The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00069
 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 18, 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: UF00055757:00069
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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. .loito l <: Loi'Especially COst' HODSOS Stoves, PRICES THE f Real' Estate and Loans.

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.wARM.. :: ; ':CLtM TE, ,Granite Iron-ware: .

OU Stoves' / '. AND G. B. GRIFFIN & SON

T. RocKwooD CUTLER, Silver-ware.: .

House Furnishings, COMPANY :

11:1 .- Table Cutlery, ..
',Office&X Weft Bay Street,Abell Block, Legitimate InY stmelfts. .. ,
Fire Dogs .' .
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Sketches tarnished and estimates given. In Baskets 0 Representations Guaranteed.Information .
formation. free. '
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Particular Attention Paid

NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varieties cheerfully'
of ORANGE and LEMONS, acclimated and
tested at Belalr.i:Also. PECAN TREES. Apply W. T. FORBES ,
Donald Houston !Supt.at Belalr or
\-. T. F HU.GGINH,Agent! inford. '

rtda Real Estate HIcban8! a OFFICES: <( 75 Windsor West BayStreet,Alachua,County Jacksonvlll,' '

( Inverness, Hernando County.R. .

Property Bought and Sold in every N.}.LLlS, C. E. A.E.McULURB,
LANDS Arcnltec .

Capital Invested Loans Negotiated., ELLIS & McCLURE

HUNTING. DOGS, Titles Examined. Architects and Civil Engineers:,--'
Send for our Real Estate Bulletin."
AND Flans,Specifications and Estimates for buildIngs
W. T. of all kinds,Sanitary work.etc. .
<-. FANCY POULTRY. : Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.._
: .P.O. Box 785Jacksonville,'EJA.SEVllL'E' ,
Block 32 West Street
Bay ,

f I, A. J. A'DAM.S"' ,
o. ROCKWELL & s: .
.. .: L" ., ..;1c" Successors ,'.Rockwell'A Ca- ,<.ij"f : .
:- Notary Public and Justice of the Peace. .
This growingtown Is the principal station
Hardware Stoves House
Furnishing on the J.,T.& K. W. By between Palatka and
.Has for sale one thousand acres of choice Oils Guns Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It la
land on Manatee river,.In sight of Manatee on the high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
Bralndentown.Ellenton and Palmetto, and Parties In town or out will do well to call or send Louise,aud surrounded by a fertile and set
,.'"'.'is ttanufacturers', agent lor Wire Fencing goods they may need In our line; tied country. It has a compllete system of
tTwtltry-JJettlBg-.l, ime Cement Fertilizers :38 water-works and sewers In opvratlon.
and'Piantsaton'applies,Cracked Corn and
Rice,Ora mlated Lime,Rock and?*heli.-'Cat- -HOTEL SEVJLLB-
tie and Poultry reed ground to order .in I 'SETTLERS AND I Contained rublic and private bath-rooms
team mill on premises. I billiard room.etc.I
Has also breeding kennels of acclimated
Lots and acre property for sale on reasonable
Laverack and Irish Sf'tft-ra, Irish hull Ter- terms. Settlers and and Investors are requested
riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado to visit the town. Address '
Catch'or.Tiger Dogs (tor wild hogs, bear and SAN PABLO AND DIEGO SEVILLE COMPANY Seville,Pla.
tramps). Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands,near I Mason Young President. 35 Wall 8t, New
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for York. R.H.Mason.Sea A Treas.,Seville Fl,|
... OUR POULTRY YARDS Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the I i
male FAS. M.KRKAXKB,President,over Bank of
are well-stocked with freshly Imported Letter
birds which are mated with carefully selected Chicago Poultry
hens of our own raising, each v rlety being
allotted to separate enclosures in a forty-acre
orange grove. FRS cirelully packed in baskets MANVILLE IS THE BEST
at following prices: Poultry and Live Stock Journal I
t White Leghorns (Knapp'i> Pit Games Orange Lemon and Lime Trees,. Peaches I Published. .' ,
fUeathwood ). 'Plymouth Roccs (Hawkins).
Game Batams: (Shouldlnc), Light Brabmaa Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs :
tells how to mate raise and managePoultry
.(per Williams thirteen.), Rouen and Muscovy. Ducks,,$1.00 Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent It for pleasure and profit.

(lalborne and Cuban GAmes.nver Bearded
and Crested Polish, W. F. Black Spanls) MuffCochins. 50 GENTS PER ANNOY
.Golden Laced Seabrlgbts and Imperial PRICE ,
White 1'ekin Ducks,$1.5 ptr thirteen. LAKE GEORGE
White, Crested Black, Polands, fioudans, '
Wyandottes(Prestons), Langshans (Crouds), We would advise all who Intend setting Fruit Trees The'Chicago Poultry'Letter and The Weekly
.honeys Brown Leghorns.52.00 per thirteen. Is the best time of all the year. While the sun Is low Western: Fanciers Review both forjL35.
: Bronze ,and Seminole Turkeys, $100 per the trees the chances of success are much better than. w
nine. for Catalogue send request to Address
Booted White Cuban Carrier PJet'nlll.50 W. J. L. 8. HALL. M. D : .
per pair. 1605 W.47th SU,Chicago,ISLE' ,

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? '.14" -THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.. -. '
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'.;:: CONTROLLING .. ,,

IF! JJT 3,000,000' Acres Inaugurators of,the Ventilated system of'shipping Strawberries s from Florida(without ice).

.: '. ;, Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check,Saturday,for every shipment: closed out that week.

of the Richest Lands in the State. .

) Representing all the
; The Orange an. I. 'Lemon.: : :

Disston Companies In variety, ,,other Citrus- Friuts- 'L Conte and Keiflfer Pears Japan Plums, Japan Persim,
I mons Figs, Guavas,Grape,etc.PEENTO .

Kissimmee Land Company
A. H. MANVILLE & co. ,

"AND lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.


._ L.,,I,:.; South Florida R Co's Lands. W. 'N. cTTJSTICE ,

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Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts; High and Low Hammocks,first-cIase Pine Land for No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia.
range Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes.Oran. .
Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale except for small shipments.
}'*..... (Refer to H.F. Dutton &Co., Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann Hro., Sumtervllte, Fla '
J.T.Wotford,Fort Mason, 11a.: F.c. Austin Orange City Fla. A.c.Usteen Osteen Fla.:
: e Grcv: s First National Bank, Camden,N.J: W.P. Clyde do Co. 1'hiladelphla.1 ; Ocean Steamship Co.. .
\ .f.' .. ...... Phila.Office.) Hon. A.Canale,Charleston.S. C.: A.H.Champion, Savannah Ga.. ;.,
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t: ', And Improved Truck Farms. .
.,', \'"" ''I' ,.'i -:. ROYAL PALM NURSERIES.Our .

';TOWN :LOTS.:IN. KISSIMMEE: WEST KISSIMMEE-" AND PINE DALE.; new Catalogue of-Rare Exotic Plants, and general Nursery Stock. ,is now ready.. .

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Price, 15 cents, Postpaid .
;:: y *< ;, L Send for Price and Description List. ((Mailed tree to all customers. .
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Manatee, Florida.
., '.- :. .- WILLIAM CANNON,
.rl..Refer. to this paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. THE CITRA NURSERIES

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LAX'E REGION. Have'on hand'and sale a large stock of fine

MORRISON, YLTON & CO., BANKERS Budded and Sweet Seedling ,Orange Trees:

LEESBUBG, Sumter County, Florida. Stocks five and buds one,two and-three years old. All the leading named varieties; well
Correspondents: Ambler Marvin fe;Stockton,Jacksonville,Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Bend for
few York City; Melville,Evans A Co.,75 Lombard Street,London England. descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.
A general. Money Banking placed business on mortgage conducted.for investors.Accounts opened for depositors. and collectionsnade. L. W. LIPSEY &CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.

REAL ESTATE DEPA.BTMENT.Correspondents:Stapylton&;Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia. I
?.0..Sumter.Co. Fla. and 8 Delahay St., Westminster, London, England. E.H.I/ENGLK. J w.A.DELL.
Investors and Pettiersnre. invited to communicate personally or by correspondence.

ESrr.AB.LISHED 1>575.k .
Sac Deposit; Safe.
,. Open Dally, (Sundays and Legal l Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a.,m. to 3 p. m.
GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS Safe Deposit hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. .

k Fire and: Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $10, $15 and $20 per Year. -
<:: .,'" I W. N. BAKER- Cashier. HENRY A. L'ENGLE, Manall'er.

7. '" WILLIAM: :: : ,..4.. :BOU'RlS: :: : = ..

". (Successor to J. E. Hart,) HORACE DREW/
20 West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla. ,
1 handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer inHay 69 and 61 West Bay Street, ,Jacksonville, Florida

Flour Meal BranWheat
Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

GROUND, FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL, Etc. Music, Games, Dolls, Toys and Fancy Goods,

STATE AGENT FOR Base-Ball Goods, Croquet and Out-door

!I.' E. Tygert &, Co.'s. Star Brand, Fertilize_ Amusements:

GuaranteedComprising .' A.nalysls. ,( Harcourt's Fla. Fruits and How to liaise Them. New Ed. Revised, En-,
larged and fully Illustrated. Cloth.......................................................$1.25
,ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE Moore's Culture Kev.Ed.............:. ............................................$1.00 -
Oemler's True Farming In the South...........v..............................,............... 1.50
FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE Whltner's Gardening In Florida...........................................................:.... 1-50
MURIATE, OF POTASH '" li+.wc SULPHATE POTASH McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida..........................:.............-........ ........ 4.00
I have all the Maps Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica
1: NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC. tion. Legal Blanks of every description.PATAPSCO .

Prices on application. July 27 U



FRONT PRESSED'BltlCK..................................................810.00 per 1000
GOOD'FL01UDA ........,............................................. 9.00 Established: In1774.1 .
Lime,'Planter,Lath,Cement,Hair, Fire Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar., ,-
t TYSEN SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay St. The Flours made by these Mills are not'surpassed by any flours made In this country. torFamlly -
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The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphate-,
I of lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our ,>.-;
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For Pamphlet address ? :'?

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and other brands. ':*,..
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APBIL. "* 1887.] -THE. FLORIDA DISPATCH. 335 ;


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

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,,W d:; g 8 g .!!z f M:: STATIOJfS. Z a g a. g g eo Eo4.a Passenger Trains will leave atilt arrive dally
R == 1 d w San Mateo Putnam County, Florida.
p O .=tr.c .2ld G (,) Co) as follows: :
::a Cl2. ;3 < < < It E-4 ::a aJ < ;3 <, < &: tr.c WEST INDIA FAST MAIL

-- -- --- -- Leave Tampa via S. F. R. R......... ...... 8.-00'p m
AX PJI PX A X AX PJ( ve--Arr1ve AX AX AX PX PJI A X Sanford via J.,T.& K. W........ 1:00 a m

-- -..._ ....- _...... -...... ..-... ...... B. B. Wbart... ......_ .. ._ ........ ....... ........ ........ The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Jacksonville..........................._ 7.00) a m
0 10 00 4 40 5 00 85010 00 7 40 .....Sanford ??,115 2 30 8 35 100 4 00(J( 4 20> ,8 05 and other Citrus Fruits. Arrive Jacksonville........... ..........,._12rtO n'n
8 10.j() 4 48 510 9 051013 7 55..Belair....... 112 2 21 8 2512 48. 3 50 4 05 7 50 Arrive Waycross. ...._.............__... 9:10 a m
4 ..... ..... ...... ... .... ....... Crystal Lake. III ....... .. .._... ...... ...... ...... Choice varieties of the Fig, ol recent Intro Arrive Savannah......................__. 11:55 a m
5 10 45 ...... 515 9 10 ..... ." .. ... Bents.... 110 2 16 8 20 _..... .. action. Arrive Charleston_............................. 4:50p(( m
JO 30.55 458 525 9 a> 1045 820> ??Longwood_ 105 206 8 1012111 240 725 Arrive Richmond .............................. 6:19& a m
13 1103 ,,,500 533 9 2811 10 83-5.AUamonte.. 102 158 8 0012 30. .. 310 713 The Cattley Guava both the Red and Yel- Arrive Washington......_...................)]:00 s m
14 11 (J7 5 06 5 38 9 8 45. .....Mayo_...... 101 153 7 5412 26 315.>. 2 58 7 05 Arrive Baltimore............................._.1218 p m
15 11 )2 508 543 9 3$1135$ 955 .....Maltland.l00 145 7 5012 23 245 700 low.The Arrive Philadelphia...................,......_ 2:47 p m
18 1120> 515 552 If 45.I155 9 10 _Winter Park_ S11 140 7421215. 225 650 Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto Arrive New York.............................?.. 5:30p m
20> ..... ..... 800 ...... .. .. ... .......Wl1cox...... 34 ........ ... the soil and climate of Florida. Pullman Bu 'etCaTIii Tampa to Washington,
22 11 85 5 26 6 08 10 0012 55 9 50 .Orlando...... 2812 02 155 6 30 and New York to Tampa.

25 ........ .. ... ...... ...... ......10 ..Gatlin ...... ........ ...... ...... The Japan Plum varieties of the MulberryHart's .
26 1145 534 620 J ... 300.. NEW ORLEANS JaPE.1C.'i
1011 15.
21 1148 ...... 6 23 .... 05.?..Je amlne.. 1311 49 40 602 Choice Bananas,Grapes Pecans etc. Leave Jacksonville............................ /:00 a m
1015 10 _.Plne Castle... 95..7 10....... ...... ......
80 1155 540 630 Arrive Jacksonville............................ 7:35 p m
34 12 (11 5 50 6 45 1022 40I..Blg Cypress... 03 11 42 12 28 552 *CataIoguc free: on application. Leave Callahan....................._........... 7:3 a m
4012; 40 615 7 00 6 AI 0010 10 50 35 2)5 2 65 11..... ...?.McKlnnon... 521132 P x 2 151210. 5r7: Arrive Waycross...................._..._........ 9:10: a m
.Klsllmmee 401120 8 45 2 001135 5 20) REFERENCES-Crosby: & Gowen San Mateo; Arrive Thomasville ............................ 1:22: m
44 1260 ...... p
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52 108 6 42 PI 630 10 A X.3 .12. .,.Capmbells. M _...... 8.35 P ......._ ...... Hon. 'e.*. W. Lyle, Ran Mateo; W. J. Webb, Arrive Bainbridge.................. ........... 3:35 p m
57' 120 6 52 451230 4.Lake Locke.. 6311 47. 10.f4. 8 11 1025 4 2X Palatka. .Arrive Chattahoochee......................... 4:04 p m
6 42 4 1012 45 ... 581135
.Davenport- 10 32 8 00 10 05 4 10
Arrive Pensacola via L. & N.R.R-...itftlO
61 130 70, 652 425 120.. Haines City.. 511125 1022 750 94. 36'i' A. N. DOBBINS& BRO.s p m
68 148 714 Arrive Mobile via L.AN.R.R............ 2:15 a m
710 5 05 1 40 ..Bartow Juno47 11 12
10 m 7..81) 9 ID 3 37
Arrive New Orleans via L. &N.R.R... 7:10
72 158 7 21 7 20 25 a m
77 2 08 78:? 7 30 5 155 ...Auburndale.. 4310 50 9 54 7 21 8 55 3 ID Arrive Albany..................................... 3:42 p m
5 2 45 ... .. 380r7! :
'Fltzhughs 9 4t 6 58 S 40 3 08
Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... &21
83 2 23 7 42 451 p m
7 53 6 3 25 .....Lakeland..... 321013 9 30 6 40 31. 8)5 2 W Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R.)2:15
9.1 2 4S 8 02 8 ID 7 30 ....... ?.Plant City.... 22 10 00 9 05 61u 7 2 15 a m
98 2 68 ....' 8 33 .... .. .. ..._Cork.._... 17 9 50 ...... 5 4R ...101 ...... Arrive Arrive Nashville Chattanooga via viR.V.N.C.&St.&A.LR.Rll:45am R.R. 5:55 a m
.. 103 310 8 22' H 41) 83.5 4 OC ......8etfner....... 12 9 43 835 535 620 137
Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. 6:50
10' 3 17 8 28 8 DO 8 45 .a ....Mango...... 9 35 8 28 5 2d 610 130 p m
109 3 25 ..... 9 00 ...... .. ........Orlent... 101 9 ro 518 ...... ...... Pullman and New Buffet Orleans Cars to via and Pensacola.from Jacksonville and-
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115 3 40 8 50 9 IS 9 2., 4 Ar Tampa Lv OJ A H 8 01) 500 510 1 00 Mobile to and from Jacksonville and Louisville
PM :PM A M AM via Thora9sville Atlanta and Nashville .
*}41agHtattonH. 1.'ralns\o.iand: leave from and arrive at J.&K W. Depot. No. 1, and Cincinnati to Jacksonville, via Jesup.
2, 3 and 6 Dally. No. 4,5, 7, b, 9,10 27, 28, and 29 Daily except Sunday. Trains No. 3 and 6 A C. LINE EXPRESS.

stop only at Orlando Kissimmee, Bartow Junction Lakeland and Plant City. No.30 Daily ,fI.J Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05 p m
except Dinner Monday. No. stops at Klssimmee for Supper Nos. 1 and 2 stop at Kissimmee for Arrive Jacksonville........................._12:00 n'n
No. 7 stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. stops at Lakeland for Supper. Leave Callahan.................................. 2:47 p m
checked Trough through.Pemberton Tickets.sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage Gun Locksmiths and Stencil Gutters Leave Chattahoochee... ...... ...............11:30 a m

Leave Thomasville..............................1:45: p m
Ferry Drancb-R._v_. n_R_ I Arrive Waycross.................................. 4:40: p m
--- -A Sanford and Indian River Railroad. 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns Hotel. Arrive Brunswick via B.& .V. R.R,.. 8:28 p m

Sou h Bound North Bound. Arrive Jesup.....................................:.. 6:16 p m
Read Down. Read Up. JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. RJ1:20 p m

I F'st Ac. F'st Ac m Dally except Sunday. Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & 0.R.R. 235 a m
Gnnsroitblng dune in all its branches.
:" rI'L &Ft STATION& M'I &Ftc Arrive Chattanooga via E. T. V. & G. 8:20 a m
);J 19. 2L a>. 22. :: South Bound. North Bound. IRON HAFF. WORK Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R....... 6:45.p: m
-- Arrive Savannah........_...!.................. 7:58 p m
X Read Dowd. Read Up. ,Nn weal rates on Stencil Putting, toy mall. Arrive Charleston ........._................. 1:55am:
0P5.25 7 400 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 945 6.50 57 m Pas. Pas. Pas. f Arrive Wilmington........................._.. *OO a m
1 ,5.29 7.45..._...Fltzgerald...... 9.40 6.1556 ::'" AFt; &Ft STATIONS. &Ft :'" Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. Arrive Richmond. .............................. 6:00 p m
8 5.35 ... ...__... .Oriole ...._. 9.35...... 54 23. 25. 24. )! Arrive Washington............................11:00 p m
6 ...... .. .BaY' City....... ..._ ...51 -- 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, Arrive New york................................. 6:50!) a m
10 5.50 8.20............. .Macon_ .... 9.18 6.1047 a.m p.m a.m p.m Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from
12 5.57. 8.30 ?.......Owensboro ......... 9.13. 6.00 45 o 10.15 5.10 Iv........Sanford .........ar 7'55 1.1019 Our trees are very thrifty, three and four Jacksonville and New \ ork, also Jacksonville
16 6.10 9.05 ......_Dade Clty......... 902 5.3541zl 4 10.30 5.25 .........Fort Reed......... 7.40 1.5515 year old stock % to 1% inch diameter, with to Cincinnati via Jesup.
10.40 5.35 ....... ... ......... one year old buds. Nurseries: easily acces-
7.30 1.4513
: 6.30 9.45 ..........Richland........... 8.45 4.50 34 Rutledge EAST FLORIDA EXPRESF.
82 6.52 10.ID .....,.-Tedderv11le... 8.24 4.05 25 10.47 5.42 .........M...Clydes. . 7.22 1.3512 t Catalogues.9'ble to Florida AddressE.Southern Railroad.. Send for Leave Jacksonville.............................. 5:00 p m
87 7.m 10.38 .......... Kathleen....... 8.10 3.40 20 1211.05\ 6.00 ......Clifton............ 7.00 1.13 7 B. FoSTKR Arrive Jacksonville .. .... ................. 8:55 am
40 7.1110.50 ........Grlmn's MilL...... 8.01 3.2517 14 11.25 6.03Tuska. wU la.. 6.53\ 1.05, 5 1f-r21 l\ onth Lake Manager Weir. Fla. Leave Callahan..... ............-...............- 5:41 p m
43 7.3011.02..Lakeland_......... 7.55 3.1014 1911.37 6.32 ............ Oviedo............ 6.40 12.5& 4 Leave Waycross................................... 7:58 p m
51 7.55115 ........._.Haskell............ 7.30 2.20 6 11.45 6.40 ar..Lake Charm..Iv 6.10,12.30., 0 Leave Gainesville ........................ _.... 3:55 p m
67 8.1012.10 Arrive-Bartow..L ve. 7.15 2.00 0 DR. JOHN BULL'SSmith's Leave Lake City..................... ........... 3:20 p m
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Bartow Brancla.-Vally. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bar tow Leave Live Oak ... .. ... 7:20 p m
I I I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow. Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R.......... 2:10: p m
South Bound. Isorth Bound. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from Arrive New Orleans via L. & N. R.R. 7:30: p m
1'a8. Pa& Pau I m Pas. Pas Pas Tampa: at Bartow with train from Pember- Tonic Syi Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:05' p m
No. &Ft &Ft =" FATION& =" &Ft No. &Ft ton Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for ] Arrive Louisville via L. & N. !H. R..... 2:12 a m
U. 13. 12. :: 12. H. 16. Punta Gorda. Arrive Cincinnati via L. &: N. R. R... 6:30 a m
-- - No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for Arrive St. Louis via L.& N. K.R........ 7:40 a m
AMP.MP.M.Lv Ar17AM.P.M.P.M. Sanford.No. FOR THE CURE OF Pullman Buffet i ars to and from Jacksonville

1 11.5 2.10 7.15 0 Bartow J'nc 1210.40 1.40 6.30 13-At Bartow Junction with train from and Louisville,viaThoraasville, Albany,
nero 2.28 7'35 5 WlnterHvn 810.ID 1.25 6.10lL42 I Tampa.No. FEVER and AGUE Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from
2.40 7.50 9 Eagle Lake 510.05 1.13 5.55 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern Bartow and Montgomery via Gainesville.

11.52 train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow Junction SAVANNAH EXPRESS.!
12.05 &10 8.00112j.U'rdOnvUle 01 9.40/12.50 5.30 with train for Tampa.No. Or CHILLS and FEVER Leave Jacksonville............................. 8:15 p m
.1 15-At ,Bartow Junction with trains Arrive Jacksonville........ .................. 6:15 a m
CONNECTIONS. from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with Leave Callahan ......_...................... 9:05 p m
p TRAIN No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda. AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The Arrive Callahan. ..............;. ................ 5:25 a m
DeBary-Baya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for Leave Gainesville...... ....................... 3:55 P m
of this celebrated medicir
and JyT. fc K. W. train from Tituavllle; Tampa and Kissimmee. proprietor rrive Gainesville .............................U':05am #
at Bartow function. with train for Bartow; No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida justly claims for it a superiority over all ren Leave Lake C'I ty...................._..........._ ;AM p m
at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at dies ever offered to the public for the SAP Arrive Lake City....................-...........10:1.5 a m
No. 2-At Lakeland with tr.tin for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee. CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT cm Leave Live Oak....... .. ................... .... 7:20 p m
at Bartow Junction with trains to and from No.20.-At Bartow with Florida Southern of Ague and Feveror Chills and Fever.whetler Arrive LIvfl Oak........ ......................? 6:14ia m
Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lakeland Arrive Thomasvllle-........................... 7:15am
Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jacksonville with train for Tampa; at Pemberton of short or long standing. He refers to tb Arrive AI bany......................................11:40 a m
and J., T. & K. W. tt alns for Jacksonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for entire Western and Southern country to be* Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:55 p m
Tltusville. Gainesville and Palatka.No. him testimony to the truth of the assertio Arrive Nashville via L & N. H. R ..... 6:55,, a m
No.3-rHas Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern that in no case whatever will it fail to cure Arrive Louisville via L. &: N. R R.. 1:57 p m
Coaches without change between Jackson- Railway for Punta Gorda. thedirectionsare strictly followed and carrie Arrive (Cincinnati! via L. &: N. R. R... 6.35 p m
ville and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ. No. 22-At Bartow with Florida Southern Arrive vt. Louis via L. &: N. R. R...... 8:00 p m
.. T. & K. tV. train from Titusville; at Bart Railway train from Punta (Gorda; at Lake; out. In a great many cases a single dose ht Arrive Waycross..............._.. ...........11:20) > p m
w Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa. been sufficient for a cure,and whole familii Arrive Brunswick via B & W. R. R... 6:10 a m
pa on Wednesdays and Fridays Connections are made at Tampa by 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 Fast Mall, bothnorth feet restoration of the general health. It i Arrive :Macot via Central R. R......_. 9:01 a m
L and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and south bound, with the elegant and com- however,prudent,and in every case more ce Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1:05 p m
with Plant Steam ship Company's ships for mcdlous Fast Mall Steamships Mascotte and Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A. R.R. 7:07: p m
r'' Key West Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Steamship Co., to and tain to cure,if its use is continued in small Arrive Jesu p....*................._.... ........ I:on a m
6-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana and with steamer doses for a week or two after the disease Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & (J... 6t0 a m
i Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack Margaret for all points on Hlllsborough been checked,more especially in difficult an Arrive Macon via F.. T. V & O.R.R 7:30 a In 1
; sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays and Tampa Bays and Manatee River. long-standing cases usually this medicin Arrive Atlanta via K. T. V.&G.R.R.ll30 a m
Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Paisports can be applied for through any will not aid to keep the bowels igood Arrive Chattanoga L.T.V.AG.R; 6:15: pm.
Margaret from Manatee River and on Sundays Notary Public, and Notary's certificate 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 order. Should the patient, however rr Arrive Savannah..................__......... 6:10 a m
Steamshlp'Corapany's: ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West, will an- quire cathartic medicine,after having take Arrive Richmond......... ................_._10.j.5 am
yWest, swer the purpose of a Passport.W. three or four doses of the Tonic,a single dot Arrive Washington.........._..._....._? 3:40 pm
No. 7-At Lakelano wltbltrainfor[ ; Pemberton McCOY of KENT'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILL Arrive New York .......... ..........._....... fc'J) p ra
Ferry. Gen. Freight & Ticket Agent will be sufficient. Use no other. Pullman Buffet 'ars between Jacksonvilleand

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1h 'serymen, immediately following hi at the production of seedless oranges and if so, were there blooming trees of
Orange pOile, 'Current Comments ?" i ij ia Orange county? any of the true Navel varieties: growing
:' .' 'j I am glad to learn from Rev. Mr. And now while he is engrossed with near by ? The variety now so
: Phelps that improductiveness of the the distractions of extracting the kernels commonly called "Washin too Navel"was
CONTRA? CURRENT dOMMEN S, Navel cannot be attributed to deficiency from these nuts-I emphatically first named "Bahia" by Mr Saunders -

About Navels and- their Differences of pollen. Viewed by the assert they are not chestnuts ; that is, of this Department, who imported
,Lack of Pollen. Seedlessness naked eye, the blossom appears difij j just yet,-I will take occasi to remark it from Brazil, and it seems to
,Etc., also the Malt- cient, hut the poet says "things are that I have fruited the Maltese me that i is the proper name. Mr. Par
not what they:seem Moreover Mr. (Oval for number of and
ese Oval and Du Roi. a years, never sons got buds from the original trees
Phelps is au ardent microscopist, but, at all saw blood in the pulp. If anyone here in the orango house, and took
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: unlike,the great apostle, does not.. ''see has, let him pick, his flint and try them to Florida, where he grew them,
No doubt it is scriptural and emi- through a glass darkly," for bis redoubtable again. There'' no appeal from Boston and the variety has the name, "Par-
nently proper to prove all things before instrument throws as much in scientific matters. The Bostonman son' Navel" from that source. Mrs.
holding that which is good, but light ,upon debatable points of declared that an orange showingred Tibbitts, of Riverside, California, /tzot
in matters of probation some individuals ogy as ever did the famous memorandum inside i is a Blood, and we know the first trees that were sent out from
are endowed with such equivocal l book of,Oakes Ames upon the intricacies the Malta Oval is not a Blood. here, and it was named "Riverside
II perceptive faculties as to be insensibleto of the Credit Mobilier. : There must be many oranges in Navel" "Washington Navel"] out
", ,very manifest differences. It may If our friend really thinks as he 1 Florida, which, through ignorance or there. This is all wrong, because it is
be economically advantageous, if such writes, then let him palm off upon a carelessness, are sailing under false confusing and in violation of the rulesof
.,. can imagine themselves to be reveling confiding public the Australian and colors, and it is the duty of every the Pomological societies, and be-
in the refinements of turkey and plum the Parsons Navel as the choicest. truthful James among us to prevent cause it ignores the short and historic
pudding, while appeasing the clamorsof strains of the umbilical family, but we;t(; f further confusion by rectifying such name gf Mr. Sauudprs giving.
the inner man with plain hog and only hope that when the trees begin to.i. mistakes as far as possible, and to use ([I. E. VAN DEMAN,
hominy, but it certainly argues a very bear, and the crash of popular indignation -i j i the utmost diligence to prevent their Poraologist, United States Depart-
bad taste, or rather no,taste at all. shakes his ancient republic'to I''recurrence.I The Duroc, ribbed on ment of Agriculture.
Somebody has told your horticultural its; center, he may find a friendly key I j! the outside, I have fruited many years, Washington, D. C., March 31, J887.
editor, and he appears to believe it,' hole to crawl through, or a protecting I and yet some seasons trees of them, .
that by reason of the minute differ shelter under which to stand from originally from a strongly marked The King Orange.
ences between the numerous family of under.I r parent, will produce fruit free from Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
Navel oranges, the, most searchingtests have before me a Navel from a any marks whatever. This variety, Will you sample the King Orangeof
Cochin China
with the
would rail to separate and classify tree sent by'the Department in 1873to often highly recommended, is object- sent you
of Messrs.
Beed Knox
a promiscuous collection of them. the ]late Colonel Whitner, of Orange tionable by reason of it lack of stam- compliments ,
& Beed of Ormond the Halifax?
In other words, certain hair splitting county, which brings to mind the Sustain ina. The trees overbear when young; It comes, from their "Mound on Grove"
pornologists are creating distinctions and which, though very juicy? growth is checked, and they never re which this 5,000 boxes of
where no difference exist., There and of fair quality, is full of seeds, and cover the vigor requisite to produce fruit year" ships"
the lot.JOHN
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may be people so palatially deficient certainly way behind Rh'crside'sfavor- large and regular crop After all, one
or so horribly hungry as to swallow ite in the rich solidity peculiar to that stamina is the vital question, and the April 6,1887. ANDERSON.
goat's flesh with the same relish ,as scion of, a noble house. Mr. Phelps fairly good orange that can be depended We are very much disappointed in
Southdown! mutton, and such ai they thinks ,that all Navels, after being on for constant and heavy
could:not be expected to note the difference grown a few years in Florida, 'will develop bearing is worth more than a gilt-edged specimen King orange left us by
between the -Parsons Navel more or less seed. It' rests with variety of weakly constitution and Mr. Anderson. To tell the truth, thisis
overflowing with a superabundance of the fullness of time to substantiate this unproductive habit. the first of this variety we have
somewhat! acid juice, and a meaty, theory, which also goes to prove the E. H. HART. tested. From all the accounts we had

sacharine Washington, solid enoughto wonderful fecundity of the Florida Federal Point_ _, April_ _. .11.,._1887.__ heard of it, and seemingly upon the
be eaten in mouthfuls by the aid of soil and climate. Listen, oh ye 'land Navel Oranges.Editor .
best had concluded it
a sharp knife without wetting the fin- agent! Despondent couples; hopelefs FLORIDA DISPATCH: authority, we to
of posterity, have come to the flowery I enclose ft letter from H. E. Van be a variety of little worth. But this
gers.Suppose some mischievous genius land and in a few years found themselves Deman, United States Pomologist, specimen is of superior excellence in

had mingled in one heterogenous aggregation equipped with a quiver full of which seems to me to contain a very I every respect. It is a large orange
all the oranges on ex Inhibition olive branches. Verily, Florida is good point. I certainly would drop I measuring four inches in diameter. In
at the Orlando Fair; and then potent, but scarcely as potent,as Trin- the name Riverside Navel and only t it is flattened but
shape not quite as
set your horticultural editor at the idad, where an old cock turned loose hold to Bahia. I am one of those who I
task:of sorting them out again, would i iii the bush will, without further help, do not believe there is so much differ much so as the Tangeirine. The gen-
J he not, shrinking from the impossible, "lay more eggs and bring up more ence in the Bahias as has been gen- eral appearance is fine unless smoothness -
have fortified himself behind his Navel chickens than-you could either eat or erally supposed. Mr. Van Deman's I of skin he taken into considera-

argument! by declaring it useless to sell." letter seems to point that way, whether I I tion, the latter'is rough suggesting the
keep up the confusion of propagating Our Alpine friend doubts whether meant by him or not. I would let him'sour or bitter orange. The skin is
so many hardly distinguishable Parsons' Navel came from any of the speak for himself. thick, soft and emits, when cut, an
ties as 'separate? No doubt, as he twelve original trees at Washington, LYMAN PHELPS. aromatic odor suggesting the Tangeirine -
says, soil, cultivation and the stock do because he wants to believe the twelveare Sanford, Fla ,April 6, 1887. the segments and rind are loosely
affect,the quality of the fruit to some alike; and Mr. Saunders, when adherent like the latter, and when
extent, but these cannot explain the tasting a' Parson Navel sent on from MR. VAN DEMAN'S LEITER. I j broken open it looks something like a
wide differences mentioned above be- here, declai ed it was not the same or- Rev. LYMAN PHELPS, Dear Sir : J very large Tangeirine. The orange
tween various sorts of Navel oranges ange he sent to Riverside. Suppose, Your article in the FLORIDA Dis-h} was just as full of juice as an orange
growing side by side. If our friend just to please him, we grant this ; and, PATCH of late date on the nomenclature -1[ could succeed in converting everybody now that he is in a good humor, perhaps of the orange interests me much. i I I i i suggested both the Tangeirine and
to his way of thinking, it would he will be obliging enough to ex- There is great confusion in this mat1!{ 1 the Satsuma is agreeable the qualities -
relieve nurserymen from the trouble plain how Colonel Whitner'8 Navel ter both in Florida and California. I I of vinous flavor and sweetness
of keeping apart the various strains of could come from the Department, and once had the history of the Double I 1 being well developed. The white
Navel trees, and from the responsi- yet so greatly differ,from the wonderfully Imperial Navel from"Mr. Roundtree's : i membranes, which by the way are of
bility of guarantees and certificates of f similar trees there ; als >, perhapshe own lips, and it is very likely a dis j i a brownish color, have no bitter taste,
parentage, which only help to make work out this example in simple tinct seedling but much like the other i and the color of the flesh is deeper
things:look ,ugly when mistakes occur. proportion. If fourteen years are Navel oranges.; This matter of the ;yellow than any orange we have yet
By the way, it is funny that the hint needed to develop eight or more seeds "Navel" mark i id more common than':*seen. It contained a few seeds. Takeit
was given him by a prominent nur- in a seedless orange, how many years "we sometimes think. I have speci-i all together, it is the best orange of
seryman, and 'was it a mere coincidence will elapse before it acquires by evolution mens of Maltese Blood from Riverside, 1 the Mandarin family we have ever
( 'or an intuitive suspicion of as many seeds'as pomegranate ? California, received last week, that :seen! and if the fruit will average any-
professional crookedness, or horticul- And does he not' think that,in view of show it very plainly (this may be the I thing like the specimen, will certainly
find} l depravity, that suggested the these premises, it is a hopeless effort "St. Michael's Blood" you mention). apologetic, '..iv article! on the honor of mir- for Brother Pierce and others to aim Did you ever gee \jt on that variety. ? 1 the Tangeirine,-ED. DISPATCH,

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: trellis the first season, but let it lay on incredulity. Baron vonLuttichauwrites all to prove that I was mistaken.

Vineyard.Grape the ground so that it may grow short us regarding them : "A grape There is an old saying that "There are
jointed and stocky. exceptions to all rules." Furthermore
I of the name of Weakland, or anything
YEAR'S we are finding out that rules
Culture in Florida. like that name is not known, neither which held
should find vines good at the North cannotbe
January our .
[Concluded.] pruned back to three buds. Our next native nor foreign ; Silence, Rock, depended upon in Florida. I have

F Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: work will be to build a trellis; my Prince, I have also never heard of. not been in the State long enough to

Before entering upon the cultiva- posts are four feet six inches in height Hamburg, Chasselas-rose and'Frontig- be able to formulate such a rule from

tion of the grape, 1 will answer sev and sixteen feet apart with three wireson non are Vitis Vinifera of great excellence my own experiences here. My directions -

eral inquiries regarding my varieties them. The bottom one eighteen and, well known." were based upon my own experience -

which have come to me since, my last inch from the ground, the other two Mr.Dubois "I had never heard and that of others, at the North.
article appeared in the DISPATCH. fourteen inch; great care should be exercised says : i It referred to natives, and not to for.
Therefor without attempting to give in tieing the vines to the wire before of the three'varieties of grapes eign varieties. These 'last are often

an elaborate botanical description I I[ use'palmetto strips being almost as 'mentioned by Mr. Lehman, and the trimmed back to two eyes, and still

will give you the brief history where good; < as willow. We can now resume name of one of the parent stocks, I fruit heavily. Our native varieties do

my varieties originated.The cultivation by using a turning plow 'Weikland," [From Mr. Lehman's article not do so well when trimmed >o closely,
three varieties mentioned in and very few who test the matter follow
being careful not to disturb the routs.
i in this issue, we infer this shouldbe
my article sprung into existence froma Of the three shoots that may grow two this system of pruning.In .

seedling, which was supposed to bea should only be left, checking the spelled Weakcliff,] is also new to regard to Rogers' hybrids, I had

Herbemont or, wilds JEtavalis, both weakest of the three. But should me. Mr. Lehman should also have at it upon good authority, as I supposed, *.v

belonging to the Southern Vitis, jEs your vine not present a healthy appearance least told us to what class it belongs- though I cannot give the name, that .

tavalis. This grape, which has turned leave only one; this you can Labrusca, Repairia tavalis or Vini- the first three or four buds at the base

out to be perfect gem for Florids, easily tell after five or six 'leaves de- fera.; Mr. Steele Mays: of each cane were usually barren. This _

grew on ex Gov. Weakcliff's place in velop,and we may fertilize as in first Mr. Lehman says that six years ago accorded with my own experience in

Bardstown, Kentucky. Being i in his season, only adding more to the vinesas he bought two hundred grapevines Indiana. Some_ years ago my brother .

employ at that time I tenderly cared they have grown stronger and re- from nurseries in Kentucky, "includ- and I bought a place on which there

for the little stranger, and in due time, quire more food. ing twenty of the best known varieties." were a few vines each of Rogers' Nos.

when it had shown itself to be a vig-- -- THIRD YEAR'S CULTIVATION.The Farther on he says : "From the twenty 1,4,15,19 and 30. They were trimmed

orous grower, I began propagationand third I vines different varieties I have selected three when we got them, but as we wished to
hybridizing, the Weakland being season prune my from them we cut them back
back to two of two buds each that I shall use for all future planting. propagate ,
used as the mother arent for the varieties spurs still closer leaving only three or four
j and four to five short lateral arms of At the time he speaks of, 1881, I was ,
mentioned in my article. three to five buds each. Now in the nursery business in Indiana, ex- buds on each cane. The result was

Upon coming to Florida and seeing the most iraoortact and delicate comes changing catalogues with every nurse- that we had almost no fruit that season,
that this must verily be the land opera- / whose advertisement I could though the vines were old enough, and
tion to be the vine that ry/ran
performed on ,
where we could rest under our own is "summer back." find in the papers and many who did large enough, to have borne a good

vine and fig tree, I concluded try try The time to pruning pinching is when not advertise. The next year I was I' crop, and they did yield heavily after-

my pet varieties, and that they attained all the commence bunches rub you off connected with a large nursery in New wards, when we left longer canes.I .
can see young ;
success can be easily seen bya all the suckers that start from the Jersey and the year following with have just been examining the few
visit to vineyard which now fruiting vines that I have hire. The
my I crown of the vine below. From the another on Long Island. In both
contains nine acres. shoots that have started allowone places I had constant access to all the first, a large Delaware cut back close-

I have about one hundred differ. two to unchecked may that nursery catalogues of the ountry. ly, has twelve shoots starting from old

ent varieties in my trial grounds, but for grow as may the This brings us down to the fall of wood, all barren except one, and onlyone

Tint until they prove themselves worthy serve next a bearing. cine or reserve 1883 when I came to Florida. Since bunch an that. Two other Dela-

will they get a place in the vineyard. also summer.I go over the laterals pinching then I have been a constant and reg-- wares have several shoots from old

ular reader of several of the best wood, all barren.
CULTIVATION FOR THE FIRST YEAR. back or shortening the vine above the agricultural -
My Brighton and Hartford vines
and horticultural of
least bunch. I do not let papers
The first summer after planting promising the country. Up to the present timeI show several shoots from old wood, all
vines overbear themselves this
nothing is necessary but to keep the my barren. On all vines there are
have never seen in catalogue or my
it ruin the vine for its any
loose and the stage as may
ground working few instances where the first or
the name of of the three very
whole life time from three to twelve paper any
soil in towards the vine. No kind ;
top second buds show fruit the fruit-
Mr. Lehman
recommended by any ;
is in this State. grapes
of crops should be planted in between pounds enough ing almost invariably start from
viz : Silence,Rock and Prince. Moreover -
Should the vine still have too much
the rows, as that draws too heavily I have lying before me as I writea the third bud or buds beyond it.
fruit after the lateral
upon the land. The first days in Mayare on pruning, cutoff of the latest edition of the I do not dispute the accuracy of Mr.
the weakest bunche3 this will in-
the best time for fertilizing: or "Bushberg Catalogue and Grape Manual White's observations ; but am tin of

any time before( the rainy season sets sure tho vine.your quality and the safety of ," issued in October, 1883. This the opinion that is safer to leave more

iu. I have never used any commercial contains the most complete and accu- than three ar four buds to each cane.
I should like to write detailed
t a more
fertilizer, therefor cannot relate Mr. Howell's directions this sub-
account of this cultivation rate list of grapes that has ever been .
any experience regarding this costly year's are good. One sentence is
published in this country. It gh.esthe ject very
as it is n year of great impor
stuff. But right here, gentle reader, emphasized sufficiently namely
names of many varieties which not ,
tance in the but I
let me beg to differ with Brother vineyard, naturally have never been sent out by the originators "The vine that bears fifty pounds of
that I will be
Steele when he in his article suppose trespassing on
says on the valuable of medi- and also all the known syno- grapes per year should by all means be
growing that "grapes must be space our great six old and in the
grape eight
the DISPATCH. Therefore in nyms for every grape in cultivation.Yet or years very
um somo
heavily fertilized to amount to any- best condition."
this manual is equally silent about
future issue I will continue from this
thing," or words to that effect. This the Silence, etc. This is very strange, Vines should not be allowed to bearat
and also about the
has d contrary to nil say something all the first The second
prove my expe- if they were so "well known, how is it season.
fourth with of wine
rience. I advocate a reasonable year. my process that no nurseryman has ever listed year each vine may be allowed to ripentwo

amount on everything I plant, but making.In them in his catalogue ? or three bunches, merely to test
conclusion Mr. Editor let
should I use I use it according to me I have no wish to do Mr. Lehman them, and see if they are true to name.
that State
Brother Steele's direction I certainly suggest we form a grape any injustice. It may be that there Thirty or forty clusters would be a full
association of all who in-
growing are
would cause 'my whole crop of grapesto terested in such institution has been some mistake in writing out crop the third year for n thrifty vinein
rot. I do not say the above to an please the history of these varieties, and they the best possible condition. If allowed -
write me, so that we decide some
raise a with Brother may overbear when the
are new seedlings which have never to young, result -
1 Steele, but as u matter of six years' place for a meeting. Let us get been introduced. If so, I hope that is sure to be the early death of the

experience in grape culture in this together and exchange opinions to Mr. Lehman will give their true his vine. \V. C. STEELE.

State. form regulation among ourselves for ..---

I use a compost made of stable marketing our fruit. tory. A few years will prove that grape
In another article this Mr.
soil muck .J. LEAHMAN. on page, culture and wine of the
manure, good top or pine making are
straw and time. Potash and bone Lehman clears up the mystery by giv- industries of Florida, as well as some

would made a splendid fertilizer, but New Varieties. ing a history of these varieties. of the most profitable. A vineyardof

to reach good and paying: results we The varieties enumerated by Mr. ten acres has been set out in the

must try and manufacture our own Lehman in his last article on "Grape Grape Talk. Welaka district, and is now looking in

manure. Commercial fertilizers take Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : splendid growing order. This is no

away too much of the profit and Growing in Florida, have awakened Under this title lIr.Vhite names experiment, but practical results.have .

everything we raise with it. considerable interest in grape circles over a long list of varieties of grapes, shown that the outlook for grape cult. .

Do not tie tie| vine to any stake or not unmfxed. with\ curiosjty and even and gives the buds which show fruit ture 13 5 first : ac-4 .'



APRIL = _. -- -

years has been made the subject of nam c runty, (Fla.) says : seed,and in February I marked off one-
.. .Forage Plants some extended experiments chiefly by In a report written by Peter Hen- half acre of poor pine land,and fertil-
.., ... Mr. Geo. fl. Hogan, of Ennis, Ellis derson for the United! States Department ized it with eight hundred pounds of
,." county. \\'e give below some extracts Agriculture in: 1884,the writer cotton seed meal. I plowed the cotton
FORAGE CROPS. from his letters relating to the subject: expresses surprise that plants like seed meal and the alfalfa seed under,
"I call it Texas blue grass, and if it alfalfa are not more cultivated in Flor- and harrowed with a brush harrow.In .
Crab Grass, Para Grass, Guinea were possible to patent it I would not ida, where forage plants are so much ten days, the weather being favor-
Grass, Texas Blue Grass etc. give it for all the mineral wealth f needed After reading this I inquiredif able, the young clover appeared above
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH. Texas.' I find it spreading rapidlyover anybody had tried alfalfa, and I gn.;und very thickly and evenly. It
The question of forage is one of the country, and I claim for it found a party who had three one hun- was not long before the quail found out
vital importance to every owner of all and more in Texas than is awardedto dred feet rows.of it in his garden on the excellent qualities of young, tender
live stock, and in fact it has much to 'the Poapratensis in Kentucky. It flat woods laud. He praised it highly clover, and they purled up great
do in deciding whether a person can seeps to be indigenous to all the and wished to plant acres of it. quantities ; but I managed to discourage -
keep a horse or cow, or not", as, if the prairie- country between the Trinity I had noticed in Mr. Henderson's their predatory habits, and the alfalfa -
only dependance is on provender pur- river and the Brazos in our State. It report,that alfalfa wants a deep sandy flourished apace. After a time
chased at the store, where corn is one bloQms here about,the last of March, soil, and as I had just such soil I imagined I it became "patchy," some portions of
dollar a bushel, and hay forty dollarsa and;ripens it seed about the 15th of I would do still better than my the plat would be doing finely, whilst
ton. A good horse will consume April. friend on the flat woods. I procuredfrom others would be spindling and weakly-
his value in less than a year. tock of all kinds, and even poultry Mr. Henderson one pound of seed looking. There was an abundance of
It is not necessary to quote the seem to prefer it to wheat, rye, or and a barrel of chemical fertilizer for rain last spring, and the clover had
startling statistics as to the bulk and anything else grown in the winter. It five dollars. I also had muck and every show to prove itself congenialto
t value of the imported forage, it is a seems to have all the characteristics of night soil well mixed on hand. I pre- the sandy, hot soil of Florida., By
, ).. formidable exhibit that has been the Poa pratensis, only it H much pared the rows carefully, filling the May the outlook was dubious, but the
before our eyes only to long, let us see larger and therefore affords more drills with this compost, then run a !. way the weeds were growing in the
how quickly we can redeem our State grazing. I have known it to grow ten bull tongue through to mix it and patch was discouraging. In June I
". 'from the' imputation that we cannot inches in ten days during the winter. I sowed the seed. s. w for a certainty that my clover
raise our own forage. To a farmer The coldest winters do not even nip it, The seed came.up and made a good patch was "petering" out. The vim s
accustomed to raising hay and corn at and although it seems to die down start, I already imagined my cows get- were slender, and of a sickly green
the North and West, it may at first during the summer it springs up as ting fat on it. But the stuff stopped color, and parts had dried out, and the
sight seem impossible to raise any hington soon as the first rains fall in September growing and seemed at a stand still. weeds on the plat were the only] healthy-
our sandv soils, and if he attemptsto and grows all winter. I have Then I commenced to use the chemicals looking things visible. In July I gave
do so, and tries to raise crops as he known it in cultivation, some five years and soon it became dark green one long, lingering look at what might
does at the north,he will be still more and have never been able to find a and made two inches of growth. ThenI have been a decent clover patch under
convinced that "no forage crop can be fault in it. It will be ready for pas gave it two barrels of liquid mauure, like treatment in Colorado, and plowedit
raised in Florida." But let him profit 'ture in three or four weeks after the stirred the soil and weeded it as care- up and sowed to rice. Now, I do
by the experience of the older settlers first rains in the letter part of Augustor fully as a cotton patch ; again a few not mean to assert that alfalfa cannotbe
and adopt Florida methods and crops: first of September."I inches growth. Then I sowed three successfully grown in some portionsof
and give them a fair trial and he will have never cut it for hay. Why barrels of ashes broadcast, and after Florida, on different land from my
have his eyes opened in a very surprising should a man want hay when he can tending the alfalfa for six months I own, by I merely give my bit of expe
manner., He will find that the have green grass to feed on? With a had enough to feed three cows three rience. In Colorado the soil is "adobe"or
spontaneous growth of crab grass will pasture well set in this grass you can times for one day. I came to the con- clay, and naturally cold as a neces-
make from one to two tons of most not run after your cows f fast enough to clusion that it would be cheaper to buy sity ; there the clover has been the
excellent and nutritious hay to. the get them to eat hay in our coldest hay from Iowa. The next year 1 making of the State, agriculturally
acre, after a crop of vegetables or corn weather. Very few of our farmers asked my friend in the flat woods how speaking, within the past five or six
has been taken off, or, if he wants to are paying any attention to gross, but his three acres of alfalfa was doing. years. At another time I will describe
raise and cultivate special forage crops, most of them are raising cotton to the "Haven't planted any more," said he, how I finally succeeded in surmount
he can put in Para or Guinea grass, exclusion of corn, wheat, oats:, and I .that stuff in the garden dwindled ing the "hay" question on my ranche.M. .
that will double the biggest yield of am convinced it will take some very away, and I don't plant any more of ARNOLD.
hay per acre that was ever raised at severe less-)ns in experience to teach it." So I know all I want to of al- Richland, Hernando. County. _,March 29,1887.
the north. And, if he wants green them that grass is the main stake in --- S -
forage, he can raise cow or conch peas, agriculture, either as hay or pasture." falfa.After that, I went and gatheredsome TEOSINTE IN DUVAL.
Kaffir corn, yellow millo-maize and Mr. C. B. Richardson, of Henderson beggar weed seed and sowed it in -
others of the sorghum and millet fam- Texas, says of the same grass, the drills on the poorest spot I have, high, Superior to other Forage Plants in
ilies. i seed of which he obtained from Mr, rolling, worn out land. It grew eighteen Florida.
A good and commodious barn is a I Hogan: inches high without fertilizer whenI Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :
most valuable adjunct in saving forage' "I planted the seed in the spring in cut it. I cut it five times during the In the spring of 1880 I obtained an
dur ng the'rainy season,'as such forage three short rows on quite a poor, sandy summer, and then let it go to seed, ounce Teosinte (Reame Luxuriani
as pea vines and the coarser grasses spot in my garden. They came up and got two bushels of seed from it. seed, and planted it early in April.It .
may be partially cured in the sun andy well and grew finely until the dry As to teosinte, it does all the seeds.
then stowed if lot is weather set in about the middle of was a long time in coming up
away, or, a. large men say of it, but I think we cannot
to be handled, it can be put up as:we June. It then appeared to dry up, raise it profitably on account of the (about four weeks I think) and grew
do clover hay at the north, by sprink- and I decided it to be a failure on bud worm, which is the only thing that veryslowly after it did come up, hav-
ling salt or air slacked lime, over the high, sandy lands. But when the prevents us from raising two crops of ing a tendency to spread out horizontally
crop as it.is stowed away, the salt or rains came on in September it startedup corn in our long season. My teosinte for the first three months. It
:. lime absorbing the surplus moisture. afresh and is now (March 27) six and that of f some of my friends was tillered remarkably, a single s ed pro-
.. I would like to ask W. P. Horne if inches high, after having been eaten to rendered unfit for use by that pest from ducing from fifteen to thirty stalks.It .
Texas blue grass, spreads as rapidly as the ground in December and again in June until fall, the stalks being eaten September it commenced sending
Bermuda, and will it be easily eradi- January. I planted the rows two feet down to the ground. I further fear its shoots upward, and from that time
's icated when desirable? apart, and '''while it was young kept that if teosinte be grown on a large grew very rapidly until it had matured
down the crab Now it has its seed in December.
: H. G. BURNET. grass. en- scale, the bud worm will so accumu-
.'.,' Monroe County, Alva, Fla. tirely sodded the space between the late as to endanger other crops. I I cut some of i while still growing,
of its It stood but found it did not "rattoon" so
t We should like to hear from Mr. rows by means runners. think people had better use their
the very hot and dry summer when money for cow peas or Guinea grass. freely as the sorghums, in fact the second -
Home on the point raised by our cor- only four months from the seed. I _: .*- growth was of very little account.It .
respondent, in the mean time we ap- am much pleased with it, and intendto ALFALFA IN HERNANDO produced a large amount ot fodder
pend the following interesting fact save seed and plant a meadow in which was readily eaten by stock, but
Does Not Succeed on High Pine its feeble its
concerning Texas Blue Grass, whichwe the fall.] germinating qualities,
Land. very slow growth while young,
take from the United States Agri- ALFALFA AND TEOSINTE. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: together with the fact that it could be
cultural Department Report for 1881 Coming from Colorado, where alfalfa profitably cut but once, render it
and 1882. ED. An Adverse Report from Putnam grows as luxuriantly as in its native utterly worthless as a forage plant for
The Foci arachnifera, locally called County. habitat, I was naturally,anxious to test my use, ,because there are several
:: Texas blue grass, !has been known forman its wonderful merits in my adopted other forage plants far superior to it
years as one of the native grasses Speaking of alfalfa and teosinte, in State. Last winter, a year ago, I sent in every respect. If tried in other
,::: f of JTexas, and during the past six a cotemporary, Frank Voigt, of Put- to Colorado for twenty pounds of choice localities and on different soils it may
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, do ,better in the hands of other experi story. I claim it the best tree in thr state borhood of the college, my attentionwas ground. The fruit .dots "not mature
menters. Who has a better one? I raised the called to a rather, extraordinaryfruit until very late, and even at Christmas -
From the fact there was no severe l largest raspberry last season I ever which grew in the yard in front it looks very pretty with its bending -
frost during the fall it matured seed, saw; it was a Gregg. Of seven kinds of a farmhouse by the roadside. It boughs loaded with the enormous
and I Raved half a bushel or more. of blackberries, tried the Kittatinny, was extraordinary in more than one golden fruit. The tree sheds the
This was distributed throughout the has proved a grand success. My white particular. It was uncommonly large, leaves at !the first frost, and it is won-
State. In connection with your offer Adriatic and Smyrna Figs are very had a more than ordinary tendency to derful how the small twigs can sustain -
r to send seed, my experience may be good. Chinquapins loaded. One irregularity of outlines, and emitted a the large fruit. We have never
of interest to some of your readers.A. cherry tree is fruiting. Sumter's very decided but pleasant fragrance.On tried its cooking qualities, but from
F. STYLES.Oak ahead sure. inquiry at the house I found thatit the "woody" way they cut I am inclined -
BluffGrove, Jacksonville, Fla., April CORP'L MURDOCK.Oxford was a much prized fruit, and thatit to think it is valueless. The
Fla., Mar.25th, 1887. was even here comparatively rare. tree appears to be about five or six
1887.'flie The foregoing was crowded out of I was told that it was used as a medi- years old."
cine for coughs and colds, though how .
Orchard last i issue since it was in we
; put type The LeConte
prepared for this purpose I did not Pear.
have received the following from Cor- learn. After some bargaining I boughttwo Under recent date, H. E. Van De-

THE FRUITS OF SuMTER.: poral Murdock, under date of April for twenty cents apiece, and, hap- man, United States Pomologist, writes
7, 1887. py in the possession of this new treasure us :

New Pears; Bunch Grapes; Kelsey The tropical pear I think is the same I set out for home. "The copies of the DISPATCH were
the sand On further examination I found it received and read with pleasure, although -
Plums; Peaches; Persimmons; as pear. My raspberries are \
Raspberries Blackberries on stiff' clay and partly shaded, we get to be Pyrus Chinensis, the Chinese I had read nearly all these
; ;
This fruit has all the attributes -
Quince. numbers from
and Ohinquepins some very nice fruit, but the canes our library. I am
after making a nice growth, incline to of the quince, only, perhaps, in much interested in pomological mat-
: die back. I have gieat hopes for a an intensified degree. The specimens ters in your paper. The last number .
I am experimenting quite extensively new berry called the Golden Queen, in question, though fully ripe, were (March 21)) seems especially so, and I
with the pear, in the way of bud- an offspring of the Cuthbert whichwas utterly uneatable-hard, tough, sour ask you to please send me a copy of
ding on all the different roots I can the best berry for the South until and astringent. The skin was of a that number to make a clipping from,
think and hear of, ,hoping to strike the new one was tried and found to be dull russet yellow ; outline apple- as we preserve the regular set on,file
something that will just suit them. I I superior to its parent. shaped but irregular, with many deep in the library. In our forthcomingreport
have about thirty native sorts besidesall depressions, most of which appearedto with the
The chinquapin I feel sure is a success (now printer) is a his-
the orientals and their hybrids thatI --in two years they make a growthof have been caused by injury from tory of the LeConte pear from the
can hear of, making in all 23 varie six feet and had at least one hundrednuts insects ; basin and cavity quite deep best of sources. I think the idea expressed -
ties. Two years ago I budded a K>:if-: which are very fine eating, much and acute, stem short, core rather in your paper by Mr. Girar-
fer into a tropical pear stock. Whenone better than the common American large, and seeds numerous and gela- deau, as to the contamination by other
year old it had seven bloom buds chestnut. I think they would be very tinous. The plate on which they varieties, is wrong, nor are trees grown
on it. Now it is about six feet high remunerative as the yield is enormous. stand is ten inches in diameter, so it from cuttings any better than those
and as large as a broom handle. Had One little fellow not over twelve inches will be seen that each is more than grafted,if the union is well made ; nor
I thirty-one wood and one-hundred and tall, had on seven nuts. I have a nat- five inches in greatest diameter. has it stood uninjured in the North
two fruit ,buds; and at this writing has ural grove or thicket of five acres of Their fragrance was singularly strong west. Some try to make out that it is
four hundred and thirty-seven little young persimmon trees, and have just and pleasant, having a spiciness aboutit blight-proof; which is not the case, although -
pears on it. finished grafting into them. Twenty- which is quite unknown in the it is among the most exempt
It,is wonderful. indeed to what a degree three hundred scions of the Japan va- common quince, and not easily de from that malady. It is especially
of perfection'these old stony, clayey riety What do you think of the scribed. They were left in a room for adapted to the South, as the fruit id
hills of Sumter will produce fruit, venture ? Major Rooks tells me he several days, where, though unseen, much better when grown there."
seven different kinds of bunch grapes thinks I have the largest collection of one was constantly reminded of their .,.. .
fruiting with such excellence of fla by the aroma. When submitted -
fruits, nuts, etc., he has seen in the presence Figs From Seed.
vor, size and perfection that to the cooking test, these two
we are State, which,has induced me to count, Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
compelled to doubt that they are the the result is two hundred and seventy- fruits made a quart excellent jelly, I note in your issue of this date an
same old'' kinds we raised north theyare three aside from the citrus family, which in color, consi tency and acid article headed "The fig from seed." I
so far superior. Then there are ity, resembled jelly from common
which numbers some fifty more. Aftera would say to Mr. Kerr that I have a
two year old trees bending under their little longer trial I think I will have. quince, but of a much stronger flavor i fig tree two years fiom seed which is
load Kelsey Japan plums. To lookat something interesting, to tell about the and more astringent. about two and a half feet high and has
them it is enough to discourage the The tree which bore these fiuita.
Some branches of this
apple. are bearing now at only some seven or eight
can't grow 'ems," to say Iothingabout : two years. Our soil, however, is mis looked not unlike a wild pear tree. length. The leaves are more clearly
the Syl hides, Thurberp, Spottswoods, leading, being stiff clay and very rich. It was about thirty feet high, with a parted and more delicate in appear-
Stonewalls, Peento and Honey, all .4- single trunk, which branched about ance than those of the Black Persian.
oaded with their tempting fruit. four feet from the ground. The
The Chinese Quince. The seed was from a dried fig, and was
This Japan persimmon is only one branches were bushy with long, slen Of
merely Gown as an experiment.
it has few blossoms This fruit has been planted and der thorns the wood.
year a on younger course the bush has not yet fruited,
measures a little more than seven feet fruited in Florida for several years, They had evidently never been dis- and I wait with anxiety to have the

high; and the mulherry'actually measures and seems to thrive admirably, but of turbed by saw or pruning hook. The question solved. Will it fruit true to
eleven feet three inches is bark on the trunk was smooth, ,
onlyone its qualities as a table fruit when gray seed ? A. H. MERRILL.
year from..a cutting and has abouta and appeared scale off* in patcheslike
cooked Sanford, Fla., Apr111l,1887.
properly or preserved we con
quart of ripe fruit on it, and both, I that of the sycamore. .
am sure has had no fertilizer. fess our ignorance. We shall be gladto From these characteristics of. the Light Crop Peen-to.
Maj. Rooks called to see me a short hear from H. H. Sanford, of Thomas tree and its fruit, it is evident that it
time and while here I showed has been subjected to Under date of March 10th, Mr. A.
ago, vilie, Ga., and others, on this point. never system-
him my best three year old Peento Many of our readers will rememberthe atic improvement by culture. It has I. Bidwell, writes us :
peach ,tree. Our soil is two to three of the peculiarities of a wild fruit. But "I am disappointed in the Peen-to's
feet deep and remarkable fertility magnificent looking specimens should it prove as amenable to cul both last year and this. The crop of
for pine land-clay and stone sub-soil this fruit Mr. Sanford exhibited attire ture as our American varieties, I feel peaches has been very light, owing I
from three to five feet down. Excel- meeting of the Florida Nursery confident that it will eclipse anythingin presume, to the late January frosts.
lent lime is burned in the vicinity. I men's Association last fall. They the line of quinces now in cultiva- The trees have not half a 'crop: on.

have not intentionally fertilized the were distributed among the members tion." Honey scarcely any, while Bidwell's
tree spoken of, but growing near our A Virginia correspondent of the : Early have all the trees can carry,
of whom far
none so as we
present ,
dwelling it probably has had all it could and Bidwell's Late a good crop.
have ascertained, were able to get same )paper says:
assimilate. I handed the Major the Have the Peen-to's generally a light
tape measure, asked him to take its them into edible condition. Prof. C. It seems to be a remarkably vig-I crop or is this confined to the region

size one foot from ground, 25 inches .C. Georgeson, of the Imperial Collegeof orous grower, with clean, smooth bark about Orlando ? We should like to

circumference (body is about one size Agriculture, Tokio, Japan, writingthe like a peach tree, very different from : hear from Messrs. Taber, DePass, and
to limbs which are 20 inches above the commom quince of this section, other, on this point. -
Orchard and Garden of this fruitas
ground,) 23 feet 3 inches high and 22 which is almost always rough and *-
feet 6 inches across limbs. I am gladI found in China and Japan, says : scrubby looking. My\ tree is about: The footing of the oranges sent from
had the Major to measure it, becauseit "While rambling about the countryone eighteen feet high and eighteen inchesin Palatka during the past season shows
lets me out of what might seem a fish day last fall here, in the neigh- circumference just above the 69,079 boxes.
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APRIL 18,1887.] THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. -.-- 341 1Floriculture. 1 1f

'tive growth it i is grateful for an occa- more deeply colored than those of the jessamine. The flowers are succeeded
sional watering of liquid manure. To other varieties. Leaves lanceolate in by curious seed-vessels which are upwards .
e produce a large plant repot occasionally shape} and of a bright green color.- of a foot and a half in length
aA' BY W. C. 8TECr.E.I )) and drain the pots well." Chas. E. Parnell, in Horticultural Art The seeds grow very readily, and the
Journal. vines well
-- -- seem adapted for covering
Cereus Grandiflorus. Notes on Forsythias.The The Forsythias can be easily grownin walls, trellises, or summer houses, the
(Night-blooming Cereus.) several species or varieties of Florida. They of foliage being dense and graceful. In
are deserving
Though the statements, in the beginning Forsythias, or as they are popularly some portions of England the plant is
even greater praise than is accorded
and is
perfectly hardy used
of an interesting article taken termed "Golded Bells" form when effectively
them in the above article.-[Eo. for covering the walls of churches, as
from Currie's Monthly, may seem ex- taken together a small)) genus of hardy .. well as those of private houses. No

travagantyet they are not overdrawn.The deciduous, ornamental shrubs belonging Pansies. special culture is necessary. The

plant deserves to be much more to the natural Oleacea. Those who are fond of pansies but plants will grow in any rich soil, and
common than it is at present. It is as They are shrubs of free vigorous the require only a slight pruning in the
neglected to plant seed last fall,
spring, merely cutting few of
easily grown as most varieties of cac- growth, attaining a height of from would do well to test the following the feeble branches. away

tus, the principal difference being that three to six feet having lancelate or plan, taken from Vick's Magazine for "We here call the attention of our

being taller it requires more room and ovate, bright green leaves which appear March : In this climate, unless growing readers to this vine, because of its
more care in handling. after the flowers, and are re- in soil that is moist ready propagation from seeds and its
"The announcement that a plant of tained until the late autumn months. naturally they easy culture, hoping that at least some
i The pendulous, bright yellow flowersare will need to he watered very freely of those who live in the Southern
this remarkable cactus I is expected to produced towards the end of Aprilor and a shade of some kind is almost in- States will give it a trial in the open

flower soon, is sufficient to attract as commencement of May, the precise dispenable during our long hot sum- air. In the Northern States it mightbe
much widespread attention and inters time depending upon the season and mer. A light screen made of lath grown in a bed of soil in the'flower
est as the gaudy posters of a popular the situation in which the plants are pit and protected in the pit during
circus about to visit town. The happy grown. They are produced in clusters nailed about one half an inch apart to winter. One thing, however, need not
possessor of the plant is the envy of of two or more, and remain in strips of board and then supported on be attempted, and that is pot culture.It .
the whole neighborhood. All his j perfection for some ten or fourteen stakes about two feet from the ground, must be bedded in the soil if you
friends and al'quaintances-and just days. When properly grown and would answer the purpose about as would be successful." .
then he has number of them-are cared for
any the Forsythias deserve all well .
that could be
as anything devised."I .
daily and anxiously inquiring when f that can be said in their praise and Lion's Tail.
he thinks the expanding bud will unfold are well deserving of a prominent have had in the heat of summer, Leonatus Leonuris.
its petals. He is besieged by j place in every rural home ground, on where the sun lay till late in the after- Editor Floriculture
scores of visitors every night, all areS account of the ease with which theycan noon, pansies an inch and threequarters I know of :few that
) afraid he may forget to send word be grown and the little skill or across, from seed two years old and flower so in this plants grow
d to them the night it bursts into bloom, and they cannot afford to miss such a the attention of flower
sight. This may seem a little over- Forsythias do best when grownin cow manure, partly rotted forest leaves the above named shrub first,introduced
drawn, but in many instances it is not. i a moderately enriched loamy soil and wood ashes. Three quarts of -
''The flowering of this plant is looked j and can be grown as single specimensor ashes to a bushel of manure is enough, by Peter Henderson & Co In
the 1886 I received from
upon as a great wonder, and attracts in groups upon the lawn, where .i but two-thirds of the soil of the bed Mr. spring Henderson ol of these'
attention accordingly. It is a great they will show to good advantage. It of the manure and leaves i is not too one plants
wonder because it flowers at night,and is well to remember that they will not much for pansies. It makes no difference about eight inches in height. I set it
only then. The flower bud, which may 1 bear neglect, and so grass should not whether the manure is fresh or in the open ground, and without giv-
have been in process of growth for be permitted to grow close upto and rotted, that I can see, but it is best to ing it any particular attention it grew
perhaps a month, at least towards the around the plants. It is well to give have it buried with a couple of inchesof into a shrub some four feet high and
evening of the same day gives evidence them a good dressing of well decayed rich soil over it, in which to set the eight feet in circumference by August.At .
of immediately Usu- seedlings."A that time it sent forth spikes of
opening. manure every fall, and this if possible
ally about eight o'clock the petals be- should be dug in early the ensuing mulch of grass or leaves round flowers described by Mr. Henderson,
gin to unfold, and by midnight theyare spring.The. the plants will keep the ground from in his catalogue, ns "Upwards of afoot
fully expanded, displaying the Forsythias have a stragglingmanner drying, but if it is not rainy. they in length and of a most vivid
magnificent, creamy white, deliciously of growth, and if neglectedsoon should be watered every night. I orange color, which, next to blue, is
'perfumed flower in all its loveliness. become very shaped, so that think it is best to plant the seeds in a the"rarest color we have among'flow
"It is remarkable, considering the they should be cut back into shape as large box filled with the mixture mentioned ers. The shrub flowered freely until
interest taken in this plant, that it is soon as they have ceased blooming.It and in the same proportion ; as about the 20th of January, when a
so seldom met with in collections of is advisable to examine them occa- the seedlings are rather slow in growth quite severe frost cut down to withina
plants. It seems to be the prevailing sionally during the summer season they can be cared for easier in this foot of the ground. Very soon
opinion that it is difficult to manage and to pinch back all shoots as soon way when small. after this injury of the tender growth,
Such, however, is not the case ; on the as they show a tendency to grow out "During the summer the size it began to grow vigorously, and is
contrary, it is very easy of culture. A of shape. Never trim a Forsythia in i of the flowers can be kept up now forming flower spikes. Mr.
small piece of a branch is sufficient as the fall unless you wish to remove all by watering two or three times a Henderson" calls it "A valuable nov-
a cutting, and may soon and with ease its flowers. week with water in which cow ma- elty. I believe it is valuable to
be grown into a blooming plant. Whena i : The following are the different varieties : nure has been soaked till t-e; color of Florida, as it is not injured by a slight
cutting has been procured, lay it asideto ) briefly described : : strong coffee ; you can hardly give frost, thrives during the dryest
give the cut end an opportunity to Fortunii (Fortune's Forsythia). Of: them too much of it, if it gets on the weather on high pine land ; needs lit-
dry well up before inserting it in the upright and spreading growth. The. leaves rinse them with clean water. tle care ; ]luxurates in our hot sum-
sand. Unless that precaution is taken flowers, which are of a bright yellow Pick off the faded blossoms; if you mer sun, and will, I believe, be in almost -
there is danger of its rotting. It shouldbe I color, drop before the bright green want seed tie a rag round the largest, continual bloom here.CHARLES .
inserted but a short diftance in the leaves appear. This is the best early finest blossoms, and leave but one seedpod WINNIE.
Eustis Fla. March 1887.
sand, and should be lightly watered 1 flowering shrub. I on a plant till ripe."
until roots have been produced. The Suspensa (Weeping or pendulous We are very glad to publish this

soil used in potting it, after it is well Forsythia). This is more slender and Mandevillea Suaveolens.This interesting account of actual experience
rooted,should be light and quite sandy, delicate in growth than the other va- account of what is likely to. and hope to hear from the

and moderately enriched with some old rieties, and, in consequence of the prove a desirable new climber for writer again. Are there not othersin
well rotted manure. During the sum- pendulous branches, curve and droopover
the State who recordof
Florida is taken from the Ladies' can give us a
mer plenty of water should be suppliedit in the most graceful mannerwhen
their with flow-
but in winter that should be almost the plant is in bloom. Flowers Home Companion : experience some
totally withheld. At that season theplant bright yellow, the ovate leaves beingof "This is a rare half-hardy evergreen ering plants or shrubs? Whetherthe
may be set in any dry place, but a dark green: color. climber. It is a native of Chili, and 1 results are favorable or the re
where frost ca' not reach it. If the Viridissima (dark green leaved). was taken to England by Captain verse, they will still be interesting.Are .
young plant is inclined to ,grow with- This is a strong, robust-growing vari- Mandeville about the year 1837. It is none of the lady readers of the
out branching, remove its tip, as any ety, but as it i is of straggling growthit a free-growing vine with handsome DISPATCH interested in
other plant is pinched or pruned for requires a little care and attention, foliage and pure white, star like,sweet- sufficiently
the same reason, and it will quickly if nice compact specimens are desired. seen ted flowers. Owing to its sweet- floriculture to help make this depart-
branch out. During its season of ac- The flowers are a little larger and ness it has sometimes called the Chili ment more practical ?-ED.




i 342 =THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [APRIL 18,_1887. .

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. ing wisdom, however, and evry year shall run "Home Interests" every Current Comments.BY .

stay later. But our less pretentious sojourners week. We shall also] devote a page
A Editor. those who are visiting friends each; week to a department embracing
.. ..
Contents. or have winter homes, or investments Floriculture, Arborculture and ornamental Plenty af Water.-In his very interesting -

; THE ORANGE GRoVE-Contra Current present or prospective, these have no Horticulture] in all its branches.A < article on the pine-apple in

Comments, About Navels and their of Floridiana and de- Florida, Mr. White has something to
Differences, Lack of Pollen, Seedless- thought going yet. Although summer Immigration
ness, etc., also the Maltese Oval and is a long ways off according to \partment\ will be made prominent say; about watering plants. He showsup
. DuRol; Navel Oranges; The King Orange -
' .. .337 the almanacs, in this latitude we are features Other additions and improvements the absurdity of calling a half pintof
Y VINEYARD-Grape Culture In Florida,
Concluded; New Varieties; Grape really passing the line between spring are contemplated. Duringthe water per plant, when they are two
Talk .... .. 338 "
and is have had several feet apart, "plenty of water.
FORAGE PLANTS-Forage crops, CrabGrass summer. Unique an adjectivewe past year we re-
Grassetc.Para Grass,I'Alfalfa Guinea and GrassTexasBlue Teosinte; frequently apply to Florida and 1 liable additions to the AgriculturalPress ] The same may be said of watering

county an Adverse;Alfalfa Report in Hernando from does Putnam not here no exception to this usage; for of the State, and there has been strawbery and vegetable plants duringa

succeed on High Pine Land; Teosintein while it is seed time with our farmers, marked improvement in the appearance drouth. People will go over a patch
Duval, superior to other Forage
Plants in Florida. . .. . 339 the beginning of an : ctive campaign, and quality of all. We have and pour a cupful of water around
THE ORCHARD-The Fruits of Sumter, each and then talk of the bountiful
New Pears, Bunch Grapes, Kelsey of which we cannot forecast the outcome tried to keep abreast of the times and plant -

Plums, Peaches.Blackberries Persimmons, and Cnln Raspberries ue-- ; it is on the other hand, the bart the hearty support we have received watering they have given them.
pins; the Chinese Quince; The Le- They forget the fact that all the soil
Conte Pear; Figs from Seed; Light vest home of our fruit growers and assures us the many improvements we
Crop Peen-to. . . . .340 is dry if their plants are sufferingfrom
gardeners. The oranges are sold 1 have made in matter and appearanceare ,
FLORICULTURE- Cereus Grandlflora ;
Notes on Forsythias; Pansies; Mande- and the in the bank. The the We drouth. In that case, a little
money appreciated by public.
villeSuaveolens; Lion's Tall. .. . 341
t truckers with the with attain- water around the plant makes the soil
EDITORIAL-The Week; Current Com- are through are not content present
ments ..._.... 842
wet for few minutes but the
Our Florida"Whipi'oor-will- ;" What's the labor of making a crop, can compute i ment, however, but to continue a dry
Matter? .'.... . ... .. . . .. 343 propose soil around it begins attracting the
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT ... .. .. 343 about what their truck will bring t the good work until the DISPATCH

MARKET REPORTS . .. .. .... ..... .. 343 1 them, and are rushing it into marketas j shall be unexcelled by any of moisture at once and in a short time
. METEORLOGICAL.. .... .... ... .. .. ... 343 could not detect difference
rapidly as possible. With many of i its class in the country. you any
THE FAKM-Raising Sweet Potatoes;
More about Farmer John's Rye' Fer- our business men also, "the season" is between the soil where you put the
tilizing; Upland Rice Sweet Potato
Vines for Stock . ;.. ... ..... .. 344 over. The respite from work affords The convening of the Legislaturehas water and that a foot away.

FLORIDI of Oranges AN A-,State oo. .Items... . .;..the.. .Next. .. .Crop.. 345 leisure f for the amenities of life, and 1 called general attention to the This being case it is evident that vl I

IRRIGATION System Irrigation-Sub-Irrigation Enriches; Mr.Soils Cole's and parties, picnics, etc., are the order of
Destroys; Insects .. ..... .. .. .. .. 340 the day. Social life in the country for which provision has been ough irrigation of all the soil is a '

Boards Work instead and Water of Tile; Sub-Irrigation; Water Supply; Enriches -; will run high until the heat of mid- made by the $15,000 annual appro- remedy fir the dangers of drouth. r
the Soil; Strawberries; What is
it; Farm Notes. .. . . .. .... 347 summer drives people to the moun- priation of the general government, The Melon Shrub.-I tested it care- )
THE GARDEN--Gardening in Florida; tains the the shade. also the of State
sea or
to organization a
Growing Beets Home Gardening on and last but
Sandy Soil .;. .. .. .. .. ... ... .......348 the fully patiently season,
of under
Department Agriculture
TROPICAL--Notes from the Tropical Agriculturist though the plants grow luxuriantlyand
of Columbo, The Strawberries of the Constitution On
Ceylon are ripening rapidly.
Poppy on Indian River . ;. .. 349 provision new bloomed profusely, they persist-
Prices hold about the same as last this point Governor Perry says in his
ently refused to perfect any fruit.
The Week. week, namely forty cents to sixty message to the Legislature :
One blossom did set a fruit, but it felloil'
(Ending Friday, April 15th.) cents per quart. One carrying com- "The importance which the peopleof
before it was an inch long. It
Halcyon days Bright sun ; clear pany has forwarded five car loads this Florida attach to Agriculture is
was said to be as hardy as a fig tree,
soft air. As fades manifest from the constitutional
sky ; sunlight to I week, and expects to forward nine pro-
vision making that an Administrative but out of about a dozen thrifty plants
twilight,and-twilight deepens into star- next week. This has
company already Department of our State Government.The which I Lad last fall, only three sur-
light the mellowing, delicious, soothingair
marketed between and 200-
100,000 interests of this industry merit
vived the winter, and of these only
like music, seems to float one off 000 quarts, and will handle over 300- your most careful consideration in
of the that well
parts were covered -
into dreamland. Youth and Beauty 000 quarts before prices run down too framing necessary legislation under

hold high carnival at broad noon ; the low for shipment. The entire Section 26, Article IV, and Section 8, with earth. I shall test them
crop of Article X.VIII, of the Constitution again this year but with very little
outlines of the dimming
pagent -
georgeous will reach half million
probably a "
.- that will be of value.
hope they any
and changing with the decliningsun quarts. The market price for cab- ..- -

soften into romance, and senti- Teosinte Seed.
bages remains about the same as Fertilizing Orange Trees.-It is no

ment, and enchantment as evening. last week. Buyers are giving $2.00 Numerous applications have ex- doubt true that bone meal and potash!

passes into night. Roses, and lilies to $2.501 per barrel delivered at station hausted the limited amount of Teosinte supply the elements most needed, by

and honeysuckles everywhere ; the nearest the gardens. One Alachua seed we received from the Departmentat bearing groves, in the cheapest avail-

gardens full of flowers, \\hose exquisite gardner sold the cabbages on.a Washington. We have sent for able form. But for young trees I do

perfumes the.air ; and the woodlandsare thirteen acre patch for $3,000. We more, which will be forwarded in com- not see why cotton seed meal shouldbe

decked with wild flowers. Coming are glad to see buyers on the ground I pliance with applications now on file injurious, if used in reasonable

hither for the first time in glorious bidding for our truck and fruit. Thisis immediately on its receipt. quantities. We wish to "stimulate"

spring can we wonder the called it "a consumation devou be them into
try as vigorous a growth as pos-
Our are beginning to
"The Land of Flowers?" Breathingthis wished." see that differences of climate and lo- sible, being careful only not to keep

soft, balmy, soothing air, une- The warm weather is bringing out cation are to be watched and consid- them growing so late in the fall as to

qualed in all the Occident,* can we the tomatoes and"cukes." There will ered, not only in the planting vari- have tender unripened wood liable to

wonder the sought among our crystal be a fair crop cf the former aud more eties, but in culture. The field is be killed by frost during the winter.
broad and we live but to learn.
springs the "Fountain of Youth ?
of the latter than has been estimated. .

At such a time! When spring is We need a higher grade of fruit in Deficiency of Pollen in the Navel

merging into summer-in such a land Our readers will be glad to learn the markets. This may be controlledby Orange.Is it true that this "theory"is

. Our own fair Florida! Brothers of the fruit .grower, in devoting less "
that we have perfected arrangements "exploded? Prof. 'V m.Saunders,
thePress, we stand and raise high our land and more work and energy to his
for greatly improving the DISPATCH, of the Department of Agriculture,
glass "to Youth and Beauty! business. Grade up, and prices will
by the reorganization of some of its come up. says that the blossoms are always defi-

This is the most delightful and interesting departments and the addition of sev- .-* cient in pollen. This spring I have

time of all the year in eral well known writers of ability and We should like to see some means examined the flowers on a number of
of having a "Standard" in the nomenclature -
Florida. The tourists its list of of Par OU's Navel when
now flitting practical experience to con- of fruits, flowers and vegeta- trees covered

rapidly northward get but a glimpseof tributors and staff correspondents. bles, and that standard in the hands with bfoom. In a large percentage of

Florida at her best, they are learn- Commencing with the next issue we: of the people. cases the stamens seemed to be dry and


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= APRIL "18,1887.] =---THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.; ---- M3 -J

.aII .
". ,t
."t c i entirely! destitute of pollen. mulgus vociferus), though somewhat PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.CHAS. Wanted. ;

similar and closely allied to the former Pasture for a Two-year-old Colt for one "

\ Kerosene vs. Palmetto.-By all bird. The "chuck-will's-widow" is a W. DACOSTA, Publisher. year. Address W. T. MOSHEB.Crescent :

means test this method < f getting rid Southern bird, seldom found north of City, Fla. \J

of palmettoes. But do, not, let .Virginia, while the "whip-poor-will" THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs Loquat Seed Wanted, d
your is known in the Dominion of Canada, 24-page weeklydevoted to AGRICULTURE, Will pay highest cash price. Address .; :
expectations rise too high. The cen- HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATION 1
and even farther north, in theBritishpossessions. and Hox INTERESTS In FLORIDA. this office. '
ter of each perpendicular fibrous root, Terms of Subscription Choice- Early Golden "

running down into the earth from the All country residents cannot, of Two any Dollars part ot the per year United, In advance States or, postpaidto Canada: Sweet Potato Draws for sale at $4 per -1

palmetto stem, is SI') exceedingly hard course, be scientific ornithologists, 10 foreign countries composed In Postal 1,000 by J. E. COLE, .
Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. '
Glen St. Mary, Ga. '
and tough that even when the plant botanists or entomologists, but it must The date when the subscription expires Is .
be confessed that even a slight knowledge I on the Address Label of each paper, the
has been dead for a year or more it is change of which to a subsequent date be- j Wanted.A .
of a few of the natural sciences I comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt Live and energetic man wanted to
like wire and hardly be cut with I Is sent unless requested.The .
enables us often to find "sermons in paper Is stopped at expiration of the canvass for one of the leading publications -

.' a knife. I doubt whether a ",thimblefu stones, books in the running brooks," ,subscription, unless previously renewed. in Florida. Salary and Commission -
When a change of address i is desired, both Address
]" of kerosene applied to the bud and much of interest and beauty in the old and new addresses should be given. given. PUBLISHER DISPATCH.

all that surrounds S. D.
would us. Jacksonville Fla.
penetrate to these roots. ,
Duval Co., Fla., April 6, 1887. the risk of the sender unless made by I
registered letter or by check, express order, I
order to W. DA- Cotton Seed Hall Ashes
error.-There is or postal payable CHAS
Typographical no What's the Matter? i OSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dispatch, For sale by_the American Oil Co., 18

accounting for the depravity of the Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : To Advertisers. Broadway, New York. Prices, delivered
at any Railroad Station or River Landing
ri types. Of course we who are your patrons TURAL JOURNAL OF THIS STATE: and has a
in Florida
large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe given upon application.
On page 303 of the DISPATCH, for naturally turn to you for informationof United States and foreign countries- Analysis guaranteed.
wherever the Interest Is turned Southward. .
all the sick
sorts as naturally as
April 4th, I am made to say of"Mack"that It IS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING E- ,
Guns Ammunition Ete.
man to his doctor. So here is "what'sthe DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es-
"I must correct a slight misrepresentation tate, Nurseries! Transportation lines, Banks, Every one in want of anything in this
matter. Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable
line, should write for prices to
on his part. I brought no In early January I consigned to the to reach our winter visitors or our ROCKWELL & KINNE,
such accusation against him ; I wroteit Florida Fr lit Etch ange fifty boxes increasing permanent population.* Successors to Nichols, Rockwell &Co.,

misapprehension, which is quite dif pound and well packed oranges (thirty- Advertising Rates. 38 West Bay street
SI 00 per inch first insertion* 50 cents per
t.Serieulture.. three brights and seventeen russetts). Inch for each subsequent insertion.

March 5th to 28th returns were received Preferred Positions, Next Reading or on Cover: Orange and Vegetable Markets.

showing gros 881.25; expenses $1.40 per inch first insertion; 90 cents per NEW YORK,.April 15, 1887.
.-I hope that no one
inch for each subsequent Insertion. The following are the market quota-
out, 855.84. I got net, $25.41, 10 per cent. off on 2 months' contracts. tions and vegetables this date
article in on :
who reads the describing :20( "on 6" oranges
which gives me 51 cents box
per "
30" 12" Fla.Strawberriesfa'cy..pergt O@
glowing terms "A Florida Silk Farm," nearly to cover cost of production, Advertisements on JUST be acceptable In choice 40@ 45
will fail to give the next article on the picking, packing, box, paper, nails, EVERY THK FLORIDA respect. DISPATCH is sent free to Charleston ...........poor.................. 25@ 55
those who advertise in It, adver- Fla. Oranges,fancy bright.per box 5 OO@ 550
four miles etc. as as
careful I care, cartage ,
same page a perusal. tisement 1 choice............ ". 3 50@ 400
Why do not our Florida Fruit Ex- continues.Address fair to goo J.... 2 50@ 3 00
thought, while reading of the wonderful solicit business for the CHAS. W. DACO3TA, Publisher, h russets...... ..... 2 OO@ 3 00
prospects for success in silk culture, change people Jacksonville, Florida. Fla. Irish Potatoes, prime, per bbl 5 O\J@\ 7 00
I have fine of '* small @ 3 00
that I should have something to say coming year. a crop Fla. Cabbages .. .. ..per bbl.2 50@ 3 00
the But theeditor.s several hundred boxes in prospect and Wavarly Stock Farm. Georgia Peas . . .per crate. 1 fJO@ 2 60
on subject. on reading
am anxious to be solicited. I want Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic Fla. Beans, Wax ... ..per crate 3 50@ 4 00
comments, in the succeeding 44 round ...... 2 3 00
the No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. U .. .
the solicitor to present to me projects flat. 20025O
article, I found that he had covered Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, l1a. Beets 2 00 2 60
the ground so completely that there and the reasons why my faith made 778 pounds of butter in one year. Florida Toaiatoe..s ..... ... 2 5 00
falter. Fla. white. 150@ 2 00
should Squash
was absolutely nothing left for me to Boraba, No. 10,330, was sired by the
do to commend his remarks to Now, I feel confident that scattering Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460:-Panic's J. D. HASHAGEN.

except oranges broadcast among commission gr tilire. Her calf sold for $12,000. NEW YORK, April 14, 1887.
,the attention of all who may contem- W Pwlro. No. 3,187, sold for $10.000, is a
houses is not a good to do. The receipts of vegetable via late
plate embarking in this new industry. way :- of Kurobis. No. 2,454-Panic's:
wish I were as confident that the Fi? SCIIKA.DEU Duos.g. g. steamers are more liberal, but prices
continue firm for all except cabbages
,Our Florida "Whip-Poor-Will." ida Fruit Exchange is even as goof Tallahassee, Leon County Fla. which are sold temporarily lower,but
Please advice and -.- -----
give us some i advices are light for all vegetables and
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Van Kip Huururfl. Eustis, 'Ja.Gro.o .
lige yours, M. L.f prices must improve. Cabbage $2.50 to
Throughout the Middle and Northern Mlcanopy, Fla., March 31,1S87.Meteorological.. contractor and agent. Land ::;3; cucumbers $5 to $7; tomatoes $2.50to

States the, robin (turdus migrato- A8 clearetl, set with orange trees and taken $5; beans $2.50 to $4 ; peas $2 to $3;
care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid. beets $2 squash $1.50 to $2 straw-
nUB) and the blue bird (sylvia sialis) ;
Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. berries 25c. to 50c. and in good demand;
are generally regarded as the har- .
w ; oranges are selling at advanced prices;
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bingers of spring; but in Florida, .. "3 C: .-. h U M A fancy $6; russetts $2.50 to $3.
FLA.eek a .fag18amJo 3 ; S 08 a The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per- G. S. PALMER.
where the seasons are )less sharply r-- O Q) & iy a> 8.
outlined the return of the so-called 88 f.ells' a2e.IaAv JSvUJU.Ua :; U. fumery Co. will buy the following Flowers 14 1887.
delivered at 45 West Bay St.: PHILADELPHIA, April ,
"whip-poor-will," or "chuck-wiU's- Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind, New vegetables in small supply and

widow" (caprimulgus Carolinenris), is >04 f palnaB{ O.t--OOH: wr-OOo--QOsqjpaapunq Corps. at 15 cents per lb. improving in demand; peas $2 to $3.50
considered that cold z ( a t1 Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents perorate; beans $2 to $3; tomatoes $4
"sign" .
sure = OBSERVATION 0 1tJ SignalCorps. Ib.Rose. to $6; cucumbers $4 to $5.50; squash
: weather is past and, our long summer c.. per $1.50 to $2 plants wanted cab-
Lt LW0I9A: I O-*t--.t--an Signal Geranium Leaves and Cuttings, ; egg ;
close at hand. '' 10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb. bages $3 to $4 per barrel; potatoes,
This year, on the evening of March a SergeantSignal Petals of Arabian Jessamine, 30 cents choice large, $8; medium $6 to $7;
ngAp A. 3: 'non:>aJIU I strawberries 40c. 60o.PANCOAST .
F : small $4 to $5: to
31st, at dusk, I heard the first notes 0 Sergeant perpound.
8. IZZZZZ- Write for Circular giving full direc- & GRIFFITHS.
of the "chuck-will's-widow" this sea .
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tions for gathering, etc.
son, and gladly hailed the bird as a OFKICK U., : Olea Fragrans.The .

sign that our too-long-deferred sum- pan saqoai(11'8(1 u{ SS58S38S". level.level.ITH ITH: Petersburg Express Crates for Straw- pretty evergreen shrub Olea

mer had come at last. But, alas! on : BKKVICE Ip IulLI ::!1 1I berries for sale at manufacturers prices. fragrans belongs to the same order as

the very next day, town from some- GNALBKKVICE --. p S Consignments of Berries, Oranges and the olive tree. It is a native of China
: ;:! o other fruits and vegetables solicited.
where in the region of the "Boreal for I tI'Ual'i' I o CCCCCCCCtta wcvr.oo-- ?. Send for circulars and stencils.E. and is highly odorifeous both in foli--

Pole," came the "ragged edge" or GNAL 30.60.ed, jDATK BEAN, age and flower, and on this account is
end" of "blizzard"and off went m mnmlnu'i ,oa:83833 m Waycross R. R. wharf,
"fag a -= redu used by the Chinese to flavor and
summer's musical herald to be heard p "L lowes lowest Jacksonville, Fla.
I mOOMmoo-+ adulterate tea. The flowers are very
'. no more until last night (April 5th), m'ttIJ"'UJIT cot--t--t--t---- ;;readingsredu Pure bred brown leghorns eggs for small growing' clusters, pure white,

when "mellower moons and happierskies" I 30.127 81 readings hatching from two yards of carefully ma- and emit a delightful perfume. I

seemed to lure him back, again atam.1'Ua' e'tv!:: --i2-- ; ted birds at $1.60 for 13, $2.50 for 26, have found it a admirable plantfor
lU'8a' n'Ual' iggggg < rometerreadings:: for 39. A few of light very
from tho soft'sea isles, farther South. I 3,00 settings the winter, as it is not affected by
brahmas to $1,50 setting.
He has now, we trust, come to stay; eorologicaReport .. :: ..: ..: ..: ).. :. barometer.thermometer < spare.RUDOLF per GETZLAFF. the heated atmosphere. It grew very
and, for the benefit of quite a large : : : : r: i Tallahassee, Fla. thriftily the past summer in the open
: I : : .
class of otherwise intelligent readers, .. : = as BaHighest Houses to- Rent ground.-Vick's Magazine.
I rise to, explain that the "chuck- 'E m DATK: 00', p. O.>.
will's-widow" (caprimulgus Carolinen- as C Highest HighestHighest Highest HighestNOTE.NOTE.JMOTJE. Terms reasonable. AddressW. outdoor cultivation in Florida.-

sis) is not the "whip-poor-will" (capri- mm: H. REED, Pittman, Fla. ED.


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More About Farmer John's Rye. pine lands, that element is almost come up, and then run a board over it

:.1.1i e Farm. Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: wholly lacking, it must be also sup- and the rire will come up clear, the

At your request I will say some- plied. This however, can be done board clearing it of all the young
i about more cheaply from our muck beds gras and weeds which may have made
thing more_ my rye.
Raising Sweet Potatoes., than by bringing it a long distance by their appearanceI
land .is well set with
At the last meeting of the Fenel My high pine, rail at exhorbitant freights. Now the prefer land for rice that is not

t (Putnam County,Fla. ) Horticultural blackjack bushes and trees, havingno question arises, can we not supply our stocked with grass seeds as it is quitea
under it. I had this land well
clay ammonia, our phosphoric acid and tedious job to get theyounggrass out
Society, 'the' Rev. Mr. Becks, read a
k" late in the of 1886. I
grubbed spring potash, and soda and magnesia, etc., of the drills when it has once got a
f paper' j, "Cultivation of the Sweet Po think it was in May. I plowed it well in a cheaper and a better manure than good hold.

tato" for the following synopsis of this with a one-horse turning plow, and by manufactured manure at $50 per The yield depends much upon the

paper .and the, discussion which followed planted it to clay peas at once. These ton. (That is about what they amountto fertility of the soil, the seasons and

l we are indebted to the Palatka peas grew well aud covered the ground with freight and hauling added.) cultivation. Good average land will

News. nicely. In September I let in my Now wheat is worth about $40 per produce from thirty to fifty bushels

mules, horse and cow, and they soon ton, oats $30, bran $25, cotton seed while wet, swamp or bottom land will
,For. very early planting Air.\ Becks finished the peas. meal $22, and after passing them yield from fifty to one hundred bushelsto

recommends 'the hot-bed by the use The last of August I sowed broad- through our horses, cow, goats, pigs, the acre.

of which "draws". or sprouts may be cast about one bushel of rye to the chickens, we have received out of them .. .

produced, two or three weeks earlier acre, and had my fourteen-year-old their full value in horse labor, beef, Sweet Potato Vines for Stock.In .

will from boy plow the ground with the same meat, milk, eggs, they are worth as our Live Stock:; Department last
than they the
appear previous turning plow that I had used in the
much than before for the
or more use week Wm. B.
our correspondent "
'year's ldor,: from the ordinary spring. He plowed it about four inches of and -
our trees vegetables.
A of the I had Schrader, of the Waverly Stock farm,
cold-bedding plan. Ordinarily sprouts deep. part Why then buy these patent nos-
plowed with a double shovel plow, like Tallahassee, Fla., refers to the value of
,from ,the ground upon which the po- trums longer, but raise more stock and
tatoes the previous will be those used to plow corn with in the patronize our muck beds for humus sweet potato vines as food for stock.In c
grew year North. This is all I did to the field.
for this the editor of the
compost. regard to
produced[ sufficiently early, and in I find that the part plowed with the
Wheat bran is excellent
an thing{ to Southern Live Stock Journal
sufficient abundance for general purposes double shovel is doing best; and, by supply the phosphates for phosphoric says
the that double shovel plow is the 'There is no doubt but the sweet potato -
The hot-bed should be made way, acid so much lacking in our Southern
is rich food and when fed
for Florida farmers. It vine a to
early in February, and the sprouts very thing soil We might thus stop to some ex-
milk in its increases
cows state, largely -
does work and enables the green
be when attain the good the of for butter
may set out they tent out go money milk of
the yield. a proof
l to execute about twice the amountof
height of three or four inches above man work. meat, canned milk, pork and potatoesand this we refer to all who have fed the
other besides fertilizers
ground. many things. -
Mr. Becks constructs his ridges for I procured my rye for seed at Haw- with advantage to ourselves, indi- vines.Potato vines difficult
are to
the recepteon of the draws by turning i thorn. There is a good deal of rye vidually, and the State in general.But very
cure into hay, more so than
any crop
raised in that of the andI
'' part country,
'the four furrows faith in
plow togethertwo the man who puts
that we know of that is used as forage.
find that Florida raised
from each side-and smoothing upa rye well composted stable manure with .
We do not know whether the vines \re
little with the hand hoe, upon the top better here than that shipped from plenty of humus added, has the safest difficult to preserve in the silo or not,

of which ridges he drops his draws 12 Georgia and other States. basis for all crops. And by savingthe but would like to know. As feed for

to, 14 inches apart, and pushes them: As soon as my rye is cut I intendto whole of the excretions they are milch these vines valuable
cows, are too -
the stubble under and
down with stick the of threeor plow plant food Re-
a to depth equal in value to the given. be allowed the
to to rot on
the field in I will let these
inches careful fill clay peas. .
four HOWARD.Eustls
: being not to spectfully, VAN EPPS "
up the hole made by the stick. grow and rot down ; then I will sow Orange Co.,Fla.Upland ground.

Potatoes, like most other kinds of rye about the last of October and .- .- Have any of our readers had any

vegetables, accept fertilization kindly ; plow it in the same way as I did last Rice. experience in using or making- ensilageof

and ,Mr. Beck considers the best fertil--. fall.It The cultivation of upland rice is a sweet potato vines, if so we should

e izer for general purposes is to be found seems to me that the farmers of matter that our planters should re- like to hear them from through
Florida ought to raise It
in the cow pen ; a conclusion upon more rye. flect seriously upon. That it will pay, these columns.
makes horse feed when well
which he is likely to encounter but splendid we do not doubt for a moment, and .
.adversaries. Cotton seed meal is cut in a feed cutting box. In various be
:. we see no reason why it should not become The present season promises to
'the best. It is not best parts of the State I have seen fields of in the
next to plant one of the staple crops of Florida. I the most prolific fruit season
draws later than the middle of May.Early rye, and it always seems to do well, We know of planter in this State history of the Sorrento section. For

in June the vines from the first and requires but little attention. If who netted $75.00, a few years ago, the first time the Kelsey plum is in

draws,set put will be long enough to every farmer would plant a few acres upon one acre of rice; and what has fruit here, the plums being an inch in
for further shouldbe of rye he would have all the iced The Le-
cut planting. They been done once can certainly be done diameter at this writing.
needed for his horses. Then it is the
cut about'15 inches in length andshotild'be again. Many complain that they Conte pear trees are holding some
'' planted as the draws are, very thing for poultry ; it makes good cannot cultivate this crop because fruit, and the Catley guavas are liter-

'only' both end should remain above pasture for chickens during the winter here is n machinery in the countryfor ally covered with young fruit, and the
and spring, while the grain is just
ground.The"stand. cleaning it, but if the people gen- common guava will probably bear
.f? is what they need in the fall, when the Bananas and
over"plan a good way erally will engage in it. cultivation also this season. pine
obtain draws and vines the cow peas are all consumed. the tender of the semi-
to early ; these mills will necessarily be built. apples, most

plan being to plant the vines in the ordinary FARMER. JOHN. In fact we can say authentically that tropical fruits, have escaped any seri-

way,'only on.flatter beds, about such a mill will be erected at WildWood ous damage and bear fruit this season.

the 1st of September. Then, when the Fertilizing.Editor time enough to take care of The mulberry, strawberry and Japan

frost,u kills, the vines, draw sufficient FLORIDA DISPATCH: the coming crop if our farmers wills plum season is not yet over, and the

dirt over the newly formed potatoes to How much controversy there i plant a sufficient average to justify. strawberry season will last several

protect them from the frosts of winter. about the different kinds of fertilizer This trouble being obviated, there is months yet. The Honey and Peen-

Three inches of good soil will both offered by manufacturers. Nearly no excuse left ; and we hope to see a To peach trees will yield a larger crop

protect and fertilize.' every planter has his favorite brandof large crop of rice made this season. than ever before, and the peaches on

In the discussion that followed, J. commercial! manure, and some place: It will pay. the trees are now half grown and will

W. Thomas said his practice did not their reliance on stable manure, while: ripen before the first of May. The
We take the foregoing from the
wholly agree with that of Mr. Beck's. some wholly eschew it. I have heard grape vines are also bearing well. Addto

In ,preparing his ridges he prepared some say that all ammoniacal ma. Sumterville Times. the above the melon and huckle-

''first to open a furrow for the receptionof nures were hurtful to the orange and l A. R. Godwin, whom a correspondent berry crops, which never fail, and the

the fertilizer, and then to throw up use only chemical high priced fertili. of the Florida Agriculturist styles: prospects for plenty of fruit are ,very

a bed thereon by making two round*I zers. Now the world has raised i iU J "one of our most successful planters" encouraging. The only disheartening

with the plow, the second round doing: subsistence for five thousand ,years the instructions for prospect is the fact that the orange

but :little more than finishing up th< more or less from such manures, an gives following trees are not blooming to any extent,

ridge from the dirt moved by the first. yet the. best manures and most lastin g growing upland rice : and unless they do so at their next

This plan leaves unbroken a strip be- results are produced on cow-peunec d I prefer having the land thoroughly, growth the orange crop will not be so

tween the ridges, to be opened out an d I land. Our chemical manures an e broken up by a plow, then laid off large as the season just closed. The

turned up later, when the grass shal 1 based. the assumed presence or absence with a small scooter three feet apart. trees, however, never made a better

have begun to grow. He does "no t of certain constituents of the e< Sow seed at the rate of three pecks to growth or looked better than they do

use the hoe at all in making up th soil. They always assume the presence thj acre and cover with a scooter plow,, at the present ti 'e.-Sorrento High-

beds." of humus, and, if, as in our hig h) let it remain until the rice begins to, land Prest.


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18, 1887.J THE FLORIDA DISPATCH/ 315ploridiana.

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Spring Garden the leaves on the Banner says : "The present capacityof why the handsome plume birds of

mulberry and orange trees were riddled the works is forty barrels, which :South Florida are disappearing..TheSouth

; at Emporia the hail stones in is disposed of as fast as made, depots : Florida railroad will at once
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State sheltered spots did not melt until the for sale of same being established at put in a switch at the Okeechobeedock

Items. following day. At Mt.Pleasant (Gad Palatka, Gainesville and Jacksonville, I to promote the handling of veg-

Plums 'most ripe. den county) a heavy hail storm is re by the lessees of the mine, who are I etables from the famous lake and

Spring 'most gone. ported. pushing it for all it is worth. Wherever river regions south of us. We believe

In Manatee county the vegetablecrop Farmers in the Okahumka, Center the lime has been tested for the this is the start of what will eventuallyresult

looks more encouraging since the Hill, Webster, Massacre, Bushnell, uses to which it is put, it has demonstrated in making our lake front a net

late rains. Wildwood, Rutland, Oxford, Adams- its superiority. Their capacity work of switches and side tracks to

The Manatee Farmers' Club ville and Sumterville neighborhoods, will be enlared to 300 barrels.per accommodate the traffic into and out
held of the fertile sections down the lake...
Sumter day.
their county, are planting corn, potatoes -
regular meeting at
Manatee. on
the 5th inst. sugar cane, peanuts, etc., to a In the great Orange Park land sale The rapid settlement and developmentof
greater extent this season than hereto- one important event out of our rich vegetable lands has virtu-

Seven thousand seedling orange: trees fore, and paving good attention to I it. H. A. Bartlett, may Esq.,grow of the old ally forced the S. F. R. R. Co., to
have just been shipped from Sumter their hogs and cattle. established manufacturing house of H. unite with the steamers on the lake for
to Califi rnia. the and convenient
county ) more
Six hundred bales of cotton, valuedat A. Bartlett & Co., Philadelphia ; also prompt
of the of
The recent cold weather did very $39,000, were shipped from Waldo the president of the Pino Palmire handling large shipments made. The

little damage to the fruit and vegetables during the past season. There were Fibre Co., of that city, has bought a vegetables now being
time is far distant when Kissimmeewill
j. around Apopka.At shipped during the past season nearly large tract of some five hundred acres
be noted the
as most prominent
20,000 crates of valued at at Ridgewood, through which the De
Oxford farmers have about fin- oranges vegetable shipping center of the State.
ished planting and corn looking splen- $50,000. Vegetables, grapes, strawberries Lercie creek, with a large fall, flows.
didly since the late rains. Peen-to peaches and other Mr. Bartlett is soon to more thoroughly The late report that a railroad is to

fruits will amount to about $36,000, examine this large water power. If be constructed from Jacksonville to

The April showers are coming thick if no disaster befalls the present crop. found large enough, he contemplates Palatka on the east side of the riveris

and fast, and all vegetation is growingoff moving his business from Philadelphiato nothing new to your correspondent,
The of tobacco in
at an astonishing rate. transplanting* this State. Employing, as this firm who has been interviewed several.times

About seventy-five crates o1( beans Columbia since county the rain is and progressing the rap- does, over one hundred men, this will in regard to the important project.
and twenty-four crates of idly prospectsare be quite an acquisition to Florida's That the road will be constructed I
cabbage are for considerable
good a
acreage, interests. have doubt when in running
leaving Micanopy daily. manufacturing no ; once put
though not quite so large as at first
order, will the leadingroad
The people of Brevard county will hoped through the failure of a portion The prospect now is one of a most of the State. It will run throughthe

ask the Legislature to pass an act protecting of the plant beds. Some are resowingeven prolific season of fruit in the vicinityof cream of all East Florida, passing

the fishes, oysters, etc., of the now, however, and will thus be Archer, with the Peen-To and through a section that is well" populated -

Indian river. able to secure a good late crop. Honey peaches half grown, the natives for Florida and very productive,

The groves about Orange City never The recent exposures of the St. bending their limbs, the Kelsey plum and will prove a paying investmentfrom

looked better than at present. They Andrew's Bay land fraud calls to for the first time, an 1 the lucious the start. The wonder is that

mind similar which Hamburg, Malaga, Sweetwater and the road has been built
have already put on a large growth, a enterprise by not long ago,
short time since other California varieties of subtropical it will find of feeders all
and are preparing for a second. many were duped a as plenty
namely, Belmore City, (Clay county) grapes, oceans of blackberries and along the line, where products are
l The county commissioners of Polk Florida._ We note the last issue of native plums to be had for the mere much larger than is generally known.

) county have issued a very attractive The Spring, of Clay county, gives up gathering, the L "Conte pear cominginto The section through which this road
pamphlet giving an exhaustive des liberal patronage, and strawberries -
three pages to the enumeration of lots will run has never been extensively
cription that county's advantages in this paper town which will be sold Japan plums filling the initial advertised, as we have been free from

Professor H. G. Hubhard, the well for taxes this year. dish along with one of the very best land grabbers or land agents, but has
known'' pie fruits, the Scotch mulberry, to be been with
Entomologist and Horticulturist prosperous, a steady,healthy:
The Standard Oil Company have
f is the lakes followed later by the melons, huckleberries induced its merits of soil
stocking of Crescent growth, by
faith in Florida. In addition. to lIr.Flagler's \ .
City with of and oranges, which are bloom. and location which made
a variety beautiful water ras every
investments in St.
princely and their fruit '
ing liberally holding
man count one as a producer-one
lilies.A Augustine, members of the company with wonderful tenacity. Truly the has of his to
something own raising
railroad is projected from Birmingham have invested in Jacksonville suburban -
prospect is very bright for good eating, market until the the
products along
: (Ala) to Tallahassee (Fla.), property, in land in Marion coun- and along with an increased acreageof line of the road of
via Leeds, Talladega, West Point Columbus ty, and the latest report is that they corn and cotton incident to the fail- proposed Federal Point are Correspondent large

,Cuthbert, ainbridge and Tal- have purchased the Boone property in ure of the early vegetable crop, our proportions.Palatka- News.
lahaasee.i Orlando for$25,000, intending to erect
i people ought to be able to make both .
thereon a large hotel.It ends meet.-Gainesville Advocate.Mr. .
Through cars will soon be run over
The Next Crop of Oranges.
the South Florida and Midland roads is reported upon good authority
.Kennish who has superintendedthe
from Sanford to Apopka. The con- in Eustis that the Florida Southernhas i So far as we can learn the prospect,
sinking of Mr. Flagler's artesian -
; nection between the two ro ds is madeat consummated a trade with St. great I for the coming orange crop is not very
Longwood.A Clair-Abrams, of Tavares, by which well at St. Augustine says : good. We hear from many localities
The results there obtained and springs
the Tavares, Apopka and Gulf Rail- that the trees have blossomed sparsely,
company, composed of various found in various parts of the State in-
and in localities the will be
road into the control of the many crop
1 Aj citizens of Apalachicola, is now being Florida passes Southern as one of the divi dicate the existence of a vast subter- less than an average. But it..is also
; 0 organized with a capital stock of anean sea, which it is safe to say said that the the
sions or links in their new direct line new growth upon
$10,000 to engage in the canning offish covers an area of at least 50,000 and
trees is heavy gives good
from Jacksonville via Palatka, Sel very
I and oysters., Some $3,000 have square miles, exerting an upward
ler's Lake Eustis Tavares Astatula promise for the future. Much fruit
already been subscribed. of from one to four tons to the
pressure did and became
the west side of Lake Apopka to Bar- the past season not mature
D. Waldron, Kissimmee, says tow and Charlotte Harbor. square foot against the underside of pithy before reaching a full
that '' the bud the blue clay stratum. This pressure of We believe how-
by cutting' out of the i stage ripeness. ,
The value of taxable in be stated in round numbers to bei
property may that the entire will be
palmetto and pouring into it about a ever, crop
thimbleful, kerosene it will so com- Columbia county, as shown by the 50, 000,000 tons per square mile, or somewhat larger than last year, andit

pletely destroy the life of the root that collector's books, was, in 1880, real, for the peninsula of Florida the grand is likely that it will be of better
$757,882 ; personal, $307,000 ; total, total of 2,500,000,000,000 of tons.
the following season it may be readilyand quality. Many of the younger 'trees
easily pulled by hand. real and personal, $1,064,892. The This princely heritage represents the the past season which were stripped of
up books of 1885 show increase reservoir of which this favored
an over power their leaves by the freeze of January,
It now, seems quite probable that a this as follows : Real, $1,819,452 ; State is capable of drawing upon for 1886, put on a heavy crop of fruit and

road will be built from some point on personal, $470,519 ; total, real and all time. Every man who owns an also leaved anew, but there .was not

the S. F. & W., railroad to Monticello personal, $2,289,971. This exhibitsan acre of land in Florida has possessionof sufficient support in the trees 'for a

Fla. A committee of that town have increase for the five years of a key to unlock the prison door to new growth of leaves and of fruit at

raised in lands and money about $17- $1,225,000, or more than one hundredper this willing Genie who stands ready of the same time, and hence neither were
000 toward the construction of the cent perform wonderful services for man. Ihe
perfected heavy new growththis
roadbed, and' are confident th6Y will The lime works established in Marion Kissimmee Leader:Tindall Brothers spring promises to put these in

get seven or eight .thousand more. county, through the representation brought in about 400 plumes Wednesday excellent order for another season,

Hail storms have visited several of Prof.: Kost, State Geologist, which brought them in the while the older trees will bear the fruit

sections of the State this week. At are running satisfactorily. The Ocala neighborhood of $500. This shovs crop of the present year.Mirror.t .


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I the liquid manure taken from the Mr. Cole's System.Editor and South Florida with a very light,
Ii'riatioii.: barrels prepared fir I he occasion from FLORIDA DISPATCH sandy soil. From these hills a heavy
stable manure and the droppings from I am a firm believer in and a strong rain will sometimes run off without
the fowl-house, being kept filled with advocate of irrigation t for Florida and soaking in, but how a row of tiles or a
3 Sub-Irrigation. water, was poured into the gourd. You of sub irrigation wherever it is practi cemented ditch two feet below the sur-
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: know the result ofsuch an application.I cable.I face will prevent this and cause the
I have been: reading a few of Mr. also used short pieces of gas pipe am very much obliged to Mr. water to soak into the soil I do not un
Cole's letters concerning sub-irriga- prepared as the gourd handles that is Cole for his compliment to my intelligence derstand. A system of terraces, or of
I perforated, and introduced into a hole and trust that I may deserveit. shallow surface ditches, running along
idea he
tion. If I understand his
i into the lower part of the barrel.I But I am not to be influenced the slope parallel l with the ridge would
proposes to use "porous pipe" laid could only irrigate two hills of squash thereby, to favor anything oi' which hell) to stop this waste. It is a fact,
certain distances apart, but where and with my short pipe and one barrel), so my judgment does not approve. I however, that the light sands of Flor-
how Mr. Cole is to get a sufficient I soon found it to be too expensive to think that I fully understand his sys ida, when perfectly dry, are very diffi-
quantity of water, I do not know. It use the pipe, and therefore abandonedit tem and do not intend to 'jump at cult to saturate with moisture again,
entirely, using only the long handle conclusions." It is my aim to be "a but will shed rain like a duck's back.
will take millions of of
gallons gourds every year since, only on a help to Florida," and I sincerely trust I Any system of irrigation which would
and several] steam engines to force it small scale on my squash and cucum that I am not a "hindrance." I can keep the surface soil from drying out
to the top of the hills on the majorityof bers. Last year I used it on straw- not yet see that I should be doing a would prevent much of this waste of
the farms in Florida. I can but berries.I good thiug for Florida by advocating the rainfall on rolling land.
think his ideas are too expensive, although write with the kindest feeling, and anything so utterly impracticable as I also believe that much of our flat-
I may be mistaken, as I have hope that Mr. Cole will continue to his system would be over a large part woods land is very valuable, but, instead -
never read the book. There cannot agitate this matter, for it will certainly of the State. of needing irrigation, some sys- "-
be a farmer among the Examiners at double the production and where ap. In the Western part of the State, tern of drainage is needed to carry off
the Patent Office. Every river, every plied with liquid manure the increase where the land is quite rolling and the surplus water from the rainfall.
creek, and every streamlet, in a chan- will be enormous. there is a stiff clay sub-soil within a The character of the soil, or sub-soil,
nel, which has been formed by a supreme Mr. Cole is certainly a gentlemanof few inches of the surface, a modified in most of the flatwoods is such that C
power that "leads the water undoubted integrity and an intelli-- form of sub-irrigation, following his the rains cannot soak away. They
captive" not only in carrying off the gent agriculturist, and he really deserves plans in a measure, might be put into stand) in the sodden soil until evapor-
superfluous water, but sub-irrigation is a great deal of credit for placing operation.But ated by the sun. If there is an outletso
being carried on throughout their CM- this matter before the public, and a very large part of the State that ditches two f feet deep and thirty
tire length, hence, along their marginyou he may well be called a public bene- is so flat that the waters from the rains apart can be given fall enough to carry
will find the land rich which pro- factor. But Mr. Editor, please whis- do not run off on the surface but soakin off the surplus water to that depth,
duces finely. Why should these lands per to Mr. Cole that in speaking of and pass away through the soil. they can be cultivated with the best
produce so much better than else this matter in the future that he will On thousands of acres of this land results. After several years experiencehere
where? It is the effect of sub-irrigation. not say my system but our system. there is no clay within a long dis and having had one or more dry
"Blind ditching," is simyly under- Now my dear sir, do you think that tance, usually several feet, of the sur- spells each season, i have never yet
draining or sub-irrigation, where thereis Mr. Cole will require a royalty from face. On such soil no water will be seen vegetation on flatwoods soil suffer
a surplus of water to be carried off. any one who is using blind ditches, or found standing on the surface half an ing from drouth. In May, 1886, we
-Now, these drains are made in the from any who should use them here- hour after our heaviest rains, thoughnot had quite a prolonged drouth in this
South more frequently without intro- after. I can't think that he will, a single drop has run off.. The settlement; it was so dry that straw-
ducing pipes than otherwise. I have although these blind ditches made as entire rain fall has soaked away berry plants on high land dried up and
seen and made them for the last forty I have described uld! be much bet- through the sand and yet the soil with- died, while my plants on flatwoods
years. The ditch is dug any depth ter for sub irrigation than porous in a few inches of the surface will not land grew and fruited continuously,
you wish,say eighteen inches deep and pipes suggested by Mr.\ Cole the water seem perceptably different to the touchor apparently uninjured by the drouth.In .
twelve inches wide at the bottom, then will not pass through the pipes in a to the eye, it may contain a little all that I have written upon this
in the centre of the bottom dig a trench sufficient quantity to wet Florida soil, more moisture, but the only way in subject I have not been influenced by
six inches deep and six inches wide, but by using the ditch that I have de which the fact could be ascertained any personal f feeling toward Mr. Cole,
which will leave a shoulder on either scribed. Should there be an excess of would be by weighing a given bulk who is a stranger to me. Nor have I
aide of three inches. This trenchis water in its passage, it will be taken both before and after a heavy rain. any objection whatever to his systemof
then covered with a board or slab up and utilized at another point of the This is zfact to the truth of which any sub-irrigation where the soil and
twelve inches wide which rest on the land where it is needed by percolation, careful observer will testify. How conformation of the surface will per-
three inch shoulders, the whole ditch your land will then be drained and this rapid passage of the rainfall mit it to be adopted successfully, and
being covered with soil leaves it in the soil is be in without the of
a sub irrigated by one and the same through to prevented expenditure so large a
condition to be cultivated, which also operation.I any way short of removing all the sum of money as will preclude any
leaves a six inch channel, pipe or see laurels are being placed on his surface, a little at a time, and makinga hope of profit from the investment. As
viaduct, in which the waters can he brow as a public benefactor. Don't cement bottom to all the land, I fail far as the expense is concerned, I have
"lead captive" over any portion of think Mr. Editor, that it would to see Cemented ditches a few feet no doubt that the use of four or five
your grounds you wish, and its pas- be well that a few of them at least be apart would only catch and hold that I thousand dollars might prove a profit-
sage where there is an excess of waterit sent to Hernando, Fla. I notice in which fell immediately over them. able investment; provided, that by
is received into the pipe or channel his letter of January 8th speaking of Mr. Cole now disclaims any desireto means of it the absolute control of an
and where there is not the water per- the patent he our patent. I won- store the rainfall for future use in abundant supply of water sufficient for
colater, through thesurrounding sur der if he will take says me in the ring and case of a drouth. Yet a reference to the needs of ten acres of land could be
face. If, you do not call this sub- divide his royalties. He will at least his first article, page 654 of the DIS- secured. While this is true, let no
irrigation, then I must confess that I allow me to use gourds for PATCH for September 27, 1886, will one be deluded into the belief that .i
do know what it is. Now this my my less than hundred dollars "
not own private I dislike show the following sentance : "As will anything one
method has been practiced for the much to disturb purposes.Mr. Cole in his bright very be seen, the system is a perfect systemof per acre will produce any such resultson
past fifty years in the South.I anticipation of the future but I do drainage, and yet, in place of car- the ordinary light, dry, sandy soils L-
confess these ditches were only in- hope he will accept the situation rying off the the surplus waters, of East or South Florida. 7
tended for drainage, but subirrigationwas it stores it beneath the W. C. STEELE.
Florida and teach
gracefully, move to
Switzerland, Fla., March 28, 1887.
for time
accomplished notwithstanding.No growing crops use at a
the farmer our system leading the .
Mr. Editor, Mr. Cole's system, water captive, at least till he has madea when most required." Again, on
as he calls it and claims it, is not new, royal fortune. page 881, December 13, the same Irrigation Enrichs Soils and De-
as I practiced sub-irrigation and his claim is made.It stroys Insects.
This Mr.\ Editor, is first writingfor
device, the porous or perforated publication and it my will be my last certainly is greatly to his credit Mr.A. N. Cole, of Wellsyille, N. Y.,
pipe in my garden thirty-four years unless forced as in this case. I have that he seems willing to learn and I closes a long letter upon his system of
ago, not only for the purpose of sub written only to vindicate rights not am very glad to see that he has advanced sub-irrigation, which has been described -
irrigation but for applying liquid manure to detract from Mr. Cole,my for his name to the very ground that I at length in our columns, as
My first effort was with long. will be handed down to posterity, and have always held, viz : that a supplyof follows : "Production in Florida, out-
handled goards, with the top cut likea well he deserves it; for had it not been water either from a flowing well or side of oranges, should be increased a
funnel and the small end of the for him, this system would have remained pumped from a pond or river or well thousand fold, take one year with an-
handle cut off and stopped loosely witha buried in oblivion to the majority must be provided for use in case of a other. Again, I say that Florida
corn cob, and above the cob was of the planters throughout the prolonged drouth, because there is no should become the Empire State of
perforated for several inches. The universe. Yours respectfully, practicable method by which the rain- the South. Missouri, with that great
handle was placed in the ground near M. B. WEAVER. fall can be stored for future use. organ of propagandises for ,the new
my squash and cucumber hills, and Heraando, San Antonia, Fla. There is some rolling land in East agriculture, Colman's Rural World,
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APRIL 18, 1887.' THE FLORIDA DISPATCB.- ;347: ::


I should produce more, twenty years Florida Agriculturist, upon which the WHAT IS IT? There appears to be some one cause 1

hence, than all west of the Mississippi editor of that paper comments as fol- for nearly every other ailment of the
at present. Texas should producemore lows : A Pestilence that Walks in Dark- human system but up to the present

during the next thirty or forty ness-A Destruction that Wastesat time no one has been able to fully ac-
years. than is now grown in the entire Your plan is a good'one, but thereis Noonday.We count for this terrible malady. We

South ; while New England, at her no need of making holes in the understand that the people of Germany

best, should pan out more than.the en- boards if you arrange your water so have published in our columns] have become aware of its fearful fatality -
to have head it will find its
tire North at present. I have just a as from time to time different advertise- and have offered 400,000 marks
out of the cracks where
laid by the Agriculturist, in which appears trough way is nailed We ments in regard to Bright's Disease ($100,000)) to any one that can satis-
I an article headed "Surface Irri- together. gave and its cures. factorily explain the cause.
' gation," which I wish could be read our mode of making this drain in our What is this terrible disease ? ..-.-.
last issue.
and appreciated by every farmer, fruit We have taken the trouble to makean Farm Notes.

grower and gardener on the American Water Supply. investigation from the best sources Try crude petroleum, which will

continent. Time and space forbid When look and we give the results to our readers. cost about ten cents a gallon, as a
' quotation, but let the following bespeak for we a water supply What astonishes us is the general wood preservative. Applied to fences

the sentiment of the entire arti scale irrigation find upon an extensive I indifference given to kidney disorders.The and wood that rests on the ground it
cle. Endorsing sub-irrigation at its we where can lakes only in those kidneys do not sound the alarmof will add years to the wear.
abound. In
regions this
close, the following statement is made: their diseased condition, owing to
'It is well known respect Florida is pre eminently In favor of farming it may be truly
that irrigation is not the; fact that they have very few nerves,
Fi adapted for furnishing an unlimited : said that a greater proportion of those
only a defence against drouth, but by hence few suspect that there is any
its rich supply of water for agricultural needs. I who begin by working on a farm riseto
deposits of minerals and other disease in them. Irritation, inflammation -
elements, it largely increases the crops, Her numerous lakes and deep pondsare ulceration set in, and then the competence and moderate wealth
and resorvoir* not easily exhausted, than in any other pursuit.-N.: Y.:
literally renders the soil inexhaustible little tubes, of which the kidneys are
.' Again, it goes on to say : and by the introduction of a generaland fun, are destroyed and thrown off and Observer.

'Work, therefore, ana water, is des- inexpensive system of irrigation, from this fact are called tube casts. Stock, as a rule, are naturally clean
tined to do as much for Florida as the widely and profitably introduced, all As soon as this begins to take placeit and will not lie down to rest in a

most expensive fertilizers without wa- the drawbacks which come from occa- is only a question of how fast decom- manure pile if more cleanly and com-
ter.' This is all so ; and more, vastly, may be obviated. position goes on before the disease results fortable quarters arc provided, and we
incalculably,immeasurable more,since Work and>-*-
fertilizers without sufficient water only taken before final decompositionor health.
hasten the destruction of the white Work, therefore, and water is des waste of these tubes commences or N

roots of crops. But not of these things, tined to do as much for Florida as becomes too far advanced, that is the
WILTJSTON, FLA., Sept. 7,1886.
all-hnpr/.rtant/ as they are, did I set out the most expensive fertilizers withoutthe 'only and last chance for relief. It is Messrs. A. T. Shalleuberger & Co.,
to write? It is to your correspondent, water. We hope the time is not at this point or before that Warner'ssafe Rochester, Pa.:

Mr. S.L. Reed,I address myself. Send far distant when the shores of our cure proves so beneficial, and may Gents-I have tried the bottle of Pills,
for Stewart's book, Mr. Reed, 'Irriga- pretty lakes shall be studded with cure or stop the wasting away of the for Malaria, sent me, with the most won-
derful results dose cured case of
tion for Farm, Garden and Orchard windmills, when some appliance for kidneys if it has not advanced too far. two months' standing.; one Please a send me

and find out that with irrigation, on utilizing the water will be as com- The most remarkable thing of the one dozen by mail immediately, with
which the book treats that vermin in mon for our groves and .gardens as investigation is the fact that the pa- some advertising matter. Very truly,
+ the soil is largely drowned out by the other machinery for cultivating the tient with Bright's disease has no exclusive J. P. EPPERSON.
: Dealer in
of soil. but has the Generalllerchandise.FLORIDA .
application water. Having become symptoms, symp-
satisfied on this point; let me say in toms.of every common disease.
conclusion, that if there was ever a Sub-Irrigation. First he may possibly feel a dull LANDS.

spot where grubs, wire worms and Sub-irrigation, whether by tiling or pain in his back, generally upon one
earth worms, and all other forms of otherwise, is a matter now beginning side, which does dot debar him from Along the line of the

pests in soil prevailed, it was along my to occupy the attention of our people. his usual business routine. After a South Florida Railroad,

hillside, and at its base more particularly This vast subject should be treated time he may begin to feel neuralgic The great highway to Cuba.

where a small plat of much was with, at least, a portion of the atten pains, or have a slight attack of what These lands are admirably adapted to growing -
found when, four years ago, I began tion which it deserves, and the result he may call rheumatism, or headache,
work upon it in earnest. And, with will undoubtedly add another element with high or dark colored urine, withan Oranges, Guavas, Pine-Apple.,

all this, now that the water is con- of power to our resources. unpleasant) sensation in its passage, and other semi-tropical fruits,also

stantly moving through the soil, these -. .- and after !standing showing an unnat- Early Vegetable* and Strawberries.Town .
have disal'peared-drowned out and Enriches the Soil. ural condition. Later on, come tired -

done for. Water will do the work It is well known that irrigation is feelings, loss of ambition or vigor, or of road.Lots In growing towns along the line

Mr. Reed,and I have it patented, and not only a defense against drouth, but loss of or failing eyesight, which is very for Large tracts, in various, parts of the State
yet it will cost you only five dollars for by its rich deposits of mineral and common, with a distressed condition of timber.Grazing purposes Sugar growing and

the first acre, and a dollar an acre thuson other elements, it largely increases the the stomach. Any one of these symp- Map toLAND and Informatlonlfnrnlshed on application -

up into the hundreds and thousands. crops and literally renders the soil in- toms is liable to occur.
Saltpetre will not save you', Mr. Reed, exhaustible. This no doubt accounts for the pro- Sanford Fla., or

.* or your crops either. Use, mother wit, t-fr-4 prietors of Warner's safe cure curing FRED. T. MYERS,
and try the water. Keep it constantly Strawberries.The .so many diseases. B; regulating and General Land Agent,
running beneath your trees, plants, following directions how to building up the kidneys, symptoms of R2 West Ray :St., Jacksonville Fla

etc., and the vermin will disappear. prepare strawberries for shipment will general ill health disappear. They
p.g .-.- be of interest to those engaged in justly accuse the medical profession of

Boards Instead of Tile. raising these delickus berries for mar treating the effects and not the cause. r
ket : Finally if this disorder is neglected srr
In many places tile and stone are '"Berries should be picked after the the patient either dies of apoplexy, j -

hard to obtain, but saw mills are dew is off and before the berries arc pneumania, heart disease, blood poi

plenty. Could we not take three full ripe. Pick just when the berriesare sou, consumption, or any other disease 45th YEAR.
planks and make a trough to convey turning just when fairly of a that the system is most subject to. The Great Farm. Industrial and Stock Pe-
water under ground, and have riodical of the South It embraces In Its con-
auger pale rfd l color-a dark red berry is It appears that Gen. Logan realizedhis stituency the Intelligent progressive and sub
holes with a quill or short pipe in- too aged, too dead to last longdon'tship condition, and "was well aware stantially successful farmers of this section;
serted at intervals to let out the water a dead ripe berry. Better throw. that his disease was of the kidneys, and and as,Manufacturer an advertising Stock-Raiser medium for and the Merchant Professional -

which] will not let in sand and fill up away berries than to wash them, or expressed himself in indignant termsat Man Is absolutely unequalled. Space
judiciously employed In Its columns Is always
the drain! and by this means effectual to, cool with ice before expressing- the folly of the doctors in treating I remunerative. By recent purchase It now
!. lmin and subirrigate the softest because water or ice either; destroysall him for rheumatism when it was the combines the Plantation: The,Montgomery Dixie Farmer Ala., Atlanta; the RuralSun Ga.:
saiul. There are many flowing springsin the keeping qualities in the berry kidneys that caused his attacks.' Nashville, Tenn.; The southern Farm-
this from the hill- ers' :Monthly, Savannah, Ga.; Southern
county caning for) expressing. Keep the picked ber- We have no doubt that very many World, Atlanta Ga.; the Phoenix Agriculturist -
sides, which furnish water for such ries out of t the sun aid! handle very people in this country have the same :Marietta, Ga., and unites the subscribers.The patrons of.
these with its own large list of
purposes without the expense of wind carefully. Use the 32 quart pack- trouble as the General, but little importance press and people all testify Its great
mills, etc. I do not know the cost of this merits as a medium for controlling Southern
ages. Smaller packages are apt to is attached to malady by trade. Subscription, one year In advance,
porous tile, but should think that we get tumbled about and abused. Coral the medical profession because of their postage paid,150. Sample copies sent free.
could do this work effectually and l ply with these directions and you inability to cope with it, either in its the Advertisements 25th of each,per month line preceding SOc. We go our to press date.

cheaper with our pine lumber.This will have no damaged ferries."- first: appearance advanced condi- ATHE CULTIVATORJPUBLISHING,*!

writes i a correspondent! of the. South Florida Argus tion.: p. 0, Drawer 8,Atlanta,Ga. .




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348 =THE DISPATCH.-- [APRIL 18,1887.
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has learned the value of the so-called and also leaves the ground level, making phate at the rate of twenty-five cents
r :=: She? Qltden. Florida sand and has :also posted him- it easier to be hoed. This firmingof in value to the square rod. A square
self the climatic of the beet seed is hun- rod in anotherin
" on advantages very important, as was planted cabbage, '
: ri "' dreds of acres, particularly of the strawberries, another in Bermuda
t Gardening in Florida. State.When we say that Florida is the sugar beet grown on farms are annually onions, besides lettuce; beets, radishes
i We take the following, from an interesting gardener's paradise we speak without lost for want of this precaution. and turnips. Thoy all did well, add(
series of papers on" PracticalGarden fear of successful contradiction the Beets are occasionally planted two Capt. Webster says he never ate teii-
, :
Hints" written by J. S.Val- soil of Florida can be made to grow feet apart, and the intervening row derer or sweeter veg tables than they
anything, and grow it to perfection, sown with radishes The radishes ma- had that winter and spring. BeHes'
derman for the
r Florida Agriculturist. ture early and are used or sold off soon what the family ate he sold cahbr-ues
'For Florida gardeners this has beenan too."But you must fertilize!I" remarksthe enough to allow more room for the from the bed at two to four cents a
unfortunate The long skeptic. beet crop. It makes but little difference pound, amounting to $5.60, and Ber-
drouth during February did much to True, you must fertilize, and not with us in the profits of the crop muda onions amounting to $4.60. His
retard the growth of vegetation, and only fertilize, but irrigate. If any which way it is done, the results being strawberries were Crescent seedlings
when ihe'much needed rains came man has an idea of coming to Floridafor nearly the same in each case. But in brought from Iowa, 150 plants (pistil-
they were followed l by frosts, which in the purpose of gardening amd ex- places where but limited quantities of late), fertilized by 100 plants of the
. some'cases, completed the destruction pects to raise vegetables without the vegetables can be disposed of, perhapsthe Noonan variety. During the season
begun by the drouth.. aid of the two above mentioned accessories latter plan is the hest. The young he picked about forty quarts of Ores
But there is no royal road to learn- we advise him to stay at home. beets are thinned out to six inches cents and a few quarts of Noonans,
ing, ,neither is there to gardening, Of course you must fertilize. Show us apart when the rows are one foot and the berries lasted from Januarytill
Every, business or occupation in life a gardener in any section of the coun- apart, but when at two feet apart to June. Last season's experience
has; ts'drawbacks ; every path that we try wh> does not use fertilizer and we only four inches, as they have more ($75 worth from one-sixteenth of all
poor suffering mortals travel is more will show you a fogy-a fossil who is space between the rows for air. The acre) I gave last week. When the
or !Jess,strewn with stumbling blocks.In unworthy of the name of gardener.In thinnings of the beets are used like strawberries began to fail he had
gardening, as in many other occupations Florida it is possible for the gardener spinach, and, when carefully handled, peaches on his table for nearly] a (
it will be a case of the survival to have upon his table every they will always sell for more than the month from three trees-two of them
l'of'the fittest. The timid and weak day in the year some delicacy in the cost of the labor of thinning the crop. Peen-To and one Honey-that. had
hearted will give up the struggle early form of fresh vegetables. From New In the neighborhood of New York, been growing only one season One
in'' the battle. The courageous and Year's to Christmas he can grow vegetables beets sown the first week in April are of the Peen Tos, which was plantednear
those who are blessed by nature with that will be unaffected alike by begun to be marketed the first week in a compost bed, has now been
"staying" qualities, and have the our frost of winter j r'n-l) i our suns of sum- June and entirely cleared off by .July growing two years, is fourteen feet
"courage to labor and to wait" will mer. 1st, when the ground is prepared for high aud sixteen feet Across in its
achieve success.: the second crop. It will be under- greatest breadth, and i is now covered
Green peas, tomatoes, beans, beets Growing Beets. stood that they are, at this early date, with blossoms and young peaches, the
and .cucumbers. should now b in readiness This season beets have been very sold in an immature state, before the I largest being about three-fourths of an
;to ship, ,and when they are shipped remunerative to Florida gardeners, in root has reached complete! development inch in diameter. A Honey peach of
the shipper will be made happy> fact they are one of the most reliable ; but the great point is earliness, the same age is four( inches in diameter -
; from his commissionmerchant. the public being well satisfied to pay at the ground, ten feet high, and
truck raise for Northern
This, however, will not be crops we more for it half-grown, if early, than eleven feet across the limbs. The
th'ercase in a,few weeks The market markets, and those who have proper when full grown, if late. greatest drawback to gardening, Capt.
will' be'glutted with 'every variety of soil and understand the business make This crop I have always considereda Webster thinks, is lack of water in

vegetables, and the supply will far them pay every year. Peter Henderson very profitable one, even at the seem- the dry season and ignorance of the
exceed the demand. In gardening it gives the following instructions for ingly low price of seventy-five cents proper use of fertilizers, and he recommends -
is eminently true that the early gardener I per one hundred root, the average the use of wind-mills and
their cultivation which in the main
catches the profit. wholesale price in New York markets. water works. I certainly second this
It is'now entirely too late to think of is equally applicable here :
But eighty thousand roots grown per recommendation, ; but a mill is ex-
planting :vegetables for shipment to This is one of the leading and most acre when sown at one foot apart, and pensive,and for a small kitchen gar-
the Northern' markets. But, aside valuable crops of our market gardens, although the labor of pulling and den water may he pumped by hand
from this, there is another valuable and, next to cabbages, is perhaps the bunching up is greater than in some and applied by a watering p,t.
item to be taken into coneideration. most extensively grown as an early crops, yet at seventy-five cents per one I give these facts for the encouragement -
That, is gardening for the family. hundrel: it will give an easy profit of of others, and I should be glad
There is nothing that will take the crop.The soil best suited is that which is two hundred and fifty dollars per acre. I. to receive additional facts from successful
place of a good garden. There is no rather light than otherwise, always Beets are an excellent article to.. gardeners. Florida is poor
.better'method of practicing economy provided that it is thoroughly en- ship, and the price paid in New York because she buys so much and rises
than by making a good garden. Thereis riched by manure. We make little for the first lots from Savannah and and sells so little, and many of our
nothing that promotes good health difference in the manner of workingor Norfolk, etc., is often as high as two people are poor for the same reason.I .
and',happiness more than a good gar manuring the ground for any of dollars]) per one hundred roots. will not expand this: thought here,
den.,, ,A garden is as essential to a our leading early crops of vegetables.The The foregoing all relates to the cropin my object being simply to show that
model home as a cook stove. ground must, in all cases, be the green state for an early market even on the poorest land, by judicious
.In some respects Florida is the par thoroughly pulverized l hy plowing, but they are also extensively grown cultivation, a supply of fresh vegeta-
adise of gardeners. In other respectsit subsoiling and harrowing, and when for use in fall, winter and spring. For bles can be raised for the family table,
is not All of the desirable thingsof stable manure can be rocured, plowed this they are usually sown later, oftenin and the comfort and economy of home
life cannot be found in one spot, in at the rate of seventy-five to one some sections as a second crop, as thus greatly increased. Of course fertilizers -
and fortunate indeed is it that such is hundred tons per acre. It must be late as July 1st, although in the Northern must be used, and this discourages ,
the case- for if Florida' was blessed borne in mind that this large quantity States the lo,)ts hardly develop some people, and make them .
with -all the desirable things of lifeandicursed of' manure is u3ed when two crops are enough when sown afier June. cry out against Florida. But the same .
: with none 'that was not desirable taken off the land in one season, for is necessary in the North. I lived recently ,
there_ ,would be such a genesisto 'celery always follows crops of early "Home Gardening'1 on Sandy Soil. in the very garden of Pennsyl-
our_State that it would soon resem- beets, cabbages, onions, etc. vania, and it would astonish our farmers -
J. Willis Westlake of Lake Helen
ble the crowded tenement quarters of a As early in spring as the ground to see the loads and loads of man-
huge city, and other sections of the becomes fit to work, the beets are usu- Fla., contributes the following to the ure that the rich Pennsylvania Dutch
country would be depopulated. But ally sown in rows one foot apart, made DeLand Chronicle : farmers applied to their magnificantfields.
in the'matter of gardening Florida is by the "marker," about three inches About October 1, 1884 G. W. I have often seen fields coveredso

blessed with many advantages over her deep. We prefer to sow rather Webster prepared a piece of raw, thickly with lime as to be white as
sister States. This is not the visionary thickly by hand (not _less than eight if covered with snow. I asked a tobacco
gabble of a Florida crank who sits at pounds per acre), for the reason that sour land for an experimental garden. grower not long ago how much an
his desk, and ''figures out illimitable the late frosts often kill, off a portion of The trees were cut away, the stumps acre his fertilizer cost him, an he
possibilities for' our State. Neither is the young plants ; but when sown burned out, and the ground spaded to said "about fifty dol lars." Such farm-
it.the insipid twaddle of those so called thickly, enough are usually left to the depth of ten or twelve inches. All ing will make a garden spot even of
agricultural'gentlemen l who do not make a crop which amply repays thA roots and rubbish were raked off, Florida.
know,a cart wheel from a potato, but difference of a few pounds of seed. and there remained a bed of poor *....
it i is the opinion'of one who for years After sowing, the seed is pressed in by looking sand. On this was spread Leesburg Commercial : A Corley
has !made Florida gardening his daily the feet, and if the weather is dry, the about half an inch of compost, half Island citizen informs us that the cab-
study who by practical evperience at whole surface is also rolled, which stable manure and half muck, also bage crop of the island will reach

the. 'end, ,'\ 'of? a hoe. handle i and a spade', firms' the. soil, better.' around the. seed. cotton seed meal and Bradley's. phos. nearer 200,000,' head than 100JOOQFLORIDA \

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'. ';.. .just above the rootlets, and about two by the plant mentioned agave is probably HARDWARE !

feet high; if old, the green outer coat meant, all of the species of which

is peeled off till the white interior flourish in Florida A. Americana and
r shows. It is as tender as a well- -
Written for the FLORIDA DISPATCH. J its 'varieties being perfectly hardy
cooked turnip with a flavor like the
Notes from the Tropical Agriculturist best l new bread somewhat underdone.It 1 through most of the State, as is alsoA.

'(Oolumbo, Ceylon), is an excellent dish, nourishing, Mexicana, A. &8alana, the most GEO. L. McCoNiHE I ,

for January, 1887. .wholes.me and digestible. From valuable for fibre, could be grown
WITH- COMMENTS BY P. W. REASONER. meal cakes a fermented drink called
profitably anywhere in South Florida.
boma is made. (New Building at Old Stand.)
Wild Birds' Protection The de-
.A. recurvata probably answer
The women of Gurage make mats of
structhm and of birds
trapping (
of tne: same Of A. rig ida, of
the leaves of the ensete. The purpose.
the Singapore Free Press) of all kinds 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
and sorts :Jis going( on as actively as the Abyssinians, a species of asclepiad, which Sisalana is a variety, the leavesare

f possible, notwithstanding the provis produces a tough fibre, used in mak- almost too short to be used exten-
of the in such made and ing cordage and tissues on the Rid
S ions act case I sively. The time will come when
Sea littoral. The bark of Calotropis
provided. This should be put a stopto hundreds of miles in South
the will be serious gigantea affords excellent fibre used square Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware,
or consequences Florida will be laid out in fibre Housefnrnishing Goods. Granite and
for various The tender growing
to the fruit and coffee trees and purposes.
tapioca .
Ware, Sash Door Blinds.Oils
and sugar plantations, which represent leaves newly pulled from the stipa of farms; such plants as the agaves Agate, Agricultural Implements,

our agricultural property If the down palm are woven into all .yuccas and fourcroyas being employed, Iron and SteelKope,Halting
kinds of matting and! basket ware. Hose and Packing, Pumps,
insects the
are allowed to get upper needing little or no care, cultivation or
The ,ipowdered seed of a large tree Steam and Water Pipe
hand human well
as as vegetable cre-
fertilization.The I and Fittings, Four
called bnebera Milettia is
( ferruginea
ation will suffer, and therefore, on Steel Galvanized
) thrown into the water to stupefy fish time however, seems to us as
purely selfish grounds, we hope the. Fence Wire, .
goverment will urge the police to carry and facilitate their capture. far off as it did to Dr. Perrine, fifty Mantels,

out the law. Hundreds of birds are years ago. If only capitalists who invest Grates, i

snared and shipped on board of steam- (We will have to give up the luxu- in Florida could see something EtaAgent ".

ershomeward boundwhilst the French. ry of"the,Ensete vegetable in Florida, besides oranges, oranges, oranges itf'';': .
man in Malacca is said to be'shipping
at least ,until some enterprising fertilzer The true medecinal alee also thrives
his thousands of skins a month. It is
no wonder that the traveler in the factory discovers something that in Florida, and the growing of the important For

f Malay peninsula sees so few birds. will make it grow better, though ]Mr. drug could doubtless be made

Where there is nothing for them to Barker,. of Conaut, reports success profitable on a small scale.) Orange Lightning PowderFarmers'Friend Oil Stove.,
and Boss Flows Dangler
1 eat the feathered tribe do not care to with it on high pine land, with a mix- The Tropical Agriculturist devotes Perry & Go's Celebrated Stoves and

congregate, and where they are shot : ture of muck and clay about the roots. most of its space to the culture of cin- Ranges, Southern (St. Louis) White'
and trapped. If the gunning tribe Lead, Ma ury'.Pure Colors In Oil,
devotes their skill to snipe, or deer, Our specimens have been on moist"springy" chora, coffee and tea. Has it been Masury's Railroad & Liquid

I wild pigs, tigers or elephants, they land where all other bana- proved that tea cannot be profitably P Standard I'nt., Fairbanks'Scales.

might be viewed as useful members of nas grow: luxuriantly, but this species, grown in the United States, owing to

society, but when anything with a the most magnificent of all, has hith- cheap labor in India and China? We 8"Tln Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
feather is indiscriminately sacrificed Work to order.PIANOS .
I massacre becomes a nuisance and calls, "refusedjto! be comforted" in such can see no other difficulty than this,as

for'the strong band of the law to,suppress a situation. Even if we could grow it the tea-plant thrives hroughout the ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS

it. There can be no objection' in:perfection,we should regard it as an United States. Coffee and Cinchona, .

to the flying-fox being added to. the act of vandalism to cut it, far aheadof on a large scale, would necessarily be Genuine Bargains.

list of game, as it may help to keep the universal cutting of the "pal- limited to the "Tropical Belt" of -
1 the ardent sportman from further
evil, and a stray, pariah dog might metto'cabbage," and only equalled by Florida, and even then success with Being Sole Agents In the South for

help to fill his bag, but birds, in gen- the miserable. scamp who cut full cinchona is doubtful.The CHICKERINO, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-

eral, should be protected from the devastating grown specimens of the "Royal palm" THUSHEK, BENT & ARION

guns and" blow-pipes of our near Cape Roman several years ago, Poppy on Indian River. PIANOS

Eurasian Winkles. to cut up into walking canes for the The Titusville Star says an English ,

I [This wileapply equally well in omnipresent specimens of the dude syndicate is going largely into the culti-

Florida, where the snake-d troying family who swarm in Florida in win- vation of the pfppyon the Indian river. ORGANS,

herons and cranes and other plume- ter., Dr. Winthrop, who is prospecting for

birds are fast disappearing-to reappear ,Little plants of Calotwpis gigantea the company, has had large experience MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE,

in Chicago and New York. as an have. stood considerable cold duringthe in growing this plant in the East PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.

?, adornment to Dulcinea's spring bori- winter and off Indies. He says the poppy grows to Everyone given benefit of our one price system
past are starting and prices guaranteed lowest. Ea.yterms
not. The list of lawful game in,Flor- perfection in Florida, producing larger of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
if intended make
now as they to a by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
bulbs and than elsewhere.The .
ida should be confined skunks capsules
to sal steamboat landing.
business of in South Florida.
,growing difficulty of hitherto producing''
amanders, alligators, ,rattlesnakes and We have an idea that when the opium in the. United States successfully -

razor,backs] powdered seeds of the Millitia shall be has been the high wages paid to AC-
Abyssinian Economic has invented VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS,
plants. labor. Dr. Winthrop a
tried by the Florida fisherman, the
Among the vegetable articles of diet plan, however, by which opium can CORDEONSand
of the the first experiment will turn out something as and
Abyssinians, place is be prodnced here better cheaper
taken by Tef; (Poa AbyssinicaJ) a it does when young America tries to than in India, where the average all kinds of small Instruments Illustrated offered eata-at

herbaceous plant, whose grains are as put "salt on a bird's tail.") wages are ten cents per day, and the logue.lowest prices. Send for our

small as a pins head; the meal from cultivation is so perfect by his method
"Aloe Fibre -We have been
thia forms the bread in general use. rope. that sixteen plants can be made to -
shown of made hand
a sample by
A much inferior black bread used rope of The ,
by from the fibre of the ordinary aloe. produce an ounce opium. gentleman Artist Materials it,,'
the is made from kind of mil- that at the
poor a assures us present Picture Frames, ,
The to be '
let c.i'le,' .1 called Tocuso (Eleusine Tocu rope appears very strung price of the drug, a net revenue of Fine Pictures, ":
and close, much more close than
*> ) quenting the low grounds.In rope $1,000 per acre is an exceedingly Goods
made from the fibre of the New Zealand fancy
:L .,litLu i the roasted seed of the flax moderate estimate. Every orange
flax. If of equal quality to Albums *
(Zrtnum usitatia is rope be laid out between the
plant : mum) sometimes grove can
that shown us can be turned out in In anything in
can save you money
eaten! as it was by the ancient quantity, there should be an ther trees with this plant and the demandfor Music, Art.or Fancy Goods. Write ua for
Romans and Greeks. Another ad- any the is illimitable.
same at good prices prices.
enterprise to those who wish to
mired vegetable is the flower stalk of Colonial open utilized-Natal The poppy will grow and ripen,
see produce -
the local plantain, called en8ete (Musa Witness." every month in the year, and thus,
cnsete, ,) the fruit of which is dry and doubtless, another large source of
unfit for eating. The stem is cooked (Here is a hint to Floridians who, wealth will shortly. be added to:Indian LUDDEN & BATES, S. M.H.:

with........."-i'S'.milk L and<#' .' butter.. It is cut. off are dubious of orange growing..., though.. river., SAVANNAH, 6A.

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THAN BY BELXJNQ Standard Time,:33 minutes slower than Jacksonville I Hardware.I ( Stores and Tin-ware, WILLIAM KXA1SK CO.

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Doors) and Blind Paints
-From To No. 112 Fifth Avenue,New York.

Arrive Leave (Oils I and Varnishes, Pumps, -
Read up. W.ijT.:: Read down. GEO.: F. (;CtLGR )'''!'
: :Noll No 2 Nol I No 9 Lead !and! Iron Pipes, Su- "

IMOa. 730p.......Jacksonville ...... HOOa 300p
y .rLI:: : = liMOa 650p........._Baldwin ........841a 402p gir,. Mills, Leather and House, Sign and Ornamental
oInrv 1012 a 6 2< p.........:Macclenny........ 9(02 a 4 31! p
, !O.VIH) (() p......Glen M hd.rof\ 07 a 537: p Rubber( Bolt and PAT NTF1* .

9.Oa attention given per
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K:Jhh: 19 p......._Lake Cily.........in 10 a 5 58 p Hanging, Gaining
I Hand f Force Klia 50.')p. ... ..1..Ake I Ogden ......1023ft: fi6p every descriptl '. Fourth Street and Adeline t ve., Springfield
H HM BB 7f\78 4 52 p. Wei orn.... .... 10 3'>a 635p JAOK'ONVll.LK: F A.
7 43 a 440p..........Houston ......10 46. a 650p --- -.- -- --- -- --._
Three Complete Machines in One. 121 n. 427p....... Live Oak..........lO&Sa 720p E NT.
I haw agents all aver the U. S. who matins 640a 4 JO) p........ .ElIn ville_.........11 t 26 a 755 p A "NEW DEAL" AN AN N O
filO I tof25 per lay selling these PU1'P"I are oho (001;( a :326 I p........ .Madison_........ 12(II p 837 p :
heir name and address catalogue. Kv'To intro- &21 a 25ip..Greenville.. _......123op: ) 915! ? BYDeere -- ,4
.hlce it I will Bond a sample pump, express paid f 5 US. a 237: p.........? ,MicillH... ....?.12 I: W p 9 _O p The of the .
any express station in the U.S.for$S. o.3Iade of braes 4 Ilia 221)) o ...Drl Inn.. .. I IH7pIH'( .

101 Throw Water From 50 to 60 Feet ol I:' a 2oOp.. Hr.lonll'ell.IIH: : pl03: > p & Company Pensacola Greenhouses & Nurserieswould
I 120:!)u 1 155 p I Iv. tilont'ee11o..ar.1241)1t() !93Qp I

AND RETAILS FOR ONLY S6.OO. 4 40 a 2 20 p.:.:.:...-Drlf on........... i 07 p IU)'05 p t
Indispensable for spraying Fruit TI JLTGeS.mentis 4 22 a 210(I( p .. Lloyd............. 14', p !SO( 32 p K1OLINE, ILLINOIS. announce that they are now fully orginlzed
The Potato Bug Attach- ....... w t and prepared for busln(ns, with a
4 mal' 30 p........ t haires_ I I p l In 7 p
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P. C. LEWIS Catskill N. Y. 140 a 12 09 1'........ Quincy......... :i'11h: I 1 lava practical expeilencenH Fl rist.! Nurserymanand
(;Saidner, ant *, f.11 start ot
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RI\"erJunction. Imp 380 aSOUTH. practical jissibtants In all department.
i ply it. Catalogue i iI The Manager who IK.. a practical landscape
I &:samples Free I IESTAB ... .
will be
No. ... No. 8. No. 7. No. 3. THE COST OF PLOWim Gardener of 25 yeas' experience
.1866. W.H.FAY&COCamdenNJ.. oAlso ......... 40( <)ip.... Fernandina ......11 10 a ....._ pleased to consult with any I.f'''yw gentleman -
St. LOUIS. )UNNEA PO LI 8. OMAHA. : ......... 247p.........Callahan..........12 22 P ?....... Turned In regard to the impiovemtut *ntl embellishment
630a 221p Jacksonville; .1235 p 880 p 24 inches ; thr Z:::ZZ 1 16 inches of their grounds H' d will furnish -

515a IHp......... I'ahlwin .. .140p) 940p plans nd specifications tide I red.
Aids to
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ON THE PIANO. 25.58 1130 a...-...... Waldo.......... 315p 5 30 a -
10 35' a 1 L 05 a....?. Fairbanks........ 3 35 p 6 05 a CHtF.I. NIrOU't >iJ AND
Mason's System cf Technical Exercises 9 15 a 10 35 a........Gainesville........ 4 10 p 7 30)a Nl'I:...1It: -,
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*5-lltson&Co.) publUh 2KJ different sets p 700 a..Cedar Key .. .. 715p 115 p Y I,

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Fairy Fingers ($1.00)). and Young PeOIlo'sClaAilce \ a 1104a............ Cilra ........?.. 3Sip 1-13a;
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909a> 8 30)a......... Eldorado........ G 27 p 5 to -AND-
Royal Singer((60 cts.)is the present popular 8 30 I p 8 15 a............Tavares6 45 p fi3w PLOWS
book for singing class *; also used in High 7111 p 059 j ) a.........Orlando ........ 8 10 p 75'i Cutters. Vis F*
Schools and Colleges.. Song Header (Rook 1: SINGLE AND DOUBLE FURROW.THE Tbeae Cutters guaranteed to cut faster, ranllahter.
50 cts.; Book:: 60 cts.,) IK a good practicalnote Fernandina and Jacksonville Brunch do greater variety and better work
teacher lor common schools.FOR Arrive Leave "HEW DEAL" Is lighter in draft and roan than any machine made. More Ross Cutters In use

445p 845 a..Jacksonville...... 900a 5ft) |la easily handled than a hand plow, and cute a for Ensilage than all Cutters other machines especially in the for united Ensilage
VOICE TRA1.VING.HtUJy 400p 8 12 a.... ... Duval.......... 9 45' a 531 p more uniform furrow. States henry strong ncrer get out 0'
Emer o 's Vocal Method ($1.50)), 32Sp 7 4S a...... Hart's Road ......10 15 a 5 f4 I THE "NEW DEAL" is lighter In draft lighter order; and last a time Dry Fodder Cutters
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Female Voices (each 81.42i). and will do all Its work. world. The largest Cutter Factory in the
Branch. United States, and the only one building cutters
THE NEW DEAL Gang cuts 24 inches with the exclusively anywhere. Send for our large Illustrated
BOOKS MAILED FOR RETAIL PRICE. GOING NORTH. UO1NU bOU'J II. draft of a 16 inch hand plow-a saving of 50 percent Catalogue "A" es.
Read down. Head up in labor. Does all the work of a four- I R \\-R 2t
8 UO p m Lv.....Wlthlacoochee....Ar 12 05 a i.320pm horse riding gang with one less horse and little I E.W. ROSS & CO. ft o.6: Centre!*., ;,
OLIVER DITSON & CO., ISoNton.U. : ... .St. Catherine... 1145 a ni405pm more than bal f the cost. Oar Bock on Ensllago seat I'tee0 ail who name tbU paper.

H. DlTSON A CO., ........eumterville..... 1055H II THE "NEW DEAL" Plows are ALL STEJKL,
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540pm Ar .......Wildwood ........Lv 10 10an* a
This is no untried and rickety experiment, and POULTRY BOOK. '
u t STANDARD HAYiNG TOOLS St. Marks Branch. these claims are not made recklessly to attract at- tOO pp.* beautiful colored plate,
THE tention. This system is the outgrowth of careful engravings and descriptions of all
STACKING' DOT'IN FIELDS OR MOWING' AWAY IN BARNS GOING NORTH. GOING SOU I U. observation and experiment reaching over a periodof breeds; how to caponize! ; plans for .I,
FOR 1030 a m Lv ... ... St. Marks.. ...Ar 10 03 n III with a rational view of the requirement poultry houses; about Incubator; 's r
TVntt of*ipM na times T Carrier f lit cort.and Fork At inch a few times hoari anything la a catching that, 10M a m ...........Wakulla.. ....... 9 -4'lu') n. of the years times., knd where to buy Eggs and Fowls. :;
ave': iua-ir .
L tl-no':::ny.at.s the li udllu| of hay leneu the risk from bad.eather. 11 57 a DI ............ Belair ........... ., 843 n iiii Mailed for 1&FANCIERS-* L, 1
1215 a mAr ........Tallaha e........Lv 83'lain: and They the are most superior economical to any plows plows ever ever placed offered the i k tn ASSOCIATED Sootbttb, Stwet.PhiUddpEia,Pi, \. .

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("atf means a.m. time. "p" means p.m. thm-.) market. Send for circular.: -

St. :Marks' Branch trains run Tuenl: Thursday and Saturday only. State |Affeuis fur Ole ..nbo'c10" CONSUMPTION it.

Leaving time is given in every case ex ept rUI.
where arriving time is named. ALSO I have positive remedy f,'r the. above disease;b'
Trains ,1 and 2,7 and 8, 9 and 10, and trainson thousands of CIa.f'1I of the ...!".rot kind and of long
Jacksonville Branch run daily. Deere. & :ICo's :ISteelSPony ?,:2and standtnghavebeenrured. I '<<'f.'. FO strong 1 III lI.y faith
t7roppls Trains 3 and 4 dally except Sunday. 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, to-; therwiliiav.tt.rlr'r ', this c11Ieaae
'Et..ema1l1ltaetur.ADd.FrictOD. Trains 1 and 2 have Pullman Palace Sleeping toauygufferer.!: C. u I'.0.sfdre M.t .
d four WTttel Carrier. Cars to and from New Orleans. Walking and Plain Culti- PU T '. nilb.Nev: York
Trains 3 and 4 have through Pullman Re-
\ EeTentbV. SMrel,and Rod, clining Chair and Sleeping Cars.to and from vators.ALSO ON 130 'DA YS' TRIAL.
Hay Carrier' Harpoon and Grapple Horn! Hat Forks PolVyi
Floor Honks tie. ALa the celebrated Htlladajr Pumping; and Orlando. NEW
Geared Wind )ions, Corn Shfllen. Fred Mills. Stalk Cutters, Trains 9 and 10 have through sleeping cars AGENTS FOR ELASTIC
Horse Powers Jacks, Tanks. Pump., eta. Send for catalogue to and from DeKuniak Springs. TRUSSlias

and .rice.8. WIND. Acrnu ENGINE wanted tn A all:PDMP nnmlmrd CO.tcrritnrT.U. Batu.'\lu, III. For maps: rates, etc., apply to Company's Planet Jr. Cultivators and Garden Tools a had different from aq)
Agents, or,write to others. is cap nhape.with Self.
N 'W adjusting Ball in tenter.adaptaitself
Waahburn. & Moetis SENSIBLE
all of the
FRUIT EVAPORATORS 0"". Pass. &Ticket A gent TRUSS
H K.: \NWF' i.. .ni.Knpt BARBED WIRE FENCING.We E1 presses bodywhilethebaliinthccap
Jn t'ks iivllle.Kla.. miir* Tlnes just as a person
Secure Agency NOW. CATALOGUE ;toes with the firmer. With lijlit pressure the lier-
keep the largest stock of
FREL s1&is held securely and night.and a radical rare
SMEBIAH MACS. CO. CJICJMan, Ohio. :ertaln. It is easy dnrSble and("heaD8eD by mail CirEGULSSTOS -
t L Conte AGRlCUI/riJIlAI 171 1-IK '11::VPS :ulan free. TRUSS COw, Cakag*. Ilk

Fancher Creek tfursery. In the:-itatE'- PENNYROYAL PILLS-

-0.- Catalogues and Prices sent free. Crr Kj>ond
GUSTAV EISEN having retired from the hF t.E00w ence solicited. "CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH.
management the Fancher 'reek Nursery" ,
his connection! with said Nur.-ery aid the The Original and Only Oenoiae.
Bate and always Reliable. Beware of worthier' TmiUtioas.lodlxprasable .
undersigned ceases rutm tliisdaU'. Tin busi- NurseryThe ) Address
to Ask Dr7tee"Ckleieatea'e
LADIES. your
ness will be carried on as herpto'ore by Erngfl h"and take BO other orSSoae 4e.
F. ROE DING, largest grower of tbese p. ars from Cut- ( nps)to va for partienlan <.t letter by retans ...u.
Proprietor of the Fancher Creek Nursery, I tins, bny no other and avoid Klight. Cata- S.. B. HUBBARD & COJacksonville -. ,'- NAME PAPER.2'.8 Madbon CheJieaerCheisil Na-rePIaUMa.P.* l c...
Cal. March I logues tree. W.W.THoJiPSoN,Smltnvllle,Ga.
Fresno* 17,1887.. .., Fin. Iola ty]Dr. eta ereirwhere. Ask for "CIa1e'-.
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J' Savannah New York BOSTONAND Forwarding& Commission House.
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and between Boston
t ':and Savannah Oranges Direct" from the Groves for Sale by Single

Box or Car-Load.

1.! 'Ocean Steamship Company. other Proc1u.ce .A.1so.

(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) All necessary facilities handllng Orange Strawberry and Vegetable Crops.

Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct.. Packages suitable for shipping the above products both made up and in the flat always on.

Cabin 125; Steerage,$12.50; Excursion (return trip),M3.5U. hand and for sale; also other Growers' supplies,such as Hoops,Wrapping Paper,etc. .
TH k H: Magnificent Steamships of this Company.are appointed to sail as follows Location the best,*viz:
Kempton ............... ...... ... ..Friday, April t-ll:30a.m: S., F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF,
NAeooCHEEkCaPt. .Fisher.... ... ......................... Sunday, 3- l:30p.m. JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ,
CHATTAHOOCHEK, Capt. H. Daggett.............. ..........Tuesday Apr 1 5- 830: p. m Circulars and Stencils on application.
it CTIY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. J. W. Catharine ..... ...............Friday, April 8- 6:00p.m
Kempton.....................................Sunday,. April 107:30 a. m
? NACOOCHEEkCaPt. Fisher.. .-.................................Tuesday, April 12- 90: p. m BAY VIEW I NURSERIES.CHOICEST I '
,t If CHATTAHOOCHEK, Capt. H. C. Dairg tt ................;_....... Friday, April 15-12:00m. .
& CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. J. W. Catherine................:..... Sunoay April 17- 2:00 p. m VARIETIES OF .
I.. NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton....... .................,..... ......Tuesday, April 19- 330p.: mTALLAHAS
;i I EE, Capt. Fisher....... ....................I......... Friday April 5.30: p.m Budded Orange and Lemon Trees
'. CHATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. H. C.Daggett..............................,day, April 21- 6.00.: a. m ,
: t CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt.J. W. Catharine....."............Wednesday, Apr :- 7x0: p.m Tropical and Seml-Troplcal Fruit Trees,Vines and.Plants. .Trees strong and, well rooted
1 NACOOCHEE Capt.kempton.r.. ....0....................,....Friday, April 29,10:00 a. m and especially adapted to ,outh Fiorina. :i.'
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. An inspection is invited .All inquiries by mall promptly answered. Catalogues sent free

i GATE CITY. Capt. Hedge ................................... ..Thursday, April ,at 5:30p.m on application. K. D. HOYT. Hay View IHMsborough Co.. Fin.WILLIA111 __
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley...............................Thuisday, April 119,at 1IOOa.mI President.
UAlE .... ..... ....../...- April21at 5:00 p.m RAVENEL, o.
i CITY OF MACRON, Capu Kelley ....................:..........Thursday, April 28.at 9:00i-.m.

a [These Steamers do not carry Passengers:] ,

IUNIATA, CapU; Askins..........................................Saturday. April 2-1230p.m m .
DfJSAOUG, CapU N. t''. Howes ......f................. ..........Saturday, Apt,11 9- 7Wp.m CHARLESTON S. C. .f j .,'
I UN I ATA, Capt. Af kins.. ..'.........;........... .............. ...Saturday, April 16- 1:00p.m ;
Capt. N. F. Howes...;......:....::..:..........;.....Saturday., April 23- 6:00p.m
JUNIATA,Capt.Asklns......................:...... ..............Saturday, April SQ-llnO a. m .
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Established 1870. .
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;'Jounectlng with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) i': ."" i'. :
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. :". -:"; -Zf'
t Turough Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North East and Northwest ,t '
Tl+ Savannah., For further particulars apply to ,..., .
-HENRY YONGE, Agent, C. G. ANDERSON, Agent, '
Pier No.85, North River,New York. City Exchange Building.Savannah Ga. High Grade Fertilizers
RICHARuSON & BARNARD.Agent: Savannah. Tier, B.ston. .,
1 W. L.JAMES Agent, 13 S.Third Street Philadelphia.J. .
I). HASHAbEN Eastern Agent Sav., Florida A Western. Ry. Co.. ,261 Broadway,N.Y.
For information and Ticket apply to Soluble Guano highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone, Ash Element;.
G. M.SORREL.Gen. Manager. H. R. CHRISTIAN.'Soliciting Agent.
Qernlan Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal Acid Phosphate, Floats,

J...8.CHAMBERLINE.. ESTABLISHED 1872.' H. E.CHAMBERLINE. High Grade Rice Fertilizer, Cotton Seed Hull Ashes. .

k l J. 'S. CHAMBERLINE_ & 00., All Orders Promptly FllleJ.R. ..

M. MEANS, Treasurer .
l NoB.5 North Market and 5 Clinton Sts., Rostoii, Mass. .".

REFERENCES-T.G. Uner, Cashier Fanueil Hall National Bans, Boston; Richardson &
Barnard, Agents Boston and Savannah S. S. Co.,Savannah Ga.: H. C. Dnton, Gainesville, Braidentown Real Estate Agency.
Fla.; J. Dozler,Ocala, Fia.; A. C.Turner, Clear \> ater Harbor. Fia.; A. Manville,Jack-
onville. Fla. EDGAR in. GRAHAM, .

OUB. F.A. VOB.JTEJ: : Attorney at Law Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace, .

A RELIABLE FERTILIZER FOR Braidentowii, manatee Co., Fla.

Orange Trees and, All hinds: of Veg-etatoles. Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estae on commission. Eighteen years' residence in
Natural food for plant-life Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtaina Manatee County Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. As a
strictly good fertilizer will find It to his Interest to try this. It is not a cone ntratedchemlcallertlUzer. practicing Attorney,and ai County Judge! for a number of years, I have had occasion to
but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent. become familiar with many titles! and the County Records Having been continuously engaged
,All these years, in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable productsof
t Price ( in, Sacks ) $10.00 per Ton. thlsemt.tropicalsectlou.. gives; me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
Send for Circulars. I have no.agents. Address lands suitable. Maps and \bstracts furnished Titles examined and Deeds executed. Information
GEO. HUTCniNSON furnished. Correspondence solicited. .
_Crescent Ci ty. FIR NOTE.-: Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
thirty-five miles south 01 Tampa. Has daily service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Ad.
i ORANGES, LEIT10NS Jacent are the lowly Terra Cela, Sarasota and Palma Sola Bays,teeming with all kinds of
r Pomegranate Valrico Nurseries Guavas, fish,clams and oysters; and<< here on the Gulf coast'are the most beautiful building sites in
I .s, Figs, Bananas. the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine land\\,where tropical fruits and
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. 1'ine-Applea) choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.
% Drapes: Avocado P'rs,

Pecans Oriental, .' Catalogue-Free. Acacia I trium,,, Well Curbing and Chimney Flues .

Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, (ndlum, Cheaper and Better than Brick.
Poinci na, IIN
l ,, DUTIES, Etc., Seffner, HUlsborough Co., Fla. PAI" IS, Etc. : : FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental i

Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. 4 ,j

Address II L

Lily Baking Powder, ft2.< West Hay Strwt. Jacksonville! Fia.
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y \' I II I., 1 .Stya_ ., In Circuit Court, Duval County Florida-In
Emblem purity. Chancery.

Thomas C. Claiborne,)
vs. v
:,Absolute Purity add] Strength' Guar ? Betsy Claiborne.It J

.'. ... anteed.'f .k; p appearing by affidavit annexed to com
,.-, .' ? c <, plainant's bill In the above entitled cause,
: ... /t4 that the defendant, Betsy I lalborne,is a resIdent
"- ;: e s Ft + g of the ounty of Cook, in the State of
Illinois; that she is over the age Qf twenty-
'. one years; it Is therefore ordered that the "..
said Betsy Claiborne do demur, plead or answer -
;PREPARED ONLT BY '' ) MArubcrco to the complainant's bill on or before
: the 2d day of May A. D., 1887; otherwise a
t S The very best and cheapest Fence made. decree pro confesso will be entered against
Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which her. -
: ;; BEARDSLEE & FAIRLIE, each picket is firmly riveted. Can be put up It Is further ordered that a copy of this or
-5i. very rapidly and so as not to sag-verv dura der be publl bed in the FLORIDA DISPATCH,
( ble. The only fence used by the Boston and once a week for the epace of thirty days.
s H Florida Chemical Works Albany R. R. Co. Do not confound it with T. E. BUCKMAN,
., ; 'I an Inferior article. Clerk of the Circuit Court of Uuval Co.Fia. .
For descriptive circulars address as above. March 25,1887.J ",
:, 'Jacksonville,. ,- Florida lKA.Uifc.MARK.
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President. Cashier.' ORANGE HOME. OLYDE'S'

1 I KISSIMMEE .CITY..4" BANK. New York Charleston & Florida.
A Beautiful
ORANGE COUNTY;; FLA.: Spot In a Healthy Location: r,

CA-PITAJLi-$ 5OOOO Unequalled for Orange--Culture and Trucking.On STEAMSHIP LINE.I

bURine88.t the F. R.do:: N. Co's main line, 25 miles
Transacts. a general Banking south of Ocala,' 8 miles north of Lee burg.. The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON 4:: NEW YORK
Transportation unexcelled. 'From JACKSONVILLE .......... :.............,....................Every FRIDAY. _
Buys and sells. Exchange.; Letters. of Credit A specialty of Educational Facilities, moral I FromFERNANDINA_ ................v,............................ ....Every SUNDAY.
home influences health and reasonable I connection with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY.
profits from all agricultural and industrial I Front Jacksonville
Has correspondents in all tbe chief townsof pursuits. All I ask Is I
Florida also Seaboard National Rank au Orange Home and vicinity.a personal inspectionof CHEROKEE(New).............................-....................Friday, April lat 9:30am
,Messrs.C. )Whitney& Co., New York. SEMINOLE (New)..:.,............. .........:...............o....Krlday.April S,at ,4:00 a m
In Great Britain:,The Bank of Irelan L, Will sell Real Estate,Orange Groves.Town CHEROKEE (New)....... ..........u.............................. Friday, April 15 atlteSOam
.Royal Bank of Sonthnd. Bank of Britl- Lots, Hammock and High Pine Lands. ,SEMINOLE (New)......................:.............. .............Friday,April22at 4.00 am.
North America'. and Melville, ,Evans.& Co Orange Home is an ESTABLISHED TOWN- SEMINOLE (New. )....................... ... ....................... FridayApril29at' 8:30 am';
London. malls, general stores etc. I From Fernandina. ;
solicited. Every Sunday afternoon, on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Company's. 4
Corespondence References of the trains..

best furnished. i Steamship DELAWARE. ................................,..........8unday,April 3,P m
Oranges and Lemons! Don't buy until you write to me. CITY-OF ATLANTA ..............................,.....Wednesday,April 6,P m I
.' YEMARSEE..:._................,..............................Sunday,April 10,p m
W. C. PODD. CITY OF COLUMBIA........!.............................? Sunday April 17,p m
solicited., Liberal advances Orange Home/Sumter! Co., Fla. Ie YEMAHSEE ... ............. .: .................;...........Sunday,April 24,pm ,
made.Consignments Would be pleaded to correspond with II CITY OF! COLUMBIA ............ ......n.. .....8unda.May l pm'
to here. Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29), E.B.,Now York, every WEDNESDAY and .
parties desiring' : ship' The Largest and Most Complete Estab SATURDAY,at 3 p. m. Wednesdays'ships for Fernandina and Saturdays',ships for Jack .
!8mm.rn.ersj Morrison V Co., lishment South. sonville. i,

171 South Water SU/Cblcago. The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line arz*unsurpassed. Every attention f' (
Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct shipments from New York via
; J.'V. FarweirA Co.;,Chicago. CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East Kiver. ." .r
r For further Information apply. ,:,.j

.............aa1.eN1 Fernandina, Fla. Jacksonville,Fla.,
IWEAVER...-UuI lac C-,.... 8tt i
I Bay St.,cor.Hogan.
_4.....m"rk,11 t. I, THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager WM. P. CLYDE &:: CO. Gen.Agents
i Isry. *. 35 Broadway N. Y. 12 South Wharves. ,Philadelphia,35 Broadway, N.Y.

.' 'Farmers'. Wagons and Carts j. 60,000 Orange 100 000 Peach,

If you 'want a flret--class Wagon or Ct-i,. I.
Cheap for t atth,call on TREES.Orders .

it. D. ZAIIM, a

Office' H.,Qerlaok's Store Jacksonville;East Bay,Street Fla. booked now for Fall delivery of every.variety of tree both fruit and ornamental,

Farm Wagons(from........... $35.00: to$12.W Geo. S. Hacker & Son Including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS; Peen-To Bldwell Honey ,
Carts and l> from. .... I2-.00 to$28.0 ,
rays and' ot) er varieties PEACHE3; Kelsey, Botanklo, Masn and other varieties of JAPAN

Snowdrift Poultry Yards MANUFACTURER OF PLUMS; seven varieties of JAPAN PERS MMONS; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives,Grape,

DOORS, SASH BLINDS MOULDING .Nut Trees, eta; :Hreyllleas, Acacias Poincianas, Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS(pot
I grown). *
REV. NO L It.. HAMKK, Proprietor. And Building Material.
49Write for advance prices on.orders booked previous to July 1,1887.

After April '15th, Office and Warerooms, King, op. Cannon St.: .

Fresh Ffrg of White Wyandottes, >2".; Charleston, 8. C. H.. L. WHEATLEY, Altamonte. Nurseries, .
White Plymouth' flnckf,' U 1.50;. and White '
Leghorns$1.00) per sitting. I 1.' ALTAMONTE, ORANGE COUNTY, :FLORIDA. .' A

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Sixty days after the first publication of this wbsa I MT con I do sot man menu to stop them for. AND
Haw Md then br tIMIl'G return aide. I mean a ndlcUmi .
notice application will be wade to tbe LegIs- *. I h n made the dUM of FITS,EPILEPSY PAL> '
'lature of lorida' for the passage of a charterof IHQ BCENC88.lif t00 stud,. warrant my remedy to REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE, .
the Florida' Fruit Exchange" wherebythe ..1e tbs iron cam.. *....otb.rs ban failed U DO 'JACKSONVILLE, FLA., -
moa for not.BOW receiving s cure. Send at one for* '
stock be Increased to
capital' may the a sum treatise and a Pros BottU,of mj Infallible remedy: Gift :Has for sale choice Loth. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits,Col-
Thousand Do Jars .
greats than'FU't.y ; par 8Ip.Pot& OJBo It t DoKhlDllor a trial, lects Rents Lams eta
;value of Shales to ,be reduced from one bun Ud I will..yoo.' D&B.G.SOOT,IN PaarlftfeB.ilCuticura andInterest' ,Negotiates ,
dred dollals to,/Ten Dollars per Share; to allow J. f. GRREJRV. President. L. D. HOSITIER, Trea.arcr.
the urcbaae and convey
such real and persona property as may be --'-" -
deemed necessary to its usefulness;Including SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.
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vehicles of transportation; to lease or erect
buildings for storage of produce;and advanceon Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list Includes
produce; to manufacture and sell such A POSITIVE: CURE the choicest varieties_ (the Cltrns family grown. Also,.

and materials gardeners as may,and be generally useful to to transact fruit-growers such 1 fo ryforrn f of 1 1 i Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits. .

business,as may be tor the Interest of members Our stock Is one of the largest In the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a
and others connected with fruit growing SKin. and Blood specialty.- -
and kindred pursuits and for such other It. W. PIERCE,
powers as maybe deemed necessary and ;: -Diseas I, Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.
proper.GEO.. "

D. GRKKKLKAK J. D. MITCHELL, PIMPLES SCROFULI Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries :
B. w. relieved by a warm bath with CU- OAKLAND, ORANGE CO.. FLA.

Board of Directors Florida Fruit Exchange. TICURA SOAP a real Skin Beautlficr, and a Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and
.:Jacksonville, Fla., February 161887. single application of CUTICURA ,the great -
Skin Cure. i!I I.i Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.
This repeated dally,with'two or three doses Catalogue and Price List If ree,on application to the Manager. Address
Purifier to keep the blood cool,the perspiration .":: Oakland Orange Co.,}I'lL I ;
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Fancy Poultry. pure and nnirritatlng. the bowels open, .. J
the liver and kidneys active,will speedily
cure. Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, Palms, Etc. ,
W. W. FENDBICH. Kczema,letter,ringworm psoriasis, lichen,
pruritus,stall head dandruff,and every species .
.. Successor to Albert'Fries, of torturing, disfiguring, itching scaly {I
1!: Oar stock of'the above Is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes In
20 varieties of Purebred Fowls. and pimply diseases of the skin and scalp
Keeps Yards: Shell Road,near Moncrief Spring with loss of hair, when physicians and all! very large quantities we are enabled" to quote at unusually low prices. New Catalogue will

,Eggs for Hatching,$2 per dozen.P. known remedies foil. be mailed free to all applicants. Address
O. Box SRI. .. Jacksonville, Fls Sold everywhere. Price, CUTICURA, 50 c.; P. J. BEKCKMANS
9 Mentlnn IMapatrh. SOAP 35c.; RESOLVENT$1. Prepared by the ,
POTTER DRUG AND CHEMICAL Co., lioston, I'I' Fruitland Nurseries,
., Mass.' i ijWSend I I I y
HABITS eared for How to Cure Skin Diseases.' a-No: agents employed.-: Augusta GX
'OPIU.MandWHISKY pain. Book

.. "" ___ *,M.sent P.,Atlanta Free.,fla. PIMPLES,, prevented blackheads by, chapped CUTICURA and MEDI-. oily L.3"D1an.: : P .el'p S <=

CATED SOAP. I Ir !r S &N FORD. FLORIDA. ','.-. '
$100 A WEEK. SELLS ",'' \J.

Ladles orjgentlemen desiring pleasant profItable FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURES -
employment write at once. We want t II NWo Sco
you to handle an article of domestic use that PREPARED FOB
recommends itself to everyone at sight. = VICTftiNLE8&C1NE3TERN Oranges) Tree and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,
STAPLE AS FLOUK. Sells like hot cakes.
Profits 800 per cent. ,Families wishing to -
practice eCODoa.should for their own 0 1 a'I I9ENWNECOOK EWORATORTlSOPGHU No Vermin-feeding Compounds used in the I Manufacture of these Goods
benefit write for particulars. Used every .
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.. day the year round In every fbol'l bold. The highest gfade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many,,
: Price within reach of all. Circulars free t taxi CONCERNING wtamMAMflCTuRElsto TOE CHOWE years'tests fine them to be all that Is claimed for them. References can be given but It Isoodj "

Agents receive Sample Free. Address' SOU FKEM APPUCCT10M. needless. where ,: are so well known. It can be truthfully. said that these are the tandard,.
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