Florida farmer & fruit grower

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Florida farmer & fruit grower
Uniform Title:
Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. 1893)
Alternate title:
Florida farmer and fruit=grower
Portion of title:
Florida farmer and fruit grower
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
S. Powers
Creation Date:
September 30, 1893
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
30.31944 x -81.66


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note:
Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).

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University of Florida
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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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Year. JACKSONVILLE. FLA. SEPTEMBER 80 1893. Whole No.' 13Ml NKW HKHIKHVol. :
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FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. c DO YOU KNOW we plantsand have; nearlyalt rmilfpkntsof' 'important} ECONOMIC

awl4 the't'topicaantiwarm climate of the | IIUI I world
.. Jot' DO Vnil that the scheme just HorUcul.
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I I .. UU [UU KNOW turiits was a(ready I'ViNG|\ |
best atlvantztge.-AU1'JlOUIZBJ) CAPITAL fnuULUUO.IIOX : ). J the times know this, and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity
MATHHIAIj Exchange Is fully pruiwred to supply), boxes and paper on '' of getting rare plants of us. We can supply Aloe Bamboo,Camphor, Cin
order. Write for l'rk'61J8t and torniH. 'J'l'i namon, Coffee Ualbergia, lUcoecaris,Ficus. Gamboge[; ,Hemp(Sisal), Iron-
bark Kola, Olive, ,
o '\' Jujube logwood Mahogany Nutmeg Orange Pepper.
OFFICERS o .;,-g: ,.. Quercus, Rice-paper Strychnine Tea upas, Vanilla tta:-myrtie, Xylos-.
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t. ma, Yucca, Ziugibcr plants and hundreds of others.
OBO. It. FAIKIIANKP. President.' D. flKEENLEAF: Vice-Iresident'l Send for our large catalogue,which tells all about it.IlEANONKIl.
A MlKItT' M.I IVI* Ch'iTl) Mjr. and Trcns. )I. P. TURNER Secretary. ,
IH UHC'fHtS-:), It. Fairbanks, Alachua Co; E.O. JIIIIt, Bradford o.. Ur. E. E.Imtt BKON. Oiicco Fla.
JlIIJ-Abon eo; John Fabyau Lake Co.; 11y Cnltcwr! Orange (;0,; U. oreenfeafs{ JU\'a1 Co.; ,
U. M(. Haer, )Duval Co.; A. Urott)'. IIrm'unJ Co.; F. d. Co ; C. V' Jl1l1)f,
,Manon Co.; John 31. 11I'8n, ()ct'Ola Cu; W. Is. $ l1m\\Putnam (o.; 31. 8. )foremaIl St..
Johns Co ; C. F. A. lili-lhy, Volu81a Co; Itimj. (low d, lake Co. GENUINE BERMUDA ONION.Our
Addrvte'ali corresitondeneo! to the Florida) Fruit Exchange: Jacksonville, Fla Stencils .
with full imektuK and shipping instructions,furnished on application.

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CIRCULARS OF Fell 1 of the Genuine Bermuda Onion crop of 1893: will be ready October

1st. Send in your order now.Vo have both varieties, the White and Palo Red

Price i per packet 5c; i oz., 15c>> ; 1 oz., 23c; \lIb., 8.HJ; ; lIb, $3.00, |postpaid.H. { .

a list and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties ot the Citrus
Family, which we have selected from over one hundred different varieties grown and tested by us G. HASTINGS AND CO., SEEDSMEN,
In our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of

The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States. I1"11e.1..1clCl'1el"14t: I la.

Send far circulars. Address R. i z. P I B R Ce. 40 {page Illustrated 1 Catalogue free.
sunset IUU, Lake Co., Fta, -- -

JLV iif/i' TJtiis ron fiuntvcTins ritonr FINE ABBAKA SLIPS andGOLDEN

Buy of the Weil-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN QUEEN SUCKERSNow

ST. MARY NURSERIES. ready for delivery. *

PEARS, all kinds immense stock FIGS and MUI.HKRKIKS.POMKGRANATKS. ,
rKACUKS. 60,..rtetiC-8.1JC-W: : and old. ; Box 449, Orlando, Fla.
PI.UMH, best Japan and native sorts. CAMPHOR TRKKS. --
JAPAN 1'IUtSiDtMONSvarieties all tested. TEXAS UM11KKI.LA.
GRAPHS,good supply, all leading kinds. GRKV1U.1JA ROBUST FREE RIDE TO SEE
PECANS best Paper-Shell variety. MAGNOLIA GRANIHFI.ORA.
CIUKTNUTS,Japan Mammoth, very fine. 50 varietiesWe : ,
lave other kind.-lots of them-write for what you want.
For five yearn past .Kimnles of fruit have been sent, free of charge, on application ,
from bill of trees to all who will and
fare to
Will take R. R come Nursery purchase to amount
and will be this 'cnr': hut our >>criencc and! information as to adaptability to
) eXJ ot double K. R. fare. I can afford to make this offer: ss one pleased customer means his future
your locality is worth stitch more. We have discarded I from our own orchards one trade also the trade of his! neighbors Club together and send one man from your neighborhood
variety of which we shipped 1 400 bushfls in 1S87, and this is hut one of the bun before buying: this fall
I am now preparing: to plant for myself what will be the largest orchard in the county. Priceof
drotls of varieties .
4't 4etl.S'o have built stock
our reputation on fine -some people stock as low as the lowest for first-class stock. Catalogue free.
wy theJwf! L Ex-Governor of Florida. writes: "They are beauties, and tO! ad- Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W. .
J+urahl)' j>HcktHl as to shame a novice in the business, and even many who pretendto
be experts. D. GRIPPING, Proprietor..
Prompt and careful attention to corref i>ondunce. Prices rea.sonable. Catalogue "flt't'l"U, Hmkrr C'o., Fltt
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Glen St. Mary Fla. Milwaukee F1oidaSelected Orange Bo. .

BURNETT) BROS. strains of Choicest! Varieties ol Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.UuddinjrWood.
for sale at all times.
Our stock is large and complete. PROMPT ATTENTION TO COKJtJl PONDHNCJt.
BROS For Catalogue and Price-Idat,address
FRUITS A. L. DUNCAN Manager, Dunedin, Fla.
respectfully| solicit shipments of Fruits and Vegetables. ._
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OHICABO I We are now making a ecialty i )' ofORANGES


A full line of the leading varieties of Orange & Lemon Treea at rock-bottom

and invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects. prices. Address

Reference!, b}. permission:-A. 31. IVl*, Esq., Jacksonville; National Shooawl DEER ISLAND NURSERIES

< Leather Bank, New York; the Volusia County Rink, Do Land, Fla., and the ...
Cewmereiai Loan and Trust Co.,Chicago, 159 South Water St. Oakland< Orange Co., 11.. ....:.)-#



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Surely effective and cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mite, anguil1 -

1 ula, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of the orange and tho wilt of the pineapple.It .

will not only prevent the oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve the classification of the fruit.

Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers' prices. iHfr EAN
Correspondence solicited. Ejf n

Jacksonville. Fla.




IB the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is a sovereign

remedy fot the various forms of fungi on trees and plants. Being free from all substances of a caustic, corrosive or poia-

onous nature, it can be handled with perfect safety to the person, and applied to the trees at any stage of growth without

Injury.This insecticide has been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State during the past two years, and ht

given perfect satisfaction. References furnished on application.
For Rust Mite use one quart to fifty gallons of water. When used at this strength the trees should be sprayed for

the Rust Mite twice a month through the season. Where labor constitutes the principal item of expense in spraying trey

it is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to So gallons of water, a* the

fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the

Insecticide at this strength it will save three or four sprayings through the season, thereby reducing the cost from one-

third to one-half: This Is an Advantage Possessed by no Other Preparation of Sulphur. If used in this manner it

will also kill the other insects that may be moving on the trees.

For Red Spider and Scale, use one gallon to fifty gallons of water. General directions for using sent on application.Price .

20c. Per Gallon, in barrels. If there is no agent in your vicinity, write for price delivered.

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at
& MILLER San Mateo and Citra Fla.





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UlOIUD.AJ results, the dieback and non-dieback On a plot of land where neither fire is the most perishable of all oranges

T ROW ER soils being referred to respectively as nor other disturbing causes had that come from California, besides
RIIIERYRU No. i and No. 2: interferred with the forest debris for being being slow of sale from its enormous
No I. No. 5. I nearly (forty }'ears I saw this experi- size; in fact,altogether too muchof

.......-...... .---- Silica ....,......... ............percent...75.31 percent.85.65 : ence. Its owner presumed that he a good? thing. Moreover, also, that
S. POWERS ..... ... .......
& Proprietor. Organic matter 9.26 had soil
5.11 I i a lasting to its
I as eternity, speak less
than that of the
Iron oxide and alumina.......... 5.58 6.46 price averages
-- ----- Lime ...... ............ .... 4.70 0.81 figuratively, but six or seven consecutive St. Michael or Mediterranean Sweet
TKKMS OP SUIISCKIPTION Phosphoric acid ................. 2,46 I 57 ,
For One Year .. ...........................fa.oo Magnesia: ........................2.,51 0.26 crops wore it out for corn, cot- not to mention its productive capacity,
For Six Months...... .... .............. ..... i.oo ton or other ordinary Southern crops, which proves inferior to that of other
In Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3.00 either .82 99.85 that consume so largely this element.
No acidity no sulphur in sample. oranges even common seedlings
;3f5 il>*cription8 in all cases cash in ,
advance. No discount allowed l on cue'sown You will observe that No. i The party also owned an adjoiningplot whose standard, like the thermometerin

HiiljKcription(except in a club), but to abounds in organic matter and is but separated by a large public these dog days, is continually rising
all allowed a liberal caxii commission will supercharged with phosphoric acid, road. During his recollection (and while that of Riverside's pet sinks likea

IK them. Write nn all for subscriptions terms. obtainedby an element which agricultural classesat he was a grandfather) fire had almost barometer before the rush of a cy

To every new subscriber! wo will 1 send: large seek to add to their lands annually burned it over. The surprisewas clone. One is tempted to exclaim,
|lHtpaid, a coil of Whitner's "Garden- through the medium of fertilizers at this proved the most lasting. "How are the mighty fallenl"! and to
inK in Florida." For two new sub- an annual cost of millions of dollars I I The answer was found in the returnof feel deep sympathy for those Navel
scribers, at $S.OO each, we will send, ; I potassium, phosphoric acid and worshippers of Riverside whose
while here in Florida it would seem selections
+tltaid l, of
I lta a copy 'Orange calcium oxide by the fires three
: es in
be planting ninety
Culture. to present in places to a greater average percent
Rates of advertising on application. degree than wanted. In No. 2 both of sential ingredients of plant food, besides of what they fondly dreamed

Itemittancm should ho made by check, these elements are present to a much others. A. L. C. I would always prove the boss orangeof

'letter to note.order money ofyAn order or registered, less degree, doubtless owing to its That the poison in the soil which is the citrus family.

condition and cultivation for so one cause of dieback can be worn out We know that wherever smoke is
si I:Il "AXI<< Pit 111 T (Ul"W1':Il. open
Jacksonville Fla. many years. And as to the troubleto in time or cultivated out is a fact there must be fire, but oftimes a very
the trees on No. I-has it been within the personal knowledge of the 1 little fire generates a vast cloud of

caused by over stimulation and gross writer. In a grove which has been smoke. Seriously speaking, there are

C rote and Orchard, feeding from a naturally over-fat soil ? under his constant observation, there too many sterling traits in the umbilical

It would really seem so. were eight years ago several small family for us to condemn it hastily. .
Now, this statement is given both spots of sand-pack or dead soil" Years ago travelers told of an orange ,
DIEBACK. because it may be found of interest to where no orange tree would grow I in Brazil of such royal size and deli-
Wearing Out tho Poison. orange growers generally, and, per- more than two or three years beforeit I cious flavor as to be eagerly bought at

Editor Punter and Fruit Grower: haps more selfishly, it is sought to be would show this disease. After i five cents each when other oranges

The writer is interested in an orange known what course had best be pur that the greater part of the new could be had for the asking. And .

grove located in a section north of the sued under the circumstances to COP growth would die back every summer. Brazil oranges are accounted by dealers
center of your State. The land rises rect the trouble-the die back. Lime Some trees would finally have trunksof the earliest, sweetest and best of all that

gradually from a lake front westward and potash are said not to be neutralizers three or four inches in diameter come into the Liverpool market. Of

I ly attaining; at a distance of about a in this case; indeed, the former with heads only seven or eight feet course, the desirable nickle-in-the-slot

third of a mile an elevation of sixtyor already exists to some degree, and the high. I fruit above referred to, is the identical JIlt
seventy feet. The soil, high vir phosphoric acid is stated not to be Several remedies were tried. Someof Jacobs that Riverside has hitherto been '"

gin hammock, having been cleared i in due here in any way to any cotton- the trees were taken up, holes :I ready to stake her bottom dollar upon "'!

the year 1883, is a rich, warm sand, seed meal that may possibly have remained dug under them large enough toI and the sticking of a pin into her own (
of a deep chocolate color, with abundant unappropriated. Is it or is it contain several wagon.loads of whole- peculiar and magnificent bubble must

humus, moist without being wet not best to open up the soil by frequent some soil in which the trees were considered rough on Riverside, and,

or soggy, freely interspersed with a harrowing, letting in the sun- reset. Around others half the soil 1 to say the least, an act ungenerous to .
soft crumbling sandstone; and at a L light and air for leaching purposes, was removed to a depth of a foot ina the dwellers in that fruitful city where ,
depth of three to (four feet is found and follow open' and clean culture radius of six or eight feet and no river is. The collapse of the Mandarin :
for awhile or should other be muck was spaded in to replace it. bubble, a few '
without clay or hard pan. Indeed, t to ; crops years ago, was
the eye it seems a very perfection for freely grown through the grove, witha Others were treated with copious startling to Floridians, and the echo of "
all growing purposes. view to aid the exhausting process? applications of hardwood ashes the tremendous Riverside explosion t
The trees are almost entirely of f Perhaps some of your readers who sprinkled on the surface ; others may excite apprehension among timid .
budded sour stock, some six hundredin may have been similarly troubled, or with sulphate of potash. Others had growers even in the Wire Grass State;
bearing, the balance of different such competent and kind authoritiesas large heaps of grass, weeds and briers J but, thank heaven, there are still some 1
While the Messrs. Hubbard, Hart, Phelpsand piled around them every year and 1 souls so stubbornly sanguine as not to
ages. was being
made and until within grove the last year or Adams will feel charitably dis left to rot down, potash being sprinkledinto 1 lose faith in the destiny of the umbjli-

two vegetables were cultivated in i it posed and proffer a word of advice or the piles occasionally. cal dynasty, especially if modified to
and cotton seed meal used as a fertilizer suggestion. If so, it will be much It cannot be positively affirmed I suit the exacting demands of consum- .
that either of these several remediesis
appreciated by INDICATOR. i ers.
and doubtless
quite liberally
a specific for dieback but at
For the last year the method of culti ; any For certain purposes Navels of immense -
rate-under the combined and
vation has been merely latin per size are particularly desirable. F
harrowing e REPLY UY A. L. C.
sistent attack of all of them the die-
the winter and in the Being always thin skinned solid and
early spring IJJitor; banner and Fruit Grower: ,
is about From
and the planting with conch peas. I have read with interest Indicator'sarticle sOme vanquished. generally seedless, which overgrown
of the it has
Now this is the general descriptionof touching dieback. My twenty spots disappeared examples of most other varieties de.
entirely the trees and
the surroundings, but the dieback years' experience in orange culture well loaded; with are healthy In othersit cidedly are hot, they are magnificent
visits this place quite markedly, something convinces me that overstimulation by still oranges.little but ly appropriate for slicing and sugaring -* '.-f
lingers a showing
like one hundred trees being to nitrates, either applied or found rotor decided diminution. Taken like pineapples or even with pineapples
a greater or less degree affected. ally in the soil, produces it. as a L to the ample discs of which %'
whole it is clear of
Stretching north of the grove for somefh'c The analysis of his soil accords with the a case wearing they are no mean rivals in size; and i
hundred feet the land falls gently my observations. The nitrates in the and poison it should out by be persistent their happy blending of flavors bears

away, evidently originally of the same old portion of his grove had been con who troubled encouraging this to lightly upon the sugar bowl. Thrifty
general character as that first mentioned sumed largely by the crops of corn, disease.growers are by housewives always regard with favor

but now somewhat lighter i in cotton and cane. .0' any dessert that saves sugar.

color, still interspersed with the stone, The newly cleared hammock, by Tho Navol Orange. Other things being equal, there is N'.

having been cleared some forty yearsago its dense hard-wood growth shadingthe Editor Firmer and Fruit Grower: also an economy in size not apparent

in use first as a sugar: plantationand soil for ages, stored away nitrates. Mr. H. K. Pratt, fruit broker of to the eye but susceptible of mathematical .

lying uncultivated after the late The 2.46 per cent. of phosphoric acid Minneapolis, through the RiversidePress demonstration. Two boys -:..

war unil 1883 when it was likewise does not necessarily render it phosphate and Horticulturist, is putting a once spent ten cents each in fruit; the
planted with a grove. But here the sick, but simply liberates i in few tremendous left-handed blows, ala elder selecting a couple of large Bald- .'I
die ba<'k Jon twt exist. Why the difference abundance nitrogen from its several 1 Keenan, square into the eye of f wins and the younger ten little Lady *

?+ No solution having been bases, giving over.stimulation, followed Riverside's idol. To judge from his apples. As these last were more iny

reached by competent judges who by dieback. icdnoclastic remarks, buttressed b I number and made a bigger pile when
inspected the locations, samples of> If this new section of soil was testimonials not at all flattering from laid together, the younger exultingly .
each soil were submitted for analysisto planted in corn, cotton or cane, a rem a number of important centers of fruit claimed the best bargain. At this

a skillful Metallurgist and Agricultural 1 edy no doubt would follow, as such distribution, the Navel dog has had the father set the elder figuring out '

Cbenmt with the following crops are large consumers of nitrogen. its day. They have found out that i it the solid contents of two spheres the '.".





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size of the Bald wins and ten of even within the twenty-four hours, that -- THE -

diameter with the Lady apples. To nine days thereafter twig blight wouldset

the little fellow's astonishment, the in. I also noticed that when it
figures which never lie proved that was followed by a more uniform tem- ,

the Ilaldwins contained nearly doubleas perature that the blight would stop, ,

much as the others. and at that point shoots would put JACKSONVILLE FLA.

However, granting that for ordinary i out, but if these differences of temperature ,

commercial purposes inconve should be frequent thereafterthe HARDWARE AND STOVES

nient size is an objection it behoovesone blight would extend down the ,

to "go to the ant thou sluggard," limb and form a nucleus for the destruction DOORS SASH BLINDS PAINTS OILS AND VARNISH.
and grow smaller Navels. The of the tree.
4"'V .
Double Imperial is a small Navel and On May 18, 1888, I noted the there U1.I.-"LI"

some others now being evolved by mometer at 50 at sunrise and 85 at A We are State o IWe Have

experimenters from oranges of the 4 p. m. Twig blight set in the zyth. One toTvJ Horse HOUSE HAY\ HAKES

Malta .family will probably come within On May, 1889, the difference of In stock.

regulation size. temperature between morning and the BUCKEYEMOWERS .- '' ft and H fret trntil

Whenever a high bred orange or, in warmest part of the day was 30; I : ,

fact, any orange is crossed with the wrote to friends that twig blight wouldset '!.:.\ ., :; ? The 6 foot for use Is suitable In -

Navel, the result is nearly always an in on the 17th, and it appeared as .1 ronijtlrlr ttttck of f *:
improvement decided advance not I predicted.On Minrrr nn.lIIeJHiirs ORANGE GROVES.

only in flavor but in solidity, finenessof the 11th of last May I found Factory on I'rlrr band nt \Write for Prices.WE .

grain and absence of core. The the difference of temperature to be
latter characteristic, absence of core, such as to request through our public
is one to which all Navels tend. In. newspaper that pear growers should ,
fill Hue' of .
JtrjMtlr for Same.Acme
tensive or repeated crosses of the examine their pear trees on the 20th
Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows tho
Navel often banish the core entirely, and see if twig blight had set in. The Boy
Dixie Plows and full
Cast a line of Farm and Agricultural Implement
so that the are broken is that had
segments up report twig blight not onlyset
of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr.
Horse and Hand Tools, sold
and mingled together in the most in on some varieties of pears, but
at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
promiscuous manner, bits of yellow had appeared quite extensively on

rind frequently appearing here and apple trees.

there in the pulp. Scientifically I have noticed that where pear

speaking, the Navel is really a mon- trees have been out about fifteen 4S

ster, but an amiable monster, and not years that if green crops are cultivated

the nwnsIrunturrendum Mr. Pratt among them the sap flow is increased .

would have us believe.At having a tendency to increase

the Ocala display three Navel pear blight, particularly on the Bartlett .

Bloods out of the first crop of six on a variety.-Wm. Saunders iu U. S.

small tree (and the first crop is always Government Report.

inferior) scored 94., 95 and 98. ----.r.

\Vas ever such a score previously Girdling in Orange Culture.In .

scored under the like unfavorable ..
the cultivation of fruits in the -
conditions from either Blood or Navel
northern of the Union
separately ? more parts ,

No, most emphatically no'e! girdling is sometimes employed, in ...-,-.......1II1IIIIt....' .'*w.
order assist
to productiveness. Grapesare .iiiiiI-' --
cannot afford to throw overboard the -"' -
more frequently treated this way " b. --- ._ ._ "' -
Navel. So far from this, one of our ;'
than any other fruit; but even with the
most progressive and intellient -
growers grape girdling is not often practiced.In PLANET Jit. HOUSE HOE WITH LEVEH AND LEVER WHEEL
lately predicted that in ten years _. .
culture however -- --
orange accordingto -
none but Bloods and Navels wouldbe
thought worthy of propagation.Mr. a correspondent of the FARMER IRRIGATING MACHINERYBOTH
AND girdling enters
VanDeman claims that pollen is
almost entirely wanting upon the into one of the general practices of STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.
culture. Not is the
good only pro-
stamens of the Navel bloom. So
duction of fruit increased, but it is Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers
much the more omnipotent then mustit
be-, seeing that in ordinary seasons said thequalit is very much improved.In Wrought and Galvanized Pipe, Valves.

northern grape culture girdlingnas Hose Etc. Estimates furnishedfor
the mark appears profusely upon Fittings, ,
been found
neighboring trees. This year the of the to fruit.-impair Median'sMonthly. seriouslythe Plants put in complete and guaranteed -

bloom having been destroyed by frost quality. satisfactory. Hand Spraying
in March, I have noticed a much less
Our has evidently of Send for
proportion of Navel-marked judicious contemporary Pumps every description.
trees of other varieties. Thereis attached too much imp rtanceto p Catalogue of How and When to Spray.

one exception, however, a Majorca, a recent letter in our columns Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our
which recited the successful
nearly all the specimens on which-
v machine
of in
a single grower girdlinghis
and there are man-show the es '
barren Navels. The practice is c
cutcheon. A thirty toot pole would
all in Florida.
not at common Proper
span the distance between it anda
and generous fertilizing, irrigationand
Parsons!>> Navel tree. Both bloomed
simultaneously alter the freeze. If, double-working on lemon stocks
are much more depended on to overcome _
as the doublets insist, propinquityhad e ?
the shy bearing of this fine tree, .

nothing to do with the case, then s. r ra
from the last ditch I fire PatrickHenr"s and no other variety of any prominence -

shot and exclaim, "If this be has had any complaint lodged
it. t
accident, make the most of it." against
Federal Point Hi*. lion. John V. Brown says his three
---,..- of of ,
quarter an acre Scuppernong arbor '
Olimatio Causes Poar Troe Blight.
. produced this season between 800 -
In a paper read before a meeting ofa and 1,000 bushels of grapes, and that .:"- .. 'iiiiiIII. -

pomological society, the author he pastured eighty head of hogs for "---- AGENTS FOR-

claims the discovery of the cause of three weeks under the vines, and that
I%80'V.Y..I: S' S'T'EAM
pear blight, referring it to climatic they did finely. :Mr.\ Brown says thata JUl'\'IPS.
influences as follows: good Scuppernong vine can be madeto All Letter .\l1uy..r. .. the Dttjr they are Itt..h..

I have noticed that during the cover ten acres of land, started off THE S. B. HUBBARD COMPANY

month of :May, when there was over properly when it first begins to run.- ,

30 difference in the temperature Tobacco Plant. JACKSONVILLE. FLA.



The crease of wealth will be the result. gold and send some of the gold backto The peach sends its roots deep into

1nerys Of course, as others combine we who us in return. the earth if the soil is such as it likes.It .

do not must suffer in consequence, needs good culture, not a little

Killtml liy JOHN It. IU:.\( II. .MHhouriif, and their gain will be our loss. So Pineapplo Culture. hoeing-but the ground well plowedand

Fin. ..... I then, as monopoly is the order of the The number of plants distributed worked with a cultivator at least

age, we must all combine in self during the year amounted to over 60,. eight months of the year.AS .
Crop ReportThe defense. ooo, consisting of quite a variety ofuseful
pineapple crop on the East I do intend laud the Fruit species considered worthy of
not to
Coast this I have found tobacco
season has not been a heavyone. propagation and disseminition and stems excellent
for I do think it ,
Exchange necessary
The protracted cold of last
January which
are in demand for trial culture.
but the I wishto
while it caused very little local or expedient; point Pineapple production is a pronounced The peach wants a liberal supply of
is this should
make : we control the
frost and consequent damage to the success in Southeastern Florida, and potash. The past season I got good
foliage, checked and retarded the I market on Florida pines by combining applications for plants of good kindsare results from the use of a fertilizer of

plants so that the main bloom was a our sales through an organization, in far beyond the ability of the de- which the analysis reads (and I thinkit
order to stand chance the
any present
month later than on the preceding true):
partment to supply with its
In of the present
day. spite disadvantageat
>'ear limited facilities. Foresing that pineapple Ammonia. 2 to 3 per cent.
which the Exchange operated this
The Phosphoric acid. 6 to
percentage was considerably culture be 7
was to a profitable
below that summer, owing to the defection of Potash. .
of last year owing probablyto the 10 to 12 .
department, somethingover
shippers and the hostility of the commission
the same influence; plants which ten erected To those desiring to plant I will
years ago, a glass
would ordinarily have blossomed early men taking into account structure for the sole purpose of suggest to do it early. As soon as
and borne a May or June apple have numerous losses from delays on small pineapples. A collection propagating of growth stops on the tree strip off its

been delayed till the fall crop, which shipments to commission men, the named kinds was procured from Eng leaves, trim to a straight stick, cut off

will be quite heavy this season. I do Exchange, I find, averaged rather better land, where the finest varieties of this the top down to three feet and it, is

not think the percentage for the entire returns all around, and all through, fruit be found. ready to plant.If .
are to The kinds
than did the other tribe. In of
season will be very far below that of spite planting is delayed, as is often
mainly propagated are (i Queen
) ((2))
all some losses will be occasioned by the
last until
year in consequence. Many new Trinidad Moscow case, February or March
failures of houses and absolute dishonesty ((3)) Queen, ((4))
acres came into bearing this and Montserrat much of the growing season is lost
year ((5)) Carrington, ((6)) Rip-
while those reliable
hence, in spite of the smaller yield, and perhaps the tree does poorly on
houses cannot always sell fruit to the ley, ((7)) Prickly Cayenne, (8)) Black
the main crop showed an increase of Prince account ot this late planting.
((9)) Jamaica, ((10)) Prince
best advantage on their own market
about 10,000 crates upon that of last. Albert, ( u) Princess JAMES MOTT.[
and the
shipper cannot judge so well .
I Last season we shipped about
I ambton
19,000 ((13)) Charlotte Rothschild
where it will bring the best prices at Artificial Stone Pipe.FMitor .
and this
crates about )
28,000 to ooo Smooth
29 ((14)) Cayenne.
the time of its arrival as an experienced Farmer and Fruit Grower: y
up to J July i5th, while the late sum Numbers 4,8 and are rather small
mer and fall fruit will manager, who, like a commander in- There is no doubt that cement PiP.
probably bring sized fruits
the chief, gets all the intelligence, controlsall rarely exceeding three ing deserves all that is claimed for
year's shipment up to 35,000 or the forces and directs them where pounds in weight. Numbers i, 3 and it if it is properly made, butI
40,000 crates. 6 well known
are kinds of fine flavor
This they will do the most good as circum- I would venture a few remarks that
year the first organized effort and not often seen over five pounds in
stances may dictate. may be of use to of
was made the any your
by to obtain
growers weight. Number
:: to a large
The for bids fair readers proposing to invest in it.
better shipping and marketing facili- crop next year to.. size, from ten to twelve pounds in
ties. The Indian River and Lake more than double that of this, unlessa i weight, and is an old cultivated kind Nothing but clean sand should be
Worth Pineapple. Growers' Association heavy loss by cold or other calam better known as the Providence. Numbers used, river washed if posible, but if

invited the Florida Fruit Ex ity occurs between now and next 5 and 12 are fine fruits, and will this is not procurable only the very
May. On the peninsula alr.fie best and cleanest pit sand and if pos-
change to enter the field and help average about eight pounds in weight.
sible an admixture of coarse and fine
from Malabar East
handle the opposite to Melbourne
promising As flavor
crop support to there is not an inferiorsort
with the usual results. When the I am informed by a resident in the collection. Pineapples of grain. The proportion of sand shouldnot

time came and a few returns came in that I 100 acres will come into bearing Florida growth will soon acquire as exceed two parts of sand to one

from the Exchange below what had and this should mean 6,000 to 10,000 great a reputation for excellence as of cement, where it is measured loose,

been obtained by some commissionmen crates, for, as a general thing, theyare oranges grown in that State have already and these should be turned over at
well fertilized and tended. The least four times so as to be thoroughly
the usual
panic set in, stirred up reached-U. S. Gov't Report.
and nursed by the representatives of crop of the entire coast three years .-.-.--- blended together while dry, being

the commission houses, who were on ago was less than 10,000 crates and Poach Culture in Brief. mixed again when the water is added.It .

the spot for a desperate fight. Inconsequence then this tract did not ship 100. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower : would, I think, be advisable to use

a large share of the crop At the 40 acre plantation of Mr. Mr. Manville's article in a late these proportions with good Rosendale

of the members of the Association was Ingraham at East Melbourne some i number of your valuable paper on the cement rather than three or four to

deflected into various other channelsand very large fruit has been grown for failure of the peach when budded upon one of Portland as is frequently done. .

instead of being entrusted to the the past two seasons, due to very the plum as a stock reminds me how Such piping, of good cement and

one organization to enable it to con heavy fertilization, though the landis hard I have tried for the past; few clean sand, thoroughly and carefully

trol the market, was turned over to rather light. Mr. W. F. Richards, years to make a I peach tree for our mixed, will without doubt outlast and

its enemies to be used as material to however, this summer produced a planters here in Florida to plant that be cheaper than any iron pipe ; but it

enable them to control the Exchangeand I crop on eight; acres of new hickory would withstand that old curse : is a maxim of the engineering profes

hence to injure the market.: There i land, well manured and tended, a "peaches are no good in Florida." sion that a structure is no stronger than

may be a great cry against monopolyby first crop, which for size and yield, They plant it and let it starve to the strength of its weakest part, and if

those who are not deriving any in spite of the cold, surpassed anything death for the want of a little good equal care is not taken in the several

benefit from such a source, but let any before done on this coast. Most fertilizing and decent culture and then steps of construction: of the cement

one of them discover some wonderfully of his fruit packed less than sixty to say root-knot killed it. pipes they may fell just at the time

late or early seedling orange or the barrel crate, while some run as I have given it up ; it cannot be when most needed during a fining

some remarkably large and fine chance large as thirty-four (we are only dealing done. through the pressure of water

pineapple on his own plantation and with common Red Spanish pines, There are some lands in the Stateon the weakest point, as it has done in

see how much of a communist he will not Porto Ricos); and one carload of which peaches will not do ; and so some notice.cases that have come under my

be with it. If he don't advertise it 100 crates of these giant beauties were I have found in all States of my ac

and sell buds or slips at fabulous sold in Boston by the Exchange for quaintance. Growers proposing outlay in this
direction should that this
prices till he sets out his whole plan- $1,756, quite late in the season. This I have found this : that if we take stipulate
tation with it and does not monopolize car contained but one crate of Queens good high pine land-I I want it new great care should be taken, that the

his discovery so far as he can and many of the crates sold as: highas before it has been injured with garden contractor should give a guaranteethat

make it a financial success to do so, twenty.five and a half cents per ap truck and cow peas-the peach tree his pipe should support at least
twice the
he is a very different man from the ple. grows as well, is as healthy and seem. proposed pressure one
month old and should retain
average Florida planter with whom I The improved shipping facilities ingly as long lived, as it is anywhere. a percentage
of the hold
have been brought in contact. furnished us I b)' the new road will There is this about it though, we must price paid as a on
the Care should also be
The fact of the matter is, combina enable us to get; our fruit to marketin not expect something from nothing.

ton or "monopoly" is the order of splendid ordrr. The wolves" are All our pine lands are entirely lacking, while taken that the and pipes do not. dry out

the present age and quite rightly so. inclined to do the right thing by the with one exception, in all the elementsthe setting hardening.I.. R. ORD.

J'/urifas Unum, our national motto, 4husbandmen," and now it remainsto peach tree requires not only to .City Point. P1a.

counsels it, and by combinations fully be seen whether the latter will make the tree but the fruit ; and unlesswe _. .....

carried out in every detail: of business allow the "foxes" to consume all our are ready to supply them we had California fruits are playing havoc

the world over, real economy and in- earnings and sell to the consumer for better not plant the tree. with the New York orange market.





J. ALEX. MTTLK relflettt. LOCKIIAUT 1.ITTI.tJeer..tar! ,. and Treasurer








Special Invitation Extended to All to Visit Our Factory. PROMPT SHIPMENTS. GREAT CARE AND ATTENTION GIVEN TO ALL ORDERS.

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FJ1R\iE\: ]\ } D TleEI\ decoction of tobacco and sprinkled it quite different from the tomato, in that sand was also tried with equally negative
over them; this checkmated them the whole plant suffers from the first. results. On this moist sand mycelia
Celery in tho Flatwoods. completely. The potato can withstand the disease were often sent out lour to five
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower : To make the plants grow stocky, I much longer than the tomato. inches long. The most favorable temperature -
occasionally snipped off two or three The is for the of the
At your request I will give you 3. egg plant probably at- growth mycelium -
briefly my methods of raising celery.As inches of the tops of them with shears.As tacked worse than any other plant. It is 80 to 95 F. A single sclera
you are doubtless aware, the an experiment I potted a thousandof shows a slight discoloration of the fo tium will send out mycelia repeatedlyuntil
greatest difficulty in this matter Is to them, and it gave them a great ad. liage and some of the older leaves fail it has exhausted its entire mate-
get the seed to sprout and save the vantage when they came to be set from the stems. Finally the whole rial.
out though this would be rather tedious wilts. *-.-.-
young and tender plants through the plant The stems rarely produce
alternate beating rains and blightingsun for field culture. sclerotia, but the fruit is a very prolific A Now Vegotablo.
heat of the "rainy season To They were set out November 14. medium. The live fruit is better than Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
overcome this formidable obstacle, My land is a good class of flatwoods (I the dead. About three years ago my sister sent
some growers have proposed to sow don't like the black muck land so well), 4. Dtstnodium molls suffers in a very me from New Orleans what she calledan
their seed as early as April in order to with a clay sub-soil two feet or so below peculiar way. A single leaflet, usual air potato, and said it was good to
secure cooler weather and then keep the surface. Furrows were run ly the terminal, wilts and dries up, or eat. The potato somewhat resembledan
the plants along with a slow growth out ten inches deep, two or three it may be only a portion of a leaflet Irish potato in appearance. It, of
until the time for replanting comes in inches of good barnyard compost was that shows the attack. course, was duly planted, more from
the fall. strewn along the bottom and covered The following is a list of hosts on curiosity than anything else. The
I sowed my seed, the Boston Market with about the same depth of soil, which the disease has been observed: plant proved to be one of the yams or
variety, August 27th, in a very leaving the furrows finally about five Tomato, potato, egg plant, Lugumino dioscorea. Like all that class, it is an
rich, deep, mellow bed framed with inches deep. The plants grew off set, Dcsmodium 11011Eng"o" tana ornamental climber. After it has
boards for the reception of sash as ina finely from the start especially the i dense, Ercchtites hieracifolia, summer made some growth aerial bulbs form at
winter hot bed. They were scat- potted ones. B. II. ALUEN. squash, nutmeg melon, water melon, every joint of various shapes, some
tered evenly over the surface, which Lawtey, Fla. amarantus (two species), beet, hydrangea I very unique and odd. The vine is
---- -e-- -----
had been raked very smooth, but not Daphne odorat cabbage.Tne more than forty feet long, with numer
packed; then I sprayed them thoroughly An Egg Plant and Tomato Disease. host is attacked just at the ous branches, all loaded with these
and covered them with gunnysacks The following paper was read by ground line or below. It is not uncommon potatoes. No attention was paid to
which I also wetted. Then I Professor P. II. Rolfs, of the Florida to find tomato plants attacked the fact that it was eatable the past two
put my sash on, which created a heat Agricultural College, at the late Madison four inches below the ground.In years, and it was only looked upon as
inside that fairly made the ground meeting of the American Associa- the tomato the mycelium does an ornamental and curious vine. Having .
steam. I lifted up the sacks everyday tion lor the Advancement of Science: not ascend to more than three or four some very large bulbs or potatoes
and looked underneath, then laid For a number of years there has inches above the ground line; in the weighing from one to two pounds, I
them back and wetted them again.It been in Florida a disease of egg plant brow it often goes two or three inches thought of having some cooked. In
usually takes weeks to make celery and of tomato to such an extent that above the ground line. flavor it resembles a very fine Irish
seeds sprout, but in three days I couldsee the growing of the former has been That the leaves which manifest the potato; it also tastes and in appearanceputs
that my seeds were J germinating.I almost entirely abandoned, and that of disturbance are not the seat of disorder one in mind of the Northern kindsof
then took the sacks off aid spread the latter seriously interfered with. may be proved by a very simple sweet potatoes. Perhaps some read.
them on top of the sash to make it Each host attacked presents a different experiment. Cut the branches of a er has the plant and knows its true
dark inside, still looking at and spray- appearance,and even individual plants plant but recently affected and place ; name. This yam is an annual, and
ing the plants every day. After a dayor show differences. I will briefly de.. in a beaker of water; and you will root dies when touched by frost. It is my
two I raised the sash a few incheson scribe the appearance of a few speciesas a plant free from disease. belief that this plant will become one
the upper side, and as the plants seen under artificial inoculation. The mycelium, under favorable con- of the most useful food plants. Let
soon began to grow leaning toward 1. The tomato plant when attacked ditions, grows one to two inches in me say here I have no bulbs to spare,
this small allowance of light, I raised shows the wilting of a single leaf, and twenty-four hours. With such rapid as I want all to plant next year.
the sash more and more. this one the last fully developed one I growth, it is an easy matter to obtain We have had an abundance of rain,
As the next step toward hardeningthem on the branch. It sometimes happensthat I pure cultures. causing grass to grow, and on many
I took the sacks off the rash en- this leaf may resume its former The sclerotium is spherical. It va. strawberry patches it has killed out
tirely, replacing them with one and position during a moist night, but the ries in size from about two millimetresto nearly all the plants. The sweet potato -
one-half inch slats laid with one and next day it wilts again. Oftener, how very much smaller. All efforts to crop will be large, ana in due timeI
one-half inch spaces between them, ever, the whole branch wilts and dies. induce it to fruit have thus far proved will let your readers hear from me as
but still keeping the sash on, raised a The time elapsing between the infec unsuccessful. Some were kept dry in to how the Vineless, General Grant
little all around. tion and death of plants varies with the laboratory for twelve months. and the new Florida seedling, Nancy
.., Next, I removed the slats; lastly, the climatic conditions and the quan. Specimens of these were taken and Hall, turned out.
the sash. From the time the seeds tity of infectious material used. Often placed on moist sand at intervals. JULIUS SCHNADKLBACH
sprouted until I took everything off, before the wilted appearance the plant About the same time some were Grand lUy. Ala., Sept. 16, ISI.
exposing them to the full light of the tries to prevent the catastrophe by brought in from the field and placedon .
sun, it was about two weeks. starting new roots from the stem at a moist sand also. All failed to pro- The advent of the shooting seiuon is
I now had a beautiful stand o/ point above the surface of the ground. duce anything but mycelia. Others hailed with delight by all i eportsrncn.I .
thrifty plants, but I found that the 2. The potato loses its bright green were covered with one-half inch or so I' They will be interested in the announcement -
in another column by the famous -
insects were preying on them. To color and the leaves take on a yellowish of sand with the same result. Re- I' gun houso of Win. Head & Sons,
meet these pests I prepared a strong sickly appearance. In this it is peated moistening and drying of the Boston: ,Mass.





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Remedy for Weevil. known, are strictly thoroughbred,

Mr. John W. Rice writes to the Poult!]}'. while their numerous cousins of the Apiary,

Live Oak Banner: "Last winter, after same name have been "made" by the
I had housed my corn, I obtained admixture of the blood of other breedsof ""'- --
Edited by E. W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla.
of Boo.
Sting a
through Evans Bros., of Live Oak, a fowls. Thus the Browns are in-

few pounds of bi.sulphide of carbon.I Chicken Talk.I debted to the blood of the Black-Red The sting of a bee is composed of

took a long tube and worked it into Game, the Partridge Cochin and the two spears of polished horn held in a

the corn to bottom of barn on one am a firm believer, says Fanny Black Spanish for the exceeding richness sheath. One gets a notion of the

side and poured in one pound of the Field, in having a separate place for of their colors and the whites in sharpness of the weapon by a very

stuff, stopped upper end of tube and the sitting hens where they can do their earlobes. The White Leghorn. simple comparison. The edge of a

let it remain two weeks. I then made their work undisturbed by the layers.It had no need to borrow the plumage of very keen razor, when examined under -

_ the same operation on the other side does not pay to fix up a nice nest any other breed, and so we find it now a good microscope, appears as

of barn. The weevils were pretty especially for a sitter and then have as it has existed for an unknown number broad as the back of a thick knife,

thick in the corn, but they soon disappeared your work all upset by some perverse' of years, the most notable and deservedly rough, uneven and full of notches.An .

and I have them no more. layer who, no matter how many other popular of the pure white exceedingly small and delicate

My barn is freer from weevils in nests there may be handy, will insist fowls among all the smaller breeds of needle similarly scrutinized resemblesa

August than it has been in March upon crowding in with the sitter. If poultry. There is an impression prev- rough bar 'from a smith's forge.

before. I must say it is a decided you have no separate building or sep alent in some quarters that White Leg The sting of a bee, viewed throughthe

I would be without it arate room that you can use for the horns instrument shows flawless
success. not are more prolific even than: their same a
though it cost me $5 a pound. I have sitters, you can surely fix up a place colored relatives in the matter of egg polish, without the least blemish or

a supply for the present crop, and somewhere. A temporary partition production. The introduction of blood inequality, ending in a point too fineto

shall put each bottle in a box, slattedon either of boards or lath across one end breeds that cannot be regarded as superior be discerned. In the act of

top to prevent the breaking of the of your poultry house will furnish the in laying qualities would give stinging the spears, each of which

bottle, place the box on the floor of needed room. If you can keep this color to this idea, but the fact remains |I has nine barbs and is grooved witha

the barn and throw the corn on it- part 01! the poultry "kind o' dark"in that both the Brown and the Black channel for the passage of the

the bottle unstopped, of course I shall a sort of twilight, by keeping a variety are known to be marvellous poison, emerge from the sheath. One

use one bottle to zoo bushels of corn. thick curtain over the window exceptat producers of eggs, "made up" though of them is plunged into the flesh of

My stock have eaten both corn and feeding time, so much the better, they are. The truth of the matter is the victim, the other following, and

shucks treated with carbon and had for hens when sitting like a place probably this, that the characteristicof alternately they penetrate deeper and

no injurious effects. The stuff is worth where it is not very light. prolificacy has been so firmly established deeper. The venom is forced to the

millions to the South, where the corn Feed and water your sitters regularly in the Leghorn race that \the end of the spears by much the

weevil is so destructive and annoying." I once a day, and have a supply of admixture of a little foreign blood has same process as that which carries

gravel and a dust bath in the room. not sensibly injured the breed, especially the poison from the tooth of a snake

Broad-and-Moat Science: Needed. Whole corn is the best food for sitting as it has been bred back in all when it bites.

fiditor Fanner and Fruit-Grower: hens. If you feed your sitters regularly cases to the Leghorn shape and char- .

I think it would pay you to push about the same time each day they acteristics. One thing is certain, how- Facts About Honey.
in Middle and West Flor- will come off at that time, and while
your paper the White is
ever, variety not surpassedby The largest natural hive in the
Ida.Ve of this section have they are off can take a glance at
no use yuu fowls in the of
any living matter world is that of Kentucky, known
for orange culture alone, but want a the nests and see that everything is all the basket.
successfully filling
egg under the name of "Mammoth[ Bee
touching the different branchesof right. After the hens are all back on
paper With them the record for "
highest productiveness Hive. It is, in fact, a cavern, the
agriculture, including fruits, nuts, their nests, which will be in from ten. has been
I ever reported largest of which is
grapes, etc. The orange industry is to fifteen minutes, usually, you can
made. When a flock of fifty hens of feet high, and which extends to aboutten
all well enough but there are put things to rights, put down the
many any other breed can be induced to lay acres. It is in hard rock
outside the belt curtain and depart in Beyondthis very ,
living orange peace. $ worth of the
:00 eggs in one year and the whole height is covered with
who care very little how oranges; are feeding and general watchful breeders of White Leghorns will haveto honey by the bees.

raised or how sold, for their interestis oversight of your sitting hens let them lower their colors; but they are not M. Bertrand, a famous French

in hog and hominy, and would soon alone. A good many beginners fuss likely to be called upon to do so for apiculturist, has hives containing
a that would show them altogether too much with their sitting
support paper some time to come. The Brown and twenty-six rows, being double the
just how to raise meat and bread. I, the Black .
hens.When Leghorns are, perhaps, Capable ordinary English hives.
for one lived in Florida five before the chicks are hatched let
years of record but
making as good a The largest beekeeper in the worldis
I could raise anything and had to them alone. I know that it is hard, so excellent a result has not yet been M. Harbison of California who
learn by actual experience finally, andI especially for the beginner in poultry far I informed." ,
reported, as as am 6,000 hives supplying 200-
was subscribing to four papers published raising, to resist the temptation to poke ---... ,-- possesses of ,
000 pounds
in the State. These were all about under the old hen to see '"how Overcrowding1.Next honey per annum.
The United States is at the
good papers, but had the orange fever many eggs have been hatched," and to lack of exercise, over- head of the list of honey-produc

and devoted j pages each week to that how many are going to hatch, remove crowding is a sad mistake. We have ing countries. There are estimatedto
industry, and only at rare intervals the empty shells, etc., but it is not
seen yards were hardly large be 2,800,000 hives belonging to
told how to cultivate cabbage or feeda necessary; in fact, the hen will get
enough for a trio of fowls into which 70,000 rearers, and producing 61000,000 ,-
pig. No, sir, we want a paper that along much better: without any ot your were fairly packed a flock of fifteen.It pounds of honey yearly.In .
will tell us how to make a living from I meddling. The danger that the hen is false will
economy. Nothing Greece there are hives
this Florida sand and I believe will chicks to death, or that 30,000 ,
your tramp any work to the detriment of the businessso producing pounds of honey
paper could do it without trouble. I any of the pipped eggs will be "capped"by 3,000,000 ;
quickly as overcrowding. quarter in Denmark, 90,000 hives, producing
am yours truly, ARTHUR BROWN.Santa empty shells is really very small.
of an acre for fifteen fowls is not 2,000,000 pounds; in Russia, no,*
After the chicks out let the hen
Rota are
County"0_ too much. Scatter the grain over this 000 hives, producing the same quan.
alone until she ready to leave the
Mr. S. H. Raulson, of Kathleen, is of her gets free will. If space as far as you can throw it, and tity; in Belgium, 200,000 hives, producing
engaged in raising sheep and hogs on nest own youdon't all will get their share. It is not uncommon 5,000,000 pounds in the
bother her she will usually
Withlacoochee, and reports that stayon to see individual hens driven Netherlands, 240,000 hives, producing
the nest until the next day after
back meal time bullies in the
he is having splendid success with at by 6,000,000 pounds. In France a
Don't be afaid that the
both. He tells us that sheep do well hatching. flock, when kept in small enclosures.But yield of 25,000,000 pounds is obtained
chicks will starve or even "stunted"in
in the low, flat lands here, and are get wi.en the grain is widely distrib. 'from 950,000 hives. In Germanyand
that first twenty-four hours after
comparatively free from disease. This uted the stronger birds have no Austria the production is very
hatching. Early forcing chicks to eat
of chance of crowding out the weakerones. the
may seem strange.; to people more nearly same.
before the egg yolk, which was absorbed Let be .
northern latitudes, where sheep generally your capacity large *- +
the last thing before the chick
do best in a high, rolling coun enough to accommodate the amountof South Florida, and especially Lee
came out of the shell, has had time to
try. But it must be remembered that stock you have.-Germantown county, is a great country (or bees.
digest is one cause of mortality
this is Florida, and Florida beats all among Telegraph. |There is something in bloom for themto
chicks. ._______
young --- --,
other countries in everything. Mr. feed on during the entire year, and
Raulson has no trouble in selling his One of the best tonics for chickensis they keep on laying up honey for the
Tho Leghorn Fowl.A .
few nails in
sheep on the range at $2.50 per head, to keep a rusty every winter that never comes.-Ft. Myers
writer in the Gentleman which have
Country vessel in they water.
gets from one to two clippings of Press.
in speaking of merit, says: "There is --- -e- --- .
wool a -e.Horeford's
year.Looks -e- -- one thing to be said of the White Leg- FOR DYSPEPSIA,
Indirefttion and Stomach disorder tats Acid PhosphateFor
if horn that cannot be properly said of .
as England must be our munv.vs moN IJITTKUS.An ImpMlrrd Vitality
other varieties of the family. deafen k !it,81 per bottle. Genuine bu
of the
market for -
as a early any tt&do-ciuk and erased: red lines on wrapper. and weakened energy, is wonderfully suc
oranges. I The Whites, so far as can be ce8 rul.THE .



handsome huge Palma Christi! tree that Numerous button holes are often un

eels. stood in the yard of his home place in Our Rural )fiome necessary. Tapes can sometimes be

South Orlando. The trunk had a made to take the place of buttons and

A has been thirty-inch girt at the first limb, whichwas Our Two Opinions.Us button holes and possess some advan-
new enterprise inaugu.
ten and a half feet from the ground
of the
; tages; even narrow strips goods
rated in Gainesville. B. C. Drake is two wuz IKJVS when we fell out-
at this point it divided into three large be used. On made
now operating a fly-shuttle cotton Nigh\ to the ago f my youngest now ; may pillow cases
loom, and is turning out a fine branches that spread to thirty feet Don't rec'lect what 'twuz about, for ordinary use I prefer the tapes, as
very across or about ninety feet around. Some email diir'rence, I'll allow I can sew on half a dozen in the timeI
specimen of rag carpet. Mr. Drakeis The tree was just thirty feet from the I Lived next neighbors twenty years, would cut and work two button
purchasing all carpet rags of A hatin' each other 'nd Jim-
everycolor me
ground to its and was only about holes of the
which he will weave into car- top lie havin' his opinyin ume to say nothing injury to
three old. The wind blew it the in the latter.
Gainesville Sun. years 'Nnd I havin' my opinyin uv him. eyesight making
pets. down and Mr. Boone had it cut into the
has when
Happily, day
Mr. T. F. Huggins, of Sanford, fire wood, making about a cord.-Or- Grew up together, 'nd! wouldn't speak, and bolster gone by
Courted! testers 'nd married 'em too pillow cases were
( ,
who has the lando
contract to pack a large Reporter.
Tended same mcetin' house oncct a with tucks, embroidery, etc. Plain
number of boxes of Louisiana
oranges, While in Dr. Foster's grove a few week, ones, with neat hems, I consider in
left for New Orleans last week with
days ago we were shown by Mr. Leea A-hatin' each other through 'ml better taste in our rural homes, unlessit
five from San- !
twenty- orange packers novel and effective method of curing; through be in the guest chamber, which we
But Abo
ford and Orlando.Mr. when Linkern asked the Wet
the trees of foot.rot, wood lice, girding F'r soldiers we answered-me'nd Jim- all want to be as pretty as possiblefor
L. E. Haynes, of the firm of etc. One tree that was badly 1 lie havin' his opinyin uv me an expected friend. While on

Hayncs, Young & Bailey, has just received affected with (foot-rot was treated as 'Nd I havin' my opin'intV him this subject let me say I think white

returns from a shipment of follows: The diseased portion of the But[ down in TennesjHX) one night counterpanes always in good taste ina

pineapples to New York City, whichare tree was cut out, then the wash applied There was Bound of llrin fur away bed room, and we ought to pray there
highly satisfactory, some of the and after a time when the wood Nnd the sergeant allowed there'd bo a will be no revival of the manyhuedbed

apples bringing seventy-five cents showed signs of healing, roots were fight quilt our grandmothers used to
each. -Reporter.The brought from healthy, vigorous orange With day.Nd .the Johnnie lobs some time next "piece," with the revival of other old-

California Fruit Grower,. trees, the cut end carefully slipped I wa thinkin' of Lizzie and! home, fashions. One or two in a house are
speaking of tobacco culture, disclaimsany under the bark after the manner of Jim stood afore me, long 'nd! slim- useful, if the odds and ends of dress

hope of outdoing Florida and budding, and the root bedded in the He bavin': his opinyin uv me goods are used in the making, and
says if California followed the lead soil. This transplanted root soon 'Nd I havin' my opinyin uv him! time is no object. But for the brilliant

of Florida it would be much nearer takes hold and sends new, healthysap Seemed like wo knew there wuz goin Morning Star," the "Sun-
the devil than it cares to be.Ve call into the tree, and in time will outgrow Serioti flower Quilt" etc., made by sewing
the gentleman from California to the diseased part. The same trouble f'r me 'ml him- vivid reds and yellows on aground of
order; his language is unparliamentaryand method will save a tree entirely gIr- Us[ two shuck hands, did Jim 'nd me, white-what more willful waste of
Hut word from Jim/ !
unbecoming to a gentleman. dled by wood lice.-Oviedo Chron- lie went never his a way 'nd I went me mine or time, as well as material? None, in

Never feed your Kieffer pears to cle. 'Nd into the battle roar went we- my mind, unless it be the everlasting

cattle without first chopping them into The statement made by the Chron I[ havin' my opinyin uv Jim "tatting" that was in vogue some
'Nd he havin' bin opinyin uv me! and threatens become
icle a month that the years ago ( to
"mince meat. A. V. Clubbs lost a ago orange cropon
fine cow last week from choking on the east side of I Lake Charm wouldbe Jim never come back from the war again, fashionable again), and the incessant

whole pears taken hastily for dessert. large is borne out by a trip through Hut I hain't forgot, that last, last night crocheting some ladies indulge in.
There is great danger in feeding tur these proves last Friday. The Far- 'hen waitin' f'r orders us two men i Fine Hamburgs" are, in every
Made 'nd shook hands! afore the
up I have word
not to
well, Couch and McChesney sense cheaper.
nips, potatoes, apples, etc., of round groves fight;
form, without first boiling or cuttingup. will have very fine crops, a great Nd after all it's i-oothin to know say against a moderate amount of
The popular remedy is to use a many of the trees having as many That here I be 'nd yonder's Jim- fancy work, in its place. But it seems

swab like a ram rod to force the "ball" oranges as they should hold up. And lie havin' his opinyin uv me entirely out of place where we too
'Nd! I havin' opinyin uv him! often it. However I
beyond the lodgment. Many\ of the the fruit is of excellent appearance, my Fitld, see suppose
pears weigh over an avoirdupois the systematic methods of sprayingand Kwjme this, too, is a matter of personal taste.
culture as carried out by Mr. Many a woman will sit two hours
J J.
pound and would surely choke a Tho Family Sowing.-II. "
yearling cannon.-Pensacola NQWS. II. Lee showing plainly the good results For Our Rural Home : over a pretty piece of "work, who
of his Only a could not muster energy enough to
Men's shirts and other
The first of garments arc
shipment oranges, con very small percentage of russets can cultivate a lily or hoe a rose bush.
sisting of forty boxes, will be made be seen, and the most careful gradingwill now out invariably clothes fast bought.and Childrenwear But, Mr. Editor, I'll stop right here,
tomorrow morning by Mr. C. O. they oughtto I find I'm
as getting on hobby.
make my
not over 5 cent. russet.
per be made of serviceable and
Swanson. This is the earliest goods,
ship Dr. Foster's is also showing I MINNIE GILMORE MILLS.St. .
ment that has been made from Oviedo great improvement grove this season. The plainly, yet very substantially fash I T Thomas Fla.
since the Chronicle has been ioned. .
keeping .
is than (last but still
larger ,
crop year
Hut how often mother
we see a ,
tally, beating the previous earliest Tho President's
far short of a full yield. The irrigation Baby
who is already tired with the exertionof
fifteen This
shipment by days. applied to this grove has much cooking breakfast for a family of wears all white cloaks.
fruit from that show the
trees ;
effects comes of too much ammonia the to do with the great improvement in half a dozen, catch up her sewing the One is of white flannel, lined with
or- the trees.-Oviedo Chronicle.We moment the dishes are off the table, white silk. It falls in gathers from

anges having that it a tendency to best drop were shown Tuesday a hand. not even taking time to brush her hairor the neck and it has very full sleeves,
freely so was thought to
and ship them at some specimen from the dairy herd of don a clean calico wrapper, in orderto which are finished with a silk ruffle.
pick once. Regular
in ?\Ir.V.. J. Johnson, proprietor of put the really unnecessary finishing The neck of the cloak has a silk ruffle
shipments may commence two
weeks, provided markets are favora. "Grassland" dairy and stock farm, touches Mamie's everyday frock or around it high at the back of the neck
ble.-Oviedo Chronicle.The situated eight miles north of Tallahas Freddie's new suit. and tapering to a very narrow frill

see. The cow we saw was a hand Boys have an advantage over girlsin under the chin. This is done out of

Tallahasseean has heard of some high grade Jersey which was regard to dress. They can go out regarjl to the comfort of baby's neck.

more than 6,000 bushels of oats raised being shipped to parties in South for a romp without being in mortal fear The caps of Baby Cleveland are

by some half dozen farmers this sea- Florida, where Mr. Johnson finds an lest they tear the lace or embroiderythat like Tam o'Shanters. The "Tarn"

son, and now nearly ready for market. almost unlimited demand for the excellent a weary mother has put on per part is not very large, but the rim

Suppose they should offer their product quality of butter produced on haps by lamp light, when her eyes which answers for a headpiece is big

for sale in Tallahassee, who is his dairy farm as well as ready sale and nerves ought to be at rest. enough to fit down over baby's brow

there here that would take the lot? for first class; well trained mulch cows, The sewing machine was intendedas and cover up the back of baby's head.

They can sell in small lots to those at prices equal to at least three times a boon to overworked women ; so The cloak with its high ruffle comes

who keep horses but there is no one the value of scrub cows kept in the it really is, when used as it should be, up to meet the Tarn o'Shanter.

buying for shipment. Now, if there usual manner. Mr.[ C. D. Johnson, not steadily,and for the purpose of make Baby Cleveland's shoes are of fine

.q- was a first-class hustler, who would brother of Ir.V.. J. Johnson, has ing more elaborate garments. An extra white chamois skin, embroidered with
lease a warehouse, get some sacks, pay engaged with the latter in the busi hour's running of the sewing machine white silk floss. The soles of the shoesare

a fair price for oats and ship them ness above mentioned. Having in each: day for a week will tell on a wo made like a little boatupturnedall

south and east by the carload, he could use a mechanical separator (of the De- man's health (unless she has more endurance around-and the tops are put on

make money in spite of the high Laval make), they are considering the than any one I know). Better with a buttonhole stitching of the floss.

freights. Couldn't he? advisability of shipping sweet creamto far that she shut the machine altogetherand For summer there are to be some silk

The recent wind storm, which madeits some of the large hotels of East I do the work by hand, as she will ones, made after the same pattern and

effects only slightly felt in this city and South Florida, through the com certainly then stop working on a gar. half a dozen pairs of "tennis shoes,"
deprived Mr.[ C. A. Boone of a ing winter.-Tallahasseean. ment when it is well enough made. or shoes of tennis flannel.



Mrs. Cleveland made most of baby's mer for about fifteen minutes; or let it BOONE'S EARLY ORANGESTILL

underclothes with her own hands, although stand in a deep pan of boiling water

she employed a fine seamstressto in a hot oven for the same length of LEADS TUB PROCUSSION

cut them out. They are very simplein time. When it is done, turn it out on nut the demand being greater than the supply we had to let our "Ad." take a rest. Can now

desig -. The! body of the petticoatsis a low glass platter if it is to be served I short supply notice limited,at living number prices.or good Now trees is the; can time also to plant.furnish Address a few thousand other best varieties on

cut in the same piece as the skirts. cold, or on a pudding platter if it is

Nearly all are made in the fashion de- to be served hot. Arrange the long C. A. BOONE, Agt..

scribed for the cloaks, being shirredat slices of pineapple around the cone, --- -ORLANDO.- FLA.

the neck and falling in one long and the preserved peaches in a wreathon
sweep a yard below baby's pink toes. the outside, so that they will almost ,

...... conceal the mould of rice. Slice a

Making Tough Moat Tender. little green angelica and decorate the GHOCEHS AND COMMISSION MEHCHANTS 1

Tenderloin and porterhouse steaks top of the pudding with it, using a ,

do not need much coaxing to make few bright red cherries, if you fancy.if ---DIALERS IN---- .

them eatable nice the is to served hot Coal Grain Wines Tobacco Etc.
; they are generally pudding use Hay, Liquors, Cigars, ,
but the coarser meats need more at a Maraschino sauce. If it is to be
J.A.CI>< rao: rILL1C. P La.
tention. While meat is high I must served cold use whipped and sweetened -- ---- -_.

economize in some way, so I some. cream, or boiled custard to which THICK LIST OF WIIISKKY.
I."rk..r..l MHrtln It.ft..................9300
times buy round steak and put it undera whipped cream has been added. Oriingn Pallry,2 Virginia filaile. .............. ......... 4 00
course of treatment that makes it > 1 Spring: Valley...... ..................... :2 11\1"Old Itourbon .... A 00
North Carolina Corn......... ......... 2 Kentucky SoitrMamh... ............ ft OO
desirable. I will tell you how to makea Pineapple Recipes. Clifton Club ...... ........... .... Old linker ................... ......... fi OO
nice dish out of a piece of meat cost. Cut in bits-not more than half an inch Montrose Velvet.............. .. .G 00

ing only a little more than half as muchas *quare-into a )largo l owl) into which an Jugs Kxtra : One gallon 250.; two gallon soc.; three gallon, 750. Remit (by post office money
e Hjual quantity of bananas has been simiarly order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D- to dry towns.
porterhouse. I generally get the chopped., with a little sugar--very A complete price list of Groceries and Wine List, sent free on application

upper part of the round, that next to ittle-the pine is very delicious Allowit JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
the shank to stand) thus an hour l efore
or soup piece, buying five serving. ----- -- -
or six pounds at a time. The part I If[ served) with cake (s'|>onge cake is l best W N sb t ':':cl d
with them) is Pined =i2 = :13; :9
sugar unnecessary.
called the shoulder clod is also EPILEPSY OR FITSCan
good, and Granges served in the sumo way are WJ tn **fc* 9*' O*.*b: ":56:
as is the brisket, if not too fat. Cut also Hue. 3 il O* 4'y; 2'X | _?

it up into small pieces and put it on to Another"U). is! to grate the fruit. It this disease be cared! Host physicians say. g? o 00 Y-4 \5. : ri1 i.l 1-.a A;f1 N .
Yes alUormlandthewonteaect. After
No-/eay, ; : b = 5ihi
cook, in just water enough to cover it will seem a thin watery substance that, 80 years study and experiment I have found the tSo 9.i: I* bs
well. Place over it a close fitting KThaps, to many will not look inviting, remedy.-EpUepey is cured by it; cured, not sub ffiItY o ..cs: 'f...-=.:: II" 2:;
very but all the flavor remains, and it is! just dued by opiates< the old,treacherous, quack treat ... '10 10'4 t is,!>i rA s i'63X
cover so the steam will not escape and is good. ('aro must lee taken not to make snent. Do not def pair. Forget impositions on iri 0 : ; .. 3
simmer it slowly until the meat is so this too sweet.Iirgo your pone,pat outrages on your confidence,partfailures. t'r J1"I.I. i-
tender that it will fall from the bones, quantities! of pineapple wine arc Look forward not backward. Sty remedy Jit iijJf <2 8'H.t( I la of Way. Valuable work on the subject, and i: : -
made in the districts where the fruit
and the is boiled down less -
liquor to largo bottle of the fl-med1-.ent free for trial ." r &N
aboun b It is white and anti bv.] o
than a p.m. Take up the meat, pick strong. very Mention PostrOflko and Express address. ..,eoJ ra
stimulating.Uncooked. Prof.W.IL FEEKE,F.D.,4 Cedar St.. ,New York. ( .10" .
out bones and gristle, if there is any, is the only appreciable)' :: .; 43Ng rrtifili
chop the meat fine and salt and pepperit to eat the pineapple.) Out of its season LJ

well. Add to the liquor a table it tastes well canned,but the fresh apple, Nerve Blood Z z: 1 i

of for each three with little or no preparations, save trim- H
spoonful gelatine &%
iiitig, peeling, slicing and sugaring is the Tonic Builders t : ; I
pounds of meat used and stir it until
very queen of all fruits tropical, semi- .
well dissolved. Then put the meat tropical or other kinds. If you must cook MIQeo. i 1

back into the kittle and mix the them them in slice and
liquor or put up shai e. -- ---

through it thoroughly. Pour it into a can by some well recommended process.They S. Hacker & Son,
will afford in
you more enjoyment
deep >an and it.
| put a weight over
that sha|>o than any other. Those who MANDPACTCRKRA OP
Set it away to cool. If it is cooked ire not living, where they can cut and use

just right it will be a compact loaf them fresh daily, it would pay to order s descriptivepani flendfbr .. -CD.c

when it is cold, and nice, thin, firm rates$ of ripe ones from some producerwho |>nl.t. co -ikiT :-:sns

slices may by cut from it. It will last owns a large) farm on Indian river S DtIJ -
or take Worth, ,Florida, where they growin s Dr. WILLIAMS' 01
time and is nice for lunches.- e"
some v
profusion.-Tropical Sun. MEDICINE CO.,
0 Prairie Farmer. --- _e... per box: Schenectady, N.Y -gto
C'csTAUD' CAKK.: -Two eggs, one cup li for $'l. O. njBrockvUle.Ont.FrautKrFruit .
A Oroolo Dessert. sugar, ono cup flour (measure Ix'fore 0C

The New Orleans Creoles have a sifting). ono sx| >onful) baking itowder, .... -tam
delicious way of preparing rice with four tabhcpkkNifllsoater: or milk. For ; Wrappers. o -
the. custard Three-fourths
: cup milk. o
fruit, which makes an excellent summer
one-half cup sugar, one tahlespoonful
dessert. They take a fresh pine I cornstarch dissolved) in the cold milk. NO MORE CHEATING. roe

apple, cut it in two lengthwise, and Boil until thick; flavor to suit taste.

then cut it in three long slices. They Sift lacking, |K>wder with the Hour'and Consumer' of Fruit Wrappers may And Building Material.CHARLESTON .
a in the proportion of if sift.d several time the letter" in now know that they pet an honest ream
prepare syrup
making cake. Bake in layers and spread of 4S0 sheets and not 400 or 320 phectB S. 0.
three quarters of a pound of sugar to the custard 1 lx..tween.OUANGK to ream as porno unscrupulous! dealer ---- L

a cup of water. The syrup must be : FILM NO.-Juice of ono orange slt ltply.

stirred over a hot fire until the sugar one is('atcta( lol1hnlf; cup sugar' OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed BENTON & UPSONtJAC1SONVILLB

has melted, but it must not boil. The one h-n"poonful| cornstarch, dissolved in

syrup is then poured over the sliced the juice; grated, rind of an orange forflavor. Wrappers arc put up in packagesof FIlA.,
Iloil, spread lictween layers of 1000 each and each Wrapper is
and left standin
pineapples they are to
rake and over top. numbered in printing, consecutively
it for about three hours. A cup of ANOTHKK OHAXOE: FII.I.JSo.-Juite of from 1 to 1000. No one can IRRIGATING
rich preserved peaches should also be
a large orange; half cup t'uinr., white of HONESTLY BEATour
ready. To prepare the rice boil a one egg. I beaten to a foam, stir all together

cupful which has been thoroughly without cooking: spread between price Send for gampleaand prices MACHINERY

wasHed in two cupfuls of boiling water layers and over top. toTHE ,

for half an hour in a double boiler. This custard cake make a nice dessertif JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. 13OTII:
used as a pudding) with a sauce of ,
off that remain
any water may butter and sugar creamed together. JERSEY CITY, N. J.
Steam and Horse Power.
after the boiling, add a teaspoonful of Flavor sauce with lemon or ntitnieg.Add : ; N. IJ.-We do not deal in unprinted

salt, a tablespoonful of butter, three tablesjMxm of hmohif" desired, wrapper
._. .
nips of rich milk, the yelks of three but very good without. M. (J. MIn -- -- -
--. ----. Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
eggs and three teaspoonfuls of sugar. --- ,
(" '(>f\' there is number FRIIITEVAPORATOR
Let the rice then cook hour a
an longerin Valve Hose Etc.
of men whose whole time is not occupied, ,
th* double l boiler, and then add such as: teacher, minister, fanners' TheNtstndnrd. "' "aC'blneI Mo.TiltIILYN1EItplat.W0I1 .
sony I Dtff r Bt sites sad prle JU.'ra..4 C..lo"'l
about cupful of whipped cream and and others.! To these classes especiallywe I .tU..I1MI..a&J.o.: WRITE. FOR ESTIMATES.
pack it In a buttered mould. One would slay, if you wish! to make several .. )EaLUIRE f1..r .*......
which is cane-shaped best hundred dollars during the next few INCUBATORS & BROODERS bT, .1# a \ ploy.)}Jllr.IL-4 a....u4. G.reiaa4....,......s4I .
is adaptedto months, write at once to 11. F. Johnson& Broodcn only|in..t tad chft|..t for H........-'" I au..o ,..,...,-.das"
the purpose. Set the mould in Co. of Richmond{ Va. and m r.t.tuQehlekst 40 Crrt premium J SjUUU ......fu.. 1"M1V1. n..a.s...
they will UclimonUU i Mod for c.taloc1M. ... Ie a. cow..
boiling water and let its \ ,.. ... ....
contents sim show you how to do it, I o.S.SINGER, Box SCa !ngtonvO. 1.W.s 1TU. t.anat r C.



S. POWERS, Editor.P. Trebled the Yield.A and when a commission merchant

O. Address Lawtey, Fla. French scientist, M. Aime Gi- tells you that he can sell sour oranges JVM\ets.

A. H. MANVILLE Staff Contributor. rard, about ten years ago became impressed for a good price and that the people

by the fact that the average want them, let your oranges mature

CONTENTS. yield of potatoes in France was far on the trees, and when you do ship JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Sept 29.

below that in Germany. Recognizing them to market, patronize some other FKOITS\ AND 'tHG tIT ADLHi.
GKOVB AND ORCHARD-Dieback Reply by A.
L. c.; The Navel Orange. ............. 634 the great economic importance of this house, for he is not worthy of credit.E. lots These fetch are prices an above rage top quotations.quotation lUtra while choice poor
Climatic Causes of Tear Tree Blight; Gird series of 'f. HOLLISTER.
flag in Orange Culture.... . ..... .. 635 crop he began a thorough lots sell lower.Fla., 1..0 to
THE PINERY-Crop Report; Pineapple Culture studies and wlde-reaching experiments, St. Louis, Mo., Sept..3j. .1893. Lemons.. Messina. .... ... 3.35 I.SO.
Peach Culture in Brief; Artificial in which he interested no less Pineapples, 3.50
; finally
Stone Pipe .. .. .. .. .. .... ...... ....... 6j6 A Superfluous Fruit.In Pears, KieiTer ..... 4.00
PaaarsRANDTavcKER-Celer'In t Klatwood than six hundred French farmers, in. Potatoes New York... ............. 3.00
Kg? Plant and Tomato Disease! ; A NewVegetable ; ducing them to co operate with him Japan the persimmon is highly in -barrel lots ....... ... a.8s
;Remedy for Weevil; Dread-and- prized because it is really about the .". Hebrons, seed .,. 3->3
Meat Science Needed ... .... .... .. .... 6jS in supplementary experiments covering 5-bbl. lots 3.00
best fruit they have. The Japanesecan Onions,yellow, ...... 3.25
varieties of soil in France. In ..
POULTRY-Chicken Talk;;Tie Leghorn;Overcrowding aU ...
. .. .. ..... ...... .... .. ...... 638 some cases the experimental fields teach us a good deal in economyof Spanish red large per crate.... i 3-35 SO
APIARY-Sting of a Dee; Pacts About Honey 6.8OVI. tit soil and resources, in dwarfing trees, Sweet potatoes, .... .50
The covered more than 100 acres. The New York cabbage, eoch' .. ........ .11
RURAL IIOYB-OUr Two Opinions; hillsides and intensive ..............
terracing agron Beets northern,per bbl 3.00
The President's 639 in have shown that
Family Sewing; Baby results, general, in and de. Turnips, northern .......... .. .... 3.50
Making Tough Meat Tender; Creole Dessect even in relatively unfavorable seasonsit omy in general; but range Carrots,per bbl......... 3.00
; Pineapple Recipes; Custard Cake; hundred .. ........... ..........
velopment of fruits they are a Parsnips, 3.00
Orange Pilling. .. .. .... .. .. .. ...... 640 is possible by careful methods of Celery......... .... ..... ............... .60 to .75
JDfTORIAt-Scmlnotel; Florida Day; Trebled culture to raise the yield of years behind us, if not five hundred. Kgg Plantsbbl ....................... a.oo
the Yield; Selling Green Oranges; A Superfluous average There is one variety the Tanne Tomatoes... ........................... ijft t
Prult; A Tempting Offer... .. .. 641 potatoes in France from 150 to boo Squashes, bbl. ........... ... ..._. 1.35101.50
for Organization or Ruin bushels and the Nashi or seedless, that is a fairly sat Cocoa nut 9.... .......... ............. 4.50
England ; at turn
Oranges California Fruits How; Shall I Market per acre, same fruit when maturedon Peanut.beat brand...... ............. ..osto.06Apptes
My Oranges? Flavor; of Hggs .. .. ... .... 641 to materially increase the starch con isfactory perfectly .New York,bbl.....*......... 3.75104-00
the tree, rich and buttery, a genuine Sweet Pepper, peck: ...........;;...... .35 to .40
Cause of Scale; Facts About Pecan Culture; tent of the tubers. ............ ..
,S.lbb.akd .1SII
Hints to Housekeepers ..... .. ....... .... 643 The general features of the addition to the horticultural resources Grapes Io-lb" .... .... ...... .75
Raw Ground Bone; Steady War the Only system of the State to which we Guavas,3-peck box .... ... ...........
Hope; Potash for Deciduous Fruits; Olive adopted by M.\ Girard are the choiceof Okra, peck ..... ................. .15 to .35
.... .. .. ...... .... .. ..... accord and unstinted
Trees for Bee. .644 soil of hearty praise. Cowpeas, shelled, peck. ........... .30
i t I a bed good quality, a fertilize deeply. But all the others have very little to Green Deans .... .... ..... ........ 1.00
worked seed a complete ]
Weather in Jacksonville. recommend them except that factitious POULTRY AND EGGS.
with constituents carefully adjusted to
glamor which attaches to things "far I Hens...... .. ......................... ...1S
a a tI.= 1. a: the needs of the soil, planting at a Roosters............... ............ .30
w be gao ''20D. favorable time in rows with regular fetched and dearly bought, especially Broilers... .................. .... .ao
TK. M d. :! .... ........
9 from the Orient. Some of Turkeys, per pound .. .. 16 to a6S\c
10 a s oC: A W- spacing, the use of whole seed tubers: things Ducks .... ...... ........... ........... .35 to .50
..-. ....... h- - which had them are totally unfit to be eaten be. Geee......... ........ .. ............o. >5
Sept 19 ... .... 71 80 CU 74 :ao 1.4 0.00 of average from plants Eggs,scarce. ......................... ..aoI
Sept 30. :;9 91 7S 16 83 0.00 fore they are ripe, being so puckerythat
.... 2.80. a vigorous growth of tops, cultivation
Sept 21. 7S 1Q 92 69 000 is and HAY, GRAIN, ETC.
Sept 33..7... 78 91 71 30 81 0.00Sept which keeps the growing tubers con swallowing impossible, White corn, small lots...... ................ 1.35
I)...... 76 78 9J 72 U !K2 0.00 covered when they are ripe they are so !slimy Mixed corn, ..... .......... ....... 1.30
pt24.-6.... .... 78 9.1 7S 16 83 0.00 stantly preventive treatmentfor that it i is do \\'hlteoat, ...... ................. 1.8,5,
Sept 2S 74 77 89 69 30 79 0.00 fungous diseases, and harvestingafter impossible to anything 3lixedoats. ............... ........ 1.75
.- -. else but swallow. Others are "edible: No. i, Timothy, small lots.... ......... 3O.'heatbran..matt .
UeAD .1. 7S.9 = 19.4181.7, 0.00 all the foliage has withered., \\ lots?........ ............ 1940
E. H. DEUAIx Ohscn'cr. Richter's Imperator is the variety when immature, but consist only ofa Ground Teed, fresh (corn and oats),per sack
) hard, brittle flesh which has no of 100 pounds...... ........................ 1"0
found to be best adapted for generaluse Peed meal in sacks of 100 pounds, per ton. 93.00
It begins to look now as if Florida in France, having a high starch quality of a more pronounced flavor Rice flour per cwt......... ................. .90
innocuous Pure wheat sack of 100 pounds 140
than the Frenchman's per
would ship 100,000 boxes of orangesto content and giving large yields under Prepared steam cooked cow feed, per cwt,
England this season. careful culture. or sugar water, with a consid i3t) pound sacks........... ..... ..... .. ..... 1.30

---.*. ...._---- erable more water than sugar. Prepared 15O"voundsack.steam cooked.. .... .feed. ., per.....cwt. 1.50
... ............ .......
The Titusville Advocate treats with Selling Green Orangei.Kditor As a last resort in a failing cause Pearl grits per barrel. 3.15,
Pearl meal barrel..... .... ........ ..... 3-5
scorn the romantic nonsense of Kirk Farmer and Fruit Grower: we give here the recipe of a Japanese Flour,best winter wheat patent. .......... 4-5
.... ...... .......
Munroe touching the Seminoles, and The New York commission house< writer, Kizo Tamari: "It seems to me Fl(cur Half. extra barrels fancy,either family brand 350 per barrel ".2S
would solve the Indian problem for that the people of this oughtto
that so strongly urges Florida country extra.)
..... .....
Cotton seed meal,bright per ton. 35.00
Florida by a bit of ethr ical metemp growers to ship green oranges, and at be patient enough to also make the Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal per

sychosis. It would have the the same time cautions them against austere varieties the more profitableand Pure ton ground. . .bone, .. .. .fine. .. ..per.. 30.00

miserable remnant of the tribe offering them at auction, and proffers: satisfactory. In our country we Bone and potash,per ton .... ......... .35-
.. ..................
German kainit, ton 17.00
brought up into the settlements, the use of his large "coloring rooms' pluck these sorts when they begin to Land planter ..per. ..... .. .. ....... .... ......... to.oo ,
parceled out in small lots, widely sep. free of cost, is making a strong bid for turn yellow, as the fruit is liable to Nitrate Soda jHc per pound; per ton.......... 55.00
Muriate atfc pound;per ton. 50.00
arated, the negro quarters being their business, and, if it were not for the meet with bad weather or crows, notwithstanding Sulphate potash potash ac per per pound;per ton. .. 33.00
reservation and the washtub and thehoe fact that the experience of the entire the fruit at this time is Sulphate potash 90 per cent..... ...._..... 55.00

their annuity. They would gradually, fruit-dealing community was contraryto very sour.Ve then subject them to SEEDS, ETC.

the editor thinks, become absorbed his assertions, might be of inestimable the drawing process, shibunugi. The Teas, Conch.. .... .. .... .... ............ 3-75
.. Split.. .. .. .. .. ..:............ .. ........ a.75
into the and is this The fruit is
negro race by marriage, value to the Florida simply :
orange process Black-eyed Pea,new crop, bush........... 1.9*
thus the "noble red man" would van placed in a sherry cask recently emptied Beans.... .. .s. 3,15
grower.It Li ma ..... .. ................ ..... ,
ish in a series of dissolving views. is a fact that the few first ship. and kept airtight three days. If Pearl Cat Tail millet, per pound.......... woe
-__---......__ the cask be an old one a little of the German or Golden millet per bushel........ a.oo
of and
ments oranges, although sour (Hungarian grass, per bushel................ 3.50
Florida's "Day." unfit for use, always sell for better liquor is sprinkled over the fruit. The Alfalfa or Lucerne '* ......... aoc
Florida seems to be the only State prices than the balance of the crop, process reduces the sourness and gives Gold Johnson seed pass rice (upland), per bushel......... a.oo 15C
which has achieved the dubious honorof but it is also a fact that these few first the fruit a sweet vinous flavor. Genuine red rustproof(oats' ..... ....30C
White seed rice ......... a.35
having two "days" and two sets of shipments ruin the market for the "In persimmon districts there is Florida grown aeedrye" ......... a.35,

commissioners at the World's Fair. great quantity that always follows quite an industry developed in puttingup Texas Georgia rust rye.proof oats "" .................. 1.75 j6o

One of these "days" was September them, and the loss on these second dried persimmons. The outer peelis ..--... .

13, the other is October 9. It is cer shipments more than consumes the removed and the fruit is put up in A Tempting Offer.A .

tainly to be hoped that with this double profit upon the first good sales, and various grades. The juice of the sour high-clasH illustrated monthly mag-

opportunity the State may yet do some shippers are then forced to wait until persimmon is employed in coloring azine in the home is no longer a luxury.It .

thing substantial toward removing the their fruit gets ripe and palatable be. fishermen's nets." I is a necessity i and to meet the demands

bad impression which has been createdin fore they can dispose of it to any --e-- created by this necessity The Cosmopolitan

Chicago; and if the partisans of the advantage.The Col. Shipman informed us that the Magazine, giving yearly, as it does,

commissioners, Messrs. Kreamer and human palate is about the land office had received more inqui authors 136 page, with reading over 1,200: by the illustrations ablest! living by

Jackson, will at once forward to their same in all sections of the country, ries about Florida land during: the last clever artists,has (stepped into the breach,

respective favorites whatever articlesof and, while consumers may be inducedto fifteen days by parties from Northern with a reduction In its price that has

display they may be able to command buy of the first arrivals, not knowing States than during any six months startled the literary world.

the ending may be made better them to be sour, they are very before. He thinks Florida's prosperity THE FARMER AND Fiturr GROWER, fully
alive to the needs of its has
than the beginning. No doubt there certain not to purchase any more is becoming world-wide.Gainesville made special arrangements with this mi

will be a vast concourse of visitors until assured that they are mature Sun. perb monthly whereby will-receive orders -

during October, and they will largely and sweet, and in the meantime stockson for yearly tmbecriptions! to both pub-

consist of farmers-a class we wish to hand are left to decay. President Clute has been spending Haiti on combined for the sum/of $2.15 a

attract-because there is now some. Govern your shipments by your the week at Fort Myers[ getting thingsat year The, or price 23: cents of a the month. illustrated

what of a lull in the farm work in the own palate, do not ask others to eat I' the substation in working condition. monthlies in the past; has great been $3.00 and

North. anything you would yourself reject, .-Lake City Reporter. ".00 a year, and they were to be found





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only in the more pretentious homes. Our car to another,but were thrown in helter- that some houses alwAYS

offer furnishes a help to all families, no skelter, as you would throw corn into a You have noticed seem to need repainting;
matter how modest their ,, bin.
means, to keep they look dingy rusted,
in touch with the greatest minds of the I I "Two-thirds of our shipments arrived faded. Others always look bright, clean, fresh. The owner of the first
world, as The Cosmopolitan has today in market not only in bad condition, but "economizes" with "cheap" mixed paints, etc; the second paints with
the strongest! regulir staff of any existing in trry bad condition, all of which is
periodical. Send orders to tracable\ directly to the negligence of
Pure White
FARMER AND Fnurr GROWER, transportation companies. These corpo- Strictly Lead.
f Jacksonville, Fla. rations get their freight. They not only

----..rOrangos get it before delivery, but if the consignee The first spends three times as much for paint in five years, and his build
for England.The were to refuse a shipment on account of ings never look as well.

shipment for Liverpool Bent out its bad condition (caused by the carrier), Almost everybody knows that good paint can only be had by using
by the Florida Fruit ExchangeSeptetnber they would blacklist him and he would strictly pure White Lead. The difficulty is lack of care in selecting it. The
lil 1, consisted! of about 600 boxes, and was receive no more freight by that line. following brands are strictly pure White Lead, "Old Dutch" process; they
forwarded partly \\rv the Clyde Line, The individual grower may kick, but it are standard and well known-established by the test of years :
the Ocean amount to nothing. In that atso''tho
partly by Steamship Company.It
ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL" (St. Louis)
leaves New York this morning, (Sept. public be d-d!" Organization would a.ECKSTEIN" (Cincinnati) ..KENTUCKY (Louisville)
27)). The second shipment, which leaves force all thin kind of abuse out of existence. ;- "SOUTHERN" (St.Louia and Chicago) "ATLANTIC"(New York)
today will consist of about 1100 boxes and One man, or an t"'XE'cutiCOlli- "COLLIER" (St. Louis) "JEWETT" (New York)

will go: by the Ocean Steamship Company nittee, representing: the entire vegetable For any color (other than white) tint the Strictly Pure White Lead with
from Savannah. The fruit is reported as industry! of Winter Haven would have toM National Lead Company's Pure White Lead Tinting Colors, and you will
showing considerable color. listened to by the carrier, or some have the best paint that it is possible to put on a building.For .

---- .... .---- other carrier would get tho business. If sale by the roost reliable dealers In paints everywhere.
Oranges in Now York. we had had a smooth-working organiza- It you are going to paint, it will pay you to tend to us for a book containing information .
that may save you. many a dollar; it will only coat you. a postal card to do ao.
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: ion last season, the proper otlicer could

Prospects in New York are very bad have wired the Southern Express Co., NATIONAL LEAD CO.,
when commenced to load 800()( crates
for Florida oranges Some 1 saw todaywere they I Broadway, New York.
in that tho association would
a car, not
offered at fl.&O a box and no buyers -
ubmit to it, and how long do thinkit
Jersey' ]>caches are killing everything would have been in you When '
; 300 care today and over 300 cars persisted Standard Guano & Chemical Co
arrived yesterday. Ju>'!t think of this. I the Ocean Steam ship Co. I propoed l to takeoff MTg ,.
two out of five steamer per week,
you to-day's.prices. Head( them over,
and if you see any prospects for ('arI.or. the'That organization is not tho could service have we contracted said to it : 11'0.14 Union St., New Orleans, La.
it is more than I can see.
anges for and if -* MANUFACTURERS OF fc-
cannot run the five
Peaches} 25 to 35c per hn-ket. Grapes,
75c per carrier, and 2 to 2jc! |> steamers" we will ship by a different High Grade Animal BoneFertilizers
When tho t
route. Co.
All I this works against any other' fruit. Express negli ,
Florida has got. to have some kind ofprotection Savanna t their "express train" into MADE FROM PURE
from five hours
twenty too
for her and pinealpies.
: if she don't get oranges it she had letter late to connect with the steamer it was Raw and Dissolved Animal Bone.
catch did
down guaranteed to (as they
cut the trees and dig up the plants,
season in nineteen cases: out of twenty), CU RANTEED.: :
for what with Cuba, tho't'st Indies,
a suit at law by the association for damages OSCAR H. NOLAN State
Central and Sou'h America linked on to Agent.Jacksonville .
to 5,000 or 10,000 prates of tomatoes
the Mediterranean fruits, and a few hundred
would have awakened them to the importance ,
thousand carloads" of fruit grown in
of their .
California, Jersey; Delaware> Maryland, duty."By
etc., the little show we will have will not having organization) we can be receipts sold at 3.85) to 5.45; this week from the Journal of Commerce: Tho
amount to much. I tell you wo must able to make reasonable regulations: by they sold at 1.10 to 1.75.:) domestic orange has all but driven the
contract with the transportation companies > Spanish and Italian fruit from this
have it, and I believe it will bo a politi mar-
cal issue soon. B. and will bo strong enough to How Shall I Market My Oranges? ket, and it is a question whether we have
force: them to live up to them ; that is, This qeestion has been asked and answered any foreign, oranges at all nextjeason. A
Organization or Ruin. to handle the produce carefully, to giveit by one's self ten thousand times, country that is producing beyond its

Mr. J. ".. Bready, of Bartow, through propef\'cuti1atiot1nrul)' it speedily" ; and as yet no orange grower is satisfied needs and trying to place its surplus in a
and do all these at reasonable
tho columns of the Courier-Informant, a price. with his or his neighbor's solution. What foreign market should not begin by

makes a cogent appeal to the truck growers system is the most advantageous to the placing an excessive tax on foreign
to save their industry from impend- California Fruits. grower ? Must he consign his oranges products. Wo have no domestic lemonsin
ing ruin by orgauization.i A few paragraphs East or West on quotations, and wait this market and foreign orange arc
are as follows: "I wish to make E. L. Good lsell says: The past six days thirty to forty days for his money and consumed entirely by the East; the West
the prediction right hero, that vegetable [iav!, been notable ones in the history of take what is given him without :a mur- uses nothing but tho California. fruit.
growing in Polk county is doomed to flat the California fruit trade in New \ ork mur if the price is unsatisfactory? ... ---
failure unless we do organize. This may for the reason! that tho largest quantity Kicking when the other A writer in New Orleans, La., states
sound startling but time will prove it. of fruit ever sold in this market, of tho fellow is two thousand miles away, but that tho recent storms did little or no
U111owe have effective organization, Pacific Coast products }has! been disposed with the plan we have to offer the groweris damage to the orange crop of that State.
there will not bo ten thousand crates of of. Out of tho total of 70) cars received safer, gets his money quicker. In He says it may reach five per cent. The
vegetables shipped out of Winter Haven this week I have handled and sold 48, I fact, ho can come and seo his fruit told I greatest damage, if any, will be from
during a season! five years hence. The which means to those not familiar with I to the highest\ bidder :and take his money thorn-pricking. The crop is estimated at
sooner we realize this fact tho better.! the quantity) that each car holds equal to homo with him, causing an absence of 500,000 boxes.
Already many of the growers cannot pay about 0.)0.) packages. This, with other not more than twenty-four hours. lie ----r.--
last season's fertilizer bills. One more fruits I have sold, aggregates a total of does not work on quotations for thirty Tho Flavor of Eggs.

such season! and tho sands fur will reignin 70,000 packages of fruit sold:! by mo during lays blind, but here he gees and knows Here in Kansas, there are many
King Tomato's stead. It will not be the i past seven days. I what he is doing and what he is gettingfor who consider Houdan eggs to be of

the fault of the climate, the soil or the With the outlook for lighter supplies his product that has cost him yearn superior flavor, excelling: those of
want of a market, but solely on account next week, and with a very probable decrease and( money to produce. lIe can remainat
other breeds besides
of the inability of the growers to pull in supplies of Jersey i poaches> home and Know the result in from or crosses; theyare
together for the ('OmmonHaat.. tis much better results can be looked for three to five days after ho has shipped large and white and the Houdans

simply at present a case of an army with- during the coming seven days than what hiM fruit with an account sales and check. are extremely prolific. I know of

' out leaders, fighting individually, each has been the case during the past week. Knowing i ia actual ; you do not make families so particular about the eggs

man for himself.! ){cssts.: Sgobel & Day report: three or four shipments on thin air. But they eat that they always sell their
"What will Organization or Cooperation } One of the Oregon cars was without ice you ship your fruit knowing that in Rock and Brown
do? and the fruit naturally was ripe, the other three to five days you will have your Plymouth Leghorneggs
'1st. It will compel a good transportation was green and good, while the quality money.These. because they do not like them,
service. This of itself is a long stride was very satisfactory. are only a few of the many advantages and prefer the Houdan egg above all
in the direction of success. How manyof Receipts from California have been very offered by selling in the Jacksonville I know of) people who would not eat

you remember how your tomatoeswere heavy; in fact, on Thursday and Friday market. The sale days of our of Plymouth Rock's flesh, yet enjoy
handled last season h y the carriers thirty-four carloads were sold;. and the company are Monday, Wednesday and Gen.
before your very eye, and how they were continued glut of Jersey]peaches prevents Friday. What fruit arrives before our that of the I-Ioudans.-Country

jacked l 800 boxes in a car, allowed to lie anything like even fair prices from being regular auction days are announced will tleman. ............. .
over two days and nights at Savannah in obtained, and until the Jersey peaches be sold on the day of arrival and promptly -- ---
those' hot cars, or on the \\'harvescxpoSl'4.lto arrive in very much smaller quantities it remitted for. Several of our largest In hot weather there is nothingthat
the weather (because the steamship is utterly impossible for this market to buyers are here and want a* much partially will take the place of pure fresh

company knew it would get the carriage recover. I It is not likely, however, that colored fruit as they can get. As water. The fowls should have a full
anyway and took oft two vessels out of after the middle of next week any very soon as color shows let it come, as the
five)? Some of you do not know that heavy receipts from Jersey will bo seen. crop is large and an early start is best! supply. __ ..
your tomatoes went into New York I Bartlett }pears this week are on the upgrade Will IK glad to furnish stencils on appli For Malaria Liver Trou-
15,000 crates on a steamer, packed arouulithe owing to tiLe lighter receipts: ; in cation. A jtottal card doe the 'Jlll ntU. ,
engine-room and stnoko-btacks. It fact, few more will come from California.As Very respectfully, bleorlndigestionuaeBROWN'S
was a wonder they sold for anything at to peaches the prevailing figures. have JACKSONVILLE FRUIT AUCTION Co. IRON BITTERS
all. Again, cars which were loaded and been 40 to 00 cents per box. Plums and T. R. Towne, M'gr.
sealed at Winter Haven under contract to prunes have sold from 75c to 125. A feat- Offices In Robinson Block, on Viaduct. -----. .-----

go through in quick time and without ure of the week has been the very heavy i FOR SAL.K Indian-Improved Came fowls Lan=shan and fowls, Mam and
transfer! consumed twice the time necessary receipts, larger than ever known, of Kel- Following is a sample of the free trade moth egzs.Pekin ducks and eggs.McNeil Peas.egg MBS.
; and were! not only changed from one gey Japan plums, which last week's small! arguments of Sew York dealers, taken WM.II. MAJCX, MannYille, Fla. 9)04lb \



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Cause of Scale. pollen floating in the air from the Covers for cups and glasses used ina .

The primal cause of fungi is due to flowers of the inferior trees will doubt- sick room can be made of card 1

absence of chlorophyll, the green coloring less fructify many of the flowers on the board and covered with a crochet

matter of leaves. Whenever a other trees, and vice versa. In sucha cover of either white silk, wool or

natural element does not exist in a case there would be small nuts taken cotton, as preferred, a small loop be-

vegetable structure, it is followed bya from the inferior class of trees capableof I ing put in the middle of the top to

corresponding change in the func producing trees which would yield lift it by.

tion of the plant, hence the host plantis fruit similar to the fruit of the forty To perfume bureau drawers rose

attacked by parasites, or what is superior trees. satchets are most desirable. They
If this be then the chances of
termed These parasitesare true,
symbiosis. may be made of cheese cloth or any
well known to absorb the nourish raising large nuts will be greatly in- thin material, in cream or white, tied

ment intended for the cultivated creased by selecting fruit for plantingfrom with narrow, bright ribbons, or colorsin

plant, and a decomposition of the life trees standing in roves where harmony with the toilet draperiescan uickest.
there inferior fruit.It Shortest. II
elements ensues. In the case of are no trees bearing be chosen. In size the sachets
black scale / the evolu- was this reasoning that promptedme
ttanumftt, should not exceed six inches in length
tion from vegetable to animal life is to purchase seed from Col. Stuart, and four in width. Fill them with

retarded doubt the of Ocean Springs, Miss., whose groveof Most Attractive
no by peculiarity petals freshly gathered: as such a
ol the disease and the character of eighty trees I presume is the one small quantity will not need drying,

the trees attacked. It has long been Mr. Richardson refers to. the air circulating freely through and
There is another of ROUTE
noticed that trees grown in a highly point worthy around them. They may be refilled
mention in culture. Flowersare
ferruginous soil are not attacked by pecan
several times during the season. It DETWEEN -
this scale. produced in pecan culture. Flow. i is much better to enclose the leavesin
Florida North.
Points and the
The red, purple, cottony, soft or- ers are produced at the ends of the this way than to scatter them
rose and all other well smaller twigs. If we clip off the end THE
ange, recog-- loosely through the drawers, as is frequently
nized scales parasites and fungi have of a branch it will throw out two or
done, (for when they wither
their origin in exudations from the three smaller shoots, the aggregate and dry up the result is not pleasing Florida Central and
diameter of which will the diameter
plant. The exuded matter, formedof equal -American Cultivator.

an albuminous compound, being of the clipped branch. The I __ Peninsular
subjected to the action of a moist at- more bushy the tree is made the more u

mosphere, at first developes the well surface is obtained for (fruitbearingtwigs. 11'1 UF'F '.1. I I J S. i V/.t

known purple spot on the leaves. At If the ends of all the branchesare FOR hIKE CITY MHGDN

this stage it becomes impregnated with clipped the result will be an in. SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write ,
in business. Those who for Catalogue and price Hxt.JENNINGS' .
cosmical dust, pollen, or other for crease
eign matter, thus causing a rapid decomposition bearing trees can make this experi TlioiiiHftvlllc, nR. ,

to ensue, giving rise to ment on a few ot them, and I think --- TO -

germinating spores, Mycelium. This they will find a marked increase in the An Mt Wattft Car.onDitt Nashville St. Louis and
M A C H'Y > ,
idea is strengthened by the fact that quantity of fruit from those trees. I W E L L lIi/ltg. .
this I :H.atiity dose.. to. "III but ono chang. of sleepers. connect*
recommended the
rose scale, Diasfis roscat germinateson saw to growersof nay roe to..", 150 lor EItC also Atlanta for NKW YOUKand) KANSAS
the hark of trees walnuts by one who claimed that 1&00 t"oN.ilWJt. The American, Well Worki.Auroraill. CITY. The Florida<< Central: and Peninsularhas
rose producing also, Chicago, 111.; D.1l1a"ex..; Sydney N. S. W. nearly (*)miles of track running through
both Male and female insects. he had tried it with great success. It I thoTabarrn
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true of walnut trees it would be true I.Ypous,
The essential elements of
a plant ,
WM. B. >8CHRAEDER, 'tl"/ r.frmlt'fl and Itttlry .V rflon
contain substances of primary impor- of pecan trees. Nutlet. Dud ,"trmrbrrr1Inn'ls,
Or tance to the production of animal life; J. B. GUTIIRIE. fit o/ /i,il* llrlt.I .
if not in their true, they are at least in Hints In* lltf .Mirer r'lttf Spring tirrnrry.Tit andOIPT .
to Housekeepers.
allotropic form. fJrc if IftiMfdifConntrn..
the ."'011'1' / ) (iron ml .
Pretty cushions are made of parch 'I.I.I"u *
As all trees are it is but
exogenous, Has tho 1"'I"t" lands for tillage, greatest variety
satin called its
natural that exudation ment so on account of GRADE JERSEYS. ,
to presume of Rolls in the State and at>ovo all
color. Finish with frill of silk and
takes place in many instances. There Runs over the Central Rldgoland
decorate with flower designs.A Whore It Is High and Healthy.l'rosKTous .
however fact which
is, one significant
| towns fill ltd route and) It offers
remains undeniable, one copious exudation pretty tea cloth may be made ofa Hnl1, Cows and Heifers for Kilo.W the l>>wt freight facilities for anT produce to

producing what is known as very large dinner napkin or a pieceof tho song<< Northern market Send for tho popular

disease.' In and table linen of suitable size. Selecta "
fgum !; a vigorous "MY FLORIDA HOME
VK1UA": PA 1 KM(, Leon County, near
healthy plant we find no such exuda pretty pattern and outline the design with its spirited. words and beautiful music
tion. Is it not that with wash silks. Old gold, deep dpscriptlvo! of an actual Florida (Home and
possible we may which is gotten up In elegant stylo--Hlx I pages
look to the character of the soil and rose or dark blue is pretty.) Anotheris Tallahawce, Fla of full sized<<1 tioftt music pafHBr:, ,containing.also
of homo in Florida and
u picture a huntingscene.
surrounding influences for the elements of fine linen with an inch wide bor It is mailed t on receipt of 10 cents(In
this abnormal condition der, hemstitched, then a row of drawn stamps!, to (say expense( of distribution.))
causing HEADACHE. Send also for tho boat man of Florida(tent
?-Sa i Diego Sun. work, then a wide border of cross W. D. Edward, free) and note the towns on IU route.
Palmyra writes. '
stitching worked in wash silks. "I havo been a great .nfr r.r from t' Jacksonville, Fla.
Co. flick
tlv ne sand Headache, aid
Faots About Pocan Culture. r
hato tried many medlciuo, baa
I agree with Mr. Richardson as to Deafness Cannot be Cured The Florida Central &

the wisdom of selecting the choicest by local applications, as they cannot '

fruit for planting, but this will not reach the diseased portion of the ear.: i Peninsular R. R. Co.

absolutely insure a tree that will bear There is only one way to cure deafness D 8 S St. Offers to Shippers

large nuts. A tree grown from a largenut and that is by constitutional ,

may produce large fruit or it may remedies. Deafness is caused by an .tics only oas that Eavom.relief. I The Shortest and Quiekest Route

produce a fruit much inferior to the inflamed condition of the mucous lin find..that.[any one other pill kind act, and better dees thathr not>N BETWEEN
nut pknted..) ing of the Eustachian Tube. When weaker or gripe.** Ulegaatly aayjavoat FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
d. Dose small. Price,36
This uncertainty grows, I think, out this tube is inflamed you have a rum. .a&a. THE EAST AND WEST.
of the following, which may be as-' bling sound or imperfect hearing, and Office 140 to lit Washington! St., N. Z. t any With Is Improved better, equipped Ventilated than Cars over this ever corn.t to
serted to be a law of production. when it is entirely closed Deafness is I handle the Orange and Vegetable,, Crops,and
__ __ __ .. insure close C"OnnpcUonllond
n i prompt despatchI
Every nut is the product of a flower. the result, and unless the inflammation I to all Hasten and Western! Markets.

No flower will produce a nut unless can be taken out and this tube f, to destination with.
; Through oars
fructified by pollen from another flowerof restored to its normal condition, hear- S gave Your Oranges : out change or d lay.

the same species. The quality and ing will be destroyed forever ; nine :' Perishable freight followed 1 by wire and

character of the tree grown from a cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, By the new process (patented') for,inir I i shippers time ptiMsiiur 1<< destination.various Junction -
oranges in their natural condition for months. points and arrival at
nut will follow the quality and character which is nothing but an inflamed con Thitcan be done at very umall coat we hare I All claims for overcharge and loss promptly
= of tree from which came the dition of the mucous surfaces.We oranges now in perfect condition put up in November adjusted.
'i: refer Officials, ra!!coto." for particulars See that roods are markedvia
pollen with which the flower producing will give One Hundred Dollarsfor and sale of rights, Addrevi M. \VHVBK your R. R.
C. &
ft Co.. St. Leo Pao Fla, or Dade City, I'aaco F. P.
the nut was fructified, and not any case of deafness (caused by Co.. Fla For Information call on or address the urn
necessarily the character of the tree catarrh) that cannot be cured bv I I dersitrne! :
C. K. TA YLOK. Trav. A'gt, Ocala, Fla.
bearing the nut. Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars -i GREEN ACADEMY ti,-. II. TUCK Kll. Oen. A'c't..Orlando. ." ,

Suppose a pecan grove of fifty trees, ; free.F. BOWLING O..M.It. 1I)1 FULLHH.Trav.)FIN, Trav.AVt A gt.! Lcesburg,, Fla.R' .

forty of which yield large nuts and J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. tII1drme"t.C'.arefal <*rrB.tratnl V a.-Opone,QftfWt1\a Se pC I..t 7th hMJth Thorough r, ord. OrN.S. PENNINOTON.Tmfflo ManagerJaeksonvme ,

,ten of which bear small nuts. The Sold by Druggists, 75C. a+afromhazin.... ...atud.ntsoniformlreuc.t .H.A.C..r' ,'.. W. II. PLEASANT8,General Freight Art.Fl*.




Raw Ground Bono. ants, however, disturb these parasites, but also its meat and drink. The I "CENT-A-WORD" COLUMN.

Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: and in order to give the latter a fair amount of unleached ashes which a -

In the issue of September ifith chance the former must be kept off. tree will receive without injury is To insure must be insertion accompanied in this by column the money.advertisements

page 602, you mention that raw bone Experiments have already been inau- astonishing, when it is spread well Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.

has a tendency to cause foot rot if gurated in accordance with this ad- around over the ground and not Postage Count Stamps every word received including in and address.

applied liberally. I had intended vice to test the efficacy of plans for heaped agairst the tree. I used to ----- _. ---- .. -

using it on my trees this winter, but suppressing the ants and protectingthe know a farmer near Griffin, Ga., who I DON'T bear WASTE in Florida MONEY but buy buying Kic cr.Garbcr.trees that

had no idea it would do harm. Now I parasites. The results of these investigations carefully saved up all his ashes, made Smiths, Mikado and Sand Pears that will bear

would like to know how much I will be reported in the from hardwood, and would give a ARCADIA---NURSERIES-- .-- --, Monticello----, Fla. 9joStPFCANS -
should apply to trees whose roots Press in due time. barrel of them unleached to each -Ribera Pecan Grove and Pecan;'uracry. -
Ttiu Shell Pecans. One old
radiate say six feet from the trunk; :Mr. Crow reports that the black peach tree once a year. He had onlya Pecan Trees. ARTHUR BROWN' box 4 Bagdad

also, how much should be used on scale parasite introduced by Professor few choice trees, and they yieldedhim Fla.- 9"JO-5t---

trees planted one year ? What shouldbe Koebele is proving a success in orchardsin enormous crops of the most excellent FOR Jennings SALK-,Pekin Fla. Ducks. HULDAU JENNINGS 9-30-31 ,

used in connection with it to makea which it has been colonized, and fruit, free from blemishes and --
fertilizer? The land is of will be here brilliant colored and of A FEW HUNDRKD extra fine branched Kieffer
complete specimens sent as soon as rot, large, a and LeConte Pear Trees left; order early.
good quality, original growth hickoryand a quantity thereof can be spared for a delicious flavor. DUNCAN. ARCADIA. NURSERIES. Montic. llo, Fla 9j3t

oak. How often should such a trial in some of the Riverside orchards. DeFuniak Spring, Fla. 500 flfin-- STRAWBERRY- PLANTS for,

fertilizer be applied ? The trouble here may be the want of i f UUU sale Newnan and Cloud. Prices
Olive Trees for Bees. on application, reduction on large order. WM.
SunscRiiwk.Philadelphia : sufficient food to keep up the life of TliEDK.Lawiey.C 9'"JO-3t
And there is the olive that is --- .
I'a. the tree -- -- --
parasite. I and Fruit Trees for sale.
Pure, raw ground bone contains Professor Crow was astonished at both ornamental and useful; it will HOICK All leading Orange varieties Grape; can furnish a full line
from thrive wherever the baneful of Deciduous trees; packing guaranteed 6rst-claas
to cent. nitrogenas pepper
3.10 5.50 per the alarming condition of some few in every particular. Catalogue after October isU
ammonia. This amount would trees which were shown him affected will row. The olive is an evergreen, J. \V. AND F. D. WAITK. Magnolia Nurseries,

hardly justify the grower in fearing with gum disease. He advises that im and its silvery foliage is very gratefulto Belle- view---; Fla.-,_ ---9"IJ.ut- -

fgot-rot in his trees, and perhaps would mediate steps be taken to suppress the the eye, and the fruit yields a profit FOR SALK-38 acres on beautiful lake; a acres

not induce it on high pine land. Thewriter's disease by scraping all such trees carefully that is not equalled by anything that Huntington grove N s 1a.years old, cheap. A. P.9-J5t LANK,

in the United States is there ------ -- -- -- -- --
is flatwoods
grove on heavy the in cloths grows nor
gathering scrapings IS TILE SKASON to feed ANIMAL MEAL.-
soil, and here it was found that after and burning the product, in order to any danger of glutting the market witha THIS bring a good price. You can't get
the of twelve of olive oil them without Anln>al Meal. It I* splendid for
application to eighteen good quality or pickled
prevent the spread of the affliction to young stuck and moulting hens fl.5O per sack
pounds per year to the tree-the trees other trees from the infected scales olives. The tree yields a pollen that of too pounds f. o. b. Pauuka. I;. w. AMSDBN,

being from eight to fifteen years old- falling from the bark. He declared bees are fond of, and it has none of Ormoud, Fla. crJJ..tFOR

for three years, that there were about this to be as much of a menace to the the bad qualities of pepper pollen, as SALK-One Grain Drill,a-Horse will sow Hocking all kinds Valley.of seed-,

forty trees out of 250 more or less orchard as is the red scale. He doubts it docs nof impart any od.r or taste to grass. oats, rice cow peas, etc.; will also dies
affected with foot rot. The with the honey that is in any way damagingto tribute commercial fertilizer. Cost '75, is nearlynew
the of carbolic acid
efficacy as a remedy in perfect condition; will load on cars at
holding of raw bone for two years but does not discourage its use. it. The olive tree makes as good a, Lawtey Fla., for f jo. J. W. C. l'i TEUL. o-aj-jt...
------ --- -
and the use of a high grade, complete He described other methods of treatment windbreak as the pepper tree, and does FOR SALK or exchange one four-year-old bull!,

chemical fertilizer, supplemented witha too long to be related here, not require trimming. Then, we say, Durham, half Jersey;aud one bull calf,
half from CHAS. W.
Jersey a four-gallon cow.
little sulphate of potash, completely which are, as yet, only experiments. root out the pepper trees wherever CAMPBELL, SR., Ocala, Marion Co. 9-aj-iot

eradicated the rot. We considered Altogether Mr. Crow's visit is duly found, so that our honey may be un- new a-Horse Acme Pulverizing !Harrow

this tolerably good evidence that it appreciated by the orchardists of the contaminated by its pollen.-Rural ONK 6 feet wide will put oil cars at Lawtey
Fla., for. tao.00. J. W. C. PBTKRS. 9-aj-3t
was the excess of ammonia in the raw Californian. .
valle '.-Riverside Press.
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bone which did the mischief. But, as -- + A THIRTY-INCI! B1CYCLK for sate. Ball
The this is goingto bearings,pneumatic tires. Price forty-five
pecan crop year
we said it might not occur in Potash for Deciduous Fruits.
very dollars. Also some new ones as fine as any on
be immense in this The
light dry soil. vicinity. the market for eighty-five dollars. W. G.TILOU-
Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower
magnificent row of large trees in the MAN, Palatka, Fla. 9"1 St
For trees with roots six feet longuse ..
Near Bellefonte Pennsylvania a ---
yard of Mr. C. W. Hagerman attracts BALK-Wild turkeys thoroughly domes'ticated.
five of
or pounds complete few years ago there was an immense universal attention on account of the J. It VANS, PicolaU. 9-9-61
fertilizer twice a year-July and Feb. ------ --- ---- -
with trunk
tree a nearly two feetin
pear great quantities of nuts they now have SHHLL POND NORSP.RY.-Satsuraa Orange
ruary-and in July supplement with a diameter. The tree had been set them.-Pensacola News.S. I,the hardiest in the world on five year
pound oi sulphate of potash, half of it and for it on old trifoliata stocks; will bear in one or two
seventy years years years. JAS. I'. DEPA&S. Lake City, Florida.
close around the base of the J. Sigh & Bro., Leesburg'sorange
sprinkled had not failed to produce a crop of 9-s. 16____
trunk. For trees one year planted you fruit, while other trees of the same buyers and brokers, have HOICK FLORIDA SKHD: KYH.-Our own
received an order for a car load of growing hence we can guarantee seed as
use one and a half pounds of good I
time had
may variety, planted at same genuine Florida Rye. We will handle no other
fertilizer twice a year-July and l Feb all died of old age several years be fruit from a New York house, but seed rye. Sample sent on application. Supply
they decline to fill the order because limited. I'rice. f o. b. i peck li.oo; I bushel or
ruary.In fore. This remarkable tree alwayshad more, Ij.oo per bushel. Cash: with order. Address
I hoed crops,especially strawberriesraw by its side an ash leach, from they say oranges are too green to KJKCELSIOR SEED FARM Keuka Florida.

ground bone produces admirable which a considerable amount of pot- ship at present.-Leesburg Commercial. 9"2trWANTJUA
tenant to grow Strawberries on
results, but after a year or two the an- ash in the form of lye had escapedand Address "Strawberries" are of

imal matter in the soil attracts so many found its way to the roots of the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER. Lawtey, Fla.

ants that the men engaged in cultivation -I tree. Thus the potash kept the tree: B. \W. STONE & CO ORANGK GROWIJRS. I am agent 'for the
have to keep constantly stamping Sizer n ade and ,,a Fertilizer
alive.A Distributor that will pay for itself in one season.
and nervous ones become nearly fran- story is told of a printer's apprentice FREE THOMASVILLE A guide to,success-CA. 1V cite. f>.i6t for prices, etc. C. A. BooNE, Orlando, Fla.g. .

tie. in Tallahassee, whose mother hada lul commercial fruit _
[culture at the South of pears. r7K 00 00 an be made
---e- peach tree that was sickly and appeared plum..poacbcJetc. Wholesale $ /
Steady War tho Only Hope. to be dying. The young man .F and retail for nurseries trees. No agents.Headquarters working- ,for B. F. JOHNSON-&-Co., Richmond Va.

'' Professor Alexander Crow, State conceived the idea that the tree was no substitutions; hence none SALK Noonan and Cloud StrawberryPlants.
cheaper. Send for fre*catalog Discount on large orders. Send inearly
Entomologist, paid this valley a visityesterday suffering from the effects of borers, -- --- k. H. SMITH, Lawtey Fla. S-ia-6t
and inspected a number of and he accordingly stripped the earth ... -- -- -- --- -- -
SALK Double aDd Double-Ret
orchards in company with Mr. E. L. away from the roots, which he erroneously FOR Mounted- Harness. W. If. POWERS.

Koethen, acting Horticultural Com thought were the seat of the Iiii.ut FEIjJFARUDNABbE Lawtey, Fla 8-ia-tf.

missioner lie was much gratified to borers, for a considerable distance out, ;! SUMMIT NURSERIES D. I. Pierson Monti.
:t Fla. Large Stock of fine trees; low
find the orchards of the valley in such and then applied to them several price? Special terms for early orders. Drop

clean condition, and was particularlywell times a liberal drenching of a solu postal for new. list. ft-j-lot

pleased at the manner in which tion of caustic potash used in clean LOUISIANA-- GRASS-{Crxupalum plaiyeauf- (,

the red scale has been kept down. He ing type and which, when it becomes PRIDE man.nt pasture grass for Florida.
Cuttings at 11.73 a barrel f. o. b. W.H. POWERS,
states that to give up the fight in the saturated with printer's ink, is usually That which a good farmer can take in baring Lawtey, Fla. 6-aj-ict
least would be to give the orchardsto thrown away.'hether he killed the best fenced farm in the county. Ills city FLORIDA'S advantages for small investments,
up any "
wife fastesthorse Arcadia
brother with the best dressed or Estate Journal Fla.
the pests, and also said that the borers is doubtful, but he accomplished must continually add to his investment 11.00 per year, sample with state map 10 cents
clean which he found all sides his for the while he with his Page fence properly put up can 4.23um_
on purpose, tree safely "rest on his laurels." ---- -- --
reflect great credit upon the force at speedily recovered its vigor and for PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian ANIMAL. MEAL aden. ormond.makes for Information.Write to K.
work in this line. afterward bore annual Mich. --
important heavy
: years .. Extra Fine Im Neunsn
---------- -- -- 1 proved
000 000
As to brown scale he pointed out I crops of fruit. It was doubtless the FOR SALK-Parson Brown Orange.. Carney and Cloud Strawberry Plants
and other Citrus Fruit Trees; all on for sale. $r.2S per i.ooof. o. b. Good packing
the fact that a parasite i is at work thereon result of the potash application.It sour stock trained to stake. J. H. TURNOUT' guaranteed. Peppy & PUNK Luwter Fla.

which, if allowed to do its work is often the case that potash is Lake Weir, Fla.--. Excelsior---- Nurseries... 7-aa-iat __1=- __ __ -__ __
without disturbance, will eventually not only the medicine for lack of FANCY PIGHONS-nought.lOld and exchanged. FOR SALK for cash,time or trade,orange groves,
for what want. for and timber lands. K. RUMLRY, Keuka
you Stamp reply. ,
,annihilate this kind of scale. The which the tree is sickly and dying, LLOYD GRANT' Lady Lake Fla. 7-23-531 Pla. 3utitTIlE



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: $25.60 $19.00;
Tuesday Sept a6th at 3 pm........."SKMINOLK". ...... Sunday, Oct 1st, at 90001
Steerage $12.50. Friday.Tuesday. Sept 19th. at 3 pm..... .. ."CIIUKOKKK"... .... Thursday. Oct. jth at tgopm.
Jacksonville and Boston : Cabin $17.00; Intermediate, $a1.oo i Excursion $.47.JO''; Steerage, '14.2' Oct. 3d. at 3 pm..ALGONQUIN..ftundar. Oct. 8th. at Itjopm.
The magnificent: Steamshipsof this Company are appointed to nail as follows: Pridey. Oct. 5th, at 3 pm ...... .. ."SHMINOLK" .... ... Thursday Oct. Lath, at 6:00am:
Tuesday Oct. 3 p m...... .. "CHKROKHIJ" .... .... Sunday Oct. ijthat 8JOam
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Friday. Oct. I3th at 3 pm.... .."ALGONQUIN"..... .. .. Thursday Oct. njth. at irjoa: m
....... .... ....
Tuesday Oct. 17th, at 3 pm 8KMINOLK" Sunday Oct. and, at lyopra.
Central Meridian
( or fpO Time.JKansas ] Friday, Oct. 2oth, at 3 pm .. .. .. ."CHKROKKK" .. .. Thursday, Oct. 26th,at 5:00: ampm
City..... ................. ........... .............. ............Sunday, Oct. lit io.ooa.rn Tuesday Oct. 24th. at 3 ......."ALGONQUIN."........ Sunday, Oct ath, at 7:30am:
Naroothee .............?..?................. ... u...... .............Tueday, Oct. 3.f,13.0o n'n Friday, Oct. 37th at 3 pm.... . "SIUUN LE" .. .. Thursday Nov ad, at 11:00: In
City of August................................ .. .. .... Friday, Oct. 6th, 3.oop.m Tuesday Oct. 3ist, at 3 pm.. . "CHKROKKK" . Sunday, NOT 5th, at'p m
Chattahoorlipct' ...... ...............................Saturday, Oct. 7th, 4.00 p.m _.
Kansas City .............. .. ... .......... ............... .....1\londay.O: 9th S.3Op.m
City of lUrtnlncham ................?......................,....Wednesday, Oct. nth 6.30..m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
N.roorlti>., .. .. ........................................................... Friday Oct. 13th 8.ooa.m I
Tallahassee.......... ...................................... .......... Saturday Oct. uth 7.oop.m For Sanford and Intermediate Points
City of Augusta.... .............................................. ... Monday, Oct. i6th 7.30 p.m Enterprise on
ChattahcMirlire ...... .. ....................... ................... Wednesday, Oct. ifith ia.oo n'n
Kansas ...... ..... Friday. Oct. aoth. 1.30 p.m the St. Johns River.
City of ItlrtitliiKliani.. .................. ... ............., ...... ....Saturday, Oct. aist 2.3Op.m --- .----- .'.
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Tallahassee ..... ...... .................. ...................... ....Wednesday: Oct. asth, 5.00 ..m lverlade' "
City of Augusta?. .................................... .................Friday, Oct. arth. 7.ooa.m ,
Chattahooclir...... ...... ..........?.................. ........ .. ....Saturday, Oct. 2 th. 7.00 p.m Capt. W. A. SHAW.
Kansas. City... ...... ...... ...... ............................ .... ......Monday, Oct. soth 7-3 P-m From Jacksonville-Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5.00 p.m.; returning,leave Sanford Thursday
and Mondays at 5.00 a.m. '
City' of MHCOII .............. .......... ... .. ... ..... ...... .. .. .Thursday, Oct 5th r.3Op.m : t,
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The use of this implement makes gardening pleasant and profitable. With it a ,
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A Prize of' 50.00 Cash to Florida Orange

IIHltlUIY offer a prize of ...''O.OJ( )cash,eomi ctition,open to all Florida) oranjro shippers who the 1 proceeds l of the sale) without interest;and I will also advance and pay tho local freight.
I fiend their oranges via my lilllKC'T'; STIIAMIIUS: TO 1'SfiJ.ASU, to )leave Fornandla My charge; for handling and selling tho fruit is 95 cents per box. This charge,together
,Fla.,about November 1st and November 15th. Thin prow will bo awanlod to the with the local freight charge, will bo the KXTIHR: COST,thus enabling tho shipper to figure
MJIJl&r whoso fruit In packed the best, must careful and lands In Hiifflund in the best eomlltion -
exactly the price I of marketing his fruit i in Kuroixj.Shippers .
and palls) for the highest net BoemtWI'CltuJt the judge and decision to bo Kovernedwholly
uf )100( )boxes and over will )luivo the proceeds! of the sale of their fruit In their
by the suit, which necessarily will bo the highest for the best' fruit in the best condition. -
the sale I 'I I.
hands I threo days 1 after in England.The
The 8TEAM1JHS whichJI'ehall. engage in this service for this season will bo the heM for time I is come when Florida) must look for other markets than tho United States,
the purpose obtainable. and as a decision must, bo whether or not tho orange growers of Florida will sup
THE LOADINO, which of the utmost importance, will bo under my personal 8UIK"r"IslCnt l mo in Hording an outlet for their fruit, I ask each shipper interested tho subject of
ten,and on arrival Hnvrlund the fruit will be handled and sold in the best Kuropean fruit extendingour market to write me,advising if lean depend on him either for{tho whole or
market (Liverpool)by the most experienced and) well known fruit auctioneers part of his crop. This project deserves the sup|ort of all Florida' shippers.
To those desiring it, I will make an advance of C3 cents per i box, to be deducte l from Yours very truly


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Address for tho present all letters to New York My Jacksonville oillco will bo open about October 15th. Stencils will bo furnished! .misapplication. Box material and paper fur-
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6 ua aaa a L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co. ,

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M I piCtit4E'.. RAILWAY.InarjtJt I I
1' (J.Tart.w.,.,) II. />H r/.'<", Itrfrlrrr NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS.
r pprrutgr" The Florida Southern Railroad Co.

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0. WEKKS, Stato Agent, Jnckwnville, Fla.
Jupiter & Lake Worth Railway.
.. Nu H Uo.t.lck l Itlock, Corner l "jrBcnil .n" lalu Streets
,.'di ; Extending Houlhwartl) from Jacksonville, excel fur 1'orkft Memoranda llnuk.
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nearly all varieties of '
f\\( ').*, we have sett KM! down "
of Florida. Through-train; service with Parlor,
on tho as the l t.t'tuitt.(1 '
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o a rrv 4 1o Pullman, Bullet, and Sleeping-care $ to thin climate.
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.. AL' Orange Groves Fruit Farms Hnlilrn Il'tI,i,i./,,!*,
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Vegetable Lualirluias'
Iml.rrfal I'rklit husks,
,, =* w_ Pineapple Plantations, llrtnttr r",.1o"y". .

rte Phosphate Mines, ***> FOWLS FOR SALE JS2 'rte'

"& ; Cocoanut Fields, : EGGS TO HATCH.INCUBATORS .
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;' 1M.1) St. Johns River, "**

1E Indian River, AND BROODERS.


xa= or I Forming a New Route to ; ALL KINDS. t


0" Direct Line to TAMPA, PUNTA CORDA and Gulf Harbors. HENS LAY; YOUNG ar 9.i oe' ,y

YOU TIME, purchasing, tickets vin Jacktonville, Tampa& .-..-_., i i r..g

V WI LL { TROUBLE By Key west It'y Send for large map of Florida, I Illii8trate l catalogue free ...
AND with other information of Interest. 0
GAVE TRANSFERS free by mail, to any addrvw*.

General Passenger'Airent. Onnond, Fla

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