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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: February 7, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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A Journal of Agriculture, Horticulture, Industry & Immigration


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OFFICIAL. ORGAN' OF THE FLORIDA FRUIT GROWERS' ASSOCIATION AND THE FLORIDA FRUIT ANDs

VEGETABLE. GROWERS' PROtECTIVE ASSOCIATION.
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Chas.JL H.. W. 8ta'l: { Proprietors. Jacksonville Fla., Monday February 7, 1887.' I New :, I.IJJb-:181! .O. G.X. .


.A.WYATT. GEO. D. BABCOCK. P.RIC.E THE LOWEST. "
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THE CARROLLTON

HARLAN HOTEL Stoves, Crockery, I r
: I G. A. DREKA &: CO., Proprietors.
Enlarged and improved. Capacity doubled' Tin-ware, O. S L'ENGLE China, : CAPT. J. MINOT, Manager.

In 1886. Elegant new furniture Electric Bells, Chandeliers, DELAND, FLA.
etc. Tennis, Croquet, Billiards, Boating, etc. Granite Iron-ware, I
Lamps
Accommodations for 135 Guests. Situatedin
Table supplied with the best of everything.Fresh
vegatables from hotel garden every say Oil Stoves, AND.Burners, Chimneys the very center of the city,conveniently located
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in the year. Milk In abundance ,from the Silver-ware. to Postofflce Telegraph office,Churches,
I Irondequoit Dairy. I Gas Fixtures, etc. Surrounded by beautiful grassy grounds
arranged for Lawn Tennis, Croquet and other
LAKE HELEN, VOLUSIA CO., FLA. House Furnishings, COMPANY, :Freezers, outdoor amusements.

Five miles-from DeLand. Table Cutlery, I Refrigerators, A select Orchestra season.has been secured! for the

Gate CityFilters,
LAKE HELEN. Fire Dogs Rate, $2.5O per Day and Upward. :
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JACKSONVILLE, FLA. :Dinner, Tea and ,
Special Rates by Week or Month. ,
The Blue Spring, Orange City and Atlantic'
Railroad is now completed to Lake Helen, Baskets and Wooden-ware! .. t .- Toilet Sets. Hotel, Furniture and Fittings New. Hotand !
and daily train service has been put on'connecting Cold Water"Bath and Closet on each floor.
wlt.i all trains over the J.,T. & K. W. Electric Bells. All protection possible against
Particular Attention Paid to Inil Orders.
Ry,and also St.Johns River steamers. Tourists Fire. Write for particulars. ;
(should not fail to take a trip over this
route, passing as it does, directly across the \,e.T. FOKBES. W. P. GIFFORD. C. G. PEARCE. J. B. CHRISTIE,Attorney. .
famous Orange Ridge" of Volusla County, Real Estate and Loans. t
at Its broadest and most attractive point,
through extensive Orange Groves, past beautiful W. T. FORBES & CO.
lakes, elegant winter homes,over a well ,
ballasted roadbed, broad gauge, heavy steel ''',
rails, elegant Pulman Cars, courteous em-
ployees pleasure, trip and attractive.all that combines to make a Florida Real Estate Exchange and Law OmCftS. G.B.GRIFFIN&SONLegitimate

This route, starting at Blue Spring Landingon
the St.Johns River,close by the celebtatea
mammoth sulphur spring of this name upon
whose bosom the largest steamers could float, Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. ,',,.
in the midst of the tropical luxuriance of a t
river hammock, crosses the main line of theJ. Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid,
.,T. & K. W. Ry, at Blue Spring Junction, Investments. ,
one mile from the river. Orange City, the Titles Examined. Conveyancing, Surveying, etc.
,next station, is a growing, busy town, surrounded "
Send for "Real Estate Bulletin.
by extensive orange groves. From our
thence to Lake Helen,the present terminus,
we pass through a park like pine forest,interspersed W. T. FORBES & Co., Represntations Guaranteed.i
with clear lakes, fine orange groves
and winter homes, and connect with the De- Abell Block, 32i West Bay Street, Jacksonville Fla.
Land Extension of tbe same system Just be-
fore reaching Lake Helen, the Villa Cit)"" Ellis Information cheerfully furnished.
of South Florida. This is, without exception. ::EI111s d3 : ,
the prettiest town on the peninsula,and no B0 West Bay .I..
pains have been spared or mistakes made, in REAL ESTATE BROKERS, wyj&KSONTILLE.Best. \
I making the most of its natural attractions.Its .selections In City and Suburban Lots,Orange Groves and Truck Farms. Pine Lands,
commodious hotel the "Harlan House," Railroad and Government Lands, lovely Villa:Sites:; on the St.Johns River, etc. "
with its annexes, and the many attractive I All busiress pertaining to Real Estate promptly attended to and satisfaction guaranteed. I 75 West BayStrcet,Jacksonville,
mansions and unique cottages, OFTICES: I{ Windsor,AInchua County,
1 surround Inverness, Ilemando County.R. .
by beautiful gardens and lawns,
and clustering around the blue waters of Lake The: C'1ar' '& Cove Guan: : ).

Helen. The balmy breezes which blow from N.ELLIS,C.E. A. E.MCCLURE,
Ocean and Gulf,and which at Its are not intercepted as N Arcnltect.
ameliorating the winter's cold and Q.0.. ....
tempering the summer's heat, making it the a So ELLIS & MCCLURE
healthiest and most comfortable spot on the t =. > ,
continent either for n. permanent residenceor E Boa .l f1; tsc Architects and Civil Engineers
for a sojourn In either winter or summer. CJ B ,
Don't ITIise It .. = 33g -rZ: Plans,Specifications Estimates for buildIngs .
= < .. : : 0 of all kinds,Sanitary work etc.
A trip through' South Florida without a 0 b= .In.. as" .";' S : Ewa: c y Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay at. .
glance at this lovely country cannot but be ...... :n.. Q ..,a > Ffa.{ '
Q ... ',.. Q. :. c.. ..... P.O. Box 783. Jacksonville( ,
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unsatisfactory.T. r as M .. .',.c oJ...> ... .. -. > ...
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-Q '" :. ;'i3Q >' QIS S :E ACT :I: :Ia: :L. E.
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'rtl This growing town is the principal station :
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H Q bit I e4'- a t:2:: tsQ on the J.,T.& K.W. Ily between Palatka and
e4 ::00 :- : : : > .. '" Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It Is
W > ,to-. :
...., ._ ..O.-...- ,Q... .. .. .... .>... -- .=... Louise,and surrounded by a fertile and fettled
Q Q. '.0"CP" -d .. ... .. o4 ts.... country. It has a coxnpllete system of
oOIIIII .. ',c- -- IIIEt water-works and sewers in<>pration. ;
pMa; = a 3zw0 .. -HOTEL SEVILLE-
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=....,. == == O ..=,' .0...0..C .a Containing inbllc and private bath-room, j.
rs: rs:a ,' ,,' cafz i! billiard room. etc. Is managed by Mr. II.
k .;;. Channel,late steward of the Uarendon Club,

ROCKWOOD CUTLER, o a,Q'i S .a Manchester.of the England SevIDeOmpan'y.! unde the. general direction "
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ARCHITECT for... S= lID % : = Lots and acre property for'sale on reasonable -
S g terms. Settlers and and Investors are requested
Office 82%West Bay Street.Abell Block, a = to visit the town. Address ,;
Jacksonville Fla. << SEVILLE COMPANY,Seville,Flai
enral Southern Arent of operative; Wightman & Christopher) State Agents, Mason Young President. 35 Wall 8t, New -:'
gilding Plan Association,& Shoppers Mod- Jacksonville_ :***. York. B.H.Mason Sea A Treas.,Seville Fla. ,,
t Houses. Circulars and Information free. Special. term on application. x


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KISSIMMEE: LAND AGENCY, BIDWELL'S EARLY PEACH.My .

new Peacn-Bldwell's Early-I believe to be the greatest acquisition to Florida In the

CONTROLLING fruit line that has been brought to public notice in my 19 years'residence In the State,12
r- L11'r3OOOOOO of which I have been engaged In the nursery business. It was my ai n when the trees were
in fruit last spring to have all who could,call and see them and taste the fruit,well aware
: Acres that the general public would prefer to have the verdict of such men as I name below to
the decls.on of more Interested parties. I respectfully refer you to

Mahlon Gore N.L. :Mills,Orlando,Fla.; Capt.D.A.Irwin, Dr.C.H.Lanphers,Zellwood;
of the Richest Lands in the State.
J. EJarklnsBilliard, Palatka; W.G.Wright, Mt.Dora; Rev.T.W.roor Sanford; Levi
Risinger, P. A.Isaacs, Sorrento; Rev.H.J. Walker, Tangiertne; Charles Phillips,Robert
Mills,Chulusta; Rev.C.A.Lander,Messina.
Representing all the Owing to ill-health,I last spring placed the distribution and sale of trees for the coming

winter in the hinds of Air. James iriott, Orlando, Fla.,to whom all orders and lettersof
'i Disston Companies, inquiry should be addressed.
A. I. BIDWELL.

Kissimmee Land J.B.CHESNUTT. S.H.COLLINS.
ilLITIP Company
J. B. CHESISTJXT & CO.,

., ..ti_ AND Produce Commission Merchants,
FOR THE SALE OF
.4- South Florida R. R. Co's Lands. Fruits, Vegetables, Hides, Wool, J to.,

FLORIDA ORANGES A SPECIALTY.

Consisting or beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks, first-class Pine Land for 99 Bay Street, SAVANNAH, GA.
Orange Groves and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes. REFERENCES:Southern Bank State of Georgia I I Quick Sales and Prompt Returns at Hlghes
and the Commercial Agencies. | Market Prices.

ANDREW: : : HANLEY: ,

Orange G-rC-ves, PAINT AND OIL STORE

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DEALER IN
And Improved Truck Farms. Railroad. Steamboat and Mill Supplies, Pure White Lead,Zinc and Colors Glass, Putty, .
Varnishes, Brushes, Plain ana Decorative Wall Paper,Doors,Sashes,Blinds,eta
Mixed Paints, all Shades and Colors-write for estimate. Locks, Sash-
Weights,Cord, Hinges Screws,etc. Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement.
TOWN LOTS IN KISSIMMEE WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. Cor.Whitaker President and York Streets, - SAVANNAH, GA.

E. W.AGNEW, President. A.MCINTYRE,Cashier

,.- : FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF OCALA FLA. .
: ; I .: Send for Price and Description List.WILLIAM. ,
CAPITAL 850.000.
Correspondent: Mercantile National Bank,New York.
Collections In all parts of Florida promptly attended to.
CANNON,

PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS
Refer to this paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. ,


LAKE REGION. FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

MORRISON, 8TA.PYILTOI: > fc CO., BANI ELLS,
PHILADELPHIA.
LEESBURG, Sumter County, Florida. '
Correspondents: Amble r.Marvin&Stockton,Jacksonville, Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice),
New York City; Melville, vans&Co.,75 Lombard Street,London England.A Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week.
general Bank! ig business conducted. Accounts opened for depositors and collections
made. Money placed on mortgage for Investors.
Stapylton&Co. Fruitland Park GardeniaP. 10 Years .Established.
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT.-Correspondents: ,
.O.,Sumter Co., Fla.,and 8 Delahay Westminster, London, England. GS :PALtMEIR: :
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Investors and Settlers! sire Invited to communicate personally or by correspondence.DON'T ,
COmmiss1On: Merchant:

166 Reade Street, I FOR THE!:SALE I NEW YORK.

DOl IT. Fruits and Produce, Also Hides specialty., Furs, Honey, Etc. Florida Oranges a

References-Banking houses and principal shippers throughout the State. send for Stencils
and Market quotations. Trl-weekly quotations by telegraph to Times-Union during
shipping season.FRUIT __
DON'T BUY

TREES, VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED

Garden, Field or Grass Seed, Seed Oats, Rye and Barley, Seed TO -THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING

Potatoes, The: : :: C>r ,:n.ge anal: Lemona

in variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Keifler Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons .
Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc.

Or anything to plant before getting prices from PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY

A. H. MANVILLE & CO. ,

SO. SEED CO., Macon Ga.,
HOTEL SANITARIA,
J. R. ELLIS, Pres.&: Manager. Seed Growers and Dealers.
BELLEVIEVV, MARION CO.,FLA.

DR. II. KNIGHT, Proprietor.
Magnolia: Hotel
Bellevlew is in the highlands of Marion county,on the F.R.&N. Railroad,10 miles south
OCALA, FLA. Ocala. Its elevation and distance from rivers and swamps ensures a dry atmosphere and
freedom from fops. Table first-class. Northern cooks. All the Florida fruits and vegetablesIn
Management. First-Class in Every Respect. Prices Reduced their season. This place Is especially commended to those of the Invalid class,and others
Commodious Sample Rooms. MRS. L. C. SCRANTON, Manager. who desire all the comforts of a Northern home. Skillful medical attention when needed.
Terms on application.

ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. "'v. N. JUSTICE, ,,

WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT,
Our new Catalogue of Rare Kxotic: Plants, and general Nursery Stock,is now ready. No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia.

Price, 15 cents, Postpaid. Specialties : SOUTHERN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Mailed tree to all customers.) (Refer to H.F.Dutton&.Co.. Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann& Bro., Humterville, FlaJ.
REASONER BUOS., .T.""otfordFort Mason, !P la.: F.C.Austin,Orange City Kla.; A.C.Usteen,Osteen.Fla.;
., Manatee First National Bank, Camden,N.J.; \V.P. Clyde&Co., t-t-hlladelphia; Ocean Steamship Co.,
.' Florida. Phlla.Office.)f on.A.Canale,Charleston. ,S.C.; A.H.Champion, Savannah Ga.

.f ::1:... W. lSHERM.A.N: d3 .CO.,
FURNITURE !
General Commission MerchantsAND

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0"(: '.. Great Reduction in 'PricesUNTIL RECEIVER OF JFJL-ORIIDA. ORANGES,

,. 123 Clinton Street, Boston. .
., REFERENCES: A.H.Manville,Jacksonville; L.L.Newsome,Crescent City; B. F.Whit-
ner, Fort Reid ; Rev.Lyman Phelps,Sanford; C.W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National
Bank,Boston.
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OCTOBER 1st;,
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When we will remove to Nos.44 and 46 West Bay street. Call at once and obtain our reduced Washington or Riverside Navel Orange.
prices before purchasing.

F. E. BOGUE & CO. I can furnish the genuine Washington Navel Buds,sent to me in tin cans from ]
California. Also dormant buds :MARION COUNTY NURSERIES,
Nos.26i and 28 Ocean street,City. E.B.JORDAN,Proprietor.t Rlversid''

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A. F.. Dp.IJL'CHrr, F. II.SKELDINO,
Pre luent. Cashier. Li7SSilillTr;"':
W. H. PILLOW

KiSSiiMFflEE' CITY BANK, Real Estate Agency.


FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PACKING OKANOE COUNTY, Ft.CA13IrA \. I I _

,. Healthy Lands! Low Prices:!
I... ::;Oono.
Forwarding & Commission House. nissimmeeoflers the best CtRt1CC8 for sellers -
In Florida. It Is the coming district,as
Transacts a general Banking business. nil who know the Hate testily. There is Big
M mey for investors In Town Lots.
Oranges Direct from the Groves for Sale by Single
I I Buys and elN. Eachan 'e. Letters of Credit irjjli: Pi re riitl: lfir.mock! : land

Box or Oar-Load. cashed.- At reasonable prices.

Has rom-spondents In all the chief town Aiogotd land for Truck Farm Ing. A few
> of' Florida HI No Seaboard National Hank a i ma.l Bearing Groves ou tracts of from
-tb..er :J1? rc c .'U.ce .A..1so. Mes.r.. C. .M..Whitney & Co., Nf-w York. Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.
In Great Britain: The hank of Irelan these Groves are easily enlarged,and afford
All necessary facilities for handling Orange, Strawberry and Vegetable: Crops. Royal Hank of Seotbmd, Hank of Briti i a good start. Correspondence solicited.
North America and Melville. Evans & C--
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Packages suitable for shipping the above products both made up and In the flat always ou London. UM1. IJOSU'1Kisslmmee : LI .
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hand and for sale; also other Growers' supplies, such as Hoops, Wrapping Paper, etc. -- ,Orange Co., Fla.
Location the best viz:

1a S., F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF, SIBLEY'STESTED FAIRVIEW NURSERIES
,
JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Circulars and Stencils on application.
O.
15. THATCHER,


4 aR 1 SEEDSSend Manager,


r San Mateo, Putnam County. Florida.The .

13CS"dCrv ] gA/wiv r/n'f Illustrated Catalogue
) Jfwn71(1fl/ef, aU Vcg.tab'e, Fie'd, Pk
Plants, Bull Implements. S E E \JFlower. S best varieties the Orange and Lemon
by mall on application. Don't and other Citrus Fruits.
F R E E ne-.lect writing for i'.
'k n'S ( GTCWib Choice varieties of the Fig,ol recent Intro

... w.w., 1rw p..,....,.., i !0'f"AOfn7R ; HIRAM SIBLEY & CO., duction.

Rochester, N. Y. Chicago, III. The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel-
:322-326: E. Main St. 1211 N. Clark St low.
1Iew1 % ; ftf jjl& < .. i\.. N. D<) *I11NS& ORO. The Peach and Pt'arofthe sorts best adapted
to the soil and climate of Florida.


Jt'l cf -& \ Hart's The Jaran Choice I'lumvarlettesof Bananas,Grapes,Mulberry Pecans, etc.Cataloguo .
v. + v v..w v.uj72
-8 free on application.

REFERENCES:-Crosby&Gowen Han Mateo;;
o q lIon. <*. W. Lyle, Han Mateo; 'V. J. Webb,
Palalka.N'e.
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cOW4)t/: w: aJ3 : VV :l1an.ts.
7w/crir a'r o Urv.jttnpo1'te .

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ccoininciilc for Florida.
} <; JVcrmv .
:N\iCA .S Br q.Joh" .
Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters,
Walnuts of Commerce: Hind's Paper Shell,
( 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel.JACKSONVILLE Prreperturlens; Japan Plums, Adriatic Figs,
i h l Qen'l St.SAvItJA"(0.jfcffJ .
} ;):w }? Yk., 75 u - FLORIDA Olives, Pomegranates, Hoses,and many other

novelties. Everything ht".tlthand free from
Qunfimitblu done in all Its branches. scale.: Everything reliable. Send for cata-

e--4 IRON SAFE WORK logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture 10

c mi u ton HI Putting. ,by mail. cents. Many plants can be sent by mail.
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THE CITRA NURSERIESHave Over 6OOO.OOO PEOPLE USEFERRY'S GUSTAV EISEN, Fresno,. California.,

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SEEDSD.
on hand andjfnr; sale a large stock of fine PA IN: B'S PATKNT. PKOU12SS

Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Tr ees. is D. M.are admitted FERRY to&be CO.the For Caring Oranges and Lemons
8 1 LARGEST SEEDSMEN We are now prepared to tell tLe right( to use
Stocks five and buds one, two and three yearn old. All the leading named vanities; well ')II!m.cI 4 in the world. the process for luring Oranges and Lemonsin
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees, Hoses, etc. :Send for :.;J D.M.FERRY&GO'SlUutrmtcd. two days to that they will keep tor months
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. m'.! Deli In a perfect state, packed in the usual way
IV. L.IPSEY & CO., Citra, ;Clarion Co., Fla. m erlpure i PrleedEi Send for descriptive Circulars.
i SEED ANNUAL Florida VertlKxing < o.,

Henry: : : :Bayer d'c !:iOn. ,J 1 !, For 1887 E.T. PA INK, President.
will be mailed
Ja'k onvl1Jf.R. W'P"M I Hn'-1.;
IMFOIITHI OF FREE to all --- -

Bananas, Cocoanuts and Oranges, i ;l applicants to last without customers season's and ordering : : !

AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN it.Invaluable Sibley'sTe3Ied dS

APPLES POTATOES, ONIONS Etc., toa11.Eaeryper. CO..

Consignments of Florida Oranges solicited. Highest market prices and prompt account of o \ ton using Garden -: _. -- .
gales. HKtMtY 11\\' Inl A SON, at field or
215, *ast Bay Chariest-n H. C FtoaerBBEDBshouldsend AN ANNOUNCEMENT.
for it.Addreaa
E.X. L'ENGLE. W. A. DELL. ;. D.M.FERRY&CO.
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. -4. Detroit, Mich.
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It/) Album Verses. The Proprietor of the
Safe Deposit Sare. GIVEN I AWAY II funny Love and
Open Dally (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. t Marriage sc nes, 1 Pensacola Grtenhouses & Nurseries
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. m.
Fortune Teller,2"Kl1rius" Love-lettere, 12 Interesting
Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, 510, $15 and $20 per Year. Games, 2 Beau Catchers, 1 Maaic would announce that they are now fully or-
DOUBLE COMBINATION AND TIME LOCKS.W. Age Tab et, the Language of Flowers, and g nized and prepared for business, with a

N. BAKER, Cashier. HENRY A. L'E GLE, ,rlannger.Tlae 20o pockets samples with of Gold.New Goods ALL that SKNT will FKKK fill your'tot and large with and extensive a Managii-g\ stoca Partner In all departments ol 25 years,

only I I3(. to help pay po'ta2e.! etc UNION practical experience Fl gist, Nurseryman
: .A.11aD1on.1e; : ; E3o1e1: : ; SUPPLY AGENC. fox 322. rhilad'a. Pa. and Lacdscape (,aidner, and x full stall of
4E&-Thf3 It the Biggest Offer ever made by t practical atsibtants all dtp1trtmeLv.
ALTAMONTE STATION, ORANGE CO., FLA.. Reliable Fifm and all our reader should take
advantart'-,(it AT n.Vf EFA.J.BB7. The Manager,who N a prac:leal Landscape
FRANK A. COFBAN, Proprietor. GardeLer of 25 Yt'3' exp rUnce, will be
((01 the Twin Mountain House, White Mountains,N. H.) pleased to consult with any lady or gentleman -
inregardtolhe Impiovementand embellishment -
of thvlr groundrd will furnish
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My beautiful Chromo Calendars for 1887 are plans end specifications I if desired.
"SAN MATEO NURSERIES. perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and <
always handy to tell the day of week,monthor Send your name find address on a postal
' A fulUlne of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter planting. year. card for new illustrated Catalogues of bth
Too costly to give away/Twill mall one to departments. AddressYENSACOLA :
Best Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Treesof. all sizes. anybody sending me a nickel to help pay advertising
Send for Catalogue. postage, etc. You need one and GUKKMIOUSKS AND
should send soon before all are gone.
t MAXWELL, ANDERSON' A CO., JAMES,HASLEY. UltSERIE-: ,
San Mateo,Fla. Seed Grower, Madison,-Ark. Pensacola,Fla ,
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MALLORY STEAMSHIP LINEFROM



FERNANDINA, FROM NEW YORK,

CENTRE STREET WHARF, PIER 21, E. RIVER, .


EVERY THURSDAY. EVERY FRIDAY.



BATES OF PASSAGE,

JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK:: r.. Lowest Bates of Freight Always Given.
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South from Jacksonville Florida. Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shippers of Vegetables -
and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to NewCARONDELETCa

John Risk.. ...... ....Thuredav, Feb. 3 York. dntat'
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder...Thursday, Feb. 10 49 Through Tickets secured In advance at
OAR NDELET, Cai John Risk. ..... .....Thursday, Feb. 17 all points in Florida.
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, C.pt. Wilder ....Thursday, Feb.24UARONDELET .Trams leave F. R. k N. Co's :Main Depot, foot of Hogan
Capt.John R1Fk..Tharsday, Mar. 3 street at 8.15pm and 5.00pm, on sailing days, connecting ...
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO Capt. Wilder..Thursday Mar. 10 with Steamships at Fernandina.
CARONDEIjKT.>; C-pt John Risk..... .....Thursday, Mar. 17 43-For Tickets and State-rooms and further information
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder..Thursday. Mar.21 apply to

R W. SOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandina, Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass. Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.




LEWTER & BEACHAM'S REAL ESTATE AGENCY,


ORLANDO, FLORIDA.


fluidness Lots and Stores. 220. 2-acre lot on Central avenue,cleared 88. 160 acres 30 cleared;700 orange trees, 34. 40 acres on Lake Fairview,5 acres
No. and fenced,house of 9 rooms,stable, 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 street, 25x150 feet. Chinese cherries 100 the T. O.k A.R.R.
Very cheap.............._......._............... $1,300 vines peaches.,10 varieties mangoes, and grape oth- alongside mile from ,depot; house,quarter of 5-

211. Lot on Church street, 55x140 feet. er tropical fruits; 80 acres of this room,cost 8l,000; price-................. 3,000
432. Lot on Pine street, 27xl20 feet. New house of 5 rooms; price............ 1,600 tract is first-class hammock md
Office of 3 rooms,price.... ..........._. 2,500 fronts the lake for one mile, 4-room 458. 19,000 acres of land within H miles of OrlandO" -
,for 81.25 to$10 per acre. Don't buy
416. Half Interest in lot 53x150 feet, two 108. %acre lot on Main street, two-story wire cotta fenceprettiest enclosed In with until you have seen these lands.
stores and restaurant, 16 roams house of 6 rooms, nicely finished. county and only five place miles Orange from 97. 1.2TO acres on Lake Jessup, 2 miles from

above the stores, rented for SI65 per Small nursery and a few trees Ingrove Orlando price.................................. Geneva, pine and hammock; $&.SO to$t
form price.............................. 2,500 ; 12,000
month; prlce....._........................_ 4,500 ; per acre.
91. 300 acres, 190 hammock, 120 acres In 457. 40 acres choice hammock land,2 miles
417. Lot 27X150 feet on Church street, 227. Lot on Central avenue 100x200 feet. grove form, on south side Lake from Geneva for$25 per acrecbeapatIOO.
store below, office rooms above. house of 5 rooms,well finished,near Apopka, 12 mlle from Orlando,2 Hickory trees 2 to 4 feet in diameter, cab-
Now renting and paying hand- the business part of the city; price.. 3,000 miles from Ocoep; railroad survey bage palmetto and magnolia trees are
somely; price...._................_......__ 4,500 through the farm, steamboat land- numerous.
on the property; well adapted to
418. Lot on Pine street,22 x90 feet; store 269. Corner lot on Church street,200 yds. vegetables,corn,etc.;good barn and NOTE.-We have some very cheap lands in
20x33 feet, 4 rooms above; price....... 2,650 from 8. F.depot. House of 1 rooms. stable, house of 6 room; price......... 50,000Or the counties of Volusia,Brevard Hernandq
Nearly an acre of land; for only..._ 3,000 will sell 80 acres, 30 hammock, Hilsborough,Polk and Sumter; price,$1 to$o
19. Lot and store,adjoining First National -' with 16-acre bearing grove for........ 16,000 per acre. We also have large tracts of well
Bank, rented for 175 per 138.iacre on South strc et. House of 2 This property will pay better than timbered lands in Polk and Hernando coun-
month; prlce......._............................. 4,500 rooms; price..........-.......................... 450 9100,000 In U.S. bonds. ties,upward of fcO.OOO 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.

LEWTER & BEACHAM, Orlando, Fla.




The Only Exclusively Grocery HouseDOINGA






REGULAR JOBBING BUSINESS FROM JACKSONVILLE


The 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.


TEA, COFFEE AND SPICE DEPARTMENT.


In high grade Roasted Coffees, I offer Chase fc: Sanborn's goods-too well known to need comment. All the cheaper grades at manufacturers' prices, freight added. Special attention
1& 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 Absolutely pure goods are ground by our Spice Mills and Dalsey Engine."


CANNED GOODS DEPARTMENT.


This Department is complete-not only staple and standard goods-but the very finest! California goods! of all kinds. I keep everything that Is put up in a can; the variety J.
Is 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.

BUTTER AND CHEESE DEPARTMENT.


Great 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 can eel
at New York prices Without freight,and still make a handsome margin on the usual rise in these goods in the fall. The great quantity shipped daily is proof of Its success.


PRODUCE DEPARTMENT.


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! ootl.. ; all, therefore, are guaranteed

I don't handle cabbages as a

specialty.FLOUR AND STAPLE GOODS DEPARTMENT.


the celebrate Snow Drop" patent Flour neaJs no -o nm3nt; It Is used all through the State! and recognized as the King among Fine Flours." 1 handleheapcrgiudesTitlowTprlces.
Grits and meal are sold at a margin of 5 per cent. net. Sugars and meats are uandled on.a margin that would send one "over the hills to the poorhouse,"

If alone a living was dependent upon them.

CHRISTMAS GOODS.

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'" "'. Figs, Dates, Prunes, Table Nuts, Ealsfns, Citron, Currants, Cherrl's, Evaporated Apples, Fancy Candy, Cranberries, Lemons,}Fancy Crackers, etc. ? "


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sure of expense for fertilizers and laboris I know that it would be money in the benefit. But it must be carried out on
]VaF! enl too much for many, and that the increase ::, pockets of the Florida orange growers these lines. No merely personal interests -

.. .. -- of production will be greatly j;i to make a free gift of the whole must be permitted to come in
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SELLING ORANGES. curtailed in this way. These facts.l crop of the State for one or two years and exercise any control. The officersof
convince me that there need be no I I I to the Exchange, if that would establish the Exchange must be made to understand -
fear of of J t I ] the for all future time. that in of
Area of Profitable Orange Growing over-production oranges, Exchange they are a position
Narrowing Product Will either in the near or the distant future. I But in practice, the growers, being trust, and they must bo held to the
Never Exceed Two and a Half In short, my belief is, that in time the poor, cannot afford to sacrifice present j': strictest accounting. With this simple
Million Boxes-No Danger of production of oranges in Florida for I livelihood for future profits, and many I provision, and the selection of right
Over-Production-The Fruit profit, will be confined to the hammock who would gladly send to the Ex- men to fill the offices, the Fruit Exchange .
Exchange a Good Thing- groves and to those hammocks where change are compelled to send else- I ought to be the means of doing
Some Improvements the orange tree grew spontaneously.And where, because they cannot wait two immense good to Florida, particularlySouth
.. Suggested. while I greatly favor a syste- months for( their money. I urged a Florida, where the bulk of the
matic handling of each crop, and think ,' large grower of this vicinity to ship orange crop is certain to be raised.
4 Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the co-operation of growers will tend exclusively to the Exchange. He replied .
,. More than three fourths of the greatly to their advantage, yet I cannot that he owed money and that Why the People Must Pay High
orange crop has been shipped. Those think that utter financial ruin, as prompt returns were an absolute necessity Prices for American Fruits.

who have oranges remaining some- my friend Greenleaf puts it, will follow to him, so that, though he senta The grasping avarice of some of the
what discouraged at the sluggish man- the failure of all growers unitedly, to part of his crop to the Exchange, ho transpartation companies is akin to
ner in which prices rally. The factis take firm hold at once of the Florida was obliged to send the bulk of it to that of some of our Eastern fruit deal-

our short crop this year has ben< of, Fruit Exchange. The Exchange is a commission merchants.The ers, who openly declare for a small
no advantage to us for the reason that good thing. It or something similar we Exchange doubtless makes as supply and fancy prices, rather than
the holiday North was lost to us by must have in order to meet the highest prompt sales as any commission cheap and abundant fruit for the peo-
reason of the cold weather so long con- point of success. It is certainly merchant, but as the returns have to ple and a wide market for the grower.It .
tinued. Those of our people who have rapidly growing in popularity in this go to its main office to be audited, a is a seflish and vicious principle.Such .
shipped have generally realized fair section But the Exchange is not per- short delay is probably unavoidable ; vast possibilities lie in the fruit
prices. A few carloads brought fect. Its solicitors should not travel this, however,should not exceed a dayor industry of Florida and California,
$1,000 each at the market. The qual with double teams and colored drivers.Its two if there were clerks enough to that it would seem an obvious policyon
ity of our fruit has not been up to the expensive staff should be reduced keep up with the business the part of transportation compa-
usujil: l high standard. There are indications during the six idle months of the year The Exchange offers greater ad- nies to foster and encourage it in

that we will have an excellent and those retained to hold the organi- vantages to the grower than any every possible way, but they do not
crop next season, but certainly those zation should be busily employed in commission merchant, and the grower choose to see it.
who estimate the next crop of Florida{ seeking friends and patrons of the could aflord to pay a higher commission The transportation charges on a

oranges at two millions of boxes are fruit.-growers. The organization should -fifteen or twenty per cent.andstill box of oranges from Sicily to New
about three-fourths of a million out of practice some of that economy which make money, but to many the de- York are twenty-five cents. The
the way, and those who predict that the average patron is i compelled to lay is a much more serious matter thana st amers which bring them have
the crop will not pay for picking, are practice. Expensive quarters mightbe reduction of five or ten per cent in ample dockage facilities and every
also decidedly "otf their base." It is disposed with during the idle sea- the returns would be. convenience for their reception here.
unfortunate that some men who should son. Instead of arguing that the Exchange There may be good reasons why the If the weather is cold the hatches are
know better permit themselves to give is not a money-making institu returns can not be expedited ; if so, not opened until it moderates.
expression to such opinions. It is not tion let it be known that it will use they should be made known, so that It costs forty cents a box to send

reasonable to suppose that next sea- every possible means to make and the shippers may arrange their affairs oranges here from Jacksonville, Flor-
son's crop will exceed this by more save money, and that the profits will I in accordance with the necessities of ida, and one dollar from the interiorof
than a half million boxes, and, with a he used first, to increase the facilities the case. the State. If they come by steamer
seasonable winter North, we can dis- for.) handling fruit to the hest advantage THEODORE L. MEAD. they are discharged regardless of the
pose of a crop of that size to as goodor : and second, to relieve the freight Lake Charm, Florida., January. 31,1887. weather, because owners are in hasteto
better advantage than we are disposing and other expenses, such as commis- I The Stock Subscription. turn the vessel round.
of the present crop under the sion, storage, drayage, etc., of its patrons !, The charges on oranges an'l l grapes
circumstances. Some "lightning cal- to the lowest possible point. And i j In a long editorial heartily endorsing from California to New York are two

culators" show us how, in five years, furthermore, gentlemen of Jackson-;j' and commending the Fruit Exchange dollars a box by the car-load, and the
the orange crop of Florida will reach ville should not have too much weight 1! the West Hillsborouyh Times shipper waves all claims for detentionor
ten million boxes! Now, I have not in the counsels of the Exchange to j its feature is its
I says one objectionable delay. By special arrangement,
the least! idea that the orange crop of the exclusion of the actual orange- of stock subscription : lots of fifteen car loads of fruit may
Florida will ever exceed two and a growers of the Peninsula. M. | system be sent from California to Chicago for
quarter millions of boxes. Ever is a I/jesburs, Fliu, January 24,1887. ;, Each share of stock calls for $100, load. Fruit about
8300 costs
H.4 per car
and people are invited to invest in it
time but I what I i
long mean just
say.
box from to
The Exchange-A Criticism.Editor j sixty cents per Chicago
Over-production is a bug-bear which on the understanding that only ten or
New York.
FLOKIDA DISPATCH: ; cent. will be called in.
need awake of twenty per
not keep us nights. i The mere statement of these facts is
b in which the People do not like to 810 or $20
There has been a good deal said There is one matter ; pay a demonstration to the people of the
and written during the last year Florida Fruit Exchange seems deficient !. on account with the likelihood of being Northern and Eastern States that the
about blessings in disguise. Dis- as compared with the majorityof assessed at some possible inconvenienttime luscious and plentiful fruits of Fh rida
guised blessings do not usuallymeet commission merchants, namely, in to the tune of S80 or $90 more. and California heavy and un-
pay
with welcome but in giving accounts of They will not subscribe under such
a very warm promptness reasonable tribute to incorporated
December conditions. But, we understand, authority -
there are such blessings ; and the preventives sales. I began shipping monopolies which they themselveshave
and have will be asked from the Legislature -
weeks
11th-over six -
to over-production may ago licensed and created. There is
prove to be such. That the area of got to receive my first return from ; at its approaching session, to a loud call for the Cullom Bill, or
I made small reduce the shares of stock from $100
orange-growing land is quite limitedno the Fruit Exchange. some other hill which shall prevent
one acquainted with the facts will shipments later on, chiefly of fruit to $10, the total capital remaining as these monopolies from throttling or
deny. That as men test the soil and that I did not consider good enoughfor it was under the original charter. If arrogantly dictating their own harsh
and the commission this be done, there is not the smallest
the climate this area is growing more the Exchange, terms to honest industry.-New York
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limited will merchants sent me long orange grower in the State, certainlynot
and more none scarcely my money Market Journal and Price Current.
deny. That some who have reared ago. A neighbor tells me that he in South Florida, who cannot take .
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fruit the Decem- a share of stock in the undertakingwill
groves to a bearing age and are now shipped to Exchange
compelled sadly to admit that theyare ber 1st, and so far has had no return feel an interest in its work. He Concentration
too far north, or the soil is too for two full months. I have not been will]] become one of a body of men who ; Prevents gluts in the market.
cold to admit of success is true. If able to hear of any prompter returns are all working to one end, namely, Prevents the fruit from competing
one travels through the orangegrowing from the Exchange in this vicinity.I the profit of each. We regard this ; against itself.
section and notices the number of shall ship no more to commission movement as a right one. If it he carried :' Controls transportation both as to
abandoned and neglected young merchants, because I think the Exchange out on the lines suggested by its I' time and rate.
groves, he will conclude that the pre I ought to have all the fruitand j; }promoters ,it cannot fail t6it be a great Insures prompt returns.

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and other large Florida markets with [ least six inches deep. Scatter the manure Millet and Sorghum.J. .
The Farm. five, ten or more, large, fat, stall-fed I in the drill. Run round and C. Macfarlane, of Lake City,
beeves, every winter sea on. The cover this row with six furrows with says he planted Cat-tail or Pearl :Millet
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money source plow. open for forage last March, the rows being
Diversified Crops. lay the fruits of the little grassy cot- over the manure row, drop the corn four and one half feet apart and about
The prevailing opinion with all ton patch-the scene of a long year's quite thick, three or four( inches apart. two and one half in the row. He saysit
practical farmers, from time immemorial hardship-too far behind in the shadeto Be.sure to have a good stand, and was: the fist forage he had to cut
has been that there was more talk about. These fine beef steers I when large enough thin out and leave though he did not note the date. He
money and more real happiness and could easily be made fat on.the run of! the corn one toot apart in tbe drill. I goes on to say :
home comforts in the production of the field and patches and kept fat all think it best to plant the Northern I cut it seven or eight times. It
diversified crops than there was in the winter on such products of the corn first, as it does not grow so tall, ought not to be allowed to head. It
any other vocation in the line of agricultural farm as fodder() corn shucks, millet, and matures earlier than our Southerncorn. is easy to cure and as good as timo
pursuits. )If this he really hay, pumpkins, turnips, peas, peavines, Then about the 10th of May thy hay when cured. Every farmer
true the Florida 'farmer is peculiarly oat, etc.. but our farmers, we regretto open this eight-foot row and plant should plant from one-fourth to one-
favored. With a generous soil nnd a say, have been content to struggle corn again in the middle ; manure and half an acre of it. If he will cut it
climate like ours, where crops of'vari- along from year to year with "king plai't the same way as the first crop. once a week and cure it during the
ous kinds can he cultivated and successfully cotton" and come out in debt every If there has not been plenty of manure, growing season he will be surprised at
produced all the year round, season, while the great provision put on the land side the corn, and put the resuit.
it seems to us our farmers ought to be markets of the State, are left open to i two or three pounds of cotton seed The Rural-branching Sorghum I
the most happy and independent peo- be supplied by the working farmers of meal in the rows. Cultivate with a planted four and one half by five. It
ple in the wide world. Since it is the the great northwest with rich, juicy sweep. If the land has been broke is good feed and can be cured about
experience of all good farmers that meats in the winter season. deep, as it should. be the crop shouldbe like corn fodder. I left some for seed
diversified crops pay, best, is it not a Florida is a glorious little State in i plowed shallow, so as not to breakor and it grew ten feet high and is a very
little strange that so few of our tillersof many respects, but we dwindle almost iujuie the roots. I usually plow prolific seed here, and chickens are
the soil carry into practice what into utter insignificance when com- three times and hoe twice. Corn very fond of it. But I cannot say howit
they preach, or rather fail to observe pared to the managing and thrifty : planted this way, leaving it one foot would do for stock as a substitute for
put into practical operation what farmers of other sections of the Union, in the-drill by four feet rows, has ten grain.I .
the nature of our soil and climate and will remain in this deplorable thousand nine hundred and twenty think there would be no difficultyin
would seem to dictate to the under- condition until farmers abandon cot- stalks to the acre, which, allowing one raising thirty or forty bushels of
standing of all intelligent farmers? : ton culture to great extent, and go in hundred and thirty ears to the bushel, seed to the acre.
We have spent no little time in try- for a more studied diversification of makes eighty-four bushels per acre. -..--
ing to discover the great ignis fatuus enterprises for making money, and But we will knock off thirty bushels, A Bale of Cotton to the Acre
which has for so long a time controlledand keeping it at home in circulation allowing that you do not get a good About a year ago I advised one of
misguided the judgments of our among our own weople.-Baker County stand, or dry weather, birds, or any my tenants to mix his cotton seed
fathers in the management of their agricultural Sentinel. other failure that may happen ; thenwe with a heap of cow and horse lot
pursuits and the only satis- .. have bushels the
fifty to acre. manure which he had raked up, and
factory solution we can find lies in How to Plant Corn. Some one may ask the question if. I instead of scattering it over his whole
the fact that their minds cannot or The area planted in corn this season have ever made this much. My answer field, put it on a smaller area of land.
have not been entirely disabused as in Florida will probably largely ex is, yes; and if I live will make it In January he broke well and deep,
to the almighty power of "king cot ceed that of any previous year. Howto again this year. Use a little coal tar three acres. On this he put all his
ton." But, thank heaven, the time increase the yield per acre from the 011 your seed corn, and the birds will fertilizer, which was just enough for it
Is coming, yea, it is now at their very present low standard is of great im not pull it up." the first year's trial. The result was
doors, when king cotton can no longer portance. It must be brought aboutin __
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mislead the farmer from the true some way, if we are ever to raise from this three three
September, acres,
which leads and hide Mr. W. P. Hundred and Fifty 'Bushels of
course to ease our own corn supply. bales cotton.I .
heavy middling
The of the Horne farmer of Baker Corn Per Acre in Florida.
pendence. experience past a practical believe by intelligent, intensive
year with th lab: rious and almost county, gives the following sensible "Queer looks and expressions are farming, that every acre of Leon
endless crop will no doubt call a halt advice in the columns of the Sentinel: often seen and heard during conversations county land planted to cotton would
with a great many farmers. We believe "Some time ago I promised to tell between visitors to Florida and yield a bale.
in cotton to a certain extent, but the farmers of Baker county how to old settlers," says a Sara Sota correspondent Where we have been planting forty
we also believe in ample provision make forty bushels of corn per acre of the Manatee Advocate, acres to get ten bales, why not. with
crops for, man and beast. We ventureto instead of making ten, as we have "but probably none can be comparedto less expense, plant ten acres and
say that there is not a cotton planterin been in the habit of doing. It is easy the startling look that an experienced gather the same quantity of cotton.G. .-
the State who has found the crop enough done, provided we will preparefor Western farmer gave to one of W.: Saxon, in Floridian.
remunerative for the past fifteen years. it. In the first place, we must quit our farmers here, when he receivedthe ____ -- _._---
We will go further and say that not planting so much land. Instead of following answer to the question :' Sowing Tobacco SeedQuantityto
more than ten farmers out of every planting forty acres, plant ten and ma- 'How many bushels of corn can you be Used.
hundred in the State can produce cotton nure it well. Fence off thirty acres raise here on an acre of land, sir?' If your seed are sound-and they
exclusively* on a small or large fj and sow oats on it, or have it for a 'Oh, well, I have raised 150 bushels will pop when placed on a hot stove,
scale, at present prices, and make both pasture for stock, and fertilize ten here,' was the answer. The Westernman if they are-a large tablespoonful to
ends meet. This is a fact which no acres well, and make as much as we looked thunderstruck, and no fifty square yards of bed-five yardsone
one who is posted will attempt to con- have been making on the forty. Every doubt thought our Florida man out of way by ten the other-are suffi.
trovert, yet our farmers will lay aside farmer should have more or less stock his senses, or the biggest liar on earth. cient. Where they prove partly unsound -
nearly all other crops, which is by far on the farm, such as horses, cattle, hogs, But the answer to one more question more may be used) in propor-
the most important, and rush into and not only to use on the farm, but proved to the visitor from the West, tion. Mix well with ashes or fine dry
cotton up their eyebrows and labor to make manure from. By keepingthe the truth of the statement : cHow in !soil! and sow broadcast, brushing i in
hard for a long year's time with the stables and lot filled with wire the world did you raise so much corn lightly and then rolling or trampingthe
hope of making out of cotton money grass and muck fiom the creeks or on an acre of such sand banks as bed, which should first be preparedby
sufficient to supply the necessaries of swamps, any farmer can make all the this?' Nell, sir, nothing is simpler.I burning the ground and breaking ,
household and farm. which they could manure he needs on his farm, and get cow-peued! my land, planted sweet II'lightly with the hoe, taking out all
have through a system of diversified cotton seed to mix with it, by composting potatoes, gathered three hundred the roots, etc. Seed may continue
crops in half the time and with half 0 and you have the best manure I bushels, exchanged two bushels for 'to be sown till the middle of February.
the labor it requires to complete a that can be made, and also the cheapest. one bushel of corn, and that is the wayit I -, -_. w *. ..,
cotton crop. To do this we must not try to was done. The explanation was ,I Broom Corn.
\Ve have ample markets for the plant the whole country, but take a simple enough, and true, as all of us I Any well cultivated lands will produce -
consumption of all the garden and small quantity of land, just what we well know. But visitors can hardly good broom corn. By plantingin
field products of Florida. Look at can manure well, and no more. believe that our ordinary pine: land I April, two crops of first-class brush
the vast amount of pork, beef, poultry, "Now, here is my plan to plant corn would produce anything. It would be may be obtained, with a third of less
eggs, etc., shipped to Florida every on the intensive order. Break up your I well for visitors who come.here with I II value. Sown in drills three feet apart,
winter season from the great north- land deep in the winter with a turn an expectation of settling to rent a requires two pounds to an acre of Flor-
west; enough to make all our energetic plow (broadcast as we call it). The I few acres of land and experiment a ida grown seed. With proper cultivation -
farmers wealthy in a few years. last of February haul out the manureat I little before they condemn our land ; I this will be found to be one of the ,.:
Every industrious proprietor of a the rate of thirty or forty cart loads and they would see that even the best paying: crops for Florida pine
forty acre farm in the State could, per acre. Run off the rows eight feet \' poorest of our laud can:be made to land.-J. 0. L., in Fla. Agriculturalist. .-
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i would not make over twenty cart .I; which I stand ready to prove by samples of young trees is not retarded, and the
The Orange Qrove, I loads. I from the trees, and my orange loss of fruit, which, tr some extent,
There was one thing in his first estimate -I trees look like all others in this vi- every few years may be, yet it is inconsiderable -
that I did not notice, namely, cinity.Mr.. when compared to the
Success by Different Methods- the very wide spaces which he leaves Cushing has in his grove twelve income, which you may with certainty
The between his rows of trees. Four hun- different varieties, and his trees showto rely upon. _....
Economy of Deadenings. -------
dred trees for ten acres is only forty be a different species of the orange, A Fine Grove.
Where success has been attained byso trees per acre, and makes the rows being of the dwarf varieties, King
many and widely differing methodsas about thirty-five feet apart. This is Naval, Blood, etc., and I have tasted( From the Palatka News )
in orange culture, Mr. Steele thinksit much the widest space I have ever them, "t-ome are of fine flavor, some I( About six years ago Judge Wright
presumptuous to bring forward any heard of: The best authorities seem not to good, and this has been my experience -I bought what is known as the Acosta
plan as the only economical and success now to be pretty generally agreed thatit all through South Florida. I grant, located just opposite Fort Gates,
ful one. In maintaing this point and is more profitable] to set one hun- have tasted as good oranges in Squire I on the St. Johns river. On the tract
corroborating his former statementson dred trees per acre. At this distance Ginns' grove, at Fort Reid, as I ever he found a large wild orange grove
the subject of deadening, he says : they cannot interfere under fifteen or tasted, and some about as sour ; if it next to the river, but too low for all
"One man says that orange trees twenty years and i if. at the end of had not been for the name, I wouldas practical purposes. Mr. E.H. Stearns,
must be set on high dry land, yet Mr. that time, they are found to be crowding soon eat a sour orange.F. who had charge of the place, immedi--
E. H. Hart's grove, one of the most each other, every other tree can be C. M. BOGGESS. ately set to work and cleared up land
"" .... flourishing in the State, is on "flat taken out, leaving fifty trees per acre Ogden City,:Manatee Co.,Fla.,Jan.Z1, 1887. back of the grove, some fifteen feet
woods" land. The land is drained of in rows thirty feet apart. By this --4 higher than the river, and budded the
course, yet we were told in the DISPATCH plan you have the advantage of a Our Climate. stocks of the wild trees. As soon as
a few weeks ago, that it is so double] crop for several years. Col. Pratt, editor of the Palatka the buds had attained a sufficient
situated that an unusual rise of the There would be plenty of room in a Herald, says : For nearly twenty growth, the stocks were taken up and
river flooded several rows of trees, for thirty-five-foot space for log piles and years we have watched the growth of planted on higher ground. The old
several days, without injury. Another trash, but how about a ten-foot log the orange trees in this section, and orange growers up there laughed at
thinks that "hard-pan" anywhere near pile in a twenty-one foot space ? have noticed the temperature. of our him and said the trees would not
..... old
that the too ,
were
the surface is surely fatal, yet one of .- 4 winters during that time. The seasons grow, stumps
Effect of Recent Frost in Manatee and that he was taking all that troublefor
the In
most profitable] small groves, of its are not altogether uniform.
age, in the State, is on flat woods land County-Where Do the Best 1869 and several years following we nothing. But outof360 tree onlyone
where hardpan comes as near the sur- Oranges Grow? had some very cold weather for this was lost, and the others now make
face that the owner was obliged to diga Editor of FLORIDA DISPATCH: I section and yet the trees were not up one of the prettiest and most valuable ] -
hole into it for the tap root of each The appearance of everything this hurt, though in some places the fruit groves in the county. This year,
of the
orange tree. Others claim that if you morning does not show that winter is was injured. In some places the notwithstanding the shortness
can only set your grove under the past, but if it were not for the tender young trees were stripped of their crop, the grove will yield 3,000 boxesof
have
which
shade of live oaks and allow both to buds of the guava that were singedby foliage and the people more or less oranges, 1,000 of
grow together your success is assured. Jack Frost, we could scarcely realize discouraged. But the opening up of a already been shipped. The orangesare
and luscious and
Yet I can show you, in this settlement, that we had had any cold genial spring soon dispelled all fear very fine are
brand of
market under the
sold in the
trees that were set five or six years weather. It has been nothing like and the work of clearing and plantingout
ago, under live oaks, which have been last year, but quite sufficient to teach trees went on. The maturity of the horseshoe and frog, and they
carefully tended, washed, fertilized, some lessons, one of which is not to the fruit trees during these years satisfied always bring the top prices. The
etc., etc., and are now hardly as large plant tropical fruits in semi-tropical our people beyond a doubt that grove now presents a particularly fine
and are certainly not as thriftyas climate. To plant bananas, pine the business of orange growing was no appearance, and the and busy men en-
when they were first set out. apples, as paying crops will not do for longer an experiment. From the gaged in gathering packing or-
Of course, this difference is easily explained practicable men, though it may do for above period to this, no one has anges make things. pretty lively. there.Mulching. .
] the one who succeeded when visionaries. If the banana stalk I doubted the success of orange growingin -- -e- --
setting orange trees under oaks, set sprouts out and heads!, the heads are Putnam county. The freeze of last .
them on moist low hammock where small and the fruit has no flavor. The winter may be considered a test, the A. Pechard, a foreign gardener
there was water enough for all the same can be said of the pine-apples ; worst being realized. Now, as a fac- writes the Sanford Journal in Florida
trees, while in the case I have men- they will not do unless covered with tor in this great fruit growing county, the trees are mulched, not only againstthe
tioned the grove is on a high bluff near straw or under shelter. no one can for a moment doubt but sun, but against the cold. Please
the St. Johns river where the oak roots That old reliable, the orange, is what the business will not only be examine the effect of that mulchingwith
have to run very deep to find a sup- insensible, and Jack Frost has had no profitable, but the investments will me ; it is done for the purpose of
ply of water, and as they occupied all effect on it or the fruit, as there are pay more than any other product that keeping the soil warm, and truly I
the soil there was nothing left for the many groves in this vicinity that are may be raised in the county. While believe that a good mulch of pine
orange trees. One man advocates full of the golden fruit. It is not the there is everything to encourage the straw preserves the soil and roots from
clean culture at all times, while his purpose of the writer to be sectional, settler that comes into the county, the cold spell, but the effect of it is
neighbor ays that it is suicidal policyto nor do I claim to have oranges supe- there is this to be said : The failures, just the contrary of the purpose. If
expose the soil to the burning suns rior to St. Johns or any other locality; though insignificant, arc owing to the by mulching the roots are kept warm,
of a Florida] summer. though I have no nursery stock of a men themselves who are not adaptedto the cold season does not stop the vege-
All these theories and many more favorite species to sell. Mr. Keasoner the work. No one will doubt this tation, or the circulation of the sap in
have staunch advocates who have suc- claims that the hammock orange in conclusion, for failures in every department the tree, and the cold snap finds the
cessfully carried their ideas into prac I and around Manatee Village are superior of agriculture and other business tree wet by sap, (all moisture frozen,)
tice.Mr. I to all oranges. The writer has may be traced to the same cause. and all the parts of the tree which
Adams' first plea and strongest tasted oranges years ago grown in the We knew a man some fifteen years contain some sap die; to the contrary,
argument for planting in deadeningswas counties of Orange, Marion, Polk, ago who bought a piece of land near if the surface of the roots is exposed to
on the ground of their economy. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough] this place on the river. He had a the cold air the sap remains dormant
Now he says that he does not work and Manatee, and it appears to me I beautiful situation. After setting out and no ordinary cold will kill the tree
around stumps, but takes them all out incorrect to say that a particular local- I his trees and building his house, he or part of it. So I say again, mulching ] -
when he cuts the timber. If he can ity produces oranges of a superior,I had to spend unnecessary sums of in no case will benefit the orange
ge' the stumps of dead pines dug out flavor. That there is a vast differencein Imoney in furnishing his house, and in tree; but if you pull up the material
cheaper than the stumps of green ones the flavor of oranges I am free to this way soon found himself out of with which you mulch in an odd place,
while the timber is standing, he must admit, but there are many places that 'I' means, his credit gone and not long and let it decay, and when decayedyou
have a very different class of laborers produce as good) oranges as Manatee after his home was gone. The same spread it on the surface of the
from those round in this part of the Village. I planted the seed and now place could not be bought now for grove and turn it under, then you will
State. have a grove of 100) bearing trees ; less than fifteen thousand dollars, all augment the fertility of your grove
He asserts that eighty tons of green they are not all seedlings, many are I which the former occupant might by the vegetable matter transformedinto
... pine timber will make eighty tons of lemon stalks', and I grafted them from i I have had. As a business you may plant food. -
fertilizer when it is rotten enough to one favorite tree bearing fruit, pecu- rely upon it. It will pay you hand- 4
plow under. Any one who has ever liarly shaped for an orange ; they are som IJ' And in so far as the dangerof The sour root gets the sap into circulation -
handled green pine and rotten pine I shaped like a pear, and no one can cold is concerned, there can be no quicker after a frost than the
will see the difference. It shrinks in discern any difference in the flavor, fear of failure. Every five or six sweet, and the speedy restoration of
bulk and dries out in weight until the whether f from the old tree or those years a cold snap comes and is followed !, the circulation of the sap in a frozen
eighty tons would not, by the most grafted on the Florida lemon, and Iam I by other degrees of cold that looks I tree is vital to its preservation. Therefore -
liberal estimate, weigh over twenty confident the stock has nothing todo I scary. But we note that the goodI I the hardiest: stock is safest. for the
tons, and probably not over ten, and!! with the flavor of the orange, I seasons come and for years the growth I budded top.-Ex.
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season was the first one to ripen on the of damaging frosts is passed by the : Mulching Strawberries.

Orchard and garden place. If Mr. Livingston could have latter part of January, and it is at The mulching of strawberry beds

only kept still, I could have sent hima that time that the shrewd gardenerwill I should be put off just as long as possible -

# few of the trefs, and they would have begin to plant his cucumbers, for I for it has a great tendency to draw

Figs. come with a label on them just what the earlier he gets them into market, i crickets, which feed on the tender buds.

Harrison Reed says : The Brown they were (as it is not named yet), the larger will be his profit. The best I We notice that a number of planters

. Smyrna is common to Florida and and then when I got out of this hurry. method of planting is to put the seeds i have already given their berry patch

variously styled the Celeste, Celestial, ing place I could have 'explained to on a level, or if the land is very high, its last working, and are mulching

Sugar or Smyrna. It is the smallestof I him all about it ; but he has kicked to plant them in a wateT furrow or them, but we do not think they will

our figs and is all that the Cali- the whole thing over, I expect ; and trench. Use only well decomposedmanure i be the most profitable. The young

fornia committee pronounce it for again I repeat, I am sorry. as fresh manure will cause I strawberry plants thrive on thorough

quality.The 1 \vill)) say to him that if he knows the plants to "fire-up." Plant the I cultivation, and to enable them to pro-

White Smyrna is our common anything about peach culture, and he seed about fifteen or twenty inches duce the best crop this should be keptup

yellow or light green fig;, very productive will come to Mr. Bidwell's place about apart, and leave three or four plant* until the first berries are grown,

and excellent for) drying, crystal the 15th of May, and see what Mr. to t the "hill." If there is the least then the mulch can follow, and a bet-

i izing, canning, or pickling or eating Bidwell's new family) of peaches are danger of frost after the plants are up, I ter crop assured.Florida Agriculturist. -

fresh prepared for the tableas peaches, doing-1 say if he will do thathewill keep a supply of palmetto leaves on .

with sugar and cream. in his heart, say he is sorry, too, hand, and cover each hill. This is e .
i he Purple Brunswick answers to that he wrote that epistle for the DisPATCH not a very difficult task, as one hand, 'i The Kelsey in South Florida. "

be our large purple fig which i is the of .January 24th.JAMES if necessary, can cover several acres i Mr. R. II. Burr of Polk county,

most productive and continuous, bear. MOTT. during a night, and by so doing mays speaking of the Kelsey plum, says
ing from June until frost. Its coloris -- -e---- --- ve or make the trucker many dol- that the first trees planted in his sec-

no objection, as in preparing for Blackberries and Raspberries. lars. After the vines begin to i ro- tion were upon peach roots ; they bore

market the thin colored cuticle disappears Ou- correspondent, W. C. Steele, duce rough leaves, the system of stopping I I fruit of good quality in one year after

'and leaves the body of the ng of Switzerland, Florida, writes theFarm should be resorted to. This is planting, but made only moderate

white and perfect. and Fireside that wild black- highly recommended by the most suc- growth. Buds inserted in natural

Our Brown Turkey i is not so com berries are so abundant in Florida that cessful growers of the cukes and con- plum stock an inch in diameter grew

monly grown, is a finer grain, more the cultivation of improved varietieshas sists simply in pinching.off the extreme off finely ; those inserted in the fall of

solid and better for( transportation been almost entirely neglected. ity of the vines, which stops the growth, 1885 being from seven to nine feet

fresh than either save the small Brown They can be grown here as successfully and causes them to expend their energy high by four to six feet across, not-
Smyrna. It is larger than the latter as at the North and will undoubt- in producing fruit.-XXX. in withstanding the fact that the young

and of a lighter color. edly prove very profitable.An Florida Agriculturist. shoots were pinched back frequently lI
We have also black which is the Lunre- *-+-*
a fig extra early variety, to insure stocky growth. He has
of good quality and size, hardy and tia, for example, which is very large, Bidwell's Early Flat Peach.Editor I great hopes of the Kelsey in South
well. of excellent and herein FLORIDA DISPATCH:
produces quality ripens Florida.
Although in ill-health, without
If we had ten thousand acres of May, could be sent to Northern strength to attend to my own business, -e-

land in Los Angeles county planted markets and would probably sell for I am daily answering letters from per- I Celery.

to figs we could not supply the East very high prices ; while the Wilson's sons desirous of knowing when and I In addition to the success with ce-

ern demand for the fruit, if properly Early, Kittatinny, etc., would alwayss how to plant best varieties, what fertilizers lery, reported for Mr. Nelson, near
well in home markets.
dried, canned or crystalized.-Rural our Any to use, and when to bud the ; Ocala, I have seen very good celery
blackberries lands would
set high
on
Californian.: different varieties: for fruit, etc. this winter, that was grown near Hi-
need be mulched the
The possibilities of the South Atlantic fruit to would heavily he liable to suffer, or from If Mr. B. F. Livingston had taken bernia, Clay county.
crop the trouble to write to Mr. Mott or Thus far my own experiments have
and Gulf States are very great in drouth in summer.
myself, asking what was meant by resulted in failure. I cannot get the
this direction. I The raspberry is another fruit
Bidwell's Early Flat Peach, he would seed to germinate in hot weather andit
The common fig tree (Ficus Carica) which, it has been claimed, could not have received a civil reply. To those must be started in August to be
be in Florida.I .
is "the most hardy of half a thousand grown who wish for information, I would say I ready for market in December. .
have been with I
recorded species of Ficus."-Mueller. experimenting it is one of my new seedlings, similarin I Will not some one, who has been>>
of the hest varieties and
: thoughI
; some shape to the Peen-to, and has noth- successful, give his method of growing
It is native of the warm that
a temperate am not yet prepared to assert
ing to do with the variety named Bid- the plants ?
regions of the orient and delights in a they will succeed, still I have great well's I that .
Early. regret any con- ---- -
a rich clayey soil, but they succeed faith that we shall eventually have fusion has occurred in the names, and Tar as a Protection from Frost.A .

in other formations, even in the sandsof plenty of red raspberries and possiblysome trust the coming season when fruit is Louisiana writes
black. I correspondent :
i saw some thrifty
Florida and the southern coast of bushes of both kinds in Baker very county, I ripe to have the different kinds, of "One of my neighbors on the coast
in
which I have five, round or shape
Australia. I like tried the experiment of putting tar
but they were, my own, too similar besides
to an ordinary peach,
will of fruit to certainly that they will around the trunks of two or three of
"The fig produce a crop young say the flat ones named and description
be his trees; they were the only trees thatsurvived
cultivatedin profitable.I
than
sooner any tree now given by the nomenclature committee.
Southern California." have planted some seed and have A. J. BIDWELL. the cold of last year. As the

already plant of a red variety. I experiment was on a very limited
I. one Orlando, Fla., Jan.2;, 1SS7Panasoffkee
A New Family of Peaches. I have great hopes that seedlings will e < scale, and the tar might be injurious, I

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : be grown which will add this delicious I I Ahead. have thought it might be well for you

About that little note I wrote Mr. berry to our list of summer fruits. I Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: I to find out through your paper if any

B. F. Livingston, January 5th, in re Our greatest hope and best prospect : We are pleased to of learn Panasoffkeeare that our I other party had ever tried it. The

ply to him about Mr. Bidwell's peaches, I for success in peach growing and the enterprising neighbors I tar was put on about two feet, commencing -
making a suttees of strawberry "
I regret very much that he was so I cultivation of Northern grapes lies in I at the ground.
growing, and hope they will soon .
much exercised it that he varieties from .seed pro- 4
over was I originating new I
duce enough to enable them to com-
Stand by The Exchange.Let .
constrained to write an epistle about planted here. Such seedlings will be
mand suitable means for transportation. -
it. I think I have had to answer much more likely to adapt themselves the men who have confidencein
The of Alachua do notgetexcited
about three hundred just about such to the soil and climate than varieties; growers it back the Exchange financially.Let .
of ber-
I over a quart or so
letters written the past month, and which came from the North. '. them ship their fruit by the Ex-
ries still they rejoice with
and --- -,NrCucumbers -- -- ; young Success will follow. Let
that, too, in the hurry worry of over their success, and, after change.
four times much business I could for Florida. growers the fail and Florida
as as Exchange orange
all who knows but small patches and
,do, and do it well ; and now, if Mr. !' Without doubt the most profitable I returns, by telegram will prove the growing will have lost its profit as a

Livingston will pardon me for not vegetable raised in Florida is the cu- most profitable this season ? But we certainty; and we shall be at the
him and that I On of the tendernessof I of chance it dictate.
explaining to saying cumber. account feel compelled to caution the public mercy as may
did not, dare not, promise any more of the plant, it is impossible to plant 'against accepting new ideas touching We say, have pluck and stand by the

Bidwell's early peach trees (for thereis cucumbers in the north until the sea- I the matter of mulching, which our Exchange, and the publicspiritedmen

a limit, you ,know, to most things), son is far advanced, and for this reason, friend so enthusiastically ad- who have given their time and
and also telling him all about some they can be shipped into the northern 4: \young antes. P. money to save the business !Seville

other peaches that Mr. Bidwell has, market before the gardeners of that j I!: 'Arrpdondo Fla.,January:31,1>%87. Independent.
that we are very% sanguine are valua- section have prepared their ground, I I|, ._.-. -e---,

ble ; among them is one that is flat, I and it is needless to say that they At Archer, the Kelsey plum is receiving : Bradford county netted iwenty-two

but not near as ill-shaped as the'Peen- I'' bring remarbable prices. II a large: share of our horticul.t cents a quart for her strawberries last

to, as large as three Peen-tos, and last In this section of Florida all danger turlsts' attentIOn.\ I se.ison.l' .


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fIODQe, Interests.BY and in an experience of nearly twenty I iron when fractured, for in a moderately 'the juice of a lemon, relieves\hoarseness -
years here, we have found only two I dry place the lime will not and soreness of the chest &t once,
MRS. E. A. HILL. 'items incident to this country which want renewing for years, as it will absorb taken by the teaspoonful half hourly..

--- ----- -- are spoken of as hardship, and thesewe a large quantity of moisture. The juice of two lemons taken, in
Privations."Why will speak of another time.Diphtheria. Articles in use should be placed in half a glass of water before each mealis
should we >-._. I a box nearly filled with thoroughly a powerful remedy for rheumatism;\
Anticipate our sorrows, 'tis like those I pulverized slacked lime. Before using and it is also considered almost a spe-
Who die for fear of death.
Editor HOME INTERESTS: them they should be well rubbed with cific for( intermittent fever. The juiceof
After reading Mrs. Matlack's inter- It is a fact that while diphtheria is a woolen cloth. HATTIE R. one lemon, taken three times a dayin
esting account of pioneer life in our epidemic in the North and that fifty I I 4 a cup of clear, strong coffee, will
last issue, we were led to inquire: deaths in New York City alone in one i I often cure chills and fever when the
\ What are the privations of life in week is The Virtues of Borax.
not an uncommon occurrauce, disease i is stubborn and unyielding to
Florida, and how will they comparein yet Florida has been comparativelyfree The washerwomen of Holland and all other remedies.

this respect, with the West and from this disease ; nevertheless we Belgium, so proverbially clean, and The pulp of a lemon bound on for
Northwest at the present day, and we are liable to have it. Two childrencame who get up their linen so beautifully three successive nights is said to cure
could not but conclude that in irost here from North Carolina and white, use refined borax as washing corns, and a few pearl shirt buttons
respects the comparison was favorableto were both taken sick as soon as they powder instead of soda, in the propor- dissolved in the juice of one lemon
Florida. arrived, the disease! proved to be diphtheria tion of one large handful of borax forms a thick, creamy ointment that
Some twenty years ago Solon Robinson in a mild form, several others powder to about ten gallon of boiling will almost surely cure them. So we
then connected with the New took it and one little girl near here water ; they save in soap nearly half. find the medicinal properties of the
York Tribune, wrote a series of articles died with it ; we think this never All of the large washing establish- lemon are many and varied ; their
for that paper on "Florida,, and would have happened had the child ments adopt the same mode. For i, value in culinary art is also] great.

who should go there." In cloaiug his been properly treated with sulphur laces, cambrics, etc., an extra quaintity The rind, thinly pared off is an agreea-
letters he says: "Let all those per- which is a specific for fungus growth of the powder is used, and for crinolines ble flavoring for custards, creams and
sons who are prepared on occasion to either in animal or vegetable life. (requiring to be made stiff), a blanc mange. It should be cooked in
be their own mechanics, teacher, minister There are no local causes here for strong solution is necessary. Borax the milk and removed before the
lawyer, and above all their own its disease; for this reason it will not being a neutral salt, does not in the other ingredients are added. The yellow -
doctor, go to Florida, the more the prove malignant if rightly treated in slightest degree inure the texture of rind only is fit for use-the white
better ; they can go and prosper." the commencement. If we are prepared the linen ; the effect is to soften the part is always bitter. 9
In the course of twenty years this .to meet it we shall not fear its water, and therefore' it should be kepton
State has very greatly changed, and is foe. S. L. REED. every toilet table. .To the taste it FOR SUDDEN HOARSENESS.

undoubtedly, destined to change more The above suggestion in regard to is rather sweet, is used for cleaningthe "Roast a lemon in the oven, turningnow
rapidly in the next decade, yet in a the virtues of sulphur shouldbe hair, is an excellent dentrifice, and and then that all sides may be .
measure, his words are still applicable noted. We all contageous in hot countries is used in combinationwith equally cooked. It should not crack
; for it is the independent, self diseases can be suppose disseminated to an ex- tartaric acid and bi-carbonate of or burst, but be soft all through. Take

reliant people who are the model tent as in this case above narrated, I soda as a cooling beverage. Good tea the lemon while very hot, cut a piece
pioneers.But evidently the two children had contracted cannot be made with hard water; all from the top, fill it with as much
why wish to have everythingjust the disease in North Carolina, water iiuiy be made soft by adding a sugar as it will hold, and eat on goingto

as it was in our former home ; in as they were taken down with it immediately teaspoonful of borax powder to an or- bed." .
some respects that was not satisfactoryelse upon their arrival. We dinary sized kettle of water, in whichit .
we should not be here. cannot call to mind another instanceof should boil. The saving in quantityof Recipes.
If in feeble health change is whatwe diphtheria in our State, this diseaseis tea will be at least one-fl fth.-Fx-
BEEF SouP.-Put three of
pounds
need if unsuccessful in business
or change.
is desirable. not incident to our climate.ED.. beef and bone in four quarts of cold
change generally --eInsect -
H. I.
"A man's life consisteth not in the water, let it come to a boil and then
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abundance of the things that he pos- Perfection.Let simmer five hours. Salt it, and when
sesseth and man's social EuiTOit HOME INTERESTS: cold remove the cake of fat from the
no standingin
Florida his all young mothers who expect The FLORIDA DISPATCH is a wel- top and the sediment from the bottom.It .
depends We call upon mind present their children to be model children as come visitor at our house. I have will keep a week in cold weather;
surroundings. to one
of these homes in Florida which was soon as they can speak plain, read the been much interested in some of the a little may be heated each day, and

the centre of attraction to the country following lines which" we have pickedup lettere from your correspondents. If by flavoring differently will make

round; true, the board house was "somewhere. all the sisters would peak out" we many changes. It is well to add a
there, the floor even was made of com- I WHEN :MAMMA WAS A LITTLE GIRL. could soon see if the "discontents" are small onion and a sprig of celery an .
boards the whole almost When Mamma was a little girl, in the majority. The beautiful weatherwe hour before the stock is done. If
mon un-
(Or so they say to me.) have had here has greatly improved vegetables are a lowed, a few
adorned ; yet what was the secret? She never used to romp and run, spoon-
Simply this. The mistress of that Nor Nor shout climb and an scream orange with tree noisy fun, my health. I have been fuls of tomato may be added one day
Florida mansion was superior to circumstances She always kept her hair in curl- greatly disappointed in regard to in- a spoonful of peas another, and on the
; she was cultivated to the When Mamma was a little girl. sects as I had been led to believe that third, a liftle macaroni.
When Mamma was a little girl they were terrible. At pome seasons
she could take broader
where
point a (It seems to her you see.) BEEF CROQUETTES.-Two cups of
find the
of the
view of life and the advent of She never used to tumble down year we mosquitoes
,
upon cold beef fine half
Nor break her doll, nor tear her gown, troublesome. I enclose you a recipe chopped very a
visit<,rshad something more interest- Nor drink her papa's tea. of bread crumbs, two one
ing with which to entertain them than She learned to knit, 'plain,' 'seam and 'purl,' which is excellent to have in the houseif cup eggs
of Worcestershire
tablespoonful sauce
When Mamma was a little girl. needed. ,
: the privations of living in board houses, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix the
But Grandma says-It; must be true; .
which are all right and proper as a I "How fast the seasons o'er us whirl! FOR INSECT BITES.Three meat and bread together, add the
temporary expedient, and what is I Your When Mamma she was, dear Grandma's, \\oajust little like you girl! parts of olive oil, two parts of seasoning, and the moisten with the
more to the point, may be very com- penny-royal, one part ammonia and egg. If the compound is still to dry
fortable with a fireplace in the corner, Rust. one of glycerine. To be well shaken work in a little melted butter. With
and lightwood so "handy." The weekly Editor Home Interests: before applying to the hands or face. flavored hands form the compoundinto
meetings of the Shakesperian Club was I have noticed that steel knives and Avoid getting the mixture into the croquettes, roll these first in egg,
truly a delight in that house, and who forks, and all metal utensils for house- eyes. Yours in interests of Florida. then in cracker crumbs, and fry to a
had time or thought for privation? hold use, are more liable to rust here MRS. R. S. good brown.A .
We were all comfortable, and more ; than in other places where I have .. -
we were "jolly." lived. Perhaps it is the close prox- very nice breakfast dish is made
The fact that one is able here to get imity to the sea which causes this. I Lemons. by chopping remains yesterday's
away from the "tyranny of fashion"has herewith send you directions for the Among the many ways in which roast very tine and seasoning well ;
saved many a life ; the idea of preventing of rust, which may be of lemons can be used to advantage are then take some mashed potato, mix
being able to dress in the morning for use to some reader of the DISPATCH. the following, gathered from various one or two raw eggs with it until it is
the day, in whatever is most comfort- All( steel articles can be perfectly I sources : like a paste and can be spread out,
able, without comment or criticism is preserved from rust by putting a I Hot lemonade, with flaxseed sim- sprinkle it with flour, and cut out
a great relief to many an overtaxed lump of freshly burnt lime in the I mered in it for half an hour, then round cakes ; put a tablespoonful or
mother, and to those who are too fee- drawer in which they are kept. If strained! and sweetened, is excellentfor more of the meat upon one cake ; lay

ble to "keep up with fashion," as alsoto the things are to be moved (as a gun a cold, but,as it produces perspira- another over it and press the edges
those who have weightier matterson in its case), put the lime in a muslin ation, it should be taken only upon re together, and fry in hot lard or beef
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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. follow close, bent on "getting there" Auxilliary Associations, with a Secretary Exchange said reduction to take effect

as soon as she does, if we can't out- who shall be daily, or as often as from October 1st, 1887.

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. strip her.When. necessary, instructed fully as to the This motion was carried by a unanimous -
-. condition of the markets. vote.
:: the Fair i is over at Orlando,
That be further instructed
Contents. they to Mr. U. G. Ambler then offered the
why not send the exhibitive entire to prepare a circular setting forth the necessity following resolution
Marketing-Selling our Oranges, Area of :
Profitable Orange Growing Narrow- Chicago ? and from there to Sacramento of one agency for the shipment, Resolved, That the Board of Directors -
ing, Product Will Never Exceed 2,500-
000 Boxes, No Danger of OverProduction No one will question the distribution and sale of all Florida be and they are hereby authorizedto

Thing, The, Some Fruit Improvements Exchange Suggested a Good- Benefit it would be to Florida, the grown oranges, and urging the necessity apply to the Legislature of the Stateof
; The Exchange, a Criticism; Stock both through said circular and Florida for a special charter author
Subscription Why the People Must thing will resolve itself into a
question said auxilliaries for each
orange-: the Florida Fruit
Pay High Prices for American Fruit; izing Exchange to
Concentration ... .133The i of procuring the necessary funds. grower in the State pledging himselfto engage in different branches of busi-

Plant Farm Corn-Diversified; 150 Bushels Crops of; Corn How per to Nothing can be hoped for fromthe State ship his oranges through such agency ness and to increase the capital stockto

Acre in Florida; Millet and Sorghum; government, it is not organized on the (unless the grower can sell his fruit to an amount not to exceed $100,000.
A Bale of Cotton to the Acre; Sowing
Tobacco Seed, Quantity to be Used; extensive plan. Have we public a buyer in the State), and if possible, in shares of ten dollars each, and allowing -
Broom Corn . .. 134 secure these pledges before the crop of the present stockholders to
The Orange Grove-Success by Different spirited citizens enough to it
carry 1887 be for market.
ready
surrender their certificates of
Methods, the Economy of Deadenings; : original
Effect of the Recent Frost in Manatee through ? Californians are a unit on This resolution was carried unani- stock and receive in lieu thereof
paid
County, Where do the Best Oranges
Grow; Our Climate; a Fine Grove; matters of this kind and are not afraidto mously.Mr. stock certificates to the amount of the
Mulching . % 133: Greenleaf then addressed the
down into their assessment already paid.
go pockets as deepas
Orchard and Grove-Figs; a New Familyof
members and called their attention
Peaches; Blackberries and Rasp the circumstances We to On motion, the resolution was unan-
require.
berries Cucumbers in Florida; Bid- the importance of unity. He said
imously adopted.
well's Flat Peach Panasoff
Early
; can never hope to compete success- I that there was more at stake in the
Ahead; mulching Strawberries; Celery 13J(; The meeting then adjourned for
Home Interests-Privations; Dlptheria; fully until we make up our minds to success of the Fruit Exchange than dinner.
Perfection; Rust;the Virtues Borax;
Insect Bites; Lemons; Recipes .. 137 spend money to advertise our advan- the majority of our growers dreamedof. AFTERNOON SESSION.:!
dltorlal-On to Chicago; Florida Fruit Shall and He mentioned the fact that if the The new Board of Directors held
tages. we to Chicago
Exchange, Important Meeting of go
Stockholders, Commission Chargesand in remain Exchange had received the full support their meeting for the election of officers
Cost of Shares to be Reduced compete open contest, or at
; of the during the present
growers and transaction of other business. Major -
Southern Hints
the Care of Forestry Tools Congress. .; on 138 home sucking our thumbs in the happy season the market would not be so Norris presided, with Mr. D. Green-

Publisher's Department .. 139! assurance that our oranges are the badly overstocked with foreign fruit. leaf acting as Secretary. The following -
Livestock New Forage Plant, Japan The impression was given out early in
Clover Lespedeza Striata: Jerseys or best in .the world even if the world officers were re-elected :
Holsteins! 140 don't think so.FLORIDA the season that the Florida crop was i George R. Fairbanks, President ;
Floridlana-The Lower St. Johns; the short, this no doubt caused heavy H. Norris Vice-President A.
George
Disston Purchase!\ Effects of the Big --- ----- I ;
. Sale and Drainage Operations in South I FRUIT EXCHANGE. shipments of foreigh fruit much earlier M. Ives, General Manager and Treasurer -
Florida; Notes from Sumter; the Everglades than would have been the had
. 141 case ; M. P. Turner, Secretary ; S. J.
the facts been known. If the
true
Poultry-Poultry for Florida; Plymouth Important Meeting of Stockholders. Bradley, Auditor.
Rocks for the Farm; Items 142 growers worked together and assistedthe
The following resolution offered
was
Commission Charges and Cost
California-Cold Florida Ocean Temperature informationas .
; Too Much Water; Buzzings of Shares to be Reduced. Exchange by giving and carried :
from the Sacremento 143 to the quantity of fruit their groves Resolved, That the General Manager -

Irrigation-Aquaculture gation and Drainage in Combined Florida;, Sub-Irri- The second annual meeting of the would probably produce, then the Ex- be instructed to give notice that
Irrigation; Irrigation; Information stockholders of the above named company change would have distributed the information the Exchange will not receive ship-
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held the officein
was at Exchange widely, and in so doing, ments of vegetables.The .
Trees-The Chestnut -
Nut Japan Experiences
with Nut '!rees; Pecan;Culture 143; this city \Vednesday, February 1st. would no doubt have deterred the for- Directors then adjourned and
Apiary-From the Apiaries; Honey in The meeting was called to order by eign shippers from rushing their fruit the called to
Florida .. . 133 general meeting was
4 Vice President Norris, and the roll into competition with the Florida order, when the election of officers was
On to Chicago. showed two hundred and sixty six fruit. As it is now the foreign ship- announced and approved.

One of the best strokes of policyever shares out of a total of five hundredwas pers are being badly slaughtered while Resolutions of thanks were then
represented.After Florida is not faring much better. voted the President and VicePresident -
made by the managers of Southern reading the minute of the Col. Burbridge then said the time and Mr.\ D. Greenleaf. There

California's boom, and they haye last annual meeting the Secretary read had come when Florida growers should being no further business, meeting ad-

made some very shrewd moves, was the General Manager and Treasures provide storage facilities for the fruitin journed.

the Citrus Fair held last spring in report. The General Manager stated large quantities, and he suggestedthat Owing to an unforeseen accident,

Chicago it advertised their section that owing to the meeting being heldat the Executive Committee be instructed President Fairbanks was unable to be
a time when the business was very to take this matter up, and and his absence much
present was very
throughout the Middle and Western heavy he was unable to make a statement also investigate the various preserving regretted. His address to the mem-

States where the centre of populationnow in full of the operation of the processes for preserving oranges. bers was also received too late to come

lies, and to. this perhaps, more present season's fruit business. The Mr. Greenleaf said that these mat- before the meeting.

than to any other one thing, may be report, however, contained a full state- ters were already being considered by _._-- -
ment of the vegetable business duringthe the management, and that partieswere ,
attributed the unusual and increased
interest
of 1886. The showedan The Southern Forestry Congress.
season report now in the city who would givean
volume of travel towari increase in the shipments throughthe exhibition of their preserving pro- The second annual session of the

Southern California this season." Exchange of ubout fifty per cent. cess immediately after adjournment of Southern Forestry Congress will be

North California is emulating the in favor of the present season as com- the meeting.On held at DeFuniak Springs, Fla., the
with for the motion it then decided site of the Florida February
pared shipments corres- was to Chautauqua, -
Southern of the State in the mat-
part ponding period last season. On motion proceed with an election of Directorsfor I 15th to 19th inclusive. Among
ter of raising citrus fruits, and in making the report was received and or- the ensuing year. On motion, the I the speakers announced are Hon. J.

every possible effort to publish the dered filed. Chairman appointed a committee to Sterling Morton, of Nebraska, Hon.B. .

advantages, and the claimed advant- The reference by the General Man select and report nine members to serveas G. Northrup, of Connecticut, Hon.C. .

ages, of the northern end of the State ager's report to the vegetable business Directors. This committee sug- R. Pringle, of Georgia, Mr. James

for settlement. In December brought on a lengthy and animated gested the following members : Byars, of Tennessee, Prof. A. H. Cur-
they discussion as to the advisability of the D. Greenleaf, Duval county ; G. R. tiss, of Florida, United States Com-
held a mammoth Northern California Exchange continuing the handling of Fairbanks, Nassau county ; M. J. missioner of Agriculture, Hon. Nor-

citrus fair in Sacramento, which as vegetables, and after considerable discussion Doyle, Orange county ; Geo. H. Nor- man J. Coleman, has been invited, andis

soon as it was over was taken to Chi- for and against the question, ris, Volusia county ; J. D. Mitchell\ expected. Mrs. Ellen Call Long, of

cago entire.A on motion of Mr. D. G. Ambler, the Halifax River ; B. M. Baer, Sumter Tallahassee, Fla., will welcome the
matter was referred to the Board of county ; W. E. Stanton, Putnam county delegates for Florida. Delegates have
few succeed in this world
people Directors, with power to act. ; T. W. Moore\ St. Johns county ; been appointed by the Governors of
by carving out a new and original way The following resolution was pre Col. Robert Bullock, Marion\ county.On nearly all of the Southern States.

for themselves and leading off therein, sented by the Rev T. W. Moore\ : motion, the report of the.com Music will be furnished under the di-

but more succeed by ingeniously following Resolved, That the Execu tive Com- mittee was received, and the above rection of Prof. C. C. Case, of Cleve-

improving, adapting the mittee of the Florida Fruit Exchangebe named gentlemen declared elected.A land, Ohio, assisted by a local chorus
way instructed and authorized to form, motion waS then made by Mr. and a fine cornet band. During the
already marked out. If we can't lead if possible in each county in the.State, Pomeroy to reduce the commission session there will be a "tree planting,"

California don't let's throw up the or if necessary in each considerable I charges from ten per cent. to eight when trees will be planted to the

sponge and go off mumping,but rather district devoted to growing the orange, per cent. on all matter handled by the memory of distinguished Americans.



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The probable difference between the I descriptions of the country that reach HARDWARE !

California water temperature of San Franciscoand I the East. -

the places named is not more Lands in Los
Angeles with-
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than one degree, as the yearly difference in a few miles of a convenient shipping
i Cold Florida.A .
between Fort Canby, Washington point are worth from 8500 an acre to
New York correspondent sends I Territory, and San Francisco is less $1,000 a foot. GEO. L. McCoNiHE,

i us the following: I than two degrees. Mr. LeLong, a well known fruit-

; "Are you aware that California is Just think of it, surf-bathing in grower of Los Angeles, freely admits (New Building at Old Stand.)

turning the tide in her favor. The January in water at a temperature of.! that they occasionally have heavy and

Pacific Coast is attracting thousandsof 54 degrees, more than 40 degrees severe frosts there. 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

Northern people by such articles as colder than the human bodyrefreshing In Southern California citrus trees I I

thefojlowing, clipped from the Santa is too tame-fun alive don't half are infested by insect pests to which

Clara Valley a gorgeously gotten up express it-"cold comfort" comes the peculiarities of the southern cli-

sent by the "car load" nearer to it, but our neighbor of the mate are favorable.The Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware.
paper amongour Rural has it "A novel House Furnishing Goods, Granite and
just pastime. high prices of irrigable land in
and for by
manifestly
people, paid Agate Ware. Sash, Doors, Blinds,
One who has taken cold bathin
never a San Barnardino county is mainly due
the great land owners of California. i Oils. Agricultural Implements,
ti. water of a known temperature will to the fact that the greater portion of I
"The killing frosts that destroyedso Iron and Steel. Hope, Belting,
much property in Florida last year get but a vague idea of the above the county is entirely a desert. Hose and Packing. Pumps,

have woke the people of that Stateto figures. But I have had some expe- Drawbacks of the southern counties. Steam and Water Pipe
up rience in this direction in the and Fittings, Four
the fact that it is an uncertain bathing Bad and insufficient water, lack of Steel Galvanized
Atlantic opposite our Island Homeat timber long periods of drought., remoteness -
country for orange culture, and the Fence Wire,
all seaons of the year, thermometerin from market, general barrenness -
newspapers are frankly confessing the Man rels' ,
hand with line attached. I have
fact. The following from the Pensa- a of soil and dust storms. Grates, *
found the temperature of the water to At Northern California Citrus Fair, t Etc.Agent .
cola (Florida,) Commercial, of a recent
date : vary from 70 to 73 degrees in winterto the Ian from Los Angeles" exhibitedthe .

says 80 and 82 degrees in summer', andI Satsuma, an "entirely new variety" -
THE ORANGE CRAZE.
can assure the reader that surf- resembling the Tangierine, though

'In the matter of climate the peopleof bathing in January, with the water at larger, but smaller' than the Navel. For

South Florida are again getting a 70 degrees, is no pastime for "women North California is throwing high

little shaky. The climate of Florida, and children." None but robust, vig- water, high lands, and insect ravagesat Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend
outside of Dade and Monroe is shakyso and Boss Plows,Dangler Oil Stoves, Perry
orous men indulge in it. The winter Southern California, while the latter -
and ,
& Co's Celebrated Stoves Ranges
far as frost and freezes are con- of the water
temperature along our cries climate. Florida
i may gaina Southern (St. Louis) White Lead,
cerned, and as soon as the fact is ad- coast, south of Cape Canaveral, is few grains of truth from the melee. Iasury's Pure Colors in Oil,

mitted the better it will be for the about 20 degrees warmer than the High mountains and dry mesa lands Masury's Railroad fe:Liquid

solid prosperity of the State. There water along the coast of Southern cover a very much greater proportionof Paints, Fai.rban.ks'

always have been years when average California. the lands of all the southern coun- Standard Scales.
trees perish in the cold, and the tem- I At future time I
some may resume ties than the lands adapted to tillage, 4i-TI n Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
of West Florida and Florida this of Work to order.
perature subject ocean temperaturesand the latter have comparatively narrow ,
north of Palatka, is the same. Last show from' recorded deep sea limits.

year they had a snow storm at Tampa; sounding that the North Atlantic is a Throughout the southern counties

this year we have one in Pensacolaand great repository of warmth, while the timber is very scarce, lumber has to be PIANOS, ORGANS & MDSIOAL GOODS

the West.' Florida has a splendid whole Pacific is is a great repositoryof imported from the north, and the fire-

climate and a great range of produc- cold. J AS. H. WHITE. wood is chiefly the roots of brush, Genuine Bargains.

tions, but false and exaggerated statements Island Home, Jan..21,1887.. which costs from eight to ten dollars
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mainly made as they are by Too Much Water. per cord. -

land agents and land speculators, are Through over speculation all the Being Sole Agents in the South for
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
always productive of loss to the immi-
What of this story that comes from available agricultural and horticultural CHICKEIiING, MASON & IIAMLIN, MA-
grant and injury to the State. lands of Los San Bar-
California through a private letter to Angeles, THUSIIEK, BENT & ARION
Our correspondent suggests that an old Californian here, who is now a nardino and San D ego counties have

comments are in order. Our Pensa- I resident of Florida, that in portit ns of reached prices very, much above their .

cola contemporary which is located orange sections of the State, orange possible productive value. PIANOS,

almost up to the Alabama line, and trees are dying out by the thousandsand Through a system of exaggerated
puffing and misrepresentation on the
the
quite out of the peninsula portion of orange many trees thousands but all otner; not fruits only, and part of the Los Angeles Herald and ORGANS

the State, must have been off its baseif they are at a loss to know what is the other Southern California journals, ,

the above extracts are correct, but cause. Some think it too much and the circulation of these "puffa" in .
the East large number of capitalistswere i MASON & IIAMLIN, BAY STATE,
a
it seems to us the recent reports of water, think that while it has been a
drawn to Los Angeles county. PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
trouble and little
the signal service from California great not a expenseto .
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statistics are a sufficient comment. prepare for irrigation, to get the Plaut more figs and blackberries, Everyone given benefit of our one price sys-
water into the land, now a greater tem, and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
Our Santa Clara contemporary and skip the apricots and peaches.- terms of payment, and payment of freight assumed -
gorgeous trouble comes, how to get this too by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
should have waited before crow- much water out of the land. Rurnl Californian.I steamboat landing.
wonder if the apricots and peachesare
ing until out of the woods. Well, here in Florida, there are
back the Californians
going on
-- .-...f-- many acres of land being planted to
Such advice from such a source is
Ocean Temperature. orange trees, that is unsuited to the certainly significant. Heretofore its VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-

\ Surf bathing in January is a novel culture of the orange or any other apricots and peaches have been one of CORDEONSand

pastime, but it can. be indulged i in at fruit tree, and failure must be the California's strongest claims to supe-

l', banta Monica, or at Long Beach, outcome, but there are some of us that riority over Florida, and if the apri-i all kind! of small Instruments offered at
the have learned better than to plant on lowest prices. Send for our Illustrated cata-
almost day during present
any cots of California should fail it would logue.
month,even by women and children.- such lands. ORLANDO. be a national calamity. "W."
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BuzzingsFrom
Now this reads all right and sounds the Sacramento(Cal.) Bee. California orange-growers, says the Artist Materials

verv nice. The casual reader sees The country is full of tramps livingin Confection Journal, have discovereda Picture [Frame,

nothing wrong about it and has very enforced idleness. new process for removing all sub- I'illeicture..,

little idea of what it means. But stances that injure the appearance of Fancy Goods.Albums .
The annual rainfall at Riverside is
what are the facts? The maximum their fruit. they put half a bushelor
Stationery.
three inches while Sacramento claims
water temperature of January, 1885, so of dry sawdust in a barrel, pourin I I
taken at several signal service stationson twenty inches. two or three boxes of oranges and Music We ,can Art save or Fancy you money Goods.In Write anything us;for In

both sides of the continent, will Mr. Gage who owns the water sup- then turn slowly with a crank. The prices.

shed some light upon the subject: ply of Riverside (Cal.) sells the waterat fruit comes out as clean and bright as a

.. Kev West, Florida. .. .. .. 78 degrees $1,200 per inch and throws in the gold dollar. One man can clean about. -
Cedar Florida.... . .. 66 degrees :
Indianola Keys,Texas..'.... .. 59 degrees land.All eighty boxes a day, while in the former
Charleston, South Carolina .. 51 degrees I. drawbacks to the southern coun- process of washing them ten boxes I LUDEEN & BATES, S. MH. .

Delaware San Francisco Breakwater,.California., Delaware.... .., 53 degrees degrees ties have been carefully concealed in was considered a good day's work. r SAVANNAH, GA.


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f OFFICIAL. ORGAN OF THE FLORIDA FRUIT GROWERS' ASSOCIATION AND THE FLORIDA FRUIT AND

VEGETABLE GROWERS'. PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION.
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raw W. DaCotita.) Proprietors. Jacksonville Fla. Monday February '7 1887.' I Efttabliwked 1869.
: maitville, { New Series: Vol. 7, No. 6.K. .
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.A.WYATT. GEO. D. BABCOCK. PRIC.EtJ: THE OTVEST.
THE CARROLLTON

HARLAN HOTEL Stoves, Crockery, ,
I G. A. DREKA &: CO., Proprietor.
Enlarged and improved. Capacity doubled Tin-ware, C. S L'ENGLE China, CAPT. J. MINOT Manager.

in 1888. Elegant new furniture.Electric Bells, Chandeliers, DELAND, FLA.
etc. Tennis, Croquet, Billiards, Boating,etc. Granite Iron-ware, I
Lamps, Accommodations for 135 Guests. Situatedin
Table supplied with the best of everything.
Oil Stoves, AND I the very center of the city,conveniently located -
Fresh vegatables from hotel garden every in the year. Milk In abundance from the Silver-ware. to Postomce Telegraph office,Churches,
Irondequoit Dairy. I Gas Fixtures, etc. Surrounded by beautiful grassy grounds
arranged for Lawn Tennis, Croquet and other
LAKE HELEN, VOLUSIA CO.:, FLA. House Furnishings, COMPANY, ,Freezers, outdoor amusements.A .

Five miles-from DeLand. Table Cutlery, Refrigerators, select Orchestra has been secured for the

Gate City Filters, season.
LAKE HELEN. Fire Dogs Rate, &2.5O per Day and Upward.
JACKSONVILLE FLA. :Dinner Tea and
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Special Rates by Week or:Month. ,
The Blue Spring, Orange City and Atlantic 1>
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Railroad is now completed to Lake Helen, Baskets and Wooden-wa.rel I Toilet Sets. Hotel, Furniture and Fittings New. Hot
and dally train service has been put on'connecting I and Cold Water Bath and Closet on each floor.
wit.i all trains over the J.,T. & K. W. Electric Bells. All protection possible against
Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.
Ry,and also St.Johns River steamers. Tour- Fire. Write for particulars.
ists should; not fail to take a trio over this
3 ''route, passing as it does, directly across the \V.T. FORBES. W. P. GIFFORD. C. G. PEARCE. J. B. CHRISTIE,Attorney.
famous .'Orange Ridge of Volusla County, Real Estate and Loans. .
t at its broadest and most attractive point,
through extensive Orange Groves, past beautiful W. T. FORBES & CO.

lakes, elegant winter homes)over a.well ,
ballasted roadbed, broad gauge, heavy steel
rails, elegant Pulman Cars, courteous em-

ployees pleasure, trip and attractive.all ,that combines to make a Florida Real Estate ExcbanRo ana Law omcllS. G. B.GRIFFIN&SON

This route, starting at Blue Spring Landingon
the St.Johns River,close by the celebi ated
mammoth sulphur spring of this name
{ Whose bosom the largest steamers could float upon, Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. .
in the midst of the tropical luxuriance of a
river hammock, crosses the main line of the Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid,
J.,T. & K. W. Ry, at Blue Spring Junction, Legitimate Investments.
one mile from the river. Orange .City, the Titles Examined. Conveyancing:, Surveying:, etc.

,next station, is growing, busy town, surrounded "
Send for Real Estate Bulletin.
by extensive orange groves. From our
thence to Lake Helen, the present terminus, .
.we pass through a park like pine forest,interspersed W. T. FORBES & Co., Represntations Guaranteed.
with clear. lakes, fine orange groves
and winter homes, and connect with the De- Abell Block, 32! West Bay Street, Jacksonville Fla.
Land Extension of tbe same system just before -
reaching Lake Helen, the Villa City" ;..:
Information cheerfully furnished.
E111S db :E] 111: s
of South Florida. This is, without exception. : ,
the prettiest,town on the peninsula,and no 50 West Bay Street, # .;
pains have been spared or mistakes made, in REAL ESTATE BROKERS, KSONVlLI.E.Best .f:!'
making the most of its natural attractions.Its selections in City and Suburban Lots Orange Groves and Truck Farms. Pine Lands,
commodious hotel the "Harlan House," Railroad and Government Lands, lovely villa{ :Sites on the St.Johns River, etc _
75 West BayStreet,Jacksonville
with its annexes, and the many attractive All busiress pertaining to Real Estate promptly attended to and satisfaction guaranteed. ,
OFTICES { Windsor Alachua County
and elegant mansions and unique cottages, : {
i surrounded by beautiful gardens and lawns, Inverness Hernando County.R. .
and clustering around the blue waters of Lake The: Clar1L'& Cove::: Guam.s : .

Helen The balmy breezes which blow from o>> N.ELLIS,C.E. A. E. MCCLURE,
Ocean and Gulf,and which at its are not Intercepted sI e Arcnltect.
ameliorating winter's cold and Q. ... :
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healthiest and most comfortable spot on the s:. -::;==:: 9p ,
continent either for permanent residenceor >o a-a ei E Architects and Civil Engineers,
for a sojourn in either winter or summer.

Don't Miss It ,.... =..=.. a.g... -t.II \ .Coxt ()j Plans,Specifications and Estimates for build
.... .. .___ Q. Ir2 .... 0 0 Ings of all kinds Sanitary work etc.
: A trip through South Florida Without a. ,...... 10... --z_: .. ttS_ c:: 4 Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.
glance at this lovely country cannot but be ....... ...... 10". ..Q Q C": > 0- M P.O. Box 785. Jacksonville, Fla.
unsatisfactory. as !a: ;d sI : N ; :p -c.wa
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Palatka
F bG '- IJo4Q on the J.,T.& K.W.fly between and
1. f4 :00 ': : : : > = w Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It Is
W > ,f4. :< .!! .: :. :' at : on the high pine ridge on tbe shores of Lake
;oa a ;:; > 0I surrounded fertile and fettled
and by
Louise a
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I country. It has a compllete system of
to4
P'O :o ; : : : pE. a.
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; Z.I-: s Is Mr.H.
o. =' Ct r billiard room. etc. managed by
as th Channel,late steward of the larendon Club,
T. ROCKWOOD CUTLER ... "EQ'g:Q Manchester. England, unde the general di-
o 0 ce Jots rection of the Seville Company.Lots
= r.o :. =(') and acre property for sale on reasona-
ARCHITECT, aaSS m ble terms. Settlers and and investors are requested
323%West Bay Street,Abell Block. r p to visit the town. Address
'Jacksonville Fla. << 4 SEVILLE COMPANY Seville,Fla.

Southern Apent ,of Cooperative Wightman & Christopher,, State Agents, Mason Young President. 35 Wall Si, New y
10mce Plan Association,& Shoppers Mod Jacksonville, Maw: .York. 8 H.Mason,Bee.&Treas.,Seville Fla. ,,'
terms on application.
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KISSIMMEE LAND AGENCY, BIDWELL'S EARLY PEACH.My .

new Peacn-Bldwell's Early-I believe to be the greatest acquisition to Florida in the
fruit line that has been brought to public notice in my 19 years'residence in the State,12
CONTROLLING
of which I have been engaged in the nursery business. It was my ai n when the trees were

: i in fruit last spring to have all who could,call and see them and taste the fruit well aware
Acresof that the general public would prefer to have the verdict of such men as I name below to
:3,000,000
the decis.on of more interested parties. I respectfully refer you to

Mahlon Gore,:X.L.:Mills Orlando,Fla.; Capt.D.A.Irwin Dr.C.H.Lanphers Zellwood;
the Richest Lands in the State.
*T J. Harkins HUllard, Palatka; W.G.Wright, Mt.Dora; Rev.T.W.MoorSanford; Levi

Risinger, P. A.Isaacs, Sorrento; Rev.H.J. Walker, Tanglertne; Charles Phillips,Robert
:Mills Chulusta; Rev.C.A.Lander,Messina.
Representing all the Owing to ill-health,I last spring placed the distribution and sale of trees for the coming

winter in the hands of Mr. James Rlott, Orlando, Fla.,to whom all orders and lettersof
Disston Companies, inquiry should be addressed.
__ A. I. BIDWELL.

pII, ;. Kissimmee Land Company ;J.B.CDESNUTT. S.H.COLLINS.
,
J. B. CHESNUTT & CO.,

w AND Produce Commission Merchants,
FOR THE SALE
South Florida R. R Co's Lands. Fruits, Vegetables, Hides OF Wool, IS to.,

FLORIDA ORANGES A SPECIALTY.

Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts High and Low Hammocks, first-class Pine Land for 99 Bay Street, SAVANNAH, GA.
Orange Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes.Orange REFERENCES:Southern Bank State of Georgia I Quick Sales and Prompt Returns at Higher
and the Commercial Agencies. I| Market Prices.

ANDREW: HANLEY: ,

: Grove, PAINT AND OIL STORE .

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DEALER IN
And Improved Truck Farms. Railroad Steamboat and Mill Supplies Pure White Lead, Zinc and Colors, Glass, Putty, .
Varnishes, Brushes, Plain ana Decorative Wall Paper,Doors,Sashes,Blinds,eta
Mixed Paints, all Shades and Colors-write for estimate. Locks, Sash-
Weights,Cord, Hinges Screws,etc. Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement.
TOWN' LOTS IN KISSIMMEE WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. Cor.Whitaker. President and York Streets, - SAVANNAH, GA.

E. W.AGNEW, President. A.MCINTYRE,Cashier.

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF OCALA FLA. .
Send for Price and Description List.WILLIAM. ,
CAPITAL 850,000.
a Correspondent: Mercantile National Bank,New York.
Collections all parts of Florida promptly attended to.
CANNON

PANOOAST & GRIFFITHS
Refer to this paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. : ,


LAKE REGION. FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

MORRISON, 8TA.PYLTON &: CO., BANKERS,
PHILADELPHIA.
LEESBURG, Sumter County, Florida. .
Correspondents: Amble r,Marvin&Stockton,Jacksonville, Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice).
New York City; Melville, Evans Co.,75 Lombard Street,London, England.A Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week.
general Bankl ig business conducted. Accounts opened for depositors and collections
made. Money placed on mortgage for Investors.
Stapylton&Co. Fruitland Park GardeniaP. 10 Years Esto/bllslicd.
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT.-Correspondents: ,
.O.,Sumter Co., Fla.,and 8 Delahay Westminster, London, England. GS IP: A L.: :M: EJ :R
Investors and Settlers:re invited to communicate personally or by correspondence.DON'T ,
<=''O"'Yr'l 'J""YI 18810:11: Merchant: :

166 Reade Street, I FOR THE!:SALE I NEW YORK.

DOl IT. Fruits and Produce, Also Hides specialty, Furs, Honey, Ktc. Florida Oranges a

References-Banking houses and principal shippers throughout the State. Send for Sten-
cils and Market quotations. Tri-weekly quotations by telegraph to Times-Union: during

shipping season.FRUIT __ ___ _____
DON'T BUY

TREES, VINES AND PLANTSADAPTED

Garden, Field, or Grass Seed, Seed Oats, Rye and Barley, Seed TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING
.
Potatoes, The Orange: and: :Lemon.

in variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Kelffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons .
Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc.

. Or anything) to plant before getting prices from PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY

A. H. MANVILLE & CO. ,

SO. SEED CO., Macon Ga., '
HOTEL SANITARIA
J. R. ELLIS, Pres. & Manager. Seed Growers and Dealers.
BELLEVIEW, MARION CO.,FLA.

DR. II. KNIGHT Proprietor.
,
:Magnolia: : Hotel
. Belleview is in the highlands Marion county,on the F.R.&;N. Railroad,10 miles south
OCALA, FLA. Ocala. Its elevation and distance from rivers and swamps ensures a dry atmosphere and
freedom from fogs. Table first-class. Northern cooks. All the Florida fruits and vegetablesin
New Management. First-Class In Every Respect. Prices Reduced. their season. This place is especially commended to those of the Invalid class,and others
Commodious Sample Rooms. MRS. L. C. SCRANTON Manager. who desire all the comlorts of a Northern home. Skillful medical attention when needed.
Terms on application.

ROYAL PALM NURSERIES.Our W. N. JUSTICE '

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WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT,
new Catalogue of Rare ttxotic: Plants and general Nursery Stock is now ready. No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia.

Price, 15 cents, Postpaid. Specialties : SOUTHERN FRUITS AND VEGETAHLES.
Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Mailed tree to all customers.) (Refer to H.F. Dutton &Co., Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann&; Bro., Sumterville, FlaJ.
REASONER BROS., .T.\Voflbrd,Fort Mason, la.: F.C.Austin,Orange City Fla.: A.C.Usteen,Osteen,Fla.;
Manatee First:-atlonaIBank, Camden,N.J.: W.P. Clyde&Co., t-t-hiladelphla; Ocean Steamship Co.,
Florida. Phila. Office.) 'Hon._ A.-Canale!,.Charleston,S.C.; A.H.Champion, Savannah,Ga.General .

i L. -vv. lSII ]F&MAN: : do C1C>.,
FURNITURE
fW, Commission MerchantsAND

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Great Reduction in PricesUNTIL RECEIVER OF .FLORIDA. ORANGES
123 Clinton Street, Boston.

REFERENCES: A.H.Manville,Jacksonville; L. L.Newsome,Crescent City; B. F.WhIt-
ner, Fort Reid ; Rev.Lyman Phelps,Sanford; C.W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National
Bank,Boston.
OCTOBER 1st,
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When prices we will before remove purchasing.to Nos.44 and 46 West Bay street. Call at once and obtain our reduced Washington or Riverside Navel Orange.

F. E. BOGUE & CO. I can furnish the genuine Washington Navel Buds,sent to me in tin cans from Rlversic.
California. Also dormant buds MARION COUNTY NURSERIES,Ocala,Fla.
Nos.26J}}and 28 Ocean street,City. E.B.JORDAN Proprietor. '


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A. E.': DKOL'IJHT, F. H. 8KELDI G,
President. Cashier. I37SShI1IIr:3: :
W. H. PILLOW

KISSIMMEE CITY BANK(, Real Estate Agency.


FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PACKING OKAXOE COUNTY, FLA.CAPITAL -

Healthy] Lands! Low Prices:!
.a?.:;0.000.
Forwarding & Oommission House. nissimmeeoflers the best charcesfor set-
'1e.c in Florida. It Is the coming district,as
Transacts general Banking business. nil who know the S ate testify. There is Big
)1 mey for investors in Town Lots.
Oranges Direct from the Groves for Sale: by Single
Buys and se114 Ezchnnsre. Letters of Credit ij4\i: Pi re f-L'tl Jlr.JJ)10k; : lnnd

Box or Oar-Load. cashed.- At reasonable prices.

lIsts correspondents in all the chief town! Au>o good land for Truck Farming. A few
::!> ol Florida, also Seaboard Natknal Bank a I c)1b.er; ::JE r c i..a u..ce .&..1c. Messrs. C. .Whitney & Co., New York. Twenty to Eighty acres, at very: low prices.
In Great Britain: The hank of Irelan '.' these Groves are easily enlarged,and afford
All necessary facilities for handling Orange, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops. Royal Hank of Scotland, Hank of Hriti : a good start. Correspondence solicited.:
North America and Melville Evans & Undnn --
Packages suitable for shipping the above products both made up and in the flat always ou !f>< 1VM. nO"VILL.KIsslmmE'e .
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hand and for sale; also other Growers' supplies, such as Hoops, Wrapping Paper, etc. ,Orange To., Fla
Location the best, viz: ---

A S., F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF, SIBLEY'STESTED FAIRVffW NURSERIES
,
JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Circulars and Stencils on application.
O.
15. THATCHER,


a: SEEDS Manager,


r San Mateo, Putnam County. Florida.The .
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& ? gAiwJv; rhv'f Send firc' r Illustrated Catalogue
irv ( J. aU
w/n7O4I Vcg ib'e, Flower Fie'd, o IT rO
Plants, Bulha, Implements. O EL E U OCD best varieties of the Orange and Lemon
b5T mail on application. Don't and other Citrus Fruits.
E E
r i1 neglect writing for i'.
'k Gioviii Choice varieties of the Fig,ol recent Intro
s crw p ; rVAOfnrRk HIRAM SIBLEY & CO., duction.

Rochester, N. Y. Chicago, III. The Cattley Guava, both the lied and Yel
32U-32G! E. Main St. 1211 X.Clark Stt. low.

Cans dUk4 1Ucftt ; to'f'Of!e eflCWCuj7,7
VVYC I. DOI3fINS & BRU. The Peach and Pear of the sorts best!! adapted
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to the soil and climate of Florida.

f The )lum,vaiietirs of Mulberry
q tCTt'I cj \ Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc.

Catalogue free on application.

REFERENCES:-Crosby&Gowen Han Mateo;
CZ 'rtit, Hon. <*. W. Lyle, San Mateo; \V. J. Webb,
Palalka.

a N'e-w ::E31an.'ts.:
'wt 'Th-a/crir a'r c9 oohrv.jrrnporh --


Recommended for Florida.

} d <&N\ic. $; Fr'J.ItrmLJ: vq.lJom .

Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters,
Walnuts of Commerce: Hind's Paper Shell,

} :w l Gtrl'r"} 78 13 ot 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel.l Prceperturlens; Japan Plums, Adriatic Figs,

J \ .) AVI\tfA", !JACKSONVILLE, . FLORIDA Olives, Pomegranates, Roses,and many other
novelties. Everything healthy and free from
Gunsmithtng done in all its branches. scale. Everything reliable. Head for cata-

) f eM IRON SAFE WORK logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture 10
.
., t "Jf'"nrll Onttlng,t>y mall. cents. Many plants can be sent by mail.
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FANCHEll CREEK NURSERY
THE OITRA NURSERIESHave 6.OOO.OOO PEOPLE USEFERRY'S ,
GUSTAV EISEN, .re..uo, California.
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SEEDS
on hand and;Tor sale a large stock of fine PA IKE'S I'ATKNT; P1COCESS

Budded and Sweet Tr m jj D. M. FERRY & CO. For Curing Orange and Lemons.We .
Seedling Orange ees. iI iI are admitted to be the .
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LARGEST SEEDSMERin are DOW prepared to ell tLe right to use
WI
Stocks five and buds one, two and three yearn old. All the leading named vanities; well L in the world. the process for Curing Oranges and Lemonsin
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees, Hoses, etc. Send for 5 D.M.FERRY&CO'S two days to that they will keep for monthsin
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. .Iog Illntrstcd. DM.ertpUf a perfect state, packed in the usual way
W. LIPSEY & CO., Citra, :Marion Co., Fla. **Priced Send for descriptive Circulars.
i f : SEED ANNUAL Florida Fertilizing Co.,

Henry :Bayer: ck SOn. For 1887 F..T. PAJNK, President.
will be mailed '
JurkRonvillf.8-t Bay Sf.
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iMPOKTJ-It
OF FREE to all I -

Bananas Cocoanuts and Oranges I/ applicants to last season's and Tested
', customers
i t
} without orderingit.-
AND WHOLESALE DEALERS IN /, Sibley's free on seedS
fiend for it.
APPLES, POTATOES, ONION, Etc., allEI7n1 valuable to SIBLEY &

Consignments of Florida Oranges solicited. Highest market prices and prompt account of .' ton uting Gar.pn. -- N.- -Y &- -
sales. 11. ItY HAYF.K: k SON, k" den. Field or
,
:215) t.act! Bay Chariest- S. C 1 FlowerSltEDsehoatdBend AN ANNOUNCEMENT.
for it.Address
E.X. L'ENGLE. W. A. DELL. D.M.FERRY &CO.
;).4.. Detroit, Mich.
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA.
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llJi) Album Verses. The Proprietors of the
Safe Deposit Sure. GIVEN AWAY 11 funny Love and I
Open Dally (Sundays and Legal 1 Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to :3 p; m. Marriage sc ms, 1 Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurseries
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. in.
Fortune Teller,2"Kurius" Love-letter, 12 Interesting
Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, SiO, $15 and $20 per Year. (Lames, 2 Beau Catchers, I Mask would announce that they are now fully org *
DOUBLE COMBINATION AND TIME LOCKS. Age Tab et, the Language of i Kloweis, and' nized and prepared for business, with a
200 samples of New cords that will flll your large and extensive HIOC& In all departments,
W. 1' BAKER, Cashier. HENRY A. L.'Ei\cLE, Manager.
pockets with Gold. ALL SENT FREE tot
and with a Mnnagli'-g Partner of 25 years
only 13c. to help pay po*ta>;e. etc UNION practical experience Fl ..list. Nurseryman
SUPPLY AGENCY, Box 333: 1'hllad'a, PH.ai1Tlits and a.dner and
full
The: .A.J. -taYY'l late Motel Lardscape M stan of
it the Biyyt-st Offer ever made by t practical assibtants in all dtp: rtmeL I.
ALTAMONTE STATION, ORANGE CO., FLA. Reliable Firm and all our reader should Ink
advant'in'of it AT fl.Vi 8191887/. The Manager,wbo Is a practical Landscape
FRANK: A. CO FRAN Proprietor. 25
GardeLer of yeas exp*-ritnce, will be
((01 the Twin Mountain HOUSP, White Mountains, N. H.) pleased to consult with any Lilly or gentle
man In regard to the Improvement embellishment -
of their ground: *, xrd will furnish -
My beautiful Chromo Calendars for 1887 are plans-nd specifications if desired.
"SAN MATEO NURSERIES. perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and. .
always handy to tell tht day of week,month Send your name rind address on a postal
A fulUlne: of Nursery StoCk now ready for Fall and Winter planting. or year. card for new illustrated Catalogues b- th
Too costly to give away,I will mall one to departments. AddressYENSACOLA
Best Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all sizes. anybody sending me a nickel to help pay advertising -
Send for Catalogue. postage, etc. You need one and : OHEENIIOUSES AND
should send soon before all are gone.
; MAXWELL, .ANDERSON. &.CO., JAMES,HASLEY. NUU.SEKIK-: ,
San'Mateo,Fla. Seed Grower,Madison;Ark. Pensacola, Fla




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MALLORY STEAMSHIP LINE '



FROM FERNANDINA, FROM NEW YORK,

CENTRE STREET WHARF, PIER 21, E. RIVER,


EVERY THURSDAY. EVERY FRIDAY.



RATES OF PASSAGE,
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JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK: f 'n' q Lowest Bates of Freight Always Given.

ALWAYS THE LOWEST. 'j

.t Direct connection at Fernandina with F.R. & N.Ry.
The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from : -
FERNANIINA, FL\., for NEW YORK, alter arrival of trains -----

South from Jacksonville Florida. Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shippers of Vegetables
and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to New

CARONDELETCapt.JohnRlsk.. ..... ....Thursdav, Feb. 3 York. ....tat.
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder.....Thursday, Feb. 10 Through Tickets and secured In advance atall
OARONDELET, Cat t.John Risk. ..... .....Thursday, Feb. 17 points In Florida.
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, C+pu Wilder.....Thursday, Feb.2t 4.Trains leave F. R. & N. Go's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
CAKONDELET Rff-k. d'.' ....Thursday, Mar. 3 street at f. Spm and 5.00pm, on sailing days, connecting L_ -
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder.....Thursday, Mar. 10 with Steamships at Fernandina.
CARONDELET. C-pt John Risk..... ..... Thursday, Mar. 17 49-For Tickets aad State-rooms and further information,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder.....Tbursdd.Y, Mar.21 apply to

R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, Fernandina, Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass. Agent,75 West Bay Jacksonville,Fla.




LEWTER & BEACHAM'S REAL ESTATE AGENCY,

OIILANDO. FLORIDA.


Business Lots and Stores. 220. 2-acre lot on Central avenue,cleared 86. 160 acres.30 cleared;700 orange trees, 34. 40 acres on Lake Fairview,5 acres
No. and fenced,house of 9 rooms,stable, 125 bearing; 1,200) nursery tiees, 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 street, 25x150 feet. peaches, Chinese cherries 100 the T. O.k A.R.R.
Very cheap........................................ 51,300 vines,10 varieties mangoes, and grape other alongside ter mile from ,depot; house,quar-of 5
211. Lot on Church street, 55x140 feet. tropical( fruits; 80 acres of this rooms,cost 81,000; price......._........... 3,000
432. Lot on Pine street, 27xl20 feet. New house of 5 rooms; price............ 1,600 tract is first-class hammock and
Office of 3 rooms, price.... ............_.. 2,500 fronts the lake for mile 4-room 458. 19,000 acres of land 'Within 6 miles of Or-
one ,
lands,for$1.25 to 910 per acre. Don't buy
416. Half interest in lot 53x150 feet, two 108. %acre lot on :Main street, two-story cottage, the whole enclosed with until you have seen these lands.
wire fence In
stores, and restaurant, 16 rooms' house of 6 rooms, nicely finished. county and-prettiest only five place miles Orange from 97. "' acres on Lake Jessup, 2 miles from

above the stores, rented for$165 per Small nursery and a few trees ingrove Orlando price.................................. 12,000 Geneva, pine and hammock; n50 to$-I
form price.............................. 2,500 ;
month; price................................._. 4,500 ; per acre.
91. 300 acres, 190 hammock, I 120 acres in 457. 40 acres choice hammock land,2 miles
417. Lot 27X150 feet on Church street, 227. Lot on Central avenue 100x200 feet grove form, on south side Lake from Geneva,for$:5?' per a crecheap at$100.
store below, office rooms above. house of 5 rooms,well finished,near Apopka, 12 miles from Orlando 2 Hickory trees 2 to 4 feet in diameter, cab
Now renting and paying hand- the business part of the city; price.. 3,000 miles from Ocoet; railroad survey I bage palmetto and magnolia trees are
somely; price....._..............._.....__ 4,500 through the farm, steamboat land numerous.
on the property; well adapted to I
418. Lot on Pine street,22;x90 feet; store 269. Corner lot on Church street,200 yds. vegetables corn,etc.;good barn and NOT .-We have some very cheap lands In
20x33 feet, i rooms above; price....... 2,650 I from 8. F.depot. House of 1 rooms. stably house of 6 room; price......... 50,000Or the counties of Volnsla,Brevard, flernando
Nearly an acre of laud; for only..._ 3,000 I will sell 81) acres, 30 hammock, Hllsborough,Polk and Sumter; price,31 to$o)
19. Lot and store',adjoining First Na- with 16-acre bearing grove for........ 16,000 per acre. We also have large tracts of well
tional Bank, rented for 575 per 138. %acre on South street. House of 2 I This property will pay better than timbered lands In Polk and Hernando counties
month; price...................................... 4,500 rooms; price....................................... 450 3100,000 in U.S. bonds ,upward of 1 0,000 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.

LEWTER & BEACIIAitt, Orlando, Fla.




The Only Exclusively Grocery HouseDOINGA






REGULAR JOBBING BUSINESS FROM JACKSONVILLE.


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

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TEA, COFFEE AND SPICE DEPARTMENT.


I n 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
iA given to selection of Teas, packe 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 Prices. Absolutely pure goods are ground by our Spice Mills and Daisey Engine."


CANNED GOODS DEPARTMENT.This .


Department is complete-not only staple and standard goods-but the very finest California goods of all kinds. I keep everything that is put up in a can; the variety jl
l Is 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.


BUTTER AND CHEESE DEPARTMENT. -


Great 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 can sel
at New York prices without freight, and still make a handsome margin on the usual rise in these goods in the fall. The great quantity shipped daily Is proof of its success.


PRODUCE DEPARTMENT.


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 goody ; all, therefore, are guaranteedI

don't handle cabbages as a.

specialty.FLOUR AND STAPLE GOODS DEPARTMENT..


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The superior excellence of the celebrated Snow Drop" patent Flour neaJs n') -o nm3nt; It I U used all through the State, and recognized as the King among Fine Flours." 1 handle
cheaper grades ,Lt low'r prices. Grits and meal are sold at a margin of.) per cent. net. Sugars and meats are Handled on.a margin that would send one "over the hills to the poorhouse,"
If alone a living was dependent upon them.


CHRISTMAS GOODS.Figs .


Dates, Prunes, Table Nuts, Raisins, Citron, Currants, Cherri's, Evaporated Apples, Fancy Candy, Cranberries, Lemons,}Fancy Crackers, etc.



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sure of know that it would be money in the 1 benefit. But it must be carried out on

]V.Iaril\efut g. is too much of the Florida orange grow- t these lines. No merely personal in-

.. crease of i to make a free gift of the whole I terests must be permitted to come in
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SELLING ORANGES. curtailed : of the State for one or two years i ij and exercise any control. The officersof
convince i I the Exchange, if that would estab i the Exchange must be made to understand -
Area of Profitable Orange Grow- fear of ) the Exchange for all future time. < that t they are in a position of

ing: Narrowing Product Will either in But in practice, the growers, being trust, and they must bo held to the
Never Exceed Two and a Half In short, cannot' afford to sacrifice present :* strictest accounting. With this simple
Million Boxes-No Danger of production for future profits, and many I I i provision, and the selection of right
Over-Production-The Fruit profit, will would gladly send to the Exchange -I men to fill the officer, the Fruit Exchange

Exchange a Good Thing- groves and are compelled to send else- I ought to be the means of doing

Some Improvements the orange because they cannot wait two immense good to Florida, particularlySouth
'- Suggested. And, while for their money. I urged a Florida, where the bulk of the
w matic large grower of this vicinity to ship orange crop is certain to be raised.
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the exclusively to the Exchange. He replied 4
,. More than three-fourths of the greatly to that he owed money and that Why the People Must Pay High

orange crop has been shipped. Those not think prompt returns were an absolute necessity Prices for American Fruits.

who have oranges remaining are some- my friend to him, so that, though he sent The grasping avarice of some of the
what discouraged at the sluggish man- the failure part of his crop to the Exchange, he transpartation companies is akin to

ner in which prices rally. The factis I take firm obliged to send the bulk of it to that of some of our Eastern fruit deal-

our short crop this year has been of Fruit merchants.The ers, who openly declare for a small
no advantage to us for the reason that.: good thing. Exchange doubtless makes as supply and fancy prices, rather than
the holiday North was lost to us by must have prompt sales as any commission cheap and abundant fruit for the peo-
reason of the cold weather so long con- est point of but as the returns have to ple and a wide market for the grower.It .
tinued. Those of our people who have rapidly to its main office to be audited, a is a seflish and vicious principle.Such .
shipped have generally realized fair section delay is probably unavoidable ; vast possibilities lie in the fruit
prices. A few car-loads brought fect. Its however,should not exceed a day industry of Florida and California,
$1,000 each at the market. The qual with two if there were clerks enough to that it would seem an obvious policyon

ity of our fruit has not been up to the Its keep up with the business. the part of transportation companies -
,usu.il: high standard. There are indications during the The Exchange offers greater advantages to foster and encourage it in
that we will have an excellent and those to the grower than any but do not
every possible way, they
crop next season, but certainly those zation merchant, and the grower choose to see it.
who estimate the next crop of Florida seeking afiord to pay a higher commis The transportation charges a

oranges at two millions of boxes are fruit. -fifteen or twenty per cent.-and box of oranges from Sicily to NewYork
about three-fourths of a million out of practice make money, but to many the de- are twenty-five cents. The
the way, and those who predict that the average i lay is a much more serious matter than st3amers which bring them have

:the crop will not pay for picking, are practice. reduction of five or ten per cent. in ample dockage facilities and every
also decidedly "off their base." It is be disposed returns would be. convenience for their reception here.

unfortunate that some men who should son. There may be good reasons why the If the weather is cold the hatches are
know better permit themselves to give change is can not be expedited ; if so, not opened until it moderates.It .
expression to such opinions. It is not tion Jet it they should be made known, so that costs forty cents a box to send

reasonable to suppose that next sea- every shippers may arrange their affairs oranges here from Jacksonville, Flor-
son's crop will exceed this by more save'money accordance with the necessities of ida, and one dollar from the interior

than a half million boxes, and, with a he used case. of the State. If they come by steamer
seasonable winter North, we can dispose for.) 4r..d'I THEODORE L. MEAD. they are discharged regardless of the

of a crop of that size to as goodor I age, and Lake Charm, Florida., January. 31,1887. weather, because owners are in hasteto
better advantage than we are disposing and other The Stock Subscription. turn the vessel round.
of the present crop under the sion, The an'l
charges on
oranges grapes
I In a long editorial heartily endorsing -
circumstances. Some "lightning cal- rons to the j from California to New York are two
culators" show us how, in five years, I and commending the Fruit Ex- dollars a box by the car-load, and the

the orange crop of Florida will reach ville should j!! change, the West Hillsborouyh Times shipper waves all claims for detentionor

ten million boxes! Now, I have not in the j i| its one objectionable feature is its delay. By special arrangement,
the least idea that the of the
orange crop tem of stock subscription : lots of fifteen car loads of fruit may
Florida will exceed two and of j I
ever a growers be sent from California to Chicago for
Leesburg, Each share of stock calls for $100,
quarter millions of boxes. Ever is a i 8300 per car load. Fruit costs about
time but I what I I people are invited to invest in it
long mean just say. The sixty cents per box from Chicago to
Over-production is a bug-bear which : the understanding that only ten or
New York.
Editor ; ;1 cent. will be called in.
of per
awake
need not keep us nights. The mere statement of these facts is
& i People do not like to 810 or $20
There has been a good deal said There is i pay a demonstration to the people of the
account with the likelihood of being
and written during the last year Florida Northern and Eastern States that the
about blessings in disguise. Dis- cient as at some possible inconvenient luscious and plentiful fruits of FI rida
I to the tune of $80 or $90 more.
do not usually. of
guised blessings and California pay heavy and un-
subscribe under such
They will not :
meet with a very warm welcome, but promptness reasonable tribute to incorporated
But we understand, authority -
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the sales. I
and
there are such blessings ; preventives I monopolies which they themselveshave
will be asked from the Legis-
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llth-over i
to over-production may licensed and created. 'lhere is
prove to be such. That the area of got to i at its approaching session, to a loud call for the Cullom Bill, or
the shares of'stock from $100
orange-growing land is quite limitedno the Fruit [ some other bill which shall prevent
one acquainted with the facts will shipments ; $10, the total capital remaining as these monopolies from throttling or
deny. That as men test the soil and I that I did was under the original charter. If arrogantly dictating their own harsh
be done, there is not the smallest
for the i
climate this is
the area growing more i terms to honest industry.-New York
and limited will scarcely merchants ; grower in the State, certainly
more none Market Journal and Price Current.on.
\ in South Florida, who cannot take
deny. That some who have reared ago. A .
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share of stock in the undertaking
to a bearing and are now shipped
groves age Concentration
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in its work. He
feel interest
ber 1st i an
compelled sadly to admit that theyare ,
of who Prevents gluts in the market.
become one of a body men
too far north, or the soil is too for two full i
cold to admit of success is true. If able to 5 all working to one end, namely, Prevents the fruit from competing

one travels through the from the profit of each. We regard this against itself.
orangegrowing .
If it he Controls both as to
section and notices the number of I shall)) i as a right one. car- transportation
abandoned and neglected merchants, ;; out on the lines suggested by its time and rate.
young
)rOmoter8 it cannot fail to be a great Insures prompt returns.
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and other large Florida markets with least six inches deep. Scatter the manure Millet and Sorghum.J. .
The pann. five, ten or more, large, fat, stall-fed in the drill. Run round and C. Macfarlane, of Lake City,
beeves winter season. The cover this row with six furrows with
every says he planted Cat-tail or Pearl Millet:
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money from this source alone would the shovel plow. Then open the hed for forage last March, the rows being
Diversified Crops. lay the fruits of the little grassy cot over the manure row, drop the corn four and one half feet apart and about
The prevailing opinion with all ton patch-the scene of a long year's quite thick, three or four inches apart. two and one half in the row. He saysit
practical farmers, from time immemorial hardship-too far behind in the shadeto I Be.sure to have a good stand, and was the fist forage he had to cut
has been that there was more talk about. These fine beef steers when large enough thin out and leave though he did not note the date. He
money and more real happiness and could easily be made fat on the run of the corn one foot( ) apart in tbe drill. I goes on to say :
home comforts- in the production of the field and patches and kept fat all think it best to plant the Northerncorn I cut it seven or eight times. It
diversified crops than there was in the winter on such products of the first, as it does not grow so tall, ought not to be allowed to head. It
any! other vocation in the line of agricultural farm as fodder, corn shucks, millet, and matures earlier than our Southerncorn. is easy to cure and as good as timo-
pursuits. J If this he really hay, pumpkins, turnips, peas, peavines, Then about the 10th of May thy hay when cured. Every farmer
true the Florida farmer is peculiarly oatp, etc., but our farmers, we regretto open this eight-foot row and plant should plant from one-fourth to one-
favored. With a generous soil nnd a say, have been content to struggle corn again in the middle ; manure and half an acre of it. If he will cut it
climate like ours, where crops of various along from year to year with "king plant the same way as the first crop. once a week and cure it during the
kinds can be cultivated and successfully cotton" and come out in debt every It there has not been plenty of manure, growing season he will be surprised at r-'
produced all the year round, season, while the great provision put on the land side the corn, and put the resuit. '
it seems to us our farmers ought to be markets of the State, are left open to two or three pounds of cotton seed The Rural-branching Sorghum I
the most happy and independent peo- be supplied by the working farmers of meal in the rows. Cultivate with a planted four and one half by five. It
ple in the wide world. Since it is the the great northwest with rich, juicy sweep. If the land has been broke is good feed and can be cured about
experience of all good farmers that in the winter it should be. the shouldbe
meats season. deep, as ( crop like corn fodder. I left some for seed
diversified crops pay best, is it not a Florida is a glorious little State in plowed shallow, so :ns not to breakor and it grew ten feet high and is a very
little strange that so few of our tillersof many respects, but we dwindle almost injuie the roots. I usually plow prolific seed here, and chickens are
the soil carry into practice what into utter insignificance when compared three times and hoe twice. Corn very fond of it. But I cannot say howit
they preach, or rather fail to observe to the managing and thrifty planted this way, leaving it one foot would do for stock as a substitute for
put into practical operation what farmers of other sections of the Union, in the-drill by four feet rows, has ten grain.I .
the nature of our soil and climate and will remain in this deplorable thousand nine hundred and twenty think there would be no difficultyin
would seem to dictate to the under- condition until farmers abandon cot- stalks to the acre, which, allowing one raising thirty or forty bushels of
standing of all intelligent farmers? ton culture to great extent, and go in hundred and thirty ears to the bushel, seed to the acre.
We have spent no little time in try- for a more studied diversification of makes eighty-four bushels per acre. ....
ing to discover the great ignis fatuus enterprises for making money, and But we will knock off thirty bushels, A Bale of Cotton to the Acre
which has for so long a time controlledand keeping it at home in circulation allowing that you do not get a good About a year ago I advised one of
misguided the judgments of our among our own weople.-Baker County stand, or dry weather, birds, or any my tenants to mix his cotton seed ,
fathersin; the management of their agricultural Sentinel. other failure that may happen ; thenwe with a heap of cow and horse lot
pursuits, and the only satisfactory .. have fifty bushels to the acre. manure which he had raked up, and
solution we can find lies in How to Plant Corn. Some one may ask the question if I instead of scattering it over his whole
the fact that their minds cannot. or The area planted in corn this season. have ever made this much. l\y"an-\ field, put it on a smaller area of land.
have nit been entirely disabused as in Florida will probably largelv ex I swer is, yes; and if I live will make it In January he broke well and deep,
to the almighty power of "king cot ceed that of any previous year. How i again this year. Use a little coal tar three acres. On this he put all his
ton." But, thank heaven, the time to increase the yield per acre from the ou your seed corn, and the birds will fertilizer, which was just enough for it
Is coming, yea, it is now at their very present low standard is of great im not pull it up." the first year's trial. The result was
doors,when king cotton can no longer portance. It must be brought aboutin ...-- ---- that atter cultivating well, he sold in
mislead the farmer from the true some way, if we are ever to raise from this three three
September, acres,
One Hundred and 'Bushels of
which leads and inde Mr. W. P. Fifty
course to ease our own corn supply. bales .
cotton.I
heavy middling
The of the Horne farmer of Baker Corn Per Acre in Florida.
pendence. experience past a practical believe by intelligent, intensive
year with th lab; rims and almost county, gives the following sensible I. "Queer looks and expressions are farming, that every acre of Leon
endless crop will no doubt call a halt advice in the columns of the Sentinel: often seen! and heard during conversations county land planted to cotton would
with a great many farmers. We be. "Some time ago I promised to tell between visitors to Florida and yield a bale.
lieve in cotton to a certain extent, but the farmers of Baker county- how to old settlers," says a Sara Sota correspondent Where we have been planting forty
we also believe in ample provision make forty bushels of corn per acre of the Manatee Advocate, acres to get ten bales, why not with
crops for) man and beast. We ventureto instead of making ten, as we have "but probably none can be comparedto less expense, plant ten acres and
say that there is not a cotton planterin been in the habit of doing. It is easy the startling look that an experienced gather the same quantity of cotton.-
the State who has found the crop enough done, provided we will preparefor Western farmer gave to one of O. W.: Saxon, in Floridian.
remunerative for the past fifteen years. it. In the first place, we must quit our farmers here, when he receivedthe ------ --.-.
We will go further and say that not planting so much land. Instead of following answer to the question :' Sowing Tobacco Seed-Quantity
more than ten farmers out of every planting forty acres, plant ten and ma- 'How many bushels of corn can you to be Used.
hundred in the State can produce cot- nure it well. Fence off thirty acres raise here on an acre of land, sir?' If your seed are sound-and they
ton exclusively, on a small or large and sow oats on it, or have it for a 'Oh, well, I have raised 150 bushels will pop when placed on a hot stove,
scale, at present prices:, and make both pasture for stock, and fertilize ten here,' was the answer. The Westernman if they are-a large tablespoonful to
ends meet. This is a fact which no acres well, and make as much as we looked thunderstruck, and no fifty square yards of bed-five yardsone
one who is posted will attempt to con- have been making on the forty. Every doubt thought our Florida man out of way by ten the other-are suffi-
trovert, yet our farmers will lay aside farmer should have more or less stockon his senses, or the biggest liar on earth. cient. Where they prove partly un-
nearly all other crops, which is by far the farm, such as horses,cattle, hogs, But the answer to one more question sound more may be used in propor-
the most important, and rush into and not only to use on the farm, but proved to the visitor from the West, tion. Mix well with ashes or fine dry f
cotton up their eyebrows and labor to make manure from. By keepingthe the truth of the statement : 'How in soil and sow broadcast, brushing i in
hard for a long year's time with the stables and lot filled with wire the world did you raise so much corn lightly and then rolling or trampingthe
hope of making out of cotton money grass and muck fiom the creeks or on an acre of such sand banks as bed, which should first be preparedby
sufficient to supply the necessaries of swamps, any farmer can make all the this?' 'Well, sir, nothing is simpler.I burning the ground and breaking
household and farm which they could manure he needs on his farm, and get cow-pened my land, planted sweet lightly with the hoe, taking out all
have through a system of diversified cotton seed to mix with it, by composting potatoes, gathered three hundred the roots, etc. Seed may continueto
crops in half the time and with half and you have the best manure bushels,. exchanged two bushels for be sown till the middle of February.
the labor it requires to complete a that can be made, and also the cheap one bushel of corn, and that is the wayit .. ..-
cotton crop. est. To do this we must not try to was done.' The explanation was Broom Corn.
We have ample markets for the plant the whole country, but take a simple enough, and true, as all of us Any well cultivated lands will pro-
consumption of all the garden and small quantity of land, just what we well know. But visitors can hardly duce good broom corn. By planting
field products of Florida. Look at can manure well, and no more. believe that our ordinary pine: land in April two crops of first-class brush,
the vast amount of pork, beef, poultry, "Now, here is my plan to plant corn would produce anything. It would be may be obtained, with a third of less
eggs, etc., shipped to Florida every on the intensive order. Break up your well for visitors who come.here withan value. Sown in drills three feet apart,
winter season from the great north- land deep in the winter with a turn expectation of settling to rent a requires two pounds to an acre of Flor-
west; enough to make all our ener- plow (broadcast as we call it). The few acres of land and experiment a ida grown seed. With proper cultivation -
getic farmers wealthy in a few years. last of February haul out the manureat little before they condemn our land ; this will be found to be one of the
. Every industrious proprietor of a the rate of thirty or forty cart loads and they would see that even the best paying crops for Florida pine
forty acre farm in the State could per acre. Run off the rows eight feet poorest of our laud. can 'be made to land-J. 0. L., in Fla. Agriculturalist !-
with all ease., furnish'. Jacksonville, and, apart with a six-inch shovel plow at yield a good profit." .

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would not make over twenty cart which I stand ready to prove by sam- 'of young trees is not retarded, and the
The Orane C JJ01le. loads. pIes from the trees, and my orange loss of fruit, which, to some extent,
There was one thing in his first esti- trees look like all others in this vi- every few years may be, yet it is in-
mate that I did not notice, namely, cinity.Mr.. I considerable, when compared to the
Success by Different Methods- the very wide spaces which he leaves Cushing has in his grove twelve income, which you may with certainty
between his rows of trees. Four hun- different varieties, and his trees showto i rely upon.
The Economy of Deadenings. -e-
dred trees for ten acres is only forty be a different species of the orange,
A Fine Grove.
Where, success has been attained byso trees per acre, and makes the rows being of the dwarf varieties, King
many and widely differing methodsas about thirty-five feet apart. This is Naval, Blood, etc., and I have tasted I Ii (From the Palatka News )
in orange culture, Mr. Steele thinksit much the widest space I have ever i them, >some are of fine flavor, some About six years ago Judge Wright
presumptuous to bring forward any heard of: The best authorities seem not :to good, and this has been my ex- bought what is known as the Acosta
the be all through South Florida. I : grant, located just opposite Fort Gates,
plan as only economical and success- now to pretty generally agreed thatit perience
ful one. In maintaing this point and is more profitable to set one hun- have tasted as good oranges in SquireGinns' on the St. Johns river. On the tract
dred Fort Reid, as I ever he found a large wild orange grove
corroborating his former statementson trees per acre. At this distance grove, at
the subject of deadening, he says : they cannot interfere under fifteen or tasted, and some about as sour ; if it next to the river, but too low for all
"One man says that orange trees twenty years, and if at the end of had not been for the name, I wouldas practical l purposes. Mr. E. H. Stearns,
must be set on high dry land, yet Mr. that time, they are found to be crowding soon eat a sour orange.F. who had charge of the place, immedi-
E. H. Hart's grove, one of the most each other, every other tree can be C. M. BOGGESS. ately set to work and cleared up land
4, y flourishing in the State, is on "flat taken out, leaving fifty trees per acre Ogden City; ,Manatee Co.,Fla.,Jan.Z1, 1887.e back of the grove, some fifteen feet
woods" land. The land is drained of in rows thirty feet apart. By this -4 higher than the river, and budded the
course, yet we were told in the DIS- plan you have the advantage of a Our Climate. stocks of the wild trees. As soon as
PATCH, a few weeks ago, that it is so double crop for several years. Co!. Pratt, editor of the Palatka the buds had attained a sufficient
situated that an unusual rise of the There would be plenty of room in a Herald, says : For nearly twenty growth, the stocks were taken up and
river flooded several rows of trees, for thirty-five-foot space for log piles and years we have watched the growth of planted on higher ground. The old
several days, without injury. Another trash, but how about a ten-foot log the orange trees in this section, and orange growers up there laughed at
thinks that "hard-pan" anywhere near pile in a twenty-one foot space ? have noticed the temperature of our him and said the trees would not
the surface is fatal The grow, that the stumps were too old,
surely yet one of e 4 winters during that time. sea-
Effect of Recent Frost in Manatee In and that he was taking all that troublefor
the uniform.
most profitable small groves, of its sons are not altogether
age, in the State, is on flat woods land County-Where Do the Best I 1869 and several years following we nothing. But out of 360 tree onlyone
1 Oranges Grow? was lost, and the others now makeup
where hardpan comes as near the sur- had some very cold weather for this
face that the owner was obliged to diga ,I Editor of FLORIDA DISPATCH: section, and yet the trees were not one of the prettiest and most valua-
hole into it for the tap root of each The appearance of everything this hurt, though in some places the fruit ble groves in the county. This year,
orange tree. Others claim that if you morning does not show that winter is was injured. In some places the notwithstanding the shortness of the
can only set your grove under the past, but if it were not for the tender young trees were stripped of their crop, the grove will yield 3,000 boxesof
shade of live oaks and allow both to buds of the guava that were singedby foliage and the people' more or less oranges, 1,000 of which have
grow together your success is assured. Jack Frost, we could scarcely realize discouraged. But the opening up of a already been shipped. The orangesare
Yet I can show you, in this settlement, that we had had any cold genial spring soon dispelled all f fear:, very fine and luscious, and are
under the brand of
trees that were set five or six years weather. .It has been nothing like and the work of clearing and plantingout sold in the market
: the horseshoe and and
ago, under live oaks, which-have been last year, but quite sufficient to teach trees went on. The maturity of frog, they
carefully tended, washed, fertilized some lessons, one of which is not to the fruit trees during these years satisfied always bring the top prices. The
etc., etc., and are now hardly as large i plant tropical fruits in semi-tropical our people beyond a doubt that I grove now presents a particularly fine
and are certainly not as thriftyas climate. To plant bananas, pine the business of orange growing was no appearance, and the busy men en-
when they were first set out. apples, as paying crops will not do for longer an experiment. From the gaged in gathering and packing or-
Of course, this difference is easily ex- practicable men, though it may do for above period to this, no one has anges make things pretty lively, there.Mulching. .
plained, the one who succeeded when visionaries. If the banana stalk doubted the success of orange growingin ----- -e- -
setting orange trees under oaks, set sprouts out and heads, the heads are Putnam county. The freeze of last .
them on moist low hammock where small and the fruit has no flavor. The winter may be considered a test, the A. Pechard, a foreign gardener ,
there was water enough for all the same can be said of the pine-apples ; worst being realized. Now, as a fac- writes the Sanford Journal in Floridathe
trees, while in the case I have men- they will not do unless covered with tor in this great fruit growing county, trees are mulched, not only againstthe
tioned the grove is on a high bluff near straw or under shelter. no one can for a moment doubt but sun, but against the cold. Please
the St. Johns river where the oak roots That old reliable, the orange, is what the business will not only be examine the effect of that mulchingwith
have to run very deep to find a sup- insensible, and Jack Frost has had no profitable, but the investments will me ; it is done for the purpose of
ply of water, and as they occupied all effect on it or the fruit, as there are pay more than any other product that keeping the soil warm, and truly I
the soil there was nothing left for the many groves in this vicinity that are may be raised in the county. While believe that a good mulch of pine
orange trees. One man advocates full of the golden fruit. It is not the there is everything to encourage the straw preserves the soil and roots from
clean culture at all times, while his purpose of the writer to be sectional, settler that comes into the county, the cold spell, but the effect of it is
neighbor ays that it is suicidal policyto nor do I claim to have oranges supe- there is this to he said : The failures: just the contrary of the purpose. If
expose the soil to the burning suns rior to St. Johns or any other locality; though insignificant, arc owing to the by mulching the roots are kept warm,
of a Florida summer. though I have no nursery stock of a men themselves, who are not adaptedto the cold season does not stop the vege-
All these theories and many more favorite species to sell. Mr. Keasoner the work. No one will doubt this tation, or the circulation of the sap in
have staunch advocates who have suc- claims that the hammock orange in conclusion, for failures in every department the tree, and the cold snap finds the
cessfully carried their ideas into prac and around Manatee Village are superior of agriculture and other bus- tree wet by sap, (all moisture frozen,)
tice.Mr. to all oranges. The writer has iness may be traced to the same cause. and all the parts of the tree which
Adams' first plea and strongest tasted oranges years ago grown in the We knew a man some fifteen years contain some sap die; to the contrary,
argument for planting in deadeningswas counties of Orange, Marion, Polk, I. ago who bought a piece of land near if the surface of the roots is exposed to
on the ground of their economy. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, this place on the river. He had a the cold air the sap remains dormantand
Now he says that he does not work and Manatee\ and it appears to me beautiful situation. After setting out no ordinary cold will kill the treeor
around stumps, but takes them all out incorrect to say that a particular locality his trees and building his house, he part of it. So I say again, mulch-
when he cuts the timber. If he can produces oranges of a superior had to spend unnecessary sums of ing in no case will benefit the orange
ge> the stumps of dead pines dug out flavor. That there is a vast differencein money in furnishing his house, and in tree; but if you pull up the material
cheaper than the stumps of green ones the flavor of oranges I am free to this way soon found himself out of with which you mulch in an odd place,
while the timber is standing, he must admit, but there are many places that means, his credit gone and not long and let it decay, and when decayedyou
have a very different class of laborers produce as good oranges as Manatee after his home was gone. The same spread it on the surface of the
from those round in this part of the Village. I planted the seed and now place could not be bought now for grove and turn it under, then you will '
State. have a grove of 100 bearing trees ; less than fifteen thousand dollars, all augment the fertility of your grove
He asserts that eighty tons of green they are not all seedlings, many are which the former occupant might by the vegetable matter transformedinto
pine timber will make eighty tons of lemon stalks, and I grafted them from I have had. As a business you may plant food.
fertilizer when it is rotten enough to one favorite tree bearing fruit, pecu- I rely upon it. It will pay you hand- e .
plow under. Any one who has ever liarly shaped for an orange ; they are somely. And in so far as the dangerof The sour root gets the sap into circulation -
handled green pine and rotten pine shaped like a pear, and no one can cold is concerned, there can be no quicker after a frost than the
will see the diflerence. It shrinks in discern any difference in the flavor, fear of failure. Every five or six sweet, and the speedy restoration of
bulk and dries out in weight until the whether f from the old tree or those years a cold snap comes and is followed the circulation of the sap in a frozen
eighty tons would not, by the most grafted on the Florida lemon, and Iam by other degrees of cold that looks I tree is vital to its preservation. Therefore -
liberal estimate, weigh over twenty confident the stock has nothing todo scary. But we note that the good I I the hardiest stock is safest for the
tons, and probably. not over ten, and!! with i the flavor of the orange, I seasons come and for years the growth I budded top.FEBRUARY .-Ex. -
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the first the I of frosts is the Mulching Strawberries.The .
season was one to ripen on damaging passed by

Orchard: and garden place. If Mr. Livingston could have latter part of January, and it is at mulching of strawberry beds

r ,,. only kept still, I could have sent him that time that the shrewd gardener r i should be put off just as long as possi-
--------- I a few of the treys, and they would have i will begin to plant his cucumbers, for( 1 ble, for it has a great tendency to draw

Figs. come with a label on them just what' the earlier he gets them into market, I crickets, which feed on the tender buds.

Harrison Reed says : The Brown they were (as it is not named yet), the larger will he his profit. The best i We notice that a number of planters

. Smyrna is common to FJorida and and then when I got out of this hurrying method of planting is to put the seeds :, have already given their berry patchits

variously styled the Celeste, Celestial, place I could have explained to on a level, or if the land is very high, I Ito last working, and are mulchingthem

Sugar or Smyrna. It is the smallestof him all about it ; but he has kicked plant them in a water furrow or i, but we do not think they will

our figs and is all that the California the whole thing over, I expect ; and trench. Use only well decomposed I be the most profitable. The young

committee pronounce it for again I repeat I am sorry manure, as fresh manure will cause :. strawberry plants thrive on thorough

quality.The I 1 will say lo him that if he knows t the plants to "fire-up." Plant the cultivation, and to enable them to pro-

White Smyrna is our common anything about peach culture, and he teed about fifteen or twenty inches I duce the best crop this should be keptup

yellow or light green fit, very productive will come to Mr. Bidwell's place about apart, and leave three or lour plant* I Ito until the first berries are grown,

and excellent for drying, crystnl- the 15th of May, and see what Mr. the "hill." If there is the lean | then the mulch can follow, and a bet-

izing, canning, or pickling or eating Bidwell's new family of peaches are danger of frost after the plants are up, ;i ter crop assured.Florida Agriculturist. -

fresh prepared for the table,as peaches, I doing-1 say if he will do that-he keep a supply of palmetto leaves on ,.

with sugar and cream. will, in his heart, say he is sorry, too, hand, and cover each hill. This ia !! .-.-. .,
i he Purple Brunswick answers to that he wrote that epistle for{ the Dig I not a very difficult task, as one hand, :' The Kelsey in South Florida.Mr. ..

be our large purple fig which i is the PATCH of January 24th.JAMES I if necessary, can cover several acres I R. PI. Burr of Polk county,

most productive and continuous, bear. MOTT. during a night, and by so doing may J Ji speaking of the Kelsey plum, says
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from June until frost. Its coloris jmmmji --- ---- make the trucker dol
ing i save or many that the first trees planted in his sec-
no objection, as in preparing for Blackberries and Raspberries. lars. After the vines begin to : ro-I tion were upon peach roots ; they bore

market the thin colored cuticle disap correspondent, W. C. Steele, duce rough leaves, the system of stopping \ fruit of good quality in one year after

pears and leaves the body of the fig of Switzerland, Florida, writes the should be resorted to. This is I planting, but made only moderate

white and perfect. Farm and Fireside that wild blackberries highly recommended by the most successful growth. Buds inserted in natural

Our Brown Turkey i is not so com are so abundant in Florida that growers of the cokes and con- plum stock an inch in diameter grew

monly grown, is a finer grain, more the cultivation of improved varietieshas sists simply in pinching off the extrem- off' finely ; those inserted in the fall of

solid and better for transportation been almost entirely neglected. ity of the vines, which stops the growth, 1885 being from seven to nine feet

fresh than either gave the small Brown They can be grown here as success- I ond causes them to expend their energy high by four to six feet across, not-
Smyrna. It is larger than the latter fully as at the North and will undoubt- in producing fruit..1'X"in t withstanding the fact that the young

and of a lighter color. edly prove very profitable.An Florida Agriculturist. \ shoots were pinched back frequentlyto
We have also a black fig which. is extra early variety, the Lu 're- >_e_. !. insure stocky growth. He has

of good quality and size, hardy and tia, for example, which is very large, Bidwell's Early Flat Peach. i iI great hopes of the Kelsey in South
well. of excellent and herein I Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
produces quality ripens FJorida.
Although in ill-liealth, without
If had ten thousand of May, could be sent to Northern I .
we acres strength to attend to own business, -- -- ----
my
land in Los Angeles county plantedto markets and would probably sell for .I I am daily answering letters from per Celery.In .

figs we could not supply the Eastern very high: prices ; while the Wilson's I sons desirous of knowing when and addition to the success with ce-
demand for the fruit if Early, Kittatinny, etc., would always !I
properly
how to plant best varieties, what fer- ; lery, reported for Mr. Nelson, near
sell
well in home markets.
dried, canned or cr'stalized.-Rurall our Any tilizers to use, and) when to bud the I Ocala, I have seen very good celery
I blackberries set on high lands would
Californian.The II different varieties for fruit I
I : etc. this winter, that was grown near Hi-
need to be mulched the
heavily or
possibilities of the South Atlan- If Mr. B. F. Livingston had taken bernia, Clay county.
fruit would he liable to suffer from
crop the trouble to write to Mr. Mott or Thus far have
own experiments
tic and Gulf States are very great in .! drouth in summer. my
myself, asking what was meant by resulted in failure. I cannot get the
I The is another fruit
this direction. raspberry
I Bidwell's Early Flat Peach, he would seed to germinate in hot weather andit
The common fig tree (Ficus Carica) which, it has been claimed, could not have received a civil reply. To those I must be started in August to be
be in Florida.I .
is "the most hardy of half a thousand grown who wish for information I would say I ready for market in December.Will .
have been with
recorded species of Ficus."-Mueller. of the hest varieties experimenting and it is one of my new seedlings, similar ; not some one, who has been
thoughI
some
,
in shape to the Peen-to, and has noth- successful, give his method of
It is native of the grow-
a warm temperate am not yet prepared to ussert that
ing to do with the variety named Bid- ing the plants ?
regions of the orient and delights in a they will succeed still I have great well's Early. I regret that any con- ---.----

a rich clayey soil, but they succeedin faith that we shall eventually have fusion has occurred in the names, and Tar as a Protection from Frost.A .

other formations, even in the sandsof plenty of red raspberries and possibly trust the coming season when fruit is Louisiana writes
black. I correspondent :
some eaw some thrifty
Florida and the southern coast of bushes of both kinds in Baker very county, ripe to have the different kinds, of' "One of my neighbors on the coast
which I have five, round or in shape
Australia. I but like tried the experiment of putting tar
I; they were, my own, too similar besides 'I
to an ordinary peach,
"The will of fruit to certainly that they will around the trunks of two or three of
fig produce a crop young say the flat ones named and description I I
his trees they were the only trees that
be ;
than tree cultivatedin profitable.I
sooner any now the nomenclature committee.
given by .1.1I
Southern California." have planted some seed and have A. J. BiDWELL. survived the cold of last year. As the

!! already one plant of a red variety. I I Orlando, Fla., Jan.2,1&.7Panasoffkee; experiment was on a very limited
A New Family of Peaches. have great hopes that seedliags will I scale, and the tar might be injurious, I

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : be grown which will add this delicious I Ahead. have thought it might be well for you

About that little note I wrote Mr. berry to our list of summer fruits. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: I II to find out through your paper if any

B. F. Livingston, January 5th, in re i Our greatest hope and best prospect I We are pleased to learn that our I other party had ever tried it. The
of Panasoffkee
ply to him about Mr. Bidwell's peaches, I i I for success in peach growing and the |enterprising neighbors I II tar was put on about two feet, commencing -
I regret very much that he was so 'cultivation i! of Northern grapes lies in I are making a success of strawberry at the ground."
and hope they will soon .
growing, .
pro-
much exercised it that he was varieties from .seed
over I I originating new
!! duce to enable them to
enough command -
Stand The .
by Exchange.Let
constrained to write an epistle about : planted here. Such seedlings will be
suitable for
means -
it. I think I have had to answer I much more likely to adapt themselvesto I j transportaI the men who have confidencein
I The of Alachua do not
about three hundred just about such the soil and climate than varieties.l', growers I it back the Exchange financially.
excited over a quart or so of ber-
letters written the past month, and which came from the North. get I i Let them ship their fruit by the Ex-
:ries still they rejoice with
that in the and of -_ ; young Success will follow.
too, hurry worry I change. Let
j over their success, and, after
four times much business I could Cucumbers for Florida. growers I the fail and Florida
as as I I Exchange orange
all, who knows but small patches and
do and do it well and if Mr. doubt the I will have lost its
r' Without
; now, most profitable returns by telegram will the i iI !! growing profit as a
Livingston will pardon me for not vegetable raised in Florida is the cu i most profitable this season ?prove But we |: certainty; and we shall be at the
him and that I of the tendernessof I I of chance it
explaining to saying cumber. On account feel compelled to caution the public mercy as may dictate.
did not, dare not, promise any more of the plant, it is impossible to plant I against accepting new ideas touchingthe We say, have pluck} and stand by the

Bidwell's early peach trees (for there cucumbers in the north until the sea- I matter of mulching, which our Exchange: and the publicspiritedmen

i ip a limit, you know, to most things), son is far advanced, and for this reason I friend so enthusiastically ad- who have given their time and

and also telling him all about some they can be shipped into the northern young vauces. P. .II money to save the business !Seville

other peaches ,,that Mr. Bidwell has, market before the gardeners of that 1! Arredondo Fla.,January :31,1S87. IlIdependp.nt.I .
that we are very sanguine are valua- section have prepared their ground, I ----- --_._

ble ; among them is one that is flat, i. and it is needless to say that they At Archer, the Kelsey plum is receiving -: Bradford( ( county netted iwenty-two

but not near as ill-shaped as thePeento -I. bring remarbable prices.In a large share of our horticul-.I cents a quart for her strawberries ]last

as large as three Peen-tos, and last this section of Florida all danger I I turists' attention. se.tson.


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In our conversations with others, This is valuable for specimens of to a stiff froth and whipped up with
rIoIIle! Interests.: and in an experience of nearly twenty I iron when fractured, for in a moderately the juice of a lemon, relieves hoarseness -
years here, we have found only two I dry place the lime will not and soreness of the chest at once,
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. items incident to this country whichare II want renewing for years, as it will absorb taken by the teaspoonful half hourly.

--- ,------.--- i I spoken of as hardships, and these: a large quantity of moisture. The juice of two lemons taken in
Privations."Why we will speak of another time. Articles in use should be placed in : half glass of water before each mealis

should we I ,I a box nearly filled with thoroughly a powerful remedy for rheumatism,
Anticipate our sorrows, 'tis like those Diphtheria.Editor pulverized slacked lime. Before using and I it is also considered almost a specific
Who die for fear of death." II
HOME INTERESTS: them they should be well rubbed with for( intermittent fever. The juiceof
After reading Mrs. Mattack's inter- It is a fact that while diphtheria is I a woolen cloth. HATTIE R. one lemon, taken three times a dayin
esting account of pioneer life in our epidemic in the North and that fifty I a cup of clear, strong coffee, will
last issue, we were led to inquire: deaths in New York City alone in one i I often cure chills and fever when the
- What are the privations of life in week is not an uncommon occurrauce, The Virtues of Borax. disease is stubborn and unyielding to
Florida, and how will they compare yet Florida has been comparatively The washerwomen of Holland and all other remedies.
in this respect, with the West:! and free from this disease ; nevertheless we Belgium, so proverbially clean, and The pulp of a lemon bound on for
Northwest at the present day, and we are liable to have it. Two childrencame who get up their linen so beautifullywhite three successive nights is said to cure
could not but conclude that in irost here from North Carolina and use refined borax as washing corns, and a few pearl shirt buttons,
respects the comparison was favorableto were both taken sick as. soon as they powder instead of soda, in the propor dissolved in the juice of one lemon
Florida. arrived, the disease!! proved to be diph- tion of one large handful of borax forms a thick, creamy ointment that
Some twenty years ago Solon Robin- theria in a mild form, several others powder to about ten iallou& of boiling will almost surely cure them. So we
son, then connected with the New took it and one little girl near here water ; they save in soap nearly half. find the medicinal properties of the
York Tribune, wrote a series of articles died with it ; we think this never All of the large washing establish- lemon are many and varied ; their
for that paper on "Florida,, and would have happened had the child ments adopt the same mode. For value in culinary art is also great.
who should go there." In cloiiug his been properly treated with sulphur laces, cambrics, etc., an extra quaintityof The rind, thinly pared off is an agreea-
letters he says: "Let all those per which is a specific for fungus growth the powder is used, and for crinolines ble flavoring for custards, creams and
sons who are prepared on occasion to either in animal or vegetable life. (requiring to be made stiff), a blanc mange. It should be cooked in
be their own mechanics, teacher, min There are no local causes here for strong solution is necessary. Borax the milk and removed before the
ister, lawyer, and above all their own its disease; for' this reason it will not being a neutral salt, does not in the other ingredients are added. The yellow -
doctor, go to Florida, the more the prove malignant if rightly treated in slightest degree injure the texture of rind only is fit for use-the white
better ; they can go and prosper." the commencement. If we are pre- I the linen ; the effect is to soften the part is always bitter. 9
In the course of twenty years this pared to meet it we shall not fear its water, and therefore it should be kept'
State has very greatly changed, and is foe. S. L. REED. on every toilet table. .To the taste it FOR SUDDEN HOARSENESS.

undoubtedly, destined to change more The above suggestion in regard to is rather sweet, i is used for cleaningthe "Roast a lemon in the oven, turningnow
rapidly in the next decade, yet in a the virtues of sulphur shouldbe hair, i is an excellent dentrifice, and and then that all sides may be .
measure, his words are still applicable noted. We suppose all contageoui in hot countries is used( in combinationwith equally cooked. It should not crackor
; for it is the independent, self: diseases can be disseminated to an extent tartaric acid and bi-carbonate of burst, but be soft all through. Take
reliant people who are the model as in this case above narrated, i soda as a cooling beverage. Good tea the lemon while very hot, cut a piece
pioneers.But evidently the two children had contracted cannot be made with hard water ; all from the top, fill it with as much
why wish to have everythingjust the disease in North Carolina, water may be made soft by adding a sugar as it will hold, and eat on goingto
as it was in our former home ; in as they were taken down with it immediately tea poonful of borax powder to an or bed." .
some respects that was not satisfactoryelse upon their arrival. We dinary sized kettle of water, in whichit .
we should not be here. cannot call to mind another instanceof should boil. The saving in quantityof Recipes.
If in feeble health change is what diphtheria in our State, this diseaseis tea will be at least one-fifth.-px-
BEEF SOUP.-Put three pounds of
need if unsuccessful in business
we or chane.
is desirable."A not incident to our climate.ED.. beef and bone in four quarts of cold
change generally
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man's life cousisteth not in the H. I. water..* _let_ _it_ come_____ to__ a n boil_ ____ and n__ then____
Insect Bites.
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abundance of the things that he pos- Perfection.Let ----w-- simmer five hours. Salt it, and when
sesseth and man's social EDITOR HOMK IXTfausTS: : : cold remove the cake of fat from the
no standingin
Florida his all young mothers who expect The FLORIDA DISPATCH is a wel- top and the sediment from the bottom.
depends upon present
We call mind their children to be model children as come visitor at our house. I have It will keep a week in cold weather ;
surroundings. to one
of these homes in :Florida which was soon as they can speak plain, read the been much interested in some of the a little may be heated each day, and
the centre of attraction to the country following lined which" we have pickedup I lettere from your correspondents. If by flavoring differently will make
round; true, the board house was "somewhere. I! all the sisters would "speak:: out" we many changes. It is well to add a
there, the floor even was made of com- WHEN MAMMA WAS A LITTLE GIRL. could :soon see if the "discontents" are small onion and a sprig of celery an
boards the whole almost When Mamma was a little girl, I in the majority. The beautiful weatherwe hour before the stock is done. If
mon unadorned -
(Or so they say to me.) have had here has greatly im- vegetables are a lowed, a few
; yet what was the secret? She never used to romp and run, spoon-
Simply this. The mistress of that Nor Nor shout climb and an!scream orange with tree noisy fun proved my health. I have been fuls of tomato may be added one day,
Florida mansion was superior to cir- She always kept her hair in curl- greatly disappointed: in reganl to in- a spoonful of peas another, and on the
cumstances; she was cultivated to the When Mamma! was a little girl. sects as I had been led to believe that third, a little macaroni.
\"hCllIanulla was a little girl they were terrible. At pone seasons
she could take broader
where
point a It to her BEEF CRoqu 'rES.-Two of
( seems you see.) > cups
find the
of the
view of life and the advent of She never used to tumhle down year we mosquitoes
upon cold beef fine half
Nor: break her doll, nor tear her gown, troublesome. I enclose you a recipe chopped very a
visit..rshad something more interest- Nor drink her papa's tea. bread
of crumbs two
one
,
ing with which to entertain them than She learned to knit, 'plain,' 'seam' and 'purl,' which is excellent to have in the houseif cup eggs
of Worcestershire
When Mamma was a little girl. needed. tablespoonful ,
the privations living in board houses, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix the
i But Grandma !says-it must he true;
which are all right and proper as a "How fast the seasons l o'er us whirl! FOR INSECT BITES. meat and bread together, add the
temporary expedient, and what is Yourlumma When she was, dear Grandma's, vas just little like you girl! Three parts of olive oil, two parts of seasoning, and the moisten with the
more to the point, may be very com- -.- penny-royal, one part ammonia and egg. If the compound is still to dry
fortable with a fireplace in the corner, Rust. one of glycerine. To be well shaken I work in a little melted butter. With
and lightwood so "handy." The weekly Editor Home Interests: before applying to the hands or face. flavored hands form the compoundinto
meetings of the Shakesperian Club was I have noticed that steel knives and Avoid petting the mixture into the croquettes, roll these t first in egg,
truly a delight in that house, and who forks, and all metal utensils for house- I eyes. Yours in interests of Florida. then in cracker crumbs, and fry to a
had time or thought for privation hold use, are more liable to rust here I MRS. R. S. good brown.A .

We were all comfortable, and more ; than in other places where I have I -----...--- ---
we were "jolly." lived. Perhaps it is the close prox very nice breakfast dish is made
The fact that one is able here to getaway imity to the sea which causes this. I Lemons. by chopping remains of yesterday'sroast
from the "tyranny of fashion"has herewith send you directions for the Among the many ways in which very tine and seasoning: well ;
saved many a life ; the idea of preventing of rust, which may be of lemons can be used to advantage are then take some mashed potato, mix
being able to dress in the morning for use to some reader of the Dn PATCII. the following, gathered from various one or two raw eggs with it until it is
the day, in whatever is most comfort- All steel articles can be perfectly I I I sources : like a paste and can be spread out,
able, without comment or criticism is preserved from rust by putting a 1 I Hot lemonade, with flaxseed simmered sprinkle it with flour, and cut out
a great relief to many an overtaxed lump of freshly burnt lime in the ; in it for half an hour, then round cakes ; put a tablespoonful or
mother, and to those who are too feeble I drawer in which they are kept. It strained and sweetened, is excellent ,, more of the meat upon one cake ; lay
to "keep up with fashion," as also : the things are to be moved (as a gun I t j for a cold, but, as it produces perspira-i another over it and press the edges
to those who have weightier -natterson in its case), put the lime in a muslin I ation-it should be taken only upon re- 'together II and fry in hot lard or beef
hand. bag. I tiring. The white of an egg, beaten dripping until a delicate brown.



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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. I follow close, bent on "getting there" I Ii Auxilliary Associations, with a Secretary Exchange said reduction to take effect:

n i as soon as she does, if we can't out- i who shall be daily, or as often as I from October 1st, 1887.

r- A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. strip her.When. necessary, instructed fully as to the This motion was carried by a unanimous -
condition of the markets. vote.
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Contents. That they be further instructed to Mr. I D. G. Ambler then offered the
why not send the exhibitive entire to circular forth the
a setting necessity -
Afarketing Selling our Oranges, Area of prepare following( resolution :
ing Profitable Product Orange Will Never Growing Exceed Narrow-2,500- Chicago ? and from there to Sacra of one agency for the shipment, I Resolved, That the Board of Directors -

JUO Boxes, No Danger of OverProduc mento. No one will question the distribution and sale of all Florida be and they are hereby authorizedto

Thing tion, ,The Some Fruit Improvements Exchange Suggested a Good- benefit it would be to Florida, the grown oranges, and urging the neces- apply to the Legislature of the Stateof
; The Exchange, a Criticism; Stock sity both through said circular and Florida for a special charter author-
Subscription: Why the People Must thing will resolve itself into a ques- s.1id auxilliaries for each
Pay High Prices for American Fruit; orange- izing the Florida Fruit Exchange to
. .. tion of the funds.
Concentration 13.1The procuring necessary grower in the State pledging himselfto engage in different branches of busi-

Plant Farm Com-Diversified; 150;( Bushels Crops of; Corn How per to Nothing can be hoped for from the State ship his oranges through such agency ness and to increase the capital stockto

Acre in Florida; Millet and Sorghum; government, it is not organized on the (unless the grower can sell his fruit to an amount not to exceed $100,000.in .
A Bale of Cotton to the Acre; Sowing
Tobacco Seed, Quantity to be Used; extensive plan. Have we public a buyer in the State), and if possible, shares of ten dollars each, and allowing -
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Broom Corn secure these pledges before the crop of the present stockholders to
The Orange Grove-Success by Different spirited citizens enough to it
carry 1887 be for market.
Methods, the Economy of Deadenings; ready surrender their original certificates of _
Effect of the Recent Frost in Manatee through ? Californians are a unit on This resolution was carried unani- stock and receive in lieu thereof
Count ', Where do the Best Oranges paid
Grow; Our Climate; a Fine Grove; matters of this kind and are not afraidto mously.Mr. stock certificates to the amount of the
Mulching 135 Greenleaf then addressed the
down into their assessment already paid.
go pockets as deepas
Orchard and Grove-Figs; a New Family
members and called their attention
of Peaches; Blackberries and Rasp the circumstances We to On motion, the resolution was unan-
berries Cucumbers in Florida; Bid- require. the importance of unity. He said .
well's I Flat Peach Panasoll'kee imously adopted.The
Early ; can never hope to compete success- that there stake in the
Ahead; lUulchlngStrawlJcrrles; Celery lau was more at meeting then adjourned for
Home Interests-Privations; Dlptherla; fully until we make up our minds to success of the Fruit Exchange than dinner.
Perfection; Rust;Virtues Borax;
Insect Bites; Lemons; Recipes .. 137 spend money to advertise our advan- the majority of our grower dreamedof. AFTERNOON SESSION.
Editorial-On to Chicago; Florida Fruit tages. Shall we to Chicago and He mentioned the fact that if the The new Board of Directors held
Exchange, Important Meeting of go
Stockholders, Commission Chargesand in remain Exchange had received the full support their meeting for the election of officers
Cost of Shares to be Reduced; compete open contest, or at of the during the present
growers and transaction of other business. Major -
Southern Hints .
the Care of Forestry Tools Congress. . ; on las home sucking our thumbs in the happy season the market would not be so Norris presided, with Mr. D. Green-

Publisher's", Department 13fl assurance that our oranges are the badly overstocked with foreign fruit. leaf acting as Secretary. The follow-

Livestock Clover Lespedeza New Forage Striata Plant: Jerseys, Japan or best in the world even if the world The impression was given out early in ing officers were reelected :

Holsteins 140Floridiana don't think so.FLORIDA the season that the Florida crop was George R. Fairbanks, President ;
-The Lower St. Johns; the short, this no doubt caused heavy George H. Norris, Vice-President A.
Dlsston Purchase, Effects of the Big -- -- -- --- ;
. Sale and Drainage Operations in South FRUIT EXCHANGE. shipments of foreign fruit much earlier M. Ives, General Manager and Treas-

Florida; Notes. from t5umt.er. ; the. Everglades ..-. 141 than would have been the case had urer ; M. P. Turner, Secretary ; S. J.
the facts been known. If the
Poultry-Poultry for Florida Plymouth true Bradley Auditor.
; Important Meeting of Stockholders. ,
Rocks for the Farm; Items 142 worked together and assistedthe '
growers 1 he following resolution was offered
Commission and Cost
Charges
California-Cold Florida; Ocean Temperature informationas .
; Too Much Water; Ruzzings I Exchange by giving and carried :
Shares be Reduced.
.. .. I of to
from the Sacremento Bee. 143 to the quantity of fruit their groves Resolved, That the General Manager -

Irrigation-Aquaculture gation and Drainage in Combined Florida;, Sub-Irrl- I The second annual meeting of the would probably produce, then the Ex- be instructed to give notice that

Irrigation; Irrigation; Information stockholders of the above named com change would have distributed the information I the Exchange will not receive ship-
.
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'Vanted. 141Nut puny was held at the Exchange officein widely, and in so doing, ments of?vegetables.The .
Chestnut
Trees-The Japan Experi-
ences with Nut '1 rees; Pecan;Culture 14:; this city, Wednesday, February 1st. would no doubt have deterred the for- :Directors then adjourned and
Apiary-From the Apiaries; Honey In The meeting was called to order by eign shippers from rushing their fruit the called
Florida .. ... .133On general meeting was to
Vice President Norris, and the roll into competition with the Florida order, when the election of officers was
to Chicago. showed two hundred and sixty six fruit. As it is now the foreign ship- announced and approved.

One of the best strokes of policyever shares out of a total of five hundredwas pers are being badly slaughtered while Resolutions of thanks were then
represented.After Florida is not faring much better. voted the President and VicePresident -
made by the managers of Southern reading the minute of the Col. Burbridge then said the time and Mr. D. Greenleaf. There r'

California's boom, and they have last annual meeting the Secretary read had corne when Florida growers should being no further business, meeting ad-

made some very shrewd moves, was the General Manager and Treasurer's provide storage facilities for the fruitin journed.

the Citrus Fair held last spring in report. The General Manager\ stated large quantities, and he suggestedthat Owing to an unforeseen accident,

Chicago it advertised their section that owing to the meeting being heldat the Executive Committee be instructed President Fairbanks was unable to be
a time when the business was very to take this matter up, and present and his absence was very much
throughout the Middle and Western heavy he was unable to make a state- also investigate the various preserving regretted. His address to the mem-

States:; where the centre of populationnow ment in full of the operation of the processes for preserving oranges.Mr. bers was also] received too late to come

lies, and to. this perhaps, more present season's fruit business. The Greenleaf said that these mat- before tue meeting.

than to any other one thing, may be report, however, contained a full statement ters were already being considered by -.- .--
of the vegetable business duringthe the management, and that partieswere f
attributed the unusual interest and increased
of 1886. The showedan The Southern Forestry Congress.
season report now in the city who would givean
) volume of travel to war J increase in the shipments through exhibition of their preserving pro- The second annual session of the

Southern California this season.' the Exchange of about fifty per cent. cess immediately after adjournment of Southern Forestry Congress will be

North California is emulating the in favor of the present season as com the meeting.On held at DeFuniak Springs, Fla., the
with for the motion it then decided site of the Florida Feb-
pared shipments corres- was to Chautauqua,
Southern part of the State in the mat-
ponding period last season. On mo- proceed with an election of Directorsfor ruary 15th to 19th inclusive. Amongthe
ter of raising citrus fruits, and in mak- tion, the report was received and or- the ensuing year. On motion, the speakers announced are Hon. J.

ing every possible effort to publish the dered filed. Chairman appointed a committee to Sterling Morton, of Nebraska, Hon.B. .

advantages, and the claimed advant- The reference by the General Man\ select and report nine members to serveas G. Northrup, of Connecticut, Hon.C. .

ages, of the northern end of the State ager's report to the vegetable business Directors. This committee sug- R. Pringle, of Georgia; Mr. James
lengthy and animated the members of Tennessee Prof. A. H. Cur-
for settlement. In December they brought on a gested following : Byars, ,
discussion as to the advisability of the D. Greenleaf, Duval county ; G. R. tiss, of Florida, United States Com-
held a mammoth Northern California Exchange continuing the handling of Fairbanks, Nassau county ; M. J. missioner of Agriculture, Hon. Norman -

citrus fair in Sacramento, which as vegetables, and after considerable discussion Doyle, Orange county ; Geo. H. Nor- J. Coleman, has been invited, andis

soon as it was over was taken to Chi- for and against the question, ris, Volusia county ; J. D. Mitchell, expected. Mrs.Ellen Call Long, of

cago entire.A on motion of Mr. D. G. Ambler, the Halifax River ; B. M. Baer, Sumter Tallahassee, Fla., will welcome the
matter was referred to the Board of county ; W. E. Stanton, Putnam county i delegates for Florida. Delegates have
few succeed in this world
people Directors, with power to act. ; T. W. Moore, St. Johns county ; been appointed by the Governors of
by carving out a new and original way The following resolution was pre Col. Robert Bullock, Marion county.On nearly all of the Southern States.

for themselves and leading off therein, sented by the Rev T. W. Moore : motion, the report of the.committee Music will be furnished under the direction -

but more succeed by ingeniously following Resolved, That the Executive Com- was received, and the above of Prof. C. C. Case, of Cleve-

improving, adapting the mittee of the Florida Fruit Exchangebe named gentlemen declared elected.A land, Ohio, assisted by a local chorus
way instructed and authorized to form, motion was then made by Mr. I and a fine cornet band. During the
already marked out. If we can't lead if possible in each county in the-State, Pomeroy to reduce the commission I session there will be a "trte planting,"

California don't let's throw up the or if necessary in each considerable charges from ten per cent. to eight I when trees will be planted to the

sponge and go off mumping,but rather district devoted to growing the orange, per cent. on all matter handled by the I memory of distinguished Americans.



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The opening services connected with with sponge or rag, and let dry. Then ble, and perfectly cleaned ; it is after ;; Look Here, Florida Bargain Seekers!

the third annual session of the Flor- : another coat of paint is applied, and i wards rubbed off. This has. been well ; Are you looking for paying investments
either TOWN lots
ida will take the another if until the and tested for and : adjoining (Railroad
Chautauqua place on again necessary, proved many years, Stations; on navigable rivers; or front-
third day of the session, and on the color becomes as dark as desired is particularly well suited for plan. : ing on beautiful salt-water Bays or

fourth day delegates will have the When dry it is washed with water, al- ished and Russia iron surfaces, which i ii Harbors? On Orange Groves, or wild

pleasure of listening loa lecture by lowed to dry again, and the surface i a slight rust is apt to injure very sen- I lands from one to one million acres"P If

the renowned Southern evangelist, the polished with boiled linseed oil. The :, ously. so, send for "The Orange Grove, a
monthly journal published in the interest
Rev. Sam. P. Jones. Delegates desiring antimony chloride must be as nearly I Rust Removers.. Cover the metal of Lands in Florida,-only one dollar a

to secure reduced rates over the neutral as possible. with sweet oil well rubbed in, and al- I', year-Sample copy FREE. Addres,

railroads are requested to send their 5. To keep tools from rusting, take low to stand for forty-eight hours ; I THE ORANGE GROVE,

names, addresses, and stations from one-half ounce camphor, dissolve in smear with oil applied freely with a Liverpool-- -,.Manatee- -- -Co., Fla.

which they start, to Mr. C. C. Banfill, one pound melted lard; take off the feather or a piece of cotton ,vool, after Grape Vines should always be moved

DeFuniak Springs, Fla. Rates' at scum and mix it in as much fine rubbing the steel. Then rub with un- before the buds start. As they often begin

hotels and boarding houses are $1 to black lead graphite) as will give it slacked lime reduced to as fine a pow- to grow in February in this State,

$3 per day. Copies of the full pro- an iron color. Clean the tools and der as possible. those Address wishing vines W.should C. STEELE order at once

gramme can be had by addressing Mr. smear with this mixture. After 2. Immerse the article to be cleaned Switzerland;,Fla.

Banfill as above. twenty-four hours rub clean with a for a few minutes, until the dirt and -- -- -e-

S4 soft linen cloth. The tools will keep rust is taken off, in a strong! solutionof 500 Sicily Lemon Trees| inch in diameter -

Hints on the Care of Tools. clean for months under ordinary cir- potassium cyanide, say about one- 2 to 4 feet high, young, thrifty
The following hints on the best stock/guaranteed O. K.
cumstances. half ounce in a wine glassful of water ;
means of keeping tools in good condi- 6. Put one quart fresh-slacked lime, take it out and clean it with a toothbrush A.Jacksonville H. MANVILLE, Fla.,

tion, are from the Building and En- one-half pound washing soda, one- with some paste composed of 4

gineering Times of London. half pound soft soap in a bucket, and potassium cyanide, castile soap, whit- Geo. E. Snow, of East Lake, states
Wooden Parts-The wooden partsof sufficient water to cover the articles; ing and water mixed into a paste of that he is better satisfied with Williams
tools, such as the stocks of planes in the tools } of Clark & Co.'s Orange Tree Fertilizer
put as soon as possible about a consistency thick cream. than he has used
any in eight years' experience
and handles of chissels often madeto
are after use, and wipe them up next with orange tree fertilizer.
have a nice appearance by French let them remain until .
morning, or PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. --- ---e-| ----

polishing ; but this adds nothing to wanted. ._ Cuttings of three varieties of the Fig
--- -- -
-- '- furnished hundredSmall
their durability. A much better plan to order at $2 per
: 7. Soft-soap, with half its weight of
: THE KLOK1DA DISPATCH cuttings of six sent by mail,
is let inches
to them soak in linseed oil for a of mixture in
pearlash, one ounce !is a 20 to 2-page weekly; ,devoted to AGRICULTURE post paid. H. REED>.
week, and rub them with a cloth for a about one gallon boiling water, is in HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY and IMMIGRATION 'Box 253 Jacksonville Fla.
in FLORIDA and the COAST BELTof
few minutes for week .
every day a or every day use in most engineer's the SOUTHERN STATES.Snbscriptton. --- --- --- -

two. This produces a beautiful surface shops in the drip cans used for turn- ,Kates.' Guns, Ammunition, ]
and the same time exerts a solidi- ing long articles bright in wroughtiron Per Annum,$:!.00. Six Months,$].00. Three Everyone in want of anything in this
Months, 50c. line should write for to
fying and action the prices
preservative on and steel. Tne work, though Kemittiiiice ROCKWELL & KINNE, '
wood. and business correspondence should be ad-
constantly moist does not rust, and dressed Successors to Nichols. Rockwell & Co.,
Iron Parts-Rust preventives. The bright nuts are immersed in it for toCHAS.. W. DACOSTA, Publisher, 38 West Bay street

following recipes are recommendedfor days till wanted, and letaiu their Jacksonville, Florida.To 1-.-4

preventing rust on iron and steel polish. Advertisers. Good male agents for the sporting out

surfaces: 8. Melt slowly together six ounces The DISPATCH is TIlE LEADING AGRICULTURAL fits advertised by E. S. Morgan
JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a K.H
1. Caoutchouc oil is said to have or eight ounces lard to one f.unce resin, large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe
States and countries Groves where Williams, Clark & Co.'s
efficient in United foreign
and
proved preventing rust, stirring till cool when it is semi-fluid .
; wherever the interest is turned Southward.It Orange Tree Fertilizer has been used are
to have been adapted' by the German it is ready for use. If too thick, it is ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUMS looking finely. -
IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Estate
army. It only requires to be spread witha may be further let down by coal oil Nurseries, Transportation lines Banks, .

piece of flannel in a very t ,in layer or benzine. Rubbed on bright sur- Hotels and to reach those our branches winter wherein visitors it or is our desirable ('Save Money's

over the metallic surface, and allowedto faces ever so thinly it preserves the rapidly Increasing permauent population. By writing for special offer of LeConte
..... ---, -- -- and Keifer Pears :Moore's Early
Such Grapes,
dry up. a coating will afford polish effectually, and may be readily -- ----- -- -- -- "
etc., to "Arcadia Nursery, Monticello,
security against all atmospheric influ- rl'bbed off.. ORANGE TREES FOR SALE !-Choice 1 Fla.

ences, and will not show any cracks 9. To protect metals from oxidation year buds. DOBBINS, cheap. For Crescent price,City addressS. Fla. .

under the microscope after a year's -polished iron or steel for instancethe ----- -... Williams. Clark & Co's High Grade .
standing. To remove it, the article requisite is to exclude air and Cotton Seed Hull Ashes Bone Fertilizer is considered the best

has simply to be treated with caou- moisture from the actual metallic sur For sale by the American Oil Co., 18 now in the market. Office$West Bay
Jacksonville.
tchouc oil again and washed after face ; therefore, polished tools are Broadway, New York. Prices, deliveredat street, ..
------ -- --r -
Railroad Station River
or Landing
twelve to twenty-four hours. any Notice.
usually kept in wrappings oilcloth in Florida, given upon application.
2. A solution of india-rubber in and brown paper, and thus protected, Analysis guaranteed.The To Orange and Stock Growers: Our

benzine has been used for years as a they will preserve a spotless face for Favorite Fertilizer for Spring crops
All orders filled booked.
for steel iron and lead K. Moulie Florida Floral Perfumery ready. as
coating and an unlimited time. When these metals GEO. HUTCIIINSON,
has been found a simple means of be of in Company ,
come to necessity exposed, Will 25 cents pound for Yellow Crescent City, Fla.
pay per
keeping them from oxidizing. It can being couverted to use, it is necessaryto Jasmine Blossoms, delivered at 5 East .

be easily applied with a brush, and is protect them by means of some per- Bay Street. Parties who can pick Flowers High Grade Jersey Cattle
easily rubbed off.; It should be made manent dressing ; and boiled linseedoil for the above Company will please To purchase grade Jersey Cows from
about the of correspond with them. one-half to seven-eights, sired by registered -
consistency cream. which forms film
a lasting or cov- bull, at prices from 30 to .40,
3. All steel articles can be perfectly ering as it dries on, is one of the best :Messrs. H. J. BAKER & BRO. some with calves and others to calve

preserved from rust by putting a preservatives, if not the best. But in Gentlemen have tried nearly all the shortly, apply to
lump of freshly-burnt lime in the order to give it body, it should be various kinds of Orange Tree Fertilizers RANDOLPH GETZLAFF.
drawer or case in which they are thickened by the addition of some pig- sold in this section-for the past two Tallahassee, Fla.
have used in connection with Reference given if desired.
kept. If the things are to be movedas and the best-because years yours
ment, very the others. I find it as good as anything I .
( a gun in its case, for instance,) put most congenial of pigments is the can buy on the market and shall use it Palm 11111 Nursery.

the lime i in a muslin bag. This is es ground oxide of the panic metal, or, in this coming season. J. G. OWEN.De Choice varieties of orange and lemon

pecially valuable for specimens of plain words, rusted iron reduced to an Land, Fla. trees grown on high price land stock
three old and well rooted. Budsof
iron when fractured, for in a moder- for the of years
impalpable powder, dressing Lemon Trees.I past seasons setting. For prices, call
ately dry place the lime will not want iron or steel, which thus forms( the pig- must remove a large lot of extra fine on or address DUNCAN BROS.,

any renewing for many years, as it is ment or red oxide paint. Lemon trees, of Sicily, Genoa and Villa Clear Water Harbor. Fla.
capable of absorbing a large quantityof 10. Slake a piece of quick lime with Franca varieties from where they stand -- -.- --
Attention Fruit Growers.
and will sell them at bargain. Also
moisture. Articles in shouldbe a
use just water it
enough to cause to crum-
Peen-to Peach trees,4 to 5 feet, and Japan Send in your orders for a few ever
placed in a box nearly filled with ble, in a covered pot, and while hot Persimmons, cheap. AARON WARn, bearing orange. Large one year buds on
thoroughly pulverized slaked lime. add tallow to it and work it into a I Georgetown Nurseries, Fla. four year stock. $1 each, $10 per dozen.

Before using them, rub well with a paste and use this to cover over bright t >- This orange tree will give you fruit the

woolen cloth. work ; it can be easily wiped off.: I Grape Tines year round. C. B. PELTON,

4. The following mixture forms an 11. Olmstead's varnish is made by i Empire State, Niagara, Prentiss, Isabella Florida.South Florida Nursery, Lake Helen

excellent brown for Catawba, Scuppernong, etc. -- -e- -, -
coating prevent- melting two ounces resin in one pound
I .
ing iron and steel from rust: Dissolve fresh sweet lard, melting the resin first FIGS. I Wanted.To
two parts crystalized iron chlo and then adding the lard and mixing White Adriatic, FoundlinO' Send for exchange LeConte'Pear Trees for a
catalogue and price list. Auuress H. L.Wheatley Breech-loading Shot-gun. Must be in
ride, two antimony chloride, and one thoroughly. This is applied to the Altamonte Nurseries Alta- good repair. Address, describing l.1ln.

tannin, in four of water, and apply metal, which should be warm if p ssi- monte, Orange County, Fla. "SPORTSMAN: : ," Monticello,'Fia.FEBRUARY .



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ting man)''species of noxious grasses I i nutritive value and good effect on the I better butter a :specialty, a little Jersey
ptocl\. and weeds. It subdues even broom, stock has ever reached us. Those: who milk will do it. If, on
s iris and holds equal contest with Ber- | have used it longest and in largest the other hand, it is a milk dairy, we
muda grass; in some localities one I quantities and kept animals-cattle, should not advise the keeping of Jer-
A NEW FORAGE PLANT. yielding, in other localities the other sheep, horses and mules-in best con- sey cows." On the same subject the ,
succumbing, while in other spots both j dition commend it most. We have Georgia Stock Journal says : "The
Japan Olover-Lespedeza Striata.D. maintain equal possession ; or one year j, :now before us a beautiful sample of question seems to be settled that the
L. Phares, author of Farmer's one may seem to rule and the next j i this hay from Louisiana being from a i Jersey is far the best butter cow of thisor
Book of Grasses, and Professor in the year the other. !., i crop of perhaps 300 tons mowed last any other country, and this becauseof
VALUE. autumn. the extreme richness of her milk.It .
Mississippi Agricultural College gives is also conceded that for milk in
SEEDING.
the following account and estimate of On !sands, gravels, or denuded clay
hill other known A measured half bushel of seed great quantity the Holstein excels.
the value of'this plant : tops, no plant to me per '
"There is now so much enquiry is so valuable for grazing. Taking a acre may been sown broadcast the first Thus, if milk be the prime object, select -
about this plant, so much confusion, succession of ten years, the same asser- week in March\ south of parallel 32 the Holstein" ; and if butter, take
lack of knowledge and confoundingwith tion would not be far out of the way of latitude, a few days later as we the Jersey.
or mistaking for it another worth for rich lands, while few forage plantson I proceed northward for each degree or This is advice given solely in the
two. Sown in the fall winter it interests of the dairyman, who realizesthe
less native species, and also the same these would yield so much or so or
errors in regard to a small genuine valuable hay. 'springs up but freezes!!! often throw it same return from the sale of his
clover, that it is deemed proper to give The analysis of red clover gives six- out and destroy it. As already statedit milk, whether it be rich or poor, Jer-
some correct information on the sub; teen per cent. albuminoids and fortyone germinates and grows well on land sey or Holstein. .
ject. carbo-hydrates. The average of in any condition, if the surface is not It is not claimed that the dairymanwill
two analysis of Japan clover gives so loose as to let the seed sink too deep. find no profit in the sale of Jersey
HISTORY. 15.85 albuminoids and fifty-six carbohydrates When land has been prepared for or milk, but that more profit will accrueto
To botanists this plant has been placing it above red cloverin sown in grain, the winter rains put it him from other breeds of cows whose
known for many generations in its na- nutritive value. It is in about the best condition for grow- milk yield is greater, though of inferior
tive habitation China and other ing this plant for heavy crops of hay. quality. That is a principle that will
eastern parts of Asia. Finding its SUPERIOR TO OTHER FORAGE PLANTSin All our remarks on this plant, as hold good in any business, I believe ;
way to Japan it encountered congenial several important particulars not found in our Southern States are basedon yet it is not always the right rule to
climate and soil, and rapidly spreadover generally]) observed by the careless what we have seen and learned of follow, nor even the most expedient.If .
the entire country occupying all stockman. 1. The growing plant con- it in a belt lying between 30! and the milk of the Jersey cow is
waste places, which it has continuedto tains less moisture than any other very 340 of latitude. richer, finer flavored, and possessingmore
possess and improve for much more valuable forage plant with perhaps a I The only nutritive properties than that of
. than a century. Here as on the con- single exception. Hence we never i COMPLETE PROOF other breeds of milch cows, should the
tinent, it was of dwarfish habit and hear of animals having hoven or bloator dairyman not be encouraged and urged
received a name indicative of the scours from eating this plant as of the value of a forage plant is foundin to keep that breed, not only for butter
when they have free access to red clo- the occurrence of chemical analysis making, but for sale as milk, provid-
fact.Finally, a few seeds, arriving in tiie; ver, pease and many grasses. 2. We and the observation and experience ing, of course, he can do so at a rea-
United States, germinated, contesteda have never yet found on the Japan ( f the stockman. When the relish of sonable profit to himself. And I see
few feet of soil with other native and clover any fungous growths which are an animal for the forage is keen, the no reason why it should not be profit-
exotic plants that had long preoccupied so common on other plants as to cause health preserved and improved,growth able to sell Jersey milk. The records
the land. many deaths annually among animals promoted, a maximum quantity of excellent show not only fine butter results, buta
It gained strength and increased in grazing on them or fed with the hay. beef'or mutton are obtained, very creditable and, in instances, a
yield of seed till becoming somewhat 3. Heavy grazing for a few weeks de we certainly have an admirable food phenominal milk yield. The Jerseycow
abundant, it commenced its westward : stroys the clovers, lucerne and most of plant. The judgment of the cow, is a small eater, gentle, tractable,
invasion, simultaneously extending its the grasses, while this plant may be the convictions of the farmer arising and of almost unlimited capabilities ;
conquests northward and southward i grazed however closely, whether the from his experiences independent cf and is, I hope, destined to put an end
firmly holding all conquered territory. season be wet or long drouth prevail, and indeed in utter ignorance of any to the universal cry against the poor,
Since 1870 its strides westward have without damage. 4. There is less chemical analysis, confirming the decisions thin milk thrown on the market from
been immense. It now extends from difficulty obtaining a catch with of the chemist, give us the best the milkman's can.
the Atlantic seaboard across the Mississippi this plant than most others. The I of all evidences of the value of forage. But to leave the moral side of the
and its out-posts are pushedfar seed may be scattered on bare, poor, And all these we have in this case. question, which is no small consideration -
towards the western hoarder of barren ground, rich soil, among weeds Japan clover is also a great in the dairy business, there is, in
Texas. and dead grass, or in March on small AMELIORATOR AND FERTILIZER.Its my estimation, no pecuniary advantagein
Denuded, soil-less hill tops, sandy grain sown the previous autumn or abundant, long tap roots decaying throwing out the Jerseys from the
plains, gravelly slopes, bottoms and winter and a catch will be obtained. render the soil porous and leave in it milkman's herd.
banks of washes and gullies, pine 5. The grain being harvested when much nitrogenous material and humus.It While the original cost of Holsteinsis
thickets, open woods, fields, dy and ripe does not injure the Lespedeza, i releases and brings up from the sub- about the same as of Jerseys, the
damp soils, all seem as if specially which is ready for the mower through I soil valuable plant food ; the ashes former are large eaters, deteriorating
created for its home. It seizes upon September and October. 6. It is || containing nearly forty per cent. pot- rapidly if put on short rations, and the
all with equal facility.It more easily cured than the clovers, I: ash, 29.60 oxide lime, 7.82 sulphuricacid expense of keeping them must be taken
maintains its dwarfish habit on pea vines and many grasses. 7. It 7.54 phosphoric acid-all most into account in a comparison of the
sands, gravels and other spots too poorto does not lose the foliage in curing as valuable elements in plant life and respective profits of the two breeds.
produce any other vegetation, do clovers, pease and some other growth. Soils are thus renovated, Their large frames must first be sup-
densely covering the surface with its plants. 8. It furnishes good grazing slopes prevented from washing, gullies plied with flesh before their feed is
green robe and affording delightedlive from May\ some years last of March\ I filled, moisture solicited and retained, utilized for milk, and it does not be-
stock with delicious nutritious grazing till killed by frost in October or No- atmospheric fertilizers gathered and hoove the sensible dairyman to con"
for four to eight months of the year. vember. garnered ; bald, barren wastes covered vert his hay, corn and rye into beef
But on richer soil it doffs the dwarf PRODUCT OF HAY. I!j with living green to fill the stomach, when milk is the product he seeks.
and dons the tree style justifying the On medium to good land it ranges !i delight the eye and cheer the heart. .While the subject is now being
u me of'bush clover;' sending its long from one to three tons per acre; and i j It should have been stated that this agitated, it strikes me it would be a
tap root deep down in the subsoil and this may be obtained after having ', plant has eradicated over large areas great advantage to dairymen, if those
I
its stem two to three feet up into the during the summer harvested from the :I the much detested helenium or bitter owning both Jerseys and Holsteins
,. light and air, with its many branches same land a good crop of grain and j. weed, which so often damages the would keep a record of their respec-
thickly set with leaves inviting tooth straw. !j'! flavor of the milk of cows eating it tive cost and profit during a reasonable
. and blade.It while grazing. It is believed) that it length of time. E. L. R.
attains here on rich or medium DUALITIES. : exterminates also two or three plants 1,Waycross 1&7. Stock and Fruit Farm, February
soil protected from live stock a magni- Some of our farmers, who have been .! that are fatally poisonous to cattle and .S.
tude that could not have been imag- mowing lespedeza striata for five to ten i I horses. Over thirty barrels of seed potatoes
ined by one seeing it in its far eastern years regard it as the soundest, best, I .. have been planted at Lawt y. Beautyof
home. It has no doubt been much most wholesome and palatable hay i Jerseys or Holsteins? Hebron and Early Rose are the favorite -
improved by introduction into this they ever used. These mowings have Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: varieties.
country. It takes possession not onlyof ranged from three to three hun- '! To a correspondent who inquires if -. .
unoccupied lands and pine thickets I dred tons on single farms in one sea- 1, it is advisable to keep a few Jerseycows The Columbia county tobacco move-
but grows among sedges, grasses, son. Yet no complaint as to quality, in the herd,the Rural and Stock- ment has already created inquiry for
briers and weeds, completely eradica or relish of animals for it, or. as to its man says : "If the desire is to make I lands suitable for tobacco culture.


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both sides of the river farms are being ''I recognize a specimen when we see it. 250 miles, the sea voyage between two--

Floridiana. opened and orchards planted and The people ar.' making an earnest points on the Atlantic coast. The

hamlets and villages are springing up : effort to hold a fair at Leesburg, Feb- also intends to drain the
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The Lower St. Johns.. which give abundant promise of per- ruary 9th, 10th and 11th. The intention southeast Everglades by the same

manent prosperity and wealth, while is to carry the exibition bodily to i method employed in reclaiming the

Speaking of the northeasternmost our eal estate agents are becoming the South Florida Fair, which opensat northern 8wamllTropical Paradise.THE .

portion of the State, ex-Governor Harrison interested to secure settlers here as Orlando the following week. Lib-

Reed says: well as in the extreme South. eral premiums are offered, and the :>>
The prosperity and development of Sumter County Fair is open to the JSr .A. JE ::L..a :m s !

South Florida has been, to use a now THE DISSTON PURCHASE. world, more especially the State of

common phrase, phenomenal. The Florida.

influx of population and capital has The Effects of this Big Sale and But little is likely to be done here

brought into requisition the vast, wild, Drainage Operations in this season in the vegetable line. Our Most Sonthorn City of Floriaa.
unoccupied and redeemed
territory South Florida. people met with such serious disappointment -
from water lands considered irredeem- in that line last that
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: spring,
able. Railroad and water thoroughfares slow it
they are to try again. They
There has been blunders
have been opened to every por- many incline more to the production of Deep water Railroad Terminus. Fertile
tion and the time is not far distant made in developing South Florida. reg- Fruit and Vegetable Lands. High Rolling
.......... The greatest has been the sale of ular farm crops, especially corn and Pine Lands for Building. Balmy and Salujrious -
when the extreme southern Key West hay. Climate. Mrteninc Surf and Pea
will be the terminus of a line of rail- 4,000,000 acres of land to Mr. Disston Bathing. The Hportmel1's Paradb.e. The In-
We have the of valids'
promise a steamerto Sanitarium. The PleasureSeekers'Resort.
by Governor Bloxham, who are now .
way from New York and the north- make the
regular trips during spring
.eld to be the good Samaritans who
west.The and summer between this place and
tide of immigration has been brought this country from heathenismto Silver If could Fine Opportunities for Invest-
Springs. our people
civilization. What has Mr. Disston
sweeping southward, impelled by a ment.
this
certainly: depend on they woulddo
done to develop the country? We now
pleasing hallucination of finding Amer- well raise this
to
vegetables along
have to $1.25 an acre for land by
ican homes and tropical verdure andan pay
route for there is much fine
El Dorado exempt from "the ills the township, and before the great etable, land. very veg- 2O,000 CITY LOTS.

that flesh is heir to" amid the frigid Disston sale it was sold at graded The health of the people in this vicinity -

regions of the north and west. From prices, a forty-acre tract for $100, and is The

Maine to California, all the States the more bought the less price. Had good. frequent near approaches bH I
of "Jack Frost" in
an angry __ !
this 4,000,000 of land remained in
have contributed to this tide of
popu- mood has them but t
at
kept apprehensive, A. [ C"n"A
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the hands of the State there would fa
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lation and active in Jackson- ..bu-.u -- -
agents so far this winter, he has done us no --1 _. I I .i 0. pi v 1la9 I
ville have facilitated the have been more enterprise and .
current run- many : t'I
material and
that
fine stock farms would have been all injury, we hope his ". -I rc0 l" C-r.1:
ning southward by all the artifice LJ .
!.P.
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visits for this t \
are now over season. ...., ...
through South Florida. But the "" ,
which speculation can invent.It week have indications .., ....e 1 I '-.
Every we strong '
is only a few years since the more lands are all gobbled up by speculators "I.; r&11M 11-
that is here and
"gentle spring" ; ?1 / l"Pa24 25 !..:
and be of ff.2l.
northern counties of the lower St. only can purchased ,_ ,,
week also have indi- '
we positive b //I
Johns have attracted attention and them at their prices. every .\,f.'h"Jutt._t._.:_. .:.:
cations that winter still in .
"lingers the 9.AaLY. ., 1Na
The Okeechobee Drainage Company 115.7OI .3. .... J"--4. .
received appreciation. Nassau t '
any lap of spring. The old fellow oughtto l\ I. :!; .
claim to have reclaimed it all all .
Duval, St. Johns and Putnam have yet be ashamed of himself.1.. .to.Ta '' 44 il" "'

been passed by until the wave from they claim drained was under water Leesburg, Fla., January 31,1887.) .,..- C.RII \1 '.a f.,,; 't I J _.

"below the frost line" had begun to eight feet the past rainy season. To ---- .-. .----- .c<: '. 'h..r ,
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The 1 .
recede to the more permanent consid- drain one hundred miles of level coun- Everglades.The .L. '!I::(). f;., ,,..
: 'J
eration of contiguity to home markets try, also Lakes Kissimmee, Tahope- Everglades proper, as set downon o \ -. t -.t-
\.J' {:
and other lakes into Lake t\r 0
and foreign commerce. Now it is kaliga the map, occupy over 20,000,000acres --.r.-: ; 4---.
found that for all purposes of practical Okeechobee, and the only outlet, to in the extreme southwestern part .. 1.1 13 F-.f! :.' _. I',..',)",-" niu:_:_-I
;.;.:.. :.,.
agriculture, gardening fruit-growing, the ocean or gulf by the Caloosahatchee of the State. In its central, however, c \W't--...;-' /.;

and stock-raising, as well as for man- river, which had more water to extending from latitude 26.30 to lati- .\' ;i.... ..

ufacturing, the lower St. Johns pre- convey before than fall or channel, tude 28.30, same 180 miles or more- ,.kipr- :ul, .. '- ..-.

sents superior inducements.The the theory is' like a little snake swallowing from Kissimmee to opposite Lake I "- r ..\1.1 .4\..,. .

lands in Duval and St. Johns a large one. All of these lands Worth-is a network of little lakes, Capeflcmtou : ,... "
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lying east of the river are found to be should revert to the State and be held rivers and swamps, which was long -'-------- -

for actual settlement. Nature is Broad avenues every four hundredl) feet
now
as productive and desirable as lands considered unfit for any of the pur- Wide streets every two hundred feet. One
more remote from market and are be- doing wonders in drainage, and a ship poses of civilized life. This region is, tiuii'lred sp-iclous Public Parks. Plenty of

ing brought into requisition.The canal through the peninsula would accomplish nevertheless, between forty and sixty fresh air assured. A magnificent Beach 100
::! feet wide and five miles! long Is laid out in a
unprecedented freeze of last the balance. What are now feet above the sea level ; so there was snlendld drive and boulevard. Situated In
Monroe county,;30 miles south of Punta Oor-
winter, which for a moment sent a running streams the year throughwere no reason why it should be considered da,on the most southern habitable portionof

chill of apprehension abroad, has tested a few years ago grass flats. The undrainable. The lakes and swamps the Peninsular of the Gulf Coast.

the fact that the orange, fig, and semi- country is rapidly getting higher have been formed by the rank vege-

tropical productions are reliable here, though not through the great enter- tation, which for centuries grew, decayed An Ideal City in Tropical Florida.

while small fruits and garden vegeta- prise of the Drainage Company ; theyare and fell into the river, thus

bles afford a better reliance for profit'I fast making bonnets and flags damming them up and flooding the Blocks :2iOxiOO) feet. Lots 50x100 feet. With
where before. We :20 feet lane. 25 per cent. of proceeds devoted -
than at points further from your sea- grow grass grew surrounding country. The company to city improvements.
ports and cities. now have a railroad and towns on organized by Hamilton Disston ob-

4 Tbe railways traversing the penin- paper by the legion, some of them are tained from the Government a grantof Lots Ten Dollars Each.Odd .

sula between the St. John's and the all water and some no water, but few all the lands that should be

Atlantic, and the vast expenditures of of them have navigable water ; they drained by it. The company brought numbers will be sold for ninety days

capital at St. Augustine, Pablo Beach, all seem to grow and lots sell. The down dredges and began its work by seeking without homes reserve.In Tropical tHe inducements Florida. to those

i May port, Fort George and Jackson- last venture in a town is at old Fort clearing its channel from Lake Kis For formation, maps, circulars,etc., call
on or address
ville, in works of permanent value has Ogden, a high bluff immediately on simmee to Lake Okeechobee. This

tended to enhance the value and pro- Peace river, twelve miles from Char- whole country is so flat that this sin-
JOIIX A. GRAHAM,
mote the occupation and cultivationof lotte Harbor-it is a pretty location, gle channel, which lowered the waterin

the wild lands ; and now they bear good land for oranges and vegetables the northern lakes and bayous only
General Manager :Naples Town Imp. Co.,
some proportion to the fabulous prices -named Ogden City, one mile from from four to six feet, reclaimed fully
13 Mohawk Block (over Postofflce),
long commanded by more southern Florida Southern Railroad.F. 4,000,000 acres of swamp land, con-
Jacksonville, Florida.
territory: the rapid improvement of C. M. BOGGESS. verting it into the best sugar cane

which contributes to swell the com- Ogden City, Florida,January 31, 1887. land in the world. A canal was then

merce of Jacksonville and contributeto cut from Lake Okeechobee westward I! Authorized Agents:

the permanent prosperity all our Notes From Sumter. to the Coloosahatchie river, which I
Co., Orlando Fla.J. .
R.G ROBINSOV& ,
Atlantic cities. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: completes the system of drainage to E. MITCHELL,Tampa, Fla.

The lands along the river below Business is quiet and times tight in the Gulf.. It is now proposed to cut C. L. )MITCHELL Tallahassee. Fla.
.T AM. P. SNOW&: Co., Boston, Mas
Jacksonville and from thence to Pal- this section of the Lake Region. The another canal eastward from Lake 'VHITLEDGE: TATUM, Bartow, Fla.F. .

atka "missing tourist" is missed here too. Okeechobee to the Atlantic distanceof .J. HINSON, Haines City: Fla.
are now receiving more appreciation a HANDLIST & NILES:: Key West, Fla.
from settlers and speculators ; and A few specimens have been seen this forty miles. If the project is ever E.M. ftRAHAtt. Braideatown, Fla.
Pensacola, Fla.
along the lines of the new railways on season, but so few that we can hardly carried out, it will shorten by nearly T.CARLETON WATSON: &CKAWFOHD,Fort Ogden,Fla.





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they may justly be placed in the first as the case may be, is to them the best I It has been demonstrated to a cer-

Poultry. rank of profitable and satisfactoryfowls. breed. tainty that if you mix pounded char-

I We take the ground that the average coal with soft feed, potatoes, for in-
The Wyandottes do no not average 1 I farmer depends more upon the stance, the fowls will fatten more read-
Poultry for Florida. quite as large in size as the Plymouthsbut !! value of his eggs through the season ily. .This is very good for turkeys.

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: they are, generally, finer in form, i i, than upon the a. ount of poultry sold' The Rock and
I am a "new comer" in your State, with shorter legs, heavier breasts and during the autumn and winter for his Plymouth Wyandotteare
-to
said both be
and having started the inevitable or- more compact bodies. In color and profits; hence it would be natural to I II most admirably
the farm. Good
ange grove, I am casting about for markings, they are incomparably the i I conclude that the fowl that would lay adapted excellent to table fowls and with all layers the,
something to make the pot boil whileI most attractive of all the larger breeds, i the most eggs for the amount of food and for

am waiting for my "golden apple" resembling the beautiful Silver Se- I consumed would be the most profit- the necessary farm. important qualities

trees to "come into bearing." I have bright'Bantams, which have long been able breed for the average farmer ; a .

been thinking there is money in poul- considered the standard of perfectionin fowl that will lay well and a fowl that Orange Grove.

try, though practically I know very elegance of plumage. The Wyan will produce a fair amount of flesh for Fine bearing orange-grove, 1,000 trees,

littl. on the subject ; but, having dottes have uniformly yellow legs and table use or market, and for this purpose for sale, quarter of mile from Lake Como

learned a great deal by asking ques- rose combs. They are good layers, of I I Plymouth Rocks, Wyandottes, Station, J., T. & land K. W.beautiful R. R.; 30 lake acres for

tions, I take the liberty of propounding i fair-sized eggs ; persistent sitters; at- etc., have been especially:: bred, and to of boating beautiful fishing high lovely, island (1 U acres)

a few to you, trusting you will' tentive mothers; and, as table fowls, say that they do not do credit to the out in lake, high hammock land, good

favor me with a reply through the superior to any of the larger breeds purpose for which they were bred buildings. This is one of the best groves ".. ..
columns of your widely circulated and that I have ever kept. Upon the would not be stating the truth ; but in Putnam county. Price $10,000; quar.

very useful journal : whole I consider the Wyandotte a very we have reason to believe that the ter down, balance easy terms. AddressC.
B. SMITH, 12 West Bay street.
1. What are the best breeds of poul- attractive and valuable fowl, and Leghorn fowls more nearly fill the Jacksonville.Peento .

try for Florida? Where can they be fully worthy the care and attention place of a farmer's fowl than other -*-*-4-

obtained, and at what price? which will be necessary to secure a breed. They are certainly a handsome Trees.
2. How many fowls are needed to little more uniformity oi plumage and fowl, of which any man may 5,000 Peen-to Trees for sale at Orlando -
I fine stock. JAMES MOTT.
stock a poultry yard and go into the marking, and slightly increased size. justly feel proud, with their varied ; .
business? They are very quiet and gentle in disposition and beautiful plumage and fine car- -

3. What about incubators and their ; fair foragers; but not inclined riage. They are acknowledged to be Consumption Cured.

practical working? Have they been, much to roam abroad) or stray off. one of the best breeds for( eggs, being An old physician, retired from prac-

or can they be made practically successful As the fruit rnon say, of a new candidate non-sitters. Their flesh is delicious*, an tice East, having India had missionary placed in the his formula hands by ofa

? Which is the best, and what for the permanent catalogue, the and( for t the amount of food( they con simple vegetable remedy for the speedyand

do they cost? Wyandottes "promise well" and deserve some, being: very small eaters, we be- permanent cure Consumption
Many other questions struggle for( further culture. lieve as much profit can be produced Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma and all
utterance, but I will reserve them for( Where can they be obtained, andat as from any other breed. Therefore, Throat and Lung Affections, also a posi-
tive and radical for Nervous Debil-
the future. Trusting that I am not what! price ?" Well-there are our opinion is the Leghorn fowl more ity and all Nervous cure Complaints, after hav-

troubling you too much, and that you large numbers of Plymouth Rocks, as nearly fills the place of the average ing tested its wonderful curative powersin

may find time to reply, I remain, very well as crosses and mongrels of this farmer's fowl than any other breed.Agriculture. .- thousands of cases, has felt it his dutyto

truly, "NJ:w COM EH." breed, already in Florida, and there make it known to suffering fellows.
Actuated this motive and desire to
Putnam county, Florida,January 21,1887. may be had at all prices, from fifty relieve human by suffering,,will a send, free

. cents up to two or three dollars each. A correspondent inquired,{ time of charge to all who desire it, this recipe
some
REPLY. Fair breeding fowls should he had in German French or English, with ful
The editor of the DISPATCH not here, at 81.50 to S2.50 per head, ago if the Imperial Pekin Duck is the directions for preparing and using. Sent
having devoted special attention to though they are dearer at the North same variety as the Pekin. It is be- by mail by addressing, with stamp, nailing -
the subject of poultry raising, but lieved to be the same. this paper, W. A. NOTES, 149 Pow-
and West. The Wyaudottes, are, er's Brock, Rocl1 ester, N. Y.
fully recognizing how important it is comparatively, a new breed, and If the fowls have roup, bath the face
that this journal should disseminatq and with salt and Put --- --- --- ----- --- -- -----
"come high"-say: from $5.00 or $ J.00 I eyes water.
only correct views and opinions upon! to $10.00 per pair. They are a kerosene in their nostrils, and feed NEW YOKE, Feb. 3, 1887.

a matter of such vital interest, handed "fancy" large fowl), very distinctly and warm cooked, nutritious food. The following is the market quotationson
the letter of "New Coiner" to an old oranges this date:
marked and should be
peculiarly ) kept
and fancier who Save the manure. Poultry manure Kla. Oranges, fancy bright, per box$3 00@ 3 50)(
experienced poultry pure and not crossed with any other ch01ce. 2 50a 3 00
is valuable fertilizer and
has kindly made the following re- a very caii poor to fair 1 00@ 2 00
As for the dealers and
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variety. readily be disposed of. It always paysto Russets 1 00@ 2 00
plies : sources of supply, I must refer your carefully gather it together.Be J. D. HASHAGEN.
1. If correspondent had been ;
your correspondent to the advertisements in
a little more explicit, it would have the DISPATCH and the poultry jour- sure and sprinkle a little pul- --- -- -- -- -- -- ---- ----

been easier to answer his first ques- nals. verized charcoal about the poultry Meteorological. -
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tion. If he desires fowls !merely tosupply [Concluded next week.] quarters. _The fact that it soon disappears -------I: -- I

the (demand for eggs, he cannot is evidence that more is required.( .( I ; ql yam 1I 1-1 U fc. t >- 4la :.
.: eS 3 c! e!
do better than to select Brown Leg Plymouth Rocks for the Farm. :t. I JO ... O O 4>22 COti
Roosts folr heavy fowls should not r..: ''apf1\i a hu\.v; :" UUL: )
horns or Spangled Hamburgs. If he As to which breed of fowls is the be more than six inches above the COCO ..x..J I I ---- --I -
desires fowls for the table, the Game, best for the average farmer, it is diffi- board surface under the roosts. The "' I, goa..
:
S : 11Plwnn{ *"C*tO ar-W-*
the Wyandotte, or the American calt determine there '' r.o7IJr.r.oO: : )35 00SJ o
SIIuP
to
as are so many board should be swept clean CO : aual\: O
every
Dominique will fill the bill but if breeds breeds real intrinsic "
; good having I ---------
morning. 3n
he wants a fowl for all these uses-a worth and not varying mate- ..au.Q) :: : ; ..(.11)0(3"; ( I --o'o'- :) :':) .
fowl in short I I If J keep fowls) confimd < '.-d ----- 55::
"general purpose" rially in any of the points that com- you your puta jr::-5. = -

must hesitate a little before answering, bine to make a first-class farmer's piece of good grass into their yards .c o -... -. I,-$ 'aol1JIU{ ; ; .I I **., :
though I am inclined to think that fowl. The best breed for the average daily. The fowls will clear it of grass, 3c 0. i, ,|I 0202: ">,o25o02 atf
the choice lies between the scratch the soil to pieces and dust 1I. ---
now farmer is the breed that will best fill WC/ .%4D >
: 2
Plymouth Rock and the '"yan- his needs and purposes, and in orderto themselves with it. Jm .!sqipojpunqJa 3338332SSE43SS:) :) ( -
I Pun !!i}q;>al al >Sxjo
dotte. The Plymouth Rock has determine which bretd that is, we A sure remedy f for scaly legs in 0S :> M I1uJal"B IlxI'Sll .!E-4

been a very popular fowl for several must 1 frst determine what is meant by fowls is three part sweet oil and one 3: : p ---- SiII

years, and is widely disseminated.The the average farmer and what his needs prrt powdered sulphur. Oil the legs .: I
general character of this breedis with this, and if used in season no .o;;. :( _uea I\ I' af: .'0 C>;;.
good. They are fair layers ; are.We believe, as a rule, the majorityof other cure will be needed. o mnwlau\---- I -- ; -' oifll-

attain a large size ; mature quite rapidly the farmers are not men of wealth, I 0's a.QC. 71 I I.t.0- E
1 fowls fatten -- -
Shorr-legged
under favorable circumstances but men of moderate means, and men quickly : o tUU1IXUI. I r'x.ar"O) hO. 25 a
I hard fatten. Those :
long legs to
are
and are a good, though not who keep hens, not alone fur the pleasure I I ---- i.sI
that fist hatched fatten
first rate table fowl. Like all "made- there is in it nor for family ue:: are ; t quickestin "co I ..l313WO.lug-I I ;E "' d w mg
belie.e"that a brood. Sell as:; soon as the chickens ._ cioo-j. .!1. 0'') G)
up" breeds of recent origin, they often entirely, neither do we be in condition. ) nua aUI\; M i .: ::
disappoint the fancier by their lack of the majority of farmers consider it can got I I -- mop

uniformity in color of legs, markingof profitable nor do they raise poultry I Every part of the body of the Wyandotte o o I' --:. ..:.. .:... ..:.. .:..''.:.. .:... 323p w oM
.
plumage, etc., but the "Rocks" are especially:: for market. They perhaps is golden yellow, legs, beak, o I :; i. .:: :i ::'1 .,cS I14:2 ct:-
not, strictly, a "fancy" fowl, and keep from ten to twenty-five hens and and skin. As they are also very compact "3 I ::. ?i. I M"' dE ;,, ii Q I.

should only be judged on their real the breed that will buy the most groceries and closely built, they make a -0( I >>da CIS"am=' =="111 Iod...-.=...'ItS" i
merit and value for the farm and for the family or furnish:! the fine appearance when dressed for t l I -d"='' :0:: m'a :x71Z;::::cc

barnyard. For all practical purposes, wife or children with; most pin money I market. : -c aJaJae-.




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The probable difference between the j i Ii descriptions of the country that reach I HARDWARE !

Calif ornia. water temperature of San Francisco :I the East. .

... and the places named is not more : Lands in Los Angeles county with- -
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than one degree, as the yearly difference in a few miles of a convenient shipping

Cold Florida.A between Fort Canby, Washington point are worth from $500 an acre to

New York correspondent sendsus Territory, and San Francisco is less 1,000 a foot. GEO. L McCoNiHE,
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the following: than two degrees. Mr. LeLong, a well known fruit-

"Are you aware that California is Just think of it, surf-bathing in grower of Los Angeles, freely admits (New Building at Old Stand.)

turning the tide in her favor. The January in water at a temperature of that they occasionally have heavy and

Pacific Coast is attracting thousandsof 54 degrees, more than 40 degrees severe frosts there. 40 &, 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

Northern people by such articles as colder than the human bodyrefreshing In Southern California citrus trees
is too tame-fun alive don't half are infested by insect to which
following} clipped from the Santa pests
Clara Valley, a gorgeously gotten up express it-"cold comfort" comes the peculiarities of the southern cli-

sent by the "car load" nearer to it, but our neighbor of the mate are favorable.The Hardware. Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware.

paper people, and paid for manifestly amongour by Rural just has it "A novel pastime." high prices of irrigable land in House Furnishing Goods, Granite and
One who has never taken a cold bathin Agate Ware. Sash, Doors, Blinds,
San Barnardino is mainly due
the great land owners of California. county Oils. Agricultural Implements,
c. "The killing frosts that destroyedso water of a known temperature will to the fact that the greater portion of Iron and Steel. Rope, Belting,

much property in Florida last year get but a vague idea of the above the county is entirely a desert. Hose and Packing. Pumps,

have woke up the people of that Stateto figures.' But I have had some experience Drawbacks of the southern counties. Steam and Water Pipe
i in this direction bathing in the Bad and insufficient water lack of and Fittings, Four
the fact that it is an uncertain ,
Atlantic opposite our Island Homeat timber long periods of drought remoteness Steel Galvanized
country for orange culture, and the FenceVire,
all seaons of the year, thermometerin from market general barrenness -
newspapers are frankly confessing the Mantels,
hand with line attached. I have
fact. The following from the Pensa- a of soil and dust storms. Grates,
found the temperature of the water to At Northern California Citrus Fair, ; Etc.
cola (Florida,) Commercial, of a recent *
date, : vary from 70 to 73 degrees in winterto the "Man from Los Angeles" exhibited .

says 80 and 82 degrees in summer, andI Satsuma, an "entirely new variety" -
TIlE ORANGE CRA'LE.'In .
can assure the reader that surf- resembling the Tangierine, though

the matter of climate the peopleof bathing in January, with the water at larger, but smaller' than the Navel. A JOl1.t For

South Florida are again getting a 70 degrees, is no pastime for "women North California is throwing high

little shaky. The climate of Florida, and children." None but robust, vig- water, high lands, and insect ravagesat Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend

outside of Dade, and Monroe, is shakyso orous men indulge in it. The winter Southern California, while the latter and Boss Plows,Dangler Oil Stoves, Perry
& Co's Celebrated Stoves and ,
: Ranges
far frost and freezes
as are concerned temperature of the water along our
cries climate. Florida gaina
may Southern (St. Louis) White LeadIasury's ,
and as soon as the fact is admitted I south of Canaveral is
coast, Cape ,
few grains of truth from the melee. :\ Pure Colors In Oil,
better it will be for the.
the
about 20 degrees warmer than the High mountains and dry mesa lands Masury's Railroad&Liquid

solid prosperity of the State. There water along the coast of Southern cover a very much greater proportionof Paints, Fairbanks'

always have been years when average California.At the lands of all the southern coun- Standard Scales.
trees perish in the cold, and the tem- future time I
some resume
may ties than the lands adapted to tillage, .rn-Tin; Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
perature of West Florida and Florida this subject of ocean temperaturesand the latter have comparatively narrow Work to order.PIANOS .
north of Palatka is the Last -------------
same. show from recorded deep sea limits.

year they had a snow storm at Tampa; sounding that the North Atlantic is a Throughout the southern counties

this year we have one in Pensacolaand great repository of warmth, while the timber is very scarce, lumber has to be ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS

the West Florida has a splendid whole Pacific is is a great repositoryof imported from the north, and the fire-

climate and a great range of produc- cold. JAS. H. WHITE. wood is chiefly the roots of brush, Genuine Bargains.
tions, but false and exaggerated state- Island Home, Jan.2-f, 1887.
from dollars
... which costs eight to ten
ments mainly made as they are by I C/ -
Too Much Water. cord.
per
land agents and land speculators, are .
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Through over speculation all the Being Sole Agents in the South for
loss the immi-
always productive of to
and the State.' What of this story that comes from available agricultural and horticultural CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
grant injury. to lands of Los San Bar-
California through a private letter to Angeles, TIIUSHEIv, BENT & AUION
Our correspondent suggests that an old Californian here, who is now a nardino and San Diego counties have .

comments are in order. Our Pensa- resident of Florida, that in porti< ns of reached prices very much above their

cola contemporary which is located orange sections of the State, orange possible productive value. PIANOS,

almost up to the Alabama line, and trees are dying out by the thousandsand Through a system of exaggerated
puffing and misrepresentation on the
many thousands; not only the
quite out of the peninsula portion of
of the Los Herald and
orange trees but all other fruits, and part Angeles ORGANS
the State have been off its baseif ,
must other Southern California journals,
they are at a loss to know what is the
the above extracts are correct, but cause. Some think it too much and the circulation of these "puff in .

the East a large number of capitalistswere MASON & lIA [LIN, BAY STATE,
it seems to us the recent reports of water, think that while it has been a ,
trouble and not little drawn to Los Angeles county. PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
the signal service from California great a expenseto .
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statistics are a sufficient comment. prepare for irrigation, to get the Plant more figs and blackberries, Everyone given benefit of our one price system -
water into the land, now a greater ,. and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
Our gorgeous Santa Clara contemporary and skip the apricots aud peaches.- terms of payment, and payment of freight assumed -
trouble comes, how to get this too I by us! to Purchaser's nearest It. R.or
should have waited before Rural Californian.I hteamboat landing.
crow- much water out of the land. i
wonder if the and peachesare
ing until out of the woods. Well, here in Florida, there are apricots -
... going back on the Californians
many acres of land being planted to
Such advice from such is
Ocean Temperature. orange trees, that is unsuited to the significant. Heretofore a source its VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
certainly
I
Surf bathing in January is a novel culture of the orange or any other apricots and peaches have been one ofCalifornia's CORDEONS

pastime, but it can be indulged in at fruit tree, and failure must be the I claims to
strongest
r' Santa: Monica, or at Long Beach, outcome, but there are some of us that riority over Florida, and if the supe-apri- I.I and all kinds of small instruments offered at
the have learned better than to plant on lowest prices. Send for our illustrated cata-
almost day during present
any cots of California should fail it wouldbe logue.
month,even by women and children.- such lands. ORLANDO. "W."
-_ .. a national calamity.
Rural Californian. ---r .-.-.
BuzzingsFrom
Now this reads all right and sounds': the Sacramento(Cal.) Bee. California orange-growers, says the Artist Materials,

very nice. The casual reader sees The country is full of tramps livingin Confectioner Journal/,have discovereda Picture Frame,

nothing wrong about it and has very enforced idleness. new process for removing all sub Fine Pictures,

little idea of what it means. But stances that injure the appearance of I I Cioods.Album .
The annual rainfall, at Riverside is. Fancy
what are the facts? The maximum their fruit. they put half a bushel
three inches while Sacramento claims *, Stationery.
water temperature of January, 1885, or so of dry sawdust in a barrel, pour I I I

taken at several signal service stationson twenty inches. in two or three boxes of oranges and Music We ,can Art,save or Fancy you money Goods.in Write anything us for

both sides of the continent, will Mr. Gage who owns the water sup- then turn slowly with a crank. The prices.

shed some light upon the subject: ply of Riverside (Cal.) sells the waterat fruit comes out as clean and bright as a

Key West, Florida. .. .. degrees 81,200 per inch and throws in the gold dollar. One man can clean about
Cedar Keys Florida.... ., degrees
Indianola,Texas.. _.. '" 59 degrees land.All eighty boxes a day, while in the former ,
Charleston, South Carolina M degrees drawbacks to the southern coun- process of washing them ten boxes LUDEEN BATES, S. M- H.

Delaware Francisco Breakwater,.California, Delaware.. ..'. 53 52 degrees degreesSan ties have been carefully concealed in was considered a good day's work. I SAVANNAH, GA.


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your Florida soils in the way I am I every dollar is: important. The question ::;- CA RD.The : .
Irrigation. doing, though no manure at all should i however, is, not the amount of
te applied, they will become rich and I claim, but its justice. If the patent is
productive to an incredible degree. I i invalid, he has no claim and we should undersigned would respectfully inform
AQUACTJLTURE IN FLORIDA. You have, in fact, one very wise man I object as strongly to paying ten cents the public of Jacksonville and the State that
in Florida, and if he will send me his per acre as ten dollars. they have opened an office at
Irrigation and Drainage Combined. name I will, when I reach your State, Mr. Cole gets things a little mixed I
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: make him a handsome present. Thisis in his last two paragraphs on page 86, I 71 1-2 West Ray Street
One of the most valuable books yet the man who, a few months ago, so much so that I fail to get his exact i
issued by the American press is "Irri- declared, in the columns of the meaning. If he intends to convey the For. the transaction of
gation for the Farm, Garden and DISPATCH, that sub-irrigation and impres3ion that he can get three or
Orchard," by Henry Stewart. The : drainage were synonymous, or four crops of strawberries, (which are General ISuaiiiesai
researches of the author of this work words to that effect, reaching the conclusion the only berries that Mr.\ DeLand can Agency ,
are exhaustive, but the whole book is that the passage of the waters refer to,) in one season, amounting to
taken up with description of methods through your sandy soils would, in 1000 bushels per acre, I can only say Making a Specialty of
hitherto prevailing, the world over, due time, "turn them black as your that I wish he would try it. I fear,
those of application of water to the hat." however, that if he should succeed in
iurface. In no part of the book is That is precisely the effect of aqua- growing one such crop it would causeso Real EJs"ta,
the fact brought out that waters fall- culture, or the new agriculture. I many large patches to be set out
ing in form of rains, dews and snows have found out the way to so combine that the markets would be flooded' PUBLIC ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING.A .
may be conserved, gathering them in irrigation and drainage as to grow with fruit and the price would be reduced -
and passing them out and on in perco- farm, garden, orchard and vineyard below the cost: of production.
lation, begetting an automatic systemof products with far greater economy S.
sub-irrigation, giving to vegetationat hitherto, making one acre of land in --- --.-
shire of public patronage Is solicited and
its roots the opportunity of, eating the neighborhood of Jacksonville good an invitation to call and become acquainted
and drinking, and breathing,' too, for for from one to five thousand dollarsnet Irrigation.The is hereby extended.
that matter, to heart's content, developing profit annually at hithertDr prices, cheapness of artesian wells in We have had placed in our hands for sale
all forms of plant life: to utmost according to the perfection of fitting this section, and the abundant flow of some very
degree of perfection and profusion.In and culture. I am coming to Florida, water obtainable therefrom, encourages -
fact, though Mr. Stewart's exam- Providence favoring, and expect to their use for irrigating purposes. Desirable Properties!!! ,
ination into methods) of irrigation and reach DeLand about the 10th of Feb And the sulphur water has been found
drainage reaches back to remotest periods ruary. I hope to spend the month of to possess fertilizing properties instead: in city and surrounding districts.
nobody seems to have found out March in your lovely State of fruits of being injurious to the trees as was
the and flowers and tell at first feared it would be. An inspection -
secrets of my methods of sub-irriga- your people howto
tion. Mr. Stewart is, on page 10, at make :Florida a garden of the gods, of any one of a dozen groves
the outset of his work, found; making and returning North in April, pass near Palatka, would set at rest forever Capital Investments!!!
statement ad follows : "The supply of through your grand and grooving cities, any fears as to the possession by our
artesian water of any properties dan- can also be had by those desiring same by
water becomes the measure of fertility and tell the people of your lovely calling upon or writing to us. Who will secure -
of soils, and our climates, subject as Southland that more orchard, gardenand gerous to the orange tree. them?
they are, to torrid drouths in the farm product can be grown in At Norwalk, in this county, several ,
midst of the growing season, is the Florida than in the entire South of neighbors have joined to erect a windmill CORNELL fc ECKEUSLEY,
obstacle to success which meets the the present. It is all so. The Eng- for purposes of irrigation, and in
71% Bay St.. Jacksonville, Fla.
this the water i is drawn from
case a
farmer rather than the lish be all
the
impoverishedsoil grasses: can grown over --- -- -- -
a condition due mainly to a pov- South ; forests grown as if by magic ; lake instead of deep in the earth andH
erty of water. To remove this obstacle -: and if the printers and publishers of raiu water instead of being impreg- $15,000, A Great Bargain $15,000
to successful cultivation, it is only the South generally will treat myselfand nated with sulphur, etc. It is merelya
necessary that a system of irrigationbe system as fairly as has already question as: to price between differ-
I been done the DISPATCH and ent methods of securing the desired re-
adopted, giving an adequate supplyof by Agriculturist -
water, ready for use i in case of t, bating a few things dead sult, but the time is not far distant
emergency, rendeiing the farmer, and buried, so shall the harvest l be. when every large grove in the State ONE OF THE FINES
A. will have ample facilities for( proper
gardener or fruit grower independentof V. COLE.
the vicissitudes of the season, and Wellsville, N. Y. irrigation. Sometimes during May
secure beyond accident a full. reward e and June, just when the truit is setting GrovesIN
for his labor. If; with a system of SubIrrigation.Editor we have ,a prolonged drought, Orange
and if we cannot correct the parsimony
irrigation, a proper system of drainage FLORIDA DISPATCH:
be also adopted, the cultivator of I have no personal acquaintancewith of nature by artificial means,
the soil will have removed the two Mr.\ A. N. Cole, nor have I any the effects are felt when the day of THE STATE FOR SALE.
adverse influences, against which he is prejudice against him. In all that I reckoning ,comes. And the possessionof :
now called upon to so frequently and have written, it has been my aim to power over a certain amount of
ineffectually strive." advance the bests interests of the State water insures a good( kitchen garden
As the author reaches this point, he and all its inhabitants. I believe in throughout the year, even if there is
neither need nor desire to raise vege- This Grove contains 20 acres all in trees,
in and where it
says a most impressive way, what irrigation, sub-irrigation
the editor of the DISPATCH is It is the need of tables::; for profit.-Palatka News.Information .
< quite its practicable. great situated! in Sutnter county. It has many ad-
emphatically says in other words in the gardeners and fruit growers of --e.-
vantages as to location,and ought to be teen
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discoursin "Watering Plants. Florida to be able to water our lands Wanted
Says Mr.\ Stewart : "To irrigate eco in case of a drouth. But it is evident, to be appreciated.
nomically and successfully requires( a to any one who has cultivated :Florida Editor FL.OKIDA DISPATCH:
large amount of technical knowledgeand soil for a number of years, that there I should be very glad if you or V.
skill, and the expenditure of a is no practicable method of making our some of your readers would give me
considerable amount of capital, eitherin rainfall available for irrigation, duringa some hints as to the best way of treat- The Grove i is c Actually Worth '

money or labor. Irrigation be- drouth. The only remedy i is to pro- ing a bay head, which has been ,
in fact to advanced vide other of water 'pU,000,
longs, a highly some source supply } -
drained to a depth of three feet by
condition of agriculture, and can only either by pumping from a well,
be applied to lands of high value or lake or river or by means of an uuderdraius forty) feet apart ? The
capacity in the hands of intelligentowners. sian well. Keeping this in mind arte-I depth of muck varies from one to Rut the owner Is compelled to sell to raise

." evident that Mr.\ Cole's estimate of twenty feet, is of a reddish.color and money at once for other purpo e*.
Happy am I to say Mr. Editor that the cost is entirely too low for this formed of decomposed bay trees. It
sub-irrigation as I am applying, goeson State. appears to be very sour at present.
an endless round of flow and perco All that the editor says of :Mr.\ Cole What kind of fertilizers should be
lation, the water falling upon water- may be perfectly true, but the correctness used and in what quantities ? Can Apply toCORNELL
sheds in whatever f form, passing of his conclusion is not so evident.A anyone give me an analysis of this ,,.",:;1;-
through soils, rather than over and royalty of one dollar per acre seems I class of muck and tell me if it has .ff, '"
along them, the solids, strained out of at first sight, a small matter. That been found beneficial applied to or- & ECKERSLEY };
the waters, operating to constantly fer- may or may not be the fact, there are ange trees? C. G. BEXXETT. .. ,;
tilize, and five years of treatment of Ir t many gardeners in the :State: to whom Orlando, Florida, February 2, &7. '71Ve.t: Bay Street, : :Jacksonville, Fix:'>7.)z
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'rut frees I of acres of land in the State, whichare HAMMOND'S SLUG SHOT KiIINlnoectM. y

] worth very little for any other Sold by i

For Pamphlet, address Qoorlcmon
purpose, that might be profitably }< hkIlI-on-the-TIudon.. x. Y. OCCUOlllCII.HAMMOND'S :
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converted into by those -- ----- -- ---- --
pecan groves
I The
Japan Chestnut. who have of and I ill" lUildew.
plenty moans can GRAPE DUST

Ten chestnut burrs, containing afford to wait for returns.It :! d Y

twenty-nine perfect nuts, weighingten is stated t that pecan trees are not : For Pamphlet address FUrikill-nn-IIndsnn.' X. Y. OCCUOlllCII.Qoorlcmon
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and a half ounces and measuring injured by an occasional overflow on : .____ ___ _-___-__ _________-=-_

I one pint, is a pretty big chestnut story "bottom lands ;" but would they live i LeConte

yet this is the report of J. '1'. Lovettin and thrive on un drain fd "natwoclI ) ls ;|FLORIDA LANDSAlong ,,

the last number ot his unique and I land ??" S. 'J
the line of the
charming Orchard and Garden January :31,1SS7. l E t.ECON'tE; -0-

monthly. He goes on to say that ----- :-:-::-:=::: :- ---:;--- ---- ----: I IJ1piaF South Florida Kailrojul. : FE; 1MONpQo!

the average number of nuts to the* I 1 he great highway to Cuba. ;. \ Nursery.Tlu .

burr is three ywaora These lands are admirably adapted to -
some containing as growing .aigest gn-wer 01 these P ars from Cuttings

many as six, and the tree which bore --- ___._ _,_.:_ I bry no <> her. and avoid Blight. Catalogues
free. W.V. THOMPSON;Smlthvllle.Ga.I .
Oranges, fJuavas.' 1Mlie-Apple!' ,
them is a thrifty nicely fitted
grower, From the Apiaries. I --
and other semi-tropical fruits, also
for the lawn it branches
a place on as

low and form a close compact head. Editor For FLORIDA the past DISPATCH ten days:, whenever the I i Early Vegetables tutu Strawberries. I CURE FITSI

It should be understood, however, weather admits, the bees are busily 1 j I When I say cure I do not mean merely to stop them for ai
that the chestnut varies 0 Town Lots in growing town. alone the line time! and then hive them return again.! I mean a radical
I Japan as engaged in bringing in pollen. Most) :j! of road.! i. cure. I bare made the dls ae of FITS EPILEPSY FALL
much in size of tree and nut and in of the colonies are in fair condition, ''i Large tracts, in various parts of the State.:; I' ISO cure; SICK the wont:;F.& a cane 1Ife-long'tud"!. Kecnaae. others 1 warrant haTe my failed remedy la BO I*
native for grazing purposes, Sugar- growing and i reason for Dot now receiving a care. Send at once for Atrestlne
t bearing quality as our tree or especially where they were strong [! timber. and a Free Bottle of my Infallible remedy OlTExpreaa .
the walnut. Those and information furnished on npplicaj ; and Poet Office. It post*yeunnthingforstrld,
English showingthe enough in numbers to) harvest the i j tion Map toLAND i j; and I will core yon. DK. H.O.ROOT,1S>P.arla&.,J(.''L
mist desirable qualities are being I

propagated and classified as vari:ties. syrup from quantity the to saw carry palmetto them in over.sufficient DEPARTMENT Sanford SOUTH, Fla., or FLORIDA K. R., i j j SITE'S} illustrated Seed Catalo ae.

In regard to: the quality of this nut FREE to all applicant deilrlnc
At present there is no source of honey l'nEU. 'r. MY ERS, : CHOICE:BELECTiUNSof TLOWEa,
Mr. Lovett frankly says that it is I : ..... VEGRTABLE.FIRLD.BIRD SEEDS
and colonies General Laud Agent, ,
supply must depend en- F :t1: 'J&e., ASPARAGUS and other roota.true
neither as brittle, tender nor sweet as 82 West Bay /M., Jacksonville, Fla. j s 0 ;t to name and of beat quality.
the contained in the
tirely on honey I __ _____ -- -- -- l lMPLEMKNTS and ORi1EN
our native chestnut, but roasted compares n talning to (he OABDKN
hive for brood and subsist !
raising HOC8B' at lowest Brieea. ATRIALORDER
Just/ Kcccived{ and in Transit
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favorably with the Spanish SOLICITIID.'VItI.
ence. J. Y. D. I I

chestnut so largely sold by the Italian New Smyrna, Fla., January I.>, 18S7 I 1018 MAKKUT. II. ,MITII:ST., Philadelphia Seed.mall,,Pa.

btreet venders. There can be no e 4 0 30,000 Orange HOXCH! I

doubt that the Japan chestnut crop, Honey in Florida. : Orange fox Hoops' I More Profitable than Oranges !
100,000
if produced in this country, would Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : i end for Catalogue of

find ready sale for the purposes of the Mr. Detwiler's figures are not very 20,000 IScams of Orange "rUI)'" GrraJVin..es: : : :

now imported Spanish nut and encouraging, and will probably not Suited to the soil and climate of Florida,
prove Other Growers' supplies in full stock. Send Grown and for sale at the .
induce into the bee
any one to go
to the ,
highly profitable produces. Andalusia and Fort San Lulu Vineyards -
The great advantage, which-so far business on a ]large scale. Yet I haveno for Price List. and Nurseries,

doubt that fruit would find N ear Tallahassee, Fla.
as the recent tests seem to indicatethe growers
that the of three E.: DUBOIS, Manager.
nut has other keeping two or E. BEAN
Japan over mem- ,
Send for Price List of FLORIDA WINKS.
bers of the European chestnut family stands of bees would pay, the profit -- ---

arising from the benefit derived from Commission :Merchant and Forwarder,
1 (Coatanea vesca), is, outside of its more

dwarfish habit of and remark- their work on strawberry and grape
growth Way cross R. R. Wharf, Jacksonville! Fla. Fancy Poultry.W. .
blossoms. Moreover a little fresh .
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character its -- ---
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ably -- --
early fruiting appa- I
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} rent hardiness, in which it seems to honey occasionally would be a very acceptable Garden and Field Seeds w. FENDRICH,
addition to the table comforts -
native chestnuts. This is
equal our a Successor to Albert Fries,

strong point in its favor, consideringthat of most of our homes. "S." I Ie Forage Crops) :; in Particular. Keeps! 20 varieties of Iuro-bred Fowls.!'!
Yards Shell Uoad \loncrlefSprnl[ .
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all attempts to cultivate the !I Kaffir Corn-New. handsome valuable. Eggs for Hatching, 82 per dozen.P. .
In a of American beekeepers Hr- Seed, roc lb. Postage )Hie; extra.
"Spanish" nut here have given such group -quarter O. Box :SSJ. Jacksonville, Mn1MPnt.fon
1 Yellow :Mlllu: ::\Islze-Early. prolific de1
E. O. Tuttle of : Dispatch.
results. gotten up by 1! slrable: also Large African Millet, or White --- -- -----
meagre Bristol, Vt., comprising one hundred j i Dura; W. ate :\(1110Ialzc.: Early Amber,and -
i These at 2-x ft, or by No.
Eaily Orange aue. 3000 EXTRA I JAPAN PER-
Experience With Nut Trees. and twenty of the most prominent j! mall tIc lb.
20c! W), by mall 3te Ih.
apiarists, we notice the faces of our cor- Sltani..heanuts. SIMMONS,
Full assortment of Garden Reeds G rasa and
In heading an article by Mr. Arthur respondent, J.Y. Detwiler, and also] -\Ir.1: Clover Seeds!', Eirly and Reliable Corn for
3%* U>' 1 feet,6 t>est varieties,all tested here,roc
Brown of Blackwater Fla. in Field Crops.
a Olaf Olsen, both of New Smyrna. I Peterklii'n Improved Cotton Sf.'ec1-40 perce each; $1.00 per do$25.00; ( per 100.

recent issue we inadvertantly credited Ii i i it. '.et lint.

him with an experience of thirty Ohio Improved Chester i, Send for lists of any Seed wanted. Prompt 300 Giant :irrnmniotli Chestnut
attention to orders.! Trecro
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i years, this being the age of his oldest Warrantedcholeruproof. f- J. H. ALEXANDER.:

trees, referring to this he says : 1. r: prizes Express In prrimbl.the States Wins ami >Foreign lot. 1: Seed_ Store. Augusta!' Ga. 3to.1 feet, line all grafted,"."*; each; $7.25 per
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1M
doz.: ; *50) per
Countries. S weighed I
:
"It is true I had been a farmer of 2HOO,-. Send for description (- Hedge Rose Plants for Sale. '
McCartney
J and price of these faun
\
over thirty standing in Jefferson 0 Sort of the Saiiir at Tic per lb.
years one hog*, also fowls. Tin: JJ.1
L. It. SII.TKK: ('O., Cleveland. O. This Rose makes a handsome!' and perfectly
County, Kentucky, but my knowledgeof ;I i Impassable fence; said to last an hundred.. All of the above have just arrived and In flno
Rend JOl"lacts and mention this paper. be set until February not
pecan culture dates back only a years. Plants can cultivation.

few years, having bought this property ) pRDlT & ORNAMENTAL, I later.Address :M. O,:-h II.T., I I II. ]1. SAVFOKI! fc CoyPixie

ifi in March, 1883. The old pecan trees T-UODS MAGNOLIAS I ___ ____ ______ __ -Fairbanks__ -Fla.i'OTt __._ I .
4 I ALE.: ;; ;i N IIr".r Thomasvllle, Ga.SEED
have much and I have
improved ,

h planted a large number of both pecan CLEMATIS PALMS,ETC.ROSES, i TilE CELEBRATEDEdg1atCr .

and other trees. If my articles on pecan I

v' culture have induced any to plant ;: OraiiffGrove;: ami"Winter wPOTATO
10 Medals and 39 Premiums :
pecans, I have accomplished much Home N _
AWARDED AT THE
good to that section: as well as to the HEADQUARTERS
World's Exposition in New Orleans. : Situated on the st. Johns liver 6 miles son:h a Orignal impcrter of
State, and hoping the near future may ofPalatkP. Tr.>c' contains 18': )acresfi\I "creuader ,,, the famous Prince

show Florida with many pecan or- New Descriptive .. alogues, c ntainln wire :e..cp. trove contains 2.: (I.'tl) tre-s1x10btaring W .= : Early Edward Kane Inland,best in

chards." maul New and Rare Varieties, will be sent: ; preset:! crop :3/W O boxes. A1 ...> 4 a: : the world for earhuxl
4 No. I.-Fiuits, Grapevines, Ulive6. I cents. a large nu her of of.er bearing ft ult tree.- handsome crop. All
the standard varieties
No. II.-Urnamen '
i Pecan Culture. green>and Plains 4 cents. lomous i.eaches, Japan iet Simmons, plums, s a Now bat no in store fancy and kind ar-

\ The of the whole matter far JOHN HOCK, LeConte pears figs, etc. Large barns pack- -__ rivingl'.I.I.L'arlyllebronNortnern
sum as
San .Jo%{.. California. t ; house, gnen-hoti, tenant s nous--, ponl- Ho e, IleautT of
as can be judged from the numerous -- ----- w.terwharf,art*slan
-- -- ---- ,, try yard with running : : -" no..p,\\'blte Mtar,

articles upon this subject, seems to be Farmers' Wagons and Carts. well, su.phur b..thin, pool), in tact a cupltreI --1 ;:; Stnte or Maine. .,
Ac. Send for C&t.a.logue
' that, though a grove in full bearing place. :Modern collage<<: hoiie of 10 looms, besides FIUE.T ; .

If you want. a firstclasUKon, or Oi o laundry, bath-roomistrne-roometc.I alt STKEKT.
may be quite profitable, yet as a rule Ch'"I'0'. CVr.xcall on f Grouuds wells'ocked C. OAVE IPORTPJzlLtn.: ._ FA
whh hot and cold water.
there will be a long, tedious wait, very ic. i). yA: is,7i, with lholC'o jo.}..ubs and flowers.: !For ,

trying to the patience of the grower, Jacksonville, Fla. "further particnlan Address +I PA'1'tlW ORK SILK! our Ladle pncica,;:!Mend' of luc.crazy for
Office, JI. Berlack's Store, Est Bay StretFarm -
is reached. Still 1 FULLER i KUK. It v*ill please
before that \V. F. patchwork you.
point I Wagons from." ."""." .. 0.S-io.00 to$t2uI 1 THE CALL Dorchester.*..
have no doubt that there are thousands I Cart and Drays from.$25.00 to i"2S.U', t San :Mateo, Fla

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and Coast point, including New York: Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore han and Live Oak.Triweekly .
1 vidence. Washington and service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
roT -weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savan days York (New Pier&>, North River,) direct for. Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur-
nah
Mondays, Wednesdays! and Fridays.
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and :Miners: Transportation the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays.: Company, leav- for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains!
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship for all points in Florida. Only direct line from New England to the South.
Savannah every Thursday. Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., sailing from Philadelphia every Saturday for

Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comanv, leaving Savannah direct.
every fcaturday.: Savannah From Baltimore Merchants:: and :Miners: Transportation Co., two steamers per week
from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S., F.A W. Ry for all -'"
Sailing days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. I points South.

The Florida Dispatch Line Is the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates,stencils and shipping receipts apply
to
agents of the to'
any above lines, or WM. P. HAKDEE, Uen'l Freight Agent, savannah, (in.
C. D. OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah, Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, G n'I Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Fla. D. II. ELLIOTT, Trav. Agent,Jacksonville.
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THE PJONI2KK BASIC OF SOUTH OnIDA.-Xo. 34Gf '
Cnxs.JOY President. NAT. BOYNTZ, VIce-President. J. II. VIVION, Cashier.!
Late Pesldent Bank Late Cashier Bank of Orlando. Formerly Cashier Com'l Bank of PATAPSOO FLOURING MILLS
of Orlando. Lebanon, Ky. Late of Potter, ,

Vivion & Co., Bankers, BALTIMORE, ITId.
Bowling Green, Ky.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ORLANDO, Orange Co., Fla.

Capital Stock Paid In, $5OOOO.OO | Autlioriicd Capital, 0OOO.OO Established In:1774.

Tenders Its best services to the public In all legitimate Banking business. Collections In

this region' of country. made and remitted. for_ promptly? ? '__on_ _the_day_ofpa)' el1..t. ___ The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours made in this country for
Family use. .

BARRS The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphateof
CLARK & TATE lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat, from which our

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL PATENT ROLLER. FLOURSare

Booksellers Stationers DealersNo. manufactured Is unequalled for the purity and superior quality of its nutritious prop
Paper ertles. \\'e make

29 West Bay Street, Jacksonville Fla. Patapsco; Superlative, North Point Family,
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J.3,000 Acres

Of the best of I C. A. GAMBRILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY,
quality heavy oak
hickory and cabbage hAmmock. having miles of river and
bay fronts and best water protection In Florida. Especially 32 Commerce Street, Baltimore,Md.
adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables. '
2 < ,. _Represented. _by Mr.JAS. H. BURST,Jacksonville. Fla.
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g9i bmop ANTHONY & YOUNG, CI ;.g :: trJ ;
'I H. J. BAKER
'II1. D -o- = Jp & BRO'S

4'tt> 'g 2I;:o-0 m1 a Real I Estate & I Insur. Agents,,I ;; 6';-p: : 1 0" 6 Ooq

;m CIO 0 A 1rJ ::w ;'t:: K S!'f OmpeG < 0 CelebratedORANGE
S= t w Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. I :;

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Town property improved and unimproved
In all the towns on the :Manatee: River. Beautiful river and

on mainland bay fronts. Pure salt water. Oysters, fish and clams. Lovely building sites <',....- -_. .... .. .A.. ."MAWURE.I
and islands. Yachting unsurpassed. Correspondence solicited. .-- _-.,'-- -' .., .1W\.N". ... \oL"-_.: .
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LEMON: AND OKAJVGE TREES GUM:.\xTIED Ax.\LYSIS.

Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good health locks.
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES Ammonia . . . . . . . . . . . 3.50 Per cent-
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, ana a general line Available Phosphoric Acid . . . . . . . . 4.00 "

-A-A-KOnST: : "STvTAJEeS: O-eorgreto-w-zx: Z''la Potash . . . . . . . . . . . .I z.50 "

May 16'83 tfFresh Soda. 0 . . . . . . . . .. . . . 2-00 hr

__ I r Magnesia . . . . . . . . . . . . S.oo H

Garden and Field Seeds, Lime. 0 . . . . . . 0 . 0 . . . 5.00 H
This! justly cclchratttl :Manure has hnen tlorntclly! tried for tears in Florida, and ul U"UJ'sWilla '
Full line for Spring planting, consisting in part of Water Melon Seed, Musk Melon, the best", rf''U"'' It i. nn tll'n.dH'al; Futilizcr,1.ut one which has!' slootl the
Squash, Tomato, Bush Beans, Valentine, Mohawk, Early Six Weeks and Refugee, and test'' for'.loars,;\1111 if prnpcrh' used Clllllllt fail i I tn rtpay its cost many times over in the in-
Garden Peas. creased yield of Or.uigcs, geiieral health twit raJitl ;:ion.t of the tree.

OOO Barrels seed Potntoes It is, and always has: )been the same superior Fcrtili/cr as when first introduced years ago,
; ;OO and we guarantee that its quality will sustaiiu-d in the future as in the past,as we do not
Early Rose, Burbank Seedling, Beauty of Heabron and Chili Red. Also Greenhouse and I to cheapen it by the introduction of any inferior and lower priced sources of Ammonia,

Nursery Stock. Catalogue free on application. s. L,. TIIUUT1S, i'hosphoric Acid,Vc.:
25 East Bay St.,Jacksonville. Fla. Seedsman and Florist. Our ORANGE TRITE Uullur in securely packed in barrel*i of 2oOlb! |
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LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES.New P. McQUAID, Jacksonville, Fla.,

Plants Catalogue now ready, with descriptions of Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees, I Where a full supply of it is constantly on hand,'or to
Vines Berries, Ornamental Trees Grasses
all the etc., together with lull descriptions 01

Choicest Varieties of Orange and Lemon Trees::,

Also Price List. Send Catalogue to"y.. W. I1AWKINK.& :SONY: Props., BAY l VlEW I NURSERIES.I

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all who love a *oo ELYCO'S
WEBELIEVE QFCHQ garden may test our \\ar"SI.OO- 1

FAIRHDNE5T RELIABLE %JCi Ci fcW we ranted will mail&-edt Budded Orange and Lemon Trees
any'0 varieties i of(Tar. ,
J3 EALI NO i clf'n,Flrld or Mower>.eeds in our large pickets including.lenM.Beans!! ?(.'orn,
I that you may select from our Catalogue (or that of any American Seed House if ours is not
I 11iEONLYBASIS j at hand"e) have grown from original stocks nil No\.Htie of merit,and carry one of Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Tre{>Vines and Plants.
FOR PERMANENT/ the most complete tocks of Garden Sends for either wholesale or retail trade in this conn-
t7. For H Ic.\\6 will mail any 21In.'kebcof Seeds you u ant.tolOtether\\ith a of our
[PROSPERITY] (.ard.'n Almanac und Seed; Manual%pages It is gotten np to be a copy practical Trees Stron;and Well Rooted: Hul Especially Adapted to South
friend in making and running a Garden. We aim to Rire more Good IIt'liable eedw
in these offers than have ever before been mailed for the same money. If yon prefer.we will Florida.An .
make Relectlon of 20 papers for S1*designed to giVA the best complete family garden. Jlnrket Gardeners
should read the testimonials from truckers around Philada. who have used our Seeds I.on pp. 64 of our Catalogue
and get Sp etolVi Cabby ehich we believe is the earliest hardiest,and largest heading stock of this variety ever offered Sold on application.
only! in#oz. pkta,mailed for 25c.each or 5 for S I I. Every seed' sold l by us is warra II t.'d pure, .h.....,and !
true to name or money, refunded. Ie I papers Choice Flower Seeds mailed for Soc. We can give you the Seeds i: K. J). HOYT,
from which you can produce the Sred ( ,
7 rowers
tinertTegetablea known to-day. DeFOREST ELY. & Pfl.J 303.Market: Philadelphia,rJ.Pa' I Bay View, Hillsborough Co., Fla.

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SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND WEST'N i, Put man Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir .7. T. LANCL TER.GI .
Bullet Cars via Waycross. Albany and Ms- N1 BAT. LA\D A..GE"Iirr:; SEEDS SEEDS !
RAIL'VA'V.WAYOROSS con, and visa Wayc oss, Je"up and :Macon Union Block, OCALA, FLA.
'I between Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Al o'I I
SHORT LINE through Passenger I.' between Jacksonville Orange Groves, Pine and Hammock LandsIN I _

I and Chattanooga.
TIME CARD IN EFFECT DEC. 5, 18. G. .:' Pullman Bullet Cars to and from Jacksonville Marion, Sumter.\ HernandoOran, Polk and Grass and Clover Seeds
I'I and Nashville via Thomasville and Ilillsboroujrh Counties. ,
All Trains on this Road are run by Central I Montgomery. U.\IULs..
standard Time. Pullman Buffet Cars between Tackfonvllle A 2-story Livery' Stable o stall. 21 I head of Seed Grain and Potatoes
PAttsengef Train will leave HIM) arrive, and Washington. horses and mules, buggies, etc., all in fine ,
dally
1 as follows: Through Tickets sold to all points by Rai trim in Ocala, sold to close up an estate. \\l\z\ Garden and Flower-: Seed*
WEST INDIA PART MAIL and Steatrship: connections. and l baggage profits. ,
Leave Tampa via 8. F. It. R........ ...... 8:00 p m. I I checked 1 through. Also, sleeping Car berths U3 acres bearing hammock grove, one inil !! Vegetable & Flowering Plaits.
} 44 Sanford via J., T. & K. W......... 1:00 a in and sections secured at the Company's; Oflice from Court-house and on pruiclnnl' :L\"t'nlw'l l
1 Jacksonville.............................? T.O.J a in in Astor's building, 82 Bay street, and at Passenger all high and well protected by original forest I
Arrive Jacksonville ........ .........12:00 n'n ; Station, and on board People's Lint growth; good well of water, small :!-roorn j:
ArriveVltycroRs. .......;:..;................... 9:10 a m Steamers H. w. Plant and ChaUahoochee grad house; trees in thriving condition. Price, Prices quoted on application

Arrive Savannah ................................11:55: a m PeBary-Baya Line steamer City of JacRson-/ I ,(OOO.) I j jcleared
best hammock!
Arrive Charleston.............................. 45fyp! m ville. WM P HA 4 DEI'?:. } 100 acres balance In ; : land, fiO acres i\ Descriptive Catalogue mailed FMB.
: wood,2U miles from B'l ileview. !! -
Arrive Richmond................................. 6:19: a m (7.' 'n"..Q P'VRPtprr Apn'R. ,Price : ) 'sell / :
$3,001)VI11 this In 40ieivtracts ) :
1 Arrive Washington...........................11:00 a ni n FM.'MTVO.YOU "" f..t"nf "nf at :35 This land has : Solicited.SEEDSMEN
? acre. runniiiwater '
Arrive Baltimore................................12:18 p m it and per muck ; Correspondence .
on a splendid I
Arrive Philadelphia............................ 2H7 p m will afford desirable fertilizer pond near |
that fur
4AY wo i
Arrive New York............................... Sr'iO p m DOIV'TT vegetables. very '
Pullman Buffet('ar*Tampa to Washington, Southern Sportsmen Look Here hammock land 1 !
1()acres mile of Mtra Stn- |
and New York to Tampa. The fallowing Holllday: Combination good tion,7acres In hearing grove; trees: not injured 1 T1WV1OOB & SONS

NEW ORLEANS EXPKE.S only until Jan. 3.. 1S87. by cold, enclosed by good fence; two city lots !
Leave Jacksonville........................... 1:00: a in In Citm. All for $3.111.: ) () ,
Arrive Jacksonville............................ 7:35' p m Every article warranted or the money re- 2OOO{ acres land from 2 to :3 miles of Belle- i
Leave Callahan...................................... 7.rJ:: l a in lunded. Hue OOPS! view; 1,500) acres best hammock balance No. ,
Arrive Waycross! ................................... 9:10: a m COMBINATION. I 1 pine and mixed land. Price $25 per acre.
Arrive Thomasvllle....... -.................. 1:22: p m One Imported English double-barrel, Properly on the beautiful I lake weir at from NO. 10 S. FOURTEENTH 8T.
Arrive Bainbridge...... ............ ............ &;;5 p m breach-loading:. Shot-gun finest laminated I !20) to *:jO per aere. Call on or addres* as above. Mention this paper. fUCHMOftB YAa,
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ArriveChattahoochee ... .. .. 4:04 pin steel barrels double key, oiled ,,Mock rebounding -: 1 _
Arrive Pensacola via L. & N. R.IL..1u:10 p m locks, checkered pistol grip, Eng JOHN F. STRATTON'S
Arrive Mobile Via L.&N.R. R............ 2:15 a m Hsh finish, pat. rubber butt-plate, 1", 1-: or iJguage ( CELKHRATKDIJra.ss Oranges and Lemons !
Arrive New Orleans ViaL. A:N.R.R... 7:10 a m -a magnificent will Kill at 100/)
Arrive Albany.....1................................ 3N2: p m yards 25 bras shells.} gun Bawl fiistmiiiciits. -
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:21 p m One;low ALSO
trunk-shape! gun case, waterproofcanvas
Arrive Atlanta via Central It. R,.......12:15: a m leather bound barreU over COlllolirnments:: :sollclted. liberal advances
Arrive Chattanooga via W. k A. R.R. 5:55' a m stock-the, most convenient, made.placed ..JOIII'. STRATTONVSG made. Would.be pleased.to! correspond with
case:
i Arrive Nashville via N.C.&St L.R.R11.-45: a m One Implement set, containing loader, cap- Trumpet parties desiring! to ship here.
Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.... 0:50 p m per, shell-extractor and measure. ..reordering. SiimiiicrN ITIorrifcon A; Co.,
i Pullman Buffet Cars to and ftom Jackson- One pat. pocketoller; I leather bound,water 174 South Water St.,'.Chlcago.
..lie and New Orleans via Pensacola. and The handsomest Arcordeons -
proof shell belt with shoulder 1 waterproof -
strap;
Mobile,to and from Jacksonville and Louisville In the market. Refer Metropolitan: National Bank, Chicago -
via Thomasvllle, Atlanta and Nashville, canvas coat any size; 1 waterproof can- : .1. V. Farwell:& Co.. Chicago._ __ _
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vas vest. anj'size; waterproof canvas pants. .IO1IN F. STIIATTON'S --
and Cincinnati to Jacksonville, via Jesup.
size 1 hat. size
any ; waterproof canvas any :
' A. C. LINE EXPRESS.Leave 1 heavy nickel dog call; I patent due call. q: I'ieeolo Aeeordeolls. THE DINGEE & CONARD CO'S

Jacksonville............................. 2:05: p m This Magnificent Outfit Only $' 3.j(). .John I'. Strattoii'*' BEAUTIFUL EVEIt.ln-.UO. INGI
Arrive Jacksonville.............................12:00 n'n OR, How DOES THIS STKIKK You ? (''elnbrut Harp
Leave Callahan.................................... 2:47: p m ( iiitursetr.
Leave Chattahoochee.. ...... ...............I lao a m One English double-barrel muz/lf-lo.ullng I ROSES
Leave Thomasvllle............................. 1:45: p m shotgun, tine wire t\\'1st. beau ilully carved ., ..It.< ., etc. i
Arrive Waycross................................. 1:10 p m black stock silver mountings; 1 waterproofcanvas s'1'lCA'FTON.19
Arrive Brunswick via B. & .v. R. R... 8:28: 5 t t m coat; 1 waterproof canva* nat ; 1 waterproof ..d"F.. I For 18 Yours our Great Specialty has been

Arrive Jesup-............................... ....... 6:16 pm game bag: i patent hot belt; 1 embossed Maiden_ _Lane_, ___ New__ York. i growing and distributing nos ES. We have all tha
1Ie8t3tandardlOrtdnditfer-
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Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R-ll:20: p m powder (game pattern ; --
Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V. A: O. R.II. 2:25 a m dog call ; 1 patent duck call. ent sizes and prices to suit mad all.We or endSTROlUJT1GQ&-to all points.
I'LAMM safely by express
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Arrive Chattanooga via F:. T. V. & G. 8:20 a m This Outfit Complete Only SIS.fJO.( ORANGE HOME.
Arrive Cincinnati via C. 8. R. R......-. 6:45 p m No? Well how is THIS ? 1 AM BOUND TO 3 TO 12 PLANTS $ I.| sfjSSSaj

Arrive t Savannah.....M.................... 7:68 p m PLEASE AI.IJ. II Ours= CAV Hu idettd pp..describes nearly SOOflneit
Arrive Charleston..........._................. 1:25 a m One single-harrel breech-loader, blue barrel varieties Roses! ,the best Hardy Shrubs, A
Arrive Wilmington............................. 8:30: a m oiled walnut stock Snider Action weight 7% A Beautiful Spot in a Healthy Location. ClinahingVlnesandNewand Rare Flower
Arrive "Weidon- ................................... 2:15 pm lbs. 3& Inches ,l'1 ) brass shells Seerta, und tells how to grow themFItES'Addretls
Arrive Richmond .............................. 6:00: p m cartrid long, gauge belt ; holds- hun-; THE IHNfiEE & (!ONARD CO.,
Arrive Wa bJ.>>gton.............................11:00: p m dred 1 waterproof rounds 1 implement t set, ,loader one,capper, Unequalled for Orange Culturejand; Trucking.On -Rose Growers Vest Grove, Chester.. -Co.- -Pa.
Arrive Baltimore................................12:35 u m shell extractor; and
Arrive Philadelphia............................ 3:15 a m This Outfit measure.Only SU.3O.; the F. R. & N. Co's main line, 25 miles THE CHAMpION FENCE WORKS
Arrive New York................................. ':50 a m south of Ocala, 8 miles north of I/eesburg. ,
I sell English
Finally can Imported
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Can to and from you
Jacksonville and New York, also Jacksonville breech-loaders from $11.50 to $100.( English Transportation unexcelled.A E. M. WESTON, Manager.
to Cincinnati via Jesup. muzzle loading guns from $.J.OIJ' to SIS. Five specialty of Educational Facilities, moral
hundred revolvers from S:) ctA. 10 $13 each. home influences, health and reasonable Works at Waycross Depot,
EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
Leave Jacksonville.............................. 5:00: p m Remington Flobert parlor repeating rifles, Colt's rifles, new Stevens'lightning l rifles, profits from all agricultural and Industrial (in centre of E. Bean's Packing-House)
Arrive Jacksonville ..... ................. 8:55 a m magazine rifles and carbines Smith & Wes pursuits. All I ask is a personal Inspectionof
Jacksonville Fla.
Leave Callahan..... ............M...............- 5:41: p mLeave ,son's revolvers,and in fact, sporting outfits of Orange Home and vicinity. ,
Waycross! ................................? 7:58 p m kind and at manufacturers and Will sell Real Estate, Orange'Groves, Town most desirable'
Leave Gainesville .............................. 3:55: p in every Jobbing variety Prices. Lots Hammock and High Pine Lands. This is the cheapest and
importers Is made of bestJSKSSKMEIS
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I Leave Lake City....................... .......... 3:2o p mLeave Save retailers' profits and send direct to me Fence now made. Jt Yellow
WIRE and
Live Oak.................................... 7:20 p m for what want need. The advertised Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOWNmails STEEL
Leave Thomasvllle ..............................11:30: p m goods are you not job lot.or, but are, even now, in general stores etc. Pine Plcket! >'. Orders for Fencing. promptly
1 Arrive Albany....................._............. 1:55 a m Bond,In the Government warehouses in New Corespondence solicited. References of the attended. Come and see samples.I
Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 7:30 a m York city. best furnished. am sole agent for the Counties of Duval,
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R......... 2:10
p m ESP"Don't buy until you write to me. Clay, St. Johns, Marion and Alachua for the
So ,
Arrive New Orleans ,Ia L. A N. R.R. 7:30: p m Catalogue C/tftmpion J'fnrf ;taC'"h.eacbine can
p Arrive Nashville via L. A; N. R. R.... 7:05() p m but if you need anything in the Sporting \1'. C. DODI. be seen in operation at my works.E. !.
Arrive Louisville via L. A N. R. R.... 2:12 a m Goods line write to me before purchasing Orange Home, Sumter Co., Fla. M. WESTON
f Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:30 a m elsewhere. Agents wanted on my Outfits. -- -- -- ---- ,
a Arrive St. Louis via L.A N. K.R........ 7:40 a m fiend money at once for outfit. The and Most Complete Estab- __ ______ __Manager._
Pullman Buffet Cars: to and from Jacksonville Do not send money otherwise than by P. O. Largest
Louisville vlaThomasville, Albany, Money Order, Bank Draft on New York, or lishment South. THE BEST HEALTH RESOiiT
Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from by Express.
Bartow and Montgomery via Gainesville. 3Wrlte your name and shipping directions h- ,1__, IS OX TIlE
SAVANNAH EXPRESS. plainly and distinctly. .mw, te Dine nf the Florida Southern.

Leave Jacksonville.............................. 8:15 p m Address at once C Unsurpassed by any other section for the
Arrive Jacksonville........ .................. 6:15: a inLeave KIKllIJM: S. MOIKiAIV, production of Fruit and Vegetables. If you
Callahan ............................... :e'5 p m Key Port, New Jersey. are coming to Florida, whatever may be your
+ Arrive Callahan ................................. 5.M> a m means or (condition you will most assuredly
a Leave Gainesville.............................. 3:& p in Correspondence solicited in German, be pleased with this Centre of the Lake Re-
Arrive Gainesville ............................10:0,1 a in French,.=Spanish., Swedish..and Norwegian. gion. S.
Leave Lake City.................................. 3:20: : p m -- .-- ------- I I L1PitttmanFin.1
Arrive Lake City................................10:15 a m cr....... ""': ..'." .... =:-::-> ,. I! I Ii -+-_ .--- -- ----' -
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Arrive Live Oak......:........................,7: H in _...__..J.....__- ,"9-Aa _.__.1-; _' ___________ i I II II STOCK of choice Imported varie-

; Arrive Thomasvllle............................ ;:15a m GMAN: I ties of OUANOE and LEMONS: acclimated and
I Arrive Albany...................................11:10 a m a ESNGiNG, .mt c cj ] I i tested at Belair. Also, PECAN TREES. Applyto
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. It.... 7:55 p m I I --......--...-........-""' '.'-: \. ....... ------_.... I Donald :HUGGIPNS at Belair. or
Arrive :Nashville via L.& N. H. R..... ti:.).) a m I!: ; = T. F. Agent, Sanford.Snowdrift .
Arrive Louisville via L. & N. It. R. 1:57 p in j Z --- .- -- -
Arrive Cincinnati via L. A N. R. R... 6:35 p m II ,1mi l Poultry Yards
+ Arrive St, Louis via L. A X. It. It...... 8:00 p m i Z.w i

Arrive Waycross.................................11:20: p in I Geo. S. Hacker & Son KKUKA, PUTNAM: Co., FLA.
Arrive Brunswick via B. A W. R. It.. 6:10 a in 1:1-1"" l.i..:I..lllrL.! .
Arrive Albany via B.A W. R. R........ :45; a in IMARiONC4 fo JSEV. NOEL U. JIAMEH, Proprietor.
Arrive Macon. via Central R. R......... 9:01 a m ""' P :MANUFACTURER OF Fresh eggs of White Wyandottes, W.OO: ) ;
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R. ...... l-M p in The very best and cheapest Fence made. White Pb mouth hocks and White Leghons
Arrive Chattanooga via W.A A. R.R. 77:< p m Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, MODLDINQ I Knit pp'..) ?: .IJ1J' per sitting. Packed In new
Arrive Jesup.............................-........... i:0"am( I each picket is firmly riveted. ('an be put up b.. skttsauu delivered, to Express: _o..on Fla.
Arrive Brunswick via E.. T. V. A u... 6.-00 a in very rapidly and so as not to sat: :-verv dura And Building Material. I Southern Uy. Circulars free.
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R.R... 7:3o a m ble. The only fence used by the Boston and ------.
Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V.&G. R. 11.11:30: a m Albany R. R. Co. Do not confound it with I Office Warerooms, King. op. ('annont.: I
Arrive Cbattanoga,'Ia B.T.V.&G.Jt H. (;:15 p m I an inferior article. Blackberry Plants and Grape Vines
Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. It. R........ b:40 a m For descriptive (circulars address, as above. I Charleston. N. ('.
Arrive Savannah................................. 6:10 a m ---- -- -- -- -- 1 fy :Mail postpaid, at lowest i pOF s.slb'e' prices,
Arrive Charleston ....... ................. .12:;5 p in
For I'I IHaU: Ls'O'1'E'SANI The Orapevinesart -
Arrive Wilmington ............................. t Sa::u) p in \\'CONSUMP110N and safe arrival guaranteed.
Arrive Richmond ........ .......................1U.J.;u. in I ) tested Northern varieties, grown on
Arrive Washington.................... ...... :3:10pin 1 I ha 'e a positive" remedy! fr.the abore dif rue.: by its own place from cutting Forjfree' price
Arrive Baltimore...................._........... 151 p in Kuiffer's on IcConi Sooty, ,, gee thousaj /If fOil,. t of 11 w. '-,' km-1! and of img my address
Arrive Philadelphia. ....................... 7:17: p 111 I Address j tt.ndlng-ha\'et..d.Its eSioarv, i oil I Yo.iI: M i I', .!" T i'\'.i)natrongtsnVlathIn BOTTLLS .'IEE.I list and description,
Solve :New York ................................ t1ltl..J! Tu tog-.tht'r with a "'.\i.r3CLE 1 ri: \l 1PE on this diitit W. C. STEELE
B. W. PARTRIDGE
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I I to any sufferer. (;ii\e"'J'( -fand r. o. addr.... Switzerland, St.'Johns Co., "'Ia.FIiROAR .
Continued to next Column. Rocky Branch,. Nursery, Monticello, 1<"180. DR.T. A. jLv:) UJ. leiFeartSLNswTotk

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Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. BUILDING I MATERIAL S. B. HUBBARD & CO.

100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, ,

Our trees are very thrifty, three and four THE LARGEST STOCK L ..FLORIDA.
JACKSONVILLE
year old stock,%to IK inch diameter, with :FRONT PRESSED BUICK . ... ........ ...... ... .. ...... .... ......ftlO.OO per 1000 FLA.,
one year old buds. ',Turneries easily acces- GOOD FLORIDA .... ........ .. .......... ........ ............. 9.00 ..
sible to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
Catalogues. AddressE. Lime, Plaster, Lath, Cement, Hair, Fire, Fire Brick, Fire Slabs, Fire :Mortar. WHOLESALE ANDR.p.TATT,,
B. FOSTER, Manager
dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla. TYSEN, SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay St. DEALERS IN

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HORACE DREW. Hardware, Stoves and Tin-ware,
STEEL WOVEN WIRE FENCING
,
Sash, Doors and Blinds, Paints,

WIRE 80c. PER ROD. 59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, FloridaWHOLESALE Oils and Varnishes
0IL' Pumps,
AND RETAIL
N Lead and Iron Pipes, Su-
Books Stationery Newspapers Periodicals and
,
Mills Leather and
2J Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods, gar Rubber, Belt and

Base-Ball Goods Amusements., Croquet and Out-door Mill Supplies


HarcourP Fla. Fruit and How to liaise Them. New Ed. '. Revised, En- of every description.

Twisted Wire Rope Selvage. larged and fully Illustrated. Cloth.. .. .... . .. ...... .. ...... .. ...... ........... .....81.25
AU widths and! sires.; : Sold hv us or any dealer In tbfnlineofgoodfFREICHTPAIb.lnforrnationfree. Moore'/*! Orange Culture, !{ev. Ed. ...... ..... ... .. ...., ............... .. .. ...... ..........*1.W
Write Oemler's Truck Farming In the South. .... .... ........................ ..... ......... ......... 1.50 A "NEW DEAL"Company
The McMullen Woven Wire Fence Co., Whltner's Gardening in Floiida . ......................................... .................. 1-50
158 & 160 W. Lake St., CHICAGO, ILL.: McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida..... ............................................ .... ... 4.00I BY
SOMETHING \\ have all the Maps, Books, etc., on Florida that are published. Complete lists on application -
HOTU Legal Blanks of every description. Deere &
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OUR NEW SEED CATALOGUE FOR 1887.' The --- - -- -----
Most Complete Illustrated Catalogue published,
(over 400 Illustrations ) NEW SEEDS NEW Lh'rA1L1t 1HED 1ri715-
WAREHOUSE, EVERYTHING NEW All the MOLINE, ILLINOIS.

LrU.:: UU" THINGS; and for GARDENER FARMER GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS

Send COPY.your address on Postal Card for FREE Two Horses can do the work of Tnree.uvnelFoiEn .
S. Y HAINES I & CO. Peedsmen AND
64&66 N Sront St. and 100 Arch St., Phil a., Pa.
.:---- FERTILIZERSVVJ
A

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Mason & Hamlin (Successor to J. E. Hart,) IN THE COST OF PLOWING.

< 20 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.I Turned wlth.uh power
24 inches
6 inches
handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on rpuired for
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in
ORGANS: PIANOS:

Highest Honor !t SNewmodeof Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat
*at all Great ,
World's E M- notrequireone-
bitions i i for quarter as SCREENINGS
GROUND FEED COTTON SEED MEAL Etc.
elg-htetnyean., much tuning ,
One, hundred Pianos on the
Styles, Jw. to } prevailing i STATE AGENT FOR
foo.'ForCa&h. wrest-pin
Rented.Payments Catalogues system.markable K for e- J. E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers.
free. purity of tone y
and durability Guaranteed A Analysis.

ORGAN AND PIANO CO. Comprising ORANGE a vj iw'TREE and VEGETABLE -gi1 -

FERTILIZER, I T PURE GROUND *BONE
164Tr0MRtSt.Boston. 46 E.I4th St. (Union Sq.), fTDAnp Bl IAN
N.Y. 149 Wabash Ave. POTASH W L POTASH *
,Chicago.ENSILAGE MURIATE OF SULPHATE ,; The greatest plow i&proTeae&t: of the time,

NITRATE SODA \ KAINIT, ETC. "NEW
THE DEAL" WHEELED
m ROSS Prices on application. July 27 U
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2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND WALKING PLOWS,

SINGLE AND DOUBLE FURROW.THE

_tOO j' FOR SALF BY "NEW DEAL" t is! )lighter in draft and more
I easily bandied than a hand plow, and cute a
more uniform farrow.

I THE "NEW DEAL' i i" lighter draft,lighter In
SOUTHERN RAILWAY GOMP 0 ANY
Fodder Cutters _. THE FLORIn I and weight will I and do all lighter its work.in price than a sulky plow,

These Cutters guaranteed to cut faster run I THE""NEW DEAL" Gang cuts 24 inches with the
lighter do a greater variety and better work SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 50 per
than any machine made. More lloss Cutters in use cent in labor. Does all the work of a four-
for Ensilage than all other machines in the United horse'! riding gang with one less horse and little
States combined. Cutters especially for Ensilage lolumbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange, more than half! the cost.
; heavy strong, simple never get out of
order, and last a Ilfe-time. Dry Fodder Cutters, Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee, THE NEW DEAL" Plows are ALL STEEL,
12 sizes,hand and power. Largest machines in the insuring greatest strength with lightest weight.

world.United!The State largest,and the Cntter only one Factory building cutters in the Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of FlorIda This Is no untried and rickety experiment,and
exclusively anywhere. Send for our large Illustrated i'rli-t SI.25 per acre and upwards, according to location.For these claims are not made recklessly to attract at-
Catalogue "A" 80 ages.: tention. Thin system 10 the outgrowth of careful
F RINGFIE D, 2. further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Pala k t,Fla. observation aud experiment reaching over a periodof
EW, ROSS &CO- o.6 Centre Bt.,Al say, tOur yearn, with a rational view of the requirementsof
Book oa En U* e neat free w all.-bo MUM this p per. L. X. WTLKIE, W. P. COUPEU, the times.
They are superior to any plows ever offered,
Chief Clerk and Cashier, Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. economical
and the most! plows ever placed in the
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A HARDWOOD S ORANGE GROVES State Agent for the above Plow.

N H ALSO
Supplied In car-load lots_ Admlt-
A fed one of the most: Complete FertilE VEGETABLE LANDS, HOUSES nND LOTS.Loans Deere & Co's Steel Pony ?, 2 and
izers now in use. Especially
D teed.for Orange Correspondence Grove! Quality ollcited.uaran- S negotiated on First Mortgage Real Estate Bonds. 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding,

A B. L. '(WELL & co.. J. H. LIVINGSTON, Walking and Plain.Culti. -
Montreal CUliada. .
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Ocala Fla. vators.
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Chicago Poultry Letter c0L: : : Y d CO. Planet Jr. Cultivators and Garden Tools


IS THE BEST Real Estate Brokers and Agents, Wasbburn & Moens

Poultry and Live Stock Journal
61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. BARBED WIRE FENCING.We .
Published.
Orange Groves, Truck Farms, and Lands of every description. City keep the largest stock of
It tells how to mate raise and manage and Suburban Property for Sale.
Poultry for pleasure and profit. AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS
Correspondence solicited.
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JOHN T. LESLEY President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,sec & Treas
PRICE 50 CENTS PER ANNUM.The Catalogues and Prices sent free. Correspondence
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY, solicited.

Chicago Poultry; tter and The Weekly TAMPA FLORIDA,
Western Fanciei's Review both for Jl.S.'i.Address AddressS.

Are rellab and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every .
B. HUBBARD & CO. 4
J. L. S. HALL, M. I)., descriptlo. of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our DeMcrlpU..ePamphlet ti .

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SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD. i:- /N INFORMATION DR1 JOHN BULL'SSmith's


(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER SUNDAY November 14,1886,1:30 a m,Trains
will leave and arrive as follows: MANY PERSONSat '

SOUTH BOUND. NORTH BOUND. this season Tonic! Sym

..; r & =1 ei d ::- x Q oct':: suffer fromneither ]
:w5 C: .... wm ooM VOLINA'
a0 0 I C 0 CIS 0 I "
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ri O. I' 0 0 3AO -
.cO 1 0..0 ..C 0
Z .Z .Z .Z' .Z ... :0a' FOR THE CURE OF
3z 0 0 0 0 ==z c. e ;Z a E..c.Z Headache.teuralula r
l = z p'' STATIONS.D N Ha c\ I
CORDIAL
t.c ; ,
CIS w ; g g g g 8 FEVER
.FCrr Q Rheumatism and AGUE
i -< < <: i < ;::3 < < :: ,
Pains in the
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AX PX PM: AX AX P X Leave--Arrlve A M A M AX PI P X Ar Limbs, Sack and Or CHILLS and FEVER

.._ ........ ..._... ........ -...... ...... ...... _R. R. Wharf... ......_ .. ... _...... ........ ........ ........ Sides, Bad Blood, ,
o 1080 4 40 500 8 40110. 40 7 40 ......Sanford...... 115 230 8 30 100 4 (00. 420 910 AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The
3 10 40 4 48 510 855'1O55, 755.,....... Belair....... 112 2 21 8 2112 4S 350 405 85 i tndigest ionDyspepsla, .

4 ......- ...... ...... ...... Crystal' IAlke.. III ... .... ........i, ... HalariaConstipation Kidney Troubles. proprietor of this celebrated mediciojustly
5 10 .. 515 900 _.... ......_ .... Bents....... 110 2 16 8 16........ 3 15..f..1 .... claims for it all
31() 45.. 458. 525 9 101130 8 2; ....Longwood_..105 206 8 0512 37 3 31 40 825 <*-YOLINA CORDIAL CURES RHEUMATISM, a superiority over ran
103 5031 533 9 181150 8 40 ...Altamonte ... 102 158 7 57'1230 325 305 813 Bad Blood and Kidney Troubles, by cleansing the dies ever offered to the public for the SAP] .
14 11 U7 5 06i; 5 38 9 2',12, 00 850 ...Mayo.l01 153 7521226, 320 255 tS 05 blood of all its Impurities strengthening all parts CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cur
15 Ill:.! 5081 543 927112' 15 900 ..._Maltland_... 100. 148 7 4812 ZJ 315 24'') 8 00 of the body.mVOLINA. of Ague and Fe veror Chills and Fever,whet)
18 1120 515 5 62 9 3..12. 35 9 15 _Wlntet Park... 97 1 40 74012 IS 307 230 750 CORDIAL CURES er of short or long standing. He refers to th
.... ...._I 800 ...... ...... .. ..... ...., Wilcox...... 95 ...... 7 32 _...... 3 00 ... .. SICK-HEADACHE, entire Western and Southern hew .
22 11.35 5 608 950 140 ...... 93 12d 7 2612 02 255210730.t Neuralgia,Pains in the Limbs Bark and Sides by country to
... : I .. .. .. ..10 fg..?8r.r. :::: 90 ... .. .. toning the nerves and strengthening the muscles. him testimony to the truth of the assertio.
1145 5 34j 620 1002 J 55 .... ...Jessamlne... 89 1 12 7 1311 i9. 2 40. 1 25 7 02 **-YOLINA CORDIAL CURES DYSPEPSIA that in no case whatever will it fail to cure 1 i.

25.. ......1) 6 ZJ 10 05 ...... 10 2.5..P1ne Castle... 88 1 10 7 10 _...... 2r.: ...... ..... thedirectionsareltrict1yfoUowedandcarrieout. i
5 40j 6 80 1012 2 :110. 46 ..Big Cypress.. 85 102 7 031142 2 30 1 10. 6 52 ilating indigestion of the and Food Constipation the by aiding the assim- In a great many cases a single dose hi;
through
action of
the
( ]) 6 45 2 .. ) 63i proper .
1148.. 550 AM 10 25 4711 30 ...McKlnnon. 8)1250( 6521132 PH 1511255 stomach; it creates a healthy appetite. been sufficient for a cure, and whole familit .
6 l5 7 00 6 1510 40 3 211..Kissimmee... 751233 6401120 835 2 00'12 20 620
44 ) ... PI 6 25 A H ......1215 ....Capmbells ... 7112 c 5 A M ....... S 22: PH........ ... 4f-YOLINA CORDIAL CURES NERVOUSNESS, have been cured by a single bottle,with ape
52 6 4.1 6 43 4 1012 3.5 ..Lake Locke.. 631147 )0 44 8 00 10 5.3 5.3'2 Depression of spirits and Weakness, by enlivening feet restoration of the general health. It i,*,
57 120 6 52 6 55 4 3012 52 ...1Javenport.... 581135 10 32 7 47 10 3-5 515 and toning the system. however,prudent,and in every case more ce:
81 130 7 Ou 7 0.5 4 47 1 25j..Halnes C1ty.. M 11 2.5 1022 7 35 1015 5 00 tain to cure,if its use is continued in smallf.*
8811 1 48 714 7 22 5 20 1 45j..Bartow' June. 47 11 12 10 07 715 9 45 442f -H--YOLINA CORDIAL CURES OVERWORKEDand doses for a week or two after the disease hi.
58 7 21 733 S 40 2 ({1...Auburndale.. 9 654 IS 4 2) Delicate Women, Puny and Sickly Children. t
77 2 (08 7 8 7 43 5 5.5 2 40 ._ tFltzhughs... 38 10 37 9 41 6 42 a 00 4 13 It is delightful and nutritious as a general Tonic. been checked,more especially in difficult an t10ngltandinJ

83 223 742,, 8 15 640] 325 .....Lakeland..... 32'1013' : 930 625 835 355 Volfna Almanac and Diary cases. usually this medicin .
13 2 48 8 02 9 00 7 25.......... ....Plant City.... 22 10 00 9 ro S 25 7 30 3 20 for 1887. A handsome completeand t will not require any aid to keep the bowels i .

B8 2 58 ...... 9 ......_ ........Cork....... 17, 9 bO 4 5.5 ...... ...... useful BOOK,telling how to CURE good order. Should the patient, however,require
)03 310 8 22 9 8 35 4 10 .....8etfiler...... 1219 43. 8 3.5 5 4U 6 3t) 2 40 DISEASES at HOME In a pleasant,natural way. cathartic medicine
105 3 17 8 2S i 9 15.. 8 4.5 420 .....Mango...... 101, 9 3.5 828. 4 32 6 2J: 2 32 Mailed on receipt of a 2c.postage stamp. Address ,afterhavingtakethree
3 ....... Orlent.-.. ... 9 20 ... ... VOLINA or four doses of the Tonic,a single dos '
m .I DRUC & CHEMICAL
18 t : M CO.
81 s'4' i'
3 25.. ij'Z5'S'0 C Ar Tampa Lv: A M 8' 00 of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILL
PMI 1 PMi, 1 BALTIMORE MD. U.S.A.
: P PM PM: P M I : AM AM will be sufficient. Use no other.

*Flag Stations. Trains No. 3 and 6 leave from and arrive at J., T. & K W. Depot. No. 1, PENNYROYAL PILLS DR.. JOHN BULL'SSMITH'S
2.3, and 6 Dally. No. 4.5 7,8 27,28, and 29 Dally except Sunday. Trains No. 3 and 6
t top only at Orlando, Kissimmee, Bartow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. No.30 Daily "CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH." TONIC SYRUP
except Monday. No. 3 stops at Klssimmee for Supper Nos. 1 and 2 stop at Kissimmee for ,
Dinner No. stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. stops at Lakeland for Supper. The Original and Only Genuine. BULL'S SARSAPARILLA,
Trough Tickets sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and \Vest. Baggage Safe and alway Reliable. Beware of worthleM Imitations.Indispensable .
ehecked to LA DIES. Ask your Dr..... for BULL'S WORM DESTROYEF
through.Pemberton 4ChIche.ter'.Ena-U h*and take no other or fnctoM 4o.itamps .
( )to ui for partlcnlan in Utter by return mail The Popular Remedies of the Day.
Ferry IIrancb.-S.F. It.R. NAME PAPER. Chl ..ml .l Co2818 -
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S all f or d and Indian River Railroad.t3tg 3fadI nsquare",Phila ..,P. ,
h Bound North Bound. Bold by: Dranhta everywhere." Ask for "Chlche* Principal Office 831 Main St., LUISYILLE.KV.
Read Down. Read Up. >> .
tera ncllahn Pennyroyal m. Take no oih<*

F'st Ac. F'st Ac. m Dally except Sunday.
M'L &Ft 1\1'1 &Ft READ THIS CAREFULLY. Y HABITS cured
= STATIONS. :
)1 19. 2L 20. 22. :a South Bound. North Bound. 'VP"I U Mat home particulars without Kent pain.Free.Book

-- Read Dowd Read Up. In order to introduce and advertise 01 i _____ U. WOOLLE..M..AtI&Dta.6ft.
I P.M. AM A. X P.X. I goods in all parts of the country t\T ONCE a .
6 4.10 7.40 Lv PembertOn Fery Ar 9.40 6.20 57 d Pas. Pas. Pas. I are almost

I 4.14 7.45 ..........Fltzgerald. ..... 9.36 6.1556 = do Mt &N't STATIONS. &Ft GIVING AWAYthe
3 4.19 .. ....._.... .Orlole .. .... 9.30 ..... S4 ZJ. 25. 24 ASTHMACERMAN CUREDl
S ..... ....... .. .Bay City....... ..... ..51 ,- -- .- following Valuable Collection of Keaut
I 10 4.3J: 8.20........ .Macon......... 9.1S 5.40 47 a.m p.rn a.m p.m- fUI Useful, Amusing and MJscellnneoi ASTHMA CURE
12 4.38 830..........Owen boro......... 9.10 5.30 4) 1: 0 10.45 4.501v..Sanford .........ar 8.00 2.1) I" Things. We will send the Entire Collection Instantly relieves the moet violent attack and
16 t.so 9.05 .. .Dade 900 5.00 41 j 4 11.00 5.05 ........!ort Reed......... 7 43 20015 post-paid, for only 18c. insures comfortable flwsp SO WAITING fur HE-
23 5.08 9.101...1: 61110 5.15 ....... ., utledge ......... Z'3 1.5013 You cannot fall to be more than 8atisfle 1!.tLTS.Beingused' by inhalation its action fa immediate -
I direct and ccrtnin.and a cure is the
32 5.2810,10........*Teddervl1le ... 3.3025 7,11.15, S 20 ".""..""' Lord_ .... 1.2g 1.4) 12 6 Beautiful Engravings, viz: The Mornln-i remit in all curable ewes. A single trial con
., 37 5.4010.30 .......... Kathleen.. .....1.i 8.15)! \ 3.1020/ 1211.35! ;! 540 ............Clifton ............. !.0 8. 1..J 7 of Life,A Garland of Flowers.The First Lov* vinces the most! skeptical Price 6<>c. and $1.00
40 5.4710.42 ........Grltlln's Mill..8.08 2.5.5117 1 1411.40 5,45 . ..*Tuskawilla. . ,.03 1.18, 5>> letter, The Fagg"t Gatherer Indian Summe' of any druggist; or('y mail. Sample Free for I
.n 6.0011.15........._Lakeland.......... 8.00 2.40U, 19,12.07; 6.2.......... Ovid eo............ 1.05'; : ', 4 and The Waning Year. 60 Portraits of Fa Stamp. Dr. ale '".U..ClIlFFMANN.St..B''."
51 ...........Haskell............ 7.30 1.51' 6 6.20. ar..Lake Charm..lv 0 mous Men, 26 Portraits of Famous and Beat ..... '--
57 6.2011.40..Arrlve.. artow..L ve 7.15 1.401! 0 tiny Women,200 Selections for Autograph A
bums, 41 Fancy Work Designs in Embroidery
Bartow Branch.-Daily.if No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Barto w Croch-t, Berlin Net and Lace Work, Cro's *
South Bound. north Bound. at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.No. Stitch, etc.; 100 i'opular Songs, all the favo .
11-At Bartow Junction with train from ItE'sW; : Puzz'es,Chap odes, Rebuses Knlgma.:
Pas. Pas. Page I Pas. 16 Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pemberton Riddlesetc.; IOn) Valuable Mon yMaklng8tcrets
No. &Ft &Ft :'" PrATION8. I:'"I I&Ft No ..erry, and Florida Southern Railway for some of which have fold JOTS each; t t A FRIEND IN NEED.Dr. .
11. 13. 12. 12. 14. Punta Gorda. Amusing Parlor Games; 83Trlcksin Magi.1and Sweet's Infallible Liniment.
No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for Legerdemain; 5R Chemical and other Eiperiment' : .
;; ;:;: ;;: ;:;:
P.M Lv Ar 17 Sanford.No. ; 33 Popular Recitations, the Laiguageo&Flowers Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
11.15 2.10 7.15 0 Bartow J'nc 12:10.40 1.40 13-At Bartow Junction with train from the Golden Wheel Fortune- Sweetiof Connecticut, the natural Bone Set
11.30 2.28 7'35 5 WlnterHvn 8'10.20' 1.25 Tampa. Telier,7a Dictionary of Dreams Guide t t.FlirtatIon t.-. been used for more 1 than 50 years
11.42 2.40 7.50 9,.Eagle Lake 5110.0511.131j No. 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern the Magic Age Tablet, the Lover. and is the best known remedy for Rheumatism -
j 11.52 2.55 8.0012'U'rdonville' 01 9.> 5.45 train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow Junction Telegraph the Magic Square, the Morse Tel ,Neuralgia hpralns.Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
12.05 3.10 8.1517Iar; Bartow 1 v. 5'11.0.3\\ 5.3) with train for'lampa.No. graph Alphabet, the Peal and Dumb Alph, Wounds and all external injuries.
CONNECTIONS.TRAIN 15-At Bartow Jumtlm with trains bet, the Seven Wonders of the World and SOLO BY ALL DUUGOISl8-T1CY IT.
from Tampa and Sanfo d jit Bartow with Map of the United States. -
No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Southern Railway lor Punta Gorda. Jtemember-u-e will send you EVER IT/77,,"
DeBary- aya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains lor named above for only 18 cis. in postage stamp*. HING CHUNG,
and J. T. & K. W. train from Tltusvllle; Tampa and Kissimmee.No. AclcJtrn.y, UNION SUPPLY AGENCY,
at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida '.. lox 322, Philadelphia Pa. CHINA WARE and JAPAN GOOD.
.4 at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry." Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at FOU ALL. 830 a week
No. 2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow ALL .OFHandkerchiefs
; Lakeland with train for Klsslmmt"e.No. WORK and expenses paid. Valuable -
at Bartow Junction with trains to and from --At Bartow with Florida Southern outfit and particularsfree. and Curiosities.
Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De- Railway train from Punta Gorda' at lakeland P. O. VICKKKY. Angnnta. Maine. '
Bary-Baya Line Steamers for .Jacksonvlllez with train for Tampa; at Pembertoni -- Call and see goods.
" and J., T. & K. W. trains for Jacksonville and j Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for $ Too A WEEK.! No. 22 Laura Street,.near Bay,
- Tltusvllle. ,
Gainesville and Palatka.No. .
No. 3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through I 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern Ladies gentlemen desiring pleasant profitable Jacksonville, Fla.
, Coaches without change between Jacksonville I, for Punta Gorda. employment write at once. We want
... and Tampa. Connects at Sanford with Railway. :;,-At Bartow with Florida Southern you to hand1! an article ol domestic use tbat
J,. T. & K. 1.\. train from Tltusville; at Bar- ; Railway train from Punta Oorda; at Lake recommends itself to every one at sight. Early Spring Vegetables and Flowers.
tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa. STAPLE: tL.OUft. f'1'811ke hot coakes.I Farmers, Gardeners and Florists! use the
pa on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays Steamship, connections are made with Profits 300( per cent. Families wishing to I Patent Protecting Cloth, originated and prepared
with Steamer for Manatee River, :, Steamer Margaret for all points on Hlllsbor- I practice economy should for their own only by undersigned. It is equal to
and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays:: ough and Tampa Bays Manatee River benefit write for particulars. Used every I glass! and costs but a tenth as much, on Cold
with Plant Steamship Company's ships bar I also with Mail Steamships Mascotte and day the year round in every household. Frames and Hot Beds. Protects from frost
K>y West and Havana. i Whitney of the Plant Steamship Co., for Key Price witnln reach of all. Circulars free. promotes hardy and rapid growth, does not
No. 6-Hao Pullman Sleeper and Through West and Havana, and st<-amer for Point Agents receive Sample Free. Address shrink or decay rapidly. Widely known and(
Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack Pinellas and old Tampa Bay. Domex """'1:- Co.. lnrinii. Ohio. extensively used. Trade supplied at low rates
I sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, Passports can be applied for through any Send for circulars samples etc. free.
I Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Notary Public, and Notary's certificate that ON 30 DAYS' TRIAL. U. S. WATERPROOFING FinitE CO.,
I Margaret from Manage River,and on Sundays such application has bean made, when vised THIS HEW 56 South St., New York.
I Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant I by the Spanish Consul at Key West, will answer
\ Steamship Company's ships for Havana and i the purpose of a Passport. ELASTIC TRUSSHas
Key West, FREDERICK H. RAND & Pad different from all) ALBERT FRIES
f No.7-At Lakelana with train for Pemberton -I Gen. Freight & Ticket Agent. others. la cup shape.with Self ,
Ferry. SENSIBLE adjusting Ball In center.adapU ST. NICHOLAS, FLA.,
itself to all positions of the
TBUSS body while the bat'' In the cup AGENT FOB

t WANT A DOG presses back the Intestines GEO. BAKER'S .
t TolntroducetheDJ a Just as a person
I DOC BUYERS' GUIDE. ABIC OFFER.we win Grvl( I06S With the finger. WittiUghtpreuuretbeHer11& and radical cure- ROTTED BONE MANURE
Colored plates 100 engrav'lageof is held securely dOT and night a
I different : AWAY 1,000 Self-Operating Washing Ma : IUs easy,durable and TRCSCO.till. with Potash.
Decomposed
t breeds prices they are euttasn .
send
chines. If you want one : us your name. tree. KGGUSTOI
|worth and where to boy them.. Price$25 per ton,free on board In Jacksonville
LI P. O. and office at once. THE: NA-
Mafled for 15 Cents. express Samples of 16 different grades of Fertllzer,
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TIONAL 0.
ASSOCIATED FANCIERS, NEWCARDS.0anTa.s put up by Mr. Baker, can be seen at the (Uei
L- = |SS7 EIcldll.lt.l'IaIIa4elllla,1'.. T'S man Drug Store, 19 E. Bay St. Jacksonville.Send .
in<< Outfit for ?e.stamp. 2-cent stamp for ca'alogne.
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+ATTENTION, ORANGE- : GROWERS ? ALSO
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Bradley's Orange Tree Fertilizer.Result .

OCALA, Fla.,September 15,1885.
_. d. The Bradley's Florida" Vegetable Fertilizer" which I bought you
of iliuel'curgt, Experience in Orange Culture. = last season has given most excellent results,and I take pleasure giving
you this testimonial. I find this fertilizer to be just what it is represented ..
,and I cannot speak too highly in its favor. I want same amount
NonwALK, F ta.. September 7, 188;. this season. D. G. EICHEIOJEKOEU.
Having bad nine years' having trird various kinds of fertilizers!, I feel' it my duty,to my neighbors l ,. .
to say that your goods have proved of more value to me for orange ., 1. FORT MASON,Fla.,August 21,1SS5.trees .
than any other fertilizer I havo used > e We have used Bradley's; Fertilizers extensively on vegetables and
I have given Bradley's' 'ranwe Tree Fertilizer and Fine Ground Tone x, orange trees,and they have given better satisfaction than any fertilizers
a good test for t two years, having used your goods by the side of Others we e\er used. DA VIES&TA YLOK.
where I could compare results. I shall invest in no other,mid cheerfully
recommend j our goods: to the public. M. H. BEAX.
_-= Full Supply of Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone

Bradley's Palmetto A Phosphate, Bradley's Sulphate -

of Potash, Nitrate of Soda, etc., etc.
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.Use Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer -'A

r z _:.- -r' GEORGE WILSON, State Agent,

Prepared ,Especially for Florida Trucker-! -- = M__-- --. ---- 50 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.



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TWO FAST FREIGHT Schedules each day,connecting with both the Cincinnati Southern and Nashville, Chattanooga.and St. Louis Railroads at Chattanooga,and the Louisville .
and Nashville Railroad at Montgomery.2nd. .
We notify the consignees when your O rangers pass Atlanta, Chattanooga and Montgomery thus letting them know when to expect the shipment,and glvinr
them tne necessary notice so that they can use every precaution to protect your interests.
3rd. We full line of Ventilated and Refrigerator Cars,which will be furnished upon application.4th. .
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We the Shortest Line to the West, and make the Quickest Time. '
5th. Letters and questions pro.nptlyii.nl. 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. BECKWITII, Florida Freight Agent,
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f'G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A., JOS. 31. BROWN, G. F. A.,
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SPECIAL BARGAINS IN
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,, Correspondence Solicited. P. O. Box 197. A. J. ROSE.

References- First National Ban of Orlando: The Kh'lIlrnmpp ut7 H nir.


N. Ivt.: :BroW-n.: ,

REAL ESTATE BROKER Ocala Fla.
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Good Floe and Hammock Lands. Building Lots. I Groves. Land

I have near 500 of the most beautiful build IG-acre grove in city limits, heavily laden
Improved or unimproved in large or small 8,000 acres within 5 miles of Ocala at a bar-
SIJOlng lots in Ocala,and some choice lots In several with the finest fruit, at a bargain.
quantities, ranging In prices from 31 to \) ( gain, taken at once.
toWllS. Also several-Im- One 8-room with all outbuilding
per acre. neighboring dwelling necessary -
1 in four
/2-aerc grove two ;years bearing,
Space Is limited,should;you want Real Esproved lots. [blocks from court-house,cheap. ; about 40 acres in grove. This Ala&
tate of any kind call or write me, as I have fine place. 4
lands all over this and adjoining counties. Write me for an honest description of any; '
rn 2 miles from town,cheap. ,
I -acre grove
Several small and large tracts Improved and
N. M. BBOWN Respectfully .
property. ; ,
I Several small groves all over this county. '!
P.O. Box 265, Ocala, Fla. unimproved.
I X. M. BROWN. i

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TITLES EXAMINED, LOANS NEGOTIATED, Etc.

MacCallum: Solicitor
Hugh (Late of Scotland.) ,

LAW AND REAL ESTATE OFFICE, WINTER PARK.


THOS. W. SPICER. V. L. HOPSON.Sp1cer .

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,. REAL ESTATE AGENTS, Leesburg, Florida. :;.

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Bearing Orange Groves, Young Groves, City Property, Unimproved Lands, Etc..
r We have in our hands some of the handsomest and best paying Orange Groves In the State. Beautiful Lake Fronts with Orange Groves and residences on Lakes Harris and Griffin.
'Aanyofthe>grovel we offer for sale are now paying Tea to Fifteen per cent on amount asked for them. We will take pleasure In giving any Information regard to property and thu. !.
section of Florid a.
Refer to"D.G.Ambler,B.M. Baer,Jacksonville, Fla. .

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SAVANNAH LINE. ASHLEY PHOSPHATE. COMPANY,

TIME -FO -CHARLESTON S. O.

'53 to 55' HOURS 4 NEW YORK, Ashely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.

BETWEEN Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
BOSTON
ftavannah. New York Ashley Ash Element' a cheap and'excellent fertilizer r orange trees bananas,etc
and Philadelphia
and between Boston G s ANDPHILADELPHIA. Ashley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Acid Pho.pbate.Pure .

mad Savannah Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda, Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnlt

65 to 70 HOURS. I Muriate,Potash,Cotton Seed Meal,etc.
For Almanacs and Hand Books,Agricultural Primers,and good articles on Peas,.Kalnlt. .
Floats,etc.,address

I Ocean Steamship Company.Central THE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY, '

Charleston,S. O.

( or 90 Meridian Time.) .

*: Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct. THE WILCOX & GIBBS GUANO CO. .

Cabin 125 Steerage,12.50; Excursion (return trip)),"3.50. ,
i'. THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: SUCCESSORS TO WILCOX GIBBS & CO.,

.,.. FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. The Oldest Importers and Manufacturers of Guano in America.
KACOOCHEE Capt. Kempton.............................Wednesday, February 2-12:00 n'n
IB\, TALLAHASSEE! Capt. Fisher................................ ,Friday, February 4- 2:00p.m Established 1859.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C. Daggett..... ..............Monday, February 75:00 p.m t
.Jll'Y OF AUGUSTA, Capt.J.W. Catharine.............Wednesday February 9- 6:30&,m For all kinds of Truck.
t CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith.......................Friday, February 11- 8:00 a.mACOOCHEE .
Capt Kempton........................._...... Monday February 14-10:30)a.mTALLAHASSkE Truck Farmers Special Guano. (GREEN BRAND.)
Capt. Fisher.......................'....Wednesday, February 16-12:30: p.m These Fertilizers delivered to Steamer or Railroad, at SAVANNAH or CHARLESTON
C CM? ATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. H. C.Daggett.....................Friday, February 18- 2:30 p.m free of drayage,per bag of 200 Ibs.& 75; per Ton$37= 50.
: CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt.J.W. Catharine................Monday February 21- 5.00 p.m
1 CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. F. Sruith..Wednesday. February 23- 6:30 a. m For young Orange and other Fruit Trees Vines, etc.
Capt. Kempton................................Friday, February 25- 7.30 a. m Orange Growers' Special TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher .... .........................Monday, February 289:00 a.m Per Bag oi 200 Ibs.S3 75; per Ton$37 50
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. For BearingOrange: Trees. .

CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................Thursday, Feb. 3, atl:00p.m Orange Growers Own. (ORANGE Per BRAND.of 200 tts.) $1 00 Ton fiO (00)(
UATE CITY, Capt. Hedge ...... ........ ...... .................Thursday, Ftb. 10, at 7:00 p.m Bag ; per
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...............................Thursday Feb. 17, at 2:00 p.m Doubly Ammoniated Truck Farmers Special Guano.
HATE CITY, Capt. Hedge......... ................. ......... .....Thursday, Feb. 24,at 7:00 p. m Per Bag of 200 Ibs.$5 00; per Ton$50 00.
FOR PHILADELPHIA. Pure Animal Bone Meal and Potash.
Per Bag of 200 Ibs.S3 75; per Ton$37 50
[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.]

JUlflATA Oapt. Asklns.. . ................................ Saturday. February 5- &00 p.m Pure Animal Bone Meal. Per of 200 0> $3 T5 Ton$37 50
DEWSOUG, Capt. N F.Howes ............................. ..Saturday: February 12- 8:30a.m Bag s. ; per
IUMIATA, Capt. Askins.. ..... ............. .................Saturday, February 19- &30 p.m For Cotton Tobacco, Corn,Wheat,etc.
' DE8SOUG Capt. N. F. Howes .... Batur" February 26- 8:00 a.m Wilcox. Gibbs" Co' Manipulated Guano. ((BLACK BRAND.)
Per Bag of 200) fts.! $2 75; per Ton$27 50
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STEAMED7onnecting Excellent Georgia Standard Guano.
Per Bag of 200!B>s.l$2 55; per Ton$25 50
with the Savannah Florida and Western Rail way/jpWay cross Short Line)
". Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equally by no other line. Any of the above Packed in Barrels if Desire
J urough Tickets and Bins of Lading Issued to principal points North,East and Northwest Our prices are based on prompt and certain Cash. They will not admit of any losses by
w Savannah. For further particulars apply to orders should be accompaniedwith
or slow Therefore to insure prompt shipments,
poor pay.
ENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL, Agent, the (Approved acceptances with interest at 8 per cent. added to our Cash
i J;'. Pier- No.85, North River,New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. Prices for money.the time taken, will be regarded as equivalent to cash.) Give full shipping directions -
>:' RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agents Savannah Pier, Boston. and rely the goods being shipped the day the order Is received.N. .
W. L.JAMBS Agent, 18 S.Third Street Ishiladelpbia.J. you may upon
D. HASHAbEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida A Western Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y. B.-Samples of any of our Goods will be mailed on application.
for information and Tickets apply to connecting lines.H. Works at Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S. C.
R. CHRISTIAN, Soliciting Agent.
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WILLIAM RAVENEL President.
J. 8.CHAHBERLINE. ESTABLISHED 1872. H. E. CHAMBERLINE. ,

! J. S. OHAMBERLINE & CO., STONO PHOSPHATE CO.,


FRUIT PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS CHARLESTON, S. C.
Nos.5 North Market and 5 Clinton Sts., Boston, III ass.

REFERENCES G. Hiler, Cashier Fanuell Hall National Ban, boston; Richardson &
Barnard Agents Boston and Savannah S.S. Co.,Savannah Ga.* H. C.Denton, Gainesville, .
Jla.\ J. Dozier,Ocala, Fla.; A. C.Turner, Clear Water Harbor,Fla.; A. Manvllle,Jacksonville -.
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Fla.MAITLAND NURSERIES.All "'"


varieties of Orange and Lemon Trees. Buds not on small stocks but on large and ex-
Ira fine ones. We make a specialty oi the famous and hardy Grade Fertilizers.Soluble .

Villa Franca Lemon,

and can NOW show trees and RIPE FRUIT. They stood last winter's cold as well as the
Orange. Send for Catalogue. Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone Ash Element,
KEDNEY A CAREY, German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats
._ Maitland,Orange Co.,Fla. High Grade Rice Fertilizer Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.

O'CTR :FAVORITE: : : :

A RELIABLE FERTILIZER FOR All Orders Promptly Fille.l.R. .

Orange Trees and All Kinds of Vegetables.

q Natural food for plant-life- Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtain M. MEANS, Treasurer
I >strictly good fertilizer will find it to his interest to try this. It is not a concrntratedehemical
fertilizer,but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent.
Price ( in Sacks ) $10.00 per Ton. Braidentown Real Estate Agency.EDGAR .

Bend for Circulars. I.have noagents.: Address 91. GRAHAM
GEO. HUTCHINSON, ,
._______ ,Crescent Ci ty, Fla Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,

.it. ASK FOR AND TAKE ONLY Braideiitown, manatee Co., Fla. .

Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years'residence in
Manatee County. Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. An a
Powder practicing'Attorney and as County Judge for a number of years, 1 have had occasion to
fff Lily Baking become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged
[ ,all these years,in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable products
; of this semitropical section gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
Emblem of purity. lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished Titles examined and Deeds executed. Information
furnished. Correspondence solicited.
NOTE.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautifull\lRnatee River,about
thirty-five miles south of Tampa. Has daily service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Adjacent
Absolute Purity and Strength Guaranteed -- S r are the lovely Terra Cela, Sarasota and Palma Sola Bays,teeming with all kinds offish
'. '" r ,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are tile most beautiful building sites In
"f'r. v pT the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands,where tropical fruits and
',.. choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.

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R EAR D SFlorida LEE & FAIRLIE "
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Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.
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Chemical. Works, s "' FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY,
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Jacksonville, -, Florida. TRADE MARL

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ST. JAMES.ON TH'E' 'GULF COMPANY CLYDE'S,


Offer Residence and Business Lots at St. James: CUT (Big Pine Island),Charlotte Harbor; New York Charleston & Florida
also suburban land for Tropical Fruit and Winter Gardens. The most southern port for sea-
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going vessels. ._
STEAMSHIP LINE.

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The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON A NEW YORK."

From JACKSONVILLE .......... ?..........._..........._...........Every FRIDAY. 4
From FEBNANDINA....................... .....Every SUNDAY and WEDNESDAY.In .

connection with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY.
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p < CHEROKEE (New)....................................................Friday Feb. 4,at 12:00 n'q .
.. .Cr -.. SEMINOLE (New).....................................................Friday, Feb.11,at 6:30am
CHEROKEE (New)....... ...........................................Friday, .eb.18,at 12:00 n'n
SEMINOLE (New).................. ...............................Friday,Feb.25,at 6:00am

From Fenmudiiia. .

G I qiN Every Sunday and Wednesday evening on the arrival of the Florida Railway and Navi-.
r gation Company's trains. .

i a ni u mu : lnll Bfl'' DELAWARE.................Sunday, Feb. 6 CITY OF COLUMBIA ....Wednesday Feb. 3
-- ,ra YEMASSEE....................Sunday,Feb. 13 CITY OF ATLANTA.....,Wednesday Feb. 9
DELAWARE ...............Sunday, Feb 20 CITY OK COLUl\IHIA..Wednesdayjit'eb.16 .
.__. __ YEMASSEE.._...............Sunday: Feb.27 CITY OF ATLANTA,..Wednesday Feb.23

=L ....'"...;;.o.;. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E.R.,New York every TUESDAY THURSDAY L.
: -- and SATURDAY,at 3 p. m.
The Freight and Passenger Accommodations' by this Line are unsurpassed. Every attention ,
h will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments from New York. vl*.
SAN CARLOS,?? (Now Open) St. James CitT.CBESTER. CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE Pier 29, East River. ,'
BALL, Manager. For further Information apply
Reference R. Campbell, St.James Hotel,Jacksonville. CLARENCE WAGNER Agent? J.A.LESLIE,Agent, .
Delightful surroundings,driving, yachting, fish,oysters, fresh vegetables. Soil adapted t Fernandina, .L 1a. Jacksonville,Fla.
Oranges, Pine-Apples. Cocoanuts,etc. Tourists invalids and sportsmen say it is the mos I 86 Bay St.,cor.Hogan.
Attractive spot in the State. &*%L THEO. G. EGER, TratllcManasrer.V: I. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen.Agents, '
Reached from Punta Gorda by steamer Alice Howard- ,leaving. for. St.James. City Tuesday, 35 Broadway N.Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,35 Broadway, N.Y..
Thursday and Saturday a. m. Address I ,-.....
C. A. BOARDMAN Gen.Manager, -
J. M. KREAMER. Pres.,Jacksonville. St.James City,Charlotte Harbor.
ALTAMONTE NURSERIES

ORANGES, LEMONS, ,
Pomesrran- Val rI CO Nurseries Guavas,
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aces,FIP. Bananas,
H. L. WHEATLEY, Proprietor.
Peaches TROPICAL AND. 8UBTBOPICAX Pine-Apples, ,.
U rapes; Avocado P'rs, h
Pears, Anona
Pecans Catalogue Free. Acacia, ALTAMONTE, ORANGE COUNTY FLORIDA.
Oriental ? erium
Plums andPersimmons W. G TOUSEY, Caladlum,
Polncina, V Orange & Lemon ears,
LIMES, Etc. Seffher, Hillsborough/ Co. Fla. PALMS, Etc. $ luius,
LOQUATS P
caches,
V TREES1
ROCKWELL & KINNE, J ersimmonswPigs


Successors to Nichol, Rockwell&Co.,Whole le and Retail
of Commerce, New Pomegranates, Mulberries, Nut Trees, Eta

Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels. Paints, I
j New Catalogue now ready. Address as above.
Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc. I. -
Parties town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any
good they. may need in our line.,'Prices lower than ever. I FLORIDA SAVINGS BANKAND

38'West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla. .


SETTLERS AND INVESTORS.SAN REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE, I

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,

Has for sale choice Lota. Orange Groves and Wild Lands Allows interest on deposits,Collects
Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc.
PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANY
J. C. CREELEY, President. L. D. HOSMER. Trea..rer.
Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation.
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails.
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the J nstallment Plan if desired. Address SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. .
JAS. M.KKKAMKE,President,over Bank otJ"acksouville.or W. II. GRANT Supt., I I
San Pablo, Florida. Catalogues with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list include.
the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,

GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES I IA I Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our .

stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early. Fruiting varieties' a.
general line of fruit trees adapted to Florida,including the largest stock of Peach 8peCialty-
Tree to be found the State, Peen-To and Honey Peaches a specialty, 11. W. PIERCE,
also several other choice varieties of peaches. My stock of Kelsey Japan Plum Trees I I I Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla..
consists of 5,000 or upward all home grown,and buds taken from bearing trees on my place.
15OO Plcholine Olive Trees;((2 to 6 ft. high), 5OOOO Orange Trees ((3 to 4 yrs.old).
A full supply of LeConte,Kelffer and other Pear trees Japan. Persimmons, Figs, Quinces, Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
Apricots,Nectarines Japan Medlars,Mulberries English Walnuts,Pecans,Almonds,Japan ,
Chestnuts, Grapes,Raspberries,Blackberries etc.
CO. FLA.
OAKLAND ORANGE ,
An examlation of stock solicited. Catalogues free on application to ,
Fruit and Ornamental Trees Plants and
G. L. TABER, Pot Grown Semi-Tropical "
Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.
Glen St.Mary,Fla. I
Catalogue and Price List Free on application to the Manager. Address x
A. E. CIIAMPLIN
MANVILLE NURSERY Co. Oakland,Orange Co.,Fl&.


Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and I Established 1856. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery.i. -;

Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. I Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta Ga. f
The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, pecially adapted to Florida Is doubtless the
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free.
No.4))is published for this branch .1
most varied In the United States. A special catalogue(
.. F. S. CONE, Manager, of our establishment. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits such as Peen-To. .
Honey and other Chinese Peaches,Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmons,Eryobothryas Grape
Vines, 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 j
The: Lakeland Nursery Company.ORANGE Acacias,broad leaved and coniferous Evergreen Trees, Flowering shrubs,etc. Catalogue
sent free to all applicants. No.1. Hardy fruit trees Roses, Evergreens. I.0.2. Greenhouse
LEMON AND LIME TREES I I plants. No.3. Wholesale for nurserymen and dealers only. No.4. Fruits and Ornamental
trees suited to Florida. P.J.Berkmans, Proprietor.Rev. .
Peen-To and Honey Peaches, Keifler and LeConte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan .
Persimmons Loquats, Figs, Grapes, CatUey Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba Phelps
Dana L-y-xn.an. ,
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty. SANFORD, FLORIDA..
Price List free E. H.
t on application. TISON Manager, 'SELLS :'
Lakeland Pol]Jc Co.,Fla. '
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ONE ,MILLION FRUIT TREES !III! Oranges Trees and other Fruits PREPARED and Plantation FOB and Garden Crops, '.!.:'

k000( )Seedlings( ) ,Peach,Plum,Pear,Quince Fig and Mulberry Trees. Also a large stock of SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR.:EACH CHOP. !
Peach ,suitable for KrafUngand budding stocks, Grape Vines,Raspberry, Straw-
of these Goods
berry Plants,etc.,for sale at Willow Lake Nursery. No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the anufacture. t,

Descriptive catalogue and price list mailed free on application. Address f! .
The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest and these goods meet the want. Many
SAMUEL H. HUMPH, years'tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given but It U ;&.-->1

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