The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00066
 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: March 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
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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: UF00055757:00066
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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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M. Wi Jacksonville Fla. March 28 1887.' ( Established ISO'J.
"A -II., .- "jfit.'rPropr1etora.-: : ( Monday (New Seriet*: Vol. 7, No.: 13.

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HOTEL Stores Crockery, i
'I. O. A. DREKA a: CO., Proprietors.
,Tin-ware China,
Enlarged and improved. Capacity'doubled CAPT. J. MINOT, Manager.
In 1888. Elegant new furniture.Electric Bells, ** Chandeliers,, ., DKLAND, FLA.
etc. Tennis, Croquet, Btl.lards, Boating, eta Granite Iron-ware, '<
; Lamps, Accommodations for 135 Guests. Situated
Table supplied with the best of everything.
'C Fresh vegetables from hotel. garden every uay i on Stoves, ., AND Burners, Chimneys '* In the very center of the city,conveniently located .
In the year..Milk in abundance' from the I Silver-ware. > to Postofflce.Telegraph office,Churches,
Irondequolt Dairy. .,.. Gas Fixtures, etc.' Surrounded by beautiful grassy grounds'arranged
I for Lawn Tennis and other
LAKE HELEN, VOL USIA CO., FLA.I House Furnishings, COMPANY, Freezers, outdoor amusements.A .

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

Gate City Filters, season.
LAKE HELEN. Fire Dos, 1 ,Hates. t25O per Day and.Upward*
FLA. Dinner Tea and'Baskets
Special Rates by Week or Month.
The Blue Spring,Orange City and Atlantic '
Railroad is now completed to Lake Helen, and Wooden- areL':;-.,.- I Toilet Sets. ;Hotel,:Furniture and Fittings New. Hot.
end dally train service has been put on connecting .... and Cold-Water Bath and Close on each floor.
wit.i all trains over the J.,T. & k. W. I '" Electric Bells. All protection possible against,..
Ry,and also St.Johns River steamers. Tourists L ,i; ,.. .1.. ., __Particular.! :_,. ttentio.c- .tq il .Qrdelrs.y1.- .. :-"' .ttfer :Wrtte. for particulars. r'
should" not falltO'takea'trlouJver this _0 ,
"Toute," patting'as>'It does,' directly across the ':WIT FOOES. w:.P. GIFFOBD. C. G. PKABCS. J. B.CHRISTIE:,,Attorney. :
'.famous Orange Ridge": of VolusU.County, I Real Estate and Loans.G.ELGmFFiN&SoN
..t its broadest and most attractive point, .
through extensive Orange Groves, past beau- W. T. FORBES & 00.
tiful lakes/elegant winter homes, over well ,
ballasted road-bed, broad gauge,' heavy steel -

ployees rails, elegant, and all Pulman that combines Cars, courteous to make em-a IDQnia Rea1 Hstat8 aafi1jge4.! mil lAi. (fc

pleasure trip attractive. : -
This route/starting at Blue Spring Landingon I ,
the St.Johns River,close by the celebrated ,.
mammoth sulphur spring of this name upon ', .....:
whose bosom the largest steamers could float, Property.Bought and Sold? in every County of Florida. -
In the midst of the tropical luxuriance of a ;..
river hammock,crosses the main line of th. Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated; Taxes, Adjusted and Paid,
.J.,T. & K. W. Ry, at Blue Spring Junction, Legitimate Investments.
one mile ,from the river. Orange ,City, the Titles Examined. ConveyancingSurveying-, etc. *
next station, 'is growing, busy town surrounded -
.. by extensive orange groves. From -Bend for our'Real. Estate. Bulletin.
thence to ,Lake Helen the present terminuswe / :
park W. T. FORBES & Co. Representations Guaranteed.
pas through a like pine forest, Interspersed ...
with ,clear lakes, tine orange groves
and winter homes,and connect with the De- Abell Block, 32* West. BayStreet, Jacksonville. Fla.
Land Extension of ttte same system just before 'J' "
reaching Lake, Helen,the Villa City" Information cheerfully furnish d.'y; ,
of South Florida. This is, without exception, Kills I aeet.. ..,. '.
the prettiest_town on the peninsula, and no HAMMOND'S. < : 4
been spared or mistakes made, in Sold by .
makings the most of its natural attractions.
f 1 House," For Pamphlet,address Seedsmen
Its commodious hotel the .
Flsllklil-on-the-Hudson, N. Y.
75 West
Bay Street,Jacksonville
with its annexes, and the many attractive
f '&nd elegant mansions and, unique cottages, OFFICES: { Windsor,Alachua County, '
surrounded by beautiful gardens and lawns, Guan.ca. Inverness, Hernando County.;
and clustering around the blUe; waters of Lake The CJ.ark'& Cove :

i Helena The= balmy breezes which blow from R. N.ELBIS, C. E. ..A. E.MCUXtTBE,
.Ocean and Gulf,and which at its are not Intercepted o ; oak Arcuitcot.
,: ameliorating the winter's cold and 3 = .S f."J_
teulperlng the summer's heat\ making it the t7..o ELLIS & MCCLURE
healthiest arid most comfortable spot on the f & -C"cs > ,
continent either for a. permanent:residence too: o .*. l.fs G"ii Architects and Civil Engineers,
., or tor a sojourn in either winter or summer. -
Dou't rain- It .. 232 J 'J -crZ Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings
= 3 .. : 0 == Q 8 of all kinds,Sanitary\vork.1.etc.
L A trip through South Florida without a o o m't--.' .:: av o K Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.: ;
glance at this lovely country cannot but be : G m P.O. Box 783. Jacksonville, ida.
unsatisfactory. ___ 2 sH j h ;.. :'< o .. .o... -a.
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I OD growing town 18 the p.lnclpaa.til.LloD..
:a i I :.2 | 8.l4Sfl t t:.., r.H I !: eQ1 on the J.,T.t K. W. Ky between Pulatka and
Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It Uou
Especially adapted to a > ::* .!i :. :. :. !CD; :lptII the high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
.. .o .. .. .. ..... Cow Louise,and is surrounded by a fertile and set
W'A.RlOLIMA..TE9 I '-4- tied country. it has a compllete system of
I : : : ra R I water-wrurcs and sewers In op ration.
a t '- : .. > t i.;11.00a .=. a. -HUTEL 8KV1LLK-
T.; ROCKWOOD CUTLER : OSS&= s: e ti r o.gg .a Containing t ubllc and private bath-rooms,
o : ;. \ billiard room. etc.. is managed by Mr. H.
as i 417 rK 1 Channel,late steward of the 1arenuoa Club,
ARCHITECT, 1S Manchester England, under the general di-
it i
S 0 .J3- 1'eAr ... rectlou oi the ttevllle Company.Lots .

omoe 32X West Bay Street, Abell Block, Ei:; rgn terms.and acre settlers property and and bur sale Investors on reasonable are requested
Jacksonville Fla. SEVILLE COMPANYHevllle
*""* :, % Wightman & Christopher, State Agents, Mason Young President, 35 Wall rat, New

Sketches":; furnished and estimates free. given. Information Special terms on appl1..aUon. Jacksonville, YprL H.i.Mason,Sec A Treas.,Seville,J'1a...

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of the Ventilated, system of,shipping Strawberries from Florida(without leek)
J, 3000,000;, .Acres Reference: Our Acct Bales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed ont that week.

of the Richest'-Lands in the State. FRUIT TREES '

Representing all the The Orange: :suet: Z-.etn.on.: :

Invarietyother Citrus.Prints, 'LeConte and 'Keifler Pears,Japan Plump, Japan. Persimmons. -
h Oisston Companies, Fig,Guavas,Grape,eta


Kissimmee Land, Company, :A.. .H. MANVI.LLE .& 'co. ,

: Lakeland, Folk County,Fla.,and :.Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.
AND .,
South Florida R, R. Go's Lands. W' N. JUSTICE '


d' Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks,first-class Pine Land for.. No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia. .
Orange. .. uroves. ,and rich reclaimed;lands tor garden, purposes. Specialties: SOUTHEKN .FtfVITS; AND VEGETABLES. t
: 'I '" 'ConMignrnents. solicited. 'Returnsmade on day of sale exeeptforsmallshlpmenU.
(Refer to H.I.. Dutton fc Co. Bankers,Ualnesvilfe, Jo'la.Iann& Kro. Humte yule.Fla
.J.T.'Voft"ord-Fort Mason, h la.r F.C.Austin Orange City .Ha.: A.C.t.Meen.OMeen,"'IL.
Pint National.Bank OmdenN.-J.rW.P.-Uvde&Co., t-tbiladelphia: Ocean Steamsbjp CoPhlla. ..
i <4.d" ravage: 1Q.rev..e: '-", ,:. .'Office.)'Hon. A.CanaleiCbarieaton8.; C.: A. H.;Champion,'savannah.
/v .., '':' :*.*., -,
.. ":And'Improved Track Farms. ._ -scIRM.Aly do CQ.,
,. .c' '" -: ry ''General Co.mmission: 'Merchants n


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F 1 123 Clinton Street Boston. '
Send.for. Price,." and. Description List. REFERENCES: A.H.Manville JackF.onvUler'L.L.'Tj.Newsome,CrewentCHy;B. t>'.>Whit
"J' ner, Fort held ; Rev.Lyman Phelps,ganlord; C.W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Fouth National
., .a,.. '-.4 Bank>Rfwtnn.
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.*..Refer...t.>. to this paper Kissimmee, Orange'County, Fla. .
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".. j LANE: :REGION. Our- ,new Catalogue. of Rare,Exotic: !Plants, and general Nursery. Stock,is,now ready.,

MORRISON 8T7A.IVLTOIV &: .CO., BAIVKEttS, Price,. 15.ceiitSy Postpaid.
o ,LEESBUBO, !Sumter County,,,Florida.' (Mailed tree to all customers.)
Correspondents: Amble r,Marvin&Stockton,-Jacksonville, Fla.; Rank Manhattan Co., 'REASONER-imns.,
New York Clt>; Melville, Evans! a Co.,75 Lombard Street,London'England. .. Manatee, Florida.
general: Banki business 8 conducted Accounts opened for depositors and collection
made. Money pffeced( mortgage for investors. .
,RKAL E-iTATR DKPABTMKNT.: -Correspondents:Rtarylton&Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia.
P.O.;.umter Co.,'Fla.,and 8 Delabay St.,'Westminster, London,. ngland. '- ., ,: at1 .
Investors and settlers tore invited to communicate personally or by correspondence. .

HAMMOND'S-GRAPE DUST Hills mildew. t.1,

For Pamphlet address bySeedsmen. .1J d 'irvJflljn1OA1; ( J: iG zb.bUed v ve4ainq ; .
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FInhkll-on-Hudson! N. Y. .

Et3'rADLIsnED, ':1W75GXRAIN ,>!! -. ({) : ; rt>cam 1Rk ,. .


ANDFERTILIZERS' ., ; ow Cen iM e ; [at'tll i : nf'i' /

WILLX.A.M: : : i 4. SOUR'S, q! ;,. ; { S;
(Successor to J. E. Hart,) 1)
8O West,Uay/StreetlJackson.illeFla.
Ihandle nonebut the'Best and'most:Reliable Aeeds. _My new Catalogue will be sent free on .
application. Also, Wholesale,Dealer In ""-- f.Jr'7- -
Hay Corn Oats ,:Flour Grits 'Meal BranWheat
'. GROUND FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED'MEAL, Etc. alw/; (Q I T wI01'/( GLnd,9c'Jcny ,


-J.'-E7. tygert & Co.'s' A Star Brand Fertilizers. jrrnpol""e K miCA':.S; er'J.IfJrnV nq. \

Comprising Guaranteed ORANGE TREE and Analysis.VEGETABLE John'Qw: \ .Gtrll J\.q'r"l 7 St'SAVI\WfA", A';. '

; eL-LCL) fcffJ 84WAa't4
Prices on apP1.lc ttoti. July 27 tiBUILDING

Have'.on: handnndfnr sale a large stock'of fine ,J.
... THE LARGEST STOCK IN FLORIDA. Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. ;.:.

'''RON1'pnF. SRD BltlCK.............................../...................S1O.OO per 1000
GOOD'FLUUIDA .......... .... .................................... 0-00 h Stocks fivenml buds one,two and three years oft]. All the lt>i Hne named vantp| ; well
grown and well n'Cltt t >d. Budded Peacu and! NectxrlrfeTn-es,HO""!R,etc. bend lor
*' ,Lime,'Plaster,Lath,Cement,Hair,Fire Fire Brl'.k, Fire slabs,Fire Mor ar.j .leM-rlp"" 'lve call1logue beforegiving your order elsewhere, _
TYaEY f, SMIT11 & CO, 12 AVrst. Ray St. I.. '1'.- T.IPSKY A CO., -" '<:itra., Marion. Co., Fla.-

':fil'UTY!: COUKTV 8UKVEYO1U OTAKY 1'UliLlC. E.M. I. .:]\001.":. .W.A.DELL.! .'

u dcc 'CO. STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. ::1nro
C'OC: > :L.EY: ; ,

-', :Real Estate Brokers and Agents TDcpn :it i fi tnC ,
Open Daily (Sundays and Le:al Holidayexcepied. ). Banking hours {9) a. m. to 3 p..m..
61 West' Bay, street Jacksonville, Via Safe Pepos't hours 9 a. m. to 5 p.m.

Orange Groves, .Truck Farms, ,and Lands of every description., City fire'' and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, SID, $15 and $20 per Year.
.- and Suburban Property for Sale. DOUBLE COMBINATION ANI TIME LOCK ,
jjoirespondence solicited. W. N. BAKER, Cashier. IIKXIIV. A.''E3ICLE,iMDnDl'er.'


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.: B.C1I',28 1887.] THE FLORIDA


A: 2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND President. Cashier.

Real Estate Agency

Healthy Lands! Low Prices;!
CAPITAL s$0,000. Kissimmee offers the best chances for'setters -
,' in Florida.- It is the coming district;as
all who know the 'Hate testify. There is Big
SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF Transacts a general Banking Money for investors in Town Lots.

Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange, Buys and sells Exchange.cashed. Letters of Credit Hi;gh Pine and Hammock LandAt

Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard!, Baker, Polk & Manatee, reasonable prices.
correspondents In all the chief townsof Aiso good land for Truck Farming. A few
Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands in the State of Flor- Florida,also Seaboard Natknal Bank au I I Mmall Bearing Groves on tracts of '!rom
ida. Price $1.25 per acre and upwards, according location. Messrs. C. M.Whitney fe Co., New York. Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.
In GreafBritain: The Bank of Irelan I, These Groves are easily enlarged,and afford
For further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palaces,Fa. Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of British a good start. Correspondence solicited
North America and Melville, Evans &: Cc
L. N. WILKIE, W. P. COUPER, LondonA. Wltl. DOs''VEL,.

Chief Clerk and Cashier.Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. N. DOBBINS &; BRO.I Kis Imm >e,Orange To., .FJA.-

Fine gardening marks the progress of civilization."-BACON. ,

How to make fine gardens, how to ez. O. R. THATCHER) ,

J r. grow choice flowers, fruit and vegetables -

:1 ': : in perfection for pleasure, Manager,

t p':, profit and health may be learned in San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.The \ .

full by reading that best of all
: American gardening works, The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon

.1 I I \ American Garden, which has I and other Citrus"Fruits.

: Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, Choice varieties of the Fig,of recent Intro
just united with itself that sterling ductlon.

,' i 44 W. Forsyth St., Op.St. Johns Hotel .
old journal The Floral Cabinet. This The Cattley Guava,both the Ked:. and ..Yel
illustrated magazine of horticultureis
Gun>:=mithlug dune in all its branch-. The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto
( entirely independent, is not run the soil and climate of Florida.
: Ji (HtFR;; WORK I

for any merchant, has no axes to Plum varieties of the MulberryHart's
'1 n i'g1 11"A'p" nn tpn"l1 f""nutn2'. t-v n''H. The Japan ,
Choice Bananas,Grapes,Pecans,etc.
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grind and is run solely in the interests -
Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. Catalogue free on application.
of American gardening. It is
100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, REFERENCES:-Crosby. &:Gowen,Han Mateo;
I : 'the work of practical men and Our trees are very thrifty, three and four Hon.V.; Lyle, San Mateo; \V. J. Webb,
year old stock,%to 1% inch diameter, with Palnlkn
$v women in all sections of the country. one year old buds. Nurseries easily acces-(
ale Florida Southern Railroad. Send for
to N'ew :Ilan.ts.
b1 (See list of contributors.) Catalogues. AddressE.

B.FOSTER, Manager
glrr?1.1v "Innth Jn1p Weir. Fin
Recommended for Florida.
ri Painless Pregnancy and Parturition Pos-
PRICE $1.00 A YEAR; reuuced from
sible. (GO.OOOsokl.)

2.00. All premiums abolished Tokology? l>y Alice II.Stockham, M I)., Walnuts of Commerce: Hind's Paper Shell,
Y Is a noble book for u noble purpose. Sample Properturlens; Japan Plums, Adriatic Figs,
,1 Greatly improved in every way. pages free. Cloth,$?.(M); Mor.$!.1-5. Roses,and other
SANITARY PUIiljIHHINO CO., Chicago. Olives, Pomegranates, many
novelties. Everything h --- --- -- -
scale. Everything reliable. Send for cata-

VILLA SITES, FRUIT logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture 10

cents. Many plants can be sent by mail.


.,_ PUBLISHER GUSTAV EISEN, Fresno,California._
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POULTRY.A. Ei : -0-


J. A D ;\.. 1\.1 S Nursery.
BALTIMORE Md. MANATEE, FLA., The largest grower of these P.arn from Cut-
tlnts[ bry no other and avoid Blight Catalogues -
Notary Public and Justice of the Peace. mlttlvmt"Oa.
frf'Y."Y. TumfPSoN,
Established In:1774.:: __ _____ u__ __ _
Has for sale one thousand acres! of choice
The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours made In this country for land on Manatee river, iu sigh Manatee, Tested
Family use. Braludentown Kllenton J: and Palmetto ands :
f manufacturers' agent for Wire Fencing. Si Catalogue free application.ihIey's .dS
, The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphate Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement. Fertilizersand Send It.
Wheat from which HIUAM SIBLEY & CO..
I of lime. Maryland and Virginia our Plantation Supplies,Cracked corn and .
Ia- : *' n+rN v &CIIIC GO.
Rice, Gra ulated Lime, Rock and "'hell.at- rAN
PATENT ROLLER FLOURSare tie and Poultry freed ground to order in
steam mill on premises.Has ANNOUNCEMENT.
manufactured,Is unequalled the purity and superior quality of its nutritious prop also -breeding kennels of acclimated
ertles. We make Laverack and IrifchSetUre, Irish Hull Ter-
riers. Slow trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
Pctrapaoo; (Superlative, North Point Family, Catch or Tiger Dogs (for wild kegs> bear and The Proprietors of the

and other brands.C. tramps). Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould

aro well-stocked' with freshly imported male announce that they are now fully org -
32 Commerce Street, Baltimore, Md. birds which are mated with carefully selected +nized and prepared for business, with a
hens of our own raising each variety being large and extensive stock in all departments,
Represented by Mr.JAS. H. BURST,Jacksonville, Fla.Sold. allotted to separate enclosures in a lorty-ncre! and with a Managing Partner of 25 years
orange grove Fggscxrelully packed in baskets practical experience HM Florist, Nurseryman
at following prices: and Landscape Gardner, and H fall stat of
\Vhitt Leghorns (Knapp'8)), Pit Games practical assibtants! in all department

At1IRbh; ; by Seedsmen (Heathwoods), Plymouth Hocks (Hawkins). The Manager,who IP a practical! Landscape
Game haUms ShouMlnps Rrahmas
( ; ), Light Gardener of 25 yearn experience: : will be
Williams Rouen and Ducks SI.OO
( ), Muscovy ,
thlrtepn.lalborneand. pleased to consult with any lady or gentleman
per in regard to.the improvement embellishment -
t Cuban(+amesSllverltearded! ;
of their grounds, and will fur-
and Crested Polish, W.}'. Black duff
.. Spanish
For Pamphlet address nish plans And specifications* if desired.
Cochins, Gold-n Laced Seabrights and Imperial -
'T : White Pekin Ducks,$I U per thirteen. Send your name and address on a postaJ
White Crested Black Polands!, Houdans, card for new illustrated Catalogues of b"U
Wyandottes (Prestnns), Lncgshans (Crouds), departments. Address
Grape Dust Boneys Brown Leghorns. StLCO per thirteen.
Bronze and Seminole Turkeys 5J.OO: per PENSACO GUEENUOUSKS AND
I 'fc,- FI.hkIU-onHndson, N. Y. Booted Whil Cuban Carrier Pigeons$1.50 NUKSEBIES, .
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JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK: Lowest Rales of Freight Always Given.
4F z Direct connection at Fernandina with F.U.& N.Uy.
The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from t }
FERNANDINA" FLA., for NEW YOUK,alter arrival of trains Oil
from Jacksonville, Cedar, Key, Orlando and other points in This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shipoers of Vega
South Florida tables and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to New

CARONDELET............_.................._............-Thursday,Mar. 17 York..
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO............................ ..Tb urs d y, Mar.21 asr Through Tickets and Staterooms secured In advance at
CARONDEIET............._..-.:......... ............... .Thursday, Mar.81 principal points I in Florida.OSTrains .
CITY,OF SAN ANTONIO............................. .Thursday,Api 11 7 leave F. R. &N. Go's Main.: I depo'l foot, of HoganCARONDELET.
.......-...........................................rh u red at..,April J 14 street,at 9.00 a man d.5'OO p m,on sailing landing pasen-
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO........................... .Tb urs d. ,April 21 1 t rs 0' Steamships wba t loot of Centre Ht.,F ernan dl nay
OARONDELET...............................................Thursday,April 28 4&-For Tickets and 8taie-roorn and further information
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO......................... ...Thursday,May 6 app It'

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


The: F1.e> r1da :Lspa-tcb.: : : : :... :13CLO-:

With the Magnificent Connections. .

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for if either of the two kinds would. troversy has arisen about this little Double Imperial,originally raised from
Cro've and Orchard,1 I I command the Xtra price of a ten dol-- thing between Riversiders and Washingtonians 1 the seed of a South American orange
lar bill per box, they would still Tail ,that in order to give the latter 1 by Major Rountree, of New Orleans.
to aggregate, one season with another, the coup de grace and settle the question i Specimens exhibited at the South Flor-
THE NAVEL. as many shekels into the lap of the forever, the suggestion is made, i ida Fair recently, seemed to leave
grower, as the snap shots of a chance that in that town so named lucus a non nothing more to be desired in appear-
A History of the Parsons, Washington -
and Double selection among other kinds of average lucendo, because no natural watercourse ance or flavor, approaching to, if not
Navels Imperial. good report. runs near it, a heraldic devicebe equaling the Washington N$\ve1. It
of Florid
Various reasons have been assignedfor adopted, bearing upon its crest a is of medium size with the reputationof
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : !I this habit of shy bearing, chief Riversider rampant, with a dynamite being a most prolific bearer and a
About a decade and a half ago, among which is the deficiency of pol- bomb in one hand, and a Wash-- strong grower and having the vigor ofa
when the attention of cultivators in i len in the blooms, a trait so remarkable cuse me, a Riverside Navel in the lusty youth, not weakened by many
Florida was first turned to the atten- as to be apparent to even the most other. years of budding, it may prove every
tion of choice varieties of the orange, careless observer. It would seem thata So well satisfied are the Californiansto way more desirable for us than the
instead of blindly relying upon chance liberal admixture of kinds producing base their reputation upon this nat Washington Navel. We are also indebted .
seedlings, brief articles appeared in the stronger blooms, aided by an abun- uralized Brazilian favorite that about to Gen. Sanford for two other
press, regarding one of surpassing excellence dance of bees to distribute the pollen, ninety per cent. of the trees they are Navels from the gardens of Europe,
grown in Brazil, under the would remove or lessen toe difficulty, now planting are budded to it. No one an extraordinarily prolific bearer
name of Navel. This was said to be which after all they do not appear to I objection is made on the pcore of non- and the other a fine flavored fruit,
of 'such extraordinary delicacy as to do to any great extent, and perhaps I productiveness and a prominent grower often with pink tinted pulp and markedon
readily sell at five cents each in the after all our best hold is to let go, and affirms that the trees carry as much the apex with a small protuberance.These .
markets of Rio, when common fruit throw it overboard altogether.I fruit as they are able to ripen without remarks are penned with the
could be almost had for the asking. I say this only in respect of the before injury to their constitutional vigor. object of furnishing accurate informa-
Vague traditions were handed down to : mentioned particular Navels, for The true Washington Navel is affirmed -tion and not to engender a Navel boom.
us by the older people, that several as our knowledge increases, the truthis to be absolutely seedless, so any Our nurserymen are anxious to delay
trees of this superb fruit had formerly forced upon us that there are Navelsan offered under that name and contain- such a boom until they can get a suf
been in existence in Florida and were Navels. Their name may not be ing seed, may be looked upon as pinch ficient stock of Navel trees to meet
wiped out, by the great freeze of 1835.j legion, but the family is numerous, beck imitations. the demand. It does look significant,
While a few of the more' ambitious and if its good reputation has fallen When in 1882, Mr. T. W. Cover however, to see fancy regulars quotedat
among us were casting about to find( off in a measure among us, it is because sent a box of his Washington Navel $2.50 and Navels at $5.50, as was
the means of introducing this fa we have unfortunately hitherto oranges to B. K. Bliss, of New York, the case last winter. Now, considerate
mous variety, the Agricultural Department dealt only with the black sheep, one and dealers in that city said they could readers, I beseech you, do not work
received a dozen trees from or two of which every well regulated sell five hundred to one thousand boxesa the Naval racket to the extent of reversing -
Bahia, one of which was secured by family is supposed to have. day of such fruit at six to seven dol- these quotations. It wouldbe
S. B., Parsons, of 'Flushing, who at About the beginning of the orange lars per hundred, and a retailer declared sad just as you succeed in getting
that time had a branch nursery on the boom in California, when the idea he could get fourteen dollars your Navel Columbiad loaded and
St.,John's river, and from this tree prevailed among the quid nuncs there per box for them, it woke up our pro- ready to discharge into Northern mar-
came the Navel orange as we l have -which were many, and by the way, gressive nurseryman, Mr. Bidwell, to kets, to find Navels quoted at $2.50
known it' in Florida, and which was the race in Florida is hardly extinct the importance of sifting this Navel and regulars scarce and wanted at
soon planted quite extensively under and fossilized as yet-that a seedling I business to the bottom, so he sent to $5.50. E. H. HART.
the synonyms of Embigua,'Bahia, or sweet orange was the only tree worthythe California and procured buds from Mr. Federal Point, Fla., March 12, 1887.
Pernambuco, Navel and Seedless. attention of a rational being, some A. D. Haight, next door neighbor to 4
When in due course, the fruit appeared fellow, born a few years too soon, in- Mr. Tibbets. Trees budded from this The Double Imperial Navel.
it was found fairly good, buthardly troduced a Navel orange from Australia. source have now been bearing in Flor-
up to our best native stock in It bore in 1877, and in 1878 be- ida for two or three years, ant! the Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
richness of flavor. There was a decided gan to appear freely in California fruit is seen to be a different affair, I Your report of the citrus exhibit, in
absence of and is known and decided that the last DISPATCH, deserves the thanksof
pulp, an over- markets. This variety not a improvement on
flowing abundance of juice, sometimes fls such in Florida at present, so far as black sheep sent here by Mr. Parsons.A every orange grower: in the State,
very sprightly and sometimes thin and I am aware, but in California its ex- committee of investigation and remonstrance and to say that that copy is worth the
destitute the searching quality we terior differences are said to make it should be appointed to as-: whole year's subscription price wouldbe
.all appreciate in an orange, which lays easily distinguishable from other N a- certain the meaning of such unfair putting it mild. The t able, com-
hold of and lingers long and lovingly vels. In 1873, when the dozen trees discrimination as to present California plete as it is, gives every orange grower -
upon the tongue. Some were seedless, were received from Brazil by the De- with the flower of the flock, and work just what he wants to know-the
contained seeds and them off the black Florida. It relative position of the leading varie-
others one or two partment, two of were sent to sheep on
all were thin-skinned and never coarse Mr. L. C. Tibbits, of Riverside, Cal. cannot be that Mr. Saunders owes ties.You
in texture, no matter how large they Specimens of the first crop in 1879, Florida a grudge, yet he was mixedup ask about the Double Imperial
grew, and at times they do grow, as were placed on exhibition and excited in the transaction, and the same Navel. This is a seedling from a tree
they say at Vassar, "most too big for great interest by their superiority in audience in the Odd Fellow's Hall, at secured from the Imperial Botanical
3 anything." Taken altogether, how- quality and appearance, not only to Orlando, whose deafening applause Garden at Rio Janeiro, Brazil, and
ever, it was considerably above the average the Australian Navel, but also to all drowned the ring of the chestnut bell presented to Mrs. Florida White, of
and would, have been reckoneda other oranges. Those who had always when he perpetrated an old and scan- Florida. Major Rountree sent the
decided acquisition, but for its pro- ,advocated seedling oranges exclusivelyas dalous joke, recommending razi r-back buds into Florida. General Sanfordhas
voking persistency in refusing to produce good enough, had to admit now hogs as the best breed for Florida, be- said of this orange : "It is the or-
more than_the scantiest of crops. that they were ready to add, what the cause they only_could! outrun the _niger ange for Florida." Mr. Saunders said
Like the lord of the vineyard who dug old darkey called "codicil" to their would hardly have offered him a of one,he tasted at Orlando, that, he
about and fertilized his barren fig belief, and make an exception in favorof vote of thanks for his gift of Parson's never tasted a better orange, unless it
trees, and waited patiently for another the Washington Navel, as this new Navel. It is singularly unfortunatethat was a Riverside Navel.L. .
year, we forebore the exercisn of ex- orange was called. That is to say, it there should have been this differ- B. SKINNER.
ecutive impulses, and hoped on vainlyfor was called by that name in the country ence between the individual trees in the Dunedin, Fla.,March 4. 1887.
a term of years, and only when round about Riverside, but within the original batch of twelve, and that the .
the virtues of hope and patience had i purlieus of that aristocratic and ex- Judas tree should have fallen/to us. Are we to have no oranges next season -
become, microscopic, did we sally out I clusive settlement of fruit growers, the We do not know vet whether the ? Not nearly all the trees have
in wrath, and beheading most of the opinion held, that in accordance with Washington Navel will maintain in bloomed yet. It looks as if they forgot
unprofitable subjects, eplace them the maxim, "Honor to whom honor is Florida the reputation for productiveness it. The weather has been so fine
with others.nlor: _.responsive. due," the name ought to convey to it has acquired west of the Rocky for growing purposes that they have
Another Navel, brought from England : jealous outsiders the idea that to Riv- Mountains. They say "a burnt cat not had time t') think of blossoms.
byMr. Parsons, under the name : erside belonged the credit of bringingthis dreads the fire," and the black sheep This is serious over-sight on their
of "Sustain," sustains the family rep- royal orange into notice, and so butted us so hard, that we are slow to part, and we fear it is general, as the
utation uo better than the last, and they all insist upon the name of River- make friends with his brother. papers say such is the case in different
may as well be consigned to oblivioQ, side Navel, And so much bitter con- Another promising Navel l i is the JoCtIities."t.eade Pioneer.






More About Navel Oranges. Florida, some six or eight years ago; cept a few that are strictly tropical, in the world ; this muck placed on
also from A. I. Bidwell, formerly of by producing an abundance at home. the pine lands will make a soil to
Through.the courtesy of Wm. T. Jacksonville. Mr. Atwood had an We have the natural advantages in equal hammock, as it contains the

Withers, Esq., of Lexington, Ken- extensive correspondence and exchange great part, and will be to blame if i-rganic matter and humus which,
tucky, who'is planting a large'orange of buds with California. I was we do not make full use of them. mixed with sand, makes a plant food

grove in Florida,and is much interested after seedless and thornless fruit, and We have searched the whole that produces a superior tree. With
had from him at least three kinds of world for choice a* pies, and th se va- this: muck plentiful, we can make or-
in i current discussion regardingthe such buds one of which had a plain rieties home origin are,with very few dinary pine land produce fine fruit,

Navel, we are enabled to give our navel mark, and I thought it was a exceptions, far better in all respects.It for as the editor in his address before

readers the following interesting ex common Navel, but the last two or will be so with the orange and the Farmers' Institute, at DeFuniak,

tracts from correspondence on this sub three years I have noticed that the inside lemon, too, if we put our brains and says it is the want of organic matter in
ject. part is very slightly developedwith hands to work. Surely we do not ex- the soil that causes an impoverishedtree

. hardly any core, so that we ,have pect to let the ignorant and lazy Span- to produce an inferior quality of
THE WASHINGTON NAVEL. eaten the whole thing without the iards and Italians continue to success, fruit. If the people of Florida would

Mr. Cutter, of Twogood, Edwards slightest waste. 1 had Rome trees fully compete with us at our own utilize the millions of tons of muck,rich

& Cutter, of Riverside, California, referring which were not injured by last year's doors. in organic matter, which lie idle, in-
to buds of this variety he had cold and they bore some fine fruit, butI From the little I know of the con- stead of so much commercial fertilizers,
dition of the fruit business in Florida could have better lands better
obtained for Mr. Withers picked the best early in the season, we ,
says that is the best for size and brightness. I am sure that you have already made groves, and better fruit, by applying a
1 drove. several miles to see Mr. I sent one to California by permanent advancement in the pro good quality of muck to the trees as
Tibbetts proprietor of the originaltrees. mail weighing twenty-three ounces Auction of new varieties of citrus often as the s.il and tree absorbs it,

The trees are in an unfavorable and as smooth and bright and.,handsome fruils of high character. When such you will soon( have around that tree a
l location: and also it is now too late varieties Madamrinous. of ground equal to hammock and
as one could wish. It is my belief -' as Cunningham spot ,
(March 3rd,) to find many buds, as that what I have mentioned, Arcadia, ami Bahia (Washington which may be enlarged from year to

they have all commenced! to grow, sospoiling : above is what is now called the Washington Navel), shall be placed upon our year as the tree grows. Do away with
them for huddera' use. I have or Riverside Navel. markets in abundance, instead of the I so many fertilizer barrels, and rot

never before, been able to obtain any ;I d'' not think it fair to credit them common seedlings that are now sold, plenty of muck on your pine land,

from the'original, tree, which would with being five bearers, but they are we will only be where the apple bui and there will be less insects, less
have long'ago been cut to pieces if so good that for one who spends his ness now is. It is the purpose of this stunted trees, and a quality of fruit
only the'clips could have been used established DIvision will be produced that will be bright
life in his grove and loves fine fruit, he newly Pomologicil
for budding. The package that we cannot afford to be without n few of this Department to aid in this and juicy, and the prices obtained will

,send you contains eight or ten buds trees, and before long they will sell for work, and I hope that your peoplewill be more satisfactory. It is not over-
from the original tree, the remainderare enough more to make up for the lack not be afraid to call on me when- production that we need fear, but it is

two and three removes from the" of prolificness. I have seen as manyas ever they think we can serve them. the poor, rusty oranges that are sentto
original and of known "pedigree. three seeds but it is quite excep At present I am making for future usea market which run the price down c
Now permit me to offer a few suggestions tional to find any." list of all the interested fruit growers and causes dissatisfaction. We wantto
: The matter of'getting pure in the United! States whose namesI keep up a high standard of fruit,
stock for budding is of the first imp r- In regard to time of ripening whichhe can get and I will be glad to have and this can only be done by the

tance. It is poa ihle that you have : says varies with the season, individ any who read this?, having ,such desire, proper treatment of our soil and the

already pure stock of the Navel in ual soil, location, etc., he continues : to send me their names. planting of the best varieties of

your grove, but experience leads me "Wo begin to eat what we call 'Prideof It seems strange; that anyone should oranges. Many of our people are engaging -
to think it very unlikely The grovesin Malta,' an exceedingly sweet kind, wish to plant in Florida such inferior in grape culture, and from the
California are wretchedly mixed up Ives Perkins when of those who have planted .
which I imported jointly with a grapes as or theycan experience
with the Washington Navel and'the friend six years ago( in September.We grow the delicious Herhemont, the grape in this section earlier, we
Australian Navel promiscuously. begin to tackle the Navel while Brighton and Delaware, or the finer believe it will be successful. Let us

dare not use any buds thai we can get still quite green, they are among the looking! varieties of the vinifera class plant orange groves and put in peachesand
here unless we oversee the cutting of Yours in the interest of also it is diversity of
earliest if not the earliest, except the pomology, grapes ;
them. Washington Navel} is the above. I have seen scattering Navels H. E. VANDEMAN, crop that is needed to make our sunny
most valuable of oranges'and the Australian the late Chief of Division of Pomology. state occupy that position for which
hanging on trees as as August
Navel is far inferior. One is .-.-. she is intended.
still rich and
the best of bearers and the other is the ; juicy..-.. NOTES FROM CANDLER. JAS. N. MARSHALL.The .

worst. Nurserymen ,have not heen .
rareful about their budding and Q o FLORIDA POMOLOGY. Recent Drouth-Peach and Grape
outlook for Manatee county is
have ''the 'nnfusion.V Grade
Growing High Oranges
perpetrated -
Governmental Aid in DevelopingOur brighter this year than it has been for
advise'you, therefore) to put these Muck as a Fertilizer.Editor .
Fruit Interests.U. years Every is
Growing past. orange grove
buds at once on some of your bent FLORIDA DISPATCH
looking beautiful, the trees full of
'young trees, and in future bud only S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-}) The long continue-! dry weather is blooms, promising a large of
from the thus obtained if TUNE, DIVISION OF POlIOJ."GY.t\ [
even causing early vegetables to suffer, but fruit the seasons have been splendid
you have to defer budding a year. WASHINGTON, D. C., March 17, '87. j fruit trees are standing it finely. for farming; and there are thousandsof

Oranges do not ripen as early here Editor FLORIDA DISPATCII: Orange trees are full of blooms and acres cultivated this year that were
as in Florida. Christmas is about as Your article upon "Orange Grow- many are blooming for
young groves not last.] Cattle on the ranges are
early as the Navel becomes fairly eat- ing" in the last number of your paperis the first time, the prospects are good looking well.Prospects .
able. It'is best late in February and just read with much pleasure. It is for a large crop in this section of the .

March, and is practically gone by my belief that this great nation of State. Peen-to peach trees are full of are flattering in Plant

April. Other oranges mature later." ours has just begun its career, and in fruit as large as marbles, while the City for a good crop of pinches again

ORMOND'S PRIZE NAVEL.It looking over our resources, the mild Honey, not quite so forward, is equally this year. Between guavas and peaches -
climate and suitable soils of Florida covered with fruit. We with
agree certain of fruit.
will be remembered that the Na- they are reasonably
and California for the production of: the editor in his views on peach culture The failure of one makes the other.
vel scoring the highest number of citrus and other semitropical fruits is and firmly believe it will becomea .
points at the South Florida Exhibitionwas of much importance And this is great industry in the part of the
Dr. Pettitt of Island has
from Ormond. The exhibitor, true not only for the present, but our State adapted to their growth. We Drayton
about head of which
interest should increase when we look emphatically, "plant peach trees." 20,000 cabbage,
Mr.\ J. A. Bostrom, writing in regardto say will soon b., ready for the market.
forward to the hundreds of millions Our sandy soil with clay near the sur-
it Wither's the weather has been '
to saya: who are to people the North Amer- face seems to suit peaches finely, and Although exceedingly -
"I am unable to say whether or not ican continent. This people will call many are turning their attention to dry, the trees and the vegetables

my Navel! oranges exhibited at Or- for the products that you can raise, their culture. Why cannot our State on this place show no signs of
it fact the Doctor attributes the
lando were the Washington or Bahia, and it seems to me that all the become famous for her peach orchards a to .
probably"some of both, but I believe, thought and experience we can muse as well as orange groves? We can use of land piaster.

mainly the former. I have not seen ter, should be brought to bear on the place our crop of peaches on the mar- O 4 .
Mr. Anderson (who entered the Or- selection and production of suitable ket when the crop in the great peach The fall corn crop of l last year has
mond fruit,) but I see that he called varieties and the best methods of cul- growing States is not more than half made most of our farmers anxious to

them the Bahia. The Navels 'were ture This nation is now in a great matured. Who can fail to see \What plant cotton and as an immense

often called by that name some years measure self sustaining,and ought to be good prices they are certain to bring? amount of kainit. has been purchasedby
ago. I got my buds mainly from the more so. We should be able to drive Our section of country i is abundantly them, we fear a heavy long-cotton.-
late George Atwood, of St. Augustine, I out the fruits of other countries, ex supplied with beds of the finest muck crop.-Madison Recorder.


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.M 1WH $, 188 .j] ---THE FLORIDA DISPATCH; 279

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should be done when ground is in good 2. Fruit on shoots from first and equally true if we strike out the word

Vineyard, condition, and dry and mellow enoughto second buds. "usually."

be worked in well among the roots. VITIS LABRUSCA. This is "respectfully submitted,"not
oK :: : ::: : : : : :: : : :
GRAPE CULTURE IN FLORIDA. Here we will leave the vineyard until Concord-Fruit from first buds, but in a captious spirit, but as a stimulus

your next issue; then I will give you my little fruit set.ChampionOld. to accuracy, both ID the observation of

Acclimated Vines, Best Varieties- method for( first, second and third cul-- wood and first and facts and then expression.The .

Planting: Etc.Continued. tivation, als) my process for wine second buds. above indicates the varieties of
making. I will say to those interestedin Crevelling-No fruit set. grapes now in cultivation, all of which
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grapes my prospect for fruit was have fruited except the Humboldt.
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCII Ives-Fruit from first and second
: never better than this season, and two buds. Besides these I have some of the Vitis
The selection of locationfor
a proper months hence I will fully demonstrateto vulpina. I have cultivated a few
Hartford From second buds
the is of first ,
vineyard importance,
my many observers that grapes will others that have either died or been
and of the main set.
conditions of
one sue- pay and much better than our leading dug up, like the "barren fig tree," and
ces,great care and judgment should be VITIS RIPARIA.
at present. for a similar cause. S6me of them
exercised in the choice. Nearly any soil Clinton-Old wood and first and
J. LEAHMAN. produced a little fruit, such as Croton,
in Florida will grow grapes, at least South Lake WIcr, March 14,1887. second buds.ElviraFirst. Martha and Senasqua, while others
for the table and varieties ,....
some are and second buds.
never reached that period of usefulness
so,hardy and thrifty that they can be drape Talk. :
VITIS ESTAVALIS.Cunningham namely,Catawba Diana, lona and Irving -
grown almost anywhere,but for grapeson Editor FLORIDA DISPATCII
: and Black Hawk.
-Old wood and first
a large scale. either for market or I have read with much interest Mr.
and second buds.CynthianaShoots. At a future time I may particularize,
wine both and resultscan
or good paying
Steele's paper on Grape Culture, read : not developed. to some extent, my experience with
be reached in the best loca-
only at Orlando also the talk called '
; grape I Eumelan-Old wood and first and these varieties.
tion. out by the reading. I would have second buds. JAS. H. WHITE.
Keepipg this fact in view we may i greatly enjoyed its hearing could I Island Home, March 10, 1887.
Herbemont-Old wood and first and .
consider rolling lands
our high pine
have been there, but sickness kept me
second buds. '
the best locations. Low lands as well Vinifera Grapes.
at home. sack all the
My grip packed Hermann-Shoots
as.hammocks will not not developed. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: '
produce grapes
night before, but the morning found)
for where malaria fever Humboldt-No fruit set. In the FLORIDA DISPATCH of
profitably, or '
ill leave bad. Had I
me to
my Louisiana-Old wood and first bud.Norton's .
there is for the March 14 241 under
prevails no safety been there would have been page heading

crops, as the vines seem to be as sus part of the my occasion say but as it i is, "myay" first and second Virginia-Old buds. wood and "Vitis Vinifera in Florida," I noticean
such hjfluences the human error in from articleof
to an
ceptible as your copy
be of the DISPATCH
a part ,
Rulander-Old wood and first and
mine. "Do not allow than
being. more a
by permission of the editor.
The, next important considerationfor second buds. few good bunches the first season."
Mr. Steele "Northern to
those intending to plant vineyards distinguish them says from Vitis vulpina grapes or St. Augustine-First and second That is just what a good many are inclined -

... in this State is to get acclimated vines. Scuppernong family." buds. to do, but what should not be

In' 1881 when I first started in busi-- This is certainly a misnomer. The ROGERS' HYBRIDS. done, You will find that I wrote,

ness,.I bought two hundred vines from grapes referred to are of three species, No. 1, Goethe-Old wood and first "Do not allow more than a few good

the leading nurseries of Kentucky, including Vilis Labrusca, V. riparia and V. Es and second buds. bunches the third season."

twenty of the best known varieties tavalis. I object to calling these No. 2-No fruit set. Please correct.H.

; from these I planted the cut- "Northern ," because none of No. 3, l\Iassasoit-Old wood and VON LUTTIEHAU.Waldo .
and from the latter I Florida,March 17,1887.
ting planted them are exclusively Northern, and first and second buds. ,
again. These produced me what I.. one species of the three ,is exclusively No. 4, Wilder-Fruit on first and .
. wanted but could not to start with Pruning Vines.A
get : Southern. It is true that Vitis vul second buds.

A thoroughly acclimated vine. From pina is also exclusively Southern, but No. 8-Fruit on old wood. majority of the people who grow

the twenty different varieties I have this is no reason for calling her Southern No. 9, I..indley-Little fruit set. grapes for home use need to have impressed -

selected three that I shall use for all sister Northern, or her cosmopolitan No. 15, Agawam-Old wood and upon them the importance of

future planting, they have the following cousins by the same sectional cog- first and second buds. severe pruning. I venture to assert,

good qualities : nomen. No. 19, l\lerrimac-Old wood and that of the vines to be found about the

The Silence being an extra early fine We wish to distinguish the three first and second buds. homes of families devoted to growing

table grape also makes good wine, species classed together from the fourth, No. 39, Aminia-No fruit set. grapes for the table ; and for the mak-

ripens in May,and is a hybrid between constituting another class; and to do No. 41, Essex-Fruit from second ing of a few gallons of domestic wine,

Weikland and Chasselas rose. this, there is no necessity of resortingto bud.No. the largest portion of such vines.needto

The Rock is a hybrid between such an objectionable method. The .43, Barry-Fruit from first bud. be half cut away. I will only lay

Weikland and Black Hamburg,ripensa Southern method is to call the three No. 53, Salem-Old wood and first down a general rule, as the subject is

few days later, also a good grape to species 'bunch grapes," and the other and second buds. too expansive to dwell upon in an already -

ship. the Scuppernong family. This designation ARNOLD'S HYBRIDS. lengthening article. Of the
The'Prince a hybrid between Weik is but much wood, the canes of last year's growth,
not strictly correct, No. 8, Brant-Fruit on old wood.
land and Frotignon ripening a few les objectionable than the other. It is No. 16, Canada-No fruit set. every eye or bud will this year send
later"than the two above out shoot with fruit it.
days having indigenous to the country, and shouldbe I a embryo on
that Frotignon flavor: which has made used until some one can furnish a UNKNOWN. The amount of fruit on each shoot will

them a reputation throughout the better'one. Alvey-Shoots not developed. vary from two to five bunches. The

growing world. Delaware Shoot on a heretofore wellmanagedvine
grape not developed.In average
The I think does not
After selecting our location and securing following, con- the above I the word fruitin will be about three bunches to the
form to the facts of the case : "The use
acclimated vines, comes the shoot, on some, four. So make
the of of fruit"
sense "promise or
first two to four buds at the base of
clearing of the land. If the land is yet bloom buds. I submit this nature'sprotest calculation and cut back your vines
each cane are barren, and make wood as
in forest we must cut down the trees, Mr. Steele's with but little mercy. $ou can easily
without fruit. If against straight
dig out stumps, or employ such method growth only, any distinguish canes of last year's growth:
this be true where is the fruit to jacket.
would in clearing for an from older ones. Take hold of each
as we orange "
from vines "cut back ? Shoots old wood fruit
to two
on eyes on promising
grove; but when it comes to plowingyou of thesenew: canes and cut them backto
often from adventitious buds-
must plow as deep as you possiblycan Another statement is as follows : come within two or three eyes of where
buds that and of the
"Sometimes when a vine is cut hack are unseen out
after letting your ground lay fora they started out of the old wood last
usual Sometimes from
heavily it will cause a bud on place. super- .
week or so, harrow it thoroughlyand very year. Then count or approximate the
plow it again, then we are ready wood two or more years old, which had numerary buds at the base of a shoot. number of eyes you have left that will
that bore fruit last and
.for staking out the vinyard the rows been dormantto start; but such growth year, sometimes I put forth a bearing shoot this spring.If .
from latent buds that failed
should be eight feet apart, ,the holes never produces fruit"This until to you have one hundred such eyes and

should be dug eighteen inches deep too, I thought was not quite push now. your vine is at all healthy and vigorous

and two feet square; the vines can be the thing ; so I started out to investi- There is a truth remotely related to you may reasonably count on two

safely transplanted from October until gate. My observations were mostly one of these points at which Mr. Steele hundred and fifty to three hundred

March. upon vines set a year ago and cut back may have aimed his statement. But bunches of grapes. Four average

The first years growth will depend this winter very closely. Some of if he aimed at it, he shot wide of the bunches will make a pound. The vine

upon the vines being properly set out. them were young vines, others several : mark. that bears fifty pounds of grapes per

Do, not crowd the roots in together years old, that had been moved to this !' The truth is this. A shoot usually year should by all means be six or

simplvto get them out of the way but. new grapery. The examin ition was has no tendril nor corresponding eight years old and in the very best

straighten them out so that they will directed to two points. bunch of fruit opposite the first two or condition. (Of course I am not writ-

lay in a natural position. All work 1. Fruit on shoots on old wood. three leaves, and I think it would be ing of the Scuppernong, which needs


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no pruning and which may bear its has very much to do in causing thedifference. should not go at this blindly as draw sustenance from the atmosphere.Now .
hundreds of pounds annually). Count If so, then some,means of has been too much the custom in substance
your bearing eyes'' and calculate the irrigation should be provided as soon growing seedling orange trees, using has suppose in it nothing says from a which-
probable products, and if you have too as possible by all growers, whose grovesare anything in the shape of an orange plants may derive nourishment
many cut out the canes entirely downto on high dry land, wherever it can seed that could be had. We should this very substance, when applied, yet to
sufficient number Twenty pounds be done at a cost which will not absorb take pains to procure seed of varieties the, soil, really does increase Is
,is a good ;yield for. five- all the both and crops.
an ordinary profits present which seem to combine the greatest chemistry at fault? Certainly not.
vear-old vine. Pursue the above plan I prospective.It number of desirable qualities and It[ says that the substance will i I not
and you will have finer fruit, berries seems that some of our native va- seem best adapted to our soil and cli support plant growth, but it has not
... twice as large, and'more of it by.actual rieties surpass the best foreign kinds in mate. In all cases, where it is possi- said that it will have no effect
weight. Pruning can be done at anytime sweetness and flavor, while the latter ble, experiments should be made in the soil. In itself it may be utterly upon
'in February' March, in mild : have less pulp and fewer seeds. Cannot hybridizing these varieties, the seed- worthless,so far as its elements may be
weather, but should by all means be some one combine all these 'desirable lings resulting from these crosses are required in the economy of production,
completed at least two weeks before qualities in one variety ? Have certain to vary from the normal type. yet it may so change the character of
the sap begins to rise. Newl -planted any attempts been made, in this State, Thus far very little seems to have soil as to make it much more produc-
vines should be cut down to within two to artificially hybridize the different been done towards improving the fig.
eyes of the ground-A. M. Howell, in varieties of the orange ? New foreign varieties have been imported tive.We
come then to the original
Southern Cultivator. The stamens of the blossomare but very few attempts seem to
orange position, that the value of a fertilizer
so large and prominent that they have been made to grow seedlings.I can be determined only by use. There
eUI'I'eIlt Comments may be easily seen and removed, thus saw while at Orlando in February, are farmers whose crops seemed to be
making the work of crossing comparatively a seedling fig tree which seems very increased greatly by moderate appli-
W It is believed promising as far as growth is con- .
easy. generally cations of ground limestone. Yet the
Current Comments. by those who have studied the subject, cerned. Though only two or three plants require very little lime and
that the which furnishes the years old it was from eight to ten feet
Orange Growing.-Probably moat most soils have ample supply. The
of the subscribers to the DISPATCH, pollen will have the most powerful in. high and more upright and tree like truth; is, this whole matter is involvedin
have read the very able essay .on this fluence on the cross and that a major- in its growth than any fig tree I ever i. mystery and its solution will not be
subject in the paper of March 14th. ity of the resulting seedlings will re- saw. It has not fruited yet, but if reached by chemistry until farther
As" a>whole is worthy of more thana semble the staminate variety more the quality is good and young trees advances in knowledge are made; nor
than the If this is true it propagated from it retain this upright
passing glance. Many thoughts are pistillate. is it necessary that we have exact understanding -
form it will be desirable addition
would be advisable the a to
presented which deserve careful con- to try cross of the processes by whicha
list. W. C. STEELE.
'sidefation and to a few of them I wishto both ways, that is, use pollen from a our Switzerland, Fla., March Z2, 1887.etilizin substance, in itself valueless, really
call special attention.. seedless foreign variety upon a very aids production greatly. Practicaluse
Under the head "Decline in Prices," sweet, fine flavored native, and vice is the true test and when this
the fact, ,is brought out that during versa. A few experiments of this : g. shows that a ton of pulverized and
the worst of the glut in the market the character may result in a vast improvement sun-dried clay has effect in crop pro-
present season, "bright, heavy, high of our oranges in a few years. duction equal to that derived from a
flavored fruit, has been in steady demand Chemistry and Fertilizer. ton of supherphosphate procured at a
at very good prices." This being Why the Navel don't bear. Whileit The true value of fertilizer for the cost of thirty dollars, it is as well to
the'case,;-it' behooves every orange is doubtless true that the blossomsof soil can be determined in no other use the clay as the superphosphate,
grower to bestir himself and strive to the Navel orange are deficient in way than by its effect on plant growth. even at the same price.
improve the quality of his crop. After pollen, there may be still another cause Chemistry can resolve it into its origi- Farmers make a serious mistake
the trees are'grown, it costs very little, for its barrenness. I have seen trees nal elements and say with exact pre- when they take the results of chemi-
if'any,'more to produce a box: of or- of this variety in groves where they cision what they are, and in what pro- cal analyses ,as the rule by which to
anges which'will sell readily for three were surrounded on all sides by other portions but there its office ceases. measure values. They are good as
dollars per box than one which will varieties in full bloom. Yet thoughthe Now suppose it says that a fertilizer is far as they go ; but there must be the
be slow of, sale at two dollars. This air was full of pollen from these rich in the very elements that plants soil test, and that is deeper in the
difference of one dollar each on, a crop other trees, the Navel set very littlefruit abstract from the soil, and the fertil- mysteries of nature than chemistry has
of several hundred boxes, would be a most of the blossoms f 11 off. izer so described, when put to practicaluse penetrated. The true way is to to
very comfortable addition' to.the income Is it not possible that there may be fails to produce beneficial results. this test as the only safe means of determining
of the rower. some defect in the pistils which pre- Shall it be said that chemistry lied? value, for, in fact, it is the
The time is doubtless not far distant vents their being fertilized, no matter By no means. It never assumed to last resort that bring ;
may sickening
when the orange growers Florida: how abundantly they are supplied with determine final results. It stopped disappointments to farmers who regard
will find it profitable to'follow the example pollen ? with its own determinations, for that chemistry as the ultima thule of exact
of many in California who, was the only honest course, and it had science. In the use of fertilizers it
since Riverside Navel became so Vitis vinifera. "Who shall decide, no right to go farther. may serve as a guide-it cannot do more
popular, have cut ,off their seedling when doctors disagree" ? Prof. A. H. The fact is there are, so-called, fertilizers because it cannot take account of the
groves and budded them with this Curtiss has recently expressed himself that really have in abundant infinite relations of soil com iwsition.t .

favorite variety. I do not, by this, very strongly against the planting ofvarieties proportion the elements of Nature attends to that and the best a
mean'to advise our growers to confine of Yitis vinifera, grown upon growth, but are compounded in such farmer can do is to use fertilizers according -
themselves to this or any other one their own roots, in this State, becauseof manner that they are not available. to his knowledge meanwhile
variety, but if they are growing seedlings I their liability to be destroyed by the They may be put in the soil with no accepting every revelation of fact as
or) inferior budded varieties, i it. attacks of the phylloxera. effect or with injurious effect, because the index to action that must be in
would doubtless'pay,them to sacrificethe On the other hand, Baron H. von their relations do not conform to natu full accord with natural requirementsif
crop for two or three years,for the Luttichau is very confident that we ral requirements, and the active principles best results are to be obtained.-
sake of getting their grove in a condition have little or nothing to fear from this of growth are not present ;; Husbandman.
to produce such first-claaa and cause. although chemistry says that the prin .
_, profitable varieties as ,the WashingtonNavel Probably the truth lies between ciples are there, and fails to recog
Madam, Vinous, Tardiffy, etc these two extremes. Possibly many nize that they are inert. Fresh animal excrement is not food
etc. Is the quality of the fruit affected :. varieties may fail entirely; others will It has been shown with a reasonable for plants. If diluted with water and
by the soil on which it is grown? succeed in a few favored localities, degree of certainty that a ton of gypsum poured about their roots, it will often,
If it is a fact that oranges of any variety while only'a.few will be generally suc applied to ten acres of meadow has for a time, do more harm than good;
when' grown on a low hammockare cessful in the hands of ordinary growers. increased the yield of hay-dried in fact, very strong urine will kill any
superior to the fruit of: the same grass-ten tons. This increase oi f plant to which it is applied, especially
when land real if an annual. Its effect is to rotund
variety grown on high tangible product was not mad
then it is desirable for us.to ascertain, Fruit Growing.-The review of r lout of the gypsum, for that weighedbut burn the roots rather than to feed
if possible, the cause of the difference. what has been done in Florida is very one ton and by no alchemy of them.
It cannot be, owing, merely to greater encouraging. There is no doubt that nature could have been enlarged to 4
fertility of soil,for much of the, highland great progress has been made within ten tons. How, then, has the product A hoe for use in a garden ,requires
was naturally, good and it hasbeen' the last four or'five years. The introduction been made so much greater? Very as much care as a scythe that is used
so heavily fertilized from year to of other new varieties from plainly by the influence of gypsum on for cutting grass. It should be sharp
year, that it is now in excellent con China Japan, and elsewhere, will the elements of plant growth in the enough to cut off the roots of all kinds
dition.It doubtless still further help us. Butour soil before it was applied, releasingthem of weeds, and should have so good a
must be then that the abundantsupply best prospect for success lies for use ; or if further supposition polish that it can be moved through
of water in the low hammock in the growing of seedlings. We must be made, enabling the plants to the soil with little effort.,

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for only a temporary home, and not 'Give me,' says she, 'the man who smooth oranges; take out the pulp witha
J once Interests. i to stay; and because of this there maybe loves gingerbread; it's a sure sign he teaspoon, and steep the skins for two
a lack in not making our homes isn't fond of whiskey.' hours in cold water ; drain, and scrapeout

BY MRS. E. A. HILL. homelike.It the inside carefully,range them on
is not possible for any one to be Strawberries.The broken ice, and fill with the French

The' Florida Chautauqua. more attached, or have a greater love following is from the ]largest jelly. When cold, cut in halves, and
for the'home land than I have for Ver- serve from a glass dish,garnished with
We are glad to note that'the'meet- canning company in Western New
l mont; yet dearly as I love it I do clingto green leaves.
ing of the Chautauqua assembly De- York :
Funiack was a marked success,and will my Florida home, where I expect JOHNNY CAKE.-Boil a pint of
undoubtedly play an important partin to remain until called "up higher. I sweet milk and turn it over a teacup
the development and upbuilding of just thank God for it even though so best method for preserving and a half of sifted Indian meal and
Florida in the arts and sciences. humble for no one has a right to say, strawberries is to heat them together beat for ten minutes, for if it is ,not
'Here is a grand 'opportunity for the you "you must leave." with a sufficient quantity of sugar in thoroughly beaten it will not be as
Hereafter I will tell how I kettles, and when the is
more isolated portions of bur State to you copper sugar nice. Add a tablespoonful of wheat
join the C. L. 8. 0., and pursue the tried to make it cosy and inviting, or thoroughly dissolved, and. evenly distributed I flour, half a teacup of sour milk, one
restful those who beneath its shel through the fruit dip them
course of reading prescribed. It is an to rest beaten egg, a tablespoonful of melted
excellent plan, to form a literary circlein ter, as it may help some poor tired out into cans and seal.STRAWBERRY. butter, and a small teaspoonful of sal-
the neighborhoods, and meet once a soul. But I will not trespass longernow JAM. aratus. Beat well again and bake ina

week at some, convenient place,appoint yet God willing, you shall hear To one quart of ripe strawberriestake shallow tin, or in small roll pans,

a l leader'to guide ia the readings and again from .SISTER. HELEN. one pound of best white sugar ; which should be made very hot before
discussion, and thus be able to go place the strawberries in a china bowl, the batter is put in.
through the various books in an,intel The Key Note. cover with the sugar, and let them .

gent manner; however, there are many We have received commendatorynotices stand for several hours, that the juice Cooking as an Accomplisment.

persons who are persevering in the from our correspondents regarding may draw. Then put them on the A girl who deliberately marries
course' by themselves and will be able to an editorial in our issue of fire in a preserving kettle,and stir frequently without understanding the art of cook-

graduate with honor in the different I March 14. We are glad to know thata while they cook, until a thick ing as well as elocution is a veritable
departments of knowledge. I sympathetic chord has been touchedIn jelly forms. You will find this excel- nuisance. Especially is this true of
To the housewives and daughters in the hearts of the pioneer sisters of lent for mixing with creams, for blanc- those in modest circumstances, and

the country the C. L S. C., offers a Florida. We ask pardon while we mange, ices, puffs, etc., for which pur who cannot afford to employ efficient
'decided advantage for acquiring theGO'wledge' quote from a friend in Duval county, pose it should be mashed, and strained c' oks. Burnt fingers, sour bread,
and culture that comes whom we have never seen. through a sieve. A few drops of poke-, scorched roasts, leathery steaks wishy
from an acquaintance 'with books. She says : "Dear Mrs Hill. You berry jelly improves the color, making washy coffee and disordered stomachsare
Women should not occupy all their have struck the key note at last. It it resemble that of fresh strawberries.TO not conducive to the happinessone

time in the endless round of household is not Florida but the men who come PRESERVE STRAWBERRIES. imagines will fill to repletion :the

cares, for our children's sake at least here that are to blame for all the unhappiness Preserving strawberries should not honeymoon. There are so many rea-

we need to open the way for gaining a the women complain of. I be delayed too late in the season, as sons, logical and philosophical, why
little fresh knowledge daily; it will have watched for many weeks for the first pickings are generally the cooking should be taught young girls,
help tide over many a trial if while your pen to swerve into the right finest. Select the largest berries be- not only as an accomplishment, but as ... ,

busy with.family cares our minds are groove; now keep harping on that fore they are too ripe ; use the best the means of happiness, health and
allowed to rise above them, and for string until you bring about a reform. only a pound of to each success in life, that it is useless to enu-
sugar sugar
our husbands sake we shauld strive to You only touch them with a feather; pound of fruit. Let the berries and merate them. One may thoroughly-

keep abreast of the times in all cur they need a battle axe. Very truly sugar stand together from evening until understand art, music, architecture,
rent-information. Let us brighten up yours." MRS. E. T. morning in a cool place. Then slip science and philosophy ; be familiar

our ideas. rise to a higher plane ,men >-*-4 the whole gently into a kettle over a with astronomy, mythology, the mysteries
tally, and so "drive dull care away." Cleaning Cloth. slow fire, and as soon as the berriesare of evolution, politics and litera
This literary and scientific course is Editor HOME INTERESTS: heated through lift them off the ture, yet if the chemistry of a loaf of
peculiarly adapted to those who have We find it very useful in our house- fire with a perfirated ladle and spread bread has been neglected the educa-

time and opportunity for study at home. hold to keep a bottle of the following them on dishes to cool. Meanwhilelet tion is sadly incomplete-Lady's Home
There'are so many different departments mixture on hand for use in case of an the syrup boil rtpidly. In ten Journal.

of the C.L. S. C., that all can emergeny. It is excellent for spong- minutes return the fruit to it, and let .
,be suited;,the aim,of the school ,is to ing off dress skirts before makingover them simmer slowly again until the Health Hints.

enable all who have a desire to,learn, : berries are clear, when they will be Cover a burn immediately with the
to do this in ,a thorough and practicalway "Take half an ounce each of glycerine sufficiently done. Put strawberries pulp of a raw potato.

,at,home with a small expense. alcohol and sulphuric ether, two always i into small iars.. cover with Ruh warts with.. lemon juice three or
of ammonia half ---- --- ----- ----- --
Any: one,,desiring: particulars regarding ounces aqua an brandied papers, and seal tightly. four times a day. It is said it will re-
_the course of study,for home reading ounce of powdered castile soap, and Unless the fruit was in a fermentedstate them. It will be harmless
move a experiment -
.i .cap ,address; Miss C. F. Kimball, add water enough to make one quartof when gathered, you will not be .
Plainfield, N.: J.Speak:,, the mixture. Use with brush or apt to have trouble from its spoil- anyway.If
.. sponge, and rinse with pure water." ing, if put as here directed. one sins against his head, or his
up '
a Word. Yours, ELSIE. .. lungs, or his stomach;. he must bear
sisters .* the penalty in his own bod ,Thereis
Dear. of the HOME DEPARTMENT: Recipes. >
When,an opportunity for writing.has Woman's Sphere. in this case, no vicarious atonement.A .

been so kindly; given us, do you "They As though talk about It had a a woman's limit sphere, HOMINY WAFFLES.-One cup < f late novelty in the use of poultices -
cold boiled hominy of milk'
,not think: we ought'to improve it? It There's not a place In earth or heaven, cup is to wet a sponge in a concentrated -
Seems columns should There's not a task of mankind given, and one of flour, a small piece of but
tome never
our decoction of mustard and
There's not a blessing or a woe
l be-lacking.in'material from,our pens.Were There's not a whisper, yes or no, ter and two well beaten eggs. Bakein it with a handkerchief bandage for ap-
There's not a life,or death, or waffle irons and serve as soon as
'i not that said "We
do not aim at great literary attainments Without a woman In it." cooked.
simply again immersing in the same
/' I should ,never venture to 4 OYSTER &TEW.-Put the liquor liquid.
send anything to the department.But : Pretty Good. from the oysters in a kettle on the
if there has been anything, of ; From an exchange we clip the following stove to boil, season with butter, pep- Sponge off your neck, throat and
experience: : of nine years in Florida : per and salt; add a teacup of cream: chest in cold water every morning,dry
which can, ,help along any poor "A wise old lady has a certain test with the oysters, let come to a boil quickly with a soft towel, then rub
,struggling: sister to. whom Florida is which she applies to all young men and serve at once. with a rough one ; do not be more
I should that who attention' to of her than a minute about it, and a sore
yet ,new, fail in duty to 'pay any
towithhold into After time she to a throat will rarely trouble von. A
sister it. So I come. grand daughters. a
cream six eggs, beaten very lightly; towel be roughened by dipping ina
:your.kitchen or quiet place for restingfor offers some of her home-made cake. '
with salt and and
a chat, hoping thereby it may literally If he eats with avidity, she mutely season into with pepper pour strong brine, then. .drying.
a frying a tablespoonfulof
be "Bear gives consent if not she instantly be pan
one ,
helping. ye ;
butter, drop in a dozen large Iron rust is removed by salt mixed
.another's'burdens, and so fulfill the gins to oppose the match, not, as some. oys with-lemon juice.Powdered .
ters and brown double
fry a light ;
,law. of Christ"I.have might suppose, from wounded vanity, .
been reading, the introductory but because she has a theory that men over and serve immediately. Orris root is a cheap and

,letter of our.: editor in which he who like cake never drink to excess, ORANGE JELLY IN THE PEEL.Cutinch good toothpowder; it also purifies the

speaks of.so\many, coming:, to Florida or live dissipated lives of any sort. round holes in the stem side of breath. .





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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. twenty-five cents per acre, and prices others have accomplished, each beginsat Everybody invested in lands there,

-. every where were prorortionately low. the beginning and works it out for and thousands went thither to grow up .

A.H., MANVILLE. Editor. The tide of immigration turned this himself. We have had no agency to with the country. Kansas seemed
Contents. way, and speculators speedily gobbledup collate facts and give them authenticityand destined to spring at once into the

GROVE History AND: of ORCHARD the Parsons-The, Washingtonand Navel, a the public domain. Lands were currency. We have had no'State front rank of States. Then came cat-

Double Imperial Navel., .... ..,... 277wj
worth much than
More about Navel Oranges; Florida's clearly more the Bureau of Agriculture, though need- erpillars and drouth and discouragements. -

Pomology; Notes from Candler, nominal prices at which they had been ing one more sorely than perhaps any Those who had not burnedthe
Drought, Peaches and Grapes, High
v Grade Oranges, Muck as Fertilizer 278 held, but who could determine their other State in the Union. Our socie- bridges behind. them retreated.

VINEYARD-Grape. 'Grape Talk; Vinifera Culture Grapes in; Florida Pruning; intrinsic value? This must depend on ties heretofore have not been strong Sturdy pioneers who had borne the

'Vines........ .. ., ., .. ..... 279
the number of people that should settle enough to undertake the task. When brunt of the work sold out for a songto
CURRENT. CoMMENTS-orange Growing,
Why the Navel Doesn't Bear Vltis here and the that should half heads who read the of
; success our own people are scarcely sure longer signs
Vinifera; Fruit Growing. .. .... .. 280.FERTILIZERS
-Chemistry and Fertilizers 280 attend their efforts at gardening and of their footing is it a matter of won- the times aright. To-day Kansas is

HOME o INTERESTS-The Florida Chau- fruit growing, both of which were uncertain der that strangers hesitate to cast their one of the most prosperous States of
iauqua;The Key Note; Speak Word;
Cleaning Cloth; Woman's Sphere;. quantities. But the speculators lot with us "sight unseen ?" the Great West.
Pretty Good; Strawberries; Recipes. 281
''EDITORIAL-Division. of Pomology ;. had little Jegard for considera- We do not mean to imply that 'agriculture Florida is now going through a sim-
Lands Too High; Theory and Fact;
The Signs! the Times. . . .. 282 tions of this kind. They were working and horticulture are experi- ilar period of depression and adjustment -
The Navel Orange; A New Melon; the for all there in it for sort of winter of hard' times
Planting Cow Peas; Entomological; thing was mental in this State, such is not the a
Florida Products. ,. . .. . .. .. .. 283 themselves and boomed the price of wild case. We have definite results and and discouragement which shall freeze
,. . .... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 283 lands up as far out of reason as it was positive success in all branches, but off the hull of speculation and experiment

POULTRY Plain Facs AND: BEEs-Poultry About Bee-Keeping for Profit;The; formerly too low. As a natural result : we seem to have failed to grasp and and free the germ of real worthto

Jigger Flea ...Flea".' ..;. <.The,., ,...Inimitable..4.. ..... .. .Jigger. .. .... 284 people have ceased buying and web apply generally the methods by which I bud and grow into permanent pros-
LIVE STOCK-DeHorning Cattle; A Little i ve stagnation in the market followedby these results have been obtained. We perity. But before -we can look for
Cow; Cows Holding up their Milk;
Hints on Making Butter; How to a tumble in prices. But this means trust the State Agricultural Department fruit we must prune away the para-
Work Butter; MUch Cows; Colic in
Horses. .....' . . . 285 disaster to no one, unless it be the spec- awl
THE. 'Southern GARDEN-Truck and Hot-House Notes for Vegetables the Sout h; ulator and he is able to take care of soon to be established will giveus straighten the misshapen. As these redundancies -

Strawbery Culture .. .. . .. .. .; 283'
TRANSPORTATION. Important Item. 287 himself. As soon as values are readjusted some help in this direction.In come crashing to the ground

THE FARM-Raising Peanuts; Farmer upon a basis approaching their the meantime this work devolves they seem to involve us all in a com- .
John's Cassava Seer's Hand Work. ,. 288 ,
.4 intrinsic worth, home seekers will not the The agricultural mon ruin, but once carted off they appear -
The'protracted dry weather and ,re upon press. press to'be what
be wanting. they really are-mere
has been doing some good work on
cent severe cold, has done considerable ---- rubbish. We have with us, but not
this line recently, and we note with
damage to tender vegetation and Theory vs. Facts. of us, certain birds of passage which
pleasure the in sections -
newspapers many
, has retarded' growth and prevented the storm admonishes to
coming plume
Another and less
scarcely impor- are taking up the work and pub-
early maturity. Very few strawberries their for Were not
wings flight. pol-
tant reason why settlers are not com- : lishing results acccomplished in their
.have ripened in the last ten days I itics for us tabooed in toto and in sem-
ing here in any great numbers to till. vicinity by fruit growers and farmers
This, together with the low prices I the soil is because of the lack of definite -I Facts of this kind will do more to blance, we might style them the car-
which ruled'in the strawberry market of business
petbaggers our world.
information regarding farming, bring in desirable settlers than any
'at' the.opening'of the season, is rather. fruit The land shark must go, and we fear
gardening and growing opera-I amount of'resources and advantages"literature.
'discouraging to our gardeners. none will mourn his departure. The
.. tions here. The "resources and ad .

The Navel Orange.Mr. vantages" of the State and its several : --..--- experimenter must go. We do not

,E. H. Hart, Vice President for sections have been heraldrd abroad The Signs of the Times.In mean. the man.' who. tries. .new.varietiesand

Florida of the American Horticultural without stint, but this is not what all departments of human life, new methods and develops new

Society, has an experience in fruit practical men want. They do not as in nature, growth, development, resources and stands in the vanguardof

growing here, extending over-a long want to know what can be done here, convulsion, all forms of activity are progress. But the man with-whom

period of years, and is one of the best but what has been done here; not what followed by periods of rest and adjust- Florida is an experiment, who", 'has a
little investment "down here and is
authorities on Pomology in the, State. can be grown upon an acre of ground, ment. Night succeeds day ; and in trying if, perchance, Florida prove a

His utterances on this, and kindred but what has been grown and what it the silence and the darkness, from proper place, or there be money in it,

subjects, are gems of their kind, clear cost, and what was left for the grower which seemingly naught can come but but who in success or failure has his

cut in the concise and complete infor- when it was sold. There are thousandsof evil, earth's great forces, physical, gaze fixed on the land whence he

mation'! they contain, yet sparkling! farmers in the northwest who would mental and moral, are revivified and came, and ever prays with his eyes
turned toward Jerusalem. We arc
with a rare wit and grace of style. In : like to come to Florida. They have strengthened for a new day. Were it sorry to lose them, but have seeen

',another column ,will be found an article not the time nor the means for pros- not for winter's cold the germ, which, from the start that the'first cold windof

t .. from his pen, giving. the history of pecting tours. They cannot obtain reliable with the warmth of spring, bursts into adversity would lake them fromus.

the several varieties of the Navel" and detailed information upon growth and beauty, would remain Many sturdy pioneers must go,
and for these There
in this State. The articles which to pin their faith with dependent I! we mourn. seems
? orange grown locked in its prison cell. In the dark to be a law iu human affairs that those

on this subject from the Rev. Ly- families they dare not "pull up ages which followed the downfall of who clear the way for advancement

man Phelps and others, recently.pub- stakes" and come at a venture, so Imperial Rome were laid the found- seldom reap the fruits of their labors.

lished in the DISPATCH, together with they stay where they are or go else- ations- of modern civilization. The The hard times that are now upon

the contribution from Mr. Hart, have where, at least we don't get them. same conditions govern trade. The us are not peculiar to us or to Florida,
but incident life the world
are to over,
.reduced the Navel chaos to something One reason for this is the fact that commercial growth of our country ina and the man who has "staying qual-

like, order. In their light the prospective with so many of our horticulturiststheir century is almost incredable. Yet ities" who rightly relates himself 'to

,Navel l 'planter'may avoid the laborS are experimental. Florida more closely viewed it has not been a this period of adjustment, cuts off

.quagmires of shy bearing and' mixed stands separate and apart and unique li I continuous expansion, but rather a speculation and curtails expenses, will
be surprised when, the mists'clear
variety. in her relations to other sections of succession of ups and downs, periodsof
-- -- -- -- away to find that he has done the best
Land Too High. the country, the deductions, conclu- great activity in business, culmina- possible thing for his interests in simply

:Stagnation in the real estate market sions and results obtained elsewhereare ting in speculation and inflation and I holding on. And when the specu-

BS the.most important of the immediatecauses not applicable here. Our fruit followed by collapse and depression. lative and experimental phases are a

of present depression. Ten growers and gardeners seem to think Nowhere is this periodicity of effort thing of the past we shall be sur-
prised to find how thousands
.years ago unimproved lands were the same thing is true of themselves in I more clearly apparent than in the'settlement have been waiting many the removal of

I, valued at a merely nominal figure. The their relations to others in the same I of new territory. After the these obstacles to come here'and makea

hate held its lands at one dollar and pursuit. Few take advantage of what war the rage was all for Kansas. permanent home in Florida.r .




MABCH<28,1887.] === THE FLORIDA DISPATCH._ 283

.,. Division of Ppmoloiry. florid ens e$, Comstock. It seems to bea From the shipping books we find PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.

In another column will be found a native species on the common gall- that the total number of boxes of : .

bush Ilex from this section the p::
berry ( glabia) although oranges shipped "
communication from Mr.' H. E. Van THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs
many other trees and shrubs are sub- past season to be 26,784, and the rest
a 20 to -page weekly,devoted to AoRicux/
Deman Chief of"the Division of
jt ect to its attacks, among which are not yet shipped will make the final TUBE, HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY and IMMIGRATION -

"Pomology; of tie,United States Depart- the; orange, quince, pear, apple, myr- number about 30,000 boxes. Say 01 the SOUTHERN In FLORIDA&TATE3.Subscription and. the COAST BXX.T:

ment of Agriculture.. We :J have long tle, holly and wormwood. It is, how- that the net returns per box were Bates.

felt the need of some agency for the ever, _never in sufficient numbers to $1.50 and we have $45,000) as the Months Per Annum, 5Uc. $2.00. tUx Months, $1.00.) Three

serious trouble. amount for the at Orange
cause orange crop Remittances
collation of facts the collectionand
an and business correspondence should be addressed
Mr. Abb mead adds : City the past seaSOD.Orange City
distribution of.new fruits for ex- toCHAS.
The scale which Mr. Armstrong Times. W. DACOSTA, Publisher

perimental purposes in this State. We sends and would like to know about, .-*<. Jacksonville,Florida.To .
and Vegetable Markets.
'trust ,this will be supplied in some is: apparently (Lecanium tulipifercs) Orange Advertisers.The .
NEW YORK, March 24, 1887.
measure,. at least, by this new Division Cook, a rather destructive species, The following are the market quota- DISPATCH JOUUNAL' Is OF THE THIS LEADING STATE and AGBICUITUKAL ha ft/-

of The best makeit found on several plants. tions on oranges and vegetables this date: large circulation In Florida and throughout
Pomology., way to For remedies for scale insects I 50 the United States and foreign countries-
wherever the Interest Is turned (Southward.It .
useful to us is to accept the profered choice . 40() 45!
would refer your correspondent to a fair .., 30@ 35 IS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING MJI-
offer of assistance. Mr. Van Deman chapter on this subject in Mr.\ Hub- Charleston Strawberries 30 tints, Nurseries IN THE SOUTH, Transportation-especially lines lor Real Banks Estate ,

wishes the names and addresses of all bard's "Orange Insects." Fla. Oranges" ,choice fancy bright.. ....per box" 4 3 5O 25@@ 5 3 01 EO liottls: and to reach those our branches winter wherein visitors it or Is our desirable

Subscriber Lakeland Fla. wishesto fair to good... 2 25@ 2 n
.. rapidly Increasing permanent population.Cow .
interested fruit growers. Russets '...... 1 75@ 2 25 :
know if the "lady-bug" is a success poor.. .. ..' 1250150
We would commend Mr. VanDeman's
Fla. Cabbages..perbbl.3 OO@ 4 00
as a scale destroyer, and if so, he Georgia Peas ,. .. .. .per crate. 5 Ou@ Peas. Cow Peas.
letter to the careful perusalof asks where they can be had ? Fla. Peas" .' .. .... .. .. h 2 50(} 3 50 Just received
Fla. Beans, Wax...... .. .per crate 2 00 4 t<10<
all doubting Thomases who question The lady-bug or rather lady .. flat ........... 1 50 250 500 Bush." Whippoorwills.

*the great future of Florida.A bird, is unquestionably a success as a Fla. Beets Cucumbers.percrate6la ....... .....;. 2 00 25 2 Sf( 200 300 Blacks.Clays.

4 scale destroyer. Mr. Hubbard in his Fla. Egg Plant.... ..... ... perbbl. 16 OC2J 00 200 B. E. Crowders.
. .
New Watermelon.In excellent work on "Insects affecting Fla. Squash .per crate. 2 50@ 50 Conch Peas.

the last issue of the DISPATCH the orange," says, speaking of lady J.. D. HASHAOEN. WILLIAM A. BOURS,

birds (coccinelledce ) "the beetles of 20 West Bay st., Jacksonville, Fla.

there notice of Pancoast & Griffiths write
appeared a special a us : .
-- ---
this family are among the most efficient -
new watermelon, of Russian origin, destroyers of bark-lice and also "Express shipments of strawberriesnow The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per-

quite distinct, having seeds as small as of plant-lice." show decidedly better handling, fumery Co. will buy the following Flowers -
because the arrivals] in delivered at 45 \Vest Bay St.:
are mostly a
those of an apple, with red and orange They are to be found in great num- and Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind,
bers throughout the State. We have fairly sound and dry condition at 15 cents lb.
flesh and sweet.
very early, productive
never heard of these or other carniverous sell satisfactorily at 50 to 60 cents Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cent

Seeds can be obtained from J. M.\ insects being bred and dissemi- per quart. Not quarter enough of per Ib.Hose.

Thorburn & Co., of New York ; or Dr. nated as a protection against insect such for the better demand they Geranium Leaves and Cuttings,
10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb.
,A. Oemler, Savannah, Ga. In lieu of enemies, and cannot therefore, informour make. ... Sweet Orange Leaves and Tender
-- --- -
its long foreign name it has been called"Oemler's correspondent where they can be Sprouts at 3 cents per lb.
procured. His question is however Meteorological. Write lor Circular giving full direc-
Triumph, in honor of its tions for Catherine, etc.

introducer Dr. A. Oemler the well characteristic of the enterprising, -'":' .. 1 .
I I .1 4 S
utilitarian spiit.f. the. age.n this .Ia1l.6a! w aJo ::;
,known author of "Truck in u "'.v ."" .a 02 Cotton Seed Hull Ashes
Farming point, rrot.: Willet, the well-known W a3B.zaAV x, C8 ct :Xsq
a8'8 I I.OO Q O
the South." His work should be in Entomologist, of Macon, Ga., recentlysaid ] CO .W* For sale by the American Oil Co., 18
00 # -
New York. Prices deliveredat
'the hands! of every Florida truck far- : "Why may not it be in the good **. OMa ZM IPImn 2 toO too Broadway any Railroad: Station or River, Landing
time that the Government will : > u19Jq for-coo::0
coming z LcIIBP a, given upon application.
mer. It is a practical work, and whileit N -< 0 inAnalysis
establish a great conservatory in Flor- >C1J aeI guaranteed.
: .
is written more particularly for c.. : sI .
ida for the raising of insect parasites, 1J PolaAq : I vCQ0-4) .0-4 4
is full of information GUDS,"AmmuDlt1oD, Ete.
Georgia, it and distribute them in proper seasonto E h tt QQt

equally applicable'here and not obtain- the States, as they now distribute : a4 3 'uoiloa.I1Qyw3: az.z line Every, should ono write in want for of prices anything toUOUK'VELL in this

able elsewhere. young shad. Why may not the rn a2 & KINNE,

great seed dealers keep consulting c Q. 42(Wis CD1.1.I Successors to Nichols, Rockwell &Co.,

Planting Cow Peas. entomologists, and contract with their '}paapanq SSS8SS8 38 West Bay street
.:.d G.pUB saqoai: K1: :
It will soon be time to put cow peas customers to send them by mail or Q) g l1'6jUI1J.1 SiiBQ : .

in the ground. Wm. A. Bours Jacksonville's express, in due season, the proper 3 D CDI dw Petersburg Express Crates for Straw-
H rnSo. berries for sale at manufacturers prices.
parasite to take care of their squashesand 00 ....
'Si1BQ I co too co to- 0c
reliable seed merchant, has and I a"''e-3 awN I, Consignments ot Berries, Oranges and
and ? OM. :
corn peaches u'6aJ'l .
green pears 'O :
c u* < er CD other fruits and vegetables solicited.
all l kinds for sale-Whippowills, And why not our horticulturists order : Z C .tQ OH Ol: Send for circulars and stencils.E. .
'i: o m mnmluU'l ,aawnN;: ;.;.g
,Clays Blacks Chowders Conchs from these hatcheries by mail 00 BEAK
I great o f Q..). ,
etc. See/his/ special. so many dozen coccinellse when the Q exOS m'mixBlqaC I : ?1huj..QO .2.2 ro! Waycross R. K. wharfs.
Jacksonville lla.
first aphis appears on our wild goose :_;..s atalautolBg !
too- .
''Subscriber/, keland,, Florida, plums, and so many hundred of libel- '. I. S ;PB''g _d.t-.. o 4
blithe when the .o o 5 ooo Pure bred brown leghorns, eggs for
can:probably obtain further information mosquitoes are o sIwauBaiq gi gg g fa M hatching from two yards of carefully ma-

regarding the Valencia Orange, by particularly bad ? This is as probable .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 3 2 j ted birds at $1.50 for 13, $2.50 for 4a,
Edison's about earth .
as theory cur- o .: :. : : :. Hi $3,00 for 3U. A row settings of light
writing W: F. Reed, Drayton, Island, rents in this morning's paper. Long o h :. i: .: c :.n..,;: asd brahmas to spare, $1,50 per setting.

"Fl rida. .. ::0). i"; i N p RUDOLF GETZLAIT.
, live the parasites Long live the En- .C'lC'faS pO
.. H d m Imm I Tallahassee, Fla.
tomologist !1"
E r.i
H.H. H., Seffner, Fla., should send a< 'as ...J1ma: 33SIn d: .,

F t l) .,to ;Jas.* A.,Germond, Keuka, :Florida, A farmer who thinks he cannot w ==Z SEXUAL NEURASTHENIANervous .Exhaustion .
( )
for Kaffir corn seed.Entomological. afford dollar for Us Causes, Symptoms and Treatment,
to pay a or two an Circuit Court. Duval County, Florida-In
a Chapter on ui&T *UK THE NK&
agricultural paper tat for a small Chancery. By George M. Beard, A. M., }1. D.

.,, sum ,will 2'0 to_ his table fifty-two Thomas C. ClaibOrne*). Posthumous Manuscript, Edited by A. D.
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: vs. } Rockwell, A. M., M. D of N. Y. A tlmelj
times a year will be found, usually, Betsy Claiborne. ) volume devoved to genital debility and its. re-
Please inform me what kind of jn- dependent on his hands than his It appearing by affidavit annexed to com- lations to nervous diseases. "!t ,deserves a
more wide circulation."Rev. Cook. 370
plainant's bill In the above entitled cause, Joseph
''sect'is the enclosed. I find it on,' both head and sure.to be outstripped by his that the defendant, Betsy Claiborne, is a resIdent pages. Cloth, 83. Agents wanted.E. .
and' trees. of the ounty of Cook: In the State of B. TREAT, Pub'r,
.pear.. orange' more,progressive neighbors who unite Illinois; that she is over the age of twenty- 771 Broadway, N. T.
G. W. MARSHALL.Yalaha > > in, their efforts forces of mind and one years; It Is therefore ordered that the
said Betsy Claiborne do demur, plead or an-
Fla.&plying .
the union wanted to trtTcl mad ten geode tnlen. X. pel.dUlIl.
always -
muscle happy
tending swer to the complainant's bill on or before MEN M.
to the above Prof. Wm. $90 month hotel mad twriiag ip tMt"'
the 2d day of May, A. D., 1887 otherwise'
; a VII =.
tomore satisfactory profit. NATIONAL SUPPLY CO. Cinc mat!. Ohio.
H. Ashmead, Florida Entomologist, of decree. pro confesso will be entered againsther.

the U. S. Department of Agriculture, 'It further ordered that a copy of this or- .. --...
:1) '. On smooth land always tend .der be publi bed in the FLORIDA DISPATCH, WILL PAyacnta.l&1ar7or.MU nr fM.i totl
says corn once a week for the space of thirty days.T. V b dloalen.l boo*or to trans or&4O a...& to 4itribvtt >
The insect sent by your correspondent with the cultivator instead of the E. BUCKMAN, prompttypald.cirevlan Agents'esmp1.oaeofgoods la,oar net.It,.All rzpcnim PlS.llastmipr.goird. sdv....&.atlmq

is the white-wax scale It time and labor. Clerk of the Circuit Court of Duval Co. Fla. Vnbambac. We meal wb.t w..... Address,
ceropUute plow. saves March 25,1887. KON..aCJIl'OVELTY f)O..J, tt.dcuwl: A"'' ON .


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2$4- ,. THE, 'FLORID jj SPAT6ii.= '. _. '_ _[MABCH'28, _1887.

If the house._,is. tight and warm, their efforts in this State, as well as bed and covered the floor with

Poultry and ]Bees, there. is danger from another source.. the apiaristA i pine straw and burnt; fed on sulphurand

The air soon' becomes impure, and if contributor, over the signature of copperas and chicken food, and

the house is regularly cleaned anddisinfected "S," hits the nail square on the head tried all remedies and still we have

POULTRY FOB,,PROFIT. it soon becomes filled with when he says, on page 145, that "Mr. the detestable fleas. If you or your

Pointers from an-Extended Experience vermin.More. Detwiler's figures are not very encouraging correspondents can give a remedy to

- in the South. failures, are occasioned by the and will probably ,not induce exterminate the chicken fleas,'you doa
presence of'vermin on fowls and inhouses anyone to go into the bee blessing to chickens and to humanity.

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : than by anything else. Thehalfyea business on a large scale." Thatis Yours truly,
Since the advertisement of, the"Snowdrift"
whitewashing is not enoughin just what was intended, and if ,all F. C. M. BOGQESS.
,Poultry Yards began toap'pea'r this climate. We seldom have cold others, as well as "S," who read the .
; inv the DISPATCH, I have received The Inimitable Jigger Flea.
enough to affect these pests in winter, article receive the same idea, then''one
many letters relative to poultry;, and they..must.be fought every weekin great point is gained, which if followed -: Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
inr lorida. These letters ver a wide Mr. Fosdick has got him at last
the or they will seriously'interfere will certainly not result in great
of, in varieties in California
raDge' to residence
questions regard During a years ago -
with the 'he ltb'and productiveness financial loss or disappointment, as
,in poultry'houses, feeding; diseases I formed the acquaintance of
i of a flock. This is not as la may be the case if much capital is in-
peculiar I to' the State, and the best this lively little insect Mr. Fosdick
borious or expensive as it is to, build vested.
method of securing broilers of and in this State. The
eggs or speaks once
suitable houses and for fowls indoors
care There are localities, no doubt, in "
for:1 arket. In some of these letters, Spaniards call them "Chigoes, but.as
during a winter in the North or the State that advant-
especially those written by new comers, possess greater Spaniards are not voters their opinions
West. But we come to a mild climate
than this at the present time. Of
there is of ages
an expression disappointment : are not worth anything anyway, andin
because expectations ,were not where this protection from cold is not these I have nothing to say,as I write California, where they think they
necessary, and forget that we need to specially of the east coast of Volusia "
realized. The State was_supposed to "know it all, all unite in calling the
be :for' the season of be particularly careful in other ways. county, and shall endeavor to state insect in the inimitable "
a paradise poultry! The of this has made fowls
a find them
facts as I let it be to the
and incubation whole flea. Now: whitewash kerosene
laying covering a ,
burden instead of and
a profit, benefit detriment of this
many or locality or
market .for other remedies
and and various
year, a. always waiting sulphur, ,
will with the writerof
new comers agree the success or failure of myself or ,
and chicks and of little avail when one's
eggs paying higher are "place"is
of the letters referred to that I
neighbors. There are beekeepers on
than the ,these insects.
prices were ever paid during possessed by ubiquitous
"Florida is not half as good for fowlsas
this coast who purchase all the modern
seasons' at the North. In The to kill them well
holiday one thing as as
New York. The writer thinks it *
"Traps and that are ad-
these natural all other insects fowls animals
cases disappointment was on or
'and certain. There are disadvantages is not only quite as good, but a great vertised, to make beekeeping a success man is carbolic acid. Without carbolic
deal better and if the editor will
I occa- have all the that
; advantages
which do not' meet,the fancier or the acid, it seems to me, civilization wouldbe
farmer: in .coder climates, and the sionally spare me a column in the money will buy to build up and improve a failure and the nineteenth centurya
poultry department of the DISPATCH, and
their hives
market invariably falls when the average grounds, and if nuisance.

''poultry raiser is ready to avail him- I will present to its readers what an a strict expense account were kept the First, burn all the nests,nest boxes,
extended in the South has
self of its high prices. Apart from this experience investment would show a genuine fail and all loose material in the poultry
taught me in regard to houses, goods,
'there 1 : of failure which house and if the house is
.are, causes, are ure.On a poor one
to our careless feeding, peculiar diseases, varieties, the other hand there are api- burn it too and make
owing own ignorance or a new one.
and general treatment of fowls] in the
arists who, to keep u,, their coloniesand Burn all the loose straw, trash, etc.,
Gulf States in order to
ness.We may have only the common' sncure eggs keep down expenses, carry lum- where the "jiggers" most do congre-
and broilers for
stock of the country. These fowls are market.N. R. I'IAMER."Snowdrift" ber from the beach, make up their gate. Then make a strong suds of

small, they have 'a' habit of not laying hives by hand, extract what honey carbolic soap, or common soap with a
Poultry Yards,Keuka,Putnam
when eggs are most profitable, and thechicks county, Florida. they think the bees can spare and little carbolic acid in it, and wash well

: mature very slowly. There, winter in good condition, and the out and often the inside of the' poultry

.m'ay,seem exceptions,to,this.., ,A,flock Plain Facts About Beekeeping.Editor side world never hears of their suc- house and everywhere the fowls sit,

..ofcommon; fowls, so, calledmay be' FLORIDA DISPATCH: cesses through the papers. Thereare day or night. Mop the floor of the

good layers and the chicks may be The value of an agricultural journalto two extremes. One individual dwelling with water with a little 'carbolic -

.ready for table i in ten weeks. But we the reading public is in proportionto runs his apiary for the repu acid in it. Wash the horse, the

usually find 'that' these fowls are notcommon' the reliability of its articles. As a tation it brings him, the other for the cow, the dog in the same insect-killing

,at all. There are' ;distinct contributor to the apicultural de- money there is in beekeeping. For mixture and keep it up, and my word

traces, >of ;the "Brahma, Leghorn,' or I partment of the DISPATCH, I feel it a the benefit of "S" and others I would for it the inimitable "jigger" flea will

some other.kind equally:good for.cross- duty to state the facts of the situationas say, never be without a few coloniesof soon have "gone glimmering among

ing, and,the good, qualities of the flock, they are, and not as it would be bees if you are so situated to care the things that were." For my part, \

are owing to this. The pure native] necessary to record them to induce for them. Unless you propose to I would as soon be without an extra

as"compared,with improved stock,is a others to locate here to engage in the make a specialty of beekeeping, make shirt as without carbolic acid in 'or

;ifa'ilfire'as, ',a. producer of eggs; and for: industry. Apiculture, in the branchesof your limit, say, twenty or twenty-five near the house. M. C.
'table., No amount of 'care' will 'makethese honey production as well as that of colonies, and it must be a poor loca- Mandarin,Fla.,March. .15,1887.,

fowls,of much service to the fan- the raising of queens for sale, is as tion or season in which an ample sup- The < of Peniel
neighborhood embraces -
cier or farmer. much of a specialty to some individuals ply of honey for the family cannot be
fine and its
Aj.wrong'system of feeding is a com; as market gardening or orange obtained with proper management.J. many groves, people
are cultivated and refined. One of the \
mbn'caitse'of failure.' With an average culture are to others in this State. Y. DETWILER.
handsomest in this hamlet
places ,about
temperature of 60 to 80 the] Each person on removing to a new
five miles from Palatka l ,is that knownas
of'the fowls fed location follow for time Jigger Fleas.
'teater'part year, ace expects to a ,
the Taylor ,until lately owned
-al: m Q et''exclusively on, coin. Qr-, if that branch in which he is most pro- Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : by Milo Patterson.grove No one suspected

""other grains! are fed, meat is not giyel'atall ficient; and should the local disadvantages In the issue of March 14th Mr that the place was for, sale, and
And there is more need'of this or climatic influences of the Chas. P. Bostwick asked the editor learn that many deed
were amazed to the
,the in'er'here than which he emigrating and of DISPATCH, (
during ; M ij duringthe'e'ahie country .to proposes correspondents a was excuted and purchase consum-
'period in the Northern States. be detrimental to his occupation question that your writer had in his consideration
mated. was $5,000() ,
An that cause of failure is the poor he, suffers a loss of both time and mind, and as Mr. Bostwick says if we) but the"form inwbich"the: cash was tendered

..accommodationwhich is given to fowls. labor in proportion to the difference of South Florida,cannot' find riddancefor : 'constituted/ the novel feature of

The I r mild climate,is, supposed io'atone' For the benefit of those newly en- those detestable}) chicken fleai: the transaction. The $5,000 'will be

for great negligence in this respect: Ashed gaging in the:business in' a small way; poultry raising i in South,Florida is.a paid in the shape:6f yin r'at twelve \

,,exposed:on all:sides to. the wliida i and those expecting to make Florida signal failure. My residence in South and a half, nts'r quart g -Palatka

and rain is the poultry? house I often''' their home* these articles are specially Florida dates from 1850, and those New

P see., Apart inlth loss of eggs occasioned intended. detestable fleas did not appear until .H

by:the fowl losing all its food As there are no publications on 1876. Where originated I am'unable Good fruit from one's own trees is

for J warming' purposes, the losses by beekeeping specially adapted for the cowered worth more than any that can,:be

night are'of sufficient value during the: Southern States, or for the humid, bought.inasmuch! as possession i i.* in

year to ,build a comfortable: and safe climate of Florida, the main textbooks cats, and they distressing to'chil itself a gratification and a triumph of

'house: Scarcely less hurtful, BO far as are made use of that will apply dren1 and ladies they say, as a tick, peculiar value when it comes as a' di-

life"ifowl'is concerned"is the house"with from the Atlantic to the Pacific; and cannot be scratched off. They rect reward of skill.

,1& draft, through it, causing cold and which if followed in our locality resemble the jigger or squirrel l flea, .

;coup:, It better to' have' the whole will prove unreliable. This is net. but they jump side-ways instead of Wood ashes or potash in some form

aide open',than to have a defect of this the case of the farmer, gardener and the opposite. My wife has fumigated around,the roots of old pear..trees, will
.kind.", florist who wish' to make a success of her fowl 1 house and scrub restore them. .



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.. of de-horning till such time as the she gets some small sweet potatoes at time, it is but little better than :freshwater

Live ocl\. calves would be bred hornless. For night, and in winter a little hay in for this purpose. The best

ourselves we do not propose to' advise the morning. Her feed costs about creamery butter:; 'is. ,salted at' the rate

I, ,De-Horning: Cattle.. others what course to pursue. If we fifteen cents per day. of one ounce to the pound of butter,
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH could afford to buy pure polled cattlewe Now, is'not this better than doing and if washed at all, pickle only is
: should much to if without milk and one's used.
prefer dp so ; cream own
I take it for
that the read-
granted not, we would try the experiment of make of butter? And'is it not better .
en of the DISPATCH are as1 muck in- How to Work ,Butter.
terested in the'rest removing the incipient horns from than the cruel practice of many to
tbisClvexedquestion"as 'calves'at three or four weeks old, and turn the cattle out into the woods to But when one writes about working
of the'world :
hence I send
another clipping on, the subject of you dehorning if we had a specially vicious or dan- shift for themselves, and to lay down butter down "hard, fine and.'waxy, '

cattle this time from, the- gerous grown animal we would not and die, in some winter storm, of cold the height of absurdity has been

New Farmer, and in esti- hesitate to see what effect de-horning and hunger, or be eaten up by the reached. The quality of butter can
England my would have in such a case. Mr. Haaff bears? M. C. be in no way improved by working,
... mation the'most sensible I exposition of Mandarin, ,
Fla. March 15 1881.
remarkable of
the subject that has come under reports some very cures .> .. its quality having been determin'edbefore
notice:; my vicious bulls by the process, the ani- Cows Holding up Their Milk. it reaches that step in_ the process
mals'' immediately becoming tractible I of
making. Thorough workingof
"On the practice of de-horning cattle A that has her second third
cow or
without in the least from
butter has but one effect viz: that
there is naturally much honest difference = calf taken from her for the first timeis
their ueefulness. breeders.Mr. .
as of breaking its grain and making it
of opinion. Many liable if
persons very to dry up special painsare '
claim that horns tiaaff a man of education, for- salvy. It is safe to say that no one
are an ornament exercised the
not to
by owner over-
merly formany a popular lawyerin discovery has been of greater benefitto
upon' the heads of cattle, and that years ,this The naturally
come disposition. cow '
Chicago, but now a large farmer and butter-makers than that of produc-
cattle look
mean and inferior:: !. holds her milk because nature
cattle owner having several thousandacres up ing butter of granular form. It'is the
To this we need not reply; there is no has intended it for the use of the calf,
and keeping from 1200 to only correct for if butter'is"allowed -
accounting for tastes, except as tastes and the is in the way
cow only following
1500 or more cattle which are fed for to gather in the churn, the butter -
are acquired by circumstances, that natural instinct makes in-
par- beef. He buys large numbers of cat- path milk is locked in, and in attempt-
one's education. To
ticularly one who herent with her. Retention of milk
has had tle, taking the horns off as soon as ing to work it out the butter is alwaysmore
nearly twenty years' in the udder tends
+ expe- to dry up a cow.
purchased and finds that they or less injured in grain. That
rience and go
breeding handling polled should be extracted thatit
Every drop
through the winter in his closed cattle any harm can come from rinsing but-
horns look far
more like use- is to To do this
possible secure. requires -
less sheds with less food and make more ter while'in the granular form with
or dangerous excrescences than and tenderness towardsthe
like gain than cattle not de-horned. patience pure water or with brine, is more thanI
ornaments. Uniformity in a herd She must be treated
cow. kindly
Nearly all the neighbors have adoptedhis can understand. The best butter
of cattle' is
always a mark of good she will not to
.. or respond favorably
practice. Mr. Haaff is makers have practiced it for ,
very par- years
breeding, a broken-horned cow or the of It is
coaxing fingers. rec-
hornless ticular to cut at the right place so as your and with satisfactory results.F. w:
one naturally in a herd of ommended in such cases as this to feed
horned cattle to prevent a stub horn from growing Moseley, in Country Gentleman.Milch .
always looks odd, and the food. She will
cow some tempting ....
after the operation.He ----4 ---
naturally attracts notice. Many farm in the enjoyment of eating, relax the Cows.
ers, having a,preference for horns, on informs us that in the Northwestern muscles that control the ducts that discharge -

visiting our herd of polled cattle, and States as many as one thou- the milk. So that, unconsciously Mulch cows should not be fat nor

noticing their remarkable docility, sand farmers have put the experimentto almost to herself, she is milked before poor.A very fat cow is not a good milch "

have been converted on the spot. a practical test by de-horning their she realizes what is being done.It cow. When a cow takes on flesh

So much for the looks. The great cattle the past autumn. They write is naturally pleasant for the cow to rapidly, it is at the expense of the

question is, shall we countenance tak-- him very enthusiastic letters regard- be milked. By kindness and tenderness milch secretions. A cow'should be in

,ing the horns from our domesticated ing the success of the experiment. and a little careful attention in moderate flesh. If a cow is poor, she

cattle.by artificial means,as by sawing Still:; however easy it might be to feeding, this disposition of the cow to will not only give little milk, but poor

or cutting? Our reply is, let each care- breed off the horns by crossing with hold up her milk can gradually be milk. Only the best food, and ,in

ful, humane cattle owner have the polled cattle, I do not see how the overcome.-E. M. in Live Stock JournaL ample- quantity- ,. will enable her'',_to
right,to decide the matter for himself, method can be adopted by the dairyman take on flesh and produce good milkin

so far as his own herd is concerned. who| could ill afford to breed fair quantity at the same time. The

Mr.H. H. Haaff, of Atkinson, Ills., a back to beef when so many years have Hints on Washing Butter.If majority of the food consumed by the

pronounced apostle of the new doc- been spent in securing a fine milk butter is to be washed at all after cow goes to support her, and.it is bad

trine, was prosecuted in the courts of strain. Fancy proposing to the proud salting and working it should be economy to have the surplus divided

his, State, for practicing de-horning. owner of a herd of registered Jerseys washed with pickle or brine, and not between putting on flesh and producingmilk

The suit was brought by the Humane with wide-branching milk and with ice water or fresh water. Fresh at the same time., No, good

Society, the trial lasting four days and butter pedigrees, to put at the head of water will at once whiten the butter dairyman can afford to let his cows

exciting_a great_deal of interest in the his herd a polled-Angus bull !Ito with which it comes in contact, take get poor. He may think,he has saved

community ,at the time, but the tesi- cancel in one-year the record of fifty the salt out and cause it to become some feed in this wintering, .but he

mony of, the cattle men, who had years' efforts towards perfection in the strong in taste almost immediately.For will doubly lose it in, the milk paiLA

learned the benefits of the practice, dairy cow. But if the result to be this purpose the pickle shouldbe stingy feeder of dairy cows, will

and of the large majority. the veteri- obtained were worth the time and made several days before neededfor find out sooner or later that:, dairying

narians in,, the State, convinced the trouble, why could not the polled use. It must be of good strength, under such a plan of operation ,does

court. that the practice is justifiable, cattle be worked up, as the Jerseys that is, the water must be thoroughly not pay.-Ex. .

and a mercy rather than a cruelty to have been, to a better milk yield, and saturated with the salt, the result of. .

I the animals, for the momentary painof then used to breed off the objectionablehorns stirring and dissolving. Washing in.. Colic in Horses:

de-horning is nothing to be com- on our dairy stock? cold"brine does not soften the butter. If colic occurs from any undigested

pared to, the pain that horns may E. L*. R. Salt maintains the water at a low tem- food one of the best remedies I will be

cause other cattle during the life of a 4 perature.Ice found in taking a few lumps of,charcoal

vicious or "high-strung" animal. The A Little Cow. water in contact with butter has pulverizing it, and turning:about

removal of a bad tooth causes momentary Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: an injurious effect. Even slight droppings two quarts of boiling water over it

pain, but nothing to be compared I have a little native cow which was of ice water upon a parcel of when lukewarm, strain off and turn

';i'to the days of agony from leaving it sold three years ago for $13 and for twenty-four hours will down the throat of the horse froma

v to ache ,undrawn. Castration of male bought by me afterwards with a whiten it, and spoil it by rendering it bottle. Another remedy having

,animals 'and butchering by methodsnot young calf for $25. I thought I had strong and unmerchantable as a similar effect is one heaping tablespoonful -
particularly scientific or merciful l paid too much, she was so small and choice product. Take a tub of but- of saleratus dissolved in pintof

are practices,against which the public poor. Last winter I sold the veal of ter and place upon the top of the milk or warm water, to which adda.teaSpoonful'of

voiceare rarely heard, yet we doubt her calf for $7.50. The calf was butter a cloth saturated with freshwater cayenne pepper, and

: not that when skilfully done, the' removal killed at the age .of six weeks. The ., and in less than. a day the. unJ administer at once. If colic is'caused
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', ,, of horns from cattle is less cow since gives seven quarts of milk per layer will be whitened, the salt by taking cold or by drinking too cold

r .,. painful than either. per day. Nine quarts of her, milk (or removed and the first stages of rancid- water when heated, give two tablespoonfuls -
:.. Mr. Haaff, gives it aa his opinion rather the cream from nine quarts) ity induced. of ginger and a teacupful of

:4- ,.' that not many years of breeding from will make one pound of butter. The Many otherwise choice parcels of molasses in two quarts of warm water.

", de-horned eattle would fix the characteristic butter sells readily at 35 cents per butter have been spoiled by the use This'is a dose for a full grown horse,

xA.'." .so that calves would be pound. Now, if' her milk is not as of fresh water, and even by the use of and while usually'effective is not liableto

". dropped which would never develop rich as the milk from Jersey cows it water in which salt has been stirred do any injury, even if the amount

''' ..)loms., If that ,should prove true it is still very good milk. Her feed is about for a short time. Unless the given'is much greater than above

i .. would be a strong argument in favor mostly bran twice a day. At times pickle is made very strong, a work of I named. Lewistown Journal.

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by the count. The plant is virtuallyfree by professionals who have gone into ing vegetables grpwn at the South,and
The Qarden, from insect depredations. the business on a large scale, and as are always in demand in Northern

: :: ::: -- :' : : CABBAGES.The two varieties com better methods prevail, the stock is of I markets. The first received here in
Truck Notes for the South. bining all ,desirable features in the finer quality and greater variety. I. winter are raised in New Orleans. The

MUSK MELONS. South of Norfolk highest degree, and at the same time Hot-house vegetables and fruits, un- Florida crop is very satisfactory when
'' -: best adapted to our climate, are the til within a few seasons, came almost the cucumbers are shipped immedi-
tain Ya., the musk melon to its is a very uncer-to be Early Summer and the Brunswick, entirely from private gardeners who ately after picking. Kale, cabbageand
crop, owing having with the, preference for the former. It sold the surplus of what was raised for spinach grown at the South alwaysfind
picked very green- : as i is somewhat smaller, but owing to its the family. This is done in many instances I a remunerative market in New
Boon the skin to become
as commences more compact habit of growth, a suffi- at piesent. Such vegetables as York.
and before of eolor
rough, Even any then change often ciently larger number may be grownto beans, carrots and cauliflowers, raisedin Hot-house cucumbers are broughtin
kes'place. shipments the acre to make up for the differ- hot-houses, are only received in as soon as those from out-of door
arrive and
overripe, shrinkagesare ence in individual size. The retail small lots from private hothouses.The gardens are exhausted. They always
Further south than Savannah
reported. dealer will realize more money from a commercial vegetable houses are bring a high price until Southern cu-
the fruit would of have
,, course, barrel of fine, medium-sized cabbagesthan more numerous in Rhode Island, Con- cumbers arrive, when it declines con-
to Jje picked still greener and more from one containing a smal'er' necticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts -' siderably. Hot-house tomatoes are
i immature and would therefore
ripen number of very large heads. There is while there are a few in more. extensively grown each year.
with little of the fine flavor of natural-
no better variety, if the seeds are of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They are one of the best vegetables

ly-ripened The smaller cantaloupes.kinds like the pure stock, for forming uniformly solid The first early vegetables that forced, and are never sold for less than

.Lind salable., The Jenny Green heads, than the Jersey Wakefield; but reached here this winter were from. seventy-five cents per pound. Asparagus -
are most it is small and liable to burst from Eastern hothouses reachesus
is also open I Bermuda, and were what is known as
Citron, although The larger Banana, Citron a popular when in vigorous growth in warm, "second-crop" potatoes and tomatoes. before Christmas. There is a steady

small' variety. sold in rainy weather following a drouth, par- These are the fall planting, and are demand for. it at from seventyfivecents

the consignments of 1886. fairly during ticularly on high, sandy land. The not so good as the first crop which to one dollar and twentyfivecents

season the musk melon will remedy for this is root-pruning, whichis comes the latter part of February, a bunch. Lettuce and radishesare
Although succeed done by pushing the plants slightlyover freely supplied from the hot-houses
lower land than the water- and of course, do not bring so high a
melon on the fruit will better and to break some of the roots, or by price. Southern vegetables must be and are of excellent quality. String
,better carry when cutting down alongside of them with a in prime condition to meet with ready beans, carrots and cauliflowers come
be of
9uality grown on spade. The Winningstadt seems to in sparingly. The mushroom is
soil. The usual distanceof sale at paying prices. Bermuda toma- crop
:\dry, sandy in'the hills is from five to have degenerated ; is liable to rot in toes have been unusually poor this one of the most important, as there is
planting' stem, and in warm weather i-js leaves The seed used there is runningout a steady sale for them.-Am. Garden.
;aft feet each. way. Professor J. S.Newman year. ..
of the Alabama I Department turn yellow too readily.CABBAGE1tIAGGoT.The. and, in many instances, has never
cabbage- been first class. Bermuda ouions have Strawberry Culture.
:Tof four
Agriculture, plants! on 'ridges
'feet from each, other,,the plants being fly, or perfect insect of the cabbage- also been of inferior quality for two Our gardeners should not fail to

eighteen inches apart, and picked 13-, maggot, was imported into the United seasons. They are grown,in the main, reap the annual spring harvest of dol-
:000'melons from an acre in forty-six States from Europe about 1856, but by negroes, and as a rule are improperly lars which the gardeners of Orange
.days. its depredations have until recentlybeen packed. An effort to raise county have grown fat on for the past

The smaller varieties may be shipped confined to the North. The cab- Bermuda onions in Florida has met several years. Strawberries are no
bar-rels bage disease known as "club-root," a with success, and in time probablythese harder to grow than many other kindsof

or',' barrel crates. Owing to the warty enlargement of the roots, has onions will be cultivated there truck, but they pay much better.

vlength, of the fruit-sometimes upwardsof been ascribed to this insect,but I have extensively. Florida potatoes provean We can name men around Tampawho
: two feet-the Banana Citron requires never seen it at the South. The cab- excellent and remunerative crop ; have made "big money" on small
barrels. To prevent bruising bage-maggot had not been observed to they reach here in March, about the patches under very ordinarY'' cultiva-
be to this until time of the first of Bermudas, tion-intensive extensive. We
and.rotting at the, ends, they must be injurious crop recently, crop vs.
protected with moss or some similar when it has become the most destructive and Florida tomatoes also supply this would make a small piece of land very
material. of many cabbage insect pests, ruin- market until the yield of Northern rich, and use water, as well as manure

OKRA OR GUMBO (Hibiscus escu- ing large fields in South Carolina dur- gardens in July. -water is the all in all, and no man

fentow)..This vegetable, a native of ing the spring of 1885, and in Georgia Small lots of asparagus arrive here is too poor to try our olan. Make
the West Indies, has long been very during that of 1886,so completely that from Florida and distant Southern localities beds on warm, natural land, and makeit

,popular at the South, but is, only gradually farmers were induced to plow them up but shippers do not encourage rich ; we mean very rich ; then makea
becoming sufficiently so at the for other crops. When a plant shows the raising of it for this market in long trough with two plank nailed
North to warrant shipments. At pres- signs of the presence of the insect by places south of Charleston. Excel- V-shaped ; now bore gimlet holes a

ent the'market' would be overstockedby wilting, or a sickly appearance, it is lent asparagus, produced in quantities foot apart, and fill this trough with

large consignments.In already past recovery, and no remedycan in Charleston, is sent here by water as often as is necessary. By this
consequence of the greater facility save it. The fly deposits its egg April 1st. New Orleans occasionally means of irrigation I have grown fine

-,of cutting breaking the pods of on the plant at or near the surface of forwards asparagns of good quality, cabbage, tomatoes and other truck.
the'taller' growing kinds, these are to the ground, and the little white mag-- also beans, cucumbers and cauliflowers. This is fancy farming, but the end
be 'preferred to the dwarf varieties. got hatching, eats away its bark and The string bean crop is a con- justifies the means. We must reap the
The long, round Lady-finger is better penetrates the stem. The insect is stant one from October until July. the benefit of our climate and lati-

adapted than any of the short, fluted strictly confined to plants of the Brassiea Cauliflowers are seldom out of market. tude, or acknowledge that we have no

sorts Young okra plants being quite family, and isolated farms may be Those produced on Long Island, and superior advantage over the St. Johns

tender,the seed should not be sown kept comparatively exempt by havingno those from the South, keep up the river or Orange county. Strawberriesby
before March 1st winter crops of any of its members.Dr. supply, and the principal of a large the quart now rank with oranges

All the wild Hibiscuses are generally A. Oemler in American Agricul- firm here states that he is never with- by the box, and they never get so low

found on,low ground, and the okra turist. out them. Florida-grown green peas but that they pay the producer a fair
become so damaged in transportationthat remuneration for his labor.-Correspondent ,
L delights in a moist loam or,mold, grow.
twelve feet Southern Hot-House Vegetables.The seldom more than one shipmentout Tampa Journal.
,ing.to a height of ten or on -.I
rice fields banks. The crop ripens earlier stalls of leading dealers in fruits of a picking will reach here in }i
and is better in quality, however, and vegetables in our markets, the good condition. One or two lots of The valuable St. Cloud truck lands 'J''

t i,on a lighter and dryer soil.. It is sown first-class groceries and the stores of Havana peas have arrived here in have been withdrawn from the ,

on,ridges, from three to four; feet apart, Broadway purveyors, display a great prime order this winter. Egg plant market. Capt. Rose has bought the
with single plants at the distance of two variety of vegetables and fruits from proves a paying crop in Florida and entire interest of the St. Cloud Im-
feet. It is a difficult plant to trans- hot-houses and from the South. Each has been in market since December. provement Company, and he says if

plant, having few fibrous roots, and a season the yield from the South appears French artichokes, it is expected from these lands are so valuable to others
liberal use of seed is advisable. Its cul- earlier and in larger quantity, experiments which have been made, they are equally valuable to'him, and
tivation is like that of cotton,being of which has the effect of lowering the will soon be raised in quantities in he proposes to keep them and in the

,the'same family. price of hot-house products. For some Florida ; this will enable us to obtain raising of vegetables and 'plantation

The pods should be picked or cut time the vegetables and fruits grownin them much cheaper than when imported products make a reputation for St
4'> when still? tender enough to be broken the South for this market were in from France. Southern let- Cloud's productiveness which will be
I :from the stalk. If the point'of the pod the hands of those who had under- tuce cannot compete with that raisedin co-extensive with that of Florida. A

';",will not.break upon being bent, it i is taken gardening in small patches for Boston hot-houses, but occasionallya few more such men as Capt. RoSe engaged
.already too tough for the table. They the sake of earning sufficient to live ina fine lot of radishes reach us from as in truck raising would be a most

are: to be carefully ,packed in either climate conducive to .their health. far South as Florida. valuable acquisition to this section.-

bushel, or smaller, crates,and are sold These amateurs have been. succeeded Cucumbers are one of the best pay- Ex. ,



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THE? FLORIDA DISPATCH. 287transportation

-- This malady every year carries off stomach, weakened also by uric acid FLORIDA RAILWAY :.& NAYI-',

from one-seventh to one-fifth of the in the blood, cannot digest. Because GATION 'C01IPANY.SCHEDULE .

entire* population of England! there is no pain present in the kidneys '

1 Dr. Payne, M. D., M. R. C. P., the patient does not think theyare IN 'EFFECT. FEB. 7, l887.

,An Important Matter. London, is authority for this state- affected, but the kidney acid is Standard Time,sonville 33: minutes local.slower than Jack

The orange crop is gathered. Very ment. doing its work every minute, every

little has been'sold at a profit. Much The same or a greater proportion of hour, day and night, and byandbythe From Leave To

I has been shipped at a Joss. If this deaths obtains in America.Dr. disease of the lungs has advanced Read Arrive 'V ES T. Read down.NolO .

sort of-thing continues, it will paralyzethe Payne also says that one half until pus i is developed, then come Not Not NoD
l 1140 a 7:30 p......Jacksonville?... 8 00 a .300 p
leading industry of our State. We the total number of deaths from all hemorrhages, and at last the glassy 10 40 a 6 50 p..........Baldwin.......... 841 a. 4 02 p
cannot this other have seeds of this diseasein 10 02 a 6 2S p.........Macclenny....... 902a'431p
dodge question. Orange causes stare which denotes that the end is 9 55 a 6 Z p..Glen bt. Mary.....9 07 a. 5 87 P
growers in Florida must open their the system which only require some near! 9 as a 6C8p......_.Sand erson......... 9 23 a 455p
9 07( a 5 45 p..........lustee_....._. 9 44 a 5 20 p
eyes to the fact that a grave danger irritant to develop A post-mortem examination of such 8 S3 a f 19p.........Lake City........1010 558p
threatens them, and the sooner they !Jr. Hermann Brehmer, an eminent cases shows that the terrible uric acid 7 815 57 a a 505p 452 p..Welborn.1033a......_Lake Ogden.......10 23 a-,6 616 35 p p

organize to overcome this danger, the German authority, says that consump-- has completely destroyed the substanceof 7 43 a 440p..........Houston..lO] 46 a 6 M p
better it will be for them. It tion is caused deficient nutrition of 7 27 a 421 p......... Live Oak........10 58 a 720 P
seems by the lung.It 6 40 a 4 I tp p.....__Ellavllle.........?1126 a 765 P
strauge that while the Florida orange the lungs, by poor blood. is impossible to cure lung disease 6 01 a 3 26 p..........Madlson.12 01 p 8 37 p
5 21 a 255p.........Greenville_......1230p 915p
has no, equal, while it is vastly superior These authorities cannot be dis when the blood is poisoned with uric 505a 237 p........._Aucllla......._.1248p 9<0p
to any imported fruit, yet it is puted. The medical world recognizes acid. 4 46 a 220p ...Drilton./ .......... 107( P 1005 P

sold for much less than the European t them. The uric acid is the irritant in 515 420 a a_250 155 p..lv..Montlcello..ar..l2.ar..Montlcello..lv.M.. 13)40 p p 10 9 30 85 P p

orange of inferior quality. The rea- the blood that causes the development .r46 a 2 20 p........._.Drlfton.( .......... 'p
for this is mis- of the seeds which Dr. Brehmer FLORIDA LANDSAlong 4 22 a 2 son anomaly simply says 4 05 a 1 30 p......._Chalres......_.. 1 58 p 10 47 p
management. Every grower prefersto lie dormant in the blood. 3 30 a 1 Oi p......_Tallahassee...... 2 27 p 1150 p
the line of the 2 25 a 1235 a...........Midway........... 254 p 1240 p
control his own affairs, and his lack Every particle of blood which passes South Florida Railroad 140 a 12 09 a.........Quincy_......... 8 21 p 1 40 a
of experience, judgment or commercial through the lungs and heart also goes 12 48 a 1150 a..... Mt. Pleasant...... 3 41 p 2 SO a
1 he great highway to Cuba. 12 01 p 11 ?5 a ...River Junction... 4 06 p 8 80 a
kV l foresight serves to keep the mar- through the kidneys, and if they,are in
ket constantly depressed. Hurry and the least deranged they cannot rid the These lands are admirably adapted to growing SOUTH.No. .

carelessness the blood of its The thou- Orange, Guavas, Pine-Apple., .4. No. 8. No. 7. No.8.
at outset cause much killing poison. ......... 4 00 p..... Fernandina ......1110 a ___
trouble. Hurried gathering, careless sand little hair-like sewer tubes of the and other semi-tropical fruits, also ...._... 2.J7 p..Callahan..12 22 P ,.*..,*..
630a 2 25 p'.....Jack son vi lYe ... .12 35 p 880p,
handling and careless packing injure kidneys very easily get blocked up and Early Vegetable. and Strawberries. 5 15 a 1 43 p......... Baldwin ......... 1 40 p 9 40 P
fine And the finest fruit diseased and when they do they cor- 4 22 a 12 50 p........Highland......... 215 p 1047p
many crop ; 4 ft:?a 12 36 p........._Lawley_......... 2 2ft p 1105 P
though gathered, sorted, wrapped and rupt instead of purifying the blood. Town Lots In growing towns along the line 3 35 a 1215 p..... .....Starke ........... 2 46 p 1127 P

packed with the utmost care, will bring Kidney disease may exist, and yet no of Large road.tracts, in various parts of the State, 2 55 a 1130 a.......... Waldo ..._...... 315 p 5 30 a
1035 a 11 05 a........falrhanb-a....... 335 p 605 a
but a trifle, if allowed to compete with pain occur in that organ, because it is for Grazing purposes, Sugar growing, and 9 45 a 10 35 a....._Gainesville_...... 410. p 7 30 a
itself deficient in of sensation. timber. 8 00 a 1010 a......-Arredondo...... 4.20 p 8 SO a
nerves Map and InCormaUonfumished on application 6 30 a 9 35 a.....?...Archer....._.. 4 50 p 9 35 a
Here, then, is the chief cause of low Dip your finger in acid every day toLAND 5 20 a 9 00 a......... Bronson..520p 10 30 a
DEPARTMENT SOUTH FLORIDA R. ItI I 215 P 7 00 a......._Cedar Key .. 715 P 115 P
prices. We ship to Tom Dick and and it soon festers and is destroyed.Send .
Sanford, Fla., or 2 4)a 12 05 p.......... Waldo_......-. 2 M p 1205 a
Harry, without guarantee, and they, acid.poisoned blood through the FRED. T. MYERS 207( p 11 44 a....... Campvllle ...... 312 p 1240a
lose 145 a 1131 a...... Hawthorne....... 334 p 1268 .- .
having nothing to slaughter the lungs every second and they soon give General LandAgent, 12 55 a 11 04 a............ Cltra ............ 8 51 p 143.
fruit and pocket their commissions. 82 West Bay Mt., Jacksonville, Fla 12 05 a 11 22 a..811 ring ?... 4.36 p 2 38 a
way.The 1138 p 1010 a...........Ocala........._. 4.50 p 245.
Transportation lines charge us outrageous Brompton Hospital investigation 10 FQ a 9 43 a.........Belleview..._. 517 p 3 25 a
f prices and assume no risk. showed that fifty-two cent. of PIANOS ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS 1015 918 a............Ox ford_.?...... 5 40 p 4.00 a
per 10 00 a 9 f8 a ........Wlldwood_...... 5 53 p 415 a
If a shipment is destroyed, the unfortunate the victims of consumption were afflicted 9 13 a 8 40 a..Leesburg......... 617 p 4. 63 a
with which f 9 00 a 8 30 a.........Eldorado......... 6 27 p 5 OH a
grower must pocket the loss, deranged kidneys, Genuine Bargains. 8 30 p 815 a..........' vares........... 645 p 5 30 a
and may thank his lucky star if he permitted the uric acid poison to remain 7 10 p 6 1)).')a..Orlando ......... 810 p 7 Si a

does not have to meet a draft for "ex- in the blood and irritate the .
Fernandina and Jacksonville Brmnen.
penses." lungs. This uric acid is always fight- Being Sole Agents in the South for Arrive '. Leave

This combination of evil can be ing every vital organ, and if there be CHICKERING MASON & HAMLIN, MA- 4 45 p 8 45 a..Jacksonvllle...... 9 00 a 5 00 p
broken and be inherent in the ; 4 00 p 812 a...._.....Duval............ 9 45 a 5 81 p
must broken, or we any weakness lungs it THUSHEK, BENT &; ARION 328p 7 43 a......Hart's Road......1015 a I 554p
may as well give up orange; culture. inevitably causes pneumonia, coughind 3COp 7 25 a......Fernandina,......10 45 a 30pWlthlacoocliee

Co-operation is If .
our only remedy. consumption.The Branch.'
the orange growers of Florida will real cause of pulmonary troubles PIANOS
i "pool their issues" and unite for their ] being so authoritatively shown to Read down. Read up.

mutual benefit, they can make favorable be faulty even through unsuspectedaction 3 320pm 00 p m Lv..Wlthlacoochee..Ar" .......St. Catherine....... 12 1145 05 a a m m

terms with the transportationlines of the kidneys, explains why, in ORGANS 4.05 pm" .........cumtervllle10 55 a m
5 00 pm" .......Panasoffkee.?.... 1040 a m
and control the prices of their order to master, the dreaded consumption 5 40 p m Ar ........Wlldwood .........Lv 1010 a m

crops. one must rid the blood of the uric .
If they do this, the orange industry acid irritant which inflames and burns PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. St. Marks Branch.

will be a source of profit. If they do up the lung substance. For this pur- GOING 10 30 a m NORTH.Lv........ Rt. Marks .....GOING...Ar1005am SOUTH.
not, it will only result in loss.-Ex- pose there is nothing equal to that Everyone given benefit of our one price sys- 10 M am" ..........Wakulla.......... *. 9 40 a m
tem, and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy 1157 am" ............ Belalr........ '* 8 43 a m
change. great specific, Warder's safe cure. terms of payment, and payment of freight as- 1215 a m Ar.........Tallahassee.......Lv 8 30 a m
*. This remedy has now the favor of med- sumed by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R. or ---
steamboat landing. ("a"means a.m.time. "p"means p.m.time.)
IS THERE ANY HOPE ? ical men all over the world purely on

its merits. We have no doubt that if St. Marks'and Branch trains run Tuesday. ,
Thursday Saturday only.
New and Important Opinions of the kidneys are kept in natural action, Leaving time is given in every'case except
VIOLINS GUITARS BANJOS AC- where arriving time is named.
Pulmonary Experts consumption and a great many other Trains 1 and 2,7 and 8,9 and 10,and trainson
.J" diseases, caused by uric acid, will not CORDEONSand Jacksonville Branch run daily.
Trains 3 and 4 dally except Sunday.
CAN THE UNIVERSAL CONSUMPTION BE only be cured, but will be prevented. Trains 1 and 2 have Pullman Palace Sleeping -

i, SUCCESSFULLY TREATED? When the kidney is healthy no albumen all kinds of small instruments offered at Cars to and from New Orleans.Pullman Reclining
Send for illustrated cata- Trains 3 and 4 have thronsrh -
appears in the water, but albumen logue.lowest prices. our Chair and Sleeping Car .to and|from

,1 Dr.'Borgeon, a leading French doc- is found in the water of more than Orlando.Trains 9 and 10 have through sleeping cars

tor,. has a new treatment for consump- half of those who die of consumption to and from DeKunlak Springs.. _
For maps, rates,etc., apply to Company'sAgents
tion! This, then, is the condition of things Artist Material.. or.write. to

He gives an enema of carbonic acid that always precedes consumption : Picture Frames, Gen.A.Pass.MACDONELL&;Ticket AfCent.D. ,

..., and sulphuretted hydrogen gases, the First, weakened kidney ; second, retained Fine Pictures, E. MAXWELL.Gen.Snpt.,Jackson vIlle.Fl- .
latter gas carrying the former into uric acid, poisoning the blood ; Fancy Goods -" -

every part of throat and lungs. third, the development of disease in Albums, Stationery.We .

This treatment, too, is directed at the ]lungs by the irritant acids pssaing 0 AA
I effects-the cause remains undis- through them. Then there is a little can save' you money in anything in
Fancy G LI. Write us for
:Music, Art or ; <>O< Q
turbed. cough in the morning ; soon thick, prices. HARDWOOD

What this cause is has been stated :. yellow matter is spit up, followed by N Supplied in car-load lots. AdmitH

I by perhaps the highest pulmonary loss of flesh and strength, with dread- A ted one of the most Complete FertllS

authority in the world, i. e., the ful night sweats ; and when the patient D izers for Orange now in Groves.use. Es Quality guaranE

Brornpton Hospital for Consumptives. goes to his school physician for help, LUDDEN & BATES, S. M.H. teed. B.Correspondence L. 1"O\VELL ik:CO.. ,

in London, Eng. he is put on cod liver oil which his SAVANNAH, GA; A 1IoDtre.l.D.d



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[MARCH. 8,1 887. .


tte to.feed poultry, hogs and cows. We I I HARDWARE N.IPLElS: : : : !

.Ftmn. use a great deal of it in the family,

having it on the table nearly every

Raising Peanuts.A day. My children eat it like apples. THE

Not a day that two and
passes my a ,
of the Eufltis

&mi-very-highly correspondent opical'who for feeding esteems both the hogs peanut andhorses is half long year of and cassava.old as baby large She does as, will no her get call arm a piece for and apiece I' GEO. L. McCoNiHE, Most Sontllorn City of Flortaa.1 '

gives the following instructions
beg some one to peel it for her, then (New Building at Old Stand.)
forgrowing : she will,nibble away at it for hours. !
The best to the land is
way prepare My! good wife prepares it for table use ; 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
to bed it:up as for potatoes or cotton, in
more than a half dozen different I
Deep water Railroad Terminus. Fertile
but not too high, and then open'the Fruit and Vegetable Lands. High Rolling .

,bed'' with a small scooter, drop the seed ways.I Pine Lands fur Building. Balmy and Salu-
planted it on land brious Climate. Magnificent Sun and Sea
very poor pine ,
,two;feet apart i in drills and cover witha and it will Bathing. The Sportmen's Paradise. The In-
produce more than two : valids' Sanitarium. The PleasureSeekers'Resort.
board The,rows should not be over hundred Hardware, Cutlery Stoves and Tinware. .
bushels to the We '
three feet'apar Use the small, tight acre. are House Furnishing Goods, Granite and

hulled (as the Georgia farmers stilljusing it and expect to do so till Agate Ware. Hash, Doors, Blinds,
June. I have more than I can use, Oils. Agricultural Implements, 1
call them) for the large Fine for InYest-
Virginia peanut Opportunities
so one of my neighbors carries abusheleveryday Iron and Steel. Rope Belting,
away C
will not do in.Florida,nor even in : { or two. He boils Hose and Packing. Pumps, ment.
(Georgia After the pea has come up'and Steam and Water Pipe
and mashes it for his chickens claiming -
is large enough. to work, take;a and Fittings Four
that it
food for them. I sold Steel Galvanized

turning the and'bar off close as practicable all the seed .could spare to my neighbors Fence J L iWire, 20,000 CITY LOTS.
( closer the better), on account -
and could not the de Mantels,
t'Qf making light work, for the Grates
mand. I also sent few small
a pack
'hoe for want'to be cultivated
they cleanly Etc.
ages of seed to parties in California. I
until they begin to put out runners rjjp
think that in Florida
everybody a
then let them be. After they fete
ought to raise 0. ? I
some cassava, especially A
'are hoed and all,the little grass has
for poultry and family use. Our poor- ,
Been taken'out
run a '
sweep est land will produce it in paying Agent For ; ,. s 1J.Mpod. 'i
diem, first small,one, then, after two .\
: quantities. It will not keep long out
or three weeks, run a larger one. By, II
of the ground. I pull it.as we use it. Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend

this time they, will be getting too, In our loose sand it is easily pulled.- and Boss Plows,Dangler Oil Stoves Perry

large., and putting out too many run k Co's Celebrated Stoves and Ranges,
Farmer John in Palatka News.
:ners for ,further cultivation. After, Southern (St. Louis) White Lead, 1uu 13 II14? 43.4i .

:two,weeks more, run a centre furrow Masury's Pure Colors In OU.Masury' ,
I Less hand work to produce cheap Railroad&Liquid
between the rows,with a and i 1 I
I sweep
:the work of cultivation is over and grain. We must have clean fields and Paints, Fairbanks'
Standard Scales.
the do more horse work and less with man
first of
- September they ,will be

ready for harvesting.! The best way I power. Going over each hill of pota- &-TIn Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin :
have toes twice with a hand hoe and over Work to order. .
found for this is to take the \ :"_
each hill of three limes does -4.
corn not '
and, run around them and let *
sweep \ **
pay in these modern days, Use a 1
the wing next to the' 'vines run deep

and close enough tocut,, the stems and jointer plough, harrow thoroughly, r ) jBAIEW' is'i, "
have the
,tap roots, and let a hand follow the rows straight, SKIN SCALP "
ground until entirely mellow run a !
raise each bunch
plow, shake the ...,1
dirt out of it. This should be done horse hoe with a steady team and the \ 1 CLEANSEDPURIFIED

when-the ground is dry, so that the farmer will find that hand work may

:dirt' will,not stick'to them, and always be very nearly dispensed with.-Rural

Word. AND BEAUTIFIEDBY Broad avenues every four hundred] feet
'stop plowing up shaking out by Wide streets every two hundred feet. One
10 o'clock a. m:, and let the vines lie 4 hundred spacious Public Parks. Plenty of
A good vegetable crop at Micanepy CUTICURA. fresh air assured. A magnificent Beach. 100
in the sun,' taking them up late in the is now assured. Cucumbers were the feet wide and five miles long,Is laid out In a
afternoon. Have fixed PURIFYING AND splendid drive and boulevard. Situated In
long strips JR CLEANSING
up only vegetable which was injured by F beautifying the skin of children and In- Monroe county 30 miles south of Punta Uor-
.in the barn. on racks and string the fants and curing torturing diseases of the da on the most southern habitable portion
the frost and
vines on them, l letting them hang inth'e they. only slightly. skin scalp,and blood,with loss of hair, from of the Peninsular of the Gulf Coast.
--.-*- to old the CUTICURA REMEDIESare
infancy age
'' .
shade until' and ,
thoroughly \
; ; infallible.
,then pack away so as to make room Bad drinking water for cows makes CUTICURA,the great SKIN CURE,and CUTI
bad! milk.Cantatas. CUBA SOAP an exquisite Skin Beautifier pre- I
for more. ,In this way, our farmerscan pared from It, externally and CUTICURA RE An Ideal City in Tropical Florida. '
SOLVI-NT,the new Blood Purifier Internally
fill barns
their with the best feed invariably succeed when all otner remediesand

l there:is, without much cost or trouble, for Flower Time the best physicians fail. .
t :
: CUTICURA UEMEDIES are absolutely pure, Blocks 200x400 feet. Lots 50x100 feet. With
,and thus save thousands of dollars I and the only infallible skin beautifiers and 20 feet lane. 25 per cent of proceeds de-'

that is lent out of the State for hay Teachers of Juvenile Singing Classes do not blood purifiers, free from poisonous Ingredi- voted to city improvements.
need to be told of the Intense interest and en- ents. *
every year.- The peanut is a crop that thusiasm which attends the bringing out of Sold everywhere. Price CUTICURA, 50c;;
anew CANTATA. The following are new SOAP,25c.; RESOLVENT,$1. Prepared by the
never, fails; one can, depend on them bright, pretty and easily given. CommenceIn POT fER DRUG AND CHEMICAL Co., Boston, Lots Ten Dollars Each.Odd .
time.Farmer time to prepare them. Mass.
every VOICES OF NATURE. Operetta.N.. 49-Send for How to Cure Skin Diseases."
.Sargent. numbers will be sold for ninety day

FOREST JUBILEE BAND. N.B.Sargent. JC Skin and Scalp preserved and beau- without reserve. Rare inducements to those
John's Cassava Patch. NEW FLOKA'S.FESTIVAL. Bradbury. BABY'O tlfled by CUTICURA MEDICATED seeking homes In Tropical Florida.
Arranged by J. C.Johnson. SOAP. For information maps,circulars etc., call
Last spring I was fortunate enough MERRY COMPANY, or Cadets' Picnic. on or address

to procure cassava' seed enough to plant Price of each book 40 cts.,or $3.60. Collin per doz.Coe. JOHN A. GRAHAM,
nearly one acre. I planted:it in hills The first two books are by a nature and
music-lover, who fills them with very sweet White Pekin Ducks General Manager Naples Town Imp.Co.,
,four, f,et apart and cultivated it withan songs of birds, flowers insect, etc. Flora's f t
Acme harrow. I was careful to Festival, doubled In size, and with minute Buff Cochins Mohawk Block(over Postofflce),
directions will surely be a success as will,In ,.;'
stir the ground not more ,than three another way the"MERRY COMPANY.Our Golden laced Seabrights, W.F. Blk. Jacksonville, Florida. ,., ..".

incJ: deep. It grew well the entire Spanish, Claiborne Games Silver Spangled >'ff", ;;"
New edition of VOICES OF PRAISE bearded and $1.50 13. "
cretoted..Eggs. per b
summer. A drouth of four weeks in ins( cta.,or$4.20 per doz.) by Rev. C. L. Hutch- Rouen Duck Light'Brahmas.Knapp's 6..,';,:i;,
.Is cordially commended to all who *ish
Hawkin's Pit
White Plym. Rocks
Map jmd.a..similar. !I : ,oneA.September, a Sunday-school Song Book of the Games.Leghorns B. R. and Spangled Game Ban- :'

did not.affect it in the least. It grew highest character.Schools tam. Eggs,$1.00 per 13. i

>about four, feet high, and made,the' ,Academic and Seminariesare neys White Brown Crested Leghorns black,Prestons Poland Wyandottes, Bo- "

prettiest field to look that I ever always safe In adopting the careiully complied Hondo ns, Croud's Langshans. Eggs, W10per Authorized Agent:
: upon
School Sony Books of Ditson A Co. 13. Cockerels of above for breeding
beheld. The outspreading branches we recommend for the higher schools, SONG purposes$2.00 each. R. G.ROBINS k Co.,Orlando,Fla.

shaded the and made GREETING ((60 CU.) and ROYAL SINGER seminole Turkeys (a 40-1 b. pure Bronze J. E. MITCHELL, Tampa, Fla.
ground an excellent ((60 cts.) for grammar schools HONG BELLS bred to hardy domesticated. wild hens. Eggs C.L.MITCHELL,Taln-hnssee.Fla.
; place for my poultry to shelter ((50 cts.),and for primary schools, GEMS FOR $3.00 for 9.Booted. JAS.P.SNOW&Co.,Boston,Mas**. .
LITTLE SINGERS ((30.) Halnes ,Fla.
White Cuban Carrier Pigeons, F.J. soN City
:from: the hot sun during August, Sep.tember Any book mailed for Retail Price. $1.50 per pair. SANDLIN A NILES, Key west, Fla.

:and,October. OLIVER DITSON & CO., Boston. E.M. GRAHAM braldfcQtown, Fla.

Jn.Octobejr, commenced. using! .it $7 Broadway,New York. Dlanteel: Fla. CARLETON A CBAWFOBD,Fort Ogden,Fl .
1 .. '
.. a..hl .I l. $ .a :

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SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND WEST'N Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir HING
Buffet Cars via Waycross,Albany and Ma- CHUNG Oranges and Lemons!

RAILWAY con, and viII Waycross, Jesup and Macon
WARE and
I between Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Alsolthrough CHINA JAPAN GOOD.
SHORT LINE I Coaches between Jacksonville
and Passenger ALL KINDSOF Consignments solicited. Liberal advances
Chattanooga. Would be with
made. pleased to.correspond
TIME CARD IN EFFECT DEC. 5, 1886. Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson Handkerchiefs and Curiosities.Call parties desiring to ship here.
ville and Nashville via Thomasville and
and'see goods. Summers Morrison &: Co.
Montgomery.Pullman ,
All Trains on this Road are run by Central
Standard Time. Buffet Cars between Jacksonville No.22 Laura Streetnear: Bay, 171 South Water St..Chicago.:

Passenger Trains will leavr dud! nrrJve dally, and Washington. Jacksonville,Fla. Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago -
Tickets sold to all Rai
as follows: Through points by ; J. V. Farwell & ('0., Chicago.W2AVER.aRCAN3.
WEST INDIA' rABT MAIL, and Steati.ship connections and baggage
Leave Tampa via 8. F. R. R........ 8:00 p m checked through. Also, !Sleeping Car berths I CURE FITS!
Banford via J.,T.A K. W......... l.-OO a m and sections secured at the Company's Officein
Astor's building,82 Bay street and at Pas When T say cure I do not mean merely to stop them for atime Are the Finest In Tone Style finish and general
Jacksonville... ...............??...._ 7.0a m of jrcxxls made. Guaranteed for 6 yecta.
Station and board People's LIneRteameJ'B and then bare them return again. I mean radical .make up any
Arrive Jacksonville....?.....> .....12:00 n'n senger on cure. I here made the dlteaae of TITS EPILEPSY or FALL Send for Catalogue testimonial and term,frog to.
1 Arrive Waycross.......................?......... 9:10 a ro 1). b. Plant and ChaMahoocnee and INQ SICKNESS! a lifelonestudy.. I warrant ray remedy to Weaver Organ and Piano C Arrive Savannah......................_......11 1:55 a ni DeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of JacusonVille. em the wont caaea. Became otbera bare failed la no 'aa&ol'7..Tork.Pn.Farmers' .
Arrive Charleston>............................ 4:50p!'() m ... WM P HAKDEK, reason for not now reretTlnr a cure. Send at once for a -- -
.Arrive Rlchmond................................ 6:19 a m u PaAflp.n "T.12'Fon treatise KzpreM and and a Post Free Office.Bottle of It my costs Infallible yea nothing remedy for a trial Gift, and Carts.
Arrive Washington............................11:00 a JH R. ri V.17: Q""Pi..t.-nih'nt mad will can you, DS B.d.BOOT,lal Pearl M''K.** Wagons

Arrive Baltimore................................12:18 p m -
Arrive Philadelphia......_..................... 2:47 p m JOHN F. STRATTON'SCELEBRATED If you want a first-class Wagon or Can
Arrive New York..-........................ 5:30: p ra I Cheap for Cnh,call on
Pullman Bu 'etCara Tampa to Washington,
I K. 1). ZAIIJT1
and New York to Tampa. Brass Band Instruments.ALSO ,
Jacksonville Fla.
NEW ORLEANS EZPREi.Leave Office H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Street.
l Jacksonville........................M:00 a m ,
Arrive Jacksonville............................ 7:35 p m JOHN J!. STRATTON'S Farm Wagons from..535.00 to$12.tin
Leave Callahan......................*............. 7:
Arrive Waycross.................................. 9:10: a rn lAccordeons.
Arrive Thomaaville........................... 1:22 p m t Ft fl and Flowers
Arrive Bainbridge................. ..._....... -fctf; p m The handsomest Accordeons Early Spring Vegetables
I ..Arrive Chattahoochee.. 4:04 p m In the market. Farmers, Gardeners and Florists use the

,Arrive Pensacola via L. A N.R.R......iutlO p m JOHN F. STRATTON'S Patent Protecting Cloth,originated and prepared -
Arrive Mobile via L.AN.R.R............ 2:15 a m htARiCNCt only by undersigned. It la equal to
Arrive New Orleans vlaL.&N.R.R... 7:10 a m Piccolo Accordeons. glass,and costs but a tenth as much,on Cold

Arrive Albany..................................... 3:42 p m The very best and cheapest Fence made. John ..*. StraUoiiJsCelebrated'Harp. Frames and Hot Bed Protects from frost
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:21 p m Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which promotes hardy and rapid growth, does not
,Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R.......12:15: a m each picket is firmly riveted. Can be put up Guitarsetc. shrink or decay rapidly. Widely known and
Arrive via W.&A.R.R. 5:55 used. Trade at low rates.
Chattanooga a m very rapidly and so as not to sag verv dura extensively supplied
Arrive Nashville via N.Cdt St. L.R.R1U45 m ble. The only fence used by the Boston and ., etc., etc. Send for circulars, samples etc. free.
Arrive Louisville via L. fc N. R. R6:50 p m Albany R. R. Co. Do not confound It withan U. S. WATERPROOFING FIBRE CO.,
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville inferior article. JOHN F. STRATTON, 56 South St.,New York.

and New Orleans via Pensacola, and For descriptive circulars address as above.cONSUMPTION1. 49 Maiden Lane, NewYork.
Mobile,to and from Jacksonville: and Louis
ville i via Thomasvllle Atlanta and Nashville, Snowdrift Poultry Yards,
and Cincinnati to Jacksonville,via Jesup.WATCROSS ORANGE HOME.

Jacksonville...... 2:05 p m VM thousands of eaves of the worst kind and of four REV. NOEL R. HAMEK Proprietor.
Arrive Jackonville..l2rtO n'n i Itandloff hare been cured. indeed to itronjrlt HIT faith A Beautiful Spot In a Healthy Location.' .
Leave Callahan................................... 2:47 p m i In 1U efflcacr, that I will send TWO BOTTLKS: FREE Fresh eggs of White Wyandottes, $3.00;
:Leave Chattahoochee... ...... ..............11:30 a m together with s VALUABLE TKHATISE on this OUeaM White Plymouth Rocks and White Leghons
:Leave Thoma vl1Ie............................1:45 p m to any aufferer.. Glterxr--- l p.O.addrera.DR. Unequalled for Orange Culture and Trucking. (Knapp's) $2.00 per sitting. Packed m new
Arrive Waycross............_................... 4:40 p m T.A. SLj.Cil. in reaalSLNIW'York baskets and delivered to Express Co.; ,on Fla.
Arrive Brunswick via B.A .V. R.R.. 8:28 p m Southern Ry. Circulars free.NOTICE. .
Arrive Jesup........ 6:16 pm'' DR. JOHN BULL'SSiuth'sToliic On the F. R. & N. Co's main line, 25 miles
Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. Rll:20 p m south of Ocala, 8 miles north of JLeesbnrg. .
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. 4 G.R.li. 225am Transportation unexcelled.A .
Arrive Chattanooga via E.T. V.A G. 8:20 a m To Whom it May Concern:

Arrive Cincinnati via C.8. R. R........ 6:45 pm'' 8Yf111 home specialty influences of Educational Facilities moral I Sixty days after the first publication of this ..
Arrive Savannah........_.................. 7:58 p m health and >reasonable I notice application will be made to the Legis-
Arrive Charleston_.......MM.........,....... 1:25 a m pursuits fromIlaag is and industrial lature of Florida for the passage of a charter
Arrive Wilmington.......................... 8:30 a m a personal inspectionof of the "Florida Fruit Exchange," wherebythe
Arrive Weldon................................... 2:15 p m FOR THE CURE OF Orange Home and vicinity. capital stock may be Increased to a sum
Arrive Richmond. ............................. 6:00 p m Will sell Real Estate Orange Groves.Town greater than Fifty Thousand Dollars; the par
Arrive Washington.............................11:00 p m FEVER and AGUE Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands value of shares to be reduced from one hun-
Arrive Baltimore...............................1235 a m Home Is dred dollars to Ten Dollars per Share; to allow
Arrive Philadelphia........................... 8:45 a m Orange an ESTABLISHED TOWN- the and convey
Arrive New York............................... 6:50: am Or CHILLS and FEVER mails, general stores etc. such real and persona property as may be
Pullman Buffet Bleeping Can to and from Corespondence solicited. References. of the deemed necessary to Its usefulness, including
Jacksonville and New York,also Jacksonville best furnished. vehicles of transportation; to lease or erect
to Cincinnati via Jesup. AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES. AP Don't buy until you write to me. buildings for storage of produce; and advanceon
CAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. produce; to manufacture and sell such
The of this celebrated medicio
Leave Jacksonville............................. 5:00 p m TV. C. DODD materials as may be useful to fruitgrowersand
Arrive Jacksonville ........ 8:55 am Justly claims for it a superiority over all ren Orange Home/Sumter Co., Fla. gardeners,and generally to transact such

Leave Callahan..... ............................. 5:41 p m dies ever offered to the public for the SAP] business as may be I Ion the Interest of members -
Leave Waycross.................................. 7:58 p mLeave CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cuiofAgneandFeverorChillsandFeverwhetl The Largest and Most Complete Estab- .and others connected with fruit growingand
Gainesville ............................. 3:55 p m ] lishment South. kindred pursuits, and for such other
Leave Lake. City........................... 3:20 p m er of short or long standing. He refers to tb powers as may be deemed necessary and
Leave Live Oak.................................. 7:20 p m proper.GEO..
:Leave Thomaaville............._........Ji:30 p m entire Western and Southern country to be H R. FAIRBANKS, GEO.H.NORRIS,
M Arrive Albany.................................... 1:55 a m him testimony to the truth of the assertio D. GREENLEAF, J. D. MITCHELL,
Arrive Montgomery via Central R R. 7:30 a m that in no ease whatever will it fail to cure: T. W. MOORE, M. J. DOYLE,

S Arrive Mobile via L.& N. R. R......... 2:10 p m thedireotionsarestrictlyfollowedandcarrieout i' Wai. E. STANTON, ROBT. BULLOCK,
Arrive New Orleans\la L. A N. R.R. 7:30 B. M. BEAR
p m
In a great many cases a single dose he
Board of Directors Florida Fruit Exchange.
t Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:05 p m
been sufficient for a cure,and whole familit Jacksonville, Fla., February 16, 1887.
Arrive Louisville via L. Cot N.R.R... 2:12 a m
Arrive Cincinnati via L. A N. R. R.. &30 a m have been cured by a single bottle,with ape. .

Arrive St. Louis via L.&N. K.R......... 7:40 a m feet restoration of the general health. It i' i'w .. Ohio Improved Chestm .
Pullman Buffet cars to and from Jacksonville however,prudent,and in every case more ce Warranted cholera proof.
Louisville,via Thomasvllle,Albany, taro to cure,if its use is continued in smalls Express prepaid wins let
Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from prizes in the States and Foreign
doses for week two after the disease ht
Bartow and Montgomery via Gainesville. a or Countries. 2 weighed
been checked,more especially' in difficult an I 2$06lbs. Send for description
SAVANNAH EZPBESS.j and price of these famous
:Leave Jacksonville........................... 8:15 p m long-standing cases usually this medicin : hojz, also fowls. THE '"
j Arrive Jacksonville.._............ 6:15: a m will not require any aid to keep the bowels i L. B. SILVER 10., CltTrland, O.

Leave Callahan. ............................... 9:05 P m good order. Should the patient, however,ri Send for facts and mention this paper.
Arrive Callahan................................. 5:25 a mLeave quire a cathartic medicine,after having take
Gainesville.............................. 3:55 p m three four doses of the Tonic single doe Geo. S. Hacker & Son
Arrive Gainesville ............................10:05 a mLeave or ,a ,
Lake City................................. 3:20 p m of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILL
Arrive Lake City...............................10:15 a m will be sufficient. Use no other. MANUFACTURER OF Fancy Poultry.
Leave Live Oak................................... 7:20 p m ,
Arrive Live Oak................................ 6:40 a m :DR. JOHN BXJLI'SSMITH'S DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDINGAnd
a Arrive Thoma vll1e.-...................... 7:15 a m W. W. FEKDRICH;
Arrive Albany....................................11:40 a m TONIC SYRUP, '
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:55 p m BULL'S SARSAPARILLA Building Material. Successor to Albert Fries,
fi Arrive Nashville via L.& N. R. R..... 6:55; a m 20 varieties of Pure-bi Fowls.
Arrive Louisville via L. &N. R. R. 1:57 p m BULL'S WORM DESTROYEIThe Office and Warerooms, King, op. Cannon St. Keeps Yards: Shell Road, near Moncrief Spring.

f t Arrive Cincinnati via L. A N. R. R... 6:35 p m Charleston! N. C. Eggs for Hatching, 82 per dozen.P. .
Arrive St. Louis via L. &: N. R. R...... 8:00: p m Popular Remedies of the Day. O. Box :381. Jacksonville Kin43MentIon

Arrive Waycross.................... ...........11:20 p m BEL.AIR GROVE NUnSEIlY. Dispatch.
Arrive Brunswick via B. A W. R.R.. 6:JO a m Principal Office 831 Main St.. LOFISTILLF.TT. NURSERY STOCK of choice,imported varieties -
Arrive Albany via B.& W. R. R........ 4:45 a m of ORANGE and LEMONS, acclimated and
Arrive MB coy: via Central R. R......... 9:01. a m tested at IJeiair. Also, PECAN TREES. Applyto .UI\.H without>..t' ltAHI'lacureu>ain. Book
Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1:05 p m PENNYROYALPILLS"CHICHESTER'S Donald Houston, !Supt. at Beiair. or OPIJ; parti'Milan Rent"' i Free.

Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A.R.H. 7:07 p m T. .K. H UGG1NH, Agent, Sanford. _......__8.t. WOOLLEY.Ii.U.,Atlanta.Gft..
Arrive Jesup.............._.- i:>"am
Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & u.. 6*+0 a m ENGLISH."
Arrive Macon via E.T. V A G. R.R 7:3111\11!> The Original and Only Genuine. ALBERT $100 A WEEK.
Arrive Atlanta via E.T.V.&G.R.R.ll-30 a m Bate and at..,..Sellable. Beware of worthier Imltationa. iS'
Arrive Chattanoga via b.T.V.ttG.R 11 6:15 p n> Indispensable to LADIES! Ask your Drantat tor ST. NICHOLAS Ladles or gentlemen desiring pleasant prof-
Arrive Cincinnati via U. 8. R. R ........ *:40 a m Chlehecterti ag & take DO other,or close 4c.itaaipf AGENT FOR itable employment write at once. We want
to for ell
Arrive Savannah.............................. 6:111 a ra (NAME) PAPER.tii particular ChlehMterChMilMl/byl'et1lnl yt.IL.. :I: G9..1 MARCH'S you to bandl" an article or domestic use that
Arrive Charleston ...... ..12-5 pm sun a Madlaon Nmare! ,1*.......a.Pa.b rciommciid: Itelf to everyone at sight.:
Arrive Wilmington ...._................ 8"-30 p m *ld fcy: Dranfata ererrwher Alt for "Cblebea ROTTED BONE MANURE 'STAPL.K FI-OUic. Sells like hot cakes.
Arrive Richmond' ........ ....................._JII:45N. m tera Eagilah Pennyroyal' J. Take no oth&WORK Profits 300 per cent. Families wishing to
Arrive Wa,hlngton........... 3:40 p m Decomposed with Potash. practice economy should for their own
t Arrive Baltimore Price$25' per ton free on board In Jacksonville benefit write for particulars. Used everyday
.............. -45. p m
Arrive Phl1 delphla. .......................... 7:17 p m | FOR ALL *30 a week Samples of lb>>different grades of Fertllzei, the year round in every ho>'ehold.
Arrive New York .......... Q3)) p m and expenses paid. Valua- put up by Mr. Baker, ran be seen at the Get Price within reach of all. Circulars!free.
.. ." ble outfit and particulars man Drug Store 19 E. Bay St.Jacksonville. Agents receive Sample Free. Address. .
Continued to next coft l mn, free, P. O.JTICKISRY, .AlIplta,;,M.ID.. then 2- ent stamp for catalogue, lametic. Jlnf'jr Co.* marioii ,Obfo.MARCH. .

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IeRA"IE (Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER SUNDAY.bows ember 14,1886,1:30 a m,Trains
will leave and arrive as fol

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Hardware II:
Stoves and Tin-ware, WILLIAM KNABE as CO. Am < < <: E-4 ,..ct.2 < <

Sash Doors and Blinds ; flos.204 and 208 West Baltimore Street,Baltimore. ;; --1-7;; ;; : : -
No. 112 fifth Avenue, New York. AM AM L-A;;;; AM AM ;; ;; AM

...- ........ ...-... -...... -...... ........ ...... _R. R. Wharf._ ......- .. .- _..... _...... _...... .-.....
Oilsand Tarnishes, Pumps, o 1030 4 40 5 00 R 50,10, 00 7 41)>> ....,Sanford ._... 115 230 8J5; 100 400 420 .805
3 1040 4 48 510 9051013, 755 .....' Belair....... 112 221 8251248. 350 406 750
Lead and Iron Pipes, Sugar Chicago Poultry Letter ; 4 ..... .. .... ........ _,.Crylltal I.ake. III ...... ..... _......I .._ ...... ......
Mills Leather and 5 1045. ....... 5 15. 9 10 _.... .. _._. Bents.... 110 216 8 20 _.._ 45 ...... ......
IS THE BEST 10 1055 458 525 9 2010. 45 S ) ....Longwood.... 105 206 8 012 37 1. 33 :4 40 725
Rubber Belt and Poultry and Live Stock Journal 13 1103 50.1, 533 9281110 83'') ...Alfamonte... 102 158 8 0012 30 25 310 713
141107( 50&5&; 933l12; 3 8 45MayO_...... 101 153 754l223 20 268 705
Mill Published.It 15 1112 508 543 9 3 1135 9 55,..._Maltland_... 100 145 7 &J 12 23 315 245 7 00
Supplies 1 tells how to mate, raise and manage 18 1120 515 5 52 945'1155', 9 10 _WInter Park._ 97 1 40 7421215 307 225 650

\ Poultry for pleasure and profit. 20 ......- .....' 6 00 ...... ... .... ......Wllcox...... 95 ...... 7 3.J -...... 3 00 ..:... .....
of everyjdescriptionF 21 113,5 26 608 1 0012 55 93 128 255 155 630
25 .. ? ?. 18 05 :::::+8r.rg::: .. 7,28 :.?: .. .
PRICE 50 CENTS PER ANNUM. 26 1145 534 6 20 1012 I l ,,15 ...;. ....Jessamlne... 89 J 13 71311 49 2 3812 40 602 f
'.. : Z1 .1148 ...... 6 23 1015 .... 10 20 w.P1ne (a8t1e_. 88 1 10 710 _..... 2 35.. ..... ...... ..
'.- 1.t.: ....rnr. .. DEAL 30 1151 5 -10' 630 1022 13210. 40 .Big Cypress... 85 1 02 7031142 2281228 I 552
The Ohlcago Poultry Letter and The Weekly 34 12 f11 5 50' 6 45 A M 10 35 2151125 ....McKlnnon._ 8)250 6 521132 P M 2151210 537
..L "t t .. fly Western Fancier's Review both 40 12.J() 615 700 (01050 2 55 ......- ....Klsslmmee.? 75l24' 6401120 845 2 ((01135 520
4t 12 rO ...... PM: 610 A M ......1210 .?.Capmbe1Js..' 71 12 (5 A K _...... 885 PH ......_ ......
f Address 52 1 ('8 6 42 6 30 3 4512 30 _.Lake Locke. 6311 47 JO 44 8 11 10 2S 4 28
;:, r1l'e &? Company J. L. S. HALL M. D.. 57 120 6 52 6 42 41012 45 ._.Davenport.... 581135 10 32 8 ro .10 \5 410
WAS W. 47th *t.. Chfrneo f 111. 61 130 70) 652 425 1 20 ..,Haines ctty. 511125 10Z2 750 943 355
68/1/ 48 714 710 505 1 41t _Bartow Juno 47 11 J2 10 Y1 735 920 337
JIO1.IHE. ILLINOIS. 721 720 52. 155..Auburndale. 4310: 50 964 721 8M 320
77 218 7 ?8j; 730 540 2 45 ... 'Fitzhughs... 381037 941658 8403M
HE ROSS g I 2 23 74i, 753 16 41) 3 25''..._Lakeland_... 321013 930 640 H 15 250
Vwo, Him s 5 B n do the work of Three, 9J f 2 48 8021 H 20 730....... ...Plant City.... 2110 00 9 (Xj 610 710 215

981 N 258 .... x 33 .... ......-Cork-..... 17 9 bO ...... 5" ...... ...... I
103310 i S22 s H 835 I.405 ......8ftfner....... J2 9 43 835 535 620 1rr:
In' 3 I 7 8 2S i H 50 8 45 4 12 .......l\Iango...... lOt 9 8 28 5 28 610 1 3011I9
fi s suut n OF ONE-THIRD (_Ill :3 'Li' .... I : 9 Ii) ......i..... .. .......Orient.... 6, 9 351 518 ...... ......
l Hr>> 3 'iO) H 50, I 9 IS 92'), 4 !5 Ar Tampa Lv 0, A 8 Oil 500 I 5 30 ,,1 00
1[! JIm; COST 0! PL01TISG.Turin ENSILAGE p '" ., PM A 1'1 PI P "l PM PI A M AM.1'a
I HlaUou Tralnli No.3 and leave from and ho.rlve at .1., i..t K' W. Uepot. No. 1.
: .I.. 'clles \\liU..\._ J jowrr f -ABB- 2.3and6 Dally. No. 4.5,1, b, 9,10 27 2R and 29 Dally) except Sunday. Trains No. 3 and 6
i. ..1' ,''JUt wtu,. rtqured for J 6tenches I FoddirThese Cutt stop only at Orlando, Kisblmmee. r3artow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. No.30 Daily
ofI rs. except Monday. No.; stops at Klssimmee for Supper Nos 1 and 21 Atop R.t. Kissimmee for
Cutters guaranteed to cut faster run Dinner No. 7 stops nt Lakeland for Breakfast. No. stops at Lakeland for Supper.
lighter, do a greater variety and better work Trough Tickets bold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage
than any machine made. More Ross Cutters in use checked through.PetnbertOH .
for Ensilage than all other machines In the United
States combined. Cutters especially for Ensilage Ferry Bran ch.-S.F. R.K. "
; hearr, strong, simple never get out ol sanferdandIndianRiver Rallroad.tiou .
order, and last a life-time. Dry Fodder Cutters, h Hound North Bound.
12 sizes,hand and power. Largest machines in the Read Down. Read Up.
world. The largest Cotter Factory in the -
F'st .
1 F'st Ac. j Daily except Sunday.
United State*,and the only one building cuttere
=- M'L &Ij't STATIONS.. M'l &.'t ".
.. excluslrely anywhere. Send for our large Illustrated :
Catalogue "A" 4 19. 21. 20. 22. :;t South Bound. North Bound.

E.W. ROSS & CO. 8OPlfes. Stt.IEAlban! ( i-t z; --:.- Read Dowd. Read Up.
rtiL y i No. 6 Centre P.M. A.M P.X. -
Our Book on]Euilao eat free to aM mbo Dame tUi pipes.JJARE o 5.25 7.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.45 6.50 57 P Pas. p 8. !
G uN'' aw 1 5.29 7.45.'Fitzgerald. ... .. 9..'I) 6.15 56 = &1<'t &1't STATIONS. &Ft :'"

3 5.35 '. ........... .Orlole . .._ ... 5t 23. 25. I 24. ::;;
YOU INTERESTED IN POULTRYPractical 6. _... ..... .. Bay City........ ...51 ..... -
M'te gruteit plow ImproremeBt of the dines, p [ POULTRY BOOK. !10 5.ro 8.20............ .Macon.... ..... 6.1047 a.m p.rn a.m p.m
100 beautiful colored Plate, 12 5.57 8,30 .Owentlboro......... 9.35.. 6.00 n 0 10. 5 510 Iv........B an for d ......_.ar 7.55 2.1019
THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED enfrravlnva pp. and descriptions of all (16 6.10 ',....... City.......... 5.3 41 .. 10.30 5.2.) ........Fort Reed........ 7.40 1.5315:
br dli'; how to caponize; plans forpoultry n 6.30 9.451.RIt.hland._......... 4.5034 610.411 5.3.. ..... ...'*Rutledge .-...... 7-11) 1.4513
11. houses; about incnbators s r 32 6.52 10.20 ........*'Tedderville.. .. R.24 4.05'25 7 10."? 5.2.........._. *t'ly'des. . 7.22: 1.3i:' 12
WALKING PLOWS and where to boy Legs and Fowls. 1211.0' 6.00 ;ClIfton ............ 7.00 1.13 7
1 Mailed for ... 37 7.rn 10.18 ......... Kathleen_..., 8.10 3.40 20 -
t ASSOCIATED u FANCIERS s atl 7.1) 10.50 .......Grlmn's MIlI....... 8.01 3.2517 14 11.25 6. ) .. ,.Tuskaw1lla- 6.53 1.05 1 5
,'sA'yOLE: AND DOUBLE FURROW. ,1827 8out.b8&JI8treet.Philadelphia,Pa. n 7.)011.02; ........-..Lakelnnd_....-.... 7.55 3.10 14 19311.37!! 6.J2.......:.... Oviedo ........:".. 6.40 t2.'Oti 4
*Haskell ..._...7.301. Ill..I)1; u.auar..i.aae unarm....rvt 6.1012.30! [ 0
THE "NEW DEAL" Is lighter In draft and mon TRAVEL VIA 511 7.55'11.251' Arrive..Bartow..L ve 2.201 8I ,iltturtov

more easily uniform handled furrow.than a hand plow, and cuts a Through Trains with Dining KruncU.-Daily. No. b-At Lakeland wltn train for Bartow,
Cars, Pullman Palace SleepIng I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.
THE h NEW DEAL" I I.. lighter In draft, lighter In iurlinglon"Route Cars, Modern Coaches. South Bound. orth Bound. No. II-At Bartow Junction with train from i t|
weight! and lighter In price than a sulky plow. Sure connections In Union PHS. PaR. Pas. Pas. Pas Ps aNo. Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pemberton -
and will 1 do all its work. Depots at its terminal points, &Ft &Ft =" flfATIONS. I=" &:Ft No &Ft t erry, and Florida Southern Railway for .
'iUU NEW DEAL" Gang cuts 24 Inches with the' I with trains from and to the 11. 13. 12. A 12.. U. 16. Punta Gorda.
draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 60 per East, West North and South. - No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for
cent. In labor. Does all the work of a four Cheapest Best and Quickest A l'ol P. M P.M. Lv Ar 17 A M. P.K. P.I. Sanford.No. .
borer riding gang with one less horse and little B.&Q.RR.1 Route from Chicago, Peoriaor 11.15 2.10 7.15 0 Bartow J'nc 12 10.40 1.4t 6.30 13-At Bartow Junction with train from
mute than half the cost. St Louis to 11.30 2.28 7.3.5 5 WinterHvn 810.20 1.2 6.11)) Tampa.No. .
1HK "MEW DEAL" Plows ALT STEEL DENVER ST. PAUL 11.42 2.40 7.501 9.Eagle Lake 5JO.o.S 1.3] 5.55 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern
are 2.55 8.0O12G'' 935 1.03 5.45 train from Pnnta. Gorda; at Bartow Junction
insuring greatest strength with lightest weight. SAN FRANCISCO, MINNEAPOLIS, U.52\\ 3.0 8.15 l7lar Bartow Iv 01 9.40112.50 5.30 with train tor.lampa.
This !is no untried and rickety experiment, and OMAHA, PORTLAND, ORE. No. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains
these claims are not made recklessly to attract at KANSAS CITY, ST. JOSEPH CONNECTIONS.TRAIN from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with
tention. This system Is the outgrowth of careful CITY OF No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda.
-crviitlon and experiment reaching over a period MEXICO, ATCHISON. Dt>Bary- aya Line Steamers'! from Jacksonville No. 16-At Rartow Junction with trains for
uf .t'8r". with a rational view of the requirementsof For Tickets Rates Maps,Ac.,apply to Ticket Agentsof and J.,1. & K. W. train from Titusville; Tampa and Kissimmee.
the times. connecting lines, or addressT. at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
They are superior to any plows ever offered, J. POTTER, H. B. STONE PAUL MORTON, at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at
and the cio-t economical plows ever placed the 1st V.P. G. M. G. P. & T. A. No. 2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for KIs lmmee.
market. Sand for circular.: For)plI.geslIf'nd a Pronouncing jfo.. in Dictionary stamps tn containing Pt "-. -32,000 w. ft Bartow Junction with trains to and from No.20-At Bartow with Florida Southern
I ---- Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De- Railway train from Punta Gorda at Lakeland ,
State (lAEent.Ifortheabovej[ J 'Plo""e Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jack&onvl1lez with train for Tampa; at PembertonFerry
_. and J., T. &: K. W. ains for Jacksonville and with Florida Southern Railway for
*"* TALep l ESS l A City Lotifivefi nAway Titusville.No. Gainesville and Pal atka.
.3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through No.: 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern
Deere &: !Co's 'Steel"Pony ?,*2Tand Coaches without change between Jacksonville Railway for Punta Gorda.
and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No.22-At Bartow with Florida Southern (
3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, A Lot 45x120 feet In ,. T. &: K. w. train from Titusville; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Uorda; at Lake;
and Plain tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa.
Walking Culti
MACEDONIA CITYand pa on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Connections are maae at Tampa by the }
vators.AI a Year's Subscription to the with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India Fast Mall, both north
!. and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays= and south bound with the elegant and commodious -
with Plant Steamship Company's ships for Fast Mall Steamships Mascotte and '
AGENTS TOR EQUATOR, Ky West and Havana. Whitney of the Plant Steamshlr Co., to and
No. 6-Ha* Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana. and with steamer -
Planet Jr. Cultivators and Garden Tools the most southern town in the United States, Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Margaret for all points on Hlllsborough

sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee River.
Waahburn & Moens For Only !$2. >O. Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any

Margaret from Manatee River and on Sun- Notary Public,and Notary's certificate that .
Do want to know of Tropical Florida
BARBED WIRE FENCING.We of the you cocoanut and pineapple home of Key, days, Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant such application has been made when vised
lor Havana and the Consul at Key West will answer
Hteamshlp.Company's ships by Spanish
West where already 20.0W crates of torn+stoes
keep the largest stock of of
have been shipped to Northern markets Key West the purpose a Passport.
1\0.7 At'Lakelana for Pemberton vi. McCOY
witbjtraln ,
Rend $2.50. Do lot in addition
want a to
IMPLEMENTSin this in Macedonia? Ferry. Gen. Frel ht &: Ticket A ent.

the State. Macedonia Is in Monroe county near far-
famed Charlotte Harbor, and as only every FRANK K. KEOCH & CO.
Catalogues and Prices sent free. Correspondenoe alternate lot Is given away we rely upon the ,
solicited. Increase of those we keep to repay us for the 224 Twentieth Street Birmingham, Ala.
unheard. ofoft"l'r..JU .
\\ refer you to the editor of this paper, or WHOLESALE
Address to any business man In Kev West as to our
lability. Address (and only If you wish to.UbiCribe ,

S. B. HUBBARD & COJJacksonville J ) EQUATOR PUB. CO.t Early Fruit and Vegetable a Specialty.

Fla. Key We a. Consignments solicited and prompt returns made. Write for stencil and quotation.. '

Refer to Nation bank of Birmingham. .,

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-FOR- 59.e.nd.61"West'Bay Street Jacksonville Florida

.BETWJCKXBarsmnah. Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

New York BOSTONAND Music, ,Games, :Dolls, Toys and Fancy 'Goods, .

and between PhllHdHphlH.And Boston. p Base-Ball ,Goods, :Croquet and Out-door

'and Saranoah Amusements.

65 ,to 70 HOURS. PHILADELPHIA. Harrourt's Fla. Fruits and Hour to.Kaisc Them. New Fd. Revised, En
,-- ec.1 and fully,Illustrated. riotb. ...........................................:........,...$i.25Moores '
Orange Culture, Kev. Ed ............,..................... .................... .... ,'1.00
oetnler'H Truck Farming In the South........................:.................,..,..... ... 1.50
Ocean Steamship Company Wbltner's..arden'Dg' In }Flotida.................................. ........................s...... 1-50
McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida...................... .. .. ... 4.00
(Central,or 90 Meridian Time.) I have all the Maps Hooks,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on appllca.tion.
Legul Blanks of every description

Passage ,Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston .;Direct.

Cabin,125; Steerage,112.50; ; Excursion.(return trip),$t 1.50. '
MI, tf.Magnificent Steamships of this Company appointed to sail as follows: W. H. PILLOW ,


CI1\YrOF SAVANNAH,'Oapt. P. Smith ........................Friday Marbh,l$- 1:30: p. m
MACOOC11EE, Capt. J( mpLOn......, ........... ............Monday, March.21- !:(Mt p. m' FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PACKING
.TALLAHA"'E1f1.capt.' "' Fisher... :...........:::........Wednesday, March 2:*- 6:3o p.m ,
Opt A rAHOO"H EE. C"apU H./C.Daggett...........:............Friday, March 2-' '600; p. m'
CITY OF AUGUSTA, J..W.Catherine.,..............._..Mon ay, March 28- 8 00 a. m
CITY OF NAVANNA N, T'apt, F. rimlth.........................Wednesday. March 3D- 9:fJ)a..m' Forwarding& ,Commission ..House.I
NA OOCHEE, Capt.lC.IQPLOD.......... ...:..........................Friday, April 1-11:30a. IIIl'AJ.LJJlAtSK."E..ca .
(it Usher-... .... ......."...................S:'naayApr113-1:30j.m. ,
OdATTAHOOCHEK, O:pU H. C Daggett.............. .........1.ueella, Apr 1. .5-.&:3 p.m
GUY (IK' AUUUttTA, rapt, J W. Catharine. ...........;........ I.tidavAprlt'.8-.(":00p m Oranges :Direct from the Groves for Sale' by Single
NAVOOCHEE. ''ap'..Kempton........... ...........................Nu'.day, April 10- 7:80a au '
TALLAHA.thEl Capt. Kl..her .. .........., .....................Tuesday, April !12-9?Op.m' ,Box or Car-Load.
OHA'rl'\HUOCHEE"CApt.' H. C. Davg tt.... ..... ............... Friday, Aprlll5-12UOUl.

GATE,CITY, Capt.'Hedge' ..... ................................ "Thur.day,Mar., ,21,at 6:30 p.m ether:: :Produce: .A.1&
CITY OF MAO iN, Capt. Kelley..T1iu.sday, Mar 31.afOWII.m: : ) .
t AFE'CITY: Capt Hedge ...................... ..........Thursday, April 7at 5.30: !' p.m '
UU'YfOF: ( MACUN. Capt. K elley. ..H..........................Thursday' April. ;14at 11:00a-.m All. necessary facilities for;handllng Orange, Strawberry and Vegetable 'Crops. '

FOR PHILADELPHIA. Packages suitable for uhlpp'pg the above products both.made: up and In the flat always on'
These Steamers' do noti carry; 'Pa enger .l] hand and'for sale also other Growers' such Paper eta
DESSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howe.-...,.......-..,................_.....at rday. MArch 26- 7:00p.m ; supplies, as Hoops,Wrapping ,
li1NIA'1'A CapU AskinM ..........::.....,..;::.............t......tHAtniday.Ap.il 2-U3Ip.m' Location the beat,'vlz:
Di' vSOUU, Cap N. Howes ................................. ...Saturday, Ap -7jOp.ru! :'
JUN1ATA, Capt.'AtJctna.. .........,.,........... .................Saturday, April 18- 1.00p.m) S., 'F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF,
I Circulars and Stencils on application.JOHN '
:JondectIng with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line)
otter to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantage equalled by no other line. LAWSON CHASE t+ A Trees
T; LESLEY, President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. eC. ,
Turough:Tickets and Rills.Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest :
,1) I Savannah. For further particulars apply to 1ULLSBOROUGH COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY
HENRY YONOE,"Agent, C. G. ANDERSON. Agent, ,
Pier No.&S',North River. New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. 'TAl\IPA. FLORIDA
RICHAR *<*ON A BARNARD, Agents Savannah Pin, B bton. .
W. L. JAMES, Aueut, 13 ti.Third Street,Philadelphia.\ Arerellab !responsible,and being,chartered are amenable to the State. Have. every
J. U. HAHI1AOKN, KasternAgent, Hav.',Florida& Western"Ry. Co.,281 Broad way,'N.Y.
For in rmailon and f rirkein apply toM Uescrlptloi of Real.Estate., We solicit correspondence. Send for our Dmcrlptlre
O. .HORREIi.;Oi n. :\tana +r. ..H. R. CRRIRTIAN. Soliciting Agent. ,amphlet' and nawpnp!




NOB.5 North Market and fi Clinton tM.'Io .ton, 1ltaga. CHARLESTON, S. C. ,.
REFERENCES.-G. Hiler, Cnnhler Kanuell Hall National Bane, 'boston; Richardson &: t :
Barnard. -gents Boston at d Savannah S.R. Co.,savannabboa.: H. C. D nton, Gnlnesvllfe,
Fla.; .I..dozier,Ocala, tr')&.: A. C.Turner, Clear,\ i la.; A. H. Manvllle,Jack-
.' sonville. Fla ... : .
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.oUR: 'FAVORIT'E: : '. :; ,:

Or.nuQe TrooN ,and All J in
Natural food (orplantUeE cially adapted sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtain : Grade Fertilizers.Soluble
a strictly good fertilizer will .ml it to biN Interest to try this. It 1M! not a cone nt rated High .
chemical fertilizer, but a welt manufactured Organic Compost The etlect is permanent.

Price in Naclcs 10.00 Ton. ,
( ) per Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone Ash Element,
Bend for Circulars. 1 have no.agents. Address \
German Kainit Cotton Seed Meal Acid
GEO. I1UTCHINSOV, Phosphate, Floats;
('rrfzPePI t.11\ >'. FIR High Grade Rice :Fertilizer Cotton Seed Hull Ashes: .

Fresh Garden and Field Seeds,
All Orders Promptly Fillc

Full line for Spring planting, consisting In part of Water Melon Seed, .Musk Melon
Squ..b. Tomato Bush Beans Valentine Mohawk, Early Six Weeks and Refugee. and R. M. MEANS, Treasurer
Garden 1't'as.
rsOO TlnrrelH Seed potnt'ocs COO
Braidentown Real Estate Agency.
Early Rose, Burbank Seedling, Beauty, llcabron and Chill. Ittd. Also Greenhouse

k Nursery Stock Catalogue free on application S.. L. TIHIUT'IS, EDGA'B ur. .Glt'II\.n,
25' East Bay St.,Jacksonville. F'a.' See-Isman and Florist. ,
k Attorney at Law Real Estate Agent and .Justice of the Peace
j llruideiitowii, JTIuiiatcr Co., Fin

________ Will buy and tell all"kinds of Heal Esta'eon commission. Flghteen years' residence in
PowderEmblem Manatee O,unty I'en-onal knowl*"ls or mt,.tof the lama throughout the county. A .Lily Baking piacMdng: Aitornev,HIH! a< County .ludge. lora num ieror warn, I have had occasion to
become tamlllar with mans titles and the County Records Having been continuously en
p 5.f'd, *11.these)'eal'Jo'.ln the actual cultivation! of the principal! frull and vegetable products
of 1 Hit* seml-troplral t,eetiou'eiv.s! me jnvantnu| In the --eh.cUon} of t the various qualities of
purity .- lamN suluible. .11apy aid \list nuts Jurnl..h..c.1. Titles examined and Deeds executed. lnfor-
At- > -- 4 J Hlion fnrn lulled. Correspondence: ,: "..oItcited.NnTa.BnIfennwnisiituatedontheionih\ ,
bank of the beautiful :Manatee .River,about
:Absolute. ,. Purity and Strength Guar / : Milrtj-flve miles i south of Tampa taM dully service by the elegant steamer Marvaret. -AU-
.- ,''.- anteed. / .i J."en I sue the lovely Terra ('&a' t Kanfuita.and Patois ola llty,teeming I with all kinds offish
../ ,clams and oysters" : an the world with thnu ands of acres! of hammock and piue kind*, where tioplcaf fruits and
t chol e veeet Hlile rnnl. l.e .::. ...' to-:: .. 'h' --:-:-

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Well Curbing and Chimney Flues
?* ;. / Cheaper and Better than Brick.FOUNDATIONBLOCKS. h

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X ,I Ornamental Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. {::

,Florida. .Chemical. ... '. Works. .... s.: LL Address ,

.Jacksonville, '- ,Florida 1'JU, ....."". st F Office 52tf West Bay Street, Jacksonville Fla. .

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Offer Residence'and'Business Lot at St. Jame. 'cliT (Big Pine Island)),Charlotte Harbor; New' YorkOharlesthn&FIorida' .
also suburban VeWel.land focTropieal.Frult and, Winter Gardens. The mont southern port for seagoing .


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

From JACKSONVILLE...,...... ...............;...................Every FRIDAY.
From FERNANDINA...................... .....Every SUNDAY and WEDNESDAY.


From Jacksonville

.f i. -w SEMiNOLE(New),..................................................'Friday, Mar.25,at 5:00am ..
;<, .ar.w.w CHEROKEE (New).....,.............................................Friday, Ai-ril- J.at' 9:30am; '
# RKMINOI.E (sew) ............;... ....:.........................'''rldHY.i April H.at -1:Oam
:: rrri::: CHROKEK (:New)....... .................................-......... Friday April 15 atlO:3uam:
8EMINOLE (New) .................................... .....,.......Friday,AprlPJ2at: 4:00: a m
From Femandiiia
y Every Sunday and Wednesday evening on the arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation -
n uiut 1 Company's trains.

YEMA+HEE..................Sunday,Mar.271 CITY OF 1.LANT.oWednesday. t
DELAWARE .. ... ........Sunday, April CITY O? COLUMHIA. ..Wetlnes<1ay.Mar.30
YEMA REE .................:Sunday April 10 CITY OF ATLANTA....Wednesday,AprilS
t'i. :DKLAWARE.: ., ... '.......Sunday April | CITY OF liiLUMHJA..Wednesday,April 13
.. _: Steamers are appointed to salt Irom Pier 29, E.R.,Now York every TUESDAY, .1HUR: ,-.
DAY and SATURDAY,at 3 p.m. :
The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line ar unsurpassed. Every atten
.SAN CAUTOS,".(Now Open) St. James City.CHESTER. tion will be ulven business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments Irom New York viaCLYDE'S
FLORIDA LINE Pier 29,East River.
BALL, Manager.; For further Information apply ,
I net'erenoe-J. R. Campbell, fit.; James Hotel Jacksonville.
'Delightful surroundings,driving, yachting fish oysters fresh vegetables. Soil adapted tOrange. Fernandioa, Fla. Jacksonville,Fl*.
., Pine-Apples, Cocoanuts,etc. Tourists, invalids and sportsmen say it is the mos 86 Bay St.,cor. Hogan.
attractive spot in the "state. .
ti 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. 31 Broadway,N. Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia Broadway N.Y. .
C. A. BOAR DI IAN, Gen.Manager, -- j
J. M. KRKAMER, Pres.,Jacksonville. St.James City,Charlotte Harbor.Pomegran 60,000 Orange 100 000 Peach

Valrico Nurseries Guavas, .5 _. .
afro Figs anan&lll. "
Peache.. ,; TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pine-Applfti) 4
t*rapes Avocado P'rs, ,
Pear, Anona, Orders booked now for Fall delivery of every variety of tree,both fruit and ornamental,
Pecans, Catalogue Free. Acacia,
U..nt&I J crium including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS; Pcen-To, Bid well, Honeyan
Plums ndPersimmons' W. G. TOTJHEY (a'adlum,
Polncl na, ,I ot: ) er varieties of PEACHEJ; Kelsey, Botankio, Masu and other varieties of JAPAN

LIME, 13 tc. Seffner, HU1borough Co., Fla. PALMS t, Etc. PLUMS; seven varieties of JAPAN PERS MMON8; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives,Grape,

Nut flees, etc.; :Nrevilleas Acacias Poincianas, Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS( .i
grown) !

Successors to Nichols., Rockwell &Co.,,Wholesale and Retail Wrtte for advance prices on orders booked previous to July 1,1887. .

Hardware:, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Grates Mantels, Paints, H. L. WHEATLEY, Altamonte Nurseries, .

Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc. ALTAMONTE, ORANGE COUNTY FLORIDA. .

Parties in town or out will do welt to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any 1 .
goods they may tine in our.line. Prices lower than ever.

38 West Bay Street>> .Tack nnvine. Fl.v FLORIDA- SAVINGS 1 BANK. !:

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Has for sale choice Lot Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits,Collects .-.
PABLO AND ,DIEGO BEACH COMPANY I Rents and Interest,Negotiates Long etc.

Offers Choice Fruit an*Vegetable Lands near I transportation for I Investment or eulU; vatlon. I J. C. CJRFF.I.F.V, Pr...ldfll1t. ... D.'fffOSltlF.R. Trrnanrer. .
Certain Market for Karm Produce: Attractive SIIMs for Homes; Railroad and Dally Malls. I
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the nstallment Plan If desired. Address '
JAS. M.KREAKKB. President,over Bank of Jackson vl.le,or W. II. CHANT ., SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.
Sin Patio, Florida.
Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application Our list Includee
the choicest varieties ot the Citrus family grown. Also, .

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

A general line of fruit trees adapted to Florida Including the largest Block of Peach stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornleas and Early Fruiting varieties a
Tree to bo found In the State, Peen-To and Honey Peaches a specialty, specialty.
also several other varieties of peaches. My stock of Kelsey: Japan Plum Trees H. W. PIERCE,
consist of 5,$JO or upward,all home grown,and buds taken from bearing trees ou my Dlace.IfiOO Indian Springs! ,Orange Co., Fla.
Picuoliue Olive Tree.(2 to 6 ft. high), bOOOO Orange Trees ((3 to 4 yrs.old).
A full supply of LeConte Keiffer and other Pear trees Japan Persimmons Figs
Apricots,Nectarines,Japan Medlars ,Mulberries English walnuts Pecans, QUlnceS'j Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
Chestnut,Grapes, Raspberries, Blackberries, etc. ,
An examlatlon of stock solicited. Catalogues free on application to OAKLAND, ORANGE CO.. FLA.

G. L. TAllER, Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and
Glen St.Mary Fla.' -Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. Y.
Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address ,

Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.Greenhouse 'f
Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and and Plants Palms Etc.
Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc. Bedding _s:

Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free.

F. 8. CONE :Manager, Our stock of the above is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes in .f
.! very large quantities we are enabled to quote at unusuall low prices. New Catalogue will

be mailed tree to all applicants. Address .

The Lakeland Nursery Company. .. P. J. BEUCKMANS,
Fruitland Nurseries
ORANGE, 49-No agents employed.-S* Augusta Ga. r,.
Peen To and Honey Peaches, Keiffer and Lerkmte! Pears, Kelseys'a Japan Plums,Japan .f
Persimmons Loqnats, Figs Grapes, Cattley Guavas Strawberries, 'Pine-Apples and Ba- -
nanaa. B.eV" LYOn:1.an.:: :Jh.e1.ps #
Tropical Potted Fruit Tree. Specialty. FLORIDA.
Price List free on application. E. H. TISON, :Yanagert-.. 8A.1VFORD .
LakplAnd,Pol k On.....L SELLS .


Orange Tree and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crop.t
11000,000 Apple Peach. Plum, Pear,Quince Fig and Mulberry Trees. Also a large stock of SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR,:EACII CROP.
Peach fcteedflngs,suitable tor crafting and budding stocks, Grape Vines,Raspberry, Strawberry -
Plants. ,etA, for sale at Willow Lake Nursery. No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these Goods. \2

Descriptive catl ogue and price list mailed Sue on application. Address ...
The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest and these goods meet the want.. Many
SAMUEL H. HUMPH, years'tests find them to be all that Is claimed for them. ,References can he given but It is
Manhallville. .needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard ...
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