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: August 2, 1886
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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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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cents and the lowest eight cents. From the State, it represented, however, sev- where the berries mature a week or

hY. PIl1alI fruits April 26 until May 4, the price eral proprietorships. The average net two earlier than upon low lands in. .

1; --- ----- averaged ten and a half cents. On return throughout this section was the same latitude, and from two to

8T A WBKBIUES. the latter date the growers stopped about twenty cents per quart, with an four weeks earlier than in the sectionof

Ye Editor and the-Committee among th- shipping, the price having fallen to average yield of 4,000 quarts per acre which we write. A given quantity

Strawberry roves rf Lawtey and eight cents, from which no profit could under good treatment. The average can be produced on these clay landsat

:.0.'(,_ ,' Hammock Itldge. be realized. For the first nine days profits were four hundred dollars per less expense, but an earlier season

Having done peaches, we next turn (during'March,) the pickings averaged acre. The will make up for increased cost of pro

our attention toward strawberriesMost about twenty-eight quarts a day. In 80 II duction under the conditions which

or"the ,Florida berries come from April the vines began to yield more at Hammock Ridge, upon which exist further south.
the line of the old Transit Railroad
abundantly keeping up an average of the berries grow, is more or less RENEW ANNUALLY.
now the Fernandina and (Jed at about seventy-three quarts daily until argillaceous, having clay subsoil Among the growers visited the

Key division of the F., R. & N. Law- packing was suspended.MR. very near the surface, and in, most opinion was unanimous that it"did not
tey, in Bradford county, and Ham ,"
f.mock" Gainesville the STAFFORD'S PATCH.-' v places cons itut t ti ng 'afo aC:bifi.ihjt'8( spay. to carry... plants' over a second. "
Ridge, near face soil; the same is true at L wtey. year. During the first year after.planting
thi Through the courtesy of Col. A. V.
and fur
principal shipping points, ? This firm soil with clay bottom retains I the plants bear continuously
had the of visit
become destination. Shipman, we pleasure I
reason our moisture even in protracted drought, for five months, and also produce a
of the Mr.
ing some principal patches.
LAWTEY, and seems peculiarly adapted to the fine crop of runners. This result is
E. L. Stafford has the largest area of
of the The few obtained from new plants, new
which is newer to this business than about two anda growth strawberry. upon
anyone person, namely,
Hammock Ridge, shipped in 1885,300 patches on sandy soil do not) seem to roots, in a freshly prepared and deeply
quarter acres set to 48,000 plants,
4a quarts of berriee. ,This season 21,399 He shipped 5,304 quarts, for which he thrive as well under the system followed pulverized soil, and it is scarcely reasonable -
here and such soil it is dim to expect plants that have been
have becn shipped, netting S4,'81.72' realized $1,060, leaving at the end of on I
or about eighteen cents !per quart all the season after deducting all expensesa cult to carry the plants through the thus taxed and with difficulty survivedthe

round including those damaged en clear profit of $750. summer. Judge W. K. Cessna, of summer heat of this climate to

route, and those that sold for a very Mr.\ Al. Smith received $>200 fir the Gainesville, one of the largest growers produce as well the second year upon

low price at the close of the season. product of a quarter of an acre of berries informed us that either pine or old roots in a soil where they have feda

This does not include, however, the and Mr. Fisher's returns from hammock soils that will produce thirty year, and where it is impossible to

entire product of the vines, as fullyone half an acre were $314. bushels of corn per acre will make put in as fine condition as at first 1'

half the fruit' wasted unpickedafter The area in strawberries at Lawteywill without fertilizer two thousand quartsof even with the most thorough fert'liza-
fell low berries which under the tion and culture.
the price in market too judicioususe
be increased to fifty or sixty acres
for profitable shipment. Seventeenmen this season. of twenty-five dollars worth of TIME TO PLANT.A .
of whom fertilizer be increased to four large number of plants are fet
raised the above quantity, 'J 1 hA shipments this season along the cnn
eight shipped over 1000 quarts. The entire line of this road were something thousand quarts. He prefers a firm out here in June and July during the

season was late, the first shipment going like 200,000 quarts, of this numberTHE soil, loamy when worked, and moist, summer rains. Once established in I

forward March\ 22, and netting but ii.it. soggy, and says high lands of this firm soil retentive of moisture,
in GAINESVILLE AND ARREDONDO the firm hey I will stand subsequent dry
$1.08 per quart. The lowest price loamy description produceas
.. March was forty-three cents per quart. REOION. well as low lands, and that clay is weather during summer, and in favo -

and the average for the month was produced about 150,000 quarts. The not essential, but deiirable a foot abie seasons produce runners for fall. i

sixty-nine cent The first thirteen I station of Hammock Ridge; betweenthe from the surface. In other portionsof setting. If enough plants are not put J

days in April the average net was places above mentioned, shipped the State, however, they are grown in in July, del r planting until September k..

about twenty-six cents, the highest: being 60,00 quarts, the largest :ember sent successfully and profitably on soils en- and continue uutil the standis r

thirty-four cents for a shipment from any one station on the road. At tirely devoid of clay and even on dry complete. August is generally too i

made on the third, and the lowest bring this place we were kindly shown sandy pine, land. We believe with hot and dry for setting with good re- t

eighteen cents for a shipment around by Col. C. P. Perry, one of culture modified to suit conditions sults. It should be borne in mind 1

.t? on, the first. For the next thirteen the largest producers in this ection. and a thorough system of irrigation, that these instructions are for a section ,'

'",' days the price averaged nineteen cents, We saw forty acres in strawberries they can be made very profitable on where the soil is not liable to dry out .[

the highest. price being twenty-three unquestionably the largest patch in the high pine lands of South Florida, in summer. In sandy soils the same --;-

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seasons can be followed. When the cultivation on either side ; this doublerow careful that the crown of the plant is cover the entire surface, as it keeps

water supply is under control, but thus: set no deeper than before digging, that down weeds and grass and renders the

without irrigation, planting should DOUBLE ROW PLANTS. the roots extend their full depth into earth beneath moist and friable.Whether .....

", not'begin until rainy weather in Sep. .. .. .. .. .. .. the soil, and that they are spread out, mulched or not, the soil 5

tember. With other conditions favorable .. .. .. .. .. somewhat fan-shaped, rather than should no longer be stirred deeply,.as

a good crop may be realized ........................... ............... massed together. One side only of the the roots should not be disturbed dur-
from plants set as late as the first week : .. hole should be broken, and the other ing the bearing season. Wherever
infNovember! though it is better to set Space for cultivatiou. left intact to hold moisture. The earth berry touches the ground it remains} *

them as early as the season allows. ..- ......... ........ ........................ .. should be pressed to the roots from the green until it begins to rot. Rotten
PREPARING THE BOIL. bottom to prevent leaving a hole be- pea vines, pine straw, dry crab grass,

Permanent, but not !superabundant; DOUBLE ROW PLANTS. neath, which would be fatal to the or anything at hand may be used for

moisture, should be maintained; this .. .. .. .. .. .. plants. The rows should be placed mulch. Pine straw is perhaps the

means drainage where the soil is liableto .. .. .. .. .. upon a slight ridge to keep the water best as it does not harbor bugs or
saturation, and irrigation in light This gives 36,000 plants to the acre. from settling about the crown.CULTIVATION. crickets.

soils that, dry out quicklysubjectswe It seems to us that two feet is a
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have not space to take up now. rather narrow space for cultivationwith
Stir the grouud frequently with the When the plants are done bearing
The soil must be sweet and friable, a horse. Colonel Perry's plantsare I
cultivator after the plants are estab- the mulching is removed to allow run-
and should be thoroughly subduedthe in equi-distant single rows two and
lished until mulching is applied, or ners to take root for plants. On these
season previous if necessary to putit one-half feet apart, the plants beingten
the fruit begins to set, and keep the stiff lands they continue to. form .
in this condition. Before planting inches apart in the row, giving
weeds from the rows with a hoe. If through the summer, but on sandy
thoroughly pulverize the soil, stirringit 20,000 plants to the acre. He will
hand culture is to be the sole dependence soils( here, and more especially in South
as deeply as possible without turn- set the rows three feet apart next sea-
use a hand-plow or wheel-hoe ; Florida, the midsummer sun destroysthe
img it over; it would be a calamity to son, as this is a more convenient distance -
faster and more thorough work can be plants unless shaded or irrigated.
have the sub-soil mixed with the sur- for the implement he use-the
done with such implements than with
face soil or thrown over it. After Planet, Jr., cultivator.The PICKING AND PACKING.
the ordinary hoe.
plowing, the surface should be double row, in which the plantsare The pickers are paid by the quart,

smoothed with a harrow. All this 12x12x12 inches, with a space of FERTILIZING. the price varies from one to two cents

should be done a week or more before two and a half feet between these dou- The growers are somewhat at sea in per quart according to the plentiful-'

setting out the plants, in order to allow ble rows for cultivation, pleases us best. the matter of fertilizers. For commer- ness of cheap labor. A proficientwoman

the soil to settle or pack, as this In gathering, the two rows can be cial fertilizers the Wilcox and Gibbs is will pick from seventy to a hun-

plant requires a firm soil. A roller picked atone time, thus facilitating this mcst in use, though no one seemed to dred quarts daily. The berries are

would be a capital thing, especially in operation ; but if more than two rows know why. Judge Cessna says the generally gathered every other day or

loose sandy lands which need as much are planted close together it is difficultto best fertilizer known to his experience, rather three times a week and in Judge

firming as possible. get to the berries without treadingon as well as the cheapest, is composed of Cessna's patch yields from 300 to

LAYING OFF. adjoining vines and fruit. For hand one part muriate potash, two of fish 500 quarts to a picking during the

The manner of laying off the rows culture the plants can be set closer. guano, and three of cotton seed meal, season. The sorting is done by ex-

depends somewhat upon the characterof VARIETY. mixed dry and hoed in around the perts, all the imperfect berries being

the soil. At Lawtey, where surface The. variety almost exclusivelygrown plants in October, or worked into the discarded, and the sound, ripe berries,

drainage is necessary, the vines are for market in this State is the soil before planting. This costs thirty carefully placed in standard quart

planted on beds with shallow ditches Improved Nunan. Judge Cessna has: dollars per ton, and half a ton to the Baskets.

between them. Mr. Stafford's beds tried over one hundred of the leading acre produces great results; he has MARKETING.For .

were five feet wide, with two rows of varieties, but found none equal to this used a ton to the acre with profitable shipment the quart baskets are

plants near the edge on each side, the variety. And we everywhere heard results. We give a short article from placed in cases holding thirty-two-

plants being one foot apart; in the rows, the fame testimony, that for vigor, Col.Perry on this subject in another col- quarts each. The baskets cost about

and the two rows on the edge also one prolificness, firmness, and superior umn. We would suggest that the soil nine cents a dozen laid down and the ,

foot apart, with a space of two and a quality, this exceeds any other berry be thoroughly enriched by a broad- cases about fifty cents each. Mr.

half feet in the center of the bed be- -others may excel in some one point, cast application of stable manure, or i Knickerbocher, of Lawtey, showed us

tween the inner rows on each side, but do not combine the qualities Prof. Newman's garden formula for a crate of his own devising made of '

thus: requisite in a berry for shipment.In Florida soils (which will be found in material from the local mills, which
of the State the Im- the DISPATCH June 21 1886) to
i DITCH. some parts ),
: 4 seemed the usual
fully as good as crate,
........,................ ... ..................... proved Nunan is known as the Wilson which well rotted muck or humus in (the latter comes from the North) and

.................. .............................. but few of the true Wilsonare some form could be profitably added, costing but twenty cents. Most of the .
BED. grown here, however, and theyare and all thoroughly mixed with the soil .
r berries go to Eastern cities, though
........................ :....................... said to be inferior to the Nunan. before the plants are set. Then when some are shipped West. Shipping is.

.............................. Other 'varieties worthy of note are the plants are established in the soil, generally done in refrigerators, cars
DITCH. Hoffman's Seedling and the "Federal[ apply some active, immediately avail-
4 for this purpose being run on this road.
Point. The former is third able nitrogenous fertilizer to the
The dots representing the plants. a larger rows.
There is but little risk of loss in this
.This gives about 24,000 plants to the than the :Nunau, possesses a sharp This will stimulate vigorous growth way, but the charges are high, being -
acre. acid, but does not stand shipping as I and could be repeated with profit. from
J ten cents to eleven cents perquart.
well. The Federal Point is soft Before mulching give the sol- .
The cultivator is run down one side too plants a Some forward
went by
i express
1 the center space with one wing be- for shipping, but is the mcst delicious uble potash and phosphoric acid ap- without refrigeration) on the ventila-
for home plication wood ashes would furnish the
tween the narrow rows on same side, berry consumption. tion plan brought out by Pancoast &
1 then back in the same manner on the PLANTING.A potash and soluble bone or Charlestonrock Griffiths, of Philadelphia,) the freightthis

other side. This would be an excel flat dibble one foot long is the the phosphoric acid. This would way is about six and a half cents '
lent plan, the ditches for level stimulate fruit bearing and perfect the
best implement for planting, or if this per quart, but more care must be taken
culture where surface drainage is not cannot be obtained, a common spade fruit. with the berries, and there is more risk.

needed. Judge Cessna alternates his will take its place ; this should be MULCHING. Most growers seemed to think this

plants in two rows six inches apart, thrust straight down into the ground, When fruit blossoms appear, the would do very well early in the season

the plants being twelve inches apartin and the earth pressed: aside far enough l vines must be mulched, to keep the but would be too risky later on when

the row, with a space of two feet for to admit the roots of the plant, being berries clean. If possible this should the berries get softer and the weather

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warmer ; on,. the whole they seemed have made a barren desert of this fertile 5. Business ability in preparing for character that excites the interest and .,
inclined to stick to the old way. earth. The economy of nature market and marketing. wonder of common folks. I strongly :J.;
SURPLUS. will not admit of the waste. Every 6. Securing a reputation for fine suspect a similar origin for the term 1:

As one half the crop comes under movement of the soil would impoverish fresh fruit and fair dealing. Chinese as applied to this guava, and 1

this head, utilizing surplus is an important it C. P. P. 7. Vigilence,diligence,patience, and all the more since yellow is particular. j
Arredondo. July 20. 1886. not too great expectations. ly suggestive of and a favorite color
question, and it remains to be . ,
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8OIv d. Some have made a little wine Blackberries. The Yellow Hardy Gnara. of the almond-eyed celestials. The ,
this season but it is scarcely probable Judge W. K. Cessna,of Gainesville, Editor Florida Agriculturist: name given by Mr. Stirling-PridiwnCojavilhis --,
that any considerable portion can be who has'one of the largest truck and Miss\ Helen Harcourt occupies a col- -certainly smacks more of 'a
profitably utilized in this We and half of valuable Spanish than Chinese lingo. Mr. C\
way. fruit farms in the State, says he has umn a your
don't see out until a canning in of 7th Barrington Brown, while on a survey- I
any way tried the leading varieties of black- space your issue July takingto
, factory comes to t the relief of the pro- berries and had indifferent success with task myself and others for speakingof ing expedition among the Pacaramia I

ducer. all except the Lawton. This variety the yellow hardy guava. as the "yel- mountains, in British Guinea, found :,
PROFITS AND DRAWBACKS. i seems to thrive as well with him as the 1 low Cattley." She says it should be an abundance of deliciously flavored : r
Strawberries can be profitably raised native species. 1I properly called the Chinese, and wishesus guavas, the size of currants and goose-

in this,State at an''.average net returnof ..-.. to explain how we came to do so, berries, growing on low shrubs. It is ;
ten cents but the is and, secondly, to acknowledge thatwe just possible these may have been the I'
per quart, price Nothing is more pleasing to the i
same as our heathen berry, or an allied
not likely to fall as low as this for strawberry than sporting over well did very wrong in doing so, and '
that like the in the species but this is a mere conjecture,
time to Col. [ naughty boy
some come. Perry sums drained soil. Thorough drainage is of
; as unfortunately he forgets to state
woodshed won', do
the drawbacks "want of attention we so any more.
up as itself a species of irrigation, and strawberry -
their' color. Our California friends r
You doubtless remember, Mr. Edi--
and The
improper handling. cannot indulge in it too y
growers usually]) speak of the almond eyed
former can be controlled by the grow- freely. tor, how, a few years hack, my conservatism \\1
berry as the "yellow ," but that ,:
in the matter of guava
names ex
e's singly, the latter by. the growers .. -*-<
collectively. Caused of Failure and Success With posed me to a f fusilade from the great is not distinctive enough for Florida, ;
.. Strawberries. gun of the committee on nomenclature. where yellow varieties of the tender i
Almost before one crop of straw- The principal causes of failure are My\ offense then was an objec- old fashioned fruit ,are common. ?
berries are gone preparation for put- briefly: tion to the use of the name "kid glove I would suggest that as Miss Helen {
ting in another is begun. The enjoys a monopoly of text books inaccessible I
crop} 1. Imperfect preparation of the soil orange" as a synonym for citrus no- -
ground is bring put in condition and before planting. Weeds and grasses bilis, because the term rested on no to and not procurable by II
fertilizer applied. We are informed must be subdued and the soil manured other authority than a felicitous bon .others, she extend her researches
that a much greater area will be previous to planting. mot of our venerable and facetious further into the true inwardness of the
planted this fall than at any time in 2. Hasty planting. Permitting the friend, Colonel Dancy. question-a mystic arcana she is I
the past, in this count .-Micanopy plants to be dropped in advance of the The guava in question, which Mr. found i if exploring-and give us more

Gazette. .. planter. The planter should take them Bidwell and I sent out under an obnoxious examples of and better reasons for
,. Fertilizing Strawberries. one by one from a pail in which thereis name, was brought into the calling this guava the Chinese.If .
r Editor A FLORIDA DISPATCH: water enough to wet the roots. State by Mr. Bliss, who founded the she fails to indisputably establishits
I am constantly receiving letters Planting too deep causing the crownsto Aurantia colony many years ago (alas, claim of nativity to the land of the .
* from parties I am selling strawberry rot. Planting too shallow permit- how time flies) on the Halifax river.It "heathen Chinee," and apprehends
plants enquiring what is the best fertilizer ting the roots to dry. Not pressingthe so closely resembled the Cattley in ger of confusion and ambiguity in using
for berries and how it should be earth firmly about the plant after everything but color, that, not know- the term Yellow Cattley, it becomes
applied ? If I purchase fertilizers it setting. ing its true name, or having the fear evident that our best plan would be
will be. cotton seed meal and muriate 3. Planting on low land, where late of Miss Helen H. before our eyes- to alter its name and bestow a new

potash,and it will applied upon the spring frosts fall with greater severity because she had not as yet "took sick" one.As
surface and kept there as nearly as than upon high land. with the Florida fever and immigratedthat the fair sex are prone to favor a
possible. Plow your land as deep as 4 Planting on undrained soils, we innocently and unadvisedly change of names under circumstances
you please with something that will where plants are liable to be heaved. launched it forth upon ita travels as mutually agreeable I would recommend
not turn it over. Never turn over with during the winter. the "yellow Cattley," in much the the euphonious and mellifluous
a large turning plow. It will not do 5. Permitting plants to form too same fashion ns some wicked people combination-Psidium Helenanum- Ii Iior
in Florida. It will not do anywhere closely along matted rows. will persist-and we hope Miss Helen Helen's guava. Tell me, fellow \
except you can find better soil deep 6. Deep cultivation in the spring; will cudgel them well for it-in call- agriculturists, how do you like the '
down than is upon the surface. It and not enough cultivation at other ing the Thomas grape the red Scup- syllogism? All in favor will please

. frequently happens upon deep bottom seasons.., pernong. The only authority, which say aye. E. H. HART.
Federal Point, Fla.,July 9, 1886.
land that same portion of the plant 7. Looking for distant markets and she considers as such, that Miss Helen Aye-ED.! DISPATCII.Liquid .
food has been, exhausted and it shouldbe neglecting the home markets. brings forward for calling this the H.H
put down and better and fresher 8. Planting more ground than you Chinese guava is that it is so called by DlsinfectantM.
soil put on top for thH surface roots, to can fertilize: or attend to properly.The Mr. J. B. Stirling. You, Mr. Editor, Among liquid disinfectants, perhaps
feed upon as they furnish the food for causes of success are as follows: are considered well up in tropicals | the most powerful and effective is phenol -
the plants. The first question asked 1. Planting on uplands well drained and I have known you to refer to the I 'or carbolic acid. As it does not
is, how about evaporation? Nothing naturally. Red Cattley as the Chinese which was i destroy the articles to be disinfected,
intended as food to be taken up by its 2. A judicious selection of variety. before' the yellow had escaped fr.jm it is useful for soaking infected cloth

roots can. possibly evaporate. That 3. Starting the cultivator as soon as Aurantia. ing and scrubbing floors. For such .
.which can be put on or in the earth planting is over and continuing its The name Chinese, although appropriate purposes and for throwing into drains,
that belongs to air will speedily find use twice a week, hoeing before the for a genus or a section of a about a pint of the coarse commercial
its element. Plants feed on air and weeds can be seen, always keeping a genus, is far from being specific acid may be used to a couple of gallons -
that which is in it through its foliage, mulch of loose soil about the plants, enough as applied to a variety of any I! of water. A sheet soaked in such
I but plant food taken up by its roots, and no robber weeds. fruit. People are apt to call any new \ a solution may be hung over the outside -
will not, neither can it remain in the 4. The application of no yard ma- or strange article, particularly in the i of the door of a sick room with
air. The theory of the evaporation of nure or grain straw (on account of giant, dwarf or patent medicine line, advantage. The great objections to
plant ,food upsets the divine order ofthings weed seed) after subduing the soil and by the adjective Chinese, which invests carbolic acid are its unpleasant smell

\ and if. true, would long ago p anting. it with, a mysterious, far-away and very poisonous character.
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treated as asparagus, and is equally as off'water shoot, and if any trees havea <<" '0.

Worl for J!U g use, savory. I have cut one wing six tendency to grow one sided, pinch off Lhz'e ocl\. ". ,,;,'I

months in succession in Florida. In the new growth from that side, frequent v::
THE -GAUD EN. cutting always leave two or thre of attention to this will make the trees The Guinea Cow. ', "

the central leaves. form symmetrical heads. Rememberthat -
This is another hot month. Heavy
showers beat down the soil and wash Carrot*.-Sow for a succession, so as the beet pruning shears in an or BY J. 1C. WHITE. .
out the seed, unless it is shaded. Thereare to have them fresh and tender. chard are the thumb and forefinger if Many readers of the FLORIDA Dis- j

many devices for covering. I have Parsnip.Try a few f ,' and if you used frequently and judiciously. If PATCH will ]pr) ; l.ibly; be surprised to

found old corn and fertilizer sacks an- get a stand they will grow all winter, any individual tree looks sickly or is learn that the re is a recognized breed |
and be excellent in the early spring. making but feeble growth, first ex-
swer a good purpose. Rip open of cattle bf-arinjr the name "Guinea"for
Turnips, either rutabaga or field, amine the roots at the neck of the ]
and sew four or five together in a strip, beyond their own neighborhood,
are now to be sown for a full crop, but tree for woodlice or borers and then
stick stakes on each side of the row,at they have generally been supposed to
intervals, and spread the strips on for table use at home, it is well to sowa give it a dressing of well rotted com- be mongrels of unknown antecedentsand
few two or four weeks, so as post or stable manure and wash the
these a foot or so from the ground. In every unknown characteristics. But I
a dry time, it is a good plan to lay a to have them crisp and tender at all trunk with good strong soap suds. there is a well defined and well estab-
times. Try the Cowhorn variety. It Unless the tree is too far gone, the
board eight or ten inches wide flat on lished breed of cattle called "Guinea \
the gr Mind over the seed ; this will is excellent. early resumption of active life will cattle" whose most prominent characteristic |
Cabbage Cauliflower.f Sow more show itself in a new and vigorous
collect moisture and hasten germination i is their adaptibility to the region -
seed for a succession of plants. It is growth and quite likely cause you to
but it muRt be watched carefully where they have been bred and
well to have plants coming on wish you had treated the whole or-
and raised a few inches as soon as the young are mostly found, viz., the southern
month, so as to have a contin- chard in the same war. If you have i
first appear. All coveringe should be every part of Georgia and adjacent parts of
uous until the hot summer months any Kelsey's Japan Plums in orchardand
removed 1atin:: the afternoon, so as to crop Florida.
return again. Transplant last sowing ([ by the way this is a tree thatprq p1-
get the benefit of the dew. But where., did they come from?
Too much care cannot be exercisedin Celery.-Sow again if you failed to ices well and is attracting considerable This question( has been often asked,

the selection of seed. It is not safeto get a stand last month. attention in this State,) go over them and yet awaits an answer. It is
Lettuce is still in season, and will frequently and see that they do not
buy those that pre sold on commis known that early in the present cen-
sion in the stores ; good, fresh seed of give good' heads in November if the'heatresisting" run up too high before branching out, tury, Colonel Stapler, who lived near

last year's growth should be obtained, sorts are sown. if they show this tendency pinch hack the Flori ''a line, in L'Jwndes county,

if possible. On this subject the Ala- Onions may be sown the last of the the top and make them throw out side 'Georgia, owned several of them, andso
month. Make the soil very rich; ma- branches. They are a very vigorous
bama Department of Agricultural far as known, all the present stockof
nure from the hog-pen is the best for grower and can be made into hand-
Bulletin, No. 4, 1886, says: "Comparing this breed are descendants of the
this Sow in hills quite thickly, tome trees. Other work for August
the fresh seeds, or those one year crop. Stapler herl. Though a man ofw
drills twelve to fifteen inches apart, not in the orchard, hut appertainingto
old, with those two years old shows a I I 'nlth and( owning a fine estate, he
pack the soil quite hard over the seed. it is getting ground cleared for treesto
loss of vitality by age. Thus eleven saw the necessity for a cow that was
Bermuda or Globe Amber are among be set out next winter. DJ not put
tests of cauliflower seeds bought for idaped both to the country and the
this off until it is time to set the trees
the best varieties for Florida.
fresh of 82.91 of at that
gave an average per style farming prevalent
cent. germinated, but six tests of seeds Irish Potatoes.-Plant again as di- but start the clearing as soon as pos lime., Then, again, the pasturage of
rected last month. If whole potatoesare sible. '1 he ground clear d now and ,
one year older gave an average of only I the pinn barrens was neither luxurious -
planted cut out all the except i thoroughly broken up, with a second
60.07 per cent. germinatedHence eyes nor luxuriant, indicating a hardy
the importance of a careful selection. one or two of the best. The crop ma plowing and harrowing previous to animal of small bulk and a wide

The soil, if treated as directed last tured last spring, April or May, will time of planting will allow the {ground ranger. In the Guinea, we have an
time to sweeten and be in good condi-
month, is now to be replowed when it do for seed now. animal I that < xactly "fills the bill"-
for in D, her
tion setting trees cem orJanuarv.
is to he planted. If it is clean and Radishes will do well now, as will she fully)) meets the required condi-.
G. L. T.CltrimGrove .
free from rubbish, a Mathews\ or also a fewCucumbers -- -A- li Ins. Where Colonel Stapler obtained
Planet, Jr., Combined Drill and Plowis for late pickles. und uriery. his original stock is not known,

of great value in saving time and Keep all growing crops clean and Sow a fall crop of peas in the grove but it is certain that by careful breeding -

labor, as in the family garden all the well worked The soil should be fre- this month. Plant rows two and a half he brought them to a good degree

plowing can be done with one of these, quently stirred. A little boy once feet apart; give them one subsequent of perfection. He succeeded in getting -

except the general breaking, when prayed, "O! Lord make me a good working and they will take the ground, an admirable little animal that

deep plowing, in order to turn under boy, and if at first you don't succeed, rendering further cultivation this year asks for little other food than the scant'

coarse manure, is necessary. try, try again." The try again maxim unnecessary. If a spring sowing I i supply of grass she can gather upon

In the family kitchen garden don't may be very useful to all gardeners at peas still cove s the ground, turn the range, and will keep fat upon a

plant too much land concentrate your this season, but it will pay. them under before planting the fall diet that to the larger breeds wouldbe

labor and fertilizer on a small patch ; --rte+-J. H. S. crop. If clean culture is followed starvation rations. As to size, some

this is true economy in every sense. The Orchard 0 keep the cultivator moving, the recent fellow says "she is a yard high, a yard

WHAT MAY BE PLANTED. Keep the ground sladed' with a crop 1 rains have given the grass a start and and a' h:'lf long, and about a yard

of cow pas, and if the previous crop it may be necessary to turn it undt wide. .

Snap Beans.-Dwarf German Waxor has been plowed under there is still with the plow. It i itl not nrccssary Ui One brought to Enterprise, Volusia

White Valentine are among the time to sow another. As the trees run deep to do this; a good plow hand county, Fla., is described by the local

best, and will give edible pods in thir- fruit see that the varieties are of a will run a plow quite as shallow as a paper as follows, : "She is broad on

ty-five to forty-five days after germi kind that it pays to raise and if there cultivator. It would be a good planto the hack, slim neck, small and delicate

nation. are any trees that bear inferior fruit apply a little active fertilizer in !tt-gs and feet, well filled up in fore and
Beets.-Sow in drills two or three be budded in the limbs protect the fruit. In nursery,suspend hind
for her
they can now quarters, long height,
budding, it is too late lo harden up
,inches deep. Soaking the seed twenty- to choice varieties, provided the trees buds before winter. Go over the which is just thirty-nine inches, andan

four hours before planting will hastengermination. are not two large. If I too large to bud trees frequently, carefully pruning eye in which meekness and con-

mark them carefully to be grafted them; this is the time to give tlu in tent with gentleness shines. She

Swias Chard, if you are fond of beet next winter. Do not let a tree of. shape, and the time in which they keeps fat where a common Floridacow
make their principal growth. At s
gresns. This is a bulbless beet, the any kind that bears inferior fruit long as wet weather continues nursery" would starve, and gives about

large leaf being used for greens. The stand unimproved in the orchard. Go and grove trees can be set out to ad two gallons of milk of a high grade

thick mid-rib may. be taken out and over the orchard frequently and rub vantage. twice a day. This little cow might

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undoubtedly the most contented and is generally the case in the South, the midable foe. in New Jersey, and is the proud

gentle animal in Florida" Another Guinea is really a desirable cow. She At the North an indoor life for proprietor of the largest herd of regis- f

writer says: "Their bodies are scarcely meets the conditions of fitness. Just cattle is not regarded as conducive tered thoroughbred Jerseys in the

:a foot from the ground, and the here is a general principle of wide either to their comfort or their prosperity world. The "grandson of the duke"was }

u'Mer. is enormous. They are hardy application in the breeding of farm but here an indoor life wouldbe transferred to Mr. Vanhaughton, _

ami gentle, active browsers, and eat animals but as widely overlooked. It the only life tolerable to young and by him to Mr. Garri on'e placenear

altuut half what is needed for an ordinary is just as applicable to poultry as to stock and the only life possible to the this city. This grandson is also

cow." And yet another says: either hogs, cattle or horses. The older animals. The first generation uf registered, and has a perfect and ap-

"They are usually: of a deep red color, i large breeds for regions where feed is their offspring by judicious exposure at proved pedigree, and is of the royal

always fat and gentle, with crumpled I abundant and cheap. The small first might be able to endure an out blood," and no mistake. This looks

horns and broad escutcheon. They breeds for regions where feed is scant door life and find it both comfortable like business for people to bring thor-

require less food and give more milk and costly. The prudent man studies and enjoyable.To. oughbred stock to Florida. It is the

than the ordinary cow, and are much this law of fitness and the best resultsare ( be continued.) way, however, to improve our stock.

hardier and more intelligent." These his reward. This cow is called the Florida is a good field, and the oppor-
Cattle Raising.
are some of the most thoughtful and "poor man's cow" for in both cost and tunity for improvement very exten-
South Florida i is a natural cattle and
intelligent estimates of the "little fa keep her price places her within the sive. We like Mr. Garrison's enter-

vorite" found in the papers of the reach of the multitude. Likewise in stock country and no industry has prise and trust he may have. success in
been fruitful of results than
more good
State, and they present an excellent point of hardiness she has the advant- his efforts to introduce a fine breed of
this in former Since the close
likeness of the "poor man's cow" of age of the Jersey. The Jersey is an years. cattle into this section of the State.-
of the Cuban trade in Florida beef, the
Florida as the "Kerry cow" is the exotic while practically the Guinea Palatka News.
business has been allowed to run down,
"poor man's cow" of Ireland. is i a native "to the manor born." If .-.-*-
and now there are only hundreds of The Guinea Cow-DIck Stapler's Pets.
The Stapler herd and homestead are we note a single fact, this advantage
cattle where heretofore there were The Valdosta Times says that Mr.
now in possession of his son, whu becomes emphatic.To .
thousands. But this market has recently Richard L. former of Haw-
breeds them for the market. But the those who have given attentionto
been reopened, and there is, and kinsville, but now of Bell ville,Florida,
demand is greatly ai excess of the the subject it is a recognized fact
will be for years, a. demand for our recently sold a Guinea heifer to a man
supply, and bids fair to be for years to that the tide-water regions of thevSouth
beef, and therefore stock raising will in Illinois]] for $145. The heifer was
come. There are now several prominent Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and much of
: revive. It has been by long and the cost
proven sent by express, altogetherwill
herds in both Georgia and Flor- the adjoining territory are permanently
years of experience, that our native amount to $200. Mr. Stapler
da, with individual members of their infected with the germs of the Texasor
stock can be raised with a less per cent owned this breed oi cattle when he f
family scattered over quite a large Spanish cattle fever.
of loss than in other State in the
any lived here. The Guinea cow is a very ,
area. There is considerable diversity Because of this there is great dan-
Union, on account of the favorable small animal, but of beautiful
among them, both in size and color, ger of loss in bringing cattle from uninfected symme-
climate and the winter grasses in our try. Mr. Joe Jelks, a brother in-law
also in regard to horns, some crumpledlike districts into the regions named.
keeping them in a growing of Mr. owned of the
swamps Stapler, one cows
the Jersey-which is the most Many who have brought cattle into
condition. There are thousands of when he lived here, and about thir-
common type-others slim and delicate Florida have paid dearly fir this little
rf.. acres of the finest stock ranges in teen years ago Mr.\ Jelks sent to the j
: item of All
; like the Devon, while some have knowledge. susceptible
America south of us, over which a Georgia State Fair, at Macon\ a bull
no horns at all. This diversity is new comers are very cet tain to havean
Western stock man would wild of the Guinea of
grow variety, expecting,
doubtless owing to the different degrees attack of the disease and the older
with enthusiasm. In the great West,, course, to get a premium. Whetherthe
die. The
of purity of blood. ones are pretty sure to
where millions have been made in this little bull was awarded a premiumor
have been bred within the in-
For she was known as the Guineas
years industry, it is considered a profitable not we do not remember, but when
"Staple Cow" and attracted but little fected district for a century or more
business if not over thirty-three percent the bull was sent back considerable 1
; attention. In due time sales from this and for all practical purposes their
is lost by the inclemency of the merriment was produced as he came
herd begun to be made and the people insusceptibility to the Texas fever may
: weather, and there are very few down Commerce street. Joe's brother
from the surrounding counties began to be regarded as a constitutional characteristic
ranges where a fifth do not die from cold Need was fond of fun, and Need had
excellence. This created -a part of their nature. Manyregard
appreciate and starvation in winter. Here, we prepared a placard and attached it to
such a demand for the "little cow" the question of the Texas feveras
are informed by reliable, experienced the bull. The placard bore in large
that it was seen to be worth while to a bar to all improvement in the
not twentieth is lost from letters the
growers, one plain following :
breed them for sale, and of course they mass of Florida cattle. .But this is an
cause, hence the profit. We do "Joe Jelks' little Guinea bull,
must have a name. And like many error, there is one relieving feature in !. Just from the Fair,
not claim that our grasses are as nutri- Walked under the preii ium hull
another modest maiden before she was the case. While the older cattle are And never touched a hair."
tious as that on the Western plains, in
;: hardly aware of it, the old name had very sure to die of the disease, the *-.-*-
fact we know they are not, but it
.. and she was the bearer of a young ones have it in a milder form, Wants to Keep a Cow.
gone will animals in this mild atmosphere -
from it become Pke
one-she was no longer the recovering ,
and carry them through nicely. I am glad tG) see the step you have
i. the native stock insusceptible to
Cow" but the "Guinea. any
"Stapler taken "The Butter in
We expect that this business will be on Question"
the demand for them that further attack. But the Texas feveris
Such is looked into by experienced men in the the last DISPATCH. Am much inter-
: good samples of the breed are not not the only enemy that Northern ested in that and the milk question,
West and to Floridabe
a large revenue
obtained and grade stock encounters in Florida. Changed and want to know how to go to workto
easily many
gained by their investment.-Qr- have both here. I
'-' sold for blood. So climatic and dietetic conditions are your
Guineas are
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far as I know to the present time, no often fatal to animal life without the at once and fully. Would liketo

measures have been taken to protect intervention of disease. These fatal Jerseys in Putnam County.F. keep a good cow this winter, if I

either the breeders of pure Guineas or effects of changed conditions may be A. Garrison has on his place, knew how to do so economically. I ,

the public from these grades. When counteracted by giving the newcomeran near Palatka, among his herd of Jerseys am a "Yank," of recent importation,

after the fashion of of the Duke of A- and don't like condensed milk or but-
found for sale the price ranges from artificial life a grandson terine. Yours

,'"; forty to one hundred dollars for females human belongings.But lington, a breed of cattle that stands D. W. HEATH.Ocoee .

:"'t but males much lower. there are yet other enemies to at the top round of fine thoroughbreds. Fla.,July 11,1886.

: ? I have no expectation that the be feared and from which stock shouldbe He belongs to Mr. Abraham Van- Will not some of our milk and butter

ra Guinea will supplant the Jersey in protected, viz: horse-flies and haughton, who got him from Mr. Rogers raising readers give our corres- t

:., popular favor, but where pasturage is ticks, which to the native stock is a of New Jersey, the head of the pondent the benefit of their experience -

; .., .phort and. feed expensive orwhere serious inconvenience but to well bred Rogers' Locomotive Works. Mr. Rog- ?-[Ed.] .

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f *' :Bran for Stock. Moistening the hands with sweet as these are likely to attract ants. Vegetable Growers' Association, for

Many farmers have the idea that ened water, gently push some of the Sprinkle some kerosene on the ground mutual assistance, protection and ex-
of ideas but of this in
bran contains little or no nutriment. frames a little closer until there is'' about the stand ; this will destroy the) change more
future correspondence.I .
f This is erroneous ; there is no better space enough to lift one out without' grass ; and insects are not so likely to heard a large strawberry grower

feed for stock in this country. It costs bruising the bees. Have a pair of give annoyance. Provide shelter for say, lately, "If we cannot get just rates,

less to keep horse. in good condition ordinary scissors convenient, and if, the toads by laying some pieces of and through rapid transit, I never
We do the' bark few feet from the hive with want to ship another berry or crate of
,on bran than on corn or oats. you find all fastened nicely, cut a .
vegetables. And such is the general
advocate the of one arti-- twine it Should side these unsightly scavengers -
not use any pulling away. any. convex up; feeling. Cars of fruit, etc., are run to
cle of food continuously but would comb be out of place, fix it in, as at will destroy all insects coming Georgia, Carolina or even Virginia,

suggest that stock would thrive betteron first. Keep a sharp lookout for the within their reach during the night.Be and there side tracked, if it is near

a mixed or alternate diet, of which quwn, and should you not see her careful, however, to prevent them shipping time for these States, and

bran should be a part. We have taken watch for eggs in the cells. It is a.. getting upon the porch of the hive, for then Florida produce is abused whenit
is of
rascality some people or
4 ,a horse that was. run down, and had- good plan to not close them up until they are very fond of bees. railroad in another State who are jealous -

lost his appetite, and changing him tot you have seen "her majesty." The A very convenient arrangement for of Florida being ahead in time.
t a bran diet, he has rapidly taken on queen being the mother of the whole brushing bees is made by taking a It will take a long pull, a strong

{ flesh, and regained his health and colony, its existence depends upon her handful of blades of grass, bind it on pull, and a pull altogether, to remedy

spirits in a remarkably short time. An presence; you will recognize her very a stick in the f form of a broom, and these Fruit drawbacks and vegetables to success should in Florida.go for-

experiment in bran feeding has been readily, being much longer and taper- trim with a pair of scissors. ward on the express trains to the .

j3 recently made on Oakwood, farm, ing than the common bees, and not so J. W. BARCLAY. North, and if the railroad "bosses"had
k' Minn.\ Fifteen three-year-old grass- thick or chubby as the drones. "Rural Home," July 26th. good: business qualifications they

fed steers of common stock were selected Having found the queen, and all would see it and govern themselves
and stalled being allowed no the combs in all backin accordingly, or else they have no con-
good shape, put JVftscellciiieous.Truckers] fidence in Florida holding out, and
exercise save in a quarter acre lot. place, noticing that the frames are propose to make all they can while the

They were placed on exclusive rationsof evenly spaced, i. e., an inch and a half vs Railroads. boom lasts, but should the Cincinnati
bran and hay. Whenever an ani- from centre to centre. In putting on Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Southern or other first-class road push

; mal ate all of its feed the ration was the honey board, slide it slowly from Among the many drawbacks jf into Florida, these one horse affairs
Florida are the thrusts received at the would have to take a back seat, and
increased, this policy being followed the side, being careful not to kill any hands of friends
professional none the way they are acting is like an invitation -
all through. Hay was liberally sup. bees, as the odor of crushed bees is the causing more trouble and annoyance to some of these strong corpo-

plied, water was given in a common same as when they sting, and the scent than the so-called commission men of rations to come and help us out.
trough, and salt licks were provided. angers them. the North. Between them and the Yours, truly,
cormorant man of the railroads, prof- OBSI:RVER.
Despite the dryness of their proven In transferring, we mostly shave the its vanish into thin air and our truck Eustis. Fla., uly ZT, 1886.
der, the steers never visited the water heads off the greater part of the drone men and strawberry growers are left' The above is one of the several com-

trough until they had finished eatingIt brood, if such combs are needed ; for to do the work and pay the fertilizer munications which have appeared in

will be noticed that the feed was there are, generally very many more bills. THE DISPATCH recently, in which
heavier in the than in the How: is it that California can ship
morning of these than necessary. Drone combis severe strictures are made concerning
Iruit, etc., by express, in refrigerator
t evening, the average morning feed ,be- readily distinguished from worker, or cold ai' cars to Chicago, over 2,400 railroads, commission men, and all

ing 6.43 pounds, while the eveningfeed by being larger ; measuring four cells miles, or to New York, about 3,300 agencies that have to do with a"cake"

averaged 6.08 pounds. The quan- to the lineal inch or sixteen to the miles, and make fair profits, while from the Florida garden to the con-

tity ,of hay fed for the month was square inch ; while worker comb gives Florida growers having only about sumer's table. We publish them, not
one-third of the distance to ship, and
7,500 pounds, and of bran 5,635 five, and twenty-five cells respectively, because we endorse all their extreme
paying no more for labor, have the
pounds. The average gain in weight and double this number if both sides profit and loss account so often on the statements, but because they indicate

during the month, was 110 pounds, the are counted. wrong side of the ledger? The only unmistakably the feeling, not of

"f: heaviest steer gaining 172 pounds and Sometimes:) the. queen is. .killed... in. conclusion we can arrive at, is that the chronic grumblers, but of our fruit and .
the lightest sixty-three pounds. Florida Railroads are more greedy '
vegetable generally. Our
and should
transferring, this be the than even the Union Pacific and the growers
case, you will generally find some Central Pacific Railroads, that the truckers are exasperated, they have
large cells started near the edge of Southern Express Company is not as worked hard, expended time and

.;, fIpiarry. some comb having young brood, or eggs. keen for business as Wells, Fargo & money, produced a good crop, and

Handle these carefully, for upon the Co., and the Pacific Express Company, with the one exception of strawberries,
For the FLORIDA Dia PATCH. and that l large numbers of commission
l Aplaculture. hatching of one of these depends the merchants who handle Florida pro- have realized nothing, some indeed are

(Continued from page 525.) life of; the colony. Don't disturb them ducts are dishonest. It is true Cali- unable to pay for labor and fertilizersall -

Sufficient time having elapsed since again until ten days from the time of fornia shippers are good businees men this through no fault of their owls

the colony was ,transferred, you will transferring, when you will most likely as "rule," and I am sorry to add that but on. account, of execrable delayin

open them to see that all is right, and find a young queen, which if all right generally speaking, the same cannotbe transit, exorbitant rates of freight,
said of Florida vegetable and fruit
in good shape., It is always. best to do will be laying in ten days more, or growers, in fact they are too carelessof and dishonest commission men, agra- .

: .'" ,'this in about three days, for should twenty days from transferring. how, and when and where they ship. vated by a late season requiring un- .,
,any of the pieces of comb get loose Another excellent plan to follow The fruit and vegetable growers of usually efficient handling to secure the

and fall, the bees will fasten, them in a when examining a colony, is to set the Florida must unite, and in a business best returns. These sharp speeches '

bad shape: hive to be opened a little in advanceof way, obtain a just rate from railroadsand come from men who have suffered
removed the take express companies, and also a severely in pocket, and we trust our
) Having cap, outI where it formerly stood ; placing an rapid transit for their perishable pro-
I the screws from the honey-board, then empty one on the stand ; then proceedas ducts, or Florida may as well be railroad. men will overlook their as-

; carefully run, a ,knife blade around to directed. The advantage gainedis abandoned to the regime of thirty perity and not make it an excuse for

,loosen it, from :the body of the, hive. that you give the colony a clean years ago.There refusing to redress the serious griev-

,-Raise one end slowly'so as not to excite hive, as you will find that the bottomof is not a State in the Union,, ances that unquestionably exist.
i nor do I believe any place in the world,,
the bees and when off, lay it inverted the ,one they occupied is covered where railroads can :be built, equippedand We do not think it good policy .;",:
with "one end on the ground with cuttings of comb, which is just run as cheaply as in Florida, and however, on the part of the truckers

j*. and the other resting on the porch of the place where the moth will deposither yet there is not any place in civilization to antagonize railroad managers by

tL,hive. Have an empty ,hive, standing eggs. Be continually on the watch where such extortion is practiced,,, strictures and accusations. 'The railroad -

'tby, in.which to ;:hang, any frames. :oi I for this enemy,and relentlessly destroy, and far up thus in'far space express to talk charges:about.kustis are too companies are as much interested, .:

combs, if necessary, .. .while handlingthe all you 'can find. Leave no bits pf has taken, a,step.in the right: in maintaining our productive' industries .'
others. comb or the cuttings about the hive, direction and formed a Fruit and as the people engaged tIi rein.

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Vegetable growers should} consider hammock for the benefit of his baby seem rather to like it and it affords facilities f it all, and this ((1886)) years (orange

that, the ,handling and carrying of orange grove, found a few sprouts of for larger profits to city seed deal crop, will it is estimated, be from a

these perishable products is fraught tanyah among the bushes. Recognizing ers, besides gratifying a class of"scien- half to two-thirds of a full one. Before
in them the taro of the Pacific
,with, many, difficulties and heavy expense islands, and instructed by an old dar- tists" who delight in impracticabletheories the fifty years are up, they will prob-

to our railroads, many of them key from the rice fields, who like Horace by way of appearing above : ably be in a condition of pocket not to

taxed at the same time with the ex- Greeley, was willing to tell "whathe the common herd. Tanya is well : care much if it does come. For ten

tension of their' lines ; and finding the knew about (tanyah) farming," a enough in its place, but as a substitutefor years the orange growing counties of I
of the esculent colo-
conditions. of. this traffic new and not flourishing patch edibles vastly superior and just as the State have had a steady and
cnsia was soon under way, which, in
immediately profitable, it is scarcely those days of slender resources, provedof cheaply produced, is like "hankeringafter healthy !growth, in some cases the

to be wondered that they have not no small assistance in eking out the boiled owl" when plentifully population has more than doubled in q4

"got it down fine" yet. But the ,time food supply. Boiled and mashed up supplied with pheaants and quail.- less time than that.Transportation .

has come now when something must with ground feed it was eagerly devoured ED. DISPATCH.] facilities are now

be done, or our vegetable growing in- by the pigs and poultry ; and >-.-4TilE good, and from many points fruit and
made into a batter with flour, fur- FUTURE OF TilE OKANGK.
terest will be seriously: hampered if nished nice, light pancakes and biscuits vegetables can be put aboard the cars

not destroyed, and we believe if our for the settler's table, besides Respectfully Inscribed to Prospective and landed in Northern markets with-
Settlers in the Fair Land of Flowers.
truckers organize'and bring the case being a good substitute for the Irish Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: out breaking hulk. The Jacksonville,

properly before the railroad potato in stews and hashes. The cultivation and West Railroad
managers We have often heard the remark, Tampa Key one

that will act promptly in the matter. was simple, yield abundant ; it during our residence in the sunny one of the best standard guage roadsin
grew best on land too wet for most
4 South "Do not think it the South now brings Sanford the
Tanyah Gossip. anything else, and could be dug and : you possi- !

EDITOR FLORIDA DISPATCH: used whenever wanted. After awhile ble that when all the groves come in, "Gate City" of South Florida, within

Brother Codrington came out in the less' than five hours of Jacksonville
It is old Floridians the market will be overstocked, etc. ,
somewhat amusing to old Florida with short
resting awhile on their oars, to description of Agriculturist the plant, in which a he To which I reply with a very decidedNO the "Metropolis" of the State. Every ],

note how certain things periodicallycome stated that the sort grown in Florida For by the time "all the groves year now brings its improvements ;

to the surface in the whirlingtide was well known in Jamaica, and beinga come in" as the population of our towns and villages, which but a short

of time, and catching the eyes of coarse and inferior variety with a country is constantly increasing there time since were in the backwoocis, are

the neophyte citizen, are trumped up scratchy taste, was used there only for connected with the outside world
and will not be a surplus, but rather a now
wonderful discoveries and
as new (; feeding domestic animals and that the I
cackled over with all the energy of a best variety, such as was, suitable to scarcity of the golden fruit ; and at by bands of iron. ,

pullet in the exuberant joy of a pri- appear on the tables of the lords of that time, undoubtedly we will have Now the lightning flashes over the

mal maternity. the creation, was unknown here, and the field to ourselves as foreign fruit wires messages of love, business, death

Such, for instance, is peach growing, probably is still a desideratum. Thoseof will]] be a rarity in market, and natives and condolence. Then ten miles and
be successful in Florida in-
which, to ,
your readers who want to go into will native fruit in their return
volves a certain discrimination of va- eat grown was a day's journey.
the business well make
rieties, a particular selection of soils, of this and get the right kind to begin own land.. Where a few years (and a very few)

and a mode of treatment and propagation Another reason : the area where the ago food for the family had to be toted

somewhat different from that in with.But what finally caused the settlerto orange can be successfully grown has, "a right smart distance," now expen-

more northern latitudes. All these look askance at his tanyah, was a by the freeze of the past winter been sive stores, filled with goods, are
points,had been established ,by experi- "
from Milville's "Omoa in
passage demonstrated, to be south of the 29th brought to our very doors.
ment and written, about years ago, as which that author speaks of meeting a
will be seen by reference to the columnsof poor fellow afflicted with elephantiasis, meridian. and so is limited in extent. Some have said,"Being so far south,

the Florida Immigrant and other supposed to be caused by too free a Orange culture is still in its infancy, how can a white man live? I answer.

old time sheets, and yet not very long diet of po-ce-a pudding made from yet where the unbroken pine torest, have lived here some years, and am

since, when a P. P. C. (professor of the taro root, which is really the breadof and the wild fowl held indisputed sway pretty well, I thank you, to.day. As
culture stands and out
peach ) up gives the Islanders. In this disease the
these essential points in detail, as recent legs swell to an enormous size and the for some years after the war, the state- far as health is concerned, the mortality -

discoveries of his own,the younger skin becomes rough and scaly ly pine has given place to beautiful of any given Northern State will

members of the to show their the wild fowl the shout exceed that of Ou
press appreciation like that of an elephant. This abnor- orange trees, to probably ours. r

of his researches, confer mal enlargement does not seem to ma- and laughter of innocent children at State is as healthy as any of the United
him the title of the "Father of
Peach upon Growing in Florida." terially interfere with the patients play. South Florida, especially, is a States, more so than the average, as
of locomotion
power startlingthe of beautiful clear water lakes statistics show. There within
Just now a big tanyah root has been effect be on the beholder. country are people -

spied among the bubbles, and as many abounding in fish, and in the hammocks our borders, of culture and refinement -
If such
be the ultimate
I were to con- .
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incipient are curiously eye- sequence of eating tanyah, was it not may still be round the wild representing nearly every Statein

ing it, the worthy and versatile scien- time to pause and reflect? It might turkey, the timid deer, and here and the Union. "R."

tist of the Times-Union comes out withan the attenuated .......
exhai tive and radical answer to develop un- there the bear is still found. On the '4 --"
radically article of dudes ele-
upon this tempting tuberosity. derstanding speaking cleared lands can be seen t the mockingbird From Gardner's Monthly.
gaically 1-e-gically not craniologi Crinum Amabile In Florida.
Bbtanically it has long been called cally, provided means could be devisedto quail, dove, water-turkey, and "
"E. K. T. Providence Bradford
catadeum lentum but 'Peter 'Hen- ,
esc who take their
other birds
the the outside flighton
prevent on many
county, Florida, under date of June
derson refers it to the
more correctly but would it not be ruinous to the the of the intruder
approach upon writes "I send
c allied genus colacasia, and he ought,toknow of 3d, : you to-day, by
for' been the symmetry those favored by nature their domains. mail, the blooms, stalk, and leaf of a
having p
with of faultless ?
perambulators shape
Yet "when the lily which I do not find in florists' cat-
habit of paying Florida niggers in the I mentioned to again, groves come
apprehensions a
'of'' 'dollar bushel for my in all be alogues, and suppose it to be entirelynew.
neighborhood a a lady acquaintance who had in, oranges can, probability,
young It is an and almost a
:raising the,tubers, which he distributed manifested a partiality to the new esculent purchased at the North, at a price that bloomer.evergreen The leaves
monthly are
alloverthe among amateur flo- very
country with the effect of creating in will render them rather
rists at twenty-five cents each thus a necessity, large and heavy, and the growth dense,
her sudden and
a unconquerable aver-
than a luxury', even by the poorest. giving it a tropical
milking snug little profit: of one hun- very appearance.
sion to tanyah as a food, though whyit
will have their the Indeed, the plant is as beautiful as its
dred and fifty dollars a barrel. Now They place on
should have done remains
so, a mys-
blooms The bulbs
despondent vegetable growers,,remem- tables of the rich and alike. pale pink are. are
for when I remember poor
and tery, very young immense, some of them being five and
ber this is confidential jt
strictly cautioned to of There in the metropolis of
being never speak legsas are to-day, six inches in diameter." .
would be unfair to myself and the redoubtable '
a component part of female .humanity thousands of souls who
poor What beautiful land Florida
'Peter, for you all to rush in because' ladies did not have : [ a
and knock the bottom out of the Tan- legs. do not know the taste of an orange. must be, with such grand! plants as

yah business-} People, who had before the freeze,
UP RIVER CORRESPONDENCE.July this Crinum among its floral adorn-

.Many years ago, say, .the fifth part 24. serious thoughts of making Florida ments. After all there was a serpent .

of; a century; the humble occupant of This is their ,homes, need not be deterred in.
[ "Tanyah" speculation -
suggested in Paradise and Florida
a shanty on the banks of the St Johns; suppose.
< a new settler by the way, and \busily undoubtedly, by the fact that the least, as such a calamity is not, has its wicked<
;:,. engaged;in .letting_the sunshine into a mankind, are. easily humbugged and likely to occur again in fifty yeirs! if: beings.-Ed. Q. M.] ,..j 3

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Jilorida ,izpatch. Pomegranates and Loquata. evils and demand efficient remedies, I also suggest Bermuda grots. I

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: rather than antagonize elements upon think that stuff would grow on a flint

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,AUGUST 2, 1886. Please inform me through your pa- which so !much depends for mutual I rock if it had a start in soil first, and
if Pomegranates
; per or Loquats
:i>.. A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. grow from cuttings, and, if sn, when is prosperity and advancement.ED.. once started, it makes its appearance

the proper time to put them in ? DISPATCH.: suddenly in spots two to three feet distant -
The Outlook. M. H. P. .. by underground railroad. It
The orange trees are everywhere in Kissimmee, Fla.,July fr'th. 'Ilermuda" Grass In Orange' Grove.
little fertilizer to
might require some
fine condition, and the prospect for a [Loquats will not grow from cut Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
Having noticed that my orange trees start it, but once begun to run, I
good crop id: looking up. tings. Pomegranates are readily propagated in small of
are very thrifty a portion hardly think the ocean itself would
t 4
Variegated Texas Umbrella Tree in this way. They shuuld be my grove where the "Bermuda" grass stop its running.

In the Hill Side Nursery Marks- put in in December or January.-ED.] has become thickly set, and as the .I Yours truly,
grass has been discussed-cussed-and I '
vile, Louisiana, there is an Umbrella Age for Ituddlng. approved by my neighbors and my- H. W. O. MARGARY.
Tree that is like the Eustis,Orange Co., Fla.,July 20, 18.6-
variegated golden The Rural Californian says : "For self, we now appeal to you ; so please ....

honeysuckle. It can probably be pro budding citrus, stock ought to be four give us your opinion as to the desir- One of the handsomest sights we

pagated by grafting on the common years old, at least, and we prefer it ability of setting an orange grove in"Bermuda" have seen this year in the fruit line is
and merely hoeing I
variety. older rather than We be- grass
f younger. around the trees. A gentleman here, a peach twig not as large as a lead
Securing Corn. lieve that a better tree and a larger after working several seasons to exter- pencil, with twelve perfect and large

"How shall I secure matured corn? crop of fruit. can be obtained from areyearold minate the "Bermuda" in a smalj, peaches upon it, of the Peen-to variety -

Is it to be left a certain length of / bud, set on four-year-old grove around his dwelling house gaveit presented to us by J. D. Mitchell.

time on the stalk, or gathered and put stock, than can be secured from a up in despair, and now says he is Several of them were six inches in cir
in cribs, or treated in s rae> other way?" glad that he did, as his trees are doing!
ten year-old bud set on twoyearoldstock. cumference. At the same time he
remarkably well in the and his
Leave the ears on the stalks to grass
This is contrary to opinionand grounds improved in appearance, an 1 showed us a new variety of the honey
harden for three weeks after the fod
practice in this State. Nurserymen he gets a goodly quantity of fine hay peach, which is the finest and largestwe
der is pulled, then gather and place in therefrom. ,
here prefer oue-year-old stocks, have ever seen, and evidently pplen-
crib.-ED. As "clean culture" is wearing I
for budding, as they are more easily very
4 on our pocketbooks, hope to hear something didly adapted to climate.Daytona -
Correction.EDITOR "worked," and make more desirabletrees. in favor of setting our groves in Journal.
some variety.
Please correct a slight error in our 4 C. E. W. STATE ITEMS.!

letter of the 12th, in which you give Florida Broom Corn. :Melrose, Santa Fe 7 ake, Fla.,July 26th. Colonel D. H.Elliott- is growing rye

the size of the first patch of potatoesat Mr. T. Hardenburgh, proprietor of [Oui sub gives as the conclu- on his lot at Pablo.
the broom factory at Bradfordville sion of his observation that
half an acre, when it should have a good
been one twelfth of an acre. laid a sample of his this year's crop of crop of hay may be safely gathered, The steamer Rockledge is now run-

Yours truly, broom corn on our table a few days without injury to the orange trees, if a ning on Indian river.

The heads of which he of The corn crop in Alachua county is
H. 11. & R. FRITH. ago. manu- plentiful supply barnyard manureis

.,', Lane Park, Fla., July 21, 1886. factures brooms, range from twenty- afforded ; without which "clean cul- reported unusually good.
r ... Diversifying- M four to thirty-three inches in length. ture" even will fail.]-ED. The profuse rains have damaged the

In Columbia county farmers are The crop is now being cut, and the 14llainle.. cotton crop in Leon county.A .

yield from fourteen acres will furnish to build a hun-
planting more and this company propose
peas I am instructed to inform the Planters -
year than formerly ; it pays to have the factory with material for a year's of Louisiana and the neighboring I dred-room hotel at Bartow.

f forage for cows in winter. A few head operation. Mr. Hardenburgh says States that a certain quantity of Ramie General Spinner still occupies his

of cattle well cared for are more profit- the broom corn grown in Leon countyis roots, in good growing condition, has tent at Pablo beach, regardless of the
superior to any he can buy in been ordered forward for the purposeof
. able than a drove which loses thirty continued rains.
free distribution among eligible
Northern markets Floridian.
per cent by bad treatment every year. planters who are willing to develop The Waldo Advertiser reports an

Cotton is our only money crop, but GREENVILLE, S. C., July 23, '86. the resources of the South in the cultI- uncommon yield of grapes throughoutthat
comfort at home is obtained by a di- Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: vation of the Ramie plant, with the section of the State.

versity of crops. I shipped beautiful tomatoes from knowledge of an immediate demandfor
The rains have induced
their when produced.I frequent an
> Yalaha crop
Florida, to Louisville Kentucky -
I.eacliy SolU. would be pleased to receive appli- unusual growth in the orange trees
via Florida Railway and Nav-
Many people are laboring under igation road, and it took them eleven cations for the roots, or enter into cor- throughout East Florida. $<*

the impression that Florida soils are days to reach their destination. All respondence interested.on this subject with any Parties in Alachua county are.taking -

leachy. ,This is a great mistake, the of course were a dead loss to me. All parties L. SEWELL, I steps to secure canning factoriesin

soil of this State though hardy is not shipments to Cincinnati same fate. i season's
What La. Branch International Fibre Co., time for next crop.
are we to do with the railroads? I
leachy. If the fertilizer is leached Are you afraid to score them with hot 20 Carondelet. street. The Florida Railway and Navigation -
into the soil it will enrich the sub-soil, shot? -. -
Respectfully their
yours Plants for the Sea Shore. Company are extending
but do find it thus enriched. GEO. W. MARSHALL.No
we not Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: track at Fernandina to Old Town.
Fertilizers are more available to plantsin [ we are not afraid to "score" I notice a correspondent from Pablo
The Bronson Times mentions the
sandy soil and"are sooner absorbedby railroad companies any more than any Beach asking for something that will
receipt of a sheaf of oats that measures
them than in clay soils. The air other who deal unjustly, but while grow there, and your reply. Allow me inches with well-filled
twenty-seven ,
also has freer access to sandy soil, thus there are so many difficulties to sur- to add a line. Will not Portulaca heads. .

combustion is more complete. Sand mount and so many unforeseen obsta- grow there? Vick describes it as a r .

has less natural fertility than clay, cles to encounter, as have attendedthe popular, hardy, creeping annual, each The prospect is good for a much.

.therefore is more hungry for fertilizers. inauguration and perfection of strong plant covering about one foot larger crop of oranges in South and

Bear in mind that the fertilizers you systematic transportation, we are not in diameter. It delights in a warm East Florida than has generally been.

apply can get away only from the disposed to hasty condemnation nor sun and sandy soil, and the drouth is anticipated.Fine .

surface, and that they go in two ways, harsh measures. We see from year to never too long, or heat too intense for Irish potatoes from New York:

by washing and by volatilization, year a constant improvement and in- this beautiful little salamander. When have made their appearance in the

chiefly by the latter. Therefore don't creasing interest in transportation everything else perishes for lack of Jacksonville market, and call for

put your fertilizers on top and scratch companies to promote the agricutural moisture, the Portulaca will give its $3.25 per barrel.

them in, but turn them under the sur- development of the country as the : largest flowers and brightest colors.It The continued rains of the past

face-not deeply, or you fall into a'vose I best means to secure their own success, : does not like clay or muck. Its month have induced an immense

evil-but lightly. i and we prefer to point out existing flowers only open in sunshine. growth of Bermuda, St. Augustine
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and crab grass in this section, and a I was the only occupation of the settlersof i ing up, many dwellings andstores clams, oysters, birds, and millions of

large crop of hay wi'l be stored. South Florida, crowding the In- are now built. Eight miles far- ducks in the winter season There are

'1 he Concord grapes are successfully dians into the Everglades and as far ther south is the village of Nocatee, an still some homestead lands though iso-

produced in Jefiersjn county by Mr. south as cattle would thrive well. Now Indian name for "what is it ?" This lated from transportation,the State selecting -

Simon what a change, cattle a few years since place bids fair to make quite a city, all of the United States' lands

I worth 818 head in the Cuban ''being near the ferry on Peace river under the Act of Congress granting all
Ex-G Reed has per
and also being surrounded by good and overflowed lands to the
bushels of figs from his trees thus far, market now dull at $10, and this low swamp
this price will continue until the stock are lands has: something to back it. Eight State (Act 1850), which was before

season. improved: and people learn that cattleare miles further south we reach Fort Og-- these lands were surveyed and a white
The farmers' and gardeners about den it has much is divided had been them it
sold by the pound and not by age, not improved man never on was
Pensacola are planting the LeConte and so with the razor-back hogs. The as to the town site and by two then Indian territory. The State

pear extensively.Mr. cholera came near killing them last branches as well as by feeling. The agents selected all the best lands

West, of Seville, Volusia county year, and what a glorious thing for depot istn a very beautiful spot now left in gallberry flats, selecting the

gathered fifty bushels of fine peaches the prosperity of South Florida if it run off in town lots and as soon as the lands in the lake region that were

which he sold at one dollar per had killed the last one of them, the lots are in the market Ogden will be- never overflowed since the old man

bushel. people could have substituted fine gin to build up. The lands near the Noah made his advent from the ark,

The frequent railroad and steamboat stock and realized something for their village are held at high rates, and no if then, and now these lands are in the

excursions to and from Jacksonville, trouble. lands selling except town lots. One hands of corporations and held at $25

and the numerous picnics, do not indi- Fort Meade is fifteen miles south of great mystery is, what is to support all to $50 per acre. This is an outrage,

cate much privation among the labor- Bartow, the railroad runs one and a these towns, every one eannot live ina and it has materially retarded the set-

ing classes. Everybody seems to be half miles to westward. The old set- town and be supported py the cli- tlement and development of this sec

happy. tlement mate and-the traveling public. Liv- tion. F. C. M. BOGG .
was a solid orange grove, and
Fort Ogden,Fla., July 2J,1886.
The N. Y. Tribune .says that the there being no plan to build a town, ing by raising cattle and hogs is a ..

steamers front the Southern ports bring the station is located in a pretty placein thing of the past, if the people do not Our-Agricultural-Colleges

from 60,000 to 70,000 watermelonseach with turn their attention to farming, raising
a deadening now grown up Because a college does not teach a
trip and receive five cents per willow, oak and pine sapKngs. Whid- fruit ., vegetables- tobacco, etc., some boy how to bold a plow and dig a post-

melon. Last season one company dens creek empties into the river just of these many towns will succumb. hole better than his father can, it

carried near 600,000, and received below the station. The lands are high The villages of Fort Ogden are one should not be condemned it is the
and a half m"from"' the fort of the
$28,000. and the river fine
pine on some ham- business of the farmer, rather than
A cargo of watermelons from Jacksonville mock and swamp lands. The most of same name, which is immediately the college, to teach these things. The

ior St. Augustine has been a the towns near Fort Meade haT P,'acQ' River on a high bluff with a allege is established to teach the students -
of four feet of water to Char-
frequent occurrence since the openingof Spanish or Indian names. PaynA'screek advanced: practical ideas, that,
lotte Harbor and is a beautiful place
the melon season. The farmers in empties in on the west eight miles as yet, have not become familiar to
the neighborhood of the Ancient City below Fort Meade. Here on both for a town. Three miles from Ogdenis the common farmer; so it becomes the

should supply the home demand, and I sides the lands are high pine, many Liverpool, founded by Squire Cioss, duty of the professors to teach the
he has fine chicken ferm warehouseand
will i l do so when they appreciate the new settlements extending for many a students the condition of the soil thatis
whari. The advent of the rail-
constantly increasing demand for vis- miles to the westward to Fort Green best adapted for the growth of the
itors to their attractive city. and Fort Wartruff. The town of road has put a quietus to the buildingof different crops rather than the partic-
a city to compete with its namesake i
is situated the
Stanley on west bankof
ular of the the
BARTOW TO PUNTA GORDA.A manner holding plow;
in the lands low and
England, are i e-
Peace river the railroad
; different elements and the different
Description of the Peace Dicer Coun quire artificial drainage..
two miles above at Zolfo Springs (sulphur properties of plant food in different
try. The railroad Shell Creek
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: springs in English). This placeis crosses near kinds of manures rather than the par-
A description of the country lately fast growing and is surrounded by the mouth at Headricks which has a ticular manner of loading it into the

opened up to settlement and trans- good lands and large settlements, it name but no town. Three miles fur- I cart; the nature of a tuber and the
ther south reach Cleveland whichis
portation by the Florida Southern bids fair to make quite a town. Bowlegs we best method of preparing it for plant-
situated the head of Peace River
railroad recently completed to Punta. creek, Lake Branch, and Little on ing rather than the particular methodof
The channel Charlotte Har-
Gorda, on Peace River Bay, and of Charley Apopka empty in above this Bay. to digging potatoes; the nature and
bor is crooked and and will
the various towns that are springingup railroad crossing on the west side of narrow I amount of animal food in an ear of

as if by magic along its line, ands the river. There are fine lands bor- require a large expenditure of moneyto corn rather than how to husk it. The

description of Peace river and its dering these streams; the lands are get good writer. Cleveland is improving first duty of the colleges is to teach

tributaries of this region, may be of cheaper off the railroads. The rail having a good hotel, a well the minds of the scholars; this may
supplied store, a saw mill and a real .I
interest to your many readers.A road runs down Peace river, ,crossing be followed by training their hands,
Three miles further and
few years since who would have Charley Apopka river, which has its estato especially in the performance of such
reach the terminus Punta Gorda.It .
believed that the train would have 1 source in the lake region; the lands we at work as they cannot be trained in at

been running down Peace river to adjacent to it are high pine, good for is twelve hundred yards from the home. Because our colleges are not
shore the channel. The lands
Charlotte Harbor? Bartow has grown farm products and oranges; there are to are just what we think they ought to be
low and with of
from a sparsely settled town of prob- many fine groves, and this country is :. poor growth palmetto we should not try to tear them down,

ably two stores, a postoffice, and tele- settling up rapidly. From Charley and pitch pine, with many sloughs and but we should exert ourselves to build

graph office, to a little city of several 'Apopka south the lands are high ponds,nothing inviting about the land them up and improve them until they
but the is beautiful.
thousand inhabitants with pine and on Peace river fine Bay
good : some become as near perfect as possible.We .
schools and churches, hotels, stores, hammock lands well adapted to growing The lands are high OH the margin of mast remember that perfection is

etc. From Bartow to Fort Meade, vegetables, though at times subjectto tie Bay, mostly scrub oak and hick- not found among the works of man.

along the route of the railroad, the overflow, and a stationary fence is ory, but they do not continue high It should also be remembered that

lands are high rolling pine and pro- required, one that will not wash away. back from the Bay. This whole placeIs agricultural colleges are new instittu-

duce good field crops and oranges, With energy and capital these lands rapidly building up, it is a pretty tions, therefore they open a new fieldto

also vegetables. It was once said of can be made to yield fine returns, place and desirable for a winter home. explore.

I the South that cotton wad king; with being accessible to both river and rail- All the tropical fruits grow and are .

I equal truth it might have been said i. road transportation. Arcadia is situ- seldom injured by cold, they were THE FISHERMEN in Labrador are

, of Florida that cattle was king, and ated between the railroad and damaged mora last year than in seventeen at the point of starvation, and the

in fact for many yean cattle rearing{ Peace river, and ia rapidly build- years before. Plenty of fish, Esquimaux are in the same condition

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.----. .+.,..'.. ..,..... Strawberry Plants, (for sale by I, Snu Bamains in Boa! Estato. -

.. .. ; a.: ... 'iagtnam -o-a r...TOOSSOOO'g w d JOHN H. ,JACK i >> i i

Sk a8otaaAa00m. Mandarin, Fla.

",r.. i OS '.SI- .PltOn -c: To exchange Wanted.LeConto Pear Trees FEVER and AGUE $500 Tampa.will buy Easy a tine terms.residence lot at.

N) [n'BPQ1mI I I:.;;;;nzxci :3QD: for Strawberry Plants. None but best

:,>- 7 atq m I' w.oe varieties desired. God references Or CHILLS and FEVER, $5000 land will buy adjoining' 2" acres the high new town rolling of

...:.:,S J SO= !.. .4cllolaA.nroads( I 6 given and required.B. AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES. Pemberton Florida Southern, junction Railroads of South and Florida the VVlthla-and
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a W. PAIITKIDOK;, coochee River
o- 3a The proprietor of this celebrated medicine
C r;: ; uollaaijjl > Mnnlicello)) Florida.: I
r; claims for it all
; :: justly a superiority over remedies
0 i I on will buy a residence lot'in Oriole. a
O' 'xa s? LW: ni ---- ever offered to the public for the SAFE I $ I UU Railroad
$ __ a Turnip Seed-Cabbage Seed I i new town on S. F. R.R., in
2_ c cure i county. Easy : concessions
Mw.,.J .. _: soo Now is the timo to put in Turnips: of Ague and Fever,or Chills and Fever,whether i to those who will build. Place rapidly Im-
sqipajpunq ... ._ .., 11
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-.:.= :)14 PUB saqoui ai ..O... "': -: > and Cabbage.: Two In'wdml) I pounds I of short or long standing. He refers to the proving. "
U'BJUI1U JUgI[ --I. .! entire Western and Southern country to bear
]I received. I have the stockin
a) just largest
> will buy a handsome lot i iu Parkers-
him testimony to the truth of the assertion $1 00
X ---- ----- .; the State-fresh and burg. lariCln county,facing on Coop
SAO 21c. pure that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if er Park. Send for colored map. Property of-

.. 'T a; I. 1 UTJ31\ 00 .-701-Ar l 000 rf. 20 'Vt>st. Jacksonville Fla out. In a great many cases a single dose has
8 = -Q) rn Bay M. I
em e"I, CJ ---. ... I been sufficient for a cure, and whole families $ ICO will buy a large; building lot in
.. 2... mnltIJUU\ oooco.. .. I 1.r: _::S ; I I co....,".",.., =...=. ; For hale. I have been cured by a single bottle,with a per- county, a tlour-
-f.E.: I --- Q .Qj.. ..,. fect restoration of the general health. It is, suing place.
'O.o I Mobile\ or Improved Noonan Strn'
._. /III UlIX\JJ"; I T"oor.oooo o I however,prudent,and in every case more cer-
.- ..1 1". an x04wTxopa:> berry Plants for) suIt Price, $3.00 j, tain to cure,if its use is continued in smaller $5000 will Windsor.buy 100 Easy acres land terms.adjoining
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L. -'. 1 f ., l_;:o- per 1000. Larger quantities on up- i doses for a week or two after the disease has $rfM) -ash required; balance on long time to
03 ; 3 "T6b 8 :: been checkedmore in difficult and ,
atanuuKt: m
. 8S : Delivered the what I especially uit" purchaser.!
*2 3io .(lltt(1 U'H"I,'.l s;...M--iV.r1.4:'"t .ToM ,..> .s., plication. at or long-standing. Usually this medicine
.j 1 .,;. :::_Q; niilivnd: station. I have raised strawberries will not require any aid to keep the bowels in $250 will buy a well located lot of 10

-.J .. ,. .- -_:.. ..:--:..- :..' -.:. ; QOCL off"' f for t the past) six years,and tried good quireacatharticmedicine.afterhavingtakenthree order. Should the patient, however,re- dry ; originally acres at selected Oriole;for land orange all high culture.and

; : : : : i iCO than varieties and find terms of credit only$25! cash required
..o..."..., . :. ,: .: .gj.,..",t cd =: more twenty Ii or four doses of the Tonic,a single dose and ong an equal amount per annum plus the In-
:.-... ,c 1-:.. ;ce(1) ; ;aj D w-N'I this the best. i). B. MILL[ **, of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILLS ere..t on deferred payments. The easiest
,., 10: :.
f-" a.1:. :Y.Awol: QQJ'X I 11't t'laka Ma. will be sufficient. Use no other. terms offered on high dry lands in Florida.
:; < >' CI: ce Q)'t .:: : i Enquire for particulars.
: 'cd ..._.... a w rtm bCf"Os. -
... : c.o"0) )' :: ... z Bind Your Papers.We $4 5 0 will buy a tine 10-acre) lot close by
!".' Mrt.:;t..r:. '" have a number of excellent files TONIC SYRUP, station Candler, Marion county.
Very prosperous place; good lands.
for sale with the name "FLORIDA DIS- BULL'S SARSAPARILLA,
will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can-
''' PATCH" embossed thereon, affording a BULL'S WORM DESTROYER, $2 2 5 dler, close by the station.

,a.: ]JVEari\ : ets. beautiful covering for paper, only $1 The Popular Remedies of the Day. $400 will buy -W-acre tract of high roll-
: each. h.g pine land lying a little on"from
the -S. S.,O. & G.R. It. In Marion county. Sat-
-.-- --- Principal Office, 831 Main St., LOUISVILLE,KY.
,I. Fruit and Vegetable Market Strawberry Plants for Sale. isfactory buyers. .

FLORIDA! DISPATCH LINE i Wilson's Albany plants for deliveryin CECIL H. PLUMMER $520 wlll whole buy block a of beautifully lots in Parkersburg.located

261 BROADWAY NEW YORK July 30, 1886. }/ the fall. BURY & ANDERSON, Money in it for the right man. Over 300 lots

". QUOTATIONS.Ga. now sold.
Mandarin Fla.
Watermelons. selected, per 100 16 00@20 00 $ 150 will buy 10 acres good orange land
"fair, 12 0014 00 Branch--- Blonticello Fla. adjoining Parkersburg.
Rocky Nursery, ,
.. II poor, 800@1000 VETERINARY SURGEON $2500 will buy 80 acres high rolling
fe.'C. U 1200@2000)() Parties intending to purchase Le- I land adjoining Floral City, in
LeConte Pears....,. ... ..per crate 12@ ISO Hernando county. Money In It for subdivision
tartlet Pears. ... .. ... .. per box 175@ 250 Conte Pear trees will do well to place Student of,' the Royal Veterinary College of into lots. Terms to suit.

J. D. HA8HAGEN, orders with me before the season to : ondon.
will buy 80 acres good high rolling
Eastern Agent. plant opens. I have a choice stock of Will answer all communications through let- $800 pine land north of Couper on F.S.Wy .
in Hernando county. Goodneigbbor-;
one, two and three-year-old trees, and ters and telegrams. hood.

.tfblisl1fr#s iepartlne'l'ItATES will not be undersold. Correspondence : $600 will buy Front land at Oriole

wit h solicited. with Lake
nurserymen Office In OrlandoFla., at will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
OF ADVKHTISING. B. W. PARTRIDGE, Reed &; Foster's Stables. $1 000 southwest of Oriole, close:by Im-
Proprietor. provements; commanding building site; tine
On application. land.
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'Vubtfriptlon'$2.00 per annum.In advance.In "Peck's Monticello Farmer and FAIRVIEW NURSERIES, $ 1200 dry will,adjoining buy 40 acres town land plat, high Oriole.and

i clubs of six or more, $1.50 each. Grape Grower," published at Char- A building fortune lots.for some one by subdividing Into

. To Subscribers. lottesville, Va., should be in the handsof O. R. THAT IIER, will buy 40 acres of land adjoining

Bee printed slip on your paper (or wrapper) all grape and fruit growers. Send) $600 preceding.

Dote dale of the expiration of your subscription $1 to JOSEPH A. PECK, Box 11, Manager, $ i IJJ O Kn the will Company's buy 80 acres lands land at adjoining emberton -

apd If In arrears please remit. Charlnttsville, Va., and procure this San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.. which they have laid out in' building lots.

"- Special to New Subscriber valuable journal for one Circu- River front. A bargain.
will buy 120 acres tine land be-
New subscribers! to the DISPATCH, will receive lation 5,784. $2500 tween Dade City and -Tucker-

on application a colored map of Florida .. town In Hernando ,
--+a -- The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon county.
free I Scale eighteen mile*to the Inch. Wives! Mothers Daughters! and other Citrus Fruits. $400 will buy 40 acres splendid high

land, two miles from Brooksville..
SPECIAL CLUB RA7ES. Be your own physician A lady Choice varieties of the Fig, ol recent Intro- 800 win* buy a young orange grove,265

We club THE DISPATCH with any paperor who( for years suffered torments worse duction. $ trees, some beginning bear;
periodical published in the United Statesor In fine condition flue
grove ; Clay county,
both the Red and Yel-
than death from Uterine Troubles The Cattley Guava,
Great art, ahi. Prices on application. low. neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley

Remittances should be sent by Check Prolapsus, Leucorrhoea, Suppressions, I Lake. ,
Yoney'Order.-'Pestal Note or Registered Letter The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto to etc., so common among our wives, the soil and climate of Florida. *PlwV J in Hernando county; place/<< has
'C. W.'DaCOSTA, Publisher, mothers and daughters, and had despaired several hundred dollars worth of improvements -
The Japan Plum, varieties of the Mulberry, on it, Including house; Railroad survey
i1r R4nrvtr.Tr. P'T.A. of being cured, finally found Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. runs through place.

.,' remedies which completely cured her, CfcKnnn will buy 810 acres finely Will
jUS-Cfttalogu free on application. JpOUUU land in Hernando county. .
after all else had failed, Any lady sell all or part.HOMES.
See 'advertisement of Dunsmore'sBusiness
REF'ERESC&'i-CroRby&Gowen,San Mateo;
can use the remedies and cure herself, lIon.V.. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, .

College, Htannton, Virginia. without being subjected to a medical Palatka.. .
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examination. From gratitude she will O LONG LOANS. IN FLORIDA !
Strawberry' send FREE Recipes Treatise and full To stand M long as inttrmit i< kept :
See Mr. Kingsbury's advertisement; I O Personal teenHty only Interest.
directions waled. Address MRS. W. I I 4 Send t ceou lor particular Loan forma Oriole, Hernando County..
eta Name thus T.S. Gardner,
I I paper.
in a othercolUl n. His plants are genuine C. HOLMES, 65.S Broadway, New York.I Manager, ,Palace Building Cincinnati,O* Send stamp for colored Map of Oriole and

pure. stock, and he offers them at I --- - -- information how to get a home in Florida,
I I INCORPORATED BY STATE LEGISLATURE. clone by Railroad !in active operation. Hplen-
i low prices. did orange lands. Large number of .new
t-e-4 Fancy P Poultry. I Granted Power to Confer a Degree.DUNSMORE'S. groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
coming in from all over the Union. Attract
The steamer Mascotte and the Plant
pwrnlB tive plan ofpurchase; but little cash required.

Railway System have been awardedthe W. W. FENDBICK, Bargains offered.

Successor to Albert Fries, I W. B. CLARKSON, .
contract for the mails to Havana, .rt
20 varieties of Purebred "Fowls.
which.will abridge.the time from New Keeps Yards: hell Road, near Moncriof Spring. practice STAUNTON how to.keep Y.A.books Teaching! and do Its business.pupils! by Locate actual i Office: 72J W. Bay St., up stairs,; :

Eggs for Hatching, $2 per dozen.P. in a city noted for HKAI.TH. SCHOOLS. CHURCHES AXE, Jacksonville
York some' days. O. Box 381. Jacksonville Fla.I IIOCIUT. Address. (1. DUXSMOUE,President. .,,

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*5Ss-S3 FOR

,;' g a a : '' c'Vairico:; Nurseries, 5r o Palatka and AM LamlinRs


, Catalogue Free. Eoo UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER

t" Ft:? All Trains of this Road Run
are by Central ((90th)
W. G. TOTJSEY i! Meridian Time, which is 33 Minutes SllIw> r ,

Seffher, Htllsborough Co., Fla. than Jacksonville t--;; Time. Key West, Havana and New Orleans.


Passenger Trains will leave and arrive daily, DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURESSteamers
as follows:


Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.......... 7:3t: am ,
, Leave Callahan daily at_........ 8:18 a m
. Arrive at Waycross daily at.......... ..10:15 a m -
Arrive Brunswick via B.V.. R. R... 1:50 p m H. B. PLANT, of the People
Arrive at Thomasville daily at.. 1:37 p In Line, and CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, of the
From i to li inches in Diameter Arrive at Bainbridge daily at............ :tfi5: p m De Bary-Baya :Merchants' Line, will run at
Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at...... 4:04 p m follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R. U iulo p m Wharf at foot of Laura street:
Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R. R-..... 2.-SO: a m Leave Savannah, Florida and Western -
Arrive atNew Orleans viaL.&N. R.R V:2U a ni Railway wharf Jacksonville,
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson arrival of I'aria Mall train..
:;. ..1; R.oc1: ::I3oTtOrn: :Price, ville and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and Leave dally Jacksonville.,on ............................. 3:00 p m

Mobile. eave Green Cove Spring.................... 5:10 p m
FAST MAIL. Leave Tocoi........................................ 6:15pm
Leave Jacksonville dally at................ _::W p m Leave Palatka....................................... 8:40 pm
". '' "'\':.' Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..........12:00 m Leave Welaka...................................._10:50 p m
*! ,':: For Planting During Rainy Season of Summer. : Leave Callahan daily at._. %:-15 pm Leave Astor............... ........................_ 2:00am
I Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:30: am Leave DeLand Landing.................._ 4:15am
Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:40 p m Leave Blue Springs ..........._............_ 5:00 a m
". ". (1'' 'f Arrive at Waycross daily 4:40 p M Arrive Sanford, South Florida" Rail-
Arrive at Jesup daily .- (Cl.;: >p m road wharf...... ................................... 7:00( a m
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. fe O... r:35: p m Arrive Sanford, City wharf....._......... 7:10 a m
:Si1 f ? .A..JST-V-Jr.J:: : :.. de Fl..E1I: : > Arrive at Savannah daily 7:58 p m Arrive Knterprise;; ............ ..... .............. 8:10 a ni
,. : Arrive at Charleston daily at.. 1:25' a m Leave Enterprise................................. *30 a In
a Arrive at Washington, D.C.: ,daily at 11:00 p in RETURNING,
Arrive Balti .12:35 a m
Arrive Philadelphia... 3i5 a m leave Sanford,City wharf................_ 5:50 p m
Drayton Island, Florida. Arrive at New \ork daily at.........._.. 650 a to j Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p m
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville Leave Blue Springs.............................. $:50 p m
and New York. Leave DeLand Landing...................... 9:2p m
Leave l Astor.........................................11:5 p m
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. Leave) Welaka.........................:............. 2:15am
.";, : Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30: p m Leave Palatka................. ............_...... 4:30: a inLeave
LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES Arrive Jacksonville daily at...........11:30 a m Tocoi....................... ................. 6:30am
Leave Callahan daily at.....................? 5:14 p m Leave Green Cove Spring................... 7:15 a ra
NEW CATALOGUE Arrive at Callahan..............................10:46 n. In Arrive Jacksonville................... ........ 9t'>nm
NOW READY, Leave Waycross....................._ 7:30pm: Connecting at Tocoi with St. Johns Rail
With descriptions of Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 8:2i am road, at Palatka with Florida Southern
I Leave Gainesville daily at.................. 3:50 p m Hallway at Astor with St. John's and
'ltOI.'J CAL AND b]MI-.rltI'IIAL.. Leave at Lake City....... ......... ........... 3:15 p m Lake Eustis; Railway at DeLand: Landing
Fruit Trees Plants Leave Live Oak daily at.................... 7:10 p m with DeLund and St. Johns; Railroad at Enterprise
Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc. etc. ..........._.. ;
Leave Thomasville daily at. 11:15 p m with A. C., St. J. & I. It. Railroad for
Together with full descriptions of all the Arrive at Albany daily at................ .. 1:30 a ic Tltusvllle; at Sanford with steamers for In-
Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 8:00( a m dian River, and with trains of the South
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. It.......... 2:10 pm Florida Railroad for at with
OF ;
Arrive New Orleans \ia L. &: N. R.R. 7:30 p m the steamer Margaret of the People s Line
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:10 a m
Price List. Send for Catalogue toss for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River;
Arrive Louisville via L. &: N. R. R..... 2:2-3 a m also connecting with steamships Mascotte,
''VJ WI. : 3AWKINS: :: :Arrive Cincinnati via f. & N. R. R-. 6:35: a m for Key West and Havana Monday and
SON, JXops., Arrive St. Lo sis......................... .. 7:40 a m I Thursday, arriving at Key every West Tuesday and
LAJC.E GJEOItGE_ FLOltIl.>_A.. Jan 1 '85 Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville } and St. Louis, via Thomasville, Albany, urday.
Montgomery and Nashville.JACKSONVILLE .
NURSERIES. Returning steamship leaves H-ivana on
EXPRESS. Wednesday and Saturday Key West Wednesday -
Leave Jacksonville............................. 9:89 p m and at Thurs
Saturday arriving Tampa
---0 Arrive Jacksonville..........................._ 8:05am day and Sunday.A ,
ORANGE AND Leave Callahan...........-.......................10:20: p m
LEMON TREES Arrive Waycross..................................12:35 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. It.......... 9:40 a m daily, at 6 p. ra. Returning, leaves t Hbnford
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE 1>PEARS&: GRAPES, and a general line Arrive Atlanta via Central R. IL....... Ijflo, p m daily,at 9 a. m.
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, Arrive J esup......................................... 2:15 a in For further particulars, inquire oi *
SON, sTAKIES- Georgetown Fls Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. fe: G.... 6:00 a m JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
May 1ft'Ra tf Arrive Macon via E. T. V. &: G. R. R. 8.:d O a m Office, Way cross Steamboat Wharf.Jacksonville .
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &; G.R.R.12.-D5{' m (t'
Arrive Cincinnati' via C. M. R. R........ 6:50 a m W. M. DAVIDSON: a.
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FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir General Traffic Agent,Astor Building.!
Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between C. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through Savannah
TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and U.S. HA.INKS. (}pn'l Manager. ,
Chattanooga, .via Albany; and Jacksonvilleand '''''1tI"h. 'Jo.OI .

:TJ:1.e: : C> : Cincinnati, via Jesup.SAVANNAIIEXPRF3.. .
ran.ge an.c1.: :Lemoxi. ----- --- ---- -- - -- --

Leave Jacksonville............................. 9:30 p m PIANOS&OAGA' S
in variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen=ro ami Honey Peaches, LeConte and Arrive Jacksonville......._. .................. 8:{>)i a m
Keiffer Pears Plums Leave Callahan ..............................IO:: J p m ,_ alt makes direct to c
Japan Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. Arrive Callahan.................................. 7:05 a m mers from beadqaarteis, at
Leave Gainesville at........................... :3:54 p m wholesale prices. All goods
OA.TWLOGUJ3 PltBE. Arrive Gainesville ............................. 9:33: a In a'antee4l. Ko money Mked
Leave Lake City................................... :3:1.5 I p m till instruments are received
Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries Arrive Lake City................................l+m' u m and fully tested. Write O
,1 on Drayton Leave Live Oak at. ......................... 7:10 p m before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents may
Island; St Johns River. Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 6:1.: a, m save you from 850.OO to 810O.OO. Address
Arrive Thomasville............................ 7:50 a m JESSE: FRENCH, Nashville Tenrn
A. H. MANVILLE & Arrive Albany....................................11:50 a m WtoUtato Distributing Dcp'tfor the South.
CO., Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:23; p In
Arrive Nashville via L. &: N. R. R..... 7:10 a ra
aug24-ly_ littkelauil, Polk County, Fla. Arrive Louisville via L. & N. It. R. lh2:>p m
-- --- --- '--- ----- -- Arrive Cincinnati via L. A N. R. It... (.t*J5 p ra )
Arrive St. Louis via L. & N. R. R...... :LI., p In f.
I. Arrive Waycross................... ............1235 a ra
ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY Arrive Brunswick via B. & W. R. R... 7:40 a m

Arrive Jesup......................................_ 3:13 a m A FRIEND: IX NEED.Dr. .
CHARLESTON Arrive Savannah................................ 6:15 a m
S. C. Arrive Charleston.........._......_........12:55 p m SS''''ect'NINFALLIBLE
Soluble Guano Arrive Washington_..........._........_....10:3'am:
I Asliely a complete high grade Fertilizer. Arrive New York..........._..............._.. 5:30: p In I I LINIMBN T.

:Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops, Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonvilleand Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Htephen
and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables. Tampa. Sweet,of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set-
Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville : Has used than ,00
ter. been for more years,
Ashley Awn Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer tor orange trees, bananas, etc and Washington. and is the bent known remedy for Hheuraatlsm -

QAsuley' Devolved Bones. Ashley Aeid Phosphate. Through Tickets sold to all points by nun ,Neuralgia: ,Sprains, Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
and Steamship connections, and baggage wounds and all external Injuries.
Pure Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnit checked tkrough. Also Sleeping Car berths SOLD 1JY ALL, UHUGGIHTS-TJtY IT.
:Murlate, Potash,Cotton Seed Meal, etc and sections scoured at the Company's Office
in Astor's Building Bay street,and at Pas- ------ --'- --- --- --- -----
For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers and good articles on Peas, Kfeinlt : senger Station, and on board People's LintI
.Floats address j Hteamers II.B. Plant and Chattahoochee and
t ,etc, I De Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson nhulT DRYERSI

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I General Pass.rngerAgent. TilK ZinMEKUAX. QUICKEST AND BEST.
.,.. '.l ;'I,..='MJ Charlesto n, S.C., 1 B. G. FLEMING, Superintendent. ZIMMERMAN MF'G CO.. BURLINGTON IOWA.

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President. Cashier. SEEDS, ETC. :
Royal Palm Nurseries, I

CAPITAL $:>0OOO. Agent for Sale of Lots In _, = =. In ddltlon to a full line of general nursery ,
;: ;* stock adapted to the climate ol Florida,we '
Kissimmee City West Kissimmee and iflii are constantly receiving seeds! and plants
;. Transacts a general Banking business. from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld I
many of whIch are Introduced for the 1
+. 4 first time into the United States.
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit Rosalie, We can only mention a few of the rare

cashed. plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of ,

[:Has correspondents In all the chief townsof Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose- \
Florida, also Seaboard National Bank tnd Also for Lands owned by __--___ Apples,Star-Apples.Suger-ApplesCherimoyas, !
Messrs. C. Al. Whitney &Co., New York. _------- Sour.Sops, Horse-Radish Trees, "Spanish ,
In Great Britain: The Bank of IrelaitL SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD CO., T" Limes,' Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries,
Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of Brit.fib Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Apples \
North America and Melville, Evans & CO., KISSlMMEE LAND CO., E' T I I Grenadillas, Banhinias, Acacias, Albizzias I

London. and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas,
1 FLORIDA LAND & IMPROVEMENT CO., 1 t j I !; Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons, Plumerias, Palmsin
{Y 11A1JITS cured jaIA. ( variety), Caesalpinias and Poincianas, many I
OPIUMantWIlIS'i 'thou: sent pain Free.Book : .&G.C.C.&OKEECHOBEE LAND CO. & ; ''y a kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare :
,,,,,, ,._ ,M.D.,.A.t1&ntaEla. Indian greenhouse Pines plants and; Antigonons forest trees, Bamboos; Pandamus, East \,

V. I uchii Musa Ensete ; Cyphomandra betacea '
Correspondence Solicited. (the; "Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon
Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses

.'. Special palna taken to select and suit views of buyers, either for settlement or Investment and all sorts of shrubbery in variety.Red .
.. Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands, Cane and Rice Lands, Stock Pasturage Lands. Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready,
1 These Lands include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lemons ?l.tHJ per hundred, Slo.Ou per thousand.
,Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane,early vegetables, etc.. and are chiefly in the Counties New catalogue ready in October.
of St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough, Polk, Manateefand; Address
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located on them during the;past Box 10, Manatee,Fla.
six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices. __ ._ ,
The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,

, , .; ; Sugar Address Cane,all etc.correspondence,and vcTilliam are generally about accessible the above by lands steam C to navigation.]22X12. IMPROVED

KI88IMMEE CITY, FLORIDA Wilson( Strata erg Plants
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No.1 Farm 59 Every Buggy sold by the middle FOR SALE.
$23 Platform Wagon, $rj5
Harness, \ man has several dollars added .
= tot be First Price. We have no -
Type for Sale. twelve
1 have dealith the
V e shJp anywhere, with yearsd w Price $2.50 per [1OOO,
800 pounds Long Primer, the type the Dispatch a, lege of examining before t '
Ing. We pay freight
Is printing from, is ottered for sale both ways if not satisfactory. .
Warranteverythingforyears.! Delivered; to the wharf.C. .
cheap. Address t < t One price only. Platform Spring .
karmWagons 84 O. P. WINTON
c. w. DACOHTA.SJOQUGl&WUuW I In Top Buggies at 890, fine as usually sold tor$125. Our Harnessare ,
all No. 1 Oak Leather. Single 810 to SJ25 64-page East
Illustrated Catalogue free. Address Mandarin
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G I ne A Remedy,... Stomach for all Diseases and Ilowels.of the Liver Kid. OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA.
b 0 h d W t positive
ra rc ar a er cure Constipation.fur Dyspepsia, Nick JleaducbeJtz -
; 7TT T TeT. T" T" j" pa"oniJose.onatotwoteaspoonfuls.
(I Genuine Crab Orchard Salts in sealed CO./PropVs.at 10 and *:, sold in bulk. Pot Grown Scmi-Tropicul Fruit
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IRON FINO Strawberry Plants. ..-''SEDGWICID....- No Loss in Transplanting.

00 Xewnan's Prolific .. . .per 1000 $\50 Catalogue and Price List Free, on application -
Charleston Seedling, or Noisettes, 35') i STEEL WIRE FENCEII11I to the Manager. Address
.I.'- Send for prices In lots of 500 or over,1 ss than 500,per 100 .50
and Illustrated Catalogue of A. E. CHAMPLIN
Special rates for lots of lu.OOO or over. ,
CINCINNATI ((0.) CORRUGATING CO. A few thousandPOTTED Oakland Fla.
nov29-ly Orange Co.,
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IS THE Il per hundred. Nnrsorios of Lake Woir o Go.

Orders accompanied with cash promptly
Unrivaled Ferrtilizer for Orange Trees.
filled with well
strong healthy plants, packed.
(100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our .
. Special to Uruiige Grower: Plants Nov nelld} .

The price of Calcined Humus is&0 per ton Address, trees are very thrifty, three and four
delivered at your nearest depot; but to meet J. W. VOSE, year old stock,%to IK Inch diameter,with
the emergency of the present season' vent III the best general pOl'pOewlre fence in use. It one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible
P. O. Box 116 Jacksonville Fl .
1st ocrong net-work) without barbs. Don't
LiUKKALTKiiMswill be cheerfully given. Cor to Florida Southern Railroad. Bend for
respondence respectfully solicited. Or, WM. H. KINGSBURY, Injure stock. It will turn dogs, pips, sheep and Catalogues. AddressE.
poultry as well as horses and cattle. The best
Address W. W. HICKS, Taylor's European HouseJacksonvllle.Fla. fence for Farms,Gardens, Stock Ranges and Rail B. FOSTER, Manager
Fort Mason, Fla.} roads. Very neat,pretty styles for Lawns Farts dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla.
School-lots and Cemeteries. Covered
with rustproof
Shell Pond Nurseries. paint. or made of galvanized wire as pre
ferred. It will last r life-time. It is better than Wesleyan Female Institute.
A.N.DOBBINS& BRO.Gun boards or barbed wire in every respect. The
Pien Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, Jackson Prolific Sedawick Gates made of wrought-Iron! pipe and STAUNTON, VIRGINIA. '
steel wire,defy all competition In lightness, neat-
(September), and My Favorite (October) ness strength$ and durability. We make the best. '
Peaches, Pears, Figs,Japan Persimmons, Japan cheapest and easiest working al]-Iron automatic .
or self-opeuiue gate and the neatest cheap
Plums, eta iron fences now made* The best Wire
Send for Circular. Stretchers,Cutinjr Pliers and Post A Dcen.
e a( JAS P. DEPASS. For prices and particulars ask Hardware Dealers,
or address,mentioning
Archer, Fla.HIRES'
SEDCW2OK BUOS., Richmond, End.i .

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packages 25 cts. Makes 4 gallonsof
a delicious, sparkling and wholesome bev- Sherwood Female SemInary
Sold all sent mail
erage. by druggists, or by
on receipt of 25 cents. C. E. HIRES i I STAUNTON VA.
48 N. Delaware Ave.,Philadelphia, Pa* ''A first-clisa Female School Location
Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters Captivates by beauty and elegance of
building and grounds Every adrantage -
L : "\Veeka. The for thorough education in all department Opens September 22d,1286. One of the FIBST>

44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hot I I. SAKNpL POLICE GAZETTE J.9.L.Send MASSEY.for Catalogue Principal.to SCHOOL FOB YOUNG LADIES IN TUB UNION.
be mailed,securely wrapped to any address In the All Departments thorough. Buildings ele-
United States for Three Monthson t gant. >Steam: heat. Gas light. Situation
receipt of Ono Dollar. Lib beautiful. Climate splendid. Pupils from
I. eral discount allowed to Postmasters Agents and Best equipped school in the South. nineteen States. All Important advantages
GunsmIthing done In all Its branches. Clubs.The POLICE MAl CTGAZETTE: Corps of experienced teachers. Full in one greatly reduced charge. Board, WashIng -
of New York is the .C U OXLY lepltlmate cabinets of minerals. Philosophical Lights, English, Latin, French,German,
*': IRON SAFE WORK Illustrated Sporting and Sensational and Chemical apparatus. Location' :Music,for Scholastic:; year to
,H Journal published on the American i unsurpassed for beauty and healthfa'ness L June, 8260. No Extras. For catalogue writeto
,Va Special rates on Stencil Cutting,by mall. continent. Apply for terms to FREE 1 WM.: IL. KABLE.Catalogue A.on Sf application., Principal, ; REV. Vm.* A.Harris,D. D.,Presides,

oct Sat Richard K. Fox Franklin Square, New York. STAUNTON. yA. r Staunton,Virginia.


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Tariff to Western Cities from JacksonviMe\ Callahan, Gainesville and Live Oak,

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TO Per Car TO Per Car TO Per Car I TO Per Car TO Per Carload
Box, load Box, Boa load' Box lord Box. Load
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Augusta Ga....._......._ 30 $60 00 Cedar Rapids, Ia.......... ...... ......... Fort Scott, Kan............ 90 140 00 Logansport, Ind............ ...... I......... Portsmouth, Ohio........ ... ....._.
Atlanta, Ga......_.......... 3' 70 00 Champaign Ill............. ... ......... Oalllon, Ohio................ ... .......,. Lincoln, Neb.. ......,....... 91 ;156 41)) Peoria IlL..?................ 6.) 116 00
Atchison, Kan.............. .....?.. Dalton, Oa.............. ...... .10 8000 :OaIUpolls, Ohio............ ... ......... Macon, Ga..........?........ 25 '; 50 001 Plttsburg Pa................. 66 12600Admin.
Mich............... ...... I,......... Dayton, O. ... ............... ... .....?.. 'Grand Rapids, Mich... I I......... llohlle, Ala................... 40 80 Quincy Ill.................?.. ...... .........
Ann Harbor Mich...... ._ ........': I,Delaware, Ohio............ ... .........1 l Henderson, Ky'............ 5,1) ;100 00' Montenmery. Ala....... ::1.5 I 7000 Home, na..1) 40 80 00
............... ... I.........! Detlanee. Ohio............... ?. ........ llickman, Ky................ 5,1) 100 00 Mansfield, Ohto.....,..... ... ......... hock ...... .........
AnnistonAla?..._.. ... 40 $001.) Detroitl ................. 70 l tQ 00, Indianapolis, Ind......... 60( 11000 Mas'lIlon! Ohio........... ... ''......... Rochester, N. Y............ 6R} 1300&
Birmingham, Ala._ ..... 40 8000) 1 DiIltch.................. : .........i Jeffersonville, Ind..... 58 10800 l\1t. Vernon, Ohio......... ... ..... Sandusky. Ohio..........? ro II600
Bloomington _....... ... .........1 IDavenport, ............... ...,,, I Jackeonvllle, Ill.......... ... .....?.. Memphis, Tenu...?..?. 45) 1 1,90 00 Sioux City, Iowa........... ... .........
Burlington Ia............... ...... ......... : Iubuque, Iowa............ ... 1..1 I Joliet, Ill.....................?. ... ....._. I.IIIvankee1s_.....?? 70 1120 00 Springfield, IlL............. ...... .........
Belleville. llit....._......... ... ......... Des Moines, Iowa......... .... ........ Jefferson CIty, Mo........ ...... ......... Iattlson I Ind................ ... ,......... St. Joseph \10............... ...... .........
Buffalo, N. Y................. 6fj 126 00 Denver, Col................... 1 00,. Knoxville Tenn .,....... 45 90 00 Minneapolis, l\lInn._... ...... 'L........' St. Louis, Mo... .....?...... 6.5 116 00BaCity
)(lch.?............ ...... ........... Dixon, Ill......?.............. ...1......... 'Kenton, Ohio............... .? fadlooll.'I! ................. ...... ........ Saginaw. :\11"h........... .. ... .....-.
Bristol -J-cnn......_....._ .? ......... IJl l S.rla. Ohio.................. .....1 Kalamazoo, Mlch_...... 70 120.00 Montreal, Canada.: ...... ...... .........1' S p ringFleld, Ohio........... ... .........
Cleveland 0........... ...... 70 I'll 00 Evansville, Ind........... 56X 106 00 Kansas City, 1\10........... ...... ......... Nashvtne,Tenn............ 45 90 fill Ht.laul.l\lInn...........?.. ...... ....._.
Cincinnati. Ohio......... 5.j 101)) 00 East Saginaw. Mlch..._. ... ......... Lanslng',1\lIl'h............... ...... ......... New OrleanK................. 45 90 fX Toledo 0. .................. 70 120 00
Cairo, Ill. .................... fin 110 00 ast 5t. Louis, Ill......... 65 116 00 LaCrosse, 'Vis............... ...... ......... Newark, Ohio.............. ... ......... Terre haute, Ind ...?._ 00 IJO 00
Columbus, Ky.............. }55 100 00 I.Emporia, Kan............... I ((15); 16' 00 Lima, Ohio............. ...... ... ...?.... Omaha, Neb................. ..?.. ......... Toronto, ( an.........?...... ...... .........
t Columbus. Ohio?......... ... ......... Erie, Pa...................._...... 66 12600 Lafayette. Ind......_...... ... .......? Otta\3-, Can..... ............ ... ......... Topeka, I-\an................. 9.5 IJ800r
001 u m bus. Oa ............. 35 70 ((10 I <'. Wayne, Intl.,.......1 ... .....?.. Lancaster, Oh 10...........r ... ?r...... Oil City Pa.. ................. G iG .126 00. Urbana, Oh 10................ .....-
Council Bluffs, 10........ ... ......... I ; Ohio ............. ...... ......... J.eavenwortn, Kan .?... ...... ...... Pekin IJL ...................... ... ......... 'Vheeling, 'V.Va.........?. 00 126; 00
I Chicago, 111._........?..... tit lit 00 Fremont! Ohlo..1 I ..... Louisville Ky ........_ 55 100 00 ''Pnna. ilL....................... ... .?....... .'\'innipeg, Man............ ..... ._._

Chattanooga Teun... 40 80 (II.O) (Fort ) 1 I 18 1701N)1( Little Rock, Ark?........_. 5.1) 120 00 J9':1a> : Ohio._ ...._..........-. ... I...._._ __ _____ __ _____I
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Jacksonville Callahan. and Live Oak.,..........................................................._ 20 40 25 50 : 30 8i( an f 60 SO 60' 21 5&5& . .0 . .. ....
Galnesvlile, kew Bmnford............_.................................. ....._........................... 30 60 35 70 ';: 40 SO 40 SO 40 SOr, ; 75 I . . .. .. .....
Landings on 8t. Johns river...................................................?............................... 00 60 35 70 I 40 SO '40 80 401 SOl 37 75 . . .... .. ... .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and lncluding Ocala ....................................._. 35 7040 80 'I 45 90 --.:'45! 90) 9095, 42 8.1) I . u.. .. .. -.. .. .....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala.n: 75 42 85' 1I 47 95 471 95' 41 '): -It 00 . . ... .. -... _. .....

Stations on Fla. So. Ry., St. J. & L. E. Division...................._.........................._. 37 75 42 851 : 41 95 r49 95 1 47 9.51 47 95 I . .. ... .. .... -. .....

Landings on Lake Santa Fe......._........................................................................... ......!' : .1 i .. I . .. :'. .. .. .. ....
110 55 110'' 55 .55 110 . .. .. ..
Tampa.._.................................................................................................................. 45 90 50 55 110 0 ...-
Landings on Manatee River..................................................................... .............. ... ...... ... ......I I ... ...... ... .... .I .... ) ... ......' ,I r . . .. .. .. .... .. ....
Stations on J.. St. A. do Il.lt.lt.y............................................................................. ... ... ... :. I .. ...... ... ...... i I I ... :. ...... . . ... .... .. ....
80 37 . . .. .. .... ..
Palat.ka..I.......................,.................................................. 30 60 35 ,0 I 40 80to.. 80 ;I 40 75 ...-
St.Angnstlne...................................................................................................?........ ... ... ... ...1 I ... ...... ...' ......! ... .... \, ... ...... I . . .. . ... .. .....
Stations on J. T. & K. u'.Ry...... _........................................................................... ... ... ... ...1' ... ...... ...' ...... ; ... ......Ili I... ...... . .. .. ... .. .. ....
Landings on Lakes ustls and Harris.................................................................42 85 47 95. : 52 1051 59', 1251 52 105 52 1 (Ov) I . .. ... .. .... .. ....
Stattons on South Florida Railroad.911romBelairtoMcKinnon I i 1 I .

( Inclusive .......................... ................................ ..... 40 80 45 90 50 100 SOi1roi] 50 100 47 95 . .1 .. .. . .... .. ....
From Kissimmee to Acton, Inclusive.......................?..... ................. ................. 45 90 50 101)) 55 110 5511 lOj 55 I 110 52 102 . .j .. .. .. .... .. ....
From Plant Cit to Orlenta, Inclusive........................r............................. ..... 50 100 5,1) 110 I 6Q 120 601120.() 601 120 57 i 1 15 . .. .. .. .. .. ... .. ....
... ......................5.1) 110160 lID 65: 131 65 130 fJi) 130 62 12''> . .. . .. .. .....
From 'VlnterHaven to Bartow. Inclusive............................ ..... .1. .
... ....... So' 70'' 40 80 45 9Q 45 4.5 90' 42 85m . . . .. ... .. .. ....
Stations on F. Ill. it N. Co. north otaull including Ocala..................... .. 9C1 .
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tations on F. R. & N.C'o.soutnofOcala.-.................... ...... .... ; .
I I18tatlons on Sanford &. Indian River It It............................. .........................- ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... ... .... ... ...... : . . . .. .. .. .. .....
Stations on Tavares. Orlando &. Atlantic It. I................................................... ... ...... ... ...... ... ............ ... .....:.1 I..... ... ...... . . .1 .. .. ....
Gulf points north Tampa_............ ..................................................:..................... ... ...... ... ...... I ... ... ......j I ... ...... ... ...... I . . .. .. .. ...-

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Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of charges.

Double dally fast freight service for all point West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car-load Is estimated at 20,000 pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. Excess of this
l Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior ainnnnt will be charged for pro rata. Carload shipments mustbe to one d) inatlon and

and Coast points Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.
Providence. Prepayment freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipments

I Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Sa vanwill be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and tha
nah Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.; transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage, however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such loss must attach solely to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampshlp Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections at those points will not
' Savannah every Thursday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In
Saturday. Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments Western points will he charged at double rates.
No single shipment taken for less than SI to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and BaIt,.

INFORMATION Jb'OK SPUTTERS. more. If shipped beyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rates of connecting .
lines and cost of transfer.

To make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the rates of connecting Stencils, shipping receipts and information furnished on application to any ol the agents
lines to above rates. For further information If needed, apply to Agents of
Si The dimensions of the Standard Box Vegetables are 8x11x22 inches, and the weight Is C. D. OWENS, JAMES L. .
sUmated al.50 pound*. Traffic Manager, Savannah, Ga. Gen'l Freight Agent: SavaaBah,4Ga,


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

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y nov2tf 39 West Hay St., Jacksonville, Fla.2OOOOOO .





a Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange ;

I p Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee, ..*-
Ijt I Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lauds in the HUUe of h Florida. I'rlcec.
wK 13aGI fl 1.25 to 85 per acre, according to location.

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I ; For further Information,apply to Office Florida Houthern Railway Co., Palatka,Fla. '*&$*


yr a Chief Clerk" Land Department. (sep29yf) General Manager 1
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r 90,000 Acres (of the Finest Lands i is South Florida I

.. hundred deep,clear spring lakes, within a radius often inileH. Their high banks
limbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula' of Florida. Its dry air offers an inducement to the invalid.Its .
beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
---- T .. people of taste to acquire a lovely winter: home,where all the pleasures and comforts of our
-=:.. .-- balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture -
-- of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida
--- .. and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
rCor. desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided Into lots of five acres and up-
wards,and will be sold on most favorable terms to Improvers or settlers.

."Bay and', Pine Streets, ,
t the mouth of the Ancloie river, on the Gull const: h land in full view of the
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
JACKSONVILLE acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
FLORIDA. looking over the whole State. Post-otflce,8tore, church, school, saw-mill and all requisitesfor
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the. Gulf of Mexico on the North-

west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands in Sumter, Alachua and Orange Counties 3
,and first-class 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 pur-
chasing elsewhere. .
:Tie Largest and Most Complete Printing full particulars address,
} BLOUNT & WH1TLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.G. .
ti M. MORRISH, Anclote. Herna.do County, Florida.J. .
::':,{ .; ::: : ;1 House in the State. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida ,
,, .." ; : A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon.Orange County, Florida,or to %
.. .' E. R. TRAi'FOfm, General Manager,Hanford,Orange County,Florida.nov24lyr .

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:: New, Type and Improved Machinery.
EVERY KIND OF Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
description ol (Heal Estate. We solicit correspondence. Scud for our Descriptive 1

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59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida
WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing
'.: .: First-class Work to my Patrons. Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

1:.;. Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods,

':' Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door

Moor Orange Culture, Rev. Ed ..... .. .. .. .... ... .. .. ...... ...........$1.00 ;
neml<<'s Truck Farming in the South. .. .... ...... .. .. . .. ... ._...... 1.50
..fT:; ." Whitner'sGacdenlngin Florida.......... ........ ......... .. . .. .. ..rf.. ........... 1-50 J
McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida ... .. ................ ... ... .. ... ... 4.00()
I have all the Maps. Book,ejc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on application. -
Ivtgral 1> Blanks of every description. )
Ordc. l.loi' Eu."ruviJ1 Promptly xecU1ted. HORACE BREW.
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W. M.LEDWITU. F. C.SoLLEE. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1886, Trains will leave E. BEAN ,
and arrive as follows:
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DEALERS, ---- Commission Merchant and Forwarder
M i ItS r ; ..,
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REAL ESTATE --: OI &, -z O
STATIONS. .2 0 oZ I oZ oZ Waj-cross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.Branch .

Office,No.7 Herkimer Block, -=zv U u .a..c:2:. 'PackingHouseVaycros Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.

----- range S2p*e* :Lemon: : .
Headquarters! : for, Haines City Property. LeaveAM PM AM AM

\ R. R. Wharf ..... ........ ........ ........ ........ ...-... And other Fruits and Vegetables,
Sanford........ 0 8 00 _..... 4 4510 00 8 20}
t JBelalr......... 3 810 ......_ 1571010 835 PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
L. MORETON MURRAY, | CHARLES McNAit Longwood... 10 8 1510 2.i 915 ,
Notary Public. Justice of the Peac Altamonte j 12 8 23..5)..........!. 525110{ ;iJ:3 938 Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

MURRAY & McNARY. Maitland..... 15 ; 45 1010
Winter Park 18 8311..1' 557:1055;: 1030 Green Lemons:
Orlando.......i, 22 6 20111' 15 1135
EAST COAST LANDS Klssimmee J i I 40 9 451! 5 20; 7 1011205 I 15 RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.Grwer'u.pplies. .
Halifax River,"Volusla County Fla.
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All:kinds of Grove'Lands, splendid Bulling JHainesClty, 61'10 30+. 6 17........_,........ _...... -
Lots on and near River. Address, wit Bartow J'nc'' f 68 10 i 471 6 37..,........ ........ 350 Have a full stock of Growers' Supplies--consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
stamp,at Ormond Vnlusia County, Fla.. Auburndale 72:10: 57 650,.. .....'........ 4 15 Boxes, which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
([Bangor) Thin.Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etr.,all ol
den 8-ly Lakeland. K\: 11 25 7 50j;......_,........ 5 40
Plant City... 93111&, 8 20 ............. ... 635 the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.

KISSIMIMGEE: : Seffner......... 1x31210;, 8 481.: .._...,........ 720 Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
Ar Tampa... li511210, 92.'>:........!......... 8 UOIPMAM

Real Estate Agency. I : : PMNOn'rll Send for Circulars and Stencils. sep4-tf-

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Healthy;lands! Low Prices I Md. : o 7!
,_ aaoz
Klssimmee offers'' the best chances for set- sz "::z 0 be'
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tiers In Florida. It Is the coming district as STATIONS. 0 0 ijZ 2Zm
F all who know the >8 ate testify. There Is Big :- U U U U 0 s.c:2: .f .
Money for Investors In Town Lots. < <
1 1 igU Pine and Hammock Lands LeavePM PM A M THIS UNEQUALLED

I At reasonable prices. Tampa.......... 0 2 001,:,_",I 5 30 ........1 6 ;351)Sefiner.
_...... 12 2 ..-! 6 05 ....... 7 15 FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREES. ,
Aiso good land for Truck Farming. A few Plant City. 22 2 ._i 6 40 ..._...1 8 20 ,
hmail; Bearing Groves on tracts of from Lakeland.. 32 3 1 :30) .' 9 35;
went: ,,to .Eighty acres, at very low prices. Auburndale, 43 3 00 ........, 10 20 Is delivered at your nearest Station,
nese Groves are easily enlarged,and afford Bartow J'ncl 47'' 3 18 ....... 11 25tHalnesCltyl
i good start. Correspondence solicited. !I 54 I' 4 50.15..7. 35 Lv PM.1 ........ .At $9.0 :Jerrqn....

Klssimmee.. 75 5 30 2 00 130
Kissimmee,Orange Co., Fla. Orlando........ 93 5 : 250, 320
,--,---- Winter P'rkMaltland ,' 97 5 ..... 3: O'!! 350 Address
.... 100 tI m 6 10 4 10
1OTS SIZE 40XJN00 rEET, $4.LakeVlew Altamonte.. 102 6 10 7 10325 437: w. W. HICKS,, .
Longwood.' () 6 18 720./ ....... 3-15: 515jBelair.
onKingsley Lake .........,112 6 30 7 38......._. 3 501 5 40 Fort Mason, Fla.
|41-50 tract buys for a 5-acre FLORIDA I Ar.R. Whart..1Penlberton Sanford'115 6 401 7 501.-I 4 OOj I 5 55

All ORANGE <;uovi:. p.
Send 2 cent stamp for Maps/etc., to Ferry llraucli.F. R.R.
i TROPICAL LAND CO.. '<;t F'st F'st F'st
ll-. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, Flu. ::-'IF' Ft. STATIONS. M'l Ft. :-"

REFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew, n 25. 20. 26.
Jacksonvilleand: Rev C. -1-- ---
I McLean,St. Augustine. ''P.M. A.M''' A.M P.M. .
nov9-ly o i 5.15 3.40 Lv Pemb rt'n Fery Ar 9.3 9.1075

i 111 5.47 4.25 .........Owensboro........ 8.58 8.27 61 :
16 5.58 4.55,........._Dad e City.......... 8.48 8.OS 59 &
:on 6.17 .......... ............ 8.30 7.255' 52 t
JOYCE & HUNT 43 7.35 7.15...........Lakeland........... 7.40 5.4532 riiI .
53 8.00 8.00.PlantCity.;, .......... 6.5. 4.3021 ; I :i ..4rt
63 8.2 8.55I.+ ....._.....:;efl ler............. 6.2'' :3.4512 : !
31 Whits er St.,Savannah, Ga. 75. 8.55 9.50JArrlve..Tampa..I..eave; 6.00 3.0010, p..

DEALERS IN Bartow Branch.-Dally.

NEW HOME and other Machines, attach. South Bound. North Bound.
ments and parts for all machines,Oils, Needles ,
Pas. Pas. I Pas.&Ft. I'M. w
etc. Also Pianos, Organs and Vapor v o
Cook No. &.Ft :." f'I'ATIONS. ="' No. .
Stoves, Just the thing for summer use. .1 AI4 AIr
Send for catalogue. 15. 17. ,16. 18. .
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A.M P.M. AJtf. P.M.
11.10 4.15 0 Lv. .Bartow June Ar I I 0 10.40, 3A5: r
MAYWOOD.Groves 11.25 4.35 5 Lv.WinterHaven Ar-12 to.Zi! | 3.20

12.00- 5.1517,_ -Ar.__ ,-..Bartow__ -__ ,_- __ __An_:_17__9.u'._=), 2.10_, C

made and warranted on the most Lakeland Branch.-Daily.
favorable terms, In one of the most healthy --- ------- -----
sections of Florida., South Bound. North Bound.
Boarding and house to .
rent at moderate prices. Send for particularsand } Pas. PaJ>l.i f' I'as.'Pas.
20 cents for the Afrt STATIONS.AM.
glimpses at Orange Laud. !: I
For reference we refer you to the editor of 11. 13.; M. I 12.:
this paper. Direct to I __ ____ ,
W. H. HEED P.5I. i 'PM. A M.
*':; ,-. ? *::-.i : Pittman Fla. 8.10 i.lOi OLv Lakeland .Ar 7.00 7.20 I1.: lie KOOKRS.
Lo 'r.y 8.30 .OOI 7 Lv .. .Haskell..Lv1! 6.32| 6.5( D. llOQfcRS.

t: k;: FiOKIDAFERTIVIZER; 9.00 8.:(I,14'!Ar.. ... Bartow .....Lv'' 6.15! 6M: D. D. ROGERS & CO.,

Sanford and Indian River Uallroad.
COMPANY Dally except Sunday.
M7EI r.JI: AL: 1 1. F'I :J: JSrIGr-
T5P ,
E. : lSKPrest.
44 Easl Bay St. 'Pas.; Pas. I S
:" &tt l4't STATIONS. No. :"' Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters,&c., MetalicjBuildingriupplies.:
Florida: .,Oraiifre Food, $23> per ton. 2I. I A
Florida !: I State Agents for E. Van Noorden &Co'sMETALIC
Vegetable Food, $28 per ton. -- -

This Fertilizer .has,been p.ml a.m0 SIIHVGML.ES.
thoroughly testedr
5.00 Iv..8anford..ar 7.40 17
the JMUJt six'years on Orange Groves In 3 5.171 ........Fort Reed......... 7.ZJ 14 Bay street
Florida has 5 5.2; ....... ...tRuUedge.......... 7.15 12
find given entire satisfaction.
17 Ar..Ovldeo..lv{ 6.3.5: 0 \
Send for Circulars S
and Certificates. - 3r.
J Flag Stations. Trains No.3, 5, 9 and 7
Dally except Sunday. No. i and 2 Dally. .
cow PEAS. Trains No. 4,6,10 and 8 Dally except Sunday.
I Train No.3 stops!at Lakeland for breakfast. ..
300 bushels:-Bed Rover, Clay, Whlppoorwlll Trains No.19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and

and White Peas' lor sale. 22 Dally except Sunday. .: ....,, .:
r. E. T. .PAINE, Prest dian River Railroad for Ovldeo and points on ,11'
Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and .
DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamers SUBSCRIBE FOR THE .
for Jacksonville and all intermediate points
A. J. BEACH, & SON, on St.Johns River,and with Steamers for In-
dian River and Upper SU Johns.At .
NT71tERY1iI: N Klsslmmee with Steamers Fort Myers
and Bassi n fie I',and points on Kissimmee river.
Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and fine, At Pemberton Ferry with Florida Southern FLORIDA DISPATCH
and In good order. New Fruits,among which Railway for all points North East and Wet, .
*re the White Adriatic Fig San Pedro and and at Bartow with the f''lorida. } Southern .

White Genoa. Railway for Fort Meade and points South.
Catalogue free. Address Through Tickets sold at all regular station
A. J. BEACH & SON points Norttu East ant West.
.. ..P1> palat ka,FI.. FRED! 1C H. BAND, C>1a13r $2 per .1tf. ear.THE .
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Boston and Savannah Steamship CD.

Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and AND

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest. FERTiliZERSVVXLL.I.A..1lJ ,

,First-Class Passenger Accommodations. : : : : : &.. :ZBC>TT3ELiS,
PTo Transhipment. W No Extra ..IlnndllnJtCabin : ? (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
Passage, $20; Excursion $33.00; Steerage, $12, 20 West Bay Street Jacksonville! Fla.
I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Reed My new Catalogue will be sent free on
The superior Iron'Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail from application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in

Boston every Thursday at 3 P. M., and from Savannah as follows : Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat,



w & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.
1 Ji: E. Tygert
i' Guaranteed Analysis. '

., Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE ,

CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley..............................................Thursday, Jujy 8, at 11:80 a.m
CITY OF.MACON, Capt. Kelley.............................................. .Thurstiay!! July 22 at 9:80 p. m Prices on application. July 27 itSOOFIELD'S
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Aug. 5,at 10:00 a. m -- --- --
CITY OF MACON, C pt. Kelley.................................................Thursday, Aug. 19, at 8:30 a.m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Sept. 2, at 9:00 p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. :Kelley...............................................Thursday, Sept. In, at 7:30 p.m IRON WORKSAdjoining 3

Through Bills of Lading 4&Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida
Railway aD'd"connecting' with East Florida the Short Line. #
and Western by WaycrosN
MACON GA. Manufacturers of the old and well knownSCHOFIELD'S
Passenger Depot, ,
(Florida Dispatch)and Steamers of the b s Jsland Route.

W. H. RINc. Nickerson's Wharf, Boston. PATENTED

For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah, Ga.

For Tickets apply to connecting lines.

The most substantial,best built., and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Pack ;
SAVANNAH LINE by water hand or horse stem, Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,

arises: -FOR- power. All sizes and styles-4 to 100 horse power. Shafting, Pulleys, Hangers Mill GearIng *
and Machinery a specialty. Hancock Inspirators. the best boiler feeder known
and acknajrtedged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves
55 to 60 Hours Whistles,TTubrlcators, Rubber and Leather Beting,and everything pertaining to Foundry
betweenSAVANNAH A\ 1 NE'WYORK i Machine and Mill Supply business. Address

; J. S. SCHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors.
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One of the Finest Hotels

Steamship Company.Central e in America.

All modern Improvement and
( or DO Meridian Tim .) appliances have been placed in
the house and no hotel in the
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New YorK, State nished.is more handsomely fur- tl,
f fs
Poor from New York,Cabin, t25' ; Steerage,f i i'J; Excursion (return trip),>)13.OJ. Finest Resort in the South.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: '

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. The Hotel contains 190: rooms,of ;
which 110 are bed rooms; the remainder I
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett........................._...Monday, A up. 27:30 a.m are mostly public rooms 4
OHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine.......;..............................Wednesday, ,uig. 49:00 a.m for the use of the guests of the
NAOOOCHEE.; Capt. Kempton..........................?...........................Friday, Aug. 6-11:00 a. m house.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher...................................................'.....Monday, Aug. 9- m Hnrf Bathing, Hurl FMilngand
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson...................................-.Wednesday,Aug. 11- 4:001. m J 4 Riding, on tbU noted ti
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.................................Friday,Aug. 13- fi:0)p.m( ) beautiful beach are theleading
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine N...........................................Monday,Aug. Ifi- 7:00 a. m atti actions.TKRMS among
WACOOCHEK, Capt. Kempton..................................................Wednesday, Aug. 18- 8:00 a. m
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher...........................?..... ...................._.Friday,Aug.2)- 9a. m -
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson...........................................Monday,Aug.23-12.-TO n'n :Transient, dav,83.00
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H.: C. Daggetfc..........................Wednesday: Aug. 2- !>:00p. m &j( per
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Fisher..........._..................................Friday Aug.ZT- 4:00 p. m L'-'::-__. '" Special rates by the Week and
NAOOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton.....................jt......!'................?.......Monday,Aug.306:30 a. m .J..aL".aiJ- to "


[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.] 'amllleL.EEOS

DESSOUO, Capt.Smith..........................................._...........Wednesday, August 49:00 a. m .,
DESSUOG, Capt. Smith................?...........................................Saturday: ,Auousi.!{t.14-5 :00)p. m a
DESSOUG, Capt.Smith_...._......................._............................Tuesday,August 21- 1KX p. m BUISTtT .


Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and ESTABLISHED
the Sea Island Route. ARE TIlE
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. $1828. .,,
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest a-
via Savannah. For further particulars apply to :
Pier No.85 North River, New York. City Exchange Huildlng,Savannah, Ga.
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street,Philadelphia ..
J. D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida & Western Ry.; Co.,261 Broadway Y FOR TilE
For Tickets apply to connecting lines.
II. R. CHRISTIAN, Gen'l Soliciting Agent.

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SHERIDAN'SCONDITION ; '-0 ti:' v"m ;-.-

We hare been growing Seeds.especially for the Southern States for the part M!rears and now annually supply
over one-half the seeds used in that section of our country. Our crops are always crown from selected
POWDER f 'f r-1 seed stocks (personally selected every year for that purpose'! from our growing crops).which always insuresnot
t only the EARLIEST VEGETABLES, but those of the FINEST QUALITY* this to a market .
is and : M. gardener is bf the greatest Ini ortance. The leading specialties of oar house which are so famous
highly loon nur. 'hroughtheSouth.aretheE.UU.IEST! and FINEST TAIUETIES or BEET, HNAP SHORT
of. other kind. It is strictly amadicinotobeEivenvtith food. Nothing on earth win make henslayllko IlOTATOES. QUASII SI'INACU. TOMATO W TUn..,.., P. Deecripttw CJ&ta1ocu8 &DeS
Als. _Ii oures ahlckencholeraaud all die'ases othens. Is ,:orth its weight lu gold. Illuatra1ed book by '
law i free. Bold everywhere, or sent mall for 25 cents tT\ stamps. 21 4 lb. airtight tin cane $1. PiiceLlqonappUROBERT BUIST Jr.J Ph'l I a d e I I SEED .FA1L'[ '
mau.$LsO. Six cans b7 express,Pl jd,for 5Oo. DR. L a JOHNSON & co.. Boston ]floss.t pia. BOSED.1 ..E ad lTJ.T BFOBn 4I

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