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: July 5, 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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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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$120,000 is now being expended in country. The maximum quantity recommended themselves as being owners of orange

California. improving the same. The stock of by standard authoritiesfor groves in Florida,and not one of them

the water company is held by ,the annual application to who did not declare that the orangesof
owners of the land. But how about orange San Diego county were superiorto

CALItOKNIA-AND FL.OUIDA.. the water bills? They cost but an average groves upon these lighter lands is 800 even the 'Indian river' orange, and

Florida Deceives Ar.other Slap from the of $3 an acre per year, while pounds per acre of fertilizer valued at out of all comparison superior to the

California Pre .. the fertilizers of Florida cost from $23.00 per ton ; and even this, exceptin ordinary orange of that famous orange-

The editor of the Riverside Daily $25 to $50 per acre per year. We old groves, is applied to other crops producing State. From all the Florida
this from John A. McDonald consulted the universal
Press, in the, issue i of the 16th ult., get statement grown between the trees and in them- growers ,
of Eustis, Florida, and other testimony was that the Navel orange,
subjoins the following remarks to a Florida orange growers, and if it is selves remunerative.The with them, was a very shy bearer, and _

reprint of a communication by "An not correct the reader will know our Press throws open the doors to could not be depended upon as reliable,

Old Californian" which appeared in .source of information. the poor, but immediately adds by in the crop produced, or in remaining..

the.FI/ RID, .1JISPATcIl n short time The doors of California are not way of prohibitory clause, that the seedless, many specimen* carrying a
J closed to people or to' people of dozen .ir. more seeds. So unsatisfactory .
since: poor first cost of a ten acre lot is from $1,000to
limited means. The day laborer can has this, our most esteemed vari-
We the article entire that our Ten of land in
give $2,500. acres good that
get better wages in California than in ety, proved, many growers are
people may see what kind of reports Florida, and the man of limited Florida can be had from $100 to now budding the Navel trees with
will into occasionally. It is
get print means can here easily get a start. Ten $1,000, an' will yield a handsome re- more certainly productive sorts-St.
that the Rev. Mr. Batemanhas "
not read the New Testament muchof acres will cost from $1,000 to $2,500 turn in three years either as truck or Michaels, Mediterranean Sweets, etc.
location and if We expect that the general run of
according to planted
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fruit farm.
late or he would have been more"careful
to raisin vineyard will give enough I Eastern people will say that our or-
of his statements having the The Press raises of
a question ve- better than those in
returns the third year to support the anges are grown
example of Ananias and Saphira in family. racity. Every truth loving friend of Florida, but that the owners of Florida

his mind's eye. It is strange that any Will the FLORIDA DISPATCH do Florida instinctively recalls the gross orange groves will say so is somethingentirely ,
would tell such deliberate
sane man the even-handed justice to publish this misrepresentation and bare-faced unexpected. Our orange suits
falsehoods and lie so vigorously when appropriation -
the Northern better than that
refutation of attack this palate
partial an on
there is nothing to be gained. It must by which certain Califor-
country that is unjust and uncalledfor of the South, because our oranges carry -
be that as a minister he proved a fail- ? nia papers lead by the Riverside Press, a larger percentage of acid than

ure in California, and going to Floridahe sought to make it appear that Cali- Florida oranges do, and this gives the

thought to raise a few sheckels by We don't believe Mr. McDonald fornia the California orange more "life" in its
won sweepstakes
tickling the vanity of the Floridiansby is than other other
has made any such statement as juices oranges pos-
telling them what a superior country New Orleans for the best exhibi-
above if he has he is far behindour sess. j
they had as compared with Cali-. given tion of citrus fruits, which premiumwas Our Navel orange is carrying offall
fornia. We shall only refer to a few progressive fruit growers in his
actually awarded Florida over the honors in the East, and it never

specimen lies (excuse the plain Eng- methods. We wish to take this opportunity California in a competition the condi- fails to defeat the best Florida oranges
lish) in this letter regarding the water im-
to correct an erroneous whenever brought into competitionwith
Riverside and in the tions of which were very disadvan-
vicinity being pression that prevails in some sections, them. Some time ago Mrs. L.
the former State. As for
hands of speculators and capitalists.To tageous to
that Floridais C. Tibbetts of Riverside sent a box
in California
the best of our knowledge and be naturally our correspondent we know him to bea of the famous Navel oranges to Mr.
lief inch of water used for irri-- a sterile land where nothing can be
every close observer and a gentleman Wm. Saunders, of the Department of

gation purposes in San Bernardino and made to grow without an enormous the highest character. Agriculture at Washington, the gentlemen -

Los Angeles counties is owned by the outlay for fertilizers. The orange ---.. who sent herthe original Navel

men who use it for irrigating the soil lands of Florida, which are unsur- CALIFORNIA CHANGES. tree, and, on testing the fruit, he replies -
in to their and the
proportion ,
acreage the Modest Claim of Our Pacific Friends. as follows :
holdings in Riverside average less passed in natural fertility by

than fifteen acres to each land owner. richest valley of California, exceed in The Rural Californian s ys : "MRS. L. C. TIBBETS Dear
At the citrus fair held in Madam : I sincerely thank you and
The statement that the water of River- area the entire orange growing regionof
Boston Messrs. Frank A. and Warren your good husband for the box of .
side is owned by a few capitalists is a the latter State. In addition to by
which reached in splendid
barefaced lie, and the Reverend Bate- C. Kimball, of San Diego, the uni- oranges me
man knew it to be such when he these we have hundreds of thousandsof versal testimony of visitors was to the condition on the 27th. Without any

penned the letter, else why did he rush acres of lands adapted to fruit culture effect that Washington Navel orange doubt the Bahia is the best orange I

into print with a statement about gardening and farming, whichare is the very best that we grow. have ever tasted. I am quite! familiar

which he was ignoran ? The River- not as fertile as the foregoing, but The managers? of the f fair also report with the best oranges in Florida, having -
made several visits to the State,
the following confession which is of
side water system cost more than which' the best results withoutmore ,
stated above. The water hast yield considerable interest to South California and tasted the best they have. I am
system fertilizing than is done in other satisfied that California will beat
been bought by the Riverside Water orange grove owners : t
agricultural the announced Florida, unless th :fatter pay more
regions throughout "Over
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attention to producing the best kinds' and the vaguenfss of pome of these ANOTHER MODE OF DRYING.- matter, and stirring the mass carefully
than they- are now doing. I mean to have led to endless litigation and Scald in a weak lye of salaratus, to while cooking. When thoroughlydone

economically distribute those sent some cases of extreme: hardship. An- take the roughness off the skin. Boilin and reduced to a smooth mass or
among many friends who are inter- other unpleasant feature of real estatein
ested in orange groves in Florida. California is its tendency to take syrup (made with fourteen poundsof pulp, free from lumps, pour into shah
The! Florida growers think that Navel flight in the form of dust ; driven by sugar to one gallon of water) low pans *>r fancifully-shaped molds,
oranges are not worthy of culture ; the winds that prevail during the long, Jive to ten minutes ; take out and dryon and dry slowly in a kiln or drying- .
but I feel satisfied that they haven dry summer, this dust sometimes be- slats or a porous cloth spread overa house. When dry and cool, wrap

ver grown the Bahia, because young comes almost intolerable, especially in suitable frame. When dry, roll in each cake in white paper, and store
plants of that kind were not sent to the interior.
i Florida (for several years after you In the] Gulf states irrigation is not pulverized sugar, place in a dry fur- away in a cool and dry place. These
received yours. You received two of essential and land is much cheaper, I! nace or a stove gently heated, and cakes may be broken and stewed over

the original plants as they came from though the soil is generally less fertile when fully baked and dry, pack in again at pleasure, or eaten from the
Bahia, and none were sent out till we than the irrigated valleys of Califor tight boxes or cans, using a little pul- hand, like dried figs or dates.
budded, young stock, and sent them nia. The market facilities of.
average verized FIG MARMALADE be made
flavored with
extract of can
after two and three old and nota sugar
years the South are better than those of
great many of them. I have eaten California, and are being rapidly improved vanilla, between the layers. after the manner of other fruit mar-
Navel oranges in Florida, very good, by the multiplication of rail- CRYSTALLIZED FIGS.-To crstallize malades.

but altogether different from yours. ways. For this reason, we believe the fig, proceed exactly as for drying, FIG JELLy.-Take fully ripe figs,
Of course there are a great many that those who are not "full handed," in the foregoing recipe, until the syrupis peel carefully, put into a porcelain or
varieties of that
oranges are lavel- but have health and will
energy, gen- dripped from the fruit then sprin- preserving kettle and add water
of them with navel ;
many coarse, a erally do better to go south than west.
mark half an inch in width. In another column, we note some of kle powdered sugar thickly over the enough to cover the fruit. Boil about
Yours, very respectfully, the climatic peculiarities of the diffier- figs, and dry gradually in your dryeror twenty minutes,' then strain, add

WILLIAM SAUNDERS." ent sections-Farm and Fireside. oven, turning the fruit frequently, sugar, say half a pound to each pint of
WASHINGTON: D. C,, March 29, 1886. .
California Citrus Fair. and sprinkling fresh sugar over them juice, and boil again from ten to twenty

California rs. the Gulf State!! The managers of the California fair each time. They make a delicious dessert minutes, until it jellies.. ...

The one point of vantage held by report an attendance of 75,000 visitors. dish or confection, and should be Lemons In California
California is its climate. In no part packed in tasteful boxes, with attrac-
The expenditure amounted to $10,000, It is now a well established fact that
of the United States, except Florida, tive labels, and sent to the North and
which covered the Southern California
are the changes from season to seasonso was by receipts. can produce a
gentle, and the extremes between Visitors were in attendance from all West. Sprinkle a little very dry sugar lemon equal in every respect to the

summer and winter so small as here. the Northwestern States, and prom- through the figs when packed in best imported fruit. The question

Not only is the winter much warmer inent commission men and fruit deal- the boxes, and avoid dampness as far heretofore has been to cure the fruitso
than in the of the
region Rocky ers from New York, Boston, Philadelphia as possible. that it will be ready to market at a
Mountains (except Florida), but the
summers are cooler, except in certain and other cities made special To PRESERVE FIGS IN SYRUP. season of the year when it will com-
valleys, where the summer temperatureis visits to examine the fruit and learn Prepare them by dipping in lye as mand a good figure.

sometimes extreme. With this equa- something of the probable future sup- above directed ; then cook in rich, The main lemon crop is ready to

bility of climate, California also en- ply. The management recommends a clear syrup about the same length of gather in December. From that time
joys a greater immunity from destructive time as for drying take out and placein
permanent organization to conduct future ; till the next April a picking can be
forms than the eastern region.
Among the drawbacks to agriculture exhibits of a similar character at glass or porcelain jars, filling up made every month or six weeks. And
in California the deficient rainfall different points in the East. said jars and covering the fruit with then again in August or Septemberthere

ranks first, although this is sometimes the same or a similar syrup to that in is a light crop that can be gath-
turned to an, advantage. In all the which they have been boiled. This ered. The season for marketing the
central and southern part of the State, C rote and Orchard. be flavored with
: : syrup may ginger, lemon to good advantage, is during the
irrigation is essential to the produc-
tion of most crops, and in Southern mace or pine apple, the latter being a months of June, July and August.The .

California, especially, water is of more FIGS. very delicate and popular flavor. question has been how can the

consequence than land, and the water Several Methods of Preparation. PICKLING FIGS.-Gather the figs lemon be preserved in good condition

privilege often costs more than the Figs will soon be ripe, and there is when fully swollen, but not quite ripe, from December till June. Mr. Geo.
land. Irrigation, when the facilitiesfur
,. it are complete, render crop production a prospect of a full crop. No more leaving the stem on. oak them ten W. Garcelon, who has quite a lemon
F more certain than in any non- delicious fruit grows in this country or twelve hours in moderately strong orchard reports some facts which seem

irrigating country. There is much ex- than Figs, either for eating out of brine (salt and water). Take them to indicate that he has solved the

pense and perplexity connected with it, hand or with sugar and cream, or for out of this brine, rinse with clearwater question in a more satisfactory manner
however, and it is a fruitful source of putting up. The following are reliable and place in glass or stone jars. than that reported by anyone else. He
Another drawback to the Pacific recipes for their preparation. Can any Have a kettle of pure, strong, gen- clips his lemons as soon as they beginto
coast is its distance from market. of our correspondents add to the list a uine cider vinegar, or white wine vin- turn a little toward ripening, and

California, Oregon, .and Washington good recipe for canning this fruit? egar, and add a pound of fair brown in fact many of the lemons when

combined, have a population but one- DRYING FIGS.-To secure the best sugar to each gallon of this vinegar, clipped are entirely green, although
third of that of the of Ohio while
state results you should have a fruit evap-- with such spices as you choose for fla otherwise mature. He lines the bas-
such Ohio be
eight states as might
carved out of their territory ; and a3 orator, or drvhouse, ; then gather the voring. Place this kettle of vinegarover ket in which they are gathered so as

the total manufactures of the coast are fruit when fully ripe, but not cracked the fire, stirring and dissolvingthe to prevent entirely and absolutely any

not sufficient to supply the needs of open; place it in a perforated tin bucket sugar,and when the vinegar comesto bruising. He then has a house whichis

its own people, it will be seen that the or wire basket, and dip it for a few a simmer, pour it over the figs, cov- absolutely tight, it being lath and
agriculture of this region must be seconds in a deep kettle of hot and ering them about an inch. Place a plastered and without windowsatleast
largely limited to the production of
such articles as will bear long trans- moderately strong lye. After allowing small piece of horse-radish root in the the windows are tightly boardedup

portation. the lye to drip from the figs, place top of the jar, cover close, set away ina on both the outside and inside to

\.,' The soil and climate of California them in a kettle of boiling syrup, made cool place, and they will keep a yearor keep out the light as well as the air.

I ,t are admirable suited to fruit produc- ready for the purpose; let them remain two-if not sooner eaten! This He uses raisin trays for holding the
tion but the distance to market and
I consequent; cost of freight heavily in this syrup for about four or pickle is very superior, and highly fruit. He places a tray, cleats up, on

handicap this industry, and it is doubt- five minutes, after which dip them out popular wherever known. the floor and covers this with one

ful if it can be made continuously with a skimmer ; let the syrup drip or CAKES OF FIGS may be made first layer of lemons; then place over thesea

.' profitable to produce fruit there for run off entirely, and place them at by scalding the ripe fruit in hot lye, as tray with cleats down, on this place
71 shipment in its fresh state, though the once in the kiln or dryinghouse.When heretofore directed, then dripping the another tray with cleats up, and so
: of,dried fruits especiallyl
a prOductioh raisins, should be renumerative. sufficiently dry, let them cool lye off, and slowly stewing the figs to proceed with two trays to each layerof

I Many Lalifornian land titles descend off*,and pack in drums or boxes, press a smooth pulp, in a porcelain kettle, lemons, until the lemons are all
:; through old Mexican grants, ing down compactly with a small lever adding a little sugar and flavoring stored away. If the cleats on the

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trays were wider but one tray to each :nal success of the Lake Worth region uary-the coldest snap doubt'ess in a the day is not far distant when the
layer of lemons would be necessary, -so far as that success is to lie in hundred years-and it was not in the Florida Fruit Growers' Association, \
but by taking two trays, the raisin the direction of fruit-growing-I consider slightest degree injured, although not revitalized and rejuvenized, shall take \ I
trays can be utilized by those who I the lime as standing first. This, protected in any way from the cold. up again the work it began under ; 1
have them. largely for the reason that the area of A good many limes were plantedon such favorable circumstances ten years
. The room is kept entirely closed growth of the lime is so small added the lake years ago as hedge and ago, and become as useful to our fruit
and tight so as to admit neither air to the fact that this! climate seems for windbreak ; but these have not growers as the Georgia Society is to
nor light. Mr. Garcelon recommendsthat peculiarly adapted that fruit. Until done very much I believe in any way. the fruit growing interests of our sisterS
if a house were built for the pur- the last few years, almost no attentionhas Those that are now planting limes in ta tee -.-.H-.-
pose of curing lemons, it should have been paid to lime culture on the grove for fruit usually put the about Commission Men vs. Fruit Exchange. :
four apartments for the several( pick- Lake ; and it is altogether too soon twenty feet apart, which give abouta Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
ings, so as not to open up and expose for recent efforts to show results. A hundred to the acre. Seedlings are I agree with several of your corres-
the first picking in order to pack away Few of the earlier settlers had the fore- mostly planted out, but a few of us pondents, that the best thing the
the second and following pickings.In sight to plant and cultivate the lime. have planted budded trees from nur- Florida fruit growers can do is to expose I.
December 1884, Mr Garcelon Among these Captain E. N. Demick series at Palatka-before the great any unfair dealing on the part of
picked his lemons and put them awayin bas been rewarded with the best suc- cold snap. the commission houses in the Florida ;
the manner described above. They cess. He has a few trees that have JAS. WOOD D1.YIDSON. papers, so that the fruit growers can i!
were taken out in April and marketedat been in bearing three or four years. Lake\V-rth, Florida.. see it before they send shipments
a later date with very little loss. In order to determine somwhat definitely GEORGIA AND FLO KID A. away, as many of them do and find
In December last he again picked and the yield of his best trees at out when too late that they are sending -
Advantage of a Live Horticultural
put away his lemon crop. At later their best he selected his best-a tree Society. fruit to houses that never intendto
dates other lemons were picked and now eight or nine years oldgrowingnear During the last decade the increasein give fair returns. I wish simply to I
put away in the same room. A few the kitchen and thus favored population, and the developmentof give a few facts and let them speakfor
days since-a little before the middleof with both fertile moisture and shade, the orange industry, in Florida has themselves.We .
June-he takes his lemons out and and for one year he has kept a strict been phenominal. But during the have sent vegetables to two.
packs them for market and finds that account of the fruit gathered from same period Georgia, without a simi- commission houses and the Fruit Ex-
out of the 140 boxes put away, he has that tree and of the sales made of the lar impetus from immigration, has change this Spring. We have an- \
lost only about half a box. He finds same. From June of last year to June :surpassed us in the increased magnitude alyzed the returns and find that veg- i
that the fruit is in prime condition for of this year he gathered 7610 limes i and progressive development of etables sent out the same day to a
the market, the rind being soft and wihch he sold in Jacksonville and received general fruit growing interests. Thisis commission house and also to the .
flexible and very thin, and the pulp for the same $38.72 net. The due in 110 small degree to the influ- Fruit Exchange, show by the returns t
tender and full of juice. We have average price was nearly half a ence of the Georgia State Horti- from both places 40 per cent. more
examined some of this fruit and pro- cent apiece, though it varied at diff- cultural Society, the most efficient or- from the Fruit Exchange than from
nounce it superior to the best imported erent seasons. The tree had fruit on ganization of its kind in the South ; indeed the commission house. Another ship-
lemons that are to-day bringing $8 it all the year round. The same tree, its influence has been felt throughout ment divided between the Exchange
and more per box in the San Franciscoand a few years ago, before it was five our own Stute, it has brought for- and another commission house show !
Chicago markets.Mr. years old, brought in a profit of 820 ward many of our most valued fruits, by the returns 30 per cent. more from !
Garcelon had some of his fine net. The tree is ordinary Mexican and to its President, we are indebtedfor the Exchange than from the commis-
lemons thus cured at the Chicago citrus Lime usually called the Florida Lime. the Peen-to peach,'which promisesto sion house. Both these ]last lots were 1
fair, and they were shown to a New Of this species there seem to be several be an important factor in fruit sent out the same day, no difference
, York merchant who was a heavy varieties, although very little seems to growing for profit in Florida. The whatever in packing or vegetables, and 't$
dealer in imported citrus fruits. his be be known about it. We have at catalogue of the fruits of Georgia, issued I were both sold the same day in the !-
man of experience, gave it as his least two varieties here-the Mission by this Society, comprising the I: same city. [
opinion-and he put it in a very em- Lime and the common. The former relative adaptation of the various vanities I am not in any way interested in I
phatic manner-that if Riverside which is regarded as a superior one, I to the several sections of the State, the Fruit Exchange, but shall in the I
could put that class of lemons on the gets its name from a Catholic Mission is an invaluable manual, for the Geor- future do all I can to influence ship- t
New York markets during the sum- established at Hobe Sound, some gia fruit grower, and a model of use- ments to them, as I.feel. sure it is the
mer months in sufficient quantities, miles north of Jupiter Inlet, away ful information and applied pomology hest thing the fruit and vegetable
they would entirely drive imported back in the bloody tomahawk days of worthy of imitation in every State in growers can do to ship to them, and ,
l lemons from the United States. by so doing they are serving their own
the Spanish domination. But it is the Union. This catalogue is gone
interests best. I amYours
Riverside orchardists who have probable that superior culture and over annually receiving the additionof
lemons should take pains to put their more suitable soil have produced all such new varieties as proved a obediently W. EDGAR., i
fruit in shape to save. If they haveno the varieties we find to-day. I have success in any section, and the revisionof -e- .
facilities for keeping the fruit they ten Tahite Limes, budded, set out in the notes on the different varietiesin Storing and Exporting Fruit.
should arrange with some one who has. 1884, one of which bloomed and seta the light of recent experience. J. F. Torrence, of Baddeck, Cape
All the lemons should be picked and few limes last January ; but the Florida is adapted to a wider rangeof Breton, N. S., sends us a copy of the
kept till next :May or June and then trees are not yet the bearing age. horticultural products than any Halifax Critic containing a copy of
shipped. As the name of California These, and few Imperial Limes grown other State, varying from natives of his paper laid before the Nova Scotia
lemon has a bad reputation on accountof from seeds planted less than two years the temperate zone to those of the Fruit Grower's Association, at Windsor -
the large quantities of seedlings heretofore ago, are the only experiments, as far tropics. Many of the conditions re April 28th, on the subject of his
shipped, and the poor mannerin as I know, made towards introducing quisite to success here are new even to new method storing and exportingfruit
which the fruit has been handled, imported.varieties of this fruit. horticulturists and trust be determinedby and flowers." His theory is the
we suggest that we establssh the River- The culture of the Lime is a good deal experiment. Most of our fruit- exclusion of air from the fruit, for
side brand of lemons to be cured in like that of the orange and the lemon. growers are new to the business, and which purpose he encloses the fruit ina
the way stated above or some other An indispensable condition to the many of them ignorant of the first case within a case, with at least one
good -ay that will reach the desired success of the lime is exemption from principles of porn logy. Under these inch space between the inner and
end.-Press and Horticulturist. frost. It is the tenderest of the citrus circumstances an association for the outer, which space is filled with in-
Limes at 1.4 Lake Worth. family, I understand ; and of the lime interchange of experience and the pre- fusorial earth. The fruit is wrappedin
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH the Tahitis i.i the tenderest variety ; servation of facts would 1 1 be of even manilla paper and then covered
Among the half a dozen fruits tht and yet one of my Tahitis was in more value than in sections where with this earth, which renders it' impervious
are destined to constitute the pltet orea. bloom during the cold snap last Jan- horticulture is lees chaotic. We trust to the air and frost, and capa




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ble of bearing transportation in holds cently South Florida has developed a tried also by using five hundred pounds 1 feet rows, 14 inches apart in the drill
of ship or otherwise,and keeping fresh peach boom. The Peen-to has proveda commercial fertilizers and five hundred on an elevation so slight as to make
for an indefinite time. Flowers with success, and this season seedlings i pounds ashes mixed ; a marked them almost on a level.
the stems enclosed in a moist ball of from the Peen-to have been brought decrease in size of the yield was There was no manure on the land
the earth and packed for transportation forwa d in several sections, which are noticed, and when the ashes alone was until after the plants had been set and
were kept fresh for fourteen days. attracting considerable attention and used, at the rate of a ton to the acre, commenced growing. We then applied -
His paper was received by the associa- some of which will unquestionablyprove no potatoes at all were under the vines about 1,200 pounds per acre of
tion as of great value in enabling the acquisitions to the list of South worth picking up, but Canada hardwood Walton, Whann & Co's superphos
transportation fresh to distant market. Florida fruits. ashes were used. The best phate (plow brand)), strewing it nearly
>-H results were therefore obtained by applying broad cast but placing it rather more
Bearing: Capacity of Three-Year-Oltl
Orange Trees. 1,000 pounds of commercial fertilizers heavily in and near the drill. We

The query of the Rural Californian, F 1Jf1l1: and arrden. to the acre, thoroughly workedin plowed them lightly two or three times
"How many oranges shall a three- the soil under the sets, which shouldbe and gave them occasional workingswith
year-old tree bear?" has brought out a Irish Potatoes. planted deep. the potato rake and weeding hoe.
dozen or more replies from some of the Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: But I cannot agree with the DIS- The cultivation, however, was not diffi-
more prominent growers in Southern In reply to your query in this week's PATCH, which has stated in recent cult as grass and weeds during the
California. There is a remarkable DISPATCH, relating to Irish potato numbers and also in this present number winter months are easily overcome.
unanimity of opinion expressed. The being black at the center and unfit for that vegetables can be successfully The plants began to bloom in December -
following is the letter of Mr. McLeod, table use, raised by Mr. Ruffin Thompson grown on high pine land. By I and but for the freeze we
of Riverside: of Lake Weir, I will state what successfully, I mean profitably. Theycan should have shipped in January. As
Your letter of inquiry respectingthe my observations have been in this be grown, of course, but my experience it was, our first picking was about the
number of oranges which ought to neighborhood, which may possibly the last two seasons has 25th of February. From the three

be vital left import.on young You Navel must trey be s guided is one by of throw some light on the subject. Quitea opened my eyes to one positive fact. acres we gathered between 10,000 and

common sense, always bearing this fact number of our citizens put in a crop Vegetables cannot be profitably grownon 11,000 quarts, and it is safe to say that
in mind,that if your trees are strainedto of Irish potatoes, some for their own high pine land, or any light sandy i at the lowest 2,000 quarts rotted on
carry the fruit they will be stunted, use only, and others for Northern soil of Florida. Judge Knapp was i the vines. We fertilized sparingly. '
and you lose on the subsequent crops.I markets. In every case where stable right when he said in the TimesUnion I Had we doubled the application we
budded a feven.year-old seedling or- manure was used, or the compost last winter that "commercial fertilizers doubt not the yield would have been
chard in the limbs in 1882. I kept
every specimen of fruit off for two heaps, the potatoes were black inside, would not produce a satisfactory greatly increased. As it was, several
years; the third year I left about fifty and scabby outside ; while those who crop of Irish potatoes on such soil." parties familiar with the cultivationof
boxes on about five hundred trees, butI used commercial fertilizers produced Take my experience, for instance. I berries in the North and North-west
allowed two trees to carry from fiftyto bright, smooth tubors, free from any have the soil alluded to, newly cleaned stated that they had never seen berries
seventy-five oranges. they pro blemish inside or out. pine land, which has been burnt over growing and ripening in such perfec-
duced elegant fruit, but made no wood
growth. The consequence was that on It appears, then, from these facts, as you say, perhaps for centuries," tion. One merchant in New York,
the fourth year, when other trees were that compost or fresh stable manure being perfectly barren of humus or who is the largest receiver there, wroteus
large enough, and did bear and mature alone, applied to "Florida sand," will vegetable matter-pure,'unadulterated that our shipments arrived in good
over four boxes, these two had only a Florida land. The land thor- condition and
not produce a good quality of Irish was compared favorablywith
few on-not half a box to the tree. I
My advice is, let young buds attain potatoes, while the use of commercial I oughly broken up and cultivated, no any he handled. We did not
their natural growth by keeping off the fertilizers will: My own experience effort was spared to plant the crop mulch our plants, but will mulch the
fruit, and soon you will not hear the justifies me in believing this. I planted right, and 1,000 pounds of the highest next crop. We shipped both in the
complaint that budded trees do not I last January two and a half acres with grade of commercial fertilizer was ap- Petersburg ventilated crate to Messrs.
grow as large as seedlings. This is Irish potatoes, selecting Novia Scotia plied to the acre,as described. The crop Pancoast and Griffith, Philadelphia,
why: the seedling, stubborn and true
was marketed in good shape and sold in and in refrigerators to Mr. C. S.Durl-
to nature's fiat, says, "I will not Early Rose for seed, and cut to single
bear until I have attained my eyes; planted deep, by running the New York for eight dollars and four ing, in New York.
growth." The budded tree, on plow twice through the same furrow.In dollars per barrel. Yet, the yield was While we think that in the earlier
the same principle as when a seed- the bottom so small per acre, that the net receiptsdid the
of this furrow I sprin- part of season it would be safe, and
loss ling of is girdled limbs and, tries top to by make forcing up out for kled the best grade of commercial fer- not cover the cost of labor, seed, even better, to ship in the ventilatedcrate
fertilizers. I have tried also "
fruit buds to please its avaricious own- tilizers at the rate of one thousand our experience forbids our ad-
er. He lets it bear beyond its strength, pounds to the acre ; worked it well in tomatoes, cucumbers and watermelonson vising it for the entire season. We
and in the end blames the tree for his with the prong hoe; then placed the the same land and with same think it best to set the plants] early,
own stupidity. My five-year-old buds sets twelve to fifteen inches apart, and liberal fertilizing, but with with no say in August. At the same time,
bid fair three boxes
to average over to
the tree. covered eight inches deep. They suffered better results. should a freeze come upon them, it
from frosts and Now, Mr. Editor, if there is any set them all
I have a young Navel orchard com- no subsequent might very nearly even.
ing up. 1 shall not let it bear any to were ready to dig by the middle of. truck farmer in Florida succeedingand Still, the earlier planting would come
speak of till it is five years from the May ; later than they would have been, making it pay raising vegetables to full fruition after the freeze much
bud, or four years after transplantingfrom on such land as mine, or on high
the on account of the backward spring ; any more rapidly, and, therefore, practi-
nursery. < but the stock was fine, very large, pine land, 1 should like to hear from cally earlier.
New Peaches. bright, smooth tubors, and perfect as him. Respectfully yours, We think that careful setting of the
Some of our fruit growers assert to quality. They sold in New York C. H. GOODRICH. plants is the most important feature
Park,June .
that in ten years the Florida peach for eight dollars per barrel for "firsts," Orange .30,1886.Strawberry.. connected with their cultivation. We
crop will equal in value the orange and four dollars for "seconds." No Growing. took a wooden paddle, tapering to a
crop. However this may be, we thinkit "culls" were shipped. The land where Messrs. Jones and Heines, of Webster point on both the side and edge, and
safe to say that peach growing is these potatoes were grown is high Fla., give the following accountof t with it made a hole where we wished
destined to be an extensive industryin rolling pine land, forty to fifty feet three acres of strawberries : the plant to grow. The hole was say
this State. It has long been known above the level of St. Johns river,and We planted in September Octo- four or five inches deep, two inches
that portions of the northern and west- suffers annually from the spring ber, 1885. three acres, on moist pine: wide and one inch across. The holding -
ern part of the State were well adaptedto drouths. An exp 'riment was tried on land, which, without manure, would l the plant in the left hand, with the
certain varieties of the peach, and a few rows by using at the rate of two have produced about twelve bushelsof I right we pulled the roots straight in a
the acreage planted and the list of hundred pounds commercial fertilizerto corn per acre. We plowed and I line with the leaves, next inserting
varieties grown in this section has been the acre, but with no appreciable in- harrowed the land, removing all grass,, the roots straight down in the hole.
rapidly extended of late. More re crease in the yield. The experiment was turf and trash and set the plants in 3 J; Then sticking the paddle in the ground
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an inch from the hole press the dirt merits of steel and chilled iron plow- The building is to be lighted with

quite firmly against the roots. This points: FlOllidia.n&. electricity,and an artesian well is to sup-
filled the hole, and set the plant. Into "An extra steel point to ray plow ply it with water. The entire structureis
the hole last made we poured water costs $4.50. The makers have a MURRAY HALL. built in the strongest possible manner,
,until it was full, and when the water chilled point looking nearly as well for The Finest Hotel on the Finest Beach and of the best material. Longitu-
$1$ and induced me to try one of South of
had soaked, we filled this hole with them.; I estimate that it cost me over Cape Hatteras. dinal trusses are built into the parti-
dry dirt pressing it in. Our stand was $20& to wear out that point, and, in Pablo Beach is rapidly coming to tions, and the roofs are supported by
perfect. Once after a rain, we set for fact, to have fully done so would have the front as a Southern sea coast sum- the Howe truss and iron bolts, which
one day without watering, and they cost much more. For a few days, mer resort. One of the principle: alone cost $1,100, and so solid it is
did well. while it was new, it did fairly well. attractions of the place is the magnificent -
short of full
nothing a cyclonewill
Then it got dull and duller, then to hotel erected John G. Chris- grown
By calculation you will see we be the dullest thing my mules ever by make it tremble in the least. The
planted some 12,000 to 13,000 plantsto forced through the ground. The priceof topher, of Jacksonville, at a cost of roofs are covered with tin, and the
the while others 20- plowing here is two dollars $100,000. A cut of the hotel will be
acre, planted I per verandah floors with canvass, and
000 to 30,000. All this is matter of acre, and I estimate that I plowed found in our advertising columes. The thoroughly painted. 750,000 brick,
judgment.We one-eighth acre per day less than witha main wing or building is forty by
steel That is i 1,250,000 of lumber, 100,000
sharp point. twenty- two hundred feet and four stories I
expect to set more plants to the five cents per day less; then the in- high, shingles and other materials in propor-
acre next season than we did this. We ferior quality of the work and heavier surmounted by two towers or observa- tion are used in the construction. The
have cultivated this season, and formerly draft on the team was at least as much tories, one at each end, twenty by design and finish are beautiful and
of more. I persevered nearly forty days thirty-five feet and seventy feet high,
quite 'a variety vegetables, harmonious throughout, and the fur-
with the and then surrendered.Steel .
thing also central tower with
but have found strawberries a observatoryseven
decidedlythe shares hard and niture is of approved modern style and
sharp as a
stories with roof
high a fifty
most profitable. scythe, cut; when dull they are ex- finish.
.. changed for sharp ones, and go to the feet high making the entire heightone STATE. .ITEMS.. .
Upland Rice. blacksmith, where they are hammered. hundred and thirty-five feet. The
Upland or white rice is coming filed sharp and hardened for twenty- central tower has aho a circular tur- Sanford has secured another tobacco

rapidly forward as a profitable crop five cents. To do the best work and ret with balcony in each angle facingthe factory.
for our poor pine lands. :Mr. Peters, do it rapidly require the best implements four cardinal points of the compass Vegetables on the Keys suffered
and and teams that
men are
of Lawtey, is raising this crop success- neither tired nor sleepy. the height of which is one hun- severely from the spring drought.
fully on very thin poor land. He 4 dred and twenty feet above the surface : Alachua farmers are elated over

sows the seed from May to July, it He Makes Farming Pay. of the earth. All of the balconies in the unusually promising prospect for

requires a summer heat to germinate, I I :Mr. B. \V. Scott, of near Greenville, i. the towers and turrets are accessibleby good crops.
and sowed earlier than :May often I this county, is one of the few men who easy flights of stairs and afford the Very satisfactory returns are being

fails to come up. Mr.\ P. prefers a makes farming pay, even in short crop finest views of the old ocean that can realized from the large area in peaches

virgin soil, it is one of the few crops years, and we opine the secret of his be obtained anywhere along the coast. around Micanopy.
that bring good results on poor pine success is that he makes his provisionsat From the center of this main build- Alachua vegetable growers are
land the first year. The land is home, and makes every edge cut. ing entending eastward toward the moving in the matter of better trans-

broken by plow and harrowed thor He was in town on Tuesday placingsome sea there is a wing forty by one hun- portation and lower rates.
of his with
productions our mer-
oughly, the seed is then scattered chants for sale, and told a citizen, from and forty, three stories high. At Sanford has organized a Fruit and
broadcast, 1} bushels per acre and whom we get it, the following as the the east end of each floor, directly Vegetable Growers' Association, withB.
harrowed in. He harvests it with a result of his operations with two mules over-looking the rolling surf, there is F. Whitner as President.The .
last : Corn, 1,300 bushels potatoes new channel through the Haul-
common grain cradle in August or year ; a semi-circular room enclosed with
September, binding it in tolerably 150 bushels ; syrup, 400 gallons; glass, from which an unobstructedview over connecting the Halifax: and In-
4 and saved seed to
enough plant one
small sheaves. This is in order to let and a half acres in cane the present can be obtained along the coast dian Rivers is nearly completed.

it cure quickly, since the summer is year ; fodder,6,000 pounds ; sold $450 in either direction or over the restless Recent heavy rains in Levy county,
the rainy season here, and any forage worth of beef cattle fattened on the waters of the deep blue sea. have damaged the corn and cotton
crop needs t') be housed or well farm, and, although all his hogs, ex- On the east side of the main build rops; and filled the 'flat woods" with
cept fourteen, died with cholera in
stacked at and around the each water.
once. ing wing on
June, he marketed in the winter $168
After being cut the rice sprouts worth of pork fattened in his pinder story, are verandahs and promenades, Many\ citizens of South Apopka
from the roots and affords good pasturage patch. He is a live man ; one of en- some of them thirty feet in width. At have issued a call for the organizationof
at a time when the piney woods ergv, that any community might feel! each end of the main building, in the a Fruit and Vegetable Growers'

grasses are wiry and dry. The cattle proud Recorder.of among her citizenship.-Madison gables, there are balconies which Association. .

like it, it gives a good milk flow and afford cozy and cool retreats. Wide, The corn crops in Jefferson county
remains fresh and green for three How to liaise Corn. airy halls extend through the main will be large, and experimental cropsof

months. Threshing is done at leisure If you wish to be successful in rais- building and wing, and the rooms, tobacco and castor beans, bid fairto

with a flail. The lack of a hullingmill ing corn in this State, we can give one hundred and fifty in number, are be abundant and remunerative.A .

is a drawback to its production you the secret in a few words. Plant large and well ventilated, having screen bed of something supposed to be

If enough could be raised in one section early, say in. February, fertilize doors and inside blinds. The diningroom phosphate has been discovered on

to warrant the establishment of a highly, work thoroughly, and above is forty by sixty feet, and has Charlotte Harbor. It has been tested

mill, it would render rice growing more all, where the great secret lies, be I two open fire places five feet wide. and has proven itself to be valuable as

profitable on this account, and Mr\ careful l in selecting your seed to take The main parlor is an octagon sixty a fertilizer.

P. is obliged to use it wholly for stock, only Florida raised corn. Corn feet in diameter. Besides the steam- The Florida Southern Railway is

principally horses and chickens. It is brought from Northern latitudes will heating apparatus which is to be sup- completed within six miles of Char-

a most excellent feed for the latter, not do as well, generally tasseling plied by a sixty horse power boiler, lotte Harbor. The Florida Southern

and horses work on it as they would i before the stalk is more than half there are fifty-eight open fireplaces.The Railway Company, will build and

on oats, and they will eat the straw grown, and producing mostly mere chimneys, some of which are operate a three hundred room hotel at
readily as well as the grain. The nubbins. Many\ Northern men com- massive structures eighty feet high, Punta Gordo.

yield on raw sod without manure is plain that they cannot raise corn, take are also made to serve the purpose of The pine-apple crop, on account of

about twenty bushels per acre. I as much trouble as they may. Yet piers o'} which rests the heavy trans- the cold weather, did not mature as
.. i i one sees all over the State fields of fine verse timbers forming the base of the well as was expected. The fruit so far

Plow Points. corn raised by the native-born people. trusses. Broad flights of stairs lead shipped will not compare favorablywith i

Dudley W. Adams, of Tangierine, The great secret of success we have from story to story, and besides thereis any of previous seasons, either in
Fla., speaks as follows on the relative disclosed above.-Apopka 1. mes. to be an Otis hydraulic elevator. regard to size or quality.





to be wished ? We are aware that weT time to consider some phases of this when their dinner pail taken to the

Dairy) are not in line with a majority of our matter which bear directly upon our hay "field contained only bread and

contemporaries of the agricultural own health and comfort. Comparatively lard.

Butter, butter,wondrous fair! press in this matter, but it seems to us speaking it is a question of The truth is these champions of the
How I wonder what you are. dairy are becoming involved with the
Are you really what you seem? a vicious measure, and we wish to little importance to us whether the
Are you made of grease or cream? spirit of monopoly which characterizes -
< place the FLORIDA DISPATCH on rec- oleaginous conglomeration the New

Oleomargarine or Had Butter. ord the bill. the period. Each branch of industry -
as opposing York merchant sends us in tubs is

The bill now before Congress -_r< wants the field exclusive of the
pro labeled butter, butterine, or oleomar-
for tax Oleomargarine DAIRY DEPRESSION. other. Now, butter is a good thing if
viding a ,
upon garine; but it is a matter of vital moment -

Butterine, and similar products, is Testimony from all parts indicates whether or not we are to con- it is good, and so is lard. Good but-

practically prohibitory. Its operation pretty clearly that the dairy industryis ter is expensive and is often beyondthe
tinue to pay large sums of money for
would the manufacture of Oleo- embarrassed throughout the reach of the poor. We have seen
stop an annual allowance of grease in lieu
country. There is a general disposition the time when for months dispensed
with we -
margarine and flood the
country of butter, of milk in cans, and of
to attribute this to the intro- with it. bacon fat
article.It .
bad butter-an infinitely worse stale cheese from a remote section, by
duction of other products, which and lard as far more agreeable as wellas
is the result of a systematic effort nature not better adapted to raising
whether sold under the name of but- healthful than such butter
' of as was
the of the manufacturers
on part dairy products than our own fair State.
ter or not, it is claimed are competingwith obtainable. The
laboring masses can
low grade butter to monopolize the There is no one thing that adds more
the latter in market. Is not the better dispense with butter than lard,
market. Many thoughtless dairymenhave to the health, comfort, and luxury of
dairy industry suffering from other and if less of both used
been induced to join them in living than pure golden yellow butter were probably
causes which have not been taken into the better for the health of the
this furor under the misap-
creating fresh from the dairy. And then the
account ? In the first place the de-
prehension that they are serving the buttermilk and clabber for summer, community.
cline in relative --e- h
prices are largely
interests of honest butter makers. The and the sweet milk for winter, and
rather than absolute. Butter is low Food for Mulch Cows.
fact is, the provisions of the bill do the cheese, and the sour milk jonny-
but is wheat flour We have always tried to impressthe
so corn, sugar,
the interests of the
not serve consumernor cake, and a thousand other com-
lard beef and other C-)W owner with the profitableness
pork, agricultural -
of the manufacturer ut'good but- pounds of cookery of which these of giving much attention to the matterof

ter. Oleomargarine is not,. never has products. Again, as we Florida form an essential part and which made feeding, says the Western Rural.

been, and never can be brought into people have run to oranges under up the genuine bill of fare in the old- Feeding is a science, but if for any
every possible conditions of soil and reason we do not choose to become
competition with good butter The latter fashioned farm house. Why is it that
location whether adapted to their familiar with the science in all its
is so scarce, and so much in demand farmers and fruit
our gardeners -
the disregarding growers details, we can do this : We can pre-
growth not dairymen -
or so ,
that it commands a high price and, we are ashamed to add, our pare what we do feed well and feed a
the of mixed
and ready sale, even in sections where principles stock growers, as well as our towns- variety. Cows like a variety of food,
husbandry, have bent all their ener- and their foods should be mixed. Corn
leading industry.
butter-making a people are without these luxuries?
gies to producing cows, and devotedall and oats ground and mixed together,
The Oleomargarine to And this in where
people prefer a
their cows to dairy use. Authentic one part of the former and two of the

the adulterated and low grade butters reports from seventy creameries grows the year round, and more hay latter is a common ration, and every-

which have heretofore filled our mar can be cut to the acre than in any body knows a good one. Cut corn

kets ; this is clearly evidenced by the from widely different localities, exhibiting other State in the Union. Some who fodder, if it is bright and clean, is first

the yield of 36,000 cows,show rate. Oil meal is capital. And in
fact it has so quickly supplanted them. 'have been schooled to regard Florida
the average of the highest dairies to this connection we will refer to a mat-
The unfortunate part of it for the Oleo- i as a country of barren sand may take that have been
$50.04 cow during the season, ter we intending to
margarine and butterine men is, that per exceptions to this, but a little care- speak of for some weeks. Some time
while the of the lowest dairywas
they have allowed their products to be average ful observation is all that is needed to ago, it will be remembered we stated

gold as butter. The prejudice against $29.34 per cow. The best avear- convince any one that this is essen- that new process bran was of but com-

age of a single diary per cow was paratively little value, and said that
this of animal fat would
product long tially a grass country. We are nat-
$83.17, the lowest average $14.50 per we believed that the agricultural ex-
since have ceased if it had been sold urally conservative, but are going to station had demonstratedthat
; cow. The above are not exceptional,
from the start under its own name. propose an innovation,namely, the introduction fact. A card from the station in-
and it will be seen that the in
There is a big demand for a low-priced of the milch cow. Friends, forms us that they do not agree with
the best dairy was 567 cent greater
per estimate of the value of
for table who this our new pro-
oleoagenous compound use. are now enjoying luxury,
than for the poorest, and the averagefor cess bran. They regard it as very
This have in in a to assistance with
we come our your experience -
the best half of the dairies was valuable. At this time and in this
wholesome agreeable form. Why and let us keep this matter
pure, seventy cent. better than for the I connection it will be sufficient to say

seek to substitute adulterated or viti- half.per before the public until the products of I what most people know, that good

ated butter in .its stead? Let us havea poor the dairy be found on the table of bran is very excellent food in the

law providing that things shall be While .this may have been very tiller of the soil. dairy. We often have inquiries as to

profitable business to the dairymen of'the every .. -., the value of clover and millet for
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h called by their right names. Let oleo-
better half, it is quite likely that Lard vs. Butter. milch cows. There is no hay that

margarine be sold as oleomargarine, will equal good clover hay for feedingto
there was either little or no profit, if In declaiming in behalf of butter as
and butter as butter,and place a heavy dairy cows. Experienced dairymen -
not actual loss to them whose dairies against lard as a substitute, Robt. M.
1 the adulteration of either., affirm that millet comes next to
penalty upon belonged to the poorer class. These Littler, Secretary of the National clover. Feed the best food, feed

But let us have no prohibitory legisla- differences are very largely due to the Butter, Cheese and Egg Association, plenty of it, and take good care of the

tion which shall force upon the community the idea that lard cows if would make the
character of the animals of the several sought to convey you diary
at large, under the lash of monopoly profitable. But we must not forget
dairies, and to other causes, largely if was poisonous in its effects. To this
the vilest of all the compounds, that we must have good cows to start
not wholly within control of the dairymen the New England Farmer rejoins:
with. If the cow is good for nothingwe
that ruin digestion and destroy gusta- themselves. It is, doubtless, true "We do not wish to be construed as shall find that all our efforts will

tory enjoyment, viz: bad butter. The that whatever profits have accrued to taking sides against the cause for be unavailing.

cry that the introduction of Oleomar- which Mr. Littler is working, a cause r..
the dairy for the past half century have
garine has depressed the price of but- which should attract the attention of The Value of Bran for Cows.
been derived from not over a third of all But it interest
ter is humbug. There is :not enough good people. may W. D. Hoard If
: twelve dol-
the dairy animals, while another third him and others to know that in many says

good butter produced to supply the may have fairly paid for their care New England manufacturing villages lars' worth of bran will leave just

demand, and it is eagerly sought, and and keeping, the remaining third be- some of the poorest paid class of fac- about its cost on the farm, in the formof

commands a high price. If the sale of'ing a source of actual loss to the tory operatives use large quantities of increased value to the manure, the

dairymen. lard instead of butter. It is spreadon
closes creameries which
Oleomargarine __-- .. same, substantially, as so much ex-
the bread the same as butter and
have heretofore sent out poor butter, The Butter Question. then sprinkled with salt.Ve have pended for any other commercial fertilizer -

or forces them to make a better arti-- Now while the butter question is known of some of these people working then what is the use or sense ina

cle, is it not a cousumatiou devoutly. agitating the entire country, is a good for farmers during the summer farm ever having an animal in a


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poor, half starving condition if it has at first claimed, on the appearance of other breed of cows, but it does not stead, says, that in milking cows with

healthy appetite enough to eat bran ? these separators, that the increase of possess the extreme richness of Jersey both hands, if both draw down together -

It costs next to nothing to feed all that yield was at the expense of quality, milk. But this lack of richness may will increase the flow of milk
but so far as general testimony goes, be remedied by feeding corn meal or
cattle can healthfully consume,exceptthe it would appear that this was only a oil meal. Whatever the.Holstein cow from five to ten per cent. over the

interest value of the investment timid suspicion that time has not con- gets in ieed rich in oils will come out usual way of alternating the hands inpressing.

until the crop from the manure is firmed.-American Dairyman. in the cream, for while giving milk, .

raised ; and in the case of feeding no matter how highly fed, she will not ---.-I'.-
Good Pastures. fatten and there is less of Good Milk.
milch back fast: .
cows, comes as as eat- A good cow demands a good pas causing caked bag or milk fever by Good milk is a matter of life and

en, almost, in the form of milk, butter ture. Having been bred for a capac- high feeding with Holsteins than with death to thousands of infants, and to

and cheese, while as much more comes Jerseys, whose milk is naturally as
ity to convert food into milk and but very many adults. He who only getsa
from the in the form of rich as it can be on ordinary feed.
manure, .
ter she must be provided with a sufficiency half pint of milk when he drinks a
The forcing of large production is
later If farmer has
crops, on. a not
or she will prove a failure. The therefore better adapted to increasingthe pint of reduced milk, is wronged more
the invest in bran for stock
money to change of location will entirely alter quantity ot a. small but rich yield. in the body than in the pocket.

feeding, he can make more than fifty -Am. Cultivator.
the yield of a cow, and yet many as-
per cent per annum on the money he -.- --- Eucalyptus.
cribe the fault to the animal when the Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
should borrow ail he needs to Cost of Manufacturing:Butter.
buy true eause is in the pasture. Nor is a In 1874: I planted a row of Euca-
feed. Some of the well managed cream-
full supply of grass in the pasture a eries are making butter for less than lyptus Globulus (about twenty-five in

Ration for Cows. sure indication that the cow is satis- three cents per pounds. The Turner number) along the river front of my

Prof. E. W. Stewart, in the Country fied. The appetites of cows differ, and Centre, Maine, Creamery Association grove. They grew finely, and were

Gentleman, says: they will often lose time by traveling during its first eight mouths' operationin not injured by cold until the freeze of
1884, found the labor bills, including -
"Wh at bran and middlings are restlessly from one portion to another, December, 1880, when all were killed.
the collection of the cream, to
sweet and well flavored as a part of overlooking certain grasses that are amount to two cents and six and one- Some of them were fifty feet in height,
the ration for butter. Oatmeal has
plentiful in order to seek a more favored half mills per pound of butter, and and the bodies twelve inches in diam-
been found well-
always to produce kind. For the buttermilk sold at the factory It would useless
flavored milk butter and when that reason the pasture eter. seem to plant
ajid, ,
for salt fuel for and the
not too dear, should form a part of should consist! of a variety, and paid engine this variety anywhere in Florida, except -
tubs for packing. The make was
i the ration. Corn meal is exceedingly contain an abundant supply, in order from three thousand to ten thousand in the extreme southern part of

rich in starch, and assists in giving that the cows may have ample oppor- pounds per month. At the Eastbampton the State.
well flavored but be fed
cream, must tunity for filling herself quickly in or- Mass., Creamery we found, whenon One tree of the broad leaved vari-
in moderate It is excel-
quantity. an
lent balance der to rest and masticate her food a visit there in October, 1884, thatit ety that was killed to the ground in
to new process or extracted -
was costing six cents pound to
linseed meal This linseed properly. per 1880, sent up ashootfrom the root but
collect the cream, make the butter
meal is preferable to pea meal in the : --- --.-* was entirely killed in January, 1884.
and sell it. It ought not to cost over
Waldo Advertiser R. \V.
ration when costing no more, and it' : Captain three cents pound to make butterat Two trees of a variety called in California -
usually costs less. The pea meal is slight. Campbell, during his recent visit to per
Tallahassee of Mr. a creamery, or more than that sum Red Gum passed through the
ly constipating,while the linseed meal is purchased Kempera
soothing to the digestive:: organs. The fine Jersey hull calf. The calf is to sell it, including transportation freeze of '80 and '84, the thermometer

old process linseed oil meal must be fed from the finest registered stock in the charges, but so much depends upon going below 20 both times, but were
the amount made and the it is
sparingly to cows in calf, because of country, its mother being a thoroughbred marketed that fixed way be both killed last January. This is a
no prices can
and its sire half brotherof
Jersey, a
its of"oil..
larger percentage given which will apply to all cases.- handsome tree, with forage; resemblingthat
"It is not advisable to feed unde- i the fine bull recently sold by the
celebrated Atlanta Jersey Farm to a New England Farmer. of the Blue Gum after it has
corticated cottonseed meal to our .. .
Northern cows, unaccustomed to its gentleman of Philadelphia for $2,000. Feeding! Hay> to Cows. changed its leaf.: All the varieties of
indigestible hulls. Only the best decorticated Such purchases evince the spirit of pro- the Eucalyptus seem to be more hardy
that has infused itself into the Some are prevented from givingcows
meal should be used in the gress while young than after they have
ration for butter, and then extracted 'breast of a few of our leading citizens. an early bite of grass because its reached size and

linseed meal is preferable. Flaxseed, With our fine native grasses-the Ber- succulency will make them lose relish a greater age.

cottonseed or hempseed should not be muda, and one or two others that grow for dry food. This idea is a mistakenone. A. F. STYLE
Oak Blufl Grove,Jacksonville, Fla.,
here-we believe the
luxuriantly dayis
used at all in the butter ratio for
So the is
long as grass watery June 2, IM81J.{
considerable amount of oil will not far distant when we will have ......
any -" -
of the finest farms in the and innutritious good hay will be
affect the butter unfavorably, and as some dairy Success in Farming:

we have seen, the oil is not needed land in our midst. We know that eagerly eaten. It meets a want of the There is no section where farming

The more kinds of food in the ration, Captain Campbell will push this mat- system which must be responded to it is more profitable than in Florida and
the better." ter vigorously, and ultimately make of
the stock is to thrive.Salt .
the Gulf I section of the cotton States.
it a grand success. .
Old vs. New System. for Cattle. Stilj many farmers are losing ground
The Butter C The modern Separator is certainly Cattle need salt most in the spring every year, while the phenomenal success -
As a butter cow alone the Jersey, of others demonstratesthat
accomplishing wonders in one direc- when they are on green grass. It is a clearly

tion and that is in the amount of milk or even the grade Jersey, cannot be very common mistake to give salt dur- their failures are from want of

the factory using it requires to make excelled. All the gilt-edged, high- ing the winter season, when there it proper management. They cling to

( a pound of butter. By reference to price butter in this market is the pro- but little work, and then neglect it as methods that brought success "beforethe
dairy books published ten years ago, the busy time advances. Salt shouldbe
duct of fed little Indian "
Jersey cows, a war, but are not adapted to
such as Willard's Dairy Husbandry, kept in some convenient place pres-

it will be seen that the average work meal or a mixture of corn and oats under cover, where the cattle can ent conditions. Give the farm more

of the best factories very rarely fell ground together in addition to the ration have access to it. They will take it thought and personal attention; con-

below twenty-five pounds of milk to of at only as the need it.
hay or even pasture. Very tract the area; put more work on less
the of butter. An itemized ...
pound -
little of the choicest butter is the
pro. land; use more fertilizer, and apply it
statement of Western for
the months from May to creamery December of duct of green fodder or pasture alone. "The feeding, drinking, milking, in a way to increase the fertility of
and of the cattle should be
this year, inclusive, gives the amount The poorest butter we have seen in the outing the soil from year to year; "plant no

of milk creamed as 174,764 pounds, market this week was from Ayrshirecows punctually attended to ; otherwise, corn for less than sixty bushels per

and butter made 8,029 pounds. This I' on pasture alone. The Ayrshirecow they become restless, which circum- acre;" keep your other crops in betterfix

gives an average of 21J pounds of stance has an injurious effect on their
fair in of milk
though quantity
milk to the pound of butter. This ; make more hay and grass, and

difference of nearly four pounds of and above the average in quality of thrist as well as their products. If less cotton; raise more stock, and save

milk to the pound of butter would cheese, is far below some other breedsin you haven't got a six-rail and top- all the manure; repair the barns; be

large in the butter rider fence, they will provide for the
represent a very aggregate product.Extra more saving in buying, handling and
the course of the season, and is a point outing.
for tools and haveno
caring implements
Feed for Holstein Cows. ;
well worth the careful study of the .
the Holsteins will Milk With Both Hands. idle hands; and prosperity will
owners of factories that are using probably give a

old methods of cream-raising. It was greater quantity of milk than any John Marshall, in the Iowa Home-. j' come.THE .

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464 THE FLORIDA DISPATCHisgntch. .---

P Pines from Eden. Georgia State Horticultural Society. Farmers and Their Friends.<<
fIle Jjlorida .
Mr. T. E. Richards has our thanksfor We are in receipt of a letter from The Louisville Home and Farm
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JACKSONVILLE, FLA.JULY 5,1886. a fine case of pine-apples. Edenis the president, Mr. P. J. Bercksman, ., under this heading appeals to the
-- --- ------- twenty miles below the Inlet, below announcing the annual meeting of the farmers to beware of demagogues who
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor.
the region of damaging frost, even on above Society, at Fort Valley, Ga., on I lead strikes and swear devotion to the

Fertilizer i pineapples, as the beautiful specimens the 28th and 29th in ts. The Central labor organizations ; who appear at

Fertilizers should be classed among before us bear witness. Mr. P. writes and Georgia railroads have extendedthe the Grange in the garb of a down-

the products of the farm. Green crops, that he has 15,000 plants growingand courtesy of a free pass to members. trodden farmer, zealous to relieve the

stock, and our muck beds, should be expects to plant 75 acres. He Very liberal arrangements will doubt- distress of the agricultural interests.To .

drawn upon to enrich our soils rather has shipped a good many and will use less be made with other roads. Those illustrate these warnings, he refers

than the commission merchant. the balance of the crop for wine and desiring to attend, who are not mem- to one Reall who assumes to be

fruit. bers avail themselves of these the of the American
--- -- -- canned He reports orange trees to president Agri-

Credit lo Whom Credit Is Due. in fine condition with prospects of a courtesies in the matter of transpor- cultural Association, and Robert M.

We are ferfectly willing our con- good crop. tation should forward their names at Littler,who is sending out circulars as

temporaries should appropriate our Association.. once and the usual fee of $2 to Mr. secretary of the National Butter and

matter without credit, as the manner T. L. Savannah Cheese Association and also
We notice a movement in several Kinney, Secretary, secretary
of some is, but when such papers us Ga., for. certificate of membership.This I of the Iowa Butter and Cheese Asso
sections of the State towards the for-
the Palatka News credit our articlesto fee also includes the ciation. Mr. Reall's
Society'sCatalogue I headquarters are
mation of local fruit and vegetable I
other State papers we must protest.Seedling of the fruits of Georgia in New York and Mr. Littler writes
.. association. There is no better way
which alone is more than worth the from Chicago, both cities, of course,
Honey Peaches. of protecting, extending and improving -
We have received from O. C Knox, these interests. Improved methods money. This society is the represen- having the good of the farmer close to
tative of the Southern and heart !"
Highland, Clay county, Florida,speci- and varieties come from interchange of Pomology,
its proceedings are of special interestto These are the leaders of the lobby,
mens of the Honey peach, from a two experience, and better transportationand
the fruit growers of Florida. This I who are attempting to enforce a
year old seedling tree. In size and market facilities are to be secured
occasion will also afford a good oppor- monopwly for butter.by imposing a
appearance they do not differ from by organized effort. A live State
the ordinary Honey peach, but for organization of this character backedup tunity to visit the famous LeConte prohibitory tax on oleomargarine, in
region about Thomasville, and to see regard to which the editor pertinently
richness and delicacy flavor,they surpass by local societies, would be of in-
anything in this State we have calculable benefit to our practical, the great fruit growing section of remarks :

yet seen. progressive horticulturist. Western Central Georgia. We tru-t The attempt to impose a tax on I

. Florida will send a goodly delegation. any article to prevent its manufacture,
Buy for Cash. is an abuse of the most sacred powerof
Mixing. Salt With Manure. .. .
government it is clearly unconsti
Didn't man's wife ;
you ever see a
One effect of salt is to make ma- tutional. The exercise of such
little behind him Blessing In Dlsguls. a
walking along just a ,
nures more active and available for power the farmers should openly and
of his side ? She Before the war we had slaves and
at keeps justso
immediate use. To this end it is a persistently oppose. If to-day it is
far behind all the time and it would cotton some men made more
good plan to mix salt with the manure ; money used to crush out oleomargarine, to-
require no more effort to keep up, if were very poor. Since the war we morrow it will be 11".1 1 i I.. advance the
before it is
just applied, taking care .
w she would only hurry up and get there have had diversified industry, a pro- cost of tool, (oft. l lotliiiig, of everythingthe
to cover slightly to prevent loss of farmer has to buy. It has beenso
Now this is the it gressive development unparalleled in
ammonia. Salt alone is not a ferti- once. exactly way used in the past to the great loss of
is with the farmer that is little history and a prosperity that is shared
lizer on moist soils, unless it finds in. a the farmer. As a class the farmers
them latent plant food winch it can behind. It would not require any by most, and felt by all. The war, a have consistently protested against this

make soluble. more money to buy cash down, if you sad calamity in itself, makes the be abuse of power, and yet to-day Reall

---- .....-- would only spur up once and get a ginning of a new era, a glorious renaissance and the Littler, assuming to speak for the

The Negro and the Melon. little start to go and come on. You for the South. The recent agriculturist the invoke a power
against exercise of which the
The best early market for watermelons ought to have a few hundred dollarsin freeze has been a grievous calamity, farmers unitedly stand. We assert

is among the negroes. The the bank, or in the hands of some bearing heavily upon many ; yet to that these men are consciously and

price with them is no object, so that safe business friend that you can checkon the State at large it promises to be a unconsciously the tools of a disreputable -

they acquire the money. A dollar is at sight. It does not pay to live blessing in disguise. People are wak- speculators gang of who New are York seeking and Chicago nothing

as readily paid as five cents if thereis from hani to mouth, or to get trusted ing up to the fact that other agricultural but their own advantage.

no cheaper alternative. A poor, and pay twenty per cent. extra for what pursuits are as profitable as orange- .-.-.

ragged fellow coming to town withouthis yon buy. It a poor business policy, growing, and already diversified hus- Keep the Boys on the Farm. '

breakfast and "lifting" some sweet and it is wearing on a man, if he has bandry has received a new impetus in I Put more thought into your work;

potatoes from a neighbor's patch and any manhood about him. this State. The development of new get the boys interested ; encourage
them to study agriculturel! science
4 and the of ,
roasting by the way, will find meansto resources, application more
Ventilation Refrigeration.. and they will be less desirous of leav-
methods incident thereto
twenty-five cents for a melon, intelligents ,
pay Among the exhibits at the annual the farm. Let
ing them feel that the
which he will consume in ten mini mean rapidly increasing wealth for the
meeting of the Nurserymen's Associa- practically successfull farmer also
i State, and a more abundant prosperityfor may
-+.+--j tion, we note "The Ripe Fruit Carrier, its citizens. be the gentleman farmer. Convince

Details. by Jenkins McGuire & Co., of Balti- them that tilling the soil offers a
In writing of the various operationsof I more." It contained a lot of tomatoes nobler sphere of action, a wider rangeof

rural industry, contributors will fa- shipped from Gainesville, Florida, Nursery Convention, thought, as well as a more enjoyable -

vor us by paying close attention to de June 7th, in perfect condition ; also The American Association of Nurserymen and lucrative pursuit than mercan-

tails. Give all the minutia connected' fine specimens of Richmond\ cherriesin Florists and Seedsmen, held I tile or professional life, and all the

with the subject. Farming, fruitgrowing one of their berry boxes ; these its eleventh annual Convention at attractions of the city will be inade-
to allure them from
the farm.
bee-keeping, stock-raising, etc., boxes are constructed of straw-board, Washington, on June 16th and 17th, MHPalmetto

are largely experimental here, and into perfectly ventilated and adjustable with about three hundred delegates in Berries.

many of those engaged in these pur- cells of various sizes, to suit the attendance, representing every State in A new use has been found for the

suits are new hands at the business. fruit to be >hipped ; such as oranges, the Union. C. L. Watrous, of Iowa, berries of the saw palmetto. A

There is a general call for particularized peaches, tomatoes, pears, delicate was elected President to succeed Com- Savannah chemist has discovered that

information. Many otherwise apples, cherries, strawberries, etc. missioner Colman ; D. Melmot Scott, they possess curative proprietors for

valuable articles are abortive, so far The object is ventilation ; the fruit of Galena, Illinois, was elected Secre pulmonary troubles, and has pur

as usefulness is concerned, for lack of being so arranged that it can not tary. The next annual meeting will chased a large quantity to work up

details. mash, rub or heat* be at Chicago. into medicine.

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Alabama Crop Keport-May. ern point in the State, in the very center Strawberry I'luiil for Sale.
Jab1i4ir'si fJtparJln21ftHATES /
The acreage in cotton at present is of a heavily timbered country, is Wilson's Albany plants for delivery

about equal to that of last crop, whilst being built of Southern pine from Mississippi in the fall. BURY & ANDERSON,

the stand and condition reported is and Louisiana. Although the OF ADVERTISING.On Mandarin, Fla.
lumber has to be carried by rail twelve application. .
from 15 to 18 per cent. inferior to the hundred miles, it is still found the best A IIoine-Made Fertilizer.

of 1885 and doubtless the \\itibscription $2.00 per annum,in adv ince.
crop exces- and the cheapest for this purpose.In BUENA VISTA, ORANGE MILLS
In clubs of six or more 31.50 each.
sive rains of last week will greatly Chicago, also, the most important FLORIDA, January 3, 1886. }j

lumber market of the world the To Subscribers.See .
augument the difference.The largest President Florida Fertilizing Co.:
warehouse yet built there, is under con. printed slip on your paper(or wrapper)
acreage in cotton has been struction of Southern pine, it being the Note date of the expiration of your subscription DEAR SIR :-The ton of Florida
increased and is in and if in arrears please remit. Food I from
greatly reported strongest and best timber for heavy Orange purchased you

good condition. The oat crop is reported edifices. Special to New Subscribers. last year has given entire satisfaction,

New subscribers to the DISPATCH, will receive and has done all that you claim for it.
good, and well housed. These facts bear evidence of th e '
on application a colored map of Florida It I the best commercial fertilizer I ever
value of this southern timber. If it
E. C. BEETS, free. Scale eighteen miles to the Inch. used three
Ship me tons by steamer.
can compete with the product of
Com. of Agriculture.Hlllsborough Yours truly, F. L. DANCY.Colonel .
... Michigan and Minnesota to-day, while SPECIAL CLUB RAIES.
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County-Peen-too! Pota- t Iheirjforests: (. yet remain, what must be We periodical club THE published DISPATCH in the with United any States paperor F. L. Dancy is the oldest

toes, Etc. its superiority, what its value, when or Great Britain. Prices on application. grower of oranges in Floida.

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the country will be compelled to de- Remittances should be sent by Check, ->-.-4-
Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Letter Sour Orange Trees.
pend almost wholly upon the South ,addressed to
I send of the
you to-day a sample
for its lumber. C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, See advertisement of sour orange

Honey peach, to show they will ripenin --.- TACYTCAA..VTT.T.JI" i"'T.A. trees at Red Rock prices in another

Hillsborough county. The Peentowas A Few Mistake* About Flhh Corrected. column.
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caught in the hardest cold in full The so-called "trout" of South SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. 4
Fine Orange Grove for Sale.
bloom, and the fruit all dropped. It, Georgia and Florida is not a trout buta -
The Dispatch as an Advertising Me This is on the east hank of
the Peen-to, fruited last year. Splendid black bass. Our perch are not dium. grove
the St. Johns river ; large river front,
rains, and all busy with sweet perch but sunfish. A jack is a pick- Read what our patrons think of us, :35 miles south of Jacksonville, and

potatoes and cow peas. S. PAYNE. erel. Catfish are not all catfish. Some. and be governed accordingly. contains thirty-five acres originally( )

Mr. Payne has our thanks for sam- of them are bull pouts. Our red- : Mr. C. 11: Da Costa, Publisher Flor- rich hammock land. Contains 2,000

finned pike is only found in Southern : ida Dispatch: bearing orange trees, besides all other
received.ED.TARPON .
water and near the Gulf. Our war- : fruits in Florida figs
SPRINGS, Fla., June 24. Please send me bill for advertising grown ; grapes, ,
.. mouth perch is a rock bass. The i May's & Partridge cotton seed, and I Peen-to peaches, Japan plumsfiftytrees

Another Pay 1 UK Farm. carp was imported by the Germans : will remit for same, also for renewalof bananas, guavas, etc. Dwelling
The from Central Asia more than five house of four rooms good water fine
. Pensacola Advance-Gazette, to my subscription to DISPATCH for ,
hundred years ago, and is esteemed garden, stable and a good for
show that farming in West Florida six months. There is no source of information -
very highly the world over as a food stock. If sold within two months can
pays cites the farm of Mr. J. V. fish.-Quitmnn ( Ga.) Pree Press.M&iIcets. advertising so so complete far reaching, or in reachof be bought for one half its value.

Dansby near that city. Ten years Florida fruit-growers and nurserymen Address, M. G. JOHNSON,

ago he bought thirty acres of land as your valuable paper. Send. Jacksonville, Fla.
for $90, and solely by his own work ] estimate of cost of advertising in your --.

and that his children has improved it local columns as per card enclosed. Hind Your Papers.
Yours We have a number of excellent files
and Fruit and Vegetable Market. truly,
additional land
purchased until
III Z. W. PARTRIDGE. for sale with the name "FLORIDA DIS-

he now has one hundred and twenty U61 BROADWAY FLORIDA NEW DISPATCH YORK,July tNE 2, 1886.} Montlcello, Fla., June 10. PATCH" embossed thereon, affording a

acres with fifty-five in the higheststate QUOTATIONS. H e H beautiful covering for paper, only $1

of cultivation. He Florida Tomatoes .. .per crt. TS@ 1 00 i Pine-apple slips, $2 per 100, $15 each.
has ten acres Egg Plants per bbl 8 00)@10 00 I per 1,000; pineapple suckers (extra .
in LeConte Ga. Watermelons, selected, per 100 30 00@35 00
five in
pears, watermelons "fair to good, 00@200! large), two to three feet, $5 per 100. Cow-Pean, Cow-Peas, Cow-Peas.
and the remainder of the "culls, Co 1000@1200J. Cassava seed $3 50 feet.
fifty-five in -canes, per !
D. HASHAGEN, Now is the time to plant in your
plum trees, grapes, dewberries, corn, Eastern Agent. Order immediately, as surplus stock i groves. I have just received

----- -- -- ---- must be planted out soon. 300 bushels "
oats, tomatoes, cabbages, beets, peas, ROYAL, PALM NURSERIES "Clays.
potatoes and other vegetables. Alto Manatee Fla. 300 bushels "Whippoorwills.
]MeteoroIoic.LJagwsam: 200 bushels "Red "
.... Rippers.
gether the farm is, with its buildings, "
We sold melons this week from Mr. 100 bushels "Blacks.
a valuable piece of property, worth, 100 bushels "White Crowders."
----. Gamble (Wildwood), sixty to seventyfive -

the Gazette says, from $15, to $20,000, a< s.: ..:w c: t:-a 3 u. dollars per hundred, and grapes Send for prices,
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employing six hands JO ; eS c5; & = WILLIAM A. BOURS,
from Mr. Luttieham Waldo
regularly.Southern COCO ; 91'818 aaWaAV wG4. ,1 J: 02oo ( ), forty
4 = -H cents per pound. We think this is 20 West Bay Street,

Pine. Oa .,{1 Plmnll ooooooH o good for good produce. Please do not Jacksonville, Fla.

The Times-Democrat has called at- _- H z J'BP( I'UaI\ I t: R O& neglect to send our DISPATCH regu- .

tention, more than once, to the fact ->, >:m u larly. PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS. Rocky Branch Nursery, Nontlcello, Fla.

that the Southern yellow pine is rap ::s q: < 'IlaoIa\: _I moo-rr.-4-: 3o bI Philadelphia---, June.21th.*.**- Parties intending, to purchase Le

idly growing into favor( in the North o o tia.. : I -03 Wanted. Conte Pear trees will do well to place
C 3 .uona3JIG -= orders with before the to
< > me season
and West. The fact is now recognized "- 0 1'CS 1- I To exchange LeConte Pear Trees
32cI 32 CO I have choice stock of
that it the C I ... for Strawberry Plants. None but best plant opens. a
must -
supply deficiency in LI.I -0 ; one, two and three-year-old trees, and
varieties desired. Good references
the Western lumber supply, and thatit .. sqjpajpunq --88!!( o i D will not be undersold. Correspondence -
m 0 PUB 83U3UIUB3J1J ui ..-: wQ : given and required.B. .
can well do this. Until of recent .... UUJulw .f1I(JuG .m E-t W. PARTRIDGE, with nurserymen solicited.B. .
years, such Southern pine as has been H -. -- 32 Monticello, Florida. ,
c. JuQ ooooooo _.d;o ... ..+ .. Proprietor.
shipped North has been sent by way cE 00fc I uual 0006 06 ao 06*oo ti;:'g ::: Parties Northward Bound --*-4-

of experiment. Its value for flooring, ..s-o.. fco-.a o ronmJuJI'- III."-,oooooooooooooo". .,. ..,.". w'-JS5S.111'tj h Passing through Jacksonville would For Printing of every descriptionwrite

for railroad, cars, etc., was then rec- C.aJ E-t 1h1m ''a---:- -'''_ f do well to call upon H. Earnest Murphy to C. W. DaCosta, JacksonvilleFla.

ognized, and it was imported, although a mtIIJX'Blcr I Q-.OdCBOaoo82SSSSS.eo..:.".ro. 9 Agent of the Cincinnati Southern .

in still limited quantities. But its -- --- ,a-rI Railroad, No. West Bay street. !

e .Ja-tawo.I'UR I : .. before purchasing tickets. He sells
o g.
uses have gradually extended from ...
o lltiG M ccc .? .:01. tickets! to all parts of the North and
year to year, and the demand for it o I ) '" f S nom E. Northwest, and understands the rare Fancy P Poultry.ALBERT .
"oI --- ; --;-;-.-;
increased.The :.. :. ..: : aaato act of courteous attention so much
o I : .0... "' .0.. FRIES,
; : ; :
Chicago Lumberman calls at- o : : :;t_ ,asccS_ ; appreciated by the traveling public.If .
<** :<<0 : .Q Breeder of High Class Poultry
o N __ ,
desire information
tention to the fact that the K to 1 you regardingthe
new eleva- E H >a1l10'1' ST. NICHOLAS, FLA.,
X fob a 0v JJ various lines or wish to ascertainany
tor at Duluth,Minnesota,on the shoresof a 6lhwJ'.g "Q1m. --0 DOOIE'b Has Hold hiM Entire Stock to
aoa :s ::::xz:: points regarding your trips, don'tfail \V.V.. FENDItICK,
Lake Superior, and the most north-I 6r. ooQtiFrE. to consult Mr. Murphy. P. O. Box 38L Jacksonville, Fla.

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Groves made and warranted on the most
favorable t"rms,111 one of the most healthy
sections of Florida. Honrdlntrwnd houses THE LIVER DYSPEPSIA Bar leIn Real Estato.

rent at moderate price, "end for particularsand Secretes the and acts like filter to Variable faint
20 rents for glimpses at the Orange :Land. bit. appetite; gnawing feeling
For nferf'nt'P ve refer you to the editor of I cleanse in* of the blood. By irat pit of the stomach, heartburn, wind in the

this paper. Direct to regularity fits action or suspensions stomach,bad breath, bad taste in the mouth,

W.Pittman.H. HEED la.flCORPOR&TED of its fufHtfaic, the bile poisons the blood, low spirits, [general prostration. There is $500 will buy a fine residence lot at

.--.. -- .-. causing ,kite, sallow complexion, weak no form of disease more prevalent than Dys- Tampa. Easy teiins.

bilious diarrhoea, a languid, and it in aliases be traced to !
eyes weary pepsia, can will buy 2W)tI acres high rolling
feeling, and many other distressing sympan enfeebled or poisoned condition of the find adjoining the new town o'
Cranted Power to Confer a Degree.DUNSMO'RE'. toms generally termed liver troubles. These blood. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA by cleansing ; Pemberton, at Junction of South Florida and
Florida Southern Itailroads and the Withla-
' $ are relieved at once by the use of BULL'S and purifying the blood, tones up the diges- '" coochee River

SARSAPARILLA the great blood resolvent tive organs, and relief is obtained at once. ;

DB.Joint Buu-have been for a number of DR.JOHN BULL.-I have no hesitation In saying I < I OH will' buy a residence lot in Oriole. a
years severely afflicted with a mercur headache that I believe your SARSAPARILLA to be the best JDIUU new Railroad town on S. }<'. R.R., In
and a dull heavy pain in my liver. Three bottles medicine manufactured for the cure of Scrofula i Hernando conn y. Easy terms: concessions
STAUNTON,' A. Teaching its pupils by actuaivraetict of Bcu/s SARSAPARILLA gave me more relief Syphilis,and many other cutaneous and glandu- to those who will build. Place rapidly Im
how to keep books and do l business. 1.-It'ul.\l than all the others combinf'd. lar affections,having used It with entire success ''
In a city noted for HKAI.TH.': I RTHOOIJ*. riu'RCHKS AsoeOCUTY. T.IL OWENS, Louisville,Ky. in numbers of the abovo cases. 'I' )proving.
Address. G. I>UXJ JIOUt: 1'rehideut
DR. Jomr Buii.-I have examined the pre- JAXES MOORE,Louisville,Ky.
--- cription for the preparation of DB.JOHN Buix's II $ I rCwill\ buy a handsome lot iu ParkersJJJjurg.Marioncounty.facing -
SARSAPARILLA, and believe the combination toDlu JOHN Binr.T.-I procured one bottle of I + on Coop.
bo rj.excellent one,and well calculated to proBULL'S SAnsAPAniLLA.f smpyrIde son. Among er Park. Send for colored map. Property(-
Out" :u alterative Impression on the system. I the remedies and that he I Bred cheap.
!1..v used It both In public'andprivate'tractice" has tried for weak.. lungs and chest,this one bottle very
an..think It the best article Sarsapartlla iu use.has been of m ./C4JCAA; to him than all. It has
It.fiLES,M. D.,Louisville Ky. cored me of l>> .. Ji8I.asn.! $i 50 will buy a 1 In rue building lot in
fie I..Pliy ILt Lou M arinenosp.JjHiJS.McGEB( ,Hone Cave,Ky. Windsor, Alachua county, a flour-
Is n ing place.
KIDNEYS SCROFULA $5000 will buy 100 acres land adjoining"

Are the great secretory organs of BLOOD Is a peculiar morbid condition of Windsor. Easy terms. Only
(11)) balance time to
$ rash required on long
the body. Into and through the IS the system, caused directly by suit purchaser. ;
p , ; ; THE LIFE.
falls;'c ;ow tie waste fluids con- impurities in the blood or by

ft ftJngpor KCXiGiiixitter taken i ,nthesysthe lack of sufffcent nourishment furnishedtem. $2 wM buy a well located lot of 10
If the ':(tofyK do not act properly this to the system through the blood, usually UU acres at Oriole; land all high anddry
originally selected for culture.
matter /, 'aSxd: and poisons the blood, affecting ue glands, often resultrj: in I Icaic"lh 'ong; terms of credit. Only$25 cash required,

:rtOc,':eakness,pain.n the small swellings, enlarged Joints, abscesses "re anal an equal amount per annum plus the Interest -

,. 'u, flushes of heat,chills, with eyes, blotchy eruptions on the face or 'eck. on deferred payments. The easiest
terms offered on high dry lands in Florida.
disordered stonK.ch: and bowels. BULL'S Erysipelas is akin to it and is often mi taken Enquire for particulars.
Type for Sale.8'X SARSAtinSLLA acts as a diuretic on the for Scrofula as it comes from the same: cause
w111 buy a tine 10-acre lot close by
')) pounds Injr Primer the type the 'Ms- Kidney Gild bowels, and directly on the impure blood. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA by, $450 station Candler, Marion county.
blood GO leIl, causing the great or- purifying the blood and toning up the system Very prosperous place; good lands.

patch is printing from, is offered fur sale gate ti i.SC body to resume their natural forces the ip!,rities from the blood and will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can

cheap. Address feetlOllS, an$'health is at once restored. cleanses tko 'system through the regular ,. $2 2 5 dler, close by the station.

.. Ds.Jomr Bxrtx.-I have usM SARSAPAchannels.. $400 will buy a 40-acre tract of high roll-
v C. W. I COSTA. JUI.I4 for rheumatism and kidney rtiaJJl! DR JonN Bni.T.r-lt Is my opinion that your iug pine land lying a little off from
.IIOQ baa taken It tohm&t&n (> depreparation of SARSAPARILLA is decidedly subUitjr. the S.S.,O. & G.R.II. in Marion county. Satisfactory -
It lu given ua great perlor to any other now in use, and I will take terms to buyers.
Yours truly, great pleasure In recommending it for the cure of
THOS.n. BENTLEY,Rossvllle,HI. Scrofula and all diseases of the blood and kidneys. $520 will buy a beautifully located
n n ALLEN, M. D.,Bradford,Ky. whole block of lots IJarkersburg.
BULL'S SARSAPARILLA. PRINCIPAL OFFICE: Money in it for the right man. Over 300 lots

BULI.'S WORM DESTROYER. 831 Wet Main Street, Louisville, Ky. now sold.
BULL'S SMITH'S TONIC 5Yldl1P.[ A BOTTLE. .: $150 I will buy 10 acres good orange land
& & & & & & & t,1.OO I adjoining Parkersburg.
THE POPULAR REMEDIES OF THE DAY. For Sato by all Druggists. i iEJEP $2500 will buy 80 acres high rolling

land Floral In
adjoining City,
: TEIE: E.--O 2 PUB..E.1 : Hernando county. Money in it for subdivision -
into lots. Terms to suit. *

$800 wlll buy 80 acres good high rolling
HORACE DREW pine land north of Couper on F. 8.
., R'y inhood. Fernando couaty. Good.neighbor-
HIRES' 59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida.
20 land at Oriole
Packages 2.5 cts. Makes 4 gallons $600 with buy acres
of a delicious, sparkling and wholesome her- WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Lake Front.
erage. Sold by all druggists,or sent by mall I OHO will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
on receipt of 2o cents. C. E. HIRES. Books Stationery Newspapers Periodicals and $ I UUU southwest of Oriole, close by Im-
48 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. provements; commanding building site; fine

-- Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods, land.

IRON G Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door $12OO dry wlll,ad buy joining 40 acres town land plat, high of Oriole.and

A fortune for some one by subdividing into
Amusements. building lots.
Moore's Orange Culture, Rev. Ed . .. . .. ... .... .. . .. .. . . ... . . .$1.00 $600 will buy 40 acres of land adjoining
for prices .emler's Truck Farming in the South .. .. .. ... . . .. . . .. . . .. l.Vhltner'K preceding.
of \ (Gardening in Florida . .. .. ..... ... .... . .. . .. . .. . 1'50 I O K O will buy 80 acres land adjoining
CINCINNATI ((0.) CORRUGATING CO. McClellau's Digest Laws of Florida . .... ..... ....... . . .. . .. . .. 4.00 I $ lJJ the Company's lands at Pemberton -
I have all the Maps. Books, etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applies- which they have laid out in building lots.
of description.. River front. A bargain.
CECIL H. PLUMMER tion. Legal Blanks every
HORACE PREW. $2500 wiw buy lID acres fine land be-
tween Dade City and Tucker-
town in Hernando county.

wil1 buy 40 acres splendid high
VETHRINARYSURGEON! ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY, $400 land, two miles from Brooksville.

I $8 0 0 will buy a young orange grove,265
trees, some beginning to bear;
s. C.
grove in fine condition; Clay county, flue
Student of the Royal Veterinary College of neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley
London, tWill I JlAshcly[ Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer. Lake.

Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops, $1 I 000 w111 buy 160 acres high pine land
Charleston for vegetables. In Hernando county; place hasseveral
and also used by the truckers near
answer all communications through let- hundred dollars worth of Improve-
Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas, etc ments on it, including house; Railroad survey
ters and telegrams.
runs through place.
Dissolved Bones. Ashley Geld Phosphate.Pure .
Ash ley
J will buy 810 acres finely located
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnit $5000 land i In Hernaudo county. Will

Office in Orlando,; la.,at Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed Meal etc. sell all or part.HOMES.

Reed kFoster's Stables.FERTILIZER For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kainlt

Floats, etc.,address I

Charlesto n,SC.
E. T. PAI E,1Pre&t.,4t East Bay St. Oriole, Hernando County.

.Florida Orange Food, $23 per ton. Send stamp for colored Map of Oriole and
Florida Vegetable' Food: $28 per ton. Information how to get a home in Florida,
SUBSCRIBE FOR TIlE close by Railroad in active operation. Splen-
This Fertilizer hasfceen thoroughly tested did orange lands. Large number of new

for ,the put six years on Orange Groves in groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
Florida and'ha*given entire satisfaction. coming In from all over the Union. Attractive -
plan of purchase; but little cash required.
Send for Circulars and Certificates. Bargains offered.


\. 300 bushels Red'Rover,Clay, Whlppoorwlll Office: 72J! \V. Bay St., up stairs,

and.White Peas lor ear. Jacksonville, Fla.
I sale.E. DlY per '
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Valrico Nurseries BXMXftflMSXJIMMif HIT. { n ptlpMtliR7t+v... -
S? -JWAYCROSS PaIatka ana All Lan iIin as

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Catalogue_Free. [E UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER

TS W. G. TOUSEY F All Trains of this Road are Run by Central ((90th)
.S 3 Meridian Time,which is 33 Minutes Siomr TAMPA MANATEE RIVER

f3! Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla. than Jacksonville- Time. Key West, Havana and New Orleans.


Passenger Trains will leave and) arrive daily,


t Leave Jacksonville dally at........... /:35: x m PEOPLE'S LINE 3TBAIIR3.!
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.......... 7:3 a m
Leave Callahan daily at_................. 8:18 a m
Arrive at Waycross daily at...._. ..10-J5 a ro
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .v. R.R... Iff p m
Arrive at Thomasville daily at.-....... 1:37 p m H. B. PLANT JACKSONVILLE of the People's
From i to li? inches in Diameter Arrive at Bainbridge dally at............ X:35 p m De Line,and CITY OF ,of the
Bary-Baya Line
will run a*
Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at....... 4:04 p m
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R.R-iiUO( p m follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line
Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R.R-..... 2:30 a m Wharf at foot of Laura street:
Leave Savannah, Florida and West-
Arrive atNew Orleans vlaL.&N. R.R 7'Jo n m
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson ern Railway wharf Jacksonville,
daily arrival of Mail
on train..
.At FI.oo: :! BoT1o-yl:: ; :Prices ville Mobile.and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and Leave Jacksonville.........?......_......_? 3:00 p JU
Leave Green Cove Spring......_.......... 5:10 p m
.' FAST HAIL.LeaveJacksonvll1edallyat. Leave Tocol...................._.................... 6J5pm
..............- 2.00 p m Leave Palatka............................._...... 8:40 p D1
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at..........12.00 m Leave Welaka............._.....................10:50 p m
Leave Callahan dally at._.................. 2:45 p m Leave Astor............... ......................._ 2KX)a m
For_ Planting During Rainy Season of Summer. Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:30 am Leave DeLand Landing.................,,.. 4:15 a m
'0 Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:40 p m Leave Blue Springs. .........._............_ 5:00 a m
Arrive at Waycross daily at....._........ 4:40 p m Arrive Sanford, South Florida Railroad -
Arrive at Jesup dally at........ ._."_.., 6:15 p m wharf...... ...................?._......... 7:00 a m
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G... fr:35 p m Arrive Sanford, City wharf......_....... 7:10 am
) : lI.A.N-V-rz.L.E: : : : : d :FI.EEJ: : :) Arrive at Savannah dally at....._....... 7:58 p in Arrive Enterprise..............................?.. 8:10 a m
1. II Arrive at Charleston daily at........... 1:35' a m Leave Enterprise................................. 8:30 a m
J i i Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p m
Arrive Baltimore.................................12:35a: m RETURNING,
Arrive Philadelphia.........................?. 3:15 a m Leave Sanford,City wharf.................. 5:50 f in
Drayton Island Florida. Arrive at New York dally at.-........- 6:50 a m Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p m
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson- Leave Blue Springs.........................._.. 8:50 p m
ville and New York. Leave DeLand Landing.............._...... 9:25 p m
EAST FLORIDA Leave Astor................?........................11:125 p mLeave
.- EXPRESS. Welaka_.................................... :15 a m
Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30 p m Leave Palatka................. ............:...... 4:30: a in
LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..1l:30a m Leave Tocoi....................... .....?.......... 6:30am
Leave Callahan dally at....................._ 5:14 p m Leave Green Cove Spring.............._. 7:15& a m
Arrive at Callahan..............................10:46 a m Arrive Jacksonville........_.................. 9:15 a m
NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY LeaveVa.cross.................................... 7:30 p m
Arrive at Waycross dally at............... 8:25 a In Connecting at Tocol with St. Johns Rail-
With descriptions of Leave Gainesville daily at............_.... 3:50 p m road, at Palatka. with Florida Southern
Leave at Lake City ..... ......... ........... 3:15 p m Railway ; at Astor with St. John's and
rROPICAL AND S 15IITROI'ICAI.Fruit : Leave Live Oak daily at..................... 7:10 p m Lake Eustls Railway-Johns DeLand Landingwith
Trees Plants Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc etc. Leave Thomasville daily at............1115:>>p m DeLand and St. Railroad; at En-
Arrive at Albany daily at..,.......... 1:30 a m terprise with A. C.,St. J. &; I. R. Railroad for
Arrive Montgomery via Central R.R. 8:00 Titusville; at Sanford with steamers for In-
a m
Together with full descriptions of all the
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R......... 2:10 p m dian River, and with trains of the South
Arrive New Orleans >ia L. & N. R.R. 7:30 m Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa with
the steamer Margaret of the People's Line
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:10 a m
4"f". Also Price List. Send for Catalogue to Arrive Louisville via L. fe N. R. R..... 2:25 a m for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River,
Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R..6:35' a m also connecting with the steamships Mascotte,

W. W. :I3A'WKINS: : &; SON: JxOpS., Arrive St.Lo its................................... 7:40 a m for Key West and Havana every Monday and
Pullman Buffet cars to and from Jacksonville Thursday arriving at Key West Tuesday and
LA-ICE GEORGE, FLOT1IPA. Jan I '85 and St. Louis, via Thoraasville, Albany, Friday,and Havana Wednesday and Sat.
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Montgomery and Nashville. urday.

GEORGETOWN NURSERIES. JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. Returning steamship leaves Havana on

Leave Jacksonville.............................. 9:30 p m Wednesday and Saturday Key West Wednes-
o Arrive Jacksonville..........................._ 8U5am day and Saturday arriving at Tampa Thursday -
Leave Callahan..................................10:20 p m and Sunday.A .
ORANGE AND LEMON TREES Arrive Waycross............?..................1235' a m freight steamer of the People's or De Bary-
Arrive Albany via B. & W. R. R........ 5:30 a m Baya Merchants' Line leaves Jacksonville
Budded from tried and approved varieties and on good healthy stocks. Arrive Macon via Central R. R........? 9:10 a m I daily at 6 p. m. Returning, leaves Sanford
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. IL...... 1:35 p m daily,at 9 a.m.
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line Arrive Jesup......._............................... 2:15am For further particulars, inquire ol
Fruit Trees suitable to_Florida. Address, Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V.& G.... 6:00 a m
AARON TVA-IRIEB:: :: Georgetown, Fla Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 8:30 a m JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
May 1ft'R'Hr Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. A G.R.R.12 05 m Office, Waycross Steamboat Wharf.Jacksonville .
__ Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R....._ 6:50 a m Fla.
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir \V. M. DAVIDSON
FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTS 'ars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.C. .
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
I Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through Savannah Gi
Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville H.S. HAINES Gen'l
and Manager
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville gaoannxh fl..

and Cincinnati via Jesup. ___ _u_

Leave Jacksonville...._....................... 9:30 p m -
Arrive Jacksonville....._. ..............?.. 8:0.' a mLeave PIANOS&ORGANS
in variety other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To aid Honey Peaches, LeConte and Callahan ..............................10:20pm /,,
{ rears Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs Guavas Grapes etc. Arrive Callahan............................ ..... 7:05 a m u OI alt makes direct to cnsto-
Leave Gainesville at........?.........?:..... 3:50 pin wholesaleheadgnartetegoodss, !
\rriveGatriesville. ............................. 9:31: a m naranteed. No iatM
CATALOGUE 112212. Leave Lake City.................................. 3:15 p m l till instruments money are receiTed
Arrive Lake City .." ........................1 OW a m and lolly tested. Write 118
Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on DraytonIpla.ndSt. Leave Live Oak at....".......................... 7iO p m before purchasing. An investment of 8" cents may
Johns River. Arrive at Live Oak daily at.............. 6:15 a m : save you from 850.00 to 8100.00. Address
Arrive Thomasville.......................... 7:50 a m I JESSE' FRENCH, Nashville TenrnWkoUtalt .
Arrive Albany....................................11:50 a m i Distributing JJcp't for the SotftA.
A. H. MANVILLE & CO. Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:23 p m
Arrive Nashville via L. &; N. R. IL... 7:10 a m
Lakeland Polk Fla. Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R... 2:2! p m
aug24-ly County, Arrive Cincinnati via L. fc N. R. R... 6:35 p m *
E 1.; Arrive St. Louis via L. &: N. R. R...... 8:0p m
:" Arrive Waycross...............r a m .
Arrive Brunswick via B. k W. R.R._ 7:40 a m
'-"' Arrive Jesup............._......._....._......_ 3l3a m A FRIEND IN NEED.Dr. .
: .' ; .: .: Arrive Savannah.........._.................... 6:15 a m
'" -.: Arrive Charleston......_.__............._.1235 p m Sweet's
". Arrive Washington..........._.............1030 a m I INFALLIBLE I NI ?MEN T.
<:.. :. Arrive New York..........._......._......_.. 5:30 p m
Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonville Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
and Tampa. Sweet,of Connecticut, the natural Bone Wet
> Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville ter. Has been used for more than 50 years,
OHAS. W. DAOOSTA and Washington. and Is the best known remedy for Rheuma-
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail tism,Neuralgia Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
and Steamship connections, and baggage wounds and all external Injuries.
checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths SOLD BY ALL DKUGO1STS-TRY IT.
and sections secured at the Company's Office
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I in Astor's Building,82 Bay street,and at Pas-
etc. senger Station, and on board People's Line
r Printing Ruling Binding
Hteumers H.B. Plant and Chattaboocheft and
De Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson- DRYERS
ville. F FRUIT
=IJ=. Sctt=CIm1>>.

Cor. Bay and Pine Street, Jacksonville. G. FLEMING,General Superintendent.Passeneer'Agent.ft. ZIMMERMAN U'FG CO., BURUNGTOICIOWA."I .

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Unrivaled Ferrtflizer-for Orange Trees. WM. CANNON, Royal Palm Nurseries,

Special to Orange Grower. : KISSIMMKJ3, FLA., u- MANATEE, FLA.
The price of Calcined Humus Is$20 per ton
delivered at nearest but to meet In ddltlon to a full line of general nursery
your depot; Agent for Kale of. Lots in
the emergency of the present season, VERY __ stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
LIBERAL TEEMS will be cheerfully given. Cor. ire constantly receiving seeds and plants
respondence respectfully solicited. Risinimee. City, West Kissimmee and l = from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld
Address W. W. HICKS, many of which are Introduced for the
Fort Mason, Fla.A. first time into the United States
Rosalie- We can only mention a few of the rare
I plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of
E. DROUGHT, F. H. 8KELDING. a--- L886) :
President. Cashier. -
Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose-
KISSIMMEE CITY BANK Also (for Lauds owned by __ Apples,Star-Apples Suger-Ap les,Cherimoyas,
Sour Sops, Horse-Radish Trees "Spanish
riOUTII FLOKIDA RAILROAD CO., Limes; Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries,
ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap-
KIBSIMME12 LAND CO., ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizzias
CAPITAL $GOOOQ. ( and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas,
PIXJKIUA LAND! & IMPROVEMENT CO., ; j Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylirions, Plumerias, Palmsin
([ variety), salpinias and Poincianas, many
Transacts a general Banking business. A.AO.C.C.OKEECirOHEELANICO. ft kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare
I I .I td tfor7eefrorcrtruie greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East
Indian Pines and forest trees; Pandamus
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit Veitchii, Musa Ensete ; Cyphomandra betaceathe
cashed. holleittd.puli'i ( "Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon
Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses

--Has correspondents In all the chief towns t5pecl1l'' taken to select and suit views of buyers, either for settlement orJInvestmcnt and all sorts of shrubbery in variety.
of Florida,also Seaboard National Bank and Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands, Cane and Rice Lauds, Stock: Pasturage Lands. Red Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready,
Messrs. C. M. Whitney & Co., New York. These Lands Include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lem- $2.00 per hundred,815.00 per thousand.
1 In Great Britain: The Bank of Ireland, ons,Pineapples!!, Bananas, Sugar Cane, early vegetables, etc.. and are chiefly in the Countiesof New catalogue ready in October.
Itbyal Bank of Scotland, Bank of British Ht.Johns, Volusia, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee'and' AddressREASONER
North America and Melville, Evans & Co., :Monroe. BROS.,
London. Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located ou them during thepast: Box 10, Manatee,Fla.
six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices.
A. N. DOBBINS &..aBRO.r.D The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
t1gar Cane, etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. IMPROVED:
Address all correspondence about the above lands to

vi11iarY': an.n..on.: : ,

e KI8SIMMKE CITY, FLORIDA. Wllson Strawbo1TY B Plants
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;ter OFFicr Ln JNr. / 1 lllviT Chairs and LIBRARY CHAIR.

Lomi;i-s in Vie World. Price $2.50 per 1000,
They liuve ail the difler-

Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Gutters, nt Reclining 1'ositions
and can be rigidly fastened 4 ";r Delivered to the wharf.C.

24 LAURA STREET, t4 6; at any angle a feature i,
found only in theirgoods. j
They are durable A: simple -
with a variety of designs East Mandarin.

.x.0':1K and prices to suit.
Gun8mlthing done in all Its branches. } ?,p+?, CHAIR. If you want a (Y1)IFORT-
IRON SAFE WORK of Fi'RsnrnE sec them
l Ix-'fore buying. i ,-
Special rates on Stencil Cutting, by mail. ? They al'p make Phvsi- 2 fr. :, r GARDENS AND NURSERIES
oct 8tfOPIUandWIIISITYIIABITSenred i ciiinChairs and Reclining -
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run n I I iiQTp.ATFn' r'A" A I-r'i II'- a MI-\ t"I i I IOT
., Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit
One of the Finest Hotels and Ornamental Tree, *

Plants! and Vines.

SEDGWICK-' 'itLLp in America.
No Loss in Transplanting.
All modern improvements and
STEEL WIRE FENCE appliances have been placed In Catalogue and Price List Free, on application -
the house, and no hotel In the to the Manager. AddressA.
State is more handsomely fur-

.J., .t. at. .to of..4.. L. ': :. +.t."J:.: r nl hed. E. ('HA IPLIN,

__ _Mli_ -4 rI' t2 ..-.-,'--' Finest Resort in the South. novSMy Oakland, Orange Co Fla.
....- ....-_ J-'. {llI >< :.l I u_ __u_ __ ___ _
-. -4 1-( I I I The Hotel contains 190; rooms,of
..c -4 -4.r' I I I !' which lilt>are bed rooms; the remainder -
II4M are mostly public rooms Nnrsorios of Lako Woir Go.
"' :::< I IIXJ '.. ... ?f -- for the use of the guests of the
__ IooC_ II 1 I :. II house.
,.. IooC_ ,.... ( I I IIoj Surf Bathing, Sari Fishing and
)-oj )-oC "I r .J yyy I I _-._ ry---" Bicycle Riding, ou this noted. 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our .

beautiful beach, are among the trees are very thrifty, three and four
I*the best general purpose wire fence!in use. It leading atliactlons. year old stock,% to Hi! inch diameter, with
tat kroner net-work without barbs. Don't
old buds. Nurseries
Injure stock. It will turn dens pips, sheep andpoultry one' year easily access -
as well an horses and cattle. The best tw tlllif'\.u..t l_ TERMS: Transient,per day, 83.0O )le to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
catalogues.; Address
fence for Farms Gardens Stock Ranges and Rail
roads. Very neat pretty styles for Lawns rarks, .._._ = Special rates by the Week and It:. B. FOSTER; Manager
School-lots and Gtemeteries. Covered with rust- tb >18.---- .. ; to Families.OArtttaAGE dec2My South Lake Weir, Fla.
proof paint or made of galvanized wire as preferred -
It will last ------- --- ---- -
r life-time. It Is better than

Sedrwlck boards or(barbed Sates made wire of In wrought-Iron every respect.pipe The and ELKHAR"t : & HARNESS M'F'C CO.SKSfssffffissysssa A. J. BEACH & SON,

steel wire,defy all competition in lightness, neatness NolFarm .
,strength and durability. We make the beat Harness, $L3S 50] Platform Wagon. $55. NURSERYMEN.:
cheapest and"aslest working nil-iron automatic .1 to the First Price We have no
or eir-opeiiiUR fate, and the neatest cheap ngirts. but for twelve years Our stock of Fruit Trees Is large and fine,
Iron fences now made. The best WireStretchers. __ _1 )have dealt with the consumer. and in good order. New It'"rults.among which
. For prices and particulars ask Hardware Dealers, St; of examining before buy ? White Genoa.
. or address,mentioning paper. : ing. We freight charges
pal Catalogue free. AddressA.
SEDCWiCK. tir.OS., Richmond, !tnd. txnh ways not satisfactory.
Warrant everything or 2 years. J. IIEACII Sc SON,
Onepricoonlv. Platform Spring sen28-l Palatka, Fla.
Wagon 5,55'is ftame as CM hen
Sherwood Female Seminary sell at$Si. Farm Wagon S4 O.
890 fine sold for 8125. Our Harnessare -- -------
I' STAUNTON. VA. Top Bufridea/ at as
f' all No. 1 Oak Leather. Single, 810 to 825.: 64-pag*
'A: first-class: Female School Location Illustrated Catalomie free. Address
'captivates by beauty and elegance of W. B. PRATT, Secretary, Elk hart, IadlaasTH

'" building*and grounds. Every advantage ___ ________ _____ _______ ____ n___ ____
in all de.
for thorough ednc tion QARflPI E7Kl.OOrorl3AVeeks.The
pa.rtmemta.&and for Catalogue to POLICE GAZETTE will
J.L.MASSEY l'ri"t'ira''. DYSPEPSIA, be mailed securely wrapped to any address In the
I REE SICK HEADACHE, ILLS I United States f f Qtry s for Three Monthson
Staunton Male Academy. CONSTIPATION receipt discount of allowed V/W n to Postmasters.E.. One Dollar.Agents Liberal and

K*t equipped school in the Southj I Ji
Oorps of experienced teachers. I \ A Remedpforall.. Diseases of the Liter JUde. of New York Is the MAILED
cabineta. of minerals, Philosophical :, Grab Orchard W I ne,.. Motnach and BoireU. positive I epitimate >
Location t Illustrated Sporting and Sensational
nd Chemical apparatus. er cure for Dy.pepsla, Iek IIealdaelte.
U1.l1rp&lUll'd for beauty and health '- I : atipatlun. Loceonetotwoteaapooniuls. Journal publlstied on American I
fr n6'4"1 O talo SrAUNTON.VABLE A.M.VA Pri..cipG, !."-: .e'V..I CRAB ORCHARD WATER CO., PropVa. SIMOX JONES !!... 'fl', LoalnWe.K7./ Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square New York.


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Augusta, Ga...._......_.\ Cedar Rapids Ia.......... -.... .-.., Fort Scott, Kan........... 1-1-i Logansport, Ind............' ', Portsmouth, Ohio. ....... -... -..._.

Atlanta, Ga...................\--1 Champaign, Iii............. ... ......... Galllon, Ohio......??... ?.1 ... .........; Lincoln, Neb. ...?.........1!--I! Peoria Ill_?.................. 6.5 116 00
Atchison, Kan.............. .. ......... Dalton, Ga......_..... ....... 40 80 OOj,' GalUpoUs, Ohio............ ... .........' Macon, Ga.....................I 25 i 50 001! PIUsburJ. I'a......?..... ... 66 126 00
Adrain, Mich................ .. .... ,j Dayton, ODelaware .. ... ............... ... .........: Grand Rapids Mlch.. ... ....: Mobile, Ala....................: 40 i 80 00Henderson uincy Ill_................... .....
Ann Harbor Mich...... ... .........1.!. ( Ohio..........." ... .........; .by.......... .. 5.1) ,100 00 Montgomery, Ala....... 35 7000 Rome ua.....................? 40 8000
Alton, 111...................... ... ......... Defiance. Ohio..............' ... ........ I Hickman, KY_...........:.. 55 '100 00 1\fansfield, Ohio............I.. ... ,......... Rock J81nnd. Ill.........?. ......
Anniston, Ala............... 40 8000 i Detroit. Mich........-......I 70 120 00''' Indianapolis...._. (60 j( 110 00 Masslllon, Ohio............ ......... Rochester, N. Y........?.. 683,13100Sandusky
Birmingham, Ala......... 40 80 00 Danville, .?:I.........; Jeffersonville, hid..... 58 10800 Mt. Vernon.. Ohio......... ... ......?.. Ohio............ d5 116 00
Bloomington! 111 ......... ... ..... I 111..1'. ...... .........' Jacksonville, Ill.......... ... ......... Memphis, Tenn.% .......... 90 00 Sioux City, Iowa........... ... .....??
Burlington Ia.?............ ...... .......?.j I I Dubuque, ............ ... i..l I Joliet 111.............?......... ... ???.. Milwaukee, Wis............ 70 120 00 Springfield, Ill......?....... ...... .........
Belleville, 111................. ... ......... 'Des :MoinesIowa........ ..... !........., Jefferson City, MO_...... ...... .........1. Madison, Ind................ ... ......... St. Joseph :hIo..........?... ...... .........
Buffalo, N. Y.....m.?...... 66 126 00 Denver, Col................... 1 85 i 125000 Knoxville. Tenn........! 45 00 00 .Minneapolis, Minn.?... ...... :......... St. Louis, Rio?. ..?......... 65 116 00

Bay City, Mich............. ..... .... ,Dixon, 111- f I. (Kenton, Ohio................,. ... .........,.Madison Wls...... ......... ...... ........., Saginaw :hIlch. ....... ..,. ... .........
Bristol, Tenn............._ .. ........ Elyrla, Ohio..I. Kalamazoo Mich........' 70 1120 00\. {, Canada.........I ...... .........I Springfield, Ohio?......... ... .....??

Cleveland 0........... ...... 70 120 00 Evansville, Ind_......... 56X 106 00 Kansas City, Mo ........... ... ... Na8hvllle,Tenn............ 45' 9000 St.Paul, flnn............... ..... ....._.
Cincinnati, Ohio.......... 55 100 00 East Saginaw, Mich..... ... ......... IAlnslng, II.h............... ...... ......... .New Orleans_............ 45 9000[ Toledo 0....................... 70 lID 00
Cairo, III. .................... 60 110 00 East St. Louis, Ill.......... 65 116 00 LaCrosse, Wls.....?........ ...... ......... I Newark, Ohio................ ... ', hid ......_ 00 110 00
Columbus, Ky.............. 55 100 00 Emporla, Kan................ 1 05 162 00 Lima, Ohio............ ....... ... .......... .Omaha, Neb.................. ..,... ..........i Toronto, Can................ ... ._....
Columbus, Ohio........... ... ......... Erie, Pa.................?...... 66 12600 Lafayette. Ind......?....... ... ......... ,Ottawa, Can..... ?.......... .... .. Topeka, Kan......_......... 95 148 00
Columbus Ga.. ........ 35 70 00 .Fort Wayne, Ind......... ... ?...?.. l Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ......... Ion City, Pa.. ................. 66 12600' Urbana, Ohio................ ... .........
Council Bluffs, Ia.......? ...... .......... Findlay Ohio............... ... ,......... I Leavenwortn, Kan ...... ... .... Pekln, Ill. ...................... ... .........., Wheeling, WVa........... 66 .126 00
Chicago, Ill._............... 65 116 00 I Fremont, Ohio.....-....... ...... ......... I Louisville Ky_........._. 5,5, .100 .1 Pana 111......................... ... .......... Winnipeg, :hfan............. ...... ..........
\ Chattanooga, Tenn..?. 40 80 00 Fort Dodge, Iowa......... 1 18 I'17.Q..00TAR n Little Rock, Ark......?... 55 120 001 'Piqua Ohio..................... ... ...........I .

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Via All Rail to Via Direct Steamships to .,' : Via the Atlantic Coast Line toWash

Provi- !
SavanCharles- : New dente PhiladelBalti I, i Ington. New PhUadel- and

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Stations of Savannah, Florida & Western Itallway...............?................:........... ... ... ... ... ... ... "',1'" 55 ,, . . .. .. .. .. .
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Jacksonville !Callahan. and Live Oak.............................................................?. ID 40 25 50 30 60 80so, 30 601 Z1 : . .. .
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Gainesville, }slew Branford......?......................................... '....?............................. 30 00 35 70 40 80 401 80 401! 80 :37 75 I,t . .. .
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lAndings on at. Johns river .. ........................... 30 00 35 70 40 80 401 80 40 801r1; : 75
north of and Ocala ........... 90 00 00, 42 85 . . .. . .. .. .
including 40 45
Stations on Fla So Ry .. ......................._. 35 70 80 4)1 . .
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Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala ................................................... 37 7.1 42 85 47 9.5 47 1 95 9.S 44 90I . . . . .. ... .
Stations on Fla. St' Ry., St. .. Jc L. E. Division?..................?.............................. 37 75 42 8.1) 47 95 49 95 47( :Gill 47 95 . .. .. ... .
Landings on Lake Santa Fe..............................................?._............................._. ... ... ......I I ... ... 1 I .. ... I . .. .. . . .. ....
Tampa ................................................................................................................... 45 00 50 100Landings I 55110 55 110''' 10 I 5.1) 110 .... .. .... ...
on Manatee River.................._................................................ .............. ... ...... ... ......I : ... ...... ... ......! 5.\1\ .....\\1... ...... . .. .. .
stations on J., St. A.. do H. R. Ry......................................?................................... ... ... ... ...' .. ...... ... ...... I ..... .. ...... .. .. .. . .. .. . ... .. .. ....

Palatka. .......?........................ ......................?..............._................................. 30 60 35 70 : 40 80 401 80 I 40 80iI 37 75 I .. . ... .. ......
St. Augustine....._..... ......................?.......................................................... ... ... ... ...\ ... ...... ...1 ...... ...1 ......\ ... ...... 1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . .. ... .. ....

Stations on J. T. & K. W.Ry ...... .............................................?............................. ... ... ... ...! 52 . . .. .. .... .. ....
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris .................................................................. 42 8.5 47 95 52 too 59; t2511 I 521 isl 105

Stations on South Florida Ra\1road. I, . .. .. ... ... .. ....
From Belair to IcKinnoD, Inclusive .......................... ............................... ..... 40 80 45 90 50 100 50! 001 100 47 95
From Kissimmee to Acton, Inclusive.............................. ...._......?.. ................. 4.5 90r 50 100 50) 1 10 55: 1 101 5.511 101 I 52 102 : : : : : :.1 :: : :: : :: :::: :: ::::

From Plant City to Orlenta, Inclusive....................................................... ..... m 1 001 55' 1 10 60 1 20 00.! 1 ZO60' 1 ID SOil I 57 1 15 :1' . . .. .. ... ....

From Winter Haven to Bartow, Inclusive...................................................?...... 55 1 101 60 120 6513t) 65130'' 90'' 65 1 90h 62 125' . . . .. ... .. ....
Stations on F. R. dt N. Co north of and including Ocala.... ........................._ 31) 70, 40 80 I 45 90 45' 45 9.511'! 42 85 00 . . . ... .. ....
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south of Ocala-..................................................._ 37 75 42 8-5 47 9.5! 47' 951 -17 4t . . . ... .
Stations on Sanford & Indian River Br It-............................ ............................. .. ...... ... ......:I, ... ..... ... ... .... I." ...... .. ." ... .. .... p..'..
Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic It. R................................................... ... ...... ... ......'; ... ...........1 ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... .. . . . .. .. .. .....
Gulf points north Tampa...............................................................?.................,.. ... ...... ... ...... ... ... ..... f! ...... ... ...... . . . .. ....
I GulC points south Tampa......_........................................................................... ... ...... ... ...... ... ..?..,., ...I.......I ... ..... ... 'I ...... "j I .

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The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barreL
CONNECTIONS. Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of charges.

Double dally'fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The (.'. r-ioad is estimated 1 r at 20,000-or.ioo/i pounds l,ehl".n.-nt or 400 Standard mnnthe Boxes.to one d Excess i Ination of tnls.i -
".n. hP nhgr -- 0" nm TAtla
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior a't-"

and Providence.Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to Prepayment one conslgtee.or freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipments
between the shippers and thi
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean 81eamshlpCompany, leaving Savannah will be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood shall attach for loss or damage however
that no responsibility
Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. I transportation that such loss must attach solely to the
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving : occasioned, unless it be from negligence,
Savannah ... company upon whose line such negligence may be connections
Tuesdays and
Fridays. will not
at points
faith to
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah ampship Co., leaving I' The charges advanced by this Line In good

Savannah every Thursday. be subject to correction by this Line. must be given for Insertion 1 nBill
of the consignee
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every I In every case the full name and address
Lading and on the Way-hill.
will be charged at double rates.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single No shipments to Western for points less than 11 to Boston New York, Philadelphia and Baln.more. .

ifshippeJbSyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rates of connecting -

INFOI1.l\XATION 'OR ; IIIPPER lines and cost of transfer.
furnished on application to any ot the agent
To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of conductinglines Stencils, hi fnforlnatlon and information to Agents of the lines or to
needed apply
If ,
to above rates. For further JAMEt4 L. TAILOR.
Tn dimensions of tb. Htaodurd Box for Vegetables are 8xW* 4 Inohw, aud Lb. wet{ \ II l C D' OWENS, Oiu O u'l Flight .tsa'fUr:1ah.: O*.
LauerLsvinna1h: ,
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\ British Oolony of Roxburgh ,


Printing and Publishing House Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators.] The

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

leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville.



nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.2OOOOOO ] .
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au i iII Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange

I W1F ; .,I Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
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NK Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Price*
BoU" !f ACTOirrI
further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Palatka,Fla.

Chief Clerk,Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager
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Jacksonville and Panama Park

AQt t Real Es1a,1e; ; ExcJJ..an.ge.CITY : : : : : .


, .:-. -. I Orange Groves choice'Bulldlng' Lots and gi od Garden land near the city for sale.
.. Houses! and Truck Uarlens for Rent and excellent land in lots of half an acre and upwardsIn
--- good.. location,for sale on monthly payments to pailles who will improve.
= k. Groves planted and taken care of,houses built and improvements made for non-resi-
--z dents. /
--=- 49-300,000: Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fruit trees for sale.
_-=-,=-_ __ -__ :::_7 -- _- *Money to loan on Improved property.
J. S. BELL, Notary Public.
Office Hours at No. Reed's Block,Bay street.City,t rom 9 to 11 A.M.
At Panama Park from 2 to 6 p.M. eept2&-U
and Pine Streets ----
.: Cor. Bay ,


rrRAFFOI D, General Manager,


90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida I *


The Largest and Most Complete Printing Two hundred deep,clear spring lakes within a radius of ten miles. Their high banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and ouk, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge o( the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an Inducement to the Invalid.Its .
House in the State. beautiful and diversified scenery, boating fishing etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely wnter borne,where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the cul-
ture of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the tact that both the South Florida
and the Bartow Branch Railroads! run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided Into lots of Ave acres and up-
wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers.


the mouth of the Anclote river on the Gulf land in full view of the
New Type and Improved Machinery. 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
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
EVERY KIND'OF looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church school saw-mill and all requisites
for a settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf I of:Mexico on the North

west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands In Sumter,Alachua and Orange Conn-
PRINTING AND ties and first-clans sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It woulddo
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -


full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.
In, _,ray office only SKILLED WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing G. M. MORRISH, Anclote Hernando County,Florida.
J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville,Alachua County Florida.nov24lyr .
',. First-class Work to my Patrons. A. C. MARTIN Macklnnon.Orange County, Florida,or to
E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager,Sanford,Orange County,Florida.

JOHN T. LESLEY,President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec&Trea -

Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Deacrlptir
,.s Order tor Enuro.vluaPron.ptly; Executed; Pamphlet and newtpap

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(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
.M.LEDWTTH. F. C. SOLLEE. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave E. BEAN
and arrive as follows:

DEALERS IN SOUTH BOUND.. Commission Merchant and Forwarder

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REALESTATE, rHj'..; -0 so '0 Cr cS01o o I .SoAM
STATIONS. 0 gz zz gz Waycross Railroad Jacksonville, Fla.
Office No.7 Herkimer
-- Q v o Q 1. Branch 1'ackiiijHouse, \Vaycrosa Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.Orail .
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Headquarters for Ilalnen City Property. ------- : es, I: emns: ,
Leave- AM PMi! AM v
R. R. Wharf .... ....... ....._ ........ ...-... ...-... And other Fruits and Vegetables,
Sanford........ 0 8 00.1._..... 4 45 10 00 8 20
HAINES CITY. :Belalrxjngwood.......... 3 8 10 ........ 457 10 10 8 35 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
[ ... 10 8 Z; ........ 51510 25 915 ,
Altamonte.. 12 8 30......... 5 25 1083 9 38 Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

Haltland._. 15 837....... 535 1045 1010
ECUn..E Winter Park 18 8 45 .._ 5 57 1055. 10 30 c-reen.:. : :Lemon.: :
i TOWN L O'rt;. OrlandoHalnesCity....... 22 9 02.A M 620 11 15 11 35
KIsslmmee 40, 9 45 5 ID 71012 05 1 15 RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.

i I P.M. PM G-rower':. St"'l1pp1:1.es.Have : : .

I 6110 301 617 ..... .. ........ _...... a full stock of Growers' of Cottonwood Thin
Supplies consisting Wood
Healthy, High, Rolling Land with Sartow J'nc 68 1047 67;......_,......_ 350 Boxes, which makes the Whitest Lightest- and Box in for Orange
Strongest Cheapest use. Beach
Auburndalelakeland. 72 10 57 6 bO''.. ._ ....... 4 15
(Bangor Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Manilla
) Heading,Hoops, Orange Wiaps,etc.,etc.,all of
Beautiful .... &:1125 7 50......_1........ 5 40 tbe best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.
Lake. Fronts. Plant City... 93 1145 8 20 ...._. ..._ 6 35
cr Seffner_........ 103 1210 8 48......._1..._... 7 20 Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
Ar Tampa... 115 1240 ....... 800
PM PM Send for Circulars and Stencils. sep4-tf
This IN a Rare Opportunity to Pure _
NORTH BOUND. --- -.- -

chaise Lob oil the highest Tractof .
..HoiPM.. : m ao- boo CALCINED HUMUS!
Laud In Tropical Florida. .0 '0 e0 0 000
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Haines City Is situated half-way between ------- THIS UNEQUALLED
Sanford and Tampa and PM A M
Florida Railroad. Ills situated right on the South Tampa......... 0 2 00 ..._... 5 M ........ 6 :30<<)
' est land In South Florida rich on the high Seflner_...... 12 2 30.._ 603() ..... 7 15 FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREESIs
healthy This excellent ,rolling and Plan City.. 22 ... 6 40 ....... 8 20
southward of large lakes country lies to the Lakeland.. 32 no_... 7 30 ..._... 9 35
tropical fruit. There which protect the Auburndale 43: 250....._. 8 00 ..._... 10 ro delivered at your nearest Station, .
fact of the Indians is no frost here. The Bartow J'ric 47 ..._... 818 ......_ 11 25
tion of country as a having home selected demonstrates this seo-be- HalnesCitytlssimmee. 54 ........ 835 PM ..._... "A't $20 :Per: -rOD..

yond a doubt that It Is absolutely the richest AM Ar Lv
portion; since It Is their aim .. 75 5 00 5 40 9 30 2 00 130
on account of
aversion to labor to find Orlando........ 93 5 45 6 35 PM 2 50 3 20
the most fertile
tracts thus Winter P'rkMaitland 97 5 57 ......_ 302 3 50
very moderate; affording large of returns from a ..... 100 6 03\ ._ 3 10 410 Address'V.
Come and see expenditure this town before labor. Altamonte.. 102 6 10 650.._...... 3 25 4 :37 W. HICKS,
buying else- .
where. Longwood... 105 6 18 ......_ 335: 515
tBelair......... 112 6 30 ......_ 3 50 5 40 Fort Mason, Fla.
F.J. HINSON -----
Ar. Sanford 115 6 40 7 50 ......_ 4 00 5 5.5.
Haines City,Polk County, Fla. R. Wharf..... .
Send for descriptive clrcnlar fret PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS
Feinberton Ferry Branch.-S.F. R.R.

F'st F'st F'st F'st mL"
Notary Public. Justice of the Peac : 19. 25. 20; 26. A Fruit and Southern Produce

MURRAY & McNARY. --- --- ,
P.M. A.:DI A.M P.M.
o 5.15 3.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.3d 9.1075

EAST COAST LANDS 11 5.47 4.25 ........Owensboro,......... 8.58 8.2761
16 5.58 4.55.Dade. City......... 8.48 8.0559 WATERMELONS PEACHES &c.
Halifax River,"Volusia County,,Fla. 23 6.17 5.25..Richland.. ........... 8.30 7.25 52 ,
All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bull 43 7.35 7.15 ..........Lakeland........... 7.40 5.4532/
Ing Lots on and near River. Address, wit 53 8.00 8.00 .........Plant City........... 6.55 4.3022
stamp, at Ormond Volusia County Fla. 63 8.25 8.55 ...seffher. ,............ 6.25 3.4512 242 South Front St., Philadelphia.
decR-ly 75 8.55 9.50 Arrive.Tampa-Leave 6.00 3.00 0

Bartow Branch.-Dally.

South Bound. North Bound.
Pas. Pas. I Pas. Pas.

Real Estate Agency. No.1.' &Ft 17. ::'" FATIONS. ::'" &Ft 16. No.18. REFERENCE: Our account sales with check on First National Bank,Camden,N.J.,soon

as goods are sold.
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Healthy Lands! Low Prices A.M 11.10 P.M.4.15 0 Lv. Bartow June Ar 0 AM.10.40 P.M.3.35

" Kissimmee offers the best chances for settlers 11.25 4.35 \) Lv.Winter e..Ar171i9.451! 330

t, in Florida. It Is the coming district,as 12.00 5._517. Ar. .Bartow 2.40
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all who know the Sate testify. There is Big Lakeland Dranclt.-Dally.
Money for investors In Town Lots.

South Bound. North Bound.
High Pine and Hammock LandsAt .
Pas. Pas.jg| Pas.;'Pas.
reasonable prices. &frt ,= STATIONS. j \&frt

Also good land for Truck Farming. A few 11.13. p 14. i I i 12. 4 r .
Mmall Bearing Groves on tracts of from --- -- 1-1- .
P.M.IA' "
Twenty These Groves to Eighty acres, at very low prices. AM.8.10 P.M.7.40 OLvLv.. .Lakeland .. .Ar 7.00' 7.20 M. \

are easily and afforda ... .. .. .. "r \
start. enlargedl 8.30) 8.00 7 Haskell .Lv\ 6.32, 6.50
good cited. 9.00 8.3014iAr. .. Bartow ..Lv 6.15, 6.30
Sanford and IndlaulUverUallroad.
Kissimmee,Orange Co.,Fla. Sunday.
Dally except
PM.' Pas. 411
&ttt'I STATIONS. No. ':'"

ROTS SIZE 4OX1OO FEET, 04.. 23. 24. a
IN ---I ---
Lakeview Lakew p.mi a.ID
on Kingsley
F 1 II R I DA o 5.00 .Hantord..ar 7.40 17
X50tractbnysfor 6-acre ** 3 5.171, ........tFort Reed......... 7.23'. 14
|An ORANGE GKOVE.Send 5 5.25,...tRuUedge.......... 7.151! ,12

2 cent stamp for Maps,etc., to 17- 6.05Ar..Ovldeo..lv, -- -- --- -- 6.1.51 --- -0

TROPICAL LAND CO., J Flag Stations. Trains No. 3, 5, 9 and 7
P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, I Ia. Dally except Sunday. Jvo. 1 and 2 Dally.
Trains No. 4 and 8 Daily Sunday.
,6,10 except
Ex-Gov. Oeo. F. Drew,
REFER TO Train No.3 stops at Lakeland for breakfast.
Jacksonville and Rev C.
I McLean,St. Augustine., Trains No.19 and :20) Daily. Trains No.21 and '; y u ..x1.6''C '
22 Dally except hunday.
Connects at Sanford with Sanford and In-
dian River Railroad for Ovldeo and points on
Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and
t DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamersfor C. B. ROGERS.
Jacksonville and all intermediate pointson
& HUNT St. Johns River,and with Steamers for In- D. D. ROGERS & CO.
dian River and Upper SU Johns.AtKissimmeewithSteamersforFort.
I 31 Whltauer St.,Savannah, Ga. and Bassingerand pointsou Klsslmmee river. "
Pemberton Ferry with Florida Southern M :Er .A.. :L. :RE'I1:: : : c-:. ,

DEALKK3IN Railway for all points East and West,
NEW HOME and other Machines, attachments -, and at Bartow with Nortbi Southern Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, *c., MetaticBulidtngHupplleLState .

and parts for all machines Oils, Needles Railway for Fort: Meade and points South. Agents for E. Van Noorden & Co'
eta Also Pianos, Organs and VaporCook Through Tickets sold at all regular stations ETALXO SHINGLES.
Stoves, just the for summer ule. points North, East and West.
Bend for catalogue. FREDERIC RAN, 74 West Bay
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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. Practical, Experience Proves that

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

Georgia, Florida. Alabama, the South and Southwest.

FlrHt-Class Passenger Accommodations. .. HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES '
No Transhipment.. aiNo Extra Handling. i1

Cabin Passage, $20; Excursion $33.00; Steerage, $12, "3rj Orj -I
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The superior Iron Steamships of this: Company are appointed to sail: from O I

Boston every Thursday at 3 P. M.\ and from Savannah as follows : 00-
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CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley ..............................................Thursday, April 15, at :3W: p. in !
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........................................................-Thursday, April 2',at 9C ) p. in O
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...................._........................Thursday, April 2.>, HI 2:30: p. m Zd > F
GATE CITY, Capt.! Hedge............................................................Thursday, May 6,at ::;)IJ p. in -
CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley...............................................-.Thursday, May 13, ,at 2:00 p. m : :: r
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........... .. .........................................::Thursday May 21'>,at 7:30;( p. in : 'rtI ,,,/- .
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley....................-...........................-Thursday, May 27, Ht 1:00 p.m m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.......... ...............................................Thursday, June 3, at 6.30;; p. m O VI .
CITY OF M tOW Capt. Kelley.......................?...................Thursday, June 10, at 12:30 p.m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge................................?..-.....................Thursday, June 17, at 6:30 p. in '
CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, June 21, at 11:00 a. m AR F: THE BEST IN TJHIE.
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge..............................._...........................Thursday July 1,at 5:30 p. m Prof. Isaac Stone, In his art lr eon Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times-Union,
Through Bills of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad Georgia, Savannah, Florida October ,),say: "Of all the fertilizers used on some" 15,000 trees,the Clark's Cove Orange-
Tree Food gave better results than any other used. Send for Pamphletand; full particulars -
and Western Railway and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line.
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the b Island Route.W. t .
dec7-tC WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER,State Agents. ;
H. RINu Nickerson's Wharf, Boston.
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For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah, Ga.
For Tickets apply to connecting lines. WIIII1IA.M: : .: : .L. :J3coFLEJ,

HENRY R. CHRISTIAN G. S. Agent. (Successor to J. E. Hart,)

The Oldest Seed House In the city. (Established 1875)).
20 West Bay Street Jacksonville

rr I :M E -FOR- c-.A.FLJE: : 11 EEEJS: : .

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

between NE'VYORKSAVANNAH Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat, ;


P PHILADELPHIAOcean J. E. Tygert & Co.'s 4 star Brand Fertilizers.

Steamship Company Guu-rtinteecl .Analysis.


(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New YOFK, MURIATE OF POTASH, % SULPHATE POTASH,

ro or from New York,Cabin, $20>; Steerage,$10( ; Excursion (return trip), .T2.0J.: NITRATE SODA KAINIT ETC.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: I ,

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Prices on application. July 27 USCOFIELD'S

N ACOOCH FE.: Capt. Kempton...........................................................Friday.,July 26:00 p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher ._.........................................._...........Sunday July 4- 8:00) a. m IRON WORKS
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. Nlckerson............................................Tuesday, July 6- U:30 a. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH CapU H. C. Daggett...................................Friday,July 9-12:9))p. mCHATTAHOOCIlEE.
Capt. Catharine................?...........................Sunday..July 112:30 p. m .
NACOOCHKK. CapU Kempton..........................................................Tuesday,July 13:- 4:30: p. mTALLAIIAMS1'.E Adjoining Passenger Depot, JTIACON, GA. Manufacturers of the old and well knownSOHOFIELD'S
Capt. Fisher.................................. .......................Friday July 16- 6:00 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson...........................................JSunday, July 187:30 a. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett................................Tuesday July 20- 8:30 a. m PATENTED
CHATTAHOOUHEE, Capt. Catherine..............................................Friday,July 23-10::<0 a. in
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Kempton_........._.............................................Sunday,July 25-12:30: p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher................................._....................Tuesday,Julv *.:7- 2:30 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA CapU Nickerson.._.....__.........?....................Friday,July 30- 5.00 p. m EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESSThe


[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] most substantial,best built and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs

DESSOUG Capt. Smith.._........... ............................................._ .....Sunday. July 48:00 a. m by hand, Horse, Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,
DESSOUG, Capt.Smith..............._........................_...-..................Wednesday,July 14- 5:00 p. m water.or All steampower. sizes and styles-I to 100 horse Shafting Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gear-
DESSUOG, Capt. Smith............_.........................._.........................Saturday, July 21-12:00 n'n and specialty. Hancock power.Inspirators the best boiler feeder known
DOUG, Capt.Smith......_............:....:.:.......1........?._...;;.......Wednesday,August 4- 9:00 a. m and ing acknowledged Machinery,: a standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Bras valves
Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Beting, and everything pertaining to Foundry,
Machine and Mill Supply business. AddressJ.

Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route. S. SCHOFIELD & SON Proprietors.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. ';
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest
ria Savannah. For further particulars apply to MACON, GEORGIA. ; ,
Pier No.35, North River New York. City Exchange Building;Savannah, Ga. I
W. L.JAMES, Agent 13 8.Third Street,Philadelphia.J. ".'''i'0 ''?'
D. HASIIAGENi Eastern gent, Sav., Florida & Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway Y ':..:.\rt"t.'
y to connecting line!!. ".-'"
H. R. CHRISTIAN Gen'l Soliciting Agent. <' '

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POWDER 1 Printing Ruling Binding etc.

"absolutely pure and ..
highly concentrated.
1 ounce is worth a 11*.
of any other kind. It isetrietlyamedicine to be riven with food. Nothing:on earth will make hens lay like
it. It cures chicken cholera and all dir'ase* of hens. larrorth its weight in gold. Illustrated. book by
,verywhere, or sent In for 25 cents in stamps. 3 1-4 1b air-tig tin cane $li Cor. Bay and Pine Street, Jacksonville.
tiDM1,1r.av. DLa cans by pl'....y id*ror f3.eo Da x. 4 JOllJraOIf: tn 90.,J>>sswa.Sias.W .


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