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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 23, 1886
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
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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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and turn our attention to tropical don, Encyclopedia of Gardening, page snow never falls." From this it will
Plants
fruits, we thought him an enthusiast, 990.) According to our experience, appear that there is still hopes of a

but I have lived long enough to find the kernel of the seed is more like mango that will stand our climate,

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. that he was the only wise man amongus that of a chestnut, aqd in tropical even such a blizzard as we had last

,TROPICAL AND EXOTIC ITltUITS" IN and all the rest were fools countries it is sometimes prepared and winter, for the ordinary mango has

FLORIDA.BY THE MANGO-(Afangifera Indica L.) eaten in the same style in which young survived in South Florida until the

America sometimes takes his chest- freeze of January 1886 for twelve
P. W. REASOVER.To "That round-headed tree, with dark, ,
nuts. The color and shape of the years' at least-ever since its introduc-
Dr. Perrine, who was killed on rich, Portugal-laurel foliage, arrangedin
fruit also than Lon- ,
Indian 'Key, forty-six years ago, a stars at the end of each twig; is the may vary more tion.The
don's description would imply. In mango tree was introduced to
martyr to his "hobby," Florida owes mango, always a beautiful object,
most of our common varieties the pulpof the hot-houses of in 1690
England ,
whether in orchard in .
the first introduction of strictly tropical or open park.In
the fruit is full of fibers, which ad- and probably to the West Indies in a
I have
V. 'exotic plants intoh r border-. the West Indies, as far as
here to the seed. This fact explains tfew years after,"as" we hear of it being
War! and forest fires, and neglect, seen, the mango has not yet reachedthe
Hin- why the sucking of a mango is oftena naturalized there and spreading spontaneously -
and hurricanes, have done their work, huge size of its ancestors in
dostan. There-to at least more comfortable than elegant pro at least in Jamaica, as earlyas ]
and of the many species of plants and judge ,
A friend who doesn't like 1790.
cess. ( mangoes -
trees that he introduced, but few re from photographs-the mango must
main. One plant, at least, survives, a be indeed the queen of trees, growingto ) has said that it always reminds The mango is one of the most deli-

lasting monument to his memory ; the size of the largest English oak, him of"sucking a ball of cotton" soakedin cious and healthful fruits known. We

destined, we cannot help feeling sure, and keeping always the round oak- turpentine and molasses. have never yet heard of a case where

to prove a great blessing to the Stateof like form. Rich in resplendent foliage, The entire mango tree, leaves, wood the eating of mangoes to excess has

Florida and in the future to sup and still more rich in fruit, the tree :and: fruit, has a sweet resinous smell, made a person sick, and we have the

port a great industry-Agave; Sisal- easily became encircled with an at- whchthe: uninitiated likens to turpentine same statement from Captain J. S.

mia. Had Dr. Perrine lived ten mosphere of myth in the fancy of the ; to the lovers of the fruit, how- Belt, of Havana, who has lived in

years longer, Florida would have no*' imaginative Hindoo." (Charles Kings- ever, it is a delightful fragrance.The Cuba twenty-two years, where tons of

been twenty.five years ahead, in the ley-a Christmas in the West Indies, mango tree is a native of India, mangoes waste annually for want of

culture of tropical fruits. But, said page 435 and some other parts of South Asia.It some one to eat them. Nevertheless,

the late Sidney Lanier, in closing his The mango is an evergreen tree, is cultivated for fruit in Northern we find an absurd idea cherished by

historical remarks on Florida : "One with lanceolate leaves from six to ten India, to an elevation of 3,500 feet in some in Key West and Cuba, that the

cannot close this outline without reflecting inches long, and two or more inches the Himalayas, just outside the trop- mango is an unhealthy fruit. Fromall

upon the singular fate of this broad ; on the new growth they are of ics. we can learn this has its origin in

land which for three hundred and a rich wine-color, which gradually We copy below a portion of a letter the fact that once during the prevalence -

sixty years has languished, and has I changes as the twig hardens up, to a from Ji valued correspondent in Saha- of cholera in Havana, the doctors -

now burst into the world's regard as dark shining green. The tree makes ranpur, N. \V. Province, India, in reply -. would allow no mangoes to be

(1 if it had but just opened like a long- from two to ten separate growths each to queries in regard to a hardy sold in the city. Such doctors deserveto

closed magnolia-bud. Surely it oughtto year, according to age, cultivation, mango, etc. "We are situated on the go after their defunct brethren of the ,

give us a great many oranges, a etc., stopping to harden up after each plains, some fifty miles from the bot- blood-letting practice. Buist says:
of the The thermometer "The fruit is esteemed in the
great many bananas,and a great man growth. tom Himalayas. so highly
early vegetables. after having been so The flowers are produced in loose often reaches 1200 F. in summer, East Indies as to be considered prefer-

bloodily fertilized for such u time." panicles at the end of the branchesand and often falls to 28 F. in winter. able to any other except very fine pine-

And let us add, with all reverence, a are of no particular beauty. The The extremes of climate are great, and apples." Loudon says : "It w esteemed

great many mangoes. To Mrs. Hester fruit iE a drupe, large, kidney shaped, the indigenous vegetation is, therefore, a very wholesome fruit, and, except

Perrine Walker, a daughter of Dr. covered with a smooth, soflish resin very hardy. The mango very fine pine-apples, is preferable to

Perrine, Col.] Dancy, of the St. John's ous, pale green, yellow or half-red does not extend much further north any fruit in India. Gentlemen there

River, once made the following remark skin, and containing an ovate, woody, than this, and if it will grow in Flor- eat little other fruit in the hot months." J

: "Mrs. Walker, when your I fibrous, compressed nut or stone, within ida, seeds from this part of India Anent the usefulness of the mango

father was among us, trying to per I which is an ovate kernel, soft and ought to stand the best chance. We tree and fruit in general, wo copy verbatim -
like Damascene Lon- often have hail storms but from the for 1885 of the1
suade us to give up cotton and cane, : pulpy, a plum. ( .. severe report

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Government Gardens of Jamaica, by applied to this problem, if only to i hundreds of luscious mangoes ; some Since writing the above we have received

D. :Morris, late Directors of Gardens, I justify a claim for us, in the advanced I. their! thousands, as Capt. Miranda, Mr. : a very interesting I letter from

as follows: !I civilization of the nineteenth century. Neeld, Mr. Mason and many others I' Mr. Neeld, of Pinellas, in reply to
"It is often asked, can nothing beI The export trade in mangoes is can testify. In the Manatee Region some questions in regard to the mango
done with the thousands of tons of small and expanding but slowly. The there
were sturdy bearing mango trees, etc., parts of which we copy ver-
mangoes annually produced in this export last year was 126,968 of the trees growing on the premises of batim.
island, and for the most part left to value of. :180. The fruit is very ten- the named
following
persons "My two largest mango trees, by a
lie on the ground and rot for want of der and requires both care and judg- most of them between the ages of fair estimate produced 12,000 fruits

using? The mango tree, in all its ment in gathering as well as in the four and nine years: Manatee-Mr. the eighth year of their age. The

various forms, has now been thoroughly necessary packing. Gathered a little Curry, Rev. A. A. Robinson, Mr. John ninth year one side of one tore off,
naturalized in the island and since before they are ripe and kept in a cool
Howell
A. J.
Adams
Major three with its load of fruit, but I estimate
1790 it has spread spontaneously and storage, there is no reason whatever to
trees Braideniown Mr.
; John Holler about the same amount of fruit. They
abundantly everywhere. It especially doubt that mangoes might become as Mrs. Julia Atzeroth, three trees; were about sixteen inches in diameter,
affects land thrown out of cultivation common in the markets of London and
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Captain B. Fogarty two trees Palma about
; twenty feet high, and had a .
and the sides of roads New York as the pine-apple. I
and streams, was Sola Mrs. Warner
; "Horse and spread of about thirty feet, the most
where its seeds are cast aside by men successful in sending some fine East Chaise"-Mr. Knight.At remarkable growth and productionthat
or animals ; and it practically reclothesthe Indian mangoes to London a short time
Orlando was one or more bear- the world can produce. Young
hills and lower slower slopes with ago in splendid order, and they were
ing trees, one of which was not killedto trees only are sprouting from the roots.
forest. It thus enables the land to recuperate pronounced by old East Indians at
the ground, but has sprouted from One Tinny, of the Clear Water region -
its under its abundant home, equal to any they had ever
powers
the trunk, and a great many in had the first mango fruit probably
shade To the tasted. Last by the kindness of
-giving foliage. mango, year
the
Fort Myers' and Caloosahatchie produced in Hillsborough countyor
possibly more than tree in the the United States Consul in Kingston,
any region, and possibly in other localitieson on the Gulf coast. One Jeffords,
island with the I was able to send a of similar
of present
exception
perhaps,
this side of the State, of which we of the same locality, had a tree also.
the logwood, is due the reforesting of mangoes to the President, at Washington -
are uninformed. Nearly everyone My tree, of the "apricot" variety, was
our denuded areas ; and as, in conse who acknowledged their arrivalin
had small trees, and in almost every six: years old when killed, had only
quence of the changes taking place in good order. case, and on almost every soil, they borne a light crop before. I thoughtto

the climate, indigenous plants are unable But the mang.j tree in South Flor- grew luxuriantly. We know that have a thousand fruit for each

to maintain their ground, it is ida-How, what, where, etc. About hundreds will be faint-hearted, and year of its age, but don't talk to me

fortunate we possess in a vigorous and thirteen years ago, our genial friend, let the mango tree severely alone, in about that tree. I feel as though I

hardy exotic, like the mango, the William P. Neeld, one of the pioneersof consequence of the "big freeze." We had seen the end of all perfection."

means for counteracting the baneful Point Pinellas (then just about entering may have another freeze next winter, In Key West, and on the lower

effects of deforestation. During the on his matrimonial career, we believe 1 but if we just should have a series of keys, where the tamarind, sapodillo,

mango season (May to September) ), thought it proper to plant a few ]half a dozen ordinary winters, there and so many tropical trees are at

large quantities of the fruit are con- mango seeds, for good luck, no doubt, will be lots of hungry neighbors with home, the mango seems not to have
sumed by the negroes, who practicallylive ) though we will warrant he had been
no their noses between the pickets of Mr. appreciated until a few years
,, upon it in localities where it is i idea of ever eating fruit from them at and
Mango-believer's fence, longing ford ago, even now there are but threeor
plentiful. All animals, without exception the time. The seeds sprouted an 1 something more than a sniff* at the four small trees in Key West. We

are very fond of the mango. came up. These we think were the fruit, (and the chances are they will do not understand the reason for this,
Horses, cattle, pigs, goats, and evenfowls pioneer of the main land 1
mango plants pay three cents apiece for some, rather as the inhabitants seem to highly appreciate -
quickly devour it, and appear to of South Florida, though we are uninformed than go back home hungry, to investi the Cuban fruit, which is '

thrive in a remarkable manner upon as to the date when Dr. Kel- gate the growth of their Northern brought there in large quantities, from

its rich, luscious flesh. All these, how lum first planted the mango on the gooseberry and currant bushes). We April to September. We have heard

ever, do not consume a tithe of the Caloosahatchie. Dr.Perrine probablyhad have seen peach culture in some of a rumor, from a venerable "old salt,"

fruit produced.As plants growing on Matacomba the Northern States carried on under that a mango tree once existed on one
to the utilization of the frui. of and Indian Key as early as 1840 and of the
much more unfavorable circumstancesthan keys, that was three feet in diameter
the mango on a large scale, there is a there may have been a few in Key the culture of the mango would I ,the same having been destroyedby

vast and practically untouched field) 1 West at this time, but as to facts aboutit be here. In Northern Illinois the a hurricane.
here for the chemistry of organic pro we are uninformed. Mr. Neeld's
trees winter-kill every four or fiver In tropical climates, where frost
ducts. Some would suggest that the trees had a spread of
twenty-five o and sometimes
years, oftener, yet we never comes, the mango tree attains
best varieties might be canned or pre thirty feet last summer, and bore see in places good-sized orchards, and I gigantic proportions. A friend, Mr.

served for- exportation or made into thousands of mangoes. They were almost every one has a few trees, the Charles T. Simpson, has described to

preserves and jellies ; others that the killed to the ground by the freeze of occastonal crop of fruit being consid- us an avenue of mango trees on Utilla,
grosser kinds might be utilized for the January 12, 1886, as was largemango ered of value
every ; enough to pay for their one of the Bay Islands of Honduras.
production of distillation of a useful 1 tree in this section. The cultivation. In this
mangotrees locality, with The trees were originally set out sixty
spirit ; others that a starch compound are said to be unhurt at Fort \
1Iyersand good water protection on northwest, feet apart, and now the branches
might be prepared from the inner layers in the Coloosahatchie region, but the guava trees had not been killed 1 1i touch; the trunks were four feet in

of the flesh next the seed; whilst at Mr. Collin's place at Marco\ and also before for seventeen years, yet the diameter. In Cuba they attain an immense -

lastly I would venture to suggest. that. at Chuckaluskee, good sized mangoi ; mango is much more hardy than the size. When, one beautiful day

taking into account the present com i- trees were killed to the ground. Inmost : guava, and will stand sharp frosts un- last May, in our ramble about Havana
mercial value of glucose, the peculiar where the is off'soon
cases cut
top harmed. All the mango trees growing we strolled into an old orchard,
form of'sugar which exists in grapes; after being frozen, the root sends up on the south side of the Manatee once the pleasure ground of a

and other fruits, the ripe mango mightbe I strong sprouts, but with the top left I river, within a half mile of the water, belonging to a modern countryseat Croesus

made in large quantities of this at on, the sour sap seems to kill the root passed through the freeze of January and sugar planter, but now neglectedand

a small expense. It has been said entirely. Most\ of the large trees i in 2, 1884, unharmed. Five miles southeast i- in ruins. We experienced a feel-
that minimum of waste is one of the this vicinity have sprouted and of the river
where the
up water protection ing of awe, almost akin to that ofCharles'
advanced signs of civilization. Herein should we have no more "blizzards," was less efficient fine
I. a mango Kingsley, when he first saw
the case of the mango fruit there is will be bearing fruit in two On I
tree
years. belonging to Mr. John Howell 1 the Groo-groo palms in the Botanic
certainly room for a step in advance; Point Pinellas and in' Tampa were lost nothing but about a foot of the Garden of Port-of-Spain. We have

and I trust some shrewd, simple and numbers of large, healthy, bearing, new growth on the ends of the experienced the feeling ourself three

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haps, when we first saw, at the age of ordinary practice, though possibly The following is an extract from his season, if possible, rather than the
eighteen years, (smile not, gentle reader they may be root<-d under a high tern letter in reply : winter, though trees can be transplanted -
!) a full grown, or half-grown cab perature). The easiest of these three "Mangoes are not grafted, but are at any time. They recover from .
bage palmetto in a back street of Pa- methods, and that most commonly inarched. Here in India the processis the shock quicker if transplanted in
latkn. We gazed at it, touched it' employed,'is the propagation by seeds. universally termed grafting, and the warm, moist, growing season of
stood in awe of it. To us, from the The pod, or shell, encloses from two to that explains why such as you at a !I summer. Settle the roots with water,
prairies of the Northwest, it was a new i ten separate and distinct germs, each distance are apt to be mislead. I have and tramp or press; down the earth
world. !, of which may make a tree if the plants tried to graft the mango in the open firmly around the plant. (This is the
Again, we felt the thrill of wonder are taken up and divided during the and under bell glasses, but never was true secret, of course, in transplanting. -
when we stood on the deck of a boat first year of their growth, before they successful, nor ever heard of anyone .) If the weather is sunshiny,
in Lost Man's (or Rodger's) river, and have time to grow together ; for, who has succeeded. For inarching we shade for a few days with palmetto
first saw the dark majestic plumes of though all are compressed into one ap- use a common two-year,old seedlingfor leaves or other material. Pinch off
the Oreodoxa, towering above the for- parently solid kernel, they may read- a stock, and plant it in a long- young growing shoots, but do not cut
est of mangroves. We looked with ily be separated without damage to shaped pot, or in the ground below back much unless the top begins to
the same wondering awe (forgive us if each other, though more easily after the parent tree. When the latter is shrivel and the leaves to dry up.
we stood with our mouths open) at the the plants are up. deficient in lower branches, we put upa Never place animal manure directlyin
neglected, but still grand and strange Some prefer planting the seed, shell pi itform high enough to reach the contact with the roots of the mango,
trees, mango trees, Mammee sapotas, and all, others to take this off and lower branches, and place the pots con- under any circumstances. The result
Mammee apples ; Ginep trees, fringesof plant only the kernel. We prefer the taining the stocks on it. An incision will be a disease similar to "die-back'
the star apple, with shining choco- latter method, and have found, to our about two inches long and an eighthof or gum disease" in the orange, from
late-colored leaves, and Cordias, aflame cost, that planting the entire seed often an inch deep is made in the stock which the tree never recovers. If fer-
with brilliant'crimson, and the ruined produces unsatisfactory results. The about one foot from the ground or sur- tilizers are applied let them be applied
stone villa, half smothered with an unknown wooly covering on the concave side of face of the pod, and a correspondingincision upon the surface a top.dressing.
climber, with racemes of sky- seed should be carefully cut with a is made a little below the The mango tree has no other disease,
blue flowers. In field beyond two.men sharp knife, cutting up, against the drown of a nice healthy branch of the nor any insect enemy that we know of.
plowing with a yoke of oxen and a fibre; after the fashion of stroking a parent tree. The two incisions are USES OF FRUIT, WOOD, ETC.
crooked stick-beg pardon, we are off cat's back the wrong way. Then, by faced together and tied up with stringor All the mangoes that were raised in
from the subject! grasping each side of the shell (employing fibre, and the joint covered with Florida last year found ready sale at
The ground was well scattered with the thumb-nail and forefinger) stiffy clay or grafting wax. After an from $2 to $5 per hundred. Many
ripe mang ,es ; we had eaten none for it may be opened exactly like a pea- interval of six weeks or two months, people are skeptical in regard to the
several hours, and, of course, we must pod, and the kernel will drop out. the scion is half severed from the pa- mango and other tender fruits since
have some. A shaggy looking Cubanwas The kernel should not be exposed to rent tree, and the head of the stock the freeze, consequently fewer will be
in a mango tree, shaking it, while the air long after being opened ; plant cut clear away close to the clay or planted at present, and those who
two small boys picked up the mangoes the same day, if possible, otherwisecover grafting wax. After a second intervalof have faith in them still will get good
,underneath. We plucked up all our with moist sand until you are two months, the scion is completely prices.If .
. cou'rage and spoke to him in English.He ready to plant. We give directionsfor severed from the parent tree, and the you are afraid the market will '
looked astonished, and the boys opening, simply as being the most so-called graft is then ready for re be flooded with Cuban mangoes (1))
stopped work and opened their mouths; expeditious way we have found yet, as moval to a shady nursery. I allow raise them for your family. Do that
but after about ten minutes of hard the thinnest place in the shell is under my grafts to remain about a year in anyhow. If you have any small boysat
work, in which time we displayed our the wooly part on the concave side. the nursery before planting them out all you will need several thousand
best Spanish, our pleasantest smiles After a little practice one can open permanently, but, as a rule, they are fruits, at least, during the season. My,
and most graceful bows, we were given several hundred seeds in a day. ready for the open ground long before how fat they will get Cheeks as rosyas
the freedom of the orchard. Plant in the open ground, with full the year is up. We only inarch vari- mangoes. If there are more than
We had sampled a good many of exposure to the sun, about two inches eties that possess large, fleshy fruit,free you can all "get away with" while
the trees, and were enjoying ourselves deep. The young plants will make from fibre, and from the turpentine flavor fresh, give your neighbor a basket
immensely, when another Cuban ap- their appearance in from two to four peculiar to seedling mangoes. In- full, preserve them, stew them, can
picached like a "thunderstorm." We weeks, unless the ground is too moistto arching does not alter the character of them ; use them in every way that
were anticipating trouble, but our suit them, when thty will either rot the fruit. If you have no good vari- you would an apple or a peach. If
usual programme of bows and smiles, or else wait for dry weather, before eties to inarch from, its only advantage there comes a freeze the winter after,
and English and broken Spanish, and caring up. Give the mango a well- to you'would be the productionof you can eat canned and preserved
ten cents in Cuban paper, caused his drained location, with yellow subsoil, a tree that will come into bearing mangoes during the summer, while
face to shine, and he looked a very if you hav. it. Mango seeds will keep several years before a seedling. Thisis the sprouts are growing up from the
rainbow as he politely bade us, "Adios, only three or four weeks at the most, certainly an advantage, and inarching roots, preparing for another crop.
senor." Often when we have been after the fruit ripens, unless envelopedin is worth practising on that ac Season the frozen wood of your trees,
eating our fill of mangoes fresh from wax, or packed in some other mate- count." and when you have a wagon made get
the tree, we think of a letter we received rial to exclude the air. But the In regard to the propagation from the wagon maker to put in mango fel
a year or more ago. (If this ground is the best place for them, and cuttings, we have never been successful : loes. They are tough, and often used
should catch the eye of the gentlemanwho they should be planted as soon as pos and should be glad to hear from for the purpose where mango wood is
wrote it we beg his pardon.) He sible after being taken from the fruit. any one who has.CARE common.
objected to the high praise given to Inarched mango plants are termedall OF THE TREES. VARIETIES.
the mango by Mr. Neeld, the writer, over the tropical world grafted, After the first growth from the seed I Like the apple, orange, and other
and others, on the ground that he had but experiment has proved that it is has hardened up, (if seeds were planted much improved and cultivated fruits,
bought two in New Orleans the summer almost or wholly impossible to graft where the tree is to stand) or after the mango has many distinct varieties,
before, and, Why} I did not like themat the mango in the ordinary ways, hence the tree has been transplanted from of every degree of worth and worth-
all." the only recourse is the slow but sure the nursery, and is once well estab- lessness. According to Governor Raffle
PROPAGATION.The process of inarching, Nature's own lished, it ,needs but very little care, *, forty distinct varieties are knownin
mango is propagated from seeds, method of grafting. After many unsuccessful except an occasional stirring of the Java. The following list embracesthe
by inarching, and, according to Lou- trials to graft the mango in soil around it with a hoe, and keepingthe best and most popular varieties of
don, from cuttings (a statement whichwe the ordinary methods, we wrote our weeds down. both the East and West Indies, thoughit
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West India varieties may be identical apple-shaped; stem end depressed in After several years of practical experience man er it is carried on in other sections -
with others of the East India, under a most cases; color of the ordinary and observation in this sec- will surely reap a rich harvestin

different name : mango; almost entirely without fibres, tion, I will venture to offer a few hints a few years. A glance at the map
Gopal Blwg.-In high estimation. and possessing a certain spicy taste of and practical suggestions in referenceto of this section should convince our

Moderate\ size ; deep amber and orange its own. Gooa-sized specimens fre- fruit growing in this county, that friend from Fulton county, Illinois,

color.-Wit liner. quently measure five or six inches in may be useful to many inquirers and that he could no< select a better location -
Large Malda.-Medium size ; olive- length. particularly to with
your correspondent i reference to the principal
green color when ripe. the interior ofa Lobed pple.mangoVery choice from Fulton county, Illinois. He I market and main trunk lines of transportation
deep, orange color; about the finest and distinct; by far the best mangowe asks, "what fruit trees would you re- which is a very importantitem

of all.- Wit liner. tasted in Cuba last summer; long, commend for culture in Ware county, to the fruit grower. Replying to
Number Eleven.-The circumstances with deep furrow or crease on one Georgia ?" I reply, first, the LeConte your correspondent's next questionsas
relative to the naming of this celebrated side, extending the whole length; red- Pear, this is undoubtedly the most : to the time of transplanting, I have
variety are as follows : "When cheeked, with few fibres, and of excel- vigorous tree in this section, and 'found January and February the most
the French vessel loaded with tropical lent flavor; very scarce, bringing threeor seems particularly adapted to the desirable months with me, but fruit
fruit from the South Sea Islands for four times the price of ordinary southern belt of counties in Georgia. tiThe are successfully transplantedhere
Hayti-then a French colony, was in the Havana market. LeConte
mangoes begins to bear at five any time from November to
captured by Admiral Rodney, the book Purple ApplemangoLong, me- years and at twelve or fifteen years March.If .
containing the local names of the dium sized; color, green with rich, frequently yields thirty or thirty-five have failed to give all the information -
fruits was thrown overboard, and it dark purple blush, with no fibres what- bushels of fruit, which begin to ripen desired by your correspondent,
was only from the numbers on the la- ever, and of the best quality. in the latter part of June. ripened I will be happy at any time to answer

bels that the fruit was named in Eng Another very distinct variety com- properly, these pears are a very fine a ny further inquiries. .
lish'l "-Florida Agriculturist t, June 13, mon in the Havana markets, and for market fruit. They are also very Very truly, yours.H. .
1883. This variety is preferred by which we heard no name, is smaller good dried or canned. The Keiffer W. REED.
many to the finest East Indian man- than the ordinary mango,generally ofa Pear is the next in importance. It Waycross, Ga., Aug. 7, 1886.
goes. Single specimens are said to rich orange color, though darker ripens a month later than the LeConte, a I
often weigh four pounds each. The than the "manga," and with fewer but is co-sidered a finer pear. The ORANGE GROCULTURE..

skin is green, pulp of exuqisite flavor, black spots than the ordinary mango. tree has all of the vigor of the Le- A Correspondent Suggest, a Happy Medium -
rather acid near the seed. The Number Flesh, very firm, and full of life; Conte. Of other varieties of pears on This Mooted Question.

Eleven is largely grown in Jama flavor, good. none have succeeded with me graftedand Editor Occasionally FLORIDA DISPATCH an article: on this sub- .

cia, where it is gradually supersedingmore Then we have mentioned as choice grown in the usual way, but a few j ject appears in the agricultural papers, ,
inferior varieties. East Indian varieties, the Peter, Sing- Bartletsgrafted on LeConte stock three some advocating clean culture throughthe

Kidney Mango.-Common in Nassau apore and Soondershaw mangoes, and years since, seem to demonstrate the year, others to let the grass grow
; skin green, pulp rather watery from Martinique the Julie D'Or, entire adaptability of pears grown in and be plowed under once a year. I
and very stringy.ApricotThis. Amelie, Freycinet Martin Gabrielle this I have also tested
Fifine way. a few have always held, with the majority,
mango is the best we Cedot, Sabot. Croesus, Poiget varieties of apples grafted on the Le- to the former view ; but I am comingto
have ever tasted, personally; size, me- Dore and Jacot. Conte, and for vigor of grown am the conclusion that neither systemis
dium to small; color, yellowish green, It is not probable, however, that a fully satisfied with the result. As to all right or all wrong, and that a
with red cheek, and fewer black spots tithe of the choice East Indian vari- their bearing qualities, that has yet to judicious practice of parts of both will
than the ordinary mango. Flavor, eties have yet been introduced, even be determined. My three year Bart- be the best.
rich and spicy, with the taste of a to the West Indies. lets have a few pears on them this
Let us briefly state a few facts in
luscious apricot or plum, only better. Note.-The variety which we men- year. the
to
of
regard preparation plant
The turpentine taste is entirely want- tion as the common mango, is prob-- I
ably identical with the Turpentine Peaches are the next in importance, food in the soil, and the action of the
ing in the mango. The foliage of an mango, as the one mentioned without but thus far, little attention has been rains upon it.
old tree differs slightly in appearance name is also known as the (Common paid to improved varieties. I find I A thin film on the surface of the

from that the ordinary mango,though mango. that the Peen-to is not a reliable earth a foot or two deep, more or less,
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not distinguishable when young. Fruit bearer here, but the Honey and sev constitutes what we call the soil. This
ripens three to six weeks later than
Cro'tc and Orchard eral varieties of native seedlings have is the home of all vegetation, and the
the ordinary This
mango. varietywas grown and borne successfully. The storehouse of crude plant food. It is
mnch grown on Point Pinellas, --- j Honeys ripen in June, and seedlingsthus also a vast laboratory, where nature,
Mr.\ Neeld's tree the and old- SOUTHEAST GKOKGIA.
largest far raised ripen in July and 1 with heat, moisture and sundry acids,
est one we saw, being about seven A Fine Region for Fruit Growing-Mr.
August, thus furnishing a desirable l aided also by bacteria, decomposes
old. Fruit ripens late, when Heed, Waycross, Replies to Our
years
Illinois Correspondent.A ; succession. dead organic matters back to their
other mangoes are all gone. short time since, we received fromD Plums, figs, pecans, Japan medlars, original soluble or gaseous elements,

Jango-In Cuba the ordinary S. Harris, of Cuba, Fulton county, Japan persimmons, and in small fruits and prepares these elements for the
mango, large, with more or less black Illinois, the following inquiry and referred the strawberry and blackberry have sustenance of the living generations of
spots, skin with some turpentine been successfully cultivated here. and This
the same to Mr. Reed, for rePly plants trees. preparation of
flavor, is called the Mango, (masculine Kelseys Japan plum and the Prunus plant food goes on from day to day,

form) to distinguish it from th "What fruit trees would recom Pissardii give promise of success. regulated chiefly by heat and mois
you
Manga, (feminine form) though we mend for culture in Ware county, Ga ?p While on this subject, I cannot refrain ture. The marked absence of either
cannot understand why, as both vari Several parties in this county, (Fulton from saying a good word for the checks or suspends it, and so correspondingly -
eties have perfect flowers. The Mango ,) have purchased lands in Southeast apparent adaptability of this sectionfor : affects plant growth; but
is nearly round in shape; medium i Georgia, myself among the number fruit growing in general. Soil and both being present in abundance, and
size; color of pulp and skin, light and in that we are industry.contemplating a venture climate seem to combine in the forma crude materials plentiful, the food is

yellow, or greenish yellow, with no During what monthis in the year tion of a natural fruit growing cou abundant and the growth rapid. Plant
trace of red. Contains plenty of the would you recommend the transplanting try, whose advantages in that direction it food thus prepared for absorption is
objectionable fibres, but is very sweet 1 of trees for your climate ?" have only been held in check by very diluted-about one part to a

and fine-flavored, and preferred by MR. REED'S REPLY. the all absorbing turpentine and thousand of water-and goes where the

many tf) any other mango. Fruit growing in Ware county, lumber interests. The men of enterprise water that holds it in solution goes,
Apple-mango (Mango de manzano') Georgia, is an "infant industry," buta who have the courage to come and if the water is in excess of the capillary -

-Very large and pulpy; irregularly vigorous infant it .is proving itself. here and start fruit raising in the powers of the soil and subsoil .

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to hold it up, and if also the roots are I Soon a mat will the
green cover groundand alternate layers of fruit and sand until

not sufficiently numerous to take the shelter it from the intense sun- the third tier is laid, which has a covering farm and C arrdenl

food prepared, the surplus may sink shine. This will somewhat retard the of four to six inches. If more

beyond their reach and be lost. decomposition of the fertilizers, but the than three ,tiers are laid, there is danger VEGETABLES ON HIGH. PINE LAND.
In February the sun so warms the heat and water will work faster -
of
up crushing the fruit, which cannot Advice to New Comer by Our Orange
earth that the dormant agents of the than the trees can absorb them ; but be safely stacked like sweet pntatc es. Park Correspondent.Editor .

laboratory begin their work, and the the lusty crab grass is on hand), and To economize space, shelves are often FLORIDA DISPATCH:
trees their growth. If the rainfall between I rise to make a few remarks relat-
together they will allow ]little or none used, arranged with galleries between
the first of that month and the I to sink into the depths beyond reach. them, and in tiers sufficiently far apartto ing to that familiar expression, "High

end of June is sufficient, and the food I The trees make their summer growthand admit the three tiers of fruit to the Pine Land." Since my letter of sev-

supply is abundant, vegetation will be fruit,and the fertilizers that would shelf. A rough board roof well eral weeks ago, reporting a failure to
covered
luxurious. During these five months have been lost, together with the gases with earth sufficient to keep out raise a }profitable;f crop of Irish potatoes :;"

the rainfall is rarely in excess, more absorbed from the air, will be stored the cold, heat moisture, with a narrow on such land, there has sprung up a

likely the contrary, consequently there up in the grass. That this grass in itself entrance to permit access at any discussion and numerous inquiries

can be no loss of fertilizers by leach- is no great drawback to the orange time,completes the arrangement, which concerning what can and cannot be

ing, and the grove can take all. Clean trees is probable from the fact that it Not preserves the fruit, winter or summer. raised on high pine land.

culture will, therefore, be in order to is only oranges are kept in this way, The first thing necessary to be un-
very largely nitrogenous, while in 1 but: I have seen lemons, grapes and
prevent the grass and weeds from robbing the trees and fruit lime, potash, phos- melons taken out after being in the derstood is, what is meant by high

the trees. When there is a defi phoric acid, etc., predominate.Some sand for months, as fresh and palatable pine land ? The term is too generaland I

ciency of rain, it is well known that time in the fall, as each man's as though just picked, and also in sweeping, and it includes fully one i j
just as good condition for long ship- half of the peninsula if not two-thirds .
frequently stirring the cul-
ground by judgment shall dictate, the grass, now ment. j

tivation prevents evaporation, attracts dead and dry, should be plowed under, If the Italian orange crop were puton of it. It comprises some of the poorestsoil

moisture, and holds the dew, so heavy and will thus return to the soil more the market all in a lump, or withat in the State, an well as much of

in Florida. Besides, the dew is im- than it abstracted. It will also furnish, most but two or three months in the very best. What is called high /

pregnated,with ammonia,and if turned in roots and tops, a ton and a half, or which to handle it, as is the case in i pine land in one county would be 1
under the moisture and ammonia are of humus Florida it would bring very little, and I considered low, flat pine woods land :
more, matter to the acre, to the annual rental of $500 forbearing
both saved. Take an illustration. An be decomposed and made ready for the groves, which is now per common acre in another county. My land for instance :

Irishman bought a wornout New following February and March growth. would be reduced to a traction of that will survey eighty feet higher '

Hampshire farm, and planted a fieldto The grass being mostly nitrogenouswill amount.I than tide-water. Down atManuville,

corn without manure. His neighbors furnish the trees just the kind of am aware that Italy has a much in Putnam county, a strawberry grower
but he dryer climate than Florida, especially spoke of his patch being on "high pine
predicted no crop, was up food they most need for foliage, young during the summer, but clean sand, of "
with the dawn hoing in the dew. His wood and blossoms. Cow peas will do which we have an abundance thor land, and upon inquiry, it was learned

clean culture, with the dew, made hima all this, but will cost three or four dol- oughly dried, will absorb very little that his land was only twelve feet

fair crop. I have lately bought in lars,an acre, besides the labor of plant- moisture,and the fruit packed as I have above surface water. As a matter of

New York a cultivator with small ing; and for hay, if mowed, I think described, would be in no possible dan fact, the high pine lands of the State
ger until the rainy season set in, which will not feet
above the
thirty
teeth intended average
invert
plow-shaped to the
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grass superior to peavines. would fully double the time in whichit
I a couple of inches of the surface, and In conclusion, clean culture throughthe might be marketed. Then insteadof level of the rivers and lakes. I have

so tried paddy's plan of covering in year seems contrary to the orderof hurrying fruit to the railroad depotsor recently made a trip through South

the dew, and also to keep the ground nature, especially in Florida ; and I steamboat landings, consigned to Florida, or that portion of it corn- --
clean until the some unknown or irresponsible com prised by the counties of Putnam
near rainy season, and if practiced without supplying humus .
mission merchant, who, be he ever so Marion Sumter and The
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then the Orange.
lay by. niafter muck
grove composts or stable ma- conscientious, is obliged to dispose of f .. railroads lead
So far I think clean culture is right, nure-the land will suffer. :My own it for what he can get, our orange through one interminable -

but soon comes the almost daily delugeof experience, I think, fully justifies this growers would be masters of the situa and continuous stretch of pine
tion. They could demand a fair price woods. Where it is not covered by
remark. I
rain hour satisfied
lasting an or so. The am that commercial -
and contentedly wait until the dealerwas standing water it is considered
heat is great, and the decomposition of fertilizers alone are not sufficient, I "high
ready to pay it. Now they are at "
land and it is
pine
the far
I famed
the fertilizers is rapid, especially the but, use the manures and th1,eommer- the mercy of the carriers and dealers, '
nitrogenous, and being in soluble con cials, cultivate clean until the rainy and as long as the present state of affairs orange belt of the State, lying between

dition the then let the continues orange growing the 27th and 29th parallels the
water leaching rapidly season ; grass grow for promises
certain income. true home of the
through the sandy soil carries the plowing in, and I believe we shall no orange. I should
-- .. that the bulk of
the
plant food down with it, and if not arrested have the best method of orange cul -- say orange crop
The
by the feeding roots, it will go ture. L. H. ARMSTRONG. The for LeConte 1886 Pear. in the State was raised on what G. H.
is about all
crop marketea. refers
the
to miserable
St. Nicholas,Fla.Preserving. as poor, pine
with the water the
away through runs Owing to the late spring here, '
land of Florida. The number of
I and rivers to the ocean, a total loss to Oranges in Sand. this pear was thrown into direct com-
1 the farmer. But here nature, or rather A correspondent of the petition with two or three other vari- crates of vegetables hipped from the
; Enterprise eties the Bartlett State into.the
included, from several annually, run up hun-
the omnicient Creator has
provided a Herald, gives the following descriptionof of the Northern and Southern dreds of thousands. They are not all
remedy against this loss in that most the in States. This
system universally adopted caused prices to rule I produced on hammock lands
or on
persisten of all things-crab grass. Its the Italian provinces of Sorrento and lower than usual, but, by comparisonof I reclaimed lands but '
very persistency indicates its necessity, Calabria, and the islands of Sicily and price lists, it has maintained itself upon much des-
the best and most of pised "miserable pine lands of Flor
among popular
and it seems to me we have been igno- Malta:
the old and better known varieties. ida." The reason for this is in the
rantly fighting this powerful agent, In an excavation from four to seven With the exception of choice Virginia radical difference in the soil of this

sent to prevent loss of the fertility of feet deep a board floor is laid, over Bartletts, it is quoted in New York a same high pine ]land of the State.

the soil It is a singular fact that crab which is spread three inches of well little higher than any other pear Northor There are thousands of which

grass does not grow on wild land, but dried, clean sand. The fruit, carefully South, Maryland, New Jersey and have acres
been
New York Bartletts included. New burnt over so many years
as soon as cultivation begins, and the
from
cut the tree when
barely I York handles more LeContes than that the soil is left practically barren in
surface is laid bare to the sun, crabgrass ripe, and closely wrapped in paper, is other market,and that this pear should any its natural state, and unproductive of

? comes in to save fertility and add laid on the sand so that even the wraps have so nearly taken the first place in anything but a pine tree and

to it. shall not quite touch each other. The the esteem of the buyers there is high- other bunches of
There
I wire-grass.
are
As before suggested,just before the interstices are then filled with sand, ly gratifying to growers, especially in
I this section, where it is destined to become thousands and tens of thousands of
begins stop the plow and and another layer of three inches is
rainy season
the chief product of the soil.Thvmaxville .- acres of pine woods, where the soil is
cultivator, and let the grass go ahead. put over the fruit, to be followed by Times. so naturally rich in vegetable matter,


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t. that the conclusion is forced upon the He should come with a distinct idea 1 II I ;abiding and sober people, a fine climate of good size and flavor, of which more

beholder that here the fires have never of what he wants to do, and select his I excellent health and naturallya anon, if acceptable. A friend kindly

been lit. The soil has been allowed land! accordingly. If he wants to raise I fine soil ; with these conditions in our furnished me with back numbers to

,rl to accumulate during past generations oranges he should certainly go below I favor prosperity ought to be our por look over, and in No. 47, November

the natural deposits of decaying vege the 29th parallel, and then be very tion. If not, why not? Should not 23, 1885, I find a letter on page 833,

tation. At any rate, it presents the careful in selecting location. If he each one of us make a better and a from Chaa. H., Eustis, Florida, in

appearance of a dark, rich, sandy prefers the northern portion of the greater individual effort. Let each which he says : "I am setting out a

loam, instead of the white porous sand State, he will find vast tracts of landat one rely upon his own efforts and trust test bed of strawberries, of forty-two

of the burnt sections. On such pine all prices from 81.25 per acre up to less in good seasons, high prices, mort- varieties, to find the relative merits of

lands it is easily understood why in $500, according to location and near- gages and luck.-Mariana Courier. each kind for Florida, and after I have

one locality the vegetable and fruit ness to transportation facilities. He fruited them next season, I shall make
Saving Fodder.
grower will succeed and in another will find thousands of acres, while my report through the DISPATCH, if
Brother farmer, is not gatheringcorn .
fail. G. H. owes his success to the unfit for profitable vegetable growing, the editors are willing."
blades for horse feed a slow
fact that he had a convenieut muck are admirably adapted for peach culture I trust, Mr. Editor, you will look
business? Is it not hot work? Is
bed on his farm, which he dug ,and plums and pears. He t hould very this correspondent up for his promised
there not much danger in contractingthe
out and hauled to his cattle yard give his first attention to the fruits report. Nothing could be more inter-
fever in the fodder field? If we
and after it was mixed with manureit adapted to his locality, and let vege- esting at this time.
look at the heat to be encountered, -
was hauled upon his "poor miser- tables be a second consideration.C. Respectfully,
the hard work, the danger of fever, E. HOLLISTER.
able pine land" at the rate of one H. G.
the liability to lose one's labor from Tampa, Fla., Aug,4, 1886.
Orange Park, Fla., Aug. 12,1886.
hundred cart loads to the acre-not
We should be have
[ glad to
the rains, etc., we can easily see that very
half enough-but enough at least to Something New. gathering fodder is a tough job and Chas. H., of Eustis, report the resultof

justify the belief that he raised the That there is a wrong, drawback, but little. his experiment through the columnsof

crops as stated, for land so treated will somewhere that interferes with the pays the DISPATCH.-ED.]
Let us suggest to the farmer another ;
do it and it is the best not the .
if only success of our people is evident. Per- >
method of doing this thing: It is
the burnt-over lands to.. Setting Strawberry Plants.Editor .
tracts of pine
way haps there are many. It may be well
save all that part of the corn slalks I FLORIDA DISPATCH.I .
can be made productive. But, now, for honest hearted citizen to
every above the ear for his winter and notice an article on setting strawberry -
what is the settler to do who is not begin at his own home to find out
spring feed. plants in your issue of August9th
provided with the very handy and the and the A
wrong, apply remedy. It is known that as soon as the dustor in which the author states that if
convenient muck bed on his place? should
twenty years' experience he a pollen has fallen out of the tassel on low wet land it is a useless waste to
These muck deposits are very, sufficient lesson teach
very to us that that it does no harm to take the tassel plant on beds. In Lawtey, one of the

carce compared to the number of great, and possibly, many, changesare away. In fact, the corn, it is believed, largest and most successful strawberry
Florida farmers. Not settler in
one needed in
of .
our system farming.We is made heavier if this is done. What points in the State, all of their plantsare
five hundred, possibly not one in a have been sad -
taught by experience
follows? As soon as the tassels drop on high beds, and it would be
thousand, has a muck bed on his that mend if
we must our
ways their yellow dust and are dry, the useless waste of time and money to
within miles of it. So the
place or would thrive.
we Making cotton
farmer can cut them off just above plant them on a level there. At this
expression "What one man can do and and bread under
buying meat
the ear and save them for his fodder. point we claim to be among the largestof
another can, will not apply to this mortgage will not do. It will bring
Where a stalk is too green, let it alone. the successful growers, and our
case. I advise W. H. Chaddock, of both farmer and merchant to the end
The work cannot be put off, as the long experience has taught Ud that we
Kansas, not to decide upon coming to of their in Should
row sorrow. we
tassels would soon become worthless.A cannot get too wet land for berries,
Florida because G. H. succeeded so not farmers and merchants
/ as put few hundred of the cut tops *can but they must be put on a bed at least
well, nor to refuse to come because I shoulder to the wheel
our to bring
stand in a bunch with a tie around six inches high, and some twelve
failed. The conditions were radically about better and
a a brighter day ? them until they dry and then be broad, the land cannot be properly
different between G. H. and myself, Our farmers should be more in love
stacked like fodder-or, which is bet- drained any other way. On high dry
and offer no comparison. I maintain with their business-they should devote -
ter, put under shelter. Two hands land strawberries should never be
what I stated before; a man cannot it. We do
more thought to not
could go over much ground in a dayin planted with the expectation of get-
grow vegetables profitably for Northern the the abso-
recognize importance
,
this work. ting a good crop. The most experienced .
markets on the poor pine lands of lute necessity of permanently improv- .
We think the weight and quality of of our growers would think it
Florida with the commercial fertil-
lands whenever
ing our ; we improveour
ridiculous to plant a strawberry below
this will be found
forage fully equalto
izers alone. He must have that muck soil
we are adding to our capital
the top of the ground, or in other
that gathered in the old and
,
and manure first to fill in with. Without and way
just as surely, more permanentlythan
words, ruinous to do so. The higheryou
the corn, we have no doubt, will be
it burnt-over lands he had
on the banker when he puts by a
improved both in yield and in weight. can get your plant from the top
never better to make a living
attempt dollar. It is
more permanent, becausea
of the ground the better the fruit and
Who will this method and
report -
raising vegetables, for he is certainto good farm will always make its try
the the the
results] ?-Guide. larger yield-and most
fail. Kn general principles I would owner a and cannot take
support .. important of all-the better the berry
advise no man to bring his family into
unto itself wings and fly away-which Strawberry Experiment. will ripen. C. G. PERRY.

the State expecting to support them the banker's dollar does often do. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Hammock Ridge,Fla.,Aug. 12, 1886.

the first few years of his residence by We regard the failure to keep up and A new comer of only a few months, o--

growing vegetables. That is the mistaken constantly increase the fertility of our I have been much interested in the Indian Millet.

idea that has gone out, started soil as the greatest drawback we con- discussions in your paper, especiallywith Does any one among your farmers
know anything about Indian millet?
by the land speculator, that a man tend with. Our farms have nearlyrun regard to peaches and strawberries -
Has one in Florida ever tried it?
could any
come here, locate anywhere, down, getting poorer every year. of which your late numbers have
I find the following in the Agricul=
stratch up the loose, pliable soil, plant There is no substantial excuse for this been full, and having had experience

vegetables and get rich the first year! and it reflects badly upon our .indus North in both, am all the more inter- tural Report for 1885:

A man who comes to this State to get try, judgment and intelligence. Thereare ested. we"Indian have received Mfllet-from Under two this or name three

his living from the soil should bring many other things the farmer Not many peaches are grown in this sources in the West one of the so-called

enough "hard cash" with him to pro- should think about and act upon- section, yet I have both the Peen-to bunch grasses which is botanicallycalled

vide for all his wants for at least two such as the management of labor, and Honey on the trees here to per- Eriveorna cuspidata, and fig
If he makes off his ured in the Annual Report for 1881-
years. any money farmer's clubs, improved stock, improved fection, besides an occasional seedlingof '
82. Mr. William
land in the meantime, he is so much and labor saving machineryetc. merit of which I have Lewman, of Can-
one just nonville, Utah, says it is one of the

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seen, and is very early and hardy. It the vines are maturing. We hope to office, close the door, and tackle the anges at the same rate from California -
grows about two feet high and is very learn more of the matter, and if we handles "
plow for
"honest
an living. to Chicago would have been
twen-
prolific in seeds, which the Indians succeed in getting any positive infor-
gather and use for making bread. He mation as to experiments made, our No, gentlemen, you will find it no ty-five dollars. A carload of oranges
says that this grass alone is equal to readers will hear of it.-The Spiing. child's play to fight these wealthy cor form Citra to Gainesville, three hundred -
the best hay of other kinds with grain p.rationsfor they are rooted into every boxes, was taxed seventy-five dollars -

added, and that horses can do good branch of the Government, and to succeed l and not a hand employed to load .
work on it without grain. It
all the country from Kansas west growsin to M&r1cetin1 1 we must enlist for the war, and or unload the cars, simply attachingthe .

the Pacific, especially in the arid regions commence at the very tap root. car to a train and hauling it twenty

and is an important grass in the MARKETING OUR PKODUCK. These railroads are growing fat on or twenty-five miles.A .
native ranches. Although it grows in our bloody sweat, but I would not kill few years ago when oranges sold
arid soil it in size The Fruit Exchange and Truck-Growers' j
very yet improves Associations. them if I could. My only object is to all winter at four to five dollars per
and
thrift whenever it is near water or
can be irrigated. It is deserving of Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: prevent them from killing us. I will box, the growers could well consider

extended trial in the West."-Agri. Various reasons are being assignedfor now take a back seat, but you wi'l this a cheap rate, but the railroad com-

Rep. 1885, p. 75. the partial failure of the Exchange, find me at work in the ranks. panies should be convinced by some-

May\ it not be "deserving of ex- all of which, I think, either under or ALFRED AYER. body that there is a great change in

tended trial" in the South also, espe- over-shoot the mark. Now, the reason Lake Weir, Fla., August 6th. prices. One dollar and fifty cents to
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cially in Florida.I that I, and others here, did not sell Freight Rates on Oranges. three dollars represents the gross sales

have written Mr.\ Lewman for through the Exchange is, that the Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: of the great bulk of the shipments of

further information and for seed, and officers and stockholders of it would Your issue of the 2d contains a com- the past two or three seasons. Indeed,

if I succeed in obtaining either or not patronize it themsselves. Is it plaint against the railroads, from G. W. many shipments are sold that leave

both, I will distribute through the not the height of jockeying foi me Marshall, of Yahala, Sumter county, nothing for the grower after all expenses -

DISPATCH. OCCASIONAL. to persuade others to bet on my horse, with comments thereon by yourself.The are paid. Cannot somebody

while I am banking on some other opening of your columns to the convince the railroad managers, that
Johnson and Bermuda Grass.
horse ? grievances under which the producersof "twenty dollars for hauling a car load
Johnson and Bermuda have
grasses I am sure that Mr. Ives deserves Florida are groaning and your tem- of three hundred boxes to Callahan
,
come to stay in the South; will stay
whether we will it or not. For sum great credit for his wonderful success, perate and conservative advocacy of Fernandina, Jacksonville or Gaines-

mer grazing Bermuda and Japan under the circumstances. I went West! their cause, meets the hearty approvalof ville from Citra," would be a good,
clover stand at the head of the list. and sold my own fruit, and I know the multitude sufferers among your paying rate ? ORANGE LAKE.

On rich bottom land Bermuda insuresa something of what he had to contend readers It is suggested to me by these: Washington, D. C., August 6, 1886.
very profitable hay crop; likewise ---.-..-
communications that it is
numerous ,
Japan clover. with.The An Idea for Vegetable Growers to
As a permanent hay grass for the fruit and vegetable-growers' all time for the orange growers and ship- Think About.

South, considering yield and quality over the State are waking up to a re- pers to begin to agitate the question of Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :

both and its staying disposition as alization of their position, or, perhaps, freight rates for the coming season. Is In late numbers of the DISPATCH,
well, Johnson grass is unequaled for are being starved into it. Keep this it not food for thought and cause for there has been several complaints of
general cultivation. This will
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bo more generally appreciated grass in the matter before the people until every complaint,that railroad company will the truck growers against railroad

future years to come than it has ever county organizes and falls into line, haul a car load of boxing material or companies for their exorbitant charges,
been in the past.-Live Stock Journal. and delegates from each county are other merchandise from Jacksonville to and also that the truckmen receive no

< sent to form a State organization.When Citra, in Marion<< county, for $8.00; just recompense for their work, all of
With two mules, last Mr.\
Scott says he raised 1,300 year bushels of thoroughly organized we have but the same car, if loaded up by the which is very true, and the cry is

corn ; 1,500 bushels of potatoes ; 400 nothing to fear ; without it we can ac- orange shippers and returned to Bald- "organize." If they organize wouldn't '

gallons of syrup and saved enough complish nothing-might as well make win or Callahan must pay the railroad it be a good) idea in orgauizing to adopt

seed to plant 1$ acres in cane the ugly faces to be laughed at. $75.00 or at the rate of nearly one hun- the plan not to ship any garden truckat i

present year; fodder 6,000 lbs.; sold No such enterprise can hope to suc- dred dollars per mile, and the company all, but demand that the commis- '
$450 worth of beef cattle fattened on
the farm, and although all his hogs ceed, these days, without being prop- does not touch a box of the oranges in sion men shall send their agents here .

except fourteen died with cholera in erly represented by the press, and the loading the car? Such was the state of and buy the goods on the ground and .

June, he marketed in the winter $188 DISPATCH is the natural organ of the affairs last fall. Again : oranges were run their own risk. This is the only

worth of pork fattened in his pinder fruit and truck growers, and should carried over the South Pacific Railroad way I can see out of the trouble. I

. patch. that He is community a live man might, one feel of be a part and parcel of the above or- from Riverside, California, to Chicago, simply give this idea out for others to v.
energy any
proud of among her citizenship.- ganization.In lart winter, at seventy-five cents per think over, and perhaps some person 1
Alachua Advocate. I this State Association we should box. The same tariff as from Floridato can think of a better scheme to make

discuss the merits of the Fruit Ex- Chicago for about or less than one- the business of vegetable and fruit
Utilizing Peavlnes.
change, and then either back it prop- third the distance. Do you not think raising profitable. D. M.
In place of plowing under peavinessend
erly or drop it. that it is time for agitation and protest, Manatee County,July 29.
a heavy roller over them, which ---... .
will break them near the surface of I am not acquainted with Mr.\ Ives, when competing roads combine, and by Saving Hay.

the ground. The vine, above the point but believe that he and the Exchangeare heavy forfeiture, bind themselves not Our farmers should stop one of the

fracture, will decay,while new snoots all right, and only require to be to extortionate rates,such as I have most unnecessary and expensive drainson

will be sent out below the fracture, and known and understood to be appre- mentioned above? I will also call their pockets by laying in a full
another crop will be grown, which can
be similarly treated. If this method ciated. your attention to another peculiar result store of hay the present season. Crab
shall prove to be successful, the prin- Many persons, like the DISPATCH of the carrying out of this combi- grass is doubtle-s in a flourishing
in the of fer- and Times Union think there is nation. The Savannah
cipal difficulty use green no Florida and condition upon every farm, owing to
tilizers will be obviated ; and we con- necessity to fight the transportation Western Railway connect at Gaines- the very wet season we have been

sider importance the question to farmers.one of It the is greatest eviden companies ; that it is only necessaryto ville with the Florida Southern Rail- having, and by planting peas and corn

that a very heavy roller would be re- have mass meetings, with a big road. The published tariff from an excellent fodder may thus be secured -

quired, but cutting knives might be pow-wow, and a long string of resole Gainesville to New York for oranges, their to give variety to the forage for

used to assist in breaking the stems. tions. They are as badly mistaken as was last year, say, forty cents per box. stock. .
It is probable that the age of the vines Lincoln was when he called for three But there had to be added to this, Bind Your Papers

would materially affect the facility months' volunteers to crush the rebel- twenty-five cents by the shippers on We have a number of excellent files
with which the stems be broken.If .
may for sale with the "FLORIDA Dr8-
the roller is used at the proper time, lion. You might as well expect a Orange Lake, for carrying their fruit PATCH" embossed name thereon

when the vines are in bloom, breakage faro banker, with his income of thou- from Citra to Gainesville, about twenty beautiful covering for paper, affording, only $1 a
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Ihe JJlorida 'isalth. And further, it will not pay our growers and if the season is long enough from by the Department in 1878. If

- - to gather and deliver these pro- the last killing frost in spring to the the information furnished to Captain '
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.JACKSONVILLE_ FLA., AUGUST 23, 1886 ducts at the cannery at a price which first in autumn for them to mature Hendry by the Commissioner of Agriculture -
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A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. they can afford to pay, say 86 per ton i I their products sufficiently to make at Washington is a sample of

for tomatoes, the usual price at the I them profitable, they can be success the accuracy of that office, its value asa

ORANGE trees are now putting on a North. Our fruits can be evaporatedby fully grown. Such i is the sugar cane source of information is somewhat

heavy growth. -...eo -* _.._ the producer, but it would seem we and sweet potato. But the true arrow- questionable.ORANGE .
must look to some other than root is not of them. he
OUR peach growers should evapo- way canning one Again, GROWING IN FLORIDA

rate their surplus. to utilize our.surplus vegetables. says of the cassava, "without good soil by E. H. Hart, copied from Rural
4 ---- --- -- and good culture, they may as well be
For the FI/OKIDA DISPATCH. Californian, is a gem in its way, candid -
FROM all sides
encouraging
come "
left nlone. Like other it
CURRENT COMMENTS.BY plants, cer- thoughtful and thoroughly hon-
reports of the coming orange crop. conditions butI
tainly appreciates good ,
4 est in every particular.It .
GAINESVILLE wants a cotton fac CRAYON. have seen it do very well where such is in marked contrast with the

tory-good location for such an enter- The FLORIDA DISPATCH July conditions were wanting-on pine braggart buncome of many of our

prise. 12th is a number of unusual interest. land, with no fertilizer and but little California neighbors. I wonder if
cultivation. I have stalks six
4 seen
The article on arrowroot and cas- any California paper copied it. Wonder -
COCOANUT culture the lower
along
and four inches
sava is timely sensible and interesting.The to eight feethigh roots if the Riverside Press would not
coast of Florida, is growing rapidlyin in diameter.
volume and importance. writer, however, failed to presentone publish it "for a consideration."

.. of cassava's strongest points, its PARA GRASS.I Somewhere, 1886.Summer .
--e.
s'Receipts of Melons. varied uses as human food in forms see by the frequent mention of this Life in Florida.

Valdosta and Quitman, Georgia other than starch, boiled and mashed grass, that there is a growing interestin We take the liberty of making the

towns a few miles from the Florida like Irish potatoes. The grated root its cultivation of which it is well following extract from a letter recently -

line, secured 8100,000 this season for after the starch is washed out is useful worthy. I received :

watermelons shipped. for pies, puddings and bread. Arrow- Hence the avidity for all available We read with much interest your
.
Scuppernonff.--- root is capable of none of these uses. information. But some of the current paper. There are five of us brothers

information available is living here at McDonald, on the Tav-
not
As to the comparative hardiness of though ,
This name is incorrectly applied to a
Orlando nd Atlantic Railroad
the two I think him in- He valuable. Some months the Fort ares, ,
error. ago
white of of the Bullace
variety grapes engaged in orange.growing and truck-
type. The use of the name Scupper- says "cassava is the tenderest of all Myers Press published an analysis gardening. We will have two hun

nong to designate this type is errone- the plants or shrubs I have tried to furnished Capt. Hendry, of that place, dred and seventy-five bushels of corn

ous and leads to confusion. It is just cultivate." Of the other he says, by Commissioner Coleman, as an I this year, notwithstanding the drouth.

0, "arrowroot appears to be perfectly analysis of the Para Grass. But it was ; We stall-feed two cows that eat noth-
absurd of the Thomas
to
as speak
off of the but small
place
of the Guinea Grass in- : ing grown a
hardy. In the absence of the bo an analysis
Scuppernong, as it would be to alludeto amount of ground feed.Ve have
the Navel Homosafisa. tanical name I am not quite certain stead, as shown by a correspondent of I milk and vegetables the year round.

S4 as to the plant indicated, as there are the DISPATCH at the time, by refer- We do not live out of cans. Some of

t, "Father of Peach Culture In Florida." several arrowroot plants. Baron Von ence to the Agricultural Report for our peach trees broke down this year
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: with as fine peaches as I ever saw. All
1878 164. The furnished
Mueller names no less than five arrow- page analysis
I notice several parties are laboring this, combined with cool breezes off of
hallucination in construct- root cacnas. Of our one native Capt.Hendry contained another
under an so spe- I Lake Apopka, on the northeast corner
ing upon your article of a recent date, cies, "Indian Shot," he says: "Prob- error. The Commissioner gave Para of which McDonald is situated, makes

as to place my humble self in the ably available for arrowroot." Someof Grass as Panicum barbinodes) while summer life here quite endurable.G. .

position of claiming to be the "Fatherof : these cannas are semitropical, the editorial in the DISPATCH of July N. M.
Peach Culture in Florida," and as August 7th.
others 12 calls it Paricum molle.) Now
the F. P. C. was also mentioned in the tropical. The other semi- ( -- -e-

same article as being "of the cloth" tropical, or as the author calls them, who shall we believe-the great man A Seventy-Four-Pounder.

and "presiding over the district in "extra tropical," are C. Achiras andC. at 'Washington or the editor who is I EDITOU FLORIDA DISPATCH :
II The largest melon I have heard of
Episcopal capacity," I find myself Edulus. Of the latter he says: presumed to know everything. As I
much to my surprise raised to a posi- the books Baron in ; this season was grown by Mr. Kendell,
"One of the hardiest of the arrow- we turn to Eggar I'
tion to which I had never hoped to of Orange Dale. It was grown on
root his work quoted above : "Pani-
attain, and which I am not qualified plants. says new hammock land that had been
to fill. I am neither F. P. C. nor The Rev. Mr.\ Bulmer found this cum molle (>Yerba de Para)" and plowed but not grubbed ; was not hard eat

reverend, and have no wish to appro- root to yield twenty-eight per cent. of Baron Von Mueller, who makes it
a 1 had no fertilizer, and weighed
priate honors which do not belong to starch. clearer to the English reader, says ;
me. Will you kindly set the matter molle-Swarts seventy four pounds. Next gentleman -
. The Rev. Mr. Hagenaner, of the "Panicum
right? GEO. L. TABER.In J. T. FINLEY.
our article we referred to the Gippsland Aboriginal Mission\ Station, The Para Grass. A perennial" veryfattening Fruit t Cove. .
obtained over one ton from an acre." pasture grass. 4
. Rev. J. P. DePass the well known
As the peach disappears from
In the West Indies it is called "Toutle The same author mentions (P. bar- crop
pioneer peach grower of Archer, who market the LeConte pear comes in,
. accompanied our party to Mr.\ Taber's mois," and Baron Egglers, in his binode) and of it says : "valuable as a and tLe market is being very well

Flora of St. Croix and the Virgin fodder grass." Our editor is there-I supplied by our own growers, thoughthe
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place. (See DISPATCH for July ,
Islands, says of it: "Tubers used for fore correct-vindicated by the best majority of the groves are young.

1886 x, page 506.-ED.) producing salep." But the plant that authorities. But the Commissioner is By the addition of the pear to our
fruit we are enabled to have, in
Canneries.A furnishes most of the arrowroot of the further wrong when he says to Mr. crop
from Juneto
our county, fruit all along
large surplus has gone to waste West Indies is the Maranta\ arundi-- Hendry, "It is not necessary for you December.-Lake City Reporter.One .

all over the State this season, and on all nacea; other species of the same genusare to send a sample to be analyzed as it 4

hands canneries are called for. In reply cultivated for their starch- was analyzed] by the Department in of the leading farmers of the

to this, those posted in the busi- producing tubers, but the one above 1878." But it is quite clear that flourishing Hawtborn section condition reports with crops every in promice a

ness say that canning cannot be profitably named is probably the plant indicatedby Para Grass was not analyzed by the of an abundant yield exceptin

carried on here, at least at pres your correspondent. If this is the Department either in 1878 or 1879. In the very low lands, notwithstandingthe

'. ent. In no single locality is there a plant that he intended, he is certainly the Chemist's Reports of the eighty- incessant rains during the last six

sufficient production to run a cannery in error when he calls it "perfectly seven grasses there named as having weeks. Farmers are universally]] en-
I in their fodder duringthe
saving
any length of time. Our vegetables, hardy." It is not even "semitropical" I been analyzed during these years gaged few days of sunshine that we are

notably tomatoes, are inferior to those or "half-hardy." I, neither P. molle nor P. barbinode is now having. The orange crop promises

produced in the Northern States, which There are many tropical plants that named. It is, therefore, quite clear a better yield as the season ad-

" would result in a second-class product.i can be grown in semi-tropical regions, that the Para Grass was not "analyzed vances.

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Diverse Opinion on Florida all a Home. Gardening in the Moon. BeTerage for Hot Weather.
rIoIIle Interests.BY :
We have received two articles for Editor Home Interests: As good health is of the highest importance -

our department, from gentlemen who I have an ambition to write an article to all, we recommend the

s MRS. E. A. HILL..- have responded gallantly to our invi- for the Home Department, of the following hints from "Farmer's Wife:"

During the Heated Team. tation to "join our circle." We as- FLORIDA DISPATCH, on gardening. I It is not desirable to drink too much

Now that the heated term is upon sure these friends their contributionsare am a new-comer, but expect to make cold water, as it causes intense perspi-

us,- it behooves the house-mother to appreciated and will appear in my home in Florida, and as I am fond ration, which is weakening. Lemon-

}plan belabors wisely and well, else due time. of vegetables, like to have them gath- 'ade is a good drink, taken in small

she fail altogether, and thus cause!! the It is i interesting to note the varietyof ered fresh for each meal, and believe quantities, as the acid is agreeable as

whole household to suffer with her. opinions in regard to Florida as a vegetables shipped from other places well as medicinal. Small sips are more

There are many things considered home, by many of our correspondend- deteriorate very rapidly in transit, and effectual in quenching thirst that large

necessary under ordinary circum- ents ; the same mail brings us lettersso that sickness is often caused l by using draughts. Coffee is good in modera-

stances which can be laid aside until entirely diverse in sentiment, thatwe stale vegetables. So both as to health I iou. Iced milk is most acceptable,

the summer solstice is over. Let the I are tempted to give extracts, trusting and relish, I am interested in having I but is so good they are apt to drink in

tired mother remember always that its writers will pardon us. One good gardens, and believe that every such quantity as to destroy the appetite -

"the life is more than its meat, and lady, who has been a resident of the family should raise vegetables for their for more substantial diet.

the,.body than raimentand govern State for many a year, writes : own table, and plenty of them. But If a man gets overheated take a

herself accordingly, making it a mat- "I should be very glad if I could in conversation with my neighbors, quarter of a teaspoonful 1 of cayenne

ter of principle to consider what she comply has so few with attractions your request to, but me,Florida that I most of them engaged in orange culture and stir into a cupful of milk, and

can now neglect with impunity. The could not truthfully encourage any and fruit raising, I find> many of give to drink ; on no account let him

heavier articles of diet must give one to come here. It seems to me its them without gardens or vegetables of :I drink cold water.

place to fresh fruit and farrinaceous one of God's furnaces, in which to their own raising. To the question, Another correspondent writes :

food with less pastry: than during the chastise" and perfeot his erring child- 'Why don't you have a garden?" the Perhaps the most cooling and effec-

winter months. Physicians tell us ren. answer ia, it costs too much, as you ive thirst-quencher for hot weather is
A said to "This is of
lady me
one
that much of what is termed "bilious can't raise vegetables on these high oatmeal water. Toss a handful of

ness" during the summer arises from a the grandest places" to give experiencein pine lands; we have tried it and failed.I common oatmeal into a large jug of

too hearty diet or from articles un- I ever saw. As experience is just think I hare spied out the ause boiling water. It will be found that
what we want, we have a desire to I
suited to this time of year. of this state of things, why so much the water, upon being allowed to cool,
know how far the in
In household however feeling expressed: is deliciously sweet and cold, and not
every well I failure in this part of Florida in gar-
this lady's letter extends. Let
us
directed, there is always much care, dening. You know it takes a new- enervating as are all summer drinks
hear from the sisters the
throughout
and attention to the above will iusure comer to understand all the peculiarities containing soda water. Try it.
State.
better health and save much unnecessary of Florida as a farming country. ----.-
The same mail brings us the following RECIPES.
labor, giving time for thought.Let I.. My opinion is, there is too little regard
from a gentleman of the North : SCALLOPED POTATOES.-Slice cold,
every woman say, I will take paid to the moon in Florida for successful
boiled thin fill
"The heat here ie very opppressive, ones, very ; a bakingpan -
some time each day for( mental improvement the nights are no relief, the atmosphere gardening. I know that this rather more than half full ; sprin-

; I will not neglect my is stifling, we long for the timeto is a progressive age, and science is kle in salt, and pepper,a tablespoonfulof
social l duties altogether, and while my come when we can return to Florida doing wonders in some departments butter ; fill up with bread crumbs ;
hands are busy with the household and enjoy the cool refreshing of agriculture and horticulture. But 1 pour over one pint of milk, and bake
breezes of that State." until brown.
routine, my mind shall dwell upon I -.- in gardening, as well as religion, I SPICED GRAPES.-Five pounds of

something beyond this, so as to keep Sleep as a Medicine. think it is well sometimes to inquirefor grapes ; three pounds sugar ; two tea-

the way open for advancement, gain- The cry for rest has always been the old paths, though we may subject ,spoonsful cinnamon and allspice ; half

ing a little fresh knowledge daily. Byno louder than the cry for food, not thatit ourselves to being called old teaspoonful of cloves. Pulp the grape,
means count that time lost which is but it is often boil the skins until tender ; cook the
more important, fogy; so I am in favor of going backto
pulp and strain out seeds. Add to the
is given to necessary rest or recreation; harder to obtain. The best rest comes the way our old Dutch grandmothers skins of
pulp, ; sugar, spices, one pint
this is often the best economy. from sound sleep. Of two men or made their gardens. Plant the seeds vinegar. Boil thoroughly.
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-Summer- 4-Diet.- women, otherwise equal, the one who carefully in the right time of the GRAPE JAM.-Boil grapes very soft

The following from the Rural Californian sleeps the best will be the most moral, moon, so that the squashes won't all go and strain them through a sieve.
. obtained and
healthy and efficient. Sleep will do to bloom and sets and the Weigh Imp as put a
no
is the potatoesall
attention of all
worthy pound of crushed sugar to a pound of
our Florida housewives : much to cure irritability of temper, grow to tops. But then, our pulp. Boil it forty minutes, stirringit

"j here is a growing tendency to eat peevishness and uneasiness. It will grandmothers understood that it wasa often. The common, wild grape is

freely of fruit, which can scarcely fail give vigor to an overworked brain. It mutual thing between them and the much the beet for this use.PINEAPPLE .

to exert a beneficial influence upon the will build up and make strong a weary moon growing vegetables. They were I FRITTERS.-Peel to the all
taking care remove
body. It will cure a headache. In- to do their work at the right time and in 'I pine-apple
great army of dyspeptics that are worrying the eyes ; cut in slices and remove the
their way through life in our deed, wo might make a long list+ of the right way. The right way was to core, dip in batter and fry a delicate

land ; and it is to be hoped that the nervous and other maladies that sleep do the hoeing and weeding in the brown. They 'may be eaten with a

fortunate exempts will their will cure. ; early morning while the dew was on, sauce male of sugar boiled to a syrup
govern The of sleeplessness and flavored to taste.
cure requires a late and that to be
that or at night, was a
diet
they may never fall victimsto clean, good bed, sufficient exercise to GRAPE PICKLES.-A peck of ripe
the distressing malady. Over eat- produce weariness, pleasant occupation daily work; and then when needed, grapes ; separate the pulp from the

ing, fast eating, irregular meals and good air, and not too warm a some wholesome food was given the skins ; scald the pulp thoroughly, and
indigestible compounds all lead to rebellion room, a clear conscieace, and avoidance plants from the henery or stable, then strain through a sieve ; then add a
of the stomach does of stimulants and naicotics. For they expected the moon to do its part pint of vinegar, three pounds of sugar,
too
so, a
those who are overworked haggardand sending down through the silent nightits clove, allspice and stick cinnamon.
mistaken starvation of the digestive or- nervous, who pass sleepless nights, Throw in the skins and boil half an
gans. The importance of fruit acids as we recommend the adoption of such benign rays until the pumpkins, hour.

a regulator of the system is not always habits as shall secure sleep ; other- squashes, potatoes, onions, and toma- BANANA CAKE.-One cup butter;
realized : but in warm climates particularly wise, life will be short, and what thereis toes were so filled with rich juices aid two cups sugar ; one cup water ; three
of it is sadly imperfect.A I four flour ; two heaping
sweet flavors that when properly eggs ; cups
should be
of I
they partaken cup of cold, strong beef-tea, cooked and brought to the table, the teaspoonsful of baking powder. Bake
generously. Nothing is so desirablefor nicely seasoned and free from grease,I. I them in layers ; this is the cake c cn-
a summer breakfast as plenty of taken during the night, will overcomein sight gladdened the whole household, monly known as one, two, three, four
fresh)..fruit It is an agreeable medicineand many cases nervousness and sleep- and when partaken of, brought health. cake.: Take one large cup of powdered
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beat and spread it on the layers, then ub1is1ir'i{ 'eparfme"t t Turnip Seed-Cabbage Seed. OR JOHN BULL'SSmith's

cover thickly with sliced bananas, the I Now is the time to put in Turnipsand

top layer may be frosted by leavingout RATES OF ADVERTISING. Cabbage. Two hundred pounds

the white of one egg for that pur On application just received. I have the largest stockin Tonic Syrup

pose. This is very nice if made well. I the State-fresh, pure and reliable.

The fruit should be perfectly ripe. Subscription $2.OO per annum,In advance.In WILLIAM A. BOURS,
clubs of six or more, 81.50 each. FOR THE CURE OF
Pine-apple can be used the same way, 20 West Bay st, Jacksonville, Fla.

but should be very soft and sliced in To Subscribers.See --.e.Strawberry FEVER and AGUE

sugar for an hour or two beforehand. printed slip on your paper (or wrapper) Plants for Sale.

POMEGRANATE: PIE.-Put the seeds Note date of the expiration of your subscription Wilson's Albany plants for livery Or CHILLS and FEVER,
and if in arrears please remit.
of about three in the fall. BURY & ANDERSON,
pomegranates on your
AND ALL MALARIAL
DISEASES.The .
Special to New Subscribers.New Mandarin Fla.Improved .
crust, add one cup of sugar and a lit- ,
subscribers to the DISPATCH, will receive ------.- proprietor of this celebrated medicine
tle water ; bake with two crusts. Wilson's Albany justly claims for it all
on application a colored map of Florida a superiority over rem
For jelly scald the seeds up with a free. Scale eighteen miles to th- inch. Strawberry Plants, for sale by edies ever offered to the public for the SAFE

little water; then to a pint of juice add ; SPECIAL CLUB RA1ES. JOHN H. JACKS, CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cureofdgneandFeverorChillsandFeverwheth-

one pound of sugar. We'club THE DISPATCH with any paperor Mandarin\ Fla. er of short or long standing. He refers to the
periodical: published in the United Statesor ---.----.--- entire Western and Southern country to bear
The truck growers meet at Ocala, Great Britain. Prices on application. him testimony to the truth of the assertion
Remittances should be sent by Check Rocky Branch Nursery, Mouticello, Fla.
that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if
August 24, to form a State association.Mr. Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Let- thedirectionsarestrictlyfollowedandcarriedout.
ter,addressed to Parties intending to purchase Le-
In a great many cases a single dose has
W. A. Lovell, one of the oldest C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, Conte Pear trees will do well to place been sufficient for a cure,and whole families

IAl'RRn....vTTT v.. Fr.-. orders with me before the season to have been cured by a single bottle,with a per-
citizens of this county, having been in fect restoration of the
plant opens. I have a choice stock of general health. It is,
the since 1859 there will TO ADVI3RTISCHS. however,prudent,and in every case more cer-
county and trees and
says one, two three-year-old ,
It is conceded by successful business tain to cure,if its use is continued in smaller
be a full crop of oranges in that section and experienced advertisers that advertise-men will not be undersold. Correspondence doses for a week or two after the disease has

and that he will have about ments inserted! in class publications ensure a with nurserymen solicited. been checked,more especially difficult and
long-standing( cases. Usually this medicine
4,000 boxes himself. Mr.\ Lovell is a greater return for the money invested than B. W. PARTRIDGE, will not require any aid to keep the bowels in
when brought to the attention of the public Proprietor.High good order. Should the patient, however,require -
strict temperance man, but he doubts through other mediums. THE FLORIDA DISPATCH 4 a cathartic medicine.after having taken

much the success of prohibition. being devoted to the agricultural and Grade Jersey Cattle. three or four doses of the Tonic,a single dose
very
Jenerallndustrial interests of the South and of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILLS
Orlando Sentinel. to immigration, circulates very largely Twenty high grade, threequarterand will be sufficient. Use no other.

---. .--- among planters and gardeners, and persons seven-eighths Jersey Cows with DR. JOHN BULL'S
who are seeking new homes, and therefore calves, and one registered Jersey Bull
The Macon and Florida Air Liue
offers special advantages as an advertising Granger. Full pedigree furnished. SMITH'S TONIC SYRUP,

has been chartered, to build a railroad medium to seedsmen, nurserymen and florists Will be sold at reasonable prices, as BULL'S SARSAPARILLA,

from Macon, Ga., south, and throughthe dealers real in fertilizers and agricultural the owner is not residing on his plantation ; BULL'S WORM DESTROYER: ,
implements, estate agents and railroad
middle and western counties of and steamboat companies. I and cannot give requisite at- : The Popular Remedies of the Day.

Florida Tampa and Charlotte Har- ,i --The- --- Florida---, --Rural---- Home.-- ---- tention. Apply by mail to Principal Office, 831 Main St., LOUISVILLE KY.

JOHN T. WINTHROP
bor with branches the St. Johns The first -
to number of The Florida "

and Kissimmee rivers. It is said that] Rural Home lies before us. It is a o Tallahassee 4 Fla. ; ? ; 1 1lESENT

work will be begun at once.Meteorological. neat twenty-four page three-column The "boss" book agent of the Southis
monthly, about the size of the American -
Mr. W. T. Hopkins, of Eastern

Agriculturist, with handsomely North Carolina, who is working for -OEVEBY-SUBSCRIBEn

designed cover. The editor, Mr.\ the publishing house of B. F. Johnson Every person renewing or subscribing 1
] ]
Walter Connelly, in his "introductory". & Co., Richmond, Va. Mr. Hopkin's J to this paper Within] the J[ \
says : next three months, will receive |
"It shall be endeavor profits are frequently footed up to over without extra charge,and in addi-

SCO riagwam' U*I* I: (g U V.* our constant 200 a week, and ia thoroughly under tior'l to any other premium towhich he may be
" to advance the interests of the
JO 15 5 3.2.2) ) 3 5ooooocso entire entitled
fe
the impression that the books pub- one year's subscription, tommm.
00 a2u1e o2waAV' tI:.. tl:.. tI:.. State and all her
00 H people ; to point out lished by B. F. Johnson & Co. sell
< faTHfK the best methods of
8. cultivating the faster than anything else on the face

(:: L9jplwnll SIIBp' u'BaI\' I 5r *5 C"Q Q :U.: products that are known to succeed of the earth.

t1 here ; to stimulate to further trial of HLM'l' .S1' *
1/1 00 -- s
3 W ..lnoolaA I a''O*.,< those that give fair promise of success, -- -- y

SHen 'tj V and suggest such others as may be ALBERT FRIES, VOL. VII. ST. LOUIS MO. 50 Cts. A Year.

i iB 3. .uonoaJla -a a adapted to our soil and climate. In ST. NICHOLAS, FLA., The best 50 ct.- -paper published west ol

: I 01Li WWWWW a.2a.2ZC t>i all cases we shall strive to be practical AGENT FOR I. the Mississippi River Provided you send 12

".a ?* *55> rather than theoretical, and, with the GEO. ,\'. 1SAKCIDS cts. extra to cover postage. Don't miss tr is

FI Uw a assistance of the contributors ROTTED BONE MANURE chance to get an excellent agricultural paper
sqipajpanqpau Io already one year for the postage only.Sherwood .
08 saqouj uj S8S88 1 I. > a engaged and such others as we may be Decomposed with otash.
&:i lI'BJUI'B.I' AIWA S Price 825 per ton,free on board in Jacksonville
O O t s able to secure, we hope to make the Samples of 16 different grades of Kertilzer, Female Seminary
SS RURALHOME] : one of the best and put up by Mr. Baker, can be seen at the Ger- 7
very man Drug Store, 19 E. Bay St. Jacksouvllte. | STAUNTON, VA.
LIwa I ooooopoeo .0 S of its Send 1 it !first-class Female School. Location
b I- -c4 ej: *j>wi- most practical periodicals class. 2-cent stamp for ca'alogue.
02fc si: Rt3al q 00000006:000003OOOOOO sssa -- --- --.- --- .. captivates by beauty and elegance of
Number one volume is I buildings and grounds. advantage
;:: s one, neatly Every -
,..
O o ... for thorough education in all de.
,2epor S [.a.. wnwlulw ex5r-. :t mod. I ,o.I_: sswg' >" gotten up typographically, and filled .4SEDGWICKSTEEL! .- partmemtfl. send for Catalogue to
,0 I e 2- ti with original and valuable matter. .. J.L. MASSEY Principal

,.,:.:. mwJx'BJ\I'' WQ: : -qqqq e Cc e:e.c:. _..oifm ) I Send for sample copy. WIRE FENCE Stanntnn Male Academy.- -- -II .. ,
: Beet equipped chooIln the South
;;
..t 18 I ..L .t. .L .1. .of..a.. :. .-A.. .+ Corps of experienced teachers. Fall I
QWOJ'Ua 8 g M.l1l'BJ SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. cabinets of minerals. Philosophical,
c5 U'BaIg' g g U, ....... >-< --.( 'I I I I I :' and Chemical apparatus. Legation '
1 5"S 0) >-<:: ::>-.:. J 1 I.4" :: unsurpassed for beauty and health-:
> ses For Sale. ....- >-< >-< '" T'Y I T I fn-nose Catalogue) on application.WM '. '
o ---. ------ >-< >-< )- F
_--.- ....Io-o cHcH I I H. KABLE. A.M PrineipalSTAUNTON.
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; I : III >- >-< )-.4 .
o : : : : : i : Mobile or Improved Noonan Straw- vA.
... _. : : :. .:00.... : ....>-<..... .....HH-.4- >-< M ....... --
1 J Y i
o ::"".f., .:,-: c-:t. li: | berry Plants for sale. Price, $3.00 ..........)>-<..... .....H -.....'>-< ):1 J r --o':
V J.i C5.s: cG -v-c t J I 'I ".'W7p A YEAR, clear or
1,000. $ OOt0
t, ..Q Dama t mpoa I per Larger quantities on ap- 0 ( 111 JIIJ ..... I $2500 all expensecan be
:
35 < ;..'C cG as Q't) ) SSgSS: plication. Delivered at the wharf or }T ;;;: r_ h "" 31( Y Y Y (4 made working for us. Agents preferred who
Q as 'tj'tj'O can furnish their own horses and give their
.
'tjS i: a zfLY railroad station. I have raised straw- I. the best general purpose wire fence In use. It whole time to the business. Spare momenta
.Q 1st.
:.
oiponc net-work
without
barbs.
\ ,,, 3 berries for the past six years,and tried injure: stock. It will turn does, pigs, sheep Dont and may be profitably employed also. A few vacancies -
well in towns and cities. B. F. JOHNSON
poultry as a horses and cattle. The best I,
i more than twenty varieties, and find fence for Farms,Gardens, Stock Ranges and Rail- A CO., 1013 Main St., Richmond, Va.
"An Old Packer" writes to the'i this the best. D. B. MILLS\ School-lots roads. Very and neat Cemeteries.,pretty styles Covered for Lawns with Parks rust-

Times-Union that factoriesare i Welaka Fla. proof paint or made of galvanized wire as pre-
canning ... ferred. It wtllla.t r life-time. It Is better than "
impossible in Florida until farmers j Choice- -Improved- bards Sedffwick or dates barbed made wire of in wrought-ron every respect.! pipe The and Fancy IP Poultry.
steel' wire defy all competition in lightness neatness -
moderate their i ideas of the value of i Nunan Strawberry Plants now readyat ,strength and durability. We make the best
$2.25 thousand. cheapest and easiest workingalMron automaticor W. W. FEXDBICK,
Special rateson
their vegetables. Ho it will not per seif-opeuiuc gate and the neatest cheap'
,
says Successor to Albert Fries,
large quantities.T.. Iron fences now made The best Wire
to pack tomatoes that cost Stretchers,Cutting( Pliers and Post A uecrs. Keeps 20 varieties of Pure-bred Fowls.
pay over \ TILTON, For pAces and particulars ask Hardware Dealers Yards: Shell Road near Moncrief Spring
, twenty-five cents a bushel. Glen St Fla. or address,mentioning paper Eggs for Hatching, $2 per dozen. ',',
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\ 0 LONG LOANS. SAVANNAH, FLORIDA AND EST'NI NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC.

To stand M long M interett li kept : I
.. 0 Personal security e.lyfortntereat. I
8.D .tc. Name thli paper. T.S. Gardner, rk nb rrrryrxt -
If aatgtr,Palace Bnlldlnj Cincinnati,0 i.uii... L Valrico Nurseries
, <:>
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: 600 ACRES. 13 GREENHOUSES. RAILWAY TROPICAL i1ND SUBTROPICAL. g g

: TREESImPLANTS WAYCROSS SHORT LINE. ;;cm \ 2si g

... Catalogue Free. sCO r_:

We offer for the Fall trade a large and fine stock of All Trains of this Road are Run by Central ((90th) ."
everr description of FRUIT and Ornnmentnl Meridian Time,which is 33 Minutes Siowt r W. G. TOUSEY, I
TJtliKS! shrubs, Rose. Vine!!. S.HALL' than Jacksonville Time. O
FRUITS. Hedge Plants Fruit Tree"KeedHnjrmandKoreKtTrreHeedlinffg. S Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla.
Priced Cat&ogue. TIME CARD IN EFFECT MAY 2, 1886.
,Fall 1886.mailed free on application. Address

LOOMINOTONPHiFNIXNURSERY! ( l ) Passenger Trains will leave and arrive daily,
as follows:

i NEW ORLEANS KXPKES SOUR ORANGE TREES

INCORPORATED BY STATE LEGISLATURE. Leave Jacksonville dally at............... 7:35 a m ,
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.......... 7:3o a m
Granted Power to Confer a Degree. Leave Callahan daily at......_............. 8:18 a m
Arrive at Waycross daily at...............10:15 a ro
Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V. R.R... 1:50 p m
DUNSIVIORE'SBUSINESS Arrive at Thomasville daily at-....... 1:37 p HI From i to li inches in Diameter
Arrive at Bainbridge daily at............ 3:35 p m
Arrive at Chattahoochee dally at....... 4:04 p m
Arrive at Pensacola via L. &: N.R.RJU-.10 p m
STAUNTON,VA. Teaching Its pupils by actual Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R.R....... 2:30: a m
Ttraetia bow to keep books and do business. Treated Arrive atNew Orleans via.L.&N.R.R 7:20 a m .A.t :3Fl.oo35L: :IBolrfcoxn.: :Prices,
in a city noted for HEALTH. RrJlOOI R. CHCRCIIES AND Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -
wcior. Address G.
JDUNfiUIOBK PresidentCrab and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and .

Mobile. For Planting During Rainy Season of Summer.
FAST MAIL.

Orchard Leave Jacksonville dally at............... ::OO p m
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..........12:00
m "
Leave Callahan daily at.-................... 2:45 p m :JM.A.: "VII.JE: : :: : ; :FI.EEJ: : :),
-WATER.n Leave Chattahoochee at.....................11:30 am
i =i *c.r! Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:40 p m
, THE LIVER. 0 2trt CD Arrive at Waycross daily at...._........ 4:40 p m
THE KIDNEVS. :: ado: Arrive at Jesupdaily at..................... 6:15 pm Drayton Island, Florida.
4 THE STOMACH. 4 -8.c m Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. &: 0... P:35 p th
THE BOWEI.8. x; .sr3 s"7A :- Arrive at Savannah dally at....._........ 7:58 p m
n ae Arrive at Charleston dally at........... 1:25' a m LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES
A POSITIVE CURE FOR a 0 n e.gcfI ::::I Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p m ,

) ",0 :: :::I Arrive Baltimore................................12:35 a m
::s ;'::.W M Arrive Philadelphia............................. 3:45 a m NEW CATALOGUE READY
IPSICKHEADACHE 3 lit : E. Arrive at New York: daily at._......_.. 6:50 a lu NOW ,
; "ono Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson-
ri < ville and New York. With descriptions of
DOSE::-One to two teaspoonfuls. .afln. c..::: p.:::2
t Genuine CRAB ORCHARD SALTS in sealova S oed EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
packages at 10 and 25cte. No genop ;; 110 Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30 p m TROPICAL AND l 8ElJITI"tOPICALFruit :
': woe Salts sold In bulk. a n n Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..........I1:30a m
Crab Orchard Water Co., Proprs. M"S. Leave Callahan daily at....................._ 5:14 p m Trees Plants Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc. etc.
.N. JONES. Manager Louisville. Ky. Arrive at Callahan...................:..........10:46 a m ,
Leave Wa). ross................................... 7:30 p m
Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 8:25 a m Together with full descriptions of all the
Leave Gainesville daily at.................. 3:50 p m
FAIRVIEW NURSERIES Leave at Lake City_............... ........... 3:45 p m
Leave Live Oak daily at.................... 7:10 p m CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREESAlso
Leave Thomasville daily at.-...........1115 p m
O. R. THATCHER Arrive at Albany daily at_............._ 1:30 a m Price List. Send for Catalogue to
Arrive Montgomery via Central R.R. 8:00 a m
Arrive Mobile via L. &N. R. It.......... 2:10 p m ?
w. W. :H.: WKINS sc SON
Manager, Arrive New Orleans via L. &: N. R.R. 7:30 p m :rops.,
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. It.... 7:10 a m
<< San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida. Arrive Louisville via L. &N.R.R..... 2:25 a m LAKE: GEORGE, FLORIDA. Jan 1 '85
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. -- ---
... : R. R.. 6:35 a m
Arrive St.Louis.................................... 7:40 a m
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville GEORGETOWN NURSERIES.o .
and St. Louis, via Thoraasville, Albany,
The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Montgomery and Nashville.
and other Citrus Fruits. o-

Choice varieties of the of recent Intro- Leave Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE...........EXPRESS................... 9:30 p m AND LEMON TREESBudded
duction. Fig, Arrive Jacksonville............................ 8:05.. m
Leave Callahan....................................10:20 p m from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks.
The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel Arrive Waycross..................................12:35 a m Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line
Arrive Albany via B. &: W. R. R........ 5:30 a m Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
low.The Arrive Macon via Central R. R......... 9:40 a m
Peach and Pear of the sorts best Arrive Atlanta via Central It. R....... 1:33; p m AARON wARR:: : ., Georgetown, Fla
the soil and climate of Florida. adaptedto Arrive Jesup-....................................... 2:15am May 16'83 tf
Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V.& G.... 6:00 a m --. --
The Plum varieties of the Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 8:30 a m
Japan
Mulberry, FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED
Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. Arrive Atlanta via E.T.V. & G.R.R.12.-05 m
,
Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R....... 6:50 a m
Cataloguo free on application. Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir
Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING
REFERENCES-Crosby&:Gowen.San Mateo via_Waycross, Jesup and Macon: between
;
Hon. U. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also; Through
Palatka. Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and -rb.e range 03.c3L Lemonin
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville
and Cincinnati,via .
The Chronicle Jesup.SAVANNAH EXPRESS. variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To and Honey Peaches, LeConte and

Augusta :Leave Jacksonville............................. 9:30 p m Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc.
Arrive Jacksonville............................ 8:05 a m
Leave Callahan ...............................10:20 p m CATALOGUE FIt.EE.
AUGUSTA, GA., Arrive Callahan.................................. 7:05 am
Leave Gainesville at........................... 3:50 p m
Arrive Gainesville. ............................. 9:35am Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton
AND THE Leave Lake City................................... 3:45 p m Island St. Johns River.
Arrive Lake City.................................10:00: a m ,
FLORIDA DISPATCH Leave Live Oak at............................... 7:10 p m
Arrive at Live Oak daily at.............. 6:15 a m A. H. MANVILLE & CO.
Arrive Thomasville............................ 7:50 a m ,
For One Year at 290. Arrive Albany.....................................11:50 a m aug24-ly lakeland, Polk County, Fla
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 7:23: p m
The Augusta Chronicle is the largest Weekly Arrive Nashville via L. &: N. R. R... 7:10 a m
newspaper in the State. It is a twelve Arrive Louisville via L.&N. R. R... 2:20 p m
NURSERY Co.
page(eighty-four column) paper. It contains Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 p m MANVILLE
all the Important news of the week, and is Arrive St.. Louis via L. &N. R. R...... 8:00 p m
filled with interesting and instructive read. Arrive Waycross............?...... ............12:35 a m
ing to the farmer, mechanic, business! and Arrive Brunswick via B.& W. R.R... 7:40 a m Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and

professional man. Its Washington, Atlanta Arrive Jesup.......................?..............- 3:13 a m Persimmons Filberts Walnuts Figs Grapes Bananas etc.
and Columbia Letter,with its full Telegrahic Arrive Savannah..........?.................... 6:15 a m ,
service, market reports, editorial and general Arrive Charleston...............................12:55 p m Descriptive Catalogue and t'ric*List of 27 pages sent free.
news, make it the most readable and one of Arrive Washington_..........._.............10:30 a m
the best newspapers in the South. Arrive New york................................. 5:30 p m F. S. CONE, Manager,
The Augusta Chronicle can be read in any Pullman Palace Cars between Jacksonvilleand CRESCENT CITY, FLA.
household. It is free from sensationalism.ENGINES Tampa.Pullman .
Buffet Cars between Jacksonville
and Washington.Through DeLAND ACADEMY AND COLLEGE
GNFONRNG Tickets sold to all points by Rail ,
and Steamship connections, and baggage DELAND, FLORIDA.
'.Most checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths A first-class Academy for both sexes. Five courses: College Preparatory; Higher English
the economical and durable. Cheapest in and sections secured at the Company's Office Normal; Business; Industrial Drawing. First-class Art and Music Departments. It'lne'new
CORN market,quality considered. SAWMILLS in Astor's Building,82 Bay street,and at Pas- Dormitory Buildings enabling us to furnish board and tuition at reasonable rates.
TON SUELLEItS, CIDER MILLS, COT- senger Station and on board People's Line The purpose of this Institution is to give, in the delightful climate of Florida,as thoroughand
PLANTERS AND STANDARD IMPLEMENTS Steamers H.B.Plant and Chattahoochee and liberal an education as can be secured the best New England schools.
logue. GENERALLY. Send lor cata De Bary-Baya Line steamer City of Jackson- DeLand College will also receive students of both sexes prepared to enter the Fresh-
ville. man Class. Bend for Catalogue.J. .
A. B. JAS. L. TAYLOR
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FARQUHAR
General Passenger Agent. F. FOHIS.ES, President,
Pennsylvania Agricn.tural Works, York, Pa. B. G. FLEMING, Superintendent. DeLand) Fla., or II. A. DeLand, Fairport: N. Y.


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A.., E. DROUGHT, F. II. 8KELDINGJ, Strawberry Plants.Nunan's NURSERIES; SEEDS, ETC. REAL ESTATE.
President. Cashier. .


KISSIMMEE CITY BANK Prolific.. .per 1000 $2.'5
Palm Nurseries
Charleston Seedling, or Noisettes, 350 Royal sReal Estato.
ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. In lots of 500 or over,lass than 500,per 100 .50
MANATEE FLA.
Special rates for lots of 10,000 or over. ,

CAPITAL $0,000. A few thousandPOTTED In ddition to a full line of general nursery
stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
PLANTSat are constantly receiving seeds and plants
will fine residence lot
buy at
Transacts a general Banklngrbusiness.::: $2 per hundred. i from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld $600 Tampa. Easy a terms.
\ many of which are introduced for the
Orders accompanied with cash promptly first time into the United States.
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit filled with strong healthy plants,well packed. We can only mention a few of the rare $5000 will buy 200 acres high rolling
cashed. plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of land adjoining the new town of
Plants Now neud)". 1886: Pemberton, junction of South Florida and

Has In all the chief towns Address, Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla-
correspondents Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose-
J. W. VOSE coochee River.
of Florida, also Seaboard National Bank and '" Apples,Star-Apples Suger-Apples,Cherimoyas,
Messrs. C. M. Whitney & Co., New York. P. O. Box 116, Jacksonville, Fl Sour Sas, Horse-Radish Trees, "Spanish

: .In Great off Scotland ,Bank of Irelau I, Or, W)[. H. KINGSBURY, Limes,' Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries, $ I I UU Crwill buy a residence lot in Oriole a
Royal Bank of BrltliA Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap- new Railroad town on S. P. R.R., in
North America and Melville, Evans & Co Taylor's European House.Jacksonville, Fla. ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizziasand Hernando county. Easy terms; concessionsto
London. Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, those who will build. Place rapidly Im

Shell Pond Nurseries. Yuccas, Agaves, Dasylinons, Plumerias, Palms proving.
nil I A A andWHISKY; cured (in variety), Caesalpinias and Poincianas, many
O 1 1 1 BUI at homo without pain. Book kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare will buy a handsome lot in Parkersburg -
I 1 HJifJ 11 S.particular H. WOOLLEY*M.sent D.,ALlant&Free.,Ga. Pien Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, Jackson Prolific greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East I $1 00 ,Marlon county,facing on Coop.
I (September), and My Favorite (October) Indian Pines and forest trees ; Pandamus I er Park. Send for colored map. Property of-

; Peaches, Pears, Figs,Japan Persimmons Japan Veitchii, Musa Ensete ; Cyphomandra betacea ;. ered very cheap.
(the "Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon
Plums, etc. Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses
will buy a large building lot In
Send for Circular. and all sorts of shrubbery in variety. $ 50
., h' Windsor, Alachua county, a flour
JAS. P. DEPASS. Red Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, ishing place.
Archer, Fla.HIRES' $2.00 per hundred, S15.0U per thousand. twill
New catalogue ready October.
in
IMPROVED ROOT BEER. $6000 buy 400 acres land adjoining
AddressREASONER BROS. Windsor. Easy terms. Only

Packages 25 cta. Makes 4 gallonsof Box 10, Manatee,,Fla. $500 cash required; balance on long time to

a delicious, sparkling and wholesome bev- __h __ u __ __ __ ____ suit purchaser.
erage. Sold by all druggists, or sent by mailon
receipt of 25 cents. C. E. HIRES, wlll buy a well located lot of 10
; 48! N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, PaPIAHOS&ORGANS---I- I PROVED $2 6 0 acres at Oriole; land all high and
--- -- ---------- ------- -- I dry ; originally selected for orange culture.

Long terms of credit. Only$25 cash required I ,
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: Wilson StrawboITY Plants and an equal amount per annum plus the interest -
\\"f I I I UI all makes direct to c isto on deferred payments. The easiest
n' mers from beadquartei, at terms offered on high dry lands In Florida.
wholesale prices. All goods Enquire for particulars
guaranteed. No money asked
till instruments are receivedand FOR SALE. $460 wlll buy a fine 10-acre( lot close by
fully tested. Write us station at Candler, Marion county.
Type for Sale. before purchasing. An investment! of 2 cents may Very prosperous place; good lands.
save you from 850.00 to 810000. Address

800 pounds Long Primer, the type the Dispatch JESSE FRENCH Pistributinq, Nashville Pep11 for the South TenmWAoltsato Price $2.50 per ;iOOO9, $225 will dler, buy close a by choice the station.5-acre lot at Can- l

Is from is offered for sale ___ ___ _h____ __ i
printing $400 wlll buy a 10-acre( tract of high roll-
h.g pine land lying a little off from
Delivered to the wharf.C. .
cheap. Address ) the S.S.,O. & G.R.It. in Marion county. Sat-

c. w. DACOSTA. f.-i< isfactory terms to buyers.
F. WIN TON
$520 will buy a beautifully located
Ih East Mandarin. whole block of lots In Parkersburg.
FRIEND IN NEED.Dr.
A --- -- Money in it for the right man. Over 300 lots

Sweet's:; now sold.
DEER ISLAND will buy 10 acres good orange land
$ 150
INFALLIBLE I LINIMENT.{ adjoining Parkersburg.

Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen $2 5 0 0 will buy 80 acres high rolling
h & 8 & & ; Sweet, of Connecticut, the natural Bone Setter GARDENS AND NURSERIES .Iand adjoining Floral City, in
lias been used for more than 50 years;, Hernando county. Money in it for subdivision -
and is the best known remedy for Rheuma- into lots. Terms to suit.

tism,Neuralgia,Sprains,Bruises,Cuts,Burns OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA. $800 will buy 80 acres good high rolling
wounds and all external injuries. pine land north of Couper on F.S.

SOLD MV ALL DIC.UGGIST8-TRY IT, inhood. Hernando county. Good..neighborB'y -
_u Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit .

and Ornamental Trees, will buy 20 acres land at Oriole
$6 0 0
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huiT DRYERS with Lake Front.
Plants and Vine
$1 000 will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
southwest of Oriole, close by Improvements -
I T IK ZniMEllMAX QUICKEST AND BEST. No Loss in Transplanting.
; commanding building site; fine
G ZIMMERMAN MF'G CO., BURLINGTON IOWA. land.
Oatalogue and Price List Free, on applica-
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IRONOF1 will buy 40 acres land, high and
tion to the Manager. Addres $
;: : CECIL H. PLUMMER 1 4L\J\J dry,adjoining I town plat of Oriole.
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A fortune for some one by uubdlvidlng'intobuilding
.I. Send prices A. E. CHAMPLIN, lots.
and Illustrated Catalogue of
nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. wilt buy W acres of land adjoining
CINCINNATI ((0.) CORRUGATING CO. VETERINARY SURGEON $600 preceding.
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Nurseries of Lake Woir Go $ 1250 will Company's buy 80 acres lands land at adJoiningthe emberton -

SAM PLE >x1.00rur13lVeek..The1'OLC2 G.WETTfrill Student of the Royal Veterinary College of which they have laid out in building lots.

be mailed,securely wrapped,to any address In to: London, River front. A bargain.
United States /-* "*ran r 'ct forTbrco Monthson : 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our will buy 120 acres fine land between
Will answer all communications let- $2 6 0 0
receipt of OJ>r B&L.O: Ono Dollar. Lib- through Bade City and Tucker-
eral discount allowed to Postmasters Agents and ters and telegrams. trees are very thrifty, three and four town in Hernando county.
Clubs.The POLICE nnARI GAZETTE year old stock,% to 1% Inch diameter, with
will buy 40 acres splendid high
of New York Is the IVlAGILClLO.MA'; Jotrttlmate one year old buds. Kurseries easily accessible $400
land, two miles from rooks vi lie.
lllostratod Sporting and Sensational) to Florida Southern Railroad Send for
Journal publlaicd on the American Office In OrlandoFla., at Catalogues. Address $8 0 0 will buy a young orange grove,265
continent. Apply for terms to FREE' Reed & Foster's Stables. E. B. FOSTER, Manager trees, some beginning to bear;
Richard K. Fox. Franklin Square. New York. dec21-ly) South Lake Weir, F a. grove In fine condition; Clay county, fine
neighborhood; quarter mile from KingsleyLake.

JBcr: J:... :E3 !3 Wesleyan Female Institute. .
A. IV. DOBBINS & BRO. $1 000 will buy 160 acres high pine land
in Hernando county; place has

Mzo... ., : Winter Flowering Bulbs of All Kinds STAU TON, VJR iINIA.Opens several hundred dollars worth of Improve-
ments on it, including house; Railroad survey
runs through place.

Grow Itnlbs and l-/otr. rtt for Pleasure and $6000 will buy 810 acres finely located
Profit. land In Hernautlo county. Willsell

The soil and climate of Florida are peculiarly all or part.HOMES.
adapted to the growth of all kinds of bulbs.
They increase rapidly and should command
higu prices in the North. If the bulbs them-
selves are not sold, the flowers sent to i he x rJiLl d IN FLORIDA !
N jrth in winter will sell at high prices. Au
..ifot1 Immense and profitable trade is done in win-
ter cut flowers in where
Europe, they are
Hernando
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grown n South of Fiance and Italy to supply r Oriole County.
the London market. It is
further
no from
for colored of Oriole and
Send Map
Gun Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters Florida to New York. The tame thing can stamp how to home In Florida
1 information get a
be done here,and New York prices are higher tua'i a: ,
Railroad in active
,ban LondonI close by operation. Splendid -
September 22d, 1886. One of the FIRST orange lands. Large number of new
44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. have kinds perfected of bulbs arrangements in to importall SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES IN THE UNION groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
direct
any quantity All Departments thorough. Buildings ele coming in from all over the Union. Attractive -
.JACKSONVILLE! FLORIDA can from lay the them best growers down here in Holland at prices, and far below find I gant. :Steam: heat. Gas light. Situation plan ofpurcha.se; but little cash required.
beautiful. Climate splendid. Pupils from
Bargains offered.
those of the Northern dealers.
nineteen States. All important advantages
Gunnmithlng done in all Its branches. Orders booked In succession for delivery
n one greatly reduced charge. Board, WashIng 'V. B. CLARKSON
fresh and direct from Holland ,
during Sep Lights, English, Latin, French, German,
tember and October.
IRON SAFE WORK Prices on application
Music,for cholastl-;year, from September to
Special rates on Stencil Cutting,by mall.octU Terms, cash on delivery.O.. R. ROGERS June, S3 GO. For Catalogue write 10 Office: 72i! W. Bay St., up stairs,
REV. Wm. A. Harris. I). D., President
Orange Lake P.O.,Florida. Staunton,Virginia. Jacksonville, Fbu.

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I Tariff Western- Cities from JacksonviMe' ,- Callahan, Gainesville' and; Live Oak I

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Oa....._......... 30 WO 00 Cedar Rapids Ia.......... ...... .........' Fort Scott Kan..1 90 140 00!: Logansport, Ind............ ...... ........ Portsmouth, Ohlo....... ... _-
AtlantaOa............ 35 7000 Champaign, '............ ... '......... oailloni ... ,.........; Lincoln, Neb.. ..._......... 94 156 40.1 Peoria, 111_.................. 65 11600
Atchison, Kan.............. ......... I Dalton, Oa.............. ...... 40 80 001 Is, Ohio........... ;! ... '.........l Macon: Oa...........N........ 25 50 00 Pittsburg, Pa......_..... ... 66 126 00
Adrain, Mich............... ...... .....-.I, l II Dayton, O. .... ............... ... .........1 Grand Rapids, l\Ilch..... ... I.........' Mobile, Ala.................... 40 80 00 Quincy J.111._.................. ...... .........
Ann Harbor, Mlch,...... ... ......... (,Delaware, Ohio............ ... .........1 Henderson, Ky............. 5.S ,100, 00 Montgomery, Ala........ 35 7000 home' a......_............- 40 80 00
Alton, 111..................._. ... ......... ,Defiance. Ohio.............. ... .........1'I Hickman, Ky......._...... 55 iloo 00 Mansfield, Ohio............ ... ......... Rock !sland. Ill............ ...... ....-..
Anniston, Ala.............. 40 8000 Detroit Mich........_...... 70 1000: Indianapolis....... 60 00 Mass1l10n, Ohio............ ... I......... Rochester, N. Y._......... 68} 134 00
Birmingham, Ala._ ..... 40 80 00 Danville Ill................." ...: ......... Jetfersonvl1le, Ind...... 58 108 00 Mt. Vernon!, Ohio......... ... ......... Sandusky, Ohio............ 5- 116 00
Bloomington, Ill ......... ... .........1! Davenport Ia...............! ...... ......... '' JackFonvllle; IlL.......... ... 1! ......... Memphis, .enn......_... 45 90 00 Sioux City, Iowa........... ... .........
Burlington Ia............... ...... .........I; !Dubuque, }owa........... "' ..... .I i Joliet, Ill........................ ... I......... I Milwaukee, Wis........... 70 120 00 Springfield, 111......_...... N..N..
Bellevlll J 111......_......... ... ......... : Des Moines, Iowa........ ...... ,I........ Jefferson City, Mo....... ...... ......... iMadison, Ind....._......... ... ......... St. J oseph Mo.N......._... ...... ....._..
Buffalo, I Y........._...... 66 126 00 Denver, Col.................... 185 ::250 00 Knoxville, Tenn ......... 45 90 00 Minneapolis, Minn_... ..... ....... St. Louis, Rio: ... ............. 65 11600
Bay City Mich.._......... ...... ...... Dixon, Ill........_............ .I......\. Kenton, Ohio ........ ... Madison Wis ......j.. ......... .Saginaw, 1\Ilch........... ... .........
Bristol, .1.enn......_....._ ... ......... Elyria, Ohio.................. .....' Kalamazoo, Mich_...... 70 120.00), Montreal, CanadaN..N. ...... ........ SpringfleldOhio.......... ... .........
Cleveland 0..._...... ...... 70 120 00 Evansville, Ind_......... 00 Kansas CityMo..._...... ...... ........ Nashville,Tenn............ 45 90 00 St. Paul,1\1 Inn............... ...... N._.
Cincinnati, Ohio......... 55 100 00 East Saginaw, Mich.._. 56XII06..... I LansingDiich.............. ...... .........j) New Orleans_............ 45 90 00 Toledo 0....................... 70 120 00
Cairo, Ill. .................._ 60 110 00 East Ht.Louis, Ill......... 00 LaCrosse, Wis............... ...... ........ NeWark, Ohio............... ... ......... Terre 1 auto, Ind ......_ 60 11000
Columbus, Ky.............. 55 100 00 Emporia, Kan.............. 1 05 16200 ,Lima, Ohlo......_..... ...... ... .........j !Omaha, Neb.................. ...... ....._.. Toronto, Can................ N..NN..
Columbus, Ohio........... ... ......... Erie, Pa.................?....... 66 12600 Lafayette, Ind......_....... ... .........1 Ottawa, Can..... ............ ...... ......... Topeka, Kan......_........ 95 148 00
Columbus Ga ..._......... 35 7000 "ortWayneIInd.1 ...1......... I Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ......... !011 City, Pa.................... 66 12600 Urbana, Ohio..........._... ... .........
I Council Btu Ia......... .... ......... ... I ,I Leaven wortn, Kan ...... .... .. :Pekln, III. ..................... ... ......... Wheeling, W.V........... 66 laJ 00N.MN.
Chicago 111._............... 65 116 00 .:Fremont, 0..1. ..... \\.1.1 Louisville Ky............_. 55 .100 00. Pana, 111......................... ... ......... Winnipeg, Man............. :-... ..
Chattanooga, Tenn.... 40 80 00 Fort Dodge, 18 I Little Rock, Ark............ 55 120 00 (IPiqua, Ohio.................. ... .........
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Bt&Uonl of Savannah, Florida & Western Railway............................................ ... ... \ --1--! I . . .I . .
Jacksonville lln.hanl and Live Oak.....................................................N.......... 30 90 25 50 30 60 006 001 601 'Z1 55 . . . .. .. .
Gainesville, PTew BranIord......_...._..........................................._......_................. 30 60 35 70 40 80 40! 80 401 80'r7' : 75 . . . .. ....
Landings on St Johns river...................................................._-.....................,..... 30 60 35 70 40 80 40' 80 40,1, 801: 37" 75 . . . . .. ... .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and Including Ocala ............_........................... 3.5 70 40 80 45 90 45 I' 90 42 85 . . . .. .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala .............................................................. 37 75 42 85, 47 95 951', 471 951 44 00 ,! . . .. .. ... .. ....
Stations on Fla. 8t' Ry., St. J. do L. E. Division...................._.............................. 37 75 42 85 95 49 47 95 47 95 . . . .. .. ....
Landings on Lake San ta Fe_................................................................................... ... ... ... ...... : ... ... I I ... ,, . . . .. ... .. ....
Tampa .................................................................................................................. 45 90 50 1001 55110 55 1 10 55110 5.1) 110 I . . .. ... .. ...
Landings Manatee River .. ... I . . ... .. .... .. ....
on ...... .. ...... ... ...... ......
Stations on J., 8t. A. &. H. R. Ry.........N..N..N..N..N..............................._......_........................... ... ... I ::: :::::: ::: ::::::I ::: :::::: ::: :::::: . . .. .. ... .. ....

Palatka................._........................ ......_...........................__............_.................. 30 60 35 701, 40 .80 40j .80f 401 .801 I 37 75 . . .. .. .. ....
St. Augustlne....._........................................_.......................................................... ... .N .N .N 1 ... ...... ...1, .. .1 ...... ... ...... . . .. .. ... .. .. .
Stations on J. T. & K. w.Ry ...... ..............................................._........................... ... ... ... ... I'I'i . . . .. ... .. ....
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris .................................................................. 42 85 47 95: i 52 1.05 b91: 25I 52 1.05 52 1.05 . . ... ... .. ....
Stations on South Florida R&\1road. I !

From Belair to McKinnon, Inclusive .......................... ................................ ..... 40 80 45 90: 50 1 50 100{ 50 1 47 95 . .. .. ... .. ....
From Kissimmee to Acton, Incluslve............................_ ................. ................. 4.5 50 100; :).) 001 55 110' 5,1) 1 001 52 102 . .1 .. ... .. ....
From Plant City to Orient.a, Inclusive........................................................ ..... 50 1 901 5.1) 1 101 60 I 60 1 20, 60 1201 57 115 . .. . .. .. .. ....
From Winter Haven to Bartow, Inclusive................................_..........._........... 55 1 101 60 120. 65 1 301{ 65 1301, 65130! 1 62 125 . . . .. ... .. ....
Stations F. R. &. N. Co. north of and Ocala 35 40 SO 4.5'' 4.5 90 -42 &1) . .. . .. .... .. ....
on Including ... ........................ .... 701 901 17 1 90'1!
Stations on F. R. do N. Co. south of Ocala._...................................................., :37 75 42 I 8-5 47 95 : I 41 90 o. I . . . . .. ....
Stations on Sanford &: Indian River R. R..........N................. ...._...................... .... ...... h. i ......j : "' : I I ... ... o. . .. . .. ....
Stations on Tavares, Orlando &: Atlantic R. R....._...............................?........... ... ...... ... ......' ... I, ...... 11 II :.. "I ...... I '00'' ...... I I'" ......1;, .. . .. .. .. .. ...
Gult points north Tampa..................................................................................... ... ...... .N ...... ... ......!' ... I ...... ...I""I, ... I I ...... . . .. .. ....
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Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of Excess
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Car-load Is estimated at 20,000) pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. of tnl
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior nonn' will herhflri?* f ff>'* ""0 rata r r-1nAII Rh1"m"t" rropfbe' to one d' Jnntloti .PI

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one conslgJee.
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipmentswill
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savan- be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and tha
nah Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays. companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage, however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving I occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such los must attach solely to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. I company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Weekly: connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving I The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections at those points will not
Savannah every Thursday. 1 be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every I In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In
Saturday. I Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rateH.
No single shipment taken for less than 31 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti

.lNFORl\JATION: "OR 8I-IIPP.ER: more. If shipped beyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rates of con-
netting 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 of the agents
lines to above rates. For further information, If needed, apply to Agents of the lines, or to
The dimensions of the Standard Box for Vegetables are 8xl4x22.1nches, and the weight Is C. D. JAMES L. TAILOR,
sttazated' at. o pounds. Traffic Manager;;Savannah Ga. Gen'l Freight Agent, Bavannaa,4G.





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Printing and Publishing House, THE FLORIDA SOUTHERN RAILWAY mm,


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

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Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands in the State of Florida. Prices
1.25 to$)per acre,according to location. .

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f ( THE LAKE REGION OF POLK COUNTY.Two .
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:- timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an inducement to the invalid.Its .
too beautiful and diversified scenery boating fishing etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely wnter 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 -
r of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits; and the fact that both the South Florida
r and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
I desirable locality in South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and upwards -
,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers.

ANCLOTE, HERNANDO COUNTY.At .

the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast high land in full view of the
ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange
g groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200
oICBIND c 41'i' f acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba who selected this point after
t looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school, saw-mill and all requisites
for a settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-

A west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands in Sumter,Alachua and Orange Coun-
ties,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.

LIBERAL TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS OR PRODUCERS.For .

'-_ full particulars address
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County,Florida. .
... "- ---. -- G. M. MORRISH, Anclote Hernando County,Florida. '
;;= J. E. LAMBETH. GainesvIlle,Alachna County,Florida. .
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A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon.Orange County, Florida,or to
E. R. TRAFFOItD General Manager,Sanford Orange County Florida.
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Cor. Bay and PineStreets, JOHN T. LESLEY President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE Sec.&Treas

,. HILL OROUGII COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY,

.:JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA.l, TAMPA, FLORIDA,
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Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
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description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive
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I Pamphlet and newspaper. _
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HORACE DREW

The Largest and Most Complete Print- ,
59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida

ing House in the State. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL

Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and
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Music Games Dolls and Goods
Toys Fancy ,

Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door

Amusements.Moore's .

New Type and Improved Machinery.EVERY Orange Culture,Rev.Ed .. .................. ... .... ... ...... .. ... .... .......51.00
Oemler's Truck Farming In the South. .......... .............. ... .... .... .. .... ........... 1.ro
Whltner's Gardening In Florida............................................. .................. 1'50
KIND OF McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida .............................................. .. ...... 4.00I
have all the Maps,Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica
tion. Legal Blanks of every description.
PRINTING, RULING AND BINDING. HORACE. DREW.
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ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY,

CHARLESTON s. C.
In my office only SKILLED WORKMEN are employed
guaranteeing Ashley Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.
First-class Work to Patrons.
my Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
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Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees,bananas etc

./ Ashley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Aeid Phosphate.Pure .
STEREOTYPING IN ALL BRANCHES.
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia Kalnlt
; Muriate,Potash Cotton Seed Meal etc. -

For Almanacs and Hand Books,Agricultural Primers and good articles on Peas, Kalnit
Floats,etc.,address

THE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY,
Orders for EnuravlnuPromptly Executed. Charleston,8, C. ,


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Time.) ON AND AFTER
.M. LEDWITH. F. C.SOLLEE. WEDNESDAY, August 11, 1886, 5 a m,Trains E.Commission BEAN
will leave and arrive as follows: .
LEDWITH & SOLLEE, ,

! SOUTH BOUND.
DEALERS IN Merchant and Forwarder
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REAL ESTATE tn...; =
;gO 801..0 .Q Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.
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Office, No. Herkimer Block, STATIONS. :: wZ Branch Packing-House, Waycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.Ornn.ges .
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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Via r w < a :L.e-rn On.S
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j Headquarters for Haines City Property. LeaveAM PM PM AM And other Fruits and
R.R. Wharf ..... ......_ ........ ..._... ........ Vegetables,
Sanford........ 0 800 435 520 930Belair.
t L. MORETON MURRAY, I CHARLES MCNAB ......... 3 810 4 43 5 32 9 45 PACKED, SHIPPED AND SOLD.

I Notary Public. Justice of the Peac Longwood.Altamonte.... 10 12 8 825 33 5 4 01 55 613 603. 1030 10 50Maitland. Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

MURRAY & McNARY. _... 15 8 53 5 J7 625 1120
Winter Park 18 9 00 5 16 6 35 11 40 crreen.: :Lemons:

EAST COAST LANDS Orlando.Kissimmee........ 4010 22 9 02 13 5 6 26 06 7 6 551 SO 12 2 35 20 RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.

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"Halifax River,"Volusla County,Fla. P.M. Grower': S1..1pp1Les.Have : : .

All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bulling tHainesClty 61 10 52 ........ ........1 ..... a full stock of Growers'Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
, Lots on and near River. Address, wit Bartow J'nc 681108 7 05 4 50 Boxes,which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box in use. Beach
stamp,at Ormond Volusia County, Fla. Auburndale 7211 18 7 13..1 5 10 (Bangor)Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etc.,all ol
dec 8-ly Lakeland..... &:31143: 7 35 ......1 I 610 the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.

KISSIMl\JEE: Plant City............10312. 9312 G3 21 7 815 55...............1 7 655Setfner. 35 Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car

Ar Tampa... 115 12 55 845....... 820
PM I PM I PM Send for Circulars and Stencils. sepl4-tf
, Real Estate Agency. NORTH BOUND. -


J Healthy Lands-! Low Prices .ClC'I.. .,.. =(C. =_. CALCINED HUMUS!

t Kissimmee offers the best chances for set- o 8Z.0 = 0 0 .Q
tlers in Florida. It is the coming district as STATIONS. Z 8 Zz. ,.0
r all who Big THIS UNEQUALLED
know the Hate testify. There is cu u
Money for investors in Town Lots. A < ww 0H w
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High Pine and Hammock LandsAt Leave- PM A M A M FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREESIs

reasonable prices. .rampa..........0 140 ........ 5 00 6 30
Seaner......... 12 210 ........ 5 28 7 35 delivered at your nearest Station,
Also good land for Truck Farming. A few Plant City.. 22 232 ... 5 SO 8 25
small Bearing Groves on tracts of from Lakeland.... 32 253 ........ 6 13 9 25 .At $20 ::Jer n.
, Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices. Auburndale 43 3 15 ....... 6U: 1015
These Groves are easily enlarged, and afforda Bartow J.nc 47 3 28 ........ 6 45 1105jHainesCity
good start. Correspondence solicited. 54 a 40 ........ ........ .......
AMK1sslmmee. Address
BOSWELL & HOSE .. 75 4 36. 5 40 8 00 120
Kissimmee,Orange Co., Fla. Orlando........ 93 5 24 6 35 8 37 3 00 W. W. HICKS,
Winter P'rk 97 5 36 6 50 8 47 3 80
Maitland..... 100 5 41 6 58 8 53 3 45 Fort Mason,Fla.
ROTS SIZE 4ozNo0 FEET, $4.FLORIDA Altamonte. 102 5 53 710 900 415
Longwood... 105 602 720 908 4 65tBelalr.
'ceview on Kingsley Lake ......... 112 615 7 38 9 20 5 35
?' O buys 6-acre Ar. Sanford 115 6 25 7 50 9 30 5 50
tract for R. Whart..... A K AM PM
|An ORANGE GROVE.
Send 2 cent stamp for Maps.'etc., to Pemberton Ferry Branch.-8.F. R.R.

I TROPICAL, LAND CO.. I F'st Pas F'st Ft.
P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, I la. ::"" I M'l. Ft. STATIONS. M'l Ex. :"

REFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew, 19. 21. roo 22.
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( McLean,St.Augustine. P.M. A.M A.M P.M.
o 5.20 3.40 Lv Pernbert'n Fery Ar 10.10 9.10 75
nov9-lyI 11 5.53 4.25..........Owensboro......... 9.37 8.2161
16 6.03 4.55 ..........Dade City. ...... 9.27 8.05 59
n= 6.18 5.20 ..........Rlchland........,.. 9.10 7.25 52 HHlIIHF
JOYCE & HUNT 43 7.40 7.05 ..........Lakeland........... S.ID 5.85 32 Ihl
I )3 8.0 8.15 ..........Plant City.......... 7.55 4.35 22
63 8.32 8.50 ............effner....?....... 7.30 3.4512
31 Whitaker St.,Savannah, Ga. 75 9.05 9.40 Arrive..Tampa..Leave 7.00 3.00 0

DEALERS IN Bartov Branch.-Dally. II

NEW HOME and other Machines attach- South Bound. North Bound.
ments and parts for all machines,oils, Nee Pas. Pas. PM.I Pas.
dIes eta Also Pianos Organs and Taporcook N0 &Ft ::"' rATIONS. ::""' &Fti No.
Stoves, just the thing for summer use. 15. 17. 18.
Send for catalogue.
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11.30 4.45 0 Lv. artowJunc .Ar 010.5.51 3.20
11.45 5.02 5 Lv.WlnterHaven Ar1210.39I: 1 3.05
MAYWOOD.Groves 12.20 5.4017 Ar ..Bartow. : ( 2.30
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made and warranted on the most Lakeland Branch-Dally except Sunday II al N f t l, ''ii

favorable terms, in one of the most healthy South Bound. North Bound.
sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to pl n
+ rent at moderate prices. Send: for particulars Pas. Pas. y' Pas. Pas.
f and 20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. &frt &frt::"" STATIONS. &trt
For reference we refer you to the editor of 11. 13. U. 12. D'D.RoGERS.: C. B. ROGJCB8.lB. .

this paper. Direct to W. H. REED -A M. -P.M. -P.M. -A M. [ D.: ROGERS & CO.,

Pittman Pla. 8.2 8.10 0 Lv. Lakeland .Ar 7.20 7.40
y8.48 8.32 7Lv. .Haskell..Lv 6.58 7.18 DEALERSjlN
8.50 14 Ar. ... .. Bartow ...Lv 6.40 7.00
FLORIDA M Er .A. :L. It C> C> :F'INIG( : ,
Sanford and Indian River Railroad.
Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, &c., Metalic!BuildlngStJpplle8.;
FERTILIZER COMPANY Dally except Sunday.Pas. .
State Agents for E. Van Noorden & Co's
E. T. PAINE, Prest., 41 East Bay St. Pas. I l\JETALIC: SHINGLES.
:" &Ft STATIONS. No.
Florida Orange Food, $23 per ton. 23. R ti 74 West Bay street JACKBOKVILME.FLA.
Florida --- -- -
Vegetable Food, $28 per ton.
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This Fertilizer has been thoroughly testedr o 6.30 .8antord..ar 7.40 17
the past six years on Orange Groves in 3 6.45 ........tFort Reed......... 7.zJ 14 To Truckers and Gardeners.
5 6.52 ....tRuUedge.......... 7.15 12
Florida
and has given entire satisfaction.Send 17 7.35.Ar..Ovideo..lv. 6.35 0

for Circulars and Certificates. GENUINE BERMUDA ONION SEED
t Flag Stations. No. 3 and 6 Dally. Trains ,
No. 1.2, 4, 5, 7 and Daily except Sunday. White and Red, Crop 1886.HENDERSON'S .
COW .(PEAS. Train No.6 stops at KissImmee for breakfast.
Trains No.19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and EARLY SUMMER CABBAGE,
300)bushels Red Rover, Clay, Whippoorwilland 22 Dally except 8unday.
White Peas for sale. Connects at Sanford with Sanford and Indian The Cabbage for the South.HENDERSON'S .
River Railroad for Ovldeo and points on PEAS
FIRST OF ALL
E. T. PAINE, Prest Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and ,
DeBary-Baya Merchants'. Line of Steamers The earliest, hardiest and most productive.
for Jacksonville and all Intermediate points
A. J. BEACH & SON on St. Johns River,and with Steamers for In- HENDERSON'S EARLIEST RED VALENTINE BEANS,
dian River and Upper.8t.Johns.At .
Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers The favorite early variety in the South.

NUI1.8ERY1\JEN.: and At Bassinger Pemberton,and points with on Florida Kissimmee Southern river. NEW MIKADO TOMATO (Just Introduced,)
Our stock of Ferry
Fruit Trees is and fine
large Railway for all North East and West The and solid
and in good order. New l<'ruits.among whichare points most prolific early variety grown.
Florida}
and
at Bartow with the Southern
White the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and Railway for Fort Meade and points outh. TRUCKERS and MARKET GARDENERS in the South should send for our list of SEEDS specially
Catalogue Genoa.free. AddressA. Through TIckets sold at all regular stations adapted for growing for early northern markets: free on application.
points North, East anti West.FREDERIC. .

Hp28.1) J. BEACH Palatka& SON,Fla., Ge.1 H.Ticket RAND Aalt., PETER HENDERSON OO.35&'fI;; ;aanndttSSt.N YORK.:





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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. :EST.ABLISIIED 15.


GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS
Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and ,

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest. AND
FERTiliZERSVVXI..mI..I.A..1I.L
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First-Class Accommodation ,
Passenger
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.JVo TrUJ1.Hhll>nlcnt'. -a- te IVo Tilcctrti luncHIm:. -wa ,
Cabin Passage, 820; a ufw; 833.00(); Sr.TJ.lS12; (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
-- 20 West Hay Street Jackson vl lie, Fin.I .
handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
The superior Iron Steamship} of this Company are appointed tn ail from application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In

Boston every Thursday at 3 P. M., and from Savannah as l foilmvs)] : Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal\ BranWheat,


,;"J/F GROUND FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL. Etc.
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J. E. Tygert & Co/s A Star Brand Fertilizers.

Guarantee UJL Anulysls.

Comprising ORANGE WtaB TREE and VEGETABLE
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FERTILIZER, tfLx PURE GROUND BONE

STANDARD TIME.) MURIATE OF POTASH,JKM SULPHATE POTASH,

CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, July 8, at 11:80 &.m NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.................................?............Thursday, July 22, at 9:30: p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.............................................Thursday, Aug. 5,at 10:00: a. m Prices on application. _July Z7 ti
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Aug. 1'J.at! 8:30: a.m ------- ---
CITY OK MACOr Capt. Kelley...............................................Thursday, Sept. 2,at gOO p. m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.............................................Thursday, Sept. 16,at 7:30 p. m SCOFIELD'S IRON WORKSAdjoining

Through Bills of Lading a affl Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia. Savannah, Florida
ind Western Railway, ana connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the b s Island Route.W. Passenger Depot, JTIACOK, GA. Manufacturers of the old and well known

H. RINc. Nickerson's Wharf, Boston.

For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON A BARNARD, Agents, Savannah, Ga. SCHOFIELD'S[ PATENTED

For Tickets apply to connecting lines.
HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G. S. Agent.
;! EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESSThe


SAVANNAH most substantial, best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs
LINE. b water:)" band 0; Team Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,

TIME: :: -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
55 to 60 Hours and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings, Brass valves
Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Beting, and everything pertaining to Foundry
betweenSAVANNAH NEW YORK Machine and Mill Supply business AddressJ.


and 4 x AND-- S. SCHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors

NEW YORK
andPHILADELPHIA. MACON GEORGIA.

PHILADELPHIAOcean -........--=----.-=:'-::::!:..===--===-- -. .

One of the Finest Hotelsin

Steamship Company I VP America.

All modern Improvements and
(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) appliances have been placed In
the house and no hotel In the
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Y OfK. State is more handsomely fur-
nlshe(].
To or from New York, Cabin, 825; Steerage, 812.50; Excursion (retui n trip),$S43.5
Finest Resort in the South.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail:.!' follows:

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. The Hotel contains ISM rooms,of

CITY OP SAVANNAH, Capt. II. C. Daggett ..... ..........................,Monday, A ug. ?_ 7:30:: a. m 1. which UO are bed rooms.'; the remainder
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine.......................................Wednesday, 4- !'J:00a.) ] are mostly publlr rooms
NACOOCHEE Capt. Kempton.............................................................Friday, Aug.ug. 6-11:00. m n. -' ; for the use of the guests of the
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.................................................. Monday, Aug. !9- 00 t house.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. NIckerson...................................,Wednesday, Aug 11- 4:00 p. m m =r R- Surf Bathing, Surt Fishing and
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett...................................Friday,Aug. 13- .e:0)( )p. m Bicycle Riding, on this noted,
CUATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine............,................,.......,,......Monday Aug. 1ft- 7:00 p.a. m beautiful beach, are among the
NACOOCHEE) Capt. Kempton.......;..........................................Wednesday, Aug. 18- 8:00( a. m leading attiactlons.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt Fisher.................................. ......................Friday,Aug.*)- 9:00) a. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson.................................,......,...Monday Aug. 23-12:00 n'n Transient,
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett..........................Wednesday, Aug.2'>- ':OO m '- W. TII:1t: IIi: per day, S3.0O
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Fisher........................?..........................Friday, Aug.27- 4:00 p m .. rates the Week and
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton........................................................Monday,Aug.:W-- 6:30 p.a. m to Special by

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DESSOUG, Capt.Smith.............................................................Wednesday, August 4- 9:00 m
DESSUOG: Capt. Smith.................................................?..........Saturday, August5.00:{ a. m 0181' h'amiliea.SEEDS
DESSOUG, Capt.Smith_..............................................................Tuesday,A uJust.ll-: 1100 p.p. m

THESE PALACE STEAMERS,
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Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route. ESTABLISHED
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. 1828. j yr ARE TilE
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East:: and Northwest
via Savannah. For further particulars apply to

HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL, Agent,
Pier No.35, North River, New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, G*. :
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia
J. D. HASHAGEN. Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida fe Western Ry. Co., -jtfl Broadway Y ;
For Tickets apply to connecting lines POll TilESOUTH
H. u,. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent.

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CONDITION ; We
hare been
rowing,
especially for the
Southern States, for the part 68 years,and now annaall'ste-i
ply ever one-half the seeds
pOWDERHJr seed stocks nsed in that section of our country Our crop are always grown from selected
N:1 LU! no*only the(EARIJEST personally selected every year Ir.r that purpose from our growing crops),which always insures
;eaMolntelyyur.and & .. d ', i' feet gardener is of the VE JETA: IES, but those of the FINEST QUALITY; tblsto mr-
1 hirhljr ounce 18 onopntrat worth a 1L.. & i LW ..: through theS uth, arethe frreatett KAPMKVP inpnrtaiice.and FINEST The leading VARIETIES specialties of of oar house which are so famous
HKET
SNAP :SHORT
anyotherklnd. ItlsstrlctlyainedlcinotoVeglvon with fond. Nothing enesrtkWillmake hens lay li>" IiEANS, CAIiIiA.E, UMJUaillEU, ONION PEAS, uAlHSn, LEI
it. It chioken TOMATO
cures ITO
oieraandaldtr I ,
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-w. otJ\CllS. I} \--orth its weight in S1MNAC1I,
gold. Illustrated be".k cn Fs and TURNIP. Dee 5riptiTe Catalogue and
mail b'ee. Sold
Of"*", $1.20. everywhere Six cans or sent. mill for 21nta<< in stampgs 21-4 lb. air.tight'trn C8t9, $l. anco.Cwc idrees ROBERT lr PhilaHolnnia SEED
by cxprcas 1. id,Icr S.03.: D.Il. L & JOIN&N &; eo.. Boston M.u RMRT; .| rfniiujefpnia, I iUosEDALEtHdWITEKFOBH'J' FAR.lISi

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