The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00070
 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 25, 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: UF00055757:00070
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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: .,W. Proprietors Jacksonville 'Fla. '........ .r..I.2 1887. .Eata1tUahe.1888.
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Low Cost louses PRICES THE LOWEST. Real Estate and Loans.

Stoves, Crockery,

Especially adapted to a Tin-ware, C. S L'ENGLE I China, -

'"A..Rl\I CLIMATE Granite Iron-ware,

Oil Stoves, AND Burners, Lamps Chimneys, G. B. GRIFFIN & SON
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ROCKWOOD CUTLER, Silverware Gas Fixtures,

ar r ARCHITECT, House Furnishings, COMPANY, Freezers, .

i' Table, Cutlery, Refrigerators,
OMoe 82X Wed Bay Street,Abell Block, Gate City Filters, Legitimate Investments.

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

{. Sketches furnished and estimates given. In- Baskets and ooden-warel I Toilet Sets. Representations Guaranteed.
formation free.
Particular Attention Paid'to Mail Orders.W. .

BELAIR GROVE NURSERY. .T. FORBES. W. P. GIFFORD C.G. PKABCK. J.B.CHRISTIE:,Attorney. Information cheerfully furnished.
NURSERY STOCK of choice imported varieties -
of OBAXTOB and Lxxoxs,acclimated and .
tested at Belair. Also.,PECAN TBBES. Applyto .
Donald Houston! o"pat Belair,or _

T. F.HUGGINS,Agent,Sanford. ( 75 West BayStreet,Jackson vlll",

JffiAIffiY'SKIN Florida Boa! Estate HIchanao and Law OMcos. OFFICES: -I I Windsor Inverness,Alachua,Hernando County County.,

c & SCALP Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. R.N.ELLIS,C. E. A.E.MCULUBB, !: Arcnitec

.t CLEANSEDPURIFIED Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid, ELLIS & MCCLURE,

Titles Examined. Conveyancing1 Surveying etc.
Architects and Civil Engineers,

AND BEAUTIFIEDBY Send for our "Real Estate Bulletin." ... Plans,Specifications Estimates for buildings ,

W. T. FORBES & Co. of all kinds,Sanitary work etc.
Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.
QUTICURA.TC *; P.O. Box 785. Jacksonville eta.
Abell Block, 32* West Bay Street. Jacksonville. Fla. ,

I.' beautify CLEANSING g the skin, PURIFYING oi children and AND in- ROCKWELL & KINNE

JanU and curing torturing til-eases of the SEVILLE.
skin,scalp,and blood,with loss of hair,from Successors to Nichols, Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail
**H-flM, f Df&l1ey to old age the CUTICUBA- REMEDIES Hardware This growing town Is the principal station
infallible.CUTICCBA Stoves House Goods Grates Mantels Paints
Are, ,the great SKIN CURE,and CUTI-, ,- Furnishing ; on the J.,T.&K. W.Ry between Palatka and
ICCTRA.HOAP,an exquisite: skin Beautlfler pre- :. Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition, Etc. Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It la
on the high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
t pared from it, externally and CUTJCCBA HE Parties. In town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any Louise,and Is surrounded by a fertile and set
the Blood Purifier, Internally,
finLVi irr, new goods they may need in our line. Prices lower than ever.
Invarlab'.y succe'd when all other remedies tied country. It has a compllete system of
and the best physicians fall.CUTICUBA 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla. water-works and sewers operation..
HEMEOIES are absolutely pure -HOTEL SEYIIXB
and the only infallible skin beautifiers and
SETTLERS AND INVESTORS.SAN Contained rubllo and private bath rooms,
blood. purifiers,free from poisonous ingredients. billiard room,etc.*

kfc Sold everywhere. Price, CUTICURA 60c;; Lots and acre property for sale on reasona-
by ble terms. Settlers and and investors are requested
;OAP,25c.; RESOLVENT,81. Prepared

.May.-Send for How to Cure Skin Diseases." Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation. Mason Young, President. 35 Wall St., New
J0 Certain Market for Farm Produce; Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Mails. York. R. H.Mason,Sea A Treas.,Seville,Fl oi
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the I Installment Plan If desired. Address
D A DV'a Skin and Scalp preserved and bean- JAS. M.KBKAMKB,President,over Bank Jacksonville,or W. B. GRANT. Supt.,
SoAP. lined by. CUTICURA MEDICATED San Pablo, Florida. Chicago Poultry LetterIS


OP'IUMandWBISItYHABITSeure Poultry and Live Stock Journal ,
_, *. Peaches Pears Plums Pecans and
.r.w. Orange, Lemon and Lime Trees, Published.It .
Persimmons, Filberts, Walnuts, Figs, Grapes, Bananas, etc.
tells how to mate, raise and masage
$100 A WEEK. Descriptive Catalogue and Price List of 27 pages sent.. free. Poultry for pleasure and profit.
. Ladles or.'gentlemen: desiring pleasant'profitable F. S. CONE Manager,
... employment write at once. We want CR1!.SCENT CITY, FLA.LAKE .
::; you to handle an article of domestic use that PRICE 50 CENTS PER ANNUM.
/ recommends Itself to everyone at Fight GEORGE NURSERIES.We
. STAPLE AS FLOUR. Sells like hot cakes. .
Fronts 300 per cent. Families wishing to would advise all who intend setting Fruit Trees of any orall: .kinds that the presentis The Chicago Poultry Letter and The Weekly
practice economy should for their own the best time of all the year. While the sun Is low and ground moist and no growth on Western Fanciers Review both for.fl.35.
benefit write for particulars. Used every the trees the chances of success are much better than set later in the spring.
day the year round In every'ho"sehold. For Catalogue send request to Address
) Price within reach of all. Circulars free. W. W. HAWKINS SON, Props.. J. L. S. HALL M. D.,
Agents receive Sample Free. Address Lake George,Fla. 1605 W.47th St.,Chicago,11L
. Pomestlc Hnf'ff C.! .. Marion OhO .

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'.. _. DISPATCH.- [APRIL. 25, 1887 .
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.f'.' -.,.. pmLADELP, $IA.
3,00,0,000 Acresof Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ices)
Reference: .Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment. closed.out that week.
the. Richest.. Lands the State.

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all the
Representing The .Oran.ge: an.d.: L em.Ona:

Disston Companies In variety,other Citrus. Prints, LeConte and Kelfler Fears, Japan Plums,:Japan ,,Perslm,,.
mons, Figs,Guavas,Grapes,eta -
:Kissimmeo Land Company,

-. -.r ri AND Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.
__ _: ., J South Florida R. R. Co's Lands. W. N. JUSTICE ,

Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks first-class Pine Land for No.313 North Water Street,Philadelphia.
range Groves and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes. -
Consignments solicited. Returns made on day of sale, except for small shipments.
(Refer to H.F.Dutton&Co., Bankers,Gainesville, Fla.; Mann& Kro., Sumtenrtlle, FlaJ.
: .T.Woflbrd,Fort Mason, Ma.: F.C.Austin.Orange City F'1a..e A.C.Osteen.Osteen,Fla.t
Orange Grove, First National Bank, Camden,N.J.; W.P. Clyde&Co.hlladelphla; Ocean Steamship Co...
Phlla.Office.) Hon. A.Cariale,Charleston,S.C.; A.M.Champion, Savannah,Ga.
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'..t'...:" ,, And Improved Truck Farms.
...."'..-'-, '".: ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. .

TOWN. LOTS* IN KISSIMMEE, WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. Our new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants, and general Nursery Stock,Is now ready..,1 '
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Price, 15 cents, Postpaid. j
Send for Price and Description List. (Mailed tree to all customers.)
.. ,. .. .'-: -., '.. REASONER BROS.,
'\ -< Manatee,
>> ', .. .' '-' .'...' /-' .'.:. ; ..,1 WILLIAM 'CANNON, y

Refer to this paper. Kissimmee, Orange County, Fla. THE ,CITRA I NURSERIES I

LAKE, REGION. Haveon: handandfor sale a large stock of fine

MoaR'IS-ON. STAPYLTON: & 'CO., BAN IE It 8, Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. .

LEES BURG. Sumter County, Florida. Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; wen
Correspo' dents: Ambler,Marvin A Stockton,Jacksonville, Fla.; Bank of Manhattan Co., grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Send. for
?ew York City; Melville,Evans A Co.,75 Lombard Street,London England. descriptive catalogue before'giving your orders elsewhere. o'
A general Banking business conducted. Accounts depositors
oade. Money placed on mortgage for Investors. opened for, and collections .1,. TV.: LIPSEY &; CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT.-Correspondents:Stapylton&Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia -
?.0.,Sumter Co.,Fla.,and 8 Delahay St.,Westminster,London, England. E.)(.I/ENQLK.: W.A.DELL.
? Investors and Settlers:are Invited to,communicate personally or by correspondence.

Safe Deposit BaCe.
Open Dally (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m.
GRAIN( GARDEN. SEEDS Safe Deposit hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "
AND .Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes.for Rent, $10, $15 and $20 per Year. '

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(Successor to J. E. Hart) HORACE DREW '
20 \Vefcl Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.I ,
handle none. but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
59 and 61 West Street
application. Also Wholesale Dealer In Bay Jacksonville, Florida

Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 0 ,

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 Qut-door

!I. E. Tygert & Co.'s 4 Star Brand Fertilizers.Gtu.rn.n'teed Amusements.

Analysis. ilurconrt's Fla. Fruits and How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised, En "
and fully Illustrated. Cloth.,...........i........................... .......$1.25.Moores .
Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE Orange Culture, Rev.Ed..4..........................................Jl.XX
Oeraler's Truck Farming In the South.......................................................*.. 1.5Q( *' .
FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE Whltner's Gardening In Florida............................................................... 1-50
MURIATE OF POTASH mar iiwc McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida..........;.'.................................... ........ 4.00
I have all the Maps,Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on applica s
NITRATE SODA, KATNIT, ETC. tion. Legal Blanks of every..descrIptlon.PATAPSOO -

Prices on application. July 27 tf M



FRONT PRESSED BRICK.....:............................................. 10.00 per 1000
GOOD FLORIDA ...................................:................ 9.00 Established: In:1774..
,Lime, Planter,Lath,Cement,Hair,Fire,Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar.

TYSEN, SMITH & CO., 12 West Hay. St. The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours trade In this country for/ .
Family use. ",
,The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphateof .
lime. Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our .
Sold by Seedsmen '"


are manufactured,Is unequalled: the purity and superior quality of Its nutrition prop*"*;:!;
ertles. We make ";'.
For Pamphletaddress: *< -
Patapsoo Superlative, North: Point Family 'i; .
and other brands. .'#/ ,

f.< i ir Grape'Dust," C. A. GAMBRILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY, )*"'

0 32 Commerce Street,Baltimore .
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j; ; "- Fibklll-on-Hndson, N.Y. .
'.' Represented by Mr.JAS.H.BURST,Jacksonville,Fla., ; :-
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APRIL' 25 1887;] THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.: "- 355


(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER SUNDAY November 14, 1886, 1:30 a m,Trains .
will leave and arrive as fol'Iows:
..C,1: C C C '; I ..ci. .;. %'r a5 -I .1.c.s O. R. ,
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Z .Z .Z .Z.a. ;:.r! .Z, ..i g Q Manager, All Tnlins on this Road are run by Central
E S 1 E E -; Standard Time.
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...,. 'Ci t p. r i i, TATI01'f8.' r H, S( a g g .,a Passenger Trains will leavr anal arrive dally
. = & 1 I :S C,) ; .... lS S. Q) .. ... San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.The as follows:
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:II ii a <: <: -.: t_ F ti ii c: a e: <: {. c.rz. WEST INDIA FART MAIL.

I- Leave Tampa via S. F. R. R......... ...... 8:00 p m
= : PM PM ; Ai PM Leave--Arrive AM AM AM PM PM AM Sanford via J.,T. & K. W......... 1:00: a m

... ..:. -...... ...-.. .R. R. Wbarf. ...... .. .. -..... -.... _...... _.... best varieties the Orange and Lemon 14 Jacksonville.; _........................... 7.0'a.
o 10 00 4 .0 5 00 r 1iU,1O, 00 7 4)' ......Sanford .?...115] 2.30 8 a5 100 4 (1)) 420 .8 05 and other Citrus Frulte. Arrive Jacksonville........................_..12:00 n'n
3 10.ro 4 48 3 10 9&I013' 755,....... Belair....... 112 22! 82&1248 351) 405 750 Arrive Waycross................. 9:10 H ni

4 .... ..... ..... .. .Crystal IAlkeH III ...... .... ....... ..... ...... ...... Choice varieties. of the Fig, ol recent Intro Arrive Savannah ......................._......11:55 a m
5 IIJ) 45 : ... 5 15 9 1(1 _.. .. ... BentsH 110 2)6) 8 20 H... 8 45 ...... ...... dnctlon. Arrive Charleston............................... 4:50p; m
10 1065 458 S2!" 9 2010 45 8 2(1( .....Longwood... 105 200 8 101237 33 3 R40 725 Arrive Richmond................................ 6:19: a m
18 1103 60.3 6 : D2831 10 8n.. Altamonte ... 10' 16, 8 0012 30 325 3 10 713 The Cattley nuava, both the Red and Yel- Arrive Washington............................11:00: a m
14 11 tIi 5 0tJ 6 3."i 9 3:11121: ; 8 45 ..... Mitro .101 1 ,M: 7 5412 26 320 2 58 7 lI5 low. Arrive< Baltimore...............................12:18 p m
16 Ill' 608 643 ft 3k1135' 95. ? .. Maltland..lint 145 750 12 ZJ' 3 15 245 700 Arrive Philadelphia............................ 2:47 p m
18 11 20 6 16 5 52 U 4511! 55 9 10.K'lnterPark. )7!) I 4C 7 421215 3 07 2 25 ti 50 The Peach and Pear of the sorts beat adaptedto Arrive New York........................_ 5bO: p m
m ........ :.... 6 00 ...... H ..Wllcox.... 95 ...... 73tH...... 3 00 .... ..... the soil and climate of Florida. Pullman Buffet Cam Tampa to Washington,
72,1135 526 608 10 001255 950.... Orlando '" !93 1 28 72812 02 2 56 30 and New York to Tampa.

25;' ........ .. ... ...... ...... ...... 10 .....Gatlin ..... 911 ...... _...... ...3812..... ...... The Japan Plum, varieties of the Mulberry NEW ORLEANS KXPRES .
11 f5 634 6 20 1012: 1 l5 ....05.....Jessamlne.. 89 1 13 7 1311 49 2 40 6 02 Hart's Choice Bananas Grapes Pecans, etc.
Leave Jacksonville............................ 1:00 a m
1148 ...... 623 10 15 ... 10 2O.Plne: Castle... 88 1 10 7 ... 235 .... ....
b5 10IH. Arrive Jacksonville............................ 7:35 p m
II 540 630 1022 18'110 251 40'.BI!q Cypress.. 85 1 102 7031142 2281228 552 43-CataIoguo free on application. Leave Callahan..................._. 7:3! a in
12 f1. 550 6 45 A II 10 3j 2 J5 11 ...McKlnnon.. 8)) 1250 6 5211 32 PM: 2 l 151210 537 Arrive Waycross.............................. .. 9:10 a In
f 12 lli( 615 700 6(1050 J() 25,... .. ..Khslmmf'e... 75I24: !! 6401120 8 45 2001135 520 REFERENCES:-Crosby & Gowen.San :Mateo; Arrive Thomasville ...................._...... 1:22 p m
41 12 fJJ ...... P JI 6 11)) A x......1210 ?..Capmbel1s.. 7112 f 5 A X....... H 35 p M.54 ......H ?.... Hon. ... W. Lyle, 1 Han Mateo: w. J. Webb Arrive Bainbridge...._.... 3:35: p m
108 6 .c2 6 30 3 4512 30 Lake Locke.. 6311 47 10 44 8 11 10 25 4 2'J! Pnlalka. Arrive Chattahoochee........................ 4:04 p m
120 6 62 6 42 4 1012 45 ....navenporr.... 581135 10 32 8 00 10145 4 10 A rrive Pensacola via L. & N.R.lt..itJ:10p
6 1 30 7 OU 61i2 .4 25 1 20 Ualnes City.. &J 11 25' 10 22 7 50 9 43; 3 55 A. N. DRRTNi' .. c HR4 ir Arrive Mobile via L.&N.R. tai a m m .
, 68 1 48 7 14 7 10 5 m 1 4lt ..Barlow June. 17 11 12 10 07 1 35 9 20 37; Arrive New Orleans viaL.&N.R.R... 1:10 M m
72 I 58 7 21 7 ID 625 155 431050
...Auburndnle. 9 M 7 21 8 r,5 320 Arrive Albany ...................................... 3J2 p m
77 2 08 7 :8 7 30 510 2 4fi ... tFltzhugbs,' 38'0n: 9 41( 658 8 40 308
Arrive :Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:21
HJ: 223 742 7 53 6) 45' :3 2' ...HLakeland..... ;,321013 9 30 640 8 15 2 !50)() Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R. 12:15 p
93 2 4/S/ 8 02 820 7 JO .... ... ... 10 00 + 10l am
Plant City. .1:1. 9 l.j) 6 Iii' 7 2 15 Arrive Chattanooga via W. & A.R.R. 5:.'.') a m
9M 2 M ..... ts 33 ...... .Curk' ........ 17 U be' ...... 5 I ......iK ...... Arrive Nashville vlaN.C.&St R.RH:45am
'loa 310 H 22 1'4' H 8 M 4 Of .......'t E'Q''ner....... 12 9 43: 835 5)5: ti 2IJi; I ::17IO'S Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R... 6:5'! m
3 17 823 850 h 4S J 12 ....... :Mbn o...... 101 9.3,5 828 52S 610 1 134 Pullman Buffet Can to and from Jacksonville p
100 :i 2.: ... 9 ( ...... ... .. ......*Orlent....... 6, 920 518 ...... ...... and New ()rleansvia Pensacoln. and-
115 3 40 8.0 9 In.. 9 2). 4 1)) .Ar Tampa Lv Cli. AI 8 0 5 00 I i Ii 31)1' I 00 Mobile to anil from J:>Jacksonville Louis-

PM PM PM P M i PM PI AM' AM ville via Thorn sville, Atlanta and Nashville,

Flag t4taUoue. 'I, rains No. 3 and h le.svev from and a.. rive r.t J. & K ''I. Uepot. No. I. and Cincinnati to Jacksonville via Jesup.A .
-z 38m 6 lJally. No. 4i. :0, ", 9, Ih, 27, ;",, and 29 I I ally except' SunctHY. TrJ1lns ho. :J and 6 C. LINE EXPRESS.

stop only at Orlando, rur-Biijiiiiire, Bartow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. Nu.30+t Dally J Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05< p m
except Monday. No. ;'Jtilopsut Kl&siraraee for supper Nos. I and 2 "top at Klssiramee for 1'.. Arrive JacksonvIlle...........................12:00 n'n
Dinner. No.7 stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No.8 stops at Lakeland for Supper. : : Leave Callahan... 2:47 m

Trough Tickets sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and \\'est. Baggage;.: Gun locksmiths hd Stencil ('utters Leave Chattahoochee.. ...... ..............11:30 p a m
through.Pemberton ;, \ Leave Thomasville.... ........................ 1:45 p m
Ferry -urancn.-8.- -'. H.R.13ou Arrive Waycross................................. 4:40 p m
Sanford and Indian River Railroad. 44 W. Forsyth St., Op. St. Johns HotEI. Arrive Brunswick via B.& .> R. R... 8:28 p m
b Bound North Bound. Arrive J 6:16 p m
Read Down Read Up. JACKSONVILLE, - FLuR11J. Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R-ll:20 p m

F'st Ac. F'st Ac. Dally except Sunday. Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V. & O. R.R. 2:25 a m
Gunsmithing done In all Its branches.
:' M'L c.tFt STATIONS. M'I &Pt :- Arrive Chattanooga via E. T. V.& G. 8:20 a m
'19. 21. 20. 22. South Bound. North Bound. IRON SAFT Ton OR} Arrive Cincinnati via C. 8. R. R........ 6:45 p m
-- Arrive Savannah............. 7:58! p m
P... A.X A. M P.M. Read Dowd. Read Up. Nn"Curl j 1 rates Stencil Cutting, by mail. Arrive Charleston ..........._.................. I 1:25 a m
o 5.25 7.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.45 6.5057 v Pas. Pas. Pas. Arrive Wilmington............................. ":30 am
1 6.29 7.5 ....._.. ..... 9.40 6.1556d : &t.t &J4.t STA'fIONS. &Ft ::" Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. Arrive Richmond.. .... 6:00 p m

5.3. ... ....._.... 'Orjole .. .... 9.35....... 54 25. :l4. Arrive U'ashington.. :'0 pm
6 _... .. .. Bay C1ty.. .. .. ..... .. 51 - 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, Arrive New 6:'0 a m
to 5.50 8.20 ....._..... .Macon... ... 9.1H 6.10 47 a.m p.m a.m p.mo Our trees three and four Pullman Buffet Sleeping CUR to and from
12 5.57 III.J5 510 Iv..8anfortl..ar 7.55 1,1019 are very thrifty, lacksonville and New 1 orlr, al"o Jacksonville
8.30.Owensboro......... 9.13 6.0045
16 6.10 9.05 ........,Dade City............ 902 .1).3541 410,30 5.n ...Fort Heed......... 7.40 1.515' year old stock old buds., % to 1 IVi inch diameter, with to Cincinnati vm Jesup.

n 6.30 9.45 .........HRlchland............. 8.45 4.50134 6 10.40 5.3 .... ....Rutledge ...:..... 7.30 1.4513 one\ year to Florida Nurseries easily accessible EAST FLORIDA EXl'KH'ft$.
Southern for
32 65210.20........edderv111e.. R.2 05:25: 7 10.47 5.42................f lydes. 7.22 1.3.512 AddressE. Railroad. Send Leave Jacksonville.....,..................... 5:0:() 37 7.f11lo.SS ......... KathleeuH 8.10 3.40'20' 12111.0)1) 6.OQ .........._..ClIUOn........... 7.00 1.13 1 Catalogues. B. FOSTER Arrive Jacksonville .........-. 8:55: a rn
40 7.15 lO. O .......Grlmn's M111....... 8.0 .25 17f1J 6.0ruskawlllaH 6.5.1 1.05;, 5 dpr'11-1y -outh Lake, Manager Weir Fla.DR. Leave Callahan..... ............... 5:41) p m
7.: v 11.02 .........HLakehmd......:.. 7.5. .'1.1014 ; ': 6.32..Oviedo.. .:...:.: 6.40 12.50, 4 Leave Waycross................................... 7:58 p m
61 .10I12.101Arrive..Bartow............ 7.30 2.20\ 6 '11.45 6.-10 ar..Lake Charm..lv 6.10112.30, 0 Leave Gainesville -. :3h5 p m
57 & .L ve 7.15 2.J((} 0 JOHN BOLL'SsTonicSyni Leave Lake City.................?. :3:15' p m
Hartow ICraiicli. Daily.Bonth No. Lakeland Leave Live Oak ..,. 7:21)) p m
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- - No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for Arrive St. Louis via I...& N. K.R......... 7:40 a in
FOR THE CURE OF Pullma" Buffet to and Jacksonville
A M P. M P.M. Lv Ar 17 A M. P.M. P.M. Sanford.No. ars -
11.15 2.10 7.15 0 Bartow J'nc 12 10.40 1.40 6.30 13-At Bartow Junction with train from and Louisville,via Thoma vllle. Albany,
11.30 2.28 7'35 5 Winter Hvn 810.20 1.25 6.11' Tampa.No. FEVER and AGUE Montgomery and Nashville, ond to and from
11.42 2.40 7.50 91.Eagle, Lake 610.05 1.13 5.55 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern Bartow and Montgomery via Gainesville.

12.06 2.551 8.15,171a, Bartowly 01 I 9.551 1.03\. \ 5.45 5.30 with train train from for Punta'I am Gorda pa. ; at Bartow Junction Or CHILLS and FEVER LeaveJ&cksonvllle.SAVANNAH........EXPRESS..................... 8:15 p m

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CONNECTIONS. from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with Leave Callahan 9;;5 j p m
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at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida justly claims for it a superiority over all ren Leave Lake .. :tai) p m

at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. I Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at dies ever offered to the public for the SAP Arrive Lake 1'11y. .................-.. ........1U:1.5 l am.
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Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lakeland He Arrive Thornawvil'e' ... ;:15 H in
BaryLine Steamers for Jacksonville with train for Tampa; at Pemberton er of short or long standing. refers to tb Arrive Albany-........................ ...... 11:1"! !' a. In
and J., T. A K. W. trains: for..Jacksonv1IleandTitusville. Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for entire Western and Southern country to ber Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R R. 7:55 p in
Gainesville and Palatka.No. him testimony to the truth of the assertio Arrive Nashville via L & N. fr. K f>:.">"> a in
No. 3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida :Southern that in no case whatever will it fail to cure' Arrive i.ou'hvlll' <- via L & N. It It 1-57 p m
Coaches without change between Jacksonville Railway for Punta Gorda. the directions are strictly followed and carrie Arri\e incinnxtl via I... & N. R. R 6.35pm:
and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No. 22-At Bartow with Florida Southern Arrive'. Louis via L. & N. It. It.. *: ,. T. & K. W. train from Tltu&ville; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Uorda; at Lake. out. In a great many cases a single dose hi Arrive Waycross.................. ........ ll:20pmArrive
tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa. been sufficient for a cure, and whole familit Brunswick via B & W. R. H.- 6:10 a",
pa on Monday Wednesdays and Fridays connections are made at Tampa by the have been cured bya single bottle,with ape Arrive Albany via H.& W. R. R........ -4(5( am
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names is a mystery, unless it be that navel mark is not confined to Navel The Deficiency of Pollen Theory.

The Orange C F01le. all these twelve original trees impor-I oranges, Mr. VanDeman asks if the Alluding to our expressions of in
ted from Brazil the
were not same 1 umbilical mark appeared on other en duality as to the theory, the
variety. 1 have examined the fruit
THE BAHIA ORANGE.i I i gathered here off the original trees varieties prior to the blooming of editor of the Florida Agriculturistsays

and can see no material difference, and Navel trees in our groves Mr. Van- :

A History of its Introduction into have compared it with that received Deman has forwarded some "River- "If the theory of deficiency of pol-

this Country, and the Origin of from and Florida under all side Navels," so called, of California len in the Navel, as the cause of its

its several Synonyms, "Wash- of the above names, and so far, I con. production, to Mr.\ Phelps, and we non-bearing qualities, is exploded,
ingtonNavel," "Riverside clude that they are all alike. will our esteemed brother please ex-

vel," "Parson's Navel," "Per- Mr. Hart sent me specimens of trust to have 21, report from the latterin plain how it is that a Navel tree, to

nambuco," etc., etc., etc. "Sustain"::. which is a small navel or due time upon their quality as which we artificially applied pollen loi

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: ange that Mr. Parsons of Long Island( compared with the Navels and other i s blossoms from other varieties, has

By some misfortune, issue ofMarch got from Mr. Thomas Rivers, of England varieties of PI'rida.Ve, had the set a good quantity of fruit ? In factit
your and its is that there is for
although quality as
seems an orange
28tb, in which are several ar- opportunity of making a similar comparison -
good as the best, yet it in reported by every blossom that was touched, while
ticles that interest me regarding the
while at Tallahassee a few
Mr. Hart as very unproductive. trees around it almost entirely barren,
Bahia did reach until
to-day. orange I have not the slightest me doubtof Major\ A. \V. Rountree, of New Orleans \ days since through the courtesy of and in one or two cases no fruit can

told me duiing the Expositionthere Hon. H. Williams, of Brevard he seen. We know of a Navel tree
E. H. Hart's sincere intention to
furnish "accurate intormati in," but. he that he first heard of an orange county, Fla. Mr. Williams had a ;i, Mat stands near the edge of a large
tree that had been from seed l I i which has borne
grown bearing grove good
is quite badly mistaken in regard to box of the very best "Riverside N avels" :
brought from Brazil and planted in crops ; and also know of another thata
some points as to the early history of
from Riverside Cal. that
I Louisiana but it ( )
was planted by hive of bees is placed under it, aud
this Bahia Navel
(Washington ) or him as Mr. Hart says, or by Mrs. could be obtained in market, also now is loaded with young fruit. The
For the benefit of all who are
ange. Florida White of Florida L. B. varieties from his ? he but in the
interes'ed in this matter, I will here as specimens (other ) theory ( ) may exploded,

give the facts regarding its introduction Skinner says on the same page. Thisis grove at Rockledge (Indian river), face of these facts it hard for us to
the "Double believe it"We
one Imperial,
and distribution in this country. Fla. The "Riverside Navels" were

In ,the year 1870, (not 1873, as Mr. and Rountree was spoken in the of to me terms.by Major very handsome, and would rate highin were not aware that an experi-

Hart says) Mr. William Saunders, of highest ment of this kind had been tried, andwe
The real cause of the failure of size and appearance, in fact, would
this Department, imported from Ba take in the
Bahia fruit is to mind pleasure publishing re-
hia in Brazil twelve trees which were to produce my score well in all points which go to
due the of the in- sult. "Facts are stubborn things"
to pistil
all budded and suppose I to be all of make a perfect fruit, according to I
stead of lack of ollen as some claim, I and 1 very convincing arguments. In
the same variety In honor of the accepted standards, save juiciness and
and others stoutly deny. Perhaps the the face of the
place from which they came he named foregoing statement we
"navel mark on the fruit is from a vinous quality or flavor. They were"meaty"
the "Bahia and the least, admit that the
variety planted at
: must, theory
deformity of the stigma or style. I and tender, but in comparison -
trees in the houses here. None of the is not by any means exploded.,
have not the flowers here now tex- with the Indian river specimens: I
, original trees were removed from 4
amine. Are the characteristics
these houses to Riverside, Cal., or givento were decidedly deficient in juice and What Oranges for Profit?
of seeds and the navel mark
S., B. Parsons to plant in Florida) deficiency tone.
always or mainly found together?
to else until this winter two 4
or one
any Let those who live in Some people seem to cling to their
of the old trees were sent to Mr. Saun- orange groves Varieties of the Orange. beloved seedlings as aideutly aa the
and have abundant I
opportunity, carefully
deM SOil near Seneca, Fla. observe the under Mr. Van Deman, United States Po. veriest old reprobate to his darling
pistils a glass I
The first trees of this variety that vices. Will the dwellers about Manatee
and make notes on lh other points mologisc, says, referring to oranges
were sent out, were two young ones I ,Point Pinellas and other low
and report H. E. VAN DEMAN, from Riverside, Cat., which he had
that had been from the
propagated down Southern districts, chew the cud
Division United :
twelve and Pomology, sent Rev. Lyman Phelps, of Sanford,
imported nes, were givento States of : of reflection upon the following( quota-
Mrs. L. C. Tibbetts, who was then Department Agriculture. Fla., and of which we hope to receivea tions of Chicago markets in the Pacific
Washington, D. C., April 12, 1887. .
(1873)) going to Riverside, California. full description from Mr. Phelps: : Rural Press of April 9th : Bright

These were perhaps the first trees of the NVe have before us personal letters "I send from River- : Riverside seedlings, 3 to $3.50 ; San
you oranges
kind to fruit in America, as they grew from Mr. VanDeman to the t Rev. side, Cal., showing their character as i Gabriel, $2.75 to 83 ; Navel, $5 to $6;

fast and excelled the old trees here in Lyman Phelps of Sanford, Fht. In grown there. That labeled "Bahia" I Fancy Bloods, five to seven !" And

the greenhouse in size and early bearing extending to us the courtesy of their came to me, of course, as "Riverside I this for Californias, which everybody

because of their more favorable perusal Mr. Phelps : "I send them Navel." "Konah" is a variety from ; knows are away behind Florida As
location. When the fruit of these says
the Sandwich Islands, and is the best : Rev. Lyman Phelps says, "Blood will
trees proved to be of superior quality, to give you data which is in line with quality of specimens received tell." Now, please don't everybody
it excited the of Cal- belief that there is only one varietyof any
rush into
orange growers from the Pacific coast. 'PaperrindSt. become so sanguine as to
ifornia,.and they named it'Washington Bahia, save the Double Imperial. Michatl" is a smooth little fancy Bloods, and make them as

Navel" because it came from here, : They" may serve to help out of the mud- that some very of the Riverside pl''my as blackberries, or these quota.
and have since dle. In these letters Mr. VanDeman orange
ever propagated largely growers claim is a sport from the com- ; tions wit t cease tingling the optic
from these two trees. Some of the covers essentially the same groundas mon St. Michael. This I doubt." nerves melodiously of those who grow
growers in California wished to call it in the foregoing article, he bringsout b'ooded' stock. It is t aid that "a

"Riverside Navel," and do so yet, one or two additional points, how- Referring to certain varieties sent : word to the wise is sufficient," and

which is all wrong. ever, which we give. He says : "I him by Mr. Phelps, he says : that is the reason some people are

AIr: S. B. Parsons came here just have direct information from Mr. L. 'They were fully up to the qualityof willing to go on raising seedlings and

previous to his attempt at orange C. Tibbetts, of Riverside, Cal., that any that we had previously received selling ten thousand oranges for one

growing in Florida, and Saunders there were two trees, instead of one of the same kinds, and, indeed, f hundred dollars and forty thousand

gave him buds from several of the as some say, that his wife received the varieties are among the best oranges for) one hundred and five

original trees, either young or old. from Mr. Saunders, of this Depart- known. St. Michael and Majorica dollars. UP RIVER CORRESPONDENT.

These buds are the source of the trees ment. They are vet alive and bore a are, perhaps, the best, although Bahia I. 4

he grew there. That the name should crop this year. Your statement that and Jaffa are equally as good. It is The orange growers of Fruitland

changed from "Bahia" to "Parson's you have received the Bahia from hard to tell which is best among several Peninsula, Putnam county, dissatisfied

Navel" or "Pernambuco," etc., is cr-u :. Italy and from Belgium and that that are so near alike. The seed- alike with the returns of the commis

trary to all rules of nomenclature, and they proved to be similar to the ling that you mention as crossed with sion men and the Exchange, have

fruitful of confusion. Mr.\ Saunders variety sent out by this Departmentunder Bahia is more sprightly than the other fot rued an organization "to bring

nor any one else here has never con that name is very interestingto (Orono), and( we thought better. Oro- about a change in the manGer of mar

tended for the ,name "WashingtonNavel me. Perhaps, as the name, Bahia! iiu is very sweet and pleasant, but keting oranges, and do away, if possible -

," but rather that "Bahia" suggests, it is possible that they were hardly has character enough for many with the 'commission'' man, who

should prevail. Why BO much difference all originally from Bahia, in Brazil persons. However,I like it very well. : has mulcted the orange grower with-

should exist as' to the productiveness What do you know about this?" I Maltese Oval pleases me unusuallywell. :, out mercy for years." They propose

'of the trees bearing. 3 the above Referring to the fact that that the ." to sell only- for cash.

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and 1 is the latest of the lot. No. 4 is vineyards" the promised land was ;. "have gone that way before them" and
Vineyard; very large, some specimens more thanan "a land of wheat, barley and vines." all have reached a common goal, viz:
inch in diameter.Mr. Its habitat is of wider range than that 'failure. True, in some, and in many
-- Mott, is reported as saying of any other fruit, extending from cases, there have been two or more
Grape Talk, No. IL "grapes do not rot here as badly as in near the Artie circle in Norway to the seasons of promise, but in every case
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: the North." Equator, growing luxuriantly both in the same result has been reached, viz :
At the Orlando meeting, Mr. Cessnais Ol the truth of this there can be no Alpine ravines and torrid jungles.It ultimate and utter failure.
reported os saying of, Rogers' Hy- doubt in the minds of every experienced is i the sweetest fruit.i Some varie- Now, be it known, both to newcomers
brids that "Agawam sells best in planter. I have had no expe- ties containing as high as twenty percent and to old comers who would
the North, a large grape, of good rience further north than Tennessee, of sugar, while peaches contains cultivate grapes, that the Grape Phyl-]
color, but the best bearer of Rogers'is but several of Roger's hybrids that less than two per cent., blackberriesfive loxara (P vastutrix,) is an enemy to
numb r one, a white grape nearly rotted badly there show no signs of strawberries four, and orangessix the grape and that both the European
bronze, which ripens very early and rot here. Which thny were, I am not and yet its sugar is so combinedwith grape (V. vinifera) and our native
does not rot at all here." now able to tell, as t the record of those acid as to produce a most delic Labrusca (V. Labrusca) have very
All who are familiar with grape years is lost. Of all) I have fruited i i'-us' flavor. It is also more nearly a little power to resist its attacks. No
literature of American production or I here, only three varieties have shownrot sub-titute for ordinary food than any other species is s' easy a prey to its
rather the nomenclature of American I viz : Rogers No. 1, Delaware and( other fruit as it contains in due pro ravages as these.
grapes, know that in some quartersthe Cunningham.Mr. portion more of the constituents of the True we see in a recent DISPATCH,
names and numbers of Rogers'Hybrids Dubois recommends the Eume- human body.( It also can adapt itselfto that we need have no fear of the Phyl-
are sadly mixed. My origi lan "for home market" but Mr. Cessna a greater diversity both of soil and loxara in the "syndy soil" of Florida,
nal stock of both these varieties was says it "rotted with him." Mv culture than any other; no particular, and in a recent California paper a
obtained nearly twenty years ago of present stock of Eumelan is from one kind of soil or system' of treatment; is writer was equally sure they had noth-
the Knox Nursery, near Pit'tsburg, vine I brought from Tennessee in No best under all circumstances. It ing to fear from the Phylloxera in the
Pa., whose proprietor had a reputa- vember,1875. This vine is yet vig flourishes on the poorest sand, the heavy soils of California.<
tion fur accuracy and reliability Sec- orous healthy and very prolific.As rockiest mountain sid s and the rich- There is probably a grain of latent
ond to no other nurseryman in the grown here this Eumelan i is the est bottom. lands wherever the climate truth at which both these statementsaim
na ion. earliest grape I have, very prolific, of affords the necessary warmth.At viz., some soils are more favor-
Of twelve varieties of thew( Hybrids the best quality, indeed one of the this point I am met with the able to its operations than others, and
that I have fruited., the one best grapes I ever tested, showing no question, ''It' all this is true, why has yet the solid fact remains that thou-
that came to me as Agawam is the sins! of rot, is not a good keeper, but this industry been so generally neg sands of acres of vines have been destroyed -
least desirable. It is n dull, dirty will bear shipping better than straw- lected in Florida ?" : in both light and heavy soils.
brick color, and in quality the poo) est berries, and I should think, better Mr. Steele gives but a small part of I The experience of Dr. Davis, of Jacksonville -
of the twelve.Rogers' than Rogers No. 1. an answer when he says "all that i is as given in the Florida Agriculturist -
No. 1, (Goethe,) is a good "Mr. DePasa was surprised that the necessary: to assure success is the ad jp- of September 29, 1877, is
bearer and of fine quality, but as committee on grapes hail not recommended tion of a proper system of pruning, exactly on this line, and I will repro-
grown here it is not "nearly bronze"but more varieties." I was equally fertilizing and cultivation and a duce it for the benefit of these neophytes
translucent, and of a very delicate surprised at the varieties they did rec patient persistence in carrying it out." who are going to reap so rich a
pink, neither does it ripen early but ommend. My conviction is that much mon than harvest from these two species of the
the latest of'the twelve.In Goethe (Rogers No 1.) is late and this is "necessary: to a:-";nm success.: vine f family, viz., Vitis Labrusca and
the North it is scribed as liable to relt. Agawam is at least The structure must have a foundationor vinifera: In the winter of 1872I
"amber colored truisparont( resembling third qual,ty. Delaware, though at it cannot stand. planted ten varieties of Vitis vim,
MaU: ;;a in appearance.' '' the North, the acme excellence hereis The foundation fact "suitable va fera and twenty varieties of Labrusca.
As grot\n Missouri, it is describe das compared with Eumelau Merrirnac, rieties" must be supplied or all systems The soil is high dry gray sand fairly
"a yellowish' green, sometimes (Rogers No. 19.) Croton and Salem is of pruning, fertilizing, and cultivation fertilized and cultivated The growththe
blotched with pale red t towards the tain." second! quality, li:, ble to rot, and in-ta however perfect, will not avail. first year was truly wonderful, and
I fruited it in Tennessee where it good keeper. 'suitable varieties" are those that gave promise of success. The second
had a beautiful red cheek. As to Brighton I have never fruited, hut are suited to the climatic conditions of year all started out well and continued
time of ripening, the verdict has heretofore it is a Labrusca. This species ;.s a the locality where planted, to the soil to grow satisfactorily during the
l len unanimous that it is "latein class are grapts of poor quality, and in which they are planted and to the season, and a few of the most vigorous
rip) ning." has less p wer of resistance against the purpose for which they are planted.Of vines were allowed to bear a bunch or
. From the above I think it quite attacks of I'hytuxera than any other the genus vitus there are more two of fruit. The third season some
clear that b th the Agawam and A me ri cab species. than a dozen species in different partsof of the most vigorous vines of both
Goethe, cultivated by Mr. Cessna, are The principle trouble with them the world bearing edible fruit. The classes failed to bud in the spring,
not the same grapes! that I cultivate here is they won't grow. multitudinous varieties of some of while some others that did bud madea
under the s-ime names. IVPB, Hartford Prolific, and Crevel- these species are numbered by the feeble growth and presented a de-
Indeed, I aw much at a loss as to ling have grown moderately well and hundred. cidedly sickly appearance. Examination -
\. hat the 4nenrly bronze" rape is fruited some. But the following I There is therefore, no lack of varieties showed conclusively that phyl.
No. 1, is usually called "a white grape dug up after nursing them eight years: suitable for every locality, every loxera, the dreaded grape vine root
.". 2, "dark purple nearly black." Diana had attained a height of ab )ut soil and ever purpose to which a louse, hud begun its devastating work.
3, "brownish red." two feet. Martha ab< ut the en feet grape may be applied. However, a few of the vines of both
"" 5 4,, ""a a red black grape"" / and produced a few small ounches. This question of "suitable varieties classes grew vigorously and fruited
8, "a deep grape.coppery red." Walter grew finely and fruited "," can only be determined by ex- finely, and I had the satisfaction of
44 9, .'morered than Catawba color." abundantly in Tennessee, but have periment. But why must the same exhibiting seventeen varieties of well
14, "light red." never reached an attitude of more than experiment be tried over and over ripened grapes at the Duval County
"" 15 19, "color"dark red black.or"maroon." eighteen inches. Concord, of a half again? Fair held in Jacksonville, in July,
.4 28,, "greenish red." dozen vines only one ever fruited Every novice must plant Corcords 1875.I .
39, "color black." here and reached a height of three because they are a success at the North had 400 vines planted out and en-
41, "a black grape." and a half fret. I have that vine yet. and Black Hamburg because--be- tertained the hope that some of the
"" 43, "a black grape."" Black Hawk, a seedling( of the Con cause-he don't exactly know why, varieties would have stamina enough
4* 44 53,4, "a light black grape.Chestnut or Catawba cold the rankest grower I ever saw in only he would like to eat some Black to.mjist disease and furnish me with
color. Tennessee, here in seven years attaineda Hamburgs. Most of the trials and their luscious fruit for years to come.
All of the above have names excep a ht of six or eight inches. Ca- most.of the failures in Florida have But I fear the hope is vain, for theyare
2, 5, and 8. And I ha\e fruited all tawba grew to be about two feet, and been along the same line If it was gradually thinning out, and only a
of them except 2. 28, and 44. Iona not mor than eighteen inches. not Concords, it was some other varie- few sickly Harttoids, Crerelings, Ives,
In my... "Grape Talk; No. I," I wrote Whatever may be sai t of the grapesof ties of Vitu Labrusca, if it was not and Roger's hybrids bearing yearly,
No. 2, \where it should have been No. 5. this class elsewhere, the Labruscaon Black Humburgs, it was some other some straggling half ripened bunches,
As a class thtsrt, Hybrids have done Merrills Island so far is a failure varieties of V. vinifere. And Florida are left to mark the spot where all ap-
remarkably well here and I judge That the reader may get a clearer is just now having a fresh reprint of peared so promising a short time ago.
them worthy of trial in other parts of and more appreciative view of this the old, old story of Black Hamburg, fhe Villa vinifera are all dead and
the State. industry, I will here p esent some of Black Prince, White Sweet Water, 'gone glimmering through the dreamof
In point, of quality I think several its foundation truths. In point of Reisling, Tokay, etc etc. things that were.' My experiencewith
.)them are better than the Delaware, value the grape has no super or. Its These very intelligent gentlemen Vinifera and Labrusca is not encouraging -
notably in the order of excellence 19, name suggests more interesting associations ought to know that their's is mt the and from observations and
41: 53, i i. 39, and 9. In time of ripening than any other fruit. It is first experiment made in this direction extensive inquiry of others who have
39,19 and 9, are early, 53 is late, venerable with age. Noah "planted but thousands upon thousands tried them. I f1.II.l.l.. led. t q the conclu-

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sion that in favored localities some Peaches. The, Fig From Seed. to the Exchange he had one whole .

varieties of these clashes may succeed Major 0. P. Rooks, of Fruitland ina Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH.In end and four sides of his box, on 't

tolerably well and yield passable crops reply to L. H. Mead's inquiry in which he was at liberty to make unlimited -

of half ripened fruit for a few years, Leesburg paper says: DISPATCH of April 11th, I would sayI brands setting fourth the

but sooner or later they will all suc- Nature has given this section precedence Sl routed several] seedlings from a peculiar excellencies of his fruit, and

cumb to the phylloxera and the hot in the time of ripening the dry Smyrna fig several years ago. the Exchange would have been onlytoo

sun and soil." To this I will add thatI peach over any other section north of One of these trees was or is growingin glad to have received its 10 percent

have no doubt but this will be the us, thereby doubting its market value. the garden of Mr. Bartolo Percettion of the increased price thereby

general experience of those who try Upon the hill-side of Fruitland Park Halifax river. I think it never secured.If .

these classes of grapes. There will the Honey and Peen-to peaches and fruited. G. A. P. this contributor or any man

. probably be some exceptions. Vinesof their hybrids blush and ripen their April 15, 1887. knows a person with sharpness and

both these daises that are them- luscious fruits two or three weeks business talent that will enable him to
selves free from phylloxera and plantedin sooner than any other northern sectionof meet a combination of commission

a region that is free from the pest, the United States. This gives theman ]Y.IaF eMIl men/in] any market, fully suppliedwith
will be likely to succeed, it properly enormous advantage over all other consigned fruit, and sell them his

cultivated, until their enemy finds varieties in the market. fruit at ''top side" rates, whether they

them out.Another. These varieties never fail to pro will or not, the Exchange would no
The Fruit Exchange.Editor .
point in favor of success is duce annual crops when properly cul- doubt be glad to make his acquaintance -
the fact that some varieties when tivated. Their fruit being marketedin FLORIDA DISPATCH: This contributor asks, "what is

highly fertilized have a wonderful facility April, May and June, gives ample "These presents" are 'ex-officio," our duty to ourselves and fellow suffer

for the formation of new roots, time for the new wo >d to mature their though I seem to occupy an official ers" in view of the failure of the past.

that in their turn will administer to fruit buds for the ensuing year, whichis position in Florida Fruit Exchange, I Your other contrihutor to same issue

the wants of the vine until they are not the case with later varieties. notwithstanding my respectful requestto of DISPATCH, Mr. Neeld answers the

.. like their predecessors, destroyed or The Bidwell]), Peen-to, Honey and be excused, for good and weighty question in a way that I most heartily

rendered useless, when another generation Home's Hybrid are the peaches at reasons.I : endorse and commend to all growers. .

will take their place and per- present most in favor, although it is note your remarks in the last He has been canvassing his county ...

form their office. To this cause probable other hybrids and seedlingsof DISPATCH concerning the Exchange, urging organizing in support of the

mainly 1 attribute the general success' these varieties will)) be found to and sympathize in the regret expressedat Exchange, and this is in spite of very

here of Rogers' Hybrids. equal, if not surpass them. These we the present aspect of Exchange affairs ; severe strictures which he makes on

.T AS. WHITE. find, producing abundant crops with for j it has I been dear to our heart" some details of management. As has

Island.Home, March 24, 1887.Orchard. unfailing regularity of the recurringseasons. too. But I cannot see the need of givingup bren many times said already,the only

an organization which all concedeis hope of success lies in practically

Be sure and plant stock budded based upon sound principles, suchas unanimous action of producers. This,

e The upon Florida grown seedlings Georgia must form the basis of whatever with the enlarged scope of the powersof

and Northern grown stock is form of cu operation and seif-detemeis, } the Exchange, as also an increased
--- Figs- From Seed. mostly diseased having knotty excrescences adopted by the producers.I capital, contemplated by the application -

on their roots. suppose no one pretends to think to the Legislature for a special
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: they can get along without organization charter, would leave nothing to insure

The following concerning fig seed. The Russian Mulberry.Of of some kind, nor that the basis success but ordinary good management
he Mr. L. H.
lings interesting to
may of the one can be essentially and this be securedby
present surely can
this fruit writes
Mead, of Kerr City. The informationis a correspondent :
improved. Why not, then, amend the an organization like this which is
derived principally from F. W.Bur- "I have the fruit of this
] never seen where hold
superstructure possibleand both able and willing to for it.
bridge's "Propagation and Improvement variety, but I have been told, by good pay
advance made in
the already two years This subject is not exhausted, but I
of Cultivated Plants. judges who had tested it, that the .Auction sales"
r experience. seem to will close recordas
by placing myself on
The plants in this (Moraceoe) is inferior. The tree is
group quality very a be but this is
a bug-bear to many, a one man who is perfectly satisfied
are monoecious and remarkable for and is in the
rapid grower quite hardy
mere detail of management, not a with the and systematic
the flat or fleshy receptacle in which Northwest and has been recommendedfor prompt way
It is
foundation principle. possible, as of doing it. I have sold my fruit crop
the seeds are immersed. In the case shelter belts or wind breaks, and
combinations be
you suggest, that may for to Wamboldt, of Jack-
many years
of the common fig, cross fertilization also for timber culture.It and have been lormed dealers in
by s inville, but net returns box
my per
generally so in mon cious plantsis is not of cultivation in this
easy ? worthy Northern cities to make auction sales this exceed those received from
next to impossible, the male and climate when other varieties that are year
] but further
unprofitable ; as you sug- him. J. D. MITCHELL.
female flowers being crowded together of much better quality are so easily gest, it has beet possible: only becausethe DAYTONA, FLA., April 14,1887.
inside the fleshy fruit, the flowers being grown." Exchange hai met a glut of Flor- .. ,

the minute bristle-like excresences always Since this subject has been broughtup ida fruit in every market in the handsof The Exchahge.
observable in the small cavity at Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH
for discussion, we have visited our commission men. As they constitute -
the apex of the fig. Seedlings of the the larger part of the dealers, andas Like Mr. Adams, I have always felt
Russian trees about
Mulberry now
edible fig vary very much in size, flavor they were kept: in full supply, anda that the theory upon which the Ex-
form and color, and the numerous six years old. They are loaded with the
good deal more, by the growers, change was organized was true
forms-upwards of a hundred-now fruit of small size and poor quality. there was really no reason why they one. But the showing for this season's

grown have been raised in French, Taking into consideration the worth- should buy at auction the Exchange, business is decidedly against it.

Spanish and Italian gardens Doubtless lessness of the fruit and the slow except at a sacrifice. Give the Ex- Whether this \isthe\ fault or the mi...fortune -
some of these are merely cultivated and the differenceit of the management immaterial.It .
change see
and rechmate habit of the tree crop
varieties, as, from the reason given growth would make. is certain that the result has been

above, any systematic course of inter- we must agree with our correspondentthat How any business man can charge I: that the confidence of the orange growers -

crossing is next to impossible; yet, it has little or no value in this the season's disasters to lack of business has been lost and can never be regained -
from the variety of fruits obtained, under the .
State. capacity on the part of the Gen- present management.The
when seeds of imported figs are sown it eral Maanger of the Directory as one crop this year will probably exceed -
seems to point to hybridisation having --v that of last several hun-
The Loquat.Mr. or two of your contributors have recently season by
previously been effected at some timeor dred thousand boxes. In view of
done, is not only) amusing but past
other. method of Steele thinks Mr. Howard's es-
A good cleaningthe will send their
libelous, in face of all the facts, which experience, growers not
seeds of figs and other pulpy fruits timates of the profits of Loquat grow- ought to be well known to those mak- fruit to the Exchange in large quantities

in small quantities, is to cut open the ing too high he says: ing the charge, as to the way the Ex- unless they have some guaranteethat
fruit and separate the seeds as cleanlyas the will be handled in sucha
"One hundred and fifty bushels per change has been treated by the growers. crop
possible with the finger, then lay acre would be a liberal estimate of the Even your contributor from way as to realize better returns than
them on a coarse towel and rub until that he furnish they have done this season.
The higest retail price Tangerine states was
average crop.
becomes absorbed -
dry ; the pulp quickly that I have heard of is thirty cents ing a commission man fruit "ad libitum" SUBSCRIBER.

by the cloth, or they may be. per quart and the demand is very in the same city (Boston) where .
cleaned like strawberry seed, by rubbing
limited at that rate. If the fruit ever the Exchange was obliged to go to The price of Shallenberger's Antidotefor
'with clean, dry sand. The seed, Malaria, one dollar a bottle, is some-
will of he had made to
the usual result shipment
becomes plentiful dispose a
being rather fine, should be sown in times in the way of larger sales but if it
beds necessarily follow, viz : a reduction) in it, and it does not seem to have occurred will remove every trace of malaria aftera
shallow boxes protected ,presseddown
or price. It would not be safe to figure to him that dealers are not few doses, and leave you well, is it not
,firmly with a smooth board and fruit when have far than a continuous use of qui
on more than two dollars per bushel. :likely to buy they cheaper
barely covered with fine soil, trans- nine and tonics at any price, which only
Yet if a person could rely on realizing more than a supply on consignment at
planting to other beds when large strengthens the system against the poison -
three hundred dollars from it the grower's risk. He does not seem
handle. H. W. BUSK. per acre allowing it to remain and renew its
enough to it would be to have known either that in shipping attacks indefinitely?
Goethe, Orange County Flu., April 15, 1887. a very profitable crop.


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sticky. chestnut, it may be said that the ing. The plant is more popular for

. 14oIlticuIuITeiBY! Doubtless many readers of the DISPATCH former, 'sv native of Japan and China, this purpose in Germany than here, in

is one of the largest and most beauti- its native land. In Japan there are
would like to send plants or
ful of trees. The descriptive botani- some closely allied forms, having larger -
cuttings to friends in the North or in cal name, adiantifolia f refers to its peculiar flowers but less brilliant than thoseof
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0 po other parts of Florida. By followingin fan-shaped leaves, which re- our country. Wistarias and other

Packing Plants for Mailing.A these direction3 they ought to do so semple those of the maidenhair fern strong growing vines can be made

lady writing from Livingston successfully. In sending cuttings al (adiantum), and it is frequently called into "trees" or weepers in the same
the maiden-hair tree for the same reason. wa-Gardeners Monthly.
York Park's Floral
county, New to all the leaves with
ways remove a sharp .. .
The fruit is a drupe, about one -- <
Magazine gives her method as follows: knife before packing. If the ends of inch in diameter, containing an edible Wild Violets.

"During the past three years I have the cuttings are dipped in rosin nut somewhat resembling an almondin Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :

sent out more than a hundred packa- softened with enough grease to makeit flavor, which is highly esteemed by The modest violet, though humblein
of plants and slips, and out of that followers of Confucius for its
ges the
will peptic station, is one of our sweetest flow-
sticky, they not dry out PO
number three only were reported un
quickly. and astringent qualities. The I ers. Many years ago, long before the
satisfactory. One was frozen on the somewhat acrid taste of the kernel
4 i revolution,it was regarded the "flowerof
way, the distance being considerable, The Camphor Tree. and its fleshy covering is neutralizedby flowers" for floral offerings. Now

and a "cold snap" came on after they roasting or boiling, just as the roses, lilies and other handsome flowers
In 1870 the
undersigned was a re-
were started. One was reported to for the pt'ogle of tropical America preparethe have taken their place ; for the violet,
Agricultural Department
in bad condition from porter
have been delayon
cashew nut. The trees "
were though pretty, is "old-fashioned.
the journey, and the third was lost Washington for Hillsborough brought into England over a centuryago The violet delights in a cool],,shady
for his services
In return at
iu the mail These have been sent to county.
and later to this Thereare
country. place, the hammock violet especially.
Commissioner LeDuc forwarded
Maine, Florida, Texas, California, Da- that time, fine old
some specimens growingon They are of a beautiful dark blue
kota and intermediate points. by express, charges prepaid, a Island and the Hud-
Long along color and straight ; the leaves are ofa
,,My method of packing is this : Take box containing many choice varietiesof '
sun river. On account of its dioecious dark green color, greatly resemblingthe
sphagnum moss if you can get it, if plants and shrubs. Among the nature and the difficulty of obtainingseed leaf of the cultivated violet. The
not wood's moss wet in tepid water collection were tea, coffee, olive, sev-
use the
eral member of the or india rubber (only pistillate plants having : wood violet, generally found on pine
and queeze just so it will not ficus been introduced here), it was for along I land, is entirely different from the
this around the of family, strawberry Mar\
drip, wrap roots time but sparingly propogatedand have few
other species. They only a
plants, or cut end of slips, and over shal Neil, rose and Camphor: trea. Of then only by layering. 'here is leaves, and the stems are long and
these the of the
this put waxed paper, the )paraffine Camphor was one no doubt of its success in Florida, as supple. The color of the flower varies
rarest because, so far as we could learn,
paper used by grocers to wrap it grows finely in Louisiana, and, from the palest blue to the deepest
is best and cheap. But it can- the question of its adaptability to our
you what is singular has there in white
many crimson purple ; pure ones are
soil and climate had not been tested.I .
not get that, take tissue or thin wrap cases lost its dioecious character, like rare. Some resemble pansies on a
ping lay on a warm stove grid. planted it in my front yard betweentwo in the of the
paper Japanese '
would we see case small scale, bei g very light blue, witha
trees it
dIe, and run over it a piece of beeswax : orange thinking persimmon. One and two year plantsare distinct circle of dark blue. I have
is covered with never grow larger than a common
until every part offered at fifteen to fifty cents by also found some covered with white
a film of wax, then wrap the parcel of shrub. Judge of my surprise to ascer- New Orleans nurserymen, which fuzz. We have the pure white violet,
in waxed then in thin tain that it has far outstripped the or-
plants paper, from seeds thus
were grown spontane- fragrant, growing in our swampland
trees in its and is very
the ends growth, now
wrapping paper, turning over ange The Sanish Ital-
ously produced. or It would be well worth while
of the to keep out the air, and one of the rarest and most beautiful
paper, ian chestnut will undoubtedly also for some interested to gatherthe
tie. Next take a piece of pasteboardas specimens of the vegetable kingdomin
grow in Florida. Most of us have different kinds of our wild violets
wide' the parcel is long, and long South Florida. The root, bark,
as heard of the chestnut tree of a hun- and cultivate them. They spread rap.
leaves and berries smell of
enough to go twice around it; roll strongly dred horses, measuring 204 feet in idly, the seed flying about in'an direc-
and tie Now camphor, and when placed in a trunk,
them in firmly.
you girth, which was one of the famous tions. A wild flower bed is an acquisition -
will thewpression
for the U-e some bureau drawer, or room give
are ready wrapper. sights of Mount JEtna. And the ) to any garden, and we could not
strong, smooth paper, else if the distance i which the old lady entertained climate of Sicily is very like our own. find anything prettier than our wild
is great, the address may wear when she exclaimed) : "Oh, UP RIVER CORRESPONDENT. violets. IMOGENE.

off before it reaches its destination. dear ; I must 'a left" my campfire bottle 4 4

Write the address plainly in two open somewhere. The Trumpet Creep r.

places on the wrapper, and across one This tree we believe can by propagated Whoever has traveled in the S"Uthat The Maluva Tree.

end in plain, coarse letters, Plants, only from the seed.-Charles midsummer must have been struck Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

and underneath in smaller letters your Donovan, in Tampa Courier. with the great beauty of the old The Maluva tree of Central India,

own name and address. Wrap this We believe seed can be had on ap- neglected fence-rows covered with (bassia latifolia) bears flowers whichare

around the parcel, turn over the ends plication to Mr. Donovan. Trumpet Creeper, and all ablaze with now being exported to Englandand
and tie with florists red blossoms other parts of Europe for their
closely, securely The C. their fiery -varied only
Camphor tree, >nnamonum
twine or carpet wrap well waxed. by a few leaves here and there and the sugar, of which they are said to con-
weather I Camphora, is a native of China and tain more than half their weight: The
During the hot dry pack moving shadows of the flowers,as they
them in the same way. only leavingthe Japan, it is found as far north as Kin- trembled under the flutter of the tree resembles the oak, and a ,single

ends of both waxed paper and inner sin and attains: a height of forty feet. honey-sucking humming bird, whichin specimen sometimes bears a ton of

wrapping paper open at the top The wood and all parts of the tree are innumerable hosts made their meals flowers. .. C. H. W.

end of the plants, and instead of the among the blossoms. We get some
with which
pervaded camphor, on ac-
paper outside wrapper I use coarse idea of this scene of beauty from the The Fuchsia is emphatically a sum-

strong cheesecloth, and sew it around count it resists the attack of insects. cultivated plant in northern gardens, mer-bloomer, preferring a shady and

the parcel with stout thread. Write The well known camphor is obtained where it is often allowed to run over moist location to heat and sunshine.

the address directly on the cloth, or by distilling the chopped wood and root. walls, trees, and other places, makinga Plants may be bedded-out during the

paste a strip of piper: around it to Baron vonMueller says the tree will fair show. It is, indeed, one of the summer like geraniums, or, as we see
write upon." most esteemed of hardy vines in the them in our neighbor's front yard,
endure occasional frosts, though the
planted in butter tubs which are
northern of the United States
part as
Sphagnum moss is the kind that is will suffer. In Florida be- ;
red outside and filled with
foliage we aside from the beauty of its flowers, it painted

used by nurserymen and florists gen-. Ii. ve the tree has proved quite hardy. is one of the few plants that will rich soil. They are quite ornamental

erally. It is also found in this State A specimen at Crescent, which is now adhere to walls without nailing or indeed. ..

growing in cypress ponds and bay about fifteen feet high and growing, trellising of any kind. But few know
how boautiful the is when Of the Gingko Tree Mr. Berckmanssays
heads The great advantage of this finely, sustained no injury from the se. plant
trained as a weeper, or, if desirable, that although he has sent manyof
moss is that it retains moisture a longtime
cold of 1886. The tree
vere January, over a wire, to form an arbor. In the trees to Florida during the, past
and does not heat readily. Whatever has beautiful, glossy' evergreen foliageand this case there is nothing that we he has
moss is used, be careful it,is not t; twenty-five years, no positive
is a desirable addition to our ornamental know of that can compete with it in
that the has been successful
too wet., Oiled paper is better than l plants. beauty. To do this it is only necessaryto proof tree
plant a stake that will last several here. He is satisped however, that
waxed parafine paper. Get light, but t 4
tough manilla wrapping The G-ingkoTree. years alongside! the plant when set out the tree is adapt d to this State.

strong papei Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: When the plant gets toward the top, 4
:and it of linseed oil
give a coat raw In reply to your correspondent wh) head it off, and cut away the side To grow large fine Pansies give'the

When' dried this will' be air and waterproof enquires about the Gingko tree (salis,- hoots. By the time the post is rotten plants a bountiful supply of liquid

though still pliable and not t buria adiantifo ia) and the Spaniel l ,the stem of the vine is self-support. manure.

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the wardrobes and closets, and examine 1 hard times, I ihiiik I do very well for dignant words of defense ; know that

]'ioIIle Interests all articles wearing apparel, remembering a Southern woman, born under the she was peremptorily dismissed "with.

"the stitch in time." "old regime.. out a character," because the lady
'I BY MRS. ,E. A. HILL bS I thought her untruthful.as well
as care-
Woolen goods can be kept nicely
.. Home DecorationDEAR less. Bobby's chivalry was aroused,
SpringCleaning:. by airing thoroughly, then tie them SISTERS : and he, began to scramble down from

Sing a song of cleaning house! up in a sack made of unbleached mus- When I speak of my love for my his mother's knee, his eyes were flash-
Four-and-twenty Pocket full of nails dust? pans, lin sprinkling camphor insect powderor Florida home do not imagine that I ing with auger, for Norah had won
Scrubbing brooms and pails? am dwelling in a finished house, f.T his heart.
tobacco in with them. When all
When the door is
open, there is not one finished room in it, His mother's about
Wife arms tightened
begins to sing-
"Just help me move this bureau here, things have been overlooked and yet the hope has not quite faded that him, and she whispered in his ear,
And hang this picture,won't you dear" cleansed the various articles be there be time and until this "
.. can may some '.Never mind, Bobby. The littleVIlow
Ad Inftnttum All In a merry,and Jingle more,too, replaced at leisure. Do not try to do time comes I try to make it cozy, cov- returned to his mother's knee ;

And Is'nt It enough to makeA all in one day; nervous housewives are ering the bare walls as much possible but the puzzled! look on his face was
man wish he was single. with drapings of moss, pictures, if only
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING. apt to work on until exhausted in this never forgotten by her. It was an
wood cuts, grasses, etc anything to enigma to neighbors and friends why
With the first of May the broom "righting up" business. It never paysto rest the eye and give pleasant thoughts. Bobby changed from a generous,

and mop craze will be under full head- work to the point of inability. Vines over curtains of white add won- frank, justice-loving "little man" to a

way in the land to the north of us. Remember the bright smile that derfully ,to a room, also pressed ferns, cowardly sneak, who loved to injure

A period of unrest and confusion with should await "your Joe" upon his return autumn leaves, or the many beautiful helpless animals, smash toys, and snap
things growing so freely here, headed flowers from well>> tended beds with
"the house turned upside down"- in the evening; a clean house will
by a knot of bright ribbon; while his whip. His misdemeanors were always -
chaos come again-and then man can never atone for the lack of that; there flowers, if only wild ones,should alwaysfind shifted to shoulders other than

smile again with the sense of comfort, will be another day to-morrow; rest a place in our rooms to speak of his own and when in despair his oft-

order, neatness, and complete renova- and begin again. our Father's never ceasing love and forgiving father decided to send

tion that reigns in the domain of -- ..- care.Nice Bobby to a schoolship, the boy turnedto
Hobbies-Work for Florida. things are not necessary to his mother and referred to the in-
home. Continued. make a cheerful room, for very simple cident of the broken China as the
Our own State is unique in respectto [ ] things, with a little taste in arranging, starting point of his wrong-doing.

the general house-cleaning season, This season I am planting} sage, en- is all that is needed. f

for "all seasons are ours," and we can gaged by one of the largest New York Straw matting on the floor, or a Queries.DEAR .
houses, all I can raise. I dry in the bare floor with bright colors in rugs,
work or wait as the humor suits, or shade, pass through a sieve and bottle.I tablespread or scarf, home-made chairsor MRS. HILL : I was interestedin
"spirit moves;" in addition to this we am also going to experiment with lounges covered with bright, pretty your remarks in regard to "Our

have "all out-doors," in which to roam Pyrethrum r08ellm, the shrub from material make the the prettiest rooms. Little Ones," a few weeks back, but I

,or rest as suits our fancy.A which the Persian insect powder is The cheap lawns with a tiny flower, find the same law applies to the train-
made, and which no greenhouse or gar- or dot in black, or in color if you wish, I ing of children in Florida as else-
good plan and that will
one den is complete without, to destroy the make pretty curtains for the window ; where.
cause little or no disturbance in the black and green insects which destroyso two lengths tied back with a bright How is it that there is such a diversity -

general) arrangement of the household, quickly our green and succulent ribbon, or tied below the center and of gifts, and such different

is to ,take one room each day, or weekas plantsla hang loose, as one prefers. My eye dispositions in the same family, if the
should be California, from a small begin- prefers the draped curtain. law of heredity prevails.
preferred ; everything re
ning, one lady has realized over sev- For tidies, I have used cloth from It seems to me that children in
moved from the room once at least in cases amounted to more in the
enty thousand dollars and has large white linen pants with the threads many
the year, and the walls thoroughly mills to grind and prepare her crop drawn each way, f r the arms of chairsor early days and the field of knowledge

swept or washed as the case may be; for'market. Why can not we women lounge-pillows ; it saves wear, be scarcely gleaned at all ,by women
where ceiling is used, the entire sur- of the South "go and do likewise." sides giving a more finished look. then as compared with our dav.
face should be But my latest and crowning craze In my next I will tell you how I If snot[ too much trouble i should
gone over with a damp
is ,dairying on a small scale with three managed for furniture, which may your views on the subject. Your
cloth, or a long handled mop, a few, Jersey cows ; and only give results to help some poor sister ; for to such I WELL WISHER.

spoonsful of ammonia to each bucketof prove that a woman can attend to these wish especially to write. REPLY.We shall be pleased to respond -

water is best, then throw the room things. I bought my third registered SISTER HELEN. to the queries above given, but

open to dry.Alattresse8. Jersey on November 18th, 1885, and the whole subject referred to is such a
then began to keep a daily record' of Sincerity With Children.
should be taken brief will
always that
what I have made since then. I have All persons have doubtless noticed momentous one a note
out? of doors and exposed to the sun made two hundred and six pounds of how much more frank and innocent not at all cover the ground. We will

and air, and this must be repeated beautiful, yellow butter, which I sell children are with some persons than reply, however, to "Well Wisher"

several times ,during the summer to at twenty-five cents per pound, and with others, and it is unaccountable at soon.-ED. H. I.Children's.

remove any musty smell during the sell all the buttermilk each day at times, why a certain child is con- t .
eight and one-third cents per gallon, sidered so "naughty"' by some relative Food.
rainy season. If used the
carpets are
sweet milk two and such "little others.
quarts per day at a angel" by
drugget or mat form is preferable in twenty cents.I We commend the following extract An observant writer says: "oatmealand

this country, as,they can so easily be feed my cows upon corn, oats and from the American Kindergarten to milk form a most nutricious arti-
removed at any time. cow peas, equal measure, ground to- the thoughtful] consideration of all cle of diet, and if American childrenwere
gether ; cook each day two gallons of women. How many lovely children brought up on such food, rather
We see few papered walls here, than on nick-nacks, candies, pickles,
the above, adding two gallons cotton- have been spoiled and established in
though they are restful to the eye seed. When ready to give the cows, an evil course, by a thoughtless impulse pastry and the thousand abominations
where tasteful patterns are selected, add one peck dry wheat bran, one pint on the part of those who loved of the frying-pan, we would have a
cottonseed meal and half barrel f them best.Nothing. nobler race, and the type of the American
and there is no reason why ,we cannot a
fodder shucks vines Run be false than the manhood would be improved in
'walls in this pea or hay. can more
paper our country; at through the cutting knife and mix the common saying, "they will never thinkof I all that goes to make up a great and
one time it was thought paper could above food ; this keeps a cow seal fat, that again." powerful people. We are careful to
not be used as the tendency would be feed our horses grass and oats,
and yields me six gallons of milk per Mothers read ; and heed : young
to harbor insects etc., but we think day, of the richest quality.I "A mother was so unfortunate as to and not allow them to have corn, as it

that was a false alarm. Board houses am now negotiating for a Hol- destroy a rare bit of China belongingto is too heating ; but how many farmers
and their wives think of the effect of
stein-Friesian said friend with whom she visit-
cow, some are to a was
can be made neat and wholesome ban \- the vile: of fine flour and
from of milk her four compounds
give eight to ten gallons ing ; bright little boy years
extra coat of whitewash after some per day with from one and one half to old, was at her side, the only witnessto fat, sweets and acids, spices and con-,
of the recipes given in our columns three and one half pounds of butter. the accident. Clasping his hand, diments "innumerable, upon their

during the year. These are my hobbies, and I ride the mother glided through the parlor children ? .
Always wash windows and other them well, but will confess that I do window on to the piazza, and when
make something besides gs from them. the loss was discovered she was rocking The darkest hou r in the history ofa
with this leaves
glass a wing as no Since January 15th, 1887, I have realized -' her boy and complacently singingto young man is when he sits down to

lint, and' when partly dry rub with from various sources over tWit ''I him. They heard the servant up- study how to get money without

paper.'" This a good time to empty all hundred dollars, and, considering the raided for carelessness; heard her in. honestly, earning it. ..

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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. of Organization promulgated by the There is a disposition on the part of Storing Oranges.

committee provides that it shall be "new comers" whose advent does not Several plaus for preserving orangesare

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. held at Jacksonville during the winterof date back to the last "Forage craze"to being tried and we have no doubt

"'"' "' 1887-8, open to exhibits from all ignore the crops that are thrivingher that this will be successfully accomplished
countries of and and food by fumigation, by immersionin
TilE ORANGE GROVE The Bahla Orange, tropical subtropical making good green hay
a Country History, and of Its the Introduction Origin of its into Several this America. It is to be undertaken by a and ensilage, and to raise the old a chemically prepared liquid, perhaps -

Synonyms Navel,,Washington Pernambuco Navel etc.,;Riverside Vari-- stock company, with a capital of$100- questions as to the possibility( of raising by simply keeping out air and

eties Pollen of the Theory Orange What; the Oranges betlclencyot for 000, with a co-operating committee in Alfalfa, Teosinte, etc. moisture by packing in saw dust or

Profit.. .. .;..... ... . . &17 each county in the State. It is to be a In our department on Forage stud), and certainly by cold storage.
VINEYARD-Grape Talk, No.11.. ..... .. 358
THE ORCHARD-Figs from Seed; Peaches; display of the soil, resources, manufac- Plants this week, we give; some interesting The latter method is a perfect successso

the the Fig Russian from Seed Mulberry... ; .the. ... Loquat. .. .;. 359 tures, curiosities, fruits, flora, birds and experience with these crops in far as all fruits are concerned, it
1\IAuKETING-The Fruit Exchange; the wild animals with industrial Florida. only remains to reduce it to a minu-
Exchange... ..... ... .. .. . 359 ,
HORTICULTURE-Packing Plants for productions of Florida and adjacent / .1Marketing mum cost.! In reducing cold storageto

Gingko Mailing Tree; the; the Camphor Trumpet Tree Creeper; the; and sub-tropical countries. A large : Oranges. a perfect system many difficulties
Wild Violets the Maluva Tree. .. 300()
; have been met with and
is be feature. overcome.
HOME INTERESTS-Spring Cleaning; aquarium to a special We agree with our esteemed correspondent -
Hobbles, Work for Florida Continued The is "Not only must the cold air be dry
Home Decorations: Sincerity with; Exposition to he a bazaar, as J. D. Mitchell, of t Daytona, ,
Children; Queries; Children's' Food.! 391 well us an exposition ; that is, sales that it is not the part of wisdom to but the temperature is to be kept uni-
EDIToRIAL-Contents The Week Teo- .
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sinte,Tall Oat Grass and Cherry Cot- may be made of the articles displayed. throw over board the Fruit Exchange form and there must be an absence of
ton; Forage Crops; Marketing Or-
anges; Storing Oranges . . 3G2 Special prominence will be given to because of its failure this season to any noxious grasses or vapors which
State Items . 363
PU LISIIER'S DEPARTMENT . 363 an orange irart in connection with the command the situation and might impart an unpleasant taste to
MARKET REPORTS.. . .. . .. . .. 3K3METEOROLOGICA preventthe
... . ... . ..363 display of characteristic sub-tropical slaughter of our fruit. It is use the fruits or other articles. It is well
THE FARM-Intelligent r'armlng,Grand
Field for our Farmers' Institute; Hintson products.The less to build longer, however, on the known that warm air naturally con-
FORAGE Tobacco PLANTs-Blue Growing; Ensilage Grass, Orchard. 361 directors are instructed to obtain idea that the orange growers can be tains more moisture than cold air, and

Teosinte Grass and: Forage Lucerne in;the Tall South Oat; Grass a New; from the railroads throughout the united in their patronage of the Exchange of course, in lowering the temperature,
Forage Plant.... .. ..... .. . 365 there is of this moisture
FERTILIZERS-Cottonseed and Cottonseed country excursion rates, and it is pro- or in support of any other planof a precipitation -

Meal; Florida Muck.. ... ; Hen. Manure .-. 366 posed to ask the Legislature to aid the mutual action in the matter of mar- which must be provided for,

THE Florida.GARDENMarket. .. .. . Gardening. .In'. 367 enterprise. keting our orange crop. The problemhas otherwise there would be dampness
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"Only After Death" 367 *-++ which would be fatal to the preservation -
be solved without the
FLORIDIANA- Interesting Figures!', Increased got to cooperation -
Valuation of Political Teosinte, Tall Oat Grass and Cherry
Property ; of the articles. These and many
of the The Ex-
Economy; Notes from Hlllsbor- Cotton. growers.
ough Peninsula; a Novel Institution; other obstacles to success have been
From Indian River; California. . 368 We have received another supplyof change can do this, but to accomplish
POULTRY AND AJ'IARY-HelUng honey and the best of
; conquered systems
it examine all
Housing and Feeding Poultry; The Teosinte seed from the Departmentat must repack or fruit
Flower Garden; Improved Cannas.. 369 cold storage have now arrived at sucha
before it is offered for sale and
Washington, trial packages of remove -
of that when their
The Week. from the packages all stage perfection
which will be sent free to all appli-
(Ending Friday, April 22<1.) marks and brands and place thereupontheir efficiency, convenience and usefulnessare

Summer seems to have come in real cants.We are also indebted to the U. S. own marks and quarantee as to better known, they will be regarded -

earnest. The warm, bright weather is Commissioner of Agriculture for; a the quality and condition of the fruit as necessities in many partsof

ripening the berries rapidly. Blackberries small quantity of Cherry Cotton and contained. In this way and no other the country, and especially in the
have made their in fruit growing regions." California
appearance Tall Oat Grass seed, which will be can its patrons be placed on an equal
market. Corn and cotton in Middle distributed in like manner. The Com footing in the market. But even thisis pears, Delaware peaches, and other
andVest Florida are nicely, and fruits are now regularly stored in
up missioner : "The Tall Oat Grass not sufficient inasmuch as it is mani-
promise a good stand. The last of the may possibly says do well. Try it on festly impossible for the Exchange to this way with the most profitable re

loquats are in market ; we have had both sand and muck lands. The obtain a sufficient quantity of fruit to sults. Why not Florida oranges?

quite a large quantity of them this Cherry Cotton is from North Caro- control allY of the great markets of For the next five or six months they
. notwithstanding the cold spring. the it will be worth from five to seven dol-
lina, and is sent to ascertain what the country must provide some
This promises to be one of our leading means of its lars per box in market, which would
result will be in Florida, with the protecting patrons against
fruits ; it is of superior quality for ta- view of having some of the seed gluts and "combines" to break prices.It allow a very considerable margin for

ble use, and makes the finest jelly we retained for use in North Carolina in must be prepared to protect the storage, and still be far more remuner-

have ever tasted. It is now propa- 1888." In our department on For- fruit in the market or the auction atial than if sold for such prices as

gated exclusively from seed, and thereis against being sacrificed at nominal have prevailed this season.
Plants in this issue we give an
a great variety and difference in the account age of the Tall Oat Grass. prices. The only practicable way of The "Hodgson process" is also at-

quality of the fruit. It is probable T -.. doing this would seem to be by provide tracting considerable attention. By

that in the near future the better vari- Forage Crops. ing store houses where large quantities this process the unopened boxes are

eties will be named, and it will be One of the peculiarities of the devel of the fruit could be stored for dipped in a chemical solution, after

propagated by budding ; indeed, it is opment of rural industry in this State, longer or shorter periods of time as the which they are guaranteed to keep intact -

rumored that a leading\ nurserymanhas is the relative slowness of progress condition of the market should de for several months. It is said to

obtained a very superior sort from forward, and the immense amount of mand. be comparatively: inexpensive, and

Japan, which he is now propagatingin time and effort expended in goingover This will require a very considerable according to seemingly authentic re-

this way, and will place on the mar- again the ground already cov- outlay of money. Will the Ex- ports, the company which has taken

ket next season. The Kelsey (Japan) ered. New people are constantly com change grasp the situation and make hold of it have exhibited their faith by

plums are loaded with fruit now about ing in who will not, or do not, accept the necessary outlay, or will they investing several hundred thousand

the size of hickory nuts. Mr. Taber conclusions already obtained, but pre- leave it for other enterprise ? Thatwe dollars in fruit, of which they have

informs us that he has found it necessary fer to begin at the beginning; this is a are going to get a speedy relief 170,000 boxes prepared in this way

to prop up the limbs to keep very thorough method and withal a fn.m( the irregularities, deficiencies and and stored in New York. We await

them from breaking. The enormous satisfactory one to those who have long low prices incident to our present sys- the result of this experiment with

yield can be appreciated in view of the purses and "staying qualities." tem, we have not the slightest doubt. much interest. .

fact that they will not attain their full It is conceded by all that we can But it is impossible to say whether

size until July or August. profitably raise our own forage. In this will come through the combined Herbert Coates, of Palatka, shippedtwo
boxes of : last
fact thousands are doing it, and the action of the commission merchants, oranges to England
December, which were two monthsen
THE FLORIDA SUB-TROPICAL EXHIBITis present agitation of the subject will through private enterprise, or throughthe route (steamer being delayed) yet

assuming definite shape. The Plan doubtless lead many more to do it. Exchange. only thirty oranges were decayed.

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State Items. has already sold 300 bushels from his PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. \ 'anr a.

Hog cholera is slaying swine at last year's crop..Raise plenty to Pasture for a Two- ear-ohl Colt for one

Lloyd's.The eat at home. Don't depend upon the CHAS W. DACOSTA, Publisher year. Address W. T. MOSHEK.

Crescent City, Fla.Wanted. .
merchant for Have
everything. a variety -
toothsome watermelon will .
soon of"garden sass," and plant mel- THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs
be with the South Floridians.Mr.
a 24-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE,
ons, peas, pumpkins, rice, sugar-cane,
T. J. Boyd of Sanford millet and forth aside from energetic man wanted to
reportsa so your BOM INTERESTS in FLORIDA. canvass for one of the leading publications -
recent sale of fine oranges at $7.20 money crops.-Lake City Tobacco Term of Subscription. in Florida. Salary and Commis-

per box. Plant. Two Dollars per year, in advance, postpaid sion given. Address
... to any part ot the United States or Canada;

The Orange Belt Railway is being A few days ago there was left at ;. tO Union foreign, Two countries Dollars and comprised Kitty cents.in Postal PUBLISHER Jacksonville DISPATCH., Fla.

rapidly pushed through from Oaklandto our office a small bunch of raspberry The date.when the subscriptton expires is .
ovine n the Addn-ss Label of each paper, the
Pinellas. which had been sent from the change of which to a subsequent date be- Cotton Seed Hall Ashes
North and comes receipt for remittance. No other receipt For sale by the American Oil Co. 18
A. M. Wilson, of Miakka, has been planted on the premises of is sent unless requested.The ,

sent to the everglades by the Govern- Eunice Gray, in this town, last De- paper is stopped at expiration of the Broadway, New York. Prices, deliveredat
subscription, unless previously renewed. any Railroad Station or River Landing
ment to locate the Indians there on cember. The vine has grown luxu When a change of address is desired, both in Florida, given upon application.
and is the old and new addresses should be given.
homesteads.Mr. riantly bearing at the present Analysis guaranteed.

time a good supply of berries of the Remittancesat
Richard Jones planted a good the risk of the sender unless made by 54
size tract in tobAcco his red variety, large in size and good registered letter or by check, express order, The Demand Uapldl Increasing.Mr. .
on place on or postal order, payable to CHAS W. DA-
Lake Apopka, and to give flavor. On the branch left with us OSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dispatch, I i- J. Madden, Damascus, Miss.,
proposes : number of berries To Advertisers. writes "You will
were a ripe and als : please send me
this plant a thorough test.- Union. The DISPATCH is TilE LEADING AGRICULTURAL another of Tonic
Blossoms. This may be taken as a case Hughes to Forest,
About JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a Miss. It is astonishing
fifty crates of cabbages and to note the rap-
sample to indicate that these berries large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe
fifty crate of beans, besides a quantity be United States and foreign countries- idly increasing demand for Hughes'
can grown with profit, as other varieties wherever the Tonic
intere.it is turned Southward. ; to sell one bottle of it insures a
of .Irish potatoes, are now being of small fruits.-Ei8tis Semi- It Is ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUMS much larger sale. We pronounce it by

shipped daily from the Micanopy I Tropical. Nurseries IN THE SOUTH-especially, Transportation lines for,Real Banks Estate >, far the best medicine we handle, and

depot. Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable cheerfully recommend it to all those
There is every reason to believe that to reach our winter visitors or our troubled with chills and fever."

The Seville Independent was pre. the; tobacco industry this season will rapidly Increasing permanent population. Prepared by R. A. Robinson & Co.,

rented on Wednesday by Col. W. G. be t brisk. Most\ of all the large factor Adverti.iiigr Hates. Wholesale Druggists, Louisville, Ky.

Mann with a monster turnip weighing ies are employing largo forces and the SI 00 per inch first insertion 50 cents per Sold at retail by Druggists generally.
inch for each subsequent insertion. .
18 his 4
pounds, grown on Palmetto accommodations of
four miles from some are not sufficient Preferred Positions, Next Reading or on Cover: Finn Hanaiitt Pin.....
town. to meet the demands of their $1.40 per such first insertion; 90 cents per Cavendish dwarf habit bunches

Mr. John J. Stroude, living: on the customers. The ,.nly set back will be inch 10 for per each cent subsequent off on 2 months'insertion.contracts. luscious fruit. Plants 1,large to 2 feet, $15,

south fide of Payne's Prairie, has the failure of the crop in Cuba which, 20" on 6" per! 100; single plants select, 25 cents.

shipped up to Wednesday, one hundred in consequence of the scarcity of rain, Advertisements 30" "ou..12"UST be acceptable" In Oronoco, or Horse Banana, $5 per 100.

and thirty five crates of flat bas not' come up to the average yield. EVERY respect. SHKADEK & MESSMORE,
THK FLORIDA DISPATCH is sent free to Winter Haven, Fla.
beans, and four crates of turban Representatives of many factories are those who advertise in it, as long as adver-

sqn sh. His beans were uninjured by now in Cuba and there is every reasonto tisement continues.Address.

the late freeze His beans heard from believ that they will be able to CHAS. VV. DACOSTA! Publisher, Orange and Vegetable Markets.

have netted him over $2 a crate. purchase sufficient leaf to keep their Jacksonville, Florida.Waverly NEW YORK, April 21, 1887.

The old State capital, Tallahassee, factories in operation during the sum- stock Far in. The on following oranges and are vegetables the market this quotations date-:

is getting on a big boom. Lands and mer months-Key Went Democrat.At .
Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic Fla.Strawberries. ,fa..cy..per qt none.
lots sold there last week summed & choice .. ...- 15@ 00
un Federal Point Putu.-im No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. inferior...... 5@ 10
$11,000 and more, Tallahassee is : county, Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, i Charleston ............................. aJ@ 35
naturally a beautiful city and is the orange crop is nearly all harvest* d made 778 pounds of butter in one year. Fla. Oranges, fancy...........per box 5 50@ 6 00
pituated in one of the best for this season, being a very small one Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the Fla. Irish Potatoes choice! ..b.ight........... per bbl 4 3 60@O@ 6 5 00 00
very sec and of quality. Of Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460-Panic's .. ...._ 2 5O@ 3 60
tions of the State. We glory in her poor course, we grand ire. Her calf sold for $12,000. Fla. Cabbages......./.T.L"......perbbl.2 3 50
and it will have some fine fruit, but the averagewas Pedro No. sold for is Fla. Beans, Wax ....._........per crate 00 4 ro
continue.Mr. 3,187 $10.000
prosperity hope a
the large thin skinned round............ 3 -4 00
Joshua Lovett of Jefferson and dry, son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's g. g. flat...... ........ 3 3 50
selling in the market Tor') a small price ; SCHRADER BROS. Fla Beets..............__......-. :2
county, has been recently forced to but the in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Fla. Cucumbers.................. 4Florida 5 50
kill trees are fine condition now, ____ .. Touatoes; _............... SOO&SOO
three hogs that were afflicted with a show for a fair crop for the com .- Fla.Squash, write_............ 1 25(| 175
Van Epps Howard Eustis, Fla.
with hydrophobia. Several weeks ing season) which will, no doubt, be of Grove contractor and Land J. D. HASHAOEN.
ago a dtg with the rabies appeared much better quality than that of the cleared, set with orange trees and taken

on Mr. Lovett's place, and attacking present season.V they will care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid. Meteorological.

his hogs, inoculated the same with i its bring better prices or not is simply a Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moder- .t

saliva, hydrophobia resulting there. matter of conjecture, as the ate. -
I .
crop w: .w&wi : <;
from. The .JaquaA\ :
dog was killed. throughout the State will I f---: asW :J :J
The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per- I JO v t13
The Journal says the Betts Fencing be larger than that of the past year, fumery Co.'will buy the following Flowers pip 91\fJ8. Q 1J.Ia.\.v I I o ,UJU b.

Companv have decided to start a factory but of better quality. Irish potatoes, delivered at 45 West Bay St.: co ZM-a ----- .

in Sanford. Bids have already] cabbage and other truck have been Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind, -- g 'nPlwnH .,....,o ooco e-
at 15 cents lb. N f'o U') 0
Z II'UP u'UaJ\
been received for the building, which produced in largequantityand brought Petals of per Cape Jasmines at 10 cents = <0 0t1J

will be erected at once. Mr. Parkes fair prices.Palatka News. per lb.Rose. s. j
goes to New York at once to purchase Geranium Leaves and Cuttings, W><>IaA I f'o Q) f'o""
Q= h
the necessary machinery, and no time Mr.\ Burdick, of Limona, ras gathered 10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb. cno.q q -- m

will be lost in beginning operations. this year from bushes of the run- Petals of Arabian Jessamine, 30 cents c < 3 '[IOuaaJla I r r a3 a
0 rtJ'fJtl1J i
perpound. ( Z
ning blackberry the
: growing by side "0
Order have already been :
placed by Write for Circular giving full directions r.1

of old fence 150 --- -----
an of to)
ripe cp
several parties for the fencing the com quarts for gathering, etc. W J .//Il

pany manufactures.We blackberries. The space occupied by 4 ;; .:.= puB.sq1paJpunq saqaul UJ 0800080. . ; -
the bushes mH
was only about ten rods Petersburg Express Crates for Straw m M I1BJUI1J.l All kI :
referred last
week to the fact
long and six wide 1 he bushes were berries for sale at manufacturers prices. 3 --'- )!

that sixty thousand dollars would be volunteers, planted by the birds, and Consignments of Berries, Oranges another .. :M ..( .,. 'S amII'U(1
advanced I It) eoIC: >
framers on their growing sold readily at 10 cents perquart. An fruits and vegetables solicited. Ic UBiJJ'l f'of'o f'o f'oQ "

crops of tobacco. All that is requiredis acre of land would sustain 32 of Send for circulars and stencils. o a t8'oSo. )ti
for the farmer to state tho conditionof rows E. BEAN, m( mnmJun I q; Q!):! .:nN
bushes as long as this and the cultiva- Waycross R. R. wharf.Jacksonville 8.j j ;
crop, the number of plants evidences
tion would be
less than other Fla. m;)
any crop UIUIJX1JW zmo'a o ooh; o
. of his reliability and to state the the farmer could grow, and at the a: I SS2...-p
purpose for which the loan is wanted. Pure bred brown leghorns eggs for -
same rate of yield the would I
The will be available in Lake crop hatching from two yards of carefully ma C) .J lawoJ"Ba t2 38 gjig
money amount to 4,800 quarts, equal to $ 10 0 ted birds at $1.50 for 13, $2.50 for 26,, trSa asalq i
within 8fi? i t88
City four to six weeks from per acre. These are wild berries and $3,00 for 39. A few settings of light S a s
this time. . GOt
-Lake City brahmas to )
Reporter.As spare. $1,50 per setting. o
any gardener by making a careful se RUDOLF GETZLAFP.s '. So. ; _i i a

an evidence that Columbia is a lection .from the old fields may do a Tallahassee, Fla. 0.;) .J.J ..: :. :.8sIi .... i.J Cj
com producing county, we mention well as Mr.\ B. The price of thoseberries 4 G) to:_-.: .

the fact that Mr. T. J. Summerall, need never be less than 10 Honaes to Rent IS !: J.a"Q I

one of our substantial farmers has In a very desirable and healthy locality. a aes
cents: a quart or $3.20 a bushel.Tam jg1
Terms reasonable. AddressW.
now for sale 800 bushels oIC131
of corn and Tribune. l
pa H. REED, Pittman, Fla. cz'J2)






The done in the exercise of a brain power economy, would have prompted me to four poles inside, after the pen is built
arm.INTELLIGENT not much superior to that possessedby purchase more of fiber food instead of up five feet, in such a way that will be
the mule between the traces. In all stock food. In making out the four feet apart, two and a haT: feet
other words, he should realize the balance sheet, however, the outlay on above these place four more in the
FARMING. duty to acquaint himself with the stalk food must be charged to the cost same manner, and so on until you go
chemical constituents of his soil and of the scanty gleanings of fiber whichI as high as wanted. Sticks will be
A Grand Field for our Farmers' of its defects. Also he should This be needed reach from
physical secure. may an extreme case, to one pole to the
Institute. know the elements which enter the but it is true to a great extent in next. This should be of hickory if

Editor' FLORIDA DISPATCH : composition of the crops he wishes to almost every instance. possible they can be got out by split
I am in ,receipt of the DISPATCH grow. Being provided with this Returning to our bushel of corn, ting an inch square and shaving downto
and have read, it with pleasure and knowledge he can tell in a moment's suppose I had first ascertained that three corners. Upon these sticks

profit Thanks for same, and permit consideration what, if any, deficiencies my land is deficient in grain just one- swing the tobacco and arrange themin

me.to express my pleasure in noting exist, which will increase, dimin- half, e. i., I must supply of the leading the barn under a good loof, twelveto
lite''make-up," both mechanically and ish or entirely cut off his crop. Armed elements of the grain 3-20 of a poundof fifteen plants should be placed on
'editorially.' It cannot fail of acco'm- with this knowledge and assured of and 1-9 pound of phosphoricacid each stick. Mr. G. will find these

was much interested in the Farm- he can discover before turningthe the yield. I go into the market and objects to firing, I can't see why unless -
ers' Institute held at DeFuniak first furrow that his success or buy for each bushel, for fear of burning up. There is

Springs, 8th, 9th and 10th of February failure defends) solely upon his sup 3-20 lb.amonia at 25c... ... ... . .. .4c no risk of this if proper attention is
and regret that I did not know plying existing deficiencies or the con- 1-9 For other" phosphoric ingredients acid, probably at 12%c.. .. .. .. ... .. ..... 2c 2c given. If it be the smell of smoke he

of"the meeting in time to; arrange to trary. In other words, he elects to This calculation, based upon a yield] objects to use coal, or if this don't suit
be I present. As has often been remarked stand between the plow handles or of thirty bushels to the acre, gives us build flues. A barn of tobacco can be
: no subject is fraught with interest between the traces. Let me make the as a cost for fertilizers on each bushel cured and ready to take off the stalkin

,so momentous to our material point clearVe: will take one bushelof just eight cents, and for the thirty ten or twelve days from the time
(Prosperity as that which pertains to corn weighing 58 pounds. The bushels $2.40. when it is put in the house. At this
"the'earth's yielding its increase." Of stalk} and cob necessary to producethis To secure this yield of thirty bush- time the planter is usually needing all
course we 'have all heard from the will weigh 60 pounds. A careful els by using the best grades of com- the room he can get, and for this

days 'of, infancy till the present of analysis will give us of the leading mercial fertilizers, will require for reason, he might have to use fire. As
bread being,"the staff of life." and of elements of fertilization necessary to each acre at least 400 pounds, at a to preparing the tobacco to go in boxesit
the fiat that we should eat it in the produce the whole of this about as"follows cost of 810.00. The account for this seems to me too much care cannot

sweat of our brows, etc. This all result will stand about as follows : be taken. If too dry although it will

,means that it is our appointed duty to For the stalk For the and The man who should work between the Dr. keel it will not sample good and will
work. It is, however a question of grain. cob. handles .. .. .. $ 2.40 break in handling. On the other
Ammonia ......... .. .... 61bs. .1 lb. The man who works between the traces lu.W
''grave consideration whether we shall]] rhos.Acid........ .. .45 .22 per hSuI. hand, if too moist, it is liable to rot.
work simply by a display of physical Acid............ ....". .Oo) .14" In this instance I have not consid- The best time I believe found, is when
Lime .... .. .. .. ... 01 .21" ered the cost. of manipulating the
strength: "dumb- driven cattle," or Magnesia ... .. .. .. .. 14 ..15" pur- the item will break or crack half way,
Potash ... ... . .26" I.tJO" chased elements. I will place this
by the of the bundle and the leaf
employment intellectual Silica .. . .. .... .. .. ,04" 1.35" item at 100 cent and add to : being pliable,
skill as rational creatures. In other per cost. then in warm weather it may be
Now note the great! (difference in the WP will still have the broad marginof
words, whether we will be the cul-- packed in boxes and will go throughthe
tured quantity of the same elements which $5.20 saved on the cost of thirty
man between and
the plow handlesor sweat come out all right.
enter into the composition of each of bushels, or seventeen cents per bushel.
plodding mule between the The best knife for cutting this weedis
these parts. After carefully informing The magnitude of this saving will be
traces. In a great many instances made from an old sythe blado, thoughany
ourselves' of the constituent elements apparent when we remember that the
which came under our observation, metal that will hold an edge will
the results of the combined efforts of of the soil we propose to plant, saving of five cents on the cost of each do. Cut a piece four inches long
we will readily detect whatever de- bushel of an entire corn crop of the
these two from into of
regarded an agricul- bring shape a high quarteredshoe
ficiency exists. There will be a total country aggregates the enormous sum
tural standpoint, incline us to think the narrow end one inch wide,
there is a pretty general intellectual failure in the crop if there be neither of $90,000,000 annually. Further while at the other three inches, to the
average between them.If grain nor stalk food, or if only stalk comment is unnecessary. latter end attach a handle made of
food exists our grain yield will he a IP there not :i grand object for
I mistake not one of the leading wood with two rivets, this should be
objects of the Institute is to elevate failure except so far as the grain and which the Farrner"s Institute should eight or ten inches long,the upper end
the stalk can use a common food. SoI work. 0. P. FANNIER.
farming into a science. I know of no being shaped like u pistol grasp, the
illustrate with BLOU>TTSTO\V>, FLA., April V, 1881.
reason why this elevation should not might every agricul- >-.H wood should not interfere with the
be accomplished. If it be true, as is tural product. Hints on Tobacco Growing.Editor edge. S. R. JONES.
generally admitted, that the farmer But what. is our practice ? Let me FLORIDA DISPATCH: Enterprise, Fla.

needs all the practical inf.irmation he illustrate it by an attempt to grow The article on tobacco which appeared MH
can get in the prosecution of his business cotton when I am entirely ignorantof in a recent issue of the DIS- Ensilage.If .

; the question presents itself Howis the fact that there id i a greater PATCH, written by David L. Geer, of you want to make an experimenttake
this information to be gained ? The difference in the elements of the cotton Lako City,I have read with interest.Mr. a hogshead, pack it with green
agricultural press is full of articles fiber and of the stalk and) seed than G. recommends topping to three or forage and heavily weight it. The
giving the results of the experience of exists in the case of the grain (corn) four feet high. My experience, thirty chief points to be observed are exclu-
practical farmers. The informationthus and of the stalk and cob. I know years, teaches me that this is too high. sion of air and solidity of foundation.
given is good enough as far as it that the fertility of the plat I wish to Only twenty leaves should he left to ...

goes, but it is risky to adopt as a rule grow to cotton has been exhausted by the stalk after removing four that are Less cotton and more and
of practice because these experimentsare successive cropping. I hunt up the nearest the ground, the latter should grass
too often, made without a proper agent of some commercial fertilizerand he saved, take them to the barn and
knowledge of the defect sought to be purchase a ton for which I give string on a wire by running it throughthe Every farm shown own a good

remedied and of the effects of the materials my ,note fur S50, payable October 1st. big end of the stem, suspend the farmer. n
used to produce the improved I haul it home, distribute it in the fur- wire in the barn by means of two The politics for a farmer is pro
results. row, plant my seed, plough and hoe as nails. In topping, any person up in duction. .
Now, I hold it to be a truism that occasion may require and hopefullyawait the business can take out the bud
success in any vocation in life is attainable ,the harvest. I may have securedthe leaving any given number of h aves by Cultivate few acres and cultivate
in its best-because cheapest plant food necessary to give me a noting how the leaves are arranged on them better. .

.., -form only, when we have a perfect good stalk and a good crop of "forms" the stalk. As many pounds will be Every farmer should try experi-
knowledge of the adaptability of the until the ground in some instances is made in this way as by topping four ments, but with care and caution.A .
material to be used in our work. The literally covered with this blighted feet, the quality will be much better, farmer with
house carpenter must have his plankssawn fruit-or rather should I not say this and it will ripen more regularly givingmore thirty-four'work'can years'experience be
from the wooden logs. The ma- starved fruit-and when the picking time for the second crop, which says, more
of the ten-hours
out men on
son must have his bricks moulded season; comes on my harvest is barely if properly cared for will be as good 'got than the sunrise system
on to s nset
from the clay. The farmer must sufficient to meet my note. Now as the first, it may cure up green but
have his plant food from some availa- what is the trouble? Had I known can easily be made to color up a light plan.Half
when I the fertilizer that in the dew for of the land in cultivationin
ble source. Indeed, the farmer must realize purchased red by putting it out now
that he has more to learn than the elements which enter respectivelyinto three or four nights. A barn pro- this country can be made to yield
the mere building of fences and plow- the composition of the fiber and perly built should be of straight logs more than is now produced on the
ing his lands, sowing his seed and stalk and ''seed were vastly' disimilar, a of good size, and any length. I pre- whole, and with less labor and ex

reaping his harvest. This can all be decent regard for prudence and fer sixteen feet in the clear. Arrange i pense. .





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I APRIL 25:), 1887., | THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. x,3fi5e


would be a success, but the bunches tern her or October. Along the more lage.-: C. Butt in Southern Live
Forage Plants.Blue I look poor and stunted now ; each southerly belt, from the 31 parallel Stock JQ Tnol.
bunch has root like carrot about southward it be in Novem-
1 a a may sown Some years ago teosiiite l Vreinit
the size of the little finger, that is sev- ber and onward to the middle of De.
Orchard Luxorians) seed were brought to.Flor-
Grass. Grass and eral feet long. My theory is, that the cember. Whenever sown it is one of
Lucerne. roots have now gone below the reachof the most certain grasses to have a good ida from India by Mr. ,A. Blanford.He .
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : top fertilizers and the poor soil can- catch. Not less than two bushels(four. gave a few seed to Dr. J. C. Ken-

In compliance with your request, I not afford sufficient food. Will continue teen pounds) per acre should be sown. worthy, of this city ; the latter gentle
give you the result of my little experi- to work this summer and report Like timothy, on inhospital soils, the man planted the seed in April,1880.
ment with the above grasses. I bought' results next fall. root may sometimes become bulbous.
seed of Johnson & Co. in in his garden, which was located on
Atlanta, ALFRED AYER. The average annual nutrition yieldedby
Georgia, and planted them in March, Lake Weir, April 11, 1887. this grass in the Southern belt is what was formerly the poorest kind ofa
I .
1886, on my stock farm three miles -- probably twice as great as in Pennsyl- "blackjack" ridge. In about six
west of Orange Lake in Turkawilla, Tall Oat Grass. vania and other Northern States.Teosinte. weeks the plants looked like young
hammock.I We find the following( description of .
---- S.
corn or millet, and were about ten or
cleared all the undergrowth on this in "Phares' Farmers' Bookof .
first of
the half acre of said hammock leavinga twelve inches high. On the
Grasses : I have never in my life before saw the it from ttn
and was
: few large oaks magnolias, had following August
all leaves and trash raked off clean; A. Avenaceum, tall oat grass. anything like grass or corn that would to twelve feet high, and there were
sowed half of it in blue This is called also tall meadow oat much to the teo-
grass yield near so acre as from twenty-five to forty stalks from
and half of it in orchard grass, and grass, evergreen grass in Virginia and sinte. It grew from about eleven to
other Southern States and it is the each seed, looking very much like corn
raked seed in with a fine toothed rake, fifteen feet high and averaged from
got a fine start of both and they grew tall oat (Avena elation) of Linnaeus.It twelve to thirty-five stalks to each hill. or millet without ears or seed.
vigorously. During the drought is closely related to the common The leaves grew very long and thick,
Forage in the South.
before the June'rain commenced, the oats and has a beautiful open panicle, making a dense mass of beautiful fod-
leaning slightly to one side. "Spikelets With the increase of live stock has
"orchard grass dried up completely and der. It grew so thick, and made so I
I thought it was dead, but the rains two-flowered and<<;l a rudiment of a much shade, that scarcely a sprig of I come: the demand for cultivated graSses -
revived it. The blue grass did not third, open ; lowest flower staminateor grass or weed could grow with it. This and experiment; has demonstratedthat
wilt. About the last of August I. sterile, with a long bent awn below was, indeed, a grand sight to behold, the favorite of the North
went up to the place and found both the middle of the back.Flint.It many came to witness it, and were grasses
grasses about a foot high, green and is widely naturalized and well much pleased. I purchased my seed would grow luxuriantly on a very
vigorous.: I brought samples to each adapted to a great variety of soils. On from"W. Atlee Burpee, Philadelphia, large area in the South. Dr. D. L.

to my home on Lnke<< Weir, and sandy or gravelly soils it succeeds admirably Pa.; they cost me $2.50 per pound.I Phares,by the publication of his "Far-
showed them to friends who were. growing two or three feet planted my seed about the first of mers' Book of Grasses," has conferredan
raised in the blue grass section of Ken high. On rich, dry upland it grows May, in rows three feet apart and two
inestimable boon the South.
tucky and Tennessee. from five to seven feet high. It has seeds to each hill,about eighteen inches upon
abundance of perennial,long fibrous He has not only pointed out to the
They smiled with wonder and sur- apart in the drill. When it came upI
prise when they saw it, unhesitatingly roots penetrating deeply* n the soil, filled the missing places by transplanting Southern planter the value and adapt-
pronounced it genuine Kentucky blue being therefore less affected by drouthor and replanting. A portionof ability of the domestic grasses cultivated -
"I'grass and very fine at that. But cold, and enabled to yield a large my land was good brown bottom, in the North, but has made plainto
when I informed them that the seed quantity of foliage, winter and sum- and other portions were hillside, red them the wealth of the native
'. was sown in March, they threw it mer. These advantages render it one clay land, rather poor. I bedded my grasses which cover the Southern aoil.
down and was just as positive that it of the very best grasses for the South, land with single horse plows, then har- Dairies and creameries are being
could,not be Kentucky blue grass both for grazing, being evergreen, and rowed it off with a sharp tooth harrow. established in every {Southern State.
for hay admitting of being cut twicea Genuine, creamery cows' milk and
They declared that it required two and planted my seed with a Calhouncorn
years;on the best lands in Kentuckyto year. It is probably the best winter planter. When the plants were yellow country butter are becoming
grow such a sward. Fi:1ally'all' grass that can be obtained. It stands up and large enough to work, I scrapedoff known in almost every town and village -
''t'' high in nutrive principles will be Johnson grass, Bermuda and
,,hands agreed that it must be Texas seen the rows with a cotton scraper, hoed
}blue> grass. I bought the seed for Kentucky by out the grass and weeds, and then rana Lespedeza have become recognized in
I blue grass and don't know whatit WAY'S ANALYSIS. bull tongue around the' plants. I the Southern hay market, with timo-

Water .." .. ,...., ..... .....,.Gn-en.72.65 -Dry. then sprinkled a small quantity of thy and red clover.It .
is.All kinds of stock eat it with avid- Albuminoids principle. .or. .. .flesh,.. .forming... .... 3.54 12.95 Stern's fertilizers in the furrow on one has been a hard matter to con-
ity. When the cattle were turned Fatty matter. .. .. . ..'. 87 3.19 side. I covered this by running two vert the cotton planter, but he is grad-
Heat producing ... 11.21 :;8.03
principles. the fact that
into the fields they had access to this Woody fibre .. ,.. ,.. .. 9.37 3i1 1 furrows with twenty-two-inch sweep. ually realizing grass' ,
hammock and kept the grass ate Mineral water, or ash. ..,..., 2.36 11.59 When the plants were three feet high which he has heretofore regarded. as
off clean all the winter.I -100.00 -100.0()< I ran the sweep as before, cleaning his greatest enemy, is, in reality, the
was up there last week and found It will make twice as much hay as everytning and plowing out middlesat most solid foundation of agricultural

both grasses about six inches high, timothy and containing a greater quan- the same time. This was all the prosperity.Ex. .
,fine and vigorous in spots where the tity of albuminoids, and less of heat plowing done a little hoeing was done A New Forage<< Plant.A .
bushes and briars had not overrun it. producing principles, it is better adapted afterwards. It grew so fast, and shadedhe
I had all cleared off nicely to give the to the uses of the Southern farmer, ground so quick, the grass and forage plant, new in (this section,

grass a fair chance. while it exhausts the surface soil less, weeds could not grow.I is being introduced which
: I am doubtful about the success of and may be grazed indefinitely except cut part of this and fed to my has proven itself far superior to millo
the orchard grass, but feel confident after mowing. To make good hay it horses, mules, cows, calves and hogs. maize, German millet, or any of those
that this Texas blue grass (or what- must be cut the instant it blooms, and They all ate greedily and wanted plants. It is called Teosinte, a South
ever it is) will grow and flourish on after cut it must not be wet by dew or more. It is sweet, like sorghum. I American plant, and will not produceseed
thousanas of acres of the marl ham- rain, which damages it great in qual- cut the balance of this crop about Sep- here. Rev. A. P. Ashurst, living
mock lands in Florida. If it does, ity and appearance.For tember 20th, and put it into my silo near Mrs. Bailey's residence,purchased
then the question of successful stock green soiling it may be cut fouror green ; it was so long and unhandy I an ounce last year, (his attention hav-
raising, .and a bountiful supply of fat five times with favorable seasons. cut it in two pieces. None nf this matured ing been called to it by a friend,) and
' beef and mutton, all the year round, In from six to ten days after bloomingthe any seed. I left a few hills- found it far superior to any 'recom-
is forever settled. But I have been seeds begin to ripen and fall, the there were tassels but no seed.I mendation given it. It, can be cut

disappointed in grasses before, so I upper ones first. It i is, therefore, a opened my silo a short time ago, several times during ,the. season, and
wont "hollow before I get out of the little troublesome to save the seed. As and have been feeding ensilage com- will grow up immediately, and does
woods. I will give these grasses soon as those at the top of the panicle posed of teosinte, millo maize,chickencorn not become hard or tough like, 'other
proper attention, protect them from ripen sufficiently to begin to drop, the and a small lot of common corn.I forage plants. Horses, cattle. and even
stock, and report results next winter. heads should be cut off and dried, found some of it green and sweet, pigs and chickens are :very fond of it.
The ,Lucerne I planted also in when the seeds will all thresh out read- some nicely dried, and some sour, anda The Commissioner of Agriculture has
March, 1886, on high pine land on ily and he matured. After the seeds good many rotten spots from leaks sent us a few small packages of these
Lake Weir. Sowed the seed in drills$I are ripe and taken off*the long, abundant by careless covering.My seeds for free districution, which can
about twenty inches apart, got a bad l leaves and stems are still green, stock are very fond of the teo be had by all who call for them, ,andP.
stand. I fertilized the land and I and being mowed make good hay.It sinte green or dried. I am highly F. Wilson, at the request of Mr.
worked the plants well, and they grew may be sown in March or April pleased with all results so far, and Aihurst, has the seed for sale. Per-
off finely for several months. I cut it and mowed the same season ; but for don't know anything that I would sons owning cows especially will do

,twice when, in,bloom and I thought it heavier yield it is better to sow in Sep- recommend sooner for forage or ensi- well to try it.-Gainesville Record,



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ashes of the hulls. To produce that etc., which reduced to meal, would be load of this muck is dumped fifteen or
Fertilisers. quantity of ashes, would consume a from about three hundred and fifty( to twenty feet from an orange tree, the
little over 2,350 pounds of hulls. An four hundred and seventy five poundsper roots of the tree will find it and fill the
equal weight of cottonseed meal con acre. Gardens and truck patches pile full of fiber roots almost to the
Cottonseed and Cottonseed Meal. tains about thirty-five pounds of pot. require heavier fertilizing. top of the pile" The roots were
Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: ash, and the same quantity (by weight) J. N. WHITNER.Lake probably in search of moisture and
Some of our farmers, judging from of seed contains nearly 9.05 poundsof City, Florida. found it in the muck.
the character of the questions asked by potash. The phosphoric acid in In trasmitting the above article to Muck alone is not manure. It
them-do not seem to possess very both seed and meal is all available. us, Prof: Whittier says : "In compliance should be used in connection with
clear ideas of the relative value of cot- One hundred pounds meal are equalto phosphates and potash. And it should
with I herewith
tonseed and cottonseed meal as fer two hundred and fifty pounds, or your request, not be forgotten that muck is slow in
tilizers. It is important that they eight and one-third bushels of cotton- mail you a copy of my article on 'cottonseed its action. It will last many years
should inform themselves thoroughlyon seed, in fertilizing properties.At and cottonseed meal/ and give out its nitrogen to plants
the subject, in order to apply the present, meal is quoted at twenty "It was written about a year ago and only as a nitrification renders it solu
seed, or meal, as the case may be, j judiciously dollars per single ton at the factory at published, after a fashion, but was not ble. For this lime, or potash, or sodais
and also to guide them in Madison, la. Relatively,seed shouldbe necessary. The subject is certainly
an exchange of these articles. worth twelve cents per bushel. very extensively circulated I imagine, worthy of attention.-American Agri-
All cotton growers have learned to Upon this basis, it is manifestly to judging from the number of inquires culturist.
regard cottonseed as a complete ma- the interest of the farmer to make the received, and whi"h I think are substantially -- ....
nure in itself. Having tried it in an exchange. For he gets in return for answered in said article." Hen Manure.

uncombined state, with almost every his seed a quicker acting manure, The Rural New Yorker says that
variety of crop, and with good results, which in many crops is quite a con several careful analyses of pure
they naturally conclude that it con sideration-much more portable and Florida Muck.It of
hen manure give the most impor-
tains the essential of the distributed and contains is i that
ingredients easily yet an undoubtedly true muck tant plant f food( elements :
food of most plants. When, however, amount of plant food whose intrinsicand receives less attention from farmers Phosphoric acid .... .. .._...43 per cent.
the meal was separated from the seed, commercial value is nearly equalto and agricultural writers now than Potash 0 0 .. o' 0. .. .'. .0 0 .0.. 2.05" "
and became a distinct manufacture, the greater bulk of the xchangedseed. formerly. The manufacturers of Nitrogen matter as 0"Am.. 0. ..and.. 0 .organic. .. 0... 3.25 "
it was incorrectly inferred that some For instance, one hundred lbs. phosphates and other artificial fertilizers As is well known, the manure of
important constituent was left out, of meal will yield i lb. less ammonia, have the floor. They say, "do birds is valuable from the fact: that
with the excluded portions of seed, and 1.5-8 lb. less potash, and k Ib. more not waste time in getting muck out of it contains the urates and other highly
must be supplied, in order to bring the phosphoric acid, than will two hun- your swamps. Sow phosphates and nitrogenous substances which in other
meal up to standard value. dred and fifty pounds of seed ; and at grow green crops and plow them ;n, animals pass away the urine. If the
For some reason, not explained, the present current (Savannah) prices, and these will furnish inorganic mat- urine of animals could bo secured in
deficient ingredient was supposed to be would show thus : ter cheaper than you can get it. from combination with the solid excrement,
potash. And, while the skeptical far- i lb. ammonia, at 16c. per Ib...... 4c. your muck beds." So far as carbon the value of the product would be
mer admitted the more speedy effect 1| lb. potash at 5 c.. about............8c. ceous matter i is concerned, this is true. greatly increased. It is claimed by
of meal as compared with the whole But it is a question of nitrogen. If some writers that hen manure is as
seed, was yet unwilling to exchangethe ]12c. there is a good supply of nitrogen in.. valuable, weight for weight, as Peru-
latter for the former unless supplemented } Ib. phosphoric acid, at 8c...........2c. the soil, it will not pay to use muck. vian guano. This is a mistake, as
by a proportionate quan- Better try to render the nitrogen analysis of guano shows a far higher
tity of potash.So Difference in commercial value.Ou.] already in the soil available. On the percentage of nitrogen and phosphoricacid.
when the suggestion was put In other words, the farmer pays ten rich prairie soils of the West, it is not This is doubtless due to a great
into practical execution of cracking or cents to have two hundred and fifty uncommon to find five pounds= of nitrogen extent, to the fact that much nitrogen
crushing the seed, hull and all, it was pounds of seed converted into one hun- in a ton of dry soil. No one is allowed, by careless handling and
believed that by a simple process, the dred pounds of meal, and which the would think of drawing muck on such storage, to escape from the hen ma-
active principle of the meal was secured saving in labor of handling and distributing soils. But while we have millions of nure. Then, again, the Peruvian
without in any way disturbingthe will more than offset.If acres of such land in the United States, guauo is obtained from birds which
ratio of the fertilizing ingredientsof it be urged that this one hundred we have also millions of acies of good have an almost exclusive diet of fish
the unbroken seed. Consequently, and fifty pounds extra weight, comprising land where there is not over an ounce and meat. It is beyond dispute that
ground seed should be worth more organic substar.ce would be of nitrogen in a ton of soil, and mil- the value of manure depends upon the
than meal by the pound. of positive value on worn lands, it may lions more of sandy land where thereis food from which it was produced. But
For the benefit of those who have he stated in reply that more than one- not over an ounce of nitrogen in hen manure is far superior to ordi-
been led into this error, we will submit eighth of it is oil, and worthless for 1,000 pounds of soil. The raanufpc- nary barnyard mauim, as will be seen
some analyses made by Prof. White, any such agricultural purpose. Besides turers of fertilizers will sell us available from the following fable giving the
of the University of Georgia also the common field p a will furnish nitrogen in the form of nitrate of number of pounds of the three most
State Chemist. In his investigations, vegetable matter far better and cheaperand soda, sulphate of ammonia, died blood valuable elements in a ton of hen ma-
Prof. White found : just where needed. etc., for eighteen cents a pound, and nure and a ton of well rotten barn
1. 100 lbs. of green cottonseed to yield Cottonseed meal is largely used in a in fish scrap for fifteen cents a pound. manure.
3.50 lbs ammonia, number of high priced manipulated And for some crops we can well affordto Barn Manure. lien Manure.
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1.00 phosphoric acid, fertilizers. It may be combined with buy it at these prices. But the Potash Phosphoric 0. ..acid. .. o. 0.10 6 48.00 41.00
1.25 potash. gypsum, sulphate of lime commonly true aim of the American farmer is to Nitrogen 0. .. .0 11 67.00
2. 100 lbs green cottonseed yielded known as land plaster. Gypsum is a develop the inert nitrogen existing in Thus 400 pounds pure hen manure
2 Ibs. of lint, good absorbent-useful in retainingvery the soil. If the use of phosphates and would contain very nearly as much
50 hulls, volatile ingredients, such as am- potash will enable him to do this, by potash, phosphoric acid and nitrogenas
35 '* cottonseed meal, monia, until needed and appropriatedby raising green crops and plowing them are contained in a ton of common
13 (II gallons) of oil. plants. The lime is also of advan- up or feeding them out on the farm, barnyard manure. We believe that
3. 100 Ibs. cottonseed meal yielded tage in many other respects. that is good farming. You cannot get hen manure properly saved will prove f
8 lbs ammonia, One part meal to two of gypsum the nitrogen, however, unless it is in cheaper, when used upon quick grow-
2.75 phosphoric acid, will makea good mixture. If gypsum the soil. You cannot get it from the ing crops, than any fertilizer that the
1.50" potash. cannot be conveniently obtained, hard- atmosphere.There farmer can save or buy. With mel-
4. 100 lbs. cottonseed hulls yielded wood ashes may be substituted therefor are, unquestionably, many ons and garden vegetables we have
0.25 lbs ammonia, and in the same proportion. The operator soils so poor in nitrogen, that if thereis obtained the best of results from hen
0.25 phosphoric acid, must remember, however, that a good muck bed on the farm, the manure. Its effect upon corn are well
0.85" potash. the tendency of ashes will be to free muck can be used to great advantage. known; in fact, in the regions where
5. 100 lbs. ashes of cottonseed hulls the ammonia, and hence the mixture The Hon. Charles Delano, of Florida, manure will be most likely to be
yielded should not be made too long before it sent to the chemist of the Department saved, the corn crop will be almostsure
6.00 Ibs. phosphoric acid, is applied. A day or two will make of Agriculture, at Washington, four to receive the benefit of its
20.00 potash.It no appreciable difference.As samples of muck. The dry muck con- strength. We do not find it to be the
is not improbable that the mis- to the quantity of meal to use on tained 2.43 1.57, 2.16 and 2.80 percent most economical manure to use
take of giving so large a potash valueto an acre, much of course will dependon of nitrogen. This is an averageof on potatoes ; a fertilizer richerin
the simple hull originated in a misapprehension the character of the land, the cropto about two and a quarter per cent. potash will give better results.
of the last mentioned 1 be grown, etc. In ante bellum days, In other words a ton of dry muck contains There is considerable discussion among
analysis. It is not one hundred poundsof from thirty to forty bushels of cotton forty-five pounds of nitrogen. farmers as to the best methods of pre-
hulls that yielded twenty pounds of seed were applied to an acre of ground Why will it not pay to use this serving hen manure. The best poul-
potash, but one bundled pounds of the in general field crops, as cotton, corn, muck? Mr. Delano writes us, "If a trymen to-day seem agreed upon the

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t fact that it is most profitable to keep last week of same month we put on a the farm crops of corn, millo maize, rangements, an admit that it is the only -
fowls upon low roosts with a shelf be heavy application of barn yard man millet and cow peas which it would specific for the common and advanced
' low to catch 'I he droppings. \Vith this ure. The manure when well rotted) I lease you to see. Our corn is waist forms(, of kidney disorders.
t arrangement the process of gathering does not require to be put on too long high, and of the most beautiful green Formerly the true cause of deathwas
t the manure is much siraplied. The !before getting ready to sow your seeds,, color that could he wished for. In fu- discovered only after death. Today
+ shelves may be scraped off every few in consequence of the porous nature of ture articles you will have an accountof the microscope shows us, in the
days into boxes or barrels, and the the 8f>il. Another point not to be for our success with these crops.-Jamc* water we pass, the dangerous condition
manure dropped upon (he floor may gotten is, that on pine land, if the (aul,teld in: DeLand Chronicle. I of any organ in the body, thus enabling
up in the same way. It will manure is plowed in in a soaking wet .. I us to treat it promptly and escape pre-
pay to keep the shelves and floor well state, it holds the moisture a long "ONLY AFTER DEATH." mature death.
sprinkled with dry muck or sand. time, so that during th. past season As the microscope in the hands of
This will reduce the strength of the the soil here at no time suffered from What Wonders the Microscope has laymen has revealed many diseases
i manure and keep it in better con- dry weather. done for Us. that the medical men were not aware
I dition. Wood ashes should never be The first crop sowed were turnipsand of, so that preparation, like many other -
mixed with the manure, as the combi- carrots. No Longer Obliged to Die, to Find discoveries in medicine and science
nation .,will liberate the nitrogen. Turnips require to be sown in drill Out "What's Killing Us." was found out by laymen, outside the
Where it is desired to apply them to- about eighteen inches apart. On pine medical code ; consequently it comes
gether it is safer to put the manure in land, they will not succeed town broad One of the leading scientific publications very hard for medical men to indorse
/ the hill or' drill and to scatter the cast. In fact we have proved that no I states that many people are now and prescribe it. Nevertheless, War
ashes broadcast. Plaster may be profitably : matter what crop it may be, whetherin using the microscope to discover the ner's safe cure continues to grow in
mixed with hen manure. It will the garden or for forage, the drill real cause of disease; in the system, andto popularity and the evidence of its ef-
"fix" the ammonia securely. Many\ system in every instance is preferable.We detect adulterations of food and fectivenees are seen on every hand.
farmers obtain their most valuable fertilizers also find t that it is half the battlein medicines. Some persons claim that the propri-
I by mixing hen manure with getting seeds to germinate quicklyto This wonderful instrument has saved etors should give the medical profes-
plaster and fine bone flour. The ma- bring the soil at time of sowing in many a life. A microscopical test sion the formula of this remedy, if it is
nure is spread upon a flour and beaten close contact with your seeds, by pres- shows, for instance, the presence of al- such a "Godsend to humanity," and Jet
finely with "I shovel. One-fourth its sing hard down with a hoe or back of bumen, or the life of the blood, in cer- the physicans and public judge whether -
bulk of plaster is sprinkled over it and rake ; by doing this the moisture is tain derangements of the kidneys, but or not it be so recognized.We .
the mixture raked over and into a brought in contact with the seed and medicine does not tell how far ad- however, do not blame them
I heap, to be again spread out and rake* when rain comes the seeds get the full vanced the derangement is, or whetherit for not publishing the formula, even to
1 upVith: one-fifth its hulk of fine benefit of it. When the soil is left shall prove fatal. get the recognition of the medical pro-
bone flour mixed into the mass in the loose the water appears to escape and The microscope, however, gives us fession. The standing of the men who
same way, a fertilizer can be obtained the seeds are much longer in germi- this knowledge : manufacture this great remedy is equalto
stronger than the ordinary super-phos natin Bright's disease, which so many that of the majority of physicians,
phate. Where poultry are confined in When our turnips are well up theyare people dread, was not fully known un- and the reason that some doctors give
orchards or in various parts of the thinned out as soon as possible to til the microscope revealed its charac- for not adopting or prescribing it-viz:
different fields the manure is evenlyand three inches between each plant, and teristics. It greatly aids the physician that they do not know what its ingre-
cheaply distributed, to the great again in two weeks take out every skilled in its use, in determining dients are-is absurd.
1 advantage of the oil.-Eichnnge. second plant. This second thinning bow far disease has advancedand gives Mr. Warner's statement-that manyof
4 makes the most excellent]] of early a fuller idra of the true structure of the ingredients are expensive, and
greens, which is a great desideratum the kidney.A that the desire of the unscrupulousdealer
The garden so early in the season. We keep our noted German scholar recently or prescriber to realize a large
turnips well stirred during the progressof discovered that by the aid of the microscope profit from its manufacture by using
-::: : :: : :::: : :::::::: ::: :: :: ,;;;:1": growth and find it pays. We have the physician can tell if cheap or injurious substances for those
Market Gardening in Florida. grown three crops of turnips on the there is a tumor forming in the system, ingredients would jeopardi its qual-
We have this winter proved beyond I same piece of ground during the past and if ctrtaiu appearances are seen in ity and reputation ; and that Warner'ssafe
a doubt that with the proper fertilizer, season. the fluids passed it is proof positivethat cure cannot be made in small
care, attention and energy, without Without water facilities there is no the tumor is to. be a malignant quantities on account of the expensive
which no' business can succeed, peas, use trying to grow turnips after the one. apparatus necessary in compoundingthese
turnips, carrots, lettuce, radishes! ,snap middle of March, of course this remark If any derangement of the kidneys. ingredients-seems to us to be a
beans, cabbages, collards, parsley, is only applicable to pine laud. is detected by the microscope, the physician reasonable and a sufficient one.
Irish potatoes' etc., can all be grown To have ten er, sweet turnips all the looks for the development of almost The universal testimony of our
here to perfection. season through we make a sowingonce any disease the system is heir to, friends and neighbors, and the indis-
The great secret in growing vegeta- every two or three weeks. and any indication of Bright's disease putable evidence that it, and it alone,
bles upon high pine lands consists to To grow carrots in which we have which has no symptoms of its own and has complete mastery over all diseasesof
a great extent in the thorough pie- been very successful this winter, so cannot be recognised except by the !. the kidneys, is sufficient explanation -
paration of the land in the first place much so, that we propose growing microscope, he looks upon with alarm. of its extraordinary reputation,
and in its constant cultivation after the three *o four acres for the use of our This disease has existed for more and conclusive proof that it is, perhaps,
seeds or plants are fully started and stock next winter. We give much the than 2,000 years. It is only until recently the most beneficent dis.overy knownto
planted out where you intend them to same treatmant as that of turnips. that the microbe ape has revealed I scientific medicine since the microscope -
remain. With this vegetable comes in the ad- to us its universal prevalence and fa- revealed to us the all importantnature
We particularly wish to emphasizein tage of deep plowing. We do not tal character. Persons who formerlydied of tl-e organs it is designed to
the of what \vs called general debil- reach and benefit.FLORIDA.
this article, as we have done several sow carrots but twice during sea-
times before, the great utility of son, as early in October as possibleand ity, nervous bn ak down, dropsy, paralysie -,
0 thorough and deep planting. Vegeta- again in January. As to the heart disease, rheumatism, apoplexy -
tion will not succeed where shallow quality and flavor of the carrots grown etc., are now known to have LANDSAlong
plowing'is followed.I here we must leave that question to really died of kidney disease, because,
disorder of the kidneys the line of the
had there been no -
who have
think it should be clear to every- the dozens of our customers
one that there are ingredients in our had them supplied for their table. For the chances are that the effects South Florida Railroad,
soil suitable to the growth of many ourselves, we have never tasted carrots from which they died would never J he great highway to Cuba.
vegetables, and these ingredients can with the same flavor and quality up bave existed.As These lands are admirably adapted to growing -
only be of avail to the plants by plow- North, and indeed this may be said the world becomes better acquainted Orange, Guavas, Pine-Apples,
ing such u depth that they will be of vegetables of all kinds, than you with the importance of the fruits,also
and other semi-tropical
brought' re (11 of the roots of those can find in them in the North. kidneys in t the human economy by the
vegetables v i h' no; not send their Our treatment of lettuce (which has aid of the microscope, there is greater Early Vegetable and Strawberries.Town .
feeders very : MHO the soil. in truth excelled ,any we grew North, alarm spread through the communities -
j. and this accounts Lots In growing town along the lineN
Our nlan i i& iu grow a crop of cowpeas and we have thought that no better concerning it, road
upon the ground devoted to garden could be grown than what we grew up for( the erroneous belief 1 that it is on for Large Grazing tracts purposes, In varlou", Sugar parts growing of the State, and,
purposes, during the summer this there, but we have certainly alteredour the increase.As Umber.;
serves a double purpose, the peas protecting opinion) we propose to give you in yet neithe. hoine.ipathibt nor al- Map toLAND and information lurnished on application
another article also that of Irish lopathist is prepare-d with a cure for
the ground from the ex'rerne ; potatoes DEPAKTMEKT SOUTH FLORIDA R. B.,
beat, and when turned under forms a of which we have at present tu- deranged kidneys, but the world has Sanford, Fla., or
valuable manure. bers large: enough for any table, and long since recognized, and many med- FICE1) MYEKS,
suit the most fastidious. ical gentlemen: also recognize and pre- General Land Agent,
I The peas are turned under about of a quality to .
the first week in September, and the "We have now also growing upon scribe Warner's safe cure for these de 82 West Bay Jacksonville, FlaAPRIL

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farm. The United States finds it advantageous abundance of sweet potatoes, cabbage, to learn how to work their own Ian d
FI Jrl.diana. to encourage her manufac- turnips and onions, which four stand- all kinds of Floridian farming. 2,000
tures by protective duties. Of course bys we have most of the time. These four year old seedling orange trees are
FIGURES. Florida,,,as a State, cannot impose du- were followed early in March by the ready for planting, two acres are set
ties ; therefore it is her duty to encour- Irish potato of an excellence of qual- out in strawberries, about five acres
Increased, Valuation of Property. age her industries by other means. It ity not excelled in any State or nation ; ready for cabbage, and a large quantity -
In'the.report of Comptroller Barnes, certainly is not economy, political or then snap beans, English peas, etc. of garden vegetables. The Charge
just made, the following among olher otherwise, to import the nu jor part of For three weeks cucumbers have been is 5C f>r one year's board, lodgingand
facts of,public interest appears : our necessaries and.luxuries when we abundant and large shipments have training.
The length and assessed value of can produce them at home. But ho- been made during the past two weeks, .-.<.
raillroads in the State is given as a total can we prevent this, and stop this great and for a week or more tomatoes have From Indian River.
,length of 1,703.3 miles including leak ? ,It has been demonstrated thor- been r> going forward) and the crop is Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:
ide.tracksand is valued at (including oughly that the range of food producing i I arpe. I saw yesterday in a neigh- We are just cl( sing the sea oll'o\
rolling ,stock, etc.) $11,372,016.74. i fruits and vegetables which Florida bor's garden ripe tomatoes "fit for a shipping of and are receiving
The Florida,Rail way and Navigation ,is capable of producing is unbur- king" Egg plants are about ready returns of six oranges and seven dollars
Company has 529.67 miles, valued at passed. Tomatoes grow plentifully, f.r market ; squashes also in abund box. Indian River netted l per
Florida & the of New York and New and melons well the oranges
$3,991,658.97 ; Savannah, yet stamp ance, on way. three to three dollars and sixty cents
Western (in Florida) 133.98. value Jersey is on the canned article that Yet some people will tell us we caa
: box, and have mostly through
$1,190,986; ; Florida Southern 214. supplies our table. She can raise the raise nothing but citrus fruits in South in per perfect order. I 'have gone shipped
.51,' value $15,447.75 ; St. Johns & finest rice, yet we often bring it from Florida.A I to private parties in lots of one
Halifax, (White's) 30, value $111,000; New York. This bhould not be so. gentleman from Ohio called to to many five boxes and all reported in -
Jacksonville, St. Augustine & Halifax But private capital and individual en- visit our grove last \\tek: and while order and delicious fruit. I have perfect
River,35.20. value $187,700.05 ; Jack- terprise seem inadequate to cope with looking about caught. sight of tome tested the "Ripe fruit: C-irrier" pretty
bonville, Tampa & Key West, 65 miles problems suggested, and the investigations sweet potato ridges with vines "fresh thoroughly; from favorable reports
(evidently,a mistake), value, $496,875- demanded by agriculture in a and green," and expressed the utmost and good prices, I am satisfied it i is a
.04 i Jacksonville & Atlantic, 16.25, strange climate to many,and some.what surprise that the potatoes would keep good thing for) shipping long distancesand
value Jacksonville'' altered conditions of soil and that all and the
$81,575 ;' street seasons way winter begged for preserving creased fruit. We
railroads-The: Jacksonville Street Many States find it good and profitableto liberty to dig a few with hs own handsto are anxiously awaiting the result of
t. Railway 3.79, value $12,040 ; Pine establish experiment stations, where take to his wife as proof positive, Hoggson's "Fruit Preservative": thatis
street ,1.40, value $4,000 ; Suburban, these problems can be solved and investigations that he did actually see them in the being tested by the Florida Fruit .
1.75.'value,; $4,700. carried on at the common field. This gentleman came to Florida Exchange and others. Our people
From the assessed property for the cost and under favorable auspices. I rather prejudiced against it, but. have realized good for vegeta-
year ,,1886 in,the several counties, and think no State would benefit more by after looking about a little and par. bles,sixteen to twenty prices dollars for -
the ;value thereof,- Duval stands at the such a station than Florida. Coun- taking of our choice vegetables and four to six dollars for t'eggplants ma-
head,sbowinJt 81,615,030, personal and tries have found it profitable to offer peeing what can be done, he has boughta toes, etc. We learn that the "Hotel L
realty$5730,716. The value of city large bounties for the introduction of beautiful place a few miles south of Indian River" did a good business this
and town real estate! in Duval is put the culture of the sugar beet, and the us for $5,000.
season, burmise, 30,000, and estab-
down result is that from this other The Belt Railroad will be
at $4,123,450. Orange county or some Orange
lished the reputati m of one of the
comes next, which shows an assessed cause working with it, sugar is immensely completed to Point Pinellas by :No-
finest and best known houses in the
valuation of of in the markets of vember then with
personal property $1- cheapened 1st next, greatly State. Property sold at fair prices,
real and the world. But it from facilities this the
081,888, $5,033,125, town, we import increased shipping lots of five to twenty acres with
$1,103,780. Alachua county's per- New York Would it not be well fir Hillsborough Peninsula, will become, young
at 8500 to $1,000 acre.
sonal property is given at $829,475, the State to offer a bounty to encour- in name as well as in fact, the most groves We are having delightful weather per and
and real real the of ? T.ie, desirable winter of the
rstat" at $3,915,782, town age production cane sugar garden portion fine season. Yours, 101.
estate" 1100516. Marion county, first part of a protective movement will State. A. L. DUNCAN. Rockledge, Fla.,April 14,1887.California. .
person$787,282.' real, $3,533,531, be to produce all that we consume at Milwaukee Groves.,Dunedin, April 15,1887. ..--
town, $475.240. Putnam county, personal home ; the next to increase our ex- .. .---
There will be sufficientfor A Novel Institution.F. .
,'8599,360real, $3,439,410, town ports. always
$930,880. Hillsborough, personal, commerce in trIose article we can B. Dunham, of Gainesville, E. P. Branch permits us to publishthe
$711,420; real $2,324,671. Escambia, not produce profitably or at all ; and writes us under date of April 13th, as following extract from a letter
personal, $1,122,477, real, $2,440,296, this economy of our resources will increase follows .from a friend at Painesville, Ohio :
town, $1,635,331. Polk, personal, our wealth so that we will be : "Since I have now visited] Southern
$754,092, real, $2636,588, town, better able to purchase such things. "Yours with Teosinte seed, duly re- California, at both seasons of the year,
$443,500.' Sumter, personal, $622,706. But the main task is with the people ceived, many thanks. I shall place I have greatly changed my opinion in
real '$2,808,225: town, $246,760. Vo- individually, to encourage home pro- same in the Fraser Park model iann. regard to the two climates-California
lusia,persona], $482,490, real, $2,916- duction, to help to diversify our indus- shall be glad, from time to time to and Florida-and I now say that as a
920,:town, $418,330. Brevard, Clay, try, to build up a manufacturing class, try any new seed you may have sent winter climate, Florida is as far aheadas
Hernando,Jefferson, Leon, Manatee, thereby forming or enlarging our home you. The Frazer Park Farm is now the East: is from the West. My
Monroe, Nassau,' Suwannee and Ht. market. These two points kept steadily in actual operation, four Englishmenin wife and I were not taken with the '
Johns counties each reach between in mind : First, to decrease our im- residence, more expected soon. Mr.J. summer climate of Southern California -
$1,000,000, and, $1,500,000 in realty, ports ; next, to increase our exports, H. Van Der Veer, lately of Fair- and for good reason, I think. .
and eighteen counties fall below $1- will lead in the establishment) of man- banks, is Superintendent. I have The fact of it is, I think that part of
000000. The above real estate values ufactures and the development of Flor- kept it very quiet about the Farm California has been monstrously over-
includevthe.railroads in ,the counties., ida to what she destined to be-the until I was assured of success. NowI boomed by the railroads and interested
The total number-of acres of land Empire State of the South. shall be glad to have the farmers of parties there-worse lied about than
assessed ,in _the State, is 19,888,091 ; VA EPPS HOWARD. the State know of our undertaking." your State.-Indian River News. "
number cultivated, 709,550''; value, Eustis, Fla. W* find the following regarding this t .
except town or'city lot, including improvements t .-. Farm in the Y. M. C. A. Bee, an It is too soon to predict with any
Notes from the Hillsborough Pen-
$41,159,728 ; city and English paper: cerainty what will be the orange crop
town lots,with improvements, $16,314- insula. "Frazer Park Home and Training next season. It is true there has not
568 ; number of horses asses and Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: Farm (so called in memory of the been as heavy a showing of blossomsand
mules, 40,217 ; cattle, 464,454 ; sheep" I notice among the "State Items" in late Bishop Fraser.) This Home setting of fruit as tho average, butas
: I issue,of the 11th inst., that "the which is beautifully lacated about five
and 111,093 your in
goats, ; hogs, 177,137 ; many more trees art bearingthan
truck farmers of Pierce, Polk miles from Gainesville, in the
cash value of all animals, $5,466,243 ; county in any preceding year, unless t
value of 'personal property, $18,436045 ,- are boasting of their beautiful gar- centre of Florida, is being preparedby i some unlocked for disaster happens,
; value of real estate, including dens," etc.,,"showing they were below a friend there to receive ten young there will be a larger aggregate of
railroads, $58,175,364.-Exchange. the;frost line last Friday night." We men who may go out from this Association boxes shipped next season than this
t rejoice in the prosperity of all partsof to live together in charge of a now closing.-Halifax Journal.A .
Political Economy. our State, and perhaps some read- gentleman, who will also conduct
Editor_ LORIDA.DISPA.Tcn:1 ers of the DISPATCH might be inter- Mission: Services for the surrounding company, composed of various
I do not mean by this pretentioustitle ested in a few items as to our gardens district. The Farm consists of one citizens of Apalachicola, is now being,
to apply'this essay' to the politicsof this season. Leaving out of the account hundred acres, forty acres rich land organized with a capital stock of
a whole ,country ; but what is true our first two or three years of cleared and sixty wood-land. A $10,000 to engage in the canning offish
of a, country is also true of a State, varied failures and successes, we will practical married farmer has been and oysters. borne $3,000 have
and measurably of a county and a commence with last fall, when we had engaged to teacl g young men wishing already been'subscribed. o



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chasing, for the majority of adults, as most tropical luxuriance, a few of I HARDWARE !
Poultry and .P iary.a well as children, are fond of sweets. these plants in the chicken yard will

Honey can be exchanged for many very soon furnish all the shade

other articles that are required in the needed.if -

a Selling, Honey. family if an opportunity is afforded, you feed meal or bran, stirred up

Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: especially in a city; all of which is the with water, then by all means provide
How, to dispose of honey to the best saving of so much cash. The great something to keep it out of the dirt. GEO. L. McCoNiHE,

I advantage, seems to be the ,question requisite is to offer your honey cheap Wide boards, a V shaped trough of

? that is attracting the attention of the enough, and guarantee its purity. La- narrow boards, or shallow boxes will
great majority of our Northern apia- bor is honorable, and any effort madeto answer the purpose.It (New Building at Old Stand.)

rists. The low price of sugar has dispose of the result of labor is is not advisable, however, to give

caused a decline in,the price of honey. equally honorable, let it be peddlingor full grown fowls wet food much of the
40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
f : So much so that many producers are canvassing ; and any individual ina time. In cold weather a warm mess of .
1 agitating the matter how to overcome community that looks with scorn such fee in the morning is beneficial.It .
the prospective loss which eventuallymust upon the efforts of another in that di- is the nature of chickens to scratchfor

ensue to many apiarists, who de- rection would follow baser means fora their living and whole grain scat-

vote their principle time to the occu livelihood, did he not fear the penal- tered thinly over loose soil, is one of Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware,
pation. Latest. reports! in New York ties which would naturally follow. the best methods of feeding them. A Housefurnlshinc Goods. Granite and
i market of fair white c jmb honey in Possibly the prices will advance later; very successful poultry farmer, who Agate Ware, Sash Door, Blinds

two pound sections. glassed at eight at least, we shall hope as much ; but, kept hundreds of hens, always fed Oils Iron, Agricultural and SteelRope Implements, Belting, ,
with extracted four until do it is best be dis whole and mixed it with
cents, at and three. they not to grain heap Hose and Packing, Pumps,
fourths to five and one-fourth per couraged. Keep what bees you can of chaff where they could not possiblyget Steam and Water Pipe
pound. Cincin"nti mai kets are bet- manage ; secure what honey they can it except by scratching for it. and Fittings, Four

ter; eleven to fourteen cents for best spare for family use, and "swap and A small bone mill such as is men- Steel Galvanized

comb and three to seven for extracted, dicker" the balance to the best advantage tioned by Farmer John, would be just Fence Mantels Wire,,

deducting transportation charges, and you are no loser for the the thing to crush bones and oyster Grates,

drayage, storage and commission. will keeping of bees, especially if }ou' retain shells into a proper condition for the EtaAgent I;'
t leave but small returns fort the investment your enthusiasm within due poultry to swallow. Such a mill wouldbe .

necessary to keep up a large bounds until experience is obtained. very useful to every poultry keeper.In i ,
I apiry regard to varieties, I have no

f For some years past there has been Housing and Feeding Poultry. doubt that Farmer John is correct. For

i efforts made to have honey considereda Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: As I have not been troubled with

"staple," and have the quotations A,good poultry house will pay for hawks, I am trying the white Leghorns Orange Lightning PowderFarmere'Friend; -

reported accordingly, but as yet, it is itself in a short time and whitewashing which are more ornamental.As and Boas Plow Dangler 011' Stoves, ,',
considered a, luxury, and no doubt and carbolic acid if used freely, to Light Brahmas, I had enoughof Perry & Go's Celebrated' -Stows and' v
i will be so considered to the end of will terminate the various insect pestsso them in Indiana. About the only Ranges, Southern (St.Colors Louis)in White-Oil,
Lead, Pure
time and the will be recommendation that they have is Manury's
prices Florida
governed : numerous in many poultry Masury's Railroad & liquid'\
by the law of supply and demand. It yards. Thorough ventilation is neces- 131 ge size. They are very large and Paints, :Fairbanks*-

$ is an admitt d.fact that all successful I sary all thr year round and especially lequire to be fed heavily being very Standard Scales. ..
7 honey producers are not equally giftedin through the summer. But do not go poor hands to forage for themseves. ;

disposing of their crop. Many sell to the other extreme and overdo the They are always wanting to set and 49-Tln Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper andTinWork4o
their product for what it will bring, matter. Many build their poultry are very difficult to break: up, when f

preferring to take less rather, than houses ,with sides of slats or laths, that is
: bother to seek better prices. Others which will do well enough in warm necessary.'V.. C. STEELE. PIANOS, ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS

come right down to business., Make weather, but when the cold winds and Switzerland, Fla ,-#April-.-.- 16. Genuine Bargains.,

the same effort' to sell to advantage as rains of winter come, the poor fowls The Flower Garden.
4 they did to secure, .a full crop' and by have a hard time shivering in their -
Homes be made
personal effort together with their "well ventilated" houses. can more Being Sole Agents In the South for
local reputation as a honey As I said weeks I old and young by cultivating more
( producer, two ago, prefer of the beautiful flowers. In planningthe CHICKERING, MASON& HAMLIN, MA-
dispose of all to good, advantage at wheat corn. Cracking it does not do not THUSHEK, BENT t ARION
work for coming spring
fair prices.In render it less heating. Wheat
any to out a bed or two, if not
forget lay
the opinion of many apiarists, it bran is too expensive; it costs nearlyas PIANOS
for flowers do not too
is degrading to peddle honey, and asa much for one hundred pounds as more ; attempt ,
much will surely have an unsightly
consequence rely on the neighboring whole'wheat and is not nearly so good. or you ORGANSMASON
r lawn or yard. Many in layingout
merchants to sell out their crop whichis Wherever possible poultry keepers ,
their front
garden or attempttoo
often 'done at a loss. Perhaps the should grow at least a part of their own
much better have plenty of sodor
most profitable method is to make feed ,the form would ;
per- most profitable. lawn than cut it into beds that & HAMLIN, BAY STATE,
sonal visits,to the places of business probrbly be some variety of sorghumor will bear, the enemies up of flowers PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.Everyone .
; with,samples of honey, taking orders : millet, such as Kaffir corn, millo-
weeds, nothing looks so unsightly as given benefit of our one price system -
in memorandum
a kept that maize ,
etc. etc.
flower beds.Exchange.Improved and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
badly kept
purpose, and deliver at a It is not every one who has "oak terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
Otherwise -*-*- by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
stated price. a thoroughcanvass bushes" or woods of any kind in which Cannas. steamboat landing.

of one street after another, their chickens can range. Everyone Jean Sisley makes the statement
will dispose of a large amount if the who has room for a permanent poultry that M. Crozy, a distinguished horti ..

prices are reasonable. The visiting of. yard might plant out one or more culturist, of Lyons, France, has, by VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, ACe
large manufacturing establishments at mulberry trees, they make a good hybridization, transformed the canna
noon time while the employers are shade in the summer besides furnish- into a plant worthy of the name. The CORDEONSand

taking their dinner, especially if a gal- ing considerable feed for the poultry.But tiny flowers of the parent plants have at"
lon or so is taken along to afford a it takes several for these all kinds of small Instruments offered
years been greatly enlarged by him, and lowest prices. Send for our Illustrated cata-
practical test, of the merits of the pro trees to grow to sufficiei t size to be of cannas are ornaraente.l with large and logue. .

duction, is not, a bad method to intro- any use, in the meanwhile some shel- numerous flowers, brilliant like thoseof -

duce your'business and work a trade. ter from the heat of the summer sun is the gladiolus, while the ample foliage -

These and numberless] other ways a necessity. The quickest way to get of the India-i plant hqs been re Artist Materials .
which will *vur to the mind of any it is to drive down four large stakesat tained. Thus improved they are not Picture Frames,

individual I ct and good judgment, the corner of a square piece of land only valuabU gaHpn ornaments, but Fine Pictures,
will assist iu."roping" in the cash and large enough to hold all the chickensyou also useful for in door decoration. Fancy Goods

and disposing of the stock on hand. have, leave the tops projectingfrom Vick's J/l/"zi."e.. Albums, Stationery.We .
One thing, however must be bornein two to three feet above the In anything inMusic
can save you money
mind. Any individual that is ad- ground. To these nail stout poles on The Auratum Lily may be plantedin Art or Fancy Goods. Write us for

dicted to parsimony or stinginess will two sides and cover the top with poles the spring. It should be planted prices.

never make a successful salesman in and palmetto leaves, wire grass, pine deep and in a position that it can oc- -

disposing of honey. "Sample freely"is needles or anything that will make a cupy for several years undisturbed.It .

the best motto to work by, and many rOf'that will keep the sun off. does not come to perfection for two BATES S. M.H.
# .
r of those not constitutionally opposed On most soils in this State castor or three years after planting. Whenin '

} to honey can be brought over to pur- oil beans grow very rapidly with al- bloom this lily;s magnificent. SAVANNAH, QA.

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16 Years Established.WHOLESALE S. B. HUBBARD & CO. I -

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Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished -
on application. DEALERS IN IN
RElI'ERENCES-Chatham National Bank, Thurber, Whyland fc:Co.. New York City: ; also, Tone Touch Workmanship and Durability
Banks and established Produce Merchants New York, Philadelphia, UHltmioru nml Ho'ton.HUCHES' :
Hardware, Stoves and Tin-ware, WILLIAM K. ADE & CO.,

Sash Doors and Blinds Paints Nos.204 and 200 West Baltimore Street,Baltimore
TONIC ; No. 112 fifth Auenue,New York.

Oils and Varnishes
OBJlD Pumps
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Lead and Iron Pipes Sugar 01:0.: F. C C.I.GHOVE"House

Fever :{ Mills, Leather and Sign and Ornamental f

Rubber Bolt and V A I .N 'TItSli

Mill Supplies Sfeclal attention given to Frescoing, PaperHanging

INVALUABLE IN THE SOUTH.It : l.N ;1'2'!.I'l't'rl'h: L .;, I">:. G aiuing and Boat Painting.
of every description. Fourth Street and Adeline Ave., Springfield,

will Cure the Most Obstinate Cases Standard Time,33 minutes slower 1 han Jack- .JACK''ONVILLE. F A.
sonville local.
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R. A. ROBINSON & CO. Read up. Wl' T. Read down. The Proj.ileiorsof the
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Greenhouses &
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I 9 35 a 608 p8anderson. 23 a 455p K nlzed and prepared for business, with a
THE AMERICAN 9 07 a 5 45 p....._..oiustee._......... 9 44 a 520 p iarsie and extensive sf OCA In all departments
8 33 a 619 p........Lake City.........1010 a 6 00 p Two/ Horses can c do the work of Threes anal with) a Managing Partner ol 25 yenrs
815 a 5 05 p.Lake Ogden.....10 23 a 6 20 p practical experience Florist, Nurserymanand ::
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6 01 a 3 26 p.........Madison...........12 01 p 8 48 p THE COST OF PLOWING. Gardener of 25 yra-s experience will be
ILLUSTRATED. 5 21 a 255p.........Greenville........12 30 p 92'>P pIt'aloe.1 to consult with any 1 *'y' tli gentle-. )..
This Magazine portrays American 50.')a 237 P...........Audila.........?..1248 p 9'.7 P Turned saw. power man in regard tn the improvement emhellMmient
4 46 a 2 20 p ... Drilton......... 1111 p 10 09 p 24 inches heretofore r.galred for I 16 inches of their grounds, and will lur-
thought; and lire from ocean to nlsh plans nd specifications IfdeslriHl.
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literature, and can be safely welcomed 4'46 a 2 20 p...........Drlfton........... 107-p 10 09 p card for n.-w llust rated f'alal goes of h tl'

in any family circle. 422a 2 00 p............Lloyd............. 1 45 p 10 35 p departments Address
t 4 05 a 130 p...........Chaires............ 158 p 10 49 p
NICE 25c. OR $3 A YEAR BY MAIL. 3 30 a 1 Oi p.........Tallahassee-27 p 115 p PENS tCOL.t (ttllRKNIIOU<: AND
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ttlpt cf 25 m.: back numbers, IS ct*. 12 48 a 1150 a..... Mt. Pleasant...... 341p 2;;LJ a i
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T. BUSH Is SON, Publishers> No. 4. No. H. No. 7. No. 3. ROSSI

......... 4(at) p...... Fernandina..1110 a ....
130 & 132'Pearl St., N. Y. ......... :2;:45 p.........Callahan..........1127 a.........
630)a 231) P ... Jacksonville 11 35 a 90Dp., J
515 a 145 p......... Baldwin ... -.. 12 45 p 10 2.1.' p The gmteit plow!Impwement of the times,
4 2.5 a 1240 p.........Highland......... 1rJp 11 US p '
GET IIP CLUBS. 410a 1225 p..........Lawtey........... 141 p 11 24 p THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED -:.
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Tokology, by Alice H. Hlockham, M. D., 3 30 p 7 00 a..Cedar Key. 6 35 p 2 a Sutescomblned. Cutters especially for Ensi

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SHOH' ; 1020p 91R a............Oxford-......... 44lp 4 35 a in labor. Does all the work of a four. Catalogue
art, 10 cts.; both arts 20 eta 10 02 p 9((8 a ........Wild wood........ 4 60 p 45ta horse riding gang with one less horse and little W. ROSS &CO. f> o K&l !!ft\-RI.<\ &

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1 ie acquisition of comparatively ea r. Address U and where to bar Kg: **and Fowl!
158 7 17 a.wensborH....... 7 08 12 17 of the times.
p p
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530p) :S45a... Jacksonville..... 8 ID a 500p CONSUMPTION.
443 p R 15 a .. ... Duval............ ft .IS; a 531 P ALSO
4)8p) 7 47 a..... Hart's Road..... U))37a 551p35'i | I have a positive remedy fllr the abore dUtt.; long
qlw QM tboniaiids of ca is i>( \\-n\ "M"t kind and of
? : ) 725a..Fernandina..101Oa 620p Deere & Co's Steel Pony ?, 2 and lUndlnjr have been (cured li r .1.0 it rot jtl n.,faith
In Ita efficacy: that 1 II r ',\ o BOTTLES: FBEB,
St. Markn Branch. 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding, topr ther with a V AU.\!:;*: '. "1PK: :.on. this dleeuue
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to our suffrri r < I i I .re'll.
ARRIVE. LEAVE. Walking and Plain Culti 1.1: : "i ..._ 1 1' .,s ac.,l't" sort
YK.IH.: 1215 a m ....?............Tallahassee_._...... 8;30 a ra
The Great Farm. Industrial and Stock Pe- 1157 a m ..................Bellair........._..... 843 a m vators.ALSO .
riodical of the South It embraces/ its 10 58 a m ......_......._Wakulla........ ........ 9 42 a m PENNYROYAL PILLS
stituency the intelligent, progressive and con-substantially 10 30 a m .............. St. Marks .............._1005am AGENTS FOR _'
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successful farmers of this section; ("a"means a.m. time. "p"means p.m. time.]) "CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH.
and as an advertising medium for the Merchant Planet Jr. Cultivator and Garden Tools The Original and Only Genuine.
St. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday,
Stock-Raiser and
Bale and always Reliable. Beware of worthies Imitationc.
fessional Man is absolutely unequalled. Space Thursday and Saturday only. Washburn & Moens Indispensable to LADI ES. Ask your Drug for
judiciously employed in Its columns is alwaysremunerative. Leaving time In given in every case except MChlche ter'.E..n.h,and take 80 other or Moss ia.itampt .
By recent purchase it now where arriving time is named. ( )to M for particulars in letttr by retuniNAME saIL
combines: The Dixie Farmer 1 Atlanta Ga.; Trains 1 and 2,7 and 8, 9 and 10, and trainson BARBED PAPER.2318 MadianiqtiCreePhlla.l Vo.-... .

the Plantation,Montgomery. Ala.; the RuralBun Jacksonville Branch run dally. keep the largest stock of hlalt7Drw g1.ta ererywhere. Ask for "Cblebeeter' >
Nashville, Tenn.; The southern Farm Trains 3 and dally except Sunday. ". F.II.II II Pennyroyal l'111:. Take DO othea
Trains 1 anti l 2 have Pullman Palace
ers' Monthly, Savannah Ga ; Southern AGRICULTURAl IMPLEMENTS -- --
World, Atlanta, Ga.; the .Phoenix Agrlcultur- ing Cars to and from New Orleans.
tat, Marietta, Ga., and unites the patrons of Trains 3 and 4 have through Pullman Reclining In the State. Fancher Creek Pf ursery.
these with its own large list of subscribers.The Chair and Bleeping Cars to and from
press and people all testify to its great Orlando. Catalogues and Prices sent free. Correspond -
merits as a medium for cont-oiling Southern Trains 9 and 10 have through sleeping cars!I ence solicited. GUSTAV KISEN: ; having retired from the
trade. Subscription, one year In advance, to and from DeKunlak Springs. management of the Fancher Creek Nursery,
postage paid, $1.50. Sample copies sent free. For nips rates etc., apply to Company'I his connection with said Nursery' a' d the
this date. The business -
Advertisements, i per line, 30c. We go to press Agents, or write to Address undersigned cease from
A. O. {MACDONELL will be carried on heretofore by
the 25th of each month preceding. our date.
Address Gen. Pass. &: Ticket Agent. F. ROEDING,
THE CULTIVATOR,jPUBLISHING CO., D E MAX WELL, Oen. Supt. S. B. HUBBARD & CO. Proprietor ot the Fancher Creek Nursery, .

P. O. Drawer.8Atlanta, Ga. Jackson ville.Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Fresno, Cal., March 11, 1887;

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Savannah,andPhiladelphia, New York, BOSTONAND Forwarding & Commission. House.

and between Boston '
and 8ayannah t
r Oranges Direct from the, Groves for Sale by Single
-- Box or Oar-Load. '

f Ocean Steamship Company. Other: :Jrbd.l1ce. .A..1.s0..

1: (Central or 90 Meridian Time) All necessary facilities handling Orange Strawberry and Vegetable Cropa.

't Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct. Packages suitable for ehipp'ng the above products both made up and in the flat always on

Cabin 125; Steerage&12.50; Excursion (return.' trip),ft3.5u. hand and'for sale; also other. Growers'supplies,such as Hoops,Wrapping Paper etc.
R rnti t: Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows' : Location the best.Iviz: : .
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. J. W. Catherine...................... Sunday April 172:00 p.m S., F. & W. RAILROAD WHARF,
!NACOOCHEE Capt. Kempton ..... ..................... ......Tuesday, April 19- 3:30p.m JACKSONVILLE FLA.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher... ........ .:................... Friday April 2i- 5:30 p.m Circulars and Stencils application..
CM ATTAHOOCHEE. Capt. H. C.Daggett..............................day, April 21- ti:0i1: )a. m .
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt.J. W. Catharine.................Wednesday, Apr 12i-:#)>p. m
NACOOCHEE,Capt.'kempton........ .............................Friday,April 2y- 10:00a. m BAY VIEW NURSERIES.CHOICEST
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher........................................Sunday, May. 112:00mCHATTAHOOCH .
.EE, Capt. H. C. Daggett. ............. ..........Tuesday May ,32:30 p.m VARIETIES OF"
Oll Y OF AUGUSTA, Capt. J. W. Catharine. ..... ...............Friday May 5:00p.m
NACOOCHEE Capt Kemplon........,........:...............-......Sunday May< 8- 6:30a. m Budded Orange and Lemon Trees '
TALLAHASSEE E, Capt Fisher. ................... ...Tuesday, May 10- 8.-00 p. m ,
(,CJHATTAHOOCHEB Capt. H. C. Dagg'tt......................... Kriday, May 13-1030a.m Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants.'. Trees strong and well rooted
CITY OF AUGUSfA...... ................................. ....... Sunday, May 15-12OO-m and especially adapted to outh Florica.
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON; An inspection is Invited inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free ..

MERRIMACK, Capt. G.'Crowell.............._.............................Thursday,April 28,at 9:00 a. m on application. H. D. 1IOYT, Hay View. 1I11I rough (,'0.. F'a.
uATK: CITY, Capt. Hedge ... .... ..................Thursday, May 5,at 4:00: p. m
MERRIMACK, Capf G. Crowell............................?...................,hursday,'May 12, at 9:30: a. m WILLIAM RAVENEL., President.
.+* f E CITY Capt Hedge .....................................................Thursday, May 19.at 3:30 p.m
MERRIMACK Capt. G. trrowell.-.;;.......................................?.Thursday, May 26, at 8:00: a. In STONO PHOSPHATE 00.

These Steamers do not carry Passengers.]
DKSSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howe ......................................................Saturday, May 7- 6CO: p. m CHARLESTON S. C.
i IT N ATA, Capt. A kl ns.. .... .......................................... ...............8a turday. May 11-11i0a.m: ,
DESSOUG. Capt. N. F. Howes.............................. ............ ...........Saturday, May 21- 5:00p.m
JUNIATA, Capt.Aekins......._..............;....;....................................-.Saturday, May 28-,9:30 a. m .>. <'ror(!
+ Established 1870. ,
connecting' with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short. Line. ) ,.,' v
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. ,. "'t'lt""rfy'-.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North East and Northwest ,.
YI* Savannah. For further particulars apply to
HENRY YONGE, Agent, C. G. ANDERSON, Agent, -,'.
Pier No.35, North River,New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga. High Grade Fertilizers.
RICHARuSON & BARNARD, Agent", Savannah. Pier B ston. -
W. L.JAM ES, Agent 13 S.Third Street,Philadelphia.J. -
D. HABHAOEN. Eastern1 A gent, Sav., Florida & Western'Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y.
For Information and Tickets apply. to Soluble Guano (highly ammoniated), Dissolved Bone Ash ..Element,..
G. M.SORREL. Gen. Manager. H. R.: CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent.
-- German Kainit, Cotton Seed Meal Acid Phosphate, Floats,
Grade Rice Fertilizer Cotton Seed Hull Ashes

J. S. CHAMBER-LINE & CO.., ._ All Orders Promptly Fllle ,.


.'5 North Market and Clinton Sts., Boston, Mass' .

REFERENCES-T. G.Tiller Cashier Fanueil Hall National Bane, Boston; Richardson t Real Estate
Barnard Agents Boston and Savannah 8.S. Co.,Savannah Ga.: H. C. Dnton, Gainesville, Agency.
Fla.; J. oozier, Ocala, Fla.; .A.,Turner, Clear \\ater Harbor, Fla.; A. H. Manvllle,"Jack-
aonvllle. EDGAR: M. Gil AII AW,

Fla.OUR ,IE* .A. V o :FI i: : T ES Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace

A RELIABLE FERTILIZER FOR Ilruideiitowii. manatee Co., Fla *:

Orange Trees and All' Kinds of Vegetables: ; Will buy and sell all kinds of.Real Estate on commis. ton. Eighteen years' residence in*
Natural food for plant-life Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtain Manatee County Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. Asa
a strictly good fertilizer will And it to his Interest''' to try thin. It is not a cone ntrated practicing Attorney and County Judge !lor a number of years, I have had occasion to
chemical fertilizer, 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 products
Price ( in Sacks: ) &1O.OO per Ton.. of this semi-tropical section. elves me advantages, in the selection of the various qualities of
Bend for Circulars' I have noagents.:, Address lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished -Titles examined and Deeds executed. Infor
GEO. HUTCHINSON: oration furnished. Correspondence solicited.
R Crescent Ci ty. Fin NOTE.-BraMentown In situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River about
thirty-flve miles south oi Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Ad..
ORANGES, I E1UO S. jacent are the lovely Terra Ceia, Sarasota.and Palma Sola Buys, teeming with all kinds offish
.Poineeran- '> Valrico Nurseries Guavas, ,clams and oysters; and here on the Gall coast arc the most beautiful building: sites in
arts, Figs, Panana!> the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lan,,;:, where tropical fruits and
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTKOPICAL. Pine-Apple', cbolre vegetables may be grown to perfection.
grapes: ..IadO P'rs,
Pecans Pears. Catalogue Free. Anona Acacia,, Well Curbing and Chimney Flues ?
Oriental J erlum,
Plums andPersimmons ,.., W. G. TOUSEY. Ca'ndlum, Cheaper and Better than Brick.
Poincl na,
LIMES, Etc. Seffner, Hill borough Co., Fla. PAL.JIS, E t". FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental

r Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.
Address I!,


Lily Baking Powder :; ;w. oTtI'P 52i< West Ray Street, Jack. nv1J1A. Fla.
3 \ lII' It:

\ '' 5 In Circuit Court, Duval County. Florida-In.
Emblem purity. ;d, Chancery.
.IP. Ihoinas C.Claiborne)
3i vs. v
..: Absolute,: Purity,and]Strength Guar a IJTC Betsy C1alborne.It )

:,: ""...' .' anteed. N { It appearing by affidavit annexed to com-
plainant's bill in the above entitled cause,
that the defendant, Betsy( lalborne,Is a res-
Fen ident of the punt of Cook, In the State of
'" Illinois; that'she is over the age of twentyone -
'. \J,,. .. it is
',,. years; therefore ordered that tberAiII.'l.JI
4PREPARED .. .'_..".J.nI, said Betsy,Clalborne do demur, plead or an-
ONLY BY. '",; e+ : }_MARIo-tl. @ slier to the complainant's bill on or before
/ the 2d day of May A. D., 187;'otherwise a
". The very best and cheapest Fence made. decree pro confesso will be enterrd against
::": Straight galvanized telegraph wire to which her.
BEAUDSLEE, & FAIBLIE, ;9 each picket is firmly riveted. Can be put up It is further ordered that a copy of this or ,
very rapidly and so as not to nag-verv durader be pubU' bed In the FLORIDA DI-PATCU.
ble. The only fence used by the Boston and once a week for the space of thirty days.
ii Florida Chemical Works Albany R. R. Co. Do not confound It with T. E. BUCKMAN,
,; t:,. .an Inferior article. Clerk of the Circuit Court of Duval Co. Fla.
For circulars address above. March 25 1887.I .
'M..Jacksonville Florida ..TKAlJI!:MARY.S descriptive as ,
S ; 4 r .

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$> ,.. '.
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;872;:-::--,,-.. -- -. '" : rena, ELOEIDA DISPATCH.; .-._---_ _. [ApRIL 25,1887.: 'J

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LANDS, -*- A Beautiful Spot-in a Healthy Location. New York- Charleston & Florida

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HUNTING DOGS Unequalled(_for Orange Culture and Trucking.On STEAMSHIP. LI N E.


.AND 'i the. F. R. &N. Co's main line, 25'' miles
south of Ocala, 8 milps north of Leesburg. The elegant Steamers of this'Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON & NEW* YORK.

FANCY POULTRY. Transportation unexcelled. From JACKSONVILLE... FRIDAY.
of From FERNANDINA.................... .... .-.. SUNDAY.
A specialty Educational Facilities, moral
home influences, health and reasonable connection with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY..
; A. J. ADAMS profits from all agricultural and industrial From Jacksonville.

I MANATEE, FLA., pursuits, Home All I ask and is a personal inspection CHEROKEE(New))...................................................Friday, April lat fcSOam
Orange vicinity. SEMINOLE (New)...FrIdayAprll S,at 4:00 am ,
,?otary Public and Justice of.,the Peace.. Will sell Real Estate,Orange Groves,.Town CHEROKEE ( ).. -., Friday, Api 1115.at 10:30 am .1\
., Lots, Hammock and High: Pine Lands. SEMINOLE (Mew).. .. .........-....Friday,April a 2,at 4:00am:
SEMINOLE (New). Friday,April 29,at 8:30&m
for sale one thousand acres of choice Orange Home Is an ESTABLISHED TOWN
.'l on Mnuatee river,In sight of Manatee mails eta From Fernaiidiiia.
Kl lent on and Palmetto, and Every Sunday afternoon,on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Company'strains. .
'I" w
Corespondence solicited. References of the
agent for Wire Fencing .fM
Lime Cement Fertilizers best furnished. Steamship ....Sunday,April 3,P m
try Plantation Netting,Supplies, ,Cracked, Corn and Don't buy.until you write to me. II CITY OF ATLANTA ..............._.............. ...,.Wednesday,April 6,pm.
,..te,Ora >ulated Lime,Rock and *nelu Cat- :. ,April 10,pm. I
W. C. DODD u' CITY OF COLUMBIA. ,April 17,pm.
, t *reed to order' In
Poultry ground Orange Home/Sumter Co., Fla. .. YEMAKHEE............ ................ .............SundayAprl12..pm .
iand on breeding premises.kennels of acclimated 14 CITY OF COLUMBIA .................._........... ... ..Sunday,May l. pm" i
;t erack and Irish Betters, Irish Bull Ter- Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E.R.,New York every WEDNESDAY and '
rienv s. Slow-tratl Bloodhounds and Colorado The Largest and Most Complete Establishment SATURDAY,at 3 p. m. Wednesdays'shlj-s for Fernandina and Saturdays' ships for Jack'

a' ( ch or Tiger Dog (for wild hogs,bear and South. sonville.7
t, ps). The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line unsurpassed.. Every atten-
I tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct shipments from New York via'
For further information
roe well-stocked with freshly Imported male apply
i-'rdu' which are mated with careiully selected CLARENCE WAGNER,Agent, J.A LESLIE,Agent,
r bras of our own raising each variety being Fernandina, Fla. Jacksonville,Fla.
otted to separate enclosures in a forty-acrei. i 86 Bay St.,cor. Hogan.
;;a grove. Fggs carefully packed in baa- THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE & CO.) Gen.Agents
tr at following prices: 35 Broadway, N. Y. 12 South Wharves, Philadelphia,3o Broadway,li. Y.
rAVhlto Leghorns (Knapp's) Pit Games I
dathwood),. Plymouth Rocks (Hawkins), i
.. ''me hatams(Shouldlngs), Light Brahmas 60,000 Orange 100 000 Peach
'UlIaml), Rouen. and Muscovy Ducks,ll.CO
Ifr thirteen.
'lalbome and Cuban Games silver Bearded TREES.
Vld Crested Polish, W.F.Black Spanish, Buff
Afchtn* Golden Laced Seabrlghts and ImpeJJ .
White I'ekln Ducks,$1.50 per thirteen.
White Crested Black Polands, Boudans, Orders booked now for Fall delivery of every. variety of tree,both fruit. and ornamental. ,

?y >andottea(Preston*); Langsbans (Crouds), including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS' ; Peen-To, Bidwell, Hon81'anti
Geo. S.
? ,u yf Brown Leghorns. 12.00 per thirteen. Hacker & Son
I.O:tit t n&e and Seminole Turkeys, $3.00 per lot) er varieties of PEACHES; Kelsey Botankio, MUD. and otter varieties of JAPAN.
fftjne.'Booted. .
.. Whl e Cuban Carrier Pigeons,L50 XAXUrACrUBKB OF PLUMS; seven varieties of JAPAN PEES MMONS; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives,Grape,

!ir pair. DOORS, SASH, BLINDS, MOULDINGAnd Nut Trees,eta; Urevilleas,.Acacias, Poinclanas, Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS(pot t

Farmers' Wagons and Carts.Of Building Material. grown).
49 Write for advance prices on orders booked previous to July 1,1887.

Office and Warerooms, King op. Cannon>8t.
want a flntalasi Wagon or Can .
H.. L. WHEATLEY Altamonte Nurseries
Cap" /or Cary call on Charleston, 8. C. ,

? Jacksonville,Fla. r
Office, ii:.Berlack'i Store,East Bay Street .

Farm'Wagons from............$35.00 to moo I CURE FITS! FLORIDA SAVINGS BANKAND
Carta and Drays from.............125,00 to 128.00

.wra I soy eve 1 do tot......eret to stop tbsm bra
1 1f
tteo and then haro them retara araln. I..o.aetare.
Important Aids to Learners. I have made the dIMa..of.FITS.EPILEPSY or FALL. REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
IMQ SICKNESS llfc-loac ,. I warrant my remedy M ,
Iron UM wont cssss. Beaus others haws Idled Is ns JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,
twos fw not BOW rsetlTlBC a eon, Send&Dace for a
..... ..and a PTM Bottle*f ny tefclllbU rraMdyC OteIttpt.M Has for sale choice,Lot. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows Interest on deposits,Col-
ON and Post Offlc It costs you n THE PIANO. sM I WIU Nan,.. DL..0.*OOT,11$herS'",,"W
J. C. fiRKEfjF/lT, I rc ident. L. D. 1TOSWER Treasurer
Mason's System of Technical Exercises
<2.60)), can be used with any Instruction
Book,and Is of the hi hest value and Im- TRAVEL VIA .. SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.
portance developing technique.
Trains with
IRr Dlt. on &Co. publish :200 different sets Cart Through, Pullman Palace Dining Sleep Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners free on application. Our list Includesthe

of Czrrny Piano, Kohler Studies Cramer.and Exercises dementi: works, Heller of Burlington I ing Oars, Modern Coach. choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,

and others. Send for lists and prices. Sure connections In Union Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our .
,and People's Depots at Its terminal points,
Fingers$1.00)) Young
Route Is of the In the State. Thornless and
Classics ($1.00)), as collections of easy pieces, with trains from and to the stock one largest Early Fruiting varieties
and Piano Classics (1.00), of more difficult Cast, West,North and South. .
pieces, furnish useful practice of good must", Cheapest, Best and Quickest Tl. \V. PIERCE,
as does Four-Hand! Treasure ($2.00)), Piano C.B.8Q.R.R. Route from Chicago, Peoria Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla. 1
J>uets. or St to


Royal Singer((60 els)Is the present popular OMAHA, PORTLAND, ORE. ** .
book for singing classes; also used in High OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA.
Schools..nd Colleges. Header Book 1 I
Song ( :
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees Plants and
60 cts.; Book 2: CO j() cts.,) Is a good practical CITY OF MEXICO, ATCHISON. ,
note teacher for common schools. For Tickets,Rates Maps,Ac.,apply to Ticket Agents Vines. No Loss in Transplanting.
Of connecting lines, or address Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address
18t Y.P. 0.M. 0.P. & 1.A. '"
StuJy Emerson's Vocal Method
((81.50)), Oakland/Orange Co.,Pia.
also For a Pronouncing Dictionary nntalnln;?S2.000 worib!
practice Seller's Exercises for Male
or S20 pages,lend I6c. in stamps to Paul Morton,<:!.!::-; -A
Female Voices I
( 1$1.25)).
,. Greenhouse: and Bedding Plants, Palms, Etc.Our .

BorjJ; MAILED FOR RETAIL PRICE.OLV Oranges and Lemons!

-- stock of the above is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes in

::ER DITSON U. H.&DITSON co., &Boston.Co. very large quantities,we are enabled to quote at unusually low prices. New Catalogue will
867 Broadway New York. Consignments.solicited. :Liberal advances be mailed free to applicants. Address
made. would be pleased to correspond with I .
parties desiring to ship here. P. J. BEUCKMANS,

Summers Morrison & Co., I *v Frnitland Nurseries,
25 Years PoultryYardJJ 174 South Water St.,;Cblcago. 49-No agents employ- Augusta Oa.

Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago
aid Edition. 108 vans. lion to prerent ; J. V. Farwell"Co.,Chicago. B.e-v. '
HOG LYn:1.an.: :
and KOUPE. 1 wrote It as a system of
practical BOO and POULTRY keeping. SANFORD FLORIDA.
.iSjnptonii and remedies for all disease SELLSFORRESTER'S <
ow t.oJeed for Eggn 2oc.IB stamps A copy of Fancy !I. Poultry.W. "
"T.e(. '.re Dale Poultry>> Yard," containing.. CHEMICAL MANURES >
Catalo e and Price List of 80 rarletlet FBKE. PREPARED FOR, '.:

A.--M. .ANC--"--, Box-846 Cincinnati. O. W. FENDRICH, Oranges Trees and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops,


B-f', .II.;, ROOFING I j pi Any);it.one Catalogue can ap-I..r Keeps 20 varieties of Pnre-brtd Fowls. No :Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these GoodsThe
'- liBampleaFrec I t- Yards: Shell Road, near Moncrief Spr nt. i
Eggs for Hatching,$2 per dozen. highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods) meet the want. Many
IS.. .1856.( W.H.FAY&CO.CamdenN.J. od1 P. O. Bon 381. Jacksonville, Via years'tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given but It id
.:.:' !1 U LOC18. XD EAI.OLIS. OMAHA.r I Z 3-Mention Dispatch. needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard

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