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:
December 23, 1893
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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University of Florida
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Preceded by:
Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by:
Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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People Are Learning DO YOU GROW ORANGES ?

la Sf.e part*of the country, at l least, that TIIKY MUST HAVK AN EARLS OKANGK. or no ,
OttHHteMatt. They are al'O learning that IIOONK'S EARLY i not only the Earliest, but Seat I
If do
know that returns and
you consignment means a won-o
you poor
of this and other varieties ,
aRt Hrct to a S* dks Orange of any now grown. liudded Trees
new for sate by future. We advise you to sell on the tree or f. o. b.
r. A. noONH, Agents
-- a emi-Tropical Nurwrim, Orlando. ,-Ha--,- Sell and Do Not Consign,

BURNETTI5 BROS. If you cannot nell at home ship to us and we will sell for you.
\\' sell DAILY for CASH and make returns on the day of sale.We .
turn your oranges into money in from three to five days, while distant
9 !> Southnl.r St., ( hlc'uau, commission", then take ,'J i to 0 weeks.
Twenty years of eons-ijnment. has brought prices from $:!B a thousand downto
DEALERS IN FRUITS. n point where oranges will scarcely more than pay the cost of picking, packing

\\'0 respectfully solicit shipments of Fruits and I Vegetables.We and shipping.
I an' now making: a sjtecialtv ofORANGES Keep your fruit on the trees until the market is fl'UcIanel then hip.
Send us no drops or culls. They don't mll. Wa'tch our bulletin in the
Times-Union. Ship bright well colored fruit in small! lots or air loads Leave russets
: a little longer. Write for stencils! etc.
and Invite correspondence on Markets and Prospects.

We want reliable agents at all principal shipping points. THE FRUIT MARKET,

Keferenccf iun -National!\ Shoe and Ixather Hank, New York
by I'crmljol' : ;
the Volu..ialnt; \ )' Bank, DeLand, Fla., and the 'ommervial Loan and Trust Co. ,
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Buy of the Well-Known, Reliable, Tenyears'testedGLEN =tLj'\I\ER. RI eiSBURC & COSuoet .,

ST. MARY NURSERIES. "*. .. >n to n. S. Palmer, IM lk
SATS I'M A uRANOKS hardy and early OUVKS: and APRICOTS
bo rarietieft' new and old .
lI.UM"v J tant Japan and native orts. CAMPHOR TKKKS. colic your shipments, and invite correspondence in regard to market and
JAPAN PtiRSIMMoNSvarktksalltested. TEXAS UMUKKU.A. itroppcctH. Also write for stencils. Reference : Chathnmat cmnl Hank, New
GRAPHS. good supply, all leading kinds. GRHVIIJ.KA ROnt'STA. York, and Dun and Bradstreet Commercial) Agencies.:
PHCANs, (best Iat>er-Shell variety. MAGNOLIA GRANI)1I'IORA.
WAUNt'TS. Knglbh, JalAn and californiA CITRUS TRIPOLIATA.CH --- .- - --
*%TNUTS, Japan' Mammoth, very fine. ROSHS, 50 varieties
We Have other kindslot of them-write for what you want.

For tiveyeara past| m\)108[ of fruit have been Kent, free of charge, on applica-(
lion %iMl! +will bt' thus )'l r : \ ouroxi>crienco and information as to adaptability to Sell Your Oranges at Home.If
your knwlity i 114 worth much j' more.o have di-carded from our own orchards,, one .
variety of whirh wo shipped 1 400 bushels!' in 1887, and this is! but one of the hundred -
*of varieties k'* t'd.rc: have built our reputation on yffk- stork--some! people Tots On not:
mv the $ f>'>ttt. An Kx-Governor of Florida writiw: They :are beautiot. and iso :a
it be exinrt., |l.*? .eke.lK".". to shanH a novice in the burin*44 and even many who pretend The" Jacksonville fruit Auction ED-

Prompt and careful attention to corrwiwndence.! Iricei reA.,",onable. Catalogue
fry Atldrt Offers the Quickest and Most Reliable Means\ of Dispos-

G. Tw. T4Aj3EJ ing of Fruit.
Glen St. Mary. Fin.
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When fruit cannot be Hold here at a fair price, will forward to boat Kastorn
or Western markets, and Hell at auction (only one ool11m -+lf ion) and make advance!
of &(0c to $1.00 per box, on good fruit here, as to gi!nerol condition of markets.
BUFFALO FRUIT ACnflX COMPANY' :bale day*" Monday( Wednemluy! and, Friday, ; returns made on day of sale.:
i For stencils and information add row

roit. Tin: or Thos. t. Towns, m'g'tt.

California and Small Fruits. _. .
Florida and Oranges -" -- -- -- ---- "'-

I.emott. Pineapple! Cocoanut., Rant nail, Cabbage Potatoes. Peaches Tomatoef.ief DO YOU KNOW plantandern"vECONOMIC}
., "' melon*. rapes, Sweet Potatoes Crauberriea and all kituU of Foreign and Dometki I r ;
Aiigk Md V f 4able at Auctkm. a.vooo quare feet of floor IMttt.| Ample cold !storage cap city. ; the I rotI< Car UK a ftptcUlty. Ke+tuhw wired! at once. S t tkd by (malt theaters from all over Wet-tern New York. Western Pennsylvania. Kartern' Ohio and ;i turi,.U wa. already A LIVING FACT
Ca.-4a. The otittiHal and only Independent Auction Co. in Western New York. Convenient to all I : tn our etabluhmcnl Some Florida people up to I
tsUtu ds l'altitalaot limited. Quick wales and prompt return. t the times know this, and are quietly taking advantage of the opportunity
of getting rare plant of u.. We can supply' Aloe Bamboo Camphor Cinnamon
1 Coffee: Ualbergia Kxcwcari, Ktcus. Gamboge. Hemp(Sria1), iron*
Office and Auction Rooms 104 & 106 W. Market St. Buffalo N. Y.
o' bark Jujub Kola ogwood Mahogany" Nutmeg- Olive, Orange, Pepper
Quercu, Kice-paper. strychnine, Tea, t'1as. Vanilla, Wa:-myrtle, Xyloma. *-
Rqr"Qu! City Bank of Buffalo N. Y Marine Bank of Buffalo N Y C tlU'ntlMuk r *
and hundred of other.
ZingiHer planU
Baltimore, )c.1. Continental Bank. Baltimore, Md any Commercial Agency Florida Reference
A. M. Iwa, Ii.*.... Manager Florida Fruit KxcHange. Send for our large catalogue,which tell all about it.REASONER.
Use. U." S.C'ipkr'. and Scuttergood'a Code, and California Cipher (reviwd) Cable Ad4res IlltOH., .P.-w.. 1iw rla, N. Y.




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'Surely effective and( cheapest material offered for the destruction of insects. Its proper use will kill the spider, rust mite, nnguil-
lulu, moving scale and fungus growths. It is a sure remedy for the "foot-rot" and the "blight" of the orange and the wilt of the pineapple.It .
will not only I prevent the oranges from rusting, but will greatly improve the classification of the fruit.
Spraying outfits in great variety at manufacturers' prices. IPSi Ikl

Correspondence solicited E F% E A illJacksonville,




Is the moat 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 hu

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 treei

it is better and cheaper to use the Insecticide at full strength, viz.: One gallon of solution to 50 gallons of water, a* the
fumes from the Insecticide will kill the Rust Mite even if the solution should not happen to touch them. In using the

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

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

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

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

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

Spraying Apparatus furnished to our customers at cost.

McMASTER & MILLER, San Mateo and Citra, Fla.


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2' The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

The. auents of shipper is directed to the Plant S. S.Line between Havana. Key West and Tampa, and South Florida between Tampa and Sanford;S., F.& W. Ry.between Jacksonville,
ftatae-ville, Bainbridgc River Junction( and Savannah;Savannah and Charleston,and Ocean Steamship Line between Savanna, Philadelphia, Boston and New York, and Merchant and Miner
rranll-pQrtation Company between Savannah and Baltimore. The best equipped fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest. *
Ilerrtver and Shipper Will Profit by the Following: Unparalleled Connection! 4
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup, Bainbridge and Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany, Bainbrldze,Jesup
Savannah, and Savannah to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville/Jacksonviile,CalU
Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Hastens, Interior and ban and Live Oak
Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia Baltimore, Washington and Providence. Four ships a week by the fleet steamship of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from New
Four connection a week for New York via Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah Monday York(New Pier 33, North River,)direct for Savannah Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Satur
*. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. days
Two connections a week for Baltimore,via Merchants' and Miners' Transportation Company, The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamer will leave Boston every Thursday at
leaving Savannah every Wednesday( and Saturday. 3 p. m.for Savannah direct,making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast. freight trains for
Connections for Boston via Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving Savannah every all points in Florida.
Thu-nday From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,for Savannah October l-9\h and 29th and every tenConnections
for Philadelphia every ten days via Ocean Steamship Company. leaving Savannah days thereafter. I From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners'Transportation Co., every Tuesday and Friday.
* Sailing days for Steamship are subject change without notice.i making dose connection with S.,F. .&\V.Ry.,for aU points Florida.

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
rtielpts apply to any agents of the above lines or to ,
O. D, OWENS,Traffic Manager Savannah Ga. 1"". It. PAPV, Division Freight nt.Savannah, OatV.. M. DAVIDSON, G.n'l l'a..enger Aft..Jacksonville, via
F. S. XXI OUT, Contracting Freight Agent,.ello..11.: Fla j. H. STKPIISVI, Contracting A*.n', Jacksonville. Via.

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One TKK.MS Year .OF SUIISCKIl'TIONFor .t.oo In the centre of the CJapway :ii I iu the advantage oj pickers, packers I of the State: "It used to be asked'hat

lu For Six Meetht) I.oo about sixteen acres of natural woods, and packer This curer could be '\\ can; you grow in Florida?' but,"

SSrStilwcriptions Hordgn !Countries!! .in all cases cash 3.00 in which contains fine large virgin timber made of any size. One 10 feet square said he, "after this exhibition of

advance. No discount allowed on one's consisting of pine, hickory, live and would have a total surface of 500 products, it may well be asked, What
auliscription(except) in a club), but to water oak, magnolia, etc. In the cen square feet and when full would hold cannot you grow in Florida?" The
all I he allowed agents a literal all cash commission will tre ot this natural park is a very neat 9,000 average size oranges and would real question appears to be how we

by tJ.uun.'rlte on for subKcriptions term obtained and comfortable cottage, with wide cure 100 to 125 boxes per day. can grow the articles shown at every

To every new subscriber we will send), verandas nearly all round, making it Fruit for long voyages might require exposition so as to make a fair profit .
ls| ogtpaid,Florida. Whitner'a "Garden- very In this Mr. Red- longer treatment. to the grower, and that is a far more
ing in For two new subscribers field and family expect to spend about Such an apparatus is patentable, : difficult question to answer, because
at 2.00 each, we will send, three months this winter and spring. but if there is any value in it the or- j I it involves questions of locality of

Culture.poetftaid, a copy of Moore'n 'Orangi1 Besides being in the great lake region ange packers are welcome to it for I markets,means and rates of transportation

ItatGH of advertising on application. and in the heart of the great tomato- the benefit of the growers. I and the tnodus opcrandi Q\\ marketing -
HemittauCl"ti$should (IK made (by check, producing section of Florida, this part OPERATIONS I IN A PACKERY. I as well as theother vicissitudesof
,iKMial I note money order or registered 1 of the State is destined to become an storms, frost insects animals
letter This however ,
to order of important and lemon apparatus, would b e
.IIl.-:1t .",'n 1'1t111T11th1i'llt.. orange shipping but one of a series necessary (for a drought and probably many more.
point at no distant day. At But il
Jacksonville, Fla. present we take the equivalent draw-
packery on a large :scale.
most of the groves are young and just The following would be about the backs in other States it seems Florida

NOTICE coming into oearing. train of operations between the re stands as well as most new countries

If you receive a copy of this Curing-and---- Packing-e- -- Oranges. ceiving and shipping doors. The oranges where speculators and heartless sharks

paper which you did not order, being received in field boxes, have sought a feast.
consider it an invitation to sub- Last summer our valued correspondent quality and value settled; quantity determined But the worst home trouble Florida

scribe. If you do not want it, Mr. L. II. Armstrong, -probably best by weight- has had to contend with is the stub
kindly hand it to a neighbor. published a letter giving practical would be poured into the hopper of f born incompetency of her lawmakersand

___ __ hints of great value, especially (for a power driven brushes. The brush it seems as if many times they
n warm, wet winter such this are so
as seems I would remove dust, smut and scales prejudiced against older States
likely to be. Some readers have no I and make
fancy of that ex1)erience
C many
rote and Orchard, doubt forgotten them, and our many grade only bright, and bright of ) a century or more, and
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Gapway-A South Florida Homo. benefitted by the republication of polishing would undoubtedly add i ly for their experience rather than
This is the of the them. take copy from those who have already
name orange and 25 to 50 cents per box to the commercial
lemon prove recently purchased by E. THOROUGH CURING. value. bought the same article at avery

H, Redfield of the firm of Redfield & My I first appliance was racks madeof Passing (from the brush the oranges high price, but who now, having
Son, commission merchants and fruit masons' laths. These worked well 1 would roll onto an elevator that would so well paid for it, hold it very fast.
auctioneers of enough for a small The Hut let us return to our mutton. The
Philadelphia. This very crop. deposit them at the top of the curer,
well known grove contains about next was a system of five racks, each I which they would descend. The i inspector question of fertilizing is of great im
forty-two acres of bearing orange and ten feet front by five feet back, madeof would then cull and grade : portance, and very expensive, and is
lemon trees and seven acres of grape AAA shaped moulding set two them. The wrappers by hand or too large a subject to handle in a short

fruit is about to be added. It is inches apart. The!) oranges thus rest machine-would follow and place article.A .

located in Polk county, Florida, six- ed on two slats and touched each them on the sizer ready to be packed, few years ago on pine lands the
teen miles north of Bartow, the county other at two points The racks could nailed up, marked and shipped.It cry was "only clean culture will do,
seat, and two miles from Auburndale, be inclined to rear or front as required will be observed that the fruit i is because if the grass is allowed to grow
which is the nearest railroad station, for loading and unloading. Thiswas only handled by the inspector, the the land dries out." And yet on the

telegraph and postoffice at the present a great advance on the first plan, wrapper and packer. All would be other hand, if the land is continually
time, although there is a railroad surveyed but I often found in cool, low baro done with gentleness, neatness and scraped? till it is clean enough for a
through the place and no doubtin meter weather the oranges on the dispatch, and the fruit would go to I tennis court or a billiard table until
time will be built. lowest racks quite wet. The moisture market in the best possible conditionand June, it seems then almost impossible

The Indians gave this rather Beet evaporated from the upper tiers had most attractive style. to get :any grass to grow at all, know-
liar name to this piece of land many descended and condensed upon those Packers would do well to place their ing that the moisture is so small that

years ago. It consists of a narrow below. The movement of the moisture placard in each box, to be hung up i in seeds will not vegetate, or as the grove-
strip of land separating two large .laden air was sluggish and down groceries and on fruit stands. These tender would say, that the seeds of

lakes, Lake Arrietta on the south, ward. placards should have the words Florida grass and weeds are all killed out;
which is nearly round and about two 'ifie rack system is correct, but the Oranges, and under this Health neither of which is correct, strictly

miles across either way\ and Lake movement of the air and moisturemust and Luxury. The rushing crowds speaking.
Juliana on the north, which is three be upward and rapid. would see this and many would pause This, however, shows that to pros

miles long by one and a half to two AN ORANGE CURER. and purchase. Let us also have a per well and succeed at least expense,

miles wide. It is high pine land of The plan I have been some time i compilation of best methods of using water is a necessity, and the question

good quality with clay bottom, and is maturing is to construct say five racksof and recipes for cooking oranges. naturally arises how to get it at less
truly the backbone) of Florida," as fine but open mesh wire cloth Head this tract with Health and Luxury cost than mortgaging the grove, and

the water in Lake Arrietta is thirteen These to stand over each other, but and end it with Families should thus most assuredly losing it to get

feet and two inches higher than that o f inclined in a zigzag way, so that the buy Oranges by the Box. One, two have water.been Several tried. modes of irrigation

.Lake. Juliana. ,. which. flows from this nr.irnTr will rnll ifenflv down. _and .noesfrom __ i or three such tracts in a box would
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lane Into raauacana creeK, then into one to another u until" finally a revolving ,I find their way into families, be valued 1. irrigation, so common in
Lake Eustis, then into Ocklawaha shaft of regulated speed will and help such to establish a customof California, has not been declared a

river, then into St. John's river andso pick them off and deposit them in a i buying by the boxL. first class success in this State, though
on into the Atlantic H. why this decision I should like to
ocean ; while box below. These racks to be ARMSTRONG.
enclosed I
the water from Lake Arrietta runs and this hear from those who have tried it
to extend up to a All About Florida-No. 6.Hditor fairly and for
good reason abandoned
Lake Arriana, then into Saddle ventilator in the roof. At the bottom
Parser aud Fiuit-Grower: it. If it will and
creek then into does answer in California
river, and from will be a fan blower to force
this into the Gulf of Mexico.[ of air up a current Russet, though our oranges may be it is important to know the
equal say to a wind of on pine lands, yet except the very best difference in the environments that
The altitude is
G feet
: : the miles
eight an hour. The
oranges, hammock grown brights, there are render it unsuccessful here.
of the sea. The lakes fed thus
are by '
rolling along two or three inchesa
not any sweeter or better flavored .
oranges 2. Spraying by force. On the
springs and are very deep, clear and minute, and
constantly changing than
I a good ripe russet. But that plants should be
with sprinkled
good bold shores and clean
white their
sides to the up current of air, j if we try to compare the hammockand with liquid in the sunshine
sand bottoms, which makes them will have their rinds dried any ,
out evenly pine land before
I because each
oranges January globule of forms
attractive a
to look at besides and
being perfectly sufficiently in three to five hours. I Ij in each season, of course the formeris lens or burning-glass it that
f seems
healthy, and a great resort for j Should the atmosphere be cold and I II the better because the ordinary pine this mode ol irrigation would
people who are fond of fishing and I damp, hot air could be introduced to i land fruit does not ripen till about beneficial in notpro'e
hunting. The lakes fully our hot summers
abound in fish, the j raise the So0
temperature to or 90 : Christmas or even as late as Februaryand unless the leaves such
principal' among them being the bassor I the same as is wafted through the March.At formed are as
by nature in this land of
lake trout sum-
some of which have in
t trees a sunny day. the exposition Ocala
at three
mer shower and
been quickly returning
caught in Lake Juliana weighing With such acurer the picking[: could a Kansas farmer remarkedon
from east I years ago sunshine, to resist these evil effects.
pounds each. go on, interrupted only by rain, greatly looking over. the varied products The chief barrier is the expense; for a



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plant to use steam, as the pumping ; them. They were beautiful trees and f 3OO Acres In Nursery. Thirty-Fifth Year.

and forcing power, requires an outlayof ; I disliked to cut off the tops. I dug s
a PI CIA.T.trI e :
about $1,000 to place a t acre them up very carefully)) in July andI

grove; in position for this system of I planted them where they had the be -- F R U I T TREES Specially Teach Oriental adapted Plums to Florida and and Pear sub-tropical. Japan Persimmon countries..

irrigation, unless water is obtainable [ efit and protection of all the shade of strawberries, Guava,Giant Loquat etc., etc. Rare Conifer and liroad-leaved Kreriaeeti,Camellia .
And it is doubtful j *.,Azalea, ,.ooo, 1'.lmA..2O.000 Camphor Trees Hedge Plant, Open Ground Grown Ro.e*. The
very easily. a ;! some giant oaks during part of the Green house Department i 18 complete in plant of every claw suited to Southern Horticulture. Catalogue
question: if even that sum will bej j morning and all the afternoon. Theywere *No free. Address P. J. BERCKMAN8, FruiuandNureriesAugusta, Ga.

enough if a deep well has to be bored well mulched and watered. Agent _

to get the water to the surface. When the morning sun would strike CIRCULARS OF

3. The system may be by raising them the leaves would droop a little, SUNSET HILL NURSERIESContain
water into tanks and using the press but as soon as the shade commenced
sure Irom a tank twenty or thirty
creeping over them the leaves would a Hat and description of the Choicest and Most Profitable varieties ot' the Citrus
feet for the but even which have selected from hundred different varieties ,and tested .
high purpose; revive. If they did not do so as readily Kamiiy we over one grown by u.In
then it raise the our extensive experience of seventeen years. We carry one of
is costly to water to as I thought they ought I gave
that high reservoir, and the frame for them more water. In an incredibly The Largest Stocks of Citrus Trees in the United States.Send .

its support, as well as the tank itself, short time these
trees put out a new for circulars. Addrewi! R. W. PIE R C6.
are quite expensive. And in this cli growth and now look as though they sunset.lUll, Lake Co J11a,
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mate, unless made of galvanized iron had never been moved.

and thoroughly painted, the tanks do Now let= me impress upon every FREE RIDE TO SEE

not last very long. body who wants to make an orange ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES,

Select which method you please, grove this caution. Never transplantmore ROSES, ETC. THE LARGEST STOCK EVER GROWN IN FLORIDA.

the system of irrigation so necessary trees .in a day than you can care Will take R. R.fare from bill of tree to all who will come to Nursery and purchase to amount
for our high, pine lands, becomes a for properly. Never leave a tree. ot double R. R. fare. I can afford to make this offer as one pleased customer means his future
trade, also the trade of his neighbors. Club together and send one man from neighborhood
strain the of but : your
heavy on
purse any after it is planted till it is properlymulched fore buying this fall.
the rich; and to those who are simply and from the I am now preparing to plant for myself what will be the largest orchard in the county. Priceof
protected sun. stock low the lowest for first class stock. free
as as Catalogue
working for the future and even living Do not dig number of
up a great trees Pomona Wholesale Nurseries.W. .
from hand mouth laborers'
to on at one time and do not hire men to
mechanics' clerks' it is D. GRIPPING, Proprietor.
or wages, an them who
set for
arc distinguished
.l/ utter impossibility, until the grove, their ability to set a great number of -- -- -- -

after )years of labors expense and trees in a day. Avoid men of that JOHN CLARK SON & CO. .

changing fortunes, according to the kind, take men who set few trees in a ,

seasons, and the will of transportation day: and care for them. 1

corporations and commission men, The foregoing will apply to grafting unuiJS AND 1 COMMISSION MERCHANTS
yields a sufficiency of fruit to for ,
; or budding-never employ a man .
the plant for irrigating in two, threeor who boasts of setting numberof -DIALERS IN-
a great
four years' installments, with inter- grafts or buds in a day. Take Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.
est during that time. And then it is .
the man who can put in from 200 to JACI'ONVILLl;. I 'LA. .
yet a question as to the length of life !I 300 in a day and do his own waxingand -- -- --
of the iron pipes used, when we note ItHaca: LIST OF WIIISKKY.
tying. Many buds and grafts 'Nrkrr..e St! 75: I. Mttrtln: Ily................ ....... .....300
the qualities of the water in various have been put in properly and then Or.\.ttl1..1'. ................... .... .... \.lralnlttUlttdr.II. ............ ......... 4 00'
places, such as sulphur, lime and Spring. Vnlley..... .. ................. 3 :ftO Old Itoiirbon ................... ft: 00
improperly waxed or tied by a cheapman North Carolina Corn.......... ......... 3 f.O Kcntiirky Sour Marsh ............ ft 00
other minerals. or boy.I Clifton Club ..... .......... .... .tltlllRk..r ................... ......... ft 00
II. \V. O. have known instances where Montrose Velvet.............. .. 8(1 OO
.. in*. many Jugs Kxtra : One gallon 250.; two gallon,joe.; three gallon, 750. Remit by( post office money
people who knew all about it" order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C.O. D. to dry towns.
A complete price list. of Groceries and Wine List, sent free on application.
Caro of Trees After Planting. hired
men at $2.50 per day to bud and
Niter Farmer and Fruit Grower: graft for them and then paid a cheapman JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

I have nothing to add to what I or boy 50 or 75 cents per day to -- --

lately wrote on tree planting exceptin follow after and by his imperfect tying '
Standard Guano & Chemical Co.
all instances, under all circumstances and waxing destroy three fourths of M'f'g

at all times and every day the other man's work.CHARLES .
protect your newly set trees from the : W. CAMI. .. No. H Union St., New Orleans, La.

sun. CaBipobello Plantation, Marion County. MANUFACTURERS OF i -

Thousands and thousands of orange I ... High Grade Animal Bone Fertilizers,
Oranges in Lout,lnnn.
trees have been properly transplanted: MADE FROM PUKE
in Florida and then left for the sun to The time from planting until the trees Raw and Dissolved Animal Bone.
begin to bear in paying quantities is
dry up. CU1= R7ANTEED.
is much in the shorter than in any other orange re
It not so transplanting OSCAR H. NOLAN, State Agent.
gion. This in Lake Charles Sat-
of orange trees as it is in the care year Jacksonville, Fla.
you give them afterwards that insures suma orange trees which were planted -- -. -

success.It three years ago last March matured

is possible to transplant an 200 oranges to the tree. Dr. E. I. BUDDED ROSES !

orange tree with all its top if you Hay l, of Lake Side, Louisiana, has a

properly protect it from the sun and five-acre orchard which he plantedfour GROWN IN AND ADAPTED TO FLORIDA.

water it as regularly and as gently as years ago which paid the expensesof Send for cataloguo and priCt.-H8t to
a Iutchman drinks his beer. Shadeit cultivation last year, and this year e
brings him a handsome IItarti1M.: \ Wylle,
well. Give it plenty of water, so "
Its leaves will not Mulch it The trouble from insects is less here iixtt.a'1tw tivns: 11ick.
droop. ---- -- -- -
well and then keep the ground well than most other orange I producing dis GEORGE I
tricts.-Sugar Howl.
saturated with water until it becomes

thoroughly established and puts out As the "marks- -e-and- brands" of to '''. W.. Hawkins A: Sons for their new catalogue of orange; lemon

new growth, which it will do in a very game is not required, hunters can killa and grapefruit Our Specialties trees* are: Ruby Orange, Triumph Grapefruit and Sanford's .

short time. nice veal or pig and ship it off for Thornless Sicily Lemon, the latter declared! by experts in California to be tilt
An orange tree is a very thirsty one venison just as easy as not. Easiest finest lemon yet brought to the notice of the growers there, analyzing higher in
and a voracious (feeder and will takea thing in the world.-There is a quantity and quality of acid than any other variety.GENUINE .
deal of water still 'v'. "\.V. I.Yo.'V''lci..s' lL Soii s
great ; you maygive lady near the hammock north of town ,
it much that the will be Gcor etowr IU.
so roots
who has
lost about twenty of her domestic ---------- -- -- - ----- -- --------

rotted before it starts to grow, espec turkeys, bv hunters mistaking

ially if you are planting over a clay (?) them for wild turkeys. It is BERMUDA ONION.
sk4b 50i I.I I.
strange near-sighted some peopleare Our seed of the Genuine Bermuda Onion crop of 1893 will be ready October1st
}have this
an experience past at times. Urooksville Star.
summer in transplanting trees with all -- -e- -- Send in your order now. We have both varieties, the White and Pale Red.

their\ tops which has been very satis. IT TO rn HA en ACHES, Price per packet 5c; $ oz., 15c; 1 oz., tic; } lb., &:>c; lib, $3.00, postpaid.H. .
Or you a e all worn out rf ally good for nothinjf. -
factory.I It In general dl>tlFty. Try G. HASTINGS AND CO., SEEDSMEN,
had willow-leaf lJllO''. '''.''1 inotr tiiTTKits.It .
some tangerines I.I..1erlaol'1cn.: : 11a.
sr111 cure you cleanse' four liver, and give
growing just where I did not want A good a P C-Ute. 40 page Illustrated Catalogue free.



Two Orange Insects. for ten minutes with a spray-pump or spread of limbs, casting a fine shade. stances be allowed, as they will be

by pouring it back and forth from one Encouraged by success so far I am easily washed out of the pile to the
THE FLORIDA SCALE. vessel into another. When cold dilute this year preparing land to plant detriment of the manure **

Mr. Albert A. :Miller, of Ocoee, the three gallons with water to eighty acres in pecan trees, althoughI .e.
sends us a quantity of orange leaves make thirty gallons. For the aspidi-- am seventy years old. A Steam Paokery.An .

infested! with scales, WhiCh, for the otus scales the proportion of kerosene The pecan will thrive on any land Interlachen letter in the Times-

first time out of the numerous samplesof may require to be somewhat larger. which is good for corn or cotton, andI Union says: "The steam packing houseof

scale forwarded to us in the last THE WHITE FLY. can show trees on common pine soilas Charles Francis, Jr., is 30x80 feet,

three years, we recognize as the red A correspondent who does not large and thrifty for their age as two stories. The oranges are received

scale of Florida (Aspidiotus ficus, wish his name or locality mentioned, any grown on high or hickory land. (from the grove at the east end, where
Ashmead). The female scale is about writes As to culture the young trees shouldbe the rusty and bright oranges are as

the size of a pinhead, of a circular "Some: here have been infested set at least (forty feet apart. The sorted and placed: in bins from which

form, with the exuviae nearly centra? with groves the fly, and are covered space between may be cultivated in they are elevated to revolving drums,

'The scale is formed by the casting otf with smut. No flies have been seen ordinary crops without damage to the which drop the oranges one by one

of skins; the position of the first skin for two three months the smut trees. But whether planted or not into sizers, the latter conveying them
or yet
the ground should be plowed at least to receptacles from which they are
is shown by a nipple-like point; this in keeps spreading and appears in trees
twice a Hogs must be kept out lifted by an ingenious contrivance to
fresh specimens is white and i9 the re where flies have been. I send year. ,
never and fire guarded Therefore( the hopper of the machines which
mains of a mass of cottony excretion by mail few leaves from against. ,
under which the first skin is shed. The you of same these trees.a On the under a good fence and ditch would be best, from a roll cuts off the wrapper and
one but a number of stout stakes driven prints it, wraps the and delivers >
part of the scale covering the second side of the leaf I find a scale-like for. orange
skin is light reddish brown the re around each tree would be sufficient it to the packer. Three machines
; mation and a number of small
mainder of the scale is much darker, white insects. Can tell what protection against cattle and sheep, with a capacity of 1,000
varying from a dark reddish brown to and if you the me ? as they do not injure the trees except boxes a day, are in place in the house,
they smut
are, they cause
and all the conveniences for the workof
black the thin of the by trampling.
except part Also if the white fly itself
margin, which is gray. In some smut ? I would not advise grafting on machinery from the assorting of
specimens the central part of the scale If informa- hickory stocks, for though it will fruit the fruit to placing it in the box with
you can give us some earlier most of the nuts will have out other hand-work are in place or
covering the ex u via; is sunken. tion and help in this matter it will a ,
When the scale is peeled off from the be much bitter taste, and much thicker shells soon will be, even to washing the
very appreciated. than those their stocks. The boxes are made in the-
on own
leaf the young larva will be (found The leaves this oranges.
sent by correspondent

underneath, a yellow, o\.allouse, very were black with smut on the The trees commence bearing at six second story, and by an imitation
small but lively, if well advanced in side and the under side upper and eight years of age, about the "Ferris wheel" arrangement, the cars
on thickly
growth. same time as that required by a seedling are filled with boxes, and by gravitation
dotted with the flat, oval almost trans-
The male scale is like the female in scales of the ale 'rodes white sweet orange. The pecan nut when filled, deliver themselvesto
parent > or has this advantage over the the packer, and when by a
shape and color, but is not more than fly. These scales are so thin that they great empty
one fourth as large. It has a thin look almost the leaf. Their fruit of the citrus family, that it is not reverse movement, returns for an
flap projecting on the posterior. as green shows as that near so perishable after being gather. other load. The box maker fills the
plainly enough
Professor Comstock says this scaleis the presence white flies had been there and de- ed, but will keep quite sound long car, the wheel does the rest. The

"greatly to be dreaded," and was their enough for the producer to choose his power is from a large steam enginethat
first observed in this State on a sour posited eggs, although have our them cor customer and sell nt his own time and runs the irrigation plant, that hasa
respondent may never seen not be forced t the capacity equal to all demands for
- orange tree, near Orlando, which was as orange grower
brought from Havana in 1874. This there.We for the often is, by fear of a total loss, to sell the drvest season."
are waiting patiently ....
at a sacrifice.: I. K. Russell in -eCrop -
fact of history was recorded by Professor with great
entomologists to get through of Oranges.At .
Florida Life.BarnYard.
( Comstock, and Mr. Hubbard
their labors the and
upon aleyrodes Athens in
--- -e--- Florida, a tree pro
adds that it San Mateo
appeared next at -
give the result. The relation between
us Manure Deficient in duced 8,000 oranges; at least 8,564
which it carried
place was
the smut and the white has
fly Phosphoric Acid and Potash. were gathered, packed and shippedfrom
from Orlando on some infested lem
been stated in
not fully any publication KJitor; Farmer and Fruit Grower: that one tree.'e suppose each
ons. Since that date it has been slowly
we have seen yet, but there is of these would have
Barnyard manure ordinarily oranges weighedhalf
spreading over the State. lie
saysthe ) little doubt that it is relationof
seems a
Florida growers could have well looked upon as a general and complete a pound, so that there must have

afforded to buy up the grove in whichit cause and effect.Mean's manure, and in the; sense of supplying been 4,000} pounds weight for the tree
insecticide will
destroy the most needed cements' of to bear. When we remember that the
first and burned it
appeared up. scales, causing them to turn white food such is Yet it portion of the of
This species infests he limbs, plant true. seldom greater weight an
and flake At least it will when
loaves and fruit indiscriminately. The up. if ever, contains these plant food orange is water, it seems wonderful
applied upon them in their young and where all this be
ingredients in the proportions which liquid can obtained,
trees which infested do
large are not
tender but whether it wouldat
stages, have been found to give the best re as the ground is generally compara-
seem to suffer 11.uch from it, but the
this late
season we cannot state. in which the
tively dry tree
young trees are greatly injured by it, .. .. orange
says Hubbard. Mr. Holmes, on Farm yard manure contains (according grows. In bearing, the branches by
whose trees it first appeared, consid' My Pecan Grove. to the animal and food con- the enormous weight are borne down

ered the disfiguring of the fruit as the In the winter of 1884 or 1885, I sumed) (from 4 to 8 per cent. of nitro considerably, but it is said, after the

worst feature of the pest. had near my saw-mill, on Ocean gen, 2 tot} per cent. of phosphoricacid oranges are gathered, they easily erect

Pond, a grove of young orange trees, and 3 to 6 per cent. of potash; themselves again.iMeehan's MonthHow'a -
REMEDY.On nearly all of which were killed by the practically twice much nitrogen as I ly'.
the trees where it was artificially severe freeze of that season. This phosphoric acid and considerablymore --e----

propagated Washington, it was convinced me that the location was than of potash. This is too nitrogenous This.

found to have five broods in a year, too far north for profitable orange for a well-balanced fartilizer, We offer One Hundred Dollars

but it is thought by Professor Cone culture, and having some seed of the and anyone using barnyard manure Reward for any case of Catarrh that

stock that in the open air in Floridait paper shell pecan nut which I had does well, therefore, to use acid phosphate cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh

would have at least six. purchased from Col. :\ E. Hart, I and potash salts in addition. Cure.

The imperviousness of the horny determined to try them in the ground. Farm manures usually deficient in F. J. CHENEY & CO.,

soak renders this pest very difficult to My purpose was ridiculed and as potash, such as those produced from Props., Toledo, O.

destroy except when it is destitute ofa far as any encouragement or help was corn meal, silage and stover, and hay We, the undersigned, have knownF.

scale or is in the process of form- concerned, my experiment was uphill from the grasses generally, and especially J. Cheney for the last fifteen

ing one. This would not occur or- work, Colonel H. himself having when fed with nitrogenous: food, years, and believe him perfectly honorable

dinarily before March, though in a suggested that my young men had should always be applied in conjunction in all business transactions,

warm season the young might beginto better eat the nuts as they would with fertilizers containing larger and financially able to carry out any

move in February. Mr.[ Hubbard never come to anything.Hut amounts of potash and phosphoricacid. obligation made by their firm.

recommends the usual kerosene emul- nothing daunted by jokes, West & Truax,Wholesale Druggists,

S+O-8. The formula for this has often sneers and prophecies of failure, I A still better plan is to sprinkle Toledo, O. Walding, Kinman &

been published, but we give it once persisted and the result has fully rewarded these materials in the stable and upon Marvin Wholesale Druggists, Toledo .

ID.ore. my perseverance. the dung heap, and thus a double Ohio.

Kerosene two gallons; commonor Having prepared a nursery and benefit is obtained by preventing the Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally -

whale-oil soap, }4 pound; water, planted my seed I set them out, and escape of ammonia from the manure. acting directly upon the blood

one gallon. Make the soap suds and now from those very nuts, have many Potash salts are especially soluble in and mucous surfaces of the system.

when boiling hot pour the kerosene trees between thirty and forty feet this respect, and when so used no Price, 75c per bottle.':Sold by all

i imo it and churn the mixture rapidly high and of equal extent in lateral leaching must under any circum druggists. Testimonials'free.'rIlE : .

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Importer of -- Manufacturers _

Sulphate d nr sots. f l.o&r .
From Germany.
'';' ; TREES,Peach

men (GHAIJ SULHIATI Trees, Strawberries,
.Ir. pier eet. f.6.8O J>C'r ton.
y Ji1F -
DQUIILB MANUHi 1 { : SALT Write fer a -

1'*-% lr cult Sulpbete r&t..11 l lf I :. ;
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11 v Pamphlet GivinqFilll
ftse per('en beard car
,}- ktenvWc, Ha. 0 I I I 11)Il)I ." is ': :' Particulars

A e JatlfC' hu)' r.of. --
t East Bay Street,

Every Kind of Jacksonville, Fin.

.,, .. 4 TOLockliart

Raw Material .W ." ...-- Little,

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eIElI I I ways aim to do that but I am not re 1 To illustrate: About fifteen years The way in which the crude phos-
'I'RL (
F l'vElJ'l'] D I
sponsible for the many absurd and ago, coffee was put on the free list, as phate rock is usually rendered soluble
foolish misrepresentations I often see it had "become a necessity." But and readily available, is by treating it
The Tariff on Tobacco. and hear of, concerning my arduous Brazil seeing her monopoly in the with sulphuric acid, thus converting
BH.r Farmer and Fruit Grower: and honest endeavors to build up and coffee product, imposed at once an it into what is known as super phos
As you have kindly sent me a establish this tobacco industry in the export duty; so we now pay the tributeto phate or acid phosphate. This may
marked copy of your valued paper sunny Southland. I am not a protectionist Brazil that before went into our be accomplished by mixing the ground
with Mr. D. W. Adams' criticism of of the McKinley type, butI own treasury. So would Spain do rock with half! its weight of sulphuricacid
my peculiar views" of the tobacco I I hold that there is a sort of paternal with her monopoly in Havana tobacco (previously mixed with two or
tariff I take it that you mean to giveme relation between the government and of course she would. To live is three times its weight of water.) The
an opportunity to correct his mis- the people constituting and sustain- nature's first law, and to let live is water should be first placed in the
apprehension of the same. Althougha ing it, by paying taxes, fighting her philanthropic, but reciprocity is a vessel that is to contain the mixtureof
lifelong Democrat, as all my numerous battles, etc., not only her citizens, condition presented by reason and acid and water, and the acid shouldbe
ancesters \\' 'ref 1 am an old but her institutions and industries civilization. The high prohibitive added very slowly < because a great
landmark Jeffersonian J and Jackson. contributing as they do to her sup. protection doctrine is too narrow for evolution of heat and steam will be
ian Democrat, or, as President Cleveland port defense and glory. In other international commerce; and natural sure to occur) and should be stirred
puts it, (on luxuries etc ) I am words it seems as un democratic and conditions of trade between the differ. constantly. Next pour the acid upon
for a revenue tariff though incidentally unpatriotic, as it does unreasonableand ent members of the "family of na the ground rock, thorougly mix, and
protective." irreligious to disregard nature's' tions" must be based on the relativecost allow the mixture to stand about an
There is quite a distinction between first law, for it is holy writ: "lie of production, which, of course hour. At the expiration of this time,
a .c rever ue tariff only" and a tariff that provides not for his own house, embraces the relative cost of living, the reaction will have been complete,
for revenue only." I submit that the has left the faith and is worse thanan civil and social conditions and neces. and then the mixture will soon dry
$:.00 per pound on imported wrap- infidel." sities. And in thisVa}" our own and be free from moisture. As a
pers has been demonstrated to be Free-tradeism, per se, is fallacious, national family is fairly protected in means of getting rid of any excess of
only a revenue tariff or a revenue infidel, and communistic other her varied industries against cheap acid, rich earth, sawdust or ashes are
tariff only, from the fact that it has words it is democracy gone to seed, foreign pauper or slave labor, and the mixed with the mass, these will neutralize
yielded during the past fiscal yeara as the latter day levelers manifest. mammoth monopolies employing it the excess of ..cid.
larger revenue to the governmentby Free-trade with all nations of all con are made to pay a just share of tribute, Doubtless it will be better for the
nearly seven million dollars than ditions of civilization and social relations which under the free trade fallacy, is farmer to buy his superphosphatedirect
the 75 cent rate did in 1890, and is the mushroom spawnedon self imposed. "America for Americans from the manufacturer or deal.
nearly (five times as much as! in 1889. : the violated sanctity of the family ," with open doors upon just and er, rather than encounter the risk of
So the $:.00 rate is a better revenue bond of union. Who is it that pro. equitable principles, is the handwriting making for himself an article of in
tariff than the 75 cent rate was. vides for his neighbors-much less now on the wall. There is not ferior quality.
The exact figures taken from the strangers-at the cost or sacrifice of enough hickory in the phrase, "a tariff POTASH.Commencing .
United States Treasury Department'sbooks his own household ? I If we don'twant for revenue only." $2 on Sumatra
are as follows : In 1889, when to compete with the heathen wrappers is "only a revenue tariff," near Stassfurt mines
the duty was 75 cents, the amount of Chinese on our own shores, why as a incidentally protective. It is properto only a few years back, the use of
revenue collected was $2,612,716.60. foreigner ? Better have him as a tax luxuries-the chief of whichare potash salts as a fertilizer, has already
In 1890 $4,062,199.48 (duty 75 citizen, soldier, and tax |payer. Sumatra wrapped cigars and big become universal in Germany-has
cents). The schedule changed in No; conservative democracy is opposed incomes F. B. IOOIHE.e { extended largely over the European
18912, and the average of those two to a high tariff prohibiting im _.. ---- Continent, and finally, has rendered
years was $7.105470-and for the portations, and also to a low tariff Two Important Fertilizers. much of the barren soil of our own
fiscal year 1893, ending June 30 it prohibiting home production. Unqualified country productive, and even the cof
was $10,749.530.00. (And this only free-trade, like free love, is PHOSPHORIC ACID. fee fields of Brazil have been made to
includes importations from the Netherlands communistic, leveling, and casts the Phosphoric acid is more universally i feel the beneficial effects of its appli.
all Sumatra, no Havanaor children's bread to the dogs, and deficient in soils than any other sub. cation.
other tobacco.) So you see while makes them eat together on a com- stance necessary to the growth of Formerly the amount used per an
this $:.00 duty is demonstrated to be mon level socially; the only dif plants, hence the great importance of num was only a few hundred tons,
" only a revenue tariff," it is also erence being the dogs pay no tribute' phosphatic manures.In now the annual consumption reaches
4* incidentally protective" to the but the children pay for bothandvery a chemical analysis, this acid is many: thousand tons.It .
grower of domestic leaf, and also to naturally the dogs would get it all, usually reported under two divisions, I I is more than possible that as our
the government and at the same time and the children be left to pay all the namely, "available" and "insoluble" knowledge in regard to using fertilizers .
the greatly increased output of cigars taxes and fight the battles of a country phosphoric acid. They have very different .increases, it will be found that
i proves that the manufacturers also received administered more in the interestof commercial values, the "avail we were once not fully appreciative of
a benefit from the same aliens than her own citizens. Since able" being usually estimated at 74 the benefits to be derived from a liberal *
schedule. all the nations with which we trade, cents, and the "insoluble" at :2 cents application of potash fertilizers to
Now, friend Adams, you call on employ the customs duty system, so per pound-the latter is the least valuable our soils.
tie I. speak "honest Injun." I al. must we. of all forms of phosphate. Mr.[ G. H. Whitcher, Director of




the New Hampshire Experiment Sta from every other by moderately dry side skin being eaten off the fruit? dog nor cat can reach it, and rats will
tion, has written a learned article soil sprinkled between; then cover A large per cent. of what I have hadto I prey on the chicks and ducklings
along this line, in which he points out the bank with a board roof to excludethe mature so far hive been eaten this I whenever an opportunity affords.
that the ratio of phosphoric acid to rain, bec use this may fall in ex- way and no doubt this spoils it for i Poison! and traps are often useless.
potash, as found tn the ashes of plantsis cess. But, on the other hand, it may market. Have been unable as yet to The best method is to endeavor to
as i is to 3, whereas* in compounding be necessary to moisten the earth to find the cause, and some of your I have the grain where it will not be
the fertilizer used u producingthat prevent it .from becoming too dry. readers or yourself may be able to easily reached by them, and to aim to
plant, the ratio adopted was just ---- -e- give a remedy and tell me also what compel them to go some distance
the reverse, viz.: three parts of phosphoric A Leap In tho Dark. manner of worm or insect causes it. from the hole for food, in which case
acid to one ol potash. 'I 1 his The following from our contemporary Is kerosene emulsion ever used for the cat will reach them. Cats should
gentleman inaugurated a series of ex "Florida," giving some phos red spider? never be fed at the house, but made
periments to test the correctness ol phate experience, will forcibly remind :M. B. DANIELS.St. to remain at the barn. If one or two
his idea, and the results obtained were some 'fruit and vegetable shippers of Lucie. rats arc killed, the others.will become
highly satisfactory. So strong is i the results of consigning to irrespon The insecticides advertised in our : alarmed and leave the prenucs.Turkeys .
Prof.'hitcher's belief that the aver Bible curbstone commission men. columns are recommended as an antidote ---. .--- -
age commercial fertilizer contains a "There are some foreign buyers of I for the red spider. The gnawing for tho Next Year.
deficiency ot potash, that he was con phosphate whose names cause chills is probably done by ants or crickets. Before selling off the turkeys do
strained to close his admirable article to the healthiest pocketbook. By soft Will readers kindly give their not forget that success next year depends -
with the following orous language: words they get your two thousand experience. Another correspondentasks on the stock retained for breed.
"I wish to say) that I am thoroughly ton to Germany, and send it f ve as to best varieties of egg plantfor ing purposes. If you have a good
convinced that our 'fertilizer maniract- hundred miles into the interior to this State. No doubt some ol our hen that produced a goodly numberof
urers must give us in New Hampshiremore I some mixer of clay and sand. lIe readers can give this information. eggs and hatched large broods, be.
than 4 per cent. of potash aid runs off his da) 's work of grinding, ing also successful as a mother, retain
Irom other New England States 1 am and in that dirty mill, at night, he her; and if your gobbler has produced
receiving letters which convince me grinds; a sample of your rock. We Poultry strong offspring, keep him another
that New England, as a whole; wuuld don't say that he is dishonest or in- year. If you sell, let it be from the
be benefited by 10 per cent. of' potashin tends to be, but it is an awful strainon Edited by E.W. AMSDEN, Ormond, Fla. young stock. Old turkeys that have
the fertilizers used, and were I to human nature you give him, and been tried and proved satisfactoryshould
buy prepared fertilizers today for our for this alone your bank account Commission Merchants. never be sacrificed unless very
general crops I would get some of the ought to be punished. Say he slips Although some may have difficultywith aged.
so-called 'special potato fertilizers,' out for a smoke or another gallon of commission merchants, it is safeto .
since they have more potash than any beer, is it not possible that the stupid claim that much misunderstandingresults Questions and Replies.A .
others in the market."-Bulletin No. workman, Hans, left alone with your from a failure to comply with SUPPOSED. FORAGE lLANT.J.
20, Fia. Ex. Station. sample (by mistake, mind you) be. the agreement on both sides. When C. M., Orlando. The plant you sentis
tween his twenty-first and fifty-first the farmer receives the circular of a pronounced by the State Botanist,
Cassava Seed. glass of beer, taken to keep down the commission merchant, and finds eggs Prof. P. II. Rolfs, Euphorbia macu-
Mr. James L. Normand of Marks- pretzels and Limburgcr he had for quoted at from twenty to twenty-five lata, or blotched spurge. The eu
ville, La., writes to the Times. supper, makes a mistake and drops in cents per dozen, he will, in nearly all phorbias are mostly either useless or
Democrat as follows: just one handful of sand or clay from cases, expect to receive twentyfivecents poisonous plants, and if you find this
the day's grinding? We don't he dozen the fact that value it
"I find no more trouble to protectthe say per ignoring one to possess any forage
cassava stubble for winter protec- meant to do it, but the candles flick there was a lower price, and that eggs might be well for you to (follow up
tion than the sugar cane. I have a ered so, that beer was so good, differ in many respects. The highest the discc.very.LOUISIANA.
patch now, the second year planted, Gretchen had just called, the master prices quoted are for strictly choice GRASS.M. A. F.,
that are growing nicely; the roots or was so far off, 'und dunderandblitzen goods. It is not always that the Homeland This is very little like
tubers are fairly beginning to crack dem yankees was so far, far- merchants receive the beta from the crab grass, being a perennial and
the ground. Last year I made roots tousands miles avay, und der liege farmer, and they are therefore compelled keeping green all winter except in the
five feet long and four inches in di Gott vas so sleepy.' to sell at a lower price than very coldest weather. I It resists cold
ameter. I suppose thes same roots The next day the sample goes to the farmer expects to receive. If the much better than Bermuda grass. It
will double in size this year, and continue the chemist.'ho 1 pays him? Like farmer sends sends strictly fresh cgLs; is a good time to plant it wheneverthe
on from year to year as long as stupid Hans, all human beings love he may not have them attractive, weather is damp. Any time of
1 protect the stubble. I find that best the ones who pay them liberally. and they may not be clean and as the year will do. To plant an acre
the cassava can be planted any time. Only a fraction of i per cent. under sorted. The merchant cannot induce anywise thickly would take three or
"I have had better success by plant your guarantee does it go. Perhaps his customers to believe that an article is four barrels of the sod! divided into
ing in the fall, and cover two or tubes were dirty, or smoke from his choice unless it is attractive. very small pieces. I It could be planted
three inches with a plow, and bar pipe got in his eyes. Of course he The same rule applies to poultry.We wider apart but it would take it
off in spring when the sprouts beginto meant to see it right. But }ou can't doubt i if any farmer ever ship longer to cover the surface.
show up. It can also be set out help that four thousand miles away. ped a lot of poultry to market in WORKON BONES.-G. A. E.. Ab
through the summer, as the stalks Then you are politely requested to go which all were alike, as there is a bott. Do you know of any book or
broken or cut in pieces and set out into the interior of Europe to get difference in hens, even of the samebreeds. pamphlet on the grinding and manip
perpendicularly, readily strike rootsas your stuff.: If you won't go you are Some will be very choice, ulation of bones for fertilizing, etc.?
well as the sweet potato, and can welcome to it. It missed your guarantee but some will not be so good. The What mill is considered the best ? An
be multiplied rapidly."I by a fraction of i per cent. and highest price quoted will be obtained answer will be appreciated.Write .
believe the cassava can be successfully therefore is not worth the freight.For only for the choice. The others will for circular of Wilson's No.
cultivated as a perennial a sum we will move it (for you. bring a lower price. i Bone Mil), Easton, Pa. Please
Perhaps it might be used for railroad When farmers receive quotationsthey mention this
plant as far north as Arkansas, and paper.
ballast or jetty rock.' should make allowance for SORREL.-Can
treated as an annual, can be successfully an JAMAICA anyone
cultivated much farther north. quality, and consider that there are tell just how the Jamaica sorrel (Hibiscus -
Many 1 seem to think because it comes Egg Plants-Information Wanted. several prices instead of only one. Sabdariffa) is prepared and
from the tropics, that it will not do liditor Farmer and Fruit-Grower By so doing they will save them used? We have raised it very successfully
above the frost line. This is a mis I am growing egg plants for market selves much vexation and permit and now who will tell us
take. Tobacco is a tropical plant, this season and have had no expe- them to be on more amicable rela. how to cook it? M. O.
and yet it produces well as far northas rience whatever in this line and some tions with merchants, The commis 5- S Fairbanks.For .
Kentucky, Connecticut and Vir- information through your columns sion merchants should also remem Wakefulness and Nervousness
would oblige me greatly and might be ber that when a farmer ships to them
ginia. t7.f''.i ,\.-l.Id 1..0..llh.. .
The principal. trouble with cassavain useful to other subscribers. he places his confidence in them,
Dr. J. F. Neclv Washington, D. C.,
and should therefore aim
Florida has been in keeping the I have a few now in bearing and they says "I have u"e(1! it with complete IJU seed stalks. In very dry, loose sand the red spider has made his appearanceand .please him to the fullest extent in in treating wakefulnea ami extreme
they have the dry rot; in a heavy soil, also something much like the their power.-P. H. Jacobs in I Farm nervousness! cawed! from mental excite-
a rain of much volume will pack the ordinary cabbage or plant lice; andI and Fireside. ment; also imligc", tionand, find it a very
earth close and dense arou d them, wish to learn what is the best insecticide .--e- ,plabtnt remedy
and they will become mouldy. They (for each and how to use it. Vermin Destruction.The .
should be kept in banks or clamps, I have a good knapsack sprayer. rat is the principal enemy to Truck farming promises to be a
each layer of the stalks and everystalk Did you ever hear any complaint contend with in winter, as it makes great industry about Tampa in the
in the layer completely isolated among egg plant growers of the out secure winter quarters where neither near future.



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gtate '!eWs. Om? Rural fiome! Orange Trees !

..,... --
It will take weeks to restore popu St. Thomas, Fla. Lemon Trees !
Jar confidence in Florida oranges. xj wwwwwChristmas.<

One of the largest, finest and best .
kept orange groves in Florida is theuJ.c1iSe' "Ito links no longer broken,
Iks sweet! forRivttin** spoken,
( owned by our esteemed Under tho Christmas tree."

fellow citizen, Mr. E. II. Mote. It is The anniversary of the birth of our
a suburb of Leesburg, is of marl ham. Saviour, has been celebrated with The Old Reliable Buckeye Nurseries

mock land, and contains twenty five more or less pomp and ceremony ever
acres of full bearing trees, and twenty since the time of the apostles. _
five acres of young grove. The Though doubts have been rife about
grove is now loaded with the golden the exact date, it does not affect the
fruit, and from it this year will be commemoration of the joyful event. I have% on hand the finest lot of stock I have ever grown o( all the standard va-

shipped to market between 10,000 The name comes from the mass, rietk. 1 have a cc'wUy i> tine lot TardilFnnd'Jam in tWO-)'tar buds, from five
to feet I the fact that it' hard time and to fell at
aud 12,000 boxes of oranges. The "Christ's mass," offered in honor of Kven? high. recognize propose:
grove is situated on the shore of his nativity in the little village of hart( time prices.' I make a specialty| of the King Orange.
I take Griffin and ;between the lake I Bethlehem of J udca. Write for prices.
and the F. C. & P. R'y depot. It is Nations differ greatly in their 1[. l:. CULLETT, Prop.,

celebrated for the fineness of its fruit. modes of celebrating this great festival Weirsdale. Fla.
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In fact it is one of the greatest at ; in fact, individual taste may control NURSERIES" THE
tractions of our very attractive little it to a great extent, but that it is
city. Mr. Mote has a large packing *east day: "
distinctly a religious Milwaukee Florida CD.
e Dpaqge
house, newly) erected, for the purposeof none will deny.
marketing the fruit.-Leesburg The day on which the "wise men
Selected i train of Choice Varieties of Citrus Fruit Tree a Specialty.
Commercfal. from the east came to worship Him," Budding-Wood for sale at all time
Magnolia Grove is about two milesto seems to be mingled with our com For Catalogue and Price-LM address

the south of Dr. Anders' place, I memoration-in the matter of making A. L. DUNCAN Manager, Dunedin Fla.
just! at the northwest corner of Lake gifts. But in our present giving, let
-- -- -- -- -
lamonia, near the water's edge, and us not forget our offerings to Him- more than the usual caution had to be
extending about a quarter of a mile the pure gold of charity, the frank- observed, as the children of the family Orange Packers
on the northern side. It consists incense of holy prayer, and the myrthof had but just recovered from a serious ,
wholly of magnolia trees, large self.denial-without which we are attack of measles, and for one a relapsewas 1 I I II
and spreading, there being no under. followers of Christ in name only. still feared. 'I ATTENTION!

growth at all. One can walk under Let all animosities be forgotten and The Christmas tree was a marvel of'I I You box
can KHVO a cent u by making
ireath and see tremendous trunks in "peace and good will" shall reign in beauty, and cost-oh, no one knows
all directions, and a dense shade our hearts. how much-for we could not, indecency taxes onMason's
above, not being able to see the sun El). O. R. H. of the
keep account extravagant Patent Adjustable Revolving -
at,___ midday___. ___ until nn___ he__ feels_ ____ perfectly _1 when the
expenditure, presents
carried away. Well, as said above, One Christmas Day. hanging on the boughs of cedar Box Machine,

it was our pleasure to walk throughthis Rain, sleet, snow, mud, windallin (among multitudes of glistening balls
grove, and, although we have one day, and that Christmas, not and tiny waxen candles all ablaze), as Warranted to make a perfect box.

seen many groves during our short very many years ago, but not in Flor >veil as piled beneath, were for our '
rI ICE : .30I
I .
existence, we confess this to be the ida. I low we had hoped it would be dear ones, and for friends from afar. ,
most beautiful we have ever seen in fine and how the children had Manufactured I
a day, All went merry as a marriage --- by
the sunny South, where, of course, I for it that should take "
prayed no one bell, when Santa Claus, with snow-
there are many.-Quincy Herald.I I cold coming to our family feast-mak besprinkled clothes, and Icicles (real VV. S. MOORE,

Mr. Alex. Goodson has perhaps the ing. They came in buggies and ones) pendant from ears and shaggy HAWTHORNE, FLORIDA.
prettiest grove of the section, and it sleighs, for the sleighing happened to whiskers, distributed the various gilts.
H> extensive and is certainly a thing of be good for that section of country (the Only grandma seemed rather grave for -ir--inn: ron PAKTIVULAKS.BATTERSON --- .
Utsuily. It has served to make Sir.( snow being not more than half mud that smiling lady, ( who was not an old & CO.

Goodson a man of easy financial circumstances just then.) Muffled( in furs, overcoats, lady at all.) We knew her thoughtswere IMPORTANT NOTICK TO ORANGE S1III'-
and will, in the years to shawls they came ; some with thick roaming backward to other days, to nuflklo, N. Y., one of the
come, add to his fortune and comfort. stockings drawn over their shoes, when her little ones hung their bright- unsurND.'ccl the Old market Responsible of United Reliable State and, remember
The Clarence Moore grove is also a others ,,wearing ," all in merry colored stockings in the (so called( Commlftftion Merchant who advance liberally
ami dont Hell at auction. but direct to retail trade
thing of beauty, and one of the brag mood ; for nothing; worse had occurredon chimney-corner, and waited the arrival for all i U in them. Natternon &Co., ttn-16q Scott
than the of the St.. Buffalo. N.Y l' takli hed iS6A- s yean experience :
orchards of the section. The J. N. the way upsetting of Kris' Kringle, who was sup .
t ______ __ _, .. _
Moore's estate grove, some four miles sleigh into a shallow stream and a posed to fill them with nuts, candies,

from town and on Like I Santa Fe, is consequent cold ducking, from which etc., not forgetting the big yellow Pineapple Digester.The .
also a most handsome property, and the immense buffalo robe pretty well orange:: stuffed in at the toe of each
powerful digestive principle of the Pine
contains about of them.
trees protected one.
1,500 very
apple freed from and concentrated in
choice varieties, besides grapes, pears Dig blazing fires had been made in How little, at that time, any of us pure fruit extract, which sugar it of untold benefit to a
and other fruits. About 500 of the the substantial old house, and bushelsof expected ever to live in the midstof most weak stomachs Try it
orange trees in this grove are perhaps coal were heaped on the long an orange grove and gather the For tale by W. A.:ItoH.Jacksonville.rnos. .

twenty years old and show a magnificent porches, in readiness for the coal fruit with our own hands. K RICHARDS.lUen. Ma
growth, the limbs interlappingto scuttles, whenever one should be But there was a sequel to this Christmas ---- --

such a degree that the sun rarely empty. Doors and windows were day whereof I write. During Orange:) BD)C Clamp
reaches the ground. In the suburbsof protected with rubber strips, and kept dinner some one from the window
the town our fellow townsman, W. closed as much as possible with a bevy spied Syd trying his new sled on the Shape up the box f*,t,make it true and slid
,J.] Wilson, has a young grove of rare of i i young folks in the house, except hillside ; (the children were eager to I, 15-)8.Pike $$.co, Giv *i with this paper one year for

beauty and superior quality. The the pantry door, which: the cook declared get out after their long imprisonmentin It. W. KOOP,

grove contains 520 trees, all of which was forever on the swing, the sick room. ) He was broughtin _._ __.MeMeekifl.Ha.IlraMey .
show thrift and a determination to for there were arrayed the tempting blue with cold, and the result was Itedfleht.( l Eugene II Utilfltll.BSTABLIftllRI .
excel. Mr.( R. J J. Kimball has in the goodies for the state dinner at four four weeks longer of suffering, during >)> 171.
southern j part of the town one of the o'clock. two of which the patient little fellow REOFIELD & SON,
handsomest of the young groves about How we shivered when the icy hovered between life and death. Commission Merchants

take Melrose, many in number, and blast for a moment rushed in. But no That night there was hurrying) to i --- AND ..
most of which are in exellent shape, one grumbled, for we had never known and fro, stirring fires, making hot Fruit Auctioneers
the roves of Messrs.( John and Ike Christmas to be anything but a regularwinter's potions, sending for the doctor, not ,
Mice)) being; especially worthy of day ; sometimes cold and I' only for Syd, but Mollie had the We It handle IJor alt* Afrrrf kind,of l'/if/rf Inuit,1.11'1.1"and Vegetable f, Itll. ,

tt1et1t n.-Mdros item in Green still, sometimes blustering with driving I croup, and Tom-nothing worse than either at private tale Cove Spring.l sleet and snow. Yet on this occasion an overdose of" transparent pie" and eureiM4oBior added to ) by the auction system (recently
our> busing)ai yeu may desire.

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Christmas pudding ailed him, but it Cost of American Tea. Ever for year the D.convenience 31. Ferry & and Co. issue instruction an I BENTON & UPSON

was sufficient to keep Aunt M. from On account of this difference in the of those who plant seeds. It is i prepared .

getting a wink of sleep. Another of I price of labor, American teas can only ) by the most competent] authors, !,r trCIcsol'IvILIiH, FLtL,

the party, subject to rheumatic compete with high-priced imported and) is rightly; looked upon as a standard! I I

troubles, was kept indoors for the en grades. It is estimated," says the authority on the most: profitable things to IRRIGATING

' tire week, in consequence of his cold Chicago Evening Journal, that the Ilant,This book and the is best sent way free to of cultivate charge all

bath in the creek, and probably owes cost of raising a pound of tea in South who send their name and address to the

to it much of his present suffering. Carolina is 20 cents, in addition to above,.-mentioned firm. MACHINERY

However, quite a different Christmas the rental of the land. If successfulthis ------ ,
day is one spent in Florida of new field for agricultural enterprisewill J.l'RUI'.1 FORSOUTHERN .1"'I E] S. BOTH

which' something in my next. furnish an easy outdoor occupa- ORCHARDS.Write Steam and Horse Power.
MINNIE: G. MILLS. tion for many who are unequal to ,
. rougher employment in the fields. for Catalogue and price list
A Baked Pig's Hoad. Taking an average, every man, woman Thnninsvllle. 0s. Pipe Pipe Fitting Brass
-- -- ,
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Yet Our Rural Home. and child in the United States The

I learned a good thing long before. consumes twenty-one ounces of tea Valve, Hose, Etc.
I ever dreamed of coming to Flora I per annum. Just half of it comes B pOULTRYEST ESTIMATES.
ida. I don't like to know a' good. from China, 42 per cent. from Japan, --- ---
thing and keep it all to myself; in factI and the balance from India and other' Sent on Trial Make Money with
) British The first 8U Mouths furONLY ..\ Few Hens.CENTS.. Geo. S. Hacker & Son
can't, so if you will give me spacein possessions plantof 25 ,

the Rural Home, I will tell your this species grown in South Carolina It is well worth tUM. Send fttampa. ample fire. MANUFACTURERS OF

readers about something else good to was set out by Michaux, the FARM PDULTRYlathl'uahwuu! .U.Co.)1C'tlU"n. < *. UIIad..)1.... w CO
French botanist in 1804 fifteen miles -- -- -
oat that beats gopher .c =
soup. htcr Wall; .
..44'U ? *
from Charleston. the latter ., '' HRBKftillitK ,.. 09 :Ito
Did ever eat a pig's head ? During ..awt.fP4 tail P lM4 c.
you ,. PIUS, Si.J.,..*. UucrbMjr Ml a.
Not head cheese or souse, but just a half of this century people in that .I'.,.. r lloleuta tattle Tbaro. "(t'r.4 CDfO .'.Oq
section have cultivated little dk.ep...fatcy.. PwilUT... Ucfttlii.
roasted pig's head. If you have !>-( CklAteCM.nvlllr.
._ '...
\\r-MiTii. r. t brMrr ( IVna*. -
never partaken of that savory dish, larger gardens of tea, which have - -- -- -- C 2

you have missed another good thing. produced crops of a fine flavor, o

When you kill hogs, select a good though usually not strong enough to I Water Queen 09 tLa
large sized head, and open the jaws satisfy many drinkers. It is believed, O -
wide and put a cob between them however, that the failure of pungencyhas I o .

till they become fixed; cut the head been due to defective curing. FORCE PUMP.An O .a"fI'* av.
off about two inches behind the ears; Many families in that part of the all

scrape the tongue, clean out the snout country to day grow'what tea they require other Improvement method of pumping on And Building Material.CHARLESTDN. .

and ears well, and then soak overnight for household use. A Fayetteville 11 an four times he capacity s. O.
N. C. writes that half of the*.o-enlled l dou tJle- ..
; in a good brine, and next ( ) man a acting pump Cost -
morning rinse in cold water till all dozen bushes furnish his family of six o less weighs less,wears

blood is removed; take out the cob persons with more tea than they can longer. Is easily Fraud0uksFruitWrappers.?;

and then having before prepared a consume. His wife prepares it by .. operated and will Dotrrceze.Al1attachmentA _
stuffing made of stale bread, onions heating; the leaves in an oven until .of the beat material. NO MORE CHEATING.

and sage, well seasoned with pepper they are wilted, squeezing them by Adapted windmill to or hand steam

and salt, stuff the mouth, throat, hand until the juice is expressed from Fend for power. Every: Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may

snout and ears full, just as you woulda them, and finally drying them again l.1rcu-1"r5.\\ pump an toed guar.for of now-180 know sheets that and they not get 400 an or honest 320 sheets ream

turkey; dredge it well with flour iil the oven. The tea is then fragrantand strenttbdurubllttyandcapacity.; to ream as Homo unscrupulous dealers
and black pepper, and first having ready for use." No charge if supply.
not us
}had your stove evenly heated with agood --4. -- A pumps water and
seasoned hard wood fire, put in The F. C. & l\ train left Oviedo (Our air affil i time). OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed

and would last Friday with three solid cars of The Stimmel! & Hook! Mfe. Co., 1"mppersaroputupInpackageeor
roast a turkey.
just as
you Illinois.
1000 each, and each Wrapper U
and by the time ConductorPlatt (
IJc sure and not have your stove too oranges in
numbered consecutivelyfrom
reached WiJdwood he had
hot, or you will cook it too fast on 1 to 1000. No one can
the outside. You will want to keep twenty-two solid cars of oranges to
the main line. HONESTLY BEATour
turn over to Pretty
your stove an even temperature, '
and roast or bake it for about two good for one day on a branch seventy FERRYSEEDS prices. Send for samples and prices

hours} and keep the head well basted, miles long.-Oviedo Chronicle.F. toTHE

so it- will not cook too dry; let it get ..e- JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO.,

cold, all the better if it freezes a little; R. Meeher I of Chicago, is on
his to Florida via the Mississippi Are Just what every. JERSEY CITY, N. J.
and then some night with a good way rower nwls Tb1 nifflls
cheerful fire in the hearth, set this river with a fleet of eight steam form of the Frm'N foundation?"'rrd upon tl.''"- N. IJ.-We do not deal in unprinted

dish with light bread and butler, and launches. They are fifty feet in which/ tin iron bolt the wrappers.
largest Mot business In the worM. -----
some good clear, strong coffee, or length, and will be distributed around Ferry's Seed Annual for im
contains the KUUI tint MjUtutio: *of WM. 8CHRAEDER,
a good apple toddy, or hot-Scotch if the Florida coast to use as pleasure the latest forming know It-a.:: i'reofur Ba1ta01t1L or -----
you prefer it, and a dish of crisp cold crafts during the winter. the asking,CO.
D. M. FERRY & ,
slaw, between you and a congenial ---- -e Detroit, Mich. GRADE JERSEYS.

companion and then talk over old Whore Seeds Como From.

First among, the seed-producing housesof Hulk Cows and Heifers for sale.
times, and pick and chip off small : -- -- -- ,
pieces, no cutting or carving. Itwon't the world stands the old establishment lAROtiT(1GNTMIN01 t WELL HKHIHERYAll r WAVEHLY FAn, Leon County, near
of I lt. M. Ferry & Co., Detroit, Mich. .
kln.U I of tooU. urtunefor dr1ll r yualEQour Tallahassee, Fla,
be long before you forget all Established: in 1850, this linn has been Ad. .mADttn.ttrocvfrr; .n lake acorn. IVrfeetra leaaomh *.
about hard times, and won't care for yean* the largest and l best known 'l..tll.h.J""I Art4Uit l'umrinIlW". Tilt:AMFKIVAN""*tr work\\I."tUIU h. Htwun: Air.r"M. ..,
seed the .'..rnr.. lll > <'hl,...... III.| |It.U.. 'r...
whether the parity between gold and house in world. In IStKJ: over -
100,1)00( ) ) dealers handled Ferry's Seedsand SPECIAL.
silver is established at 16 to i, or
tilt' tmmlier of who plantccitlwlU
: )tteople
and when the cockles behind '
40 to i,
far into the millions. For 1894
run! ) We offer at low prices High Grade Sulphate
your ears begin to warm up, you will II this firm has made preparations to supply Potash 00' per cent.,Sulphate Potash 48 per
give the 'razor back" credit for be- at leant 50,000 bushels of garden beans! _*r, s cent., Muriate Potash SO per cent. Nitrate Soda,
i Done Black and all kinds of(ertUiz1nc materials;
tM-g:1 pretty good thing after all, and alone. Something more than shrewd fe Knd'(or prices. Freight to Jacksonville Mil,
conclude that the old time Campbells Imsiness methods is required to place: andkeep only 11 75 per ton.
". OWKLL & CO.,
such a business! in the lead. It is
wise in their and Fertilizer Mfrs.'liiltImoreMd.POTASH .
were day generation something that dcscr'ttill' thought of Clirmlral__ c- _
ia choosing a boar's head as their every one who plants a seed. If every P MahlU' .
crest. rover could go on a tour of inspection l V DoobU. ActincKxc SALTS.Are .
Uk>rSi>r yi -
You just tell "Florida Cook" if she through this great establishment" and we i io Outttt pr!..nt !O
will set this dish before her John J he what is! Miind the name of Ferry's Seeds, ntlAfBlifbtAWormy To or i lawkTr* INDISPENSABLE for vegetables
: and fruits of all kinds. On coils!
see' with what care they have been de* '7t ield of sU Fruit ncTVftUbU sandy
will acknowledge there is something voloptMl I and tested, KH with what precision \aadt In tu!*C1"OpIL.bnd I Thou cU.for it is impossible to raise these crops with
eke in Florida besides her 1 full treaties out them. Sulphate of Potash, Miniate
food or3e they are sorted! and looked, n' tl)' a cjktftloinMi aDd
C"mWu' '''
short cake. for planting: there would be less disipjtointment 'w'M.STAHL.QuincyMi I of Potash and Kainit For information
CHAS. \V. C.fMEIL.galllMlAtII'taBYtNH. and fewer iosk from the tow and l pamphlet address GERMAN KALI

.3iati 8t1 tltlHtBty. i of Inferior teodi.:! WORKS, 93 NttsauSt. .,.New York CUT.TILE .



f. POWERS...... .... .. ...... ......Editor. Florida's Remarkable
P. O. Address Lawtey. Fla. I Progress. general make up, we regret to see,

From advance sheets of Captain ;I are not at all in keeping with the JVEari ets
A. II. )IAN'ILLE.St.lf Contributor.
John H. Welsh's Ancient, Colonial elevated tone of its contents. I

CONTENTS. and Modern[ Florida, now in the The Times-Union can be as cross- JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. Duc.22.; ?

grained and as vicious as a Scotch FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
hands of the
GaovE MID ORCHARD-Gapwiy. a South printers, TilE FARMER mist when it tries. But there are a These are arrrage quotation*. Extra choice
Fterida Hone: Curing and Packing AND FRUIT GROWER: has been good in Florida lots fetch prices above top quotation*, while poor
permitted people who
Orange; All About Florida No 5.. .. .... 816 many lots sell lower.
I to the following have a sneaking fondness for it. It Oranges ripe 1.25101.50

Care Louisiana of Tree. .After.. .. .Planting. ......;..Oranges.... 897 Seven copy : reminds one of Lord Chancellor It fruit drop .. .... .. .. .. .. .73t0 1.00
years ago, in 1886, Wm. P. Grape box. 1.50102.00
Two Orange Insects; My Pecan Grove; Eldon's remark after Grapefruit, bbl.. j.y to 3.00
Barnyard Manure; A Steam Packery; Clyde, of the Clyde Line reading Mil[ Tangerine ... .....
Crop of Oranges. .. .... .'... .... .... ..... 828 was ap- I ton's "Paradise Lost," on the character Mandarin*. ........ .2.5010300i. otoa.oo
FARMER AND' TRUCKER-The Tariff on To proached in New York with the of Satan "He's fine Lemons.. Fla.. 1.09101.50
bacco; Two Important Fertilizer ..... : a Messina...
Cassava Seed; A Leap in the Dark 829 query : Are you going to run a fellow, and I hope he'll win." Malaga Grape, kegs.... .. ... ....... S..*

Plants... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . .... ..;.. .Egg.... 8joPeBtT steamer to Florida ? Why, Mr. -- -.- applt..crate.\,. New York...N...........*... 3.eOto3.50Potatoes 3.itS

**-Commission Merchants: ; Vermin Piratical Commission Men. ins-barrel lots .. .. I..
Destruction- ; Turkeys the Next Year; Clyde you never can make a steamer or Hebron, seed: ..... ..
Questions and Replies. ... ...... ..... 8jomas or or r-KKI. IAM _. ._ J.
.... I.X
-- ---- -- pay to Florida there i is lI1CIt1PCQ_ ." Referring to an article under this; ..
uua KURAL IIOMB-Chrtltm..; One Christ. .: nn-- _n____. Early kO t>.. .. .. ....... .. J w
Day: . ... .. .. ...... ... .. ...... 8JI To which Mr. heading in the issue of December 9, 5-bbl.UH-* .... .... 245
Clyde replied, "Well Onions yellow bbl .. ...
A Baked Pig 'a Head; Cost of American Tea; :Mr. G.V.. Barnett of Barnett Bros., .' red l.. .. ..... .. .. .... ...n.... 250
Where Seeds Come ... .... stand it 2.50
Prom ..... ... 8J2 we can five years. I am or ...
going Chicago, writes: Spanish large per Crate. ..25
EDiToniAL-South Florida Fair; Florida's Sweet potatoes b'1' .... ....
it that
Remarkable Progress; Two Prize Fights; to try long ; if it don't pay "'V hat sense or reason is there in New York cabbage,nd.. .. ...... .10.50
Piratical: Commission Men. .. .. ..... .. 853 |then we can quit." publishing such 'rot' the Cauliflower, N, Y. c'Heh. ..... ...,..... .15
Crop Notes; Movement Oranges; Fruit Ex as enclosed? Beet, northernper bbl ....:....... 2.50
change Bulletins; E. L. Goodsell's Sales The first of Random charges are easily made Turnips, northern ..... .. ..... 1.75
Jacksonville Fruit Auction ; steamer line, the Lettuce, doz... .. ... .... ........ .. ...
. .. .. .. .. .... ...Compauy"lJuHeU. ... ........ 834 'Cherokee, reached Jacksonville in against commission men, and the Carrots, per bbl ... .... .. .. .... .. .. ... ;I.,15.
Buffalo Fruit Auction Company's Sales .. whole class must lie under Parsnip. ..... ... .. 2.75
8,55 a stigma .. .. ...................
That Gas Lime Analysis ... ..... ... .. . 836 November, 1886, with half a cargo because it is impossible to answer Celery Squash.crate. .. . .. ..... .. .. .48 to I..M">6

i i and with a list which Senator Delano. Hgg I'lants,111)1. .. . ... . 2..00 to ".00
passenger might Tomatoes. . .. .. .. .. ...a... .
Weather in Jacksonville. almost have been placed the "Why not state when and where Squashes, bbl .... . ... _... '.2Stol,50 14
among Cocoa nut* .. .. ... .... .......... 4.5
S. ti. ciphers.To and give names of the pirates? Peanuts best brand...... ............. .A4 to.05
S M lit a .a 0 I "I am sure no decent Apples, New Vork bbl................
would 4.50
DA 1'11. : ct jjs!! a ,8, :51: day there are six steamers on the man object Sweet Pepper, peck .... .. ............ .73
10 10 :5 2fl b'w9Dec to it, and it is the practices Grapes, s-lbha..ket. ....... .a3
- line, the cost of which was three million that the Guavas. 3-peck box .... ... ............ 1.00
: 12Decij...... .. 2 62 76 50 26 63 0.00 charged National League is Okras peck: .. .. .. .... ........... .25
.... ..
.. .
60 7' S2 62 0.00 dollars, besides the St. John's formed to fight. :Make it i if Cucumbers Engtith each...... ..... .ie
Dec: 14....... .. .s6 69 ,,56 i3 62 o.o specific Cowpr. "hC'lIcd. peck. .. .. .. ..... .50
Decij: 2 69 76 50 26 6J T river fleet of four steamers. Some you make a charge. I notice your Green Iteans,bushel .. ..... .... 1,2$ to 1.50
: ....... 35 7 54 20 64 0.39 advertising columns to Peas .. .. .. .... ............ ... 2.00102.50
Dee: 17 ..... .... 43S1 4> 14 idea of the importance to Florida ol f i are open to these
Dec: IB.._.. ... 49 0.00 POULTRY
J6 4* 31 15 J7 44 0.00 this "pirates. Now give them a chanceto AND EGGS.

Mean.. - steamship company is shown in refute these charges! Hen.. . .. .. ........ ............. to
52.657.0,67.1, 48.4 19.3 ,SM.1 .0.39 the fact that their by making Koo r.. . .. .... .. ... ............ jo to .33
Tout ra nfa1L yearly expenditureshere them specific, or don't make them. Broilers. . .. .. .. .... .. .... .11.20 to.JS.30

E. H. DEMAIN, Olisorver are $550,000, the greater part of f Our worthy friend, in his indignation Turkeys Ducks ...,.. ... .. ...... ..................... to .33

.... which is expended in is somewhat illogical. He admits Geese. .... .. .. .. .. .... .. .......... .34 .50.50
___I Jacksonville. that the gK..l'I'Qrce.' ... .. ..... .. .. ........".. .2610.27
It is estimated that 400,000 boxe The employes now number 600. "practices charged" exist
of oranges will be shipped from Citra and states that the "National l Leaguewas HAY, CIIIALV, I HTC,
this L might be supposed, starting seven formed to fight" them in White corn small lots....... ................! 1,25
season. which
( Mixed corn ... .. .......... ..... 1.20
---. years ago with one steamer, that now they have our hearty good wishes). \\'hllcoat"', .... .......... ..... .. 1,70
when there is He further :3l1zed oats. .... .... ..... ........ 1.63
South Florida Fair. one for every day in the says our "advertising columns Hay, No. i, Timothy, small lots.... .... ..... 19.00

The South Florida Fair Associationwill I week, the limit was reached, but such are open to these pirates"-an Ground Wheat bran feed small fresh (tots corn.andoats........ .).,... ..sack.... 19.00 V

hold their second annual fair at is not the case, for, though unknown assertion which is ironical of course, of too pounds.... .. .... .. .. .... ...per. ..... .. MO j'
since the :Messrs. Feed meal 'in sacks of too pounds, ton
Orlando, February 25, continuing for to the public, it is a fact that Barnett Bros are Rice flour. per cwt.... .... .. .... ....per."...... 23.00 90
five days. The usual racing attractions two additional numbered among our honored adver Pure wheat per sack of too {pounds.... .. .. 1.3

are offered, together with a lib. passenger steamers of them tisers. No; our columns are not "opento Prepared 150-pound steam wicks.cooked.... ...cow. .feed... ..,.per. .. cwt...... 1.30
eral list most improved order pirates" not i if know Prepared steam cooked horse feed, cwt,
of premiums, ranging fro are now beings we them. 15o-Iun.taack... .... .. . per..... .
$40 (for the best display of constructed for this line and the And it might not be advisable for us Pearl grits per barrel l.... .... ..... .., ....... 2 1.50%
fruits to name them and all the Pearl meal per barrel.... .. .. .... J.95
not less than twenty varieties, volume of travel and traffic is give detailsof i Flour bent winter wheat, patent. .. ........ 4.50
correctly named) down to so their transactions, else we might Pliur extra fancy family .... ...... ....... 4.25
l I
great that several of the (Half barrels, either brand barrel
steamers no have a libel suit hand per
The premium list says: "Thisyear on some fine extra.)
we longer touch at Charleston but ply morning.The Cotton seed meal bright per ton.. .... .. .. 25.00
propose best fair
Dark or Sea Island cotton seed meal,
that has ever been held in the State. directly between Jacksonville and New fact that there are piratical com- ton. .. . .. .. .. .. .. .... .. ..per...2000
mission does Pure ground bone, fine per ton ..... .. .. 30.00
We own our grounds (covering eight York. men not discredit the Bone and potash,per ton .... ........ 33-oo
acres) have main .. calling any more than the existence of Gennankainit, per ton .. .......... ... .
... a building that cost -- La nd pla"tf'r. ..... .. ... ... ._ ._____..04.. '17.00" or.n
9ooo> a commodious grand stand, Two Prizo Fiffhts. pirates would shame the navy. The Nitrate potash 34c per pound; per-ton::.:::: >>:;;.
machinery hall commission man will exist as long Muriate 2>jc per pound; per ton.... 50.00
stabling facilities, a There are to occur in Jacksonville Sulphate potash 2C per pound); per ton..... 31.00
quarter-mlle bicycle track, a one mile so it seems, two knockdown combats, men do business on earth, and he is Sulphate potash 90 per cent.... ...._....... 50.00

regulation race track sixty feet wide one between Corbett and Mitchell; just as necessary in a complex civilization SEEDS, ETC.

that can't be equaled in the South, which will be a coarse, degrading (But there as the Tanner and the merchant. Peas Split. .. .. .. ........?..... .. ........ J.I5
and a prosperous association. trial of is a radical difference between Black-eyed Peas new crop, bush............
another between doing business ileana... .. .. ........................ 1,75
"We have offered liberal premiums the two morning newspapers which oneself and try Lima .. .. .... ........................2.205 ado t
aggregating $6,000, and will be ing to cut the business throat of a Alfalfa or Lucerne, |per bushel......... JOe
we trust "an irrepressible conflict Genuine retl rust .
be- proof oats' .... ....
competitor 500
every person who has anything to ex tween opposing and enduring forces especially when this ne \\''d rice '. ........ 2.23
hibit will assist us in that farious attempt it, made at the ship.per's Florida grown seed rye" ......... 2.25
way. It is i a very quiet and altogether seemly Georgia rye. M ......... i.js
not our purpose to confine this but expense. Texas rust proof oats ,..... ... .So
to nevertheless desperate and bitter Onion Sets, red per bush .. .. .... ........ 6.00
Orange county, but on the contrary,we struggle.The 5SCrop '..

invite and urge every one all over our new paper, the Florida Citizen Growing Sweet Potatoes.Editor Notos.

fair State, and even nonresidents, to speaks you fair. It is full of Farmer and Fruit Grower: II. Prire'ilUams, of Richmond (nix

participate with us in making this, our I well-paid matter (from the whole In C. W.Campbell's letter, on page miles south of Ixtosbur! > ) I is at present up

second annual fair, the grandest success United States (including Florida 797, he speaks of the splendid sweet at Tacoma with two orange;, Rung Putting

that has been achieved in our and that matter has an unquestioned,) potatoes of*a nei hbor.'ill :Mr.\( :up:inlth) fruit. lIe for Carter t Owens and 1%'. A.
midst. expects be through

........ .... .... ... bearing on material progress and the Campbell please write_ a special articleon Christina.. A'** and. will then_ be_rvadv to work by
we nave an excellent advancement of civilization. And sweet potaioes-now to make the lor 1119 menu annum i.emuurg.: fruit JH

track, sixty feet wide with railing on there is a subtle corporation atmosphere ridges, how and with what to fertil .gaming forward at the rate of ten cars a

both sides, made of a soft yet firm and pervading its columns, like the ize, how and when to stick the vines, day from 3li nopy.

springy substance called 'muck. It fine aristocratic aroma which floats using water or not, and saying what C. M. Brown who baa a very fine Tangerine .

is graded to perfection." j' through an house filled he can to instruct others. Many[ havevery oraii .'o grove at Panasoffkee. has
opera with hit{ on an idea that will make
For quick sale
premium lists, etc., write to the dwellers on Murray Hill. But poor success in growing them.A. of UK fruit. It is putting. it up in nicely

the secretary, S. Yulee Way, Orlando. its typographical appearance and Orlando, J. ALDRICH. prepared ooxetl1 0x12 inches, say three

.. dozen jn a box, and eight of




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these boxes in an ordinary orange box, eraged 1.80. Good sale, size and decay
which' will make the fruit put up in these considered. I FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
package* very saleable for family use and Car 3209 sold 80 to 1.65; averaged II.39. .
present lie exjx ct8 to ship 10,000 of Some lots very rotten which lowered the I .
thopc Mall boxes of Tangerine oranges. average. An Incorporated Home Association of Uranoro Growers for marketing Florida Erult to the
host aeh'antA o.AUTIIUItIZEDCAPITALf3XUu0.IIox ). -
The Anthony Times enumerates the Our sale to-day, 1.50 to 1.75; average, MATERIAL--The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
groves at Santos! Marion County, aggregating order. Write for prico list and terms.
J8 acres, with a probable outputof 1.50.Very fair sale today, fruit in better -: OFFICERS :
8,970 lioxeH, or 45 boxes per acre.SOHHJ condition, sold 1.12 to 2.30; and 1870 OEO. It. FAIHI1ANKP. President. D. QRRRXLKAF. Vice-President.
AI.iInIIT31.IVES O'n'l )(gr. and Treas. &tI. P. TCKNKK, tIOOrotaf ".
of tlwtn, boxes averaged 1.59. Tangerines 2.12. )
are young groves.Tiw DI ItlCTUIt: -Geo. it. Fairbanks, Alachua .
Co.; E.G. Hill. 1))red ford Co.: Dr. P. E. Pratt
Ft. Monde Pebble dewjrilH the Mandarins 1.50. lUllftboroCo.; John Ftibyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher. Orange Co.: ; D. Oreenfe of Duval Co.:
.ixacre of J. G. Carter, of whichtwentyoiH Three cars sold today at an average of II. 31. Ilaer Duval Co.: A. Urad). nro\'ard Co. F. d. Co.; 0. V, I 111 Iyer,
prove Marion Co.; John M.( Hryan,Osceola Co.: W. 'E.; (tanton, Putnam Co.; M. 8. )(reman 81.
tret are Tangerines; and 1.05.Car Johns Co; C. F. A. Hlolby, Volusla Co.; lien). Dowd Lake Co.
Mandarin( ) The crop of the two lal"t-" 804; sold to-day 1.30 to 1.90; average Address all correspondence' to the Florida Fruit' Exchange,Jacksonville Fla. Stencils,
imnird \ari+otiNt i is placed', at 100 boxes,or '.CO. Tangerines 2.90. Fruit in fai con with full packing and snipping instructions furnished on application.

about five h(oxtxo [to the tree, which we (lit t iOIl. -
think a very conservative estimate, one Sale to-day ranged: 1.05 to 2.GO; average GROWERS.
tree Itoldinie up with the assistance! of 1.55. Tangerines 2.20 to 2.50. Man ORANGE
mother earth, fully eight: Iwxes. Mr. darins 1.74'' all fruit sounder. Market
Carter sins sold the crop for $2.25') )per very firm and advancing.Sale .
l box on the trees, the trees are set 108 on at"..Lh-erpool) Iec.13 ranged 2 to -
an acre and at the above ratio $1,215 14?, aIHr averaged 10s.

would be realized 1 to the am_ Jacksonville, December 19.-Markets
TH! Citizen's repo ntative took a have held on to the slight improvement Our Jacksonville office, No. 94 West Bay 8t..i. now open,and shippers desiring
look through L. I P. \\Yhoot garden a noted in our last bulletin and the averages market with arts or other information with regard to shipping, will kindly communicate

day or two :ago., He ban about half an during the |past few days have beena : me at that address.On .
acre in tomatoes and about an equal area little higher.Tangerines receipt of shipments of good qualities of fruit in Jacksonville, we will advance .
in eqi 14snts.| In each can? fruit is aj- have done fairly well on the from 50 to 75c. per box to those that request the same. Checks for proceeds
prottchiiiK maturity, and if frosts hold off best grades but the common grades are are mailed direct to every grower in Florida within 48 hours after the salo in New

two \vt'k longer 'ho will pet a fair return not wanted. York. I solicit your support and shipments.
for his outlay. A few tomatoes :Mandarins are in heavy supply and "In order to raise the standard of packing of Florida oranges, we propose to

were I liejfinning to ripen, and the fines selling low.Navels offer a prize of $100 to all that send .
were loaded with green ones. There are do not seem to attract much at-
several other gardens in this tention, even fancy stock does not command
which have reached I about the same anything like the prices that have Not Less than 300 Boxes of Orangesto

stage.-Orlando Letter in Florida Citi usually ruled at this time during past

zen.The tomato plants around Winter Haven Lemons are wanted l and fair .to good us this season. The winner win receive a certificate to the effect that his fruit
are said to be growing well. stock will sell well averaged the best gross result during the season, and in addition to that a check for
TKLEdKAMS. $100. This is offered wholly for the sake of endeavoring to raise the standard of

.w.Movement :3,000 lazes sobl to-day at 1.15 to 3.05, grading packing and careful handling on the part of shippers. The average at the
of Oranges. averaged 1.00. Navels, 2.00 to 2.25. end of the season will be carefully made out of each and every shipment that we
During the past week it is estimated Grape fruit, GOc to 3.00. Tangerines receive.. -
that 265,000 boxes of oranges have been to 2.55: for whole boxes: 1.05:; to 1.45 for Any correspondence directed to New York will receive prompt attention.

shipped! out of the State, of which 90,582 halves. Big demand. Market advanc- Very respectfully,
l boxes were carried oust by steamers. ing. *
The lihu Thomson cleared Sunday for Sale to-day 1.15 to 2.05 average 1.58; E. L. GOODSELL,
New York with about 6,000 l boxes> and fruit showing much decay.
the South Portland the same day clearedfor Car sold today, fair fruit but unsound, No. 94 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla., ,>
Philadelphia' with about 13,000. I averaged 1.67; market stronger.Car and No. 103 Park Place, N. Y. City. :'
The Fruit Exchange l officers report' 392}:! sold 1 35 to 2.00 averaged I1.00, Sr r..
that tltey have handled during the week some marks very rotten. Lemons very
about 25,000 boxes. After the shipment poor, 2.20. Tangerines 2.10 to 3,90.!) THE DEER ISLAND NURSERIES,

advertised l for Liverpool! ) )December 22d! Sale to-day 1.25: to 2.05,and 450 boxes Of lice at Oakland, Orange Co., }O la. .
they will ship no more to )England: ex- averaged 1.05. Some decay, market is
cept itch AS an ordered to be sent to higher.
that market. Three cars gold today 1.40 to 2.15, averaged : CITRUS AND OTHER FRUIT TREES
The Clyde line carried out about 3,000 1.73, 2.01 and 1.92\) ; market firm. ,

bales of ootton, and :.T>0 bags of wool ; Car 3748 averaged 1.42unsollnd\ ; demand Ornamental Plants, fca, at prices to suit the times. Write for quotations on anything .
1,4R8 i jiaekages of vegetables have gone active for sound fnut. I

out by steamers. Car 1920 contained too many large you want. ____ ___
-. -- -
---- -
----e-- sizes, averaged 2,00.Car2182n'crngt'tl.
Fruit Exchango Bulletin 1.72, large fruit and times as much business as we did last toes, crate, 1.50 to 2.50; green peas, 1.50
decaying year in the corresponding period. And to 3.00; beans, 1.50 to 2.50.
JACXI-oV ILLS:, Dec.l5.-Prices m Ince our that could
LIVERPOOL 8ALE we can truthfully assert we PALMER, Rivcxnuno & Co.
J last report have advanced from 25 to :35j Xext shipment for Liverpool leavesJncksol1'Ule have done 25 or 30 per cent more business .
j IM'r: box, the demand i is more active and if we could have sold the fruit in
Dec. 22. Sale P" !. 16 ranged In the December number of Flori
sales would IK. much
average higher Jaclo-onvillo instead of being obliged, to
from 11 to 15 and averager l4s.
were it not for the decay which is still ship it North. Growers are learning to da Life, the new monthly magazine

more or 1 lew prevalent. We are, however, E. L. GrOOdseU's Sales. regard with just dread the transportation published in Jacksonville, is an arti
glad to notice that this trouble has decrwiKed charges from Florida to the Northern cle from the pen of B. W. Partridge,
1 to a considerable extent and wobojK Florida oranges: lyjflTwith m pleasurethat cities: 40, 60) or GO() cents freightage cuts of Monticcllo. In it he describes the
\ the season of decayed fruit is about I report a very much more active a big hole in a one-dollar orange, whereit
over We have )papal! through a period market on these, and with average re- would not he particularly noticed 1 in a effect of the drouth in 1891 on Lake
of lamp muggy and warm weather, suits that will be more satisfactory to the two-dollar orange. I\I Miccpsukie, one of the largest lakes
\hk'h undoubtedly had much to do with hipl>er than has been the case at any We hope soon now to inaugurate auction in Middle Florida, when about 6,000

the boor) condition of shipments during time this sea on. December 11th, 750 sales in Jacksonville, which have .( acres of water became dry land for a
the t ft4. six weekH. boxes Florida fruits, oranges 1.50 to DOc{) \ ; heretofore been impossible for the simple I The of
spell. rainy season 1892
Of nurse we look for the usual lull in tangerine, half boxes, 1.20 to <'5c. Dc- reason that the bidders are not here.I I
the fruit trade following the holidays, cembcr 14th, 1,300 boxes Florida fruits These are not flush times and oranges jjo filled it with water again. Mr. Partridge
but it i itt too early to form an opinion M part arriving ex fc*' Seminole; navels, Hut when things are at theirsvors conceived the idea that the lake couldbe

to what we can expect} l between! Christ. :3.10; orange, bnghtH and russets, 2.10 to they must mend, and the mending; drained by boring holes in its bot
mss and January 10. The weather will 1.25 tangerine, half boxes 1.65 to 1.10.
; has already begun. On some good fruit tom, and organized a company to try
have more or I lens influence on the fruit California shipments have ceased. On recently shipped we netted the grower it. examine
It-l0\'tMtt-ltRt, but with open weather we Monday we held the closing sale of the about $1.20 f. o. b. at his station. Russets Experts were engaged to
pee no t't'OSOn'Ia)' fruit .should not begin season so far as any large sale of Almeria are still in the lead. and report on the plan, and the result

to move freely about Januar|.i, and if the grapes Is concerned, which showed an As soon as we can open our auctionswe was the company had bored anum.ber
fruit earries well wo hope to see much advance in prices of about 25c per look for a decided increase of business !. of holes in the bottom of Lake

better rwults than have lo renired up against the previous ottering We hold as some of our beat' I patrons have Miccosukie, and the water is rushing
to pretit time. the record as regards the top price of the written that they will ship no fruit until down through them via a subterranean
TKLEGKAMP.! reason, the same l being 13.75 per bbl., we can engage to sell it here.
but generally speaking the results have passage to the gulf. In a few months
Oar 2164
averaged 1.50
Some lot. quite) rotten. per box. been of a most unsatisfactory! character, Latest by Telegraph.New they expect to permanntly drain the
and will mean great hardships to the lake and thus recover 10000 acres of
Satan to- fraH- Sold 70t% to 1.60, with an average Spanish; grape growers.Jacksonville .. brights, selected sires, 2.25 to 2.50; choice valuable land."Eightythree.
of 1:12.: Good fruit wanknl. lines, 1.75 to 2; average; lines 1.50 to 1.75; .
Cur 2i9S sold for (060, and averaged 1 Fruit Auction Com russets, 1.50 to 1.75; tangerines, 1.50)() to fine dwellings," says

1.80. Weather very cold. pany's Bulletin. 2.50; mandarins, 1.00 to 1.50; grape fruit, Secretary Fox, "have been erected
Cur 3S0 averaged 1.27. Market active, Thogi. U. Towns says: 1.50 to 2.25; lemons, 1.00 to 3.00; cukes,
& Loan
Ocala Asso
Kjv go higher.Crs Up to December Itfth\ we had done a per crate, 2.00 to 4.00; egg plant, per bbl, by the Building
180 aDd 972 seW 1.26 to 2.60j; a\. little over 500 boxes more than three 4.00 to 5.00; boxes, 1.50 to 2.00; toma- ciation.

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Buffalo Fruit Auction Company's navels, 1.85 to 2.05; boxes grape fruit, conduct and carry on a general merchandise
Sales. 1'Oto _).o.VXcs!': lemons I 2.15 toQ"r.:. business; and to do all such acts and things as
may be properly connected with its general business
Buffalo N; Y.. Dec. 14.-Wo December 13-2,100 boxes of orange*, including the purchase( the plaut, fixtures
1.05 to 2.GO; boxes navels, 2.30; half boxes and good will of any person or persons. firm or
pleased to report that our market is still tangerines, 1.10 to 1.25 half boxes firm engaged In any of the above mentioned
; man
doing well, and prices realized during lines of business. .
85c. Dec 15. ; boxes
thepa l ten days considerable! in advanceof ARTICLE III.
1.15 to 3.05; boxes navels 2.00 to 2.25:.! ;
most other markets. Very sorry to report boxes Section i. The capital stock of this corporationshall
that the fruit is still coming forwardin grape fruit 1.55 to :3.00; boxes tan I he Twenty-five Thousand ($ dollars,
condition but gerines, 2.20 to 2.55:; ; half boxes tanger: divided into Twenty-five hundred ((aoo) share, IIN v
poor as Florida oranges ines i 1.05 l to 1.70; half boxes mandarins of the par value of Ten (Jto) dollars each.'
and lemons am in first-class demand, BOo to 00c. Section 3. All stock han be paid for in (full in

prospects) arc now that as fruit is arriving ---- -.- Cash when issued; and all stock issued shall be
non sstswble.
in better condition, prices will advance For Sulphate of Potash. ARTICLE IV.
considerable at once.
We have a large of Section i. This corporation shall continue for a
Dec. 12.-Sold for the account of the supply Sulphate of term of fifty from the commencement of
agents of the Florida Fruit Exchange, 1'otasbl48 to 52 j per cent., and more to its corporate exigence.

one car of orange*, condition fair, 1.35 arrive in January, at $27 per ton, cn h. ARTICLE V. Shortest U lilC eSte

to 2.00, average, 1.00; and one car in We import this direct and can make low Section t Tho business of this corporation

poor order, mostly russets, 80c to 1.05, est possible prices. Also Sulphur from shall bo managed and conducted by a President.
first! hands. Write for and circulars a Hoard of three Directors a Secretary and
average, 1.39; and two cars for other prices Treasurer and such subordinate officers and

tippers>> averaged 1.25 to l.GO. About I to agents as may from time to time be provided for. Most AttractiveROUTE

1,400 boxes, good and bad, mostly all of WILSON & TOOMKK, Section 2. The Director shall be chosen annually
by the stockholders at the annual meeting oft
which showed more or less decay, averaged JACKSONVILLE, Fi.,\. t htockholders to be held at a time and place to be
1.51. Florida oranges in barrels fixed by the Dy-laws. The election ol Directors

average,; 2.70; grape! fruit, 1.50 to 2.60; NEW YonK, Dec. 18."loritllnmnJes shall be by ballot each stockholder to be entitled<<:
: teas .
many votes as he own 'huresof Mock
tangerines, 1.00 to l.GO per half box; have arrived! freely and market has The l>President Sf'ctdaryaud Treasurer .lui.11 be 11ETWEEN -

mandarin, 75c to 1.25. shown no improvement. The recent rUcted<<: annually by the Hoard of Directors at a
meeting of the Hoar to be held at a time and Florida Points and the North.
storms in
Florida which
.slightly, injured place to be fixed by the Ily-law
St. Louis Dec. 18.-Orange*. Beet much of the crop, together with unusually Section 3. Until the officer elected at the first THE
offerings from first hands in car lota. find wet weather there has caused. the fruit election of officers hall qualified the buint'Aof +
fair sale at 1.40 to 1.05 box. Selections to arrive in this corporation shall be conducted by a Hoardof
per very poor order, and the Director consisting", of Albert W. Webber, Florida Central and
'and re-packed l on orders Hell as follows market has ruled low and uiihcttled. The Joseph J K. Sewell and Burton K Ilarrs, and by

: Florida brights; 2 to 2.25; golden fruit seems all right on the trees, but develops Albert W. Webber as President and futon K.

ruseett1,1.75 to 2; Mexican, 2.50 per box. decay one or two days after picking practicable Darrsa Secretary after the and completion Treasurer of the As corpora-soon as Peninsular

Tangerines-Fair demand: at 2.75 to 3 25 and upon arrival most every, box tion's existence the Hoard of Directors above

per box. Mandarins sell! at 2.50 to :3 per ,bow more or I lew>*, waste, and buyers are, named shall elect and appoint such subordinate
box. Grape fruit, 2.50 to 2.75 on orders. cautious and not disposed: to take hold officers and agents as may bo provided for in the VIA
-lawn, to
Hy serve until their successors' i are apr
Pineapple-Supply light and demand except at very low pr l'CK. This: cause.a I tainted and elected by the officers chosen at the LUKE CITY MftCON
good. at 2.75 to :3 per dozen for extra and fancy bright to he sought= for, and such first election. ,

2.25 to 2.50 for So. 1. Egg; plant, 2.50 to rule firm on a basis of 2.00 possibly a ARTICLB VI.Section AND
3.00 dot. on orders; hands, 1.50 to 1.75 shade higher; while large: bulks of or- I. This Corporation shall at no time ,
ease cucumtarn Florida drag subject itself to an indebtedness, or liability exceeding
; dinary
,generally poor at 1.25 to 1.75 per box. Tw nty-tive Thousand ((115,000)dollars. -
25 to 60c; Louisiana, {lXc) ) per doz; lettuce, Shippers therefore would do well to se The names and residences of the sub) cn1>ers

3.00 to3.50 barrel; tomatoes, 3.50 to 4.00 lect stock very clo:*ely. Tangerines and 1 of thee article are Albert W. Webber Burton Nashville St. Louis and ChicagoWith
crate. Mandarins also neglected I unless K. harts and Joseph K Sewell, all of Jacksonville -
fancy: Fla. but one change of .1 connects
The very low price oranges command and the name may be aid of grape fruit. The foregoing Articles of Incorporation are also Atlanta for NKW \' cJcr'l KANMAH

continues to surprise the trade. Prices Oranges Florida brights, selected, 2.00; adopted and signed this"att day ol November, CITY. The Florida Central and I'cn Insular

can't be advanced, however, in any grade bright*, best lines. 1.75 ; average lines:' A In D witness iS 3ln the whereof city,of we Jacksonville hereunto ,subscribeour Florida. has tho nearly ?U) miles of track running tbrougb

of fruit, and the receivers here, as elsewhere 1.37 to 1.02; nisMtt, } prime, 1.()(}; inferior names Tubnrcn ltn/ttnt,

are largely at the mercy of buy 75c to 1.25; Tangerines, 1,50 to 2.50; Man ALBERT W WEIUIKKI Altfck t-'nrtnlntf unit Ittttry, .tlertlon

ers. Oranges are going direct by car load darins, 75c to 1.50; lemons, Florida, 1.00 Ht'KTON R f\\'RLL.K IIARRH I/r/tngr, ltaann.I'nictt,ami unit fitrttirbrrry rtnnipi Country jMtnta, ,

now from Florida to man)' smaller totvns to 3.00. H II PniLii, Attorney. 1'honjthntn Itrll.Ha .

than fhlpperu ever sought before, and! Florida vegetables in fair supply- and -- ---- tlif tillrrr ."'/ ""',/ n MI!
the result is a smaller area to distribu selling well when of drsirahlo other Flu tSrrttrry 1 .
The flrrat lluntlna' .
tion by the principal markets and lend but poor lots are very low. String: ; bean INCUBATORS&BROODERS the .,!0 t Country.Itmrhru ,.,I f'fif,..(fI 11 ran ml*.

ing jobbers. Th j many new firms who when choice cxxc! 2.00), but 1.50 to 2.00 tL" Brooder only lUwt and cheapest for Ha the host lands) for tillage Jrft'fttclt1Iri.

went to Jacksonville, Fla., heretofore covers most wiles" and some which will 1| !OMIt fur*mlam.j I.WJtNtilDoni"I.IJ4tD' ety of soil m tho State, and above all

ing business in other cities-mainly not bring freight are not accepted :tat l O.S.SINGER( Box iX Ctrdlngton, 0. Runs over the Central Rldffeland

branch houses-figure in a significant sold by transportation! company toward Where It Is High and Healthy.

way in the general distribution of Florida freight account. Given peas: about all BOWLING' I GREEN ACADEMYWorld's I'mspwmustowns flit Its rnut, and) offers
IJeHt freight facilities for
oranges: this winter. A number of I poor; fancy would hell high.:. Egg: plant >*' the Northern market Sent for any tho produce popular to
Florida growers-the more southern ones ha* t steadily' declined under freer receipts.: B.Kus.frees, Va.-OpensS.M.hh. ThorongheQnl song--,
+ment.careful tratnlnl'nnMoall 1",1 h..Jth nxorJ'!
1 less ( to frost! -declare they, won't Tomatoes in limited demand union of siwoutsir.edomfromhsnqitod.nU unifonah-. ) "" <':. "MY FLORIDA HOME."
their .... _
c..nfa1. .w..Hna..U.rt. 31.A.r..r1 ..
ship fruit at these price" and are good r quality. Cucumbers, crates, 1.00() to "' with Its spirited words and beautiful music

waiting till the rush is over-towards the 3.00; egg plant. bbl, ".00() to 5.00; lox, :!.oo descriptive of an actual Florida )Home and
Fair which is Rotten up In elegant,, stylo-Hlx
middle' of January., to :2.50? ; green peas, crate, 50c)() to 2.50; Highest_Awards. full slatt l l bt8t mimic pai)containing pavesof also
P. M. KIEI.Y.PitUbunr. lettuce, bbl.. 2.00) to ......0trill'; ': I beans: Medal and Diploma a picture) of a home In Florida and a hunting
crate, 50c to 2.00; tomatoes, bushel crate, on our INCUBATOR and scene. It is mailed on receipt 10 cents (In
BROOOtR Combined. stamps to i 1)1)1 oxpente of distribution.)
1)l'C. 14.-J. II. Seward A. 1.00 to 2.00-Harry's: Price Current furl Rplnhlnfl; e P ss Send BOO for tho boat map of Florida (sent
t"! ..
gold free.) lu(1110t tttn towna runtiL
Co. for account of Florida Fniit Ex- .
U.u;l ;.;.;.;.-.h.h.-h: .It -- -- -
change and others, 2,041 boxes Florida 1,SS......._II.I.. M wp I.wl 'T"q r..1 CtMI A.O 91AcIONRLL.a.1'A.,
I 1 "
FLORIDA HOMESEEKER. 'tl'fio mttlnfiM.(iTtMvtlMfci* j sonas \ :. Jacksonville .'Ia.
oranges, tangerines mandarins and grape] Kvltrj Cvlivre. AJJm* -
fruit. Oranges 70c to 1.00; tangerines -RelisolelncubatorandBrooder..! T Co. Quin' Ill

1 to 3.75 per box; mandarins 80c\ to 2.50; Published at Avon Park the model colony of The Florida Central &
iruit 1 to 2. South Florida, only 50 cents a year. '
grape Oranges continue to STRAWBERRIES!
show plenty rot 50 boxes lemons 3.00 to tf O.1..Publisher.CKosflV, Peninsular R. R. Co.
FRUITED thoe< Seuort
&.30. --- the L ana h
Boston, Dec 11.-Florida' NOTICE is hereby riven that the undersigned a perfect: bloomer wrl'M Offers to Shippers
oranges at therttndayof December, 1893,apply \ firm ,
thrifty yields lane ,
87ic to}1.50 to 1.80; tangerines, per I>> half box 50c the to tho following Governor Charter-of Florida: { for letters patent on I ..J .tn<| flue ftnvornl+ 1 tifrrtex.crop and goad I la the sizl.ini UMkiwwrn. t The Shortest and Quickest Route
; tangerine, ? quarter box lOc
l per
The t1 For .
mandarins 55c undersigned hereby associate themselves iJ'JtCJI' plant A4Jdr s.I ETWEJ.N:
to 60c
per half box; grape together and become a body corporate under and
fruit I 1.30 to 2.50.)() by virtue of the laws of the Mate of Florida and I c.: T. ntmmE, st. Luis, i* FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN

Dec. 13, II. Harris &: Co sold Florida do adopt the following Articles of Incorporation THE EAST AND WEST.With .

oranges at 1.25: to 2.30; tangerines, half ARTICLE I. "" Improved Ventilated Cars this com-
boxes, 87ic to 1.371; mandarins, half Section i. The name of this corporation" shall B. W.\ STONE & CO irony is better, equipped than ever ever to
boxes 75c to be "The Orange Growers' I'nkm. handle the Orange and Vegetable Carps, and
1.37J. Section a. The general office. and principal, THOMASVILLE CA. insure cUMtevomiectionsand' prompt despatch
place of business of this corporation shall be in f FREE A guide to nuccefl-!. to all f.+csleru and Western XarkoM.

Liverpool, Dt c. 4.-Woodall & Co. the city of Jacksonville, Florida but such branch -...... rul! commercial fruit
offices and places( bueineas may be established ___. : \,: culture at tho {South of pears, Through cars to destination with
unto to-day, 20,500 cones Valencia offered as the Directors may from time totimedetertuine ::- .. p.umsp f':1cht: >)".etc. Wholesale out change or delay.
to-day Good, 420t, 5s 3d to 7s; I upon.
large, 420s, 10s to 1 IOn 3d; large 714, 7s I ARTICLE II. sad- shlpi-ern Perishable advi freight M time followed by jriro and
to 8s 31 superior and selected Section i. The general nature of the buintutobetranMC'tt'd no Bubstitutlons hence none imMlnir various Juno
; tion
420s: 7a cheaper. Send for(tee ftoints and arrival at destination.
by this catalog
91 to 11s; large, 420, 12s Od) to 14s 9d; general mercantile and manufacturing corporation shall btmneM be a All claim. for overcharge* and loss prompt-

Florida, 8s 6d to II* 3d; Hnuiliait, 12s designed and intended toakl Hs..tuckhoMer and I Acme flbfelEuropean ly adjusted.Sea .

3d to l 138:. (kt; Jaffa*144-152s. 7s 3d to 8s; others in the production, sale and disposition of l that your Broods aro marked
100s, 78 9d to 8s 3d. fruit and vegetable products. The corporation ,, via F. C. & P. R. R.
shall have power to buy market and sell, and to Plan.
J. N'. JOHNSTON. receive' and sell on commission vegetable and AY'. Ill. "". /toy St., Ja"mf'Uu, Fla dersljrnwl For Information call on or address the un-
and other fruits to manufacture for :
oranges ; sale
New York December oranges and other fruits and vegetables into Ut't porwd with finely I furnished apart- C. fc.: TA vr.on. Trav. A'irt Ocala Fla.
11.- pool t wines preserves and other product, to manu mentA, with dean, nice l ciK! SOc to $1 n IV\. P'.XlSRjyHl1"1-, Orlando.> Fla.
Day sold! 1,700 boxes. Oranges, 85c to facture buy and sell fertilisers and the various KH- day ouch jn. Good; l dining W' BUvVSH! ) ,Inv' !**. I.a-Iburg, Fla.
J i iwr room FlTLLHILTrar '
material used in the AVt.
215 half boxed packing and of :
; tangerine 90c to 1.40 shipping
half boxes mandarins ; Vegetables and fruits; to bwttd and operate packhouses 111 3RW4 blo., k with iHodt-rnte prices. Or N. S. PKXNINOTON. Traffic MahaVerlW.

OOc to DOo; boxes ''n mills and canning establishments; to U. L. CIIADWIOK. n. rLEA3ANT8GencJrlFrtlgbteAjt! ..



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chronic erysipelas! : etc. They are also ail best Kentucky Tobacco Stems, write
A STRANGE CASE. ? >ecifia for troubles peculiar to females, FOR ?* &TOOMKR,Jacksonville:. Irla.FLORIDA'S .

Hich m! suppressions; irregularities, and advantages for Investments,
THE PECULIAR DISEASE WITH nil forms of weakness.Dr. Estate Journal," Arcadia, Fla.

WHICH A YOUNG MAN Williams' Pink Pills are not a patent ; '1.00 per year; sample, with state map, 10 cents

WAS ATTACKED. medicine in the tense tlmt name imtHeA. L 4-zrtZfll

) They were first compounded as a FANCY PIGEONS-Bought,sold and exchanged: :
". ,r'wefatAFTER".JI. for what you want. Stamp for reply
Frit MM Though IIvu. Jlrlnir. S..ra..s! prescription' and used! as such' in general LLOYD GaAMTLady! Lake, Fla. 7-25-521

.nct! Intern Ie" a Cat-llo\v lie practice by an eminent physician. So TENNYSON. -- -- .
wan Cur..I. groat wan their efficacy that it was deemed ANIMAL MEAL makes hens lay. Write to 8.
1 wine to place them within the reachof "Ilreak1! Break! Break! Ormoud, Fla.,for information.
Not long ago the tnlitor of the Coast And murder my stock said he, I
all. They are now manufactured by 1 Oh, ''twould bankrupt a saint to utter CUTAWAY: HARROW prices address B.tlHubbanl .
Gazette rottHved a letter which at flat the Dr. Williams' Medicine Company, The: thought that arise in me." Federal Point,Fla.,State Agent.

\VM decldodly puzzling. It contained nl"@f'Yeef Schoneetndv, N. Y., and! Hrockvllle, Ont., IO-21-lf
"Right here, i if I lire till spring, .
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from the editor of the PLOUIDAFARMKH ) and are sold. in boxes (never in loose I'age Woven Wire Fence you will see, -SALK or exchange one four-year-old bull!!,

<< AND. FKUIT UHOWRK to interview form by the dozen or hundred, and the For the money I've lost ou barb" wire, FOR Durham, half JU 1t;and one bull call,

11'. 11. llyne, of ]Holly 11 ill, on the subject } public are cautioned against> numerous' Will never come back to me. half Jersey,from a four-gallon cow. : CJlA" W.

of Pink 1'illw, and what he know imitations ,hold in this shape) at f>0 cents PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.. Adrian CAMPBELL,,SR., Ocala Marion. Co. ,9-1J-I t....

about thorn. The editor was not familiar n box, or Nix boxes for fJJ.50, and may be Mich. POND NURSKRY.-Satsuma of" OraDiiTrees
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with Pink Pills, hut knowing from the lad of all druggists, or direct by mail ,the.hardiest in the world,on five-year: \"*
from Dr. WilliamMedicine Company Belleview Soft Phosphate old trifoliate stocks; wilt bear in one or two
letter that there wus HrtnctliiiiK interertitklirhind -
years. JAB. P. DEPASS, Lake City, Florida.
from either address.
it all, he determined! to iitvei:,ti- Host fertilizer oversold in Florida for _9-3-16 j ,
**--- -9- -i '
gate. Mr Jlyne was found with hiM HMI' That Gas LImo Analysis. fruit trees and vegetables. ORANGE GROWERS : I am,.agent fort the
putting] the finishing touches to one of Sizer,made, and a Fertilizer
Kditor Farmer and Fruit Grower: Distributor that will for itself in *
the handsome new hour at Kidgewood pay one season.
Wiite for prices, etc C. A. BooKS, Orlando, Fla.
In reply to article of November
and street my
avenue Daytona Price reduced this season to five j8-ajs-i6t

Catching a moment when the father 4th I see the Paine Fertilizer Company dollars per ton in Carloads. SAL8forashtimeortrdeorangefruit

quit polishing: the ceiling: with hib hove published a long and elaborate *UOR> and timber lands. K. RUULEY, Keuka groves,,

trowel and descended more material, defense with made Professor Fla. 3-11-16t
an analysis by
the scribe approached the subject and Pratt. In this DRIED L OUISIANA GRASS-(ixwpoJum plat( ycau e),
asked> him to kindly) relato his experience regard to the bestpermanantpasturegrasforElorida.Cuttings .

with Pink ]'ills. analysis I will say, with due respectto GROUND at 11.25 a barrel, f.o. b. W.H. POWERS,
Fla. 6-24-
Lawtey, let
"Oh! Pink Pill, is it? All right, only all interested, that I don't think ..

it f.le my on here, "'. II. H'I1lJr.., that that just the way it was taken would I SACKED. Till 1 LA K on KLANU sour or"NURSK grapefruit Rl US-For roots.h:A C/trus com*:

you want to I" muster or be satisfactory to the plete stock of all standard varieties;of Orange
So the you man, tho top of whose! pass and Lemon Trees, making. a specialty of the
head was ncranuig the ceiling, which hits public buying and using the goods.In Write for full particulars to SEEDLESS Pomelo, and the Seedless Tahiti Lime,
[ fact all know that it is the with 75,000 Grape Fruit Seedlings for grove letting *
father missed )v two inchef! came down we not CTUTTIFlJ also Japan Chestnuts, Japan Persimmons,..
from the scaffold with a smiling face and way the commercial fertilizers are C. 0. OV11 jl Loquat Plum, Kelsey Plum and other deciduous *
cotHtnenmi. trees and plants. C. M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polls=:
for the dealer hand in y
analyzed to a
*4I will chet.rful1r.tell cjqwrienee General Manager, Jaakscfwllle' Flo. Co.-, Florida.- _- ___ __ ll-4-l2tf- -- i
you my sample to the chemist to be analyzedand FINK SOIL for Fruit, Truck or General Farm
Pills if wi h..ou
with Pink
you acres, high and fertile as cleared, 15
see, a year ago, I JlUJ all drawn up with the result accepted as a correct .' Cl .YT-A- If'OUD 'OL UMX. cultivated: ; on public road; H mile tonchool,

aching {pains all over me. Folks stud it analysis of all that is sold. Of courseit ..._ --, -.-.- --------- -_._- postof&ce and steamer dock on Ude.watatlnr;
To insure insertion in this column, advertisements aK miles to F. N. R.R.;neighbors right and left.
and the other but whatever
this that
wag may be all right and straight but must be accompanied; by the Money. Exceptionally healthy. Have another farm near;
it was I felt m if 1 wan an ei ht-- the public would not be willing to accept Advertisement must not exceed fifty word and will sell the above on easy terms, at a nominal
year-old chronic rheumatic patient, or Postage Stamps received in payment. price, to one or more desirable settlers.
it that way. The above company Count every word,including name and address. Shipping facilities, rail or water. Address Investigate -
had of break bone fever.Both .
a persistent i tMege .. ... _. care 1'. lit F. G. 11-4-41
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have offered furnishme
both phoulderti kindly
leg*, anus, -150 Orange Tree, four-year old
and every joint in me would ache and more of the lime free of charge if WANTED(I'arsou Brown Preferred), on sour WANTUD-A.purchaser for t,MM Thrifty:Year-

kept aching until I felt sure I was to bea I will experiment with it and report stock. Address, with lowest terms, C. G., lAdy Pear Trees, 3 to 8 feet atSJS.oo
Lake, Fla 12-23-it per 1,000 B. W, Partridge, Monticello, Pla.uiStf .
miserable cripple the re*'t of my life.! results but I have
to them now so ---------- ---
"Didn't I have the blues! Here I -
wan FOR SALE-Choice liudded Trees of leading
little confidence in the stuff that I
only )18, racked with joint torturing pnin .* of Oranges, Lemons and Grape BEST BARGAINS in Florida I Fine o-year-old

that could not cure, :and all the pleasure! don't care if I never get the two tons Fruit., Fla.For prices, address! D K.TURNER,i2-2j-st Lakeland and Phosphate young to Lands.f grove Send; first for
gone from life. shortage that I applied for last spring, --- ------- .,"*J. L. Derieux,'Lakeland, Fla. n-iS-fit.
"If a few drops of rain fell on me, if !since 1 have had time to give it a ONE LARCH NATIVE COW,grade shorthorn, -- -
male calf three months old, f. o.
little breeze struck me, if the weather practical tent, which is worth more to at Tallahassee $21. WM. n. SCHRADER, Waver RAVYCANK MILL, 13-Incb: .3 rollers; geared
changed 1 a few degree, I would feel as if ly tock Farm, Tallahassee, Fla. 1i-1s-It AA for steam power. Could use hors power.
me than all the analyzing otherwise.Still Crushes extra dry and fast. Also, Cook (Evaporator
I had been fetretched! on a rack. In the ---- ------ ------
and iron furnace. Also first-class z6-incb
morning 1 would 1x5 ax! 4ifT and sore all I believe that chemistry and agri OACRIFICK! To change: blood. I will sell my .I French Buhr Stone,corn or graham flour mill.

over. At night when I should ret't from culture should go hand in hand. ** fine registered male, Milo Martin, No. atop Low price for cash W. C. LARD, Lawtey J Fla.
American Jersey Cattle Club Herd Register, allow la-a-at
my day'B work, those pains would go at GEO. WILLICOMIIE.I figure. Write WM 0. SCIIRADRR, Waverly

me at hammer and tongs and pincer DeLeon Spring. Fla. Stock Farm, Tallahassee, Fla. 12-33-1 MACARTNEY Hedge Rose Plants and Cut-
faction, and I would\ feel l as if a blacktorn -- -- or sale. M. O'NEILL, Fairbanks,
Our correspondent enters into further 1O Camphor Trees, 12 to 15 inches. |t.oo; orJ&: PLa. 11.23.13t
-oat WWi clawing and gnawing me. '
**' 10 Loquat'8 to II i.oojor;
You what kind of time I details as to the condition of the Giant .' 8 to 4*
can imagine a 5 12 1.00; ort 1OR SALE.-A few bushels of Sweet Potatoes
hsul lime when it reached him, the shortage Japan Sugar Date for'..00; or planting alJt'::A new and:most excellentkind.
hThiW'l1t and until I but this has 8 Common for l.oo. : One dollar per jbuahel. A, J.ALDRICII: ,
on on just got etc., no bearing on Delivered free by DESK ISLAND NURSERIES, Orlando, Fla.
tired of trying to live Hut one day I the inherent value of the article beinga Oakland, Fla.. 12-23-11

saw in a Canada paper) father takes, an --- --- Blood Poland China Boar, seven,montiT'
be settled between himself pURE
matter to
aceownt of a medicine called Dr. WilIfaHM EGGS FOR,Whiteand HATCHING Drown, ft t a dozen;ALBERT Lang- Florida grown, jSjoo. P. C,care For:
Pink Pills, relating .homo wonder and the fertilizer company, and we FRIKH. St.*Nicholas. Leghorns. 12-23-21 ida Farmer and Fruit Grower, Lawtey,Pla. -

II-25-tf __ ____ __ __
omit it.
ful cured they had made in New York therefore -- -- ---

State. I determined to try it, kill or FOR SALK-Orange and Lemon Trees on pURE Brown Leghorn *Eggs. Cheaper than
Have You Asthma ? stock. Write for prices to J. II. Stock the very best.ffi.oo for 13. R..
I should have riJ.ked the
cure- killingfor ;- TURNLEY, "Kxcelsior Nurseries' Lake Weir, PCDDT, Lawtey. Fla. ii-a -t6t
1 had! got to the point j where I didn't Dr. ]{. Schiffmann, St. Paul, Minn., Fla. 12-16-151 -
care much whether I lived. or diet!. -- -'-- -- -- $R 00 l REWARD.-I will pay this sum for
will mail trial of ScuIF'FMANN's -i "
a package ?
the best Recipe for manufaciurint'oranges
TRIPOLIATA for Hedges. Seedlings ia to
4 1 stint for of the pill, and the C
Borne! into a practical merchantable product
ASTHMA CURE free to 14 inches f. o, b., packed to carry long distance
long and short of it in, the first box did any fo.oo per thousand. L. R. KBRVAN, BURTON K. PARRS,Jacksonville. Fla. 13-2-41

IRe i o much (cood: I cent for more, and sufferer. He advertises by giving it Norwalk. I !-Fla. uctL: Cotton Seed Hull Ashes, Blood and Done',

than-well you know what a raging i away. Never fails to give instant re- CONFEDERATE MONnY-,, for i; Iso for.5: Ground Tobacco Stems. Agricultural Salt,

toothache or a boil i in, and how good you lief in worst cases and cures where v {500 for 10. Address P. O. Box 627, Portland Sulphur and all fertiliser material, write Wu>,
Ore. 12-15-41 sox=" &TQOMRR Jacksonville Fla. 12-2-31
felt when it quit torturing )'ou. That'sthe others fail. Name this and ..
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way 1 felt and 1 tell you have sucha paper WANTED.=300 Kumquattrees i : also a half-
vivid feeling of relief and buoyancy send your name and address for a STRAWBERRY Plants, ll 1,25 1.000; in tubs, fruited. Address, T. R.
.tandanl varieties
that I feel almost like a bird on the i free trial package.Mr. : 1.000,000 Hoffman, the great Southern berry;; TOWNS,Jacksonvjllt.I ___ ___ i2-o-4t

wi g.wDr. earliest, largest, finest. O. W. BLACKMAIL: WANTED-Citrus Trifoliata Fruit for getting
+ James: the nurseryman, Kittrell, N. C. 1x-16totBRONZR ; fresh seed alo. Address,
stating. amount you have and price,C W. Pox,
brought to this office this morning a Pruitland Park, Lake Co.,Fla. i.i6-at
Williams' Pink Pill contain in a Turkeys Pekin Ducks Indian Game ,
of fruit containing i -
fine specimen grape : Fowls and Eggs,at reason
condensed form all the dement necessary four seeds. As most varie-! able prices. Mrs. W. II. MANX, Mannville. Fla NURSERIES.- :
to (give; new life and riohne*pj} to the only r1.16tfFI.ORIDA Plums Japan Persimmons, Apricots, Almonds
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bleed and restore shattered nerves. Theyare ties ot this fruit contain about seven* "- w Figs, Mulberries, Loquats, I'ecan.a Sat-

an unfailing I for such diMa. was ty-five seeds this be considered a Fruit and Vegetable Growers do sums and Dancy Tangerine Oranges GrapeVines
fjteciflc! may you to know about Boston's reliable and Roses; prices reasonable:catalogue
oonKtor ataxia, partial iMralyii' >, t.YlkM' greatly improved kind.-Orlando Re- dealers? Send 10 cents in stamps or silver for a free. J. A. DANIEL, Prop., Glen St. Mary, VIE

dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheu- carefully! prepared list. Address FLORIDA INFORMATION rzi6trtyCASSAVA
porter. Co., 22 School St.. Boston I
mattan& nervous headache the after l f- ------.- Seed and Orange Wine for sale
fete of k grippe*palpitation of the heart, For Malaria Liver Trou- !1 1THRV PINK a (o 4-year orange and lemon buds state quantity wanted; plant cassava*"
pale and hallow complexions, that tired i at $200.00 per; they must go out of my any time.duriag winter. II. MRISLAHN, Apop-'
l grove.:: J. L. HER I EC*, Lakeland, Fla. 12-16-41 ka. Pla. 12-16-41
feeling i resulting from nervous prostration bleorlndigestionuseBROWN'S ; -_. ...

all disease* resulting from vitiated IRON BITTERS ; NIAGARA Grape Vines for sale cheap. 0 S. FOR best Kentucky Tobacco: Stems, write

burners in the blood, such as scrofula, t Ilas ngs. Fla. ia.t64t. & TOOMXR,Jacksonville. I'ta.THE .



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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 guarantee to
MAKE everything equal. .



BOARDS POINTS.Atlanta . Land Plo'Vs.








SAVANNAH LINE.Time Clyde Steamship Co.

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

between Boston and Savannah, 65 to 70 hours. NEW YORK, CHMHliESTON HMO FliOqiM EdNEI.

OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed

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

u..aQ6: ; ItLatt3lliS Both ways :

Between JaekBonville and New York: Pirt--cla.. $25.60 Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, tU..50; From New York. (TAJtDAHJ Y1Y>i.) From Jacksonville,
Steerage, 1250. (Pier 39, I;. R.) STEAMER Florida.
Jackfeenrllle and Boston : Cabin, J 77.00; Intermediate $11.00; Excursion, f47O< ; Steerage, $14.2S Monday Nov 3that 3 pm........."CIIEROKER".Sunday, Dec 3d,at 11:30: p m
The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to nail aa follows: Wednesday, NOT 29th,at 3 pm......ALGONQUIN,".... ...Tuesday, Dec 5th, at tyopm:,
Friday, Dec istt, at 3 pm..YHIAtSHR..Thurlday. Dec 7th,at :.ooa.
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Monday Dec 4th,at 3 pm..SHKINOLU.. ....... Sunday Dec loth,at 5:30: am
Wednesday, Dec 6th,at 3 pm.... ..... "IROQUOIS" ..... ...Tuesday, Dec nth, at 7XM: a m
(Central' or 90Meridian Time.] Friday, Dec 8th, at 3 pm........ "CIIEROKEE".Thursday, Dec Mth,at izjo: a mMonday.

Naroocll r....................................... ........ ..................Monday Jan lit, 12.00 m. Dec nth, at 3 m."ALGONQUIN".Sunday Dec l7thatllJOam'....., ...... ......... .Wednesday' Jan jd, 3.30 p.m Wednesday, Dec 13th. at 3 ;>>m..oo. "YKMAS3KK" ........Tuesday, Dec '19th at isoopm:
City of Auguftta .H".... .... ..... .Friday, Jan 5th, 4.ooam Friday. Dec isth, at 3 p m........ "SHMINOLK". .......Thursday, Dec azst,at i:. opm
Chat'ahu..r""" ........... ...................... ..Saturday. Jan 6th 5.00 p.m Monday Dec 18th,at 3 p m.......... .IROQUOI.Sunday. Dec34that 3:00: am
1auiaw City....................Monday. Jun Kh o.oop.m Wednesday, Dee Goth, at 3 pm....... "CHKROKKR".Tuesday, Dec hat 7.00am
City of lllrmiiiKlinni. ....... ..*............. Wednesday, Jan loth, 1.30a.m Friday, Dec 3 pm......."ALGONQUIN,"........Thursday, Dec 28th,at 9ooam
Nnroorlif*............................ Friday, Jan nth 900 a.m Monday. Dec 35that 3 pm. .. .. ... "YKMAsSKR" .... ..Sunday Dec 3istat uyoam:; .....................................Saturday Jan 13th, 9.3OLm Wednesday, Dec 27th,at 3 pm........."SRMINOLE".Tuesday, Ian ad,at ixxipm
City tar AiidiMta ....................r..................Monday, Jan ith, 11.00 ..01 Friday, Dec 29th, at 3 pm........ "IROQUOIS" .... ..Thursday, Jan 4th,at ijopm
C'lmttMlioorhre..............*......*...... .Wednesday 17th, ijop.m
KHIIVH City.......... ..... ........... ...... Friday Jan 19th .Jop.m
City of ItlriiiliigliMin .......Saturday Jan 2oth,4.3op.m ST. JOHNS RIVER LINE.
Nnroorlu't) ... ..................................Monday, Jan aid, 6.oop.m .
TallMliH*.fr,>...................*..... ... Wednesday, Jan ttth, 7.30 a.m -
City of Angara. ............................. Friday,Jan 26th, 9.00Lm For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
Oliattahuorlicn .................................. Saturday, Jan 27th lo.ooa.m
KHUHMM City................................................Monday: Ian 29th, *noon the St. Johns River.
City nf ItlruiincliHiii ...... ..... lI.etday.. an315t,2.oop.m t.

late, City. ..... ....Thursday, 4th, 3 Jop.m The elegant Iron Side-WhcelSteamers. .
City of Macoii .Thursday, Jan nth, .ooa.m "Oity: of J'oolrsonvlUe: ,"
late .
Jan i8th 3.3op.m
City or Macon .. Jan 25th 8.ooa.m Capt. W. A.SHAW,
"E'red'lc: "
(This Ship does NOT Carry Passengers.) Capt. T. W. LUND,JR.,

Deatioug .. ................... ................ .....I........... ..........Tuesday Jan 2d, 2.00 Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville daily except Saturday at 3.30 p.m., and from Sanford
Irrsoug............................ ................ ................... Friday, Jan nth, 8.3oa.m p.m daily except Sunday, at 9.00 a.m.
Irsioug........................... .... ............. .............. ........Monday, Jan :lJtI l,6.00 am 80UTII BOUND SCHEDULE.NORT1iBOUNO

THESE P STEAMERS Read down. Read up.
PALACE i.eaye 3.30 p m ............-:::::=:.: ... Jacksonville ...... ................. Anh'c 11-4'P ID
Connecting with the savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycrosa Short Line) offer to the ... 8.30 pm............................ ....l..1atka.............. .......... Laze 7.00gra
Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. ... .30 a ....... ........... Astor.............. .............. 2.00 P tn
Through Ticket and Bills of Lading issued to principal 1 points North, Hast: and Northwest iris 2.45 a 111..n........ ........................ St. praud.......................... 11'45 P tnIt
f Savannah. For information and rooms apply to 500a m ..............................Heresotd...... .................... It II..,a 1ft
J. P. BF.CKW1TH. Sol. Agent. W. II. LUCAS, Fla. Pass. Agent 6.00 am............ .................. Blue spring ...... .................. .. 11.00 aID
,. West Bay Street Jacksonville. 71 Went Bay Street Jacksonville Arrive.. 8.ooam .... ............................Sanford............................ 9.ooam
R. L. WALKKR.Agent C. G.ANDKRSON Agent 9.1.5 a m. ..............................Hn t e rile......................... It 9-yo a 1ft
New Pier No.M, North River New York. City Kxchange Building, Savannah Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents, LewiV Wharf. Boston. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 88 West Bay St., Jaoksonville
W. L. JAMKS. Agent 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia. 31. II. CI..YUIAssbtant. Traffic Green, New York.
I. t). HASHAGKN, Kastern Agent Sav., Fla. k Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadwa,. N. Y. Manager s Bowling
T11EO. T. KflKlt, Traffic Bowling Green, New York.A. .
A,DeW. SAM1'SON, General Agent, V..1{. ARNOLD Gen. Tray. Pass. Agt., JackaonTille Via S .
Passenger Agent, 5 Bowling Green, New York.F.
to6 Washington fcU, Boston. W. II. RHinT General
t*. Agent M. IlUN.MONiKH.: Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville Pla.
Per Ticket apply to S. & W. Railway office.
317 Broadway New York.
JOHN I. IKMVAKI), Florida Freight Agent,foot Hogan Street Jacksonville, Fla.
---- -- J. ..\. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville Fla.

WILLIAM A.- BOURS & CO. WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Qen'l Agents,
13 Mouth Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green. New York.

Drain Carden Seeds and Fertilizers PHILADELPHIA and FLORIDA STEAMSHIP CO.


We Handle Only the Best andj&lostjleiiablo Seeds. A Comple Stock of THE DIRECT PHILADELPHIA ORANQE ROUTE.

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour Bran, Wheat Grits, Meal, SAILING.Jacksonville DAYSFrom -

Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark. S.S.leaves South Dec.3093 Portland \ 4 it from?hrou Florida to*
A Trenton Wllkes-
STAT. AOKNTS FOR PURE S. S. Brlxham ? barre, Harrisburg,
GROUND BONE leaves Dec,1393 ,.- Buffalo, Albany,

Tggert-Allen Pertiliier Co. j NITRATE SODA S.S. South Portland -- bur Scranton', Blmlra Pitts-Syracuse
leaves Dec. 16/93 O Rochester.S. .

Star Brand Fertilizers HJiPr'MURIATE OF S. Brixham --
POTASH, leaves Dec. 21/03 E


Orange Tree and Vegetable KAINIT "Etc

Send These FERTILIZER.far Fertilizers Catalogue ban free.ftJ)superior in the market and atrial will convince.: I 35 cts per Box. 70 cts. per Barrel.

President. Vice-President. Excellent wharf facilities. Fast time.

i Cashier. CAPITAL $100,000. Assistant Cashier. Quick handling. Delivery in Philadelphia


JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, at Pier 8, South Wharves, in the very heartof

Respectfully Generalnking the fruit trade.*

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CORRESPONDENCE: INVITED. For other rates and particulars apply to |
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John L. Marvin, A.DII B.>ZEC'111OI1 Campbell, M. Chas. Marvin W. A. 5DMERVIbbE.0r E.IB. DIEKMAH.

Jas. P. Tallaferro T. W. Roby Judge R. B. Archibald,
W. B. Clarkson 'C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson, Florida Aff't, Foot Newnan, Gan'l M'g'r, IBS Dock St,
Dr. H. Robinson. John E. Hartrldtf. Jaoksonvlllo, Fla. Philadelphia Pm





THEIR CELEBRATED Brand of TRUCK PARMKRS SPECIAL produced first best crop of the year,and the patrons of this brand have< money out of their crops the past year Messrs. G. W. liigelow and N.J.Anderson,of Mushnell Fla.,started their crops of Watermelon into market the latter part of May.
Mr.BIOBLOW sold two can in New York,through Sgobel& Day,for$450.00 first car and$530.00 second car-The highest price ever realized in New York. He also sold one car in Boston,for
$600 and other cars at fancy prices. No Brand of Fertilizer Realized One-Third as Good Results. Write for full information regarding our different brands of Special Mixtures.T .

Ji" YOU CAN produce a car load( of fine early melons.from our Truck Farmers Special and sell at $:100 or over per car in Now York,

is it not more remunerative than using slower and cheaper fertilizers ?1 Let us figure : A car of early melons that cut well will bring

in New York at least $300. Deduct $140 (freight $110; commission, $:30;) and you will get $1CO net proceeds. But if you use a fertilizer

that is not carefully prepared or adapted to the crop and soil requirements of the State you get your melons into a Into market and aro

fortunate if they bring freight charges. Sahowo"cr., two Inter cars bring a total of $300, you have double freight, amounting to $220,
and commission $30, leaving only $50 as your net nrocccds.-OBSERVE THE DIFFERENCE!


By writing to us we can give you some valuable points on this subject and show you how to obtain remunerative crops. '<


fc2T- Wo give Remunerative Crops. Others furnish Theory. No. 50 West Bay Street, JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.,
Our Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime, prepared from O. S. Gas Lime, is giving splendid results Write for copies of the opinions of those who have carefully
tested'thifl article.
We place only those articles on the market that bring remunerative return Drop us a postal for our". ptcal Opinion( about inters u a 1'rofltable lit rt t mtnt."
ARCADIA PLA.. December ijth.I S.
The Paine Fertilizer Co..Jacksonville Fla.:
GENTLEMEN.have read with much interest Prof. Pratt' analysts of your O. S. C.Lime,reported in the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER of the 9th In5t. I purchased two tons of you about three
months ago and sowed it broadcast over two acres nf newly cleared up bay-head land. I have now growing over 4,000 cabbages, tsootomato plants several hundred egg plants,beets,lettuce, cauliflower
and onions all doing remarkably well all of which 1 attribute to the use nf your 0. S.C. Lime. Less than four months ago this garden was a wet swampy bay-head.' I have four acres now to clear
up and shall use a ton to an acre. Yours truly,
JOHN: Caoss.
Just received a cargo of German Kainit,also large quantities) of Potash and Nitrate of Soda and Western goo December and will cut under all prices. Drop us a lino for quotations. (Mention this paper.)
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QUEEN SUCKERSNow I I Morgan Spading Harrow.

ready for delivery.
J?. N. PRICE: ,

Box 449, Orlando, Fla.


Lorenzo A. Wilson. W. G. Toomer i







BENJ. N. BRADT, General Agent,
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9 H. J. BAKER. & BRQ.'SOrange USE ONLY FERTILIZER j jManufactured

by the
Tree Manure.

.. Fruit Special and Vine Tomato Manure Manure L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co., e

Potato and Vegetable Manure. OF PAWTUCKET, R. I.


Strictly Pure Ground Bone, Sulphate of Potash, No Others Give Equal Results.

Ground Tobacco Stems (Seminole Brand),
O. B. WEEKS, Stato Agent, Jacksonville, Fla.
Best Tobacco Stems. Canada
Kentucky No. K Itontwlrk Itlock.: Corner Hay and :Main Street
Hardwood Ashes Nitrate of Soda Send for Pocket Memoranda. Hook. .
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Cotton By Seed Barrel Meal or ,Ton.Sulphur Merchants1 1 Steamship Co


We Carry Everything in the Fertilizer Line, and Make : ) 5trs. (John B. Christopher

Low Prices and .
Prompt Shipments. am! KIlIiii Thomson

Are appointed' to Mil from Pier 30 North Hirer, every Saturday. Prom Jackwnrille every Saturday -
,to suit the tide
FOR CIRCULAR AND PRICES WHITETOOJVIEf Rate on oranges toe per box 6oc per barrel. New York pier i is heated by steam and b located
in the center of the fruit trade, ;1':
Rates from New York to Jacksonville are 20 per cent lower than ether line. Insurance S of
. WII1S0't{ & ?, i per cen t.
JnccsoJ.1"'V"ille F IcZ. General Freight Agent. l'inO..North I Iver,N.Y.
J.G.CHRISTOPHKR.GeneMraaagcr, Jftckiontillc Via.,

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