The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00007
 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: February 8, 1886
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
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 - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00007
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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Monday, February 8, 1886. ESTA BLISHED 1869. $2.00 per Year in advance ; postage free.

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just sprouting, but full of ambition, ate; oUr cattle, soil, clistonJs; and people : ried pair and by the time they get to

f''t a 3 pride,and prickles. I was very tired andI but no one can say that in pointof New York you \will have enough to

F; : +, I ; --..._.. ,.,- wanted to sit down, but a something cactus and mezquite we are behind punctuate your entire paper for & year I

.; : :The Delights of Texas. begged me to change my mind, and any place on the globe. They have They are not red when in their normal !t

,, .", A Fort Brown: (Tex.) correspond change it quickly, and entreated me grown and spread and spread and condition of hunger, but become j

-.Ii nt.of the New York Tunes, writes, besides to say something strong and grown in this genial atmosphere until so after burrowing under man's skin.

"?that journal as follows; under date of vigorous. Then I had to get a friend they have settled every square inch of You might think that this peculiaritywould

r Jaguar 18 and a pair of tweeters and some arnica, land between here and Ringgnld Barracks lead a mail to Confuse redbug
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;, ;.1;a;,You: of the effete North have little and although I had not hurt the plant 100 miles away, except that and freckles, but I assure you there la avery
much I remembered the incident for taken the road and I wide difference and will 'i
tde 1of the recreations and pursuits a up by fancy one you

r ..;peculiar: .! to this semi trpical climate month. We all know there are sacred they only have that open for the nefarious easily learn to recognize if you ever

I': ,a :t furnished us without charge. You plants in some countries. There is designs they have on the traveling come to this part of Texas. There is

t .fancy that,. being removed from the something about this plant which ap- public. a serenity and fixedness of purpose in

;,roar.... and whirl of civilization, we peals to even the rudest nature in Besides these and other vegetable freckle.. It is quiet and domestic an

If- }L, are' )lonely, we hope, and have not I. these parts, for I ]have seen men otherwise blessings we have the redbug. 1 do an old-time anchorite and when it settles ,

employment for body or mind, but steeped in crime and blasphemy not by this mean the cochineal bug, down it does so modestly and with

r .,; that our' faculties from disuse wither who would make a detour of a mile although we have him, too. Thereare out fuss. Besides, a freckle has a respectable >

rather than interfere with the domes differences between the two the and find
r 1 iand finally perish. Just come here i area, you never uvei'twentyfive

;, awhile and see how thoughtfully nature i tic privacy of a family of these cacti. chief of which is that when you gather or thirty of them to the

f .; ,bas provided agaibst monotony. Then we have the mezquite. This cochineal bugs you can sell them fore square inch, eVen on persons of a red-

cheerful tree bears beans which ar a high figure-S8 a pound may be-- headed temperament. With the redbug -
I t ,iirx Take the cactus, for example-the
not fit to: eat, and likewise thorns. but you couldn't sell red bugs for $1 a ventilation and space seem to be
i species! known as prickly In
'L Beans and thorns are its specialties, ton. No mail wants redbugs, or if he superfluities he will cheerfully undertake
j I your neighborhood it grows only i it in
: although its redundant energy occa does want them all he has to do is to to raise a family underneath a
t hothouses and there
;. but feebly, and
atonally runs to the production of lie down anywhere in the and he of skin
; grass patch already so thickly populated
: : the florist charges $5 for a specimen
long, narrow leaves, like those: of fern. will get more than he can reasonably: that no member of the community
k.* two feet high., Here I can show
you The thorns are two inches long, sharpas wish for in five minutes. Redbugsare has room to turn around. This
of land
ia. strip 100 miles long by 41
a servant's tooth, and cannot have interesting and the mind but breeds
:,' twenty miles wide entirely covered occupy naturally and red,1,,1
been intended by nature to guard the have commercial value.
with the beautiful and they no bugs and leaves the lawful owner of I
hospitable foil-
of this and beans, for no living thing will touch The redbug is by no means as large the skin into active litigation.That ,I
age plant, specimens will 1
.. ..average eight feet in height, and each Texan beans but a Texan cow, and a as a grizzly bear, but he is t\\ice as fe portion of the soil which is not ,II
is reckless
.:. .leaf,, be. guaranteed to hold 20,000 cow enough to eat rocious. There are many instances on claimed by the mezquite and cactus i ie 1
: anything. Therefore the invention of record of a grizzly bear from
running preempted by the redbugs. They :
f. prickles, with which it can be induced these thorns :1
on the part of nature must a man, but no man has and settle
ever seen a down anywhere and
marry ,
: to part at ,a moment's notice. It. is
have i
through what theologians redbug exhibit anything but the most scratch and along until they :
', said that a blind ,man can tell by intuition call worry
"pure cussedness. clinging affection. He sticks to the have about
t when he has 10,000 or so in the family.
or something
L. ,. kicked over a beehive or walked into the Now all this country is full of either man of his choice like a brother, and I Then they form themselves into a little ;
mezquite or the catus, or a copiusmixture even cruel treatment to make ;
On the seems no ball on the end of a leaf or a blade.
a yellow jacket's next.
of both and
they dwell to impression his mind.
of grass and cling together until a man
tell the
principle you can on darkestnight like brethren
I gether and interlock
Redbugs are about as large as one comes along. The moment he shakes
run into a prickly
: you
branches and extend
a perpetual welcome of the used in
periods punctuating an the leaf or blade of grass they drop on
t' zi pear plant. sat on one upon one to
strangers. Malignant and ; article. If you can use them for that him, and then each takes a different !
occasion. .
: f It was a tender young thing, envious foreigners libel our clim I
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; which to sink a shaft. Once safely i family depraved enough to keep a is an hour high every chacalaka in I our accounts with France stand.
beneath the skin they defy eviction by i mocking bird If so, how long? If this region is throwing his whole soul During the year ending September30th
any means provided man by nature. : quite long, may I ask how many of into an effort to make more noise thana 1885, according to the accounts
Thus,if a man/eels himself redbugle : your family are in the lunatic asylum, restaurant nigger with a gong. He which have just been made up
and lonely in this section all he has to : in jnil for homicide, or in the cold goes in flocks of untold numbers, and France's special imports have
do is to take a brief walk through the. grave? A mucking bird has a happy there are, I fancy, about ten flocks to amounted to $838,295,000, of which
grass or lean against a tree or bush for knack of whistling in a minor key at the square mile. They say that if the the ""QnitedStates contributed $53,943-
a minute and then return with more hours when even the most hardened undergrowth of cactus and mezquite 000, that being 6.4 per cent. of the
companions than he can rid himself ina parrot will tuck his head under his would only allow a man to go running, entire special imports. By the term
week. wing and give the family a rest. It is he would find the chacalaka quite goodto special imports is meant what is in
There is only one means known to precisely when you are the most tired eat. I am glad he is good for tended for use or consumption in
science of serving a writ of ejectment and sleepy that the mocking bird considers : something. Do you happen to know France and excludes all goods which
on a redbug, and that is by liberally it his duty to brace up and what a steam calliope is good for merely pass through France for use in
, applying kerosene. In consequence of make things hum. I think this is be- In enumerating the blessings of this other countries. In this list the United
this you will observe on arriving here cause he has a bad conscience and is climate I have not mentioned the States stands sixth among the nations .
that the most eminent citizens smell afraid of the dark, and so whistles to large and sociable red ants, nor the in the amount of merchandise sent to
like a cracked lamp, and more coal oil keep his courage up. turantulas, which come into the household France.In .
is used here for bathing purposes than In the effete North a man pays $50 with every log of wood; nor the glancing over the list of articles
for illumination. Kerosene seems to for a good mocking bird, and then ticks, nor the centipedes, which dropat sent here from the United States I find
deflect the redbug's intellect from his proceeds to depopulate the neighborhood unexpected moments from the ceil that King Cotton still reigns supremefor
I connubial and mining pursuits, and by hanging it out of the window ing and wriggle in your soup; nor the there are $20,220,251 worth of
induce him to back out to light and where it can keep the whole block various kinds of flies, whose employ- cotton (in bales) received, while of
judgment. Unless kerosene is broughtto awake during the entire summer. ment is to tickle you during the day; cereals (grain and flour) only $14-
bear this retrogade idea never seemsto Then, having killed off the adjacent nor small scorpions, which make it 026,361 are imported, petroleum only
occur to him, and he burrows and residents by chronic insomnia, he is lively for you at all times. I have $4,483,811 (including all mineral oils
works up the census with an alacrityand enabled to buy their property at ridic not mentioned the mildew, which and of tobacco $3,021,241 ; lard, tal
cheerfulness worthy of emulation. ul< us rates and so reimburse himself steals upon your boots by night and low and other grease, $2,793,665;
He is capable of going for a year with for his outrageous expenditure on the paints them a lively green before morn- wood, $1.304,317 ; coffee, $1,134,907 ;
out food or shelter, but when offered bird. I have no doubt if you inquireinto ing; nor have I spoken of an improved feathers, $1,067,431, and copper $1,-
hospitality works it for all it is worth.A the private history' of some of breed of mosquitoes capable of boring 052,83C. These are the only articlesof
volume might be written about the your real estate kings, you will find with great ease through five thick- import from the United States,
red: bug and still leave his energies they got their start by using a mock- nesses of cloth. Neither have I alluded whose annual amounts exceed$1,000-
half unsung. He is not done justicein ing bird. to the sandflea in his glory, nor 000. Hides amount $633,357. It is
the few lines I have devoted to him. There, however, the high price of to the festive and ubiquitous chinch. somewhat that America, which
He is not justice by any one. A few mocking birds is a natural check to Of this last I will only say this: A sends its watches to Switzerland, its
fluent talkers here have tried to do him this species of villainy, but here they Baltimorean came here to dwell. He cutlery to England and Scotland, now
justice in the interests of kerosene grow for nothing. The woods are full was discouraged until one night he sends its silk to France, and last year
baths, but have failed. The subject is of them, and their concert begins ex thought he discovered that diamond- France imported $62,208 worth of
too vast. actly where that of the fog-whistle backed terrapin swarmed on his ranch. silk from the United States. This re-
Besides the redbug we have about locusts ends. ', He showed one to a friend who had fers to silk and silk waste. s At. the
fifty species of something which rhymes Well, after five hours of exasper- been longer in Texas. His friend same time, however, France sent to
perfectly with him, but a casual visit to ating chirps and shrieks in which if! proved to him it was not u terrapin. the United States $1,321,688 worth of
New Jersey will obviate the necessityfor he mocks anything he mocks a man 1 Iy man has filled the foot-tub with silk and silk-waste, while of manufac-
your coming here to investigate.Then rasping a pane of glass with a rusty kerosene, and I must go. H. G.1(J.European tured silk she sent. $11,034,227. of
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we have the fog-whistle locust. nail, and gives a good imitation, the -e- manufactured wool SI tjU, 4'1, of
He is about seven times as large as a mocking bird perceives it is dawn, Letter. manufactured cotton $1,747,320, skins
grasshopper, and makes nine times the and knows that it is high time for all Special Correspondence FLORIDA DISPATCH. (dressed) $267,635, manufactured
noise of a planing mil. During the scoundrels to go bed. So he shuts up PARIS, France, Dec. 23, 1885. leather $1,838,077, fancy goods $1,-
with and skirmishes aroundfor "My thoughts to-day 619,362, clocks and watches $416,687,
a ,
day he hides, probably to oil up his snap Are far away."
machinery and keep out of redbug such early worms as he thinks As I look forward to my first Christmas wines $1,402,747. The principal arti
At this time it might be and the boulevardand cles of export from France to the
reach, but at dusk he gets in a tree necessary. in France see
over head and lets loose with a sud- possible fur you to sleep awhile if it avenues of Paris alive, not with United States come under the head of
denness and violence to make your were not for the chacalakas.; Chrismas merrymakers, but with peo dress goods, including merinos, cash-
teeth chatter. If you have ever beenon You don't know what a chacalakais ple who, with scarcely a thought of meres, silks, etc., and for the year end
a tug boat New Year's eve, you A chacalaka is long-tailed bird Christmas are making all preparationsfor ing September 30th, 1885, amounted
(rl will know the effect produced by this that infests this region, and is sup I the New Years. I shall have a $8,002,430 which is more than a mil
i pleasing insect when he tunes up and posed to be a species of pheasant. He word or two to write about how lion dollars less than the preceding
'I breaks into song. After hearing him wakes up about dawn and immediately Christmas really is passed here in year (,9269,161) while in 1883 the
, once you will think a saw-filing machine proceeds to acquaint you with the Paris by us homeless foreigners, but same item footed up $15,082,955. It
' or a music box. He sings steadily proud fact that he has a voice like a first let me add my mite to the mess has averaged twelve million dollarsfor
i'I for five hours, and at midnight pre cross between that of a guinea hen and of dry (and wet) statistics which all the last ten years, and in that time
You know how vociferous esteem it to be their has fallen below nine millions only in
cisely lets off an extra whoop to let a peacock. newspapers .
f you know he i is through and instantly a hen is when she has just laid an solemn duty to inflict upon their read 1875 and in 1885, but 1885 was abouta
I draw attention it' Thanks the slowness of the quarter of a million dollars less i
becomes silent, and probably goes to egg and wants to to ? ers. to
bed with the proud consciousness of, Well, that is the way a chacalaka behaves ocean mails my batch of figures will even than 1876. This was due partlyto t
having done his duty. Meantime you when he wakes up and is readyfor not be able to seriously interfere with the increased competition of home 1
.. business. You would the of anybody's Chrisraas manufacturers and partly to the uni.
I have found it impossible to close your naturally i j digestion
think he would himself Yet it is the season for cast- versal) depression of trade. f
your eyes, but now hum u Te Deum busy getting | turkey. I (
and settle down -mfortably.. Then breakfast, und i postpone this riotous : ing up accounts and ascertaining how I The next item of importance is that
the mocking birds begin. fuss until later, but such is not the 1 much business has been transacted of wines, liquors, and brandies which i
Did you ever reside next door to a, case, for from daybreak until the sun during the old year. Let us see how shows as great an increase in 1885 ,;

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\ over the preceding year as dress good drinker is given:a better articie than the American market. They have This was notabiy the case in the ham.
snowed decrease. Hence the decrease he calls fbr will go on1 many advantages here they could not mock groves. On the pine lands they
, in dress goods can not be attributed The Americans are not a patriotic have if they lived in America. American held their leaves longer and looked
entirely to hard times. people and it is difficult to overcome buyers are always ready to pay much worse. At this time, nearly
In 185 the exports of the trench their prejudices against home pro- double'for a picture painted abroad three weeks since the freeze, the evidence -
Wines i liquors and' brandies to the ducts,and an anecdote of a fashionableclub what the same artist could get if he i is very satisfactory:
United States amounted to $4,757,284, of Washington serves to illusttate painted the same picture in America. First. That the bearing trees are 4
in 1876 $3,841,879, in 1877 $4,841- this prejudice. But t am glad to note that several of not killed in any part of the State"
879 in 1878 i if was $3,639,304 up to Wine, of course, was: the subject under the leading artists of France, namely, Second. That healthy young trees ,
1883 then it increased and in 1883 it discus ion, and one gentleman was Boulanger, Bouguereau, Lefebvre and are generally living, and will recover
was $7,605,787. In 1884 it dropped bold enough to acknowledge that he Tony Fleury, have shown themselvesto rapidly their condition.
84, 2a,7g1, and in 1885 it was $5,460- preferred California claret to any winein be above petty resentment by givingthe Third. That there is a strong probability -
the world. "Bah American wings American students who are now that the bearing trees in the
259.What has caused this increase in are not fit to drink. Why, the Com under their instruction at the Acad- hammock groves will bear a crop the
wines and liquors in a year when dress mittee of Experts at the American emie Julian full credit for their excel- present year, and that bearing trees in
I goods and all other important articles Centennial Exposition said that," saida lence at this school, which, next to the the pine lands in the larger portion of I
of commerce show a decrease is difficult Frenchman, the son of a wealthy Nationale Ecole dea Beaux Arts is the the fruit-growing section of the Stat,
It, ] to explain. American wines are French vineyardist. "Gentlemen, you most important in the world. It is will bear-a crop the present year, and
said to be improving in quality and will all lunch with me to-morrow. I customary to award n monthly( prize that it is probable the crop of 1886 I
I in home favor from year to year shall give you seven kinds of wine the for the best drawing made in the 'will be one-half to two thirds: of last
while the French wines are so deteriorating very bestirs Washington. Among these school during that month. Each week year.Fourth. I
that vineyardist are sending to will be some California claret, and, the artists select one or two drawingsfrom That much nursery stock,
America for California seeds and without seeing the labels; you will the 300 or 400 submitted for their in exposed situations, is very badly
vines.A each select the kind of wine you thinkis criticism, and at the end of the month (damaged. The new growth upon the
gentleman, who for years has the best. The result of this selection these selected drawings are examinedand trees will soon efface the marks of the
Jived in the best Washington and 3 i was that, even the French expert the prize awarded to the best. One freeze.
New York clubs undertook to explainthe I. and all the others, except one,selected week last month all the selected draw- In many places where the scale insect I
I increase of this French wine im California claret in preference to six ings, but one, were those of American had injured the trees they may
and the end] of the month die, or will be slow to recover, on account -
ports, by informing me that it i is not a of the best foreign wines in Washington students, at t
.legitimate increase of French wine, and this one exception acknowledged 1.- the prize was' divided between an Amer- of their enfeebled condition.Is .
but that of late years large quantities that the California claret was ican and a Frenchman. This Americanwas there, then, any reason to doubtthe J
of California wine which has an excess the finest, but, for his own taste, he pre- John Patrick,of St. Louis, a youngman i value or safety of orange culture
of body, boquet and alcohol (the ferred a light wine. not over twenty-seven years, who in Florida in the light of past experience I
very qualities which French wines This club includes United States arrived from St.Louis only two months of present: facts? We must admit
now lack) are sent to France to be Cabinet officers, Senators, and army ago. I am glad to gay that Americanart that there has been a great deal of ,
I mixed with French wines whose quality and navy officers, and the test was so students, as well as American wine, recklessness, misrepresentation of ignorance -
h is,thereby improved, and the mix- convincing that since then the club are not to be sneezed at. in respect to the suitability of t
ture is then imported into the United has used two bottle of American wine ... BE8V AI... all Florida for orange growing. Many\
States with a French label. I am to one of- foreign ; and it- Was in this How -the-- -Freeze--- --'Has- Affected---- interested parties have alleged that 1
sorry to have to undeceive the patriotic I club that the story was started that Florida. the orange would grow anywhere; that
gentlemen, for while it is true that ; much American wine was shipped to Sufficient time has now elapsed to all you needed was not the quality of
the American wines possess the qualities France to improve the quality of the enable us to make a sufficiently accurate the soil, but that it should be in ,'I
which the French wines most lack, French wine. Sorry it is not true, estimate of the amount of damage Florida. Speculators have sold land
these qualities are possessed i also by* but the question "Who drinks Amer- sustained by Florida from the recent for orange culture in the pine forests
the Spanish and Italian wines and ican wine?" may soon find an answer freeze. It had been over fifty years of West Florida and the sand barren
these latter wines are very largely im- similar to that which is now given to since a destructive freeze had occurredin and wet prairies of the Peninsula.To .
ported'' into France both for mixture "Who reads gn American book?" the State, and our experience was make a profitable orange grove
and for pure use, but the custom I see that President Cleveland rec confined to a knowledge of the effectsof requires the best of land naturally, or
house statistics do not show any importation ommends that pictures painted by a temperature as low as 20, which a soil capable of fertilization, good
of American wines into American artists residing abroad shall has occurred once or twice in recent care and facilities for transportation.Florida .
France whatever. be made to pay the same customs ad years. When the thermometer indi in our opinion furnishes as
In the year 1884 France exportedfrom those of foreign artists. The Amer- cated as low a temperature as '15 we profitable a field today for orange
Spain over 5,000,000 hectoletresof i ican Artists' Colony in Paris, I be- felt naturally anxious and somewhat culture as ever, with the added assurance -
wine, and over 2,000,000 from Italy, lieve, is about equally divided for and tearful as to the result. We knew we have obtained from the
according to the custom-house statis- against that policy. An American that the fruit on the trees would experience of the present season, that
tics,which also enumerate halfia dozen artist of real merit would rather be freeze at 20 to 22. We had seen the tree is very hardy and will with
other countries, at an average of about placed on the same footing with his the trees deprived of their leaves in stand a temperature as low as 15 certainly -
half a million each, and it then says: foreign contemporaries, who now say the northern portion of the State at a and possibly!::! much lower under
"Other countries 864 hectoletres," and to him, "You come here to get' the temperature at 23 to 24. Our anx- favorable eircuinstances. Well located -
under this latter head the United benefit of our free art schools; then iety was the greater in consequence of healthy groves will continue to
States is included with all other coun- your Government discriminates againstour the long continuance of the freezing be profitable.
tries of the world. This 864 hectoletresfrom French artists. You shall not be weather and the very strong and cold So far as the fruit is concerned we
a dozen countries is insignificant, given an equal chance in the salon blasts which continued through four are always liable to coll weather, moreor
compared with the seven millions from honors and prizes, and your works days. On the 13th the temperaturerose lest severe, between December 15
Spain and Italy. If American wines shall not be treated fairly here, so and the frozen fruit thawed out. and January 20. Probably once in
aresold with French labels,the mixtureis long as your Government does not The best evidence of the condition of four or five years it may be cold
certainly made in America. This, treat the art of foreigners fairly." Of trees affected by cold is the sheddingof enough to freeze the fruit on the trees.
of course, is carried on in America to course, an American whose works on their leaves, if twisted and curled. Will we take the chance of getting a
a very large extent, and so long as the their own true merits would never win For nearly a week the leaves lemained, I good price fbr four seasons in Feb
prejudice in favor of imported goods honors in Paris, prefers to have the and then the trees in many place ruary with the risk of losing occasionally .
continues, the deception by which is competition of better work cut offfrom began to shed their leaves rapidly.. part of a crop? Taking theJ.



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average of price it will pay to take damage; indeed, it would be possibleeven Prof. Samuel Johnson, of Michigan ; less pressure than at first. This allows

this risk. We repeat there is no now to make a most creditable Prof T. P. Stelle, of Alabama ; Hon. some of the water lower down to be

ground of discouragement as to orange display of citrus fruits, particularly of J. B. Grinnell of Iowa ; Hon. T. S. forced upward and into them, by the

culture in Florida. oranges, which have been exposed 'Gold, of Connecticut ; Ex-Go\ernor elasticity of the air bubbles in the

In all parts of the country depend upon the treed: through the whole of I Rodman N. Price, of New Jersey ; ether cells, the adjustment going on

cut on the products of the soil there i the freeze. But a particular designin : Gen. Frances N. Walker, of Massachusetts from above downward-the tendency

19' an occasional of an entire cr* p> holding the Exhibition to make [ ; Hon. J. R. Dodge, of Washington bring to equalize the gas pressure

Some seasons the wheat crop utterly l I u show lug of early vegetables to D. D.; Gen. Jas. S. Brisborn, throughout the entire plant. While

fails, and the disappointed husbandman : establish the fact that tomatoes, potatoes of Montana Territory, and Hon. 'V m. evaporation continues, this equilibriumis

has to plow in the worthless turnips, cabbages, cauliflower, Dorsheimer, of New York, will deliver never reached ; when it stops the

stalks, which have borne no fruit. The cucumbers and nearly every production -I addresses. balance may be affected and the sap

tornado, the army worm and the cat. of the garden or Held could be _e--- remain quiet, supported by root pressure -

make havoc of the finest here in and Great Southern Planters."It .
erpillar I produced perfection at a and capillarity, unless some disturbing ,

prospective crop. We have lost in I profit. While many producers are of is generally supposed," (says the element is introduced.

Florida the present season about half, opinion that it would not be advisable.But N. Y. Time*,) "that large agricultural This exact balance is probablynever

our orange crop, and to all present appearances from this time forward to February operations are only possible in the reached, even when the leavesare

that will 1)3 the principal next let every man in South Flor- West and Northwest, where the enormous off*the tree. The sun warms one

loss. We may, therefore, well take ida bear in mind that next winter, grain farms, such as the part of the stem more than another,

courage for the future, and with hope barring unfortunate( Providential dispensations Grandin, Dalrymple, and other estates, and the temperature of the whole

and a reasonable certainty the near the greatest Exhibitionwith covering many thousand acres of changes from hour to hour, and from

i at hand blooming of the trees and the the most liberal premiums ever arable land, are not at all uncommon, day to day. Every change of this

I making of a good crop the present offered in Florida will be held ; andas and ]lesser, but still very large ones sort causes the air within the cells to

year.-Fernandina Mirror. never in the history of South Flor- are quite common. But the South expand or contract, and so leads to a

--- --- ---- ida has such a freeze occurred and not has its large farms as well. The Dickson -, movement of sap from the root up-

American Agricultural AssociationThe for fifty years in all Florida, we may farm, of Georgia, which producesa ward, or from one part of the trunk to

Sixth Annual National Agricultural confidently look to the future and an- crop of more than 5,000 bales of another. The flow of maple sap in

Convention of the American ticipate entire success at our next cotton yearly, is one of these; the spring illustrates this nicely. Duringa

Agricultural Association will be heldat trial. There is no cause for discour- largest, however, is the Richardson cold night the air in the trunk con-

the Grand Central Hotel,New York, agement. South Florida, when the plantations in Louisiana, which cover tracts, and the space it occupied is

:I Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, full effect of the frost is determined, over 23,000 acres, of which 17,000 filled with sap from below the ground.

IJ. February 16th, 17th and 18th 1886. will stand on a surer ancLfirmer foun- acres are in cotton every year, When the sun strikes the tree next

All interested in Agriculture and kin- dation than ever before. the balance in and it the bubblesof
being corn, oats, morning warms up,
dred pursuits are invited to attend and JOHN G. SINCLAIR, President.
I millet, and other feeding crops. gas again expand and drive the sap
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participate in the proceedings. Ad- ---e- -- Col. Richardson, the recently de- out wherever a twig has been brokenor
Dairy Agricultural Convention.The .
, dresses will be delivered and papers ceased owner, made an average a hole bored into the trunk.-N.
read by the leading thinkers and wri- Agricultural and yield of cotton of about 73,000 bales, Y.: Tribune.
ters on Agriculture, Live Stock, Dairy- Dairy Conventions, under the auspicesof .
I and ;
Hs farm has been a model of suc- ---- -- -
ing, Ensilage, and other practical subjects the American Agricultural Association cessful cultivation. It is not sur- Daily Papers for News.

and there will be open discussionof at the Grand Central Hotel, prising that the executive ability and The Philadelphia Record truly says:
f New York, February 16th, 17th and
each the members.
by good business habits of a farmer who "No newspaper can keep up with the
18th, should be attended by all inter-
The Conventions of this Associationhave can manage an estate of this size current of daily news unless it is published -
' ested in Agriculture and Dairying.
been the most important gather- The is
should have enabled him to accumu- daily. Sunday paper
Papers will! be read, and addresses de-
ings in connection with agricultureheld late a fortune of several million dol- filled with the Saturday news and
in America and have been livered by leading writers and speakers "
par- lars. the Monday paper with the Sundaynews.
on "Dairying, Stock Breeding, -ePhilosophy -
ticipated in by the leading men in pub- The world keeps rolling around _. .
lic and private life. Three have been Ensilage" and other practical topics, of Sap Flow. and men and women keep moving
and particular attention will be givento The of most plants is taken
held in New York, one in Chicago and sap about on Sundays as on other days.
the Bogus Butter question. A report from the soil by the of causing
one in New Orleans,and great and in- power The preachers preach and like to have i
will be presented on the subject osmosis which the roots The
teresting as they were, this will doubtless possess. their preaching printed, even if the
showing what legislation has already force is known to be sufficient to raise
surpass them all in attraction and printers work on the Sabbath. Cars
value. been secured, and steps will be taken the fluid to a height of over 100 feet
will run off the track on Sundays.
towards securing national laws for the unaided, and gives rise to what is knownas
The Convention under the
auspicesof Earthquakes, tempests and the moving
National protection of the Dairy industry "root pressure." In the stem the
Dairymen's accidents of field and flood are as
Association for the of Oleo- against it. A large attendance is expected fluid passes through the vessels or
suppression: liable to occur on Sunday as on any
from all sections of the coun- ducts of the pitted cells of plants
Butterine and
margarine, other frauds other day. The correct knowledge of
try, and all interested are cordially which, like the pine, have few vessels.
will be
upon the Diary, held at the these things is as interesting on Sun-
invited to attend and participate in These are all minute tubes in which
same time and place. day tJL'3 on any other day. A chief
the proceedings. the is supported by capillary at-
e. ---- sap
reason for printing the record on Sun-
South Florida Exhibition. Delegates have been appointed by traction, so that the root-pressure is
day was the break occasioned by the
To THE PUBLIC :-On account of the Governors of different States and generally considered to be amply sufficient -
jump from Saturday to Monday, whenno
the recent most damaging freeze Agricultural and Diary Societies : to force the current to the top
Sunday Record was issued. The
throughout the State, by which our Hon. Norman J. Colman, Commis- of the highest tree. But its motion
Monday Record was filled with stale
early vegetables have been nearly sioner of Agriculture, Dr. Peter Col- upward is induced by the pumping
which about
news, was as palatable to
ruined and our citrus fruits badly ier, Hon. Levi P. Morton, of New action of the leaves, from which large
the taste of its lively readers as would bea
damaged, the : contemplated South York ; Col. R. P. McGlincey, of Illi- quantities of water evaporate.The yesterday's beefsteak cooked overagain.

Florida Exhibition will, for the pres- nois; Ex-Governor Morton\ of Nebraska ducts and pitted cols through .

ent year, be postponed. In makingthis ; Hon. T. D. Curtis, of New which the steam flows are not entirely -- --- -..-

announcement we have great York ; Willis P. Hazard, of Pennsyl- filled with sap, but includes bubblesof In Spain an old custom among the

pleasure in stating that those sections vania ; Hon. Casius M. Clay, of Kentucky gas with it. As water is withdrawnfrom country people-is never to eat fruit out

which were expected to contribute ; Gen. W. H.,Jackson, of Ten- the uppermost cells by evapora- of doors without planting the seed. The

most extensively to this Exhibition nessee ; Hon. H. I. Kimball of Geor- tion, the air in them expands to occupy roads are lined with trees whose fruitis

have received but little permanent gia ; Hon. F. D. Coburn, of Kansas> the additional space, and so exerts free to all.

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Horses, Longevity, Value, Etc. I Instinct as a Guide to Health. in both. No man is a perfect image ,

The New York Times says the possible Many of our progress-loving contem- of God ; no woman is, but each supplements -

length of life of a horse is far poraries would be rather alarmed at the other. Both have fallen,

above the duration of it. A horse 15 -- Table-- Reform.' the discovery that the principle of our both are sinful. Man is no greater or I

years old is ,accounted of very little social, medical, and educational reforms better than woman, or woman greater
The has witnessed ,
value,and it would be difficult to giveaway present age during the last two hundred or better than man. They are equal,
other phenomena, growthof
the survivor of 18 or 20 years. among what is called "JEstheticism,". the years has been a restored trust in the but different. Auy attempt to destroy

But a horse's useful life extends to 30 competence of our natural instincts. So all destinction save that of sex will
religion of a select class, which prides
or 40 years, and if the animal is used foreign was that rule of conduct to forever fail. They were each made to
itself on its freedom from the barbarous -
with care, it may do valuable service the moral standards of the middle represent God ; man to represent the
"Philistinism" of the world at

during all this long term. It may be large. We well be thankful for ages that its importance was recog- sterner, legal, kingly and fatherly side ;

noticed that the recorded instances of may nized only in its apparent exceptions, woman to represent the equally strong,
reaction against materialism -
the death of very aged horses all go to I any and vulgarity of modern gross soci- the supposed "evil propensities of our firm, but affectionate, loving, motherly,

show that their lives were shortenedby unregenerate nature," such as poison- patient side. Man represents strength ;
be doubted if
ety; yet it may any
some mischance, and not by old habits, sloth, and sexual excesses. woman represents grace ; man power ;
class can be truly "aesthetic" which
An English states that The real significance of such aberra- woman beauty ; Christ had both. ,
i does not recognize in its creed the importance -
\ three horses aged,respectively 35, 37, I of gentleness and humanity. tions would reveal the difference be- Man's strength does not imply ugliness -

and 39 years at their deaths, all died tween natural appetites and abnor- or coarseness ; woman's beauty
The word "icstheticism" cannot be
r of colic, and were in good condition mal (artificially acquired) appetencies, does not imply weakness. In all the
limited in dietetic
at rate
when they were seized with the fatal any ques- and teach us the necessity of applyingthe finer instincts of the mind, in delicate
tions, to the actual perception of the
disorder. This disease is purely accidental tests of that distinction to all per- ; perceptions of the true and beautiful
senses however gratifying our flesh
'and preventable one, but yet it ; suasive instincts, and occasionally to i in nature and in thought, woman is
meats be to our immediate taste,,
kills more horses than any other. Con- may otherwise unexplained aversions.But the superior of man. In the moral
we cannot altogether forget their ex-
sidering the value of these animals, it even within those limits a graces of patience, heroism, endurance
tremely unpleasant antecedents. How-
\, seems as though farmers might save ever artistic the arrangement of the critical study of our protective intui- and suffering, woman is the superior of ,

money by giving more care to them, tions would surprisingly show in how man. Man's mind,as a rule,is stronger, ,
dinner table, however the immaculatethe
r and so lengthening the term of their tablecloth, and faultless the dinner many respects the hygienic reforms of woman's finer. To bring forth the'

useful lives. the last two hundred years could have aggressive side in the image of Christ J
service, the disagreeable thought must
The increasing value of horses is been anticipated by the simple teach- is man's sphere. To represent his beauty ,
surely sometimes occur to the artistic
noteworthy. An index to this grad- ings of our senses. For the wards of of character is woman's. In these
mind, the beef was once an ox, the
ually growing value is afforded by the instinct a temperance sermon would there is no more conflict than in the
mutton was once a sheep, the veal was
export of these animals from Canada he superfluous as a lecture on the mission of heat and light, or than in J
once a calf and the pork was once a
, to the United States. About 22,000 pig. We scrupulously make folly of drinking boiling petroleum, I the two halves of a pair of shears- \

are brought over annually, and while may for to the palate of a normal living: they complete each other. Man's is
cleau the outside of the or platter, I
the value three was being-human or animal-alchohol isI to glorify God by the building up of :
average years ago
but the recollection of the state of I I
$95 per head, it was $140 last year. not only unattractive, but violently a noble, aggressive work ; woman'sis ,
their interior will nevertheless cause I I
M This increase..of about 45 per cent. in repulsive, and the baneful passion to to glorify God and develop her own
some disquietude to our aesthetic repose I
f three years about equals that in the which that repugnance can be forced soul in the no less positive work of reflecting )
which would vanish forever at a I I
value of our native horses of the same to yield is so clearly abnormal that the beauties of grace. Sickness -
and thecook's
glimpse of the butcher's boy I I
, grade. The same fact applies to mules.It chopper. And even if we set only the infatuation of the natural depravity suffering, poverty, are not the

shows the profit that may be made aside consideration of gentleness dogma could ever mistake it sadest things in the world, but failure ..

I in rearing horses of the. right.sort, viz, and every there for an innate appetite. In defense of to live a true life is."
: humanity, are just as I
the respiratory Nature fights -.. ----
medium-sized horses.
work organs
glaring faults of bad taste visible in I
The increased, ,value is chiefly due to almost to the last. The blinded dupeof THE
of diet in dress
our system as our of
writer for the Household who oughtto
the would
the night-air superstition
the continued demand by city and
furniture or general household arrangements know claims that with little
a care
town horse-car road companies who hardly' assert that he finds the hot
all of which have been very j dish-washing will add to the looks of
miasma of his unventilated bedroommore
horse in three and
use up a years, consequently -
severely and very properly criticisedby the hand rather than detract from its
than fresh air. He
,, pleasant
need to replace their whole
the esthetic school. How foolish "
stock, in that ,time. Meanwhile, as thinks it safer, in spitt-or perhaps beauty. My hands were swollen and ,
and inconsistent it is to be fas
red but also soft and
because-of its repulsiveness. "Mis pliable, warm ;
villages grow to towns, they find these tidious about the manner in whichone's
rubbing them with vaseline''
cream or
trust all the
pleasant thing" was
and thus demandfor
roads the
necessary, food is served and the
at ''
up keeps them Dora Smith
so. always
watchword of the mediaeval
cosmo- ;
suitable horses is insatiable and
time be totally indifferent
same to as
wishes to the after j
practice on piano
ogny. Long before Jahn and Pestal-
excellent for
an' opportunity ,
the from aesthetic
regards quality, an
ozzi demonstrated the hygenic impor- washing dishes, because, then, her
farmers to make a profitable business. view of the food itself! The I
--- .. highestart tance gymnastics, children embraced hand is in the best order for the key-

may be apparent in the decoration board. The best work for
WHITEWASHING-Somebody sug- every opportunity for outdoor exer- any one
is of the table, but if the food be troubled with cold hands is dish-
gests that when whitewashing goingon cise with a zeal which only persistent
in taste and smell, the result can "
it may serve for several uses be- gross restraint could abate.-Dr. Felix L.! washing. ..
sides those of whitening walls and pre. hardly be gratifying to the truly Oswald in Popular Science Monthly
aesthetic mind. All who have -
serving wood. In the cellar it will given"Vegetarianism" for February. i
a fair trial will em- striped bass, that are now usually fine,
not only increase the light by its reflections I I
phatically deny that flesh food is Man and Woman. will prove toothsome if stuffed with i

,. but will check mold, especially is- '"nice," and will witness to the fact that Rev. Smith M. Baker, of Lowell, highly seasoned mashed potatoes and

if some copperas or sulphur only a depraved and perverted taste Mass., in a recent sermon said : baked in a pan with larding of salt
added. Some stones trees,
posts, can relish it. "A preference for the "The first man was not developedfrom pork. They should be basted frequently -
trunks if with it show
etc. coated
a sea-weed a monkey but while in the and
high flavors and stimulating scents or was oven, fifteen
even darkness, and serve as guides. the flesh of vertebrate animals made in the God.
peculiar to image of Womanwas minutes time may be allowed to every

With sulphur added, the lime wash is mostly subsides after a fair trial also the creation of man, that for- pound of fish.

probably the best of all applications to of milder foods, when supplied in vari- ever they should realize the -- ---. ..--

the tree trunks,in the orchard.I ety." This is the testimony of Henry their opennessof The esteem of wise and good men is
and be bound
himself and the togetherwith
Thompson experienceof
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: the of"all
greatest temporal -
food 'reformer will corroborate a common love and destiny. A encouragements :
would rather win honor than
every to virtue, and it is the mark of
honors. ; it.A.cher.. perfect human character is found only abandoned
an spirit to disregard it.

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I The Discouraged Housekeeper. ,than,.;.attempt to keep up ,appearances, water poured off. Then N cd put the ry it by adding to it sweet and bitter

'"Bessie Bramble" writes as ,followsto if it means privation through false rice into an_ ordinary two-quart saucepan almonds pounded, candied cherries,

the Pittsburg'Dispatch: "We have pride. She should secure some rest covered it to the depth of half an ginger or citron, or preserved cherries,

received a letter from a discouraged"' and leisure for herself by makinghEr I inch with cold water, stirred in the raisins, etc."
housekeeper. According to' her" own ? children's clothes as plain as pos- salt, fitted in the top carefully and put -0-- -

account she' has been married nine sible, thus curtailing both sewing and the saucepan on a quick fire of coals Orange Champagne.Gen. .

years and has seven children. Her laundry work.' Children can be madeto and went to his other work. In just J. J. Dickenson, who, for his

li sband's income is $2.75 a'' day. Out understand that it is better for themto twenty minntes Ned returned to his bravery and signal success in making
of this goes $10 a month in paymentfor be a !little plainer than others thanto rice and removed the lid. It was done, unexpected sorties upon the enemy

a little home, and' about $4 for car kill mother. We never saw a hus- but not yet ready for the table. Therewas during the years of unpleasantnessbetween

fare. With what remains the family band.yet who loved his wife better for a little water left which was carefully the sections, was styled the
worked the house the off. The rice thor- "Old War Eagle of Florida," informedus
H to be clothed}() and fed and supported having over or poured was
generally. The wife was raised on a sewing machine until she gave way oughly stirred from the bottom, not that upon one of his raids into
and became and and the but tin laid Palatka. an old German citizen, a
farm and was' used to having every cross, nervous top, a plate was lightlyon
thing plentiful and to spare. She saysshe nagging, and old before her time. To the sancepan, and the saucepan set friend of many years standing, sent to

has 'not had one good dress since our friend who asks our advice, we one side in the hot ashes, where it re his headquarters several bottles of

she was''married-nothing-but a calico would say, think out in what way you mained, very slowly steaming, one what he supposed to be imported

wrapper-oiice in a while The child- can best arrange the details of the hour, or mayhap two, when the rice champagne. The corks popped, the

ren have'to be kept decent at school, housekeeping so as to secure some rest was so dry that you might eat it with wine effervesced and the taste was as

and''what with their shoes and all the and recreation. Look forward to the your fingers, and at the same time thor- excellent as any that he had ever '

otlier'expenses she has never a penny children growing old enough to help.If oughly done, and soft through and tasted. Meeting his friend the next

to spare for herSelf: This statement [ girls, teach them to be independent, through. Nobody can like raw rice, day; he asked him"if he had not been'across

means little, perhaps, to some, but it self reliant and self-supporting. A neither can any one like it sobbed with the lines. He assured him I

comes' home to the average, and voices woman who has a large fumily of small water by an hour'b boiling and no that he had not. The General then

the' tragedy, being worked out in manya' children to do for has plenty of workas steaming." Another Southerner writesas asked him where he picked up that"

: household-a mother being worked it 13, but if she is so anxious to makea follows on ;the subject: "To boil, champagne. "Imagine my surprise,

tb'death for the benefit of the family. little money on her own score, we say, a pint Cff rice, salt a half pint of he said, "when my friend informed me

But' this mother, while under the force would suggest for a country-bred water to the taste, and after the water that"it was orange wine made by himself. -

of necessity, has no desire for martyr- woman a little place near town, and boils add the rice. Boil over a 'slow : The old German continued to

dom; and she! asks what can be doneto the raising of chickens for sale. It fire' until the water disappears, then make it for years and his friends were

make things better. What can she has been estimated by somebody that cover the vessel (no particular utensilis always greeted with the merry poppingof

do to earn a little money to make life there is more money in chickens thanin necessaty ; I have known the thin- the corks whenever they called upon

easier i 'for them all ? This is a problem the iron business. Whether this is nest tin and the thickest iron pot to be him. The old man died some years

difficult to solve, and for which no true or not, it is certainly a fact that used) and placed on the top of the ago, but upon a recent visit to Palatkain

rule can be given. When a woman nice well-fed chickens are always in stove, or at least where only heat company with General Dickenson, .

11 keeps a house and takes care of seven demand, and fresh eggs are forever in enough will be obtained to slowly we called upon his widow and she

children under nine of she fashion. Rather than have our nose steam the rice. Do not stir until after gave us the recipe for making the
years age
has' her hands full, and more. She on the grindstone in making both ends the rice has been steamed some time, wine, which Gen. Dickenson" insists

cannot expect, and should assuredly meet, and doing without a good gown and then very little. To be successful upon calling "champagne, as he says

not be called upon to do more. In from one year's end to another, we with pilau, it is necessary to know howto that it is in all respects as good as the"
best brands of "Mumm'a Extra
. fact,she cannot do that much up to should try chickens or something. And cook 'plain' rice, as the only difference Dry.
the standard, and will most likely talking of chickens, we have heard in the process is that, instead of The following is the recipe :

breakdown i in the'effort. Indeed her from somebody that a lady whose water in one case the broth of the 1 gallon sour orange juice.

, letter'shows: that, nerves are giving chicken pies were famous went into meat or fowl is used. Rice cooked in 3 gallons water.

way ,under( the stress of work and ,making them as a businss. She had the manner described is so easily di- 7 pounds white sugar.
t orders than she could fill all the Put in a keg and as it effervescesadd
. worry and ,the care of so many children more gested, and withal so nutritious, thatit
, ; without rest or recreation. Whatshe time, because she made a pie fit for,the is surprising more attention is not a small quantity of fresh juice

( needs just at: present** 1 is to simplify gods, and, only charged a small sum given to the subject of cooking it prop- daily until it ceases effervescing. Letit

t 'her housework, so, as to save labor, as"much over cost for ber work. The most obvious erly. With us an invalid's diet includes stand eight days or until perfectlyclear
then bottle and cork and
moral that be drawn from tightly
, as possible. To preserve health can plain boiled rice, Francatelli,
set aside for use.-Ocala Banner.
t li i :should', not 'be "work, work: work the pathetic letter of our discourged in his receipt for baked rice, gives ----- -.-

''I' day in and'day out": We should take housekeeper is that people with small twelve ounces as the quantity. This Strawberry Wine.A .
mean should not be so extravagant in should be put into a with a
, it:that ,every woman is )justifiable inf' saucepan correspondent of the Starke Telegraph
using all means to preserve; her children the size,of _the family. Some peopleare quarter of a pound of butter, half a writes follows from
f' 'from a stepmother.' ( Ancl'\\e hold her fond.of.saying that what is enoughfor pound of sugar, a quart of milk and a as Lawtey,
but he in
we are not so sanguine a* regard -
;F asa' fool l who \\yillwearherseifout' t one is enough for two, but they pinch of salt. Set the whole to boil very to the future of fruit-wine
''r'r' will sacrifice'her health, who will diet might,as well say that what is enoughfor gently on a ''slow part of the range compared with that of any the grape :
before her time audjeave her children two twill do for a dozen for all the and when the mild is thoroughly ab-
truth there is it. "M. Kaufman's strawberry wine deserves -
f to the cold mercies of the world in the sorbed, the rice should be soft and
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mention. I do not recal
' ,' endeavor to keep her house( and her Rice.-How to Cook in Southern done. If it is not, a little more milk any-
thing more rich, smooth oily and fine
:, children,up to Mrs. ',Grundy's, stand Style., should be added. When the rice is
since I the still
sampled heavy winesof
:: ard. What woman chiefly used ;to A South Carolina rice-planter describes -I cooked, beat up the yolk of six eggs
Hock and Joaunisberg, on the banksof
I. cultivate is'common sense. What they as follows the way in which his and the whites of three ; flavor with
the Maine and the Rhine
chiefly:, err in is doing deference to Mrs.\ ,negro cook prepared rice : "First he vanilla, lemon, cinnamon, orange, coffee What the California twenty
years ago. grape
I 1, ,Grundy,and shaping their )lives;to her poured a pint of rice into a tin pan or any kind of flavor ; pour the !I wines are now I cannot say; but' ten

supposed dictums. Each,:;.individual and picked it over very carefully, I mixture in a well greased pan and years ago I doubt if anything better
woman has her own problem to',solve throwing out any foreign substances. bake for an hour and a half. Serve than this strawberry wine could ,have

The amount of Work to be done in Then he poured into the pan some cold with preserves or plain, as the dish been found in the State. Would it not
be a little singular if the
average families where nb help is'kept water, washed the rice, poured the wa- alone is very rich and good Baked supplemented by the orange strawberry,should be,

must be 'measured\ by her: strength and .ter off and picked the rice again. A rice may be used as a vegetable or as i found to be in Florida the, true count-
capacity.. She shp.uld.o'Y better second ,time it was washed and the dessert.. In the latter case you can va- erpart of the grape in California?"


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RECIPES. to table brown and frothed. Wild ready to turn over the fowl at the ex- be found among the English residentsof
!ra' .. HOMINY FROM HULLED CORN. : duck, if overdone, loses its flavor; piration of the time; baste constantlywith this city, who come from the homeof

:Hominy of fair quality can be male I from twenty to twenty-five minutes it, dredging every now and then the sparrow and know all about
before the right kind of fire will be with flour, so that the outside will be. him. One of these in writing on this
by any miller from good, sound, dry
L' corn. The millstones must be separated sufficient. Serve on a very hot, dry nicely browned. j! subject says: "Many things are nec-

t,. so the grain will be cracked to dish. If dressed to perfection the CANNED CORN SOUP WITHOUT essary for a sparrow pie; and the chief

, :t'', the desired degree of coarseness. It duck will give sufficient gravy. Sendt M.EAT.-One can of corn, drained and of these is first to catch your sparrows

must then be sifted to remove the fine table as hot as possible, with a cut chopped fine, one pint of milk, one The sparrows like best the neighborhood -

;. portion and winnowed to remove the I lemon and the following sauce: Put quart of boiling water, two table- of rick yards; and the artful-

.- bran. At the 'South and in Rhode into a saucepan one teaspoonful of I spoonfuls of butter rolled in, one of ness and dexterity with which he will

i Island only white corn is deemed fit Harvey's and one of Worcester sauce, flour, two eggs, one teaspoonful of hang by his feet throw the whole

! for human, while in Massachusetts and a little salt, cayenne to taste, a small sugar and pepper and salt to taste. weight of his little body on to an ear
of wine and the strained of wheat and it off is of the
many of the Western States yellow glass port Put the chooped corn over the fire in carry one
1;* corn is greatly preferred. To cook juice of half a large lemon. Mix\ well boiling water and cook for one hour. things that are rarely observed, though
h" and make hot. Jut before servingstir Work through a colander return to they are well worth observing. Naturally -
hominy, boil in a kettle or pail set in ;
another kettle of water to prevent in, by the side of the fire, a large the pot with sugar, pepper and salt. they are as unpopular with the

scorching. It requires a long time for teaspoonful! of made mustard, pour Boil one minute and stir in the farmer as is the barn rat. Sparrowsare

: into a warm sauce tureen and serve floured butter. Have the milk ready much too artful for any trap. It
-. cooking, several hours, to have it at
I;: its best. Hominy that looks nicer hot. scalded and add it gradually to the is almost idle to set nooses or lay clap
I'' \ nets for these birds. The
I'' than the home made or country groundcan TOMATO SOUP WITHOUT MEAT. beaten eggs. When the butter has sparrow

be bought the city markets. but One can of tomatoes, one small onion entirely stir eggs and milk into the catcher's method is known as bat-fowl

it is not more wholesome nor more sliced and fried to a light brown in soup for one minute then pour it out.PASTRY. ing. For bat-fowling four sportsmenare

palatable than can be made by a little some nice dripping, one tablespoonfulof .-To one pound of sifted the proper number. One of these
butter rolled in the carries a long stick, with which he
trouble in the country grist mill and same quantityof flour take three-quarters of a pound
flour, a half cupful of hot rice beats the ivy or the sides of the rick
the farmer's kitchen.To of butter and nice lard chopped to-
hull corn, select that which is boiled very soft, one teasponful of gether. Divide the flour into four and starts the game. The second
one quart of boiling water, bears a lantern at the end of a pole,
clean and perfectly well ripened. The sugar equal parts and the butter in the same i
kind or color is wholly a matter of pepper, salt and chooped parsley or way. Mix a quarter pound butter in toward the light of which the birds

taste or fancy. The Southern white celery tops. Put three tablespoonfuls three-quarters of a pound of flour fly when suddenly aroused from sleep.
of clean into the The other two hold the rattle close
dripping pot,
dent is very tender and looks nicely soup with a knife well together, and
to boil and the sliced against the roosting haunt of the birdsa
when finished. Put a few quarts, bring a fry make into a tolerably stiff dough with
and win- onion. Add the tomatoes and stir wide-mouthed net, made like a
picking over carefully
cold water, then roll out thin, and
nowing, in a kettle of cold water set together over the fire until with a knife put on, in small pieces, a shrimping net but considerably larger;
over the fire. To three or four quarts smoking hot. Before the boil- quarter pound of the butter. Sprin- and into this the sparrows dash, be-
ing water in stew steadily wildered by the noise and dazzled by
of'corn add goes forty
two heaping teaspoonfuls
1 kle a little of the flour, roll it up and "
of soda or saleratus. Let it boil till minutes and ]put all through the colander -! beat with the rolling-pin. Roll it out the light.

the hulls loosen. If the lye is too back into the pot ; season and I again and repeat until you take in all Speaking of the different methods of
: bring again to boil add the rice simI preparing the sparrow for the table,
strong add more water, if too weak ; I. the butter and flour; put it in tin
mer ten minutes stir in the floured the same correspondent says: "But
add more soda. When the hulls will ;
fill bake in
plates, your pies, a quickoven.
slip off freely from the corn put into a butter ; boil one minute and pour out. there are other ways of cooking

colander or a large pan with holes in How TO COOK TURKEY :-Wash sparrows than to boil them with
the bottom and wash in cold water. the fowl well inside and out; take a beefsteak under crust; and in every
large potatoes and rub them through a
he the trouble of the cook.
small stale loaf of bread crumble it way repays
The corn must boil until soft emu gh ,
colander, then add to them four well
Roll of bacon his breast
a piece over
fine rub it in of
to suit the taste, and during the very a quarter a
beaten of rich
cess several washings and change of puund of butter, reason well with eggs, one teaspoon (not too large a piece), toast him in a
cream, a little lemon juice, a little Dutch oven, and to serve him hot.
water will be required to remove the pepp-r and salt, put no water excepta
and salt. Beat all
nutmeg some very
little to moisten the crust. Stuff the Schoolboys know this, although theyare
lye which the corn takes from the
up then from into
light, drop a spoon
often with the
obliged to dispense
until well filled the in
turkey legs
first water. The kernels will doublein put
hot lard and the
fry same as dough- "
size during the cooking, and the the slits made in cleaning it, tie wings nuts. Serve hot. bacon. Or, "another way. Curry a

kettle must be large enough to hold close to the body and the skin of the --0--- -- dozen sparrows, and serve them with
neck the bone rub the whole the proper gravy in a rampart of rice.
plenty of water. If the corn rests too over English Sparrows-How to Cook,
In f fact, when have once under-
with lard it is then you
heavy,on the bottom of the kettle be- ever sweet ; readyfor etc.
cause of too little water it will be in the oven. Put a little water in the The English Sparrow has become a stood how dainty a bird a well-fed

danger of scorching. Both hominyand pan to prevent burning, and baste great annoyance and nuisance in the sparrow is, a dozen worthy modes of

hulled corn are excellent articlesof frequently with the gravy while cook- Northern and Middle States; but our presenting him at table will occur to

food, and may be served in various ing. A large turkey will require two practical and thrifty neighbors are you. Has not a book been written

ways, in milk, with syrup or with and a half hours' cooking. A little trying. to get good out of evil. We detailing a hundred methods of cook-

sugar and cream.ROASTING fine sage or celery seed put in the find this in the Paterson (N. J. ) Press: ing the potato? One way may be

WILD DUCK.Wild dressing is quite palateable, also oys- When Paterson sportsmen run recommended as excellent: Cut

duck should not be dressed too soon ters. short of other game they have been enough off the end of a large potatoto

after being killed. In cold dry COOKING His GOOSE.-After wash- compelled to shoot English sparrows, enable you to scoop a receptacle for

weather it- will be more tender and ing the goose rub it inside and out and sparrow pie is no longer an exper- your sparrow. Place him therein, as

finer flavored after keeping f seven or with salt and pepper and fill it with iment in this eity, but a dish relishedby Izaak Walton said, 'tenderly with

eight days. Roast before a quick, mushrooms and two tomatoes or their all who have tasted it. One of the appropriate adjuncts to your taste.

clear fire, ardent enough to throw outa'great equivalent of firm pieces of canned letter carriers is an enthusiast on the Lute on the head of your potato again

1 heat. Let< it remain, without: tomatoes, seasoning with salt, pepper question of sparrows, and devotes with flour and water. Use your judg-

basting, for five or six minutes, tokeep and a little lemon juice, sewing up the .most all of his spare time to getting ment as to time of serving, and this
bird. Roast before a brisk fire for for the He baked potato will astonish your guest."
the gravy in; afterward baste incessantly sparrows ready pot says ..
with plenty of butter. A half an hour and have a pint of tomato that they make the best eating and are It isn't as far from the top of a hill
juice and the juice of one lemon dainties of the fin order. The
few minutes before serving lightly principal to the bottem as it is from the bottomto
dredge with flour, then baste and send seasoned with a little pepper and salt, sparrow eaters are, however, to top. .

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l0 1f' THE FLORIDA 1 SPA Tea. ''

ch. CHOICE SEEDS.-Mr.\ J. H. Alex State Park Sports.The Kaffir Corn.
WIlt JPorida lispa. ,

__ ._ __- -------1 ander, Druggist and Seedsman, of Annual Race Meeting, and Ex- This new grain and forage plant; is

JACKSONVILLE. FLA., FEB. 1886.. Augusta, Ga., kindly sends us for trial, hibition of the "State Park Associa said to be an African or Australianseed
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CHAS. W. DaCOSTA Proprietor. seeds : Peterkin Improved Cotton ; the Association, near this city on the Department in 1877. Preserved,

Subscription. '2.00 per annum,(n advance.. Clark's Flour Corn ; Spanish Ground 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th of developed and perpetuated by Dr. J.

r KATES OF ADVERTISING.93"Payable .- Pea ; Improved *White Ga. Collard ; February, 1886. I H. Watkins, of Campbell county, Geor ,

in advance, unless otherwise con- White Velvet Okra ; Kolb-Gein In addition to the Races, which gia.
tracted. _
sPecg. WEEKll ado, a nto. ti MO. I YEAR Watermelon, etc., etc. :Mr. Alexan promise to be (of great interest, there The following presentation of :its
1 sqr._ b 200 S 600 $12 00 1118 ( 82200 der has, also, the genuine Kaffir Corn, will be a Band Competition ; a Fire points of value is based on Dr. Wat-.
2 .. 8 50 10 50 1100 2S 00 38 00 and those who desire it the men's Parade and Exhibition Military kins's the
by experience during eight
1 001.. 6 00 18 00 :s6 00 48 all 64 00 quan- ; years:
r II 800 24 00 48 00 6t 001 85 00II should address him. he has it in
12 00 36 00 1"2 00 96 00 12S 00 tity Drill ; Grand Tournament of kept cultivation :

II U 00 4100 8100 112 00 150 00 --- -. .- Grand The seed resemble
I" II 1800 51 00 108 00 1U 001 110'100 -- ---- Knights ; Shotting Contest, those of Millo.

AUTHORIZED AGENTSTo Orange Wine--How Made. etc., etc.Special. maize, Doura or Egyptian corn, but ,

rtceive Subscriptions! to this Paper: Editor Florida Dispatch: Excursion Rates have been nearly twice as large as Millo maize ;

KUBNER,En&land.Co., 57 and 59 Ludgate Hill, London Will you, or some of your readers, made with the different Railroad Com- pure white, with reddish spots. The

AMERICAN NEWS Co., New York. please give me through your columns, and the will is different in
panies, management spareno plant wholly growth
WESTERN NEWS Co.,Chicog0,111.W. full directions for pressing the orange
L. brass Interlachen Fla.P. make the occasion of from of its class and
pains stout
one stocky
O. UPDEGRAFF & Co., Irvington, Ind. and making homemade orange wine, any ,
WILL. E. SIMPSON, Nassau, N. P. and you will much oblige. interest and pleasure. rarely exceeding four to five feet on

SPECIAL CLUB RAIES.. Yours" truly, For full particulars address the Sec- i good soils. Very erect, heads compact,

We have made arrangements with the publishers W. H. PORTER. retary, Dr. J.M. Fairlie, Jacksonville, well filled, never drooping. Blades,
and will club THE DISPATCH with Kissimmee, Fla., Jan 29, 1886.
any of the following publications which will Fla. short, broad and thickly set. It does
be mailed promptly upon receipt of price for See article headed "Orange Champagne .
ONEY .AE. not tiller or sucker at all, and pro-
THE FLORIDA DISPATCH Regular Club ," in present number of DISPATCH. Frozen Oranges.
AND Price. Rate. duces more grain than any plant of its
American Agriculturist............. 1.5U $2.00 f .oo .-ED. Major Sawyer, of Beauclerc, in a recent -
Am. Bee Journal..... .................. 1.00 2.002.30 kind. It is heavier than wheat, threshesout
Atlantic _.nnRt.ttl1t.tnnuuuu_______ _______ 1.50 2HJU 3.00 _- o_- note, says : "The Maltese Blood
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Atlantic Monthly Magazine...... 4.00 2.00 4.75 easily and clean, free of chaff. ,
Country Gentleman........ ........? 2.50 2.00 3.50 English Walnuts. orange softened like the rest of them,
Century Magazine..................... 4.00 2.00 5.00 It is as early as amber cane, yielding -
Detroit Free Press........................ 1.00 2.00 2.75 CLARK MARSH, of Daytona, Fla., but the trees stood the cold better and
Electric Magazine...................... 5.00 2.00 5.25 two full forage crops from :one
N'loridaWeeklyTimes............... 1.00 2.00 2.50 s*'n Is us the following note : many are yet green.
the second
3.00 2.00 3.75 planting, a full crop of
Family Story laper.- "Some
Fireside Companion...................3.00 2.00 3.75 Editor Florida Dispatch: oranges now in the packing-
Frank Leslie s Ill. Weekly......... 4.UO 2.00 4.75 Can the house, but picked while frozen, are grain, by cutting the first in early
you give me name of'any
3.00 2.00 4.00
Frank Leslie's Pop. Monthly. bloom
and late
Frank Leslie'sSuud'y Mag'zine 2.50 2.00 4.00 who has bearing English wal- just as good and sound and or by early planting a
Golden Days............................... 3.00 2.00 3.75 party as ever as fall two full of It is
Harper's Illustrated Weekly.... 4.00 2.00 1.75Harper's nut trees V I want to get some scions hard. The sun has not touched them.I crops grain. rapid
Illustrated Bazar......... 4.00 2.00 1.75 into I in be
to enough to
Harper's ill Young People....... lull 2.00 3.00 graft hickory. grafted pecans believe if we could have picked every maturing adapted to
Harpers Monthly Magazine...... 4.00 2.UO 4.50 into hickory and in eighteen months latitude where amber is used
Hotel Hews ................................. 2.00 2,00 2.75 orange while still frozen, or before the any cane ,
Household.................................. 1.10 2.00 2.2J; bad pecans on the scion. If so you and by reason of its large yield of grain
Llpplncott's Monthly Magazine 3.00 2.00 3.75 will greatly oblige etc. sun struck them, and put them some-
Nebraska Farmer........................ 1.00 2.00 2.75 and fodder, should be a favorite in the
North American Review........... 5.00 2.00(' 5.75 [Any leader who can supply the where in the shade, and kept them
New York Weekly Sun.............. 1.00 200 2.50 Northwest.It .
New York Weekly Herald....._. 1.00 2.00 2.50 desired scions will please communi there that they would have been justas
New York Weekly Tribune....... 1.25 2.00 2.75 cares less for dry weather than
New York.Weekly Times........... 1.00 2.00 2.50 cat e.-ED.] good and sound as ever, and would
New York Weekly World.......... i.oO 2.00 2.50 _!_- ... ... Millo, or any of its class, and, being
Popular Science Monthly.......... 5.00 2.00 5.75 keep as long as those that had not
Philadelphia Weekly Times..... 1.00 2.00 2.50 What to Do With the Groves. early, is always reliable to mature. It
People's Journal...................._. 1.50 2.00 2.25 been frozen. I have given some of
Puck............................................. 5.00 2.00 5.50 Editor Florida Dis'latch : these to a number of different has repeatedly borne full crops where
Rural Calllornian.................:.... 1.50 2.00 2.50 oranges
Southern Cultivator..................- 1.50 2.00 2.75 Will you tell me what is best to do people and they say they are as goodas Millo\ failed by dry weather. It will
Scientific American.................... 3.20 2.K(>(tl) 4.25
Saturday Night.........................3.00 2.00 3.75 .with a bearing grove under the present ever. Some said 'the best I have make paying crops on land too thinto
Savannah Weekly News......_... 1.25 2.00 2.50 circumstances ? Is it best work tasted since the freeze."'
Southern Bivouac.............?...... 2.00 2.00 3.00 to pay in anything else.
Southern Live Stock Journal.. 2.UO 2.00 2.75 and fertilize the grove and overcome -- -- ---- --
St. Nicholas......................-........ 3.00 2.00 4.00 Our Agricultural College. As it does not tiller or suckeritmust
the efforts of the freeze, or will it be
Monthly Magazine
The fScribners( Century)................................ 4.00 2.00 5.00 better to let it recuperate slowly, by We copy from State Superintendent be massed in three-foot rows if
Waverly Magazine..................... 4.00 2.00 5.00 .
!Western World........................... 1.00 2.00 2.00 letting it alone? A reply will greatly Russell's Report : forage only is desired, but if for grain

The above are among the very best publications oblige. Yours truly, F. M.: "The State Agricultural College at also, one to three stalks every. twelve
,although we are able to club with oth
ers. Write us for terms with any other paper [See the last two or three numbersof Lake City is now fully prepared for inches. Three-foot rows will insure
or periodical not in this list, and we shall
fine seed heads. It does
heerfully quote club rates. DISPATCH, and read carefully. the reception and instruction of stu- not' .,
Remittances should be sent by Check troublesome stubble like Millo.We .
Money addressed Order,to Postal Note or Registered! Let- We have already told, in brief; about dents. During the year a large and A.

all we know" as regards the treat- commodious house has been erected have
C. W. DaCOSTA, on procured some genuine8eed
JACKBOMVTT.I.IT. FLA. ment of frosted orange trees.-ED.] the residence of of Kaffir
college grounds as a corn, and will send sample
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I f Turning- Under---Green Crops. Who's Afeard ? the President and family, the members packages per mail, post paid,'.for

of the Faculty and the students. cents in silver fresh clean
An and twenty or ,
.. intelligent experienced cor In the Florida Agriculturist for February
The college has been enclosed with a two-cent Address
writes from Sanford postoffice stamps. :
respondent, 3d, we find the following, anent
28th neat iron fence, forty-foot avenue Editor Dispatch, Jacksonville, Florida,
under date of Jan. : the damage from frost, etc. .r fJ'
opened on the north front of the col- Drawer M. Seed Department. -
Editor Florida Dispatch : "'Ve are not scared, but paid $600
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I lege grounds, and other improvements -
I was pleased with your reply to per acre cash for a young grove last; many
the question about plowing in green week, and if we had the money we made. Southern Range of the Peen-To.;

crops. You have the right and only would not be afraid to buy every grovein "The large and valuable collectionof A Brevard county subscriber asks

j; r sensible view of the case. I think the State now for sale. Natural History, and Museum of the following question, which we,respectfully -

that subject will bear still farther ventilation "Next week we will publish a lec Geological specimens, the property of refer to our South Florida

I ':. and clearing from fog. ture delivered by us before the Fruit Rev. Dr. J. Kost, has been transferredto readers ,

I \.:. Yours truly, B. Growers' Association ten years ago. this college, and a library of 3,000 : <"
-----.e- Read it, and see if what we predictedhas volumes will soon follow. This collegeis Editor Florida Dispatch: :< -r!".1:,",

.. That orange twig from "Rockledge" not come true; also, look for our now equipped and prepared for an How far south will the .-Peen-To

,.; presents a very bad case of Jade article to follow, predicting the next excellent course of instruction, and is peach bear and do well? Old.residents i-

, Goma and mril-de almost ten years." open for free entrance to any youth or here say that peaches here.become -
-everything- ----o- young man of the State who is desirousof evergreen and will not bear.' I

else, and we would strongly advise We "let up" a little on frost news, obtaining a liberal education, and wish to try the Peen-To, 'but have not

t.' :laying the axe to the root.of the tree, this week, and await further develop- they are urged to avail themselves of the money to spend upon a wildgoosechase.

this admirable ", ,, .
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New Publications. columned pages, embracing seventy- to Florida housekeepers. Effect of the Cold on Oranges-

"The Mountain Campaigns of Geor- .nine chapters. It is neatly bound in J no. P. Morton & Co., Louisville,' Queries.

gia; or War Scenes on the Western grey cloth, stamped with the flag of Ky., Publishers. Editor Florida Dispatch :

and Atlantic." the "Lost Cause," and may be obtained HELEN HARCOURT. Would this not be a good time to

',. This beautifully printed and artistically for $1. Address: News and Courier, Montclair, Sumter Co., Fla., Jan. settle many long-disputed questions
;.-' illustrated reminiscence of the late Charleston, S. C. 25, 1886. about the effect of extreme cold on
.. trees, value of forest protection -
f is devoted the of orange
war, to operations The Southern Bivouac,for February,
v The Frost at Kissimmee. mulching, fires etc. and also
.. Rosecrans Grant Sherman
: Bragg, gives us "Bass Fishing in the Shenan-
Editor Florida ., concerning the relative hard..
Dispatch : questions
Johnston and other ;
: great military doah, illustrated ; "Under the Magnolias -
No one seems to have sent an iness of sever?1 varieties of
''f' leaders of both armies whose you orange
names I It ; "Wm. H. Seward on Reconstruction -
t: of the frost here. Well the ? For instance ask
' have since historical. Beginning account trees your correspondents -
; long ; "Drifting ;j" "The Story of
": the battles of cold was very severe, and most of the to write on the following<
I at Chickamauga Black Dan ;j" "Liddell's Record of the
.IL houses, being unceiled, felt it points :
and Missionary Ridge it a very.
: presents Civil War, with portrait of General
much. The damage is as follows. I 1. What was the effect of straw
series of concise clear-cut and "
,: graphic Liddell ; "Robert Lee, a poem, by
testify from personal investigation, mulching? Did alleged vaporation in
descriptions of the advance of Sher- Paul H. Hayne ; "My Impressions of
having been through most of the such cases injure the trees, or did such
and the of Johnston "
man retreat along General Robert E. Lee, by the late
since the freeze: mulching on the whole, do good ?
It.,:. the line of the Western and Atlantic Alex. H. Stephens, with portrait froman groves ;
;'. which culminated in the West of Kissimmee, 80 per cent. of 2. Did forest or other such protection
r Railway, capture early photograph ; "Poetry and
v, t the fruit is unfit for shipping in a majority do good ?
of the Federal forces "
Atlanta by Criticism ; "A Bird's Eye View ;
and Sherman's almost unobstructed of cases ; some limes killed ; all 3. Did not fires in such extreme
"Bragg's Invasion of Kentucky ;
lemon will lose their leaves and cold weather delusion
trees a ?
"March the Sea. The of "
to portraits "City Building in the South ; "The
Sherman, Johnston and Gov. Joseph Third Day at Gettysburg ;" Commentand : fruit; orange trees uninjured. East 4. Does not "clean" culture, by

r E. Brown, are finely executed and cor- Criticism ; Editor's Table Salmagundi of Lake Tohopekaliga, not more than strengthening the trees, better pre are

rectlikenessesand the maps and scene- ; "Let By-gones By-gones; ," 15 per cent. of the crop lost; about them for all kinds of attacks, cold, insects

, of the from half the lime and lemon trees will lose etc?
ry country Chattanooga etc., etc We are pleased to notice a
their leaves, but few killed 5. Did not protection from the cold
Atlanta very ; gua-
h ;. to altogether true to nature. sustained strength and steady improvement -
, The general spirit of the work is frank, in the Bivouac, and trust that a vas killed to the ground in all cases ; north wind do good, as well as protection

truthful and magnanimous; and it re- support. make it one of vegetables wiped out ; minimum ther- from the sun ?

flects great credit upon the author, JOSEPH generous our permanent Southern may publications. mometer Tuesday, 12th, 24. The 6. Did the "Satsuma" stand the cold
above is unbiased. better than other trees,and what other
M. BROWN the
Esq., very busy $2 per year-20 cents monthly. B. F.
Yours 'V BOSWELL. varieties of the hardier
General of the M. orange prove
Passenger Agent"
Avery & Sons, Louisville, Ky.
;. Western and Atlantic .Railway, at At- Kissimmee, Fla., January 26th. than the common orange?
Department of Agriculture of Geor- ---. --
lanta. 7. Is not"banking" trees better than

gia. Supplemental Report, for the year Dark Days of 1886. straw mulching, as avoiding danger
"Our Women in the ,War. The 1885. J. T. Henderson Commis- Editor Florida
By Dispatch: from evaporation common to the straw
Lives they Lived ; the Deaths they sioner Atlanta. This As of what will be
Report, among reports ever mulching when the sun shines on i it?
Died. [Second notice.] Alludingto other matters of interest to the farmers known in the records of our State, as 8. Has whitewashing the trunks of
the terribly dark and sad days of of and her sister States '"The dark of 1886 "
Georgia con- days January, the trees proved of any service ?
the war, the News and Courier said : tains Estimated Yield of are in order few items from
an Leading now a our 9. Where the trunks of trees have
"Our women died a hundred deaths ; Lecture Professor Ville little town not be .
Crops. by may unacceptable.Fruit split in consequence of cold, or other
died day by day, and almost hour by on the Irish Potato. Report of Experiments frozen ; trees not injured, not cause, has the use of grafting-wax been
hour. True soldiers of
at the University Farm, etc. even small twigs or young nursery efficacious?

the Southern Cross were they ; though A good and valuable issue. stock, with the exception of very small 10. Have budded trees on bitter or
no ribbon or star is the badge of their
New Orleans Picayune Almanac, for lemon and lime seedlings. Tangierines sour stock stood the cold better than
nobility. It is little, very little, for 1886. Richly illustrated. The time- three inches high, unhurt. seedlings? L.

their dear sake, to try to give the pub honored oM Picayune, a leading "in. Trees shedding their leaves, and New Orleans, La., January 29th.

lic, nineteen years after the capitulation stitution" of the Crescent City, sends some already showing points of new .:.-. .
of General Lee, at Appomattox, The Greatest Novelty i the
out this year one of the most beauti- growth. iij
some faint idea of what they saw and and Mandarin Night after night hundreds of
fully illustrated and attractive alma- Tangierine trees oUt"citizens
what they did ; what they hoped and nacs we have received. Three editionsof (fruit was gathered), have scarcely as well as tourists from every

what they feared, in these exciting" the Picayune, namely,Daily, Week, curled a leaf, a great contrast to the section of the Union, may be seen" on
times which are gone forever. This trees the corners of Bay and Hogan streets
ly and Sunday, are issued ; for speci- ordinary orange now sailing un-
book is very remarkable, not only as cimen copies of which, terms, etc., ad- der bare poles.Dormant in the full enjoyment of one of the

furnishing many deeply interestingand dress: Nicholson & Co., Picayune Office buds mainly Tangierine finest exhibitions ever seen in any part
exciting chapters of hitherto un- and Mandarin but of the South. It
New Orleans, La. some lemon and was gotten up by
written history, but for the rare con- .. other oranges, as green and plump as the Stereopticon Advertising Company -

ciseness and marked literary ability Helen Harcourt's Works. ever, except a few on the south and and is under the immediate charge

displayed everywhere by the writersin Editor Florida Dispatch: west sides of the stack,placed so of necessity of Mr. Alex. Roussel,who has given

giving their always sad and often. In reply to the editorial inquiring as buds so situated suffer either this mode of advertising a thoroughand

terrible experience of the horrors of in the DISPATCH of the 18th of Jan., from sun or frost more than those to scientific study,and who has kindly

invasion. Pope speaks,somewhere, de- as to a new edition of the above, I the north or east. given the writer of this a thorough

risivelyof"the mob of gentlemen who take pleasure in stating that a care- Make a note of that ; it is worth it. examination of all the paraphernalia

wrote with ease," but we have nothingbut fully revised and enlarged edition of Japan Plums, leaves and fruit un used in producing this really elegant

praise and admiration for our gift- "Florida Fruits and How to Raise hurt. Lemon trees leafless, but unin- exhibition.

ed and sorely-tried country ,wh o Them," is now in press, and will jured ; lime trees, main branches un Ascending by a ladder to the roof

relate their piteous stories so mourn- shortly appear.A of the Florida Railway and Navigation -

fully, and whose cruel fate it was to companion work, "Home Life in hurt.Lowest thermometer Monday night, Company's ticket office we face a

have "known the cross without the Florida," will be issued during the 21. HELEN HARCOURT. small iron house, in which are too

crown of glory." We commend a perusal -, summer or early fall, a book in which Montclair, Sumter County, Fla., mammoth electric lights or/four.lAt..

of this volume to all who think the writer has endeavered to embody January 25, 1886. I. sand candle power, and two imported

.that heroic deeds are acted only on the valuable and detailed information on .. .. stereopticons made expressly for tfifc

.battle-field., It contains 482 double- all subjects important to settlers and Nothing is secret. .', ... business, which are, by far, the'fin&t

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Over seen in the South. By their side "Doctors about LABOR ORGANIZATIONS. t i
Verily, disagree" a scheme is on foot to develope
may be seen upon a transparency over that. The Ashley Phosphate Co., in "" supply. I
twenty feet' in circumference some of their directions for the use of their Co-operation and Arbitration in Labor. Near Ashland, on the Tug .1
the most noted and attractive scenery Ash Element "For the Organizations. Women as Trades- there
: say : renova- are two wells, discharging
fa every part of the world ; grand old tion of orchards, or for the resusita- Unionists. New Enterprises. The pectively 15,000,000 and ,

cathedrals; marine views, battle-fields, tion of worn out lands, or as a prepa- Industrial Situation. cubic feet of gas every -
Dpies of celebrated statues, paintings tion for small grain, apply 200 to 400 Organized labor is interested mainlyin hours. The development of rich
of the most renouned artists, and hun pounds A. E. to the acre with two two questions lately, viz., co-opera- 1 lands; in the same State is talked of.
deeds of views of every description, including bushels peas broad cast, and harrow tion and arbitration. Co-operative en- Jacob Reese, one of merica's
a line of Florida ones, giving both in together, and allow the peasto terprises are being started in a dozen est metallurgists; and Captain
more instruction, and far better ideas, mature and die on the ground. places, and in various industries, some I of the Edgar Thomson Iron and
than could be acquired by years of Here is what Dana says about it : of them with a fair prospect of succeeding works, have gone to Alabama, there
study ; mechanical figures are ,also in- : "Turning in green crops is returning although past experience would establish mammoth iron and
troduced, and some of the scenes rep- only to the soil, the salts, silicates and seem to show that failure is most likely.A works with home and reign, capital.They
resented are very life-like in their realistic which the has drawn make iron and steel
plant out strong effort is being made to establish expect to
representations, notably, the of it, together with all the organic arbitration as the means of settling prices which will enable them to ,
dancing skeleton. matter which the plant itself has elabo- difficulties, and employers will be dersell all Northern
IThe effect' of the dissolving views is, rated from and If this is done it will revolutionize
oxygen hydrogen, car- asked to assist in establishing impartial ,
indeed: magical.- A cold, cheerless bon, and nitrogen, from whatever arbitrating boards, through whose Iron trade of the country.'
winter fcene is mysteriously trans. source derived. It has decomposed, friendly offices it is hoped, that most of I One of the very few exceptions
formed into a picture of warmth and during the short period of its growth, the forty of fifty million dollars annually the general rule of improvement
,attractiveness, imperceptibly the snow- as has been already pointed out, more lost to labor through strikes activity in the industries, is the
,covered building fades from the view, silicates and salts than the air only and suspensions may be saved. of the glass bottle manufacturers
the trees become covered with foliage, could effect the their annual last week
during same period, Female employes are proving the at meeting ,
and, the juveniles among the spectators which, being turned in, restore to the mostsincereand faithful Trades,Unionists ported only half the producing
scream with delight at the marvelous soil from which they grew, salts and i and are doing more to advance the ity engaged, and stocks large, with
I transformation.It silicates in a new form, whose actionon spirit of organization, than the rank outlook for business. A suspension
is not an ordinary exhibition by vegetation is like that of alkalies and file of male members. The Lynn a few weeks to clear out stocks, is suggested
.any means, but a scientific display that But the the best remedy for this
powerful as are effects of green Lady Stitchers Union is the largestand as
peak for itself, and is admired more crops ploughed in, it is the experienceof most important female Assemblyof heartening state of affairs.
and more at each succeeding repre en- some practical men, that one crop the Knights of Labor in the United The Glass Workers Association
tation. allowed to perfect itself and die whereit States. These Knights are good de- at length combined with that of
At frequent intervals these; artistic grew, and then turned in dry, is bateis, show sound sense and exercisea Knights of Labor, but will remain
and attractive mammoth pictures give I superior to three turned in green. The conservative influence in the deliberations der independent management.
place to the cards of our I leading whole result is explained by the fact, of their District Assemblies. I I Forty thousand well organized miners h"Y
business houses, and our visiting that dry plants give more geine than The organization of the Knights of in the anthracite coal regions
friends can see for t themselves to whom green. Green plants ferment, dry Labor is extending into all sorts of ]Pennsylvania will demand an
,the city Jacksonville is i: most indebted i j plants decay. A larger portion escapes trade, and now covosnuirly' two hun- I in wages as soon as coal prices
for its increasing wealth and prosj j in fermentation, as gas and more vola- dred. The Expressmen all over the somewhat. This is the attitude of

perity. tile products are formed, than during country are being organised ; indus- I ganized lubor jrcnerally. It is
These business cards' contain the inducements decay. The one is a quick consumingfire tries into which it was believed the that it is time f fi; r wages to impr )
held out by our first-class the other slow of would favorable i
a mouldering em- spirit organization never en- and only a opportunity
merchants, all of whom refer to this ber, giving off, during all its progress, ter, are being rapidly brought under waited for to demand an advance.
novel mode of advertising in the most gasses, which feed plants, and deco the shield of the organization. The The Standard Oil Company
laudatory terms, as a new and attractive pose the silicates of soil." banners of Labor Unions are being several grand schemes on
system of advertising The Stereopticon I "The power of fertility which existsin raised on the Rocky Mountains, in the among them, the monopolization of
Advertising Company leave the silicates of soil is unlimited. An far Southwest, the swamps of Florida, natural gas supply, and getting
nothing to be desired, and keen,sharp- improved agriculture most dependsupon and the lumber regions of Maine and 1 1i session of the electric lighting privileges
lighted business men can hardly fail the skill with which this poweris Michigan. of Philadelphia.The ) .
ta notice how rapidly the general public .
brought into action. It can be done It is time the Labor organizationswas wool-growers are combining
"catch on," and consequently avail only by the conjunction of salts, geine, turned to the policy of investingin protection and holding stocks for higher
i themselves of the advantages offered
and plants. Barren sands are worth- tracts of timber, mineral and agri- prices. Manufacturers are
them by this truly effective and novel less, a peat bog is little better, but a gultural lands, now so cheap in the I sparingly, though in need of supplies
.manner of adding to their sales. practical illustration of the principles West and South and which are so sure fearing, that by presenting a heavy
,.' By addressing Mr.\ Alex. D. Rous- which have been maintained, is afforded I to rise in value within a few years. mand, they would strengthen the
"sel, postoffice, box 711, city, or calling by every sandy knoll made fertile by At least fifty large manufacturersare ducers in the position they have
.upon that gentleman personally at his spreading swamp muck upon it. Thisis preparing to move to West Pennsylvania i- The industries generally are
office in Bostwick's building, corner oft giving geine to silicates. The very and Eastern Ohio, taking ing. Philadelphia textile mills
Bay and Pine streets, Jacksonville, act of exposure) of this swamp muck, with them from ten to fifteen million crowded with orders, wages are
full'and exact details can be obtained has caused an evolution of carbonic dollars of capital and over ten thous- vancing, and work has not been
I I relative to one of the best systems of] acid gas, that decomposes the silicatesof and employes. Many other manufac- abundant as at this season for yea
ever brought to the notice
of the mercantile community. potash in the sand, that potash converts .- turers are talking seriously of following The cotton mills of the South are
to '. ,. the insoluble into soluble manure, suit, and taking advantage of the of orders. Machine shops in
f Turning Under Green Crops.. and lot I a ClOp. That growing crop natural gas supply of that region ; so, England are better employed than
; :;',:Witor. Florida Dispatch. : adds its power to the geine." the number of movers in this directionis a year ; wages have in some cases,
"" I... In. ,your. paper. of Jan.: 11,. under the 1 could write other testimony to the likely to be increased. voluntarily advanced ; shoe
\' effect but think this sufficient.D. .
j head of- "Green Manuring,". I find :, same Water gas companies are offering to are running full time. Bridge
I I C. UxD t aIIILL. from 5 10 in the market for
'The very best timeto: turn. your.peak ,. supply their gas at to cents ers are large
vines. Manatee, Fla., Jan. 28, 1886. 1,000 feet. plies of material; within the
k;, jl\ under, ,is just after they: haveblossomecl .1 5 per past
.SS., : and show signs of'fo'rw'in>g I would rather have genius than Natural gas is believed to exist in days, railroad builders have

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a few weeks the entire year's produc- List of Patents Have on hand a paper of copper For Printing of every descriptionwrite

tion of 100,000,000 tons, will be sold. Granted for AGRICULTURAL MACHINES, IMPLEMENTS rivets of different sizes and a piece of to C. "W. DaCosta, Jacksonville,

,ETC.,for the week ending Tuesday, oiled leather for cutting strings to Fla
More industrial have
organizations February 2, 1886, compiled from the Offlcia keep the harness mended with. .
been incorporated within the past three Records of the United States Patent Office, Early Golden Sweet Potatoes.

expressly for the FLORIDA DISPATCH! by -.--- During the past two years I have
months, than during the preceding Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver
W. A. REDMOND, Solicitor of Patents No. raised over two thousand bushels of

twelve, and if halt the projected enter- 637 F Street, N. W., Washington, D. C., or Oil, with Ilvpophosphitcs, these potatoes, and now plant them to

prises are pushed through, labor will whom Information may: be had.C. Is remarkable as a Flesh Producer. the exclusion of every other variety

be in active demand, wages will in- W.. Audrich J. Brown, Gurdon, 1'.0rLladlson, Ark.; ,Plow.la.; Spring cultivator. The increase of flesh and strength, is both for home use and for shipping

perceptible immediately after com- North. Fine seed for sale at $3.00
crease, and the producing capacity of J. W. Buffington, Goodnight, Mo ; Corn
the Emulsion. The
mencing to use
planter.J. barrel. Address G. L. TABER
the country be materially increased.J. A. Roads;, Cherry, Mo.; Corn planter. Cod Liver Oil emulsified with the Glen St. \ Fla.
E. Dickinson. Belair. Mich; :Mower.B. Mary, t
!\I.D. Elmore, Shasta, Cal.; Mowing machine.T. Hypophosphites is most remarkable jan25 3mo '
-. .- K Gilkeson, Loda; Threshing! machine. for its healing, strengthening, and
McDonald Central! 111.: Plow.J. .
Value of WindBreaks.The New, Canton, Ohio; Hay fork. flesh producing qualities.Conslttnption -- -------
James A. Rodcn, Deerbrjok, Miss.; Seed
Tfines Union says : "After traveling planter. -e-----
F. A. White, Rochester, N. Y.; Hay carrier. Cured.
through the State for the pur- N.S. Wilson, West Butte, Cal.; 'iraveling
thresher. I An old physician, retired from \J7ffTfm a n 11 n 11 11 11 n n n n\\n n 11 11.n n it TI a J n IT a B
pose of ascertaining the precise effectsof J. F. Appleby, Minneapolis, Minn.; Grain --------- --- -
binder.L. practice, having had placed in his::; co7 :.:. I
the freeze, Mr.\ Stephen W. Giles, of B. Berrlen, Persia, 111.; Corn planter. hands by an East India missionary the GO 3. i i ioo .JaqJua.\\ I L: ..L c:: :.: L d I. .
R. Tex. Cotton !I a=_ i0x <
Cooper Greenville '
; scraper. JO O 60'
the extensive fruit-jobbing firm of 8. C. Dickson,Greenville:S. C.; Cotton thin formula of a simple vegetable remedy 4.. a-J"619!I 9 8.1a.\v I wJJC::; J I ac

Giles & Ketcham of New York ner.E.. for the speedy and permanent cure of .. .." I
City, A. Gerrard. Columbus, Neb.; Hay: rake.L *: -- ----- I.
Gibbs. Canton, O.; Plow.F. Consumption, Bronchitis, Catarrh I '"
it his O ':"1 !-: I
gives as that the a 8' UPlwnn
protec- M. Helms, Veedersimrs, Ind. Cultivator. eLL. -
Asthma and all throat and Lung Af- O; H Suap U'891 f cc3 ix: 'I
tion afforded E. and U. Holmes, Buffalo, N. Y.; Sugar < I 0
by trees and windbreaksis .
Cane planter.A. tections also and radical >
a positive coUJ --------- --- --- ..
J. Jones, Mlddleburg, Va. Planter.G. I
much more important to the orange N. Roberts, Three Rivers,;Micu.'r'hresh; cure for Nervous Debility and all Nervous .G I.J1POla'1; [ = Zt- ; C8M
Ing machine tooth.C. --- -----
grower than the protection afforded by E. Townley, South Lansing, N. Y ; Corn Complaints, after having testedits -CSo:: '' c i.J)

water. He says he found everywherethat planterJ. wonderful curative powers in thou- c .__..<:' ;;>:: uouoaajastnpajpunq} I. :..;>", ..:. ">" c
Wheeler, Brownsville, Mo.; Wheel plow.J. o
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sands of has felt it his
orange trees growing in the ham- L. Wolf, Springfield, Ohio; Corn harves cases, duty to t 7.--7.1 i
ter. make it known his fellows .5 -- 1
to suffering : ..." ... a
mocks among other trees, or under Actuated by this motive and a desire 3-: ::..,,_.. 5SS32SS:i! !j .ern.

pines, where the latter were so situa- Y ALAII.\, SUMTER Co FLA., to relieve human suffering, I will send t: o M 3 spun IlnJUI satpuj I I Slitii} ui I II > H
ted as to serve as a barrier against the January 1, 1886. free of charge, to all who desire :t, this 2 I -- -_ ____ .. s

wind, escaped almost unhurt, while MR. EDITOR-Please say to the recipe, in German, French or English, _s.. .\1'8(1[ I .\rL1-:-VC--h.. J53O. k X*
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public that beautiful budded with full directions for preparing and o U'8aJaoi6tQ.-r T- z'2'Y.,.,-.,. ?.-; -j*;J -tro
those my
near by growing in the openingshad ca. 1
trees in extensive using. Sent by mail by addressingwith \ o- SO5f 1
orange my nUI'Eerywere ( tll'T .
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leaf blighted. a 1 .r. t. ::>- 't:
every not hurt by the late freeze, and stamp, naming this paper, W. A. 32O A E-t: I ___..___- Ti-rt-r: :fMO3GSWCSOO !Ij -j fCD ;

PUBLIC LANDS- that all parties who purchased trees NOTES, 149 Power's Block, Rochester, s. W'mJX'UI'T'} CIo-- ,,:'1)0 i--.-,mS ....
FOR THE UNEM from N. Y. .I ao-:' i coM ,..:.".
me can come and get them, and ---- --- -- --- -- 'Y1
PLOYED.-President Cleveland lately all who in need of ....... I ,... ,... 'u?. :7F
are trees can get : .JaJawo.n a ;2.t; z: 1-= 4 .as
said : "I appreciate the Those who have Boss .. Aa. ;:::Nris... ... ;... ... Joe)
effect upon the them at ante-freeze prices.Respectfully used the ZINC ;> IIUa uua I." /ft....":,?_,,.,,."'": .: -: : ...- ...
mechanics of the country of the and LEATIIEK COLLAR PADS and ___ .. :<; .17. Q? S 3>
con- yours, -- . -. -. -. O Osss
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ANKLE BOOTS the best -. .
stantly GEO. W. MARSHALL "say they are .
increasing use of labor-saving : : : : ; 0'"
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machinery and I --- .. .-- and cheapest, because most durable.// : :- .: ::. ...-. : ",'s.c a]
can think of no ,0 :. ".' ,: .Q"'
They will last a life time. c::-- -... '1:) I ...-
more practical relief for the Professional Etiquette t- .=: >: "* '! I.
unem- Harness makers on 60 days' trial. o a + > PVJ3J
xwcz > =,
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ployed labor Prevents some dl ctors from advertis o a i_ 7-C CIS soxN
than the I ""c.cl'J !
n Moxr.
occupation .o .
their skill but o; C 1:1 ; ,..
bound .
ing we are by Madison Wis. 0 := .:. w 1.
by it of the public lands. I do E ann:::Eo-;:::--w

not hesitate to that I no such conventional rules, and think _______._._..______.__ __n_ __ __ _I_ _._ __-_ _- _-__--_-- -- -.'- _.-__- -. _----
say am heartily l hat if we make a discovery thatis

in favor of any feasible plan for the of benefit to our follows( we oughtto

encouragement and assistance, if need spread the fact to the whole land. 'f : mU 1f rftRento

be, of prospective American settlers Therefore we cause to be published

throughout the land the fact that Dr. (;,
upon the public domain by the General We ANNOUNCE THE WINNINC OP NO LESS THAN
R. V. Pierce's "Golden Medical Discovery" -" i'lti;,III UJ anel ntU.\LSatt1bibl.;
Government." j 9 5 FIRST turns of the New York and Penn. Ilorii-
is the best known remedy for ( 1)>> )) cultural !'ocieties, and the AM.JN&'l'l'rU'l'E, ItlX.t
l ,
consumption (scrofula of the lungs) -' ': :" '. t-C'dliavl from our
{ FoaCHRYSANTHEMUMS Superb Collection
Mr. Oscar C. Gibbs, of the Farmers' and kindred diseases. Send 10 cents -i}:>.. _.... .-, Bof TOO varieties.vilgive

Review, gives the always timely reminder in stamps for Dr. Pierce's complete ".:.} 1\ =- .L\' more untold than uO pleoxunnose plants I rum who one bought. SeedUdtj: worth ear One write Dollar tin ttu-y t'neh.-"have
..;.:;.p "Tlio pleasure i liave had with my 4ulterlflnK Chl'- themUlO8canIlot
that back of treatise on consumption, with unsur- :;,c: be told." >eeds \\V Iteae,>-. dU crlt. per packet.
extravagant ''; IY n )1 Nornmndie, lac.perpacket; the TrIniiirilenu -
claims of large for passed means of self treatment. Address \ tf'ft: / J PANSiES the Imperial liprniau, an.!
profits any busi- ,y orld's Medical \ \\' kl a Cuss!i !! Odier,per pacxet; ,2 i ct!!.encL.
ness, whether raising silk cui '1 j .. EXIIiniTION ASTERS, 10...perpkt;5.'JV riptlpoditJ.: SWEET PE.\S,
carp Association, 663 Main street, Buffalo, J exnni"ite varieties. l. pproz. Other very beautiful Flower Sccd- variety.

ture, fancy poultry, bees, new varietiesof N. Y. '.t"- J PLANTS: M 12(1I11tY4ANTlllaitrltS.((TU: **?l.OO. 12CAiLNATiON; 12.c.SI.'.
fruit -- .. .t' i H RO *EM.81. The-1 collwrtiona of Plants fora.
or anything else, is some self- < \<- Our Catalogue of Information. PRKK.V. .

seeker with Unlike other cathartics, Dr. Pierce's'Pelletts" ) H HAllOCK SON & THORPE EAST HINSDALE. !'e.V.
a big to
axe grind, en- -- k. P. O. Orders on Ealst llinsdale
do not render the bowels
in the ----- ---
erally shape of stock to sell the
costive but on the establish

'suckers.--- .-... a permanently healthy action. Being GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES:

entirely vegetable, no particular care is

To PRESERVE PAINTS mixed in pots required while using them. By drug- G. L. TAJ3ER, Proprietor, -t

from skinning over, or drying up, they gists.
should be kept constantly covered witha ---- 4 ---- :

thin film of linseed oil. Brushes Secret, involuntary drains upon the Peach Trees a specialty, including the Honey Peen-To, Albert Sidney,Thurber, and other
varieties of the Chinese Type; also LeConte and Kiefer's Pears on LeConte Roots, and other
when out of be in system promptly cured.ddr s, 'ear, both Standard and Dwarf; Japan Persimmons, Japan Medlars, Kelse,'. Japan
use may preserved a 'World's Medical Ass'lciation,663 Main\ Plums. Quinces, Grapes, Figs, Almonds. FilbertsVainuts. Chestnuts 50,000 Orange Trees.
similar When Shade and Ornamental Trees,etc. Catalogues free on application.
manner. required for street, Buffalo, N. Y. REFERENCES-First National Bank, Jacksonville; Messrs. George F. Drew A Co.,Jack

painting with another color they may -. ..- innvllle.fb .

be cleaned with oil'of turpentine. 10,000 m a

Jour' old Budded Trees Valrico Nurseries
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The advice of our friends must be buds one year old. These were raisedin .:! TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. J G

attended to with the best nurseries in the State. .r 6) Qo.
a judicious reserve
; Price on board cars only 35c. each to '"' .( ,. Catalogue Free. ",or .. ,.. 'dt tt.s .
I we must not give ourselves to it :J .t' "f :::
up 0 "'
reduce stock. Address.G. 1 "' '1
I and blindly follow their determination, my o] ; :- p. W. O. TOTJSEY. ,' 't J_ 1J' ;.. <
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I right or wrong. Aredondo, Fla ..g Scfner,, Hi/ borough Co., .. .
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I t REAL ESTATE. NURSERIES AND SEEDS. The Stereopticon Advertising Co. I

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in Roa! Maitlaud NllrSelY.I
Bamains I
Notwithstanding the freeze,can still supply I Vividly illustrates all their
Fruit and Vegetable Market. Budded Orange and Villa Franca Lemon trees :
in quantity and in good order at reasonable :
FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE \ prices. All varletlts in stock. :
261 BROADWAY NEW YORK, Feb. 5, Isso. The VI la Francs stands at the head and.
QUOTATIONS. $500 will buy a fine residence lot at was unhurt when all other lemons and lllnes ADVERTISEMENTS.ALEX. .
Florida Oranges,fancy, per crate. 3 7oa 4 00 Tampa. Easy telIlli! wer badly inju.ed. bend in your!delsforFebruary
Florida Oranges, fair to good, crt. 2 50a)() 3 50 and July.
Florida Orange,frozen ini'r, crt. 30a 100( $5000 will buy 200 acres high rolling MAITLAND NURSERY
Florida, Oranges, russets,pr crate. 2 60a 3 50 land adjoining the new town 01 Maitland, Fla.
J. D. HAttHAGKN, Pemberton, Junction of South:; Florida and
Eastern Agent. Florida Southern Railroads and the SVilbla- THE DINGEE & CONARD CO'S D. ROUSSEL,
coochee River.
-- Manager.
LOCAL ADVERTISEMENTS. $ I HO will buy a residence lot In Oriole. a
new Railroad town on S. F. R.R., in ROSESOur J
Hernando county. Easy terms; concessionsto
Write E. Oak those who will build. Place
or telegraph Byron rapidly Im and
and Office in Bostwick's Building,corner Bay
proving. Gren t Specialty is growing distributing
the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail- It O'O!' E .W e bave all the latest novelties and finest Pine Streets.P. !.
standard sorts in different sizes and prices to suit all
ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.A $50 will buy a handsome lot in Parkersburg wants. Over 45O choicest tarieiiei choose from.
full line of Wooden and Metallic ,Marlon county,facing on Cooper We send..trongPot Roes safely by mail to all Post
Park. !Send:: for colored map. Property offered Offices purchaser's choice of varieties all labeled,
Cases and Caskets always on hand. very cheap. 3 TO 12 PLANTS CIS SS to Six O. Box 711.Send.

All orders promptly attended to, 25 value. Two Roses r by perncndreLj Oat
according to rear express.
$ 1 50 will buy a large building lot in N ev(<<:uidp.78 pages elegantly illustrated.Free
Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla. Windsor, Alachua county, a flourisnlng Address THEBoee DIMKG & (:ONARI'O.' .,
place. Growers. Went (:rove Chester; Co.; Pa for Terms.
1TIOUHOS CORN $5000 will buy 4W acres land adjoining PLANT SEED COMPANY'S RELIABLE,
218 Bay Street, Windsor. Easy; terms only
$:XX) cash required; balance on long time to
Dealer in Second-hand Clothing. suit purchaser. 1

Cheapest place in the city. Old cloth- "

ing cleaned and repaired. Spots taken $250 acres will buy at Oriole a well; land located all high lot of and 10 U. S. FAST MAIL STEAMERSFOR

from your clothes at once. dry; originally selected for orange culture. TTrltfortkclr ILLUSTRATED CiTitOGTIX. Adiruit
Long terms of credit. unly$25 cash required, i
and au equal amount per annum plus the In- PLANT SEED COMPANY,
terest on deterred payments. The easiest 012 NORTH FOURTH STREET. SAINT LOUIS, MO.
Landli for Sale. term soflered.on high dry lands In Florida. (Mention this Paper.) Paatka! and All LanilinRs
A large amount of land for sale in Enquire for particulars. -- -- ------- -- --

quantities to suit purchasers, in the $450 will buy a fine 10-acre lot close by ON

vicinity of Crescent City Huntington station Candler, Marlon county.
Very lands. LcdsrR'1 ti EJt .v UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER
prosperous place; good ?
Lake Como, Pomona and Forest PRicJ

Hills. By $225 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can- TAMPA, MANATEE RIVER.

J. S. BROWN, dler, close by the station. Key West, Havana and New Orleans.

nov lG-6m. Fruitland, Fla. $400 will buy a 4 -acre tract of high roll-
I..g pine land little off from -
.. the S.S.,O. & G.R. R. in Marion county. Sat = rod Y886. : DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES

A job lot of Manilla Pads of different -isfactory terms to buyers. Will be mailed FREE to all applicants, and to customers of
itIt contains about .
last year without ordering 130 page!
sizes for sale Made of COO illustrations,prices,accurate descriptions and valnal/L' '
cheap. $280 will buy a beautifully located directions for planting all varieties of VEGETABLE PEOPLE'S LINE STEAIIIERSS
waste and just the thing for whole block of lots in Parkersburg. and FLOWER SEEDS, HULKS,e:.c. laralua. .
paper Money it for the right man. Over 300 lots to all, especially to Market Gardeners. Send for it.
scribbling paper or memorandums.Send now sold. D. M. FERRY& CO., Detroit, Mlchitail

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for samples and prices. -
$ I KO will buy 10 acres good orange land FOR SALE CHEAP.Le
adjoining Parkersburg. Steamers H. B. PLANT, of the People'
I I $2500 will buy 80 acres high rolling De BaryBayaIerchants' Line, will run as
land adjoining Floral City, in follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line
Queen Bees Untested Italians' March Hernando county. Money In it for sub-divis- Con e Pears,3 years, 45 cents. Wharf at foot of Laura street:
si.50; April and May$1.2''); ion Into lots. Terms to suit. Le Conle Pears, 2 years, 30 cents. Leave Savannah, Florida and Western
June and July 100. Also tested Queens and Le Conte Pears, 1 year, 15 cents. Railway wharf Jacksonville,
nuclei. Dozen rates on application. KelJer Pears', I year, 30 cents. daily,on arrival of Fast Mail train..
Address $800 will buy 80 acres good high rolling English Walnuts and Pecans,2 years. 40c. Leave Jacksonville.............................. 3:30 p m
Miss ANNA M. BROOKS, pine laud north of Coup r on F. S. English Walnuts and Pecans, 1 year, 2oc.' Leave Palatka............................._...... 8:50 pm
Sorrento, Orange Co., Fla. hood.R'y in Hernando couuty. Good'nelghbor Fifty trees and over at lower rates. Leave Astor.............. .....................-... 235 a m
Also one tine Hearing1 Orange Grove Leave DeLand........................-......-.- 6:00 a m
-- --- ----- splendid location, near Waldo, 5000. Eas Leave Blue Springs.........._._............- 5:15 am
$600 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole terms. Address, Arrive Sanford, South Florida Railroad
with Lake Front. wharf...... ......................._......... 7:45 a m
) WAYCROSS STOCK & FRUIT FARM, Arrive Sanford, City wharf....._......... 8.-20 a m
fiCA. will buy a handsome 80 Waycross, Ga. Arrive Enterprise......................_...._ 8:50 a m
$1 000 southwest of Oriole, close acre by tract improvements 'n_____ __ __ __ _. _._ _________ Leave Enterprise...........................-. 9:10 a m
; commanding building site tIne RETURNING,
land. Notary Public. | Justice of the Peae Leave Sanford,City wharf.................. 3:50 p m
Dr. Swect'INFALLIBLE >!J Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf
$1200| will buy 40 acres land high and when steamers
MURRAY & McNARY. (except on Sunday,
LINIMENT. dry,adjoining town plat Oriole. will leave at 11:00 a m).................._. 4:15 p m
A fortune for some one by sub-dividing into Leave Blue Springs......................._. 6:05 p mLeave
Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen building lots. EAST COAST LANDS DeLand............_....................... 6:.W p m
Sweet of Connecticut the natural Bone Set Leave Astor.........._..................._...-. 8:40 p m
ter. Has been used for more then 50 years, $600 will buy 40 acres of land adjoining Halifax River, Volusla County Fla. Leave Palatka................ ..........-.... 1:30 am
and IR the best known remedy for Rheumatism preceding. All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bull Arrive Jacksonville.-._....."........-. 6:15 a m
,Neuralgia,Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns, Ing Lots on and near River. Address, wit d .. __....
wounds and all external injuries. stamp, at Ormond. Volusla County, Fla. Connecting at raiaucawun Florida Southern -
SOLD BY' ALL DUUG GISTS-TRY IT. $1250 will buy 80 acres land adjoining don RlySAP Railway; at Astor with St. John's and
the company's lands at Pember Lake Eustis Railway; at Sanford with steamers -
ton which they have laid out in building lots. E Sl.OOf"or1:1Veek... The for Indian River, and with trains of the
firinri own Bone River front. A bargain. L POLICE GAZETTE will South Florida Railroad forTampa; at Tampa
JOUr be mailed,securely wrapped,to any address In the with the steamer Margaret of the People'
OR A IT AM Flour oyster and Shell.Cora. $2500 will buy 120 acres fine land be- United States CO DIETC IC-O forThroeMonths Line for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee
fin the tgit3>iE hPD .T. tween Dade City and Tucker- on receipt of Ono Dollar. LIberal Rwer also connecting with the steamship
u M /(F. Wilson's Patent)). 100 per town In Hernando county. discount allowed) to Postmasters.Agents and Hutchinson and Whitney for Key West and
1 POWER made la keeping ul.trY. Clubs.The POLICE MAILED GAZETTE Havana every Saturday on arrival of South
AlK MULLS and FARM of Now York Is the Oxr.Y legitimate Florida Railroad train,arriving at Key West
FEED M1LJLH.Circulars t and Testimonials sent $400 will buy 40 acres splendid high Illustrated Sporting and Sensational
pa application. WILSON BROS.,. aaton, Pa.o land, two miles from Brooksvllle. Journal published on the American Sundays and Havana on Mondays.leave Havana
FREE I steamships on
for terms to Returning
.... continent. Apply
Wednesdays Key West Thursdays, Tampa
Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square. New York. Fridays, arriving at New Orleans on Sun-
: sad!*Eapeasnpaid 90 a month HOMES IN FLORIDA IN COUNTY COURT I days.On and after January 1st the direct service
agenu everywhere between Tampa and Havana is expected to>>
SALARY goods to dealers,or DUVAL COUNTY FLORIDA.By I be trl-weekly.
( to distribute circus Oriole, Hernando County.Send Steamers Chattahoochee and Jennie Lane
expenses advanced. the County Judge of aid County: of the People's Line,and Rosa and
[our roods and salary lull promptly paniculars paid.FEEL Sample Send package 8 eeata of I| stamp for colored Map of Oriole and Whereas, Francis E. Cornish has applied to of the De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line leave
I for postage packing, etc. We mean what we Mr. information how to get a home in Florida, this Court for Letters of Administration on Jacksonvile dally at 6 p. m. Returning
[NATIONAL SUPPLY COMPANY close by Railroad In active operation. Splen- the Estate of Joseph Remington, deceased, leave Sanford dally,at 9 a.m.:
Palace Ba1I41. Cincinnati. Ohio. did orange lands. Large number of new late of said County of Duval. Racing by the Boats of this Company
groves coming already In from all begun.over Purchasers the Union. rapidly Attrac- These are, therefore, to cite and admonishall Strictly Prohibited .. .J
REOPENED.- tive plan of purchase; but little cash required. and singular the kindred and creditors of For further particulars Inquire of
Bargains offered. said deceased,to be and appear before this JNO. BRADLEY:, Chief Clerk.*
Court, on or before the 16th day of February, Omce, WaycroM Steamboat WharfJacksonville ,
: W. B. CLARKSON A. D. 1886, and file objections, if any they ,Fla.W. .
have, to the granting letters as aforesaid, M. DAVIDSON, IB
Sawyor's Hotol&DillinRoom! otherwise the same will be granted as prayed General Traffic Agent,Astor Building. '.
Office: 721 W. Bay St., up stairs, Witness my name as County Judge of the CL D.OWENS,Traffic Manager,,
SANFORD FLA. County aforesaid, thls2d day(January.1886. Savannah,Ga
". : Fla. W.A. McLEAN, H.8.HAINE8: Genl Manager
::,: Jime- tu17'I County Judge. Sept 17.U. Savannah,Ga.

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The Oldest Seed House In the city. (Established 1875)).

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I r handle! none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free
on application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in WINDSORIs two to four thousand dollars; two saw'and
planing mills running two stores one
[ the name of one of the prettiest and healthiest office another store i Post Oceestablished
Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat towns in Florida, or any other State. ; bakery, livery sable, and several -
Situated on the eastern shore of Lake New- orange groves set out miles of streets
nan, a beautiful sheet of water some nine cleared out-In fact the whole face of the
t GROUND FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL, Etc. miles In length! abounding in fish. Ninemiles country is rapidly Improving.
east of Gainesville, two miles from
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Grnelle station on the Florida Southern Railroad -
STATE AGENT FOR ,and four miles west of Campville stationon PROGRESS.
the Peninsular Railroad. During the fall and winter two more stores

'i J.E..!....... ,Tygert & Co.'s i Star Brand Fertilizers. LAND. are to go up,one church, one academy,and a
of A steamboat 1_
,. Guaranteed Analysis. score or more dwellings.
f/'f.l' Windsor embraces a tract of about 4 000 to be put on Lake Newnan to connect with
I .lComprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE acres, nearly one-half cleared. The soil is the Florida Southern Railroad at Gruelle
neither the white sand of so large a portion of
FERTILIZER PURE GROUND BONE Florida,nor the red clay of Georgia, but a ACCESSIBILITY.Windsor .
TRADE: IIJUC dark rich loam,producing excellent crops of
MURIATE\ OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH all varieties of vegetables or the finest orange Is easy of access. Take the steamerto
trees. The higher land is fifty feet above the Palatka, whence a ride of two hours on
il NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC. lake, gradually sloping to the water. Lots Florida Southern Railroad takes you to Grn
varying from four to twenty acres, several elle Station;or Peninsular Railroad to Camp
Prices application. July 27 tf fronting on the lake. ville, three and a half hours from Jacksonville -
on ___.___. ____.__ ____________ ,and a hack ride of thirty or forty min-

' '.,._ -- __ ._..___ b- _'"____ _. M'VI .. c.a-4__ __' _..___<___ .- -_ ._-,_. ...._ __ HEALTH.The utes will train take from you Palatka.there. Hack meets afternoon -
ESTABLISHED 1850. ,wonderful healthfulness of the place
has been the subject of remark for the past
thirty years. There are people now living ONE HOTEL NOW OPEN.
Ho J. BAKER &: BRO. there that have been residents for that length We have an excellent site overlooking the
of time,and who assure us that for a population lake,of five acres, which we will donate to
218 Pearl Street, New York, of seventy souls there was not a physi-- any party who will build a good hotel to
cian called before the war In fourteen years. accommodate fifty guests. No better place
MANUFACTURERS OFBAKER'S What other portion of country can make so can be found.
good a showing? It is high pine land with
COMPLETE excellent water; sore throat and catarrh soon
disappear here. LANDS FOR SALE.

Lands can be purchased at from Fifteen to
ORANGE TREE MANURE CLIMATE. One Hundred Dollars per acre, according to
and whether timbered cleared.
location, or
Windsor is located on the ridge midway
beautiful lake fronts.
oetween Ocean and Gulf, giving it a steady
even climate. No hot nights here and few
which furnishes just the plant food required by the Orange Tree from the time of settingout insects. FLORIDA ?
,to full maturity, such plant food being in a highly concentrated form. Its effects are at IITJPllOVEMENTS.
.,,.once, cenin the healthy appearance of the tree,the leaves of which assume a dark green If so, we would say-take a good look at
color,and the yield and quality of the oranges is largely improved. The splendid conditionof Windsor young-barely 15 months old- WINDSOR before you decide where to settle.
the trees(which is produced by this fertilizer)enables them to withstand much that would and there are up and in course construction I
otherwise be-most injurious to them, and forty houses, several of them costing from For further particulars,address:

,I PREVENTS. as will be RUST seen from the AND following INSECTS: GI:: G:eIF'FIN: : .,

ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. 17 West Forsyth Street Jacksonville Fla
GentlemenIn reply to your letter asking what success I have had with ,

the Baker Orange Tree Fertilizer, I would state that I am very much pleased april20-6mos OB WINDSOR.

with it, and intend to use it again next year. My trees have not had an insecton .

them this year, nor have I any rusty oranges. I used the same fertilizer on Park
my pine-apple trees with excellent results. Jacksonville and Panama

Very respectfully yours CEO. H. PACKWOOD, .

The high standard of this, and all of our Fertilizers,will be maintained in the future as in :El.ea1 Els-ta-te EJxcJ:1.an.ge.: :: :
the past. Sulphate of Potash Muriate of Potash, Sulphate of Ammonia, Super .
Phosphate of Lime, and all the Agricultural Chemicals of strict purity con-
ttantly on Jutnd. Strictly Pure Ground Bone a specialty.
deaart1ivel pamphjeta;:: :81 to P. McQUAID, JacksoNlUe, Fla.

Who keeps a full stock of our Fertilizers constantly on hand,or to sale.
Orange Groves choiceBulldlng| Lots and giod Garden land near the city for
Houses and Truck gardens for Rent and excellent land in lots of half an acre and upwardsin .

1'7. good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve. '
4&Groves planted and taken care of,houses built and improvements made for non-real-
dents. >
-- --- 49-300,000 Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fruit trees for sale. .v
As-Money to loan on Improved property.
Office Hours at No. 1 Reed's Block,Bay street-,City,1 rom 9 to 11 A.M.
At Panama Park from 2 to 6 p.K. sept29-tt


highly it absolutely: concentrated.: pure and UToiiee to of OrangesVIA
1 ounce is worth a Ib. Shippers
of&ny other kind. It is strictly: a medicine to be riven with food. Nothing:on earth will make hens lay like
.iu It: cures chicken cholera and all diseases of hens." Is worth its weight in gold. Illustrated book by
null free. Sold everywhere: or sent by: mail for 25 cents in stamps. 21-4 lb. air-tight tin cans$ll
.by mall (1.20. ., Six. pane by.:- express. ",prepaid. for. '$5.00. DR.- X. a JOHNSON & CO., Boston, Mass. SAVANNAH AND ATLANTA :AST FREIGHT ROUTE.

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It'.TEO THE special attention of Shippers Is called to the jTEW SCHEDULE arranfementa of
: these old established Railroads through Georgia,In connection with the
a; j".,- and Nashville Chattanooga and St.Louis Railways to Western Points. Inquiry Into the
.c STATE AGENTS.FOR merits of the roads that constitute this line, will sat!.fy Shippers as to their reputation for
?-; .. reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ t ihed,and their Schedules not eX]> rt-
f ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any Information regard to the Line cheerfully given.
Box Shooks and
Baf.1gorOrange Hoops We give below figures that will show the bestposslbK TIME between Jacksonville and Cln

.+afriTf"* .r cinnatl,and all points West: .
AND DEALEBS IN desiring to take advantage of these routes rill give explicit directions, and see
"' that heir Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts,read vt it! Savannah and Central Railroad of


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ORANGE to the ream,best quality.
.. .-:: '-__. lOxi0licCets iixll, I3c.; 12x12, 15c.'t VIA SAVANNA I.

The Bangor Box has been before the orange-growers of Florida for the past ten years; isused Leave Jaclcsonvllle_._..N...............-(8.( F.&:W.R!! ...._......__ JfcOO pmLeave
exclusively by the larges 4 packers and shippers of the State,and is recommended by Galnesvllle.-..........................-...( '* iM ._-._____-._N.___-.. Jew pmLeave
j all Commission Merchants as being the NEATEST. LIGHTEST and STRONGEST Orange Box In Savannah......_.........._............_..................._ ._ .........___........ &40 pm
the.market. Sales for the past season upwards 300,000 boxes. Leave&lacon_...__........ .f_...__.._..-.!......---.. ...___._..........r. 2:38 a111
Leave Atlanta_..._...__._____N W.NNNN N.. _____.. ..NN.NIN. 8-.3Sam
t'p : See that every bundle is branded Leave Boyce................._................__.........._........ .._...____..._.__WN .. 8.20 pm
Arrive CincInnatl.._........._......_...___......_____ N....__-.____...___N._6:00 amLeave
I 1 CROSBY Ac GO\VEIV, State Agents,.San Mateo, Florida. Chattanooga-_..._......__..-..-r..._....._. ........._..._...........-loaopm
I Leave Nashvllle._._-.__........._...N.N.N..I__..N.. --.......- ....-- &15 pm
,I. ALSO FOR SALE BY Arrive I..ouilV1lle----- .- .. ojwi am

I TysenM: :Smith,Jacksonville: 8.H. Benjamin A:Co.. Mlcanopy;"Lovell&: Pemberton Lees-. W. H. LUCAS, Agent, G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
burg t Wartman t White Cltra; E.W.Agnew:& Co., Ocala; C. C.Waite, Reddick; J.MRedd1ok Jacksonville,Fla. BaTann..h,4a.
Tlrooksville S.Jenkins Altamonte. W. F.IIJHEI.T.VAW,Trame )h..n" rdeclo.
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H c.H Co -0 Desks of all kinds Mattresses [
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7/1I: < (1)I' ture both Wholesale and Retail.
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.Hi i ".' ; 1st. They carry the Largest assortment of FancyGroceries in the State.

r 9. I F wI 2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establish:

: ,i, inr'f"t'; r : f-. Ff < ment in Florida. '

I I '? I' 3rd. They are selling goods at about New York prices, freight added.
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I i; I 4th.. They WARRANT every aticle sold by them.
; :: ""': I I I'' '; :)tla.), They[ issue regular Monthly Wholesale Price Currents.Hth. .

t1.14Ld: They[ employ a I In nrer: force t than any Grocery House in Florida7th.

41 ".,j... .. I If r will) he (tit ymir interest to seud 1 for their prices before purchasing

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The Machinofl areliph t.strong, Send now If yon are Interested
,. eaayruuningauminsb1t inuatminKGanhniugurTruckiug,
"" in design and finish. fur our 1X8G Catalogue, which
1.... f 41 Pntrtieal all.Uy fully describes our Hwd-DrilU,
To U.S. .
& 1 I I I it itt L. ALLEN & CO. Theel-Hose,

and Hollow Steel
t' 127: and 129 Standard Hone Hoes

t, ( I Catharine Street, and Cultivators. Free to all ,.. ,:



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Iron,Fire Proof Iron Shutters, &c., Metallc Building Supplies. No. 313 North Water Street, Philadelphia. .' I


';" SHINGML.ES. JQ-Large shipments remitted on day of sale, small shipments weekly.-,, 1

;' '0: $"'1 14 West Bay street,JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ocl9-6m

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; 111 '\ : The Average<< Records of a Herd are tk.

To Fertilize Orange Groves, Trucre'-ci6iirie ck Lands and Farming GroundsCHEMTCAL \' The following True Teat Mitk'and of It. Merit.Butter Reeord.

1 hare all been made by animal now in
WIT!! oar Herd


__ _..:::;p. Three Cows have averaged over 31,000 Iba,la a year.
t'j J Five Cows have averaged over T9,000 IDS.In a year.
? Ten Cows have averaged o.4>>J Ibs.ln. Tear.
-----= We know of aboat &0 Cows that hare made yearly rccoexceeding 16,000
: I lb., and 14 of them are now in oar Herd and have averaged<< ovr .../,500 lb. &have av-
eraged over UflOQ( Ibs.in a year. 63,the entire number In the Herd that ha- jade yearly records,IncludIng -
.t. .. fourteen 3 vear old and twenty-one 2 year olds have averaged Ep'A.ounces in a year.
.SEPARATE MIXTURES FOR DIFFERENT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES BUTTER RECORDS Five Cows have averaged:20 iba.7 or ..a week. Nine Cows have ave -
eraged 19 Ibs. M oz.In a week. Flftet. Cone have averaged 17 IDS.SOL
t" as represented in nature. Cost only$12.00 for sufficient quantity to make AT HOME a ton In week. Six 3 year olds have averaged 141bS.3 oz.In a week. Eleven 3 year olds the entire number
.- No dirt no Salt, no Plaster. A circular Culture, and tested have averaged 13 lbs.2 oz.In a week. Six 2 year olds have averaged 12 Ibs. l.S oz. in a week.Fifteen .
;; descriptive. use and preparation of the Powell's Prepared Chemical mailed free. 2 year olds entire number tested have averaged 10 Ibs.3-10 oz.In a week. The entire original -
"'" .f>. 11." '" Imported Netherland.Family of six Cows two being but 3 years old.have averaged 17 2-3 Ibtt..lu a.
:; 'BROWN. ,CHEMICAL CO. I H. ROBINSON & CO. specira AgfDU, week. 'Fhlsls the Herd from which. to get foundation atQCk. Prices low for quality Stock. .
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r' REASON; 6- SEASON 1886J


t I ,/ A 36 Page pamphlet on DEER ISLAND 220,000 ACRESFLORIDA

Orange and Fruit Culture ISSUED BY, Vegetable Growing, !I I GARDENS AND }IIJRBIIRIIISORANGE SOUTH MS.,


,,' 158 Front Street. New York. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit South Florida Railroad and its

and Ornamental Tree., Bartow Branch

': Necessity for Complete Feeding of tree and fruit-Danger from forcing or partial fertll- Plants and Vines. In the Counties of

zing. No Loss in
Two Distinct Manures required for Orange Tree3-before and after maturity. Transplanting.
Effect of the flight Forms of plant food on the quality of the fruit and the health of the Orange,
Price List Free application
rees. Catalogue and on; -

,: Necessity of Judicious and liberal Fertilization to prevent disease and exhaustion in I to the Manager. Address Polk,
orchards-Prof. GOESSMANN, on the Importance of selecting the particular forms of plant Brevard,
jtr",V:- pod that will exert the most beneficial influence on the fruit. ( A. E. CHAMPLIN\ ,
Diseases of Orange Trees-Die-back, gum disease, scales, Insects, rust, splitting and Sumtcr,
dropping of fruit-Defective and improper feeding. nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. and Hillsborough.
-I' Result from Injudicious Fertilization disastrous on the Orange tree, and fruit equallyso ..
> though more difficult to trace, than on the more rapidly maturing fruit like the Straw A.cres
berry and Grape, and crops like Sugar Beets.Stimulating SUNSET HILL }NURSERYSends 83,000 .",
and Temporary Benefit from nitrogenous fertilizers. They only partiallyeed -
the crop-Are not cheap. of these are NEWLY acquired Lands,which

Waste of Organic Nitrogen blood, flesh, fish, cotton seed, etc. Prof. S, W, Johnsonon
the waste of nitrogen in light soils. Catalogues, with practical hints to having been for several years reserved from
The Diaper Manures as Prepared for Florida not liable to waste, excepting to the ex- new beginners,free on application. Includedin
ent of a small proportion of the Nitrogen existing as Organic Nitrogen derived from Bone our list are the very choicest varieties sale are now offered.
-about one third of the total Nitrogen. grown. Thornless and Early Fruiting a
Valuation of Organic Nitrogen in the form of vegetable matter In Commercial Fertili- specialty. These lands comprise all classes and grades
zers-Inert, unavailable Nitrogen in muck-Inferior forms.-Prof.. S. W. JOHNSON on same.
Leaching and Waste of some fertilizing ingredients-Phosphoric Acid and Potash sel- K. W. PIERCE, of South Florida, soils. High Pine and Oak
dom found in any quantity in drainage aters-Prof. WARRINGTON'S testimony.
,1 Low Priced "Cheap" Fertilizers! generally objectionable, and fall to supply plant food Indian Springs, Orange County, Fla. I Lands among the Backbone Hills In the famous -
'reasonable rates-Kalnit, Fish. Cotton Heed, etc. decl4-tl
of the Forms of Profs. Lake and Hill region of the Peninsula.
Necessity Supplying:: Right plant food-Testimony ot S. W. ------- -- --
Compute Manure versus Superphosphate J. B. LAWES and Prof. W. H.JORDAN. Established 1856. 200 Acres in Nursery. Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of

Prof. Jordan.-Complete Commercial Fertilizer can be depended on to keep up fertil- -
ty Indefinitely, and dispenses with all necessity of changing or rotating manures. Fruitland Nurseries table lands well timbered with Pine,and Oak
Kalnit, Murate of Potash, Cotton Seed etc.-Caution against their;use on Oranges.The ,
Mapeti Orange Tree Manure for young growing trees, etc. undergrowth; Low, well-timbered, Pine
The.Mapes Fruit and Vine Manure for older and bearing trees, etc. AUGUSTA, GA.
The 'Mapes Vegetable Manure.-Prof. ATWATER on Complete Chemical Mt..r. 'or Po- P. J. BERCKMANS, Proprietor. Lands; Prairie and Marsh Lands set in rich
: tatoes-larger yield and superior xualitv, and less liable to rot than from Farm Manures. -
How Can The Wants of The Orange-the yound growing and the older bearin?-trees The stock of Fruit and Ornamental trees, native grasses affording good pastures for.%
be the most economically and best supplied. Evergreens, Roses, Palms, Flowering Shrubs, -
cattle. Also Town Lots offered In the
,_, Official Reports of the State Agricultural Experiment Stations on the Mapes Manures; Strawberry Plants, etc.;adapted to the climate 'OPT
they are found to invariably exceed in richness the published guaranty. (Over twenty an- of Florida is unusually large this fall.
alyses of the Mapes Manures during the past ;year, 1885.) Among the new fruits, we offer 1),000.trees.of thriving new railroad towns of Klsslmmee, C-:*;
Superior Forms of Plant Food in the Mapes Manures.
The Miipes Manures the Highest Grade ever made. Kelsey Japan Plum, Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lake
Consumers Should Know what fertilizers are made from. which bids fair to become a valuable market and
Extracts from the Agricultural Press, etc. product; also Japan Chestnuts, Prunus Pis- land, Plant City, Seffner,Mango,Orient -
Analyses of the Orange-fruit, seed, stem, trunk, leaves, etc. sardii, new peaches, etc. Our list of Conifera
and broad-leaved Evergreens, adapted to a Dade City. ;
REDUCED PRICES FOR 1886-PRICE LIST.Virile \ Sub-Tropical climate, is doubtless the most

:'I'J the Prices of the Mapes Manures will be lower for the season of 1886, the past extensive in variety in the United States. For further information apply to"V'Land, **.De-? -
Catalogue No. Fruits and hardy -Evergreens -
high guaranteed standard will be fully maintained.
partment of South Florida Railroad Com-
! A Full Assortment of these long-tested and reliable Manures, including the Mapes Roses, etc.
Vegetable Manures, Pure Ground Bone, a selected Brand of high grade sulphate of Potash, Catalogue No. Green-house Department. ,Sanford, Florida.WALTER .
Chemicals etc.,are kept In stock for prompt shipment, and free of wharf charges, from Catalogue No.Wholesale llsUbr the trade pany
warehouse in Jacksonville A Pamphlet, sent free, containing guaranteed analysis, only.
composition directions for use also from well known of Catalogue No.4-Fruits adapted to Florida.
r prices, ; reports growers Oranges, GWYNN,
( Fruits and Vegetables through the State, giving their practical experience in using the I Free to all applicants-address as above.
Mapp" Manures... nov9-6mos Janl2-tf General Land Agent.
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,, Our Forwarding Agents, Jacksonville, Fla. W.M.LKDWITJI. Fi C.- SOLLEX.
Dr. G. W., LANCASTER, DeLand, Fla., in charge of the Volusia County Warehouse LEDWITH & SOLLEE

,.. at Beresford, Fla. ,
Dr. J N. BISHOP, in charge of the South Florida Warehouse, Sanford, Fla. Peterkln's Cotton Seed per bUll $1.50:3 ILl by mall Q DEALERS IN
G. D. CLIFFORD in of the Lake Warehouse Eustis Fla.B0WKER's 11.00. Yields 40 per cent lint. Kaffa Corn earliest
charge Region .
and most productive forage and cereal, by mail |1.40 REAL ESTATE
p per t&.; 6 ozs., 50c. :fflllo Maize the most wonderful
vielder of forage known by mail\ 40c. per lb. Select
ORANGE GROWER. Rattlesnake, Kolb, Gem. and Pride of Ga. Watermelons Office, No. Herkimer Block,
hv mail $1.50 per ft>. Send for special Seed

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Headquarters City Property.


100,000 Orange Trees for Sale Cheap HAINES CITY."

Twenty thousand budded from bearing trees ,,
y sr of the best and choicest varieties on sour .t '
, stocks three and four years old. Our stock is

grown on high, dry, light soil is hardy, SECURE TOTVP ;LO.tDS.
I healthy,and free from Insects. We aspire to
offer the best trees for the least money. J25
I to$30 per hundred, -

} 4 novl6-6m Fruitland, Fla. land with
Healthy, High, Rolling

-: __ Nurseries of Lake Woir o Go. Beautiful Lake Fronts.;

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-== This Is a Bare Opportunity'to Purchase .
trees are very thrifty, three and four V / *
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_... .r., -' year old stock to !/ inch diameter, with Lots on the: Highest Trait: .

-....._ ('C' ..-.. ._ one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible -
.I'c- to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
'. '"- ";. ;;;:;;:Jirl"T't1. A1T- Catalogues. Address of Land, in Tropical Florida .

t. y E. B. FOSTER, Manager 4Haines ,
dec2My South Lake Weir, Fla.ibley's -
I' This fertilizer was ''one 01 tne first sold in : a heavy crop of fruit and put on an extraordinary -
Florida for orange groves,and has given gen- !, I growth through the whole season ; City is situated half-way' between
eral satisfaction it contains a large amount but the most remarkable result obtained from Tested SeedO Sanford and Tampa, and right on the South
of potash,principally the form of sulphate, the use of this fertilizer is the fact that the Florida Railroad. "It is situated on the biggest
which experience has proved to be better fruit is fine and bright, and there has been Catalogue free on application. Send for it. S land in South Florida-rich,rolling}and
adapted to the orange. scarcely a fallen orange in the grove, while i HIBAM smLEY & co., healthy This excellent country: lies to the
my own rrove alongside which was not fertilized Booauna,N.T. AJTO CHJCAOO,IL,. southward of large lakes:which protect the
J THE DE BARY GROVE. i has lost almost the entire crop, the tropical fruit. There is no frost here. ;The
earth beneath the trees being covered with fact of the Indiana having FRUIT PREVENTED FROM FALLING. I fallen fruit. LARTHE SEED HOUSE I TilL Lion of country as a home demon% terbe-
J' ENTERPRISE, FLA. i regard the form of potash used in the SOVTII. yond a doubt that it is absolutely tb.e"rictieat)
DzAR,SIR-I purchased from you lai Feb-I' preparation of this fertilizer to be the great ALL KINDS OFHBHHHHSEEDSPLANTS portion; since it Is_ their.aim;ori,account of
, ,,uary ten tons of Bowker's Orange Grower, desideratum of the bearing groves. aversion to labor, to;;find; theDostterWe;
(r which I/applied-to Mr. Frederick DeBary's Respectlullv yours, tracts; thus affording large, returns, from)avery
i : orange groves of bearing trees The trees set i I (Signed) W. B,Watson, Manager I moderate expenditure labor* *>.

For free copy of the most valuable and interesting circular ever Issued with reference Come and see this town before buylnr., else
. Send for New Illustrated Catalogue for 1886, where. S ?.f'"'
"< o;thls bra_ch of the orange industry, address
, and prices of Field Seeds. Mailed FREE. 'F n'BINS : ..
, ; .i.. d&JI.1J JOHN D. WELD, General Agent, T. W. WOOD & SONS, Hainea.tity,pplk"I iantT,B1a.', -

d dec21:8 V .- 78 Bay street Savannah Ga. ffhotttala Va. tend for.
: y and Retail Seedsman Richmond, serlptiY0clre.. ;free..
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(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER

:' THE i IN' THIS i in SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15,1885, Trains will .
: OST.UNIQUETHING leave and arrive as (follows excepting Trains SAVANNAH, FLORIDA AND WEST'NWAYCROSS
; ( LAND OF FLOWERS IS THATREAL I-X-L WIND MILL No. 11 and No. 12, Dally except Sunday. Train
r No. 11 Sundays only. Train No. 12 Saturdaysonly.

IN USE -------SOUTII xx>txxxsiSaxyaxss
Has no equal for IfOUIMlJ.

sim b Relandiablewer., dura-. -- W.,1< I ,.,:1 I L c. r.=='j .=.' rI :

AVERY &.. BROWN, j iAt f 00I2 a 0..0. ItAILWA 's' .
Agent.wanted I e\d\ .. E ISZ.:
Hto'.nopy.. 'Florida.xliey In all unassigned I STATIONS.i' _1-Z'I 01! 61':0 ,,-I 8* SHORT LINE.

nave.au Kinds or'property, lor. sale, Pumps, Tanks territory., and Wind Mill A !iC v L' o .1 Lands unimproved and those lu the highest Supplies of every description. .
---i-' All Trains of this Road are Run by Cenli&l ((90th)
Farm and Suburban Water
state of cultivation. Orange Groves, LakeFronts Works Illustrated Leave- : AM'' PM AM ;AM Meridian Time, which is 33 Minutes SIMM"" r
Vegetable Lands, Truck Farms,Town Catalogue a specialty.and Price-list free. R. It. Wharf;,._..|1......-:,......-':...-... ...-.- ...-.... .._... than Jacksonville Time.
Lots,do. The home of the Orange, and the', The Phelps Bigelow W.11i.Co. cianford_....." 0, 8 30;........ :, 4 10110, 30 10 00'! 9 20103tJ
,, place where the Vegetables love to grow. Ha1a>uMO, Mlek.,aid 1816 West JBelair......... : 3;|: 8 40;........i; 22J10 40 10 12 9 35 ON AND AFTER SUNDAY, NOVEMBER i
There Is no such country under the' sun like with Street.Kansas City,Mo. ongwood... 1 8 551.| ......., 4 50'10: 55I 10Altamonte 15,1885,Passenger Trains will leave ami arrive
that surrounding MI;anopy.. Circulars and I > 9031.1 5 00,11., 03110 1025 daily, as follows:
information furnished upon application. 60 Fancy Pictures, and 25 elegant Maitland_"' I i 915-1!: 1 5 15'11'': 21 1055 10 50 NEW ORLEANS EJCPKES .
AVERY fc BROWN CARDS Cards in Gilt Edge Silk \'HnterPark.! 9 22,......_ 5 25 11 30,11 05 11 10 Leave Jacksonville daily 7:30
marJO-lj Micanopy, Fla.ELLSWORTH Songster Fringe." Hidden f 50 Prize Name Puzzle, tc.and. 1 Orlando....... !9 t 40''...,.._I i 5 50 11 51MI;, 211210 Arrive at Jacksonville dally at,......... 7:15 p a m m

8 parlor games, all for lOcts. Game of Authors, lOcts. Ar ArAr I i Ar Leave Callahan daily at......_........... 8:08 a m 1
: AM P.M. P M I PM I PM .__..... .
IVORY CO.. Cllntonvllle,.Conn Arrive at Waycross daily at. .10:00 a ra
t Kissimmee- 4010|' 271 5 15 6 50112; 40J12 15| 145 Arrive at Thomasville dally at......... 1:39 p m
JHainesCity 61'11. 15 6 18........_ ......_1' Arrive at Bainbridge dally at.......... &35 p m
Scales ( ?
: ; Day sellinglPerfetFalil Bartow J'nc 68> 11 35), 6 .......- ......_1 4 20 Arrive at Chattahoochee dally at...... 4:04 p m
,." SUMTER COUNTY, entirely new iJ principle Weigh one ounceto AuburndaleLakeland 72 1150;,' 7 OOj"a ; 4 40 Arrive at Pensacola via L. &: N.R.Riu:10 p m
I twell 25 pounds. What every family needs and PM' I : Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R. R....... 2:25: a m
r located;on the T.;& O. R. R. and in the will buy. Rapid sales surprise old agents. .... 83: 1225'| 7 55. ......_ _...... 5 45 Arrive at New Orleans via L.AN.R.R 7:20 a m
FORSIIEE.& McMAKiNV.Cincinatl; O. Plant City... 93 12411 i I 8 30 ......_'......_ 'ooO 1 6 45 Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from
heart of the Lake Region. Seffner_..._... 103 1 10! y02...._...,..._... :: 'i 7 30 Jacksonville, Pensacola, Mobile and New
\'.. r,-.1 1 Ar Tampa... 115 1 40!, 40,..._...'..._.. 00 I 815 Orleans.

I-, John McMurray & Co. NORTH ROUND.bc FAST MAIL.
.,'. : ,;.;': : $100' I i to. ,j 0 \ : Leave Jacksonville dally at....._....._ 1:40 p m
.1? :. ',., Manufacturers of I ,I ,c-.:. .I 1700 Arrive at Jacksonville daily aU...._.12rfO m
warranted .1( e\d0\ eO 0 ""' 0 If beo Leave Callahan dally at._......_._...__. 2:25 p m
I wJ.1! ,buy a, : speculation or. a, Cheap STATIONS j jS _z0' i 0 Z ;Z gz Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:10 a m
;_ -: Home. Lots 170x210 feet. Wa agons Drays Garts Bnos s '' -= 0 5 0 orl o o--" Leave Thomasville at....................._. 1:20 p m
., II.. .. 1A a I.' < 1 < .Send tor'Circulars.. - Leave Live Oak at............................... 9:35 a m
"..' I Horseshoelng and Repairing done promptly Leave- I AM PM ;: A M Arrive at Waycross daily at..........._. 4.20 p m
E. II. 11UCIOIAJV, Prop., Office Warerooms No. 124 Forsyth st., Tan 0 10 30 ..._... 5 00 "'_".' -a 10 50 Arrive at Jesup daily at....._......._..? &55 p m
..:' decl4-3m' Jacksonville, Fla. Sefl pa..1 12 11 00 ......_ 5 40 ....1 o 11 35 Arrive at Savannah daily at....._..._ 7:40 p m
Jan 4-Im f Jacksonville,Fla .. -- --- Pla t City-I 1 22 11 25. ....._ OB'Si 1245 Arrive at Charleston dally at._......... 1:10 a m
THE Lakeland.. J, ;3211511...... 625.\\ cs. i I 1 35 Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p m
SIZE 4900 FEET Bay the Best EUREKI PM I j I i 'tS I PM Arrive at New York dally at._.....-.. 6:50 a m
|OTS $4. AwardP.dFIRST AuburndaleBartowJ'ncj, 42 12 15......... 7 50 ?-'.' 215 Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Jacksonvilleto I
Pre. a '
12 a5 ....... ; 215
ralnm und Gold Med. 47, [ 815. i New York without change.
e50. bs.aoaereFLORIDA: :'.1 at World's Fair,New JHaiuesCity. 53) AM 8 35, PM:: ; PM Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Washingtonto I
?, I i.Orleansoverizleadin g Kis.Nimmee..i 7o;' 2 00'': 6 20 915[ 3 U0110; 15' 4 1 40 Jacksonville.
tract for i>Wind Mills. The EV.UEKA Orlando........'' 2'' 2 50| 7 25 ArPM i 1 :3 I 5511! 10! 6 15 Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars,Jacksonville i
|An ORANGE GROVE. lasting, mos.after was a trial Winter P'rk'' J7l: 3j9 02! 7 401 4 lull 251' 6 35 to St. Louis, via Savannah, Atlanta, Nashville -
Bend 2 cent stamp for Maps, etc., to nounced the beet over pro. Maltland-... 3 10 7 50''......_. 4 20'11 35 6 50 and Evansville.
TROPICAL LAND CO., all and to-day standsat AltamonteLongwood. -;:|102 3 S 05:,_....... -13511 50'1' 7 15 EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
|P;'O. Box Jacksonville, Fla. the head of all competitors. Sizes 10 ...;:105( : j| :3 3.3 8 151..... ..t! 4 45 II 53 740
to 18 ft. diameter of wheel,either for JBelair. 112: 3 50 8 40''.... ._, 5 00'' i 805 Leave Jacksonville daily at............_ 5:00 p m
F. Drew, Pumping Power Mills. Perfect in allparts 1, : Arrive at Jacksonville dally at..._...... 7:55am
REFER ExGov.viae EstimAtes on Ar. Sanfordl llo, 4 On 8 t)}'... ._. 5 10 12 30, 8 20
warranted. ap-
,and Rev. C. -1 Mtn.of the dama DIrect H. 'Vharf.1 I I Leave Callahan daily at....................._ 5:43 p m
( McLean,St. Augustine.nov9ly. plication.,Draft Also Barn Floor Horse Power.- : -_ Arrive at Callahan.............................. 7:11 a m
.Live Agents Wanted.! Address Mfrs, Harto\v. Ilrunch.-Lat1y; i except Sunday Leave Waycross.................................- 7:07pm
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EMIT do WOODWARD.. Kalamazoo. Jtlieh. South Bound, Arrive at Waycross dally at........._... 5:10 am
-- Leave Gainesville daily at............_.... 3:50 p m
J. E. M'CINNISS :P PATIONS. m ''Pas.,Pas. Pas. Arrive at Gainesvilledally at ....._..... 9:15 a m '
::" No. No. &Ft Leave Live Oak daily at...._.............. 7:15 p m
Room No. 10 Bostwick's Block ancyL Poultry. ; 13. 15. 11. Arrive at Live Oak dally at.............. 5:50 a m
,. Leave Thomasville daily aU...............11:25 p m
Jacksonville Florida A.M P.M. P.M. Arrive at Albany dally at............._.,. 1:40 a in
ALBERT FRIES Leave..._Bartow Junction...... 1.10 12.40 8.15 Arrive Montgomery via Central R.R. 7:40 am
Px. NICHOLAS FLA. Leaver...Winter Haven...._.....U 7.2512.. S.40 Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R..._ 2:20 a m
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Arrive-...Bartow.............-...... 8.00 1.30 9.25 Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between
REAL ESTATE Keeps twenty'varle 1esof.pure bred Fowls
North Bound. Jacksonville Louisville,via Thomasville, .
Eggs for Hatching $2'per D zcn. I Albany, Montgomery and Nashville and to

Has just received a fine selection from the STATIONS. I y Pas. Pas. Pas. and from :Montgomery and Gainesville.Pullman .
Bought and Sold. best, Poultry Yards in this country. GJI '::" No. &Ft'' No. Palace sleeping Cars and Mann
__ Boudoir Sleeping Cars via Waycross,Albanyand
ti 14. 16. 18.
--- A --1-; Macon; and via Waycross, Jesup and

; Houses for Rent In desirable portions of the A.M A.M P.M. Macon ; between Jacksonville and Cincin-
I, v - *- f .waterWheelt i !Millstones. Leave.Bartow._..........._........ 0 5.5010.15 i 6.40 nati. Also, Through Passenger Coaches via
city. City property handled and Leave..Winter Haven......... 11 6.2511.00 7.15 both routes betweeu Jacksonville and Chat

returns made Arrive..._Bartow Junction.... 17 6.40 11.20 7.30 tanooga.
promptly. Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between
Sanford a.Indian River Railroad. Jacksonville and Savannah and Gainesville
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;" Conveyancing done carefully and at short --- Dally except Sunday. and Savannah.

'. notice. A. N.- DOBBINS- Mi BRO. Pas. Pas. I Pas.[pas. Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jacksonville .
Oerrss ndsnee solUlUd., dMU-&n :" No. &l4't STATIONS. I No. &Ft ::" to Washington D.C.
25. 23. I 24. 26. Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars,Jacksonvilleto
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-- 1--- Louisville via Thomasville, Albany and
ORANGEHIGHTS.Heathiest P.M. A.M A.M P.M. Montgomery.
o 5.45 Iv..8anford..ar 8.10 6.35 5 Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars New York to
e 1 7.25 ..._ jS.&I. R.. 8.05 6.30 4 Jacksonville and Cincinnati to Jacksonville.
Place in Florida. 3 6.00 7.35 ......?;Fort Reed........ 7.55 6.20 2 Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars St. Louis to
5 6.05 7,40 .tRutledge..lv._ 7.50 6.15 0 Jacksonville, via Evansville, Nashville, At-

High, rolling, fertile lands, pure water,railroad Pembertoii Ferry Brnnch.-DaUy. lanta and Savannah.
facilities and Northern society. Superior 0 -..--- .- Pullman Bullet Sleeping Cars between
lID'F'st F'st IF'st F'st iii Jacksonville and Washington and Jacksonville -
location for fruit and vegetable culture. .21 ,
A:few choice residence lots given to parties M'1. Ft. l STATIONS. M'l I Ft. and Cincinnati.
who will build houses. Send stamp lor full 11 19. 21. i 20. 22. R Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail
information. ---I and Steamship connections, and baggage
nov9-ly C. B. PALMER. P.U A.H I A.M P.M. I checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths
0.: 5.15 12.3OLv Pembert'n FeryAr. 9.3; 10.50 75 and sections secured at the Company's Office
-- il' 6.05& 1.I0,.........Owensboro...-- 9.00 10.15112 In Astor's Building,82 Bay Street,and at Depot -
Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Gutters, 16, 5.M 1.35.Dade.! City_......... 8.501+ Ticket Office and on board People's Line
RICHMOND :.nj 6.15 2.05'.Richland.' .......... 8.301 9.2561 Steamers H. B. Plant and Cbattahoochee.
FENCE 24 LAURA STREET, 43''' 7.35 3.451.......__Lakeland......_.. 7.40 8.00 32 JA8. 1,. TAYLOR, "
CHAMPION 1 63 8.0'. 1.25!_........Plant City._....... 6.5.1) 6.55 22 General Passenger Agent. ;
63 t M.2i 5.0 .............Seffner.............. 6.25 6.0512 ;
JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA 75 i!, 8.:)) 5.50JArrive.Tampa.Leave 6.00 5.25 0 R. G. {t'-. N -!,. !Superintendent._ : I

MACHINE t l Flag Stations. stops at Kissirameefor
tiunsmithing done in all its branches. for dinner. Train No. 3 stops for breakfast at A. J. BEACH & SOHNURSERY3IEN.
ryr La"claud. Train No. 6 stops for supper at
Lakeland. .
Patented ',' IRON SAFE WORK Connects at Sanford with Sanford and Indianltlver .
)f NoT.84.1885.In Speclalrates on Stencil Cutting, by mail Railroad, with the People's Line Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and fine,
and UeBary-Baya Merchants Line of Steamers and in good order. New Fruits among whichare
oct -U : forJacksonville and all intermediate the White Adriatic Fig, pan Pedro and
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: points, and with Steamers for Indian River
SOUTH" FLORIDA RAILROAD CO. and Upper St.Johus. At Kissimmee with Catalogue free. AddressA.
Steamers for Fort Myers and Bassenger, and J. BEACH ic.: SON

SANFORD, FLA., Sept. U, 1St+i. points on Kissimmee river. At.Tampa with sep2tM J Palatka, Fla._.

6tiinds at for the bead of all.WIre and 'Pleket .... NOTICE. Steamer entown, "Margaret"Palmetto, Manatee for PalmaSola and points, Brald-on -IIOTEI"KEEPERS -

rinses: Complete maklns fence the field being From and after this date no Steamboats) Hillsborough and Tampa Bays; also, with
.,q &Dd haTIng Ule\simple> most,speedy perfect and tension easily device.oper- team Barges;or vessels of any kind,wjil be steamers for KeVest., Havana and New Send for Sample Copy of the
ltwtll weave toatt r kind of pickets from one to allowed to take on or put off Freight or Pao- Orleans, and with steamers for Cedar Keys Illustrated Hotel News
Its. inthes wide,easily: twisting a No. 8 wire,and I sengers, or land at the, wharf of the South and Punta Rassa, and Mail Steamers for Key ,
I"-k-tDf-fence that no stock will break down at aI I Florida Railroad Company, at Sanford, Fla., West. Connects at Pemberton Ferry with
slztyeenti a rod complete.. Worksnp' except such,line or lines of steamers or other Florida Southern Railway for all points, Office Park Opera House Block,
StSWSiStVWiS11111, well ketptaKLW vessels as are the direct advertised connections North, East and West. JACKSONVILLE FLA.
-a--caD work lt..e Light farmer and easily bandled.I of the said company,'and working under Through tickets sold at all regular 'stations
1 Ma oa. Wrlw.lor and price can afford to contract with them. '- to points North, East and West.FREDERIC The only Illustrated Hotel Paper published.
(Signed) JAMES E. INGRAHAM, H. RAND, Subscription,92 per year.oei2tf .
WAYNE ctLTumc9.Itichaelialll1.. sep2Mf President. may25-85 Gen'l Ticket Agent.


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Correspondence Solicited. x ? r T= -
,, specially selected for Oranges and Lemons.march .

Special pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement or'llnvestment. P. O. Address, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Stock Pasturage Lands. 5My
These Lands Include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges,Lem-
ons,Pineapples,Bananas,Sugar Cane,early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly In the Counties ACIIJEi LA.ND
of St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard,Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hlllsborough, Polk, Manatee and OOOOOO of
Monroe. ,
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located ou them during the'past
six months. Do not delay ltyou want them resent low prices. FOR SALE BY
The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
Sugar Cane,etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation.
Address all correspondence about the above lands to
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SANFORD, ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough Brevard, Baker, Polk &: Manatee,

r. Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida I Il'
: 90,000 Consisting of the finest Orange,Farming and Grazing Lands in the State of Florida. Price
>11.25 to$5 per acre, according to location.For .
further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,PalatkaFla.
Two hRdrd deeP,clear spring lakes,within a radius often miles. Their high banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an Inducement to the invalid. L. N. WILKIE, S. CONANT,
Its beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home,where all the pleasures and comforts of our Chief Clerk,Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager.
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the cul-
ture the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida ..
and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most f.
desirable locality in South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and up- .
wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers. .


the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast: high land In full view of the TO THE PUBLIC.
ocean; salt air. salt water fish,miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange
groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200 Having retired from the firm of Barrs,Hunter
acres now being established by: a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after &Stockton, and associated ourselves under -
looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school saw-mill and all requisitestor the name of Barrs&Hunter,we are now
a settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North- buy and sell city and countryReal
Estate as can only those who have great
west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands in Sumter,Alachua and Orange Counties experience and the full confidence or the
,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It woulddo public. Thanking you for past favors, wej
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing solicit your business In the future.
elsewhere. BARRS & HUNTER, ""t r
Jan 4tf 31 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.';

full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County,Florida.G. .
M. MORRISH, Anclote.Hernando County,Florida.
J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville,Alachua County,Florida.A. .
C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County, Florida,or to
E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager,Sanford,Orange County, Florida.

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Disston Land Companies.Florida NOW FORMING.

Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators. The

town is only 5 miles from the metropolis of the State, situated on one of the

Land and Improvement Co.

leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville. .

A. & G. C. C. and Okeechobee Land Co. Address


Kissimmee Land Company. nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville; Fla.


2,500,000 Acres of Choice Lanfcw

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for sale in East and South Florida, adapted to the cultivation of Tropical ""t1-t.. .i'

Fruits, Sugar Cane, Rice, etc. The Finest Town between Palatka and Sanford..;r <

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Least Frost North of Indian. River.

305 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Write for Information to

.'..' Pine and Forayth Streets, Jacksonville, Flan oc5-tf deo14.11 'r' '. BURTON K. BARBS Seville, Fla.

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Augusta, Ga.............._ 40 i7 OO Cedar Rapids Ia.......... 1"'33 199 50 Fort Scott, Ran...........! 132 !;xooi; :Logansport, Ind._.........!- 85 } ooj Portsmouth, OhiO.IM i3 OO
Atlanta, Ga...._._...... 40 70 00 Champaign iii............. 90 150 Ol(' Galltoni Ohio......_..... ', 85 1140 00, I Lincoln, Neb.. ..._.........! 1 15 1220 00i Peoria, 111 ........_..... I 85 140 00
Atchison, Kan.............. 116 17500 ......_..... ...... 50 fr1 50 is, Ohio............ 90 '150 00, Macon, Ga............. ......' 35 6125''; PittsburJ Pa............_..,, 1 12 167 00
Adral, 90 150 00 Dayton, 0...... ............... 80 130 00 Grand Rapids, nch_... 00 150 00. : Mobile, Ala.................. 50 I i 87 501 ,QUincy .Ill._.................. I 18 181 00
Ann Harbor, .Mlch 90 150 00 Delaware, Ohio ... 80 130 00 Henderson, Ky............ 70 ,,115 OOj Mont omery. 40 10001 Rome ? a .._............._ 50 87 50
Alton, Ill.__..........,., 85 14000 Defiance. Ohio.;?:._.....; 85 14000 Hickman, Ky_......N...... 70 '115 00 Mansfield, Ala.j 90 I, () ) Rock Island Ili........._.j' 115 17500
Anniston,Ala..NNN.N. 40 7000 Detroit. Mlcb_......_...... 90 150 ro Ibdianapolis........ SO 1130 00 Masslllon, Ohio............1 00 :)50 00.! Rochester, 1 24 177 00
Birmingham Ala._...... 40 7000 Danvllle, Ill.................. 85 UO 00 Jeffersonvtlle, Ind...... 75 123 00 IMt. Vernon." ObiO........ 80 11311 OOi Sandusky, Ohio..j I 00 ISO 00
Bloomington, Ill ......_ 90 150 00 Davenport............... 1 10 178 00 Jacksonville, Ill-........ 85 '140 00OOI I Memphis, !.Jenu.: ....._....l 60 :105 00' Sioux City, Iowa......... 132 100 00
BurUngfonJ Ia-..... .. 1 en 176 00 Dubuque, Iowa............ 90 150 00 Joliet, Ill............_........, 8.5 140 Milwaukee, W1s.......... 90'''150 00 Springfield, Ill......_......i 122 19.1) 00
Bellevm, 111....._...N.... 85 14000 Des Moines Iowa......... 145 216 00 Jefferson City, Mo...... 125 .180 00 Madison Ind....._......... 80 '130 00 St. Joseph 910.........._..., 1 16 17.1) 00
Buffalo, N. Y........._...... J 12 167 00 Denver, 001................... 2 8t 860 00 Knoxville Tenn60\ il0.5 00 Minneapolis, :Minn._... 128 192 50i: St. LouIs, 1\10... ..... ......i 85 140 00
BayCU"-iM1ch.: ..W..._. 1 00 17000 Dixon, I11........_............ 90 150 00 Kenton, Ohio................, 99 00 'Madison W is..1, 128 17351' Saginaw l\IJch_...... ... ... 95 160 00
Brlatol, .J.enn............._ 78 150 00 Elyria, Ohio................. 106 14900 Kalamazoo, Mich.N......' 90 1150' 00', Montreal, Canada........{ 1 .n 202 00 Springfield, Ohio........... 90 137 00
Cleveland 0.__..._ ...... 90 150 00 Evansville, InL......... 75 125 00 Kansas City, Mo.._...... 1 16 175001 Nashv1lle,Tenn............ 60 105 (XI 8t. Paul, :\1 inn...............1 25 t9'l50
Cincinnati, Ohio.......... 70 U500 East Saginaw, Mich 95 160 00(). LansingMhh.: .............. 100) ) 170 New Orleans_........ ... 60 ,105 (XI Toledo 0 ...... ............ 90 150 00) )
CaIro, 111......._._.......__ 75 125 00 East tit.Louis, Ill........ 85 140 00 LaCrosse, 141 208 00, Newark, Ohio............... 00''150 00; Terre haute, Ind ......_ 80 180 00
Columbus, Ky.............. 70 Wi 00 Emporia, Ran_............ 1 66 232 50 Lima, Ohio......_..... ...... 80 1'W' 001 Omaha, Neb.................. 1 16 1175 001 Toronto, Can................; 13 17R 00
Columbus, Ohio........... SO 130 00 Erie, Pa................._...... 1 12 167 00 Lafayette. Ind......_...... 85 140 001 'Ottawa, Can. .. ... 130 200 00,, Topeka, Kan......_......... 140 207 50
Columbus, Ga............... 40 70 00 Fort Wayne, Ind........ 8.S UO 00 Lancaster, Ohio........... 85 140 Oil City Pa ...............; 1 12 167 00' Urbana, Ohio................! 80 130 00
Council Blum., la......... 1 41 208 00 Findlay Ohio..... ........ 1 02 144 00 Leavenwortn, Kan ...... 1 16 175 001 Pekin, 111. ......_............. 00 i l50 00; Wheeling, W.Va..i!' 1 42 167T9 00
Chicago, Ill..r....N...N..N. 85 140 00 +FremonL, Ohio............ 10-1 143 00 Louisville. Ky_........._ 70 Pana. 111........................ 8.5 14000, lWinni Man.......?.. : 2 50 .
Chattanooga, Tenn_.... 50 8i 50 Fort Dodge, Iowa....... 1 49 244 50 'Little Rock, Ark......_..1 00 lI500I'l 'P1qua. Ohio.................... 80 130 OOJ J I

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Savannah, Florida A Western Railway_............_............................ 25 50 60: I': 4.51' 90'' 45901 1' 45, 90, 45 00 .I 45 001 40: 901 J 4.5; 90j I 60 110
Jacksonville Callahan and Live Oak......................:......................................... 20( 40 5 50 80 i 401 801 401 SOl 40 j 80 40 80 I 40 80)! )I 40 801 &j! 96
Gainesville, }'Iew BranIord............._................................. ..__....._................. 25 50 80 60 : 401 90 9O(!! 45! 90 45 90 45 90 4.5 I 45I Wi; 60 110
Landings on St. Johns river..............................................__.............................. 30 6' 85 70StaUoUB 50 100 50100 : 50, 100: M I 100 50 100 501U0 f ( I 50I 1 001. 63 16
on Fla. 80. Ry north ot and including Ocala .......................................? 45 f 50 1 00 65 130 I 6'') 1301 I 6' 130'' 65e 130 6.5 130 65j' 1 3O'I 65 1 79 1.46
Stations on Fla. so. Ry. south ot Ocala. ............................................................... 50 1.0 55 1 10 7011 40 I 70, 1 401 70, 1 40' 70 140 70 140 70;' 140 70 1 40 ,St 156
Stations on Fla. Bo. Ry., Bt. J. & L. E. Dlvlslon_.................._.........................._ 50 1 00 55 1 10I..andlngs : 70 140'I 70,' 1401. 70 140! 70 140 70 1 40 701 1 40, 70 140 SI 1 &iI ;
on Lake Santa Fe...._....._....._....................._............................._ 4.5 90 50 1 00 65 130 651 130 ; 65: 130i1 i I 65 130 I 6.5 130 65 130 65 130 '.80 14675l50
Tampa ................................................................................................................... 5.5 110 60 120Landings 75 150 7S! 150 75I, 15011 I 75 150 75 150' 75150 88 165
on Manatee Rlver.................._................................................ .............. 55 1 10 60 120 75 150 V 751501, i 751 1 I 75 ', 150 7.5 150 75150 75 1501, 90 166
Stations on.J., Bt. A. A IL R. Ry......................................._.................................... 83 60 88 70 53 100 531100 1 S3i 1 COI! 53't 100 531100 i ] 53 100 5.1 100, fr1 116
P&latka.........._.._._........................ ....................._.............._............_.................. Zi 50 ,,80 I 60 45 90 15: 901 45, 9O; .f 90 4.5; 901 4.5 901 45 90,, 5R 1 065.'J1
Bt. AugustiDe..._........................................................................................._....... 83 60 88 I 70 53)1 100 I 5J: : 1 001 5.31 1 53. 100 1 5.3.,. 1001; 5.3 1 001 fr1 1 16
Stations on J. T. do K. W.Ry...... ...............................................N........................... 30 60 85 70 501 1 0011 501 1 001 SO'' 1 0011' 50 100 50! 1001(J ) 50: 100;: 501 1 00"" fr1 1 J6
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris............................................................... 1 10 60 1 208tattona 751; 1 I 75 1 75f 75 150 75 150I 7.511 5Oi,: 75!: 1 50H 90 16655f
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From Belair on South to Bent's Florida Inclusive RaUroad......_........................ ................................ ..... 3-5 70 40 801 I 551 1 JO''I'I! 55i" 1 IOtI,! 55; 1 10\1 5.S I 10 1 10, 551 1 10: 5511 10j i 68 1 26
From I.ongwood to Orlando, Inclusive............................_ ................... ......... 40 80 45 90: 601' 1 201'' (fiO., 120. : 601 120j, 1, 60 120 60.. 120' 60 120' 60 120 1'J 136
From GaUln to Lake Parker, Incluslve................................................. ...... 4'5' 90 50 100 I 65 I 651 130''' 65,' 130 65; I 1 30 65' 130! 6) 1 00: 651! 130 78 146
From Acton to Bartow .inclusive..NN............................._.................. ... 50 100 50 1 10,, ; 70, 140 70 1 401 701 140 70 140 70! 14 70 110: 70 140 8:1: 156
Stations on F. R. & N. \0.; north of and including Ocala.............................. 90 00: 6.5 130 65 130 611130 651 I 130 65,! 131 60S 130; 65\ 130 79 146
Stations on F. B: A N. Co. south ot OcalL-...................................................., 50 1 55 ; 1 101, 70 1 40 70 1 40! 70: 1 301 I 70 110i 70' 1 10 70 140; 70 J 40 81 J 56
Stations on Sanford do: Indian River R. R..........N................. ...._..................... 8.5 00'' 40 l t 80: i, 55 1 101 :55 1 10 55=> 1 1011! 551 I 1 10 551 110 5.5: I 10, 551' 1 10 68 126
Stations on Tavares Orlando A: Atlantic R. R....._............................................ W 1 001 55 i 1 10, ro 1 401 1 40. 70: 1 I 70 1 40 70 1 40; 70''t 1 40 I 70: 140 88 1 65
Gult points north Tam pa-.................................................................................... 5.5 1 101 I 60 120 75 1501 75 1.01') 75, 1 5011':! IJJ 75 150! 75'' 150; 75. 150t. 901! 166
Gulf points south Tampa......._..............._.......................................................... 75 1501, 80 t,1 60 95,I 1 90, 95190,! 95) ;f 1, 190 II I 95 190 9.51 I 1941! tW 1 00'951!\ I 1 90'! 1 101 I II 2 06

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CONNECTIONS.Double The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.]
I Excess capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata execs nt crjanres.
dally:fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car-load I 111 estimated 20,000 pounds' or .. ( Standard Boxes. Excess of tnls
Dally Cast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior I a tt"nnf will b*'. "har-ro'f tr,- <*"* ooqt.q 'S- '--.i .h!"m,...,. 'r>'1.fhp to nn. It"flnoff| Ito .

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and one consignee.
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not be required but good order and condition of shipments
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah will be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and the
Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage 'however
Twice week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such los"'* must attach solely, to the
Savannah Tuesdays and FrIdays. company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampshlp Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections a! those point will not
Savannah everyThunsday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be xiven for Insertion In .
Saturday. i Bill Lading and on the Way-bill. '
V6atling days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. I Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rates.
j No single shipment taken for less than 51 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti-
"OR SHIPPERS. { more. If shipped beyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rates of con.
(INFORMATION 1, netting lines and cost of transfer.

To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates connecting Stencils, shipping receipts and Information furnished on application to any of the agent ;. I
lines .$O.&bo"e rates. V For further Information, 11 needed, apply to AgentA of the lines or to _
The dimensions of the Standard Box for Oranges are 12x12x27 Inches, and the weight !i C. D. OWENS. JAMES L. TAYLOR: ; l
.itlmaUd at 80 pounds. i Trafflo.Manager, Savannah, Ga. Gen'l Freight Agent.8avannah' Ga.'fr4 V :


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't t With descriptions of FRUIT AND PRODUCE

I Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc.
Together with full descriptions of all the SOUTHERN FRUIT

'I CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE,& LEMON TREES 326 and 328 North Delaware Ave., Philadelphia
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Also Price List. Send for Catalogue to
I Established 1871. .
W. W. E3.A. 7 INS &i SGN, PrOpS.,



Consignments of oranges solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges with
i Budded from tried and approved varieties, and.on good healthy stocks. out having to send to auction. Remittances sent on day of sale. June8-ly
,1 1 Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS GRAPES and a general line
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, w. :E3:. :JJLiJ.C: > vV
.A-AJEfcOIfcsr:: ::: .A.eE.:: G-eorgreto'wrL, Fla ,

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I ..-V-ZEJ-r.A.. NTJR.S] ]: =I. SnawboITY ShiDDin$ [ Agent[ Fruit and ootablo[ Packin[

McBRIDE & KINGSBURY, Proprietors,


at Point LaVista,four miles up the St.Johns River. Boats land at wharf at Forwarding and Commission House S., F. & TV. R.R. Wharf,
the Nursery. A full supply of Fruit and Ornamental Trees suitable for the climate of
Florida. Orange Trees Budded from Bearing Trees. Only the i Largest: or King Seedlings se-
I lected for Stock. A large supply of Two-Year-Old Buds on hand this season. Budded Trees Where growers' supplies are on hand and for sale at lowest possible prices for
from 10 cents up. Groves Set Out Warranted..
REFERENCES-Bank of Jacksonville; Prof.Halllday State Agricultural College. Catalogue cash or to our patrons. Every necessary convenience for packing Oranges
sent on application. sep46mSAN
I f expeditiously, and in the best manner, by skilled workmen, at reasonable

MATEO NURSERIES. prices. Oranges direct from the groves for sale by the single box or car-load.
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A full stock of approved sort of ORANGE and LEMON Trees-One, E13TAI3LI8lf3ED 1876.BEAN .
I Two and Three-year buds. Trees fine and thrifty. Ornamental Evergreensa

specialty. Send for catalogue. E.

sep6m MAXWELL, ANDERSON & CO., San Mateo, Fla. ,
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Commission Merchant and Forwarder
. Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.
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Branch Packing-House, "Waycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.
Oranges, I..ern:: On.S ,
Tb..e orange ii iacl Lemon: : And other Fruits and Vegetables,

in Citrus Fruits, Peen-To and Honey Peaches, LeConte and PACKED, SHIPPED AND SOLD.

: Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

CA.TALOGUE FREE. Green Lemons:: :

Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton RIPENED

Island, St. Johns River. ro vv ere' Su.pp1:1.es.Have : : : .
a full stock Growers'Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
A. H. MANVILLE & CO. Boxes which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
(Bangor)Thin Wood,Dressed Pine Heading,Hoops,Manilla Orange Wraps,etc.,etc.,all of
the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.
Lakeland Polk Fla.
aug24-ly County
----- -- Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car.
F.A.JEI.: : VJEIUEl.eEEI.JES: : : : :: :
Send-for Oircular8 and Stencils. sep4-tf

SAN MATEO, PUTNAM COUNTY, FLA., Refrigerator Transportation for Strawberries and other Fruits to
Northern Markets.
Offer tor the season of 1885-6 a choice stock of


Consisting! of the well-tested, named varieties Homosassa Magnum Bonum Mandarin, SOUTHERN REFRIGERATOR Co.
Tangierine, "Mediterranean Sweet" etc. Also,

Sicily Lemon, Grape Fruit, Shaddock, Lime, BOWEN'S PATENT REFRIGERATORS) .

FIGS In variety Including the White Adriatic; CATLEY GUAVA,both red and yellowL Will be prepared to carry Strawberries for growers In Georgia and Florida to Northern
Y' ULBERRY, JAPAN PLUM, and other Fruit and Nut-bearing Trees Plantsa markets during the coming season.
n Shrubs suited to the climate of Florida. For rates and all Information apply to
"l j with prices sent on application. Address
Jacksonville Fla.
O. R. T11ACIIEU, Jttanager,
oc6-6m San Mateo;;Putnam.County Fla.flHAtAMILLIONQA dec7-3mos GEO. B. EDWARDS, Charleston, S. C.


iEiiil ITFA1RiiDSQUARE !JjEbU.lt' b3
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ANNUALLY SUPPLIED WITH "' ; relieving that if a man has dealt squarely with his! fellowmen -
6EO \)' bid patrons re his: best advertisers Invite all to
t O lP > l.8 make inquiry aof the character of my eeds among over a
r I million of Farmers Gardeners and Planters who have
S _- S ED-- _i M '. used them during the past thirty years. Raising a
l -EDs l fi" large portion of the feed cold,(few.reednen raise the
CA"' DGt1 ', seed they sell)I watt the first i-eedamau in the United
.A '- States to warrant(as per cntatogue)their purity and fresbneM.
I r DIy r.f>W Vfpetable aid) Fli-wer;eed Catalogue fr 1886! will be
Our Seed Warehouses,the largest iu, Our Green-house'Establishment at 1- ieit!FIIEE to nil whur Ifow York,are fitted up with every appliance I 1 Jersey City is the most extensive In my friend will find In it(and in none other) n new tm'i.- -mind; |Cabhajre.jcet .
for thelllagoorders. prompt and careful AnH rica. Annual Sales, 2). Million 1886 about ate early.e lit "-xnt'*.h u n.*:irlI..TICO. as
S _,j Plants. large James J.Il.Griry.:n U'blelud.HUM.

Our for 1886, of 140 pages. containing colored plates. descriptions and Illustrations
01 the NEST, BEST and RAREST SEEDS and PLANTS, will be mailed on receipt of SUBSCRIBE FOR THE
6 Ctf. (In stamps) to cover postage. .




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; Great Southern Fre Passenger Route between New England and HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES

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CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.................._.....................Thursday, February 4,at 6:00 p.m r
GATE CITY, Cap. Hedge........................................_........Thursday, February 11, at 10:30 a. m o: E3 ,
CITY OK MACO. Capt. Kelley.........................................Thursday, February 18,at 6:00 p.m a ., m
GATE CITY Capt." Hedge.....-............................................Thursday, February 25,at 11:00 a. m O W .
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley..................._........................Thursday, March 4,at 5:00 p.m ,
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge............._..._............................Thursday, March 11, at 9:30: a.m AR: TI-JE nE ;1NJTJW33.,
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley............................._..........-Thursday, March 18,at 4:30 p. m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge............... .....................................Thursday, March 25,at 10:00 a.m Prof. Isaac stone In his article on Orange culture In the trade edition of the Time*Union,
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley....................._........................Thursday, April 1, at 4:00 p. m October,1885,says: "Of all the fertilizers ed on some 15,000treesthe Clark's CoveOrangeTree : -
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge...........................................................Thursday, April 8,at 8:30 p. m Food gave better results than any other used." Send for Pamphlet and full particulars -

Through Bills Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad Georgia, Savannah, Florida t WIGHTMAN &: CBRIS-rOPHER,State Agents.
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. dec7-tr --- --- -- --
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For Freight, Passage, and Rooms apply to Bit ARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah -

For Tickets Ga. apply to Waycross Railroad Offices. :-'SE 3lU18CRASS SULKY PLOT
iepl-85 HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G.S.Agent,24 Bay Street.

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CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt.Catharine.......................................Friday, January 292:30 p. m '
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kemp ton................................................-Monday, February 1 1- 4:30: p. m CAN BE HANDLED BY ANY ONE WITHOUT INSTRUCTIONS.A
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher............................ ..............Wednesday, February 35:30 p.m convincing proof|of the superiority of the nLrEm.'T any other Sulky Plovr i I" tin -
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlckerson.._..................................Friday,Fey ruary 57:00 a.m tact that we place it with farmers everywhere
CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. H. C. DaggetU.......................Monday, February 88:30 a. m ;
CHATTAHOOCHEE Capt. Catharine......_..................._Wednesday,February 10-10:30 a. m tTOISr: O73R.X.4L: : 1 ;
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton...................................................Friday,February 12-12.-00 n'n Not a solitary one has yet been returned. Thi: i is unprecedented in, the history of improve1' '
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher..................................?.............Monday, February 153:00 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlck rson.............................Wednesday, February 17- 6:00 p. m implements.THOS.
CITY "F SAVANNAH,Capt. H. C. Daggett..........................Friday, February 19- 7:1))X()a. m fflEBKLE fc CO.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine...:...............................-Monday..February 22- 9:00 a. m ,
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton..........................................Wednesday, February 21-10:30 a. m Maiiufac'turers of
TALLAHASSEE:! Capt.Fisher..............._................................Friday, February 26-12:00 n'n
Steamers do not carry Passengers.] R!! !NC CULTIVATORS
.JUNIATA, Capt. DaKKetl............. ........_......._..................... Saturday December 54:30 p.m WALKING AND ,
DE:880UU: ,Capt. ..............._.......................__..............Saturday, December 129:00 a. m
JUNIATA, Capt.T DaSSett: ..................................................._.Saturday,December 193:00 p. m OTTON AND COP! P'',. NTERS. &c., '&cLOU3" ..:
DESSOUG, Capt.- ......_........... ..................._..._.............Saturday, December 269:00 a. m KY.
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Connecting with the Savannah,':Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwestvia

.. HENRY'YONGE Savannah. For, Agent further, particulars apply to G. M. SORREL Agent, 10(0; 41: 0 iEL, ;::0 S;

Pier No.35 North River, New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. sy

J.W.D.L.HASIIAGENf JAM: Agent Eastern, 13 S.Third Agent Street Sav.,PhUadelphla.Florida ut Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway,N.Y. OF HARD WOOD CUT WITH ONE FILING BY ONE OF OUR CELEBRATED

y to Waycross railroad Offices. For Rooms apply to G. M. SORREL,, .
aug I,'83-ly H. R. CHRISTIAN, Gen'l Soliciting Agent,62 Bay street.
This Is the Indiana
record of a practical Sawyer with the King of
Saws, made from our Special English Tool Steel,capable of holding an
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edge longer tban any other saw made. We challenge the world to equal it.ii .
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Per ton ANALYSIS: 4 1i .
I quote at Jacksonville 10 to 20 tons ..118.50'1 Per cenl '
I' .. 5 to 10 tons. ., 19.50 Moisture . ... .... .. . &0((i
under 5 tons 20.50 Nitrogen,equal Ammonia.. ........ 7.X Price, $1.00 per fob including Handles and Gauge. Furt'shed either regular
Price at Mills,at Madison, Fla.,$1.50 per ton I Phosphoric Acid,equal Bone Phosphates 5.11 extra thin back. Any one sending this card,with an order for a Saw of any leneth..will be gangs' or
less than above. Potash...... .... ... ... ..... .ltolj< with one of ourCelcbrated.Crite4n Saw Seta We take this method of introducing these eeta presented to the

J j.: General Agent for Madison Oil Mills. H. Dudley Coleman Agent, New Orleans


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