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:
October 7, 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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Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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,f4., J.owt'rlt.ubUlh..rancl I'rltl'rh.tor. JACKSONVILLE FLA., OCTOBER 7, 1 1893. Whole No. 1200 !F .titi'IISit1lwdol. '>,. >o. 4(1.BHPETT .



IBARNETT BROS., A full line of the leading varieties of Orange & Ixttium Trees nt rock-bottom

/ BROS prict* Address!:!

FRUITS \Vo ro8i>ectfully solicit t shipments= of Fruits and I Vegetables.: DEER ISLAND NURSERIES,

v CHICAGO! We are now making a eeialty of Oakland, Orange Co., Fin. (



and invite correspondence on Markets\ and Prospects. Lt ; ; the 1 ropier and warm climates! of the 111 F world
\ nn that the cht me just t HortlculUU { -
KofurcnccH, h)' permission :-A. M. Iven, tsC: q.} Jacksonville ; National Shoo YOU KNOW[ turi"U was ahead A LIVING| FACT
and Leather Bank, Now York; the Volusia County Hank, DeLand Fla., and the \ in our establishment Some Ftoriclapcopte up to
the time know this, and the
are quietly taking advantage opportunity
Commercial Loan and Trust Co., Chicago, 150 South Water St C 'III of getting rare plant of in.! We can supply Aloe Bamboo Camphor. Cinnamon -
-- -- .. .. Coffee. balbergia, Kxcoecari. Hicu.GamigelIemp(Sisal), Iron.
.. bark Jujube Kola fog\rood. Mahogany. Nutmeg( Olive Orange, Pepper.
FRUIT EXCHANGE. ,.. n,.. Quercuo!, Rice-pa(>er. strychnine. Tea, Upas, Vanilla, Wax-myrtle. Xylos*
FLORIDA .s. .- ma, Yucca. Zingii> r plants and hundreds of others.

Send bur our large catalogue, which tells all! about it.ItKANOXKIt.
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An Incorporated Homo Association of Ornnjro Clrowers for marketing Florida Fruit to tho ,
best atl\'IU1tn e.-A VTIIOHI( ZI-U: CAl'ITAI $:fUN) ).
IJOX MATKHlAI/-Tbo Kxcliango is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
order. Write for price list and terms. GENUINE BERMUDA ONION.Our .

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OHO. It FAlItHANKS. President.AUIHUTX. I). OKKENLKAF, S'ice-I'resideuL
IVH8.Jen'l Mgr. and Trca M. 1'. Tli fLNI It. Secretary. seed l of the Genuine Hertnuda Onion crop of IBtKl: will l bo ready October
1)I1t13YI'Ita--ltO, it. .'alrhank"Iaehut& Co.; E. n. IIlIIr Urullforc.t' $: Ur. t:. E. I'ruft
HMWttwu: Co; John Fu.b'on, l.ako Co.: Hy CnJtclwr OnUJKO lo.: ; n, Greenleaf, Ih1\"RI Co;
l Int. Send in order now. We have both varieties, thoVhito and Palo Hed.
II. )1. itaer,1)uval ('0.; A. ilrndy, IJre"ard t'o.; F. d. tum )Mn, Marion Co. ; C. V'. 111II'or, your
Mar4un Ce.; .Iohll M.. Bryan, O"'l'ola Co.; w. I:, toItRlltulI, \'utuaun Co.; 1I.( H. foreman 8t.
Johns Co : C. .'. A. IHtblby, dush& ('o.; BNIJ, fowel i, Luke to.Addrt Price per packet ;5e; 4 oz., l 15c; 1 o*., 25c; i tIll., 85c; 1 Ih, $3.00, poi >aid.
+es'all rJ'HIndl'nco' to the Florida Fruit l I'xchangl': Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils
with full packing and shipping instructions,furnished on application. H. G. HASTINGS AND CO. SEEDSMEN
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CIRCULARS OF I1"9: 11'1c..

40 page Illustrated 1 Catalogue free. '
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Contain a ll 4 and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties oi the Citrus FINE ABBAKA SLIPS andGOLDEN
family, which we have selected from over one hundred' different varieties grown and tested by us!
The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.

ready for delivery.
dtordrculan Address R. W. RIERC.
sunset um, LAke Co", Jl1a. :
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Box 449, Orlando, I9lak.r
IX Itl'YIXU TKKKS rOil 1'llUl,lrCTIU.\ \'"* I'lHH'IT ,

Buy of the WeII- Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN FREE RIDE TO SEE


PKARS, all kinds, immense stock FIGS and MUUHF.RRIKS.POMF.ORANATKS Will take K K.fate from bill of tree to all who win come to Nursery and purchase to amount
P1UCHKS.60 varieties new and oldPI.UMi : ot double K K. fare I can afford to make this offer as one pleated 1 customer mean his future
best Japan and native *ort*. CAMPHOR TKKKS. trade, also the trade of his neighbors Club together and send one man from your neighborhood
JAPAN PKRSIMMUNS, varieties all touted. TKXAS UMDRKL.LA.GRWVIU.HA before buying this fall.
ORAPKH good supply all leading kinds ROHUSTA. I am now preparing to plant for myself what will be the largest orchard in the county. Price
PHCANS, bet I"aper>Shell variety MAGNOLIA GRANDIFI.ORA. of stock as low n.the lowest for first- 's stock. Catalogue free.
WALNUTS KnglHth. Japan and California.CHH CITRUS TR1FOUATA.
,TNUTS.Japan Mammoth very fine. ROnS.: 50 varieties Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W. .
have lots of write for what want. '
We ut them- you
D. GRIFFING, Proprietor.
For five years j IlMt mpies of fruit have been aent, free of charge, on application M, rflrnntIttikrr Co., t-'la.
and will bo this year : but ourextHirience and information to adaptability to y ,
'ottr locality i is worth Iliadt f' more.o have discarded from our own orchards one
. \ IrIrety of which\ we shipped] l 400 bu .hols in 18S7, and this is but one of tho linnVHrietios ( NURSERIES OF THEMilwaukee

dre.4suf; toftal. We have built our reputation on fine stoek-- nine pooplo)
my'IM/ Jtff'lfl. An Ex-Governor: of .'IoritlaVri ***: "They are beauties and *o a ijMicked i- 1 Florida Dpaqge Co.

HlIl1\bly as to Bhaine a novice in the Inline**, and even many who pretend

to be exports. Selected strains of Choicest Varieties ot Citrus Fruit Trees a Specialty.fiuduing.
Prompt! flnd careM! attention to correspondence. Prices reasonable. Cataloguefree. >Wood)for tale at tU: UtaH.
Address Our stock Is Urge and complete. PROMPT: ATTKNnON TO CORKKSPONI*.
For Catalogue and Price-List,address
G. i .1. .tBJ I r
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Glen St. Mary, Fla. A. L. DUNCAN Manager Dunedin, Fla.

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

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

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

Spraying outfits in great variety nt manufacturers' s' prices. HBi HBfe If" Mb 1 .1

Correspondence solicited.SULJPHUR.

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Jacksonville. .. "'
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Is the most effective compound yet discovered for destroying the insects infesting the orange tree, and is a sovereign

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

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

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

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 trees

it is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons of water, as 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 cost.

McMASTER & MILLER San Mateo and Citra Fla.





The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The attention of chipper*U directed to the Plant S. S.Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa, and South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford;S., P.& W. Ry.between Jacksonville.
Gainesville, Bainbridge River Junction and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchant and Miners
Transportation Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped, fastest and most prompt line between all point in Florida and all points North and Northwest
llrrrlver and Shipper Will Profit by the Following Unparalleled Connection I
JiOKTtt ItOVXD. lHJUTIl nou.\i.
Double daily fast freight service fur all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all North and West via Albany, Balnbridge< ,Jesup
Savannah and Savannah to all point in Florida ; fast freight train both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla
Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all pastern Interior and han and Live Oak
Coast points, including New York Boston, Philadelphia Baltimore, Washington and Providence. Three ship a week by the fleet steamship of the Ocean Steamship Company sailing from New
Three connection a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company leaving Savannah Pri- York(New Pier 35.North River)direct for Savannah Saturday,Tuesday and Thursday. .
day.Sunday and Tuesdays The Boston and Savannah alrsm&hip Company'steamer will leave Boston every Thursday at
Two coaeectioo. a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company 3 p. ra. for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight train for
leaving Savanaah every Wednesday and Saturday. I all points in Florida.
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah every ; From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,for Savannah September jth,October 9th, Octo
Thursday. ber 19th and every ten data thereafter.
Connection for Phifaidrlphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company, l leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchant and Miners'Transportation Co., every Tuesday and Friday,
September ajlh and October 4th Ktc. making close connection with S.,P. & W. Ry.,for all points In Florida.
Sailing day for Steamship are subject change without notice.

The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best freight route;from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates, stencils. and shipping
* receipts apply to any agents of the above lines, or to
O. I*. OWKNS.Traffic Manager. Savannah.Cla. F. II. 1'ATY, Division. .'re1cbtcent.8a'f'annab, Ga. W. 31. 1)\YIDSON, Gen'l Passenger Agt.,Jacksonville, Fla"
F S. KNIGHT. Contracting Freight Agent,Jack,mvlllc, Fla. J. U. STEPHENS Contracting Agent, Jacksonville, ..1'10640 .



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TIHUIS or HunSCUU-TIOS turn under I would like to know it. | Soft Phosphate and Tobacco Stems. the fact. The of Professor
For One Year.. .... .. ., .,.. .,.,. ,.....' If definite information utterances
can give me Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower
For Six Months, ,..., .... ...,..,..,.,.. ,. i.oo you Crow during his recent visit, in whichhe
In Pordjni Countries .... ....., ..... ...... 3.00 from a scientific standpoint as I would like to ask a question which said"it is to be feared as much as
Subscriptions in all cases cash in well as a common sense one, I willfully 11 the experiment station reports at hand the red scale" has strengthened this
advance. No discount allowed 1 one'sown
subscription! (except) inn club on), but to appreciate it. Hoping to hear and a careful perusal of your paper do belief. That it is on the increase is
all yenta a liberal cosh commission will from you C. W. AGIN. not answer. The obscure point is the evident to those whose privilege it is
hc allowed on all Biilwcriptions obtainedby Ohio. value of natural, finely ground, soft to go through various orchards from
The idea that the ammonia from the
them. Write for term Florida In Florida
I phosphates. a
to time; and that it will eventually -
To every new subscriber wo will send, decaying the degreeof
for two I have used
grove years past kill the affected is
trees evident from
)Kwtaid), a of Wbitner'e "Harden-
| | cony cold in the is rather fanciful,
grove the best of mineral
Florida." grade the condition of
ing in << For two new subat a few trees in the valley -
and have from the fact
must originated
acriher $2.00 each, we will send, have annually plowed under two cropsof where the disease has been of long
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange that the vaporization of ammonia isemployed cow peas. To avoid the great expense standing.
Culture. as an agent in artificial
of the mineral salts
my proposition
Ilato of advertising on application.lUHtiittance freezing. It is an undoubted fact thai is this The form of We have data in our possession
*should he made by check, trash or even a thick coating of green : cheapest : which prove that the disease] is infectious -
jMxsial note. money order or registered nitrogen is produced by cow peas. and that it follows the irrigating
i will attract frost, when on the
letter order grass the and
to of Probably cheapest certainly avery
.,. naked earth right alongside none will water down the rows, thence to
FAKMKK .1. J'ltVIT UltOU'KH.Jacksonville available form of potash is furnished
Fla.Cara've be deposited. A tender plant grow- tobacco The other orchards by means of waste wa-
by stems. cheapest -
ing close beside or surrounded by form in which phosphate can be ter. I Hence the necessity of destroyingall
mulching will be nipped by the frost procured is in the natural the gummy scales dropping from
and Orchard: \ : more severely than it would be if Would the last be available phosphate.enough so the trees, as it is these that are carried
along in the water and affect all trees
standing on the naked earth. that inordinate
by using an quantitythe
Fall Plowing In tho Grove. But this is a local circumstance of first of where the environment is such as to
time-say a ton cent.
50 per
Kdtter Farmer and PI uil-Grower: very circumscribed area, and it is impossible : rock to the acre-with a suitable encourage the spread ot the disease.To .
I am very much interested in the to believe that, for an acre amount of tobacco stems before or after permit a diseased tree to remain in
"Questions in Orange Culture" pub or more of trees, whose branches are sowing the cow peas, a successful your orchard untreated is, therefore,
lished in the last two issues of THE several l feet above the surface, there of fertilizing would result? not only a menace to your own orchard
FRUIT GROWER: as I own a grove will be created, by the presence of The soil is a dark brown sand, well but to your neighbors who receive
near Hawthorne. I have adoptedthe trash, any considerable difference in supplied with humus, considering Flop your waste water, or to all below who
idea, as most of your correspondents the degree of cold when that cold is ida conditions, and producing very take water from the' main canal, into
have, according to question No. anywise severe. When there is barely high-flavored fruit. In consideringthis which> your water flows.

17 in your issue of the 23d inst., of cold enough to deposit frost at all, the matter it must be borne in mind Prof. Crow raised some doubts as to
keeping J the grove clean up to Junei trash will make the difference between that the orange roots are active twelve the permanent efficacy of the carbolic
then permitting grass, etc., to frost and no frost. But if the temperature months in the year and that,immediate acid treatment, but he did not dis
grow. I have made two cuts with falls, say to 22 or 24, or thereis availability of a fertilizer is of less moment -I! courage a persistent trial of the same.
machine and intend to let the grass a sharp wind, the difference betweenthe than a considerable saving in I His reason for doubt is the fact that the
rot and commence to turn under as mulched surface and the naked cost. I would like to add that in few disease seems to have its origin in the
shallow as possible with plow about earth would amount practically to Northern towns and villages is there a.. sap wood and not merely under the

November 1St. I see by question No. nothing.A market for the refuse stems of cigar factories -. bark. For this reason he recommends
17 referred to above, never turnedin. small amount of nitrogen or ammonia and the waste from tobacco I cutting out the diseased parts with a

." escapes from the rotting trash factories. I use the stems as a mulch chisel, going deep enough to remove
The point 1 wish to ascertain definitely and from the soil itself where it was for bulbs, both winter and summer, i the sap wood entirely, wherever tracesof
is, is it the best thing to turn stored up through the growing season but what would be superior to them on diseased tissue may be found ; thisis
all this partially rotted grass, etc., by the shading of the herbageanda strawberry beds, or as a mulch where : to be followed by the application ofa
under in the fall, which is hard to little also leaches away when it ever one is needed? C. L. M. good coat of rubber paint, which is
turn under, or is it best to allow it to rains. It would be well if this couldbe Milwaukee, XVIi.Mankind the best application to encourage a new
remain on the ground and thoroughlyrot saved by means of some winter has used and bought shoeso growth of bark. This treatment has

until spring, then turn under with growing crop, such as crimson cloveror many hundred years that the 'avail proven effectual where the disease was
spring dressing of fertilizer ? Some even rye. It would, no doubt, also able" wear in a pair of Douglass or in its incipient stages, but we have
parties say that this grass, etc., contains benefit the soil if this trash could be dongola kids is tolerably well under some doubts of its being practical in
a certain percentage of ammo- plowed neatly under and excluded stood and accurately set down on the severe cases, especially where the dis
nia, which has a tendency to draw from the atmosphere. But it is difficult box containing the same. Fanners ease has girdled the tree so that it
cold, and that groves with the ground to do this without plowing a deep and fruit growers have been using nitrogen would have to be treated in sections,
covered with grass through the win furrow, and a deep furrow will lacerate potash and phosphoric acid leaving diseased strips of bark to con-
ter will suffer more with the cold than j the orange roots more than the trashis fully as long as they have been using vey the sap while the wounds could
groves that have had all this grass, worth. If it is one-half turL'ed, under shoes it is heal over. Here then, is the desira
though only, one may say,
etc., turned under before the cold 11 I with a shallow-furrow and then, within a man's lifetime that the chemists bility of a remedy like the acid treatment
weather comes. These writers say perhaps, dragged out on to the surface have been getting into the arcana which has been tried here with
the ammonia in this matter draws the again with a harrow, a piece of botch- of these substances and telling the varied success; the variability of suc-

frost. cry is perpetrated, which is a waste of farmer exactly what he is using, how cess being largely due to variety in the
I have heretofore turned all this time, if not worse. much of it, and what it is worth in the modes of application; but we must
stuff under simply because I saw When the autumn application of fertilizer current money of the republic. But confess that even with the most
others do so, I suppose, not knowingthe is made it is advisable to workit men have made a good deal more rapid careful application we are not
scientific points in the question. in with a spading harrow or the strides in isolating, measuring and putting entirely satisfied that the cure is
Now this expression in question No. new "weeder," running shallow. a money value on potash than permanent, and it is only after repeated -
17, "Never turned in," puts meat Plowing is, or ought to be, a back they did with shoe leather; and it is applications, and careful observation
sea as to the best way to handle the number, especially in a bearing grove tolerably safe to say that even now the that we will be able to
question. It seems to me that if the where roots stretch throughout the entire scientists have got substantial values draw absolute conclusions. But to
grass does not damage the grove by area. A crop of cow peas or of adjusted about right. It seems to be merely paint the diseased parts with
lying on top of the ground throughthe Florida clover sown very thick and tolerably safe to say that if a ton of to acid, is entirely useless. The gummy
winter that it would be best to shading the soil, will bore it in every bacco stems is sold at $10, and a ton bark should always be thoroughly
allow it to remain on top and thoroughly direction with its roots like a thousand of soft phosphate at $8, and a ton of scraped, so as to lay bare the clean
rot, then sow the fertilizer mole crickets; then these will die and commercial fertilizer at $36 in the bark, before the acid is applied, and
broadcast in the spring and turn all rot, leaving it perforated as with in I open markets of the world, that that vertical scoring may also be resortedto
under.It numerable small drain tiles, while the is about what they are actually worth.It in order to permit the acid to pen
would probably be easier tomove carpet of decaying herbageflatteneddown I I' you do not think so, it will be avery etrate to the source of the disease. In
around through the grove in wth a roller, if necessarywillprotect \ wise thing for you to try these this work great caution must be observed
gathering the fruit by not having it the surface from the wind and I articles on your land and find out. to catch all the scrapings in
plowed up, and if any fruit dropped sun and from the impact of the rain; I; -eI cloths, which have previously been
OR< the ground the grass would form a in the spring it will be found rich and| i The Gum Disease. spread under the trees, and to burn

cushion, as it were, for the fruit to mellow as an ash-heap; and the trees,, I It has long been evident to the writer them up, and to prevent spread of
drop on and also keep the fruit clean.I with timely ram or irrigation, will 1 that the gum disease is a menace to the the contagion.A .
have twenty-five acres to go over make an astonishing bloom and 1 ''I orange industry, and that our growers great deal has been said about
aad if it is better to wait until spring to growth. I ought to be roused to a realization of foot rot and we have seen disastrous



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of its ravages, but we consider present crop, and lay the foundationfor -THE-

hum disease, though much slower in a future one.

its work, far more dangerous. First, In 1888 I visited an old friendin
because the foot rot can usually be my native county, a progressive

traced to some faulty method of( cultivation farmer, who had a good orchardof ,

while the other attacks thirty years standing. He has always JACKSONVILLE FLA.
sound trees without any visible cause; practiced my father's method in ,

and secondly, because the remedy for every particular with his orchard, except HARDWARE AND STOVES

the latter is as yet uncertain, while a I in mulching. His orchard is in ,

removal of the cause, if done before timothy grass, which he mows whenit I DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, PAINTS, OILS AND VARNISH.
the tree is past recovery, will check commences to head, and saves the
4'\'V :\IILL SUIJl.I41 S.
fool rot. But whether we can cure hay for winter feed; then he mows it
We are State We Have
the diseased trees or not, we can cer again about the last of July and lets it Agents for the J .
tainly take such precautions as we lie for mulching. At that time he One Horse and Two HOUSE.; HAY HAKES

may have at our command to preventits thins the apples on the trees; they In stock.

spread to healthy trees.-Edward have so far advanced that he can BUCKEYEMOWERS ." tin ftrrl frrf '.

I L. Koelhen. in Riverside Press. readily see which are going to be the ,
.i The 6 foot Is suitable -
most perfect and saves them. The
"Off Years + for use In
imperfect ones he picks off and feedsto .
.1 rotHjtlHf *lork nfMntrrra i ORANGE GROVES
A writer in Colman's Rural World
his hogs. After that he lets the nttttft -
gives some facts and experiences as to 7* flr /! grass grow to tramp down while gath rIo ,/l t'rlrm, Write\ for Prices.
apple growing, which are almost the fruit. He that is
equally true of orange culture, with fect mulch, but so thin it does not "TEXAS
the substitution of for timothy RANGI PLO'VS 99
cowpeas '
prevent hard freezing of the ground,
-f Full /"' ItrjHttrs for Satnr.

Most: orchards on new land bore but retards the thawing out several Acme Orange Grove and Two-Horse Pulverizing Harrows, the Boy
days. He manures his orchard every Dixie Cast Plows and full line of
crops every year until by accident of other a Farm and Agricultural Implement
year. of all descriptions. Agents for the Planet Jr. Horse and Hand Tools sold
frost, or otherwise, the crop of one His theory is that fruit trees want ,
at factory prices. Send for catalogues.
season was destroyed. This would
feeding as much as cattle, and by that
usually be followed by an enormous it and the
system they get by cutting
yield the next season, and thereaftera timothy before it blossoms does not rob
full crop alternate years with noth- the
trees by drawing nutriment from
ing between. Sometimes the off year the soil, but on the contrary it con-
will come in the odd years, and occa serves the moisture and keeps the soil

sionally in the years that are divisibleby in the best and most feasible conditionfor r e

two. Mr. Bissell says: the use.of the tree, and it also pre
My father had an orchard from a the from
serves timothy running out
nursery planted by himself in 1806. by preventing it from maturing seed.

In 1888, I was back to the old home Instead it constantly grows thicker

stead after an absence of forty two and draws more from. the air to make
years. I found about one-third of food for the fruit. By that method he -",;
the old orchard yet doing fairly good
had fruit every year and realized ,--.
service, although the owner told me nearly double price for it. That year, 1-....
it had been uncared for for _... ...
totally 1888 he had of "'.. *
a splendid crop ap -,.. _. .
many years. My father so controlledit the best I in orchard in ., -' ..
that he had no off years, with the 3,000 pIes, miles' travel!saw in six any States, including ..i1L- -__........... _-4 ., _.:.".'!".111.'-r s"Q.. ,...",..,,t....... ___ --.....-- -

exception of two or three varieties of :Missouri and New York and
naturally shy bearers. As long as he last fall he wrote me that he had not
owned the orchard, he mulched the
had a poor crop since, and that his
trees in winter after the ground was 1892 year crop was the best he ever had. IRRIGATING MACHINERYBOTH

hard frozen, and after the trees had This man is not an extensive farmer -
blossomed in the spring, removed the of land STEAM, HORSE AND HAND POWER.
only farming sixty acres ,
mulching from near the body of the but he sold barrels of
350 apples Carry a stock of Steam Pumps, Boilers
trees and spread it farther away where firsts for barrel home.
( ) $2.50 I per at
and Galvanized Pipe Valves.
the feeding roots were. This con
He was 72 years old, but he and his
served the moisture. His trees never son realized off his sixty acres $2,200, Fittings,Hose, Etc. Estimates furnishedfor

suffered from drought, and he trained pro ing beyond cavil that the extensive Plants put in complete and guaranteed -
them to low and open tops to give the farmers the
are not most practicalones satisfactory. Hand Spraying
sun full fall on the fruit to secure good 't
the the
although they are ones
color, flavor and size, and then any masses seek to follow and imitate. :i Pumps of every description. Send for

limbs that were over loaded he thinned -e------ Catalogue of How and When to Spray.

and every year he washed the trees Near Winter Haven, Col. J. B. Nozzles, Pipe, etc., made to order in our

with weak lye, which kept the bark Briggs, of Kentucky, has planted machine shop.

smooth and green. When the trees 5,000 Carney lemons, 2,000 oranges,

were forty years old the bark was as 500 Japanese limes, 200 cocoanuts, c

smooth as most orchards at ten years, 100 guavas, 100 sapadillos, 100 avo

and he had no off years. The crop cado pears, 500 mangoes, tamarinds,

was not entirely: uniform, but there Jamaica apples, and other tropical

were no years of over bearing, nor of fruits, such as dates, palms, almonds,

a failure, or much below normal citrons, grape fruit, loquats, royal M

yield.We at the time attributed the comparative and yellow poincianas_ : etc.-- I I &4 j 'uffz

uniformity of the crop to sev- LAI)IKS I oso
Needing tonic, children who
a or want build A
eral causes, among them keeping the Ine up.should take I y. v s
bark smooth, protecting it from the lInO\\'.' 'S IHO.V MITTENS. j
It 1* pleiuant; cures Malaria Indigestion .
depredations of insects, and enabling Biliousness, Liver Cbmplaiuu and Neuralgia

it to perform the functions designed --- '
by nature, and keeping the top free I Acme Hotel -

from superfluous branches, and not I AGENTS FOR-
allowing it time to overbear. But I European Plan.
any J 80'V.r I, S'.1.'I ...tPU IPS.II "
the most essential was the mulching, \o. 111. H Itoy St... JacKtonrllle, Fto.Reopened ,
which we thought served a double with finely furnished aj :art- .\ L..ttlrAnn..rr" the Day they are Received.".
ments, with clean nice beds) !', :f>0c) to $1
purpose, regarding early blossoming, THE S. B. HUBBARD
|per? day each pc noon. Good dining room COMPANY
furnishing food and mois-
conserving in sallie block with moderate price, *4U.
ture to enable the tree to bear the 1.. \\'ICK. JACKSONVILLE FLA. .




lie prices these, and the salesman, Then perhaps some other buyer sees of Mr. Consul Dickson on the trade
the Pinery knowing that the fruit is overripe, them, runs them up and finally A. andB. and commerce of Palestine for the
'''I' says he will sell for twenty cents, whichis buy them fpr 35 cents rather than year 1892, one firm sent on an averagea

...... a pretty fair price in any market for( I lose the only Queens in New York steamer every ten days from the

Ktlited hr dOllS It. Hi\UII,Melbourne, pines. B finds plenty of fault with for five days to come.I commencement of the orange crop,
Via.Marketing.. them, and after finding that there are do not wish to eulogize the Flor- each vessed loading from 15,000 to
no more offered farther down the ida Fruit E change. Let us assume, 20,000 boxes at a time, the freight
street, strolls back to Blank Bros. and for the sake of argument, that the I varying from is 8d to 3S or 5S per box.

I wish again to discuss more fully tells them he can get all the Queenshe management are less scrupulous and I This system of conveying oranges direct
wants elsewhere for twenty cents, conscientious than some of the best to the United Kingdom has not
the I touched in
subject a sum
of season's upon equal to theirs, and that he only wants commission men, that they will be only proved a profitable business to
mary one pineapple crop two crates, and can't they do a little honest simply so long as honesty is the steamship companies, but great
in'the last issue. I refer to the disposal
better? The salesman knows the fruit best personal policy, but will keep a I I I service has been rendered to the-shippers -
of our I alluded beforeto
the crops.made to commissionmen will not keep, and that twenty cents sharp lookout (for an opportunity to as the fruit readies its destina
shipments even is a pretty fair price. I He knowsof feather their own nests as the average tion in a shorter time and in better
material used I
as being damage; but one man who wants Queens, i commission man is supposed by the condition than if sent via Egypt. In
the market. I meant to that
suggest and does not know how many more average shipper to do. In case of former years the oranges were forwarded
scattering of the fruit which tendsto
any firms have overripe Queens to work any such fraud we have but the one to Port Said in the coasting
destroy the monopoly or unit sale
off up and down the street, and comes organization to deal with and all our steamers, and then transhipped in
reduced our profits for the benefit of
the middle down to eighteen cents, and Blankety, I. neighbors have their eyes cen vessels sailing for the United King-
consumers, or more likely Blank & Co. are, by the same process, tered on the proceedings of the same dom, but by this method much damage
and I did
man jobber. not mean to
that all commission shouldbe reduced to fitteen, and finally my concern, so that chances of detectingfraud was occasioned as well as delay.
imply men pines are sold by Blank Bros for twelve or negligence will be at a maximum Nearly three.fifths of the whole or-
shunned such and consideredas
the enemies as of the, fruit cents, and Old Man Smith's are left to as well as ease of recovery, ange crop of Jaffa J is now shipped to
that the Florida Fruit grower,with nor spoil a couple of days longer, and are while when everybody in the country Liverpool, the rest being exported, fcr
sold at five cents, and A's firm are dis had to deal direct with each individual the most part to Austria and Egypt.
its auction system, was our only hopeof gusted with the Sugar Loaves he secured shipper these chances were both at a -Gardeners' Chronicle.
obtaining our just dues from the
for them, when they would mmunum.
consumer. But by way of illustratingmy gladly have piid twenty cents (for Old And from the advantage that the Rico Paper Tree.
meaning let us construct a little One which has
Slan interesting
Smith's ( ueens. monopoly or combine gives us over plant
narrative which will bear directly upon Now, next year we all ship our shipment to honest commission men been adopted from another countryinto
the subject.A fruit to someone concern. All the like Blank Bros. and Blankey, Blank this is the rice paper plant of
and B. are fruit buyers in searchof Florida pines are controlled by one & Co., we reduce danger of loss from China, which is successfully cultivatedin
some Florida Queen pineapples for man in Jacksonville (and the "Florida fraud, improve rates and time by our Florida. It is a small tree growing
their respective uptown retail houses pines" are as much a. separate brand of shipments and recover claims from to the height of ten or twelve feet,
They start at Beekman street, A going fruit with a market value of their own transportation monopolies with celer- with a stem from three to four inchesin

Washington and B down. A walks as are the "California prunes" or the ity and certainty, (or only a monopolycan ( diameter. Its leaves are soft and
up town, calls in at every commission "Malaga[ raisins"). When my two do business with or talk audiblyto downy, and something in the shape of
house in search of (Queens, and after crates reach J Jackso vine teltgrams a monoply. I repeat, "In the age those on the castor bean. The paperis
spending half an hour inquiring at have just been received which show of monopoly and combination and for formed of thin slices of pith. The
every door on both sides and findingnone that the best market two days from self protection we must not be behindour pith can be obtained from the stemsin
gets disgusted and purchases a now will certainly be New York, andso age." beautiful! cylinders several inchesin
crate of shrivelled old Cuban Sugar my fruit and Old Man Smith's are 9 +.- length. The Chinese workmen apply
Loaves. It so happened that just below forwarded by the Jacksonville mana Best Timo of Day for Picking Fruit. the blade of a sharp straight knifeto

Beekman street are located Messrs.[ ger; in a car with 196 other crates to Mr. Trescowthick promised a reporton I these cylinders, and turning them
Blank Bros. on one side, and Blanket}', New York. The week we lost by I a trial shipment of fruit to England: round dextrously pare them (from the
Blank & Co. on the opposite corner. the free excursion to Atlanta and : made by a few Angaston growers a circumference to the center, makinga

Now, my neighbor, "Old Man"[ Smith, return last year is saved and fruit iI i few years ago. It was pointed' out I rolled layer of equal thickness
and myself, a few weeks or so before, reaches New York 58 hours from the I I that growers had to learn at what throughout. This is unrolled, and
had each entrusted two crates of fine packing house. They are taken to stage: of maturity apples or pears for weights are placed upon it until it is
Queens to the "Wolf to carry to the the Florida fruit sales room and next. shipment or for storing should be rendered perfectly smooth and flat.
Foxes." The former animal had gotten day A. and B. in search of Queens, picked. Messrs.[ Sage and Trescow Sometimes a number are joined together
our shipments confused with some instead of spending half an hour thick had proved that fruit picked in to increase the size of the
crates of potatoes sent by the widow tamping; muddy Washington street, the cool of the morning or evening sheets. It is a pure pearly white pa.
Murphy to a firm in Atlanta, and as a take the 1 L road to the fruithouse, kept better than if picked during the per.This
result a delay of about a week longer meeting at the door. They go in heat of the day says a writer in Gar tree is quite hardy as far northas
than usual had occurred, and our cahoots and A. is to buy for both. den and Field. Putnam county, and Mr. E. H.
Queens had reached market about He goes up to the salesman and says The experience of Florida strawberry Hart says of it: "It delights in a moist,
two days after they should have been 'How much for the (four crates of growers abundantly confirmsthe half shady spot; it is a good plant to
sold to the consumer and consumed. Queens ?" Salesman replies "Hereare above statement. Fruit picked screen the unsightly spot by the kitchen -

My favorites among the Foxes were all the Queens which will reach I before it becomes warmed and swelled door; when in bloom it is superb,
Messrs.[ Blank Bros., whom I knew this market from Florida for five daysas by the sun and then thoroughly driedin and everybody stops. to admire it."

personally to be good, honest, reliablemen all cars are g< ing to Chicago and the shade will stand shipment much i t
and good salesmen, while Old the West now.'e cannot sell these better than that which is allowed to A Lato or Summer Orange.

Man Smith favored Messrs.[ Blanket), for less than 30 cents." A says "Good become heated through and more or' The Florida Philosopher says in
Blank & Co., principally, I believe, bye." But next day B.'s firm says less soft. Cold, crisp solid fruit for reference to this new variety of or-

because "one of the firm," on a trip they must have Queens for some very shipment-always. This may not be ange:
South a few years back, had called on particular customers, so he returns applicable in equal measure to oranges, "Mr. W. J. Norton, ol Crescent
him personally, presented him with a and 1 pays 30 cents for my fruit, and as they should be kept a few days before City, has about ten trees of the summer
calendar and cigars, and assured him the day after, as they are keeping well shipping anyhow. Still, we or late variety of oranges. A
that all shipments of his would receivehis still, A's firm requiring some, he is should like to see some comparativetests small basketful of fine fruit, the last of
own personal attention, ahead of sent in and pays 35 cents for Old. made this season. the crop, was brought to this office
those sent by Capt. So and So and Man Smiths, the last two crates in the -- --e- ---- this week. Some of the oranges were
Co-1. What's his Name. So B sightsmy market as every body) knows. Tho Orange Trado of Jaffa. nearly as large as grapefruit, and all

Queen at Blank Bros and prices Suppose the auction system ruledas Jaffa oranges, which have appearedin were solid, sweet and juicy. Unlike
them. Now, Blank Bros. are shrewdmen it does in the Fruit Exchange to. the English markets of late in in the winter orange, this fruit has a

and they know that Queens are day, it makes no difference in the creasing quantities, seem to have be. greenish color when ripe, with a yellowish
pretty scarce, and that B's house wants result. B. says: 20 cents and A. 25 come such an important item of exportin tinge, somewhat ot the hue ofa
them, and ask him twenty-five cents and then they find they are bidding the trade returns of Jerusalem, thata fine fall pineapple. It is nearly
accordingly. B examines them, ob I against each other and B drops out new system of steam communica seedless, which, doubtless, is a draw
serves they are pretty ripe says he will and tells A. to let him have half. tion has been established for their back to its propagation, although it isa
.look around a little more and soon The auctioneer knows that these are rapid transit to this country. This very desirable and valuable fruit.
spies Old Man Smith's two crates conspicuously all in the city and that they will keep was established last autumn, with the The trees bloom in June instead of
displayed by Blanket)', I'' and says "Gentlemen this fruit cannot object of shipping the oranges direct March, as the regular orange tree
Blank & Co. on the farther corner. be sold today for less than 30 cents." Liverpool According to the report does.


J. ALKX. LITTLE. I're.ident.
LOCKIIAUT LITTLE Secretary and Trenmtror







Extended to All to Visit Our
Factory. PROMPT


RRRMER: J1'lD] TRtIeE: ( and stock affords and since very good picking for Growing and Preserving Ginger.A our Florida Cracker's way of thinking
; our "nipping" frostsare
correspondent asks for informa and find in the ox a more valuable

Carpet Grass. South usually it weeks apart in the lower ion concerning the cultivation of ginger I servant for many purposes than the
be rated
This grass, an introduction datingno winter might as really a ; in Florida and the method of horse. But before that comes about

great number of years back, goes grass with us.'e have known I. making it into preserves. In reply to he heavy, clumsy wooden yoke must
an of land
by various local names in addition to acre upon which it had obtained this we would say that we know that be laid aside for the light head gear

the one given above, as Louisiana a footing, in Baldwin county, ginger is cultivated in some sectionsof made of iron and padded, passing
keep two calves
grass, old road man's through the winter around in (front
grass poor with the State, but whether it proves a of and just below the
grass, and so on. "Carpet grass," feed.comparatively little additional success or is profitable we cannot say. horns. This head gear is universally

suggested by the carpet-like appear- Col. Codrington, for many years the used in Germany, where the peasants
ance it gives to the where it Carpet grass (forms a thick, dense
ground sod editor of this journal, who has now understand the use of oxen better
has secured a footing, especially i if f and where it gets a start in a I than
Bermuda passed; to his reward, replied as follows our countrymen do and get far
kept trimmed down by stock, seemsto kill grass patch will eventually to a question in the Agriculturist more service out of them. The German
out the Bermuda
be the local name now most provided stock farmer
nearly twenty puts bits in their mouthsto
have years ago concerning
adopted, and doubtless soon will be access to the grounds and keep which lines
the inger. Col. Codrington was a 1\ cstIndian are attached, then he
the one recognized wherever the Bermuda grasses closely trimmed. Unlike [ and familiar with the subject. sits comfortably in his cart or wagon

grass appears. Its botanical name i srid grass it is not hard to get lie said that while we need not enter and guides them at will without the
Paspalum platycaule. Charleston, S. the sod over with the into coarse of "haw"
competition with the North in shouting and "gee"
C., is claimed to be the point at whichit plow and it will die immediately.For the] manufacture of the cheaper class which makes the Yankee ox-driver

first appeared in this countrv. several winters we have noticedour of l preserved fruits, yet those that we an object of ridicule.It .

From thence it gradually worked its hogs following the old roads and have; the monopoly of should be i has been proven by numerous

way westward, reaching the neigh- closely nipping the carpet grass with pushed on and turned to the best ac tests in Germany that oxen will pull
borhood of Mobile about twentyfiveyears great apparently I They madeno count. We have several times called heavier loads with the headgear than

ago. Only a few years have attempt at rooting, therefore we attention to the profits to be derived with the yoke. They also travel faster
elapsed since it reached Louisiana, that the roots presented no from the growing of ginger. It re with it. Even the stolid Mexican[ peon

where the people gave it the name attractions much for liked them the, but they certainly quires a good soil and when plantedon uses the headgear, thereby showing

of "Louisiana grass," believing thatit young tender such the returns are enormous. his superior knowledge of ox-driving

existed nowhere else, and it is just grass it just springing up and went for We have seen a half bushel measure over the shrewd American.

now getting into Texas, appearing within exclusively their reach, although there were placed over a patch of it and a mark A recent writer in the Country Gen-

sparsely along the eastern border of many other green made on the earth around the rim and tleman has this to say about oxen in

the State. It usually travels by following growths under, such as hogs usually feed the ginger dug from within the mark Connecticut: "Some 200 yokes off
old roads, spreading them upon circumstances.From filled these
all the measure. The scraping o intelligent, sleek.coated animalswere
of which
with a carpet of green as it goes, andeeply we infer that carpet the roots to make white ginger is the shown at the fair Watertown,
is highly suited (for winter
interesting stock that happento I grass most expense. We will find it more that centre of the Connecticut work
hog pasture, and that it will eventually
be traveling the same way. profitable to convert the root in the ing cattle industry, the first week in
In the above statement the writeris figure extensively on the lands of
into September.
the young state preserves. They were of all ages,
hog-raiser his
carr ing vocationin
mistaken, as carpet grass > on The from calves of few
grew the lower section preserved ginger sold here i is a weeks to mature
luxuriantly in the vicinity of Pon- States. It will the Southern mostly brought from China and bringsa animals weighing a ton each. Among
on '
chatoula more than twenty-five years character of land grow any high price, but little of it is really them were scattered a few yokes off
and the
more it is
ago.Ve are inclined to the opinion true ginger. The bulbous roots a Holstein, Short Horn and Swiss cattle,
that it is indigenous to Louisiana, eaten down the more rapidly it ap other arums are boiled with some .although the preference is for the
for it has been known in the pears to spread; can be propagated bye
western oldest
ginger to give it the flavor and are purebreds on the continent,
portion of the State under th chance planting will bits of sod; or il given a fair then sold as the real article. We will 1 the 'Little Reds,' as they are affectionately
itself and take
name of gazon for more than fiftyyears. of propagate venture to say that one acre turned termed. The exhibition is

possession which stock any pasture lands upon into preserves will net at least $i,000, distinctively a cattle show, gotten up
are allowed to It
A correspondent of the Southern run. and this is by no means a high esti by farmers for farmers, and well at
Live Stock Journal, writing of carpet peculiarly a Southern grass, and mate. We do not advise everyone tendedAt no other point in Connecticut

grass, tells us that though a com- therefore cannot be made to succeed who grows it, however to manufacture is there a place where so
much above the lower tier of Southern
jwratively short growth, it furnishes a States.-N. O. it himself. July or August wouldbe many yokes are shown, and Connec-

favorite grazing for all kinds of stock.It Times-Democrat.. the season, we think, that the ticut probably leads the industry in

will grow anywhere that Texas The English of serving ginger would be in a condition for this country. The rearing of draft
way pineapples
blue grass will succeed, and in man}; is to take the fruit out from the preserving. It should be white and cattle in Connecticut is said to be on

places where it will not; and it ma> rind in a solid cone. This, with its tender enough to be penetrated with the increase. Well-mated and trained

be readily propagated from seed as prickly stem attached, is left intact. the thumb nail. The clayey, red yokes of 30 cwt. bring' $iSo to $200.

well as by its roots or runners. The pine is then sliced and piled in its soil of West Florida will suit it admirably. Here is a string of n yokes, headed

The Mobile (Ala.) Register says natural shape and the rind fitted on. One acre of ginger will yield by a single gigantic bull in traces."

further in regard to this valuable lawn more than twenty acres of cotton. ---------Ss -----
It is thus sent to the table and served.
aDd grazing plant: -e- DeLand Agriculturist. Tor Debility

While not strictly a winter grass, i .e- IJ.4t Hornroril'* ,Aclil Phosphate.
carpet grass makes a rather good winter you : weak The Ox In Harness.It Dr.'S'. II.Holcornbc, New Orleans,Liu,

pasture, as, when nipped down b>, and all worn out takes I is quite possible that the American says: "I have found it particularly ere
frost it shoots again in few BROWN'S' IRON vicoablt In treatment of women and child-
up a ) farmer will yet come around to Ten, for debility and lose of appetite."



I .

i earth worms that come out after a soft, are my own plans, stripped clear of the
Poultry l. warm rain. Then again they requiremore Apiary, ory, and as I have been pretty successful

- _.... ....... food at moulting times than when "'- --.P wintering bees for years, I
neither moulting. The size feel safe in giving
laying nor my plans to beginners. -
Getting Bees Ready for Winter.
Edited by E.W. AMSDEN, Ormond. Fla. of the pen is also of great importance.If But if any of you know a bet-
wwwwwwPoultry -.r- large that the The following directions are for all ter by all
they are so grass way, means use it.-Jennie
grows freely and cannot be eaten the South below the line of Northern Atchley in A. B. J.
There is much more money to be Arkansas or Tennessee, or latitude ....
down, then the hens eat less corn and 35 --- ---
made from the production of spring
lay better. If they have a free grass degrees: Queen Rearing.Honey .
chicks than from the sale of
eggs. range the best plan is to feed them First, see that the queens are all and wax are not the only
To raise geese successfully there twice a day, morning and night, giv laying nicely in September or October profitable products of the apiary, but
must be some pasture land near by, ing them nearly as much as they can so as to have the hives stocked queens form a very valuable adjunctto
for geese cannot thrive without plentyof eat.-Germantown Telegraph. with young, vigorous bees for winter. the vocation of apiculture. Italian

green food. < Next, do not rush to a conclusionthat queens sell for from one to two dol-
The simple operation of throwingout Late-Hatched Pullets.It your bees are queenless because lars each, or sometimes more.
grain to a flock of poultry maybe is unwise to sell off the old hens you find no brood in October, for the Miss Jennie Atchley, of Beeville,

done in a wrong manner. The and retain only pullets, unless the queens will likely stop laying about Bee county, Texas, the queen of apiculturists -
whole flock should be given "fair pullets are of early hatch. There is the time white frost comes, or when sent out this season nearly

play" by scattering the grain widelyand a great loss every year on the farms, the leaves begin to fall, as this bringsa 5,000 queens. She has reared all of
on clean ground. due to keeping pullets for winter lay stop to pollen and honey storing, so them except about 600.

Chicks that are stupid and drowsyand ing without regard to circumstanceswhich do not be alarmed at finding no .
continually crying are probably govern the matter. It is unnecessary brood, for if they have a fair colonyof Bees by Mail.
to wait until the winter be. bees, they are all right, queen or no
lousy. Examine their heads by lamp Bees are now sent by mail halfway
gins in order to know if the pullets queen. When you make an exami-
light at night. Moisten the down on around the world. About the middleof
their heads and throats slightly with will lay. Now is the time to know nation in the spring about the time August Mr.[ A. I. Root, Medina.[

kerosene and put back under the hen. all about them, and it is not a difficult new pollen is gathered; you will then Ohio, sent fifty-four queens by mailto
be able tell the
to easily queenless
matter to understand whetherthe Australia.
He thinks that
Spirits of turpentine is used, with colonies all will begin nearlyall
as good
pullets will lay or not. Some of queens will reach their destination alive.
excellent results, as a remedy for roup the pullets will be much heavier than to lay soon after new pollen comesin. Sending by mail has been
in fowls. Give half a teaspoonfuldose Then each queens a
give queenless colonya
others, and will show a greater devel- success and it is a matter of
once daily, mixed with cotton and they will work right off common
opment of the comb. If the combs queen occurrence to send them from
seed or sweet oil, in the ratio of two appear enlarged to even the slightest with the same vigor as those having this Italy to
parts of the latter to one part of tur all winter. country.
degree it. is an indication that the queens .
pentine. It is excellent for gapes, tooa pullets will begin to lay early. The Now, do not think this strange, for Dear v. Cheap Fertilizers.Mr. .
- few drops will kill the parasiteworms. comb always enlarges and becomes ofa I tell you these things because 1 have

bright scarlet red just before the known many beginners to examine [ J. 1' Stubbs, late fertilizer inspector

A dog that sucks eggs can alwaysbe first egg is laid by a hen or pullet, their bees in the tall and pitch rightout through the Walton County
cured by boiling an egg very soft, and as the hen begins to decrease in and order a queen, and put her Breeze, gives to the four winds the
then placing it, as hot as boiling water the number of eggs the comb gradually into their supposed queenless hive, following theses:
can make it, in the dog's mouth and becomes pale. If the hen is sick just to have her killed, and thus lose a I. There is a tendency among manyof
slamming his jaws together so as to the comb turns dark. If tne pulletsare dollar. It your hives in October have our farmers to buy a low grade
break the egg in his mouth. No mat small, and yet are of the average colonies of bees, you may be fertilizer because it is cheap, without
ter how long he may have been addicted large breeds, or crosses thereof, pretty sure they have a queen; but it regard to whether it is really good

to egg-sucking, one dose of soft they will not lay this winter, you really know a colony to be queen. economy or not.
boiled eggs will answer for the rest of as they have not made sufficient less in the fall, of course you can giveit 2. In general the higher grades of

his days.If growth in time to lay during the a queen then, just as in the spring. fertilizers are really more economicalthan
cold months. When the pullets are Next, see that all the colonies haveat the lower ones.
fowls from dishor
you water your a least twenty pounds of honey, anda With but few exceptions the
tin do with it and the very thin, with long, pointed beaks 3.
earthenware, away fountain and try (known as "crowhead" ), and :do not good, tight, single-walled hive, and farmers of the State do not pay enough
will drinking other it you bea appear to improve, they should be dis they all have the attention they need attention to the form of the nitrogen,
never use any except carded such birds seldom for winter in this latitude. The most phosphoric acid and potash in their
It is made in as are worthy -
running five stream.size filled from one of being retained. If a pullet is froma essential thing about the hive is a fertilizer. The tendency is to buy thisor
up to gallon ; is ahole
good, tight cover to protect them from that fertilizer because it at
\ \ in the base will small breed she will herself naturallybe gave,
a cup at never
flow because when the hole small, hence her size will indicate the cold sleet and rains that we are some time, remarkable results, regard.
over, at but she should have that likely to have here in December, and less of all conditions of soil and cli-
the base cup is covered the air is shut nothing,
to mate.
It the cool and the trim, mature appearance denoting a up
out. keeps water
It is believe this i is about all that is 4. Our farmers are not sufficientlyawake
fowls from it. sold near approach to maturity. now
soiling They are to have the bees in tiptop to the fact that large quantitiesof
in the necessary
late to
by dealers in bird seeds and such ma too year expect: any
terials. results from pullets unless they are condition for winter.If slow-acting organic nitrogen in the
well on in growth. The best food for you have not gone crazy on increase form of leather, hair, horn, etc., find
The Golden Polish resembles the pullets is meat and bone. Grain i is. and have your bees too weak, their way into some of the mixed fertilizers

Golden Spangled Hamburg, except not required, as it may bring them or else extracted from the brood-nest and that the chemist finds it
that it has a large muff crest upon the into a very fat condition, which will too late, your bees are apt to be O. difficult or impossible to detect them.
top of the head, while the Hamburg only retard them in laying. The K. without further attention. In 5. Our farmers are beginning to see
only has his oval spike comb as a cov- laying hens should now be in full fact, my way to quickly ascertain how that it is more economical to buy
ering. The plumage is almost the plumage, and over the molting stage.If my bees are fixed for winter, is justto their materials and mix their own fertilizers -
same. It i is one of the most beautiful the hens and pullets have bright raise the cover for a moment, and and that thereby they may be
feathered fowls known to the poultry combs it is a sure indication that theyare catch the sound as it comes up from sure of the quality of the material theyare
yard., They are excellent layers andas in good health and free from disease the colony. This tells me just about getting.
hardy as many of our laying varies -P. II. Jacobs, in Farm and Fireside. how they are off for bees, and then I i ----1....._----
ties. If you keep them on the farm place the cover back securely and lift James Doig tested his new improvedmoss
keep a few guineas to scare away the Roup and Roosts one end of the hive, and this weighs gin at II. F. Dutton & Co.'s

hawks, else you must pen them up When the turkeys and guineas are pretty accurately to me the amount of cotton ginnery recently and the ma.
with a strong wire covered yard to compelled to roost on trees they must stores, etc., if my hives are all about chine worked very satisfactorily. The
shut them out. Owing to the heavy select such trees as are convenient, the same. Now some may accuse me moss which it turned out is i perfectlyclean >
crest upon the head they fall an easy and something depends upon the situ- of too much guesswork, but it givesme and is not torn in the least. The
prey to this treacherous bird becauseit ation of the tree and its protectionfrom first rate means of telling how gin will remain on exhibition at the
is impossible for them to see above winds. Before the season is they are fixed as if I pulled them all place mentioned above for a few days

them. over the exposure may cause roup, apart, which is quite a job late in the when it will be shipped to the pur-

Fowls eat nearly double the amount which will be passed to the hens, as fall. But if you cannot trust yourselfin chasers, Daus & Greeves, Welaka,
when laying freely that they do at the disease is contagious. When pro this way, you can dissect the whole on the Ocklawaha river. Mr. Doig

ether times. Laying) hens may be tecting one kind of fowls, therefore, a hive.The has samples of the moss ginned by
seen in the evening after the other safeguard is thrown around all. Do above directions are for new his latest invention which he will be

fowls have retired to roost searchingfor not permit roosting on the tree limbsif beginners in the South, as I do not pleased to show any who are interest-
and devouring greedily the large it can be avoided. pretend to instruct the veterans. They ed.-Gainesville Sun.







I I r- r
faith in the future of the orange in i The Monticello Constitution men cooked.( If the kitchen is separate
ptate ]'fews. dustry.-Ft. Meade Pebble. I tions a check of $5,600 which was from the main house it is an excellent

"'- The caterpillar has stripped the paid to a farmer in that town for his thing. When children must get off
That interesting publicationFLokt- cotton of its leaves and there is no cotton. to school or the mother needs an invigorating -

DA FARMER AND FRUIT-GROWER, will hope of a "fall crop." The fields lion W. D. Chipley, one of the cup of coffee, breakfast
still hold its own as one of the fore- are already perfectly bare while trustees of the State Agricultural College may be gotten with so little noise, by
foremost agricultural papers of the the bolls are popping open so rapidly has authorized the faculty to exercising caution and care, that no
country. Every (fruit-grower, farmer that the crop will all soon be har: offer in his name a prize of $50 in one need be disturbed in his morning
and stock-ra ser in the State should vested. Although there is so little gold to the student in any class who nap-which means so much to the
have the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER money to the producer in raising maintains for the year the highest slumberer and so little often to the
-it is an indispensable paper and a cotton the general result is of the standing in scholarship and deportment coo k.
true guide to success in such pursuits. utmost importance to our country in whether he attends the next We had a boy one summer with
Florida Facts. preserving the balance of trade with year or not. The students of this excellent whose services we had to dispense

The cutting and saving of hay in Europe.-Floridian. institution should be proud to (really valuable service, too), for the
this section is getting a healthy impetus Complaints are coming in daily contend for so honorable a distinc sole reason that he would get up at ...1a
this season by Mr. Porter, who from residents of the surrounding I tion. m., just when some of the familywere
country in regard to the killing of ready for a first sleep. Remonstrance -
lessons in
is giving the use of thescythr. Mr.[ John T. Walker, who has
as he learned it in the grand quail. The law protecting this game I made a specialty of Hart's Late varietyof was of no avail; he thoughtit
old meadows ot does not expire until November ist, incumbent on him to rise with the
Pennsylvania. lIe oranges and who has been shipping
will this and yet it is said that hundreds are 1 lark and get to his work. At last,
save year from his melon from time to time, since May
field-after killed every day in the country around when he tried hard to obey orders and
still has
having a splendid crop of a number of oranges on the
melons-at least Gainesville. The proper authorities not stir until six, some of us becameso
10,000 pounds of the trees of last season's crop. These
should look into this matter and see wakeful that, with nerves to
best crab strung
grass hay then have fall oranges are still in perfect conditionand
that it is stopped or when the time their highest tension, we lay and waited -
pasture for his cows that is unsur- bring excellent prices in the
comes that people are allowed to kill for him No there be ironclad
can no
passed. says he will get markets. He intends to let the remain-
them there will be kill. rules for Florida.
none to
more hay and pasture than the cost of der hang upon the trees until Octoberas
Gainesville Sun.
all his fertilizer and the MINNIE GILMORE MILLS.
cost of culti- an experiment. Indications now
tivation of his melons Pensacola Secretary S. Y. Way has completedthe show that they will be in every respect Tho-S.----Many Uses of Milk.It .
News. work of arranging the premium equal< to the fruit of May and June in
list for the is true that many persons who
coming season's fair and
According to Dr. Talcott, of the the work is now in the every point of excellence.-Oviedo | find it impossible to drink cold milk
job Chronicle.
Middletown, N. Y., insane asylum, office, from which it will be issued can take it hot, with positive benefit,
Florida comes as near being a land of about October 10. The cash ---- .. and will find it not only palatable but
happiness as there is to be found. I His I premi refreshing. The Restaurateur
study of insanity leads him to think urns aggregate about $6,000, and theyare Our says :
so distributed as to embrace every Rural fiome "Any one who has never taken a cup
that overwork and worry cause more department of the various industries of hot milk has a new sensation in
people! to go crazy than anything else. store for himself. The milk shouldbe
agriculture, horticulture stock
In Europe, one in sixty of the crowned manufactures and arts, and will raising have, Early Rlelna.ttorour fresh and must be thoroughly
heads goes crazy; among the lower the effect of stimulating Rural Home: heated, being careful that it does not
classes in Europe the proportion is all industrial interests. Alter October No doubt the early morning, with I reach the boiling point. Drink as hotas
one to five hundred, while in Florida 10 copies of this premium list its delicious coolness, is the most possible and in little sips. It is
there is an average of only one case can be had by applying to Secretary pleasant time for the Florida house almost exhilarating as a glass of wine,
of insanity to eleven hundred persons, S. Y. Way, Orlando, Fla.Reporter.A wise to be astir in summer. and for a cold, tired, overworked man
showing that in that mild climate the The dew lies on the grass, every is one of the best drinks imaginable.
people are level-headed lotus great haymaking time it has been
eaters. blossom holds a diamond, birds are You should one-quarter tea-
-Savannah News.In too, and all the fields have tuned to singing, quail whistling and trotting spoonful} of soda and common salt

five years your land or grove glancing scythe stones, and all the about the yard, like-well, like noth after each meal for dyspepsia or sick
rather, will be worth $100 per acre roadside bushes hold wisps of fragrant ing on earth but plump little quail. stomach.
instead of $25 in eight years, if keptin grass which tell of the passage of the Nature smiles a welcome to her admirers Clabber is milk that has become
right condition it will be worth ponderous hay wagons. Much fear and the woman who is enthusiastic thick and nearly solid in the processof
$500 per acre. A grove of pecans was expressed that there would be a cannot be content in her room. souring. If it stands too long after
and pears alternating, which had been shortage of crabgrass hay this year, But there can vbe! no ironclad rule* forming it decomposes and runs off
well formed and cared for, would be but abundant growth on several placesin to govern Florida housekeeping. Perhaps into whey, but it taken while fresh,
worth $1.000 at ten years old. the country has about supplied the it is far better that such is the covered with cream and sprinkledwith

Mr. Jno. O. Moore, the reliable demand. On Mr. Story's }place nearTildenvil1e case. sugar, it is delicious, and said to
commission merchant of Cincinnati, many haycutters found We like to get the morning work be one of the most digestible forms in
once wrote me that the pecan growersof enough work to do. Mr. Story tells us done before the sun sends down his which milk can be taken. When
Texas had nearly all made fortunesof that he got eighteen good one horse warmest beams, or before the heaven buttermilk is added to boiling whey
them. He said: "These nuts have loads from one acre of pine land. On opens and the daily shower falls (i it and the two are well mixed a soft

always brought a fair price. Mr.Hagerman [ the muck the yield was greater. The usually comes in the afternoon), which curd is thrown down, which is excellent
values an acre of his mixed great hammock groves about LakeApopka sometimes makes sad havoc with when eaten either hot or cold
grove today at two thousand dollars. have also filled many barns )housewifely plans. Early rising has with bread. If buttermilk be put

Who will sell a typical five-year-old in with Orlando sweet hay.-South. Apopka item always} been extolled as the very queenof into a linen bag and all the whey
grove within two miles of the railroad Reporter.Last < virtues in the thrifty woman who strained off what remains then is much
for $100 per acre?-Pensacola News. week O. Clute, president, andV. i i manages well her house and whoser thicker and, eaten with sugar and
Judging from the immense \ I). Chipley and S. J. Turnbull, children "rise up and call her blessed.n cream, is excellent. Whey is a nice
quantities -
of hay being harvested in this directors, of the State experiment sta But suppose there is an invalid i in drink for the sick.Jut one quart of
section it would seem that Stock tion, at Lake City, were in the dt) your family. He may have tossed buttermilk in a pan on the fire; when
with a view of examination and investigation i his the it boils beat the
owners are determined to profit by restlessly on pillow whole nightthrough. up up yelk of an egg
of the experiment station I Let him and stir add
the advice given by the Reporteralof1 sleep-'tis "Na inj; a half teacupful of
this line. We venture to located here. We are satisfied thatthese I ture's sweet restorer." Little will he cream or a tablespoonful of butter.

that more hay has been saved here say gentlemen will recommend its appreciate the blooming flowers; he Then beat the white of the egg to a
this year than ever before during continuance and an increased allowance will hear no music in the song of the stiff froth and stir it in. Sweeten to
two seasons since the settlement any of for the purpose of more thor- mocking bird; the whole system cries taste and add spice if you wish.
the county.-Orlando Reporter.Mr. onghly carrying it on. As a matterof out at being bereft of sleep. To make artificial cream to eat
fact this station has always been No matter if breakfast is not on the with stewed fruit take one pint of
J. B. Stetson, the millionairehat handicapped for want of funds andthe table until 10 o'clock; if the household fresh milk, one tablespoonful of sugar
manufacturer, who owns 453 above gentlemen seemed to appreciate machinery is all at a dead stand. If and the yolks of two eggs. Put they
acres in orange groves at DeLand, the fact. They were well pleased ] the place cannot be kept quiet in another pint of new milk into a saucepan, add
is having a mammoth packing house with our town and location and expressed i way send every other inmate to the sugar, set it on a very !low fire or
140x90 built. It will be one of the themselves as highly pleased the woods. the hot iron plate of a cooking stove;
most complete establishments of the with their reception. n'e acknowledgea Our walls are not built to deaden break into it the yloks of two eggs and

kind in the State. Mr. Stetson put call from Mr. Clute and enjoyedquite sound, but I sometimes think with regard keep stirring, always one way, until}
in a $50,000 irrigating plant last sum a chat with him.-Fort Myers to facilitating its progress. it becomes as thick as ordinary cream.

mer. He evidently has unbounded I Press. Often, however, something must be> It must never reach the boiling point.





For Boils and Burns. buildings while it is hot, it will last BOONE'S EARLY ORANGESTILL

Take catnip and boil in sweet milk, for a long time; it may be colored. A
and thicken this with corn meal to the little copperas as large as a hickorynut
of mush and is said to give a buff shade. A Hut the demand being greater than the supply we had to let our "Ad." take a rest. Can now
consistency any poultice, supply limited number of good tree ; can alto furnish a few thousand other best varieties on
put it on the boil as warm as can be certain proportion of salt is ordinarily short notice,at living prices. Now is the time to plant. Address
borne. I who had added to common whitewash to makeit
saw a boy once C. A. BOON Agt..
stick but salt is used in this ,
been afflicted terribly with risings all not ORLANDO. PLA.
_. .
rule other ingredients taking its place. -- --- -- -- -- -- -----
under his chin and throat, relieved ,

almost immediately by this poultice, Get-eTa -Fruit. JOHN CLARK, SON & CO..,
when no other kind had done any
good. I It seemed like magic, the Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: 4 1
cure was so speedy.For I have five acres of pine land or- 1

burns there is no better remedy ange grove from eight to ten years -DHALKRS IN- t
than linseed oil and lime mixed in a old just commencing to bear. What I

smooth paste and spread on soft old wish to know is this : Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

cotton or linen, and laid on the burns, I. What brand of fertilizer to use for JACUPlONVIIJLE.: FLA.
and changed once a day when the fruits. .
burns are dressed. I cured a child 2. How much to the tree? ...................................... .I.Martin It)"...............,...... .....3 OOVirginia
with this once that was so badly What to use to keep them from Orange Vailrjr........................... :8 00 1 : (dilute .............. ......... 4 OO
3. Spring' Valley...... .. ................. :2 Clcllh..arbon ............................ 5 00
burned the physician thought he rusting? North Carolina Corn......... ......... :2 60 Kentucky Hour Mitruli .... ............ A' 00
could if he With these three questions Clifton Club ...... ........... .... Old. linker ................... ......... 5 00
not possibly recover, or practically Montrone Velvet............. .. 9(1 OO
did he would be for life answered I think I can get
a cripple Jugs Extra: One gallon 250.; two gallon,soc.; three gallon 750. Remit{by post office money
but I urged the father to continue there, otherwise I am at sea. order,check or registered letter. We cannot snip C.O. D. to dry towns.
A price list of Groceries,and Wine Ut, ent free application.
complete on
using this remedy, which he did, and Now, why I ask you about the fertilizer
the child not only got well, but can is this : There are so many
----- -- -
walk well The lime kinds and fellow's is the best, "---
as as ever. must every in Rates. &II t'.z 1 1. dg
Decrease Freight(;:
A :!
be stacked of and silted etc. and I know from experience thata l
course, The decrease in freight rates during 'I In c :;. R vb"w
muslin that deal of it is not worth putting ::) Ol pl; ..9 co
so lump
through a every great the yearn fince the war JaM been much .. iJ -
is out of it. It is well to keep this on the ground. more market! than is generally supK| * mixture always on hand, for we know I Hoping if you can tell me what to One of the large I Western roads( publishes I ::t Pd \:-: 1"SI:

not when there may be occasionfor do, you will, either by letter or through a table by which it shows that in 1805 it I ... J.I._--_I.": t'9,.Q., 2
received4.11 cents for carrying, one ton .to i.4 i :a9 a
I read it I Q r
it. as
every : ... :r::
one mile, and l that in 1880 its average O : -1 ,.. .
Another excellent and week E. B. DAVIS. J St; -
remedy, through. charge for the same service was less than CIS '
which everyone has now, is keroseneoil. Sumter Co. one cent. Since the latter year,however iaw ii: t = :-13 -

Saturate cloths and bind on, or 1. There are several standard brands it has l been found necessary to advance r' :I-: I -:.:.: c1."a3.c1...:.s YId
better still put oil on the burn, as of fertilizer advertised in our columns, the rates to 1.020: cents, as the profit in a I .- 4o.m.

much as will stick on, and cover with all of which we can recommend. and rate Mow one cent l Ijecomea microscopic The" fact \ JIIt J.(!
noon entirely disappear ..,
flour, and bind cloths around it so as 2. About November 20, for bearingtrees that it is i>OIlle: '* to have 2,000( ( ) ]pounds of UI "" "I tasz r"
to exclude the air. apply one pound per tree for mcrchaniupe loaded: l, hauled a mile and Z_ : : :!t2 I;0": c ,...,.....
unloaded for total charge. of one cent "I.
each year of its age. Harrow or rake a L1. : tCa tCar'
Hints to Housekeepers. shows forcibly what steam locomotion f w. : = .
in well, and if it does not rain enoughto r
Bread crumbs cleanse silk gowns. dissolve it, try to irrigate sufficientlyfor has American contributed Cultivator.toward civilization. c.., P ii :

Gloves can be cleaned at home by this purpose some time before -- .-- -- -

rubbing with gasoline. Christmas. This autumn applicationis Geo. S. Hacker & Son,
Tooth powder is an excellent of the greatest importance to secure

cleanser of fine filigree jewelry. fruit. Applications in the summer the CURED.To MANUFACTURERS OF
will for the business then in '
tree use EDITOR Please inform
Corks warmed in oil make excellent your C
hand making of foliage and wood. that I have >
substitutes for glass era a positive remedy for tho ) ::J
stoppers. Applications in late autumn or winterit above named disease. By its timely USG "'
The fumes of a brimstone match will will, being then dormant use for thousands of hopeless CASeS have been per 1 a v aa

remove berry stains from the fingers.Touroast the first business which comes to hand, manently cured. I shall be glad to send tJg
two bottles of remedy free to of p5'p
my any your ;:
small birds, fasten the head that is, blooming. If you can get readers who have consumption if they will _
under the wings. I Lay a thin slice bloom you can get fruit. send me their express and post office address. ( c 0

of pork on the breast of each bird For spring or summer applicationsgive Respectfully, T. A. Klocum, M.O.t. 0'...') -c.o .
and of bread underneath. No. 183 Pearl Street, New York.FrauHrFruit -
a piece about as much as above advised, ::JC
Roast in a hot oven. making two pounds per tree annually o

Scratches on furniture may be re for each year of the tree's age. !: Wrappers.NO v

moved by rubbing with a woolen rag 3. The two insecticides advertisedon

dipped in boiled linseed oil. The the second cover page are honestly I And Building Material.CHARLESTON .

varnishing may then be done with made and, when intelligently and per. MORE CHEATING. I 8. O.

shellac dissolved in alcohol.If sistently used, have demonstrated in Consumers of Fruit Wrappers maynow 1-- ----

hundreds of cases their effectivenessin know that they pet an honest ream UPSON
celery were eaten freely, BENTON &
preventing rust. of -ISO sheets and not 400 or 320 riioetn
from rheumatism would be comparatively dealers
to ream as wine!
few. It is a mistaken idea ----e.------ supply. JACIcsor1VILLkE, FI1A.,

that cold and damp produce the disease The tobacco crop just harvested in OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed
; they simply develop it. Acid the vicinity of Lake City is estimatedat
blood is the primary and sustaining about one hundred thousand Wrappers arc put up 5 n packages I I IRRIGA TINCMACHINERY
of 1000 each and each Wrapper
cause. If celery is eaten largely, an pound, and is probably the finest ever numbered, in printing, consecutivelyfrom
alkaline blood is the result, and where produced in this county. It is raised 1 to 1000. No one can

this exists there can be neither rheu from imported Cuba seed and will
matism nor gout. It should be eaten yield an unusually large percentage of HOTI!
cooked.A wrappers.-Lake City Reporter.s prices. Send for samples and prices

good whitewash is prepared a There is getting to be a strong element toTHE Steam and Horse Power.

follows : Take six quarts of nice, in Jefferson county in favor of JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.,

lime, slack it with boiling: water, then, the no-fence law. We would like JERSEY CITY, N. J. Brass

cover it till it cools a little and strainit to hear opinions from different par- N. B.-Wc do not deal in unprinted Pipe, Pipe Fitting,

add then a quarter of a pound ties from different parts of the countyon wrappers. __ Valve, Hose, Etc.

of alum, burnt and powdered, one this question. If this question STRAWBERRIES' !
three of rice should be the WRITE FOR ESTIMATES.
pound of sugar, pints agitated through press ..
flour boiled to a thin paste with water,, it could be ascertained whether the Tli 11 U T JLl ana Ti 9 *a?nl"perfect TED bloomer five SJL a'on'earley - -

and a pound of clean glue dissolved. sentiment of the county is for or ': firm thrifty. yields large) croji of Rood size ; { INCUBATORS&BROODERS

When all these ingredients are well l against the no-fence law, and hence, tf'loT-ii and) fine flavored. berric. and Is the bet I L A!....chick salt!;&.OOmtpr H..*and' .iBlam ch *tx.|.t SjUUI for
mixed, add five gallons of hot water, we invite the discussion Monticello, .11"; :jr known. For "plant address t..tlmontai..nd! far"t&IoC.
If this whitewash is applied to outside e Constitution. E.T. BOtUSTER,SU tnls! I O.5.SINGER, Box l 5S,Cazdingtan 0.



S. POWERS, Editor.P. I
Postal Transportation-An Audacious how can they have the effronteryorcall
O. Address Lawtey, Fla. VIaI'l tal
A. H. MANVILLE. Staff Contributor. Proposition I it inconsistency ask the peo ] e

Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower : pIe of the United States to take away -

CONTENTS. Enclosed I hand you a marked ar.. the last coign of vantage possessed by
GROVE AND OKCHAHD-Fall Mowing in the ticle on which I would be pleased to frost-bound, storm-beaten Dakota by
GI'OSoft I'ho'pbat and Tobacco Stems; the of FXU1TS AND VKGKTADLHS.
chum Disease .... 650 have your opinion for use at the annual giving the former same rate
to the East as the latter? These are .Yt rage quotation. F.xtra choice
of the California State transportation
Off Years 651 lots fetch price above top quotation, while poor
TUB I'lrrsati-Matketing 653 Grange. D. LUBIN. If the Californians have the won- Iota r.clllowcr.
Lemon*. Fla., .... ........ ,.....
Bet Time of Day for Ticking Fruit; Orange Sacramento Cal derful and most wonderful climate and .. lna( ... .. .. ....... 3.15
Trade of Jatla; Rice Paper Tree; Late or soil which they claim over there they Pineapple,crate..... ... .... ....... 3.50
The article ,
Hummer orange 632 occupies over two columns Pear, KI fftr.... ... . ............. 4.00
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Carpet G raw;Grow- in the Sacramento Record- ought to pay their tariff like a man Potatoes New York .... ............. 3.00
tag' and ifeserving Ginger; Ox in liar- and settle with the in -barrel lots ....... ... 3.83
lieu 653 Union. We clip out a few paragraphs say nothing-or '. Hebrons, eed .. ............ 3.23
W.TRY-Pultry Note; Late-hatched Pullets containing the root of the matter. captain privately. Hah 1 it turns one's ? 5-bbl. lot .......... 3.00
Roup and Roots 654 Onion,yellow, bbl .... .......... 3.25
; for Winter "To meet the transportation ques- gorge to see the elect of the earth .. red .... ..... .. .............. 3-3
A"JAIl\-Gcttlnr flees Ready .
.: Queen Rearing; Mail; Dear tion 1 would suggest national legisla pleading the baby act. Sweet' potatoes.Spanishlarge.. ......per.....crate............. 150.50
v* Cheap Fertilizer 654 --- -. .----- .. ...
tion that would change our present New York cabbage, each. .. ... .it
Oua RURAL HOME-Karly Rising; ManyU Tho Benefits of Quarantine Illus Beets, northernper bbl.............. 2.75
*** of Milk! 655H method of product transportation to Turnip, northern .... ...... .. .... a.oo
er Boils) and !turns_; Hint to Iou&ekeep- the same as now in operationby trated. Carrol..per bbl.. .. .. ................ 3.00
ers; To Grt Fruit; Reduction in Freight system Prof. of the State Parsnip, .. ......... .. .......... 3.00
Rate 656 the United States post office in the II. A. Morgan Celery . .. .. .. .. ... ... ............. .60 to .75
HittTORiAis -The College*Open; Postal Transportation of mail and in Experiment Station, says the Baton Kgg Plantat bbl. ........ ............. 3.00
; Benefits of Quarantine Illuk- forwarding matter, Tomatoes. .. ...... ............... 1.50
tinted; Wild Orange of-Society IUnd; charge of that department. Rouge (La.: ) Advocate, has just returned Squashes, bbl.. .... ... ... ... ...-... 1.23(01.50
Who Ship Green Fruit .. .. .. .. .. .. .... 657 from an investigating tour Cocoanuts. . .. .. ... ........-..... 4.30
"To illustrate : A fruit grower at brand..... ...... .... .05to.c6
.. ........ .s.
Hi ing Orange to Kngland 658
port San Rafael wishes to send poundsof through the orange growing districtsof Apples, New York bbl..4......... 3-75 to 4.00
Skipping Green Orange; New York Retail 500 Vermillion and Cameron Sweet Pepper peck.................. .2S to .40
Markets; I'lorMa Orange 659 peaches to San Francisco. lie ob. Calcasieti Grape, sib basket. ............ .35
Weather and Crop; Tat itl! on Fruit .... 660 tains at his which parishes, and when interviewed said .. IOolb" .... .... ...... -75:
--.... a stamp postoflice ( Guavas 3-peck box .... ... ........... l.o
may be say three times the size of a that: he found many of the groves dangerously Okra, peck .. .. .. ............... .25to .35
Weather in Jacksonville.D1TR. ...........
infested with the: purple, the Cow , postal card, and on pasteboard); he bushel .... ..... .... 2.50103.00
-, -- ---- Green neault
t--. u c.; attaches same to one of his crates and chaff and the long scales, and that if
e c
8o. R immediate remedial measures are not
: delivers clerk rail.
(9 :: 11II ... w.a same to postal at otherwise Hen.. .... .. .. .... .... ............. .35
taken that these which
-- -80 4 00MB*** -" 6 1'\ -a -G.:: road company's depot. Say the valueof groves are Rooster*... .. .......... ............ .30
Sept 26 ... ....... 11 77 66 61 21 78 0.00 the is $1. Another very promising will soon be Broiler*.. .. ............ .... .... .2o
... ..... ( 18 78- 0 00 stamp growerin Turkey, per pound ................ 16 to l6J)\c
Sect Sept 27 28.... .10:4 66 75 78 7 (.9,6 12 1a 000 Chico also wishes to send a like destroyed. lie continued by saying Duck .. .. .. ............... ........... .3310 ..50Geene
Sept 39 ..... .... rl 'iJ 6. at 12 000 that much of the trouble might have ...... .. ........ .. ............... ..50Kgg
Sept 30..3 74 74 6.c. 19 74 0 quantity of peaches to the same des- *, Karce ........................ .20
Oct i....... .. ;8 h3"' (IC} 13 76 .0 tination, and he too obtains a $i stamp, been obviated had some restrictionsbeen
.... .... 66 HAY. GRAIN, ETC.
pet 2. 77 72 72 14 79 0.25W..n and the fruit is forwarded the same placed upon the importation of

.... 11.617.4 trees from Florida and other White com small lots...... ................$ 1.35
14.0166, 9 17.1 75.6E. 0.25 way. A third grower in Sacramento orange Mixed com ............. .. ..... -. 1.30
U. DKMAI.N, Ol*r\'tr. wishes to forward like places. Some growers purchasedtrees \\'hiteoat"t .. ...... ...... .... ..... .. rJf5
.----- : county a quantity in Florida because but Mixed ont. M ...... ........ ........ 1.75
Tho Colleges to New York, and he likewise obtains cheaper, Play No. i. Timothy, small lota... ......... 20.00
Open. $ and the fruit at any price clean trees purchased at Wheat bran small lot*.......... ...... ..... 19.00
With the coming of the first week a i stamp goes on Ground feed frefth (corn and oats), per sack
to New York. i home would have been much less ex of too .... ............ ........ 1.40
of October most oi the educational pensive and would not have threatened Feet! meal in sacks of too pounds, per ton. 23.00
institutions of the State swing "In] short, the land products in their Rice flour, per cwt... ..... .... ............ 90
open the destruction of an innocentneighbor's ... .....
natural state arc to be forwarded in ; Pure wheat, per sack of too pounds 1.40
their doors, and the youth of Florida, anxious Prepared team cooked cow feed, per cwt,
fresh from their and any quantity to any destination just grove. Others to ISO-pound sacks......... ..... . ..... 1.30
summer outing develop the orange industry of Louis Prepared team cooked horse feed, per cwt,
invigorated by the already perceptible the same as other mail matter and subject Iso-pound"3ckll." .... .. .... ..... 1.50
to similar conditions. I iana, introduced new varieties, never Pearl grit, per barrel.... .... ..... .. ...... 3.15
coolness of the autumn nights, dreaming of that infested their Pearl meal t. per barrel.... .. .. .. .. .. .... 3.15
of Our "When it is considered that pests Flour bet winter wheat patent. .......... 4.50
again upon a year study. paper new introductions until it was too Fl 'ur, extra fancy family... ...... ...... 4.25
colleges are all in a pioneer conditionas covered books and other "literature"is late. Had these importers been compelled (Half barrel*, either brand 250 per barrel

yet, and many of the' students come sent by the publisher to any part of to fumigate or thoroughly extra Cotton) seed meal bright, per ton.. .. .. .. .. 25.00
from homes not burdened with a the United States in any quantity at Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal per
cleanse their trees by washing with ton . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .... None in market
superfluity of this world's goods one cent per pound or $10 per hundred emulsions the danger which Pure ground bone, fine, per ton ..... .. .. 30.00
hence the majority of the students and that this "literature" is for strong Hone and potash,per ton .... .... ..... 33.00
great now threatens this industry in Louisiana nt'fnlankainittperton .......... ........ 17.00
give themselves to serious work warded on last trains then, in that would have been avoided. Land plaster .. ..... .. ... .. .. .. ......... 10.00
and there is little of the superficial event, the proposition here offered is Nitrate Muriate;Soda. jHc per pound; per tou. ......... 55.00
potash atfc per pound; per 50.00
science and language which thinly only I new to the extent that farm products The wild oranges of the Society Sulphate potash, 20 per I pound;per ton..... 3t.o>o
take rank with literature. Sulphate potash, 90 per cent..... ............. 55.00
the an equal Islands which
veneer sodality carousals and the are now an important

mad muscularity of the colleges of the "The two remedies proposed at first article of export, owe their origin, according SEEDS, ETC.

"effete East." glance may seem to many as highly to Mr. Hawe's report, partlyto Pea! Couch. .... .... .. .... ... ......... 3.75
.. ... .. .. .... ..... ..
Split .. ........ :. 2.75
With the accession of the thor- impracticable, and even absurd but Captain Cook, brought hither Black-eyed Pea, new crop,busb...... ...... 1.9

oroughly business like and practical all that is asked here is a little patienceand ships from Brazil, and partly to the Bean... .... .... ............ ............. a.25
Lima ... .. .... ....................... 2.50:
qualities of President Clute and the careful attention and the proba- early missionaries from the Australian Pearl Cat Tail millet per pound............. Joe
mellow of VIce.President bilities that sufficient colonies who introduced another German or Golden millet, per bushel. ....... a.oo
philosophy element of va-
are a
Hungarian grass per bushel! .. ... .. ........ 2.50
Yocum the State Agricultural Col agreement may be found that may lead riety. It is these two kinds, thoughleft Alfalfa or Lucerne .'.. ..... .... Joe
........ .
lege at Lake City should enter upona to ultimate concurrence, and if not in untended-for there are no plan- Johnson Gold "seed fenD rice ( ), per bushel .. ....... 2.00 150

new career of power and usefulness.A the plan herein proposed in some other tations of oranges in the islands- Genuine red upland oats" .. .. .... soc
I White seed rice ..... .... 2.25(
man who today is industriously more available." which have by acclimatization and Floridagrownneedrye'S.... ... 3.25
reading proofs in J Jacksonville; two I. If the Government controlled the self-propagation gradually mergedinto : Texas Georgia rust rye.proof oat ...... ............ 1.75.60

days later is in far Fort Myers I setting traffic of the United States it would the one variety so favorably --. .

things to rights at the Experiment soon, as a necessary corollary, control known in the market as the Tahiti Who Ships Green Fruit?

Sub-Station and a day or two later is the travel; then it would virtually con. The fruit, which varies To-day (October 4)) we were [permitted>

back in Lake City laying out test trol the transportation companies I from oblong to oval in shape, is large, to KItuple an orange; from each of two

plats and overhauling machinery, is When it controlled the transportation thin-skinned, very heavy, sweet and lots of oranges about to l he pent forward

something; more than a mere scholas. systems it might as well own them full-flavored. The propagation of from Jacksonville to England by the

and doubtless, soon would own them. the Tahiti orange tree is accomplished Fruit Exchange. Both were not more
tic.The than one-fourth colored both
reported falling to Stetson University It is too big a job for any governmentto by "raiders." such as rats and other 250: one was a needling, the other an Enterprise as-

in DeLand, of a bequest of overa own and run the transportationlines animals who scatter the seed, which, Seedless. The mulling waa an

million dollars is good news indeed, of this continent. owing to the moist warm climate, elegant fancy orange but rather insipid

even though it may be tinged with the 2. To apply the arqumtntum ad germinate with certainty and rapidity. with raw acid: the Enterprise was not

melancholy reflection that the lawyers homincm the Californians nearly K hamlromc, but in about two
are never
weeks it would have been a decent
mil)' yet wrest it (rom its destination.Let tired of claiming that their favored The cotton crop of Escambia coun- after-dinner orange. In fact very we have

us hope that they may not, and i State is a very garden of the gods I ty is making a fine yield and the "topcrop" little doubt the majority of the English

that this noble monument to the philanthropy I with advantages of soil and climate I gives splendid-...... promise yet. people would pronounce it first-class.

of an orange prince may be which place it almost immeasurablyabove WORLD'S FAIR-Wanted: Parties wishing The shipment to-day makes a total of

permitted to receive and enjoy undisturbed every other new State in its advantages If low rata to Chicago+ after October 13 to 2,628 boxes hip|>e d l to Liverpool to date
address \V. A. R. ROBERT<}Jf. Inv ruess Cirus by the Exchange. The oranges have
, this new endowment. to the tiller of the soil. Now, I Co., Kla 10-7-51 come from five different counties, and

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among the 8hip erectors three prominent Therefore, I claim that direct steamers ; Why is Strictly Pure White Lead the best paint?
and influential of the Fruit Exchange only will profitably develop and extend I ? Because it will outlast all otter paints, give a
and an ex>mayor of Jacksonville. the exportation of Florida oranges, and Why handsomer finish, better protection to the wood,
*-.-. hence the reason why my project should! I and the first cost will be less.
Fruit Exchange Circular. he supported, and shipment! via: New i If Barytes and other adulterants of white
OFFICE FUJUD."Ut'tT EXCHANGE, York should not be. I I lead are "just at good" as Strictly Pure White Lead, why are all the
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., October 1, 1691.) f The .steamers I have: in view can easily 1 I adulterated white leads always branded Pure Strictly Pure White Lead?"
We are prepared to forward fehipments carry 25,000 boxes of oranges, and are superbly I This Barytes is a heavy white powder (ground stone), having the appearance
of Florida oranges to Liverpool, England; and perfectly ventilated: with no of white lead, worthless as a paint, costing only about a cent a pound, and is
from Jacksonville, Fla., on the following less than twent.slx'clitilatorN carrying only used to cheapen the mixture.
data): forced! air to all the holds. Their i sj!p>eed What shoddy is to cloth, Barytes is to paint. Be careful to use only
October 7th, 11th, 14th, 18th, 21st and is eleven and a half knot to thirteen old and standard brands of
27th. miles an hour, and will make the voyageto

Fruit intended for the above named Liverpool in twelve days., Pure White Lead
market must arrive here not later than I want orange fully matured, but as
noon of the dates named. green as i possible: for the reason that,
with this natural heat in the hold of the ANCHOR (Cincinnati) RED SEAL (St. Louis)
Parties wnd l fruit
desiring to : { on any of ECKSTEIN (Cincinnati) KENTUCKY (Louisville)
the above dates should! notify us a day or steamer, this greenness will give place to SOUTH ERN (St. Louis and Chicago) ATLANTIC(New York)
two ahead of shipment) the natural yellow before reaching Liverpool COLLIER (St. Louis) "JEWETT" (New York)

Patrons who do not wish their fruit besides which the oranges will are strictly pure "Old Dutch" process brands, established by a lifetime of use.
sent! to England: will please advise ut, carry better and are more likely to land For colors use National Lead Co.'s Pure White Lead Tinting Colors with
otherwise we will ;u."e our own judgment.; sound. Strictly Pure White Lead.
We will not l he able to forward any. fruitto Handle and jack carefully: To lack ofcare For tale by the most reliable dealer in paints everywhere.
England: intended for agencies or }Parties to these two details I ascribe the! If you are going to paint, it will pay you to send to us for a book containing Inform
other than our regular agents.He8ectfully: failure on the part of some of the Kthel-: Uoa that may save you many a dollar ; it will only cost you a postal card to do ao.

| wold lup|>ers to get good. prices.) Pick NATIONAL LEAD CO.
A. M. I IVKS, your oranges with care and sweat twentj- ,
General Manager. four hours at least before putting into i Broadway, New York.

-. .---- boxes, packing tightly.
Exporting Oranges to England. Arrange to ship your oranges to I Fer '
nandina not later than ( )ctoher 20th( and Standard Guano & Chemical MTg Co.lVo.
To Florida Orallge-Gro": November llth, >;o as to enable mo to .
The dates of Failing of my direct give my steamers prompt dispatch onSo.emher
steamer cargoes of Florida oranges from 1st and 12th.: 14 Union' St. New Orleans, La.
Fernandina to Liverpool, Eng., have A prize of $.'">0, accompanied by a certificate -3 MANUFACTUKKIIS OP tHigh
l been set as November 1, and November will bo given to the fthtpjier of
15. fifty hoses or more who averages the Grade Animal Bone Fertilizers
It has therefore become necessary! thatI highest gross result on each ett,:uner. ,
should have a written statement from This offer is made an an incentive to MADE FROM PURE

every grower, packer or shipper intending raise the standard of packing and cause
to pond by these feteamers, II\' the first rivalry to secure the name and honor of Raw and Dissolved Animal Bone.
mail after the receipt of this,'as to the earning the same.
quantity I can count upon from each one. A suj>ercargo : The choice of the majority CU R NTeED.
Particularly i is this K, as I need 10- of the shippers will accompany OSCAR H. NOLAN, State Agent.
000 boxes more to complete the neceH-' each steamer in the interest of the shippers Jacksonville, Fla.
gary quantity for each cargo. I'tilem' at my expense. Every: shipper will
these are pledged: Ivy October 5, it will liave: one vote forever) twenty-five boxes,
neceft-itaU) my giving up the project. the content to be carried on in the columnsof IIop>son, Leesburg; Dr. S. W. Moody), I have been much pleased with anew
Hence the imi>ortanco of prompt action the Times-rnion. Ocula.J.; M. Mt-Call f Apopka; L. E.White, shown by the originator
on the part of every grower and if each An advance off cent per i box will be Fort Meade; Win. Lvlo, Hartow: H. P.
one pledges only twenty-five boxes, the made to every shipper on receipt of the Porter Tampa| ; J. X. Thompson, Dado Mr. A. F. Rice, of Griswoldville, Ga.,
nl'C'efi8afItUUltity for each steamer's fmit at Fernandina. Besides, this 1 advance !- City; Walter Cooper, Sorrento; J. I P.Campbell which he calls the Superb. It is a
cargo; (viz. :20,000 hoxes) can easily be local freight to 1 Fernandina. Clear \\ ater Harbor; II. A. seedling of the Kumelan, and was bornat
ilemvood J. E. Wilbur So. 1ako1Veir
Lute, ; ,
rained. One charge of 0.:; cents per box willcover
I believe that to a considerable extent freight from .-Fernandina LiverPool ; O. C. )(ac( n'gor, Orange Spring South Weymouth Mass., in 1880.
depends] the future profitable culture of insurance, selling charges, commission New York. September a6th. In 1882: he took it with him to Georgia
oranges in Florida, on the developing of etc., etc. Hence a box of oranges where he has grown it since. The
outlets in foreign markets. Florida selling at . . $2 50 Business Notices. berries are medium, a shade smaller
oranges are ]popular in Europe, and will would show deductions of JliiKKn'ri: : \\'ERuEn-Thi implement has than the Catawba, black in color, witha
bring more than any other orange grown, Local freight to Fernandina say .20 been recommended in our columns by handsome bloom. The bunches
hence such markets must he fought. Freight and expense to Englami: .05 Mr. U II. Armstrong, of St. Nicholas are
England during the t Jta. t six month! and, is. in constant ere on the farm of Mr. long, quite compact, and frequently
has not J ppassei through the financial Total . . 115 T. H. Terry, the best) known practical shouldered. In quality it is very fine.
crisis and dull business i period that farmer of'Ohio. Its width enables the The skin is tough, making it a good
America is still suffering! under, and Leaving a net per box of. $1 35 farmer: to cover the ground rapidly and shipper. The originator says it is
therefore it is reasonable to expect a A cable of net proceeds on every lot of cheaply. hardy and productive, and a few days
letter market will viler and better prices and exceeding 100 boxen i I guarantee to GEORGETOWN: XUIWEUY-We welcome
lie realized there than in America (luring send to shippers within five days after to our columns an old patron, the fine of earlier than Moore's Early, making it
November and December. sale, showing about the amount of the Messrs.. W.Hawkins & Son, who havean distinctly an early grape.
All this orange-growers can net of each of such lots. enviablo reputation for fair dealing. ----+-. -_ .
afford to take less now it isneeeseary Loading the carJto03.-1 to
providing propose See their list of ppecialtieH.
to do in the of each STATE OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO, )
so, order to make personally supervise loading ACME HOTEL-One of Jacksonville's **
Florida oranges a staple and well known steamer, and with the knowledge Previously staunch, all-the-year-round institutions, LUCAS COUNTY, } '
fruit in had and the obtained FRANK CHENEY makes oath that
Europe, creating a market that experience situated< in the future would demand a largo percentage last season, feel confident I will land a and a favorite resort of the growers. he is the senior partner of the firm of
of the crop. sound cargo in Liverpool if each shipperwill
F. J. CHENEY & Co. doing businessin
GLEN Sr. MAnY XnsEltlEThe; annual ,
Direct steamer shipments are, in my help by packing carefully and well,
opinion, the only onus to bring all this and only good fruit. catalogue of these nurseries is perhaps the C ity of Toledo, County and
about, and for these reasons: Later shipment than what I propose} the most elegant affair ever i issued State aforesaid, and that said firm will
The oranges are handled.q, and more cannot be made because foreign( orangesin in the State, fitly typifying), the prosperity pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED
carefully transported| in fast steamers January, February and March com- BO! well merited and achieved by its is pro- DOLLARS for each and every case
well ventilated and built t*?J'Cinnfor, pete with lIeasupplies, causing low prietor. A timely cut prices announced of CATARRH that cannot be cured by
the fruit trade, so can be landed in England prices.An .
, quicker than via New York, besides October English market will not be
building up the commerce of good, there being little demand before Stone fc Co., of Thomasville. Georgia, FRANK J. CHENEY.
Florida. November and December, when English the center of the great |>ear region i issue Sworn to before me and subscribedin

Follow the shipment of a lot of oranges people want oranges. their catalogue culture promptly.for which It is full an authority in-- my presence, this 6th day of December .
from MY Sanford to Jacksonville,thence' Consider all this carefully and write on pear A. D. 1886.
by steamer to New York, and with a me at once if you will not pledge at least structions are given. ,
nuuilcr>> of handling into the hold! of 25: boxes for each cargo. These letters HLDKIEI.D & Sox-Scarcely need an in- A. W. GLEASON
Muter bound for Uveqxx)! These being received by October 4th, a decision troduction at our hands. This is perhapsthe -_, Notary( Public.I .
M4sit acre are without any ventilation will l>e telegraphed for publication in strongest single house that enters the I
and, in continence of the hatches being the Times-rnion, October 5th, as to orange field of Florida. { SEAL }!
baUrned down, the temperature of the whether the cargoes will be dispatchedon ) -e..
Ia-&ld run up to 85 and 90 (in which the November 1st and 15th. Just think of it! $140.52 made in one I
Ol"lu- must keep for a week), of which Very truly yours, week by an agent renre'entinir B. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
feet I know by personal knowledge obUtined E.; L. (lOODSELL! Johnson fc Co., of Richmond, Va., P'1 and acts directly on the blood
d on a recent voyage to I.ln'rpool.> 103; Park Place, N. Y. they have had many more \parties and mucous surfaces of the system.
Ita4dee I before the boxes of orange are Or my local agents in Florida, as follows ing for them who did equally well, some Send for testimonials, free. :w:;.;
landed in UverjKx l the boxes receive : 31.[ E. Brigham Altamonte a good deal letter. If you need employment
CHENEY & CO. Toledo O.J6rSold
ten ditferent handling?, alone enough to Springs; n. C. Stanford, Kisgimmee I it would be a food thing to sit! down F. J. .
destroy the fruit City; Woodhaui Bros., Narco&see. ; D. M: I and write them a line at_once l by Druggists, 75.TIlE .


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in answers to prayer and prayed earnestly ern grades, Dclawares, Concord and
LAHSIflOBURO MIRACLE for his recovery for I am a Christian Catawbas, are worth from 3to 75 cent

woman, and believe my prayers were an I for a {five-Kund| basket, while a live- t
swered I do think Pink Pills the I will cost
A RAILWAY MAN TALKS.LiteraHy were pound basket! of California:
means the Lord used to ellect my son's i from 76 cent! to 1.00. Japanese:' plums

CiiRN 1'runtttulrwl cure. I want you to meet my daughter, and iH'rsimmonsare to be \had: ( for from
Half !> ,16,1.111.
Mrs. G. II. Morrison, with whom we arc 3::> to 50 cent a dozen, and grape fruit
lloprleaa liy ProminentA 1'hyaielata. living here, and the KOT. (ieorge Fairlee from Florida are in market now, earlier r ..

t+tory.f SurUftlii Under; nllth.l"r'fHR luterr.t1'erltlyd pastor of Westminster church, who lives than has ever been( known before. They +... L$ N5hartest E

with UH, and hear what they have tot cost'" 1.00 a dozen. American partridgessell
A. 1., Titnet.)
( the Trop )'." So Mrs. Kimball brought; them in, for 2.50 a pair at retail; mil birds
I am the moat coiiH-'rvative reporter on and while the tory, as told! was most from the man-he of tho Potomac at :.100.S
the -stalf.: I despise; tho chimerical. 1 complete and amid be added to by nothing Keedbird{ from Savannah cost 2.00 a

court the real. 1 burrow in fact*. I ain they might say, vet the reporter dozen; English )pheasant' 4,501Iair;
from Latieingbun;. We don't often get a heard! from the lips of the sitter i and their English: Milpe 4.00 a dozen; yellow leg

PXM! thing tram there, but hero is one. iwifctor, corroborative words of all that snipe) 3.AO)() a dozen; gras: plover 4.00 a Quickest
F. C. Kimball lust night gave mo the following las' been uid. The reporter[ also ran dozen: woodcock :00 a pair, with grouse .

: across the son-in-law, Mr. (}. II Morri and prairie chicken at 1.75 a pair, all at
"1 am a plain, elruighforward man. son, cashier of the National flunk of retail
Originally from ansingburgi, where now Troy, and spoke to him of Mr. Kimball. ------ ..-- -- Most Attractive
rw+do my mother, brother and sister. He is a busy! man and though he could Florida Oranges.
Several years ago 1 moved to Rochester. 0111) detained for a moment, ho tuid"l$ : Tho Chicago Produce Trade Reporter
There! I was in the employ of the Erie know nothing of the caw technically He has home rather apocryphal information: ROUTE
1 tail road( as yard and freight feuperintcn! says he was cured by Wilhamu'' Pink : "All our advice from the South are convincing

dent After a strain to my back, aLu* '(1 I'Uls1 and 1 think that is about the size I ; that this will be tho most memorable IIET WEEN: -
by heavy lifting, three years! ago, 1 de- of it.,' season in all )history for Florida

veloptd go-called! rheumatism. It was William II. Flandreau, the druggist orange: The cyclone which: struck! the Florida Points and the North.

an increftMiig thing for two years-at i at 814) River street, Troy, NiPs: hIt is Eastern coast! of Florida at Jupiter Inlet
tinges worse, again better. I worked in- the most wonderful cure from locomotor a few week since uprooted thousands of THE

tonuithmU If I would shut my eyes I aUma-a bo-called incurable disease.Mr. orange tree, but the effect upon the out
would fall Gown. My feet and I legs boon Kimball tells: me he owes his recovery put will be scarcely j erceptible, and it Florida Central andPeninsular

lost feeling-were! numb. This extended to Pink Pills entirely until have may be set down a*( a poMtive fact that
to my stomach and, at Union, to my every reason to believe hun" the crop) will be more than 2."> per cent
hands' Doctors Lee and Spencer, of Pink Pills restore pale people and cal larger than ever, and the fruit will !ho the

Rocln"seer, finally pronounced guy; case low complexions to the glow of health, finest ever Keen in this, part of the world." !
'progressive i locomotor ataxia: .raid it was and are a specific for ail the troubles Hut this is followed tip by this ..'xcelI I,, VIA
noumhll', anti that they could only care peculiar! to the female sex! while in the (lent advice: "Hcprc !ntntin'K from every
my Mifferinp1, and hO 1 lay. Up to this case of men they cUed a radical cure in Northern city should be sent to the or- liE CITY, MflCQN

time>> 1 had been sick nearlv two years. all cases arising from mental worry, ange districts, to the end that the best

IMore this, and for several months 1 overwork or eXl'\. *l."tI of whatever na figure obtainable may he had for their AND MTLMHTM
was confined to my bed. Pins Htuck into ture." respective localities and this luscious' ,

Ill) limbs the full length gave me no feeling These Pills! are manufactured by the fruit enjoyed on equitable. terms by all TO -
; 111) I legs tol'ClllcdYouell.n.. To pound (Jr. \1'hlliams'11eliciue I Company( : Sehe the people. There is no better fruit in
Nashville St. Louis
them gave off a noise! like w od. So I nectady, \ Y., and ISrockvilfe, Uut., mid the world than carefully cultivated orange Chicago
my, as I lay there, I was abtolutfltone! are tsold in boxes (never in loose: form by from the famous district!: enriched With but one chantre of nU't-ixm', connect
There was one word written in large) character cautioned against; numerous (imitations I linn nearly 7U miles of truck running through
.. .
all over that sick room-C-L-A-Y. sold in this chape) ut 5U cents a I'r w .w..ww..w. the
from limbx that word box fix boxes for and [ [{!BL INCUBATOR' T"I,orrn Ht'ftitH*.
Life departed my ; *2.xt may be I ,,,,,,ck fiirtnlnft ittil hairy ecHtnt,
I l.t*,t 'xpresoil..l! what was left You, of h\elof: all druggists i or diiect by mail "',.",.,. mill Stratcbrrry 1.."",*,
course, have: read of John Marshall. The from Dr. \\'ilhuUK'31cdiciuo: Company' And Brooder mtUmptwUl ...__ : Oruytr. Illinium anil l'I' irffiC ygn --
him described! *$l. tad botk ofh ism JIIID", J iI" "lw."I" Ihif.Ibta .
mi:xHior in dOt('rihinJ: meexactly. from either address.! CkUluCM ofueomful Get If Mirer ..V'Hiiunit
ndr di cf intimonUli
I sent for the remedy which ..-.... vtifleUt bUtbintby UMTh 'M....I" UI',rr t'im ,%ernrry.TI. .
cured him-for Dr. Williams' Pink !Pills, :"a.u&b&&.:' .bat,most. durU. III ,.' fJrnil llnnllm/ Country.Itrnchr .
Shipping Green Oranges. wkK op.rated n s4e.'bat mite 1'.....
I .
tltr Solid f| /iiif/ Crnt.ntla
to Sehenectady, :X. Y., :and tried then: 1 I'I rid l A wot kman.iu p-A cn ied. them ; for two month Ivditor Farmer and Fruit Grower : I I&a&bl. ta..b.t.r. tr..der r... Hat tho bt'tt l lands for tillage JO't'utl"Atart
took irregularly
They didn't teem to help. All of a Middtm I am much* pleased with your comment I ,._....'..IN..,..".ilL""._...."."....._._ ....,.. I II II I ety of Mll in tho Htate,and above Mil
on '--ireen Orange*-Who\ Are Runs over tho Central Rldgoland
<< morning ono of 1U'll'r Ijegan tolrickloloml'l
one ;
tho Oil'cjider! in ISMIO of I I Where It Is High and Healthy.
l as though rubbed with your Sept. I
J'I'tH'IIfrOU"| towns ,fill its ruutvnnd It offers
nettle Then, perhaps! you, think I did YSd.: The company} : you mention have: Lr., yu. 'uea., ll..l.rll.rko.ra. i.i. the ht* not investigate that medicine.{ I began, : (Hooded t tins 1 fctiioii with the ,canto circular sK r d.t tbere.rr.nod..rytw.idtta.tbr.l..rfu 0011_."tlHtrie..c." i.I the Northern market :keno for tho (xjpular

to mend fast; got. come circulation, got. necking consignment of green; orange *,, 1", ......... 11..lul'". ('brepe.ttrowrr.beanhe un I i t'Onlt-'
control of bowels, and after a few : *. If I they wanted to buy, and or m...blo.. eofapump .......,. I "MV FLORIDA HOME."
my could, it would be. ail right. There is a ...r..., I.,,,..,Jw.ln..r l draUttt' with Its uplrltfd words and U-uutlfuI music
weekM got out of bed and tried to tand. ,. .AI Cku, .deln..k."
ma hlonr
vast dilleivnco between fruit bold and ,,,,10<,_ ..etttr............. Tt criptivo of an actual Florida Home and
Could walk
At last I fetched it. -now which I 18 gotten, UI.ln elegant stylo Mi
ebow I.....,.,10.. 11Ift... ...... 0..' pages
can run And Pink PiIIl'Il'ufl..lmc. The! consigned. The commission merchant IH .-g.OtKd-::; he..I__.... CI,...'....IrK of full sized tM nt music l.ullor.| contalnlnir aiMi
doctor t"RiclllIIn't In cured. but I am. wife on consignments of green t truit, the :- 11' 1'. 1'.l1.\1UlbU; t'U" a plctim of a homo In Florida and a hunting
i is unsafe. Bccnc. It I U mailed on receipt of 10 cents (InI'hunlu"
float I am now telling you is merely a grower ) to pay expense of distribution.)
Headers will notice that
reiteration of what 1 long ago; wrote to In the interest of the orange grower Intelligent Send also for the butt of Florida (sent
of Florida: 1 would fat glad to m see free) and note the towns malt! n>uU?.
\ Medicine you
the Ur. William \ atSelHMicctady a'wur A. O )MAODONK: .,nl. A..
and affidavit to''thename inaugurate on consignment
my Jacksonville( Fla.
is now in their hands. I HerealhO Agents arc already in the field xekingconsignments. lull's Pills i -

i ioM a letter which my mother wrote to They will buy if theycan't The Florida Central &
diem& and to which she has made ailhla- get collIsi nlUcllttol. Snpj> ..a all of
vitas the orange grower in Florida .tdiould, as

IStibHOONI you PCO.) Ave: I\sl'' lsolirHo, N, Y.Jkw one man, refuse to consign, except to the are not ",,.,, r+ ntfit to t",.,." all Clamed Peninsular R. R. Co.
Florida Fruit of dl.e"lIee1ll. hut only uch as result
Kxchangc. Comnn lto1loi ion
.Sir&:-My ww Fred has! )just written AcllftorUcrvd liver want Offers to Shippers
men they would buy if could '
say they
yon a letter concerning himself., towki..h
I (h,*in' to add a few words in entire not get oranges: consigned, but they I Vertigo, Headache, Dyspepsia The Shortest and Quickest Route

eorntboratinn of all he has niid. He greatly prefer consignments., The reasonin Fevers Costiveness Bilious BETWEEN

leas", told you of hi"*, agony and his cure. evident. Urge the orange growers to FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
Colic Flatulence etc.
organize: and under cucunifetances
The> rwiiembranee of the whole thing; } nu to I ,
nwkes me ohuuMcr' as 1 think of it. )It consign;. a box of fruit, except to the ICxelmtige. : For three they are not warranted 4trfnUiblebutareasnearlytloasItl. THE EAST AND WEST.
!I .nos. With Improved Ventilated Cart this com-
)g all text wonderful for me. I was ref4gued )
amble to mak. n remedy. lrlee,26cu.BOLD I 18 better equipped than ever ever to
If the
l handle all
to bin! fate. Xowas I look at him : concigncd I I 'VEItlc'WIIERE. Kuny the orange and Vegetable Crop,and
walking about and feeling well, with his fruit tho market will IHevenly supplied(, insure clows connl''tlonsauull.romlt despatchto
old health m ambition leturned. it dot* buyers will then buy, they will want to all Hastens and Western Market

seem that he has been born again andrtvetied buy, they will be wife to buy and price!* Through oars to destination with

from death for a fact. Could I, will be better and more uniform. Irrexmsible :O Save Your Qranges out change or delay. .

therefore, say too much to you of thanksin commission men can't tell orange i Perishable freight followed by who aruthINtrf8

the fiilnm of my gratitude; Can I grower, under this plan. By the new rroce. (patented) for! r advi*.*d time |ItttMlnJr various Junction -
w 'H I cea*' blowing "uu'? Yet the intensity II. S. HOWARD. oranifM in their natural condition for monthi. {Milntd and arrival at destination.
of my feelings make words of Sorrento, Fla.New Thi can tr done at very small coat we have All claims overcharge and low promptly -
my .ly u.ted.
I in
I oranges now perfect condition put up in November
thank,* h' you seem but empty in- '81.; rrff"f 10 Official., taco Co for particular See that your foods are markedvia
dwl; for tin lost is found, and he that York Retail Markets. I and sale of right Addmi M n WE ER F. C. & P. R. R.
was dead is alive again. Yours, Teaches} and Jmpl\S are very abundant. I, &, Co St. Leo, Pa* o Fla or Dade City. I'asco
C).. Fl.i' For Information oall on or address the un-
HAHKICT.J. KIMBALL. Peaches of all kind froth the Atlanticand dr itrned :
Sworn and Fiil tcrihed before l me thisMhday Pacific SUites Hood the market. C. I:. TA VLOH. Trav. A'jrt. Ocala Fla.

: of April, 1803. They cell at :K cents to 1.50: a basket.Of BOWLING' GREEN ACADEMYn.w11.R O.W.M.II.IIOUWN.Trav.TICKI-U. Hen. A AVt-',' Orlando.* burr Fla., FU.W. ..

M. FAXCJIBK K, grapes, the dtyday J win-cially of Californians Va. K. "'U(.(.HIt, Tra\ A'ft\ Tampa }la.
Notary Public. including;; the handsome To- i' .carofal Urr, < training.-Opnqolpmont UDftqQa$ p7th I"" h..Jlh.oord.Thornogh. Or N. S. I'BNNINOTON.Tnuno Manager.JaekHonvllle.'FU.
Mrs Kimball said: "'''hile I believe ,kays, is something unprecedented. East- abnolata freedom from hciiocr.!tod nU uniform Rae.ceMtUI. I '
} huat&lofIM, 14m.J.h II "art...Itc..r,.. W. II. PLEASANTS,General Freight Agt.




LAKE QUF{ y ... r

For Week Ending Oct. 2,1803. Write to ".. W. Hawkins & Sons for their new catalogue of orange lemon insure insertion in this column, advertisements

The rainfall for tho week was below and grapefruit trees. t Advertisements must be accompanied must not by exceed the money.words

the average for the State, but in the ex- Our |.ioc.altios are: Ruby Orange Triumph Grapefruit and Sanford's i Postage Stamps received in payment.fifty

trwino western J portion) and over a small Thornless Sicily Lemon the latter declared by experts in California to be the _Count.. every word,including_._ name and address.
area near the Atlantic coast it wo excetaive. finest lemon yet brought to the notice of the growers there, analyzing higher in -- -- --- -- -

A nuinhcr of correspondents i ] report quantity and quality of acid than any other variety.BREED'S BANANA, 10 SUCKKKb cents each fur f sale 0, b.-CaveiulUn C. MAUI,1CI 20,;

no ruin up to the time of doing "V. '"V. I-ICl.-"V'Jcil-'s l SOI'1S, Killaruey, Fla. lo-7>itBKOWN ..
their the rainfall -- -. ------ --
reports, but majority note GooJ.-a.oto"r.l.1, Ilea.:
in from .t.O LHG IIOkN -The most prolific lay
ranging amount trace to --------- ---- .
bpleudid loraget lixttemcly hardy.
inchot In the sections where the drouth UNIVERSAL WEEDER. Non>sitters. Muck hum be.t imported stratus.

remained unbroken crop generally have Warranted Strictly Pure. Ugg Si for 13, shipped&

made no improvement Fall trucking in- Will Take Out Weeds Increased. any duunce with perfect salcty. Circular free.K. .
Crops Ask Your Dealer For It. PUUDV Uawtey, hla.D 1007.4t
and Loosen the Soil.
tere#tJI and gardens have t"ulrcreclll1oro or Labor Decreased ---- '"
J le from the drouth which han lt. UmU.0, Mt ON'T WASTE MUSHY buying tree that
damage In tiMe ami recouitnemloil by fc.T. M4 ... .f Jeer U.IYWMIG.
.. wont )>car tu Florida, but buy KUrTerGarber.
existed in Hcctions inco the 10th .c.II .wY.
some : E.: I'VIJIKS: Frultlnml 1 Park. tra.erltl..rlo.a" Orall u,..... Smiths, Mikado, and Sand tears that will bear,
of beptemher. The weather during the L. 'II. ARM9TUONU! fit Nicholas.J. I.. n e 1&e kit Orul' ARCADIA UkS&alU, Mouticcllo, FUu 7-30-51
week favorable! for cotton I i ( --- .- --- -----
was very picking I: STASNAJU", Welaka.nd .
The Universal Weeder Co., Pecan Grove and Pecan Nutvery. -
which has and PltCANS-RiberR
progressed favorably ..
Shell Pccau One old
for Special tlrrnlsr. BOSTON, MASS. year
rapidly. The report indicate that Home:! Pecan rreC'.. AUTIIUK UKOVVW, box Uagdad,

orange groves are beginning to need] rain. ------ --- VI*. __ .__ _"- __ __ -_ 9'JO'Jt_ -

There is less complaint of splitting) and lug continue, (;ua\'ag are gone. Sugarcane : 1. Hradlty Itertflcltl. Eugene 11. IMfcld.I F')K SALH-I'ckiu bucks HuLiMti JKNNINOK,

dropping of orange than for Msveral needs rain. Highest temperature I ESTABLISHED 1671. Jennings, Ha. 9"JO-Jt

weeks pa t. Sugar cane which has heretofore F.8; lowest t, G'J: mean, 78; average rainfall REDFIELD & SON --

betn n'J.ortcd' ns doing t'O well, is 0.70. A FUW HUNDRHD extra fine,branched Klcflcr
Commission Merchants and LeContc Pear Trees left order early.
now badly in need of rain in many counties E. It. DKMAIN Director. AKCAIIIA NURkKiiiui, Moutktllo, Fla.; 9-30-51

( llain was probably general over the Jacksonville. Fla., Oct. jd 1895. AND -r- -- -- .. -.-. -.--- --

State yesterday (Monday), and while --- -.- 500 nnn UUU STKAWBKRKY PLANTS for
Fruit Auctioneers ale, Newnau and Cloud. Prices
!light doubtless revived all vegetation. The Tariff Fruits.
on on application; reduction on large order. Wit.TlII .

The temiHjrature averaged! } htly above The Los Angeles, chamber of commerceat 141 Unfit fitrrrt, 1'.11,1.11".1, I'a. lk, Lawtey. ._ .. 93<>JtpllOICli
normal; the greatest excess: occurring in We handle all kind of Fruits and Vegetables, ----
its last
meeting unanimously
the western countie*. There was more either at private sale (which has heretofore been Orange and Grape Fruit Trees for sale.
resolutions All varieties 'furnish full line
following : our custom) or by the auction system (recently leading ; can
than the usual amount of t sunshine= for i of Deciduous trees packing firstclassin
WHEREAS, I It stated on reliable authority added to our business) as you may desire. ;
the time of every particular. Catalogue after October ute
voar. ---- ------- -------- -
that influences are at work to secure J. W. AND F. D. WAITK. Magnolia Nurseries,
Western ri8trict-t"ine showers fell in
a favorable report from the house committee Uelleviewi; Fla. 9-33-121
KhOftmbia county on September 27th, -- --.-- .
-- ------
on ways and moans for a reduction
2Sth and 30th, and the week closet! with in the tariff and other FOR SAID.-38 acres on beautiful lake; 2 acres
on oranges
rains in that section. The drouth grove3 years old, cheap. A. I'. LANK,
heavy *.-emni-tropic fruits nnc1ttrodncts, and lluuiingiutt, Fla. 23-51
continued in most of the central and WHKHEAH, The inevitable result of .
eastern counties till the close of September 'PIUS Is>> T1IK SUASON to feed ANIMAL WBALeIg.
such reduction would lx throw
a open .--f- bring a good price. You can't get
but broken the rains of Sun "
was by
the American market to quantities of aAA+Resa awTal them without Aniaal Meal. It is splendid: fur
day and Monday. The rains in the fruit grown handled and packed by the young stuck and moultiug hens f per sack

western i>ortion greatly, benefited! cane squalid<< and unclean lalxjrcrs that inhabit A Blear ease of 100 pounds f. o. b. Paia.ka. li. w. AMSDKM,
and sweet to The Ormond, !'la, 9"'lJ.t
K> temperature
1 the cholera infected sections about the

averaged above normal and the brat fivedays Mediterranean\ : and to drive from this of [Jim Jarns. SAI.H-One a-llorse, Hocking Valley,8Hoe -

of the week gave more than the market the wholesome of Grain Drill, will sow all Kinds of seed,
product When you see the little cut at the top of our oats, rice cow etc. will also dis
of sunshine in grass peas ;
amount !! except .
average American growers. ; and ad., fttandiuff on its head, bringing the big meshe tribute commercial fertilizer. Cost 75, is nearlynew
the extreme iart where it was about \ViiKiiEA8, Tho people of Southern near the ground, and the little ones with stripof in perfect condition. ; will load on cars at
normal.! The weather was favorable for grass on top, you may know the printer "has Lawtey, FU., lot $30. J. W. PBTEHS.. 903-31
California the number of
: to 200,000, are got 'em again." Some day he will! invert the .. .
-- -- -- -
picking cotton and pulling! corn, and the largely interested in products of this picture of a patent medicine survivor end make SALK or exchange one four-year-oM bull!,

showers of the 1 past few days will doubtless character, the annual output of oranges trouble. FOR Durham, haLf Jersey; and one bull call,

J Mart, fall gardens nicely. Highest alone amounting to over 2,000.000 boxesin PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian, half Jersey, from a four-gallou cow. CHAS. W.
temperature 91 lowest.:; GO; mean, 78; ) Mich. CAMPBELL SR., Ocala: Matlon Co. 9-,13-jot
value over i,000,0{)(>(0}; and .
--- -- -- -- --- -- -
average rainfall olrort4'ti| 0.67. WHKIIKAH: A large amount of capital : ON1 aew. J.Hohe Acme PuUeriiiug harrow,
Northern District Light scattered has been invented l in industries of this 1.1'RUI PF1 EES.OR 6 feet wide; will put on cars at Lawtcy,

rain fell over portions of the district on character in the planting of 0,000,000 FU., fur'20,00. J. W.. C.. PKTEKB. 9->J-Jt
--- ---- -
Saptember27th, but the greater! portion] the of damn and SOUTHERN ORCHARDS.Write
trees, building: huge A THIRTY-INCH DICYCLK for sale. Din
had no rain until yesterday' when light construction!' of thousands of mile ofwnk..I for Catalogue and price list. bearings, pueumatic lire. Price forty-five
showers! were general. Temperaturenearly dollars. Also some new ones as fineasauyonthe
)ipe linen for irrigation costing! JENNINCS' NURSERY CO.,
normal. Much tuuKhiue until ) market 'for eighty-five dollars. W. G.TILOU
millions of dollars and TtioniHiivlllr, lu.
many ; MAN, Palatka, Fia. 9-16-31
near the close of the week. The conditions ""1ltItiAs, The 111lul't1which has for -- .
during the fore part of the week! the ( the FOR SALU-Witd turkeys thoroughly domes
most luring
part s sprung! up past J. HVANS, Picolata. 9-9"6t
were ,generally unfavorable, for all crops!' has and!
twenty years" only supported WM. B. SCHRAEDER, ------
except cotton. Sugar; cane, cabbage and improved the (condition large numbersof Slllil.L POND NCRSHRY.-Sntsuma Orange

strawberry plants are especially mentioned loyal American citizens, but has also ,the hardiest, the world on five year
having been bv the ----- BREEDER OF -- old trifohata stocks; will bear in one or two
as injure. dry
resulted in a t steady( and natural cheapening years. JAS. I'. DBPAM, Lake City, Florida.
weather. Cotton is considerably) belowaverage of the prices of the product in the -16

having lost (materially duringthe American market the
bringing luxuryof FLORIDA SKKD KYK.-Our own
lift. month. )Uice, hay and sweet winter fruit within the reach of 1K'o i CIIOICH ; hence we can guarantee seed as

potatoes are good. Oranges will make pIe of limited means; therefore, be it GRADE JERSEYS. genuine Florida Rye. We will handle no other
shout an and the fruit ismestly seed rye. Sample sent on application bupply
average crop,
: / That it is the of the
AVo/tW scute
limited. Price, f. o. b. i peck Si.oo 1 bushel or
of fine quality. Highest; teinjjcrat chamber of commerce of Los!! Angelesthat more, f3.oo per bushed. dash with order. Ad

re, 05: lowest, 69; mean, 77; average any reduction of the present tariff Bull, Cows and Heifers for sale. I die* KXCKLSIOR SEkD PAKM, Keuka,' Florida.

rainfall, 0.15 of an inch. on semi-tropic! fruits and products will o-a-tf

Central District--Scattered showers NTHD-A tenant to Strawberries on
present a serious menace to the physical W grow
occurred in (parts of the district; from I welfare of the {eople of the entire nation \V VKULY PAUM] Leon County, near shares. Address! Strawberries care of
FARMER AND FRUIT Gaowba,1.aiitey, Fla.
September 20th to 28th, ranging in re- and will inflict '

|portal amounts from .07 to 4i.20, but a upon the fruit ]producers of Southern ORANGK GROWHKS{ : I am agent 'for the

number of corres|>ondent8 report no rain California and therefore Tallahassee, Via, Sixer n ade. and a Fertilizer
: we earnestlyreclltttnemmd
Distributor that will pay for itself in one season.
up to the close of September.\ The rain the houe committee on ways Wi Ite for prices, etc C A. Boo i B, Orlando, Fla

(*rd\)', though light, wan: general and and IUl'tUUtu report the present schedule' 8.afH6t ..
bias douMkM yrettU relieved the drought. B W. STONE & GO --
of customs: duties on remi-tropic fruits 00 can be made
condition HO much oonplained! of. The $75. .. to $250.
and products. unchanged; and be it. t THOMASVILLE, CA. MONTHLYworking
wfMtln-r hart tomato for B. F. & Co.. Richmond, Va.
dry greatly retarded : Anther FREE A gulde to success _. Jotixsox.
--- ---
planting. m I'. Ik and injured rut commercial: fruit
county gardens resolutions
R&/Ml, That a copy of these -' SALK-Doubte Carriage and DoubleSetiilver
= culture
at the South of pears
( and trufk e>tolw i ; especially sweet be forwarded \to our senators and! pl'jmspeacbcsetc. Wholesaleand Mounted Harness. W. H. POWKRS,

potatoes and t turuijw. OnUlglaloe maturing Lawtey, Fla. 8-ia-tf
I the representative'$} from :Southern California retail nurseries. Head .
rnjtidK. nu,*t would now quarters for trees. No agents,
groves with the request that they presentthe NUI+SKKIS. 12, L. Piersen, Monti-
no substitutions! ; hence none SUMMIT
be beiHjJHed' I ts., rain. ]Highest)i temperature -
and Fla. Stock of fine
I same to the committee on ways: cheaper. Send for free catalog Large trees; low
W; k)w wt,, \I\1; mean, 78; average means.UOK I price Special terms for early orders. Drop

rainfall, 0.<;. nnn finn Kitra Fine Improved NeunanUUUUUU postal for new list. 8-ylot"

Southern District M 1re, than an :average -- L.K-Improved- --- --Laugfrhau- ----- fowl and J, and Cloud Strawberry Plants OUISIANA GRASq-paspafum( plattenurC.the
r.coof. b. Good f .
amount of rain d the Game fowl. and Mammoth tor sale 11 25 per o. packing .
m "p'| >ru> from t'J'rIndian egfc guaranteed PUDDY & PUNK. Lawtev, Ma. best permananttMikturegraM for Florida.
I Fekin ducks and Mcdll't'IUI. MRS at barrel, f. b. W.H. POWERS
eart coast but report from the interior eggs. Cuttings $1.25 a .0 ,
__ ___ ____
)IA Mannville. KU.
WM. II. N 9-30-41 FU. 6i4ct
ooMHtie show that lr\Mg.t: ). conditions Lawtey. ___ __
MKAL makes hens lay. Write to I;
prevailed generally during. tile week. FOR SA1.K-rarmm Brown Orange, Carney ANIMAL. n. O noud. Fla.. for information. FLORIDA'S advantages for small Investments,
and Citrus Fruit Trees all - -- -- Iitate Journal" Arcadia. Via
weather bar ben .eman other ; on r
The unfa\'onblo
dry : fOur stock, framed to Make. J. II. TURNLKY, fl CH'Y All Xred.:Water/CM.on f uoo per year: sample with state map. to seta
fer newly met trees and the planting of Lake Weir Fla. KxceUtor Kutwtea. 7-ii-m I WELL! I I..*;*i.g.0, 11.r***.*,. "-2"3'U: '
field which work is ttflT in -"- I 4a < It.* !H.'l"9 14A&. WHI :::- II
pineapple J I' PIGHONS-Bought.sold and exchanged ,.. t.sea ,...1w'Eacac&o.dta./ FORSALRferes"h.Nweortradeorangegroves. ,
progress.; Good rain would be appro-| j FANCY for what you want. Stamp for reply t' ISQtHmgnrtta*. TheamericanWell\ Works AuroraIII. lands.. K. RCMLKY, Keuka,
mated in the dry counties. Gftntat mak. LLOYD GRANT, Lady Lake, Pia. 7-aS-jat also Chicago 11L; Dallar Tex.; Sydney S. \/, Fla. 3IM61'l'IIE

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The South is dependent solely upon its Farming and
Manufacturing interests for prosperity. Now, don't you,
a Southern planter, consider it your duty to patronize
Southern Manufacturers, everything being equal ?

The manufacturers of ATLANTA PLOWS guaranteeto
MAKE everything equal.

Atlanta ]1310.0:: Lan.d Plows.







SAVANNAH LINE. Clyde Steamship Co.

Time 53 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and -

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. ,


The magnificent Steamships of this Line are ap-

pointed to sail as follows, calling at Charleston, S. C.,

both ways :

I2e.atoae (STANDARD TIME.)
From New York. From .lArkuniivtlle,
Between Jacksonville and New York : Firnt-claiw, 125.60 ; Intermediate, |i9-oo; Kxcuralon f43-S; (Pier 29, ).. R.) BTKAMKR Florida.
Steerage, 112.SQ. Tuesday. Sept 36th, at ,3 pm ........."SKMINOI.K". .....Sunday Oct. m
Friday, Sept tl9th.t 3 pm ........."CIIKKOKKK".... .... ThurMlay, Oct jth. at gala:
JaekftenviHe and Boston : Cabin f 27.00; Intermediate Jai.oo; Hxcumion, J47.3; Steerage, $14.'S Tuesday, Oct. jd at ,,3 pm..AI.GONQUIN."... .. Oct. lyopra
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to nail as follow: Friday. Oct. 5th at 3 ...... ..."SHMINOI.K" ........Sunda Oct. 15th at 6 lyopmpm ::
y : oanpm
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Tuesday, Oct. lot!h. at 3 ........ "CIIKROKKU" .......Sunday, Oct isth. at 8jo: a m
.... .."
Friday Oct. I3th, at 3 pm I.GO QUIN..Thul1oday. Oct. i< th. at
(Central or goO Meridian Time.] Tuesday, Oct. ijtli, at 3 pm ........ &KMINOI.K" ........Sunday Oct. 2,1..t? ujoa IJOpna: ra
Friday Oct. 2oth at ....
3 pm..CIIHROKHH.: Thursday Oct. j6th. at ,
KMIIMM C'lty Sunday, Oct. t. ......" 5:00am
i io.ooa.ra Tuesday' : Oct. 34th at 3 P 111. AI.GONQUISun Oct
Naco.rhrr.Tueday, Oct. ad. la.oo n'n Friday, Oct. 27th, at 3 pm... .... "SHMINOKK." .... Thurnday.y. NOT 29th" at 7:308 m
CltyorUlu.t..* ... Friday. Oct. 6th, 3oop.m Tuesday, Oct. jist at .... .. .. "CIIKKOKKK"{ .. .... al.atiiaoam:
3 pm !Sunday, Nov
Chllttaboochrr..........................Saturday, <>ct. 7th 4.001.111 -- -- --- 5th at i.joptn
KHIIHU City .:\londay.OCt. 9th
City' of Illrinlnglium ..........Wednesday, Oct. nth. 5.3011.111 ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
Nttroorlir ........................ Friday Oct. I3th S.coa.m
THHIH|| | .<**.......................... .. Saturday Oct. Mth 7.ooP.IU
City or Auction... ............................. .. Monday, Oct. I6th 7.30 For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
(llattabn1/1'lire. ....... ... .,.................... .................. WednesdayOM. ifcth, u.oo n'n
1(....M. City..... .......... Friday, ()ct. loth. 13op.m, the St. Johns River.
City ..f Iliriiihigliniii.. ..........Saturday, Oct. list a.jop.m -- -
N'Mronrhf***... ...Monday.OCt. 23<1. 4.OOp.m Steamers are appointed to rail a* follows:
TftllftliM.Mt>c ..... .Wednesday, Oct. 25th, 5.oo "
City of Aiicufttn;.... ................Friday Oct. 27th, 7.008. 1E'Tei' ;1l.'cle,99
'liattulionrhe: .Saturday, Oct. asth, 7.00 P.m Capt. W. A. SHAW.
K ntiKU* CIt./...Monday, Oct. 3 and Mondays at 5.00 a.m.
City of .Miifoii.Thursday, Oct 5th, V CO 1f11tLlwv
<>iit<* (Clly............. ._ ...Thursday Oct I2th, 7oopm 1.3Op.m Prom Jacksonville Mondays and Thursdays at 5 p.m.; returning leave Sanford Wednesday
City <*r MHron.Thursday, Oct 19th. *2.301).m and Saturdays at 5 a.m.
(late City.Thur lay. Oct 26th 5.30 p.m General and Ticket Office
Passenger West Bay St., Jacksonville
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA. M. II. CLVDi':, Assistant Traffic Manager,5 Howling Green New York.
(This Ship don NOT" Carry Pasenger) TII ho.: T. Ili: JiiC: Traffic Manager 5 Bowling Green New York.
Dcftioug. 4\. .1. COM':, raufcenger Agent. 5 Howling Green New York.F. .
.Wednesday, Oct 4th,12.JOP.m :M. IHONMOMllIlt.: Jr.. Florida Passenger 88 \\'
/1reN1111g.. ......... Oct 8.3oa.m Agent Fla.
Saturday. 14th Jacksonville
I)"*. ug .. JOHN l : IIO\VAIII U. Florida Freight Agent foot Laura Street Fla. .
..Tur5C.1ayOct2fth. 4.3Op.m J. A. M-ISMi! ':. Superintendent, foot Laura Street Jacksonville Fla.


12 Koulli ItalMwart .\v"....". "hllaclt"II'hla.! A .
Howling. Urrrn, New
Connecting with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (WaycroM Short Line), offer to the -- ---- ---- York.
Traveling Public and Shipper advantage equalled by no other line. ----
Through Ticket and Bills of' Lading iuued to principal point North Hast and Northwest via JOHN L. MARVIN, J. P. TALIAFERROwPresident. ,
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to Vice-President.
J. I'. UKCKWITII. Sol. Agent. W. II. I.UCAS. Fla. Pas!*. Agent H. T. BAYA. THOS. W. CONRAD,
71 West Bay Street Jacksonville. 71 Wet Bay Street Jacksonville
R. L. WAI.KKR Agent C. G. ANI)1 RSU14, Agent, Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
New Pier No. M, North River New York. City Kxchange Building Savannah Ga. CAPITAL $100,000.
RICHARDSON &. BARNARD. Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston.,
W. L. JA nS. Agent it S. Third Street Philadelphia. '
). D. IIASUAGHN Ha stern Agent Sav.. Fla. kVe>tetn Ry. Co., 261 Broadway. N. Y. THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
A,DeW. SAMPSON General Agent, W. K ARNOLD. Gen. Tray. Pass. Agt., Jacksonville, Ma
306 Washington st.. Boston. W. 11 RHKTT. General Agent ,
For Tickets apply to 8.. F. R W. Railway office.. 317 Broadway New York. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
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Respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and General
Dandy Garden Plow.TWs .

__ Banking_ Business.CORRESPONDENCE _


John L. Marvin, ,\. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
Jas. P. Tallaferro, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald

W. B. Clarkson, C. B. Rogers, W. M. Davidson,
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldge.



Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers,

L::.: Ia4'1'? Ii.1Y H'J.'.. J11CIC MONVIJLI: 11'JA.:

We Handle Only the Best and. lost Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat, Grits, Meal

\fl3 Cotton Seed Meal Both. Bright and Dark.

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P gert-Allen Fertilizer Co. A NITRATE SODA,

Plow) is oonMnicUnl! nhiio-t entirely iron; is very strong, durable and yet Star Brand Fertilizers, 1 MURIATE OF POTASH

1 light: weighing only 22 pound Is. The high wheel make's} it of'very light draft. GUARANTKKU ANALYSIS.
The UN of this implement makes gardening pleasant! and profltabU. With it a ,

man can do a man's work and half the work of a hon;('. Wo ftinii h with this Orange Tree and Vegetable p x\
..4ow.. a t'wet'p and a turn.rhorel! 1 as well m the bull) tongue shown in the cut. Manufcetwrer's KAINIT Etc.

price, $S.OO Priw with the pai.or, fl.75 or given as a premium for Ih'o110W FERTILIZER.
sub eri 00111. These Fertilizers haY co superior in the market,and a trial will nrince.
Send for Catalogue free.TIIK .

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Prize of 50.00 Cash to Florida Orange rowers.tho .

II tallall') offer a prize of fSO.OU cash} ,competition:open to all! Florida orantro shippers! whoM proceeds of the sale, without Interest;and I will also advance and pay tho local freight.My .
I lldtbelronU1JCe8\'lalu)' IHUKCT: STIIAMIIUS TO iN<.I.\ U. to leave! Kernantlla ; charge for handling and selling the fruit H 9S; cents per box. This charge, together
Fta., about November 1st and November 15th. This! prize will bo awarded to the with the local freight charge will bo the KNTIllli COST thus enabling the shipper{ to figure
rtrtf fw whof-o<< fruit i IM p| I1clwd l the ti+t, most careful and lands in Kugland in the best coii'll- I, ,.
exactly the price I of marketing }his I! fruit i in hum|
tkHt amt veil- for the hlKhest not averageresult*!, the Judge and decision to tie governedrJHrtly ,
Shippers of KM( )boxes and over will have the proceeds of tho mile of their fruit in their
by the} salt I *, which. t necowmrily/ will ln+tho highest for tho best fruit In tho beat condi-
hand three days! after the Mina in England.
The 8TH\I BitS whlch'IVlwll; engage in this service for this reason will ho the best for The time..M como when Florida must, look for other markets than tho United States,

the purls obtainable.THK and as a decision must bo arrived at whether or not the orange growers of Florida will sup

LOADING, which of tho utmost Importance| will tx' under my l porwnml supers| 1- I port mo in affording an outlet for their fruit I ask each shipper Interested tho subject of
1ef1.amt Ofl arrival In Hnglund the fruit will ttohandknl l and sold In the best Kuropean fruit extendingour market to write me, advising I CUll depend on him either 'or[ltho whole or

J*.fket(Liverpool| )by thy mot eiH>rienctHl and well known fruit auctioneer part of his crop. This! project deserves tho support of all Florida shlppeN.Tu .

those dl-Mrlnl It, I will make au advance of GT cents per box to bo (deducted from Yours very truly


10:3 Pa1.J Place, New Yox-lc; City.

Addre' for tho present all letters to New York. My'Jacksonville olllco. will bo open about October I5tb. Stencils will l ho furnished on application Box material and paper fur-
tiWieo<< at kmmt prieo.l'ti .
..j 01\' .H'.I.Vn/ frrry s1I/ /ij.ln! / jtolnt to solicit Iniilnr fur mr, both for rjrjmrt clad tlotnrttlr sulfa.


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< Dock Street, U Q 15 Philpot Lane, O: '
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he ropical Trunk Line '; USE ONLY:Mmiufurtiirpd FERTILIZER by the

a uluu ciiccci caaa'jaaaa: I cccctccu u, I II I L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.,

:' ""r--fpurl" Jacksonville, Tampa X Key WestRAIL.WAV. I OF PAWTUCKET, R. .I.

ipCuowvllh 1 PItJ.L.I JT,a.e.w.p I tot.'. \ .I/"*";>/. II. Jhirkri. ; lliwtrrr.The NO OTHERS GIVE EQUAL RESULTS.

(IOII:' i.o.$. 'I Florida Southern Railroad Co.

; '47.c t Indian River Steamboat Co.
b. O. n. WKKKS, State Agent, Jacksonville? Fla.
,.. Jupiter & Lake Worth Railway.
z..L t '% No t 8 UUAtwlck Block, Corner IJuy IU1fI: laln Htreet*
; '. II. Extending southward from Jju-ksonville, excel 1 Sriiii for I'orki-t 3IcinoruinIu (took.jprimes .
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y' emu y} rto ( in equipment and service reach all --- -- u
winter and 1 8 veara
prominent summer' expo-
''M in I Florida with '
nearly all variotief orfowl

l we have settled downon
Florida.. service with Parlor
Through-train ,
the following tho beet
+- \ Pullman, Bullet, and! :Sleeping-care; Hiiited to this climate: an :

'. u c carry you through Itnnrn mud .IT.. Isithnrn,
llnrrr unit W. I*. Ilo.k,
44j I c Groves Fruit Farms .
.. Orange Until at yu.lo.'sH
.1.,4 u..4! hullun (innra,
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I 7 M y uww Gardens .Ur.r ,1.1 ll.nblrua /pSS -;
i 1\ h. Vegetable Itlnrlitnijurtnl Looyabuua. II
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F' I'rkln Ihtrku, '
t Pineapple Plantations Hruntr Tiirkry*.
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; f::1 0 :. Phosphate Mines, **- FOWLS FOR SALE. i iE- '

''\ : p > Cocoanut Fields, -S-: EGGS TO HATCH.INCUBATORS .
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j St. Johns River, **

\% Indian River AND BROODERS.
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,ie rtt< yu Forming a New Route to ALL KINDS. i. .



YOU J( TIME, purchasing tickets via Jacksonville, Tampr[ % &:

WILLJ TROUBLE By Key Went.Itt).. Send for largo map of Florida Illustrated catalogue free '

l by mail,,with other information of interest. to any addnt s. r ''
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General l Passenger Agent. Ormond, Fla