The Florida dispatch
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Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: September 20, 1886
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
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A* II. file, Ejt S Jacksonville, FIn, Monday, September 20, 1886. {lNev Series; Vol. 5, No. 38.

Citrus: C ro'te'COST .the required original outlay. To fell for the trees, staking off and settingthe IN THE ORANGE GROVE.

the timber from the stump and get rid trees, will cost probably $15. Clean Culture--Training- Buds--

i OF AN ORANGE_ GROVE. of it, will cost about $20 per acre, or CULTIVATION.The Waxing Cuts, Etc.

$100 for the tract. To remove the grove is now made or started, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : :
Estimate the Cost of Five-
Acre Grove on on Pine Land.a stumps with the timber, a sufficient and subsequent cultivation is the only I feel somewhat diffident about

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: depth to run the plow over them, will item remaining. This is very safely "rushing into print," for I have had
There are many conflicting statements about double the last estimate at $100 which
just put per annum, sum only six years experience in orange
made in letters and pamphletssent
North in regard to the cost of making a total of $200.BREAKING. will include fertilizers, pruning and culture ; but for the sake of beginners,

making a five-acre grove, and bringingit other incidentals. With close attention I would like to correct some state-

into bearing, and the income from on land requiring no grubbing, which the grove should yield five hun- ments in the DISPATCH which I con-

I such a grove, say in five years: from would materially add to the expense, dred boxes of oranges in five years sider erroneous.

planting; Will you kindly answer in would require plowing and cross plow- from planting, we have seen this donein 1. Your advice not to tie up the
some number of the DISPATCH what
ing to break up the sod, an expenseof instances, though we must limbs but
you know has been done with such a many to cut them at the bend ;
say $25 for the five acres. After admit it is oftenest longer, for which
grove as the above. by following that plan it would makea
NORTHERN READER.It the "tuesocks" have rotted it should be the grower is generally to blame. It brush heap of some of the trees. In

is impossible to give a direct-an >plowed again, costing $12' ,:,50, a total i'iwonhi be safe to "bank" on two hun this vicinity there Lave l Lttu'tliuubauuV --r -

' swer to the above. The cost of an of $37.50 for breaking. dred and fifty boxes with a yearly increase I of limbs and twigs tied up, and by so

orange grove depends upon many contingent FENCINGis thereafter of fifty per cent. doing they have grown straight, andit
the item. There will be 120
circumstances; it is quite possible next From the foregoing it will be seen has prevented their being blown
rods of it. A ten rail fence on "Vir-
the conflicting statements to that the cost of a five acre grove on or broken off* when weighted down

which our correspondent refers may ginia worm" plan will cost $48. A pineland will vary from $700 to $1,400, with the rain ; it has "paid a hundred
first class barbed wire fence
all be truthful. "pig (not including the cost of the land)
is the best fence made it fold.2d.
tight, can
COST according to the method adopted and Clean cultivation. I was pleasedto
the first item. Current prices vary be put around five acres for somethinglike
the thed. From
$100to the
economy pra see statements of Mr. Bigelow
from$1.25 to $200 acre, accordingto $120.
per $300 should be added for incidental
in the DISPATCH of .July 26th, for I
of soil and location. The TREES
quality come next, and hero we have almostas outlay not included in the foregoing think they are correct.
estimates given below are based
upon estimate,such as freight on trees,water- One of
wide a range as in the price of the your correspondents has
high pine land which constitutes the
land. The man who must make his ing during drought, etc., etc. "seen groves that are clean and those
major part of the orange lands of the 4
with minimum with grass, and both look well." Let
a outlay can buy
State. Such lands within a radius of Artesian Water and Maldegoma.I .
seedlings of fair size at $10 him look at the groves two years from "
very per ask several of
two miles of town or station are Worth, want to questions
on an average, from $20 to $50 per hundred. They can be subsequentlybudded all or any who have idea on the sub- now, and probably he will see quite a -
in which case "sour stocks"are ject. 1st. Does artesian and especially difference in favor of clean culture.
In localities which have
acre. some ,
best. Or "sweet" seedlings can be sulphur water answer as well or better Mr. Armstrong, in the DISPATCH of .
had boom no influx of Northern -
no ,
yet for than
irrigating purposes common 23d thinks the Creator
planted for a seedling in the August has
capital and energy, the price may surface water? If well so, why so?
fall below $20. latter case the grower will not get re Does mal-de-gonm or foot rot attack provided a remedy for the soil in crab-

CLEARINGcan suIts as early as we have indicated trees that are not highly nifrogenized ? grass, because it does not grow on

be done with more or less thoroughness below, our reckoning being based on My observations go to prove to me wild land, neither do sand-burs and

and will cost in proportionTo budded trees. To buy first-class bud- that only trees about the house and other noxious weeds, but we don't """"
yard near the privy or stable or hog
"deaden" the timber, allowing it to ded trees is the better way, if economy want them "all the same."
lot are>t2ected. What can be doneto
stand upon the land, will cost, perhaps, in first cost is not absolutely necessary. check it in its first stages ? I think What the grass takes from the soil,

$2 per acre, or $10 for the five-acre These can be had at from $25 to $60 one of those palmetto scrubbing and the labor of subduing it, costs five

tract. This is a shiftless "cracker"way per hundred ; $40 will obtain trees of brushes the best thing for insects on times as much as the humus is worth,

at which the thoroughgoing"new desirable size. One hundred is about orange trees; one man can clean twenty- besides tearing up and destroying in-
five trees in a day by vigorously -
But hun- the number this would applying numerable roots.I .
comer" stands aghast. right per acre, it to to the trunk and large

dreds 'of good groves have been prepared bring the trees up to $400. limbs and spray the balance of the have just had a little experiencein

for in this way, and for those.of PLANTINGwhich trees. Yours, &c., a young grove that I neglected in

limited means it considerably seduces comprises preparing the places WM. P. NEELD. July ; I have ploughed it twice, hoed

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all over twiceharrowed it three to make trouble in the future ; we means should be first taken to save all
Fallm all d Qarden.:
times, turned part of the sods with a don't believe in compromising with \ that can possibly be secured on the
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hoe, and it is not in first class condi- evil, especially with weeds. ---Horseradish--- --- Culture. farm. This is the most valuable man-

tion yet; talk about humus from grass, Mr\ Editor, if you will make us a Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH.I ure, and until one has secured and

for the same cost I could have covered visit or send a "sub" I will take the should like to ask if any of your applied all this I consider it unnecessary -

the ground with calcined humus nearlytwo wagon and tote you around the neigh readers have experimented with horse- to purchase anything else.-N.J.

inches deep. borhood and show you clean culture, radish in this State. If so, what has S., in Rural New Yorker.

Another correspondent states that half culture, and no culture. been the method of cultivation, fertil- .
Fiber .
clean cultivation will "ruin the soil in One of your correspondents enquiresif ization, the yield per acre, etc ? I Machinery.On
Saturday the 17th inst. an
.two years." I have kept both of my it does any good to wax cuts on wish to raise some, and being in the ,
Argus representative visited the shopof
groves clean five and a half years (except trees? Yes, wax all cuts from half employ of another man, am especially
D. P. Burdon, near the city wharf
the first two years when I planted inch in diameter. Good wax will last anxious to have my first attempt here ,
to look at the model of a fiber cleansing -
cow-peas the last of July,) and tbis from three to four years, until the cut succeed. In the State of New Jersey,
and washing machine but, owingto
season I have had to hoe crabgrassand heals, unless it is over two and a half my former home, I planted on moist ,
crowded columns last week we were
rake it up and bury it ; it doesno inches in diameter ; it heals quicker, soil, in banks three feet apart, eighteen ,
unable to mention it. Some weeks
good to leave it on top of the prevents checking and rotting and inches apart in the row. The average
we saw the first machine of the
ground when it rains every day, for keeps out the borers. I saved some i weight in eight years, was two pounds ago
series-the one for extracting the
every joint will start a family on its trees from the freeze by waxing, each, the average price during the
fiber-which is now on a shelf in the
a own.hook. J. WETHERBEE. same time was eight cents a pound, or
patent office at Washington, and were
A strip of land between the trees $1,600 to the acre; but I must say we
impressed with its simplicity and
and fence which has not had any fertilizer Spice Orange. used from $350 to $400 worth of ma-
wonderful The last
for three years, continues to The Christmas tree, or Spice orange, nure from a slaughter-house at $1.50 powers.
model made have stated is the
as we ,
produce grass and a few weeds.In is similar in size and growth to the per ton to each acre. The plowing,
and machine and
cleansing washing ,
1884 and 1885, during the dry Tangierine. Some eight or nine years planting, cultivating, trimming, etc.,
there is one more to construct
yet ,
season, I measured the depth of the ago we received a small box of oranges I I was worth $200 to $300, according to
when Mr. Burdon and his associateswill
soil where there was no moisture ; in from a friend in California, but they the season, leaving a profit of $900 to
have of fiber
the where it were decayed and worthless. We $1,150 per acre. I raised horseradish a
grove was thoroughly
will be worth a fortune. No
cultivated it was from two and a half planted the seed of some, and this alone, but it can be raised togetherwith

to three inches ; in a turnip bed which tree was the result. The fruit is cabbage, beets or lettuce; if donein part of the globe furnishes so many
valuable fibrous
borne in large clusters, and is this the roots not plants as ,
had no cultivation for five weeks, it very way are as strongor is the
and all that is needed
was from six to seven inches ; in a beautiful, being small and of a deep thick as if they are when planted proper
for its extraction and
: red color. The longer they can remain alone. ANDREW HAMMAN.Starke machinery ,
that in 1883 and
piece was ploughed the industry will be one of the greatest -
on the tree the better theyare Fla.,Sept.8,1886.
had a good crop of grass, it was dry in the South. We have samplesof

from ten to eleven inches in depth. having a peculiar flavor of Save at Home First.I fiber in our office, which were extracted -

"Suppose," that clean cultivationdoes their own. We budded it on differ- am satisfied that the best manure from the Spanish Maguey

ruin two inches of the top soil, ent citrus roots, but the one on the the farmer can secure is what he can plant by Mr.\ Burdon, which measures

let that be the mulch, and if stirred : shaddock root did the best until last make and save on the farm, provided, thirty-six inches in length, as pliable

every ten days the trees will thrive.I January, when the shaddock root was of course, that proper pains are takenin as thread but as tough as wire. Cana

fully endorse what Moore states killed, while the bud apparently was the making and saving to secure all better fiber for the manufacture of

in "Orange Culture," that "oftener the unhurt and remained green for a long the valuable properties. You can robes,twine, etc., be conceived whichis

soil is stirred and the nearer the groveis time. We would not advocate plant- save and apply manure made on the so easily produced and yet so valu-

made like a garden the better the ing this tree largely, but everyone farm and receive but a very small able? The resources of Florida in this
should have one or two trees about
success. amount of benefit ; while again, a very line have been only touched, properly

Don't "crop the soil," let the trees their house.-Agriculturist. large amount of benefit can be derived speaking, and it seems that it remains.
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have all there is in it, for not one in The Crop at Orlando. in a short time if the work is properlydone. only for Mr. Burdon to develop them.

ten will put back what is taken off The orange growers of Orlando and In order to get all the benefit Should these machines prove success-

with) the crop. vicinity are very much pleased with from stable manure, it must first be ful and practicable (and in our opin-

When the land is cleared take out the outlook for a good orange crop. saved in the proper manner and then ion they cannot prove otherwise), a

all the roots and stumps, for three Many of them, who did not expect be applied so that the growing crops new industry will be inaugurated in

years' cultivating around them will one-third of a crop, will have a good can derive the largest amount of benefit :Florida which will be even greater

more than pay for getting them out. two thirds crop of fine fruit. i therefrom. I have tried commer- than that of orange growing, and

My groves are on pine laud and I cial manure,.and while a considerable which will accordingly command more

use a four-foot Acme ((1 mention this Big Crop. benefit can be derived-and that, too, interest and insure the investmenthere

to save .a poor man money in cultivat- Messrs. Bishop and Harris expect to in a short time, and with very little of more capital. That the man-

ing his grove.) It is the most perfect gather 30,000 boxes of oranges from labor in applying-yet the benefit is ufactories will be located here i id al.

implement for an orange grove that I their groves at Citra, and the Kell i ii only for a short time. most a. foregone conclusion, for the

have ever seen. It stirs the soil i grove, at the same place, will probably Liquid manure can be applied, but raw material is at the door, and the

thoroughly, leaves the ground level, yield 20,000 boxes. This don't look the benefit ]acts generally only for one shipping facilities as good as could be

elides over the roots and does not cut or much like a short crop. peasou? while a good application of secured at any place. We wish Mr.

uproot them ; with a good horse one -e. well rotted stable manure, that has Burdon success, and know that he is

can cultivate nearly an acre an hour ; The Orange Crop. been saved so that all the valuable able to attend to it.-Sanford Argus.

with a light horse a three-foot Acmeis Transportation men who hu;e been ] properties are retained, thoroughly -._.-.-

large enough With the plow it looking over the field for business this incorporated with the soil after it has Saving Manure.

cost me from $1.75 to $2.25 per acre, fall and the coming winter, estimate been plowed or spaded up, will confera "Brother farmer, did you know that

since I have. had the Acme from thirtyto that the number of boxes of orauges benefit for a number of years. one of the biggest leaks on your placewas

thirty-three cents per acre. Withan this fall will be between 750,000 and While in some cases it may be ad- in the stable and cowpen?"

Acme one can afford to keep the 800,000 boxes. This is within 100,000 visable to purchase and use commer- "No,"Mr.Editor,"I didn't know it."

grove clean. boxes of what it was two years ago. cial fertilizers, and such can be used "Well, my friend, I am seated to tell

To sum up, we don't believe in let- We have fully two-thirds of a crop, very profitably, yet it is important to you about it."

ting the weeds go to seed at any timex and good oranges.Palatka News. impress upon the farmer that every "Let us go to your cowpen first,

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where the cattle have been lying every drop in your buttermilk, kiss you by incuI tUlle. fer.) It should be cut from the vinein

night since spring. Suppose the penis the day and by the week, follow your December and kept in a caul place,

i on a side hill, then a great deal of old rule and be happy. --- -- --- either in damp moss, sand, or sawdust,
Grafting the Wild Grape.
the manure has been washed off by the Mash that manure heap into small or else buried in the ground. In case
rains. If on the levol place, the scraps, if you wish your tender plantsto Will some of the readers of the DISPATCH the grafting is to be performed late in

olveppings have been kept for the sun get the good out of it. Would you please state, for the benefit of spring, the scion may be kept dormantin

to dry up. And did you ever stop to feed chunks of corn bread crust to myself and others, if a strong and vig-- an ice-house.

think that a sun-dried and rainbeatencow young chickens ? No, you would have orous wild grape vine can be buddedor WHEN TO GRAFT.

dung was worth just about the too much sense; for that. Well, thereis grafted with a desirable tame varietyof In this State the time for successful
grapes, giving the method, also the
same as that much rotted pine sap? as little sense in feeding young gar- variety best adapted to the coast or grafting is between the fall of the leaf

"On the other hand, if the dung be den plants with fertilizing matter in salt atmosphere? SUBSCRIBER. and the rising of active circulation in

buried while fresh, it helps the ground hard masses. Remember, the young "Tame grapes" can be grafted upon spring. Dr. A. P. Wylie, of Chester,

f exceedingly. plant needs melted food. It can take wild vines, bearing in mind the fact S. C., that veteran and enthusiastic

"What can you do in this cowpen ? up with those delicate roots nothingbut that other species will not "take" on grape-grower, upon whose opinion we

'" You can do one of three things. You melted food. What you call sap I the wild Bullace or Muscadine, Vitia lay the highest weight, says that the
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:, ;.: can turn under the cowpen once a week in the young vegetable is manure in Vulpina. The wild "summer" or fall or early winter is in that latitudeis

': with your plow, or yoa can make liquid form. Then, the finer you breakup bunch grape of Florida, Vitis 1E$ta- the proper time for grafting.THE .

rough boxes in the pen and gather your manure, the better it does for valis, is one of the most desirable OPERATION.

your manure every c4her day,and putit the garden. Coarse manure does very species upon which to graft the less The method most generally appliedis

in them under cover, or with a well covered in the ground, if no immediate vigorous varieties of the grape. It is cleft grafting. After clearing away
return is desired and it does the soil around the collar of the stockto
spade or shovel you can bury the mass ;i a vigorous, strong-growing stock, not
where they fall. There is still another well to use around large' trees.-Lake liable to the attack of disease or in- be operated upon, to the depth of

way: Put the droppings in one or more Oily Guide. sect. We have long entertained the three or four inches, select a place be-

heaps and cover them with earth as ---in.-Farming.He belief that from this native species low the surface with a smooth exterior

you go. When new matter is to be System would be developed a new race of around the collar, cut the vine off

added, remove the earth till the mass who carefully lays out his farmin wine and table grapes especially horizontally just above this place witha

w within is laid bare, add the new mass proper fields, making a map of the adapted to Florida and the coast belt fine toothed saw; then split the
same devoting each field to a succes-
to it and then cover again. When of the Southern States ; also, that va- stock with a common grafting chisel ,

there is a convenient time dig the sion of crops, with suitable manuring, rieties which grow further north, but or other sharp instrument, so that the

whole pile to pieces, heap it again, basing the rotation upon the adaptation do not succeed here upon their own cleft will run down about one anda
of one crop to fit particular soils, half inches. Insert the small
cover with two inches of earth and let I. roots, can be successfully grown if or two
and pursuing all his operations with a
it lie till wanted in the garden or field. worked upon their native stocks. end of the grafting chisel or a narrow
plan, doing everything just at the right wedge in the centre of the cleft to keepit
So much for the cowpen. Now we The finer varieties} of the Labrusca
; time and with a determination to make
turn to the stable. Some light stuff, class (its Southern group), and most open, and then with a very sharp
and the of science
experience as
such as sawdust, pine straw, oat straw, of the hybrids haviug blood of the knife, cut your scion, which may be

or bay of some kind should be in the available as possible in his calling, will Vinefera class, are short-lived; their three to four inches long, and with

stable to absorb or soak up the liquid undoubtedly reap the most abundant premature decay is owing, no doubt, one or two eyes, to a long wedge shapeat
of his labor. To
reward complete the
manure. At least once a week each to the insect (Phylloxera). The only the lower end, to fit the cleft, baying -

i ....: stall ought to bfe carefully cleaned, system he must keep a recurd of all way of combatting this tendency is by the outer side a trifle thicker than
his farm operations, for in no other the inner and insert it in the
taking out wet straw and all. Put the grafting upon roots having greater one,
way can he be said to have a full cleft that the inner bark of both
manure in a heap and keep it cov- powers of resistance. so
knowledge of his business. If he
ered with soil as in the cowpen, Another object for which grafting is stock and scion make a close fit on
and have for it throw keeps no account of the expenses of each other as much as possible; then
a pen or resorted to is the testing of new varieties.
production, he does not know whethera withdraw the in the and
brush over it to keep the chickensoff. By grafting on a vigorous bearing vine, wedge centre,
crop is produced at a profit or loss ; scion will be held
the in its
whole is stirred
If the pile throughand bearing wood, and sometimes even
it is all work with him and this
guess the of the stock. It
through once a month, keeping fruit, is obtained the first season. place by pressure
what is called "book
has farming"
enough earth in it to prevent heating, We have then three reasons for grafting is not necessary to wrap or tie such

so much the better. If the stable is to the discredit that it has among a the grape. First, and peculiar to grafts, except when the stock is a very

be allowed to grow filthy, there will large- class. this section, to obtai varieties whichdo light and small one, in which case
In conclusion, I would call the at-
bass other material
be a miserable smell, the horses will not succeed here on their own roots!!; some string or
tention of all farmers to the importance -
should be wound around
tightly to
"scratches and the valu-
have most second, a more general application of
of keeping a correct farm recordof bind stock and graft together. If the
of will be turned
able part manure the above principal, to obtain strong
flies and into all their plans and transactions, for i stock is a large one two scions may be
into house go your stocks for weak varieties and those
in no other way can so large a fund of I inserted on each side. This modeof
dwelling to annoy you. You should subject to insect attack ; and third, for
farm knowledge be obtained with the
feel this last point. Go into a filthy testing new varieties. grafting answers for stocks varying
same trouble and expense. The farm- I from one-half to three inches in diam
and There will be
stable dig. seen TIlE GRAFT
er's ability to transact his business ina
eter. To complete the operation, replace -
numerous little white worms. These should be inserted as near the surfaceof

Worms, make the house fly, just as the business like manner is increased in the ground as possible. Some have the soil, filling it up, so that the

"blow And the proportion to the increased knowledgeof and upper bud on the scion is level with
maggot the fly. as asserted that the stock scion should
his business details, and in the same \
the surface. A phad
the entire soft of varieties alike placed so as to
maggots eat up part be of as nearly as possible
also his incre sed.-
the dead animal, so do the little house proportion profits in vigor of growth, but with this protect it from the noon day sun, or a

fly maggots, where they have a fair Ohio Farmer.-1- _.. --w.m1 .-_--- .we cannot agree. We should invar- slight mulch, is very dersirable.

chanee, *at up nearly all that is valu- Agricultural Convention.The iably prefer to graft a weak grower on ANOTHER MODE

able in your stable deposit. If you Seventh National Convention of a strong one. of cleft grafting, which though a little

will treat your stalls as here directed, the American Agricultural and Dairy THE SCION. more tedious, is perhaps also that

you will have few house flies, unless Association met in Philadelphia on This should be from a healtHY and much more certain, is to saw a slit in

your near neighbors raise! them for you. the 15th inst. The delegates were short jointed cane from the last sum- the stock about one and a half inches

But if yon prefer to have the vary essence mainly from the Middle States. Geor- mer's growth, and of moderate size, (a '. deep with a thick bladed or wide set

of your stable turned into gia and Virginia were the only Southern little stouter than an ordinary lead saw, instead of using the chisel. The

friendly insects to suck your syrup, States represented. pencil is the thickness which we pre- cleft thus made must be spread open






sufficient only to receive the scion, inches. This must be done with a In course of the summer the stem can FIOJJiCUI turret

which must be cut to fit nicely in the smooth cut of a sharp knife, a little be removed above the upper incision,
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slit with its upper portion resting, deeper than the inner bark, so as to and the fall it may be cut down to the The Spider Lily.

with a square shoulder each side, on obtain on each a flat surface. Theyare lower point of union with the scion. In the DISPATCH of the 6th inst.,

the stock. In this instance we prefera then fitted snugly together, so that In this State we have repeatedly on page 602, there appears the following -
graft with two buds, the lower one the inner bark} joins as much as possi- seen the more delicate varieties grafted query:

of which should be the point where to ble, and'wrapped securely with some on the native stocks with the best of "I find in the yards of many of the

ant the shoulders. In other respectsthe old calico torn in str*s, or soft bass success. old settlers a beautiful plant, which

same rules apply to this mode as strings. Besides this, it is well to placeone As to the variety best adapted to they call the >eider lily or skeleton g

those given before. The greatest ad- tie a little below, and one above the coast or salt atmosphere, we have lily. It is, evidently, an amaryllis.

vantage is that we can always makea the grafted point, and also to tie the had no experience, but shall be gladto It bears a cluster of fragrant, white

clean straight cleft, even when united canes to a stake or trellis to insure ; hear from any of our readers on flowers, on a scope from twelve to

the stock is gnarly or twisted.As against all chances of loosening- this point.---.. ..-- eighteen inches high. The stamensare
the slit cut by the saw is alwaysof by the swaying the wind. The rapid Wine Making.A connected for a short distance,

a uniform thicknes3, the scions may swelling of the young growth at this vineyard scene in France is repro- thus forming a convolvulus like cup in

be prepared beforehand in the house period of the year makes it desirable duced in Leon county, where on the : the centre of a narrow-leafed, lily-like

. during a rainy day or in the evening, that the grafts be looked over after a charming shore of lake Hall, an hour's flower. Nothing can be more beauti-

and kept in damp moss until wanted.It few weeks, replacing such ties which drive from Tallahassee, Mons. Dubois ful than the shading of the long sta-

frequently happens that the buds may have burst, and loosening others cultivates the grape in the French mens from pure white, through pale

of the grafts swell rapidly within a few which may bind so as to cut into the method, and this year harvests some : green, to the golden brown of the
days after the operation, and then after wood. A union will generally be madein two: thousand gallons of red wine of anthers. Is this flower a native of

having given great promise for a the course of two or three weeks, excellent quality from six acres of Florida? What is its botanical name?

week or two, they turn brown and apparently which will be further consolidated in vines. The plants are only four years Is it cultivated by Northern florists?"

die off. Do not let this dis- the course of six to eight weeks, when old, but each one affords a mass of We are indebted to Mr. P. J.Berck-

courage you too quickly, and above the bandages may he removed and the heavy clusters, and the vines being mans, the well known horticulturist,
all make no rash examinations of the grafted portion left exposed to the sun, trained close to the upright trellises of for the following answer to the above:

cause of this seeming failure, by pulling to thoroughly harden and ripen it. wire a view of double walls of grapesis SPIDER LILY.

out the scion or otherwise loosen The shoots themselves are left to grow presented to the eye in looking This name is usually applied to
ing it. A graft will often remain in undisturbed for the rest of the:season. down the long perspective of the rows. Nerine sarniensis or Guernesey Lily,
this state for a period of five or six; In the fall, if a good union has taken The abundance of the fruitage impresses a Japanese plant of the amaryllis
the Island of
family and on
weeks and then start all at once place, the cane forming the scion is
up one with the conviction that the Guernesey. The flowers which are ofa
with a vigor that will push young woodto cut close below its union with the stock I vine can nowhere else thrive better, cherry red are bell-shaped, but very

the length of twenty or more feet cane, which in its turn is cut close and, indeed, the proprietor says that open and appear a little before the
the same season. Keep the young above the connection. Supposing the the growth and yield are better thanin leaves: toward August or September,
I have been Concord and the and their singular shape, as well as
growth well tied up and carefully remove stock to a his native France. In two years naked has
beirg produced ,
all suckers from the parent stockas scion a Delaware, we now have a vine more the product will be doubled, but likely suggested upon the name.

soon as they appear. of the latter entirely oil the strong, even the yield of this season shows a CRINUM AMERICANUM.
However if object is to grafta vigorous root of the former, Of course .
your that wealthto
crop per acre means This plant is also given the name of
variety subject to the Phylloxera on constant vigilance must *be exercisedto those who intelligently pursue the Spider Lily, but being entirely dis-
a stock whose roots are healthy and prevent suckers from starting out industry of wine-making on a large tinct from the Nerine. The difficulty in

possess the power of resisting the insect of the stock. scale in Leon county. To the demandfor determining botanical species from
is obvious. Crinum
we must place the scion so that ANOTHER MODE local names
such wine at the price it can be Americanum is a native species rang-
the grafted variety can not form its of grafting above ground is as follows : profitably sold there is practically no ing from South Florida to the Georgiacoast
own roots, which would soon become After the first four or five leaves have limit, and a million dollars worth oft and is found in river swamps.

the prey and breeding ground for the formed, and the sap is flowing, choose might annually flow from the wine Flowers large, white, fragrant; leavesof
insect, and by their disease would contaminate the place on the vine where you intend presses with less labor and more cer- the perianth lanceolate, but shorter
than the tube filaments and
the whole vine. We must to graft; at that point wrap tainty than attends the production of, style purple green above. The; scope is com-

in this case aim to place the graft tightly a twine several times around the output of the cotton presses of the pressed and with rounded edges, produces -
above the surface of the soil. The cleft the vine ; this will, in a measure, pre- county. The wine house is easier from two to four flowers_ __ _, the
and other ordinary modes of graftingare vent the return of the sap. Below the I filled than the gin house. The crown- bracts are lanceolate and recurved,
unfortunately, seldom successful ligature make a sloping cut downward, I. ing beauty of our scenery would be and the flower is without the crown at
the apex-blooms from May to Sep-
unless worked below the surface. Having also a similar reversed one above the the vineclad hillsides and the pleasant tember.

this in view we take recourse to ligature, about one inch in length. In homes, built and sustained by the pro- PANCRATIUM.

GRAFTING BY INARCHING. I selecting the scion prefer one that hasa ducts of their generous soil.-Floridian. This genus comprises five native
For this method it is desirable that. natural bend ; cut it so that it shall .... species, whose habitat extends from
A Delaware vine at Disston
two plants, one each of the variety be wed shaped at both ends, and a grape South Florida to North Carolina, and
City produced this year five hundred in salt marshes low lands
which is to form the stock, and one of little longer than the distance between are found ,
bunches of elegant grapes. and swamps, and in the case of
the scion, are planted close together, the cuts in the vine. Insert the scion, -. P. coronarium in the rocky islets of
say about one foot apart. In June one end in each of the cuts in the The grape industry of Waldo has the Savannah and Congaree rivers.

(the first year, if the plants makea stem, taking care to have the barks in has assumed large proportions. This Flowers large, white, very showy; the
sufficiently strong growth, if not direct contact, securing with a string industry promises to be one of great corolla is six parted, the narrow di-
the second year,) or as soon as bound round both scion and vine, sufficiently -. profit. The sums realized per acre, visions spreading ; tube slender'; and
elongated; stamens united below witha
the young shoots become sufficientlyhard tight to force the scion-ends into and the small amount of labor re- cup-shaped variously spreadingcrown.
and woody to bear the knife, a their places. If the work is well done quired, will render the culture of the The membrane which unites
shoot is taken from both the stock and no tie will be required, but the joints grape popular. the filaments and thus forms a crown,
the scion vine, and at a convenient should be covered with grafting wax. ---- -------- 'or what may appear like a double

place, where they may be brought in In a short time the bud upon the scion The first shipment of oranges were corolla, is a peculiar, distinctive
brought to Palatka over the Florida characteristic of the Pancratium and
contact, a shaving is taken out from will commence its growth, after which Southern Railway on the 9th instant. does not exist in toe Orinums.
each of these, on the side next to the all growing shoots not belonging to They were consigned to Washington, From the description given in the
other, for a length of two to three the scion may gradually be removed. D. C. query, I think the variety Is Pancra-

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tium maritimum of Linnaeus ; but the This latter may in spring be hoed cured a plant, which he petted and The immense amount of fruit from

exact variety can be determined only under. With this treatment I have watered with the water given him to such a small amount of root is not ex-
by seeing a flower. A few Northern
f florists cultivate this and also Pancra- succeeded and have cultivated my drink. lIe gave the I flower to his ceeded by any other plant I know of.

tium coronarium. seedlings, only two and a half years mother, upon arriving at home, The cabbage and turnip are other

from sowing the seed, and many are which she planted in the yard adjoin- plants that absorb immense quantitiesof

.. The Amaryllis in the South. now large enough to flower.-P. H. 0., ing her humble cottage. A florist, nitrogen. Thus we see the value of

..,l Another year's trial of the Amaryllis Austin, Texas, in Gardener's Monthly. named Lee, happened to see it grow- nitrogenous atmosphere for plants of

_ confirms what I wrote about a year ing, and knowing that the old lady hada this kind.
ago, that this family of plants deservesa Floral Wonders. treasure, offered her twenty-five dol- A Floral Wonder.

greater amount of attention in the Professor Meehan in a lectnre be- lars for it. She thought it was a for- The Palatka News gives an accountof

Southern States than it has hitherto fore the Germantown Horticultural I tune, and parted with her flower, upon the efforts of Dr. Schaffrawck of

received. But these plants have some Society : the condition that the purchaser should that place in the production of a new

ardent admirers all over the South, Speaking of the rose, he said that raise her another. I remember that variety of seeds by artificial fructifi-

and they need only a little pushing to there was originally but one rose, the variety well. Another fuchsia from cation of two Polyantha roses. These

the front to make them very popular, white variety. The red rose has a Brazil came to England. It was seeds were sowed on the 12th of Febru-

for the ease with which they can be mythological history connected withit. I I known as the Effulgence. One of the ary and began to germinate on the

cultivated is not the least point of their There is a natural tendency of plants came into the possession of my 26th of April, and he now has a healthy

merit. And for the first time, so longas everything in nature to vary, and the father, who was a gardener and flor- plant. On the 17th of the present

I cultivated these charming flowers, rose is no exception to the rule. There. ist. I was then only a boy. I had month the first bud made its appear-

I have to report a few losses in last are no two leaves on a tree alike, no.. heard of the hybridization of peas andI ance. The plant is a little gem, the

winter's cold spell ; but the loss is two blades of grass alike, no two peas thought I would try the hybridization real dwarf among the dwarfs, be-

rather due to carelessness on my part alike, no two stones precisely alike, _no fuchsias. Another gentlemanand ing, including the two cotyledons, or
.:,. than to the tender constitution of the two grains of sand the same, no two myself tried the experiment,whichwas seed leave, only two inches high, and

Amaryllis.I human beings alike-everything va- very successful. We named the the bud, although perfectly formed

had about twenty different speci-- ries. ,Everything seems to take onI I first hybrid fuchsia St. Clare, after the and healthy, is no larger than a good

mens and hybrids planted in the up- some form different to each other. In cottage where we lived. I was offereda sized graIn of wheat,and the rose when

per part of my garden in a somewhat one locality, here in this vicinity, for new frock-tail coat for my plant, fully developed will be no.larger thana

sloping situation. The heavy rains in instance, the anemone or wind-flower, which I gladly accepted.We pea !

autumn must have washed some soil is white, and as we go farther west it have a plant known as the He is in possession of two other

away and brought a few of the plantstoo gets darker, until we reach Minnesota, I pitcher plant, called by the Canadiansthe seedlings, but declined to say anythingof

near the surface ; then the very where it is a beautiful pink. Suppose. huntsman's cup. They thought it them except that they are good

cold weather early in January made the original rose to bf white, or red, to be a very curious plant that held growers. He has made more than

the frost penetrate to those bulbs that the tendency to vary would be great. water. In later years, upon close examination twenty experiments with hybrid per-

were not deep enough in the ground, Then the florists steps in and helps the I it was noticed that these petual roses with Reine Victoria and

and if it did not kill the bulbs, weakened variations along, and makes quite a I pitchers contained insects, and further General Jacqueminot, and after many

. .them so that this year they made distinct change. There are thousandsof noticed that when an insect got into I failures he has succeeded, finally, in

a poor show. But the winter was reasons why plants vary in color. the pitcher it never got out again. I getting two fruits. As soon as these
are fully ripe seeds will be planted
characterized by such a severe cold as There are millions of seeds that fall to These pitchers contained a sweet secre- out. The doctor expects worthy des -

we fortunately do not experience very the ground that do not reproduce, the tion, and when insects ate of it they I:' endants from an alliance so noble.

often. And then I had twelve hun- condition not being favorable growth. tumbled over. The plant has roots i .
I A New Method of Sash.It .
dred hybrid seedlings of Amaryllis The Noisette rose was found growingin also, and why it ate insects was a mys- is well known that Glazing all glass

growing in the lower part of my gar a garden in Charleston, by a gen- tery. Darwin, the scientist, made ex- both ill sashes now
( portable and in fixed
den, where the north wind could not tleman named Noisette. Noticing the periments and( found that the inside of
I greenhouses), is simply imbedded in
strike so hard-my garden is slopingto tendency of the rose, he saved the I these plants contained digestive organs, I and in
putty, kept place by..glazier'spoints
the east. These seedlings I had seed, from which other varieties were and secretions of pepsen, an ingredientfound
I no putty being now used on
given last fall a thick layer of stable obtained. Up to within twentyfiveyears in the digestive organs of animal top,
as was formerly done. It has been
manure, and of these twelve hundred ago, almost all new roses were life. The water in these pitchers does Ii
found that when the glass lays on the
plants I have not lost a single one. raised from seed. Since that time florists not come from the clouds, as thoughtby
saah-bar thus imbedded the soon
Therefore I reiterate again that all hasten new varieties by hybridi- the Canadians, but is drawn up I
.I, rots or wears out, and water in
Amaryllis are hardy in the South ; it zation. A large number of the best from the soil, and secreted by the gets
i and not only loosens the glass but rots
does not make any difference whetherthe varieties of roses have been obtained plant itself. This water is pure, such I
I the bar as well. A most simple plan
particular plant has a catalogue from sprouts. The striped rose was I as we drink. It was also noticed that I
: to obviate this is to along the
price of seventy-five cents or ten dol- obtained in this way. During the besides a large number of dead insects pour
junction of the bar with the glass a
lars ; the cheapness s does not make the disastrous War of the Roses, betweenthe found in these pitchers, there were also
i thin line of white lead in oil,over which
plant hardier not the costliness more houses of York and Lancaster, live insects which were cute enough to !!
is shaken dry, white sand. This hard-
tender ; on the contrary, my two highest which contended for thirty years, one get in and out with impunity. It is a : and makes that
ens a cement effectually
priced bulbs, Amaryllis: psittaciua party took the White and the other parasite insect, which deposits its eggs i checks leakage. It is quickly done.I .

and A. fidelio, wnvj j cost me nine and the red rose. Afterwards the striped and takes possession, feeding on the !!
have seen glass, so cemented, that
ten dollars each, Mme out unhurt, white and red rose came into existence, dead insects which have been trapped. ;:
has stood for ten still in perfect
while Amaryllis atrp-sanguinea, whichis and when peace was declared, it was These plants do not consume the entire j
order, and it looked as if it would
sold for seventy-tve( cents, had suf-- adopted as the emblem of peace, being insect, they simply absorb the nitro- j stand for ten more without fur-
fered. Finally I would advise those known as the York and Lancasterroses. genous portions, leaving the earthly
I ther This
repair. plan, which is but
, interested to plant your Amaryllis in matter. Since these experiments were !
little known
as yet, is of the greatest
a sunny place, not too wet, as this The fuchsia has only been known made it gave florists and horticulturists ;:
importance ; had I known of it thirty
would no doubt be hurtful in winter ; about seventy-five years. It was new ideas. They ascertained that all j
I would have saved
years ago
give at least five inches of soil on top first brought to the attention of flor- plants absorb nitrogen. It is for this i. many
thousands of dollars in repairing, be-
of the bulb, and as soon as the first ists in a very singular way. A ship reason some plants have sticky stems ,II I sides having the plants under this

frost in autumn or winter has killed the bound for England, stopped at Peru, and leaves. Pers Ins raising tomatoes
water-tight glazing in better condition.
leaves and stopped their growth give a where the flowers grow wild. A sailoron have noticed that the plant has sticky -Peter Henderson in American Agri

good, thick covering of stable manure. board, having friends at home, se- glands, and also that it has few roots. culturist.i .

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]JVEiscellaneous. land, we can occasionally "appropriate" THE WORD "HAMMOCK." I Evaporating Our Products.

a few loads of it for the use of I Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
"It Has Been Here No One Knows
I notice in issue of the 30th
NEW COMERS WANT MORE one, two or three cows!, giving our I your
How and is Here to
LIGHT. i ultimo you speak of having examined
"promise to pay, to the acre, at sixty Stay." : a superior article of LeConte pear that

Pointers on Irrigation---Fertiliza- or ninety days, or a year from date, in had been evaporated by a gentleman in .

tionGrassCowsEtc.Editor legal (land) tender ; called by polite Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: ThomasvilleGa. This leads to the ques-

Are FLORIDA there DISPATCII only the: few, whose people fertilizers ; and such fertilizerstwo The scientist of the Times-Union, tion, would it not be a good idea to generally -
will J. G. K., in the issue of the 11th, introduce into our State the business -
names or initials we see in the DIS- as make Mother Earth smile
takes his lance time- of evaporating such of our
against our products
PATCH who read it, in Florida, and "all over her face." I don't know G.H's up
honored word 'hammock i as are best adapted for this pur-
as appliedto
are benefitted thereby ; or, have you plan for "throwing away that pose? I don't remember having seen
than and in
lands other
scores of Florida readers, as you should $2500 on five acres, but I believe I pine, an anything in any of our State papers in

have. What can we do or say to could hit it "first guess." It will not excess of lexicographical zeal, really regard to this subject, still I think it
fanatical, becomes so bloodthirsty as must be a good thing, as many of our
prevail upon a goodly number of be surface irrigation either, and he
your to recommend a throttling vegetables, and most of our fruits,
readers to write up some of their ex- will use round tiles, and he will force summary might be so treated, and thus enable
of the obnoxious term and a buryingof
periences for the benefit of the new- the water up the hills and make the our growers to build up another branchof
its cold
comers. Every week we look for such vegetables just g-r-o-vr, like-well, corpus deeply enough to industry,and at the same time utilize
preclude all possibility of a resurrec- much that would otherwise be
article* You have now a large lot of like[ "evil weeds," as the old folks usedto waste.
tion. The head and front of its While it would be of great value to
interesting reading, but we wanta ; say, and I'll claim the patent.
very all classes-to
offending in this that J. G. K. strawberry growersitwould
few more, (say two or three a week,) Now, do you "moind that," Mr. G. H., appear especially commend itself, as
aforesaid has failed in his antiquarian
writers of"fax." I'll[ claim that patent sure. And I'll when the price of this fruit fell belowa

Persuade them, or scold them into go halves in a wager (sum of no im- tion.researches A thorough to find exploration its proper deriva-of the commenced.The certain point. evaporating could be

"speaking out in meeting" for the portance) that your five acres will musty chronicles of Raleigh, and Sir

benefit, of us younger brethren. They, yield you a larger per cent. than Mr. R. Hawkins, and profound investigation great question before the publicat
the time that
too, will be benefitted, and the DISPATCH DISPATCH mentioned not long ago. of Dutch, Swedish, Spanish, concerns present our brotherhood, of principally fruit and

will become a necessity in every Irrigate for the dry season and you French and English vocabularies, be- vegetable-growers, is that of high
sides a reconnoissance into the terri-
household. will have more than half won the bat- freights, and the liberal appropriationsof
tories of Simmons, Hawksworth, and
Where is G. H of Crescent City ? tle. Nature tells us, plainly, how fertile Crabb threw no light upon the signifi commission men. To speak as respectfully

and what has he been doing for) the lands are produced. Heat and cation of the word as accepted in l as the subject will permit, I

moisture, anywhere save on a bare Florida rural affairs. Therefore it is may say, that the said appropriationshave
last few weeks? We have been look-
been far too liberal for the well-
limestone rock or bank of pure silica, forthwith denounce! as an illegit-
ing for something more from his pen, being of our producers ; indeed, with
you can produce rank vegetation in imate interloper without any claimswe
especially in regard to his past irrigation time, if given heat and moisture. are bound to respect, and the I some of us the growing of vegetableshas

methods and results. Growth and decay, repeated annually, brand of Cain placed upon its brow.If become an expensive luxury, in

What with the discussions as to will eventually yield humus. Let us J. G. K. had prolonged his voyage which the profits all work.accrue to the par-
ties who don't do the
what can, and what cannot, be doneon raise everything we need, at home, with Raleigh, and sojourned awhile
and when we ship fruit, etc., let it be among the Carib races with which We are not the only sufferers. The
high pine land, and the outlookfor the beat then I American Gardener speaks of one
very, very ; we can affordto that illustrious explorer came in con- .
future changes in freight tariff we" pay the freights. KAW. tact, he would probably have discovered -i Norfolk (Va.) grower who shippedone

scarcely know to which to devote the [The DISPATCH has a large circu- that in their dialect the word hundred barrels of cabbage to

most attention. If the freight and com- lation, in fact a very large circulationin hamak signifies a little field. How some commission man, and receivedseven
natural for the expression to spread cents returns. Truly a small
mission men cannot possibly handleour Florida but have also ..
we a large along: the chain of islands enclosing outlook\for cabbage. Now, while I

fruit and vegetables for less money, circulation throughout the country. the Caribean sea, to the mainland of don't know, still it seems to me, that

we will devote our energies to some- Wherever eyes of the people are turned Florida, and there be applied to the by the introduction of a proper systemof

thing else. Mr. Railroad says he will Southward, the DISPATCH circulates, lands overgrown with broad leafed. evaporating such of our products as
which the found can be thus handled, we, in one sense,
trees aborigines :
still have
a "right smart chance" of and we do not wish to neglect
pros- admirably fitted by nature for conver- meet the issue at hand, as in this man-
hauling even though you do stop pective settlers and "new comers." sion into the little fields, where they ner we can reduce weight, and largely

growing truck, viz : hay, corn, flour, Our correspondent has our thanks for raised their corn, pumpkins and to- i enhance the value.

and bran, to feed your cattle and his suggestions. He will find, else- bacco. It is no easy task to orush out Then, by properly presenting the
of existence words that have matter, I think we might got offers for
selves. Can't raise
hay Ten years where in this issue, an article on the come

hence, you will scarcely go amiss for "Cost of an Orange Grove," as a first down association to us so full and of with historic such meaningand a gen- products Another advantage of this kind would before be shipping.the sup-

as green grass-plots as "merrie Old installment of information of this uine flavor of the soil as this. Its plying of family wants and the build-

England" delights in ; and grass kind.-ED._ claims to our consideration are far ing up of a local trade in our home
means cattle. Now hear the skeptics .. greater than those of the word "prairie"of markets that can now only be supplied
Exorbitant Freight Rates-A Rem-
laugh. edy Suggested.Editor the French or "canyon" of the from a distance. The greatest benefits,

Irrigate ; if Illinois and other Statescan FLORIDA DISPATCII: Spanish, which are expressive enough, however, would likely accrue through
I notice in valuable of having utilized waste products, and
afford your paper} but not actually necessary to the rich
to invest thousands upon Augnst 23d, article on "Freight Rateson vocabulary of our language.Is making that which would be a ]loss

thousands in tile drains, to get rid oi Oranges." It appears to me the it not sufficient for the white man contribute to the revenue of the pro-

water and grow rich at it, cannot best thing for the people to do is to get to extinguish the native races of this ducer, and afford a medium of considerable

Florida go to speculating in round up petitions to the next Legislature, continent-without trying to obliterate income from the home market

tiles with even a better of that will meet next winter, asking thnt the last vestiges of their accented and elsewhere. While I know nothing
prospect re- a law be passed to regulate freight and utterances, which, linking us & remote about this business yet,I shall give it a
muneration? Too much water lately, passenger rates throughout the State ages, are followed up and ana- good trial this fall on vegetables of

eh Sub irrigation and drainage will -similar to the law in use in Geor- lyzed with so great interest by the an- various kinds, and in the spring in

some day be synonymous. Given, a gia-attaching a heavy penalty if vio- tiquarian, and which help to illuminethe strawberries, when, if you wish it, I
lated. The people of this State have will report results.
piece of land whereon you can grow dim obscurity of the unwritten
just as good reason to consolidate all ? Very respectfully,
the if past
vegetation "year-round, sup- their efforts to themselves C. N. PORTER.
protect as No Mr. J. G. K. may enclose the
plied with moisture, and what is to railroads have to exact exorbitantrates offending word in a bag with a canyon S.uth Lake Weir, Fla.,September J,J886.

hinder the "miserable pine land" from on freight. Let every county in round its neck and sink it in the These experiments are in the right

becoming "as black as your hat', ?" the State get up their petitions and unfathomable depths of the sea and it line, friend Porter, and we trust we

Grow peas and oats, plow them under have them ready when the Legislaturemeets will get back to Florida before him. shall receive a favorable report in due :.
and Red Clover can'tbeat and we can correct freight and It has been here no one knows how
sow again.
passenger extortion a little.T. long, and it is here to stay. '
them much. If thus have .

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will be obliged ; also, if he will tell Preservation of Poultry Manure. Shade and Dirt.
how to feed cotton-seed meal, and in Poultry droppings very quickly lose Now that the "90 in the shade"

Poultry On the Halifax. what quantities, and if what we buy their value if not carefully preserved.If weather is abroad in the laud, every
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH. for fertilizers will answer.E. 1 the coops were cleaned daily, in- fowl and chick that understands the
I am some when engaged in W. AMSDEN. stead of occasionally, the gain in the laws of health will seek some shady

poultry raising for profit, and Mr. Ormond-on-the-Hallfax---- .* .--, September C, 1SSG. value of the manure would compen- place to loaf during the middle of the
White's article on scientific feeding has The Breeds of Poultry. sate for so doing more, as the drop- day, and fowls that have f liberty to

been read with considerable interest.It There are White Plymouth Rocks, 1 pings contain a larger proportion of |go where' they please will generally
is a question we have got to study ]Black Plymouth Rocks, Pea-combed valuable matter that readily escapes i find it somewhere; but what are the
and understand, in order to make ]Plymouth Rocks, and Wyandottes of than many suppose. It has been recommended i fowls confined to yards that are desti-
poultry pay in Florida, owing to the almost every imaginable color and to compost the droppingswith 1 tute of trees and bushes, to do aboutit
high price for feed. I should like to style of marking. There is among dry earth; but dry earth, thoughan ? Of course they can go into the
give my method of feeding and the re- j poultry fanciers at present a great in absorbent, does not wholly preserve 1 house if they want to, but they don't
suit, and if Mr. White will give us his clination to invent new breeds. The them. Nor will plaster answer fully want to ; it is out-door shade that they }
opinion, and show where it can be improved Wyandotte has had quite a "boom," for that purpose. The best dry absorbent want, and if you have the slightest regard -
upon, I think it will be appre- and some enterprising enthusiasts have is kainit, and as it is of itselfan for their comfort you will go
ciated by the poultry fraternity. \thought to repeat this by introducingother excellent fertilizer the cost need right to work and put up a cheap shed,
I raise poultry for their eggs chiefly, new and much-lauded varieties, not be considered.It Yes, I know you are busy about this
only selling the old hens and young ]but the attempt has been a failure. is well known that water absorbs time, but nobody wants ycu to spenda
cockerels. With cracked rice times its volume of ammonia week shed. Just drive
at two When a man comes to you and triesto many making a
and three-quarters cents ; wheat, two sell you any new thing that is war- and that it quickly causes all sub- I two posts in the ground, about three
and a half; corn, two ; oats, two ; ranted to exceed everything heretofore stances in the shape of manure to decompose and one-half or four feet high, and x
bran; one and three-quarters ; mid- heard of, study well before you buy ; and change their forms and some eight or ten feet apart ; across
dlings, two and a half, and choppedfeed it matters not what that new thing conditions. If, then, instead of keep- the top nail a stout cross piece, and
(oats and corn ground), one and may be, whether "Bohemian" oats, a ing the droppings perfectly dry, we then place long boards so that one end
three-quarters ; screenings, two and a new kind of strawberry, or a new keep them moist with soap-suds, we will rest on the ground and the other
quarter, the question is, which can we breed of chickens, it is the well known not only cause them to decompose on and project a foot or two beyond, y
feed to produce the most eggs for the and tested article that is the safest.It (which is really desirable), but the the cross-piece. If you have no boards,
make a frame and cover with straw or
least money? My present. method of pays well to cross your common water absorbs and arrests the ammo- prairie hay. Make a shed of some
feeding is boiled rice mixed with branor stock with the thoroughbred, and fur- nia, and prevents its escape. The kind. Spade up the ground under
chopped feed for the morning meal, ther still, the pure blood is better than soapsuds combine, also, with the ma- those sheds, throw a pan of ashes there
including fish, not usually less than the cross. This is as applicable to nure, first forming fat acids, which in occasionally, and your fowls will take .
solid comfort in the shade
ten'pounds, morning and stock. the turn react on the insoluble matter of wallowing
every ; very poultry as to other Now, to and dirt ; and they won't be bothered
frequently I only boil fish and thicken kind of breed: If you look throughthe the manure, and render it more avail- with lice either.-Fanny Field.
the mixture with wheat bran. I havea advertisements of a poultry paper, able as plant food. It is not suggested ... ..
Profit Farm Boiler holding twenty- or examine the circulars of those ad- to keep the droppings wet, but only Dominiques.This .
five gallons, plenty of wood which I : vertisers, you will be astonished to find moist. They may be mixed with dry is strictly an American fowl.
do not count as an item of expense. I that almost every man claims his favorite earth, if preferred, with a small quan- They are good mothers, good table
always salt the soft food well, twice or breed to be "far superior to any tity of kainit added, the whole to be fowl( and having yellow legs and skin
three times a week add a handful of other;" says that they are "excellent saturated with strong soap suds, and sell very readily in market. They are
ground shell and charcoal, and two layers, careful sitters, fine table fowls, kept moist afterwards, using additional of a uniform gray, and so strong that
spoonfuls of sulphur in dry weather. very hardy, etc." suds as the heap increases. For this they transmit their plumage in. every

My fish are so thoroughly boiled that Now, it is a known fact that some purpose a large bin or box shouH be cross.
of medium
They are good layers
the fowls consume most of the bones. breeds are poor layers; some fowls provided, or barrels may be used, but
sized the of
; but eggs are a rich
For the evening meal I give wheat or give tough and stringy meat for tableuse under cover as a protection against quality, and heavy in proportion to
oats, changing from one to the other; ; some are tender and more liableto rain and sun. Poultry manure and their size.
only feed corn to the fowls I am pre- disease than others; yet you never night-soil, though very rich in nitro- They do not rank with the larger
paring for market. I keep several varieties knew a fancier who would acknowl- gen, lose by exposure, and when allowed poultry ; being smaller than the Asi-
but my laying flocks are a cross edge that his fowls had any of these to become dry the loss is quitean atics and Plymouth] Rocks,and requir-
from a Plymouth Rock cockerel on faults. Oh, no his are always "the item. Analysis shows this to be i ing a higher fence to confine them.
Brown Leghorn hens. My fowls are other kind." Yet I tell you there is the case with night-soil, which seldom They are active foragers when at
all confined in yards thirty by forty, as much difference in utility betweenthe compares favorably with animal ma- liberty, and require only one feed a
various breeds of chickens thereis
from eighteen to twenty-five in each in the different kinds of plows as and[ nure, although it is known to be pro- day in warm weather, if they can
yard. I keep them supplied with with one, so with the other-there are duced from food that is really more range at will.Having .
green stuff; usually feed that at noon. different kinds for different purposes, nutritious than that fed to animals. If rose combs they can bear
Now as to results from the above so that one may excel in one capacity it could be preserved daily, in a fresh cold weather much better than any
method of feeding: Seventy hens laid[ and yet be very inferior in another, condition, so as to absorb and retain breeds having large single combs.
while kind is all!
no one adapted to
5,162 eggs from January 1st ,to July wants and suitable for all purposes. the liquids in a volatile matter, it They have proved to be well adapted .
1st. One pen of twenty-two pulletsless Since you have seen, then, that what would give better results. The same to the long cold winters of New Eng
than six months old when they would suit one man might not please applies to poultry droppings. If al-
commenced laying, laid 1,200 eggs in another, the next thing to do is to> lowed to become dry under the roost, land.They are plump bodied and have a
the months of February, March\ and learn the qualities of the various they decrease in value, but if pre- substantial 1 appearance, so that they
breeds these and served in fresh condition much of
; study carefully, con- a
and have laid ever since but become favorites with those who
April, ; great
sider well what variety would come the nutritious matter will be saved.If .
the pen was divided, and I could not nearest to your own taste. If more those who desire to save the drop- make their care aspecialty.
keep up with their record. persons would do this there would beless pings will try the method suggested, Their legs are not feathered, so theyare
Now, if Mr. White will take the dissatisfaction with purchases.Suit keeping them moist with strong soap- always clean and neat, and when
cost of each article and tell us whatwe yourself, and get that variety suds, the ammoniacal odor which will 1 the flock is kept reasonably pure, and
which you most admire, then cultivate greet their olfactories when about to .
can use to advantage to procurethe of uniform color, they present a very
your stock, and you will gain both apply the manure to land will be con
most eggs, I have no doubt many satisfaction and profit thereby.-H.: P. vincing.-P. H. J., in Rural New pleasing appearance and attract favor-
will be orofited thereby. I, for one, C. in Farm and Fireside. Yorker. able notice.Ex. "



( THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [SEPTEMBER\ 20, 1886.ispatch. .

fltt JJlorida way to obtain them strictly true to instructions to present the same to the in their advocacy of its claims. For

_... -- parent stock. transportation managers and to con- some reason it has failed to reach and

JACKSONVILLE--,-FLA.- --,-SEPT.--- -20-1886.--- Will Miss\ Helen Harcourt state if fer with them regarding the matter. inspire the confidence of the orange
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. she succeeded in her to >-._.
attempt evap- Mr. growing public. Most\ of the shippersare
Greenleaf Letter.In
Bidwell's Early. orate the guava. (See last year's willing to give it a trial, to placeit
DISPATCH) and can any specimens be our last issue, Mr. D. Greenleaf,
Mr.: James Mott: of Orlando is on the list of consignees
so had-to taste of-to determine quality of this city, the well known orange among
thoroughly convinced of the merits of which their shipments are to be divi-
grower aud proprietor of extensive
this peach that he is rebudding his We should be pleased to hear from ded ; but few, very few are willing to
groves at Spring Grove, on Lake
Peen-to orchard with it. When the Miss Helen Harcourt on this point. ship to it exclusively. Under these
George, in an able and interesting let-
introducers of a new fruit demonstrate ..- circumstances it can scarcely and hopeto
ter written from Rutland Vt.
their faith in this practical way, thefruitgrowing LeConte Pears. receive the greater portion of the
account of the conditions and
public will bank upon The eight-year-old trees of Mr.\ Geo.E. : crop, at least not for some time to
circumstances which led to the -
the new variety as a valuable acqui Sawyer at North Sorrento, Orange organization come, it must first achieve success in
of the Florida Fruit Exchange,
sition. county, bore a few pears this season. active competence with the commission -
} ... together with a more extended state- I
In quality they were fully equal to the I houses.
Trucking. ment of the results already accom-
Georgia LeContes. This is the first Most the
Judge W.; K. Cessna, of Gaines- plished by the institution, and the growers regard Exchangenot
fruit of this variety reportpd from
ville, had thirty acres in vegetables benefits which will accrue to the State, as an organization producersbut
South Florida.
last spring. He produced a fine crop, as well as to individual producers if it rather as a thing apart, competingon

upon which he lost money. Judge Hay. receives its due meed of patronagefrom precisely the same basis as the
commission houses for their fruit. Two
Cessna has been engaged in growing In Orange county, well-filled barns our orange growers this season. I

vegetables for the past fifteen years, and generous stacks of home made This letter is particularly opportuneat reasons have been alleged for this :

during which time he has succeeded in hay are an encouraging sign of the this ,time when our growers are First, the placing of the shares at a

making a fair profit four years out of times. In Middle Florida they talk seriously considering what dispositionto figure, one hundred dollars, which at

five. of erecting machines for baling home- make of the fruit now fast maturingupon once shuts out all small shippers, and

-Sheep- .Raising.. ..- cured hay-a move in the right direc the trees. Coming from a prom- would seem designed to keep the whole

tion. There is inent member of the Fruit organization in the hands of a few
1 no reason why we Exchange,
An experienced stock of
grower The stock of the
should not raise within our own bore and from one too who had confidence moneyed growers.
Sumter county, writes : "I think sheep
ders all the in the last California Fruit Growers' Union, to
"long forage"consumed enough enterprise season to
better than other stock that
pay any which refers is di-
our correspondent ,
in the State. his entire to its
consign crop care, we
can be grown here. This is the testi- .
-- commend his words to the careful at- vided into shares of one dollar each,
mony of experience. The enlarge- Orange Culture. tention of one hundred thousand such shares

ment of our cattle interests and the Since the every thoughtful orange have been issued and if
terrible cold of last Jan- we are cor-

improvement of the stock on the rangeis uary, all doubts as to the permanentsuccess grower.There can be no doubt .,f the truthof rectly informed, one person is allowedto

now attracting general attention. of the hold but share. It thus
orange industry in this Mr. Greenleaf's that a single
May: not sheep husbandry be profitably State been becomes in which the
have dispelled. Notwithstanding the bulk of the Florida an organization
orange crop
added to live stock industries ?
our the thermometer fell to the must be handled by one whole people are interested, and nec-
No stock give better returns upon the lowest from the numbers and the
point experienced in the last anything like a fair price is to be cessarily

money invested than sheep in coun- fifty years, few bearing trees are seri- realized for it. And the capital represented wields a powerful
tries where do well)] and from allwe )]
they ,
influence influence which has obtained
ously injured ; and there is, at the unquestionably offers the only meansat an

can gather they thrive admirably in lowest calculation, a two-thirds crop of available for a lower rate on perishable pro-
present accomplishing
this State. 'Veshould like very muchto fine fruit on the trees. this result. Shall we let this "goldenopportunity" ducts from California to eastern cities,
have such of our readers as have .4
and than Florida has yet been able to ob-
slip, again
tried raising sheep in Florida, report The Ocala Convention.
tain the disparity
for a ? We trust notwithstanding great -
crop song
the result of their experiments throughour To-morrow, the 21bt, the State con growers will disabuse themselves of all of distance in our favor. Sec-

columns. vention of Truckers and Fruit- ond the action of certain prime
and of business mov-
prejudice, as a matter
Growers meet at Ocala to consider
Queries Answered. sustain the Exchange in its efforts to ers in the organization and manage-

"Subscriber," of Merit\ Florida, measures for obtaining relief from obtain a better distribution and conse- ment of the Exchange, who have demonstrated -

propounds the following: high rates of transportation upon quent higher price for the Florida their faith by shippingtheir
fruits and vegetables, which at pres- fruit through other channels.Is .
Can the DISPATCH give the analysisof orange crop. Mr\ Greenleaf makes a
ent amount to an embargo upon the it too late to correct this? Can-
the ashes of the saw palmetto, fair suggestion, that, as a test of the
.which is said to be so rich in potash? production of vegetables in this State. matter, no fruit be forwarded duringthe not this stock be now reduced from

The analysis of the saw palmettohas We trust the delegates will do some- mouth of November to commission 500 shares of $100 each to 10,000

been published, but we have thus thing besides growling and denouncing men-let the Exchange have the con- "hares of $5 each, and an effort madeto

far been unable to find same. Anyone common carriers in general trol of the fruit during this one month place a share in the hands of every

who has this analyses will confera terms. Measures should be taken to and govern future action accordingly. grower? Cannot those men who have

favor by sending it to us for publi secure organizations in each county -.-*-... forfeited the confidence of the public

cation. tributary to a State organizationwhose The Fruit Exchange. by their self-interest] or timidity be removed -

Are common plum stocks service- existence should not terminate We are anxious to see this institu- and re-placed by such men asMr.

able for the Japan plum ? until these grievances are redressed.The tion succeed. We believe the prosperity Greenleaf and Major Norris, who

The Japan plum, or Loquat, will transportation lines are as vitally of the orange industry in this have demonstrated their faith by their

not grow on plum stocks, but can be interested in securing a mutually sat- State, for the next few years, dependsin works?

"worked" on the quince. Kelseys isfactory solution of this question as no small degree upon its success ......

Japan plum, which unlike the fore- are the growers. They say that theyare the coming season. At the same timeit Varieties of Vegetables Grown.

going, is a true plum and can be ready to adjust the matter if prop- is clear to a candid observer that Hammock Ridge, on the Florida.

propagated on plum stocks. erly brought before them. The only the average growers take but little in- Railway and Navigation Railroad,

How and when are guavas propagated way to bring it to a head is to placea terest in the Exchange, there is no use near Gainesville, is one of the heaviest

by nurserymen, so as to have clearly defined statement of griev- disguising this fact because of our vegetable shipping stations in the

them true to parent stock? ances in the hands of a committee of desire for its success. One-third the State. The freights on the vegetablesfrom

Nurserymen grow guavas both from leading producers representing the growers oppose it, another third are in- this station last spring amountedto

seed and layers; the latter is the only fruit and truck men of the State, with different and its friends are luke-warm $4,500, and including the next sta610 -







,,, .

tion, Arredondo, amounted to $7,500. STATE NEWS. "The papers say" capitalists are fffnb1i4ir'e/ irtmn t

The vegetables] raised at this point are going to start a beef, fruit and vegeta-

chiefly tomatoes, cucumbers,egg-plants Lake City is enjoying late peaches.The ble canning establishment at Fort RATES OF ADVERTISING.

beans, onions and cabbage. The fol- "flat woods" are full of water Meade.\ On application.

lowing varieties are found, by expe- again. The vegetable growers of Alachua] Subscription$3.OO per annum,in advance.In .
clubs of six or more,81.50 each.
rience, to succeed best : The Early] Columbia county has made a good county met at Gainesville on the 15th

Flat Dutch Cabbage is mostly] planted ; of rice. inst., and elected six delegates to the To Subscribers.
crop See printed slip on your paper(or wrapper)
it forms a small, solid head, comes on Ocala Convention. Note date of the expiration of your subscription -
Mr. Jas. H. DePass' late
early, and sells]) well. The Early York peach, Sweet potatoes have been bringinga and if in arrears please remit.
"My Favorite is ripe.A .
and Wakefield also succeed Special to New Subscribers.New .
Jersey high price for the last six weeks,
six-acre Pa- subscribers to the DISPATCH, will re-
well. Of tomatoes, Livingstone's Per- orange grove near notwithstanding there is prospect of a ceive on application a colored map of Florida
fection ripens up the best, on which latka recently sold for $25,000. good crop this fall. free. Scale eighteen miles to tho inch.

account it is most extensively planted.The I Sweet potatoes are worth eighty Cotton is now reported to be open- SPECIAL CLUB RA1ES.

White Tripoli is the onion planted; cents per bushel in Bartow. ing rapidly in Bradford, but owing to or We periodical club THE published DISPATCH in the with United any States paper

seed is sown in October, and sets "Oak scrub" is being utilized for frequent showers of rain, the "picking or Remittances Great Britain.should Prices be on application.sent by Check,

planted in March.\ The White Spineis strawberries at Eau Gallie. process" is somewhat retarded. Money,addressed Order,to Postal Note or Registered Letter -

the cucumber planted. Of beans, Polk county has increased in wealth Farmers about Micanopy are busy C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher,
the Wax and Valentine are the van of the JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
nearly a million dollars within a year. gathering one largest corn crops
eties grown. raised in that section. Continued
The St. Johns river ever
steamers are General Advertising Solicitor.
rains hinders the work.
beginning to bring down
oranges. "
DeLand Academy and College. Mr. Arden, of Green Cove Spring, "We Gather 'Em In.

Nothing could indicate more clearlythe The State Agricultural College, at has a Kiefer pear tree, planted one Starting just three weeks ago on an
Lake City, begins its fall term next "boom continueour
unprecedented : we
substantial character of the won- year ago, which bears a fine pear nine
month. advertisementsand
course, gaining new
derful development] of t this State dur- and a half by ten and a half inches in subscriptions daily until with this
ing the last decade than the recent The sugar cane crop of .suwannee is circumference. week's issue we show a total of 207 new

establishment of academies and colleges said to be the most promising since the Eustis has a Fruit and Vegetable subscribers and thirty-four: new adver-

at various points throughout the war.The Growers' Association, which holds its tisements in three week's work, with

State. All the religious denominations acreage in Columbia county in regular meetings on the first Saturdayof the season for advertising only just
commenced. The DISPATCH is thus
prominently represented here have established sweet potatoes this season is the largestfor each month, and special meetingson credited with being the best advertis-

schools for higher education, years. the third Saturday.The ing publication in Florida, for surely

not to mention several secular schoolsof The orange crop around Starke is grow ing of sea island cotton is never before had any paper such a

a high order of merit. Prospective short, but the fruit is unusually brightand one of the most important industries of record.
The principal object for which a
settlers need no longer hesitate about fine. the Peninsular State. Fully onehalfof
devoted parent lives is to see their sons
coming to this State on account of lack The Orlando papers are agitatingthe the entire sea island crop of the and daughters properly equipped for

of educational advantages ; and amongour holding of a South Florida Fair whole country is produced in Florida.A life's struggles, with a good, nay, an
own people the home circle need this winter. stock company is to be organizedat excellent education. In this State,

not be broken, nor the "Permanent Extensive works for preparing creo- Ocala to operate the grove of Mr. above all others,seminaries this is the feeling.
Good colleges, private
Home in Florida" deserted in order soted timber are to be located at Fer- W. E. Green. The grove is seventyacres schools, etc., are not as plentiful as one

that our youth may seek higher educa- nandina. in extent and contains 5,000 can wish. The DISPATCH, however,

tion elsewhere. trees. The grove, in 1882, bore fifteen takes pleasure in noting the establish-
Among) t these schools none stands Many of the State papers are clam- boxes. The yield in 1883 was 400 ing of one fine/ private school at No.
oring for a railroad commission to 59 East Monroe street, by Miss S. P. '
boxes. In 1884 it footed 2,000 boxes.In .
higher than the DeLand
Academyand regulate rates. FLEMING, A. B., a graduate of Cor-
College, of DeLand, Florida. It 1885 Mr. Green had shipped up to nell, and a teacher of excellent rec-
is conducted under the auspices of the M. L. Smith, of Daytona, has been the freeze 2,519 boxes, while fully ommendation and experience. She

Baptist denomination. The purposeof offered $8 per 1,000 for his orange 1,200 boxes remained on the trees. asks all interested to write her for

its patron and founder, Hon. H. A. crop upon the trees. This year's crop, it is thought, will particulars.

DeLand, of Fairport, N. Y., was to Mr. Avery, of Gainesville, netted run to 4,000 boxes, and had it not B. W. PARTRIDGE has,

establish in Florida, a Christian High $1,000 on a little over two acres of been for the freeze, would have been the veteran say elsewhere fruit-grower about, the somethingto Nunan

School and College for both sexes, inferior strawberries this season. 6,000 boxes. strawberry plants.FIGS .

to none in this country in character The Putnam county folks are call Hay Making at DeLand. OF COMMERCE.

and rank. The school has been ing loudly for a State convention of Mr. F. S. Goodrich has gathered at Under this tasteful heading Mr.

very succes-ful thus far, having done farmers at Palatka this fall. the rate of four tons of crab grass hayto Martin Benson, of Swanwick, Perry

some very thorough academic work Mr. Armour, of Waldo, raised an the acre, and has already six tons county." concerning, Ill., has his placed great future a readable"ad. fruit

during the past few years. With en- apple this season four inches in diam- in his barn. He asserts that he has culture and industry for Florida. The

larged facilities and an ample corps of eter of fine color and flavor. enough now to feed his horse. Other fig tree planting will be fully treated,
tutors it bids fair takea here have done well and well of trees vari-
as a College to The in the vicinity of parties as as as descriptions ,
the educational have made and eties, curing and drying figs for com-
high ,place among many a good corn crop,
Waldo are larger and freer from rust
and all this information will be
institutions of the South. this on high pine land. Let others do merce,
than ever before at this season. reliably furnished by. Mr. Benson on
Northern sojourners will find De- likewise, and save the immense sum of of from the Florid-
The Reporter the Lake City receipt inquiries
Land one of the pleasantest places to money sent away every year for grain ians.
truckers can afford to raise truck at a
winter in the South with educational and hay. Make what we want and J. s. COLLINS,
. net return of fifty cents a bushel.
advantages for their children equal to save expenditure of money. There is of Moorestown, N. J., sets forth the

those of the land from whence they The garden-area throughout the no use working to grow fruit and veg- advantages of his nurseries, in this

came. State is large,exclusive of the millionsof etables to pay for forage. Make the week's DISPATCH.

strawberry plants that are being set forage itself, and when transportationcomes STATION D.,

Nurserymen say there is a good demand out.A down to such a price as to offer is to be written to, for treatment by all

for trees, large sales having large area is being prepared for inducements to shipping, then grow suffering, from nervous diseases. .

already been made. This means the vegetables in Polk county, and"stand- vegetables as profit. Crab grass can FLORIDA ORANGES FREE.

extensive planting of orchards and over" potatoes are the order of the be grown for profit at twenty dollars The publisher of the DISPATCH

groves this winter. day. per ton.-Florida Agriculturist. makes our Northern, Eastern and

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offer that all "a worker" also. Success his For Sale.
Western ,neighbors an is to
Florida can appreciate and can en- "ideal" flours. JVIeteoFolo cal. Mobile or Improved Noonan Strawberry
Plants for sale. Price, $3.00
dorse. Read it over elsewhere and HARNETT HOUSE. ........
,. .
Larger quantities on
friends the :>; per ap-
write your concerning pa- Surely never a better compliment or .a( ...Iaqwa I 'g ..: ..: 8.A plication. Delivered at the wharf or

per and offer. more deserved was ever paid a landlord CO. '_ aids a-SmaAV JOuonoaaia I UJ0 oa i Q./---5::::WUza :: Co) : railroad statiQn. I have raised straw-

F. E. BOGUE & CO. than that paid mine host, Har- OO H berries for the past six years,and tried

This, the popular furniture house, nett; of this popular Savannah hotel, 00_ &In. more than twenty varieties, and find

whose.,recent shipment of furnitureto than the one by the great newspaper caz H 'nPlmnHOc A II'UP' u'UaJ' ( c.Qc.Q CO)too) l",.".. O hiO this the best. D. B. MILLS\ ,

Cuba and other foreign countries proprietors, Messrs. Scott & Rice, of -. I<>C1 0} "3 Welaka, Fla.

stamp it as both enterprising and sagacious the Chicago National Hotel Reporter, -O, HO '. I f.y to eo o*M c*eo r M:: *-._.

in its business policy, is mak- when they said he was "the constant cn(1)d 0ti acr : 113DIal1 _ 55a l Strawberry Improved Plants Wilson', for sale Albany by
ing arrangements to branch out and of local r 8:
advertising ... :
patron papers, C) "'i; >.... !.:>..>... > JOHN H. JACKS,
. extend its capacity. Mesers. Bogue & which stamps him as a level-headed 0 OOrt2: ooooZ c3f \
Mandarin Fla.
Co. obtained lease of the "O Hc o ,
recently a ex and appreciative business man. He Co.. CC .
tensive stores and quarters at Nos. 44 is also a believer in Florida and its ui EO > q1pa.lpunq0 Calcined Humus.
to 46 West Bay street now occupiedby x: fr1 PUB saqoni ui q I. c: IB5s
citizens and they believe in Mr.\ Har- &IpkI' The following statement by Hon.J. .
M ::
P. McQuaidand October 1, the removal nett and his house, as his register at :(1)>: I> ---- ___ Q.I c rn T. Wofford, is important and to the

occurs. Meantime at 26! to 28 tests. The DISPATCH is under obliga- I point. Mr. Wofford is one of the
Ocean street, the firm will sell all tions for kind attentions and thanks s.o.. 02i 4CIiBQ usa' IQ I cs MroococcSoaioo r-i d Q>ei garden kings of the State:
c.;; i d
styles and kinds of furniture from a him now for the same. -- .hmtiG _0 FORT MASON, FLA., June 26, '86.
o.. Q.I ,:)tft,....o.r.I, ,..".3c 3
handy ice box to a parlor set of furni- When time was created, there was 22:. ,Q mnmlulJ'T_ I -t- Ml! :! I have watched with great interestthe

ture at sacrifice prices in order to prepare an opportunity given for just such an O.o. H : --> ro M?i o o !i process of the manufacture of Cal-
mmlJt'BJ\I I cbuoAAAAGO *
-for the change in location. The active, wide-awake business man as cc"c3 cined Humus at Dr. Hick's works. I

firm is one of the most reliable doing ANDREW HANLEY, I --.o sala" believe he has solved the problem of
; .I91amOJ'Bg 5ggg58g? g
business in the South, and with unpar- .o OO"*35OOC5cc q, fc- fertilizing for our State. 1 have the
given[ a chance to use plenty of timein U'8U U'BaJ\I ec c 1 alleled facilities for buying and manu- I fullest faith in C. H., for these reasons:

facturing and long experience in selecting the returns best way for his possible efforts.to get Mr.\ the Han-biggest "o o ... --... ...--... ... ... ... 4tom 1st. The material of which it is
the styles best suited for Southern s. : : ; :. :..ci : 0 2
Humus is of the
dealer o : ; : Q.I composed ( ), purest
is the in n
ley recognized leading : .: cSQ CS3pj
trade, they will always lead where -CI) :roi- !C eo-''I._* eS-..* : and best.
paints, oils, builders' supplies, railwayand a;) 2 J <-> I
others,follow. Mr. Bogue understandsthe I k "- ---3 3. GO CC I.
d: :Ii. 2nd. In the of manufacturethe
steamboat stores, sash, doors and S < >''tI..:. aS d O'j 3.:: JoJ process
benefits from advertising in a live o m ": : ": c: .m)!:")cF vegetable matter is not destroyed,
blinds, etc., of Savannah. His experience : r oq: f .Mc
State paper and will reap his reward. (1':3 c.... oA:I ... xaSPECIAL but sweetened and purified-only a
capital, store, judgment, enter- :: : F-c. H
I -- -- --- -- ---- is reduced to its elements.3rd. .
habits ---- ----
and himat
prise, personal placed
Once again the old, tried and true, the head, and as he believes in print- ADVERTISEMENTS.One Abundant potash is obtained
fruit growers, nurserymen and thor- from the calcined part and from the
er's ink, and is progressive, he will not
ough business men, Messrs. Maxwell, soon be displaced from the head of the of the oldest and most reliable I great quantity ofaw::; -Grass roots

Anderson & Co., "come to the front" ranks. He does a big, constantly increasing subscription book publishing houses in which are reduced to ash and mixed

with their advertisement of their Flor- Florida business and asks or- the South is that of B. F. Johnson & with the already prepared Muck.I .

ida nursery. This firm cannot be too ders and queries for estimates by mail. Co., of Richmond, Va. They issue am now using it with the utmost

highly commended to the public for Try him. nothing but the most attractive and confidence. J. T. WOFFORD.Fine .

fair dealing and truthful representations. KAVANNAUGH & BRENNAN, popular books, being adapted to the 4
We ask our readers to favor wants of the Southern people, which Orange Grove for Sale.
one of the best of Savannah commis- bank of
This is on the east
them when they can. accounts for the excellent success; of grove
sion houses has advertisement
an on their the St. Johns river ; large river front,
hosts of Both
THORPE, agents. membersof
the but a delay in the mail service -i
way 35 miles south of Jacksonville and
of Chenango county, N. Y., nurseryman this firm have canvassed in years ,
makes it along with
necessary contains thirty-five originally( )
remarkable novelties in acres
has some gone by a great deal themselves and
other Savannah firms, to write them
rich hammock land. Contains 2,000
seeds, bulbs, plants, etc. week. know how to supply the wants of
bearing orange trees, besides all other
HIRAM SIBLEY & CO., "Our boom" agents and the public.
keeps Rally
up. fruits in Florida figs,
grown ; grapes
Rochester N. Y. have de- -*-<
of wisely around the standard, and patronizethe Peen-to peaches Japan plumsfiftytrees
\ termined to test the value of the DIS- VERY BEST Florida publicationfor The popular Hotel with tourists who ,
medium for their visit Savannah, Ga., is the Harnett bananas, guavas, etc. Dwelling
PATCH as a placing benefit. We assure the
your you house of four rooms, good water, fine
well-known "Sibley's Tested Seeds" benefit is mutual. House which shows a larger list of
stable and for
a good
before Florida growers, and 'tis well. daily arrivals than any other Hotel
stock. If sold within two months can
Such a wonderful progressive firm of Florida Oranges Free. in that pleasant city.-Chicago Na-
be bought for one half its value.M. .
seedsmen as Hiram Sibley & Co. could To every one in the Northern or : tional Hotel Reporter. G. JOHNSON, Jacksonville, Fla.

not be left from our list of the leading Western States sending us five yearly O 4 ---- -.- --

nurserymen and seedsmen of the cash subscribers to the DISPATCH Cassava Seed. Rocky Branch Nursery, Monticello, Fla.

country. The testimonials furnishedare terms $2 per year-we will send a Persons wanting Cassava Seed writeto Parties intending to purchase Le-

unexceptional. We heartily rec- box of fine Florida oranges, regulationsized Postmaster, V: aveland, Fla. Conte Pear trees will do well to place

ommend the house. boxes, averaging from 178 to orders with me before the season to

With several smaller advertisements 250 oranges, when they are ripe, as a Plant non! but the Nunan Straw- plant opens. I have a choice stock of

the list this week closes with premium. The box will be deliveredfree berry. one, two and three-year-old trees, and _

the following liberal advertisers and of charge at the express office in 5,000 plants for $10. will not be undersold. Correspondence -

t live business houses of neighboring Jacksonville, Fla., and the receipt for 10,000 plants for $15. with nurserymen solicited.B. .
Savannah. it forwarded to the sending the For sale by BEN. PARTRIDGE,
.. .. party Monticello Fla. W. PARTRIDGE,
GEORGE V. HECKER & CO., subscription. AddressCHAS. Proprietor.
the great "self-raising flour" firm, W. DACOSTA, For Sale*- -Cheap. .
Publisher. Now is the Time to Plant.
comes first, because Mr.\ Hecker was
Thirty thousand sweet Just received
.. young orange
-- -
realize the
of the first
to importance -
What the Advertisers in the Dispatch and lemon seedlings. 1000 Bushels Red Rust Proof Oats,
of representation in this leading 'A.V
' Florida journal. With his usual JACKSONVILLE,-FLA.: ,Sept.14, '86. DEPOINEY, 300 Southern Seed Rye,
Box Fla. "
18 Manatee
I enterprise and shrewdness, Mr.\ Hecker C. W. DACOSTA, ESQ., Dear Sir-In 200 Northern Rye,
*-+-* 100 Seed
availed himself of the presence of our answer to our advertisement of Straw- Bermuda Onion Seed.I .

representative, and at once sent his berry plants, we have received orders have now on hand a fresh supplyof WILLIAM A. BOURS,
and letters of from of Bermuda Onion 20 West Bay Street, .
card, concerning his Selfraising Buckwheat inquiry nearly my importation Fla.

his Superlative Flours, his every county in the State, and as far Seed. My importations of these seed 4t. Jacksonville. ,

many choice brands," etc., broadcast North as Maryland. We consider have been used and tested by the gar- The Arcadia Nursery- !'- -, Monticello.-

' 'all over the State. There is no ques your paper a very valuable one, not deners of Florida since 1873. I will Florida.

tion of the reliability of this house, only as an advertising medium, but send my printed directions, giving my For one, two or three year old Le

nor that it will, as in the past, do a also for general information on agri- experience and that of others in grow- Coiite P ar trees. Also a full ]list of _

big business in this State. It will cultural and other subjects. ing onions, both in Bermuda and Flor- other Pears and Apples grafted on Le ':'.

naturally follow upon enterprise in Very Respectfully, ida, to all purchasers.J. Conte roots. Address, Arcadia Nur ,

advertising. Mr.\ Hecker is a pleasant, J. W. VOSE, HOWARD TUCKER, seryJ. H Girardeau,Proprietor, Mon-

well-informed gentleman, and one who WM. H. KINGSBURY. Sanford, Fla. ticello, Fla. "









Good Business In Florida.A .

practical nurseryman, with ex- Fancy jWf Poultry.W. FIGS OF COMMERCE ,

perience in this State, wants a partner
with from Selected from the best orchards in the great fig regions of the Old World comprising the
$3,000 to $5,000 capital to W. FENDRICK very cream of table and drying figs. Tee most profitable fruit in the world. Easily grown
enlarge his business. Good opening. and prepared for market. No disease. No insects. The coming boom for Florida. Now is
Successor to Albert Fries, the time to start in a business that is bound to pay and fortunes can be made at it. We are
Address: W. C. Care this office. headquarters; our trees are unsurpassed, warranted true to name, propagated from bearing
Keeps 20 varieties of Pure-bred Fowls. trees,and prices are below competition. Send at once for instructions for growing and the
r Yards: Shell Road, near l\IoncrleCSprlng. 8m method of curing and packing, with description and price of the following varieties:
Eggs for Hatching, $2 per dozen.P. White 7Yoyan,White Adriatic,Han Giovanni,San Peitro, Red Lardnre, l\tradiso. English Wai'
DR. JOHN BULLJSSmith's O. Box:381. Jacksonville, Kla nuts,all best sorts. Filberts, Chestnuts, etc.,fine trees at low rates. LICHEES, most delicious
of fruits from India, should be grown by all. Immense variety of tropical fruits East Indian
fruits, grafted Mangoes, Indian; Bananas, Bread Fruits, Mangosteen,D fan, Lichees,etc.
ALBERT FRIES Special rates to the trade. Local agents wanted. "L tr
Swanwick, Perry Co., Illinois.

FOR THE CURE OF GEO. n'. UAKCR'S .A.. :JFI.E: ]w ii: :A.ri..CJ:: ,


Decomposed with Potash. PAINT AND OIL STORE

Or CHILLS and FEVER Price 825 per ton,free on board in Jacksonville ,
Samples of 16 different grades of Fertllzer, DEALER IN
put by Mr. Baker,can be seen at the Ger-
AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The man up Drug Store, 19 E. Bay St. Jacksonville. Railroad, Steamboat and Mill Supplies, Pure White Lead, Zinc and Colors, Glass, Putty,
Send 2-cent stamp for catalogue. Varnishes, Brushes, Plain and Decorative Wall Paper, Doors,Sashes, Blinds, etc.
proprietor of this celebrated medicine Mixed Paints, all Shades and Colors-write for estimate. Locks Sash-
- ------- -- -- ---- ---
Justly claims for it a superiority over all remedies NOTICE OF 1NCOKP011ATION.Notice Weights, Cord, Hinges, Screws, etc. Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement.
Cor. Whitaker, President and York Streets, - SAVANNAH, GA.
ever offered to the public for the SAFE is hereby given that the undersignedhave
CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cure formed a Body Corporate under Chapter -
of Ague and Pe veror Chills and verwheth- 16&), of the Laws of Florida,and the Acts BUY HEOKER'S SUPERLATIVE FLOUR.BUY
er of short or long standing. He refers to the amendatory thereof. .
entire Western and Southern country to bear Investment The name of Company.The the Corporation. is the Duval

him testimony to the truth of the assertion
principal place of business is Jacksonville -
that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if Duval County, Florida. HECKER'S SELF-RAISING BUCKWHEAT.Always .
the directions are strictly followed and carried The general nature of the business to be
out. In a great many cases a single dose has i transacted by said Company, is the buying,
been sufficient for a cure,and whole families Belling and mortgaging of lands in the sev- Ready! Always Reliable and Perfectly Healthful.
eral Cities. Counties and Towns, of the Stateof
have been cured by a single bottle,with a perfect Florida.
restoration of the general health. It is, The amount of Capital Stock authorized is Dyspeptics and persons who cannot eat Buckwheat Cakes made by the old process with
-however,prudent,and in every case more cer- Twenty Thousand Dollars, ((320,000.) divided yeast can use the Self-Raising Buckwheat without detriment.
tain to cure,if its use is continued in smaller Into ((200))Two Hundred Shares, of One Hund- DIRECTIONS: To 3 pounds of
red Dollars each. Ten of which is
per cent.
doses for week two after the disease has
a or
paid in at the time of the organization this llecker'g SeIC-Raisillg' Buckwheat
been checked,more especially in difficult and Company. The remainder to be paid in as
long-standing cases. Usually this medicine called for by the Board of Directors.The ao'd five pints Cold water or milk, or part each,and bake Immediately. Keep the batter In
will not require any aid to keep the bowels in time of the commencement of the Cor- a cool place If not wanted for immediate use. This will produce seventy light and delicious
good order. Should the patient, however,require poration, is the 20th day of August, A. D., cakes, preferred by many to those made with yeast.
1880. The time of termination the 20th
day Hold by All Grocers
a cathartic medicine,after ha yinff taken of 11KXJ.
three or four doses of the Tonic,a single dose The ugust business of the Corporation is to be GEO. V. HECKER & CO.,

of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILLS conducted by Five ((5)) Directors, a Preside t, 176 Bay Street,Savannah,Ga,
will be sufficient. Use no other. Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and
General Counsel, who are to be elected annu
:DR. JOHN $ULL'SSMITH'S ally every, on year.the 20th day of August of each and PIANOS'AND I ORGANS.

TONIC SYRUP, The highest amount of Indebtedness to
which the Company can at any time subject
BULL'S SARSAPARILLA, itself, is Four Thousand Dollars, (Sl.OOO.) BIG BARGAINS.

BULL'S WORM DESTROYER, V.C. G.C. SHEARER ROBERTSON, I have purchased at a rare bargain the entire stock of Pianos and Organs of A. Peterson, t
of Gainesville and Palatka,and for next thirty days will make a grand clearing sale of these
The Popular Remedies of the Day. J.GEO.F. HARRISON C. JOHNSON instruments and my present stock of Pianos and Organs. Rare bargains can be had as I go
F. G. JOHNSON. North at an early date to make arrangements for an entirely new stocK of Pianos and Or-
As I not in the habit of advertising in the usual stereotyped bar-
Principal Office 831 Main St., LOUISVILLE KY. VICTOR MUDGE General Counsel. gans. am "thirty day
--------- -- gain"style,parties will understand that I mean business and will offer f/enuine bargains
-- ---- while the sale lasts. A. IS. CAMP II ELL'S MUSIC HOUSE, Jacksonville.

A O.A. :&:=I.I: :). 3FRUhT{ TREES -- -------- ----- --- --- ---

To all who are suffering from tho errors and T k
p 2 Vines, Plants, etc. BARRS CLARK & TATE
Indiscretions of youth, nervous weakness,early M Apple*Pear,PeaehClierry,Plum, ,
decay, loss of manhood &c., I will send a recipe Quince, 'Strawberry, Raspberry,
Blackberry, Currant*, < that will cure you,FREE OF CHARGE.This great (iooftfberriCM,Ac. Send for Catalogue

remedy was discovered by a missionary In South J. S. COLLINS, Moorestonn, K.J.

America. Seed a self-addressed envelope to tho Booksellers, Stationers Paper DealersNo.

-- --- -- -- -- stand aj long M interest in kept up. 29 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.D. .
4T security only for Interest.
6 cents tar particulars.Loan forms,
Name thU paper. T.S. Gardner D. ROGERS. C.IB. ROGERS.
: ,Palace Building,Cincinnati,O-
o LeConte and Kieffer Pears on their
t own roots; Bartlett and other Pearson -- ---- D. D. ROGERS & CO.
LeOonte roots; Prunus Simoni and Tested ,
.Japanese ; Peen To.& Hone* DKALERSjN

large Peaches and; general Russian assortment Apricots.of Fruit A Sibley's seedS :mit: El T .A. z... :FI. C> C> :1'I1': : 'G ,
Trees. Oatalogue with facts Free.
Address W. F. HEIKES,Manager. Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, 4c., MetallcjBulldlng:upplIes.
Aeat.vUleIsr.ern. Hunt8VllleAla. State Agents for E. Van Noorden &Co'
To Market Gardeners and Truck
>81.00f"orI3'Veeka. The Farmers of Florida.Send
be mailed,securely wrapped,to any address In tho : for our Catalogue and Price List of Gar- ,,
United States ffV9 RT/a for Three Monthson den, Field and Flower Seeds. 18715.
of wl rI OO One Dollar. lib.oral
discount allowed to Postmasters,Agents and- H. C. Denton Esq., the well known planterand .
Clubs.Tho POLICE GAZETTE: Revenue Collector of Alachua Co., sendsus
of NcwYorJcls the MAILED oxi/r legitimate the following unsolicited endorsement of E. BEAN
Illustrated Sporting and Sensational our stocks: "Your Early Dwarf Flat Dutch
Journal published: on the American I Cabbage has given perfect satisfaction, and ,
continent. Apply for terms to FREE S you are well able to control the seed market

Richard K. Fox Franklin Sauare. New York. In Above this section.catalogue" together with our com- Commission Merchant and Forwarder,
plete list of Farm and Garden Implements,
600 ACRES. 13 GREENHOUSES, mailed free to all applicants. Address Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.

IIIRAHI SIIILEY & CO., Branch PackingHouseVaycross Railroad Depot, Gainesville Fla.Oran. .
TREES15PLANTS Rochester, N. Y.
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We offer for the Fall trade a large and fine stock of PIANOS&ORGANSOf .. g elf, Ijemc: n.. S ,
MeJT deecriptien of FUUrl' and Ornamental And other Fruits and Vegetables
TJUU !?!II1Fbs, 1t08C8vl'le2i SJIAM, .
FRUITS. all makes direct to casto-
JledKr.I-lnnt Fruit Tree"SeednKiHand -
Forest Tree Meedliiiffs. Priced CataoKue mersjmm headquarters at PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
,Fall 1886,mailed free on application. Address whoRsare prices. All goods ,
100NIIrOTONPHcENIXNURSERY! ( ) guaranteed.till instruments No money are received! asked Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

1:3i6d BLOOMINGTON, ILL. and fully tested. Write us
before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents may 3-reen. :IJemOn.s:

1837 save JESSEFRENCH you from 850.OO ,to Nashville 81OO.OO. Address Tenm. RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE..

( J}cp't for the IJoutA.
My beautiful Chromo Calendars for 1887 are GrWer SJ'1.1.ppI:1.es.Have : : : .
perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and Type for Sale. a full stock of Growers'Supplies consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
always handy to tell the day of week, monthor Boxes,which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
year. 800()pounds Long Primer,the type the Dis- Wood Dressed Pine Manilla etc. etc. all ol
Too costly to (Bangor)Thin Heading, Hoops, Orange Wraps, ,
give away I will mall one to _
the best quality, and cheaper than the cheapest.
anybody sending me a nickel to help pay advertising patch is printing from, is offered for sale
should postage eta You need one and Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car
send soon before all are gone. cheap. Address
JAMES HASLEY Send for Circulars and Stencils. sep4-tf
Seed Grower,Madison, Ark. u. w. DACOSTA.

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ROTS, SIZE 40xIJr00 FEET, $4. Strawberry Plants.Nunan's NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC. REAL ESTATE.Bargains .

iLakevW dT$50: onKbgsley buys 6-acre Lake F LO I R I DA Prolific.. _. . ..per 1000 $2.25 Royal Palm Nurseries
I tract for Charleston Seedling,or Noisettes, 350 in Real Estato.
(An ORANGE GROVE. In lots of 500 or over,less than 500,per 100 .50 MANATEE, FLA.
Send 2 cent stamp for Mapsetc., toTItOPICAI.
Special rates for lots of
10,000 or over.
i .. LAND CO.. In ddltlon to a full line of general nursery
IP. O. Box 158, Jacksonville, Fla. A few thousandPOTTED stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we
are constantly receiving seeds and plants
REFER TO EX-GOV. Geo. F. Drew, PLANTSat from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld $500 wIll buy a fine residence tot at
Jacksonvilleand Rev. C.
( McLean St. {2 per hundred. many of which are Introduced for the Tampa. 1<:0.8)terms..
Augustine. first time into the United States.

.__ __ ____T nov9lyw. Orders accompanied with cash promptly We can only mention a few of the rare will buy 200 acres high roiling
filled with strong healthy plants,well packed. $5000
plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of
M.LEDwrra. F. C.SoLLEE. land adjoining the new town of
Plants Now Ready 1886: Pemberton,at junction of :South Florida and

LEDWITH & SOLLEE Address, Mangoes (many varieties), Sapodillas, Rose- Florida" Southern Railroads and the Withla-
J. W. VOSE, Apples,Star-Apples,Suger-Apples,Cherimoyas, coochee River.
DEALERS Horse-Radish Trees,
P. O. Box 116,Jacksonville, Fl Sour-Sops" "Spanish
Limes, Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries, I C\C\\ will buy a residence lot In Oriole a
REAL ESTATE Or, WM. H. KINGSBURY, Maumee Sapotas,Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap- $ I UU new Railroad town on S. F. R.R., In
Taylor's European HouseJacksonvllIe, Fla. ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizziasand Hernando county. Easy terms: concessionsto
Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, those who will build. Place rapidly Im
Office, No.7 Herkimer Block, Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons, Plumerias, Palmsin proving.
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ( variety), salpinias and Poincianas, many
Shell Pond Nurseries. kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare
Headquarters for Halnes City Property. greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East $1 00 will buy a handsome lot In Parkersburg.Marloncounty.facingon -

Plen Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, Jackson Prolific Indian Pines and forest trees; Pandamus Park. Send for colored Coop.
er Property of-
$700 t o$2 500 A YEAU, clear or (September),and My Favorite (October) Veitchil, Musa Ensete; Cyphomandra betaceathe ered very cheap. map.
all expense,can be ( "Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon
made working for us. Agents preferred who Peaches, Pears, Figs,Japan Persimmons,Japan Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses
can furnish their own horses and give their Plums,etc. and all sorts of shrubbery in variety.Red $150 will buy a large building lot In

whole time to the business. Spare moments Send for Circular. Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, Windsor, Alachua county, a flourishing -
may be profitably employed also. A few va- JAS. P. DEPASS. 82.00 per hundred, 815.00 per thousand. place.
cancies towns and cities. !IB. F.JOHNSON Archer Fla. New catalogue ready in October.
A CO., 1013 Main St., Richmond, Va. AddressREASONER $5000 will buy 400 acres land adjoining
BROS., Windsor. Easy terms. Only
Orange and Peach Trees Box 10, Manatee,Fla. $.100()) cash required; balance on long time to

________ __ _____ n __ ______ suit purchaser.

Shrubs, Roses, Seeds, Etc., IMPROVED: $250 will buy do well located lot of 10
acres at Oriole; land all high and
A FRIEND IN NEED.Dr. Wholesale and Retail. dry; originally selected for orange culture.
Wllson StrawboITY PlantsFOR Long terms of credit. Only 825 cash required,
Sweet's Catalogue free. and an equal amount per annum plus the In-
terest on deferred payments. The easiest

INFALLIBLE LINIMENT.Prepared CIIAS. A. McBRIDE, terms Enquire offered for particulars on high dry lands In Florida.

from the recipe of Dr. Stephen Successor to McBride fe; KIngsbury. SALE.
will buy a fine l(-acre lot close by
Sweet, of Connecticut, the natural Bone Setter $450
station at Marion
has been used for more than 50 years, county.
and Is the best known remedy for Rheuma- Very prosperous place; good lands.

tism,Neuralgia.all tiprainsBruises,Cuts,Burns, I Strawberry and Blackberry PlantsAND Price $2.50 per :J1OOO, $2 2 5 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can-
Wounds and external Injuries. dler, close by the station.

-TttY IT. Grape Vines by Mail, Postpaid, $40 will buy a 40-acre tract of high roll-
Delivered to the wharf.C. .
land 1
lug pine little off from
PRIVATE SCHOOL at lowest possible prices and safe arrival the S.S.,O. & G.R. R. in Marion county. Sat-
guaranteed. Large orders by express or Isfactory terms to buyers.
freight at expense of purchaser.For F. AVINTON,
Primary, Preparatory, and Academic Depart- I price list address $520 will buy a beautifully located
East Mandarin.
ments. whole block of lots f in Parkersburg.
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Miss S. P. FLEMING, A. B., a graduate of W. C. STEELE, Money in it for the right man. Over 300 Iota
Cornell Switzerland,Sf Johns Co., Fla. now sold.
University, having had many years'experIence DEER ISLAND
In some of the best schools in the --- -- --- --- -- 150 wlll buy 10 acres good orange land
States of New York and Ohio, assisted by an $ adjoining Parkersburg.
able corps of teachers, offers to the public su- Plants will 80
buy acres high rolling
for 250,000 Cabbage GARDENS AND NURSERIES $2500
perior advantages tnorough education. land adjoining Floral City, In
Boarding Department In charge of an accomplished Hernando county. Money in It for subdivision -
lady. For further particulars inquire Into lots. Terms to sult.$800w1ll .
of Principal at 69 East Monroe Street. OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FL.A.

Hulst's Improved Early and Late Drum- buy 80 acres good high rolling
Best for field and land north of Couper on F.S.
AZTEC CORN table. Two to four Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit R'y Inhood. Hernando county. Good.neighbor
and and Late Flat Dutch.
Immense cars, of mammoth grains, to the Early and Ornamental Trees .
stalk. Double its yield. 50 cents per pound, $6 0 0 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole
mailed. Multiplying Onions,30! cents. Stand- Plant and Vines. with Lake Front.
ard, hardy Northern Potatoes and Corn 81 .
will handsome 80
i buy a acre tract
per bushel liurbanks, Roses,Elephants, Herons No Loss in Transplanting. $ I OHO\\J\J southwest of Oriole, close by Im-

,Chills,etc. provements; commanding building site; tine
THORPE i Catalogue and Price List Free, on application land.
Pure "Wilson," "Nennans," "Charleston" to the AddressA.
McDonough, Chenango Co., N. Y. $1200 will buy 40 acres land, high anddryadjolnlng
town plat of Oriole.
. "Federal Point"Strawberry E. CHAMPLLN, A fortune for some one by sub-dlvidlng into
building lots.
nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla.
Crab Orchard
will buy 40 acres of land adjoining
-------- -- -- --- ---- $600

-W A TER.4 Plants. I O PCw111 preceding.\ buy 80 acres land adjoinIngthe
Nnrsorios of Late Woir Go. $
oc.:2.CD. I Z.\J\J Company's l lands at ember-
THE LIVER. 0 n Q 0" ton which they have laid out in building lota.
THE 1 ID111EV$. 11 ; :< g River front. A bargain.
4 THE8TOMACH.g': 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our lao
3 = WM buy acres fine land between -
TUB UOWELS. g.w q 3- Dade City and Tucker-
trees are very thrifty, three and four
I: -::: "' ::::::: town In Hernando county.
old stock to inch diameter with
A POSITIVE CURE FOR 3 .0. n w gCD year ,% V/ ,
.o ::2 one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces- $400 will buy 40 acres splendid high
2.; g, rf':>le to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for land, two miles from Brooksviue.

3 lliEPS'A' 3 '" n': e. = Prices Very ReasonabIc. Jatalogues. Address $600 will buy a young orange grove,265
; r- E. B. FOSTER, Manager trees, some beginning to bear;
3 dec2My South Lake Weir, Fla.FAIRVIEW .
S..n < : grove In fine condition; Clay county, flue
DOSE:-One to two teaspoonf. r c." a neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley
Genuine CRAB ORCHARD SALTS In sealo'a oed
packages at 10 and:25cts. Ko genO'Q ;; tit NURSERIES Lake.
nine Salta sold in bulk. N .,.I n will buy 16 acres high Pine landIn
$1 i 000
Crab Orchard Water Co., Proprs. o Hernando county; place has
S.N. JONES, Manager i ouisrille, Ky. I several hundred dollars worth of Improve-
I O. R. THATCHER) ments on It,including house! Railroad
Very low figures will be given on large lots. ; survey
runs through place.

New Book of I<'ancyVorks with i Manager, $6000 will buy 810 acres finely will
FRBB I 10O Illustrations,150 New Stitches j ARNOLD PUCTZ, land in Hernaudo county.
I 10 2*T>gC]al Offers. 200 Picture San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.The sell all or part.HOMES.
Bulletin, 48 col. story paper, all Greenland, Fla.

NATIONAL,IJAZAU, 7V Broadway, N.Y. .

----- and Lemons best varieties of the Orange and Lemon IN FLORIDA!
Oranges and other Citrus Fruits.
Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent Intro- Oriole, Jlernando County.Send .

Consignment solicited. Liberal advances duction.
made. Would be pleased to correspond with stamp for colored Map of Oriole and
VETBRINARY! SURGEON parties desiring to ship here. The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel- Information how to get a borne In Florida,
low. close by Railroad In active operation. Splendid -
Summers Hlorrifeoit & Co.
orange lands. Large number of new
Student ofj the Royal Veterinary College of 171 South Water St., Chicago. The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago the soil and climate of Florida. coming in from all over the Union. Attractive -
London, ; J. V. Farwell &: Co.,Chicago. plan of purchase; but little cash required.
Will answer all communications through let- The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry, Bargains offered.
Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc.
ters and telegrams. introduce them W. B. CLARKSON
A BIG I OFFER will GIVE 4v..Cataloguo free on application.

Office In OrlandoFla.; at chines.AWAY If you 1,000 want Self-Operating one send us Washing your name Ma-, REFERENCES:-Crosby k Gowen,San Mateo; Office: 72J J \V. Bay St., up stairs,

1).O. and express office at once. THE NATIONAL lion U. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, Jacksonville Fla.
Reed.Foster's Stables. Co.,23 Dey St.,N. Y. Palatka. ,

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Atlanta, Ga._.._.......... 35 7000 Champaign, iii.............. ... .......... Gallion Ohio................ ... ......... Lincoln, Neb.. ..-......... 94 1156 40 Peoria, Ill_.................. 65 116 00
Atchison, Kan...?......... _.. ......... Dalton, Ga......_..... ...... 40 80 Gallipolls, Ohio............, ... ,......... Macon, Ga.....................{ 25 I 50 00 P1ttsbur Pa. ........... .... 66 126 00
drain, Mich......... ..... ...... ....?.. Dayton, 0...................... .001 1 Grand Rapids Itch.... ... Mobile, AlaMontgomery-..................I, 40 I 80 OOi' Quincy 111..1. ...... .....
Ann Harbor, Uch,:..... ... I.L... .. 'Delaware, Ohio.............. .... Henderson.Ky............. 55 1..1 Ala......... 35 i i 70 00 Rome J. 40 80 00
Alton, 111.._...........?.. ... ....:.. I Defiance Ohio. .....?...... ..." ..........1 Hickman, Ky--......-...... 55 10000Indianapolis Mansfield, Ohio............ ... ........ Rock Island. Ill............. ...... .....
Anniston, Ala............? 40 80 00 I Detroit. Mich................ -70 120 OOj Ind.....?? 60 110 00Jeffersonville. Massillon, Ohio............. ... I......... Rochester, N. Y_......?. 68X.134 0Sandusky
r Birmingham, Ala......... 40 80 00 Danville, Ill......... ......... ...: .........+, Ind...... 58 108 00 Mt. Vernon, Ohio......... ... :'......... Ohio............ 511600
Bloomington, III .......? ... ......... Davenport 10................, ...... ........ Jacksonville, Ill......... ... ......... Memphis, Tenn......_?. 45 ,' 90 00MilwaukeeWis. Sioux City, Iowa-........ .? ......?..
Burllngton Ia................ ...... ..' Dubuque, Iowa ........... ... I.........1) Joliet, 111............._......... .. ............ 70 '1120 Springfield, Ill......?.?... ...... .....?..
Belleville Ill................. ... ......... Des Moines. Iowa......... ...... .. Jefferson City, Mo....... ... ....... Madison, Ind.....?......... ... i;......001 St. Joseph. Mo.-... ...... .........
Buffalo, hl. Y................ 66 .126 00 Denver, Col.....?........?.. 1 85 ,250 00, Knoxville Tonn......... 45 90 00 Minneapolis Minn-... ...... .........1 St Louis, Mo.. ............. 65 116 00
Bay City 1tllch... .......... ...... .......... Dixon, Ill...................... .. .1 !Kenton, OhioKalamazoo .................. .... I....*.... Madison Wis............... ...... I Saginaw, 1\Ucb.......... .. .........
Bristol, TennCleveland ......?....._ ... ......... Elyria, Ohio.................. ...... (' Mich-....... 70 1120 001 Montreal,, Canada.........,. ...... 1..1. SprlngtleldOhlo_......... .. ?.......
0. .. 70 120 00 Evansville, I nd_......... 56 106 00 Kansas City, Mo ........... ... .. Nashville,Tenn............ 45 I 9000 S1. Paul, 1\1 Inn............... ...... ..._?..
Cincinnati,Ohio,. ..,.... 65 100 00 East Saginaw, Uch...-. ... ......... Lansing,MichLaCrosse ............... ...... ......... New Orleans.._............ 45 90 00 Toledo 0. .................. 70 lID 00
CaIro, I11N .................. 60 110'00 East 8t. Louis Ill....??. 65 116 00 Wis.............. ... .. Newark, Ohio............... ... Terre haute, Ind ......_ 00 110 00
Columbus, Ky..........?.. 55 100 00 Emporia. Kan.............. 1 0.5 162 00 Lima, Ohio......-..... .. ... Omaha, Neb................... ...... ....... Toronto, Can................. .. ._...
Columbus, Ohio.......... .- ......?. Erie, Pa ................_...... 66 126 00 !Lafayette, Ind......-...:,.: ... ......... Ottawa Can.................. ... ...::I Topeka, Kan......_......... 95 148 00
Columbus Ga...........?. 35 70 00 Fort Wayne Ind......?. ... .....?.. '!Lancaster, OhioLeavenwortn ............. ... 011 City, Pa. ................. 66 126 00 Urbana, Ohio............_. ... .........
Council BfufT, Ia.?...... ...... ......?. Findlay Oh 0............... ... .. Kan ...... ...... .......... :Pekin, Ill. ...................... ... .......... Wheeling, W.Va.??...... 66 .126 00
Chicago, 111._......_.?.... 65 116 00 I Fremont, Ohio....._....... ...... .......... I Louisville Ky-..........-.. 55' 100 00 i Pana Ill........................ ... .......... Winnipeg, ,Man............ ?.?. N/N..,.
Chattanooga, Tenn...... 40 80 00 Fort Dodge, Iowa......... 1 18 170 00 'Little Rock, Ark....._... 55 120 00 ,Piqua, Ohio................... ... ..........


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Stations of Savannah, Florida Jacksonville Callahan and Live Oak..?.....................................?... .......,......_ 20 40Z 5 50 30 6fl 30 60 Sol 60; Zi 55 . . .. .. ....
Gainesville, New Branford.............NN....................................._.......................... 30 60 35 70 to 80 40 SO I 401! SO.rr: 75 I, . . . .. ....
Landings on St. Johns river..................................................................?............... 30 60i' 70 40 80 40 fO! 40 SOl 37 75 I . . . . .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and including Ocala ...................?...?...,..,...*,?. 35 70 40 80 45' 90 45' 90 45' 00 42 8.5 . .. ... .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala. ......................................................?....... 37 75 42 85'' '1 47 95: 47 9.1) 47 951 44 90I . .. ... .. .... .. ....
Stations on Fla. So. Ry., St. J. & L. E. Division......?......................_. I 85 I 47 iJ5 49 95 I .f1 47 95 . . .. . .. ....
Landings on Lake Santa Fe................................................_......:....?.......?.......?.. :: : : ... I ..".". ......l'I Ii 951 .."... . . . .... .. ....
Tampa. ............................?................................_.......?<...........?..........................?. 45 90 50 1 00, i 55 110 55 55 110 55 110 I . . ... .. .... .. ....
Landings on Manatee River.................._.....................................?.....?.. ..........?.. .. : ... ...... ... ..... ... ......I ... ...... I . . ... .. .... ... .....
Stations on J., St. A. A H. R. Ry............?................................_.?.?..................... "i !1 .I ... '''. "' . . . .w .. .. ....
Palatka. ...............?......?....... ......?.............................?..............._........?...?.. 6i .a: 701 : 4'0 'S W''S' 40 801 t :i1 75 1 . . ... .. .... .. ....
St. Augustine................................................?..........................?....................?........ ... ... ... : ... ...... ...1 ..... ...1 ...... ... ...... . .. ... .. .... .. .,.N.
Stations on J. T. & K. W.Ry .................................................?............... 1 ... .... .1 ... ..... I . . . . .. *U..
Landings on Lakes Eustis and Harris...............................?.?.??..?..................... 42 85 47 M1' :I 52 i ffi 59 126 52 1.05 52 i ffi . .. . .. .. ...t1...
Stations on South Florida Railroad. ,

From Belair to McKinnon, inclusive .......................... ............................... ..... 40 SO 45 .90' 50 100 50100 50100k 47 9.5 . . .. .. .. ....
From Kissimmee to Acton, Inclusive.............................. ....?........?. ................. 45' 90 50 100 55' 110 55110 55 11052 102 . .1 . . :. ... .....
From Plant City to Orients,, Inclusive....................................................?N ..... I 50 100 55' 1 10 60 120 60 120 60 120 57 115 .. . .. .. .. .....
From Winter Haven to Bartow, inclusive......................................................... 55 1 10 60 120, i 65 130 6.5130 65) 130 62 125 . . . .. ... .. ....
Stations on F. It & N. Co. north of and including Ocala..............................?? 35' 7044) 80 45 90 45 90 45 9042 85 . . .. ..... .. .....
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south of Ocala............................................................ 37 75' 42 8-51' i 47 95 47 95 47 95 I 44 90 .}! : . . ... ,. ....
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R............................. ....?N..................... ... ...... ... ......1 I .. ...... ... . ... .... ... ......t . . . . .. ....
Stations on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic R. R.................................................. ... ...... ... ...... ...1 ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... ......I . . . .. .. ....
Gulf points north Tampa..........................................?......................................... ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ... ......; . . . .. .. ....
Gulf points south Tampa......................................?.......?................................... :: :::::: :: ::::.: ... ...... ... ...... I ... ..... ... ......; . . . .. .. ....
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CONNECTIONS.Double The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess of charges.
daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesnp and Savannah. The Carload is estimated at 20,000 pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. Excess of tnls
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior amount win be cbanrM for pro rat* (f.s-.r.losu1 .hl"mfllnt rrootbe to one d' ln Jon and

and Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipment
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean St.eamshlpCompany, leaving Savannah will be absolute requirement. It Is clearly understood between the shippers and tha
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage, however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such Joss must attach solely to thefflgffSSItl
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. company upon whose line such be SSSSISeeUan.
Weekly connection for Bostou via ln. Boston and Savannah Steampshlp Co., leaving The charges advanced by this at those points. will not
Savannah every Thursday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia' ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for insertion In
Saturday. Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days Steamships are KU; h;e '. ch nge without notice. ; Single shipments to Western points wlll be charged at double rates.
. No single shipment taken for less than 31 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Ealtl.
INFORl\IA'1: tl. :-, .OR HIPPEIIt3.To more. It shipped beyond,they will be charged In addition the single package rates of con-
netting lines and cost of transfer.
make through rates from and information furnished on application to any 01 the agents
po-n toutnry. to the above, add the fates of connecting Stencils shipping receipts .
lines. to above rates. For flirt'her Information, 11 needed, apply 1.0 Agents of the lines.1.or to
The dimensions of the Stand .. .. c Vegetables are 8xl4x22b1t1\m.( "nd the wed cht 1. \ 0 D. OWENS JAMEa L. TAILOR,
wttmated at.60 pound TrNI1a Manager. Savannah, Ga. Gen'l Freight Agent Savannah, G4.i .

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A full line of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and) Winter planting. REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE,

Best Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all sizes. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,

Bend for Catalogue. Has for sale choice Lota Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Collects
MAXWELL, ANDERSON &; CO., Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc.J. .
San Mateo, Fla. C. GUEELEY, President. L. D. 1IOSIVIE11, Treasurer.OOO9OOO .

jJ2 Valrico Nurseries, o ACRES of LANDFOR


do i- W. G.Catalogue TOUSEY-Free. [.s-E. E FLORIDA DON RAILWAY COIi1PAM. z

Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla.

Established 1856. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery.

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

Pr-u.111an.c1.; : AUGUSTA 1, GA."U..rseries, Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,

The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, t peclally adapted to Florida is doubtless the
most varied in the United 8tales. A special catalogue(No.4)) is published for this branch Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands in the State of Florida. Prices
of our establishment. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits such as Peen-To, 81.25 to. S5 per acre, according to location.
Honey and other Chinese Peaches,Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmons, Eryobothryas Grape
Vines, eta, we have a very large stock of Kelsey and new Japan IMums! Japan For further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka,Fla.
Chestnut felon Shrubs and other new fruits. Also all the new Roses of merit, Palms,
Acacias,broad leaved and coniferous Evergreen Trees, Flowering shrubs etc. Catalogues L. N. WI KIE, S. CONANT,
sent free to all applicants. No.1. Hardy fruit trees Roses, Evergreens. 110.2. Greenhouse
plants. No.3. wholesale,for nurserymen and dealers only. No.4. Fruits and Ornamental Chief Clerk,Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager
trees suited to Florida.
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With descriptions of
'. 90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands In South Florida I
Fruit Trees Plants Vines Berries Ornamental Trees Grasses etc. etc.
", hundred deep,clear spring lakes within a radius often miles. Their high banks
- timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
Together with full descriptions of all the dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air otTers an inducement to the invalid.
Its beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., otTers the finest opportunity for
CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE people of taste to acquire a lovely winter home,where all the pleasures and comforts of our
& LEMON TREESAlso balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture
of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida
Price List. Send for Catalogue to and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and upwards -
W.. -w. sz. GINS sc; SON, iFxops.: ,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers.ANCLOTEHERNANDOCOUNT .

At the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf land in full view of the
ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange
GEORGETOWN NURSERIES. groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
-o- looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school, saw-mill and all requisite'sfor ,
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-
Company have also rich and alluvial lands in Sumter,Alachua and Orange Counties -
from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. ,and flrstrclass sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It would
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line do well for elsewhere.prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -
Fruit Trees '
suitable to Florida. Address,

May 16'83 if address
BLUNT &: WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County,Florida.G. .
M. MORRISH, Anclote Hernando County,Florida. .
MANVILLE NURSERY Co. J. E. LAMBETH Gainesville,Alachua County Florida.A. .
C. MARTIN Mackinnon Orange County, Florida,or to
Orange Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager,Sanford,Orange County,Florida.

Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. nov'21lyrJoliN --- _
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free. T. LESLEY,President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,See.A Treas.


Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
DEALER IN description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send fr our Descriptive

Sash Doors and Pamphlet and newspaper. _
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:E3: .A. R. DW AF& :E; Indian River Orange Depot,

Cutlery, Stoves, Tinware Postofflce Box 173.
Carpenters' Tools Iron, Steel, Rope,
Belting, Etc. Consignments of Oranges Poultry and Eggs solicited Orange Wraps orders filled. 10x10
Sole Agent for Florida, for &Xc, llxll 10> c,12x18 12'c. Guaranteed full count and uniform quality.

Orange Lightning Powder, Galvanized Four-Point Steel Barb Fence Wire Refers by permission to National Bank of the State, Bank of Jacksonville and Tysen,.
,Galvanized Barb-
Steel Ribbon Smith&Co.
Twisted Wire :
Spring-Tooth Cultivators, Acme Harrow and
Orange Grove -- --- ------ ---- --- -------
Cultivators, Queen of the Garden Band Cultivator, Houthern (St. Louis) Pure White Lead,
Masury's and Liquid Paints, Fairbanks'Standard Scales.
Nichols Rockwell & Co.


100 Varieties. Also Small Fruits. Quality unsurpassed. Warranted true.
Very cheap.
3 sample vines moiled for |So. Descriptive price list t roe. LEWIS I ROESCH,Fre donli,I.J.HERIDAN'S !. Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels, Paints,

Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc.

POWDERs absolutely CONDITION pure and MAKE HENS LAY Parties in Town or Out

highly concentrated. will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any goods they wu need
1 ounce U worth a lb. in our line.
liar other kind. lUutrlct17 a medicine
tobegiven with food.
Dares ohtoken cholera and all di'ases otnen.. Is worth ita Nothtneon earth wm make hens lay Uk PriiteR Lovethan Ever.
;pall tree. Sold weight in gold. Illustrated
everywhere or sent mail for 29 book by
cents In .Tt.
.r' mii.$1.90. Blxcanabyexpre..p airtight cans, $ls '
id. a'jBttOTOW
I. CO..Boston At ... 52 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla.



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I s" SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD. Lakeland Branch-Daily except Sunday HORACE DREW

South Bound. North Bound. ,
A ,.(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER
WEDNESDAY, August 11, 1886, 5 a m,Trains &frt Pas. &frt Pas. =-J STATIONS. &frt Pas. &frt Pas 59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida
will leave
and arrive as follows:
11. 13. ti 14. 12AM. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
$ -
Books Periodicals and
'" 8.25 8.10 0 Lv. .Lakeland. .Ar, 7.20 7.40 Stationery, Newspapers,
A M t.Q. a 8.48 8.32 8 Lv. ....Haskell . .Lvi 6.58 7.18 Music Games Dolls and Goods
Q --o as a: 9.05 8.50,11 Ar. .. Bartow ..Lv: 6.401 7.00 Toys Fancy ,

1 STATIONS. i G tiZ oZ SO -z ,wo Q Sanford and Indian River Railroad. Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door
mZ o u QZ
w ctjwC? Q w Daily except Sunday. Amusements.Moore's .
-- -- --- South Bound. North Bound. Orange Culture, Rev. Ed, . .. .. . .. . .. . .. " . .. . .$1.00
r' LeaveAX PM PX AM: Read Dowd. Read Up. Oemler's Truck Farming in the South. . .. .. . . . . .. . . . .. 1.50
E 'i l< i. R R. Wharf -.. ....... ....._ ........ ........ Pas. Pots.I Whltner's Gardening In Florida .. .. .. ... ...... ..... .... .. .. . . . .. . .. 1-50
Sanford.._... 0 800 435 520 930 :" &lI't STATIONS. No. ::" McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida. . ................... ... ... ... .. . .. . .. . 1.00
.Belair......... 3 810 4 43 5 32 9 45
' Crystal L'ke 4 ........ ........ 5 36Bents. ........ p 23. R p I have all the Maps, Books, etc., on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica-'
......... 5 8 15 ........ 5 3i} ........ --- -- tion. Legal Blanks of every description.
.Longwood- 82 455 60.1 1030 P.In! a.Ino HORACE UKW.
Altamonte.. 12 8 01 6.30 Iv..8anford..ar 7.40 117 .
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3 6.45 ........Fort Reed......... 7.23 114
Mayo 14 8 38 5 01 6 20 1108Maitland 5 6.52........ ..:.. 7.15 ;i12 ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY

Winter 15 853 507 625 1120 6 6.57..............Lord.... . .... 7.10 11 ,

.Wllcox.Park..... 20 18 ..9...00... ..515..... 6 6 35 43 11....40... 12 U 1 7.231 7.18.-Cllfton;,. .. .*Tuskawilla..................1 i 6.52 6.47.,; 4 5 CHARLESTON, S. C.
Orlando....... 22 913 526 655 1235 :
.Gatlln ....._ 25 ........ .. ..... 1 05 ....... 17 7.J5IAr..O'.ldeo..lvl: : 0
.essamlne. 26 9 ZJ 5 34 1 10 Ui 5'J *Flag Stations. No. 3 and 6 Daily. Trains Ashely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.

I .Pine Castle Z1 9 26 _...... ........ No. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 8 Dally except Sunday. Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
'Train No. 6 at Klsslmmee for breakfast.
1g Cypress 30 9 3.1 5 4'2:! 110 stops
.McKlnnon. 34 9 45 5 52..7.M.: 1 40 Trains No.19 and 20 Dally. Trains No.21 and and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.

Klssimmee4010 02 6 06 2 20 22 Daily except Sunday. Ashley Ash Clement, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas, etc
.Capmbells. 4.. 10 12 Trains Nos. 3 and 6 stop only at Orlando,
.IAokeLoche 5210 632'P' 310 Kissimmee, Davenport, Bartow Junction, Ashley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Acid Phosphate.Pure .
Davenport 57 10 421 6 42 .......I I' 3 52 Lakeland, Plant City and Auburndale on
.HalnesClty 6110 ...............- -...... Signal. Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate Ammonia, Kainlt
Bartow J'nc 68 11 08 7 05.... .... I 4 50 Connects at Sanford with Sanford and In- Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed Meal, etc.
Auburndale 721118 7 131.. .......1' 1510 dian River Railroad for Ovideo and on
.Fl1zhughs.. 771127 7 20..... 15 II 25 Lake Jessup; with the People's line and For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peas, Kalnit

Lakeland.... &:31143 7 35 ........ 6 10 DeBary-Baya Merchants' Line of Steamersfor Floats, etc.,address
Plant City.'. 9Ji12; 03 7 55 ....... 6 55 Jacksonville and all Intermediate points
*COrk9812; 13 ....... ........ on St.Johns River,and with Steamers for In- THE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY,
SaUDer........10312 21 8 I 1735 dian River and Upper:St.Johns.At .
Mango........10512 30 8 I.7 45 Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers Charleston,S, C.

> I Ortent........ 109112 .. ....... and Bassinger,and points on Kissimmee river.
Ar Tampa... 8 20.15.-. I 8 2\J\ At Pemberton Ferry with Florida Southern

; 40.. I! I INOII.TII PM and Railway at Bartow for all points with the North Florida} East and Southern West, SOOFIELD'S IRON WORKSAdjoining

Railway for Fort Meade and points South.
Connects at Tampa with steamer, "Marga
BOUND. ret" for Palma Sola, Braidentown, Palmetto Passenger Depot, MACON, Manufacturers of the old and well knownSOHOFIELD'S
'" .L.. Manatee and all points on Hlllsborough andTampa
Q .1 a m lIDO Bays.
Ao SO' =ao: ao .a. QO. Also with elegant new Steamship {as. PATENTED
STA.TIONS. wZ oZ ZZ cotte" of the Plant Steamship Co., for Key
; () () i4 West and Havana, with steamers for Cedar
= IIDM Q Keys and Mail Steamers for Key West.
-i -p.+ -< -f W- -- -W Passengers for Havana can leave Sanfordon EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESSThe
Express Train at 4.35 and
Leave- PM: AM: A X p. m. Monday
Tam pa......... 0 140 ........ 5 00 6 30 Thursday connecting same evening with
*Orlent......... 6 155 ........ ....... ........ steamer at Tampa. most substantial,best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs
Mango....... 10 2 01........ 5 22 7 10 Applications for Passports cn be made waternodr horse, Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers
tieUner........ 12 210........ 5.1 7 35 through any Notary Public and such applications steam ,
.Cork........_. 17 2 20 ........ ... .. ....... when vised by Spanish Consul at Key power. All sizes and styles-4 to 100 horse power. Shafting, Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gear-
Plant CIty. Zl 232 ........ 5 4S H 25 West will answer the purpose of Passport. Ing and Machinery a specialty. Hancock Inspirators the best boiler feeder known
Lakeland... 32 253 ....... 6 10 925Fltzhughs :. Through Tickets sold at all regular stations and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittlags, Engine Trimmings, Brass valves
:.. 38 3 ... 6 22 9 55 points North, East and West.FREDERIC. Whistles, Lubricators, Rubber and Leather Beting, and everything pertaining to Foundry
r Auburndale 43 3 05.......... 6 80 1015 __ H. RAND, Machine and l\U1l8upply business. Address .
Bartow J'nc 47 3 28 6 40 1105 --. 0 M 1 Ticket- ---Agent--_

( .llalnesClty 54 g 40 .. ......_ ........ J. S. SOHOFIELD & SON
Davenport 58 352 ........ 70'! 1145 ZIMMERMAN FRUIT EVAPORATORSThe Proprietors
.La.keLoche 6.1 4 O'! ........ 7 12 12 0.3tampbelld best in America. Great Karjrulno for 30 da711.t .
71 4 22 AM ........ ........ (- ?From the wife of HON. JOHN SHERMAN or Ohio
Kissimmee.. 75 4 36 5 40 8 OU 120Mc "I have thoroughly tented your machine a*a Ilaker a*well u MACON GEORGIA.
Dryer,and it works beautifully. CECKUA SHERMAN" .
4 48
Klnnon 8)) 5 55 8 10 1 40 Addren:Zimmerman Machine Co.,Cincinnati,OhloU.S.A -- -- -- -
BIg Cypress 8.'5 500 607 821) 158 ---- -- -- -
.Plne Castle 88 507'' 615.. ...... ...... -
*essamlne.. 89 5 10; 1. N. DOBBINS & BRO.
618 8 'Zl.1 I 2 15Gatlln.
..._ 00 _.....' 6 211....... .. To Truckers and Gardeners.
Orlando....... 93 5 24 6 3.)1') 8 rr: 3 00VUcox.
\ ....... 95.... 6 ........ ...
WInter P'rk 97, 5 361! 6 50 8 47 330Maitland GENUINE BERMUDA ONION SEED
..... 1001 5 H 658 8 531 3 45 ,
r, Mayo........... 101 i 5 481 7 oJ: S 56, 400 e I White and Red, Crop 1886.HENDERSON'S .
Altamonte.. 10' 5 b.31 71p; 900 4 15
Longwood... 105 6 02 1 26' 9 08' 4 55 j EARLY SUMMER CABBAGE,

.BenU ,.......?+110 611 7 31.11........., ........ I for the South.
...... ,. The Cabbage
.Cr'staL'kelIl 731 ...., ........ I
.Belair.,1l2 6 H 738 9 2Ui 5 3.5 HENDERSON'S FIRST OF ALL PEAS
Sanford....,..), 6 25 7 50 9 5 50 ... ,
I 115j PMJ, 301 I .' -"" I'' The earliest, hardiest and most productive.
"t .dJ\

Routh- -Bound North Bound Gun Locksmiths. and Stencil Cutters The favorite early variety in the South.

Read Down. Read Up. NEW MIKADO TOMATO (Just Introduced,)

lID Q F'st Pas F'st Ft. -Q 2 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. The most prolific and solid early variety grown.

A 19. 21. 20.(1d. TRUCKERS and MARKET GARDENERS in the South should send for our list of SEEDS specially
--- -- Gunsmithing done In all Its branches. adapted for growing for early nonfie-n markets; free on application.
o 5.2l) 3,40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 10.10 9.1075 SEEOSMEX,
1 5.2' 3.25 ..........Fltzgerald __ .. 10.00 9.05 7-t Special ct-tf rates on Stencil Cutting, by mail PETER HENDERSON & UU l35&37CortlandtSt.NEWYORK.I

3 5.30 .. ....._.... "OrIole '... 10.00 ". 71
10 5.46 ..._.. ....._..... *ltlacoll... . .. f5 ---- ---- ----- ---
U 5.5.1 4.2. ....Owensboro........ : 8.'Zl 6. A. E.DROUGIIT, F. II. SKELDING --- .-- .- .-.- ----
16 6.03 4.55 .....?....Dade City........... 9.43.: 8.05 59 President. Cashier. ---- --- -- .
23 6.18 5.aJ......_...Rlchland............ 7.2.' 52 KISSIMMEE CITY BANK MAYWOOD. :..s.= ?KISSIl\.IMEE: 'j I
31 6.43 5.00 ........*Tedderv11le.. .. 6.4541 ,
37 6.57 6.10 .......?.. Kathleen., ..I S.3.56.m3S\ !
43 1.40 7.05 ......?..Lakeland......?.. 8. 1 5.85'32' ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. Groves made and warranted on the wost Real Estate Agency.
5' 8.OS 8.15 .........Plant City.......... 7.5.' 4.3522! favorable terms, in one of the most healthy
58 8.20........ '..... *COrk.. ..: 7.40:17: CAPITAL $50,000. sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to -
63 8.82 8.5U.......8e1fner............. 7.30 3.45112\ rent at moderate prices. Send for particularsand Prices !
61> 8.38: 9.00 . _.Mango.... 7.24 3.35,10., 20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. 1 iHealthyLiinds2Low| : ,
69 8.48....... .....Orient.. ........ 6 Transacts a general Banking business. For reference we refer you to the editor of Klsslmmee offers the best chances for settlers -
75 9.05 9.40( Arrive..Tampa..Leave.1 I 7.15..1 0Bartow this paper. Direct to'V. In Florida. It is the coming district,as
H. REED There Is Big
all who know the Sate testify.
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit Pittman, Fla. Lots.
for Investors in Town
Branciae-Daily t,.,Y cept Sunda)'. cashed. Money

I South Bound. North Bound. & SON high Pine and Hammock LandsAt
Has correspondents In all the chief townsof ,
Pas. Pas. pan.l!Pas. Florida, also Seaboard National Bank atM reasonable prices.
No. &Ft :"" I'ATIONS. :"" No. Messrs. C. M. Whitney &: Co., New York. NUfS3CI iLEN.:
15. 17. i 16. '' 18. In Great Britain: The Bank of Irelan4 Also good land for Truck Farming. A few
-IA.M Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of Brills Our stock of Fruit Trees Is large and fine, small Bearing Groves on tracts of from
P.K. AM. P... North America and Melville, Evans &: C and in good order. New l< rults.among whichare Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.
11.00 4.45 0 LV..BartowJuno..Ar 0 3.2q London. the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and These Groves are easily enlarged,and afforda
11.45 5.0'.2 5 LV.WlnterlIaven.Ar 510.38 3..A()) ---- White Genoa. good start. Correspondence solicited.ISOV .
11.57 5.15 1'' LV. .. Eagle Lake........ 10.ZJ 2.30 and WHISKY HABITS cared Catalogue free. Address
5.21512 .GordonvUle. 2.4.1 0PIU I M at home without pain. Book ELL & It0S13
12.07\\ 5,9017IAr..Barlow..Lv 112110.131 particulars went Free. A. J. UE.l\.CII A: SON, Fla.
2.30 Co.,
l2.2O\\ ,B. II.. 15'UULLEY. ep2S-l> Palatka, }lsu Klsslmmee,Orange



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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co.


Great ,Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and ANDFERTILIZERS

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.


.' First-Class Passenger Accommodation VV"ILL.t.A.1\: :: ::: :: .. :l3C>LTFl.S,
No Transhipment. 49 No Extra, Handling. eve
(Successor to J. E. Hart,)
Cabin Passage, $20; Excursion $33.00; Steerage, 812, 20 West Kay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.

I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds My new Catalogue will be sent free on
':;The superior Iron Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail from application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in

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


.",," '. & A --- -

\ J. E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.

Guaranteed .Analysis.



CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley............._..............................Thursday, July 8,at 11:30: a.m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley._..........................................Thursday, July 22, at 9:30 p.m __Prices_on application.BRADLEY. __ ___ ___ July 27 tf
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.............................._...............Thursday, Aug. 5,at 10:00 a.m
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, Aug. 19),at 8:30 a.m
CITY OF MACOr Capt. Kelley...............................................Thursday, Sept. 2,at 9:00 p.m FERTILIZER CO.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...............................................Thursday, Sept. 16,at 7:30 p.m ,

Through Bills of Lading atfft Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia! Savannah, Florida OF BOSTON.
end Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the waycross Short Line.
(Florida Dispatch)and the Steamers of the b Island Route.
W. H. RINv Nickerson's Wharf, Boston. ,

For Freight and rooms apply to RICHARDSON& BARNARD Agents, Savannah,Ga. Tree Fertilizer.Result
Use Bradley's Orange .
For Tickets apply to connecting lines.:
of Nine Years' Experience in Orange Culture.
NORWALK, Fla.. September 7, 188-5.
Having had nine years' experience in orange culture In Florida,and having tried various
SAVANNAH LINE. kinds of fertilizers, I feel It my duty to m. neighbors to say that your goods have proved of
more value to me for orange trees than any other fertilizer I have used.
I have given Bradley's orange Tree Fertilizer and Fine Ground Bone a good test for two
IJI I :M: E -FOR- years, having used your goods by the side of others where I could compare results. I shall
Invest In no other,and cheerfully recommend your&goods to the public. M. It. BEAN.
55 to 60 Hours i

betweenSAVANNAH NEW YORK Attention, Florida Gardeners !

Use Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer
and r -AND-

NEW YORKPHILAD -, .. Prepared Especially for Florida Truckers.


Steamship Company OCALA,Fla.,September 15,MS5._e -
The Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer"which I bought of you last season has given
'. most excellent results,and I take pleasure in giving you this testimonial. I find this fertilizer -
(Central or 90 Meridian,Time.) to be just what it is represented,and I cannot speak too highly in its favor. I want
.e' amount this season. D. G. EICIIEMJEKOEK.
Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Yore, FORT MASON,Fla.,August 22,1885.
I We have used Bradley's Fertilizers extensively on vegetables and orange trees,ami they
ro or from New York,Cabin,125; Steerage,$12.50; Excursion(return trip),>$43.50. have given better satisfaction than any fertilizers we ever used. DA VIES &TAYJX>R.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:

Full Supply of Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone Bradley's Pal-
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher................................... .............Wednesday, Sept. 18:00 8.m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nlckerson............................................Friday. Sept. 39:30 a. m Inetto A Phosphate, Bradley's Sulphate of Potash,
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. (Yo Daggett...............................Monday, Sept. 6-12:30 p.m of Soda etc. etc.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine....................................Wednesday, Sept. 82:30 p.m Nitrate ,
NACOOCHEE Capt. Kempton.........._................._.........................Friday., Sept. 10- 4:00 p.m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher................................_.....................Monday, Sept. 135:30 p.m for Circulars.
CITY OF,AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickereon....._..........................Wednesday, Sept. 157:00 8. m Send
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett...............?.Friday, Sept.17- 8:00)a.m GEORGE WILSON, State Agent,
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine-....._............................. Monday Sept.:20-Ifc30 a.m 50 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.OIFLITIES .
NACOOCHEE,,Capt Kempton....................................................Wednesday'TALLAHASSEE Sept.22-12:30 a.m -
Capt Fisher.........._.........?.................................Friday, Sept.24- 3:00 p. m -
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson..........................................Monday. Sept.27- 5:00 p.m C> LT FI. :FW.A.V : : : ,
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Dsggett........._.............Wednesday, Sept.297:00 a. m A RELIABLE FERTILIZER; FOR

FOR PHILADELPHIA. Orange Trees and All ICinclw: of" Ve c-tableH.

[These Steamers do not Natural food for plant-life- Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtaina
carry Passengers.] good fertilizer will find it to his Interest to try this. His not a cone ntrated
DJtSSOUG, Capt. Smith........................................?.._..................Saturday,Sept. 4-10?0 a.m chemical strictly fertilizer,but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent.
DES8UOG: Capt. Hmiuu_................................................................Saturday,Sept.156:30 a. m
JUNIATA, Capt. --....-,.....-.....-......-....--....._................Saturday,Sept.253:30: p. m Price ( in Sacks ) $10.00 per Ton.

THESE PALACE STEAMERS Send for Circulars. I have no agents. Address
Crescent Fla. t
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway(Waycross Short Line)and City,
the Sea Island Route.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest FURNITURE!
via Savannah. For further particulars apply to

Pier No.35)North River,New York. City Exchange Building J: ,Savannah, Gu.
W. L.JAM, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia
J. D. HASHAGEN Eastern Agent, 8av.,Florida& Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway,N.Y.
For Tickets apply to connecting lines;

H. R. CHRISTIAN Gen'l Soliciting Agent. Great Reduction in Prices ,


first-class Academy for both ttxc, Five courses
: College Preparatory; Higher English
IHt ..
Normal; BUliness.\ Industrial Drawing. First-class Art and Music Departments. Fine .
new \Idings, enabling us to furnish board and tuition at reasonable rates.
The purpose of this Institution Is to give in the delightful climate of Florida,as thorough When we will remove to No. 4 I to 46 Went Hay street. Call at once and[obtain our reduced ;.
and liberal an education as can be secured In the best :
New England schools. prices before purchasing. <. ,, ,'
- DeLand College will also receive students of both sexes prepared to enter the Fresh-

man Class. Send for.- Catalogue. F. E. BOGUE & CO., < -', .".
J. F. FOKBJE8 President, -;

.. eLand, Fla., or H. A. DeLand, Fairport Y. I ., No.26%and 28 Ocean street City4 -*-_% ;/J;:
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