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: October 4, 1886
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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] rIctin. men may kick at this, but while I lower their prices and put on specialfast facts as Mr. Greenleaf sets forth in
? would not state all do it, I do'emphatically trains or boats if they were sure his article in the DISPATCH of 13th

SELLING 'OUR ORANGES. state, and can prove, that some they would get a steady business, suf ultimo. Now, brother fruit-growers, ,
do, especially if by beiug diligent ficient to fill cats, and cars sufficientto truckers and editors, we are all alike
Shall We Profit by the Experienceof workers have received much make trains instead of
Other Lands. they a up being interested ; let us work, push and pull
Nowhere in the world is a valuable higher price than the quotations would overtaxed at one time and nothing to together. We-are blest with a good
lead to Let me cite do at others. We are paying entirelytoo
agricultural crop sent to market in shippers expect. country, a fruitful land. We have
the hap-bazard manner as the Florida another case. A well known buyer much for transporting our fruit to been blest with another fair crop.
orange crop. Three million boxes of came to town for oranges. He wanteda market. We will never get it shippedfor We only wish a fair compensation for
Mediterranean fruit-all that comesto car-load ((250 boxes.) The fruit less until we can cooperateand it. Now, we have tried the commission .
commission merchant offered him a regulate the shipments. At I '
present of '->
our shores-are handled by one men-many us our sorrow. ..
firm in New York; and this tasteless, car-load at $3.50. While thinkingover see .no better plan than the Florida' : I .could. ,show. some ,very ridiculously ;'
sour, ugly fruit actually brings more the matter another commissionman Fruit Exchange plan which, though, low'returns that would make a robber .
than our beautiful,high-flavored Flor- came in and cut under the i operated only for one winter, and the blush, though it is unnecessary to waste
first man twenty-five cents. It is lit- worst winter Florida has ever knownat
time with them
{ ida fruit, simply because it is handled or grieve over spilt
by one house, who control the market, erally true that, at last, the buyer that, kept up the price of oranges milk. What we want is a remedy for
rendering gluts impossible. Mr. W. bought at $2.25, and even then got so through December, the worst month, the future. I verily believe that if

K. Lente, the founder of Seville, and frightened at the under bidders that fully $1.00 per box more than we got the people will organize a club in each
a prominent orange-grower, pertinentrly he only bought fifty boxes. He feared last year. Major\ Norris, who shipped fruit-growing section and pledge their
some of his neighbors might buy at about 7,000 boxes through the Ex- to the and
asks: "How is it with us, and with patronage Exchange, so
our crop? We ship it all over the $1.75, and make him lose money. change, was well satisfied at the smooth report that fact before we commence to

country ; we ship'it to small; towns to "If this careless and indiscriminate and practical working of the project. ship, that it will be of immense profit to
retail grocerymen. Now, a man in an shipping is allowed to go on, oranges Growers should organize, inform the shipper,also to the State of Florida.Oh .
interior town who formerly bought will not pay the cost of raising. If we themselves regarding the Exchange, says one jealous croaker, tuey

fifty boxes a week during a season is co-operate, oranges need never sell and, if possible, pledge themselves to will swindle you too, we should remember -
i below $2.50'a box in New York, and it their fruit.
give this that
afraid to buy more than a few boxesat I one point especially,
of this $1.75 should be profit to us, Thus and thus each the Fruit officers work-
a time,lest some retail dealer should only, can we Exchange are
which is big money. This can onlybe and all of ourselves from dis for for themselves
get a consignment, on commission, di- us save ing a reputation ,
rect from Florida, and, by selling,low, accomplished by disposing of our aster. Thus, and thus only, can we and for the benefit of the State, this is
make the former wholesale dealer lose fruit in the same way the Mediterranean compel through transportation compa- not the case with many commission
and California fruit is handled, nies rates and fast merchants. Some them
money. Formerly this"fifty-box man"was to give us cheap among are .:,
the local wholesale dealer who through one management."I I time. .. .. good men and will do, but when you
went to New York, attended auction am eating fine California apricots : strike the other class, which is very
sales-and supplied the retail dealers and peaches now, brought 3,000 miles. Support the Exchange.Editor easy to do, one that has no character for

with' a box at a time; now his businessis Within three months of the time the FLORIDA DISPATCH: reputation at stake-I came near

ruined. The retail dealer, if he California fruit-growers banded to Seeing Mr. Greenleaf's article re- saying no soul-I will say a seared ,,
knew prices would be kept up, would gether, rates on transportation were garding the 'Fruit Exchange, it so conscience. ,Now, this is not the case '
prefer to buy his fruit outright, and reduced 60 per cent., and the time completely meeta my views and wisheson with the officers of the Fruit Exchange,
he could make more money than if he lessened to one.half. Co operation in the subject that I am astonished as I said before ; they are honorable
received consignments direct from Florida would do the same thing. The when I am obliged to see how little business men, laboring to maintain ,
Florida at 10 per cent commission.A Californians did not league themselves concern is manifested among the the good character of themselves and :

retail merchant cannot afford to sell together till we commenced in Floridato masses of the people so directly and the State. Let us throw away all ..'

oranges for 10 per cent. commission, I; stir up the subject. Now,our great vitally> and more especiallythe jealousy,and agree and act upon a wise
as, for instance, thirty-five cents on competitor: in the orange business is newspapers throughout the and firm policy by pledging our whole

$3.50..A terrible temptation is placed I the Mediterranean fruit. California is, country. It seems to me that the crop of fruit to the Exchange. ...
in the hand of all these men to "knock : a* yet insignificant newspapers in the country could do a JNO 8. 1V OMBL1il.. '
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: The Orchard way at a fair profit to the growers. ORIGINATINGPEACHES.- which you so ably edit, and that my

.. :; Every Florida fruit-grower should worthy opponent has long ere this re-

plant one or two hundred of these Mr. Cole Replies to Mr. Mott. gained his equilibrium,
pears for home consumption and mar- Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: I remain, sincerely,

"Northern Varieties" in South ket. The LeContes into this J. E. COLE.
shipped I see that Mr.\ Mott is still very
Florida. Glen St. Mary, Fla..Sept.16, 1886.
State from often--we had I
Georgia are skeptical as to the varieties men-
*' 'Many of the varieties of what may' almost written usually-of very poor tioned in the DISPATCH of August PEACHES.

be termed Northern peaches are not quality, owing to careless ripening. 30th. I still maintain the classi- -

adapted to this climate, and planted Home-grown fruit properly ripened fication the varieties I gave to be New Varieties for South Florida.

would find ready sale throughout the correct. What is it about these Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
here fail to grow, much less to bear
State. When treated in this Mr. Steele says he didn't mean the
fruit. I planted tome 300 of the Chinese i- properly peaches that Mr. Mott does not understand -

family last winter, with the idea respect it is really a fine pear, and ? It is a well known fact Peen-to but wanted to know how

would be consumed both fresh other varieties of peaches succeededon
largely that varieties will reproduce
f' of budding them to Bidwell's Early, many
and if it could be ob- sandy sub-soil. I have tried the
evaporated, themselves with slight or no varieties
and it is hard work to
get even growth,
varieties here besides the
'-, into them to afford woodto tained in a first-class condition in our from the seed. Is it not reasonable to following
enough new
local markets. Peen-to and Honey, viz: Stonewall
that tho varieties mentioned
bud the roots not fault. suppose ,
to; are at
Our should "working" Jackson, General Lee, Spottswood,
When I get buds started of this rapid- fruit-growers try the seed of which was brought into the
wood of the I Alexander, Thurber and Elberta:
State have by constant -
: growing tree, that is so well adaptedto years ago reproduction
LeConte the LeConte stocks these I have had out two years, and
upon from the seed been thoroughly
climate it life into these
our puts
old stocks and make trees: obtained from cuttings (grown usually acclimated to the climate. Did not the following I put out this Spring :
they good
An instance farm from water shoots), in order, if possi-- the Peen-to originate from pits sent Roxana, Oriole Juno, Sylphide, Rob-
,, ; on an adjoining and Pallas of the first lot all
ble to stimulate earlier bearing in the China ert ;
Last here from ? Where did Mr.
are some Honeys, doing poorly.
southern portion of this State. The bloomed this spring but none held
Mott the great and only
season Mr. Foster budded one of them procure
Peen-to and it finer pears grown in the more northern Bidwell if not from the seed of the fruit except General Lee. and I got
over : away goes,
latitudes should also be tried some fine peaches from that. General
on If have
Peen-to. we can pits sent
fine tree while the other
making a ,
LeConte thus far Lee and Stonewall Jackson are the
roots. Experiments some four or five thousand miles and
, Honeys are yet struggling along, not
that will well the bal-
made in this direction indicate that only ones grow ,
from them get trees that succeeded
worth As
growing a cent. an experi-
most of the finer sorts can be ; ance have not grown at all. Of those
ment I last winter grown here like the Peen-to's, why can we
got some Honeys
budded Chickasaw roots here on this stock. The LeConte not raise trees that will fruit from put out this year Pallas has grown as
on plum ; theyare
growing very finely wherever I set itself grows vigorously throughout the pits sent to us not one tenth of the well as either Peen-to or Honey, but

State and thus far does not to the rest are either dead. or dying.
seem distance. As I have never had the
them out, and it may! be that that val-
uable peach will do better worked in be deleteriously effected by insect pleasure of seeing the fruit from the None of"all of them except Pallas

disease or climatic influence.The seedlings that Mr. Bidwell has started out well, and those that have
that way than when on peach roots. many
Kieffer bears the blossomed did so a few at a time, and
: Now, remember I am in South Flor- pear same raised, it would be impossible for me
characteristics the Le the General Lee didn't leaf out till
general as to what like but from
they are ,
ida, and write for this section, not for say
the northern part of the State.I Conte. It ripens later in season, is the rather unsatisfactory descriptionsthat the peaches were as large as a hickorynut.

claimed to be somewhat in I intend to grub out all the trees
have lately read an article in the superior I have seen of the Bidwell, I

DeLand Agriculturist about unsuccessful quality, and the tree is not as strong could say that it belongs to the Peen-to except General Lee, Stonewall Jackson

and the latter. and Pallas, and have more hope
peach-raising in Duval county, and vigorous as family. No one would rejoice more

one of failure at Green Cove, near Sweet Pomegranate\ the only name than myself to know that the Bidwellis for Pallas than for the others.I .

where Mrs Moss is so sanguine of suc- we know for the variety you describe. all it is represented to be, for I well have great expectations for Kel-

cess with that same old family of There are but two varieties generally know that if it is, it will prove truly a sey's Japan plum and other Japan

disseminated in this State the Sweet plums here, they remarkablywell
Northern peaches, and it reads so different God-send to In the northernand grow
and the Sour Sub-acid.-ED. and bloom at a good season. I
from Mr.Taber's\ and ?tlrs.lloss'idea or western portion of the State the I

that I am wonderfully botheredto Peen-to not very popular, owing to put out two quite smallones two years

Worthy of Imitation. its extreme earliness in blooming anda ago, one died, but the other grew wdl
know how it MOTT.
The Mayor of Crescent City has
Orlando, Fla.Pears peach that has the rapid growing and bloomed this year but was too
opened a room adjoining his office for
propensities of the Peen-to while small to hold any fruit. It bloomed
and .
Pomegranates.Editor the display of such agricultural and
FLORIDA DISPATCH: blooming some two weeks later and about February 10th I have an

Can some of your readers give defi- horticultural products as may be con- still ripens its fruit about the same orchard of fifty trees and some of them

nite information as to whether it will tributed by the farmers and fruit- time, would be of untold value.I should show some fruit next spring.

or not to set out LeConte and of the vicinity. Nothing
pay growers
Has had in
was highly amused by, the dread- any one any success
Kieffer and what is the differ.
pears would more forcibly impress strangerswith
ence between these varieties. Thereis ful things Mr. Mott lay to Mr. Taber's growing the Melon shrub? If so, on
the resources and varied produc- what kind af land ? Mine bloom and
a large sweet pomegranate out on the pen. Let us see what they are :

old Prevatt place near Lake Helen. tions of the State, or of any horticultural 1st. The classification of the varie- bloom, and that's all, for not a pear

: By what name does this go in the locality, than permanent exhibitions ties mentioned in my article in the do they set. H. L. WHEATLEY.

nursery? Yours, L. Y. i of this kind in the smaller towns. Altamonte, Orange;Co., Fla.,Sept. 27,1886.
Orange City Fla., Sept.4, 1886. DISPATCH of August 30th, and for --.. ..---
There is no better of advertisingyour
1 LeConte and Kieffer have way which Mr. Taber is in no way
pears section, and of inducing visitorsor respon- Millions\ of strawberry plants are

proved profitable to the growers of prospectors to invest or locate. If sible. being set in Levy county.

Southern Georgia and Northern 2d. Something about acclimatingfruits .
real estate men or public-spirited citi-
Florida, where almost the entire pro- in the far West which if Mr. The Lawtey fruit-growers have from
zens will provide a place, the farmers
duction has thus far been grown. Mott will refer to the DISPATCH of 75 to 80 acres in strawberries now in
will speedily fill it with a varied show
What the result will be when thousands August 30th, page 586, he will find to splendid condition.
of products that will astonish even the .
i '
: of young trees come into bear- be over the signature of VV. E. Steele,
natives. Banana Sorrento
plants at Orange
",, ing which u'e now planted in the I .>.-. of Switzerland, Florida, whom I haveno

= above section, and throughout Florida' Mr. J. Crawshaw, Jr., of Lawtey, doubt is able and willing to discuss county, which were cut to the groundlast
hundred winter, are fruiting.
has soft-shelled almond
: and the entire coast region of the one the subject with him.
trees which he received from Cal- ---.--
South, time only will tell. The fruit ifornia five years ago. They bore this Mr. Editor, trusting that you will The LeContes have borne well- this

yields a fine evaporated'product, and year for the first time, the nut being pardon me for trespassing so long upon year in Alachua county, slid orchard

,. the surplus way be worked off in thin of very figs quality the apace of the valuable journal of tats arc enthusiastic in iU 'praise.f' .

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. ..: OrrOBER4,1886.] THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. 667
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i The faFIIl. dry weather than anything I ever saw upon the time of sowing and the fertility "MAIDEN-CANE GRASS."

p'', growing."Our of the soil. If used for a pastureit -
How Can it be Destroyed ?
gardens, cotton and all late should be sown reasonably thick.
A valued subscriber at Tarpon
KAFFIR-CORN. corn are parched up, but my "Kaffir"is When sown for grain three of four Springs writes:

r Results green from the ground up. The pecks will be sufficient. Use a com-
of this Season's Experience. Please state through the columns of
few rows that I have is all that I knowof mon drill and try to have the soil in your paper the best and most thoroughway

in this part of the country, but readiness so as to sow as early as pos- to get rid of"Maiden-Cane" grass

Our own experience with this new everybody that has seen it say theyare sible in the fall. If intended for pas- in a young grove. It first appears in

., forage and grain plant has been quite going to plant largely of it another ture during the winter rather than let patches, but seems bound to spread, in

favorable and we are glad to find I intend little and for off and spite of workings. The grove has been
year. having a groundinto grow use cutting feeding
to for the three
sown cow peas past
this experience endorsed and confirmed flour just to try it, and if it is early in the spring,a plat that is easily years.

by a correspond of Home and good I will report." fenced in should be used ; if intendedto REPLY.-We do not know of any
Farm who writes the editor from
Headers of the DISPATCH, who received cut off it should be sown as convenient thorough or effectual mode of gettingrid

Choctaw county,Alabama,who planted seed of Kaffir through this to the stables as possible. It of this troublesome grass, otllt r

about the first of June, and says: "I is valuable for all kinds of stock and
office, are respectfully urged to send than close plowing and crossplowingthe
planted it about the center of small
in their experience with this new will enable you to furnish green foodto land in the fall, and the grubbingout

piece of second year's new ground ; plant pro or con, for publication in your stock nearly a month earlier of every piece of cane root with
the rest of the field I planted in com-
our columns. than if no rye is run, besides standing pronged hoes. Throw the roots to the

mon corn the same day, which, untilit .. winter better than other
grazing any hogs, and if they will not eat them"pile :
commenced to silk bid fair to make
Southern Rye for Florida Pasture.A kind of grass or grain.Diversified up and burn. We shall be gladto
twenty-five bushels to the acre but a
patch of rye, especially for pasturing hear from subscribers who have
drouth of six weeks struck it then
or early spring feeding, should be Farming. succeeded in destroying this pest by
(which still continues), and if 1 get
seen on every farm. The acreage West Florida, including the west an easier process.-ED.
eight bushels now I will be glad, whileit
should be guaged by the numberof side of the peninsula, as far south as *-+-*
is very different with the Kaffir. In Southern Georgia.
stock kept on the farm. For win- Marion and H rnando counties, is pre-
The drouth has never seemed to affectit indicate of all
Reports good
ter pasturage it can readily be made eminently a farming country. To-day crops
at all ; not a parched or burnt bladeon farm The
profitable, even for that purpose alone, this section of the State offers greater products. average yield
it. By the 15th of August, one-
and profit acre of the respectivecrops
and is used as long as possible and inducements to settlers than South per
third of it was fully matured, and
is about follows Rice
then turned under in the spring for a Florida. It is capable of sustaining a as : thirty
\ now (the 24th of August), it is readyto bushels
profit per acre, $20 ; sugar
while and
crop, it can still be made more large wealthy agricultural popu-
harvest, except a head here and valuable by allowing it to make a good lation. But this will never come so cane, 200 gallans syrup, net $50 ;

there that is too green. I have never start to grow, and when the stock are long as our farmers remain wedded to sweet potatoos and corn, forty bushels,

seen anything that comes as near turned out early in the spring, cut King Cotton. The Lake City Reportersays net, $30 ; long cotton, 800 pounds, net

making good every claim made for it $20 hay three tons, net $40 groundpea.
; ;
them a feed of rye night and morning. there is no use in hiding the
by various writers. It is the prettiest
100 bushels, net $70.
Stock crave something green very truth ; a people whose chief money- .. .
grain I ever saw grow, all along from --
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early in the spring, and very often producing crop is cotton, need not ex- Potatoes.The -
time to time it is knee high till it is Look to Your
they are turned out before they can pect the best results from their toil,
fully matured, when it is prettier than heavy summer rains* will have
possibly be able to secure anythinglike either in satisfactory improvement of
ever. caused the vines to take root and per-
a full supply. A supply of rye their land, or in accumulating money.
"The haps has washed the soil over them in
directions for
planting were, cut and fed green will aid materially The cotton crop is an uncertain quan- "
the "middles. If let these vines
drop three or four grains twelve or in their in this section and
supplying wants. On, reason- tity to go on, year
i remain in this condition will
fourteen inches apart, if the land is i ably good soil it makes rapid growthand after year, taking all the chances you
let it all stand and if thin I gather but few potatoes. Get a stake
poor insects and unreliable
a very large amount of feed can against seasons, ,
the size and of rake handle,
I length a
out to one stock. The heads are from be secured on a small plot. In orderto labor, is to invite beggary. so long as
ten to fourteen inches and severalof with the end slightly sharpened, run
secure a large growth,either for pasturing that one crop is concerned. Why not
the sharpened end under the fastened
my neighbors who have seen it say during the winter or for early diversify our products ? Reason says
vines between the rows and loosen the
that two average heads will equal one spring feeding it should be sown as that it is not wise to venture all upon

large ear of corn, and according to early as possible in the fall. If the one crop, and our farmers recognizethe vines. This seemingly trifling work,
the best estimate that could make may save you hundreds of bushels of
we weather favorable, so that the fact that so long as they are slavesto .

there are eight average heads whereone seed will germinate readily, the first of cotton production they must continue potatoes.- -.-,

good ear of corn would grow ; September is none too early, althoughit to be pressed for the wherewith : Florida Hay.

besides, if the heads were cut off when can be sown through October with to discharge their obligations to the Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

matured, there will come out a new good results. It is a good plan to prepare advancers of provisions and farm We send you some samples of crabgrass .

crop, which, if it rains, will be equallyas the ground ahead, plowing well equipments. We must have something' hay grown in our grove this

heavy as the first. The stalk grows and harrowing until the surface is in more for export than cotton and hides summer. The grove was fertilized in

about six feet high, and has more fodder fine tilth. It will pay to take some it stands us in hand tl) enhige our en- and the spring Bone" with and kept Henderson's perfectly"Blood clean

on it than anything of the kind I pains to make the surface to the depthof prises if we would be a prosperous and until the rainy season set in about the

have ever seen. three or four inches as fine as possi- self-sustaining people. Think of these I middle of June. We think this aboutas

"Wanting as much grain as possible, ble, rolling, dragging or harrowing, ifneccessary things and let our farmers turn overa "tall" hay as we ever saw.

I have not cut any stalks, but pulledan to secure this. There is very new leaf in their agricultural, operation -" W. W.Yours HAWKINS, respectfully& SONS.,

armful of fodder to see if my cattle little gained by seeding when the soil is Lake George, Putnam Connty Fla., Sept. 28,

liked it ; and I have never seen them not sufficiently moist to insure a speedy 1886.
St. Augustine Grass. Our correspondents are right, it is
eat anything so greedily. The grainis germination of the seed. Use only
Editor FLOBIOA DISPATCH: certainly "tall" hay, and furthermore,
said to make a splendid flour, and Southern Rye, it is the only kind that
Please if I can plant St. Augustine as sweet and tender as any Maine haywe
from its,appearance I do not doubt it.To does any good in this climate either
grass at this season, how to ever saw. Every orange grower
sum up its advantages, I think it for pasture, forage or grain.
r green do it, and where to get same, and much should raise his own hay.-ED.
will make more grain and more fodder When some reasonably rich land is oblige W. B. ...a-----

than anything I have ever seen, a ad put in good tilth before seeding, from St. Augustine grass can be successfully Good corn crop gathered in Colum-

the quality I think Is not excelled by one and a half to two bushels per acre planted at this season when the bia county, and the cotton staple will

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The ]'! them go out to my neighbors, and KEEPINGBUDS.. Lille tocI .
where they have been well treated, -
NORTHERN STOCK. no one could expect or wish for better After Remaining. in Sphagnum
the Summer, the Beef in the South.In .
-- growth than they are making. I Through
Trees from Other States that Suc- have Buds Come Out Perfectly the Southern States, where, not-
seen no Floridagrown Kelseysexcept -
ceed Here.
some I budded last spring, but Fresh. withstanding abundant opportunitiesfIr
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: when I find a little tree four feet high, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the rearing of good cattle and ,
That there should be a strong prej-- planted last February, now with a Some time ago we noticed several sheep and( swine, the stock is of the
udice against anything in the nursery short articles in the DISPATCH in regard most miserable and unprofitable char-
growth of four or five feet of new
]line that comes to us from the Northern and lemon
to keeping When traveler leaves the
wood, as I have seen on trees from orange acter. a
nurseries, is not strange ; but buds. the circum-
Mr. Berckman, I call it good enough, Perhaps following Capitol behind him and faces the Southhe
before we condemn the trees, that I be of interest. It has
to date. I also had some Kelseys : stance may bids adieu to beef. Meat\ there is
such men as P. J. Berckmans ,and from R. Peters, of Delaware ; they long been our custom to keep buds -at some seasons-but it is not beef.

Randolph Peters are sending us, ,let were second class, but are making a for weeks and even months, duringthe Commenting on the above a corre-
us stop long enough to see that the fine growth. Often when a tree, cool winter weather, either in the spondent of the Mississippi Live Stock

miserable scamps that have brought so either peach or plum, will not grow ground or in damp sphagnum, the Journal, says that, while North and
many worthless trees to, us "from God does poorly from causes we can't find latter usually preferred. During the South Carolina,Georgia, Florida, Ala-
knows where"are safe in State's prison. out, the stock has a weak, sickly root, latter part of last January, (the exact bama, Mississippi and Louisiana are
We can then better investigate this and it is impossible to get life into it ; date we neglected to note,) among making progress in the improvementof

subject. but we must not jump at a conclusion, other buds, some buds of French's the dairy stock, there is very little
E. W. Amsden, in the lost DISPATCH seedling lemon were packed witha attention to the of
and condemn the whole tribe for the away paid improvement:
asks some questions about bad behavior of that one child. / lot of other buds in a large box of beef cattle. This should not be the

Northern grown stuff. To condemn In raising seedlings of any kind, sphagnum-the box being placed I case. Our best beef cattle, if shippedto
such stock indiscriminately, is to do many will be weak, but the "budder" under the shade of old palmetto shed Chicago, would rate as trash. There
Mr. Berckmans injustice, after his generally "works" them all. With with a very leaky roof. During the might be exceptions, however, where
giving us such valuable acquisition as such stocks, wherever grown, failureis next few weeks all the buds were certain parties here and there in the
the Peen-to peach. And, Mr. Editor, the outcome. JAMES MOTT. taken out and used except the bundleof States named, have some good grade
while circumstances will bear you out French's lemon buds Our beef stock however is
Orlando,Fla., Sept.Z1, 1886. seedling stock. ,
in what you say against trees coming -- .-.-- (about 200 in number.) These were very sorry indeed, and it is littln won-
from the.North, I cannot accept your Nursery Management.Editor were finally forgotten altogether, but der that with such stock our people
assertion that a Florida,grown peach FLORIDA DISPATCH: the box of sphagnum was left stand- claim that it does not pay to raise beef
tree is any better than one grown in I have 400 or 500 sour orange seed- ing under the shed, which leaked so cattle. Grade up Grade up Thor-
months old from
lings, eighteen a
i some other State to plant,here. quarter: half an inch in diameter, that in heavy showers the moss wag oughbred bulls are what you want.
While I was in the nursery in Ar- besides a lot of smaller ones, same age, often wet a little. No attention what In certain sections the Shorthorns will
.. kansas there was such a rage for early both sweet and sour, that I want to ever was paid to it, no one thinkingof answer well, but taking the countryat
peaches that rne of us could grow know what to do with. The sweet ones
the buds during the entire summer. an average, the Devons and Gallo-
used are much the poorest. I wish to set
enough. I to send to.Tennessee, 300 or 400 out in grove ; ground now I To-day, (Sept. 15,) while overhauling way would answer our purpose, and
to Alabama, to Illinois, and even to ready ; but do not want to set until the things generally, the buds were dis- the grades would, if properly handled,
Texas.for a good many trees for my best times arrives. covered in the moss, as sound, fresh insure good prices in any market.
trade, and with close observation I How small will they do to bud? and plump, as when they were placed .
have found no difference; the trees : Had I better bud the largest this there nearly eight months ago. The Removing Horns

from Illinois did the same as the trees fall Had? I better put in grove this fall, twigs were calloused 1 at the base, justas Mr. John Brooks, of Princeton,
from Texas, or Alabama, and no bet and bud, when? they generally appear at the end of Mass., has become so thoroughly con-
ter,yet quite as well as our own trees If not, had I better transplant, and the second or third week after being vinced that horns upon domesticated
grown in Arkansas. I don't care bud. when? packed away, and one had formed a animals are a nuisance that he has re
where a peach stock for budding or They are standing six inches apartnow root several inches long. How much solved upon giving the dehorning pro-
grafting is grown provided the seed ; ground low CARLETON, flat pine woods.GOULD. longer they might have kept, under the cess a thorough trial upon his Jersey

comes from a seedling, not from a KiBsimmee,Fla.,September 16, 1886. same conditions, seems hard to deter- cattle. He reports to the New England
budded tree. Since I came here I Don't set your trees in grove stajid mine, after their having,successfully I Farmer the successful removal of the
have been handling and raising nursery until next fall, one year hence. Your withstood the heat and moisture of the horns from a pair of heifer calves. The
stock, and I find it will}] cost much trees are too small now, and you will whole summer. The roof seems to little nubs, together with a narrow ringof
more to raise peach trees for market find it troublesome to get them all have leaked enough to keep the hair-producing skin were nicely cut
here than it does further north Two budded if set in grove, some will per- sphagnum just moist enough, whichis away a few weeks ago and now the
years ago I had several thousand trees sistently refuse to "take." Your trees always the most particular part of spots are healed over, with no threat-
sent me by Mr._ Berckmans from can be cared for at much less expensein the process, too much moisture beingas enings of further horn-growth. Mr.
Georgia, also from Heikes, in Ala- nursery, and nothing would be harmful as a lack of it. In cool Brooks is quite pleased with his pros-
bama. Trees could not do better than gained in time by transplanting now. weather we always have good results pects for a herd of polled Jersays.
they have done. I find no difference If'your trees are in nursery rows, by using sphagnum just as it comes .
after two years, yet the 'trees from run over and bud the largest now, from the swamp, damp, but not wet. Bramin Cattle.
Alabama had been grown in quite allowing these buds to remain dormant No more water is necessary then for Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
different soil, and seemed to have until March ; bud the rest in the several weeks, and then must be used I see that some parties are "boom-
more:fibrous.!'roots. Trees from both spring, and set in grove next fall. i sparingly. P. W. REASONER. ing" Bramin cattle. I have had some
lots are now in bearing, and I can but If the trees are now in seedbed, Manatee,Fla.,Sept. 15, 18S6. experience with them, and although
think a four-to-five-foot peach tree, rather than nursery rows, bud the 4 they are good milkers, yet, their good
18.monthsplantedisnowtwo'inches] : ; largest, if possible, this fall, and trans- A seven hours' competition in bud- I qualities are over-balanced by their
in diameter and ripening one hundred plant all into nursery form next win- ding orange trees,at South Lake Weir, bad ones. I have never yet seen a
fine peaches, is good enough|; we don't ter; do it early,selecting damp weather resulted in a record of J,011 to 977. a fence high enough to keep any of
noodj to;;que,ion wtaro;,tt started and moist soil for the operation, and :. them when they wanted to go over it.
from. Mr. Derckraans has also sent the smaller trees will be sufficiently The orange groves in and afbundMicanopy The whole breed are inveterate jump-
me several hundred Kelley plums well-eatablished to bud b, June j Jj.i irT jt will yield ad abilhdSitt crop |I eta. E. K Ti
grafted on peach root. X have let: \blf Qv NOQI :rgyli s: es.ft,111:

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J. Florida Lands for Cattle Ranges. Oran e C[l101le. injured by the freeze and I thought 'Why do you call them Florida

We see from the New Orleans them about dead. I put the white- oranges, when if you have dealt longin
Times-Democrat, that Judge Albert A wash hot on the orange seedling and fruits you must know as well as I
Cultivating and Fertilizing.Mr. .
Russell, the cattle king of Nebraska, it is the only tree in my whole grove that these are not Florida's?"
after loosing 2,000 head of stock from A. J. Beach, the well known which is bearing this year. The remainder "There are some p ople in Washington -

exposure last winter on the plains of horticulturist of Putnam county, says went over the trunks of four who will not buy any other

Nebraska, has concluded to move that thousands of orange trees are of the six grape fruit, and those four than Florida oranges. When I say I

South, and'is seeking lands in Florida. killed with kindness in Florida. If lived ; the other two died Now, how have none they say 'Why don't you

Our New Orleans contemporary says your land is capable of producing did the hot lime affect the sap of those keep them ? I must have some ;' and

there are millions of acres of splendidland fifteen bushels of corn to the acre, that trees ? E. K. T. they go away. I sent to my commission -
I land will need but frequent .
not any help .
in Florida and other portions of house for Florida oranges; he
and shallow cultivation while in China.
the South admirably adapted to cattle [ Oranges sent these. That's all I know about it."
the grove is young. If the land is The finest oranges in China are of
raising, producing the best grasses and On the cars from Washington to
poor and very thin, then apply muck two classes, the "loose skinned" or
free from severe climate, which has Canandaiga, on the New York Cen-
made Judge Russell's venture a fail- and lime as follows : After plantingyour i 'Mandarin" and the "tight skinned"or tral, you will find the peanut boy cry

ure in Nebraska. It is added that orange and lemon trees in strictly "coolie." They are grafted on a native ing Florida oranges. In Geneva and

cattlemen in the great stock country, clean soil, free from trash, commencingtwelve stock, the Keet. They are set Syracuse, Florida oranges were offeredfor
inches outside of the roots out from twelve to eighteen feet apart,
extending from Minnesota to Colorado, sale. In the latter place I saw a
have been hit twice this year ; have of your newly planted tree,spread two attain a height of about twelve feet. sign,

lost thousands of cattle from the .severity or three inches deep a good quality of They are highly fertilized, come into SWEET FLORIDA ORANGES,
of the winter,and are losing thous- muck, a belt three feet in width, and bearing in about four years from the 5o EACH, 50C A DOZ.

ands today from the drouth which turned in one spading deep ; then graft, and yield in full bearing from As some of them looked like "rus-
all apply lime well slaked at the rate of three to four boxes per tree. They them
prevails over this region. Many\ sets, I stopped to examine but
.. : twenty bushels to the acre ; cultivatetwo bloom in April and are marketed in
herds are being driven to the East and the dark color was caused by a multitude -
South, and the stockmen would be or three inches deep, then you October. I of scale that laid on as thick as

generally willing to come here if they have enough for your trees the first Florida t Oranges.4 you ever saw them on a limb of an
felt could all the year; then, if convenient, within the
they get land and While in in orange tree.
Washington, ,
grazing they need.-Florida Herald. next year apply and plow and culti- "Are these Florida oranges?" I
fruit I
passing a large store saw a
.4 vate in lime and muck as above, over
Will Farmer John Explain ? handsome sign with these words in inquired.
the rest of the Please bear in "
grove. "Yes would like ?
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: blue and gold : ; you some replied -
Will "Farmer John" kindly tell the mind the necessity of applying your FLORIDA ORANGES the little man full of business.I .
muck to the land before it becomes ,
readers of the DISPATCH why the 5C EACH. passed up my card and he grinned
gardner and fruit-grower should be filled with young roots, as it is not This struck me as a novelty, and I from ear to ear, and then asked, "Howis

compelled to incur a large outlay in good to apply muck to the freshly cut halted, entered the store, and accosteda the crop going to be this year?"
roots ; you may take a great many "About two-thirds I answered.
order that the owner of a seven dollar good-looking young man engaged in ,
things into your stomach that would be the of Then volunteered the
cow may avoid doing so ? questionable employment fillinga continuing,
Twenty gardeners are under the beneficial, which if applied to a fresh bottle full of air bubbles, and draw- information, "We lost the best part,of

necessity of building and maintainingmiles wound would be a positive injury. ing out its contents. the crop last year."

of pig-proof fence because a Avoid all heating manures in light "Hello 1" "Yes," said he, "I was down therein

neighbor insists upon free pasturagefor soils ; very sparingly applied to heavy "All right," he replied, putting March." ;

his cow, calf and a small familyof they will do, if applied without, cut- down the bottle and wiping off his "You know then that these are not

razor-backs. Why should this be ting the roots. Apply every third mouth. Florida oranges," I remarked, good
year two hundred pounds each of sulphate these Florida ?" I in-
thus? GARDENER. "Are oranges naturedly, at the same time pointingto
Sept. 16.1886. ., ._ 4. of potash and ground bone per quired, pointing to the pile that had his stock.
Shy Horses. acre, and mulch the ground all over. the label on. "
L. ..-... "No, they are Cal's.
The "Turf, Field and Farm," says : "\'is: sir, and all good ones. How
Failure. "Cal's ?" I .
Louisiana Orange Crop a repeated inquiringly."Yes
If a horse is shy and hard to catch "
raan3f?, He grabbed a paper sack and
take the oils of rhodium and cummin. The Louisiana crop i is usually going ran hi..-hand in to inflate it. "How Californias."
Keep them in separate bottles well forward at this time. Reports from many ?" "Why do you label them 'Florid

:: corked. Put some oil of cummin on the principal orange-growing parishes "I thought I read in the New York a's?' "

; your hand and approach the horse on indicate a complete failure. Thecrop: Herald last winter that all the orangesin "Because I happen to have that

the windy side. He will then move usually averages from thirty to fifty Florida were frozen before the sign, and people think that Florida

toward you. As soon as you can reach million fruit, but will not see one mil- growers had time to gather them." oranges are sweeter than any other.

him rub some of the cummin on his lion this year. The worst of it is that "Oh, that's humbug." These are inferior to good Florida's,

nose, and get a few drops of the oil of in some localities the trees are so badly "Humbug?" but they are better than foreign fruits

rhodium on his tongue. After that injured (from last winter's cold) thatit "Yesir ; all humbug ; all humbugsir. because they are fresher from the

.?" /. you can make him do anything you will take some years for them to re Nothing but humbug, sir ; I tell trees." *
want. Treat him kindly, feed well, cover. New Orleans must depend on you if you believe all you read in the This incident leads up to the ques-

':,;. handle gentle, and your victory is cer- Florida and California for oranges this newspapers you will be as foolish as tion, What is California doing? The

winter. .. some of the members of Congress. All answer is, she is accomplishing won-
tain.A t 4
Sleek Coat. Prevented His Trees Dying. humbug, sir." ders. Thousands of people are

I The man who drugs his horse to Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH. "Do you really say that these are moving that way, and I have beforeme

make his hair sleek and shiny shows Last spring, after going over my genuine Florida oranges?" I asked, at an article from a San Francisco

,,kf;:: very little sense. The best means to peach trees, I had a little of the white- the same time passing up my card: paper stating that $4,000,000 of real
keep the coat glossy is careful and wash left. [See recipe in another col ED. RUMLEY, estate changed hands in one county

: daily grooming. This, with plenty of umn.] Near the furnace in which it KEUKA, FLORIDA. I during the month of June. The

2 q oats and water and an occasional was boiled stood a seedling orange-tree "Well, I tell you," said he, changinghis I methods used are questionable in many
_ : ;, bran mash, is all the hqrse needs when which had borne two crops and six tone considerably. "I tell you the instances, and will be respectfully con-

:,": t." in health. The arsenic groom., should very old grape fruit trees,growing very commission men sold them to me for sidered in a future letter.Ed. Rum-
; be discharged. near each other. They had been badly Florida oranges." ley, in Palatka News.
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floriculture:% Spider LilyPancratium.In it is beautiful. Most of the sorts are Ivy on Trees.

addition to the sorts mentioned in natives of the West Indies, but a few Ivy or any vine that runs perpen-

BY W. C. STEELE. the DISPATCH of September 20, there come from Southern Asia and two are dicularly up a tree does not injure it,

are several noble species of Pancratium, natives of Southern Europe. Panera- unless branches from the vine extend

IN taking charge of this departmentour which are rarely seen planted,. out tium caribbeum is a good West Indian along the branches, and by its mass

though they would doubtless make sort, found growing wild also in the of leaves smother the leaves of the
aim will be to make it as practicable -
themselves quite at home in our gar. extreme south of Florida, and not uncommon tree. Vines like Wisteria, that coil
as possible. In this effort we hopeto
dens. One of the best of all i is Pan in our Orange county flower around a trunk do injure rees.
have the co-operation of every readerof ... .
cratium ovatum with leaves four five It forms
gardens.; soon large clump
the DISPATCH who is interested in A Curious Oak.
inches broad and immense and deli- and blooms abundantly,though the individual The Botanical
the cultivation of flowers, ornamental I Gardens, London,
ciously fragrant flowers whose perfumes flowers are only of moderatesize. have succeeded in
flowers, etc., either in the house or cultivating the
I closely like that of the true vanilla The bulbs of this species are oak
garden.If cermea (Quercus cocciferd), which,
"bean.. The few florists who offer this often sold by pedlars in New York as when
have been successful in' punctured by one of the coccus
you grow- plant for sale charge a large price for the "Spanish lily."
ing anything for home adornment, produces the ancient blood red
it-$3 to $10 per plant-according to THEODORE L. MEAD.
to have been used
whether annual or perennial, bulbs or dye, supposed by
size. Last spring a clump fit fillinga Oviedo.Fla., September 28,1886. '
roses, shrubs or succulents, send an Moses to tint the hangings of the
tub several feet in diameter, sold at
tabernacle. The
kermes oak
Shipping Flowers. is
account, giving names of varieties, a
character of the soil, kind and quan- auction in New York for $75. For many years florists have agitated dwarf, bushy shrub, somewhat resembling -

tity of fertilizer, etc. If the plantswere At the same sale I became the pos- the practicability of shipping cut a holly, and grows profusely in
sessor of two fine bulbs and sent them flowers from this State to the Northern Spain.
from seed give date of .
grown -
here to be and cared for.
markets. This would be -
sowing, and whether in boxes or in very profitable Luminous Plants.
As it happened, they were set out at if the flowers
the open ground ; in fact, all the par- could be got therein These plants have a peculiar charmto
ticulars necessary to a full understanding a distance from any other allied perfect order. W. J. Stewart, in the grower and observer. One of

of the conditions of success. If plants, and the"lubber" grasshoppers, I his paper before the recent Florists the best is the fraxinella, or gas plant.It .
always so destructive to the plants of Convention recommends packing flow- [ is old favorite
you have failed tell us about it, and an perfectly hardy,
describe the circumstances that caused the Amaryllis family, appeared above ers in ice, even in the coldest weather, a perennial of the very easiest culture

the failure, so far as'you know them. ground and even knawed part way as oysters are now packed regularlyby and should be in every garden. In

We can often learn as much from into the bulbs. shippers. Carnations should be the calm summer evenings, when in

failure as from success, and it is quiteas At the time ofony arrival, September -I packed dry. Flowers from bulbous bloom, a light applied to the base of

important to know what we cannot 1st, the bulbs! showed signs of new plants, as Lily of the Valley, hya- the stock will envelop the whole plantin

grow as it is to know what will thrive. growth and were given weak, liquid cinths and liliaceous flowers in general, a flame. This can be repeatedtime

Are you puzzled about anything manure, and covered with gauze are easily discolored, and rot by close and again, and, it appears, with

connected with Floriculture? Describethe stretched on a rough wooden frame. packing, yet the stems of these, and benefit to the ripening seed. This

situation, and, possibly, some one They grew with astonishing rapidity roses especially, must have moisture, property was discovered by the
and in three weeks each had them in fresh condition.
pushedup preserve daughter of Linn us. The flowersare
may be able to suggest a solution of
the difficulty. I. 'a scape bearing an abundance of Many\ florists hold that flowers, to white or red and are very. fine.

flowers whose fragrance filled all that withstand a long shipment, should on f
Do not ask "Whf t ails plants?"
my The Petunia.No .
of the and caused the be
part garden no account packed as soon as cut,
without any explanation ; as well writeto "lubber" grasshoppers to congregatefrom but be allowed to "gorge" (?) them- suummer-blooming plant will
a doctor and say, "I am sick; what yield a larger of flowers
far and near. In fact, severalate selves first by standing in water, or percentage
shall I do?" He could not answer, with little
so attention. On the
their way through the gauze where other means used to thoroughly fill steep
r unless he knew the symptoms.At the flowers touched and injured the out the pores. sides of a high, dry mound, or on a

the same time be concise, con- plants before their presence was dis Orange Blossoms.. f level bed of rich, moist soil, the result

dense as much as possible; the space covered.All is the same-flowers continuously.The .
A writer on "Emblematic Flowers"says
which can be devoted to this department petunia is specially adapted for
of the "The earliest of
plants Amaryllis familyseem : use
'' is quite limited, and there will be rockeries and vases, positions very try-
to be an irresistible attraction to blossoms for the wedding garland is
no room for long essays, which are not ing to the majority of flowering
these monstrous grasshoppers, the only attributed to the Saracens-the flower
practical, no matter how interesting or plants. For general use the single
way to guard against their attacks not only, but the fruit, having been
well written they may be. flowers are much the most reliable and
seems to be to have plenty of the com- adopted by the Paynims as emblem-
In about produce more bloom, but for pot-
writing any plant always moner Criuuras and similar plants and atic of the purity and prosperity
the botanical culture under glass the ]latter are the
known if
give name, ; the chief elements
kill all that appear. Their great size which constitute of
it has most showy. A very rich soil is not
a common name give
and awkward movements make it easyto happiness in wedded life. The orange
desirable, as in such plants will
Many persons complain of the hard catch and destroy all that come andas being introduced into France by the produce
Latin of flowers but this : more foliage than bloom.
names some these plants are so attractive to Saracens, and certain of the customsof 1 $4---

method of identifying plants is a ne them, the whole neighborhood will the latter being ingrafted upon the Akebia Quinata.

cessity. If wo should write about the soon be comparatively free from themif Gallic practices and fancies, the This plant continues to grow in pop-

"Easter lily" most readers in Florida, all seen are promptly killed. In orange blossom was adopted for the ular estimation as a climbing plant.Its .

or at least the northeastern part of the the spring the black and red young bridal crown ; thence crossed the plum colored flowers are delici-

State would suppose that Amaryllis ones are conspicuous in companies of Channel to England] where it was ously fragrant, and appear long before

Treatea was meant, while Northern from twenty to fifty. On cool morn- adopted by our ancestors; and thence the honeysuckle makes an effort to per-

readers would understand that Lilium ings or evenings the whole colony the fashion reached America. It has fume the surrounding atmosphere.

Harrisii was referred to, but if the may be swept into a basin of hot been said that the custom of using Gardener's Monthly.

botanical name is given any reader water, or one containing a little kero- orange blossoms in bridal garlandswas Those who have never seen it can

will know at once just which plant is sene, and thus disposed of at once. first introduced in England by hove no idea of the beauty of ,an immense -

intended.It As long ago as 1855, twenty-five species Henrietta Maria\ queen of Charles] I. ; old oak wreathed and festooned

will be difficult to make a success of Pancratium were catalogued; and at any rate, as they are never with English ivy, (Hedera helix). ,

of this department unless the readersof one of them, P. amancczs differing from made mention of by the,older of the The Akebia quinata seems to thrivein

the DISPATCH will take interest all .the rest in having yellow flowers Englih poets, their adoption for the light sand of Florida, thoughmy

enough in the subject to write out and instead of white. It is described as bridal decorations must be compara- vines are not old enough to bloom.

send us their experience. being a native of Peru and as rare as tively modem" ;W. C. 8.

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It[ has new officers and is Delaware grape vine at Disston into the State this fall, and the splen-
oughly organized for business produced this year 500 bunches did prospects of an immense orauge
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ORANGE CITY. the last year's disastrous grapes. yield, will convince the most skeptical

to profit by.-ED. of the Sanford Fruit and croaker, that Florida is an awfully

Water vs. Bail ExchangeEtc.Editor TransportationFruit --- Association on lively corpse.-Eustis SemiTropical.Florida. .

FLORIDA DISPATCH: Facts. the 2d inst. .

While some groves in this vicinity assertions to .
Many as capitalists are beginning .
have larger crops of oranges on then in Florida i The State of Florida presents to the
produced the beauties of Suwannee county
than they had last year, others have' Facts capitalists and the laborer, the mer-
public prints. are invest largely in lands there.
much smaller ones. On the whole, The is chant and the sportsman, the profes-
following an
to the recent rains the
there will probably be about two- ation of the marketable heavy sional man and the mechanic, the

thirds of an average crop. Too largea the State. It should be streams and swamps of South farmer and the artist, the manufac-

proportion of them will be rusty. that this represents a' are unusually full of water. turer and the hotel keeper, alike, unequalled -

Many are splitting and dropping pro- 365,000 : crops now being gathered in opportunities for investment,

maturely. This is doubtless charge- county are unsatisfactory, employment, enjoyment and trade.It .
Vanilla, 5,000 Limes,
able to the immense quantity of rain Poultry, 18,000 Hides, to the ravages of storms and lies nearer the equator than any
Peaches, 65,000 Milk,
this fall. There are three thousandacres Cow Peas, 70,000 ars. other State in the Union ; yet it is
Bees and Honey,30,000 Pindara,
of young orange groves withina Hogs, 50,000 Grapes & is opening finely in Hamil- cooler in summer than Montana, Ore-
30,000 Ships
radius of three miles from our .Sheep Alligator Hides Horses&: county. It is uninjured by the gon, Colorado, because of the influenceof

postoffice. This can be said of no I.Strawberries and Teeth 40,000 45,000 Wagons Ice, and it is now too late for the sea.

other similar area in the State, establishing Nursery Brick and Trees Artificial 200,010 Firewood, pests to do any harm. It has the most equitable climate in

the fact that in the near future, Moss,Stone, 275,000 150,000 Railroad Rice, : the world. It is i a health resort for
needs There
Orange City, as a shipping point, will Beef, a oo00 Cotton City a tannery. thousands.It .
Cotton Seed, 400,000 Cedar, from fifteen to thousand
be facile princeps, in Florida. Andwe Sponges, 750,000 Naval Cotton, twenty has 34,714,600 acres of solid -
Vegetables./ 900,000 of hides shipped from there an
have unsurpassed shipping advan- Fish,Oysters, Oranges land, 3,450 square miles of water.It .
Turtle, 300.000 Lemons, and bark is plentiful.
tages. If the railroads are exhorbltant i Cigars, 3,000,00 Cattle, ( has 1,200 miles of sea coast.
Corn,Wheat,Oats, Lumber, ;
Ir. Dubois of Tallahassee sold
in freight charges, we have a tonnes Hay,Fodder,and Arrow It has nineteen large rivers, with a
tive in the glorious old St. Johns river. Tobacco, 3,500,000 his vineyard near that city, $1- total inland navigation of more than
Total value products worth of and this
By the way, the difference between .. cuttings, year 100,000 miles.It .
water and rail freights are not fully market from the same 2,000 gal has 1,500 miles of railway.It .
STATE NEWS. of first-class wine worth at least
appreciated. It is universally con- produces a million bushels of

ceded that water-rates are cheapest, oranges yearly.It .
Oranges are turning
but that it is a hundred times cheaper, In southeast Georgia the prospect produces mori than half the, Sea

is not so generally known. The Cotton is coming in a good cotton crop has materially Island cotton crop of the United

charges on some brick we had shipped Sumterville reports a since August 1st. The corn States. .

from Jacksonville by boat, two hundred crop.Nashua is above the average. Rice and It raises the finest oranges, pineapples -

miles, were precisely the same as reports a and sweet potatoes promise and cocoanuts in the -world.It -.

they were from the landing to town, bright oranges. A'A returns. exports annually immense quantities '

two miles by rail. Broomcorn has proved According to the Leesburg Times of early garden vegetables.It .

This town continues to boom. More this year at Keuka. cotton crop will about equal that possesses. millions of acres of tim-

houses have been built here this sum Levy County will have last year, the corn crop will be ber trees.

mer, with what are now in process of a full orange crop. in excess, and the potato crop Its naval stores are inexhaustless.It .

erection, than in any summer before. Sponge receipts on Gulf equal ; the rolling lands will has extensive herds of cattle and

Some handsome residences! to cost not fallen off this season. good crops of potatoes, while millions of acres pasturage.. .

less than ten thousand dollars. The Douglass Grove, at level, sobbed lands will yiela but It is he best country on the globefor

Winter residents are already begin. on account of the excessive raising sugar and rice. I
has been sold for $10,000.A .
ning to return from the North, and The sugar cane crop will bo It produce. two hundred different

our Academy will soon open for the good crop of corn variety of woods-more than any

winter term. Our streets are being housed throughout the The following is a revised estimate other State.
and with sawdust. Our Capitalists talk of
graded paved
this season's crop in the Citra sec Its fisheries are extensive, and their
mills are busy. The general healthwas to work up Lake City
:' Jas. A Harris, 50,000; Bishop, possibilities are without limit.It .

never better, and every businessis Key West reports a & Co., 30,000 ; Crescent Orange exports more than half a millon
good but the Doctors.In cross between Peen-to and John O. Matthews
20,000 ; dollars worth of sponges per annum.
regard to the "Fruit Exchange," Polk county truckers ; Brown & Allen, 6,000 ; John It abounds in natural fertilizers. .

we have but a word to.say. You say, in in their Seat Ford & Co.
engaged putting 6,000; Its mineral springs are fountains of
"We anxious to this institution I .
are see
Dunn Brothers Robin
Mr. Bailey, of ; 4,000 ; healing.Its ';
succeed." We believe that to have
and baling large quantities (two groves) 4,000 ; Clifford populatiou has increased seventy
been the universal feeling among shippers Company, 3,000 ; Borland
A large of per cent. within the last fourteen years.It .
a ago.Ve were dissatisfied Brooks & Harris
year raised around Lake City 2,000 ; has doubled the number of its .
with shipping' to men of unknown ; Johnson & Co., 1,000; other common schools and the common
integrity and especially with unreason The Manatee Fruit and boxes.
9,000; total, 150,000 school attendants within the last four
able delays in returns, and we turnedto Growers' Association met The northern croakers who prog- years.

the Exchange with alacrity on the Manatee
county the utter ruination of the The State debt is only half a million "'
that change must be an Growers' Association on
principle any ..
trees by last winter's freeze, dollars.-Palatka News. ;
improvement. We were simply mis- i Columbia county has come down this fall and take a

taken. You ask, "shall we again sacrifice finest turpentine lands to at the groves. The trees have It is very probable that the water

our crops for a song?" No, not the State. year put forth a crop almost, if elm, small-leaf elm or wahoo, as it is

as far as we are concerned.A.SHIPPER. The fisheries of Tampa : up to the average, and what is variously called, will be found superiorto

Orange City, FJa.Sept.27,1886. important on the Gulf in qunntity is more than made any other wood for the manufactureof

[Give the Exchange another trial. Key West in quality. The influx of people wooden screws. :;

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f gfhe 4/orida lIis,afch.i tionately, than last. The yield for dustries an unprecedented boom this Southern State Pairs--1886.

market will probably be not under season. Alabama, Montgomery, November
600,000 nor more than 700,000 boxes.If 8th-13th.

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. many of the growers do what they Cut Flowers and"Perfume. Arkansas, (colored) Pine Bluff, Oc- '

'" that is Mr. E. H. Hart, who represented lober 19th-23d.
Organize. say they are going to, ship
their fruit it is turned the Florida at the Cleveland meeting of Macon October 25th-
as soon as Georgia, ,
Last week readers
we gave our an
will the American Horticultural Society, November 6th.
price most likely at
open up 1
;2 J account of the recent State Conven
: about two dollars a box, and stay gave it as his opinion before that body, North Carolina, Raleigh, October
tion of Fruit and
Vegetable-Growers, that the raising of cut flowers to be
there till the fruit in 25th-30th.
ripe comes say
and the result
about the middle or last of December. i shipped North, might be made very South Carolina, Columbia, Novem-
The association which out of the
: profitaule in this State also the manu-
There varieties that ; ber 9th-12th.
are some taste
convention has for its object the
well in November, but there ia not facture of perfume. Texas, Dallas, October 6th-November -
furthering of the best interests of the .-*-.
much of that-not enough to be quoted. A Trucking Centre. 26th.Vi1.ginia .
farmers, fruit-growers and truckers of
The fruit will be in its Richmond October 20th
the State. Its membership consists of perfectionnntil Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: ,

t delegates from local and county soci January or February, when In an article on Varieties of Veg- -22d.

: prices will doubtless be goodyoumay etables the freight on Florida, ? ?
eties. Its purposed are carried into grown you say ..
say high, because there will be no vegetables shipped from Hammock ?
effect by an Executive Committee consisting Artesian Wells.
: of the President,Secretary and other good fruit on the market at that Ridge amounted this season to $4,500.An !
These wells are being succcs3fully
time. The will be worthto
Treasurer and the presidents of present crop examination of the books of the
co- sections of Flor-
the State if it is put down in various
$1,500,000, judiciously Florida Railway and Navigation Com
associations who
operating county are abundant -
and handled. ida, and in all probability an
ex-officio vice-presidents of the Mother properly pany shows that we paid a freight bill obtainedin
supply of water can be
: Society. This brings every county He does not think the Fruit Exchange of $14,000, and Arredondo, $10,800,
this throughout the State, except -
the Fruit and way
actively into the work. nor VegetableGrowers' making a total'of about $25,000 for
perhaps, upon the high ridge
Protective Association will
the stations. Yours
two ,
For the the association
present of
the backbone the penin-
effect much, owing to want of harmonyand C. P. PERRY. forming
this committee will
through concen-
sula. Although requiring a
co-operation among the growers. Arredondo, Fla.,September 30,18C6.
trate its efforts upon obtaining better Rates, in his opinion, will not be ma- .-.<. able outlay at the start, thin is in the
transportation, distribution and mar- Serving our Country.Editor .
He time long run by all odds the cheapest way
terially changed. regards as
keting for our products. This is of FLORIDA DISPATCH : of irri-
of water for
fruitor the leading question, rates being sec You will be pleased to learn that obtaining purposes

paramount vegetable-grower importance in the to every State, and ondary. He says facilities for the while in Ed in burg, Scotland, I gation. The luxury, as well as the flow pecuniary -

movement of the crop areimprovingeach picked a of valuable advantage of a perpetual
be their up copy your
can only accomplished by co itself
season. The change of of which I found file of pure water, forcing through
operation as whole ; by organizing and guage paper, was kept on and
the Southern roads, and those of Flor- at the Waverly Temperance Hotel. buildings, stock-yard, grove gar-
the hands of these
holding gentlemen -
den be to be appreciated. -
r.; who have been selected to carry ida, to the standard width, will very Later I saw the DISPATCH at the ,

forward this work. The Western materially assist in the prompt move- American Exchange in Paris, and I ,

Peninsula counties are awake to the ment, and reduce the handling to the there read its description of Horticulture Unripe Fruit.Don't .

minimum. There need not be so much in far off Florida, with great in-
necessity of united action. Alachua, ship your fruit until it is ripe.
breaking of bulk between the large From its I became in-
terest. perusal
Marion and Sumter are already pretty Once establish the reputation of your
and general l shipping points, terested in Florida and its possibilitiesin
thoroughly organized ; Putnam, Vo- brand of well ripened fruit, and you
and the market. Oranges can now be giving a young man a start in life,
lusia, and the other St. Johns river are sure of prices above the top of the
transported to any market in the : and the result is that I now find
counties, and all West Florida, should market. If you ship it green you must
United States without breaking bulk. self in the State with the of
fall into line at purpose low contin-
once. Existing agri- sell it at a very price or
cultural and horticultural societies It is interesting to know what can becoming one of its citizens. I have ually seek a new outlet.

should communicate immediately with be done. The vital question, however, received much valuable informationand The market is all the time filled with

is, will the railroads give us the rapid many good hints from reading the
the Secretary of the State organization. unripe fruit, purposely picked green

Towns and settlements havingno and systematic transportation which DISPATCH. Yours, truly, that it may stand shipment better, it

such society should organize at i these facilities._warrant.. -us-in expecting. NORMAN LESLIE.Of being expected that it will ripen after

,- once, thus securing a delegate'to the Portobello, Scotland. being picked. A fruit that seems to
A Boom Coming. -*-*-4-
State Association. Where practic- What the Bees Are Doing. ripen after being picked can hardly

able, county organizations should be Florida was widely advertised last said to do so. It would be more
formed, such organizations being enti- spring by industriously circulated cal- As the season advances there is no proper to say that it dies. It is a pity

tled to two delegates and a member- umnies, and posed before the eyes of prospect of any further increase in the that all fruit could not be permitted to

the Executive Committee. an interested but incredulous publicin before it is It would
ship on stores of the colonies, save, possibly, a ripen gathered.

"Organization and Cooperation"letthis the attitude of indignant denial. chance to secure from the berries of be so much better that consumptionwould

be the watchword everywhere. On all hands the signs of the times the saw palmetto a quantity of syrup be largely increased. It wouldbe

.. >-e4 point to an unusually large influx of
which is secreted or exudes from the much better, where it is possible,
The Orange Crop. and tourists this winter.
prospectors berries when fully ripe. As to its to get good shipping varieties of all
Col. D. H. Elliott, who makes an When these people behold our orange fruits and until
wintering qualities, I am unable ty not gather they are
annual canvass of the crop, has visted groves in full vigor, green with luxu- in fair state of It is
say; only, that in a case like the present a ripeness. a
Volusia, Orange, Brevard, Polk, riant foliage, laden with golden fruit; anything will be acceptable. common thing to hear consumers say

Hillsboro1, Marion, Sumter and Put- our people prosperous ; indications of that have had
When colonies are not fed the mor- they not a good orange
nam counties this seasonhe says : "The growth and thrift on every side ; when the But all the
tality will be considerable. A small during season. or-
trees are looking better and fresher the strangers within our gates see these
.., quantity of honey is daily being secured anges they were probably yellow.
than he them. The trees their confidence in Florida will
# ever saw things, when
from the golden rod and reg- But they were not ripe they
have held the fruit that was set better be restored ; they will have more faith
num, which are in full bloom in the were picked.
than usual. The size and appearanceof than ever before in the future of this e .
old fields and pastures.J. .
the fruit is good, comparatively State, because she stood last winter's T. DETWILER. A movement is on foot in Lake

speaking. The oranges will average severe test so well Their works will e 4 City to organize a stock company to

.. about 160 to 170 to the box. There demonstrate their faith, and give real Titusville is to have a fish-packing work up the tobacco raised thereaboutsinto

': is more rusty fruit this season, proper- estate, orange-growing, and other in- establishment. cigars, etc. .

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Poultry.Florida : fat, and eats large quantities of grainin j'1!ut bees: but still and always as a pasture ; that .tin t
preference to bulky food, is not a hundred years from planting, .: .j

for Poultry. usually a good layer. Planting Pecan Nuts. when you are sleeping the long sleep :.J. ...;_:
We have been asked about Floridaas What farmers should learn is, that A correspondent asks for pointerson of your fathers, your grove will be the f

a suitable place for poultry. We hens ought not to be fed exclusivelyon planting pecan nuts. Plant in pride of the neighborhood, the admi-

know something about Florida, and grain, else they will cease to lay. drills two feet apart, or three feet for ration of the sojourners, the fortune of ,
also know what can be done. On the They will keep in better health, thrive horse-culture. Drop the nuts about its owner, and then, century after cen-

light pine lands, where the soil is al- better, and become more productivewhen six inches apart and three inches deep. tury it will continue to delight and

ways dry, diseases of poultry, such as fed some bulky food, as boiled Roll or firm the ground very thor- bless mankind. I say if you plant a

roup, are rare. Insects are plentiful ; cots, steamed cut clover, short grass, oughly after planting. A very small pecan grove with this understanding,
land is cheap, building materials low, or even well-cured corn fodder,thougha percentage will fail to come, and the you can hardly provide a better possession -
while the hotels are compelled to send small proportion of grain, with a plants will grow off nicely without for your posterity or establisha
North for chicks and egg A home little meat and milk will, of course; back more enduring monument to your
subsequent set. They are very
market, with high prices, exists all the complete the ration. By regulating plants to Some recommend enterprise.
easy grow.
round, and there is no better the food so a? to combine the elements .
year planting where the trees are to remain,
place in the United States than Flor necessary for her purpose, the hen may this entails much trouble and annoyance Pecans in Florida.J. .

ida for poultry. Now for the objec- be confined without detriment, while however, and we prefer to raisein B. Ley, of Palatka, Florida,
tions. The the profits will be much larger than the of his
colored gentry will some- nursery the first Year-old gives; following account pecan -
times make a midnight _descent, and when she is fed wholly on grain, and trees can transplanted. year.with perfect grove : t

he who makes poultry a large business especially on corn.-. Ex. safety and grow off nicely, if care be There are in the bearing grove only
can have an assistant to clean up and White Leghorns. taken to obtain the very long tap-root about forty trees which are thirty
do considerable work at night, thereby White Leghorns are a favorite intact. years old from the seed. These trees

serving as a watchman. The lice and breed, not for the table or market, but ) have been bearing, some of them, for
minute insects are plentiful, but good for their large, white eggs, which finda The Japan Chestnut in Florida. about twenty years. They are planted -
management and cleanliness will keep ready sale in the chief cities and "Everything in the shape of trees' on a poor sand ridge or slope, and
them away. The Leghorns do well towns. No other breed of its size lays and shrubs coming from Japan seemsto have had but little fertilizing. We

there, no frosted combs occurring,, so large an egg. Of course the color do remarkably well here. My Japan use the grove now and have for several
while animal food is not as necessaryas of the shell would be an objection in chestnuts are growing finely, but years only as a calf pasture. Some
here. Green material is plentifulfor some markets where the brown shell is those I grafted on native stock are outgrowing few of the largest trees yield annuallyan

ten months in the year, and stovesor preferred or demanded. Eight eggs the trees bought and set at the average of one bushel eachinrare

heating appliances are unnecessary. will, on the average, weigh a pound. ; same time. They all seem to grow instances as much as two or three
Plenty of whitewash is the main stockin Leghorns are generally non-sitters ; more like a bush than a tree." Thus Bushels having been gathered from a
trade. Keep everything clean and still there are many strains that show writes an orchardist of Green Cove single tree. We find ready sale-for all

the hens will lay every month in the the proclivity though they cannot. be Spring To obtain the best result, the we have to spare at So a bushel at the
year, except when moulting. relied upon. White Leghorns will Japan chestnut should be grafted. The stores or 6 for selected nuts for plant-

Florida sells early chicks at home, not bear confinement as well as Light Spanish chestnut seedling is the best ing purposes. These!jprices are realized

'' as she does not produce enough for the B rah mas, Cochins, Plymouth Rocks, stock. The burrs from grafted trees without difficulty when southwesternnuts
thousands of visitors who annually or Wyandottes, and they will not layas average from three to four nuts to the may be bought for from $2 to $3
flock there. The day will come when well in winter. burr, and some specimens have con- in selected lots. With my experienceI
that State will be the headquarters tor e4 tained as many! as seven finely devel- would advise the selection of low,

spring chicks, as they can be produced New Breeds. oped nuts, while seedling Japan chest- rich land for pecan trees where it can
there at less risk and expense than Fannie Field says that the "woodsare nuts often have fruit of dissimilar be obtained, yet the sandy pine land

anywhere else owing to the favorable admirers full of"are new booming breeds,with which all their the shapes, and a smaller numbers of nutsto will produce them to perfection, but

conditions of climate.Poultry Keeper might of printer's ink. We have the the burr. will require more fertilizing and work.
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mold intermixed with lime
White Plymouth Rocks, the White Vegetable
Feeding too Much Grain to Poultry. Wyandottes, Dingos, the Motley Bells, A Texan's Advice. and potash makes the best manure
Corn has long held. the lead as a the Pea Comb Plymouth Rocks, and Gilbert Canderdonk, a successful that I have tried. This gives perma-

special food for poultry, and on almost perhaps some others that are not yet pecan grower in Texas, gives the fol- nence and body to the soil, which is
named and if we believe all that is "
every farm, if the hens are fed at ; advice those who would
lowing to engage particularly to be sought for trees of
claimed for them, each one possessesmore H,
all, it is with corn. It has served an good qualities than any other in the culture of the pecan : as slow growth as pecans. I do notthink

excellent purpose, however, as the hens breed of fowls on earth. But farmers If you have a piece of low, rich, allu- it safe to say that a pecan grov -
usually have free range, and supply who have no money to experimentwith vial bottom land that is too low or too can be made remunerative under*'
themselves with those elements whichare had better go slow ; if you have exposed for oranges, it is good for a twelve years from the seed, but it costs
fowls of well established breed
a ,
lacking in the producing corn, those that give returns for the food and pecan grove, just as good, and no bet- nothing comparatively to keep it, fora
which really does more to keep themin care bestowed, don't trade them off ter, than a plot of well drained bottom crop can be grown every year with
good flesh and condition than as- until you know you are going to get that is good for any thing else. I positive benefit to the trees until they s{
sisting in egg production. If: grain is something better. Sometimes" it paysto think none of your land is very high, begin to bear, and thereafter little

fed-and once a day is often enoughif "make-haste slowly.-.H- probaly none too high for pecans. If work is required. On pine land, treesat
the fowls have the use of the rangeit Parasites on Fowls. you are willing to start pecan trees the age of fifteen years, if they have
should consist principally of wheat Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : with the understanding that if you livea been pushed, will bear, or ought to
and oats, with only a small proportionof Fowls infested with parasites shouldbe dozen years you may live to see a bear, nearly one bushel to the tree.
corn. Laying hens should be fed carefully examined about tbe head few nuts, but'not' enough to amount to Not more than thirty trees should be
and neck and under the wings, and
differently from those intended for speedy measures taken for their re much, that at the end of twentyfiveyears planted to the acre. Young trees
market, as in the one case, are from will be should be where
moval. Rubbing a little pure par- planting, you get- transplanted, practi-
.desired,and in the other,fat,or weight. raffin among"the feathers, or washing ting some little practical returns in cable, as early as the first year. Every I
A cow giving large quantities of milk them with carbolic soap,is a good plan. nuts, besides the other crop productsof year afterward adds greatly to the 7
does not readily fatten. A similar Let thefowls' have plenty of good loose
your land ; that in fifty years from difficulty making them grow, thoughI
material to dust themselves in.
rule applies to the hen ; a good layer A little boiled liver, cut fine, is a good planting it will begin to be a really have successfully transplanted trees
does not fatten quickly during the]lay thing to give: them once a day.! profitable possession to the owner, not six yean old, losing lea, than twenty
ing period, and a hen that takes on :> a....-W. n1f'aa a prodncof of valia1 l xmfe, ptor cant\ of thin fy ,llti] dpvKtfrJn.b .
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674: J ---I nE J'LQRIDA DISP AmOa= r [OCTOBER 4, 1886.ilublisltr .

: ( s jqnrhneii J the poor or rich makes him universally public elsewhere. Their pianos and organs I The Mallory Steamship Line.

popular. It is questionable if there is are being sold all over the conn- : We call the attention of every
BATES OF ADVERTISING.On another real estate dealer in the State, We shall
ry. say more concerning :. reader of this paper to the first-class
application. more likql than Mr. Simpson. He is them next week. freight and passenger service of the

: tvbgcrlptlon$2.00 per annum,in advance.In continually branching out in new ASSOCIATED FANCIERS. above pioneer line of the State. During -
clubs of six or more,81.50 each. ideas all and
new plans, profitable reliable the past summer the steamships of
i y-- To Subscribers.See and his unique way of adver- This well known Philadelphia house this line have been refitted and repaired -
printed slip on your paper(or wrapper) tising-such as "Broward" for in- I issue a very handy and fine treatise i in fact
Note date of the expiration of your subscription gone through an entire
fancier's in book form. Our I
and if in arrears please remit. stance-has placed him at the head on art, overhauling. The Florida Railway
'of fame through all quarters of the readers should read their card and
Special to New Subscribers. and Navigation Company having completed -
New subscribers to the DISPATCH,will re- State. The DISPATCH can. to a cer- their new "Belt Line" from
ceive on application a colored map of Florida tainty,recommend Mr. W. E. Simpsonon GROVE AND NURSERY. Jacksonville to Fernandina in
1 free. Scale eighteen miles to th Inch. com-
any and all occasions.On Under this head, P. 0. Box 64, Fort munication with this line, also the fact

We club SPECIAL THE DISPATCH=CLUB RA with 7E.any paper. occasion of the last trip of our Meade\ has an offer to make that will I of their having very soon new terminal

or periodical published in the United States solicitor to South Florida he had the pay investigation. facilities at Fernandina, new wharf,
or Great Britain. Prices on application. pleasure of meeting Mr. Johnson, the.
warehouses, etc., they are now
Remittances should be sent by Check, ,
Note or Registered Let- founder of the pared to give to the public the best
MoneydOrdeerr}Postal of this city, has an advertisementabout i
SOUTH FLORIDA FOUNDRY AND MACHINE I service to and from the State. The
C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, his Manilla\ carp-ts and type
heretofore trouble of transfer
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. COMPANY, writers. It occupies double column through
at Orlandoand also of taking a quick Jacksonville is avoided
now as pas-
LOUIS W. BUCKLEY, space, but his electrotypes and cuts are
General Advertising Solicitor. inspection trip of the shop, etc., of this not at hand for use until next week.A sengers and freight leave and arrive at
company. Three handsome corrugatediron the; Florida Railway and NavigationUompacy's
20--Count Them20It buildings enclosing casting fur- GOOD HOUSE.G. min depot and freight

is gratifying to chronicle continued nace, lathes, all styles of machinery, 8. Palmer, of No. ]166 Read house: foot of Hogan street, oppositethe

success. It denotes appreciation moulds,etc., and all alive with bustle street, New York, has made up his Astor block in Jacksonville.We .

< by the public at large and rewards and work, convinced him that the mind to.capture the bulk of the fruit particularly call the attentionof

from the believers in the DIS- future of the company was a brightone. shipments from this State, the present Orange and Vegetable shippers to

PATCIL This'week the rush of adver- Farmers, builders, contractors, season, and he goes about it in the this; route to the North and East. New

tising from all quarters of the globe etc., should readtheir! advertisement in right way by placing a double column York, Philadelphia, Boston and Prov-

compel the publisher to add four more another column.w. "ad" in the DISPATCH. Mention\ of idence for their shipments of oranges

pages to the already, large paper. The R. BROWN & co. this old commission house was defer- and vegetables. From any point on

advertisements received in the past of Bartow, real estate dealers', refer to red until the present issue. It has un- F. R. & N. and T. O. & A. Railroads

week number over twenty and thereare our Governor, and other leading citi- excelled facilities for handling Flor- there is but one transfer to New York

over fifty new subscribers placedon zens,and it is one of Polk county's lead. ida business nnd is old' 'ee: tabIish ed, and but two transfers to other points

our books. Throughout the country ing land dealers. with a good record for fair dealing in named. From any point on the Jack-

f the people are taking advantageof KAVANAUGH & BRENAN, the past. Mr. Palmer has many sonville, Tampa and Key West Rail-

our offer to club the DISPATCH of Savannah, importers and whole- friends among growers and shippersin way there is but one transfer to New

with the great, live N. Y.: Weekly sale dealers in Foreign and Domestic the State. York and two to other points named.

World, and get their splendid World's fruits and they ask for consignmentsof Other advertisements from T., care All shipments from St. Johns river of

History of the United States. From Florida They make prompt DISPATCH; from the Grand View oranges and vegetables will be deliv-

the North comes many clubs taking returns. Read oranges.their card elsewhere. Hotel ; from Anthony and Young, real ered to F. R. & N. Co. at the foot of

advantage of our offer to give a box Two of the leading nurseries of the estate dealers,of Palmetto, Fla. ; from Hogan street, thence into cars for Fer-

of sweet oranges to getters-up of clubs. State are represented this week. Judge Graham real estate dealer, of nandina.

Then again our circulation is increased THE LAKELAND NURSERY COMPANY. Braidentown, and the Mallory Steam- This line's semi-weekly service will

daily by those who want to receive under the able management of Mr. E. ship Line, making over twenty in all, be resumed the middle of the present

k the DISPATCH and the Weekly Florida H. Tison, of Lakeland, Polk county, will be more fully noted next week. month. Attention is called to advertisement

t Herald, Col. John T. Graves' magnificent advertise lime and lemon trees, on another page for sail-
paper. Others come in and take orange Grand View Hotel. ing dates, etc., which is now every
and all kinds of fruit trees, plants, etc.,
the DISPATCH trial for three I after arrival of trains from
on or Thursday,
well worthy of attention. This popular hotel will this
six months and have reopen Jacksonville Cedar Orlando and
we are glad to week, under the able management of Key,
them to do so as we are convinced South Florida points.
extensive Proprietor Smith. It is useless to di
G. L. place at
they will continue for all time to come Due notice of resumption of semi-
Glen St. Mary sets forth a big line of late upon its excellent cuisine, hand-
with us. All this makes increased weakly service will be made, when
peach Kelsey Japan plum, olive trees, some rooms, comfortable beds, clean
circulation all over the country and steamships will sail every Wednesdayand
helps to convince our advertisers that etc., and we can heartily commend intending :, appearance or cordial treatment of Saturday from Fernandina.
of stock his guests, as the to learn of
buyers to proper way
than value 'The of this will
they are receiving more I agents company
such excellence is by testing them
i for money paid out in placing their care Under and prompt the attention.of the personally. When the Grand View take great pleasure in supplying stencils -

"ad" in the paper with the greatest name old-time will at rates, receipt-books, etc., free to
SAN PABLO AND DIEGO PEACH CO., opens every guest once
circulation of in the and will
State.It everyone needing same an-
any flock back like pigeons to the home-
Mr. W. B. Grant, superintendent,
pays to advertise judiciously, swer any questions by mail promptly.
words settlers roost and we predict an unparalleledseason
to to
none dispute this. The question then some say Offices are at Fernandina, on wharf, .
of for the house. It will look likea
and visitors. One the
arises what is judicious? When old spotsin and at Jacksonville corner Bay and
newly coined silver dollar and will
heads select the DISPATCH as the best Florida is Atlantic City by the Hogan, 88 West Bay, adjoining F. R.
Call Mr.\ Grant be as as the interior of a mar-
grand old ocean on cosy
medium and & N's
nothing easier proved new: depot.
riage bell. Patronize the Grand View
or write him for information. .
than to observe the class of advertisersin t *
when in town, Oh, readers of the
our columns, then it is wise to follow ) SLAYMAKER & SONS, Boston and Savannah.

their lead. This week we point to of Dover, Del., advertise strawberry DISPATCH. This old 1 reliable steamship line con-

some very fine advertisements and ad- plants.
A Fine Line. tinues to draw the Florida public
vertisers. 8. L. TIBBITTS,
traveling and shipping. The steam-
Among the best of our local young the seedsman has just issued his fall The vessels of the Ocean Steamship ships are first-class and the facilities for

business men, stands"w and winter catalogue, and it should be Company, sailing! between Savannahand handling freight are unexcelled. The
sent for by all interested. See his ad New York, will receive more than
\ E. SIMPSON, change of sailing schedule will be
vertisement elsewhere and write him, their share of the fruit shipments this
the energetic, enterprising and shrewd noted in their advertisement elsewhere.Strawberry .
this city. year from this State. The line meritsall -
real estate dealer and e4
young general"handy" LE CONTE NURSERIES, atteniton from shippers. Please Plants.
business manHe has
paid W. W. Thompson, proprietor, of study their advertisement elsewhere. .
strict attention to all real estate, build- Smithville, Ga., are as extensive as Parties wishing strawberry plants
ings, lots, prope>.r etc., entrusted to in the country, and Mr.\ Thompson << will find it to their advantage to cor
him for trade, sale, barter or rental, any specially calls attention to his Le- Personal.Mr. respond with Messrs.\ Kingsbury &

and as a consequence has the full con Conte John L. Howard, the clever Vose, of this city. (See advertise-

fidence of the community that he will pears. General Traveling Passenger Agentof ment). They send out only strictly

push their interests. His promptnessin MASON & HAMLIN CO. the Florida Steamship Line, returned first class plants packed in the best

all financial matters gives him reliability This old, reliable organ and -piano to the city yesterday from his possible] manner, and are prepared to

; and standing, and his style of company:' of Chicago, make one of their summer's stay North. He will at once [make very low prices to those buying

.,.. affording information, to all, .whether characteristic offerings. to the' -Florida, circulate among our shippen. "j.o J in;,. large" quantity.: "

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I J\ OpTOBEB 4, 1886.] ..THE FLORIDA DI P ATOH.-:- --

Cassava Seed. Improved Wilson's Albany FLORIDA \

]MeteoroIoicaI1laglsam\ : Persons wanting Cassava Seed writeto Strawberry Plants, for sale by GATION

Postmaster, Waveland, Fla. ,
Mandarin\ Fla. Shortest and \ '
-- -.-4 Quickest,
I.....* ..:*: ..:.* < 4 Between (
e! : ceClS__* Plant but the Nunan Straw-
none Florida Pensacola Mobile
\ JO CIS CI.I c:.> c:.> Q.) = ce riS Rocky Branch Nursery, Monticello, Fla. ,
G23 II :JU.laA't I 65 berry. Parties intending to purchase Le- Southwest.

033 f 5,000 plants for $10. Conte Pear will do well -
trees to place
OM"S. t PT1W3DHusalt I ......-.tJ:.x...IIOO....... a 10,000 plants for $15. orders with me before the season to i Central((9Cth Meridian)
co !p o A U For sale by BEN. PARTRIDGE, plant opens. I have a choice stock of than'V ash{

.. a W m 'd1IOOIaA I nawcv.a..,. *3 a >-.-. Monticello, Fla, one, two and three-year-old trees, and WESTERN-

Q) i < '0 For Sale. will not be undersold. Correspondence LOCAL AND

N ti a A Western cow warranted to give with nurserymen solicited. ("a"means a.m. time. "p" )
3 : :
c.C c. uonaaila COtf Read (down.
K tI1
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Z ZZooZoo I four gallons of milk, with a young I 13. W. PARTRIDGE, No 10 No2
3 JiI 00 calf. She is and to Proprietor. 1158 a 716 p an.Jackson
now dry
c. o: 10 40 a. 63ap".Baldwin;>
W "Jr.' .. m.00gs- be with calf. She is nine years old 0 << 816 a 507 P ...Lake
stftpaiptroq : FIne Orange Grove for Sale. 7(05 a 4:M p .....I i ve
.!Id p PUB saqouj: uj S88SS3S and has been in Florida four years. 5 58 a 32p" .....:\
CI) 4IIsaa : This is the east' bank of
OI II1fJtlJU.I f:4I grove on
o Address "T. care of DISPATCH, 4. :1J a .1 W P Iv .. Ion ; '
= the St. Johns river river front
Jacksonville Fla.Correct. ; large 3 iO a 115 p ar.. '
aJ 35 miles south of Jacksonville and 152 a1217 p Iv..... -
s. ,
,.. 1113c1
I .
J I ..oot..i o 12&'5 a 1130 a River
te o;o eSz u'UaI f 'C c:.> contains thirty-five acres of(originally) LOUISVILLE '

0 m ..nMnmNc. ... i.c;)F' Mr. Editor: rich Hammock land. Contains 2,000 U59pll2Ja! ar..Mver
J,.. OI.cI II4I/, hncocohlU 110 1IO'j 10 31 p 1010 au....:\
o : .c.... CI.I .Q..) C. H. G. is correct, and no doubt bearing orange trees, besides all other 7 2> p 8 00 a L'ke l> '
O. -U"It).....'" 0)10 II) fruits in Florida 3 00 p 515 a .....
in all he figs
will with
c ml.yft'.I 00 SO A 00 00 W 00 92.be many agree grown ; grapes, 115a"Mobite

_:: -00'0..- -a says in your issue of 23d inst. Those Peen-to peaches, Japan plumsfiftytrees 8 30 p Iv-New

c .ialemotsgIIsQ I <** !O 31 COH g... It who haven't the muck beds will find bananas, guavas, etc. Dwelling 7 20 a 7 50 p ar \

D) tI'Ual gg i w wmom what they need in buying Hicks'"Calcined house of four rooms, good water, fine 755p 2:.) p 12 7 iS 30 aU.a ........Na..
O e Humus at $16 ton garden, stable and a good pasture for 815a 82Up ...
. : per ,
o *. 7 lu a 7 W p iv ...jst. '
I stock. If sold within two months
J,.. : :. : : : : :. 111X delivered at their nearest can ...
M W a 4. Iv -.Ch:
: P p :
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0. :-f t be for half its value.
steamboat bought one
.. Sod doS depot or landing.
,. i i g ,Q N o. 1 and 2 dally. No. '9
C I I. H. Redding, General Agent, Lane M,..G. JOHNSON, Jacksonville, Fla. Sunday.

B 5 Na O. A>CIS'iddv IoW Park, Fla., for circular, telling what -.0. --- SOUTHERN
For Sale
; Cf bllbef4 Cheap.
A'o. p ':' -a 0c "Calcined Humus" is and what good Shortest, Quickest and
M A SBfcSPECIAL Thirty thousand young sweet orange and from all points In
c..rnll):;F O rF for.
..... and lemon seedlings. THROUGH--AND- .-----
ADVERTISEMENTS., The popular Hotel with tourists who DEPOINEY, Read No. 4.down.No. 8.

Box 18, Manatee, Fla. 10 10 a 4 tJlJ' P .
visit Savannah, Ga., is the Harnett 650a 245 p Ar...
A great many people are complaining House which shows a larger list of *-*-. 500 a 140p ....
bitterly about the times, :reasons,
etc., but there is one class of people in that pleasant city.-Chicago Na- 4 45 a 13.Jp Ar..Hal )

who are rejoicing, and that is those tional Hotel Reporter. Liberal Clubbing Offer. 3 35 a 1240 p Ar...
3 00 1210 Ar......Starke
The Weekly New York World, the Flor- a p
wide-awake men who entered into ar- >-.-. 2 30 a 1135' p Lv......'
For Sale. ida Dispatch, and an elegant copy of theWorld's
rangements to work for the well known lUOUp 11 25 a Ar......\
Mobile\ Noonan Strawberry History of the United statesallfor
or Improved 815p 1031 a A ..
publishing house of B. F. Johnson & Plants for sale. Price $3.00 82.50. This caps any offer made by 530 p 9 4J'! a Ar......
Co., of Richmond. Many\ who have any newspaper in the country. 450p 910aAr
1,000. Larger quantities on 200 P 715' a Ar..Cedar '
per ap
made mistakes speedily Address C. W. DACOSTA,
grievous can Delivered at the wharf 225p 1125 a Ar......\ :
mend their fortunes by applying to plication. or Jacksonville, Fla, 137 a 1049a ,\ ..
railroad station. I have raised straw- THE WORLD, .......... 9 33 a
them for information. 1125p' 9 20 p Ar..._Ocala
Park Row, New York City.
berries for the six and tried ,
past years, 945p' 8 16"a A ...' -
Colored Camp-meeting; more than twenty varieties, and find I 852 P 7 47 a ....
JO NBULfSSmith's 8 Qi 2J I ...
OR p-! a v. : f;
Commencing October 6th, and lasting this the best. D. B. MILLS\ TAVARES: ORLANDO &

until October 16th there will Welaka, Fla. 716 P 710aAr.... .
> 625p 6li'aAr..._
be a monster camp-meeting of the Calcined Humus. Tonic Syrup 615 p 6 W a ..... ,

colored Methodist church at Wild- FLORIDA RAILWAY The following statement by Hon.J. 5 50 p ....._... Ar...\VUd
wood, in Sumter count This is on T. Wofford, is important and to the FOR THE CURE OF 5:'0 a.......... 4
4 00 .......... Ar. .
the line. of the F. R. & N. p
popular point. Mr. Wofford is one of the 11 45 p .......... '
Go's road, and is one of the most beau- garden kings of the State : FEVER and AGUE Bleeping Cars on No. !9

tiful sites for such a gathering in Rates bttween
FORT MASON\ FLA. June 2686.I .
Or CHILLS and FEVER only $1 for berths.
Florida. have watched with great interest Trains No.7 and dally.

Very complete arrangements for the the process of the manufacture of Cal- AND ALL MALARIAL' DISEASES.The except Sunday.

shelter, accommodation and refresh- cined Humus at Dr. Hick's works. I proprietor of this celebrated medicine Fernandina and '

ment 'of clergy and laity are to be believe he has solved the problem of justly claims for it a superiority over all rem No 30.

provided. The grounds will be bril- fertilizing for our State. I have the edies ever offered to the public for the SAFE, Lv.Jacksonvllle.-" Duval......llUOa 25 sv )

lantly lighted, and water of excellent CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cure Ar.Femandlna. 1120a I(
fullest faith in C. H., for these reasons : of Ague and Feveror Chills and Fever,whether Ocean Ht'ach..1120 a

quality and in abundance is conve- 1st. The material of which it is of short or long standing. He refers to the No 29.

nient. (Humus is of the entire Western and Southern country to bear Lv.Ocean Beach..... 6 4.5 a
composed ), purest
him testimony to the truth of the assertion 44 Fernaudlna ...... 7UOa
other ministers ....._........
Among to partic- and best. that in no case whatever will it fail to cure if Ar.I>uval. 7 47 a ;
ipate will be Dr. W. W. Hicks, 2nd. In the process of manufacture the directions strictly followed and carried Jacksonville.No.29,30,31 and.. 32 K 10 a

(Guiteau's spiritual adviser), Dr. W. the vegetable matter is not destroyed, out. In a great many cases a single dose has No.3-,40, 41 and 12
been sufficient for and whole families CuN'N
I a cure,
P. Ross Rev. S. C. Denham and but sweetened and purified-only a
have been cured by a single bottle,with a perfect Callahan with
others. The F. R. & N. Co. offer a portion is reduced to its elements.3rd. restoration of the general health. It is, Western Railroad.. for
lanta Ch">rle ton, Wa' :
rate of $3.95 from this city, with Abundant potash is obtained however,prudent,and in every case more cer- Cincinnati.st. Louta,
tain to cur,,'if its use is continued smaller West and Northwest.
special excursion rates on extra big from the calcined part and from the i
doses for a/eek or two after the disease has At Silver Spring,
days. 2t. great quantity of Saw: -Grass roots been ehe'okedmore especially in difficult and StpamPff
At Orlando with
-. long-standing cases. Usually this medicine
which ale reduced to ash and mixed for Sanford, Uckelana;
Fertilize with the Muck.\ will not require any aid to keep the bowels in At Cedar Key with "''t
i already prepared good order. Should the patient, however,require -! Sunday and :
With Cotton Seed at $12
Upland per I am now using it with the utmost acathartiemedicine,after taken Tampa.

ton. For prices on carload lots, address confidence. J. T. WOFFORD.The three or four doses of the Tonic,a singe dose '

will be sufficient. Use no other.DR. .
Monticello\ Fla. Thursday at 5uo m.,('
Arcadia Nursery Moiiticollo. A ___ p.
Florida. elegant Steamships of
I JOHN :SULL9SSMITH'S ing: semi-weekly for New
: W. r. Sumner, I For one, two or three year old Le TONIC SYRUP SEA ISLAND AND CUX <
Wholesale dealer in New York State Coute Pear trees. Also a full list of The 9.2 Steamer -:
BULL'S SARSAPARILLA and Saturday connects
BUTTER AND CHEESE, pure Maple\ other Pears and Apples grafted on Le BULL'S WORM DESTROYER, Nicholas (Sea Island )

Syrup, Lard and Produce, To Conte roots. Address Arcadia Nur with Brunswick.steamer Darlen and rail and to
doors The Popular Remedies of the Da:
Block, Newrian street, three seryJ. H Girardeau Proprietor, Mon- O B. Paw.A.

ft&n Bay, Jftcka&iVille, Fla. ticello... Fla .> ......... t.1tA ft.( .UUW1lLL'I,n. D. E MAXWfLTj Uta. ( ..


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;;:i\1_ The Best Ul all Fertilizers, ::

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t :, .. For Orange Trees, Strawberries and all Vegetables, ,

especially adapted toSandy

Pine Land Soils.

What is Calcined Humus ?


It is decomposed Vegetable matter taken] from its place of deposit and subjected to ]heat under certain con-

ditions until all deleterious acids are expelled and the Humus is sweetened andmade ilumcliately.vail

ble as nature's food for plant life.


w Manufactured: Solely by W. "W. IZIOIE: : :S, Fort Mason:: Florida.

$$16 Per Ton, Delivered i at your nearest R. R. Statioll1,

EST .= :MONIA::: L S :

FORT MASON, FLA., June 26, 1886. \ musk melon vines, orange trees and persimmons and must say the effect has been
I have watched with great interest the process of the manufacture of Calcined j most marvelous. Have purchased a third lot from you and expect to use 1$ tons
Humus at Dr. Hicks' works. I believe he has solved the problem of Fertilizing I more on my strawberries. Yours truly, E. KNEPLEY.
i for our State. I have the fullest faith in C. H., for these reasons: "SENECA, FLA.,May 28, 1886.
1st. The material which it is composed (Humus), is of the purest and best. J I fertilized my grove since the frost with Dr. Hicks' Calcined Humus, and I em-
2nd. In the process of manufacture the vegetable matter is not destroyed, but : phatically declare it in my opinion the best fertilizer out for orange trees. I am
sweetened and purified-only a portion is reduced to it?,elements. not only satisfied, but delighted. Calcined Humus is a perfect success and the
3rd. Abundant potash is obtained from the calcined part and from the great': Orange Growers' Boon; not on account of its cheapness alone, but also because it
quantity of Saw-Grass roots which are reduced to ash and mixed with the already is permanent in the soil. J. II. BRAMHALL.
prepared Muck. |:
r I am now using it with the utmost confidence. J. T. WOFFORD. i SENECA, Fla., May 28, 18 6.
REV. DR. HICKS, Dear Sir -I have used Humus
' : : your on my orangegrove
SENECA, Orange Co., FLA., May 28, 1886. i i
during the last year, and find it the best fertilizer I have ever tried. My
1 used Calcined Humus for Strawberries this season on part of my patch. The I trees are of much better color and are putting on a better growth than they ever did
effect is in every respect satisfactory and beyond that produced by other Fertilizers. |G,before. Success to your discovery. C. W. WORTHINGTON.
The plants not only fruited as never before but the vines stand the hot weather and I
are as green and vigorous as ever. I grow them on Pine land, high and dry. i July 17,1886.I
W. H. MILLER. !I am well pleased with Calcined Humus, and when an opportunityoflers, I shallbe
I glad to speak well of it. Yours respectfully. H. WHEATLY.
1 II I
SENECA, Orange Co., FLA., May 28, 1886.
LISBON, ORANGE Co., Fla., Sept. 4, 1886.
I consider Calcined Humus the best Fertilizer for Strawberries. I tried
very to W.: W. HICKS, Fort Mason; Dear Sir:-I have used your Calcined Humus on
raise them soil richly mixed with muck but failed. I obtained
on raw utterly I
trees in of to the tree with
quantity one peck most
I my youngorange satisfactory
Calcined Humus and used double handful the
some as a top-dressing a to plant-
trees have put on fine color and vigorous growth. I used it by the
the effect remarkable. have borne for three months and
was They vigorously are side of good, well decomposed stable manure, and find the results Calcined Humus
bearing well at this time. Another thing, I find that the berries are kept free :
better than from the stable manure. If Calcined Humus does well
from sand when the with the Humus it clean and ; as on vegetables -
plants are top-dressed being
trees, I think have the best for and
i as on thing yourself the truck
you ;
nice to handle, My neighbor, Mr. Miller raised as fine strawberries as I ever saw, i i {growers
in the world. I ,
with Calcined Humus, so I know that mine was not due tof chance.' i| am very truly T. LAI E.

J.H. BRAMHALL.LANE EUSTIS, Fla., Sept. 6, 1886.
C. H. REDDING, Lane Park, Fla ; Dear Sir:-I used Calcined Humus this
PARK, FLA., August 16, 1886. :: year applying it in January and June,using one ton on 160 trees that have been
C. H. BEDDING. Gen. Agent, Dear Sir-It affords me great pleasure to speak in budded three years. The results have astonished me. My grove is in a flourishing -
behalf of the Calcined.Humus as a.Fertilizer. I have tried it on cabbage plants, I I i condition. Yours truly, GUY HUTCHINGS, M.D.
Applications 0 for Agencies, Circulars Etc., should be addressed I j, Send all orders to

to. C, H. REDDING Gen. Agent <-;< W. W. HICKS, ,


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t:'. OCTOBER 4,1886.] -'--THE FLORIDA D: sP ATCH.;- 677

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U : MAYWOOD.Groves W. E. SIMPSON Crab Orchard

made and warranted on the most
favorable terms, In one of the most healthy LWATER.a tt -t
sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to dam:
rent at moderate prices. Send for particulars ..
0 0"
and 20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land. REAL ESTATE THE KIDNEYS. :Ui a g

this For paper.reCerence'we Direct to refer you to the editor of 4 THE STOMACH. 4 :rg. 3::
W. H. REED 7_e.r: : 3-
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Pittman, A POSITIVE CURE FOR 3 o a am
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". PIANOS&ORGANS 3s!lfEPSIA 0 N, 3stt :"oQo!! ;:

+ Ot ail makes direct toe_- a n n 3
liners from headquarter, at Broward Lots Burnside Beach Lots DoSE:-One to two teaspoonfuls. e-.. ."" a.
9 wholesale prices. All goods Genuine CRAB ORCHARD SALTS in sealo d oed
v guaranteed. No money asked packages at 10 and 25cts. No gena ;;.r
I instruments are received! nine Salts sold in bulk. ) p "
and fully tested. Write us LOTS IN Crab Orchard Water Co.. Proprs.S. M "
before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents may .N. TONES Manager Louisville Ky.
save yon from 850.00 to 8100.00. Address
JESSE FRENCH Nashville TonrhUtalo Simpson's Addition to Springfield

JXttributlng Dcp'tfor the South. j FOlt ALL. 830 a week

On Small payments down and balance on long time. Lots In Welsh ton. Money to Loan. WORK and expenses paid. Valua-
HISIMI11E1J Investments made and guaranteed.INTELLIGENCL ble outfit and particulars
free. P. O. VICKEKY, Augusts, Maine.
Real Estate Agency. NOTICE.Be .

It known to the public that we,the undersigned -
OFFICE.Help ,do form ourselves into a corpora-
Healthy Lands! Low Prices! tion under the name of the Jacksonville Sn-
supplied and positions secured. burban Real Estate and Railroad Company"
Kissimmee offers the best chances for set- for the purpose of buying, Improving and
tlers In Florida. It Is the coming district,as i selling real estate contiguous to and adJoinIng -
all who know the H ate testify. There Is Big the city of Jacksonville; and for buildingand
Money for Investors In Town Lots. operating such turnpike or street rail

The Stereopticon Advertising Company's Space to Let. ways as may be necessary to develop any
ugh Pine and Hammock LandsAt such real estate: agreeing to take the several

For Information to any of the above, address shares of stock therein, which we set opposite
reasonable prices. our names.
of the stock authorizedshall
The amount capital
Also good land for Truck Farming. A few W. E. SIMPSON, be Twenty-five Thousand Dollars.
smail Bearing Groves on tracts of from The business of the corporation shall be
P. O. Box 25. Over Bank of acksonvllle.
Twenty to Eighty acres at low
very conducted by five Directors, one of whom
These Groves are easily enlarged.,and afford' eJiaP: t3 elected President. The Directors
a good start Correspondence solicited. I 'C'V; ': be elected when the corporation Is or-
FRESH GARDEN AND FIELD SEEDS fj.i2i' and on the first Tuesday,after the
BOe/WLLL/ & ,,
: liOSE. f3.\.Monday In January annually.
Kissimmee,Orange Co., Fla. The highest amount of indebtedness to
which the corporation can subject Itself shall
LeConteNursery. THE LEADING SEED HOUSE IN FLORIDA.Full be twenty-five thousand dollars.
line of '.arden and Field Seeds 1886 growth. Seed Rye, Oats, Barley,Johnson Grass, A. W. BARES ,
,h+ The Alfalfa, Kentucky (Blue Grass,Onion Sets. Proprietor Riverside Nurseries. Also a full line "W.N. BAKER,
tld'a' ; largestIgrower Green House Plants always on hand. Neunan fe: Wilson's Albany Strawberry plants for J. C. COOPER,,
sale. Catalogue sent free on application. S. T1BDITTS, C.S. BEERBOWER.

N + 'I|of these Seedsman and Florist. Jacksonville, Fin.Sept.21,1886.
Cuttings from 10 Years JEsta/blislied. 100 Album Verses

free.buy Uu other W. W.aHU THOMPSON avoid Blight,Bmlthvllle.Catalogues Ga. c;. IS :J? .A. :L. : I.[ FI.. GIVEN AWAY 14 Marriage funny Love scenes ands 1

Fortune Teller, 24tKurius" Love-letters-12
PLANTS 'now Cc)mmiss: : iOn. 1\I.ercb.an.: t; Interesting Games.2 Beau Catchers, 1 Magic
Age Tablet,the Language of Flowers and over
STRAWBERRY ready. Crescent 166 Reade Street, I.| FOR:THK SALE | NEW YORK. 200 samples of New Goods that will fill your
81.00 per 1000. Cumberland, Wilson ,Fruits and Produce, Also Hides, Fur., Honey, Etc. Florida: Oranges a pockets With Gold. ALL SENT FKEE for
811.16; May King, 82.00. Other varie peclalt) only 13<". to help pay postage, etc. UNION
ties. '
Raspberry and Blackberry p'ants. SUPPLY AGENCY, Box 322, Phllad'a. Pat
SL.AYJHAKER & SON Dover Del. References-Banking houses and principal shippers throughout the State. Send for Sten-
cils and Market quotations. Trl-weekly quotations by telegraph to Times-Union during Ofi TMsis the Biggest Offer ever made by
shipping season. a Reliable Firm and all our readers should
FOR SALE. take advantage of It AT ONCE.--Ed.

GROVE thousand AND Orange NURSERY.Sixty Seedlings trans. CALCINED HUMUS FOR SALE.

planted In nursery, two and three year old' 100O Pecan Trees, from 1 to 2 feet high,
some budded. Also forty acres choice land from choice Texas Nuts. A fine lot thrifty
with Grove of 1000 trees, three to six years THIS UNEQUALLED trees. Price from
old.all In good condition. Will be sold cheap
10 15 Each.
to Cents
and will make a living and a fortune to some FERTILIZER FOR ORANGE TREES
-, one. For particulars and terms address Also Three Trios Pekln and Two Trios Rouen
GROVE AND NURSERY Ducks,$6 per trio.
P. O. Box 61, Fort Meade, Fla.. Is delivered at your nearest Station, GKO.C. RIXFORD t
Rlxford, Fla.
AZTEO.CORN Besttortleldandtable. At $liS :Jer Pcxi. P. S.-Would exchange a trio of PeKin
.Two to four Ducks for Plymouth Rock fowls.

Immense ears, of mammoth grains, to the
stalk. 'Double its yield. W cents per pound, tjKBSMWSMSMVBSNSllBBlMSM
mailed. Multiplying Onions,:SO cents. Stand- Address !
ard, hardy Nor hern Potatoes. Now is the W. W. HICKS, ASTHMA
; time to order. Only&J25 per barrel; $11 for 5 TEI1L ton-
barrels,If cash wlthlorder( AT ONCE. Onions, Fort Mason, Fla. the mostekeptiealGERMAN !

,, Potato' or Multiplying,>$3.50)per barrel. ASTHMA CUREAM&

McDonough,Chenango THIIRPE, N., Y.57I,32O :LK. :i: :... C> C> i I(erects cure a where insures all other comfortable remedies Bleep fail;I
I No waiting for results. Its actia-i Isl
--- Immediate, direct and certain and al
I permanently cured me. Befer tome at any time." I
100 1 Eon.B.Lott St.P vl.MM*.
ORLANDO, FLA., "!am entirely restored to health by German Asthma
I Core." not.fittoa Hamilton OUo.t
Will make your Store Fronts and Architectural Castings. Build or Repair your Machineryand "German Asthma Cure Is all you claim for It. It never
sell you Machinery and Mill Supplies. Guaranteeing you as satisfactory work and 1 fklls." Prof.8. Yon Figerli*,GrttnvUlt.S.C.\\
South Florida Lands prices as you can get In more Northen cities. Mention this paper when writing for esti- "My physician recommends d German Asthma Cure. It|
mates. J or'*' d me" Mrt.JI.L. Tttridt.Londonatrry.ITa .01,..
*-- di of similar Letter _file ikI say
ab.., It.iGen. .
.. .n Asthma Cure in old by all dm
.,_0 situated In the counties of Orange, Brevard. GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES. (chats a. 5Oc.and S1,or Bent by mail on revel'
Volusla, Bumter, Polk. Hernando, Hlllsbor Jof price.1LSCII FFMAN. to any address for
ough and:Manatee, and A full line of Choice Nursery Stock,comprising Oranges, Fig*, Apricots, Pecans, Grapes, stamp St.l.Plt.I-.r.lIl...
Pears, Plums,etc. Also

c -, 849 TOWN LOTS 30,000 Peach Trees. 5.OOO Kelseys Japan Plums. 1,50O Olive

',- Trees (Picholine). FOR SALE.

New Catalogue now ready,free on application. 10OOO SOUR! CHANGE TREES, FOR
?, In Ihe, towns of Kissimmee, Winter Haven, G. L. TABER, BUDDING
1, Eagle Lake,, Gordonville, Bartow, Auburn- Glen St. Mary, Fla. ,
dale,.Lu.keltind.Setfner, Mango and Orient. From%to\&Inches In diameter; price from
:--. Also Lot s In the towns oi Pemberton, Owens- ,
boro, Rlchiand, Kathleen and Haskell, on $5; to $15; per 100,

"-; .-< line of the Pemberton Ferry Branch. A map The Lakeland Nursery Company.ORANGE according to size and quantity taken.
and descriptive notes of South Florida,showing Address
.'. : location of these lands,will be furnished FIU.NK EKBLAND, Manager
on application to the Land Department of LEMON AND LIME TREES, Waldo,Fla.
: the South Florida Railroad Company. Peen-To and Honey Peaches, Keifler and LeHonte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan
Persimmons Loquats, Figs, Grapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba- Type for Sale.
S. O. CHASE, nanas. 800 pounds Long Primer,the type the Dis-
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty.Price patch Is printing from, is offered for sale
Acting Gen'l! Land Agt.S. F. R. R. Co., List. free on application. E. H. TISON, Manager cheap. Address
h ,' Sanford, Fla. Lakeland,Polk Co.Fla. U.W.DACORTA.
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FERNANDINA FLA.,for NEW YORK,alter arrival trains York
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CARONDELET ,............. .. ... ... ... .....Thursday, Oct. 7 ,, Rtreet. at 9.25 a m and 5 p m, on sailing days, connecting with
CITY OF SAN: ANTONIO .. .....,. ..... ..,..Thursday,Oct. 14 Steamships at Fernandina."
CARONDELET ............... ..............Thursday, Oct.21 R 4 -}4'or Tickets and State-rooms and further information,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO........ ... ......... Thursday, Oct.- apply to
R. W. 80UTHWICK, Agent, Fernandina, Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER, Pass. Agent,88 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla.u .

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1 STEEL WIRE FENCE Selected from the best orchards In the great fig regions of the Old World comprising the
very cream of table and drying figs. Tr.e most profitable fruit In the world. Easily grown
; .:. and prepared for market. No disease. No Insects. The coming boom for Florida. Now Is
.t.. :'. ..t. ...t _':''r -L ...i" .... the time to start in a business that is bound to pay and fortunes can be made at it. We are
RAILWAY 1" l"2 headquarters; our trees are unsurpassed, warrant true to name, propagated from bearing
WAY CROSS SHORT LINE ::,...;::r->-< : : ,... 1 ] 1 II = trees,and prices are below competition. Send at once for Instructions for growing and theSnyrna'method
....- -- ] of curing and packing, with description and price of the following varieties:
>-<- M- "" I ] 11 MO White Trogan,White Adriatic, San Giovanni,San Peitro, Red Lardare. Pitradiso. English Wal-
All Trains of this Road are Run by Ce.iiut ((99th)' ).; )- II ]I.o mil,all best sorts. Gilberts, Chestnuts etc., fine trees at low rates LICHEES, most delicious
Meridian Time, which Is 33 Minutac :>1..v,r. :::::t ::>- 't 1 I} <: :t of fruits from India, should be grown by all. Immense! variety of tropical fruits, East Indian
than Jacksonville Time. I ] ] I>>'-\.... JI.l"i"'I : fruits, grafted Mangoes, Indian; Bananas, Bread Fruits, Mangosteen, Durian, Lichees,etc.
} >-- "" IT lIlY )4)-C + Special rates to the trade. Local agents wanted. .
TIME CARD IN EFFECT MAY 2, 1886. >:-' r. I'I r ,: ._ MARTIN BENSON,
Jlj II..A",_ '" VVY == ::E=
Passenger Trains will leave tunl, arrive dally, Swanwick, Perry Co., Illinois.PAINT .
as follow: I*the best general purpose wire fence In use. It
IB t ocronc net-work without barbs. Don't
NEW ORLEANS KXPBE3 Injure stock. It will turn does, pigs, sheep and .G.l1i.1VDFt.: : ]- V V :E3.A.JSTL.EJ: : : .8.
Leave Jacksonville dally at.......... .. /:35 a m poultry, as well as horses and cattle. The best ,
4 Arrive at Jacksonville dally at......... 7:3 am fence for Farms,Gardens Stock Ranges and Rail
Leave Callahan daily at......-........... 8:18 a m School-lots roads. Very and neat Cemeteries.,pretty styles Covered for Lawns with Parks rust-, AND OIL STORE
Arrive at Way cross dally at........ .10:15 a rn proof paint or made of galvanized wire as pre-
Arrive Brunswick via B.&; .\'.It.R... 1:50 P m ferred.: It will last r life-time. It is better than ,
Arrive at Thomasville daily at......... 1:37: p m bjards or barbed wire In every respect. The DEALER tN
Arrive at Bainbridge dally at............ 3:35 p m Sedgwick Gates made of wrongbt-iron pipe and Railroad, Steamboat and Mill Supplies, Pure White Lead, Zinc and Colors, Glass, Putty,
Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at...... 4:04: p m steel:: wire,defy all competition In lightness, neatness Varnishes, Brushes, Plain and Decorative Wall Paper, Doors, Sashes, Blinds, etc.
Arrive at Pensacola via L. &; N.R.1L. U:1U' p m I ,strength- and durability. We make the best, Mixed Paints, all Shades and Colors-write for estimate. Locks, Sash-
Arrive at Mobile via L.&;N.R.R....... 2'30 a m I cheapest or" self-opeui and >aslest gate working, and alli-iroa the neatest automatic cheap Weights, Cord, Hinges, Screws, etc. Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement.

Arrive at New Orleans vlaL.&N.R.R ;:2inm Sron fences!>> now made. The best Wire Cor. Whitaker, President and York Streets, SAVANNAH, GAl:
Pullman Buffet Cars to and ft$>m Jacksonville Stretchers,Cutting Pliers and Post Angers.
and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and For prices and: particulars ask Hardware Dealers, '-
Mobile. c* address,mentioning paper

Leave Jacksonville dally at............._ 2:00 p m
Arrive at Jacksonville daily aU.:......12.-00 m
Leave Callahan dally at._................... 2:45 p m Tested
Leave Chattahoocbee at....................11:30 am seedS HECKER'S SELF-RAISING BUCKWHEAT.
Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:40 p m
Arrive at Waycross dally at............. 4:40 p m \ :IE*OUT A.
_ Arrive at Jesup dally at..............._.... 6:15: p ru Always Ready! Always Reliable and Perfectly Healthful.
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G... fe:35 p m
Arrive at Savannah dally at....._.._ 7:58 p m To Market Gardeners and Truck
Arrive at Charleston dally at............ 1:25 ami Dyspeptics and persons who cannot eat Buckwheat Cakes made by the old process with
Arrive at Washington,D.C.,daily at 11:00 p m Farmers of Florida.Send yeast can use the Self-Raising Buckwheat without detriment.

ArT1 ve Baltimore.................................12:35 a m DIRECTIONS: To 3 pounds of
Arrive Philadelphia.......................__ 3:45 a m for our Catalogue and Price List of Gar-
Arrive at New York dally at._...._.. 6:50 a m den, Field and Flower Seeds.H. Heclter's: SeI -Raising Buckwheat:
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -
and New York. C. Denton Esq., the well known planterand add five pints Cold water or milk, or part each, and bake immediately. Keep the better ina
EAST FLORIDA KXHBE84. Revenue Collector of Alachua Co., sendsus cool place if not wanted for immediate use. This wilt produce seventy light and delicious

Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 4:30 p in the following unsolicited endorsement of cakes, preferred by many to those made with yeast.
Arrive Jacksonville daily at...........11:30 a m ourStocks/ : "Your Early Dwarf Flat Dutch Sold by All Grocers.
Leave Callahan daily at....................... 5:14: p m Cabbage has given perfect satisfaction, and
Arrive at Callahan..............................10:46 a m you are well able to control the seed marketin GEO. V. HECKER & CO.,
Leave Way cross................................... 7:30 p m this section." 176 Bay Street,Savannah, Ga,
Arrive at Waycross dally at............... 8:25 a m Above catalogue, togther; with our com- ,
leave Gainesville daily at.................. 3:50 p m plete list of Farm and Garden Implements,
Leave at Lake City................. ........... 3:15 p m mailed free to all applicants. Address
Leave Live Oak dally at..................... 7:10 p m III HAITI SIUL.EY & CO., PIANOS I AND ORGANS.
Leave Thomasville daily at...............11:15: p m Rochester, N. Y.
Arrive at Albany dally at................ 1:30 a m
Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 8:00 a m O LONG LOANS. BIG BARGAINS.
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R......... 2:10 p m
41Ir To stand u long IB interest It kept up. I have purchased at a rare bargain the entire stock of Pianos and Organs of A. Peterson,
Arrive New Orleans \la L. & N. R.R. 7:30 p m 0 Personal aecD PIty only for Interest. of Gainesville and Palatka,and for next thirty days will make a grand clearing sale of these
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R,... 7:10 a m 4 Send 6 cent for particulars,Loan forms, Instruments and my present stock of Pianos and Organs. Rare bargains can be had as I go
Arrive Louisville via L. & N. It. R.... 2:2) a ra etc. Name Ibis paper. T.8. Gardner, North at an early date to make arrangements for an entirely new stocK: of Pianos and Or-
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. R. R... 6:35' a m Manager,Palace Building,Cincinnati,0
As I am not In the habit of advertising In the usual stereotyped "thirty day bar- .,
.... ......_............ gans.
Arrive St.Lo.11s. M .... .. 7:40 a m -- ----- gain"style, parties will understand that I mean business and will offer genuine bargain
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville while the sale lasts. A. U. CAMPBELL'S MUSIC HOUSE: Jacksonville.
.A. C.A. JR. ::1:) ,
and St. Louis, via Thomasville, Albany, .. .
and Nashville.
Montgomery To all who are suffering from the errors and

Leave Jacksonville.JACKSONVILLE...........EXPRESS................... 9:30 p m Indiscretions of youth, nervous weakness,early BARRS CLARK & TATE
Arrive Jacksonville............................. 8:05 a m decay, besot manhood &c., I will send a recipe ,
Leave Callahan...................................10:20 p m that will cure you,FREE OF CHARGE. This great
Arrive Waycross...............................12&5 a m WHOLESALE AND RETAILBookseijers.Stationers&
Arrive Albany via B. & W. R. R......... 5:30 a m remedy was discovered by a missionary in South
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 9:40 a m America. Send a self-addressed envelope to the
Arrive Atlanta via Central It. R....... 1:35 p m REV.JOSEPII T. INHAN, Station D, New York City.PRIEHTALFRUITS Paper Dealers
Arrive Jesup-............................:.......... 2:15am -- .
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Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. & G.... 6:00 a m -
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. &; G. R. R. 8:30 a m N<* 29 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G.R.R.12:05 m
Arrive Cincinnati via C. B. R. R.. .... 6:50
a m '
? aDd Pears their ;
Kleffer (
Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir (j. own LeConte roots; Bartlett and other on Pearson r. ...::.:Cs1. Y.+"'UJ'ilti. Y: a''t 1t' ILqrIn ',:' 1-;
cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and LeConte roots; Prnnus Simon and 'j
via Waycross, Jesup and Macon; between Japanese Plums; Peen To& Honey CONDITIONt I fed : _
Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through Peaches: Russian Apricots. A ,-'
Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and El large and general assortment of Fruit POWDER If Sim71
Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonville Trees. Catalogue with facts. Free. absolutely; pure and BJj1'i .
and Cincinnati,via Jesup. '= Address W. F. HE1KES, :Manager highly concentrated. w M 61 Ml tl X-rt'
Uutarllle 5Int'rlet. Huntsvllle,Ala. 1 ounce is worth a ll>. .
SAVANNAH EXPRESS. ot any other kind. It!.strictly a medicine to be rf VE'n with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay like
Leave Jacksonville.............................. 9:30 p m it. It cures chicken cholera and all dir uses of hen a. Is! north its weight in eold. Illustrated book by
Arrive Jacksonville-...... .................. 8.-05 a mLeave SAMPLE 81.00f'or13'\Yeela. ThepoLvcr mail free. Sold everywhere or sent mail for XX cents in stamps* 2 1-4 lb. air-tight tin cans. $li
Callahan ................................10:20 p m : GAZETTE will by mail $1.20. Six cans by express p id.for S5.0O. OB. L a JOHNSON it CO.. Boston, Mass.EsTABLIFr3 .
Arrive Callahan.................................. 7:05 a m be mailed securely wrapped to any address the II
Leave Gainesville at........................... 3:50 p m United receipt States of r v W Pi1'sforThrceMonthsL.a ED i.871S.
Arrive Gainesville ................?........... 9:35 a m on eral discount allowed to Postmasters Agents and
Leave Lake City.................................. 3:15: p m Clubs.The POLICK :
Arrive Lake City..........._........a m of New York is the AILED% GAZETTE .
Leave Live Oak at............................... 7:10 p m gitimate Illustrated Sporting and Sensational E. BEAN .
Arrive at Live Oak daily at............... 6:15 a m Journal publiaicd on the Amcr'ca i C?O ETT E? I
Arrive Thomasville............_............. 7:50 a m continent. Apply for terms to r rtCLEL s ,
Arrive Albany....................................11:50)a m Richard K. Fox Franklin Sauare. New York.
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R, R.... 7:23 p m .Commission Merchant and Forwarder
s Arrive Nashville via L. &; N. R R_... 7:10 a m ,
Arrive Louisville via L. &N. R. R.. 2:20 p m 600 ACRES. 13 GREENHOUSES
Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 p m Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.
Arrive BU Louis via L. &N. R. R...... 8:()) p m TREESANOPLANTS
Arrive Waycross................... ............12:35 a m Branch Packing-House, AV ay cross Railroad Depot, Arrive Brunswick via B.&; W. R.R... 7:40 a m We offer for the Fall trade
Arrive Jesup....._...._....._............_ 3:13 a m overr description FRUIT a large and and Ornamental fine stock of Or Lti.go s, I eJ'YI: : C> :n.S ,
Arrive 8avannah........._.................. 6:15 a m : 1'UEE1"hrubl: !, Hoses.'llIc2! .1IAI.I.. And other Fruits and
Arrive Charleston........._.................1255 p m Irlthips:; Hedge Plants, Fruit Tree perdiinitsandj'orestTree Vegetables,
Arrive Washington......?...................10:30am feeedllnir Priced Catalogue .
Arrive]New York......................?......... 5:30 p m Fall 1886,mailed free on application. Address PACKED, SHIPPED AND SOLD.

Pullman Tampa.Pullman Palace. Cars between Jacksonvilleand Established BLOQMINGTONPHENIXNURSERY 1852. BLOOMING( ( ; TON, ILL. Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

Buffet Cars between Jacksonville ---- --
and Washington. Cre en. :L.ern..on.s: ::

Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail 1887 RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.
and Steamship connections, and baggage
checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths Chromo Calendars for 1887 are Growers' S"U.pp1Les.Have :
and sections secured at(lhe Company's Office perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and : : .
in Astor's Building,82 Bay street,and at Pas- always handy to tell thE day of week, month a full stock Growers' Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
senger Station, and on board People's Line 01'year. Boxes,which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
Steamers H.Plant and Cbattahoochee and Too costly to give away, I will mall one to (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc., etc.,all of
De Bary-Baya. Line steamer City of Jackson- anybody sending me a nickel to help pay ad- the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest. '

ville. vertising, postage, etc. You need one and the and the Fruit Car
JA8. L. TAYLOR, should send soon before all are gone. Agent for the Sale of Stevens Sizer Dayton Tramway
General Passenger Agent. JAMES HASLEY
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fU G. FLEMING Superintendent. Seed Grower,Madison, Ark. Send for Oircular8 and Stencils. sep4-tf


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[OTS, SIZE 40 OO FEET, $4. Strawberry Plants.Nunan's NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC. REAL ESTATE. _

Lakeview on Kingsley Lake

< tract torn Charleston Seedling,or Noisettes 350( ,
ORANGE GROVE. In lots of 500 or over,1 ss than 500,per 100 .50 MANATEE, FLA. Bargains in RoRl Estato.
Send 2 cent stomp for Maps, etc.,to
rates for lots
Special of lu,000\ or over.
TROPICAL LAND CO.. In addition to a full line of general nursery
L'. O. Box 158, Jacltsouville, Fla. _..:..::ir' A few thousandSPOTTED =' stock adapted to the climate of Florida,we
are constantly receiving seeds and ptonts(
EFER TO Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew, PLANTSat from all over the tropical and sub-tropica4 ,
Jacksonville,and Rev. C. world of which Introduced fcr'bJtf:
f $2 per huudre t, many are
.McLean,St. Augustine. first time into the United States. V.
nov9-ly Orders accompanied with cash promptly We can' only mention a few of the ri/:
1 i filled with strong healthy plants,well packed.
plants and trees we catalogue for the fall u
W. M.LKDWITH. F.C. SOLLEE. Plants Now Ready. 1886: ">vj

Mangoes ( varieties), Sapodillas, Rose-
Address, many
LEDWITH' & SOLLEE, J. W. VOSE, Apples,Star-Apples,Suger-ApplesCherimoyas, Hernando County Lands.
Sours, Horse-Radish Trees, Spanish
DEALERS P. O. Box 116,Jacksonville, Fl Limes,*' Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries,
Or, WM. H. KINGSBURY, Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap-
REAL ESTATE Taylor's European House,Jackeonvllle.Fla. ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizzias I will sell for one-fourth cash a beautiful
I and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, tract of Eighty acres sloping pine land, near
Office No.7 Herkimer Block Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylirions, Plumerias, Palmsin Oriole, in Hernando County,for 81,000.) No
( variety), Caesalpinias and Poincianas, many waste on the tract. No more beautiful location
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Shell Pond Nurseries. kinds of Ipomeas, Crotons, Dracaenas, and rare for a magnificent Winter Home and
I greenhouse plants; Antigonons, Bamboos, East Orange Grove.Adjoining .
Headquarters for Halnes City Property. I Plen Tau (or Peen-to), Honey, Jackson Prolific Indian Pines and forest trees; Pandamus
Veitchil, Musa Ensete Cyphomandra betacea
(September),and My Favorite (October) ;
YEAR clear (the "Tomato tree" of Jamaica); the "Melon
$700to$2500 all expense,can be Peaches, Pears, Figs,Japan Persimmons,Japan .- Shrub" and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses the town site of Oriole and about
made working for UK. Agents preferred who. Plums, etc. and all sorts of shrubbery in variety.Red two hundred yards from the railroad and
can furnish their own horses and give their Send for Circular. Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, postoffice,I offer 40 acres of land,all high' and
whole time to the business. Spare moments JAS. P. DEP ASR. $2.00 per hundred,$15.0u per thousand. dry, for $1,000. Suitable: for laying out in
may be profitably employed also. A few va- Archer,Fla. New catalogue ready in October. town lots.
cancies towns and cities. jB. F.JOHNSON Address
A CO., 1013 Main,St., Richmond, Va. REASONER BROS.,
Box 10, Manatee,Fla.
Orange and Peach Trees
For sale or rent in Oriole-a two-story,four-
Il.IPROVEDWllson : room,' painted house, next to the chief store
Shrubs, Roses, Seeds, Etc., and postofllce, built this year. Oriole has
school,church bakery,restaurant,postothce I
Wholesale and Retail. tray PlantsFOR railroad accommodations, two stores, sawmill \
errv and other attractive features for a per-
manent home. About five houses
A FRIEND IN NEED. Catalogue free. twenty.
built there In past two years. Will sell for
Dr. Sveot's CnA A. McBRIDE, $100,or rent for$75 per annum.
Jacksonville, Fla.,
Successor to McBride& KIngsbury.

Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen The Oriole Florida Improvement Company
Sweeiior Connecticut, the natural Bone Set- Price $2.50 per ;iOOO, have Just built for sale or rent, a two-story
been used for more than 50 years, and PlantsAND house In the town of Oriole, five rooms
and Is the best known remedy for Rheumatism Strawberry Blackberry double piazza front, single piazza rear,hall
,YeuralglaI bpralns,Hrulses,Cuts,Burns, Delivered to the wharf.C. above and below. Will sell for $tro, or rent
Wou exte injuries. for$120)per annum. Splendid location.
HOLD BY ALL, DRUGGISTS: -TUT IT. Grape Tines by Mail, Postpaid,

at lowest possible prices and safe arrival F. WINTON,
guaranteed. Large orders by express or .
PRIVATE SCHOOL, freight at expense ofpurC'baser.e.For East Mandarin. ,-.c
list address
; price ,
Primary, Preparatory, and Academic Depart- W. C. STEELE, DEER ISLAND
ments. Switzerland,St- Johns Co., Fla.
Miss S. P. FLEMING, A. B., a graduate of I
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Cornell University, having had many years' : GARDENS AND NURSERIES
experience in some of the best schools the 250,000 PlantsBuist's Sumter Lands.
States of New York and Ohio,assisted by an Cabbage County
able corps of teachers, offers to the public superior -
advantages for tuorough education. OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA.
Boarding Department in charge of an accomplished -
lady. For further particulars inquire Improved Early and Late Drum- Eighty acres of high and dry pine land,
of Principal at 59 East Monroe Street. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical within-1 miles of Bushnell and St.Catherine
and Ornamental Trees, Stations on F.R.&N.Co's line,and same distance -
and Early and Late Flat Dutch. from Dragem and Pemberton Junctions -
CECIL H. PLUMMER Plants and Vines. on F. S. R. 1C. Good orange and farming -
land. Price SI1' per acre. :
No Loss in Transplanting.Catalogue .

VETERINARY! SURGEON and Price List Free, on application -

to the Manager. AddressA. In the town Webster, on F. S. R. R.,I
Pure "Wilson," "Neunans," "Charleston" offer for sale 2 acres,close by station; 175 or-
Student of;the Royal Veterinary College of E. CHAMPLLK, ange trees Just coming into bearing; house
"Federal Point" 21x23 feet, one and a half stories high; beau
London, nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. tiful place. Price$3,500.

Will answer all communications through letters

and telegrams. StrawberryPlants. Nnrsorios of Lake Woir e Oo
Lot of one acre Webster,100 yards from
station; house, 15x21 feet, two stories; a bar-
Office in OrlandoFla.,at 100,000 Orange and Lemon-Trees. gain 9250. Fronts the station.

Reed Fo8ter's: Stables.
Our trees are very thrifty, three and four
year old stock,%to IK Inch diameter,with
one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible Small store house in Webster; living rooms
t FRUITTREES{ to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for above; corner lots; right at station. Will sell
c ', Catalogues. AddressE. or rent.
0r Vines, Plants, etc. Prices Very Reasonable.Very B. FOSTER, Manager
t M Apple, ,PeachCherry,Plum, dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla. .
quince, Strawberry, llaapberry,
Blackberry, Currant, Jrapen,
r liooaeberrirm Send for O&t.a1oeue FAIRVIEW NURSERIES
J.8.COLLINS, floorestown, >.J. ,


K low figures will be given on large lots.
Fancy Poultry.W. Manager,

AUNOI.D 1'(1J:TZ, San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida. -
Greenland, Fla.
Successor to Albert. Fries, -
Oriole, Iloriinndo County.
Keeps:n varieties of lure-br-d Fowl, The beet varieties of the Orange and Lemon
Yard Shell Road, near Spring Oranges and Lemons and other Citrus FrulU.
Egg. for Hatching. 12 per dozen. Bend stamp for colored Map of Oriole and
P.O. Box 1. Jacksonville, rail Choice varietien of the Fig,of J'tIt'enIntro- information how to get a borne In Florida,
- --- -- duet toe. dose by Railroad In active operation. Hplen
Cbnfilcnnien's solicited.' Liberal advance did orange Umrt. Large number of new
ALBERT FRIES made. Would be pleated to eorrenpoaU with 1he Calms Guava,both the lied and Yellow grave acre.u4r tagon. urebjweni rapidly
partly tiliiHfg to shl'|> here, .. to tana all aver the Union. Attnuvn
KT. NICHOLAH, FL.V., Summer Jlorriou A (70.! I:1 =_ frfparetMute; but IHUe sub required.s .
AQEKTItlKROTTED 171 $ mlh W Ur M.,fMeajm.Ileler The Pittite. MM! r *r rf tfce*er IM best adapted ...s offered.
Gift,). .1 II.'U.IUI'M tt. the sell ..4 ...m....of BwrWa
to' Me4rop itiiwi NtUtowM. k. A.4e.
BONE MANURE get J. V. PftrweU'A i\>,. ( ........ ... ,.. : ...n........ tjp )lulbvrr. B. CLAIIKSON,
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per I"tt' ",,tat .J.. e .OFFER.: ....OhHh..._..aJa"lnt& Qftees W. \\'. Hay St u 1tA1n
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