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: December 27, 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 )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
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)
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the young plants from the hot middaysun apart each way The earlier in the : little deeper than they stood in *the '

Orane Croce. and also at night, when the tem- sea-on nursery trees are moved into nursery, but an inch, or'.'even half an 4

....... perature is likely to fall near the frost the orchard (after danger of serious inch, is enough. m'a
point. The seed should be planted frost is over) the better.

ORANGE CULTURE. thickly and broadcast, and covered Trees will generally begin to put PRUNING. ,
The heads of should be formedin
from one to two inches. The best sea- trees
Practical Methods From Seed To forth. their first growth from the middle
Grove. son for planting is in the spring after of February to the early part of the nursery at about three feet from

the ground has become well warmed March.\ When the shoots of the ground. The first season, after

[Synopsis of an Essay by James Bettner, of and all danger from fr< st is over- this growth have attained young a length of placing in the orchard it may be wellto

Riverside, Cal., read before the recent Fruit about mid-April in Southern Califor about one inch, is in my judgment. let the'sprouts that will form on the

: Growers' Convention at Sacramento.] nia. The ground should be kept con- the best time f)r transplanting. Light trunks remain as a protection from

To one desiring to grow his own or stantly moist, but n"t too wet. subsequent frosts will not be injurious the hot sun. The next spring these
ange trees from the start, the first stepto should be removed, and thereafter all
and later in the
be ,taken is to procure good seed- THE NURS F Rl. severe ones season are suckers and sprouts should be kept off.
: rare in most of the State at all
the next to prepare a suitable seed In a year the youn; plants will he parts This may readily he done by goingover
; Th.e seed, of the Tahiti orange ready for transplanting in nursery adapted to orange culture. The young the orchard ard rubbing them'off

.li:,. iIit rihi* been'used-iii'Southern rows ..Theao-rowsehoul_I be fa enough' &trees; 'ball should,of eanh be taken up bVwitfroTflr'tlalf-with as large .three ,iimes.a year. say in ,,May,,.July _.:;'.
California, and the plants from it make apart to admit of a cultivator working may : and September or October. Beyondthis
stock either for seedlings or to between them, say four feet ; the plants ger of the earth breaking off and carry- little pruning will be required for
with it the fibrous
bud ing roots. For this
upon. It is important in case the may be set fifteen or eighteen inches several years. What is done should
grower should design to plant his orchard apart in the rows. The nursery shouldbe reason better have your nursery in he confined to the removal of crossing
tenacious soil if
or any part of it, in seedlings, lightly manured yearly, and irri- with ball be be moving carefulto limbs and the shortening of branchesthat
a impractible
that he should take care to procure gated by running small streams on project or "lop over" excessively.In .
pure unhybridized seed. For the pur- each side of each row once a month, preserve as many of the fibrous the early years of bearing the lower
roots as possible in digging and if the
pose of propagating seedling trees the from the time the plants are trans- limbs will produce well, but later will
seed from our California orchards planted until the succeeding fall. The trees are to be moved any distance, lose their usefulness, and the height of

would be improper to be used ; limes first thre irrigations had better be "puddle" them at once on taking up, the trunk may gradually he raised by

and lemons are found in or near all made at intervals of a f fortnight. viz have ready a thick muddy paste removing them. The inner twigs! and
into which dip the roots and have
our orchards, and multitudes of bee In the spring following the trans- small limbs that will die as the tree
intermix the pollen of the different planting into the nursery, if every- damp straw or moss in your wagon- advances in age should be removed,
bed to pack closely about them.
flowers. Some worthless "hybrid" thing has progressed favorably, the and the interior of the tree kept suffi-

therefore might result from the use of young trees may be budded. The SETTING THE TREES. ciently open to admit light and air

native seed. earlier the buds can be set after the Have your holes ready dug of more freely. Very much lateral shortening

The seed of the orange must never sap flows freely and the bark of the than sufficient size. Previous to dig- in of the branches will be followed bya

be allowed to dry before planting. It young seedlings will "peel" readily, ging these, it will he best to run a corresponding logs of fruit.. If prac-

may be most readily and cheaply obtained the better. These conditions will be furrow down your rows the way they tised on young trees, the period of

by buying a quantity of decay quite certain to obtain early in April. will irrigate, and directly on the line bearing will be delayed (excessively
ing Tahiti or Mexicanfruit from some All nursery trees should be protected the trees will stand. u:: :;-=ly direction will have the

of the San Francisco commission in winter by building a sufficient same effect). If on older ones, the
Your trees being set in'the holes
houses. The sour orange of Floridais "staging" over them t> supporta on crop will be lessened. The orange
of these lines turn small streamof
very hardy and is said to make an good thick covering of cypress or one a bears for the most part on the outer
water down the furrow. It will
excellent stock. Seeds can be had other evergreen brush, which brush part of the tree.
in the holes and settle the earth
should be laid in run
from Florida }packed in damp moss. securely on a
about the FERTILIZING.It .
manner as not tbe easily displacedby solidly newly-planted tree,
THE SEED BED. wind. I at the same time thoroughly wetting is well to manure nursery stock in
A quite small piece of groutrtl\:l suffices I the ball of old] earth, which it is im- order to obtain good, thrifty trees to

for a seed bed ; in a space say 12x READY FOR GROVEBuds portant to do and} cannot well be ac start with. An orange tree has re- '

12, thousands of young plants can be a year old (from the bud) and complished in any other way. If markable vitality, but there is a vast .
grown. The ground should be thor- seedlings three years old (from the your trees have been removed without difference-other things being equal

oughly spaded, pulverized and mod- seed) may be placed in orchard form. hulls, care must be taken to spreadout -between the results to he obtained

erately enriched with perfectly well Two-year-old buds-but no older-are the routs ; in either case the ends by planting an orchard with healthy
rotted It should be }locatedin for this I i lof the of these should
manure. preferable to one-year-old pur larger be cut vigorous, young trees and poor and
a warm and sheltered spot, easily pose. It is rot desirable to plant any off smoothly) with a sharp knife. Do sickly one The latter will be found

watered, preferably by sprinkling.The trees whose roots are over four years not move your trees unless you are dear at any'price.

bed should be enclosed by boards old.Bud I. prepared to water them directly on After placing in the orchard, very

16 or 18 inches high, set on edge, with .. may be set at from twenty to. planting.; A delay of even one day little, if any, fertilizing is needed in

:a cloth covering arranged on a roller. twenty-five feet apart each way; seed- in watering should he avoided.I any ordinarily good California soil

Covering should be utilized to protect lings from twenty-five to thirty feet think it is well to set the trees a until after the bearing age has been



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reached ; after that time it will be in part by the limited supply. Recent orchard to-day, I should plant River I ing frosts. I should condemn any spotas

found judicious, except on very fertile plantings have been made very largelyof side Navels, Malta Bloods, Paper- unsuitable for orange culture where
,c land, to apply a light dressing of mat this kind, and it is likely the mar- rind St. Michael and Medditerian ice forms once or more in the majority

nure once a year, preferably in the fall gin in the difference of price, will Sweets, in about equal proportions. I i of winters much over one-fourth of an
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before the rains. diminish with increased production in would not plant Navels excusively, inch in thickness. I remember last

Sheep manure is excellent where it future years. for two reasons : First, they have winter, after the great Florida freeze,
can be had. Common stable manure Second on the list I have placed the been largely planted of late ; and that some crank down there published

Js good. If applied yearly, a good Australian Navel, only because at second, they must marketed com- an article, the drift of which was that
i'' horse-load of sheep manure will answerto present little discrimination as to priceis paratively early in the season. the cold snap was rather a good thing,

every twelve trees, one of stable shown in the market as between it SEEDLINGS AND BUDS. and that by a succession of such the

manure to every six or eight. All and the Riverside Navel. It is laterin There has been considerable discus- orange might gradually be brought to .

manure should be applied broadcast. 'I ripening than the last named, but sion in the past as to the relative valueof become a hardy deciduous tree, losingits

CULTIVATION. inferior in appearance. The tree is seedling and budded orchards, and leaves every winter and coming out

Deep plowing in an orange orchardI thrifty, strong grower-one of the the partisans of the seedling side of in the spring refreshed bits winter
I consider to be of doubtful expedience. strongest among the buds-but an unreliable the question still maintain their posi- rest. This article was copied in all
bearer. I would not recommend seriousness by some of our leading
The orange is a surface feeder tion. They urge that the seedling
and fills the upper soil with fine roots. its propagation.The makes a ]larger, finer and longer lived California papers, and thus given a

t Too i!"any of these are destroyed: by Malta Blond is a fine orange, tree ; that it Is much hardier and wide circulation, it is to be hoped to

t deep plowing. Still, repeated irrigations and on account of its hiiih color fine, will endure a much lower temperature no one's loss.: No idea could be more
followed by repeated cultivations smooth appearan and excellent ila- than the bud ; that it is a prolific fallacious or mischievous if innocent

at)a uniform depth will, in many soils, vor, brings about the same price as the beater ; that though the market prce; people he led to act upon it.
cause a hardpan to form just below navel. The tree is of somewhat poor of its fruit is below that ot some (of) the Granting that by some process of

* the point the cultivator reaches. In habit and lacks vigor. It hear well budied) varieties, the m ch great'ryierd acclimatization a semi-tropical ever-
in orchard and elsewhere far i in number of will green could: be transplanted into a de-
time this hardpan may become hard my as : s a given years
that water will hardly penetrate it. I know. much more than offset the difference ; ciduous tree of the temperate zones,
1 consider the St. Michael and that its what would become of the fruit meanwhile -
At intervals, then, it may become) Paper-rind finally many pnaimmce
necessary to break this crust, which a very desirable orange. It j is fruit of as fine, if not of a more deli- ? As it is, the fruit of the or-

may be done by deep plowing or run of small to medium size from 300 cate, flavor than that of any of the ange will perish, and must always do

ning a sub-soiler through the orchard, do\vu to 150 in a box (200 to 225 is budded kinds. so, under a degree of cold much less
but it will be advisable to keep either the size in largest demand in the On the other hand, it is urged that than \\ill cause any permanent, if: in-

tool at some distance from the trees to East,) of rather pale color, very I buds hear arlier ; that the fruit is de d. hardly> any injurious effect whatever -
smooth, thin skin round in uniform in and ..u the tre"'e i itself Once I have
avoid injury to the main roots at least. ) uniformly more appearance quality
shape, sweet, juicy and piquant in ; that it sells at a hi'ht-r price ; se n in Southern California a large
flavor, and an excellent carrier. It and finally, that it ships better. part of the crop quite ruined by fast
It will be wise to provide some pro while the trees themselves showed
hangs well and can be shipped as lateas There is truth in all tluse argu-
tection against frost for }oung trees, June, and even July 1st to advant ments pro and con. The tendency i is hardly a trace of its effect.
particularly buds, for the fira two or Remember this fact that cli-
age. The tree is a strong grower anda undouhtt dly in favor of setting out your
three in the orchard.
years Cypress heavy, regular bearer in every locality budded orchards, and rightly so, I mate must not only be free enough
limbs be about the
may arranged tree that I know of: and is one of the think. The seedling orange ripens from frost to grow the orange tree,
held at the base by mounding up but it must also not be cold enough to
/ few kinds that will carry a heavy early in the season and ships well un-
the earth a little and by tying at the freeze the fruit. One night in a winter -
ClOp and at the same time make a lil about May 1st ; it then begins! to
top and at one or two intermediate will do it. Do not plant
good wood tr; f vth. lose its firmness: becomes overripe and orange
points with bale rope ; or corn may be where ice half inch thick is.
trees an
often } and is liable to consider
The Mediterranean Sweet is valu "puffy
between the of and
planted rows trees known as a general rule, to form once
I able in dis- ,
ble as a good to heavy bearer as wellas shrinkage shipping long
stalks used in the
dry corn same man- in winter. Bt sides location
having a
tances. This is the main to a
f for< being not only a good objection
The should be orange
: ner. put on the fruit but there is likelyto secure from liability to freezing cold,
but the lutq t-keepiDg one we have seedling ;
and but
carefully securely, not so select that suffi-
must one enjoys a
be considerable number of you
(save perhaps the Rivers: of which I no very !
to smother the
tightly as tree.
cient of heat. The climate of
have spoken). The quality is a little seedling trees planted in future, the degree
VARIETIES. of this fruit will California in the neighborhood of the
irregular, in s'>im years being finer supply probably
always be in demand for the earlier coast is, for this reason, unsuitable for
'rhe leading budded varieties now than in others. The fruit is generallyof
grown in California, are in the orderof high color, good shape and flavor, shipments, and I consider a good- orange culture. Water is an essential
their generally admitted cxcellence: medium thickness of skin, and con- bearing seedling orchard of equal value that I do not 'think can be dispensedwith
in this State in cultivating -
1st. The Riverside, or Washington, tains very few seeds. It reaches its with any orange property.SOIL. anywhere
the for Without
Navel ; 2d. The Australian Navel ; prime here in May\ or June, after other orange profit.
it be able to kind
3d. The Malta Blood; 4th. The kinds, excepting the Paper-rind St. The first of these is a suitable soil you may get some fruit of
of and
Paper-rind fit. Michael\ l ; 5th. The Michael\ and Rivers, are getting overripe and location. Nearly all soils that a tree, perhaps some
kind but will in -
Mediterranean\ Sweet; 6th The Large and is a good shipping orange all will grow fair crops of any kind will some you the my of working -
St.:) Michael\ ; 7th. The Konah. Besides summer. The tree is of bushy habit, support the orange. The red soil of never pay expenses
these there are the small varie- needing more lateral pruning and the mesas and foothills has proved one your grove.

ties-the Tangierine and Mandarin; more removal of lower limbs than of the best. A rich, sandy loam is per- IRRIGATION.
also a considerable number of standardsize other kinds to force it to somethingof I haps quite as good.It Remember that the orange tree,

oranges, as the Acapulco, Chuch- tree form. The large St. Michael\ is desirable to consider the work- with its dense foliage and heavy crop

upilla, etc. Th re is also a new varie- is a good orange, but has no special ing quality of the land, and to avoid, of fruit which it requires almost the
ty called the Rivers, which promises merit. on the one hand, that which is too stiff whole year to mature, is constantly
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to -be of- value- as a -late orange. Some Florida varieties have been as likely to bake, unless worked at drawing heavily on the soil for water.

The Riverside Navel orange has fruited at Riverside and elsewhere, precisely such a time; and, on the In spring you will find the soil of a

repeatedly carried off the premium"for notably the Homosasso and Magnum other, that which is too light and por- deciduous orchard full of.- moisture-
Bonum. These ranked few much and containing all, or nearly all, that has
the best orange" ai the annual a years ous as requiring too
lalifornia citrus fairs held at River. ago as the leading kinds in Florida. I fertilization.It fallen during the winter ; but in the

\ side. It is everywhere admitted to be In California they have no special i will be well to examine the sub- orange grove a great part of the rain- .

the best orange grown. It is seedless, qualities to recommend them, and soil. Lime hardpan is not particularly fall at a corresponding time has
could he from the main fault be already, been drawn upon by the tree.
high colored, sweet and a fine fruit in hardly distinguished objectionable, to
every respect. The only point that seedlings grown here. found with it being that it is almost The deciduous tree ripens its fruitin

can be urged against it is a rather Other Florida varieties are now be- impervious to water, and if within a comparatively a short season, most
early fruit and will not hang well on ing introduced-the Pine-apple and moderate depth from the surface, your kinds before the hottest summer
the trees much after March\ 1st. The Parson Brown among themkindsvery ground will soon dry out and frequent weather. In August and Septemberthe

tree is healthy and reasonably vigorous highly esteemed in Florida, out irrigation be necessary. Other hard- orange is drawing most heavily
but after bearing begin, its annual whether likely to be of equal value pans ought to be avoided. Your soil I upon the soil to supply the water it
growth becomes retarded, and I here may be doubted judging from should be well drained and no surface must have to develop the fruit.

believe it will never attain' very great our experience with the Homosassa water fouud( nearer the surface than INSECTS.

.i size. At present this variety commands and Magnum Bonum. I should hesi- sixteen feet. Groves in Florida plantedon Successful orange-growing requires .
a price in the market very con- tate to plant ]largely of them to the land with water near the surface intelligent and constant care and
siderably above that of any other (ex- exclusion of our own tested standard are said to be subject to"die back." watchfulness. The introduction of

cept that of the Australian Navel and I kinds. EXPOSURE. i I insect pests must be guarded against/

Malta Blood ;) this is probably caused To sum up, in setting out a budded Your location must be free from kill- If you obtain your young trees other-





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wise than by growing them yourself, I I The Orchard. peach buds on plum stocks, some five 7 peach and citrus family, and in thatMr

take care that you do not buy with years in bearing. Many told me it Steele will find that some of my

them the red or cottony cushion scale. would not do, would break off, etc. formulas contain enough potash to

If you should discover either of these Did not find it so, have the first! to suit the most) exacting.

pests in your orchard, confined to a PLAIN TALK. break off yet on account of stock. But J. E COLE.

, few trees, use no halfway measures, United Effort-Japan Persimmons mark : I wax stock as Bonn as cut Glen St Mary, Fla..
but burn the infected trees where they off large or small. Plum ro'its do not -.H
etc. Fruit Culture in
-Peaches-Nursery, Georgia. .
stand. If either of these scales becomes knot, and very little trouble from

scattered through the orchard, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH. borer, also stands extremes of wet and On the incomingof De Leon, DeSoto q

you must then make up your mind to I think the interest awakened in dry. Have some on low, wet ham- and others in the Mississippi: region,
warfare them. the various food-fruits adapted to mock the Indians, notably the Cherokees
wage a systematic upon doing well where peach roots l
three times Florida is a step in the right direction. were found to be first-class fruit cul-
By spraying your trees a would die out, also on high pine land.
will be able them Our interests are, or should be, turist The apple and
year you to keep Mr.\ S. S. Heck states : "To have the peach they
mutual. Therefore a variety of fruit obtained from the whites
well in subjection ; but so far us pres- best success we must use nursery -these they
show and its best mode of propagation, if in planted and cared for. knew
ent experience goes to you can trees propagated in the State. That They
hardly hope to exterminate them. my possession, and proves a great ac- is my experience, but I see there are nothing of grafting, or propagating in

COMMENTS.In quisition will be a benefit und profit to exceptions stated, that it is all in va- any other way than by seed. The
me, but a much greater benefit will best Southern
riety. Actual experience (not thCiry'teBs apples are
the is
readiug foregoing one if I the
accrue help neighbor to
my me there is much in the originating in Indian orchards. The
struck with the similarity of the con- same ; because, then, the State in general gating ground Look out for the propa-cotting landing of the Spaniards in Florida

ditions of orange culture in Califor- is benefited. In unity and mutual cushion scale on nursery trees brought the peach to the Indians. The

nia and Florida. We manage our welfare) there is strength and from California. It is ten times worse Columbia is one of these Indian .
prosperity, otherwise it works the reverse peaches, and Crawford's and
than Early
seed-beds differently and deem its I'n. ours. To have your grapes live
every time. and do well after don't Late are Northern peaches, mixed
tial to plant the trees an inch above The talk in be setting, plant,
friendly, plain t
our as is often done in England and the with the "Indian" or Spanish breedof
instead of an inch below their former publications reminds me of farm life peach. The Warren
North, on top of a trench of bones or grape was a
level, but in nearly every other par- twenty years or more ago in Ohio, rubbish. Plant at least six feet to the chancejseedling: of Vitis cetivalis,foundin

ticular the methods given by Mr.\ when I was a subscriber of the American side of them ; roots will reach them as Georgia fifty years ago, and is still

Bettner would apply with equal force Agriculturist, New York Tribune, soon as they are fit for plant food. unequalled by any newer discovery.The .
Ohio Farmer, etc. I think we, in gen Black July and Devereaux ,
Burn brush in grove and use ashes, are
eral, will prosper as we drop the little also still
indispensable-all first-class
here.We one says ; I burn trees, too. I no,
have omitted the details of irrigation of other sections i iis it say
petty ; if thus. Start light wood, not fire, wine grapes. The LtConte pear is .
as they are of no interest in time such bosh was dropped, and near brush, between four trees ; lay on i also a Georgia production, filling the

this State, but an abundant water all pull together, giving new settlersthe one brush at a time until all is burned, pockets of pear growers as no pear has
unvarnished fact!:!, for those that done. The
which will not be long. ever Japan persimmonhas
supply for the trees during the forma
settle on a bundle of delusions will found a congenial home in Geor-
Had one light frost in November
tion of the fruit is quite as importanthere and leave in ,
generally up disgustand and the last few days the air is buoy- gia-some fruit sent toNew York last
as in California. While we are damage that section, and often ant and bracing. Tree wood well fall bringing $16 per bushel. The

not dependent upon artificial arri- the State. Truth will get uppermost hardened up, and would stand much State Horticultural Society was started '

gation, having as abundant and every time in the end. As to commercial lower temperature than last winter. in 1858, and has given a great impetus -

.evenly distributed rainfall on intercourse we are now well We think it of general interest to to Georgia fruit growing.-Au-
and fir
equipped ready general pros exchange ideas of demonstrated gusta Chronicle.
any section of the country. Still, perity, which we will have in. propor facts, and we should highly practical t 4

it"is a question whether irrigation n tion to our unity of action. Enough and patronize the first-class appreciate Crossing Pears.

would not pay here in the increased 1 qf this see at in present.I the last. DISPATCH that Mr.\ journals that so ably and grandly The probable crossing, by accident,

quantity and quality of the product. Rixford has had some failure and represent us, proving a large faction in of the common pear with the Chinese

Notwithstanding the general impression success with the persimmon that our success. Health, prosperity, anda Sand Pear, which has given us the
; ap Christmas to all. LeCoute and the Keiffer
that the orange region of Cal pears to be genera]. I have learned merry only shows
A. CALLAHAN. what be done when
deliberately E
may we
ifornia is less liable to extremes of somethings about them, but have go
Melrose, West Clay Co., Fla., Dec.8, 1886.( to work to improve the s
temperature than Florida, it is clearly much. more., .'1 to."learn.. It don't._prove. --- -.. Mr.\ Barber, in the Lancaster Farmer pear.,
apparent that the climatic conditionsare to DC tile tnrnty young growtn that Fertilizing Peacnes. recommends that we drop this acci-
causes the dropping of fruit with me. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :
similar. have dental plan. "It would be better not
very They to guard I have trees on own root three years In the DISPATCH of December 13thI

against severe cold in winter in the in bearing, one was very full the first notice that Mr. Steele takes exception to depend they on bees take to carry the pollenas
may pollen from the
more northern portions of the orange two years, but this year dropped most to one or two remarks in my article but
poorest pears, by opening the
belt as we do, and the liability to dam all fruit. Have two-year-old buds, published some three weeks ago. flowers on a Chinese, and carefully removing -
bore at one year old thirty-three In reply would to Mr. Steele
from this say the before
age cause grows less and pistils the pollen is
specimens perfect; this fifty extra that during the
year course of my life (at ripe and then with
less as we go south, as in this State, luscious. Have bearing trees graftedon a camel's hair
present some twentyeightsummers
brush take the
pollen off.a flower of
until a point Is reached where injurious wild roots eight inches to a foot and a few hard winters) thatI a

freezes are of very rare occurrence.In beneath the surface, but keep all well have never seen the roots of a one- superior stigma of the variety, and wish apply to the
the stalked and tied, for I have lost several year-old peach stock so large that I one you to impregnate -
matter of insect enemies
we you can hardly fail of success,
by not uniting well while could
not in
grow- set out a hole eighteen
are more favored than our Pacific a new and superior class of pears
ing over end of stock ; lost one of inches square, so as to cause a smile of will be the result./'
friends if we judge from published re- finest four-year-old trees that last -Georgia Stock
way pleasure to spread over the face of the and Agricultural Journ l.t .
ports. Possibly their entomological June heavy laden with fruit. most fastidious.I :

t promulgations come from alarmists l\Ir.\ Rixsford favors grafting becausethe cannot argue with Mr. Steele as The investigator
stock is apt to dry back or borers to the advisability of using potash f' should procurer
rather than practical at rate of the
men, any some prominent publications on
get in and kill bud and stock. That trees. In
their State and County Inspectors of young my judgment, a young insect life, such as "Injects Injurious .
is not my experience, but I think hereis peach tree during the first shouldbe "
year "
Insects and their quarantining one the difference. 1 always use best highly fed on 'o, etc., Harris; "Insert orld, Fie-
nitrogenous matter V
uier "Half hour with the "
section against another seems quite grafting wax, my own make, on end so as to force a large growth of wood ; Packard ,
; "Guide to the Study of Insects
absurd to us.-ED. of stock when cutting off; and just and that potash will not do, but will 1 ," Packard. These -

here let me say, that one principle, if i cause a large development of fruit will be found publications
t 4 great assistance as a
put in general practice all fruit
on buds at the expense of the leaf and
The average shipment of oranges trees when trimming, etc., would be wood. guide to reach definite results, especi- .
the Guide of
ally Packard.
over the Jacksonville, Tampa and worth millions to the fruit interests, To fertilize our orchards intelligently
Key West Railway, says the Sanford especially in our climate. In Eng- we must t ever remember that which Should the fruit-grower be unable

Journal, has been fifteen car loads land and North it i is not so needful, increases the vigor of the stock or to give half an hour of his time each
per but is benefit there.
Many a sickly body decreases the
reproductive forces, day fir such investigations the ]Indies
for the last ,
thirty days, aggregating and half dead orange tree in Florida and that which decreases the stock or and children of the household should
450 car loads, or 112,500 boxes if it had had all
large cut places body increases the reproductive forces.
be trained
to make observations that .
for the ,
This is not a bad waxed (not painted) might now be a At present will not say more on the when compared with those of others

showing has when we consider the season source of delight and income to their subject, as I have nearly completed a such information will be obtained as,
just fairly
opened. owners. I have several thousand lengthy article on the for the
manures will pay them for their time and labor.

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ripe oranges can be shipped from Manatee I Their plumage is so well known

Iplondiana by the first of August, or perhapseven Poultry: that we will describe them only in a
as early as the "Glorious Fourth "
general way. They have large rose
MANATEE, to the great discomfiture of St. Johns "----- combs, bright yellow legs and beaks

Squshed and Wrung Still Crows. river Tardiff and other "hangers on." Plymouth Rocks. red ear lobes, larg' and good shaped
Edltoi FLORID DISPATCH: We are much relieved to find what While the new br 'Cls are "boom- wattles, gray.sh white color each
' Tho little dogs and all- became of those oranges in question, njr," Plymouth Rock is solidly engrafting feather; crossed with bluish black
' Tray at Blanche me !I" and Sweetheart, see, they bark that we produced at Palatka on the itself iu the affections of such bars; yellow skin and in weight about

But "their bark is 10th of November. Somewhere ueara people as take utilitarian views about seven pounds for cocks, and six for
happily, worse, !
than their bite." We have recovered peck of them dieappeared from the poultry.> True, the excitement over : hens, though these weights may easily
from the hopelessly "squished" ((1)) and table in a sudden, mysterious and unaccountable them has run its course, as it will .do be increased by full feeding or selection -
manner to find that' thev of stock. .
flattened ; with every breed, and when the en- :
appearance we presented were all absorbed by the "back seat"
thusiasm The like the
after absorbing and di over the new breeds will Dominique PlymouthRock
gesting" Up River Correspondent's G. is certainly a relief ; it seems that gradually have given way to commonsense is a general purpose fowl, well

:' B. (Grand Bounce), and, like the his some things in East Florida can appreciate and sober judgment, merits alone adapted to the farmer, villager or
toric rooster of superior excellence.P. will be the test between the old and novice who prefer usefulness in a breedto
our schoolboy days-
(the one who suffered would be mar- \V. REASOVER. the new aspirants for the lead. one of more gaudy colors. Theyare
Manatee, Fla., December 13, 1886.
tyrdom by having his "tail wrung off -- --. fe-A.- Few of the many thousands who thouroughly inured to our change-
instead of his head"-we still feel inclined Mid-Winter Products w at Lake breed Plymouth Rocks have found able climate and can bear the rigorsof
**to spring up *, ith cackle and Worth. fault with them on the "score" of utility our northern winters without show-
bound" and crow the same old cock-a- Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: some few who were disappointed in ing the least sign of de.icacy. Theyare
getting exhibition birds have worthy of a place in the front
doodle on Manatee oranges.If December is a time of the year may put
them; to one side for something new. rank with the best of breeds, and
it be true that, as your correspondent when, in most parts of the cjuntry,
Those who change, because they are worthy of a more general cultivation
says, "it is only thin skinned people there is not usually a great abundanceof
who wince when scratched"thenwe fruit and vegetables. I have taken hard to breed to feather and markingswill .for they are the poor man's friend.-
find the new breeds about as hardto American Poultry Journal.
feel that former article occasion to
sure our enquire among my neighbors ..
must have "scratched" somewhere on the lake and find that duringthis manage and no way superior if at *-* -
and there produced a "winre" very month of December w shall have all equal, if we except a more showyor Go Slow.It .
like the agitation of a small boy who maturing for use the following fruits "pleasing plumage.The is a good and safe policy for the
is undergoing the process of vaccina- and vegetables : Plymouth Rock combines as novice to cultivate a thorough knowl-
tion. What is that wise old saw about Fruits-Bananas, citrons, cocoanuts, many good points as the best of our edge of poultry keeping before he be-

"putting on the coat if it fits ?" figs, ;ruuvas, lemons, limes, oranges, most improved breeds; they are large, gins to raise thoroughbred stock, or
U. R. Correspondent seems to think papaws (Carica papaya), plantains, heavy, and a good table fowl, and filla before launching out with full steamin
that St. Johns River oranges carried pine-apples, sapodillas, and sugar- void between the Asiatics and the a haphazard way to breed fowls.ona
the day at the New Orleans Exposition apples. smaller breeds. The demand in our large scale. We find every few yearsa

x and at Jacksonville State Fair ; of Vegetables-Beets, cabbages, cas- markets for a compact fowl having a new set of fanciers, some droppingoff
course they did ; there were no Manatee sava, celery, cucumbers eggplant, close grained and golden yellow skin, and more taking their places.
oranges there We are obliged Irish[ potatoes, lettuce, onions, parsley, clean legs, small bone, and to average Others make the pursuit very agreeable -
here to confess with shame, that our pumpkins, radishes, snap beans! from six to eight pounds dressed, and profitable, and many become
Manatee friends, either from excessive squashes, sweet potatoes, tanyahs ( Col- hrought out this breed to popular no- s..) fond of the business that they followit
modesty or lack of"gumption"-most ocasia; eiculenta, ), tomatoes, and water tice as filling such requirements. Be- for pleasure alone, while the major-
probably the former-have never so melons.In sides good flesh, they have the addi- ity now keeping poultry look sharplyto
bestirred themseives as to make an ex- view of the fact that three- tional qualities of prolificness and pecuniary returns for their labor,
hibit of oranges at any Fair or Exposition fourths of our fruit bearing trees. and hardiness, united with constitutional time and outlay.
-else St Johns river oranges especially the subtropical and tropical vigor and docility. To many they appear We notice one fault in the novice'
handsome, ;and handsome they that should be corrected that is the
would have puckered the judge's ones: are yet too young to bear ; ,
! mouths like green persimmons, after fruit, the above list of fruits does not really are, if we look to the coloringand habit of veering from one point to an-
, tasting the delectable Manatee fruit. at all show, nor undertake to show, barring of the feathers with the other before giving the branch or the
For, be it known, that the early ripening all that we can grow here in mid- eye of a true artist. The majority of breed that he started out with a fair
Manatee orange does not become winter ; only what we are this year the American people would pronounce trial. Often, because some part of the
"overripe and flavorless" but it, too, maturing for use during this month. them beautiful if they were not so business is neglected or goes wrong, he
improves as the season advances-and JAS. WOOD DAVIDSON.Lake accustomed to the Dominique color, is unwilling to admit his own carelessness -
i in _February or March, when the St. Worth, December, 1886. and beautiful. any way, if they were a or ignorance of what he is doing,
Johns river orange!;; becomes endurableif recent importation from some place and then throws up the pursuit in dis-

( not previously frozen on the trees) Citra. abroad.American.. .Poultry Journal. gust. .
j the length and breadth and depth and Five years ago Citra was a prim- CaponizingFowls.- .
richness of the Manatee orange becomes itive looking place, a shed of a depot Dominiques.The .
so full and ambrosial as to trans- and a few rough looking structures. Dominique has few superiorsfor Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
port the lucky cous-.imer into visionsof Then all the buildings could be the combined purpose of flesh and In your Poultry Column of August
ecstasy unsurpassed by those of the counted (n your ten fingers ; now egg production. Although the breed 30th last there is:: an article from an
9' hatchis eaters of the Orient. It is a within a mile of the depot seventy before the era of poultry shows was exchange about caponizing fowls.
sight indeed, worth contemplation, to dwellings, a number among the finestin not bred for fancy points, yet their Can you inform me where I can get
see an old Floridian-whose Florida the State, ten large commercial claim as thoroughbred, not mongrel, the necessary tools for doing this ; also,
experience perhaps ante dates even houses carrying stocks that would do is justly due them. As a breed for full instructions for the successful per-

that of the Up River Correspondent, credit to a good sized city. Five crossing they can be used with success ; formance thereof?

stretched in graceful repose on the years ago the shipment of oranges they possess a happy combination of Lady Lake Fla.Caponizing H. ALAN :.MITH.*
wire grass in the transport of ecstacy: amounted to about 10,000 boxes, this variety and l stamina, and it mattersnot instruments in
occasioned by the eating of only com- season it will ship 150.000. Then how <>ld the bird is or how pure ranging
price from $2.50 to $4 set, can be
mon seedling Manatee oranges 100,000 aring trees, now a million, the stock that is crossed, a large per furnished by C. J. Ward per 113 Adams
When the Riverside Navel and the. with half that number budded not yet C'-ntage of the progeny will show the ,
street Chicago Ill. Full instructionsfor
Sweet Seville shall have begun pro- bearing. Then a few thousand dollars Chuckoo plumage.Dolniniques ; ,
this operation will be in the
ducing fruit at Manatee, to what were paid to those who worked breed very true to DISPATCH at seen
heights )f bliss he will soar is hard the groves and gathered the fruit, now color ; are very hardy, mature .early ; an-early.-. day.-ED
even to imagine ; for they, too, will 8140,000 for similar work. Besidesall are splendid layers, good setters and
doubtless so improve when grown upon this the place enjoys good society, mothers, and one of the best breeds Enterprise Poultry Farm.
Manatee soil that even U. R. C. would has two fine churches, a good school for the tableVe seldom see bad! Our correspondent, Dr. L. S. Hall
not recognize them as the same, but house, two railroads and eight daily hens of this breed ; their color and editor of the Chicago Poultry Letter,
would indulge, perchance in wild trains.Ocala Banner. markings indicate hardiness and fecundity is making extensive improvements on
dreams that he had at last found the -... and seldom if ever hear an his forty-acre tract near Enterprise
"true and only genuine" ambrosial It is probable that the South Flor- unkind word against them, though Junction. He intends to make this
"King of Siam" orange. ida Exposition will be held In a large they have been raised under adverse one of the model poultry farms of the
We have no doubt, too, that when canvas tent, each county making an circumstances on the farm, around country, and has just received a car
the early ripening varieties your correspondent exhibit, having a tent of its own under the squatter's home and in the village load of high class poultry.with whichto
speaks of are fruited here, which it will display its own resources. yard. stock the place.

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four dollars per ton put in. The sun almost any kind of soil, doing well

toc spoils more hay than the rain. Cut J'ut] Trees. even on rocky hills and waste land-

the grass after the dew is off, in threeor There is no nut or fruit tree more
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four hours afterward have it turnedover I valuable and requiring so little atten-

Native Grasses. then before( dew falls put in Pecans in Florida. I tion. Every farmer, in my opinion,

Editor FirOiiiDA DISPATCH: large shocks ; next day after dew has Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: should have his nut orchard, and cul-

Grass again-I take this method of dried off haul and put in the barn, ina There is nothing hard about plant- tivate especially the pecan for homeuse

answering many inquiries regardingmy day or so if you find it is not well ing pecan nuts or pecan trees, and no or sale. The nuts always find

opinion and success on grasses. for cured, don't sun, but take a fork and tree easier to transplant and "once ready sale at fancy prices. In plant-

Florida and imported stock : toes it to the other side of the barn. I started to grow nothing but fire will ing the trees the only object is to ob-

My experience with Alf'ala, red cured beautiful hay last summer in prevent their living. In pulling up tain good, fresh nuts, and of a good

clover] Texas bluegrass, etc has all the rainy season by cutting after dew young pecan trees care should be used early variety, of large size from

proven to me that they are not adaptedto was off and before noon hauled in not to leave any of the tap root in the which to grow the trees. If it is pre-

our land, and I advise those who barn, and tossed from side to side oncea ground, for if left a tree will surelycome ferred to set out the trees, get healthytrees

want pasture, green forage and hay, day for two or three days. Herewe therefrom and it will be impossible of a good variety one or two

to not spend their time and money in have pasture, green feed and hayas to get it up unless fire i is used. years old.-Scientific American.

bothering with these, as we have Ber- good as can be wished for; next i Select a time when the ground is very >-*-<

muda and para gins both more until- time I will put the} cows iu to eat it. wet and by a steady. pull the tap root Paper Shell Almonds.

cious than red clover for pasture. More anon. Yours truly, will come up entire. Good fresh nuts Gilbert Middah, who lives about

Milo maize and kaffir corn for green W. s. MOORE. will germinate in from four to six two miles from here on the Salinas

forage, and crab grass for hay, that Hawthorne, Florida, ,.December. 1s*, 18S6. weeks, and if in a good locality, will bottom brought to this office some fine

gives the Florida farmer and stock- Fattening Off Old Cows.It be from six to eight feet high at three saniples of almonds of the paper-shell

raiser all he can desire or feed.I old. Pecan trees do best in variety, which were grown on three-
took six and a half acres flat woods is a waste of food to begin fatten- The
damp soil with clay sub-soil, along year-old seedling trees. trees
land and ditched in it in Ber- ing the cow while she is giving milk,
put banks of lakes and creeks, but do not bore some nuts last year. This shows
muda in the fall of 1885 in as nothing is required for a cow being
grass let the water stand in pools close to something of what may be done in
March, 1886, I plowed this up and made ready for the butcher but plentyof the trees. Use broad and shallow that line.-San Migel (C'al.) Messen-

ran a heavy harrow over it. My cat- corn meal and hay. The fatteningof
ditches and keep them that the
tle did well in the range, until July the cow should begin as she dries off open for standing ger.A 4
water quickly
8th, when I put my six head of Jer- off; she should be confined to her stall, may run the pecan orchard can be had in Middle -
injures by turningthe
being allowed in the yard hour Florida at comparatively small
seys on it, where they remained until an a hull black and rotting the
frost in good condition and came out day fur exercise. Feed her three timesa very the do cost, and with no great amount of care
In nuts not
fat and fine after the frost. Last win- day with corn meal giving a full use roo]sticks and gathering stones to them from and labor, and the trees will come into

ter's cold killed most of my para grass, allowance of hay morning and night. the tree, but shake off get and not bearing at about the same age of or-

and all I could do with it was t> get The object should be to get the cow let them alone until the any winds ange trees. They grow and fruit wellin

started again, I foolishly plowed it up fat in the shortest time possible, as old falling them down. Gathered and Leon county. A number of bearing -
bring put
to spread it better and exposed the cows will often be very slow in takingon will trees are to be seen in Tallahassee.
the nuts
dry keepa
roots and the cold killed most of it, flesh if not fed often and forced at away perfectly Every farmer could have a handsome
time for but will not do
but where it was let alone it did well. the start. A mess of cooked turnips income from pecan trees in only the
for The
If a farmer will put out from three- three times a week, with a handful of to depend on planting. ques- fence corners on his plantation.-
tion has been often asked me if the
fourths and oil cake meal will to Floridian
to one onehalt'acres of serve regulatethe
should be
to tree cut
tap-root a pecan
Bermuda and I b wels and
to the head promote digestion.-
para grass before transplanting,' ? I never cut Capt. A Miranda, of Disston City,
of cattle he has the Exchange.
owing to qualityof the ones I transplant and do not think has three pecan t..ees that are only
--- r.Japan -
the will
land in fine
' they keep condition Clover. the tap root should be cut at all.] This eighteen years old and will yield overa
from June till December. Put
: root is the anchor by which this ma- bushel of nuts per tree. The pecansare
the for Bermuda Has this Japan clover Lespedeza
separately, plant, -
grasses jestic tree i is held to its place during just getting ripe, and are large,
will take full possession and rout out Striala' been tried in Florida ? ,
high wind storm Imagine a pecan well formed nuts and are splendid eat-

the para. These grasses take care of If so, with what result? tree, forty years old, from seventy-five ing. The Captain is going into the
themselves and need
no care only -----v** I to one hundred feet high, with its gardening business in earnest this

once in two years; in spring after all Mr. Albright, of Leesburg, speaks branches fifteen to twenty feet long winter. He has about eight acres .

danger of frost i iA 0\er. plow up and thus of his experiments nn ten acres 'I and each branch loaded with nuts, in plowed and fertilized, and has already
harrow and if desired fertilize before
of drained "saw-grass :" "I am rais an average Florida wind storm. When commenced to set out plants.H. .

plowing, it pays to make land rich. ing cabbages onions, rice, in fact am the branches are bent and whipped
S. the well known
To plant either in plowing/up land Kedney. nurs-
experimentingwith almost everything, backwards and forwards now what
broadcast, drop a sprig of Bermuda: eryman of Maitland, has purchasedone
with promise of success. Para grassis prevents the tree from falling if this
two three furrows of the hundred acres at Monticello, whichhe
or plow
simply wonderful I and last summer long tap root does not ? The well-
three feet and the will plant in
or at pecans.
Red Clover grew green and thrifty known fact of shortening the root to .
next furrow it for
cover or para all through the season. Have just!' produce earlier bearing, is all very
stretch in each four Curassow.
a runner or sowed a strip of Alfalfa on which I will for some trees and plants, but
five furrows. This is all unless Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
you will report in due time." will not answer for the pecan. tree at .
run a roller or heavy_ brush after- I read with considerable interest an
least I do think and in
I so, so saying
wards to smooth the land, in a few Young cattle make the best !growth article in the issue of your paper from
know well the of
majority planters -
months you will have a pasture. If in the fall ; the weather is neither too very the 13th of this month, entitled "A
are against me. I believe in
Bermuda has not spread well, plow up i warm nor too cold. Pastures are gen- when orchards will New Fowl for Florida," by (Rev.) T.

again in three or four months and erally good. The grass is very nutri- twenty years pecan and W. Thorpe. In reading up Bennett's
he more plentiful more sought
b ush or roll it and "Us there. Milo tious. The fields are generally open, afterthan this root Birds (,the Royal Society, (London,)
maize is fine green food and won't and the cattle have the run of them. orange groves, tap and Brehins Thierleb'eu, second
idea will be found to be the correct I,
hurt stock of any kind. Cut when Every farm animal must have good one. ARTHUR BROWN. edition (Leipzig! 1882)) I find, that

four or five feet high and feed green care in autumn or greater care in win. Blackwnter, Fla., Dec. IS. 1880. although the bird mentioned Carassow

or shock to cure for fodder. It will ter, an alternative that leaves choice -.- Alector. is very easily tamed and be-

soon come out again and can he cut open with a penalty sure to be visited The Pecan Tree. comes,so to say, a housebird in Guiana -

at least three times es above. In this up"n the person who passes the earlier The pecan tree is found in a wild., ; it has never been successfully

way the yield is very large. Select I requirement unheeded. state in the woods of the South and bred in captivity. WM. DEUBEL.

from two to three acres (of fair land) West. It grows to a very ]large size, Danbury,Connecticut.
owing to how much stock one has, : There is no farm interest that tends and bears yearly many bushels of fine e 4
more surely to profit than sheep on Passion Fruits.
sow in oats or plant in vegetable. flavored nuts. Though little or no

After this crop is off plow up well, and binds suited to grazing, especially attention has been paid to these val- Martin\ Benson says in addition to

if the land has not been enriched, sow where weeds or bushes interfere with uable trees, cultivation greatly improves their most beautiful flowers, some

from 800 to 500 pounds of cotton seed successful I cultivation, or on lands too them, the nut giowing much species bear some of the finest of all

meal per acre and harrow smooth; then rough to till easily.A larger and improving in flavor. The fruits, most beautiful and delicious.

leave to the much abused crab grass "scrub" farmer ought not to own pecan tree lives to a great age and Can be grown in the open air in the

for hay. Cut when the grass is in the anything but "scrub" cattle, and he continues long in bearing. There is summer, and removed to greenhouseor

milk, cure and not sun too much, and will not really own any other kind. no good reason why it should not be cellar during winter. The best are

fill your barn with hay worth as much We have so many scrub farmers andso grown extensively in all parts of the the Curuba, Grenadilla and Passiflora

as northern:hay at a cost of threeor many scrub Seattle. United States. It is well adapted to I Edulis. They are very rare.







Limas Again--Tomatoes--Potatoes, plant by grasping from the base up- boxes to the car this would make

fie etaNe Arden, Eto. ward into as small a compass as possi- twenty-eight car loads. From present

I Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : ble and draw it through the opening, indications there will be fully 20,000

It makes no difference concerningits at the same time forcing the straw to boxes shipped from Micanopy\ this

KITCHEN GARDEN. running properties,what the variety the ground thus leaving it around the season, which would make between

Notes for-January."Now may be. We have seen a smaller base of the plant, move the straw inward one-third and one half a crop. This
variety called the Carolina or butter until it is close under it. In would indicate that we were not en-

With many the winter an Icicle is fighting lance his battle bean run over an arbor and completelycover shaking out the straw, the needles fall tirely froze out last winter. With an

"And a blizzard's a daily occurrence it. They are the very best, in different directions, forming, so to ordinary season we can count on 80-,
And the snow-drifts are seven feet deep" easily cultivated and very prolific. speak, a web ; and when separated the 000 boxes of oranges being shipped

up in the cold and frozen north while They may be pinched back and kept tendency is to close again, thus hold- from Micanopynext season, the groves
here in our Sunny South. from running, this will mature them ing the mulching in its' lace." being in a fine condition to bear a

"Oft even now relenting winter smiles earlier and very perceptibly increase -.-. monster crop next season.

And flower-buds by soft winds wooed the quantity. The plant being Several gentlemen of Boston, with Oranges in Florida to-day are not
Burst blushing into bloom forgetfulOf checked in vine growth expends its experience and ample capital, are looking -
the frost." worth a cent more than they were the
energy in fruit production. This is the ground over to t'stablish a canning -
week before( the freeze.
We are now beginning a new sup-
year; Belleview Marion
also'the with when the
case tomatoes, factory at ,
posed that, owing to the scarcity of
let there also be a "new departure" in
pinching off is judiciously done, other- county. If the inducements held out
the luxury, they would bring fabulous i
the matter giving more attention to wise it might result in injury. It is by the citizens of the town fail in this
prices, but such is not the case. The
farm and for after
garden products,
( f no use to pinch back after flowers work, then the citizens themselves will
all is said and done in other matters best Florida orange at $5 and $6 per
have fallen. The idea is the take hold and in .
to force put one operation.Let
box has had its day. There is not the
it is the agriculture and horticultureof
fruit the the work Such estab-
into the
strength at start, good go on.
same in them now as there was
a country that renders it truly in for at that time the future fate of the lishments will largely assist in solvingthe money
dependent. I confidently maintain five years ago. Still, with the decrease,
fruit is fixed. The plants need all the vegetabie question in Florida.
there is enough profit to make the
that there is no reason why our State is yet
should not come up into the front leaves they can get. be It only the Mulching\ is one of the greatest aids growers independent. The best or-

rank of agricultural States. Alreadythe bunches that are to checked in I I to success!! in strawberry culture ; by ange to-day sells in the Palatka mar-

oft-recurring frosts remind us very their growth. Without leaves eithera its use the plants are fed, the fruit ket at eighty-five cents per hundred,
will have
plant or tree a sickly look
forcibly that the is not abso- kept clean and evaporation from the or $8 per thousand.
and if it matures fruit, it will be in- soil lessened.
lutely safe this winter in the upper ferior in size and insipid in flavor, With regard to the orange crop iu

part of the State. To supplement the like a person trying to breathe with- Strawberry fields in Alachua county and about Waldo, the Advertiser says:

orange and other fruits with the gen- out lungs. Lima beans can be kept look unusually well for this season of "We predicted mouths ago that there

eral products of the farm and garden over the non-productive season, that is the year, and a heavy crop is expeet d. would be no perceptible diminution
i is the only rational and safe way and in the in this section for
from December to July or August by Two hundred acres of cabbage have' orange crop
the sure way to wealth and independence. drying as other beans are, or by cook- been planted at Arredondo. this season. It is now evident that

ing and canning, when they are always I the crop is about the average, and the
. January is often our coldest month, ready for use. At the North we ---- fruit is better in every respect than
but about the 15th or 20th the eouT ever before. The cold of last
looked for vegetables in their season, VIi scell snap
weather usually begins to grow but here we have all seasons for our own. ] all winter was really a blessing in dis-

warmer. Many of the hardier vege- And green peas and strawberries tasteas __m____ ___. ___ __ ___ guise, for lie fruit conclusively shows
tables should be growing finely now, good in .January as they do in June, Diversifying.I I that the trees are enjoying the utmost

if the directions for previous months and if any are skeptical on this point, health and vigor, also that the insects
have been observed. These Florida might become one of the "
sugges- let them come here and try the changefor were extirpated.
tions are flexible, as must needs be the themselves. foremost stock-raising States of the
Union if better breed of stock We were surprised at the interest
case in this climate, and the planter :jc :jc a were
must use his own judgment in apply- Put in standover this introduced. So with many other manifested by Mr. Henry Perry at the

ing them according to his locality. If month lant your small in potatoes ridges two things. It is a great fibre State, and, tobacco meeting last week. We had

yr.u have not already put in the feet ) not the ones but the only needs capitol to develop this imagined him to be an ordinary, slow-
apart, ridges, pota-
hardier vegetables, as previously di Some out all branch of industry. Vegetable growing going merchant, and we were "elec-
rected, now is the time to do so ; of toes. say the dig end.eyes ex- as a general thing, as a money- trified" to hear him discuss the busi-

course there is some risk, but there is cept will be two ready on to dig crown in June when They making industry, is a failure. It will ness outlook. He said, "We have

not much danger from frosts after the winter will be not do to depend on it for a liveli- gone on planting cotton till the coun-
twentieth. Have ready plenty of your crop gone or hood. We have humbugged ourselvestoo try is in a wretched condition. It is
for the table and they will thus
covering, observe the directions for be poor worth one dollar or more a bushel. long already with it, and the absolutely ne essary to change our
November and December, and applynow sooner we turn our attention to some- system. Let us make a strong and
Fertilize in the ridges, cotton seed meal
if they were not attended to then, mixed with stable manure is excellent.If thing of a more substantial nature, united effort to bring better times,
and certain in its results the and better times will come.-Lake
or repeat as case need. Keep more : ,
this is not to be had, get any of the
soil well stirred about growing plants, fertilizers better for all concerned. Truckers City Rep rter.
good vegetable ; your
frequent stirring; destroys the larva of vines from catching in by running a living near the large cities in the Several tobacco crops have been
insects, never allow the ground to re State can realize a fair remuneration
stick beneath them onee a month, andI bought recently at twenty to twenty-
main "caked" after rain. From the am sure you will be satisfied with on well-grown vegetables, but the three cents per pound. This pays the
middle to the last of the month put in the result. S. L. REED. business of shipping abroad has farmer well, better than any other

Irish potatoes, peas, beets, carrots, in e. proven unprofitable. Every familyin crop produced. With a better knowl-
fact all root crops, ond if they shouldbe Strawberries.An Florida can be self sustaining if it edge on his part of raising and curingit

nipped as they come up sow again.It Mulching will follow the business ot planting the prices will go much higher.
is not too late for onion sets if not Orange county grower gives the and growing for home consumption.There Gadsden is eminently a tobacco Bounty l

already planted. following instructions for mulching : has not been anything in the and in the future her bran s of
There is one thing which cannot be "When the fruit begins to set, the I vegetable business of the past, nor this article will be famous. The soon- k

too strongly insisted upon, and that is whole surface of the ground should be will there be in the future that can er the better.Quincy Herald.
the enriching of the soil by free appli- covered by mulching. The straw of justify anyone to follow it as a means

cation of vegetable mold compost as the long-leaved pine furnishes the best of a certain and settled livelihood.The The citizens of Mikesville, Columbia

directed last month, or animal ma- material, but grass or any kind of way for us to do is to feed our county, are becoming interested in the

nures. Make the soil as rich as possible short straw may be used. As this is surplus crops to live stock, thus producing culture of tobacco being disgusted with +
-it cannot be made too rich-then an item of considerable importance in our own meat and selling what cetton. They believe that it will be r

during the growth of crops a little the matter of expense, a suggestion as stock we do not consume. Foreign I profitable. The acreage in tobaccoin

chemical fertilizer properly appliedwill to manner of application may not be canned foods, is the bane of Florida. this neighborhood will be fifty at

produce wonderful results. The amiss. Taking a double armful of Let us go to work and raise these least. .

one thing in which our pure sand is the straw, distribute it along the row, I things for ourselves and the transportation The Cedar Key Vim says : Iore

deficient, is vegetable matter which then scatter evenly over the whole sur- problem will adjust itself.PAlatka than 200 good Virginia farmers, who

has all been burnt out by the yearly face by shaking and covering plantsas News. are experts in raising and curing tobacco
burnings. Never allow anything that well. Allow it to remain several -es' to Floridato
are ready to move
will decay and go back into the soil days until closely settled. With a circular About seven 'thousand boxes of or- settle in Levy county, on theline: of
to be burnt or removed from the gar- motion of the index finger makean anges have been shipped from Mica- the Branford Railroad."

den, work it into the soil, and it will opening in the straw over the cen- nopy already this season, and the ship-
reappear in a new life to reward your tre of the plant, large enough to allow ping has really only commenced yet, The DeBary groves at Enterprisewill 1

care. J. H. S. i the hand to pass through. Gather the says the Gazette: "Allowing 250 ship 6,000 boxes of oranges. i






forest, but energy and hard work has j this for their principal ingredient.S. one slack teacupful to every even tea-

I!one, Interests, not failed us. The log huts and pio L. REED. cupful of the mixture. Boil until it will

neer cabins have given place to neat, Remarks-It is evident that Mrs. "jell." I think the addition ofa little

BY MRS. E. A. HILL cozy residences, and twenty miles ride A. is a new comer. We have not lemon juice would be an improvement.G. .

lor mail and groceries is over ; for known serious throat trouble in this G. C.

The New Year. within our nddst the iron horse bringsthe country among children ; diphtheriais --...

Heed how thou livest. Do no act by day necessaries and luxuries of life. not known here. Lamp Tops.
Which from the night shall drive the
away. peace Live for some purpose and strive to Chills and fever can be cured with Editor HOME: INTERESTS :

Shall In months Ktlll be of happy.sun so Jive Evermore that months restrain of rain make the best of everything, for God quinine if taken systematically and I send yon the following item re

Evil, and cherish good; so shall" there be has given us a beautiful laud and it in proper doses at the right time. A gardiug lamp tops, which I think may
Another and a happier life.- for thee. remains for us to do our part by mak- two-grain capsule in the irorniug will be useful to some of your readers :

Before the Ender comes, whose charioteerIs ing a happy and lovely home here. act as a tonic and preventive. Do A fine way for cleaning the tops

Thyliarve.tsof4rcll-rloingwealth swift or slow Disease! lay up each that year kings Let us ever be thankful that we have not wait until time for( yonr chill to and burners is to take common salt

Nor thingsThou thieves can take away. When all the Florida, for( there is only one Florida arrive, but head it off; that is, take and strong vinegar, mixed, and rub

tallest thine, goods, pleasures, honors in the world, and it is ours. three doses on each of the sixth, them well ; then rinse in soapsuds and

Thou fall In, thy virtue shalt survive them all. LULA K. MATLOCK. thirteenth and twentieth days. It is wipe dry. They will look like new

-JVhitticr.In 4 well known that chills recur at reg- ones, and it does not cost much.A .
r 4 Orange Peel. ular of fourteen and good to fasten a
the last issue of HOME INTER- periods seven, way on lamp topis
If possibie have fresh peel, as it pre- twenty-one days. By commencing the with melted alum. Use it as soonas
read the in
many places placeof serves much nicer and quicker. Pre- treatment a day or two before the melted, and the lamp is ready for
ita, as given by the printer.We .
would call pare a syrup of white sugar and chill is expected, one can get the full use as soon as it gets cold-
special attention to water, putting in at least twice as much benefit of the medicine, without the ELSIE.

our article on "Orange Marmalade"made ( water as you would for other preserves, constant and excessive use of quinine, O 4

of the sweet orange ; this method, I to allow sufficient cooking. When which is injurious to many persons.A To Prepare Cocoanut Cake.

as given by our correspondent, is an the has boiled ten or fifteen liver medicine is also
excellent and trust that this syrup good pill or a Cut a hole through the nut at one
one, we as minutes, put in peel and juice at a desideratum in these but
cases as
fruit is ; end of the eyes, draw of the milk,
now so plenty, many of our time and when the last is in set the I
readers will avail themselves of the Mrs. Reed suggests the avoidance of pound well on all sides to loosen the
vessel on the back of the range whereit malarious places, covers the whole break the shell
meat, open, remove ,
opportunity to this
try recipe by an
can boil slowly for four or five ED. H. I.
experienced very ground.- and set in a cool open oven for half a
hours.I t 4
day. Grate and use ,at once, or
usually make of a. morning so as I consider there is no more respect- with
Sorrento. sprinkle thickly powdered sugar
to have ample time. I cannot give able character on earth than an un- and in cool
spread out a dry place.
[CONTINUED.] you exact proportion of each ingre- married woman who makes her own This will keep for weeks.

In this beautiful, genial land thereare dient, for I guess at right quantity in- way through life quietly, without sup- t 4

many things the ladies can find to stead of weighing.::; It takes a good port of husband or brother, and who COLD SLAW.-Cut cabbage fine,
employ their time. deal of number of retains in her well
sugar, though, to possession a regu-
sprinkle over it and salt, set in
First cultivate flowers We of for unless there is lated mind sim- pepper
we say, pieces peel, a disposition to enjoy
a cool place, add the yolks of three or
know that this State is truly a "Landof plenty of syrup the preserves are not ple pleasures, and fortitude to support
I the; whole of two five tablespoons-
Flowers." In the dear old If while the inevitable and with eggs
days near as good. cooking, pains, sympathy Eul of strong vinegar, one-half tea-
when we were among the pioneer set water gets too low, pour in more thatis the sufferings of other-Charlotte spoonful of made mustard, butter the
tlers had little flower and when the becomes Bronte
we our garden.: boiling, peel
size of an almond, put these in a tin
How to the tender take and let the 4
happy we were see tender, out syrup
stir over the fire until it becomes
plants and how boil until thick if it is Sweet Orange Marmalade.For cup
green peep up, we anx- on tolerably ,
smooth paste, let it become cold= ; then
iously watched and waited until the not so already. You can try a few proportions : Take the juice of mix with cold cabbage when wantedfor

little plant was a bouquet in itself: drops by putting them in a saucer to fifteen oranges ; white peel and pulpof use. Nice for fried oysters.

A little care and attention and we cool. Be sure to put away in a jar twelve ; yellow peel of two. 4

shall be repaid a hundred-fold. that an be tightly sealed. The preserves With a sharp knife remove the peel CRANBERRY SAUCE.-PICk over

Friends, throw aside your dread of will mould if this precaution is from twelve oranges ; put the peel from
and wash the berries, and to a quart
tan and sun-burn, and try fresh air not taken. ELSIE. two oranges into a tin cup with half a
allow of cold Pour
a pint water. over
and flowers, and see if your days do .. pint of water and set it on the back of
not fly more quickly and the result of Answers to Mrs. A. the stove to simmer until needed. Cut them a heaping cup of sugar, cover
closely and boil fifteen minutes.
labors are not crowned with The best for throat troublein the twelve in
your remedy peeled oranges quarters, will
Cooked in this they be jelly.If .
flowers of delicate perfume.The children adults is the with lemon the way
or to gargle a squeezer press out '
it is preferred that the juico remain
ladies in this section have madea throat with salt and water two or juice into a bowl), and set aside until
in state defer the
a liquid adding
success of bees ; and if you have three times a day. If the disease has needed. Now take the pieces from
until the berries are nearly
flowers, then bees come in very nicely, made much progress get a box of which the juice has been squeezed, pick; sugar cooked, and use more water.

with but little trouble you have the chloride of potash made into small out the seeds and put the pieces into a -0.0- .

pleasure of fresh honey.To wafers at the drug store, and keep one kettle with two quarts of cold water. Orange Wafers.-Beat the yolks of
pass away the afternoons form in the mouth until dissolved. A gar Set on the stove and heat graduallyuntil
four light stir into them
societies, meeting at the different gle of sulphur mixed with water is it boils ; let it boil briskly eggs very ;
one-half of white
pound one
houses, say once a week, and take very good, and when there are white twenty minutes. Strain the water off sugar
pound of flour, the juice of
sewing or fancy work in the throat blow thin cloth and don't quarter
your ; togetheryou : patches sulphur through a coarse one lemon, the grated rind of a half
can chat about your work, your down with a quill, or piece .of macca- squeeze it as you want to save all the
one, and the white of the beatento
chickens, flowers books and roni will is death the to the kettle eggs
successin answer ; sulphur to pulp ; return pieces stiff froth. Drop this batter froma

various ways. We, as pioneers, fungus growth, whether in the animalor pour on a generous supply of boiling buttered and

found this way of passing a pleasant vegetable kingdom. I water, boil twenty minutes and strainas bake teaspoon in a upon quick oven. Spread paper or-
aflernotn entertaining well Throat trouble caused cold before. this until
as as pro- by can Repeat process marmalade on the underside, and
fitable. be easily cured if taken in time. A you have changed the water six times, ange
place two together.
Try getting up a literary society, small child may not be able to gargle, adding boiling water each time after .

where young and old, all may join, but the sulphur blown into the throat the first. Cover closely in the last t"rosting.'Vhites of two eggs,

and another evening profitably disposed will do the work even if the troubleis water and boil until the white peal is make a frosting as for other cakes, .

of. diphtheria.To so soft, as to break easily with a fork; save out enough to frost the top of the

A Chautauqua. circle is another way prevent chills and fever : Don't strain, put into a chopping bowl and cake add to the rest the juice and

to educate and review the knowledgeof live in malarious places ; sleep in an chop very fine, add the juice of the or- grated rind of an orange, and spread

our school days ; the books are not upper story if possible ; keep out of anges including the juice from the between the layers.

expensive, and the reading solid and damp places ; keep your feet dry and three reserved ones ; add( the water in

substantial. warm, your head cool ; a cabbage leaf which the yellow peel was boiled with Orange Cake.-Two cups sugar, half

. Do not become discouraged and in the hat will greatly assist if you about half of the boiled yellow peel cup butter beaten to a cream, one cup

think because you "ive for a time in are exposed to the sun. It is said thata cut into small strips ; mix all thor- sweet milk, three eggs well beaten,

the "piney woods" that there is no. teaspoonful of salt and cayenne pep- oughly ; measure with a tea cup into three cups flour, and two teaspoons

silver lining to the sky, for the years per mixed and worn in the shoe next the kettle set on the stove and heat baking powder. Bake.. in sheet.

will bring in settlers, and 'ere you the foot is a preventive. Quinine is gradually. From this time on almost -e

know it, a little village is all around the only remedy we have ever seen constant watchfulness is required to Two or three bananas, sliced in'a

you. Where to-day is the pretty vil. after testing their true inwardness ; prevent burning. Let it boil a few bowl of bread and milk, makes a delicious -

lage of Sorrento once _was a virgin the remedies advertised usually have moments then add granulated sugar, and sufficient lunch.




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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. have none at all, on the principle that five years while not one out" of a I I will describe a plan which is very

"Half a loaf is better than no bread." thousand ever proves to have any real successful in growing large, strong

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. permanent value. Still it is necessary i plants and requires much less work.

B1d- "The Australian Method" does not to try all the new varieties that The great cause of failure, in growing

differ much from the usual manner of are offered, otherwise when the one strawberry plants, is poor soil. The
Offer Withdrawn.It .
Clubbing d'king the work in Florida. August thousandth variety, which is valuable, beds are fertilized in the fall before

will be noted that our "club being the last month of their winter, comes along you may be left behind. setting out the plants, often times only

rates" for the DISPATCH and "with would+ l c rrespond with February here. But touch them lightly, set out one or the row is fertilized and in any case

other publications" no longer appearat As they speak of four waterings two hundre and see whether they are it is pretty well used up before the

the head of the Publishers Depart- during the summer and autumn, they vigorous, productive, of good size,good runners begin to root the next sum
mint t be dependant upon irrigation. quality and in every way desirable.If mer. The next way is to keep all the
ment These offers entailed much so, you can soon propagate good runners cut off until about the first of

clerical work without commensurate Mexican Oranges.-If these are stock from your own beds. June. The fertilize all the ground between

benefits and are therefore withdrawn.We realy! superior to any in the American the rows, so that wherever a

shall hereafter make no reductionin market, what becomes of the Heavy Fertiliziny Again.-I have runner strikes root it will find some-
often quoted claim that the nearer to thing to feed upon. After the time
the regular price of the DISPATCH, already criticized the proposition to
its most Northern limit anJ fruit is specified the plants are not likely to
use 15,000 pounds of cotton seed meal
and club only with publications with grown, the better its quality ? become so crowded that they cannot
acre. I think however that Mr.
per ,
which we have especial find for .
arrangements room proper development.W.
Pilsbry is mistaken when he that
due notice of which will be given. Apiaculture.-If this is an undeveloped quantity would necessarily kill says all the C. STEEL
industry in Alachua Switzerland, Florida, December 13.
4 county,
plants. It would cetainly be fatal to _.H
it is still more so in other of the
Questions and Answers. parts
vegetation until thoroughly decayed.But "The nicest and best location for
State, judging from the fact there
"Hillsboro," of Anclote, Fla., writes are if comported for a few weeks, or orange culture for a winter resort" is
no I have been for
reports. watching
as follows: well mixed with the soil not less than quite numerous in Florida. The
some statistics showing the
What is the matter with the en- receiptsand six months before the plants are to b > longer we stay, the broader our views
from which could
closed leaves? expenses we set, I do not think that it would kill grow as to choice locations. Since
decide whether the business
ANS.-Mr. Ashmead will reply to profitable or not. was really them. Though, as I said before, I do the freeze and the great progress in

the foregoing in next issue. not think it would be a wise method of railroad building southward, we would
Mr. Trueblood 1650
What is the best. pump for sprayingtrees honey from fifteen reports stands of poundsof bees, enriching the soil. locate below the 29th parallel, on high

with emulsions? Is the Cyclone besides the increase in swarms. At rolling lands.

Nozzle obtainable in this State? ten cents per pound this would amountto Growing Large Plants.-Old straw On Sunday last the J. T. and K.

ANs.-The Aquapult is the best $165, or $11 per stand. I would liketo berry plants may be safely used, pro- W. Railway sent a through train load

pump. This pump and the Cyclone see reports from other beekeeperswhose vided that, when dug, they show of oranges over its line, consisting of

Nozzle can be had from S. B. Hub- apiaries are located inland at a plenty of new vigorous roots startingout twenty-seven cars, containing 8,100

bard & Co., of this city. distance from the coast. Give us facts above the old black roots. But boxes of oranges, for various northern

What is the best fertilizer for figs and figures that we may be able tojudge old plants with black roots only, are markets.

planted on high, sandy soil ? intelligently as to whether it is best to not worth the time and trouble it Mr.\ J. Gardner, formerly of Chicago -

ANs.-Any nitrogenous manure is embark in the enterprise. What is takes to move them. is now in Jacksonville, Florida,

good for figs. None better than Mapes' the usual percentage of loss from disease The idea of saving the first runner where he proposes to start an exten-

Complete Manure. etc., each year? only is an old one. There was a time sive moss factory at once, he will

Does anybody in this State sell the when some growers, (on a very small manufacture a "curled hair product"

Kerosene Emulsion for orange trees Weevils.-The fumes of sulphide scale only,) claimed that no other using our native moss as raw material.

recommended by Professor Riley? Do : of carbon, which is now comparativelycheap plants were worth setting. I supposedthat .

you know of any person in the State i would be much more easily and this theory was exploded long ago, NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 1886.
who sells genuine buhach or London safely used in a granary than the though I did not receive one letter Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

Purple? fumes of burning sulphur. If the this season enquiring at what price I The following is the market quotationson

ANa-We don't know any one that room could be made nearly air tight a wouldjfurnish {severalfcthousand New- oranges this date:

sells either. Those hang these articles pint of sulphide, perhaps even less, nans "firxt runner plants only." Such Fla. Oranges" ,choice fancy bright 0. .. per" crt,|2:3 5ft@2 @ 2 75
for sale should advertise in the poured into an old tin can and set on plants could not be furnished at a poor to fair 2 00@ 2 5
FLORIDA DISPATCH.Is the floor of the room once a month, price which any one could; afford to ".. Rnssets Mandarins 0. "" 4 2 00 U(@ 6 2 50 00

there a special ladder made that would preserve the Kaffir corn and pay. Nor are they worth one cent per I Tangierines 7 C0@ 9 (0
other from attacks of thousand J. D. HASHAQEN.
is fit for use among fruit trees? grains weevils. more than second: third or

ANS.-We think you can obtain Fourth runner plants provided the latter -
such ladders from the hardware merchants Feeding Cotton Seed Meal.-The are the same size. It would be Meteorological.
plan of tying cows in different parts of impossible to furnish them at all unless -
of this city. See our advertis- ---- ; .
ing columns. the grove, a$ recommended by M. C., engaged before hand, and grown I.1! ..:..: <.
may be as good as any in an old grove specially to order at a cost of not less '_+' 1ca rAstAV *>S > << d M
Can trees that have badly gnawedby aims a 1 UUUU'I. ,',
where nothing is grown besides the than ten to fifteen dollars per thousand.I CO KSg3 ]
wood hares (rabbits, >to called) be C
trees. It distributes the fertilizer would not make contract to supplymore II
doctored so as to make them fruitful? without the trouble of it. than thousand .. W t> 1JPIUInU 3 n 2_ it.a'J: E'
handling that
one at rate. CO) HN. SLp p uual (ao) a'JOO'
z o
ANs.-Griddled trees can be reju- Most growers of young groves wishto In hundreds of cases, in my own beds, $0 *
:J:: -- ----- 3OQ
venated by inarching a sprout from grow tomatoes, cabbage, or other the later runners are the best Q + a
owing I "'C'I n o 10:)ec o
below the the stem of a seed G Q 4fitaotaA
scar or
vegetables among their trees, and in to their striking soil that was richer ;x:::ti a --- -----
ling planted for the purpose into the that case it would be impossible to and more mellow than where the first c- 'aoiaa{ l(1 I
c I. :: ;iI:
trunk above the wound.
follow this plan. The evidence of runner rooted. I will guarantee thatI :a I' :nnzzZZZ o
4 careful experiments is that the manure can select one hundred plants that C w02w :: __ Lx o SfOQ

Current Comments.Mr. from oil cake meal, cotton seed meal, are all of them the third or fourth H.-;:.. I I I i 'sqipaapanq 'i. .

King should have made sure of etc., that has been fed to cattle, is from the old plant and set them side Q;) :) PUB saqoaj u; SSSSS2. .: off

his facts before asserting positivelythat worth nearly as much as the first cost by side with one hundred that were :;=:Q;5; -I: llisluisa I I Iw I1 JuJ !.,

the statements and estimates, of the material. It is not an easy all first runners, give them the same .
which he criticized,were'utterly falze." matter to increase the quantity of milk care and no man living can Os.; :( I .(nun nuaN I 00..,.tr.tQ.t-o -,.:*f O t-oo o .,5( .,3,;::;
Mr. Hawkins' is to the that will but the tell which E --- I _.- d o.m .
answer right a cow give, quality is which ;tat any stageof -:- x ""' ___ C1I: ,
point, and should be convincing. Yet, may be much improved at a very growth either from the size of the I :;CE?, UIuutJUU'0. .: ., :I m Q)
Q .
"A man convinced against his will, is small expense. plants or from the quantity or quality -

of the same opinion still." The argument of frnit yielded. I do not believe that CC mUIlxuJ I n ; 558 p..-2..q Ss :

as to the economy of buying New Varieties What Mr. R. S.. the writer of the parargraph in question "e3'Si I Cl Cl M (7)3-
good trees is unanswerable. Still there Cole saysf the Hoffman strawberry' every tried to put his theory into 'laUIOJ\Ja m4N,yc g .
S n a uual(: Mo gg gg ..:- :
are always some who will "save at the may be true, but it seems to me he practice. I have never tried it in just -o I 232
spigot while it runs out at the bung. claims too much. I have seen so that way, but I have tried keeping all 0 -- ... -...--... ...-... .. o sss2S2 o o

hole," by buying and setting out low many of these new varieties puffed by the runners off so as to grow the plantsin 0 o;)> I. !:: ;:: ::: ::81..r.,.(.

priced trees. those who had plants to sell, as the hilla. I can assure the reader thatno .r i ..::'XI : : i s .Ara.. : asm i::

If a beginner has very little money best that was ever offered to the public. one who has not tried it can form tI4 too -. ;C:,"" ..O.)d c.o-O) ClDfIII<<>*4*>) i 1.
and cannot get large trees it may be Yet ninety-nine out of every one hun- any idea of the amount of time and < d ';"I =f A EL.I N 0+
::I! --
better to put out small ones than to dred quietly drop into oblivion within labor required. j :: ::I,S o. .Q=' ==Zl3.aJI2
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PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. neer, as well as the leading, banking in- and "Young People. Their many attractive Evidence of Experienced Orange Growersand

stitution of South Florida. features for the coming year are Truck Farmers.

- set forth in detail.SPECIAL & Gibbs Savannah Ga.
I tried your orange fertilizers in com-
Is a 20 to 28-page weekly,devoted to \GRICULTUBE the young stationers and book sellers, !! with standard fertilizer of
HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY and IMMIGRATION are so well satisfied with results, that ADVERTISEMENTS. ; petition a an
in FLORIDA and the COAST BELT their contract. They old reliable company, and the result was
they: again renew
of the SOUTHERN STATES.Sublcrlptlon. cards entirely in your favor, on both large and
Make of New Years' ,
a specialty Good male for the out-
Kates. agents sporting small trees. I have given the experi-
Per Annum, $2.00. Six Months,Sl.t,,(). Three Holiday goods, as well as agricultural, fits advertised by E. S. Morgan ment twelve months time. I speak now

Months,60c. etc., publications. _. of the result at the expiration of one

and business correspondence Remittances should be ad- LEWTER & BEACHAM, Oranges.' year. I certainly prefer your fertilizer to

dressed toCHAS. real estate firm of Orlando call attentionto Messrs. Wilcox & Gibbs, Savannah, Ga.: any other I have tested.G.

W. DACOSTA, Publisher : some twenty-five bargains in Orlando I have used for the last two years your W. MEANS.

Jacksonville, Florida.To lands, city lots, groves, etc. Write this fertilizers for young and bearing orange Evinston, Fla., February 15, 1886.

firm and name the DISPATCH.E. trees. I have found them to be the bestI .. I.

Advertisers. TV. HENCK, have ever used, and shall use no otheras Caution.'Ve .
The DISPATCH Is TIlE LEADING AGRICUL- well long as they are kept at their present
of is gentleman so
STATE and has Longwood a
TURAL OF THIS a have proof that certain persons
large circulation In Florida and throughoutthe posted on the topography of the country, standard. JOHN J BARR.
within the three
have months
United States and foreign countrIes- that: he is consulted from abroad regard- Micanopy, Fla., July 9th, 1886. past can-
vassed Florida and taken orders
wherever the interest Is turned Southward.It -.-.- through
IS ADVERTISING ME- ing the quality and lay of special tractsof
ONE OF THE BEST for fruit trees by representing themselvesas
DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- land, and we therefore feel no hesi- Real Estate Bargain
our agents.
tate,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, readers write him
tancy in asking our to
Plant at $12.50
Hotels, and those branches wherein it Is desirable I 100 acres near City per We caution the public against trustingany
to reach our winter visitors or'our on any occasion when ideas or, facts regarding I acre; 200 acres near Plant City at $12.50 person professing to act as our trav-

rapidly Increasing permanent population. Florida lands are needed. He per acre; 54 acres on Pine Island at $10 eling agent, as']:'we do not employ any
For Advertising Rates apply to will courteously and consisely reply. Mr.
per acre; 10 acres at Bloomingdale at such agents. All dealers purchasingfrom
LOUIS W. BUCKLEY Henck is now located at Lon"wood in :;40 per acre. ROBT. H. JONES, us, sell upon their own responsi-

Advertising Manager.A the real estate business, which he satis- 69 Bay street, Jacksonville. bility and no one is authorized to use our.
I factorily announces elsewhere. He has .
name in any business transaction what-
Rousing Week. fine tracts of land, groves, etc., for sale, Geo. E. Snow, of East Lake states ever. P. J. BERCKMANS,
and will sell lots of this class of real es that he is better satisfied with Williams, Fruitland Nurseries,
in the of the DISPATCH
Never history tate. He was the first President of the I.
Clark & Co.'s Tree Fertilizer
Orange Augusta,
or other Florida publication, has
any South Florida Railway, is practical
-a than any he has used III eight years' experience -
there been such a prosperous business builder of railway lines and as reliableas
done, nor with such satisfactory results, Old Sol. Read his advertisement. with orange tree fertilizer.. BRONSON, FLA., December 28th, 1885.
----- ---- -- Messrs. Wilcox & Gibbs Savannah Ga.
as the present week. With two new full- ,
ALTAMONTE HOUSE, Itibera Nursery. MY DEAR SIRS-When wrote
page advertisements and over a page you
more of miscellaneous advertisements, Frank Cofran, proprietor, is one of the Exclusively for Pecan nuts and Pecan last July regarding the result of your or-

coupled with the engagement of a new finest in the country. Located health- trees. 2,000 one-year-old Pecan trees ange tree fertilizer, I wrote to you that

special correspondent and a veteran sub- fully, surrounded by lakes, sporting, Pecan nuts for planting and eating. up to that date I was pleased with it, but

scription solicitor to make a tour of the yachting and with grand parlors, billiard Orders promptly filled. was not prepared to speak as fully as I

South in the interest of this journal, we halls, tennis grounds, it is an ideal resort. ARTHUR BROWN, would later in the season.I .
feel able to guarantee our patrons better Mr.\ Cofran is one of the most popular Blackwater, Santa Rosa Co., Fla. Box 4. now write to say in the most em-

results daily from placing their advertis- bonifaces in Florida and deserves the --_.-.<.-- phatic language, that I found your fertili-

ing patronage with us. we are locatedin name. DELAND, FLA., Nov. 4, 1886. zers to be by far superior to any I have

larger and better quarters, have the HARRISON & STARRS' FEED HOUSE, Messrs. H. J. BAKER & BRO: ever used; the trees made a great deal of

paper cut and bound, and will positivelybe a full mention of which is delayed. Harper I shall continue to use your "OrangeTree" .. wood and it hardened very rapidly, and
able to keop our promise and issue Bros. Burpee's seed house B. L. Fertilizer on my grove The trees the fruit was large and very fine in every
doing well with it, that I would be I do
are so not to
the DISPATCH in tint-paper covers Jan- Nowell & Co. and others have display respect. expect use any
foolish to change. It is the best I other fertilizers for
uary 1st, an object long and carefully la- advertisements elsewhere, a mention of very my orange grove.
bored for. We are now carrying in our which must be postponed for more space. have tried during an experience of ten Put me down as a patron Very truly,
advertising columns the best class of ad- years in the grove business. W. H. SEBRING.
vertisers known, and when such firms as
Harper Brothers, Publishers, send full- The Wilcox & Gibbs Guano Co's Pic- Cuttings of three varieties of the FJg

page advertisements at our regular card torial Annual for 1887, lies before us. Itsa Notice. furnished to order at $2 per hundred.

rates, it stamps the DISPATCH as boom- complete almanac, contains interesting Four weeks after date I will sell at I Small cuttings of six inches sent by mail,

ing beyond record. Let us hear from general matter and illustrations, is a auction at the building corner Bay and : post paid. H. REED, I

our readers what they think of the DISPATCH manual of reference in all matters pertaining Pine streets Jacksonville, Florida, one : B" 2T.3; Jacksonville Fla.
advertisers to fertilization and of course for I .-_-_ .
and in writing to always iron safe for storage charges whom it
name this paper; it shows them gives i a full account of Messrs. Wilcox & may concern. JNO. C. L'ENGLE.I I Look Here, Florida Bargain Seekers! >

where they receive values. Gibbs' immense grand concern, analysisof Dec. 27, 1886.J. Are you looking for paying investments

First on our list comes their several praparations, etc., etc. 4 either TOWN lots adjoining Railroad
The fertilizer manufactured by this
WILLIAM CANNON, F. Corrigan, of San Antonio, Fla., Stations; on navigable rivers; or front-
firm is more generally used by our straw- },
October 4 1886 writes ing on beautiful salt-water Bays or
the popular agent at Kissimmee for the :
than by other
Disston Lands, South Florida RailwayCompany's berry growers any com- "I have used Mapes' Fertilizers, Bone Harbors? On Orange Groves, or wild
mercial fertilizer, and is largely used by
Dust and Potash for and have lands from one to one million acres ? If
Lands, and, in fact, the very and truckers. Send for two years,
orange growers found them so, send for "The Orange Grove," a
finest trucking, orange-growers' lands their annual.THE J perfectly satisfactory. They
and residence sites in all South Florida, seem especially adapted for our light soil, Lands) journal published in the interestof
comes out in a card elsewhere. When SCOTTISH LAND AGENCY. and the increased yield where they hav in Florida,-only one dollar a

his full advertising matter is received, On.the last trip of the DISPATCH representative been used is very apparent." year-Sample copy FREE. Addres,
i i i .
had the ot THE ORANGE GROVE,
the DISPATCH will more elaborately describe he pleasure meeting, 1
Mr. Cannon's business, and the at Winter Park, :Mr. Hugh McCallum, Orange Grove Liverpool, Manatee Co., Fla.

real who proudly own Scotia as his former .-.. -
advantages of buying your estate Fine bearing orange-grove, 1,000 trees, -----
through him. home and Florida as the land of his for sale, quarter of mile from Lake Como Attention Fruit Growers.

HIRAM SIBLEY & CO. choice. Mr. McCallurn was a leading Station, J., T. & K. W. R. R. ; 30 acres Send in your orders for a few ever
solicitor of Scotland and brings to tbis of beautiful land beautiful lake for
high buds
I bearing orange. Large one year on
the great Rochester, N. Y., and Chicago, country a ripe legal experience as well as
boating or fishing,lovely (li acres) four year stock. $1 each, $10 per dozen.
run Seed-house, once again comes beforeour a knowledge of titles, deeds etc., out in lake, high hammock land, good This orange tree will give you fruit the
Floridians the columns of that will unvaluable to of
through prove buyers buildings. This is one of the best round. C. B. PELTON
the DISPATCH. The house is one of the Florida real estate. lIe has under his in Putnam Price groves year ,
county. $10,000; quar. South Florida Nursery, Lake Helen,
very best in the country, and too much charge and owns some of the very best ter down, balance easy terms. AddressC. Florida.

cannot be said concerning their reliabil- lands about beautiful Winter Park, witha B. SMITH, 12 West Bay street, .-..
and Write for catalogues fine team and McCallum for
ity experience. buggy a Jacksonville After Three Years Trial.
etc:* companion; the intending buyer can I .
make an inspection of that country that : Messrs. Wilcox & Gibbs, Savannah, Ga.:
will result satisfactory. Write or better Estate Agents It is now nearly three years since I

of 56 South Water street,New York City, still call on him. The DISPATCH next Having the following valuable real commenced using your fertilizers, and '

have a card elsewhere calling the atten- issue will publish a valuable communication estate, and wishing, to use the money in during that time I have compared them y

tion of our truckers, florists, etc., to their from Mr. [cCallum.TIlE my business, loner to those wishingREAL often with other leading brands-none of

material for hot-houses, etc., replacing TROPICAL. BARGAINS in choice, desirable Or- ; them costing less, and some as much as

glass in sashes, etc. More details will ange or Vegetable land, or handsome $10.00 more per ton, and I have always ;;
be given later on. Messrs. Woods & Douglas, the propri- Groves, the following: found yours perfectly satisfactory, not
etors of this famous hotel at Kissimmee, excelled by that I have tried eitherin
VOLINA DRUG AND CHEMICAL COMPANY, 240 acres north of Brooksville at $10 any 1
Florida are now fairly deep in the mysteries acre 5 lots in Fort Meade at 75 making satisfactory wood growth,
per ; per
of Baltimore. Md., is fast coming into of keeping fine hotel at a fine lot; 40 acres south of St. Augustine at quantity, or quality of fruit.J. .
prominence as the manufacturers and hotel at a fine point where they are ap- O. TABER.
$15 (lO-acre
acre acres or-
wholesale sellers of a remedy that gives preciated. The Tropical, with its spacious per ) ;adjoining Sanford young at 5000. Sanford, Fla., July 7th. 1886.
ange grove
universal satisfaction, and is being soldon rooms, elegant parlors, lawns, All bargains. Address I NOTE Mr. Taber used Orange Growers' -
all sides. This is standard boat house billiard
a rooms yachts,
ROBT. H. JONES Own and and Truck Farmers' -
and all do should sell their cusine etc. makes itself felt the Special,
druggists as
or ,
Wholesale Grocer 69 West Bay street Special Guanos last and the
remedies. Read their advertisement.FIRST leader in South Florida hotels.
Jacksonville. before. When we enquired of him
NATIONAL BANK OF ORLANDO, HARPER & BROS. how he liked our Guanos, he replied:

Mr. Charles Joy. President.; and with We devote a pale to-day to the well Groves where Williams, Clark & Co.'s "Very well, indeed; but I am unwillingto

able, as well as popular, Captain Nat. known publications of this firm. "Har- Orange Tree Fertilizer has been used are speak positively until after two or

Poyntz as director of finances, is the pio per's Magazine," "Weekly," "Bazar," looking finely. three years continuous trial."


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Oranges. Malaria. .13.1tamoi.te; :Hotel: ,

Messrs. Wilcox & Gibbs, Savannah, Ga.: Twenty-five hundred dozen bottles o ALTAMONTE STATION, ORANGE CO., FLA.

Indicates his satisfaction by ordering Ague Conqueror ordered in one month. FRANK A. co RAN, .Proprietor.
thirty tons. The undersigned never compliments It positively eradicates all Malaria,Fever
(Ot the Twin Mountain House, White :Mountains, N. H.)
a dealer in fertilizers, if upon and Ague, Billious and Intermittent ---
actual trial his manures fall below the Fevers in any climate. Read our book

standard represented, much less sends of one thousand testimonials.DUE PATRONIZE HOME INDUSTRIES

.another order. It gives me pleasure to WEST,S. C., March 12, 1883. .

say, however, in regard to your fertili- G. G. GREEN, Dear Sir:-We will.soon

zers, that the.test I gave them on my orange need more Ague Conqueror. It is taking
trees the past! summer is entirely like *hot cakes" and giving satisfaction. ASK YOUR GROCER FOR

satisfactory. You may now take my:or- Yours, ELLIS BROS.

der for the following amounts. or dIfferent -
brands: FAIRFIELD, Mo., Aug. 29, 1886. EMPIRE ONE SPOONOR

20 tons Orange Growers' Own Guano. G. G. GREEN, Dear Sir-Your Ague
10" Special Guano. Conqueror knocks the Chills and Dumb

Will give shipping directions as soon Ague every time. I warrant every bot-
as I can learn what line gives the best tle and it never fails. I have cured cases

rates. Yours truly, where quinine had no effect whatever. a

R. W. LAWTON. Yours, truly, W. H. SHAW & CO. Snowflake Baking Powders, ::

Oviedo, Orange County, Fla., October 4
23d, 1884.
-.-.-4- Wanted And see that you get them as they are the best in the Market. Manufactured only by the
Copies of the DISPATCH-issues of October
We want an active, influential person llth and 18th. Address
in the territory of each postoffice in the CHAS. W. DACOSTA, "FLORIDA CHEMICAL WORKS "
State of Florida to represent our interest. 4ti Publisher. ,

Send two cent stamp and reference for .. .. J. W. BEARDSLEE,
particulars to Sutton & Bemis, Ocala. Florida Orange Grove for Sale. JAS M. AIH.LIE, } Proprietors
-.-.- Twenty acres good land ; 1200 trees, Office and Laboratory No.33 Newnan Street, near Bay, next to Hotel Tog ni,
Fertilize 200 bearing, 3000 trees in nursery, unhurt -

With Upland Cotton Seed at $12jper; ton. by freeze, buildings, etc. ; health Jacksonville, Fla.

For prices on car-load lots address and water good. Price low-terms easy. Write for Price List and ention the Florida Dispateh.

MAYS & PARTRIDGE, Drawer 1\1. Jacksonville, Fla. 8ti .
---- --- ------
Monticello, Fla. =
An old physician, retired from -f MBMMfel C1FT
I Have for Sale prac- !):J I II 'Lr' Ot all makes direct
to isto-
01 II c
tice, having had placed in his hands by PIANOS ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS.! mere from headquarter, at
1 lot and house at Summit at $250 3 '
; an East India missionary the formula o 1 fa wholesale prices. All goods
lots (6 acres) at Palatka at $250 per lot; simple vegetable remedy for the speedy guaranteed.till instruments money are received asked

20 acres near Ocala at $25 per acre. and permanent cure of Consumption, and fully tested. Write us
ROUT. H. JONES, Bronchitis Catarrh, Asthma and all Genuine Bargains. before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents may
save you from 850OO to 81OO.OO. Address
69 Bay .street. Jacksonville. Throat and Lung Affections, also a posi- JESSE FRENCH, Nashville Tenm
----- tive and radical cure for Nervous Debility Wtotealo Distributing Jcp'tfor the South

Williams, Clark & Co's High Grade and all Nervous Complaints, after having Being Sole Agents in the South for ------------- -------
Bone Fertilizer is considered the best tested its wonderful curative
$100 A WEEK.Ladies
now in the market. Office 61 West Bay in thousands' cases, has felt it his powers dutyto CIIICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA- .
.1 street, Jacksonville.. make it known to his suffering fellows. TIIUSHEK, BENT & ARION employment or gentlemen write desiring at once.pleasant We want profItable

---- .--- Actuated by this motive, and a desire to you to handle an article of domestic use that

Rocky Branch Nursery, Monticello, Fla. relieve human suffering, I will send, free recommends itself to every one at sight.
Parties intending to purchase LeCor .e of charge, to all who desire it, this recipein PIANOS, Profits 300 per cent. Families Sellillkehotcakes.wishing to
Pear trees will do well to place ords German, French or English, with ful practice economy should for their own
with me before the season to plant ope. directions for preparing and using. Sent benefit write for particulars. Used every

I have a choice stock of one, two a .d by mail by addressing,with stamp?naming Price day the within year reach round of in all.every Circulars household.free.

three-year-old trees, and will not be un- this paper, W. A. NOYES, 149 Pow- ORGANS, Agents receive Sample, Free. Address
- J dersold. Correspondence. with nurserymen er's' Stock, Rochester, N. T. Domestic Mn.'&; Co.. Marion Ohio.
solicited. _u ___ __ __ --------- MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE, I 100 Album Verses
B. W. PARTRIDGE, GIVEN AWAY 14J funny Love and
Proprietor. PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. Marriage scenes, 1

i .- .- .- SEEDS SEEDS Fortune Teller,2"Kurius"jLove-letters| I 12::In
I Save Heal Estate Agency Expenses.I Everyone given benefit of our one price sys- teresting Games, 2 Beau Catchers, 1 Magic
tem, and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy Age Tablet, the Language of Flowers, and
will sell, at a bargain, the following terms of payment, and freight prepaid on all 200 samples of New Goods that will fill your
property: Instruments to Purchaser's nearest H.. R. or pockets with Gold. ALL SENT FKKK for
10 acres near Newnansville at $25 per Grass and Clover Seeds steamboat landing. only 13c. to help pay postage, etc. UNION:
SUPPLY AGENCY, Box'332, Philad'a, Pa.
acre; 20 acres and grove at Oviedo, Fla.,
KS"TMs is the Biggest Offer ever mad by c.
at $10,000; 6 lots adjoining Springfieldat Seed Grain and Potatoes, Reliable Firm and all our readers should take
$250 per lot; 50 acres and grove(bear advantage of it AT ONCE Ed.
ing) at Picolata at $10,000. Garden and Flower Seeds, VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
The and Most
Largest Complete Establishment
Vegetable & Flowering Plants. CORDEONS South.
the Wholesale Grocer, Jacksonville.

f) -Save Money-.. Prices and all kinds of small instruments offered at
quoted on application. Send for our illustrated cata- C .a
lowest prices. a
By writing for special offer of LeConte logue.
and Keifer Pears, Moore's Early Grapes Descriptive Catalogue mailed FREE. .at.t.

etc., to "Arcadia Nursery," Monticello, .
i Fla. Correspondence Solicited ?
l:5f4 Ul4ll
Artist Materials
Oranges. .
Picture Frames, t I'I'i '
Messrs. Wilcox & Gibbs, Savannah,. Ga.: T.W.WOOD&SONS Fine Pictures,
After extensive use, Mr. It. W.Lawton ,
reports his favorable opinion of the Fancy fJooils. i
orange fertilizers, and says they have Albums, Stationery.We .

given the most satisfactory results of any NO. 10 S. FOURTEENTH ST. in anything in
save money
can you
he has used in his sixteen years in the Mention this paper. RICHMOND, VA. Music, Art:or Fancy Goods. Write us for
:< business. Of all the numerous fertilizers prices.
Geo. S. Hacker & Son
I have used upon my orange groves dur- ,
ing my experience of sixteen years in the I Orange Grove for Sale Cheap. MANUFACTURER OF

business, I unhesitatingly say that yours
have given the most Ten Acres HIgh Pine Land, two miles from
satisfactory results. Ludden & Bates Southern Music House DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDINGAnd
Railroad station,500 trees 5 years old, set two ,
I will send
you my orders for whatever I years-all In good condition. Price cash S700,
may need in the;winter.R.. or with 50 acres of land$900. Building Material.Office .
W. LAVTON. Address'V.
R. RAMSEY, --- ----------
Oviedo, Fla., July 10th 1885. and Warerooms, King,op. Cannon St.,
Spring Grove, Fla.
Charleston S. C.
Attention, Investors! Reference: Editor DISPATCH. ,

A new store and lot in Haines City at MAYWOOD.Groves IRA'IEPIANOFORTES. Oranges and Lemons !

$1,000; 60 acres hammock, cleared, a .

few miles from Fernandina, at $12.50 made and warranted ()n the most
per acre. favorable terms, in one of the most healthy Consignments solicited. Liberal advances
t The prices are low for all my property, sections of Florida. Boarding and houses to made. \Vould,bep1ea: ed tocorrespond: with
rent at moderate rIces. Send for particularsand UNEQUALLED IN parties desiring to ship here.
and will be to any purchaser wishing 20 cents for glimpses at the Orange Land.
Florida property a VALUABLE PURCHASE. For reference we refer you to the editor of Tone, Touch, ,Workmanship, and Durability Summers ITIorrisoii &:: Co.,

Write to ROBT. H. JONES, this paper. Direct to'V. WILLIAM KXAIiE A. CO. 174 South Water St.Chicago.Refer .
69 Bay street Jacksonville. H. REED No.,.204 and 200 West Baltimore Street,Baltimore.No. Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago -
t Pittman, Fla. 112 Fifth Avenue,New York. ; J. V. Farwell &Co.,Chicago.


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Produce Commission Merchants, _,
FRUIT PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS Fruits, Vegetables, I..lidosVooI, 1i tc., ;'

Nos.5 North Marketand5 Clinton Sts., Host on, 31 ass. ]FLORIDA ORANGES A SPECIALTY. ..4;
REFERENCES G.filer, Cashier Fanueil Hall National BanK, Boston; Richardson& t
Barnard Agents Boston and Savannah S.S.Co.,Savannah,Ga.:..H. C.Denton,Gainesville, 99 Bay Street, SAVANNAH, GA.
Fla.; J.oozier,Ocala, Fla.; A.C.Turner,Clear Water Harbor,r')la.; A.H. Manville,Jacksonville REFERENCES:Southern Bank State Georgia I I Quick Sales and Prompt Returns at Highes :
,Fla.) and the Commercial Agencies. | Market Prices. .



No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia.

Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments. ,
(Refer to H.F.Dutton&Co., Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann& Bro., Sumterville, Fla.t
J.T.Wofford,Fort Mason, h la.: F.C. Austin,Orange City Fla.; A.C. Osteen Osteen.Fla.;
First National Bank, Camden,N.J.; W.P. Clyde&Co., Philadelphia; Ocean Steamship Co., & Oommission House.
Phlla.Office.) Hon.A.Canale,Charleston,S.C.; A. H.Champion, Savannah,Ga. Forwarding
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:E3en.ryJBayer: IMPORTER OF db S\On.\ Oranges Direct from the Groves for Sale by Single

Bananas, Cocoanuts and Oranges, Box or Car-Load.


APPLES, POTATOES, ONIONS, Etc., -tb..er: :Produce .A.1sc
Consignments of Florida Oranges solicited. Highest market prices and prompt account of
sales. HEN IKY ISAYElt &: SON,
215 East Bay,Charleston,S. C.Wholesale All necessary facilities for handling Orange, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops.
Packages suitable for shipping the above products both made up and in the flat always on

c-:: -vv. :JE1""VVE:: : :; .. hand and for sale; also other Growers'supplies,such as Hoops,Wrapping Paper,eta
Location the best, viz:
Dealer and Commission Merchant .....
Fruits, Potatoes, Apples, Beans, Butter and General Produce. Circulars and Stencils on application.

Having connection with Northern Commission Houses,I can handle Florida Oranges and -
Fruits direct from shipping points. No transferring. Best prices obtained. Orders and FLOUR DEALERS.
consignments solicited. -----
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53 West Forsyth Street,Jacksonville,Fla.


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General Commission MerchantsAND ,

Eiotabllflhcd 1774.

123 Clinton Street. Boston. The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours made In this country for ,
REFERENCES: A.H.Manville,Jacksonville; L. L. Newsome, Crescent City; B. F.Whit Family use. ,
ner, Fort Reid; Rev. Lyman helps,Sanford; C. W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphate
Bank,Boston. of lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our
:lrod.-u.ce C> 1tY' iSSiOJ:1.:: PATENT ROLLER FLOURS '

The undersigned having made arrangements with the large Commission house of Mr.E.B. are manufactured,is unequalled for the purity and superior quality of its nutritious prop- ,
Woodward No. 174 Chan bers Street,New York, (Established 1S33: ,) takes great pleasure in erties. We make
offering all kinds of Produce,such as

Potatoes, Onions, Cabbage, Cheese, Butter, Etc., "Parapsoo:; Superlative, North. Point: Family,
and other brands.C.
at the very lowest possible! cash prices. Otter Skins purchased at highest prices for cash.
Nothing but the choicest goods sold. Consignments Oru.ngeregetables, etc.,
also solicited for the above named house. Orders by mail receive prompt attention. A. GAMBRILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY,
Respectfully yours, I AltLO\V k: CO., 30 West Bay*t., Jacksonville,Fla. / 32 Commerce Street, Baltimore,Md.

1O Years Established. Represented by Mr.JAS. H::BURST,Jacksonville, Fla.

+ 13 J!? ..A.. :La 1\1.[ : :FI.. BUY HECKER'S SUPERLATIVE FLOUR.BUY .

Commi: io3. 1\I.erch.an.-t:

166 Reade Street, | FOR TUB!:SALE | NEW YORK.
t'ruitv and Produce, Also Hides. .'Ireclalty.ReferencesBanking Furs, Honey. I:tc. Florida Oranges a

houses and principal shippers throughout the State nand for Sten- Always Ready! Always Reliable and Perfectly Healthful.
cils and Market quotations. Tri-weekly. quotations by telegraph to Times-Union during
shipping season. .
Dyspeptics and persons who cannot eat Buckwheat Cakes made by the old process with
yeast can use the Self-Raising Buckwheat! without detriment.

FRUIT AND PRODUCE HeeI er's Self-Raising buckwheat ..

a-d five pints Cold water or milk,or part each and bake immediately. Keep the batter in
COMMISSION MERCHANTS a cool place If not wanted for immediate use. This will' produce seventy light and delicious '
cakes,preferred by many to those made with yeast.
212 South Front Street, Philadelphia.Inaugurators .
Sold by A.11 Grocers.
of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida without ice.
Reference: Our Account Sales with check every Saturday,for every shipment closed out GEO. V. HECKER & CO.,
that week. 176 Bay Street,Savannah,Ga,


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English, Parisian and New York Styles,

The neatest,most durable and cheapest box in the market. A full stock of

Pants, from $6 to $15 ; Suits, from $25 to $65. #

on hand at lowest prices. State Depot for I Workmanship,Cut and Finish Unsurpassed.

LISTER BROS' CELEBRATED FERTILIZERS.Cotton If you want Complete Satisfaction and Guaranteed Fit call on me at
Seed Meal and Canada Unleached Ashes at bottom prices. No.T2%W. Bay St., Jacksonville.Fla.


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Hate of Freight Always Given.
Lowest !

Direct connection at Fernandina wlthF.1t. Si N.1ty.The .
magnificent i Iron Steamships of thin Line will sail from t i "
FERNANDIN" KL*., for NEW YORK, alter arrival of trains
from Jacksonville, Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In ak ; ; Tills Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shippers of Vege-
South Florida. ,. tables and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to New

CARONDELET.. .."" .... .. .... . .... ..Thursday, Dec. 9 York
secured In advance at
Off-Through Tickets and State-rooms
.... . .... . ... . .Thursday, Dec. :2$ all points l In Florida.
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO .. ... .. .. .Thursday, Dec. 30 h;; 4& Trulo8 leave F. R. &: N. Go's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
CAKONDELET . . .. .. . .. .... . .Thursday, Jan. 6 street, at 8 a m and 4.311p m, on sailing days, connecting with
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO... .. ...... .. .. Thursday, Jan. 13 Steamships at Fernandlna.
CARONDELET ... ... . ... .. ... ... ... Thuraday, Jan.20: 4 For Tickets and State-rooms and further Information
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO..Thursday, Jan.27 apply to

R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, Fernandina, Fla. A. H. CRJ PPEN, Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER. Pass. Agent, 88 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

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N M. BROWN, Building Lots. Groves. Lands.

Real Instate: : Broker.
I have near 500 of the most beautiful build- IG-ucre grove in city limits, heavily laden 8,000 acres! within 5 miles of Ocala at a. bar-

Good Pine and Hammock Lands. ing lots in Ocala,and some choice lots in sevwith the finest fruit, at a bargain. gain, If taken at once.
Improved or unimproved in large or small oral neighboring towns. Also several improved ..
quantities, ranging In prices from $4 to SI,' 00 lots. 6-acre grove two years in bearing, four One 8-room dwelling with all necessary outbuilding -
per acre. blocks from court-house ; about 40:';acres in grove. This is a
Space is limited, should you want Real Estate cheaP
of any kind call or write me, as I have Write me for an honest description of any I ;I! fine pace.I /
lands all over this and adjoining counties. property. Respectfully, 20-acre grove 2 miles from town, cheap.
Several small al1l11arge tracts improved.and
N. M. BROWN, I !
P. O. Box 265, Ocala, Fla. N. M. BKOWN. Several small groves all over this county. unimproved.



Business Lots and Stores. I 220. 2-acre lot on Central avenue,cleared i 86. 160 acres,30 cleared; 700 orange trees, 34. 40 acres on Lake Fairview,5 acres
N o. and fenced,house of 9 rooms,stable, I 125 bearing; 1,200 nursery trees, figs, cleared and fenced, containing 250
good water; terms easy; price......... 2,600 bananas, Japan plums, Peen-To orange trees, 5 years old, situated
451. Lot on Church I street, 25x150 feet peaches, Chinese cherries 100 alongside the T. O.&A.R.R., -
Very cheap......................................... 51,300 vines,10 varieties mangoes, and grape oth- mile from ,depot; house quarter of 5
211. Lot on Church street, 55x140 feet. er tropical fruits; 80 acres of this rooms! cost$1,000; price.................. 3,000
112. Lot on Pine street, 27; x120 feet. New house of 5 rooms; price............ 1,000 tract is firs -class hammock and I
___ Office of 3 rooms, price.... ................. 2,500( I fronts the lake for one mile, 4-room 453. land' ,acres for 81.25 of land to $10 within per acre.6 miles Don't of buy Or

7 416. Half Interest t in lot 53x150 feet, two 108. %acre lot on Main street, two-story cottage, the whole enclosed! with I until you have seen these lands.

. and restaurant, 16 rooms house of 6 rooms, nicely finished. wirefenceprettiestplaceinOrangestores and five miles from 97. 1-"0 acres on Lake Jessup, 2 miles from
county only
the stores, rented tor 8165 per Small nursery and a few trees iu Orlando I ce ............................... 12'XX')()() I Geneva, pine and hammock; $3.50 to$4
grove form price.............................. 2,500 ; pr ?
month price............................... 'S,500 ; I per acre.
91. 300 acre, 190 harumock, J 120 acres in acres choice hammock land, 2 miles
t 417. Lot 27Kxl50 feet on Church street, 227. Lot on Central avenue, 1(0x200( ) feet grove form, on south side Lake ,1455.40 from Geneva,for$25 peracrecheapatlOO.
tore below, office rooms above. house of 5 rooms,well finished,near Apopka, 12 mile* from Orla->do, 2 Hickory trees 2 to 4 feet In diameter, cabbage -
Now renting and paying handsomely I the business part of the city; price.. 3000 miles I from Ocoet"; railroad survey palmetto and magnolia trees are
' ; price....-............................. 4,500/ through the farm, steamboat land- numerous.
on the property well adapted tovegetables
: 418. Lot on Pine street,22 /x90 feet; store :269. Corner lot on Church street,2iX yds. cornetc.; ;good barn and i NUTE.-\Ve have some very cheap lands In
feet 4 above _...... 2.650 from S. F.depot House of I rooms. house of 6
20x33> rooms ; price Ol\l\l\ strtblp room; prlce..50OOOithecollntlesoC i Volusla, Brevard, Hernando
Nearly an acre of laud; for only.I .. "I\N Or will sell 81!) acres, 30 hammock, Hllsborough, Polk and Sumter; price,$1 to$j
19. Lot and store, adjoining First Na- with 16-acre bearing grove for........ 16,000 peracre. We also. have large tracts of well
tional Bank, rented for t75 per 138. J4 acre on South street. House of J. This property will pay better than timbered ]lands in Polk and Hernando coun-
month; price.................................... 4,500 rooms; price ...................................... 450 S100XjO( in U. :::5. bonds. ties, upward of"M,000: ) acres.

'- We have upwards of One :Million Dollars worth of choice property on our books and cheerfully furnish any information concerning It. Write for particulars.

UGWTER & BEACMAIfl) : Orlando, Fla.

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Ilooms 3 and 5 fret Block, OCALA, FLA.


I i Lands---Orange Groves Hammock and Pine Lands

In Putnam, Marion, Hernando, Polk, Sumter and Orange Counties. '

_. Specialties:-Locating Government, State and Railroad Lands. Also Town Lots and Lake Fronts. .
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Bearing Orange Groves, Young Groves, City Property, Unimproved Lands, Etc.

We have In our hands some of the handsomest and best paying Orange Groves In the State. Beautiful Lako Fronts with Orange Groves and residences! on Lakes Harris and Griffin. .
Many of the groves we offer for sale are now paying Ten to Fifteen par cent. on amount asked for t.hem.VQ will take pleasure in giving any information in regard to property and this I
section of FlorIda. t f '

Refer to G. Ambler, B. M. Baer, Jacksonville, Fla.. j4',,;",


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Use Bradley's Orange Tree Fertilizer. .
OCALA,Fla.,September 15,1885.
The Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer" which I bought of you
Result of Nine Years Experience in Orange Culture.NOKWALK last season has given most excellent results,and I take pleasure in giving
you this testimonial. I find this fertilizer to be Just what it Is represented. -
V .and cannot speak too highly in its fvor. I want same amount
Fla.. September 7,18S. I this season; U. G. EICIlEL EXGJlL
Having had nine years'experience In orange culture In Florida,and ,; t
having tried various kinds of fertilizers, I feel It my duty to my neigh FORT MASON,Fla.,August 22, 1885.
bors to say that your goods have proved of more value to me for orange We have used Bradley's Fertilizers extensively on vegetables an dtrees
than other fertilizer I have used Jt: .
any satisfaction than any tert1U era
trees,and they have given better
I have given Bradley Orange Tree Fertilizer and Fine Ground Bone y orange DAVIES A TATLOX.
test for two years, having used your goods by the side of others:1: _; we ever used.
were I could compare results. I shall Invest in no other,and cheerfully ==...,t- -
recommend jour goods to the public. M. II. BEAN. ,-,__ : -"- = Full Supply of Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone,

---=-':==_==",--:,- -.. .._-__ =-_"-.-==-=F Bradley's Palmetto A Phosphate, Bradley's Sulphate -

;:-7 -:. : .. ; -:= =: of Potash, Nitrate of Soda, etc., etc.
Attention Florida Gardeners .-

"' __ : Send for Circulars.

Use Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizerx .- -
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Prepared Especially for Florida Truckers. --_=T AD -_:- 50 West Bay St.. Jacksonville, Fla.
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The Georgia Associated Traffic Lines.

;., W.. F'las-t : :reigb."t Fl..o-u..te. .6


Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis, Kansas City, and All Points West and Northwest.And .

Only Line Furnishing

1st. TWO FAST FREIGHT Schedules each day,connecting with both the Cincinnati Southern and Nashville Chattanooga and St.Louis Railroads at Chattanooga,and the Loulivllle -.
and Nashville Railroad at Montgomery.2nd. .
We notify the consignees when your Oranges pass Atlanta, Chattanooga and Montgomery, thus letting them know when to expect the shipment,and rlTinr
them the necessary notice so that they can use every precaution to protect your interests. .
3rd. We have a full line of Ventilated and Refrigerator Cars,which will be furnished upon application.4th. .
;'LWe Have the Shortest Line to the West, and make the Quickest Time.
5th. Letters and questions promptly and cheerfully answered, and upon application stencils and rates to any point will be furnished.?
See that your shipments are stenciled or routed via Albany, Ga., and notify me of shipment and I will see that they are Carefully Handled and Promptly Forwarded.

J. P. BECKWITH, Florida Freight Agent,

-,:: ;G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A., M. BROWN, G. F. A., .

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CIIAS.JOY President. NAT. BOYNTZ,Vice-President. J. II. VJVION, Ct:-liier. I
Late Pesident{ Bank Late Cashier Bank of Orlando. Formerly Cashier' Com'l Bank of! 0LL1UPLANTSR
of Or.ando. Lebanon, Ky. Late of Potter, i
. Vivion & Co., Bankers: :


ANYTHING IN THE NURSERY LINE, without first Writing
Capital Stock Paid In, SityMW.OO | ,\min>rii. c1 Capital', $230,000.00 !
for our valuable FREE Catalogue,the 121 LARCE GREENHOUSES
Tenders Its best services to the public in nil legitimate Hanklnt business. Collections in BEST we ever Issued, containing the Barest New and 133d YEAR. 700 ACRES.
this region of country made ;and remitted for promptly on the day payment.
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LEES BURG, Sumter County, Florida.
Correspondents: Ambler,Marvin &Stockton, Jacksonville, Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., .
New York City: ; Melville, Evans&Co.,75 Lombard Street, London England.
A general Banking business conducted. Accounts opened for depositors and collectionR WILLIAM RAVENELt, President.
made. Money placed on mortgage for investors. '
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT.-Correspondents: Stapylton&Co., Fruitland Park, GardeniaP. STONO PHOSPHATE CO. :
.O.,Sumter Co., Fla.,and 8 Delahay St., Westminster London, England.
Investors.and Settlers sere invited to communicate personally or by correspondence. 9



Sat Deposit Safb.

Open Dally (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. ,
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p.m. EstablIshed 1870.High .

Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $10, $15 and $20 per Year.
N'. BAKER, Cashier. HEN II Y A. L'ENGLE, Manager.
E. W.AGNEW, President. A.MCINTYRE,Cashier.


CAPITAL $ OOOO. Grade Fertilizers. \ '
Correspondent: Mercantile National Bank,New York. .:.
Collections in all parts of Florida promptly attended to.

FLORIDA SAVINGS BANKAND Soluble Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element,
German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats,
. High Grade Rice Fertilizer, Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.


Has for sale choice LoU Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits,Col- All Orders Promptly FilleJ.
lects Rents and Interest, Negotiates Loans,etc.
J. C. CHEELEY, Brecident.. L. D. IIOSIttEU, Treaaarer.:
R. M. MEANS, Treasurer

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938 .. =THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.= \ [DECEMBER 27, 1886.


Nichols S. B. HUBBARD & CO. YOU DON'T SAY so :

Rockwell & Co. Southern Sportsmen Look Here !

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., The following Holliday Combination good
only until Jan 3, 1887.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Every article warranted or the money re-
funded. Here Goes!
Hardware, Stoves; House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels, Paints, DEALERS IN COMBINATION No.!

Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc. Hardware, Stoves and Tin-ware- breach-loading One Imported Shot-gun English, finest double-barrel laminated,
steel barrels, double key, oiled stock, re-
Sash, Doors and Blinds, Paints, bounding locks, checkered pistol grip, English :!
: Parties in Town or Out finish, pat. rubber butt-plate, 10. 12 or 16
Oils and Tarnishes, Pumps, guage-a magnificent gun, will kill at 100
' will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any goods they may need yards; 25 brass shells.
in our line. Lead and Iron Pipes, Su- One low, trunk-shape gun case, waterproofcanvas
leather bound, barrels placed over
Prices Lower than Ever. gar Mills, Leather and stock-the most convenient case made.
i One implement set, containing loader, cap-
52 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla. Rubber Belt and per, shell-extractor and measure.
Mill One pat.pocket oiler;1 leather bound,water-
Suppliesof proof shell belt with shoulder strap; 1 water-
proof canvas coat,any size; 1 waterproof can-
GEORGE L. MoCONIHE every description." vas vest, any size; 1 waterproof canvas pants,
any size; 1 waterproof canvas hat. any size;
DEALER IN 1 heavy nickel dog call; 1 patent ducK call.

Sash Doors and Blinds A "NEW DEAL" This Magnificent, How DOES THIS Outfit STRIKE Willy $23.50.OR You? .

1 BYDeere One English double-barrel, muzzle-loading
fine wire twist, beautifully carved
I shotgun,
PAINTS, OILS, BUILDING MATERIAL, black stock, silver mountings; 1 waterproofcanvas
& coat; 1 waterproof canvas hat; 1 waterproof -
II .A. :Ft :J:) V'V ..A. F :E; Company I game bag 1 patent shot belt; 1 em-
I bossed powder flask (game pattern); 1 nickel
Cutlery, Stoves, Tinware, Agricultural Implements, Carpenters' Tools, Iron, Steel, Rope MOLINE I ILL Ifol 0 IS. dog call; 1 patent duck call.
Belting, Etc. This Outfit Complete Only $13.00.No .

r Sole for Florida for ? Well how is THIS? I AM BOUND TO
Two Horses can do the work of f Tlree, PLEASE ALL.

Orange Lightning Powder, Galvanized Four-Point Steel Barb Fence Wire, Galvanized Barb. One single-barrel breech-loader, blue barrel
Steel Twisted Ribbon Wire, Spring-Tooth Cultivators, Acme Harrow and Orange Grove oiled walnut stock, Snider action, weight 7%
Cultivators, Queen of the Garden Hand Cultivator, Houthern (St. Louis) Pure White Lead, lbs.,inches long, 12 gauge; 25 brass shells;
Masury's II. Colors and_Liquid. Paints, Fairbanks' Standard Scales. ._ 1 waterproof cartridge belt, holds one hun-
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dred rounds; Implement set,loader,capper,
IN TilE COST Or PLO WIMl. shell extractor and measure.
:LC> c i :L.cc) 9 9 This Outfit Only SG.50.

24 inches power: snciiss Finally I can sell ;you imported English
LeteWfore required
breech-loaders from $11.50 to $100. English
THE SOUTH FLORIDA FOUNDRY AND MACHINE COMPANY, muzzle-loading guns from 3.00 to S18. Five
hundred revolvers from 85 cta. to 813 each.
ORLANDO, FLA., 3 Ilernington repeating rifles, Stevens' rifles,
Will make your Store Fronts and Architectural Castings. Build or Repair your Machinery Flobert parlor rifles, Colt's new lightning
and sell you Machinery and Mill Supplies. Guaranteeing you as satisfactory work and magazine rifles and carbines Smith & Wes
prices as you can [eget in more Northeu cities. Mention this paper when writing for esti- son's revolvers,and in fact, sporting outfits of
mates. every kind and variety manufacturers and
._ ._ importers Jobbing Prices.
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Save retailers' profits and send direct to me
fur what you want or need. The advertised
THE PARKER GO goods are not job lots but are, even note in
Bond,in the Government warehouses in New
I York city.

No Catalogue,
MERIDEN CONN.Parker but if you need anything in the Sporting
,, Goods line,; write to me before purchasing

The greatest plow) inprsTeaent cf ite: times elsewhere. Agents wanted on my Outfits.
Q Send money at once for outfit.
i /////JJJ F Do not send money otherwise than by P. O.
THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED Money Order, Bank .Draft on New York, or

by Express.
WALKING( PLOW 4write your(name and shipping direc-
tions plainly and distinctly.
Address at once

THE "NEW DEAL" is lighter in drift +und mars Key Port, New Jersey.
Bros.New. MakersI easily handled than a haud plow, bud cats amore Correspondence solicited in German,
uniform furrow. French, Spanish, Swedish and Norwegian.
THE "NEW DEAL" i is lighter in draft, lighter ir.
York Salesroom, 97 Chambers St. r weight, and lighter in price than & sulky plow\ ,
and will do allits work.

The PAKKEKleads them all in hard hitting qualities. At the Second Annual Tt.urn THE HEW DEAL" Gang cuts 21 inches with she;
ment of the Chamberlain Cartridge Company held at Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. N, iss, out o draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a Having: of fX) percent
in labor. Does all the workf n f'Kir-
EightY-8 ven entrees from representative shots representing Fourteen states the PAHK1':
Gun won first and third money of the first" class 01'00 scores, winning $fJVO) out of the Si;':' horse riding gang with one less::; horse und little ''
purse offered, adding another victory to 1ss,') which was the Second International Clay f:!.. more than half the cost. F tIOR DAe
eon Tournament for the Championship of the World, held at New Orleans, La., FebruVi THE "NEW DEAL" Plows arc ALL STEEL,
11th to 16th. FAJSKFK! 1JKOS., MakgrsMeriden, Co:.. insuring greatest strength with lightest weight. sPa Fe ri g
For reference as to merits,address the Kditorof this paper This is no untried and rickety experiment and +
these claims are not made recklessly to attract at
f tention. This system is the outgrowth of careful' \ ,:f f4 'II) 1 '''.H.All.];...,
BOOKS, STATIONERY, ETC. I observation and experiment reaching over n periodof pa MARION!
years, with a rational view of the requirementsof
the times. The very best and cheapest Fence made.
They are superior to any plows ever offered, Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which
BARRS CLARK & TATE and the most economical plows ever placed in the each picket is firmly riveted. Can be put up
market. Send for circular. very rapidlY and so as not to sag-very dura-
ble. The only fence used by the Boston and
State WHOLESALE AND RETAIL inferior article.
> For full descriptive circulars, address as

: Booksellers, Stationers & Paper DealersNo. Deere & Co's Steel Pony 1, 2 and above.

3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, Farmers' Wagons and Carts.

29 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. Walking and Plain Culti- -

If you want a first-class Wagon or Cart
HORACE DREW ALSO AGENTS FOR Cheap for Cash,call on

59 and 61 West Bay Strqet, Jacksonville,, Florida Planet Jr. Cultivators and Garden Tools IK. D. ZAHM Jacksonville, Fla.

I WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Washburn & Moens Office, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Street.

: Books Stationery Newspapers Periodicals and FENCING.We Farm Wagons from.$35.00 to$12.UU
Carts and Drays from .... ..$25.00 to$28.01'
Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods, keep the largest stock of

Base-Ball Goods and ., .... ..
Out-door .:
Croquet -
AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTSin '" -',',,' ';': r.'-..-...". -
Amusements. the State. i.' : 'r ; i ([ABEL: .
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TIarcourt's Fla. Fruits and How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised Enlarged F' .
Catalogues and Prices sent tree. Correspondence :. !: J ,: I''tJiJtI
and fully Illustrated. solicited.
Moore II Orange Culture, Rev. Ed.1.o0 1J8Jl&'S White Metallic Ear Marking Label,stamped
Oemler's THICK Farming in the South. . .. . .. . . .. .... ..... ..... . ... 1.50 Address to order with name, or name and address and num-
Whitner's Gardening in Florida. .. ........ . ... .. .. . .. ..... ...... ..... 1-50 bers. It is reliable, cheap and convenient. Sells: at
McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida............ ........ .. ..... .......... .......... ....... 4.00 S. B. HUBBARD & CO. eight and gives perfect satisfaction. Illustrated
I have all the Maps, Books, etc., on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica I'rice-List and samples free. Agents wanted.C. .
tion. Legal Blanks of every description. Jacksonville, Fla. II. DANA, West Lebanon, N.II*







.27,1886.- ] THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.= 039

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Trade throughout the State appreciate the fact that I handle Groceries exclusively.
,All my energies are directed in one line.
l claim to be able to offer special Inducements In each of the following Departments.


.high grade Roasted Coffees, I offer Chase&Sanborn's goods-too well known to need comment. All the cheaper grades at manufacturers'prices,freight added. Special attention
la given to selection of Teas,packed in 5 and 10 lb. Caddies from 20 to 75 cents per pound. I carry the finest line in the State. J.E.Burns' Co.,of Philadelphia,manufacture my Spices,and
they are sold at Factory Iriccb. Absolutely pure goods are ground by our Spice Mills and Daisey Engine."


Department Is complete-not only staple and standard goods-but the very finest California goods of all kinds. I keep everything that I is put up in a can; tho variety
.U wonderful,as this is an age noted for canned goods. Large consignments are made to me,with instructions to sell at factory prices,with freights. I am In a position to sell as'low.as
anyone,anywhere,and much lower than many of my competitors.


care Is exercised here. I have one of the largest refrigerators in Florida for storing these goods. By purchasing in large quantities In August, September: and October, I an sea\
at New York prices without freight, and btlll make a handsome margin on the usual rise in these goods in the fall. The great quantity shipped dally is proof!its success.


I handle Potatoes,Onions and Apples, In large quantities. I don't aim at selling cheaper than all others,but do try to sell superior goods; all, therefore, arc guaranteed.
I don't handle cabbages as a specialty.


The superior excellence of the celebrated \ Drop" patent Flour needs no comment; it is used all through the State, and recognized as the King among Fine Flours." handle
cheaper grades at lowr prices. Grits and meal are sold at a margin of 5 per cent. net. Sugars and meats are handled on a margin that would send one "over the bills to tho poor-housa,"
If alone a living was dependent upon them.
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Figs, Dates, Prunes, Table Nuts, Raisins, Citron, Currants, Cherrl's, Evaporated Apples, Fancy Candy, Cranberries, Lemons, Fancy Crackers, etc. '


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References: First National:Bank of Orlando:;The:Ktasimmee Olty Bank.

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Real Estate Agency II I I ? ELASTIC TRUSS

Poultry.W. 1 ''lias a rat different from aIJ)
f; others. la cup shape.with Self
,I SENSI8LE adjusting Ball In centerodapt2 -
Itself to all positions of the
W. FENDKICH, Healthy Lauds! Low Prices'.! !! TRUSS .'body while the ba 11 In the cap y
I presses back the intes- t
Successor to Albert Fries, Kissimmee offers the best chances for settlers _- tines just as a person
3063 With the finger. With light pressure the llerjla -
in Florida. It is the district,
coming as
is held securely day and night and a radical care
Keeps 20 varieties of Purebred Fowls.
all who know the Sate testify. There is Big jertain, It 13 easy durable and cl1f>ap. Rent by mail.Circulars
Yards: Shell Road, near Moncrlef Spring, Money for investors in Town Lots. free. KGCLEST03 TUCSS CO., Chicago, w.NEYCARDS.1P3 .
Eggs for Hatching,!2 per dozen. '
P. O. Box:* 1. Jacksonville, Fia" III
Q-Mentlon Dbpat'h. : high Pine antI Hammock Land

Bun, -Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, At reasonable prices. \
VCanvamnnK Outfit for 2c.stamp
YOUlt Ai good land for Truck Farming. Afewnti.i !S.! Kortbford.ee.:
44 W. Forsyth St., Op.St.Johns Hotel GRIND Hone
ni : Bearing: Groves on tracts of from
JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA Graham FlourOlt! Twenty" to Kijihty acres, at very low prices.
flee\ ':*P troves are easily enlarge!,and afford LONG LOANS.
Gunsmlthlng done in all Its branches. $5HA1DMILLP! ;" a goo I Ptart. Correspondence solicited. stand a*long a* interest I* kept up.
ecurUy only for IntereaU
IRON SAFE \VORh fa Ponltrrl Also P01VE1,111LI.S. \1'.11.Kissimmee. no1.1..1.: ... n'l 6 cent for particular l.nan rotors
PAl IEI .LUn.I. .Oircnlarl&ndt Name thus paper. T.S.Gardner,
Special rates on Stencil Cutting,by mail. t tt19i as appacaboa., WILSON lIUO2 aaQon ,Orange Co.,Fla. ,Palace BaiUin,Cincinnati,00DECEMBER








A.feerl lint of fruit tress adapted to Florida,Including the largest stock of PeachY new Peacu-Bidwell's Early-I believe to be the greatest acquisition to Florida In the
*..> tofce found the State, Peen-To and Honey Peaches a specialty, fruit line that has been brought to public notice in my 19 years'residence in the State,12
Also several other ebolce varieties of peaches. My stock Kelsey's Japan Plum Trees In the business. It ai
of which I have been engaged nursery was my 'n when the trees were
.omiltte of 6,000 or upward,all home grown,and buds taken from bearing trees on my place. In fruit last spring to have all who could,call and see them and taste the fruit,well aware
1100 Pleholine Olive Trees ((2 to 6 ft. high), bOOOO Orange Trees ((3 to 4 yrs.old). that the general public would prefer to have the verdict of such men as I name below to
.&.fall supply LeConte,Kelffer and other Pear trees,Japan Persimmons, Figs, Quinces, the decision of more interested parties. I respectfully refer you to
Apricot. ,Nectarines,Japan Medlars,Mulberries,English Walnuts,Pecans,Almonds,Japan
Mahlon Gore N.L. Mills,Orlando Fla.; Capt.D.A.Irwin, Dr.C. H.Lanphe-s,Zellwood;
Blackberries etc.An
,Gr&pei,Raspberries, ,
, J. Harkins Hilliard, Palatka; W.G.Wright, Mt.Dora; Rev.T.W.Moor, Sanford; Levi
ex&mlAtlon of stock solicited. Catalogues free on application to
G. L. TABER, Risinger,P. A.Isaacs, Sorrento; Rev.H.J. Walker, Tangierine; Charles Phillips,Robert
Mills,Chulusta; Rev.C.A.Lander,Messina.
Glen St.Mary,Fla.
Owing to ill-health,I last spring placed the distribution and sale of trees for the coining
winter in the hands of Ittr. James ITIott, Orlando, Fla.,to whom all orders and letters

"SAN MATEO NURSERIES. of inquiry should be addressed. A. I. BIDWELL.

Orlanda,Fla.,November 1,1886.ALTAMONTE.

A full line of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter planting.


Best Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees oi all sizes.

Send for Catalogue. H. L., WHEATLEY, Proprietor.
San Mateo,Fla.

Valrico Nurseries, OQUAT8 ) Orange & Lemon '
f sum: ;,

GI Giant amiCommon.. -TREES- er caches iniiuou, ..
Catalogue Free.

.o:I W. G. TOTJSEY- ft ftCO QII? Figs of Commerce, New Pomegranates, Mulberries, Nut Trees, Etc.

Seffher, Hillsborough Co., Fla. New Catalogue now ready. Address as above.
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varieties of Orange and Lemon Trees. Buds not on small stocks but on large and extra -
tine ones. We make a specialty ot the famous and hardy

Pull" line of Harden and Field Seeds 1886 growth. Seed Rye, Oats, Barley,Johnson Grass, and can NOW show trees and RIPE FRUIT. They stood last winter's cold as well as the
Alfalfa,Kentucky Blue Grass,Onion Sets. Proprietor Riverside Nurseries. Also a full line orange Send for Catalogue.
Green House Plants always on hand. Neunan&Wilson's Albany Strawberry plants for KEDNEY & CAREY,
Baler Catalogue sent free on application. S. L. .r IRRLT"I S, Mailland,Orange Co., Fla.
Seedsman and Florist.



NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY, Budded Orange and Lemon Trees,

.t ; With descriptions of ". .' .
Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants.

Trees Strong and Well Rooted and Especially Adapted to South
Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc. Florida.

Together with full descriptions of all the An Inspection is invited. All inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
on application.

Bay View, HUlsborough Co., Fla.
Also Price List. Send for Catalogue to

'VT. W. :HAWI: :INS: sc SON, :p>rops., Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries, _


Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants-and
Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.

GEORGETOWN NURSER. S. Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. AddressA.
Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.
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Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good health- locks. ONE MILLION FRUIT TREES 111 I I I

Fait Trees suitable to Florida. Address, IfOOO.OOO Apple,Peach Plum, Pear, Quince Fig and Mulberry Trees. Also a large stock of
VJ'ARR: Flai Peach Seedlings,suitable for grafting and budding stocks, Grape Vines, Raspberry, Straw-
Georgetown, berry Plants,etc.,for sale at Willow Lake Nursery.
i May 16'83 tf -- -. Descriptive catalogue and price list mailed free on application. Address


MANVILLE NURSERY Co. Marsballvllle, ,Ga.

Established 1856. 200 Acres in nit Nursery.F'ru.itla1Yaa .
Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and : N" ir erie
Persimmons Filberts Walnuts Figs Grapes Bananas etc. ,
4 Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free. The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the
most varied in the United States. A special catalogue(No.4))is published for this branchof
F. S. CONE, our establishment. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits such as Peen-To,
uIt1 Manager Honey and other Chinese Peaches,Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmons,Eryobothryas GrapeVines
etc., we have a very large stock of Kelsey and new Japan Plums, Japan
Chestnut :Melon Shrubs and other new fruits. Also all the new Roses of merit, Palms,
Acacias,broad leaved and coniferous Evergreen Trees Flowering shrubs etc. Cataloguessent
FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED free to ah applicants. No.1. Hardy fruit trees.Roses, Evergreens. 140.2. Greenhouse
Wholesale for and dealers
plants. No.3. nurserymen only. No.4. Fruits and Ornamentaltrees
suited to Florida.

The C>ran.ge an.c1. Lemon.: The Lakeland Nursery Company.ORANGE .

In variety',other Citrus: son and Keifler Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persim- LEMON AND LIME TREES
J.'lgs,Guavas GrapeR, ete. ,
Peen-To and Honey Peaches, Keiffer and LeConte Pears Kelseys'i Japan Plums,Japan
' PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY.A. nanas.Persimmons, Loquats, Figs, Grapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Plne-Applei and Ba

Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty.Price .
H. MANVILLE & CO., List free on application. E. H. TISON, Manager
KATTON ISLAND, Putnam County. FlaOR LAKELAND, Polk County,Fla. Lakeland Polk Co.,.rla.


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Washington or Riverside Navel Orange. McCartney Hedge Rose Plants for Sale. ,

I furnish the Navel tin from Riverside This Rose makes a handsome and perfectly
can genuine Washington Buds, sent to me in cans ,
If want Kelsey Japan Eureka
Clalfornla. Also dormant buds. Impassable fence; said to last an hundred you
I:' -MARION COUNTY NURSERIES years. Plants can be set until February,not Peen-To Peach. Honey Peach,Japan Persimmon -
Pine-Apple. Orange,one hundred thousand

E. B.JORDAN Ocala Fla. later.
,Proprietor. ,
____ __ Address, M. O'NEILT, Sweet Seedlings and Florida raised
Fairbanks. Fla. I Nursery Stock in general, send for price list,
II etc., to
LeConteNursery. ita.CAl
Melrose, West Clay Co. .

Have on hand and for sale a large stock of fine ,., 41 .

,<:" Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Tr ease a I r 'f P R largest The FORNIA

IEFFER LEC ='g rower -
Stocks five and buds one, two and three years old. All the lending named varieties; well N ; ; Hof these 1 Illume rated,descriptive and priced #A
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees, Roses, etc. :Send: for pu V
&i.E1) C.T.tLODUE,1.20pages,
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. tyNmtl, PromsCuttings containing valuable information
W. LIPM2Y &: CO., Ultra, Marion Co., Fla.DON'T ", rc : for the Gardener, Farmer, and
.. buy no other anu avoid Blight. Catalogues mailed FREE to all appli
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free. W. W. THOMPSON,Smithville.Ga.FAIRVIEW J P1! m

DOl IT. .J cants.EJ.BOWEN J Address, Seed Merchant, C

NURSERIES .815--817 Sansome St.,



Garden, Field, or Grass Seed, Seed Oats, Rye and Barley, Seed Manager,
Potatoes San Mateo Putnam Florida. '"
County 1.-
President. CaahUr.

Or anything to plant before getting prices from i The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon KISSIMMEE CITY BANK
i and other Citrus Fruits.

SO. SEED CO., Macon Ga., Choice. varieties of the Fig, of recent introduction -

J. R. ELLIS, Pres. &; Manager. Seed Growers and Dealers. CAPITAL #l50,OOO.
The Cattley Guava,both the Red and Yel-

SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. Transacts buiii....
a general Banking
The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adapted

Catalogue, with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list includesthe to the soil and climate of Florida. -

choioest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also, Buys and sells Exchange. Ltt.n ol Qrvdlt
The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry,

Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. I II I cashed.-

stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties aII. -Catalogue free on application. Has correspondents In all tbXchltf: tcrtnu
ip.cialty. of Florida,also Seaboard National Baal anl
\V. PIERCE, REFERENCES:-Crosby&:Gowen,San Mateo; Messrs.C. M. Whitney&;Co., N.w York.In .
Indian Springs,Orange Co., Fla. Hon. (3. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb, GreatHBritaln: Th. Bank of Ire
". Bank of Scotland Bank of r1UtB
U ----- palatka. Royal ,
North America and Melville, vala. Ofe*
Blackberry Plants and Grape VinesBy SIBLEY'S LondonSHOE&CLOTMGCOJI.LOIIBJO.

Mall, postpaid,at lowest possible prices, : rr',:: pRI NTAL FRUITS FA M OUS

and safe arrival guaranteed. The Grapevines TESTED ".1 -|Cz LeConte and leffcr Pears on their
C'own roots; Bartlett and other Pearson
tested Northern varieties
are ,grown onmy'own .. '1 r LeConte roots; Promts Simoni and : .
4 place from cuttings. Forfree price .' Japanese Plums; Peen Tog Hone

list and description, SEED S --.L- Peaches; Russian Apricots. A OUR COUNTRY ORDER DEPARTMT
addressW. h fjtf( large and general assortment of Fruit
C. STEELS, rn" Trees. Catalogue with facts.Free. supplies CLOTHING SHOES, HATS and
Switzerland,St. Johns Co., Fla. .- Address W. F. HEIKES I Manager, FURNISHINGS to the people of KB
UuUrilU Inncrta.( HuntSVlllOAlZU STATES and TERRITORIES.

Send ffewlr; Illustrated Catalogue I pr-Wrlte for Illustrated Catalogue-Mailed TttZB

More Profitable than Oranges Vegetable, Flower. Field, I -
,. Plants, Bulb! Implements HIVING READ THIS OAREFULLY.
Send for Catalogue of by mail on application. Jjon't OUR NEW SEED CATALOGUE FOR 1887. The
FREE lecl 1tln2 for I Most Complete Illustrated ,
ne -W'J Catalogue publishedover and advertise
In order to ort
Grape -V-l.n.es: ( 400 Illustrations ) NEW SEEDS, NEW
HIRAM SIBLEY & 00. WAREHOUSE EVERYTHING NEW. All the goods in all parts of the country AT ONCE e
Suited to the soil and climate of BQDH THINGS forthe FARMER
N. Y.
Rochester, Chicaqo, III. and GARDENER GIVING AWAYthe
FLORIDA. 322-32(5: ( E. Main St. 1 12-11 N. ,'la- < :+t Send your address on Postal Card for FREE:
COPY. S. Y. HAINES & CO. Seedsmen following Valuable Collection of Bunt,-
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Grown and for sale at the
Qlli OOO.OOO PEOPLE USEFERRY'S 34&66 N.Front St.and 100 Arch St.,Phila.,Pa. fut Useful, Amusing and Ulscellantot f
Things. We will send the Entire Collection
Andaluiia and
Fort San Luis .
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Vineyards and Nurseries SEEDS You cannot fail to be more than .aU.a.e .
Near Tallanassee, Fla. D. M. FERRY" CO. 6 Beautiful Engravings, viz: The Uornlnt
f1IIf! are admitted to be thee NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varieties of Life,A Garland of Flowers,The First. Love-
. E. DUIIO1S, iTInnngcr. 2 g a1 '" LARGEST SEEDSMENtn of ORANGE and LEMONS, acclimated and letter.The Faggot Gatherer, Indian Summe',
Send for Price List of FLORIDA WINES. ) 4 in the world.c8 tested at Belair. Also, PECAN TREES. Apply and 'l'he Waning Y.ar. 60 Portrait of Fa-
; \\)3 to Donald Houston, Supt. at Belair. or moue Men,26 Portraits of Famous and Beat
'- ....9 D.t. T. F. HUGGINH, Agent, Sanford. tlfu Women,Selections for Autograph
---- ----- bums 41 Work Embroidery.
-- Designs
-- Fancy
Crochet, Berlin Net and Lace Work Cross

Nurseries of Lako Woir Go. SEEDANNUA4 For $I887T Royal Palm Nurseries, Stitch;:300, etc.Puzz'esCharades; 100 PopularrjSongs.,Rebuses all,.the Enigmas.favorites -

will be mailed
FREE MANATEE, FLA. Riddles,etc.; 100 Valuable. Monty-Maklnr 8*.
100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our applicant to,and In ddltion to a full line of general nursery crete, some of which have sold for So each; (''
p to last season's stock adapted to the climate of Florida, we Amusing Parlor (games; 83 Tricks In Magi..
l' customers are constantly receiving seeds and and Legerdemain; 58 Chemical and other Eiperiments
trees are very thrifty, three and four I plants
without ordering 33 Recitations, the Lai1-
year old stock,%to IK Inch diameter, with it. from all over the tropical and subtropicalworld of Flowers; the Golden Wheel FortuneTeller -
one old buds. Nurseries many of which are introduced for the guage ,
year easily accessible In"aluabletoaltEl'efV '.
.:ta Dictionary of Dreams,a Gnldejt-
to Florida Southern Railroad :Send-; for per. first time,into the I'nited States.
Tablet the Loverfl'
Magic Age ,
Catalogues. AddressE. \ ton wing Garden We can only mention a few of the rare
.B.FOSTER, Manager ?, Field or plants and trees we catalogue for the fall of Telegraph the Magic Square,the Morse Telegraph
the Deaf and Dumb Alpha
Flower EL S houl 1888: Alphabet
dec21-ly South Lake Weir, F a. ,v tend for it.Address .. .' bet, the even Wonders of the/World and n
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1Vangoesmany varieties), Sapodillas, Kose Map of the United States.Itcmemberu'etrill .
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Apples,Star-Apples.Suger-Apples,Cherimoyas, you EVERYTHING
FLORIDA NURSERY, "u. Detroit, Mich. Sour-Sops, Horse-Radish Trees, "Spanish named above: far only 18 c1.,.in postage ttamp.
-- -- ---- Limes, Tamarinds, Otaheite Gooseberries, Address, UNION SUPPLY AGENCY,
1886We -?'. Maumee Sapotas, Avocado Pears, Maumee Ap- HOT 323: Philadelphia, Pa.
e :J1ants.: ples, Grenadillas, Banhinias,Acacias, Albizzias .
make specialties of LeConteland Kelffer and Cassias in variety, Jatrophas, Fourcrayas, PLEsf.oot'or13Week..TJae
Yuccas,Agaves, Dasylinons, Plumerias, Palmsin
,Peen-To and Honey Peach Trees to address the
be mailed securely wrapped any
( variety), CsesalpinJas: and Poincianas
and Japan Persimmons. Also all other many United States ft ft DI ETC for Three Monthson
nursery stock, including Apples and Pearson kinds of Ipomeas, O < jns, Dracaenas, and rare receipt of VVIT I CO One Dollar. Liberal
LeConte Roots, at bottom] prices fdr the Recommended for Florida. greenhouse plants; :'atigonons, Bamboos, East discount allowed to Postmasters! Agents and
coming season. Write for new catalogue, Indian Pines and forest trees; Pandamus Clubs.The POLICI: G..A.zmoa
Just issued,to PULESTON A C.,., Veitchii, Musa Ensete Cyphomandra betacea of New York Is the MAILED O7O.T legitimate
Proprietors Fla Nursery,Monticello,Fla. (the "Tomato tree" ot Jamaica);; the "MelonShrub" Illustrated Sporting and Sensational
and White Adriatic Fig, etc., Roses Journal published the American f
and all sorts of snrubbery in variety.Red FREE
Walnuts continent. Apply for terms to
of Commerce: Hind's Paper Shell,
1887 Spanish Pine-Apple Slips now ready, Richard K. Fox Franklin Square. New York.
Proeperturiens; Japan Plums, Adriatic Figs, $2.00 per hundred, $15.00 per thousand. !_

., My beautiful Chromo Calendars for 1887 are Olives, Pomegranates, Roses,and many other N w ituogue ready in October.
s perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and novelties. Everything healthy and free from AddressREASONER JOYCE & HUNT
always handy to tell tht day of week,.month BROS., ,
scale. Everything reliable. Send for cata-
1 or year. Box Manatee ,Fla. 31 Whitaker Street,savannah,Ga.,
Too costly to give away,I'wlll mall one to logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture 10 DEALERS IN

anybody sending me a nickel to help pay ad- cents. Many plants can be sent by mall. NEW HOME and other Machines, attachments -
vertising, Postage etc. You need' one and FOIt ALL. 830 a week and part ;(or all machines Oils Needles
should send won before. all are gone. FANCHEK CREEK NURSERY, WORK and expenses paid. Valua etc. Also fianos, Organs and vaporCook
JAMES HASLEY. ble outfit and particulars Stoves, Just the thing for summer use.
Seed Grower,Madison, Ark. GUSTAV EISEN, Fresno,California. free:P. O. VICKEBY, Augusta, Maine. Send for catalogue.


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Tariff on Or an es, in Effect November 1 1886.


Tariff to Western Cities from Jacksonville, Callahan, Gainesville and Live Oak,

Per Per I Per ; Per Per
TO Per Car TO Per Car TO Per I Car I TO I Per I Car TO Pel Car
BOL load Box load BOL,: load ; Boa.i, load Box. Load .
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Ga..._............. -40 -$1000 Cedar Ia.......... 133 200 00 Fort Scott, Kan............ 132 '::200 00 Logansport, hid...........I! &5 IW 00 Portsmouth, OhIo._...... SO 130 00
AtlantaGa.Augusta, ......... 40 70 00 RaPid8i ............. 114 160 00 Ohio....._........, 85 14000 LIncoln, Neb.. ............ 156 :;, 00 Peoria. 111.._.................. 85 14000
.tch180n, Kan.............. 1 HS 17500 Dalton, (1 a......_..... ...... 50 87 50 Gallloni Is, Ohio............ ;,90 150 00 Macon, Ga....................1' 35 :' 61 25 Pittsburg. Pa......-..... ... 1 09 165 00
Adraln Mich................ 90 150 00 Dayton, 0...................... 80 130 00, Grand Rapids, Mich..... 90 4..0 00 Mobile, Ala.................. 50 87 50.. Qulncy.L 111..................... 1 26 liS 00
Ann Harbor Mlch,...... 00 150 00 Delaware, Ohio............ 80 130 001 iHenderson, Ky............ 70 '115 00, Montgomery Ala...... 40.' 70 OIl! I jRomejUa....................... 50 87 t 60
Atton, Jll......,................. 85 14000 Defiance. Ohio............. 8-5 140001 ;jHlckman, Ky................ JO Illi 00'' IMansfield, Ohio...........w' 9Q 150 C01 I Ill............ 126 17500
Anniston, Ala............... 40 7000 Detroit. Mich.........N...... 90 150 'Indianapolis, Ind......... 94 !li2..O !Massillon, Ohio...........1, 1 06 147 50': Rochester, N. Y._........ 121 ITJ 50
Birmingham Ala......... 40 7000 Danvllle, Ill................. 85 14\( 001 I.Jeffersonvllle, Ind...... 75 II00'' Mt. Vernon.) Ohio........1 I SO 13000Sandusky.. Ohio............ 00 150 00
Bloomington' Ill ......... 90 150 00 Davenport Ia ........... 126 ]7500 Jacksonville, Ill........... 110 :152 50! :\1t>mphls, Tenn......-... I r.o) l 500\ Sioux City, Iowa-......... 151 225 00
nurUngton IkN. ........ 126 17500 Dubuque, rowa............ 1 17 +119250 \Joliet, Ill....................... g 8.1 ;iHO 001, Mlh aukee, 'Vis............t! 1 18 1p! 001 SprIngfield, 111.............. 110 152 50
Belleville hI1.N..N......... 107 162 50 (Des Moines, Iowa........ 1 45 !21750 Jefferson City, Mo........ 1 21 I 1192 50, I MadIson, Ind...............r; SO 130 > ,St. Joseph, 1.10............... lId 17i 00
Buffalo, it. Y....._......... 109 165 00 Denver, Col................... 2 8-1 360 00 ,Knoxville Tenn........ 60 10.' 00, :Minneapolis, Mlnn_:.. 1 17 1.5 001 1, ''St. Louis, 1.10... .... ... ...... 85 14000
Bay City Mich............. 100 17000 Dixon, Ill....................... 9050 00 Kent.on I Ohio............... I 80 ''130 0j; ;Madison, .........j 12S 19500, [Saginaw l\Uch......... .. 9i 160 00
Bristol, ..1.enn............._ 78 150 00 Elyria, Ohio................. 85 !140 00 Kalamazoo, ) 00 15000. ;:Montreal, Canada........I I 130 250 001 Springfield, Ohto........... SO 130 00
Cleveland 0..._...... ...... 90 150 00 Evansvllle, Ind. .... 75 125 00 Kansas City, \UCh..1 116 lI5 (10afhvllle\ ,Tenn........... 60 1105' 00 8t. Paul,1\Unn............... 117 17500
Cincinnati, Ohio.......... 70 115 00 East Saginaw, Mich...... 95 160 00 (LansingMi' ch .I 1 00 IQ! 00,, l New Orleans_............. 60 00 Toledo 0. .................. 90 150 00
Cairo Ill....................... 125 00 EastSt. Louis, ..... 85 14000 LaCrosse .............. \ 11, l/.OO 1'! Newark, Ohio.............. 90 150 00 Terre 1iaute, Ind......_. 80 130 Wtiolumbu
Ky.............. 70 1I500 Emporia, Kan Ill.......... 1 56 23250 I,Lima, Ohlo..is._..... ."...j 80 ,,1M 001' Omaha, Neb.................. 1 16 175001; Toronto, Can................ 113 155 00
Columbus, Ohio........... SO 130 00 Erie, Pa........................... 109< 165 00 ''Lafayette. Ind...............' 8.5 140 001 'Ottawa, Can.... ............ 130 00': Topeka, Kan................. 140 207 50
Columbus Ga............... 40 4000 Fort Wayne, Ind......... 85: 14000 'I Lancaster, Ohio..........., 85 ltO 001 on City Pa.................... 109 I25Q: 00;, !Urbana, Ohio................ 80 ISO 00
Oouncll BluffS, la. .... 141 210 00 Findlay Ohio.............. 85 14000 ,Leavenwortn, Kan.... 1 16 175 00l'ekln, Ill ..................... 90 I 00; Wheeling, W.Va........... 109 165 00
Chicago, Ill_.......N......N.. 110 152 50 Fremont, Ohio .............. 85 HQ 00 Louisville Ky .............I B 70 115 00\ ;Pana, 111........................ 10 j152 50! !.Innipeg, Man..,........ 2 2J 355 00
"l1attanooga., Tenn.... 50 8150 Fort Dodge, Iowa........ 149 225 00 I Little Rock, Ark........... 100 165 00 ;Piqua, Ohio.................. 80 ((130 00)) -

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ti.1nesville. ... ....._......................................._........................... .... ................................................. 25 50 30 60 30 60 30 60 35 70 35 70 35 70' 4,5 90 45 90 50100
Landings on St. Johns river.............................................................................................................. 30 60 3.5 70 40, RO 40 80 45 00 4.5 90 I 45 001 50100 50100 55110
Stations on F. R. do N. Co. north of and including Ocala ............................................................... 45 90 501 00 5.5'1' 10 55 I 10 60 1 201 60 120 I 60,, 651 30 651 30 70140
stations on F. R. & N. Co. south of Ocal8.--....................................................... .............................. 50100 551 10 6011 20 601 20 63 130''' 65 1 30 I 130j 70140 70140 b0L3tations
on Tavares, Orlando & Atlantic R. RN ...........................................................................,.. 6611
A.popka, 'Vekiva, Orlando..........................................,..................................................................... 40 80 45 90 50/1/ 00 50 1 (CO'' 55 1 10, 00 1 10 531 1 10 601 20 601120' 651; 3Jj'Ellsworth
Zellwood, Victoria, LakeviUe, McDonald.................................................................... 50100 5.51 60120: 60.1.: 201; 65 130 fj;) 130 ''I 130 70140 70'140' 75150
Landings on Lake Santa Fe................. .....................a..N..N...... 45 go 50100 551;; lOj, 60 1201 c.o): 120 601 1 120' 6.)11 30 I 61/1/ 70140Jnlf
( points north Tampa. ............................................................................................................... 551 10 60120 6,1):1: 30 6511 30;: 70 1 40: 70 1 40' 70 140 751(0 75150 80101
Gulf points south Tampa...................... ....... .. ... .................:............ ..... ................ 75150 801 60 85 l 70 I 90 1 90 180 00 180 951 951190100' 200
Stations on Fla. So. RyN .......................................N..N..N.. ....................................................... 8.)11 701 SOl 901
Stations on Fla. So Ry north of and including Ocala........................................ ........................... 45 90 5011, 00 551 10 I F51 1 (\ 60 120, 60, 1 20 60 1 20)) 65130 6511301 70140
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala. .......................................................................................... 5O1! 00 5.:1: 10 601; 20 60 120 6.1) 1 30 (65) I 130 65 1 0140 75150
Homeland, Ft. :Meade, C. H. Dlv......................................................................... 521 0-1 5711 14 62121 I 62 1 2J f 67 1311& 6711 3-1 I 67 1 301! 721 44 721; 44 77154
Bowling Oreell' U U ................................... ............................. ...... 551; 10 60120 65130 I 65' 1 30 70 1 40 70j 140 70 140 75150 75150 80160Wauchula
ZollO Springs, Charlie Apopka, U U ......................................................................... 60120 30 70'1' 40 / 1 40 75 1 751 150 75 150 80160 80100' &51 70l'cadia
:\ Jrt.: Ogden) Nocatee ........................................................................ 6511 70i I ml'" I l ,
Cleveland, Punta uorda...... } U .................................... i................................. 65130 701 40 75150 7.5 1 50 80 1 80. 160 80 1 60' &5170 851 70. 90180
Stations! on South Florida Railroad (II! I I II'rom

Belatr to Belets, inoluslve. .......................................................... ...................................... .5 ,0 40 80 45 400 50 1 col ,0, 100 I 501 1 001 I M 1 10 551 10'' 60120
From Longwood to Troy, inclusive. ............................. .................................................... ......... 40 80 45 90.! I 501 00I 50 1 00: 5.5 1 ] 5); 1 10j 001 1 ]101 60120 60120, 65130
From Davenport to Lakeland, inclusive..............................,...................................................... 45 90 M,1, 00'' 551 10 5.5 1 10 60 1 01' 60' 120 60; 120: P130 65130 70140lrrom
Plant City to Kathleen, Inclusive_...................................................... .............................. 501 00 55,1, 10 I'' f0); 201: fO 1 20! 65 1301 6.sl 1301 e5l() 130 70140 70'140' 75150Pampa
andLanding on Manatee 551 10 60120 6.31 301 i 6.5 130{ 70 1 70''' 1 40 70 1 40 75150'' 80160
stations; on Sanford do Indian Blver..1 I I I II'II'I' I 75150,

Nt. Reid, Onora, Silver Lake, Rutledge, Lords.............................................................................. 85 70 40 80 45)) ; 551 10 55,1, 10 60120Ovldeo
_......................................................................................................................................... ...... 40 80 45 !JO 571 nOI I 50 1 COj 55 1 ]l0, 5.5' 1 10 551 1 10 60120)) 60-1- 20 65130
Landings on Lakes Eustl Harris and Griffin................................................................... ......... 5,1' 10 60120 65130 65 130 70 1 40, I 70 1 40 70 1401 50 SO 1 rot.atlonl
on J., T. &: K. W.It.y...... ....................................................................................................... r I ISt. 75150 751'1'
Augustine JJlvlslon...._....................................................._...................................................... 3a 60 3S 70 4J, 80 43 8048 90R; 48 90 48 90'' 53100, 531100, 53110Allstatlons
between Jacksonville and Sanford.............................................................................. 30 tiO 35 70 I 401 80 40 80 45, 90: I 60I' 00 4.5 90' 501 00; 50'100' 6.5110lndlan
River Division...........................................................:............................................................. 45' 00 501 00 5.5,1, 101 5i 1 10 I 60 1 20 1 1 20'I 601, 12A 65130, 65130 70,140

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Fifteen Years a Sufferer from Rheu- try P. P. P. He finally did so, expecting to LAKE CITY, FLA., Jan. 2, l&SG. How I Ivas Cured of So-Called Can-
II' derive no benefit but after taking less than
matism. P. P. P. Mnfy. Co., Savannah, Ga.:
two bottles eruptions appeared all over and I cer.LTJLATON.

WHAT HON. W. H. WILDER, MAYOR OF AL- she immediately began to improve, and now six GENTLEMEN had Rheumatism for over GA., Aug..15, 1886.
and last taken
years, IayVa') down and
her skin is perfectly clear. She sleeps soundly
BANY, GA., SAYS. every night on an ordinary pillow and her confined to my bed. My legs and feet were Dr. Whitehead:

I suffered fifteen years with Rheumatism, general health has not been better In years. badly swollen and the color of a red apple, DEAR SIR-This is to certify that I was a
and during that time tried all the so-called Mr.Newman,who is a merchant In Lake City, and I was in a fearful condition. I heard of sufferer with a place on my under lip for four-
specifics that I could hear of. One of them I is very enthusiastic over the cure, and thinksit P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, Poke] Root and Potas- teen years,and was under treatment of differ-

paid 3.00 per bottle for and took nine bottles the grandest blood purifier and tonic of the sium), and after seeing what the ingredients physicians, but they done me no good. I
and received no benefit from any of them. age. were-as the formula is on the bottle-I concluded had lost hope of ever being cured by medical

My grandson, who runs on the B. & W. Railroad to try it, and after taking three small treatment. I then went to a Doctor living In
finally got .bottle. of P. P. P. (Prickly bottles I was able to go down town and attendto Florida, who treated them by art. After going -
Ash, Poke Root and Potassium), while in An Eminent Physician's Opinion. my business,and I must say that I feel like to him it got well apparently for awhile
another IllHn. Am now taking the large size, but returned as bad as ever. I then conclude
Waycross. and Induced me to take it. The WAYCROSS. GA. March 3 1886.
first bottle showed its wonderful effects, and and to-day I believe that I will soon be as to try P. P. P., and after taking five bottles,
after continuing its use for a short time the P. P. P. Mfg. Co.: likely as any man of Gl years of age can expect pint size. I also find it a good medico to give

Rheumatism disappeared, and I feel like a DEAR SIRS-After careful observation of to be. I a good appetite and to give proper digestion.
new man. I take great pleasure in recommending the action of your remedy, I am prepared to A. C. LANG. Yours most truly,
it to suflerers from Rheumatism.W. give it my unqualified endorsement as an alterative L. J. STRICKLAND.
WILDER.. of very decided merit. I regard it,
moreover, as one of the best remedies for Dys-
Ga. JuneU2) 1886.
Albany, p psia._ I_gave_ it to my wife for Malaria and

jeneral Debility, and to my surprise she wag A Remarkable Cure in Milton Fla.
GREENVILLE, FLA., June 25, 1886. more benefited than by any other remedy she ,
had ever tried, especially her Dyspepsia MILTON, FLA., Jan. 20, 1886. I
Dr. Whitehead: DEAR SIR-In 1861 I broke out with attack
which was very distressing and of several an -
This Is to certify that I have been afflicted
In the year 1i78 I was attacked with a severe years' duration. She seems to have been entirely of Poison Oak. Whether or not It came
with Scrofula Blood Poison for
case of Blood Poison that defied all treatment.I relieved of Dyspepsia, and 'has gained The best, or physicians Mobile, number of back on me during the next three or tour
and this
went to several physicians but found no re flesh rapidly. I prescribe it with confidence years.said could be done- years I do not remember, but from 186: to 1885I
city for
lief. Finally I went before a board of physi- in Rheumatism and other conditions nothing me. I suffered most severely from repeated at-
requiring also ook of S. S. S. but
cians at Tallahassee and was examined, and a large quantity found tacks of this eruption. The use of
a tonic, and invariably with the most sat- : no relief in anything that I took. My limbs some ex-
my case was declared to be a virulent case of istactory results. Respectfully, ternal remedies gave a relief-'twas only temporary -
Blood Poison, and all the medicine they gave J. II. UEbDING, M. D. were a mass of ulcers, and when I was sent to -till in 1879 I found that Iodide of Po-
me failed to eradicate the dreaded disease and a physician at Mobile my entire body was a tassium and Syrup of Sarsarparilla benefited

my life was in danger. I lost the use of my mass of sores. I had given up all hopes, and mo not a little. However, eve then I was
left arm, and a physician at this place said WAYCROSS, GA., Nov. 15, 188.5. as a last!; resort tried P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, not'cured, for from 1882 to 1885 tne attacks
Poke Root and Potassium
that would have to be amputated.The I ), and after using were more and
my arm Dr. n: II. Whitehead: four bottles small size the have severe, prolonged frequent
( sores entirely -
corruption that came from various sores DEAR SIR-At your rcqcst I will state my and ) than ever, coming upon mo as many as four,
was so offensive that I disliked to come case. Some years ago I contracted malaria disappeared, my general health was and even five times a year. In the Spring of
better than at
the time and
In contact with my friends and neighbors. I in its most violent form while living at Newark never know present 18851 took a course of P. P. P., and from that
that think
took thirty-two bottles of an Atlanta Blood N.J. I consulted various physicians and people. me it a wonderfulcure. time to the present (June 25,1886)) I have been

Purifier, also a lot made in Baltimore, and in took numberless preparations recommendedas 1 Respectfully, ELIZA free from eruptions of this poison. Only once,
fact everything that I could hear of, but received "sure cures," but it stuck to me like a i I TODD. early In this month, a few bumps appeared on

t no benefit. I had entirely desp ired brother-or more like a mother-in-law. I I my wrists, but dried up In a day or two, being

when your General Agent, Mr. Clarkson, finally came South, and while here tried new the dying throes, as it were, of this horrid and

came h re advertising P. P. P. (Prickly Ash, remedies said to "always" cure malaria, and I CIIATTAIIOOCIIEE, FLA., July 16, 1886. loathesome disease. After being plagued for
Poke Root and Potassium), and Induced me It still stuck to me,and you know the broken- \ Dr. WhiteheadSavannah Ga. about twenty-five years with Poison Oak I
to give fit n trial. I got one large bottle, tookit down condition I was in when I came to you. : consider myself cured, and by the use of about
and one and one-naif small ones, and the You put me to taking your P. P. P. and I Im- I DEAR DOCTOR Pleease send me one case one bottle of P. P. P.D.
various sores have healed entirety and the proved rapidly, and am to-day in as good P. 1*. P., small size. Will settle balance due WATSON WINN

new skin has a clear healthy color, and my health as I ever was- n fact,better. AS a rem- in a short time. The P. P. P. J is making lau- Rector of Grace Church, Waycross, da.J. .
general health is better than it has been be- edy for a broken-down constitution It has no I rels everywhere in Florida. Success to your

fore in ten years. I consider' it the grandest equal. Yours, etc., brightest anticipations.
blood medicine ef the age as such a small T. P. COTTLE. Truly, your friend,
amount shows Its; wonderful effects. I am THOS. C. RUMPH.

agent for the F. R. & N. R. R., at this place,
Greenville, Fla., and take great pleasure In JACKSONVILLE, FLA., July 1,1885.
T. Thompson a well known salesman of
recommending a medicine that has performedsuch Two years ago I had the worst ulcer of my :! Another Case of Rheumatism Cured I. B. Seeley, of Philadelphia, writes:
wonders for me. Respectfuly yours. I leg I ever saw. It had eaten down to the bone, I i
J. W. HAM l\1 E.lLY, ; and my whole leg below my knee and my foot SCIILATTERVILLE, GA., Feb. 25, 1886. Dr. Whitehead: '

Agent F. R. & N. R. R. were swollen and inflamed. The bone was i'' I had Rheumatism last fall in my legs and Please send me six bottles (large size: ) P. P.

swollen and painful, and i discharged a most II feet so badly that I could scarcely walk, and P. to Columbia, S. C. I want to take another
offensive matter. My physician said I had could do no work at all. My father beard of bottle myself, and want to give the thers to a
LAKE CITY, FLA., June 24,1886.C. necrosis of the bone, and my leg would have I P. P. P. having cured a neighbor of ours (Mr. poor devil who has the Syphilis and who has

H. Newman, of Lake City, Fla., says his to come off. At this stage I commenced to Henry Waldron) of a bad case of Rheuma- spent all the money he had for blood medi-
wife has suffered for se' en years with a com- take P. P. P. and bathe my leg with hot Cas- tism, and bought one bottle to try it in my case. I cines, and Is now in a terrible condition.
plication of diseases, of which Asthma was tile soap suds. I began to improve at once I The one bottle cured me complete/, and I have Please!; write him out a f special direction to go
the most prevalent. She has not laid downIn and healed rapidly, and is to-day a sound and not had a pain since, and my legs are as useful by while taking your remedy. I forget now
bed for seven years. He has extended all useful leg. I think P. P. P. is all that a man as ever they were before I had Rheuma- what you charged me for the bottle I got, but
the money his business has made him in could ask'as a blood purifier I have known tism. If you want to publish this you can do do recollect that It knocked the malaria out

that time for medicine, physicians, etc., to it to cure some.terrible cases of Syphilis In a so, as the facts are well known. I of me and gave me a huge appetite.

obtain relief for her, but without any success remarkable short time. Respectfully, Yours,
whatever. lie was advised by physicians to ASA AMMONS. JOHNNIE STRICKLAND. J.T.| THOMPSON.


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DR. II. KNIGHT, Proprietor. at this season 8m

Belleview !.. In the highlands of Marlon county, on the 1 F. It. & N. Railroad, 10 miles south "uffefrom.. ]
of Ocaa.! Its elevation And distance from rivers and swamps ensures a dry atmosphere and :..l.either
freedom from fogs. Table nrst-clas! Northern cooks. All the Florida fruits and vegetablesIn
i IIeadachef FOR THE CURE OF
their season. This place Is especially commended to those: of the Invalid class, and others a i
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Terms on application. Rheumatism, FEVER and AGUE
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Limbs, Back and I Or CHILLS and FEVER
Sides, Bad Blood, !i

&alariaConstipation at ItidneyTroublea. i
Northern Meats and All the Delicacies of the Season. i. The proprietor of this celebrated medicio
-H--YOLINA CORDIAL CURES RHEUMATISM, justly claims for it a superiority over all ren

Reflted,Refurnished and the best hotel in the city. Bad Blood and Kidney Troubles, by cleansing the ', edies ever offered to the public for the SAF1

\ GEORGE 1). IIODGKS Proprietor.Formerly blood of all its impurities,strengthening all partsof CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cux
the body. of Ague and Feveror Chills and Fever whet)
of the Hotel New York and the Grand Union Saratoga.) ,
( Metropolitan ,
1 _._ .. --VOLINA CORDIAL CURES SICK-HEADACHE, er of short or long standing. He refers to tb
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Neuralgia,Pains in the Limbs Back and Sides by entire Western and Southern country to be?
J.\I.agn.o1ia JB:01e1.: ; toning the nerves and strengthening the muscles. I him testimony to the truth of the assertio

OCALA, FLA. *- CORDIAL CURES DYSPEPSIA, i that in no case whatever will it fail to cure

New Management. First-Class In Every Respect. Prices Keduced. Indigestion and Constipation,by aiding the assimilating the dire ctions are strictly folio we d and carrie

Commodious Sample Rooms. MRS. I.... C. NCRANTON, Manager. of the Food through:; the proper action of the : out. In great many cases a single dose ht
stomach; it creates a healthy appetite. been sufficient for a cure,and whole familit
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Depression of spirits and Weakness, by enliven- I feet restoration of the general health. It i
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CLARENCE M. GORDON --YOLINA CORDIAL CURES OVERWORKEDand i tain to cure,ifits use is continued in small

Delicate Women, Puny and Sickly Children.It doses for a week or two after the disease hs
is delightful and nutritious as a general Tonic. i been checked,more especially in difficult an

Volina Almanac and Diary, long-standing. Usually this medicin
I. for 18X7. A handsome completeand will not require any aid to keep the bowels i
useful! BOOK,tf'l1In..how to CURE: __
order. Should the however
DISEASES at HOME In a pleasant,natural way. good patient, ,rt
'" ... Mailed on receipt of a 2c.postage stamp. Address quire cathartic medicine,after ha

VOLINA DRUG & CHEMICAL CO. three or four doses of the Tonic,a singe dos
Patent Water-Proof Building ARRIEOIAOIEscauobtal VAJ.U- will be sufficient. Use no other.BULL'S.

Paper and samples, securely sealed, by return mail DR. JOHN
enclose self addressed stamped envelope, andname SMITH'S TONIC SYRUP
this paper. Crown Chemical Company,
1018 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA,
Reliable Lady Agents Wanted.
."\,' i CURE FITS! Popular Remedies of the COl].

When T say cure I do not mean merely to atop them for a Principal Office 831 Main St., LOUI.SYII.Lr.TT
time and then bate them return again I mean a radical
ALSO AGENT FOR cure. I have made the disease of FITS,EPILEPSY or FALLING -
SICKNESS a life-long study. I warrant my remedy to CONSUMPTION.
cure the wont cases. Because others have failed tl no
noon for not now receiving a cure. Send at once for a
THE HERRINGTON $5 TYPEWRITER.Send treatise and a Free Bottle of my Infallible remedy; Give I have a positive remedy f-r the above dl.....;b .
Expreaa and Post Office. It costs yen nothing for a trial, use thousands of ca*<-s of the wont kind and of Ion=
and I will cure;yon. DB. U.O.BOOT,183 Pearl 8t.,N.><* atundinghave been <'ured. II< eedso I tronrU my faith
In Its efficacy, that I *..11 m .J< TWO BOTTLES: TREE
for Circulars and Samples. Agents wanted everywhere.No. Samples Free CROWN Samples Free together/ with a V Lt'A nO.E '1 i:>:ATISE on this Ul.M.
r to any sufferer. Give exi l' and i 1'. O. addroi.
55% West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. MEDICATED DR.T. A. SLu ;.1, lei rearlSLy tr York
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' ,D. D. ROGERS. C. B. ROGERS. Complexion PowderHighly Agents AVANTEU for Dr. Scott'
beautiful Electric Corset,
D. D. ROGERS & CO. indorsed by the theatrical profession Brushes, ISeltN etc. Sample free. No
Contains valuable medicinal properUes which risk, quick sales. Territory given, satisfaction -
DEALERS quickly remove all bleuiishes of the skin. It guaranteed. Address

effects a complete Transformation,and causes UK.. SCOTT, 842 Hrondwiiy. N. Y.
to' the most ordinary person to become StrIkIngly -
Beautiful. It is put up in Pearl and Flesh
tints, in large toilet boxes and is for sale by *
all Druggists, or sent securely sealed to any .
address on receipt of PRICE FIFTY CENTS in
stamps or currency. Ladles can obtain elegant -
samples FREE by enclosing 10cts0 in A FRIEND IN NEED.T .
stamps to p ly for postage and packing, address .
naming this paper CROWN CHEMICAL Sweet'sINFALLIBLE
COMPANY, 1UW Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa.
CECIL H. PLUMMER from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
sweetiof Connecticut, the natural Bone Set-
/ ,.' r been used for more than 60 years,
and is the best known
remedy for Rheumatism

4 rtiIn Wounds and all external Injuries.

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Will answerall communications through let- CERMAN ASTHMA CURE

e y ters and telegrams. I Instantly relieves the most violent attack and I
insures" comfortable sleep] NO WAITIXQ for RE.
\scLTs.BeinR used by inhalation, its action is fan-
., mediate. direct and rertalu and a cure is the
Office in Orlando, Fla., at result in all curable cases.! A single trial convinces -
the most skeptical. Price 5.i and$1001
Reed &,Fo ster's Stables. of any drug I M, or by mllil. Sample Free for I
stamp. Ur. 1C.*CIIIrFMANNSi. Paa''.Sin.
.A. C.A. JR. _:: .

To all who are suffering from the errors and ALBERT FRIES! ,

Indiscretions youth, nervous weakness, early ST. NICHOLAS, FLA.,

'0J.lI decay, loss of manhood, &c., I will send a recipe AGENT FOBROTTED
that will cure you,FREE OF CHARGE. This great GEL ,\'. I1AIER'S
: :E:] TAIJ: toF'IN: : c-: discovered
1 remedy was by a missionary in South BONE MANURE

Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, 4c., Metalic Building Supplies. America. Send a self-ad dressed<< envelope to the i
Decomposed with Potash.
State Agents for E. Van oorden & Co's REV. JOSEPH T. INDIAN, Station D, New York City. I Price S2>per ton,free on board in Jacksonville-

META 1.10. K I-IINGLES. Samples of different grades of Fertilzei.

-.t l1'....-e PENNYROYAL ILLS put up by Mr. Baker, ran be seen at the Get
RA1T't "t r.g+twVIT.1" :. aT.A.
man Drugstore, 19 E. Bay St.
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"CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH.11 atatrtnforea'alogup.PA

Well Curbing and Chimney Flues "; I, The Original and Only Genuine. I Mrs Nr T h: 1'1' PllOUESS
Safe and always Reliable. Beware of worthless Imitations.
ti Cheaper and Better than Bi Ick. l1 : Indispensable to LA DIES. Ask your DrnrcUt for"Chichester's For Curing Oranges and Lemons
i, EnelUh"and take no other,or Lactose 4c.itampt .
( )to ns for particulars in letter by return mall. We are now prepared to Bell the right to use
FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental ; ;1 !I\I\ I NAME PAPER Chlchenter IOal Co8818 the process for Curing Oranges and Lemons
.i ,: Madison r. nare,1'hilada.TI'a, in two days t fro that they will keep for months
and '1 Sold by DmireUtu everywhere. Ask for "Cblehea. in a perfect state packed in the usual
: Cheap Strong. skilled labor required. li I il: tar's 1hh"I'eDB7ro7all'm.. Take no ottet Send for descriptive Circulars. way

Address II I, '-andWIUSK, V HAIJlT.; cur Q Florida
:: Fertilizing Co.
FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY, OP at hom.-without i>aln. Book ,
Office 62} West Bay Street "UsEH; Particulars Kent Free. E.PAINE, President.
$ Jacksonville, Fla U
a il. WUULLEY.]t.D.,Atlanta(Qft. JacksonvUle,8 West Bay St.


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18,000 .A.cres Braidentown Real Estate Agency.EDGAR .
Uf the best quality of heavy oak, hickory and cabbage hammock, having miles of river and
bay fronts and best water protection In Florida. Especially W. GRAHAM
adapted to Florida.fruits and vegetables ,

.. .sik Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice: of the Peace,

;, epp0 S' .,::.0(') Ilrnidentowii, Manatee Co., Fla.

2-es-a 5550 ANTHONY & YOUNG ;g= 1r2 -[; Will buy and sell. all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen ;years' residence In
i'S'MsiSs e. : g., _0 :: 0 Manatee County Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. A.a
nh_moM" :;kpqaQap practicing Attorney,and a* County Judge for a number of;years, I have had occasion to
M ;!q: o; Real Estate & Insur. Agents : become familiar with many titles and the County Records Having been continuously engaged -
:- s. isS"2 ;SS3mis"a ,til these years, in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable products
:-: o e- I Im of thin semi-tropical section gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
r: p c ., Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. Infor-
.: 0 '<<< ::0 mp mation furnished. Correspondence solicited
C> b 8 Of s: NOTE.-Braidentown Is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
7 thirty-five miles south of Tampa. Has daily service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Ad- .
Town property Improved and unimprovedIn jacent are the lovely Terra Cela, Sarasota,and Palma Sola Bays,teeming with all kinds of
all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and fish,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building sites In
bay front Pure salt water. Oysters, fish and clams. Lovely building sites the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands where tropical fruits and
.n mainland and Islands. Yachting unsurpassed. Correspondence solicited choice vegetables may be grwwn to perfection.

JOHX T. LESLEY,President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sec. &Treas


TAl\.lPA.: FLORIDA, Is on the Line of the Florida Southern.

Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every Unsurpassed by any other section for the production of Fruit and Vegetables. If you are
description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Scud for our Descriptive! coming to Florida, whatever may be your means or coi.dltion: ,you will most assuredly! be
Pamphlet and newspaper. pleased with this Centre of the Lake Region. .
. c' C:> C> I...at E] -yC'' C> .

Real Estate Brokers and Agents, .

61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville,Fla.
Orange Groves, Truck Farms, and Lands of every description. Oity f
and Suburban 'Property for Sale.

Correspondence solicited.


2,500,000 ACRES OF LANDFOR ,





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

Sumter, Hernando, Hilisborough, Brevard!, Baker, Polk & Manatee, e i. AGENT FOR ALL THE 1

Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Flor- Disston Lands Lands,Okechobee South Florida Land Railroad Cornpany's '-,'-... ';:Yi!) ;.A:'
Co.etc. etc. .
ida. Price,$1.25 per acre and upwards, according to location.
For farther Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatia,.Fla. r


Chief Clerk and Cashier, Land Department Chief Engineer and Land Comm loner.
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negotiated on First Mortgage Real Estate Bonds.

Ocala Fla.

W. Forsyth St. .,
17 V;.

W. E. SIMPSON .. .' ,

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Wild, improved, t'AIll'tIINU' Grazing Timber, Orange and TRUCK Lands, Orange .;)'
Groves Lands.In all parts of the State, ORLANDO, ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. .


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;17operiyTown' and Beach Lots, Rents Collected, Homey Loaned and Invested. AND OIL STORE
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Railroad Steamboat and Mill Supplies, Pure White Lead, Zinc and Glass, Putty.
: 25 Varnishes, Brushes, Plain and Decorative Wall Paper, Doors, ColOl'Ri ,eta
Mixed Paints, all Shades and Colors-write for estimate. Locks, Sash
:.. .' P., O. BOX I Weights,Cord, Hinges, Screws,eta Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement.

t : : ,,;'::''; .-"'" : Cor. Whltaker President'and York v Streets, - SAVANNAH, GA. .

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J. '1'" LANC, S'1"ElGEN"RAI4 ( E .,.ti' I :i X.ti"rl! 'l'I: : .' j;' 4.. =-- :l ".. "'aaz "'I":.f:';} ''i'::' -

Union Block, .CALA, FLA Bargains in Real Estat8.
JSE H. J. BAKER & BRO'SCelebrated
Orange Groves; Pine and Hammock LandsIN

Marlon, Sumter, HernandoOrange,Polk send
Hlllsborough Counties.
# 2-story Livery Stable,30 stalls,24 head ofhorses
,./ and mules, buggies, et-, all In One Hernando County Lands. .
f, '" trim profits., In Ocala, sold to close up an estate., Big O' R'A E. TREE

23 acres bearing hammock grove, one mile I will sell for one-fourth cash a beautiful r1i/j AN U R E.
from Court-house,and on principal avenue, tract of Eighty acres sloping pine land near H... .-r:: 7 .I '1I J
l all high and well protected by original:; forest
growth; good well of water, small 2-room Oriole, in Hernando County, for $1,000. No

18000.house; trees In thriving condition. Price, tion waste for on a the magnificent tract. No more Winter beautiful Home loca-an! IT W3LL# PAY YOU !

100 acres best hammock land, 60 acres Orange Grove.Adjoining .
+ cleared,balance In'wood,2%miles l from Belle- GUARANTEED ANALYSIS.
, view. Price $3,000. Will sell this In 40-acre the town site of Oriole and about
tracts at $35 per acre. This land has Cunning two hundred yards from the railroad and Ammonia . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.50 per cent.
water on It and a splendid muck pond near postofflce,I offer 40 acres of land, all hIgh' and Available Phosphoric Acid. . . . . . . . . 4.00 "
dry, for Sl.OuO. :Suitable for laying out in
that vegetables.will afford very desirable fertilizer for town lots. Potash . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.50 "

10 acres hammock land,.1 mile of Citra Station Soda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00 "
,7 acres In bearing grove; trees not injured For sale or rent in Oriole-a two-story, four- Magnesia . . ',. . . . . . . . . . S.oo "
room, painted house, next to the chief store
In by Citra.cold,enclosed All for$3,500.by good fence; two city lots and post office, built this year. Oriole has Lime . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00 "

2000 acres land from 2 to 3 miles of Belle- school,church bakery,restaurant,postofflce. This justly celebrated Manure has b"en thoroughly trd for rears in Florida, and always
view; 1,500 acres best hammock balance No. railroad accommodations, two stores, sawmill with the best results. It is no tlieo,cticul Fertilizer," ut one which has stood the
1 pine and mixed land. Price$25 1 per acre. I and other attractive features for a per- test for years: and if properv! used" cfnno* fail t.> rt|pssy> its cost many times over in the in-
Property on the beautiful lake weir"at from manent home. About tWf>nty.five houses creased yield of Oranges, gem ral health ana rated growth' the tree.
$:;n to$50 per acre. Call on or address as above.ORANGE built there In past two years. Will sell for It is, and always has J been t1e! same superior Fertili/cr as when first introduced years ago, _
8100, orjrent; for $75
'- per annum and we guarantee t't!! i.>. quality will be suM.iined in the future as in the past, as we do not
: ; it by introduction of any inferior and lower priced sources of Ammonia,
The O-Iole .Floiida Improvement Company Phosphoric Acid, A.C. .
.lave Just bull f. for sale
house or rent, a two-story Our ORANGE THEE laiiftre is securely packed in barrels of 25O Ibs.
In the
town of Oriole, five rooms
double plazz front sln l.- plax/a rtarballabove Send for descriptive pamphlet to
and below. Will sell for $wW, or rent
for 8120 per annum. Splendid location. P. McQUAIB. Jacksonville, Fla.,

W here a full supply of it is constantly! on hand,*Qr to

Rem' J: :F>> :
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y M Yo. Sumter County Lands. .. ymaa : ,


Eighty acres of high and dry pine land, FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURESPREPARED
.. within 4 in Ilex ol Knshnell and Catherine
,,, .... ; Stations on F.R.& N. <'(,'8 line, and same distance rOR
from Dragem and Pemberton June- Oranlrc. Tree and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,
oa 'Inns on f'. S. It. H.. Good orange and farm-
g ing land. Price Sl'>per acre. SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR EACH: CROP.

In the town of Webster, on F. !H. R. R., I No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these GoodsThe
offer for sale :1 acres, close hy station; 175 orange -
tr-e.. just coming m'o bearing; house2ix2 highest grade goods are toe best and cheapest, and these goods meet the want. Many
: < let. one and u half stories high; beau. years' tests find th.m to be All that la claimed for them. References can be given, but it I*
tlful pia"-e. I'rlcc't.ilt0. needless wnere goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the tandard.

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,.'c...i ZC> .j.lt of one acre In Webster 100 yards from
."=:a loecn station; hottt, lox'Jl: feet, two stories; a bar-
=I g tJ uSj 0.--<=<:9-p J'' gain. $:.250.. Fronts tbe station. _

= Small store house In Webster; living rooms THIS UNEQUALLED ,
-- ---- above: corner lots; right at station. W1llliell


li delivered at ;your nearest Station,

A Beautiful Spot -in a Healthy Location. Marion County Lands.Fine .At $16 :]:Ier 'ron..

Unequalled for Orange Culture and Trucking. Farm and Orange Grev 'Addre* .

7 W. W. HICKS,

On the F. R. & N. Co's main line, 25 miles The best farm for the money in Marion Fort Mason,:Fl*.
south of Ocala, 8 miles north of Leesburg. county; 7 miles from Ocala, Ute county seat;
i Transportation unexcelled.A 4 miles from Belleview and 1% miles Irom
Santos, Railroad stations on the F. R. & N.
specialty of Educational Facilities, moral Can now be had at least $500 under its value. ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY
home influences, health and reasonable It is high rich hammock; 45 acres in cultivation ,
profits from all agricultural and industrial ,35 acres in timber. Two houses, a large
i pursuits.. All I ask Is a personal Inspection and small one. Near a spring of pure water. CHARLESTON, s. C.
of Orange Home and vicinity. Over 200( orange trees, 40 bearing. The aged
Aaliely Soluble Guano a complete high grade Fertilizer.
unable to It is ,
owner, occupy selling it and
Will sell
Real Estate Groves Town
Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands. guaranteeing 20 bushels of corn per acre, un. Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
fertilized also the successful of
; growing and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
kind vegetable and fruit to be raisedin
I Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOWN- every
malls, general stores,etc. the orange belt,and a rise, if well farmed, Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange tree, bananas, etc.
of $500 per annum on its price during term of
Corespondence solicited. References of the purchase years' time. Price 53,00on four Ashley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Aeld Phosphate.Pure .

best furnished. payments, or$3,000 cash. Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate Ammonia, Kainlt

0*Don't buy until you write to me. Muriate, Potash, Cotton Seed Meal, etc.

'v. C. DODD For Almanacs and Hand Books, Agricultural Primers, and good articles on Peal, Kainlt

Orange Home, Sumter Co., Fla. Floats, etc., address


fhA1'lf1-tftn.! R. O.

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Ilernnncto County.Send .

Office. ,No.Herkimer Block, stamp for colored Map of Oriole and FURNITUREI f .
JACZSONYILLEFLA. information how to get a home in Florida,
1 close by Railroad in active operation. Splen- {
1 Headquarters for Raines City Property. did orange lands. Large number of new ,
groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly
COL. ,ALEX. J. DALLAS coming in from all over the Union. Attractive Great Reduction in Pricesh h
plan of purchase; but little cash required.

(u.s.A. Retired.) Bargains offered.
San A tonlo, Herimiido Co.. Fla.
When we will remove to No. 44 to 46 West Bay street. 'Call at once and obtain our reducrtt
Notary Public and Conveyancer. Office : 72$ W. Bay St., up stairs, prices before purchasing.

Solicits lands for sale. Prompt attention to F. E. BOGUE & GO.,
all correspondence. Send stamp for Circular
and Land List. Jacksonville. P'/i. No.26% and 28 Ocean street City.1110. .

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. 98 .. -_ =THE FLORIDA' DISPATCH. .. I [DECEMBER 271886.1,' .



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Boston and Savannah_ Steamship Co. 1S7i. "'

beat Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England anti l ANDFERTILIZERS '

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest. .

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First-Class Passenger Accommodation vXL.JJ.A.1\I.I: : : : : : A. JBC>"[J S;, ".. .

.No 'Transhipment.S: : *S- No Extra: Handling. tt1J (Successor to J. E. Hart,) .. ',

Cabin; Passage, 820 ; Excursion $3 .OO; Steerage, 812, R 20 West Bay Street., Jacksonville,' Fla. '.
I handle none but the Best and most T>AllnV>1o Waarln1v. new CatalogUewlll be sent free on
appltcatton. Also, Wholesale'Dealer In,
i I.i-e (Qperior Iron Steamship of this Company are appointed sail from
Hay| Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat
.) -lJostc\U.pvery" Thursday at 3 P. M., and from Savannah as; follows : ,

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s3Y & ..
.->;' / v- :\ h. : ..f',:. STATE AGENT FORJ.

!: '. + -.'... / J.I E. Tygert & Co.'s Star Brand Fertilizers.Guurnnteed ,
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y. i Analysis.
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or.. .., rfXt*: OtfiSSK.<< SS '.".isi. ... 'mADE JUJU c r


'CITY"Tip MACOr, Capt. Kelley........................._..................Thursday, Dec. 23at 4:30 NITRATE SODA, KAINIT ETC.
Jnt. CITY Capt.; Hedge.. .._.............................. ...................Thursday, Dec. 30, at 9 ao p.m ,
\JL'J'Y OF MACON, Capt. Kelley............................................... Thursday, Jan. 6. at 2:30: a. m Prices on application. _. July 27 tf
t. tJ I A rE CITY, Capt. Hedge...........................:.............................Thursday: Jan. 13, at 8.*<<) p.m -J- ---- -
,iTY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley .............-................................Thursday, Jan. 2b, at 3:0.:( p.m Season 1887. THE Season 1887.'
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge................._.......................................Thursday, Jan. 27, at 8:00 p.p.m m 1\1.1: .A. :I? E] S
"hrough Bills of
Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida
'ml Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short COMPLETK: AND SPECIAL CROP;
Line Oranges
(fl'jrtda Dispatch. ) ani the Steamers of the h Island Route. Vegetables

W. H. RINu Nickerson's Wharf Boston. Oranges MANURESSTILL V('getahles'h.an
.l4'.r!" F'relghtand rooms apply to G. M. SORREL
Agent Savannah, Ga. (
geS Vegetables
.1 .>r Tickets apply to- connecting lines. FURTHEIt InIPI0\'En1ia:IrT

HENRY. R. CHRISTIAN G. S;. Agent. Oranges In adapting them to the most successful Vegetables
growth of Vegetables Oranges and
Oranges Fruits on Florida soils. Vegetables
SAVANNAH LINE. Oranges These Stapes- Manures Vegetables .

;.r J: :M: E. -FOR- Oranges (as acknowledged by the best scientific Vegetables
and practical authorities, See the Mapes
I Oranges Pamphlet for 1887)) afford the Florida
}. > to 60 Hours Orange, Fruit and Vegetable-growers
between A\ /ik\ NEW YORK Small Fruits the only safe, rational and efonotniral Fruits j
way of inannrina.. ....
and Their High Grade Standard Fully Maintained. .
-ASl All the official analyses published by the Agricultural experimental stations ((1886 and
NEW YORK past years) show that the high guaranteed standard of the Mapes Complete and Sp .lal
andPHILADELPHIA. Crop Manures (highest in the world. has been fully maintained. Send postal for new pam
:, PHILADELPHIA I phlet 18S7, which gives analyses, guaranteed cntnitosltlon price. snit all desired Informa t
tion, viz: How to get them, how to use them, etc., address ... ._

... TYSEST, SMITH & CO a'ur) Forwarding Agents) Jacksonville. Fla.
Ocean Steamship Comp 'Dr. G. W. LANCASTER DeLa Fla. I I G. D. CLIFFORD, "Eustis, Flit.Dr .
any. J. N. BISHOP Sanford,

THE APE CO., 158 Front St., New York.]
(Central or 90 Meridian Time.)

Passage Rates' Between Savannah and New r orK. THE WILCOX &. GIBBS GUANO CO> t'

i'oor from New York, Cabin $25; Steerage,312.50; Excursion (return SUCCESSORS TO WILCOX. GIBBS & CO.,
rILLr Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: Th Oldest Importers and Manufacturers of Guano in America.

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Established 18 i9. .'!'

'Jl'l'Y, OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson; .....?...................,........Monday
OHATrAHOOCHE :,.Capt. Catharine ....................... ........Wednesday,January 3-12:00." noon For all kinds of Truck.
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett .... ............ ........Friday, January 2:00 p. m '
NA OOCHEE, Capt. Kempton ..........Jt...........................?........Monday, January 7- 3:30 p. m Truck Farmers' Special Guano. (GREEN BRAND.)'
TALLAHASSEE, Capt Fisher.............. ..................._......Wednesday, January 10- 6:00) p. m These! Fertilizers delivered to Steamer or Railroad, at SAVANNAH or CHARLESTON'.'
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson....__ ............,................Friday, January January 14-127:30 a. m free oi drayage, ppr bag of 200 fts. S3: 75;,per Ton S f7 ,l1. :
CHA.TTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine.......,...........,................Monday, 9:00a. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett...... ........ Wednesday January 17-12:00 noon For young Orange and other Fruit Trees Vines etc. .
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton................... ......?....m........ ..........Friday,, January 192:00 p. m Orange Hro"ers' Special +.naiio. (BLUK BRAND.)
TALLAHASSEE Fisher. ................."....................:;.?......Monday, January January 21- 4:00 p. m Per Bag of 2<>0 lbs $1: 75: per Ton $:J7 50
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson.............................Wednesday, January 216:00 26- p. m For BearlngtOrangeJTrees.: =
viATTAHOOCHEK, Capt. Catharine.......,.....,........,................ Friday, January 7:30 a. m Orange Growers' Om. (ORANGE BRAND )
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. Daggett..................................Monday, January 288:30 31-10:30 a.a. m m '. Per bag of 200 lbs: 8 1 00; per Ton 540& ..,00

Doubly Ammoiiiateil< Truck Farmer' Special .Guan;;>. '
FOR PHILADELPHIA.These Per Bag of 20)( ft>s. $5 0J(); per Ton |Y f) t'J. .

[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.] Pure Animal Hone Beat and Potash., '

DKSSOUG, Capt. Smith ............ ...............................................JSaturday Per Bag of 200 fi>s. S3 75 Ton $37 50
/JNTATA( ; Oapt. Askins_.............................................,......._Saturday. January 1-10:30 a. m ; per
.. iKSSOUG, Capt. Smith-...........................................................Saturday January 8- 4:30p.m Pure Animal Hone Ulcal. .
I IUNIATA, Capt. Askins...._...............:......................................Saturday, January 15-10:00a. m Per Bag of:ill ibs. S i 75; per Ton$37: 50 .
% DESSOUG. ,Capt.Smith....._......_. ...._..................................Saturday,,January January 29-22-, 4:30p.&OO a. m m For Cotton, Tobacco, Corn, Wheat, etc. '
THESE PALACE Wilcox, Gibbs & Co' JIanil.nll'ted; Giiaiio. (BLACK BKA.HD.) ., _
fi STEAMERS, Per Bag of 200 fts. $2 75;,per Ton $27 50

:Dounectlng with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and Excellent Georgia Standard Guano.

Offer to the Traveling Public and the Shippers Sea Island Route. Per Bag ot 200 fts.t$2 55;.per Ton 825 50
T trough Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal advantages equalled by no other line. Any of lie aboie Packed in Ilarrels if Desired.,
rltt Savannah. For further points North, East and Northwest
particulars apply. to Our prices are Lased on prompt and certain Cash. They will not admit of, losses
HENRY any by
YONGE, Agent, pooror slow pay. Therefore, to insuie
G. M. prompt shipments.'orders should be
Pier No. 85 North SORREL, Agent, accompanied
River, New York. with the
money. (Approved
W L.JAMES, Agent, 13 S.Third Street, Philadelphia.City Exchange Building, Savannah Ga. Prices for the time taken, will be accept regarded ince as with equivalent interest to at cash.8 per) cent Give lull added to our Cash
J. shipping direct
For HA8HAGEN.Tickets apply: Eastern to connecting Agent,lines.Sav., Florida. & Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway, N. Y. tions and you may rely upon the goods being shipped the day the order Is.received. .
N. B.-Samples of of
any our Goods will be mailed on application.

H. R. CHRISTIAN., Gen'l SoUcltlngAgent. Works at Savannah, th ., and Charleston, S. C.

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Orange Trees and All Kinds:
of Vejyetol; >le..
PABLO AND Natural food for plant-life- Especially adapted to sandy soils.(: Anyone wishing to obtain
DIEGO BEACH COMPANY a strictly good fertilizer will find it to his interest to try this. His not
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LnU -mr t.f manufactured Organic Compost. The effect
..artain Market for Farm iujUU. > a for I vestment\ Cultlvatios Ios Is permanent.
ProJuca !
Also Town L3ts at San Pablo and .UUntic: tractive City oa 3lt
IM1. M. KREAMKR, President, over Bank of Jacksonville or \V. n.Plan(GRANT if desired.Supt.Addres, Send Circulars. Ilhavenoagenis.!; Address .

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