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:
March 23, 1895
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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


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First National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla. Bank Commerce, Buffalo, N. Y. Dun's and Brad- "
street's Agencies. High-Grade Sul. Potash, Bone,

Low.Grade Sul. Potash, Cotton Seed Meal),

I v sao; Everything for Florida. Established 1883.To Kainit and Muriate Potash, Tobacco Stems,

o To everyone Interested in plants, our Concentrated Tankage, Tobacco Dust

r n NEW CATALOGUE' for 1895 Blood and Bone, Tobacco Stems Ground,

0 j will be found invaluable 64 pages;illustrated,described and priced. Send
1 ,7 for it. It's free. Although the recent cold hurt much of our outside stock, Bone and Potash, Bone Black, .
we are able to fill orders for almost everything catalogued excepting Citrus
% W41. C Acid Phosphate, etc., etc.
a R1up A Specially fine line of Economic and Ornamental Plants

REASONER..BROS., Oneco, Fla. Write For Prices and Analyses of Corn Fertilizer.J


I In some parts of the country, at least, that THEY MUST HAVE AN EARLY ORANGE, or no FraudBunsFruitWrappers.?: POURS
Orange at all. They are also learning that BOONE'S EARLY is not only the Earliest,but Best By Pressing the Lid.Tea .
and nearest to a Seedless Orange of any now grown. Budded Trees o I this and other varieties _
now. for sale. Sample. oranges by mail for ice each, to pay postage. CATALOGUE FREE. .t.''.:': ;\
j Semi-Tropical Nurseries, Orlando, Fla,
I I Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may B _

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I of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto ,
i This plant a native of Braz 1, has been grown in Florida for several years and its popularity
1 has increased with general planting. As a substitute for Irish Potatoes for table use it is unsur ream as some unscrupulous dealers ,
passed. For a feed for stock, especially milch cows, it is very valuable;having been shown to supply. n k .
J double the flow of milk. t
I Our stock of seed cane went through the late freeze uninjured, and we now have a large OUR "FAIR AND SQUARE"Printed a

I btockonhand.Price, 30 cents per lb.;two Ibs. for 50 cents, postpaid.By in Iii
express or freight, not prepaid, per 100 feet $1.25;per 1,000 feet, $9.00. Wrappers are put up packagesof I ;a
1000 each and each Wrapper is and Coffee pots ofartistic design with novel
H. G. HASTINGS: Xs CO., S EDSrw: N. numbered, in printing, consecutivelyfrom method of pounng. Prices from$ to$17.25
each. Ask for them or send for illustration
Our 4o-page Catalogue free. I In te r I lac h o n, Florida. 1 to 1000. No one can \
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prices. Send for samples and prices FARMER'S' works Aucceacfully with .
(l,.L. i abcr. a uew Lauiogue rut x2,4-95 i ,recounts ij years experience with the eariy.prouuctiva and hardy satsuma orange, toTHE h, also Mill 4 t-,.
I anti the vi.oroug Citru trlfoliata 1 which without protection Stands the winters as far north as Washington,uninjured.' p., Grinding "

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orange. JERSEY CITY, N. J. .
grapes.apricots,olives,mulberries. ,pomegranates, ,almonds.pecans,Janan walnuts,Japan chestnuts,kumquats,ornamentals, '$
323 Highland, Ave., Atlanta, C.4oooo .
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fog AI CHES 1 l PLUM5. PEAFS* O KAKI 1 .wrappers. ...".

ra extensive axpeiimentalorchards and grounds,maintained lot the purpose at considerable expense,has
been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years and has amply repaid the outlay in the information afforded. CUldedbvresults :
obtained in our own rose pardons,we have selected and offer,as especlallvwell adapted to thecllmate of this region, FRUIT CLtJ33S.: ] .

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artistic Illustrations results with leading sorts| latest practice and best methods in culture and management. Send to $5 100 or $40 1.000. it
O. I. TAKER Glen St. MaTV. Fla, for new edition (enlarged and rewritten thronghnnnof the Catalonia of fits Write for Catalogue and price list. per per .

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with dangerous acids and alkalies. They produce good immediate results, and at the same time I

a are a source of future available fertility to the soil. They are compounded according to formulas ap-

t proved by-the experience and observation of twenty years. ,

Fruit and Vine Fertilizer. Garden Truck Fertilizer.
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'4b 'u..., Ammonia........ ... .................... 3 to 4 Ammonia............ ............. ...... 5 to 6 Ammonia ............ ..... ........ 4.50 to 5.35
Avail. Phos. Acid........... ........... 6 to 8 Avail Phos. Acid..... .... ........... ... 7tO 9 Availil.blePhosphoricAcid..8.2 to 9.0 ,
{tb .. Acid Soluble Phos. Acid...... .......... 2 to 3 Acid Soluble Phos. Acid.... ... .... .... 2 to 3 InlolublePhosphoricAcid...... .... i.oo to 3.50
tib Total Pho Acid........... .............. 8 to 10 Total Phos. Acid ..... .. .......... 10 to 12 Total Phosphoric Acid............. 9.00: to'n.oo
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Pure Ammonia...... ...;. 4 to 5 per ct. | Phosphoric Acid.........,. 20 to 21 per ct. | Equal to Bone Phosphate...... 44 to 48 per ct.


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ground easy. Three feet nine inch sections, four bars each.
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I for 'the last ten years, we speak from experience when we make ,the following statement : .

, That SULPHUR SOLUTION INSECTICIDE is by far,the cheapest and best preparation yet offered to the orange grower. :

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I i f It, has never yet been, Adulterated or Diluted in any form whatever in order to Lower the Price. as :

I other] Insecticides ]have been throughout] ] the] 'State, .

But is always uniform in strength and can be depended on to accomplish the purpose for which it was made. It can be' sprayedonthe :

*trees,. at any stage of growth, without injury to them or the persons using it. 0 "

", .: As sulphur will !not kill all insects affecting the orange tree, we have perfected another insecticide, known as Tar Emulsion, which

". ...: is very effective in destroying Aleyrodes Citri '(commonly known as the White Fly), also the Red (Spider (not the Spotted mite or Yellow

.;, 4 Spider:) ), and used in combination with Sulphur Solution it will give better results than any insecticide ever used. .

.'.. We have tested thoroughly the past two years ourselves, and know whereof we speak. .,
These insecticides have been used by some of the largest orange growers in the State and have given perfect satisfaction. ; \ T'. ';

.I -, References and general directions for using furnished on application. -

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Grove d d Orchard.I off the limbs or trunks above where the bud, for the present, but those be- green trees and shrubs in the vicinity
I a they are to be finally cut. With a low should be bent down or partly of the groves, such as feed and harbor; ',' '
j horse and a'stout rope, hitched to a broken, so as to throw as much sap the scale and fly. The freeze has also
i I TREES. single tree, haul the tops away to the into the sweet sprouts as possible. given diversified farming a boom,
I, sides of the grove there to rot and 'be Watch the new growth closely, andso which it is to be hoped will become a .
Best Treatment for Frozen Ones. returned as fertilizer later on. Nail train it as to make a widespreading permanent custom.
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: lour legs on to a box large enough to tree whose lower limbs are close to Heretofore, the loss of an orange I
: As many letters of enquiry concerning carry the tools needed and a bail to the, ground, phading its own roots, crop meant to many growers the loss :
: the best plan to follow to bring carry it by. Take a large sharp hand bringing much of the fruit within easy of a whole year's income, oranges being :
about an early restoration of our frozen saw, a sharp smoothing plane, a sharp reach, and allowing as little leverageor the only product asked of the soil. :
orange groves to profitable fruitfulness \% inch chisel, a pocKet knife and a swaying power to the wind as pos- Northern hay and oats for beasts, and '
f are being received by the writer, it. bottle of liquid wax made as follows: sible. If 'sprouts start thriftily- some the tin'cow and tinned fruits and vege-
brings the question to mind, are the Rosin, one; pound; tallow, two distance back from where a limb is tables largely supplied the orange- J 1
veteran horticulturists and the papersof ounces; melt and mix. Add six cut off, the stub can be left until just grower's table. We will improve on i\
the State doing their full duty to the ounces of alcohol after removing from before the summer growth puts out, that this year by planting ten times the :}
novices in this time of discouragementand the fire, and last one ounce of spirits this or next season, and then cut close, acreage of last season in garden vege- ;i
doubt? May not a little effort of turpentine. Put this in a jar or and the wound covered with wax. In tables, potatoes,corn,melons! rice, etc. ; !\
upon their part help to restore confi large-mouthed bottle with a round this way any rotting or unsoundnesscan And if the disaster has taught/us this !if
dence where it is now lacking, and paste brush run through the cork or be kept out of the tree. Renew lesson well, it will have been far from \\
save many valuable residents to the cover. I would say of this wax thatit the wax, if necessary, and strive to an unmixed evil. Mark Twain's ad- :, j
State who otherwise may seek to improve is by far the best covering for keep every part of the tree in sound vice-viz., to "put all your eggs in one :
their fortunes elsewhere ? Resi- wounds of trees, in this climate that I condition, and good trees and plentiful basket, and then watch that' basket," y:
dents' whose best interests are to re- have ever found. crops will soon be, yours again. will be entirely discarded, as far 'as '
main,and share in the prosperity thatis Having your tools in good trim, W. S. HART. the average orange-grower is concerned -
sure to follow when "The winter of proceed to a tree and test its conditionby Hawks Park Fla. i)
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our discontent is made glorious sum- a slight scraping or, if in doubt, -
mer by" full crops of golden fruit, on by a deeper cut here and there until How: Frozen Orange Trees Recover.A Formulas for Rot and Blight.In .' r 1
the more limited area of production, the life line is found, then saw away correspondent of the Country the pine-growing soils of, the j
and hungry markets take it all at good the deadwood, cutting somewhat at Gentleman writing from Orange coun- South Atlantic and Gulf States, whichare ..j
prices and "cry for more." an angle rather than square across. ty of this State says : .' almost universally deficient in pot- j
have' a )lurking suspicion that I do This sheds water better, gives a better A conserative estimate of .the loss, ash, plants and trees are troubled with I
not "know it all," but a life among healing,surface, as'wounds heal later- made by men_who own groves and various forms of rot and blight. The '
}. horticulturists, and twenty years study ally more readily than otherwise, and are watching them daily, is about as preventive, of course, is to supply the
of citrus fruit culture, have given me makes a stronger hold for the new follows: All trees under ten years needed potash; but where there is
reason to believe that there are some wood. It may also save an inch or old, except those in unusually favored not.time to do that, some one of the 1
points of value in the following treat- two of the sweet bud upon one side situations, are dead to the ground, or following formulas may prove valua-
ment that I am giving my own groves, of a tree and still cut away all the within a foot or so of it. These will ble : t
and .1 venture to offer it to the publicas deadwood' that may extend lower on have to be cut off and new trees Weed Formula.-In 1889, while at
! my contribution to the general the other side. Enough of a bud grown from one or two of the sprouts the Ohio Experiment Station, Professor -
fund.. Now is the time preferred for saved to get a thrifty sprout from is of that will spring from the live stumps. Weed experimented with potato
': cutting'back to good sound wood, or great value. In two or three years they will be blight by diluting this mixturea little
to where the frost marks are so narrow The profit in cutting first with an bearing again and worth as much as more than half, using six pounds of
I as to allow of quickly covering with axe is here shown by there being no before the freeze. You could not expect copper sulphate and four pounds of
new growth. My reasons for cutting splitting, or slivering, done by heavy that of northern fruits. Such a lime to forty gallons water, instead of
back so'far'and at this. time are : tops or limbs falling before they are sprout from the apple or pear would twenty-two gallons. This was appliedto
1. That every inch of leaf surface completely severed from the wood be- take as long to form a new tree as a number of plants besides potatoesand
that the tree makes, may be of 'permanent low. In cutting limbs, that are deadto from the original two-year-old plant- apparently gave, as good resultsas
value to the tree instead of hav- the trunk, try to cut to the live ing. But ,the orange under favorable undiluted mixtures. The same.for
ing to be cut away in the future, as wood that usually surrounds them, conditions, is a wonderfully vigorous mula was also successfully used in
for instance, ,where only a narrow even though it be some closer than it grower and the strong healthy roots 1890.
strip of live wood runs up a limb and would be' done in wood in normal con- will push out a sprout that in one Green Formula.-In 1891, Mr. W.
puts out growth that must be cutaway ditition. Now take the smoothing summer's growth will form a shapely J. Green, of the Ohio Experiment
later or be a serious injury to the tree. plane and bring all wounds to a head, and this will the second spring Station, used on apples, plums, cher-
Far better to grow good, sound thrifty smooth surface. Use the chisel where put out fruit buds just as the limb ofa ries, raspberries, etc., a still more di-
I trees,even it is necessary to cut at the you cannot get with the plane, and ten year old tree will. It is to all : luted mixture, viz: four pounds cop
ground to do this, than to foster a lot then apply the wax carefully over all purposes a limb. ,' per sulphate and four pounds lime to
of small, sickly twigs, on limbs that exposed surfaces. Have a man fol- As to the old groves, it is pretty fifty gallons of water, and obtained
are half or two-thirds dead and never low with some large cabbage palmetto evident'that the limbs up to one and very good results.
can be made thrifty. and strong. leaves and some wire orange box nails one-half inches in diameter are dead; The cost of the copper sulphate in a
2.1 cut now because I can do so with- and nail one or more leaves to the but the bark of the trunks and larger barrel of this mixtnre is less than one-
out fear of breaking away new growthand trunk in a way to shade as much as limbs is apparently all right; and if that third the,cost of that in a barrel pre-
can get at all parts of the tree possible without interfering with the proves to be the case, such groves pared according to the original for-
' : with ease and comparative comfort. growth of sprouts.I will give their lucky owners nice returns mula.A .
; Those who have trimmed trees a year wish to caution any who may haveto in the shape of cash during the special formula of the Bordeaux
.after a freeze has done them serious cut trees so low as to make it neces- next decade. Instead of hunting a mixture is, that London purple or
injury, will appreciate this point. If sary to grow a new trunk, not to allow market at 75 cents.and $i a box, the Paris green can be added to it, mak-
the trees are left unpruned until the more than one sprout to remainfor limited supply will bring twice or ing a combined insecticide and'fungi-
new growth gets well started they that purpose. unless they are to be three. -- times.-- -- that. -. price for nothing: can- -- cide.Care
never can be freed from the rotting braided or bolted together so as even- take the place of the'Florida orange.I should be taken not to use the
stumps without a fearful waste of live tually to become one. One sprout believe that if such groves are pro. Bordeaux mixture on fruit, crops too
wood. makes a strong junction and the topis perly cared for, they will set a crop late in the season. Traces of it remain -
3. I expect a crop of fruit next year evenly balanced.. More than that of fruit in the spring of 1896 that will for some time, notwithstandingnumerous
, r and I want no.dead snags in the trees can never do so, except by artificial more than repay the owners for the rains"and,: are liableto, cause
i, to mar the fruit at every little gust of assistance, and their tops are nearlyall loss of this year's product. The or- unnecessary suspicion when on mar-
wind. on one side. The outcome of suchis ange growers are seizing the chance keted fruit.
4. I want free swing to cultivate the usually that, just as they are bring- the freeze has given to exterminate the Eau Celeste.This is made by dissolving -
ground. ing their first heavy crop near to ma- red scale and the white fly. All leavesof two pounds of copper sulphatein
5. Beauty of prospect demands it., turity, they split down and waste it citrus fruits being dead, both these two or three gallons of hot waterin
These are a few of the many reasons all and their own wood, and leave the pests have died with them; and organizations an earthen or wooden vessel (suchas
but I am writing hastily and trees in nearly, or quite, as bad shapeas formed for the .purpose are the large crocks used for butter, or
must push on or let the communication before. I would advise the leavingof urging, and pretty generally accomplishing wooden pails or tubs), then addingone
go by. Take a sharp axe and lop all sprouts, whether above or below the defoliating of other ever- quart of ammonia and mixing

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Supplies all the needs of the bearing tree, Supplies all the needs of the young tree.

We solicit the inquiries of the orange growers of Florida. Correspondence cheerfully answered. Pam-

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with fifty or sixty gallons of water. It and ammonium carbonate. It was are strong in the faith in the future of The Pinery.
is the fungicide most generally employed used at the rate of eight to twelve the orange industry, and will make a ,
against the downy mildew, or ounces to twenty-five gallons of water. more determined effort than ever be.
brown rot, in grapes. The special advantages of this mix fore to make theirs the most valu- Edited by JOHN B. BEACH. Melbourne, Fla.
Modified :Eau Celeste.Dissolveone ture are: i. Cheapness. 2., Ease of able orange producing property in
pound of sulphate of copper in preparation and application. 3. the country. The action of these Windella PlantationPines and
hot-water, in another vessel dissolve That it can be put up in dry form in men ,will do much to reassure other Vegetables.One .

I one and one-fourth pounds sal-soda in small or large packages, making it grove owners, and will beget a feelingof of the points of interest most 1
t hot water; when cool mix the two solutions easy and,convenient to handle by the greater confidence than has pre-
I attractive by mature and the handi--
thoroughly; then add one practical man in the field, and the vailed since cold waves played havoc
work of man is the "Windella"
quart of ammonia, and dilute to twenty storekeeper who wishes to place it up- with the plans and hopes of so many planta-
I tion owned by''W. S. Clow of 'Pitts-
L. fivegallons water. on,the market.. The chief objectionto Floridians.Citizen..
: Pa. This is almost
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Jf' Carbonate of Copper.-This is commonly it is that it sometimes burns the -- -
the Hotel Poincianaand
opposite 'Royal
used in the form of an ammo foliage. While this drawback may in Orange Planting Takes a Boom.

I niacal solution: made by dissolving time be overcome, it is necessary that Experiments have proved that Clear stretches Lake. There westwardly are one as hundred far as
four carbonate of in we know of it in order that due care
ounces copper will not in Northern
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oranges grow and fifty-four acres in the tract which
I of ammonia and then adding be observed in using the solution. ,
quarts may California, but mature several has a frontage of three hundred feet on
toit; barrel of water. It is a Caution.-Most of the com-
I a copper weeks earlier than in the South. This the Lake Worth side.A .
simple fungicide, easy to make and apply pounds corrode, tin and iron. Con- fact and the wonderful growth of
I. and as it is,a clear solution thereis sequently, in preparing them for use, Southern California, which is attrib- little over seven acres show culti-
no trouble with its clogging nozzles.It earthen, wooden or brass vessels uted to the citrus industry, has givena vation in pineapples. -About two anda
has been successfully _used to prevent should be employed; and in applyingthem boom to orange planting in the half are planted to Abbakas; the remainder I
scab .various mildews etc. the of which come to the five varieties, known as '
apple parts pump North, and this season every section
A combination of carbonate of copper in contact with the liquid should be from the Tehachipa pass to Shasta, Egyptian Queen, Smooth Cayenne,
and carbonate of ammonia, recom- made of brass."Standard". which is favorably located for their Enville City, Porto Rico, Ripley and

mended by Prof. F. D. Chester as su --..-- growth, is being set to oranges. Butte, Golden Queen. Some of these are
the above is made fol- from Jamaica, some from the Azore
perior'to as Yuba and Sutter counties are plantingvery
Groves at Orlando.
Islands and others (from Porto Rico.
Mix three of
lows: together ounces extensively. There is a vast extent -
carbonate of copper and one pound Ex-United States Senator Camdenof of territory in California alongthe The plantation is divided by abroad
pulverized carbonate of ammonia; dissolve West Virginia, with his brother, foothills of the Sierra Nevada avenue which runs the entire .length
this mixture in two quarts of Dr. Camden and Mr. Chancellor, range: suitable for oranges.and'' the (from east to west. Along this avenueis
I I hot water and add to fifty gallons prominent gentlemen of Parkers- fever catches them all and they plantas a tramway. The fruit is cut, placedon
!' of water. A barrel of this mixture burg, West Virginia, are here. freely as their neighbors of the a tram and taken to the packing
1 costs twelve cents. Prof. Chester al- These gentlemen together with Mr. South, there will be a'very heavy out- house. This is a two-story building, I
!I so reports good results from copper Charles Harkness, are owners of extensive put of fruit in the next five years, for erected for the especial purpose, at the '
I. carbonate prepared as follows: "Thor orange grove property near which a market will have to be (far end of the plantation., Here the I'
j oughly mix in half a pail of water one Orlando. They are also identified, or found.-Am. Agriculturist. pines are packed for market.; then i
i pound of carbonate of copper in are supposed to be, with the StandardOil 4 again loaded on the tram and. rolled
which is added three ounces of com- Company, and their property hereis From observation and careful in- direct to the station of the J., St. A. :
: mon glue dissolved in hot water ; then designated as the"Standard Groves." query we are convinced that Lee & I. R. railway situated on the propI I
I :dilute to twenty-five gallons." Sincejthe freeze there was naturally a county will-have a very large crop of erty, where they are billed for trans
Sulphate of Copper.-Besides its desire on the part of many of our people oranges this year. The old groves are portation
use in combination with other sub- to know what the West Virginians filled with bloom and there are a great The Abbakas ars planted to the ;
stances, copper sulphate is often ap- would do with their interests here. many new trees that will come into south of the-avenue; the other varieI I
plied to vines and trees early in the This curiosity was specially strong bearing for the first time this year.- ties to the north. The beds are pro
)t spring to destroy the winter spores of among laboring men, as the companyhas Ft. Myers Press. tected on the north by a natural'forest
L:. fungi. For this purpose it is used in employed a large force for many growth, while the ground to the westis
: a simple solution made by dissolvingtwo years, and in this way has distributeda The editor of the DeLand News cleared as far as the railroad. Fires I
pounds of copper sulphate in fifty considerable'amount of'money in says in his paper : "Most of the trees were kept going during the late freeze I
gallons of water.Galloway's Orlando. have been cut to within two or four along the avenue. '
< Mixture No. 5.-Mr. B. Wednesday it was announced that feet {from the groifnd, the small limbs Whether it is from this, or whetherit

.,<. T. Galloway lately announced that they had decided to go on with their piled around them to keep cattle from is because they are the hardiest, or I
the best fungicide for apple scab and efforts, to spare no pains or necessary browsing them in case they get into from the fact that this is the first year j
; x other diseases of pomace-ous fruits, is expense to bring out their trees in the the grove, and the larger limbs cut up they were to bear, the Abbakas escapl l
.i. combination sent out by him in 1890 shortest possible time. Instead of for stove wood, but I do not appreciate ed the cold practically unhurt, while
., as Mixture No, s. It consists of equal being discouraged by the adversity its burning qualities near as muchas the other varieties suffered severely.
I parts of ammoniated copper sulphate which has befallen the country they I should' Abbakas are very handsome. They
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grow symmetrically, are of a lovely required to keep the ground properly
color and fruit ,}vell. Mr. Clow Farmer aid Trucker 100,000 ;
moist than is needed for other plants.So .
reckons his from them this
crop yearat % v v -- s
profitable have strawberries
two-thirds what might have been Strawberries all the Year. i
proved that have re-
expected under ordinary circum- One of the things that mos tained them many in their growers DOZER ineapp1e1ats
It is believe he will the groves
stances. easy to agreeably impress "tenderfoot"from
after the latter have come into bear-
not be disappointed.To the eastern blizzard belt when he Still ,
ing. some aver that the
the Florida settler first arrives in California is
prospective ,
tree is bound to be injured by the fre- FOR SALE.
however, the most interesting thing that almost any day in the year he can quent irrigation which is for
about the plantation is the scheme of obtain fresh strawberries at the fruit berries.A necessary

irrigation. We shall attempt to ex- stands at a very moderate price. Fora weli known of Gardena ---I
plain this in detail, as'it is a growing dime you may get a pound box of grower
some time had an exhibit of
belief that Florida truckers must be ripe, luscious berries at Christmas; at Monarch of ago the West strawberries at CAN BE DELIVERED IN AUGUST;

prepared by irrigation to fight possible some seasons for half the money. the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce ,
droughts. Strawberries are raised not only for of which -
some weighed one
There are two windmills or aer- home consumption, but lor export, and one-fourth ounces each. These .
motors, capable, with a moderate large quantities being shipped east by berries came from a patch of two anda For further information write
breeze, of filling two ten thousand express during the spring. About half
acres, from which he had sold
gallon tanks every twenty-four hours. three and a half miles southeast of within three days 140 crates of thirty JOHN M. GRIFFIN, .

The pipes run down into the ground Azusa, in the San Gabriel Valley, is pounds each. making 4,200 pounds, Governor's Harbor,
fifteen feet, to water, and are suppliedwith Covina, a pretty and prosperous settle- which Eleuthera
at 7 cents per pound, amountsto Bahamas J
two points each, one of them ment. Azusa is chiefly noted for this
$294. Deducting from. $60
: ,'from each mill citrus Covina deciduous fruits.It .
running to an open for for
labor and $io for other expenses,
dug-well. This is on the theory that is also a great center of the straw- there remains a net profit of $220, CALIFORNIA BUDSFOR
the mills will work better with free berry industry, one of the most important which is for only one picking. This
suction.The branches of horticulture in the
grower raises three crops a year.-N.
tanks are thirty-five feet from valley. The visitor who alights at the Y. Tribune.It SALEIn

the ground and have a capacity, as Azusa railroad station during the has often been asked why Florida any quantity,nice clean thrifty Orange and
before stated, of ten thousand gallons season cannot fail to be impressedwith cannot do likewise. Old strawberry Lemon Bud Wood of the following varieties:

each. From these tanks mains.are run the immense piles of strawberrycases. growers understand the reason. Like JAFFA MAJORCA, ,

to supply the field and the house. By a novel arrangement cases all other fruits of the temperate zone, MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS,
The' Abbakas are planted in, beds containing sixty one-pound boxes are the strawberry naturally' bears fruit St MALTA MICHAELS BLOOD, ,
15x88 feet, Each bed is, suppliedwith provided with a space lined with zinc, only once a year, in the spring. With RUBY BLOODS,
a lateral pipe and four Japanese in which ice is packed. This keepsthe her mild climate and her irrigating sys- WILSON'S BEST HART'S, TARDIFF,

sprays, every one of which covers an. berries fresh when shipped by ex- tem, California can have practically as Dancy's Tangerines & Mandarins.:

area of surface represented by a ten- press-as they all are-to Denver, many springs in a year as she wishes. LElWONS.:
foot radius. Each set of sprays is Kansas City and other points. Six Then why not Florida the same? Be- Lisbon, Eureka and Villa Franca.

controlled by a separate valve, so that cents per pound is the average price cause her summer rains cut her growing All true to name. Price varying from iio to
but bed number be received the For $15 per jooo. Delivered to any post office in the
one or a by shippers.
may very I season in two in the middle. The State. Address,
sprayed at a time. The other beds I early berries more is realized. From rainy season of midsummer producessuch O. D. WILHITE,

are longer and are supplied with ten March to July is the height of the a heavy and persistent growth of _._._Riverside, California.

sprays each, controlled in the same season. During that period a ton anda crabgrass that the cultivation and harvesting I have known O. D. Wilhite and know him to
way as those already described.Six half in a day is sometimes shipped. to be reliable. Have received buds from him
of strawberries during that_ .
season the past week in fine condition.-Chas... .
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hundred sprays water the The shipments for April, Mayand would be without profit. Plantsset Mannvllle, Florida.

ground. When they are working, the June, have amounted to 216,000 at the end of the rainy season and
-rain'produced is equal to a real shower pounds. The acreage in strawberries vigorously pushed will frequently ripen THE

with the advantage that it may be around Azusa is estimated at nearly fruit in December. But judicious growers -
continued, stopped at will. Three 200.. White help is almost exclusively do not desire this result. Straw- HMHR80NlARIRBhK\

inches is ,the usual depth for watering. utilized in picking, and the work berries in December are out of season

Previous to this year, Mr. Clow furnishes a welcome addition to the and slow of sale; besides that, they detract FEED WORKSfor
used a small 2,000 gallon tank and. income of many families. One note- just that amount from the fruit-
the smaller of the two mills now on worthy feature of strawberry culture of the in the Saw Mills, has lately been improved andis
ing capacity plants spring, absolutely perfect. Simple, sensitive, dura-
the place. He was so pleased with here is that the berries are extensively which is the proper season for them. ble and cheap. Very quick
theresults of this inadequate irrigationthat planted and other trees.
among orange Florida can produce strawberriesany
he put in the present t plant, at a By this means the expenses of a young time of year when California can- GIG BACK MOTION.Variable .

large expense, believing'it would be a orange orchard are covered while the even in her rainy season by a little to any extent and in a great measure
varies automatically. The easiest and fafcct of
good investment. trees are coming into bearing. shading-but it does not pay out of all feeds to handle and the easiest of all to apply.
Where irrigation is used, Mr. Clow Under proper care, plants last much season. And the writer in the Trib-
thinks nearly 100 per cent. will repre- longer than at the east. Twelve year une virtually admits that it does not Can be Put on any Mill in a Few Hours.

sent the yield of fruit; but where old plants, still healthful and fruitful, pay in California out of season. We will gladly loan free of charge for thirty
there is no irrigation, it is certain ,the have been reported, and five to eight > days the to first all good to apply mill from men,each or will county.give six weeksto .

percentage will be considerably less. years, is regarded as the ordinary life. Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder For further particulars apply to the
Besides pineapples, 'Mr. Clow has a Although in certain sections along World's Pair Highest Award.
garden which is irrigated from his the coast and the thermal belts in the 54 FLA. IRON & WOOD WORKS,

plant. Here are found all kinds of foothills, under favorable conditions, Mr. Philip Isaacs, the Lee county J. W. EMERSON,
vegetables growing luxuriantly on some,berries bear every month in the commissioner to the South Florida Apopka, Fla. Manager.

high ground, in the common, dry, year, yet the main crop that reaches fair, telegraphed from Orlando to his
sandy soil. A lime tree near the gar- market has its special season, as in paper : "Lee county takts all orange ITALIAN _

den shows no sign of a freeze, but other lands. When too hot or too and grape fruit premiums and manyof you You're keep tbo bees loser to gather unless BEES:

does show hundreds of white buds, cold, the plant remains practically the vegetable,premiums. Big prize the you.sweets live of Keeplnw nature about I.Ieu.nut .
harbingers of the fruit to come in the dormant, and as the roots run so near not awarded yet. Exhibit a great 1- nnd Profitable to either sex, in town. ,
or country: tilt Page!! Bee Book free to all.
fall.-Tropical Sun. the surface, more careful attention is success. J. M. JENKINS, Wetumplta, Alu. i


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Ammonia, 4 1-2 to 5 1-2 per cent. Available Phosphoric Acid, 4 1-2 to 6 per cent. i

. Potash Sulphate, 11 to 13 per cent. I

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Acid Phosphate, Dissolved Bone, Selected Kentucky Tobacco Stems, Ground Tobacco Stems, Etc.


Correspondence Solicited. .

"'\\.V'I SON "C TO.OiN1ER.
Bright Cotton Seed Meal. 817.50 per ton.
Dark Cotton Seed Meal, 15.0O per ton. THJBS FERTILIZER KCOUSEJ' OF FLORIDA.

Notes on Peanut Culture. Mississippi and Arkansas, both on hill for hay, if baled, and the cost of plow- much expanded, should be classed as

Until recently, the Eastern planters and Mississippi River bottom lands, ing, harrowing, rolling, mowing and culls, and packed separately. If white
placed the nuts in the ground by hand and I do not recollect of seeing a sin baling will not exceed ten dollars. and compact, a small size is less objectionable -
which was a slow and laborious pro- gle spear of this grass. It is said thatit There is no crop'to equal it in econo- than bad appearance.
cess. Now they are planted with a was imported from Mexico, but the my of culture and in profit. It does Each "curd," at least of the first
not take one-fourth the labor of the quality should be covered by a pieceof
machine which sows from six to eight man who imported it is a myth, and ,
acres a day, and is a vast improve has no identity only in the minds of cotton crop, :and the profit is in the smooth, soft, but tough white paper, :
ment over the hand process. In the dreamers. The simple, naked truths same ratio. I will test it as ,a money which will admit of being tucked be-
East the old fashioned method of pulling what we call here "Florida clover"is crop and give you result.J. tween the head and the leaves without

t the nuts from the vines by hand is a spontaneous, perennial growth. W. CRARY, SR.Dlufi'Springs tearing. The heads should be packed

: stillin: vogue,;and this is an enormous i It[ has neither father, mother, brother or Our correspondent, Fla. refers to the evenly and snugly in,layers in barrels I
;" expense, requiring the labor of 100 sister, and is only a cousin to clover in Richardsonia scabra. or'crates, as the case may be. Each
for' week to outward it resemblesred layer may be separated from the other :
;' persons? a or days pick appearance, yet -* '
ij":' in this manner a crop of fifty acres of clover in growth, sm J..and taste, Preparing Cauliflower for Market. by a piece of brown paper. If a barrel :'
.' peanuts.A more than any other known grass. 1 Bright sunshine tans or tarnishes the is used, the package should "be thoroughly -
Californian has invented a more had an old field grown up in shrub snowy'whiteness of the "curd," deteri- ventilated. .I
expeditious plan ,,for this ,work, though pine, etc., and covered with sage orating its quality. As" soon, there- During cool weather, cauliflower ... I'
'the device is very simple. A vine is grass," or "broom straw." It had not fore, as the head commences to be visible may be safely shipped in barrels or I
held in one hand and a bit of hoop been cultivated during twentyfiveyears. it should be protected from the barrel crates ; but as soon as the i

iron in the other; the vine is then laid I cleared it and planted it in light, either by tying up all the large weather becomes warm, the usual E t I
across the edge of a board and a few corn and peas about nine years ago, leaves over the head, or by pinningtwo bushel crate is better, as affording a
blows with the piece of iron frees the and a good crop of Florida clover" of them together by a little stick. smaller mass of material to engender :
nuts from the vines.In came on as soon as the corn was "laid Protection is given more expeditiously heat. In New York or Philadelphia, '
the East the nuts are shelled before by." Now, will a learned professorsay I and the light excluded by using one of cauliflower is sold by the package, :
planting, and this is a slow and that the seeds had lain dormant the larger leaves torn from the plantto and in Boston by the dozen. l i
laborious<;) process; because the work twenty five or thirty years waiting for cover the "curd" closely, tuckingit ,
,must be done by hand, for if the deli- some credulous creature to witness between the head and the surround- Mr. Wm. Allen, two miles east of
cate pink skin of the nut is broken, their resurrection ? I have clearednew ing leaves. If there are any caterpillars Fruitland has about 50 twenty year '
then the nut is spoiled for planting.As land, plowed and planted it, but I of the cabbage-butterfly on the old seedlings that are green, though ,
many small farmers in the Atlantic not a particle of "Florida clover' plant they are likely to be found, on three rows from the green trees othersof
peanut region raise this product,. it would come up the first year, but the thee lower surfaces of the covering. the same age are dead to the ground. '
is customary for them to invite their next year the "Florida clover" would When the cutting of the crop has been Mr. Allen saved the 50'trees by,keep- :
friends and neighbors to assist them come as thick as if it had been sown, commenced leaves for covering are to ing constant fires burning in his i
in. ;preparing ,the nuts for planting.! just as soon as cultivation commenced.As be taken from plants already cut. If grove all through both the late freezes
These are called popping or shelling long as we plow and cultivate we the protecting leaf has been carefully and as a consequence will have some

bees, -and are _as"popular in North have "clover;" without plowing, not a adjusted, the operation need rarely be oranges this year.-Crescent.. City
Carolina and Tennessee as apple bees vestige of clover is seen. I tried to done more than once, as the heads News. .
were at one time in the 'N orth: The kill out this clover, but, "phcenix like, mature three or four days after they Dr. Price's Cream t Baking Powder
California planter has l learned that it it rises from its ashes." It may bepropagated' become plainly visible. The several,
World's Pair Highest Medal and Diploma.
is,not necessary to remove the shell, from its seed, I presume, lobes forming the head should not be
and if he plants in the field at all l, but it is a "god-send," and most bounti- allowed to separate, or the head to be-
that he'need only crush the shell and fully responds to cultivation. I have come loose and expanded before cut tf.t--f.' '

"thus much time and labor is saved.- found its value as a hay crop. I plowin ting for market, solidity being one of
Pacific Rural Press. February or early in March, harrow the requisites of good quality. .
The notion that the breaking of the and roll the ground, mow in June, CUTTING AND PACKING. I I
and in its) ::J" .-".......&;. #ft '
."delicate pink skin" of the seed nut plow again, mow October, getting When the "curd" is mature the
spoils it, is an error. I two crops, making three tons to leaves will be seen to spread out. The ,:\ NOT A WORLD'S FAIR MEDAL., ;
._.-c the acre of hay equal in all respects to proper instrument for cutting is a To Whom It DETROIT May ConcernMr., Mien., Feb.W.19th D., 1896.D With- ,
Spanish or Florida Clover. the best timothy or clover of the North. strong, sharp knife, or small hatchet.A Ington of this city, has recently constructed I'
Editor'Farmer and.Fruit Grower : I purpose making a leading crop of it couple only of the larger leaves are Fence""about, four around((4))miles the park of the recently"Pace Woveu given to Wire the i I I not pretend to know anything the ensuing year, and {from my expe left, which are folded over the head City of Detroit, located on the Log Cabin I
Stock FaIm. I consider the fence one of the t
about'"Florida clover," only what I rience with this clover within the last for protection against bruising in the best, In every respect, on earth. I
have found on my own farm. This three years, I am convinced that it is packages. Heads less than four I concur Very in the truly above., J.T.W.W.SiMCOOK.PALMEB. ,
grass was scarcely known, if knownat the very best paying crop that we can inches in diameter, those tanned by Fence Is perfectly satisfactory. LATHAM. .
0. K
\ all, in this part of. the country raise in this part of the State. If we the sun, or of an "off-color" from any Corn of Parks and Boulevards j, of Detroit.
.''twentyfive'years ago. I lived twen y' say three tons to the acre (and that is other cause, or blemished by crickets, Fair Senator Com,Palmer and Mr.was Slmcock President Is his of Manager.the World's .
'years, ending in 1857, in Louisiana, the least) we.have at least fifty dollars cut-worms, or cabbage-worms, or too PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO.,Adrian Mich.

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Live Stock. they will grow abundantly in land POPULAR POULTRY FARM :Ir

that will not grow, much of anythingelse I
still the better the land the better
Pork Made on Peanuts. ,
Editor: Farmer and Fruit-Grower : the crop. They are easily worked,

In conversing with butcher few will make more bushels and feed more
a a
days since, I brought up the subjectof pork to the acre than anything else, I INDIAN GAMES. .J I
feeding pigs on peanuts. He said are fed without any trouble of gather Shai ps and Imported. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate i
yards in one order.BLACK !
that he.would not buy pinder pork ing, if fed down early will leave the

under; any circumstances; that possiblythe land excellent_ condition for a crop LANGSHANS. 'jl jlAn
fat of oats. If late, for a crop of corn. ;j 1
be frozen solid but that
might exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds Have added fresh blood in the shape of thebest: I' ''
was the only way in which it could be Pinders on good new, land planted could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square ;d
Garden, New York.BLACK .
three feet each and cultivatedboth
made saleable. I would like to knowif way 'I
this statement corresponds with the ways, will make a full quart to MINORCAS. .

experience of those who have fattened the hill. .
In conclusion I would advise Mr. One yard'only; headed by a shapely and beautifully plumaged male, the best we could buy
hogs in this from one of New York's Famous Breeders. Eggs limited. .
way.WM.. F. HAWLEY Hawley not to mind what that
Gilmore, Fla. "butcher" says, but plant pinders and EGGS, PER SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS, $3.5O.

feed pork, and if the "butcher" will Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices.
I doubt, very much whether that his will. Eggs from the three breeds in one otder if you desire' A copy of the best Poultry paper publishedwith
"butcher" knows about the"toothsomeness" not buy, neighbor each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why sendto
enough CHAS. W. CAMPBELL, SR. Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.
of meats as .to know Campobello Plantation,Marion .
how beefsteak
to cut
a properly, so
S.-If want of milk
you plenty to arrive in condition.
that in cooking, its juices may be retained guarantee Eggs good
I through the winter, plant sorghum.If .
and'enjoyed. properly cared for it will keep juicyall
Whilst the fat of a pinder fed porkeris winter and is the cheapest and best Cultivator. It is hard work to sell spawn on, and he had an abundant

not as hard as a corn, fed one, it has feed ever fed to a milch cow. these cattle against Jerseys, becausethe supply of oysters. The' third crib he
such a nutty flavor, that the last bit of For let average Southern farmer don't had fixed up for Crustacea. He had
forage everybody plant one
it eaten, and enjoyed by the or more acres of drilled corn for fod-- realize their great advantages in.har. thrown in some old stumps here and

most delicate stomach-and whilst the der, to be cut as soon as it commencesto diness, as working oxen and for beef. shoved in under the crib some slabs or
lard will not be as hard as that froma tassel. Cut early in the morning, Whatever is true at the North, thereis planks that had drifted ashore to makea

corn fed pig-after all the best partis shock up in the afternoon, and after a a "general purpose cow" in the shelter for crawfish, which like to
pressed out, if properly rendered out, few days haul to barn and South and the Devon is the breed. back in under things, as the lobster
your put
: i it will keep as well through the summer away. If you have no shelter, make Jerseys are too delicate and small and does. He had in this crib crawfish

I and being'more delicate can be one. An acre of corn fodder will turn too purely butter-makers. The milkis and .crabs. Of course, these could

E used more acceptably in finer cooking, off as good and more feed than an acre I not fit for drinking here in the easily have crawled 'over the single
; such as making cakes and pastry, in of"timothy-will make more feed than I South. The buttermilk is too poor incaseine. log of the crib if they had wanted to,

; that respect it is fully as good as but- ten acres of pulled fodder. Any bodycan but they didn't want to. They pre
ter. it if will it T. B. BROOKS. ferred the shelters in this crib to the
cure they give atten-
I As for making bacon, I would not Ga. March sandy beaches outside. In fact, the
tion. Any body can lose it if they Bainbridge, 15, 1895.
: recommend. it; in fact, I would not advise don't. crib was an attraction 'to any stray
:, j ,the making of bacon in, this climate crawfish or crab that.might comethat:
at all; but for ,pork I would advise --- .. A Jolly Sort pf Farm. way. You see, he had only to step
II every farmer toplant, pinders-to Developing Heifers as Milkers. "Once some years ago," said Superintendent out of his house on one side for''his '

! j make all he can, for his own use and Much of the value of a cow depends H. Woodman of the city's vegetables and on the other for his

1 to sell. upon her feed and'treatment while she aquarium at Castle Garden, "I went sea food. He gave us, oysters steamin -
For the last ten years I have fed is a heifer bearing her first calf. She up the west coast of Florida in a sail- a big iron pot over a fire in:'the,

from 50 to 100 hogs averaging from must be gently handled, partly to boat on a collecting tour for shell and yard and the pick of both his gardens,

125 to 150 pounds, and have never make her gentle, and partly by rubbingher so on. On the north shore of Tampa land and marine, and certainly we

i found any difficulty in disposing of bag and teats, to develop the milk bay we saw a little white houseverywhite couldn't have had anything fresher' ,or
I them in my neighborhood and Ocala glands and make the teats larger. If indeed it was-a whiteness, as more delightful."-New York Sun. .
I market. In that market the butchers this is done much before she calves it afterward learned, that was due to .-. .

take all they can get and cry for more. may start a milk flow which is not desIrable whitewash made of lime from shells Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder

I So well pleased am I with my past at this time. But two or three that the owner had burned himself. Most Perfect Made.

experience, I shall plant enough pin- months before calving the teats may We went ashore there and were most /

ders to feed 150 this year, and I will be put in the way of developing with hospitably received and' invited to NEW p& CATALOGUE
bet a pint of them that 1 can roast a out incurring this risk. The heifer stay. We couldn't do that, but we AND GUIDE to Poultryinformation Batters for 1896.w .
Contains 130 fine
illustrations show.
piece of pinder-fed pork and let it get should be l liberally fed, in order to were in the neighborhood for a day or ing a photo over of the largest hennery in the.
i west. Gives best for houses
cold and feed it to that "butcher" with supply the extra demand her calf will two, and we ate two or three meals at sure remedies and plans recipes for poultry all diseases,

his eyes shut, and he can't tell whether make, but fattening feed should be his house, and subsequently I called and also flower valuable garden sent for on only the 10 kitchen cents,
I he is eating"pork or turkey. avoided. It is fattening feed that upon him once or twice and was received t John Bau8cher. Jr.,P.O. Box J. Freeport,ID.

My house is filled with Missouri causes most cases of milk fever, for if in the same hospitable manner.
people every winter who know what the fat is on the heifer,' when she begins "No doubt there are other gardenslike HATCH CHICKENS BY STEAM I
fed is and his but his is the only one of the WITH THE MODEL
corn pork they say they. to give milk most of it will go. EXCELSIOR
eat such mine. sort I ever saw-a kind of land and INCUBATOR.
never pork as .
into the Cultivator. -
pail.-A'merican .;;. Thousands In Sue*
Aside from making truly juicy water garden combined. His land -, ...-._ t cesstul/!/! Operation.
j meat, that epicures enjoy, and the Dairying in South Georgia. garden, which was about half an acre ,,... ,,1_ SIMPLE SELF./CEGULATIJVG., PERFECT,and

time' that will come, when Florida. Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: or so, was 50 or perhaps 100 feet back li? Guaranteedtohatcha larger percentage of
I pinder fed pork chops, steaks and Florida is waking up to the fact thatit from the shore. He had in this gar- Lowest priced than fertile any eggs other,at less Incubator cost,

! roasts will be upon all the bills of fare is best not to have "all the eggs in den cabbages, and beans, and potatoes, GE1161ISTAN First class l.,114to1228.6thdtaQulnevI11.From tiend6o.for111us.Oitalog.:

in.the fine hotels and restaurants of one basket." and lettuce, and garden stuff general .. II .
. the country, a good crop of pinders If you can, according'to your .high ly.. .His water garden was composedof ---
J fed on the ground is a great renova- standard of the editorial relation (and it three patches, each about 50 fet EGGS the west the,finest at prices fowls that in

tor of the soil, better for the land is high) give the ad. Dairyman square, side by side and under water, ', defy rietles.Bcoring competition. 42 Y*.
I notice do close the shore and each inclosedin t Before buying,do not fall to get our
{ than commercial fertilizer and cheaper wanted, a reading please to finely illustrated 40 page catalogue. It
I and I know of nothing that fattens I It may help some deserving man who a palmetto crib, which was, how- contains information remedies you should,recipes have and, prices much,

!] a pig as fast. has been frozen. out of fruit, to a good ever, only one log high, for that was Bowers etc. Postpaid&Barr only,Box 5 cents.Dakota,HL
! My observation is that. a patch of position in the near future. We wanta all that was needed. He could go out -

sweet. potatoes along side of your working man who has it in him to in a skiff at any time and catch any- THE IMPROVED

: .is a great advantage, pinders grow. 1'here( is plenty of room here. thing that there was in any of the VOTOR

alone create great thirst and pigs feed- We are making 500 pounds of but cribs .
= =-
ing on them require a great deal of ter per month and shipping one halfto "In the first patch of the water .; "INCUBATOR
water. Sweet potatoes relieve this Tampa. garden he kept hard clams, and he J ''I Hatches Chickens by Steam.

very much. Our first acquaintance, as you may had plenty'of them. The second -_ i The Absolutely simplest self-reulatlnfr.most reliable.

There are a number of reasons why remember, was your publication of patch he had fixed up for oysters., He logue atacheapestflrstclaesIIatcher in the market. Circulars free.,
every farmer should plant pinders- my Devon cattle letter to the Southern had thrown in shells for the oysters to 4 cents; AEO. tllTEI Os CO., Qulncr Uk


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:.. insignificance ever-to-be dreaded Awarded
State News. Our Rural Home.Edited
...r' razor-back. I have had my flower Highest Honors-World's Fair.,
'., beds uprooted and my feelings DR

t' The Reporter had been led to believe by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, trampled on, until, growing reckless,
that of St. Thomas. Fla. have pointed revolver at
a very heavy acreage veg. ... even my
etables, potatoes, melons and provision .r--- their heads, and still the vicious beasts 1(

crops had 1 been.'planted; : in the region Wild White Lilies. have conquered. Not always, how-

contiguous to Orlando, but until Oh, the lilies have come again ever ; but, perhaps, the less said about I3ICES 1

shown some statistics on the subject, The little wild lilies sweet; that the better. Well, 'to the flowers ,
You've plucked them for me as when I II I,
had no idea of the extent of that acre- We saw them, (the first time then,) again.
age. It is safe to say that there is Blooming so thick at our feet. One of ,my long beds I have just ;

more land devoted to agriculture this Do you remember the day? planted with lilies, cannas, butterfly

year than the aggregate for the ten : 'Twas early, but spring was here, lilies-or the "garland flame"-a beau-

preceding years.-Orlando Reporter.A In Not all like her this garments garb of gay-gray, riful addition to every garden, with BAlINfi i iPODID

larger amount of corn is being That makes e'en this land dull and drear; snowy flowers, and foliage resemblingthe

planted in this section than for thirty That was a real Florida year. canna. It requires the same treat- I

'when South Apopka furnishedcorn ment. Among other things, I have
years, Oh the lilies here
are once more,
to the balance of the country I sown it in Jamaica sorrel (Hibiscus
Thanks, dear, for your gift so rare;
and to Brevard as the counties then I And is winter really o'er? I Sabdariffa), not to remain, but be- MOST PERFECT MADE.A t

existed. South Apopka'was called I Or will cold winds blow before cause it is a very convenient place until Cream of Tartar Powder. Free
I Our Florida will be fair? the of sufficient size for pure Grape
I Egypt because they all had to come plants are from Ammonia, Alum or'any other adulterant.
and blest
j here to buy corn. No doubt the They They will seem calm so my pure soul and cheer, transplanting into their permanenthome. 40 YEARS THE STANDARD.

! people will ,be better off when they And turn away my fear ; It is quite ornamental, as wellas -

i return to first principles, and raise For there seems a spirit of peace. and useful, so one or two may keep my
j I niore of their corn and meat at home rest, floral treasures company. Last year them on the table in good position for

j as can ,be easily done.-Orlando Re- Pervading the flowers I love the best. some of my friends laughed at a ple- at least partial draining before you
M. G. :M. them. In this wash and
bian okra plant that grew in a tube wipe way ,,,1 ;
I porter. March, '95. wipe large pile in half an hour, and
rose bed-while it was an accident (I
i One of the greatest charms of Sans
former dread of the work is practi-
; Souci is the lawn. There is admit that now), it was quite as hand- my
perhaps, Flower Garden-III.
Don't be old fashioned
cally over. too -
of the flowers that the
some as some
finer lawn in the State of Florida. '
; no As they are so showy and such con- when to try it-your finest china', will
catalogues rave over, they happen '
! The grass used is the variety known as
I "Amaranlhamum Bermuda It does stant bloomers, it is well to plant to be uncommon. As a general not be injured.
cannas in the same bed, or border I do not okra tube Heat your frying pans before wash-
thing plant
; in the the among I
not grow so deep ground as
with lilies-or I should to ing. Soak pots with water.
say, onions lilies.
i common Bermuda, which is almost roses, nor among my I
be strictly correct-with crinums The above mentioned bed is bor- 'TINCTURED WITH SODA.I '
kill after
, impossible to once getting a
f good start, but grows luxuriantlyabove amaryllis, etc.; they do not belong to dered with pink oxalis, its lovely little hope you cook in a reasonably I'

jf ground. It makes a close velvety the lilium family, but we all know clover-like foliage making"a beautiful large room. Have at least two large :

l lawn and stands the heated sum them, .as lilies._ The latter plants' edge, even were it never to bloom. shelves of table height. They save

mer as no other grass has been found usually flower in spring or early summer But the blossom, which appears in many steps. Use the flour barrel as
1 ; and the foliage is not much to winter is exquisite., It for the board. It is
tt to do. It does not color brown'under or early a support rolling
a: summer ,sun.-Tropical Sun. speak of-but the cannas continue to grows rapidly, once planted it requires "steadier'than a table. Push the end
ornament the border until frost-some and is there to the board the ''wall. Use
nothing more, stay. of against
\ Preston of the
Mr. C. B. broomcorn
varieties blooming all winter.
t MINNIE G. MILLS. lard cans for salt' and sugar, in short I
committee, reported that about Now, it may not be the approved for be Mustard
anything to kept dry.
i. forty acres would be planted and thatothers method, but my- idea is to sow seedsof should hold '
Short Outs. or baking powder cans
would undoubtedly plant who I'
yellow sweet (Cratellaria retusa -
pea Over the fire in the is the spices, with names labeled on top.
: had not yet volunteered acreage. He range
), phlox, drummondi, four o'clocks,
make'the best of
: also stated that,he had ordered seed, etc., at intervals in the same beds. "laid," kettles filled and plentiful sup- Baking powder cans !
I '' nail hole
; of wood and in'the box near'at biscuit cutters by punching a
and would be ready to supply planters ply chips
: Many of these can be transplanted into
hand. Pans and in in the bottom to let out air. I learned
, within a week. The fund created by I pots hang a
more appropriate places a
: .R.]. Howe, of Brooklyn, N.Y., to : time-a few left for variety. The convenient row above the "mixing ta also from a French chef that they
On this table all the small make unrivaled apple choppers. .
: purchase seed for those who could not i annuals will be ble. are
more hardy more
buy, was also on motion placed in Mr. etceteras I will need while cooking Keep a bag of stout cloth hung
likely to succeed, probably, as they
for bread At the end
Preston's hands. That gentlemanalso breakfast. Then the breakfast tableis nearby crusts.
will not dry out so easily as when
of the week pound them fine. Keep
stated that he had ordered 200 sowed in boxes. To thinking set. >
pounds of seed on his own accountwhich my After this a breakfast of steak, oat- another bag for stray 'corks-sure to
far in
they are less trouble when the
'. 'he would distribute to parties border. But a sufficient meal, graham gems, baked apples and fit in somewhere after a while. Use

who wished to 'plant.-Crescent City open quantity golden coffee is but little trouble. It newspapers on shelves and tables ad '
of seed should be sown to allow a
News.. is thoroughly enjoyed, for we always libitum-they save scrubbing.
few for the ants, that seem ever on the
linger over our meals and all disagreeable Be up in the modern improvements,
Unless there is freeze in the
alert. when has
a early one a novelty, or
for the kitchen as well as the home
part of' April in Georgia and, South very high-priced seeds, it is better to subjects are strictly "tabooed.
made; Don't'use an old fashioned
Now I for the dishes. The
am ready
Carolina there will not be many vege- take a small box, put pieces of char-
tables from Florida this kettles are singing (we are country churn any longer if you have one.
shipped year. coal and broken bits of pottery in the
people and can't keep hot water ,on Keep a white apron for handling '.
A few persons, by unremitting labor, bottom, noticing that there are cracks
flour and a dark one for cleaning
The has since up.
) dishpan long
have succeeded in saving tomato large enough to admit of good drain- tap
Wear neat dress. If need
been discarded. I use in its place a you
which in bloom and rich
then fill with soil-half
plants are now age, up sleeve protectors make a pair from
will month. soil and half well "FIFTY POUND" LARD CAN,
they begin shipping next common sandy rot- muslin and fasten across the chest and

We hear of a few such around Cler- ted compost, or scrapings from the easily obtained, and costing nothing, back with narrow elastic. Have two

mont and Minneola, while at Tavares stable floor, is about the right proportion from one of the country stores. The handy vegetable baskets, a pair of

the-only person that is lucky is Mr. and sow such seeds, therein. plates are piled neatly in the bottom, small scales and a pair of scissors in

Alfred St. Clair-Abrams, who has Care should be taken to rub the soil the saucers packed around them, then the kitchen.-Our Grange'Homes.

about four acres, in bloom. On the and fertilizer well together, and to have the cups, and lastly the glasses; Th << .

other'farms the,tomato plants are'still all finely pulverized. Moreover, it latter will not crack if laid on their Whisk Broom Holders.

small and it is doubtful if the fruit would better be too poor than too rich; sides. (The silver and knives are For Our Rural Home..

will come: in seasonably enough, for as the fertilizer will "burn" the precious washed separately in a bowl for fear Cut two circles of paste board, cover

paying prices., A considerable area seeds. Experience seems to be of scratching,) Now cut a light shav- one side of one of the circles with a

has also'been planted in watermelons, the only true guide in this respect, ing of soap into the can and pour two layer of wadding then with cream

canteloupes beans and the like, but it but "practice makes perfect." My kettles of hot water over all. Set the colored satin on which has been em-

remains to be. seen whether or not it florist friends occasionally send me can on a wooden chair (one you don't broidered the words "a new broom

will pay to ship. However, nearly some very choice flower seeds; theseI mind spoiling) close to the table. Usea sweeps clean." Use Asiatic filo No.

everybody is planting pumpkins and do not trust to my open borders, forI generous mop with an eighteeninchhandle. 2,000 and place the words in 'an irregular .

corn so':that there. is not likely to be "consider the ants;j" and not only] zig-zag line across the circle. A

much;suffering among ,the people be- these small pests, but now and then Now you will see those dishes fly few clover leaves with pink and white

yond the loss of their groves;Tavares the garden may have a different visitor, out clean and shining. They scarcely blossoms scattered carelessly across the

Herald., compared to which all others sink into need touching with the mop. Pile lettering adds to 'the effect. Cover

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: f his hair if .
grows-and they won't dis !
, When Chills close his nature nothing will. Costs LESS than "Cheap" Paint or S, P, White Lead
I .. PAIN Write for Book on Painting and Color Card, FRfiC. If
i You Fever not on sale in your town we will quote price delivered,
Cottonseed Meal For Food. T freight prepaid,and send written guarantee for five years. '
f f Yesterday Dr. V. P. Clayton and

Shaky May'have chosen I his family had muffins for dinner, in An Immense stock of
! you as a :victim. I the composition of which cotton seed
I may ache all meal ,
over,, feel tired and run down, was a large ingredient. He Camphors, Palms, Gardenias, Olea Fragrans,
may,have Indigestion, Constipation brought one of the muffins to the Magnolia Fuscata and thousands of other
and Biliousness. Know that editor of the Register, who ate it with desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write ;'
r, Wintersmith'sTonic I much relish. It had an indescribablyrich for our prices., ":
has been and
pleasant taste.
I WinterSmith's used in Weak- FRUITLAND NURSERIES .
Dr. Clayton has for than Augusta, Georgia.Orange
ness, General more a ..:""::
Debility, Indigestion year been firmly convinced of the f
B i 1- value of cotton seed meal as a food Trees !I"M
/ VtJII \ iousness, Constipation for human beings, and yesterday he p.
Vlllll :
I / with tried the
experiment. Both he and
I Tonic' great success his family enjoyed the novel dish :
for 30 years.Cures Lemon Trees !I' .
finding it very toothsome. That it is ,
Tones, wholesome is beyond question.Dr. ,.t

You up Every ndtype, Clayton's muffins were made of "

I riety form of Malaria one-third cotton seed meal and two- The Old Reliable Buckeye Nurseries. ':

I acts as a splendid Tonic, thirds corn meal, and'were much nicer _
I Tones the System and makes than the corn muffins, which are well
you cheerful and liked food throughout the South. The I have on hand the finest lot of stock'I have ever grown of all the standard va-
\ well. Sold by all of rieties. 'I have a specially fine lot of Tardiff and Jaffa in two-year buds, from five .
The exact proportions corn meal and to seven feet high. I recognize the fact that it's hard times, and propose to sell at
! Medicine Druggists. cotton seed meal which will make hard'time prices. I make a specialty of the King Orange. -
f best muffins are a matter for discovery Write for prices.
I of Known ARTHUR Wholesale PETER"CO., by experiment. Cooks may find that M. E. GILLETT, Prop., "
I Merit LOUISVILLE, KY. more than one-third of cotton seed Weirsdale Fla. .

-""- ".. meal will make an even better muffin.
Cotton seed meal would not do well
the other circle both sides with 12 Trial Pks.15 cts.To
on alone, as it is not a well-balanced food, I v r .
pink cambric and line the embroideredone as its proportion of carbohydratesto O
any farmers In the United States or Canada who are
with the same. albuminoids is far higher than that ,d not acquainted with the extra reputation :MarbleheadBeed
have honestly won for purity and reliability we will send a
I Tie the circles together at the sides of any other food. In combinationwith sample package (a little below ordinary size)of each of the
with pink ribbon and leave following 12 choice varieties,nil of our own raising,for 15
I I a large corn meal, it makes the ideal cents,which will but little more than pay for the cost of putting !
l loop''between them to hang the case Food, the nutritive qualities of the com All-Season's up and mailing and:Hard Crosby's heading Early Cabbages Beet,-White, Danver Spine Carrot Cucumber.,,Thick t!

by. bination being unexcelled. The combination 1 leaved Dandelion:,Red and Yellow Danver Onion, Dutch Parsnip. i
Co nr.idu. Tomato. Suar 1'umpkm, Lackey's Corn. Cata-
ANOTHER HANDY CASE. is an all round food, for it logue Home Grown Seed, l'roe.
; Take one and two thirds yards of furnishes sustenance for the bones and \
J, J. H. GREGORY & CO., Marblehead: Mass.
three inch ribbon. Any colors may muscles,. produces. heat and.. builds ahealthy I
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be used, but light colors are best as layer of fat. If children were
I the decoration is more effective on fed upon the combination, the practice carried it some two hundred yards We are told that the proper way to
I such. Make seven up-turning two- of dentists would be seriously in- down the lot and set it down on the transplant the palmetto tree is to trim

I \s inch plaits, three from one end and terfered with, as it would nourish the further side of a ditch. Day after day all the roots off close to the''bulb, and

I I! four from the other. teeth and make them sound and heal- toads turned up from every quarter to cut off all the leaves except the centre. i

On the space above the three plaits thy. The teeth of the present breakfast on bees, and were duly trans- Then plant them four feet deep, with i
I embroider the word "Engagements"with ration are, as a rule, weak and soft, ferred to the lot beyond the ditch. At some good soil around them, and they i
Roman floss 2,000. On the and need frequent assistance from the length it occurred to Mr.Bannehr that will grow without any trouble. Do i i

pockets formed by the upturning dentist's art to keep them in condition the toad might be a more energetic not trim off: the bootjacks, for they

plaits embroider ,the names of the: to perform the duty of masticating animal than the general suspicion retain the water, and feed the tree in :
days of the week with the same kind food. gives him credit for, so he tied a stringto dry weather.-Daytona News.

of silk, which is black and will there. Cotton seed meal being so wonderfully one of the legs of the duly trans

fore look well on any color of ribbon. rich in carbo-hydrates, its generaluse ported toad. Within two days the rW'W>9rW 'W V V
Across each word work a spray of as food would insure a sufficient toad had resumed his stand before the

flowers,' with Asiatic twisted embroidery -, supply of the elements needed to make hive, string and all. Mr. Bannehrhas SPRAYYOUR1 ,
silk Asiatic filo in natural lost much of his humane interestin
teeth: sound and strong. This one factis JESfRP
toads.-Manatee River Journal. l R
sufficient to make use of cotton
Forget-me-nots, pansies, violets, seed meal as food popular with those -. ...- I \l1 S 1 .r

rose buds, sweet peas and star jasmineare who have experienced the modern STATE OF OHIO, CITY OF TOLEDO, 1r8. & 'r
good selections for. such small torture of the dentist's chair and wishto LUCAS COUNTY. /
FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he STAIIL'S
spaces. have the rising generation saved is the senior partner of the firm of F. J. 1 Excelsior spraying,
Finishthe ends of the ribbon, or from those pangs. CHENEY & Co., doing business in the Cityof w lOutntB[prevent hill leaf insects blight,
rather the bottom of the two lower Dr. Clayton used plain cotton seed Toledo,County and State aforesaid,and land wormy fruit. Insure vi
pockets with small crochet rings. meal, such as is sold for stock,food, that the said firm will pay the sum of and Vegetable yield of crops all Fruit,
Use a large one of the same kind to sifted through an ordinary sieve. If ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and land bend full 6 treatise cte.for on catalogue spraying1.

hang the case by, drawing the ribbon the use of cotton seed meal as a food by every the case use of of Catarrh HALL'S that CPTARUH cannot cured t WM.STAHL.QuincylllSMETAL Circulars free Address

through it, and fastening it near the for human beings should become gen- FRANK CHENEY.
middle of the ribbon. eral, it would be prepared with much Sworn to before me and subscribed in -- ---

ZOE RYMAN. greater care. There is a handsome my presence, this 6th day of December,
c the mill which A. D. 18G6.
profit awaiting develops _
Picking a Husband.For this use of cotton seed meal.Columbia A. W. GLEASON, WHEELS

a man's birth look' to his (S. C.) Register. | REAL. | Notary Public. for yourWAGONS.

linen and finger nails, and observe the i ,
inflection of'his voice. For his tastes, Mr. J. W. Bannehr is a very extensive Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internallyand .

study the color of his ties, the pattern bee-keeper, owning some twenty- acts directly on the blood and mucous Any size you want,20
surfaces of the system. Send for testi-
to 66 in.high. Tires 1
and hang! of his trousers, his ringsifany. eight colonies at present. He relatesa monials, free. to 8 in.wide-hubs to _

For his propensities, walk very laughable difficulty. He found F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0. fit Coat any many axle. times Haves in
around and look carefully at the back one,morning a toad'sitting before one J jjST'Sold by Druggists, 75c. a season to have set

of his head, and remember girls, never of his hives enjoying a breakfast of c your of low wagon wheels for hauling to fit -_-

marry a man whose neck bulges ever bees, snapping them up one after There is a medium between veloc- grain, fodder, manure, --== '
so little over his collar., To test his another as they came out of the hive. ity and torpidity; the Italians say thatit tires.bogs,&Oatl'gfree.0. No resetting Address of .

temper, tell him his ,nose is a little on Not wishing to kill the toad, which is is not necessary to be a stag, but EMPIRE MFG. CO..., 5C-.i.

one side and you don't like the way generally a very useful animal, he .one ought not to be a tortoise. f Quincy, 111

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OF SUBSCRIPTION, State Horticultural Society. SOUTH FLORIDA FAIR. the latest and most improved patternsnow

Por One Year .........................a...'2.00 The annual meeting of the in in France.
Por Six Months..... .................. .u.. l.oc eighth A Triumph Over Gold and Gloom. use
In Foreign Countries ....................... 3.00 Florida State Horticultural Society is Up to this time Mr. LaMontagne'sefforts
Subscriptions in all cases cash in announced to convene at Jacksonville, From our Orlando exchanges and have been mostly in the line of

advance. No discount allowed on one's at the rooms of the Board of Trade, on the Jacksonville dailies we compilethe experiment. But from the tests he
own subscription(except in a club), but to at following details of the South has made he feels
all agents liberal cash commission will Tuesday, May 7th (proximo), 7:30p. : confident that
be allowed a on all subscriptions obtainedby m., continuing in session until noon Florida Fair held at Orlando, March wine equal in quality to the best im.

them. Write for terms. on Friday following.The 20 to 24: ported goods can be produced here,
To every new subscriber we will send, State has reason to be proud of Under the circumstances the exhibit and he will devote more attention to

postpaid, a 'copy"of Whitner's "Garden-sub- its Horticultural Society, which, meas- made is simply astonishing and wine making hereafter, and build up

scribers mg in , $2.00 each For ,two we will new send, ured by the number of its members, no one should fail to see it. It is an industry at home which promises

postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange by the intelligenee of its membership, surprising to see what our own people satisfactory results.

Oulture." by the prominent horticulturists par- have done in so short a time in the EXHIBITS IN THE LIVE STOCK DE-

Rates of advertising on application. ticipating in its work,,or by the resultsit way of vegetables and flowers ; under
Remittances should be made by check,, stands the ordinary circumstances there is PARTMENT.
has accomplished, among no
There is
postal note order or .registered not a large number of ex-
letter to order money of foremost of kindred societies in this or doubt but that we would have had.the hibitors in this section of the fair, but

JTARJUJER AND FRUIT GROWER any country. finest exhibit ever seen in the State; what shown creditable.
are are very
Jacksonville Its sessions are remarkable for their as it is we have nothing to be ashamedof Exhibits for ring shows in the live

NOTICE sustained interest; the theoretical and and much to be proud'of The stock department will commence

scientific subserve the practical; its floral exhibit is very good indeed; the promptly at i o'clock each day, and

If you receive a copy of this discussions always pointed and animated citrus exhibit of our own county is of some of the rings will be shown .between -

paper which you did not order, never remote or dull, annually necessity meagre; the display of agri- the racing events during each
consider it an invitation to sub attract'a large and enthusiastic attend- cultural implements is fair. The ex- afternoon.

scribe. If you do not want it, ance. The social feature, to whichone hibit in the woman's department as Among the several exhibits of live

kindly hand it to a neighbor. session of each meeting is givenup usual is excellent, also that in the department stock, may be mentioned a yearlingcolt

affords rare opportunity for interchange i of domestic economy. The by Mr. Austin, of Orlando.Mr. .

CONTENTS. of ideas and the forming of ac display made by the colored people is Aubrey Smith 'enters a bull
quaintances. In the interest of his occupation exceedingly creditable and shows that
GROVE AND ORCHA.RD-Treatment for Frozen (registered Jersey). Thts is also en-
Orange Trees; 'How Orange Trees Recover no horticulturist can afford to they are making much progress in tered for Florida raised.
..... ... as
; Formulas for Rot and Blight 195
"Standard1' Groves in Orlando; Orange miss these annual meetings, and any our county. The poultry and live Mr. Smith also enters two registered
...... ..........
Planting Takes a Boom 196 one interested in the material stock departments also came to
prosper- up milk
.. Jersey
THE t'INERY-Windella Plantation... .. 196 cows.
FARMER AND TRUCKER-Strawberries all the ity of the State will find them of inte.- their usual high standard and have William Smith of
1 Year ........... .. ........................ .. 197 attracted much attention. The Orlando, enters a
Notes on 'Peanut Culture; Spanish or Flor- est.The precinct Florida raised part Holstein milk
ida Clover Preparing Cauliflower for approaching session promisesto exhibit by Mr. Joseph Edgar of
Market...;......... ...... .. .. ...... ..)98 cow.
LIVE STOCK-Pork Made on Peanuts; Devel- be one of the largest and most suc- Gabriella is especially attractive and J. A. Kirkwood enters a Jersey and
oping Heifers as Milkers; Dairying in cessful in the history of the society. shows what can be, done in Florida; Durham milk
South Georgia; A Jolly Sort of Farm. 198 cow.
OUR, RURAL HOME-Wild White Lilies; Flower Jacksonville was selected as the placeof he demonstrates clearly that if we on- E. J. Reel has graded Jersey milK

Broom Garden Holder.No...-'.3.;..Short........Cuts.....;....Whisk....... 200 meeting in response, to the invita- ly make the effort we can produce
Picking a Husband; Cottonseed Meal for tion of the Board of Trade which article we can consume right cow.Dr.
......... ................... 201 ; pro- every H. K. Clarke, Ocoee' a Jersey
EDITORIAL. -State Horticultural Society; Val- :vided so admirably for the convenienceand here at,home ; he has been awarded heifer.J. .

". FaIr.nation..of..Orange..... ....Groves.......:.;..South.. .....Florida........ 203 comfort of the society and its first premium for the best precinct ex D. Prescott, yoke of oxen and: a,
The Experiment Station; Markets........... 203 members at its last meeting.: [Trans- hibit in the State, something any man Florida raised hog. Visitors to' the

POULTRY-High Vegetables and Priced Strawberries Eggs; Egg at Charleston and Fat- 204 portation companies have granted the could justly feel proud of; his exhibit fair should not fail to see this specimen

Producing Foods...... ..... .... ...... 204 very low rate of one-cent-a-mile to and has been greatly admired by'every of It has had
The Growing of Sugar Cane by Small Farmers porker. never a
.... ........................................ 20S from the meeting. Tickets at this rate one who has seen it. mouthful of grain, being fed entirelyon
Weather, and Crops; 'Florida.--i Ground Bone' 206 (available only to members holdingthe The splendid exhibit of Lee county grass and is as fat and hearty as a

Weather in Jacksonville. secretary's certificate) will be in charge of Editor Isaacs, of Ft. corn fed, weighing about 225 pounds.
placed on sale at all points on the 6th Myers, has ,been the centre of attrac-

a" a be aj.sI -m..=I.. and 7th of May, and will be good for traction, as this county was about the PRECINCT EXHIBIT.
sI t1S On the it but
j DATE. cd t1S .... sI ell GI return until the ith. Special rates at only one in the State where the citrus opening day was '
00 00 natural that visitors should seek out i
--- - the various hotels will be announced family was not badly damaged by the
\'Mch.19.... .... 60 68 77 53 24' 65 ..0Meh. whatever was to be found in the way [
....... late frosts. Mr. Isaacs makes fine
20. 66 ;0 81 64 17 i2 T
.Ieh. ........ later.Any of fresh vegetables, and those who :
21 45 51 57 43 14 50 .0 can become a.memberof display of lemons
.... .... person oranges, grape- I
Mch 22 47 Se made directed the'
5J 43 15 50 .0Mch. inquiry were to exhibit -
23 ........ 56 55 63 50 13 56 ..oMch. the society by paying the requisite fruit, vegetables, etc., etc.--in fact
.... of Mr. James Edgar of Golden
24 559 69.54 62 .
15 .0Mch. membership fee of $ which shouldbe the freeze does not seem to have affected
25 ....... ... 60 64 i4: 52 22 63 .0 Rod in this He is
county. compet-
- remittted to A. H. Manville Secre- his section the slightest.
'Mean .... 60 68 for the for
;.56 51 17 60 .T ing special premium pre-
'Total' tary, Glen St. Mary, Fla. orange and lemon trees with the
rainfall. cinct exhibit. He has a long and
T Trace. greenest foliage shows no effects of
E. R. DI!MAIN, Observer. Valuation of Orange Groves. the cold, while the fragrant well-filled table, and his exhibit embraces -
articles of household
Jf there is a long war in Cuba the The tax assessor of Orange county blossoms and green foliage make us many
well the
Florida cigar factories will have to has issued a circular ordering a reduction -, feel that we are really in Florida once economy, as ,as products
the soil. Mr. Edgar is a Scotchman,
the value of
on orange more.
raise their own tobacco. If there is an groves
worker and of the
an indefatigable one
and without
pure simple, reference to
April freeze in Georgia and South ATTRACTIVE-LOOKING BOTTLES. .
most successful in this of
growers part
land and improvements: If killedto
Carolina, Florida planters will get tosnip the and is Adjoining him are three pyramidsof the State. In his exhibit is fodder of
ground sprouting out
late. If the
several different varieties made
from the attractive-looking bottles bearing hay
catch of stump, seventy-five per cent
plenty quails...>.<. will be taken off from the value of labels equally attractive to those who from sweet potato vines, pea vines,

Our Frost Proof correspondent, Mr; 1894. On those putting out from the have a taste for liquors. This is the crab grass, millet;'rice and corn blades;

S.: -W. Carson, in a letter says : "I large limbs, small limbs killed, fifty exhibit of J. B. LaMontagne of Win- three varieties of Irish and three of

have two kumquat trees which suf-- per cent off.On groves that will ter Park, a Frenchman who brought sweet potatoes, five of turnips, corn

fered but little. These are seedlings, likely produce a small crop this year, from his native country a knowledgeof in the ear, ground peas, carrots, pars-

and as this variety does not bloom twenty-five per cent off. On those wine-making, which he is putting to nips, tobacco (cured), lettuce, three

until about May and are a capital that will produce one,fourth to. one- practical use here. He makes wine varieties of cabbage, parsley, barley, i

fruit, I think it would pay well to half crop, no reduction will be made. from both grapes and oranges. His rice, collards, onions, cassava, squash, II

raise them." On those entirely killed, value sameas exhibit comprises four varieties, threeof strawberries, celery, a home-cured I

other farming lands." which are from grapes, the fourth ham,. and a nicely stuffed and baked j I

A correspondent at Peniel writes: .V from oranges. From the grapes he chicken, nineteen varieties of preserved !

: Strawberries are in full bloom and bid In the strawberry fields, in the early exhibits sauterne, claret and hock.' fruits, sugar cane and home made i

fair for half a crop. Orange trees are morning, the discharge of shotguns From the oranges, plain Florida sirup. With a cook stove and a few I

i all killed, except a few of the largestones against the marauding robins is like orange wine, but far superior to the loaves of bread, Mr. Edgar might

and are being sawed off close to the ,rattle of file-firing. ordinary article bearing that name. open a boardinghouse and feed his

the ground. Gardens are being exten- Mr. LaMontagne also exhibits French' guests from his own products as theyare

t sively, planted. People are very close For people who wish to live happily machinery imported by himself last here exhibited. ,

up for money, but are of good cheer, together there is this sound advice : pear for crushing grapes and expressing POULTRY DEPARTMENT.

and feeling bully. Do not live too much together. the juice from fruit. This is of There are about forty entries in this '

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department in charge of Walter L. cally opposed to that of using the THn

Wescott. They embrace trios of $15,000 annual income of the stationon

black breasted reds, blue pile, brown the college farm and in the build- FIRST NATIONAL BANK
reds and six game cocks by D. C. ings located thereon. Such a policy, OF FLORIDA

as we expected, did not suit the ,
Hill.R.. P. Siler, of Ocala, exhibits two board of college trustees, which con- JACI :SOI T'II4I:4J: .

coops of pigeons, ten pairs; a trio of trols the disbursement of the money The Oldest National Bank in the State.This .

Hampton grey combs, trio of barred appropriated for the purpose. They Bank, after twenty years of successful business has just undergone a rigid special exam!.
Plymouth Rocks, Light Brahmas and went so far as to abolish the- office of other nation period by the of United twenty States years Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended for an

Brown Leghorns. director. By conservative yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
strength and ability to meet legitimate demands.
Mrs., Thos. Bickerton shows four "This bit of "inside history" may We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations assuring you that your
trios of Sherwoods.W. be uncalled for and out of place, but favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.

L. Wescott exhibits two trios of we venture to hope that it may influ- JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY

Indian Games, trio of Brown Leghorns ence some one to work for a legislative President. Cashier.

investigation of the management of Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.

J. A. Aldrich shows trio Black the Florida experiment station-of the

Minorcas, trio of White Leghorns. use which has been made of much DAVIDSON & oo.,

David Lee shows a trio of White more than $Iooooo, which it has received -

Leghorns.E. from the national treasury." COMMISSION MERCHANTS.

J. Reel exhibits a trio of White We fully agree with Professor Cur-

Leghorns, trio of Houdans, trio of Ply- tiss as to the 'wisdom of the policy HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS

mouth Rocks.T. suggested by him, and believe that a I ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYjVEGETABLES; OF ALL KINDSNo.

J. Beeks shows a trio of Silver great deal of valuable work could be 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati Ohio.

Spangled, Hamburgs. done at a slight cost to the State by a

Edward Yambert shows a pen of corps of well-selected volunteer ex
grey geese and a pair of the same. perimenters. And the funds appro-

A. W. Williams one Indian Game priated for the experiment station Somers Brother & Co. ESTABLISHED

cock and one Shawlneck cock. Lucinda work certainly ought to be expendedin 1876.

Detwiller exhibits one bronze that direction and no other. But '

turkey. Mrs. Samuel Mackay, a,pairof we see no serious objection to the Common llerchants. Fruits and Prod UC ., .
Bantams. Geo. Wiilliams shows a merging of the offices of director
Refer to Banks, Mercantile Agencies and the business community of Western Pennsylvania.
pair of frizzlies. Peter Battin a bald and president in one man. A bright
Market Reports special references to regular shippers, shipping stencils, stamps, etc.,fur-
eagle. Hannah Perkins, a trio of active man ought to be able to conduct nlshedfree application. INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENCE INVITED.

both lines of work
rabbits'a especiallywhen _
---- -- --- so 'much of the experimentingwould is steady. The first new Bermuda came Business Notices.
The ''Experiment Station. in this week, and with light market
be farmed out to volunteers. cargo ORANGE BUDS FROM CALIFORNIAOurreaders
Professor A. H. Curtiss, the agri-- advanced from 8.00 to 9.00 per barrel for will note a new advertisementfrom

cultural editor of the Times-Union, prime, with some of the best new sellinga Mr. Wilhite of Riverside, California. -
writes as follows in his department : flarkets.JACKSONVILLE shade higher. Sweet potatoes in mod- As there is some question as to the
erate supply and steady at the advauce
-"'""- wisdom of. using buds from the scale-
"The Florida experiment station is
established in the week.
early infested trees of that State
'Mch. 29. we may say
in effect an acephalous institution,,the FRUITS AND PRODUCE. Vegetables.Imports that Mr. \Vilhite is nurseryman of long
board of trustees ,have devolved the Corrected by Marx Bros. experience both in this State and in Cal
direction of its work' upon the presi- These are;average quotations. Extra choice for the week: Havana 1,242 ifornia, and that he is now sending budsto
dent of the agricultural college, whose lots lots fetch sell lower.CowpeasClaybu.prices. above top- quotations while poor crates of onions, and 1598 crates of other his father, Mr. Isaac Wilhite of Mann-

....................... 1.25. vegetables. Bermuda, 144 crates of ville, for use in his own grove.
attention must, of course, be almost Whippoorwill............. 1.50 onions, and 907 crates of other vegetables. PINEAPPLE PLANTS. The''rumor that
whol with affairs. 41 Red Ripper....... ...... .... 1.75
occupied college Rotterdam 90 of
Black ijye.... ...... ........ 2.00 packages cabbage. the Bahama government would prohibitthe
'We are tempted here to indulgein Cocoanuts.... ........... .............. 3.50 Domestic onions of desirable qualityare exportation of pineapple plants seems
a personal reminiscence at the risk Peanuts best brand..... .... .... ....03 10.04% in light supply and firm, occasionally to be unfounded, in view of the adver-
Imported cabbage,each.............-. .16 than
of appearing egotistical, but with the apples bbl................. 5.50 held higher quoted, especially reds tisement of Mr. Griffin in our columns.See .
beets bbl.................. 2.50 but offerings vary wide in quality and also the card of Mr. Verbeke of
honest purpose of stimulating fresh Potatoes bbl. Burbanks.............-. 2.50 under grades irregular. Old Indian River.
interest in an institution which ought "" sack. .......... ......'"... ..... 2.30 cabbage in light demand and weak. Ber-
Early Rose N. Y.seed..... 2.75
,to have become a leading promoter of Hebron, seed................. 2.75 muda onions advanced to $2.50 under
industrial advancements. Peerless.. ...... .... .......... 2.75 small receipts, and beets command $2.50
i Florida's "ChitiRed..................... 2.75 crate with 2.75 and $3.00 realized Bradley Redfleld. Eugene D. Redfleld.
I When the retirement of Director De- Onions, bbl............ ...........,... 3.25 per
Eggs.-: _...........-.. ...-... .12 when tops have been cut off ; lettuce ESTABLISHED 1871.
Pass became a foregone conclusion, VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. more plenty and weaker. Other Ber-

we were urged and finally consentedto Yellow Yams Corrected, bush by.Davis.......&...Robinson........ .50 muda vegetables range about as quoted. REDFIELD & SON,
offer our services as director. In Sweet Potatoes ....... .............. .50 Havana vegetables in moderate supply
Hubbard squash, bbl.. ........ ...... 2.75 and meeting a good demand at better
communicating with the trustees we Lettuce doz.,.." ........".................. .25 to .40 prices. Commission MerchantsAND
made it a condition of our acceptanceof .35t0.50ggPlants California peas sell readily when of

the position that we should be allowed Tomatoes, crates .... .................. 3 00 good quality but poor to out the policy whichwe Sweet Pepper, bu. none..........-..-... 3.00Okra other California vegetables in
carry bu, none..... .. .. ............. very
had urged year after year in the Green Beans crate, none ............ small supply. Fruit Auctioneers
Peas none....... ........ ........ Florida vegetables are commencing to ,
columns of the Times-Union and Turnips, bunch....................... o6 arrive and bring extreme prices when
Farmer and Fruit-Grower, namely : to Cucumbers crate..................... 7.00 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to .15 prime. Some fancy string beans have
distribute the practical work of experimentation Kershaws each.... ..1.... ..urn.. loto .15 sold as high as $10 @! $15 per crate; peas We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetable,
among a dozen or more of Parsley,per daz. bunches ............ .50 mostly poor and sales have been about$2 either at private sale (which has heretofore been
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ ,25'to .35 crate little cabbage sold early in our custom) or by the auction system (recently
intelligent and interested workers in Green onions,per doz. bunches....... .20 to .30 per ; a added to our business) as desire.
Pepper hot bushel, none............. 1.50 to 2.00 the week at $3.50 @ $4 per bbl but with you may
various parts of the State, but mainlyin Sage, well cured, Ib..................... .10 to. 15 larger offerings at the close $3 is top and
the orange region, where there Lima Hens.----Beans, shelled, qt none ............... .35 poor would have to go lower; only small '

seemed to us to be peculiar need of Roosters..................,...-........-. .25 to .30 lots of other vegetables arriving. I Produce Sold
studying the resources of the Broilers.................................. .18 to.25 Charleston asparagus has arrived spar-
countryin Turkeys, per,pound,gross............... .12
the way of food production."We Ducks............-.........-.. ........... .30 to .40 ingly and brought extreme prices, occa- .I Quick and paid for quick Is the like our ship
that could Geese.................................... .50 sionally higher than quoted, with spine 'pers 40 of Fruits and Vegetables It; and
\ believed we organize Wild ducks doz........................... 1.00 to 2.00 poor a little lower. our dollar is years'experience,guaranty both of without ability defaulting and stabil a/1.
..................... )
I a corps of co-workers, who would Wild turkeys each. ity. Any bank IT merchant using mercantile
I Cauliflower doz...... .......... ...2.5010300 I reports can tell our standing.
devote a portion of.their land and of New Potatoes bbl. .................... 5'to,6' Pittsburg Market. As we never buy we never have goods of (
their time to such work, we advisingwith Florida Cabbage, each............. .... .8 to 10. our own for tile best prices leaving that ot'' ..
for second ,
>growers place. We want more
>- -< Pittsburg, March 25.-Cucumbers, extra .
them supervising their consignments for increasing trade. AFTER
operation New, York Vegetable Market. fancy, per dozen, 1.25 to 1.50; good, INQUIRING AH TO OUR STANDING
and collecting and publishing ,THY US. A TRIAL WILT COAT YOU
I Potatoes. 1.25 lettuce '
ordinary, 750 to ; large, per 'NOTHING, AND YOU MAY LIKE OUF.
I the results. To this sort of practical Imports for the week: Great Britain, dozen, 50 to COc; small, 30 to 40c: half- I METHODS: BEST.

work we would have devoted a large 2,497 bags; Continent, 200 bags; Bermuda bushel basket, 60 to G5o; head, per barre), cards Letters free.answered Bend::! your for Stencils our]lath anil
part of the funds,all except what would 558 barrels; Nova Scotia, 114 bags. 6.00 to 7.00; green onions, per dozen, 15 I book about marketing Fruit Vegetables
have to be devoted to the State potatoes have been in some accu- to 25c; cauliflower, large, fancy, per doz-
mulation, but there has been a very good en, 1.50 to 2.25; California, per case, 2.50 French & Co.,
so called"scientific" work by the station demand, and prices have been well sus- to 2.75; onions, Havana, per crate, 1.25 to
"staff" at Lake City. tained; sales generally at 2:00: for prime, 2.50; potatoes, per barrel, 7.00 to 7.50. & 116 Warren. St., New York.

"Such a policy would be diametri occasionally higher and lower, and tone SOMEKS, Buo. fc Co.

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,1 Vegetables and Strawberries at .

t Charleston.At To Orange-Growers. .

r this time of year, when under ordinary ,
I circumstances the vegetable seasonin \
: Charleston should be opening, people The largest crop and best grade of fruit can only be obtainedby

naturally feel some interest in truck and using fertilizers containing
the condition in which the gardens find

themselves after the most rigorous and

adverse winter that has ever been Not Less than 12o/0 Actual Potash.
known to local vegetable farming.On (KaO)

this day last year, Charleston's

market was being supplied with straw- This is equally true of pine-apples and other tropical fruits.Our ,
berries and green peas grown at her own
doors. These and other products of the
to books on Potash are sent free. They will colt you nothing to read, and will save Shortest
neighboring farms were being shipped Quickest Most Attractive
the Northern market, while at the present you dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street, New York. ,

time, the pea vines sprouted since i O j TE:
----------- ----
; the late blighting frost, are scarcely two BETWEEN

: or three inches high, and the strawberry Poultry.Edited this short tale, the difference between FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH

,i beds, will not yield their fruit for two or $3 and $8? What does the surplus

i : three The weeks season to has come.verily been an unprecedented .......,.... -by...-S.- S.-DeLANOY- -.....--, Apopka- -,-Fla.-- -"'" represent ? Does it go for value received Florida Central and Peninsular

: one. Scarcelya year passes with- High: Priced E<
( out some adverse weather. Does the price of the setting of breeders imagine they have got a cor; NEW THROUGH ROUTES.
I eggs?;
One season one is injured, retarded A New York to Jacksonville
crop ner on eggs. year or two ago they by
or cut off, but now for the ,first time almost always indicate the quality of chicksto anxious sell New Florida Pennsylvania R. R. to,Washington -
I : in the history of the trucking in' be expected? No, it does not; were to at $3 per 13; and Southern Railway to
; since then have Northern Columbia, Florida Central &
I I "i dustry of Charleston,do the farmers find culls will be found in the highest they won a prize or Air Line. Peninsular to all principal

c ", themselves on the threshold of the priced sold. Even those that two, up goes'the price to $5, regardless points In Florida.
{. ;+' marketing period without one crop un- eggs of the Wilson Gorman.Brice bill, Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
';. and ready for shipment. The pay $25.00 per thirteen eggs the price Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga -
damaged and the condition of finances.
present and ,
Southern R'y to Ever-
;, misery which loves naturally that some are sold at, do not get all Florida}
: company Barred Plymouth Rock ette, Florida Central & PenIn-
men are especially -
i j finds some consolation in the knowledge high class fowls. If the buyer is boundto Limited. sular to all Important Florida

i, that no other section is much better off, have the variety that sells at that active in the upward move- points.
i :' but this questionable alleviation of the ment. If you are a Rock fancier and Kansas" City Kansas City, Fort Scott &
I price and secures one or two good Memphis Kansas Cit ,
; : farmer's.feelings, is powerless to improve specimens from the hatch he is intend,to try your luck with eggs from andJackno'vllle }to Birmingham, Southern'.
I I :: the desolation ,which has been spread, money one of the many prominent'breeders Thro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &
and evidences of which still exist far and ahead, because if he was to buy that Peninsular to all Fla. points.
of that breed it would be
wide in the truck gardens of the Neck many good ones from the breed, they probably Louis to Jacksonville by
Short Line to Du Quoin,
best for to state whether wish 1St.
I and the neighboring i lands.I' would probably ,cost him, four times you you Holly Sp'gsRoute. Central to Holly Sp'gs,
' Freight Soliciting Agent Cominer, them for males or females, as breedersof City, Memphis &; Birmingham -
and he will
again perhaps not
$25.00, to Birmingham,Sou. .
whose business naturally brings him in Barred Rocks J -
I' get as good results from his $25.00 Plymouth mate sep- R'y to Everette and F. C.& P.
contact with the farmers and makes him
arate for best "results for males
Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville .
pens -
r familiar with the condition of the truck eggs as he would had he bought from Ill. Cent. to Holly
and females and unfortunate
I t fields, talked :yesterday in a very interesting some other'breeder' at one-fifth the ; were you Holly Route.New Sp'gs. }Sp'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham I:
of the condition of the vegetables enough to'get eggs all from a special Sou. R'y to' Ever-
\, i way price. Why? Well because the ette and the F. C. & P.Louis'ille .
l of this section. He said that mating for males your pullets would
breeder who hatches several hundred & Nash'ille to River
everybody knew;of'course; that the last be all culls?
\ f probably Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
,: heavy frost had killed everything, barring perhaps a thousand, more, has the How of our readers have paid ,To }route with through sleepersJaokso'ville
f '-: the strawberries. After it was over the opportunity to' select a few, and often a many between New Orleans and

r ,,' truckmen had to start afresh to plant very few considering the number he $5 to $10 for 13 eggs, and with what ..' Jacksonville.The .
results ? This article is writtenfor F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track in
; everything, and it was the condition of not
has to from that
pick are really high Florida running through the
and outlook from these the of
newly-planted purpose condemning high- Tobacco Region,
class. He carts them off to a national "
: crops that everyone was now thinking. priced eggs, but to demonstrate the Stock farming and Dairy Section,
.,} There was no doubt that the acreage was show, beats his competitors by a one- Peach and Strawberry Lands,
fact that every egg does not contain a Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country,
: a large one; but that was comparatively half a point or so goes home, gets die Phosphate Belt.

little,consequence in view of the wider big head, tacks on a few more dollarsto standard chick, as many suppose when Has the Silver Spring and
differences of opinion as to what the purchasing a setting of Other fine Scenery.The .
the price of his in fact chargesyou Great
eggs eggs.S. Hunting Country.
yield would be. His book showed that S. D.
the difference between and Beaches the Noted fishing Grounds.
! in the immediate vicinity of Charleston $5 --.. .. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-
something over 1,300 quarts per acre : $25.00 for his, reputation. The same and ety of soils in the State, and above all
: Egg Fat-Producing Food.
would be expected, but it 'was very thing occurs if you'wish, to purchase a 'Runs over the Central Rldgeland
' certain that nothing like that quantity bird from him and in like No thrifty farmer's wife will allow Where It Is High and Healthy.
r: propor- Prosperous towns nil its route and it offers
would be picked this year.A pullets to be killed for the table. Are the best freight facilities for any produce to

well-known farmer, who was some- tions.We know of breeder you raising pullets.for egg producers? the Northern markets. Send for the popular
a prominent song
of in the field
thing an authority berry ,
who makes of And are you raising all as thoroughbred "MY FLORIDA "
had told him that only half a crop could a specialty one
be expected, and while opinions differed, and has managed to capture a few stock for breeding purposes? with its spirited words and beautiful music

as they always do, he was inclined to be- first prizes, by purchasing the best to Then bear this in mind. Feed to se- descriptive which is gotten of an up actual in elegant Florida style-SIx Home pagesof and

1 t lieve this to be a fairly correct estimate. be had in this and, Europe cure rapid growth in bone and muscle, full sized best music paper,containing also
Time had not yet been given to esti- country a picture of a home in Florida and a hunting
avoid fat. The and fat'rations
and charges $8.00 a setting for eggs. corn scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (In
what had been done the
mate damage potatoes to of
stamps )
should be only to pay expense )
secure a juicy j con-
by the late heavy rains. Under You would suppose those eggs ,would Send also for the best map of Florida(sen
such circumstances there was always produce wonderfully fine chicks, but dition, with only small, lines of fat free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A.

more or less danger of rotting. But do they? The only reason I, have to under the skin. Muscle forming 'feedis Jacksonville, Fla.,
whether this had occurred in this instanceor the producing feed-wheat -
doubt it is that this breeder egg ,
was compelled
Would not,be he thought made in a the very Charleston large potato territory crop- to purchase, birds to exhibit atone 1 I oats, barley, 'with other occasional The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.

this year. The farmers who had lost of the leading shows 'the:past sea- feeds of buckwheat, with say 20 percent Offers to Shippers:

their other crops would naturally turn son, from another prominent breeder, of corn in winter and 10 to 12 The Shortest and Quickest Route

their attention to potatoes later in the that only charges $5.ooper setting for per cent of corn in spring ,and sum- BETWEEN

season, and before the year was out itwould' mer, until wish to fatten when I
probably be found that a great eggs, but that's not the whole of the you FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN
'' shot. On corn and raw beef-all they will eat THE EAST AND WEST.
quantity of potatoes had been 'plantedand story'by a long receiving .
grown for the market here. his purchased pen of exhibition birds, will make them excessively fat, and With Improved Ventilated Cars, this com-
the quickest, of other ration to be pany is bettor equipped than ever ever to
The cabbages had suffered fearfully. that cost him close on to $20 oo a any handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
He had seen a gentleman recently who head for a breeding and looking named. But this muscle-growing insure close connections and prompt despatchto
told him that out of planted, all Easteru and Western Markets.
fifty acres
feed builds the structure for
them he finds that he has up egg-
over not Through oars to destination with-
he would about
he thought get five'
+t acres. Such fearful havoc'had, of course, got the birds that can win. Two producing'' 'work.. To do all this for out change or, delay.

not,been wrought every where, but none cockerels and neither one of them fit your fowls is treating them honestlyand shippers Perishable advised freight time followed passing various by wire Junction and'

of the farmers had escaped without more : to eat the golden cake. What does giving them chance to pay you points and arrival at destination.

or less severe injury. he do to get that much coveted prize? well for the work and feed you fur- ly'All for overcharges and loss prompt-

The peas planted after the freeze had Why, simply goes to a breeder that nish them, and also enables you to See that your goods are markedvia
grown to about the height of a man'shand. sell stock which will not disappointthe F. C. & P. R. R.
$3 for and
' Nothing could be predicted of charges 00 a setting eggs
For information'call on or address the undersigned -
them yet but every one could see that borrows a bird that can win and did purchaser.-Ohio Poultry Journal.! iC. .
I --.-* .*..-.- E. TAYLOR Trav. A'gt Ocala, Fla.
' while they should now be on the market win which he afterward "I believe ,
.: W. B. TUCKED, Gen. A'g't/ Orlando, Fla.G. .
they did not have so much as a bloom bought at two dollars, the price he THROAT DISEASES commence with a M. HOLDEN, Trav. A'gt, Leesburg, Fla.
upon them. Cough, Cold or Sore Throat. "Browris W. R. FULLER Trav. A' -''t,
I The lettuce had been simply wiped out gave for the others. Bronchial Troches" give immediate and Or N. S. PENNINGTON, Traffic Manager,

II, of existence.-News and Courier. Do you catch on to the moral of sure relief. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Jacksonville Freight,Fla.Agr '

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The Growing of Sugar Oane by great care. When growth ensues the
Small Farmers. work of cultivation should be rapid
In continuation of this subject and thorough, to be completed by a -WRITE TO THE-

which was touched upon last week, "lay by' when the cane has reacheda

we give the first part of a valuable size which will effectually shade the L. B. Darling Fertilizer Co.

article prepared by Professor W. C. ground and prevent the growth of

Stubbs of the Louisiana Experiment weeds or grass.To. ,

Station: [ be Continued.l] JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
During the past year many letters .

have reached this station asking information If you are in need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material and get their
relative to sugar making on' a SEEDS IN SEASON. Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.

small scale from cane and sor
sugar r>oiv'rr MIl9p

ghum.. Information is also desired by Cow Peas, Whippoorwill, Clay, Red Un- This opportunity of a,lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .

the syrup ,maker, how to cook syrup known, Sugar; Crowder, Wonderful, and'Warehouse Rear of 26 West Bay St., on river front, midway bet.? Main and Laura St*.
sOas to granulation on the one Black and
prevent Conch. Upland Rice, Send for Pocket Memoranda Book.
hand when a too great density is Beggar Weed, MilletsPearland
reached,'and fermentation on the other German. Spanish JOHN L. MARVIN,
Peanuts and all President.H. .
when the syrup is not cooked enough.To T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,
answer all these questions is the FORAGE PLANTS.Also Cashier. Assistant Cashier.

object of this article.It CflPlTAIi $100,000.
Garden Seed lowest
is proposed herein to give the Send for price list. prices. '

simplest rudiments of sugar makingfor THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK
guidance: of small farmers,who L. CAMERON ,
grow only patches of sugar cane and JACKSONVILLE, FLA, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
make sugar and molasses for home
local To makea respectfully solicits your Deposits, Collections and Geneva
consumption or use.
refined sugar upon an extensive CATTLE AND HOGS FOR SALE. Banking-Business.CORRESPONDENCE .

profitable basis, there are. required --- INVITED.
many hundred acres of cane and a Full blooded

most costly sugar house consisting of CATTLE/ DIR) CJ i ORt9 t
mills diffusion DEVON: John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell. Chas. Marvin,
ponderous or a plant,
and crosses on registered Jerseys and Holsteins. H. T. Baya T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
clarifiers, tanks, filter presses,,multiple Judge, E. M. Randall., C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson
effects, vacuum pan, mixer, ,centrifu- Or" H. Robinson John E. HartHdare.

gals, sugar wagons, powerful enginesand PURE BLACK ESSEX PIGS
enormous boilers. To make sugar SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
on the small scale about to Best breeds for the South

be described, there are required Reasonable prices and low freights. OF: :FLORIDA,

only a horse mill, evaporator anda JACKSONVILLE.
few boxes capable of holding -
CAPITAL, $50,000.
cane juice-an outfit vary- 3-23-4 Bainbridge, Ga. I .
ing l in cost from $50 to $300. H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HARKISHEIBIER,Yice-Prei.
The'first toward makingis WM BAWLINSON, Cashier,
step ? sugar HONDA REAL ESTATE
the growing of the sugar cane,or
The latter is planted from DIRECTORS :
Wanted in for TJnencum-
seed and to date of ,the large .
number of varieties used, none .have J. A. HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSON, W.,B. OWEN.

surpassed Link's Hybrid, a varie- EOTTABE LOTS Collections made on all points of Florida;and Remitted for on day of Pay-
originated by Mr. Ephraim Link, ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on
of Greenville, Tenn. This is planted at $100 Each. Savings.

either in the drill (and thinned when -

up to one stalk every four inches) or FRUIT EXCHANGE.
dropped at intervals of eight or ten Near Station and Batting Beach

inches, and two stalks left to each hill. .

Its after cultivation is like that givento An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
should be CHAPIN FARM AGENCY, I best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $3OO.000.
corn. Sorghum cut just St. Augustine, Fla. BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
assoon;, ,as the seed are ripe. In mak- 3-23-tf order. Write for price list and terms.
ing sugar or syrup from sorghum it GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vlco-Presldent.
.... should'be treated as sugar cane, but ALBERT M. IVES.Gen'l! Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.
DIHECTORS-Geo. it. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill Bradford Co.; Dr. E. E. PrattHilishoro
should be borne in mind that the Co.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.; Hy Crutcher Orange Oo.jD.Groenleaf; Duval uu.jJ.
juices of ,the former are much _more D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard 00.L: F. a. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton Putnam Co.; M. S.Moreman St.
impure, and, therefore more difficult Johns Co.C.F.; A. Blelby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck,1'olk,, Co. .
and than those Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit! Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla Stencils,
to granulate purge VniATSTH with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
from the sugar cane. I
In planting the sugar cane one con- JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
tinuous' stalk (and two, if the land be FARM t. ,

very fertile), should be deposited in COVERED ''I/I/, i

an open furrow and securely covered.In WITH STUMP, Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS
this should be
the fall covering sev- ;

eral inches thick and the land shouldbe ,
well drained. Early in the springthe Grain Wines
; Coal, Hay, Liquors,
extra soil used in covering shouldbe f

removed in order to secure early :.; ".E Cigars, Tobacco, Etc. :.
germination, for the sooner the cane : 'C M1 S. ,
the the Jlaolonv111e, ::E 1or1d i.
starts in the spring greater < .r "rc fmEYiGiflfs-
maturity in the'fall, and therefore the TDMP ACHI N I..
After the Works on either Standing Timber Stumps. Pull PR ICE- LIST OF WH I ISKI ES:
'richer germination -
sugar. an ordinary Urub In one and a half minutes. !Makes I
of there is a period of clean sweep of two aCl ell at a sitting. A man, a bo: MANONGAIIELA RYE....................It 50 CABINET BOURBON... .............. ..$6 oo
cane apparent and a horse can operate it. .No heavy chains or will rods t PARKER..... .................. ........... 175 J. MARTIN RYE.... .......................... 300
rest when the young sprout t for handle the machine.The crop on You a few can acres not the longer first;afford year ,w pa pa:: ORANGE VALLEy........<... ..;........., 2 00 VIRGINIA GLADES......................... 4 oo
several taxes! on unproductive a timber land. Clear it, raise i SPRINGVALLEYBALTIMORE ......... ..,..............250 OJ.DDOURBON.................... ..... 3'oo
undergoes a multiplication bountiful crop with:91slabor and recuperate your oil CORN....................... 200 KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 500
times by "tillers" or "suckers." Thisprocess' worn ou land by pasturing.! It will only eostyoupostal i NORTIICAROLINACORN... ............, 250 OLD BAKER......... ...................... 5 oo
of 'tillering" being over, the price,terms card to testimonials.send for an Illustrated Also: Catalogue full infommtioi givini: CLIFTON CLUB....,.. ...... .............300 MONTROSE VELVET RYE.................. 6 oo
concerning our I. X. L. Grubber 1 Iron Giant Grul
for the season being favorable, and Stump Machine,Two Homo Hawkeye awt othe: JUGS EXTRA; One gallon 250; two gallon soc; three gallon, 750, Remit by post-office
cane appliances for clearing timber land. Address money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order.A .
grows with great rapidity. During MILNE lUNUFACTCUIXa CO., COS 8th St., Monmouth,III complete price-list of Groceries and Wine List, sent free on application
tillering the harrow or plow should be Sunny side Shetland Pony Farm.! For catalogue address
Atllne Ilro at above office and number.JJrcodra JOHN CLARK, SON & CO,
used only to stir the soil, and witji of Pure Shetland 1'aulea.

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g 4D HA4 To insure insertion in this column, advertise-
ments must be accompanied by the n.oney.
For the Week Ending March 25. Advertisements must not exceed fifty words.
Postage Stamps received in payment.
The past week was not very favorable PUR'srwx: Count every word,including name and address..
forcrop growth,the weather being too dry -

and cool. The temperature continued be- WANT TO BORROW $500, for five years on
low normal in all sections,the greatest departure my Grove and Poultry Farm. Inter-
est paid annually or semi-annually in Jackson-
occurring in the western counties. ville. M. Chesebro, Plummers, Fla. 3-30-31
The average temperature for the State was
is the
three degrees below normal. A numberof story FOR EXCHANGE. City real estate in Chattanooga
I of Imitation trade for Florida property. Six cottages in
correspondents report light frosts on marks and label. about factory part of the city. Wilson & Toomer,
the 18th in the northern part of the State, Jacksonville Fla. 330.3

but they think no injury was done to the WANTED -Wanted a Northern
fruit buds. A cool wave on the 21st and DAIRYMAN and Dairyman who has had experience
22d carried the temperature below the in the South;can use a mowing machine
ARtADD( HAftER SOPA and make pea vine hay. Moderate wages and
'frost point, but it is believed that nothingmore good prospects. Address, enclosing testimonials
serious than a check to the growthof STOCK FARM, Bainbridge Ga 3-23-2
resulted. The rainfall
vegetation was FOR HATCHING from imported thoroughbred -
decidedly below normal; some sections of Costs no more than other package soda-never spoils Bronze Turkeys; one dollar for set-
the State had none during the entire week, : in pacfr'ages ting of nine eggs, Send money with order. No
and no place was favored with more than flour-universally acknowledged purest in the world. charge for packing and delivering to Express
Agent here. Addres H Erwin, Pomona, Fla.
light showers.: This condition was injurious Hide CHURCH fc 3-23-10
only y CO., Ifew York. Sold by grocers everywhere.
lands and in sections where
on high CASSAVA SEED CANE only $[.25 per hundred
dry weather has prevailed for several Write. for Arm and Hammer Book of vt luablo JZecipes.FKEJg.: seed was not injured by the cold,
weeks but in the flatwoods and sections and is first class. Now is the time to plant it.
""" .'T" Send along your order accompanied by the cash,
where heavy rains have recently occurredthe and it will be promptly filled, Address H. Er-
absence of rain was beneficial, permitting win. Pomona, Fla. 3-23-4

such lands to be plowed and pre- 64; normal, 66; average rainfall, 0.08; spondent, as many others have been, CASSAVA SEED CANE. $1.25 per TOO feet.

pared for crops. The severe southwest normal, 0.71 of an inch. is misled by supposing 18 per cent. of Lawtey, Fla. '

gale on the 20th did some damage to ten- Southern D i s t r i c Temperature acid is available in the WANTED TO EXCHANGE. Twenty acres o
der plants, covering up the smaller! ones slightly deficient; very little rain. Veg- phosphoric Land for a small place on the
and whipping off the foliage from the etation has improved much during the commonly accepted meaning of this Halifax River. T. K. Godbey Waldo, Fla.

past week notwithstanding the dry term. FOR SALE-California Orange Trees of all
larger plants. for this season's planting. Cheap for
Western District:Temperature aver- windy weather. Pineapple fields in the cash. Address, A. B. Reuss, care ,of Col. Phil-

aged about 5 degrees below normal for lower Indian river section are being ips, Gainesville, Fla. 3-16-1

the week; no rain except light local cleaned of grass. Highest temperature, WANTED exchange a 350 acre' farm in
showers on twentieth. Too cool and 87; lowest, 49; mean, 69; average rain- ., Fla for an orange grove.
fall T. normal 0.32 of inch. Address, W. L. Thomas Valdosta, Ga. 3-16-4
windy for crops and fruit to make good ; Known
growth but a splendid, week for farm E. R. DEMAIN, Everywhere.Sold CHOICE Orange and Lemon Trees and Bud-
for sale. Address, I. H. Cammack,
Observer Weather Bureau.
work.. Thin ice reported on the seven- Everywhere.Grown Whittier California. 3-i6-tf.
teenth and light frost generally on the Jacksonville, Fla., March 26, 1895. Everywhere.
t fin CASH, will buy 20 acres number
but material doneto $150 UU ,
eighthteenth no damage one strawberry land with'a tworoom -
fruit buds. Pear and peach trees in "Florida Ground Bone." fJy cottage in St.Thomas, Fla., for an actual
full and bloom and con- : $ settltr. This offer open for a short time only.
prospects -
HAM..V oc. pr ffg gg|qpv Mills.EGGS.
tinue good for a fine crop of fruit. Some It appears that a fertilizer is being dealer them. Send
and Absence advertised in the Northern Ferry's Seed Annual for 1895. FOR HATCHING, of fifteen varieties.
corn cane being planted. extensively Invaluable to all planters and loversof .
Albert Fries,St. Nicholas. 3-23-3
7w of rain has put the soil in good condition' States called"Florida ground bone Flowers.Fine] .Vegetables Write for and It-Beautiful Free.
for plowing and planting. Cane in bank and River D. M. FF.KUVA-CO., LEGHORNS
potash' sold by the Alafia : stock for sale cheap. Agent for
was damaged in by being frozen Detroit, Mich.
Smith & Romaine's boiled betf and bone, $2.25
during the winter. The low price of cot- Mineral hnds Co., principal office' perioolbs.: Island Poultry Yard, C. H. Jacques.,,

ton seed meal is causing an increase in Syracuse, N. Y., with an analysis of Prop., Fernandina, Fla. 3-30-2

demand, much being used in orchards. 18 per cent available phosphoric acid, BUDWOOD-parson Brown, ten dollars per

Oats look well. Highest temperature 77; ( cent. actual potash price Maltese Straight and Hart's
31} per Tardiff Oranges and Lisbon Lemons seven fifty
lowest 34; mean,56; normal, 61; average $17.50 per ton delivered $16.50 in A BARGAIN.High per thousand. Address J. W. Waite, P. O. Box
rainfall, 0.08 of an inch; normal, 1.26 809, San Diego, California. 3-2-4
car lots?
healthy location, eighty feet above sur- TO MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like
Northern District.-No rain during Dr. Peter Collier of the New York rounding lakes. No swamps within miles, & Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor
week scattered showers Experiment Station replies as followsto mile from railroad station.\ Seven room bunga- ida last year. Hundreds of: testimonials. For
except light on ,
low house, plastered and papered throughout; particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
20. Temperature averaged about three a correspondent who inquired completely carpeted and furnished; 249 feet of to-13-tf

below normal. No damage reported about this article: It will be seen that piazza; three open fire places, good piano, windmill BROWN'LEGHORN EGGS for HATCHING.
water thtough house and yard. Bathroom for R. Puddy
from frosts of 18th. Southwest gale on $i 13.
he is misled in reference to the most Brick and cement cistern. Five lakes in Lawtey Fla. Barred Plymouth Rock eggs for'
20th slightly injurious togardensand veg- sight of front door. Tenement: house for help. hatching. 1-5-20
etation in general as it took moisture from important constituent, phosphoric acid, Two ponies, cow, Goodrich combination buck-
soil already too dry. Farmers are plant of which he says the analysis shows 18 board, wagon, harness, agricultural implements, LIGHT BRAHMA, D. B. Plymouth Rock and
Turkey Eggs for hatching, Ji.oo doz-
etc. Four old ,
acres 12 year ,orange trees i#
ing corn, cane and other crops as rapidlyas per cent. to be available. This is due acres 6 year old trees i acre 2 yar old trees. en to suit the times. C Gomperts, Lady Lake,
possible and a considerable acreage of to a misleading statement upon the 26 acres of land Price $3,500. Improvementsand Florida. 2 2-16
corn, Irish potatoes, cassava and forage furniture cost $5.000, without groves or Agent's profits per month. Will
part of those who are attempting to land. Address until April ist, prove it or pay forfeit. New Ar-
has been planted. Strawberries
already ? -
crops this fertilizer the market S. A CUNNINGHAM, S 5 2 5 ticles just out. A $1.50 sample
doing fairly well and some light place upon Altoona, Lake Co., Fla. and terms free. Try us, CHIDES-
shipments being made from some sec- who do not declare the phosphoricacid TER &SON, 28 Bond St., N. Y.

tions. Some seedling orange trees puttingout in their product to be available' THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, TILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS FOR
I leaf buds on larger limbs. Irish potatoes using the term as it is invariably used to make them eat and
growing quite rapidly. Fear of JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORXD.A. grow fat. Sample package by mail, thirty-five
in the conditions of G, Palatka
cents. W. Fla.
'late frosts has retarded somewhat the speaking'of a por- Tilghman, ,

planting of tender truck. Highest temperature tion of the phosphoric acid in nearlyall 1-26-10
SALE-Bronze turkeys, Black Langshan,
81; lowest, 41; mean, 61; nor- fertilizers; nor .is it used in the FOR Game fowl. Langshan, Game and

mal} ,. 63; average rainfall, 0.05; normal l, sense in which the fertilizer law .of Pekin duck eggs for hatching. Mrs. W. H.
: Mann, Mannville, Fla. 12-1-12
0.70 of an inch. this State speaks of it when it says LANDS. -

Central District.-Temperature aver- that the of available FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
amount phosphoric
and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,
between 2 and 3 below
aged degrees acid in any sample sold is to be: Fla. 3-n-i6t
normal; great deficiency in rainfall. The :
determined the method '' :; .EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel
cool, dry weather has not been very by adopted by ;'., .. .,. .J' FOR North Carolina mountains. Owner must
favorable for rapid growth and the Convention of Agricultural Chem- live in Florida. Wants good orange grove. W.

sections crops are reported at a standstill RESORTS ., --- B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. g-t5-tt
! but no damage has been done except the ists.But those placing this brand above ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in
! high southwest winds on the 20th caused We pay freight. Write for our latest
. the light soil to drift in places, covering mentioned upon the market state that price-list. E. W Amsden Ormond, Fla. tiTHE '

1 up small plants and in some instances a certain per cent of the phosphoricacid t INVESTMENTS LAKELAND NURSERIES-Have for sale

whipping the larger plants, injuring themto is available' in the soil, which' 127,000 citrus trees on sour orange,grapefruitand
rough lemon roots,of the following varieties:
/1 some extent. The wind had a damaging practically and legally amounts to the Marsh Seedless Pomelo, Thompson Pomelo,.Au-

" effect on all vegetation as it still fact that do not in DEVELOPMENTSATTRACTIONS rantium Pomelo, Boone's Early, Parson Brown. ,
they guarantee
further dried the soil which was already Hart's Tardiff,Dancy Tangerine,Satsuma,Kumquat -
! their product any form of phosphoricacid King and Maltese Blood Orange, and,Villa
i too dry for crops. Corn is coming up Franca and Belair Premium Lemon. TahitiSeed-
:, ',' well and some is ready for the first plow- known to the law of the State less Limes. A specialty of the Marsh Seedless

(: ing. MelonH! up and beginning to make other than insoluble phosphoric acid, Grape-fruit.Fla. C. M. Marsh, Lakeland, Polk,Co.,
I. vines. Tomatoes, showing signs of a form without any at present generally ADDRESS,
blooming. Irish potatoes, cucumbers, TREES.-Fine stock; none better: low

I cabbage) etc. doing well. Rain is badly recognized to the land.value when applied ,G. D. ACI gR.LY, numbers"*J prices, offered.and square Write treatment for prices.No Thirteen"bacfe!

]/ needed m all parts of the district. High- directly years experience. Phoenix Nurseries, Braiden-

:r est temperature, 85; lowest, 41; mean, But it will be seen that our corre Ooxo. PasseX1ger AQ:1 town, Fla. II'+3-iti


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! 48 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and

65 to 70 hours between Savannah and Boston. The magnificent Steamships of this Line are appointed -

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

Both ways : .
From New York. From Jacksonville,
(Pier 29, E. R.) STEAMER Florida.

Wednesday, Mar. 27th, at 3 p m........ ."CHEROKEE". .......Tuesday, April 2d, at 10:00: a m
G. M. SORREL, Manager.: Friday 29that3pm.........''ALGONQUIN".... ....Thursday, II 4th, at 12:30pm:
Tuesday, April 2d, at 3 p m........."S l\nNOI.ltlJ ........Tuesday, 7th, at 2:00: p m
Friday .. 5th at3pm. ......."IROQUOIS". ..... ...Thursday, IIII 11th, at 6-00am
Monday.u 8th, at 3 p m........"CHEROKEE"..... Sunday.U Hth, at 8 oo a mi6th
Wednesday, loth, atspm. ........"ALGONQUIN".Tuesday, II at 10:00: a m
Friday IIII I2that3pm..SEMINOLE".Thursday, II at 12.oo n'n
Tuesday, 16th, at 3 p m.... ...... "IROQUOIS". ........Sunday, 2ist at 2:00: p m
Friday II 19th at 3 pm......... "CHEROKEE" ...... ..Thursday, 25th at 4:30: a m 22d, at3pm..ALGONQUIN".Sunday, cc 28th, at 6:30: am
Wednesday, 24th, atspm........ "SEMINOLE" .. ......Tuesday 8:30: a*mII
Friday II 26th, at 3 p m...... ... "IROQUOIS" ........Thursday, May 2d, at 11:00: a 111
Tuesday, II 30th,at 3 pm........ ."CHEROKEE".Sunday, 5th, at I.30pm


Philadelphia and Jacksonville Line.

Weekly service between Jacksonville and Philadelphia; calling at Charleston, S. C., south
bound. The fast freight Steamships "Oneida" and "Winyah" are appointed to sail as follows -
From Philadelphia: STEAMSHIPS: From'Jacksonvilla Direct :

Saturday, March soth.. .. ................... ..ONEIDA... .... ..... ...... ...Friday, April !5th\
= Saturday, April 6th..................... WINYAH...... .... ....... ...Friday, April 12th
Saturday, April I3th.. ......... .. .......ONEIDA... ...... ....... ....... Friday April 19th
pa..a.lle Rater: I Saturday, April 20th.. ............. WINYAH. ........ .. ...... Friday April 26th
Saturday, April 27th....... .............. ONEIDA... ..... .... .... .....Friday, May 3d
Between, Jacksonville and New York: First-class $25.00 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, 843.30;
Steerage, $12.50.

'r Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion: $47.30 ; ST. JOHN: 1 I"V"ER.: [ I1: TE.
; Steerage, $14.25. ,The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
For Sanford Enterprise and Intermediate Points
(Central or goO Meridian Time.) on

Tallahassee" .... ......... .... March 24, 4.00 a.m. the St. Johns River.
City of Augusta. .. ...Tuesday March 26, 5.30 p. m.
Kansas ... ....Friday, March 29. 7 00 a. m.Nacoocl1ee. .
March 31, 800 a. m. The elegant iron side-wheel steamers"City.
City Birmingham...... ..... .... .... ..... ...... ..............TuesdayApril 2, 10:30: a. m. '. '
City of Augusta.... April 5, 2.oop.m. Jacksor1'V'i11e, "
Kansas April 7,' 4.00 a. m.Tallahassee. W. A. SHAW
........... .... ............Tuesday, April 9, 5.30 p. m. Capt. ",
City of Birmingham .... .T....Friday, April 12, 7.303. m. "I'J] D'K DeBARY "
City of Augusta..... ................ .......... ... ..... ............Sunday, April 14 9.oo a.,'m. .
Kansas City... April 16, 1t.00a/m. T. W. LUND
Tallahassee........ ...... ............ ... ..... ........ .. ..... .. ... ..Friday'April 19 2.00 p. m. Capt. Jr.
City of Birmingham......... ...... ... ............... .... .... .. Sunday April 21, 3.ooa.m. Are appointed to sail from Jacksonville, daily except Saturday, at 3.30 p. m., and from, Sanford
Cityof Augusta .... .... ........ ...... .... ..... ... ..........,. .....Tuesday, April 23 4.sop, m. daily except Sunday, at 9 00 a. m.
Kansas City. ..... .. .... ...... .......... ........ .... ..... ...........Friday, April 26, 6.ooao m.
Tallahassee........ ....... ...... ..... .... ..... .... ........ .... .....Sunday April 28, 7.003. m. SOUTHBOUND. NORTHBOUND.
City of Birmingham ... .,.... .... .. ...... ............ ....... ......Tuesday, April 30 9'ooam. Read down. scnJ
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Leave 3.30p. m. ........... ...... ...... Jacksonville..... ...... ...... .... Arrive 3.30 a. m.
City of Macon ............ .................... ....... .. ...........Thursday, March 28, 6.30 p. m. II 8.45 p. m ... ... ...... ..... ..... ..Palatka ...... ...... ...:.. ...... Leave' 9.00 p. m.
Gate City....... .... .... ................. ....... ................. ....Thursday, April 4, x.oop.m. 3.ta. m. ............ .......... Astor............. ...... ... 3.ooP. m.
City of Macon........ .... .......... .... ... .... .... ... ... .... ...Thursday, April n, 6.3op.m. .1 4.30 a. m. .... ...... ............ .St. J.i.rancis. ...... ...... ...... .... u 1.30 p. m.
Gate City.... .... .... ........ .... ........ .... .... .... ...... ........ Thursday, April 18, i.oop.m. 5.30a. m.. ...... ..... ..... ......Berestorc...... ............ ...... 12.00 noon
City of 11 acon......... ............... ... ............ .... ....... .. Thursday, April 25, 5.30 p. m Arrive 8.30 a. m. ..n.. ..... .... ... .... .Sanford. ... .......II.. .. .. .. 9.00 a. m.
9.25 a. m. .... .... ..II ........ .... Enterprise..... ........ .... .... 9.30 a. m.

( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) .

Elihu Thompson........ .... .... .................................Wed'day, March 27 6.00a. m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville-
De souJ:. .. .... ...... ...... ...... ...... .. ..... .... ...-....... ....Wed'day, April 3, 11.30 a. m.
Elihu Thompson...... .........."... .. .................... .. Wed'day, April 10, 6.00 a. m. A. J. COLE Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, 1 New York.
Dennoufr. ...... .... .... .... .... ........ ............... ...............Wed'day, April 17 12.00 noon M. H. CLYDE Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow ing Green, New York.D. .
Elihu Thompson..., ...... .... .... ............. .... ...,.. ..... ..Wed'day, April 24, 5.00 p. m. D. C. MINK General Freight Affent. 12 ;o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia Pa.
THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green New York.F. .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS M. IRONMONGER Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville, Fla.
LESLIE foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville Fla.
J. A. Superintendent
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah Florida & Western Railway,
I Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. WM. P. CLYDE & CO.. Gen'l Agents
: Through Bills of Lading, Tickets and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your. ,
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to 13 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Howling Green, New York.
\ J. P. BECKWITH G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
New Pier No. 35 North River} New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. W. A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston
W. It .JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York.J. WILLIAM} A. BOURS & CO.
D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent. Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y. ,
J.I,. ADAMS Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON General Agent
353 Broadway New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.
W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers
WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent,
New Office 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. ,
aoasa \rEST\< \ BAY i9'I, JACKSONVILLE, 11'LvA.. .

SOO Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass., Thirty-Seventh Year. Reliable Seeds.
We Handle Only the Best and Most A Comple Stock of

SP.ECIAI./J'IES: : Hay Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal

Specially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical countries. ,
|" R U I T T ft E E S3 Peach Oriental Plums and Pears Japan Persimmons,
Strawberries, Guavas, Giant Loquat etc" etc. Rare Conifers and Broad-leaved Evergreens, Camellias Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.
Azaleas 50,000 Palms 20,000 Camphor Trees, Hedge Plants Open Ground Grown Roses. The
Green House department is complete in plants of every class suited to Southern Horticulture. Catalogues -
free. Address P. J. BERCKMANS, Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta, Ga. STATE AGENTS FOR PURE GROUND BONEfygerlJUlen
No Agents.

Fertilizer Go. NITRATE SODA


Automatic Mixer. Barrel Attachment.
.Y 60 000InuseeogisteoftheU.H.t A valuable ill ustrated
; q,.I MAUES COMPLETE Book (worth 5.00)) given to each purchaser. Tree and Vegetable
=' pss. ?;" .;...-;..-M ",,;,0 Satisfaction IILUatnluRUandTreatidoont3prayinaFrce Guaranteed, or Money Refunded Orange KAINIT, Etc.

+.' BR MACHINES Our making! from to $20.3.erdny./ FERTILIZER.
,, Agents are $5
; I:; : .,: ::::..:.-..;.: c .. c Forpartlcularsaud P. c. LEWIS MFC. CO., These Fertilizer have no superior in the market, and a trial will convince) ,
WIU.SPRAY ACRES PCR& DAY terms,address BOX lit Cataklll, N.Y. Bend for Catalogue, free.



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; How to row Wntermees tar Large Profits

Is a treatise on melon culture recently issued by the Paine Fertilizer Company,who have,during the past six or seven years,made the fertilization and sale of the melon crop a SPECIAL
f. STUDY believing:and finally proving that this crop is not only the MOST PROFITABLE)crop grown in Florida but also a CERTAIN CROP,if planted and fertilized according to the directions given
\ in the above pamphlet which will be sent FREE upon application.
{J Our Company are the only manufacturers of High-Grade Crop Formulas,who have carefully studied the requirements of many of our principal and best-paying crops, especially the Water-

i Write Us for Full Information Showing How to Plant for Market on a Large Scale.
: REMEMBER that our specialty for years has been the growing and selling of melons for large profits. Our watermelon brands aro known and used throughout the watermelon
I sections. No other company has ever manufactured special brands for this crop.

;, BEW'' ARE of those Imitating our formulas or copying our instructions-the use of their fertilizers can only mean PARTIAL SUCCESS and often TOTAL FAILURE.

; COMMENCE PLANTING NOVI' and continue,as we direct every ten days until last of March. Write for full particulars. NOW is an opportunity to recoup
: your losses from other crops.

: BEAR IN MIND that New York City alone could have used all the fine early melons grown in Florida last year therefore if we increased the Florida acreage tenfold or more
there is plenty of11larketin room and the acreage is HARDLY DOUBLED this year much of it being poorly fertilized, which will only produce inferior melons
: that will reach market too late to secure the handsome profits obtained by those who carry out our advice to the letter. The variety of melon planted by our customers is growing in favor and
i the demand is increasing each year.Our .
:, Company,with its house at New York and connections at Boston and Phitadelr.hia. command tho principal dish Uniting points in the Northeast,where the highest prices are always
paid for fine melons. Should the quantity of early melons grown in this State o. have arrangements at Cincinnati and Chicago to distribute them through the West. We already
have control of the bulk of the early crop-let us handle yours,and it will reduce competition on sales,thus enabling us to hold up the market to the HIGHEST POSSIBLE:: PRICES
making\t : i
an purchase our Special large quantities, so as to plant on a more extensive scale. Write for stencil. .



will bring the highest prices per box ever known. GET and FOLLOW our instructions and you will not only have a good crop of fine fruit next winter,but you will save your trees, hurt by the De-
cember and February freezes, from two or three yurs set back. Full directions will>e given upon application.


Stop Fertilizing for Display It is FRUIT you Want,

Fine, Bright, Thin-skinned, Juicy Oranges in LARGE

QUANTITIES that bring High Prices in Market.The .

PROFITS in planting come from Increased Yields of Finer Vegetables, which can only be obtained by the use of High Grade Crop Formulas -

adapted to your soils and crops. How long is it going to take you to find out that you can treble and quadruple your NET PROFITS by using our
High-Grade Mixtures AS WE DIRECT ?

Many have been so encouraged by PROFITABLE YIELDS from the use of our Formulas, while previously they had barely made expenses, that
they have increased their acreage each season until now they derive VERY LARGE INCOMES from their crops. Do you want proof of this assertion? then

write us and we will give it; or try a few acres with our brands and prove it for yourself.
Our experience in handling the fruit and vegetable crops in New York for many of our customers and their friends has shown us that buyers at

that point examine each purchase with a very critical eye, they will pay HIGH PRICES for fine stuff and but very little for that which is ordinary. Write us

for our pamphlets and advice of how to grow crops for LARGE PROFITS, also, how to fertilize trees on different soils for INCREASED YIELDS of FINER

Do you know that the application of light ammoniates, such as Cotton Seed Meal, Blood and Bone, etc., etc., are the MOST INJURIOUS ARTICLESyou

can put on your grove ? They give a splendid growth of wood and foliage, but acting only as STIMULANTS they DESTROY THE FRUIT PRODUCING
PROPERTIES of tree and plant.A .

Ton of our carefully-prepared Formulas, applied as we advise, is worth, in the long run, a carload of these ammoniates improperly applied and

being IMPROPERLY PROPORTIONED with potash, phosphoric acid, magnesia, etc., etc.
You are growing FRUIT, not FOLIAGE, for sale, VEGETABLES, not VINES, therefore you must avoid all RANK: GROWTH It is
STEADY, STRONG and HEALTHY GROWTH that developes the FRUIT-PRODUCING PROPERTIES of the plant and puts money into your

pocket. Write us for all information on agricultural matters, to

710 and 712 East Bay St., Jacksonville Florida

And for all information about selling your fruit and vegetable crops, to

No.1" Broadway New York N. Y.

Get our latest prices on all agricultural chemicals before purchasing elsewhere. We undersell all competitors. Our facilities enable us to do this

easily, and, as a rule, to give better and higher class grades of materials.



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