The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00061
 Material Information
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 21, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00061
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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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Journal r..y_., .. of Agriculture, Horticulture.Industry & Immigration




Chas. W. DaCosta Proprietors. Jacksonville, Fla.. Monday February 21, 1887.' I Established 1869.
A H. Manville, j New t Serf**: Vol. 7, No. 8.


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

1886. Elegant new furniture Electric Bells, :.ChandelIers, DELAND, FLA.
etc. Tennis, Croquet, BU,lards, Boating,etc, Granite Iron-ware, j Lamps,
Accommodations for 135 Guests. SituatedIn
Table supplied with the best of everything.
Fresh vegatables from hotel garden every cay Oil Stoves, AND i Burners, Chimneys, the very center of the city,conveniently located
in the year. Milk in abundance from the Silver-ware. I to !os tom ee 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, :Freezers, outdoor amusements.A .

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

Gate City Filters, season.
LAKE HELEN.The Fire Rate, $2.50 per Day and Upward,
FLA. Dinner Tea and
Blue Spring, Orange City and Atlantic I Special Rates by Week or Month.

Railroad Is now completed to Lake Helen, I Baskets and W ooden-whre\\ I Toilet Sets. Hotel), Furniture and Fittings New. Hot
and daily train service has been put on. connecting and Cold Water Bath and Closet on each floor.
wit.i all trains the J. T. & K. W.
over Electric Bells. All protection possible against
Ry,and also St.Johns River steamers. Tourists Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.W. Fire. Write for particulars.
should not fall to take a trip over this
route, passing as it does, directly across the .T. FORBES.. W. P. GIFFORD. C. G. PEARCE. J. B. CHRISTIE, Attorney.
famous ''Orange Ridge" of VolusU County: Real Estate and Loans
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 road-bed, broad gauge, heavy steel -
rails, elegant Pulman Cars.courteous em- !

pleasure ployees, trip and attractive.all that combines to make a Florida Bnal Estatn Hxchan n and Law omcns. G.B.GRIFFIN&SONLegitimate

This route,starting at Blue Spring Landing
t on the St.Johns River,close by the celeb.ated i
mammoth sulphur spring of this name upon
whose bosom the largest steamers could fl at, 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, th- Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid,
J.,T. & l{. W. Ry, at Blue Spring: Junction, Investments. .
one mile from the river. Orange City, the Titles Exaul llcd. Comeyancing; Surveying-, etc. .
next station, Is a growing, busy town, sur- "
rounded by extensive orange groves. From Send for our "Real Estate. Bulletin. .
thence to Lake Helen the present terminus,
we pass through a park like pine forest,inter- W. T. FORBES & Co., Representations Guaranteed.
spersed with, clear lakes, fine orange groves
and winter homes'and'' connect.>b the De- Abell Block, 32$ West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Fla.
Land Extension of the same system just before -
reaching Lake Helen,the Villa City"of Information
South Florida. This is,without exception, E111: s a Fiii cheerfully furnished.

the prettiest town on the peninsula,and nq *** pay Street .,
pains have been spared or mistakes made, in REAL ESTATE BROKERS, ( ONVILL"F.- 0' i -
making the most of Its natural attractions.Its ". Best selections In City and Suburban Lots,Orange. Groves and Truck Farms. Pine Lands,
commodious hotel,the Harlan House, Railroad and Government Lands,lovely Vlll i es on the St. Johns River, etc.
with its annexes, and the many attractive All business pertaining to Real tt; tate promptly attended to aid sat stactlon guaranteed. ( 75 West BayStreet,Jacksonville
f. ) and elegant. mansions and unique cottages, OFFICES: 4 Windsor, Alachua County,
I surrounded by beautiful gardens and lawns, ( Inverness, Hernando County.
of Lake The 01ark.'s Cove G-"U.an.:
J. and clustering around the waters ------
Z Helen. The balmy breezes which blow from
-i> R. N. i
1,1.18, A. MCCX.URE
Ocean and Gulf,and which at Its are not Inter
t cepted, ameliorating the winter's cold and 0V.. rM;: S::: Arcnltect.
the summer's heat making it the C'I =_
tempering -0 ELLIS & MCOLURE
healthiest and most comfortable ie spot on the 00E 7 -c-cs: a ,
00o s s.:
continent either for a permanent residenceor .s ; ;;- :o: Architects and Civil
&cc 11 Engineers
for a sojourn
Don't Ittiss It == 0 0.3.. .M. O '- :..:.-Z M A.r Plans,Speciflcal ions and Estimates for buildIngs
Q .! t-- c;; w of all kinds,Sanitary work etc.
South Florida without :,;
A through a
trip .- '
O o .. z"C" 4i Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.
at this lovely country cannot but be
glance unsatisfactory.T. O ; : .. g: a P.O. IJox 785. Jacksonville, .fI'{a.
iI :I..d, "1' >
te < . Ox ,:
H 9 Z-: : b : >: "* 01 SE TILLE.This : : :: .
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= I A s : = Hrf.A.03 I Sc growing town Is the principal stationon
H I r.= :2S S. '. .. .O..... the J.,T.d K. W. Ry between Palatka and
......... iii'.'Co< : .. .. .. ...... :5! Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It is
,. 3 the the shores of
H Hfc . > 0 on high pine ridge on Lake
< ;O> JC5 : ; : :: Louise,and Ls surrounded by a fertile and fettled
00S p; : Q = : : .: S 11a country. It has a compllete system of
.< .c= water-wi rki and sewers In< E-4 Q'c.= o. ; ; : .ODd -HOTEL SEVILLE--
BSO :: CI x:: a 2 a Vii. ?L' 0'I;;) g .a:: Containing i ubllc and private bath-rooms,
CJ .z.c-a0 = a':i. m billiard room. etc is managed by Mr. H.
as fj aO #17 .... (B Channel,late steward of the Clarendon; Club,
ROCKWOOD CUTLER --m .O. Manchester England, under tbe general direction -
C.c-. .a.< ot' the Seville Company.
ARCHITECT, &4 5 : Lots and acre property fur sale) on reasonable
Sao oS terms. Settler and and investors are re-
Office 32''%West Bay Street.Abell Block, r:: quested to visit the town. ddress
Jacksonville, Fla. S bVILLE L'OMPAN'Y,Seville,Fla.
General Southern Agent of Co-operative Wightman & Christopher, State Agents, Mason Young President, 35 Wall Bt New

Building ern Houses Plan- Circulars As!>oclatloo.and A Information Shoppers Mod-free. Special terms on appll'atlon. Jaeksonv1II.,f 1a. York. R.EL Mason,Sec.&Treas.,Seville,Fla.

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FEBRUARY 21... 187.


Produce Commission :Merchants,

CONTROLLING "hrrtlts Vegotahios: tildes Wool, i tc.,


OD t) B.iy Street, SAVANNAH, (1A.
3,000,000 Acres RKFEKKNCKS Sou'hen Bank Sta-e Georgia I Quick Sales and. Prompt Returns at Hlghes
w. 'tul th" Coinm r'fal Age cio;. I| Market Price.8.
of the Richest Lands in the State. IR.E: :: : : :E3.A.: I..mE1 ,

Representing 811 the PAINT AND OIL STORE
i #r w' Disston Companies Railroad Stuainliodt and Mill Supi lev, Pure White lead, Zinc and Colors, Glass) Putty,
Yarllh.heBrul'ihc' !, Plain anu Decorative Wall Paper, Doors,Sashes,Blinds,etc.
Mixed PuuiiK, nil KliHdcsand Colors) -write lor estimate. I oeks, HashWeights -
n Kissimmee Land Curd, lliii "s, :-crews,etc. (Lime, I'ldSter, Hair and Cement.SAVANNAH.
Company, Cor. WhiUilu-r. President and 1 ork Streets, - GA. '
South Florida R. R. Co's Lands. ,


Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammoc&s, first-class Pine Land for PHILADELPHIA.
Orange Droves,and rich recixim d I mils tor garden purposes.
Inau.u'ators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice).
Reference: Our Acc't Hales) and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week.

C>ran.ge :: Groves, :..- 10 Years Established.G. .

!EI :I? .A.. :L. J.EJ: Fl. ,

And Improved Truck Farms. Cjornrr1I issiOn.: Mrahant
llteade(( Street, | FOR Till!;SALE I NEW YORK.
Fruits and Produce, Also Hides, Furs, Honey, te. Florida Oranges a

TOWN LOTS IN KISSIMMEE WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. References-Banking' houses and principal specialty.shippers throughout the State. H.'nd for Sten
cil* and Market quo'atlous. Trl-weekly quotations!! by telegraph to Times-Uuion: during
Chipping season.FRUIT; .

Bend for Price and Description List.WILLIAM.

: : Orange: and :Lemon:

Be'pr to thlx paper. Klsslmmee, Orange County, Fla. i variety,other Citrus Frluts, LeConieand Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums:, Japan Persim
mons, Figs,Guavas,Grape,etc.


MOR.lt, ON, 'I" \ VL.TOar fc (-t.)., DAN It 12LEKsnrua U-S. A. H. MANVILLE & CO. ,
Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.
Correspo dents: Amhl r"Marvin&:Stoc ton, Jacksonville, H lx.; Ran of Manha'tan Co.,
New York cat>; Melville, Evans A Co,75 Lombard Street, London, Euga+rd.
A general Bank, e business conducted' vccounts opened for depositors and coLection HOTEL SANITARIA
made. Money placed on mortgage lor Inve WN. ,
HEAL ESTATE (Dtij VBTMENT.-Uorresivnidents: tapylton &Co., Fruitland Park,Gardenia BELLEVIEW, MARION CO.,FLA.
P.O.,HttmLer 00., Fla.,and''K" I Helahav.., Westml"1ster, London, England.
Investors and settlers re.uviied to communicate personally or by correspondence.DON'T DR. II. KNIGHT, Proprietor.

Belleview i in the highlands Marion county,on the F.R.&N. Railroad miles south
of'/CHla. Its elevation And distance from rivers and swamps ensurt H dry atmosphere and
DOl IT.DuNT freedom from fojjs. Table first-class. Northern cooks. All the Florida fruits and vegetablesIn
their season. This place is especially commended to tho-e of the Invalid clans,and others
who lairs nil the o.mlorts of a Northern home. Skillful medical attention wfien needed.
Terms un application.WHOLESALE".


No.313 North Water tytreet,Philadelphia.
Garden, PioM, or Grass Seed Seed Oats
Rye and: Barley, Seed Specialties: SOUTHEHN FKU1TS AND VEGETABLES.

Potato**.. Consignment solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Refer tn H.F. Dutton&Co. Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann A Bro., MumterTille, Via
J.T. Woffbrd, Fort Mason, f'la.: F.C. Austin Orange City h la.: A.C.Urteen,Osteen.Fla.;
First National Bank,Camden,N.J.; W.P.Cfy de A Co. r hlUdelphla; Ocean Steamship. Co.,
Or anything to plant before getting price from Phi &.Office.) Hon. A.Canale,Charleston S.C.; A.H.Champion, Savannah,Ga.

z.... V V SI :EJFI.JY.A.N': d3 Cor: ,

SO. SEED CO., JOLacon Ga., General Commission MerchantsAND

J. R. ELLIft, Pre 4 Manager. Seed Growers and Dealers.HAMMOND'S .

GRAPE DUST Kills mildew.Sold 123 Clinton Street Boston.
by REFERENCES: A.H.Manville,Jackhonvllle; L. L.Newsome,Crescent City; B. P'.Whit
address ner, Fort held ; Rev.Lyman Phelps,Sanford; C. W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National f
For Pamphlet Seedsmen.ROYAL Bank, Boston.
Fishktll-on-Hudson, N. T. __


Oar new Catalogue of Rare Kxotlo: Plants, and general Nursery Stock,is now ready. MERIDEN, CONN.

Price, 15 cent, Postpaid.

(Mailed tree to all: customers.)
Manatee, Florida.


c r Parker Bros. Makers -

Great Reduction in PricesUNTIL ,

New York Salesroom, 97 Chambers St.

The PARKER leads them all in hard hitting qualities. At the Second Annual Tourra:
OCTOBER 1st, meet or the ChamberlBin Cartridge Company held at Cleveland) ,Ohio Sept. N. 18S6' out ol
hlghty-seven entrees from representative shots representing fourteen Mates' the PARKER
When we will remr(>ve to No<".41 and 46 West Bay street. Call at once and obtain our reduced Gun won first and third money of the flr t class of 90 scores, winning $yoo)) out of the it-u
prices before purchasing. purse offered,adding another victory to 1885 which was the Second International Clay Pig
F. E. gQQ U E & 00 eon Tournament for the Championship of the World held at New Orleans, La February
11th to 16th. PAJRKFR BROS., Makers,.Meriden,Coui. -
Nos.26>i and 28 Ocean.street,City. For reference as to merits,address the Kditorof this p-tper.

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W. H. PILLOW 'ldent. C shler.

KISSIMMEE CITY BANK. Real Estate Agency.


H ealthy Lands! Low Prices !

Forwarding & Commission House. CAPITAL 8tiO"OOO.: Klssimmee offers the best chances' for set-
tiers in Florida. It Is the coming: district as
all who know the S ate testify. There is Big
Transacts a general Ranking: hUIolnP-II.! M'mey for Investors in Town Lot
Oranges Direct from the Groves for Sale by Single -
Hilj FiDe and Hairnicdi I andAt
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters ol Cr(>(tI'
Box or Car-Load. cashed. reasonable prix! es.Aihogood .

land for Truck harming. A few
in all the chief towns
Has correspondents
C>'ther :F roc1u..oe Seaboard' Xatl ral Hank small Bearing Groves on tracts of trom
.1so. of Florida,also a Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.
New York.In .
Messrs. C. M. Whitney &Co.
These roves are easily enlarged,aud afford
Hank of Irelan ,
The (
All necessary facilities for handling Orange,, Strawberry and Vegetable Crops. Royal Great Bank Britain of Scotland: Bank of Brill a goal start. Correspondence solicited.

Packages suitable for Khlpp'ng the above products both made up and In the flat always ou North London America and Melville.. Evans & C Wltl. ISO\VLI.I.,.

hand and for sale; also other Grower supplies,such as Hoops, Wrapping Paper, etc. - -,--- --" -- Kissimmee,Orange. ('o.. Kla)
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Location the best, viz:


Circulars and Stencils on application.
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Y .. ): Manager,
J> > !/l1 SEEDSSend

San Mateo, Putnam County. Florida.The .

13J4jLqV &/rnafzJret' :} tzb cc&cvd orc ioi.I3owK ";;ewtr Illustrated Catalogue

Vfgftab'e Flower. Fiend, best varieties of the Orange and Lennns.
Plants, Bulb, Implements. and other Citrus Fruits.
by mall'' on application. I Don't
ts Gmii FREE neglect wilting for i Choice: varieties of the }Fig,ol went Intro
wnqt i rAQ/n'li'-k dnctlon.
The CaUley Guava, both the lied and Yel
Rochester, N. Y. Chicago: III. low.
Esc .
a cne; hO & W.!-32ttK.; Main' 4t. J 21I :N. Clark '4t
The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto
\ l' 1)tltitilNt">> : a% HRt) the soil and climate of Florida.

) UaIhA. The Japan Plum, varieties of the' Mulberry
t Hart's" bocce Bnnan s,Grapes,Pecans 1 I etc.'

irCsta 0211." fr e on application.HEFKRFNCEH .

vv-7'"h m :-Crosby*Oowelt Nan :Mateo;
Hon. W. I yle', Nan Mateo: W. J. Webb,
I '.lgtka

a : :New :J1an.1s.Rl : ; .
<9:1 'Thw/oti o rod oWmJ ;. wmnior -

'( for Florida.

J Cd N N\'r.' .",;; t'RlrmfJ esq.tlohnr r y

Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, Walnuts of Commerce: Hlnd'8 Paper Shell,

\ 1.11: ; l JGtrrlq'r.) ./ 78 JtAYFtYTffi1, 44 W. Forsyth St., Op.St. Johns Hottl. Olives.Proeperturleni Pomegranates; Japan, Roses Plums,!'and, Adriatic many Ct'r Ign htr. ,

JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA health' and free from
- novel les. Everything:
Mc flle.) Fverything rehab) Sent for cata-
Gntitmithln done in all its branches.
6tct&ztA26o7u / logue, free. Pamphlet' on Fit Lullure 1"
,'0 cents. Many plants. can be Kent by mall.
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"', ,Over 6,000,000 SFERRY'S GtTHTAV! Y. IHF.Frt'- .ru,.Calliornl t.TLpConte

Have-on- hand andifor: sale a large stock of fine SEEDS

:?: ".- Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange 11 ees. D. M. FERRY & CO. ;

'Blocks five and buds one, two and three years old. All the le; .\ grown and well rooted. Budded Peacu and Nectarine Trees, Ro f'sto.. f-end' 'for iit) tht vorld.SEEDSMENin j -
(!? descriptive catalogue before giving. your orders elsewhere I
D.M,FERRY i GO'SIllmttnUd ;'Pit
'$;L. W., L1PSKY Ac CO., Citra, :Clarion Co., Fla. DM r
i erl/aqh rrIN4 ery
For 1887 The ige.'i gr".,,,-t Iflll i \ es r HIM'" 'from Cut-(
.: STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. wfflb* mftOed tlu s. bry nooilitranti. avoid' Alight Catalogues -
free W.W.THOMPSON inltiivlllfla.
FREE to all..
Kufo Deposit 1lafe. applicant,and -

'* 1' Dally (Sundays and .eigal' Holiday- excepted). Banking hours 9 a. rn. to p. m,, tolaatseaMn'twithout customers Tested
Safe Peposlt hours 9 a. in. to-S p. m. ordering -

Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $10, $15 and $20 per Year. it.Invaluabttto. Sibley's Send free for on It. seedS


N. MAKER Caviller. IIF.MJY A. I..'.:> Ir:, .Mai.Hirer. ';.L ton.wing Field Bardm. or- __ V V A .: _.
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I'lmHr 8JCItDS tAo..lclHftcl
Th .A..1-tanJ..on.: : HotelALTAMONTE : ; y D.M.for FEW it.Address*CG. .

STATION, ORANGE CO., FLA. -' -- Detroit Mich.

FRANK A. COBBAN, Proprietor.. ON 30 DAYS1 TRIAL. Proprietors of the

* ((01 the Twin Mountain Hrus", White :Mountains, N. II ) ELASTIC TRUSS Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould

"SAN MATEO NURSERIES7'A Has a fad different from al) announce that they are now fully or.
others. Is CUP shape with Self
gnlzed and prepared for business, with a
mU'llne of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall nn a Winter planting. SENSIBLE adtpstingBalltacenteradaptsTRUSS itself to all positions of the large' and extensive stood, in all departments,
bodr while the In the cup and with M Managing Partner of5: yexri
Beat Varieties of Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all sizes. bath a Intes- practical experience'*K Fl tilst. Nurseryman
Send for Catalogue.JIAXAVr.1,1. presses. With,liKht pressure as a pereonloeswlththefinger. the ll rSITE'S and Lardscape Jaidner, au-l ,. f..H statt of
prsctlcal assibtants tn xll ,1t'pNrtmet.tJI.The .
: AtNDttllSO: : A CO., tia is held securely day; and night and a radical cure
.. : It is easy,durable and TC C0.ntt 'IW.r Manager who is a practical Landscape
Can ":"I. '. 1.'It Cnl arsn tree. KG6LUTOI "
.. -, Gardener of 25 \>.a'li experience', will be
plcase.1 to consult. with any I."')" nr gentleman
THE IMOINEEU RANK OF SOUTH FLORID A.-No. 34(19CHAS. ninsW Seed Catalope in regard to the Improvement anti emhellUhment -
.JOY, President. NAT. BOYITTZ Vice-Presldent J. H. VIVION, Ca-hler.
ran to til appUeaaU dedrteg of tht-lr round-, XT d will fnr-
Bank Late Cashier Bank of Orlando. Formerly Cashier, Com'l Bank r
Late Pesldent CHOICISZLiXS.trLOWZR' nlsh plate ml peclflcatlonj It()e-Irtorl.
of Onondo. Lebanon, Ky. Late of Potter' VIGlT LBWmLDBIBD 8IKDS.to. .
Vlvlon & Co., Bankers I ., ASPAEAOC8 Ml .tk r ...ta. Send your name fOnd address' on a postal
Bnwlingfreen, Ky. tree to name and. of tot qunty.lUPLEMCXTS card Cur nw llnstraied, Caral.gt.tsof f b tb

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ORLANDO, Orange Co., Fla. taming ROUSE to& the OABOKN.4.gml. K A OBXKXttovMtwioM. rlU.u.ODD per departments. Address

Capital Stock Paid In. '5OOOO.OO I Authorti d Capital, S2.1O.OOO.C() 3OLICITMD.WM 1'BNMACOL.A GKEKNIIOCSK.S: ANDoJ .
Tenders its best services to the public In all legitimate Banking business' OMlPctlofift' 1 ir, H. xim, II NVRSaf lE ,
this region of country made and remitted for promptly on the day of paymetft: ; MMUI 1M 8I89 VPif !1Me'-,tilt en''t, ha






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JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK }>; k + l.ovetat KutcN of Freight Alvvuyiven..

ALWAYS THE LOWEST. ''gym __ }f
Direct connection at Fernandina with F.K. & N.Uy.
The magnificent Iron steamships of this Line will sail from
KKRNANDINA, FL \., lor NEW YORK,alter arrival of trains / "
from Jacksonville, Cedar Key, urlando and other points In
This Line offer( to the Traveling Public oers of Vegetables -
Houth Flo'tda\ and Oranges the Quickest and Only 1 Direct Line to New

CARONDELET, Cant. John Kisk. .. Th ui s CITY OF H\N ANTMNIO, Capt. Wilder Thursday, Feb. 10 rTbrough.TI.kNs and State-rooms secured In advance at
OARONDKLET, Cat John Risk. .. Thursday, Feb. 17 all points in Florida. ,
CITY OK HAN ANTONM t, U.pt. Wilder Thursday, Feb.21 4S"Tral,'a leave F. II. & N. (,0'8 Main Depot, foot of Hogan J
AKONDKLET! Capt.John llkkCITY ..ThursdHy, Mar. X MtrE'et.at {90"am( and o.OCpm! on sailing days, connecting
OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder. .Thursday, :\1ar.10 with Stambhip8 at Fernandlna.
CARONDEI.ET. Capt John Bisk .... .....Thursday, )'ar.17 j-For Tickets aad State-roo na anti further Inh -m/l'rn.:
CITY OF BAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder ..Thursday Mar. 24 aprly to

R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, Keinandtna, Fla.] A. H. CKJPPEN, Gen'l Traveling A ent. J. M. CUTLKK.: Pass. Agent,75 West! Bar -t., Jacksonville, Fla.
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IIJIhe: Florida: ]: :Dispatch; Line

With the Magnificent Connections.

The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.The .

attention of shippers IK directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havan, Key West and Tampa and People's Line of Steamers between San ford. Palatka and Jacksonville H uth
Florida Railway between Tmpa and Sanford, >., F. & W. I5y I t-tween Jacksonville. Giiitsville, River Junction and savannah, Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship
Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest a id mo-t prompt line betwoen all poi its in Florida and all points North and Northwert. Receivers -
and shippers will profit by the following{ unpainlleled connection:

Double dally fast freight service for all pllntlWt.'ijt via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. Double dally fast: freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jeup and Hava -
nah to all points In Fonda; fast fre ght trains: both via Gainesville,Jacksonville, Callahan -
Daily! fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern: Interior anti Live ')H k.
and loast poll Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
Providence. New York (New I'ler3.North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur-
Tri-weekly connection for New York] via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savan- days.. -
nah Mondays,Wednesdays and Frlda Merchants The Boston and Savannah steamship Company's steamer leave Boston every Thursday
Twice a week for Baltimore the and Miners Transportation Company, leaving for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line from New England to the South.
Weekly connection for Boston >la the Boston and Savannah :steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., !sailing from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every ; Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for j I'Thursday.hlladelphla.,via the.Ocean Steamship Comany. leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., two steamers_per week
every aturday. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with 8., F.& W. Ry for all
Hailing days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. 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 any I1gentM of the above lines, or to WM. P. IIARDEE (ien'l] Freight Agent,avannah, Ga.
C. D. WENTn lYle Manager,SavannahGn. \\'. M. DAVIDSON, Gcn'1 Traffic Agent. Jacksonville! Fla. D. H. ELLIOTT Trav.: Agent; Jacksonville.
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1.t.uhUllhtd: !! in 1774.

The Flour made by these Mills are not surpassed! by any flours made in this country for TREE
Family use.

The value of flour depends on the proportionate: quantity ot gluten. 'KUuar" and .phosphate !

of lime. Maryland, and Virginia Wheat, (torn which oui i I: x v--. -. ttf" MAN U R E.


manufactured unequalled for the purity and superior quality of Its nutritious prop
ertles. We make

Patapsoo triuperlatlve, North Point Family, Ammonia . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.50 per cent.

and other brands. .\ vailable Phosphoric ,Acid . . . . . . .. .. .: 4.00 "

I Potash . . . .. . .-. ... . ... .. .... . . 12.50 "
.. Soda.. . . . . . ; . . . . .. .. .. 2.00 "

32 Commerce Street,Baltimore, Md. Magnesia. . . . .. . . . . . .. . . 8.00 ttLime

,Represented by Mr.JAS. H. Un. Jacksonville, Fla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00 "
This justly celebrated Manure has l len thorovchly tried for sears in Florida, and nl\ i .
,,'itla tilt I>tst result.. It is n.> tlituiLtiral I Fcrtjli cr." ut one which has Ntood the
test"' for VC.TS! ami if properly 1',ed 1 c-"Prot fail to repay its cost many times over in the increased -
BARRS CLARK & TATE Yield of Ur.injfts, !gcucial, ncalth ana rabid growth of the tree.

his, and alwa\s has: l been tie! same: superior Fertilizer when first introduced years ago,
WHOLVSALE AND RETAIL I and we gu.irantr'e tli.) .t i its: quality will he snM.unrd in the future asin the past, as we do not
propose to cheapen it by the introduction of any inferior and lower priced bources of Ammonia, I
Booksellers Stationers Paper Dealers' Phosphoric Acid,iVc.: I
Our ORANGE TREE Manure: 1-1 securely, packed in barrel. of 25Olbs.|

No. 29 West Bay Street, .Jacksonville, Fla.laooo I Send for descriptive pamphlet to

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flares Where a full supply of it is constantly on handler to ?\

in tbe best quality of heavy oak, hickory and cabbage hammock. having miles of river and I
bay fronts. and best water protection in Florida. Especially
adapted to Florida and vegetables.

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: dm c ANTHONY &. YOUNG ::: We would advise all who setting any or presentis
.. ; : = the best UIIIO of all the year. While the sun Is low and ground moist and no growth on
'Ot:5 c -' ":: << G.I ;; _ct-:::; ::. = lr.f'ti'g the trees the chance of success are much better thn set later In the spring.
.! s; 7 I Real I Estate & I Insur., Agents,, 8m r 5al "oaoB I.'01'Catalogue send request to'v.

f c- -0 G,...,, (fiF. ,::: tCGKnlntetto 0< -= W. HAWKINS & SON, Props.,

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lu all the towns on the Manatie River. Hen tit If ul river and Hold by
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SILOS AND ENSILAGE The experiment was an entire suc, pIe generally are too solidly welded to hours turn it over, then before the dew
cess, and yet I did not feel justified in ,, old id as, too much disinclined to get falls in the afternoon, shock in large
This System of Preserving Foddera proclaiming it to the public, as the out of the old ruts in which their life shocks. After dew is off next day, .
Complete Success in Florida- season was very dry, and it was set, experiences have doomed them to run, haul in and scatter lightly in barn. In
Dairy Products and Beef Madeas tled that Ensilage would keep equallywell to adopt really new methods, however I two or three days toss to the other&He
Cheaply here as in New in a wet eeason. desirable. A few occasionally! make of barn. Let 'it remain a few days
York-Dr. Henry Foster ; The Silo was again filled this past the Effort, but the great majority soon then pack very closely where it 'is
Gives the Result of Two II 1 season, which proved to be a very wet drop back to the old ways or give up to I lemain. If you are saving it in
Years' Practical Ex- J one. It was filled with corn fodder in despair. "It is too much trouble," the rainy season, cut as above UIlII l
perience on Lake and Guinea grass instead of cow-neas. they say ; the chains of habit are too haul in before the evening rain, and
Jessup. I On opening it in December it provedto hard to break."I cure in the shock with equally good
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : be even in better condition than cannot live without milk," or, "I results ; but there is more labor in
t the before being entire sweet will live in where I have it .
In to I ill year not a country tossing about in the barn. The secret -
response your request, \\
ensilage.. a tin -ow or equivalent 1 expression, ? ** in mttiny it jiat when it. buds
give you my experience in silos and The green corn is better for( ensilage are often he-ird, and the scarcity of> to blo"m. and while he dew i is un the
- feeding ensilage. Five years ago I than cow, peas or Guinea grass, although pure, fresh milk especially in :South; plant, for where the leaf unites with
became convinced of the value of th any of the grasses or fi.elder Florida, deters many, very main peo the stem is the last place to dry on it,
system of storing fodder in silos anal keeping the food green and succulentfor make good ensilage. Cows will leave There has been a very great improvement which toughens it when treated
the stock in the winter season. On all other feed for it, and keep in bt tter in this regard during the past as above. I have over a ton yet in
my dairy farm, connected with the flesh, and give more milk than in any few years, a great progress in the right hand, saved in this way, that is the
sanitarium at Clifton Springs, N. Y., other sytem of feeding. A fair ration direction, and the rapidly increasing same as the enclosed sample.A .
I was able to support only about of cotton seed meal should be fed withit. number of article in the newspaperswith word to those who intend plant-
thirty head of cows and calves, with I am now satisfied that this system regard to grasses: and forage ing pinders for hogs, etc. All who
four horses and about fifty hogs. With will prove a great boon to Flor- plant* show that we are on the high have had experience in raising them
the silo system, on the same land, I ida, and hope to see it generally road of progress in this direction. I find many "pops" (faulty] out s) in
have now ninety-five head including{; adopted, for Florida can grow corn trust you will continue to keep the ih"m grown in Florida out of lime-
calves, eight horses and one hundred stalks, millet, and cow peas easily and subject before the people. stone sections. If those planting will
and fifty hogs. abundantly. You can feed stock and The general absence of cows and sow tome lime in the drills and then
With the ensilage system my stockis fatten beef almost as cheaply here as garden! I deem, from my few years plow, they will fins no "pops," and the
better supplied with fodder, are in the North. Florida may furnish experience in Florida, to be the greatest yield almost dou bl" This is my ex-
looking better, and the cows give her citizens with plenty of fat beef discouragement presented to those perience, at Ifa t. More) anon.
more milk per head than they did before and mutton, all the butter and milk otherwise desirous of securing homesin W. S. MOORE.
I introduced the eusihtge systemof she wants, thus becoming independentof genial, heathful and delicious Flor Hawthorne, Fla., February 9,1887.
feeding. Of course I give the same the North, so far as her supply of ida. It does not answer to tell people, Profe-sor Phares, Agricultural Col-
amount of mill feed to each cow as these staple articles is concerned.In as is oftt-n the case, that they can do lege, can probably inform our correspondent -
formerly.I my judgment this system offers a this and that to secure a comfortable
do not feel that we have yet come surer revenue to the farmer of Florida livelihood ; they desire to see residents where Japan clover seed can
to the possibilities of the farm, but expect than orange growing does. generally doing that which they are be had. The sample of beggar weed
to carry it to one hundred and If this article shall awaken an in- told they can do. That settles the hay enclosed is certainly very fine retaining
twenty or thirty head by only adding terest in the subject, I sh .11 be satisfied question satisfactorily! at once. its color and sweetness ED,
twelve acres of land to the farm. and will then give full directionswith SHERMAN ADAMS. ? K.H
For fifteen years I have felt that regard to building and managinga Gabriella, Fla., February i>to 18S7.a Leon County Hay,
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the need of Florida silo. HENRY C. FOSTER Mr. John Donk of Mr. C.
great was a ,
system manager
Lake Charm, Orange Co., Fla., Feb 1887. HAY MAKING FLORIDA.
of storing fodder, such as can be .. J. F. Allen's "Ethel Meadows" place,
grown here, and two years ago I resolved KEEPING COW. Japan Clover-Beggar Weed"Pin- just west of Tallahassee, has demon-
to try the experiment of building ders." ctrated what can he done with native
,,a silo and of testing the principlein Dairy Products Can be Profitably Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: grasses as a hay crop.
this warm climate.I Raised Here-Bring Out Facts. In putting in his oat crop last sea-
Can advise where seed of the
built a silo of plank,above ground, I Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : you son he fertilized, plowed and harrowed
setting the studding so as to leave one I am pleased to see you giving so Japan clover can he obtained ? I am the land. Late in May he cut his oat
foot space between the ceiling inside much attention to the investigation of confident that it will succeed well here crop, which yielded sixty bushels to
and the sheathing outside. This foot the grasses and forage crops likely to from my acquaintance with it in Ten- the acre. As soon as the oat crop was
space,was filled with sand, tamping it thrive in the soil and climate of Flor- nessee. If it will, "we are elected," out of the wav he plowed the land
well. The silo was 8x10 feet, 14 feet ida. Solve and make widely knownan for it is a great benefit to land, and c\ell, cross harrowed. it, and waited for
high.A. easily practicable way of securing I can be grown in an orange grove to thu grass to spring up. -In due time-
piece of Guinea grass has supplied ,sufficient: f feed for cattle, and the development enrich it, shade the ground, and con- the grass appeared with some weeds.
the horses for the summer during of the State will be very, 'trolled as easily as red clnver. Withit The weeds were cut down with a
'a number of years. This grass very much more rapid than ever be- we can improve all our lands at a sythe, and thus the grass got the start
and about an acre of cow peas filled fore. No large extt-ut of country can small cost, and save much money now of the weeds and) maintained l the ad-
the silo.I be truly and successfully attractive spent f for( fertilizers. I have found the vantage to i he end.
sent down from the North an agricultural and independent without the'raisiug; of great secret in saving "Beggar 'Weed'1 When haying time came Mr. Douk f
engine and also the Ross live stock. They add to the wealth of for hay. From the sample enclosed. mowed from one t-) three tons of crowfoot ',
ensilage cutter. any section, not only the amount de- you can see how green the leaves are ) grass to the acre, and now he is I
The food waR cut into quarter inch rived from their flesh, milk, wool, or and how tenaciously thev hang into hauling that hay to Tallahnssee and
pieces, and carried int J the Silo with muscular strength, but also a conse- the stem. Chew a leaf or so ; it i is MS selling it for twenty dollars a tlln.
the carrier attachment to the- cutter, quent productiveness of soil derived sweet as when green. The trouble in The hay is well cured and look* as
tramped down, and I hen covered with from the fertilizing material they sup- saving it for hay is that the leave bright and clean as any hay we ever
1t inch boards, matched and battoned. ply, which largely increases the amount turn dark, fall off, and dry up. To aw. In cutting the grass Mr. Donk
Upon this I put one foot of sand, and consequent profit derived from the prevent this has been my object in my never allowed it to remain on the
and then about three-quarters of a products of the soil. experiments, and I have it solid at ground longer than twenty,four hour
cord of lightwood to weight it. Florida will never thrive and prosper l IHst. To get the best results, preparethe Instead of fighting grass all summer,
The Silo was filled in August. as she ought, and as she can, untilit land well. sow a few hundred i Mr. Dunk has utilized it as "a money
About December 20th, we opened the is readily possible for every residentto pounds of Button seed meal to the ; crop," and thus doing we venture the
Silo, and found\: that the fodder was keep one or mere cows if he de- acre, harrow or brush smooth. If it assertion that he made more clear
well preserved, and my cows ate it sires. It can be done profitably, even is land well seeded it will Cllllle up money to the acre than any farmer in
with avidity, giving more milk than now, if people would be wise enoughto very thick. When just beginning to Middle Florida.
they had ever done before, although I adapt themselves to their surroundings bud for bU'+d, cut each m+nvtig while Moral. : Don't waste so much time
fed nothing with the Ensilage except and utilize the many sources of dew i3 on it ; when the dew drJ off,quit fighting gra.s, but utilize it as a feed
a little bran* of foregf within ** y r.aahe But peo until next moroiog.: ID thr** + or four crop and "a money crop-"loridian







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was easier and pleasanter, but work duce wonderfully well. The improved State to donate land for railroad purposes
Ioridiana, went on all the same. varieties of peaches, namely, the Peen : and throwing the land open for

'.J .,-J_ -- NO',U,,-.--.. -.,.--.-_-- In 1878 the oranges from the grove to, Honey, etc., are being planted and settlement. This and this alone rend-
Cost of an Orange Grove. were sold to Henry Lilienthal on the our soil seems specially adapted to ered possible the wonderful progress
. trees for $360. In 1879 they brought their growth. We firmly believe that Florida has since made.
In view of the recent discussion in $1,200. in 1880 the fruit was divided, peach culture will become one of the :Mr. B also confuses the 'DisstOD
the columns of the DISPATCH regard- T. A. Capwell bought part and Cook diversity of crops, which will be ad- purchase" with i; the "Okeechobee
ing the cost of an orange grove and & Otterson the remainder; the whole vantageous to the fruit grower. We Drain e Co.," which is totally distinct.
the time required, under good man- brought $1,740. In 1881 l the grove have excellent clear, freestone water, The good effects of the drainage op-
agement, to bring a grove into profi- produced 810 boxes of choice fruit, an abundant supply can be obtained I perations can he seen by any visitorto
table bearing, the facts we give below] and this sold for $1,900.46. In 1882 from wells twenty to ihirty-five feet this section ; there are here to day
will be of great interest. We are iu 600 boxes were shipped, the remainder deep. For health, we can say thereis eleven' large trunk farmers where immense -
debted to the Palatka News for the sold to Beach & Miller ; the whole positively no healthier section of quantities of rice, sugar cane.
account as it appears, but we are well brought $2,072 75. the State than ours ; there is no malaria cabbage: cauliflowers:, strawberries,
acquainted with the grove and its In 1883- and, having> pure water, there are etc., are raised:: on lands, which until
owners and can vouch for the truthfulness 1,169 boxes were shipped to no local causes for sickness. Here, three year ago were covered with
of the statement. It is scarcely Higlev] & Smith, Chicago, among our pine-clad hills and clear, water, and as the wonderful productiveness f

necessary to add that Messrs. Burton and returned.............. $2,533 42 sparkling lakes, the invalid, almost of this reclaimed land becomes
& Harris have not been dude farmer, Sixty-eight boxes were sold ready to succumb to disease, receives :. the more c\.idellt-f it needs no fertilizing

but have done their own work.with their for............................ 102 02 fresh vigor ; new life is inspired in ; and the yield: is enormnusI -
own hands putting up with such Twenty-eight boxes Tangier- them, and they begin to feel like thereis I the mimh"r of t truck f farms' and farmers

fare as they would raise from their ines ........................... 169 94 still n place on earth where lost I continually increases.
land or their limited income permitted. -- strength can be partially,if not wholly, Those "running streams where a few

Total.......................$2,805 38 regained. For pulmonary troubles, years ago were grass plats," are a
In 1869 Messrs. Burton and Harrison asthma and kindred diseases,our high, proof of the success of the drainage
In 1884-
late of Alabama, purchased! thirty and is really and of due
dry pure atmosphere a operations are course to
2,2')4') boxes brought.........$2,612 85
of hammock Dunnis Lake in
acres on balm, and while so many come to the premanently lowered level of the
The Taugierines sold for. ... 520 95
Putnam for hundred and
county seven Florida in search of health, it is very water line. B.
thirteen dollars. The property was in In the winter of 1885-6 nearly all often the case they stop in some low, Kissimmee... Feb. 18S7.
the "back-woods" supplies were the fruit was more or ]less injured by misamatic region, where malaria and -.------
brought in a row boat from Palatka the freeze, so that less than one thou limestone water serve to increase their FORT MEADE.

and the neighbors clubbed togetherso sand dollars was realized. trouble, and, after remaining awhile, I. -
as to send once a week for the bacon The present crop is still on the trees, they return to their Northern homes A Famous Orange District-Fine
hominy and coffee absolutely nec- but it is estimated at more than two to die. Spring Gardens-No Damage
essary. In the spring of 1870, 480 thousand boxes. We say to all suffering from pulmonary From Cold This Winter.
large stumps were transplanted from Now for the other side. Up to the or asthmatic diseases to come Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
the wild groves in the vicinity and in present time there has been paid out and, if you do not make homes withus We have had no fn st her. since
1871 the first buds were put in. since 1869 $50 for salt, $51 for commer- sojourn awhile, and realize the the January wave when the mercury
Three had begun to show promise cial fertilizers and $64 for) kainit. truth of what we l3a).. And to those fell to twenty-six degrees for two nights
when the cold : of December 23d, The muck and compost given the
nap who desire to make homes in our sun- only. A good many oranges are yeton
1871, killed the growing buds and trees has been mad* on the place. No
State to
ny we say come our place, the trees and are apparently very
many of the stocks. Meantime there labor except that of one man has been and you will find good land at reas; n- little injured. Those who have not
had been no loafing and the work of employed save in picking oranges. able prices ; and we venture that no yet sold are waiting for better prices
clearing, begun in January, 1869, had For all this the proceeds of crops grown one can find a better place to engagein with the chances we think, in their
rescued from the forest several acres on the plane have paid. For the orig- fruit culture and njoy good health. favor. The Fort Meade section is becoming
of rich land on which corn and cotton, inal outlay of capital and the work of There are some parts of our State very a fanif! up orange district. Upto
cabbage, potatoes, etc., were planted the proprietors they can dhow; fourteenacres sickly, as j the writer has tried them, January 1, ten thousand boxes,
each year, and the proceeds from the set in fine trees, all healthy, beau- and knows whereof we speak. Some averaging about 170 to the box, w reshipped
farm supported Maj. Burton and paid tifully located, and now convenient to citizen will say, in speaking of his par- from this station. We thinkit
the wages of one 'hand. Advanceswere transportation. Four years ago twenty- ticular locality, "We are in as healthy would be safe to put the enti re cropat
made but the repaid all, eight thousand dollars was refused for
crop a location as any where in the State. twenty thousand boxes.
and for their profits the owners waited the old trees set out in 1872 occupying You will have chills and fever any- Vegetables are plentiful, more than
patiently till the trees began to bear. about six acres. For the whole where in Florida." It is this that disgusts enough to supply the local demand.
Except that the field was cleared, property forty( thousand would be a a great many people, and bringour Very little sale for' sweet potatoes atf
the freeze of 1871 left the owners exactly fair valuation.We State into bad repute. ; rty cents per bushel.
where they had begun in 1869. will thus see that on thirty acresenough Come to Candler, Marion county, Spring gardens are corning on finely
But in 1872 they replanted with has been made by farming to and you will have good health ; you and farmers are planting field crops
budded trees from the nursery and grow fourteen acres of orange trees. I will find good pine ]lands that can be The!' oranges trees are in full bloo-r
filled the spaces again with corn and The fruit culturist has the grove: and bought cheap yet. We have a thriv- and indicate an increased crop this
cotton. They now had a house and his products we give below in tabular ing, growing town, not a paper town, year. W. S. T.
cows and pigs and a horse; the life was form to show there is good reason for but a town built upon a solid basis, February 12, 1887. .
still hard but they tote what they grew, the strength of the "Florida boom." and you will find a happy, contented ; ----0. j-'
or could buy from the proceeds of *.*-. people, who will gladly welcome the ; A large acreage has been plantedin
Candler Florida. strawberries and. Waldo.Mr. .
Palatka at near
their They came to
crops. stranger, the invalid and the home-
occasionally, and sometimes they had Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: seeker. We have churches, schools, DuBois, of Tallahassee I I realized)
jolly times with the neighbors at a In view of the fact that your excellent etc., and our transportation facilitiesare last year $3,000 from 11'8 vineyard.
dance or hunting frolic, but the work journal has a large circulation, the best. In future letters we will Peen-tu peaches in the neighborhood
went bravely on. and is universally recognized as the dwell what be and
upon can planted, of Altam-uitu are looking well,
In 1876 the grove which had been standard authority on Florida, we sub the paying industries of this part of and promise a large crop.
planted in 1872 gave its first crop, I mit a short descriptive article of our Florida. JAMES N. MARSHALL.Candler .
which was sold to E. C. Post, of Pa- : town and vicinity, and hope you will Fla. In setting out a new glace b. sure
i k in columns. > < to plant a few nut trees. They will
latka, for $28. In 1877 the crop was give a place your
sold to C. R. Griffin, of Crescent City, Our place is situated on the Florida The Disston Purchase. always fnrni-h a luxury, and often i
for $150, on the trees. The placewas Southern Railway, in the southern Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: pay many times the cost in a single
now called the Glen Cove grove- part of Marion county. This portionof Under the above heading a letter crop.
the boon had taken on promising pro- Marion county is high and rolling apertrs; in your last issue over the name Mr .Julia Monror, of Quincy.
portions-Crescent City was growingfast pine land, interspersed with beautiful of F. C. M. Boggess, who seems one i gathered this season five bushels, or
and steamboats were plying be- clear water lakes. Our soil is sandy, of those who rush into print without i two hundred pounds of pecans from
tween her wharf and Palatka. Dunn's with clay from eighte n inches to six giving this subject a moment's thought.Mr. one tr>e. The nuts sell at ten cents
Lake had become Lake Crescent and feet below the surface, and for fruit B. probahly never stopped to I per pound wholesale.
the creek connecting it with the St. growing this sandy soil is unsurpassed. I think that Mr. Disston's purchase enabled The orange; crop is not by any
Johns river was now known as Deep Oranges and lemons thrive, and allsemitropical I the State to pay her debt and means exhnusted. A trip over the
river. People began to come in at fruits grow to perfection.With : released millions of acres of State land San ford l and Indian River Railroad
every quarter, the tourist was visible] a judicious use of good fertilizersour which had been pledged and was aboutto I shows 1 ilat- there is still a considerable
and hotels began to spring up. Life piae Undo can be made to pro- be old for that debt, enabling the I amount nf fruit on tb! tree





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containing a thousand or more fowls,, In order; to be successful you must .see..1 the roost. Being active, they do not
Poultl' for instance ; but I do not see why all more merit in your stock than you can i hec me excessively fat. and if allowed
the natural conditions here are not in any other class. It stands to rea ;. to run at )large they will pica up I a
-- fully as favorable as at the North, if son i(you are not pleased with your : large proportion of their food during
Poultry for Florida. not more go. We cannot, it is true, selection it will never receive the attention favorable seasons.() Being usually
[Concluded from DISPATCH of February 7, produce as great a variety of poultry it requires and any stock that !i clean: U-gged l t they are not as subject
page 142.] i food as easily or cheaply as our competitors is slighted is not profitable., Persons : to :x-ahhy leg as the Asiatics, and if
Your "New Comer" correspondent'ssecond i at the North or West, but I have purchased the best fowls of the j kept warm in winter they lay aboutas
question is : "How many fowls do not think our fowls require as much popular lam ds, and failing to find i well during the cold seasons; as in
are needed to stock a poultry yard and food as do those of colder climates, I their good l qualities have become dis-j i stun tuier. -A merican Agriculturist for
go into the business?" To which I and the increase I price of grain, etc., gusted with them and sold out to a i February.! .
empatically reply that no one can here is, perhaps equalized l by the breeder, ho at once made them -- -.--- -- -
make a paying business of keeping higher market: price of eggs, chickens, itable, simply because he could prof'I''I' Keeping Poultry in Orchards.
poultry on a basis of less than from etc. enough merit in them to give This is a matter that should() be
five hundred to one thousand fowls "What about Incubators and their good attention. Nobody can tell you practiced when possible. We believe
and upwards ; as the possible profit on practical working ? Have they beenor what variety to breed. AH depends i, hat i farmers and fruit raisers knew the
each fowl is so small that a smaller can they be made practically successful on your inclination. The climate has I i benefits arising from such management
i yard does not pay for the care and at- ? Which is the best and what something to do with it, but n >t :as 'i they would. at once adopt ir. Last: full
tention absolutely necessary to mp.ke do they cost? much as yourself.. X. X. in Southern i we visited an orchard which fowls
anything like a success. In poultry Of the different styles and forms of Cultivator. i were kept, the owner of which told us
keeping also, it should be clearly un- Incubators[ there is no end. They --- .._- -.- before'( the fowls( were confined, the
derstood that there is "more in the range in price from $5 t to 8150 (or Minorcas.Dr. corresponding amount of fruit was ob-
man than there is in the land." It is $300, according to size etc. I haveno Hall, Editor Chicago Poultry-Letter: tained. But what a change was evi-
not at all possible for( every one to bea idea which is the best, and would, I read your article on chickens dent now The grass was kept down,
successful poultry raiser. The business be glad to take testimony from those in the 'FLORIDA DISP ITCH of January the weeds killed and the trees presented -
requires a peculiar fitness and who have had practical experiencewith 10, 1887. I am looking for) the an appearance of thrift which
adaptation in the person who would the different patents. I have no best; egg producers, combined with the most enthusiastic horticulturist
succeed in it. It makes constant calls doubt they can be made( practically health :und go'>d l Illoks. You speak of could but admire and envy. The
upon the virtues of patience, vigilanceand successful, to a certain extent, i t the Minorca: ') *, Black and While. growth of the trees was most vigorousand
the most watchful care and above proper hands ; and I think an Incubator Which are the hen ? If equal as layers foliage most luxuriant. This excellence -
all, to insure success the poultry- almost a ii-cesity; in such a large which are the healthie- and which was accounted t for by the pro
keeper must have a love for the fowls, poultry establishment as I have alluded would be most desirable for) table use prietor who remarked, that the "hens
a knowledge of their ways and habits, 'to. Still, I am inclined to go a if one got overstocked ? I want the ate all the worms and curculio in'* their
and a skill in handling and attendingto little slow on Incubators, thus far ; i address( of a breeder of them, as I am reach, even the canker worm. He
them which only from for in farm in have found less trouble with their roostingin
comes a deep hoping higher development; starting a my gr"I
interest in the subject and some expe- that line, and trusting the old motherly the Plymouth Rocks It my home the trees than he expected, and a
rience.A hen with undiminished confidence. place; they are s'andard chicken. picket fence six feet high kept them
small number of fowls, as I have An early answer, please. Also state within bounds. His orchard was di-
just remarked, cannot be made to yield;. I could write much more, but my it' the Minorcas:\ are winter layers. vided into three sections, and the fowls(
anything more than "pin money" for paper is full ; and I shall return to Yours) JNO. D. GREEN.Sea were changed from one to the other,
the good housewife, or the luxury o this subject hereafter, with interest, Side, Fla.,Jan. 18, 1S8 as the condition of the fowls or orchard
fresh eggs, broilers, etc. ; so, if your sho'ild it be necc..arv. MAX. Editor FLOUIDA DISPATCH: section seemed to require it.-American -
correspondent wishes to go into it as a t Replying to the above, I will say I'oultry Yard..
business, he must make large purchases What Variety Shall I Breed? that I consider the Black and White Air-Slacked-- Lime.-
of pullets or young hens, build This question has perhaps been Minorcas equal as to size and numberof
the necessary yards, sheds, etc. ; make asked a thousand times and nobody] eggs: ::; laid in a year. As to health, This is:: certainly "a simple and efficient "-
arrangements for a constant supply of can answer it better than yourself.: If they are not exceeded by any, and I deodorizer about the hen hose.
varied food, cooked and raw ; and,in your yards are small the large breeds, doubt not but Florida's climate willl! But it does'! its work by liberating the
short, give his "whole mind, and most such as Light or Dark Bmhmas, Buffor suit them well. Having large combs ammonia and allowing it to escape| at
of his time" to it. If he is naturally Partridge; Cochins, White Cochinsor and wattles, there won)il I II 1 be no dangerof once. It should}({ never be mixed with
"gifted" and fitted fora poultrv-raiser ; Langshans may suit you. Eith r freezing them there, which is a stable manure or poultry droppings,
if h location is favorable to the healthof stand confinement well, but need close great drawback here in the North. as it diminishes their value as ferti-
the fowls ; if his yards, sheds, etc., attention to keep them from gettingtoo As they are smaller than the Ply- lizers very not- fast. Use dry muck or
earth sand in this hen house andit
are arranged with proper judgment, fat. They are all good winter layers mouth Rocks, and s-une larger than ,
will increase the value of the
and if all the conditions are right, he hatch and rear their own young, the Leghorns, we hardly think them ma
may venture to go into egg-producing and when fully matured are of enor- equal as a table fowl to the Rocks.As nure. Land plaster, ground gypsum,
the Minorcas beat (not plaster of Paris), is still better,
and chicken-raising as a business, with mous size. If your runs are unlimited egg prolncers
reasonable hope of success. But unless I the Leghorn?, Games Houdans, Spanish the world. We breed the Black Mi but Florida.is not so generally\V. C.available STKKLE in

all these conditions exist, and unless and Hamburgs are all good. Theseare norcas ; eggs are selling thr $5 for Switzerland, Fla., Feb.4, 18.1)7.e .
he can start with at least one thou- decidedly active, do better when thirteen. Heartily and fraternally: -- -
sand young and healthy fowls, with a confined, and, in fact, are hard to keep yours, J. L. S. HALL, M. D. The Guinea finis I a great forager,
proportion of one cock to tenor twelve shut up, as they fly over fences ten feet Chicago, Ill.Advantages. >-.-. and destroys many insects that the
hens, and unless he has good arrange- high. They will knock a garden fence hens will not touch. They do not
ments for separating and colonizing crazy in ten minutes, stir up the flower of Small Breeds. scratch in the garden, und, though nt
each lot of ten or twelve when necessary bed in high style and assert rights on Though small in size, the Leghornsand easily kept near the house, they maka
he will be wise and prudent not all occasions. Of the medium class! Hamburgs grow rapidly and ma- :. known the places where they live byee
to attempt the raising of fowls as a the Wyandottes and Plymouth Rocks ture early. It requires some time before peculiar noi-e which enables one acs
source of steady income. hold undisputed ground. They seem ( a large fowl attains its full size. customed t them to find all the eto -
All attempts that we have ever to do as well on small runs as large, The advantages of the small breeds is, they lay. They really cost nothi ngsg
known or heard of to keep a large will lay almost the year through with that they permit us to make a "short raise, and when roosting near the houg
number of fowls in the same inclo- good treatment, and are large enoughfor cut" to the laying point, though they create an alarm should intruders make
sure, no matter how large the space, all purposes. To those who are may be deficient in weight.' So far as i their appearance.
have proved signal failures, as fowls breeding"fancy points," the PlymouthRock the cost is concerned, it has been demonstrated Learn to dry pick chickens without
t are not only very gregarious but also is more !popular than its rival, I that it equires no more food tearing the skin imteul of scalding
aggressive and tyranical, and must the Wyandotte. Both are the productof j I, for a. large fowl than a small one, compared them to remove the feathers. It helps
therefore, (especially during the lay- crosses, but the Plymouth Rock has with the product. That is, we the price about twenty cent., saves
ing and breeding season,) be separatedinto been bred so long that but little trou- "an produce as many pounds of Leghorn the feathers dry, and makes per a finer fla-
small and distinct colonies, as ble is experienced in securing good i meat as we can of Cochin meat vored chicken for the table.
practiced by Hawkins, of Massachusetts standard specimens,while in the Wyandotte with t the same proportion of food, but
and others at the North and not more than one in ten will do in laying qualities the small breeds Above all things else, if you would!).
West, who have made extensive to breed from. But above all in breed- I are superior, as they are usually non- be a successful poultry raiser, kejp
poultry-raising a success.I ing good pure stock select the kind ; sitters and lay large eggs. Another things clean about the hen houses and
am not aware that any attempt that suits you best. Don't commenceon II advantage with them i is, that, being runs; it will pay you handsomely to
has been made in Florida to raise a variety simply because it is popu- small, a larger number can be kept give them proportionately much at.
poultry on a large scale, with yards ular,for there is demands for all kinds. :< together, as they require less room on tention as you do other live stock.e .


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of Sumter; W. K. Cessna, of Alachua; not prune too close but would cut off destroy the scale on.the orange. Mr.

. Associations C B. Magruder, of Brevard ; Jno. An some bunches after they were set, his Redmond advisfs the growing of seed-

.. .. derson, of Volusia ; Geo. W. Davis, of experience being; that this practice lings of the Muscat, of Alexandria,
:: : : :::::: : : :: : :
Duval. conduces to earlier ripening and finer and other foreign grapes. In this way

Fruit Growers' AssociationThe Adjourned to meet at Odd Fellows fruit.Mr. varieties can probably be obtained native -

Fourteenth Annual Meeting of Hall at 7:30: p. m. February 16th. Mott said he had seen seventyfive to this climate, having the desir-

the Florida Fruit Growers' Association The following members paid their or a hundred bunches of Dela- able qualities of the foreign grapes

was held at Orlando, on February15th. dues : ware on a single vine in Florida doing without their objectionable pulpiness.Mr. .
President R. B. Norment, Orlando ...._.. .................$1 00
D. Redmond and well without culture. \V. K. Cessna said the Eumelan
W. K. Cessna, Gainesville. ... ..... .. ... l 00M.
D. H. Elliott, Secretary. It. Marks,Orlando........ ..?... .............. 1 00 Mr. Bidwell thinks grapes will do rotted with him,although recommended -
A.J. Phares Yalaha .... .. ........ .........._.... 100
Minutes of a previous meeting read Jno. F Richmond, Helena? ........ .............. 100 well where properly taken care of. by Mr. Dubois for home market.
and approved.The A. L.IHatch| City Point.............. ........ ...... I 00 Mr. Beach moved that the Presi- The Committee on Prices was con-
John Anderson, Ormond ... ........ .. 100C.
report of the Secretary in re .C.Crippen, Eustis ..?. .... ............ 100 dent appoint a committee of two or tinued, and instructed to prepare a

gard tit correspondence and acti /n in E.R. E.W.Pratt Pierce Liraonia, Indian Springs. ..... ....... ... .,............. 100 1 00 three to make out list of the best varieties scale of price for next meeting.The .

partial settlement of premium and Mahlon Gore, Orlando ...__..?............... 100 of grapes. Committee on Classifying Fruitsof
H R Wheatly, Altamonte............... .. 100
gold medal, with management of Robt. Ranion, Tltusvllle ............. . ..100 Mr. Mott seconded the motion whichwas Florida was continued.Mr. .
World's Exposition at New Orleans, C. B. Maeruder, Rockledge ............ .. 1 00 carried, and the President Redmond was requested to
J as. Motf, Orlando .... . ........... 100 appointed pre-
was read. G. L. Taber, Glen St. Mary.'."....... .. .. . 100 W. K. Cessna, and W. U. pare an essay on Fig Culture for next
After remarks and explanations by E. H. Hart-, Federal.Point... ....... ........__.. 1 10 Steele as a committee of two, to reportat meeting.Mr. .

Gen. W.H.Sebring, Florida's commissioner the next session of this meeting.Mr. Theodore L. Mead, of Lake
Florida Nurserymen's Association.The .
it wasResolved Mott thought the Association Charm, was elected a member of the
That the action of the meeting of the Florida Nurse- should appoint a similar committee on Association.The .

Secretary be approved and that he has rymen's Association convened at the other fruits. following by-laws were unan-

\ the thanks of this Association for his Lucerne House, Or ando, at 10:45: a. Mr. Bidwell invited the Associationto imously adopted :

efforts. m., February 15th. President Bid- visit his place and see his orchardof No. 3. A committee on member-

Resolved, That D. H. Elliott, the well in the chair. Bidwell Peaches and other fruits. ship, consisting of three persons, shall

Secretary, or his successor as the Secretary The Secretary read the ,minutes of Adjourned to meet at 7 p. m. be annually appointed by the chair-

of the Florida Fruit Growers' the l last meeting which were accepted. EVENING MEETING. man, and all applicants for member

Association be the custodian of the Upon reading the roll call the following The evening session convened at ship shall make a statement to said

gold medal awarded this Ass.ciation members answered to their 7 o'clock. The Secretary read the min- committee of the volume and character

for the best display of Citrus Fruits at names : James Molt, Aaron Warr, A. utes of the previous session which were of their business, at least one

the World's Exposition at New Or- J. Beach, P.V.. Reasoner, H. L. approved.The month preceding a regular meeting.No. .

leans, 1885.Resolved. Wheatley, G. L. Tuber, W. C. Steele, following persons were made 4. The officers of this associa-

That the thanks of this A. I. Bidwell, 'V. K. Cessna. members of the Association : tion shall constitute an executive

Association be and are hereby tendered Article 3 of the Constitution was Jas. P. DePass, Archer, Fla.; R. D. committee.The .

the State's Commissioner, Gen. amended to read.as follows: "This as- Hoyt,Bay View.; B. B. Else, Orlando, President appointed the following -

W. H. Sebring, for his able represent- sociation shall be composed of all per- Fla.; A. L. Duncan, Dunedin, Fla.; committee on membership for

ation of the State's interest at the sons present at the first meeting upon L. B. Skinner, Dunedin, Fla.; E. B. the ensuing year: W. K. Cesna, E.

World's Exposition. heir complying with the conditions Carter, Tampa, Fla.; A. N. Duncan, H. Tison, W. C. Steele.

Afar considerable discussion, referring prescribed in the by-law New mem Clearwater, Fla. The following resolution was adopted

to debts due b; the Association bers shall be admitted upon receive To enable members to members to :

incurred in making the exhibit at ing a two-thirds vote of the membersof attend the Florida Fruit Growers' As- Re8olved, That it i in= our unanimous

New Orleans, and amounts thought to the association present and com sociation, then in session, the meeting opinion that imported Japan persimmon -
be due the Associa ion and individual plying with the conditions presentedin
adjourned at an early hour to meet at trees are greatly inferior in
members thereof and which should be the by-laws." 10 a. m., the following day. every respect to those worked on native -
paid from the fund appropriated by R. W. Pierce, of Indian Ridge, stock.A. .
the State, it was present, was made a member of the H. Manville was appointed a
Meeting convened at 10:30: Presi-
Resolved, That Senator A. S. Mannbe association. committee of one to obtain informa-
authorized to represent this Associ- Letters of regret at their necessary dent Bidwell presiding.Mr. tion in regard to the total amount ot

ation in the matter of claims!:! by this absence were received from Mr. P. D. Redmond was unanimouslyelected nursery stock in the State and to
J. Berckmans and Mr. W. W. Haw- an honorary member.
Association and individual members the .
report at next meeting.The
kins and read the The Committee on Grapes, appointed -
thereof against the State of Floridafor were by Secretary.Mr. secretary was instructed to
W. C. Steele read an article on at the previous morning's session,
expenses incurred at the World's confer with the Secretary of the Flor-
recommended the varietiesfor
Exposition at New Orleans. grape culture, which was received. following ida Fruit Growers Association in.' : relation -
This article will in DISPATCH profit : Goethe, Agawam, Delawareand
appear the annual
Resolved That Messrs. C. Ma-
to B. to making meetingsof
and for trial
Brighton Niagara,
at an early day.] ;
both associations later in the
gruder. of Brevard ; Dr. George W. sea-
Empire State, Prentiss and Moore'MEarly
Some interesting discussions fol-
Davis of Duval ; O. P. Rooks,of Sum-
and of for trial
lowed ; foreign grapes son.A
pertaining to culture.Mr.
ter ; John Anderson, of Volusia ; and grape vote of thanks was extended to
the Black Hamburg. The above list
Cessna said the leaf rollerwas
E. H. Hart, of St.Johns, is due and to is confined table the proprietor of the Lucerne Hotel
to only.In
worse after July, when the grapes and also Messrs. Bidwell and Mott
them is hereby tendered the hearty to
the absence of the Treasurer the
had been and
grapes mostly gathered, for courtesies received.In .
thanks of this Association for their assistance
read the Treasurer's
that the Black Hamburg, if well Secretary report, with invitation
in securing the sweepstakfs compliance an
thinned does well with him and ripens which was received and approved as
extended the Florida Fruit Grow-
premium of two hundred and fifty follows : by
dollars and gold medal, open to the early. ers' Association,the meeting adjournedto
SAN MATED, February 14, 1887.
Mr. Bidwell said he had
world for best display of citrus fruitsat somAyears Cash received for twenty-one meet the latter society in joint session
.. .. ........ .
ago about forty varieties at Ar- memberships .... |21 00 at 7:30 .
the World's
Exposition : p m.Joint
Cash paid for use of hall in Pa-
Resolved, That the Florida FruitGrowers' lington, many of which soon com- latka .. ................. . .. $10 00- .
die Thinks it Cash paid for Secretary's record
to out. was on
Association hold a joint meet- book .. : 1 65 11 65 Meeting.
of close and that
account too pruning
ing with the Florida Nurserymen's the vines should be allowed to assume Amount on hand in Treasury.... |9 3.5 Called to order at 7:30: p. m. Pres-
Association tomorrow night at OddFellows' J. B. ANDERSON, idents Redmond and Bidwell presid-
a more rambling disposition.Mr. Treasurer F.N. A.
Hall, at 7:30: m.
p. Mott do not rot In reply to inquiries from Mr. Red- ing.Minutes
says grapes
Resolved, That Messrs. Cessna, Gore of the last meeting of the
in North mond Mr. Manville said that Professor
and be here as badly as the and ,
Sebring appointed a com- Florida Fruit Growers' Associationread
concurred with Dubois of Tallahassee esteemed Norton's
this opinion was by
mittee of three to notify the Nurserymen and approved.
several members.Mr. Virginia and Cynthiana highly,
of this action. President Redmond then deliveredthe
Cessna>> said of the Rogers that both as table and wine grapes. With
ELECTION OF OFFICERS. number fifteen "Agawam" sells best Mr. Hoyt, of Bay View, the Black following address :

The following officers were electedfor in the North, a large grape of good Hamburg ripens after the rainy season Gentlemen of the Fruit-Growers' and

the ensuing year: color, but the best bearer of Rogers is commences, which causes the grapes to Nurserymen's Association :

President-D. Redmond. number one, a white grape nearly split. The Muscat succeeds better with It is a very trite saying that "in

Vice.President-W. H. Sebring. bronze, which ripens very early and him than the Black Hamburg. His union there is strength," and we all

Secretary-D. H. Elliott. does not rot at all here, number fifteen vines remain healthy, with the excep-- know the great value of well-directed

Corresponding Secretary A. H. sells best however. He has ship- tion of the ravages of the leaf roller, and harmonious associated effort.

Manville. ped Concords North with good resultsin which he has no trouble in destroyingwith The aims, objects and interests of the

Executive Committee-0. P. Rooks, baskets. In trimming he would the insecticides ordinarily used to nurseryman and fruit-grower are the


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same; and their mutual dependenceand for a class who have never yet been fi j in the variety and excellence of such hibition, E H. Hart, A. I. Bidw .ll,
.identity of interest should arouse accm dt d the full recognition and honor nursery stock-as is most d sirablo and \V. K. Cessna.
and sustain the most cordial and which they deserve. Permit me, then, valuable for our :State ; in the quan Bv request, Mr. W. C. Steele read
friendly spirit of co-operation. Actuated to present the intelligent and progres- tity of such stock which our own his Essay on Grape Culture in Florida,
therefore, by fraternal feelingsand sive Fruit-Grower in a new, but, I propagators can supply ; in general which was followed by considerable
'an earnest desire to advance the trust not unpleasant aspect; namely, correctness of nomenclature; in an discussion.
great and, beneficent industries to as a creative artist-one who by the earnest and sincere desire to deal i Mr. Mott thought we should confine
which ,we. are, all, devoted, the senior exercise of thought, labor and skill, of fairly and honestly by their customers; ourselves to a few well tested varieties.He .
Association of Florida Bruit Growers a very high order, produces countless in a true etprit du corps, or proper thought Cynthiana best for red
have invited their brethren of theNUlserym objects pleasant to the eye and the pride in their high and useful calling, wine and Norton's Virginia good, also
n's,_ Association to meet palate-combining in the greatest per- the nurserymen of Florida are fully up Delaware both for table and wine.
with them to-night in friendly council fection the utile cum dulc-the useful 1 to the highest standard of any part of He knew of a D. ]aware vine near
and, this invitation having been accepted and the beautiful Look abroad,over the Union.If Orlando, running upon the side of a
in the same spirit in which it our great Peninsular State, and be- then, it is conceded that we have house without culture, which bore
was tendered, we have now assembledfor hold the Aladdin-like wonders which made very great and gratifying pro over one hundred fine bunches. He
mutual instruction and the interchange have been enacted everywhere withinour gress, in the past twenty years, in the emphasized the importance of planting
.of views, opinions and experiences. borders during the past few years, cultivation of shrubs and plants and no more vines than could be well fer
Before, we proceed with the by the thinkers and workers who compose trees ; in the successful and profitable tilized and cared for.
regular exercises of the evening, however our busy population ; and tell me production of fine fruit, and in a gen, Mr. Steele said a great many varie-
I respectfully crave your attention if I am not right in classing among eral I appreciation of the great value ties (other than Vitisvulpina) succeed
to a few crude and hastily-written the highest, noblest and most useful of and importance of pomological knowl- here which do not succeed in the grape
remarks,'which the discussion of other all our "artists-the Artist in Land edge and skill ; it must also be frankly growing districts of the North.
and more important topics preventedme -the man who, taking the wild and admitted that we have yet a great Mr DePass was surprised that the
from reading before the regular primitive forest-the sandy, pine bar- deal to learn in every department of committee on grapes had not recom-
meeting of the Fruit Growers' Associ ren-the malarious marsh-the worn- our business, and that although we mended more varieties. He said thatin
Cation i last evening. out old field, or the jungle-like hammock have made a good and hopeful begin- Alachua and Brevard counties theyare
It is not necessary to stimulate the all "in the rough; changes such ning, we can not yet afford to halt or cultivating the Black Hamburgwith
interest'and enthusiasm of( the nurseryman "waste places" by the magic of brain look back. The field of Florida Fruit great success, one of his neighbors
or the} ,florist, by endeavoringto and hand working harmoniously) to- Culture is very wide and exten- having gathered thirty-jix pounds
throw any false glamour of romance gether, into a grove of golden oranges, sive, and glancing over its fi 11 from a single vine.
around an avocation which an orchard of luscious peaches, a scope, a great many subjects From an experience of fifteen years,
deals directly ,with nature, and is a gl wing field of ruddy strawberries, or appear to be worthy of our earn Judge Cessna would not prune as
most potent agent in the creation and a vineyard} laden with its sweet and est consideration.' Of these I can closely as had been suggested, but
development of some of her most fragrant. clusters of wine-full grapes. now only mention a few, which I re- would let the wood grow longer and
beautiful and most attractive products What in comparison with such a spectfully offer for consideration and thin out the branches. Inasmuch as the
; nor' is it, necessary to dwell at man was the far famed painter of an- discussion, to my brethren of bothass grape is often short lived here, he suggEsted -
any great l length upon the charm and tiquity, at whose deftly-drawn pictureof ciations : that the vines could; he easily
attractiveness: of fruit-growing as a grapes even the birds flew and 1. The appointment of a special renewed by planting a little further
business and recreation. This charm pecked! How far higher, nobler and committee of three competent gentlemen apart and raising a new root by layer-
has,'from time immemorial, been felt more useful, the man who makes whose duty it shall be to make a ing every two or three year He
and acknowledged throughout all the grapes or orange*, than. the one who careful and thorough examination and thought the Black Hamburg success.
more mild' and genial portions of the merely paints a poor and imperfect revision of the catalogues of our lead- He advised every grape grower to
civilized world and from the of of them *
days picture
; ing, most intelligent and most reliable raise seedling grapes thus obtaining
Virgil to the present time, this delightful Coming now, to the present status nurserymen, with the view of publishing native varieties adapted to our soil
pursuit has "not'only furnished and condition of Fruit Culture in a correctly named and classified and climate. .
afavorite'theme: for the aesthetic rural Florida, it would be very interesting, List of Fruits, similar to that of the Mr. Redmond called attention to
writer, the poet, and the orator, but had we sufficient time to go back American Pomnlo! cal Society, which the reported luxuriant growth of foreign -
has aroused the interest and engaged twenty yeas and contrast the then list shall serve as a guide to the beginner :: grapes on native stocks and Mr.
"the''atlention'' of the purest and best and the now Then, if I remen'he" in fruit culture, and as a standard Williams, of Indian River, reported
minds and the most skillful and well- aright, there was not a single nursery, authority on pomological nomenclature. having had success in grafting the
trained hands. It is not claiming too i worthy of the name, in all Florida, Delaware on the native Labrusca.Mr. .
much, nor unduly "magnifying our i and only} three gpnerally recognized va 2. The best mode of preserving the P. W. Reasoner then read an
office," to "say that, of all human in- rieties of the orange-namely, the orange and other fruits in a fresh and essay on tropical fruits, which appearsin
dustries, the' successful production of sweet the bitter-sweet, and the sour. sound state, and thereby extending the another column.
fine and wholesome fruits is one of Budded or grafted trees were almostor marketable season for the same. By invitation Judge J. ii. Knapp
the most delightful and satisfactory.It quite unknown-propagation from 3. The best mode of protecting the read an es ay on the Climatology ,
would be very easy to fill the seed was the only mode generally, orange and other fruit trees from the of Florida.A .
out my few allotted pages with understood ; and with the exception of effects of frost. unanimous vote of thanks was
extracts from the literature of hor- the Dummitt grove, on Indian river, 4. How to market our fruits safely tendered Judge Knapp for his able
ticulture and pomology, settinir forth) and a few smaller ones on the St. and profitably. Experience of members and instructive essay.
in"thoughts that breathe" the delightsof Johns, there were none of any note in with the "Florida Fruit Ex, General W. S,'bring offered the following -
our enticing avocation, but I for- the State. If we look over our broad change''-also with Northern commis- resolution which was unanimously -
bear-only quoting a few lines from domain.now, the contrast is most grat- sion houses, etc. adopt d :
Downing, our great leader and exemplar ifying. There is scarcely a neighborhood 5. Improved modes and cheaper Resolved, That the Florida Fruit
who, in the opening chapterof lacking its well organized and processes for packing, shipping, etc.' Growers Association recommend to the
Fruits and'Fruit Trees,says : "Fine varied nursery ; hundreds of grovesare How to secure prompt and careful people of Florida the importance of
fruit is the flower of commodities. It dotted everywhere over the land, transit, and lower rates for same making a sub-tropical exhibit at some
it the most perfect union of the useful oranges and other citrus fruits to the These, and other of promiu nt and convenient point in
and the beautiful that the earth knows value of several milllions of dollarsare many topics Florida, commencing in December
Trees full of soft, foliage ; blossoms produced and sold every year ; and equal themselves importance to the active, readily and suggest 1887, and closing about March 1,
fresh with beauty and finally other new fruits not heretofore 1888 and
spring ; many minds of hearers and that this Association pledge
-fruit rich crimson melting cultivated in Florida, are beginningto my ; trusting
golden, that all councils be the united support of its members in
and luscious !-such are the treas be grown largely and with profit.In our and wisdom.may and that guidedby making this the grandfsi exhibit of
foresight our
ures of the orchard, grove and garden, this connection, I desire to say efforts benefit the fair the kind ever made.
temptingly and freely offered to all that the nurseries and nurserymen of f f laud within may which greatly have made The following resolution was offered
we our
who will stretch forth vigorous'hand Florida deserve more than a passing homes I the by A. 1,. Duncan which was unanimously -
announce joint convention -
to grasp them in this fair clime of notice. I may modestly claim some adopted :
and invite all who
l land and bright and little knowledge of the practical open ; are Resolved That
cheap ,, sunny to and it is the sense of the
skies !I'" workings! of this indispensable and present discussions.participate fully freelyin Florida Fruit Growers and Nursery
In these aesthetic times when so useful industry, having extensively our men's Association, in joint Convention
much is said of "art" and "artists," propagated and planted trees in the At the request of Major Marks, assembled, that the best interests of
and when so many precious hours and South for more than thirty-five years ;; acting for the executive committee of the state demand the appointment, by
days are' often 'wasted on objects un and it gives i me great pleasure and the South Florida Exhibition, the the Legislature, of a competent State
worthy of acceptance by either'"gods satisfaction to assure all prospectivefruit following committee was appointed to Chemist, that all commercial fertiliz-
be well word and tree planters that t assist in selecting judges for the Ex-
or men, it may to say a growers [Continued on page 184.]



iS2 :-- ---THE FLORIDA :b sp ATC [FEBRUARY 2l, 1887.


EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. The South Florida Exhibition.The I I I II No application of science to the needsof sweeping} assertion has not seen Flor-

__.__._._ n Orlando Fair has been a decided the people Not a dollar spent to ida, we do him the justice to suppose
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. success. The spacious buildingswere molest or inform our agricultural pop- that his information is derived froman
ulation when the future of the State unreliable from
will filled with exhibits in the '
.. Contents. depends upon a satisfactory solutionof the misrepresentations of unprincipled -
highest degree creditable to South the problem they are working out Calif'oinia land agents. Be thatas
silos and Ensilage-The System of Preserv-
ing Fodder complete Success In Florida, Florida and the management of the Yet the Floridian takes us to task it may, he has very unwittinglymade

here Dairy as Products in New and York Beef, Dr.made Henry as Cheaply Foster exhibition. The attendance throughout for our incidental allusion to"our purblind himself appear most ridiculous.

Experience Result of two years Practical was large. The exhibits from and nigganUy State govern- Your correspondent has been in
on Lake Jessup; Keeping a "
both States and
Cow Dairy Products can be profitably ment. can truthfully say
; Hernando, Sumter Orange and Bre-
raised here, bring out facts; Hay making that Florida has a larger area of pro-
in Florida, Japan Clover, Beggar Weed, vard were especially fine and) the Horticultural Station.
Plnders; Leon County Hay. . . .177 ductive land than has California.
Florldlana Cost of an Orange Grove; Can- display of citrus fruits and vegetableswas The usefulness of carefully directed While a portion of our State has a poor
dler, Florida the Dlsston Purchase Fort
Meade a famous; Orange District, fine the best we have had in the State experimental horticultural experiment soil, a very large per cent. of Califor-
Spring Gardens,no damage from Cold this stations be doubted. No nia is absolutely worthless-it is inac-
winter . .. 178 for several years.
Poultry- Poultry for Florida, continued; We much this weekto can look over the history of our horticulture cessible. Only the valleys and foot-
give so
What Variety shall I breed; Mlnorcas; space with its statement of losses hills are possible of cultivation, and
Advantages Poultry In of Orchards Small Breeds; Air; Keeping Slacked: the proceedings of the recent meetings and disappointment, without seeingthe much of this limited area is of little

Lime. .. . . . 179 of the Fruit-Growers' and the great value of such stations. Our value in consequence of irrigation

. Associations Florida Nurserymen's-Fruit Growers'Association Association; Joint; Nurserymen's Associations at Orlando government has never taken the interest being in many places impracticable.Again .

Meeting. . . .180-1!)( that account of those ; in farm production this it the hard wood lands of Florida -
and Experimental
Editorial-Bureau of
Immigration -
Station; The South Florida I features of the exhibition which should. The work of developing our am as productive as any lands on
Exhibition; Florida Gets left again; Experimental horticulture and agriculture has been the Pacific coast, and as a matter wor-
Garden;Horticultural Florida vs. California Station, Botanical ..182- would be of interest to our readers, left to individual enterprise ; and individuals thy of consideration, our lands do notre
.. . . .
Publisher's Department 183 has been crowded out and must lay have done nobly. But nec- uire irrigation.The .
Agricultural Association. .. . .. .184
The Nursery-Sour Oranges Llmonia Trl- over until next weekIt essarily the expense has frequently orange district of California is
follatn.. . .. . .. ; . 184 is to he regretted that the displayat caused an unfortunate limitation of very limited in extent and the fruity
Vineyard-Table and Wine Grapes; Early experiments, and varieties have been is indifferent in quality as compared to
Grape Growing In Florida; Black Orlando made the nucleus
Hamburgs.Grapes; .. .. ... . .. ... ....185 was nut recommended, honestly many times, ours, yet the lands, where orange cul-
Tropical Fruits In Florida.. .. . . .180 IIf a larger exhibit to be held in some before, the experience with them war- ture is possible with thorough irriga-

Marketing FrHghtRates-Oranges.. cheaper.. .than. ..Apples. ....186 i Northern city, or, at least, in Jack- ranted it. In other cases greed has tion, are held at from $300 to $500 per
Large Oranges .. . .. .187te4 sonville. We trust, however, that the led to the recommendation of varie- acre. These lands are in the hands of
been tested all. monopolies and they are making
of this Fair will stimulate ties that have never at every
Bureau of Immigration and Experimental Still again varieties that appeared to effort to boom their watered stock. A
Floridn people, and especially South of the and the railroads
Station. ha e stood a reasonable test, and have portion press
There is connected with the University Florida people, to take hold of the been put into the list of horticultural have been brought into requisition to
scheme now being agitated by General societies, have finally been disappointing : gull the susceptible, of whom our Kan-
of California an experimental or Sebring and others for the establishment ) and had to be dropped. Experiment .sas friend seems to be one.

chard containing over <.500< varieties of of a Semi-Tropical Exhibitionas stations even cannot always meet If our atmosphere were "fairly reek-
fruit. In addition to the information all these emergencies, but they can doa ing with poisonous vapors," dangerou*
regarding comparative merits, methodsof a permanent Florida winter fea great deal for us. The agricultural and fatal diseases would be the inevi-

culture, etc.,which the director of ture. colleges have been doing a very good table result, but instead, we enjoy, to
work as experiment stations, the Ohio a great extent, an immunity from
Florida Gets Left Again.
this orchard is enabled furnish
to station, especially, having given much these diseases. From statistics gath-
gratis to the fruit growers of the California is to be represented at time to horticultural matters. We ered from reliable sources we find

State, scions and cuttings are distrib- the American Exhibit in London. hope to see the matter reduced to the that while in California there is one

uted free. Every orchardist! can try Florida will not be there of course, utmost practicability and also to see death from pulmonary causes in every
unless our Pacific sister chooses to the stations increased. Western Rural. 450 deaths, in Florida there is one in

those varieties recommended for his show up this "malarious peninsula of --- -........- every 1,433 ; thus placing Florida as
locality without cost to himself other sand dunes and ponds," for the sake Botanical Garden. the most favorable place in the United

than the trouble of making the experiment of comparison. Left again Well, itdon't Since the United States Govern- States for those of consumptive tenden-

The Standard orchard of the take our breath quite away, for ment has failed to establish a botani- cies. But this not all, we submit the

University is thus the center of au to tell the truth we are getting usedto cal garden in Southern California the testimony of one better qualified to decide -
this sort of thing. *
this than either Telephone" -
scientists of this section in
are moving
extended of and
system experiments Florida needs settlers and capital.We .
Surgeon General
or myself.
the matter of establishing a garden of
the means of practically and rapidly have given away our public domain ten acres on the high mesas to show Lawson, of the United States army
advancing the pomological interests of to get railroads for the accommo- the possibilties of the country. A says : 'Indeed the statistics of this bureau -

the State. dation of our anticipated population.We company will probably be formed to show that the diseases which arise
have spent all our moner in pre- from malaria of much milder
are a
The tremendous immigration now carry it on. It is expected that ten
paring for an influx of immigrationand in Florida than in other Statesin
of land will be presented to the
into Southern California acres
pouring is an incoming of capital. Its
a the Union. From the car funycollected
society either in the San Gabriel Val- _
due in a very large measure, to the nice little shop and our wares are ley, La Canada or San Fernando by statistics of this office, it appears -

work done by the Southern California unique and valuable, but unfortun- some of the large land owners, as the that the annual rate of mortalityof
ately we have left our show windows the whole peninsula of Florida is
Immigration socation during the garden would be a valuable attractionto
empty and failed to hang out our sign. 2.06 centum, while in other
of the Such per por-
three The Citrus Fair any part country. a
past years. Time will deteriorate
not our wares, would be of tions of the Union it is 3.03 per cen-
held in Chicago last spring also turned but it is a little galling to know that garden and instruction.a source-Rural great Cal- tum." We think this ample to refute

the attention of thousands of peoplein the blustering fellow in the next block pleasure. the base slander against our fair State.:

the same direction.We finds ready sale for an inferior article, ifornian.And if Florida has Botani- Yours in fairness,
need a Bureau of Immigrationand and is lining his pockets with shekels, cal Garden it will ever have to be W. S. THOMPSON,
Experimental Stations, and the by reason of the taking sign he dis upon Fort :Meade, Fla.
State should make liberal provisionfor plays. this or some similar plan. Much -*-.-.
wind work has already been done, but
the same. We trust our farmers A State whose and development
progress The Starke DeLand
far nothing has been materialized. grove con-
so ,
and fruit growers will bring pressureto depends upon getting settlers .-.-, sisting of twenty acres, will yield from
bear upon members of the assembly and capital to come in, without so Florida vs. California.Editor 800 to 900 boxes this season. Up to f
to induce them to take action in much as a bureau of emmigration ; a January 4th 3,000 boxes had been
this matter at once. The gentlemenwho State whose agriculture and horticul- FLORIDA DISPATCH: shipped netting on the average some

represent the people at Tallahassee ture is pre-eminently experimentaland A correspondent of a Kansas jour- thing over $2 per box.
should be awakened to the fact whose natural resources are yet nal, writing over the nom de plume of
that honesty and conservatism alone undeveloped, without any departmentor "Telephone" in the interest of Califirnia No better lands can be found in the
will never make this a rich and popu- State institution that can furnish makes this most unjust criticism : State for growing tobacco than the
lous State. We have got to induce any sort of reliable information on "Florida is a tract of sand hills and rich hammocks of Wakulla. Before

people to come here, and open ave- these subjects? No experimental sta stagnant pools, with an atmosphere the war the culture of tobacco was
nues for successful industry to keep tion No school of agriculture or. fairly reeking with poisonous vapors." carried on quite extensively, and
them here. horticulture! No fish commission !!t As the gentleman who makes this why not now?



[ 211887. THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.;- 183

A Note of Warning. ORANGE TREES FOR SALE!Choice 1
Ogden says :
For addressS.
year cheap. price,
ONORO, Saturday Evening,
would astonish some of our Northern January 29, 1887. 5 DOBBINS, Crescent City, Fla.

friends to see the immense flock of FLORIDA DISPATCHIs .
Dr. Harris Dear Sir
: Cotton Seed Hull Ashes
sheep grazing on the new burned grass a 20 to 28-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE I inclose the leaf of an tree,
HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY and IMMIGRATION orange For sale by_the American Oil Co., 18
lands about our city this morning.Yes the south side of Lake
In FLORIDA and the COAST BELT picked on Jesup, Broadway New York. Prices, deliveredat
,- wool growing is another of our ot the SOUTHERN STATES.Subscription:; which you will at once recognize as in- any Railroad Station or River Landingin
Hates. fested with the spider which caused so
great resources. Florida application.
Per Annum, 12.00. Six Months,100. Three many leaves to drop last May. It is from given upon

Peen-to peaches are as large as mar Months, 50c. the first tree I have found thus early Analysis guaranteed.The .

bles, and the prospect for a large crop business correspondence Remittancesand should be ad- where the" pests have begun their depre- E. Moulie Florida 4 Floral Perfumery
dations. They confined to
dressed one
was never better ; in fact, the peach toCHAS. of the tree almost Company
W. DACOSTA, Publisher, prong entirely.
crop of Levy county, of all kinds, withno Jacksonville, Florida.To 1 wish I could suggest an absolute Will pay 25 cents per pound for Yellow
delivered 5 East
disaster, will be the largest ever Advertisers.The remedy, which would destroy. I used Jasmine Blossoms, who at Flowers
Street. Parties
Bay can pick -
raised. 'Our people are going into DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICUL- last year as one experiment, "Ham- for the above Company will please
I and has mond's Shot" dusted the
peach growing extensively, and the I large circulation in Florida and throughout Where it reached it destroyed._ I do not I correspond with them.
probabilities are that in a few : the United States and foreign countries 4
years wherever the interest Is turned Southward. say it will always it. Dr. Hiram A. Lemon Trees.I .
there will be more profit in peach than It is ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING ME- Cutting, in Vermont Agricultural Re-
DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- which let it must remove a large lot of extra fine
culture. This will not applyto port, says ( me try ) :
orange tate, Nurseries, Trancportatlon lines Banks, "In this time insect war, when Lemon trees of Sicily, Genoa and Villa
the whole State, but only to this Hotels, and those branches wherein it is de- every Franca varieties from where they stand
man must be a warrior, and use the best
reach visitors
sirable to our winter or our
section, as the peach does better here rapidly Increasing permauent population. thing possible to defeat the common and will sell them at a bargain. Also
Peen-to Peach trees,4 to 5 feet, and Japan
than In any place south of Delaware. --- --- enemy, I believe all are interested in

Levy Times. Mardi Gras.PROCLAMATION knowing what is effective. I found the Persimmons,cheap. AARON Nurseries WARR Fla.,
Georgetown ,
Slug Shot, manufactured by Benjamin
Hammond, a valuable insect destroyer.It .
NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 1887. By Rex, King of the Mardi Gras Carnival. is cheap and efficient. If not entirely Grape Vines should always be moved

-The following is the market quotationson To the officers of the Florida Ity & .Nav, Co., harmless to men and animals so near is bcfore the buds start. As they often be-

oranges this date: greeting: it so, that there is no danger as there is gin to grow in February in this State,

Fla. Oranges poor,rusty per box 50 1 00 Faithful and beloved subjects, knowingthat from Paris Green and other virulent poi- those wishing vines should order at once
) bright . 2 2.5@250 your beautiful "Tallahassee Route"is sons. I think the Slug Shot a valuable Address W. C. STEELE
Russets 1 2o 2 00 "
and efficient insect destroyer. Switzerland Fla.
the phortest quickest and most attract- ,
U Mandarins._ 3 00@ 4 00Tanglerlnes ,
4 00@ 8 00 ive route from all points in Florida to our ; I shall send for a little at once, as it is ----e- --

J. D. HASHAGEN. capital city and remembering with reat- I so highly recommended for the destruction Geo. E. Snow, of East Lake, states

ful pleasure your efforts heretofore in behalf of Aphides, etc.Very that he is better satisfied! with Williams,

of the thousands of our loyal sub- truly yours Clark & Co.'s Orange Tree Fertilizer

Meteorological. jects you sent on their annual pilgrimage LYMAN PHELPS. than any he has used In eteht years' experience

to pay their devotion and respectsto with orange tree fertilizer.

AAAlaglBam our royal person and returning them Kaffir Corn. -- ---.--- -- --

I S&tt;; ..:Sao <' with safety to their homes, now we do Grain and forage plant will yield 25 to Guns, Ammunition, Ete.

j jo ; ooo ; ; a, a.2 therefore ordain that you immediately 50 bushels grain per acre. Everyone in want of anything in this
roo: 91'811'' oBwaAv I zUUU:c :&.er.f .U ] proclaim that we have again selected the Seed required per acre 2 to 3 Ibs. Price line, should write for prices to

00oo --.-- -- ----- -- "Tallahassee Route" for our loyal sub- per Ib 50c, or 5lbs for $2.00,16c extra per ROCKWELL & KINNE,
104 jects to travel on their visit to our capital lb by mail. Orders promptly filled upon Successors to Nichols. Rockwell & Co.,

r !< *IJVP usaitm: OOac OltI: 00D 00o city this year to witness our entry into receipt of price. Address 38 West Bay street
Z O the city and the Grand Mardi Gras Carnival JOHN S. GEn IOND. .

w ci) to be held in the city of New Orleans I Keuka, Fla. Williams Clark & Co' High Grade
fII I oo.., S the 22d of 1887 and .
day February
.: naol9A on -*- Bone Fertilizer is considered the best
i.., '8 ----.- P4to that you promulgate a reduced rate of Jersey Red Swine.A now in the market. Office*West Bay
= fares for those of our loyal subjects who
C 3 'uouaaJIQ 0 street, Jacksonville.
W first class Red boar
Registered Jersey
visit the above
08V wish to us at stated time. .
O. xWx Z -- s -
aJ 15 months old half breed pigs and sows
do advise that
C Mm fi;; and we our subjects take High Grade Jersey Cattle.
bred to choice boars for sale
Mb._ route, as trains leave the city Cows from
a .aJ your your CHAS. C. WILSON To purchase grade Jersey
'- pas sagas;uj & 2S8SS8S5SS 'am of Jacksonville one hour later, at 8 a. m. one-half to seven-eights, sired by registered -
= ? . = hour than Rose Hill Hernando Co., Fla.
the 7
oe .H a more agreeable a. m. bull, at prices from $30 to $40,
: -
3 : train of your slower and less attractive. some with calves and others to calve
--- 1))1I' and the time Petersburg Express Crates for Straw-
= rival making same shortly, apply to
IJVQ i Given under my hand and seal, at our berries for sale at manufacturers prices. RANDOLPH GETZLAFF

.... a'S I' uvaJ I f .-:? palace in the city of love, the 10th day of Consignments of Berries, Oranges and Tallahassee, Fla.
______ .. l: m .
fruits and solicited.
---" t: }"" Otji Feb., 1887. By the King himself other vegetables Reference given if desired.
.0 s .a wnwlalW a f o o to ooswcso i mo'i REX. Send for circulars and stencils.E. .1

Q. N --- --- -- ---. ... Attest: BATHURST, L. H. C. BEAN, "Anthony Nurseries"

:: w'm1xBx I ....:-. : .oocc: 00 In compliance with the above order, the Waycross R. R. wharf,
&Occ..t't'O.q Jacksonville, Fla. Have on hand plenty of home grown
..,. )- Florida Railway and Navigation Com- Peen To and Honey peach trees for sale.
I ..,. will place on sale Feb. 18th to be .
() 'JQ1awoJUU 8mo 0"' ; pany Must close out. Send in your orders at
-. ;. co-.G) ... sold to Feb. 21st excursion tickets from Garden Seeds. Better home stock
O d11HQ avaJ 88c3c i O> once. buy grown
I I8c i So Jacksonville to New Orleans good for re- Are you going to plant a spring garden? than from other states. Also fine Cali-

... n-;.. -. -. ; --;-.-. G) 0 G) turn March 28th, at $20.00A. Have you purchased your seed? If not fornia grape roots, viz. Golden Chasalas,

o : :HHH: : : : : m c O. MACDONELL, send at once to Wm. A. Bours for his White Malaga, Black Prince, Black Mo

... ;:iiJJ 5 i i i 55ll- t &3** G. P. A. seed catalogue for the spring of 1887. rocco. Deep blue mission, and Sweet

,., -= p., -- as \ .-..ct I Ipb Just issued from the press ot Chas. W. Water, Grapevines 30 cts each or $25.00

.. HH -: \ lIOdiaSas 't: BAR Ten Per Cent Guaranteed.For Dacosta. The Catalogue contains a full per 100. These are genuine, just from

C "t1 CIS I: 'db'C A III aeeF ct $3000 cash, I will sell a one half list of seeds adapted to this climate to- California. Also genuine Adriatic fig

: .i. .c interest in my bearing orange grove, sit- gether with comprehensive hints on trees 18 to 24 in. 75 cts each, can furnish
V ;;r.c.-! c... in Florida. Mr. Bours does not in
deciduous trees that will prosper
uated twelve miles south of Jacksonville Slanting any
east bank ot st. Johns river. Five acres commission seeds but his seedsare this latitude. Also a fine lot of sweet

in trees, 250 bearing, which will produce grown especially for him and will be seedling orange trees. Fine Pecan trees

500 or more boxes of oranges the coming found in every way reliable. :Mr. Bours cheap by the quantity.

'NOTICE.7b season, or will sell entire tract for $7000 also offers a full line of forage seeds. I For prices, addressI.

Whom ft May Concern: part cash. A good cash paying invest- .e. J. BROKAW, Prop.,

Sixty days after the first publication of tb.ii s ment, which I feel satisfied will return Surplus Stock; Orange Buds etc. Anthony, Fla.
notice application will be made to the Legislature .
at least ten cent interest. References
or Florida for the passage of a cbartei per Japan Persimmons$40.00 per 100. Palm 11111 Nursery.
of the "Florida Fruit Exchange," whereb) as to reliability, knowledge of orange Peach trees $12.00 per 100.
and lemon
Choice varieties of
the capital stock may be Increased to a sun culture, and all particulars furnished by June bud peach $10.00 100. grange
greate than Fifty Thousand Dollars; the pa r L. R. TUTTL, budded lemons Villa per Franca and trees grown on high price land, stock
IP value of shares to be reduced from one hundred 2,500 three years old and well rooted. Budsof
90 West St.
dollars to Ten Dollars per Share; to al Bay other choice sorts $250.00 per 1000 seasons setting. For prices, call
low the corporation to pure base and conve:r -... 4000 budded orange trees 3 to li in $10 to past
such real and personal property as may b e 100. : on or address DUNCAN BROS.,
deemed necessary to Its usefulness, Includlni g The Best In the Market. $50.00 per Clear.Water Harbor. Fla.Orange .
lease Sealed orange buds for deli very in February
vehicles of transportation; to or erec t --e- -
storage of produce; and advanc SYLVAN LAKE, FLA. and March $6.00 per 1000 in lots Grove.
on produce; to manufacture and sell sncl H. J. Baker & Bro.-I have used your of 5000 each $5. per thousand, special
materials as may be useful to fruit-grower fertilizer the last three years on orange lots. Fine bearing orange-grove, 1,000 trees,
and gardeners,and generally to transact sue!h the rates on large for sale of mile from Lake Como
trees and It is the best in quarter
potatoes. Two old stocks $10 100.
business as be 'or the Interest of mem year peach per
T. & K. W. R. R. 30
bers and others connected with fruit growini g market; ahead of anything I have ever Liberal discounts to the trade. This Station, J., ; acres
and kindred pursuits and for such othe.r used. I will use it next year and as long stock to exchange for land. of beautiful high land, beautiful lake for
powers as may be deemed necessary am as you make it as good as it is now. Address CHAS. A. MCBRIDE boating fishing lovely island (1& acres)
proper.GEO.. out in lake high hammock land good
Yours truly, ,
R. FAIRBANKS, OKO. H. NORRIS, Jacksonville, Fla.
D. GKEENLEAF J. D. :MITCHELL, C. A. Fox. buildings. This is one of the best grovesin
T. W. MOORE, M. J. DOYLE, 4 4 Putnam county. Price. $10,000; quar.
WM. E. STANTON. J. ROB?. BULLOCK, Groves where Williams, Clark & Co.'s ter down, balance easy terms. AddressC.
B.M. BEAR, One man near Waldo will soon have Tree B. SMITH 12 West street
Board of Directors Florida Fruit Exchange I. Orange Fertilizer has been used are Bay t
Jacksonville Fla., February 16, 1887. a peach orchard with 3,500 trees. looking finely. JacUonVUle.FEBRUARY .





i I
[Continued from page 181.] question of funds, California sold fifty I ture attacks the wood and they soon regard to the correct name of this
era sold or offered for sale in the State, i carloads of fruit and cleared $25,000. die. The bitter orange tree will, with- plant we have the authority of Prof.
may be properly analyzed from time I Dr. Watkins, of Chicago, favoredthe out doubt,. continue bear fruit for Asa Gray. P. W. REASONER.
to time,and the results of such analysis project, said that Chicago people two cent .nes." Manatee, Fla.,Feb.4,1887.
weekly published for the benefit look upon Southern California as a Consular Agent Loewenstein, Val-
and protection of the farmer and fruit land of milk and honey-a paradise. encia, Spain : N" A.PLES !
growers of the State. Business brought him to this State ; "Till the disease of the orange tree
In referring to the foregoing resolution at first he was very much disappointed, occurred some years back, the propa- I
Senator Mann, of Hernando but in ten days he had thirtyfiveacres. gation was generally effected by graft-
county, urged the importance not only ing the orange on a slip of lemon tree,
of a State,Chemist, but of the establishment Dr. Harris moved that it is the but since then cultivators have only
of experimental stations, and sense of this meeting that an exhibit directed their attention to obtaining lost Southern City 1 of F1oda.1
the collection of facts and statistics by should be held in Chicago, which was vigorous plants from the seed, on
the State, and suggested that some action carried.A which are afterwards grafted cuttings;
be taken by the Associations as- motion was made and carried and the seeds most preferred are Ni-
sembled in conjunction with the Agri that of five be
a appointedto ranjo franco, Bigarrado francoand Deep water Railroad Terminus. Fertile ,
cultural Association, to secure the passage devise a plan for such a fair, esti Bigarrado Gallesio;further should Fruit and Vegetable Lands. II gh Rolling
Pine Lands ft.r Building. Balmy and Salu-
by the Legislature, of a bill mate the cost, ascertain what funds short roots be required, the trunk brious Climate. Magnificent. Sun and Pea
making provision therefore in the establishment could be raised and report at an ad- should be raised from the seed of the I valids'Bathing Sanitarium.The Sportmeo's Tue Paradise.PleasureSeekers'Resort. The In-
of an Agricultural Bureauas journed meeting to be held in the sweet orange. Those raised from the .
provided for by the new Constitu same place on Friday evening.A seed of the bitter orange either francoor
tion. General Sebring and others committee of three consisting of that called Gallesio, are more vigorous -
heartily endorsed Senator Mann's A. H. Manville, D. Redmond and more luxuriant, and of longer Fine Opportunities for Invest-
views, and it was resolved that when Judge J. G. Knanp was then appointed I duration, besides which they better resist ment.
the joint session adjourn it should be to draft the bill for the Agricultural :. the cold, for which they are pre-
to meet the Agricultural Associationat Bureau, after which the meeting ferred and chosen for the trunks of 20,000 CITY LOTS.MfekUJI .
7:30 o'clock, Thursday evening, adjourned until Friday evening. trees of tall growth.( The fruit of the
for the purpose of discussing the .. .. first named is considered the best."
-- ---- --- --- J*=i
matter. It will he that Mr. Loe .
perceived OA A, A 4ci
Judge Cessna offered a prize of$100 wenstein -L4-T
rhoIursery. distinguishes quality as I 'i*,A
for a new variety of strawberries superior affected I I by tuck where he says that '. _I S 4ffiSr -
to the Nunan for Florida. ... _.. the fruit from the stocks of the Uigur- rt.ertro 1
Mr. DePass called attention to a Sour Oranges. ado franco as compared with the Bi- J \>L"Vfsjfe

pamphlet he had recently issued on Oranurs.-Tlw.ylrfIIY or sour oraiu/e, Melnngolo /- !jarado Gallesio "is considered the ,!-X A\ /f': IP.4.CorM 2J.2V'a5jSSLJ y"krr1.YO -r sJa- jr\\' *.,
peach growing in Florida and offered (Ciirius Elyaradin Viiliiris.) [Term used! best." is7 I "
the member of United. States {;omml-G'>IH.'ral Richmond 1 Qj.t_!_...:_.I LCKi. .
tojjsend same any -1tal .] Consul Oppenheiin J, Cadiz: Spain : V..w..a ,. -
the Association upon application.Joint In the United States Consular Report "In Seville and adjacent provinces the fei t r srv
session adjourned. recently issued, Consul Mathews, seed of the sour orange is preferred to '
Nurserymen's Association was calledto Tangiers, Morocco, says : "Sour Or- all others as it appears to developmore V Crti.tlVM. i ;.'.-JS:/ y,f.f\t\ I
order by President Bidwell, and on ange. The sour or bitter orange, rapidly, the trees thus raised being << v.'., ,--.. ""
motion the reading of the minutes was many of which have curious and interesting later on grafted with any. variety ::r7 l ', 't S3&ki&Itroad
dispensed with and the Association foliage, portly and handsomo desired. -r V
adjourned to meet at Palatka on the trees, with gold >nd silver striped Consul) Marston) Malaga, Spain : toti
first Wednesday in August next. leaves: myrtle leafed, willow leafed, "There are three varieties of orange .-,.. hil
4 plain and-striped, tricolor striped, and trees, viz: China, or sweet oranges, .u. I :
Agricultural Association.A many others very showy. The flowersof sour or bitter oranges, and acid Man
meeting of the Agricultural As. these frees bring the highest pricesin arinc:." .
sociation of Florida, was held Thurs- market. Their fruit is preferredfor ,,:..CCzodoM.
day evening, at Odd Fellows Hall, in confectionery, marmalades, etc. "The trees are !seedlings( from !sour- -.
Orlando, with President Mann in the The sour or bitter orange tree is still orange seeds, and are transplanted at -----s

chair. The object of the meeting was more rustic and hardier than the sweet one year old, and are grafted[ the next avenues every four hundred feet
first,. to consider the matter of takingthe orange from the seeds, and its growthis year." Wide streets every two hundred feet. One
exhibit of the South Florida( Fair more rapid." Consular Agent Arbely, Syria, ,, hundred fresh air spacious assured. Public A magnificent Parks. Beach Plenty, 100 of
either to Chicago or New York ; and *} Spain : "All these varieties except the feet wide and five miles long Is laid out in a
splendid drive and boulevard. Hltuated In
secondly, to appoint a committee to "In recurribg to budding, the hard- last are grafted upon the wild or bitter i Monroe county,30 miles south of Punta Oor-
draft a bill for the organization of the iest stock of all is that of the bitter or orange." I of da tue on Peninsular the most southern of the Gulf habitable Coast. portion
Agricultural Bureau in accordancewith sweet orange, the most beautiful of the Cousul-Gtueral! Heap, Constantino

the provisions of the new Con- tribe, in form( elegance of foliage, aud pie : "Lemons are generally propagated An Ideal City in Tropical Florida.Blocks .
stitution. abundance of fruit." first flora the seeds+ of the wild orange
The proposition to hold a Citrus Consul Fletcher, Genoa, Italy, says : as it has been found that the
Fair in Chicago met with the unanimous "Planting.-Before the malady gomma wild fruit hears the cold better." 20 feet 2 laue.Ox10') '2*,>et.per Lots cent.50x100 of proceeds feet. de-With
of the the ( ) manifested itself it voted to city improvements.
approval meeting, only gum was pre- -- -eLimonia --- --
question raised was as to whether it ferred to multiply the trees by buryingthe Trifoliata.Editor .
was practicable to make a creditable ends of shoots in the ground at FLORIDA DISPATCH : Lots Ten Dollars Each.Odd .
display at that distance in the !short proper distance: ; these shoot soon took< In the DISPATCH for Jan. :31st, i is:
time that remains.Dr. root, but now tbe seed of Melangolo is an article copied from the Horticultural -
Harris approved the plan if 'planted, into which, when grown to a Art Journa in regard to the hardy without numbers reserve.will K re be sold inducements for ninety to those days
co-operation and means can be obtained. certain size, the qualities desired are Limonia Trifotinta, in which a misstatement seeking homes Iropical Florid.
He said that Eastern people know grafted. The Melaiigolo tree, up to is made in giving tripharia on For or address information, maps, circulars, etc., call
Florida, but Western people do not. the present time, i is in a very healthystate trifoliala as a synonym. Triphasia
They are being led to California by and forms a good trunk in which I trifoliata is an entirely.different plant.It JOHN A. GRAHAM, T
the citrus fairs held in Chicago by to graft all varieties required." (It is known in Key West by the some- General Manager Naples Town Imp. Co.,
that State, having never seen what will be remembered that the Molan- what ambiguous name of"Bergamot." 13: Mohawk Block (over Postofflce), ,
Florida can do in that line. 'this fair I golo i is the sour or hitter orange.)) It is used there and in Cuba, as a Jacksonville, Florida.
at Orlando is the best we have ever I I II Consul Woodcock, Catania, Italy, I hedge and ornamental plant. It
"Some that varieties of the attains of than
made. says : say : rarely a height more
Some thought it d lubtful if the I orange and lemon budded upon the i five or six feet ; foliage small and deli-
fruit would keep in good condition j bitter orange stock will remain fruit- cate, and entirely destinct from that Authorized Agent:

long enough to make such a showing ful from one to two centuries ; others of Limonia (or Citrus) trifoliata, as R. G. ROBINsoN tt Co., Orlando,Fla.J. .
as we would wish. : say from forty to a hundred years. I are the thorns and habit of growth. E. MiTCiiEMVJampa, Fla.C. .
General Sebring favored Chicago, ; When not thus budded upon the bitter The fruit is of the size of gooseberryof .T AS.. L.PSN MITCHELL.. W&Co.Tallahassee., Boston, Mass.Fla.
said the fruit would keep six weeks, ; orange stock, but raised from the seed, I a rich purple color, very fragrant, WHITLEDOE.J. HINSOK.&Haines TATUM City, Bartow,Fla., Fla.F. .
and it would be a great advantage to I the trees are short-lived. They become but not edible. The plant is as tenderas SANDLIN & Nius t Key west, Fla. .
compete on the same ground where : diseased ; a gum-uy substance exudes I a lime tree, and should not be con- E.. C..M.WATSON GRAHAM Pensacola Braldeutown, Fia., Fla.T. .
California held her fair. As to the from them ; a disease cankerous in ua- founded with the hardy Limonia. In CARLETON 4 CRAWFORD,Fort Ogden,Fla.




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FEBRUARY 21, 1887J j trHE FLORIDA DISPATCH.----' 185

." to this paper I infer that he has more requirements of a market grape, although HARDWARE !
: Vineyard i time than I to spare, and, further- a great many have real qual-
more, I see that he always wants to ities and merits.E. Dubois in Florida -
have the last word to all
say on occa- Agriculturist.
Table and Wine Grapes.I .
sions and about everything.I ->-*-.-
am glad that my article in the will continue to give the readers Grape Growing in Florida. GEO. L. MoCoNiHE
DISPATCH of January 10th, led Mr.\ of the DISPATCH some advice based Ii Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: ,
Steele to consult the Bushberg Cata- entirely upon experience and facts, Your note received, asking for my
(New1W.aa *t ad Stand.)
logue and "study up the Estivalis and dictated by my ardent wishes to experience in grape culture in this

family." He has certainly learned a promote the development of one of State. Being interested in grapes since 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
great deal, but a simple visit to our Florida's greatest resources-the cul- my earliest recollection in the old
.vineyards, in, _July,i in regard to, Ives, ture of the grape. If"from principle"some country, it is indeed gratifying for me
and in August in regard -varieties of people are opposed to wine making to see what I think will be a regular
the JEstivalis class,would have proved, an industry which I consider as boom for that industry in this State.) Hardware. Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware.
I am sure, much more convincing to a condition sine qua non of this de. Grapes, to begin with, are nothing to House Furnishing Goods, Granite and
him than the elaborate researcees in Agate Ware. Sash, Doors, Blinds,
r velopment, I hope they will refrain be compared with oranges. They require -
so many price lists, manuals and cata- from encroaching on other people's less fertilizers, not any more at- Oils. Agricultural Implements,
Iron and Steel. Rope, Belting
logues, and after having tasted a bunchof principles and rights. tention and bear earlier, which is a big Hose and Packing. Pumps,
Norton or Cynthiana he would not thing for a man of moderate means Steam and Water Pipe
speak''of them as being "exclusivelywine starting in the fruit business in Florida.I and Fittings, Four
Early Grapes.
grapes. wish this understood with the Steel Galvanized
Both of these considered For the benefit of Fence Wire,
are by your readers of the DISPATCH, I say noth
most people as first class table grapes and the many others from whomwe ing against the giant industry, i. e. Mantels Grates, ,
and I do not understand how in his are constantly receiving letters of orange growing,which is profitable and EtaAgent
consciencious studies of the /Estivalis inquiry as to what are the best kinds brings in yearly a large income to our ;
class, Mr. Steele overlooked the fol- I of grapes for market, we shall give the people. But this I do advocatewemust -
lowing description of the Norton in names of the few varieties which pos- diversify our crops. We cannot
the "Bushberg Catalogue:" "Exceptin sess the required shipping qualities, depend upon one product alonethatis : For
size of berry it (Norton) has also and which are considered by us reli- folly-sooner or later, if we should
;moat qualities of a very good table able enough here as to growth and have a bad season, or, as last year, a Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend
grape, it is sweet and spicy and unex- fruiting, to be cultivated with success severe frost, the consequence is, if we and Boss Plows,Dangler Oil Stoves,Perry
celled as a long keeper." As to the and profit.It have no other income the merchantwill & Co's Celebrated Stoves and Ranges,
Southern Louis White Lead
size of the berry, if there were any would be a great mistake to con- have a monkey resting on our Masury's(St.Pure Colors) In Oil, ,
difference between Norton and Dela- sult the catalogues of Nortnern nurse- chimney and the end is ruin. Masnry's Railroad&Liquid
ware it would certainly be in favor of ries and to think that any of the new This is what first attracted my at- Paints, Falrbank
the former. and fancy varieties will prove of any tention towards growing grapes in Standard Scales.A9TIn .

Norton, Cynthiana and Herbernont, account here ; they are always highly Florida. I had been over the wholeof Roofing,Sheet Iron, and Tin
(all Estivalis,) are not called "table praised and said to be hardy, until the the grape growing world, France, Work to order.PIANOS Copper
grapes" although they possess the propagator has a new one to offer (and Germany, Spain and other places, and
finest! ,qualities, because they are the the last one is always the best), but upon comparing the different climates, I
most valuable grapes for wine-making, we have found most of them unreli- saw no reason why grapes should not ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
in fact, the wine grapes of America, able. be profitably cultivated here. We
'and as such sell at higher prices than Among the red grapes we mention have the advantage of our genial cli- Genuine Bargains.
many so called table especially the Delaware, the favorite mate to be able to produce an early
If it add that Norton and Cyn- market grape of America. This grape gripe for northern markets Whatwe -
thiana are the only thoroughly carries well to Northern markets,whereat
grapes cannot dispose of we can convert Being Sole Agents In the South for
adapted to our soil and climate and any season it always sells well, and, into wine.
free from any disease known to affect ripening in June, as it does here will We will let the ab-.ive suffice for an CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
'the wines I will have the in New York THUSHEK, BENT & ARION
fully demon- bring highest prices introductory, and in your next issue I
strated that, in the starting industryof and elsewhere. will give you my method of preparingthe
grape growing in this State, Norton Perkins is a red grape of medium soil, the kind of land to select and PIANOS
and Cynthiana should be given the quality ; it ripens almost as early as varieties within my experience whichare ,
preference over all other varieties. the Delaware, and bears shipping fairly hest suited to this climate.As .
Now, about the Ives grape, Mr. I well. many of your readers will no
Steele says that he has grown "bushelsof We have a new red grape which doubt attend the Lake Weir Chautau. ORGANS,
them" and could not sell them for ripens earlier than any other variety qua and to those who are interested in
table use-and he adds, the Ives is that we know of; but before offeringit culture I cordially invite themto
not attractive for sale we want to it a .
an looking grape.It try year come over and see my vineyard.By PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
may be that the Ives raised by longer, and have it tested in different taking the steamer Moskohegan,
Mr. Steele were not attractive looking parts of the State. it will land you within five minutes Everyone, and given benefit of our lowest.one price system -
grapes," but let us see what the"Bush Ives, an early black grape, is, with walk of our place and anything relat- terms of payment prices ,guaranteed and payment of freight Easy as-
(Mr. Steele's Delaware the variety would sumed by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
berg Catalogue" own we recommend ing to our business will be cheerfully steamboat landing.
authority) says about the Ives, and both ripening about the same given to those seeking information.
compare the description given with time and bearing shipping equally as HOSTETTER & LEHMAN. -
that of Messrs. Pancoast & Griffiths' well and while the Delaware of .
IS superior Mount Hope Vineyard,South Lake Wlcr, Fla
ideal market grape. We read in the quality, the Ives is a more pro -.-*-.- VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
Jatter's circular: "The very first qual- lific bearing. Black Hamburgs. CORDEONSand
ity you need for a market grape is its This year. we shipped successfully a I Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :
cluster to be large, compact bunches; few boxes of Telegraph-a fine black i I am glad to note Mr. Cheseboro's all kinds of small Instruments offered at
lowest prices. Send for our illustrated cata
4 the"next thing is appearance, color, grape) ripening early-vines vig- experience with this and other grapes.I logue.
soundness, etc." orous and prolific. am having a good many inquiries
The Catalogue says : "Ives, bunches Most of the white grapes which do about the Black Hamburg. I have -
+, medium to large, compact, berries oblong well here, are to be classified among not tried it yet. Artist Materials
of a dark purple color, quite the wine grapes, and we see none that Will not some growers in Alachua Picture Frames,
dark when fully ripe. Flesh sweet and would bear shipping with the excep- county, who are said to have had such Flue Pictures, .
juicy, but decidedly foxy and rather tion of the Lady Washington. Martha good success with this variety, report Fancy Goods*
pulpy. Not desirable as a table grape, and Lady are good table grapes, but how long their vines have been planted Albums, Stationery.We .
but nevertheless a popular market are too tender. We do not by any out, what fertilizer was used and
grape, as it bears transportation better means intend to limit to the above va- I what methods and pruning and train- Music,can Art save or Fanoy you money Goods.In Write anything us for 1.
than most other kinds." rieties the list of market grapes which ing were followed? prices.
When you quote your authors, Mr. can be profitably raised in Florida. W. C. STEELE.
Steele, please do it to,the very end. All we have to say is, that out of over -
Now I think' have too much discussed one hundred varieties of which our A Leon county farmer raised 2,000
with Mr. Steele, as from his vineyards are composed,we have foundno bushels of sweet potatoes from nine LUDEEN & BATES, S. M. H.
numerous' and various contributions others in which are united all the acres of land last year. I SAT NNAK: CA.

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Lake Harris that the coffee shrub And build a shed aroundA -
; shed that's snug and tight and wide, CA :RD.:
tropical rums. and Otaheite gooseberry had fruited In which no cracks are found;
Then when the howling Northern blast
for five Manatee
or more years Comes roaring through the pines
where also the allspice tree, the cashewnut Let's go Inside -'lightwood" knots
Tropical Fruits in Florida.An And build a tire that shines The undersigned would respectfully inf.rm
and the of the
great hog plum And makes the mango laugh and grow the; public of Jacksonville and the State that
essay read by P. W. Reasoner, ESQ..,before West Indies had produced blossoms, And blossom! out with glee, they have opened an office at
the Joint meeting of the Florida Fruit And ripen fruit; and then we'll crow
Grower'H Association and the Florida Nurermen'8 and the cherimoya attained a good Those mangoes for to see.
Association at Orlando, February 16, And when a freeze has"knocked the spots"
1887. size ; that at Orlando the cherimoya From California's pride 71 1.2 west Bay Street
was in bloom at the time of the freeze, We'll hold a "Citrus Fair" up North
"You'd scarce expect one of my age And place them side by side-
To speak public on the stage." and the East Indian glycosmis! had The mango and the 'gator pear For the transaction of
Especially on the stage and at this fruited for Mr. Bidwell f for several Then The California orange and'11 the tear lime her; hair-

stage of tropical fruits in Florida, years. Imagine what a time!
while there is Mr. Neeld, of Pinellas, Can we not anticipate another such General Agency UualneII,

who has been prancing around in front cycle of warm winters? If not, if we

of the footlights with mango trees still do not care to run any risks, can ] Valf! etiIl Making a Specialty of
bearing their annual crops of 12,000 we not produce the more tender and

the last dozen while fruits _._ ,_
fruits, for years; perishable tropical in paying -- ----- --

the patriarchs of Tampa held forth quantities by means of slight artificial Oranges Cheaper Than Apples. :Real :EJstate,

with unquestionable oratory by means protection ?
of Avocado with trunks As Pancoast & Griffiths, commission
pear trees two every schoolboy draws his examples
feet in diameter and forty feet in height, of heroism and science and litera- merchants, of Philadelphia, write us PUBLIC ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING.A .

while a chorus of "subs" and "stipes" ture from the land of Julius Ciusar, of i as follows : .
from Clearwater Harbor down to Key Galileo, of Bonaparte, why not look "There has been no confidence in

West and from Matacomba around to there, too, for shining examples of Po values since the middle of December,
Merritt's Island, and throughout the mona's triumph ? when this auction system became a con- share of pub c patronage is solicited and
of an Invitation to call and become acquaintedIs
medium for the distribution
Lake Region of Orange and Polk Near Paris, we are told, are hun- trolling hereby extend. d.
counties, have made love and dancedin dreds of acres of orange trees pro- the Florida stock here. We solicit. no
i more Florida oranges, because we fail We have had placed In our hands for sale
orchards of Avocado pears, tected through the winter by slight some very
mangoes and sapodillas, in gardens of movable sheds, which are entirely removed to see any encouragement while our
cherimoyas and conoa-palms, where in the spring. Do not the Lon market values are thus regulated ((1)) .
"knock down sales." Desirable Pro portion!! ,
delicate-fruited passion vines grow, don gardeners produce the fine t pine- by peremptory
and mosquitoes number a thousand to apples in the world, under glass, and These unprecedcntly unsatisfactory rule in city and surrounding districts.
ing certainly have onlg been.contemporaneous
the square inch. with a thousand difficulties in heatingand .
Between acts, the freeze of last forcing, and dispose of them at with this unprecedented system
winter draws a curtain, and while the highly remunerative prices? selling/ the Florida oranges, dur-

stage furniture is being shifted, "Up-- Near Genoa, Italy, hundreds of ing which or inge? have been less desirable Capital: Investments:
goods to handle, we regret to ,
River Correspondent, of the DISPATCH lemon groves are planted on terraces, say
comes out and sings his little protected with a system of movable than apples and potatoes, but it is a can also be had by those desiring same by
sold auction calling upon or writing to us. Who will secure -
fact! No at
apples are ;
song-"Tropical fruits, like flowers sheds ; their cultivation and care carried them?
bloom in the la the here, but apples arc higher than oranges.
spring, tra are to greatest perfection, with a "
all well in their of Why ? The reason will show itself.
very way. result most profitable returns.In COUNELL & ECKERSLEY,
,Against the successful and profit- the markets of Marseilles\ the It is lamentably true that oranges

able production of tropical fruits in fruit of the Chinese Leechee, the Peruvian have brought ruinously low prices 71% Bay St., Jacksonville-- --- Fla. --
Florida, more especially in Middle cherimoya, the West Indian since the middle of December, but we

and North Florida, the great hin- sour-sop, and the tropical and perish question the correctness of Messrs. $15,000 Great Bargain $15,000
& Griffiths that
drance, of course, is the frequent oc able fruits may be purchased fresh Pancoast statement I
currence of frosts, and of late even from the trees, which are grown in the this has been due to the sale of orangesby I I

South Florida is timidly holding hack, open ground. Are these not all examples auction. Equally low prices' prevailed -I -
for has not her pet "frost line" gone I of tropical fruits grown profitably during the season of 84-5, before -

frisking away to Cuba, and over- far above their native latitude? the auction system was introduce 1, ONE OK THE FINES
stepped all the bounds of reason and In our own country, too, have not and have prevailed in Western mar-
kets this season, where there hns been
propriety! General Sanford and otuers made a
However, from Cape Cauavaral and success of the cultivation of choice no gale by auction in markets too far

Tampa southward, in protected loca pine-'+pples by the means of light pal distant to be influenced by sales in Orange Groves

tions along the coast, in the Lake Re- metto sheds? And does not Califor- New York or Philadelphia. The truthis

gion of Orange and Polk counties, nia deem it expedient and profitable to as it appears to us, the auction has

even where the great freeze of 1886 wrap her young orange trees with strawin hnd no effect on prices, owing to the I IN THE STATE FOB HALE.
killed all tender vegetation to the the fall ? And in the North are fact that shipments have been divided

ground, looking at past experience, there not a thousand and one more among so many consignees in each
are we to expect such a freeze againin tender shrubs that are grown hundredsof market. If the auction were the only -

the near future? and does it not miles out of their latitude by the channel through which fruit was placedon

often pay best to run heavy risks? use of.some simple means? The Magnolia the market, its tendency would be This Grove contains 20 acres all In tree,
Our esteemed friend, Mr. E.. H. grandiflora thus flourishes near to build up prices. The method of
pale situated In Sumter county. It has many advantages -
Hart, of Federal Point, has said that Philadelphia ; the sweet scented caly- selling. whether by private or by
when he first came to Florida, directly canthus, usually tender north of the auction, is a secondary mxtter, and has as to location, anSI ought to be seen

after the war, there were guava trees Ohio river, i is thus wintered even to to do with convenience only. But it to be appreciated.
in Palatka with "trunks is vital to the maintainance of prices
as large as the northward of Chicago.And .
stove pipes." We all know that the so it is all over the globe ; that the fruit be marketed throughone
Avocado has attained of fruits and of channel only.
pear a height vegetables are grown out .
forty feet in Tampa, with trunk two latitude and out of season-always at Rates.4 The Grove is Actually Worth
feet in diameter ; the guava a heightof more or less extra expense, and prove
thirty feet in Manatee ; the mangoa remunerative.Our The carload rate per box on oranges $25OOO,

tree of twenty-five in height, with proximity to the great marketsof flora Jacksonville to Chicago and Peo-

spread of thirty feet, and with a. bur the East, our advantages of trans ria is sixty-one cents ; to St. Paul, f

den of 12,000 mangoes, at Pinellas; portation, by means of which fruits as Minneapolis\ : and Kansas City, seventy Rut the owner Is compelled to sell to raise

that the tamarind has attained a delicate as the strawberry can be cents ; to St Louis fifty six cents. money at once for other purpose
stem circumference of four feet in shipped safely over a thousand miles ; From Southern California to Chicagoand

Manatee ; that mangoes, Avocado our usual mildness of climate, aud Peoria, seventy-five cents ; to St. .. ,
t!5 t
peas, guavas, melon papaws, granadillas (with the usual American conceit) our Paul, Minneapolis, Kansas City and J

sugar apples,,tamarinds, pour-sops more than usual amount of ";!ump.- St. Louis, sixty-six cents. The haul Apply to '
and sapodillas have borne fruit in tion" in horticultural work, should being one thousand miles further from

many of these places for years, even give us great advantages over our near California than from Florida. .

as far up as Orlando ; hat the cocoa- competitorsthe lazy Mexican\ "greaser"and ... CORNELL, & ECKERSLEY,

palm, one of the most tender of all the equally lazy Cuban. j The estimate on the orange crop is
palms had survived for six winters at Then let us plant a mango tree now one million boxes.
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i fi Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Golden laced Seabrigrhth, W. F. Blk. ( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER SUNDAY, November 14,1886, 1:30 a m, Trains
Spanish, Claiborne Games Light Brahmas.;; will leave and arrive as follow :
I I visitea the packing house of a Silver Spangled breaded and cre'ted, SOUTH BOUND. NORTH BOUND.
IJiO 13. --- -------- -- -
Eggs; $ per
neighbor yesterday and saw some ;: .=
very Rouen Ducks, Knapp'sVhtte Leg- ', i : bQ -

large Navel oranges. We measuredand horns, Hawkin's Plym. RocKs, Pit Games B. I : I O. ..
R. and Kaiiie Huntum Eggs, 4c.' I "' 0
Spangled '
weighed several that were from ; 1 I : I :: ::: .:: .::'
$l.twt per 13.While III! : I : ::;: !I I I G ,
thirteen and one-half to fourteen Created black Polumlh Bo- I, ,,_""4 C :_:: v : 0 ,,0 "' ''' I: I' :..-'. v ... ... j I 0 I V 4y...
neys Brown Leghorns, Prestons Wyandottes.lloudidiN I'=; _-I V CJ CJ : ,:::::.0 ''v .::- v I CJ ... I c.cz"I

inches in circumference and that .I. Crowd's I augshans.: Eggs, $2.00 I I2- =-I ___ ; 12- ..: I i !
13. And Cockerel of above for breeding I
weighed from one pound to one pound per '' AM I" AlI AM I Leave--Arrive A M AM PM I-PM I )
'I purposes. $i50 each. Bronze ..._j : : ) : p. .R. P. Wharf. : ': :. I_ :.

and two ounces. The largest one that j Seminole Turkeys, (a 40-lb. pure o 1.: 1 ; ( ;: !....., ._... ? -I 00I 20 910
wild heu-
domesticated Eggs
we found in the lot was fourteen an I bred to hardy. 3110,, 40 4 .1S 5101 8 5.510 55;, 7 55;,.....! Belair....... H2, 221 8212. t 13 sot 4. 054 I, 855

$3.00 for 9.Booted t ,......- ......1 i ......1 .. .. i.j*<.']"ystal Lake.. 1111 ...... ...... ....... 1 ....1 ...... ......
one-half inches around it and weighed j I White Cuban Carrier Pigcoiib; 5.1045. ....' 5 15 i' 900, ... ........:,......* Bents....._ 110 2 161, 8 161_",. .1\ I ? "Ii) ...... ......
and He had four I $1.50 per pair. 10.10: 5.51, 4 5s1, 5 :.51, j 9 IOlll ;:. S :.Longwood: ..105'' 2 061 8 0512 : \ 3 3.1 I :3 40 8 2.S1J
a pound a quarter. VILLA XAIVZA POII I/THY YARDS, : 11 0:1: : 50J: 5 :331 9 18,11 Wi 8) 401., .. Altamonte.. 102: 1 7 511:! 301) 325 305 8 13

boxes spread out on a table and was Manatee, "'1ft. 14 5 06'' 5 38922I20)850'i ( j :......_ :\Iayo... ....1101'' 153: 7521226'':' :J 2 55 805
l .1: : 5j$543', : 9'711" I5i 9 onIal) tland.... 1UOi 1 18748I223' 3 15 2 45 8 00
sorting them, sixty-eight of the largest 18 11 :2t, 5 15 5 52; 9 312 3,>, 915 -.W'Interl'ark..j 1101, 7 .f)112{) 15 301 230 750J

filled a box. He told me that a j few I :! '........r 1... 6 OtJj ......i j I.. .. .. ......*Wilcox _.._ {}'i; ......1 7321........ 3 00. .....
FLORIDA LANDS ZIl: 311 1 5 26 6 C8, 9 ,0, 1 40' 9 55....... Orlando......1; 93, 1 28'' 26'12!' 02 I 2 53 210. 30

days ago he picked four boxes of or- i 25 ........;, ....... ..... ......1" 10 ... Gatlin .., 1901 I .....1 1..1 I ...... ......
from of the Arcadia I 26 11 4.5: 531 620" 1002 J 55.......... m.Jessamlne..1 S9;; I 12, 7 13111 49, i 2.40 1 25 702
anges one tree Along] the line of the Z1 ;114Si! ... Ii 23 10 ... '110 25' _.*Plne Ca8tle.. SRi 1 107\ 10.......1! I 2 3i ..... ....
variety. When sorted sixty five of 3''H' 5)1! 5 -10 Ii 30': : 110 0.)1: 2 27'1016' ..Big t.'ypres..), 8.5 I 1024, 703:1112: ; I 2 30 110 6 52
South Florida Kailroad, 3 4112! 07, 5 ri0' 6 4A; : 31Ju; 2v'' :: 4,11, OlcKiulloll... SJ 12 fiO; 6 521132'; P 311 2 151125 637I1I.J2 '
the smallest filled a bx;while it took JII; 6 15 7 00: (ol ) 1010, :; 2'11!_......., ....Kissimmeeochs...: 1,12 ;3,'); 6 4611 :201 8 3,52: PO 20 6 20H112

only fifty-four of the largest to fill a 'J he great highway to Cuba. 5O II'I' ...... PM l 6 ;.i A 3t ......,1. IS ....Ca mb .1, 11'12'fjAM' ........ xz.2 1 pl\II.((1053. .....-
II These lands are admirably a dar.ted to growing 11.1: t 181, 6 4 2' : {) : 1 4 10123; > .Lake -: 6JU: : .11'' to it 8 CO'' 532
box. T thought these were large ) 57 1 'O: 652 ij ;)5: .J :m:12!: 5_, ....DavenporL...' ,,8'11 35. ,110 7.nl! 1035 515

the DISPATCH Oranges, Guavas, Pine-Apple, fa 130': 1 1.10 7 051 .J Hi 1 2}''?.Haines City. 511125 '10 21 7 35) 10 15 500
to to
enough report 68 1 43 7 It 7'22 I I 5 :"'01' 1 45 ..Bartow Junc..1 47111 12.: ,110 071 7 15 9 -15 4 42

but to-day I was shown an orange and other semi-tropical fruits, also 72 1 58) 71.:! 7 :l:3 i i 54O 210i....Auburndale.I, 'IIO w; I 95I 651 915 4 25
17 2 C t18\ :! : 7 431 ';! 5 55''; 210 ... 'Fltzhughs...; ::3. :371, 9 -II 6 42 9 00 438J
from another grove which I measuredand Early Vegetables. and Strawberries.Town : 2 23, 7 42 M 15 fj 401 3 25 ....Lakeland...., :J2jlO lJI: 9 30 6 25; 8 3j 3 55
It almost perfectly 9J 2 4S18 cr1 9 00' .>.1....... :....PIant City.... 2210 0O 9 5(} 52.) 730 3 209s
weighed. was 2 ..... i; 9 154, i i, 7 '.........*Cork........ 11 9 50' ...... -I55t, ...... ......
globular and was sixteen inches in c'r- Lots in growing town alon the line 103: :3: 10 I' 8 r1u' : 9 3Ii I 8 :35, -I !1O .......Seffner..1 12, 9 431 835 5 4U 6304 2 40
of road. 10) 3 17t 8 I 9 XI..!)' 4 2(0( ,_.....*\Iango......, 101 93.11' ( ;, 828 432 I 620 232
cumference, measured around the Large tracts, in various parts of the State, IICJ'' :3: 2,51 ..._.. I 9 571 I ... ; ..._ .....1 61 9 2 I' ..... 4 J8 ...... ...... \
stem and blossom ends, and seventeen for Grazing purposes, Sugar growlug, and 115'' :3 401 S 5i) ilO ': 9 251.5, Ct: Ar Tampa Lv 0' A M( i 800I, 00' I 540 2 00PN
timber. p\ AM P 11'1'' : PM'' I A YAM
t and hal inches around the other --- -- -- -------- -- --- -------
one- f Map and information furnished on applica- ------ -------------
tion toLAND Flag Stations. Trains No. 3 and It.ve from and a:rive at .I., T. & K W. Depot. No. I,
way, and it weighed one pound eleven **, and 6 Daily. No. 4., **9 i fjj 9, 10" 27 28 and 29 Dally except Sunday. Trains No.3 and 6
and one fuurlh ounces. The one who DEPARTMENT SOUTH FLORIDA R. R., stop only at Orlando, Kissimmee, Bartow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. No.30 Daily
Sanford, Fla., or except Monday. No. 3 stops at Kissimmee for Supper Nos. 1 and 2 !stop at Kissimmee for
grew this orange reports filling a box Dinner No. stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No.8 stops at Lakeland for Supper.
with and barrel with IIED.rr.. 31 Y FKS, Trough Tickets told at all regular sutions for all points North, East and West. Baggage
forty a
oranges I General Land Agent, checked through.I'emberton .
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ninety. 82 West 1 liny tt.! Jacksonville I Fla. ....rr'. Ifrancli.-8.F. R.R.- ,

Who can beat St. Johns river oranges 1 ___ __ : Sanford[ and Indian Hirer Itailroatl
Hout 11 tlUlllll1 North Bound.Itead i .
for size ? Whereas. three weeks' notice has been !)ow n. Read Up. ,,j 1- -- -- ---- ---
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W. C. STEELE. given of this meeting to amend the articlesof !<'.st AC. };"st Ac. Daily except Sunday.
association of the Jacksonville 'suburban :-' '1M'!. &I. <'t!, HTATIO S. I 1\1'1 &r'tl-, .1I I _- _

Switzerland, Flu., February 9, 1887. Real Estate and Railroad Company as required q In )1. 'N\UoJ. ''',2. 1-I" I I1 I.South Bound. North Bound.
by law, as appears by the affidavit -':. -,-
1I I i Read Dowd. Read Up.
and of the same hereto attache i and '' I
copy IP.l\I. A.M' A.M P.M., -- -- -- -
made a part hereof; belt oJ.1: ) 7.-t0Lv; Pembert'n FeryAr 9.40 6205 7i it Pas.: Pas.: ;PHR.(4't !
Resolved, That the article be amended as I !! 4.14 7.15Fltzgemld: 00 9.366.1556 ,: & &Ft STATIONS. (&Ft :"

An orange-rate war has been inau- follows: In lieu of the sentence 'the amountof 3 : 4.W .'............ Oriole ... 9.30..5-1. II ZJ. I 25. : 2...

gurated by the rival railroad lines Capital Stick authorized shall: be twenty- 6 ...... .p. Bay City. ... ..... _. 51 --1- 1---
five thousand dollars to be paId in as called 10; 4.Ja: 8.20;'............ [acon.... ..... 9.15, 5.40147 a.m'p.rn\ a.m p.m
running East from Los Angles, and for' the language shall be, The amount of 12 4.38: 8.30.Owensboro, ........., 5.30 i i ,, 010.4., 4.501v..Sanford .........ar 8.00 2.1519!
Capital Stock authorized is Fifty Thousand 16t,, t..''> 9.05.Dade; City............ 9.00'' 5.XMll( \; 411.00 5.051 ........Fort Heed......... 743 2.001;:
the charge now is only $200 a carloadto Dollars to be aid. 1'l; 5.OS 9.4:1: '...........IUchland............, 8..i., 4.10'34 611.10, 5.151.! ....... ..*Rntledge........ 7.3': '
leading Eastern points HENRY A. L'ENGLE, 32' /......_*Te derville j 8.27 3.30,251: I i 7 11.151 .).: ,,, ,,,,,,,,,..I.ord. ... 7.3 I 1.4512
passenger W. R. HUNTER, President. 374, 5,1010.30.5.28110.10/, ......... Kathleen.. : 8.151 3.1020 i 12111.35: )' ........-*ClIfton ............J 7.08' 1.23, 7
train time. 5.454. *Tuskaw1l1a. I.U: :5j
Secretrary. 4.t. 5.41 tO.42. *Orltllll.s M111 8.08 2':>5117Hj ,
6.0011.15..Lakeland.I 8.00 2.40,14;, j i 19,12.07 6.121...Ovideo .............17.0.1 1.05'1'
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51j !.........._"Haskell..........., 7.30 1.51j: 6 I
6.2011I. --- -- ------- --------- --- -
: .Arri\"E'BartoW' Il 7.151 .10, 0
"Fine gardening marks the progress of clvllizaUol1.-BAC"OO-: ve. .
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How to make fine gardens, how to llartoti' Uru.ucb.-Vally. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bartowat
South Bound. north Bound. Bartow Junction with tram for Bartow.
No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from
choice flowers, fruit and I'a l--a"l.It"H t m Pas
grow vegetables s. t P as.Pas.
Tampa; at Barlow with train from Pemberton -
N0.&I1't&Ft: : $rATI0NS. ::'" 1&1<'t, NoFt
Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for
t 11* in perfection for pleasure, 11. IJ.: 12. ;ti .ti 12.11.: '1 : W. Punta Gorda.

profit and health, may be learned in m-;;: ; P.'K.T;- r-: ArI17Io: ;:,;:;:I;:;: Sanford.No.No. 12-. At Bartow Junction with train for

I 11.1. 2.10 7.1.);: I))Bartow J'ncI12,10.JOi, 1.-101 6.30:<< .
J 13: At Bartow
Junction with train from
full by reading that best of all 1130):()/ 2.25 7.;:35 5'WinterHvn 8'10.201' ; 1.2'i' 6.11)) Tampa.No. .
11.-12. 2.-10 7.50': !IEagle Lake SI10.0' 1.131' 5.55
At with
Bartow Florida Southern
works The 11.52 2.55 ) *Q'rdonvUle 9.15''' I.07
American gardening : 0; 5.15 train from Punta Gorda at Bartow Junction
\ ;
12.'r53.111 8.15ltarBartowlv 9.4012.5l!
\ 5.35 with train for Tampa.No. .
American Garden, which has CONNECTIONS.TRAIN 15-At Bartow Junction with trains

from Tampa and Sanford lt Bartow with
just united with itself that sterling No. 1-At Sanford with People's and i Florida Southern Railway for; Punta Gorda.
Line Steamers from Jacksonville
DeBary-Baya No. 18-At Bartow Junction with trains for
old journal The Floral Cabinet. This and J..T. & K. W. train from Titusvllle; Tampa and Kissimmee.No. .
Bartow Junction train for '
at with
: 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
illustrated magazine of horticultureis at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at
No. 2-At Lakeland with tin for
I tr Bartow ; Lakeland
with train for Kts lmInee.
is i not run Ht Bartow Junction with trains
entirely independent( to and from No. LH: --At Bartow with Florida Southern
Bartow ; at Sanford! with (People's and DeBaryBaya -
Railway train from Punta Gorda at Lakeland
4 ;
for any merchant., has no axes to I Line steamers for .Jacksonville, with train for Tampa at Pemberton
and .1., T.I': I K. W. sins for .Jacksonville ;
... :grind and is run solely in the interests Titusville. Gainesville Ferry with and Florida Palatka.No. Southern. Railway for
No. :3-Has Pullman and
I Sleeper Through:
21-At Bartow with Florida Southern
It i irw"Jip is
} .d of American :gardening. Coaches without rliHiige\ between Jacksonville
Railway for Punta Gorda.
.... and Tnll11.t.unnt'cts at Hanlord with
No. :22: At Bartow with Florida Southern
the work of practical men and J,. T. A K. train from Titusville; at Bar-
Railway train from I'unta Uorda; at Lakeland
tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tampa -
in all sections of the country. with train for Tampa.
women on 1ll1dayjo'N1nesda.s: Fridays
Stean ship connections! are made with
with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River,
Steamer Margaret for all points on Hlllsbor-
(See list of contributors.) and on Tuesdays, Thursdays: and :r-ja'ur ays ough and Tampa Bays and Manatee
; with Plant IUverJ.
fttea ship Company's ships tar
also \
i with Mail Steamships : !
West and Havana.
K-y Whitney of the Plant Steamshln Co., for Key
No. 6-Ha* Pullman Sleeper and Through
i'W West and Havana and steamer for Point
Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Pinellus and old Tampa

PRICE $1.00 A YEAR ; reduced from sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, Passports can be Bar.for through any
I Wednesdays" and! Piturda: > s with Steamer :Notary Public, and Notary's certificate that
$2.00. All premiums abolished. :Margaret !horn Manatee River,and on Sundays such application has bean made, when vised
Tues and with
( ays Fridays Plant the West will
by Spanish Consul at Key an-
Greatly improved in every way. : Steamship West! Company's ships for Havana and swer the purpose of a Passport.W.
No. 7 At Lakeland with train for Pembertou .
: Ferry. Gen. Freight & Ticket Agent.

A I /* /"> CT introduce them
Practical l>OIlI..TRBOOK( ADIv-i .. r .we will OIVK:
1OO pp-tbeantifnlcolored plate WAYI> at elf-Operntlns", Washing Ma-
rnumvini and descriptions of of i rhint-s J If you want one send us your name
/ .- V- PrHLTSHER. breeds; how to caponize: plans P. o. and expn"!* ottlteat once TUB!: S"

)-'i.j/ poultry ere houses to buy; about Kff?>incuualors*and Fow-IM.; by I TroNAi -o. 23 !IJp" -
-. New York. 11 iledtor I "a

..,.1. 47 Dey Street I .,ggn\ttr\ ii 1l .








Use Bradley's Orange Tree Fertilizer.

OCALA,Fla..September 15, 1885.
The Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer" which I h. ught of you
Result of Nine. Years Experience in Grange Culture. last season has given most excellent results,ami I take l flensine In giving
you this teotimonlal. I find this fertilize be just' what It Is represented. -
.And I cannot speak too highly in lit' fvor. I want KUIHP amount
NORWALK, Fla.. Heptember7I&h. this season. I O. KICHKLBEKGER.:
Having had nine years'experience In orange culture in Florida,and
having tried various kinds of fertilizers, I feel It my duty torn v neighbors -
to say that your goods have proved of more value to me for orange FORT MASON,Fla., August 2", 1885.
trees than any other fertilizer I have used We bMVe used Bradley's! Fertilizers rxienslvely on vegetables and
I have given Bradley't'ran\Ce Tree Fertilizer and Fine Ground Pone orange trees,an'l they have given better satisfaction than any fertilizers
a good test for two years, having,used your goods by the side of others wee\er used. VAvrES&TAYLOR.
where I could compare results. I shall Invest in no other,and cheerfully i.- =
recommend goods to the M. R. s
your public. BEAN.
Full Supply of Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone

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

;;;-- -: ---:_ of Potash. Nitrate of Soda, etc., etc.
Attention, Florida Gardener !

.;;=_ -"_ Send for Circulars.

Use Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer _

_- .:..r .:# _< =,_:j-=_ GEORGE WILSON, State Agent,
Prepared Especially Florida Truckers. :::=-===-=T\ N --': 50 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

The Georgia Associated Traffic Lines.


:F-as-t F-rel.gb.: : Rourte.: .


k -VIA-


Chicago, Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis, Kansas City, and All Points West and Northwest.And .
Only Line Furnishing
1st. TWO FAST FREIGHT Schedules each day,connecting with both the Cincinnati Southern and Nashville,Chattanooga and St.Louis Railroads at Chattanooga,and the 1.001"' .
ville and Nashville Railroad at Montgomery.
2nd. We notify the consignees when your Oranges pass Atlanta, Chattanooga and Montgomery, thus letting them know when to expect the shipment and glvm
them the necessary notice so that they can use every precaution to protect your interests.3rd. .
We have a full line of Ventilated and Refrigerator Cars,which will be_furnished upon application.
4th. We Have the Shorten Line to the West, and make the Quickest Time.
5th. Letters and questions promptly and cheerfully answered,and upon application stencils and rates to any point will be furnished.
See that your shipments are stenciled or routed via Albany, Ga., and notify me of shipment and I will see that they are Carefully Handled and Promptly Forwarded.

J. P. BECKWITH, Florida Freight Agent,

G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A., JOS. 31. BROWN, G. F. A.,

Central R.R.of Ga.,Savannah, Ga. Western and Atlantic Ry.Atlanta,Ga.

A. J. ROSE .


Improved and Unimproved Property Town LotH, Orange Grove _


Tr-u.o Ga.. r d e n.Oormpoudenoe Lan.d. .

Solicited. P.O.Box 197. A. J. ROSE.

References First National Bank of Orlando: The KlMlmmM' arty 3tnnk.



Orange Groves and Other Property in Florida Bought and Sold.


MacCallum Solicitor
Hugh (Late of Scotland.) ,
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GEORGETOWN NURSER.J s. ,More Profitable than Oranges $100 A WEEK. f

Send for Catalogue of .
Ladies o"gentlemen.desiring pleasant prof-- ,
Grape Vines: itable employment write at once. We want
Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good health locks you to handle an article of domestic use tbat
Suited the soil climate of Florida
to and ,
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LxCONTE PEARS. GRAPES, ana a general line Grown and for sale at the recommends itself to everyone at eight.STAFL.E '
FL.OUH. Sells like hot cakes.
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, AS
Andalusia and Fort San l.uis Vineyards Profits 300 per cent. Families wishing to
AARON: WARR: ., Georgeto" i .., Fla and Nurseries practice economy should for their own
May 1R'R, t.t I 1'\' ear Tallanassee,Fla. 'benefit write for particulars. Used everyday
the year round in every household.
i E. DUBOIS. Manager.Send Price within reach of all. Circulars free.
BAY VIEW NURSERIES.CHOICEST 1 for Price List of FLORIDA WINES.: gents receive Sample Free. Address f
Dnm.flf" Ttfnf' To.. ", ""ton. Oh I..
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Budded Orange and Lemon Trees, I Fancy Poultry. ALBERT FRIES,

Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. W. W. FENDRICH, ST. NICHOLAS, FLA.,
Successor to Albert Fries, AGENT FOB
Trees Strong and Well Rooted and Especially Adapted to South I Keeps 20 varieties of Hire-br-d Fowls. __ GEO. .\. BAKER
I Yards: Shell Road near Moncrief Spring
I Eggs for Hatching,$2 per dozen. ROTTED BONE MANURE
I P.O. Box 381. Jacksonville,?!.. Decomposed with Potash.
inspection is Invited. inquiries by mall promptly answered. Catalogues sent free .Mp.ntlnn nIM'mt.rh. Price 125 per ton,free on board in Jacksonville
on application. I i- ,U' uazSITacurea Samples of 16 different grades of Fertllzei,
R. D. HOYT, Hoek put up by Mr.Baker can be seen at the(Oil

Pay Vl.w, ; lI ,bihluib Q?s 11"' =i JlfJU.MRnn"111 '-f .t. .__ man...Drug 4....8 tom1 9,E.lilt Bay...."St.....Jacksonville",..



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i: SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND WEST'NR.A.IXjW.A.'y Pul man Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir I HING CHUNG and Lemons!
Buffet Cars via Waycrots Albany and Macon Oranges

1 between, and Jacksonville VIH Waycross and, Jesup( nclnn\tI.and:: Macon Also'through CHINA WARE and JAPAN GOOD;; -

!) WAY CROSS SHORT LINE Passen Coaches between'Jacksonville ALL KINDS2OF Consignments 'solicited.; Liberal advances

and Chattanooga. made. Would be pleased correspond with
t TIME CARD IN EFFECT DEC. 5, 1886. Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville and Handkerchiefs and Curiosities. parties desiring to ship here.. .
and Nashville via '
I Call and see goods.No. Summers Morrison Ac Co.,

; All Trains on this Road are run by Central Montgomery.Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville 22 Laura Street near Bay, 174 South Water St.lChicago.: (

Standard Time. I and 'VR8hln ton. Jacksonville, Fla. Refer Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago
Passenger Trains an will follows leave: I'IrrlvedaUy,t Through Tickets sold to all points by RH! ---- ,- :--- : J. V. Fn ayes l Afo.., Ch f n("O,
and Steam ship connections and baggage
Leave Tampa via S. K. R. R......... ...... 8:00 p m I and sections through.secured at,the Company's Officein ASTHMA BEAUTIFUL EVEIL..BLOOhINQROSES
' Sanlord vla.J.,T. & K. W......... 1:00 a m'I Astor'H 82 Bay street and at Passenger GERMAN ASTHMA CURE
I Jacfcuonville........ ..........._........7.0lam Station building and,I on board People's, Line I j Instintly rp>H< v the most violent attack andin'll1ffl4 I
Arrive Jacksonville.......... ..... ....._..1200 n'n; Steamers H. b.,Plant and Chattahoocheemd comfortable sleep *O W.Ull1\U fur lE-( j
Arrive Waycros................. .............. 9:10\, of Jackson J*'Cl.rN.Bein usedbvintiilition itycctionisim-
Arrive Savannah.................................11:55 a m DeHary-Baya Line Sieainw WM P City HA J DKK. [mediate, direct and err rn lt.and. cure is the I
Arrive Charleston_............................. 4:50p] m ville. lJr. o. Q VaB.rI .\v"nl I result in the all curable Arrive Richmond................................. 6:19 a m ) ") o'T Ti,.N r"'n C'.w..l..nnrlnnl" I any druggist mo; or by mail. Sample Fret* for growing and distributing HOSES We have all t.be
Arrive Washington-.....?...................11:00 a n, [stamp. Ir. I{."'CUH'IA. N N.St. Pau'' Binn.| .1,11 test finest,fan Arrive Baltimore...........??.................12:18 p m''' -- I .;:;tii. ..---.---- -.- -..... ..... .,." ent sire:: and. prices to uitall.We send STRO to all: sT169a-points.
by mail
Arrive Philadelphia........................._ 2M7 p m Ots: rLA.NTs* safely or express
r Arrive New York.................?.... ... 50! p m I CURE FITS! 3 TO 12( PLANTS SI.I :? and os&
i Pullman Buffet CaTII Tampa to Washington, I Our. cwt.uidctsH PP.de cribes nearly 5OO fl neat
and New York to Tampa. varieties of Roses the best Hardy Shrubs* *
When I say cure I do not mean merely to atop them for a ClimbingYinesandNewand Rare Flower
: f. ave Jacksonville.......................:.... 1:00 n m core.time and I have then made have the them disease return of FIT auin..EPILEPSY I mean or a radical PAUINO /. Heeds" and tell how(:EE to arrow& CHINA: them-FREE:" It I> CO.,
: \rrlv! jMokfinnvilla.} ............?............. 7:35 p m SICKNESS a life-long study.. I warrant my remedy to Base Address Growers TilE, West IJIN throve Chester Co.Pa
Leave Callahan: ...... .............. ............. 7::<*H m j cure the wont cases. Because others have failed is no
Arrive"Way cross.:.............................. .. 0 10 a to reason for not now Bottle receiving of a cure.Infallible Send at once Give for a
: treatise and a Free remedy
Arrive Thomasville ........ ...... _...... <:22 p m s Fpgrigg.D 4 I Rirreas' and Post omre. It C'08t'YOQ nothing for a trial, THE CHAMPION FENCE WORKS,
I Arrive H In bridge ................. _..._.... ;Hi5; p m : Tr, 'sod I will core you. DB. IL O.BOOT,ISS Pearl .,N.T.
Arrive Chattahoochee: ........................ 1:04 p m E. WESTON Manager.
tArrive Pensacola via L. & N.R.1L..itJI0 l ..... '' JOHN F. STRATTON'SGKLT'HRATKD M. ,
: p m I:1. oL'"I ''';,11( ):.1 I':f.:!:
Arrive Mobile via L.&:N.R.R............ 2:15 a m : o
MARIO.NSJv, Works at Waycross Depot,
.: Arrive New Orleans via L. &:N.R.R... 7:10A.m

Arrive Albany_........................... _...... 3J2 p m The very best and cheapest Fence made. Brass Rand Instruments. (in centre of E. Bean's Packing-House)
Arrive Macon via Central R.: R.......... 8:21 p m Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which ALSO
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R........12:15: a m each picket Is firmly riveted. Can be put, up Jacksonville, Fla.
,:Arrive Chattanooga via ,W. k A.R.R. 5:55 a m very rapidly and so as not to saa-verv dura JOHN i,:t.. STRATTON'S
Arrive' Nashville via N.C.&8t L R.RlI:45 This is the cheapest and most desirable
: a m ble. The only fence used by the Boston find Gold Trumpet
1, Arrive Louisville via L. fc N. R. Roo.. 6::>U p m Albany R. R. ('. Do not confound) it withan ccorlpunM. Fence'! n w made. It is made'! of the best
Pullman Buffet Can to and from Jackson- inferior article. BESSEMER STEEL WIRE and Yellow

ville and New Orleans via 'PAn aoolp. and For deser'ptlve'ircnl ir' i',iMrt I Mobile.,to and from Jacksonville' and 'LoulsvlllevlaThom -- on in the market. attended. Come and see samples.I .

! ,}8ville, AtUitiasn 1 INnshville, 'Ohio.Imprond'Chesters .JOHN F'. STUA TTO 'S am sole ageut for he CounMesof Duval,
and Cincinnati to to.Jacksonville via..JeftulI A Warranted cholera proof. Clay, St.Johns, Marion and Ahvhna for the
Piccolo AC ordeons.Jnlirt .
Express Wins 1st '
A C. LINK KXHKKHH.Leave prepaid. II Chnmpion Hence Machines. Machli.e can
.I Jacksonville ..... ........ ............. 2:U)'\ p m prizes Countries.in the States 9 weighed and Foreign ruttnu'N' be seen in op r At Inn at my work*.
; Arrive Jaek'nnvilU..........................._12i( i n'n 28O Iba. Send for description Celebrated I111rpGuitars E. M. WESTON: ,
Leave Callahan ... ............................ 2:17 p m and price of these famous ,; ,
Leave Chattaho"cliee... ...... ...............trait: I a IJ' hops, also fowls. Till _ _ Manager.IIEL.AIH .
Leave Thomasville... .....?................. 1-:&,) p nr L. B. SILVER CO., Cleveland, U. etr., etc-, etc. GROVE NUBSEIIY.
Arrive Waycrots....... .......................... ll'.: : p ra Send for facts and mention this paper. NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varie-
: Arrive Brunswick via B. &: R. R... :2M. m .IUI1N F. NTIIATTO1V.1 and LEMONS acclimated and
ties of ORANGE ,
. Arrive Jesup......_................... ...... 1):16): p in Maiden Lane, New York. tested at Belair. Also, PECAN TREES. Applyto
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. d G. R. R_1lJl p mArrive DR. JOHN BULL'SStiffs --- -- -- Donald Houston, Hunt at Belair or

:, Atlanta via E. T. V. & u. R.R. 2:25 a m ORANGE HOME. T. F. HUGOFNS, Agent, Sanford.
Arrive Chattanooga via E. T. V. &: G. &20 a m
Arrive Cincinnati via C.B. R. R......... 6:45 p m
Arrive vanDab..._......_................... 7.S8 p mArrive TUB Sun FRUIT & ORNAMENTAL,
Charleston _......_......_......... I:2.=i a m ] THnns i
A in Location.
Arrive. Wilmington............................. g:30 a m Beautiful Spot a Healthy MAGNOLIAS
Arrive Weldon. ....................._....?.... 2:15 p m
Arrive. Richmond. .............................. 6:00 p m FOR THE CURE OF Unequalled for Orange Cultureand: Trucking.On PALMS, ROSES,
Arrive Washimfton. ............................ll:00p! )) m CLEMATIS ETC.
Arrive Baltimore....,?..........................12:35 a m FEVER and AGUE ,
Arrive Philadelphia......., .........."....._ 3:45 a m the F. R. & N. Go's main line, K miles -
Arrive' New York.............................. 60 a m south of Ocala, 8 miles north of Leesburg. 10 Medals and 39 PremiumsAWARDED
"Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from Or CHILLS and FEVER Tran iix>rtation unexcelled.A .
Jacksonville and New York, also Jackson AT THEWorld's
specialty, of Educational Facilities, moral
"Ulto Cincinnati via Jesnp.
AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES. home influences, health and reasonable Exposition in New Orleans.
CAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. profits from all agricultural and Industrial
Leave Jacksonville............................. 5:00 p m Tht proprietor of this celebrated medioivJustly pursuits. All I ask is a personal inspectionof
Arrive Jacksonville) .." ... ........._...... 8:55 am for it all Orange Home and vicinity. New Descriptive Catalogues, containingmany
.Leave. .Oallakan...... ............_..............._ AMI: p m claims a superiority over ren New and Rare Varieties, will be sent:
,Leave .Waycross.................................M 7:58: p m dies ever offered to the public for the SAP] Will sell Real Estate, Orange Groves, Town No. I.-Fruits, Grapevines. Olives. .4 cents.
Leave Gainesville ........................._.... &55 p m CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cui Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands. No. Ornamental Trees Ever-
,.Leave Lake City.................._. ........... 8:20 p m of Ague and Feveror Chills and Fever,whetler Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOWN greens and Plants . 4 cents.
Leave Live Oak ..................._............. 7:20 p m of short or long standing. He refers to tb mails, general stores etc. JOHN ROCK
Leave Thomasville .........__............U1:30 p m and ,
Arrive Albany...................._..... .. .. 1:55am entire Western Southern country to bee Corespondence solicited. References of the San Jose California.
him testimony to the truth of the assertio best furnished.
--- -- -
Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 7:30 a m -- - --
Arrive Mobile via L. &: N. R. R........ 2:10 p m', that in no case whatever will it fail to cure %lon't buy until you write to me. Farmers' Wagons and Carts.
Arrive New Orleans \is L. &: N. R.R. 7:30 p m' the directions are strictly followed and carrie
'Arrive'Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7.-05 p m out. In a many cases a single dose ht \V. C. nODI. ---
Arrive Louisville via L. &: N. R. R..._ 2:12: a in great Ornn-re Home, !Sumter Co., Fla. *[If you want a first-class Wagon or Car-'
for and whole familit
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &: N. R. R... 6:30 a m been sufficient a cure, --- -- ----- Cheap for Cash, call on
Arrive St.. Louis via L.&: N. K.R....._. 7:40 a m have been cured by a single bottle,with ape The Largest and Most Complete Estab- u. D. ZAiiira,
Pullman Buffet i ars to and from Jackson- feet restoration of the general health. It i lishment South. Jacksonville,Fla.

ville and Louisville,via Thomasville,Albany, however,prudent,and in every case more ce Ofllce, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay 8tre

I Bartow Montgomery and Montgomery and Z Nashville via and Gainesville.to and from tain to cure,if its use is continued in small Farm Wagons from ..... ... ..35.00 to W2.1U
...- doses for a week or two after the disease hr Parts and Prays from. . ..S25.0i to 823 '*
SAVANNAH EXPRESS. been checked more especially in difficult an
" Leave Jacksonville.............................. 8:15 p m -- -
Arrive Jacksonville, ....... .................. 6:15: am long-standing cases. Usually this medicin Early Spring Vegetables and Flowers.
Leave Callahan .:....?...................... y: 5 p m will not require any aid to keep the bowels i Gardeners and Florists, use the
Arrive Callahan. ................ ................ 6:25 a m good order. Should the patient, however,n I Farmers Protecting, Cloth originated and prepared -
Patent ,
I Leave Gainesville?... ..................... 3:55' p m quire cathartic medicine,after ha take undersigned." It I is equal to
i Arrive Gainesville. .............................11 1 :05() a in three four doses of the Tonic! a singe dos only rosts by but tenth as much, on Cold
, Leave Lake City................................_ 3:20 p m or i glass Frames and and Hot: BM.N.a Protects from frost
Arrive Lake City................................ithlS a mLeave of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILL I and growth, does not
Live Oak................................... 7:20 p m will be sufficient. Use no other. I I promotes hardy rapid Widely known and
4r UU Arrive Live Oak................................. 6:40: a In I !shrink or tit-cay used.rapidly.Trade supplied at low rates.
,I i Arrive Thomasvllle..........................:.. 7:15 a m DR. JOHN DULL'SSMITH'S Send extensively for circulars, wimples' etc., free.
Arrive Albany....................................11:4a' m ,ti U. S. WATERPROOFING FIBRE CO.,
Arrive Montgomery via. Cen. R. R... 7:55 p m TONIC SYRUP, y.. 50 South St., New York.
't Arrive Nashville via L.& N. K. R ..... 6:.:') a m BULL'S SARSAPARILLA -- .- -- ------
I !b Arrive ixmlsvllle via L. & N. R R1:51 p m ,
I. 1 Arrive Cincinnati via L. &: N. R. R... 6.35 p m BULL'S WORM DESTROYEI:! Snowdrift Poultry Yards
I Arrive HU Louis via L. & N. R. R...... 8.0p) m
I Arrive Waycross.................... ............11:20 p m The Popular Remedies of tha D '.j. Geo. S. Hacker & Son, KEUKA, PUTNAM Co., FLA.
Arrive Brunswick via B &: W. R R... 6:10 a m KEV. NOL R. HAMEK Proprietor.
7 Arrive Albany via B.&: W. R. R......... -4:15 a m Principal Offlc, 831 Main St., LOUIsr;; T:
Arrive bCOt via Central' R. R. ........ f POI a m MANUFACTURER OF Fresh eggs of White Wyandottea. 8 MX);
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R. ...... 1:05 p m ? : White'! Ply mouth Hocks and Whit Le hon
Arrive Chattanooga vl* W.&A. R.R. 77 p m PENNYROYAL PILLS (Knapp') 82.'>0 per sitting., Packed In new
Arrive Jesup....._................... ........... i.-O' a m h* kets anu delivered to Kxprfcss ',0.. on Fla.
Arrive Hrunswlck via E. T. V. A u... 63,0; a m "CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH." And Building Material. Southern Ry. Circulars free.
Arrive Macon via E. T. V & G. R.R 7:30 a n. --- -
Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V.&G R. R 1130 a m The Original, and Only Genuine. o *;TP and Wn enx.ms.! J King op. Cannon 8t.
Arrive Chattanog via E.T.V.AG.R K ti:15p r.' 8fc and always BeUaMo. Beware of worthless" Imitation Blackberry Plants and Grape VinesBy
IndUpentable to LADIES. Aak jour Drnffrtst for (:'ImrlrMmi <. r.
.. ,
Arrive Cincinnati via:. S. R. R .. :>0 a m "ChlchMBtr'a Kncllfthand take BO other.or inclose 4e.
, Arrive Savannah ......... ......... ... ..... 6Maua<<1 ) u' for particulars ill letter by return malL Mall, postpaid, at lowest possible price"
Arrive Charleston ...... .. ...... ..... .12: 5 p m NAME PAPER. Chleh,, eaterChemhalC.,* and safe arrival guaranteed. The Grapevines -
Arrive Wilmington ....._................. M-W: p m 2818 MadUun Nqnare' ,l'hUada. CONSUr PTION.
1 Arrive Richmond .._.... ....................._H':45H m Bold by Drwm-tA everywhere. for Cblche-- are tented Northern varieties, grown on
Arrive Waohlngton..................... ...... 3:10pm Lees English" i'ennjrrojml I'lII TaltUiooLh.: 1 have a positive remedy.-r the above dlaea.e;by Its my own place from cuttings. orlfree price
use thousands of ca<<: of tl.e wort Llml and of
Arrive Baltimore ................................ 4 51 p m -- itandtocr hare been tad s 1 e.'il. 110 it rr>rtrl I"nJ faith Ion5 list and descrlptfon, address
Arrive Philadelphia. ..................... 7:17 p m FOR ALL. lsrr3I a week I In Its efficacy that I w ,I II r.> .1 TWO BOTTLES: FREE,
Arrive New York ,................ .............. 9:20 p m WORK and expenses paid. Valuable -t tnlt' they with a LCAPLn 1IIHATISK: on this. 41M.. W. C. 8TEFLE .
oufnt and particular* is any suc.rer. ;;.iw.f,: t'. o. s !dv. '. nwjtsetlaadt, ( KtJo! ius Co, Ha
cbnttntAhd to nefrf eafumni freti F.. n.. ytC..t\Y. .tgttetR it Jn[.*P 1 Q1i. T, ... ....>vkUfbt't. Z te."R4.,,.M y".








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

100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees,
Our three and four .
trees are very thrifty, JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,
year old stock,%to ll inch diameter,with FRONT PRESSED BRICK.............................. .. ........... .....910.00 per 1000
one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible GOOD FLORIDA.a.. ............... ..... .... ...................... 9.00 ..
to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
Catalogues. AddressE. Lime, Plaster,Lath, Cement,Hair, Fire Fire Brlrk, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL,

.B.FOSTER,Manager TYSEN, SMITH dc CO., 12 West Bay St. DEALERS IN
dec21 ly South Lake Weir Fla

HORACE DREW Hardware, Stoves and Tin-ware,

MASON S.HAMLIN 1 Sash, Doors and Blinds, Faints,

69 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida Oils and Varnishes, Pumps,
Lead and Iron Sugar
Books Stationery Newspapers Periodicals and
Mills Leather and
isS&sbjsptussML or Music Games Dolls Toys and Fancy Goods ,
_". Rubber Brit. and

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

The Improved Method of 8trtu1D1r.. >tDtrc: but... Amusements.
.., II b, of every description.
eecled tMotxo taw i rrridtoGal Oy Harcourt't Fla. Fruits and How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised! En.
MftDOe Ia p larged and fully Illustrated. Cloth...... ...... ..... .... ... ...............................$1 l5
'Do sot ntntenerallrptlvaWo u III1ICb .IaIDal'IacaI; Moore' Orange Culture Kev. Ed .... .................. ................. ....... ......... ....11.00I
a b,mall I Oemler's Truck Farming In the South ........ ........ .... .. .. ........................ .. 1.50 A "NEW DEAL"BT
'Whltner's Gardening in Florida ................................-.......... .................. 1-50
ORGAN &PIANO COies7 McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida....................... ......................... ........ 4.W)
I have all the Maps Hooks,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete iisis on applica

IU :&"'IL,"" l'IWa""j", tion. Lejr l Blanks of ever description. ------- Deere & Company

611.1'. "8.(11IIJ.E.Y. L t'r.& u 1t-uiED 147LS.


perfect My beautiful gems of Chromo art to hang Calendars on the for wall 1887 and are GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS Two Horses can do the work of Three

always handy to tell tht day of week,.month ANDFERTILIZERS
or year.
Too costly to give away.U'wlll' mall one to A SAYING OF ONE-THIRD
anybody sending me a nickel ,
postage, etc. You to need help one pay and advertising WILLIAM: :: .: .: : : A. :J3rE: =t.I3,
should send soon before all are gone. (Successor to J. E. Hart,) IN THE COST OF PLOW1KO.
__ __ __ref d.Grower. Madison Ark 20 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.I 24 inches r'=:th ;i" i 16 inches
handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on ngofnd
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In

TIlEc1 ROSS Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal BranWheat,

_______,n ,

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

Guuranteed Ann)Yth;J.

Foddw C ittofs Comprising ORANGE v'TliEE ;ml, VEGETABLE

These Cotten guaranteed to cut foster, ran ,
lighter variety and better work FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND: BONE I41 NWN,
doter More Boss Cutters In use WK
than than all other machines in the United MURIATE OF POTASH, J SULPHATE POTASH, The greatest plO1lmpronmenof the time,
States combined. Cutters especially for
; heavy,strong, simple,never get out 0'! NITRATE SODA, KAI lT, ETC. "NEW
order,and last a life-time. Dry Fodder Cutters, THE DEAL" WHEELED
12 rises,hand and power. Largest machines in the Prices on application. July 27 tf
world. The largest Cotter Factory in the --------- -------
United States,and the only one building cuttersexclusively WALKING PLOWS
anywhere. Send for our large Illustrated 2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND ,

W ROSS &CO '0.8 Geatre t! R;,2t "HEW DEAL" Is lighter in draft and maN
free t 0 aH irbo Dame tbi FOR SALE BY
OUr Book on EuUaIt rent paper.
--- easily handled than a hand plow, and cots a
. more uniform farrow.

9 UNLEACHED A THE "NEW DEAL" is lighter draft,lighter la
A S D FLORIDA noun mm COMPANY weight and do all lighter its work.in price than a sulky plow

HARDWOOD THE "NEW DEAL" Gang cute 24 inches with the
N Supplied In car-load lots. AdmitH SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 50 per
ted one of the most Complete cent. in labor. Does all the work of.a four-
A Fertilizers
In hone riding gang with one less:! horse and little
now use. Especially
Columbia Bradford Clay Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion Orange
D for Orange Groves. Quality uaranS more than half the cost.
teed. Correspondence Sumter Hernando Hillsborough, Brevard!, Baker, Polk & Manatee TIE "NEW PEAL" Flows are ALL STEEL,
A B. L. NOWELL & CO., insuring greatest strength with lightest weight.

)Jfiontrenl, Canada. Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming Vegetable and Grazing Lands in the State of Flor This is no untried and recklessly ,and.
these claims are not made to attract attention.
ida. Price $1.25 per acre and upwards according to location. \
This system !. the outgrowth of cartful
Chicago Poultry Letter For farther Information apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co..PalaiiH! ,*ti,. observation. and experiment reaching over a period
of Tears,with &rational view of the requirements
IS THE BEST L. N. WILKIE, W. P. COUP ER, of the times. .
They are superior to any plows ever offtrti
Poultry and Live Stock Journal Chief Clerk and Cashier,Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. and the most economical plows ever placed la the
Published.It -- market. Send for circular.

tells how to mate, raise and manage ORANGE GROVES State Agents for the above Plow.
Poultry for pleasure and profit #

PRICE 50 CENTS PER ANNUM.The VEGETABLE LANDS, HOUSES -"() LOTS.Loans Deere & Co's Steel Pony ?, 2 and3Horse

negotiated on First Mortgage Real Estate Bonds.J. Steel Plows, Riding,

Chicago Poultry Letter'and TheWeekly H. LIVINGSTON Walking and Plain Culti-
Western Fancier's Review both for 11.35. ,

_____ ______h_ __________ Ocala Fla. vators. "
Address -

1605IW.47tbjSt.,Chicago, Ill. COL.EY: d3 Cca. r
Planet Jr. Cultivators and Garden Tools

STEEL WOVEN WIRE FENCING Real Estate Brokers and Agents, Washburn &Moens

WIRE 800. PER ROD. 61 West Bay street, Jacksonville, "Is. BARBED WIRE FENCING.We .

Orange Groves, Truck Farms, and Lands of every description. City
the stock of
and Suburban Property for Sale. keep largest
1 01 respondence solicited. ACRICUI/TURAIj IMPLETfEKiTft.
in the Stat
m JOHN T. LESLEY, President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,sec. & Treaa
Catalogues aud Prices sent free. Correspondence

Twisted Wire Rope Selvage.All .
Are rellab and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have
width and Blien. Sold by us or any dealer in uif tine every
of good*.F"EICHTI'AID.lnrOrm&t10n! Write Jescrlptio. of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive B. HUBBARD & CO.

Tt ,. inLaWki l ? Jt. o e0A0es tLL o'' Pamphlet and newspaper, Jaekao. >s'tllq Fla.



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(FEBRUARY 21 1887. --



53 to 55 HOURS i1L4 NEW YORK, Ashely Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.

BETiVEE1Csavannah. Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
I tievr York BOSTONAND
and Philadelphia, Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees, bananas,etc
I And between IJoston Ashley Dissolved! Uones. A.hleyeitt Phosphate.Pure .
IL( Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of M.:da. Sulphate Ammonia, Kalnlt
65 to 70 HOURS. PHILADELPHIA. Muriate, Potash,Cotton Seed Meal, etc. .

-- For Almanacs and Hand Books,Agricultural Primers!',and good articles on Peas, Kalnlt
Floats,etc.,address .


('hR".ton R. C.
,' (Central or 9O Meridian Time.)

Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct. THE WILCOX & GIBBS GUANO CO.
Cabin, t.l'' : Steerage,>!<12.50; Excursion (return trip),$43.51): ) ,
I'll t Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: ,

TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Fisher.... ......,.................Wednesday, February J8-12.-30 p.m The Oldest Importers and Manufacturers of Guano in America.
C' ATTAHOOPHKK, capt. 11. C. Daggett.Friday, February 182:30; p.m Established! 1S59.
CITY OF AUGUSTA,Capt.J. W. Cai harine.........u.. Monday, February 215:00 p.m
CITY SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith.................Wednesday, February=2- 6:30a. m
WACOOCHEK, Capt. Kempton................................Friday, February 257:30' : a. m For all kinds of Truck. ,
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher..M on<-ay. February 28- 900 a. m Truck Farmer' Special Guano. (GREEN BR.' D.) .''-*:'
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C. Daggett.Wednesday} March 2-1 :fin a. m These Fertilizers delivered
to Steamer or Railroad, at SAVANNAH:
Cal Y OP AUGUSTA, Capt. J.W. Catharine..Kridav', March 4- 1:00 p.m or CHARLESTON
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith.. .......................Monday, March 74:00: p.m free oi drayage,per bag of aw Ibs.$3 75; per Too $57 91.") 4*
NAt OOCHEE,..Capt. Kempton...Wednesday, March 9-5:30p.m For young Orange and other Fruit Treas. Vines, etc.
.tALLAHA E, Oapt Friday, Match 117:00 a. m Orange Growers Special t.uaiio. (RLUR BRAND.)
CHATTAHOOCHEE: Capt. H. C. Dagg Monday, March 14- 9:30a..m Per Bag ol aw Iba.sa 75; per Ton moo
FROM'SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. For Bearing.OrangeJTrees.

CITY OF MACON, Capt. Feb. 17,at 2:00 p.m Orange Growers'Own. (ORANGE BRAND)
UATE CITY, Capt. Hedge. Feb 21,at 7:00 p. m Per Bag of 2uo)fts.$. 00; per Ton$40 00
uu Y OK MACON, Capu Mar. 3,at 12:00 n'n Doubly Ammoniated Truck Farmers'
UA rE CITY Capt Mar. 10 at 6.00 Special
Per Bag of 20)fos.$i 00; per Ton $50 00.
FOR PHILADELPHIA.These Pure Aiiimwl Bone Meal ant Potash.
[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.) Per Bag of 200 fts.;!3 75; per Ton$37 50

ftTNIATA, Capt. .. .....Saturday, February 193:30 p. m Pure Animal Bone Meal.
DESSOUG. Capt. N. F. Howes..Saturday, February V6- &OU a. m Per Bag of 200 fibs.$* 75; per Ton$37 50
I itJNIATA Capt. Asklns, .... March 5- 20fp. m For Cotton Tobacco, Corn,Wheat,etc.
t Di fcrtOUG, Capt. N F.Howes. March 12- 7.30a.m Wilcox, Gibbs &; Co' Jlaiiipiilnted Guano. (BLACK BRAHD.! )
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Per Bag of 200 fts.$2 75; per Ton$27 50
Excellent Georgia Standard Guano.
'Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) Per Bag ot 200 fts.$2 55; per Ton$25 50
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
of the
Any above Packed<< in Barrels if Desired.Our .
Trough Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwest ?
Savannah.. For further particulars apply to prices are based; ou prompt and certain Cash. They will not admit of any losses by
HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL, Agent, pooror slow pay. Therefore}to Insure prompt shipments,orders should be accompaniedwith
Pier No.85.; North River,New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah,Ga. the money. (Approved acceptance with interest at 8 per cent. added to our Cash
RICHARuSON &: BARNARD, Agent", Savannah Pier, B hton. Prices for the time taken, will be regarded as equivalent to cash.) Give lull shipping directions -
W L.JAMES, Agent, IS S.Third Street,Philadelphia. ,and you may rely upon the goods being shipped the dy tbe order is received.
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway,N.Y. N. B.-Samples of any of our Goods will be mailed on application.
For Iniormation and Tickets apply to connecting lines.H. .
R. CHRISTIAN Soliciting Agent. Works at Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S. c.



Nos.Iforth Market and 5 Clinton 8ts., Boston, 1'..... CHARLESTON, S. C.187O. .
REFERENCES.G.Hiler, Cashier Fanuell Hall National" Bank, boston; Richardson A ,
Barn.rdL Agents Boston and Savannah S.B.-Co.,Savannah Ga.:..H. C.D nton,Gainesville,
Fla. J.Dozier Ocala, Fla.; A.C.Turner,Clear tt ater Harbor, I'.a.; A.H. Manvllle,Jack.aonvtlle. .
\ .Fla. Established .

Q- 'U. .A. VC> :R..ZTE. '

1 Orange Xroe. i 'and, ,' All 'uipdi of Vefetit>le .

Natural food for plant-life* Especially Adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtain. HighGrade Fertilizers.Soluble
a strictly good fertilizer will find it to his interest to try this. It is not a cone ntrated .
chemical fertilizer;but a wen manulsotuaed'Otgaaio. Compost.' The effect is permanent.

Price ( In Sacks ) $le.oe per Ton Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element,

Send-for Circulars.. I have. nolagents.: Address GEO. HUTCHIN80N German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats,

Crescent Ci ty,,Fla High Grade Rice Fertilizer, Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.

Fresh Garden: and Field Seeds, All Order Promptly Fllle i.

Full line for Spring planting, consisting part of Water Melon Seed, Musk Melon,
quash, Tomato, Bash Beans, Valentine, Mohawk, Early Six Weeks and Refugee,and R. M. MEANS, Treasurer
Garden Peas.

BOO Barrels Seed> Potatoes; GOO Braidentown Real Estate Agency.EDGAR
Early Rose Burbank Seedling, Beauty of Heabron and Chili Rtd. Also Greenhouse and .

Nursery Stock. Catalogue free on application. S. L. T1BBIT1S, M. GRAHAM,
25 East Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla. Seedsman and Florist.
Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,

t ASK FOR AND TAKE ONLY Braidentown, 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. Ana
: I Powder practicing Attorney,and a<* County Judge for a number of years, I have had occasion to
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
1tiCa,. of this semMroplcalsection.gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
I Emblem purity. If. lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. Infor-
mation furnished. Correspondence solicited.
NOTK.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
thirty-five miles south of Tampa. Has daily service by the elegant steamer Margaret. AdJacent
Absolute Purity and Strength Guar- are the lovely Terra Cela, Sarasota and Palma Sola hays teeming with all kinds offish
anteed. \ ,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building situ in
the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands,where tropical fruits and
choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.
i )

Well Curbing and Chimney Flues

PREPARED ONLY BYEEABDSLEE o, l / ,;, Cheaper and Better than Brick.


FAIBLIE, / ,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. i'i'F '

Florida Chemical Works, FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY, ''

Office 52H West Bay Street Jacksonville,
7 Jacksonville, Florida TRAlJe. J4AKK.
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Offer Residence and Business Lots at St. James City (Big Pine Island),Charlotte Harbor; New
also going suburban vesselc. land for Tropical Fruit and Winter Gardens. The mod outhern port for sea- York, Charleston Florida


.l The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON:& NEW YORK

From JACKSONVILLE......... ....................................Every FRIDAY.
From FERNANDINA.......*..........0.. ....Every SUNDAY and WEDNESDAY.In .

From Jacksonville.

CHEROKEE (New)....................................0...............Frlday,Feb. 4,at 12:00 n'u a
SEMINOLE (New).......................-..................... ...... Friday, Feb.ii,at 6:30am
f CHBROKEE'New)....... ..,;........................................Friday, 'eb.IS,at 12:00: n'n
p'I SEMINOLE (New-................... ...............................FridayFeb.25at 6:00: am

From Fernandina.

Every Sunday and Wednesday evening on the arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation ,
Company's trains. t'DELAWARE..Sunday

r" a __ 11 Feb 6 CITY OF COLUMBIA ...'VednesdayFeb. 2
YEM A8SEE....................Sunday,Feb.13 CITY OF ATLANTA.. __Wednesday, Feb. 9
DELAWARE ...............Sunday,Feb.20> CITY Of COLUMBIA. ..Wednesday,Feb.16
YEMA8SEE.-..................Sunday,Feb.27 CITY OF ATLANTA.....Wednesday,Feb.23
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Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E.R.,New York, every TUESDAY THURS
DAY and SATURDAY,at 3 p. m.

The Freight and Passenger Accommodations<< by this Line are unsurpassed. Every atten-
h SAN CARLOS," (Now Open) St. Jamey CUT.CHESTER. tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct shipments from New York vlt
CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East River.
BALL, Manager} For further Information apply
Reference R. Campbell, St.James Hotel,Jacksonville.
Delightful surroundings,driving, yachting, fish,oysters,fresh vegetables. Soil adapted t Fernandina, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla.
Oranges, Pine-Apples. Cocoanuts,etc. Tourists, invalids and sportsmen say it Is the mos 86 Bay St.,cor. Hogan.
ti'tate. '.
attractive spot in the -:: <5.
Reached from Punta Gorda by steamer Alice Howard,leaving for St.James City Tuesday, THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen.Agents
Thursday and Saturday a. m. Address sjfi: 35 Broadway,N. Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,35 Broadway, N.Y.
C. A. BOARDMAN, Gen.Manager, -
J. M. KREAMER, Pres.,Jacksonville.. St.James City,Charlotte Harbor.*.. '

Poraesrran- Valrico Nurseries Guavas,
at.'I,Firs, Bananas.
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pine-Appies,? H. L. WHEATLEY, Proprietor.
U rapes, Avocado P'rs, .
Pears, Anona,
Pecans, Catalogue Free. Acacia, ALTAMONTE, ORANGE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Oriental I erium,
Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, Ca'adlum,

LIME, Etc., Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla. PALMS Polncl-na, Etc.., ) Orange & Lemon ears lums,
-TREES- caches,
ROCKWELL & KINNE, ersimmons

Successors to Nichols, Rockwell<&Co., Wholesale and Detail
Figs of Commerce, New Pomegranates, Mulberries, Nut Trees, Etc.
Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels, Paints,

Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc. I II New Catalogue now ready. Address as above.
I -
Parties in town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any
goods they may need In our line. Prices lower than ever. I FLORIDA '
38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla.


Has for sale choice Lot*. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Col
lects Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,'etc. s
President. L. D. IIOSJIEIl. Treannrer.
Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation. I -
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Mails. I
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the ,nstallment Plan If desired. Address SUNSET HILL NU.RSERIES.I
JAS. M.KREAMER,President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or W. If. Git ANT. ., !
ft -S ''n.Palo e Florida. : Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list includes
the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,

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

stock is one of the largest In the. State. Thornlevs and Early Fruiting varieties a
general line of fruit trees adapted to Florida,including the largest stock of Peach specialty.
Trees to be found In the State, Peen-To and Honey Peaches a specialty, It..AV. PIERCE,
also several other choice varieties of peaches. My stock of Kelsey: Jap 11 Plum Trees Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.
consists of 5,000 or upward,all home grown,and buds taken from bearing trees ou my place.
Picholine Olive Trees to 6 ft. high Trees to 4 old .
15OO ((2 ), 50OOO Orange ((3 yrs. ) '
A full supply of LeConte,KeUfer and'other Apricots,Nectarines,Japan Medlars.Mulberries,English Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds,Japan
Chestnuts, Grapes,Raspberries,Blackberries,etc. ,
An examlation of stock solicited. Catalogues free on application to OAKLAND, OKANGE CO.. FLA.

G. L. TABER, Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and

Glen St. Mary,Fla. Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.
Catalogue and Price List tree,on application to the Manager. AddressA.

MANVILLE NURSERY' Co. Oakland. E. CIIA3IPLIN.,Orange Co.,Fla.

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

Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. Fruitland Nurseries, Augusta Ga. ,
Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free. The stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, tpecially adapted to Florida is doubtless the '
most varied in the United States. A special catalogue(No.4)) is published for this branch
F. 8. CONE
Manager, of our establishment. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits such as Peen-To, 1
!. Honey and other Chinese Peaches,Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmons,Eryobothryas Grape R
Vines, etc., large stock of Kelsey and new Japan Plums, Japan '
Chestnut weShrubs, and other new fruits. Also all the new Roses of merit Palms,
The Lakeland Nursery Company. Acacias,broad leaved and coniferous Evergreen Trees. Flowering shrubs,etc. Cataloguessent
free to all applicants. No.1. Hardy fruit trees Roses, Evergreens. 1"0.2. Greenhouse
ORANGE LEMON AND LIME TREES plants. No.3. Wholesale,for nurserymen and dealers only. No.4. Fruits and Ornamental \
I trees suited to Florida. P.J. Berkmans Proprietor.
Peen-To and Honey Peaches, Keiffer and LeOonte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan ,
Persimmons, Loquats, Figs, urapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba
nanas. FLe-v. Lyman. :Ihe1ps:
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty.E. ,
List free on application. E. H. TISON, :Manager
Lakeland Polk Co.,ha.


Oranges Tree and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crop,
l'.000,000.( ( )Apple, Peach,Plum, Pear,Quince Fig and Mulberry Trees. Also a large stock of SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOB,'EACH CROP.
Peach KeedUngs,suitable (for erafting and budding stocks, Grape Vines, Raspberry, Strawberry -
Plants,etc.,for sale at Willow Lake Nursery. No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these.Goods

Descriptive catalogue and price list mailed free on application Address
The highest grade goods are the best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many
SAMUEL H. RUMPH, years'teats find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given,bat it Is
Marshallvllle,Ga. needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard. *

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