The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00067
 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: April 4, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00067
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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ohi.. W. n co.cat Jacksonville Fla 1887. Establishes 180H.Neiv .
| proprietors., Monday, April: .
A- Manville, I Stjri-jw: VI.1. .X<) 14i
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I loQorn Low Cost Rouses PRICES THE LOWEST. Real Estate and Loans.G.B.GRIFFIN&SON.

A Stoves, Crockery,

" Especially pted to aWA.O.ML Tin-ware, C. S L'ENGLE I China, -

C CLIMATE, Granite Iron-ware, I Lamps
Oil Stoves
;'T. Burners, Chimneys,
ROCKWOQD'OUTLER, : Silver-ware, I Gas'Fixtures,

ARCHITECT House Furnishings, Freezers, -

.., Table, Cutlery, Refrigerators, .
Office 32%West Bay Street, Abell Block, Gate City Filters, Legitimate Investments.

Jacksonville, Fla. Fire Dogs, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dinner, Tea and

Sketches furnished and estimates given. In.lorxnatlon Baskets and Wooden-w&rel l .. I Toilet Sets. RepresantationsGuaranteed.; r
free. ....... ,
'Pa..tlctiJnr.i:\it8ntioM-Pald't: M a Order( "'

; 'llr! {FRIJ1TTRE SVines W.T. FORBES. W. P. GIFFOBD. 0.G. PEARCE. J. B.CHRISTIE, Attorney. Information furnished.
>+a cheerfully
a p Plants, etc.
f' M Apple Quince Pear, Htmwberrrt Peach,Cherry Rbpberry, ,Plum, W. T. FORBES & 00.,

Blackberry* Currants, Grapes.

J.Uoorcberriee,1.g.COIJjy, .HoomtoWB.Bend for Catalogue I.J. Florida Real Estate HIchanRO and Law Offices 75 West BayStrcet,Jacksonvllle,
OFFICES: {{ Windsor Inverness, ,Alachua Hernando County County.R. .


Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. N. ELLIS, C. E. A. R. MCL'LURE,
LANDS ArcnltecU
Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid ELLIS & MCCLURE

.HUNTING DOGS Titles Examined.: Conveyancing, Surveying, etc. ,
Architects and Civil Engineers
Bend for our'"Real Estate Bulletin." ,
AND Plans,Specifications Estimates (or buildIngs
W. T. FORBES & Co. of all kinds,Sanitary work)etc.
FANCY POULTRY.A. Rooms 7 H rid 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St..
Abell Block, 32$ West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Fla. P.O. Box 78; Jacksonville, Fla. t

.T. ADAMS: ROCKWELL & KINNE, !3 :EV: :J: J:... J:....:EI.

MANATEE, FLA., Successors to Nichols, Rockwell &Wholesale and Retail This!n'owlng town Is the Inclpal stationon
Notary Public and Justice of the Peace. the.1.T.C: K. vRy between Palatka and
Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It Is
House Goods Mantels Paints
Hardware Stoves Grates
on I he high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
Has for sale; one thousand acres of choice Oils Saddlery Guns Ammunition, Etc. Louise,aud urroanded! bya fertile and iettled -
land on Manatee river,lu sight of Manatee, country.: It has acompllete system of
Bralodeutown Kllenton: and Palmetto, andis Parties In town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any water-works and sewers in rp latlon.IIOTEI. .
manufacturers' agent Jar Wire Fencing, goods, they.may need in our line. Prices lower than ever. 8In9JLLE-
Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement, Fertilizersand / 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla. Containing \ ubllc and private bath-rooms,
Plantation Supplies' ,Cracked Corn and
billiard room. etc. Is managed by Mr. II.
Rice,Gra ulated Lime, Rock and wheli. Cattle Channel,late steward of the ",larcndon Club,
and Poultry reed ground to order In SETTLERS AND INVESTORS.SAN :Manchester!' England under the general direction
steam mill on premises.Has of the Seville Gomp any.
also breeding kennels of acclimated Lots and acre property for sale on reasonable -
Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish hull Ter- terms. !Settlers::: and and Inventors are re*
riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANY quested to visit the town. Address
'. Catch or Tiger Dogs (lor:wild hogs,bear and SEVILLE CO IPANY. vll1e,Fla.
tramps). .#,.- fOUR .. Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near tnunportatlon for Investment or Cultivation. Mason Young. President. 3i Wall St, Nw
.. Certain Market for Farm Produce; Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails. York: R. H. Mason Sec.&Treas.,Seville. F1 j
POULTRY YARDSare Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan: If desired. AddressIAS.
M.KBEAMKR, President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or \V. B. GilAKT. Siipt., .
with freshly imported
San-Pablo, Florida.
bird, which are mated with carefully selected : 1 8w :l1ants.:
hens of our own raising, each variety being
allotted to separate enclosures a lorty?>cre MANVILLE NURSERY Co.
orange grove. Fggs carefully packed in bas- .
kets at following prices: Keconi men tied for Florida.
White Leghorus (hnap Rocks' ) Pit Games Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Pecans and
(Heath-woods!), Plymouth (Hawkins), Persimmons Filberts Walnuts Figs Grapes Bananas etc. -
Game liatams (Snouldlngs), Light Brahmas .
(Williams), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,Jl.OO Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent free. Walnuts of Commerce: Hind's Paper SheLPro3perturiens

per Clalborne thirteen.and Cuban Game Pilverlietrdetl F. S. CONE, Manager, ; Japan Plums, Adriatic FIgs,
and Crested Polish, W.F. Black Spanish, Uu1f'C'ccblnFI ; !. Olives Pomegranates, Roses,and many other
Gold?n Laced Seabrlghts and Impe novelties. Everythinz hi althy and free from
te Pekln Ducks,f 13.per thirteen. LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES.We scale. Everything reliable. Send for cata-
White Crested Black Poland, Houdans,
Wyandotte(Prestons), Langshans (Crouds), would advise all who Intend setting Fruit Trees of any or'a1Ikinds. that the presentIs logue, free. Pamphlet on Fig Culture" 10
Boneys Brown Leghorns.J2.00 per thirteen. the best time of all the year. While the sun Is low and ground( moist and no growth on cents. Many plants can be sent by mail.
Bronze and Seminole Turaeys, $tOO per the trees the chances of success are much- better than set later In the spring.For .
nine. Catalogue send request to FANCHEB CREEK NURSERY,
Booted White: Cuban Carrier Pigeons,f 1.50per W. W. HAWKINS 1& SON, Prop.. .
pair. ...; .. Lake George,Fla. QU8TAV EISEN, Fresno,California.



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Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice).-
; Acresof
A ( 3,000,000 Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week.

the Richest Lands In the State.


H- Representing all the aJBh..e: : C>ran.ge: an.d.: :]::. m'On

Jisslon in variety,other Citrus Prints, I.eConte and Keifler Pears, Japan Plums!, Japan Persim-
Companies, mons, Figs Guavas,Grape.,etc.

Kissimmea Land
I Company
) A. H. MANVILLE & CO. ,

AND Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.

fin South Florida R. R, Co's Lands. W. N. JUSTICE ,

Consisting! of beautiful Lake Fronts, high and Low Hammocks,first-class Pine Land for No.313 North Water Street: ,Philadelphia.
Orange uroves;,aud rich reclxinud lands for garden purposes. '
Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Refer to H.F.Dutton&Co. Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann& Hro., Sumtervllle, Fla
J.T.Woflbrd, Fort Mason, f la.: F.C. Austin,Orange City Kla.: A.C.usteen,Osteen.Fla.;
Orange: Grove: First National Bank, Camden,N.J.; W.P. Clyde&Co.}i'hlladelphla; Ocean Steamship Co.,
.Vs ,, Phlla.Office.) Hon. A.Canale,Charleston,S.C.: A. H.Champion, Savannah Ga. _
'I'.><_.'tt'f! ,.. ,'t

And Improved Truck Farms. L. W. SBEFL1\lI.A.N": : db c., \

General Commission MerchantsAND

Send for Price and Description List. 123 Clinton Street Boston;
REFERENCES: A.H.Manville,Jacksonville; L.L.Newsome,Crescent City; B. F.Whlt-
ner,Fort Held ; Rev.Lyman Phelps,Sanford; C.W.Campbell,Jr.,Ocala; Foutb National
Bank, Boston. .

Refer to this;paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. ROYAL PALM NURSERIES.

LAKE IT ECU 03VMOUUIJ3OX Our new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants, and general Nursery Stock,Is now ready.

BT.VPYL.TO2V & CO., DANKEUS, Price, 15 cents, Postpaid.
LEKSRURQ, * (Mailed tree to all cU8'omers.) ::
CorresnoMdenlM: Ambl,Marvin &Stockton Jacksonville "
Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., REASONER BKOS.,
New York Cit>; Melville, Evans: Co,75 Lombard Street,London England. :
A general Rankt g business conducted. Accounts opened for depositors and collection Manatee, Florida. '
made. Money placed on mortgage for Investors.
REAL EUTA.TK OKPonTXENT.-CorrcSpOlldp.J1ls:Stapylton&Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia
P.O.,Sunv'er! ('.0.,'Fla.,and Delabay yt., Westminster, London, England.Investors .
and- Settlers- ro invitc-d to communicate personally or by correspondence. THE CITRA NURSERIES .

E r1"'.., liLl HEl 1575. Haveon handandfor sale a large stock of fine

Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. .

GRAIN 1 GARDEN SEEDS Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old.: All the leading named: varieties; well
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Send: for
ANDFERTILIZERS descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.

I.. \V. LIPSEY & CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.

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20 \Vcut,Bay Street<< Jacksonville, Fla.I :;
handle. none but the Best and most Reliable:Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on Safe Deposit Safe.
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In Upen Dally (Sundays and Legal Holiday excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.
Safe Deposit hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Weal''. BranWheat, Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $10, $15 and S20 per Year.


J. E. Tygert & Co.'s 1 Star Brand Fertilizers.G DEPUTY COUNTY SURVEYOR. NOTARY PUBLIC.
OOOXjiESY: dfcs C='C> ,
u ran to e il AnalysIs.
Real Estate Brokers and
Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE Agents,

61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla. .
1Dt 11M Orange Groves, Truck Farms, and Lands of every description. City
MURIATE\ OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH, and Suburban Property for Sale.'z,

NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC. Correspondence solicited.PATAPSCO.

Prices on application. July 27 tf -.. .?,
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VRONT PRESSED BICICK...................................................81O.OO per 1000' .
GOOD FLORIDA .. ......*.... .... .................................... O.OO .. Ef'tabllshcd: In 1774. .
Lime, Planter,Lath,Cement,Hair,Fire,Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar.

.. TYSEN SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay St. The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours made In this country for
Family use.
The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphateof
lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our .'*
t Sold by Seedsmen M1
r euca .,'t .-,"
are manufactured,Is unequalledlfor: the purity and superior quality of its nutritious prop: ;:
ertles. We make ,. .
For Pamphlet address -
I North PoInt : t
: ? ; IPatapsoo Superlative Family .
and other brands.C. :'h"


32 Commerce Street,Baltimore,Md.' : "
'"'- .:: FLhkill-on Hndwn N.Y. -ax r r
\ Represented oy. Mr.JAS.H.BURST,Jacksonville,Fla. ->-,-';_: .
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(Central Standard Time. ON AND AFTER SUNDAY
) November 14,1886, 1:30 a in, Trains RAIL 1
will leave and arrive as follows:

-. .- -, .,.. ... O. R. THATCHER,
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:<') 0 d 1", i tE.cc oc. C- r:#:: I -btC TIME C \.HD IN EFFECT DEC. 5, 1886.
0 d 0 c... 0 :
,QZ .Z .= d cZ eZ ; ccI Manager, All Trains on this Road are run by Central
.Z S.z S.Z z.Z! = 0
s. I l E: .c c ''E .z -; -7. Standard Time.
mW :; 18' B .z E? 8TATJOJi8. .m E.W g = l B g FAY Passenger Trains will leave and arrive dally,
gs I Putnam Florida.The .
:; ... g g g ... .c-.. ::1 0 -s:: g CJ ... CltE. San Mateo, County. as follows:
00 < 1 < < < < < WEST INDIA FAST KAIL.
I I Leave Tampa via S. F. R. R......... ...... 8:00: p m
= P][ AM AM Leave--Arrive -I AM AM PM PM AM Sanford via J.,T.& K. W........ 1:00 a m

.....,_ ..:... ...... _......j 1... ,.. :.... .R. R. Wbarf. ? ., _......1 _...... ,,,...I. best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Jacksonville.-! ................._........ 7.00 a m
o 10 30 4 4 5 00 8 SO10 00 7 40 .....Sanford ._... 115'' 2 30 8 J5 1001, 4 00 420 ,8 05 and other Citrus Fruits. Arrive Jacksonville...........-...........-.12.-00" n'n
3 10.j() 448 510 90511013[ 755 ....... Belair....... 112 221 8 2512 48 350 405 l 750 Arrive Waycross.................................. 9:10 a m
4 ..... ...... ...... ... ..... ..... .. Crystal Lake. III ...... ..... _......1, ..... ...... ...... Choice varieties of the Fig of scent introduction Arrive Savannah ......................_.....11:55: am.
5 1045 ...... 5 15 9 JO ..... .... .. ..?... Bents... 110 2 Its 820 _.... 3 15. .... Arrive Charleston-............................. 4:50ft m
10 1055 458 5Z5 9 2010 45 8 20) ....Longwood .105 206 8 10,12371, I 33 3 40 725 Arrive Richmond.............................. 6:19 a m
J3 1103 503 5 33 9 2811 10 8 35 ...Altamonte.. 102 1 58 30 3 25 3 10. 7 13 The Cattle Guava both the Red and Yel Arrive Washington.............................11:00: a m
If 11 en 506 5 38 9 33'l123' 8 45......_ Mayo....... 101 153 7 54 12 26\\ 320 258 705 low. Arrive< Baltimore..............................12:18 p m
15 1112 508 543 9 34'1135' : 955 .....Maitland..100 145 7 501223:! 315 245 700 Arrive Philadelphia......................__ 2:47 p m
18 1120 515 552 9 451155,, 910 _Winter Park_ 97 1 40 74212 15, \\3 Ci7 2 25 650 The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto Arrive New York_..........................__. 5:30 p m
20 ........ ...... 6 00 ......1 .. ... .......WIlcox..... 95 ...... 7 34 _... .' : 00 ...... the soil and climate of Florida. Pullman Buffet Cars Tampa to Washington,
f 22 lliS: 5 26 6 08 10 OO!12 55 9 50...... Orlando.... 93 128, 7 2812 021.j' I; 2 55 1 55 6 30 and New York to Tampa.

26 25 .1145.. 5 M if2 1012 iTs.10. ::: e :!tyrie.... 90 89 1 T j 7 1311 91 i 123812 f4 if 02 Hart's The Japan Choice Plum Bananas, varieties, ,Grapes ol the Pecans Mulberry etc. Leave Jacksonville NEW ORLEANS..........Ex.....PEES............. /:00 a m
'Z1 1148 ...... 6 23 10 15 ..... //0 05..s. Castle... 88 1 10 7 101_.... I 2 ..... ....
35.. Arrive Jacksonville........................ 7:35 p m
30 11 5' 5"0.630 1022 1 3210. Cypress... 85 1 021 70311 42 218,12:. 28 1) 52 five application.REFERENCES .
4i-Catatogu. on Leave Callahan............. 7:33 a in
34 12 ff1 550 645 AM 10 S5 2 1511 ... 8J
... 1250
40 65211 32 p M 2 1511210) 537 Arrive Waycross...................-....-........ 9:10: a m
12.aU 615 7 00 6 0010 50 255 ...KIsshnmee... 75'12 411 6 40 11 20 8 45 2 (P0\() 11 35. 520 & Gowen San Mateo'
Cro ;
by .
I :- Arrive Thomasvllle ......._ .........___. 1:22 p m
44 1200: .. PI 6 11)) AJ ...... 121.0 ....Capmbells.. 71 1215 A M ?...... I 8 :t5' P 1\11......... ... Hon. .'. W. Lyle !San MateoV.. J. Wbb, Arrive Bainbridge............-...... ....._.... ;*35 p m
1)2 1 t8( 6 42 6 30 3 4512 30 .-Lake Locke_ 6311 47 10 4-t. R 11' \\10 25' 4 28 PalatknGun Arrive Chattahoochee......................... 4:04 p m
57 120 652 6 42 4 1012 4.S ... ... 5811 35 .
.Davenport. 10 32 8 00\\ .Ijj\ 10 \rrive Pensacola via L. & N.R.R._...10:10 m
til 130. 7 00 6 52 4 25 1 20 ? Haines Clly.. 541125' 1 10 22 7 501, 9 4)1: :J 5.5 i I')( ) T N"I' f"l 4. ). \rrive Mobile via L.&N.R.R............ 2:15 p a m
68 1 48 714 7 10 5 05 1 40..Bartow June.. 47 11 12 10 07 7 35 'I 9 20' ::1 :n viaL.&N.R.R7:10
New Orleans
a m
72 1 58- 721 7 20 52'') 1M ...Auburndale. 4310: 50 954 7 21\ M 40\\ 3,20 Arrive Arrive Albany..................................... 3J2 p m
17 2 t-S 7 !8 7 30 5 40 45 ..
2 ... .Fltzhughs. 3810:37: 9 4t 6 58 I 8 3 08
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:24: m
\ 8J: 223 7 42 7 5.1 6 45' 3 2''> .... ;32 10 1:1: p
9 30 6 40'i 8 2 50
i 15j Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R........12:15 a m
f 93 2041i 8 02I H2O 7 :JI) ........ .....Lakeland..j 2'210001 90;; 6 1111: 17 I lilt 2 15 Arrive via W.k A.R.R. 5:55' a m
258 ..... h 3J: ... .. .... 17 {9) Chattanooga
. I' )01 .. 5 i4 t : ......' ...... Nashville via N.C.&St LR.RH:45am
. 100 3 10 R s 15) i 8 4 or ........SP1Iner....... 111, 9!) ; i 8 :351' ,, fi 35. I 16() 2111 1 n: si Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R ... 6:50
221 Arrive m
4 IOS()' 3 17 8 H 50 X 3)1)1 I 112 .......l\Ixngo......,: 10 tI :35) 8 :'8S, 2'\1 I 1610' 130 Cars to and from? Jackson-: p
Pullman Buffet
109! 321 ..... I 9 ((11 \ ... ..... ...,.,"*()rl nt.. 6. {9) 20 I... : 5 14'' ...... ...... ville and New Orleans via Pensacola. and
115 340 8501 9 15 9 25.4 1) Ar Tampa Lv I' u, AI! 8 (0s)!I I 51HI( : : 1)n: 100PM Mobile<> and from Jacksonville and Louisville
AM I PM I PM : PM'' 1'M'' I IA r AM via Thomasvllle, Atlanta and Nashville,

*.Flag Stations. Tialns! Mo. :Maud It leave from and arrive at J., 'I. & KV.. Depot. No. 1, and Cincinnati to Jacksonville via Jesup.
"2,3 and 6 Dally.) No. 4 ft. 7 lS 9,10, 27,28(, and 29 Daily except Sunday. Trains No. :3; and 6 L A C. LINE EXPRESS.

stop only at Orlando, Kisbimmce, Bartow Junction Lakeland and Plant City. No. '!". Daily : Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05 p m
except Monday. No. :3 stops at KlBslinmee for Supper Nos. I and 2 stop at Kissimmee for : Arrive Jacksonville...........................-12(() n'n
Dinner No. stops at Lakeland lor Bieakfaxt. No. 8 stops at Lakeland for Supper. r Leave Callahan.................................... 2:47 p m
checked Trough Tickets.sold at all regular Kt Lions for all points North, East and West. Baggage Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters Leave Chattahoochee.. ...... ...............11:30: a m

through.Pemberton Leave Thomasvllle............................. 1:45 p m
Ferry IIrallch.-H..F. R. IL Arrive Waycross! ................................. 4:40: p m
Sanford and Indian I-I ver -all II ron d. 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V'. R.R... 8:28 p m

Hou h Hound North Bound. Arrive Jesup......................................... 6:16 p m
Head Down. Read Up.t JACKSONVILLE) - FL' KU( >A Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R-ll:20 p m

"Ht Ac. J---- ---F'st -Ac:v Daily except Sunday.r .. Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. A H. R.R. 2:25 a m
(4ru mithlL'g ilrne in all its branch'!
M'L &:Ft TATION M'l &1't ='" --- Arrive Chattanooga via E. T. V. & G. 8:20 a m
::. J9. 21. ::.11.) 22. A;z South Bound. North Bound. ltC"'I" x1121. Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R_...... 6:45. p m
- Arrive Savannah.........._.................... 7:58 p m
P.M. A.M A. M P.M. Read Dowd Read Up. 4 t. ,,-isi I rats. on Stencil rutting, hy mull. Arrive Charleston........_..................... 1:25 a m
II 1.2.5 7.-10 Lv Pembert'n FeryAr 9.45 65057 f 1'as. Pas. I'Na. Arrive Wilmington.............................. R:30am:
1 5.<"'In" 7.45 .....-.IIIFltz erald . 9'/1/ 6.151U!' = A q &1'1, STATIONS 'dFt !Iml Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. Arrive Richmond- .............................. 6:00: p m
3 5.35 ........... .OrIole . ... 9.3;., .. 5 '- .1:1. :l5. l4.. Arrive Washington-...........................lltfOp: m
t ,, ................................ 6:50
6 .. Bay City.. .. ..... ..51. -l- 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, Arrive New york. a m
10 &!iO 8.20............ Macon., 9.11'6.10'\ 47 a.nt a'.l!! Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from
X110.15 i 510 iv..Sanford .........ar .' t..nI01I" Our trees are very thrifty, three and four Jacksonville and New 'York, also Jacksonville -
12. 5.57. 8.30 .........Owensboro ........ 9.13 6,00 4 i ))
16 6.10 9.0 ..........Dade City........... 902 .''i.341 I 10,30 5..,,! ........*Fort Heed......... 7.10 1.51115 I year old stock, % to 114! inch diameter, with to Cincinnati via Jesup.
23: 6.30 9.4. ...........Richland.-......... S.4.) 4.fa4)(), b 10.40 5.35.: ...... ...*Rutledge......... 730: l.h 13 one year old bu :.fl 6.52 10.20 ........*eddervtlle .1 R.2'' 4 r) 25 7 10.4, 5.42 ........._. *C'1ydes. ,. 71.. 1.. ) 12 s'ble to Florida -iiihern\ Railroad Leave Jacksonville............................. 5:00: p m
:n 7,0710.38 .......... Kathleen.. ,8.10 :3.4021' 12jl1.U! ( :;Clifton...........: '.9.01 1.11 I Cataloguesddress r.'li. Ft T"R. Arrive Jacksonville ..... ................. 8:55 a inLeave
4. 7.1i to.50 ........Grlffln.s MIll8.0' :3,25'17: ;; 6.0(1\-! \ Tuskawllla.. I ..). 1,05 54S .!...."' ,1" -'onth) Lake Manager Weir Ffa, Callahan..... ............-................. 5:41: p m
73011.02..Lakeland........... 7.55 :3.1014 '911k', 6.321.; .""""" Oviedo ............, 6.111'2.5(1! (I 4 Leave Waycross.................................. 7:58 p m
51 7.5511.25 ........._.Haskell............\. 7.au 2.20\\ 6 ::11.-1.11 6.40Iar..Lake_ _Charm..ly !8,1012! .:?;"1 (' -- --- --- --- Leave uamesviiie ...............-........_.... ,rf:''),') p m
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57 8.1CI12.10 Arrive..nartow..l ve 7.15 0 DR. JOHN BULL'S Leave Lake City..................... ........... 3:20 p m
Barton' tlrltllcb.-Iall. No. -At Lakeland witu train for-Barlow, Leave Live Oak ............. ...... ....... .. 7:20: p m
I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow. Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R......... 2:10 p m
South Bound. "orth Bound.Pas. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from Arrive New Orleansla L. & N. R.R. 7:30:: p m

Paa: Pas. m t Pass PaR. I Tampa; a' Dart ow with train from lumber- SmittTonicSyiH Arrive Nashville via L. A N. R. IL.. 7:05: p m
No. &Ft &Ft =" FlI'ATIONI't.I I-, &Ft \o ,tFt i ton "Ferry' and Florida southern Railway for ] \rrl\'e Louisville via 1.. & N. H. R.... 2:12 a m
11. 13. 12 )Z 11 16. Punta GOlda. Arrive Cincinnati via L. A N. R. R... 6:30: a m
..!. :.. =- j No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for Arrive St. Louis via L.A N. K.R........ 7:40 a m
THE CURE OF Pullman Buffet ( to and from Jarkson-
AMP. K P.M. Lv Ar 17 A M. P.M. 1>.)1. Sanford. FOR ars
11. 5 2.10 7.J5 0 Barlow .l'nc 12 11).40 1.411 6.30: No. 13: -At Bartow Junction with train from vllle and Louisville,vlaThoraasville, Albany
11,30:<<> 2.28 7.35 5 Winter Hvn 8 10.20 1.2.' 6.11)) Tampa. FEVER and AGUE Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from
11.42 2.40 7.50 91-Eagle Lake 510.05, 1.13 5.bS No. li-At Bartow with .Florida Southern Birtow Montgomery via Gainesville.

11. 255 800112 .G'rdonville .45 train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow Junction SAVANNAH EXPRESS.

12..ti 3.10\ ar Bartow Iv 01 9.40112.50.1 5.30 with train for Tampa. Or CHILLS and FEVER Leave Jacksonville............................. H:15 p m
--- No. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains Arrive Jacksonville-....._. .................. 6:15am
CONNECTIONS.TRAIN I Irom Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with Leave Callahan .............................. 9r:<5 p m
No. 1-At Panford with People's and I Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gnrlln.I AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The Arrive Callahan ................................. 5:25: a m
[) I aryBaya Line Steamers from JuckKon- I No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains lor Leave Gainesville.... ..................... 3:55:) p m
of this celebrated mediciu
ville and J.,T. & K. W. train from Tltusvllle; Tampa and Kissimmee. proprietor Arrive Gainesville .............................U''Oa. m
at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow: No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida justly claims for it a superiority over all ren Leave Lake City...................-.........._ :3:2) p m
at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. I Southern Railway trein 'trout Gainesville, ; at edies ever offered to the public for the SAF] Arrive Lake City.................................11 l >>:1.1) a m
No. 2-At Lakeland with tr dn for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for Kls", immee. CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cui Leave Live Oak.......... ......................... 7:20 p m
t>t Bartow Junction with trains to and from No.a>-At Bartow with Florida Southern of Ague and Fever or Chills and Fever,whet] Arrive Live Oak-...... .......................... 8:40a) m
Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De Railway train from Punta Gorda\ at. Lakeland Arrive Thomasvllle-........................... 7:15 a m
Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jacksonville, with train for Tampa; at 1 embt'rtonFerry er of short or long standing. He refers to tb Arrive Albany...................................11:40. a m
and J., T. A K. W. trains for Jacksonville and with Florida Southern Railway lor entire Western and Southern country to bee Arrive Montgomery via Ten. R. R... 7:.s; p m
Titusville.No. Gainesville and Palatka. him testimony to the truth of the assertio Arrive Nashville via L & N. K. R..... 6-.S a m
3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through I No. 21-At Bartow with Florida routhern that in no case whatever will it fail to cure Arrive ioulsville via L. A N. R. R.. 1:57 p m
Coaches without change between Jacksonville Railway for Punta Gorda. the directions are strictly followed and carrie Arrive 'InclnnMtl via I* A N. R. R... 6:35 p m
and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No. 22-At Bartow with Florida Southern Arrive! Louis via L. &: N. R. R...... 8:00: p ra
,. T. tt K. .N. train from Tltuhvllle; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake. out. In a great many cases a single dose hi Arrive Waycross.................... ............1120 p m
tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam land with train for Tampa. been sufficient for a cure, and whole familit Arrive Brunswick via B A W. R. R.- 6:40 a m
pa on Monday' Wednesdays and Fridays Connections are maae at Tat'pa bv the have been cured by a single bottle,with ape Arrive Albany via B.& W. R. R......... 4:45 a m
with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India Fart :Mall both north feet restoration of the general health. It i Arrive Macoi via Central R. R......-.. 9:01: a m
and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and rial ur .ays and south bound with the elegant ana corn- however prudent and in every case more ce' Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R.. ...... 1:05 p m
with Plant Steamship' Company's ships tor m dlous 1..lIst.Mall Steamships", Mascotteand: Arrive Chattanooga via \V.&A.R.R. 7:07 p m
Key West and Havana. Whitney of the 'riant Steamshi Cn.. to and tain to cure,if its use is continued in smallf Arrive! J esu p............................... ......- lrtX a m
o. 6-Ha$ Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana and with steamer doses for a week or two after the disease hr Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. A G... fiOO a m
Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Margaret for all points on Hillsborough", been checked,more especially in difficult an Arrive Macon via E.T. V A G. R.R 7:3oa: m
Konvllle. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee iver. lone-standing- cases. Usually this medicin Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V.& G.R.R.1130 a m

Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any will not aid to keep the bowels i Arrive Chattanoga vlaJ-T.V. :O.IU' 6:15p m
Margaret from Manatee River and on Sundays Notary Public, ,nd Notary'scertitlcate that require any Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R......... b:40 a m
Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant such application has been "made when vised good order. Should the patient, however,n Arrive Savannah................................ 6:10 a ra
.steamship.Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West will answer quire cathartic medicine after having take Arrive Richmond........ ..... ..............104.5. a m
Key West, the purpose of a Passport.V. three or four doses of the Tonic,a single doe Arrive Washington-' ........................... 3:10pm
No.7-At Lakelnno wlth;traln.for Pemberton McCOY, of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILL Arrive New York ......... ..................... PrJ) p ra
Ferry. Gen. Freteht:: A Ticket Anent.:: will be sufficient. Use no other. Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville
and Washington.Through .
Tickets sold to all Rail
FRANK K. KEOCH & CO. DR. JOHN BULL.SSMITH'S and Steau.ship connections,points and by
TONIC SYRUP checked through. Also, Sleeping Car
224 Twentieth Street, Birmingham, Ala. and sections secured at the Company's Office

WHOLESALE BULL'S SARSAPARILLA, in Astor's building 82 Bay street,and at Pas-
senger Station, and on board People's Line

The Popular Remedies of the Day.frlaclpil : DeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson
Early Fruits and Vegetablts Q 8p clally. ville. WM. P. HARDEE,
General" Pa""nener Agent,,
Consignments solicited and prompt?( returns made Write for stencil and quotations Once, 831 Bsn! St., LOUISVILLE,K\ a. Q Fl4EJiINO!: SuperintendentAPRIL
Refer to Fint National Bank of Birmingham.> :


296. THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [ApKii.4, 1887.

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Lowest HatCM of Freight always Given
Direct connection at Fernandina with 1..R.& N.tty.
The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from V t
I"ERNANOINA FLA,for NEW YORK alter arrival trains ,"\\
from Jacksonville, Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In ? This Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shlpoersof Vegetables -
South Florida. and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to New
CAHONDELET..Thnr da1. Mar..17 York.
CITY OF SAN Al'4TONIO..Thur day. Mar.24 r f j *9Through Tickets and State-rooms secured in advance at

CARONDELET...............................;..................Thursday; Mar.31 pilncipal points in Florida.4SrTr .
UITY ()F SAN ANTONIO...........................?.Thursday,April 7 lii8 leave F. B. &N. Co's Main Depot foot of Hogan
CARONDELET...................................?........?.Thursday,April 14 street,at 9.00 a m and 5.00 p m,on sailing f days landing Ila"8..n..
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO...............................Thursday,April 21 i rs o Steamship* wua I, loot Centre Mt.,Fernaudlna.
OARONDELET.................................................Thursday,April 28 aS-For Tickets and State-rooms and further Information,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO.............................._.Thursday,May 5 apply to

B. W. 8OUTHWIUK Agent, Fernandiua,Fla. A. H. CIUPPEN. Gen'l Traveling, Agent.. J. M. CUTLER, Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville, Fla.
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Improved and Unimproved Property Town Lots; Orange Grovew.! v.


Truer Garden: Lata d. .

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Reference: First National Bank of Orlando:.The KUalmmee Oltv Rank
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The: Florida:: : :I:> ispa"tcb.: Line:

J f With the Magnificent Connections.

1 The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

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The attention of shippers U directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havana: Key Welt and Tampa, and People's Line of Steamers between Sanford Pa-
latka and Jacksonville n-.uth Florida Railway between Tampa: and Sanford, d., F.& W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savannah -
Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Pnlladelphla, Boston. and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
1 prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and North wet. ftscelvers' and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

and Savannah.Double .1 ally fast. freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup
to all points in };Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville, Calla-
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior han and Live Oak.
and Coast points,including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
Providence. New York(New Pier 3-j: North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah days.
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,leav- for Savannah: direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast' freight trains
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points In Florida. Only direct line from New England to the South.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.,sailing: from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every Thursday. Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
every Saturday. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S., F.& W. By for all
Balling days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South.
The Florida Dispatch Line is the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For fall particular, rate,stencils an 1 shipping receipts applyto
any agents of the above lines or to WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent, Savannah, (la.C. .
D. OWEN, Traffic Manager,Rnvnnnnh,Ga. W. M. D.\VI D ()S', (}el'\'l Traffic. Agent, .Jacksonville, Fla.

H. M. SCHLEY Trav. Agent, GalneHVillo J. E. DKAYTON,Trav. Agent, Live_Oak. _______ J. H.STEPHENS_ ,_Agent,Jacksonville.


2,500,000 (>(Nfl:<> Apple, Peach Plum, Pear,Quince Fiand Mulberry Trees. Also a large stock of
Peach Seedlings,suitable for grafting and budding stocks Grape Vines, Raspberry, Strawberry -
Plants,etc., for sale at Willow Lake Nursery.escriptive .
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liopical ble localities where pine-apples can be Florida Agriculturist and DISPATCH apple market is large size ami( fine ap
Fruits grown without protection with little both of whom bore ample testimony t:> pearance.
: w .. danger from frost. But this much is their excellence. The popular taste is not yet educated
-- certain, that in no part of the counties I think there is a growing conviction so as to recognize other than the
The Pine-Apple in Florida.In I I of Hernando, Sumter, Orange, or the I that our lighter soil with suitable outward quality of the fruit. Practically -
this wording of the subject it is northern part of Brevard, can pine help will give better results than the there is no choice as to varieties.In .
assumed that the Pine-Apple is al- apples be be safely cultivated without heavier grades however rich. Florida only one variety i is foundin
ready in Florida. artificial. protection. Upon many points we need the ver- any quantity, and only the plantsof
But more than this is true. It is HEAT. dict of extended experience but upon that variety are within the 'planters'
here to stay. Another truth akin to There is: a positive as well as a negative two points 1 11 ing all intelligent planters reach. Another phase of this: subject
this is that Florida is the only Statein factor in this climatic problem, arc agreed. relates to the kind of offsets to be
the American Union where it can and that is heat. A region may be 1st, thH soil must be dry and high planted, as there are more than one.
be grown as a field crop. Southern sufficiently free from trust and yet to enoiigCto he dry either he natural or Of these,suckers are the most valuably
California has about the same immun- cold to grow pine-apples. Sau Francisco artificial drainage. because they fruit soonest of any. I
ity from frost as that part of Florida California, is seldom visited by 2ud. The s IiI must be fine both in think their extra value is in their ize.
between the 29th and 30th parallels, i frosts, yet its yearly mean temperature regard to its material constituents and They are largest at a given age, and
and the warmer parts of Texas much is about the same Washington, its mechanical condition. therefore the most valuable.
the same as Southern Georgia. ]D. C., and Cincinnati, Ohio, while its This view of the case gives Florid Th largest suckers, the largest slips
Frost is the great enemy of all tender summer temperature is lower than nt a large area capable of the succcess- the largest crowns are each the
vegetation wherever its icy foot- any other signal service station in the ful production of pineapples and prospective 1 best of their kind. To this there is
steps fall, and the frost king makes 1 United States. It is too cold tor the value to thousands of acres of one exception. A sucker may be so
frequent and destructive raids into regions successful cultivation! of Indian land heretofore regarded as worthless old as to fruit prematurely. By thisI
.0. where by many he is supposednever Having found suitable soil under ] mean produce fruit before it gets sufficiently
to enter. corn.The best pine-apple districts of the favorable climatic conditions, we next i established in its new localityto
This ignorance of climatic condi- world have an annual mean temperature PREPARE THE GROUND. give a fruit of marketable size.
tions is quite general, and sometimesis of seventy-five seventy-eight, In general terms this can be told infer 3d. How to plant relates to both
found where it might to cause a while that of Indian River Inlet is words. Prepare it as for wheat, depth and distance. The first is easily
blush of shame. A United St.tes answered. Just deep enough to keep
seventy-four, Metritt's Island seventoue )"- oats, cabbage or tomatoes, but the de-
official, writing coffee culture them in place until they become rooted.
upon Tampa seventYOIltHt.. Augustine tails are more complex, and must he
from Bogota, S. A., after spying "it is seventy.From omitted here. The ground should be Slips two or three inches,suckers threeor
generally admitted that frost will killit these facts I conclude that broken up several months before it is four inches, according to size. As
," further along says, "I conclude most of the State of Florida his a suf cleared off, when much of the grass to the second there is a diversity of
then that coffee can be successfullyraised f ficient degree of heat to produce good and finer trash! will be already de- both opinion and practice.On .
over a large part of California j pine-apples in the open ground. The : cayed. the Florida Keys and the Bahamas .
where irrigation is practicable"-Agricultural they plant' close, from fifteento
) Bermudas with an annual mean of Many people wonder why our scrub very
Report, 1879, page 32. \three d'' {recs: b low that of St. Augus- lands are so much more productive a twenty thousand to the acre, pro-
The Commissioner of Agriculture \tine few months broken vided they can find that number of
((67 ) grow some .pine-apples, and after being up
seems to have acted upon tin in good coffee has also been produced+ there. than at first. I holes in the rocks large enough to receive -
faith, as in his Report for 1880, page When broken up they contain very a plant. Along) Indian River
17, he says, "A large distribution of SUITABLE SOIL little plant food( f%>r the reason that two feet by two feet is a common dis-
coffee plants has been made in Florida id another natural condition just as thousands of hungry roots have appropriated tance, but some plant one and a half
and California." These men ought to necessary to succes as exemption from every particle of plant food as by two feet. Most of mine are plantedtwo
have known that coffee, like the pineapple frost, and these two are the boundary soon as it became available. by three feet, and some three by
is a tropical plant and that the lines of the pine-apple area of Florid Breaking up, the ground arrests this three, and my judgment inclines to the
northern limit of successful coffee culture The cultivation of this fruit on the appropriating) process, while the dead I. gnater distance.
on the Pacific Coast is reached in Florida Keys is by the rude methodsof roots add much to the stock of mate 1st. Because plants, like animals
the State of Sinola, in Mexico, many the 'V'st Indies. As the industry rial ready to he converted into plant must have suitable food as a necessary
miles south of the California line has advanced northward and fallen food. condition of thrift, and it i is a grave
There is no such thing as the "frost into the hands line," or the line of "hurtful frosts improved methods have been attempted PLANTING exception to the rulCI<)S plantingwill
all frosts are hurtful, but the degreeof as experience has pointed out comes next in order. 1st. When it is give too many mouths for the
hurt depends upon the severity of the way. As to soil, opinions have dtsirable that a plant should make supply of food, and many plants half
the frost.It been very diverse. roots soon after it is set and its: future fed will not give as good results as
is probable that no part of our One writer says: "new rich land un- largely depends upon the quantity of half the number well fed. If you care
national domain is absolutely exempt I derlaid with clay." Another says! of root Both the time of rooting "more for numbers than size, plant
from frost, but for all practicable pur- I "the soil should be very rich, and if and the quantity of roots depend very close. In that way you will get
poses that part of Florida lying Southof possible it ought to be clay." much upon the weather they have soon crowns, cores and rind in abundance,
a line from Cape Romano to In this comparatively} new industry, after being set. This points to the but a very small amount of edible
Jupiter Inlet may be regarded as the wisest of us are but learners with growing season as the best time for fruit.It i .
strictly tropical.At most of it yet to learn. It is at least planting. Early in the season is best should be remembered that the
periods more or less remote from safe to say that these writers are not since it is desirable that they make as only fancy there is in the pine-apple
each other a polar wave of such extreme the embodiment of all pine-apple lore. large a growth as possible the first market of to-day is size and fine ap
severity sweeps over the country It is strange that there is among season. pearance. But only stocky, compact,
that its icy breath reaches the southern "fruit men" such a mania for "ham- When suitable plants can be ob- vigorous plants: will produce large
limits of our State, but woe to therest mock land" when so much of it is unsuitable tained there is no better time to plant fruit, and such plants cannot be grown
mankind when the real South for most kinds of fruit. At than February and March\ but, be- without room sufficient for their piop r
Florida gets a frost. How remote I first low, rich land was the fashion cause of the convenience of getting development.No .
these periods have been or may be no I here. Rich shell land has also had its plants, more planting is done in this feature of pine apple culture is
one can tell. One interval only has I advocates. A very intelligent English region in September and October thanat so constantly and persistently insisted
fallen within the memory of man and l writer says, "the fact that sand is any other season. upon by the English planters as the
that was fifty-one years. its native choice would of itself, 2d. What to plant. As a market production of strong, stocky plants as
But absolute exemption from frost t serve to teach the cultivator that as variety the "Spanish" "common opposed to slim spindling ones.
is not necessary to successful pine- I heavy clay soil is not likely to be the red" "holds the fort," because of its Theirs is the verdict of long experience -
apple culture. South of 28 on the : most suitable for the healthy growth superior shipping qualities. Some of under circumstances that constantly
Atlantic coast and 27 on the Gulf,! of the pine apples." My\ plantation is the other sorts sell for a higher price, urge close planting, and two
coast I believe a pine-apple crop is in no 1 on high pine land underlaid with a. partly upon their merits as to quality, feet apart each way is their usual dis-
more danger from frost than the corn i 'yellow sand, and the first planting but chiefly because of their rarity and tance, and less than that is what they
crop of Ohio or the wheat crop of without fertilizing furnished samplessent their superior size. It is said that call "over crowding,""closeplanting,
West Virginia and East Tennessee. : by the Indian River Horticul- "fancy fruit brings fancy prices," but "too thick," etc.
North. of. this line there are favora- tural Society to the editors of the the only "fancy" there is in the pine- They are there grown in pots unqerTHE



glass, and it IK quite certain that the and its necessity and utility variously food than itself. or half a pint to the plant would. in-
same plants Brown in the open estimated. Of uncomposted fertilizers cotton stead of "plenty of water" only be
ground with suitable conditions wouldbe It is done by means of a stream of seed meal, or rather the meal of cottonseed t playing irrigation."
much larger and require more : water projected 1 into the top or bud of cake has been most used, with JAS. H. WHITE.
room. intelligent English cultiva- the plant. I think it will greatly quite uniformly good rtsults.IRRIGATION Island Home, Feb.11., .1887.
tors whose fruiting area costs not less minimize the matter if we notice two >
than at the rate of ten thousand dollars or three facts: is the last point I will notice.It The Melon Shrub, or Melon Pear.

per acre, give each plant four i 1 1st. The growth of the plant from is an error of the ignorant to fan- The plant introduced into Florida
square feet of space. I think the I within is constantly lifting up and cy that the little they know of a sub- under the above name, a few years
height of absurdity is reached whenan out any foreign( substances that may ject is all there is of it. since, with great flourish of trumpets,
Indian river planter whose land have lodged in the bud. Measured by this standard the irriga-
has cost him but 31.25 per acre given 2d. A sudden heavy dish of rain tion of the pine apple would be a small heralding, as was claimed, a new acquisition -
his fruiting plants but two and a half washes them out. affair. The testimony of writers upon to our list of semitropicalfruits
square feet. It is well known, that 3d. Sand to the pine-apple plant is this subject is very conflicting. In the has, we believe, been discardedby
close plan] ting of cabbages gives slim about what a mud-hole is to a pig. Florida Agriculturist of years ago a those who have given it a careful

spindling plants and small worthless They seem to delight in it. former resident of Jamaica writes : trial as being too tender to stand our "
heads ; corn planted too close gives But some think differently. One "Pines grow in all parts of the island,
in the
winters south
similar results, and so do other crops. writer says: "The plants will not but, curious to tell, they thrive best on except extreme ,
But we are told that the' pineappleis thrive if any impurities are permitted the south side, the hottest and dryest and also too sensitive to endure the
different." to remain in the bud or leaf part ot the island' The Rockledge midsummer sun in any part of the
True, in one particular, it seems to joints. In sandy soil the plants need correspondent of the Florida New State. Furthermore, the fruit is of
be independent of the ordinary laws washing out after every heavy rain or Yorker said "the
some years ago, little or no value. This we believe to
of vegetable life, in that it can live wind.Now." thirstier the soil, and the hotter and
for weeks and months out of the I should just as soon think of dryer the season, the better they do." be the general verdict. We would
ground, exposed to the heat of the washing a lot of pigs every time they The same writer more recently in like to hear from Mr. Reasoner, of
tropical sun. But to assume that it wallowed in a mud-hole as to wash the FLORIDA DISPATCH says, "they Manatee, on this point.A .
is equally independent of these laws out my pine-apple plants "after every need water and plenty of it, at all Philadelphia correspondent of
in every particular is a great mistake, heavy rain or wind," but give both stages of growth to do them best." he Gardener's Monthly, writing that
and the source of much of the cur- the pigs and the plants plenty of food These quotations) mark quite a changein
rent folly and nonsense that one I bears and they will thrive without washing. the writers opinion, and the drift of excellent magazine on this subject,

upon this subject. FERTILIZINGis popular thought is in the same direc- says:
CULTIVATIONis an additional supply of plant food "I am somewhat surprised at your
a matter in regard to which there beyond the native ingredients of the tion.My own opinion has changed but remarks on the 'Melon Pear,' alias
has been a great change of opinion soil; and this addition should not be little as exprtssed in the FLORIDA 'Pepino' and 'Solanum Guatemalense,'
made at random. One should know and which call Solanum Melon
in a few years. An early writer in DISPATCH some years ago: "We know you
the Florida Agriculturist says : I' the wants of the plants and the valueof that they can grow and bear nice gena, or common egg plant. I think'
Weeds growing. among the plants' the constituents of the compoundused. fruit with very little water, but we you are wrong-at least I hope so,
should not be hoed but pulled up, dis- don't know how much water they can the 'wish being father to the thought'for
turbing the surface soil us little as pos Most mils contain all thp. elementsof use to advantage." -- the following reason: In the
sible." plant growth sufficient! quantities Most plants need quantities of October or November number of
A Kocklcdge correspondent of the except nitrogen, phosphoric acid and moisture to supply t the waste of evaporation your magazine I saw the ad-
FLORIDA DISPATCH, September 24, potash. About fnur-fifihd. of the at- through their haves, and this vertisement of Gustav Eisen, of
1883, says : "We believe in thorough mosphere is! pure nitrogen, but plants supply must be kept up or they Fresno, Cal., describing this plant. I
cultivation ; stir the ground pretty get no supply directly from this wither and die. But the pine-apple wrote immediately for a catalogue,
thoroughly every six weeks or two source, because their leaves cannot plant can maintain a health condition which, of course, he sent me. Fond
months." At an earlier date: the same appropriate it from the atmosphere.It t for' H long time with very little moisture of novelties in the botanical kingdom,
writer in the Florida New Yorker can be taken up only by their in the soil. But in another direc- and interested in the plant from his
wrote aR follows : "In a word they roots from the sail, and then chiefly tion its need of moisture is probablyas description, I wrote to him for a lot of
require no care. After the ground is in combination with hydrogen, forming great as other plants. Like other ; them. He sent me by mail 21, which
thoroughly prepared a heavy' mulch a c'.mpound called ammonia; and plants their roots can receive no nour- arrived here on the 2d of December,
ing of moss is spread. over it two because of thi, ammonia is generally ishment from the soil only in liquid in excellent order., These I placed in
inches thick. With u round stick spoken of as one of the valuable ingredients form. It therefore follows that the the hands of Mr. Henry Fox, North
make a hole through this mulchingand of a fertilizer instead of greater the amount of fertility in the Broad Street florist, who potted them,
net your plants in just low enoughto nitrogen. soil, the greater must be the amcun! and where they are now subject to
reach the dirt. The mulching will During these years we have learned of water to prepare it for the use of your inspection. My purpose is to
kee,, down all grass and weeds, consequently something of the wants of the plant.It the plant. Highly fertilized areas plant them on my place at Point
they are left to take care of is a great lover of ammonia, demanding need much more waier than those only Pleasant, N. J., when spring opens. I
themselves..' less phosphoric acid and moderately fertilized. append Dr. Eisen's description, cut
I was the first advocate of cultivation least potash. Plenty of ammonia, The "plenty of water" of the writer from his catalogue."
on Indian river, having practicedit with abundance of rain and a high above quoted is indicated by the fol- "Pepino or Melon Pear-Solanum
from the first; have constantly ad- temperature, develops a remarkably lowing in the same article. "If the Guatemalense.This is one of the
vigorous growth. is hot and would advise finest fruit of introduction. In
vocated it for ten years, and now have summer dry we recent
the satisfaction of seeing my judgment Nitrogen is abundant in the atmos- frequent watering, pouring a half places with no frost it becomes a small
vindicated by the practice of all the phere, but there it does not feed the pint of water in the bud of the plant." shrub bearing abundantly all the year
best planters along the river. plant. We want something to collect If plants are set two feet by two feet around. In other places it assumes the
Neither mulching nor close plant it from the atmosphere and hold it for this would be a little more than 0.02 characteristics of a soft wooded plant,
ing as a eubptilute"lor cultivation will the future use of the plant. The class of an inch to the area of each plant. like the red pepper. It ripens its
be practiced by the future pineapple of substances called absorbents will do This amount would be of no value as fruit in 3 to 4 months after planting. \
grower. Mulching has already been this ;jbut, sand is not an absorbent, a solvent for the plant fool I in the soil. Thr fruit is about the size of a hen or
discarded,and close planting is doomedto hence soils mostly composed of sand I Our average rainfall for( June and duck egg, and is yellow with small
a like destiny. are not in good condition to make the July is about seven inches to the violet stripes. It has no seed or tough
MULCHINGis most of the ammonia in the atmos- month which is equal to about 350( skin,and resembles in some respectsan
phere. Muck is an absorbent besides such It it resembles
advocated by BOHIH because "it waterings per month or eleven egg plant. taste )
keeps the sand out of the plants while containing plant food ; but if it contained times a day for( half (If the month, anti a melon, but has an abundance of a
no plant food it woul be twelves times which in hot weather is
small it a use- a day for the other half. fine acid very
the 1
are keeps groundcool
they ;
ful application to light, sandy soils. To me it is quite clear that irrigationto agreeable. It is eaten fresh. It stands
and decaying
prevents -
furnishes plant food: thus 1st. It increases the capacity of the be of any value, must be somethingmore shipment to the East. It will growin
soil to both absorb and retain the am- than the half pint kind. A a cool climate, but if exposed to too
fertilizer. But I ob
serving as a
for hinders cultivation monia of the atmosphere.2d. single application f-houlo: be at least much heat the fruit will be inferior.
It makes it more retentive of fair fruit has the last
the equal to a shower or not less than This during year
brings roots to surface, invites
moisture.3d. one half to an inch of rain. This matured in many places in Californiaand
frost and prevents'light showers from
the It is an addition to the stock of would require one to two gallons per several large plantations have
wetting ground.
plant food in the soil. plant or 250 to 500 barrels per acre. been started, with a view to supply the
WASHING OUT i Its most profitable use is to compost But an application equal only to a market. Plants by mail 35 cta. each,
.e plants bas been much. t talked of F. i it with other substances! richer in plant, sprinkle of 0.02 of an. inch to the area in quantities price on application."



also wrote Martin; Benson, of a melon as its name would imply. The quick and rampant growth, draw

Swanwick, ID.,asking for a catalogue; additional information, now furnished, April heavily on the soil, and must be liberally -
which he sent shows that this surmise is correct, so
far as itsbeing a Solanum either a ; ::: : ::::: :: :: : : :: fed. "High culture" is absolutely
many novelties in this catalogue, he melon or a pear. It way not be a Work for the Month. necessary for the production of large

describes the 'Melon Pair,' and from form of S. Melongena,-but it may We have had another backward forage crops. Plow deep, pulverize

him I bought a dozen large plants, for all, for there are few species of spring and garden work generally ac- finely, manure heavily, and cultivate
which he retains till I Solanum that like this does.
write for them vary
before this ] and often and ,
complished time, still remains cleanly heavy crops
next spring. I attach his descriptioncut "we were boys, a very pretty
form, white and striped, with fruit undone. After our crops are will be your reward.
t from his
catalogue: about the size of a hens egg, was very all pitched and fairly under way, Upland Rice may still be planted ;

'The Melon Surub, as it grows in common in greenhouses. The com something may be done by constant, but if other matters are pressing, we
the Central American highlands is mon name, plant is derived
"egg clean and thorough culture, extra fer- advise until June
waiting previous to
the defines it from this
as name a shrub. It old ornamental variety.
reaches at its best two or three feet After all, when we remember that tilizing, etc., to push things forward ; which we shall offer further sugges-

either,way, but is generally smaller, "Melongena" is a name probably and most of our reader*. fully]) recog- tions .)n this too-much neglected crop.

and.recalls in many respects the Chili meaning "bearing apples," or possibly nize the urgency of the present situa- Watermelons not well advanced

pepper'vine' the tomato or the night- "melons," the common people have tion and will, doubtless, use all thrift should be planted at once. The bestfertilizers
shade. The flowers resemble those of perhaps as much right as the botaniststo and
of the Chili call it melon dilligence. are cotton see,1) meal, guanoor
pepper, are very numer- plant or pear plant,
ous and of a beautiful violet color, deceptive as the names strike one Where Cotton and Corn have sufficiently poultry house manure, mixed well

most charminir when used in floral first." advanced, they should be with the surface earth,in the hill ; and

decorations. When planted, the In another column of the same worked out and brought to a clean among the very best varieties are the

plants should be set in lows four feet issue, we find the following from a stnnd. Sugar Cane and Caasavi will, Georgia Rattlesnake, Peerless, Kolh'sGem
apart and two feet apart in the rows. '
About six weeks after being set out, Pittsburg, (Pa.,) correspondent. also, need a careful working with and Ironclad. Muskmelons and

the fruit will begin to set, and in three "The Melon pear came to us a year sweep and hoe. Seed of th se ] ]lams Canteloupe*are also now in order ; and

months after planting the fruit will ago in such a way that we were induced is very scarce and much sought after with the exception of closer planting,

lipen and continue to ripen until frost. to catalogue it, and we gave this spring and our planters should require the same management as the
The fruit is of the size of a hen or goose you briefly our experience. It looked make and and
every eye joint count, watermelon.
egg, or even larger, and of the same tender, however, so we potted part of
shape. The color is lemon or pale the stock, and on the plants thus cultivate with unusual care. okra may he planted as soon as the

orange, with streaks or waves of bright treated quite a number of the "pears"were Irish Potatoes (if any have withstoodthe ground is warm ; and when very

violet, the whole making a fruit unrivaled produced and although some of cold) may be dug and shipped this abundant, the tender pods may ben

in beauty. The interior of the hem; ripened perfectly (under glassin month and the land planted either i thinly sliced, dried and saved for win-
fruit is solid pulp, free of seeds, of a the autumn,) no person could be
for later
a or cowpeas ter and
crop soup
pale yellow color and of flavor resembling found: who would eat them-a mere
that of a fine musk melon, taste being sufficient for each. To the forage, sweet potatoes, beans, Tomato plants may be set out, and

having also a rich sub-acid taste. It writer the flavor was unpleasant and pumpkins, squashes, etc. those already in vigorous growths

is so wholesome and delicious that nauseating. The first crop of Sweet Potato drawmay pinched back to give a strong stock
when the fruit is ->-.-.-
eaten hot it
on a day be planted this month, and be and promote early fruiting.
allays the thirst for several hours.
The is sure to put in a little "more than Rye and Oat should be cut and
plant } an enormous yielderIhave The total receipts of bananas at
seen plants of small size bear this port during the year 1886 were enough." The sweet potato is one of cured the latter part of the month, and

thirty large fruits. The Melon Shrubcan 1,971,753 bunches as against 2,125,388 Florida's cheapest luxuries-a great Sweet potatoes or other crops plantedon

stand light frost, but a heavy frost bunches in 1885. They are now arriving boon to man and beast. The ridges the same ground.

will cut it to the ground; the*dead quite freely, and prices are should not he thrown up too high, nor Snap and Pole Beans may be planted -
branches should then be cut off, and about the same as in late ears.
the the ground plowed too deep-a tather for a succession, and those already
plants covered with straw and There has been during the past
earth. year a decrease in the importation of flat bed or ridge, manured with cot growing carefully worked. Plant the

"The Melon\ Pear is not a tropical red Baracoa bananas of 108,000 ton-seed meal and ashes ; an old cow- Lima Bean in a circle, highly ma-

fruit; it delights in a cool atmosphere, bunches; a decrease in yellow Jamaicas pen broken up and "listed" into low, nured, as heretofore suggested.

, and will without doubt do as well of 105,273 bunches. Doubtless mellow ridges ; stable or lot manure- Cabbage and "Collards" may be
here in the North as tomatoes, and shipments of bananas from Jamaica
fertilizer rich in transplanted and Egg Plants and Pep-
any compost or pot ,
will will continue decline
prove a most valuable and profitable to as they ar
fruit. It may not be able to stand inferior to the fruit from other points eash, answers well for this important I; pers set out.Strawberry.

our winters, but that is not essential and fruit dealers pronounce the island and valuable crop ; and the simplestand beds will need attention.

tomatoes,are always killed, but are about "played out" as far as this best mode of propagation is by Mulch a strip of land along the rowe

not less grown on that account. The product is concerned. Receipts from the "cut vine," as soon as these can b with chopped or cut straw or leaves,
Melon pear can be wintered as easyas Port Limon also fell off 32,000
obtained. the middles shall
bunches. working w, to keep
by the
potatoes, taking roots up
and keeping them in a cellar. Shouldbe There was last year an increase i in Forage Crops, of all kinds, shouldreceive down the grass and weeds. Cut off all!

planted here by the middle of receipts from Aspinwall of 75,000 special attention this year. runners on your bearing plants as fast

April, and cultivated like tomatoes. bunches, while the new district of "Times are hard is as they appear, and when your plants
They will begin,to ripen by the mid Boca Del Toro added 45,000 bunches ; money scarce ;
have ceased
and a portion at least of the thousands bearing sow one straight
die ,of July or first of August. Make\ and Porto Cortez 30,000 to swell the
a grand pot'plant." total.New York Market Journal. paid for Northern hay should be keptat row of cow peas on each of the middles -

"Now you may be right in your con .. home. Any man who owns land ,if the plants are in three or four

jecture that the Melon pear is iden New Fruit for Florida. can have some profitable forage crop foot rows. The cow peas will keep

tical with the Melongena or egg plant, (From Alden( ibs.) growing every day in the year, and down the later growth of weeds I and
but I cannot conceive that two men- FLORIDA DISPATCH: and full grass, and shade the plants from the
big fodder-stacks should
"Genipap, a much esteemed fruit of be
nurserymen-like Eisen and Benson, blighting and burning effects of the
the West Indies, and warmer South found in all barn-yards and horse-lots
living far long summer's sun.
so apart, having, apparently,,,
no interests in common, should both America, Genipa Americana, natural* the coming fall. Of forage plantsthat In our beneficent climate it is not
endorse and recommend the order Cinchonerceae, a two celledberry be too late for but
,, same can successfully grown, thereis yet any spring crop,
worthless plant, and a humbug at the the size containing of many seeds; about no end. We have common corn, i in times flies rapidly, and all our diligence
an whitish
orange, and
same time. green energy'are ne ded.e .
color, dark purple juice of an agreeable the drill ; all the different varieties of .

Commenting on the foregoing the vinous taste." sorghum, including Amber can The Citizen saj-s, Lake City

editor of the Gardener's Monthly T. M. THORPE. Millo maize, etc., all the varieties of> are now quoted separately from peas the
says : Arrangements millet, such as "Pearl" or "Cat-tail," rest of the Florida product, and the
are being made to
"It was a correspondent, not the drain Ware's Creek swamp, Braiden- Hungarian grass,German,etc.,Dourha New York prices current show them

editor, who identified this as a speciesof town, and reclaim 1,000 acres of valuable corn ; the new Kaffir com ; cow pea, to be esteemed there at about a dollar
per crate above others. This is the
and not either a pear or land. etc. but
remember all these crops of best.test of superiority.


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were genuine oblong-and only one life. Of these, ammonia, it is claimed, the judges opposite the Riverside
The Orange C lfove.. seed. So long as bees go from flowerto is injurious to the orange tree. The Navel indicating a doubt as to its
flower, and our trees are near, we St'cret of it is, perhaps, that from the
being true to name owing to the
-- -- .- still find oranges that should be seed. air, moisture, etc., enough ammonia is pres-
VARIETIES OF,THE ORANGE. less with seeds on the same tree, and obtained to supplyits wants We ence of peed, he says : "The questionof
the Riverside Navel
sometimes the contrary. should, therefore( ) endeavor to supply comes just
;Maltese Oval and the where I it
The Bloods did-for
supposed: two or
The Maltese Oval was brought into phosphoric acid and potash. Pure,
< DuBoi. three years I saw no seeds in the Riverside -
Florida by the late lIaj.Vhitner, of raw ground bone contain3 a large percentage
: Fort Reed. He told me he got the of phosphoric acid, some am- are plenty compar-
You ask which I "esteem the highest tree from Buist, of Philadelphia. To monia, lime, etc. It is, perhaps, the ison this year, and so of the Washing
the St. Michael's or Maltese my certain knowledge it has been bear- best and safest fertilizer we can use. ton. And yet I found a seed in the
first Navels from Los
sent me Angeles,
Blood',?" ing ten years. I never saw a blood Its effects are surer and more lasting-
If I let my eyes do the work of stock in one. I have looked the last giving steady, perfect growththanany Cal."My
my palate, I would say the Maltese week. I have this year yet to ship other ingredient. On old fields, Jaffa at. first had no seed, nowI
Blood. If I shut my eyes and more than a hundred boxes. Dr. Foster or partly worn out soils, it is particularly seldom see one without a seed or
only tasted, I should say the St. Mi- shipped large quantities of the fruit. noticeable. An addition of one two. The pollen from the surround-
chael's. The average buyer lets He entered one of oranges at the ex pound of high grade sulphate of pot- ing trees is responsible for this to a

"beauty" which :"is only skin deep," hibition. B. F. Whither entered one ; ash to four pounds of ground bone will very great extent.
always warp his j judgment-and judges he has made large shipments this year ; greatly help, particularly with bearingtrees. "The Navel has the most pollen of
will invariably grade a handsome orange has had it fruiting for eight years. 1 It gives regular growth, as wellas any orange I ever saw, and is the most
'on all points higher than a rough am sure none of these men ever saw rendering the fruit bright, and supplies apt to"fructify other oranges of any I

one-and though the Orlando Exhibition any blood flecks in a Maltese Oval. such saccharine matter as the tree grow. ...
Edmund Hart the from to its fruit. We have -
was not an exception-I do got orange me requires perfect
not find .fault because they did. It is six years ago. If he. had found bloodin not overlooked the matter of "home Possibilities of the Future.An .

natural. If the appearance is espe- it he would have let me hear from made" fertilizers, but many propertiesare aphorism sound to the core is,
cially fine, then is the '''tendency to him, for "blood will tell." Mr. Hartis so stunted as to render it impossible "What has been done can be done
keep up the standard of excellence an exact man. I believe in puttingin or inconvenient to make and sup- again." In the struggle of life we are

throughout. I should be as likely to my best varieties, two or three of a ply the needed fertilization.To apt to ignore the strength within us,
do it as any one. The Maltese kind, on the same forked tree for positive these we must supply commer forgetting that many times it requires
Blood has many specimens of the tests, for plant foods do so change, cial fertilizers. These are easy of application events out of the common to enable us
most symentrical orange I ever saw- both in appearance and flavor. I have and contain the principal, if to realize our inherent power. In hor-
perfect in all its lines-with that par. half a dozen varieties on some tree- not all the necessary, elements of com- ticultural pursuits this apprehensiveness -
ticular flush on one end. That is its My individual taste I can indulge, but plete plant food. Cotton seed meal is is sadly noticeable. The cry of overproduction -
own and adds so much to its appear as a business I must grow what will being largely used, but we fear for the has gone up, and in conse-
ance. The St. Michael's is a fuller gratify the tastes of my customers first future of the grove on which it is ap- quence many fruit growers are fearfulfor
bearer. A more vigorous, tree. Notso of all. If 1 find an orange that is plied. It is too stimulating, and lack ,' the future. Prices rate low for a
upright, fruit a little more acid and handsome, and at the same time really ing in phosphoric acid and potash. To season, and the fruit grower is despon
sprightly, deeper colored inside and good, and, by experience for a few obtain the best results no cheap, but dent. Crops are noor, and he sees ruin
one of the best of shippers, and years, that it carries well under favor the best high grade fertilizer shouldbe before him. Where can the remedy lie
probably comes nearer up to the able circumstances, I should make an used.-Correspondent Tampa Cow but in the judicious manipulation of
Boston man's definition. of a Blood or effort to Ret it on the market under its rier. that reserve strength of mind and body
anne at the late South' Florida' Expo own brand or name. If I found some ----e---- which has never yet been brought into
sition. "If it is a Blood orange it is one else had already put one on the The Navel's Shy BearingDeficiency play? If overproduction is called the
red inside. If it isn't red inside it market that had a good reputation, I of Pollen Theory. bugbear, overcome it by better .,fruit
isn't a Blood." Seeing, with him, was ; should use all diligence to get it, and The deficiency of pollen theory ad- and less of it. If low prices are the

all in' all-and ajn orange is an orange. equal efforts to keep up its reputation. vanced the of the Navel's apparently insurmountable obstacle,
as cause
To-day'I cut, some oranges for Capl. 'ihe question with me is not so much sweep it aside by packing the fruit more
B. 'F. Whitner, which show more how these varieties score here, as how i shy bearing has been pretty thoroughly attractively so to the end. The
color than any other of my Bloods, much they score at the other end with exploded. The fact that Navel or- future is bright for the horticulturist if

and he noticed the difference in growth my agent, and finally with my bank anges are so often found on trees. of he will think so, and bring to his aid
: He unhesi- account.A those qualities of mind which he
from any other of them. other varieties when grown in proximity pos-
tatingly pronounced it the "Best few words again about the Du Navel show sesses, latent though they are at pres
.Blood" in, taste ,and color. It was Roi. It has been brought here twice to trees conclusivelythat ent. Set the standard of excellence
General Sanford and the ribs the Navel pollen is so abundantas and reach it by work
from a seed planted in 1882, of a by are higher you can
Maltese Blood, and when as high as a very marked, and yet I have seen or- to be widely distributed and easily and effort well directed-American

common lead pencil, buds were taken anges that I know are only the second fertilizes the blossoms of other orange Garden. ..
and put in a tree five years old. It budding from the original tree totally trees with which it comes in contact.
know unlike in color, and from : Preserving Oranges.
promises well. I shall more appearance
about it when it has fruited three 'the original Du Roi. Yet if you cut As cross fertilization usually effects The Hogson process, so called from
.years.. There was fully a box on the one you would find the inside nearer the seed rather than the appearance of its inventor, has now had all the'trial

tree this year. I have Maltese Bloods alike. There were such entered by the fruit, these exceptional instances required, and as evidence of faith in

growing _on one side of a tree, Jaffason my neighbor at Orlando, Captain indicate a more general distributionof its success, there are now 170,000 boxes
There is doubt but the stored in New York City that
Whitner. ,
the other. Mater Ovals on anothertree no Navel pollen than would at first away "
on one side, and Jaffas on the buds were taken from a JUu Koi tree are "Dreoared.'. representing over
here sixteen These I seem apparent.On $300,000 in .:these ,
other-to with each other brought years ago. money oranges
under exactly compare the same,conditions of oranges had no ribs. They were almost the other hand, the proximity of ,I were gathered from all,portions of our
.. culture and plant food-again; and lemon color, and I saw more other varieties in no way effects the State, and by another- season there

again. I see outside appearance ,than one nurseryman who questionedthe prolificness of the Navel. If the deficiency will be several storage points in the
from the correctness of the label. North and some in Florida, and ample
changed, specially shape,
pollen theory were true,
pollen of the one reaching the other- Captain Whitner is a careful man, storage for perhaps millions ofboxes.
trained father and if planting other kinds near by or graft- .-Ex.
but there is far less ,change inside. by a painstaking ,
The Jaffa decidedly maintains its he would put forth the effort could ing them on the same tree would rem- t .--

strong character ,under these condi- place on exhibition a variety of fruits edy the difficulty.The "Any system of pruning,"'says the

tions, as does the Navel, and,you may which would do great credit every way question has been raised, Is Monticello Grape Grower, "is good
be sure the Navel leaves its trade to Orange county. there any other defect in the Navel which will preserve a good equilibrium
all within dis LYMAN PHELPS. between the roots and branches 'of a
mark, on trees long blossom which prevents perfect fructi
will let the vine have '
the vine a good
it seedlingsmore
tances of -even on fication ?
than on the Foreign varieties. Fertilizing Orange Trees. crop of fine fruit, and at the same time

Yesterday Gen. Whitner was in the Although the majority of our finest Seeds in Seedless Oranges.Rev. good" wood for the next yea '8 .fruit

grove for some hours, making com- groves, owing to good soil, have never Lyman Phelps writes us that ing. .
parisons. I.pointed out, on an Early had an ounce of fertilizer, much mightbe the Washington Navels he entered at
Oblong ,tree, one of the most flat or- gained by fertilizing understand- the South Florida Exhibition came i. Inasmuch as silage partakes of the
anges.m. shape.I ever saw. Fifty feet ingly, even upon the best of soil. Am- character of the crop from which it is
away stood. ;a,Navel];tree.Ve cut the monia, phosphoric acid and potash are originally from California. Referringto prepared, the latter must be>good in
orange and inside the shade and cells I the principal things needed for plant the interrogation point placed by order to insure a good result.





so as to make the impression on the laying aside those which are free from be grown successfully. On the rich

,'i The Fam. list. Take the stick in the right hand worm holfs as they will co'iniiand a clay soils of the upper counties and
and the plant in the left, make a hole higher price. throughout the Piedmont and mountain -
" fill it with water if the ground be not Put a dozen leaves with the stems region there is no difficulty about

'. TOBACCO. GROWING. wet enough, press with the stick together like bundling fodder( ; take that or any of the valuable grasses of
, againt the rootlets of the plant. One one of them pass it around the others more Northern regions, but in the
From Seed to Leaf. good hand can set out an acre a day. near the stem end and tie it. Then lighter soils of the middle and lower

The revival of interest in tobacco CULTIVATION, APRIL 1 TO JULY 1. fill a white pine box with these little aorti.ms:) they will always be uncer-

growing this Statef.occasioned by After danger of frost is over, trans- bundles; pack it down tightly; nail the tain.The
cover on; and it is ready for the cow pea is the great renovatorto
the low price of cotton and dispositionon plant, and as soon as the plants are
dealer. I will give further instructionin which we must look. In its habits
the of farmers found to live, it is best to go over the
part to diversify due time. and its action upon the land it performs -
patch with a weeding hoe, taking out .
their crops, seems to have crystalized ( very nearly the same effects as
; whatever grass there may be. Rye in Putnam County.A .
clover. Both are legurainuus plants,
i in Gadsden ,and Columbia counties, Then take and
a sweep run throughthe Keuka correspondent writes the with vigorous and luxuriant top
,where,large areas nave been planted.One rows ; if you check, you can run
Palatka News, under date of March growth and) deeply penetrating roots,
of the best Authorities on the sub- both ways. I 21,1887 : which draw up from the sub-soil rich

ject .is David L. Geer, of Columbia Tobacco requires the same cultivation My land is high pine, and very poorat mineral elements that would other.
it shouldbe
county.. The following practical instructions done as corn or cotton, only that. Last spring I cleared a piece, wise remain beyond the reach of ordi

) as to the management of to- more lightly. sowed cow peas on it, and broke it nary crops. These mineral elementsare
WORMS, ABOUT MAY 1. with a common nne-horse plow. The thus brought to the surface, and on
bacco which find ic the Lake
we City You must look out for the budworm. peas grew well, and made good foragefor decay of the plant become mixed with

Reporter, are from his pen : It is best to kill the fly that makes the f my horses, mules and cows. The the soil and available to succeedingcrops.

THE SEED BED. worm. Build fires in the evenings on last of October I sowed rye on this With its large leaves, drawingits

In order to finish the first crop be- stumps or scaffolds throughout the ground and plowed it under with a substance mostly from the atmos

fore the rainy season, seed should be field. common turning plow. It came up phere, it robs the land of little, but

planted during the latter part of December TOPPING, ABOUT JUNE ]15. well, and grew well all winter. It is retores much that could never have

or the first of January. When the tobacco i is three or four i now four feet high, and in full head, been obtained by any other process.
Select a spofin new ground,not too feet high the seedpod may appe.ir. and will make me a fine lot of good When planted early in the season

wet ,nor too dry. A bed ten feet When it does appear, pinch it off; feed. By means of a cutting box I the tendency is to run to ]lean' and

square is large enough for one acre, then watch for Fuckers. They must can prepare as good feedS a horse vine, thus producing more vegetablematter
and requires a half ounce of seed. be prevented from growing as the needs. A few bundles well cut, mixed to be returned to the soil. If
Rake perfectly clean. Pile some quality of the tobacco. Leave one with a little bran, and: slightly dampened planted later the growth is less, and it

logs or brush on the bed and burn sucker at the bottom for a sucker crop ; will fill the bill complete. When hastens to seed production. If to be
them. Do'not burn the land much, keep all the others broken off ripe I shall cut it, bind it in neat bun- used for curing into hay, or for turning -
only. enough to destroy. the sourness. Keep the plants clear of worms dles, and stack away in my barn for under as a fertilizer, early plant-

After burning, while the land is yet pick them off and transplate on them. use, as mentioned above. I may thrasha ing therefore is necessary ; simply
warm, put some cotton seed on the part of it in order to get some good for grain crops, a later time is prefer
bed and rake them with the ashes RIPENING FROM JUNE 15 tO JULY 1. chicken feed for my poultry. able.Ex.. .. .
into the ground about three inches When the tobacco is ripe the leaf After this I shall raise plenty of rye. Tobacco.

deep, taking out all sticks and trash. will acquire a yellowish color in spots, The drouth does not seem to injure it,
..for.every; acre you i intend to plantyou and when it is folded over between the and then a few acres will produce all The tobacco planters are going right
will need have an ounce of seed. fingers it will break off. Some stalks the feed needed for a horse, to be used ahead with their new staple and with

Mix' the seed with ashes and sow them will be ripe before others. in connection with the green forage good prospects.The .

over the entire bed. Sweep the CUTTING ABOUT JULY 1. that we can otherwise make. My plants are up and looking well.

ground lightly with a broom to cover When you find the stalk is ripe takea neighbors are delighted over my rye The farmers intend to transplant in a

the seed. Then press the surface witha sharp knife and split the stalk down field, and after this more rye will be few days.
in this Florida.A Here is one valuable suggestion by
made of
roller, or by walking over it. Cover through the middle t'> within four part
with blush to protect the and few days ago I saw in the west- an old tobacco-raiser and endorsed by
: young inches of the ground, and cut it off
tender plants from the rain. close to the bottom of the stalk. ern part of Putnam county two fieldsof Mr. Greer. In many old fields can

If you plant seed in January, you You can do both these things in two fine rye, much better than mine, because be found the Stramonium, commonly
will have nearly three months to pre- quick strokes, holding the stalk in the they happened to be on better known as Jamestown or "jimpson"weed.
One field is owned It is a good plan to put one
pare the land for transplanting.THE left hand, and making one stroke ground. by a gen- "
of these in tenth "check.
tleman who came here from Missouri plants every
downward within few inches of
LAND. to a
a few and is making a suc- The fly producing the tobacco wormis
years ago
the bottom then another stroke
Any landthat, is not "drowned out" across
with soil fond of the bloom, and by droppinga
cess this-poor as some people
bottom and let the stalk Let
will make tobacco. If fertilize go.
good, -
you Last he raised little poison, such as London purpleor
call it. good corn,
it be with material the it lie in the sun till it wilts, probablyhalf year '
let on
and this year he has a field of rye that Paris green, into the flower, the fly
farm' cotton-seed meal. tton-eeed an hour.
or will ba this the
would a credit to State. destroyed. By means
prove any
meal l is the best. Fertilizing increases CURING. Considerable is raised in Putnam work will be greatly lightened,and we

the/yield.of tobacco, but a satisfactorycrop Do not allow it to remain in the county, and I rye find that it generally are informed that one hand can culti-

can be made without fertilizing.The svnshine longer than an hour at the produces well, even on land.I vate ten acres, whereas without this
J land' must be thoroughly cleanedup farthest it would sunburn and be in- hope to see a regular poor boom all plan, he could only tend five. We

all roots and trash taken off. A jured. over the State on raising. A few recommend and urge our farmers to
month before'transplanting, about the You will need long cords in your acres will make a rye.quantity of good remember this. The stramonium

first of March, throw two furrows to- barn stretched across. Lay the stalks feed for horses, and thus save should be transplanted with the to
get.heriwith a turning plow. It is best astride of these by means of split. the community. I know men moneyto who bacco. We were glad to learn of this

to,do,this, so as to allow the rain to The object of this is to allow as free are raying out hundreds of dollars for important aid to the farmers.
pack the ground. Let the rows be circulation of air around the tobaccoas feed, in order that they may cultivate Cotton is our right hand and to-

three or four feet apart, you may possible.Do who could nearly avoid this bacco is our left hand, and North
check them if you desire. A little ; not ruin your tobacco by build- groves if they would only raise Central Florida must use both hands.
cotton seed meal or stable fertilizers ing fires under it. Just let it hang inpeace plenty expense of -Lake City Reporter.

,dropped,into the check will greatly in till the stalks and stems have rye. *.." <
crease the,yield. become perfectly dry. Cow Peas as a Fertilizer.Do A silo can be built of lumber, the

__ TRANSPLANTING. When the rainy season sets in, and our farmers fully appreciate the material put in slowly, each layer two
the tobacco absorbs moisture to suchan three feet allowed
. ,_ Transplant about the first.of April!, great value of cow peas as a renovatorof or deep being to
extent that it will not break, take lands and fertilizer and heat and the whole can be covered so
is as a
or as soon as the danger of frost worn ,
the whole stalks down and pile them the air. The results
improver of lands already in good as to keep out
over. Do not wait for rain to transplant -
but if necessary, set out. the like cord wood in heaps on the floor. condition ? It has often been tested, will be satisfactory.

plantain the evening and water them Cover with any old clothes or bag. I and needs no proof now, but it is of: Ensilage should be fed in connection

covering them with moss or palmetto. ging, The longer it lies in this state such great value as to call for frequentand with meal, shots, bran, eta When

To' set out. the plant take ,a stick the better it becomes, but from four to urgent repetition. It is our great fed alone, sixty pounds per day per
about five inches long and about an six weeks will do. Southern substitute for clover. In a head is enough, or rather at the rate

inch, and a quarter in diameter, the PICKING OFF THE LEAVES, AUGUST 1. large portion of our State, as it is also of six pounds per the hundred pounds,

end must be not sharp but rounding, Pick off the leaves from the stalk, in our adjoining States, clover cannot live weight of the animal.

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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. Teosinte. Information on Silk Culture. money have been invested in experimental -

We have received from the Agri- Information on Silk Culture can be effort in this section which
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. '
cultural Department, Washiugton, D. obtained from the Womens' Silk Cul- would be crystalized into somethinglike

Contents. C., a few small packages of Teosinte ture Association, Philadelphia 1 ; or 1 system by an institution of this '

TROPICAL FRUITs.-The Pine Apple In seed, which we will mail to applicants from their agent for Florida, Mrs. 1 kind, and the future prosperity of the

The Florida.Melon 0 ..whrub... ... .or.. .Melon.._.. .0 Pear.. 00.0. ...0 297 206!) desiring to try this forage plant in Ellen Call Long, Tallahassee. Miss\ State depends in no small degree upon

Bananas; New Fruit for Florida 0 0.. 21)8) Florida. Next week we shall give Lucy M. Fox, manager of Norris' Silk the successful outcome of these same

. ...
APRIL.-Work for the Month. 298
THE ORANGE GROVE.-Varieties of the some account of experiments that have Farm, Spring Gaoden, Fla.,will gladly effort t

Orange,the Bloods-Maltese Oval and been made with this plant in this answer any inquiries on the subjectand 4
Du Ilol; Fertilizing Orange Trees; the
Navel Shy Bearing, Deficiency of Pol- State. furnish such information as she Imported Oranges.We .
len Theory; Seed in Seedless Oranges; 'SI
Possibilities of the Future Preserving has give our readers: elsewhere of
; command.
Oranges. . .... . .. ..... .300 Spring Among the Bees. at The circulars and
THE FARM.-Tobacco Growing from Seedto pamphlets i issued by the California this issue another article on certain
Leaf; Rye in Putnam County; Cow Our Bee Correspondent, Mr. Det-
Peas as a Fertilizer; Tobacco ....... 301 Board of Silk Culture are very full, imported varieties of the orange from
wiler of New Fla. writes
Smyrna, us
EDITORIAL.-The Week; Teosinte;Spring and can doubtless be obtained throughthe the arthoritative pen of the Rev. Ly-
Among the Bees, ; Poor Fruit;Ano her as follows concerning the activities incident
Contributor; Information Wanted; Info Secretary, Mrs. Louise Rienzi 21 man Phelps. With the article camea
'matlon on Silk Culture; Our Experimental to the season the bees of 'I
Station; Imported Oranges. 302 among 1 Montgomery\ avenue, San Francisco. box of the fruit, containing speci-
Current Comments The Honor of Nur- the East Coast apiaries :
serymen . .;. ... 0. . .. ..... 303 1I Interesting and valuable data can also mens of the Maltese Oval, Maltese
MARKET REPORTS. 0 ,...0.0..0 .. .0 0.0 0 303 "The bees in this locality are flyiug I be obtained froUl the Department Blood, Majorca and Joffa. They were
METEOULOOICAL 0" ...... .. ... .. .. 303 freely, securing pollen and small Agricultural -
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT 0... .... .. 303 quantities of honey. Brood rearing is I Washington, D. C. all fine, very fine ; but to our taste

CORRESPONDENCE.-Souvenir*of Tampa progressing finely and shave 14 their: relative excellence is indicatedby
Bay and Manatee River ..0 0". 0 0.... 304 Our Experimental Station.
TUE NURSERY.-Home Grown vs. Out- been flying for the past three weeks. our order of enumeration, the Joffa
.... .. ... When; shall it be located ? Takinginto
Sid Grown Nursery Stock. .0. 305 As yet there are no signs of swarming, being the best. They all contained
FLORICULTURE.-Bulbs in Florida;Flo vt which is the result of the consideration the wide dissimilarity
era that Thrive Here. .. .... .... 305SERICULTURE. possibly abundant juice, but the Majorca and
.-A Florida Silk Farm; cool weather we have experienced of the farming and fruit growing
Milk Culture in Florida Sericulture in the Joffa, especially the latter, had a
; the
California ...........0 0.. 0.. 0" ..0 .. 306 during last fortnight. : interests of Florida, nothing short of
54 delicacy of flavor not possed by the
POULRY.-Ducks for Market; Poultry on three stations would be to
the Farm; Setting Hens; Notes r 807 Poor Fruit. adequate others, and withal a solidity and com-
MISCELLANEOUS.-Book Farming; Bees our needs. The farming district of
and Fleas; Land Monopoly The It is a well known fact that the oranges pactness of structure which made them
Witches Fate; Education Florida I the North and West, the
Products 0......... ... .0.. .;....... 308 on the outside of the tree have great orange meaty (a new quality for an orange ?),
LIVE STOCK.-Preparing for Summer region which occupies the peninsula
; thicker stems and rougher exterior but not pulpy.
Cows not Giving Down Milk The Sci-
ence and Art of Mtlking.. .;. .... .._. 309 than those which the inside. portion of the State down to the Everglades There be reliable test of the
Crab Grass .........., 0.. ...... 0....,0 ... 0 310 grow on and the tropical belt whichis can no
The big freeze in January '86, strippedthe comparative merits of varieties unless
4 marginal to our southern coast from
leaves from the tops of most of the they have been grown under the same
The Week. Indian river
round to the Manatee
orange trees and the foliage was very circumstances and conditions and it is
(Ending Friday, April) have little in common so far as cli-
scanty throughout the coming sum- interesting to know that the fruit above
mate, soil and productions are
The protracted drought and severe mer. The bulk of the fruit is brownat con- referred to all grew upon one tree,

cold weather of March, has caused the extremity of the limbs and it cerned, and an experimental station save the Majorcas, which were from a
located in one of these sections would
general injury to garden crops throughout has been suggested that the enormous tree only fifty feet away. Mr. Phelps
benefit the others only in an indirect
the middle and northern portionsof quantity of poor fruit last season, was says : "Note the higher color of the

the State. In many locations, to- due in some degree at least, to this way.The Joffa, its deeper orange; also, the distinctive -

matoes, cucumbers, beans, and similar lack of protection while growing. $15,000 appropriation of the oil cells in the rinds of all,yet

tender plants have been killed out- -i.Another ..-_. general government will give us one note their similarity showing that they

Contributor.We station, but not three that the State
and in Irish ;
right, some places pota- originally came from countries not

toes have.been destroyed and the bloom take pleasure in adding the will supplement this in a substantial I much separated." We believe Mr.

injured on the strawberry vines. Cab- name of Capt. A. J. Adams, of Manatee \ manner to widen its influence is highly Phelps to have first called attention to

bages have suffered from the drought, Florida, to our long list of able improbable, at least we have no pre- the differing shape and arrangementof

though a fair crop will still be gath- correspondents. Mr. Adams will fur- cedents of this kind to hang our hopes the oil cells of the rind as a means

ered.The) nish occasional letters of special interest upon. The tropical people being leastin of distinguishing the several varieties.He .

to the rural population of the numbers and influence, are not
drought was terminated earlyin believes in the imported sorts, with

this week by copious rains, which lower Gulf Coast region, as well as to likely to get it, so we reluctantly leave which he has had a wide experience ;

were unfortunately followed by more all who are interested in the development them out. he thinks the Majorca, all in all to be
The agricultural college which is to
cold weather. The last day or two has of this wonderful section. Mr. the best orange for the trade, owing to

been warmer and strawberries are be- Adams will also favor us from time to dispense this appropriation is located at its uniform size and color, and its
Lake City. Shall the station on thisac-
ginning to come in rapidly. Cabbagesare time with his experience in poultry shipping qualities ; but the Joffa is his
count be also located there in the
,also going forward. Prices for keeping in Florida. As a poultry favorite ; and one must admit that,
farmer who has "made it pay" he is farming district of North Florida?
vegetables are good and the strawberry considering all the desirable qualitiesof
well known throughout the State.Information Or is the greatest good to the greatest
market has recovered its equilibrium, PSI both tree and fruit,it has few equals.All .
number to be considered ? This region -
the quotations being steady at fifty to Wanted. the specimens excelled in absenceof
doubt needs
no an experimentalstation
seventy-five cents per quart. The or- Our Pinella's (Fla.) correspondent pulp, tenderness and seedlessness ;
and it be
possibly wi.estto :
ange crop will exceed a million boxes, propounds the following, which is too may as we have said before, this is charac-
locate it there. The fact should be
prices are now ruling high and the hard for us : teristic of imported varieties; with the
taken into consideration, however,that
small quantity-of fruit remaining on Please don't neglect to inform your Joffa this is combined with high flavor
this is a comparatively old settled
the trees will bring good returns. readers at once, where the Florida cucumbers and vigorous habit of growth.
the farmer
country, producing staple _
Our gardeners are very much discouraged egg plants, etc., quoted by established .
according to meth
and get little comfort from Palmer and Hashagen, of New York, crops Dr. Waldron, of Kissimmee, says
ods, largely for home consumption, the that out the bud of
a palm-
the fact th it the Georgia and in March\ 21, of the DISPATCH, comes
Virginia surplus having a definite market value. etto and pouring into it about a thim-

gardeners: have also suffered severely from. The Florida Keys up to a late On the other hand the rural industryof ble full of kerosene it will so com-

from cold and drought. date have suffered from the droughtwe so called South Florida is more pletely destroy the life of the root that

41 have had. No irrigation has beenused the it
following season may be readily
"A large quantity of nursery stock ; no hot houses built, and this is largely of an experimental character, and easily pulled up by the hand.

has been shipped from this State to both as to the production of and
another bad year. Where is this truck crops This is a very cheap mode of removing -

California_ this spring. from ? their market value. Vast sums of I palmettos, and is worthy of a trial



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4,1887.] -====== THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.--1-- 303

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Current Comments. the list of expenses. Cotton seed meal Crescent City for the purpose of drain- PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.THE .

Citrus Nomenclature.-Rev. Lyman. applied to the land in H raw state, is ing a valuable muck bay near Dr. L.
L. Newsom's and it
Phelps' very interesting article on considered a good and cheap fertilizer.It available for fertilizing, The FLORIDA DISPATCHIs

the subject adds to the confusion that loses very little of its value as a muck in this bay is said purposes.to be from a 20,28-page HORTICULTURE weekly,,INDUSTRY devoted to and AGRICULTURE IMMIGRATION -

already existed. It seems to prove conclusively fertilizer by being fed to cattle. eight to sixteen feet deep. It is indeeda ol the SOUTHERN In FLORIDA STATES.Subscription and. the COAST BELT

] that soil and cultivation and In fact, I think that if the cattle are valuable deposit, and we wish the Kates.

which' parties engaged in its reclamation Per Annum, $2.00. Six Months,$1.00. Three
possibly the Block upon it is kept up all the time so as to save all Months, 50c.

grown do effect the quality of the fruit their droppings, 1 here might be a pos abundant success. business correspondence Remittancesand should be ad-

It tends to confirm the opinion I have itive gain by running it through the The first beans-two crates-were dressed toCHAS.
W. DACOSTA, Publisher
shipped on the 4th from Micanopy for
heard expressed, viz., that the effects cows, as it would be in a condition to Jacksonville, Florida.To .
this seas:>D. Evinston followed closein
of the causes above mentioned consti act more readily upon the soil and the wake with five crates on the Advertisers.The .

tute all the difference there is between crops. W. C. STEELE. morning, shipped by Mr. Shuttle. DISPATCH JOURNAL Is OF THE TUIS LEADING STATE and AGRICULTURAL ha a-

these various strains of Navel] oranges. Switzerland\ Fla., March 28, 1887. worth. Mr. Shuttleworth has nearlyan large United circulation States in and Florida foreign and throughoutthe countries-

---re.-- acre of white and red Bermuda wherever the interest is turned Southward.
One prominent nurseryman, an expertin It IS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING M.-
The Honor of onions, which are now over two inchesin
Nurserymen.It DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially! for Real Eli-
judging oranges, maintains that, if diameter. He expects a yield of Late, Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks,
of the .called different is a fashion among some to disparage Hotels, and those branches wherein It U desirable
specimens so 300 bushels from his acre, all of whichhe to reach our winter visitors or our

varieties of Navel oranges were mixedin descriptions and statemeuts on raised from the seed. Mr. Whit- ,! rapidly increasing permanent population.

horticultural subjects which emanate tlemore takes the lead cucumbers i
one dish, no man living could sort on ,
Houses to Rent
from thus if it has having shipped seven crates last week,
them either looks nurserymen, any
out again, by or by In a very desirable and healthy locality.
and from which he received $10
taste. meaning, is an importation that be- per Terms reasonable. AddressV.
crate for the ffrat five crates. These H. REED,
18 this true 1 If unless the strain cause of self-interest, their utterances
so, cucumbers were grown under the pro- Pittman, Fla.

called the Washington Navel] proves to cannot be relied upon. People who tection of glass frames. The dry 4

be more productive thin the others, indulge in this sort of thing are novi- weather is delaying shipments consid- Van JSpps Howard, Euatls, Fla.

ces well posted man kno. s erable, but by next week it is expected Grove contractor and agent. Land
there is no use in prolonging the ; every cleared, set with orange trees and taken
wonderful shipments will be quite lively. of. Trees furnished. Taxes
confusion that the progress made in care paid.
present by continuing to Satisfaction Terms moderate.
guaranteed. -
fruit culture in modern times, and for .
these various strains .
propogate as
separate Orange and Vegetable Markets.
that matter in the production of flow-
varieties. NEW YORK, March 31, 1887. Cow Peas. Cow l'..w..
ers and ornamental trees and plantsas The following are the market quota- Just received-

Orange Growing.-I shall have no well as fruits, is due almost entirelyto tions on oranges and vegetables this date: 500 Bush. Whippoorwills.
6t) "
Fla.Htrawberrlesfa'I'Y. perqt I 300 Clays.
with "Muck" the efforts of nurserymen as a class, choice" 50@ "
quarrel on account of 200 Blacks.
fair 40@ 45!) ..
I our difference of opinion. It will require in fact a man can scarcely enter the Fla. Oranges, fancy bilght.per box 1 5O@ 175 200 B. E. Crowders.
Fla. Cabbages..perbbl.3 OO@ 4 50 50 Conch Peas.
time, and a considerable of it, to field of horticultural experiment with- Georgia Peas . per crate. 4 OOi WILLIAM A. BOUBS,
Florida Lettuce . .perorateFla. i 4 00
prove the correctness of his theory out becoming a nurseryman to a Beans, Wax . . per crate 3 4 i 0 20 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
round . 2 O@350 .
that only hammock will be ,greater or less extent.: i> flat.. .. . 1 a 00 -
groves per- Fla. Cucumbers ... .per crate 4 7 00 The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per-
is direct insult
manently profitable.I "It a to intimate Fla. Beets .. . .... 2 2 50 fumery Co. will buy the following Flowers -
that, as a rule, men should be mis- Fla. Squash . . pur crate. 2 0tJ@ 500 delivered 45 West St.
must, however, correct a slight misrepresentation Florida Tomatoes..per crate 2 trusted when speaking or writing upon Petals of :Fragrant Roses of any kind,
on his part. My home is : subjects in which they are peculiarly at 15 cents per lb.

at Switzerland, St.Johns county,which : interested. Indeed, so far as has pub- Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cenU

I is a settlement on the east side of the St. lic opinion been influenced by editors The steamer NEW brought YORK, March 950 packages 31, 1887., in per Ib.Hose. Geranium Leaves and Cutting,

Johns riveronly] twenty-two miles south and others who attempt to bolster their various conditions ; many lots being 10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb.

own reputation by running down the heated. Peas were light, Savannahs Sweet Orange Leaves and Tender
, of Jacksonville. I know of no placo opinions of men in trade, many are being $4. Cabbage firm at $4 to $4.50. Sprouts at 3 cents per lb.

where I would prefer to locate to startan so sensitive they will not speak or I Wax Beans sold at $3.50 to $4; round, Write for Circular giving full direc-
Tomatoes tions for !gathering. etc.
i .50 $3.
$2.50 to $3. Peas, $ to
write of affairs liable to be thus criti-
orange grove for profit. I do not $4 to $5. ,

believe that there is a settlement in cised. Trade journals are mentionedwith G. S.PALMER.Meteorological. Cotton Seed Hull Ashes
a sneer, yet are not Harper's -. .
For sale by the American Oil Co., 18
the State north of Lake
Worth where
and .
ppincott's publicationstrade Broadway New York. Prices, deliveredat

the orange trees and fruit are in less journals ? Should their utter- -- I .any Railroad Station or River Landing

danger from injury by frost than at ances receive less weight on this account .; ..laq1'8a I u'5'5. a... a... .I Iof < in Florida, given upon application.

? No 'A man's for M jo oo..yyy 3DS3 Analysis guaranteed.
Do not misunderstand a man -- --- .
our; place. me, aids a W3AV I ; CJJtr.ooo ->-*-4-
that and should for actual worthon CO
pass H" Guns, Ammunition, Kte.
do not say that there may not be COH> m
all occasions. .* fc JOS in of in this
Every one
others as good, but I do say there are 4 -"* M f4 $ PlwnH[H'8P UU31t I t:) -c.o81'1'0:) line, to
none better. <0 & KINNE,
> "
State Items. rn 3a Successors Nichols Rockwell &Co.
: to ,
We can as success- c 0 I N=I'-tt:)Nn a
grow oranges The live stock of Volusia county is ': < '0. 1J[;>OlaA 38 West Bay street
fully and more profitably than can be valued at $124,199. o -a 53fl -.--
C) aoliaa.IU[ ::: Crates for Straw-
done in Orange or Sumter counties < oor.l oo Petersburg Express
The peach crop of Levy County will .s 0 zzoozZ 05o I berries for sale at manufacturers prices.
12 .
though they are many miles farther be the largest raised for many years. 2 C 0 r Consignments ol Berries, Oranges and

south. By profitably, I mean that, W sqipaapunq >:30 other fruits and vegetables solicited.

Mr. A. B.Norman, of Sorrento, received .!ad oJ4- putt saqouj J 08.--: 38. mq Send for circulars and stencils.E. .
market less -
being nearer we g BEAN
pay Il'8JUIW [H'8U ,
502 in ;
eggs seven days from 150 i -3
3 .
R. R. wharf.Jacksonville
and Waycross
freight get our crops through to hens. a *00i Fla.

their destination in less time. It also s.. a [HUQ[ I ti S I'-f:3f: 2feuil -.-.H-
r c
The Lake City Reporter advises the ..o =< U'83J'l ;!
costs less to get our fertilizers, etc., farmers not to raise much cotton to x e a.. Pure bred brown leghorns eggs for
; s: 0 cP wnwlunq I : ;g ;; :: hatching from two yards of carefully ma-
which we have to import from the devote their attention to food .Q !?1
crops, o E-4 *. ted birds at $1.50 for 13, $2.50 for 26,
North. We challenge a comparisonof such as corn, oats, potatoes and pin- 0. mmIX'8J'l[ =t. tt o:)=_1'-. 5C3meter* $3,00 for 39. A few settings of light

our with others of the a:: brahmas to spare, $1,50 per setting.
groves any
same age, and containing the same southeastern part of Levy county v aWO.l'8a I 8. CO.ta tIllllll. 1 rea rear Tallahassee, Fla.

number of acres, in the State. is receiving new accessions to its pop- [lBQaBa j4 I ivivC i 80.mometer mometer mometermeter meterrea

ulation at a very satisfactory rate. The _O .. ..-.; .;-;.-:.-. meter meter "ARE YOU INTERESTED IN POULTRYPractical
country is one of the finest in Florida. i :. :. :. :. :: :.
Cost of Keeping Cows.-Those who o ; i : : :: .: baro [ 1'OIJ T1tY BOOK.
Large numbers of homesteaders are ) ; i the Ba 1OO pp.t betntttol colored Plate

have to buy fertilizers, should count settling in there, some fine lands there 3; :;I-:. = >.>.'0 .-cE CP I. breidl enfffUTn: how L to nd caponizej datoriptJons pl atorsa of U '

the cost of the cotton seed meal fed to being subject to homestead entry.A =< a' = duo 'DIJf1lt.r7 a4 where bosses to bat; about Eire insy uA Fowl '
:: Maned fort 3 Centll.
their cattle, as a very small item in company has been formed at : ==Z ': "i.




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chronicle the facts, we may write you lives in Braid ntown, and who now I I I come< to all, and a little while ago I

Correspondence.! of the stealthy Seminole and his pale avers that the kind old mother earth | sfoo \tit Colonel de Poiney's side as.he

-- faced foe. Of the smuggler aud gay refused Antoine her gracious sepulchre leaned, bowed down and trembling,

Written for the.;FLORIDA DISPATCH freebooter who made these shores their for) not long ago, Captain Fogarty over a pallid face of marble, under a

SOUVENIRS OF TAMPA BAY rendezvous not many years ago. Of found Antoine's skull across the river, flower crowned coffin lid, in the almost

AND 'MANATEE, BIVEB. the grim old colony of whom a few yet near Teraceia Bay: drifting at the unbearable agony of his unutterable
answer to life's roll call. Of Gomez, mercy of the wind and tide. grief.

Gomez, Perieo, Catalonia, Ruflnio the Federal scout and pilot, who after Moreover,we could write of the later She who for many years had been all

and Old Antoine. the civil war had ended, in a fit of settlers under the armed occupationact to him that a tender wife could be anda

.- jealous frenzy killed a man at Tampa, and of the still more recent names guardian angel from such of evil as

BETTLER8UNDER THE ARMED occu- and sought refuge with the Seminoles, of the leading spirits here who have might beset his life, anticipating his

PATION ACT, AND SOME MORE RECENT until time had dispersed the witnessesof joined the "Great Majority ;j" among every thought and placing the barrierof

,NAMES; A GRAVE"UPON THE his crime, and thus wiped the fresh them, the gentle, courtly, grand, old her love against anything that might

RIVER'S blood stains from the knowledge of the General Cooper, of whom much inter- influence him for ill-suddenly passed

SHORE ; REQUIESCAT IN law-although sinister rumors weru esting mention could be made, for of away.

PACE. afloat of how he came from Yucatan none more truly might it be said : Tenderly as we could, with our tears

The rumble of the rain train comes with a price upon his head. Be thisas "And thus he bore, without reproach. mingling with the flowers upon the

from the, black bank of eumli, massing it may, it was no less the truth that The grand old name of GENTLEMAN." pulseless bosom, we helped to lay the
he And furthermore, of the honorable
heavy and dense below Palma Sola, piloted the Federal gunboats up the gentle form away beneath the roses,
names of Samuel Mitchell of Mitch-
while erratic and Manatee river, where they in seeming and
splendid like battal- palms jessamine, enshrouding Arm -
wantonness burned mill and ellville (now Rye), of Captain lIci i
ion ot Turcos the clouds every
seem march nc urt.
' dwelling house that their shells would Neill, long identified with the growthand
ing eschelon, up from the lighthousetower Her still, dead face was sweet with
interests of the various river
reach settlements
on among which were the build- the smile the left it when
.Egmoht.Key, filling the glo- Of Turner the : angels upon
.rious..,horizon of Tampa Bay with ings near where Colonel Harllee'shouse Major they called her soul to Heaven, andas
founder of Braidentown and old
legions of sombre now stands,, and the plantation good stood de side
splendor: while we by Piney's pityingyet
Captain Tresca who died last
works and ,
mill the Gamble year
swiftly advancing the sea gulls sugar on powerless to aid or comfort him in
and who it is ..
place owned said, brought here, inhiR
now by Major Patton.
before tho terrible of bereavement
screaming the
themlike] ,Spahisscouts'uf agony we
And how the schooner, the first white settlers
same John Gomez in his
: felt mUlCt before the otherit
Algerian army, and like a the river's shore. Of Monsieur thatjif; one go
yidette, ,from, an outpost, comes the camp fire stories, told us that when deFonfrede upon were better thus by far, that she
scientist scholar and
swift white steamer Margaret, steam- serving on a pirate ship among the savant should be the first to tread the heav-
(friend of Armand Carrel l and at
lower ,
he heard
Keys, tbe ask
ing in from Tampa's city with a plumeof captain one time colleague with Emile deGi- enly street, leaving him, the stronger
two captives if would remain
foam at her bow. on of the two, to toil alone life's rugged
rardiu) who at the Paris barricades
shore and the fought -
guard buried
Our '
setters and terriers pathway until'itg march is end-
run nervously weary
while the in 1848, and died an exile in
pirate crew were To
about their enclosed gone. ed, remembering that
yards, this the his cottage at Belle Air, not
prisoners gladly many
while gave consent,
bulldogs and bloodhoundstug "Life knows no dead so beautiful
and strain their thinking it easy thus to make their months ago. Of Santa Clara, and old As the white, cold,coffined past,
kennel chains The was St. Honoria in their island h,)me. Of This we may live nor be ashamed
and,growl back defiance at the escape. pit dug beneath a The dead are faithful to the last"! .
reverberating -
.thunder. The giant Gumbolimbo tree-the treasure Doctor Caspar Cooper, the pioneer With much dissatisfaction we have
guinea fowl therein.laid, the two prisoners promptly journalist of the county in hn disturbed just read over our preceding para-
are as noisy as the corridors
of,the New. York Stock, Exchange stabbed to death, and buried above grave at Manatee\ and his successor graphs, and fear that after all we may

while the" and the chest of gold doubloons which they poor Joe Buckner and his un have laid more blame on some, than
hiss like
geese sputter
the rival had agreed to guard. To this hideous timely end at Tarpon Spings. Of may rightfully belong them. ''Per- i
claquers at an Opera Bouffe. "
The lordly scene, John Gomez said he was an eye that "Old Argonaut of Forty Nine, haps, like some of us, their lives were

peacocks contract their witness, and proposed to lead a partyof Mr. S. C. Upham, whilom editor of dominated by an advese fate, with
,gorgeous< ,trains, like a society belle "
after the gay waltz( measure in the town folks ((still living here), to find the "Progress, who at his charming which they could not battle with any
ger- the treasure trove. cottage among the edon palms and eucalyptus it is
man,has. ended, and the sensuous danc hope victory. Perhaps enough
ing-has'ceased.Humble Leaving here in a schooner, they trees at "SunnysHe, wrote for us to know, that
his much read book of this !
and scared sought the murder haunted treasure- locality, "Silently they sleep beneath the shadow of
the proud, pit beneath the Gumbolimbo but entitled : "Notes from Sunland." the clouds, careless alike of sunshine or of
bronze turkey has stopped his ) I storm,each in the windowless palace Rest."
pompous "After life's fitful fever he sleeps well."
Gomez failed find
to the
spot, and the
strutting sneakingly] his harem
gold hunters returned with empty In the beautiful cemetery of Laurel 1 I
to the-sheltering banana grove Hill, in his much loved nativo .
hands and stomachs, save for some city,,
and low branching orange trees, while A few tubs of butter in invoice
mighty rations of Aqua ardientenomore and never again, from his cool veran poor an -

> 'through the darkening atmosphere, nor less than stout old Cuban dah, to watch the mullet leaping from I may bring the average price
o the Spanish ,carrier "'pigeons on' down below the line of
snowy -- -- the waters of the bayou when the sun profit.
wings fly scurrying: ,to their'lofts.From rum.Gomez
the fields f with suffered much from disappointment goes down, lighting up the Spanishmosses ,. McMeekin is one of the largest or-
upon and and swinging from palm and cedar,, stations the Florida
their shoulders,, come the colored laborers chagrin, not long .1. ange shipping on
after, on the western boundary of our 'Like Druid beards, grey drifting Southern. The crop this season will
; seeking shelter of the stables, And shifting to and fro;
,while 'Jess, the' ploughman hurries his orange grove, he who had always In gentle breezes lifting reach about twenty thousand boxes.
scoffed That but like come and go.
team pf steaming 'horses through thdrivelvap e ( at the mention of a Supreme The while the moom is sifting Among the products of the Lake
Being threw both handsto A sheen of shining snow
: 1 j o/,the ,barn! ; ,and, 30 Awhile Heaven up On a thousand blossoms lifting City section is a quantity' of most excellent
and cried out loudly, "Oh, Their soft eyes; from below."
nuni'pours and we are secure honey. Bees do well and find
my God !I" then fell down dead. We have already exhausted timeand
from interruption, we will write you plenty to feed upon most of the year.
somewhat :of this .beautiful; bay and Did space and time permit, we mightfurther space, and we should now say
riverd.' recall write of Catalonia, his bueno "Adios" but we wish to make kindly Should nothing occur to break the
; perhaps to 'some.
'gourreaders'certain: forms with""whom o camarada. Of Perieo, who lived on mention of one of the pioneers of Tam present prospect, ,Clay county will

in'old days 'were familiar, that fertile spot of land now called pa Bay and Manatee now living at market a larger yield of peaches,plums,
they and
: ,. r
e"Perico's and than in
vive/pleasant memories of the South Bayou, and old Antoine, Armencourt. Scion of the noble fam[ oranges pears any former

Gulf coast lore, now almost in oblivion, from Nicarauga, with Rufiuio, (Perico's ily of Compte de Louvilliers Poiney, season.

but' where shall we find commencement son by an Indian woman) and graduate of a Northern Universityand A Farmers' Institute, well managed,
old Fillippi, (akin to withered old Fil- veteran of a hard fought is far
and fit ending? for over, the shell many a means of improvement superior -
mounds of; the bay, along the sinuou lippi, whose mahogany colored faces a fight battling for the Lost Cause," to the ordinary agricultural fair,

,nodding, .palms, I its, moss hung' oaks any day in Tampa, laboring at the mourning Southern homes, he and his fair more useful.
oars of his old pirouge), who lived at gentle, devoted wife lived the
and'cyprese trees its
saw'grass bayous The hours of labor the farm
Sara Sota, below Mr. Whittaker's vines and orange trees of BraidenCreek on can

arid'lohely' ;,d 'pine barrens. house, not far from Dr. "Webb's at Os- adjoining Colonel C. H. Foter's j- not have definite limit, nevertheless in

!They come,the forms of Joy a.d woe, and like his relative extending,them to the utmost borderof
aged and
The airy shapes of long ago, prey dyingas grand estate orange groves!,
The dreams and fancies known of yore a fire dies out, or as a lamp burns formerly the "Braiden plantation] ," endurance, farmers do themselves
That have been,and shall be no more." down. now "Fair Oaks." irreparable wrong.In .

There exists such abundant material 1 Of this brave caballero Antoine, who Surrounded by his pictures, books choosing crops to raise, the true

section.would read like a story of old had lived, with a cigarette in his sunny in the stalwart, mailed soil and situation, then give them the

romance, that at'80me'fu'ture time, un mouth, and was buried on the river'ssh. Crusader's hands, they lived an ideallife 1 utmost care in order that quality may

less an'abler pen than'ours is found to :q by Captaiv Muller, who now but the shadow came, as it must be superior and quantity full.



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The !1uize. Millions of deciduous fruit trees recently been brought here from else- trees are really scalded to death by
]J' have been planted in Florida during where. Now the varieties which being left unprotected, in not being
mulched and shaded. This
the past three years. A very large promise best are being brought for- mulching and shading is precautionof one of the

Home Grown vs. Outside Grown proportion of these tree, probably ward by our own nurserymen, and essential points to the successful un

'Nursery Stock. nine-tenths were not grown in the ]arge stocks in nearly every line are tohe dertaking of growing flowers in Flori-

We subjoin extracts from an inter- State, but we shipped here from nur- found} in the State.floriculture.. da. RAMBLER.Lake .

esting paper prepared by E. H. Tisen, series farther north. Some of these Maitland, Fla..*,-March. 28,1887.

the well known nurseryman, for the trees seem to succeed here as well a* Flowers that Thrive Here.

recent meeting of the Nurserymen's those of the same kind which are Of flowers what shall I say, and

Association, at Orlando: native to the soil, while others are a what is our splendid climate not capa-
"Some of have advocated ble of doing with these "stars of
our nurserymen perfect failure. An element of uncertainty .
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northern. grown deciduous is thus introduced into our earth ? Here we are comparativelyexempt
fruit trees in preference to home-grown BULBS IN FLORIDA. from frost, flowers bloom all
stock, because they could be purchased pomology, as the failures reported by the year. The color of the flowers and
for less money than it costs to raise some are due to foreign stock rather Hyacinths, Tulips, Jonquils, Narcissus ornamental foliaged plants is far richer
them here. Asserting that their experience than to inadaptability of variety to and Gladiolus. here than at the North, where all the
and observation goes to show which it is attributed. At first our S Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : skill and appliances are brought to
that trees from the north are equally supply was obtained from the contiguous For the benefit of those that have bear to bring out their beauties.
as well adapted to our soil and climateas made a failure in growing hyacinths, Among flowering plants I would
States of and Alabama
those of our own raising, the Georgia tulips, jonquils and narcissus. Select recommend all-amateurs to plant the
facts in the case do not seem to me to but lately a large portion ot the stock the north side of a fence, haul on to it heliotrope ; geraniums in variety ; the
justify this conclusion. But waivingthis planted has come from Jersey, Dele- plenty of well rotted stable manure; if rose, the Queen of the paterre ; pinksin

consideration, I maintain thatwe ware and other equally remote sec- no stable manure can be had resort to variety, such as carnation, Picote i .
cannot afford to handle northern tions and from is the the hen house, give it a liberal coat and Chinese ; these last named are
," even Japan as
grown stock. and then spade it up and incorporatf grand bloomers, and there are several
case now so far as the persimmon is soil. varieties double and single. For large
Recent experiment has demonstrated th manure thoroughly with the ,
that we can grow successfully many concerned. Rake it smoothly over, let it stand fora lawns the Abutilous and Oleanders,
species of deciduous fruits that have That this outside grown stock will, few days or until a rain has fallen the improved kinds are very fine. The
been heretofore confined almost ex- on the bed, then rake over again and new variety of tuberose-rooted Bego
as a rule disappointing, we
clusively to districts north of us. AndI prove mark off your rows fifteen inches apart nias are magnificent budders, rivalingthe
must confess I can see no good reason think is beyond question ; especiallywill and the same distance in the row Zonalegeraniums and is fast crowd
I why we cannot grow the trees as this be true with those who have for yorr bulbs. Cover them three ing our old favorite hard for our praise

cheaply as can nurserymen further not had experience leading to a knowledge inches deep, when all are planted with their fine foliage and splendid,
north. High wages for labor has been of what and where stock can be smooth over the bed, and place thereon large, open flowers nearly four inches
adduced as a reason why this could mulching of leaves or moss to keep across, literally loading the plant with
not be done, but I find upon inquiry safely obtained from Northern nurser- from drying; this will also exclude the their bloom. The color ranges from
i that northern nurserymen pay as ies. For we must admit there are light from the tips of the flower stems. pure white through every shade of
much for skilled labor as we do. Froma some notable exceptions to the rule This is an absolute requirement to get color to dark vermillion or crimson.
business standpoint there are serious that home grown stock is the best, the best bloom from the bulb. The Nor must we forget the little Bovardias -
objections to handling stock grown but to young flower shoots must be kept these are beautiful and all true
though they serve give emphasis -
elsewhere, among which might be shaded or they will not give any satis- winter bloomers. Fuschias are grand,
I the rule and in instance of
mentioned high freight rates, frequent no factory results, in fact this is the main blooming plants, but need shade in
delays, often entailing total loss in which we have knowledge is outside cause why so many make a failure in warm weather. Hibiscus do well here

transit; a lability of getting different grown stock preferable to that raisedin growing the hyacinths in particular.The anywhere, being natives of the South
varieties or class of stock from that the State. proper time to plant the bulbsin Sea islands, and the flowers grown
ordered, which has been the experience this section of country (Florida,) is here are very large and fine. Petu-
of some Florida nurserymen, This disposition on the part of tree in November, as they require cool nias are showy, both single and double.
whereby in some instances they have planters to buy the stock that can be weather to perfect handsome blooms, The Balsams should not be forgotten,
been made the unwitting parties to the had for the least money irrespective of and to follow the instructions given, nor should the verbenas and the Phlox
dissemination of varieties not true to intrinsic worth, which makes the large there is no cause for failure to have as Drumondii ; these make beds and are
loss of bloom from the always showy and hundreds of varieties
name; the annoyances and occasioned of Northern stock beatiful trusses ;
by such considerations as grown hyacinths as in the far north; it requires there are that have claims on
possible, is likely to prove a disturbing attention for their beauty and fragrance.
these are too serious to be overlooked; a great deal more us
the nurserymen who handle this 'up element for the next few years, and here to grow almost any kind of flow- When we come to the ornamental

. country' stock must add at least : may possibly retard to a considerable ers than further north, as the rays ot foliage class, thore are so many candi-
: twenty-five per cent to the purchase. extent the present rapid developmentof the sun are more vertical, and our dates that it puzzles one to know whereto
I price to cover loss of shipment and sandy soil becomes heated so that commence. The Coleus, with' its
our other-than-citrus fruit growing
,, handling." plants suffer from the hot sand at the finely variegated leaves, has been a
By growing this miscellaneous stock interests. surface. You mulch and shade your great favorite for years, butis; now on
! we are encouraging a home industry This subject i is of great importanceto plants and bulbs and you will succeed the wane. Caladiums are very showy
3 which will speak much for our natural fruit growers generally, but espe- beyond your expectations; you cannot with their finely spotted leaves ; they
advantages and enterprise. We cially does it concern our nurserymen, have superb blooms without givingthe like shade and moisture. The Crotonsare
cannot afford to send away money plants good treatment. You must magnificent and have great diver-
who to introduce and
are expected
which should be kept in circulationat not forget to keep the soil moist with sity of foliage. The Dracaenas are a
,home. for stock that we can raise bring out new varieties and to lead off water if not sufficient rain falls to noble class, and show to best advan-
ourselves. Again, the market for in all manner of experiments. This keep up the moisture. tage in winter. The Diefeubachide

nursery: stock should be controled at costs money, and can only be under The Gladiolus is specially adaptedto marantas, Philodendruns, Poinsetti ,
home, otherwise i Nve are at the mercy taken when backed up by a profitable our sandy soil, and can remain in and Tillandsiae are all very fine, and
.of outside nurserymen. The time will the sod from year to year, but they do will give the owner genuine pleasurein
business. Our cannot ;
come when there will be a glut of nurserymen best when taken up every year and growing them. In selecting gera-
1; deciduous stock, as has been the casein afford to originate varieties to be prop- replanted; by remaining out of the niums be sure and try a few of the

f the past, and we should look ahead agated and sold here by nurserymenin ground a month or two in a dormant double ones, and when they bloom you
and guard against this. other sections who reap the profitson state they bloom better and give more will be surprised and delighted.I .
There is a ,wide field for experimental their efforts. bloom to the stalk, than if left to care would say to all who wish cheerful -
effort in this direction, and it is for themselves ; you must not forget to homes, contentment and .pleasure,
gratifying to'.know, that the resourcesof Material changes have taken placein enrich your border or bed where you plant flowers. There is nothing so
our genial climate promises.to ren- the nursery business in this Statein plant gladiolus, if you wish to have an pleasant around a home as a neat, well
der such experiments permenantly the past five years. Prior to that abundance of bloom. kept flower garden Indian River
successful, and it behooves us as an There is one important fact that Correspondence, Semi-Tropical.
time the supply of trees, with the ex- .
be remembered here in Floridain -
associated body of to serve must
the highest interests of our patrons in ception of citrus and tropical fruits, this sandy soil, the water soon dis- Know by test, and not by guess,

.this,matter by a well directed systemof was inadequate to the growing demand, appears and the surface becomes which is the most profitable cow in
work"' and the varieties most planted had heated, so that seeds,plants and young your herd, and why she is the best.






to place, according to the stage of development choose to do it. And just as soon as it. The Florida "boom" has had too

gericulture, The work eeems repul- soon as there are cultunsts enough to many enterprises of this kind which

sive except to those accustomed to it, demand it, we can have a filature anda have proven veritable boomerangsunder
: :: : :::: :: ::: : :: : ):
A Florida Silk Farm. who handle the worms as unconcernedly home market. whose paralyzing retroaction

as they do the cocoons." we are now suffering. Let it be
The readers of the DISPATCH will
"The worms are hatched from eggs Silk Culture in Florida. squarely understood that silk culturein

remember that we gave, last year, an of about the size of mustard seeds ; One hundred and fifty bushels of Florida or elsewhere' in this coun-

extended account of the establishmentof they feed on mulberry leaves, repeat- try is an interesting and even fasci-
from in South Flor-
corn a single
a silk farm at Spring Garden, Vo- edly moulting until they are about acre nating pursuit for those who have time

lusia county, Florida, by Commodore three inches long, when they cease to ida seemed a pretty big story until we for amateur work, and may possibly

feed and spin a cocoon, in which they learned that potatoes were grown on result in the far future in building up
A. Hart Norris. As is usually the
pass through the pupa state and emergeas the land and afterwards exchangedfor another great industry but so far as

case with new enterprises all did not moths. For silk spinning the cocoons the corn ; like Columbus' dexteritywith the present is concerned there is abso-

go smoothly the past season, and many are scalded, and afterwards sold lutely no money in it.
the egg, it was simple enough ..
uuforseen difficulties had to be sur- by the pound to manufacturers.
when one knew how it was done. Sericulture in California. r''
mounted. The spring of 1886 was The mulberry trees, of which thereare
From present prospects silken gowns In California silk culture has been
cold and backward, winter lingered in about thirty acres connected with
for farmers' wives must be obtained in
the lap of spring, and the mulberrytrees the establishment, have grown rapidly attempted on a more extensive scale
much the same way for some time to than in other of the .
did not leave out until the last of and afford ten times as many any part country.A
come, and they are not likely to come
State Board of Silk Culture has
had be leaves this last.
February ; hatching to re- season as
at all to those who depend on silk raising been constituted to foster the
tarded, and the worms did not make For gathering the leaves five centsan
or cocooning profits for means of
. much of a show until the middle of hour is paid.It industry by disseminating informationand
obtaining them. Its a good deal as it mulberry trees and cocoons. A
March ; 160,000 were, however, car- is claimed that all the
cocoons was with Commissioner LeDuc's tea
home market is supplied by a silk
ried through some of these which
; ,
that be raised
can are engaged at scheme there
growing was no difficultyin manufactory in successful operation,
were hatched by irresponsible
parties, satisfactory prices. Commodore Nor- the but
raising tea, unfortunately which
present imports a large por-
trouble but the original stock of
gave ris is of and is
very sanguine success, for the scheme people found( they could tion of the cocoons used. Yet with
establishment proper, which was a "ambitious to develop the industryinto get more tea for a given amount of all these advantages the results are
present from the United States Agri-
large proportions. With this by investing it in some other
money summed up as follows by \V. C. Black-
cultural Department, were fine, and he offers who
object to give any one business. For some years under the wood in the Public:
from these come the stock for thisyear's
will locate at Spring garden, with fostering care of the Woman's Silk
"It is worse than folly, it is wicked,
work. Mies Lucy M. Fox, man- the purpose of building and making it Culture Association the revival of the to; tax the people to support or aid a

ager of the silk farm, to whose reportas his home, a good building lot of two interest in silk culture has been main- Board of Silk Culture in the State or

published in our esteemed contem- and half and appropriate money to import some
a acres fifty mulberrytrees tained. We say revival for many of
porary, the Florida Agriculturist, we fancied superior kind of mulberrystock.
for planting, besides full instru *- our readers will recall a similar crazebefo'
Until the becomes
are largely indebted for the facts of I country
tions in silk culture and his advantaged "
own the war, which resulted in thickly settled with a teeming popula
this article the results of the
sums up :: for marketing. nothing but disappointment. Duringthis tion like unto France or Italy, or

year's work ((1886)) as follows: \Ve Miss Fox concludes her report as renaissance of sericulture exten- China or Japan, and until the cocoon

made a pretty fair crop however, in follows: sive experiments have been made shall be produced without the ex-

spite of the cold and other untoward penditure of money, as is now done in
There is, beyond all doubt, money throughout the country, but they have the countries named, the silk industry
accidents and satisfied
ourselves that in silk culture, and Florida is not yet resulted in determining the in California must of necessity be a
Florida was the place for silk culturists the place for success in it. In the failure. business
practicalness or profitableness of silk Intelligent men un-
to do well. This season has been Northern States the season is short; derstand the situation, and hence they
culture in the United States. Not a
more "forward," the mulberries leavedout here we can work three times as long, have never invested their money i in
and even longer. North the is single instance has come to our knowl-
in January, and feeding could osage the venture. The business of produc-
frequently the only food obtainable, edge where satisfactory results have
it does
ing cocoons, occupying, as ,only
have been in
begun All
and it is difficult to gather, being very been obtained by those who have en- about six weeks in the year, can never
the circumstances are more auspicious, thorny and the leaves small; but it become busi-
gaged in this pursuit as a means of a ser arate, independent
and Miss Fox expects to feed 600,000 makes excellent silk. But the diffi- ness to the cocoon producer. He must
culties here in the of silk getting a living. We do not say these
worms,half this number are now feed- way raisingare of necessity have some other business
very slight, and not to be com- experiments have been fruitless, the
to his time the remainder of
ing on the farm and occupy
as many more pared with those in Northern places, public has been interested and thereby the year. A mulberry grove larger
will be purchased. Commodore Nor-
and the profit is much greater. Of learned something about silk, many than his own household of children
ris has one of the finest cocooneries in course there will be failures at first. could strip of its and
burdened with leisure have found en- foliage properlyfeed
the country ; it is a long, low building The b-.siness is easily learned, but no to his brood of worms would only

(14x56), with a porch across the front.It one knows it until they study it, and a tertaining employment and it has be an expense, for in the feat of the

few worms do not furnish all the ex- afforded a (comparatively) harmless competition of the silk producing
is divided into
two with
rooms a perience necessary for the manage. field for the exercise of the philan- countries of the world he would soon

fireplace in each. Last year, without ment of thousands. "One swallow thropic energies of the W. S. C. A., be forced to the wall. No protectivetariff

fires, the insects suffered, and were in- doesn't make a summer," and one fail- and its coadjutors. How far this has which could be devised could

jured'; this will be obviated this.season ure need not deter our trying again. save him. This proposed silk plancan
be added and mis- been counterbalanced by the loss and
Experience can to
by the fireplaces, although they aid no one, only those who may
.. takes corrected this year which caused disappointment of those who have have the spending of the State appropriation -
are not the best means of heating as
failures last. I hope many of the been lead to engage in it for profit by and they are more intent on
the open wood fires are very unequal, readers of will conclude to
your paper highly colored statements, it is not for getting the appropriation than in
and require constant watching. Thereare go to work at silk raising. There is building up the silk industry in the

eight windows and five doors for wealth in it for the nation. It has us to say. State. They are either knaves, and
enriched other nations not ? We are glad the experiment is being
sultry days, and the house is ceiled ; why ours ought to be shut down upon, or they
Or are we so inferior to them in skill tried on an extended scale in Florida, belong to the feeble-minded and oughtto

and plastered, making it warm and and enterprise and quickness to take and we hope positive results will be be sent to the home of the imbe.

comfortable. "The rooms are filled advantage of a golden opportunity? ciles.

with racks rising as high as can be It is not our character usually. Then obtained which will open up a new

reached conveniently. These supportthe observe this: A most competent author- industry for the State. But we must Mp o co .

feeding trays, which are strewn ity says that foreign countries cannot protest against any attempt to induce 20 CBf1t4 I I PA

with fresh mulberry leaves, on which supply the constantly increasing demand poor people to come here under the temperance Fire beverage.Gallons of Strengthens a delicious,and sparkling

the worms are continually feeding. for silk, and yet our imports for flee the blood. Its purity and delicacy commend puri it
impression that they can better their to alL Sold by druggista and storekeeper*erezTwhen.
One room is devoted to the young November, 1886, were 546,035 pounds;
worms, and the other to those whichare value, 82,645,174. condition by going into silk culture ; FRUIT EVAPORATORSSecure

about ready to spin the cocoon, the Florida can raise an immense silk this can only result in disappointment

trays are being transferred from place crop if she chooses. She ought to and hardship to those who undertake Secure Agency NOW. CATALOGUE


E tE 4, 1887.] THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.= 307

t .
are properly provided with food and tent, at fair prices throughout the The objection to so-called proprietary

Poultry. receive due attention, and the poultry year. medicines by physicians, is, that they
and that the
promise cure
will be found valuable and
yard a Manure from the henhouse is the patient must first know his precise ail-

most convenient source of revenue, best fertilizer usually produced on the ment before anything can be taken
Ducks for Market. supplying the means of purchasingmany safely. This is true but does not applyto
much of the
farm-equal to commercial -
of the supplies of the houshold.Aside Shallenberger's Antidote for Malaria.
1 Experiments in the last year or so guano. It! claims simply to destroy Malaria in
with ducks have revealed from the profit, it will afford a
the fact that the system, and has proven the claim
( there is money in this branch of the healthful and much relished additionto Both buyers and sellers suffer injus abundantly. The symptoms of Malaria

poultry business. Through the spiritof the table supply and add largely to tice from reckoning eggs by count. Will cannot be mistaken by anyone, and you
the the enjoyments and pleasures of farmlife.Planters' this sign of American backwardnessever don't need a physician with this remedy
and the valuable
poultry press, within reach.
be removed ? your
articles on Duck Culture contributedby
experienced and practical breeders -- When cleaning the perches in the

1 we are convinced that we have no Hens. poultry house it is necessary to apply [Now to Cure

j domestic fowl that mature quicker or Nests for sitting hens are best on the the mixture of kerosene oil and greaseto Skin &Scalp

bring in more real profit for the time, ground, but where this is not feasible the underside as well as the top.

labor, care and outlay than ducks. put some clean', moist soil in the bottom It is far better to spend your time Diseases

Many a farmer and cottager have of the nests. A good plan is to improving one or two breeds than to with the

realized more profits from breeding cut a sod of a suitable size, turn it lanker. after others, unless you have

ducks than from chickens, because over in your box and pack so as to be abundant means and plenty of time. ClJTIClJFREMEDIES.\PSt

they will, thrive on grass, vegetablesand of a concave shape in the center; then t '\ / f I I .

refuse from the kitchen and gar- cover the earth with straw broken The end of money making at poultry DISFIGURING, ITCHING

den. They have good appetites; in short. In very cold weather mix a keeping, is often defeated by buildinga TORTURING pimply diseases of the skin,
large house to start in with. Small scalp, and blood with loss of hair,from infancy -
of feathers in the ,
fact, it is one of their best recommendations good proportion nest to old age, are cured bj the CUTICUBA

for they eat with a good pur- lining (chicken feathers may be saved houses and more of them, is a better REMEDIES.UTICURA RESOLVENT, the New Blood Pu-

pose, grow faster than chickens, and for this purpose), and put a spoonfulof course. rifier, cleanses the blood and perspiration of

are ready for market at an early age. sulphur in when the hen is set. The Tobacco stems may be put in the disease-sustaining the cause. elements,and thus remove

It is quite a. prevalent idea that heat of the fowl causes the fumes to nests of laying hens and the beds of UTICURA, the great Skin Cure,, instantly
allays Itching and Inflammation clears the
ducks are greedy creatures and eat penetrate every part of their bodies, swine, with the result of expelling ver- skin and scalp of crusts,scales and sores,and
than worth however thereby killing all vermin and leavingthe add valuable elementto restores the hair.
more they are ; min, and they a CUTICURA SOAP,an exquisite Skin Beautifier -
this is entirely a wrong impression, as brood clean and healthy. Neverset the manure. is indispensable in treating skin diseases -
it is to raise ducks laid near the close of the sea baby humors,skin blemishes,chapped
more eggs Sweet is the of oily skin. CUTICURA REMEDIES are thereat
product sweet
even for market, than it is to raise son when the hens have been very pro- skin beautifiers.
milk, and milk drawn in clean vessels Sold everywhere. Price, CUTICURA, 50c.;
chickens for the same purpose. One lific, as they will produce weakly ROAP, 25c.; RESOLVENT 81. Prepared f by the
important advantage which ducks chicks, liable to disease and early will keep sweet a long time. Speedy POTTER[ DRUG AND CHEMICAL 0., Boston.
souring is always an indication that
have is, that they reach maturity much death. In arranging nests rememberthat "i Send for "How to urp Skin Diseases."
is ------
sooner than chickens do ; of course, the nature of fowls is to hide their something wrong. TI TED with the loveliest delicacy Is the

the longer it takes to mature, the nests under a brush-heap or some out Eggs cannot be produced without EEO A*P.skin bathed with UTICURA MEDICATED

greater the expense of both food and of the way place, and humor this habit lime for the shells. Rich food will -aalarJof, a->>----..
WILL PAy..ata...... .. ..
time, and experience has proved! that by providing nests so sheltered or hidden furnish the meat, lime the shell. Giv W dealen. a'bonw or to.an1.or.t&O MIl s tseai*u..*..*Un
with the same amount of food and that they seem to offer seclusionand your hens broken oyster shells and trtboteoireuUrt promptly) paid. IgenU'MmptoekMef In your Ti lnUy.All ezpen.ee goods FMCK.4vu: K.iMB 5.11,7|.
required. Nobnmbar. We mesa wh&w.i.'. Address
care, a pair of our best improved ducks quiet. lime for egg shells. MONARCH NOVELTY CO.Llmit.d.CIAAJJATIOEO.FLORIDA .

at three months old will weigh two or Set fresh, fertile eggs, and you will In building a hen house study first, I

three pounds more than chicks of the have fine, vigorous chicks if the hen comfort, light, and ventilation; second, LANDSAlong

same age: Hence it is that, when prop. does her duty. Sprinkle the eggs with convenience third, roominess; and
erly managed, young ducks are more tepid water every few days when the Lastly, economy with all, where profitis the line of the

profitable to'raise than chickens are, hen leaves for food and rest. This is the main consideration. South Florida Railroad,

for there is no domestic fowl that ma- the secret of stolen nests turning out The great highway to Cuba.

tures quicker than ducks.-American I almost every egg. The hen leaves the Keep the fowls employed, their These lands are admirably adapted to growing -

Poultry Journal. nest early in the morning, wets herself I quarters clean and free from cold and
Guavas, Pine-Apple.,
... with dew or water and at her return I wet, feed aid water regularly, and
will have fowls and and other semi-tropical fruits,also
shakes her wet feathers over her eggs. you healthy

Poultry on the Farm.. Many young chicks are lost at hatch- plenty of eggs during the winter. Early Vegetable and Strawberries.Town .
Poultry farming can be made profit- -
, ing time because the little things expend We have known fowls to hold off*
sots in towns along the line
able wherever it is properly followed, growing
all their in
I strength trying to
sunflower road.
from as
eating large ,
and nowhere will it better than in in various. of the State
pay of the of the shell Large tracts parts
get out tough lining first in such
Crush few
the South. In New England poultry if from fear. a for Grazing purposes, Sugijr growing, and
and die of exhaustion. So don't
neg- and will take kindlyto
1 farms of a few acres pay annually, lect the cases, they soon Map and Informatlonjfurnlshed on application -
to give a thorough wetting whole ones no matter how large. toLAND
with judicious management, as many last day before hatching, and do not
thousand dollars. The South has many apply any sulphur the last week of in- One serious error in poultry keepingis DEPARTMENT Sanford, Fla., or

advantages in this business. Lands are cubation. In the summer provide for' the custom of keeping hens until FRED. T. MYERS,

cheap, the climate mild, food can be ample ventilation, and also for coolness they become to old to be profitable, General Land:Agent,

produced at a nominal cost, and when around the nesting place.-American and because they were once favoritesor 82 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

there is not a good home market, the but they can never
Agriculturist. great layers ; FOB AU $3O a week

products can be shipped where the -.-.- put on tender flesh nor put down eggs. W 0 R K and ble outfit expenses and paid.partlculan Valua-

best prices are to be had. There is Poultry Notes. A little ingenuity and skill will,at a free. P. O.VICBEItY, Augusta, Main
demand at remunerative
always a
and when Surface water is as unfit for hens, comparatively trifling expense, make AN ANNOUNCEMENT.
prices poultry ,
as for comfortable quarters for fowls, out of
broilerscan persons.
properly handled. Spring the various erections which are to be -
be raised throughout the winterin Fowls and vermin cannot both found connected with the farm and The Proprietors of the

the South and to Eastern thrive the time.
shipped at same
suburban home. Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould
markets, where t they command high Divide the skimmed milk betweenthe
prices and a ready sale. The enormous Any person of good common sense, announce that they are now fully orgAnized -
and hens.
amouut of imported from who has a real love for poultry, heeds and prepared for business, with a
eggs and extensive stock in all department,
abroad is a guarantee of good prices. Don't keep confined fowls, if you the wise counsel of others, exercises a and with a Managing Partner of 25 :yean
them well. deal of his with practical experience as Florist, Nurserymanand
of Southern cannot own judgment
Poultry near any our great Landscape Gardner, and H fall stafl of
cities can at all times find a good If sickness in fowls does not yield regard to his wants, is patient and has practical assistants in all departments.The .

home market. No business on the true perseverance, will be likely to Manager,who is a practical Landscape
early to treatment, the axe is the best Gardener of 25 years experience, will be
farm can be trade more remunerative, succeed.No pleased to consult with any lady or gentleman
and the work and the at in regard to the improvement and embellishment
being light better source of fertility can be of their grounds, and will furnish -
tention required plain and simple, Corn and oats, equal parts, groundand found than forest leaves. Bud stock plans and specifications if desired.

must of it can be conducted by mem- scalded with sweet milk, makes a with them stack them litter the Send your name and address on a postal.
ration for all ; up ; illustrated Catalogues of b nth
fattening poultry card for new
bers of the family unsuited to farm quick chicken house with them, moisten them, departments. Address

labor. Every farmer shodld give at- stock. and let them rot. You will find thema ,-ENSACQ LA GREENHOUSES ANDy
tention to this business-build a suitable Turkeys are profitable birds to raise, profitable> investment used in i an NURSERIES,

house,select clioice breeds, see they for they are marketable, to sqme e .. way. ._-R..ftoAPRIL .-',



THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [APRIL 4,1887.JiEsceHaiieous. .

\' THE WITCH'S FATE. one diseases that originate in inactive N A.IPLEl: : : S '.

] kidneys.We .

A Cruel Prejudice of Old Times do not believe every advertisement -

Book Farming. More Than Equaled Now. we read. Some people may per- THE
haps regard this article as an advertisement -
Farmers, inasmuch as their interests Not many decades ago in this country -
and will not believe it, b.lt
than' and employment'' are more varied the' people were excited over we are candid enough to say that we :Most: SonIDOfll Gity 1 of Florida.8

(any other industry or profession, witchcraft. Persons suspected were believe the parties above mentioned

require:; a greater, ,fund of practical thrown into the water; if not witches, have stated their case and proved it,

knowledge.. That farmer who hoots they would drown; if they were and under such circumstances the public .

at' the''idea of"book farming" is in the witches, they would swim ashore, and is unwise if it is longer influencedby

most_ .hopeless.,condition. When, a would be put to death In any event adverse prejudice. Deep wa'er Railroad Terminus. Fertile
man is too wise in his own conceit to they were doomed -.-.<.- Ktnlt and Vegetable Lands. High tolling
learn, he if generally too ignorant and Not many years ago if a person were Education. Pine brlou Lands Climate.bur Building.MagnificentHun Balmy and and Sala Idea

too full of prejudice to comprehendthe taken sick with advanced disorder of Bath In p. The 8portmen's Paradh.e. The In.val1ds'
Give Sanitarium. Tue PleasureSeekers'Resort. art
plainest and most important pre- the kidneys, the physician would pro- your daughters a thorough .
education. Teach them cook and
cept. These :self-important farmersare nounce the disease Bright's disease, i to

generally on the down grade, and and when so declared, he regarded his prepare the food of the household; to
wash, to iron, to sew on buttons andto Fine Opportunities |for: Invest-
check will
no ordinary have the least responsibility at an end, for medical
effect them for make their own dresses. Teach ment.20,000jCITYI.;
upon the better. A authority admitted that the diseasewas
them to make good bre Id and that a
farmer,must, to a great extent, J learn incurable.
f others and this When the good kitchen lessens the account of
< must' necessarily be physician found a patient
the doctor. Teach them that those
mainly ,done b) reading. Theories thus afflicte 1, he would say, "Oh, a LOTS.
and. i instructions on agricultural sub- .slight u'lack, of the kidneys; will he all only lay up money whose expense is

jects are more reliable when printed right in a little while." He knew to less than their income, and that all

than' those which are merely verbal. the contrary. But if he could keep grow poor who spend more than they liwid I t
i I receive. Teach them that calico
Public declarations of facts and theo his patient on his bands for a few a t 1- to
dress for fits better than silken I6 l
ries are subject to criticism and thus months, he knew he would derive a paid a ; -I
the truth on almost any subject can be great revenue from his case, and then one unpaid for. Teach them to pur- / V 1

elicited. ,Hence articles in news- when the disease had progressed t', a chase, and to see that the goods correspond _- v s

papers are prepared with more certain stage, he would state the facts with the money spent, b th in '.1

care than the mere declarationof and retire, exonerated from all hlame. quality and amount. Teach them ,-/

opinions in a verbal way. And But the error of supposing the disease good common seuse, selt-trust, self- '

it"would be difficult to find a farmer incurable, !has swayed the public help, and industry; that an hone \

who is now pursuing the advanced mind, long after the fact has ceased to mechanic, in his working dress, is
of than d i
system of agriculture, but what takes be. But public opinion, has been more worthy esteem a zen r
well-dressed loafers. Teach them t
and carefully reads from one to five educated to the true status of the case and gur- }I' 9 X11' _L
papers on the subject of his greatest by the se who have discounted the in- dening pleasures of nature-

interest. ,He does not always greedily curability theory, and the public recognizes music and painting, if y >u can affordit

adopt..all hereads.:;; He ,compares investigates and testifies to the fact that but make them secondary objects} ., ., ,

:criticises,.and.thus !awakens Warner's safe cure is a specifie for only. Last, but not least, teach themto .i 3; :v .
and strengthens his own mind. In this disease. This bus been shown be plain, honest, and loving in ,,. N.

this way truth is developed. Light is with thousands of testimonials. manner.-North .Carolina. Farmer.Florida 1. ,
thrown on dark or doubtful subjects. Upon referring to them in our files ; .

There'is no doubt that' the great advance we find that $5,000 reward will be Products. .

which ,has been made in agri- given to any one who can prove thatso Those who want to know where _.J'L u,
culturein: the past twenty five yearsis far as the manufacturers know theyare Florida's wealth comes from should .

mainly.indebted ,to the invigoratingand not genuine, and that hundreds of know that she annually produces

;l inspiring influence of the agricul- thousands similar in character could, thirty thousand dollars' worth of
Broad avenues every four hundred! feet
tural literature of these later days. be published, if it were necessary. honey ; forty-five thousand dollars' Wide streets every two hundred feet. One

And it is about a settled question that This condition of things is very worth of strawberries ; fifty thousand hundred fresh air spacious assured. Public A magnificent Parks. Beach Plenty 100 of

the farmer who is not supplied with : amusing to 1 the journalist, who looks dollars' worth of hogs ; thirty thousand I. feet wide and five miles long Is laid out In a
splendid drive and boulevard. Situated in
reading on the subjects of his business I upon all sides < f every question. I dollars' worth of sheep; three Monroe county,30 miles south of Punta uor-
and interests is yet in darkness. Proof should be accepted by all, but hundred thousand dollars' worth of da,on the most southern habitable portion
of the Peninsular of the Gulf Coast.
Practical Farmer. prejudice finds proof for many years.It beef; seven hundred and fifty thou-

.S seems strange that when a proprietary sand dollars' worth of sponges; three

Bees and Fleas. medicine is doing the good that hundred thousand dollars' worth of

Warner's safe cure is that the physi-- fish and oysters ; three million five An Ideal City in Tropical Florida.
DISPATCH : cians do not publicly endorse it. hundred thousand dollars' worth of

Will some one please tell me Many of them, we are told, privately cigars and tobacco ; two million five Blocks 200x400 feeL Lots 50x100 feet. With
the columns of the DISPATCH
through prescribe it. hundred and thirty thousand dollars'worth 20 feet lane. 25 per cent.of proceeds devoted -
where how I informationon to city Improvement
or can
A few years ago, as stated, when a of oranges, lemons, limes and
bees I
keeping ? would like
very man had Bright's disease, the doctor i pine-apples; twenty-five thousand
much to,,keep a.few but ,am entirely boldly announced it, because he. dollars' worth of grapes and nine; Lots Ten Dollars Each.

ignorant as to care of bees, honey, etc. thought it relieved him of responsi- sixty-five thousand dollars' worth of

If the gentleman who is troubled bility. and molasses ; two hundred Odd numbers will be sold for ninety days
with fleas on his hens will scatter sulphur sugar without reserve. Rare inducement to those
To-day, when prominent people are thousand dollars'worth of cedar and seeking homes in'iroplcal Florida.
in ,and about his hen house, I dying (and hundreds of thousands of twenty million dollars' worth of lum- For information address maps,circulars,etc., call
on or
think he will find less of them. I
usea common' people die of the same disease ber ; four million dollars') worth of
mixture of sulphur, lard and coal JOHN A. GRAHAM,
cott..n.FlnTidf1 Record.
) told that doctors dis-
we are
oil with which I rub the heads of
my guise the fact that it is Bright's dis- General Manager Naples Town Imp. Co.,
small chickens when :
they begin to ease of the kidneys and say that they Ensilage Notes. 13 Mohawk Block (over Postofflce),
droop and find it effectual.
very W. die of paralysis, of apoplexy, (If pneumonia i The ensilage system is becomingmore Jacksonville, Florida. jr

of consumption, of general debility popular every day. '.'
Land Monopoly. of rheumatism, of heart disease: The expense of constructing a silo is '(f'

of blood poisoning, or some other of not necessarily great. .:wE.,,i"!.
Congress gave 179,000,000 acres of the names of the direct effects of kid Corn that is,ensiloed should be cut t

land to various railroad corporations ney disease. They are not the real when it is in the roasting ear state to q

from 1860 to 1875-an area larger : disease itself. tho hardening of the grain and before Authorized Agents: ,.
than the Republic of Frunce or the i We sometimes wonder if they glazing. '
R. G. ROBINHOV fc Co.,Orlando,Fla. ,
Empire of Germany. avoid stating the real cause of Building it of stone, cutting or chaff J. E. MITCHELL, Tampa, Fla.
C.L. MITCMKLL.Talihhfcsnee. FlaJAS.
disease for fear they will drive ing the material, putting it in as has- P.SNOW& Co., Boston. Mas*.

Old, well dried curl should be fed the public into patronage of the tily as possible and heavily weighting F.SANDMN J.' HIXSON NILES 1 Halne,Key City West,Fla., Fla. .

first BO as to give the new corn as only scientific proprietary specific for it-all these have been found not to be E. M. GRAHAM, braldentown, Fla.

much. time as possible. for drying. kidney diseases and the thousand and absolutely necessary. T.CARLETON C.WATSON&CRAWFORD,Pensacola,,Fort Fla.Ogden,FIa.3k8 .





APRIL 4,188"x.] -'THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.- -- 309Live

_. _. -- -
-- '
'- among them. The circumstances iu- HARDWARE FLORIDA RAILWAY & NAVIGATION -

ptoc ducing a prolongation of the relaxationare COMPANY.

comfort and quietude, togetherwith
the relief afforded by the flow of 7,1887.

Preparing: for Summer. milk. The habit of holding up the Standard Time,33 minutes local.slower than Jacksonville -

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: milk is difficult to overcome. The best GEO. MoCoNiHE

t The present indications: are for an way is to avoid all occasion of distur- From To

early'and warm summer therefore Arrive .... LeaveRead
; bance, and observe well those which Read up:' WEST.' down:
precautions against the pests for sumraerlice promote pleasure and quiet for tho cow (New Building at Old Stand.) No 10 No 2 Nol No 9
1140 a 7 30 p......Jacksonville...... 8 00 a 3 00 p
; ticks, fleas, etc., are in order, and to milk as rapidly as possible: consistently 1040 a 6 50 p........._Baldwin-......... 8 41 a 4 02 p
and, _should not be delayed: until the with comfort : with a view to 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville Fla. 10 02 a 628 p..Macclenny......_ 902 a 4 31 p
9 S6 23 p..._Glen St. Mary..... 9 f11 a 537p
1 serious problem of extermination takes getting the milk before the "letting 9 35 a 6 08 p......_.Sanderson.oiustee. .-...... 9 ZJ a 4 55 P
the of the of 9 07 a833a 5 45 p........... ........... 9 44 a 5 20 p
place simple one pr ven- down" ceases. Milking rapidly does 519 p..Lake City.........1010 a 558 p
8 15 a 5 05 p.......Lake Ogden.......10 23 a 616p
tion.Lice mean jerking sharply, or moving 7 57 a 4 52 p.........Welborn.... .....1035a 635p
ilk on calves seriously retard their with hasty or irregular motions in the 743a727a 4 40 p..........Houston_.........10 46 a 650 p
; growth and undermine their health Hardware Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware. 4 27 p.........Live Oak..........1058a 720p
presence of the cow. Such a course House Furnishing (Good, Granite and 6 40 a 4 IX) p..Ellaville......._..11 28a 755 P
sometimes with fatal results. Persianor could counteract the very thing aimedat. Agate Ware. i-ash, Doors, Blinds, 601 a 3 26 p..Madison.12 01 p 837: p
Dalmation 5 21 a 2 55 i p.........Greenville........1230p 915p
insect powder blown The motion of the milker shouldnot Oils. Agricultural Implements, 505a 237 p...........Aucilla............12 48 p 9<0p
through the hair with small bellows be such as to attract suspicion. Iron and Steel. Rope, Belting, 4 46 a 220p ..._Drifton......... 107plOOSp J
will destroy lice if done thoroughlyand Hose and Packing. Pumps, 515 a 2 50 p.ar..Montlcello..lv.. 135 p 10 as p
should be
They deliberate and cool]
Steam and Water Pipe _4_20 a_ 155 p..lv..Montlcello..ar 40 p 930 P
persevered in for some time. but when set down to the milking, let and Fittings, Four 4 46 a 2 20 p............Dri ton.......... 107 p 10 06 p
t Grease in form is death to lice 4 22 a 2(UO) p..Lloyd............. 1 45 p 10 32 p
any nothing be allowed to interrupt or retard Steel Galvanized 405a330a 1 30 p........._Chalres...........158 P 10 47 P
but the difficulty is to work it the work. This will induce con Fence Wire, 105 p.......Tallahassee_...... 2 27 p 1150 p
the hair the Mantels, 225a 1235 a..........Midway.......... 254p 1240p
through on to spine. tinual letting down, by giving relief to 140 a 12 09 a.........- Quincy_......... 321 p 140.
Strong, vigorous calves with only the udder. The milker should bear Grates, 12 48 a 1150 a..... Mt. Pleasant..... 3 41 p 480 a
1 EtaAgent 1201 P 11 25 a..._River Junction.... 405p 880 a
herlthy skins will rarely, if be at- constantly in mind the fact that the

tacked by lico, and the best p even- letting down is short, and that every SOUTH.
tion is to feed them through the winter No.4. No.8. No.7. No. 8.
movement should be availed of to the ......*.. 4 00 p...... Fernandina.....1110 a __
not merely enough to sustain life, best advantage. When the milk ceasesto ......... 2 47 p.........Callahan..........1222p _
but to them in flesh with 630a 225p......Jacksonville... .1235 P 880p
keep good flow the milking should at For .. .....
stop 5 15 a 143 p...... Baldwin .. 140 P 840 P
sleek, oily coats that offer no lodgment whether the milk is all out 4 22 a 12 50 p..Htghland......... 215 p 1047 p
once or J;(jt.
4 03 a 12 36 p..........Lawtey.......... 22 P 111)5) p
to these insect pests. Cows that There is no use in hanging on after it Orange Lightning Powder, Farmers' Friend 3 35 a 1215 p..... ..._Starke ..._...... 246 P 1127 P

N range through the wire grass are very stops coming, as this only cultivatesand and Boss Plows, Dangler Oil Stoves, Perry 2 55 a 1130 a..._...... Waldo ..._...... 315 p 5 30 a
home &: Co's Celebrated Stoves and Ranges, 103.5 a..Fairbanks....... 3 35 p 6 06 a
apt to come laden with ticks confirms the habit of "holding Southern (St. Louis) White Lead, .945a 10 35 a......_Gainesville........ 410p 7 30 a
which soon, grow to be quite J large. back." To the least 8 00 a 10 10 a......_Arredondo_...... 4 20 p 8 20 a
give a cow possible Masury's Pure Colors in 011, 6 30 a 9 35 a........Archer..........450p 9 35 a
The curry comb will remove many of occasion for holding back her milkis Masury's Railroad &:Liquid 5 20 a 9 00 a......... Bronson ......... 5 20 p 10 30 a
the larger' ones, and chickens, if allowed the best to her Paints, Fairbanks' 215 p 7 00 a......_Cedar Key .... 715 p 115 p
, way prevent formingsuch Standard Scales. 2 45 a 12 65 p.......... Waldo _......_ 2 53 p 12 05 a
access. to the cows will greedily a habit and the surest and readiest 2 07 p 1144 a........ Campvllle ...... 312 p 12 40 a
pick themoff, ; while a good rubbing 145 a 1131 a...... Hawthorne 334 p 1258 a
: way to make her forget it after it 49-Tin Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin 12 55 a 11 04 a........... Citra ............ 3 54 p 1 43 a
r with sulphur and lard ought to -complete has been formed. To break the Work to order.PIANOS 12 05 a 11 22a..SliverSpring 4 36 p 2 38 a
extermination.. up 11 38 p 10 10 a............Ocala........... 4 50 p 2 45 a
objectionable habit, let the milking be 10 fiO a 9 43 a.........Belleview..._. 5 17 p 3 VS a
To 'prevent lice from attacking but and l ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS 10 15 a 918 a............Oxford_......... 540p 4 00 a
quick, easy regular.The 10 00 a 9 08 a.........Wlldwood....... 5 53 p 415 a
poultry in the warm climate,requires 4 9 13 a 840 a.........Leesburg......... 6 17 p 453a.
certain energetic measures involving fl 00 a 8 30 a.........Eldorado......... 8 27 p 5 08 a
k Science and Art of Milking. Genuine Bargains. 8 30 p 8 15 a..........Tavares........... 6 45 p 5 30 a
no small amount of labor, but we 7 10 p 6 55 a..Orlando.......... 8 10 p 7 64 a
know by experience that it can be When the teats are first touched -

done. The hennery must be kept either by the milker or the calf, the Being Sole Agents In the South for Fernandina and Jacksonville Branch.

l scrupulously. ,clean, and thoroughlywhite first effort of the cow is to draw up CHICKEUING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA- 4 45 Arrive p 8 45 Jacksonville...... 9 00 Leave a 5 00 p
washed filling all the cracks the tendons tighter than ordinary caus 4 00 p 8 12 a..........Duval........... 9 45 a 5 31 p
THUSHEK, BENT & ARION 32X P 7 43 a...... Hart's Road......10 15 a 554 p
with lime. If a little crude carbolic ing a contraction that gives to her baga 300p()() 7 25 a.......Fernandina.......10 45 a B3Qp:

acid is put into the whitewash so much hardness that makes it seem as if

the 'better. The roosts should bo frequently caked and the milker, can at first, only PIANOS, Wlthlaoooehee Branch.
'the little' milk which from GOING NORTH. GOING SOUTH.
with kerosene, and get being Read down. Read up.

the inside of nest boxes treated with crowded, had oozed through the orficea:: 3 00 p m Lv......Wlthlacoochee.....Ar 12 05 a m
:3 20 pm" .......St. Catherine....... 11 45 a m
kerosene and sulphur. As a further into'the'' teats. Presently, if all is ORGANS 405pm ........."umtervllle_...._ 1055am
r make the and she full 5(CIO pin ......_Panasoffkee_..... 1040 a m
precaution we nes s of tobacco quiet peaceable, gives a
6 40 p m Ar.Wildwood.........Lv 10 10 a m
stems, with a thin layer of hay relaxation of the strictures which hold
I or straw on the top. After the hen back her milk, and her teats are not ORCHESTRAL. St. Marks Branch.
comes off the nest with her brood, the only filled but crowded, and the whole GOING NORTH. GOING SOUTH.
10 30 a m Lv........ St. Marks .......Ar 10 05 a m
I straw is burned, and the nest box con-tents of her udder are placed at the Everyone given benefit of our one price sys- 10 58 a m" .........Wakulla......... 940 a m
J again drenched with kerosene and disposal of her calf or her milker. If tem, and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy 11 57 a m ............ Belair ............ 8 43 a m
I terms of payment, and payment of freight: assumed 1215 a m Ar .........Tal1aha.lUlee..Lv 8 30 a m
l' sprinkled with sulphur, before being now, due expedition is used in draw- by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R. or
steamboat landing. ("a"means a.m. time. "p"means p.m.time.)
h replaced} in the hennery. ing the !milk, if can all be obtained.

tt Even the handsome Duroc Jersey Usually, this effort of relaxation does St. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday,
s and only.
hogs, and registered at that, will breed not l long continue. Whether the milkis Thursday Leaving time Saturday Is given In every case except

1 fleas as shamelessly as .the despised I all drawn or not, cows soon tire of VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC- where Trains arriving 1 and 2t.time! and Is 8 named., 9 and 10, and trainson

razor back. Last season we extended' keeping up the relaxation and allow CORDEONSand Jacksonville Branch: run dally.

their range to take in a shallow the cords to assume their natural con- Trains Trains 3 1 and and 4 2 daily have except Pullman Sunday.Palace Sleeping

branch of water, in which the hogs tracted position, and thus shut of the all kinds of small instruments offered at Cars to and from New Orleans.

wallowed, with the agreeable result of flow. This makes it important to milk logue.lowest prices. Send for our illustrated cata- clining Trains Chair 3 and and 4 have Sleeping through Cars.to Pullman and from Re-

not a flea on the place. E. L. R. speedily. The lingering?: milker never Orlando.Trains 9 and 10 have through sleeping cars
Way ross Stock and Fruit Farm, March 27, gets the whole of the mess. Neither to and from DeKunlak Springs.For .
r 1887. maps, rates, etc., apply to Company
does he who allows the process to be write to
Artist Materials, Agents,
I Cows not Giving Down Milk. interrupted. Hence the milking Picture Frame., Gen.A.Pass.O. MACDONELL&Ticket Kent., .

should be continuous. Cows enjoy the 1) F.. :MAXWF.LL.Oen.Hupt.
Fine Pictures, _
Mr. L. B. Arnold says, the habit sense of relief when a crowded udderis acksonvlUe.F1a.

some cows have of not "giving down" being emptied, and they will con- Fancy. Goods.. j .
Albums 'Stationery.We
consist, in shortening the time of relaxation tinue the relaxation which < pens the LeConte.

the cords controlling the valves milk ducts a* they feel: that relief take can save you money in anything in
' Music! Art or Fancy Goods. Write us for
I to the reservoirs holding the milk. ing effect; but let. the milker s'op' and prices. p o-

1 Thrseare distributed through the udder' the relaxation will stop, and it can E. N
and there are several circumstanced J rarely be induced again before the I 'I- Nursery..

which tend to make a cow shorten this time of another) milking. Quiet and r ,
) fear comfort also essential LUDDEN &. BATES S. M.H The largest l grower ol these p.ars from Cut-
relaxation. Rough treatment, are obtainingall I- ." v tins; buy no other and avoid Blight. Cata-

grief, solicitude, loud noises, etc., are the;' milk.-Practical Farn\er.\ 'SAVANNAH, GA. logues free. W.W.. THOMPSON,Smlthville..,Ga.: *

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Budded Orange and Lemon Trees, JACKSONVILLE, FLA., KIABE

Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted
and especially adapted to oath Florida. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL PIANOFORTES.UNEQUALLED .
An inspection Invited All Inquiries by mall) promptly answered. Catalogues f sent free
on application. R. D. HOYT, Hay View, HlUsborounh. ('n., v',... DEALERS IN IN

Tone, Touch, Workmanship,and Durability
Crab Grass.A Hardware Stoves and Tin-ware
Sash Doors and Blinds Paints No,.204 and 206 West Baltimore Street 8a/U.". .
correspondent writes us asking. of ; No. 112 Fifth Avenue,New York.
Bid thoniands of cages the wont kind and of long;
where crab grass seed can be obtained. lUndlne have been cured li: '4'.1.! to strong*my faith Oils and Varnishes, Pumps,
In lit efficacy, that I will. '1'1.,1 l 1 fro BOTTLES: FREE,
We do toother with aV-AI.UATI.K ")1'* .\Tl?E on this dUe** Lead and Iron Pipes Su- CCO.: F. COLGROVE
not think seed merchants keep it to sup sufferer. Gnat 'I. 1'.OI\('(lt'l.DR. ,
.T A. ?;,.. f. \t) reap ilat.No t ',r York
and OrnamentalPAI
for sale. Crab grass is a spontaneous gar Mills, Leather and Sign

growth on most Florida soils, after PENNYROYIPIS"CHICHESTER'S Rubber Belt and rv T K it.

they have been cleared and brokenfor The Original and Only ENGLISH.Genuine. Mill Supplies Sreclal,attention Gaining given and Boat 1o Frescoing Painting, PaperHanging

a year. All that is necessaryto Safe and always Reliable. Beware of worth I.*.Imitation of every description. Fourth Street and Adeline Ave., Springfield,
Indispensable to LADIES. Ask your Dmnltt for
obtain a stand on land of "'*EmmUS*and take BO other or tnck>e fe.itamtw JACKSONVILLE. FI( ,A.
average ( )to ns for particulars in letter by return mail

fertility is to break and pulverize the NAME PAPER.Madison Chlcheater f"quare Chemical,Phll Co818 ....-P. A NEW DEAL" Chicago Poultry Letter ..

hid by D..matA everywhere A.k for ''Chleh..
surface in spring after settled] warm &er'EqU.1 "J-eDD7rG7a11-n1.. Take no otheft IS TH E BEST
weather begins, say from the first of ON 30 DAYS' TRIAL Poultry and Live Stock Journal
Deere & Company Published.It .
April to the first of June. The richer THIS NEW
ELASTIC TRUSS tells how to mate, raise and manage

the soil the heavier will he the growth) Baa a fad different from aU) MOLINE ILLINOIS. Poultry for pleasure and profit.
others is CUP shape with Self, ,
of grass, and it will pay to fertilize on SENSIBLE adjusting Ball in center.adapts
itself to all positions of tho i PRICE 50 CENTS PER ANNUM.
poor soils.Ve have no better grassor TBUSS{' .body presses while the back ball 1 the in Intes-the cup Two Horses m do the work of Three

forage crop for hay, green feed in Joes with the finger.tines With just light pressure a person the lier- The Chicago Poultry Letter and The Weekly
tie is held securely day: and night and a. radical cures A SAlGlFlE-THIRD 0 F Werteri. Kanclf '* Review both for 3i.&;.

summer, or for turning under as a o:ala reino.la easy durable KfiOUSTOS and TECSd cheap.: Bent by eaea mail.1tG. Cir-. ...\thllt'.M

green manure. Dr. Phares, an au- ; .. IN THE COST OF PLOWING. J. U S. HALT M. J P.,
11i147th RI.-.f'hh. L:n. Ill
thority Southern : wanted to trarel and ten good to dealers. Ko peddllng. Turned with.uua power
grasses, say
MEN .$90 a month hotel and traveling expenses paid. z4 inches ****. required tot I 16 inches
NATIONAL SUPPLY CO.. Cincinnati. Ohio. 62'I'
"I have seen corn and cotton fieldsof TEE ROSS

a wet season so overrun with this

grass that in May, June, July, or Au-

gust, ten days work with mowers and

horse-rakes would secure in choice raat l

hay two to ten fold morn value than ENSILAGEFodder

many months labor with teams and -AND-

lnachinery'and heavy expenses, could e s Fe eIMARiONC4 Cutters. _
obtain from cotton or corn." He continues r a I? These Cotters guaranteed to cut faster ran
Hchter.. do a greater variety and better work
: az tWiii
than any machine made. More Rosa Cutters In use
.. for Ensilage than all other machines in the United
"Anv good piece of ground that has State combined. Cutters especially for JEnslj
had this matured it The very best and cheapest Fence made. The griitett plow Improwmint the time! lage; heavy strong. simple never get out
grass on the preceding Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which order,and last a life-time. Dry Fodder Cutters
year mar be plowed and harrowed each picket I Is firmly riveted. Can be put up THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED 12 sizes,hand and power. Largest machines in In the the
very rapidly and so as not to sas verv dura- I world. The largest Caner
smoothly and then rolled in ble. The only fence used by the Boston and I edStatesandtheonlyonebuildingcutterlexclusively Illn
Send for our large
Albany R. R. Co. Do not confound It withan WALKING PLOWS anywhere.
May ; and it will soon be covered witha inferior article. traced Catalogue "A"8O "Ke8.

rich grpwth..T; the season favors, For descriptive circulars, addresn; as above. SINGLE AND DOUBLE FURROW.THE L W. ROSS &GO. ItTePB Centre;[!Wj,2t

Oar Hock em EuS1aIo Nat fires&0"wbo UIIIII WI yaps.
two mowings should be made. For a "NEW DEAL" is lighter in draft and men

number;of years [II pursued another SEXUAL NEUIt.tSTitENIA(Nervous Exhaustion). more easily uniform handled farrow.than a hand plow and cats a In Circuit Court, Duvul County, FlorIda-In

plan also with much satisfaction. A Mts Causes, Symptoms and Treatment, Chancery.
with a Chapter on DIKT *'(W THE NERVE THE "NEW DEAL" is lighter in draft, lighter In Thomas C.ClaibOrne )
piece of land that had matured plantsof BUS By George M. A. M., M.I). weight and lighter in price than a sulky plow, vs. ,}
Beardl and will 1 do all its work.
crab seed Posthumous J\lR.nu ted by A. I 1). Betsy Claiborne.
grass.. was prepared in the Rockwell, A. M., M. D of >. Y. A timely THE "NEW DEAL" Gang cuts 24 inches with the It.appearing by affidavit annexed to com-
fall sowed with spotted medick (sometimes volume devoved to genital debility and ltt relations draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 60 percent plainant's bill in the above entitled cause,
called to nervous diseases "I t deserves a in labor. Does all the work of a four- that the defendant, Betsy laiborne, is a resident -
yellow, or California wide circulation."-Rev. Joseph Cook. 270 horse riding gang with one less horse and little 01 the ounly of.rook, in the State ot
clover,) for winter and spring pas pages. Cloth, 82. Agents wanted. more than halt the cost. Illinois; that she Is over the age of twenty-
E. B. TREAT, I'nb'r, THE "NEW DEAL" Plows are ALL STEEL, one years; it Is therefore ordered that the
ture without any thought of the grass. 771 Broadway. N. Y Insuring greatest strength with lightest weight. said Betsy Claiborne do demur, plead or answer -
As usual the medick matured to the complainant's bill on or before
having This is no untried and rickety experiment, and
the 2d day of May, A. D., 18X7: otherwise a.
these claims are not made recklessly to attract at-
seed, died in May. Immediately the Cantatas for Flower Time tention. This system is the outgrowth of careful decree. pro confesso will be entered againsther. 't
crab came thick. This observation and experiment reaching over a periodof
grass up very
of this
ordered that
with rational view of the It Is furthei a copy or-
a requirements
was mowed in July and August and of the years times. der be publi hed In th.i. FLORIDA I tl-4P.UCJI, ...
I eachers of Juvenile Singing Classes do not .
once a week for the upace.of thirty days.T.
again in October. This process was need to be told of the intense interest and enthusiasm They are superior to ever offered R BUCKMAN.Clerk .
which attends the bringing out of and the moet economical plows ever placed tbD
for number of or O:e CircuIt ourt of Imval Co. Fla.
repeated a years with a new CANT VTA. Th f How Inir are new, market. Send for circular. March 2i.lS 7.
out seeding, or any other work than bright, pretty and easily given. Commence
in time to prepare them. State Agents for the above Plow.
snowing the grass. The second cutting VOICES OF NATUKU. Opere ta. A LotGiven
City AWRY.
yielded not over half as much hay is FOREST JUBILEE BAND. N.N. M.II.Hare Har .'nt.nt. ALSO

the earlier one, but it was of the NEW FLORA'S FESTIVAL. Bradbury. Deere &: Co's :Steel Pony ?,2and -

choicest quality. The medick seemedto MERRY COMPANY Arranged, or Cadets'by J. C.Picnic.ColltnCoe.Job non.. 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, A Lot 45x120 feet In I

replace the elements removed by the Walking and Plain Culti- MACEDONIA CITYand
Price of each book, 40 cts.,or $"1.60 per doz.
hay crop, the last year yielding as The first two books are by a nature and vators.ALSO a Year's Subscription to the
mU8i-lover, who fills them with very sweet
much hay as any preceding. The songs of birds, flowers Insect, etc. Flora's AGENTS FOR KEY WEST EQUATOR
medick was never mowed, but grazed Festival, doubled in size, and with minute ,
directions will surely be a success, as will In Tools the most southern town in the United States,
from December till April, after whichit another way the"MERRY COMPANY.Our Planet Jr. Cultivators and Garden

covered the ground densely :For: OnlyDo $2.50-
very New edition of VOICES OF PRAISE, Washburn&Moens
maturing seed promptly, which, after (UJ cts.,or$4.20 per doz.) by Rev. C. L. Hutch- you want to know of Tropical Florida, I
removing the hay in the fall ins, is cordially commended to all who u Il h BARBED WIRE FENCING.We of the cocoanut and pine-apple home,of Key
sprangup a Muiiduy-achool Song Book of the West where already 20OK(( crates of tomatoes
for winter pasture. This processwas highest character. keep the largest stock of have been shipped to Northern markets?
Send 250. Do you want a lot in addition to
continued until the land was required Schools Academic and Scmiimrick : AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS this In Macedonia?

for another purpose. are always safe in adopting the carefully com- in the State. Macedonia is in Monroe county near far-
.. piled School Song Books of Dltson & Co. famed Charlotte Harbor,and as only every
"Crab grass is excellent for summer 'Ve recommend for the higher schools, SONG Catalogues and Prices sent free. Correspondence alternate lot is given away we rely upon the
GREETING ((60 Cts.) and ROYAL SINGER solicited. Increase of those we keep to repay us for the
pasture also ; and with many bad man- (60 cts.) for grammar schools. SONG HELLS unheard of otr r.
it comes as a godsend to eke outa ((50 cts.),and for primary schools, GEMS FOR Will refer you to the editor of this paper,or
agers LITTLE SINGERS ((30.) Address to any business man in Kev West as to our
corn supply for working animals, Any book mailed for Retail Price. reliability. Address (and only if yon wish to

their lives from \ to OLIVER DITSON A; CO., BOtlJ toli.u. lub.mOO)
saving May August, H. DITSON & Co., S.! B, HUBBARD & CO, )EQUATOR PUB. CO.
and.. "! thus. .. saving. the growing crops." 867 Broadway, New York, Jackaonjille,Flft, Key Welt, .



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59 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida
53.'to,55 HOURS .

*BETWEEN' Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

Bavannah. New York BOSTONAND Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods,
and Philadelphia
and between Boston Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door
-di- x
and Sayannah.
v t
; 85 to 70 HOURS._ p- PHILADELPHIA. Harcourt'a Fla. Fruits: and How to ]Raise Them. New Ed. Revised Enlarged

f and fully Illustrated. Cloth.........."..............................................|1.2i
Hoore's Culture, llev. Ed...............................................................i.OO
eralers True Farming In the South......................................................... 1.60
Ocean Steamship Company. Whitner's Gardening! In Floilda................................................................ 1'/50/
McClellan's Digest Laws of}Florida................................................ ........ 4.00I .
(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) have all the Maps, Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica,
tion. Legal Blanks of every description. .
Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct. .

Cabin,125; Steerage,112.50; Excursion (return trip),"' 3.50.
rUt t!: Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: W. H. PILLOW
KACOOCHEE. .. .. .. .. .. April 1-11:30a.m
4 TALLAHASSEE,capeFIer..t... .... .... ....................... Sunday, April 3- : p.mCHATTAHOOcHES
!:, Capt. H. C. Daggett.............. ...... ...Tuesday, Apr 1 6- 330( p.m : FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PACKING
CilY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. J; W. Catharine. ....................Friday April 8- 6:00p.m ,
NACOOCHEECapt. Kempton...............:......................Sunday April 10- 7:30a.m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher. ........... ...........:.:.......Tuesday, April !12- 9rt t0 p.m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C. Dug'tt......................... Friday, April 15-12:00 m. Forwarding & Commission House.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. J.W. Catherine...................... Sunday April 172:00 p. mAOOOCHEE.
Capt. Kempton............................ ."......Tuesday April 19- 3:30p.m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.... ................................... Friday, April 22- 5:30: p.mOHATTAHOOCHEE : Direct from Single
Capt. H. C.Daggett..............................day, April 2l- 6:00 a. m Oranges the Groves for Sale by
CITY OF AUGUSTA, W. Catharine".."............Wednesday, Apr *- 7p.: ) m I
KACOOCHEE,Capt. empton........ ..............................Friday, April 29, 10:00 a.m Box or Car-Load. .

GATE CITY Capt. Hedge .......................................Thursday, April 7,at 5:00: p.m
CITY OF MAOON, Capt. Kelley.............................Thutsday, April 14,at 11.:00 a.M O"tJ:1.er: Prc:>du.oe ..1so.All .
GATE: Capt. Hedge ........................ ..........Thursday, April 21at 5:00: p.m
+ CITY mvA CON, Capt. Kelley..............................Thursday, April 28,at 9:00.m necessary'facilities handling Orange Strawberry and Vegetable Crops.
[Them Steamers do not carry Pu encen.] Packages suitable for shipping theabove: products both made up and In the flat always oa

JUNIATA, Copt Asklns..........................................Saturday. April 2-12:30: p.m hand and'forsale: ; also other Growers'.supplies,such. Hoops Wrapping Paper,eta
DOittOUG, Capt N. Y. Howes ......................."............Saturday, April 9-7Xp.m( ) Location the bestviz:
JUNIATA, Capt. Asklns! ....................... ................Saturday, April 16-1:00 p.mDESSOUG.
Capt. N. F.Howes.............................."....Saturday, April 23- 6:00: p.m S., F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF,
JUNIATA,Capt.Asking...........................................Saturday,April 30-11:.0 a. m JACKSONVILLE, FLA.

THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Circulars and Stencils on application.
J :'Joimecling with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line .
Offer to the TraveUng Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. JOHN T. LEsLEY,President. 8. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE,Sea A Treat
Turough Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North,East and Northwest .
vN Savannah. For further particulars apply to H1LLPBOROUGH COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY
Agent C. G. ANDERSON, Agent,
Pier No..85,North River New York. City Exchange Building Savannah,Ga. TAMPA FLORIDA .
I RICHARDSON & BARNARD.Agent"' Savannah Pier,B ston. ,
W. L.JAMES Agent, 13 S.Third Street,Philadelphia. ArerellsB and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
J. D. HASHAbEN, Eastern Agent, Sav.,Florida A Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway Y.
description Real 'Estate. We solicit Send for
For information and Tickets apply. to, correspondence. our Deacriptlyifsp6
G.M.SORREL. Gen. Manager. H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent. t and newspaper.
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Nos.5 North Market and 5 Clinton Sts. Ill I II
Roston, ass. I CHARLESTON, S. C. .':'.: .,.:
REFERENCES-T.G.Hiler, Cashier Fanueil Hall National Bang, boston; Richardson & LT
Barnard Agents Boston and Savannah S.S.Co.,Savannah Ga.: H.C. D''nton, Gainesville,
Fla.; J.Dozier,Ocala, Fla.; A. C.Turner,Clear W ater Harbor,Fla.; A. H. Manvllle,Jack

sonville.. Fla. Established 1870. .'_

c> t7PL:: :F'AV C> :RITi : : : E] .
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Orange Trees and All, Kinds of Veg-etntoles

Natural food plant-life-, Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtaina Grade Fertilizers. :..
strictly' good fertilizer will find it to his Interest to try this. It is not a concentrated High .
chemical fertilizer,but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent.

Price ( in Sacks ) $lO. .O per ')'00. Soluble Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element;, .

Send for Circulars. I.have no.'agents.; Address GEO.. HUTCHINSON German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal, Acid Phosphate, Floats, .

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

PomegrFigsanvalrico. Nurseries LEMONS Guavas, All Orders Promptly Fille.l.R. .

stirs, Hananas: .
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pine-Apples'! M. MEANS, Treasurer
drapes Avocado P'rs,
Pears, Anona,
Pecans, Catalogue Free.W. Acacia,
Oriental J erium: Braidentown Real Estate Agency.
Plums andPersimmons G. TOUSEY, Ca'adium,
Poinci na, EDGAR :JI. Gn HAM
S81te Co. Flu. ,
LIMES, Etc. ?, PALMS, Etc.
Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,
Braidentown, manatee Co., Fla.

Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years'residence In
PowderEmblem Manatee County. Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. As a
Lily Baking : practicing, Attorney and as County Judge for a number of years, I have had occasion to
iitb! become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged
r- ,all these years,in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable product
\' of this semitropical section gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
of purity. Ir lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. Information
;: furnished. Correspondence solicited.
-' NOTE.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
Absolute Purity and Strength Guar thirty-five miles south of Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Ad- .
Jacent are the lovely Terra Cefa Sarasota and Palma 8o1a Bays,teeming with all kinds of
anteed. fish,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are tile most beautiful building sites In
i .: r I'e..i the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands,where tropical fruits and
": choice vegetables may be grown to perfection. .


.. T Well Curbing and Chimney Flues

Cheaper and Better than Brick.


,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.

Florida Chemical Works, Address

ackBonyille! Florida Tlt* ,..JiJC. Office 2K West Bay Street; Jacksonville,Fla.

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President.! : Cashier. CLYDE'SNew

KINDS OPHandkerchiefs York Charleston Florida

... .. and Curiosities.
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Call and; -see goods. STEAMSHIP LINE. J
el50ooo. No.22 Laura Street, near Bay,

Jacksonville,Fla.I ,t

TztitsacU a general Banking business. The elegant Steamers: of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON &<$*E W YORK
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Bny&.and. sells Letters of Credit I CURE' FITS' From JACKSONVILLE!......... .................:..................Every FRIDAY. .
,' Exchange.cashed. From FERNANDINA..:.....:; ............ ....Every SUNDAY and WEDNESDAY.In .
When I MT car I do not merely to atop tb n for. ..
time and then ban them return again. Imean radical connection.with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND.NAVIGATION COMPANY.'
H correspondent in all the chief towns cure. I ban made the dlaeaae of FITS EPILEPSY or FALI*
of Florida. ,also\ Seaboard Nat1.nal Bank au IMes ewe INQ SICKNESS the wont a caaea.life-lent Becaoae Itad,. others I warrant tare tor failed remedy la O* ,From Jacksonville. t

Tn!:.Hrt.at"*.t X M.Britain Whitney The&Co.Bank.New York. trcatlae reaeoa for and not a Free now Bottle rertirtoff of a,cure Infallible fiend! remedy at once Give for* SEMINOLE (New)........................................;....:......Friday,Mar.25,at 5:00 a ra, t
of Irelan I
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Royal Bank of Scotland Bank of British KxpfeM and Poet Olbc-e. It roati Tea nothing for fttrial, CHEROKEE((New)? .y. .. ... .. .Friday, April lat 9:30am
No'1'U. America and Melville, Evans & CoOranges Ud I will cut yon. 1)&8.G.BOOT,US PearS 1&.e..14 BF.MINOLE (New)..;.........:..... ..................,.............FridayApril 8at .JOO: a In.CHJlROKEF .
Lnndnat : (New)....... .:........................................ Friday, April 15.at 10:30 a m
JOHN F. STRATTON'S, SEMINOLE (New).............................,.........-.;...........Friday,April' ,at 4:00<. am,

# From Fernandlna.
and Lemons! Brass Band Instruments.ALSO Every Sunday and'Wednesday evening on the arrival of. the Florida Railway and Navigation .

Company's trains.. ,
.. YEMASSEE.....................Sunday,Mar.Z1 CITY OF ATLANTA..WednesdayMar.23: ;; .
CoTijanmen8, solicited. Liberal advances JOHN J!'. 'STRA'rrON'8Gold DELAWARE ................SundayApril3 CITY OF COLUMBIA. ..";ednesday,Mar.30-
ma<&&t.. Would be pleated to correspond with Trumpet YEMASSEE .................Sunday,April 10 I CITY OF ATLANTA......Wednesday,April a.
parti-desiring to ship here.Summer |Accordeons., DELAWARE.! .,..... ........:.SundaY,April 17 CITY OF COLUMBIA...Wednesday,April 13.
Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29,E.R.,New, York, every TUESDAY, '1HURS-,
Morrison & Co., The handsomest Accorde- DAY and SATURDAY,at 3 p.'m. "* '

174 South Water St-,'Chicago. ons In the market. The Freight and' Passenger Accommodations by this Line unsurpassed... Every atten-
Refer to Metropolitan'National Bank, .Chicagc..T. JOHN F. STRATTON'S tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments from New York via.
.,V. Farwell A("o..Ch\Ml'o\ : CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29, East River.
Piccolo Accordeons.
: 1L For further information apply

""'*'a rni 4"L Are&be FlIIIIII&is Toes.8b1I.1'IaJaIa.-aI' Celebrated Harp Fernandloa, Fla. Jacksonville,Fla.
u turn Jade ap of soy t sods mM& Ou&.oteed b'( Guitars 86 Bay St.,cor. Hogan.
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,cud fa&Catalog teaimsofsla aD4. baas IQ 4.
'\irs,etrWersee... : O....and Piano Co,C etc., etc., etc. THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE & CO.} Gen. Agents
'\rlnfc C'\ I'aotaryYorkp0. 35 Broadway,N. Y. 12 South. Wharves., Philadelphia,3o Broadway,N. Y.
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Frs') Wagons and Cans. 49 Maiden Lane, NewTork., 50,000 Orange, 100 000 Peach e

r IJbu want a first-class Wagon or Cart ORANGE HOME.

CAt P>ibr Cash,call on TREES.
R. ,D. ZAHJH, .

Jacksonville,Fla. A Beautiful Spot In a Healthy Location. ,
Fa,VWagons from.............$ &to H2.W.. Including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS; Peen-To, Bldwell, Honey '
.fret: and Drays from...........$2 .00 to$.0. Unequalled. for Orange Culture and Trucking.
-. anti ot) er varieties of PEACHES; Kelsey, Botanklo, Masu and other varieties of JAPAN

Snowdrift Poultry Yards On the F. R.do N. Co's main line 25 miles PLUMS; seven varieties of JAPAN PERS.MMON8; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives, Grape.
south of Ocala, 8 miles north of Leesburg.
KKUKA, PUTNAM Co., FLA. Transportation unexcelled. Nut Trees, etc.; :: tirevilleas Acacias, Poincianas; Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS (pot.

BEV. NOEL K'HAMKll,' Proprietor.Fresh specialty of Ed Educational Facilities,moral grown).
home Influences, health and reasonable
-" eggs of White Wyandottes, $'.00; profits from all agricultural and industrial 43-Wrlte for advance prices on orders booked previous to July, ,1887.
White Plymouth Rocks and White Leghons pursuits. All I ask is a personal Inspection
(In8pp".) $2.00 per blttlntr. Packed m new of Orange Home: and vicinity. H. L. WHEATLEY, Altanionte Nurseries,
baskets and delivered to Express Co.,on Fla.
Will sell Real Estate Orange Groves Town ALTAMONTE ORANGE COUNTY FLORIDA.
Southern Ry. Circulars free.NOTICE. ,* .
Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands.

Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOWN-
mails, general stores,etc. FLbRTbASAVINGS. BANK
To Whom it May Concern: Corespondence solicited. References of the
Sixty) days after the first publication of this best furnished. AND -
will be made to the Legislature !. .
notice application
.Don't buy until you write to me.
of r>lorlda for the assuage of a charter REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE t .
oi the "Florida Fruit Exchange," whereby "'. C. 110DD, H y
:.;Ue capital stock may be Increased to a sum Orange Home/Sumter Co. Fla. '
greater than Fifty Thousand Dollars; the par Has for sale choice Lot Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits,Collects -
value of shares be reduced f.om'one hundred Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc. .
dollars to Ten Dollars per Share; to allow The Largest and Most Complete Establishment J. C. CRF.EL.KV, President._I,. D. HOSff! KR. Trrnmrer
the corporation to purchase and convey South.
such real and personproperty as may be
deemed necessary to Its usefulness,Including SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.
vehicles transportation; to lease or erect
buildings for storage of produce;and advanceon Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners free on application. Our list Include
produce; to manufacture and sell such the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,
materials be useful to fruit-growers
and gardeners as may,and generally to transact such Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our .

business as may be lor the Interest of mem stock is one of the largest In the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a.
bers and others connected with fruit growing '
and kindred ,pursuits, and for such other specialty. 11.. AV. PI FTLC E. .
powers as may be deemed necessary and Indian Spril:-gs,Orange Co.,
proper. Fla.'I
T. W. MOORE, M.J. DOYLE, Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
Board of Directors Florida Fruit Exchange. _.
Jacksonville, Fla., February 16, 1&r1. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and
Vines: No Loss in Transplanting.Catalogue .

Geo. S. Hacker & Son and Price List 1?ree,on application to the Manager. Address *.
A. E. CII.J\lU PLIl!.
t Oakland,Orange Co., "'I&.

Greenhouse Bedding .

Successor to Albert Fries, And Building Material.
*Our stock of the above Is most-extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes in "
Keeps 30 varieties of Pure-bn-d Fowls.
Yards: Shell Road near Moncrief Sprlnfa Office and Warerooms, King,op. Cannon st. very large quantities,we are enabled to quote at unusually low prices. New Catalogue will,

Eggs,: for Hatching,$2 per dozen.' Charleston, S. C. be mailed free to all applicants. Address f
P. O. Box a 11. Jacksonville, (Rte
J3-MentIon: Dispatch. BEL.AIR. ROVE NURSERY. ,
NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varie- Fruitlatid Nurseries, '
ties of ORANGE and LEMONS,acclimated and '
and WHISKY HABITS cured Augusta Gi.
OPlu at liom without pain. Book tested at Belair. Also, PECAN TREES. Apply .Q-NoagentBempoyed.-U :
particular neiit Free. to Donald Houston, Supt. at Belalr or .
.?....._B. U. \\'OOLLKT.M..D..,Atlanta.6ft. T. F. HUGGLNS: Agent, Sanford. ':Rev- .x.. yo nl.: an. :' J:1.:: e .p s ,

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orjgentlemen desiring pleasant profitable ST. NICHOLAS, FLA., CHEMICAL MANURES :
employment write at once. We want __ AGENT FOR
you to handle an article of domestic use that GEO. %". BAKE IPS PREPARED FOB ,"

STAPLE recommends FLOUR itself to Sells every like one hot at cakes..Profits Eight. ROTTED BONE MANURE Oranges Trees and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,

800 per cent. Families wishing to SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR'EACII CROP

benefit practice write economy for particulars.should lor Used their everyday own Price$25 per Decomposed ton,free on with board Potash.In Jacksonville No Vermin-Feeding Compounds'used in ,the Manufacture of these Goods.The .

the round in 'household. Samples of 16 different grades of }Fertllzei
Price within year reach of all.every Circulars free. put up by Mr. Baker,can be seen at the Get- highest grade goods are toe best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want Many
receive Sample Free. Address man Drug Store, 19 E.Bay St.Jacksonville. years' tests find them to be all that Is claimed for them. References can be given but It fo.
Domestic Mill's Co.. Marion Obl_. Sen 2-cent stamp for alogne. needless where goods are so well known:: It can be truthfully said that these are the itandard... .- _

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