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The Florida agriculturist. [volume] (DeLand, Fla.) 1878-1911, July 31, 1878, Image 3

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LEVONS.
Whence They €ome and What
They Sell for.
There is one class of individu
als in Philadelphia who welcomed the
recent "hot wave” with considerable
effusiveness. This was the fruit im
porters who count the juicy lemon
nmongthe othe r classes of fruit which
go to make up their business. While
perspiring humanity is breathing mal
edictions against old sol, the whole
sale dealer sits serenely in Lis count
ing house and breathes an inward
.hope that the red-hot visitors's stay
may be indefinitely prolonged. And
wcil he nmy, for every succeeding
day- brings no little addition to the
fruit ierier’s exchequer.
While the hot spell is upon us lem
ons will probably advance fifty cents
per diem for a box of 350. At least
they have daily advanced to that ex
tent for the past week. Four weeks
ago the price ot the best Messina
lemons wag §5.50 and $6 per box.
Two weeks ago they stood at 87.
while yesterday quotatlo ns wore at
$9.50 and sl2. By this day week, if
the wave prolongs its stay, 815 boxes
of lemons wiil be at a premium. At
least so opine the importers.
Not less than 2,000 boxes of lem
ons are weekly distributed from
Philadelphia. Of these about 600 are
consumed in the* city. The remain
der go to all parts of the State.
There is no direct iine between the
Mediterranean and Philadelphia, and
so all the local supply arrives by way
ot New York. A couple of steam
ers weekly arrive in Gotham, with a
■ total cargo of from 15,000 to 20,000
which are generally disposed of by
auction.
About four fifths of the quantity
consumed in the United States comes
from Messina and Palermo, in the is
land of Sicily. A few come from
Naples and a smaller quantity from
Mentono, the fashionable French wa
tering place. Malaga also contributes
to the general demand. The pres
ent supply comes from Sicily; those
from Mentono are due in August
while the Malaga fruit arrives from
October to November. The French
lemons are known as the “winter cut
tings,” and are generally housed till
the Spring ot the following year.
They generally remain in good con
dition until the middle of July, when
if not disposed of they begin to rot.
The cold weather which prevailed in
‘ it I \i It. .rttWjt# usly „ qf
' fected the trade, and thousands of
lemons were thrown into the river,
in a damaged condition. The lemons
that are now selling at 812 a box
would not fetch more than $1.50 in
the winter months.
A Hot Weather Heveraaro.
In view ol the suffering occasioned
by the present hot weather, I believe
that some notice given to the public
through the medium of your paper of
the value of oatmeal used in water as
t\ drink would be of great benefit.
The writer’s experience extended
through several very hot seasons in
one of the most-ex tensive metal-work
ing establishments of the country,
employing some 300 hands. The
practice was to mix about one quart
of finely ground oatmeal to two gal
lons of pump water, the oatmeal be
ing well stirred before drinking. The
hands drank this and nothing else,
and during the hottest weather, when
all the neighboring works were stop
ped because of the heat, the works
referred to did not lose a day during
the entire season from such cause, nor
was there a single case ot prostration
from heat'or the kindred complaints
usually arising from exposure to ex
cessive heat. It was found that but a
small quantity of oatmeal water was
required to allay thirst, and the men
worked all day,’some exposed to the
sun in erecting anew building, others
at the melting furnaces, in the forge
and the rolling mill, without seeming
any more fatigued than was the case
in ordinary weather, whereas, prev
ious to the use of oatmeal in hot
weather, trouble was always experi
enced. . .
T have also used the same drink in
watering horses during very hot
weather with equally beneficial re
sults and have often been surprised in
not finding it in more general use
during periods of excessive heat. The
drink at first may not seem inviting,
jbut let any one try it for a few timeß
and they will like it, and ,not discon
tinue its use during hot weather and
♦xpoanre to excessive heat.—ll. A.B*
to Phiktdetphia P.ccvnl
E. WOOD.
Rom. Building, Nn, l Bn> Stroll, over
llarkin*. Itro.V, Booiok 5 &- 6.
JACKSONVILLE,
I*I.A. IIN & OHN A MFA’TAIj
PLASTERER.
Country Orders attended to. dc6-tf
REPAIRING!
OF ALI. KIXDS, DONE It V
E. M. Penfield,
ap2s NEW BRITAIN, Fla.
Alvord & Kellogg,
Wholesale and Retail
STATIONERS
and
PRINTERS!
The largest anti best selected stork of
Blank Books,
Ruled, Plain and Runet/ Papers,
Envelopes and I'ancy Goods,
In the State.
Orange Wraps a Specialty.
i lxl 5, 10x12, 13x12.
AI.W VVS IIV STOC K..
We invito dealers to send to us forterms
Jacksonville Fla. Jau. 1.1878. jaolO'm
HERE.
Havo your Orange Trees liudded and get
fruit from three to live years sooner.
INBrCEIWKNTS.
Extensi vo experience, cheap rates: work
•warranted for a small bonus.
Address, W. A. COOK,
au9 lleresford. Voluria co.. Fla
DeYarmairs Hotel.
OPEN THE YEAIi ROUND.
5-56 H. H, DeYAEMAN, Proprietor.
3 .H, JORDAN,
General Dealer in
Dry Goods, Groceries,
PROVISIONS,
Boots. Shoes, Beady Made
Clothing , die., dec.
Dealing exclusively for cash I am ena
bled to soil at prices unusually low. and
by keeping constantly on hand a. choice
selection of goods, hone to merit the good
will and patronage ot the whole comm unitv.
DeLand, May 15,1878. mylotf
•f. s. mUGGB. GEO. A. PUCK.
J. .S DRIGGS ft GO.,
Dealers in
11, BOBBY,
Glass and Plated Ware,
HOUSE PtraJilflHlHG GOODS.
Kerosene Lamps,
Mrarkcta, Lanterns,
Chandelier**, ete., ete.
Wood and Willow Ware
TIN-WARE
#
Fruit J.us. Jelly Tumblers, Water Filters
Water Coolers, Ac. 1
13 West Bay St.,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
iwSTyl
THE FLORIDA AGRICULTURIST.
EUREKA
Scale Insect Exterminator!
Simple in its application, efficacious
in its results. Composed of harmless
vegetable ingredients.. Does no hurt,
to the tree. One trial will convince
the most skeptical. A pint bottle
will sutliee for from one to three hun
dred trees. Full directions given for
use. Price per bottle 50 cents.
Manufactured and sold liv
b. JACOBS,
4.s Mount lioyal I’ostoilice, Fla.
EDW. W. STETSON,
Successor to D. W. Davis,
Wholesale and Retail Ik-altr ia
FURNITURE,
MATTINGS,
MATTRESSES
FEATHERS.
Comfortables,
DOOR MATS,
MOULDINGS.
BRACKETS.
PICTURE FRAMES,
CHILDREN’S CARRIAGES,
MOSQUITO NETS
AND FIXTURES
Window Shades
And SHADE FIXTURES.
MOSS!
JACKSONV IL LB, Fla.
8-59 McCoriiho’g Block.
Benedict & McConihe,
Dealers in
lIIRBWIHE m (iIiTIM,
Sash. Doors and Blinds,
r
Stoves and Tinware, Points and (HU,
Blacksmith's and Carpenter's
Tools, Wagon Material and.
Agricultural Implements,
Iron, Steel,
Belting, Harness, Saddles, Bridles. <fce
HAY STREET,
Jacksonville, Fla.
Agents for tho colobrated Oram go Light
ning Powder.
Send for Prcle-Liate. yai-ly
~W RENT OR SALE.
At Pi col at a, Bt. Jobna lilror. A farm
containing 80 acres, good House, Barn. Cis
tern, Well and Wind Milk Orange Grove
Lemons, Peachey, Guavas, Grapes and
Pina?. For farther udomattoDj to
Piwlafch'R*.
ASK M EAD BROS.,
33 West Bay Stkeet, - - - - Jacksonville, Fla.
WHOIJB3ALE A::D EEi'Alr.
And TJoaleivs in IFaney -Articlew.
All tha LU;3t Daily and Weokly Papers, Monthly Magazines. Periodicals. Music, Ac.
Florida Guide Books, Maps and Views,
SCHOO L BOOKS.
All Goods at Northern Prices. Orders by Mail Promptly Attended to.
Terme-Strictly Cnah. Jacksonville, Fla., Jane 4,1878. 7.n3-6
|gk For NINETY DAYS FROM DATE MsM 1
|pfj\ Elegant Table Silverware
flhSysl Can be neenrect by all on OtmpiUcie with tie follewi.igoondkioafl: The Katiena! Silver Kfgsl
KS HRiJg? Plating Cantpasy, 104 Chestnut Btreet, Philadelphia, m&aufic lurer.* of Purr Coin I d9Lsßwfr t
SS?i** Standard 3lcerPlatsd Wore, will aod fo any one who receives this novice, \ He*, of
Danbie Kxtra Plated Silver b peon, and engrave* ou each spoon any desire J lfaMUKflnH
initial. Yon are requirerito cmotit the following Silverware Coupon and srml tv U*
; V* tAe alhov * Company, witlt jaurjoamo and address, ac<l a. *o to enclose with t 75 tv?a: vKMH BnVjwff
viaaiW'J t: P*/ eha/wen, ineisdiog cent of engraving ioittals, packic berio*. aid express
XmWL o&ary ee. Tbe Spoons will be by express (or mail, if you have r.o eipre** oil 1 .?*':, \ffwl /Vw
itovi !, nad delivered In yoar hand* without further rcct. Thene Spool*-* are guur/ials-.d to t - WSaWutVißEm
wmjmEt&jfi rfd!£ent material. and equal to the beat tfi!rer-Fltts<ft Were mad?, as th* follow r$
Ovric* or Mananar. Silvk PtiTras Cos., 704 ChestaatSt , Philadelphia, P*. yßEfiHgfM fit f
BDnsi To whom It ruajr Ooncorn.—Tbc Spoon* neat out under thi* arraugemrn: IHHV mil
IWaßw,' we ry-arantee are of bent quality, firH heavily pitied with pure nickel (tbs hardest \BgQMiH j 9
BvKWftf white oicu.l known), aol adunbU- oxtra pU.eo.' pure Coin Standard ,S iver added on
PePTa'v-J lop of the nickel, thut rendering tb< m the very boat Silver-Plated Wja: Hit ?• f£SS2M r Wp
tared. tt> will booot no order which do** r-ot contain the SHverw;*.w Coupon, and * * JHIUg JBy
WMV I will or.t honor the Cotpoo after cim tv <lav* from the dote of tlv. pant r. ‘ Eg
v\| CSifMd) NATIONALBILVKR PLATIN’OCa. ff
On receipted thia Conpoa, together with 75 seats to cov . r all bar* ..faclacv
• N.S iag eiprrOßor mailing, engraving and boring, we hereby agr ;<? to lto tur at- 'Vw,>'
i yJI drew a set cf oar pure Coiu-SUudari double-eutra plat A Vvd
w 1 1m aR ® ea Kyoto tnrjrave any deni red initial. All charge* are t-> l*-r prepaid hy
the 75 cents sent us, aud the fcpsi>as will be delivered at dest.nauoa rree’ot* any Bb|v|
MLy Good (or ninety dava from dik‘ <f thij paper, after which this Coupon it uall am
and void. (Siguedj KATIOKALBUjV£& PLATINGtCO.^
£SB&lJr&*k Sboofd it be desired, nny one of the following ai tide* wiii l Kent in
rlgifeolrlrjt itsuof tho Spoon ioa payment %>f the following charges; fciv Kdii .••' •
iairea,bladaad handle (nealid pie \ brvt .-tt '..diut.l* nick.*. ad b.v • /.dSMgWRSW.vjk
WBWjybJMwM plated, Jl: civ forks, double make! and silver plated, bu rts. If ail ti c-:
good* aredeaiped, oceli> *e V tal cnargoe, whioa will b7j cU. for aporiM. /MgSffi&M.
1 A | rUjT U %l for kcive*. and Qiuti. for forks—total, $5.7d--tUut s>carin.- fo: |? ' J /sS^S^a!^Ki' HTymM
1I ■ J'l ■ whai woald con you loi'cli nrnre in ..oy othrr wi.. Tic m*. ruber that
Al ||l| ec! kniwos, will b? engraved witti acjr mitul ‘"ry- N!' I
fn f| | jmportant notice. H 'ji m
mi fPS Iff Thin liberal oticr hold* good for only ninety davs from title, therefore VUHmI 'W
a I J/ y JtS' *1 ii to tbe inurost of all who can secure ita benefits to ioe to it that they i ;[N{
If Ml /1 /V are not debarred by reascu of the evpiratioa of the time apccibe I. A. ’.let- V s iMt
Hi [mlm ters ordering Hllverware ahould be addreiied direct to the \ I'Jmi
j/ylf NATIONAL SILVERI‘LATING CO.. JM!
FOE SALE
A iart-e amount o£ excel lent PINK LA NI).
unrivalled in value for ORANGE AND
LEMON GROVER.
Raid lands lio in tho Lium-Miiat-e vicinity
of DeLand, and wi! bo Fold as 7r.ee* rang
ing from SS.CO rp. Ccme and see before
yon purchase.
iil. A. He I. A PCD.
IhjLartd, May ICti. 18T>.
BeLANB & FARCE,
DeLAND, Volusia Cos., Fla.

Offer for sale in Alternate lota of •> to 10
acres, to parties who wish to improve the
same, portions of the 16) acres known as
the Canfiold place, a quarter section
well adapted to Orange culture, Grapes
and other fruits or Vegetables, laying mid
way between DeLarr.fi and the St. Johns
river, tho highest of the find, quality rolling
pine lands, it is rarely equalled in quality
or location by any lands in Florida-
Also, portions of a similar tract of 40
acres, known as the Adams’ place, t De-
Land, at very reasonable rates.
Also, contractors for the planting, care
and culture of orange groves and vine
yards on lands purchased of as.
Also, a ilno stock of choioe nortuom
Orapo vines, remarkably healthy and prom
ising, including Agawam, Concord, Hart
ford, Ives, lona, Llndley, Massaaoit, Salem,
&c., all varieties which ripen early and
sell well in the northern marked, Prices,
13 cants each, for any number,
nrAddre*. IMUur „ AI . AJIOU '
l-ea DeLaad, VolaoU o®., Fla,
QPOedom left at the tfill will racVva
Mrefml attoaUoc
ffiMori •
ORANGE TREES,
I > rir je.s
to l f former prices, and given in
for personal property of a.n v kino. as its
full value, or ten por cent, off for each, or
labor.
VV RNITUKK, WAGONS,
HOOKS. HORSES.
SILVER. JEWELRY,
BOOTS and SHOES,
DRY GOODS.
, anything “ portable, 71 Now
is your time to swap oft’ w hat
you don’t need, ibr trees that,
will lie growing into a for
tune, i have more tree#
than I want and must thin
out r*O,OOO of them,
JOHN A, MACDONALD.
9-‘Ji Sanford, Fla
PATENTS
obtain ec for in yen tors, in thoUni tod States,
Canada, and Europe, at reduced rate*.
With our principal office located at Wash -
ington, directly opposite the Patent Office,
ws arc enabled to attend to all Patent
business with greater promptness and de
spatch and leas cost, than other patent
attorneys, who are at a distance from
Washington, and who Lave, therefore, to
employ •’ associate attorney®. ” Wo make
preliminary examinations and fumisb
opinions as to patentability, free of charge,
and all who are interested in now inven
tions and Patents are invited to send for a
copy of our “ Guide for obtaining Patents,”
which is sent free to aDy address, and con -
tains complete instructions how to obtain
Patents, and other valuable matter. Wa
refer to the American-German National
Bank, the Royal K weed ish, Norwegian and
Danish Legations, at Washington; lion.
Joseph Casey, late Chief Justice U. 8. Court
of Claims; to tho Officials of the Patent
Office, ana to Senators and Members of
Congress from every State.
Address: LOUIS BAGGER ACo v Solicit
ore of Patents and Attorneys at Law, La
Droll Building, Waahiagtoa, D. C. &
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