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Planting Trees in Autumn. Spring is the time when planting seems most natural, ami it is therefore the time when this work is mostly done. Yet most farmers are less hurried in the fall, and can do the work better and at less cost. If well done, as good results, or rather bet. ter. can be had from fall planting' The time should be early enough to have the roots fimly fixed in the soil before winter sets in. Do not water the roots; you do not wish to start the trees into growth. Have the dry soil made as tine as possible, and closely in and around the roots, and the soil will have all the moisture it needs. Then, pile up the earth in a little mound around the trees, and they are ready for winter. What remains of this mound, should be hoed down in the spring. Every leal must be picked off, and by doing this it is safe to plant by the first of October, or even earlier, if desired. The chief cause of failure in fall plant ing, is, from having the work poorly done, and leaving the trees in a hol low for water to settle around the roots all winter. This is hard usage even for trees firmly established. While the tree is not growing, its roots are dormant. Any excess ot wet tends to rot them, and with new ly transplanted trees there is not vig or and vitality enough to resist this tendancy. Hence, if the land you intend to plaut on, is cold and wet, it is abvisablc to defer planting till spring, so as to give the trees a chance to grow one season, before standing with wet feet during the six months when they have least vitality to resist disease. The better way, however, on such land is to defer planting un til the soil is thoroughly underdrained. In other words, where land is too wet for fall planting, it is unfit for plant-. s**” '* —= " I i'all planting on such hind, the trees die the first winter. It' planted in spring, they delude their owner with one season’s growth, only to disap point him more grievously by dying or becoming so stunted and puny, as to be worth less than nothing.— W. ,/. F. in Country Gentleman. How to Manage Bones in a Small Way. A great deal of valuable fertilizing material is lost or wasted by reason of unacquaintauce with cheap and handy ways of utilizing it. This is particularly true ot bones, consider able quantities of which lie about and are accessible to farmers and gardeners but are not used because no cheap way of making them available is known. Now, half a ton, or so, ol bones may l>e easily reduced to a fine powder every winter by burning them, a few at a time, in the kitchen stove. Have a box or basket handy, and having collected a pile of bones and placed them where they will not be buried in snow or covered with ice, keep the box or basket filled with them in the shed. Put five or ten pounds in the stove with the wood during the day, and next morning when the ashes are taken up, the bones will be found mostly in a pul verulent condition. Any incomplete ly burned pieces may be left in the stove until the next day. This will quadruple the value of the ashes as a fertilizer, at no expense except that of a little trouble. The bone ash thus produced is about the weight of the raw hones, and its commercial value is about §4O a ton. —Rural New Yorker. SOKOHI'M Sykup.—Mr. Penning ton, of Thomas countv, successfully experimented with some syrup of sor ghum recently, and took the yreen taste out of it by the application of a few drops of oil of lemon and od 0,. cinnamon. Both samples exhibited to us, proved to be excellent, with tiie lemon and cinnamon flavors as eradicators of the disagreeable green taste, given by the too early cutting and grinding of the sorghum cane.— South Georgia A yricuiturfst. Tobacco Culture. A tobacco raiser ought always to bear in mind that there is quite as much in the quality of tobacco as in the quantity. A small, poor plant will he destitute of many, if not all, desirable qualities, and will bring on the market a price below the cost ot production. A large plant, grown with an abundance of suitable food, will be rich, heavy and elastic, with good body, good length, and will meet the demands of almost every market. The cultivation is the same all things considered, for an inferior and a large plant, as, while the latter may be a little more trouble to worm and house, it is not so tedious to as sort and strip. The large plant has everything to commend it. the small plant nothing: therefore manuring, though trouoiesomc, is an important operation and one on which the prof its ot the crop will in a great degree depend. Ot all the manures em ployed the compost most universally recommended is perhaps that made of leached ashes one-fourth and sta ble manure three-fourths, thoroughly decomposed. The amount applied to each hill depends, of course, upon the quality and strength of the land. Care should be taken to mix it with the earth thoroughly; also that the manure is well rotted, so as not to burn the plant. In regard to com mercial manures it is difficult to give j advice. A manure manufactured to- i day may prove of great advantage, I ' mfri'isTi mTft 1 k exf* year may not be j worth the cost of its transportation. A single handful in a hill of the su perphosphates of lime, when honest ly made, has been known to make the plant come to maturity twelve or fourteen days earlier than without it. This fertilizer is successfully applied both to the hill and poured into the bud of the plant a week or two after it has been transplanted. Plaster of Paris applied to the bed—making several applications up to the time of topping—has the effect of thicken ing the leaf and otherwise benefiting the plant. No good tobacco can be made without clean cultivation. It may be said with truth, however, that 0 all the Crops grown .none suffers. ,so little from neglect in its early culture than tobacco. The injury doue by. grass is much 'rhore after it is topped than when it is small, but its growth is greatly retarded by a failure to cultivate early. A difference of ten days or two weeks may be riiade in the time of ripening. The cultiva tion of tobacco, like that of corn, should begin early, before the grass makes its appearance. One day’s work early, is worth tour or five after the grass has become matted about the plant and in the row. Topping the plant, which is usually doue about seven weeks from the time of setting, should be performed as soon as ten leaves can be lelt on the stalk after pruning up six inches from the ground. The plant ought never to be permitted to blossom, and the sooner it can be topped the greater the saving of its vitality. Care should be observed in pinching out the bud not to injure the leaves imrne liately below. Farmers gener ally have found that there is a great loss of weight in topping too high ; the leaves will be thin and uniform. Asa rule our most successful tobacco growers do not allow a higher num ber than ten leaves on a plant, and THE FLOKDA A&RICELTUBIST. as the seasoufvances this number is j lessened. iA of the more intelli- j gent and obefant cultivators have i reported than greater number oi pounds and <ibetter quality can be made byleavg only eight leaves to the stalk thaiy other number; the leaves grow liger, ripen at the same time, are of jjforni size, and much heavier and rler. There are ■ially two '■ showers of worms ; thlirst, which comes on soon alter plating, can he got rid of I only by a carf il examination ot the plants. If th ivorms are caught be fore they doff heir skin but little in jury is done, ut left upon a plant after this tin ravages are serious. The second < >p of worms may be looked for ii August, amt is much more to be readed, because the suckers furnl a hiding place for them. NegU at this period may ruin the valtu f the crop, hence the advice of a ci staut warfare against them, early a: i late The sucker % is second in impor tance only ti the worming of the crop, and sin id be carefully and faithfully don Suckers will grow in seasonable tvealher five or six inches in an sek. If permited to thrive the lea es of the plants be come dwarfti and improverished The rule is to >uii the suckers ofl at least once a reek. They betrin to be troublesom > after they have been taken off the t lird time. The opera tions of suck* ring was formerly re garded of so much importance in Virginia that laws were enacted to prevent negligence in this particular. 2he World.' Apples Cheaper than Ever. A Fall of More than One-half from Last Years’ Prices. upTTvety. The schooner Alice Stet son, from Jamaica, is discharging a cargo of 25,000 bunches of bananas, 70,000 cocoanuts and 80,000 oranges. The City of Nassau brings another large consignment ot bananas and 50,000 Concha shells. A large de mand for the latter has sprung up of late and the last cargo is being re shipped to all parts of the country. Huy are chietly used as ornaments for mantels or gardens. Some find their way into hanging baskets for ladies’ boudoirs. Grocers out West are beginning to give them to cus tomers instead of chrotnos, and twenty-five barrels have just been shipped to a Michigan grocery house.' The Almcria grapes*wi!l .soon be out of the market, storms having ruined the crops before more than one-hajf was gathered- • Fruit iinporting.like all other busi ness has its risks, Ybsterdav Messrs. Warner and Merritt received a dis patch intimating that the Schooner Argo, en route to Philadelphia with 100,000 oranges and 1,800 bunches of bananas, liad been obliged to put into Charleston in consequence of the fact that the bananas were becoming rot ten. The Captain wired that if he proceeded on the voyagJ to this port he would be delayed by the nor west winds and the whole of the bananas would have to be thrown overboard before lie could arrive in port. The cargo will therefore, have to be un loaded at Charleston and sold for whatever it will bring. Importers anticipate that the de. mand for oranges this year will be greatly diminished, in consequence ot the abundant crop of apples. Over 100,000 barrels have been gathered in the Eastern states alone. One fruit house has now on its wharves o\er 2,000 barreks for which it is un able to obtain a higher figure than $1,25 per barrel. Last year the same class of fruit brought $3. The street hucksters make it a rule to buy what ever is cheapest, and as this year ap ies come in this category, they are expected to tight shy of oranges. — Record. A Chance for Fit? Growers. In ail parts of the State, the Fig flourishes to perfection and the only reason that its cultivation has not been more extended, is, that people were not inclined to cultivate more than they could consume orseii. Drying machines are now so plen tilnl and cheap, that theie is no ob stacle in the way of preparing them for market, but our fruit growers must be sure to grow those kinds that are best adapted tor the purpose. What those kinds are, can be known by referring to the catalogue of the nurserymen who keep them tor sale. The best time of the year for setting out tiss is now at hand, and toe fol lowing letter that we have lately re ceived. may serve as a stimulant to this industry. Editor Florid** Agriculturist : We use in our factory large quanti ties of tigs, and as Florida tigs are of a very superior quality, we take the liberty to enquire, it there is not a commission house in Jacksonville, which handles figs and front whom we could buy directly. We con- Mime yearly 80,000 to 100,000 pounds and buy in lots of 5,000 to 10,000 pounds. VY e use now mostly Smyr na figs, but would prefer to keep the money in our own country, and to assist'with it, the agricultural inter ests of your State. Hoping to re ceive an early answer we remain very respectfully, Ivakl Kaos' & Cos. 460 Sixth street, Milwaukee, Wis. Milk as a Vehicle for Quinine. Mr. 11. L. Battcrbury. M. D. Loud., Berkhamstead. England, writing to the British Medical Journal, observes ; • It is not, I believe, generally known l ■. ■ c ..i.. um'T c.'inc cient solvent for quinine, anil that it disguises to a great extent its bitter ness. If one grain of sulphate of quinine be dissolved iu an ounce of milk, we shall find that the bitterness of the draught is hardly perceptible 5 with two grains there is rather more bitterness, but it is not at all marked. A dose of five grains may be taken in two ounces ot milk without an un pleasantly bitter taste; and if the same quantity be put into a tumbler of niiik, the bitterness is all but lost. This method of administering qui nine must in some cases be preferable to the ordinary way of dissolving it in acid or spirit, especially where the bitter taste is objected to —as in the case ot children—or where the re quired dose is large: and doubtless it will J>e found to possess other ad van Spanish Clover. We have received from A. L. Eiohelberger Esq., of Ocala, some Spanish clover, which he recommended highly as a fertil izer for Orange trees. lie promises to give us further particulars shortly, for publication. Consumption Cured. An old physician, retired from practice, having had placed in his hands by ah East India missionary the formula of a simple vegetable remedy for the speedy and perman ent cure for Consumption, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma, and all Throat and Lung Affections, also a positive and radical cure for Nervous Debility and all Nervous Complaints, after having tested its wonderful curative powers in thousands of cases, has felt it his duty to make it known to his suffering fellows. Actuated by this motive and a desire to relieve human suffering, I will send tree of charge to all who desire it, this recipe, with lull direction for preparing and using, in German, French, or English. Sent by mail by addressing with stamp, nameing this paper, W. W. Siikkmax, 149 Powers’ Block Roch ester, N. Y. _ Learal Notices. DIVORCE. IN CHANCERY. Henderson W. Long. ) In the Circuit Court vs. > for the Seventh Fannie A. Long. ) .Judicial Circuit-of Fla.. A olusia Cos. TT APPEARING TO THE SAT- A isfactiou of the court that the defend ant in the above entitled case resides out of the State, to wit. in the State m Massa chusetts, so that the ordinary process ol law cannot be served upon her. On motion of St, Clair. Abrams & Summerlin solicit ors for complainant, it is ordered that a hearing on the facts cliargeuin said mil he hath at Enterprise. Volusia county, ou the first Monday in January, 1879. And that said defendant do appear, pleuu. answer or demure to said bill on or before the day appointed for aaid hearing and that in de fault thereof the saiii bill will betaken “pro eoufesso,” providtd that a copy ox this order be published in some official newspaper iu this circuit for the space ot three months, at least, before the day ap pointed for such bearing. Witness my hand and se ;1 of office this “sth day of September, 1878, John W. Dickius. Clerk Circuit Court, Volusia Cos. Fla. Si. Clair, Abrams & Summerlin. Complainant's Soiicitois. NOTICE United States Land Office. } Gainesville. Florida, .June 25. 1878. J pOMPLAINT having been entered' A/ 1 at this office by Charles C. Fuller against Luther S. Caldwell for abandoning bis homestead entry, No. 1,935. made Au gust 35,1875—up0n the s e i of the n e i of section 3d, township 18, range 30 east and lot No. 4. section 31. township 18, s, ranseßl east—in Volusia county. Florida, with a view to the cancellation of said entry. The parties are hereby summoned to appear on the 30th day of July 187s at 10 o’clock a m., to respond and furnish tes timony concerning said alleged abandon ment beforeChaiiesß. Bncknor. U.s. Com missioner at Enterprise. Florida. J. A. LEE. Register, JOHN VARNCM, Receiver. The hearing of the above is adjourned to October 17,1878, at ten. a. m. C. Is. BUCKNOR, IT. s. Commissioner. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT 7ih Judicial Circuit, Volusia County, State of Florida. George Sauls 1 Attachment. vs. T Sum sworn to #141.19. Henry Peters ) ! The defendant, Henry Peters, and all other persons interested are hereby ootiheo of the commencement of this suit by attachment and are required to appear ml nle.-.a to the declaration tiled in this cause ou or before the tirst Monday of March a. i).. 1879. E. K. FOSTER, PI a inti IPs Att’v. Enterpnse, Oct. Hi. IS7S. 24 42 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT 7th Judicial Circuit, Volusia County,. State of Florida. William S. Thayer and 1 John Sauls, partners, ! By Attachment, doing business under Sam sworn to the name of Thayer & ! $1,094.87. Sanls. J ve. Henry Peters. The defendant, Henry Peters, and alt other persons interested, are nontied of the i ommencement, by attachment, of this suit and are hereby required to appear and plead to the declaration tiled in this action on or before the first Monday in March a, i>.. 1879. E. K. FOSTER. Plaintiff’s Att’v. Enterprise, Oct. 16,1878. 24 42 EXECUTOR’S NOTICE. YO'j'ICE IS HEREBY GIVEN A’ to rill persons indebted to the estate of the late J. J. Jones, late of Volusia countv. deceased, to make immediate payment of ■their debts to cs, and hi! persons having claims and demands against said estate are notified to.presduk the same duiv authen ticated. within two years from this date. Otherwise the same will be bairerl. Dated Bth Qcf.. a. i>, 1878. Address, ROBERT JONES } ~ or WILLIAM JONES Sbtecuirtrs. 23 30 TN CIRCUIT COURT of the Sev euth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Volusia County. In Chancery. Nathaniel Hasty aud Elizabeth P. Hasty 1m wife vs. W. Howell Robinson. It appealing from affidavit made before me that the d> fendaut above unmed resides beyond the limits of this State, to-wit. iu the State of Illinois, so that ordinary pro cess cannot be served u pou him. On motion ot C. B. Bneknor solicitor for complain ant: It is ordered that the defendant do appear, plead, answer, or demur to the bill of complaint filled iu this cause. 011 or before the first Monday iu December next, other wise the same will be taken pro coufesso Provided that a copy of this order be pub lished weekly for four consecutive mouths, iu an official newspaper published in this Circuit. Witness my hand and seal, this 24th dav of July, A. D. 1878. JOHN W. DICK IN 8. 12 81) Clerk Volusia Circuit Court. C. B. BUCKNOR. Comp’lts ohctor .. TVOTICE—In the County Court and f ’ of Probate. Volusia County, Florida. Notice is hereby given that after six mouths publication of this notice, I shall apply to the County Judge of Volusia County, for a discharge from m.v adminis tration as administrator of the estate of the late James M. Elwood. deceased. Notice is also hereby given that all ac counts against said estate, not exhibited to me within two years after the date cf my lettersof administration of said estate, to wit., the 3rd day of July a. and. 1877 will be torver barred. Of which all creditors and persons entitled to distribution will ake notice. A. R. ELWOOD administrator lc.