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THE FLORIDA FLO AGRICULTURIST 557
Woods Seeds SeedsFALL
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FALL SOWING SOWINGEvery
Every farmer should shouldhave shouldhave shouldhave
have a copy of our ourNew ourNew ourNew
New Fall Catalogue CatalogueIt lalojQe lalojQeIt
It givesbest gives best methods of seed Beedingiandifull seedinglandlfull seedingiandifull
ingiandifull information about aboutCrimson aboutCrimson aboutCrimson
Crimson Clover CloverVetches CloverVetches CloverVetches
Vetches Alfalfa AlfalfaSeed A1fa1faSeed AlfalfaSeed
Seed Oats Rye RyeBarley RyeBarley RyeBarley
Barley Seed Wheat WheatGrasses WheatGrasses WheatGrasses
Grasses and Clovers CloversDescriptive CloversDescriptive CloversDescriptive
Descriptive Fall Catalogue Cataloguemailed Cataloguemailed Cataloguemailed
mailed free and prices pricesquoted pricesquoted pricesquoted
quoted on request requestT requestT requestT
T W Wood I Sons SonsSeedsmen SonsSeedsmen SonsSeedsmen
Seedsmen Richmond Va VaOnr VaOur VaObbest
Our Trade Mark Brand Seedsare bt ainableo ainableomust the thebest thebest
annd cleane tBrand otiees
Obbest best and cleanest t qualities obtainable obtainablemust obtainablemust
must be so treated A 1 fresh applica application application application ¬
tion should be made to each ulcer for forthe forthe forthe
the next two or three days at most mostthe mostthe mostthe
the disease tlis lse will be cured After the theaffected thealTCted theaffected
affected birds have had ulcers treated treatedwith treatedwinl treatedwith
with neat Jeyes fluid all the appar apparently npparcntl apparently ¬
ently cntl healthy birds in the run must mustbe mustbe mustbe
be caught 1U ht and have their faces combs eonVbswattles combswattles Olnbswa
wattles wa tUes beaks earlobes etc well wellAvashed wellwashed wellwashed
washed with some diluted Jeyes by bymeans bym byIncass
means m lIIs of a 1 rag The strength of this thislotion tllislotion thislotion
lotion should be a 1 tablespoonful Jeyes Jeyesto
to a breakfast cup of cold < old water ntcrThe ntcrThehcalt11 The Thehealthy Thehealthy
healthy hcalt11 birds are to be thus treated treatedfor treatedfor treatedfor
for the next two or three days The Thecontrol TIlentrel Thecontrol
control < > ntrel of the epidemic Is most mark markid mlrkId marked
id The most coiiveninet < to do dothese dothese dothese
these washings is in the morning when whenthe wIlenthe whenthe
the birds are first let out of the fowl fowlhouse fowlhouse fowlhouse
house It requires two people to do doit doit doit
it a servant catches ca tclles the birds one by byone byone byone
one their faces are washed and thebird thebird the thebird
bird is then put out into the run runXone runXone runNone
Xone of the birds so treated can ac acquire IlCtluire acquire ¬
quire the disease diseaseDr diseaseDr diseaseDr
Dr X says st s that the Tincture of ofIodine oflolline ofiodine
Iodine is a 1 good oo < l thing to use on the theulcer theulccr theulcer
ulcer Jeyes 1 e eyes es fluid will however be befound IJefOUlIII befound
found safer and quite as certain certainWhat certainWl13t certainWhat
What is to be done In the Moist Moistvariety Moistvariety Ioistlriet
variety lriet of the disease If vigoroustreltment vigoroustreatment vigorous vigoroustreatment
treatment is not resorted orted to at once oncethe oncethe oncethe
the affected bird must die Therefore Thereforeuse
use u e Teyes fluid neat ll lt Drop it freely freelyinto rreel rreelinto freelyinto
into the eye e e or nose and if necessary necessaryswab neceSSlrysab necessaryswab
swab out the mouth with a feather featherdipped fcatherdipped featherdipped
dipped in it it This treatment can be beconfidently beconfitlentl beconfidently
confidently recommended The incid incidence incidence incidence ¬
ence of the disease is remarkable If Ifa Ifa Ifa
a run < contains im importal > orted fowls or orcountybred orconnt orcountybred
countybred connt bntl fowls from Imported < stock stocksuch stucksUth stocksuch
such birds will be found fonndin in the first firstplace firstplnee firstplace
place to be more prone to the disease diseasethan dis diseasethan lse lsethan
than the indigenous int1i enons fowls of thisj thisjcountry this thisonntQ thiscountry
country and secondly se < ondl these birds suf suffer suff suffer ¬
fer f < or from it more severely than these theseindigenous theseintli theseindigenous
indigenous intli Cllous ibirds birdswhich which do contract the thedisease thedisease thedisease
disease
I
Influence of Parents ParentsThe ParentsThe ParentsThe
The value and importance of their theirinfluence theirinfluence theirinfluence
influence is not understood and ap appreciated appreciated appreciated ¬
preciated by many parents The fol following following following ¬
lowing from the Southern Ruralist Ruralistcontain Ruralistcontain Ruralistcontain
contain some excellent ideas on this thissubject thissubject thissubject
subject subjectHome subjectHome subjectHome
Home There is one other word in inthe inthe inthe
the English language that conveys to toour toour toour
our minds eye a a picture of a place placewe
we are taught is a goodly goo ly place placeHeaven placcHeaven placeHeaven
Heaven But ut we have linked it for forthe forthe forthe
the sake of example to the word wordhome wordhome wordhome
home and call it our heavenly home
Be it ever so humble theres no noplace noplace noplace
place likehome like home Yet I am afraid afraidthat afraidthat afraidthat
that if some of thejiomes the homes I know of ofare ofare ofare
are examples of Heaven the children childrenof
of those homes will not strive very veryhard veryhard veryhard
hard to attain it Men toil from dawn dawntill dawntill awn awntill
till dusk for home they bear their theirbreast theirbreast theirbreast
breast to the cannons fiery mouth for forhome forhome forhome
home they shoot down the man who whoinvades whoinvades whoinvades
invades the sancity of their homes homesas
as they would x mad dog and juries juriesacquit juriesacquit juriesacquit
acquit them and say Amen If Ifhome Ifhome Ifhome
home is such an allpowerful allpowerful factor factorin
in our mental moral social and po political political political ¬
litical welfare should we women not notstrive notstrive notstrive
strive to make it worthy the name namethe namethe namethe
the honor the trust confided therein thereinHome thereinHome thereinHome
Home need not necessarily be a abrownstone abrownstone abrownstone
brownstone front surrounded by all allthat allthat allthat
that is picturesque and pleasing to tothe tothe tothe
the eye or furnished with the finest finestmarkets finestmarkets finestmarkets
markets the world affords Those Thosewho Thosewho Thosewho
who are able to have such a home homeshould homeshould homeshould
should and commit a sin when they theydont the thedont theydont
dont but there arc many happy happyhomes happyhomes happyhomes
homes earthly types of heaven that thatare thatare i iarc
are of very humble dimensions and andpretensions andpretensions andpretensions
pretensions I have a home in mind mindbuilt mindbuilt mindbuilt
built of logs in the country but there therewas therewas therewas
was a Christian father and mother motherwho motherwho motherwho
who practiced what they taught their theirchildren theirchildren theirchildren
children they did not backbite their theirneighbors theirneighbors theirneighbors
neighbors they did not have a Sunday Sundayand Sundayand Sundayand
and weekday religion a company companyface companyface companyface
face and manner changed when the thecompany thecompany thecompany
company left The children were weretaught weretaught weretaught
taught to respect old age love and andobey andobey andobey
obey their parents they never quar quarreled quarreled quarreled ¬
reled among themselves like a litter litterof litterof litterof
of puppies theywere taught the ad advantages advantages advantages ¬
vantages of an education and helped helpedto
to supply the lack of educational ad advantages advantages advantages ¬
vantages by reading good books booksThough boaksThough booksThough
Though far removed from the city citythey citythey citythey
they kept abreast the times and in intouch into intouch
touch to ch with the world by means of pe periodicals p priodicalsnot pethe ¬
riodicals riodicalsnot not the yellow back kind kindit kind kindit
it could not be said of them they did ditnot didnot didnot
not know the war was over overThe overThe overThe
The children were taught not to as associate associate associate ¬
sociate with bad company and were weretold weretold weretold
told that if one played with the dirt dirtthey dirtthey dirtthey
they would most certainly get soiled soiledThe soiledThe soiledThe
The father and mother did not let letdelicacy letdelicacy letdelicacy
delicacy overcome discretion but at atthe atthe atthe
the proper age the boys and girls girlswere girlswere girlswere
were told of the evils and pitfals that thatlay thatlay thatlay
lay before them that would wreck wreckhealth wreckhealth wreckhealth
health and character if neglected or orindulged orindulged orindulged
indulged in The The father did not use usetobacco usetobacco usetobacco
tobacco the mother was innocent of ofsnuff ofsnuff ofsnuff
snuff Strong drink was never used usedits usedits usedits
its evil cited in magnified form to the thechildren thechildren thechildren
children As a result of the exem exemplary exemplary exemplary ¬
plary life of parents there are three threegenerations threegenerations threegenerations
generations of that family living not notone notone notone
one of whom from the grandfather to tothe tothe tothe
the grand son has ever been drunk drunkarrested drunkarrested drunkarrested
arrested for any offense paid a fine or orbeen orbeen
been sued in the civil courts They Theyhave Theyhave Theyhave
have been where temptations were werestrong werestrong werestrong
strong holding positions of honor and andtrust andtrust andtrust
trust but the earlier examples set by byparents byparents byparents
parents and grandparents have pre predominated predominated predominated ¬
dominated dominatedAt
At the present day and time there thereis
is very little excuse for a home not nothaving nothaving nothaving
having the very best of books papers papersand papersand papersand
and magazines and one or more mu musical musical musical ¬
sical instruments They arc all cheap cheapYoung cheapYoung cheapYoung
Young people must be entertained if ifwe ifwe ifwe
we dont have music and other per permissible permissible permissible ¬
missible amusements in our own ownhomes ownhomes ownhomes
homes our children will go where wherethey wherethey wherethey
they can have it as soon as they are arefrom arefrom arefrom
from under our control even if they theyhave theyhave theyhave
have to go to the saloons or other otherpublic otherpl1bli otherpublic
public places to find entertainment entertainmentMake cntertainmentIake entertainmentMake
Make home worth staying at There Thereare Thereare Thereare
are many husbands who would gladly gladlystay gladlystay gladlystay
stay at home if they could in peace
Many men are actually driven from fromhome fromhome fromhome
home Others in quest of peace and andquite andquite andquite
quite leave home Some men like a aclean aclean aclean
clean house they like to look at a aneatly aneatly aneatly
neatly Pressed woman if they cant cantI cantat cantat
I at home they go where they can canWomen canWomen
4 4Women
i
Women as Farmers FarmersIt
It is no longer considered a dis disgrace disgrace disgrace ¬
grace for a girl to be able to do some something something something ¬
thing for her own support They have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been poultry keepers for a a long time timebut timebut timebut
but they are ire now turning farmers and andthe andthe andthe
the best stronghold of men is in invaded invaded invaded ¬
vaded The following is from the theEpitomist theEpitomist theEpitomist
Epitomist EpitomistGirls EpitomistGirls EpitomistGirls
Girls are beginning to answer the thequestion thequestion thequestion
question What can girls do for a aliving aliving aliving
living by invading the fields hereto heretofore heretofore heretofore ¬
fore monopolized by men and engag engaging engaging engaging ¬
ing in all sorts of business often oftenwith oftenwith oftenwith
with decided success A case in point pointis
is where six sisters and their brother brotherthe brotherthe brotherthe
the youngest of the party are actual actually actually actually ¬
ly conducting a farm on their own re responsibility responsibility responsibility ¬
sponsibility near California Pa and anddoing anddoing anddoing
doing as well as any of their th ir neigh neighbors neighbors neighbors ¬
bors Of these six girls the young youngest youngest youngest ¬
est is in her teens the oldest is not notthirty notthirty notthirty
thirty The youngest is cook and andchoreboy andchoreboy andchoreboy
choreboy Next N ext to the youngest youngestis
is the cowman She attends to totwenty totwenty totwenty
twenty cows and rears the calves her herself herself herself ¬
self The next one has actually plow plowed plowed plowed ¬
ed though this work is usually done doneby doneby doneby
by a man At any rate she does all allthe allthe allthe
the planting Marketing and house housework housework housework ¬
work fall to the next older one oneThe oneThe oneThe
The pretty girl who owns to being beingthe beingthe beingthe
the oldest but one is the carter and andgardener andgardener andgardener
gardener while the oldest calls her herselfplowman herselfplowman herselfplowman
selfplowman because she taught her heryoung heryoung heryoung
young brother to plow In the dairy dairyshe dairyshe dairyshe
she is a decided success and the but butter butter butter ¬
ter she makes is famous for its ex excellence excellence excellence ¬
cellence They are up at sunrise and andin andin andin
in harvest time often work till 10 or orii orI orII
ii I I at night At other seasons they theyhave theyhave theyhave
have time for music reading nature naturestudies naturestudies naturestudies
studies in theory and am other pursuits pursuitsThey pursuitsThey pursuitsThey
They wear long blue blue overalls cut cutto cutto cutto
to the figure Holland motor caps and andheavy andheavy andheavy
heavy boots and gloves whenever pos possible possible possible ¬
sible They break their own horses horsesan
an easy task since they go about it itso itso itso
so early in the life of the animal and anddo anddo anddo
do the training so cleverly that there thereis
is no ugly scene With their perfect perfectharmony perfectharmony perfectharmony
harmony and good fellowship amongst amongstthemselves amongstthemselves amongstthemselves
themselves they are quite satisfied
with their employment and by their theirindustry theirindustry theirindustry
industry and skill they make farming farmingTomato farmingpay
pay
Tomato Origin OriginWe OriginVe OriginWe
We find aft m item in Farm Field I < icld and andFireside andFireside andFireside
Fireside which is possible but not notprobable notprobable notprobable
probable All authorities say that the thetomato thetOll1atois thetomato
tomato tOll1atois is a native of western south southAmerica southAmerica southAmerica
America chiefly Peru It is possible possiblethat possiblethat possiblethat
that the ancestors of Incas of Peru Perumay PerulIlar Perumay
may have brought the plants from frontGuam fromGualll fromGuam
Guam or some east Indian island but butit butit butit
it seems much more probable that if ifis ifis Ifis
is found wild in Guam that it was wascarried wascaITiC wascarried
carried there from South America by byJapanese byJapanese byJapanese
Japanese or Chinese junks many years yearsago yearsago yearsago
ago agoOn
On page 803 of Farm Field and Fire Firesides Firestles Firesides ¬
sides Frank E Correll makes the thestatement thostatmnent thestatement
statement that the tomato is of Ameri American American American ¬
can origin Prof James A Thomas of ofMillers oflilIers ofMillers
Millers farm ann Long LongIslaml Island was a sail sailor sailOr sailor ¬
or in it early life in the China trade tradeI
I well remember TCmembcrhis his account to me of ofa ofa ofa
a landing that he and his fellow sail sailors 8allors sailors ¬
ors made on the Island Guam about aboutfifty abouttift aboutfifty
fifty tift years ago when they found to tomatoes romatocs toniatoes ¬
matoes growing wild the large vines vinescovering vinescovering inesLOerillg
covering the ground roulld He and his tis mess messmates messmates messmates
mates raised up ul the heavy vines and andpick1 andpicked
7 picked > icked quantities of luscious tomatoes tomatoesHe
He told me that the tomato originated originatedin
in Guam GuamTo GuamTo GuamTo
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To convince any anyone one that the soil of ofDade ofDade ofDade
Dade county will produce anything that thatis thatis thatis
is planted in it by proper care and atten attention attention attention ¬
tion one has only to make a visit to the thehalfacre thehalfacre tilehalfacre
halfacre garden of Mr and Mrs M R RChapman RChapman RChapman
Chapman at 434 Fourth street Mr Mrand Mrand Mrand
and Mrs Chapman are recent comers to tothis tothis tothis
this section having come from Phila Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia ¬
delphia to this place last December As Asan Asan Asan
an experiment they planted a garden for forfamily forfamily
family fa ily use and now have beans peas peasradishes peasradishes
radishes squash cucumbers lettuce par parsnips parsnips parsnips ¬
snips tomatoes sweet corn pumpkins pumpkinswatermelons pumpkinswatermelons pumpkinswatermelons
watermelons cantaloupes and sweet and andIrish andIrish andIrish
Irish potatoes in abundance besides a achoice achoice achoice
choice variety of roses in the front yard yardThey yardThey yardThey
They are now convinced that Dade Dadecounty Dadecounty Dadecounty
county is the garden spot of the world worldSouth worldSouth worldSouth
South Florida Record RecordWishes RecordWishes RecordWishes
Wishes Nothing Better BetterE
E O Painter Fertilizer Co CoWill CoWill CoWill
Will you kindly send me prices of your yourfertilizers yourfert yourfertilizers
fertilizers fert ilizers for this year I hare used yours yoursand yoursand yoursand
and no others for the last three years a awish aed aedwish J Jwish
wish for no better I wish to get 4 tons for the thifirst thefirst thefirst
first application and more in June JuneA
A W Hardee
Copper Plate Engraving Engravingand
and Printing PrintingOf
Of all kinds in the highest style styleof styleof
of art promptly executed executedLatest executedLatest
Latest designs in Wedding Invi Invitatiom Invitations
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