The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00062
 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 28, 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: UF00055757:00062
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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A hW.. Manvllle W. DaCosta., 'j) Proprietors. Jacksonville Fla., Monday, February 28, 1887. 4 ERtabilehed 1869.
I Mew Scrie*: Vol. 7, No. fl.K. .


HARLAN. HOTEL, Stoves, I Crockery, ,

I I China G. A. DREKA &: CO., Proprietors.
Enlarged and improved. Capacity doubled Tin-ware, C. S L'ENGLE CAPT. J. MINOT
in 1886. Elegant new furniture Electric Bells!, Chandeliers,
etc. Tennis, Croquet, Bil.lards, Boating,etc. Granite Iron-ware, t DELAND, FLA.
Table with the best Lamps,
- supplied of everything.Fresh Accommodations for 135 Guests. Situated
: vegatables from hotel garden everyday Oil Stoves, AND :Burners, Chimneys, In the very center of the city,conveniently located -
In the year. Milk In abundance from the Silver-ware. to Postodice Telegraph office,Churches,
, Irondequoit Dairy. I Gas Fixtures, etc. Surrounded by beautiful grassy grounds

r LAKE HELEN, VOLUSIA CO., FLA. House Furnishings, COMPANY, Freezers, outdoor arranged amusements.A for Lawn Tennis. Croquet and other

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

'LAKE HELEN. Gate City Filters, season.
Fire Dogs, Kales, 12. O per Day and Upward,.
The Blue Spring, Orange City and Atlantic JACKSONVILLE. FLA. Dinner, Tea and Special Rates by Week or Month.
Railroad Is now completed to Lake Helen, Baskets and Wooden-ware! I Toilet Sets.
Hotel Furniture
and dally train service has been put on con- and Fittings New. Hot
necting wlt.i all trains over the J.,T. &:K.. W. and Cold Water Bath and Closet on each floor
Ry,and also St.Johns River!steamers. ,Tour- Particular Attention Paid to Mail Orders.W. Electric Bells. All protection possible against
ists 'should not fall, to take a trip over this Fire. Write for particulars. .

route, passing. as it does, .directly! across the .T. FORBES. W. P. GIFFORD. C. G. PEARCE. J. B. CHRISTIE,Attorney. ,
famous 'Orange Ridge" of Volusia,County,
at Its broadest and most attractive point, Real Estate and Loans
through extensive Orange Groves, past beau- W. T. FORBES & CO. .
tiful lakes,elegant winter homes,over a well I **
ballasted road-bed, broad gauge, heavy steel'
rails, elegant Pulman Cars, courteous em- -
ployees, and all that combines to make a Flortda HnRl Estate Exchange ni Law omcos.
:, pleasure trip attractive.
This route,starting at Blue Spring Landingon G. B.: GRIFFIN &,SON
the St.Johns River,close by.the celebiated
mammoth sulphur spring of this name upon
whose bosom the largest steamers could fl wt, 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 i Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid .
J.,T.t K. W. Ry, at Blue Spring Junction, I ,
one mile from the river. Orange City, the' Titles examined. Conveyancing-, Surveying, etc. Legitimate Investments.
next station, is a growing, busy town, surrounded -
by extensive orange groves. From Send for our Real Estate Bulletin."

thence to Lake Helen,the present terminus,
we pas through a nark like pine forest,interspersed W. T. FORBES & Co. Representations Guaranteed.
with clear lakes, fineioranpe groves
and winter homes, and connect with the De- Abell Block, 32! West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Fla.
Land Extension of the same system just be-
fore reaching Lake Helen,the Villa City"
of South Florida. This is,without exception, Ellis d3 Ellis Information cheerfully furnished.
the prettiest town on the peninsula, and no ,
pains have been spared or mistakes made, In REAL ESTATE BROKERS, 60 West nay Street,

I making commodious the most hotel of Its the natural.Harlan attractions.Its ". Best selections In City and Suburban Lots Orange Groves and Truck KSONVILLE.Farms. Pine Lands,
House Railroad and Government Xands, lovely Via-lies on the St.Johns River,etc.
t with Its annexes, and the many attractive All business pertaining' :to Real Estate promptly attended to and satisfaction; guaranteed.The 75 West BayStreet,Jacksonville
t and elegant mansions and unique cottages, OFFICES+ : {{ Windsor, Alachua County,
surrounded by beautiful gardens and lawns, Inverness, Hernando County.R. .
and clustering around the blue waters of Lake J.ark.'s Cove' G-u.an.c: >.
Helen. The balmy breezes which blow from
Ocean and Gulf,and which at Its are not intercepted = p.O >> .N.ELLIS,C. E. A. E.MCULURE,
ameliorating the winter's cold and G1.. : ;;. _< g Arcnltect.
tempering the summer's heat making it the 0- .. p
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healthiest and most comfortable spot on the a $a. -.n 7s o ELLIS & MCOLURE,
continent either for a permanent residence I: a-a ,:m a
f or tor a sojourn In either winter or summer. o B: Architects and Civil Engineers,

Don't miss It .. := 333 g Plans,Speciflca''Ions and Estimates for buildIngs .
A trip through' South Florida without a = < m ..- 1 Iw,7: g of all kinds,Sanitary work etc.
glance at this lovely country cannot but be = or .IJJ.. .. ..-;- : 0 I""J" Rooms and 8 Palmetto Block,. Bay St..
unsatisfactory. 0 = : : C.I G1 : :r': > 9 P.O. Box 785. Jacksonville, Fa.sEViLLE. .
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Ii Sanford,83 miles south ol Jacksonville. It Is
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. r1 : : : : t" d t- Louise,and surrounded by a fertile and settled .
= ; .: .: :. ts.. country. It has a compllete system of
. < w 2iffl& 4. at water-works and sewers In operation.
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= 00 public and private bathrooms,
8 z.c- SD
,? ;" billiard room etcis, managed by Mr.H.
-- Sao ew Channel late steward of the.larendon Club,
T. ROCKWOOD. CUTLER, oA! m .C. Manchester England, under the general direction -

.2... p .. .... of the Se'l1l1eOmpan7..
ARCHITECT, :; -g Lots and acre property fur ale on reasona-
Office 82K West Bay Street.Abell Block, a o = ble terms. Settlers and and Investors are re-
Jacksonville Ia. <<*4 r quested to visit the town. Address

General, Southern Agent of Co-operative Wightman & Christopher, State Agents, SEVILLE COM PANY,Seville,Fla.
Plan A8,ociatioo & Shoppel'S Mod- Mason Young. President. 35 Wall St New
Building ern Houses. Circulars and information free. Special terms on appli 'atlon. Jacksonvllle,3'la. York. R.B.Mason,Sec.&Treas.,Seville,Fla


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194 i''. -- THE, .
; [FEBRUARY 28 1887.


I Produce Commission Merchants,
CONTROLLING Fruits, Vegetables; Hides Wool JL to.,

99 B*y Street, SAVANNAH, GA.
41C.r-- 3,000,000 Acres REFERENCES Soulber-i Bank State of Georgia I Quick Sales and Prompt Returns at Higher
Hnd the Comm-r'*ial. Age- cl*> I Market Prices.

of the Richest Lands in; the State. ATOTDREW: : : :: IHANLEY: ,

Li Representing- all the PAINT AND OIL STORE .

Disston Companies, Railroad Steamboat and Mill Supplies Pure White Lead, Zinc and Colors, Glass, Putty,
Varnishes Brushes, Plain ana Decorative Wall Paper,Doors,Sashes,Blinds,etc.
Mixed Paints all Shades and Colors-write lor estimate.
L BlI.j z. Kissimmee Land WeightN.' .
Company, Cor. Whltaker. President and York Streets, - SAVANNAH, GA.

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s M South Florida R. R Co's Lands. ,


Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks, first-class Pine Land for
Orange uroves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes. PHILADELPHIA. .

Inaur orators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without Ice).
Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week.

.' Orange : Groves, 10 Years .Established.G. .

!3S :E>> A Ii MER: :: : ,

And Improved Truck Farms. COn1n1:1.ssiOn.: : : :Merchant

166 Re:'de street, | FOR THE SALE | NEW YORK.
Fruits and Produce, Also Hided, Furs, Honey, Etc. Florida Oranges *

TOWN LOTS IN KISSIMMEE, WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. References Banking houses and principal specialty.shipp-rs throughout the State. H nd for Stencils -
and Market quorxti: us. Trl-weekly quotations oy telegraph to Tlmes-Uuian: during
shipping feason.FRUIT .

Send for Price and Description List.WILLIAM.

The Orange and Len1on.:
Re'er to this paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. in variety,other Citrus Frluts, LeConte and Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Perplm--
mops, Figs,Guavas,Urape*,etc.


LKESRURO, Su-iter County, Florida. ,
Coirrespo'idents. : Ambl r"Marvin&Stockton,Jacksonville, Fla.; Bank of Manhattan. Co., Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.
New York Clt>; Melville, Evans Co.,75 Lombard Street,London England.
A general Banki ig business conducted. Accounts opened for depositors and collection
made. Money placed on mortgage for investors. HOTEL SANITARIA
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT.-Corrwpnndenift:Stapylton&Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia
P.O.,Sumter Co., Fla.,and R Dolahay ut Westminster; London, England. BELLEVIEW, MARION CO.,FLA.
% Investors and Settlers xre invited to communicate personally or by correspondence.DON'T DR. II. KNIGHT, Proprietor.

Bellevlew 1- in the highlands Marion: county,on the F.R.A N. Railroad,10 miles south
otleala. Its elevation and distance from rivers and swamps ensurts a dry atmosphere and
DOl IT. freedom from fogs., Table nrst- las*. Northern ccoks. All the Florida fruits and vegetables
in their R-ason. This place Is especially commended to those of the Invalid class,and others
who desire all the miorts of a Northern home. Skillful medical attention when needed.
Term on application.



Garden, Field' or Grass Seed, Seed Oats, Rye and Barley, Seed Specialties:No.SOUTHERN 313 North Water FHUITS Street,Philadelphia.AND VEGETABLES.

Potatoes, Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Refer to H.F. Dutton &Co. Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann& Bro., Mumterville, FlaJ.
.T. Woflbrd, Fort Mason, la.: F.C. Austin Orange City I la.: A.C.osteen,Osteen.Fla.;
First National Bank, Omden,N.J.; W.P. Llyde, A;Co., t hlladelphia\ ; Ocean Steamship Co.,
.Or anything to plant before getting prices from Phi la. Office.) Hon. A.Canale,Charleston,S.C.; A. H.Champion, Savannah Ga.

L. W. sSiiirnt: : .a.N t CO.,

SO. SEED CO., Macon Ga.,
General Commission MerchantsAND
J. R. ELLlS, Pre8.& Man ger. Seed Growers and Df alers.

HAMMOND'S GRAPE DUST Kills IHildew. 12 Clinton Street. Boston.

Sold by REFERENCES: A.H.Manville Jacksonville; L. L.Newsome,Crescent City; B. F.Whit-
For Pamphlet address. ner, Fort held ; Hev.Lyman Phelps Sanford; C. W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National
Seedsmen.ROYAL Itoston. *
Flshklll-on-Hodson. N. Y. Bank


Our new Catalogue of Rare* Kxotlc: Plants, and general Nursery Stock,is now ready. MERIDEN CONK

Price, 15 cents, Postpaid. ,
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(Mailed tree to'all customers.)

Manatee, Florida. : 4


Parker Bros. Makers

'Great! Reduction in PricesUNTIL ,

New York Salesroom, 97 Chambers 'St.

OCTOBER, 1.1IiiJ"t The PARKER leads them all in hard hitting qualities. At the Second Annual Tournament -
of the Chamberlain Cartridge Company held at Cleveland,Ohio,Sept. 14. 1888. out ol
Eighty-seven entrees from representative shots representing Fourteen btates the FARKKK
hen we will remove to Nos.44 and 46 West Bay street Call at once and obtain our re- Gun won first and third money of the first class of 90 scores, \viuiif Jfii-i f i.i M the 'Mt
aced prices before***** purse offered,adding another victory to 1885 which was the Second International Clay Fig
F. E. BOQUE & 00. eon Tournament for the Championship of the World, held at New Orleans, La. Febru ary
11th to 16th. Meriden
PARKFR BROS., Maker, ,Conu.
r No*.26 and 28 Ocean:street,City. For reference.to merits,address the Editor this paper.

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W. H. PILLOW President. Cashier.!

KISSIMMEE CITY BANK, Real Estate Agency.

Healthy Lands! Low Prices[!

Forwarding, & Oommission House. CAPITAL $:30,000. KIssimmee offers the best chances for set-
lers in FloridaIt Is the coming district,as
nil who know the Sate testify. There Is Big
Transacts a general Ranking. : business. I M ney for investors in Town Lots.
Oranges Direct from the Groves for Sale by Single I
iiijjli:: Pine and Hammock LandAt
Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit I
or cashed. reasonable! prices.

Aiso good land for Truck Farming. A few
Has correspondents in all the chief townsof
-tb.er Produce .A.1so. Florida, also Seaboard Nati rial Bank a stead Bearing Groves on tracts of from
Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.
Messrs. C. M. Whitney &Co., New York.
In Great Britain: The Hank of Irelan :, These Groves are easily enlarged, and afford
All necessary facilities for handling Orange, and good start. solicited.
Strawberry Vegetable Crops. Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of Briti-i, Correspondence
North America and Melville. Evans & C..
Packages suitable tor shipping the above products both made up and in the flat always on LondonSiBLEY'S "'Jl.; IHs W I.LL.

hand and for sale; also other Growers' supplies,such as Hoops, Wrapping Paper, etc. ---------- -- ---- -- ----- Kissimmee,Orange Co., Fla.
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Location the best..vlz:


Circulars and Stencils on application.
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abL1 I e r SEEDS Manager,

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njJdPJ/ru y&umiwiKdP, 3&Wt' 4aU'tffuf: Send forreT Illustrated CatalogueVegetable

Flower Field, The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon
Plants, Bulb, Implements. and other Citrus Fruits.
rn by mail on application. Uou't
lOQwKvis (Qtamav '( I" \E E neglect writing for i'. Choice varieties of the Fig, of went intro
yiWV ; tY< duction.
% / i. ) HIRAM SIBLEY & CO.,

The Cattley Guava both the Red and Yel-
Rochester, N. Y. Chicago III. low.
ells 41 (7 1 VOYI G'; tff'J < --- --- --- --- -- -
-w The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto
\ N. D<}B11JN & BRV.Gun the soil and climate of Florida.

eQ k'j,7 The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry
0 Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes,Pecans, etc.Ca1alogne .

a free on application.

REFEREXCKS:Crosby&Gowen.San Mateo;
lIon. .-. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb,

Pnl tka.- .

aow.Kw : :INew :J1ants.
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Recommended fur Plu('. la.

jrmt iJMC( ) JVtrrnV'rr0mq.J .

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

kw: \ JGt \.q-,7} ; I3 St.) AVI\WJlA"1 1c7U ?A. 44 W. Fcrsyth St., Op. St. Johns Ilokl. Olives I'ru'perturiens Pomegranates; Japan, Rose Plums<;,and, Adriatic many other 1-Igs,

..'JACKSONVILLE; - FLoKIDAGunsmithing novel-ies.! Every thins health? and free from
: dune in all its branches. scale. Kverything reliable. Send l for cata-

{ logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture li
('cnts.Iany plants can be sent by mail.
-.- rates on Stencil Cutting by mail.


; 6fOOOfOOO PEOPLEUSE W'STAV EIHEFrel'lno.. California.

"'*.* \ : hand andfor: sale a l barge stock of fine
FERRY'S SEEDS LeConteNursery.
'Budded and Sweet Trees.Stocks
Seedling Orange .
five and buds one, two and three years.. old. All the leidinv named vari :tiN*; well mom!" are admitted to be the # .
and rooted. and Nectarine Tr-es Roses LARGEST SEEDSMEN -O-
grown well Budded Peach etc.end for om u LEcoMTE
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere 1.i a \\\ in the world. 9itEFFER
L. IV. .MY & CO. Citra. llarion rtJ y
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E. Id. I/ENGLC. W. A. 11I:1.1.: t I i" SEED ANNUAL
I J' The laigestgrouft o/ 11) ear 1' fns from CUI-
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. "'qt For (1887 tin
I will be mailed s. buy free nootherand n'.WTnoul'osmittvllleGa.avoid Might Catalogues

FREE to all
Sztfi1I Ieposit t'4nfe.: -, a applicants and
Open Daily (Sundays and 'Legal! Holiday* excepted). Banking hours! a. m. to :S p. m. I! to last season's i
Safe Deposit' hours )a. 11''. to :3 p. m. I ,,, customers ibtay's Tested
i j without ordering -
Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $tO, S15 and S20 per Year. I /24r11/ \ it. S.i Catalogue free on application.Semi .dS
,j In vulnable toall.Ererypery for it
\ N. n.\I'' JC. Cushier. IMIMIV:: A. I.'I::\il.l:. ,,.au at::('r. j ton using Garden N N. .t' l'UICAGU.
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'eo;:"" *. 0.M. FERRY &CO.
tit ALTAMONTE STATION: ORANGE CO., FLA. wa -: -' Detroit Mich.

* FKANK A. CO F K,AX, Proprietor. f The Proprietors of the
Whereas three weeks" notice has!' been
((01 the Twin Mountain IJousVhlte Mountains, N. H.) given: of this meeting amend the articlesof Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould
n -- -- association of the Jacksonville! Suburban
Heal Estate and Ilallnnd Company as re-
I--'SAN-MATEO N U RSER IES. quired by law, as appears by the aflidavlt announce that they are now fully org -
and copy of the same hereto t-ttache \ and +nized and prepared for business, with a
A fulUllne: of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter planting. made a part hereof; be it large and extensive stoCk In all departments
Resolved, That the article be amended as and with H' Managing Partner of 23 year
Best Varieties of. Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all sizes. follows: In lieu of the sentence 'the amount practical experience as Florist, Nurserymanand
Send Jar Catalogue. Capital Htf.ck authorized shall be twenty- Landscape Gardner, and a full stall of
live thousand dollars to be paid' in as called practical assistants all departments.
lUAXU'EI, ANDERSON; & co., for,' the language shall be, The amount of
San Mateo, Fla. Capital Stock authorized is! Fifty Thousand The:Manager, who Is a practical Landscape
Gardener of 25
years experience will be
Dollars be issued
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pleaded to consult with any lady or gentleman -
regard to the Improvement and em-
\ R. HUNTER President.
.JOY, President. NAT. BOY: TZ Vice-President. J. II. VIVION, Cashier. bellishment of their grounds, and will fur-
Late resident Bank Late Cashier clank of Orlando. Formerly Cashier Com'l Bank of Secretrary. nish plans.nd specifications if desired. .
of Orlando. Lebanon, Ky. Late of Potter,
Vivion & Co., Bankers, I Pai-n-Iess Pregnancy and Parturition Pos- Send your name and address on a postal
Bowling Green, Ky. sible. card for new llustrated Catalogues of b''t..
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ORLANDO Orange Co. Fla. I departments. Address
Tokology: by Alice B. Htockham, M. D.,
Capital Stock Paid In, S50OOO.OO I Authorlicd Capital, i2; O.OOO.00 is a noble book for a noble purpose. Sample J"tXSACOr4tGUEXIIOU ES AND

Tenders its best!' services to the public in all legitimate Banking business. Collections in pages free. Cloth.$!.((0); Mor. $2.75. NURSERIES,
this region of country made and remitted for promptly on the day of payment. SANITARY PUBLISHING CO.,Chicago. PenltQ.O tlla, Fla ,









OF PASSAOE, ,,,. ,'#'
JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK: Lowe Hates of Freight Always Given.

ALWAYS THE LOWEST.I I r f .w. =' r
DlrectconnecttonatFrnandlnaWlthF.K.&N.R7.The .
magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from t
KERNANDINA, FL \., for NEW YORK alter arrival of trains
from Jacksonville, Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shlpoera Vege-
South Florida.CARONDELET. tables and Oranges the Quickest' and Only Direct Line to New

Capt.John Risk..Thursday, Feb. 3 York
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder ....Thursday,Feb. 10 49-Through Tickets and State-rooms secured in advance atall
CARONDELET, Cat't.John Risk..Thursday,Feb. 17 points In Florida.
CITY OK SAN ANTONIO, C4pU Wilder. ...Thursday, Feb.24 << Trains leave F. R.&N. Go's Main Depot foot of Hogan
CARONDELET Capt.John Risk..Thursday, Mar. 3 street at 9.00am) and 5.00pm, on sailing days, connectingCITY
OF BAN ANTONIO, Capt. Wilder...Thursday, Mar. 10 with Steamships at Fernandina.
CARONDELET.[ Capt.John l Risk..... ......Thursday, Mar. 17 4 -For Tickets and State-rooms and further information
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO Capt. Wilder. ....Thursday, Mar.24 apply to

R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandina,Fla. A. H. CRJPPEN, Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.
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The :Florida :ispa1ob.: ; Line: : :

With the Magnificent Connections.

The Great Fast Express Freight. System of the South.

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The attention shippers Is directed to the Plant 8. 8. Line between Havann, Key West and Tampa,and People's Line of Steamers >Hanford..Palatka and Jacksonville S"uth
Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F. t:W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and i-avannah, Savannah and Charleston" and Ocean Steamship
Line between Savannah, Philadelphia!Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwert. Receiver -
*and shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah.Double daily fas! freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Je"uand Sa-
varnah, to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla-
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast-Line to all Eastern, Interior han and Live Oak.
and Coast poll t,,Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Trl-wE'cklV'sprvice' by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
Providence. New York (New Pier 35, North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays. -
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah .
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamer leave Boston every Thursday ,
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants 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 Pouth.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,sailing from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah Thursday.
Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
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reference to the table scored, with the : Halifax. His exhibit, though not seed and pulp out of our native sorts,
Citrus _ruits. exception of the Washington Navel, I large was tastefully arranged, and or grow foreign sorts with lighter flavor
he I highest of any (orange) ex- I ranked in general quality of fruit next
amined by the committee, reaching to the Indian river exhibit, and attracted A number of the Navels entered
THE SOUTH FLORIDA EXHIBI 92* out of one hundred points; it was much attention. Mr. Anderson under the name Washington or
. TION._ declared by the committee, several of took the premium for the best Bahia Navel contained some seed and
whom were experts in orange testing twenty varieties, $100; also for the considerable pulp and were pronounced
Interesting Relative Comparison of and nomenclature, to be the finest orange best fifteen varieties, $50. : incorrectly named by the Committee,
the Varieties of Oranges and other they had ever tasted being out- Polk and Hillsborough counties I being in all probability the old, or
Citrus Fruits Exhibited. ranked by the Navel only because it each had small citrus exhibits, just Parsons' Navel. The Double Imperial
The display of Citrus Fruits was the had seed and pulp while the latter enough to show what they might have I Navel was of superior excellence-
0 leading feature of the fair, and taken had neither; in flavor and sweetness itI I done if they had tried. much better than the Parsons' Navel.
altogether, ve question whether a outranked the Navel. Magruder's i Manatee had no fruit on exhibition, We should be glad to have some of
well. but he had Reasoner and observeron contributors favor with the his-
larger or more complete display has Madame Sweet also scored a our us
ever been made in the State. The Orange County came next in the the ground throughout the fair, tory of this fruit.
writer was not so fortunate as to seethe quantity af fruit displayed but ex- making notes with a view, it is said, of The Nutmeg, an Enterprise sport,
.exhibit at New Orleans, but com- ceeded all others in the number of varieties "taking the cake" next year. was remarkable for its distinctive feat-
petent judges who saw both, aver that correctness of nomenclature, Putnam wasn't there at all, and ures but otherwise worthless.
Orlando had much the best show. and in classificati( n and tasteful arrangement presumably has not yet decided whether Jaffa sustained the high quality
Sumter county made the most effect- of the same. Lyman Phelps she is s > related to the frost line as claimed for it, being one of four which
ive display, being fortunate in the selection Belair, Dr. H. C. Foster of Lake to belong, in any proper sense, to South scored above ninety. Taking into con-
of location and having a large Charm, and B. F. Whitner of Fort Florida or not. sideration the fact that it is the most
quantity of fruit on exhibition consist- Reed, each made large exhibits remarkable The premium for the best box of beautiful tree of all the varieties of
ing of over fifty varieties. This county for their variety and excel oranges packed fo market, $35, was the orange we have, of very peculiarand
received the third premium for gen lence. The wonderful variety and divided between Smyth & Barnaby of symmetrical habit, and withal, a
eral exhibit of products, fifty dollars value of Mr. Phelp's collection of varieties Orlando, and Rev. Lyman Phelps. strong grower which is more than can
; and shared the honors of the first is partially apparent in his Both boxes were made of Maine sides be said of many new imported sort, it
premium of one hundred dollars for entries in the several competitions as and Florida pine heads, the fruit being must be classed among our best varieties -
the best display of Citrus Fruits with shown in the table. While he did not wrapped and packed in the ordinaryway. for general planting.Just .
Orange county. The following varie- receive the premium for the best The Phelps box was lined with here we wish to interpolate a
ties of the oranges in this exhibit at twenty nor for the best fifteen varie- oiled paper, and both were strappedwith shot at those "old fogies" who assert
tracted considerable attention on account ties, it should be 'borne in mind that the ordinary wooden hoops.It that there are very few varieties of the
of their superior quality, namely.Cunnmgham his fruit which was from high pine will be noted that the highest orange which are recognized by their
Higgins, Phares and land had to compete with the productsof average score on the entries for the appearance, that with most it is impossible -
Drake'sStaranhaving taken premiumsat the virgin hammocks of the Halifax best twenty, fifteen, ten and five varieties to distinguish between them,
previous exhibitions. The Mango- river scarcely less famous for the was made by entry No. 44 for the that the only practical difference that
steeu Spicer's Seedling and Rook's quality of their fruit than the Indian best ten varieties. T. is entry was can be maintained is between a good
Mandarin are also worthy of note. River. Mr. Phelps divided with made by Dr. H. C. Foster, of La'..e orange and a bad orange. The com-
All these varieties originated in Sum- Sumter county the premium of $100 Charm, and was highly commendedby mittee passed upon these oranges
ter county and have considerable local for the best display of Citrus fruits. the committee, not only on accountof without knowledge of the person making -
reputation. The Cunningham, it The number, character, scientific arrangement the uniform excellence of the fruit, the exhibits, and without knowl--
will be remembered, scored the highest and nomenclature of his the average score being 80 6.10, but edge of the name of the variety under
number of points at New Orleans. varieties being pitted against the also for fine specimens and correct no- which the fruit was entered until all]
The'Drake's Star has a peculiar star quantity and quality ,f fruit in the menclature of the several varieties. the points had been passed upon.
like appearance, on the blossom end, Sumter county exhibit. Orange \Vashington Navel entered by Not only with the Bloods, Navels,
and is especially desirable on this account -I county also received the second pre J. A. Bjstrom, of Ormond, as Navelof Mandarins, Oblongs, and other plainly
We should place greater valueou mium, $100 for general display of of Bahia, scored the greatest numberof marked sorts were the committee ableto
varieties of the orange bearing distinctive products. points of any single variety, namely, name the fruit from its appearance,
marks. The foliage of this Hernando county, which carried off' 94. Although in sweetness and flavorit but also with the Homosapsa, TardifT
variety is also peculiar, being thorn- the first premium of$250 for best gen- did not rank as high as some others, and other sorts which have been popu-
less and of drooping habit resembling eral display of all products, ranks I its needlessness, tenderness and absenceof larly believed to be indistinguishable.
foreign varieties in this particular, but fourth in the matter of citrus fruits, pulp gave* it precedence over all ; :I Clearly indicating that we are to havean
being a native seedling from Mrs. not for the lack of quantity or qualityof taking into consideration the greater orange nomenclature as completely
Drake, of Yalaha. Rook's Mandarinhas of fine oranges and beautiful sweetness and higher flavor of Madami classified as that of the peach or
the merit of lateness, being now grape fruit. there seemed to be no end. i i Vinous, and the fact that it scored apple.
dry and flavorless. be of no particular variety,showing un- I! pulp, the committee regarded the latter Hart's Late or Tardiff of which several
Brevard county came next to Sum mistakably the boundle] s resourcesof 'i'I'' as the finest orange exhibited, if specimens came before the committee,
ter in the quantity of truit on Exhibition the county, but also indicating that j I such an orange could be grown without its strong acidity, green rind and firm
although want of space prevented planting under the new regime of scientific i seed or pulp perfection would be membranes in every case showed the
displaying it to the best advantage, nomenclature was of more re- reached. unmistakable evidences of an unripe
some of the fruit remaining unopenedin cent date in this than the more easter- Just at this point it is interesting to orange, and they would evidently not
the boxes in which it came. It at- ly counties, and had not as yet borne ] note that, as a rule, foreign varieties be fully matured for two months.
tracted more attention than the exhibit fruit. One variety of superior excel- grown in Florida, such as the Navels, While they score low on account of
from any other county, however, lence, however, attracted our atten- Mediterranean Sweets, Bloods, the Ob1 their immaturity they were placed
especially from strangers. This exhibit tion ; it is a thin-skinned, juicy fruit I t long strain and to some extent, Jaffa, second to none in the estimate of the
did not contain as many varieties of small size, high flavor,and remark- Majorica, etc., while they possess the judges.
as some others, but the uniform, able sweetness ; tree sail to be of vigorous desirable qualities of juiciness, ten- The Bloods were an especially interesting -
high color and lusciousness of the habit, and nearly thornless] ; derness and seedlessness in a large degree group, of these there were
fruit clearly showed that the fame of fruit said to mature very early in the lack sweetness and vinous flavor, three varieties before the committeeand
the "Indian River" orange rests upon season being quite palatable in Octo 'those properties which make up the were esteemed :in the following
more than a myth in fact it seems patent ber. The specimens were from a seedling quality of the juices ; on the other order of excellence, Maltese Blood,
that no section of the State producesfruit tree now growing in the grove of f hand, our superior native sorts like Maltese Oavl. and St. Michael's Blood.
of such uniformly beautiful ap Senator A. S. Mann, at Floral City, :Magnum Bonum, Madam Vinous, The Maltese Oval was not as deeply
pearance, tenderness and high flavor and we named it after its proprietor, Cunningham and a hundred others colored as the others buy. most speci-
as the margins of this romantic river. Mann's Floral Seedling. The Tucker' : are too seedy and pulpy but containan mens were somewhat flecked with
This county won the prize for the beat orange, from Dade City, was also an I amount of sugar and a sprightly, crimson. The other two were quite
display of Citrus fruits other than excellent fruit. huh toned, racy, vinous flavor found red the color deepening with the increasing
Orange, $50.00. Colonel Magruder's Volusia county was represented by ; nowhere else in the orange growing maturity of the fruit. We
Madam Vinous, as will be seen by John Anderson, of Ormond-on-the-. regions of the globe. Can we get the were assured by the exhibitors that






the color in case of the Maltese and I each of these ten heads, ten times ten and quality of acid, and the standardin fax, Fla., 904.J .

St. Michael's was constant, being or one hundred points indicating a shape, pulp, etc., is modified lo meet A. Bostron, Ormond on-the-Hal-

always present in the fruit if it was perfect fruit according to this scale. the characteristics of the fruit des- ifax Fla., 901.

allowed to hang long enough. The In applying this scale to lemons, the cribed.Interrogation J. H. Johnson, Ormond-on-the-

Maltese was far superior to the St. 'I 8th and 9th qualities represent acidity Halifax, Fla., 903

Michael's and one specimen of this I Susie Sanford, Ormond-on-the-Hali-

variety received a score ninety, and a __ __ .__ __ ___h______ _._..._ __ ___. __ fax, Fla., 906.
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halt, being exceeded only by Washington e) -dd, Ii i I ...,. James Carnell, Ormond-on-the-Hal-
rt: ... I
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Navel and Madam\ Vinous, O. C... jam-cr-.. : ,C- 00. 00 r. .0 oQ./1. ifax, Fla., 902.J. .
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and receiving especial mention by the : '! c: : : :: I c : ,. '' [ .E o;::: ..: Name of Varirty.C C. Seizer, Ormond-on-the-Hali-

committee as the best ever tested of Z- I- c: I I a L.) I I".:.n ',- ry"'; '-8 t .m..... ..dI ... ,, : fax, Fla., 905.
its kind and of the best I Q) C.: ; L. Tilden Oakland Fla. 739.
one ever I I r <: 71 :" <: E4'I ,
. tebted by these experts. r :f 1)00) I'- !!': {. 5''7:3: fi 71617! Sl IIngof HaHeux.I W. B. Varn, Bartow, Fla., 914.

The DuRois exhibited were not like I I Hi! 8! Ii' 7 1 6 l Ii';' 6 6, 7 4'j U&, Queen of Halifax. T. L. Mead, Lake Charm, Fla., 56.
91 7! 7 6i; ij 8, 7''' SI l 7 711 Double Imperial Savel.I .
the DuBois of East Florida i I O. P. Rooks Gardenia Fla. 637
::; being unmarked 2; 4 5! 2! 4''' 5' 6'' 4 101 .Nutmeg :Enterprise Sport. ,
by the ribs which are always. I: 108, 7; 71 8 10 f 9) 61, 8 10, t3.; .Washington \avel.
-= tI U 6'' ti, 4 ijt 5 tJj ij, ij ro Magnum Bonum. 827.A.
present in the latter. The committee i -: I ft; 9, 6 7i; G'' 71 6 a, 7 71 67 .Hart's Tardiff. L. Hatch, City Point, Fla.. 778.
decided that there two .:: 10.. 10 8 !9i I; 6 5 6''; 7 41 ii ..Dummitt.p .4
were entirely 9!J, 9/ S, 8'';. 9'' 7i: 7,! 81 7 4'' ; .\Iandarln.
distinct sorts disseminated under this :=a i n 1, S'' 8, 7.: 7 !II 1, 8' 8 ti 7 6j. Humosassa. State News.
O '' 9 I 7; 7;: 7 6 7 6'' 7 7 71 J a ffi a. '
name. t..: i' 8:: 5, 5'; 4 5'' 51 I 8I 5, t9! i Nonpareil. Peen-to peaches are now as large as
The spice orange was an interesting 91 8': 8;i 71 8 9 9: 8 iii 10 S3 Navel of Bahia.t marbles, and abundant on the
: 10' S'': 8 U: 1)) 8 8' 7 81 5 Halifax River Heedlhg. very
novelty, evidently a Mandarin, though :: I : 6c! 71 Ii! 5 4 61 (61;1 i 9i (H.laltes6 Uval.i trees in Alachua county.
i I 1Ii 8''; 10' 7 8 5'' ,Arca la.
; ;
ol much value. ; 101 8i 71
not -:: I I!, (6.;1 9! 8: 6f 7,! 6. 5'' 5 7 6 (J..DuRol.1 Hon. Hugh A. Corley's crop of
The Early Oblong, entered by Mr. r Ii I 81 9': 6': 7 7'' 71 ij I 6 5 67 Spice. Corley Island this
10; log, 8S 8, ;' 71 8 5 77 .Kumquut. oranges on year,
Phelps, was evidently quite different f'... I, 10 10 8I 9i, U 41 5 6j 1 -5 69,! \I'rtlf' was equal to that of the previous crop.
from the variety usually known by I, I I -I
r; : 13911 Thus it will be seen that the great

this name. It is of more recent importation F I I I I I .i,I I I I ,' freeze of last winter did no lasting
than C 5934'! 1 71 8; 8 i n'' 71 7 4 4 9 6.1. Earl) Oblong.
the foiraer and
of I & 5!, & 4// 4i! 41 4 4 4 1II. ..SonpareU.tJ damage on his place, outside of the
higher flavor,though we are not advised 5!, 7!, 5 I 5 I 6 6; 6 4 b 5 .S3, \Iajorlca.
loss of of and
41! 8f 8; 61 71' 7; 8!, S 8 8 72 Double Imperial Navel. a single crop oranges, ,
as to i its: earliness. c 1 35'' '; : 2 :1: 31! 5 4 4 31., Malta Ht. \lIchael. doubtless, there are many other growers
The White was at nee distinguishable !! U .! 4\, 9; ): 61. 5' 7: 7j! 7 61 .i 61.Ht.. \lIchael.
... in Sumter who fared
., ti S' 71: 7' 7' 5 Ii 5 ; 61laltese Blood. county as
by the paleness of its color, whichis M i i. : 41 7, 6: fi' 5' 5 51' 61 51 51 j-II! .St. Michael Blood. well.-Leesburg Commercial.The .
characteristic.In =:: I I! 71 8 (6 i: 7i' 6,, Ii fJ 41 71 Gar"s Mediterranean Hwee !.
a permanent 71 4 fnll. .Hr. Htarke's Best.
.: SI' 8 7'' 7 7 6' Peen-to succeeds as far south as
the lemon tests the Belair scored 1 6 7';' (6 j'' fJ'; 6 5 5'' 6 51, 4 55 Jaffa.
,0 1 Ii; 7;, 6'' t ti;: 5 6' 61' Ii 6'' 4 l)81) Homosassa. Fort Meade. We have reports that
highest, and the Sicily maintained the 7 1'\1\. 6'' 51 5'' 6'' 51 6 41 5 a5' .Onoro. stock
best E I 8 7':' 5'' Ii' l j 41 5 5 4 5.1 ,'Vhtte. young trees in nursery budded
average. 41 81 61 5'' iii a 71 7 7 9i 00. IUvershle Navel. ? but little over a year before that bore
The Tahiti lime scored the greatest :: I 5, 9'; 71 8'' 67: 6 7 7 3 62 Mandarin.
I 6.: 71; 6 j 5'' Ci 4': !9! 8 8 10 73. Parson's avel. considerable fruit last season. Some
number of points of any citrus fruit, 7 i 6'' 7 r.jIaltcoe Oval.
I ; 8; Ii 3 6' 6 7 trees stocks
71 grafted on plum one
namely, 95, and was truly magnificent. ."'... ; C// 8;: 7! ti' 8, 8 7 4 (6.-1" .:\{" lterranean Sweet.S year
11 7' 7 6 ;5 10 81} l 1)21.) .Hwcct Hcvllll' old from the seed, made a growth in
While, the comparative test giv*'n .l'I 8I I t I
I I I ;! one year of ten feet in height and
in tabul ribrm! below i is a relative and I I ,, I I i 'I i I ', were three inches in diameter.Mr. .

in no sensu a pt.s.tivn comparison: it I !HOI) Si 9!I, 71; 7i 7! 81' S 6' 6'' 741. Iattcoie! Oval.
take into consular- 1 uJ Il1i 81 7 S 71 t 81) 7 S tai! 1 l'iOi+ Double Imperial Navel. H. G. Hubbard has added to
being impossible to ) I ]10' 10 7 7 7: 8'' 9 S 8 Ii! $I),, .11 0 III osassu.
Htion) the ciicumstunces of soil, location : 10; 10: 7 r b''I !{I 7 8 7 5! 741 i ..Arcadia. the local Crescent City exhibit, a huge
81 Ill, 7 7 7 7 8 11)1; 76' Nonparen.I root of cassava a tremendous "yam "
and irtutnitnt: by which only I I 101 9j; 7 7 51)! tit; 7 8 6 71 tueen of Ilallfax.i ,
could nbso be I K, 8s i s 7 til! 7'' 8 7 7 10. 71i;, Navel.is and a very large "maderia" vine root.
an ) utely cornet
> : 0'I'
S' 11)) 7 7, ;' ,' 7 1 7 ,I! 72I\ IIart' Tardily.M The last but most utilitarian
made bet>VtC1I the several foilsand s'' HI 8 71 71 li-: 7 6 8 III 731, Uu Hol.i perhaps
while in some entries errors in nomenclature I II;; IQ; S 7.: y: II 9 81 8 6' ??I" .:\agllulll Bonum. specimen, is that of Jamaica Ginger."
..., 4 i.)1 .) 11 .!I 7 7 !I .) 7 .;! Nutne) g.
manifestly appear, still; the ta- Cs 91 111 S 9 j 9.!I, 6 I ;5 !I 1l, 7 4 I' 76","1 Mandarin. It is not generally known that this
101 8 !9 I 8 I 71 x =) 821 ..Dumnltt.c. .
81 plant to greater perfection in
ble will be read with interest all 10'1 grows
) Ci'; S 7 8''I 8 X 9 8'' 7)I 771 .Jaffa.y
interested in 9 91 7 6 !9 7 8 8 9 9 81 .Kumquat. Florida than in its native soil. If we
orange growing, especially -
those who x would make the effort we might supplythe
contemplate selecting va ; I 112Ji
I world with the finest of
rieties for and it affords( quality
planting, ) a 5lIi! ; S.' 8 7 71 7; 7 7 7 71 6', 71; Iajorca.
large amount ot information. which = ''I .i'' s, i 5 .) I ti;, 8 & VIA, ollparell.J Jamaica ginger.Mr. .
'' SIt
I H' r j,; 81 6n Jutl"a.
J S 7 6 7 ;
will \\i II ivpay, >M.udy.TABhK. :: I H; 10 8 71 81 9': 8 Si! 8 61 81:: Homo assa. Lehman, of South Lake Weir,
.- I ;i K 7 7).1.) ti, 7I 1 81 Si 7 71 70 Markham'.. Best. after testing about seventy-five vari
r'I' 1 Sl 9' 7 71 R! 81 ; 71'': Oary's Mediterranean Sweet.
i li, 7 i sl'I h; 7 I I; 7 61 I 67; Early Oblong.y eties of grapes, has discarded all but

Showing the relative p ,ints of excellence S; !9) 7 -'I 6. 7 11 81! 7 81 5 61', 72: .Mediterranean. Hwcet. ? three or four. Of these he has from
::: : !n I S il 7, 8 ;' 74i .Ht.llclutel.
of the varieties of citrus fruits ;:.. 71S Ii S "i 7: 71 8: 8 !) 7 78;' avel. seven to eight hundred, on trellises,

entered to t for, premiums at = 7 !I Sit 71 71 71' !) 6'', 691; .Maeg um which will fruit this Last
compete 2 8 H 7I 1 8!: 7t X 7., 6' 74, Bonum. year. year
the South Florida Exhibition at Orlando 7 SII 71! 71 t3'!' 7 8, 7 S 11l 'm; : Ht. Michael Blood. he rooted about 6,000 vines from cut-
uG: 7 6, 8', 8 7 8 7! ;;! Maltese Blood.
Fla., F..}b. 15-19 1887. U 9!I 1tI 7 1 8I! 7!! 7 1 91 S S 71 71.Ialtese! Oval. tings, and is now putting out about

The coinmitte or' judg-s on citrus r I :,I I !I I J-I I I(1N3M (! : 20,000 cuttings for next season. He

fruits, appointed' ) to ex .1111111' and pass I I I 7)I 8I" '' I 1 1I believes that Florida excells any other
9lO 9!I 71! 7 81' ; 71 Ii: ;;; Magnum Honum.
the relative merits of the 1' of America for this business.He .
upon st vera ,: I !11\I\ 9! 9 K 7 7 81 7 7 1 ti' i71 1 Jaffa. portion :
entries adopt the following standard( 9 9!I $j S 8 5I 6 8'' 4f! 73'' .De Har-8, Best. has vines in two
grown years
.0 9;, 9'' ;! ; 6 7 sl til' i (;jl i:i 1 Dancy Hest.
of excellence which is practically the I 10 9, 7i' 8 7', 7 9'' 7, 71) fd! 77f 1. .Htarke's Best. which it would require from three to
tI 10' 9!I' S 7 7 H'' S 8 5''; 79; .II o III 0 SIl"''sa.
same as the standard: heretofore used .:: 9' H'' iI 1 ; )1, ) G! 7', 71 f 6 fB'; ,' .Mediterranean Swet't. ? five years to equal at the: North.
at our State Fairs and at New Orleans S 81 8: 7: 7 6'' S, 71 ti! 7'j! fiG .
10' 88, n 81 8 !9 I 8 8'' i sa:, Egg. Poultry Notes. '
: Ten points to be considered.: r" nl 9!I 9 S 7 6: t tt\\ 7I 1 6 76i Maltese Oval.
1st. .lenerai of the fruit ; tool 1 HI 7 7 t ti; t) 71 8 S 8 iii, Platt's Navel. If you are obliged to confine your
appearance '
I :.1 ;.; n' ;j 3 Ci' n 9 1 71, 53 Sweet Hevllle.
2d, size including form, for orangesthe 9 9': 9!I !9 I 71 7 t 6) 7 6'' 76Iajorca.!, fowls in summer, give them an hour'sexerche
committee made a diameter of I 81 10: 71 7 7 7 7 ; 7 5'! 72' onp8ren.l. j just before sundown. Thus
10'' 7 7 7 6 H 6 74..Sliver.
two and three-quarter inches perfection HI t 1 1 71( \ they will do little injury to crops, and

l. ... 1UN ._ will their
this size running 176 to the box, return quietly to roosts at

the size most sought in market: ; 3d, -- -- -_-_-_-_-___-u----__ _____ __ ----Continued---.- on page 199.)! ---- --- --- dust. Some green food is absolutelynecess
4th smoothness of rind 5th for them.
weight ; ; ry
points in the above 595* to 618, 621, 639.

thickness of rind, the thinnest rind, table indicate a question as to correct B. F. Whitner, Fort Reid, Fla., Gapes are caused by drinking impure

being rated highest ; 6th, absence of nomenclature.The 910, 915. water, and filthy quarters. Place

pulp' including tenderness of membranes following! is R list of exhibitors, Dr. H. C. Foster, Lake Charm, those affected in a barrel and sift air

; 7th,juireness ; 8th, sweetness ; slacked lime into the barrel.
with the numbers of the respective en Fla., 23, 44, 53, 55, 916.
9th, vinos quality, including all the tries : Sumter county, 909. dust will cause them to choke and

properties of flavor ; 10th, seed, entire John Anderson, Ormond-on-the-) C. B. Magruder, Rockledge, Fla., cough out the worm in the windpipe,

absence being perfection. Ten was Halifax, Fla., 900. 768, 770, 771. which causes the trouble. Give them

made to represent perfection under clean food and fresh water.
Rev. Lyman Phelps, Sanford, Fla., C. McNary, Ormoad-on-the-Hali-



Y 28, 1867 ] THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.. 199el

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44 9 10 8 9 9 7 9 8 8 6 83. .HomosaSSR.f .! : 906 8'I 8 8 8 i 8it! !9' 'H 1\ I'' S H $3, I .1'illa Fram'a. .
l 9 9 8 8 9 7 8 8 8 fi 80. Magnum Bonum. 5j M 9 8 9 I' I 8 9 I'' _- !I'' 5 .. U 4
.10 10 8 9 9 7 9 7 8 :5 82. :: i I" "
> [ 718 1)) 10 8 1"! S 'S 9 W Ii SI .Sidl)
8 10 8 8 7 8 8 8 7 fi 78 .St. Michael Blood. ZC'i s. 11 8 I 9 i 9:10: S S 6) I'i3X. .Lamb. '
8 9 8 1 1 8 8 7 8 8 78 .Maltese Oval. ::7' KIUf. 1 0 10 9 3:! t 9 i !II 8}t S !9 I !p I 110. Helle Air.
8 10 8 8 8 8 8 9 8 1 82 .:\Iandarln. 0 !
9 10 8 8 8 8 7 :5 8 8 79 St. \l1chael. I
10 10 8 9 9 7 9 7 8 fi 83 .Florida eedling. I I
8 9 9 8 9 1 8 7 8 6 79 ..1 afro.. 1.i13 S 8 8 II 8 8 8 s s S ; Sl .Genoa
9 10 8 8 7 8 8 7 8 9 82. Washington Navel. E 7 9 I !8 M !9 J !9 n S s 7 ; S. .. \.11Ia l?ranca.
8 8 8 '; 7 1 !9) 7 7 iti .Ever bearing.
. 806 .. i 11) 9 9 !it I 11 !9 I ((9 11 is'' $7\ ..Hicil1) \'.
) 1)) 11 S 7 8 S !9 I S I II Sl .Belle Air l'remlum.i .
.. FJ17 10 10 8 8 1 8 9 6 8 5. '19. .Medlterranean Sweet. I 1: I
i 10 9 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 6 80 .:\laJorica.i i 1 j I -110
10 9 8 8 9 8 9 7 8 5 81..JatIa. :: 1 i ic I
( Iioo4 8 1 9 9 9 9 V 9 8 10 87 .Washington 'avel. 637 S 11 9 U n I 11 i' 11 S S 7 H"i Sicily.
8 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 9 75. \Ialtese Oval. o1Ol) C 1 7 % S s x S 8 s S 7 : 7$\ .. .Villa Frauca.
t 10 9 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 6 79. Early Oblong. !9 II S 9 !9 I II 11 7 S '; SLamb..
!: 10 10 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 5 84 .Markham's 1'remituu. i 8 11 S II 11 9 t !9 !9 I S i H.j ..Belle AIr.
00 10 9 9 9 9 7 9 6 7 1 82 Maltese Blood. I 7 !9 S 8 7 7 S II S 7 I 78Illan..
8 9 7 1 7 7 8 9 7 6 75 .11 omOSallR.Z (Il I ,--

8 6 j I I 41i7 .
t I !
;G,) m 59 i I Ii'll 11 1 !9 11 !9 !9 !9 I I II S 7 I 5 ; .X ot namf'll.tJ .
1: J): : 5.31J! ;111)) 10 9 !10 11 '10 S S !11t t II;1 .Tahltl Lime..
cC ,900 9 9 9 9 8 7 8 6 8 7 80;() Dummitt. Lemons.The i .- --- -- -- ---
5l for the best unnamed
7' 9 9 8 7 6 7 8 7 7 6) 74. .Magnum Bonum. Premium !J was variety

a 10 10 8 8 1 1 7 1 1 7 78!!! .Queen or Halifax. .
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10 10 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 6 S0. .Arcadla. ------ -

H 9 9 8 7 7 7 8 8 7 10 XO .='avelorUahla.. for the whole Moreover
Orange good -
'1' 1 8 7 6 6 7 8 8 7 9 73 .Maltese Oval. prices crop.
;: 10 10 8 9 8 7 8 7 1 5 79 .Homosassa. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : the prospect of being able to store
910 7 7 7 6 7 8 7 6 74. .Nonparell.
:=: 10 10 8 9 8 8 8 5 6 6 78 .Hurt's Tardlitc Will the writer of the article on and hold a portion of the crop seems

8 10. 8 9 8 8 6 9 8 9 83 .......Mandarln.n9 this subject, in the DISPATCH of February to be very good.'V.

7th, please explain his theory, C. STEELK.
Switzerland Fla., Feb.' 14, 1887"Washington
768 8 6 6 1 1 7 6 8 6 6 67 Imperial Seedling. and give his reasons for( believing that 4

8 8 8 8 8 8 9 7 8 8 80. Maltese llIoo i orange growing will be confined to Navel.In .
8 8 8 8 8 7 7 8 1 6 75. Dummitt.
9 10 9 9 9 9 9 1 8 10 89 .Washington Navel. hammocks?
t. 10 10 8 8 9 7 1 8. 7 t 6) 80. .Madam Vinous. he hammock ? common with a thousand otherswe
What 'oes by
10 9 9 8 9 81 8 9 9 61 8.)1 Mediterranean Sweet. ( mean object most strongly to the
9 9 1 8 8 8, 5 8 fi 5' .Mandarin. Our oldest and best groves at this sugges
I 9 8 6 7 8 91 8 8 7 8 78.. Tanglerlne. tions made concerning a change in the
9 9 9 8 9 7 8 7 9. 6 81 onpareU.l settlement are along the bank of the of the Navel

I 9 10 8 8 9 7 9 1 9 7 83 .Chlna Celestial. St. Johns river, on land that was covered name Washington or-
l ange. It is true that it ought to have
l 791 with a heavy growth of live oak
been called the Bahia Navel

d 598 101! 9 8 9 9 81 8 6 7 1 81 .laJorca. and other timber. But we have bear the first place but the name orangein by
>; a 9 10 9 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 &1. .Maltese lood. ing on pine land that are quiteas ,
.. 9 10 8 (3) 9 8 9 7 8 1 84 .Jaffa.w I which it is now so universally knownis
-; 9 9 9 9 9 109\ 8 8 15 !IO .'Vasblngton Navel. thrifty and promising, for their age, and the the
II to
a good one objection
i 10 10 9 9 8 6 8 6 8 77. .:\Iarkham's emlului. as any in the State. Though we are with- ,
in the
name some quarters, on score
S : 415 in twenty-two miles of Jacksonville, we j
G,) of delicacy, seems to us a trifle prudishand
'it 009 9 10 8 9 8 7 8 8 7 7 81. Drake's Star. do not find that we are too far north. j arising from a false modesty.-

-ii 10 9 8 9 8 6 7 7 8 5 71. .Mangostlne. If the writer is correct in his theories, \
0 9 9 8 9 9 7 8 8 8 (6 ij 81. Hobert's Acme.o Rural Californian.
8 10 8 8 8 7 8 7 81! 6, 78..Lee. a good many people would like to know .-.-*-
a:: 8 9 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 (6) 78. .Cunnlngham. it. would work their ;
d ,..,) stop on State Items.
at once, and not throw away !
groves Mr. Clark Marsh, of Daytona, has

23 8 9 8 8 8 6 7 7 8 o7;.i .J atfs. any more money on them.I .. a bed of celery of one hundred and
600 10 10 9 9 !9 J 8 9 8 9 1OII! think he is much mistaken
612 8 10 8 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 81 .Early Oblong. very I twenty feet that, at wholesale prices in

904 8 10 9 8 9 1 1'8 8 fi 81 .Arcadia. and that oranges groves set on good Jacksonville, would bring 25. As
903 10 9 9 9 8 7 8 8 7 6 81 .Dummltt. land properly cared for and fertilized
902 9 10 8 8 7 7 8 8 1 ti 78 Du Hol. pine there are 43,000 feet in an acre, you

900 10 10 9 8 8 8 9 4 8 7 81 .Hart's TardifI'. will continue to bear good crops the total
out cost
can figure yourself.The
739 10 10 8 8 9 9 9 5 7 8 83 "
53 9 10 9 9 8 7 8 9 T 6 t'I2 .Homosassa. and prove very profitable to their own- Fruit Growers' Association at
914 10 9 8 9 8 8 9 8 8 6 gJ "
6C2 9 10 9 8 9 8 9 8 8 785. ers.I Orange Park have built a large two-
904 10 10 9 9 9.7 9 8 7 5 83 think that he is also considerablyout
8 601 10 9 8 8 8 9 8 7 8 884 .Majorca. of the in his estimate of the story packing house near the depot.
it 005 10 10 8 8 8 1 8 8 6 6 78 Iagnum Bonum. way This is a stock composed of
53.910 9 9 9 6 9 8 7 682. crop of oranges for the coming season. I company
o 768 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 834 9 10 9l4 Maltese Blood. permanent residents, who have made
estimated that
C b99 9 9 9 9 9 9 x 8 8 86Ialtel"e Blood. It is nearly 900,000 : in culture
S 56 1 9 9 8 9 81 9 8 9 8 84 ..Mnltese Blood. boxes of have been shipped a great success strawberry
900 8 9 8 7 8 9 9 8 7 8 81 .Maltese Oval. oranges !| and small fruits.
Z 608 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 7 8 7 81 from the State this season, and that
A 53 9 9 7 7 6 7 8 7 8 7 75 100,000 still remain to be I j Mr. G. W. Sanchez living a few
610 8 10 8 9 9 8 9 8 8 8 &j ...Mediterranean Sweet. probably
"E... 606 8 10 9 8 8, 7 9 9 8 7 83lalJdarin.. sent off. Yet very few groves had any- miles west of Bronson, raised ninety
768 9 10 {9) 9 9 7 9 8 7 6 83 bushels of excellent corn last on
>, 637 8 9 8 8 9 8 9 9 8 783. where near a full crop. Probably not II year
0 900 9 10 8 9 9 8 10 8 8 5 84 one in ten while most of the balance I four and a half acres of pine land.
53 893/z 8 8 98y 5 9 7 5 77 1 The raised the natural
corn was on
as 901 10 10 9 10 13 10 8 8 10 94 .Navel of Bahia.p had not more than one-fourth to one
= 904 10 10 9 8 8 8 9 7 81087. II half These "flat woods" soil; no fertilizer at all
.a 53 10 9 81. 8 8 7 8 7 7 5 77 j 'Vashlngton Navel. a crop. groves, not being
III 605 10 9 9 8 9 1 9 8 8 ti 83 taxed with a heavy crop of fruit, madea having been used.
53 10 10 9 10 9 7 9 8 9 6 87 ..SonpareU.
As indication of the
value of
904 9 987 8 j 8 9 8 84.% 6 h'2 very strong, vigorous growth the an

002 9 10 7 8 71! 8 8 6 78 past season, and are in better condition land for orange groves and building
8 7 7 80 .St.
53 9 10 8 9 7 7 \Uchael.
53 8 10 8 1 8 71 8 11 2 6 73 .Sweet Seville. than ever before. The prospect is purposes, in the vicinity of fa'rapa, it

768 9 9 9 9 11 84 8 1'7 84X .Madam Vinous. good for the largest ever known.If may be stated that last week a tract
637 7 8 8 6 9 8 U1 11) 9 5 78 atsuma. crop
637 10 10 8 8 9 9 10 1) 9 1 8H I. .Tanglerlne. one-third to one-half a crop reaches of thirty acres of unimproved land,
768 10 9 7 9 9 883 9 7 9 Si%, "
) and half miles from the
53 10 10 8 8 8 8 11 8 8 84 I Variegated. nearly 1,000,000 boxes, it is evident one one- court

611 10 10 9 9 8 8 9 7 8\ 71 85 .Starke's Best. that the estimate of 2,000,000 boxes house was sold fir 8,500(; or a fractionover
roJ 10 10 8X 9 8 7 8 1 86 8l'':li Halifax River.
603 10 10 8 9 8 7 9 6 7 5; 7t!)I... .iVhite.p for the coming season is not an extrav- 8216 per acre.

agant one, especially when e consider Parties interested in the phosphatesof

81 how many fine young groves will bear \ county have leased 15,000
614 S 9 8 8.Jaffa..
9 8 8 9 7
-t- 8Z1 10 9X 8% 9 9 8 9'' 8 8'' 5 $33 Cunninham this year for the first time. Still I do and purchased 4,000 acres of land.

I> 916 10 10 10 9 1 8 9 8 7 6 86,2 onparen., not believe that there is any reason to The drafts for the first payment were
!i 5so 771 10 8 9 .9 8 9 83i 7 7 8.Iadam inous.ca. .
614 10 10l 8 8 8 9 S 8 8 86Ialtese Blood.. be discouraged about the prices.: If handled by Messrs. G.V.. Saxton &
s:r9 768 18 fo 10 7H 10 9 9 7 923 ,Madam .Inous.G .
the Fruit control the Co. W. T. Duval of Craw-
,)" 710 10 9 9 9 8} 73' 9 8X 8 8 86Z \Iadam Sveet. Exchange can Judge ,
.,a.c 919 10 10 8y8% b 9 x 7784 bulk of the crop, and regulate the fordsville, has discovered another deposit -
100 614 9 98 8 8 83 .
9 'S 'i 8 8 \ laJorca.
1' 639 10 984 8 8 9 8 7 7823's amount to be shipped in each month, of phosphates and lively times

there is no doubt that they can realize I are anticipated in 'VakullaoFzBRUA







'other members of that family. It closer the better), on account of mak- N .A.J: ? :L. :EJ lEi !
The Farm. grows quite tall and has a fair quan- ing light work for the hoe, for they

tity of leaves which partake of tough, want to be cleanly cultivated until
--a-"it"r: ': :::2;:::: : ----- ; THE
leatherly character peculiar to sorg- they begin to put out runners, then
SWEET POTATOES. hum. These make a fair quality of let them be. After they are hoed and
fodder. The stalks are much like all the little grass has been taken out,
Providence and Providential.Editor those of sorghum in all respects, but in run a sweep around them, first a small Most SonIDorn City of Flonda.
FLORIDA DISPATCH: sweetness ; the Millo Maize is barely one, then, after two or three weeks,
In your issue of January 17th, in sweetish. When green and cut up run a larger one. By this time they
an article from D. R. Pilsbry, of San- stock eat the stalks pretty well ; when will be getting too large, and puttingout
ford, Fla., in which he writes about an dry they are hard, pithy, tasteless and too many runners for further cul-
article you had copied from Home and of little value as forage. Whilst Millo tivation. Then, after two weeks more, Deep water Railroad Terminus. Fertile
Farm, "to criticise 'Providential' instead Maize is a hardy plant, standing run a centre furrow between the rows Fruit and Vegetable Lands. High Rolling
of Providence." I think Mr. Pine Lands for Building. Balmy and Salubrious -
well and with and the work of cultiva-
drought producing a very a sweep, Climate. Magnificent Sun and Pea
Pilsbry "off his base" and that he large yield of forage, the quality of tion is over, and in the first of September Bath Ing. The Sportaie Farad>e. The Invallds' -
Sanitarium. The PleasureSeekers'Resort.
overlooked the advice to "First know the latter is quite poor. Ordinary the will be ready for harvesting.The 1
that you are right, then go ahead ; forage corn and the sorghums are superior best way I have found for this is ..
for how does he know that that Lou-
to it. to take the sweep and run around
isiana correspondent of Home and But the strains of Millo Maize which them, and let the wing next to the Fine Opportunities for Investment -
Farm was writing about the Prov mature seed early are valuable for vines run deep and close enough to
idence potato ? Now, I write this not the grain they produce. The yield is cut the stems and tap roots, and let a
to enter into a discussion in print, forI large, and the quality nearly, if not hand follow the plow, raise each bunch
am no longer able to do such ; nor quite as good as corn. It may be and shake the dirt out of it. This 20,000 CITY LOTS.
to object to his call for a Florida State used as a substitute for the latter, and should be done when the ground is
Horticultural Society, for I think as has the advantage over it that it with- dry, so that the dirt will not stick to
he does on that matter ; but partly to stands drought better, and will makea them,and always stop plowing up and
set him (and your readers) right on crop where corn would entirely fail. shaking out by ten o'clock a. m., and 4 t. A, .mil Aas.
the above quotation, for I think thatI It would be well for every farmer to let the vines lie in the sun, taking .
know that the Louisiana correspond. plant some of it on the poorest and them up late in the afternoon. Have
ent of Home and Farm was right ; and thirstiest land intended for corn as a long strips fixed up in the barn on
partly because if, the said correspondent substitute for corn. The fodder couldbe racks and string the vines on them,
was wrong in his nomenclature, I saved like that of corn, and the letting them hang in the shade until ,
am responsible for the wrong ; for he, stalks arid roots be used to fill up thoroughly dry, and then pack away, .zLrfl s

the said Louisiana correspondent of washes. The heads can be fed whole so as to make room for more. In this .r w..l ..
Home and Farm, obtained those pota- without grinding. way our farmers can fill their barns fljibe. W 4, r.
toes under the name Providential fromme Millo is planted and cultivated like with the best feed there is without Q l
when I was in the business of sorhum-rows about four feet wide much cost or trouble, and thus save
raising sweet potato plants for sale. and hills eighteen inches to two feet thousands of dollars that is sent out of
The name '"Providential" was given to in drill, one 10 two stalks left in a hill. the State for hay every jear. The pea-
this potato because it was found growing It suckers freely. Is ploughed and nut is a crop that never fails ; one can
on an abandoned farm in South hoed like any other crop. It can be depend on them every time. I agree \
Florida, on the Gulf coast. One of cured by cutting and shocking like with the writer of the former article.J. .-
my neighbors brought a few of them forage corn, but our advice is neverto E. W.: in Eustis SemiTropical.Our .
from that vicinity about ten years ago, cure it; feed green or else let it .. .
and I obtained a few from him the mature and save fodder and seed. Cut ti .
next year, and thus they got dissim- just before frost and piled closely out Farmers.It .
inated in this section and elsewhere ; of doors without shelter, we have kept has become a current opinion thata .
but I never have yet seen them grownin it green for some months.-Southern farmer cannot exist in Florida- --- --- -

East Florida. The "Providence" Cultivator. that he must have money enough to
potatoes are grown to some extent in -+------ support his family till his grove bringsits Broad avenues every four hundred] feet
East Florida and I have them Ground Peas. Wide streets every two hundred feet. One
seen ; returns. We grant the experienceof hundred spacious Public Parks Plenty of
and they and the Providentials have Some time ago there was an articlein the great majority of our settlers fresh air assured. A magnificent Beach 100
feet wide and five miles long Is laid out In a
some resemblance to one another ; yet your excellent paper treating on would seem to confirm this impressionthat splendid drive and boulevard. Situated in
there is sufficient difference between peanuts and their relative value as a the culture of fruit has become da Monroe,on the county most,30 southern miles south habitable of Punta portionof Uor-
them to show that they are two distinct hay producing crop. Now. I have the first business of our people. Onlya the Peninsular of the Gulf Coast.
varieties, and not one and the been raising them all my life, and I few years ago one could go into the
same; and we raised both varieties on don't think that our people can find back woods, take up a homestead,
my own place last year, and (to our anything that will produce as much. mortgage his property for a sum sufficient An Ideal City in Tropical Florida. '
on taste at least) the Providentialsare forage per acre as they will, without for his immediate necessities and
considerably better potatoes than any extra fertilizer. In fact, they do sell enough land in a few years to give Blocks :200x400 feet. Lots 50x100 feet. With
20 feet lane. 25 cent of de-
the Providences. I regret that the the best without any fertilizer, for it him a good working capital. This he voted to city per improvements.proceeds
two names are so nearly identical, for they are fertilized they grow too much can no longer do.
they are apt to be misleading; but I vine, the paps not having any kernelin With the end of the Florida boom
was not consulted in the naming of them ; for while the vines are excel- killed by the high price of land and Lots Ten Dollars Each.Odd .
either of them. JOHN B. CARRIN. lent feed, the nuts take the place of the freeze of last winter, came the be-

Stephensvllle, Taylor Co., Fla., Feb., 1887. .. grain, and are very strong and fatten- ginning of a new future for our State.
N. B.-Do not send to me for pota- ing. One acre of peanuts will feed a To those who looked with the clear without numbers reserve.will Rue be sold Inducements for ninety to those days
toes or plants, for I am out of the horse six months if they do well, and eyes of a business man into the near seeking homes In Tropical Florida.
business, and have none for sale what- if you have any pigs they will get fat future the collapse of the balloon on For or information address maps, circulars,etc., call
ever. J. B. C. on the nuts that are left in the ground. brought little hardship. And even for r
... They should be planted the first of those crippled by the sudden explo- ,
Millo Maize. April if convenient. The best way to sion, the means of recusitation lie closeat General Manager Naples Town Imp.Co.,
Millo Maize came originally from prepare the land is to bed it up as for baud. Those who have not allowed 13 Mohawk Block (over Postofflce),
South America. Crop grown from potatoes or cotton, but not too high, themselves to be carried away by the Jacksonville, Florida.
imported seed matures very slowly, and then open the bed with a small mania for speculation imported with
and, except under favorable condi- scooter, drop seed two feet apart in gorgeous boom,have been pursuingthe
tions, will not ripen seed before frost drills and cover with a board. The even tenor of their way, and yet
in Middle Georgia. When grown rows should not be over three feet exist in contented mind and heart all
from seed raised in this country it apart. Use the small, tight hulled over the country. They have farms Authorized Agents:
gradually acquires an earlier habit, pea (as the Georgia farmers call them), and live on them ; their fruit is a crop R. G.ROBINSON fc Co., Orlando,F!...
J. E. MITCHELL!: ,Tampa, Fla.C.
and we have seen strains of it which for the large Virginia peanut will not clear of their daily expenses, and theyare .L. }I ITC't ELL.Tallahassee Fla.
would mature about as early as the do in Florida, nor even in Georgia. undisturbed by the late subsidenceof JAS. P.SNOW&: Co., Boston, Mass.
F.J. HINSON.Haines City,Fla.
ordinary variety of sorghum. It belongs After the pea has come up and is large our business to hardpan as they de- SANDLIN A: NILES,Key West, Fla. .
to the sorghum family, but is enough to work, take a turning plow clined to be elevated by the boom. E..C.M.WATSON GRAHAM,Pensacola Braid en town, Fia.CA&LKTON ., Fla.T. .
more disposed to sucker or tiller than and bar off close as practicable (the Palatka News. A:CBAWFOBD,Fort Ogden,Fla f...


28, 1887.] "' THE :FLORIDA DISPATCH. -'' 20l

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our Florida homes.It Fruit. almost any skin as smooth as a baby's.To .
rIoIIle In eres s. is humiliating to admit to the When fruit does harm it is because a pint of cold water add a small

'head of the house" that, as a writer it is eaten at improper times, in improper handful of oatmeal. Let it boil for

BY MRS E. A. HILL.Privations. recently observed, "they color all our quantities, or before it is ten minutes, then pour off the floury

_N__w lives," yet the truth must be spoken ripened and fit for human stomach. A liquid, and add more water, using the
"though the skies fall," and under this distinguished physician has said thatif same meal several times Wash the

; head we will speak further regarding t his patients would make a practiceof face and hands in this, hot at night, if
As was hinted in our last, we need
the of Florida.
privations of before convenient. Glycerine lotion is an
eating a couple good oranges -
not anticipate trouble for as all
persons .
invaluable belonging of the toilet
--- --- ---- breakfast, from February to
in this life age, or experience, understand Oranges for the Table. June, his practice would be gone. The table. To two parts glycerine add
trouble comes soon enough
and in Editor Home Industry: principal evil is that we do not eat ten parts distilled water and a few
some form, to all.
So much the For the benefit of the young house enough of fruit ; that we injure its drops of favorite perfume. Besides
depends spirit in
up I enclose finer with that being an excellent cosmetic, it will
which keepers, you the following qualities sugar, we
/I we enter on our new life in the
drown them in We need keep the lips from cracking if theyare
recipes which will be found, if followed cream. the
new country ; if we begin with the determination -
with satisfaction medical action of the fruit acidsin touched with it once or twice a
care, to give perfect pure
to be pleased, and to make
day, giving them color and mobility.
and their
the : our system, cooling, cor-
best and the most of all the good
rective influence. Powder, if it is nothing more than
we shall find the good increase. corn starch'ruins the finest skin. In
But the heart turns back with manya Put the rind of two deep-colored Dr. Black's Ten Laws of Health. good health alone lies security for a
"fond recollection" to the friends of oranges, the peel of two lemons, two
1. Pure air is the food of the good complexion; no cosmetic, washor
other days, and we miss the old, famil- ounces izinglass, and a large lump of lungs. external of
iar faces, and this distance fr9m home, sugar, into a quart of water ; let them This is obtained by scientific ventila- the application of color any sort that,
can supply beauty
boil until the is well dissolved tion, which consists in admitting cur-
so hard to bear, in fact, that it may be izinglass health it.
said to be the first great hardship in ; then strain them through a rents or movements of air into the can--give-- -e. -
sieve and add the of apartments through two or more
coming to Florida ; but as we measure juice ten orangesand Recipes.To .
distance by,time, we find that it has two lemons ; when mixed, strain apertures. ,
considerably shortened within our remembrance through a napkin, put into moulds 2. Good and properly cooked food ; prepare an egg for a sick person,

; and as railroads get and set on ice or in a cold place. Oranges not food seasoned to cover up decay, beat the egg until very light ; add

nearer and nearer to the settlements, may also be iced in quartersand partial or complete. seasoning to taste, and then steam
. they will open up the whole world to look very well. Cut a hole about 3. Water not iced, but cooled by until thoroughly warmed through.

us, so that the distant home will not the size of a quarter; with a sharp placing upon the ice, either in pitchersor This will not take more than two \

seem very "far away; and if we improve knife, in the top of the orange, take bottles. minutes. The most delicate stomach
our opportunities of forming out the prlp without breaking the 4. Adequate exercise in the open will be able to digest it.

acquaintances, we shall be suprised to peel, and use the j nice in the jelly as air in order to help the skin to throw Take thick slices of dry bread, dip

find many "congenial spirits" in this above, soak the peels in water to make off the effete matter. in cold water, and fry in butter or
sunny land. them firm, then drain filling with jelly 5. The sun-bath. No sitting or butter and lard mixed, using a little

"Well," says some good natured and set on i ice ; send to the table cut reading in darkened rooms, or those salt, serving immediately ; nice for

friend, "we thought that matter over, into quarters. They make a lovely lighted by gas. Gas burns up oxygen breakfast.
and made up our minds to leaving dish or look well iu a fruit basket. very rapidly. Sitting under a gas-jet Glaze the bottom crust of fruit pies'with
the hair and overheat-
friends behind us as we journeyed ORANGE PUDDING. turns gray, by the white of an egg and they will
ing the scalp destroys its vitality and
southward but we did not to not
; expect Take the yolks of three eggs, one causes the hair to f fall out. get soggy.
find such.an abundance of Pharaoh's'Jean tablespoon of corn-flower, one break- 6. and sufficient GRAHAM ROLLS.Mrs. Susanna
Proper clothing.
kine. What about the cuisine? fast cupful of pounded white sugar, That which is loose, light and warm. Doods Jives the most minute nd accurate -

Did ever you"get into a country of one pint of milk, make into a custard Light colors for summer and dark for directions for a perfect gem, of

short rations? by first allowing it to come to the boil winter. In winter wear a flannel which the following is an abstract :
In order to properly answer this and thicken. Peel and slice fine oranges bandage around the abdomen. Mix graham or whole wheat flour,

question, we say : That depends, if and lay in a deep dish. Pour 7. Occupations which are of out- which, if very course must first be
one has been accustomed to all the the hot custard over the sliced fruit, door character-eight hours for work sifted, with ice cold water in the pro-

luxuries of life, or to certain luxuries, make a whip of the whites of the eggs and eight hours for sleep, eight hours portion of two-thirds of a pint of waterto

so as to consider them necessities, then and place on top, serve either hot or for rest. The ten-nour rule has killed a quart of flour ; more wettingmust
country life, in most places here, will cold. than disease. be used if the flour is very coarse.

seem "lean" in comparison, and, until ----.... more 8. Personal cleanliness is essential. Stir fast until a moderately stiff dough
one gets accustomed to doing without Bathe week. Baths be of Is formed, and knead thoroughly from
once a to
milk and fresh butter, extremely so. More Moonshine.It .
the the ten to fifteen minutes, till the dough is
same temperature as body.
Garden vegetables are also very appears that in England and Bathing enables the skin to throw off fine and elastic to the touch. Roll

generally deficient, except in those localities other countries, in days gone by, effete matter,causing the dead and useless half of it at a time into long rolls a
where they are raised for market neither sowing, planting, budding, nor epidermis to peel off. little over an inch in diameter ; cut off
This is due to two causes ; first, grafting was ever undertaken withouta 9. No with rela- and shape into rolls three or four
marriage a near
the raising of orange trees and the scrupulous attention to the increaseor tive. inches long and three-quarters of an

care of the grove has been the all-ab waning of the moon. Scott, in his 10. Avoid wine, whiskey, beer and inch thick to which no dry flour is
sorbing pursuit, to the exclusion of "Discovery of Witchcraft," notes how tobacco. soul and left attached. Make them rapidlyand
Keep thy body
others; and, again,-the conditions of "the poor husbandman perceiveth that clean. place a little apart in a pan ; prick
success being so different than in other the increase of the moon maketh >-.H them with a fork and put the pan in a
States, after one trial many have aban- plants fruitful, so in the full moon The Skin-a Harmless Cosmetic. hot oven. When done, they shouldnot

doned the idea of raising a garden, they are in best strength, decaying in Editor HOME INTERESTS: yield to pressure between thumb

thinking it useless in their locality.In the wane, and in the conjunction do Having received some valuable and finger. They are to be eaten

later, years we are beginning to entirely wither\ and fade." points from your columns, I send you warm or cold, and are just las good
learn something new in regard to the C. H. W. the enclosed in regard to the care of rewarmed as when new. To do this,

possibilities of Florida. .4 the skin. We find that the "Southern dip in cold water, cover with cloth
From the columns of the DISPATCHand sun" is rather hard upon the complexion. and set in a moderate oven, when they

other agricultural papers, we learn Help Others. I After remaining in this countrya will puff up lighter than at first. These

that, although this is not considered a Mrs. S. L. Reed, in speaking of the year and a half, we revisited the require slow mastication, and are sweetas

"grass country," grass will grow, and Home Interest columns of the DISPATCH home of our childhood and a loved a nut and very nutritious.

that good butter has been,and can be, says: sister said to us, "it may be that your RAISED DOUGHNUTS.-Seven cups
made hey; also, that if gardens are We hope that all who are interestedin health is much improved, but your light bread dough. Into this mix one

the exception, yet, with right conditions the Home Department will help to Complexion is ruined entirely." and one half cups full of melted short.

garden vegetables will yield make it a benefit to each other. If We find an old fashioned sun bonnet ening, one cup sugar, a scant teaspoon
large returns, and when we have you have a good thing do not keep it a very useful article in this coun- full of soda. Work it well and let it

"wiser grown" we shall see that "all to yourself, but let others know aboutit try. Hoping the following hints may raise ; when light, roll out and fry in

ofl life" is not comprised in an orange ; help all you can, and you may be useful to some one, I am truly hot lard. A round tin cutter is best,

grove, however thrifty and fine the have the satisfaction of fe eling that yours, B1 ssIE. and in this shape they are less liableto
grove? may be. you have not lived in vain, that the The best and least harmful cosmeticis soak grease.
We suspect that if feminine counsels world better because you have livedin oatmeal balm, for it is like balm to .

should prevail to a greater extent, it, which is a feeling to be craved the chapped or roughed skin, and its Orange shipments from Micanopj

life would take on a different look in : by'every true and honest heart. use for two months would make have nearly ceased.FEBKUABY .






EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. I over the pear, persimmon and orange. I Our State press' are taking up the I ing short of washing will make them

----------------- The latter i is only valuable in a fresh importance of an effective State I eatable. I have seen the same thingon
r-- Bureau of Agriculture and Immigration. similar soils at the North and everywhere -
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. state, while the fist two can be evaporated -
the results the .
:;:;:::: was same.t
------ --
--- The Palatka Neas the
-j :- puts
the product has no established
I heavy mould, put on before the
Contents.Citrus value in market. On the other hand, matter very effectively 1 on this wise : : plants bloom, will make the crop late,

Frults-Tho South Florida Exhibition i- we need never fear a glutted peach What is most needed in Florida but if the work i is delayed until the
Interesting Comparisonof
the Varieties of Oranges and Citrus market. Any today is i reliable information as to our fruit is set a light mulch, which will
surplus can always
Fruits Exhibited....... 17-118! !> in the and
productions, growth past keep the berries out of the sand, will
Navel...... 1W!! be and
The Orange Crop; Washington evaporated "evaporated
for the future.
prospects Anythingin make very little if any difference in
The Farm S\veet Potatoes 1'rovidence
and Providential- << ; Milo Maize; Ground peaches" always sell readily at. high the shape of statistics is eagerly the time of ripening.
Peas; Our Farmers 'J oO> *
and .
pri) es. published copied everywhere.The
for .
Home Intcrcst.-Pri\'aUolls; Oranges
the Table; More Moonshine! ; Help Plant more peach trees, and by a railroads and real estate agencies Texas Bluegrass. trust that Mr.
Others; Fruit; Dr. Black's Ten Lawsof would gladly give anything of this Home's expectations of this
Life; }'he31dn: a Harmless Cosmetic judicious selection from the lists of ; grass may
; Recipes ....... .... 201 nature wide circulation. The partial be realized, and that it may do as well
Editorial-Bureau of Agriculture; Orange our Florida nurserymen, y-m may have statements as to particular localitieseven elsewhere as upon his farm.

Hizer Horticultural; Plant Peach Society Trees; Questions; American Answered fresh, ripe peat-ies from June to Oc- are quickly taken up, whether We have plenty of crops that will

and Immigration; State Bureau; Current of Agriculture Comments; tober. their source gives them weight or not. furnish green feed in summer. Our

Twent --two.pound Cabhage -(I'1 -- ----- -.--- --- If we had a State bureau for the collection greatest need in this line is a plant
Florida Fruit Exchange; Meteorological. :JG3: American Horticultural Society. of such information, there that will furnish an abundance of fresh
Vineyard-Grape Growing in Florida. :2J1)
would be no need of incurring expensein pasture or forage in winter.
Tropical Fruits-Tropical Fruits in Florida The fourth volume of the proceed-
; Melon Tree or Paw-paw.........-...... '\):; its dissemination.: -
ings of this society is now in prepara Fruit culture is
our most important Silos, etc.-I trust that the readersof
Bureau of Agriculture.At tion. The published proceedings of occupation, yet reliable information as the DISPATCH will not all rush into

the recent joint session of the the American Horticultural Society to results cannot be obtained exceptin the building of silos, without due con-
such instances that sideration. While all that Mr. Foster
Florida Fruit Growers', Nurserymen's, have received the highest possible complimentary partial no gen-
eral conclusion be reached. Evenas be it is fact this
can says may true, yet a
notices from the and
and Agricultural Associations at Orlando press to our climate we know practically method of preserving feed is not gain-

a committee of three, one from individuals! are of great value to nothing, for we hear sensible men ing ground at the North. There was

each Association, was appointed to the student of Horticulture. They continually assert that one locality is quite a craze on the subject at one

f draft a bill constituting a State Department are sent free to members, the member- "cold," while another only over the time, but at present it is very much

of Agriculture and definingthe ship fee being two dollars which sum fence is "warm." Is it the soil or abated, and a very large percentage of
height or other cause which producesthis the silos stand empty the year round.It .
duties of the head of such depart- should be forwarded at once by those
? Orange trees are killed by a is an open question whether the fermented -
ment in accordance with the provis- wishing the book toV.. II. Ragan, frost which does not injure lemons or contents of a silo is wholesome

ions of our New Constitution.The Secretary, Greencastle, Indiana, tender buds only a few hundred yards I feed for cattle and whether milk made

effectiveness of such a department We would note, while on this subject away. Why? One man make a fail- I from it is fit for human food.
ure and another a success, while both II I -
will the that the next meeting of this society -
depend largely
upon I seem equally industrious and capable. 11laking Hay.-The directions of
will be held in California in Feb-
of this bill. The committee I
wording \Vhy? One gardener will grow a Mr. Moore are worth trying. Good,

would like the assistance of our farm ruary, 1888. Those who now enrol good crop and another fail without well cured hay with a little grain,

ers and fruit growers in this work, and themselves. as members will not only perceptible cause. Why ? Why is kaflir corn, milo maize, etc., or bran,

we should be glad to have a general have the pleasure of meeting with the the same orange sour, sweet or juicyin will make good milk and plenty of it,
one locality than another? If w and much cheaper than it can be done
expression of opinion on the matter in experienced Horticulturists who compose -
knew, why we would make all equally with a silo.Poultry .
the columns of the DISPATCH.Orange this society, but also of visiting good, perhaps.

-.--- California under auspicious cir- who reckon the
very Again- can up in Orchards.While poul-

Sizer. cumstances. future wealth our State will derive try is not only useful but also profit-

The best orange sizer we have ever --- ---eQuestions ---- from our wild fibrous plants ? Who able when kept in an orchard, as de-

seen was exhibited at the Orlando Answered.G. knows the possibilities of our native scribed on page 179 of the DISPATCH,

F. H.-The value of fresh poultry fruits? Why is it not probable that' they are still more useful and profit-
Exhibition the Thos.
by patentee with Florida has valuable phosphate beds? able when kept in an orange grove. I
droppings as compared com
Hiatt, of Leesburg, Florida. It i ig i We can secure immigration if we have seen it tried and can recommendthe
mercial fertilizers is unsettled
gotten up on an entirely different an ques- will tell the true tale of our advan- experiment as a desirable one to

plan from *he several devices that tion. If pure and unmixed with earth, tages, add our wealth will be developedas others. They should not be kept too

but dried out, so as to be easily handled eagerly as the subterranean richesof long at a time on one part of the
have been patented for this :
purpose. their value would be very.nearly Alabama: if we will point them out grove. A light portable fence of lath,
It is inclined shute in the bottomof
to the capital waiting investment. lour feet high, will answer the pur-
the of other
equal to same weight
which ta series of revolving traps any .-.-4- pose and will keep any breed within

each remaining securely locked ex- fertilizer.J. Current Comments. bounds if you will take a little painsto

cept when unfastened by the trippingof P. C.-All experienced orange Stocks, etc.-Sweet oranges budded clip their wings once or twice a year.
their It cannot upon Limonia trifoliata are dwarfed.For -e.TwentyTwoPound<
an over hanging value by an growers oranges. Cabbage.Mr. .
this the Limonia is
of the siz down possibly affect the fruitfulness of the purpose very
orange given passing useful as it is hardy as far north as Bennett Whidden, of East

the in-line and Which the corresponding trees. Washington, D. C. Hooker Prairie, Polk county, broughta

trap immediately opens to receive. Sandy.-The live oak is one of the load of fine vegetables to town on

The entire operation is automatic best shade trees, but is rather a*slow The Planet Jr., Wheel hoes. both sin- Monday last, and among them some
and double took for cul- of the finest that be
gle are good cabbage can
and the incline is capable of an un- grower.
tivating strawberries or anything else grown. Two of them our enterprisinggrocer
The water oak is nearly as good and
limited increase in capacity by the
that you wish to tend by hand. With Wm. Lyle, will take to the
addition of more shutes. It also has I grows more rapidly.The either of these implements a man can Orlando Fair. One weighs twenty- o

the merit of cheapness. to commend it Carolina cherry laurel is a rapid do as much work iii a day as he can and a half and the ether twenty-two

public favor. grower and makes a fine shade tree. with a hoe in six days. They will not pounds. .\Vhidden planted about

--.- entirely do away with hand hoeing, as five-eighths of an acre in cabbage,
W. S. T.-You will the benefi-
Plant Peach Trees.It get the rows must be hoed and weeded be- from which he has sold $80 worth,
cial effect of cotton seed meal much tween the plants where the cultivatorwill and has about one hundred fine heads

is a fact, settled beyond question, sooner than that of whole cotton seed. not work.Jlulching yet unsold. The cabbages are all fine,

that peach culture in Florida is a It should be well stirred into the soil white, solid heads, and show what maybe

success.It to prevent burning, and if it can be etc.-If Mr. Lewis will, done in the vegetable line on ordinary -

is only necessary to use care in done two or three weeks before plant- look at the signature at the bottom of I soil, and, without unusual culti-

ing so much the better. this, he will find out who "Z." is. i vation. Such cabbage as Mr. Whid-
selecting varieties and be sure that
There is no clay on my land nor in the den's would bring wondrous prices in

they are adapted to our soil and Mr. M. H. Scott, of Leon county, neighborhood, I wish there was. Our the North at this season, for they were

olimate. has started a hennery on one of the lightest sand will work into the ber- all remarkably fine ones.-Bartow In-

The peach has one. great advantage beautiful islands in Lake Iamonia. ries, unless well mulched, so that noth- formant. '







The Florida Fruit Exchange.The believe that the financial future of our i PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. ORANGE TREES FOR SALE!Choice 1

attitude of and State the I __ __ _______ ._ n__ year buds cheap. For price, addressS.
many narrow depends largely upon success DOBBINS, Crescent City, Fla.

selfish-minded orange growers toward of this system of co-operation in mar THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs -.---

the Florida Fruit Exchange and the keting our fruit, and a solemn duty a 20 to 28-page weekly,devoted to AGRICUL- Cotton Seed Hull Ashes

TunE, HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY and IMMIGRATION For sale the American Oil Co. 18
idea it represents, would be a disheart-- devolves on the Press, as an educatorand I in FLORIDA and the COAST BELT by ,

ening evidence of how difficult it is to moulder of public opinion, to con- 01 the SOUTHERN STATES.Subscription. Broadway, New York. Prices, deliveredat
Railroad Station or River Landingin
change a settled habit, and how a revo- tinually keep the facts befere the pub- Kates. any Florida, given application.
Per Annum, 82.00.: Six Months, 31.00. Three upon
lutionizing novelty is fought to-day as lic.-Seville Gazette. Months, 50c. Analysis guaranteed.The .

it was hundreds of but. Remittances 4
years ago ;
and business correspondence should be ad-
E. :Moulie Florida Perfumery
those who are well informed on the Keeping Out Worms. dressed toCHAS. Company

subject are cheered by the news the W. DACOSTA, Publisher,
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Jacksonville, Florida.To Will pay 25 cents per pound for Yellow

: truth of which there is no doubt, that Will sone of your readers please in Jasmine Blossoms, delivered at 5 East

the growers are falling into line and form Advertisers. Bay Street. Parties who can pick Flowers -
me the simplest way to keep The DISPATCH Is THE LEADING AGRICULTURAL '
the and that for the above Company will please
patronizing Exchange worms out of hen manure. I am in JOURNAL OF THIS STATE: and has a with them.
large circulation In Florida and throughoutthe
who has done has
man ever so
every the habit of it in barrels but
storing United States and foreign countries- -*-*-4-
.been satisfied with the financial re- if kept any length of time, I think it wherever the interest is turned Southward.It Lemon Trees.
. sults to himself as a grower, and has has lost more than one-half its virtue IN TIlE SOUTH-especially for Heal Es- I must remove a large lot of extra fine

f become a faithful adherent of the principle tate,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, Lemon trees, of Sicily, Genoa and Villa
by the worms. By the way the DIS Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable Franca varieties, from where they stand
which is built the founda-
upon PATCH in its new form and dress is a to reach our winter visitors or our and will sell them at a bargain. Also

tion of the Exchange, "Co-operation beauty, and just fills the bill, we can rapidly increasing permanent population.---- Peen-to Peach trees,4 to 5 feet, and Japan

on the part of the growers," for the not get along without -" -"--- -- Persimmons, cheap. AARON WARR,

following reasons : it.C. The Chicago, Burlington: ; & Quincy U. Georgetown Nurseries, Fla.
A. BACON R. Co. has
published a pronouncing .
-- -<-
1. To prevent a glut in the market. Ormond, Fla., Feb., 7, 1887.
320 ,
Dictionary containing pages, 32,000 Guns, Ammunition Ete.
2. To prevent a number of commission .-.-4 words and '
670 engravings. It teaches
Every one in want of anything in this

men in the same city from The Plant City Courier says Smith everybody how to pronounce correctly. line, should write for prices to

bidding down prices to get rid of fruit Dorrien, of Kissimmee, has 70,000 Send sixteen cents in stamps to PAUL ROCKWELL & KINNE,
MORTON G. P. and T. A., C. B. & Q. Rockwell & Co.
for which they have not storage room. cabbage plants set out. Successors to Nichols. ,
H.. It., Chicago, Ill., and get a copy of 38 West Bay street
3. To insure prompt cash returns the Dictionary-the cheapest book issued.Attentk'n. .
The pine-apple crop promise* to be ---4-
for fruit sold.
fine The fruit is o 4 "Anthony Nurseries"Have
a very one. now
4 To arrange with transportation on hand plenty of home grown
its the
companies for the systematic and quick making appearance, shooting as Peen To and Honey peach trees for sale.
term is. This is indus- The E. Moulie Florida Floral Perfu-
an important orders
Send in
Must close out. at
of fruit that the said your
moving so companies -
try in this county.-Key West t Equator mery Company{ will pay ten cents per I once. Better buy home {grown stock,
can afford to carry the fruit at pound for Sweet Orange Blossoms (and than from other states. Also fine Cali-

a low rate and in a guaranteed short The Florida Railway and Navigation the same price for Bitter Sweet and Sour fornia roots, viz. Golden Chasalas,

time. Orange Blossoms packed separately) delivered ( White grnIe Black Prince, Black :Mo-
Company have made at 45 West Bay street.
5. If there is profit left to di- arrange- rocco. Deep blue mission, and Sweet
any Full
directions for
ments with Mr. William Tompkius, printed gathering
Water, cts each or $25.00
vide that profit among the shippers. who lives two miles north of this place, packing and sending, will be addressedfree per 100.Grapevines These are genuine, Just from

All this can and will be fully and to every applicant. California. Also genuine Adriatic fig
for 50,000 tons of rock, which will be .
satisfactorily accomplished, and in the -4- trees 18 to 21 in. 75 cts each, can furnish
used at different points on their line. Kntllr Corn.

near future, and by the Fruit Exchange We learn that a spur will be run from Grain and forage plant will yield 25 to any this deciduous latitude. trees Also that a fine will lot prosper of sweet in

if the growers will only havea the depot a ong the Gordon right of 50 bushels grain per acre. seedling orange trees. :Fine Pecan trees

little pluck, and stand by the new way within the vicinity of the rock.- Seed required per acre 2 to 3 lbs. Price cheap by the quantity.For .

per lb 50c, or 51bs for $2.00,16c extra per address
system. prices,
Sumterville Times.
All honor to men like Mr. Green- lb by mail. Orders promptly filled upon I. J. BROKAW, Prop.,
receipt of price. Address(
leaf and his associates Shame to the .JOHN. GERMOND, Anthony, Fla.

few selfish large growers who, because NEW YOUK, Feb. 24, 1887. Keuka, Fla. Palm Hill Nursery.

they have a few good commission men The following is the market quotationson -H.H- Choice varieties of orange and lemon

and have the means of sending telegrams oranges this date: Jersey Red Swine.A trees grown on high price land, stock

to keep posted as to markets Fla. Oranges, fair to good per boxI 7.c) 2 2') first class Registered Jersey Red boar three years old and well rooted. Buds
1 5"! 2 (00
Hnssets. @ of For callon
past seasons setting. prices,
15 months old half breed and
would sacrifice the small poor, wasty 1 00<($ 1 25 pigs sows,
many growers
Fla. Cabbages . . per bbl. OO@ 4 00 bred to choice boars, for sale by or address DUNCAN BROS.,
whose existence as growers depends J. D. HASIIAGEX. CHAS. C. WILSON, Clear Water Harbor..Fla.
and who otherwiseare --- -.- --
upon co-operation, Rose Hill, Hernando Co., Fla.

at the of chance as to a glut, Grape Vines should always be moved
mercy -- --- ------ ----- ----- ---
before the buds start. As they often begin
and are as likely to send to "shyster" Meteorological. Petersburg Express Crates for Straw- to grow in February in this State,

commission men as to reliable parties. berries for sale at manufacturers prices. those wishing vines should order at once

The vaporing articles we read in --. Consignments of Berries, Oranges and Address W. C. STEELE,
,. other fruits and vegetables solicited.
many papers, pecking at the faults of -3 '.1aqluaM eJ:, es, as 05_d: "d: <. Send for circulars and stencils. Switzerland, Fla.No'rICE. .
jostupajpanq- .a,.a.. a.. a a:
the ,Fruit Exchange system do more r-- fcH alms a u.Ia.\v OOc'.J.o:: : E. BEAN, .

harm than good. Of course the sys- oooo :I _' -Ix -_ Waycross R. It. wharf,
a mf. Jacksonville, Fla. To Whom it Jfay Concern:
is not What .
tem perfect. important '
OwCM lIPIWUH nti0i' C.O Sixty days after the first publication of this
business system designed to handle the -to: hZ A IIUP uuaI\ 0 4G.arden notice application will be made to the Legis-
< 0Q Seeds. lature ol Florida for the passage of a charterof
of entire State and >
product an to con- tn "
..flU : 's'*1.0)o f n.*rS8S5SSS- 5w Are you going to plant a spring garden? the "Florida stock Fruit Exchange, wherebythe
trol transportation companies and contend ; fII; 0 '(1I;>0IQA I capital may be increased to a sum
:: Have purchased seed? If not than Thousand Dollars the
...ti -- ---- ------ you your greater Fifty ; par
.with the hundreds of natural Q) :> : Xfl send at once to Wm. A. Bours for his I value of (shares to be reduced from one hun-

enemies out of the State and the few s::: fr.: < 1.:3 1.:3s 'uollaa1IQ; >> > :: seed catalogue for the spring of 1887. dred dollars to Ten Dollars per Share; to allow
"" '" d! the corporation to and convey
II purchase
fools and selfish rich men in the State, :ac: 0 7.l. .xr. r"rJ.1 xx uo Just issued from the press of Chas. W. such real and personal property all may be
s:: fII;: I Dacosta. The Catalogue contains a full deemed necessary to its usefulness, including
in short o.
be made
could 'perfect one U4 ...
vehicles of transportation to lease or erect
; :n list of seeds adapted to this climate together I ;
and that the most disastrous :- j buildings! for storage of produce; and advance
year, year Ere I with hints
C.) 0 purl sat{;>uI UI is'ge :: comprehensive on on produce; to manufacture and sell such
tothe'growers: for fifty past years ? ; g IUUJUItU d11BQ : planting in Florida. :Mr. Bours does not materials!! as may be useful to fruit-growers

Stick to the Exchange Help it 3 J I ___ __ ____ r. handle commission seeds but his seeds I and gardeners,and generally to transact such
rJJ'Xs. I business an may be tor the interest of members -
e business and confidence and .. K are grown especially for him and will be with
with :t:1' I and others connected fruit growingand
your & :;; 0.
known business control- cE I I 11gQgalli I 044_ _3 t; i .;::;: found in every way reliable. l\Ir.llours kindred pursuits, and for such other

the well men ... .,...... e .---- cu also oilers a full line of forage seeds. powers as may be deemed necessary and
ling it, who have all made successes in t. '/'H c:::.::> .2 -.. CJ p., proper.
O : : -- -- -- .
O OosQ
their'respective lines of business, will ex cu Geo. E. Snow, of East Lake, states I D. GKKKNLKAF: J. D. MITCHELL,
-aot-i WWr o with Williams T. W. MOORE, :\I.J. DOYLE,
perfect' arrangements year by year, 1)C :: I Ot 001- oAz ...2 S that he is better satisfied \\')(. E. STANTON, ROBT. BULLOCK,

till we will wonder we ever were so ;:-..rJ. Clark & CO.'s. Orange Tree Fertilizer I B. M. BEAR
c OOo than any he has used In eight years' experience Board of Directors Florida Fruit Exchange.
foolish as to trust two million dollars'worth .JQ1amo.I'UH I oNao C>:) ... d with orange tree fertilizer.: i l Jacksonville, Fla., February 16, 1887.
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tens, scores and hundreds, growersare 4( >. :: d d c)":tC)! .::.: II: Bone Fertilizer is considered the bet o o SORGHUM HAND BOOK
flocking,to ''your support.To I SScgSS3falzSSH CI:! "' .!.G.;.;:.:.Z c now in the market. Office 61i West Bay t 'yt 4" 031887 SHRGHUMANDITS CCNCCRNIN8 MANUFACTURE THE CCOUREcf am
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Vine'UQ. pened over fifty bunches. Many of the season, for a heavy growth of the ground and allow it to start anew
these clusters were as compact and weeds and grass around the vines will from the root.
perfect as any that I ever saw. The check their growth.Do There is a considerable dif-
Grape Growing in Florida. vines being young, and allowed to not run a plow near the vines. erence of opinion as to the best
overbear, the bunches were not so largeas After a vineyard 'has been growing method of supporting the vines.
before Read by the W.Florida C.Steele Fruit Switzerland Grower's, and Florida the I have had at the North, but the | two or three years it should not be Many growers in Europe and Cali- i

In Florida joint session Nurserymen's at Orlando Associations'asaembled, Florida, 'on Feb- i berries were of the usual size, evenly plowed at all. It is the nature of fornia provide no support at all, but
ruary 17th,1887. ripened, well colored, and in every grape roots to run near the top of the by cutting back to spurs each year,
The written history of the grape way perfect specimens of this variety. ground, and this is especially true get the body of the vine into the
dates farther than that of any Being greedy for a big crop,I left too where commercial fertilizers are usedon shape of a stump a foot or more high,
other fruit, 'which we 'have in cultivation. much wood on the Concord vines, and the surface. The best cultivatorfor and this keeps the fruit clear of the
The fact that the first vine- the consequence was that many of the the vineyard is the one that will soil and the new growth is allowed to
yard,'of which*we have any account, grapes; failed to ripen. Some clusters kill all the weeds with the least disturbance sprawl around over the surface of the
brought shame and disgrace upon its ripened evenly, on others some berries of the roots. An Acme harrow earth. This method is the cheapest
owner and led to his pronouncing a would be perfectly ripe, while the rest will answer this description, if and requires the least labor, but i is
curse upon his son, should not be laid would be as green as they ever were. used often enough to prevent the grass only adapted to very slow growing
to the charge of the fruit, but ratherto If I had not seen the same thing hap- from getting a start. varieties.
that perversion of it which 'turned pen, from the same cause, in Indiana, In pruning most people leave too Northern growers use stakes, trellises e
its delicious;'juice''into a poison which when vines were allowed to overbear, much wood. The fruit of the grape with perpendicular wires, or trel-
teals, away the brains of those who I might have supposed that it was dueto vine is always borne on wood of the lises with horizontal wires. The last is
use it. It should' be a warning to all, something in the soil or climate of current season's growth that starts the most common method. It gives a
to heed the words 'of Solomon and Florida. from a bud found on wood that grew better circulation of air through the
"Look not thou upon the wine whenit The Hartford ripened much better last year. Sometimes when a vine is vines than is possible when they' are
is red, when it giveth his color in than the Concord, and instead of dropping cut back very heavily it will cause a tied to takes, and it is easier to get
the cup, when it moveth itself aright.At from the stem as soon as ripe, as bud on wood two or more years old, _at the fruit to bag it, which is necessary -
the last it biteth like a serpent and is usual with this variety at the North, which had been dormant, to start, but to preserve it from the attacks of
stingeth,like an adder." it hung on for two or three weeks, and such growth never produces fruit. It birds and wasps. The trellises with
'In' our meeting to day we are inter- seemed to cling to its stem as tena- follows that it is unnecessary to have perpendicular wires are more expen-
ested, not in the grapes and vineyardsof ciously as any other kind. any old wood more than six inches sive to make and to keep in repair
ancient history, but in finding out, The Brighton vine was not so favorably above the surface of the soil. If it and are only adapted to an elaboratearm
what varieties are best adapted to the located, and was not so largeas were possible to have the young fruit- and renewal system of pruning
soil and" climate of Florida, the best the others ; yet it ripened several ing canes start from the ground every which is not likely to become popularwith
methods of cultivating them, and how bunches of beautiful fruit'of delicious year, and when pruning in the fall, cut ordinary growers.
to dispose of the crop to the best ad- quality. away all the old wood and leave only The best fertilizer for grapes is the
vantage.In The Pocklington has not yet fruited. the canes intended for fruiting it one that contains the largest amount of
my remarks I shall confine my- The Duchess bore several bunches, would be much better. But it is not bone phosphate and the greatest per-
,self to what is generally known as but, though bagged before they were always possible to get these canes to centage of potash. A mixture of one
Northern'grapes, to distinguish them half grown, they rotted badly.If start from the ground, and therefore ton of cotton seed meal, one ton of
from varieties of the vitis vulpina, or 1 had po other basis for my opin- there must usually be more or less old bone meal, and four or five hundred
Scuppernong family. I have had no ion than the results of this small ex wood left. The first two to four buds pounds of muriate or sulphate of pot-
'personal experience with any of the periment, I should not feel that I was at the base of each cane are barren ash is a good formula for young 11 nu.
varieties of this Southern family. In justified in saying that grape culture and make wood growth only without A bout two pounds per year to each
fact it is not necessary to discuss them.It could be successfully and profitably any fruit. Each bud beyond that vine is sufficient until they come into
isgenerally known that about all carried on in this State. But within point will bear from one to four bearing, when the amount should be
than is 'necessary, in growing these the last year I have heard of buncues of grapes. Keeping this fact increased. The proportion of cotton
grapes, is to plant the vines on fairly numerous instances where vines have in mind it is easy to calculate about seed meal should be reduced when the
good soil being careful not to crowd been in bearing for several years. If how many clusters you may expect, vines reach a bearing age. The cost
,them, provide a support for them to one person is successful it shows conclusively and thus be able to judge how much of this fertilizer should not exceed two
,run over and then gather and market that the climate is not the wood it is best to leave on each vine. cents per pound, and an expense of
'the crop. They seem to need no cause of failure. If success had been Be careful not to leave too much, from four to eight; cents per vine each
pruningand very little, if anj, fertili- attained only on a clay soil, or where though it is possible to thin the crop year is not extravagant.The .
zing. Nor shall I have much to say there was a clay subsoil very near the after the grapes are set, yet there are proper distance apart for vinesis
about the'European or California varieties surface, then we might doubt whetherthe very few who have sufficient courageto also a matter of dispute, but the
of vitis vinifera, though theyare light soils of East and South Flor- do so. There are various systemsof most usual distance is about six by six
beginning to attract considerable ida were adapted o grape culture. But pruning, the grape growers of Eu- feet.In
attention. H. VonLuttichau, of there are vines in East Florida, on rope cut all the canes back to spurs, discussing the question as to what
Waldo,'sold white grapes last June, light soil, that have been in bear- as they are called, of two or three varieties we should plant, I shall con-
'from an unnamed'foreign seedling, for ing for five or six years, and buds. This method has also been fine myself to table grapes, and leave
forty cents per pound. The Black are still thrifty, and productive. largely adopted by the growers of the wine grapes to some one else.
Hamburg is also reported to be doing Jam' satisfied, from my own ex California. While this system works Those who read the DISPATCH will
remarkably well in Alachua county. perience, and what I have learned very well on the varieties of vitia vine- remember the quotation which I xuade,
Bunches of this variety grown in the from that of other fruit growers, that fera, it is not adapted to our stronger some weeks ago, from a letter received
open air are said to have weighed all that is necessary to assure success growing native vines. The simplest from Pancoast &Griffiths,of Philadel-
from three to four pounds. If these is''the adoption of a proper system of practical plan is to select from two to phia. The substance of it was, that in
reports are true, there is a wide field pruning, fertilizing and cultivation, four canes, according to the size and planting for an early market, we should
open for experiments in this line. and patient persistance in carrying it age of the vine, trim off all the later- aim,first, at,"the size and appearance of
The first'spring that I was in this out. The great trouble'with Northern als and cut off the ends leaving them the bunches, then earliness and qualitylast
'State. I procured about ''a dozen grape grape vines,'in this climate, is that from three to six feet high. Then cut as these early grapes are used
vines, including Brighton, Concord, the season is too long. They make away all the other wood. In selecting more for table decoration than for
Delaware, Duchess, Hartford and about the usual amount of growth and these fruiting canes, pick out the eating. They advised striving for a
Pocklington, and planted them near then stop to rest and then start a second largest and strongest that start from a large early white grape. H. Von Lut- '
my house. They received every week "growth. but the season is not long point as near the ground as possible. tichau, of Waldo, seems to
the, suds on wash-day, and some of enough for'this to mature. The rem- As the sap of the grape vine always what we want in an,,unnamed seeding
them, in addition, had an almost,daily edy is, not to allow them to rest in pushes to the highes point, the from Europe. It is a white grape,
dose dishwater. They'grew with a summer, but keep pushing them, so strongest; canes are often a long ways and,in spite of the unusually late season -
luxuriance that I never saw equalledat that the: first growth will go on vigor- from the ground. In that case, take last'year it ripened in June and
the North. They were planted in ously until fall. It is possible to'do the best that you can find and as near sold in Philadelphia, June 26th, 'for
March, 1884, and some of them borea this as I have proved by experiment, the earth as possible. If they are two forty cents per pound. But, as Mr.
few,grapes the next year. In 1886 but it cannot be done by givingone or three feet from the roots, probablythe Von Luttichau refuses to sell either
most of them ripened a very good crop small dose of fertilizer in the next season they will be still far- vines or cuttings, we cannot test it in
ofc fruit. One Delaware vine must spring. They must be heavily fertil- ther away and in a short time the only other parts: of the State.
have set nearly one hundred bunchesof ized when the buds begin to swell in good canes are five or six feet from The Empire State is a new white
fruit, for I picked off over thirty February and again in June. Afthird the roots on the ends of old wood. In grape, which is considered very prom-
clusters'when the grapes were about application in August will do no harm. I such cases, it is better to sacrifice one ising at the North. It has been tested
the size of peas, and yet the vine ri- They should be kept clean all through year's crop and cut the whole vine to I somewhat near Waldo, and is highly

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recommended for further trial. probably from acute seasickness for we HARDWARE !
The Niagara is another very fine tropical fruits.TROPICAL gave them no other excuse for dying.
white grape. While it has not been Orange raising has more drawbacks -
tested_ in this, State sufficiently to be than with us, though land is $1.25 to
I able to say positively that it will be FRUITS IN FLORIDA. $10.00 per acre and labor twentyfiveand

profitable if planted on a large scale, Comparative Effects- of the Severe forty cents per dav. The resultsare GEO. L. MoCoNiHE,
vet it has done so well in South Caro- Winter of'86 in Florida and the as numerous and m place of the
, lina that one man, near Aiken, has freeze they have the gales to fear and N
West Indies; Oranges, Co- ( w Building at Old Stand.)
several acres. A neighbor of mine has then their soil is so scarce and rock so
coanuts, and Pineapplesin
one vine which ripened some very fine the Bahamas. abundant that their best trees'make 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
fruit last season. but a stunted growth and are soon
Deleware grapes,from Georgia,were Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: seized with die-back. We visited one

selling in New York City at from We have just returned from a cruise grove, owned by a Capt. Lightbourne,
twenty to twenty-five cents per poundat among the Bahamas, made for the which contained seven and a quarteracres Hardware Cutlery Stoves and Tin war*.
the time mine ripened last vear. purpose of collecting seeds and plants.On and numbered 2,700 bearingtrees House Furnishing Goods, Granite and
f Owing to the cold weather last spring, the trip we gathered,some infor- all budded and ten years Agate Ware. Sash, Doors, Blinds,
\, the .vines were very late in, starting ; mation which we think may interest old. Buddcd trees bear at three feet Oils. Agricultural Implements,
Iron and Steel. Rope, Belting,
other years we should probably get your readers. All will feel a sort of seedlings at six or seven feet. Every Hose and Packing. Pumps,
into. market ahead of every one. grim delight to learn that last winter'sblizzard crevice in the rock will contain a tree, Steam and Water Pipe
THe'Brighton is a stronger and more was felt with disastrous seve- even though the crevices are not over anjl Fitting, Four
vigorous grower than the Delaware, rity to the farthest of the sunny isles. nine feet apart, while, should an inter- Steel Galvanized
ripens about with it or sometimes a True, there was no actual ice or frost, val of sixteen or twelve feet occur, an Fence Wire,
few days earlier. Fruit red, very yet the long continued cold, coupledwith artificial crevice must be dug with pick Man Grates t'els,
nearly the same shade as the Dela- the violence of the gale, did and bar. In general character the Eta
ware, berries and bunches both larger, about as much damage. From fiftyto fruit resembled the Havana rather
it is not so intensely sweet but by manyit sixty per cent of the young cocoa- than the Florida orange, being intensely -
is considered superior in flavor. It nuts fell blasted from the trees. Leavesof sweet, but lacking the; sprightly fla-
is a very promising variety" and many bananas and more tender vor so highly prized with our growers. Agent For
should be widely tested. evergreens, were singed, and many of We saw a few specimens which were
The Concord and Worden may be the pines were so chilled as to cause bright, smooth, thin-skinned and solid, Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend
considered together, the latter being a them to sucker without fruiting. At but the bulk of the crop was inclined and Boss Plows,Dangler Oil Stoves Perry
&:Co's Celebrated Stoves and Range,
seedling of the first and very similar, Cat Island, some sixty miles south- to be over-large, coarse-grained and Southern (St. Louis) White Lead,
but about ten days earlier and claimedby east from Nassau, where the largest thick-skinned, often pithy and rough, Masury's Pure Colors In 011,
many to be better in quality. Both pine-apple fields are situated, one sometimes rusty. Our opinion is,that Masury's Railroad A Liquid
are good grapes but would have to be planter whom we interviewed said they cannot compete with us in orange Paints, Fairbanks'
sold in our local markets as the skin that before the freeze he had reasonto raising, and that we are on about an Standard Scales.

of the berries is too thin and tender to expect a crop of 50,000 to 60,000 even footing with them, all things con- 4&-TIn Roofing Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
bear shipping to Northern markets. marketable apples, while he only sidered, in fruit growing ; but we shall Work to order.PIANOS .
Moore's Early is also a seedling of gathered 18,000 fit to ship. This is have to go away down south, buy landat
the Concord, but is two weeks earlier, worse than it was upon the Florida a "bargain," and then look sharp if
of better quality, and. will stand ship- Keys, where the numerical yield was we expect to produce cocoanuts as ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
ping.The. not materially lessened, only the size cheaply as they
Martha is a white seedling of being slightly diminished as well as can.JOHN B. BEACH. Genuine Bargains.
the Concord and is often called the the number of slips. But it does takea Melbourne, Indian.River. Fla., Feb. 10, 1887.
White Concord. It is one of the most veritable blizzard to reach across Melon Tree +* Paw-Paw. -
white the North and the stream, and in ordinary waters or
popular grapes Canca Being Sole Agents In the South for
( Papaya.)
checked in their
is worthy of trial here. cocoanuts are not
Entirely distinct from the Melon CHICKERING, MASON& HAMLIN, MA-
The Pocklington, sometimes called growth. The result is that at one
the Golden .Pocklington, is another year old they are as large as they Shrub ; is from South America, and is THUSHEK, BENT &: ARION
so-called white grape but has strong would get with us in three. We saw one of the most remarkable plants I
yellow tinge. A vigorous grower and groves which had been cultivated and have ever grown. The tree consistsof PIANOS
very productive, quality good. The manured which bore at five years from a branchless stem, crowned with ,
largest native white grape, clusters the seed, while there are others which very large palmate, deeply cut, most
have been grown which weighed one had been left entirely to themselves beautiful leaves. The fruit is pear-
pound.Mr. which generally required from seven to shaped, yellow, three to five inches in ORGANS,
Dubois recommends the Eume- nine years. One gentleman in Nassau length, and two to four in diameter,
lan for home use or local market. has the third generation of trees bear- grows in clusters among the leaves,
nut in'73. We and very delicious. It nas most remarkable -
This is one of the best grapes I ever ing,original planted saw PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
tasted, but as it is very subject to mil- trees bearing, planted as close as eight medical properties, and the I I
dew at the North, I had not supposedthat feet each way, but the nuts they pro- juice of the pulp is said to form an excellent -I tem Everyone, and prices given benefit guaranteed of our lowest.one price Easy sys-
it would do at all here. If it can duced were'small and many dropped cosmetic for removing freckles terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
before from the skin. The plant bears by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
be grown in Florida, every family mature. Twenty by twenty very steamboat landing.
should have one or two vines.It seemed the favorite distance for plant- I young, (when only two or three feet
is useless to extend this list far- ing, but it is very noticeable that a high,) grows rapidly, and is a per- -
will bear and petual bearer of flowers and fruit. I
ther the of solitary tree more larger
catalogue ,
any nurseryman
outside of Florida, will give descrip- nuts than those in good form, other consider this without exception the VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
4 tions of many desirable varieties that conditions being equal. most curious and interesting of all CORDEONSand
are worthy of trial. Of great interest to us were the silk plants for pot culture ; it is as orna-
W. C. STEELE. cotton trees*which attain an enormous mental as a palm, bears great quantities all kinds of small Instruments offered at
Switzerland, Florida.A J size ; the roots of the older specimens of fruit and flowers, is as easily logue.lowest prices. Send for our Illustrated cata

< forming large abutments often,twelve, grown as a geranium, stands the dry
New Native Grape. to fifteen feet high, and fifteen to air of a house remarkably well, and -

Professor Curtis reports the discov- twenty at the base. These serve to. should be in all collections of plants] Artist materials.

ery of a new native grape in Brevard prop up the tree during a gale. We however limited.. Martin. Bensen. Picture Frames,
county, Florida, and later in Duval found the Seedless Breadfruit of the Fine Pictures
county. Dr. Ingelmann calls it Vitis Pacific (Atrocaifus incisa) growing are being brought to Fancy Goods
Key West from Winward in
r Caribsea, or Carribbean grape. This upon one of the Islands. They consider I Keys Albums .
species has never been handled by fruit it one of the most hardy and desirable large Quantities. Over 1,500 crates
were shipped last week to New York.A can save In anything 1*
fruits but the you money
of their to
j growers, but may be expected to be- owing Music, Ait.or Fancy Goods. Write us tor
have.like the Labrmca varieties; wild absence of seed and the fact that it farmer of Cotton Plant plantedseven prices.
seedlings of this species have been the will not grow from cuttings, the number different crops in one field on..
parents ofa; majority.favorite American of trees is remarkably small. We the same day, consisting of sweet pota- -
grapes, and the introduction of started a number of plants from root toes, water melons, musk melons, tomatoes -
this new individual will be interesting cuttings and suckers but lost fifty to cukes and corn, most of whichare LUDEEN & BATES, S. M. H.

from'an experimental point'of view. seventy of them on the voyage back, up and growing nicely. SAVANNAH, eA.

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The patch bear like Mr. Coles', viz : "one Ventilation and Refrigeration. CARD.
Qauden, thousand bushels to the acre." I will Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

: : : :: : = try in another letter, to answer Mr. As I think I have sufficiently answered -
Powers' objections to the Expresscrate. Mr. Powers, "Z," and Mr. Per-
undersigned would respectfully Inform
With all modesty, as the slang ry, as far as mulching is concerned, I the public of Jacksonville and the State that
Notes from Panasoftkee.Mulchingor goes, I believe I can "paralyze" him. will curtail this letter sufficiently to they have opened an office at
Yours truly, W. D. LEWIS. dispose (I hope) of their objection to
no Mulching.Ventilation Panasoffkee,Fla., February 9,1887. the ventilated crate. At the outset, I 71 1-2 West Bay Street
vs. Refrigeration.Editor 4 desire all readers to remark that Mr.
FLORIDA DISPATCH : Plant Watermelons. P. makes to the
no objection theory of For the transaction of
In your issue of the 7th, my friend, Don't let that piece of ground go ventilation as being the most perfect
Mr. Perry, over the signature of "P," to waste, get it ready for something.There way of shipping berries, bu simply attempts -
and who by the way, is one of the are so many things one can to show that it cannot be car- General Agency Bulneb,
largest and most successful growers of plant most any day in the year, thatit ried out successfully. He says that a -.
strawberries in the State, says that, is not hard to decide what to plant. few crates can be shipped successfully, Making a Specialty of
be hopes we will soon be able to command Watermelons can be planted now, we doubtless in crates without ice, but
"suitable means of transporta- \have some up at this time February14th. that a car full of ventilated crates )
tion" in South Florida by which he The sandy soil is well adaptedto could necessarily have no ventilation. Real Estate,
means of course, refrigerators. He this culture. They are vines, and Now, assuming for a moment that
also "cautions the public" against "ac- this is a land of vines. Our woods there: is a grain of truth in this (whichis PUBLIC ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING.A .
cepting new ideas about mulching"from and hammocks, and "Bayheads" are a manifest absurdity, begging Mr.
the undersigned, adding that, full of them, they run rampant climbing Powers' pardon for differing with him),
Alachua county "don't get excited everywhere. So the melon is at if he will reflect one moment he will
over a quart of berries," and that, "a home here. Most any variety will see that the express company, with
small acreage and returns by telegram succeed, but for general use, and ship- rates at $3 or $4 per one hundred an Invitation share public to call patronage and become Is solicited acquaintedIs and
may prove the most profitable after ping nothing excells the Georgia pounds (and which, enormous as it is, hereby extended.
all,"' etc. As I seem to have Mr.\ Rattlesnake, and all that are shipped is five and a half cents cheaper than We have had placed In our hands for sale
Powers,of Lawtey,Mr.\ Perry,of Ham- before) the Savannah market opens, berries can be carried by refrigerators, some very
mond Ridge, (both successful growers will bring a good price. Then we with their their thirty or forty pounds
and reliable gentlemen) and"Z" whomI want an abundance for home use, and quart, in box and ice, extra weight), Desirable Properties,
do not know,all opposed to me on the in order to have them all through the could very well afford to pay the rail
question as to the desirability of mulch- season they should be planted at in- road companies their regular freightper In city and surrounding districts.
ing, I have first to repeat, what I said tervals, of two months, and they will car, and then place the crates in
in a previous communication, viz. : keep bearing until killed by the cold : the car, so as to give the proper venti-
"cash talks." Panaskoff has to of December or January. .. lation ; and. that it would pay them
date, shipped over one hundred and Nothing is more refreshing in a hot will, yes magnificently to do so. ButI Capital: InveJiJ'tlncn't.can
fifty quarts of berries at a net averageof day than watermelon; it is both food only "assumed" for a moment that a .
also be had by those desiring same by
two dollars and a half per quart, and drink, and of the most delicious carload of berries in crates could not calling upon or writing to us. Who will secure
and we do not mulch. Not only this, kind. The native Floridian understands have proper ventillation. The simple them?
our plants are now full of young fruit this, and you will always see fact is, they will have more perfect
and a heavy bloom and the yield is them in plenty around his house. If ventillation than a few crates. A few CORNELL & EOKERSLEY,

doubling every day. Mr.\ Eichelbeger you call there on a summer day, he crates may be surrounded with other 71% Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
who in five acre patch ((1 packages of merchandise and the air
was my will insist on your having a seat on -------
have ten acres in all, which I presume the piazza, and "trying the flavor of cut off in a slight measure perhaps,
Mr.\ Perry considers a very "small his melons," and in no way could a per- besides which, the car may, probably $15,000 Great Bargain $15,000ONE
acreage") to-day, remarked that the son be better entertained when tired always is, heated for the accommodation -
bloom at Ocala, (which by the way, is and thirsty. In planting melons of the express or railroad em "
fifty miles south of Gainesville or Ham- here do not have your"hills" as at the ployes, and on the other hand, a car '.',
mond ) about one-tenth of North, but dig a pole-pit in some full of ventillated crates has no other .
ours, and Ocala, bear in mind, mulches compost or stable manure and cover stuff in it, the doors are fastened open OF THE FINEST
heavily. I shall leave the subjectof with dirt about four inches deep ; then and if the ventillated crates are exam-
mulching with this remark, that, put in four seed two inches deep, and ined, it will be seen that a draught of
while heavy adobe soils may require have the place a little lower than the air must pass through from end to end Orange GrovesIN
mulching, ours does not, and the great ground that surrounds it so that the and from side to side continually, yes,
bulk of Florida soils do not, in my rain will settle there instead of run- and through, and over, and under, and
humble opinion. I have said nothingof ning off. This method is for high by the side of every quart of berries in
crickets, those detestable little pine laud. When the plants are the car. I'm afraid Mr, Powers has THE STATE FOR SALE.
wretches having one season ruined several inches high pull out all but never seen properly ventillated straw-
about two thousand quarts for me, of one leaving the most vigorous; do not berry crate. If he will visit me, I will -
as fine berries as were ever grown in be afraid of the "one plant" theory, it take great pleasure in showing him
Florida. Now as to suitable transpor- always succeeds best here. At the before the season of 1887 is over, just
tation. We have an Express service first hoeing pull more dirt around the how we pack and ship a full carloadof This Grove contains 20 acres all In trees,

that puts our berries into Philadelphiain vine, but keep it low enough for strawberries successfully. No, no, situated in Sumter county. It has many advantages -
forty hours ; we have an Expresscrate water to settle there. At the next Mr. Powers, your system must go. It
as! to location,ana ought to be seen
holding thirty-two quarts whichis hoeing put more dirt around it and is like riding to California uow-a-days
thoroughly ventilated and which some fine straw thrown on the centre horseback. W. D. LEWIS. to be appreciated.
carries our berries without any loss of the vine will keep it in bearing Panasoffkee, Fla., February 14, 1888. 1r
whatever, at four and one-half cents longer. The refuse of these melons -

per quart freight (as against ten cents will go far towards the egg making John F. Bruck, a practical tobacco
by refrigerators in Gainesville), delivering business if thrown into the poultry planter, will plant forty acres with The Grove is Actually Worth t
, them, according to Pancoast & yard, and the way that the fowls "go Cuban tobacco seed, near Monticello.
Griffiths, in Philadelphia, in "drier, for them," show that they are not $25OOO,
Bounder and better condition." Besides much behind their masters in the way Professor Moulie is busy fixing the
these crates we have the Southern of taste. The melon rinds are good delicate odors of the yellow Jessamineand
Rot the owner Is compelled to sell to raise
Refrigerators for any and all par- either preserved or pickled, and that will soon be ready for the orange
ties desiring to ship by them and it is which is no use for animal life will blossoms. money at once for other purposes.
well known that they are as good as make a special food for vegetable More land has been sown in oats
any in the country and infinitely better growth.There. this season than for many years, and -
than most. I have no desire to differ was so much to say about the the promise is fair for a large crop.- ? L>
with these gentlemen simply for the melon that we must let the other Quincy Herald. Apply toCORNELL
sake of differing. I am simply a resident things wait for a further hearing.
grower seeking light on this S. L. REED. Messrs. Yates, Jett & Young, of e
question. I want to raise the most Pittman, Florida. Plant City, made their first shipmentof & ECKERSLEY,
berries and get the most money for 4.. strawberries to Pancoast & Grif--

them. I wouldn't mind having my Orange blossoms everywhere. fiths on February 5th. n West Bay street, Jaakionvllle. Flaf



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The peach crop around Waldo promises ; SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD.Central .

to be unusually large. ,
aWEAVERORCANS: : ( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER SUNDAY, November H, lR86, 1:30 a m,Trains
I will leave and arrive as follows:

Threeturnips of the SOUTH BOUND. NORTH BOUND.
strap variety,
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on exhibition in Manatee I. .' ...
Liverpool .1 ; -
WHITE PEKIN DUCKS BUFF COCHINS I dO : 0 0'' I :0:0''I 0 .1 0 .o .
I o I .zl :::0 0 -0 0 0
County four .z '
measures twenty twentyeight .cZ i a : z .z r..o
Golden laced W. F. 3z c az 5Z. >.z .nz :
Scabrights, Blk. E I 5 'S : '::: S : S 5 'nz
and thirty inches in circumference Spanish, Clalborne Games, Light Brahmas. _.1 5 d".'4.1, '-::d'::i 0 U v 0 0 U I 1'I y Z o sr:c.' 8TATI01'lS.' 'I I ..S'...... :' v ;.... i v v a a3I ..
respectively and weigh Silver Spangled breaded and crested, = I, U U r.. I = i U I _I: r..
twentyone 81.50 13. aA til c < C spa"A
Eggs, iC
per 2. : I l
and a half poundc. Rouen Ducks, Knapp's White Leg- i -- ....I; = .... I i ::2..I I
; horns, Hawkln's Plym. Rocks, Pit Games. B. M P M I i. M AM P31 Leave--Arrived A 3i A M P M P M A K
R. and Spangled Game liaiitams. Eggs, ...I....::r.. ..:... ...... :....:......... ... .I .R. R. Wharf...! I...... l.. '... ..'...i: ........ ........ ......
In your hurry over other work do $L.al per 13.White o 110 30 4 40 2 00 8 5Q,10, 00!' 7 4 1...... anford .....,,115'' 2 30f 8 35 I"100 100 320 ,8 06
Crested black Poland, Bo. 10 4 48 510 9 051013, 75.....* Belair.......:1121 2..1 825124S 350'4051 7 50
Dot-neglect to brush up about your neys Brown Leghorns, Prestons Wyandottes 3 ....401 ...... ...... ..... ...... ........CCrystal Lake.. 111..1, \ ......I,_......r ...... ...... ......
home. Make everything neat and at- HouduiiK. Croad's Langshans. Eggs, 32.00 4''It) 45, ...... 5 15 9 ...........I. Bents. ... 1101 216 8 _01 I""".",1 315 ....... .
per 13. And Cockerels of above for breeding ]10 55: 4 58, 515 I 9 10..10 451, 8 0 .....Longwood ....f103' 200 8 10,12, :37 3 3J: 3 40 7 25
tractive. Whitewash your fences, barn, ", purposes, 82.50 each. 13,11 Ol: S 03 S 3J: ; 9 lliO! 8 35 ... Altamonte '''11021,! 8 OOI 30 I ? 25 310 713
j A chicken house and all out buildings Seminole Turkeys, (a 40-lb. pure Bronze 14:11;: IJ,4! 206 5 3SI: 1 9 3.J111 -}, 8 4x1., ....._Mayo........,1011 153i 7 5411:; 261 320 2 58 7 05
j t bred to hardy domesticated wild hens. Eggs, 15111121 0 OS, 5 43 9.3821 :JiJt l 9 551.Maitland' .....100 1 45{ 7 50,1.. ZJ, 3 15 245 700
about you, where you cannot afford to 83.00 for 9.Booted. 1811120:, 515 5 52 9 45115;, 910 ..WinterPark._ 971 1 40t 7 IS'. 301 225 650
White Cuban Carrier Pigeons ID......_ ...._ 600 1 ......j. .. ..... .....;'Vllcox......! 9.5{) ...... 734........ 300 ...... .....
use the paint. If you want settlers to 81.50 per pair. 22 \11 35 5 26' 6 OS, 10 001125.5 9 50 ......Orlando._... 931, 128 7 2812 02 255 155 630

come in around make home VILLA ZANZA 25 ,........ .. ... ...... ......' ...... 1(1 05 ......Gatlin ...... ...... ........ ...... ...... ......
you your POULTRY YARDS, 26111 45 5 34'' 620, 1012'' 1 15.. ...........Jessamlne... 89! 1 131: 7 13111 49j 2381240 602
attractive and Itlumitec Flu. .
pleasant. ___ ._ __ __ u_____ 301.; : ; $ ,;, I 552

Experiments in tobacco culture in 34,12, (J7 S 50 6 45 A M 10 3.5 21&11 25,.?.McKinnon... 81 ,,12 50i 6 5211323 P 12 1511210 5n:
FLORIDA LANDSAlong 40112 40 615' 700 600,1050 2 551..Kissimmee... 15,124U, 6 4011 20 8 45 200111 35 520.u
South Florida have been made on a :12 50. ......, PM, A M ..... ,,12 101..Capmbells.;\ .. 7112 f5 AX ........ H p ......
08 6 42, 680 345'17' 30 ..Lake Lockei 6311 47 10 44 8 351 x.1'521 1'-. 4 28
limited scale, and with very encouraging the line of the 57 1 201, 652, 6 42 4 10.12 45 ....Davenpor..., 0811 35 103'1 8 00. 410
results. There is little trouble ex 611 130 7 00'' 6 52 4 25; 1 20'...Halnes City._' 4711 2i 10 22 1 50 9 4.5 355
South Florida Railroad, 68'' 148 714 7 10 5 051 140 Bartow June, 12 10 01 7 35 9 20 3rr:
perienced in growing tobacco in any 72 158 721! 720 525, 155 ...Auburndale. 4J: 10 50 954 7 21 8 55 3 IDTf
'J he great highway to Cuba. 2 08 7 28 7 30 5 4Q1' 2 *! ...*tFltzhughs..1' 3310 :r'f 9 4t 6 58 8 40 3 08
of the Union ;
but the soil and
part 83': ', 2 ZJ 7 4;, 7 5.3 6 Ji 3 _>;,.....Lakelald..... 321013 9 30 640 8 15 2 50
climate of very limited areas seem to These lands are. admirably adapted to growing 93 2 48 8 0' 8 20 7 30( /........ ...Plant City...., 2210 00 9 05 610 710 215
98 ; 2 58 ......' 8 aJ: ..... .......,I........c Cork_......1 17 9 50 ...... 5 -is I ...... ......
be especially adapted to the finer qualities Orange., Guavas, Pine-Apples, 103 ; 310 8 22 8 H 8 3.1 j I.4 05 .......Seflher..I! 12i 9 431, I 8 35 5 3.5 6 20 1 37
of the weed. In South Carolina 105 3 14 8 28; 8 50 8 4 1 12 ...Mango.; .....' 101 9 35 8 28 5 28 610 130
and other semi-tropical fruits, also 109 325 900 J1 .Ortent .. 9 20 518 .
tobacco has been produced from seed Early Vegetables and Strawberries. 115'':, 3 40 I S"5 : 9 15 9'Z5,':4 :50.Ar' Tampa-'L g A M ifoo 5 00! 5i too
from Cuba that is said to compare favorably -- -- -- -----
with the tobacco Flag Stations. Trains No. 3 and 6 leave from and arrive at J., T. & K W. Depot. No. 1,
grown on Town Lots in growing town! along the line 2,3 and 6 Daily. No. 4,6 7,8 9,10 27 28 And 29 Daily except Sunday. Trains No. 3 and 6

that island, both in flavor and appear- of Large road.tracts, in various of the State. stop only at Orlando, Kissimmee! 1'3artow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. No.30 Daily
parts except Monday. No. 3 stops at Kisslmmee for SupperNos.. 1 and 2 stop at Kissimmee for
ance and there is reason to believe for Grazing purposes, Sugar growing, and
Dinner No. stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. stops at Lakeland for Supper.

that the growing of tobacco for the timber.Map and information furnished on applica- i checked Trough through.Pemberton Tickets.sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage

manufacture of in tion toLAND --- -- --- -- -- ---- --
cigars equal every ------ --- -
Ferry Branch.-;S.F.R.R.
respect to those imported from Ha- DKPAKTMENT}SOUTH FLORIDA R. R., I Sauf.rd and Indian River Railroad.
South Bound North Bound.
Sanford, Fla., or
in the future becomean ---- -- .
vana may, early Read Down.__ Read Up. '
attractive and remunerative indus- FRED. T. rflYEHS, : lt Ac.- F'st Ac. m Dally except Sunday.
General Land Agent, : !'M'1 & t STATIONS. M'l &Ft =" ----
try in that section.Orlando Reporter. 82 West'Bay fct., Jacksonville, Fla. ,,19. 21. 20. 22. South Bound. North Bound.

I Read Dowd._ Read_ Up.
P.M. A.M A. M P.M. : -
o 5.25 7.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.45 6.50 57 90 Pas. P !I. IH. !
M Al N FOR 18871 1 529 7.45.fitzgerald 9,4u &! ';: &tc't &Ft STATIONS. !&It't :

t be sent F all who write for ft. It is 3 s.J5: ..1............ *Oriole .... 9.35..153 ti ZJ. 25. ;: 24. |
SA a Boo Of 128 paffMt with ban-a 6 ...... ...... Bay City. .. i ...... ..151 '- -
of fflnatr tk hree_ '_.ored Y ales, 10 5.50 8.201..1., ........... .,1lacou.... ... 9.IX .6.10,47, a.1D p.m a.m p.m
tell all about THfi BES Garden, Farm 12 I 5.57 8.301....... ()wen l boro........' : 6.00'4' ) 0 10.15 5.101v..Sanford..ar: 7'5i;; 1.1019
and Flower AVBPBVfcJl Bmlb, PlaBU, Thoroof hbred Stock and Fancy 6.10 9.05 .'........_Uade City_.........! 9 021 5.J5141: 4 10.30, a...!! ....... Fort Heed......... 1.40 I.f>'> 15
Poultry.. ItFLOWERS V h m mm%T dMaitM RARE NOVELTIES in VECJETABKKH and 161 6.30 9.451......... Hlchland............ 8.45i 4.l5OH:: 610.4UI 5.J.: '> ....... ..!.Rutledge......... 7.30 1.4513
u t L U UI f reJ value,which cannot be obtained elaewhero.: Send .52 10.20 .........Teddervllle .. 40.525. 7 10.47, 5..4 :............. 7.L' 1.3512
laddnv on ft iw 7 postal for Uw moot complete Catalogue published,to 37 7.(1110.38 .......... Kathleen. 8.2I 8.10iO 20 12i 11.01,, 6.i0( ............Clifton ............ 7.00' 1.13 7
ADEIPHIAPto 4'7.1510.50' ........Grlffill.s 11l18.01; ;&2&17! 14111.2.5; 6.05\ *Tuskawllla.. 6.fo1/ 1.05, 5
f 13 7.30 ..........Lakeland.l .......... 7.5.) : 19j11'-I'7' : : I I5l ............l 12.50,4,
7.b511.2i!,............hlaske........... !.30: 2.1014; I._}!. ; 6.t0ar..Lake i| Chajm..lv 6.lOiI2.30-; ;,-0>

"Fine gardening marks the progress of clvillzatloll.-BA"O 571 .8.1012.101Arrive..Bartow..h.. .vet ..15., 2.00. 0'' .
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Bartow Urancla.-Daily. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bartow,
How to make fine gardens how with for Bartow.
to -- ------ I at Bartow Junction tram
South Bound. Worth Bound. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from
grow choice flowers, fruit and vege- Pas.jPas.Was'l I Pas. Pas. I Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pember-
; No.&Ftl&Ft, ,- ; P rATIONS. I;::!&Ftl No &"'t i ton Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for
tables in perfection for pleasure, 11. ]3. 12. 1S 12.; U. 16. I Pnnta Gorda.
j / - No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for
profit and health, may be learned in -1--/-1, ,Lv ,Ar11! A M.IP... P.M. I I Sanford.No. .
1Ila 2.10 7.15 0 Bartow J nCiI211O.40! 1.40 6..10 13-At Bartow Junction with train from
full by reading that best of all 11.30, 2.28 7.351, 5WlnterHvnf,, 8110' 1 1.25 6.11)) i Tampa.No. .
11.42, 2..0 7.50; .Eagle;, Lake! 510.05: 1.13! 5.5.5 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern
American gardening works, The 1.52i i 2.55> 8.00))121;*G'rdonvilIe 01| 9.55'1, 1.03i 5.45 I train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow Junction
12.05. | 3.11)1)| 8.i517arBartowlvl; [ I 9.4312.50: 5JM with train for Tampa.
American Garden -- --- --- ---
which has I No. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains
CONNECTIONS.TRAIN from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with
just united with itself that sterlingold No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda.
DeBary>Baya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for
journal The Floral Cabinet. This and J.T. & K. VV. train from Titusville; : Tampa and Kissimmee.
at Bartow function with train for Bartow; No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
illustrated magazine of horticulture at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry.No. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at
2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee.
is entirely independent, Js not run at Bartow Junction with trains to and from No. 20-At Bartow with Florida Southern
J Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lakeland -
for any merchant, has no axes to Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jacksonville, with train for Tampa; at Pemberton
and J., T. & K. \V. aim for Jacksonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for
grind, and is run solely in the inter- Titusville.No. : Gainesville and Palatka.No. .
,: 3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern
ests of American.gardening.. It is Coaches without change between Jacksonville Railway for Punta Gorda.
=Fi and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No. 22-At Bartow with Florida Southern
::> the work of practical men and ,. T. & K. 1\. train from Tituaville; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Uorda; at Lake
tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tarn. land with train for Tampa.
4 f women in all sections of the country. pa on MondaysVednesdays and Fridays : (Connections are matte. at Tampa by tha
Limited West India };.a..tlal1., both north
-mob with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, ,
(See list of contributors.) and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and t Saturdays :j I and south bound with the elegant and conorm
with Plant :Steamship Company's ships for dious Fast Mail Steamships Mascotte and
Ky West and Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Steamship Co., to and
6-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana, and with steamer -
\ Coaches without ch&ngetrom Tampa to Jack Margaret for all points on Ilillsborough
PRICE $1.00 A YEAR ; reduced from sonville.; Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee River.
Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Pa8port can be applied for through any
-i $2.00. All premiums abolished. Margaret from Manatee River,and on Sun Notary Public, and Notary's certificate that
L days, Tuesdays aLl Fridays with Plant such application has been made, when vised
Greatly improved in every way. Steamship Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West, will an-
Key W'est.o. swer the purpose of a Passport.w.
7 At Lakelami with train for Pemberton :\ ,
Ferry. Gen. Freight & Ticket Agent.

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OCALA,Fla..September 15,1885.
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SVNNAlLrLORIDA AND WEST'N Pul man Buffet Can and Mann Boudoir HING
Buffet Can via Waycro,Albany and Ma- CHUNG Oranges and Lemons!
BA.IL'W.A con, and via Waycross Jesup and Macon
I between Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also CHINA WARE and JAPAN GOODALL
WAYOROSS SHORT LINE through Passenger Coaches between Jackson- *
ville and Chattanooga.Pullman KINDS.OF Consignments soljcited.l''Liberal advances

I TIME CARD IN EFFECT- DEC. 5, 1886. Buffet Cars to and from Jackson- Handkerchiefs and Curiosities. made.parties desiring Woald.be to pleased ship here.correspond with
ville and Nashville via Thomasville and
Call and'see goods.No. Summers Morrison & Co.
All Trains on this Road are run by Central Montgomery.Pullman ,
Standard Time. Buffet Cars between Jacksonville 22 Laura Street,,near Bay, 174 South Water St-/Cblcago.

Passenger Trains will leave and arrive dally, and Wa blngton. Jacksonville Fla. Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago -
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rai -
as follows: : J. V. Farwell A To., Chicago.\
WEST INDIA FART XAII and Steamship connections and baggage -
j Leave Tampa via S. F. R. R........ ...... R.:00 p m checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berths I CURE FITS THE DTNGZir fc CONARD,CO'S
II Sanford via J.,T.A K. W......... l.-OO a m and sections secured at the Company's Officein BEAUTIFUL EVER.BL00SLUYURc.SES
41 Jacksonville.*........................... 7.00 a m Astor's building,82 Bay street, and at Pas When t say cure I do not mean merely to stop them for e
I Arrive Jacksonville...................?.._12:00) n'n senger Station, and on board People's Line time and them bas them return again. I mean radical :
+a Arrive Waycross.....__..................... 9:10" m Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee and core.SICKNESS I hare made a life-long the disease UueI of,.FITS I warrant,EPILEPSY my remedy or FALLING to
i'e+ Arrive Savannah.....__..........._......1155 a m DeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson CUT to* wont cases. Becaue others hare failed U ns
Arrive Charleston....._...._....._..... 4:50Jpm ville. WM P HAKDEK: reason for not now reeelYlof a cure. Send at once for a
Arrive Richmond......_...................... 6:19am Gen?'B' Pa.se"r T A2pn' treatise and a Free Office.Bottle of my Infallible remedy for; Gift For 18 Ymn our Great t3peclai1tYbUQsso
Arrive Washington...._..................11:00 a m R.I. 1rT.lJr.MTNA. Q"naf'int"nf1"nt sad Express l will and cue Post J'CHIo DK.H.It costs.BOOTtl you rthlnc Pearl It a,trial K.T; powing Latest and Novelties distributing andll-n ROSES.eeaedarrdaort.inoutaizeaandprioeetawitaU.WeseadsTROMaT1I W.ham aDb
Aral ve Baltlmore.._...._..............12:18 p m -- ------ -- -- -
Arrive Philadelphia.............._......_ 2:47 p m JOHN F. STRATTON'S 018: FLUB Iafeq b1 mail or express taD pDa
Arrive New York .............._....._ 5:90pm! 3TO,12PLANTS
1 Pullman Buffet Cars Tampa to Washington, CELF.HRATED S I. :.gl n.m

and New York to Tampa. Brans Rand Instruments. OurNewGuide,88 pPldeearibeeMaibAOO..c
varieties of Roses,the beat BJd'1b' Mil........
Nsw OKUEAXB: CXPKK8 ALSO Climbing fines,and New and Rare PIewet'
Leave Jacksonville........ ... :00 _
A uu
Heeds,and tells how to cheat .
Arrive Jacksonville.......................... 7:35 p no JOHN J!'. STRATTON Address THE I11NGEE grow fc CONARD COKE.

Leave Callahan................_................. 7::(3 a m Gold Trumpet Boae. Growers. West Grove Chester Co.:
Arrive Waycross.................._.??......_ 9:10 a m Accord eons. -
Arrive Thomasville.........-............... 1:22 p m Fe r THE CHAMPION FENCE WORKS
Arrive Bainbridge..........._.... .._.. &35 p m The handsomest Accordeons ,
Arrive Chattahoochee........................ 4:04 p m in the market.
Arrive Pensaeola via L.A N.R.fL....10:10 p m E. M. WESTON, Manager.
Arrive Mobile via L.&N.R.R........... 2:15: a m MARION C4 JOHN F. STRATTON'SPiccolo
Arrive New Orleans viaL.A N.R.R.. 7:10 a m Accordeong. Works at Waycross Depot,

Arrive Albany........_.................... &42 p m The very best and cheapest Fence made. John ''. Stratton
+ Arrive Macon via Central R. R......... 824 p m : Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which (In centre of E.Bean's Packing-House)
Celebrated Harp"
1 Arrive Atlanta via Central K. R.1215 a m each picket is firmly riveted. Can be put up Guitarsetc. Jacksonville, Fla.
Arrive Chattanooga via W.Jt A.R.R. 555
a m very rapidly and so as not to sag verv dura-
Arrive Nashville via N.C.A 8t L.R.Rll:45 a m ble. The only fence used by the Boston and ., etc., etc. This Is the cheapest and most desirable
Arrive Louisville via L.fc N. R. RMM .:bO p m Albany R. R. Co. Do not confound it with Fence now made. U Is made of the best
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville an inferior article. JOHN F. STRATTON BESSEMER STEEL WIRE and Yellow
and New Orleans via Pensaeola. ands For descriptive circulars address as above. 49 Malden Lane, New York. Pine Picket' Orders for Fencing promptly
Mobile to and from Jacksonville and Louisville --
- -- attended. Come and see samples.I .
via Thomasville.Atlanta and Nashville e Irproved Chestm .
and Cincinnati to Jacksonville,via Jesup. Warranted eholerm proof. 4" /:SHAKER'SCARDENSEEDS am sole agent for he Counties of Duval
A C. LINE EXPRESS.Leave Express prepaid. Wins litprises Clay St.Johns, Marlon andAlaehuaforthe

' Jacksonville....................._...... 2:05: pm in the States and Foreign Champion ,Fence MacMnnt. Machlue ,can
Arrive acklOnV1lI.12:00 n'n Countries. *welched { Le seen in op ration at my work
.-lb.. Send for
Leave .................._. 2:47 p m I Lion and price of these descrip f am- E. M. WESTON,
Leave Chattahouehee... ...... ..............11:30 a m howl TUB ItLWasd GREATLY E1fUBGD CATALOGUE Manager.
Leave Thomasville.... ....._...............1:45 p m L 1.hatco, CUwU, O.| Mataifloently Wad.,tent to any address on mot _
Arrive Waycross..........._................... 4:40 p m Send lor facts and mention this "cif1 tree.lltampa s to tor Ben1ar RELAIK GROVE NURSERY
Arrive Brunswick via B.A -* R.R.. 8:2B p m -- : atw.oletl&leprj .tSeend ffo iAdddrreW NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varie-
Arrive ".up........................................ &16 p m 811AKER HEED CO..lilT.LIWANON N.Y ties of ORANGE and LEMONS,acclimated and
Arrive Macon via E.T. V. G. R. RU1:20 p m M JOHN BULL'SSmith's -,- tested at Belair. Also, PECAN TREES. Applyto
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. G.R.R. 2::25 a m Donald Houston, Supt. at Belalr.or,
Arrive Chattanooga via E.T.V.A G. 840 a m ORANGE HOME. T. F. HUGGINS, Agent,BanfonL:
Arrive cIneinaati via 0.8. R. R...._ I:45 p m

Arrive HavaBBahi ._..._..._ 7-Mp 1D TonicFOR 8m FRUIT & ORNAMENTAL
Arrive Oharletton____.._._ 1:25 a m ] ,
Arrive' Wllntlnfto_....._._........_ 8UKam) A Beautiful Spot In a Healthylocatloa.; .lllllli1 MAGNOLIAS
.Arrtft Weldon...................__._ 2:15 pm
Arrive Biehmoad. _............_...._ ft.-OOpm THE CURE OF PALMS ROSES
S Arrive Washls toa__.._................HKWpm Unequalled for Orange Culture and Trucking.On I ,
Arrive Baltimore...__._...............11: 5 a m CLEMATIS, ETC.
Arrive Philadelphia............_......__ I.aamArrive FEVER and AGUE the F. R. & N. Co's main line 25 miles
New Tork.' ..........-............... fc5Q a r south of Ocala, 8 miles north of i.
Pu1laaD"au Sleeping Cars to>>aad from Or CHILLS and FEVER Transportation unexcelled.A 10 Medals and 39 Premiums
Jacksonville amd 'New York,also. "Jaeksonvllle ,
via J. specialty of Educational AWARDED AT THE
tojClncliiiiatl *up.KAJIT Facilities, moral
iLOSIDA m...1.. AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The home Influences, health and reasonable World's Exposition) m New Orleans.

Leave Jacksonville...............____ m profits from all agricultural and Industrial
Arrive'JaoksonvlUe ........ ...........;.tib5s m proprietor this celebrated madidoJvttl pursuits. All I ask Is a personal inspectionof -
Leave Oallaaan." .... .......................... 5:41 p as j claims for it a superiority over all reD Orange Home and vicinity. New Descriptive Catalogues, containingmany
Leave Wayoross' ................................... 7A8 p m dies ever offered to the public for the SAP] Will sell Real Estate, Oran e'Groves Town New and Rare Varieties will be sent:
Leave'Gainesville........................... 3A5 p m OKETAIV,IPEEDT and PEBXANENT oux I Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands., No. I.-Fruits, Grapevines, Olives.. .4 cents.
LeaveLake; dty.:..............<..... .......... &>>p mGave of Arne and Feveror Chills and Fever' whet] I No. II.-Ornamental Trees, Ever-
Live()&)[.4...T,..........._....._._ 7539)p m of short : Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOWN- greens and Plants...... .4 cents.
Leave ThomasvUle......__.........JldQ p m er or 10qlta1l.dh'g. He refers to tb malls, general stores etc. JOHN ROCK,
Arrive Albany.........__..___.... .. 1:55 a m entire Western and Southern country to bet Corespondence solicited. References of the .
I Arrive Montgomery via Central R,R. 7:30 a m him testimony to the truth of the aucrtio best furnished. SaD Jose, California.Farmers'

Arrive Moblls via L A N.B. R.......... 2:10 p m that in no case whatever will it fail to cure ..Dont buy until you write to me.
Arrive New Orleans via L. &N. B.R 7:30 p m thedirtetioniartstiiotlyfollowedandoarrieout Wagons and Carts.If .,
Arrive N..bvtlle.vla. L. &N. R. R... 7.-05 p m In W. C. DODD.
Arrive Louisville via L. & N.R.B:... 2:12 a m a neat many eases a single dose hi -
Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. R. R... 6:30 a m been sufficient for a cure,and whole familic -- ,-- Orange Home, Sumter Co., Fla. you want a first-class Wagon or Can
Arrive BU"Louis via L.&N. K.R..MM.. 7:40 a m have been cured byes single bottle,with a pe. The Cheap for Cash,call on
I Pullman Buffet Can to and from Jacksonville feet restoration of the general health. It i Largest and Most Complete Estab- R. D. ZAHM,

and Louisville,via Thomasville,"Albany, hows ver.prudsnt,and in every cie more ce, lishment South. Jacksonville,Fla.

Bartow Montgomery and Montgomery and Nashville via,and Gainesville.to and from tams to cure,if its use is continued imallf Office, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Street.

doss for a week or two after the disease hr Farm Wagons from.$35.00 to moo
8AVA1 NAH KXPRK88. II Carts and Drays from ... ..125.00 to$28.0'
Jacksonville.-...-*..........._........ 8:15 p m been checked,more especially in difficult anlonMtandinff
Arrive Jacksonville....._. ....._.......... 6:15 a mLeave cases usually this medicin
Callahan: ................................ 9:05 p m will not require any aid to keep the bowels i Early Spring Vegetables and Flowers.
I Arrive Callahan.) ..........._................... 5:25 a m good order.;Should the patient, however,rt Farmers, Gardeners and Florists use the
Leave Gainesville_................._....... 3:55 p m quire a cathartic m.4icmeafterhaviDRtake Patent Protecting Cloth,originated{ and prepared -
Arrive Gainesville .............................10:05 a m only by undersigned. It Is equal to
Leave Lake City............................-._ 3:20 p m three or four doses of the Tonic,a single doc glass, and costs but a tenth as much,on Cold
Arrive Lake City.........._...................1o:15 a m Of KEKT'S VEGETABLE 'J'AVTT.YPILL' y I Frames and Hot Bed*. Protects from frost,
Leave Live Oak................................... 7:20 I) p m will be sufficient Use no other. promotes hardy and rapid growth, does not
Arrive Live Oak....._........................ 6:40: a m shrink or decay rapidly. Widely known and
Arrive Thomasvllle.....-......_............. 7:15am DI .. JOHN B'tJ'LL.S extensively used. Trade supplied at low rates
Arrive Albany....................-.............Mll:40 a m Send for circulars, samples etc. free.
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 7:55 p m SMITH'S TONIC SYRUP, U. S. WATERPROOFING FIBRE CO.,
Arrive Nashville via L.& N. R. R ..... 6:55 a m BULL'S' 56 South St., New York.
Arrive Lioulsvllle via L. &: N. R. R. 1:57 p m SARSAPARILLA, --- -- .
Arrive Cincinnati via L. A: N. R. R... 6:35 p m BULL'S WORM DESTROYEIThe -Snowdrift Poultry Yards
Arrive Rt. Louis via L. A N. R. R...... 8:00 p m
Arrive Waycross.' ................ ............11:20 p m Popular Remedies of the DaFrtBdpsl /. Geo. S. Hacker & Son KETJKA, PUTNAM Co., FLA.
Arrive Brunswick via B. A: W. R.R.. 6:40 a m ,
Arrive via B.& W.R.R........ HAMER .
Albany 4:45 a m Offlc*.831 Main St, LOUISVILLE K KEV. NOEL R. Proprietor.Fresh
Arrive Macor via Central R. R......-.. 9.-01 a m MANUFACTURER OF 1 ,
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R-...... L-05 p m I eggs of White Wyandottea, SLOG;
Arrive Chattanooga via W.&:A.R.R. 7.1/7 p m 'PENNYROYAL PILLS"CHICHESTER'S DOORS SASH, BLINDS MOULDINGAnd White Plymouth Rocks and White Leg nous

Arrive Jesup.............._........... .-......... l.-0(>a m (Knapp's) $2.00 per nittlne. Packed in new
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. A: U... 8.UO a m baskets ana delivered to Express to.,on Fla.
Arrive Macon via E.T.V & G.R.R 7:30 a m ENGLISH. Building Material. Southern Ry. Circulars free.
Tbe Original and Genuine. I - .
Arrive Atlanta via E.T.V.&G.R.11.11:30 a m Only Office and
Arrive ChattanoravlaE.T.V.&G.RR 6:15p m e.fe aalstwys BeU&bk. Bcwmreofwortkl* Imiudoa Warerooms King op. Cannon bt.

Arrive Cincinnati via C. 8. R. R......... t.:40 a m dlsMBSsMste"CMe>Msai1s to LADIES.DM"&D4 friar Jc you Draalst for Charleston, S. c. Blackberry Plants and Grape Vines
Arrive Savannah' .... ...-...................... 6:10 a m )to as for*ptrticnUn Arrive Charleston ...-...... ...............1255 p m SUBM PA EIt. OhtahMterChcsiiljjsl Cot By Mall postpaid at lowest possible' prices,
Arrive Wilmington..__...--.......-.._ 8:30 p m SI S NiMAra! ....,Pa. CONSUMPTION. and safe arrival guaranteed. The Grapevines '
Arrive Richmond .._-. ...................... o5 a m .Ii kr Dras1. ereirwher Ask Ibr Csilekes> tested Northern varieties,grown on
Arrive Washington............................ &40 pm t.rs Peanyrvjal Pills. Tike Booths* are
Arrive Baltimore........................__ 454 p m VM thoasands of cares 0{ the worst kind and of four my own place from cuttings. Forjfree price
Arrive Philadelphia _.............._....... 7:17 p m FOR ALL. S30 a week In itaodlnr 1U bare,been cured. J .lerd.to stTOPrl my fait5 list and description,
efficacy that I will
Arrive New York................ .............. 9:20 p m WORK and expenses paid. Valua- toother with a V AL .lBLE send TREATISE TWO BOTTLKS on tblstiMMs FREE) addressW.. C. STEELE
ble outfit and particulars to anffsrer. ...
any Uv.pr"'lt &DdP.O.addr.
Continued to next column. tree: P. O VICKERY, AupltatMaine.% OB.T.A.SUX'Cit.; in rearlS.y York Switzerland.St. Johns Co.,FJi vi





212' -THE FLORIDA DISPATCH [FEBRUARY 28, 1887. ./...


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

100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, ,

Our trees are very thrifty, three and four LARGEST STOCK FLORIDA.. .

year old stock,%to IK inch diameter,with FHONT PRESSED BRICK . ... ......." ...... .. .. ..... ..... .....810.00 per 1000 JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,
one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible GOOD FLORIDA . . .. ... ...... .. ....... .......... 9.00 h
to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for .
Catalogues. AddressE. Lime,Plaster,Lath, Cement,Hair, Fire Fire Brick, Fire Slabs Fire Mortar. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ,
B. FOSTER,Manager
dec21-ly Routh Lake Weir, Fla.MASON '.rY EN, SMITH &:; CO., 12 West Bay St. DEALERS IN

f HORACE DREW Hardware, Stoves and Tin-ware,

I Sash, Doors und Blinds;, Paints,
59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida
Oils and Varnishes, Pumps,
i ORGANS. Lead and Iron Pipes Su
Books Stationery Newspapers Periodicals and
tlll fleet Rnon at all Great WOJ'Id' EsliTbtdom tot ,
n,!MIen rear. 100 etp f22 to I9OQ. For aaI.EuJ gar Mills, Leather :and i
Music Games Dolls and Goods
raymeata or lletued. cawocae.M pp.Ao.>ka Toys Fancy .
Rubber Th. !
PIANOS. Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door i.

TAe Improved )Method of Stringing. Introduced and Amusements. :Mill : I,
perfected by MABOV HAMLTv7 fa conceded by com
Mtent. judge to eaottltato a radical advance In PIano. Harcourt'N Fla. Fruits and How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised, Enlarged of every DEAL"I

iorta Do not construction.require and fully Illustrated. Cloth.. .. .... .. .... .. ....... .........:........ .....Sl./',)
generally. Detcriptlre one-qntrter Catalogue U much by mall tuning u Planoa :Moored Orange Culture, Hev. Ed. ...... ...... ......... ...... ............................... ...S1.00(
()em ler's Truck Farming I in the South ... .. ".............................................. 1.60 "
Whitner'a\Gardening in Floiida ............ ...................... ............................ 1-50 A NEW
ORGAN &PIANO i COH9WataA I McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida. ................................ ................ ..... ... 4.00 BY
I have all the Maps, Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on application. -
IUTr tStBostoa, AM.. cs a Legal Blanks of every description. ,
e Er lith BtUa1oa&lJ,a.T. Deere Company
10S-Z -- ---- E8rrAJ.ILI .I-.IED 1ti7;.

My beautiful Chromo Calendars for 1887 are GRAIN: GARDEN SEEDS MOLINE, ILLINOIS.
perfect gems of art to hang on the wall and ,
always handy to tell the: day of weekmonth ANDFERTILIZERS Two Horses can do the work of Three,
or year. >
Too costly to give awayII*wlll>mall one to
anybody sending me a nickel to help pay ad- SfiVINBlTOHE-THIBD

vertising should send, postage soon before, etc.all You are need gone.one. and WIhLY.P: : .1\l[ .A.. :J3CcrFI..S: A 0 F

JAMES HASLEY. (Successor to J. E. Hart,) IN TilE COST PLOWING..

Werl.. Grower.!-Madison.- Ark. 20 West nay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.

I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on 24 inchss :ith.uu. ;: r 6 inches
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in Tonto for

Hay Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, Bran.Wheat,



ENSILAGE J. E. Tygert & Co.'s "A Star Brand Fertilizers. t


Fodder Cutters. Giiiriviiteci A.nalYHls. ....

These Cotters guaranteed to cut fafJter.rnD' Comprising ORANGE TREE and' VEGETABLE
lighter, do a greater variety and' better work
than any machine made. More Ross Cutters In use FERTILIZER, PURE GROIKND: BON .!
for Ensilage than all other machines' the United a: IAN( --s
State combined. Cutters especially for Ensilage MURIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH, -
; heavy strong, simple never get out ol the greatest plow InproTesent: : of the'tines: ,
order,and last a life-time. Dry Fodder Cutters NITRA'rE SODA KAINIT ETC. .
and machines the ,. '
12sizes band power. Largest \ .f
world. The largest Cutter Factory in the Prices July 27 tf THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED
United State,and the onf i/one building cutters on' application.__ _____._ __ n_______ ____ .
excliwivelr anywhere.' Send for our large Illustrated '
Catalogue "A" 80 pages.' ACRES OF LAND WALKING PLOWS "

E W. ROSS &CO. 85RS8 st,Sls&& 2,500,000 SINGLE AND DOUBLE FURROW.THE _
Oar Book oa Eaailax seat free to all Rho MOM tU paper*
"NEW PEAL" is lighter in draft and more
9 UNLEAOHED'AA easily handled than a band plow, and cuts amore

A S w FLORIDA mm RAILWAY COMPANy' THE I "NEW uniform DEAL"furrow.j IB lighter draft,lighter In

N AdmitH weight, and lighter in price than c. sulky plow
Supplied in car-load lots. and will do all its work.
A ted one of the most Complete Fertil E SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF THE". DEAL" Gang cuts 24 inches with the
Especially adapted draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 50 percent
D for Orange.Oroves. Quality guaranS in labor. Does all the work of a foar-
teed.> Correspondence Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange, horse riding any with one leas horse and little
A JUoiitrcal, Canada. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard Baker, Polk & Manatee, more than half the coat.

Letter Consisting ol the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands in the State of Flor- : insuring greatest etrength with lightest weight.
Chicago Poultry
ida. Price 81.25 per acre. and upwards, according to location.For I This is no untried and rickety experiment and
these claims are not made recklessly to attract at-
lSTJIE BEST further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palau,Fla. tention. This system ia the outgrowth of careful
Poultry and Live Stock Journal observation and experiment reaching over a period
L. N. WTLKTE, W. P. COUPEK, of yean, with a rational view of the requirement
Published.It of the times.
Chief Clerk and Cashier, Land Department Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. superior to plows ever offered,
They are any
tells bow ,
to mate raise and
manage In the
and and the mopt economical plows ever placed
Poultry for pleasure profit.
market. Send for circular.
Stntfll'litlt; fur the above l-io\\'. .


The'Chicngo }'oultryrl.etter and The Weekly Deere & Co's Steel Pony ?, 2 and ('
Western Fanclei'H Review both lor. l.3.). .
...tools have ever gained Remarkable for simplicity, Invaluable in any Family d0 wotlt / 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding,
Address the favor ol the American strength,ease and per 10 men with the com
J. L. S. HALL, M. I 1))., pnblio rapidly.. action of work. Vegetable Garden. man band hoe. Walking and Plain Culti'I.: ;.
1605 W. 47th St. Chicago, III carednat St.KiUTY '::'
lp an8and on Sa L. ALLEN & CO. 11IUtDJiLtHIAA vators.
......-. -----. --.---- tilde In prices. Pa. ."

1 rt N.b t;.,if., ',jA..;:spa COUNTY 3UKVE1OR. NOTARY PUI1LIC. ALSO AGENTS FOR 1 "

Cars Through, Pullman Trains Palace uiili L'inir.fJ j Sleep. coLE: -yC' C> Pianet.Jr.. Cultivators and Garden Tools;, "f..
Burlington I Ing Cars, Modern Coaches. ...
\Sure connections in Union Real Estate Brokers and Agents Washbnrn&Moens '
/ t Depots at its terminal points, ,
with trains from and to the 61 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla. 'BARBED WIRE FENCING.We .
East, West, North and South.
Cheapest, Best and Quickest Orange Groves, Truck Farms, and Lands of every description. City keep the largest stock of
C.B.&Q.R.R.l Route from Chicago, Peoria. and Suburban Property for Sale.
------- in the ttat .
OMAHA PORTLAND, ORE.KANSAS Catalogues and Prices sent free. Corrf"pond.l'3-g

CITY, ST. JOSEPH, COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY, ence solicited'. lrf. ,-
f '/:{
Tickets,Rates TAMPA FLORIDA, .,... ., .
Maps Ac.,apply to Ticket Agents Address :.
of connecting tines, or addressT. ";/''t'H;'
J,POTTER H.B.STONE, PAUL MORTON, Are reliab and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have everydescriptio & CO:
1st V.P. G.M. G.P.&T.A. t
Send for
our e criptire
of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence.
For handsome Illustrated
hoop send'0.portage to the G.Burlington P. fc T. JL,Route Chicago Guide,1U. Pamphlet and newspaper. Jacksonville,Fla. :'JL:7:; :
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S3 to 55 HOURS \ jj1 NEW YORK, 'Aftbelf Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.

BETWEEN Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for these two crops,
and also used by the trackers near Charleston for vegetables.
Savannah. New York
and Philadelphia Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees,bananas, etc

and between Boston Ashley Dissolved Hones. Ashley Aeld Phosphate.Pure .
and Savannah
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda, 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

Ocean Steamship Company.Central THE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY,

Obarteuton./ S. 0. -
( or 90 Meridian Time.)

Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct. THE WILCOX & GIBBS GUANO CO.
Cabin 125 Steerage,$12.50; Excursion (return trip),S43.5U. \l
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:

CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C. Daggett......... ..... ......Wednesday, March 2-lfc3Qa.m The Oldest Importers and Manufacturers of Guano in America. .
Ci'J Y OF AUGUSTA Capt. J.W. Catharine..... ..... ....... .Friday March 4- 1:00 p.m
# CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith.. ................... .....Monday, March 7- 4.00 p.m Established 1859.
NAWOCHEE, Capt. Kempton...............................Wednesday, March 95:30p.mTALLAHASSEE
Capt. Fisher._................................ Friday March 11- 7:00:: a. m For all kinds Trnck.
tHATTA; HOOCHEB.J Capt. H. C. Dacg tt.. ..... ...... ......... Monday March 14- U:3Ua. m Truck Farmer Kuauo. :
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt.J. W. Catharine.................Wednesday, Marc 16-11:30 a. m Special (ORKEN BRA.ND.)
CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. F. Smith ... .......,"H'".....Friday March 15- 1:30p.m These Fertilizers delivered to Steamer or Railroad, at SAVANNAH or CHARLESTON
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton ..... ......................... Monday, March :21- 4:00p.m free ot. drayage, per bag. of ax fcs.$3 75; per Ton $t7 5).
TALLAHASSEE.' Capt. Fisher.... ...... ...............Wednesday, March 23- 5:30 p.m For Orange and other: Fruit Trees. Vines, etc.,
Cal ATTAHOOCHEE' Capt. H. C.Daggett.. .................. .. ...Friday, :March 25 6:00 p. m young Gr wers' RLUK
i.uano. BRAND.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt.J. W. Catherine. ............. Mon.'ay, M arch 28-: 8 00 a. m Orange Special ( )
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. F. Smith.... ..............Wednesday, March 309:30: m Per Bag of 200 fcs.$J 75; per Ton$J7 50
For Bearing.OrangeTTrees.
CUT OF MACON, Capt. Kelley............ ............ .... .. Thursday, Mar. 3,at 12:00 u'n I'er bag of 2UU!bs.> $i 00; per Ton$40 00
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge ... .................. ..........Thursday, Mar. 10,at 6.00 p. nr
CITY OF MACON Capt. Kelley...............................Thursday, Mar. 17,at 12:00 n'n Doubly Ammoniated Truck Farmers Special Guano.
UATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.... ..................... ........ .Thursday, Mar. 21,at 5:30p.m Per Bag of 20J fos.$-5 00; per Ton $50 00.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...................... ... ......Thursday, Mar 31,at 10:30 a.m Pure Aiiimnl Bone meal anti Potash.
FOR PHILADELPHIA. Per Bag of 200 IDs$3 75; per Ton$37 50
Pure Animal Bono ITIeal.
[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] Per Bag of 200 fts.S:* 75 Ton $37 50
ICJNIATA Capt. Asklns....04.......,........................ ..Saturday. March 5- 2:00: p. m ; per
' J&SSOUG; Capt. N. if'.Howes................... ..... . .... .. Saturday: March 12- 7:30a.m For Cotton Tobacco, Corn, Wheat, etc.
IUNIATA Capt. Aiklns! ... .... .......... ... ...... .... .. ..Saturday, March 19- 2:30p. m I Wilcox, Gibbs!! & Co' Manipulated Guano. ((BLACK BBA.ND.' )
:&E8SOUG, Capt. N F. Howes................... ..............Saturday! March IE- 7:00 p.m i Per Bag of 200!Ibs.|2 75; per Ton$27 50
:. Excellent Georgia Standard Guano. _
THESE Per Bag of 200 s.$2> 55; per Ton$25 50
:)netting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) Any of the above Packed In Barrels If Desired.!!
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwest Our prices are L98ed on prompt and certain Cash. They will not admit of any losses by
tl<* Savannah. For further particulars apply to pooror slow pay. Therefore to insuie prompt shipments,orders should be accompanied
HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL Agent, with the money. (Approved' accept nee i with Interest at 8 per cent added to our Cash
Pier No.85 North River New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. Prices for the time taken, will ha regarded as equivalent to cash.) Give lull shipping directions -
RICHARDSON A ? Agent Savannah Plw, B ston. ,and you may rely upon the goods being shipped the dy the order Is received.
W. L.JAMES Agent, 18 S.Third Street,Ilhitadelphla.J. N. B.-Samples of any of oar Goods win be mailed on application.
D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway Y
For information and Tickets apply to connecting lines. Works at Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S. C.
H. R. CHRISTIAN Soliciting Agent.

-- WILLIAM RAVENEL, President. .


.5 North Market and I 5 Clinton Sts., Boston, Mass.
REFERENCES G.Hiler, Cashier Fanneil Hall National Ban:, Boston; Richardson &::
:Barnard. Agents Boston and Savannah S.S. Co.,Savannah Ga.: H. C. D nton, Gainesville,
Fla.: J. oozier,Ocala, Fla.; A. C.Turner Clear tt ater Harbor, Fla..; A. H. Manvllle,Jacksonville Established 187O.High .

.Fla.O'1f B.. F.Avc> B.. ITE3.: : : .


Orange Trees and All Kinds of Vegetables.Natural .

food for plant-life Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtaina Grade Fertilizers
strictly good fertilizer will find It to his Interest to try this. Ills not a cone ntrated
chemical fertilizer but a well manufactured Organic Compost.. Th effect Is permanent.

Price ( in Sacks ) $10.00 per Ton. Soluble Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element,

Bend for Circulars. I have no.'agenth. Address German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats,
GEO. HUTCHINSON, High Grade Rice Fertilizer, Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.
Crescent Ci Flu

' Fresh Garden and Field Seeds, All Orders Promptly Fille I.

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

., BOO Barrels Seed Potatoes 5OO: Braidentown Real Estate Agency.EDGAR .
)Early: Rose Burbank Seedling, Beauty of Heabron and Chill Ktd.. Also Greenhouse!' and
Nursery Stock. Catalogue free on application. S. l.. TIBI1IT1S, 91. GRAHAM,

25 East Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla. s.e lsman and Florist." Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,

ASK FOR AND TAKE ONLY Uraidcntown, Manatee Co., Fla.

Will buy and Fell all kinds of Heal Esl*". on commission. Eighteen years' residence In
Manatee County Personal knowledge ol most of the lands throughout the county. Aha
PowderEmblem practicing Attorney and a* County Judge for a number of years, I have had occasion to
Lily Baking become familiar with many title and the County Records. Having been continuously en-
!raced, wll these years, in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable product
of this semitropical section fives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
lands! suitable. Maps aud Abstracts furnished Titles examined and Deeds executed. Inforn -
of _
purity. nation furnished. Correspondence solicited. ,
NOTE.-Braieniown Is hltuated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
hlrty-flve miles south ol Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Adjacent
Absolute Purity and Strength Guar are the lovely Terra Cela, Sari+sota.and PalmarSola Bays,teeming with all kinds oil:
anteed.PREPARED fish,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building sites in
the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands where tropical fruits and
choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.


= Well Curbing and Chimney Flues
fit .
< ONLY BY i Cheaper and Better than Brick.FOUNDATIONBLOCKS.

Ornamental,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.


Florida Chemical Works ... FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY,
Office 63K West Bay Street, Jacksonville,Fla.
1 Jacksonville, 01 Florid Th4. .....,_.


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Residence and Business Lots at St.James City (Blg.Pine Island),Charlotte Harbor; New York Charleston
also going suburban vessels.'land' for Tropical Fruit and Winter Gardens. The most southern port for sea- & Florida


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

: From JACKSONVILLE......... ...........:,................__....Every FRIDAY.
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: From Jacksonville.

CHEROKEE (New)......::............................................Frlday,Feb. 4,at 12:00 n'.
SEMINOLE (New)....................... ............................ Friday, Feb.1l,at 6:30am
CHEROKEE (New)....... ............................................Friday, -e b.18,at 12:00: n'n
SEMINOLE (New).................... ..............................Friday,Feb.25,at 6:00am

From Fernandina.

I Ic Every Sunday and Wednesday evening on the arrival of the Florida Ratify and Navigation '
Company's trains.

Il 1 DELAWARE...................Sunday, Feb. 6 CITY OF COLUMBIA .. .Wednesday,Feb. 2 iYEMASSEF.
....................Sunday, Feb.13 CITY OF ATLANTA... .. .Wednesday, Feb. 9
DELAWARE ...............Sunday,Feb.20 CITY Of COLUMBIA. ..Wednesday,Feb.16
- -- YEMASSEE..Sunday, Feb.27 CITY OF A1'LANT.Wednesday,Feb.25

Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E.R.,New York, every TUESDAY, THURSDAY .
I and SATURDAY,at 3 p. m.
.. The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line ar'unsurpassed. Every atten-
h SAN CARLOS," (Now Open) St. Jamey City. tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments tram New York visCLYDE'S
FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East Kiver.
CHESTER 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, 'la. % Jacksonville,Fla.
Oranges, Pine-Apples, Cocoanuts,etc. Tourists, Invalids and sportsmen say it Is the m os 86 Bay St.,cor.Hogan.
attractive spot in the State.
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 35 Broadway,N. Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,35 Broadway,N.Y.
C. A. BOARDITCAN. Gen.Manager, --
J. M. KREAMER, Pres.,Jacksonville. St.James City, Charlotte Harbor.

.Pomeran- Valrico Nurseries Guavas, .
aUs, Figs Bananas, '
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pine-Apples,* H. L. WHEATLEY, 'Proprietor. '
drapes, Avocado P'rs, .. ", :, :;,
Pears. Anona, ...
Pecans Catalogue Free. Acacia, ALTAMONTE ORANGE COUNTY FLORIDA.t. '- ,
Oriental ? erlum, r._.,;t-.A,.:
Plums and W. -TOTJSEY, Caladium, -

LIMES.Persimmons, Etc., Seffher, HUlsborough Co., Fla. PALMS Poinci'na, Etc., I Orange <& Lemon nj:um;,
C cachet

Successors to Nicholp, Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail
Figs of Commerce, New Pomegranates, Mulberries, Nut Trees, Etc.
Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates. Mantels, Paints,
New Catalogue now ready. Address as above.
Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc.

Parties. town or out will do well to call or end for.our catalogues and prices of any
goods they may need In our line., Prices lower than ever.
38 West Bay Street: Jacksonville, Fla. '


Has for sale choice Lot Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits,Collects .,
Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,eta
Trca.. .
J. C. GREELEY, President. L. D. HOSIER rer
Offers Choice Fruit and Ve Lands near transportation for investment or Cultivation. -
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Malls.
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the *nstallment Plan if desired. Address SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. .
JAS. M.KRKAMKR,President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or W. U. GKAN'rtsupt.,
:>> 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. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties. .
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 W. TV. PIERCE
also several other choice varieties of peaches. My stock of ftelsey's Japan Plum Trees Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.
consists of 5,000 or upward,all home grown,and buds taken from bearing trees on my place.
15OO Plchollne Olive Trees ((2 to 6 ft. bleb), bOOOO Orange Trees ((3 to 4 yrs. old).
A full supply of LeConte,Keiffer and other Pear trees,Japan Persimmons Figs Quinces, Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
Apricots,Nectarines,Japan Medlars,Mulberries,English Walnuts,Pecans, Almonds,Japan ,; ,
Chestnuts,Grapes,Raspberries, Blackberries, etc. .
An ezamlatlon of stock solicited. Catalogues free on application to
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 Free,on application to the Manager. AddressA.


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, peclally adapted to Florida Is doubtless the
most varied In the United States. A special catalogue(No.4)) is published for this branch
F. S. CONE, Manager, of our establishment. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits such as Peen-To
Honey and other Chinese Peaches,Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmons,Eryobothryas Grape
Vines, etc. we have a very large stock of Kelsey s and new Japan Plums, Japan
Chestnut, felon Shrubs 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. Catalogue
sent free to all applicants. No.1. Hardy fruit trees Roses, Evergreens. No.2. Greenhouse
ORANGE LEMON AND LIME TREES plants. No.3. Wholesale,for nurserymen and dealers only. No.4. Fruits and Ornamental
trees suited to Florida. P.J.Berkmans, Proprietor.
Peen-To and Honey Peaches, Kelffe'r and LeOonte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan
Persimmons, Loquats, Figs, Urapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba-,
nanas. I R. e' V". Limn:: : :n. :I? iaelp: : : S ,
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty.Price I
List free on application. E. H. TISON, )Manager !
Lakeland, PolK Co.,Fla. SELLS


Oranges' Tree and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,
I'.OOO.OOO: Apple,Peach, Plum, Pear,Quince,Fig and Mulberry Trees. Also a large'stock of SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR EACH CROP.
Peach Seedlings,suitable for grafting and budding stocks,, Grape Vines, Raspberry,. Straw-
berry 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. R17JIPB, find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given but It 1. ,
Marshall ville,Ga. needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard- -...

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