The Florida dispatch
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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: March 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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Holding Location: University of Florida
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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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New Series: Vol. 5No. 10 Published by CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Jacksonville, Fla. Price 5 cents

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Monday, March 8, 1886. ESTABLISHED 1869. 82.00 per Year in advance ; postage free.
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most varied in its topographical and impressions of a stranger, however The genesis of a "paper city" is as
natural products. It is not easy to honestly formed, are liable to be mistaken follows: Some speculative person di-
travel over, and quick journeys by and injurious because mistaken. rects the attention of capitalists in
Florida Defended. rail and steamboat or hack are not "PAPER CITIES." New York, Chicago: Cincinnati or
conducive to either comprehensivenessor Against these the exposures of your elsewhere to the opportunity presentedby
, Jacksonville Board of Trade on the Resourcesof accuracy of view. It is a State correspondent are directed with crushing Florida's. "boom" and the general
the State-Truth Plainly Stated-North- '
I also which curious force. We wish hiip in interest which is felt in the State
f..,;j."" t\_.. '...,..1 1 "- ern Speculators Blamed-How the presents many con godspeed :
"Paper jured City"a Rich Frauds and Rising Have In- tradictions to general accepted theo- his work. If its effect could be to I throughout the country. They chip ina \I
Country. ries of natural phenomena. The east- prevent the sale of another lot or the' little money, send a man to Floridato
ern and southern portions of the State, investment of another dollar in these prospect and buy a lot of land
[From theN. Herald,of Feb.20.]
JACKSONVILLE, Feb. 20, 1886. where unimproved, present to the eye speculative schemes it would be to the where they can get it cheapest and on
apparently interminable wastes of benefit of Florida. The occasional easiest terms. Having bought the
To the Editor of the Herald: sand. One seeing this sand for the irony of circumstances is well illus- land they have it surveyed off into

You have courteously accorded us first time naturally supposes it to trated by these"paper cities." Florida diminutive "city lots," get up flaming
space in which to reply to some of the be of the same character as the arid, must bear the odium of them, thoughher circulars, open handsome offices in
letters and to correct some of the mis- silicious, unproductive sand of the position is that of victim, not of some Northern city, flood the Northern -
statements regarding Florida which Northern seaboard. Yet from that participant. They are labelled "Flor- newspapers with advertisements
have appeared recently in your col- sand, with scarcely any fertilizing, i ida frauds," though Floridians have and sell their lots to people who have
umns. In availing ourselves of this will rise the most opulent spectacle in had nothing to do with them, and never seen Florida and most of whom

privilege we shall make no personal nature, an orange tree in full bearing; have discountenanced and discredited never expect to see it. No Floridianhas
attacks and indulge in no recrimina- and on it, with similar cultivation, them from the start. If every lot in anything to do with it, nor even
tions. We believe that your corres- may be raised as abundant crops of everyone of them could be sold, thereis hears of it,except through the Northern -
pondent's letters were dictated by a corn and vegetables as upon the loamy hardly a single Floridian who would newspapers, or through dupes,
desire to tell the truth as he saw or soils of the North and West. Su also profit by their success. who, in their disappointment, anathe-
understood it. Much that they con- of the hammocks. To the unaccustomed To illustrate: Belmore City is a mize Florida because they are deceived -

tain is both true and pertinent, but < . there is also much in them that is untrue and irreclaimable swamps ; yet cago im-n and operated from Chicago speculators. The earnest hope of

or but partially true, and between when cleared} and drained, as they headquarters. St. Andrew's Bay is, every man whose interests are identified
these we shall endeavor to discrimi- : readily can be, they furnish a soil upon in like manner, a Cincinnati project with those of Florida is that your
nate, not captiously, but frankly and which can be raised without fertilizing The much advertised Silver Springs correspondent's exposure, coupled with
fairly. nearly every product of the temperate Park is a New York venture, with the recent freeze, may blight and
And first we ask the readers of those zone and of the sub-tropics. The gen- headquarters! in New York and ChI- wither every one of these "Florida
letters to bear in mind that they are eral low level of the country and the cago, operated by New Yorkers with frauds."
the fruit of observations extendingover saturated soil would seem to furnishthe New York money. Not one of these LEGITIMATE TOWN BUILDING. ,
but two or three weeks of time, conditions for all-prevailing nula-, enterprises is worked in Florid i as a Before( "paper cities" were known,
and also to bear in mind that hastily ria, yet the official statistics of the Florida project.' They are not adver- an industry had arisen and flourishedin
formed conclusions regarding new United States Government, as com- tised in Florida newspapers, and while Florida which at a casual glance

'. ..R scenes and new communities are very piled by Surgeon-General Lawson, the cities named above are delugedwith closely resembled the paper city
Si ri' ": liable to be incorrect. It is hardly show that. there is less mortality from their circulars and other liter- schemes, and which your correspondent -
".: possible that they can be trustworthy malarial diseases in Florida than in ature, not a document prospectus of has not yet discriminated!! from
in all particulars. Florida is a very any State in the Union. any of them can be obtained here in them. We refer to legitimate town
large State. It is the largest Stateeast These are clearly established facts, Jacksonville, which is the headquarters building. In spite of the surface resemblance -
of the Mississippi, and it is also the and they serve to show that the first for information about Florida. this is a very different mat98 -

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ter from the "paper cities." In legit- be readily seen and is not so disastrousas nearing completion, and runs down the inhabitants was about the same in

imate town building the site is necessa- was at first anticipated. The dam- Peace river, crossing it about half wayto the two States; yet Florida expended

rily chosen with reference to produc- ages to sour, sweet and bitter sweet the terminus on Charlotte Harbor, $172.178 upon her schools in 1884,

tions of soil and facilities of transportation orange trees, is comparatively nothing; I when transportation will be perfected and Georgia only $653,868, or not

; for the plan is'to sell ttf people to nursery stock, the tops were singednot i to all parts by land and by water, and two-thirds of what she ought to have

who actually inspect the spot with a killed ; and to bearing trees the the only things needed to rapidly set- raised to keep pace with Florida.
view to settlement and the earning of freeze was rather an advantage than tle and develop this section is saw millsto Florida Paper Cities.

a living, not to people at a distance, otherwise, killing all scale or other saw lumber for building purposes, "
"Cities, (says Prof. A. H. Curtiss,)
who buy a lot precisely as they buy a insects, and has proven that this is the and hotels to feed the mechanics, land-
"are springing up on every hand like
ticket in lottery.. The lots in these home of the orange ; and if we judge seekers and tourists. As things are at wild flowers. An unobservant person

towns are large enough to afford a yard from precedent the orange can alwaysbe present,there is no accommodation for might walk right over some of them

around the house, a vegetable garden succeefully raised here without fear many persons at one time. Hotels area
without knowing it. But if they are
sufficient for the needs of a family, or a of being injured by cold. The oldest necessity, and the men who build
not all as large as London, their num-
small orange grove such as one man orange grove in Manatee county was them will strike oil, as also the saw
ber compensates in a measure for lack
may care to look after. Together with planted on the Manatee River by mill men. There are millions of fine
of size. If they were all like London,
the lots in the towns the opportunityis Capt. Wm. B. Hooker in 1846, now pine and cypress timber, and nothingbut
Florida would be all city, and surely
always provided to acquire large the property of the heirs of Col. Wm.T. little pepperbox mills to saw it, that would be a pity."

tracts of land at lower prices sufficiently Turner. They are the oldest and and they never have surplus lumberon I .

near the town to give occupants the largest trees, and the best paying their yards to build a cart-body. A State News.

advantages which the proximity of a grove agreeable to number of trees. good mill on Peace river is a paying Shade trees are being put out in

town affords. The object which the This grove dispels the theory that old enterprise.The large numbers in Green Cove.

projectors of such towns set before orange trees decay and die. And business outlook is good for The honey and Peen-to peaches are

themselves is to attract actual settlers, those that have orange groves should merchants and mechanics, and there is in full bloom in Clay county.

people who after purchase will settle appreciate them much more since the room here for several stores, wheel- The railroad from Gainesville to

and live there. In most of them there cold wave, if they were not injured I wright shops, blacksmith and shoe Lake City was completed last week.

are restrictions upon the sale of lots to they never will be by cold. I shops, and for a shingle machine Columbia county orange trees were

persons who will not stipulate to occupy The crop will be larger this year There are thousands of acre of land only slightly damaged by the freeze.A .

and improve them. than the past year, as many more trees unsettled equally as good as now set- semi-monthly packet line is to

Some of the most flourishing townsin are coming into bearing, and they are tled, with a climate that cannot be ex- run from Kissimmee to Fort Bassen-

Florida to-day, with a contentedand now budding out and full of blossoms. celled, and health that is unsurpassed ; ger.A

prosperous population, have begun ; The Florida lemon comes out with- a soil, if not as rich as the Yazoo valley new steam cotton gin is to be

i in this way and such enterprises ought out a wound ; though sickly, badly that produces free and without erected Granger's. Landing,in Jackson -

not to be confounded with "paper cit- damaged as were the limes, those that drain, and the great variety of crops county.At

ies." These are genuine Florida pro- were cut back are now sprouting out that can be raised, and no fear of sun- Keuka watermelons are up, Irish
the others are alien schemes of stroke or freezing. All that is neededis potatoes are looking fine and straw-
jects ; at the top and the damage is trifling; berries will soon be ripe.
outside speculators.THE those not cut back\ not doing so well. some capital to begin with, and en-
I TRUTH ABOUT FLORIDA. No fear of bad results. For During the past year 163 new
All trees that are frozen should be at ergy. buildings were erected in Orlando at
Much more might be written, but the once cut back as the flow of sap from particulars, addressF. a cost of about $240,000.
limit of with which are will- C. M. BOGGESS.
space you the is
roots not strong enough to Only twenty or thirty out of the one
ing to accommodate us is probably counteract the frosted sap from the Fort Ogden, Fla., Feb. 22,1886. hundred Scotch Colonists who went to

reached. In conclusion, we have onlyto top, so cut below where the freeze has *. Sara Sota have remained.

say that Florida is not afraid of the injured your trees. The guava is Florida. Land sales in Hernando county are
that is fanciful and Florida will go on in her era of pros-
truth. Much ex- killed to the ground, except some one reported good. Several tracts have
has been about perity. That it has the climate and hands recently.
published changed
aggerated year olds that are now in full leaf and
her in times past ; much that is unjust not injured ; our'supply of guavas this the soil has been fully demonstrated, Tampa wants a park commission to

and injurious is being published about year will be very limited, though we and all it will require is capital and see after ornamenting the streets and
the push of our Northern men, with its with trees and shrubs.
her now. But we rest serene in the only lose one crop, which is noth- squares
confidence that the truth will at last be ing in comparison to the cost of raising own citizens, to bring it up to the full- Thirty miles of iron on the White .
and from that have est development that has been predict. road to Daytona have been laid and
established, we them and the pleasure of eatingthe
ed by its most enthusiastic admirers.In the work is steadily progressing.
Florida is land
fear. not
nothing to a with milk, or making pies.
of lotos-eaters, where it is always afternoon guava short, we do not discover any suit- There will be more vegetables raisedin
Bananas are badly damaged, but able occupation for the alarmist or Hernando county this spring thanin
and where without
a man can '
are not killed outright ; they are now croaker at this juncture of Florida any year in her previous history.
labor the fruits of the earth and
reap sprouting out. Pine-apples damaged, affairs ; in fact, that class of men are Work has been temporarily suspended -
the fullness thereof. But it is
enjoy a but not killed. Cocoa-nuts are all because exist on the repairs of Fort Marion,
always a curse, they on
land where honest industry can rely sprouting out ; of course the leavesare and demoralization at St. Augustine, for want of material.
disorganization ,
with certainty upon reaping its just killed. Mango-apples\ are killedto when The rates of fare charged on rail-
and are never completely happy
reward, and where capital finds unequalled roads and steamboats in Florida are
the ground, or nearly so; they are the of individualsor
viewing prosperity
opportunities for investment.It lower this season than ever before
not yet sprouting ; also, Avocado pear States. Florida will come out of
is also a land which, in spite of one
freeze in fifty years, offers to mankindthe trees. Dates are not injured. Sugar- the freeze under the balmy influencesof The Florida Southern will build a
apples are injured, but not killed. and the of her Homeland Polk A
balmiest and most benign of win- her climate nerve depot at county.
Tamarinds are pretty sick ; they are, I friends.-Manchester (N. H.) Union. hotel is to be built there also as soon
ter climates. Respectfully, think, killed to the ground. Upon the as possible.A .

CHARLES H. JONES, whole, the damage to the great Peace Georgia and Florida. petition is being circulated and

W. T. FORBES, river section is trifling, and in a fcw Georgia is doing much less toward pretty generally signed to build a

DEXTER HUNTER, months no one could tell, from the appearance -I the education of her children than bridge across Peace River, at Arcadia,

Committee of the Jacksonville Boardof of the fruit trees, that there other States which have not only less Manatee county.

Trade. wealth but also load of The new opera-honse of Mr. Gen-
had been a cold wave. All vegetationis a greater
-*- ovar at St. Augustine is completed.It .r.t
The Cold at Fort Ogden, and Other now springing. Corn, peas, beans, rance. Florida in 1880 had only about will hold an audience of 1000 people -,

Matters. melons, etc., in many places are planted one-sixth the population and less than without crowding. (

Editors Florida Dispatch: and up, and growing finely. one-eighth the resources of Georgia, Webster has organized a Vegetable R

The effect of the late cold can now The Florida Southern Railroad is while the percentage of negroes to all Growers' Association with a memberI :- ,







shin of 31. Acreage represented 150. berger tract of land to Northern capi-- is laid to within thirty miles of that |gone, our orange trees remain. Our

-Orange Leaf. talists for $20,000. place. The completion of the road is vegetable gardens are green, fresh

An, enemy, in the shape of a small It is safe to say, says the Bronson now only the work of a few days, which
spider'that eats the terminal buds, has Times, that within a radius of three will give Palatka direct communication j ginning to bite, so we have no occasion

been discovered on the LeConte pear miles from the court-house there are I with the Gulf coast.-Palatka 1 to join the croakers who are cryingout

trees at News, 26th.* < 'hard times."
MacClenny.Some now 50,000 trees set in grove shape, I
of our and a large number of them in bear- The St. Augustine Weekly makes Pine-apples, at Lake Worth, are

that some of the orange large sweet growers trees assert were ing. the following plea for the live oak : Alive ,said to be growing nicely, and thoseon
oak tree wants to be let alone.'
( the islands around Key West will
less'affected by the cold than the sour
ones.-Green Cove Spring. colonists Anybody who is not a landscape gardener '\ yield a heavy crop this spring. These
knows that. A live oak tree'
islands have also immense cocoanut
left the State. have located in
The steamer Duke, belonging to Mr. was intended by nature: to stretch out groves on them. It is thought these
West Florida in
Frank! Johnson, arrived at DeFuniak some are prospecting its arms, and a crippled tree of that keys will soon be devoted entirely to
Springs last week Wednesday and was South Florida and others are yet undecided sort is one of the saddest of very sad I the growth of the cocoanut. Messrs.

successfully' launched on the lake. as to their future movements. things. Please do not trim the shapely Field & Osborne already have about

A large force is at work cutting out Work is rapidly progressing on the limbs of the beautiful oak of the 80,000 growing on Key Biscayne. An

the'line and grading on the new Mil- new railroad from DeLand to New South advantage which Florida possessesover

len road to Jacksonville, a few miles Smyrna. The grade of the road is There was a sharp frost, and some the West India Islands and other

beyond the Satilla river in Georgia.It completed from New Smyrna to with- ice, Sunday morning, says the Lees- tropical regions where the cocoanut is

is that the in two miles of DeLand, and two hun- burg News of the 27th. A good many grown,is nearness to the United States
thought crop dred hands are now at work at this bean and tomato plants turned up their market.
of this will
year bring more money end of the! line.Opinions toes. It the
into Gadsden than has been seems as though vegetablecrop The railroad station, or depot, at
drawn there by other planted.A of experienced an intelli- at least so far as beans, peas and Seville, Fla., is a unique structure.

any crop gent fruit growers, says the Waldo tomatoes are concerned, is destined not. The corners show the logs lapping and

new ordinance in St. Augustine Advertiser, predicted Upon recent to prove a bonanza to producers. Cabbage protruding about a foot, and the .

imposes a fine of $100 and imprisonment development, and the rapid growthand Irish potatoes and onions may weatherboarding is faced the same

I for sixty days, for violation of putting forth of buds and leaves yet come out all right. rounding style as the sides of the logs',

the ordinance against gambling and by orange trees are favorable and indicate The mills on the Jacksonville, St. giving the building the appearance ofa

I lottery swindles. but little comparative damage. Augustine and Halifax River Railroadare modern log house. The exterior is
I finished in natural wood and varished.
To shipping large quantities of
say that from 600 to 800 acres of cypress
Two hand Florida
elegant books on The interior is finished
vegetables have been planted in the shingles per schooners North. One being as rapidlyas
have recently been i issued in London An old-fashioned brick
vicinity of Sumterville and PanasofF- schooner took away 60,000 last week possible.
kee, is not putting it too strong.- by the South Publishing Company. from St. Augustine, and another is fireplace, with a sandstone mantel
Sumterville Times.: They are large volumes and are en- now loading 300,000 at the south shore piece, adorns one of the waiting-rooms,

titled "Sunny Florida" and "Florida ferry, at that place. Cedar shinglescome and all the appointments are first-
The Senate bill appropriating $150- Portrayed." These volumes are being there from the Eastern States, class.
000 for a public building at Jacksonville used to induce British immigration to
and : Hansell
cypress and pine are shipped from Mr. a prominent sugar man-
has Florida.At
been .
referred to the House here to the Eastern cities. ufacturer from New Orleans, ia i the

committee, and will be reported favor- the meeting of the Board of gentleman under contract to completea
ably' within a week. On Friday Feb. 27th, Mr. W. H.
Trade of Fernandina, held on Monday Pillow, of Jacksonville, received his sugar works at Kissimmee city, having -

Building is going on very actively of last week, the following officers first shipment of strawberries. Five a capacity of 10,000 pounds of

' around ''Maitland. A dozen or more were elected: President, W. B. C. quarts were from Mr. H. E. Steward, refined sugar per day, and to cost (

new houses are in course of erection, Duryee; vice-president, J. H. Pres- of Panasoffkee, and five were from Mr.\ $8 0,000. Mr. Disston and his associat -

and we hear of many more to be com- cott; governors, Thomas Kydd, Sam- W. P. Gulick, of Mount Dora. Mr. ?s, as an individual enterprise will

pleted during the summer. uel A. Swann, Frederick W. Hoyt, H. Pillow that his advices indicate pi nt 800 acres of sugar cane this
J. Baker, Charles W. Lewis. says spring ; an agent is now in Cuba purchasing -
The firing of the woods about Green that in nearly all the cases the straw-
the seed which will
Cove has begun, and considerable The Orlando Park Association has berry plants are uninjured, and the reach Kissimmee via cane the,Plant Invcstmfent
damage has resulted thus far. C. C. contracted to complete the drive around crop is coming out all right, thoughlate. I Mascotte-

Burrows' fences and buildings were Lake Eola. The lake has already He looks for a good crop from Company's steamers
and the South Florida railroad.
:i destroyed Sunday of last week. been lowered one foot and a half, and all parts of the State.A I I i
will be lowered another foot still. 'The I ;jA number of Boston capitalists
I new steamer, the North State the
is ,
Leesburg making an effort to
set marsh land of the islands
the them
on west side of the have bought one at
t and handsomest boat that
largest was
cure the Methodist College now located lake will be drained by pipes laid fromit uth of the Caloosahatchie river,
' at'Orlando, but which is wheels in ever run on the lakes has been pur-
on I.
into the lake. which is about ninety miles south of
'I readiness to be removed to the town chased by Captain S. W. Wallace and intend build \;
Tampa Bay. They to
which will make the highest bid. The Board of Health of Pensacola Mr. M. M.\ Haines of Leesburg. She on this island a town, which shall form ,

The Scotchmen keeps at their office a complaint book will be run on Lakes Harris and Eus- the southern terminus of the Florida
were so much pleased :
tis in connection with the Florida Railway I
matters the
needing attention
I with the beautiful hill country about Southern railroad. The town will be
and Navigation Company which
of the '
Tallahassee that several of them have Sanitary Inspector can on the line of the most direct commu-
notified Mr. HcDougall of their inten- be noted. It is the privilege and dutyof company is now making arrangementsto nication between Jacksonville and the
build number of fine wharves
citizen to call the attention of a on
tion every North and Havana. It will become
to return soon.-Tallahassean. a
Lakes Harris and Eustis for the land-
the Inspector, by means of this book, very important point. The land was
The cost of the bridge over the Su- to any place needing attention.In ing of the steamer. originally sold by Mr. Disston at $1.25an

wannee at Branford, is to be $10,700, 1882, the list of arrivals at the There is money in beans, cucumbersand acre. The Boston company paid
of which the town pays $700 and Jacksonville hotels in tomatoes this season, if you can for the island at the rate of $10 an
Suwannee and LaFayette counties the was 24,911 ; them
get into market early. This will
1883-4, the registry ran to 31-
balance. Three years are allowed to up be the best for acre.The
season vegetables we
457 ; and, in 1884-5, it reached 36-, Leader can now herald to the
pay money. 072 ; while up the 1st of March\ the have had for a long time. To secure world that grading operations beganon

The Quincy Herald says that more present season is 31,980, with a great the high fancy prices you have onlyto our new outlet to the north last

tobacco will be planted in Gadsden number of boarding-houses omitted, get your vegetables into market Tuesday, when a force of twenty-two

county this year than for the past and the "season" two months longer to early. Don't plant too large a crop of Italians began throwing dirt for the

twelve years and next year the num- anything in the vegetable line, but : Florida Midland Railroad inside the

ber of acres put in this crop will be run.Most cultivate well what you do plant witha i corporate limits of Kissimmee. This
greatly increased. if not all, of the orange trees view to getting your truck in early. force will be increased as rapidly as
near Jacksonville are showing new Plant the long, cucumber and
A Southern laborers can be found, and the com-
California Citrus Fair growth. Even those which were sup- use stable manure if you want to suc- have have
to the
is to be held at Chicago about the mid. posed to have had their outer branchesall ceed well.-Lee burg News. pany guaranteed
road and in order
dle of this month. completed running
The next killed
move are now giving promise
( the Times-Union A Northern man writes to a friendof by November 1st, this year. The Midland -
says ) will be for more or leas bloom. This is an extra-
Florida to hold one in St. Louis, andso ordinary fact, and it makes the fruit his living in Volusia county, to company are working under their
meet them halfway. all come back North, as the cold had own charter, but they are taking, as
grower jubilant the St.
-' Johns. along killed everything in Florida. In re- rapidly as possible, all the necessary
The slanderers of Florida's fair fame ply the resident of Volusia says: "The "red tape" and legal steps to secure

have failed to drive purchasers from The work of grading the Florida cold weather has not chilled us to that the privileges and franchises of tte:

the,State. J. F. Dunn of Orlando, Southern Railway to Charlotte Harbor extent that we are disgusted with Flor- Lake Shore Railroad.-Kistimmet

has just sold 800 acres of the Eichel- will fye completed. to-day, and the track ida. If our pine-apple and guavas are Ltader.r .


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England with 800,000,000 eggs annu- or,if I may be allowed the term,if the account, permit them to have access to

@_i ally.There bird is a pure cross. But those who water, except to drink, as it will be

--- ,- -- __ __ __ _.m___ is no danger of any monopolyin keep pure birds can readily realize a fatal to them should they get saturated -
The Poultry Industry. the business of raising poultry and good price for them at any poultrysale with it. This may seem strangeto

Editors Florida Dispatch : eggs for market. They are articles and the eggs for breeding pur- some, water being the natural element -

Ten or a dozen years ago if a man that always command ready sale at poses form an important item to their of the duck, yet it is nevertheless -

had made the assertion that as much remunerative prices. Every farmercan profit. true. Young ducks should never

money could be realized from poultryin do his share towards supplyingthe Let us suppose we stock our yard be allowed to swim until they have

proportion to the amount of capital demand for these articles of mer- with a Rouen drake and three ducks, exchanged their down for feathers.

invested as from any other class of chandise, and, with only a small ex- this breed is preferred, being the hard- Give them occasionally, on a warm

live stock on the farm, he would have pense, reap a reward for his labor that iest, but should Aylesbury and Pekinbe day, a shallow dish to wash in ; but

been hooted at by those who considered will repay him handsomely.It selected, if they can be kept on a that must be to the extent of their in

themselves the "knowing ones" and is useless, however, to expect evena dry soil, and in a warm situation, they dulgence. Should one accidently get

deemed a fit subject for a lunatic fair degree of profit from fowls that will thrive as well. i wet and take cramps, it must be

asylum. But things have changed are allowed to shift for themselves, These ducks generally commence wrapped in flannel and placed near the

since then, and today there is scarcelya keeping the old mongrel or dunghill. laying in February, and will lay for fire.Should

village or hamlet within the broad stock from year to year, and from gen- five months, with the intermission of it not appear to recover, giveit

domain of these limited State, but eration to generation, and allowing about a week or a fortnight, twice or ten drops of gin, diluted in ten

can boast of its breeder of pure bred them to breed as they will, without I thrice during the time. It is probablethat drops of water. This may be repeatedtwo

fowls, and the venerable old fossils who paying any attention the matingand two of these ducks will desire to or three times at intervals of halfan

have trod in the paths of their forefathers selecting of the breeding stock.I sit, and if so let them sit. If they hour.-Pacific Poultry Gazette.

year after year and generationafter On the contrary, if anything like ordinary have laid well, that is steadily throughall I II I 4

success is expected or desired, weather, we do not often find that, The Poultry Business.The .
generation, are beginning to see
the error of their ways, and the "oldhens" give them the same degree of attention I like the hen, that they will begin laying poultry interests of the land is

that would bestow other after off enough to arouse one's ambitionif
, of divers forms and colors are you upon immediately they are put any
kinds of live stock ; provide suitable sitting.Let. ( they have any). The census of
giving way to the advent of the
accommodations for their comfort and 1880 discloses the fact that in these
the duck have from twelve to
Brahmas, Cochins, Plymouth Rocks,
health the best stock obtainableof United States the production ol poul-
get fifteen and if allow her
Wyandottes, Leghorns and I other pure eggs, possible,
bred varieties. This change is more some of our best improved thoroughbred to choose her own place for sitting. try and eggs was $177,677,178 per an-

) universal in the Northern States, varieties, and our word for it,you This should be in a separate divisionof num. The egg and poultry traffic of
f will be pleased with the result. this country has risen to an importancewhich
where almost every f farmer who is alive the duck house, set aside solely for
Let our American farmers few comprehend. The -
especially aggregate
: to his own interests and who has the sitting.
of the South, who have all the transactions in the commercial
least spark of the spirit of progress'inhis The. duck will leave her eggs only ,
facilities at hand for so doing, producethe metropolis alone amounts to fully
being, has adopted the purt, when desired. The door of the house
poultry and required by the $8,000,000. Some there will be
eggs say
bred varieties of poultry as being I should be gently opened, and she
American people, so that we shall not an over-supply. They will never meet
the most profitable. While in the should be called, and then allowed to
be compelled to import them from the demand in this country. Five anda
Sunny South the land of flowers, and return of her own accord. She will
Denmark and other foreign countries. half million dozens ((5,467,262)) have
the.land of all lands adapted to the cover her eggs carefully, and must
America is large enough, and her pop- been imported from Europe in eleven
successful of be her freedom. She
rearing poultry, we are always permitted .
ulation small, when compared with months, valued at $732,234 by custom-
slowly but surely following the example will not abuse it and is very impatient
other countries, and there is no good house valuation, 13J cents per dozen
of our northern brethren.To of restraint.
reason why we should be sending to for eggs that were probably forty days
give a correct statistical accountof She should have
access to a pond,
other nations for a production that old on arrival. The product of eggs
the poultry industry of the United or tub of water, in which she can
could just as easily as not be raised at might be doubled without materially
States would be a task we are unable bathe this is the well
as to
I home, and at the same time form a necessary diminishing prices. It is a fact that
to perform, but we can safely say that being of the ducklings in the
revenue to our American farmers. eggs. few States in our country producethe
there is no other class of domestic live ORION. The time of incubation is twenty
number of that are consumed
stock that will pay as large a per cent. -. -.- -- eight days, and the duck should not eggs
within its own boundaries. It is esti-
I of profit as will poultry, if properly Raising Ducks. be disturbed when hatching out. She
mated that one-half of the sold
cared for. It needs care and attentionas The breeds of Ducks recognized as must not be closely confined when incubation -
from the Boston market are what are
well as other live stock,and withoutcare the standards are Aylesbury, Call, is completed, for if deprivedof
called Western and Eastern eggs, be-
no kind of stock will pay. Crested White, Cayuga, Black East In- her liberty she will destroy her
sides the vast quantities imported.
We find that a careful estimate as dian, Muscovy, Pekin, and the Rouen. y. ung. Where hens as well as ducksare
These circumstances make a good
I shown by the statistics of the United Of these the first and last two are the kept> I would advise several sit-
steady demand for fresh native eggs,
j States for 1880, places the value of most esteemed ; the Aylesbury for its tings of ducks to be made during the
and such will command a premium of
eggs produced in the United States large, white eggs, good constitution, season, and be placed under hens, (a four or five cents a dozen.-Manchester ..

during that year at upwards of $240- and rapid fattening qualities ; the l large hen will cover twelve or fifteen Mirror.

000,000 and the value of poultry con- Rouen for its early maturing, it being eggs) and were only three ducks are .

sumed in the same year at $300,000000 ,- more hardy than any other breed, and kqt, many cannot be reared unless A good condition powder for poul-

making a total of $540,000,000. their eggs are large, and a large num- by incubators. Let the egg be ex- try and stock : One pound of fenu-

p 0-. Just think of it for a moment, and tell ber produced in the season. amined after having been sat upon ten greek, one pound l salt, one pound sul-

me if you can what other stock will The selection of stock birds is one days, and reject these( which are trans- phate soda, half pound sulphate iron,

show such an array of figures, and of the most important consideration.The pan nt.After. half pound black antimony. Mix

when it is taken into considerationthat cross between the Rouen and the ducklings are all ha ched, thoroughly, flavor with sassafras! bark

millions of dozens of eggs are imported Aylesbury is much in favor. The let them alone for twenty-four hours. ground fine. Dose : teaspoonful to

into this country annually from flesh is said to be much improved in They will then be ready for food, small and tablespoonful to large stock,

Europe, we find that large as the flavor by the cross; but, notwithstanding which must consist of hard boiled eggs, twice a week till appetite improves.

figures appear, there is still a demand this, I would say to all who breed minced and mixed with oatmeal. Sulphur may be added. if desired.

-' for more,and we should not only be for profit to keep pure breeds. When three or four days old they That grace will-m-S*carry us, if we do

'- able to supply this demand for home The laying capacities of the birdsare may have oatmeal mixed with milk,
not wilfully betray our success, victo-
consumption, but also be able to cope unaffected, whether pure orcro&sed, and a little grain, rice, etc. Keep riously through all difficulties.-jJant-

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that organ. This experiment has others. Children and elderly people Nothing can be more effective than

demonstrated the fact that the blood need more than those in middle life. great masses of it in prominent places ;

flows more slowly through the blood I But there are those who do not sleepas but: I do not think, unfashionable

Sleep.We vessels,and that the vessels themselvesare much they ought to. This is a mistake though the opinion may be, that

are such stuff" much smaller than when the animal which, if they live, they will crosses and wreaths of holly are halfso

Is As dreams are made of; and our little life is awake. As, it is known, as greatly regret. But regrets will then pretty as those of the graceful
rounded with a 81eep.-Tempest.
above stated, that the heart in man be of no avail, and the loss can never ground pine, which is found in all
Charles Kingsley was once asked
beats a less number of times during be made up. Some one has beautifullysaid portions of the country, and is the only
what was his favorite amusement. His
sleep that when awake, it is naturalto "there is no touch so powerful to plant popularly known as"evergreen."
reply was "Sleep.
presume that the conditions of the smooth out wrinkles, to whiten sallow The mistletoe is much more uncom-
In the study of the various phenomena -
blood vessels in the human brain pre complexions, to darken faded tresses, mon and peculiar than the holly, and
of life there is not
perhaps, any sent a similar appearance, and it is to flush pallid cheek, as that of velvet from the earliest ages; has been thoughtto
one which is than
more interesting natural to infer that such a condition fingered sleep. In deep we find the possess mystical properties. If a
that of sleep. Sound, connected sleep is essential if not necessary to sound, i Lethean cup fur !sorrow. It is 'sore man wore it in his cap or carried it in
obtained at suitable hours is not only
refreshing sleep. Again, the several labor's bath, the chief nourisher of his hand, not only would he be suc-
to the mind but it
refreshing as essen- organs of sense undergo some transitory life's feast.. cessful in love and war, but he wouldsee
tial to the maintenance of bodily
i change during sleep. Probably the ghosts without fear and compel
health daily of food.
as our supply
reason why death has been so often Holly and Mistletoe. them to answer his questions; wouldbe
Whatever be the most scientific
may called a sleep, is not only because the Holly, laurel!,/bay and linden are protected from epilepsy, witchcraftand
definition of there be but
sleep can
latter is a more beautiful figurativeterm frequently mentioned in connectionwith bites of serpents, as well as ren-
little doubt that the true object to be
than the former, but more espec- the religious, as well as domestic dered invisible when he desired. Pliny

obtained by this phenomenon is recre- ially because that the lack sensation festivities of the ancients, and we says these ideas come from the Druids,

ation. By this term, WA mean an is so like that of the other. know the first was a favorite with the "who esteem nothing in the world so

opportunity for the muscles of the The ear is dull of hearing, the eye- early Roman Christians ; as with it much as the mistletoe when it grows
body to rest the brain to cease its oak." He that their
; upon an explains
lids close, the sense of touch is less they ornamented the churches for the "
activity, and thus allow a recuperationof name "Dryidai, in Greek means
the whole system to on with as acute, and all is quiet, save the slow- midnight mass, which ever since the priests of the oak, and adds, "They
measured breathing. That sleep is a sixth century, has commemorated the gather the mistletoe only when the
little In
interruption as possible necessity, no sane person will deny, tradition, that our Lord was born in moon is six days old, and before they
order to obtain this result] in its best
and to allow custom, fashion or pleasure the middle of the night of the 24th of begin they drive two young bullocks,
possible manner, certain conditionsare whose necks have never before been
to rob us of a sufficient amount of December.As .
These be divided bound, under the tree upon which it
necessary. may sleep is suicidal. We, as Americans, there was uninterrupted communication Then the priest, dressed in
into two classes viz internal
: or phys-
have been called a sleepless nation, between the mother church white, climbs into the oak, and with a .
ical and external mechanical.
or and there are many thing in the curri- and her colonies in the remotest partsof golden knife cuts it off, while those

First. Internal or physical. Under culum of our daily lives which lay us the world, the custom would be waiting below receive it reverently,
this class be considered the changein and use it in their religious services.-
may open to this charge.It naturally followed wherever men kept Christian at 'Work.

the working of the machinery of has been wisely said that prob- Christmas, and in northern countriesit -.-

our physical being. In order to secure ably no better division of time could fell in with a tradition that unless a Let Us Have no Race Question.In .

good, refreshing, natural sleep, there have been made than that into equal shelter of evergreens was provided in discussing the Blair Educational

should be perfect: repose of the bodyin periods of eight hours each, eight hours the houses and temples of the gods, for Bill now before Congress, the Times-

a horizontal position. We are for business, eight hours for study and the wood spirits, they would perish Union says :

speaking now of the best method in physical enjoyment and eight hours the sunless and .
during days long nightsof The race question ought not come
which to obtain sleep. In the hori- for sleep. All nature and animal cre- the biting winter. in at all. The fewer differences thereare

zontal position, the limbs are at rest, ation teaches us that night is the best The famous Glastonbury thorn was between the whites and blacks the
and the muscles not being called into better. Nature has made some that
time to sleep ; it is nature's chosen pe- probably a variety of holly. The insurmountable and has .
are passed
use, relax their tension, and conse- riod. It is time when all
a is hushed, story is, that Joseph of Armathea and emphasized the degree that they

quently all effort in that directionceases. and the best condition of our surround- brought to Glastonbury not only the shall remain separate and distinct as

While in that position, the ings is favorable to repose. It is then Holy Grail, but a staff made from the races. But their lot has been cast

heart which is the engine of the body, that"Sleep cross on which our Lord was crucified. together to a certain extent. in this

slows up, and it has repeatedly been knits up the ravelled sleeve of care." Foot-sore and weary, he stuck it in the country, and sensible people of both "
colors the conditions and
proved by examination, that the heart And the negative forces of the bodyare ground while he rested himself. Tak- extent to recognize which they can operate to-

beats are from five to ten less in plumber in operation, and that needful rest. ing root, it ever afterward blossomed gether. Separate schools and separate

when a person is asleep than when is obtained which gives "brightness to miraculously at Christmas, mindful ol churches as well as separate families

awake, and in many instances, even the eye and a glow to the cheek." our Lord. It is said until the Reformers and social circles have been found to

thatnumberhas been greatly exceeded.Of Of the eight horns allotted to sleep, in Cromwell's time pulled down produce the largest degree of happiness -
and the
course this retardation of the pulsations at least two should be obtained before the twin trunks of this famous tree, the best possible chance for the devel-

of the heart lessens the wear and midnight. The sleep secured between the merchants of Bristol shipped its opment of their energies and ambi-

tear of that organ, and also relieves to the hours of ten and twelve at night branches beyond seas as curiosities, tions." *

some extent, the the arteries have been i With the distinctions of race that
pressure upon felicitously called "the and yearly sent its flowers as gifts to
already exist, and which we cannot
and veins.It It is difficult the of
beauty sleep. not to sovereigns England.
help, we are having enough of trouble.
is to the condition of the brain notice the difference between one who English holly is now common in our Why should Senator Allison and his

during the sleep, that the greatest. habitually retires at 10 o'clock and markets at Christmas ; but it is costly, friends seek to make us more? Letus

amount of investigation has seen one who sits up until 12. No rule and as we have a very pretty holly of our manage the matter in our own way,

directed It is easy to make out the can be laid down which will governall own, growing along the Atlantic coast and there will be no war of races and
no blocking of the wheels of progress.
number of heart beats during the people with reference to their hoursof from Maine to Florida, we do not so The colored man is being lifted up

sleep, but it is not so easy to examine sleep, any more than one kind of much regret the price, as it probably instead of pulled down, and we, who

and study the condition of the brain. food is essential 10 all. There are cer- increases the sale of the native species, are on the ground, know better how

Efforts have been made in thts direc- tain occupations that require a part, enormous quantities of which are I to do this than Senator Allison can .

tion, by opening the skulls of living or all night work. Of course, these brought from Long Island and i teacher.tell us ; If experience we are to have has been an educa-our

animals and substituting glass plate exceptions must be admitted, and al- southern New Jersey every season,and tional fund let us take it hampered byas

for the bony covering, and through lowance made for them. Then,again, in many cities it is almost exclusivelyused few restrictions and conditions as

this medium watch the movements of some people need more sleep than for house and church adornment. possible."



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situation of the orange trees seems to partment of Agriculture, has seen fit At Picolata.A .

be improving daily. Nearly all the to appoint me Pomologist of the De- Picolata correspondent of the

AAAAAAAAA old trees have put out buds this week, partment, with headquarters here, for TimesUnion Feb.
the present, and I have been serving 19, says : "Here,
Mal de Goma-"Foot Rot," etc. and some have so far advanced as to about four months already. My duties thirty-five miles from Jacksonville, on

Editors Florida Dispatch: distinctly show the coming blossoms. are to look after the pomological the east side of the river,we have from

Some weeks ago I noticed a letterin Captain Powell was the first to report interests of the whole country, in such Six-mile creek to Picolata, six milesof

the DISPATCH from the Depart- undeveloped blossoms. Mr. Barr also manner as seems to me best. I have continuous groves ; to-day all our
just been north, through Wisconsin,
ment of the reports blossoms on his trees. Mr. trees are with
Agriculture containing Iowa and Michigan, attending their' growing finely, many
statement that some orange trees are Hester, of Evinston, reports the trees State horticultural meeting, etc.; andit their flower buds. Even the lemon

never affected with foot root or Mal de in his section in the same condition.J. is my purpose to visit your State trees have not suffered. A few seed-
B.: Martin, of Paynes' Prairie and officially when shall have another
Goma. The same statement was madeto you lings in the nursery are showing the
me two years ago by a prominent M. R. Wilbur, of Tacoma, send in the crop of oranges on the trees. It is effects of frost. We have never triedto
I with sorrow that I think of the sad
nurseryman of this State. Since thenI same reports. Should there be no injury havoc caused by the severe cold of boast about our part of the country,

have heard it contradicted. One to the young blooms, the prospectof January, in your groves and gardens. but I would like your visitors should

writer in the DISPATCH also said that a good crop this year is very pro- "Commissioner Colman has a bill in I come and see."-

the sour trees were affected. This is mising. A few old trees where the the hands of the Committee on Agri- _ _

a question of great importance. If trees had not been plowed or had been culture, in which is a provision for the A Blood Orange.The .
permanent establishment of a Divisionof Florida Agriculturist of
highly fertilized have sustained the says
they are exempt, or even if they are
in the De-
Pomology, Agricultural
seedling Orange recently
of the limbs
more so than the sweet, then it is to killing outer and twigs. partment, for the purpose of further-
described in the DISPATCH "Mr. A.
the interest of all orange growers to This is supposed to have come from ing the interests of fruit-growing all :

plant only trees that are budded upon the roots running directly to the surface over the United States. Your State F. Styles presented us with a delicious

sour stock. Suppose that they do not and were frozen. Both old and I is deeply interested in this work, and Blood Orange, from a seedling tree
trees which showed but little all proper and legitimate influences growing on his place, near Jackson
make large trees sweet young
quite as as
should be brought to bear
upon your ville. The seed was taken from an
of life last week
seedlings, that is not a valid objection, signs are now giving Congressional Representatives and
as they can easily be set closer together strong evidence of both life and vigor. Senators, in furtherance of the passageof imported Maltese Blood Orange,twelve

and thus an acre can be madeto On the whole the outlook is very en- the bill alluded to above. Call at- years ago, and planted on the place.It .
tention of the members of your Asso- bore for the first time, last year,
produce just as large a crop. I, for couraging. .. .*.. ciation to this matter, and rouse up twenty-five oranges, which were thin-
one, would be very glad to know A New fruit men, generally to write letters
Nameless Fruit. your skinned, juicy and of fine flavor, the
what is the opinion of those readers of The Sanford personally, to the Florida delega-
Journal "While
says: pulp being strongly marked with the
tion at Washington. It would
the DISPATCH who have had experience in Haines City last week Mr. Harrison giveme red."
with this dreaded disease. great pleasure to meet with your
Jones showed us a specimen of fruit Association at some future time; andI
The question as to the comparativevalue gathered from a tree in his grove in remain, with much respect, Licorice.

of the different ingredientsfound Manatee, and asked us to tell him "H. E. VAN DEMAN. The Sacramento (Cal.! ) Bee says:

in the various fertilizers sold in what it was. After a careful examin- "Geneva, Kansas. .Feb. 20,1886." "In our county licorice is grown, but

Florida, is being vigorously discussedby ation we were compelled to confess our Improvement .in Drying Figs. nowhere else in the State. It thrives

the manufacturers. There is an inability to do so. We will therefore The new and better methods of dry wonderfully well, and its cultivation

old saying that, "When rogues fall out, describe it, and ask any of our read ing and packing figs have already promises to become an industry. Lic-
honest men get their dues"I orice is used abroad in the manufacture
ers who can tell us what it is. The brought some benefits to those who -

do not intend to say that the man- tree, of which there are only two in practice them. Formerly the black of porter, and its juice is largely

ufacturers are rogues, but between the grove,strongly resembles the grape figs were simply dried and packed employed in England in confectionery.

. them we are likely to learn something fruit, and when not in fruit is hard to loose in sacks-poor both in looks and Its main consumption in the United

of the actual value of the fertilizersfor distinguish from it.: The fruit has taste. We are acquainted with a fig States is in the preparation of tobacco,

which we pay such extravagant the appearance of an enormous sweet raiser who adopted this year the meth- although a considerable quantity is

prices.I orange, somewhat flattened at the od to dip the dried figs in boiling salt used by druggists.

would like to know whether any ends. The skin is smooth, color water for a few seconds and then immediately "Licorice grows throughout the

thorough test has been made by com- bright and deep. The specimen pack and press them Ac- warmer portions of Europe, particu-

petent parties to compare a 'fertilizer measured 15} inches in circumference, cordingly, this year's figs brought him larly on the shores of the Mediterranean. -

whose phosphoric acid is obtained and Mr. Jones says not above the average three times the former price, and now Asia Minor supplies large

from South Carolina rock with one in size of all the fruit on this trees. makes his fig business highly profit- quantities of the root, where it grows

which it is derived from bone. If so, The taste and seed were similar to the able. By properly pulling and press- wild and needs no cultivation. Con

what was the result? It seems to me ordinary sour orange. Mr. Jones has ing the figs the prices could, no doubt, sul Stevens doubts whether the plantcan

that the rock in the form of "floats" resided in Florida nineteen years, and again be doubled.-Fresno (Cal.) Re- be profitably grown in the United
be about available bone States since it be had in Asia Mi-
must as as has never before seen anything like it. publican.The can
unless the latter was ground much The fruit is truly beautiful, but, so far nor for the mere cost of digging; and
Peen-To Peach, Far South.
finer than usual. as known, useless. The party from labor is worth in that country only '
Editors Florida Dispatch:
Sulphate of potash is said to be whom Mr. Jones purchased the grove about twenty-five cents a day. The
For the benefit of Brevard
from 50 to 60 per cent. pure potash; could give no information in regard to your demand, however,is increasing, and he
will I
muriate of potash is claimed to be the origin of the fruit, only that he county say put says the supply from Asia Minor is
out some Peen-To peach trees two
from 70 to 80 per cent. pure potash.Of planted the seed, supposed to be sweet limited. Besides, Asia Minor is a long
this month. One of them
what is the balance composed in orange, sixteen years ago, and did not years ago way off, and it is bad policy to pay
that was in a cultivated piece of
each case? If, as I have heard, it is know what they were until they beganto others for what we can produce our-
ground, set six fruit the first season,
mostly common salt with some impurities bear." selves.
and the same in each, is not and matured one. This year it was "As we have in the South physical
full of bloom and bids fair
to have
the one containing the most potash, United States Pomologist.H. conditions corresponding with those of
and the least salt, the most valuable H. VAN DEMAN, of Geneva, some fruit. It was just blooming in the Mediterranean countries, it is rea-
.. the cold and of the
some termi-
for use as a fertilizer? Kansas, has written a letter to Gen. snap sonable to conclude that the licorice
nal buds were frozen ; only a few, and would flourish here. The
W. C. STEELE. W. H. Sebring, Vice-President of the plant experiment -
more than enough left. is worth "
Switzerland Fla. Florida Fruit-Growers' Association,
We are two miles from the north *. .
-.H from which we are permitted to print line of Hillsborough county.S. Moderation is the silken string running -

Orange Trees Near Micanopy.The the following extracts: PAYNE. through the pearl chain of all

Micanopy Gazette' says: "The "Commissioner Colman, of the De- Tarpon Springs, Fla.,Feb. 18, 1886. virtues.


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;. Editorial Gatherings. Stories heard at a mother's knee are He thinks, you see, that while saving execution. It shonld not be mortgaged

:.' never wholly forgotten. They form a himself has concerned his next or encumbered, or .liable to
The field for experiment is literally
,; ; : little spring that never dries up in our i friend, but No 5 quietly says "i," and alienation.-San Francisco ArgonautIt
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as wide as our broad domain and has, ,
journey through scorching years. passes this growing word to the next
as yet, been barely entered, and affords I I is a disgrace and a humiliation to
player, who adds it to the letter "v,
opportunity for the exercise of the I An account of the incident on which every American that his country is at
thereby forcing the seventh player-
skill, energy and investigating spirit the nursery tale of Cinderella is the mercy of any petty power which
who has no choice-to say "e, and so
of every intelligent worker, both in founded may not prove uninterestingat completing a word-the word"abusiveto has been able to borrow money enoughto

the laboratory and on the farm.A this time. The story of Cinderellahas pay the penalty. buy or construct great ironcladi

been variously traced to France, and powerful guns. The United Statesdo
New York philanthropist
land pur- Italy, Arabia, and Egypt, but the Unfortunately it is only the great not want bully anybody, but neitherdo
to organize a ,
, poses which shall furnish homes to company deserv- Egyptian version, as given by Strabo things of men's doings that are por- they mean to be bullied. It is for

and jElian, has probably the best trayed to the world, and in the hearingor the present Congress to give them the
in small
ing men cottages cost-
young right to be considered the original. telling of these, men are rash enoughto means of self-protection, and make an
ing $2,500 apiece. By a novel plan,
Sometimes during the year 670 B. c., wish for like greatness, unmindfulof end of the absurd and shameful weak-
in case a tenant dies after the close ofa
it appears that the Princess Rhodopewas the fact that all great things are ness in which they are exhibited to
year, the property will be deeded to
bathing, and had left her shoes made up from smaller things. Thusto foreign nations.
his wife as a home. The company
along with her other garments on the successfully run a great businessone
will not lose, because its plan is the in- We lately stumbled upon the following -
I river bank. An eagle happened to must be familiar with the minutiae
curing of the young man's life for the quotation in a public journal :
be hovering about at the time, and thereof, with every detail indeed, and
amount of the mortgage on the prop- "Literary fellows are a pleasant addi-
attracted by the glitter of the Prin- aggregate the whole in himself. To
erty, and if he dies his wife takes the tion to a town, but the more we have
cess's shoes, swooped down, seized one do all that we do well must to the
property and the company the insur- of them the less popular will it be to
of them, aud carrying it off to Memphis ambition of each. That is greatnessby
ance.-Chicago Herald.I work in a store, a shop, or a factory ;
dropped it into the lap of King littles, and the youth who beginslife
and it is from these people, if any, that
Psammetichus who was holding a in that will end it at the
like to live in a live settlement.It way top. our growth must come." For the in-

is mighty hard to be alive and dig- court of justice. The King, struck by -Rural World. formation of the public we would remark -

nified both at once. I am criticised the small size and general beauty of
An economical and shrewd house- that this extract is not from a
about I have the shoe issued a proclamation
frequently my dignity. request-
in the back side of
wife two drinks of whisky meana paper
told the dignified brethren, "as soon as ing the owner, whoever she was, to says
pound and half of beefsteak two Texas or the swamps of Florida, but
I die, I shall be as dignified as any of apply for it. No application being ;
of the attractive cultivated
one most ,
beers a dinner of mutton chops a
you." A dead man is the most dignified made, messengers were despatched, I
and well-schooled of the smaller cities
cocktail head of cauli-
an egg-plant or
fellow don't who in due course came across Rho-
you ever saw ; laugh,
flower. "What'll take Charlie?" of the State of Massachusetts.-Jour-
don't smile. He is as straight as an dope. She was then presented to the you nal of Education.

Indian. But, God helping me, I will King who ultimately married her. stands for a nice oyster stew for the

The French version Perrault whole family Sunday morning. "Set "M now'st thou that Southern land,
never be dignified until I do die. Talk given by ,
By myrtle crowned, by zephyrs fanned,
'em in the
again means
about dignity It is the starch in the lays the scene in humble life. The up sugar Where verdant hills and forests grand
house for a month. This is a bit of Smile 'neath an azure dome!
shroud and it doesn't amount to any- Italian version which is still acted at
practical domestic furnishedby 'TIs there the stars shed softer beamsAs
Let be natural.-Sam. Jones the Florentine carnivals, follows the economy
thing. us if to bless the woods and streams,
a working man for the benefit of 'Tis there I wander in dreams,
the great Sensation Preacher. Egyptian, with the substitution of my
his fellows 'ar-far from home.
Italian personages.If .
After a tongue has once got the "I long to hear the murmuring pine,

knack of lying, it is not to be imaginedhow with a few friends, you want to The wonderful effect of oil on a To see the golden Jasmine twine! ,
has again been shown by For there my fancy builds her shrine
almost i impossible it is to reclaim while away an odd quarter of an stormy sea Where e'er my footsteps roam.

the report of the bark Neptune, which 0, land, for sweet sakeA
it. hour, here, says Little Folks, is an sunny thy
has just arrived at Boston from Cien- thousand tender memories wake;
The most cross-grained are by no agreeable means of passing the min- For thee my heart is like to break,

means the worst of mankind ; or the utes merrily. One of the company fuegos. Having encountered a furi- 'ar-far from home."

humblest in station the least polishedin begins by naming the first letter of ous gale, a small quantity of oil was
in bags and dragged overboard.The The best time for; bathing is when
feeling. the alphabet "A ; the player sitting
effect was magical. The water the stomach is empty, or nearly so;
Good nature, like a bee, collects its next to him on the left then adds a
the worst is just after full meal.
quieted in the path of the ves-
was so
honey from every herb. Ill nature, letter-any letter, provided that,
sel that she kept on her course with- Soon after rising, then, just before one
like a spider, sucks poison from the though it will form part of a word, it
out difficulty. of the principal meals; and just before
sweetest,,flowers. shall not itself make a complete word.
bedtime, are the most favorable times.A .

"Wealth," says Dr. Holmes, "is a The third person adds another letter, Among the negroes of Norfolk, Va., cold bath,in particular,should nev-

hill which the father climbs slow- and so the proceeds until a
steep, game there has been organized a society, the er be taken soon after eating. Th

ly, and which. the son often tumbles player has been compelled to pro- emphonious title of which is "The proper temperature for the water of a

down nounce a letter which, with those that
precipitately. Tabernacle of the
Union State Impe- bath is that which is most agreeable.For .
Old is the of life have before it, will form a word "
age night as nightis gone ; rial Order of Gallilean Fishermen. a vigorous person, in whom reac-

the, old age of day. Still night is whereupon he or she will be promptly tion is prompt and energetic, a cold

full of magnificence, and for many it called upon to furnish a forfeit or fine If we had our way-our own way- bath is refreshing and useful. In cold

is more brilliant than day. of some sort. The second letter "B," and could embody in ourselves all the
weather a tepid bath, 85 to 92, i is
The apprehension of evil is many is then chosen by the next player, and power of government-that is, if we generally safe and agreeable for those

times worse than the evil itself; and the games goes on as before. Let me could become the autocrat and tyrantof
who cannot well bear the lower tern-

ills, a man fears he shall suffer, he suffers illustrate my description of this amusement California-we would compel every peratures. When frequent bathing in

in the fear of them. We commence with "a ;" next man and woman to get land before we
water is found to be weakening, as for
Soft words may appease an angry player says "b. Evidently ab is a allowed them to marry. Every familyin some it is, it may be advantageously

man-bitter words never will. Would part of a word, but not a word in city or village, in town or country,
replaced by a brisk rubbing of the
you throw fuel on a house in flames in itself. The third player gives "1.1," should own a homestead. Every sin-
body with a dry towel, with a brush,
order to extinguish the fire? and the fourth "s ;" he might have gle young man and woman, old maid or with the hand.

If there is a right thing to be done, said "t," but this would not have and bachelor, should be compelled to

and we seem to pass through a wrong answered his purpose, for it would secure for themselves a piece of God's Truth is as impossible to be soiled

thing on our way to it, there's another have made the word "abut and earth, and this should be free from by any outward touch as the sun-

way to it; and a better one. brought him in for a fine or forfeit. attachment by creditors, or sale under beam.L .



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I Weather Signals.A Rice Threshing Machine. Florida's Spring Exhibit.
Ihe JJlorida .
few days since, Captain D. E. Editor Florida Dispatch : The coming spring exhibit of Flor-

Maxwell issued an order requiring that Williams & Hubbard ida's flowers, fruits and vegetables in
JACKSONVILLE, FLA., MCH. 8, 1888. In answer to ,
weather signals shall be transmitted to who ask "Where machines for thresh- this city, announced for March 22d,

A.D. REDMOND H. MANVILLE, ,;) Pmor,. all points along the line of the Flor- ing Rice can :Jbe obtained ?" I can and continuing day and evening

ida Railway and Navigation Companyfor say I bought mine of A. B. Far- during the week, promises to be trulya

A Dray ton Island (Fla.) correspondent the benefit of the fruit and vegetable quahar, York, Pennsylvania ; and am State affair.

writes: "My trees are putting on growers, and is now having a reg- satisfied with it. Used it two seasons, Letters have been received from

lots of fruit buds-notably the Mediterranean ular set of weather signals made which and hope to use it this year again, and Ex-Treasurer F. E. Spinner, W. H.

Sweet, Navel and Tardiff. will in future be carried on all the pas- perhaps for the next fifteen years or Mann,F. J.HinsonW. S. Warner, of

senger trains of the company. ": Other more, so far as the wear shows on it. Palma Sola, Bury & Anderson, of

Our sprightly neighbor, the Florida roads in the State have the matter of I work mine with a belt from a Mandarin, E. Moulie, of San Mateo: ,
Herald, is soon to have the press dispatches and others from all of the
transmitting and carrying these signals three-horse power engine and boiler, many parts
I and a new suit of type. We under advisement, and it is expectedthat i and it separates grain from straw almost State, expressing great interest and

: are pleased to chronicle these evidences through these efforts the eather perfectly. Will be glad to show promising a hearty co-operation to

I of prosperity... probabilities will be very thoroughly my machine to any one who may care make it a success.Arrangements .

LEAFING OUT.-H. C. Tison, of Ti- distributed. to look at it. have been made with

F. & J. R. R. S-4 DISPATCH tell all transportation lines to bring ex-
sonia, Duval county, Can any subscriber to
I Our Spring Exhibit, hibits of flowers fruits and
full of Huller? vegetablesto
l sends us an orange twig young me who makes a small Rice -
From the 22d to the 27th of this this city free, and to those who wishto
leaflets, cut from a tree which was not for after I thrash out my rice I wantto
month, promises to be well worth visit Jacksonville at that time, a re-
"killed to the ground. hull some for home use. care
.. the attention of the public. As- for the polisher and all that part of duced ticket will be sold by the rail-

LIGHTING THE RoAD.-A Philadelphia surances have been given by sev- the business of preparing rice. road companies, with a coupon admit-

physician claims best results in eral of the leading transportationlines Respectfully, ting the bearer to the exhibit.A .

, illuminating a road in front of a that exhibits of fruit, flowers and NORMAN R. FITZHUGH. healthy rivalry is springing up

horse in driving at night by attachinga vegetables will be carried free. Simi- Picolata, Fla., 19th Feb., 1886. between Middle and South Florida in I.
lantern to the breast collar of the lar assurances are expected from all competing for the best display of
+ 4
I harness. His lantern is a common lines within a few days. Cheap excursion flowers. There will be brought fresh
I The Banana-How Reproduced.Editors .
tubular one with a reflector. rates for visitors will also be every day from the flower gardens of

made ; and now let the gardeners, Florida Dispatch : Leon, Jefferson, Gadsden, Alachua,

I Lumber and Shipping. fruit-growers florists and house wivesof Will you kindly tell me whether Putnam, Volusia, Orange and other

During the month of February, "fair Florida" fill the hall with all Bananas are raised in your State, and counties.

3,065,037 feet of yellow pine lumber the choicest and best of their if so, how are they produced? By
products seed or by sprout? If by seed, is the During the week,both day and even-
were shipped from the port of Jack- labor, skill and handiwork seed in the fruit ? ing, there will be special features pre- I

sonville. Twenty-one sailing vessels ---- -. ..----- has been discussion here
There a sented, such as music, singing, voting j
and ten steamers entered the port dur- Fruit Prospects.At with regard to the matter of seed. for the handsomest man, etc. ,. ;i

ing the month, and twenty-one sail a recent informal meeting of Some say that the seed is on top of the An opportunity will be afforded "
f stalk and that it is in each
and eight steam vessels cleared within some numbers of the Florida Fruit some say .1
to in and of
one of the Bananas. We have agreedto every one go get a saucer
the same time. The freights brought Exchange, Major Fairbanks, of Fer leave it to you. Yours truly, strawberries and cream served by fair

in were for the most part merchandize, nandina, Mr. G. H. McKee, of Lees- A. P. LIVINGSTON, hands.

1 I railroad supplies, lime, fertilizers and burg-, and others, discussed the fruit 57 Market\ street, Paterson, N. J. One half the proceeds of the ex-

drain pipe. prospects of next season. Mr. McKee REPLY.-The Banana is grown ev- hibit to be given to St. Luke's Hospital. -
f -4Upland gave some very encouraging information ; erywhere in Florida as an ornamental Mrs. D. G. Ambler, Mrs. Harrison -

We supplement Rice.our remarks in from his section as to the pros- I i plant, and produces fruit successfully Reed, Mrs. L. McConihe, Mrs. W.

pects of the next orange crop. He about three years out of five, as far B. Barnett and Mis. J. D. Bucky will
"Work for March, 169, by the
says the trees are all budding out and north as Nassau county. The ordi- represent that institute.Dr. .
following, written by J. B. S., of
will soon be weighed down with fragrant nary Banana is reproduced by shootsor J. H. Paine is manager, and
Newtonville, Miss., for the Home and A. O.
Judge Wright,secretary.
Farm: blossoms, and he believes the offsets from the old or parent plant, 4

yield of fruit will be greater than last which, which when well cultivated, Mayport.A .
To raise upland rice, run off rows
season. Major\ Fairbanks says his frequently throws up from two to six new bridge over the heretofore
eighteen inches apart, drill the seed,
grove at Orange Lake is coming out of these shoots every season. The old dangerous "run" near the Robinson
and break out the middles at three
finely, and he now believes the peoplewere plant dies soon after it has perfectedits cottage, certainly supplies a long felt
furrows keep the bushes down, and
; more frightened at the effects of large bunch of fruit, leaving its numerous want; and now we learn that work has
when the rice is knee high, run twicein
the January freeze than the trees were progeny of young shoots to been commenced on the new railroad
the middle with the plow, and the
hurt. Both gentlemen are of the carryon the future work of bloomingand known as the Jacksonville, Mayportand I
work is done, cutting the !,
except opinion that the injury will prove to bearing. The only exception we Pablo railway, at Mayport, and ,
bushes and the weeds. It be
may be so slight that the loss of fruit caused know to this rule, is the great Abyss- bids for furnishing the iron are now
however broadcast and thus 1
sown ,
by the freeze will hardly be noticeablenext inian Banana, (Musa ensete,) which coming in. All the officers are Jack- 1

save some work. season. carries its seed in the fruit, and is reproduced sonville men, and the road will be at -
:My last was enormous. I .
crop year
from these seed.-EDS. DIS- once constructed from Mayport down
some of it on the hill, and
planted out Florida. I
Micanopy PATCH. the South beach some six miles towardsthe
some in branch bottom. All did well. Our subscriber, M. L. W., of Mican ... new town of Pablo Beach. The
That on the hill grew from waist highto writes under date of Feb. 15th
opy, : intention of the company is to build
as high as my shoulders. It will The demand for ice machines is in-
"Orange trees generally putting on the road from this city to Neptune via
grow anywhere that corn will grow.It new growth. A few (sickly before creasing rapidly, and these are now, Mayport. The officials say they have

stands drouth as well as anythingI the freeze) will be cut off, but healthytrees considered a necesssty in a business of f ample capital to put it through, and

ever raised. This upland rice is as young and old in grove and nur- any good size needing plenty of ice. will keep on until it is completed and

good for table use as any other. I sery promise well. Cabbage" badlycut. All the breweries of large capacityin put into operation.
Earliest beans done. .. .
did not use any fertilizer under it. It New York and other large cities, I Neglect no opportunity of doing

should be planted where the grass will Enjoy the present, whatsoever it have ice machines, but as yet there is good, nor check the desire of it by a

not choke it out. It should be planted may be, and be not solicitous of the no ice machine made that. is wholly vain fear of what may happen.Atroc. t.

about May 1at.I future.-Jeremy Taylor. adapted to domestic use. urbu"I..BB .



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Grapes in South Carolina" Latest Dangerous and Unwise Postal I TO TIlE FRENCH COLONIES: we will have a wide-spread distributionof

Algeria.......................................... ........ ........ 25
Discovery. Legislation.We Senegambia..................................................... 40 the storm, or, at least, that the cold

The New York Weekly Herald, of notice, with very serious alarm, Guadeloupe dlcher)..Reunion., Guyana....,.....Martinique...................,.....Pon-....... 60 will penetrate as far south as the line
recent date asks "Will the South sendus that the Hon. James F. Wilson of Cochin China I ...............................................? 80 of movement eastward of the centreof
Tunis, Hafenorte............_.............................. 30
Grapes?" and then, somewhat pa- Iowa, has introduced in the United Tripoli..........................._................................. 40 the low barometer. On the other
For packages not exceeding five kilo. (elev- hand, if the low pressure area is high
tronizingly, goes on to remark: States Senate, a bill doubling the rate en pounds): up, say crossing through Indiana or

"There seems no end to the resourcesof of on fourth-class matter. The To Belgium................... .................................. 20 northward while it mabe
postage To Denmark................... .............................. L 0 intensely
the South, now that the natives rate now is sixteen cents pound To Greece........................................................ 50 cold in Minnesota and Dakota, it will,
have into the habit of for per To Helgoland) ................. _............................... 19
got looking and the proposed change makes the To Luxemburg................................,.............. 18 most probably, not extend to the Gulf
them. The latest discovery, of whichwe To Netherland.............................................. 20 States. An illustration of this
rate the same as letter postage. To Austria-Hungary....................................12% may
learn through the Charleston News To Switzerland........................ ..................... 2o be found in the succeeding cold wave
and Courier is that be While London, via Ostend and Rotterdam........... 50 of the 21st-23d when
grapes may the passage of this bill will London via Hamburg................................. 37% ; the temperature
easily and profitably grown in South affect it will increase England (exclusive of London),via Ostend at St. Paul was really lower than
Carolina. We do not mind not us to any extent, and Rotterdam; ......... ............ ........ 71 I
adding to the under consideration
London during storm ,
the for England (exclusive of ), via Hamburg -
this information by the statement that amount paid by us our ............... ........_................. .................... 50 yet it did not fall below 50 in Florida.
customers for Scotland and Ireland, via Ostend and Rotterdam -
if South Carolina will select; proper postage on electrotypes ............................. ............................ S3 ----e-
varieties of grapes, instead of planting alone, about $15,000 per year. In the I Scotland and Ireland, via Hamburg............ 69 "Ammonia in the Manure"-Heap.

only the hard-hearted kinds that infest interest of our customers we are using i These facts show clearly that the I Editors Florida Dispatch :

Northern nurseries, she can sell endeavor defeat the bill. If rate of this class of
every to present postage on In the article in a late issue, from
her entire yield in New York at prices
this increase is made it will matter in the United States is
that will pay a handsome profit. The seriously excess- "Farm, Field & Stockman on "Am-

large, rich grapes of Southern Europeare cripple, and to a large degree, destroy ive, and should be reduced instead of monia in the Manure Heap" there are

seldom seen here, except when such lines of trade as depend upon the increased ; and we trust the wise and several suggestions that seem to be

grown under glass, our season being mails for the carrying of their goods, I progressive members of our National : based on ine )rr ct information, and I

too short to ripen them ; a few come while in line it will Legislature will strenuously
from California, but freight rates make nearly every oppose take the liberty of making some cor-

them taste too much of gold or silver. largely increase the expenses of con- such a piece of folly and injustice as rections for the benefit of your readers. .

South Carolina's summer would be ducting business. In addition to the I is proposed in the bill of Mr. Wilson. .

long enough to ripen them ; at any damage done to the business interestsof e 4 I II I I would recommend the addition of

rate, "the experiment will not cost the country, such a change has Weather Service in Indiana. diluted Sulphuric Acid (I say one

much. proved a serious hardship to the Our friend, Prof. W. H. Ragan, pint of acid to ten of water) to the

The above paragraph was, evidently thousands of people who, because of Director I. ,Yo S.-a very careful and manure heap for the retention of the

written by some one abundantly distance from express offices, must depend accurate observer-kindly sends us ammonia in the form of sulphate.

ignorant of his subject. We leave our largely upon the postal facilitiesfor "Summary, from Stations of the In- Any free acid would do, but this is the

Northern friends to defend the "hard- diana Weather Service of DePauw
receiving articles of daily use. cheapest, and the sulphur it containsis
hearted kinds that infest their
nurse So far from passing such an unjust University, for January, 1886, pub- also beneficial.
ries"-albeit we have pleasant recollections lished
by co-operation of Gen. W. B.
and oppressive law as the one above The heat incident to decompositionwould
of many good varieties raisedin Hazen Chief Signal Officer U. S. A.
alluded towe would earnestly urge drive the ammonia out of even
the :Middle States-and venture to
upon Congress, if any change at all is Prof. Ragan's point of observation, the water or moist earth recommended,
remark that our neighbor of the Griencasle Ind. in
is Latitude 39 39'
made, let it be to reduce the rate to as the former must be in combinationto
Charleston News and Courier is too
North; Longitude 86 51' West; elevation the heat. of Lime
eight cents per pound, which rate was resist Sulphate ,
well posted on the past] history and
about 860 feet
above the
sea. known Land Plaster Plaster
in force until 1872, when the presentrate also as ,
present resources of his own State, to
of the "cold waves" of
went into effect. To show that of Paris and Gypsum will not retain

peak of profitable grape "growing the present rate of 16 cents is excessive i January, Prof. Ragan remarks: the Ammonia, as the Lime, being the
there "late He is
as a discovery.
as compared with the rates of other The cold wave of the 9th-13th in stronger base, will not surrender the
fully aware, if the Herald is not, that
countries we give the following facts : some particulars was the most remark- acid to the other. Indeed, the superior
long before the war, (indeed,for the last able known for years. This was trueas
In Canada seeds and of Lime affords
plants affinity a means
forty or fifty years), extensive vine- regards its widespread distributionin
cultivated samples, are charged four cents per the southern portion of the United of detecting the presence of the pun- .
yards were successfully near
pound postage, and at this rate, are States. The weather records of Flor- gent gas which it eliminates from its
Columbia and Aiken S. C. and in
carried by the U. S. Postal Service en ida show that they have had no such most stable salts. Nitrato of Soda
many other parts of that [State and low
unusually 1835.
route from points in Eastern Canada, temperature contains no Ammonia, as is stated in
Georgia ; and that some of the very The zero line dropped down into
to the Northwestern British Provinces, the article, but it does contain nitrogen -
Texas and extended
finest "still Catawba" and other light through the cot-

wines were made quantity in those while for the same service, the United ton States to Georgia, while the frost the valuable constituent of the

States charges its citizenssixteen cents, line extended far into the Gulf of latter.
We do think the
vineyards. not or four times as much as it charges Mexico, including all of Florida. The Ammonia gas contains 82J per cent
"large rich grapes of Southern Europe"can down from the Manitoba
foreigners for the use of its postal wave of nitrogen ; :Nitrate of Soda 16 per
be very successfully grown in the over the western plains to Texas and

open air anywhere in the United facilities.In Louisiana, gradually diminishing in cent ; Sulphate Ammonia 21 per

f 1 States east of the Rocky Mountains ; England, the rate of postage for severity as it spread eastward. It did cent ; Ammonial 36 per cent.

{ an Inland Postal Parcel is as follows : not strike us with the sudden violenceof From the figures and the comparative -
but, in addition to our native Southern I
that of January 1st, 1864, nor did
"I Cents. cost of these articles be calcu-
" Scuppernong and its congeners, the Not exceeding one pound............................. 6 the temperature fall so low as on January may
I lated which is the economicalsource
and most
Exceeding not
one pound exceedingthree
Flowers, Thomas, Tender Pulp, etc.; pounds................................................ 12 5th, 1884 but like each of those

we have the Peter Wylie hybrids; the Exceeding five pounds three.....pounds..............and.......exceeding........................ 18 noted storms, was borne to us by westor of nitrogen.I .
Exceeding five pounds and not exceeding southwest winds. This storm is hope some of your readers wilt
hardy Rogers varieties ; the old Warren even pounds............. ................................. 23In therefore noted, not so much for its test experimentally the different suggestions -

; its close relative, the "St. Augustine Germany the postal rate for packages, intense severity in Indiana as for its I as to retaining the ammonia,
and other choice sorts which uotexceedingthree kilo(about seven pounds) I and the result
in weight, is as follows: having penetrated the extreme south, report through your

generally succeed throughout the lower To Bulgaria.................?......... ........................ 4-iTo as it did. By reference to the Signal paper. Yours truly,
South and which with the improved France............................ .......................... 45 Service daily weather maps for the R. R. SNOWDEN.
; To Italy................................... ..................... 35
culture and attention which To Portugal....................................................-. 45 period covered by this storm, we are Ocala, Fla., Feb., 26, 1886.
To Roumaula....................?....................... ... 35 led to the conclusion that such phenomena .
of our fruit-growers are To Norway...................................................... 25 4
many now To Sweden......................?.. ........................... 45 are due to the location, energy Ten the entire of
giving them, promise more abundant To Servla......................................................... 55 and movement of an area of high yers ago property
To Turkey, Constantinople via Trieste..... 50 DeLand Volusia could have
supplies in the future both for barometer cold
near To Turkey, Constantinople, via Varna55 and wave, coincident
wine and the table. To Turkey, Hafenorte, via Trieste-............. 50 in time to formation and been bought for five thousand dollars.
To Turkey, Hafenorte,via VArn................ 60 as movement.If
To Turkey Adrianople,Janina and Jerusa- the low is located well south, as was It cannot be bought now for five hun-
For a spur of diligence we have a lem,via Trieste........................................... 55 .
To Turkey,Adrianople,Janina and Jerusalem I true of the depression that precededthis dred thousand. In fact, taxes are
natural thirst after knowledge ingraftd via Varna..............._........................... G5 cold and if it paid three hundred and
wave now on
To Danish Antilles......................................... 60 I possessess unusual twenty-
in us.-Hooker. To Egypt.............................._....................... 50 energy, it is quite probable that five thousand.





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190 'JHE F LOti 11> A IIbPATCn.
The Cotton Seed Oil Business. I at first, but very few had the foresightto She Kept Her Temper. Candied Orange Peel.

The Memphis Ledger says : Out of get out in time to escape loss. People who are tired and worriedby To make candied orange peel cut the
the fourteen cotton seed oil mills in When the business settles down to a many things-and the lives of fruit in even slices about a quarter of

Memphis,only six are; n operation, with legitimate basis money will be made at women are full]] of worries-Trill do an inch thick so as to make the rinds

very little prospect that the suspended' it yet. One main cause of the depres- well to consider these wise words of .. uniform in size, and scrape the pulp
mills will soon resume work, if ever. sion lies in the fact that the crushers, Lilian Whiting, in the Traveller : away with a spoon ; save it to boil

Some years ago a great deal of moneywas who produce only crude oil, arc at the "Sweetness, sunshine, joyful accep- with enough cold water to cover it, as
made at this business, but it was mercy of the refiners. Every mill tance of the means and measures: at directed for cooking the apples, and
overdone by those who rushed into it, :should have a refinery of its own. hand, make up the receptive and harmonious then drain it, as the apples are drained,
and for three years or more it has I Fewer and better mills will probably atmosphere which is the in a jelly bag, and mix it with the ap-

been going down, and the balances solve] the problem. Just now the situa- working atmosphere. Doubt, distrust, ple pulp ; the juice is to be mixed with
have been on the wrong side of the tion is rather blue. bitterness, recrimination, are not only the apple juice, and made into jelly as
ledger. This is the fact, not. only in --.-.. demoralizing forces, but they are as directed above. Put the pieces of or
Memphis but elsewhere. The three Brahmin Cattle. disastrous to intellectual achievementsas ange peel in enough cold water to cover -
oil mills in St. Louis shut down on the The Brahmin cattle are an importation they are destructive of the finer them, with a level tablespoonful of

23d of last month. These were large from the East Indies. They are social elements. Something of this salt to a quart of water, and let them

mills, but were losing money and scarce, and consequently very costly, was suggested by a little conversation stand over night. The next day drain
stopped as a business necessity. The and only a few have found their wayto which took place between some ladies them put them over the fire in fresh

mill at Greenville, Mississippi, belong- Texas, .but it has been thoroughly meeting in a suburb of Boston 'By water, and boil them for about half an

ing to a strong Liverpool firm, was demonstrated that they arc less sus- living out of town,' said one, *I am, of hour, or until the rind i is:;; tender, but
burned about two weeks ago and is ceptible to fever, and crossed with any course, dependent on catching trains, not at all broken ; then drain the or-
not likely to be rebuilt. The mill at blooded stock are an improvement on rind a sieve. Meantime,
and yesterday,when it was particularly ange upon
Carrollton, La., burned down last any other cattle yet brought to the essential I should take a certain train, make a syrup, allowing a pint of water
week. Bath well insured it State. As illustration of this he
were an I missed it. For a moment I was and a pound of sugar for a dozen or-
understood, but neither one is likely I said that the average four or five year I greatly disturbed. Then I took myself anges ; boil the sugar and water together -
to be rebuilt soon, if it all. The one ,I, old] native steers weighed from 800 to I to task for it. Am I not superiorto skimming it clear until it begins -

at Carrollton was owned by the late ,(: 1,000 pounds, but that a two year old a mere accident of the moment ? I to thicken. When the orange peelis
Col. Ed. Richardson. Another mill !I steer one-quarter Brahmin, one-quar- questioned.' These words were little ; dry,' dip it in brandy and lay it
at Charleston, South Carolina, failed ter native and one-half Durham, again the sieve. When the
( their significance was great. It is the upon syr-
about three weeks ago for $40,000, and ( weighed 1200 ; and at the age of three woman who realizes that she had far up is ready, keep it scalding hot until

of course there was no insurance i I years, when it was killed, tipped the better lose her train, lose her purse, the orange peel has been dipped in it
against that. There seems to be a I scales at 1640. Brahmin steers are lose her time, lose anything rather and been dried three times, always
disposition in Tennessee, Arkansas, scarce, from the fact that all males of than her sweetness and serenity of being laid upon the sieve to drain.
Texas and other States shut down that breed saved for bulls. The
are Twice a day heat the and dip
spirit, who is truly fitted to be a fac- syrup
this business. Brahmin is in his opinion the coming tor in social progress and achieve- the orange peel in it, draining it on
The first reason is, there has been stock of the coast.-Texas Live Stock ment." the sieve and dipping it three times;

little or no money in business. Cot- Jour nal. t 4 do this for several days until the peel]
ton seed costs $8 per ton ; making it [No breed is purer, none dates its Forcing Tobacco. looks like that sold in the shops. Fi-

up, $6 per ton ; freight on an averageof pedigree farther back in antiquity, The Clarksville (Tenn.,) Tobacco nally dry the orange peel thoroughly,
$3 per ton ; office hire, 50c ; sacks, none is hardier or less liable to disease I I Leaf, (good authority,) offers these and pack it in boxes with white paper
50c ; agents, 50c. Total $18.50. In than the Brahmin ; none has so much' suggestions, for hastening the growth between the layers ; keep it in a cool,
return there is to each ton of seed 33 power of motion and endurance of of tobacco plants : dry place.

gallons of oil at 22 cents per gallon- prolonged effort. It will no doubt add "As soon as the plants become k-A-4 I
$7.26 ; 750 pounds of cake at the rate much to the value of Texas cattle in I i. have four leaves
"square, e., you The road to home happiness lies
of$14 a ton$3.70 ; twenty-two pounds several ways.-Southern Live Stock may begin to force their growth, if over small stepping-stones. Slight circumstances -
of lint cotton to the ton of cotton seed Journal. is better at this
necessary. Nothing are the stumbling blocksin
\ 132. Total, about $12.28. Total stage of the growth, than to apply dry families. The prick of a pin, saysa
loss per ton of cotton seed, about$6.22. Getting out Stumps.The stable manure, rubbed fine and sowed proverb, is enough to make an em-
These ere, of course, bottom figuresfor Dunedin correspondent of the the bed the of
over applying at rate pire insipid. The tenderer the feelingsthe
the product, and there may be a Tampa Tribune, says : "The most five bushels to every one hundred painfuller the wound. A cold, unkind -
rally from the depression in prices. economical of getting out stumps
way Be have it
square yard sure to dry word withers the blossom of the
But unless] there is, it is evident that that I have witnessed is 'being practiced and fine and it when the
apply plantsare dearest love, as the most delicate ringsof
there will not be new mills built I around here. The method is to
This is favorable time
dry. a to the vine are troubled by the faintest
soon even if those in operation manage dig a hole beside a stump two or two
fertilizer and the best
apply a good breeze. The misery of a life is born '
to keep going. and a half feet deep and on the
oppo- time to apply it is during a shower, or of a chance observation. If the true
. The great American Oil Company, site side close to the ground, chop outa when it is apparent that one is im history of quarrels, public and private, tl
of New York, was formed ]last summer chip ; then with a two inch auger,
pending. were honestly written it would be silenced -
to crush out the small mills all over with a long shank and a crank at the --- row
by an uproar of derision.-E.
the South. Only one of the Memphis\ end, bore a hole from where the chip The Lakeland] branch of the South Jesse.A .
mills went into that combination. The was taken out toward the bottom of Florida] Railroad has been so far com- 4
stock of the American Company is the hole on the opposite side ; a little pleted as to run trains for constructioninto
now quoted at 19} cents on the dollar. fire started in this hole finds a perfect Bartow. The iron is all down, man is not bound with the chainsof
The crusher got badly crushed and at draft up the auger hole, and the, here- and the ballasting and tamping of the habit at once, but the Lilliputian
the same time seriously injured many tofore, mountain of labor is almost altogether track, so as to let regular traffic be in- threads are slowly wound about and
will be .
augurated, not long delayed.The
smaller concerns. Too much moneywas dispensed with. To make it wound about, and because they are so
made at the business at the out- still easier a rest of two cross pieces, firing: of the woods seems to slight they are disdained. The sober
set. This caused a great many men to hold the shank of the auger while have been general this winter in near- man becomes a drunkard not all at
of moderate means who were dazzledat boring, is an advantage. The auger ly every portion of the State. In the once. He plays with the tiger's clubat
filled Plant City section a fire has been doing first. It is small and playful) but
the idea of suddenly making a for- must keenly, and in these ,
its destructive work for several
tune to invest their available money superlatively hard, pitch pine stumps, months. Much valuable timber and its fascination binds him as it grows,
and credit in oil mill stock. Some twelve revolutions will accomplish an property has been destroyed by these until at last the beast is his master.-
were fortunate enough to make money inch. fires. Dr. Edward P. IngersoU.


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Editorial Gatherings.Editor A writer, in':describing';a happy I
home says : BROWN'SIRON I Dl1blisllfr's jEJarl1nellf?

Fortune, (colored() ,) to his I
"The family is like a book.
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Race: "Think of the hundreds of thou I
The children are the leaves: RATES OF ADVERTISING.3'Payable .

sands of dollars we squander every The parents are the covers, ::. in advance, unless otherwise con-
Which protecting beauty gives." 'racled.'
year on balls, picnic, excursions, receptions But there are different kinds of. BITTERS SPACE. 1 MO"Ta,6: MOfYWt

and gewgaws, and then thinkof books, and so, also, there are different. WILL CURE -sqr" ___ S 2 OOj; 6 00, 001 S16 00 S 21.00
2 350; 10 50/ 2100, 2800 ag 00
the miserable pittance we contributeto 4 col.. 600, IS ., 0o.,.
kinds of families. What makes the HEADACHE 00 :"i6 4800, 6100
1 800 2100 4R00 6100 83 00
the sustentation of !
race enterprise difference? What makes a happy INDIGESTION 1/ 1200 o0 7200 96 00;: L S 00
It is more than en ugh to make an % I 1100 42 00 81 00 11200;, 15+100
home? It is where love, contentment BILIOUSNESS I" 18 00 5100 108 00 14100 192 00
honest man sick of the work that must DYSPEPSIA ------- ---
and unselfishness but is
; Subscription$3.OO .
per annum,in ad (lnc"
be done. Let the race brace up !I" I NERVOUS PROSTRATION ---- -- -- --- -- -- --..
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temperance very necessary ? Whr re
the which should supply com-
"Born and raised on the farm." A money I, CHILLS AND FEVERS We have arranged with the publishers and
forts and clothing, goes to buy strong will club THE DISPATCH with any paperor
boy should thank God for being so fortunate TIRED FEELING periodical published In the United Statesor
drink instead, we see a great contrast. GENERAL DEBILITY Great Britain. Prices on application.
be born and raised the
; as to on Remittances
should be sent by Check,
As Benjamin Franklin quietly said : PAIN IN THE BACK & SIDES Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Letter -
farm. There is
no place on green ,add"e"sed to
"Temperance puts wood on the fire, IMPURE BLOOD
earth so well adapted to perfectly develop C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher
meal in the barrel, flour in the tub, CONSTIPATIONFEMALE ,
mind muscle and manhood as a TAlaranTyx. PT.A.
in the contentment in 1 INFIRMITIES
money purse
farm; there a b >\' has the purest air, RHEUMATISM ---- -----
the house, and clothes on the bairns." TO "D' ERTISI US.I .
the freshest and healthiest food, plentyof NEURALGIAKIDNEY I I
We might also add that it brings It is conceded by succes-ful business men
unrestricted exercise, the brightest AND LIVER and
experienced advertisers that advertisements -
papers and books into the house, whichare
etinshint, and the soundest sleep-the TROUBLESFOR inserted class publications ensure a
conditions for the highest necessary as food for the mind, SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTSThe greater return for the money Invested than
very necessary makes Sundays days of quiet enjoy- Genuine has Trade Mark and crossed RedLines when brought to the attention of the public
development. Nine-tenths of all on wrapper. through other mediums. THE (;'r..ORIq.DI. -
ment, and every holiday a day of de TAKE NO OTHER. PATCII being devoted to the agricultural and
the men who have made their mark in
I light. Through the blessings of temperance Jenerallndu'ltrial: interests of the South and
--- -- ----
any business, profession or pursuit, I 1--- to Immigration, circulates very largely
the dawns Be Gay and Mirthful.
new year upon among p'anters and gardeners,and
have been born and raised on the farm. I persons
many as happy a home as the one To all the young that are coming into who are seeking new homes, and th-refore
This is not so much because there is i offers special advantages
as an advertising
pictured here. If such is the case with this church I say : Be young, be gay, medium
to seedsmen,
better blood on the farm, but becausethe nurserymen and flo-
you, thank God for it, and resolve that be hopeful, be mirthful. If God has ri..tfot, dealers in fertilizers and agricultural

surroundings of farm life are better during the which has just dawned I given a sparkling disposition, Implements, real estate agents and railroad
calculated to call out what there is ina year I you and steamboat companies. -
you will do your part to keep your thank God and educate it. While it
by; and develop a full-grown, !
home happy, and by every means in is not the end of your life to have the
healthy, perfect, self reliant man.- I II I Special to New Subscribers.From .
your power make other homes. happy*, joy that comes from these qualities it

Toledo Blade. also. I is the privilege of your life to performall and after this date, every new

4 your duties under its influence, and subscriber to the DISPATCH, will receive -
That ancient instrument of music, I
Editing a Paper"I they can be performed in no other wayso a colored Map of Florida free.
the Mandolin is the latest craze of the I
The Louisville Courier Journal well. The world needs just such development -
fashionable world, and is expected to Scale 18 miles to the inch.
very pertinently says: "Some people of Christianity. The worldis
I .
supersede not only the banjo and 4
estimate the ability of a periodicaland full of sorrow ; it needs cheer. ,
guitar but the piano in the affectionsof Read the advertisement of the Ashley -
the talent of its editor by the It is full of despondency it needs
the gilded belles of fashion.It Phosphate Company of Charleston,
quantity of original matter. It is a hope. It is full of cowardice ; it needs I
I S. C., and send for their amusing and
is related that Dean Swift was comparatively easy task for a frothy courage. It travails in pain ; it wantsa convincing! "Ashley Primer."

once asked by his ecclesiastical superiors writer to string out a column of words healthy atmosphere,sweet and balmy I ---.--

for a "Confession of Faith." upon any and all subjects. His ideas and radiant. It wants a singing' TRIAL SEEDS.We are indebted to

The Dean replied in rhyme com- may flow in one weak, washy, ever- Christianity. It wants the messengerof D. M. Ferry & Co., the well known

mencing thus: lasting flood, and the command of his Christ to be a light-be .rer, and no seed growers and dealers, of Detroit,

I bold In Faith what England's Church allows language may enable him to string man has a right to make himself a Mich., for a small package of choice

What Home's, Church saith my conscience them together like bunches of onions, dark lantern to go home and open the seeds for trial ; and we are pleased to
disavows.It be perceived that two ways and yet his paper may be but a mea- light to himself and family alone. announce the full re-establishment of

of reading may the "Confession" disclosetwo gre and poor concern. Indeed, the They that carry a burdensome, woe- this extensive house since the late fire.

different Creeds. It mightbe mere writing part of a paper is but a smitten face dishonor God. It is con- The "Peerless"' watermelon of Ferry &

read very thus: small portion of the work. The care, trary to His saying. It is saying sub- Co, is the best we have ever planted or

the time employed, is far more important stantially to the world that all hope, eaten.
I hold in Faith What England'sChurch
What eaith Rome's; Church I My conscience allows dis and the fact of a good editoris all the promise of the Divine presence, ----. .

avows. better shown by his selections than. all the love which is poured like an Labor; a man coins himself into his

Though the joke was discovered,the anything; and that, we know, is half. atmosphere around about us every day labor; turns his day, his strength, his

irrepressible wit was not pressed for a the battle. But, as we have said, an from the bosom of Jesus Christ is false affection into some product which remains -

clearer exposition of his religious be- editor ought to be estimated, his and wrong. The man that carries a as the visible sign of his power;

lief. labor understood and appreciated, by doubting, wearied, saddened face mis- and to protect that, to secure that to .

the general conduct of his paper its interprets the religion of Christ.- him, to secure his past self to his future
"The country," says the Times- I self is the of all
tone, its uniform, consistent course, Henry Ward Beecher. object government.-
Union "has had a surfeit of war rem-
aims manliness and .
dignity, propriety. -- --
iniscences and the fighting over and ." 4

over of battles which ought, for the .. The value of agricultural imple- The bearing orange trees at Esme-

peace and prosperity of the country, A solution composed of alum two ments exported from the United Statesin ralda are just loaded with blooms just

to be allowed to rest quietly as em- pounds, water sixty pounds, blue vi- 1884 was $3,442,867, nearly six about to open out. There is no evi-

balmed in the pages of history. The triol two pounds, gelatine one pound, times what it was in 1864. In 1883it dence of the late freeze on the bearingtrees

time to fight is when the contest is on acetate of lead one-half pound, thor- was still greater. The bulk of the except the absence of a part of

and not when it is off. The living oughly mixed, will prevent mildew implements consists of reapers and the old leaves. The new leaves are

present is what concerns us most as a from affecting any wood, clothing, mowers, and goes to Great Britain and pushing out very rapidly.-LeetburgNewt.

people." fabrics, etc. I its colonies. I' .




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:102: :: TM1<; FLORIDA- DISPATCH. j

Auction Sale of Lots An Offer.
I Unprecedented
There will be an auction sale of lots To any one sending a yearly sub- .

by Mr. H. J. Raffensperger, at Ridge-I scription to the DISPATCH, at full Holt's.

wood, near Orange Park, Fla., on "ates, $2, we will send the New York Since taking possession of the above Drug :
March 24, 1886. ]Weekly World free or six months. --------- ----- --- Store, we. have put In a complete stock of

.. Fruit and Vegetable Market.
---- fresh Drugs, Patent Medicines, etc. Every-
If the to do hard work is not
power Everything which tends to discour-
FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, thing new purity guaranteed.
talent, it is the best possible substitutefor age or agitate the mind, whether it be 261 BROADWAY QUOTATIONS.NEW YORK, March 5. 1885.'} ORDERS BY MAILwill

it.-Garfield. excessive sorrow, rage or fear envy or Florida Oranges, fancy, per crate. 2 75a 3 00 ;:
.-*-< Florida Oranges fair to good, crt. 1 50a 2 50 receive particular attention. We prom-
Land wanted in a healthy locationin revenge, love or despair-in short, I Florida Oranges, frozen J. D.inl'r HASHAGKN, crt. 60a 1,00 ise best prices and prompt repl s to orders.!

Florida or Georgia in exchange fora whatever acts violently on our mental Eastern Agent. Give a trial. AddressJ.

stock of Fancy Goods and Curiosi- faculties, tends to injure the health.Consumption A. f'0.\OVKK: ,

ties to be removed. Would pay some 4 Manager Palmetto, I-harm cy, .
cash. Address E. E. Box 15 Cured.
Thorpe, 31 West Bay >tret-t,Jacksonville, Flit.Assignee's .
St. Augustine, Fla. An old physician, retired from __ ___ __ n
having had placed in his
H.H practice, -- -
He that procures his child a good hands by an East India missionary the COCO. --.. _cici_ 'dci__ : Sale.

mind makes a better purchase for him formula of a simple vegetable remedyfor 0):1:: '.Iamua.. ; E."..:"..:-3 IH hs i i <.

than if he laid out the money for an the speedy and permanent cure of _.. '. a1'B1Sa JO u.la.\v a.t.o 5'z.3555ol :'; 1 X. 285 acres of best hammock lands in Orange
Consumption Bronchitis Catarrh ,
-- -------- -
--- :
:J County; 126 old bearing orange trees and 100-
addition to his former acres.-Locke. Asthma and all throat and Lung Af- v. Z.l:: I .
os C'J :! !2
...---.---... >:r ., 'Sllpimnn t Inctnrc3 : 000 nursery stock.
lections, also a positive and radicalcure dz l l1Bp aeaW: I xoct c
Fertilize with Upland Cotton Seed for Nervous Debility and all Nervous : ____ n _'n__ __ Also 10 acres of pine lands in Orange county
For sale MAYS\ & .
at $10 per ton. by
Complaints, after having testedits C 'SpolaA; I L'IJO"a- and 65 acres in Duval county.
PARTRIDGE, Monticello\ Fla. wonderful curative in thou- mQ 'tS: --, _________ 1
4 powers --0 ? I I sw This property must be sold, and offers a
sands of cases, has felt it his duty to C < l3 I aollaallQ Wi 3,. c
Men\ when their actions succceed make it known to his suffering fellows: 0 Izzzzzz. I II' rare chance for investment. Call on orad-

; not as they would are always ready to H 32 dresJ
Actuated by this motive and a desireto C O... I' -H -- I
impute the blame thereof unto the relieve human suffering, I will send :0> w::J. sqjpajpanq 1 I : _I" m ccUJ: BARKS & HUNTER,

heavens, so as to excuse their own fol- free of charge, to all who desire it, this ;s.> 0 PUB saqoui- uua nj I L1 q 3':'P -t-:- :I m E 31 West Bay Street..
> tllUJtIl'8.I : = ---- ---- ---- -
in German French o
recipe or English
lies.-Edmund Spen8er. I !' -FRIENDS! If you are in any way inter
4 with full directions for preparing and :: CO W UUU I C5 ac r-N ac i":f !(gd 0 x: ested InBEES
: '
1 3 I .C'I.,...,.:O oss: iC OCM"' :;;" OR HONEYWe
Sent mail
using. by by addressingwith o uuaJ\I\ .r.oQ..L'I: ::;;'tS': "
I Don't Want Relief But Cure <
O. e. .
this "W. A. ---- .: will, with pleasure, send you a .a"'pI6
stamp, paper, ) S5o Ii 1 ':' .. UJ
+ of sKJII-. .OVrill..Y GIiK.\..:\
Is the exclamation of thousands suffer- .. mnmltIIJ'" I 0-:-:trs.r:;- copy
:::I '
NOYES 149 Power's Block Rochester d
1j .nr-r-r-r_ : ai.. ItSGS IN BEE Cl I/riJERK: with a descriptive
cco E ,
, ing from catarrh. To all such we say: N. Y. --"--- : : : I o.L" -o. price-list ot the latest improvement
wwrx'UJ'i' vssooooaqoIb ..It) In Hives, Honey Extractors, Artificial Comb
Dr. c:; c; :) :0
I Catarrh can be cured by Sage'sCatarrh "' So513 r0. : 1:2 Section Honey Boxes, all the books and journals -
Remedy. It has been donein Carlyle says : We are firm believersin c -.-- -- ----- -- -- ;;.:r-O'tSQ : and everything pertaining to Bee Cultures -
) I Nothing latciitc Simply send
thousands of cases; why not yours? the maxim that, for all right judg- 3 J31amOJeHo. coo:):;: '0..-;>c:> a" .v.. )"ouraddress, written plainly, to
.t111rU asap a'od ....... Iti m ... A. 1. ICOOT, Medina, Ohio.
Your danger is in delay. Enclose a ment of any man or thing, it is useful, G I C'lv:+ cc I as CQl _
03 . I j FREE TO F.A.M Fine Colored
to World's Dispensary Medical EnpmTln?of the
I stamp essential to see his good qualities : : : : : : jEr ::: : Old Sun'ravrrn In Philadelphia in ..bleb the fiat
Association, Buffulo, N. Y., for pam- nay .2O5 I .:: .: :. :"': .: I'" !: ... I I Ac'lodge. In illowtr'. Am..rka. ted Catalogue Naa organlaed of I"'nlc and:h..lol.b..ks Ala.larg. a.dgorr4. .
before his bad. 2 : : : : dd I tIS ,., _
this disease. pronouncing on :... .0... t.ith bottom prkra" -\1110 offer of fi d
: !
phlet on ; = ,
d .. .... bUlloe..a. t' A. :\1. REDDI'G.\..
"oU ..;. l1 +
.- 4 .....':;: oQ ;nUJ I. 11-.Ic Publisher and Manuaduren.131 Bl'08ohray.Se.York.
i- I ;n C1> I
Those who have used the Boss ZINC o ..-.<.. Cd: 'C >. ::: : 1
An Arrest. 0> :: :: oS bibCE-) ) :
Important and LEATHER COLLAR PADS and 1":1':1:: "' ::'E :::;:;:::0 CATARRH SIMPLE TREATMENT

The arrest of a suspicious character.' ANKLE BOOTS say they are the best I .. ( ::::'::''.' yW z ] 'I H3H3! !
his So great is our faith that we can cure you.dear sufferer,that w$
upon general appearance, move- and cheapest because most durable. to
will mail enough convince you. FREE Send to stamps:
without wait- ujverexoense. &postage;; U.S.L.1 tDER8CIIA CO., ew.rkS J.SEDGWICKi .
ments or companionship, They will last a life time. Sold by SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.Write .

ing until he has robbed a traveler, Harness makers on 60 days' trial. ...* '.. -

fired a house, or murdered a fellow- DEXTER CURTIS, or telegraph Byron E. Oak

man, is an important function of a Madison, Wis. the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail- STEEL WIRE FENCEI

shrewd detective. Even more impor- ---..- ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.A ::

tant is the arrest of a disease which, if The spirit of liberality is not merelyas full line of Wooden and Metallic

not checked, will blight and destroy a some people imagine, a jealousy of Cases and Caskets always on hand. .
human life. The loss All orders attended to 25
frequent cough, promptly ,
our own particular rights, but a respect .
of appetite, general langour or debility, Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla. IJIIIIut1Ir1': I :'
pallid skin, and bodily aches and pains, for the rights of others, and an .----_.

announce the approach of pulmonary unwillingness that any man, whether A job lot of Manilla Pads, of different

consumption, which is promptly cured high or low, should bo wronged or sizes, for sale cheap. Made of 1

by Dr. Pierce's "Golden Medical\ Dis- trampled under foot. waste paper and just the thing for the best general purpose wire fence in use. It
4 1st. nor one net-work without barbs. Don'
covery." Sold by druggists. Early Golden Sweet Potatoes. scribbling paper or memorandums.Send Injure stock. It will turn dew, pigs, sheep and
poultry, as 1 well as horses and cattle. The best
.- During the past two I have for samples and prices.C. fence for Farms, Gardens, Stock Ilangfs and Rail-
years roads. Very neat, pretty styles for Lawns. Parks
Weak lungs, spitting of blood, con- raised over two thousand bushels of W. DACOSTA. School-lots and Cemeteries. Covered with rust-
proof paint. or made of galvanized: wire, ns profane
kindred affections cured ---- -----
sumption and these potatoes, and now plant them to ). It will last r life-time. It Is better than
without Address for treat- immitos COHN, bjards: or barbed wire In every respert. The
physician. the' exclusion of every other variety Hedswlck sates made of wrought-Iron pipe ands
ise with 10 cents in stamps) World's 218 Kay Street, el wire defy all competition In lightness, neatness -
both for home and for
use shipping Dealer in Second-hand .strength and durability. We make the best,
Medical\ Association 663 Clothing. cheapest and easiest workln,7al-5roaaatomntlo
Dispensary ,
North. Fine seed for sale at $3.00
Cheapest place in the city. Old cloth- or 8Clf-o:: ei.i.je gate, and the neatest cheap
Main street, Buffalo, N. Y. barrel. Address G. L. TABER iron fences new:: tnnde. The best Wire
per ing cleaned and repaired. Spots taken t-t:'ctchcrs,Cutiina PUel"! -: nd Post Aaecrs.
-* Glen St. Mary, Fla. For prices ana particulars ask Hardware Dealers,
from clothes at once. or address mentioning paper
Teach self denial and make its your
prac- jan25 3mo ---.-. ------ SEDC'H.CK EL1O ., Richmond, tnd.HH .
tice pleasurable, and you create for -Seed-Potatoes.- Lands for Sale.

the world a destiny more sublime than We have just received nearly 2,000 A large amount of land for sale ii 1L2OOO .

ever issued from the brain of the bushels Irish Potatoes from Nova Sco- quantities to suit purchasers, in tht : .. l* .. ..

wildest dreamer. tia. These potatoes are considered the vicinity of Crescent City, Huntington, i i simplicity.gutty and" dura- r 'taucr i' .'-

--.. very finest seed stock that can be pro- Lake Como Pomona and Forest | powrr.J

Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver cured. They are in splendid condition, Hills. Bj"J. wanted Agents In all unassigned -

011, with llypopliospliites, and we will ship promptly on receiptof S. BROWN, Pumps, Tanks territory.and Wind Mill

Almost Specific for CbnsumpUon.r price. Early Rose, 3.50 per bar- nov 16-6m. Fruitland, Fla. Supplies Farm and of every Suburban description.Water

The thousands of testimonials we rel. Send orders in early. 1 Catalogue Works a specialty.and Price-List Illustrated free.
have received from suflerels who have CHURCH ANDERSON & Co. The Phelps&Uigelow W.M.Co.

been permanently cured by Bcott'sEmulsion Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 16, 1886. -N\M rOR I RONMNRrGAQ -- _Kalamazoo$Fth tltrtet-Kansa.ly4...ul b.e and 1215 M Wet.. __

satisfies us that it will cure --- .---

cousumption in its early stages, and For Printing of every descriptionwrite ; I T EI utANGID{ I. JERSEY pure blooded Pljfn RED$iua pair PIGS.Fine not akin.

alleviate if not cure in its latter to C. W. DaCosta, Jacksonville, Address -
stages.f. Fla. CINCINNATI. OHIO. + Wayerosa, (,,a.



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SEEDS 8 packets Fibwer Seed lOc. Spack- THE DINGEE & CONARD CO'S
Vegetable*eed lOc. Postpaid. BEAUTIFUL EVEK-MLOONINO
Catalogue free. J. J. HELL, Windsor, N. Y.
Ashely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.

AnliIcy Cotton and Corn Compound, u complete fertilizer for these two caps, ROSESOur
Nurseries, and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables. '

AUGUSTA, GA. Ashley Ash IJlcmcut, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas fte.Afclilcy Il ()"'*(:-'rent- .We Specinltv have all the is latest growing novelties and distribn and fi !,
standard sorts in different sizes and prices to salt i
Dissolved Hones. Acid .
P. J. BERCKMANS, Proprietor. Ashley Phosphate.Pure wlnt.oOver .I.U .-h'nreit tnrietirtto chOO@tro m,

Ground Haw Hone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia, Kainlt We send-tron pot Roes choice safely of varieties by mail all to labeled aUra*
Offices purchaser's
The new edition of our Spring Catalogue Is :Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed ::Meal etc. f1! $8 to $15itI
ready for mailing. 3 TO 12 PLANTS : I DuttcJred.
For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kainit, per
The stock of according to value. Two rear Roses by express. 'o.ttN
Floats, etc., sTIlE 'w<<<:uid P.78 elegantly: illustrated.Free.
Greenhouse and Plants Address TIIK ftlMsrft: & (ONAItll: CO.,
Rose Growers. West Palms Roses Evergreens etc. ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY,
Charleston, S. C.
Suitable for Immediate planting Is unusually I _
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large and select. tOR'tHh
The former large area of class) of our Floral .A 11 .A 1::) C) a r c1 : EA
department has been largely Increased of FOR
late, thus giving every facility for the pro.
duction of flrstrclass stock at the lowest
prices.Catalogues. DELAND AND LAKE HELEN.
mailed free-address as above. lydtefortholrILLESTRATEDCLTAL00tL A44naa

The two Towns are noted for their 012 NORTH FOURTH STREET SAINT LOUIS, UtX

DEER ISLAND Beautj of Location, Unsurpassed Hotel Accommodationsocial! (Mention this Paper.) _,___ _

GARDBNS. AND NURSBRIES The Blue Springs Educational and Atlantic Railroad and Religious Is now running Advantages. r :J i iJilSTFi'-1TEDpf "tllbCO(

Regular Passenger Trains to Lake Helen,

Connecting at Orange with Jacksonville. Tampa&Key West Railroad Vorth=' and South. 'PRi c6D1,
OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., }'I.\. The DeLa'.d and St. Johns River Railroad 1 also connects with

River Steamers and the J., '1'. A TV. Railroad for Del.and. : .5 JIJ

Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit; No Tourist or Investor now In the State should fall to visit these two noted Resorts of
Health,Thrift and Pleasure, before returning to their Northern Homes. r NUA& ,
and Ornamental Trees,
70R IB86. .
PlaiitH and Vines. .: .
--ri"YY1 lIJIa1::>1e.JJI Will be mailed: REE to all applicants, and to customer of
No Loss in Transplanting.i last year without ordering it. It contains about 180 ptj?...
.UE tyI'IIINGS fc .A.TLANTIC I'tAILI'tOAD. 600 illustrations, prices accurate descriptions and Talaa':
directions for planting all varieties of YEGETARF. .
Catalogue and Price List Free, on, application Going East. STATIONS. Going West. and FLOWKK SEEMS, HULKS,etc. Invaluto -

to the Manager. AddressA. (;:30 p m 1:35 p m............................. .Blue prlngs.................................9:.">0 a m 2Vt' p m all especially to Market Gardeners. Send for It.
6:35' p m 12:45 p m..........................Orange City Junction..........................8:50 a m 2:25 p m D. M. FERRY & CO., Detroit, Mich-?
E. CHAMPLIN G:43: p m 1255;: p m................................Orange City...................... .........8:&2 a m 2:17 p m
6:18 p m 1:00 p m..................................Ea-t Lawn..................................8:37: a m 2:12 p m
nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. 7OOpm; 1:15pm................................. Lake Helen ................................8:25 a m 2:00pm A. J. BEACH & SON,
Connecting at Blue Springs with St. Johns River Steamers, and at Orange City Junction
with all passenger! trains of the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railroad. NUIttSE1tYMEN
L. P. IIAICPCR, Geufl 3Ianager.: Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and tine,
and _In_ rnrxl order. New Kriiit.s.sinionEr_______ which
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are the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and

Catalogues, with practical hints to 3a Vairico Nurseries I White Genoa.
new beginners free on application. IncludedIn s. 0 Catalogue free. AddressA.
our list are the very choicest varieties 'a j. IU:J\Cn & SON.Paintka. "
grown. Thornless and Early Fruiting a TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. ii son'I I) ) Fla.
specialty. : CD --

Catalogue Free. -S; THE
B. W. PIERCE ''n Buy the Best. EUREKIAwarded
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Indian Springs, Orange County, Fla. ] W. G. TOTJSKY, I --:;- mtum lAnd GoldMed.alntworld'sFair. .
decl4-tt ; :::;---yr..oJ- .New
Refiner, Hiilsborough Co., Flfl.V. -.;: J .. ':';"1.no: ;c.-n ,Orle.inv>verl2 leadJnp:
.al e.f -..Wind iUThe EU.UKKA.
after a trial
1% lasting i mos.was pro.
I 3E3C.: JJI! :I I. nounred the beet over
100,000Oratigo Trees for Sale Cheap .. Q/ / y r all and today stands
Twenty thousand budded from bearing trees I at the hen of all competitorsjSizes,10t
of wheel either for
18 ft. diameter
of the best and choicest varieties on sour

stocks grown healthy three on and high and free,four from dry,years light InlSl'cts.Ve old.soil Our Is aspire stock hardy to Is, Straw Orry Shipping[ A ont, Fruit t ana Vo e ota te a lB e Packin part Pumping plw.ltion.1110 Druft and or tcarrantrd Itarn Powr lfrs.Floor Mill of Estimates) the Address 1I0..eower.Perfect Adam.on l\Urs.in I ap-all>1rect .,

best for the least $25 Lire Arjmt
offer the trees money.
CMITl .t U001>\\'AnD. Kalamazoo, .l1Jda;
to$30 per hundred, according to quantity. -- --

nov6-6m J.tt. BROWN Fruitland& SON, Fla., A.. N. DOB1- INS & SRO.o .

Forwarding and Commission House S., F. & W. R.R. Wharf,

Nurseries of Lake Woir Co

Where growers' supplies are on hand and for sale at lowest possible prices for

100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees. : cash or to our patrons. Every necessary convenience for packing Oranges.

Our trees are very thrifty, three and four expeditiously, and in the best manner, by skilled workmen, at reasonable
year old stock,$ tolV inch diameter, with >
one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces- prices. Oranges direct from the groves for sale by the single box or car-load.
sible to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for nov30-tf
Catalogues. AddressE.

dec2My B.South FOSTER Lake, Manager Weir, Fla. SHERIDAN'SCONDITION .
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1 i Gun Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters :
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finest varieties, also Shrubs and flowers IB absolutely pure and 0 r LAURA STREET,
of sorts. Send for descriptive list-sent free. highly concentrated. m
Orange or any trees are uninjured by frost i 1 ounce worth a It*.
Kalb Gem Watermelon seed. $I.5O lb. I of any other kind. It is strictly a medicine to be given with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay like JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA
it. It cures chicken cholera and a\:\' diE wes of hens. Is worth its weight in gold. Illustrated book byplai1
Mammoth Iron-clad 1.50" free. Sold everywhere or a:nt mail for 25 cents In stamps. 2 1-4 lb. air-tight tin cans. $liid.
Cuban Queen 1.00" by mail. $1.20. Six cans by express j .for :$;5.00. DR. I. ti: JOHNSON d; CO.. Boston Mass.I i
Mealy _Bark__ 1.25" I --. Gnnsmlthlng done In alll1.8 branches.
Boss n .... 1.5'J"( :
Georgia Rattlesnake (Georgia grown). 1.25" SAM PLE l>>OL'tE U ZETTLwillbe IRON SAFE WORK
All fresh and true to name from fine melons. mailed securely) wrapped,to any address In tho
Discount on quantities. United States /7kClErC f"r Three Monthson Fancy m?. Poultry.A.LT5JSIIT Special rates on Stencil Cutting by mall.
MCBRIDE & KI psBURY. receipt of v/W. I.dw One Dollar. LIberal oct 8-t
Jacksonville, Fla. discount allowed to Postmasters,Agents and FRIE 4,
of New York Is tho MAILED' ONLY Jopltlmate ST. NICHOLAS, FLA., John McMurray & Co.
I.. 'riiL I Illustrated Sporting,: and Sensational ,
LARGEST SEED hOUSE sotl.] JournatpubllshcdontheAmcrcat! I Keeps twenty varieties of pure bred Fowls

ALLKINDSOFSEEDS'PLANTS HtESSBead I continent. Apply for terms to FREE i Eggs far Hatching S2 per Dozen. Manufacturers of

Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square, New York. Has Just received a fine selection from the '
best Poultry; Yards In this country.
Carts Bnez
VagonB Drays
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and prices ot Field Seeds. Mailed FULL. ZD; POULTRY YARD. i Grind your own Bone, Office and i v'arerooin.s No. 121 Forsyth 8t.,
T. W. WOOD & SONS docl Mim Jacksonville, Fla.
27th Edition. 108 Pages explains I Meal Oyster Sheila, 'Ii I
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WboIeaIe aDd Retail Seedsman mrlnft ml V- the business. Symptom and remedIes i GRATIA: }flour and CornIn -
for all diseases. Written bya / the iSS X3LAJTI>TVrrTiTj 60: Fancr Pictures and 85 ete-
farmer for farmers. 25cts. in I __ (F. WllBon'B Patent). 100 percent ., OARDS Fringe in Gilt Edge. Silk
CARPET STRETCHER. *" Hidden Name. Ac.. 1
EXCELSIOR stamp, or one ct. a year: for my I' more made In keeping poultry I
Uranted. experience. A c.o lit.Cir. free. AlllO POAVEU MILLS and FAJXXS. >I Songster 1 i+X 0 Prize Puzzle and
Local traveling Sample free U.W.Uoarziboes AfjI.LANG,page Cove Dale: Ky. FEED MILLS. Clrcalan and Testimonials rent 8 parlor gamp. all for lOct*. name of Anthors.lOcta.
or WILSON UHOS.,.Eaa&on.f.. I t 1 Conn.
,Gallon Mlcb-,Sole Manufacturer. {ja application. IVORY CO.. Clintonville,



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": NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY, Wholesale Grocers

With descriptions of ,


Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.

Together with full descriptions of all the Please Ponder the Following Facts and Act Accordingly.

CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREESAlso 1st. They carry the Largest assortment of Fancy Groceries in the State.

Price List. Send for Catalogue to

w. W. :E3.A. W=::INS: &c SON, iFrops. 2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establish-
ment in Florida.3rd. .

They are selling goods at about New York prices, freight added.
f 4th. They WARRANT every aticle sold by them.

-o- 5th. They issue regular Monthly Wholesale Price Currents.6th. .

AND LEMON TREESBudded They employ a larger force than any Grocery House in Florida.7th. .

from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. It will be to your interest to send for their prices before purchasing

Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line elsewhere. jan 26-tf
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
-A..AJROSST: 7". JESIE3, Georgetown, Fla
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variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To aid Honey Peaches, LeConte and t-op

Keiffer rears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc.CATALOGUE (jj '< toI J.t
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Consisting of the well-tested, named varieties, Ilornosassa, Magnum Bonum, Mandarin, Io\1t_. t qA Ii r .o". ;' .C".. ._.. /XIrIJ Cl)
Tanglerine, "Mediterranean Sweet," etc. Also, I (' tr: )
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Sicily Lemon Grape Fruit Shaddock Lime I r. CDI tt
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FIGS in;"arlety..includln the White Adriatic; CATLEY GUAVA, both red and ;yellow (tr' m 1 co... (c II '<
EARLY MULHKIlllY, JAPAN PLUM, and other Fruit and Nut-bearing Trees, Plants ....' rJ' '
and Shrubs suited to the climate of Florida. ('' ....,
talogues wHit prl ces sent on application. Address i.h kl I ;i4i1L1Q1b .. ; (C r.t' <. II _-. m

O. U. THACIIEIt, manager, preoq1e
oo5-6m San Mateo;:Putnaiu county, Fla. > ;

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G. L. T-AJBER, Proprietor; :L..A.VX3r-.-....... 1 LTEl.eEEI.: : : ,

McBRIDE & KINGSBURY, Proprietors,

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 Hoots,and other JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.
Pears), both Standard and Dwarf; Japan Persimmons, Japan Medlars, Kelsey's Japan
Plums. Quinces,Grapes, Figs,Almonds,Filberts,Walnuts Chestnuts. 50,000 Orange Trees, Nursery at Point LaVista,four miles up the St.Johns River. Boats land at wharf at
Shade and Ornamental Trees,etc. Catalogues on application. the Nursery. A full supply of Fruit and Ornamental Trees suitable for the climate ol
REFEKENCES-Fiist National Bank, Jacksonville; Messrs. George F. Drew& Co.,Jack Florida. Orange Trees Budded from Bearing Trees. Only the i.argestor King Seedlings selected
sonville. for Stock. A large supply of -ear-Old Buds on hand this season. Budded Trees
from 10 cents up. Groves Set Out Warranted..
REFERENCES-Bank of Jacksonville; Prof.Halliday State Agricultural College. Cat-
alogue sent on application. epl46mOOOOOO


Cows and Heifers bred to best Netberland

The Average True and Records Test Aaceie of its of Bulls.Merit.a Herd are the THE FLORIDA SOUTHERN RAILWAY GOMPANlI

The following Milk and Batter Records
have all been made by animals now in

: : :. ECO IL DS: 1-.

Three Cows have averaged o"erZ.roolhs.ln' a year. Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange
Five Cows have averaged over 9.(%*)Ibs.ln a year.
Ten Cows have averaged ov j.OOO)Ibs.in a year. Brevard Baker Polk & Manatee
Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, ,
-- We know of about 0 Cows that have made yearly recoexceeding, 16,000
Ibs..and 14 of them are now in oar Herd and have averaged ov ..1.OOlbs.: 25 have averaged -
over 16,000 lbs.In a year. 63,the entire number In the Herd that ha' jade yearly records,including Consisting of the finest Orange,Farming and Grazing Lands in the State of Florida. Frloei
fourteen\'arolds and twenty-one 2 year olds have averaged 12.7 &5 ounces in a year. 51.25 to$5 per acre,according to location.For 4
Five Cows have averaged 20 Ib*.To* ..a week. Nine Cows have averaged -
BUTTER RECORDS. 19 Ibs. !H oz.In a week. FJftet, Cows have averaged 17 Ibs.6 oz.
In a week Six 3 year olds have averaged 14 Ibs.3 or.in a week. Eleven 3 year olds,the entire number further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co*Palatka,Fla.
tested ha.ve averaged 13 Ibs.2 oz.in a week. Six 2 year olds have averaged 12 Ibs. 1,4! oz. in a wet'k.Fifteen .
2 year olds, entire number tested have averaged 10 1M.83-10 oz.In a week. Th* entire original
imported Netberland Family of six Cows,two being hut 3 years old,have averaged 2-3 Ibs.la a L. N. WILKIE, S. CONANT,
week. "This is the Herd from which to get found"tion stock. Prices low for quality of Stock. ..
SMITHS, POWELL & LAMB, Lakeside Stock Farm, SYRACUSE N. Y. Chief Clerk Land Department. (sep?3y1)) General Mana / ,




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,Bangor Orange Box Shooks and ,HoopsAND ,

DEALERS IN :F1'' :J:.. C> :FI. :J: :J:) ..8... \

HAY, GRAIN, BRICK, SHINGLES, FERTILIZERS, ETC WINDSOR two to four thousand dollars; two saw and J
planing mills running two stores upand one
Is the name of one of the prettiest and health-
office another store building Post Office
the best ; a
480 sheets to ream, quality.
ORANGE WRAPS lest towns in Florida, or other State. established
: 11x11 13c. 12x12 15c.: any ; bakery, livery stable and sev-
I oxo, 11c.; ; ,
/* Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Neweral orange'groves set out mUes of streets
ff/SJTiie Bangor box nas been before the orange-growers of Florida for the past ten! years; is nan, a beautiful sheet of water some nine cleared out-In fact the whole face of the
*used exclusively by the larges packers and shippers of the State,and is recommended by miles in length, abounding in fish. :Nine country is rapidly improving.
'all' Commission Merchants as being the NEATEST LIGHTEST and STRONGEST Orange Box in miles east of Gainesville, two miles from
'the market. Sales for the past season upwards of 300,000 boxes. Gruelle station on the Florida Southern Rail PROGRESS.
road, and four miles west olCampville station

See that every bundle is branded on the Peninsular Railroad. During the fall and winter two more stores

are to go up, one church, one academy,and a
CROSBY & GOWN, State Agents, San Mateo, Florida.; LAND. score or more of dwellings. A steamboat is
Windsor embraces a tract of about 4,000 to be put on Lake Newnan to connect with
ALSO FOR SALE BY acres, nearly one-half cleared. The soli is the Florida Southern Railroad at Gruelle. (
neither the white sand of of
Tysen A Smith,Jacksonville; S. H. Benjamin & Co., Mlcanopy; Lovell Pemberton, Lees- so large portion
Florida the red of but
burg; Wartman & White Citra; E. W. Agnew & Co., Ocala; C. Waite, Reddick; J.':\I nor clay Georgia, a ACCESSIBILITY.
dark rich loam excellent of
Roddick Jenkins producing crops
Brooksvllle S. Altamonte auglO-6m I
; all varieties of vegetables or the finest orange Windsor is easy of access. Take the steamer
trees. The higher land is fifty feet above the to Palatka, whence a ride of two hours on .
r lake, gradually sloping to the water. Lots Florida Southern Railroad takes you to Gru
THE BLUECiiASS SULKY PLOW. varying from four to twenty acres, several elle Station;or Peninsular Railroad to Camp- ,
fronting on the lake. ville, three and a half hours from Jackson-
ville, and a hack ride of thirty or forty min
DRAFT. utes will take you there. Hack meets after-
m tD .O...
C1J ::s noon train from Palatka.
Q .aU :: QUICK RETURNS TO ::.()::; The wonderful healthfulness of the place
A '_ has been the subject of remark for the past I
'< ACENTS... ..: thirty years. There are people now living ONE HOTEL. NOW OPEN.
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there that have been residents for that
Q .: = :; 0 -o: have an excellent site overlooking the
Q Q Po S As the BLUEGRASS sells on -s COil ....; of time, and who assure us that for a population lake of five acres, which we will donate to
J ;:f: a sight and<< require no laborr1 ::h,, of seventy souls there was not a ph'siany'party who will build a good hotel to
O 0 fefa a rlOU talking uI. ; ... CoQ cian called before the war in fourteen years. accommodate fifty guests. No better place
;: ", What other portion of country can make so be found
I::. "2GO'" --....II...> .=...,cr.,';,:.:: good a showing? It is high pine land with can
.:; J bO cS: S O -0: -:: excellent water; sore throat and catarrh soon
: W p? Q --" 2" Z ::: disappear here. LANDS FOR SALE.
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H *cJ: "O .=.-'.: Lands can be purchased at from Fifteen to
M J5-! .oS ... P :..;:..:":-=0 CLIMATE. One Hundred Dollars per acre, according to
J f-4 :: w 2 ::0 :: Windsor is located on the ridge midway location, and whether timbered or cleared.

blU& < U'" w:' 2o 'l .0...::.:= oetween Ocean and Gulf, giving it a steady Several beautiful lake fronts. ,

t- U ZC'Q-5.) ... :.... ...,,=": even Insects.climate. No hot nights here and few DO YOU WANT A IIOJHE IN \
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CO PO:: :;: (j o FLORIDA f
o> '3 -i -- F r ,. .0'.. 2.w IMPUOVEMENTS.
OSH -g .;:;
OSu .o.A... I a m.. CnO_ .is> If so, we would say-take a good look at
0 h : : -:":,: ::: Windsor young-barely 15 months old- WINDSOR before you decide where to Hettle.and .
, '1 : ',; = there are up and In 5urse of cOnstructionforty I
u Q = o 1 :5': SirSS houses, several of them costing from For further particulars,address:
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Il t:. 8 GE3 GEJFFIN.:
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< 17 West Forsyth Street Jacksonville Fla

convincing proof of the superiority of the Birror.\ss over any other Sulky Plow is:thc april 20-6mos 0 R 'v IN D S 0 It.
tact that we place it with fanners everywhere
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Jacksonville and Panama Park
Not a solitary one has yet been returned. Th:, is unprecedented in tho history of improve<<
, implements.

THOS. MEKLE $ CO. Real :EJs-ta"'te: :Ex.cb.an.ge.CITY : : .

I Manufacturers of


t WALKING AND R3D&NC& CULTIVATORS, Orange Groves,choice'Building Lots and good Garden land near the city for sale.
l Houses and Truck Gardens for Rent and excellent land in lots of half an acre and upwardsin
COTTON AND COP.l : NTERS. &c, &c good location,for sale on monthly payments to par ties who will improve.
&i-Groves planted and taken care of,houses built and improvements made for non-resi-
LOU .T, KY. dents.
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300,000 Sweet Seedlings and variety of ether fruit trees for sale.
-OS"Money to loan on improved property.

\ i..GO CORDe: : ; J. S. BELL Notary Public. j

Office Hours at No. Reed's Block,Bay street, City, .irom 9 to 11 A. M.
At Panama Park from 2 lo 6 p. M. sept29-U.

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T&la Is the record of a practical Indiana Sawyer, with the King of Notice to Shipper/is of Oranges
Saws, made from our Special English Tool Steel, capable of holding an
I O.ongertha.n any other saw made. We challenge the world to equal It. I


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', .' Price. $1.00 per footf including Handles and Gauge. Furr'8hed either regular gauge OT special attention of Shippers is called to the .JEW SCHEDULE arrangements ol
extra thin back. Any one sending this card with an order for a Saw of any length, will be presented these old established Railroads through Georgia, in co:-aectlon with the Cincinnati Southernand
; with one of our Celebrated Criterion Saw Seta. We take this method of introducing these sets to the Nashville Chattanooga and St. Louis Railways tc: Western Points. Inquiry into the
,Geera of.apa.. E. C. ATKINS & CO., SOLE MAKERS OF SILVER STEEL DIAMOND, merits of the roads that constitute this line, will sat!. fy Shippers as to their reputation for
i ,CONCAVEI. Toe TH DEXTER SPECIAL STEEL DIAMOND AND CHAMPION CROSS reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ.ihed,and their Schedules not experi-
UTS.. CIRCULAR, BAND AND MULAY SAWS, INDIANAPOLIS. IND. ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any information .regard to the Line cheerfully given.

H. Dudley Coleman Agent, New Orleans We give below figures that will show the best possible TIME between Jacksonville Cln
clnnatland all points West:
t Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes rill give explicit directions, and see
i Refrigerator Transportation for Strawberries and other Fruits to that their Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts, read t'11:i Savannah and Central Railroad of

Northern Markets.SOUTHERNjREFRIGERATOR. Georgia.

.Y S : CO.BOWEN'S Leave Jacksonville................_................(S.SAVANNAI.I'. 4 W.R"! ............_.............................._ 6:00 pm
Leave Gainesville......................................( ...................................?............. 2:00 pm
Leave Savannah................................................................ ... .... _.................................... 3:40 pm 1
PATENT REFRIGERATORS ) Leave Macon...................... .................._..._.................. .........._................................. 2:38 am i
Leave Atlanta.................................................._.............. ..............._............_............_ 9:35 am I
Will:;be preparedfcto carry Strawberries: for growers In Georgia"and] Florida to Northern Leave Boyce......................................_.............................. ...................._........................... 8:20 pm \
.. markets during the.coming season. Arrive ('Cincinnati........................................................... ..........................._..................... 5:00 am E
For rates and information apply to Leave Chattanooga................................_........................ ............._.................................1020 pm :
H. PILLOW Jacksonville Fla. Leave Nashville........................................................;....... ..........................'................._... 5:15 pm i
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W. H. LUCAS, Agent, G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
t dec7-3mos GEO. B. EDWARDS, Charleston, S. C. Jacksonville,Fla. Savannah,Ga.
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RAILWAY.WAYCROSS $500 will buy a fine residence lot at AVERY & BROWN, Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
Tampa. Easy terms. Sweet of Connecticut the natural Bone Set
At TMloanopy FlorIda ter. Has been used for more than 50 years,
SHORT LINE. I and is the best known remedy for Rheuma-
will buy 200 acres high rolling '. .'
$5000 ney nave all kinds of property!for sale,
tism,Neuralgia,Sprains, Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
land adjoining the new town of Lands unimproved and those In the highest
I All Trains of' this Road are Run by Ceuiial; ((90th) Pemberton, Junction of South Florida and state of cultivation. Orange Groves, LakeFronts wounds and all external injuries.
Meridian Time, which Is 33 Minutes SkN,r Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla- Vegetable Lands,Truck Farms,Town SOLD BY ALL DUUGG1STS-TRY IT.PIANOS&ORGflNS.
coochee River. etc. ---- ----- -- --
than Jacksonville Time. Lots, The home of the Orange, and the
place where the Vegetables love to grow.
a ON AND AFTER SUNDAY NOVEMBER will buy a residence lot in Oriole a There is no such country under the sun like .
15,1885,P&8sengerTraln leav alII' ,.rrl.'e $1 00 new Railroad town on 8. F. R.R., in that surrounding Micanopy. Circulars and .
daily, as follows: Hernando county. Easy terms: concessionsto .nformation furnished upon application. Of ail makes direct to cUJto'Ders -
those who will build. Place rapidly Im- AVERY & BROWN, from headquarters at
NEW ORLEANS KXPKES proving. mar:{+4i 1) Mioauopv. Kla.ELLSWORTH wholesale prices. All goods
guaranteed. No money asked
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Leave Jacksonville dally /:& a m till instruments are receivedand
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at... 7:15 pm I frwill buy a handsome lot in ParkersburgMarioncountyfacingon fully tested. Write OSi
Leave Callahan dally at_...... SOS a m $ I w w Coop' i!, before purchasing'! An investment of 2 cents may
Arrive at Waycross dally at............. ..10:00 a in er Park. Send for colored map. Property of- eave you from 850.00 to 8100.00. Address
Leave Gainesville......................._....... 6:20 a m ered very cheap. JESSE FRENCH, Nashville' Tenm
Arrive Gainesville....... 8:25 a m SUMTER:: COUNTY WAolaalo distributing Jtcp'tfor th SouOu
Arrive at Thomasville daily at-..
: p m
Arrive at Bainbridge dally at...... :&:35 p m $ 150 Windsor will buy, Alachua a large building county, a lot flourishing In- well located on the.T. & O. R. R. and in the
Arrive Chattahoocb.ee dally at...... 4:04: p m
r Arrive at Pensacola via L. &: N.R..H...I If:10 p m place. heart of theJLake Region.
J. Arrive at Mobile via L.&N. R. R-...... 2'J5: a m
Arrive atNew Orleans via L.&N.R.R 7:20: a m $5000 will buy 400 acres land adjoining U. S. FAST MAIL STEAMERSFOR
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from Windsor. Easy terms. Only
I Jacksonville, Pensacola, Mobile and New (100()( cash required; balance on long time to $100will
Orleans. suit purchaser.

I buy, warranted speculation or a Cheap .
FAST MAIL. will buy a well located lot of 10
$250 Palatka ana All Lamlin
Oriole land all and Home. Lots 170x210: feet. s sON
acres high
4 Leave Jacksonville dally at............._ 14J p m dry selected ;for culture.
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at,.........12:00: m ; orange Send for Circulars.
1.. Leave Callahan daily at..-.................. 2:25 p m Long terms of credit. Only $25 cash required, .
and an equal amount per annum plus the In-
Leave Chattahoochee at.11:10 am terest deferred E. II. UUCIi.lUANrop..
Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:20 p m terms offered on on high payments.dry lands The In Florida.easiest UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER
Leave Gainesville at 6:20) a m for Jan 4-3m Jacksonville, Fla
Arrive Gainesville............................. &') am Enquire particulars.
Leave Live Oak at.. 9:3a) In $450 wilt buy a tine 10-acre lot close by TAMPA, MANATEE RIVER.
Arrive at Waycross daily 4:20:: p ro station at Candler, Marion county. OTS SIZE FEET':
;. Arrive Brunswick via B. & .\'. R.R... 8:20: a m Very prosperous place; good lands. 40XIN00 $4. Key West Havana and New Orleans.

Arrive at Jesup daily at...................... 5:55 p ju $2 2 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can- Lakeview on Kingsley Lake peT ,
Arrive at Savannah dally at............... 7:40 p m 5 dler, close by the station. 5-S50 buys a nacre r I UK\ I DA
r. Arrive at Charleston daily at............ 1:10: a m will' buy a 40-acre tract of high roll- tract for *
Arrive at Washington D.C.,daily atll:00: p m $400 I. pine land lying little off from An On.ANa <;KOVL\ DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES
+ Arrive at New York ........ g a t:
dally at. 6:5: ) amt the S.S.,O. & G. R. It. in Marion county. Satisfactory Send 2 cent stump for Maps, etc., to
t, Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars,Jacksonvilleto
New York without chan e.J terms to buyers. TKOIMCAL. 1.Nn CO., '
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Washington $280 will buy a beautifully located P. O. Box HiS, Jacksonville, I: In. PEOPLE'S LINE STEAMERS.

{ to Jacksonville. whole block of lots Parkersburg. REFER TO Ex-Gov fieo. }F. Drew,
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars Jacksonvilleto Money in it for the right man. Over 300 lots 1 Jachsouvilleand Rev. C.

St. Louis, via Savannah, Atlanta, Nashville now sold. t.- >S' McLean, St. Augustine.nov9ly.
and Evansvllle. $ 150 will buy 1C acres good orange land SgggJi

adjoining Parkersburg. Steamers H. B. PLANT of the People's
r EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. $2500 will buy 80 acres high rolling Line, and CITY OF JACKSONVILLE,of the
Leave Jacksonville daily 5:00: ) p in i land adjoining Floral City, in J. E. M'GINNISS, De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will run as I
Arrive Jacksonville dally at........... 7:55 a In Hernando county. Money In it for subdivision follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Lint
Leave Callahan dally at....................... 5:13: p m into lots. Terms to suit. Room No. 10 Bostwick's Block Wharf at foot of Laura street:
Arrive at Callahan.............................. 7:11 a Jll will buy 80 acres good high rolling Leave Savannah, Florida and West-
j'" Leave Wa .? 7:57 pm $800 pine land north of Couper }F'. S. Jacksonville Florida ern Railway wharf, Jacksonville,
Arrive Waycross dally at.. 5:10 in fiernando daily,on arrival of Fast Mail train.
; a Good
Leave Gainesville dally at.................. 3:50:: p mA. m hood.R'y couuty. neighbor- Leave Jacksonville.............................. 3:00 p m
Arrive at Gainesvllledally at 9:15 Leave Green Cove Spring................... 5:10 p m
i: Leave Live Oak daily 7:15 a m m $600 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole REAL ESTATE Leave Tocoi......................................... 6:J5 p m
A. Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 5:50 p am With Lake Front. Leave Palatka.............................-....... 8:40 pm
r Leave Thomasville daily aU11:2: w will buy a handsome 80 acre tract Leave Welaka..................................-10:50 p m
;}a Arrive at Albany daily at. ... 1:41 p a IB $1 000 southwest of Oriole, close by im- BoughT and Hold. Leave Astor............... ........................- 2:00 a m
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t Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 7:10 a m provements; commanding building site; fine Leave DeLand Landing : a m
,' Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. It.......... 2:25: p m laud.J5IOnnwi11. Leave Blue Springs. ............-............- 5:00am
: ,1/ Arrive New Orleans via L. & N. R.R. 7:30 40 land Arrive Sanford, South Florida Rail-
\. Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R..... 2:20 a p m \J< > I dry,adjol buy I Ing acres town plat, high of Oriole.A and. Houses for Rent in desirable portions of the road wharf...... ........................_......... 7:00 a m

Arrive SU Louis................................... 7:10 a in fortune for some one by subdividing into city. City property handled and Arrive Sanford, City wharf......_......... 7:10 a m
lots. Arrive Enterprise............................... 8:10: a m
;' Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between building returns made promptly. Leave Enterprise................................. 8:30 a m
will buy 40 acres of land adjoining
I t Jacksonville and Louisville,Thoraasvllle, $600 preceding. Conveyancing done carefully and at short RETURNING,

L Albany, Montgomery and Nashville, and to will SO notice. Leave Sanford, City wharf.................. 6:25: p m
buy acres land adjoining
and from Montgomery and oalnesville.
$ 1250 Leave Sanford,South Florida" wharf 7:00: p m
t' Pullman Palace t Keeping Cars and Mann which the Company's lands at Pemberton Correspondent solicited. dec216raORANGEHIGHTS. Leave Blue Springs............................. 8:50 p IB
have laid in
they out lots.
Boudoir Sleeping Cars via Waycross, Albanyand River front. A building --- I Leave DeLand Landing............._...... 9:25 p m \
Macon; and via Waycross, Jesup and bargain. : Leave Astor........................................J 1:25 p mLeave
Macon; between Jacksonville and Cinch $2500 will buy 120 acres fine land be- Welaka.-.........................._._... 2:15am
nati. Also, Through Passenger Coaches via tween Dade City and Tucker- Leave Palatka................. ............_...... 4:30: a m
both routes between Jacksonville and Chat- town in Hernando county. Leave Tocoi........................ ................. 6:30am:
tanooga. will buy 40 acres splendid high "Heathiest Place in Florida." Leave Green Cove Spring................ 7:15 a m
r. Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between $400 land, two miles from Brook RV!lie. Arrive Jacksonville........_.....!............ 9:15 a m
Jacksonville and Savannah, and Gainesville
i t and Savannah. $800 will buy a young orange grove,265 High, rolllnsr, fertile lands, pure water,rail- Connecting at Tocol with St. Johns RaIl-
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jacksonville trees, some be Inning to bear; road facilities and Northern society. Supe- road at Palatka with Florida Southern
to Washington, D.C. grove In fine condition; Clay county, fine rior location for fruit and vegetable culture.A Railway ; at Astor with St. John's and
Pullman Palace t31eeplngCarsJacksonvllleto neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley few choice residence lots given to parties Lake Eustls:!: at DeLand Landing
Louisville via Tbomasvllle, Albany and Lake. who will build houses. Send stamp lor full with DeLand Rallwayj.ohn41 Railroad; at En-

Montgomery.Pullman I will buy 160 acres high pine land Information. terprise with A. C.,:P 1. J. & I. R. Railroad for
Buffet Cars New York $ nov9-ly C. B. PALMER.L. with steamers for Indian
Sleeping to in Hernando county; place has Tltusville; at Sanford -
Jacksonville, and Cincinnati to Jacksonville several hundred dollars worth of Improve- River, and with trains of the South
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars HL Louis to ments on It, including bouse; Railroad survey MORETON MURRAY, I tJIIARLESl\IcNAR Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa with
Jacksonville, via Evansvllle, Nashville, Atlanta runs tluough place. Notary Public. Justice of the Peao the steamer Margaret of the People Line
and Savannah. dSKnnn will' buy SIO acres finely located for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River;
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between \POUUU land In Hernaudo county. Will MURRAY & McNARY. also connecting with the steamships Mascotte
Jacksonville and Washington,and Jackson- sell all Hutchinson and Whitney for Key West and
ville and Cincinnati. part.HOMES Havana every Monday Thursday and Saturday -
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail EAST COAST LANDS arriving at Key West Tuesday, Friday
and Steamship connections and and Sundays, and Havana on Tuesday, Friday
checked through. Also, Sleeping Car bergs Halifax River, Volusla County, Fla. and Monday.
and sections secured at the Company's Office All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid BullIng Returning steamships leave Havana on
In Astor's Building,82 Bay Street,and at Depot IN FLORIDA Lots on and near River. Address, wit Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday Key
: Ticket Office and on board People's Line stamp, at Ormond. Volusla County, Fla. West Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, arriving
Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee. Her (.1V: at Tampa Sunday Thursday and Sat-
JA8. L. TAYLOR,. Oriole Hernando County.Send day, at New Orleans on Monday.A .

r General Piuwaneer Agent for colored Map of Oriole and freight steamer of the 'Jacksonville
SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD CO. Baya Merchants' Line, leaves '
t R. G. information how to home in Florida
FLEMING Superintendent. get a dally,at 6 p. m. Returning, leaves Sanford
Railroad in active
--- by operation. Splen- SANFORD, FLA.,Sept. 11, 1885. daily,at 9 a.m.
did orange lands. Large number of new
I it HOTEL KEEPERS groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly NOTICE. Racing by the Boats of this Company if
i coming in from all over the Union. Attractive From and after this date no Steamboats, Strictly Prohibited.For .
Send for Sample Copy of the plan purchase; but little cash required. Steam Barges, or vessels of any kind, will, be further particulars inquire of
Illustrated Hotel News Bargains offered. allowed to take on or put off Freight Passengers JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
,or land at the wharf of the South Omce. Waycross Steamboat WharfJacksonville
Omce Park House Block W. B. CLARKSON, Florida Railroad Company, at Sanford, Fla., ,FIa.W. .
Opera except such line or lines of steamers or other M. DAVIDSON, .
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Office 72J W. Bay St. stairs vessels as are the direct advertised connec- General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.C. .
: up tions of the said company, and working un- D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
The only Illustrated Hotel Paper published Jacksonville Fla. der contract with them. BavalnahGa
Subscription,>92 per yor.oeUtf (Signed) JAMES E. INGRAHAM, H.B.HAINES, Gen'} Manager
1i'Ai J sepOl-tf President. Sept. 17.tf. Savannah Q*.


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( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
220,000 ACRES SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1886, 5.50 a. m., [ESTABLISHED 1871.]
Trains will leave and arrive as follows:
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t SOUTH FLORIDA LANDS.j ,.H,-...,.U.1 I .0 cb. .0'.' w z d.c .:So:: FRUIT AND PRODUCEOOIMIIMIISSIOIlSr

j Situated on each side of the STATIONS. =*4 E Q cF-4 oZ -;'... 0.z. : : : : MERCHANTS: :: ..

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,1'f South Florida Railroad and its SOUTHERN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES A SPECIALTY.
Leave AM = I.AM AM
Bartow Branch R. R. Wharf ...- : ..: : J2C and 328 North Delaware Ave., Philadelphia '
't Sanford0 8 40 _..... 4 30,10 (00 7 50 Ian 22,tf.
tBelalr.......... 3 8 50 ..._. 4 42 10 10 8 05
In the Counties of Longwood... 10 9 05...._ .5 (00,10), 25 8 40 ,
I Altamonte_ 12 10 1033 9 00 Estii"bllsliecl! 1871.
Orange, Mal tland.... 15 2') 10 45 9 3.5
Polk Winter Park IS :S1i0 55 955
.... OrlandoKissliumee........ 22 913..5 55il;; 15 11 20 G. W. SHALLCROSS & CO.

!f. Ilrevard Sumter-, .. 40 05 130 1

and Hillkboroiigh. JHainesCity (Hill 20 6 17....M.. .. .PM....._ _...... F'IF1.Jr:1IJ:1I: :: :: : .A.1'WI: :) JI? :Ft.C>:JLT E],
Bartow J'nc (W,11 40' 637......... ......_ 3 50 ,i
83,000 Acresof AuburndaleLakeland. 72S3 1150PM 6 50..t I..._... 4 15 91 PARK PLACE, NEW YORK. 1

..... 1220: 750,.........;........ 5 40 Consignments oranges! solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges without 1
these are NEWLY acquired Lands, which Plant City... 93; 12 43!. 820....._':......- 635 having to send to auction. Remittances sent on day of sale. JuneS-ly
( Seffner_..._...103a! 168 8 48 ..._...:........ 7 :20 IESTABLISIJED
, having been for several years reserved from Ar Tampa... H511 40 925 ..._...J..._... 8 00 I i
E 1875.- '!
sale are now offered. I NORTH BOUND.
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These lands comprise all classes and grades H NI, 52o : .;
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of South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak STATIONS.Z- OZ SZ' ;;Z oZ:s ,
f I Lands among the Backbone Hills In the famous = m o o
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Commission Merchant and Forwarder
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LeavePH PM A M

Lake Views and Lake Fronts large areas of Tampa......... .0 200.._... 530.._... 6 aU:
h r ; Seffner......... 12 2 30 ._ 6 05 ._ 715 Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.
1 table lands well timbered with Pine,and Oak Plant City_ 22 2 50 ._ 6 40...._.. 8 20 Branch PackingHouseVaycrosn Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.
Lakeland.. ... 32 3 15 ..._... 7 30() ..._... 9 50
undergrowth Low, well-timbered, PineLands Auburndale 43 3 40...._... 8 00 ........ 10 35 C:> : s J.e rY1 0:118:
: ; ran.ge
r Bartow J'nc 47 355 ..._... 816 ......_ 1135 ,
; Prairie and Marsh Lands sot in rich JHainesCityKlsslmmee. 54 4 08 ........ r8 35 PM ........ And other Fruits and Vegetables,
AM Ar L v
native grasses affording good pastures for .. 75 515 605 930 2 00 130 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
93 6 00 7 00 PM 2 50 3 25 ,

cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered in the Winter P'rkMaltland. 97 6 12 7 15 ... 302 3 55 Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
r .... 100 6 18 7 23 ......_ 3 10 4 15
1 thriving new railroad towns of Kissimmee, Altamonte.. 102 6 Z1 7 35 _...... 325 4 40 Gr-reen. I
emon.RIPENED :
Longwood... 105 6 35 7 45......._ 335: 515 .
Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lakeland JBelalr....... 112 650 807 ......_ 350 540 AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.
,I Ar. Sanford 115 7 00 8 20,......_ 400 555

I Plant City, Seffner,Mango,Orient and .I R. Wharf.... Gr-ro were' !:t"U.pp1ies.: ::

, Dade City. I. Pemberton Ferry Branch.-8.F. R.R. Have a full stock of Growers'Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
: F'st K'st F'st F'st Boxes,which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
I J' For further information apply to Land Department :" M'L Ft. STATIONS. M'l Ft. (Bangor)Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etc.,all of
ti 19. 21. 20. 22. the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.
of South Florida Railroad Company --P.M. -A.H -A.M -P.M. Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car --

ft ,Sanford,Florida.WALTER o 5.15 5.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.3 7.0.575
ill 11 5.47 6.30 ........Owensboro......... 8.58 6.20 61 Send for Oircular8 and Stencils. sepl4-tf
r 16 5.58 7.00 .........Bade City........ S.48 5.5859
GWYNN l3: 6.17 7.30 ........._RlchlandLakeland._......... 8.31) 5.20 '52
43 7.35 9.00 .........- ........... 7.40 3.5032
Janl2-tf General Land Agent. 53 8.00 Ar ..........Plant City.......... 6.55...... 22 w. N.
63 8.2i '.............: 6.25. .......12 JUSTICE
I 75 8.55 Arrive.Tarn pa_Leave 6.00. ....... 0
Barlow Branch.-Daily except Sunday Wholesale Commission Merchant
LEDWITH & SOLLEE, South Bound. ,

DEALERS IJf No. 313 North Water Street, Philadelphia.
.PATIONS. y Pas. Pas. Pas.
r" REAL ESTATE A 13. 15. 17.
M. remitted of sale small -COo
--- 19-6m* Large shipments on day shipments.weekly

Office, No.7 Herkimer Block, A.M P.M. P.M. -""
Leave..._Bartow Junction...... 0 11.50 4.10 8.20
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Leave....Winter Haven._........ 12.05 4.25 8.40
Headquarters for Haines City Property. Arrive_...Bartow.............?...... 17 12.40 5.00 9.25
i North Bound.
STATIONS. Pas. Pas. Pas. Pas.
HAINES CITY. =- Afrt No. &Ft No.
g 12. 14. 16. 18.
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j SECURE TOW LOT Leave Bartow................. 0 5.30 2.501; 7.00 10.30: (
I Leave Winter h aven..12 6.12 3.257.33' 11.05
Arrive BartowJunctionl7t| | 6.30 3.40.: 7.50 11.20
t Sanford and Indian River Ilailroad. s
: Land with Dally except Sunday.
Healthy High Rolling
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3 5.17 ........tFort Heed......... 7.tS liJ
This !. a Rare Opportunity to Purchase 5 5.25...... ...tHutledge...... ... 7.40 12 J:
17 6.roIAr..Ovldeo..I\. I I
Lots on the Highest Tractof ----

Flag Stations. Trains No. :3, 5, 9 allcl: .
Laud in Tropical Florida. Dally except Sunday. No. 1 and 2 Dai \.
Trains No. 4,6,10 and 8 Daily except Sund...
Train No.3 stops at LaKeland lor breakf.-i.
Train No. 2 stops at Kisslmmee! for suppor.
Haines City is situated ball way between Trains No. 19 and 20 Dally. Tmius No.21 a.:... r
Sanford and Tampa,and right on the South 22 Dally except Sunday. rF
Florida Railroad. It is situated on the highest Connects Sanford with Sanford and l In-
land in South I"'lorlda-rich,rolling and dian River Itallroad for Ovideo and points un
healthy This excellent country lies to the Lake Jessup; with the People's Line an-
I southward of large lakes which protect the DelJary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamer!
tropical fruit. There AS no frost here. The for Jacksonville and all intermediate po inns
fact of the Indians having selected this section on St.Johns River,aud with Steamers for In I'. D. UuGEKS. C. B. ROOEKH.
of country as a home demonstrates beyond dian River and Upper St.Johns.At .
a doubt that it is absolutely the richest D. D. ROGERS & CO.
portion; since it is their aim,on account of Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers ,
aversion to labor to find the most fertile and Bassinger,and points on Kissimmee river. DEALERS Iol1a

r. .': very tracts moderate; thus affording expenditure large labor.returns from a Railway At Pemberton for all points Ferry NorthI with Florida East and Southern West, : :E; ar: .A. I... It C> C> PUI1: : Gr- ,

\ Come, and see this town before buying elsewhere and Railway at Bartow for Fort with Meade and points South.Southern Corrugated Fire Proof Iron Shutters,&c.,Metalic Building Supplies.

I ',' F.J.HINSON Through Tickets sold at all regular stations State Agents for E.Van Noorden &Co'sMETALIC
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points North East and West.
Haines City,Polk County,Fix FREDERIC: H. RAN 0, SHINGLE
r j toad for deMrtptlre circular,free. m y25-85 ien'l Ticket Agent. 74 West Bay street.1ACKBOZ'VILLE.LFt.I.. : .,



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Atlanta, Ga................... 40 70 00 Champaign Ill............ :: 90: 150 00 Galllon. Ohio.................' 85 iItO 00Gallipolis Lincoln, Neb.. ..............' 115 ,,,220 00 Peoria 111.._................. 80S 140 00
Atchison Kan.............. 1 16 175 00 Dalton Oa.............. ...... 50 87 50 Ohio............ 90 ISO 00: Macon, Ga.............. ...... : 35 6123 P1ttsbur. Pa............-.. 1 12 167 00
Admin, Mich............... 90 150 00 Dayton, 0.. ... ............... 80 130 00 Grand Rapids, l\1lch..... 90 1150 00.: Mobile, Ala..................... 50 : 8750 Qui n cy J.Ill...................... 1 18 00
Ann Harbor, I1ch....... 90 ISO 00 ,Delaware, Ohio............. 80 130 00'' Henderson Ky............. 70 115 00 Mon omery. AIR........' 40 I 7000 ....._............... 50 18187 50
Alton, IlL..................... 85 IUO 00 Defiance. Ohio................ 85 140 00, lick man, Ky......."...... 70 ::11500 Mansfield, Ohio............, 90 ISO 00 Romejua. HI............ 115 17500
Anniston, Ala......?.,..... 40 70 00 Detroit Mich................ 90 ISO 001 Indianapolis: Ind........ 80 00 Massll1on, OhiO............ 0050 I 00 Rochester, N. Y........... 124 177 00
1 Birmingham..Ala..?...... 40 70 00 Danville, Ill................ 85 140 retrersonvt11e, Jnd...... 75 123 00 Mt. Vernon., Ohio........., 80 ,,130 00 Sandusky Ohio............ 90 ISO 00
Bloomington, Ill ......... 90 ISO 00 Davenport Ia. ...........1, 1 10 II8 oo' Jacksonville r 11L.........i 85 ,,140 00 Memphis 60 ';10500'Ml1waukee. Sioux City, Iowa.......... 132 190 00
Burlington Ia.............. 1 J1 1'6: 00 ;I Dubuque, Iowa............ 90 00 r Jollet 111........................1 85 1140 00 90'150' 00 Springfield, IlL............ i 122 195 00
Belleville ill......?......... 65 140 00 I Des Moines Iowa......... 1 45 1216 00! Jefferson! City, 1\10........, 1 25 00 Madison, Tenn..1 80 ''130 00, St. Joseph, Mo..............1 I 1 ]16 17500Ht.
Buffalo, N. Y................. 1 12 167 00 Denver, Col................... 2 81 ;'3CJO 00 Knoxville. Tenn ......... 60 '10.5001, ......,, 128 192 5011M ) Louis, 1\10... ... .. .... 85 140 00
Day City, Mlch........,..... 1 00 170 00 [Dixon, IlL..................... 90 1150, 00 Renton, Ohio............... ,, 99 142 ooi' ( Madison Wls................' 1 2S 173 50: Saginaw Mich.......... .. I 95 160 00SprlngfieldOhio..1
t Bristol, .J.enn............._ 78 IISO 00 Elyria, Ohio.................. 1 06 I U9 00 Kalamazoo nch_......' 00 ISO 001 Montreal, Canada.......,' 1 .u 12O'.a 00''' 90 137 00
Cleveland 0........... ...... 00 150 00 Evansville, Ind............ 75 125 00 Kansas City, 1\10..._...... 16] ]7500 Nwhv111e.Tenn............ 60 105001 8t. Paul, Minn..............1 25 I9'J 50
Cincinnati, Ohio......... 70 11500 Fast Saginaw, Mich...... 95 160 00 [.ansin ,l\ltch............... 100 170 00 i New Orleanf:_.......... ... 60 Toledo 0. .................. 9OSO] 00
Cairo, Ill..........?........... 75 125 00 East 5t. Louis, 111......... 8.5 140 00 LaCrosse, Wis.............. 141 208 00 :Newark' Ohio................ 90 ISO OOi Terre haute, Ind ....._ 80 180 00
Columbus! Ky.............. 70 11100 Emporia;Kan................ 1 56 Z2 50 Lima, Ohio......"..... ...... 80 1M 00 ''Omaha, .- eb................. 16 115 00'' Toronto, Can................. 13 178 00
Columbus, Ohio............ 80 130 00 Erie, Pa.......................... 1 12 167 00 Lafayette[ ; Ind............... 85 140 001 1 :Ottawa, Can................. 130 200 001 Topeka, Kan................. 140 2f11 SO
Columbus Ga............,... 40 70 00 Fort Wayne Ind......?.. 815 ItO 00 Lancaster, Ohio............ 8.5 140 '011 City Pa.. ................. 1 12 167 001 Urbana, Ohio......,.,...... 80 130 00
\ Council Bluffs, la........ 1 41 208 00 Findlay Ohio............... 102 lU 00Fremont Leavenwortn, Kan ...... 1 16 175 001') Pekin, Ill. ..................... 00 150 00Pana Wheeling, W.Va.......... 1 12 181 00
.. Chicago, 111._............... 85 140 00 I Ohio .......1 04 l43 00 Louisville r Ky_............. 70 115 00 Ill......................... 65 140 00Piqua ) Winnipeg, Man............ 2 40 379 50
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\ Jacksonville Callahan and Live Oak................................................................ 20 40 c5 50 I 40'' SO : 40 8011! 40: 80 40 SO I: 40 ROI 401) SO' M 96
Gainesville, J.'I Tew JJranCord............._.............,........................................................ 25 5O.W 60 i 4:31: 90 45 90'' 451 90' 45) 90 4.'i' 90: 45 901' 45 90 60 110
Landings on 8 t. Johns rl ver.................................................................................... 30 6'' 3.5 70 50: 100 I 50 100' 50'()' 100 50 j 100 m 1 00' 50100 50100 63 116
Stations on Fla. So. ny north of and Including Ocala ....................................._. 45 I 50 100 65'' 130 63130: 6i{) 1 ''O I 6.'i' i 130 65'> 1301 651130' 65 180 79 1 467u
Stations on Fla. 80. Ry. south of Ocala ............................................................... 50 1.0 55 1 10 7011 40 701; l 40 70 1 10 70 'I 1 40 1 40 70to, ;'' 70 1 40 84 156 -
Stations on Fla So Rr.; St. J. 6c L. E. Division................................................... 50 100 55 1 10. I 70' 1 40 I 701 140 70 1 40'' 70 1 1 40 70 1 401 70: 1 40' 70 1 40 s.t 15K
Landings on Lake Santa Fe...................,................................................................ 4.5 90 I 150 1 00. i 65 f 1:30: 65'{)') 130 t 651' j 1 301', 65 I 1 30() 6,5 1 M 653: 131: 65 130 80 148
Tampa........... .............................................................................................. ,1)5 110''' 120 75 151) I 7.5') 1 501! i' 751 fill 7.5 ;1 1 50 75 1 501 75: 1 roo 75 150 88 1 65
Landings on Manatee River................................................?.................. .............. 50') 10 I 60 120 75 150 I 751 1 50' 75\ 150j : 75' 150 i 7.5 ]1501: 751 1 50'' 75 1 50' 90 1 66
Stations 0 n J.,8t. A. & II. R. Ry.......................................?......_........................... 3:1: 60 I'I'I 38 70 53 1 100()( r 53''' 1 00: : 531! 1 'OJ' ; 53: :I 100 ; 5.1'' 1 001 531! 1 001, 53 1 00' fr7 1 IS
Palatka. .......?........................ .......................?.............._............_.................. 2') 50,: 30: I 60 4')1 00: 15; 90' 4.)1' 00,,: tr ', 90 451, 901, 4.5 90 4.5 901, 58 106
St. Augustine. 33 60 38 -0 1 1 00' 5J: 100: 5.1; 1 001 5.1 : 1005Oi 531100. 53,100 : 53 100" tr1 116
Stations on T.&K.W.Ry..0 60 I;,,35 1 i 70 I,, ; t 00 501 1 00, SO'' 100'' r.O i 1 00 50'' 100 50')' 1 0011 i SO'' 100 I 67 16]

Stations Landings on on South Lakes Florida EUl\tls Railroad and Harris ........................................ ......................... 55 1 101 I 60 I I 1 20!i 751160)" 711:' ISO'' I!, 7511 1 SOl}' 75 150 75! 1 501 751; 1501! 751! 150 I 90 166
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From nJtWood: to Or'lando, inclusive...................... ........ ................... ......... 40 8O1' ,I 45 I 00 601 1201 60 120, ell 120 I 60 120() I 60'' 1 20 60,' 1 20 I 60 120 73 1366i
From Gatlin to Lake Parker, Inclusive._................................................ ...... 4.5 Wi l 50 I 1100 651 130)) f'j)' : 130 65l' C)1 65'' 130 1 301 f 63 l 130 65 130 78 148
From Acton to incluslve.................................................................Bartow .. ... 1 OOj 1 5.5 I i 1 10 70 140'' 701110. 701141)) 7n 140 701140; 701 1 70 140 8.1 156
Stations on F. R. &: N. oo. north of and in luding Ocala............................... 55 001150 i I 1 CO( 65 ), 6'1 1$0 f.' !, 70)') I 1 30 65; 130 65l130, I 65 130 79 1 41\
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south of OcalaN........................................................., 50 1 i 1 10 70 1 401 70I14O! 70, 1101 110, 70: 1 101 741' 1 40'' 70 1 40 56 -
Stations on Sanford &: Indian River R. R..... ........................ ............................. 3.5 701 i!, 40 : 80 55 110, 55: I 10 I 5.51 10] : rii I 1 10 !;I 551: 1 10jl 551' 1 10, i 55 1 10 6811 26
Stations on TavareR, Orlando d;: Atlantic H. R.................................................- M 1 001 50'') 1 I 10 70 140 701 I 1 40 70 1 401, : 70 1 40 : 70: I 701 1 40 I 701 140 88 165
Gulf points north Tampa,............ ...................................................... .................. 55') 1 10 160! 120I 951 1 50 75''; 1 !jO 7:)! 1 )OJ.' 75 i 1 rJU 7.5 1511) ,. 751,1 ; 15 150h 90 166
Gulf points south Tampa...................................................................................... 75 80 I 160d 190,1:I 953' 190, 9.31 1 {95); !, 190I 9'5, ,, 9i 1 1 10 206I
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CONNECTIONS. 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 rata excess of char
Double dally'fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car-load i i-+ *-st"m- 'e,l at 20.! .IIO(>'1() po-m.ls.! or .. Standard Boxes. Excess of tnl
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior I anaount will bo ohare* r". "" rts ''Q'.. ',,...i ..h'nJ1'1"h, ratb to one destination .tv

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consig..ee.
Providence. I Prepayment of freight will not he required, but good order and condition of shipment
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
llondaysVednesdays and Fridays. I transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage, however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving I occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such Ion 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 Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this/ Line in good faith to connect ions at those points will not
Savannah every Thursday. 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 given for insertion ID
Saturday. Bill Lading and m tb. Wax-bill.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rates. )
No single shipment taken for less than $1 to Boston New York, Philadelphia and Balti
II3VFOR3IA.TIO3V: JfOR SHIPPER more. If shipped beyond,they will be charged in addition the single package rates of connecting I i
lines and cost of transfer. t
To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of connecting Stencils shipping receipts and information furnished on application to any ol the agent ,
lines Ito above rates. For further Information, if needed, apply to Agents of the lines or to
he dimensions of the Standard Box for Oranges are 12x12x27 inches and the weight I ism C. P.OWEN8fc> JAMES L. TAYLOR, ]
ted at.80 pounds. I TrafflcjManager; Savannah, Ga. Gen'l Freight.Agent, Savannah, G*. '



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" Also for Lands owned by ,'l---_:f' H:: =.. : Finest Lands. Best Paying Groves.
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1.1 A.&G.C.0.&OKEECHOBEE LAND CO. Q docU-ly BURTON K. BARRS, Seville, Fla.

t Correspondence Solicited.

Special pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement reinvestment.
, Town Lots,Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Stock Pasturage Lands. i:< C. A.. :J3C>.A.Et.J)1\I.I.A.: : : .A.gent: ,
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 OFFERS FOR SALE
or St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard,Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee and

, Monroe.Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands settlers have located ou them during the past I LARGE TRACTS OF LANDS .
i six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present .
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.
i: Address all correspondence( about the above lands toW

1.11:1.a"J'YJ: : Cjan.n.on.: : : So-u..1ib. a act :Eas"'t :F-1oriCla.


E. R. TRAFFORD, General l'\Janner' : ; TIMBER LANDS,


; 90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands In South Florida I

Lands specially selected for Oranges and Lemons.
I march 9-ly P. O. Address, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Two hundred deep,clear spring lakes,within a radius often miles. Their high banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being ou the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an Inducement to the Invalid.Its of
beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for British Colony Roxburgh
people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home,where all the pleasures and comforts of our ,
balmy climate can enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture -
'! of the. orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the tact that both the South Florida NOW FORMING.
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 upwards -
,and will be sold on most favorable terms to Improvers or settlers. Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators. The


At the month of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast high land in full view of the town is only 5 miles from the metropolis of the State, situated on one of the
i 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
I acres now being.established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville.
I looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church school saw-mill and all requisites
for settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-
Address .
west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands In Sumter, Alachua and Orange Counties J. C. ROXBURGH
,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It would ,
II do chasing well for elsewhere.prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before pur- nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.


For full particulars address, BOWKER'S ORANGE GROWER.
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County,Florida.
i G. M. MORRISH, Anclote.Hernando County, Florida.J. .
E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.A. .
C. MARTIN Macklnnon. Orange County, Florida,or to --
E. R. TRAFFORD, General ManagerSanford,Orange County, Florida. :

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I Disston Land Companies.


Florida Land and Improvement Co.

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


Kissimmee Land Company.


This fertilizer was one'OI tne first fold In a heavy crop of fruit and put on an extraor
Acres of Choice Lanes Florida for orange groves,and has given gen-I dlnary growth through the whole season;
2,500,000 eral satisfaction. It contains a large amount but 1 he most remarkable re obtained from
:P of potash principally in the form of sulphate, j the use of this fertilizer is the fact that the
which experience has proved to be better i fruit is fine and bright, and there has been
I' for sale in East and South Florida, adapted to the cultivation of Tropical adapted to the orange. I I I II scarcely a fallen orange In tbe grove,while
I II I my own prove alongside which wa not ferti-
; Cane Rice
Fruits, Sugar etc. THE DE BARY GROVE. i! lized, has lost almost the entire crop, the
earth beneath the trees being covered with
ENTERPRISE,FLA. i i I regard the form of potash used In the
DEAR: SIR-I purchased from ;you last l<'eb-I preparation of this fertilizer be the great
uary ten tons of Bowker'fc Orange Grower, i desideratum of the bearing groves.
4 which I applied to Mr. Frederick DeBary's :j Respectiullv yours,
orange groves of bearing trees. The trees set I (Signed) W.B,Watson,Manager
information and'circulars; forwarded on application. Address For free copy of the most valuable and ino cresting circular ever Issued with reference
.this branch of the orange Industry,. address
No. 305 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. I JOHN D. WELD, General Agent,

dea2l 3m 78 Bay street, Savannah, Ga.
a Pine and Forsyth Streets, Jacksonville, Fla. oc5-tf


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Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and THE CLARK'S COVE GUANO Co.

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest._

First-Class Passenger. Accommodations. HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES!
No TrtviiHlili iTicnt.: H* 4No Extra Ilanaiinw. "it*
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The superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to ai1 from O 93 M

Boston every Thursday at 3 P. M., and from Savannah as follows: : O flO Q 0 Im

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GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge....................................................Thursday, January 28, at 12:30) p"m r I" (':)
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley .................-....................Thursday;; February. 4, at tit!>*0 p. in \7rvoa ..00 0
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge...................................._..............Thursday, February II, at [I0.i0 a. in I I z : -
CITY Otf M/VCO Capt. Kelley...................................... .Thursday, February: 18, at (5:00 p. m Q an
GATE CITY. Capt. Hedge... .............................................Thursday, February 25. at 11:00( a. in x ii D' = r
CITY OF MACON, Capt Kelley..................._......_.................Thursday, :March 4, at 5:00: ( p. m a: 'r.a 2/ 0..
GATE CITY, Cap!. Hedge........ ............................................._Thursday, March 11, at 9.30:: h. m m
CITY OF MACON, CapU Kelley.............................................Thursday, March 18, at p. m O p+ .
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge............... ....................................._Thursday March 2=>, at ton( > a. m C 7 -
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...................._........................ Thursday, April 1, at m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge..........................................................Thursday, April 8, at 8:30P.. m AR J THE nEST=INIIU E.
Through Bills oi Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad Georgia Savannah, Florida Prof. Isaac Stone, in hIs artIcle on Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times-Union
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. Oetober,1SS5, says: "Of all the fertilizers u..ed on some 15.000 trees,the (lark's Cove Orangl'-
(Florida Dispatch) and the Steamers of the b Jsland Route.W. Tree Food gave better results than any other used." Send for Pampbletand; full particu-
H. RIN NIckerson's Wharf, Boston.
F. W. NICKERSON & CO., General Agents, Bosto larstdec7tf WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER, State Agent

For Freight apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents Savannah, Ga.
For Rooms and Tickets apply to VV"J: I.I.A.1\I.: : [ .A.. :l3C>"'CTFl..S,
IiJ ep 1-85 HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G. S. Agent 66 Bay Street.
(Successor to J. E. Hart,)

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

20 AVcs Kay Street, Jacksonville,

TI: :M: E! -FOR- c-.A.: .:: =. I.I: :>E] SEEJS.:

55 to 60 Hours I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free
on application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat,


NEW YORK ----- -- ---.-
J. E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.

Grxmrivnteecl l\ Anulysls. f

Steamship Companv.Central Comprising ORANGE J|[% ., TREE and VEGETABLE

Rates Between Savannah TRADE >IWU(c
and New
To or from New York, Cabin, S2>; Steerage, 513; Excursion (return trip), S13.50
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC.
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Prices on application. July 'Z1 t1 ,
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CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nickerson.Monday, March 1 J- 3-:*<<) m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. 1L C. Daggelt........................Wednesday, arch! 3- ::{ p.. m "
OHATTAHOOCIIEB. Capt. iTfttharine......_................Kridny, larch 5- feiop:( m ."
NAOOOClIEE, VJ1 Kempton. : March S- 7:3\a. : ESTABLISHED 1850.
TAhLAIIASsEE, Capt.JJf h ...............;Wednesday.v.Monday, March !10- 8 :0:\ m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt.t NIckerson ........................................ .Priday, March It-lO:31): )a.a. In m Ho J. BAKER & BRO.
CITY OF SAVANNAI{, Capt. 11. C. Daggett.................................Monday, Mari h 1.5- 2:1)1)) 111 ,
CHATTAIIOOCln, Capt. Catharine.....................................Wednel'day.Iarch 17- 1:00 p. m
NAU000HEE Capt. Kempton................ ...... ...................'rhlay, March 19 5:30 P. m 215 Pearl Street, New York,
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher ...............ZI"......Z..... ..... .....Monday. p. MANUFACTURERS OFBAKEf'S
CITY 8 -' E&ViW NIckerson....................................Wt'dnesdav, SnSSlSiwRi: : m rn
rrY S \v 11. C.1)aggetL ............... ............... Friday, March 2j( -ll:<>Na. Ill COMPLETE
L/liA'l'l'AIIOOCIILiKJ, Capt. Catharine.............. ..................... ..-:\lollday.farrh '>.7- 2:00 in
NACOUUIIEE, Capt. Kempton.Wednesday. \ arch :t'I- 3:8i p.p. m

[These Steamers FOR PHILADELPHIA.do not carry Passengers.] TREE MANURE {
JUNIATA,, Capt.apT! DaSgett:- ...RaturttaIarch atunJa March 13-1I:30a.)- HX: > a. in in j

Capt. '
: .
-.Satunlay March 0-
T: 6:30
J UNIATA, Capt. Daggett........... .......................................... ..Saturday, March :27-12:00\ a.n'in n food required by the Orange Tree from the time of settingout
to *1 m.ituritv, such plant food bring; in a highly concentrated form. Its effects are at
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, once M n i I"\ t..e healthy appearance of the tree,the leaves of which assume a dark green f
Connecting with the color, and the and of the is The splendid conditionof
Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (\Va>"cross Short Llnetund, yield quality oranges lamely improved.
the Sea Island Route. the trees (which is produced by this fertiliser)caablesthecn to withstand much that would
Otfer to the Traveling' PqbUc and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. otherwise be most injurious to them, and 4

via Through.\'an"ahFor Tickets and further Rills of particulars Lading issued apply to principal to points North East and North.:s! PREVENTS RUST AND INSECTS, \

HENRY YONGE, Agent, G.1.. SORREL. as will be seen from the following iORANGE ,
PIer No.:.fa' North River, New York.
Building Savannah, Ga.
w. L. JAMES, Agent, 13 S. Third Street, Philadelphia. .
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida Western Ry. 'o., 2bl Hroudwa{ ). .. Y. GentlemenIn reply to your letter asking what success I have had with
For' Rooms and Tickets apply to the Baker Orange Tree Fertilizer, I would state that I am very much pleased
1, $:;
aug 'Jy n. R. CHRISTIAN (den'lSolicitlugAgent,6) Hay street. 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
my pine-apple trees with excellent: results. !


Per ton I The high standard of this, and all of our Fertilizers,will be maintained in the future as In
I quote.. at Jacksonville 10 W 2o t uw SIS irl> I ANALYSIS : the past. Sulphate of Potash, Jlurlate of Pottish. Sulphate of Ammonia, Super
Phosphate of Lime, and all the Chemical strict
:5 to 10 tons ltf.5ii Moisture Agricultural: of purity eon
*' s.iO' l Imnd. Pure Ground Bone
scantly on Strictly
under tons a specialty. .
4JU.oO) >Itrogen, e<]ual mmonla ;.(Nt
riceat Mills,Madison, Fla., 51.50: per ton I Phosphoric Acidequal Hon Fpmulltlveparttcurars and
1 PhosphAte iPercent I P. McQUAID Jackson* Fla. JI
ess above. Potash .. I to I Ik desorip I to ,
FOR SALE BY I Who keeps a full stock of our Fertilizers constantly on hand,or to

J. J2. HART Jtiolcjsoirvillo, I '1n., I

General Agent for Madison Oil-Mills
Wm JL. Fretband A o.Tavares, Fla. Bury. Anderson ).tandarlnl'la.