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 22, 1895
Physical Description:
29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.


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


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

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


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-r.;,'r S. Powers, Publisher and Proprietor JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,.JUNE 29, 1895 Whole No. 1377 Vol.NEW VII SERIES




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Correspondence invited and stencils furnished on application Reliable, agents wanted at
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W E H A V E HEALTHY POT-GROWN Guavas, Eugenias, \ We will gladly loan free of charge for thirty ,. I
Camphors, Palms, Gardenias, Olea Fragrans, For further information write days to all good mill men, or will give six weeks'to '
Magnolia Fuscata, and thousands of other the first to apply from each county.For .

desirable plants, trees and shrubs adapted to all parts of Florida. Write JOHN M. GRIFFIN, further particulars apply to the I
for our prices. '
Governor's Harbor, ,
, Eleuthera, Bahamas Apopka Fla. Manager. :


TEOSINTE. Packet 10 cents;ounce 15 cents;pound$1.50, postpaid. .
PEARL MILLET. Pound 35 cents;4 pounds $1.25 postpaid. pound lots or above by express 4
or freight not prepaid, cents per pound.
KAFFIR CORN AND BRANCHING SORGHUM. Pound 30 cents; 4 pounds, $1.00 postpaid; FOR SALEIn Live parties wanted to handle
10 pound lots or above not prepaid 15 cents per pound. '
EARLY ORANGE AND EARLY AMBER SORGHUM. Pound 25cents.4; pounds 90 cents any quantity nice, clean, thrifty Orange and
postpaid. pound lots or above not prepaid 12 cents per pound. Lemon Bud Wood of the following varieties: 300,000firstclass
SPANISH PEANUTS. Pound, postpaid, 30 cents; peck 75 cents;bushel,$2.50 not prepaid. ,

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Catalogue free I Interjachen, Florida.SATSUMA MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS,
) RUBY BLOODS, Address at once, .
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and the vigorous Citrus trifoltotg: which, without protection, stands the winters,as far north as Washington,uniniuredlO WILSON'S BEST,
Dancy's Tangerines & Mandarins. BOSTON & SOUTH RIVERSIDE FRUIT CO., ,
orange and tritohata stocks. v er goo varieties for Florida 1 and Lower South,including figs,
cranes! ,apricots olives,mulberries,pomcirranatea almonds pec-nnsanan walnuts,Tapan chestnuts,kumquats,ornamentals, BOX 2522, :
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been a leading feature of the business for thirteen years,and has amply repaid the outlay in the Information afforded. Guided $20 for Delivered to office iu the F''
bvresults obtained In our own rose gardenswe have selected,and offer,as especially well adapted to the climate of this region, 7,000. any post "
i o State.. Address, O.; D. WILHITE, SAW MILL .1.
T ;d.5 Riverside, California. FARMER'S works successfully with 4
& esopageMuttgrower! annual an "horttcultura free I 1ull,and correct descriptions)40 accurate, h. p., also Grinding Mills "-?*?
artistic illustrations recent results with leading sorts j latest practice and best methods In culture and management. Send to and Water Wheels *
O. TJ. TABER Glen St. MaTV. Fla. for new edition (enlarged and rewritten throiKrhonO of the Catalonia of hisGLENISTJIARYNURSERIES I have known O. D. Wilhite and know him to "v,
to be reliable. Have received buds from him DeLoach Mill Mfg. Co.. $
the past week in fine condition.-Chas. Pugsley, .
Maunville,Florida. .' i 323 Highland, Ave., Atlanta, Ga.

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State News. groves at Twelve Mile Creek or else- fruit sugar, and rheumatism will leave will undoubtedly ship at least. 1,000'
where in the county where he visited. for parts unknown. boxes of oranges from that neighborhood. -.

-Fort Myers Tropical News. Mr. Frank 'Budge received: a pack- .* The work is going.on on these

Professor H. J. Webber's lecture at Grape fruit, citrus fomelanus, is just age in the mail Monday afternoon properties as though nothing had happened

the Baptist church, last Thursday night, now exciting some attention mongphysicians' which contained 3,000 grape fruit ,.to retard their'profitableness.-.
} was interesting and instructive throughout. as a cure for dyspepsia.This buds from Mr. C. S. Burgess, of Crescent City News.
He spoke of the characteristicsof fruit is a native 'of China ,and Riverside, Cal., which came throughin The Texas fly is driving cattle'near
I the white fly and other insect pests. Japan. It was introduced into the less than five days, and when received ly wild in the vicinity of Ocala. .,' It
'"' He believed that the white fly could West Indies by Capt. Shaddock, and 'were as fresh as if just cut eats into the flesh at the base of the'

.. be kept in check by spraying or fumi-- from thence into'Florida. It is now to from the tree right here. The buds horns and other places where the'cattle -,
gating the trees. He also warned the be procured of fruit dealers all over the were wrapped in oiled paper, moss 'cannot reach them, and makes
growers of the orange blight disease, country. The Dietetic and Hygienic and heavy: wrapping paper, and the sores from which death sometimesensues.
and said the only way to check this Gazette records four cases where grapefruit package was registered. He carried The pest is not as large as
disease and prevent its spread was to diet relieved acute rheumatic them out the same afternoon, to his the housefly. It prevailed to some, ex-

dig up all trees infected with blight. gout in a man, dyspepsia in a woman, grove ,near LaGrange. TitusvilleStar. tent several years ago in South Geor-
t/, He thought there were only about a and muscular rheumatism in two cases. gia, and was then nicknamed the pop-
-( half dozen trees in the town showing One of the rheumatic men went to Mr. Walter B. Campbell, of Oak- ulist fly, because it increased so fast.
t: this disease, and these l should be dug Florida to get the fruit in its .perfection wood, who has charge of the Hubbard -Tampa Tribune.
i; ':. up by the roots and burned. He found ; and returned cured of all symp- groves in that neighborhood, and whois Grove owners are making a: mistakeby

:,-.' .,' J the fungus, which preys upon the whiter toms. Chemists say that grape fruit the owner of considerable grove not cultivating their groves. If
fly, was rapidly spreading in,the groves contains the most perfect malic acid ; property in his own right, says that the trees' ever needed pushing, they
y" -, in town infested with, that insect and and malic acid always conquers uric the indications now point to a speedy need it now. Very little fertilizer is

F ..".::, was of the opinion that this fungus acid. Grape fruit should be eaten by restoration of the older trees of the needed where the ground rich, but .
f. j;',!: would keep the fly in check. He failed sucking the pulp ; then the bitter element groves 'in that locality to a bearing the groves should. be worked.--De-,
;' '.:" to find the white fly on any of the. comes out with the acid and condition. Says that in two years he I Land News. .f
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FLORIDA'S ORANGE GROVES. cleave readily, thrust the knife-blade ORANGE BUDDING. piece of rosin the size of an egg. This

, down an inch or two, withdraw it, will not be enough to do harm
,. any ,
i Important Details of Interest
Timely -
The Work of Restoring" Them then slip the sprig down with the cut and will make the strips more tena-

: Sprig-Budding- surface toward the wood. It is betterto cious in adhering to the tree. In
. do this in between two lateral The following minute and careful
Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower. a valley summer use nothing else, but in the
1 roots; first, because the bark is Instructions have been compiled from fall and winter, when the stif- *
wraps .
which is
I, consists My grove of ,about near thousand Brooklyn, more likely to be lively and full of letters published iu our columns some fen with the cold, use enough pure

1 about' twelve one old trees, fresh sap there;; second, the bark is not years ago, by H. R. Oliver and R. L. beef tallow to make the wraps pliable.Be .

1 stock : 'years killed mostly on so apt to split there as it would be on McColley, both practical budders of careful not to use at any time'oil or

in some the was to the ground the ridge or shoulder,of a collar root; many years' experience. Our readers grease in any form, as this will often
; freeze. The
February trees
;' have been cut off level with the third, the resultant shoot has a better can: depend'on these instructions a's become rancid, and spoil the buds..
chance to throw out roots into the soil being correct : Have the wax in a large flat pan, and
ground. Not knowing where to get
I' in a Valley. it
bud wood enable BUDWOOD. bring nearly to a boil.
to me to out
carry Early in the spring, when the weather The for this is
reason that the
the recommended in Good budwood is of the wrapsin
1 plan your paper, highest
was cool and dry, was the best hot take
wax of it and
up one
but which has Select
been so successfully car- importance. the last growth if
\ ried out by Dudley Adams, I left....the season for sprig-budding. Now, at the it has. tarted a new growth of sproutson can get along faster, saving both wax
beginning_of the rains, it is of dubious and time. Take two sharp pointed
sprouts to About cent the end but'if it not 'mature, take
grow. 50 per ;
the bud is of
value, as necessity inserted sticks about fifteen inches
long madeas
of trees have sprouted finely some the''growth below it which will ,
my ; gen-
so low. that it is liable to be flooded and smooth
as possible and use follows -
of them being now four feet, and all soured.V'e erally he. round and plump. Very as
should advise
not the in-
of them above'one, foot in length. I often, if the bud has grown quickly, : Drop several of the strips into
sertion of sprig-buds low down on the the wax and with one stick in the left' -
am by circumstances compelled to, 're- one may take both. of these growths,
stump now, unless one is prepared to hand slip it under the middle of
main in and in but should be taken
Chicago, consequenceam care to use only
protect them very thoroughly. A bud strip, raise it up, and with the 'other '
not in the methods round Flat backward
so well.posted plump
inserted at or below the level of the eyes. stick in the hand '
right quickly
I used in I buds' remain time dormant press
budding orange trees as should will a long ,
ground be put in only at such the the }
strip of
on edge
; pan,
should be. I am therefore under the and had better be thrown away, even
season of the as will afford it .a the
year thereby of the
saving surplus wax
necessity of falling back on the'FARMER if they have come all the way from ,
chance to off'at once it is riskyto and the
grow ; drop: strip on a mat kept for
AND FRUIT GROWER for the infor- California.
leave it there for months, exposedto that purpose. The strips when cool
mation as to what should be done to Next, separate all these double
the hazard of In
budding be
enough can caught by one corner
under the circumstances. if both be used ,
my trees growths, are to so as
above ground the case is different. We and they will unfold themselves
J noticed an advertisement in your to cut off and reject the two base buds ,
would l not advise underground bud- when_ they be line
hung on a or
columns that bud wood be had of each stick which
can are always'slowabout '
ding for dormant buds, unless the soil a slat to cool. If allowed to lie too
from California 'and would thereforeask starting. The should be
: is'so_ porous or well drained that thereis eyes long they will,stick together.Do .
you to, tell me : used as far up the stick as one, can ob-
no danger of the land being flooded. not make ahead
i. Are sprouts this and tain good ones with a flat broad shieldas very many as
grown year;
Sprouts of the size mentioned by they are much better fresh. What
''as l large as mine are, viz.: three to four they start sooner and surer the j
Mr. Fraser are suitable to be budded.All one can use in half a day is enough at
feet'long, fit to bud this year ? And.if30 farther up they are on the stick.If ..
his other questions are 'a time will stick
as they not so well .
,: what the budwood has be
up to date can bud- to brought
the following article. As to Varietiesto if exposed to .the air for a long time ,
(r; ded-as: dormant or otherwise.; be chosen,. we can not do better from distance, only a small,.amount ;" A"

''f; ;' 2.. Of the kinds advertised-by O. D. than to direct our correspondent: to the should be exposed to the air: at a time; PREPARING."THE BUDS., .

I' ,_'Wilhite, ,Riverside i ; California, which series ofarticleson" this: subject'recentlyreproduced keep the_ rest neatly rolled,up in clean "*
JiHe'most desirable .* <> < -: wetted and 'Be careful place the large.sticks1..
...:i: are -| ..for;;,generalyalue ] in- our columns 'from sphagnum moss, wrung
'" and buried in cool in one end ,of the basket and small
; ? Mr. E.. S. Htibbard. dry, a shady \
3Would you advise using the plan : place. Where buds have to be or- ones in the other; this makes'it con-

adopted,by Dudley .Adamson,such of Regrafting. dered from California or any other venient to find the size one wants to

,my trees as have not yet begun to Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: .distant point, get your correspondent, suit the tree without searching for it.

sprout from the roots? And if so, My grove is or ,was at Satsuma if possible, to wax the cut, end of every Have sphagnum,moss on the bottom of

> ,when is the best time to do it ? Heights and would like much to stick of budwood, then if it is properly the basket and some over the sticks,
4. Kindly describe the modus oper- know whether Putman county is called packed in sphagnum moss it will'keepwell and only take enough to last :until

andi of the Dudley ,Adams method, in i Northern or Central district. I tried and in'fact such buds will gen- noon, or' night, .as the case may be.

size of bud wood needed, how to pre- your plan of sprig grafting and would erally "take" better than perfectly Over the buds put a piece of clean

the wood .for- insertion, whetherit have been a perfect success were it fresh buds. canvas, on which lay the wraps, tak-

pare is necessary to wax 'the old wood, not for the fact that the stump and After two or three weeks all well- ing care to have the long wraps over ..

and where the baud wood can be best graft was covered up so that only one matured sticks will begin to throw outa the large budsticks and the shorter

procured.No or two eyes of the graft were out of clean ring of sap" from the end, especially wraps over the small buds.

doubt there are: others of ground. Consequence, the hot and the base end. This is called Always make it a point to have the

subscribers equally green regardingthe your wet weather just steamed or cooked "callusing/' and denotes a perfect bud correspond in size, as much as

means required to be used to meet the grafts and most of them were lost. condition of the budwood. Lemon possible, with the stock to be budded. .

most successfully the present crisis, The old trees start slow, will it do to buds often throw out roots from the A bud often dies for the lack of this

who will with me appreciate the; in- regraft ,now.if grafts ,can be had ? base callus, and sometimes orange precaution, when the operator might

formation desired by me, and. which ]I W. P. STANTON, sticks will. Buds from such well- have saved it by taking little, care to ,

trust you will kindly impart in an .Cleveland 4 Ohio. seasoned sticks seldom die if insertedin harmonize the two 'in size. __' "

*early number of your valuable paper.A. The Brooks sisters'are putting in a any decent manner. THE KNIFE. ',*;

McD. FRASER, deep well, and will erect a wind millto WRAPS. .
A twelve subscriber. ,.- The knife is a very important part
years water their extensive'rose gardens.All For wraps take common bleached
323 Monadnock\ Building, Chicago. wish them success. They have sheeting, which is better than calico, of the outfit. Old budders aim to

:; June. 19, 1895.Sprigbudding. met with much encouragement in rose as it tears better and has less starch in have it so sharp at least when they be-

culture in the past, and if they are it. Seven cent goods, or perhaps a gin morning and at noon that it will t
is done as follows: shave the hair on their arms. One .
in article
successful getting a good supply of still cheaper' is better than the
Take a twig long enough to contain who keeps such a knife will not have'
water; success in the future is 'assured. nine cent, as it is strong enough and '
three,or four buds and .as large as a -Orlando Reporter. not so hard to strip Cloth that to pudder in "trimming" his buds. Of }
the ._.._ .. up. there is sometimes
lead pencil or less; sharpen lower + has been washed once or twice is bet- course, a rigidhard ,
end about two inches very smooth, Orange county's hay crop this year t than new stuff. Strip off widthsof bud to cut ; in this case cut from the

leaving'a face perfectly true so thai will be enormous. In the old orange two sizes, for different sized, trees, top down through the eye, then draw

it will touch the 'stock at' all points.Go groves that have been fertilized for : half-inch and inch widths. ft is alsoa the knife back a little//,slightly bend the

down on the ,stock (stump) to a ,years, the absence of shade formerly i good plan to have some even nar- cut part toward you, ,and finish cut-

point, where the bark is green and furnished ,by the trees, gives full scopeto rower for small trees. Fold ting the bud off. At the eye the grainof

lively, or even down to the yellow bark crab-grass which is growing luxuri-- these strips'very over end to end three the wood changes, hence the neces-

of the taproot though this is more antly, and if any western hay is sold times for convenience in handling.WAX. sity of bending outward the cut top'
brittle than the bark of the wood and here for the next year or will be half and renewing the cut. There are

not so readily handled. Cut the top because the farmers have not the enterprise three decided advantages in this

' Off ,the bark square to make a horiZontal ,and energy to cut and I cure For wax 'take common beeswax, method. '

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alone from West Florida, and Lawrence
bud can be cut off, and save the time large and dormant; three weeks,, if has grown into a close corporation of Leon, from Middle Florida..
of trimming. they are young. In the spring, less controlled by a number that you I And still the citrus men unanimouslyvoted
2. It saves handling the bud arid time, and in the summer it is unsafeto could count on your fingers and have to go again out,of the orange
exposing the cut surface to the sun and leave them on entire for more than some left and those who- control itare belt up to meet our friends, few tho.
aIr. twelve days, and still less for young all citrus men." I, they they be, from the West. -
3. Buds can be cut smoother this trees that are growing fast. For some men to have said that If you will carefully look over the
way than they can be trimmed, and Always leave one complete turn would have attracted no attention, list of standing and special committeesyou
I they will therefore make a better. junc- _around the bottom, because that part but when such a man as Col. Harvey will find that West and Middle
tion with the stock. takes to heal. In in that led think I
longer sproutingover speaks way we are so Florida are there represented out of
PUTTING IN THE BUDS. thousands of buds, as one has to that he has not given the subject that all proportion to their membership.That .
Before the bud is cut off, let the in- do, it is to know in a moment careful thought which is one of his the members of the executive
cision in the bark of the stock be made* where the bud is among the sprouts, characteristics, -. committee are located near togetherwas
as follows : and many times the operator will be The Florida State Horticultural intentional. That committee. is
\\i it i prevented from breaking off the bud- Society was organized at Ocala by
iI Make an invert.ed.L cut, but always : not for ornament, nor to complimentgood
7 make the cross cut first, and then split 'ded sprout by seeing the wrap hangingto i such, Florida horticulturists as choseto men' but for work and they must
'' the bark down to it. Then slightlyturn it. The, wrap generally falls off of respond to a widely published call. meet. A committee .widely scattered
the blade from right to left, which .its own accord after a few weeks. Ocala is near the northern boundaryof cannot be got together. '
opens the lips of the bark better than In cutting back the tree to start the the citrus belt and near the southern Last year there were three meetingsof I
can be done' by making the cut..last bud, always leave little of the top, line of the deciduous fruit belt. the executive committee between
and inserting. the point of the blade ,which keeps the tree from receiving 'I attended that meeting and am the the annual meetings and the 'members
,under each of the lips succession, .too severe a shock. In the .present only man who has' attended. every attended at their own personal expense
; as is,,usually.ckme.- case, m'ost budding will necessarily be meeting since. while the majority of our' members ,
; making the cross cut slope the done on fresh sprouts, and these may .In., that, ''meeting Em :Dubois iof, can be brought to ,the one annual l r
blade .toward the top of the tree, and ,be cut entirely" off after the buds have Leon, and George L. Tabery of tBaker, .. mly by;; :!ow'/fereT,/ *"-"""V-... -:. I Imeeting.
make'a curved cut,in the form of a ."taken, while in a tree the cutting were theenly members outside..the At the last annual meeting Col.
crescent moon, with the horns or would require to be done gradually in citrus belt. Harvey's name was mentioned: 'as a ,
points toward the top of the tree, order to prevent the bud from being Nevertheless, in electing officers, member of the Executive Committee,
which leaves a cut that is not- likely to flooded and swamped with ascending .Dubois was chosen Vice President, and I am sure there would have been,
catch water, and will more readily sap. and Taber was made Secretary. No, no opposition.had he ,been there to
heal. Then cut the bud, as above NOTES Friend Harvey, it has not "grown"into have signified a willingness to accept
described, and slip it upward well past It is a good plan to insert the bud containing a predominence of and act. And I think I hazard noth-
the bottom of the slit, at least a half. directly under a thrifty growing sproutif citrus men. It was born so simply ing in saying that if Col. ,Harvey will
inch, which will allow the face of the it can be done without danger of because other branches of horticulturedid attend the net anuual meeting and
1 bud to .lie on a surface which has not deforming the tree. This puts it in not feel enough interest to partic- nominate a West Florida deciduousman
,. been disturbed by the blade. This is the path of the sap and and gives it ipate. (preferably Mr. H. himself) who
.i important, for if the tender, grainy an extra chance to secure enough to That a very large majority of the I will act, the nomination will be received -
surface of the alburnum is much insure its.starting. society's membership! is made! up of in the same spirit as was his
wounded by the blade, it will not The north side of the stock shouldbe citrus growers is true, but that they in nomination of Pensacola.
unite readily with the bud. .No laceration .. budded in preference to. other, any way monopolize its time and ad-. That the State Horticultural Society
of, this delicate surface shouldbe when possible, as this is the coolest vantages is not true. should -be broadened to include gen-
tolerated, nothing but a hair-line : Our programs always provide ample_ iI,eral agriculture, I do not deem desira-
''1. slit in splitting the bark,. and better side.Of course, a smooth, round sprout time for other topics,.and if deciduous ble or practicable. .
not even that. should be selected for budding, so fruit growers do not avail themselvesof I Already we, have more topics than
'J, The wrap must. be put on at the that the wrap may be wound aroundit the opportunity they have no one can be fully considered, and good men
bottom first and well. below the cross- but themselves to blame. like Pabor and Cuzner complain of
so tight as to prevent all rain from
; cut, as that is the critical point, and running down inside. Frequently it Don't you remember, Friend Har- some interests 'being given too little
brought. completely around once be- is convenient,to break off an vey, 'that at Ormond, when one great, time.Most
fore the is be- orange wide-awake from the do'I endorse the idea
\ upward spiral winding thorn and pin the upper corner of the pear grower; heartily .
.' gun. Use plenty of wrap entirely to wrap so as to retain it in place and west, all solitary ,and: alone, came into 'of a State Agricultural Society. It
cover the bud. This is the impera- make a watertight bandage around the meeting, how welcome he was ? should have been organized many
tive direction of the best veteran the tree. And don't you remember when that years ago.
prange-budders; in the summer. This ... one solitary member from West Flor-, If any State in the Union needs an
I is necessary in order wholly to ex- The Deciduous Fruit da invited the society to Pensacola, agricultural society that State is Flor-
clude air and water, and prevent the Growers. that the 200 citrus members unanimously
bud and wound from souring, for if Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: voted"'to go 400 miles to meet ida.All our flamboyant talk about our

. this sets in all is lost. After a long and stormy passage with the one solitary pear grower in .wonderful agricultural resources goesto
w'.1 my FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER of the west ? And they went. fog before 'the inexorable cold
a. REMOVING THE WRAPS. the 3d reached me on the 17th, so I Since meeting at Pensacola_ wherewe blooded facts of the U: S.' Census.
5; I Of course, where this is done the have only just seen friend Harvey's were royally treated, we have held' That shows, that of staple agricultural
f$ (,;, wrap must be removed promptly as letter., two meetings at Jacksonville, very far products,
: t' ': soon is safe to do so. Much\ de- As usual it is full of solid chunksof north..of the north line of the citrus Cotton yields 106.4 pounds per acre. ,
f pends.on the season and the size of common sense and this makes his belt, to give our western deciduous Alabama next, with 140.1.,
;;: ,,.::. :':; the tree. In the fall and winter leave one error all the more noticeable, and friends a chance to meet with us. Corn yields 9.7 bushels per acre. ., and
I::, :, the wrap on entire and undisturbed for this is it : Last year Messrs. Mellish and Stubbs South Carolina.only has less.
: four weeks: ; especially; if the trees; are "The State Horticultural l Society came, and this year Mellish came Oats yield 10.2 bushels, and only
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Georgia and. North Carolina yield watermelons and roasting-ear corn To an outsider this seems sensible kainit and 200 pounds of, acid-phos-
less.Hay from adjoining fields, enabled me to and.logical-onv\the other'hand it seems phate per acre, sow early, say late in
; yields .98 ton per acre,, and make first-class pork quite cheaply.In illogical and senseless to lay down a August or early in September, and
I only Maine, New Hampshire and gathering the fruit; all imperfect or cast-iron rule and say that some par- cover lightly with smoothing harrow.On .
Rhode Island yield less. wormy specimens are dropped at once ticular brand of fertilizer. is a sure cure part of the sowing I plan to put in
Wheat, rye, barley and buckwheat to the ground, so that the packers have for shelling.In half a bushel to the acre of winter
,. scarcely appear at all, and our stock only sound fruit to go into packages.I some cases sulphate of potash has oats, this to shade the young clover.
and swine are such that visitors and have pursed this course since 1890, been beneficial; in others, muriate of We want this clover, if we can growit
intending settlers have to coin new and where I had an over-abundance' of potash has done better service. not only for the fertility it will addto
j words :with which to designate them. wormy peaches before, I now have What is really the best has not yet: the soil, and the protection a grow-
By all means organize a State agricultural hardly any, certainly not over four or been determined, and may depend ing crop will give from the washing
:' society, and if you can start five per cent. The natural result of upon kind and condition of soil, man- rains in winter, but more than these,
with a number.that yon can count on this is that my fruit has made a namefor'itself ner of pruning, etc. as a thing of beauty. My clover,
your fingers and thumbs of good ener- in the markets for its soundness One simple illustration used by what,there was of it, was a rest for the '
getic, live, "enlisted for the war" and invariably brings highest Prof. Lodeman, went far ,to supporthis eyes all through winter among the
farmers that will work for nothing and prices.I theory that a lack of nourishmentwas bare vines and stakes of a vineyardnear
I board themselves year after year and have also learned to handle the the cause of shelling. It was this: the house.A i
never ,say die, youcan build up a fruit very carefully throughout. A He saw a piece of grape vine, growing year ago last spring I planted in
good society. But I tell you now, peach, to be at its-best, must be fully horizontally, on which were three the same field two lots of peach trees,
after forty years experience, that such grown and colored when picked for, bunches of grapes about six inches of about two hundred each. One lot
things don't '"grow" themselves. It shipping. At this stage, it is quite apart. The bunches on the outside was ordinary one year old trees, the
takes steady, persistent, untiring, intelligent easily bruised. Talk about peach hung downward straight from the vine other June buds, which cost about
4 unselfish work, and "keep sorter, we would as soon think of and were in good condition; the bunchin half the ,price of the one year old .
everlastingly at it." i sorting eggs in this way, as we wouldof the center grew from the upper The June buds are now the best,
You will find out that that there will risking peaches with such an operation side of the vine and was bent over by having made the most even growth.
be a host of would be.bosses, but that its weight so that the stem was choked Some Japan plum June buds, plantedat
the real hard work will have to be BERRYING THE BIRDs.-The worst and circulation impaired. This bunch the same time as the peach trees,
done by a' "number that you can enemy of the peaches has been the shelled, but the others were perfect. have also made a very vigorous
) count on your fingers." If any great oriole. All kinds, in fact, seem quite This would indicate clearly that a growth. Hereafter I think I will give
,' \ horticultural or agricultural society numerous, and the''orchard being sit lack of nourishment was the cause, the preference in planting to June bud-
; was ever built up and;kept up in any uated in the open prairie, they nature and ,suggests that whatever will remove ded peach and plum, 'and to one year
\\'i j)'t other, way I never have seen it. It ally all congregate there. As soon as the cause will cure the disease. old apple and pear. But very young
f will take that kind of work to build any peaches, (mostly of the earlier Vineyards must be treated like in trees need an extra chance. They
..,up a State agricultural society, but it kinds) begin to color, the orioles were dividuals, and it is, hardly safe to administer should be planted:earlier than March
is worth it. Who- will do it? on hand to sample them if ripe. They a powerful' cathartic in the 1st, should have some fertilizer and
\ DUDLEY W. ADAMS. 'always manage to get all the finest and case of a person who has, been enfee=;; plenty of cultivation. It pays to push
Tangerine, Fla., June 18, 1895. best colored ones, about the tops of bled by a severe run of fever, simply young trees'and vines. Not only do
\ '- 4 the trees, thus spoiling an additionallot because that proved to be the'right they come into bearing' sooner, but its
Some Peach Notes From Texas. for market. that the in other to form well
Finding various thing some case., easy a : shaped
PORK.FROM THE WORMS.\ -In a climate birds also liked mulberries great- There is large latitude for the exer- from a vigorous growing tree. ,
I,..:., like Texas, with Its long seasons, ly, and never permitted any to get cise of common sense in treating a Sone few unthrifty' young peach
: :-and,many ,of the .Chickasaw type of ripe, even of what few I had at the vineyard affected with shelling, as wellas trees,when grubbed up,showed woodlice
; .'well ,as some peaches growIng -. time, thought, out' a plan to supply opportunity to profit by the scienr 'in great numbers'about the roots.
A spontaneously in many places, it is them with plenty of this fruit.. Land tific,opinions of those who are'makingthe What I would like to' know is whether :
not surprising that the curculio should being plentiful, and mulberry wood diseases of grapes a special study.In these insects are the cause or are onlya
f be abundant. With suitable land, closet very desirable, a post made of it last- some instances cultivation seems symptom, the unthrifty condition
<&a railroad, as well as a home mar- ing a life time, I planted several hun- to have much to 'do with the mannerin being caused by borers. Can any of
ket in town, I embarked in the peach- dred of the variety known as Hicks' which the fruit develops and, Pro- ..your readers throw light( on. -- this--.-- matter ,.
growing business for market'about ten, Everbearing. They are rapid growers fessor Lodeman cited instances goingto ? .
years ago. 'The young trees grew fine and immensely prolific, and begin to show that too much cultivation destroys I have had some blight on my
ly and soon began bearing good crops.A ., ripen their fruit some two weeks in properties of the soil needed by young apple trees. Our Alabama ex-
large proportion of the fruit, how advance of peaches, and continue for the vine and is harmful; ,while in other periment station pronounces it the
ever, :would invariably become wormyworthless three months. From the window cases, where weeds have grown to the same as pear tree blight. I treat the .
for anything but hog feed. where I am writing, can be seen orioles top of the wires, the grapes were good.As same as pear tree blight, that is, cut
Collecting this wormy stuff as it fell blackbirds and mockingbirds a remedy for shelling, where pot- off the ailing branch some inches be-
t from the trees, over 15 to 20 acres, and feasting together on the rich, black ash seems to be needed, Prof. Lode- low where the disease shows. So far
hauling it to the hogs, proved quite a berries, the limbs of the trees just man would recommend from three to it has done me no damage, but I mention
big job; so,I concluded inclose the bending with their loads of fruit; seven hundred pounds to the acre, it that your apple growing readers
orchard with a hog-proof fence, and let while under the trees are several hens and he thinks a moderate application may be on their guard.It .
the pigs do the gathering. Adjoiningthe with their chicks and a litter of pigs, yearly is better than a heavy one.-- seems to me that in the States
orchard I have the hog lot, arid all having picnic among the berries. The Grape Belt. where pear blight prevails, some such
whenever theground is too wet to be This venture has also proved entire 4 law as in Michigan.:... controls peach yellows -
tramped on, I keep them for the time success. The birds no longer bother Orchard Notes. would be a good thing. Under
: being confined. They are also kept the peaches, but take the berries in Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower.. this law the orchard inspector of a !
up while we are at work gathering preference. The grove is located In a recent issue you ask for the district visits any orchard of which '
fruit, as they would be always in the north and west from the buildings, experience, of your readers with crim- complaint is made, and makes such :
way. When done picking for the day, and forms one of the most effective son clover. I tried it two years ago. order as is necessary for the destruc- -;
they are turned in to clean up the re wind breaks imaginable.-Rural New The sowing was made late in Octoberat tion of the ailing trees. The law of
fuse. It is surprising; to see how quickly Yorker. the rate of fifteen pounds of seed couse includes the power to J levy such ;:
the porkers learn in which direction 14Shelling I per acre. The weather followingwas fines, etc., as are necessary to enforce
their supper is awaiting them. When of Grapes.In very dry which made the stand the; inspector's orders. It is in effect a ;
the gate is opened ,they at once strike the matter of shelling grapes the ,.. poor except on one corner where the fruit quarantine, only the sick are :
,, \ a bee line for the trees under which greatest difficulty is found ; as what ground was low and stronger. Such fumigated by burning instead of the i
their feast is spread. I can safely say seems to be a cure in one case, does plants as started lived, through the milder hospital way. Until 'there is '
that before, used the hogs as'scavengers 'does not prove to be so when the diffi winter and made a fair growth in the some such law in ought-to-be-pear
about the trees, especially of the culty is encountered on other soil, and spring. Though owing to drought in country, eternal ,vigilance and free use
white-fleshed varieties, fully 50 to 60 under different conditions. the fall, to indifferent' preparation of of the knife to stop the blight at the ,
per cent. were wormy. It may safely said, however, thai in the ground and to lack of fertilizationthe start must be relied on.
The worst season was 1889, when' nearly every case shelling has been experiment was not, entirely a suc- Peaches and grapes promise a good
a few kinds were nearly all wormy shown to be due to. a lack of nourish- cess, yet it leads me to think that crop, but owing to wet weather are
and rotten ; that, certainly, was dis ment. The soil may lack essential crimson clover can be profitably coming on very slowly, being fully
heartening. But once, I tried. to properties, not, the same in every in- grown; on piney woods soil, and I two; weeks later than last year. All
make the best of the situation. This stance, and when these are' suppliedby shall try again. Next time I plan to fruit trees and vines are making a good '
It waste made excellent hog feed, and the right kind"of fertilizer the difficulty prepare the ground more thoroughly. growth. JUD PIERCE.
supplemented with sorghum cane,/I is removed. Fertilize with, say 200 pounds of I Spring Hill, Mobile county, Ala.


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Blind Staggers. able during the progress of the disease milk; the inhalation of ammonia vapor will not be as good as when first
The prevalence of this disease in! ; it may be almost imperceptible from a sponge saturated with dilute built. '

j, Alachua county gives pertinence to! at times, and then again very rapid aqua.ammonia may arouse con This is the encouragement a 'hard:!
the following facts, which have been and irregular; the respirations generally sciousness., working man gets for running ex- ,
compiled mostly from the, U. S. Government are quick and catching. 'When In' the second class of cases the periment farm at his own expense, d

f, report. It appears that the attacked in this rapidly fatal form we. treatment recommended by Professor thinking good breeding was :much!. f I
correct name for this malady is cerebro- may be able only to. distinguish it Large consists in giving a cathartic needed in Florida where the people
spinal meningitis, from its resemblanceto from encephalitis when other animalsin composed of one ouncebff: "aloes and. have been imposed on' by the word ,
the human 'affliction of the same the same stable or ''neighborhood- the administration, of one' to' two "fine stock" more any coun-
name. are similarly affected... drams of the solid extract of belladonna try I eyer knew.
That there is some specific cause, In the next form in which it may alternated every three hours Your article on cattle fever cannotbe
which induces this, disease is certain, develop, it first becomes'manifest by a, with'thirty drops of tincture of aconite impressed' too' strongly): on .the
for it:isvrieither! ,,'contagious r..hor i infec- difficulty in.swallowing and slowness root, and application 'of blisters to !minds:.of the people.It;,.i is those: who I
-__'.,-" .- :. -tiQUsEfirsbnally; ,I believe, trie,cause in mastication,'and a, weakness which' the.neck, spine' and throat: ,,When import; good blooded stock to= :this I
., is connected:with the, food,.either:(' developed -. may be first noticed in the.strength of theanimal is unable to swallow<; ,one- State, 'and give''themorpper';''carte '-'..
I in.'it t. throvgh some fe'rmentive the tail; the animal will be unable. to fourth-grain doses of sulphate of who realize what the .difference is'
process or upon it in the/form of one switch it or to offer resistance whenwe atropia may be injected'under the skin between the care] and value of. good '

of the many parasitic fungi which...grow 'bend it over the croup. The every four, six, or eight hours, as the' stock and scrubs. .I. O. ARMS.
on plants, grains,. and vegetation.That pulse is often a little slower than nor-' case, may demand.' The atropia is a ,Emeralda'Fla. I
these, when they are consumedat. mal. There is no evidence of pain;* heart stimulant, increases capillary ...-... -.

certain stages of their development, the respirations are unchanged, and circulation,' and .quiets pain and ex- Orab Grass,for Hay.
f make a poisonous impression upon the the temperature little less than nor- citability. This treatment has been '
'brain and ultimately. produce 'structural mal; the bowels maybe somewhat followed by very gratifying results in A farmer in Mobile county, Ala-

i changes is shown, .1 think, by the constipated. These symptoms may the hands of Professor Large and .bama, writes to a Northern paper r:
of the outbreaks wherever they' Everywhere you will find this crab :a i
[ history unchanged for two or' three others. When the most prominent \
,t. can be traced. days, and then gradual improvement symptoms abate give such food as they grass. A general yield is one ton

,, SYMPTOMS. takes' place, or the power to swal. maybe able to eat ; keep fresh, cool per acre; with fertilizers, doubled,and
field in '
trebled This I had
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j low may become' entirely lost; and water constantly before them, support
.. The symptoms which'typify sporadic the weakness and uncertainty in gait them in slings if necessary; clean strawberries; could .not renew it for .
or epidemic cerebro-spinal meningitis more and more perceptible; then i stabling and plenty of fresh air are of want of labor; leaf stems stood about
in man are seldom witnessed in equal four inches high, leaves small; plowed
sleepiness or coma may appear; the the'utmost importance:
ft, distinctness among horses, viz.: ex- pulse becomes depressed, slow and .. between rows; selected a threateningday
.cessive pain, high fever, and early weak, the breathing stertorous and' for rain ; applied by, hand; under
Illegal Cutting: of Fences. and above the leaves of "
In the
muscular rigidity. recognitionof paroxysms of delirium develop, with 1000 .pounds
the severity? of the attack we may inability to stand, and some rigidityof Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: cotton seed meal per acre. It rained I
divide the symptoms- into three grades.In the spinal muscles or partial I am not willing to give up a paperof before we got through, but finishedthe I I't
fatal attacks crampof value that has in the rain. Result I
the most rapidly the neck and jaws. In such cases so much to one sowing we
':, the animal may first indicate it by death may occur in from six to ten been trying to live in this countryfor had an extra fine'crop of fruit. I
_' weak, staggering gait, partial or total days from the commencement of the eleven years. I have been en- In July cut from this, of, crab
inability to swallow solids or liquids, attack. In many cases there is no gaged, not only in orange and lemon grass, two tons of dried hay to the

I I impairment of eyesight; twitchI evidence of pain, spasm, or fever at growing, but in breeding Holstein acre, and the latter part' of September ,
i I ing of the muscles and slight any time during the progress of the Gurnsey and Jersey,cattle on pastures one and a half tons to the acre. Fin -
cramps may be observed. This is soon disease, and finally profound coma : in Lake and Marion' counties. I pur- ished gathering our egg plants'August
\ followed by a paralysis of the whole develops, and death follows, painlessand chased a tract of land of 1,510 acres roth; first gathered June 9th. Ap-
body, inability to stand, delirium in without a struggle. mostly in Marion county. My stock plied to these, egg, plants being gross
j which the animal sometimes goes does not run on my neighbor'sland feeders, 1,500 pounds cotton seed
through a series of automatic move- TREATMENT.In but in my pastures. I have no'f meal, 250 pounds bone meal and 250
ments as if trotting or running; the delirium the worst class of cases treat- had a hoof run at large for four pounds dissolved bone, applied at
o. : may become very violent, and ment is very seldom successful, andit years. I enlarged my pastures to four several times. From this land
,. the animal in his unconsciousness is dangerous to attempt the administration 1,790 acres, building two and,a half with the tramping, pulling up of dead
bruise his head in his struggles very of medicines by the miles of fence this year. I was calledto plants, etc., I cut three and a half
seriously, but usually a deep coma mouth, on' account of the inabilityof my Lake county home for a few tons of hay to the acre. Fertilizersdid
j:: renders him quiet until he expires. the animal to swallow. Cold days; when I returned I found one it.Had.
,. ,, Death in these cases usually takes shower baths'may possibly ,-,induce mile of my fence cut to pieces. 'This a large lot of different varietiesof
; : :/, 1 place in from four to twenty-four revulsive action in connectionwith has been repeated till one mile and a. pepper plants; had to keep them
hours from the time the first symptoms stimulants per rectum, four to quarter has been cut. so that t' it takes clear by cultivator and hoe; manured -
became manifest. The pulse is varit six ounces of 'whisky in two pints of 328 splices to repair the fence, same as egg-plants. Not one spear of

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II .r crab grass came to hay, but had the as a fair proportion of carbonaceous POPULAR POULTRY FARM
j same amount of tonnage of Mexican matter, and lean meat should alwaysbe

d >: > clover, showing that it must not be used. ]Meat being three times
\ v disturbed from its first growth. A more valuable than wheat for produc- APOPKA FLORIDA.

1 field] cured without rain makes a fine; ing eggs, it is much cheaper; and, in ]

j 1 ;? bright, clean green hay when baled, fact, as meat makes the hens lay, INDIAN GAMES. .

I' :. but if 'it gets one shower of rain it is while wheat cannot be relied upon, it Sharps ancTltnported. The best blood obtainable in the world. Can furnish Eggs! from separate

.::' blackened. If over-sweated in tramp- is really the cheapest, of all foods. yards In one order.BLACK.

;;"., .', cock or mow, it will blacken. They The food must conform to the demands LANGSHANS.An .
'{I., rain does not lessen its feeding qualities of the hen for egg material. Ifa
exceedingly fine pen of exhibition birds._Have added fresh blood in the shape of thebest; I
.% as cattle and horses eat it just as hen was allowed a whole bushel of could buy from the breeders of the winners at Macon, Columbia, Kansas City and Madison Square
I ,r.: well as.when perfectly green, ,but grain a day, she could not eat enoughof Garden, New York.BLACK .
) ;j.' when in this state it spoils its market it to provide the lime for the shells, MINORCAS.One

: value, more or less, according to color. or the nitrogen for the white of the .

".',,," When put in ten-ton lots it will .ferment egg, and she would soon be too fat from one yard of New only; headed' Famous by! a shapely Breeders.and beautifully Eggs limited.plumaged male the best we could buy

more or less, even when .per- to lay at all.

j;. fectly dry, but when sweated in A ;fair comparison between grain EGGS, PER SETTING, $2.00. TWO SETTINGS, $3.60.

T".: tramp-cocks the best plan is to bale at and meat will show that meat is really Owing to the present condition of things in Florida we prepay the express at abcve prices. (
cheaper than grain because it increases Eggs from the three breeds in one order if you desire A copy of the best Poultry paper publishedwith
,i once. each order as long as they last. Have your order booked ahead and avoid delays. Why Bend
i" egg production. It also contains less to Jerusalem or Halifax for eggs when as good can be obtained in Florida at less money.

J-V Poultry. waste. A hen kept on grain appro- S. (St. DeIAT: TOY, PROP.We .
priates a large share of it to the store
Eggs to arrive in good condition.
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j I 1 ,' Edited by S. DeLANOY, Apopka, Fla*. age'of fat, which is not desirable, while ,
1 t, f\ lean meat is almost entirely nitrogenous ..

\ I i Cleanliness is next to godliness, : When farmers feed more meat FBOKIDA 1 REAL ESTATE

'II\ not only in the human tribe, but also and less grain, they will have larger VT L> n DOUGLAS.. .

:. f.., in. the feathered. Probably two-: profits from poultry. The .introduction $3 SHOE IS THE BEST.
: thirds of the diseases of poultry are of cutter also lessens FIT FOR AKINGvi Wanted in Exchange for Unencum-
caused and filth :::: .,..
I :, by overcrowding ; the cost, as cheap bones and meat !1f.!!!! ..:' FRENCH&ENAMELLED CALF.miIii /

I, dis- can be cut fine and fed without the { (!!:; :'"....,..'.1i.; I:1, ;4.$3.sp FINE CALF&KANGAROU(. EOTTABE LOTS
I ( ease keep the coops .surroundingsclean necessity of cooking the..meat. The -.,;\.!ilin'111;\\ i i,l'':'"::.:":'. $3.50- POLICE,3S0LES- r

'" and see that your grown fowls farmer should not consider any kindof J\\,..'.\\.''.';:''':'':;:.:!R 1" o.... $2. WORKINGMEa.S at $100 Each.
: $
; '
t I f" '- have a foot of roosting space on the food expensive makes the hens .:{,\;;;\'.":: -

f I '1y1-! : perch by calculating the number of lay. The most expensive food is that ; ::/ $2.$1.7li BOYSSCNOOLSNOE.LADIES .
I will !':::>,,:;: 1" Near Station and Beach
fowls accommodate.
t' your pole which produces no ,/n: .' Bathing
eggs.It .: :, ..
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Watch chicks and $3. 9 2.naNGOl
., yr' your growing see is not to be inferred, however, -
::: :- they do not out-grow their brooding that one must begin to cook and .pre- .;:>END FOR CATALOGUE

:, ',,7.;;,, coops, and thus become crowded, pare, feasts for large numbers. If.. ..........'....."'.;y"."."hiY -W.I-.COUGLAS'13ROCKTONMA CHAPIN FARM AGENCY,
'((1.:I 'have regular sweat all night and farmers' can be convinced that by Over One Million People wear the 3-23-tf St. Augustine, Fla.CATALOGUE.

!,: ", {- catch cold on the first exposure, settle. feeding their hens on foods that will W.I. Douglas $3 & $4 Shoes .

. I :.:;;:' into roup,. and thus have all your give all the advantages of table scraps AH our shoes are equally satisfactoryThey DEW I QE
. i :: ': .T 'trouble for nothing. Either: divide give the best value for the money. AND CUIDE Poultry Ealsrs"foy 1895.
I ; without of : disadvantages
: many the They equal custom shoes in style and fit. Contains' over J30flno illustrations" chow-
/:, "i -,, .thfinxup' into smaller, parties or provide Their Ins a photo of tho largest hennery in the ..
.. .. they !can be encouragec l' wearing qualities.are.. unsurpassed.The west. Gives best plans for oultrybouses: ,'
it,becomes :. prices are uniform, stamped on sole. euro remedies and recipes for all diseases,
.: :. ., larger coops as :soon as to place the industry on the same Prom $1 to $3 saved over other makes. also valuable information on the kitchen'
<.;r We believe in If your dealer cannot supply you we can. M ..w iJt and flower garden sent for "nly 10 cents
necessary. plane with dairying. Less capital is r.t John Baascher, Jr..P.0. Boa 31 Freeport' Ill.
-:- giving chicks air, but we do not'believe required.and a smaller''area of land is METAL

in open, slatted coops with noth- necessary for poultry than for cattle, THE

0" ,': ing between them and the ,heavens while the profits are all the year roundin WHEELS 4MPRYEDVIOTORINCUBATOR ::1

. (:... above to shed the heavy rains wesometimes the daily receipts of eggs. ;But to for your e \\ IIIIiWAGONS. / :
::.' 'but''a few
; have at night
make such a business pay, the farmer I .,
'- slats. Place such a coop along side must abandon the belief that a hen r Hatches Absolutely Chickens Steam.

5' of a: proper'one and see if. they don't can subsist and,give a profit on corn. Any size yon want,20 tar and The cheapest simplest first-class, most Hatcher reliable
into the that. instinct to 56 in.high. Tires 1 logue* In the market j Circulars free
. ,1 2,"rcrpwd one He must also the fact that
accept -
to 8 in.wide-hubs to cents? GEO. RTEL&;CO>., Quincy, IlL
t : tells'chem: is the safest and the most poultry raising ,is not a work for fit any axle. Saves
S suitable for' the state of health. much Cost many times in -e= ITALIAN ,
. -: women. There is too work a season to have set

."' ,, 1 S. S; D. (hard work), cleaning the houses and your of low wagon wheels for hauling to fit You're the loser unless BEES

.", *. ',0'I ,. grounds, feeding, watering, repairing, hogs grain&fodder No resetting manure of =asires. the you sweets keep nee of bees nature to gather about..
0. you. Keeplnur
;, r..r.. .: Better Buy,. Bones Than Brain dressing and shipping market, for a Oatl'g free. Address Pleasant and Profitable to either sex, In town till
.. = or country m I'asre Bee Hook free to all.
: do unaided. MFG. -
; to
:woman :: 5r:" Instead of buying: bran, shorts or, Quincy 111.

'f fl other grain food, the farmer who
Carbon bisulphide will 'kill weevilsin _
1 r keeps a large number of fowls should THE MODEL
/. ': seek to buy 'the bones. (fresh bones) all stages of growth. The. weevilsare JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.FLORIDA, EXCELSIOR INCUBATOR.Thousands .

' : from butchers, and should have.bone- very seldom closed up in the seedso cedsfulOperation.tar In Sue..
..Is reduce these suitable tightly that the penetrating fumes h SIMPLE PERFE01'.r.andSELF.REGUL
,\:; :;f:: cutter to to a '
: :; ,;; condition for feeding* Meat or bone, will not reach them. However, it.. "., Guaranteed to TIJ.VG.hatch a ,
MfcdAMJ r '
er of
(; c 1 r'-: at three cents per pound, is far cheaper may be necessary to apply the carbon LANDS .> fertUeeggs percentage at less cost, "
.' Lowest prlo64S than other
-- Incubator.
than once during a any
t: than any kind of grain. The, bones bisulphide more First olaag I 6end 6c.for llJu8Oataloc.
': Hatober made. H Clroulari Free.
.;i.r. supply the albumen, lime and grit, year, because the sulphide will not QEO.U.ST AIIL.l 14 to 12a

';"7 ::> and also lessen the liability of making keep them out. In our bulletin No. ORANGES .

'(. the hens too fat. The droppings will 31 we 'recommended naphthaline as FLORIDABUDDING

:. "' ., be twice as valuable as before. If the best preventive we had tried. This RESORTS

:.' r: fresh bones cannot be obtained, then year we have kept in open vessels
w several barrels of from Septemtem WOOD
; rdesiccated fish, which cooked and peas
<*-. till the first of April without finding
of it
.r/ the oil pressed out or ground INVESTMENTS
.* ; :. meat and bone, or steamed meat maybe ",a weevil in them, by the use of FOR SAI4: ] .

'{ f. more than two cents per pound. A Carbon bisulphide and naphthaline do DEVELOPMENTS I can supply most of the leading and ":

. pound of meat and bone, or fish, maybe not injure seed for feed; .It may be popular varieties of budding wood or .

..; t. allowed to sixteen hens, once a well to state that naphthaline is also scions, and I will use my best effort to ".,
>?._ each hen. recommended to kill the weevils.- ATTRACTIONS please customers. .
;t day.or one ounce to
; Write for prices, stating the, varieties :
', College Station, Texas.,, '.\,
Grain is but '
. : k-:. ,' cheaper, apparently, ADDRESS, and quantities'desired. Address ';
: lean meat contains three times as much .
' ; ',;:'. G. D. AOI ERLV, W. K.TRIMBLE, \.
'; flesh-forming matter as grain, and In Oklohoma the people are starving ,

many times more lime, as well Ooxx: : pa.8 e:1:1: : er Ai t:. ttraltlentown, Manatee Co., Flar y(,,



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Our Rural Home. other annuals with brilliant blossoms, The Rest Cure. Cucumber Recipes. 1

;, may be successfully; raised in the same For Our Rural Home:
The is "
rest cure now practiced at
box and trained with the cinnamon I see some one wants to know how to'
,": :, Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS, vine if some care is taken to replenishwith home'by many women who have cometo pickle cucumbers. Fill your vessel with
J, fresh soil occasionally and to a proper realization of its value. It alternate layers of cucumbers and crab- !
St. Thomas. Fla. ,
used be grass, cover with a strong brine and :
to an expensive remedy, nec- r
keep them watered. It a neat
down. I think will '!
weight find
I. absence of six you! they
cessitating 'eight
or ,
'..' A Few Vines that Want NothingBut climber for a hanging basket also. will keep all right in this climate. .,'I
weeks with
a private hospital
; : Leave to Live. MINNIE G. MILLS. Cucumber Catsup.-Let the cucumbers
:I trained nurse, masseuse and the rest, get yellow, cut in half, take out seed, .
The list of hardy and half-hardy including a trunk full of pretty tea- peel and grate; pour in sifter and let '
$ climbers, 'exclusive of roses, is so large -f Presents. gowns for the convalescence; Now most of the water run out, then season to
i& that no house should be without vines For Our Rural Home.Ev.eryone the sensible woman has discoveredshe taste, using good vinegar to insure its

!t jf; in this or any other State. If no other likes to give dainty giftsto can take her cure in homeopathicdoses keeping will make again.If you try IIousE this {once
l found which however is friends but-too often find it without her work
Pi could ( they stopping or I should have said scald in the vinegar.
: ,, never the case) the wild scuppernong hard to decide what will be appropriate quitting her family.: -- ...

':i'i!' grape trained to a trellis near the or acceptable.A A half hour daily of complete retirement Green tomato catsup,and tomato
house gives! a picturesque appearanceand few weeks before Christmas, the ,- lying down in loose' clothes pickles are both excellent, when green properly _
r delightful shade. In time it may shop windows are full of fancy arti- arid banishing all worry; all thought, I made; much depends on the spices, and
", :1 add, something more desirable for the cles, and we remember, our resolu- I' indeed, if possible, works wonders if still more'on thy quality of vinegar. The 1
inner man-if the right variety of tions made during last year's holidayrush persevered in. Have the shades drawn salted water that accumulates should be
bearer of to gifts earlier next and close the A tired brain well drained off, otherwise it weakensthe
grape-being a profuse a prepare our eyes.
uinegar which,should be strong; and
;J fruit that is by no means to be despised time,. but of course it is too ''late, and strays restfully in darkened ways ; if white specks appear on ,the surface, ",
; and it seldom, if ever fails, after we are obliged to select from those even mechanical eye-impressions of should be re-heated, or; better still, fresh _
:: the vine has acquired sufficient age. offered for sale, after paying a high which one does not seem to be think- vinegar be substituted. Good recipes-

"* The Ipomceas are handsome climbers price for an article not as satisfactory ing at all' consume a little force;j- for Home: these last pickles were Notable given need in Our Rural with-
of them I. the home-made would have blindness and is year. be (
many perennials. pon- as one physically mentally, out excellent pickles this summer, and if '
durata, the evening glory, has .tuber- been. what is sought, and it is this that rests "Housekeeper's" recipe proves a goodone
ous roots which remain in the groundall Now I would suggest that each one and restores. which is no doubt the 'case, as she
winter, and sprout in spring; needsno intending to give gifts, make a list of For the woman whose work is at has herself used it, we can also have'good
cultivation, has very rich, dark articles which will be suitable, and home, the half hour immediately pre- sound pickles next winter.: "Tried andtrue"
green leaves, and large handsome then, as time and'purse allow, make or ceding or following luncheon is apt to "Housekeeper recipes are" send we on want\some; more so please; and

flowers. Ipomoea Sinuata, noonday buy them. There will then be no be one that could be spent in this way. send your real name (not, of course,. for _
glory, remains open. all day, blos- rush or overwork during the holidays, When there are ,children old enoughto publication, if you do not wish.)
soms are smaller than those of the and if presents are needed for any spe- go to school, after the meal is better ED. O.,R. H.

former, of an ivory white. The foli- cial'occasion during the year, they will for the little ones will have turned ,

: age is,much more delicate, the leaves be ready, and others can be made to back to Jheir-l ssons, no callers needbooxpected Original Recipes. -

I deeply cleft, similar to those of the fill up the list again. Silk mittens. ; and the afternoon's taskor For Our Rural Home:
rose geranium, which has given the wristlets, and neckties .,crocheted of engagement can usually brook this WASHINGTON PUDDING--Line a pan
vine in some localities, the name of Victoria, or 'I; ambUrg crochet silk .are little delay. For the mothers whose with paste as for ordinary pie. Fill with

geranium vine. I., gracilis i is bright, appropriate for :gentlemen; also eyejglftos babies are still in arms, the rest shouldbe fruit stewed and sweetened. Cover with' a
|f scarlet flowered, very delicate and ] ; made of chamois, and \ taken while their little ,charges rich crust and bake a light'brown. While .', .;
warm'sp"read the of the
over, top a.layer ,
linen handkerchiefs embroidered with '
graceful. ot'hTree_ njanTO3paay' I sleep. same, or some,other fruit or1 jam. .'Make
::'"""bc''' 'w Utt'rlJ manor porn," silken initial or monogram. Use Asiatic -I In shops it must be taken -with the another pie of custard or 'some similar .
and many,more thrive 'wonderfully in' filo or Asiatic Honiton lace silk: stop for luncheon, as a rule ; in offices ingredient'(though fruit',\4ithoiit-" "--'"",
Florida soil, if some little attention be for the embroidery.For it may also have to be, but often ,thereis a crust. When cool, place this carefully I
paid to their culture. The seed of I. the busy housekeeper there is a lull jn business that may be almost upon the fruit, pie. Make a'meringuewith'
whites'of two half
sinuata before almost endless list eggs, cup sugar,
require soaking planting an of acceptable regularly depended upon. a spoonful or two of lemon juice (or one
f// i else they are a long time germina- gift I will mention only a few of The hod-carrier finishes the con- of strong vinegar), spread over the top '
l I ting. The root lives over winter-in those which can be made at home. A tents of his dinner-pail, then lolls and place in the oven for a few minutes..
j ,1 our usually mild winters-but I have work bag of fawn colored denim with against a friendly fence in sheer animal To be eaten warm or cold, with rich .

i I .; found no trace of mine yet, and suppose monogram worked in black Asiatic rest. Perhaps he lights a-pipe cream lemon., sweetened and flavored with .

I the freeze of '95 was too much twisted embroidery silk or Roman as often he does-but he rests in every WASHINGTON PIE (for Fourth'

: ." for it. I know of some in other gar- floss.Denim fiber of his being. A shop-girl hurriesover July)-Any good cake batter; bake in
dens that have come again however. comes in so many colors her bread and tea to try her eyes layers. On the first spread fruit jelly; j
, Among more rare Ipornoeas are Brazilian and is so satisfactory when used for and tax her interest with a story- place a second layer of cake on this, and J I "
T" morning-glory and ,blue dawn decorative purposes that it will be paper, eagerly devoured until the last spread with a rich custard or cream fill
the third be with
: flower; the former has blooms of the well to consider its uses' when preparing moment, or she spends her resttimein ing the;fourth with may an icing spread into which jam nut; .

: most beautiful-lavender, the latter of I gifts. The navy blue with cardinal exciting gossip with her neighbors. meats are stirred; the next ,may have '
i the clearest blue; both handsome foli- warp is suitable for table covers, Either is foolish expenditure of needed cocoanut in the filling; and the next .,
I age, and are decided acquisitions. If piazza cushions, foot stools, etc. Use force. The closer the strain the lemon jolly (so called), Proceed thus,
," cypress vines,are allowed to intermin- cardinal Asiatic rope silk for 'decora- greater the need for the complete and until thirteen layers are piled, together,
using jam, jelly, custard, etc., again. The
gle with these the effect is quite pretty tions. Dark red denim, also lemon and daily respite, however brief. Such last layer should be nicely iced or frosted.,
'." ;; both scarlet and white are delicate cream colors, are effective worked workers should pursue this opportu- Exclude from "Washington pie"everything -
,: in flower and foliage, and as they self- I with black Roman floss 2,000. A nity to take it relentlessly.Philadelphia that is not'of American growth or
:: sow'there is usually plentiful supply. tea-cosey, table mats, laundry bag, Times. manufacture; The thirteen layers'represent -

,:. The balloon,vine is a graceful climber I traveling bag, etc.,. may be made of .1 the original"States. Decorate the
centre of, top with a bouquet of red, white
f' .. to run with Ipomceas, as the foliage fawn,, light blue, old red, brown or Deafness Cannot be Cured. and blue flowers, with streamers of the
! ',- is not dense; it also sows itself in this : any of the pretty mixtures.Felt by local' applications, as they cannot same colored ribbons ; or stick in the
f climate, and is no trouble whatever.I lamp mats embroidered with reach the diseased ''portion of the ,ear. cake a small,American flag or both.
: There is only one way to care Deafness, If the cake tins are large, this "pie,"
climbers Asiatic outline
; Many more silk
J. '; pretentious? are embroidery hand., I and.that is by constitutional remedies. carefully put'together, will be found sufficient
,.' less worthy of cultivation. The flowers kerchief cases, pin cushions bureau
l' Deafness is caused by an inflamed condi- for a small picnic party'lunch
:i ;! :,.\ are tiny, white, inconspicuous, followed scarfs and work cases made of any of tion of the mucous lining of the' Eustachian (with sandwiches and pickles) and much
. !1'{ by the green balloons, which the' fine ,materials and embroideredwith Tube. When this tube gets inflamed more easily carried than several smallerones. ,
f. .!\? hang on long stems, swaying in every Asiatic silks, which will not yon have a rumbling sound or imperfect .
: hearing and when it is
. breeze. fade entirely Any good cook book gives recipes for
Lq-i.' are acceptable to the young closed Deafnes is the result, and unless making filling for layer cake. Have as |
:'t The cinnamon vine comes up year ladies. the inflamation can be taken out and, great variety as possible and it will take 1
: : ':'- after year, and is 'a neat, bright little For the children there are ball this tube restored to its normal condition the place of other cakes.
f ': climber, but makes very little shade covers, bags crocheted of bright silk hearing(will be destroyed forever ; nine I ED. 0. R. H.

I 'tf.I "' when growing by itself. The little for marbles, school bags of denim with cases which out is nothing of ten are but caused an inflamed by catarrh condi-, .

! i' tubers that grow along the vine are monograms, book covers, pin cushions tion of the mucous surfaces; The: Florida Agricultural College '
!f":, :. somewhat of a curiosity in their way, lines: for playing horse, and many We will give One Hundred Dollars for has made a wonderful health record.
F*", besides the leaves are handsome. If other things which you will soon, discover any case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh) This past term closed the twelfth .
.,::'"', grown in a box and trii ted up the. if you listen ,to the wishes expressed that cannot;. be cured by Hall's Catarrh year of its existence and not a death
Cure. Send for circulars free.F. .
'iii' window casement, it makes a nice pot while the children are about J. CHENEY &,CO., Toledo, O. or serious accident of any kind what-
plant for;> winter., Nasturtiums, or their play. R. E. M..w.w.w tigZT Sold by Druggists, 76c. ever has occurred.-Floridian.



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: Fence or No-Fence. scrub cow and the razorback be-
1, Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. ing converted into productive, are or- HAM MAR Costs LESS, than "Cieap"! -Paint or S, P, White Lead.
: The article in your paper of ,.I5tb, chards and 1 Write for Book on Painting and Color Card, FRSU. If
gardens, and by whom ? not ou sale in town will delivered,
I inst. over the signature of 1'AINT! I your we quote price
, ; Benj" Why, by that same "element from the freight prepaid,and send written guarantee for five years.
Wells is a fair of the F. HAMMAR PAINT CO. ,
speciman argu- four corners of the earth" which Mr. SPRUCE ST. ST. LOUIS, MO.

ments, if they may be called such, of f Wells speaks so slightly of.

" '. the men who want fences. There i is Mr., Editor, I sincerely pity the
a sameness about the whole crowd.
man who admits that he cannot make EVAPORATE YOUR
They dare not enter into an argumentof t a living in Florida without the privi- FRUIT
reason and justice. Their whole
lege of turning out his stock to preyon
: argument may be summed 'up thus : his
: neighbors. Were I that man I
"The legislature gives us the right to would never insinuate that anotherman

turn our razorbacksand scrubs on 'HT
was lazy. H01VrE
you to devour the fruits of your labor, I tried keeping scrub cattle once, .
while we can the woods crack-
range but
a very months convinced me
ing our whips and having a good
,that if my time was worth thirteen S
time The command Do WITH THE ,
generally. cents per day I could not afford to .
to others as you would that othersdo bother with them. Of course /

unto you," cuts no figure with ing the piney woods on a rang-and 1 / o
those men. pony D S S. Coot Stove Drier
cracking a long whip is much easier
Many a poor fellow, ,who. has in- than
bending over the plow handles or
vested the price of his Northern homein o
but I will
hoe", my chance on the r
Florida sand, and worked like a' last named every time.I .

slave to make a home has been liter- keep no stock I make living of Dollars
; my Hundreds' Worth
ally Beggared and driven out of the by tilling the soil, and, in addition to eok Svov rpt COCK pMTDJTNAy6.90. ,

remonstrates State, discouraged against and the beaten.destructionof If he working for hard others.myself, I'furnish considerable PALNQV.5.9a. of Fnlit Can be Sailed

his crops, he, is frequently threat- I have in the past planted forage .) T with this Machine]
ened, even, if he is a man who
crops: on leased land which was poorly
is "bluffed." If however he Firotw VDQP
easily ;
fenced, and, as a result, some peoplehad 1X11011} 1 DUI ,
is who don't worth .
a man scare a
fat cows. This season T quit that
cent, then the next bit of buncombehe : f.i .
of business
and ,
my crops are on 'f
has to listen to is, "your fence i is I
my own land and protected the con-
not lawful l, make a lawful fence." is ; To meet the demand for a Small, Cheap,
sequence some mighty cows
'Why, Mr. .Editor, if a man had a look very reproachfully at me poor over the i// Drier, suitable for use on any Ordinary Cook,

stone wall ten feet high around his fence. One poor old rack of bones : Oil or Gasoline Stove, we now offer the

crops it would not protect them. undertook a flank movement on me above.: It is very Simple, Economical, Efficient -

.Shall I tell you why ? Because it by way of a muck bed, but, poor as and Convenient, and for Farmers' Use

would be broken down by human she was, she had weight enough in her Just What is Wanted, and we believe The
cattle that I have had fences '--:--
; iswhy. bones to mire. I was "good Samari-- ,.,,,,,,_._,_ Cheapest and Best little Dryer of its class on
broken down repeatedly, and in one tan" enough to take my hired'man'' and the Market.
instance mysons caught the parties in _.
and lift the
go help poor thing out' of
', the act but at too great, a distance to bed.
her oozy Possibly'if she could

r identify them. speak she would thank me, but her, $8.5O IN VALUE FOR $5.00'

f Another very ready argument with '
f ; owner never did. I have never been

those men is to charge a no- for "no fence" until the utterly unfair, V ,
fence man with being too lazy to senseless and tactics of a' Through a special arrangement we are enabled to offer the U. S., COOK STOVE DRIER, the

build a fence A very handy argument certain class arguments of stockmen regular price which is $7, for only $5, together wtih a YEAR'S SUBSCRIPTION TO THE
convincedme .FARMER AND FRUIT! GROWER, regular price $2.00. I
j; but unfortunately for the "fence"'man's that we could look for no fair ar. To any one sending a Club of 6 Yearly Subscribers to the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER at .I
I veracity "the shoe is on the $2 each, or 4 Subscribers and $2 in Money, we will send one of the Driers Free. \
rangement in the matter. A man who Subscribers in a club who wish to take advantage of any book premiums or others offered to :.1
1 other foot. will turn loose vicious animal subscribers count the same as those taking the FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER only.
r Now Mr. Wells another thread- a ,or a Mr. Thomas Millen of Glen St. Mary, Fla? has used this Drier and writes : "It does good work
; uses bull over one .year old, to endangerthe for the cost of it."

..,.-_ bare argument. He says : "The peo- lifer and limbs of women and chil- .. -

| \-) pie as a rule were happy and prosperous dren should not prate about his regardfor This Drier has eight'Galvanized Wire Cloth IT PIS THE GREATEST LITTLE BREAD ['
containing 12 feet of tray surface.
I' Trays
in square
I years gone by; when there was the law. He places too low aives- The dimensions, base ,22x16 inches, height 26 capacity is ample for Domestic use, being ,
not such an element of people from timate the lives of his fellow-men inches Sent by freight at receivers expense. greater than some machines which sell for Fifteen I
on crated, about dollars, -It is for
Weight 27 pounds.It or Twenty always ready
the four of in
the earth the
,. corners and should be dealt with by the lawas immediate use. The working of the machineon
State, who are trying to run matters is always ready for use and will last a life sundry fruits, berries, etc., satisfies us that it,
time. Has been thoroughlytested and ,
dangerous person will happily fill a want our correspondents have
d to suit them regardless of"anything I settled here in Candler in 1889. and Economizer will more and than Money-maker please you.for Rural As a peopleit great urged upon us to supply. i

except to suit their fancy. Therewe One_of myreasons for so doing was is without a rival. TO TilE LADIES of the Household in Town or 1
country. It is a little Gold ,
have it. Mr. Wells represents a the fact that no stock was kept to run With it you can at odd times, summer or win- Mine. Thousands of careful, prudent household f J
'; class whose sole ambition is to live in ter, evaporate enough wasting fruit, etc., for managers, who have no time nor necessity to
I induced number of
- at large. a family use. and enough to sell or exchange for engage in evaporating fruit for market as a bus- ;
solitary grandeur in a little clearing, friends to invest here also. I have all or the greater part of your groceries, and in iness, but who have frequent use for just such an
with the his fact household expenses. No labor on the farm article as this for making smaller quantities of "1
surrounding at
country cleared lands and made groves for will pay better or as well, as that of convertingyour dried fruit, berries, and vegetables for their own
disposal, free of all charge to him, tomaintain them. I have wasting fruits into evaporated stock. The use or for sale will find it the most satisfactory "
improved my own place berries, pears, plums, etc.,if evaporated, will sell and profitable investment! they could make A
his stock so Jie ,can live and made it so that it yields me a good or exchange pound for pound for butter, granulated lady can easily lift it on and off the stove, as it
without labor. Mr. Wells seems to' had I sugar or most groceries, while evaporated weighs but about Twenty Pounds. It has inter- k
living and it not been for the guavas sweet corn or peaches bring good pri- changable galvanized wire cloth trays, which
forget that Florida is only a very freeze it would have done much more. ces, If you have only a few trees in your yard or will not rust or discolor the fruit, etc.,and will ,
small portion of the United States town lot, one of the U, S. Cook Stove Driers will last for years, It is made of iron except tray :
Of about fifty acres of groves in my enable, you at odd hours to evaporate enough frames and supports. Can be used for broiling f
and that a native of any other State vicinity (about one-half made by me fruit for for family the greater use and part enough: of your to groceries.sell or exchange beef this steak, fish, etc.., using but the lower tray for i
himself.The purpose.
has the. same rights here as : for myself and others) 'from four to I

State of Florida through its nine years old, not ten per cent of the Address all orders to
Immigration Bureau, through its I
buds were lost, as they were banked
.. I" Land Commissioner, through railroad above the buds with FARMER. $ FRUIT GROWER iJAOia

and land companies and private in- sand.B.. SUTTON.
;so1'1"'VliIe F'1orJ.Cla..
: ,
dividuals has been using meansto
every Candler, Fla. I
induce immigration to the State. .-.-

Immigration has done for the State ina Why is there not money in cheese PETTtIBUEt.GrPEJNNSYLV: !! : : lI PY.E3.: '

few years what men of Mr. Wells' making in the ,South? Hot weather .
Somers :Brother &
\ class would never do. It is bringing does not interfere with cheese as it 1876.

the State to the front ranks where it ,does with butter making, and in the .

'! properly belongs. Her vast swampsare millets, sorghum, cow peas and beg Commission Fruits and Produce.

being drained and made to "blos gar weed every acre of Florida land Merchants./

som like the rose" Her piney woods will support a cow,, with sweet potatoes Refer to Banks, Mercantile\ Agencies and the business community of Western Pennsylvania.
Market Reports, spe references: to regular shipper*, .H'-ipptnp' : stencils, stamps, etc.,fur-
and hammocks, once the range of the cotton seed meal, etc. nlslied(. free on application INQUIRIES ANU CORRESPONDENCE INVITED.




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Still Wild About Silver. the authority of the Economist alone, such a premium, which determinedthe
Florida Farmer and Fruit Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: but from the reports of Secretary Mc- shave on greenbacks, and no-

f't' Why paragraph NO.5 in your com- Cullough and Treasurer Spinner, we body bothered himself about silver)
t 'k TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION letter? I that know 'circulated as money. But we deny emphatically that the
am sure>
'T For One Year .u............................*2-00 ments on my But all this is in a sense foreign to price of silver is an index to the priceof
For Six Months...... .... .............. ..... 1.00 nothing in it implies a belief on my
( In Foreign Countries ..... .................. 3ooSgTSubscriptions that is subsidized. I the real issue between the real advo- agricultural or other commodities.For .
q in all cases cash in am part certain your, however paper, and so intimate, cates of free coinage and the gold thirty years prior to .1884-before rand
advance. No discount allowed on one'sown standard. The issue is one that every after silver was "demonetized"and "
e subscription(except in a club), but to that the papers, that are do no better "
man of common sense can under- began its decline-the writer .:
all agents a liberal cash commission will work for the gold side than you do. I
be allowed on all subscriptions obtained Your NO.5, I warrant, provokedmany stand. It is comprised in the ques raised and sold corn in the Ohio Val- ...,.

.1 by them. Write for terms. a smile from the old readers of tion I asked you before, and which you I ley. He never sold a bushel for over "'.

To every new subscriber we will"Garden-send, THE DISPATCH and its successor, who ignored, and which I repeat in an- fifty cents in all that time; the price '
: postpaid, a copy of Whitner's other form It is the teaching of all was generally around forty cents. ,
sub- familiar with its first and
S; ing in Florida. For two new are owners
each we' will send, it political economists, no matter how This morning's Jacksonville papers
; scribers, at $2.00 their object in establishing to say
S ; postpaid, a copy of Moore's "Orange nothing of its course after it was en- much ,they differ o"n other points, and quote corn in New York, in elevator,

Culture." dorsed as the Alliance 'But history proves it to be the experience ot at 52/ to 53yc., Not much "de-
Rates of advertising on application. all nations that commodiries rise and cline in sympathy with silver" there. '
dps. Remittances should be made by check, that is history, and you have power to
registered fall in price in proportion to the con- Ten years ago the price of coffee in ..I'New
postal note, money order or consign it to the waste basket.
fetter to order of You confine criticisms to the traction or inflation of the currency. York for fair grades was seven

FARJUER.AND FRUIT GROWER, points immaterial your to the issue, and Now, Mr. Editor, is this true ? If it cents a pound. The production of

i Jacksonville Fla. l leave, severely alone the questions I is, it follows that'when the currency is coffee was over done; plantationswere
contracted a body or class is benefit- neglected or abandoned the -
will ;
asked to answer, and you con-
; NOTICE you direct ted by it. Which class is it, the pro supply fell off, and to-day'the price in
'f ': tinue, too, so far as giving a yes
; or no. ducers or the capitalists ? Now, hereis New York for the same grades is '

; If you receive, a copy of this NO.1. You said in your first article the rub. If the result of con- eighteen cents a pound. Not 'much _

: paper which you did not order, that it did not matter if we had $50.00 traction is to 'compel'eve y debtorto "decline in sympathy. with ,silver"

( consider it an invitation to sub or $100.00 in circulation so long as pay his creditors from twen- there.

; scribe. If you do not want it, the amount remained fixed. In reply I ty-five to fifty per cent. more Director Preston stated that the

kindly'hand it to a neighbor. said, you knew that the circulation per than his original indebtedness, then total l stock -of money in the' United '','

: capita,was nearer $i0.00'than $50.00,. every man who labors and lives on States is $25.07 per capita, he did'not ;
and quote the Director the U. the fruit of. his toil must labor more state that that amount is 'in actual cir- -

j CONTENTS.I S. Mint you, who proves that I am correct; hours for less money, raise more bush- culation. Probably not $5.00 a head ,..:

I i i State News.......... ..-..-..-.... ........ ... ... 402Floridas' $25.07 is'nearer.lo.oo than $50.06. els of wheat and corn, more bales of is in actual circulation- if we count out
and boxes of the millions of and children ,"
Budding cotton more to women
Orange Groves-Sprig ; When however Mr. Preston makes oranges
J Regrafting; Orange Budding ........... 403 ,of secure the same income he had before.Contraction's who seldom have a dollar in their ,'. '.
.. ... ..... ... his,official report outstanding moneyhe '
S 'The Deciduous Growers. 404j' means all issued,.outside curse and blight falls pockets and the. business men who
Some.Peach Notes from Texas; Shelling off currency him. Should it be remedied? check-books than .
Grapes: Orchard Notes ..:.............405 the-mint or register of the treasury, upon not depend on more .;a
Blind Staggers; 'Illegal Cutting Fences; but takes no account of the enormous. Nay, is it not honest and just that as they:do on pocket-books.: ,-.:+

L Crab Grass for Hay...................... 46 amount lost, destroyed and used in speedily and effectually ,as possiblethe As to the hundreds of millions of "'" ";-,,;:
POULTRY-Cleanliness; Better Buy Bones estimated cause of this universal disaster 7.30 bonds_and all the rest, whose re ., :.i, "
than Grain.....:.. ...,.....'...........!......, 407 arts and manufactures, by should be removed-? I 'say it, should, tirement-Mr Hind laments,. they .were '- .-:\

.A Few Vines;That Only Ask Leave to Live....; Secretary WindonTas'follows: and because, free .coinage, of silver never:,any more in actual circulation' -- ::. ::.
Cucumber Recipes Original Recipes. 408 lost and .
Fence. .or No Fence,....;.......t. .........i.. ..409 Paper currency. would contribute. largely to this' end, I than are, ,the millions of silver} :::iri the _'..>. ..;.,.
Still Wild About Silyer........ .................. 410 destroyed $ 52,000,000 advocate it. United States today. Did ,Mr Hind,? "
Coin used in 'lost
Markets; Florida Peaches; 'Pineapple Prices; arts, THOS. HIND. ever carry a 7.30 bond aroundin

,Hoax, Not Hicks ...............;.......... 411 and destroyed 167,000,006. Georgetown Fla. his pocket? Did he ever see ,any- '. ,

The Orange Outlook..... ........ .., ;;... 412 If in addition to this you now add We ''have no hesitation in answeringyes body offer a.U.. S. time note in .
Weather and Crops................. ................ 413 billion held 'in pay- '
t ......'...' over one reserve by to ,Mr. Hind's question, as a -general ment for a horse or a suit of clothes ? '-
Spanish Goobers and Irish Potatoes .414 "
t ........ the U. S. Treasury. and National, proposition. Our'-,ancestors"who By.the way, and in conclusion, .it
State and .savings banks, you will used Continental currency and the would save people ,la vast deal of '

Weather in Jacksonville. come close to'.$I o per capita in circulation men of our, own time, who used Con- bother, about nothing if they' could : ,>

; Week Ending June 24, 1895 among the people. ,But' for federate ,currency, hadj.a; painful'illus only once arrive at.a knowledge of -
--...... .' ... sake of argument let us admit that tration of the fact, that in proportionto actual facts. What is "demonetization .

t '. a a W. c boO i iu ,.at;J.=...... there is $1,600,000.000 in circulation, the amount of the circulating medium ?" What does actually amountto
IT.: DATE. as a d .q q 0 2 2t' about one-third one-third' '
=s ::a :M: currency, 'prices increase. in the case of silver? Is Mr. Hind
00 oo
,.. .' -- - silver, one-third gold. We are now the'men his
During the war a Northern farmer aware, are any of of way
"':-1''I. :y June18.June 19............77 72 73 75 81 85 70 62 23 II 76 74 .'...05... on a gold basis, that is, gold is the sold a hog for $60.00 in greenbacks, of thinking aware that for ninety-nine
31 i .( June ......". 76 8g 65 24 77 .... only money used for final ,redemptionby which than he of all the which this
price cent. to
.> June 21........76 79' 92 65 27. 78 ......... was.. ever per uses
1J ". 22.........78 83 96 72 24 84 ...... the edict of Cleveland, Carlisle & received for a cow before or since.If word is so glibly put by stump ora-
"" .June ,23 .. II,.80 8.3 95 74 21 1* T Co,, which brings us down really to
animal l and
_. Juue 24.$0 84 94 76 18 85T he Had-sold the right acrossthe tors politicians, it is absolutelyfalse
" ;'',:.":'. the amount of gold in circulation.Now border in Canada, he would have ? The standard silver'dollars of
: Mean .......76 ---0 *,05II
/. ," admit that in round numbers it received about $24; but it would have the United States are today a legal

.! ..,,.._...' -Total T Trace.I' rainfall.. amounts to $540,000,000 divided been in gold. That would have beena tender for all debts, public' and private -

f'' A. J.; MITCHELL, Observer. among seventy million people, we case of "contraction," for which the whatsoever. All that .."de

f: have considerable less .than $10 per villainous Canadian would have deserved monetization", amounts to, then, is to f

.. It is suggested :that those having capita today.No. a year in jail, ,no doubt, for denote that" the Government has-

'1 .; frozen trees slow to start sprouts should 2. Mr. Hind,says that the gov- swindling. But thirteen 'years later simply ceased coining silver dollarsfor

dig. down and free the crown roots ernment burnt up billions of currencyand the same farmer sold hogs on his own the present.

;::1. .F... and even the tap roots down for some ,on the authority of the National side of the line, on a gold basis, for ._ -....,.---

'; ,;;' distance thereby exposing the living Economist you claim that there were $24, or less, per head. Who deserved
, ,; of .
destroyed and, taken from circulation Spending one hundred millions
r' portion to air and light so as to stimulate punishment for that "contraction ? .
" only twenty-nine millions. dollars a more than the, income,
:" the undeveloped about the True, it was hard on the farmer year
I eyes True but while quoting from such can hardly be called good national
The who gave his note for a .certain sum in
I rooots to out.
put gentleman
; excellent authority should hav'e financiering at a time when the United
81I who makes the suggestion he has you greenback dollars to be obliged to pay ,
d;f : : says continued and proved my assertion the later in gold dollars. States is at peace with all the world,.
same sum
I a tried the and finds it good. It
1 ..' plan! again right. and has no exceptional expenses.
is worth trying.-Orlando Reporter. But he was so unfortunate as to give
I I Ci:;: Why did you stop and leave your way to the universal delusion of the 4
,+:!!:: "' readers under the impression that the times, and think that he really: sold The majority of- the people of the

&, :.; Electric and cable roads, and more 29 millions of greenbacks were the his hog for $60, whereas he sold it United States are in sympathy with, .

. ,I'' :: ''f: especially the bicycle, are playing the limit of contraction ? If you had only for sixty forty-cent dollars. the patriots of Cuba, but the action

,_ mischief, not only with horse breeders quoted all that the Economist said on (By the way, will Mr. Hind please of the president in the suppression of

;.; and the horse markets, but with' 'most that subject, you would have included take notice that, in the time of the filibustering is the only thing that couldbe

.' "f'I >;' other industries. Horses have fallen $830,000,000 of 7730 notes, 137 mil- war, silver had not been "demon- done, and retain friendly relations

; :'. in price 40 per cent and 'horse shoe. lion time notes, and 160 million com. etized," but nobody asked what the with a nation with which we are at

ing is getting to be a poor business. pound interest notes, which, not on premium was.. Gold was at such or peace.

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excessive this week and prices have ruled HE I
i w.}. ,I': Markets. low and unsatisfactory. On Monday: the
market dropped to 75c for fancy, with

Ftt-'::-' JACKSONVILLE, FLA., June 28.. average quality selling at 50 to G5c, and FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA :

'; ." FUUITS AND PRODUCE. those figures have prevailed since, thoughat ,
"-:; ; Corrected by Marx Bros. the close a few fancy extra Floridaare J"ACISSONVI:: : J4E.
I. ,' These are quotations. Extra choice
J out in small high as
while working a way as
lots fetch prices above top quotations, poor
;ify.t:" lots sell lower. 90c to 1.00, and a few extra Charlestonhave The Oldest National Bank in the State.This .

'i'.t' : Limes, per too ................ ..... .40 exceeded that; though average
);;! Apples, crate.. ........ ..........<....Iooto1.50 Charleston offerings are no 'better than Dank, after twenty years of successful business, has just undergone a rigid special examination
I' ..p Peaches, crate.............. .... ...... 1.25101.75 by the United States Comptroller's, Department,and has had its charter extended for an
Plunis bus... .... ......:............ .i.oo to 1.50 Florida. other period of twenty years .
! ,I;. :. English Peas bu..... ,..........." .... 1.60 Potatoes. By conservative, yet liberal methods, this bank .has achieved the highest reputation for solidity,
> Clay, bu.................;..... 1.25 I. strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands.We
.., Cowpeas .... ......... been invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations, assuring you that your
..' Whippoorwill 1.50 Receipts of Southern new have
(R.. I favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention.
!C' ',' Red Ripper............ .... 1.25
";, Black Eye... ............. 2.00 i more liberal this week and. with a very JAMES M. SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
:>.-::,- Cocoanuts... .....:..... .............. 3.50 I fair demand the market has held up fairly -
+'?' Peanuts best brand..... ............034 to.o4y until at the close, when lower pricesare President. Cashier.Safe
f/.7;. Cabbage bbl... ... ........ ....... 1.50
rr. : Pineapples, each, scarce............... 06 to .08 prevailing. Fancy Rose sold mainly Deposit Boxes For Rent.
;v Potatoes, new, wanted....*....:...... 2.50 from 3,50 to 4.00 until Thursday, when .
: .
:,j,.<' Onions, Egyptian, 2 bu. sack. .... .... 2,75 3.50 became top and Friday 3.00 was only
C4 Eggs.--..........__. .....-.. .12* exceeded for a few fancy marks from :DAVIDSON< &, co.,

.?, .,i; VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. Norfolk and Charleston, '

.",,:'';'i"'..; .Yll'Corrected, bush by.Davis......&...Robinson....... .75 Rose selling at 2.50 to 3.00 and Chili redsat COMMISSION.. MERCHANTS.. -

.i..,... :.: Sweet Potatoes .....".. ....".. ........ .75 2.25 to 2.75 per bbl latter extreme. Re-
t e Hubbard squash, bbl.. ...... ...:.....1.25 to 1.50 ceipts from,North Carolinaand Virginia HEADQUARTERS FOR FLORIDA FRUITS.
Lettuce, doz..... ... ...T....:._.......... 15 to .25 continued in quality .
Celery none, ...........-.... ..... ...... ..... very irregular
rit'? :. EggPlants, bbl................. ..... 3.00 with nearly all North Carolina stock small ORANGES, LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, EARLYiVEGETABLES ALL KINDSNo.
/ Tomatoes, crates, no demand......... 50 to .75 and unattractive, and l prices have had 20 West Front Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sweet Pepper, bu .............. ....-.1.50: to 2.00 to be Quotations representrates
; accepted.
. Okra, bu, ..... ................. ........ .75 to 1.50
"'"..i"F:. Green Beans ..................... .. ..;. .75 to i.oo ruling at the close though outside
,i/;.:;: "Peas........ ...... .:... .... ... i.oo figures are extreme, and with the, de- CA [l IFO: L ::NIA
t. Turnips, bunch....L....:.-,......... .... .03to .04 mand to the offerings tone I
,, ,.;. Cucumbers, crate....................... .25 to ..50.h' hardly equal ,
:.;:;>_ Pumpkins, each.'................ ..... .osto .15 is weak but so much of the stock is poor, ORANGE \ LEMON TREES
1'-1'. K ers ws, each:.. ....... ....... .05. t0 .15 strictly fancy" is not in much surplus. ,,
}h ': Parsley,per doz.; bunches. .20 Old potatoes have,,only a very moderate
.. Carrots,Fla., per doz.bunches........ 20 to .25
", Green onions per doz. bunches.;".' .15 to .25 demand and it would be' impossible to AT LESS THAN OUR OLD PRICES FORE .
>. "'.,: Pepper,hot bushel, none.............7 1.50 to; 2.00 force sales much above 1.00 but receiptsare
.; Sage, well cured Ib...........; .'...... .10 to. 15 moderate and holders working
' .:' Lima Beans, shelled, qt ...... ........ .10 to .15 very L. OI2IDA: G 1 owls: 'ST<>CIC.:
Hens...... ,__.....:...... ............ ..... .30 to .35 stock out gradually at 1.25 to 1.50 goner-
. Roosters..P.......-.....................-. .25 ally. Choice 2 year old Buds on 4 year old Sweet Roots.. Homosassa and Jaffa.. Orange and Lisbon
k Broilers.-...... ........... .15 to .25 Sav.Rose prime 2.75 to 3,00 Chili red, Lemons at 50 cents each
old Tangerine, Malta and Ruby Blood Tardiff and Mediterranean Sweets and
pound gross........,.... .10 Strong one year
,Turkeys Ducks....per.................,..... .......... ;25 to .30 prime, 2.50 to 2.75. Ch'n Rose, prime, Satsumas on 3 year old Sour roots at 40 cents each. Villa Franca,Lisbon and Eureka Lemon same
Geese poor demand ......*.-........ 2.75 to 3.25. Chili red, prime, 2.50 to price. I have samples in my yard and they are
New Beets, per loo. ...................... .25 to .50 3.00. Ch'n and Sa v., white prime, 2.50
{v Watercress, per doz....,.............. .25 STRICTLY FIRST CLASS AND
Cauliflower doz...... ...... ..... .... 75 to 2.00 to 3.00; fair to good, 1,75 to '2.25.Pineapple WELL GROWN...

Blackberries, qt....,........ .......... ..04 to .08 .
Melons.... ... ..... ....... ........... .10 to .20 e Send me your orders at once: so as to get trees in time for the coming rainy season. 25 per cent
Canteloupes, bbl..... ...... ..........i.oo to 1.50 Prices. in advance,balance on receipt of trees.,.
>_*-, c. ,A. BOONE Agt.
New York.-Pines are in fa\r receipt, ,
s : ,New York: ,Market. and choice move well; the range is from :F'1a..

t ',: Peaches--The receipts of Georgia,and 3.00to'12.0.0 per 100 for Strawberry pines. .,

..'";South Carolina have.been"liberal and considerabl&North'Carolina and 6.00 to 11.00. for Sugar-loaf. _Hoax; Not Hicks. >1'' /vwwwwvwvwvwvvwyv.- -
stock has been
-- = :. E. L. Goodsell Co.-One cargo, the ,
. : ',' .- ',' :received; the 'quality of offerings has Garret P. Wright, unexpectedly arrived QUICK WORK
From the Florida Ruralist. ,
: been irregular, nearly
'1 : very Saturday last, and sold at a low price,
:. f "J' showing poor color and small size; a few owing to the condition of the fruit, the LAKESIDE, PANASOFFKEE, FLA., In selling and paying for Fruits and Veg-
South Carolina have realized etables shipped to us is our motto. WIC
s : fancy especially overripe and besides small June 3d, 1895.
2.50 for average best, most HASTINGS FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER
? size. MR. ,G. W. ,, :
: lots have not exceeded 1.25 and 1.75 very BUY OURSELVES.. They are protected I
lower. Flat cases have sold at 1.00to P. 'Ruhlman & Co.-Pineapples are in Dear Sir : In the last issue of THE by our 40 years experience without default. i
" \ poor good demand, but supply is very short in ing a dollar. Enquire as to our standingand
'.: 1.25'when choice. filled in cor- '
RURALIST you an empty financial stability which any bank or
of the Yumuri destroyingher
,! Cherries-The market has been over- consequence with selection from the prophecies merchants having mercantile reports can
. :" stocked with nearby.cherries, and prices cargo by fire. Lemons are off but so ner a verify-then try us-WE BELIEVE OUR
have ruled low. California offeringsare is the quality; the steamships Lady Pal- of that prince of humbugs! Irl METHOD WILL SATISFY YOU. Send
. very name for our quotations. Stencil and
of very fine quality and even the mer'and Viola landed very poor cargoes. Hicks. For heaven's sake don't do your cards free. Letters promptly answered.

: finest nearby look small in comparison Pittsburg.-Pineapples, Havana, per it again. It is the notices in such
with them. 100, 8.00 to 15.00. Florida, per crate, 4,50to honorable papers as yours that keep FRENCH & CO.. ,
.' Melons-Receipts of watermelons 141 5.50. .
alive. We spend millionsof
snch quacks
mostly Florida. The demand has +i-. 116 Warren St, New York.
; not improved sufficiently to take the in- PittsburgMarket.. dollars for the cause of education ESTABLISHED 1855.

,.', creased supply and prices have ruled Canteloupes, per bushel 1.25 to 1.75; every year, 'and a sad reflection it is

? :_ weak and declining though quality of the per barrel and crate, 2.50 to 4.00. Water- that such absolute rubbish can be accepted -

: l' stock generally yery good. Some of the melons; Florida, per 100, 20.00 to. 30.00; for the truth by so many other

;. il ,. best cars have sold as high as 200.00, but per car, 225.00 to 250.00; egg plant, bu. wise smart people. Barnum never Bradley Red field. Eugene B. Redfield.r ..

" f i : most sales from 100.00 to 175.00 per car, 1.00 to 1.50; Potatoes, Bermuda Chili, said,a truer thing ''than when .he re
-.' and when cars are broken sales range 4.50 to 5.00; Rose, 3.00 to 3.25; Triumph, ESTABLISHED 1871.
; !\-:'. from 12.00 to 16.00, a few fancy 18.00'. to 2.50 to 3.00;; Peerless, 2.50 to 2.75. To- marked that We (Americans) like to

, !F:' 20.00 and in instances higher, and small matoes, per 6-basket carrier, .75 to 1.00; be humbugged." REDFIELD & SON,

\' !3''r.: or common down to 8.00 and 10.00 per Mississippi, carriers, .75 to 1.25. I feel confident that the prophet's (?)

j; .'< 100. SOMEKS, BBO. & Co. name is Hoax-not Hicks. See that Commission MerchantsAND
arrived but
< Muskmolons have freely,
'f. .
:i! ',.'' quality! has shown no improvement many Maddock owner of one of you spell it correctly after this.
Sidney parest will
.'t.I I.;:',, being over ripe or too green and such the pineapple plantations situatedat Trusting that .-
r,' ..:. neglected and very low. A few fancy West largest Palm Beach, Fla., was a'caller at reach the success it deserves, I am,

:.: fz' ;.:" .command 3,00 to 4.00 per bbl. and 1.75 this office this week. He reports having' Truly yours, Fruit Auctioneers,

>||I. '. to2.00per basket. received as high as $1 per pine for some JAMES H. LESLIE.

"..', Vegetables. of his shipments.-Fruit Trade Journal.. 141 Dock Street, Philadelphia, lja.
: ,, of Southern vegetables since .
; Receipts
We handle all kinds of Fruits and Vegetables,
.' ', "''to. Monday include the following: ,Penn. Some 'Florida Peaches. -. Samuel Filer, with a force of laborers either at private sale (which has heretofore been
Railroad 6,549 crates beans, 266 peas came in on the Delie from Key our custom) or by the auction system (recently
cucumbers, 9,634, 'P. Ruhlman & Co. received a consign- added to our business) as you may desire.
. 6,681 cabbage, 35,154 of lemon
West. ten-acre
Orlando grove
from ,
various ment of. Florida peaches
onions and 4,222
. : tomatoes, 3,518 ;
,;, ,... _. Old Dominion line 21,400 cabbage, 10,500 the freight by express on; which was 2.50 trees shows .what the soil, under in- FRUI'r TREES.FOR .
lemon- and
The were cultivation will
':-" beans 1,200 peas, and 4575 tomatoes. per crate. peaches telligent doj;
: ,
-: :. ', Savannah line 36,000 pkgs, exclusive of shaped, and each peach was wrapped in this, with his orange, mango and .. ,_-'
' : of which were heavy colored paper,and when the paper
: : potatoes; probably 25,000 box full it would other tender tropical trees, prove ORCHARDS.
.. 1,', tomatoes. was taken off a quart most conclusively that this is the soil SOUTHERN
one-Jialf of peaches.The
: for the week 5,000 bags Egyptian leaye about quart
.-'' : Imports onions. firm was offered 1,00 per crate for and climate for all citrus and tropical Write for Catalogue and price list. '.. ;..,

;-, 1;::.:":" Eggplant-Small lots have arrived from the lot, which is less than half the cost of I I fruits. Mr. Filer will enlarge his JENNINGS' NURSERY CO., ** 1\

;- Florida, and met a fair outlet from 2.00 freight alone,not counting the fruit, packing grove and add another ten-acres this

. :, 3.00 per half bbl. boxes wortFruit etc.! and this was Trade more Journal.than season,-Tropical Sun, Thomawllle, Oa.
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The Orange Outlook think that the trees are killed back Just two : ;- :
further than the at first shipped from there
Barnett Bros. the well- growers : "I
*' apples already
dealers in Florida and California
known In the greater..part of the orange that,for the Bay.-
1 fruits, of Chicago, have prepared section large seedlings are :: :H
-i elaborate circular their many :
: an giving Mr. S. L.
sprouting on the trunks and larger
I ,:: views and estimates of the in- ,
orange fruit 'I
branches. In places even theseare 500 grape
in the two citrus producing
dustry this week to set
killed to the ground. In some
: .:! States. They sent us a copy of it, to I ..*:1i.
on .
limited sections and an occa- : <
: be submitted to Mr D. W. Adams very ...;
sional instance they have fared better.
President of the State Horticultural .!ii!'
"' for his revision before publi-- When Mr. Barnett says that younger 7.t
trees were "entirely wiped out" he is .
.. We have room only tor J the concluding (with important exceptions) correct as I ) J
to that which is above ground but :
part ,
paragraphs of their circular, -- : : ::.
first ,
and Mr. Adams' comments. every day'strengthens my judg-- '.!, 1' ''' :
f ment that practically all will sprout at FOUR OF : ...:y:;
VIEWS OF MESSRS. BARNETT BROS. the root and if properly treated, will I ,7 i
I tit' make bearing trees much sooner than A certain railway ,
:i\; "When three-fourths of the total trees '.newly set from the nursery.Mr. where charge "the of fencing Page"on,,1s ;.1

11; supply is cut off,there issurely'a' good Barnett estimates, it will take the"honest answer opinion'so very as to :

,ti t prospect for the other one-fourth.I ten years to restore our groves to their large order for the .:
i. t. There will be ,no glutted markets, no former yield. It takes a bolder man the replies strongest were ;-:: i

'4 satiated appetites, no frozen stock in than I to either endorse or controverthis "the Page had been 1 : ....1,

;:q the near future, and good fruit will estimate. I have no means of ers"cheap"took such wire fences ,f'

+:' surely command good prices. ,And making an intelligent estimate. I do PAGE WOVEN' WIRE -: I

Vicc these conditions will prevail until not know how many groves will be -.f

|:v, Florida can grow; more trees. abandoned. ORANGE } .,.!
Do not think for moment that the p
f a Then there are thousands of acres
|I{ fruit growers of Florida are sitting of orange groves which have yieldeda ; 1

': down doing nothing. They' have cuts large aggregate amount of fruit in }
s down their and close to I am able to supply you !
f trees, pruned sections where very often frost occurs bud wood of
1. the ground. lf they can save the sufficient to kill all one-year-old shoots.I HAJIT'S TARDIFF .,'

g roots of their largest trees the growthwill doubt very much the '''wisdom of MAJORCA It UBI' _

be vigorous and from these few making any attempt to regrow such JAFFA. r;,

i .. comparatively old : trees some or- groves, but if a heavy white frost falls SANFORD'S J

: anges will come in three or four years, on such groves next winter it will MALTA MED.BLOOD.SWEET,

;' but we,understand all young vigorous ,complete the work of destruction andit ST. .
trees, those that have just come into would be not courageous but simply DANCY CHINA } : ,

bearing, and younger, are entirely foolhardy to. continue the unequal At the following_prlces; _,'
wiped out, leaving only:the stumps of contest. i 1000; $5.00; 3000 $ ; : :',
the largest_ trees showing any vitality. CASH }
; Then a good will .-
.many groves :
Jit this be, true, then for ten years to In Demons. Lisbon,, :,
chang owners and of the
many; .new same prices.
come; Calif6rniaorangeshayethefield, proprietors will be men of ho horticultural Buds delivered without
for it will take :that time to bring guaranteed to arrive ,
-or citricultural experience and booked for'
now June
Florida to her former .
up position.We .I":1;
the trouble with most such men is
do not Louisiana and
: forget
that "they know too things
the West,India and the Si- many .
,supplies, "
that: ain't so, and the evidence will Reference.-Orange
cilian fruit but
they cannot supply Cal. Florida reference .
be seen in their groves. It is too ;
,1 enough to change the calculation.While .
soon yet to determine what will be }
we do not,think the price will ,
the outcome even when just the right
: be believe the future '
f. enormously high, we thing is done..
will show a demand for the California ,i
JI" that will The trees put out shoots much ..
x': product satisfy every
more tardily than" expected but dur- Eve y ;'
}: reasonable man, and bring prosperity Sold 2
the l last two weeks of torrid weath. ;
1; to the orange growers of California. ing Grown ,
11 [The Messrs. Barnett Bros are greatly er without rain they have shown astonishing !',

in error when they imply, as they ; vigor and many sprouts "; ".

1 j': ::do, in the wording of t above, that from the collar are now five to six ,Askyour dealer : .\:{,

h the younger trees are killed root and feet high. Ferry's Seed : ;
k: 'branch. Nothing could be further Trees that were promptly cut into of Fine Vegetables ( :;
t from the truth. We do not believe I the ground soon after the freeze and Flowers.I D. M. Write ) ( i
grafted are making a magnificent Detroit ) t
.&1 orange tree in Florida was killed in : :
: the roots by the freeze; a few may have growth, and the'grafts are very much ; .

died from' previous di$e* se. Take the larger and stronger than the sprouts "
from the unworked trees. ::
..' "deadest" ,tree in the northern limits
of the orange belt today and expose its Present appearances indicate that s
foots, cut them off a foot or so out from five-year-old trees so treated will be Fraudi*

the stump, and they will sprout. We fully restored in two to three years,
; have personally demonstrated this.- and ten-year-old trees in four to five NO MORE

k ED. F. & F. G.] years. I fear, though, that this was Consumers of
f not very generally done, and its neg now know that d
lect will occasion a loss of from one to of 480 sheets and }.j
to ream as some
I three in the
years restoring
orange #

At the of and Mr. : trees. OUR "FAIR
request yourself I take pleasure in congratulatingour ij
Barnett, I have carfully examined the Printed Wrappers It
California friends on their golden, of 1000 each,
: accompanying article and more espec- but brief, opportunity; and I hereby numbered, in :
ially that portion referring to the con- give notice to any and all who are from 1 to 1000. N t:
dition of Florida
orange trees. HONESTLY :
planting new groves that when they ;
Unfortunately I have not visited a come into full bearing they will find our prices. Send ':

very large, portion of the State recent- us of natural size, doing business at to : I
. ":' ly, but what I have seen in this and I the old stand, and fully supplying the THE.JERSEY ,CITY ;;

other sections in the heart of the or- market,with Florida oranges. JERSEY \

ange .district, and what I get from DUDLEY W. ADAMS. N. B.-We do not ':<':;.

trusted correspondents, lead me to Tangerine, Fla., wrappers.

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j'/ 1895. THE: FLORIDA FARMER; AND FRUIT-GROWnlt. 413: -' I

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WEATHER AND CROPS.: satisfaction. Honey peaches are ripe. '. 'J:
Many orange trees are doing well, and ,. e ;::1

.JACKSONVILLE, FLA., June 25, 1895. growth ready to bud, but the majorityare
The One :
t just starting growth at the roots of Crop System

TemperaPrectpita- Sun- the old trees. Cotton is progressing
DISTRICT ,ture lion. shine. favorably. All small grain c of farming gradually exhausts the land, unless a Fertilizer containing a .
---- --- presents
NorCur- NorCur- satisfactory evidence of high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, a better soil, and a
F r week good yield.
_,:. mal, rent.. .mal. rent.Western. .
,Central District-The complaint of S larger bank account can only then be expected. .

... 80 79 1.47 1.44 uw; rains not being uniform over the district Write for our "Farmers' Guide," a 142-page illustrated book. It

is received. The closing days of is brim full of useful information for farmers. It will be sent free, and
Northern. 8x
79 1'44 0.32 .
u last week brought beneficial showersover
will make and Address
save you money. c
Central.... 80 a
80. 1.94 0.71 e a large territory. In some local-
Poll GERMAN KALI WORKS, Nassau Street, New York.
Soul ern.. 82 78 .1.o1 0.95 r-). ities it came a little late, and in consequence .

'. .. corn is "fired." Melons of (j) S

CROP CONDITIONS.A all varieties plentiful. Planting sweet.

potato slips occupies no little atten- JOHN L. MARVIN, .. ',
summary of the State indicates tion. Orange county reports good President. ';.1
that section of the CONRAD, 't
i a large. western corn crop assured. Potatoes already Cashier. Assistant CashIer. ...r
district received too much rain while '., '
planted promise well.. Rice dong CAPITAL $100,000. '
; heavy and badly distributed showers nicely. Grapes coming to market, -

characterized the fall over/other sec- and of excellent quality. The crop is TIONAL. ,
tions. 1'hat'territory'of, the western reported to be the heaviest ever known. .
!: district bordering on the gulf suspended Hay growing rapidly in Volusia county, '

: \work during a great portion_of and will be.ready to cut during,com JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, .:",

l the week. In fact, the only .labor ing week. Orange trees growing, and f espeetfally; solicits yours Deposits, Collections. and, Genea "t.I,;#

I that busied them. was setting out budding has commenced. Corn has Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE \-

I sweet potato slips, which occupied been injured in Sumter county. The .. "
t the attention of a large number of same ,county reports the melon INVITED. <

farmers. The week"was an excellent :''''.'$'
I crop as shipped. Reports indicate DIH O'rORS.. ;, ..
i one over the district for that pursuit. that Sumter county has suffered more John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell, Chas. Marvin .":;;'

The soil was in,good condition, and than other counties from the lack of H. T. Baya, T. W. Roby Judge R. B. Archibald. '... ':t1'
# "slips" will show almost immediate necessary moisture. Early corn was Judge E. M. Randall. C. B.' Rogers, W. M. Davidson, !"1
Dr' H. Robinson. John. E., Hartrldcre. .
growth. Notwithstanding exist- injured and the melon crop cut off :

ence of "blight" over portions of the. one-third.,, Sections of Hillsborough

district, the pear,crop promises abun- county report serious ,.damages immi-- SAVINGS AND TRUST BANKJ

dance; in fact, the fruit is now in evi nent unless conditions change. Polk ... .

.dence. county reports orange trees very satis- OF :F ORIDA,

Rainfall over the other districts was factory, and that' it is found but few JACKSONVILLE. :',

badly distributed.. Hot and dry con- entirely killed. The same county CAPITAL, $5OOOO. .

ditions dominated to a large degree. states that the corn and potato crops .
free from H. ,ROBINSON, President. W.. J. HARKISHEIMER. Vlce-Preg., ,..:
Crops are generally gra ss, will-be the largest ever. raised. Lake *
the only requisite now being sufficient reports potato planting progressing .,..:,":,
and uniform distribution of moisture. vines Pea. -
though are very scarce. DIRECTORS': ::
i: Western District-Cloudiness or nuts and vigorous.. Cane in ",' + : '
cowpeas ,
showery weather relieved at-intervalsby excellent condition. The palmetto W.'J. HARKISHEIMER,' PHILIP WALTER, ", R.'H'IIGGltTTr..tt1.:
sunshine.: The J. A. HINDIRSON, ROBERTSON, W. B. OWEN. :
burst counties '
\. a bloom promises' to be, very full and 1
skirting the gulf coast received too the honey yield abundant. Collections made on all points of Florida, and Remitted for on day of Pay- '_/
ment. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest, Paid on '
muchrain for farm work and
most Southern District-Sections of the Savings. '..<

;;, planters were occupied in increasing district bordering! nearest the coast received .
r"; the acreage of 'sweet potatoes. Melons 'generous showers during the

becoming 'very numerous. Fine week, exception being made as to Lee FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE. j
corn crop assured. Rice looks well. county, where'but little rain prevailed. ,
':; Pear crop first-class. Cane shows a Where conditions permit, the sweet !:;;;J

- prolific growth. Cotton healthy and I I potato slip is being put out. 'Shipment An Incorporated Home Association of Orange Growers for marketing Florida Fruit to the ''''--:J.
best advantage.-AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, $300.000.
. It is
pushing rapidly. a conspicuous I
. of vegetables about suspended.; BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes ,and paper. on
r fact that orauge trees transplanted after -I Niagara grapes have'begun to ripen, order. Write for price list and terms. '
the freeze are showing, a more satis- and are, now being shipped to points GEO..R. FAIRBANKS President.-: :-D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President..
factory growth: than those permittedto within the State. The quality is saidto ALBERT M. IVIES Gen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. ,TURNER Secretary.: '
in DIRECTORS-Geo. R. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill, Bradford Co.: Dr. E. E. Pratt
remain the old The
position. ; be excellent. The cow pea is being HillsboroCo.; John Fabyan, Lake Co.:,Hy Crutcher, Orange Co.; D. Greenieaf. Duval Co.;
i yield,of ,the Le Conte pear will be sections of J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady, Brevard Co.: F. Sampson, Marion Co. ; C. V. Hillyer,
i generally'planted over Marlon Co.; John M. Bryan, Osceola Co.; W. E. Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. 8. Moreman St.
i 1 very gratifying. Peaches ripe andbeing' the .lower counties. Tropical trees Johns Co.; O. F. A. Bielby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co.
i marketed. Oat harvested. Addressall correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange,Jacksonville, Fla, Stencils,
crop are putting out a satisfactory growth. furnished '
with full packing. and snipping instructions on application..
} ,.Northern! District! -The condition Copious rains along the East Coast

i of crops; can be measured by the dis- district have revived all vegetation JOHN CLARK SON & CON

,} t tributiop moisture,during the week., wonderfully. ,
l Where rain fell, growing

2 shows, its effects in the green and SUMMARY BY COUNTIES. Grocers and Commission Merchants

1 healthy color of the corn and a generally Western District:
5 revived'condition, in all farm DEALERS IN
Escambia-A week. Favorable
products. Detached sections of this rainy -
district ,were favored with good rains, ,for planting sweet potatoes. Corn Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

: while many counties, are suffering al- crop McMillan.assured. Pear crop good.- Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

: most acutely for refreshing showers. '
Baker-Rain made wonderful improvement
, Clay, Jefferson, Columbia, and parts in' both cotton a and corn. .' JaolrsonviUe, Florida. .
of other counties send favorable
very ''
advices. It has been too hot and dry beginning 'ripen. PRICt-I..IST. : WHISKIES I, :

F f in Lake county. The melon crop crop will be heavy.Reed.Santa MANONGAHELA RYE.... ................$1 5 CABINET BOURBON.... ....... ....... ..$6 oo
Rosa-Crops fine and,matur- PARKER ...... ............ ...... ........... 175 J. MARTIN RYE.......II.................... 3 00
,; over the district has been a large one Melons in market. Almost too ORANGE VALLEY........... ............. a oo VIRGINIA GLADES......................... 4 oo .
and the fruit is reported be of fine ing. SPRING VALLEy......... .... ..........-.. 2 so OLD BOURBON...,........ ........ ..... 5 00
much rain for low lands. Oats cut BALTIMORE CORN........., .............. 2 oo KENTUCKY SOUR MASH..i......,.... 5 oo
quality.. NORTH CAROLINA CORN... ............. 250 OLD BAKER......... ...................... 5 00
t j Vegetable s shipments! have largely and in market.-Carlovitz. CLIFTON CLUB.....:......., ............. 300 MONTROSE VELVET RYI................... 6 oo

if suspended. Activity in quarters where Northern District : JUGS EXTRA: One gallon, 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon, 750. Remit by post-office.
money order, check or registered letter. We cannot ship C. O. D. Remit with order. v'
: rain fell is manifested in sweet Clay-All in splendid condi-
planting crops
A complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List, sent free on application
1 slips. corn is rapidly ma- ion.-Roberts. v
potato Early '
,', turing, and its condition gives general Jefferson-Favorable week Corn JOHN CLARK, SON & CO.

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garden and orchard. Must have exceptional '
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recommendations as to morality and industry. J
pND HqMI Wages $30 per month. Position permanent to ;ft
proper person. Apply to P. II. Rolfs, Lake City, -:. ',::
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PUR BUD WOOD.-A limited quantity from my'>. :
in Candler. Grape Fruit Lemon, ; ....',''}
Tangerine, Parson-Brown Hart's Tardiff, Navel : >
CLEAN THRIFTY BUDS. Jaffa, Maltese Blood, Mediterranean Sweet and ', '...::1
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I BJWARI is the whole .. .
ORANGE. WANTED-Boone's Early Orange Bud wood, ',''a
I of Imitation trade any r Give source of original buds. ::4'\\
marks and label about r F. D. Waite, Belleview, Fla. 6-15-3 .'.{

1 .. MAJORCA, .',;.f:.
MEDITERRANEAN SWEETS.WASHINGTON BUD ''WOOD from healthy bearing Tardiff, .;:....;
NAVEL.ST. }'Tangerine and Jaffa trees, that have -.

I AR1'' 'AND HJUWR( SODA)) : MICHAEL, never strictly had first white class fly in or every red respect.scale. Guaranteed Cyrus W. ": :

p \ \ MALTA RUBY BLOOD BLOOD., Butler, St, Petersburg, Fla. 6-s-2 '::." ,"'d'o '..i

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TANGERINE. VELVET Beans, 5 cents a dozen, if self-ad- I- )t

fit pacfr'ages'' COSts no more than other package soda-never spoils pattern, for envelope home wear sent, and to me.Ladies Moccasin Home .'..:..'.;";.

flour-universally acknowledged purest in the world Journal stocking pattern, 5 cents each. M. G. -: :i;
Mills,St. Thomas;Fla.' 6-8-tf, w j.
j 1' Made only by CHURCH fc CO., flew York. Sold by grocers everywhere. GENUINE) Nunan, Bessie and Alabama Straw- '.1'
EUREKA, $3.00.per 1,000. Cherokee, $10 :'
4 Write lot Arm and Hammer Boob of Inable Red -'I1&$. LISBON, per 1,000. Julius Schnadelbach' &. Sons, Lock ti;.
Box 4, Grand Bay., Ala. 6-1-4 '.
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i Oil Silk,, i cent'a yard.. Send for' .. ,'"
'1 crop in excellent state, and promises Spanish Goobers and Irish Potatoes.. PLLIClr $3' PER 1000.' samples,' Waren & Co.',.:o,E 14th St., N. Y. ': ,.; \
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&* abundance. Cotton looking well ; CASH WITH ORDER. .
GROVE. too acres, to set ;}.:::.
.also and IRRIGATED years ,
.\r peas "pinders.Smith.NassauRainhas There is nothing on the globe that trees150 in other fruit trees, etc. :;. ;,
been much needed. will make half as cheap or sweet ARTHUR S. AUCHINCLOSS, For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F," The Palms, _' .:..

= r Rain to-day, just in time to save corn golden butter during the winter as Box 355, Lane, Park, Lake County, Fla. 42j-9m ;

from damage. Sweet potatoes being Spanish goobers (([feed vines with Reference. REDLANDS. CAL.. CHOICE Trees.ORANGE One, LEMON year old__ and buds on GRAPE four 1':. ',

: planted.-Jacques. goobers on them), cotton seed, and First National Bank, Redland. year old roots. Also bud wood. For sale by .. ,: '

; St. Johns-Rains early part of yam (sweet) potatoes. And I can almost Arthur Auchincloss: Redland, Calf 5-11-8 .

Ji r week did much good. Corn very: fine. say the same of Spanish goobersand PLANT STRAWBERRIES; The Strawberry ..;..
{i.1 Orange trees doing well. Majority cotton seed alone. Our will be greatly over done next year, .
cows .
and only those who plant under the best conditions ;; .. r.
J.t! putting out from roots of old trees.- will make berries
have being going dry before Christ RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, a profit. Lawtey are ;'
quoted in the New York Price, Current this :
''j! Boyer. meal and cotton one week;25 cents; three weeks::; cents 'Noth
mas on common hay, ing taken for less than cents. week. 35 to 45 cents;from all other parts of the -:
; Lake -It has been hot and seed. 25 State25 to 35 cents. Lands for sale or rent at .
; -: too dry By. substituting goober hay Advertisements for this column. :MUST be pre .
reasonable rates. E G. Hill, Iawtey: Fla.
:I,I for growing corn, potatoes and other (with goobers on) for other hay, our paid.Send no stamps larger than-two' cents. 5-4-tf) ."' ,

crops. Farming operations about cows kept up full flow of milk until Initials and figures count as one word. IF ANY ONE who has been benefited? by the -,'- '<.:

suspended. The melon crop is immense calving time this spring, and winter THE FARMER of Dr. William's AND FRUIT Pink GROWER Pills,will they write will re-to: -: '.",,..:..:.

and of fine quality.:-RosenAlachua butter at the South always commands STRAWBERRY PLANTS for sale. 300,000 ceive information that will be of much value and! ,: ': :1t
Newnans $2 a thousand.A interest to them. : :'.. .;..:;' ,." .
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,. .,.... berg.a. double that of spring or summer. liberal discount, for large orders: W. H.- BRAHMA, D.. B. Plymouth Rock and ,"'.', ''/.;11t'J Jii'!
Kemp, Lawtey, Fla. LIGHT
a. -; hot and weeK.. Irish the South 6-29-3 :,. .
Very dry potatoes at are never Turkey Eggs hatching, gi.oo dozen "h\-:;:; ,

All the crops: need rain. Oldest corn sold for less than '$! per bushel be- SPHAGNUM MOSS in bales or carload lots at suit the times.. C. Gomperts, Lady' 2-16 Lake.,'.' '.-.: 'w \

i suffering most.-Andruss.; tween October and,March, and todayare Fla. prices. T. K., Godbey 6-29-21 Waldo, CHOICE Orange and Lemon Trees and Bud- -::_.t ::

selling at $2 and $2.25 bushel. ? for sale; Address, I.' H. Cammackl;: .,.
I' Whittier, California. '3-i6-tf. -"...
Central District : CTRAWBERRY PLANTS; Alaba'tt-aNewnans ,''
rHernandoCrops And there is mistake but what
no we V Improved Good strong, healthy plants,' MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like .'7.
generally look can now\ make all the potatoes ,at the $2.00 per 1000. Special rates on 5000 lots or over. TO Bowker's Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Florida ; .;.,
Address Daveny & Kimbell,''.Lawtey,''Fla. 6-29-4 last Hundreds of: testimonials. For -, ,.
first rate. Promise of year.
a good corn
South the South needs and of most .
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particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, Fla. :' :.:: ;
crop. Potatoes, rice and cane doing I superior quality, by planting in Au- PHENOMENAL STRAWBERRY PLANTS., io-i3-tf ," ,'.
Florida Perfect flow- "':f;::,
grown :
i nicely, vegetables abundant.. Robert- gust seed from the spring crop. The ering, Large size. Very prolific. Good shipper. Agent's profits'per month. Will .'> !'J:
.t 'son. trouble has been that we could not always $i.ooperioo. $5.00 per 1,000. Chubb & Ward, prove it or pay forfeit. New Ar ; ':$
Winter Park,Fl. 6-29-4 S525 5 5 ticles just out. A $1.50 sample ".:../,
: Mascotte Lake-Fine rain Monday succeed in gettiIig'the tubers to and terms free. Try us. CHIDES- :, i

L- ',. '... -revived things. No rain before forfour' sprout in August. This is now obvi-- XTARIEGATED. SMOOTH CAYENNE PINEApple TER & SON, ;28! Bond St., N. Y. -.....>::, 1'

weeks. Some "fired." Mel- ated thoroughly preparing the land Plants, 30 cents, prepaid. Musa Ze- ppOR SALE for cash,time ortiade,orange groves, i
corn 40 cents, prepaid. J. F. Allen, Pine Castle, fruit and timber lands. E. RUMLEY, Keuka, ,=
ons fine and in plenty. Sweet potato planting the Tennessee Triumph, or' Florida. it Fla. -3-n-i6t ; <,..:\,

:vines scarce. Peanuts and cowpeas fall potato, and cutting the tubers in- FLORIDA ORANGE: BUDS for sale in large FOR EXCHANGE-Summer and winter hotel" "

-' ,fine.-Rosenberg. stead of planting the small ones wholeas Now ready. Warren Gaskill, North Carolina mountains. Owner must .. ::
Candler, Fla. 6-29-4 .
live in Florida.
Wants good orange grove. W. .
Volusia-Rain: little heretofore. There is surely a new B. Clarkson "
came a too late GIIMA 'S CONDITION will Jacksonville, Fla. 9'15-U :r--:.. ,
,for some of the corn. Cowpeas doing era dawning upon the South; this fall TI make stock eat and grow fat.' Given as a deal on wire netting. Prices cut in' 1i..1;;

: well. Melons plentiful. Sweet pota potato business, the cotton-harvesting drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack- ANEW. We pay freight. Write for our latest '-, : '.:'::
age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka, E. ,';::;'
price-list. W Amsden, Ormond, Fla. tf ''i'z zy
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; toes being planted.-Beers. machinery, dairying, general sheep Fla. 6-29-20 .,
and cattle raising our six to nine -,-,. .:.;,:
For Choice -:;;"- ..
Properties -
Sumter-Early corn badly injured -- -- -- ;
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.1 months' pasture, with waste products, BARGAINS I which must be sold at a !, ._ -.....,,tJ..,!
lack of moisture. Melon crop cut off :s sacrifice. On the St. Pe- t I ..', .},'
such as cotton vines goobers ; '!i 1
pea ,
; about one-third.-Borden. tersburg sub-peninsula, J .I'i.. "t
crabgrass, hay, etc.-Jeff Welborn, inFarmers' the Sicily of Florida;at Orlando, a situation un- i' :rI ,;',"
surpassed in the State for its charming combination I ':T:It
Southern District: Call.Professor of orange groves and lakes ; and at Orange "f' :
Lee-It, ,has been a warm week. .. ... .. ------ Lake Address, the heart the Editor of Florida's of this Citrus paper,region.Jacksonville, I 7. ..."._ .. "' ._-2&& &sm$3iF --r-'.'.:,;<
Have had but little rain. Corn is Florida. .
about gathered. Sweet being Roberts makes the point
1. .' planted.' Tropical trees show good that stirring the upper part of the soil WANTED. Wine buy Grapes made,on White shares.and AddressJ. Black. OF A RECEIVER : ;

growth.;-Gardner. in a dry time is better than mulch', to B. LaMontagne, Winter Park. it Not the Page Fence but the animal or thing ,"."fI
moisture because cultivation BERKSHIRE BOAR PIG WANTED, about 4 that undortakesto go through it. And isn't :,,,)tit ,,
Dade-Needed rains have,much improved -, preserve Full blooded. State lowest a great satisfaction to know that the "lie- ." (
all vegetation on the east coast. tends to.keep the roots below the price, f, o. b. Address "K," Linden, Fla. ceiver" is so competent to take care of and : ;,,
protect interests and deliver into proper ;:;
a Everywhere is seen the beautiful stirred soil, while a mulch draws the $125.00 Hall Safe, for only $35.00. Good hands when the danger is over? ."'t:
roots to the surface-not a good placefor as new and in perfect order. Ad- The land owner who puts up Page .fence :
green.-Cronk.A. dress Robert G. Bidwell, Box. 142, Orlando, Fla. should count it, not an expense, but a permanent ; .,
I them. He mentions the effects of .
A. J. MITCHELL, Observer, 6-23-3 investment. Like good substantial \
.t' Weather Bureau Director. cultivation in dry seasons in California buildings it adds more than it costs to the. .,,. ,,"'
WE CAN SPARE some excellent budwood. value of his property. -1'. :;
) 4I ,,where they have no rain from Mostly' Nonpareil, Homosassa, Magnum PAGE WOVEN WI FENCE CO.AdrianMich. ; ;:
I Bonum ana 8 Perhaps other varieties .. ,:
Last Sunday was a stormy day on May to' September. Yet in orchards later on. Price, $1.00 per 100, post paid. ; \;;

the Bay-:-blowing and raining almost and'vineyards he saw the top soil as Supply intendent limited., Milwaukee Address Groves A. L. Duncan and Nurseries, Super-, There is yet time to plant' sweet t' ,1

4" continually. This has been an unus- dry and fine as an ash heap, but one Dunedin, Fla. 6-23-2 potatoes in Florida. They are one of = ;:: '.:'

ually wet month so far, and fears are could kick away this dust and find Plants, after June the chief necessities life in the; ;;f "0:

.i being entertained for the pines.- moisture three or four inches beneaththe JAMAICA SORREL S 25th. read: 2S cents. South, as (hey are one of the luxuries, -'. }.> r
Thirteen for cents. Post free.
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'48 to 55 hours between Savannah, New York and Philadelphia, and

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ifer kfiinS jS iSEi (Pier 29. E.; R.) STEAMER Florida. .
I., Friday, June 28th, at 3 p m..... .... 'CHEROKEE"..........Thursday, July 4th at 2.00 p m
, l' Tuesday. July and, at 3 p m........ "SEMINOLE" ..--t': ..Sunday, 7th, at 5:00: am
v F_ .: S rJI g; 4n Friday, 5th, at 3 pm..... ...."ALGONQUIN" ........Thursday, nth, at 7:30: a m
Tuesday, ", gth, at 3 pm..CIIEROKItE". .... .. Sunday Mth at iooo; a m'
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;. Tuesday, 16th, at 3 p m.... ...... "IROQUOIS". .........Sunday 21st, at 4:00: a m
Friday, Igthat3pm."ALGONQUIN"; ; ......Thursday 25th, at 7:00: a m
Tuesday, ,'23rdat3pm...... ......"SE nNOLE".......Sunday 28th, at g.soam
26th at .... .. ..... .Thursday
Friday, 3 pm. "IROQUOIS" It Aug. ist, at 2:00: pm
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the present and until further notice Steamer "YEMASSEE" is intended to
Jacksonville and New York: First-class, $25.00 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion,. 843.30Steerage ; ,
$i-.". sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

Jacksonville and Boston i or Philadelphia: Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00;; Excursion; < $47.30 ; CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at .:
-' Steerage, 1425. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and
' (Central or goO Meridian Time.) all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior pointsvia Philadelphia.

City of Augusta..... June 23, 5.ooa.m.
City of Birmingham............... ..... .-..... ....... ..... .... ....Tuesday, June 25,. 7.oop.m.
Nacoochee -.. ;...;.;.... ...... ...... .Friday, June:28: 1o.ooa.m. .
I Kansas, .. Snnday, June 30, 12.00 noon
City'of Augusta. Tuesday, July 2, 2.00p.m. .
City of Birmingham"..- .. Friday, July 5, 5.00. m. ST. J"OIIN"S: ::: JIVE I..I :E.
....Sunday, July 7, 6.ooa. m. -
Kansas .+4.-m.Tuesday, July 9, 7 00 p. m. -
.City of Augusta.... .>. July 12, 9.OO a.m.Cityjof ,
.Birmingham........ ..". Sunday July 14, xo.ooa.. m.
,Nacoochee .......'.......... .. .......Tuesday, July 16, 12 00 noon
.Kansas.City' ..-... :. Friday, July 19, 3.00 p.m.' For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City of Augusta............... ....:. July 21, 4.ooa. m. the St. Johns River.
City of Birmingham...... .-....?..".. ...Tuesday," July 23. 8.00a.'m. .'. .-;.,;.x.: ........ '.........Friday,'July 26; 8.30 a. m. ".g.di
Kansas City ..;...."..:.'..: .. Sunday July 28, Io.3oa. m.City.ofAugusta '
.. ,... ,.... Tuesday, July 30, 12.30 p.m. .. .' ,\ .' ; ;;

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City of Macon .,.'- Thursday,.July n, 8.00 a. m. '
. ........ ............ .......'. ..... -..'.,'"..0.....Tuesday July 16, 12.00 noon appointed to sail from Jacksonville Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:00: p. m., .
;1 Gate Cit .. ;.. Sunday,' July'21, 4.ooa.m. and returning leave Sanford Mondays, and Thursdays at 5 a. m.
i\1s City of Macon ...................... '.... ............ .... ....... ... Thursday, July 25, 8.00 a. m.
,( Chattahoochee.....'. July 30,.12.30 p. m.

,:T' ". FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA; General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville

(These Ships do.NOT Carry Passengers.) .1
a. Dessoug..... ..... June 22, '4.3op. m.Dessoug .
.. .......... Tuesday, July 2, 2.00 p. m.Dessoug. A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, New York. 't i
.*. Friday, July 12,' 9.00 a. m.Dessoug. M. H. CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager Bowing Green, New York. .?;
... July 22, 5.30 p. m. D. D. C. MINK;, General Freight Agent. 12 :o. Delaware avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. .
TIIEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, 5 Bowling Green, New York.F. .
THESE PALACE STEAMERS M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville, PI*,
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. .
I" Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad.
\" Through Bills of Lading, Tickets, and Baggage Checks to all points North and East. See your P. & CO.
,\i; nearest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to Gen'1.Agents,
; J. P. BECKWITH. G. F. & P. Agent, New Pier 35 N. R., New York.
""i R. I.. WALKER; Agent, C. G. ANDERSON; Agent 12 South Delaware Avenue. Philadelphia. 5 Bowling Green, New York.
] New Pier No.35, North River.'New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga.
I RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents,.Lewis' Wharf, Boston
f W.,,I, .JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia. *
W. H. RHETT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway New York.J. W.. A. HOURS. ESTABLISHED 1875. J. B. BOURS.
" D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway, N. Y.
J. I,. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. ;SAMPSON: General Agent,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston WILLIAM, A. BOURS & CO.
W. J. FARRELL, Soliciting Agent. WE. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt., ,
o' WALTER HAWKINS. Fla. Pass. Agent,
New Office, 224 West Bay Street Jacksonville. ,
Grain Garden Seeds and Fertilizers .

300 Acres In Nursery. One Acre Under Glass. Thirty-Seventh Year.: ,

2121 wli'r BA S'X', JAOKSONVILLE, I47+A.

Specially adapted to Florida and sub-tropical countries. We Handle Only the Best and Most Reliable Seeds. A Comple Stock of
FRUIT I TREES Peach Oriental Plums and Pears, Japan Persimmons,

Strawberries, Guavas, Giant Loquat, etc" etc. Rare Conifers and Broad-leaved Evergreens, Camel Corn Oats Flour Bran Wheat Grits Meal .;.. ;
lias,Azaleas, 50,000 Palms 20,000 Camphor Trees, Hedge Plants, Open Ground Grown Roses. The Hay, ,
Green House :Department> is complete in plants of every class suited to Southern Horticulture. Cat-

alogues.. No free.Agents.Address p. J. BERCKMANS, Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta,.Ga. Cotton Seed Meal Both Bright and Dark.

12 Trial Pks 15 clSm

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To any farmers In the.United States or Canada who are .
not acquainted with the extra reputation l\1arbleheadAeed '
have honestly won for purity and reliability, we will send a Star Brand Fertilizers bpr' MURIATE OF POTASH '

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sample package (a little below ordinary size)of each of the ,
V'' following 12 choice varieties, nil of our own raising, for 16 '
cents which will but little( moro than pay for the cost of putting GUARANTEED; ; ANALYSIS. JP9L SULPHATE POTASH I "'. :
p&a! Cp11 up and mailing Crosby's Early Beet, White Spine Cucumber, m '. w''

'leaved All-Season's Dandelion and, lied TTard and heading Yellow Cabbages Danver, Onion Danver, Dutch Carrot Parsnip, Thick- Orange Tree and Vegetable[ r KAINIT, Etc ,. .:.:

Comrade Tomato, Sugar Pumpkin, Lackey's Corn. Catalogue FERTILIZER. "' :. '. .;
Home Grown Seed, Free These Fertilizers have no superior In the> market, and a trial will convince *_. : '
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\ Summer ? of our brands of fertilizers, you will be another season. We have obtained

11 Have you tried our New York house yet in order to determine whether larger returns for others. We can do it for you. I ..

a company who is interested in securing high prices for your products can Obtaining higher prices for your crops will increase our fertilizer business -
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Try us with a shipment at the same time you ship to some one else. If Broadway, New York, for stencil.



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 Iatlc-Without it Inferior

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:
The Paine Fertilizer Co.,Jacksonville, Fla.:
Not Only Destroys Cut Worms acid Other Insects, But is a '
GENTLEMEN-I have read with much interest Prof. Pratt's analysis of
Good Fertilizer-200 Crates Tomatoes to the Acre. your Lime reported in the Farmer and Fruit Grower of the 9th inst. I pur-

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

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; ;
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

Cut Worms and other insects which destroy vegetable plants, but thatit the use of your Insecticide and Fertilizer Lime. Less than four months ago

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 I'

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 ]NO. 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 opinionsfrom

that I cultivate. Yours very respectfully, all sections of the State. This insecticide will save your strawberry
C. A. McCoLLUM. plants it used during the summer.

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