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:
June 8, 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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Preceded by:
Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
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Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen


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!S. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor. JACKSONVILLE. FLA., JUNE 15, 1895. Whole No. 1375' .ll.- VII SERIES, No. 24

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I :58 fc 60 WEST MARKET ST. 119 fe MICHIGAN ST.,
If you are in need of any Fertilizer or Fertilizer Material, and get their

Special Low Prices for Cash with Order.


This opportunity of a lifetime to obtain Fertilizers at about cost to the manufacturer.Office .

and Warehouse Rear of 26 West Bay St.,on river front,midway bet. Main and Laura Sts.
invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable agents wanted at
all principal shipping points, Send for Pocket Memoranda Book.


National Bank of Jacksonville, Fla 'Bank Commerce. ,Buffalo, N..Y. Dun's and Brad-. .1.1.0' nOo.o: : o ''T'H1RMRP8'UN .
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/ Dozen piQeappleplaQts WORKSfor

o An exceedingly l large Stock of Desirable. Plants, mostly pot-grown are
best set during Summer. We have everything of value you may.need
G Saw Mills has lately been improved and
0 0000A'T<. OVV' PRICES. Q Q WI g FOR SALE. is absolutely perfect. Simple, sensitive, dura-
7 ble and cheap. Very quick
o Special attention called to Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruits,Camphor,
"'0p Cinnamon Sisal Hemp, Palms, Surinam'Cherry, Grevillas, Ornamental GIG BACK MOTION.Variable .
14 Trees, Shrubs, Vines,Aquatics,etc., etc. Everything for Florida.
Special low rates for quantities. Catalogue free.REASONER. to any extent and in a great measure

BROS., Oneco, Fla. CAN BE DELIVERED IN AUGUST. all varies feeds handle and The the easiest easiest<<;> of and all to safest apply.of

An Immense stock of Can be Put Mill in Few Hours.We
on any a .

WE E HAVE E HEALTHY POT-GROWN Guavas, Eugenias, p will gladly loan free of charge for thirty
Camphors, Palms, Gardenias, Olea Fragrans, For further information write days to all good mill men,or will give six weeksto
Magnolia Fuscata, and thousands of other the first to apply from each county. .

desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write JOHN M. GRIFFIN, For further particulars, apply to the
for prices.
P. J. BERCKMANSFRUITIiAND Governor's Harbor, ,

NURSERIES, Augusta, Georgia. J. EMJSKSON,
Bahamas Apopka, Fla. Manager.


Packet 10 cents;ounce 15 cents;pound$i.5o,postpaid..
PEARL MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds$1.25 post paid. 10 pound lots or above by ex- 1

press KAFFIR or freight CORN not prepaid AND BRANCHING, 20 cents per pound.SORGHUM. Pound' 30 cents; pounds, $1.00 postpaid. ; :FOR: SALEIn Live parties wanted to han b
io pound lots or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound.
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25 cents; 4 pounds 90 cents any quantity,nice,clean,.thrifty Orange and
postpaid. io pound lots or above not prepaid I2 cents per pound. Lemon Bud Wood of the following varieties: 300,000
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound, postpaid, 30 cents.;peck 75 cents;bushel,$2.50 not prepaid. 1!

MAJORCA, first-class Orange and Lenon .-
free. I Irate r l lac h e J''", Florida MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS, Trees.
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abu iur 18\140'515,recouo.s years'experience :
(t.,1. i s new Catalogue \ 17 eanyprouucuve
and the vigorous Citrus trifoliata,which without protection,stands the winters,as far north at Washington,unlnlured.jORANGES.POM WILSON'S BEST,
ELD S.CITRUS; FRUITS _Danoy's Tangerines & Mandarins. BOSTON & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT ,,0.,

in.variety,on both orange and tmoUata stocks Over goo varieties for Florida and Lower South, ,
graces,apricots,olives, pom aranatesalmonds,pecans,Janan walnuts,Japan chestnuts,kumquats,ornamentals LEMONS.Usbon : BOX 2522,
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resting" .".". "" orchards and"grounds,maintained tot the purpose at considerable .P.\\hasbeen >All true to'name.: $4.50 per i.coo; Sio for 3,000; .
a leading! feature of the business for thirteen years,,and has amply repaid the outlay in the Information de4 $5zo for Delivered to post,office in the
bvresults obtained In our own rose pardons,,we have selected,and offer,as especially well to the.climate of this region' 7,000. any .
State. Address
B D VARIETIE I S,: ? 0'I 5 E.S 2ttandsonie O. D. .WILHITE, SAW MILL wh
: Riverside,.California. r A KIVI r.K .N h works, also successfully Grinding 4
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,oo-page,uuit grower annual : zotttcultuta and-baok free I'*ullamlcorrectaescripuons|40 Accurate .
artistic illustrations i recent results with leading sorts I latest practice ancibestmethods culture management. Send to : and Water Wheels.
( of the CatauwTie bfnW Wilhite and know him to
I have known O. D.
to be reliable. Have received.buds from,.him DeLoach Mill .Mfg. Co..
tiENsIMARY'R1JiiS'! :the past week in fine condition,-Chas. Pugsley,
\ Mannville,Florida. 323 Highland, Ave., Atlanta, a.H .





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by the experience and observation of twenty years. .
Fruit and Vine Fertilizer. ORANGE TREE MANURE. Garden Truck Fertilizer.

.%n._. v,1, h Ammonia....... ....... ..............Per. 3 4 Ammonia..t....... ......Per 5 6 Ammonia............ ..... ........
i Avail. Phos. Acid............ ........... 6 to 8 Avail. Phos. Acid...... .... ........... .. 7 to 9 Available Phosphoric Acid......... 4.50 8.25 to 5.25
Acid Soluble Phos. Acid...... .......... 2 to 3 Acid Soluble Phos. Acid..... ... .... ...., 2 to 3 Insoluble Phosphoric Acid......... i.oo to 9 oo
) Total Phos. Acid........... .............. 8 to 10 Total Phos. Acid. .. ..... .. .......... 10 to 12 Total Phosphoric Acid.....,....... to 2.50
r ?t,4, "S Actual Potash.... ...... .... ............ 10 to 12 Actual Potash,..... .. ................. 3 t0454 Potash(actual) .... .. .......... 6.50 9.00 to z1.ooaft 7.50

,,." Ammonia..;.. ..:.. 4 to 5 p'er ct. | Phosphoric Acid............ 20 to 21 per ct. I Equal to Bone Phosphate....... 44 to 46 per ct.
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IMPERIAL latest approved: designs. The most economical, because the strongest

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.'tobacco and corn culture aud for truck farming has no equal. Made with seven or eight spring I IMPERIAL PLOWS
"' teeth. Easily adjusted for depth with lever from rear.. Unloads trash readily ;:stirs and pulver-- ",1' < _
iza the ground thoroughly. Made of steel and malleable iron; finished nicely, and bound to give NO. 10. Chilled, weight 80 lbs..... ... $9.00 No. 9. Chilled, weight 65 Ibs. ...... ......$7.oo. '
satisfaction wherever used. Adjusted for depth. .No. 8. -.0 50 Ibs.. 6.00 I No. 5. 46 Ibs...:.:....... 5 oo.

The teeth 8J inches long and f' inch square, are fastened to the. cross bars by clamps, and
'can be raised or lowered to any degree of cut, or taken out for resharpening. The cross' bars are
j U shaped, the lightest and strongest shape known for a harrow bar, and are highly carbonized I
'' to add stiffness and prevent bending or getting out of shape. A forward movement of,the handle t
/; throws the teeth into a horizontal position,, allowing the rubbish to escape. Brackets attached to
,, each corner turn down when the teeth are out of the ground and make transportation over uu-,
plowed ground easy. Three feet nine inch sections, four bars each.
':' One section, 24 teeth, f'' inch cuts 3 feet 9 inches...... ........ ........$ 8.00.
: Two sections, 48 teeth, fi inch, cuts 7 feet 6 inches............. ....... 15.00.
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, f \ State News. pleased with their orange grove investments of freight charges. This liberality was while positively assured to the contrary -
: -1 in the past, that while they have so much different from the usual meth- it did hope that some arrangementwould
. suffered a set back of a few years by od of this system the people hailed it be made whereby these people
If "Where do you suppose these peo- the February freeze, are not of the as a sign that the road was at last awak- I might get back their money. That
l. jle get all their money ?" This was kind to give up when a little time, ening to the fact that just rates would...hope is no longer entertained. The
, I'' he remark addressed to the News byi work and money, will bring their pro largely increase its freight traffic. Asa comptroller has 'made his report and f
c c well-known resident last Saturday perties up to a better paying basis result the area in vegetation was almost it is now certain that the depositors '
//I Evening after a walk' along Central than ever before in the history of or- quadrupled, and the yield was will not get their money. The ques- >
''k venue from one end to the other, and ange culture in Florida. So they have something phenomenal. The Plant tion now is, where is the money ? The f
\itnessing each of the stores well- help employed, and that help lives people counted on this, and they are people put their money in the bank,
led with customers ( aerly purchas- here and spends its money in our the only ones who have made anythingout the bank has failed and the people are
3g their supplies for Sunday. The stores. The man who expects te see of the vegetable crop. The prices the losers. Someone must be enjoy-
I estion is pot so much of a conun- Crescent City lay down and die will went down, ,and, on an average, only ing ill gotten gains by the transac-
c; urn after all. The Fruitland penina grow two coats of moss on his grand. about enough,was_realized ,to pay the tion.-Marion Times.
is not a sparsely settled section. son's tombstone before mortificationsets freight charges. Appeal after appealwas The chicken and egg peddlers are
the contrary, it is a section well on this municipality. This sent in asking for 'reductions in about to take Tampa and its suburbs]
ulated,by an industrious class of town and country has only got its rates, but all to no purpose. Hundreds A string of fifty-seven of these huck-
r t idents, who, when they suffered the second attack of infantile colic, whichit upon hundreds of crates of stuff have sters were counted filing into Tampaone 1
'.' 1 1 Ids, of their oranges last winter, set to is prepared to throw off easier than rotted in the fields because the growersaw morning last week, and the funny I
1 vjrk with a vim and started in on any other section of the State.-Crescent that the railroads would be the part of it is that they had to sell their !
i J j 0 er crops, with a result that theyh City News. only ones to make anything on the chickens at five cents per head less
e secured for those crops some Just after the last great freeze the shipment.-Fort Meade Pebble. than they gave for them in the coun-
Vie money: Then again there are Plant System promulgated an order to The Marion Times truly sympa try and eggs from one to two cents I
S I a es upon acres of groves owned by the effect that all vegetable seed wouldbe thizes with those who lost by the fail- below cost. Moral : Don't over do '
i -residents who have been so well delivered anywhere on the line free ure of the First National Bank, and, the thing.-Plant City Courier.

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Hay-Making in the Grove. I ture and discolors the hay. Airslakedlime ground was,soft phosphate. Two of are not liable,i or so liable, as, others
Hay-making in Florida is apt to bea should be used instead, if the hayis my neighbors joined me last year and I to take the disease. The blood, the
damp business, even worse than in in danger of heating. A large we got a carload of soft phosphate from sap does not furnish a congenial
England, where they have to cure it amount of this may be sprinkled over Welshton. We used it up in experimenting medium for the microbes.We .
in the cock or the stack with tubesor the hay without making it offensive to on fruit trees and everythingwe hope we have our trees in that
pipes run through it. The farmer the stock, and it will absorb moistureand raised. We have all agreed thatit happy state where the microbe will
should time his operations so as to keep the hay sweet and bright.If was a good investment and have not be suited. We still have a hope
have haying come either before or no rain has fallen on it hay may get ordered'more this.year. It has had a that there is mineral. other fertilizerin
after the rainy season ; hay that is sub- tolerably hot in the mow without marked good effect on all fruit trees, the sap of our trees on these iron
jected only once or twice to the alter- injury; but extraneous moisture is very young and old. In corn and potatoes ridges that will not furnish the con-
nation of burning sun and dashingrain detrimental to its quality. every row that it was applied to genial medium desired by these mi
will be worth little more than showed material improvement over crobes. S. S. HARVEY..
wire grass. Pears, 'Phosphate, Japan Chestnuts those without it. The only thing that Molino, Fla.
Crab-grass must be cut within a few Pear Blight, Eto. prevents our using it in large quantities .
days of the right time (just before it Editor Farmer and I'ruit-Grower : is the excessive freight rate. We How I Saved My Trees.
blossoms), or it will be of little value. I have had some new experience"in have to pay $5.91 per ton in car loadsof Editor Farmer and Fruit Growe r:
Likewise, the curing must be done making hay among large fruit trees., not less than fifteen tons, and $6 88 I have read with interest the sev-
quickly in order to get it into the barn Heretofore I have accepted the belief per ton for less lots. Such unreason- cral articles in your paper on "Howto
with that aroma and bright color that the ground should be plowed? in able rates on cheap fertilizer damage Protect Trees from Frost, Etc.,"
which render it attractive to stock. June to make crab grass hay. In ex- everyone-even the railroads.In and'as we have had some experience
We have often harvested it in the fall perimenting with feeding bearing pear answer to W. H. McCormack in the same, will give it for the benefit -
to be given to ewes in lambing timeor trees I, on March ,15th., put 300pounds I about Japan chestnuts. They are no of those interested.We .
to milch cows, for both of which it of cotton seed meal, broadcast, good here. We have them eight put out sixteen acres of young
is excellent i if cut in the blossom or on eighteen ten-year old trees, cover- years old. They bloomed ,at three grove, one and two year old buds,
just before and cured perfectly brightIn ing a space of 11,250 square feet, be- years old and fruited at four. They during the months of February and
Florida we do not particularly needit ing about 1,100 pounds to the acre. carry very little fruit and do not ma- March, '94, and they put on an excep-
for milch stock, /(green pasture be- This application was in addition to a ture all of that. A part of the little' tionally fine growth and continued to
ing so easily available),. but it is well general fertilization of the whole or- that matures bursts open and is no put out new growth during the warm
worth having for work stock.It chard previously. The orchard had good. I have cut down several and weather of November and December.
will hardly pay us in this State been plowed the first week in March only let about ten of them live so long Fearing that an ordinary frost woulddo
I with our small fields to have a tedder, and this strip was plowed on the 15th. because they were in a place where them damage, we banked them
I but the grass ought to be stirred ,out again, to turn under the cotton seed they were.not in the way. I expect to about three feet with sand about the
with a pitch-fork right after the scytheor meal. cut down the last this coming fall. It middle of December, and on remov-
mower, in order to open up the The row of trees treated has showna is possible that they would do betteron ing the sand from them the ist of
thick bunches. It does not pay to get marked improvement over adjoin- some of the oak hammock landsof April, found that they were not in-
to mowing too early, for the dew will ing rows, the foliage is almost black, central Florida. jured one-half inch below where they
dry out much faster from the standing the fruit is larger and the, trees are Another objection ,to them here is were banked. As soon as exposed,
grass than it will from the swath. But making more wood. Standing where a leaf beetle, metachroma luridum, de- they began a vigorous growth.We .
the moment it is down, let the farmer you can look into the orchard, this stroys the young growth and then have not lost a tree and none
bend every energy toward curing it as row shows plainly a black streak across goes to the pear trees and does material seem stuntedr injured in the least.
i rapidly as,possible. Stir it and stir it the orchard, not only of trees, but on damage ,there. I do not think Some of them have as much as five
I again. Keep it in the air all the time. the ground as well, for the crab grass this beetle would be found on pear feet of new growth. One of my
Do not mow later than 10 a. m., then stands solid over the strip twelve to trees if there were no pecans, chest neighbors banked several eight and
put all the force to curing. It is a twenty five inches high. Last Satur- nuts or blackjacks nearby. ten year-old buds and they have come
great mistake to be niggardly in the day, June the ist., I placed a two-foot There were two or three not very out the same as mine.
amount of "help" at this crisis ; you rule on end in a bunch of the grass, important errors that crept into an One tried wrapping the stocks with
may save a few dimes and lose much within two feet of the body of a large article on pear blight in your issue of moss and paper, but it did no good
more in having a quantity of yellow or pear tree, and the grass was taller than the 20th of May-I think. But as the whatever, the trees faring as badly as
black, lifeless, odorless stuff which is the rule. pear blight is an important matter just those that had no protection.
not fit even for the inside of a bed- This experiment has proven two how to deciduous fruit growers I think Banking with sand is a cheap and
tick. Timothy has fiber and substanceand things that I doubted before. First, they had better be corrected. The safe plan for saving trees. The cost
it will shed a certain amount of I can raise fine crab grass-the very pear blight microbe may be a vegetable of banking my small trees was one
rain and take the sun for hours; but best of hay--in my old pear orchard, -not certain-but it is not a fun- half cent per tree (labor at $1 per
crab-grass i is pulpy and juicy, and it where the trees'meet, and benefit the gus. The microbe belongs to the day), and for large trees it would not
needs a "quick oven," as the cooks trees and the fruit at the same time; family of bacteria, which are the exceed i cent. Taking away the sandis
say. One of the chief reasons why second, that I can cut a fine crop of smallest of living things. The smallest equivalent to a good hoeing. I am ..
crab-grass hay is so lightly esteemedin hay, with my mower, in June, gatherthe fungi are much larger and more com- careful not to have any old roots or
Florida is because it is generally fruit on the stubble in July, and plicated. I mention these correctionsnot pieces of wood buried near the tree,
cured in such bad fashion.It cut another fine crop of hay in Octo- to show what some scientist has as it is likely to attract insects that
is very essential to get all the taught me, but to get all interestedon may work on them.
bunches in the swath shaken out, fora ber.My old experiment with potash still the proper track as to remedies. One thing that was a surprise to me
single green lock will mold and spoila holds good. Last Sunday, June 2nd, With all the best authorities we haveat was that the foliage which was cov-
good deal of hay around it. About several of my neighbors-fruit men- present, there is no remedy in fact, ered with sand was as fresh when we
3 o'clock twist a rope of it in your carefully examined the trees and fruit but much good can be done by pre- took down the banks as it was whenwe
hands and see if you can wring sap on the eighty trees I put the ton of vention. When the disease appearsif banked them-the leaves not even.
out of it by the hardest twisting. If kainit on two years since, and they all every diseased twig, limb and leaf is bleached or wilted.
not, it will do to''begin to rake it up. decided it had not done one particleof cut out and destroyed by fire, we J. M. SHAFFER,
If there is plenty of barn room, it maybe good. I have tried kainit, muriate would prevent the spread, or certainlyits Candler, Fla.
hauled in at once and spread out a and sulphate in less experiments on rapid spread. .
foot deep. If not, it may be made corn, potatoes, vegetables and several This disease is parallel in many Shipping Peaches and Grapes.
: into cocks as high as a man's head kinds of fruit trees, and I have never things to yellow fever. If a com- Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower:
!, and as narrow as can be made to been able discover' one particle of munity in which yellow fever ap- We are going to have our first experience -
.. stand; then cover them with hay-caps. benefit from an application of potash.I peared left their dead without burial I of any account, this season
1 After the dew is off the next morning, certainly do not need it on,this soil. the microbes would multiply rapidlyand : shipping fruit from this point, mostly
r these may be opened out into three or But wherever nitrogen is applied it the disease spread among those peaches and grapes. I enclose post-
r four flakes, and as soon as they ares shows at once.I have only found nitrogen not yet affected who would otherwise age for list of reliable commission .
heated well through, haul in. Let the a failure in one instance, and escape infection. If you could posi--! merchants, which I understand you
1. hay be piled up high all around the that was on corn on new ground that tively, actually isolate every case as it keep. Any hints or suggestions from
s sides of the barn and not tramped. was rich in humus. I think it did developed a larger per cent in any you will be greatly appreciated.G. .
'0 '\ This will allow the air to draw through harm there. given community would not have the W. MELLISH.
t it and keep it cool. Salt is objectionable But the fertilizer that did do good disease. Destruction of the microbes DeFuniak
I'' in the hay mow; it attracts mois -very marked good-on that new prevents multiplication. Again, some List sent you by mail. Always




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t Unless you know :who you are, dealing,with "CHEAP"; Fertilizers are dear: ,at any price. Our motto if?, "GOOD FERTILIZER CHEAP," (not
Cheap Fertilizers! at Low Prices,)' and we point wi h pride? to the reputation'! attained by the LITTLE BROS.' Brands wherever used.

For present conditions we recommend use of the following<<; brand described in our Circular Letter of December 31, 1894, and which has already
been used extensively: a '

attention is also called to the brand'
Special following :
TR.UC: Fg I rIIIZER.:. _
Ammonia..................6 to 7 per cent.
Available Phosphoric Acid..4 to 6 Ammonia..s f to 4 per cent.
Potash, (Actual)...... .......3 t04 Available Phosphoric Acid..6 to 8" II
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Potash (Actual) .. ......4to6 ? "
PRICE, $32.00 Per Ton f. o. b,, Jacksonville. PRICE, $22.00 Per Ton, f. o. b., Jacksonville. _
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Lowest prices on Cotton Seed Meal, Nitrate Soda, Sulphates and 'Muriates of Potash. Write us for,prices on any thing you may need.

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write the house before shipping and that had a touch' of color or of taste.'I r Not All Dead. patch will support them in fine style

learn the prospects, etc. The rest 'would soon shrivel and'be: Hiram Bailey, of San Mateo, has during the winter months and furnish
Grapes should be picked after the bitter. I,been'; interviewed, by a reporter for means to take them to the seashore or
dew is off the vines. The picker The Waldo growers are noted<<; for:: the'Kankakee (Ill.) Gazette. He tellsa the mountains for the summer, and;if
should cut the stem with a sharp knife, their success in shipping peaches, and I. 'woeful story about Florida. He it does not their tongues grow black

holding it with the other hand, and they use generally a peck; crate: or carrier -:I\ says that, every'grove''within two'hundred with abuse.
should carefully place the bunch in containing only two layers of miles south of Jacksonville An impartial investigation of Flor-
the picking box, stem upward: not peaches. For their,fancy fruit they use: wiped out of existence; that the winters ida will prove that she has not only
filling ,the box too full. The grapes an eighth-bushel crateholdingonly one I for the past ten years have beenso the best all-the-year-round climate,
j should not be exposed to the light or layer of fruit,and each one is wrapped. cold''that,we could not raise nursery but she rewards every intelligentworker
"of ,the but should be carried When' in of her soil and furnishes him
'heat two
I; sun, they put layers they stock? ,'and the orange industry is dead, ,
as1 soon and carefully as possible to spread a single piece of''paper betweenthe and, a lot more, such rubbish. King superb health free of cost. There is
the packing room, and there stacked layers, arid the bottom,of the'crateis John has',been acquainted with Hiram no State that does not have draw-
up'in' such a manner as to give complete padded with excelsior (fine'shavings over a quarter of a century, and must backs, frost and cold, winds and
I 'ventilation. They should remain ), which is also laid over !the'fruit,! say that he has not been correctly storms, deluges and drouths; but is it
there at least twelve hours. Then it to keep the cover from bruising: it. reported, or else he is'in a very bad not a fact that Florida has less 'of
will be found that the stems are wilted This, or something similar, 'should be way. them than any other State?

and flexible, and the bunches can be spread over the fruit 'to, permit the It is ,remarkable and a damaging The idea that our winters are grow-
handled softly without breaking the cover to be pressed down ,tight, for story'to say that ,the winters in Flor- ing colder is an old woman's gab, unworthy -
skin of the berries the intersectionwith this is absolutely necessary order to ida are growing so' cold that we cano of being classed as a theory,
the stem. keep the fruit from 'being shaken longer raise nursery stock. The and when indulged in by !a-man' it'is I

Ship grapes in the Star spring crate, about. But care must be taken not winter of 1893 94 was the most delightful strong evidence that he is either:
'formerly sold by Haynes, Young & to exclude the air from the fruit with in the history of the State. The crank or is mighty thin in general ,in-

'Bailey, of Orlando. Send all ,grapes the packing materials. nurseries at Glen St. Mary claimed formation.-King John in Palatka

and peaches by all rail express never by As to markets, New York is every- last 'fall to have had the best stock of Times. ..
Atlantic Coast Dispatch, much less by body's market and one can frequently nursery trees ever seen in the State,
freight. For short distances, say a do best by avoiding such'a market.. and they are 75 to 100 miles north of The ,Scuppernong for Wine.
hundred miles or less, the freight train Boston and Buffalo are excellent mar- San Mateo; and the same nursery is To a casual observer it seems a little
may answer; but we shudder to thinkof kets, but are a little too far away'for| advertising to furnish orange trees in singular that such fine opportunities as
such delicate fruit as Florida peaches. So is Pittsburg. Washington -' abundance for fall'planting.' There is are here presented for grape growingand

peaches or grapes sent by anythingelse and Philadelphia are good markets [ nursery stock all over the state, and wine making have hitherto been
than the swiftest express. It is ; they will take a certain amountof the man who has the money can get neglected. They beginningto
very expensive, but it is absolutely very high priced fruit. Most all',he wants for fall planting. Thereis attract attention. The Scuppernonggrape
and if fruitis peaches will bear longer shipmentthan is at home here, and makes an
necessary to success, your a young grove adjoining King
culled and the Peento. From West:Florida excellent wine, which sells for one
rightly nicely packed, John's place that is in full leaf and
make should be able to reach Cincin dollar and two dollars a gallon. Capt.T. .
you will enough money to pay you much'more promising than last fall,
the difference in cost, and a good deal nati, Cleveland and Chicago, all good that is not wiped out. There are Hanson, near here, has a small
more. markets, advance, of the Louisiana:' young 'groves in this vicinity which vineyard of it. From less than one- I

i As to the stage of ripeness at whichto and Alabama growers, at least'for a promise to ,be,as large next fall as fourth of an acre he realizes annually
about This vine
pick grapes and peaches for long week or two. they were l last fall, and much more $600. starts to growJ J
late in the that it is '
so spring never
We should have added do
shipment, ,it is difficult to instruct a valuable. All l the groves here are
pick all the fruit,from a tree or vine'atone alive and starting off well. No groveis impaired by frcst. ,It has no disease, :
wholly inexperienced on -
grower paper
trims itself and only needs to be. keptup
Mr. Taber hesitates picking; it will ripen unevenlyand wiped out no abandoned
J ; even to at- ; grove ;
should ,be gathered at two from the ground to yield an abun- ;
or made and
tempt it. His suggestion is a goodone new groves being nurserymen -
; watch your vines or trees close- three pickings.. advertising stock for fall plant- dant: crop. It is very prolific.-Ocean
letter in Western Rural.
ly; pick a ,cluster or a peach when Strawberry men use a tray large ,ing. .
you think it is,about right and keep it enough to hold six quart,boxes,,, witha All the winters since 1886 have'
two or three days to see how it ripens.If piece of old''barrel hoop' for a handle, been mild, seldom the,mercury going Mliwaukee-Florida Orange '
for carrying the'fruit in'from''the field. Company.
made mind to below above. King
you have up your 30 degrees John
j ship by express, (and we earnestly admonish For peaches and grapes' you might has had vegetables every day every Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower:
you not to attempt anything make a tray in the'same way, but' 'winter. except',two months this season. I wish to correct your statements i in
slower), you may allow the fruit to attain large enough, to receive crate or a In the past five'years lie did not losea article on page 346, FARMER AND i
its full size and color, (but not to number of carrier'baskets. Write" to hill,of' potatoes or a box of oranges FRUIT GROWER June 3d, in relation to
become soft.) Early in the season the the Southside' Manufacturing Com from frost. In 1892-3 he sold his : the Milwaukee-Florida Orange Com- !
besetting sin of the growers is to pany, Petersburg, Va.; they ,make oranges- for $1.60 at depot. In 1894 pany.
,'pick too green. The other day we variety of crates and baskets whichwe' he sold,them for $2. The business is ist. The company owns one hun- '
the first of can recommend.It riot but dred and ninety acres of citrus
.saw crate early peaches only pleasant, profitable to groves '\
received in Jacksonville from Geor- 'those who' raise good fruit. The exclusive of nurseries.

gia. They were:as green as grass, and trouble with Florida ,is she has beenso 2d., They did not abandon the :
hard all :over. The merchant put on is commonly argued that .the ,unfortunate, to secure more than property 'nor the enterarise. Nor did
a cheerful face over them and was Florida climate is qebiUh ing,in 'sum her share of, pessimists, cranks and they discharge the manager. On 'the
!I trying his ''best to convince people mer. The industry ,with' :which,the sour s'tomachs. They are always contrary the work in the place has ':

that they were good (we will give the factional ,fight in Jacksonville is kept. ready to say a bad word for the'State. gone steadily on without interruption. ;
,commission ,merchant his due), but up is ,the best possible .refutation( of They are usually only winter resi- 3d. There are but few in the company "r
t there was only one in a dozen or'less this slander on the State. dents, who expect that a five-acre and no bonds have. been issued Ii'I'

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since the freezes. My report read for nothing else but for cattle to graze
before the Horticultural Society's
meeting last month, expressed my is a very poor man (I don't mean .
views as to the future of the citrus industry financially) that won't fence so as to
in Florida. We will bring our keep a cow out and even the noted
groves into bearing again as soon as razor-back there is so much kicking
possible and we hope to have a fine about, and I have noticed the.-major-
stock of nursery trees ready for mar ity of this class are able to live with-
ket next fall and winter.I out stock or too lazy to pull their
do not know that the above facts coats off and go to work and build_ a
will interest your readers greatly, fence.I H Aq
but as our company's matters have know scores of families as well as and aches of .
an annoying nature, a torturous nature, a dangerous -
!} been referred to it is best that the information myself who, if it wasn't for their stock
t nature, can be quickly and surely cured with Pain-Killer.
given should be correct. and the privilege we have with it, I .
I A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, don't know how we would manage to : As no one is proof against pain, no one should be without
Milwaukee-Florida Orange Co. live in a time like this. Pain-Killer. This good old remedy kept at hand, will save

Dunedin, June 3, '95. The people as a rule were happy much suffering and many calls on the doctor. For all sum-

The statements made in the article and there prosperous was not such in years an element gone by of, when peo- mer complaints of grown folks or children it has stood with-

referred to by our correspondent were ple from the four corners of the earth, out an equal for over half a century. No time like the presentto
given on the information of a gentleman in the State, who are trying to run get a bottle of ,
who had lately visited that sec- matters to suit them, regardless of anything
tion of the State and whose relationswe except to suit their fancy. And H.Sold H.
had heretofore found trustworthy.We for the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWERto Pain-Killer
are pleased to learn from Mr. clock in with them I am astonished,
Duncan that the affairs of his company and to try and help to run the second .
have been managed since the freeze everywhere. The quantity has been doubled but the price remain
industry of the State out
accordingto the same, 25c. Look out for worthies imitations. Buy only the genuine,
substantially as if nothing unusual! Mr. Wombwell's if I under-
report, bearing' the name-PERRY DAVIS fc SON.
had happened. stood it right, that you published in
<< your paper some time ago. To put .
San Jose Scale. the State under, a no fence law would
Mr. G. H. Hollowell informs us completely demoralize this industry.
> Era, Vacuum, White Giant. Red, and Red Ripper are also good.
that the bug which he discovered These kickers, as a rule, say, "keepup
feeding on the San Jose scale has your stock and feed it. That is Early : Granite, Red Crowder, Red ((9)) For an "all purpose" pea the
Eye, Red Yellow Hull, Saddleback, Unknown leads the.list. Clay, however -
transformed itself into a bug resem- the way we do where I came from.
bling in many respects the lady bug.It I truly hope the State of my birth is Smith No. 9, Whippoorwill. closely contests first place. Unknown
still keeps up its good work of destroying not the poorest 'country in the world, Medium : Coffee, Large Lady, Lilac and Wonderful are identical.
Red Pod, Mush, Pony, Small Lady, Neither the germinating nor<
the scale however, and if pos- and, Mr. Editor, you know we havn'tthe power
sible more active than before. We soil to raise the stuff to feed all Smith NO.7, Smith No. 15, White, the subsequent growth was lessenedby
hope some means may be discoveredof this stock; and while there is as much White Brown Hull.' discoloration of the pea used as
Late: Black Eye,Everlasting, White seed.
encouraging their propagation.- open land as there now,prevails, Isay:
Crowder Williams' -.......
Hybrid. --- -
DeFuniak Breeze.. hurrah for the stockman. _,May he
Very Late: Black:, Blue Hull, Calico, Some Heavy Pigs.I .
This scale, which is so much to be ever enjoy the privileges State has
I dreaded, has been found parasitized by given him. BENJ. WELLS. Clay, Conch, Forage or Shinny, Gourd, have butchered one hog that
the hymenopter A helinus fuscipennis, Satsuma, 11a.Cowpea. Mathews, Purple Hull Crowder, Quadroon dressed nearly 400 pounds, and sold
which attacksabout, i per cent of the. *-.-. Red, Redding, Red RipperRice, the larger portion at 15c per pound ;
scales. In addition, 2 species of the Shrimp,Smith No.14, Speckled Crowd and why not, when I had to pay my
ladybirds, Chilocorus bivulnerus and Varieties Classified er, Sugar Crowder, Taylor Prolific, Un- butcher at Cocoa 26c and ,23C, per
Pentilia misella, feed upon Aspidiotus.It A bulletin of the Georgia Experi-- known, Wonderful.The pound for pork steak. Another hog,
is recommended that every or ment Station goes very thoroughly yields of vines and of peas for over 450 pounds, this spring; but little
into this subject. The only error each variety are tabulated. sold for as neighbors
chard that has been set out within the 150, my were
last six years should be thoroughly ex- which we detect is in pronouncing the The following are the author's con- frozen out and felt poor-possibly you
Unknown and Wonderful identical. clusions: have heard about it.
amined, and if the scales are found may
they should be brushed off, so far as The 46 varieties grown at the stationin ((1)) The earliest cowpea, and hence It is a question I have not fully decided -
possible, with a stiff brush. Follow- 1894 are described and ,figured. the variety best adapted to high lati- whether it is best to keep hogs
ing this the tree should be thoroughly Cowpeas are classified according to tudes, is the New Era; this matures ina till so heavy. If one is not pushed for
pruned and the cuttings burned. The the form of the pea, habit of growth, little more than sixty days from time money or meat, I am sure it will payto ..
tree should then be washed or sprayed time of maturity, color of pod, color of planting. Other very early varietiesare keep a 2oo-pound shoat through'the
with whale-oil soapsuds, or with the of peas, size of pod and size of peas. Congo,White GiantChocolate and summer. If you have pasture, witha,
following potash solution : Crystal Two forms of cowpeas are described, Vacuum. little feed, by Christmas they should
potash lye, i lb.; fish oil, 3 pts.; soft the Crowder and Kidney types. In ((2)) The heaviest yielder of vines is gain from one hundred to one hundredand
water, 2 gal. To this water shouldbe habit of growth the varieties are class- Red Ripper, followed closely by For- fifty pounds. I have butcheredone
added to bring the amount to 15 fled as follows : age or Shinny, Black, and Unknown. or two at about 150 pounds and
gal. The application of this insecti- Trailing : Conch, Red Eye, Williams ((3)) The heaviest producers of peas others at 200 pounds.
cide should be made during a mild Hybrid. .are Unknown, Calico, Clay, and White Three young sows went to the boar
spell in the winter, and a month later Recumbent : Calico, Congo, Large Brown Hull. by mistake at six months; the three
the trees should be sprayed with strong Lady, Lilac Red Pod, New Era, Pony, ((4)) The yield of peas, as a rule, gave me fifteen pigs; two met with accidents -
kerosene emulsion. Spraying with Red Crowder, Red Ripper, Saddle- though not invariably, parallels the and died, six I sold for $27,
diluted kerosene emulsion in the spring back, Small Lady, Smith No. 7, Smith yield,of vines. and two for $8; five I have left. The
when the larvae are crawling about is No. 9, Smith No. 14, Speckled Crow- ((5)) For hay, the erect varieties are largest of these will weigh nearly six-
also recommended. The importanceof der, Vacuum, White, White Brown preferable to those of a recumbent ty pounds, the smallest a"runt" about
carefully inspecting all nursery stockis Hull, White Crowder, White Giant. habit, since the mower cuts them all. twenty pounds. If I was a bettingman
insisted upon. Semi-Recumbent : Black, Black Eye, The best of the erect varieties are the and sometimes I am, my best
*. Blue Hull, Chocolate, Constitution, Unknown, Clay, and Whippoorwill. judgment would call for twenty.five
i Favors Fences. Everlasting, Forage or Shinny, Granite ((6)) Where a dense mass of vines is fine pigs from these three sows this
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Gourd, Mathews, Mush, Purple wanted to ,remain all winter on the fall. Does it pay me to raise hogs ?
: Discontinue sending your paper. I Hull Crowder, Redding, Red Yellow ground, Calico, Gourd, Black, and I think it does. Do you grow any-
do not feel willing to support a paper Hull, Rice, Shrimp, Smith No. 15, Constitution are preferable.- thing for your hogs ? I never have,
that advocates a no-fence law. Taylor Prolific. ,((7)) The best table peas are Sugar but I intend to ; pinders, I think., _'
It is very true wire would cost less Erect : Clay, Coffee, Quadroon, Crowder, White Crowder, Mush, I feed to pigs rice meal, soaked
if the cattle men had to fence their Red, Unknown, Whippoorwill, Won- Large Lady, Small Lady, and Rice. (from one meal to the other; I feed
stock in as they would have to do so derful. \8)) The best stock pea for field lightly three times a day. I, feed.dry
on their own land, and while there are In\ time of maturity the classificationis grazing of either cattle or hogs is the meal to hogs; they digest it better; ,but
millions of acres of land in Florida as follows : :Black. It will ,remain in ground all if I wanted to feed to fatten quickly,
that will never be improved, and is fit i Very'Early: Chocolate,Congo,,New winter, without injury. Everlasting, I double rations, I would soak it,. A


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

Potash Sulphate, 11 to 13 per cent. i

] Made Exclusively from Nitrate of Soda Cotton Seed Meal, Blood and Bone, Acid. Phosphate and Sulphate of Potash.

:Erie $21.00 ;per: ODon: 1 O. L.

We also have a large supply of J. H. Baker & Bro.'s Celebrated Complete Manures in stock. Also, Nitrate of Soda, Blood and Bone,

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fence of heavy chicken wire, two anda ter and cheese it will 'pay a big profitto Harvesting: Rice. Collard" quoted with the remark that
half feet high, is all that is requiredfor see that the cow is kept up in her, Another secret of success in saving they are a headless variety of cabbage
the largest of these hogs; at the feed and flow of milk.-Hoard's rice, after it has been cut and bound, grown at the South in lieu of some-
bottom a strand of barb wire, to keep Dairyman. is to shock it properly. This ,work thing better. The fact is that collard

them from rooting; posts twenty-feet may be done as soon as rice is cut, for is a very hardy species of the cabbage
or more apart; stiffen the wire by driv- Remedy for Horn Fly. if set up as it should be, it will dry family, enduring the summer heat,
e ing down, every three or four feet, Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.A more thoroughly than when lying on resisting the attacks of insects, stand-
any strips,the size of a broom handle, neighbor of mine has discovereda the ground.It ing out all winter and becoming very
split out of light or fat woodDr.Fish very effective remedy for that terri- is a sad mistake which many tender and delicious from the effectsof
in Indian River Advocate. ble pest, the horn fly. For the sake make in shocking rice, to set it up in frost.

.. .. of humanity and for the benefit of ,such manner as to close all the air Though hardy enough to stand here }
those who have found their milk sup- passages in the shock. When this is where grown, the collard is much improved .
Stabling the Cows During the Dayin
: Time. ply diminishing from these pests tormenting done the rice must injure, as the air by binding the top to the
Fly their cattle, I write to give can not circulate between the sheaves. ground and covering the entire stem ,
One would naturally suppose that I your.readers.the-formula he uses, viz : Rice should be set up so that the air and leaves with earth, only leaving the ';
every dairy farmer would be only too Melt a pint of lard and when melt- can circulate freely on every'side of open tip exposed. In this way they '\
glad to catch on to improved ideas ed pour in one tablespoonful of pinetar each bundle. Many spoil their rice bleach finely and are far more tender
whereby he could get more milk from and about as much more of crude by the way they set it up; then they than the ordinary headed cabbage.
his cows with no increased expense in carbolic acid.If Like Southern
throw the blame on the harvesting most vegetable pro
feed. But that is not so. We do you cannot get the crude acid, machine. ducts, but little attention has been
business not by reason, but by mere take half as much refined acid. WhenI It is a very common practice to put paid to the improvement of the col- I
notion, very largely. VVe happened make the preparation I find it a too many bundles in a shock. lard. But it i is doubtless capable of '
to have a father who trained us'to do good thing to add.a teacupful of kero- This is a serious mistake which great improvement. In looking overa
things this way or that, and so we sene oil. Apply lightly on the shoul- should be carefully avoided if we ex- patch of collards here one can see
continue. There is really very little ders and all places the cow cannot pect our rice to cure well. It is not a numerous varieties, some with purple
reasoning in the methods we practicein readily reach, once a day.I wise plan to cap the shocks the first leaves, some with green savoy like
handling cows. There is not a use a cheap brush such as is made day, only in the event of rain. They .crumpled leaves and others inclinedto
farmer in the land but has seen his for wetting copying books, say four should, however, be capped well the be self-bleaching like the white
cows grow thin and shrink in milk inches wide to apply the,mixture, buta next day to prevent the rice from sun- i plume celery.Heretofore.
during fly time. There is not one who piece of cloth will do. The pinetar cracking, which it is sure to do, unless the> .best< lands for agricultural --
but has that he
keeps a cow seen was and carbolic acid may be had at the sun is well hidden by the clouds. in Florida have been
that condition. But purposes
losing money by the druggists and the brush at the Early cut rice cures better to cut the avoided viz. flat woods
if 'recommend him to shut his studiously : ,
you stationery stores. You should be straw high, and if care is taken to
in darkened stable in the bays, prairies cabbage palmetto
cows a day.
time them he would in sure and use pine tar and not coal have the machine properly adjustedand hammocks. Of these classes of landswe
feeding as
tar, for the latter will not do. :The operated, and care is further ex- have of thousands of
turning out to grass mixture should be warmed just before ercised in properly shocking and cap- which need the effortof
he would throw' both handsin only intelligent
nights, up using so as to be in a liquid state, ping the rice, it will never fail to cure husbandmen to develop, and whichis
and "It's
horror very likely say, and it should be gently stirred while and will be in excellent conditionto of
nature." How little knowof capable sustaining a family on
against we
using. stack or thresh from the field.
five of it. Until this
acres sea-
and how every
nature childishly
we This is a cheap preparation and I These facts have been thoroughly the
reason about her, oftentimes. It is a son popular fallacy was prevalentthat
have found it effective giving demonstrated to me by own experience -
very my Irish could not be
expensive "nature" to let the flies potatoes grown
very peace and comfort to cows where I have experimented in ,.
both and milk andit my ; here, when the fact is that two crops
eat cows profits,
up before they were tormented almost to various and have found the
ways be raised the first one in
can planting
"is time Mr. W. B.
we thought I
so. distraction by these insects. 1 had above suggestions to be the only safe and the secondin i
January or February
of the Dixon
Page, superintendent previously tried several other reme- and sure way to save a crop of rice in October. Florida
111., Milk Condensery, informed us the dies without avail. This also be haste. September or -

other day that he had persuaded threeof applied to horses, calves,may etc. +..._-- Facts. .......
his patrons to try this plan and that W. C. GREEN, The Collard. Major Adams has a new idea in irri
the results, in milk, had completely Orlando Fla. It is well known that in all the gation. A pipe runs around his grove,
J converted them. All the rest, however ----.-.. lower country-of the Southern States, suspended from poles like a telegraphline
, were still feeding worthless flies The St. Cloud sugar mill began running the production of fall cabbage is a about ten feet from the ground,
with costly cows. We have seen this last Friday morning, making seconds difficult matter. Not only is: the cli- with frequent attachments for hose
plan tried many times in different sugar from last year's crop. They mate unfavorable to their development pipes. The entire body of water flow-
parts'of the United States, and alwaysit have about one hundred and fifty thou but the insects that attack them ing at this height allows the body of
paid well to do it. However, it is sand pounds to make up, which will l are more numeroas and various. .Our the tree to be thoroughly washed down ,
"as far as ever from general adoption. keep the'mill going about ten days or Northern readers have doubtless noticed as well as the roots irrigatedManatee '
With, the present high prices of but- two weeks.-Kissimmee Valley. in the seed catalogues'"Georgia River Journal.,





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eggs set about that time all did excep-
tionally well, and therefore is a puzzle ,
to us why Jim has not
Edited by 8. S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla. companionsof APOPKA. FLORIDA.
his kind. We have an idea Jim

Soft Phosphate for Jiggers. will feel lonely,, the .sweet by-and-by,

Have just read Welsh's article, Soft so have sent the lady another settingof INDIAN GAMES.

Phosphate as an Insecticide, in the eggs and hope she may have better Shatps and Imparted. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs from separate

issue of May 25. An editorial inser- results. Jim's ancestors lived in New yards in one order.BLACK.

tion makes that article read rather England and would hardly recognizethe LANGSHANS.

detrimental to yours truly, at least it present race, as they were a race
will be read the of An exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds. Have added fresh blood in the shape of the best I
so by majority of many shapes and colors, and were could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square
readers. While I am perfectly willingto scientifically blended and intermarriedby Garden, New York.BLACK .

experiment and report with insecti-- the master until they finally'produced MINORCAS.

cides that may be sent me, if the opportunity the present Cornish Indian .

exists, still I am not willingto Game, a very docile breed and one from One one yard of New only York's; headed Famous by a shapely Breeders.and beautifully Eggs limited.plumaged male, the best we could buy

admit "that anything that will cure easily made pets of. .

my fowls will cure anything," simply Jim, that is if she's a boy; has rela- EGGS, PER SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS, $3.50.

because the conditions therein implieddo tives three months old that pull the Owing to the present condition things in Florida we prepay the express at above prices.
not exist on ranch at the scales for four and Eggs from the three breeds in one otder i if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper publishedwith
more each order as long as they last Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why Bend
present time with possibly one excep-- would make the finest .kind of eating, to Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.

tion, jiggers ,which have colonized providing we felt inclined to utilize S. S. De A1 TOY, PLOP.A .

under the floor of one or two build- them in that way. S. M. A. was,one
A< "* guarantee Eggs to arrive in good condition.
ings on the place where fowls are in that received eggs in the recent con

the habit of congregating during the test. S. S. D.

heat of the day. If there is an insecti-- Feeding Broilers. fever and aches of all sorts, but I as-

cide that is a dead sure thing for exter- Very much depends upon the kindof I sure you that the sick ones were those

minating jigger fleas, I'll admit that it $1,200 From an Acre. food given chickens, how prepared, i who went out without wrappings, and

will cure or kill,anything in the insect By our method of housing and yard- and when given. Of course, the always declared : "Oh, it won't hurt

line, and thus make poultry raising a ing we keep 400 fowls on an acre, principal food must be the different me to go out a little while; I never

pleasure, not only in :Florida, but and we can make $3 apiece profit grains. Corn alone will not make a take cold;" but they took the conse-

\ throughout the land. Insects are the from each one of the 400. 'Tis' true good chicken; it is most valuable for quences of their imprudence, and some

; poulryman's worst enemy. S. S. D. we use other parts of the, farm for its fattening and warming qualities. of them paid for their folly with their

raising the chickens. We had 500 Wheat contains the material for bone, lives. This and similar experienceshave

Jim. pullets (and cockerels saved for breed- feathers, etc.; oats for muscle. So we fully satisfied me that it is less

Editor Poultry Department.I ing) scattered over afield: of 8 to ,10 feed corn, two parts; wheat, one part; what you do than the way you do it,

begin to think it is acres all through July, August and I oats, one part; and we have a fast which preserves the health; therefore,

time presume I reported you on sitting of September, colonizing them there di- growing chicken. Feed either of I am going to obey the doctor's orders

sent me. Well my I must eggs that rectly after cutting the grass. The landis these grains alone and we have all I and open the windows, but they will

you say not exhausted by thus raising a crop kinds of monstrosities-weak legged, not be the windows of the sick-room.
for some reason unknown to me only
of it it is feathers and I shall let in the air the other
one chicken lives to tell the I pullets upon ; substantially soreeyed, no every con- to rooms
story. benefited by the taking off of the in- ceivable deformity. Add to these first, and then ventilate entirely in
have no, idea why they did not hatch
better ''but of that'one chicken I will sects and by the liberal top-dressin, grains quantity of meat to take the what you might call a secondary fash-

three( and next June the herds-grass will be place of insects, which form a part of ion. I shall also take the precautionto
write. He is two weeks and
up to one's eyes in the .vicinity of their natural food. put an extra blanket over the sufferer -
: days old he sleeps in an oatmeal box
I where the coops stood.In See that they have plenty of sand or, what is better, a very thick
at night with a woolen cloth him
over saying we can make $1,200 froman gravel.' They have no teeth, and linen sheet, which is a more complete
he is large and well developed and he
acre, we want it understood that must have this gravel to grind the protection, under such circumstances,
to the of is
answers name Jim, very one must have additional room on feed in the gizzard. Give oyster or than the heaviest blanket.-New York
intelligent. The other when I
remonstrated with him day for want- which to raise pullets to replace the clam shell ground or pounded as fineas Ledger. ,

I gently laying stock, it being a part of our wheat. Keep by them also powdered
to intothe house and told
,ing come :
to the stock charcoal it the digestive or-
plan renew laying every ; prevents
him he must with the chickens out We
go By doing this the selling priceof from becoming clogged with
year. gans
of doors he raised his head and lookedme
the fowls increases the profits, as the soured. food if thev have eaten too Y\/4 Employ
in the face and spoke of his
square pullets to replace them are paid for by much.
ancestors told of the long line of fore-
the cockerels hatched with them. If all the things' are provided for
fathers that never had mixed with the Mento
About half the chicks hatched will be them, the sheds kept clean, occasion-
and should he the last
plebeian throng
cockerels and will sell for ally sprinkled with carbolic acid and distribute
they enoughto
perhaps of, his kind be obliged to live ........ advertise-
pay for food for both themselvesand once a month give a thin coat of ments in part payment for a high grade Acme
, and mix with a motley throng ? In- we send them
done until on
., the pullets. whitewash, the chickens should keep work the bicycle arrives and Droves
stinct is with instinct
very strong Jim, There is no magic about it; we have in perfect health. But if any signs of satisfactory.
told him to wallow but it did not tell Young Ladies
often given the three simple rules in roup or other diseases to which theyare .
him he have dust -
must to wallow in
this It is simply hatch the subject should we use a boys OJ"-Klrls apply they:must be well recom-
but small takes him paper. appear, mended. Write for partloUlars.
now a boy out, chickens in April, keep them growingfrom liberal supply of Douglas mixture, ACME
small hole him in it and COMPANY
digs a puts ,
the first so they shall come to which is simply one pound of sulphateof
sits down and waits for him to ELKHART, IND.
ablutions which he does much to laying in October (by November 1st,) iron (copperas) and one ounce of IMM*

and then by judicious care and feed- sulphuric acid dissolved in a gallon of 68PACE
his gratification and the smallboy's HEW
ing-keep them laying. There is the water. Dose, two or three table- CATALOGUE
greatly prefers whole secret of it in a few words. By spoonfuls to each 100 chickens, in Contains over ISO fine illustration show
horse flies for diet but will condescend jug photo of 1 the
a n largest hennery in the
following these rules a good pullet will their food or drink, for each day until west. Given best; plans f. rpoultry houses.
to wheat or grits if necessary.In sure remedies nna recipes for all diseases I ,
lay 175 to 200 eggs between Novem they are better.-American Fancier. also valuable information on tho kitchen
appearance he is graceful, his t and flower garden spnt for -nly 10 cents.,
ber ist, and the 1st of October follow. John. Bauacher, ,sr,P.O. Brr ;al Frrrcr.. Ill,
brown and black
wings are spotted.
ing and those eggs will sell for an Malaria.I -
One day when gently questioned as to THE IMPROVED
: price of cents a dozen once a season in one of the
I average 25 ; 175 spent
what branch of the family he belongedto VICTOR
eggs at 25 cents a dozen is $3.64; and worst malarial districts I ever knew.It .
he the
quietly eyed questioner as the fowl, if she weighs six pounds, will was confidently predicted by every

much as to say, how ignorant not to bring 60 cents more, making $4.24, one who knew me that I would have ,I -. INCUBATOR

recognize my particular family by my which gives $1.24 for her food and malarial fever, because I insisted on -- (Hatches Absolutely Chickens Steam..
looks and he at of The
the spoke that had length since $3 for profit; 400 can be admirably sitting on the porch of evenings, but I ata- '= and cheapest simplest first-claea, most Hatcher reliable
generations passed logue in the market. Circulars
his roamed the land and housed and yarded on an acre, and always put on a'jacket, and'then wrap 4 cents. GEO. TJilj a&;CO.., Qulncy,toe.UL
roosted $3 apiece profit can be readily made ped myself in a mackintoshwhh a hood -

high at night. S. M. A. from each one of them, if these plain pulled over so as to cover all but my ITALIAN

rule are followed.-Farm Poultry.Of face. I didn't catch cold, nor did I You're the loser unless BEES

We cannot understand why S. M. course a change of dates would have an ache or a pain either that sea rho sweets keep of bees, gather about

A. failed to hatch a goodly number of have to be made in the above for son or the next. Almost every one Jou. lee uiit and Keeplnir rofltuble In to either sex, In town

chicks from the setting we sent, as these latitudes. around there had ague and chills and J or. M. JENKINS!! ,Bee Book IVetuuipka free to all. Ala.


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Our Rural Home. ting cold, and half the floor is dryingin o .. ,-", -.. 0-... ... -
spots and streaks. Even if she I
E protests she needs a moment's rest, pHD H4
Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS and sits down<;> to entertain her caller, ''
St. Thomas. Fla. she sits with her damp dress clinging P'UR
about her-and thanks to Florida'swarm
After the work and the worry,
After the heat and the hurry, spring! weather, if before th'eday
How sweet the rest. is over she is not aching in every
Some one has said that a man can joint with rheumatism. But how re I
B W'A is the whole t
not live in a pig sty without becomingmore freshing it is to know that the sur- 1 of Imitation tnUto stoiy '
,or less piggish. It is probablytrue. roundings where we women have to marks and UbcU.' about
We have, now and then, heardof spend nine-tenths of our lives, are all I
"wild men," who had once, no clean and sweet, even though much
doubt, been inmates of comfortable discomfort was occasioned before the
homes; how utterly uncivilized they end was attained, and probably all AKi'AftD HASEK\ SODA) I.
had become, even a terror sometimesto things are not in the desired state just
the inhabitants of the region around yet. A few changes in the every day ..
which they had made their temporary rooms sometimes are a relief to the I in ,pacl fages. Costs no more than other package soda-never spoils r,
home, generally some cave or other 'eye, much as the average man dislikesto flour-universally acknowledged purest In the world. '" I

"mountain fortress." Such a man have his bed turned another way.I '' Kde only, fey CHURCH fc CO.,,New York. Sold by grocers crerywhcrc.WrUo "
must have the natural instincts of the knew a housewife who once told me
tor Ana and
Hammer Book of .
,. vi loablo
lower animals, even in situations favor- she would like to live in a house on ; RecipeJTKE&m '
able to refinement and the amenities ol wheel*; she was so fond of moving, .... '
cultured living-a pig in a palace.But yet dreaded the trouble 'involved. It I
the average man and woman are so was doubtless some change from the of Pineapples.This cans first and then heated.
constituted, so far exalted above the sameness of living in the monotonous is a unique,and peculiar fruit, When preserved in this manner it
inmate of the pig sty, that they thrivein village and with the dull home sur- and: it will pay one who, isnot conver- looks so much more tempting than
'and enjoy clean and pure surround- roundings, that she desired. sant with,its peculiarities ,to refer to areference the "hashed" or "minced" productof
ings, and the refining influences, of Variety may be given to the rooms book where many interesting the canning factories, where it is
civilized life and society. It is a dutywe without very great expense; and if in things will be learned. Just now always chopped-core and all !
owe to ourselves and our families, making the preparations for ,'the summer there are, quantities of ,them in the 'If the juice is. extracted, ,scalded
even to the community at large, to provide some few dollars are spent, it market, and at very reasonable prices. and put in sealed bottles, it will keep
f clean, comfortable houses and will be found cheaper than the usual Like other good things, its delicacy and may be used for ices and flavoring -
homes. outing, and often the same ,results ,be depends upon its preparation, whether purposes.If .
Now that the vexing question of annual accomplished. I know a home' into for dessert or canning. The ordinary some pineapple is left over from .
l cleaning of the premises is settled which a new and handsome piano cook will invariably handle one in dessert it may be utilized by makingit
to the satisfaction of the wife and found its way as a substitute for \the such a manner as to waste the'very into pudding, Add nearly as much
housekeeper'first (so far as it was pos daughter's annual summer journey, best part ,of it, and it is seldom served sugar as there is fruit and cream to-
sible), and secondly, the family, other and besides being a source of enjoyment to, the best advantage of fruit'or eater. gether, say for half a pine, a table-
problems take its place. They may for the entire family, was a far The outside should be cut off witha spoonful of butter and four eggs, and
; not be so easily disposed of; and yet more economical l investment. We very sharp knife. deep enough to add half a cup of milk. Line a' deep
this house cleaning,was no small mat- can't all purchase a new,,piano,(till the Remove? ,the traces of the green line dish with puff paste and bake., j in .a.
ter, and, perhaps, much anxiety was oranges come again)', ,but some inex- which,runs around the "eyes," but cut "slow" oven. ,. ..
is occasioned thereby-the chief"actor pensive decorations might be 'bought;, ho deeper than this, for close to these 'Pineapple marmalade is a delicious
+I well aware that she was not able to and the sameness taken off, so to 'eyes" lies'the best of the pine as the preparation of the fruit. Nice 'ripe
cope single-handed with the common speak, from the dull, 'living rooms. delicious juice ,decreases in very per- ones should be selected and pared,
enemy, "dirt"-yet not having the The cheapest way to effect this is to ceptible quantities toward the stem, then grated and an equal weight of
necessary assistance to enable her to plant vines at the doors, windows, or core. After stripping the outside sugar added. Set it over a moderatefire
gain a victory with no injury to her- and,verandas, that may 'be trained in a smaller, sharp-pointed knife shouldbe and boil about an hour, skimming
self. such a way as to show a green dra- used to remove ,the eyes. Then it'thoroughly before removing it from
,Fortunately (when we are thus situ- pery inside. On the airy porch let i stead of slicing it across,the core and the fire.
ated), onr; ,Florida ,houses are not of vines wander where they will; and having the round slices that are usu- If one can secure good cream and
the quality that require fastidious ma- swing a hammock, even a rude home- ally seen, cut very thin pieces up to has a quick freezer, first class ice
nipulating. If they were, ,more experienced made affair, to some stout supports, the core, working around it in cutting. cream may be made in little time and I
hands than the average washwoman spread over it a gay cover, and put ,a The result ia adish, of dainty slices, without much trouble. To flavor with
; would necessarily be called cushion or two upon it, and you will which can be easily cut once or twice pine apple, take a ripe one and cut it
S into requisition, and the outlay for the see it generally occupied. If the with the spoon, if necessary, when it into very thin, small pieces and coverit
spring cleaning would be considerably porch is broad and long (as it oughtto is eaten.A with a pound of sugar, then set it on
greater than at present. When no be), a "cozy corner" may be partitioned liberal quantity of sugar shouldbe ice for three hours at least. Beat one
paper-hangers, painters or decoratorsare off at one end, where many a ,put with it as soon as cut, and thenit quart of cream, add a small pinch of
required-at least they must be half hour's rest may be joyfully taken should be allowed to stand from salt, and then drain off the syrup and
dispensed with these hard times-the with book or pen, the eyes resting on {ihree to six hours before ,serving, as it beat into the cream. When the
expense of a scrubbing-woman is not the green foliage :.and a few bright then becomes ,more tender and thoroughly cream is partly frozen some of the
' much, and this every wife who blossoms, while the brain is busy, or seasoned. slices may be added if desired.
keeps house ought to afford. If f the hands are"doing with their might Besides its. palatable qualities as a .
she cannot-there is a reserve force- dessert it is said to wonderful
what they find to do. Perhaps whenI possess Deafness Cannot be Cured.
l let "John" himself fill a tub with soap have'finished my "cozy corner" on digestive properties. The Medical
suds, and armed with broom and the north porch,some suggestions may Record:states that its "proteid-digest- by reach local the applications diseased portion, as they of the cannot ear.
wiping cloths, let him go over the be given as to the ,fitting, :up ; as it ing power,is quite remarkable in its There is only one way to cure Deafness,
floors, after sweeping the walls; thus, now is,there are.the. growing vines for intensity, three ounces of the juice and that is by constitutional remedies.
lifting the heavier burdens from shoulders a screen from the light and nothingmore Will dissolve ten or fifteen grains of Deafness is caused by an inflamed condi-
too weak for them. A man's ; the rest., has not yet been dried albumen:,in four hours. A well tion of the mucous lining of the Eustachian -
muscles will accomplish in meat powder, is said to be Tube. When this tube gets inflamed -:
vigorous "evolved" from the brain of the ona pre- have a rumbling sound or imperfect -
two hours what she will be almost who will occupy, it before long. epared with ,the help of pineapple yon hearing, and when it is entirely
day accomplishing she is certainto MINNIE G. MILLS. ,'juice." closed Deafnes is the result, and unless
have half a dozen interruptions There is no other fruit that passes the inflamation can be taken out and
which J oh ;will not succumb toevenif I The stockmen complain that many, through the canning process so littler this tube restored to its normal condition
,lie were to do without his supper r. growers enclose their, fields with onl, injured by the heating as this. They cases hearing out; will of ten be destroyed are caused forever by catarrh; nine,
until nine o'clock. Possibly herein I two or'three strands of.wire, not mak may; be prepared the same as for des which is nothing but an inflamed condi-
lies a reason a woman cannot accomplish <. ing a legal fence, and then kill 01 sert, allowing about a pint of granula, tion of the mucous surfaces.We .
all she intends; one thing and l maim the trespassing stock. This ,i is rs ''ted sugar to one good-sized pineapple, will give One Hundred Dollars for
her labor fence the and after it.has'' stood for any case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh)
another calls her from -a as good a as long enough
that cannot be cured by Hall Catarrh
neighbor drops in on an errand and l and if the larmers are compelled fc the sugar to melt allow it to come to Cure. Send for circulars, free.F. .
stays and stays, regardless that the build better the corporations should be oe< ''a scalding heat and then fill the cans;; J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
little woman's kettle of water is get. also. or if preferred, it may be put in the JUST Sold by Druggists, 75c. "

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" Aprons.. ing cotton. Blue, and white, worked
For Our Rural Homer with bluesilk, is equally dainty. HAM MAR Costs LESS than "Cheap", Paint or r S, P. White Lead
Now that dainty aprons are fashionable Write for Book on Painting'and Color Card; FREU. If
R. E. MERRYMAN. not on sale in your town we will quote price delivered,
for house wear, the lovers of fane]y .. .-*.------ P'AINT I'' freight prepaid,and send written guarantee for five years.
work have
their taste ana skill to good effect
Here few which The first' essential is to. have good,
area suggestions ma}
I be carried;out entire, or varied to suit! tender, sweet corn, and as fresh from

! the individual taste, the material avail. the fields as possible. Cut the corn EVAPORATE YOUR FRUIT

: able, and the use for which the apron l from the cob. To six quarts of corn

is.intended.For add one ounce of tartaric acid dissolved -

in cold water enough to
afternoon wear an apron may be cover
made of fine white muslin, with a wide,: the corn. The tartaric acid should be KT H01\l\E
into water first and the add..
hem and a cypress vine embroidered put corn .
above it for a border. Use Asiatic,. ed while the water is cold. :Let it

filo 2063 and 2064 for the tiny blossoms come to a boil. It will foam in boil! ,'.

and( 2082 and 2083 for vine and ing'considerably and must be boiled WITH THE ,

leaves. The top of the pocket and until the froth settles, when it is readyto

ends of the ties should have can. If there is not enough waterto 0
long a 1 -
tiny spray of the same. cover the corn more may be II S S. Cook Stove Drier

Another apron, made in the same added at any time, afterward stir- 0
ring it well. Put in glass while hot
way, may have for decoration a groupof 0
and seal tightly. This is a safe and
outline figures in the left hand cor 0eoK .
ner worked with black Roman floss 'simple process; the corn is almost 'absolutely '
}Hundreds 1 of Dollars Worthof [
2000. Strings and pocket should both certain to keep indefinitely vev R, LoeNV ita >

have'a Prifit i Can be Saued
Another'very pretty apron is also tion for the table. Open the can M7WTNAV.6,90 PAT NOV.5.00 o

made of ,the white muslin, or, better four or five hours before it is needed, with this Machine

still; of linen lawn. Above the wide and stir well through the corn (with ,

hem is a two-inch stripe of open work the liquor left over it) one teaspoonfulof >lYear

insertion, and below it is a frill of wide baking! soda" to each quart and I'T .

lace. Narrow pink or blue ribbon is let it stand, stirring it occasionally until
time to it for the table which
run through the insertion in two rows prepare ,

and tied:in bows or nor as desired. In. need not take more than ten or fifteen To meet the demand for a Small, Cheap,

sertion and ribbon trim the top of the : minutes, then bring the boiling Drier, suitable'for use on any Ordinary Cook" ,

pocket: The belt and,ties are of two- point and season to taste just as Oil or Gasoline Stove, we now offer the
inch ribbon to match that in the inser- you would in summer. Your tea-
above. It is very.Simple, Economical, Efficient -
be a little too large -
spoons may .or
and Convenient, and for Farmers' Use
tion.Pink ,chambray or lawn makes a small, and you may not'get enough, -=== Just What is Wanted, and we believe The
pretty Trim it with lace and or a little too much soda in. It is -
apron. Cheapest and Best Little Dryer of i its class on
work) ,border of forget-me-nots above easy to add a little more if the corn is the Market.

the'hem. Use Asiatic filo 2030, 2031 not as sweet as it should be.: If thereis

and '2032 "for the flowers, and 2014 for too much,in' the' corn will be yellow -

the 'little'yellow centers. Put a'tiny ; in this case there should be at '$8.5O IN VALUE FOR $5.00

spray oh the pocket and end of ties, hand a little of the acid that can be ,
added in small quantities until the
or 'use two-inch blue ribbon for belt
and ties. proper color is obtained. Corn pre- Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S. COOK STOVE DRIER, the

Blue chambray or lawn, with cream served in this way retains the crisp regular price of which is $7, for only $6, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTIONTO THE
FARMER AND FRUIT! GROWER, regular price $2.00. .
tenderness of the
summer vegetables
lace and pond lilies, is also very pretty. To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND I FRUIT GROWER at
Lilies of the valley and ferns make a and when skillfully prepared may easily $2 each, or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free. '
,Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book,premiums or others offered to
pretty decoration.. Use Asiatic filo, be mistaken for fresh corn, In subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
Roman floss or Asiatic twisted some cases a little sugar is an im- Mr. Thomas Millen of Glen St. Mary, Fla;, has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
em. for the cost of it."
broidery silk in natural colors for white provement.

aprons, as they will not fade in wash- .. ThisDrier has eight Galvanized Wire Cloth IT IS THE GREATEST LITTLE BREADWINNER
Prof. A. H. Curtis who has been Trays containing 12 square feet'of tray surface. ON THE MARKET.
ing. The dimensions, base 22x16 inches, height 26 Its capacity ample for' Domestic use being
If one wishes to be very fine the otamzihg in the Dade Section for inches Sent by freight at receivers expense. greater than some machines which sell 'for! Fifteen
Weight, crated, about 27 pounds. or Twenty dollars, It is always ready for
apron may be made of silk. A black some weeks, is still here, but expectsto immediate use.. The working of the machine
It is always ready for use and will last a life fruits, berries, etc., satisfies that it
silk with few of leave in few for Jackson- on sundry us
apron, : a sprays goldenrod a ime. Has been thoroughly tested and approved, will happily fill a want our correspondents have
in the'left hand corner, and a small ville. From there he goes to Tampa and will more than please you. As a great urged upon: us to supply. '
Economizer and Moneymaker for Rural people
spray of the same for the pocket and and Key West, returning North by it is without a rival. TO THE/ LADIES of the Household in Town or

ties is very pretty. For the goldenroduse the Dade route. He has made a fine With it you can at odd times, summer or win- Mine. Thousands of Country.careful prudent It is a little household Gold
Roman floss in shades from 2012 collection while here.-Tropical Sun. ter, evaporate enough wasting fruit, etc., for managers, who have no time nor necessity to
family use. and enough to sell or. exchange for
engage in evaporating fruit for market as a business -
to 2018:1 Star jasmine is also prettyon -...rAnother -- all or the greater part of your groceries, and in but who have frequent use for just such an
fact household expenses. No labor on the farm article this for smaller of
as making quantities
black worked with white Asiaticfilo for
receipt cooking cucumbers will pay better or as well,as that of converting dried fruit, berries, and vegetables for their own
2002. has been submitted. Peel, slice, your wasting fruits into evaporated stock. The u'e or for fate will find it the most satisfactory
berries, plums, etc., if evaporated, will sell
pears profitable'invel'tment
and they could make' 'A
A lovely is made of silver- salt and drain the cukes same as for for butter,
apron egg or exchange pound pound granulady can easily lift it on and off the stove, as it
gray silk, with a spray of pink roses in plant. Chop ,together with one-half ated sugar, or most groceries, while weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has inter-
guavas sweet corn or peaches bring good prichangable galvanized wire cloth trays, whichces
the corner\ and a frill of ,wide cream the amount of onions. Make a batterof : If you have only a few trees in your yard or will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc., and will
town lot, one of the U, S. Cook Stove Driers will last for It is made of Iron, except tray
sewed the bottom of the wide mix in the years
lace to and flour
water I
egg, enable you at odd hours to evaporate enough frames and supports. Can be used for broiling
hem. A ,two-inch pink ribbon serves chopped vegetables and fry brown.- ., fruit for family use and enough to sell or exbeef steak, fish, etc., using but the lower tray for
change far the greater part of your groceries. this
for the belt and ties. The pocket is Orange City Times. purpose.

made of a puff of_ lace, with,a narrow ..-.. Address all orders to ,

pink,, ribbon run through the lace near The L. L. I. S. has done some good

top,of the ,pocket and tied in a bow in work in Lawtey this year. They have FARMER d FRUIT GROWER, .,

the center; planted many trees, which are-alldo-, ,,
Jet..oI son: : riilev: F'lor.1C1et.
ory, rk,, aprons, Scotch. ginghamco ng well. A cleaner, prettier little ________ n_____
ts only little more than the coarse town: than Lawtey cannot be, found in .
::PETTIIaUa.c: : : :
kinds and is much nicer,as the colorsare Florida, while its reputation as a

fast. Select a pink and white piece health resort cannot be too highly Somers :Brother & Co. ESTABLISHED'

fpr, ,the apron and work it in cross- spoken of.-Lawtey Notes in Starke 1876.

stitch with Asiatic twisted embroiderysilk Telegraph.

not forgetting to put the decora- ..... Commission Merchants :Fruits and Prod uC.e.

tion on ,the pocket and ties, and you Unless a deep, rich soil is at hand,
will it t much satisfactory than the efforts at growing alfalfa in Flor- Refer to Banks, Mercantile Agencies and 1 he business community Western Penns 11yania.
find, more '
Market Reports, special references to regular shippers, shipping stencils, stamps, etc.,furnished -
a coarse one worked'with white mark- .ida will prove failure.\ . free on application., INQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENOE INVITED



forty miles further south in Alachua subject say so, and is it not the expe- favors a restricted bimetallism. France, "
Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower. county.Florida. rience of this country under the baneful for instance, is one of the best gov-

also needs a Railroad Com- effect of contraction that it does? erned countries in the world, financially -

TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION mission in the Legislature to put But how under a gold basis can you and in France more than fifty francsIn
For One Year ...................aS..........*2-00 and the fixed? I believeit silver than five francs in
mouths keep capita more
For Six Months...... .... .............. ..... I-00 muzzles on the talking per
In Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3.00 equalize the speech tariff to five min- impossible. Perhaps you have bronze in one small payment can be
Subscriptions in all cases cash in utes each. sources of information not known to refused. No American citizen, Mr.

advance. No discount allowed on one's me, and can enlighten me and your Hind included, would want to be com-
own subscription(except commission in a club), but will to The early variety of peaches having other readers who are silver men. If pelled to accept $500 in silver for a

all be allowed agents a on liberal all subscriptions cash obtainedby been mostly killed last winter in Flor stability and uniformity are desirablein piece of property he had sold. In fact,

them. Write for terms. ida, we are having a repetition of for. our coinage-and I admit they are- he could not be compelled to accept it,

To every new subscriber we will send, mer curious experiences of exceptionalyears if,contraction enhances the value of for no man is fool enough to think of

postpaid, a copy of Whitner's "Garden- ; that is, the first peaches receivedin money, that is, its purchasing power, attempting to force such acceptance.And .
For two
scribers ing in , $2.00 each, we will send, Jacksonville come from Georgia.But and inflation cheapens it, it follows nations. are certainly as wise as
postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange of the later varieties Florida will that when the currency was contracted individuals. Silver is all right in the

Culture." have a fair crop. by the burning up of billions, and the shape of silver certificates,and in dimes

Rates of advertising on application. stoppage of silver coinage, somebody and quarters to a limited amount. But
Remittances should be made by check, A Wonderful Coincidence. bsnefitted by 'the transaction. Now, this country has about enough.silver
order registered
fetter postal to note.order money of Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: honor bright, Mr. Editor, who was it, coin stored away in Washington for

GROWER. I had just finished reading an ar- the debtor or creditor class? Will you the present. What earthly use is therein

FARMER AND FRUIT Jacksonville Fla. ticle in my New York daily (a stanch answer this ? If you do, I have just piling up the coin in hundreds of

Republican paper), which purports: to one other question, Is it your idea millions when the people will not use I

give the gist of a conversation that that the people who suffered, and are it except in the shape of ,silver certifi-
NOTICE Senator Palmer recently had with the suffering, through the contraction of cates ?

of this President, in which the senator had the currency the greatest of all wrongs 4. It is idle and useless to talk I
If you receive a copy assured that rival in the affection of
that could be perpetrated on a people about the "demonetization of silver"
paper which you did not order sub-, the Rothschilds that nothing could should silently acquiesce in it? To being the cause of "5o-cent: wheat and
it invitation to
an prevent the Illinois Democracy from me it seems the paramount duty of the 5 cent cotton." Internationally, silver -
scribe. If you do not want it, coming out for free silver at "
day for every patriot who loves his is no more "demonetized, prac-
kindly hand it to a neighbor. their next State convention. The
country, and every man who loves his tically, now than it ever was: Nations
President is reported to have coin- children, to see that the laws which I like China and India, whose

OONTENTS. cided with the senator's views as to have contracted our currency be speed- people are so abjectly poor that trans-

the position of the Democracy of Illi : ily repealed. actions are reckoned in tenths of a

State ......... ........ 370 nois and other Western States, but expressed The people of America are to-day cent and a silver dollar is great wealth, I

Hay-Mflking in the Grove; Pears,Phosphate, confidence that the silver working without hope of reward. A may well have silver ,as the national
Japan Chestnuts, etc ; How I Saved my craze would be stamped out in the
... scanty pittance, barely sufficient metal. But how can the nations of
Trees Shipping Peaches and Grapes 371
; South before the next election, for life and in their afford bother with this
Not all Dead; The Scuppernong for Wine; keep strength weary I Europe to
Milwaukee-Florida Orange Co ..... 372 already the same steps had been takenin bodies, is all the fruits of their labor bulky product in their dealings? The

San Jose Scale; Favors Fences; Cowpea Va- the Southern States which had they are allowed, and, fool like, manyof enormous increase in the production
rieties Classified; Some Heavy Pigs .... 373 proved so effective against the Al- them continue to 'worship their of silver is sufficient to account for
Stabling Cows in Fly-Time; Remedy for Horn liance when that organization threat-
Fly; The Collard... ......... ... .. ...... 374 ened the Democratic betrayers, like Cleveland, Sherman, its decline in value, just as' the pro-
POULTRY-Soft Phosphate for Jiggers; Jim; to disrupt party, Morton and our own Cooper. But duction of wheat and cotton in India
$,200 an Acre; Feeding: Broilers; Ma- viz., to control the agricultural papersof the eyes of millions have been opened accounts for their decline. The

laria ........ ......... .,....., ..... ..,. 375 the South in the advocacy of sound during the past few years, chiefly'by world's production of silver jn the
OUR RURAL HOME-House Cleaning; Use of money, which of course to Clevelandand the teachings of the Alliance and like five
Pineapples.................. ........." .,... 376< his employees is gold and gold years, 1886-90, was 557,551,745
..... organizations. The people now know ounces, while that of gold.was only
Aprons; Canning Corn.. ..... .... 477 when I took THE FARMERAND
EDITORIAL-Notes; Wonderful Coincidence.. 178 only; up the cause of 50 cent wheat and 5 cent 26,604,172 ounces.If .

Markets<<: ..,.., .,,.......,,.,.... ......."....... 379 FRUIT-GROWER of May 25th and cotton, and will simply, in spite of the in the face of this great increasethe
.,....... .... read on the editorial a regular,
How the People are Plundered 380 page false teaching and pleading of venal silver men want to force, by en-
Weather and Crops ..., ... .... ..".............. 381 simon-pure, stereotyped, gold-bug article statesmen and subsidised papers, com- actment, a ratio of 16, to i, why not

Importance.of..,Water.... ..;..Timely, ........Notes... ....on....Viticulture ....- 382 that might Morton have himself been written headed by pel the relief their dire necessity de put it i to i and be done with it ? No
Secretary mands. THOS. HIND. Congress or Parliament on earth can
"Gold and Silver. Georgetown, Fla. force the ratio between gold and silver,
Weather in Jacksonville. Now, Mr. Editor, I know that thisis except in coined money, and a silver
.4 Week Ending June 10, 1895E one of the strange coincidences we I. The valuable report of Hon. R. dollar one-fourth or one-tenth as largeas

are all falling across now and then E. Preston, Director of the United
it is would be sensible
a af s:1: sI"s:1 ..._ at present, a
DATE. oS M: oSoJ'4.1 0 but all the same I am confident if a States Mint, shows that the United coin and might entice the people to
; 00 4 =a =a H marked copy was sent to the head of States has a stock of money, gold, silver it.
-- - use
June 4. ....79 80 93 72 21 82 .00 the Agricultural Department of the and paper together, of $25.07 per When Mr. Thomas Hind or
June 5.........79 79 93 73. 20 83 .24 5. says
United States he would four other nations have
June 6.........So 72 90 72 IS 81 .58 pay liberally capita. Only intimates that THE FARMER AND
June 7.... ....77 73 86 70 16 78 .06 for it, and doubtless see that the more, namely: France, $36.70; Bel-
FRUIT GROWER has received
June 8.........80 72 83 70 13 76 .00 ever a
June 9. .. ....73 77 84 62 22 73 00 FRUIT GROWER was at once placed on gium $25.98; Portugal, $25.36; Neth- dollar from source except its
Juue ...........- -74 81- 69- -12 75- -.00 his already long list of agriculturalpapers erlands, $25.53. The United Kingdomhas ular advertisers any and subscribers, he reg-is

Mean .......78 76 87 70 17 78 0.88 in name, but really subsidized only$19 98and Germany, $18.78. hereby informed that he utters an absolute -
Total rainfall. bankers' organs. Will you allow a Switzerland, whose people are the falsehood.

A. J. MITCHELL, Observer. few criticisms, the above article? most contented and happy in Europe, .

Your reference to silver mine owners has only $16.06 per capita.
the beneficiaries the Government Mr. A. W. Lawson came in Satur-
of Hind
being coinage, 2. Mr. says
We have the remarkable spectacleof
day from a trip through the in
is stale need billions of The county
too to reply, but some burned up currency.
pineapple growers actually pluck- Economist which Mr. Hind the interest of the Singer Sewing Ma-
of your statements are certainly new National ,
immature fruit from their
off the
ing chine Co. He is exceedingly sur-
to students of political economy and probably recognizes as high authority, ,
in this of in
scarcity or-
plants, year prised at finding collections so easy.
citizen who article "Between the
the average knows'any- in a recent says:
der to develop to the highest pitch
about the the of He says there seems to be money
issue. of act
thing question at For passage resumption January -
the production of the more profitable
enough the people of the coun-
instance, you say, "It is of no conse- 14, 1875, and the act of May 31, among
suckers. Yet there is no scarcityof
great and that there is also a feeling of
quence to the country whether the 1878, which forbid the further destruc-
pines, after all, if one may judge in circulation is there had been cheerfulness and contentment, occa-
tion of the
amount ( ) $50, $100, greenbacks,
from the abundance and cheapness of
sioned by the fine and promising grow-
head which reducedthe
or $200 per provided that burned $29,090,564,
them in the Jacksonville markets.
amount remains fixed." Just so, butI volume of greenbacks outstand- ing crops.-Bartow C.-I.

.. that know full their amount $346- .
am persuaded you ing to present ,
Florida needs a Railroad Commission well that the per capita of money in 681,016. This law of 1878 further Florida collects licenses from 213

which shall, among other things, circulation is nearer $10 than $50. declared that these greenbacks when saloons, amounting to $106,500. The

even up the rates on strawberries, as But does not the amount per received should be paid out again."_ United States Revenue Collectors issue

for instance, sixty-four cents a crate capita control prices in a "great This lacks a considerable of "bill- licenses to 446 saloons. From this will

from Bradford county to Jacksonville, measure ? Mill, Ricardo, Smith ions." be seen to what extent "blind tigers" .
of other writers this THE FARMER FRUIT GROWER run in the State.--Tallahasseean.
and thirty cents a crate from points and a host on 3. AND are


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Markets.JACKSONVILLE Receipts of Southern Vegetables.vegetables for the THE

week include the following: Penn. Rail

)FLA., June 14. road 24,696 crates beans, 16,512 peas, FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

I FRUITS AND PRODUCE. 8,562 cabbage, 22199 cucumbers, 3,828
Corrected by Marx Bros. tomatoes, and 3,910 various ; Old Dominion ,
: These are average quotations. Extra choice line J'ACI :SONVI LE.
: lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor 20,000 cabbage, 1,000 beans and .
I lots sell lower. 8,000 peas ; Savannah line 25,000 pkgs, The Oldest National Bank in

i Apples, crate ... ........ ...............i.ootoi.soPeaches I exclusive of potatoes. the State.This .
crate.........;.... ... .... 1.25101.75 Imports for the week Bermuda Bank after twenty years of successful business has just undergone a rigid !.
I 17,446 special
I English Ptas bu..... ....--u... .... 1.00> nation by the United States Comptroller's Department,and has had its charter extended exam
I Cowpeas, ............. 1.25' crates onions, and 354 crates other vege- other period of twenty years' for an
I Whippoorwill.............. 1.50 tables. Liverpool 5,000 bags Egyptian By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the highest reputation for
Red Ripper....... ...... .... i.,5, onions. strength and ability to meet all legitimate' demands. solidity,
Black Eye.... ...... ...... .. 2.00 I We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations that
Cocoanuts.... ... ............. 3-5 Tomatoes The receipts have been favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention. assuring you your
Peanuts best brand...... ............03 4 to.o42 large and market weak and in buyers'
Cabbage. bbl.... ... .... .... ......... '1.50 favor, with nearly all sales, in of JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Pineapples,each ... .... ........... 06 to .08 range President.
Potatoes, bbl. Burbanks..... .......... 2.50 1.00 to 1.50 per carrier until Friday, Cashier.
sack. .......... .... ....... .... 2.40 when fancy had more attention and sold i Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.COMMISSION
new, bbl. ...... .......... 2.50 at 1.75 and in instances higher, but so few I .
Onions, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack .... .... 2.25
Eggs--............... ..... .12 such that the quotation is very excep DA
tional. VID ON & oo.,
Corrected by Davis & Robinson.
Yellow Yams, bush. ........ .......... .75 MERCHANTS.
Sweet Potatoes ... ..... ...... ........ .75 St. Louis Market.ST. .
Hubbard squash, bbl. .......... ...... 1.25 to i,50
Lettuce, doz..... ....................... 15 to .25 Louis, June 8. Oranges-Firm. HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
Celery none, ...,_........... .. .... California-Navel, fancy, 3.50 to 3.75;
I Egg Plants, bbl....................... 3.00 choice, 2.75 to ..25; seedlings, 2.00 to 2.50. ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLY.VEGETABLES.; OF ALL KINDS
Tomatoes, crates ....
I Sweet Pepper! bu. ....... ............2.00102.50 Pineapples-Florida, 4.00 to 6.00 per No. 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
I, I Okra, bu, ..... .... ..................2.00102.50 crate and 1.50 to 2.25 per dozen; damagedless.
I Green Beans............... ..... .. .... 50 .
I Peas...... .... .. ..... ....... ... 1.00 Peaches-Florida .50 to C.A. [ IFORN"I.A.ORANGE : :
i Turnips, bunch.......... .............. .03 to ..04I .75 per i bu. .
Cucumbers, crate...................... '.25 to .50 crate; Texas, 50 to 75c per peck box; Ar-
,,I Pumpkins, each.............. .... ..... .05 to .15 kansas, 30 to 50c per 1.3 bu. box.
Kershaws, each.... ....... ......... .IOtO .15 Cabbage-Scarce. Mobile 1.00 to 1.50 \ LEMON TREES
Parsley, per doz. bunches........... .20 ,
Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ 20 to .25 perorate; Mississippi, 2.00.
Green onions, per doz. bunches....... to .25 Sweet' Potatoes-:Nansemond, 2.50 per AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FORT
Pepper,hot bushel, none...........'. 1.50 to 2.00 barrel orders Bermuda 2.25.
Sage, well cured lb...................... icto.. 15 on ; ,
Lima Beans, shelled, qt ...... ....... 15 New Potatoes-Southern 1.25 to 1.75. 'ZO :RIDA GROwT: T S'rOc: :
Hens.......: .-,.............._....... .3<>to .35 per barrel; 50 to 75c per sack, and 80 to .
Roosters..........-............-........ .25 85c bushel. Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots. Homosassa and
Broilers.... ............................. .15 to .25 per Lemons at 50 cents each Jaffa Orange and Lisbon
Turkeys, per pound,gross.............. .12 to .14 Cucumbers-Louisiana, 2.50 to 3.00 per Strong one year old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood, Tardiffand Mediterranean
Ducks......, ...-............. ........... .25 to .30 barrel and 1.50 to 1.75 per crate. Satsumas on 3 yearold Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca, Lisbon and Eureka Lemon Sweets same and
.. .. ...........
Geese. poor demand Tomatoes-Florida 1.50 to 2.00 6- price. I have samples in my yard and they are
New Beets per 100 ....................... .25 to .50 per
WaterCress, per doz................. .25 basket crate; green less; Mississippi, 1.50
Cauliflower doz.:;.... ........... .... 7510200 to 1,75 per 4-basket crate; Arkansas, 5o STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND WELL GROWN.Send
'\ New Potatoes, bbl. .................... i.50 to 2.50 to 75c 1-3 bu. box. .
: Florida Cabbage, each....i........ .... .3 to 8 per
Strawberries qt...... .... ...... .... .o8 to .Io The market was fairly deluged with in me your orders at once so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
Asparagus, Fla. per 100......,.....,. .... .... tomatoes and considerable of a decline in advance, balance on receipt of trees
Blackberries, qt .......... .......... .04 to 08 prices resulted. Mississippi had startedto c. A. BOONE, Ag1:. .
Melons... ... ..... ....... .... ....... .to to .20 ,
Canteloupes,bbl...... .... .......... 1.50 loading straight car lots for the various 0riariclc-- F'Ia.- ---.-
.Plun.s..bur.... ...i..., .. .. ... ..... i.oo to .75 markets. Several car lots were in yesterday -

\ New York pug Market.. from Florida, but the Mississippistock quality of goods and in workmanship, ''I[ Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. Redfleld.
finds much more favor with buyers
consider that I have the model fence.
Melons-There have been no car loads being firmer and more attractive and not GEO. C. HOWARD. ESTABLISHED 1871.

of watermelons, though the first car arriv- near so long enroute as the Florida pro- Corwith Iowa.
ed last year on May 21st. A few receivedin duct. I REDFIELD & SON,
barrels have worked out in small
a As predicted new potatoes are coming

way from 50c to 1.00 each according to in more liberal quantities each day, a Commission MerchantsAND
I size and quality. Muskmelons are in fair fact evident enough in the steady declinein FLORIDABUDDING

t supply, but show very irregular quality; a prices from day to day. Arkansasand

i few fine ripe command $3.00 to $3.50 per Tennessee growth are now added to -

I barrel in instances more, but most of the the liberal offerings of Alabama, Louisiana WOOD

stock is green and dragsheavily at about and Mississippi. The quality of the Fruit Auctioneers,

2.50 with very poor lower. offerings is steadily improving-the spud

Peaches-Fla., early kinds per case getting larger and showing more mature FOR SA E. 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

v 1.00 to 2.00; Ga., per 6-bskt carrier, 2.00 and full grown stock.
Ga. flat 1.00 to 200. S We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
; per case, The offerings of string beans have beenso either at private sale (which has heretofore been

Plums-Ga. Beach,- per 6-bskt carrier, very irregular all week that the boys I can supplv most of the leading and our custom) or by the auction system (recently'
1.00 to 2.00. have had to wrestle with a feast ora fam- popular varieties of budding wood or added to our business) as you may desire.

MusUmelons-Fla.: per bbl.,2.00 to 3.00. ine alternately and nobody seemed ableto scions, and I will use my best effort to

Watermelons, Fla., each 50 to 1.00. account for so uneven a distribution.The please customer
I Potatoeti.I small demand for the inviting and the varieties
Write for stating
I Imports for the week: Bermuda 133}
attractive wax bean so far this season and quantities desired. Address QUICK WORK
barrels Nova Scotia 9,239 barrels.
; ,
has been a surprise to the trade and lower -
The receipts of Southern potatoes have price did not seem to increase the demand W. TRIMBLE, In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg.etah.s
increased very much during the past ) shipped to us isourmott. WK
week the warm weather however has for this variety. IJraidentown, Manatee Co., Fla GIVE GOODS SENT U- BY GROWHRS
; There is an abundance of peaches and FIRST; PLACE BECAUSE WE NKVER
unfavorable and stock has arrivedin
BUY OURSELVES. They are protectedby
apples in the market but the fruitas
new ,
very bad condition. The potatoes as a our 40 years experience without default-
a rule is inferior in size and quality. W. L.
rule not this DOUCrLAS 'ng A do1Jar. Enquire as to our standingand

are good season
very particularly
Such fruit, so lacking in size and color, financial s'abilitv which any bank or
I" North Carolinas, which are finds little favor at the hands of dealers '3 IS THE BEST. merchants having mercantile reports can K
running small in size and little more "'IJ' SfUO_ FIT FOR A KING.CORDOVAN verify-th"n try us-WK BELIEVE OUR
and is netting very little to the growers METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
than seconds and has
complaint $
good and shippers of Texas, Arkansas, Missis- !,1jf' .. 9. ,. your name for our quotations. Stencil and
\ also been heard that stock has not been ''iif! !" "' FRENCH&ENAMELLED
;. cards fr e. Letters promptly answered
Tennessee and Alabama the prin-
culled closely as it sippi, rlil"'i I'' ;)' | FINE, CALF&KANGAROU(
I as by many shippers cipal shipping states. Many of the peaches \\ ., //'i j4$350"': ;
should be. Chili red average 25 to 50cper of 1\\.1\111':\\,\ 'll i J"3! .50 POLICE,3 SOLE FRENCH & CO.,
well bear evidence : -
as as apples, ;\\\1\1\1\\ \ r
; .
bbl. below Rose and white stock ,
; having been clubbed off the trees, and '-I\i\\\,\.\ '::': ':;l., ,,50. $Z.WORKINGM ,' 116 Warren St New York.
usually sells a trifle under Chili red. The such hardly bring express charges and :; 1\ t"" '' $ EXTRA FINE2.I.7BOYS'SCHOOLSHOE8- 11 ,, i !
Bermuda cargo was light this week, butstock \ $
occasionally some are refused altogether ESTABLISHED 1855.
not very good and sales have been for the .. .. (>t .
by'the consignees-not being good : <:: "t LADIES-
from 2.00 to 4.00, latter only for choice. P. M.\ KIELY. -,,',,"i;:&,:; 75
and i charges. :;:;::; $3gZ5;
Old potatoes are still quite plenty ,t'r gES'f; DONGOl
sale low and 1 .
have been urged for at very \ ::"
irregular prices to clean up, though tradeis Keeps Rabbits Out. <... ',_,\ "' ,' "'w", '.,, ; -JD O U Gr L AS. FRUIT 7'J-EE.
slightly better at the close for prime
3.00 4.00 GENTS. I have about 70 rods of Over One Million People wear the FOR
stock. Bermuda prime to sec- your
onds 2.00 to 2.50, rose fair to fancy, 2.50 10 bar fence around a tract designed for W. L. Douglas $3 & $4 Shoes SOUTHERN ORCHARDS

to 4.00, Chili red fair to fancy,2.50 to 3.50 i; orchard and small fruits and I consider it All our shoes are equally satisfactoryThey

white fair to fancy, 2.50 to 3.50; good the best thing of the kind. I have any give the best value for the money. Write for Catalogue and.price list.
seconds '1.50 to 2.00; good culls 1.00 to knowledge-of. An important feature in They equal custom shoes In style and fit.

1.25; Southern pricked as to conditionper a fence for such purpose is, that it should The Their prices wearing are:uniform qualities,.are..stamped unsurpassed.on sole. JENNINGS' NURSERY CO.,

,bbl. 50c to 2.00; old per bbl or sack be rabbit proof, which the Page fence From $i to $3 saved over other makes.If .
1.00 to 1.50. certainly fulfills to perfection. Both in your dealer cannot supply you we can. Thomaaviile, Oa.l .





How the People Are Plundered.We Mr.. M. A. Thayer, of Wisconsin,, fresh for a whole year Now< the

states that at 11 a. m. on the day be- agricultural papers that advertise this

in of the fore the late hard freeze, the signal stuff, do not ignorantly, says the
are just receipt reportsof service reported "killing frosts." A Rural New Yorker. They know thatit
the clerks of the Senate and Housefor
score of men at once started coveringthe is composed chiefly of borax, and
fiscal In these reports -
the year 1894. berries with the mulch that lay they know that our best dairy author-

is found a history of profligacy] between the rows, or with wild hay. ities condemn its use. Later in the
and plunder that should receive the< *, LCr.K i=1 wa
this all and this will advertise a
condemnation. When w e They kept up night, 90 year, company
severest per cent. of the fields so covered were wonderful system of preserving fruit 1
consideration with
take into per saved. On strawberries, this mulch Let the whole crowd alone !
sonal peculations the plain fact of 4-
should be removed in the morning to .
cent cotton and 35-cent wheat, we are
allow pollenization. Potatoes heavily ORANGE GROWERS
led to believe that the people ought to( ,
Shortest Most Attractive
mulched in Bradford, county were Quickest .
rise up and drive out this nest of plun ,
killed down a little way into the ATTENTION !
dering politicians.To 1 OtJ :r
mulch, but came on rapidly and .

begin with, the officers and em- yielded well. Strawberries covered I am able to supply you with Orange sand Lemon BETWEEN .
bud wood of standard varieties, asLiABT'S
ployes of the House cost annually well escaped both freezes and yielded
about $415,000. The clerk hire ot berries worth $1.50 a quart. Even a MAJORCA,
members and is down at RU11Y.JAFFA.. Florida Central and PeninsularNEW ,
delegates put thin mulch which one could easily see .

$256 000; contingent fund, newspapers through kept the ground trom freez- SANFORD'S MEDITERRANEAN, THROUGH ROUTES.

and stationery, $98,000; coal, ing, while uncovered soil right along- MALT 4 BLOOD. New York to Jacksonville by

$11ooo: furniture and repairs, $14- side was frozen two inches deep. MED.ST. SWEET MICHAEL, New and Florida Pennsylvania, Southern R. R.'Railway to Washington to- .I

000; folding-room. $21.000; contin, DANCY TANGERINE, Northern Columbia, Florida Central &
CHINA MANDARIN, Etc., Air Line. Peninsular to' all principal x rJ
gent fund and miscellaneous, $55,000.The The tannery of Messrs. Zapf & At the following prices points in Florida. :
above with the Capitol police Rohrer is in most successful operation.The ;
Cincinnati to Jacksonville by
1000 $5 00 3000 $12.00 6000 $20.00.
and other expenditures, amount in the new thirty horse power boiler, ; ; Cincinnati Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga !
CASH WITH ORDER. and Southern R'y to Ever I
aggregate to $930,930.27. Nearly $i-, manufactured at Chattanooga, Tenn., Florida}ette Florida Central & Penin- I
In Lemons. Lisbon Villa Franca, Eureka, at
in tak- in last week andis Limited. sular to all important Florida :
000,000 is annually expended was placed position same prices.Buds points. j

ing care of 356 Congressmen, aside now in permanent use. About guaranteed delivered to artive without in further fine order.cost to,you Orders and Kansas City Kansas City Fort Scott &;

from paying; each salary of $5,000. fifteen cords or many tons of saw booked now for June delivery. Address, and }to Memphis Birmingham, Southern Kansas Cit B'.,

We will now take up some of the palmetto roots are used every week, C. S. BURGESS, JackHo'villeThro' Line to Everette, Fla. Central &

items which enter into this large ex and the refuse, after the tannic acid is Riverside Riverside Nurseries, Cal; Peninsular to all Fla. points.
Louis to Jacksonville by ,

penditure. The first item that attracts extracted, is ,used, along with one cordof Reference.-Orange Growers' Bank, Riverside, 1St. Short Line to Du Quoin, '

attention is the $649 paid out wood per week, in keeping up the Cal. ,Florida reference given if wanted. Holly Route.Sp'gg Central City, Memphis to Holly&Sp'gs Birmingham -, 1)

monthly for Speaker Crisp's secre- fires under the boiler. The residue is J to,Birmingham,Sou. J JR'y
METAL to Everette and F. C. & P. B
taries. ;First comes ,Mr. Waterman, a great amount of ashes weekly, val-
Sioux City & Chicago to Jacksonville -
who does all the work at a, monthly uable for its large percentage of potash, WHEEL 7' I ii ,, Ill., Cent. to Holly I
}8p'gs, K., C. M. & B. to ,Birmingham -
salary of $177. He is followed by making an excellent fertilizer, and Route. Sou. R'y to Eve -
one-of the family for ornament, Mr. which is offered to farmers at a very for your \\ II Il/il ette and the F. C. & P.

C. R. Crisp, at the same price. The low figure. Fully one hundred hides WAGONS.IVI1A Louis'ille & Nash'ille to River
New Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
two are supplemented by the real gem per week are converted into leather, Any size you want,20 To 1 route with through Orleans sleepersJacksonville and ,

of the collection, Mr. E. W. Barrett, chiefly of three varieties, lace, harness to&66 in.high. Tires 1 between Jacksonville.The New. ,

at $134, whose only business is to and uppers ; for all of which there are to fit 8 any wide-hubs axle. Saves to = F. C. & P. has 700 miles of track In

correspond for the Atlanta Constitution ready sales at fair prices. The whole .Cost many times in Florida running through. the
season to have Bet Tobacco'lteptions,
and wear a clawhammer coat on establishment, fitted up with all the of low wheels to fit Stock Farming and Dairy Section,
state occasions. These clerks have a accessories is moving alongin your w&gon for hauling Peach and Strawberf'1Lands,
necessary ,
grain fodder manure Orange, Pineapple Country,
messenger to wait on them at $84. In the most prosperous manner.Sanford bogs &c. No resetting of Phosphate Belt.
tires. Oatl'g free Address Silver and
Has the Spring
this list is included the House chap- Chronicle. EMPIRE MFG. CO., Other fine Scenery.,

lain at the least salary of all, $75. If *.*- Quincy, IlL The Great Hunting Country..
Reaches the Noted Fishing Grounds.
it is not worth more' than $75 per A few days ago J. W. Cornell broughtto Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari-

month to pray for such an aggregationof our office samples of broom corn ety of soils in the State, and above all

corruption as he does we are not a grown by him at his place in the western You buns Where over it Is the High Central and Healthy.Rldg land

proper judge of mental efforts. We part of town, which samples were. Can Get Prosperous towns fill its route and it offers I
the best freight facilities for any produce to
find as one of the House officers a as fine as can be grown anywhere. Mr. Ferry's Seeds at your dealers the Northern markets. Send for the popular

locksmith at $117 per month. Just Cornell himself is no novice in the cultivation you as fresh got them and direct fertile from as though Ferry's i song- "

what his duties are we have so far of broom corn, and he says it Seed Farms.fims. with"MY FLORIDA HOME.
: its spirited words and beautiful musio
; been unable to find out. On page will do just as well here as anywhere, descriptive of an actual Florida Home; and
"strike it rich." Herewe SEEDS which is gotten up in elegant style-Sii' pagesof
to and will about
121 we begin yield $70 per acre. full sized best music paper,containing alsoa
find $252 paid out for card cases, Here is an industry that transportation picture of a home In Florida and a hunting
are known and planted every scene. It is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in
pocket-boooks, combinations (we dont charges, commissions and "shipped in where, and are always the stamps, to pay expense of distribution.)
know what they are but they come high) bad order" won't eat all the profits off; best. Ferry Seed Annual Send also for the best>map of:Florida (sen
for 1805 tells all about free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLO.P.A.
autograph albums, visiting cards, and and as we have a factory in town to them, Free.D. ; J ,

more pocketbooks. This is followedon work up the crop, we repeat again M. Ferry & Co.<. -' Jacksonville, Fla.
page 220 with a bill of $408 for what we said when Mr. Gilbert was % DetroltMlch The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R.

more pocketbooks, gold pens and distributing the seed, that our planters Offers '
to ,
holders cardcases and fourteen dozen to it.-Kissimmee Leader. Shippers
shears. On page 128 we find $311 .-.-4 Fraud?;RsFruitWrappers. The Shortest 'and Quickest Route

more paid out for five dozen knives, Every householder in Florida should BETWEEN

twelve cases cutlery, and twentyfourcases make a rigid investigation of his prem- NO MORE CHEATING. FLORIDA AND'ALL POINTS IN'
of scissors. On page 130 we ises about his well. No slops or of- Consumers of Fruit Wrappers may
With Ventilated Cars this company
Improved -
again strike a bill of $155 for card fensive matter should be allowed to be now know that they get an hon st.ream is better equipped than,ever,ever to .
and tab- of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and
cases pocketbooks some lap thrown the within
on ground fifty orseventy.five ream as some unscrupulous dealers insure close connections and prompt despatch
lets. But on page 232 we find a bill feet of the well where fe to all Easteru and Western Markets. .

of $1,368 for sivty-one dozen pocketknives ver germs could possibly be carried by O tl'F' IR AND SQUARE"Printed Through, oars destination without -,

: Now sixty-one dozen pocketknives rams into the water. The climate and Wrappers are put up in packagesof Perishable change freight or followed by wire and
is which would give at that convenient malaria shippers advised time passing various Junction -
732, scapegoat, ,are 1000 each, and each Wrapper is points and arrival at destination.All .
least two knives to each member. charged with many a case of fever numbered, in printing, consecutivelyfrom claims for overcharges and loss promptly -

1 From what we have discovered, the which is due alone to the family's carelessness 1 to'1000. No one can adjusted.
' scissors HONESTLY BEATour See that your goods are markedvia
knives and
number pocket and filth. F. C. & P. R. R.
bought and paid for by the people prices. Send for sampler and prices For Information. call on or address the undersigned -

would amount to at least twentyfivefor Just as we predicted, that old "Pre- to 0. 'E. TAYLOR: .Trav. A'gt Ooala,Fla.,.
each member. We will continuethis servaline" advertisement makes its THE JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. W. B. Gen. A'g't, Orlando, Fla.
HOLDEN Trav. ,
G. M. gt Leesburg Fla
detailed statement until we have appearance in the agricultural papers. JERSEY CITY, N. J. W. FULLER: Trav. A'g't, Tampa, Fla.

gone through the whole list.-Na- The advertisers have a new scheme ,N. B.-We do not deal in unprinted Or N. S. PENNINGTON Jacksonville, Traffic,Manager,Fla. ,,

tional Economist. I this year-they promise to keep eggs wrappers. W, H. PLEASANTS, General Freight Agt;

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WEATHER AND CROPS. ange, Volusia and Polk counties.
'- Elsewhere the showers To
were insignificant Orange-Growers.
For the Week Ending June 11. and scattering. Crop conditionsare

WEATHER CONDITIONS. yields.reported Many favorable localities to satisfactory claim the The largest crop and best grade of fruit can only be obtained

Tempera- PreclpitaSun- best corn outlook for many years. by using fertilizers containing
ture Hon. shine. Flattering advices come this: week from

bISTRICT-Nor Cur- -NorCur-- -ior week the grape district of Orange County. Not Less than 12o/0 Actual Potash.Ka0)
mal. rent mat. rent. Melon crop said to be good. Corn ( )
"silking." Sweet potato slips still
We8tern... 78 79 1.42 040 being set out over a considerable area This is equally true of pine-apples and other tropical fruits.

;Northern.. 79 80 1.26 0.68 of the district. Orange sprouts grow-
Our books on Potash are sent free. They will colt nothing to read, and will
.Centra1.... 79 81 1.50 0.64 ing finely. Vegetable shipments, ex- you save I
Southern.. 80 80 1.21 0.40 cept tomatoes, about suspended. Large you dollars. GERMAN KALI WORKS,93 Nassau Street New York. ,
shipments of melons. General rains
the coming week will enhance the President.H. .
CROP CONDITIONS. condition of all crops. T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,

There was no great variation from Southern District-Normal temperature Cashier. CAPITAl Assistant Cashier.
the normal amount of heat for the but a marked deficiency in moist $10OOOO.

i i ,week: ,'though a sharp contrast appears ure. Rainfall over the district was not '
. in the rainfall for the same period. well distributed, being confined to the THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

r Warm and dry conditions dominated.The extreme southern portion of the penin- ,.

only exceptions noted being over sular'region.' Daily showers will be of JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,

\ sections, the western and northern no little benefit to the fruit interests of solicits Collections and,Geneva
espeettally you Deposits,
j districts: and,a limited area of the central the district,and particularly so to vege- Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
J territory. Showers were quite tation over upland sections. While re- -

prevalent along the western portion ports,do not indicate that there is any INVITED.

of the State bordering on the Gulf, great,degree of suffering, the need of
particularly.Escambia and Santa Rosa rain is DIRI3CYl ORFJ i
generally recognized. Vegetable -
John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin,
counties. shipments, to a very large degree, H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald,
j Generally speaking rain is needed have ceased:: over the southern portionof Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,
i over the State, and if none is received the:district, but the same territory Or" H. Robinson John E. Hartrldore.

during the coming week, the absenceof is sending'forward many melons and

necessary moisture will be strikingly unusually fine pineapples, the latter SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
:apparent in the "wilting" conditionof coming/rom the Bay Biscayne region.

some plants. As yet, however, Cane;, pineapples and tropical trees '.OF FLtORIDA
there is no'acute suffering for lack of showing;,good growth. Young nursery ,
rain. stock looks well. Evidences a growth JACKSONVILLE.
r Western District-Light showers from lone to two feet since the freeze CAPITAL, $50,000.

I 1 fell over, the Gulf margin of the dis of'last winter. The closing-week finds H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HAIIKIS1IE1M1211, VicePres.WM .

.frict,-there being ,some advices, to the the agricultural interests of the State I 11A.WL.INSON, Cashier, .
effect that the frequency of rain delayed decidedly satisfactory. Sufficient sun-
farm work other than that incident shine and heat, with a marked shortage DIRECTORS :

to planting sweet potato slips. of moisture, characterize the me- H ROBINSON, ]. HILDFBRAND P. E. McMURRAY,,
Rainfall was by no mean's'general, as teorological status.SUMMARY J. A. HENDERSON: C. C. ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN.
; of information is to
preponderance BY COUNTIES. Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay-
the 'effect that refreshing showers Western District: ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on
would prove highly beneficial to all Santa Rosa-Fruit crop will be Savings.

products of the district. Crops are abundant. Corn has good stand, the

,good. Corn is especially fine and I early planted maturing. Most pros-
I the early planted is now maturing, the perous year for this section for seven FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.

...... ears being large and full. Some dam years. Potato crop somewhat damagedby
'age has been done to potatoes, holes insects.Carlovitz.. .
being eaten in the same by an insect.A Escambia-Showery week. Rains An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the
best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $300.000.
continued; "blight" is noted among retarded work, except planting sweet BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange Is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
fruit trees, though prospects indicatea potato slips. Corn looks well. Pear order. Write for price list and terms. OFFICERS,
-: :-
good 'yield. Oats are turning out trees show a good deal of die back.- GEO. R. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President..
satisfactorily. Vegetables in great Trimmer. ALBERT M. IVES Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER, Secretary.
DIRECTORS-Geo. It. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
abundance. One correspondent says: Leon-Hot, dry week. All crops Hi11sboro Co.: John Fabyan, Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher Orange (l o.; D. Greenleaf, .Duval Co.;
J. D. Mead Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard CO.LF.; G. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
"This is the for rains for
most prosperous year needing rain. With good a Marion Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. S. Moreman St.
this'section_ of country for the past short time, fine crops of corn will be Johns Co.; C. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck, Polk Co.
AddressTall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils,
seven years. made.-; Bradford. with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.
Northern District-Week. opened Northern District:

dry and hot, but copious rains fell overa Suwannee-Weather favorable for JOHN CLARK SON & CO.
section of the district on the ,
,large. all crops, which are growing nicely.
5th, 6th and 7th. The amount was Rain needed, but nothing suffering.
Commission MerchantsDEALERS
sufficient. some sections to mature Peach crop promises to be good. Pear Grocers and
early corn. Crops have been put ina yield will be small.-Ollitf.
fine state of cultivation during the Baker-Weather has been all de. IN

sunny'' week, the heat being all required sired. Crops are generally clean and Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,
to kill Melon crop is
grass. doing nicely.Reed.NassauCrop .
good. Large acreage planted in sweet conditions very good. Cigars, Tobacco, Etc

potatoes. Peaches in market. Many Tomatoes, peaches and corn in mar- Florida.
orange trees show no signs of life, ket.-J acq ues. J"aoksonville,
while those that have put out sprouts do
St. continue to

are' making favorable progress. well. Large crop of melons for this MANONGAIIELA....................$t 50 CABINET BOURBON.., .............. ..$6 00
insects so destructive to new growthsome country. Many orange trees showno PARKER..... .................. ........... 175 ]. MARTIN RYE.... .......... ................ 300
weeks ago, have disappeared.Cotton ORANGE VALLEy............ ............. 200 VIRGINIA GLADES............... .......... 4 oo
Gen- signs of life.-Boyer. SPRING VALLEY........ .................250 OLD BOURBON................... .....500
has pushed to the front. in splendid condition.Rainfall BALTIMORE CORN ....................... 2 OO KHNTUCKYSOUR MASH....... ......... 5 oo
erally speaking the district needs Clay-Crops NORTIICAROLINACORN... .............250 OLD BAKER..... ... ....................,.500
of the 6th has been followedby CLIFTON CLUB............. ............. 3 ooI MONTROSE VELVET RYE.................. 6 00
rain. Some sections in decided
need of it this time. the planting of a large area of JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, 5oc; three gallon 75C. Remit by post-office
at sweet potatoes.Roberts.Central money order,check or registered letter. We cannot ship C, O. D. Remit with order.A .
Central District-Timely rains pre- complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application.
vailed over a limited territory on, the District:
7th, particularly over sections of Or- Volusia-Weather has been hot and JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.




dry. Corn not suffering.. Melons. traction to the surface, whence it es leaves are formed. Superfluous suckers CENT-A- JTOJID COL UMN. t

doing nicely and about ready to ship. capes by evaporation and is lost. If that start below the crown of the

Tomatoes suffering on high land. the surface is left solid, each particleof vine should be broken off before much RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, ,
one week,25 cents; three weeks 50 cents Noth-
Cane looks promising.-Hill, earth lying close to its neighbor, growth has taken place. ing taken for less than 25 cents.

Hillsboro-Good week for killing: the moisture readily passes from one paid.Send Advertisements. for this column MUST be pre-

grass and work. Most crops need l to,the other and reaches ,the surface ; Mr. Armour claims that he is los no stamps larger than two cents.

rain. Another week and they will be: but if the particles are kept separated ing money on every beef he kills, and Initials and figures count. as one word. ,

suffering. Vegetable shipments dropping by frequent shallow cultivation, the that he has no income over 4,000 to I

off.-Stinson. evaporation of the subsoil moisture is return to Uncle Samuel. Sad, isn'tit JAMAICA SORREL Plants 25th. ,Sic:for after 25 cents.June

Sumter-Very little rain this week., retarded.An ? Thirteen for 50 cents. Postfree. Reasoner Bros.,
___ __ Oneco Fla. 6-15-2
Weather has been hot, and crops experiment at the Wisconsin

needing rain. Melons being shippedand Station demonstrated the fact very Melons and Melon Fertilizers.Mr. ,JjANTED.-An(, garden and orchard.under gardener Must have to exceptional work in-

the crop is very good. Corn is clearly.' Five strips of land 130 feet G. W. Bigelow, of Bushnell, Fla, recommendations as to morality and industry.
still keeps up his reputation as the earli- Wages $30 per month. Position permanent to
well.-Davis. and feet wide in
looking long 12 were plowed est shipper of melons in the State. He proper person. Apply to P. H. Rolfs, Lake City
Polk-Corn silking; looking well. the spring, and two of them lying be- arrived in Jacksonville with his first car Fla. 6-15-3

Some sweet potatoes planted. Orangetrees tween the other three, were rolled to load June 5. ,He presented one, a 50-lb. FOR SALE-Twenty acres orange and farm
sprouting more vigorously. Be- firm the surface. The unrolled strips Kolb Gem, to this office; which was duly half hammock and half scrub. Finely
appreciated. Mr. Bigelow modestly disclaims situated. Price$260.00. For particulars applyto
need rain. Wade. cultivated intervals
ginning to more were at frequent F. W. Hall, Alva, Fla. it
merit melon-
Sumter-Too dry for crops. Corn during the summer, between May 14 grower,any but particular gives the highest as a praise to

hurting badly. Melons would be im- and July 13, keeping them free from the special melon fertilizer of' the Paine BUD WOOD.-A in quantity Fruit from my

proved. Shipping from three to fifteencars weeds so that there should be no jossof Fertilizer Company, which has long been Tangerine Parson-Brown.Grape Hart's Tardiff Lemon Navel, j

daily.-Borden. water from any cause'except surface advertised in our columns. Such an opin- Jaffa, Maltese Blood, Mediterranean ,Sweet andH I
mosassa. Address 'J. M. Chaffer. Candler,
ion from a successful undoubted
Southern District: evaporation, while the uncultivated grower Marion County, Fla. 6-15'3
shrewdness is of the highest value I
as a
free of'weeds shav-
'Lee-Week has been a warm one, strips were kept by pointer to practical men.STAHL'S -Boone's Early Orange Bud wocd, I
but nothing has suffered. The ing them off with a sharp hoe close to WANTED any 9. ,Give source of original buds.F. I
sugar the surface. An examination of the I D. Waite, Belleview, Fla. .6-15-3 I
is well. Citrus fruits
cane advancing a>1wwP+t rrir ww ww
prospering, Tropical trees's.ending up soils under the two kinds of surface BUD WOOD from h.althy bearing Tardiff, :
treatment after the expiration of 49 EXCELSIOR Tangerine and Jaffa trees, that have L
healthy growth.-Gardner lever had white fly or red scale. Guaranteed
'Manatee-:This month finishes the days showed that the cultivated soil L r 'u;.g l; Spraying Outfits strictly first class in every respect. Cyrus W.
contained in the upper six feet at the _., kill insects Butler, St. Petersburg, Fla. 6-15-2
; light
tomatoes for this section. Young .Ji"3:; vent leaf .
rate of 8.84 lbs. more water to the -:: 2. iil; and wormy fruit..
nursery stock has put on a growth -=" i I, Insure OTR:\WBERRY PLANTS. Now is the time to
"' iI a heavy
foot of surface than did
from one to two feet. Melons and square the '3'I-_: JJr" yield of all 3 set them to raise runners. Buy choice 'Ala-
uncultivated ground, lying side by side z .''' fruit and bama Newnans of W. H. Kemp, Lawtey, Fla.
green corn in plenty.-Courter. Two dollars a thousand.
with it. This difference in vegetablecrops.
water con- .
Dade-Fine melons and pineapples
tent is equivalent to a rain-fall of 1.7 Thousands VELVET Beans 5 cents a dozen, if self-ad-
from the
being shipped BiscayneBay in
use. envelope is sent to me. Moccasin
and amounts to 192.5 tons of Bend 6 ots..
country.-Crook. pattern, for hou e wear, and Ladies Home
water per acre, or sufficient to increasethe -- -- for catal'g, Journal stocking pattern, 5 cents each. M.G.;
NOTE-The Director desires to ... and full, Mills,St. Thomas, Fla. 6-8-tf
yield of corn per acre 1,277 lbs of I treatise onspraying
materially increase the number of cor-
dry matter or 14 per cent. of a good u& A_ _Circuiarafee.Addreasb GENUINE Nunan Bessie and Alabama Straw-
respondents; to do this, the aid of all $3.00 per i.oco. Cherokee. $(0
is invoked. On card for coming week, average yield. WILLIAM STAHL, QUINOY, ILL per 1,000. Julius Schnadelbach & Sons, Lock
Box 4, Grand Bay, Ala. 61-4
each will
correspondent please give
LINES. i to 1000 yards best Braid-
one or more names with addressesof Timely Notes on Viticulture.The i, -----' -- -- '! ( oil Silk i cent a yard. Send for

parties who will likely take an interest second year no fruit ought to 1 _: samples, Waren & Co., :o E i4th St., N. Y.S254.

in the work. Attention to this remain on the vines. The third year I
.. PLANTS. Alabama Newnans
request will be much appreciated.A. strong vines with good culture oughtto STRAWBERRY. Good strong, healthy plants.
$2.00 per 1000. Special rates on !5,000, lots or over.
MITCHELL, Observer, three four
J.Weather Bureau Director. produce or pounds each, "'_":. .... _..c.-v"---o/I't"/ __ Address Daveny & Kirubell. Lawtey Fla. 5-25-4
and the following year a full crop. But IRRIGATED GROVE. 100 acres TO years set
<< trees150; in other fruit trees, etc.
vines of weaker growth will not do MISPLACED CONFIDENCE For sale at a sacrifice. Address "Jf," The Palms,

Importance of Water.It this. Care must be taken not to allow Without shadow of fear farmer Trusty ran Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. \ 4 r:-gm I

is water which conveys in solu- the vine to overbear, or it may be in his traction engine on the bridge. The builder CHOICE ORANGE, LEMON and GRAPE
proved It safe by figures thus: four stringers
tion the plant food to the rootlets of jured so as to never recover. Threeto across the ditch carry 1500 lbs. each, four- old roots Trees.Also One bud year wood.old buds For on sale fouryear by
and without all the four tons is full teen plank 600 lbs each, equal to 13,0001bs. Arthur S.Auchincloss, Redland Cal. 5-11-8
vegetation; water per acre a average Whl le the coroner sat on Trusty's remains,the

natural richness of the soil and all the crop for the strongest growers, although builder" skipped out.sometimes Maybe "figures Juggled won't by PLANT STRAWBERRIES The strawberry
lie. but they are
applied fertility would be useless ; good vineyards often produce Ignorant or unprincipled men. Remember and business only those will who be greatly plant under over done the best next condi-year,

every plant would wither hopelesslyand without injury five or six tons per acre. pickets when figuring like the on bridge fences the cross add wires nothingto or tions will make a profit. Lawtey berries are

perish. All agriculturists are Th'e less the number of clusters this the strength and the ''stringers" of the quoted week. 35 in to the 45 cents New; from York all Price other Current parts of this the

aware of this fact, but there are very weight can be put into the more satis, Page are doubly strong. State, 25 to 3S cents. Lands for sale or rent at
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO. Adrian Mich. reasonable
rates. E. G. Hill, Lawtey,Fla.
few ,who have any just conception of factory will be the money return from *>-4-tf

the water needed by vegetation in its the crop. Hence it is well to thin the IF ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
THE TROPICAL TRUNK LINE, of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to
growth. According to observations fruit picking off the smallest and
THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, they will receive -
made at the Wisconsin Experiment poorest clusters. There is always a information that will be of much value and
Station last summer, 501 tons of water demand for strictly fine fruit at good interest to them.
,BRAHMA, D. and
LIGHT B. Plymouth Rock
are required to produce a single ton prices. Turkey Eggs for hatching, $1.00 doz-

4 of dry matter in the form of oats and We do not advise summer pruning Florida.en to suit the times. C. Gomperts, Lady 2 2-16 Lake,

401 tons to produce a ton of barley. further than pinching off or rubbingout CHOICE Orange and Lemon Trees and Bud-

Hellriegel found in Prussia, which weak and useless laterals and ,for sale. Address, I. II. Cammack
LANDS Whittier, California.
has a moister atmosphere than Wis shoots. Leaves are the laboratories of

consin, that it required 376 tons of the growing vine,in which is perfectedthe TO Bowker's MAKE HENS Animal LAY-There Meal. 40 tons is sold nothing in Florida like-

water to produce a ton of oats and food which produces the growth of ORANGES [ last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla.
310 tons to produce a ton of barley. both wood and fruit. Severe summer io-13-tf

If we express these amounts in inchesof pruning, removing a large amount of LEGHORN EGGS for HATCHING.Stock .-

water covering the surface of the foliage" weakens the vine, reduces the RESORTS Lawtey, Fla.of the Barred best.Plymouth$1 for 13.Rock R.eggs Puddy for,

t field (supposing that no water is al size of the fruit, retards its ripeningand batching.! 1.5.20S

ready in the soil) the oats demand a checks the growth of the root. INVESTMENTS Agent's profits per month. Will
it or forfeit. New Ar-
precipitation of 15.6 inches to make a Where more than one shoot starts froma 5 2 5 tides prove just A $1.50 sample

and the barley inches. bud it is well to rub off the weakerone and terms free. Try us. CHIDES-
crop, 10.5
rER & SON, 28 Bond St., N. Y.
We have before referred to broken before it is more than two to six DEVELOPMENTS
FOR SALE for cash,time or hade,orange groves,
capillarity in retaining moisture in inches long. When particularly fine and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka,

the soil, this broken capillarity being clusters are desired the ends of the Fla.[' 3-u-i6t

kept''' up by frequent cultivation of the canes may be pinched off and stopped ATTRACTIONSADDRESS FOR North EXCHANGE-Summer Carolina mountains.and winter Owner hotel must

surface, creating what is called the when growth has progressed to four or 1 live in Florida. Wants good orange, grove. W.

"earth mulch." In all drouths thereis five leaves from the last cluster, and B. Clarkson, Jacksonville, Fla. 9-15-11

a constant ascent of moisture from thereafter the ends of all laterals G. D. ACI ER LY, ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in

4, the depths of the soil by capillary at- pinched off as soon as one or two Oe ant. Pa.sseX1&ler .At. price-list.. We E. pay W' Amsden freight. Ormond Write for, Fla.our latest tf





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to sail as follows: for PHILADELPHIA Sundays.
Steerage, 1425. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed CHARLESTON ,
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
(Central or goO Meridian Time.)

of Birmingham ............... ... ............... .... .... ? Sunday, May 19, I2.30p.m. all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.
Nacoochee City ......... ..... .... u..... ........ .... ........ .... .. .....Tue-day, May 21, 3 oo p.'m.
Kansas City. ... ... ................ .............. ........ .......... Friday, May'24 500a.m.
Tallahassee. .... ........ .... .... .. .......... ... ........ .... Sunday, May 26, .6 30 a. m. .
of Birmingham ......... ............ ............ ....... ....... Tuesday, May 28, 7.30p. mNacoocitee .
City ............. ........... .................. ... ...... .........Friday, May 31, ii oo a. m.
Kansas City ..... .. .... ...... .......... ........ .... ..... ............ Sunday, June 2,12.oonoon S r. :: S RIv-E1: IN'E.: :
Tallahassee ....:........... ...... ..... .............. ........ .... ....:Tueday. June 4, 3.00 p. m. J"OEI
of Birmingham ...... ...... ..... .. .. ...... .... ...... ... .Friday. June 7. 5.30a.m.
Nacoochee City ....... ........ ........ .................: .......... ..........Sunday, June 9; 7.00 a. m.
Kansas Cit.. ; ..... ........ ........ ........ ........ ...Tuesday June II. 7 oo p. m.
Tallahassee....... ...... .... .... .... ........ .......... ....... .. .; ..Friday, June 14 10.ooa. m.
of Birmingham ... ........ ................ ............ ......Sunday, June 16, 12.00 nooiNacoochee For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City ...... .... ......... .......... ... .... ........... ........ ..Tuesday June 18,, St. Johns Riyer.
Kansas City......... ............. .... ... ..... ........ ............. Friday June 21, 4.oopm. the
of Augusta..................... ..... ...... .....,... ........ ....Sunday, June 23 5.003...
City ..................... .................. ........Tuesday, June 25, 7.oop.m.
Nacoochee City Birmingham..... .............. .......... ....... .'.:......... ...... ...... .Friday, June 28,10.001\. ,'".
Kansas City.......... .... .... .. .. ..>... ............ ...... .......... ...Snnday, June 30, 12.00 noon ': "EVERGLADE: : : .;

Macon ................................. ........ ............ ..Thursday, May 23. 4.30P. m.. r'
.................. ........................ ..... Thursday, May 30, lo.ooa. m Capt. W. A. SHAW, .
Gate ........ .... .............. .... ..... ... ... ......Thursday, June 6, s.oopm.
Gate Cltyof.1\acon.City... ................ ............ .... .... .... ........ Thursday, June 13 10.ooa.m.. Is appointed to sail'from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m.,
? of Macon........ ....... ........ .. .. ........... .... ....... .. .Thursday, June 20, 3.30 p. m. leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
City and
Gate City........ .......... ... .... ........ .......... ............ .....Thursday, June 27, 9.ooa..m.FROM returning

! (These Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.) General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville

....... ../. ............ ....... .... .............. Wed'day, May 22, s.sop. m.
Elihu Thompson...... ............ ...... ...... .. ...... .............. .... Wed'day, May 29, 9.00 a. m. !'
_Dessoug._ -_..................... ?..................... Wed'day, June, 5, 4.00 p. niDeasoug .. COLE, Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York.
r ...... ........ .... .... .... .......... ..,...... ....-.. ......Wed'day, June 12, 900 a. m. A.[.J.H. CLYDE Passenger, Assistant Traffic Manager Bow ing Green, New York.
__.......... .... .... ......... .... .... ..... ..... ... .W(d'daY, June 19 2.30 p. niDessoug 1\ C. MINK General Freight Ag nt. 12 ; o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa.
...... ..... ., ..... .... .... .......... ...... ........ ............ .Wed'day, June 26, S.ooa. m D.THI D. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent, foot Hogan Street,Jacksonville, Fla.
Connect at Savannah with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah. Florida & Western Railway, J. A. LESLIE, Superintendent, foot Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Fla.WM. .

Through Bills of Lading, Tickets Florida and Central Baggage&Checks Peninsular to all Railroad points North to and Fast. See you P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage
T. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N.C. R.G., New York. Agent 12 South Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.W. .

B..L. WALKER,Agent, Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga
New Pier No. 35, North River, New York. City
RICHARDSON & BARNARD. Agents,Lewis' Wharf, BostonW.

L JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street. H.Philadelphia.W. RHETT, Gen'l. Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway, New York A. BOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.

D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N. Y.
J. General Agent,
J.L. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R.New, York. A. DeW. SAMPSON 306 Washington, St., Boston WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.,
Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. WALTER HAWKINS, Fla. Pass. Agent,

New Office, 224 West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Year.SPECIALTIES rain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers,

300 Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass. Thirty-Seventh
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countries We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of
and sub-tropical
U I T T R E E S Specially adapted Plums to and Pears, Japan Persimmon,
.. F R Peach, Oriental and Rroad-leaved Evergreens,Camel Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal
Giant Loquat etc etc. Rare Conifers Corn Oats
Strawberries, Guavas, Ground Grown Roses. The lay ,
Has.Azaleas, 50,000 Palms 20,000 Camphor Trees, Hedge Plants Open Catalogues ,

Green House free. Department Address p. is J.complete BERCKMAN8 in plants of, Fruitland every class Nurseries suited to,Southern Augusta,Horticulture Ga. Cotton Seed Meal, Both Bright and Dark.

No Agents.


,, F F ; .12 Trial Pks 15 ctsj.OR4
: -, Fertilizer! A NITRATE SODA,

To any farmers !In the United States or Canada who are

have not acquainted honestly won with for the purity extra and reputation reliability MarbleneadPeed we will send" \ a Star! Brand Fertilizers j t MURIATE OF POTASH
j sample package (a little below ordinary size)of each of the
choice varieties nil of our own raising, for 15
.J wulch will but little more than pay for the cost of putting
% r cents and mailing\ : Crosby's! Early Beet, White Spine Cucumber. ,

-' 'leaved All-Season's up Dandelion. and, UeJ Hard and headins Yellow( Uabbagea Danver, Onion Danver, Dutch Carrot Parsnip Thick- (range Tree and Vegetable\ r \ KAINIT, Etc

1 Comrade Tomato, Sugar Pumpkin, Lackey's Corn. Catalogue FERTILIZER.These .
Home Grown} Seed, Free.! Fertilizers have no superior in the market and a trial will 1 convince.

J, J. H. GREGORY & CO, Marblehead, Mass. Bend for Catalogue,free.


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- ,- YOUR CROP ,


How are you going to dispose of your vegetables, etc., this Spring and we get you larger returns is is probable, that, i if( you are not already a patron!
Summer? of our brands of fertilizers, you will be another season. We have obtained!
Have you tried our New York house yet in order to determine whether larger returns for others. We can do it for you.
a company who is interested in securing high prices for your products can Obtaining higher prices for your crops will increase our fertilizer business
actually secure you larger returns? in Florida and that is what we are working for. Write to us at No. i, .

Try us with a shipment at the same time you ship to some one else. If Broadway, New York, for stencil.




Then write to us for information about using our newly improved Insecticide Our Lime Decidedly the Handsomest Paying Investment

and Fertilizer Lime." If applied fresh it will destroy every insect in that can Possibly be 1IadeWithout it InferiorF F

your garden. It is indispenseable where Bugs attack Tomato Plants, Watermelons Crops With it Perfect Growth and Fruitage.

Beans, Cabbage, Strawberries, etc., etc. \
[From Arcadia, Fla.]
Read what our customers say: j ..
2'he Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, Fla.: ;
Not Only Destroys Cut Worms and Other Insects But is a
GENTLEMEN have read with much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis :\i
Good Fel.tlllzer-200 Crates Tomatoes to the Acre. your Lime reported in the Farmer and Fruit Grower of the 9th inst. I purchased I

[From Winter Haven, Fla.] two tons of you about three months ago: and sowed it broadcast over l

The Paine Fertilizer Co., Jacksonville' Fla.: two acres of newly cleared up bay-head land. I have now growing over 4,000 : .[
DEAR SIRS-I have used one ton of your Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime cabbages, 1,500 tomato plants, several hundred egg plants, beets, lettuce, \
experimenting with it, and" I take pleasure in testifying that it not only destroys cauliflower and onions, all doing remarkably well, all of which I attribute to i
Cut Worms and other insects which destroy vegetable plants, but that the use of your Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime. Less than four months ago r
it is a good fertilizer for Florida soil, I also applied it to my lemon trees with this was a wet swampy bay-head. I have four acres now to clear up and F f

the desired effect. I use 600 pounds of fertilizer and 700 pounds of lime per shall use a ton to an acre. Yours truly,

acre on my tomatoes, and I will get 200 crates to the acre where I used this JNO. CROSS.
lime. I am going to use 1,000 pounds to the acre next season on all lands Write for our complete I. & F. Lime pamphlet, with various opinions
that I cultivate. Yours very respectfully, from all sections of the State. This insecticide will save your strawberry I
C. A. McCoLLUM. plants it used during the summer.


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Write us for all information on agricultural matters, to

710 and 712 East Bay St., J 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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