Florida farmer & fruit grower
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055765/00357
 Material Information
Title: 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
Physical Description: 29 v. : ill. ; 33-50 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: S. Powers
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 23, 1895
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
Coordinates: 30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1893; ceased in 1899.
General Note: Description based on: New ser. vol. 5, no. 19 (May 13, 1893).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038466
oclc - 01387403
notis - AKM6256
lccn - sn 95026761
System ID: UF00055765:00357
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Preceded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower
Succeeded by: Semi-weekly Florida times-union and citizen

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: ::--,., : JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA -NOVEMBER: I 1895. Whole Vo. 1398 NEW SERIES. .
':'' 8* Powers, Publisher and Proprietor 23, Vol. VII No 47.



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i: .;.' & CO. Park 99 Place .NEW YORK. COMMISSION, MERCHANTS.


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Before buying your Nursery Stock,investigate and know what you ate getting. Know that

:; G. L. Taber's Catalogue for 1895-6. you are THE buying of a Grower POMONA.and not a second or third hand NURSERIESare dealer. *

I Enlarged, re-written, newly illustrated; 60 pages; 50 engravings; model of typographical: art.
market with the most Extensive! in the State and offer all Home Grown Stock. Peaches.. Plums Pears.
and of Culture. Most recent in orchard and
Latest practice best methods experience
, varieties new and old. Japan Lemons Persimmons on both Grapes, Figs, Mulberries, Apricots, Almonds Satsuma and other Oranges and

i 75 varieties of Roses al''' field grown a"d Budded and Grafted. Ornamental Trees,.Shrubs etc.
' ., :..' is describes varieties of fruits and ornamentals offered
Which sent free
-t .' ., ; upon application over 300
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, .( for FLORIDA and lower South including: f
: It will pay those intending to plant Orchards to visit'my Nursery and Experimental Grounds.
: Satsuma on Trifoliata...Hardy Orange on Hardy Stock. Write for Catalogue and any information wanted, W. D. GRIFFING, PROP.- ,_

i' GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES, ____ _____________ ________Mucclenny 1<')11.


:. Send in your orders this month for Bud Wood Trees and Roses

; GRAFTED PECANS. We can furnish 75,000 Eye buds for donn'!nt and next spring'budding. Orders booked now'for
delivery in October and November. itst-class Duds and 'true to nan e, Standard varieties as fol-
lows: M-jorca Jaffa, Ruby BI od Hart's Late. Parson Brown, Tangerine, Homo!asI-a Medit-
I THE ONLY WAY TO GET erranean Sweet, Satsuma and Grape Fruit Buds well packed and sent to tony pa't,f the Slate'for
I Trtfollatd. 'Celestial Fins, 60 cents per 100; $5.00 per i.ooo. 10.000 budded Ont'ge' Trees 2 104 feet"high', budded on sopr and
for Peru [Trees. Satsuma Orange on trif liata stocks, from i to il%in. at the strnrid.' Buds in-erted in the stump at the' -O'tnd' ((not in
One Year Trees now full of Fruit. JSverbearltiff Mulberries for tlw Yips andCtitclcens the roots)and cm be protected by banking this!' winter.
I Peach, Pear, Plum, Persimmon, Loquat> and Fig Trees Large three year old White Niagara
Elberta Peach Trees liy. l Tltoiiaanil.. Grape Vines.
Send for Interesting Catalogue. ROSRS.
, THE OLD RELIABLE ARCADIA NURSERIES, Fifty varieties of roses budded and on their own roots. The famous Marechal Nil Q specialty.Our .
roses have proved to be well adapted to this State. For full particulars send for descriptive
: J. H. GIRARDAU, prop, catalogue. and price list. Address,
Interlachen, Fla.


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I: o cL have 'Unusually Large and Fine Stock of Hardy Palms: Cherries cannot be raised in Florida,. but

I / Shrubbery, Trees, Vines'and all Manner of Plants i iI | ,

I "L p1DA' for House, Lawn or Orchard. t ORANGE CHERRY PLUMcooked
: Fruit,J rees, Economic Plants, Ferns, Orchids, Bamboos Cac u", Etc., for every situation and
for every: climate. Plants sent safely to all parts of the World We pack by mail,and pay postageat in any form or made into pies, tarts, jellies, jam, swee pickle, preserves,
Catal Send gut for large rates,catalogue or send large illustrated plants and by express priced.REASONER. or freight. etc.,. are fully equal or superior to tho:best cherries of the Nort I. The tree is an

, BROS., Oneco, Fla. enormous bearer, ripening its fruit for six or eight weeks in July or August'

I: GENUINE BERMUDA ONIONS. "It Is a puzzle to eVl'lriybotdt.o' Unit plum and halt cherry: !In quality) 'and l appearance.: You have area
t rensurearmer ..ower. -
Our stock of this popular variety is now ready for delivery. Beware of spurious "The Cherry Plum Is valuable acqulslt'on to pur list: of fruits "-Florida Agriculturist.
"Cooked It 1 III equal,we bel'eve' superior,to the Early Richmond, the most valuable of all cherries for
Itulian and California stock sold by northern houses at $2 to$2.50 per pound. ('uUnarYlUI'posell.} The sauce Is very rich lu coloring and flavor a letter color and richer flavor than that
i of the cherry,and free from the strong acidity of the plum,and leaves nothing to be desired In the(cherry
GENUINE.Both line."-Halifax Journal.
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Varieties, White and Red, Packe cents; .oz.15 cents; 1 oz. 25 cents' ; About 200 fine budded trees, 4 to 5 feet, well branched, 65 cents each, $6 pr dz.
.1 lIb. 85 cents; 1 lb. $3.00 post paid.

H. G. HAS' 'MNG Ss 3 CO.,, SEEDSMEN.: XVJVT. Lt. ORANGE Danville:, Fla.

I Interlaohen, Florida.

Catalogue free on application._ THE LAKE GEORGE ''NURSERIES

fine lot of Budded Trees for sale for of' and'
are offering a season 95 96, including a lipiitcd supply of

FRUIT TREES' Specially Adapted to Florida.Oriental GENUINE BOONE'S' EARLY. TREES AND BUDS'

Pear. Plums onPlants. Marianna Stocks Japan Persimmons Giant Loquat,Strawberry Also Grape Fruit Tardiflfs, Magnum Bonum, Mediterranean Sweet, Bessie Tangerine andcommon
Japan Broad Palms Orange, Sanford's Sicily Lemon and Villa Franca I.emon. Grown to
Vints etc. Rare Conlferae, Leaved ltvergreens Cametiasz So 000 stakes. All on Sour
Grape The Greenhouse Uelartment Is largest and stocks. Write for.prices
Camphor and cinnamon trees,JWBC ---- ; to'V.
10.000 the Southern grow Agents th.<\ ''v. I3AWI INS &" SONS,
Address DEBCKMA1NSeAugusta, ,Ga euNo
SrhSJtTculture Catalolue free r, J. Georgetown, Fla,

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> State Agricultural FLORIDA l Colle ege,1' .1 ?AEDAIsY"PLOWIAn "

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MONDAY, SEPT. 30 1895. Implement That Every Gardener and Strawberry

regular courses Agricultural -
,Latin-Scientific, Women's,equiv
alent in length studies and honor. Graduates!
of Latin-Scientific course receive degree of A. B.; Shortest Quickest 'Most Attractive >
of other courses, degree oi B. S. ,
A one year's Business Course giving thor- : :
ough instruction in Commercial IawArithmetic, i o J3JPJ3> .
Penmanship and Book-Keeping.
A year's course in Stenography, TypeWriting BETWEEN .
and Telegraphy, fitting students for business. FLORIDA POINTS AND THE NORTH
Graduates of these courses receive certificates of
proficiency.A .
course in Piano Music bas been added Florida Central and PeninsularNEW .
under an associate of the Toronto Conservatoryof ... .
Music,giving best facilities to students of the ;)J.f'iI.,' .,''. ..j;-
;,;..> : :.; I
Piano, at a reasonable charge. THROUGH ROUTES. r-\,d'.; < ., :j'
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Military Instruction under a graduate oi .; : j.
New York to Jacksonville by '
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West Point. The young men are under Military New Florida Pennsylvania R. It. to Wash- ; "1,
Discipline similar to West Point The and -
ington Southern Hallway to
College, Physician attends all students without Northern }Columbia, Florida Central & /P. "

charge. Lake City is one of the healthiest placesin Air Line.Cincinnati Peninsular to all .principal = ', ,1"'...
America. High Pine Land. Pure Water. In points In Florida.Cincinnati "
eleven years there has not been a death at the R J
to Jacksonville t ar
College. All courses are open to women. Stu- by
dents not prepared for the Freshman class can Queen & Crescent to Chattanooga R
enter the Preparatory Department. and } Southern K'y to Ever- ",
To all students from Florida tuition is Free! in Florida ette, Florida! Central & Penin-
all departments except Piano Music. Music Limited. sular to all Important Florida ..
students pay a reasonable charge. Students points.
from other States pay $20 a year tuition, music Kansas Kansas City, Fort Scott & : .
I extra. Young men beard in the Mess Hall at$10a i and City Memphis !t.It.to Kansas i, E nJn "
month. Young women board with families in JacksonvilleThro' 1 to Birmingham, Southern 1t y rJ .
j town at$10 to$h5 a month. College year begins L.ino to Everette, Fla. Central & ,, ;f.', ;,
September 30, 1895. Peninsular to all Fla. points.
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For catalogues. address Louis to Jacksonville by
Short Line to Du Quoin,
O. CLUTE PRESIDENT, Holly Sp'gs 1St. Central to Holly Sp'gs, The best Tool for',intensive culture ; saves the expenses of a horse ;
LAKE CITY FLA. lioute. City, Memphis & Birmingham -
J to Birmingham,Sou. does the work just how and where you want it done.
ll'y to Everette and F. C. & P..

Sioux City & Chicago to Jack- -- --
STETSON UNIVERSITY sonville. Ill Cent. to Holly
JOHN B. Holly, Sp'gs. }SP'gs, K., C. M. & B. to Birmingham Thousands: of acres of Truck and Strawberries are cultivated entirely by hand.
liouten Sou. It'y to Ever- This little plow has been perfected with special reference to Florida use and i
DELANO, FLORIDA. ette and the F. C. & P. with the assistance and suggestions of Florida growers. I

Louis'ille & Nash'illo, River
For both sexes College, Normal School, New'Orleans Junction. F. C. & P. only
Academy, Art School and Conservatory of Music, To }route with through sleepersJacksonville
An institntion of first rank. Faculty of twenty between New Orleans and
teachers. Seven elegant buildings, heated by Jacksonville. Four Points and a Wrench Go With Each Plow. .
steam lighted by electric ty.,,Hot and cold water
baths. Thoroughly equipped gymnasium. De- i! C. & P. has 700 miles of track in .
partment of Physical Culture, with Military Drill Florida running through the

for young men. Library of 6,000 volumes. Read- Tobacco Jtti/ions' Given with this paper to new subscribers for; one year for $5.00 f. o. b. at our
ing room, with all leading periodicals and daily Stock farming and Dairy: Section,
and weekly papers. Thoroughly equipped Jfeacn and Strawberry Lands, Store-room.
chemical and physical laboratories. Separate Orange, Banana and Pineapple Country, FARMER and FRUIT GROWER
buildings for Music and Art,Schools, with artistsof Phosphate Belt. ,
established! reputation in charge. Opens Has the Silver Spring. and .
October 2. Send for catalogue giving Tull.inform- Other Pine Scenery.The J ACI1S0NVILtLtE::: E'LA.
ation, to Great Hunting Country.
JOHN F. FORBES Reaches the Noted Fishing Ground
President. Has the best lands for tillage, greatest vari- N. B. Special low rates given for Pony, Clipper and Hammock Plows in con.
ety of soils in the State; and above all nection with the paper. Write us for terms.

Runs over the Central Rldgeland
Where It Is High and Healthy.
lorida Prosperous towns fill its route and it otters
the best freight facilities for any produce to WHY ?
,andsOranges the Northern markets. Send for the popular

((4 Go the Corn off the Cob and
with its spirited, words and beautiful music on "Niggering Blistering your

% descriptive of an actual Florida Homo, and Wearing the Skin off? Buy a"CYCLONE"
Sorts which Is gotten up In elegant style-Six pages
J of full sized best music paper, containing also
a picture of a home in lorida and a huntingscene.
It'is mailed on receipt of 10 cents (in CORN SHELLER.SEVERAL .
investments stamps,to pay expense of distribution.)
Send also for the best map of Florida (sen REASONS WHY YOU
free) and note the towns on its route.A.O.MAODONELLG.P.A. "
;:::Developments I>II I' SHOULD .HAVE ONE.
Jacksonville, Fla.


., The Fla. Cent. & Peninsular R. R. It Is fully warranted against breaking or getting .
Address, out of order by fair .
'" Offers to Iu Vii k, any usage.It
G. D. ACKERLY, Shippers takes less power to do the same amount of
The Shortest and Quickest Route 't4 II =- work than any other machine of its size ever

TROPICALTRUNK LINE BETWEEN a There is no time lost after you are through
: FLORIDA AND ALL POINTS IN Shelling by picking the cobs out of the shelled
FLORIDA. titi corn as the machine takes the corn all off the
JACKSONVILLE. THE EAST AND WEST. LSk cob, drops the corn in the box or basket, takes
With Improved Ventilated Cars, this company the cob on around and throws it off at the back.

Is better equipped than ever ever to li? Ilrn .. Bya little practice with it you can easily shell
handle the Orange and Vegetable Crops, and > y one bushel of oars in about minutes or less.
1 insure close connections and prompt despatch The sheller is small but it will 1 do the work of
' Known to all Easteru and Western Markets. : _r ? many a larger machine.

Everywhere.Sold Through oars to destination without y z The spring can be adjusted to any tension re
ohange or delay. 5 -- quired and can be loosened when not in use, thus
Everywhere. Perishable freight followed by wire and avoiding any chance of its giving out.
j Grown Everywhere. shippers advised time passing various Junction f INIm A shelter wrench accompanies every machine.
points and arrival at destination. ,, h I //

RR* SEEDS All claims for overcharges and loss prompt The manufacturer of this machine is rated in the Commercial Agencies at $isoco and is
adjusted. personally known to the iWitor to be a responsible man, The
See that your goods are marked
Isk dealer for them. Bend for
Ferry's your Heed Annual for 1H95.: via F. C. & P. R. R. CYCLONE CORN SHELLERIs
valuable to all planters and lovers For information call on or address the un.
of Fine Vegetables and Iteautlful dersigned tC. : not a worthless claptrap affair, but has genuine merit.
Flowers. Write 'for It-Free. E. TAYLOR, Trav. A'gt Ocala, Fla. Retail price $3.00. Given with thepaper one year for $4,00 or as a premium for three new
1>. M. FEIUir CO., W. B. TUCKER, Gen.A'Jfl. Orlando, Fla. subscribers at $2.00 each, Address all orders to
Detroit, Mich. O. M. IIOLDEN, Trav. tit.!{ Leesburg, FlaW
R. FULLER, A'g.t,1.'ampa, Fla ,
Or N. S. PENNINGTON Traffic Manager, '
Jacksonville,Fla. Jciolcson.vll.ie, II ici.
W, H. PLKASANTB, General Freight Art


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DORMANT BUDS AND SPROUTS buds in citrus last winter by banking; able to hold up a cylinder full of soil ard in Pennsylvania shows that one
we brought through a large stock and around it. In this case, it should be acre of the various fruits given here
Banking is Safe and Gives Effectual the buds are now as large and fine banked around the bottom to steady with removed from the soil potash, nitrogen -

Protection.Editor for their age as I ever saw. and support it against the wind.If and phosphoric acid as follows:
I Farmer and Fruit-Grower. Several times I have had occasionto any reader thinks this is too much Phosphoric

; Ever since the frost knife did its bank yearling sprouts from stumps fussing and that the game is not worth I Apples,360 bu.Nitrogen...23lbs. Potash.34 Ibs. Acid.2lbs.
j cruel work, we have diligently studied frozen to the ground-not single cases the candle, he had better quit the citrus Pears Grapes, 335,8160 bu.Ibs..13Ibs...... 10 Ibs. 22 13 lbs.Ibs. b BIbs.lbe.
your pages for instruction how to but several hundred trees-and have business right now. All this above Peaches, 335 bu...-Ibs. 401bs. 8Ibs.
,j I bring back our grove to its former found it, as with older trees and nursery entails no more labor than good Northern It would not be good judgment to
beauty. Soit.e time ago, we found stock-an effectual protection and not orchardists bestow on their young apply precisely the quantities indicated
something to this effect, that every detrimental. In fact, there is no possi-- trees, tramping the snow around themto above with the expectation of obtain-
\ wise grower would see to it, that ble 'danger of injury this winter froma keep out meadow mice, smearingthem a full crop. The new wood growthand
: I every tree was banked before the last repetition of last winter's cold if the every few weeks with vile com- foliage must be accounted for, as
week in November. We prepared to "yearling sprouts" are banked. The pounds to protect them from rab- well as an allowance for losses through

, do this. Some one wrote to ask if yearling sprouts" have this advant- bits, etc. fermentation, drainage, etc. It is also
! paper or bags would not do as well age over large stemmed trees-if --.0 impossible distribute small applica-
as earth:: ? The reply was, that nothing frozen down to the top of the bank of Fertilizing Orchards.It tions so perfectly as to bring all within -
I I but earth would protect properly.. earth, they will replace the lost woodin is a very general practice to let the ,arena, 01 the growing plant.
Our trees:: look fine with sproutssix a few months, and at the end of orchards take care of themselves as Notwithstanding the fact that the resi-
eight and ten feet from base, or the season be as large as they would soon as they have been brought to dual effect of manures is economicallyalmost
I crown of roots. We gave the order have been if not frozen. the bearing stage, and there is little valueless, it will prove more
I to bank; and our head man looked After an experience of about twenty doubt but that this is the cause of so profitable to manure considerably in
I sorrowlul. We found he was opposed years, in banking orange trees, during many profitless acres of fruit scattered excess than to risk the crop for> a year.
I to the plan, for he said : "Your trees which time I have never seen a tree throughout the central and western While there may, be ample supplies of
I are not in condition to bank. It the injured by this practice, I think it safe States. It is very easy to understandthat plant nutrients in the soil through direct .
sprouts were up high on the, trunks,, to say that it is an effectual means of i orchards must be fertilized for application as manures, it is good
: then I would say bank by all means; reducing, the damage sustained by the i precisely the same reasons that the agricultural judgment to be sure theyare
but these:: sprouts all come from the trees from freezing to a minimum, at wheat or corn fields are fertilized; there. A year lost in an orchard .
roots, and it you cover:: them three the same time involving no possibilityof cropping removes potash, ''nitrogen, is exactly the same as a year in one's
: feet up, as you propose, they will injury as a result of the banking, to etc., in apples and other fruits, just as life lost-the one can be gotten back
: turn yellow and die." But we replied young trees, old trees or "yearling it does in cereals or 'root crops. But about as easily as the other.
I : "THE FRUIT GROWER says to sprouts." A. H. MANVILLE. this is not the only reason. In soils Orchards should be regularly ma-
:II bank." "Does it say to bank sprouts Glen St. Mary, Fla.A being constantly worked with the nured with materials of a high degreeof

. and all, or to bank stems up to TREE PROTECTOR. plow, harrow, cultivator and other implements availability. Barnyard manure' will
) sprouts ?" We hunted the back numbers The mentioned the natural store of plant not do; its nitrogen is partly available,
for a reply to this question, but our columns tree protector last week is called the in rood in the soil is constantly taking but the potash and phosphoric acid
I nothing could we find.Ve went to available forms; manures are worked are not. Ntw wood will be formedin
Boss Tree Protector made of
yucca into the soil at the most advantageous abundance it is orchardwe
our friends and to our surprise, lound and is manufactured in' Los ( a bearing -
palm, time and place, and nitrification is have in view ) and little
they were in the same perplexity, California. The address of : : as new
and the most of them had concludednot Angeles the manufacturers, is Yucca Manufac promoted by the nature ot the male- wood as is consistent ,with bearing
rials incorporated with the soil at the should be the aim of the
to bank at all, and so take the Post-office Box spurs agricul
chances. One friend remarked : "1 'turingCompany, 329. actual time of tillage. turist. There is another point of not
slit side and
is tube
wish these wise men whose advice It a on one pro This subject of available plant food, less importance. Fruit from i improp
vided ''with hooks that it be
I can
! we so eagerly read would take ,the around, the tree fast- so to speak, is ot the first importance.It I erly-balanced manuring will not only
quickly slipped is not enough that the soil is amply keep badly but also lack flavor.
. ground, that In this matter, we are all ened together, and filled with earth if Try
like little children:: and must be told desired. Prices 18 inches long supplied with potash, nitrogen, etc., the fruit of an abandoned and un-
the A time before anything is but these elements of fertility must be manured orchard; it has little distinctive -
I every inches
$12.50 per 1,000; 24 long, I in such form to be flavor and is
as readily
,I said about C, D or G., inches present lacking
$15 per 1,000 ; 30 long, $17.50per I assimilable to the growing plant hselr.I both in form and color. Manuring is
We find that no grower, about us, 1,000. Diameter not stated, but I
I This'availability" is largely a matterof a provision of Providence, not an accidental -
intends bank trees but the ones judging from the illustration, apparently -
water solubility. That is, if the ma acquirement of plants. Thereis
below the six inches. .
I having considerable stems from to ten terials are soluble in the soil moisture, the very best reason for its being
sprouts. Will you be kind enough to SOME DETAILS. they 'will sooner or later be brought done, or it would not prove of utility.A .
let, us know through your valuable pa- Where the grower expects to cut within the range of soil agencies which fertilizer for apples should have
and thus
per, if this is right or wrong, the sprouts off and bud them next will fit them for the immediate needsof approximately the lolluwjng formula : ;

greatly oblige a large number of your spring, of course it is not, necessary to the growing plant. The soil maybe Ammonia lour per cent., potash, actual -
I readers no doubt as anxious as our- bank them more than a foot or so exceedingly in all the elementsof six per cent, phosphoric acid,

selves. high, merely to preserve a section plant nutrition, and still be practi--,. available, two per cent, or double the
AN ORANGE GROWER'S WIFE. long enough to bud into. If the cally barren. ,At the Rothamsted Ex- figures with higher grade goods, eight,
Orange Co., Fla. sprouts are to be left to grow up as periment Station in England the fertilizing twelve and four per cent, respectively.The .
We at once wrote to several growers seedlings, it is well to bank as high as value of excessive applications ol ammonia should be about one-
who have had experience in the mat: possible, so that, if the frost shouldcut manure was accurately determined.The third nitrate of soda and the remaindera
ter above mentioned, in order to learn off the top, there will still be results demonstrated the fact that good packing house ammoniate or .
whether their views coincided with enough trunk left to make a good what is called the residual effect of ma- fish scrap. The potash may ,be either.
our own. The first reply we give is foundation for a tree. nures is of greatly diminished valueit as kainit or muriate. The phosphoricacid
from Mr. A. H. Manville\ whose almost Where there is a large number of is unprofitable to manure this year is preferably as acid phosphatein -
life-long experience as a nurseryman sprouts around an old stump, it will for the crops of succeeding years.In this instance bone is not the equiva-
in Florida renders his opinion of not be practicable to enclose them ina considering the fertilizer require- lent of acid phosphate, though it is

exceptional value. tube, or even in a wooden box. In ment of orchards, it must be remem- such in ordinary tillage crops. (X the
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: this case, it would be advisable to se- bered that little or nothing from the fertilizer as tabulated above, about 600
Replying to your correspondent's lect the largest and best one for a harvested crop it self finds its way backto pounds should be used per acre, and
inquiry about banking for dor, leader and break off the others.close the land on which it was grown. well harrowed in. To use less wouldbe
mant buds and yearling sprouts ?" about it, so as to permit it to be en- The leaves in part are returned to the to "skimp" 'the orchard.-S. PEA
When in the nursery business near closed in a cylinder or box. The soil, as well as a part, at least, of the COCK, American Cultivator. >?
,Crescent City, I began the practiceof others left outside would have to take prunings, but the fruit is removed 4
banking the dormant buds and their chances, and they are worth wholly. It is well known that the M. H. Johnson planted eight acres
other stock some time in the seven- saving anyhow only as a means of absorbing twigs and new wood are relatively rich in tobacco at a cost of three hundred
ties and continued it regularly for a some of the superfluous sap of in potash; the leaves are also very rich dollars, everything included. From
number of I found it in no the old system of roots. in potash, etc., but every farmer well the eight acres he sold 4,400 poundsof
detrimental years.and an effectual pro If the sprout selected for the leader knows that but little of these find their cigar leaf for $1,980, leaving hima

way tection. Here, in the Glen St Mary should be-as probably willsappyand way back to the orchard soil. Now, as profit of i,680 on the eight acres

,Nurseries, we saved all our dormant weak on its base, it might not be to the fruit: An actual test in an orch- planted,-Floridian. ..


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-'.740 -- ... Ttttt; >PARMtfK f / AKt Ml U IT-GROW EH.Bisulphide :fi'oVMlsl; 1t Qt: ,

of Carbon as an Insect plants or insects, on account of the About the fifteenth of this month to plant growth secure plants else-
icide. above named insects. At present it Mr. Barnes will commence shippingthe where and give the crop a trial. You
Editor Farmer and*ruH-< rower: has been more than two months since crops from the groves,now owned will be pleased with the result.
Various references have been madein the last moth has been seen, and the by the Citra parties. Each grove moderate. frost does it no harm so
regard to this chemical as an in- beetle is almost as rare. owner will mark the fruit with his individual it is a safe crop to set out now.

secticide. As it can now be boughtfor To sum up: If carbon bisulphideis stencil, ,but every box that Plants set out now will come off
about ten cents a pound it seems to be used against insects living on will be shipped will have stencilled about the time the bulk of the northern -
within the reach of most people who plantsor near plants, the' experiment upon it, "Orange river Oranges," celery is consumed and therefore
have any use tor it. should be made, on a small scale, and and it is proposed to establish a bring a good
Last spring some potted chrysan- applied on a large scale only after one reputation for these oranges on that price.H.. G. FLETCHER.
themums were severely attacked by a is perfectly familiar with its effect on name, that may yet become as Holly Gate Farm.
plant louse, an aphis. As these plants both insects and plants. famous as the Indian river oranges. Paradis, Fla. '
had been received from a nursery in We have no record of damage done Every orange, is to be wrapped in ? .. .
that ,condition it was desirable to kill from carbon bi sulphide to stored grainor tissue paper upon which will be The Plow of the Future

the insects before they should migrateto seed, nor to fine goods when usedin stamped 'Orange River, Lee county, The physical effect of fertilizers in
other plants in thegarden.The dwellings. The liquid and gas are Florida," and our. county will derivea changing the relation of the soil to

potted plants were placed in a both highly inflammable, hence all fire tremendous advertisement throughthis heat,and moisture, is of more impor-
tight box that would hold about two should be kept source. It is likely that this tance than the amount of plantfoodthey
bushels. About two ounces of carbon away.P.. H. ROLFS, fruit will all'be shipped by steamer furnish.
bisulphide was poured in three dishes Fla. Agr'l Col. and Exp. Sta. direct to Tampa, where it will be The effect of" fertilizers depends

placed in various parts of the box, so Lake City, Fla.Selling_._ transferred to cars for shipment to largely upon the seasons. Changingseasons

the fumes could penetrate all parts. at a Home. western markets.> .Tropical. News. have more effect upon, plant-
Four thicknesses of canvas was placed than does the in
Notes on Celery Culture. growth plant-food
While in Macon, Ga., on October
over the box and weighted so the Editor Farmer and Fruit Grower: the soil.
I was attracted to a colored man
fumes did not The box and 19 conditions of heat and
escape. with a hand cart load of fine Kieffer The past year has taught the farmers Physical
contents were left in this for fifty moisture determine the devel-
way. pears. On inquiring, I found that he the necessity of diversifying their largely
minutes) when the canvas was removed was offering them three for five crops. High freight rates and low opment.and yield of crops.
,also the remaining liquid car- cents which I pears prices for vegetables have left a very Deterioration of lands is due not so
thought was
' bon bisulphide. The insects were ex cheap. I afterwards spoke about very the small balance on the gain side of much to loss of plant-food as to changesin
amined and found to be in a stupid most of our accounts. the texture of the soil in relation
price to a prominent grocery
condition showing little if heat and moisture.
; very any Celery is very successfully raisedin
woman who me this point. Said \
01 lire they would have been gave of the rain-fall is ,the
signs ; she, I know from experience, North many parts of our State, and the Making use
pionounced dead by a majority of and South, that the same rule appliesto culture of it is a growing industry.Our most important consideration of modern -
people. fruit everywhere in hand- success here in the,culture of this I ,agriculture.Cropproduction.
'1 he plants were then returned to growers is limited
their fruit commis- delicious vegetable has led to many not directly -
ling they ship to
their usual place and the number ot sion men the;commission men don't inquiries as to the method we em- by the amount of rain-tall.but by
lice on several noted. These plants ; ploy. For the benefit of your readerswe the amount of moisture in the soil.
want to keep the fruit, and to get rid '
were examined the next day at the ot it they send out'"hawkers"' on the will give you a short outline of the ,Production of crops depends upon
same hour and it was found that methods that have secured our success the control of moisture and heat in
street-to sell at price they
any ;
sevemy-f ve per'cent of the lice werein get. The hawkers make their' re- I year after year. .j the soil.
a healthy! condition and feeding as turns, the commission man takes out The growing 'of plants is the first ,As heat cannot be controlled. the
though nothing had happened, while his "fees" or price for selling, and if thing to consider. This is usually whole art ol cultivation\ ,should ,be di-
the plants were showing the effects of anything is left it is returned to the quite difficult, unless the land is pecu- rected toward the control of'moisture.'
the dose plainly and several that were producer, supposing the commissionman lia!ly adapted to their growth. Seed Present methods of cultivation are
Learest the dishes seemed more dead to be honest. This woman, al. beds are prepared on damp land by detrimental to soil and do not accom-
:than alive fur two weeks, after which she thoroughly pulverizing the soil and plish desired results.
though was a grocery woman, related -
j they resumed their normal condition. the experience of a fruit heavily fertilizing it.Ve begin planting The continued plowing at a certain
, V This insect has been used for the .who lived five miles from Fort Valley, the first of August and continue depth causes a hard packing of :the
louse on cabbage (Aphis brassicea) who had a crop of peaches valued at until the first of December. Plants sub-surface which forms a_ watershed,
with very similar experience. $2,500, for which he was offered $900 grown in August must be sheltered causing surface,drainage and'' erosionof
About the same time an ants' nest The from the hot sun and heavy rains the soil by which thousands, of acres
by a traveling buyer. owner
established itself among coleus in a I thought the price offered too low, but Later they only need protection from of fertile lands are rendered barren

cold game ; this chemical was usedto his wile, being a sensible woman, argued -I the rain. The August and September every year.Subsoiling. ,
destroy the ants. It was used near the matter with him in this way: I sowings make plants ready for the (loosening of the under
some fine plants, which showed the "Now, John, you know that you owe field during the last of October and soil to a depth of'one and a half to two
ettects ol it in twelve hours. The $600 on the 'place. This man offersto the month of November. These, with feet) admits the water to the subsoil,

plants thus effected were transferredto I pay for the picking, packing, proper care, 'should mature for the prevents the surface drainage and a
new beds and to new soil, but all delivering you, etc."; you and I and the holiday trade. October and November consequent erosion of the soil; takes
was ol no avail ; while they lived for children can do it all and get paid for plantings come off in the spring; away surplus water without washingthe
over two months they were scarcely our work. There will be $300 cash when there is ready sale for the crop surface and retains the moisture for
larger at the end of that time than after paying what you owe, besides in the Northern markets.: future use of crops. '
when the insecticide had been ap- what we get for our work, and whetherthe Moist land should be selected on Subsoiling affords the'only means;'for
plied and the plants were then thrown fruit is good or bad, we get clearof : which to grow the crop. We plant in controlling moisture in the soil arid is
onto the compost heap. all risk, enough to pay us well. Go furrows from two to four inches deep the key to successful crop raising.
From a number of similar experiences to the bank to be sure the money is laid off four feet apart. In these The modern, plow is but an improved -
I would advise every one to there, and close the trade before the trenches the plants can be placed six type of the primitive forked stick,
know.what they are doing before using man backs out." The advice was followed inches apart. Thorough fertilizingand and does not, accomplish satisfactory
the treatment at wholesale. It has and later the man was enviedhis culture are necessary to their results, but, on the contrary is an ene-
also been used against the aphis on good sale.-Rural New Yorker. growth. When the plants grow to my to fertility, and the common subsoil
egg plant with doubtful utility. ---- ...o_ the height of eight or ten inches the plow is unsatisfactory in many ways.
For destroying ants in hollow trees, I, "Orange River" Oranges. blanching process can be begun. Thisis Existing,conditions and the future,
under sidewalks, along buildings and Twelve mile, or Orange creek has accomplished by drawing the earth I prosperity of the farmer depend upon
in the garden, I know of nothing thatis outgrown the old names, by which it up to the plant. This must never be the production of an implement which r
equal carbon bisulphide.For has been known locally for many done when the plants are wet with shall be a radical improvement on the
killing wood lice about trees years past.: The loss of the large or dew or rain as it will cause the plantsto modern plow, and which shall revolu-
and other places it'seems to be a"per ange groves throughout the State has rust or.rot. Choose a dry part of tionize modern methods.
fect success, doing the work completely suddenly brought the hitherto almost the day when the ground is not too The future plow must not only
with no apparent harm to the trees. unknown groves on this! creek into damp. As the plant grows the earth thoroughly pulverize the surface to a
ItJ value in killing off the carpet great prominence. Men who made should be drawn up from time to time, proper depth, but it must leave the
beetle and carpet moth should not be Orange Lake, of which Citra was the allowing only the top of the leaves to subsoil in condition to receive and re-
r overlooked. When the Department of center, the greatest orange producing project above. tain moisture for the use of growing
Biology moved into its present! quar- section of the' United States, have now Many who attempt to grow celery crops.
ters it was so over-run by these insects become interested, in the groves on rail to raise the plants and therefore Where is the genius to, invent, '

that it was difficult ''preserve either Orange river; I give up. If your land is not adapted ;where ,is the skill. ,to construct, ,and

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where is the money backed by nerve from the bottom of Tsala Apopka lake As the result of variety tests extending slightly from those given in the differ-

and determination to manufacture and in Citrus county, by F. C. Fishburn, over five years, twentyfivewhite ent reports, but does not change the

push to successful use the future plowof president of the Central Peninsular varieties in seventy-five tests av. final result. .

the American farmer and of the Muck Mining and Manufacturing eraged 43 'bushels per acre, while With that basis, we find the resultsof

. world Western Plowman. I company. The specimen shown was twenty yellow varieties in sixty three I the work of the'seven stations, which

-...-=-, i taken from beneath a three foot layer
tests afforded only 38 2 bushels. have made more than fifty tests each,
The Vinelesa Yam. of ordinary muck. Ordinary muck "The published records of similar to be as follows :

Perhaps no other vegetable novelty contains a great deal of sand. This work done at other stations have been I

which has been introduced in the muck seems to contain none, but appears examined very carefully, and have

South in recent years has caused more to be pure vegetable mat- been found to correspond very closely White. Yellow. Excess

comment than the vineless sweet po. ter gelatinized. A lump of it when with the results secured at this station. w om, cJ wd, vwu .

tato. The experimental stage has pressed with the thumb, swells back to In the preparation of:the following .'C'v
been 'passed, and the value of this variety its original shape. A knife blade summary the 'flint' and 'flour' varieties =S.t t1I: '" =S.t t1I: ? v p.s,:.. o4
like that of the bunch Lima bean shaves it without of xD a xy a
striking a grain have been excluded as having no ,. ..
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has been established beyond question\ grit. The shavings resemble par- interest for nu B : Bu. Bu
corn-growers ; Arkansas...... 14 36.7 14 36.6 0.1....
In Bulletin No. 28' we stated that the ticles of glue or India rubber. The and the records of varieties of which Illinois ...... 54 63.1 tot 62.0 LI ....
tops of the vines (leaves and stems) thinnest is black and Indiana .? 16 54.8 28 56 3 ...... 1.5
shaving opaque, I the color is not given, or which have Kansas..... 53 54.2 67 53.1 1.1 ....
could be cut with a mower. It has even between an iridescent light and made yields of less than twenty bush- Louisiana ", 30 47.15 9 39.7 7.8....

been stated as an objection that the the eye. An analysis is said to have ,els, per acre, have been omitted. The Ohio.Mississippi..... ..... 25 25 55.4 43.0 34 20 38.7 51.3 .....
ground is usually too rough to run a shown that it contains - -
an unusually exclusion of these varieties makes the '
: Total, or avo 48.2 .:::
217 50,7 273 2.4
mower. over. With nearly a level culture large proportion of ammonia. figures 'from, the several stations vary J

we have grown over 300 bushels The bed from which it came is prac-

per acre of this variety, and all the tically inexhaustible, being three feet

tops could have been easily cut a thick and covering a large portion of The St. Augustine Route

The value the ,
mower. high of tops Tsala Apopka.The .

for feed has been proven, but it is bestto company is now building a Jacksonville St.
Augustine & Indian River Railway.Time .
feed them green, as they do not cure plant at Inverness, the roof of which
Table in effect April 6th, 1805. .,"..
well. Frequently it is a good practiceto will cover two and a half acres. It

mow off the heavy tops and leave will operate three scoop dredges. The THE ALL RAIL LINE TO LAKE WORTH.

the gritty runners.on the ground. Ow- muck will be mixed with soft phos-

ing to the short vines of this variety, phate and put upon the market as a SOUTH; BOUND. NORTH BOUND.

which seldom grow over two to four special brand of fertilizer.-Times- '
STATIONS No. 23 No.31 No.35 No 37 STATIONS. No 32 No.38 No 36 No, 74. No. 78
feet long, I have planted it in the cornfields Union.

I and grown it with fair success between -- -- II IIi Lv Jacksonville. ..... 10 551311250PM 1> 715PM Lv W Palm n -.... =o -..... .. ...... 'I.15A.M
the rows of corn. The ground Corn Culture.A i Ar St Augustine .. 1155131 2 OOP.M 8 15P.M .. Riviera. ...... CIS ab ...... .... 'I 24A.M:
of results obtained dur- Lv St Augustine ....... 12 05PM ...... .. .. West Jup .......oo g ....,. .... .... 'I SOAM
i can be cultivated later, and the crop summary .. Hastings... .. ...... 1240PM ...... .. Ilobe S'l& ...... ..... ........ 8 04AM
can'be harvested easier ing several years at the. MississippiState ..EastPalatka.' .12fi5PM...... .... .... ..Alicla.... ......8(J) 25AMAr
t than when running Palatka ..... 120PM. .Stuart............ g. ..... ......... 838AJ.tLvPalatka
J varieties are used. There is only and other Stations shows that .... t f.. ...... 12 3OP.M ...... .... .. .. Jensen.. .... .. oQ ..... ........ :
shallow cultivation proved superior to .. .. Eden............ Ows ..... ...,. .... 8401M
one strain of the vineless potato that'we Ar San 'I ateo.. } .. 210 PM ...... .... .... .. Ft Pierce .... .. .:d Co) .m...... ...... .. .... 10 OO'uL
....... .....
San 'I ateo. 11 Ao AM .
can indorse. There are two others deep culture. v .. St Lucie. a a.;::;; ...... .... ... 926AJ1
ArOrmond Jc't.. ..... 220PM .. ... .... .; mro .........-...... 125P.M
somewhat inclined to be vineless, but' "We have examined the records of LvU..moIld..... .... ...... 2 28P.M ...... ........ ...Melbo'ne..I" .,.... ... .s.. 1111A.V
J 16 such tests made at thirteen differ- .. Ormond Jc't.. 2 4:0P.M: ..... ........ .. ..... .dd .......... ...... ISOP.AI,
the foliage is much less dense, and the .. Daytona ..... ....... 2 SIP.M ...... .... .... :. Hock'dge .IOfZ = .
stems 'of the leaves are not nearly so ent stations, and find that sixtyonetests ...,Port Orange. ....... 300P.M... .... Hotels. ...... .... .... ....1150AM
of cultivation .. New Smyrna ....... 500.uc ........ .. Cocoa .... ...... .... .... .... 322PJI
long nor so heavy as in the case of the deep gave an aver- .. Oak Bill ...... ....... 3 4:0P.M: ...... ....... .. CltyPolnt .......p.: ..... ........ 1213P.M
vineless. The other whichare age yield of 64.9 bushels per acre, .. Titusville..... ...... 7 40A.M ...... .... .. Titusville ...... = ..... .... 500PJI
true two, .. City Point... ......;! 4: 50P.M ...... .... .... .. Oak Hill ....... :M: m .... .... .... I 16PJI
perhaps varieties of the true vine- while fifty-five tests of shallow cultiva .. Cocoa.. .. .... ....... 0 SOAM .. ........ A.r N Smyrna .. .. =".S ..... .7 3OP.M
tion an of bushels .. Uockledge .. Pt Orange ...... a": w ...... .... 2 OlPJIIIotels
less, judging from the resemblance of gave average 74.7 ..... ..... 51OPM ..... '.... ..... .. Daytona,. ...... :I. ;:::3.... .... ;... 2 09PM
the foliage and vines have not a difference of 9.8 bushels per acre, .. Eau Gallic .... ....... ,1128AM ...... ........ ArOrmond J ....: b S ...... ....... 22Qrl..!
'proven than fifteen cent favor .. Sarno...... .... ....... 54:8P.M: ...... ........ Lv Ormond.w;:::: d, ...... ...... 2 25PM
I themselves to be as productive here as or more per in .. Melbourne.... ...... 121ORM ...... .... .... ... Ormond J i..... oo..J ...... 2 40PMSt :
vineless. This of shallow cultivation." .. Lucie ..... ....... '1,30P.M .... ......... .ArE Palatka .. ....w:;:! oo ...... .... ... 4: 05P.M
the true may account Ar Fort Pierce... ....... .4: 3OPM ...... .......Ar S 'Iateo -...... ._..., -.. ,. .-....-..-.. .-.. ....
for the partial failure some have reported The value of the tops, when topping ...Eden...... .... ....... 805P.M...... ........ LvSl\lateo\ cs .... ..... 2SOPJI
Jensen ...... .......... 811PM ...... .... ... .. ;;
practiced did not : for' -- ----- S -
on the vineless. In one 'of was compensate .. .Otuart ........ ........ 819PM ..... .........AP.Itk a.. .. .. ........_C1I ...... ... 4: 3UPM
these strains there is not only a varia- the resulting reduction in the yield of Alicia ......... ........ 832DM ...... ........ L v P aa I tk a.. ._...... c.rJJ.. c, .... .. _3 AODM
.. Hobo Sound.. ..... .. 855P.M...... .... .... Lv Hastings ... r+ ... .... 4: 20P.M
tion in the vines and tops, but also in corn. .. West Jupiter. ....... .. .908P.M...... ........ArStAug'ne... ..I. ::!:::3 ... ... .... .4.55P.M.:
One has all the flavor and "The, records of seven other stations .Riviera... ... ...... 9 36PM ....,. ........., LvStAug'ne700AM <:)< ....... .... .... 500PJI
the tubers.
Ar 'V Palm Beach........ 9 45P.M ...... .... .... Ar Jack'ville 8'151M Z.s c 6 00PM
color of the true vineless, but the other where similar work has been .. ... .............. .... ... .... .... ...... ........ .. .. I 000 ::::::I:::::::: ... ..
resembles very much in color and done show the average yield of the

quality the pumpkin yam. This being fields which were topped have been Connections via A. & W. Branch. .

bushels 'while the __ _____ __
68.3 per acre, untouched m
true, the vineless is likely to becomethe .
check plats averaged 81.3 SOUTH BOUND. NORTH nOUND.
parent of art entirely new race of

sweet potatoes, ranging in quality from bushels-a loss of sixteen per cent STATIONS. No.1 No.3. No.- No.STATIONS.. No :. No. 4. No. 4.Iw. .

the soft, sugary yams of the South to from topping.
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the sweet, mealy Nansemonds!: of the In the work which has been doneat New Smyrna.... 7 OOAM 3 3QP.M ..... ...... Lv. Tampa....... ...... .... .... !9) 45A.M ...... .
this station stripping the leaves has I.alco Ilelen....... 8 28AM4: 15PM ...... .... ''h issinlmee...... .... 650A.M 12 OOn .... ....
North. Orange City. .... 8 52A.M 4 26P.M ...... ...... .. .... 7 40AM 12 30PMArOrangoCityJuno ........
The vineless found caused an average decrease of over 9 OOA.M 4: 30PM ... ... Winter Park..,.,.. 7 .1A.M 12 45P.M ........
was growing in the of De Land...... .. .. 10 15AM ...... .... ...... Sanford. ..... ...... {9) OO.\.M\ I 5OP.M ... .... .
among some dills of the yellow yam eighteen per ,cent yield corn, Sanford ... .. .... l'OOP.M' 510PM ...... ...... DeLand............ .... ............ 3 5OPM
which has made the fodder cost $14 h Winter Park. .... 1,55PM, 6 O'ZP.M ...... ..... Orange City Junc.. 12 2QP.M11 45P.M 4 45P.M
potato in Mississippi in 1884. Just h Orlando ...., 2 10PM 6 ISPM .. ..... Orange City.... ..... 12 28 M! -1 53'.M 4: 53P.Mt.
how originated is not known, neither per thousand bundles, besides the Kissimmee...... .2 45.N6: 5OP.M ..... ...... Lake Helcn... .... 12 37P.Mt 5 J5PM 5 I5P.M
labor of pulling." Tampa ..... 1515P.MO 4:8P.M: ...... Ar. New Smyrna. 120P.M. 6 45PM:! 645P.M
have I been able to trace the origin of
the two varieties from the vineless with At the station early varieties aver- All Trains dally between Jacksonville and St. Augustine.
Trains south of St. Augustine daily except Sunday.
certainty, but all the evidence I have aged 31.7 bushels of corn per acre, Trains 31, 37. and 38, make no stops between Jacksonville and St. Augustine.
that while late varieties yielded 41.4 bush Trains: } and 78 carry Buffet Parlor cars between Jacksonville and West Palm Beach.
been able to collect goes to prove Train 35 carries Pullman Buffet Sleeping Car en-route from New York to St. Augustine.
these varieties were found also near the els. "Our best yields have been from Train 37 Is composed exclusively of Pullman cars, excepting on Mondays, when train is

time :and place of the true vineless. varieties which require 140' to 170 equipped rain with 38 carries regular Pullman coaches.Dining and Sleeping cars on route St. Augustine to Now York
it to insects cuttingoff days for their full maturity via F. C. & P. and Southern Hallway, daily.
Perhaps we owe and Cars St. Augustine to New York via
which indicate Train 38 carries Pullman Sleeping Dining Atlantic -
the vines, or to the well known Analyses are, quoted I Coast Line excepting on Sundays. .
'variations that dent and flint and yellow and I Tram 38 Is composed exclusively of Pullman Cars, excepting on Sundays when train is
tendency of plants to produce -
equipped with regular coaches.
that this excellent white varieties have practically the Train 78 carries Buffet Parlor Cars West Palm Beach to Jacksonville, also Pullman
or "sports, composition and that locality Sleeping Cars en route St. Augustine to ':New York via Atlantic Coast Line : also Pullman
variety has come into cultivation.- same Sleeping Car en route St. Augustine to New York via F. C. '& I). and Southern Hallway
Station. exercises no marked influence in this Passengers on Trains 31 and 78 have twenty minutes for dinner at Ormond Junction.
Texas Experiment This Time Table shows the times at which trains maybe expected to arrive at and depart
-.....------ respect. The method of selectingseed from the several stations, but their arrival or departure at the times stated Is not guaranteed -
A New Industry. corn is described.No ; nor does tho Company hold itself responsible for any delay or any consequences arising

Senator Albert Williamson showed advantage\ was obtained in rejecting herefrora.
to' a "Times-Union" man yesterday a kernels (from any part of the J. R PARROTT, JOSEPH RICHARDSON,

sample of a peculiar muck being dug ear, as tip or butt. Vice-President. General Passenger Agent.

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of the State; He ought to be quick, tion, has been given to the handlingof
Tobacco.The for the time is close at hand for the the crop the planter has obtaineda ;i Poultry.

preparation of the seed-beds. This fancy price.-Middle Florida Indus- ------------------------------------------------.
State Should Act. agent should not be a mere book- trial Bulletin. ... Edited by S. S. }DeLANOY Apopka Fla.
It is difficult to exaggerate the importance worm, to dawdle for months on tech- Soils for Tobacco.A wwmwSelecting
to Florida of taking com- nicalities, but a man like a brainy Cuban Breeding Stock.In .
some pointsto
and immediate advantage her' i with few in whichto grower gave
plete ; lawyer, only a days
Marion Times which
the seem to be where
mating breeding pens,
golden opportunity. It seems able immense up
present prepare a case, to cram an -
almost providential that the insurrec- number of points within a pertinent: For successful cultivationof fancy points are not the first object,
y ; tobacco the land must be sweet, but rather and
tion in Cuba, which threatens the I week. strong, quick growing
partial destruction of her great indus- + 9 mellow, high land, bearing a natural large size fowls are desir.ed, I would
try, should be at its height in the year Sumatra Tobacco in Florida. growth of hardwood trees. If under- take the greatest care in, selecting the
when Florida's.characteristic industry' By far the most important part of laid by calcareous marl rock, so much females that showed the points desired,
the better. It must have good, natural as I believe they influence the desira-,
also passed under a disastrous eclipse. this industry is with reference to a typeof
drainage, be supplied with fresh ble qualities in the chicks more than
The thousands of colonists who are tobacco grown from imported Sumatra -
water, and must be sufficiently remote the sire, especially in size and strong
entering and will enter Florida this seed. The United States has been
winter to take advantage of the sud- importing tobacco from the island of from the sea to be unaffected by salt constitutions. I do not mean that any
den cheapening of real estate, and the Sumatra since 1880, and the imports : water borne inland by storms and kind of a male would do, far from it,
thousands of orange growers who find have increased from year to year. It high winds, as chlorine is very detri-- as, of course, the nearer we get the,desirable -
their occupation for the present gone, has been demonstrated beyond contra mental to the quality of the tobacco. qualities in him the better re-
must have some profitable staple to vention that this high grade type of tobacco The Cuban says "from thirty to fifty results we could expect. In breedingfor
which to turn their attention. Sea can be grown in Leon and Gads- miles back from the coast.:" But it is fancy points too much care cannotbe
Island cotton is not expansive enoughto den counties in Florida in its higheststate ,certain that here in Florida, where used in selecting a male, as in that
suit an ambitious man ; he cannot of development. Experiments hurricanes are almost unknown, a case the cock is half the flock, and it-
force the grade up above a certain have been conducted for the last four less distance than thirty miles will it necessary in selecting ,males for fan-
.level, a little above medium, nor the years with imported Sumatra seed, butit suffice, though such may not be the cy feathers that ee should from a good
profits per acre more than a few dol has been exceedingly difficult to ob. case in Cuba. strain possessing the qualities desired.No .
lars above the limit of a clod-hopper. tain a sufficient quantity of pure seedto Such limited experience as we have matter how good the bird may be,
had in tobacco growing'' in Marion he is than to throw,back to
Vegetables are treacherous; theyare ; raise an entire crop. This difficultyhas more apt
full of the lottery element. One now been overcome by the expen- county up to the present time, is altogether the defects his ancestors possessed and
of the foremost fertilizer dealers of the diture of a large amount of money, confirmatory of the very I thus ruin a whole year's breeding,
State said to us the other day, 1 and it is safe to say that the countiesof strongly expressed opinion of the throwing a person back just that much
would not credit a man with fertilizerson Leon and Gadsden will in round Cuban growers on this subject. The time in building up his breeders to suit
a vegetable crop, but I would on numbers produce not less than 3,500 flat piney woodlands contain too his fancy.
tobacco, even if he had not raised it acres of Sumatra tobacco grown from much salt (chloride of sodium) for to I hope to be able to attend the Exposition -
before." There are splendid possibil the best type of pure Sumatra seed bacco, and are almost totally devoidof at Atlanta during the poultry
potash, and therefore are not fitted exhibition and tell the readers of THE
ities in tobacco culture-possibilities !next year, a very considerable i quantity .
of $100, even $200, an acre clear having been grown this year. for tobacco growing......-... FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, of whatI
profit. The growing of the high type of see in that line. It was reported a
E. L. Russell, who is trucking on
Now, the growers of Florida cannot Sumatra leaf in :Middle Florida has while back that no poultry show wouldbe
Island has
Corley gathered at the
afford to make any mistakes this year; directed the attention of tobacco buy- held, but I understand that the di-
picking thirty-four crates of beans
this year will make or break the desti- ers throughout the United States to three rectors have changed their minds and
nies of thousands of men in the State. this section this season, at least a from quarters of an acre, concluded to give the.chicken cranksa
and he used no fertilizer. His beansare
They must nail down all chances and dozen of the largest houses havinghad better chance to show. If properly man-
,, lotteries into certainties. They must I their representatives in the field seen packed and it is said this than fact any enables we have himto aged they should have the largest and
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get together into groups, into neighborhoods purchasing this crop, the result being best show ever held in the South, as
get 25c. a crate more than others
and employ Cuban expertsas that to-day fully ninety per cent of the .4 got the attractions now taking place in At-
directors. There will be plenty of crop of 1895 is in the buyers' hands The excessive rains for the past lanta should draw out the best fanciersin
these obtainable, fleeing from the within two months from maturing of three weeks have been rather an over- America. S. S. D.
havoc and the ruin of warring Cuba. the crop. Ordinarily the crop of one dose for pineapples, having a tend- -...- .
In this most important emergency, year is held by the grower until the ency to make them "spikey." The Hens in Winter.
so pregnant with the destinies of Flor- following spring, when the buyer has pineapple plant likes a dry soil, and Certainly hens relish a hot mess "
ida, the State ought to lend its hand heretofore made his appearance ; but when it receives an excess of rain in the cold mornings of autumn and
by sending a competent nun down those conditions have been reversed. they show their disapproval by turn- winter. Bran or meal scalded with
there, a master of Spanish, to learn He is now on the ground before the ing red in the center, like a man's boiling water, and mixed with scraps
the most minute practical details, and tobacco is taken' down from the nose will from excessive showers of from the table, makes an excellent
publish them through all the papers curing shed, and where careful atten- "red-eye."Florida Star. breakfast for them. Boiled potatoes,


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which at present prices are not dear difference.

food, make a capital change. If they. Gravel, dust baths, broken crockeryor POPULAR POULTRY FARM

have their freedom, they find a con- oyster shells, promptness in remov- .

siderable quantity of forage; until the ing droppings, all these are things to APOPKA FLORIDA.'I'HOROUGHBRED .

ground freezes hard, but liberal feed- keep in mind, and to give the requisiteodd

ing is also required to bring eggs. bits of time to supplying. But the I + +

Those which have grown their new demand is not a large one. Added to !
these will be the task of gathering INDIAN GAMES.
plumage in good time are now in fine up _
the day and if the Good General Purpose Fowl. Best Table Fowl known.
order and laying nicely, but as insects eggs every egg

disappear some animal food must be basket is heavy surely nobody will BLACK MINORCAS.

given to secure the best results. In complain.-Albany Cultivator. Greatest layer of large, White Eggs.

the flock best known to the writer,
fresh bones seem to have the most immediate Apiary.Edited .
purpose Fowl, Best Asiatic for Florida
effect of any tid-bit that can

be offered. Small bones may be brokenup FOWLS FOR SALE..: EGGS IN SEASON.
by A. F. BROWN, San Mateo, Fla.
readily with a hammer, and the A few Cockerels at $i 50 and $z 00. Will cost more next month. Buy now and save 50 per
extreme greed with which the hens To whom all communications relating to this cents. Fowls shipped at single express rates. One half the usual cost.

J I seize upon the fragments speaks for department should be sent. MEAT MEAL, ,CRYSTAL GRIT, OYSTER SHELL, ETC.

itself. Ours tame' and
being very
confiding, will crowd about under the

1 hammer when it in
very they see other will sell and Farm located 18
Swarming (Continued). Having property my Orange Poultry on LakeApopka.
motion. And the process of converting Acres, 12 in Grove. Good building Ftock, implements etc. Bargain price. Terms easy; or will
Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower. exchange for well located property. Write. .
I a little heap of bones into new
The best results can only be ob-
I laid eggs goes on with surprising rapidity -
I tained by giving not more than a five.
and certainty. With excellent Chops Exactly

I care and a warm shelter, there is frame space. as Shown. ENTERPRISE

I really no difficulty in having eggs in After the surplus honey harvest,is
I. over, and the supers of honey removed Meat
moderate profusion at all seasons. Chopper
the wooden dummies
: And how well the additional product
taken out and their places filled in BtirTINNED Sto
: at a time when eggs are worth most fJ' ,
J for'the little margin between only with empty combs, or, if no combs, rr.w,' "?,' ""'. chops, easily, meat for sausage, hash, and mince meat,
pays frames filled with foundation. suet, tripe, cod fish, scraps for poultry, corn for fritters, etc.
; moderate care and the best care. We will now return to the colony No. 5, $2.-No. 10,$3. The only perfect chopper ever made. All sizes, from the

: If the hen house needs a few panes that threw off the This small family chopper to the largest power machine. Ask for it at the hardware
swarm. as
dealers. Catalogue free. THE ENTERPRISE MFG. CO.,3d& Dauphin Sts.,PHILADELPHIA,PA.
: of glass or a little tarred to
paper aforesaid, should be placed on a new
! make it light and comfortable for cold
stand (the swarm being hived on the

weather, now' is the time to attend to old stand or location) and run as a able for building the new combs, for instead of producers at the close of the
it. Boys'and girls this is a good
single-story hive for the
present, or that harvest.
the storage of the honey comes
chance for you. Why not see how until after the honey flow. Do not !
I in almost like unto a shower at this It costs about forty pounds of
much you can persuade the farm expect or try to get any surplus honey stage of the flow. honey to produce ten pounds of bees,
flock to earn between now and the from this colony out of the presentflow
If these young bees were left in the an average strong colony.
.. first of April ? Sunny, protected but instead use the greater shareof old colony they would be of little During a good flow ,a pound, of

I quarters, abundant and varied food, I II its bees to strengthen the swarms value the first two weeks, for beingtoo bees will gather about their own

I kindness and gentleness-these taken that we are now pushing for all theyare young, they would not forage in weight of honey per day. Some times
together, are practically sure to win worth for surplus.. double their
the fields and (from there being no even weight.
success. And there is so much pleasure To do' this, one week after the honey coming in requiring the build- I Average strong colonies will gather

in seeing even a flock of hens swarm comes off, carry the parent ing of combs the greater portion of about five pounds of honey per day

happy and contented, doing their hive over alongside the 'swarm and their work for the, first two weeks during any of our average honey
best and comfortable about it, that it remove the frames one by one shak- flows from
would be lost. When they would get say orange, saw palmetto,
I pays, even for one's.own. satisfaction, ing all the surplus bees into the top in shape the flow would have been so black mangrove, golden rod, wild
without counting the profits in dollars story of the hive in which the swarmis. sun flower andromeda gallbsrry
I near over that their work would count ::: tyty
, and cents. An empty placed on top, and flowers. A
: i super for but little. Consequently it is ad- tupelo gum great
, While the days are pleasant hens first, of course, removing the cover, visable by all means to get all of these deal depends on the weather and at-

I will be active if they have freedom to will facilitate rapid work in gettingthe young bees possible into the swarm mospherical conditions. There have

, roam at large; but as soon as winter is bees into the hives. that we are running for honey.If been many instances where colonies

: ? actually upon us they must be encouraged One quart of bees left on the frames have gathered ten to fourteen poundsper
the time of swaming we had
i I to scratch for themselves. Exercise and in the hive will be ample to take at day, right .along for days at a
,I is indispensable to their best thrift, care of its brood and combs, when it some extra queen young time; and again there are times, whenin
hand could
but they will neglect it if they are warm- should be returned to its stand, and queens on we place one the height of the blooms, not a
in the that cast. the swarm to
ly housed, freely fed, and then left to the operation of shaking off a good colony though it is best, to single pound of honey was being

themselves. Even boys do not always share of the bees into the swarm re good advantage,- stored. But these cases are the exceptions -
I wait hours
I rush to the woodpile voluntarily to peated again in one week. before twenty-four them or I and the man who has his bees

warm their blood in a nipping morn Thus it will be seen ,we strengthenthe giving a young queen. strong at the opening of the bloom
g in with
cell could be at
ing. For exercise, then, a part of the colony that is to give us our sur .placed once. and keeps track of them closely gene-
ot loss. it this is
day's ration of whole grain should be plus honey, getting good work from the no danger will build much quicker pone rally gets good fair crops and fre-

scattered in litter, so that it will be re- bees that otherwise would not do colony up quently very big ones, when his
than left to mature a
t discovered grain by grain. This shouldbe much in the way of increasing the from though of their own cells which queen neighbors on-the-let alone-plan get

the second feed. As fowls are ear. surplus stock of comb honey. one none. The small items and prompt
would take about days at leastto
.. ly risers, the hot breakfast should be Colonies as a rule swarm duringthe I twenty attention to them are the ones, that
given as early as possible. Then,just first stage of the honey flow, whichis get a laying queen, cell readyto by count and make a success or failureof
before school, if the care taker goes to seldom more than three to four geting a young queen our business. A. F. BROWN.
G. hatch have laying
school, abundant pure water and a lit- weeks in duration, frequently less. inside of, you queen Sin :Mateo\ Fla.
tle scattered grain to keep them busy This fact, coupled with the fact that ten days. '-- -.*

through the day. Then in the afternoon young bees, less than two weeks old, After the second drawing of bees From our various State exchangeswe

before the early twilight, more do not forage in the fields, but, on this colony can be allowed to build estimate that from seven hundredto

grain, for whole grain is best at night, the contrary, do the hive work, rear up to a good average colony and be a thousand packages of vegetablesper

especially in very.cold weather. Wheatis broods, build combs and handle over in good shape for any flows of honey day are now leaving the State.

perhaps, the best egg-producing and evaporate the raw nectar, is the that may c.ome later on in the season. -
food, and it has been low enough (for reason why we use these young beesto In all your operations and in the HATCH CHICKENS With the MODEL:

months past to admit of feeding sound strengthen the swarms, for in do. manipulations of your bees rememberthat t Excelsior. Incubator
grain. But a variety is to be sought- ing this they become profitable at that it takes bees of the right lating.Simple,TliouduudglD Perfect Self-Regu IUQOeMII'rUIOpero.UOD.
corn, oats, buckwheat, and in winter once. In allowing the older bees in age to gather honey. That these bees .. batch a larger Guaranteed percentage to of

onions or cabbage, apples or fresh food the swarm to go to the fields while cost no more to produce in time to any fertile other eggs Hatolier.at lost cost lowest than

of some kind. It is the small extras, they pick up and carry on the interior I have ready for harvest. than to have Circular beud. 60.!free forIllui. made.priced GEU.Hrnt-elaas II. 8TA1IL Hatcher,

the little thoughtfulness, that make the I hive work, they are'especially valu- I them produced to become consumers Catalogue. 114 to 12 S.tlthSI.Qut.eyIII.


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State News.For > Our Rural Home. Prepare the,foundation, by cutting A '
f sack to the size Desired and .lacing it SCOTT'S
s with stout cloth.

many years Marion county has Edited by MINNIE GILMORE MILLS Cut the colored sacks in strips six
not had within its boundaries a turpen- St. Thomas.,Fla. inches wide and ravel both sides of CARBO-DIGESTIVE.

tine farm, as there were so many more A Young Girl's Books. the strips, leaving about one inch in '

profitable industries, especially at the Thomas Wentworth Higginson in the middle to sew through. Fold a COMPOUND. I
low prices paid for this product. Within the "Lidies Home Journal" prints a strip of the pink fringe and sew it to

the past month Mr. Winfred S. Pros- list of 100 books by American authors the side of the rug. Sew another

key, agent in Ocala for the Henning which he regards as the best close to the first, one with the fringe of Positively the one Remedy for the treatment -
Land and Investment Company and works for young girls of fifteen. He the second overlapping the first. of
the Associated Florida Railroad Land considers the attractive and interest- Make the other side of the rug in

Company, has disposed of over 30,000 ing features of books in making up the same, way, gradually changing the NERVOUS EXHAUSTION,
acres of pine land in this county, upon his list, as he holds that literary in. color so that when the center of the
which will at once be erected turpen- struction should be presented in its rug is reached the darkest.color will be Simple Aggravated forms of

tine stills of large 'capacity.-Marion most palatable and inviting form to used. For .the last row use a double
Free Press. youth.In strip, and sew .it on flat instead of Dyspepsia and Palpitation of the Heart

One of the hopeful signs of the naming the best ten books for folded. The rug may be shaded from

times for Florida's orange belt is the young girls Mr. ,Higginson says: At one side to the other, or the dark may Does your food sour after eating ? Are
fact that inquiries are coming in from the head of all available books for be at the sides and lh right color in you easily confused and excited ? Do

Louisiana orange-growers as to the American girls-whether to,create the the middle. Yellow and brown are you get up in the morning tired and un-
price of. grove property here. The love of reading or to gratify itmustbe good colors to shade together in a rug. rf freshed, and with a bad taste in the
mouth ?
growers of that, State are not unaccus- placed, of course, Miss Alcott's The ravelings if kept straight may be Is there a dull cloudy sensation, attended -
tomed to such experiences as came "Little Women" The young girls drawn through a foundation with a by disagreeable feelings in the .

F to Florida growers last winter, and themselves will place it there, if we hook or rug machine, or they may be head and eyes? '
they know something of the recuperative -I, do not; and there is really no objection secured around a large wire bent in Are you irritable and restless ?
powers of an orange tree and how to be made to this prominence the shape of 'a hair pin,. and sewed Does your heart thump and cause you
{ to for breath after climbing a
to rehabilitate groves. Hence their beyond some occasional instances of I through the middle to a foundation. gasp stairs? flightof

interest in this section just now, when slang or slovenly expression. With it I In either way, the threads shouldbe Does it distress you to lie on the left
they imagine that; under the press of may be classed, though perhaps writ. evenly clipped after the foundationis side?

the perplexing dilemma, groveownershere ten for somewhat younger readers, covered, making a very pretty and Have you impaired memory, dimnessof
,are willing to sacrifice their prop- Mrs.: Jane Andrews' immortal 1 "The serviceable rug. vision, depression of mind and gloomy
erty in disgust, giving Louisianians a seven little sisters who live on the These rugs are very satisfactory as These symptoms mean that you are
chance to make investments at prices round ball that floats in the air," a the diamond dyes are so easy to color suffering from Dyspepsia and Nervous
that will enable them to- make money. book which has for the first time with, so cheap, and the color is so Exhaustion.

-Orlando Reporter. brought it home to multitudes of lasting. .. 'R. E. M. There is no other remedy extant that
has done so much for this class of trou-
Among the Florida exhibits at At- young people that they are citizensnot Moulded Snow. bles asSCOTT'S
merely of a nation but of a
is that much
: lanto one attracts as no- '
planet.We. For the season when eggs are not CARBO-DIGESTIVE
tice from those interested home resources -
as other exhibit in the may then pass to four classic high and scarce, moulded- snow is a
any '
Exposition. A letter from Vodray works by classic American authors : handsome dessert with its dark con- COMPOUND.O
.' Hawthorne's "Wonder book," Long trasting sauce. For the "snow" scald
Brothers of East Liverpool Ohio
states that they have placed in the fellow's "Evangeline," Lowell's "Vis- one quart of milk in a double boiler. If your case has resisted the usual
Florida exhibit a full dinner set Hex- ion of Sir Launfal" and Whittier's Mix one-half cup of corn starch witha methods of treatment we are particularly
"Snowbound." With a little less little cold milk and add to.the hot anxious to have yon give this compounda
of and toiletset
ton shape pieces a
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milk with of salt and trial.
sense of perfect security we addIrving's one saltspoonful
Linden of twelve may
shape, pieces. We guarantee relief in every case and
of Cook
These are all finely decorated, each "Sketch book, Cooper's"Last two tablespoonfuls sugar. will cheerfully refund your money shouldour
set being handsome and attractive. of the 'Mohicans," and Mrs. for 15 minutes, stirring constantly for remedy fail to produce the most gratifying -
Stowe's "Uncle Tom's cabin" the the first five minutes and occasionally results.
This ware is made of Florida clay, or
afterwards. Add the whites of three Please remember that the appellation
last two having this especial value,
kaolin and illustrates
a practicalway
Patent Medicine does not
beaten stiff. Put into melon apply
its superior quality. The fact that they introduced two new races eggs a
that Florida has an abundance of fine into literature and won at once an mold or into small individual tin Carbo-Digestive Compound.It .
international fame. This makes nine moulds. Serve cold with the sauce. is a prescription put up by a leading
from which the choicest of
clay porce- physician who has made stomach and
of the first ten, and Dr. Hale's "Ten Remember that in filling a mould with
lain wares can be made is being forced nervous troubles a specialty for years.
upon the attention of the world. Hereis times one is ten" seems almost pro- different mixtures that for a cornstarchor We court investigation and earnestlyurge .
an industry with a world wide mar- vidential as to the fitness of its title, flour mixture the mould should be all physicians to write us for the '
ket for manufactured goods that only and may rightfully find its way in. wet with cold water; for a steamed formula of SCOTT'S CARBO DIGES-
pudding it should be greased, but fora TIVE COMPOUND, which we will mailon
awaits for the coming of capital to develop -
Home-Made Rugs. gelatine mixture do nothing to it. application, that they may satisfy
it.-Chicago Clay Record. themselves "of its harmless character and
For Our Rural Home. To make the pudding sauce, heat excellent virtues.
W. E. Pabor, in his account of the Among the many home made rugsI one and three quarters cups of milk
Atlanta exposition in the Avon Park think none are prettier or more comfortable and mix one scant tablespoonful of Scott's Carbo-Digestive CompoundIs

Idea, says : '"An orange tree, with than those made of the coarse corn starch in one quarter cup of cold the most remarkable remedy that
hundreds of oranges on it, stood in sacks in which grain is sold. milk and stir into it. Cook until it is science has produced. It has succeeded
the foreground of the display pla- Wash several sacks clean and color smooth. Melt two ounces, which is where all other remedies have failed.

carded 'Polk County Exhibit,' but them with "diamond dyes." A large two squares, of chocolate with two tablespoonfuls Sold by druggists everywhere. $1.00
in Polk wash kettle will do well per bottle. Sent to any address in
this particular tree never grew very to color.: of powdered sugar and America of
on receipt price.
county soil, but came from Manatee in and the directions on each packageof when it is smooth add the thickened Don't forget that we cheerfully refund

county. There is a deception about the dyes are so plain that there is milk. Beat the whites of two eggs your money if results are not satisfactory. -
this that does not commend itself to no danger of failure.A until ft iff, then add gradually two- Order direct if your druggist does

those who think Polk county good cardinal dye makes a very pretty thirds of a cup of powdered sugar. not have it.Address. ,i3.

enough to go upon its actual merits. warm-looking rug. Put only a littleof Add to this the unbeaten yolks of two all orders to

The pomological section, in the government the dye into the kettle at first, then eggs and stir into the cooked, mixture; CONCORD CHEMICAL ,MFG. CO.
building, was carefully look drop two sacks in and as soon as they cook a minute, stirring constantly then ,
ed over and we found Florida well to take a pink color take one of them flavor with vanilla.-Our Grange TOPEKA KAS.
For sale by J. R. Kirk &: Co., Main. and For-
the front in the wax models ot tropi- out. Let the other remain a few minutes Home. syth streets,Jacksonville.

cal fruits. There were specimens of longer to take a shade. darker, ---..--

sapodilla, avocado pear, loquat, pom- then take it out. Sand Gardens for Children 500 BOOKS ETC. FREE.Send .
egranate, mangoes, pawpaw, guavas, Put in the remainder of the dye and I see by the papers that sand gar- ,
wild and Japan persimmons, kum- drop in the other sacks. Take out dens are becoming very fashionable in tiful souvenir ten cents of the and Cotton get by States return and mail Interna a beau

quats, citrons, oranges, lemons, limes, one at a time, leaving the last one to the large cities tor children's play tional Exposition, postage prepaid, and yqur
pomeloes and at least a dozen varieties take the full strength of the dye, the grounds. This is another great inducement name of CommerceV and address special printed"Mail in the Order Atlanta 1 Directory"Journal

of peaches. All specimens were darker the better. Even one or two for those who have sickly that will go to exhibitors and hundreds of mail
order firms who will send books
sample ,
plainly labeled showing the county shades of brown will-look well 'for the children to come to Florida. Our papers, etc.. FREE. you

from which they came." centre of the rug. sand is conducive to health because it JOURNAL of COMMErtCK Atlanta, Ga,


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; absorbs malaria if there be any in the matters little how much money a man I veins like shafts of electric strengthand
air, and then our cooling showers in earns if he is given to habits of reck- vigor. A WAR ECHO'
I I the summer wash and cleans the sand less profligacy the time will surely "His mind becomes intelligent in --
and there is nothing that little 'chil-- come when he will run his hand down spite of any condition of life. It is EVERY HONOHABLE: VETERAN,
dren like better than playing in the into his pocket and not find enough pure in the first place; it meets pure DESERVES HIS PENSION. .
clean white sand. Give them old there to buy a cigarette. minds and hence
an money a healthy growth And the Lone Limb 1*. Not the Only
tin can and a spoon, then watch them "There you have, in brief, my own begins at a very: early age. Besides: Reason for a, Government Ice-.. '. '
planning their cities and laying out experience in life, and I think it em- this, his mind is in a state ,of constant wa> d, Either. -
their camp grounds; it is amusing to see bodies pretty good reasons for the suc- activity."Why. (From the Journal, Lewiston: Me.) -
them, and they seem to never be tired;; cess of at least one farmer's son. The seek to enumerate the rea- Samuel R. Jordan has just; given the
then it keeps them in the open air.- early formation of habits of persevering ;; sons for the success of the country "Journal" an accuunt of his life,which,"
in view of his hard lot fur th'e"past
industry of careful l and raised boy the home variety extremely
Tampa Tribune. economy grown few years, will be read with interest."I .
-.-* .-.. ot unwavering honesty, I am persuaded when they are infinite in number. He am 48 years old, and have always
Why the Farmer Boy Succeeds in are three of the essentials to suc- is bound to be successful, but physical lived in New Portland. I enlisted in the
Business. cess, and these three become a part health, a well balanced mind and army in 1862 as a private in Company A,
, Recently, while on a business tripto of the farmer by absorption-or some everlasting perseverance are bred and 28th Maine Volunteers. My army experience -",
Chicago, I made a few inquiries other mysterious process-and they born in him. Yes, I lived on the although injured I worked my health at blacksmithing to some extent some,
concerning business men who had stay with him through life. farm twenty-three years of my life, part of the time, when suddenly, several
been born and partly or wholly rearedon "If I were to give my reasons for the and the last year there I carriedoff years ago, I was prostrated with what able
the farm, and it was with no small almost universal success of the' boy the prize as the boy who could physicians pronounced Locomotor Ataxia.At .
degree of pride that I learned: that a who has been born and reared on the shock more wheat in a day than any the first disease I could progressed get around quite somewhat rapidly untilI ;yet

vast majority of the successful businessmen farm," said a prominent manufacturer, person, old or young, in the whole had hardly any feeling in my legs and
' of that great metropolis spent a Hand who in after life has been suc- neighborhood." feet; 'they felt like sticks of wood, and I
part of their earlier life on the farm. cessful in business, I would say in a Alter looking the situation over grew so much worse that I could not
One family in particular attracted my few words, he learned very early to carefully, I was struck with the belief move for three years without help,as my
'attention. It consists of nine brothers, complete 'the job. By this I mean that these three persons had almost employed neighbors several and friends physicians could in testify.vicin-I

every one of whom is now a successful that from his earliest experience the covered;; the ground, and that upon ity and elsewhere, and they all my told me
business or professional man, yet they farmer boy remembers that he was concentrating all they had said to the that medicines would not 'help me; that
all grew to the years of manhood on taught to do his work thoroughly. As smallest focus, the whole question they could do nothing to effect a cure;
:he farm. And so it seemed wherever far back as I can remember I was seemed;; to resolve itselt down to early and that,in time I should become entirely -

::ny inquiries extended, which led me taught to perform whatever duty was impressions in lil e. If, therefore, the was helpless.a great care I to became my wife discouraged.and friends.I
:.o propound to some of these men cer- assigned me with thoroughness. I was early impressions made on the, minds Shortly after I met an old army comrade,
:ain queries as to why the farmer-boy taught to finish the job. I tell you of the' boys on the farm have the effect Mr. All. Parlin, a resident of Madison;
mccteds when he does embark on thereat halt the failures in lite are caused by to mold out and finish up the Maine\ and he incidentally mentionedhow
persons the best citizens in the land what he had tried Dr.Williams' Pink Pills
commercial sea. never finishing jobs. They very;; a
for of rheumatism and
line and think thai noble mission is that which the wise a severe case a
Well, replied a successful merhant. start out on one spinal:! and malarial trouble that he had
' "I suppose every man has his was just the line that nature fitted them Creator has intrusted to the fathers suffered with,consequent on his army life,
wn ideas about such things, and I for. By and by the novelty of the situation and mothers in the rural homes all and had been greatly benefited by their
I im not sure that mine will meet the wears off and they find that the over the land, and it is to be hoped use. By his earnest recommendation I
*ipproval of any one else. The first place they occupy* is much like the they will appreciate the dignity 01 ing was them induced for a to time, try I the began pills.to feel After prickly tak--
[wenty-one years of my lice!' ,were spentn cog in a wheel. Just here, too often, their 'station and continue leading sensations! in my legs and return of
a farm in the State of Virginia and they look about them 'and see other their sons in the future along the paths strength, so I could! move them a little.
[ did all kinds of farm work, from men engaged in some other line of in. they;; have led them in the past.-National After few weeks 1 began to feel a marked
arrying wood for my mother to cook dustry, and not being acquainted with Stockman and Farmer. improvement in my condition. I soon
enabled to walk around little with
was a
he meals with, while I was yet in it they see its rosy side and abandon --- the help of crutches After taking them
ittle slip dresses, or bringing the cows their own vocation for it, only to find There should be professional jurors for some time I can now walk without
rom pasture after I had grown a little that: the phantom of success lay just just as there are lawyers. I do not crutches; ,my general health is much improved -
lder, to swinging the old-fashioned beyond the same sandy 'desert they mean the "pro'essionals" who hang and I have regained my oldtimevigor. :
vheat cradle all day long in the heatf imagined they 'had been treading, andso around a town or court-house. It isa once .more I can, for walk which about I feel and very enjoy thank-life

> a June or July, sun. ;I rose early, they go on through hie, knowingjust great annoyance and inconvenienceto ful, and this happy result is due to the
s was the duty ot every farmer-boy at a little about many things and not have to quit one's business and go use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."
hat day and I was kept reasonablyusy enough about anyone' thing to enable one hundred miles to express an opin Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale Peo-
) all day. I was,,tired when night them to make a success in life.: Why, ion on the innocence or guilt of a ten ple are not a patent medicine in the sense
ame, it is true, hence I was early in the first row of cabbage I ever hoed cent negro.-Florida Star. pounded that name as implies.a}prescription They were and fit used st com-as
)ed, and 'slept like a log' the whole was a lesson to me, for it taught me to ---+. .. -. such in general practice by an eminent
ight. I cannot say$ even now, thaty never leave anything I undertook until J. E. Baucom harvested a crop of physician. So great was their efficacythat
lot was a slavish one, though there I had completed: it, and so I am oats last January, then sowed rice, it was deemed wise to place ,them
ere fewer days of leisure, and fewer persuaded to believe that the great se- which he has just harvested, some of manufactured within the reach} by the of all.Dr. Williams'They are Medi-now
>ennies for pocket change then than cret of the success ot boys raised in it being nearly six (feet tall, full of cine Company, Schenectady, N. Y., and
armers' boys have to-day, but it was the country lies in the fact that in ear- large and perfect heads. Thus he are sold in boxes ((never in loose form by
i busy life-a life of both industry and ly life they are taught to be thorough, has two crops of grain from the same the dozen or hundred, and the public are
bought-an active life; and while and when they grow older they are land in one year, besides a large cautioned against numerous imitations in
the never satisfied unless they finish the from and this shape)at 50 cents per box,or six boxes
iving such a life I enjoyed very amount of forage both oats for $2.50, and may be had of all druggists,
>est of health for one thing, and this, job. rice.-Ft. Myers Press. or direct by mail from Dr. Williams'
t take it, was the foundation of the "There are always three requisitesto *-* Medicine Company.
xcellent constitution I now possess.y success in life," said a w ll-to.do STATE OF Onro CITY OF TOLEDO, ) .
mind was always employed, but attorney. "They are a strong physical LUCAS COUNTY. }\ vs Early in the year a tannery was established -
ever overtaxed. Like other boys, I constitution, an intelligent mind FRANK J. CIIENEY makes oath that be at Sanford. It was the first
vent to school in winter, and here and untiring industry, and if you I CHENEY is the senior& Co.partner, doing of the business firm of in F.the J. in this part of the State. It operates,

gain was laid the foundation of the would know my reasons for the almost City of Toledo, County and State aforesaid upon a new system and under recently
ducation I obtained, which, though universal success of boys rearedon and that said firm will pay the sum obtained patents, by which finished
|t was meagre, has been of inestimable the farm, I have only to say that of ONE HUNDRED 'DOLLARS for each leather is turned out within three
alue to me during my businessareer. during the early years of his life the and every case of CATARRH that cannotbe weeks from the time the raw hides are
farmer boy has these three essentialsso CURE.cured by the use put into the lime. The tannic acid for

"My time being employed most allhe thoroughly instilled into his whole Sworn to before me and subscribed in the plant is obtained from the native
time I gradually acquired the makeup that they become a part of my presence, this 6th day ot December palmetto root. This tannery has beena
abit of industry, and without this his nature and remain with nim all A. D. 1880, suecess from the start.- Orlando'

uality no man 'can succeed in any through life. He breathes pure air, "'" I A. W. GLEASON Sentinel. ..
ailing in life. Then ,again, being drinks pure water and ,eats pure food. { SLAL-- ?\ Notary Public., S. .
nore or less remote from the towns He is abed early and up early hence L ..JHall's Mr. W. E. Conner, of New York,
, nd cities: there was little temptation obtains the most invigorating por- Catarrh Cure is taken internally who owns the beautiful place north' of
o spend the dimes I earned, hence I tion of the night's rest, that secur- and acts directly on the blood and mucous town known as Ronnoc Grove, has
, surface of the system. Send for his foreman. B F. Chilton small
any learned the habit of economy, ed before midnight, and the whole- testimonials free. sent
I hich is certainly another essential some atmosphere of the morning ;air F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.JEST'Sold herd of pure bred Jerseys for use on
> success in life everywhere. It I sends the blood tingling through his by Druggists,75c. his place.-Daytona Gazette.

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Florida Farmer and Fruit Grower ample is as follows: "This is the only farmers to study economy-true econ- The "charging all the traffic
country in the world where a sheep omy-but it is bad policy to endeavor will bear" is subject to different interpretations -

A Weekly Newspaper published at 16 MainSheet can outrun a horse, take care of itself ,to teach them facts which are not ; a railroad man would
,Jacksonville. Fla. and its owner besides, and still in facts. Good home made composts probably understand it to mean more

TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION crease in numbers and prove a profitable I have high value for certain crops, than the grower would. All the traffic

For One Year .I............................82.00 investment." I but to seek to extol them above the will bear might be called the normal
por Six Months........................ ..... 1.00 Another : "Milk and butter bringgood I best concentrated fertilizers is as unwise rate, the equitable rate, one which
In Foreign Countries ..................... 3.00 would carrier
?Subscriptions in all cases cash in prices. Skimmed milk with as it would be to rank the pow- give equal prosperity to
advance. No discount allowed on one's plenty of water has been sold at ten erful extracts which the modern phys- and farmer. If the rates are so high

own subscription(except in a club) but. to cents per quart. Butter milk brings ician places in small vials below the that the growers get discouraged and
all agents a liberal cash commission will five cents per quart, while good butter bulky packages of camomile and Irish quit the business, then the railroadsare

he allowed them. Write on all for subscriptions terms. obtainedby seldom sells for less than thirty cents moss which his predecessor fifty years charging more than the traffic will

To every new subscriber we will send, per pound." ago used to carry around in his saddle bear. If the rates were made so low per-
bags. manently-though there is no dangerof
postpaid, a of Whitner's "Garden-
copy _ ._ _
Muok Fertilizers.In .
ing in Florida. For two new sub- this-that the production became
scribers, at $2.00 each, we will send, an indiscreet zeal (for "home pro- All the Traffic Will Bear. excessive and the markets glutted, this

postpaid Culture.", a copy of Moore's "Orange duction" and economy for the farmerit Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: condition would also be contrary to
is that the Gaines- the best interests of both in
quite possible parties
Rates of
advertising on application. I do not agree with you that the
Remittances should be made by check, ville "Democrat" and other papers principle of charging "all the traffic the long run.
postal note. money order or registered may do their readers harm by such will bear," as practiced by the trans- Men of exceptional skill and ability,
letter to order of articles as the following : with exceptional crops, will and do
portation companies, is a sound busi-
FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER, "In Citrus county a company has been ness principle. Quite the contrary.It make money with the present rates,
Jacksonville, Fla. organized to manufacture fertilizer on is and would even with higher rates ;
repressive constantly
the home basis. Two dredges with a but the majority make little
great or
capacity of 14,000 tons a day, are being restrict the amount of business they This is evidencethat
CONTENTS. built to get out muck to supply their fac- transact, and so constantly. reduces nothing. presumptive
tory. Muck, palmetto ashes, and cotton i their natural profits. It is the reverse the rates ought to be reduced.
Banking Dormant Buds and Sprouts; A seed meal make .a complete fertilizer. I of the principle of "large sales and They ought to be reduced so that a ma-
Tree Protector; Fertilizing Orchards..... 739 The addition of bone meal, and some- small which in jority of growers would make money.It .
Bichloride of Carbon Insecticide Sell- will make concentrated profits" now prevails
as an ; times salt, a more would be reduce
ing at Home ; Orange River Orange"; formula. Every farmer or orange grower I, nearly all business, and which is strict- impracticable to
them that all could make
Notes on Celery Culture The Plow of the with a muck bed on the place can make ly in accordance with the spirit of the so money.
Future .. .......................... ... 740 his own fertilizer with a proper arrangement age.and with modern economics. There are growers who would not make
The Vineless Yam; Corn Culture. .......... 741 of bins to decompose and combinethe Merchants and manufacturers of all anything if the rates were only five
{ TOBAcco-The State Should Act; Sumatra ingredients. The product of a prop- cents a hundred pounds.We .
Tobacco in Florida; Soils for Tobacco..... 742 erly composed binful of absorbent muck sorts now strive to sell at the lowest
contend therefore that with
POULTRy-Selecting Breeding Stock; Hois and ingredients will be equal in fertilizr possible price consistent with a rea
in Winter. ........................... 742 ing value to the high-priced commercial : sonable profit and so enlarge their broad, statesmanlike and equitable interpretation -
APIARy-Apicultural Notts No. 7-Swarming article, and need not cost more than $15 business as much as possible and the : of the phrase "chargingall I
(continued).............. ..-........... 743 to $20 per ton, if the.farmer or growe- merchant who is known to charge, the the traffic will bear," it is just thej,,
OUR RURAL HOME-A Young Girl's Books; couuts his time. And the one ton of right, phrase in the right place. The
.: Home-Mede Rugs; Moulded Snow; Sand home-made fertilizer, with muck for the highest price he can get for his goodsis trouble is it is that :
.> Gardens for Children......;.... .....-.. 744 absorbent basis, is worth to the groundas quickly shunned by buyers, and his not interpreted .1
Why the Farmer Boy Succeeds in Business. 745 much as two tons of$40 fertilizer. business very soon decreases in way.We .
EDITORIAL-Western Florida; Muck Fertili- Setting aside the rather apocryphal amount and profits if it does not col- do not entirely subscribe to the* I
zers; All the Traffic Will Bear. 746 principle which our correspondent says
statement as to the daily capacity of lapse altogether. The best merchants
MARKETS; Citrus Fruits; First Car-load of the successful merchants.
actuates most
Oranges; Crops to Be Let Alone......... 747 the two dredges, let us examine this constantly strive to give as good bargains is
Wanamaker noted for
lesson in agricultural chemistry. as possible to their customers John
LIVE STocK-That Cow; The Sheep Industry
'.! in the South; Artichokes-Oat Grass ...; 748 Muck, palmetto ashes and cotton seed and find that it pays better than any his low prices, rapid sales and enor-
In a Sea of Water Hyacinths; Protectionfor meal are not a complete fertilizer as other policy. A reputation for fair mous profits, yet we read that a ma-
Tender Plants.... ........ ... .... ... 749 there is no provision for phosphoric I dealing is of immense value, and every jority of his clerks receive starvation

Sweet. Flourishing Potatoes Grove for .Northern.............Markets.........;..A.750 acid. The statement that one ton of good merchant knows it and strivesfor notorious wages. A for merchant his "cut' of prices Jacksonville" he is is
fertilizer it. And it yet
home-made costing $15 or will always win in the
$20, is worth to the ground as muchas long run because it accords too with equally notorious for his ,cut weights.We .

,,', Weather in Jacksonville. two tons of $40 fertilizer is extrava the great moral law, "Do unto others wish to see the railroads make
,- Week Ending Nov. 18, 1895 gant to say the least. The actual intrinsic ," etc. The fact is that it is all money enough to enable them to hire

a" a ... value of the various ingredients uphill work to attempt to.run counterto first-class employes, pay them good
bO .S :
HATS cd Po m H 4 u u {S ia:": which enter into fertilizers is de- economic and moral laws, and wages, maintain their roadbeds and
QO DO A M termined with great accuracy at least even the almighty railway magnate rolling stock in the highest efficiency,
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Nov. I2 ;....4S 49 50 48 .2 49 ,02 once a year by several: of the leading cannot do it with impunity without make swift time and sure connections,
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Nov.Nov. 14..... ...49 55 56 64 67 40 45 24 22 52 56 .00..ooNov. \ experiment stations of the North; suffering the consequences in the endif and dispatch all freight in good condi-
t5.............. 50 59 71 46 25 54 .co 1 ,.1' giving nitrogen derived from sulphate not sooner. Look at the conditionof tion. To do this they need a volume
Nov. 16. :.55 64 76 50 26 63 .co
N .v. 17 ... 61 60 74 59 J5 66 .to I of ammonia, for instance, a value of things in this State, everything, including and continuity of business. They need
Nov 18....... ...51- 60 7S 47 28 61 .00: I about eighteen cents a pound;: derived railway traffic, brought almostto large quantities of freight and they I

Mean .... :51 1 58 1681S1-1S1; ; o 02 I l from tankage, about- fourteen, etc. a standstill by this' absurb railway need it all the year round. ;

.!Total rainfall. Now, these careful determined trade system of trying to squeeze out the These favoring conditions in Floridaare
A. J. MITCHELL. Observer. values are lying before the Florida last drop of blood from their customers. of slow growth, and perhaps it
State Chemist when he works out the Now think what a sudden could: not have been otherwise in the
Western Florida money value of each fertilizer analyz. i and tremendous change would come ordinary course of economic development. -

I is the modest title of a very compactly ed by him, and when he credits a about if the true principle of The transportation people have
I printed and businesslike pamphlet of sample in his annually-published tables "large sales and small profits" were to taken circumscribed view of Florida
I about 100 pages issued by W. D. with a value of $35 a ton, for instance be adopted by the transportation com products; they have regarded them as
Chipley, General Land Commissionerof it may be set down that thatis panies. They would simply be over- i luxuries destined to sell at splendid
the Louisville & Nashville Rail- a pretty close statement of its true whelmed with the traffic that would prices, with an easy tendency to gluts

road, Pensacola, Fla. It .is so copi- value to the plant. There are very be offered them by our truckers alonein and a consequent possible loss value,
ously illustrated with good engravings I few $40 fertilizers manufactured in less than a year, and a magical if not even of freight charges. The
reproduced from photographs, representing Florida just now, on account of the transformation, in the prosperity of railroads have pursued a timid policy;
views in Pensacola and in the I financial stringency and the, demandfor the State would at once take place. they have hesitated to broaden Florida

rural regions, that even if the text was cheap goods. But when the State No, I tell you, "honesty is the best produce out from luxuries to staplesby
falsehoods-which it is not-the pic- Chemist, in a document bearing the policy," even for the all-sufficient I cheapening the rates. ..

tures would give a fair outline of the ( imprint and authority of the State of: railway managers, and nothing could All this takes time. We do not be'
possibilities of the country. There is Florida, values one certain fertilizerat prove it more expressively than the lieve the tremendous bound would j
not a purely sentimental picture in $35and another at$20 and a newspaper present 'immense falling off in their take place in the State's prosperity,
the hundred or so which ornament 1 writer asserts that one ton of freight traffic in this State where extortion augured by our correspondent, if tht:
I these pages; every one is a view of a the latter is worth to the soil as muchas has been practiced until they rates were suddenly and greatly re
.! crop, or a herd of breeding animals or 1 two of the former, he is laying himself have about "killed the goose that laid duced. This might disturb economic
a useful building of some description. 1 open to severe criticism.I the golden egg." W. C. GREEN. conditions as much as did the freeze o
The text j is picturesque. One ex. I is well enough to encourage the Orlando, Fla hst winter. These reductions should

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be made gradually, say ten per cent at Citrus Fruits.

a time through a series of years. New THE
P. Ruhlman & Co. Trade has
say: been
markets must be sought out, the ca- dull for the week
very perhaps owing to FIRST
pacity of old ones must be expanded. I II I the unsatisfactory condition of arrivals. NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA

Jamaica oranges are worse than at any
rIarkets.I I time, both as to quality and condition. JACx :: ONv-ILL1E.: ,

They give no satisfaction anywhere, as The Oldest National Bank in the State.
they rot rather than ripen after repack-

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Nov.22.. ing. It is a crime to ship these orangesat CHARTERED, 1874. CHARTER EXTENDED 1894.

.. FRUITS AND PRODUCE. this time, as they nave neither size By conservative ,
or yet liberal methods, this bank has achieved the
Corrected by Mane Bros. color. strength and ability to meet all legitimate demands. highest reputation solidity,

These are average quotations. Extra choice New Messina and Palermo lemons are We buy and sell foreign and domestic exchange on the most favorable terms, drawing our own
lots fetch prices above top quotations, while poor drafts on all parts of the world.
lots sell lower. arriving too green for present use, and We invite a visit or correspondence, looking toward business relations,
Grapes, 5-lb basket... ...... ... .:.... .20 there is certainly no policy in buying favors shall at all times receive intelligent and careful attention assuring you that your
Lemons, Messina, box....... ....:... 4.00 ahead in view of the great quantities on JAMES M.
Pears Kieffer, per bbl......... i.oo the SCHUMACHER, R. C. COOLEY
Apples bbl..... .. .... ..........::. :.3.00103.25 way. Almeria grapes look their best President. Cashier.
English Peas bu..... .....-..uu.. .... 1.60 when offered for sale on the tables, and
Cocoanuts.... -.......... ............... 4.00 very few turn out satisfactory after theyare Safe Deposit Boxes For Rent.
Peanuts, best brand..... ............. 4 to 5 in
< Cabbage. N. Y. each ,............... .07 to .o8 got store. They bring too much
Potatoes, New York, bbl..... .:...... 1.65 money for quality and condition, and are,
*. racks ......... .to ...... ,..... 140 in our opinion, the most dangerous article CIIOICE A N'"o. 1
Onions, bbl......... .... .. .... ..... a.oo handled in --
sacks... .............. ... .... 1.75 years.
Eggs.--; .............. ...... .18 -.a.
VEGETABLES AND POULTRY. First; Carload of Oranges. Florida Grown Orange Trees

Corrected by Davis & Robinson.
Yellow Yams, bush. ........ .....,.... .40 Messrs. Baird & Alexander started put-
Sweet Potatoes ............ ........ .30 to .40 ting up oranges in the Daughty '
Hubbard squash, bbl. .......... ...... 1.50 the river : grove F OR: SAI,E.
Lettuce, doz. .... .... ... ............. .15 to .30 across on Monday. It is their ,
Celery, Kalamazoo..... .............. .35 to .50 intention to get off a carload of oranges
Egg Plants, bbl. ............;........ 1.50 to 2.00 this week. One half this car of fruit Grape Fruit, Lemon and Seedless Grape Fruit.All .
Tomatoes, crates, ....................2.00 to 2 50 was carried out the steamer
Sweet Pepper, bu. .. ..............-... i.oo by Law- trees grown on stock in Florida that was not injured
the freeze.
Okra, bu, ..... .. ..................I.25tOI.50 rence Wednesday morning and the other straight and well Also by Buds from 3 to 6 feet_
Green Beans, crate no demand.. .... 50 to .60 half left this morning. At Punta Gorda grown. choice Abbaka and Golden Queen Pineapple suckers, 15 to 20 inches.
". Peas, crate................. .... i.oo to 1.50 the fruit will be loaded into an L. & N. Satisfaction guaranteed. Correspondence solicited, or call on
Turnips, bunch, no demand,.. ..t.... .03 to .06
Pumpkins, each....................... .05 to .10 patent Goodell refrigerator car, will be GEO. H.
Kershaws, each... ........ ......... 05 to .10 iced and will be sent through by passen- WRIGHT
Parsley,per doz. bunches ............. 20 to .30 train to Jacksonville and from there
...... .
Green onions,per doz. bunches. 15 to .25
Pepper,hot,bushel................... 1.00 will be dispatched over the Plant Systemand
Sage, well cured, Ib..................... loto. 15 L. & N. R. R. to Cincinnati.Tropical HEADQUARTERS FOR HIGH GRADE
Lima Beans, shelled, qt, ...... ....... .12 to .15 News.
Hens........ ._....._u......-... .... 30 to .35 .
Roosters....*..................-......... .25 -
Broilers.........-...................... .15 to .25 Crops to *oe Let Alone. AND '
Turkeys, per pound,gross............ .10 GARDEN FIELD SEEDS
.. Ducks..25: to .35 is certain than that .
Geese; .. .. ................... ....... 35to.4o Nothing more -
New Beets, per 100................. none .50 to 1.00 many crops can be grown in Florida -
WaterCress, per doz. bunches .... 35to .50 which 4*Farmers and Truckers are requested to send for my price-list of Field and Garden Seed
Cauliflower doz;................. .... 1.00101.50 will not pay to grow. Take cas- .
Leeks per doz bunches..... ......*.. .25 tor beans, for instance. They are abouton I. 1,000 bushels Texas Red Rust-proof Oats, 75 cents per bushel; Alfalfa or Lucerne, 25 cents per
Scuppernongs, bu none...... .... .... 2.00 pound; Rescue Grass, 30 cents per pound.
RadMies. per doz...........'.'.... ....., .15 a par with corn, one of the staple
Cucumbers, crate....... ........ .... ..... 1.50 to 2.00 and entirely safe crops of States which P. F.8 WILSON SEEDSMAN
New York Markets. have a strong soil, and which will yielda ,

modest profit with great certainty.On GAINESVILLE FLORIDA.
Oranges are in fair demand; Jamaicas, ,
renacked 5.25 to 6.00 per barrel; boxes, good- hammock land in Florida

2.75 to 3.50: ; Havana, original 3.00 to 3.25 with a factory near at hand to purchasethe

per barrel. Pines are in light receipt,and beans and manufacture the oil, they

the market is easy ; the range is from 5.00 might pay the farmer to plant. Other-
to 12.00 for strawberry. Lemons are wise A Word of Advice
about it.
steady, with fair supply; Fancy Sicily we are very skeptical .
300s bring 3.75 to 4.25; choice 360s, 2.75 They are not a food crop and corn is.

to ,,3.20; fancy 300s, 4.50 to 5.25; choice Corn will pay the farmer, because corn '
to Florida
300s, 3.75 to 4.25; Malagas, 2.25 to 4.25. he must have, and he can grow a few .

Pears, Lawrence, per barrel, 2.00 to 2.50; bushels per acre, enough to supply his
Boston pears range from 1.00 to 4.00 per The past season was a disastrous one to the fall planted gardens, as well as to the orange
small his labor
box; Kieffer, 1.50 to 2.50. Peanuts are team, cost except groves. A new condition of affairs presents itself to the ones who make a business of gardeningand
from which will mainly be given at times that is that there will be thousands of orange growers who will go into vegetable growing to
steady; Virginia hand-picked range carry them until the orange trees come into bearing again. This means more competition and unless -
3| to 4ic; Spanish shelled, 5} to 6c. when he could not conveniently do this planting is carefully managed it will mean a loss to many. There has been too little diver-
Potatoes are arriving in large quanti-- anything else. We know from a little sity in planting vegetable crops, and the result every year has been a surplus of some things and a
scarcity of others. This should not be. and we would advice every truck farmer who has suitable
ties, and the market is easy. We quote: experience that castor beans require a land to divide his acreage among the different crops that can be planted in the fall, instead of making
Potatoes, L. I., in bulk, per bbl, 90c. to all cabbage, or all onions. Plant your farm with some of each kind of vegetable crops that you
fertile soil liberal] On the
or manuring. In other words, don't all in basket. -
1.00; Jersey'75 to 90c. Sweets, Virginia, can successfully grow. put your eggs one
3.00 barrel ham-fat soils of Illinois,where the farmer Another thing that we advise every farmer and fruit grower to do is to put in a good family.
yellow, 2.75 to per ; Jersey garden. You will be surprised to find out how much you can save from your store bills by having
sweets, 2.75 to 4.00. Onions are steadier; with the help of his machines, can a supply of good fresh vegetables every day, and be in better health. For this purpose we rifer the
Long Island and Jersey, 75c. to 1.25 per tend on his rootless stumpless soil fifty !. family garden collection below. It contains the best and gives ;you seed to the amount of $1.50 for
$1.00. These are hard tithes and we make this special offer to help our many friends who have
barrel. Cabbage, Long Island and State, acres himself, and is satisfied with a return been unfortunate this past year We have made a careful selection of varieties and have offered in
per 100, 1.50 to 3.50. Squash, marrow, this collection only such varieties as can b: planted with good results during August, Septemberand
per bbl, 40 to 50c. Green peas, Norfolk, of ten dollars per acre,or even less, October.

per basket, 1.50 to 3.00; Florida, per crate, castor beans are well enough.So .

1.00 to 2 00. Celery, 10 to 75c. per dozen. with sunflowers,and so with other $1.00 Family Garden Collection. $1.00 Postpaid.

Cauliflower, Long Island and .Jersey, per crops of like character which will occur

barrel, 50c. to 2.50. Eggplant, 2.50 to to most readers on a little reflection. It I pint Rust Proof Wax Beans..... ...,....,,.25CI 1 Packet Long Green Cucumber... ........:..05CI
3.50 per barrel; per box, 1.25 to 1.75. Pint Bliss Everbearing Peas ....... .... .....250 Packet Giant Curled Mustard... .... ......05C
Okra, New Orleans, per box, 1.00; Flori- is much better for a man in'the stress of I Ounce Eclipse Beets.... ..., ...... .. .......IOC I Ounce Early White Bush Squash... ...,...JOG

da, per carrier,. 1.25 to 1.75. String I necessity to take those crops for which I Packet Sure Crop Cabbage (early)....... .....10CI I Ounce White Egg Turnip... ......to......ioc

beans, Southern green and wax, 50c. to Florida has been proven to be adapted, Packet Centennial Flat Dutch Cabbage(late.ioc) I Ounce Purple Top Globe Turnip...., ......ioc

1.25 per basket. Lettuce, New Orleans, and which have been shown to be prof-- I Packet Drumhead Cabbage lettuce ...050 I Packet Improved American Ruta Baga ....050
per barrel, 5.00 to 7.00; Boston, hothouse I Packet Dwarf Champion -
itable and cultivate them with the best
omato't" roc
/ ?",
; 50 to 75c. per dozen. Cucumbers, I Ounce Long Scarlet $r,5o

Florida, per crate, 1.50 to 3.00; Boston, methods which he can command or can I Packet St. Valery Carrot .......... ..,... ..050
per dozen 60 to 75c. anywhere learn, than to be casting
__ ...-- about for something new and untried. 1.50 for $1.00. That Is what You Get in this Collection.

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reduce the mortgage and increase : received a small shipment of Indian OUR FALL CATALOGUE FREE ON APPLICATION.

the profits of the farm.Let river oranges from Ankona, for which

$4.50 a box was guaranteed. H. G. HASTINGS & CO. .
us send it this week. Send .
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I your address ; no money.The .. US. We sell your Poultry, Veal8t
fruits! and all produce at high- ,
! Rural New-Yorker, TRY est nces. DAILY RETURNS For!
and write
! J.I /jo9 !' ar1 Street, New York, ...r I stencils!'. I. BAQE prices t' & SONS, 183 references Meade ., N. Y.

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Live Stock. point for all this Southern country. stock growing in Alabama, they say, The "Leesburg Commercial" says
When people talk, about going to town is that they have too much land.--H. Mr. E. D. Dykes raised an acre'of
they mean Mobile. Traveling throughthe P. Miller in Ohio Farmer. pumpkins' pine land, used out of
I That Cow. country one occasionally comes them for 'two months, then stored

\ Editor Farmer and Frutt-Grower: across a finger-board, thirty, forty or Artichokes-Oat Grass. away eight hundred fine pump.

: So much was said the past season even fifty miles from the city. Thereare Editor Farmer and Fruit-Grower: kins. An average: a rViU, not pro-
about silvers pig that ,I thought I traders at points along the railroads 1. I write to ask if you know: duce over three or,four hundred, mel-
would say something about Chese- to whom small producers sell, whether artichokes do well here, and ons large enough to ship, and we
bro's cow. This cow is a grade Jersey but at a great sacrifice. I if so, where the Red Brazilian varie- imagine many of these pumpkins were

;iJ : was three years old May 29, Sheep here are seen but once or ties can be procured ? pretty small. _
1895. She dropped her second calf, twice a year. When they wish to 2. I also desire to know if tall med-- ..*
] October 12, 1895. She now gives sell or shear they are hunted up. Theyare ow oat grass has been tried in this The manufacture of lead pencils
j I twelve quarts of mild a day. For the never salted nor fed. No cullingof State ? It has always been a surpriseto wrapped .with paper foil threatens to
: week ending November 9 there was the flock is ever made. Even when me that no more attention has been cripple the: cedar'industry of ,Florida;

twenty-two quarts of milk sold at six they wish to sell they simply cut out paid to winter grasses here. .t ta .G. ..
cents a quart and six pounds of butter as many as they wish to dispose of, W. C... GREEN. ,
J, was made, four and a half of which without any regard to their age. Their Orlando, Fla. FERTILIZE

N was sold at twenty-five cents per tails are never docked. They do cas- I. In' "Gardening in Florida," ECONOMICALLY ,
1 pounds. So the amount stands thus : trate some of-the lambs. Whitner says of the artichoke: "I doubt PROFITABLY. AND EFFECTIVELY
I 22 quarts mild at 6c. $i 30 The sheep down here show no there being half-a dozen gardens in & BY THE
11 6 Ibs. butter at 26c i 50 marks of any of our improved breeds. the State wherein it is ,cultivated. The NITRATE it SODA ,
milk used in have white faces and I 1 "
8 They legs.
quarts explanation for which neglect lies Y Nearly all fertilizers are ineffective because I
family at sc. ., 40 think none of the ewes have horns, probably in the vast number of vege nla they":)contain and this too little little in an NITROGEN insoluble("ammo-form. .
skim milt for and the have I horns. Add a little NITRATE or SODA to these and
54 quarts rams very light tables within our reach, and whichare the result will be 8toni8h1n .
.: fowls at 2oc . i 08 They have long slender necks, very Jar more highly esteemed. In it A PAMPHLET FREE and telltnghow when
: --$330 light bones, drooping rumps, and to use nitrate, and how to buy and use ferttUzers -
appearance the plant resembles: a huge most economically AddressS.
She was fed 20C worthof light quarters. I examined the car Scotch thistle and without the usual M. Harris,Moreton.Farm(CP.0.),New York
bran day casses on Mobile market. They are .1..>" c.>-... .' .
per 140 condiments is about as palatable." .. ....................................................
i 4 quarts scrap potatoes per so light and thin that they would not The Jerusalem, artichoke is more; s.............. .....wwQuicK................................ ....,.............v

.1 1 day at 150 per bushel 15i be handled on a northern market at favorably spoken of.HIt is a little WORK
i: Hay.once.a day 50 '. 33 all. Still, there is a good demand for less nutritious but far more productivethan 'I
I -- Igo mutton, and all the choice cuts sell at the Irish In selling and paying for Fruits and Vegetables :
potato, especially on shipped to us is our motto. WE
,, -- 24 cents per pound. On foot theyare thin lands. Sandy soil of fair quality GIVE GOODS SENT US BY GROWERS I
', $ not sold by the pound but as FIRST PLACE BECAUSE WE NEVER 4
: S 30 is said to yield from 1,200 to 1,500 ,BUY'OURSELVES. They are protectedby
ia'I i-, they used to be in England, by the bushels per acre. The tops cured in our 40 years experience without defaulting -
)' a dollar. Enquire as to our standing
: Leaving $1.40 per week head. They bring from $I.SO to $2.So I autumn form an excellent hay, yield- and financial stability which any bank or
! profit. . $140 a head. There is now a company in five six merchants having mercantile reports can
, ing or tons per acre. verify-then try us-WB BELIEVE: OUR <
. Or-$5I5per. month or $34.50 n e the city that slaughters and chills the Yet we doubt if either variety of .METHOD 'WILL SATISFY YOU., :Send C
for months. There is belief your name for our quotations. Stencil and,
profit .six carcasses. a prevailing
the artichoke into .
ever generaluse. cards frte. ,Letters, ptomptly.answered.FRENCH :
j M. CHESEBRO. among the people of the South When once in possession of the
.'1 Plummers, Fla. that meat is not palatable until it has 'ground the artichoke is said to be &, 'CO.. :, \

F'F'r' been chilled eight or ten days. hard to eradicate. 116 Warren St" New York.

r The Sheep Industry in ,the South. Southerners think their meat is 2. We believe this was tested, ,_
: There can hardly be said to be such sweeter than the excessively fat meat of among other grasses, at the State Experiment 1855. f

t, industry as stock breeding in this the North. Ewes that are kept Station, but without,substantial .,
country, unless we confine our thoughtto breeding drop their lambs during the results. Many of the northern Bradley Redfleld. Eugene B. .R dfteld.
the few Northern men who have first four months of the year. Last I grasses, including timothy, will growin ESTABLISH 1871.
brought down a few cattle and hogs. spring was so excessively cold that the winter here on the heavier class REDFIELD & SON,

There is only an occasional l man that nearly all the lambs perished, hence I of soils, but they will seldom make Commission Merchants

confines his stock and attempts to direct they expect to breed early, and that growth enough to cut for hay, and for ,
their breeding. There is not one there will be another early crop and pasturage they are not valuable, be- AND-

hundredth of one per' cent of the land : heavy losses, if the spring is cold. cause they would have to be sown( ev- 'Fruit Auctioneers
fenced. Stock of ;all kinds and both They shear in April and May. The ery year, and a pasture is not service- ,
sexes roam ,the woods throughout the native sheep give two and three able unless it can be kept from year to 141 Dock Street,. Philadelphia, Pa.t

year. Sheep are least improved of pounds ot wool. They notice the depression year and become a sod dense enoughto either We handle at private all kinds sale$ (which"of Fruits has and heretofore Vegetables been,
any stock. There is a quite general in the wool market, but resist the trampling of stock. The our custom) or by the auction system (recently
belief that sheep cannot be brought sheep are no cheaper here than five or Italian rye grass grows welkin winter added. to our business)as you may desire.

from the North successfully. Even ten years ago. The mutton market here and makes a beautiful lawn, but FOR RENT.
some men from the North think that governs the price of ewes. Youngewes is of no economic value, dying downon THE. ALGONQUIN HOTEL,
the;piney 'woods sheep cannot be improved can be bought for $2 to $2.50 a the approach of hot weather. At St., Augustine.
with Northern rams. A Mr. head. I .-. .
Completely furnished. Apply to G,. J eserve,
Williams, who has been here eight The great drawback to sheep breed- An important factor in the economyof St.Augustine, Fla. !.
years, having come from Illinois, ing in this country is the heavy rain- the household expenses in those ear- i I
brought a Shropshire ram from that (fall. They say it just pours down dur- ly days was the handmill for grinding '' I
State'and bred him twice upon native ing the early spring months and againin grits and meal. It has been put in THE OCEAN 'VIEW HOTEL,.

ewes. He told*me that the lambs did July. But as soon as the rain motion again, and can be seen in live- At St. Augustine.
well until after weaned, when they began ceases the sun appears and dries ev- ly use every day' since the new corn Completely furnished. Right on the Bay
decline. His belief that off. The soil is Rare Bargain Apply to Capt. W. S. M.. ukhamSt.
to was erything so sandy crop was gathered. The mill is some- Augustine or toCHApIN
the grass here was not suitable.. An- that there is never any mud save in a what trying, to the muscular tissue of FARM AGENCY
other Northern man, originally from few swales where there is a black any person, sex, or age. Your unfortunate ,
3-23-tf St., Augustine, and Boston.
Pennsylvania, was of the opinion that muck. I am told that sheep are never scribe has from sheer necessity
Merinos or Southdowns would do lame in Alabama. I think they I taken his turn at rotating the wheel 'FRUIT 7CI.EE.
well here. would never be troubled with intestinal which runs the internal machine that Foa
An old native, who has kept sheep 'worms, from the amount of resin t cracks the corn in a la mode style for SOUTHERN ORCHARD

(for;a great many years, said that he accessible to them. There are no en. hoecake or hominy, and this is the and t1st.JENNINQS' .
would not keep the natives, but that emies here for them to contend with song it sings as the crank moves fast Write for Catalogue price

higher grades than half-breeds would except the gad-fly. I or slow: "Bow the back, pinch the 1"nyo."ln NURSERY. n.. CO.,
not do well. He preferred the Merino I was very much surprised that flesh; yea, Lord I yea, LordOr!" -
cross. Hs now has a flock of this there are no burs of any kind to clingto lando Reporter. SAW MILL

grade that average about five poundsof the fleeces. The pasturage is not FARMER' works successfullywith
unwashed wool at their yearly clip. very nutritious, but it very much im I lOver $4,000 in city property and !i Grinding.4 h. p.,Mills also

The past seasop he sold his wool at proves when the pines are cut out, $30,000 in lands have been sold with and Water Wheels. I
.Mobile at thirteen cents. Mobile is and the land fenced and more heavily in the last month by the managers of DeLoach Mill Mfg/Co.. :

the principal, in fact the only, market stocked The greatest drawback to the colony.-Green Cove Spring 323 Highland/Ave., Atlanta, Ga.

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'I| Two men took their stand in the '
bow and with their hands tried to part e ft e' _

the hyacinths from in front, while the
other four bent their whole strength to The One Crop Systemof

the oars. Wind.and tide.and hyacinthswere

all against them, and, after six of farming gradually exhausts the land, unless a Fertilizer containing a

I hours work, they found themselves high percentage of Potash is used. Better crops, a better soil, and a

:- only fifty feet from their starting point. larger bank account can only then be expected. e'

The prospect looked dismal indeed, Write for our Farmers' Guide," a I42-page illustrated book. It
and the situation .
was especially vexatious is brim full of useful info:'::.iation for farmers. It will be sent free, and
PAIN. as Captain Budd had to get backto
will make and save you money. Address, .
Astor in time to carry out his trainto
Leesburg. Just as they were on GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau Street,New York.

KILLER the point of despairing, the steamer e e e e

City of Jacksonville came in sight and
TUB .GREAT the men prepared to hail her and ask
'Family Medicine of the Age. to be pulled through.The President.

Taken steamer saw the vast field of H. T. BAYA, THOS. W. CONRAD,
Internally, It Cures Cashier. Assistant Cashier.
and knew
hyacinths that she would
Diarrhoea, Cramp, Lend Pain in the t. CAPITAl $100,000.
Stomach, ,-Sore Throat, Sudden Colds have a tug of war, so to speak.
.Coughs, &c., &c. Accordingly, she turned on a full head '

,Used, Externally, It Cures of-steam and made a brave dash at the THE MERCHANTS' NATIONAL BANK

Ctt ,-Jm: ses, Burns': Scalds, Sprains, obstruction. She went plowing straight ,
Toothache? Pain' in the Face, Neu- along through it, and passed within JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA,
ralgia, Rheumatism, Frosted Feet.
fifty feet of Captain Budd's
party. Respectfully solieits your Deposits, Collections and< Genera.
No article ever attained to such unbounded These hailed the steamer vociferously,
popularlty.-SII1 OhRerur. Banking Business.CORRESPONDENCE .
,1t''partlil.An article 0: 'great merit and irtne.nn., but she did not dare stop. She kept -

We can bear testimony t.O the efficacy ot the right on ; and when she finally INVITED.
Booth nlglthe. se! erhest plln.:seen and its know Itffto bean emerged into the open water she was
eood artlcl
,A -eforirpain-noafamily barely creeping. Had she DIHEO'rOHS.
... without it.-JfJ1/ft'eal Tranarrip should bt stopped, John L. Marvin, A. B. Campbell Chas. Marvin,
I whic fe? has yet valuable nrpssp the Paln-Killer. she would have stuck as fast'as- on a H. T. Bay, T. W. Roby, Judge R. B. Archibald- ,
In use.' -rthe.most Oman. family medicine now sandbar. Judge E. M. Randall. C. B. Rogers W. M. Davidson,

no It has iKlnieih real merit!8 acquired; as a menus( reputation of removing equal pain to Left by the steamer, there was noth- Or H. Robinson John B..'Hartrldare. '

I lel"8.Perry Palu-KlJIer.-NelCporl' (KU)Daily ing for the excursion party to do but
It is really a valuable 1 medicine-it IB used by to make another desperate effort to
:. many Physicians.-linxton Traveller. get SAVINGS AND TRUST BANK
made Beware by""PERRY/Imitations DAVIS., bn!' Bold the genuine through. So, they all fell to work

'., lug'bottles,2 and 500.. ,everywhere' V 4 ,( again and toiled until tired out, and 011' FLORIDA, .
then rested awhile and then

: ', Family Medicine of-the Age., ,the And oars so they and kept the hyacinths on through again.the CAPITAL, ,- $50,000.:.

Taken Internally, It Cures whole night, and at daylight reachedthe H. ROBINSON, President. W. J. HARKIgHEIMER Vice-Fret
:r Diarrhoea, Cramp, and Pain in the open water, and then pulled out WM: RAWLINSON, Cashier,

": Stomach,'Sore Throat Sudden Colds, for Astor, where they arrived just a -
Coughs, &c., &c.
]little before the leaving time of Cap DIRECTORS :
Used Externally, It Cures tain Budd's train. It was the hun- H ROBINSON J. HILDEBRAND, P. McMURRAY,
Cuts, Bruises, Burns, Scalds, Sprains, W. J. HARKISHEIMER, PHILIP WALTER R. H. LIGGETT,
Toothache, *Pain in''' the Face, Neuralgia griest, thirstiest and weariest lot of J. A.HENDERSON, C. C. ROBERTSONWe B. OWEN.:

Rheumatism, Frosted Feet. men that ever clambered up the dockat Collections made on all points of Florida,and Remitted for on day of Pay

No article ever attained- to such unbounded Astor, and thanked heaven that ment.. Active and Savings Accounts Solicited. Interest Paid on *
popularlty.-Salem Ob erver. they were back at last.-Leesburg Savings. '
An article of great merit and.Tirtne.-Cinn.
lfont.areil. Commercial.
,We can bear testimony the efficacy'of the,, '
:Pain-Killer. We have its .
seen magic effects To FLORIDA FRUIT EXCHANGE.
soothing the severest pain, and know It to be a
good article.-Cincinnati DiipatcJi. Protection for Tender Plants.
A speedy cure for pain-no family should be .
Without It.-Montreal Tranirript. Mr.. J. A. Fletcher famous builder I
NothIDf.ha8.Tet surpassed the Pain-Killer I An Incorporated Home Association of Orange G rowers for marketing ,Florida Fruit to the
In use.-T, an. "family medicine"now and occupant of a village of palmetto best advantage.-AUTHOHlZED I CAPITAL $300.000.
It has rehl merit; as a means of removing pain houses has out of the feature BOX MATERIAL-The Exchange is fully prepared to supply boxes and paper on
po medicine has acquired a reputation equal to gone lottery order. Write for price list and terms.
Perry*. Davis', Paln-KJller.-Nwporl (Ky.) Daily as connected with winter vegetable -: OFFICERS :-
NIt!.really a' valuable'medicinelt'10 need by farming a considerable extent. He GEO. H. FAIRBANKS, President. D. GREENLEAF, Vice-President.
rainy Physicians.Boa/on Traveller. ALBERT M. IV S.Oen'l Mgr. and Treas. M. P. TURNER Secretary.DIRECTORS ::! .
Beware of imitations button. !' the /genuine! has covered a space, 100x30 (feet, witha -Geo. t. Fairbanks, Alachua Co.; E. G. Hill Bradford. Co.; Dr. E. E. Pratt
large made\ bottles by "PERRT,26 and 6Uo. everywhere HillsboroCo.: .John Fabyan Lake Co.: Hy Crutcher Orange Co.; D. Greenleaf Duval Cd.;
; wooden frame roofed with 12x16- J. D. Mead, Duval Co.; A. Brady Brevard CO.L F. G. Sampson, Marion Co. ;. C. V. HUlyer,
inch glass plates. This entire space is Marion Co.; John M. Bryan Osceola Co.; W. E.! Stanton, Putnam Co.; M. Moreman St.
Johns Co.; C. F. A. Biolby, Volusia Co.; Irving Keck Polk Co. '
In a Sea of Water Hyacinths. I now occupied by cucumber plants, Address'all correspondence to the Florida Fruit Exchange Jacksonville, Fla. Stencils. ,
I Captain'Wm. Budd, the popular con. I which will be run upon oak bushes with full packing and shipping instructions furnished on application.

l doctor of the St. Johns 'and Lake.EUS- like peas. Frost or no frost, they will

I! tis Railway, recently had quite a disagreeable I be in market during the Christmas JOHN CLARK, SON &' CO., ,

experience on Lake George. i I holidays. An Orlando man who raised

While lying over at Astor he and five cucumbers under glass in a similar Grocers and Commission MerchantsDEALERS

friends took a steam launch and went manner sold his crop, which was probably -

down the St. Johns to visit the light- a small one, to the ,winter hotels'

house in the lake. for one dollar each. :Messrs. Howard .
After a very pleasant" time with the & Kennedy cleared the expense of Coal, Hay, Grain, Wines, Liquors,

keeper and his friends, the party started I their artesian well (from a patch of cucumbers Cigars, Tobacco, Etc.

"to return to ,Astor, but found, to their I which they were able to save .

',consternation, that the wind had from drought_ _by its aid. Mr. Fletcherhas Jacksonville' F1oricta..

changed during their stay, and had also a field of tomatoes in prospect

blown an immense field of water hyacinths which he is preparing to irrigate in PRICE-LIST OF WHISKIES I :

between them and their desti. case of drought or frost. It is known MANONGA HELA RyE.t 50 CABINET BOURBON.... .............. ..$6 oo
that the PARKER..... ............ ..... ........... I75 J. MARTIN RYE.............. ................ 300
nation; in facts( they were completely customary stream from a hydrant ORANGE VALLEy...... ...... ...... ...... :700 VIRGINIA GLADES............... .......... 400
surrounded by this vegetable terror of turned into a row will mostly SPRINGVALLEY......... .... ............. :a 50 OLD BOURBON........... ........ ....590
BALTIMORE CORN .................. :2 OO KENTUCKY SOUR MASH................ 560
the St. Johns. sink into the ground before reachingthe NORTIICAROLINACORN... ............ :350 OLD BAKER...... ... ...................,.., 5PO
They went bravely to work, however, end' of the row. To surmount this CLIFTON CLUB...,. ...... ... .......... 3 oo MONTROSE VELVET RYE.................i 6 oo

and with might and main strove to force difficulty he has built a tank sixteen JUGS EXTRA: One gallon 250; two gallon, soc; three gallon. 75C. Remit by post office
money order, check or registered letter We cannot ship C, O. D. Remit with order J
their through the obstruction. feet long 8 feet wide and from
way deep,
I A complete price-list of Groceries, and Wine List sent free on application.
: They had sent back the launch and retained which he can flood each row instant.
a yawl in which to return. ly.:..-Manatee River Journal JOHN CLARK: {, SON & CO,




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when they can be shipped off at the 15 RONZE Turkeys, Indian Games Black Lang-
** shans and Pekin Ducks. Eggs in season. A
WOVEN WIRE FENCE pleasure of the seller. GRAPE VINES few quarts of McNeil Peas at Jt.oo per quart, 50
cents a pint, postpaid. ,Mrs. W. H. Mann
Over 50 Styles The best on Earth. Horse high, Another advantage which will com- Largest Stock in the Mannville, Fla. 10-13-12
Bull strong, l'fg and Chicken World Small Fruits. Introducer of unrivalledJatallefr
make from 40 mend the to farmer owning small & Fay Currant.
tight. You can crop Gooseberry our prices on improved varieties Pomelo
toi'60' rods per day for from ( e. teo.8.Jo8sclyn! .l redonlaN.Y. SEE
areas of land is his ability to grow two this column. J. W. &F. D. Waite.
14to 22c. a Rod.

Illustrated Catalogue Free. crops on the same piece of ground. FOR SALE for cashtime or hade,orange groves,

Ridgeville KITSELMAN, BROS.Indiana., An Irish potato crop can be put in CELERY PLANTS. Fla. and timber lands. E. RUMLEY 3-ll-i6t, Keuka,

during the early spring and harvestedin *
For the many of our customers who wish Cel-
ample time to in the sweet Plants instead of the tedious of FIFTY THOUSAND Grapefruit Seedlings for
put ery process try '
feet will dormant
z% years old, 4 to 5 high; -
to raise the from seed have made
potato crop. These points, Mr. Sher- ing crop we bud to order. Have a few budded to the
with in
arrangements a practical celery grower
seedless grapefruit. These trees are fine, and
wood thinks, should make the sweet Florida to furnish good stroog, stocky plants for sale very reasonable indeed, as we expect to
with ready for setting in the open ground at 75 cents quit the business. Come and see them
potato crop a very popular one per 100, postpaid. By express, not prepaid,$g.oo before buying nursery elsewhere. Bowyer& Stephens,
the farmers of Middle Florida, where per until loco.December Plants 1st.can be furnished from now Lakeland, Fla. 9-21-10

.. .. finer crops of them can be grown than I
;.o! H. G. HASTINGS & CO., PLANTS. Two acres of them.
THE PAGE FENCE A MASCOT. anywhere else in the South, and he InterlachQn, Fla. I STRAWBERRY grown and vigorous Alabama New-
nans and Clouds. Prices on application, accord-
With more miles of it in use than any other railroad expects to see quite an industry springup ing to quantity. G. W. Jennings, Lawtey, Fla.qI4tt .

beats,the the world's Lake Shore record and for Michigan long distance Southern speed.now in this line within the next year or THE i IMPROVED ,

PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE CO., Adrian,Mich. VICTOR WANTED. An agent In every township to

two.Mr.. Sherwood that when :Florida Cyclone Corn Sheller. ,Address
says Farmer and Fruit Grower, Jacksonville, Fla. UFOR'
CHOICE FRUITS AND FLOWERS FOR sweep potatoes first commenced to -,. ; INCUBATOR

SOUTHERN PLANTING.Pears be shipped north there was little ? _- Hatches Chickens by Steam. 'SALE Two Leon county farm's, 480 acres
very 'I I .. Absolutely 8clf-reRulntinir. acres. Excellent fo stock raising and
a specialty. Trifoliata OrangeStocks., demand for them but the :s: ue The simplest, most reliable 390 I
Prices Low. List Free. SUMMIT NURSERIES as peopleup l'ata- -==- and cheapest first-class Hatches tobacco growing. W. B. Clarkson,Jacksonville, I
Monticello, Fla. there come to know what they Jog-ne In the market. Circulars free Fla. 8.24-tf :
I 4 cents; GEO.Ell.'EL&;;CO..Quincy DL
really are the demand increases, and CITRUS NURSERY TREES AND'BUDWOOD
1 Chester White,
Stark's Seedless
Parson Brown. ,
i sreiL iPIG BERKSHIRE s. Jersey,Guernsey&Poland&China Hoi- he thinks when they are known Jaffa, Tangerine, King, Tardiff, Grape Fruit,

I stein Cattle. Thoroughbred throughout the northern and western -YEWrappers. Villa Franca Lemons and other varieties,
Sheep Fancy Poultry,Hunting such as Nonpareil, Majorca, St Michael,
and House Dogs. Catalogue. States there will scarcely be a proba- Malta Blood and Centennial. Address, A. L.
1 8. W. SMIT ochranvllie, Chester Co., Pa. bility of glutting the market. Duncan, Manager, Milwaukee Groves and Nur-
I series, Dunedin, Fla. 8-i7-tf

f Sweet Potatoes for Northern farm can be found in Middle Florida NO MORE CHEATING. ANEW deal on wire netting. Prices cut in

1 Markets. where potato growing is not partici-- We pay freight. Write for our lates
I Consumers of Fruit price-list. E. W Amsden, Ormond Fla. 7-i-tft
pated in more or less, but heretofore Wrappers may

I Mr. Sherwood, of Chaire's Station, so far as the information of the writer now know that they get an honest ream rpILGHMAN'S CONDITION POWDERS will

I a small town twelve miles east of here of 480 sheets and not 400 or 320 sheetsto eat and grow fat. Given as a
goes, no effort has been to market dealers drench to stock that will not eat. Sample pack-
ream as some unscrupulous
!i on the Florida Central and Peninsular them further than the few requiredfor supply. age by mail 35 cents. W. G. Tilghman, Palatka,

: railroad in the few Fla. 629.20
was city a days local consumption.There .
OUR "FAIR AND GROVE. 100 acres, to years set
and in answer to questions by a SQUARE"Printed IRRIGATED
ago are numbers of other crops trees150 in other fruit trees, etc.
newspaper man related some facts reF and condi-- f For sale at a sacrifice. Address "F," The Palms,
that with favorable
seasons Wrappers are put up in packagesof Lane Park, Lake County, Fla. 4279mIF
that he
to an industry says'will
tions for marketing might be far more 1000 each, and each Wrapper is
ANY ONE who has been benefited by the
add the
in the near future greatly to profitable to the farmer than potato numbered, in printing, consecutively of Dr William's Pink Pills will write to

material wealth and prosperity of Leon from 1 to 1000. No one can THE FARMER AND FRUIT GROWER they will receive -
growing,but there are few as easy to information that will be of much value and

county.Mr. grow and as sure of a bountiful yield. HONESTLY BEAT interest to them. 1O I
Sherwood is a northern man
This, the writer's informant thinks, MAKE HENS LAY-There is nothing like"Bowker's
raised in central New York and after- hold them T. Animal Meal. 40 tons sold in Flor-
together with the ability to our prices. Send,for samplen and prices
wards for in ida last year. Hundreds of testimonials. For
residing many years until the markets are favorable, for toTHE particulars, write E. W. Amsden, Ormond, .Fla.

,Michigan from which State: he removedto shipping should make the Florida JERSEY CITY PRINTING CO. io-i3-tf

Florida about two years ago and located desirable for BUDWOoo.-orders ,for spring delivery now
sweet potato a crop
very cent with order, bal-
at Chaires after JERSEY CITY N. J. per
looking through ,
the farmers. ance when buds are ordered shipped. Pineapple,
other sections of the State, believing is N. B.-We do not deal in imprinted $Is per 1,000, King, Parson Brown, Waite's Early
The use of sweet potatoes not
Prolific, $10 per 1,000. Magnum Bonum, Jaffa
I this to be the best adapted to his particular confined to the table by, means wrappers. Tangerine, Ruby Blood,St.Michael Blood, Hart's
any '
I calling. He believed there Tardiff,'Navel, Sanford's Mediterranean, $7 'per
either. Those in position to know per 1,000. Walters' Josselyn Triumph. Auran-
was big money in raising 'sweet pota- that the farmer who is fortunate NEW CROP SEEDSAT tium, Pomelo, $8 per 1,000. Marsh Seedless,.$20
for market and his say per 1,000. Small orders solicited at reasonable:;
,toes experience enough to have his own meat to fatten REASONABLE PRICES. rat-s. June buds for sale. White Fly not known
furnishes some interesting informationfrom in this section. J. TV. & F. D. Waite, Belleview,
will find it to his advantage to have a Fla. 10-26-6.
which others in Florida be
may Jarge potato patch to turn his hogs in Genuine Bermuda Onion Seed Pearl, Ber-
able to profit. muda, White Silver Skin, Yellow Danvers and ATTENTION I I am selling out my stock of
during the early fall. They are saidto Top or PerennialNew and White Leghorns, including
The first year he says he fooled be much more effective than corn, Crop of Refugee Beans, $4 per bushel. breeding pens. Write quick and get prices.
his where how Island Poultry Yard, Fernandina, Fla 11-2-3
.away crop learning or in fact any other food, "to give ONION SETS.: LOOK LOOK $1,25 per acre will buy 161 acres

when to ship, and the approximatecost the hogs a starter" as it is sometimes Finest Strains of Cabbage, Florida tested.A first class pine land in sec. 4, t 16 S, .r 23
of the product. Having educated full line of all seeds. east. Well timbered, title perfect. Also 8 ooo
expressed by the farmers.Tallahas- Florida and Georgia Seed Rye and Oats. one year old Parson Brown Orange, Carney I''
himself in these very important es Lemon and Grape Fruit buds Write for prices.M. .

'sentials he went deeper into the busi-- seean. WINTER FLOWERING BULBS.Send Weir. &,J Fla.H Turnley, Excelsior Nurseries 11-2-9, Lake

this and is much for price list.
ness year very A Flourishing Grove. FOR SALE A Poland-China Boar, seven

.pleased with the success of his venture. "The which is L. CAMERON, Seedsman, old. Will weigh about 150 pounds. I
Anchorage, by meant Jacksonville Fla. Raised in Florida. Price 810.00, W..H. Powers, I
He states definitely from his own experience ._
the grove property of Colonel Dyer at Lawtey, Fla. tf

that sweet potatoes can be Winter Park, is said to be in advanceof II CENTAWORD COL UMN.
for of all vari-
WOOD sale leading
raised here for less than eleven cents any grove in the county. It is in BUDDING orange, lemon and grape fruit. Five

per bushel, and'all this season he has charge of Mr. F. G. McMurray, who RATES.-Twenty words, name and address, arrival dollars per guaranteed.thousand, Gulick delivered Bros.by, mail.Riverside Safe, I

been buying them at one dollar per reports that the stalks of many of'the one week,25 cents; three weeks :50 cents. Nothing California, Formerly of Mt. Dora, Fla. 11-9-4 i
taken for less than cents.
barrel of two and a half bushels. Thisis trees were left alive fifteen or twenty Advertisements for this 25 column MUST be CHOICE PINEAPPLE 'PLANTS per dozen or ;
pre- Large seedling trees and ,
a net profit ,to the producer of feet above the and orange
ground paid.
are now Kieffer pears only$2 per 100. Giant Bamboos !
about twenty-nine cents per bushel, full of vigorous shoots some of which Send no stamps larger than two cents. only 25 cents, Dwarf bamboos, 10 c. Caladium '
and farmer with in the Initials and figures count word. and Lilly bulbs only $7.50 per barrel 5 cents
as one
any experience have oranges on them. Some of the each. Roses, Palms, etc., almost given away." I
matter of potato growing will readilysee Camphor seed, grandest of shade trees 10 'cents
shoots which put out near the groundare CELERY PLANTS for sale. 75 cents per 100 package. Robert G. Bidwell, Orlando, Florida.
big money in it. They requireless twenty feet high. He says that ; $5 00 per 1000 by express not pre- Box 147. 11-9-3
paid. II. G. Fletcher Paradise, Fla.
11-33-3 for sale at
cultivation than ONION PLANTS $1.50
probably any from( trees he BERMUDA
250 expects get
300 Orders for five thousand, or
SALE ($7,0000 cash or 5 years at per .
and harvested. FOR 5 per I
other crop are easily boxes of Orlando at thousand. Chubb & Ward,
., oranges next year.- ) or lease. That splendid farm on Duval over $1.25 per
Another advantage the potato possesses Reporter. Island of 105 acres rich hammock with 8 roomed Winter Park, Fla. 11-9-3
house, etc. Suitable for farming, stock or fruit : ORANGE BUDWOOD from fifteen ((15)) choice
other Florida
over most crops rowing. Owner going abroad. Apply Mr. varieties. Identity and satisfaction

'that it need not be rushed off to marketto Word comes from Citra that the Turnbull. Duval House, Floral City, Fla. 11.33-3 guarantee at $4,50 per thousand. Harts ban-
; SALE Bull three old. ana plants 5 cents. Address, Earl W. Martin,
Jersey Full
: prevent decay just when the marketis Bishop Hoyt grove is being planted FOR 4500. Finest in State.years Also 'three Draidentown, Manatee county, Fla. 11-9-3

glutted and there_ is no demand for with pineapple slips of excellent varie- Berkshire sows, $10 each, Address, M. Renz, FLORIDA ROAD LAW; in' neat pamphlet
Bridgeport, Fla. z1.2,3 5 form 10 cents by mail. Storrs & Storrs, :Prin-
'them. If the markets are not favorable ties, and that $7,000 were invested in Fla
DeFuniak ,
ters, Springs, 11-16-3
at harvesting time they can be t them Mr. Light has a large con- 400 ACRES OF LAND. 40 cleared and .
fenced, \% mile to station, 'zoo best of WANTED, position as foreman in an orange
gathered and put away with perfect tract to furnish lumber to cover these furniture; to exchange for Florida property. J. care taker of property by man of

until the following Ocala Banner. I Seward Brown, Quintette, Escambia; County experience. Best of references. -Address!, ,,Jas.
safety summer plants.- Florida, 11-16-3 NelsonOzona, Fla,; 11-16-3



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1805. > PLont&A .tfAllMEk AND! 1tut't-Gnow. 751 .::<

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SAVANNAH LINE The Clyde Steamship :' .


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

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

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


From New York. From Jacksonville,
G. lVI:. SORREL, -Ia.ra.a2er.: (Pier 29. n. R.) STEAMER Florida
Tuesday, Oct. agth, ata p m .... .... ".SEl\UNOLE".Sunday. Nov. 3rd, at 4:308: m
Friday Nov. Ist, at 3 p m.........;'CHEROKEE" ...... ...Thursday, 7h, at 7:00a: m
", Monday, ,' 4th, at 3 pm...... ....."IROQUOIS"...... .........Sunday, II ibth, attn-n/to: m
Wednesday. u 6th, at 3 pm.... .... "ALGONQUIN". ..... Tuesday, I21h.'at 1200 n'n
Friday, 8th, at 3 pm. ............SE UNOLE".. ....\Wednesday 14th, at 12 co n'n
Tuesday, I2th, atspm ....."CHEROKEE"........ ..Sunday, I71hat 5x0: a m
Friday, iSth at 3 pm .. ....... "IROQUOIS" .... ......Thursday, 2ist, at 7.30 am
i Monday.u 18that3pm."ALGONQUIN".Sunday. 4th, at 10:30: a m
Wednesday, 2cth, at 3 p m......... .. "SEMINOLE".Tuesday: 26th at 12.oo n'n
';' ..5PEil3rslA Friday, 22d, atspm .... ..... CHEROKEE"............Thursday, 28th, at Ij30pm;
;,' Tuesday, 26th, at 3 p m...... ... ...."IROQUOIS"....... ... ..Sunday, Dec ist, at 4.(0 am
r.o ':,I7 Friday, II 29th, at 3 p m........"ALGONQUIN".Thursday, 5th, at 6.00am
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.. :-7;.,.,. >'t:'l' '.':' Philadelphia, Charleston and Jacksonville Line.For .

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the present and until further notice, Steamer "YEMASSEE"\ is intended to

: Ra.tee. sail from PHILADFLPHIA for CHARLESTON, Wednesdays, and from

CHARLESTON for PHILADELPHIA, Sundays. Close connection made at
I Between. Jacksonville and New York: First-class Steerage,, $12.50.$25.00 ; Intermediate, $19.00; Excursion, ?43-3; Charleston with Clyde Florida Steamers, for business to and from Jacksonville and ....

all Florida points. Also, Philadelphia and interior points via Philadelphia.. : .' '
Jacksonville and Boston or Philadelphia : Cabin, $27.00; Intermediate, $21.00; Excursion, $47.30 ; !:!
Steerage, $14.21. The magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: -


(Central or 900 Meridian Time.)

City of Augusta ...... .... .......... ...:' ....... ... .... .... ..... ...Friday, Nov. i, 4ooa.m. For Sanford, Enterprise and Intermediate Points on
City of Birmingham ......... ...... ... ......:........ .... .. .... Sunday, Nov. 3, 6.ooa.m.
Nacoochee .......... ..... .... ....... ........ .... ..:..... .... .. .....Tuesday, Nov 5, 630 p. m. the St. Johns River.The
Kansas City.. ................ .............. .... ..................Friday, Nov. 8. 9 30 a. m. .
City of Augusta .. ... .... .... .... .... ...s .. .... .... .... ... Sunday, Nov. 10, 11.30. m. ..
,City of Birmingham ... ...... .... ........ .....,....... .............. Tuesday, Nov! .12, i.ooa.m. Elegant] Iron Side-Wheel Steamer .
Nacoocheo ........ ..... ...... ...... ..................-... ...... ...-..... Friday, Nov. i.s 4.00 a. m. "CITY OF JACKSONVILLE "" ,
Kansas City ........ .... ...... .......... ........ .... ..... ............Sunday, Nov. 17, e.ooa.m. '< ,
,City of Augusta...... ....... ..... .....:...... .. ............ .....Tuesday Nov. 19, oop. m. Capt. W. A. SHAW, '
City of Birmingham ...... . .... .... .. 0 ...... ........... ..Friday, Nov, 22, 9 30 a. m.
Nacoochee . ............ ..... ... ..... >.. ........ .... .... ....... SundayNov.24,11.00am. Is appointed to sail from Jacksonville Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 3:30p. :
;Ktmaag City.,................ .......... ...... ...... ...... ....... .....Tuesday, Nov. 26, i.oop. In. and from Sanford at 9:00 ..
City or Augusta... ..... ...... ..... .. ....... .... ...... .........Tuesday, Nov. 29 3.00p.m. m., Mondays Wednesdays Saturdays : a m.,
Enterprise, 9:30: a. m.


Chattahoochee.... ............ ... .............. .... .... .... ... ... ...Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7.ooa.m. Read Down. SCHEDULE- Read Up.
Gate City............ .... .... ............ ..... .... ....... ..... ........ Sunday, Nov. 10, II.30a.m*. Leave .330 p. n1 .... .................Jacksonville..... ..., .. ...... Arrive m.U" .
...... .. ......... ..... ..... ... .. ........... Nov. 3.30p.
I Tallahassee ...... Thursday, 14. 3.30p.-m. 8.45 m.. .. .. Paa] tka.. .............. .. Leave 8.oop.m.
....... .. .. .. .. .......... .. ... .,.......... Tuesday, Nov. 700 a. m P to. :
Chattahoochee. 19 3.00 a. In. ......... ..... ... ...... Astor... .. ................ 3.30p.m.
late City.. .. ...:. .' .... .. .. 0 ... .... .... .... .... ... ..... .... ...Sunday, Nov, 24, 'n.ooa. m. 4.30 a 111. ......................." St. Francis........ .... ............. I.30p.m.
Tallahassee .... ..c.... .....;.. ...... .... ........ .... ............ ....Thurday, Nov 28, 2.00a.m. u 5.30 a. m ..................... to...Berresford .... .... ............. ..... u 12.oonoon
II 600 a. m ...... .... ........ .... .... Blue Springs...... .... ............ .. 11.3oa.m.
FROM SAVANNAH TO PHILADELPHIA.These Arrive 8.30 a. m ...... ...... .. .... Sanford............:.. ............ ..... 9 008. In,
II 9.25a.m.. ....... .. .. ....._ .. ... Enterprise........ .... ... ... ..... 9.3oam.
( Ships do NOT Carry Passengers.)

City of l\Iacoll ...... .... ...... ... .... ............. ............... Saturday, Nov. 9, 10.30 a. m. General Passenger and Ticket Office, 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville I. .
City of l\Iacon .......... .... .... .......... ...... ........ .... .... ...Tuesday Nov. 19, 7.00a m.CityofMacon -
.... .............. .... ........... ......... ...... ......Friday, Nov. 29, 3.00 p. rrt. A. J. COLE, Passenger Agent 5 Bowling Green, )r. ew York.
1\[. II.: CLYDE, Assistant Traffic Manager, 5 Bow\ lug Green, New York.
I). I). C. 1IINIGf'ueral: Freight Agent. 12 i'o. Delaware] avenue, Philadelphia Pat
THESE PALACE STEAMERS TIIEO. G. GEn! Traffic Manager 5 Bowling G-een, New York. .
F. M. IRONMONGER, Jr., Florida Passenger Agent 204 West Bay St., Jacksonville. Flm.
JOHN L. HOWARD, Florida Freight Agent foot Hogan Street Jacksonville, Fla.
with Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah, Florida !& Western Railway,
Connect at Savannah
LESLIE, foot Fla.WM. .
Florida Central & Peninsular Railroad. J. A. Superintendent, .Hogan Street Jacksonville.
and Checks to all points North and East. See
Through Bills of fading Tickets Baggage your
neatest ticket agent or write for Freight or Passage to P. CLYDE & CO., Gen'l Agents,
J. P. BECKWITH, G. F. & P. Agent New Pier 35 N. R., New York.R. .
L WALKER, Agent, C. G.ANDERSON Agent 1'd Snnth T> 1awar > A vpnnfll. P'hthu1f111p11tR.. K Itnwlfnsr rfllfllD.> N"w'Vo1'k.
New Pier No.35, North River 1-.New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah Ga.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents, Lewis' Wharf Boston
Third Street, Philadelphia. .
W. L .JAMES, Agent 13 S.
W. H. RHF/TT, Gen'l Agt. C. R. R., 317 Broadway New York.J. .
D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent Sav., Fla. & Western Ry. Co., 201! Broadway N. Y. WILLIAM A. BOURS & CO.
, J. L. ADAMS, Gen'l East. Agt. F. C. & P. R. R., A. DeW. SAMPSON General: Agent ,
353 Broadway, New York. 306 Washington St., Boston.W. .
J. FARRELL Soliciting Agent. W. E. ARNOLD, Gen. Trav. Pass. Agt.,
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