The Florida dispatch
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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: May 9, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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System ID: UF00055757:00072
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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Chan. W. BaCeatsu Proprietors. Jacksonville, Fla. Monday Hay 9 1887.' Seri: 1869.
A:'M.:Ma.rillev: j t New : Vol. T, No. 18.

:.: AN ANNOUNCEMENT. PRICES THE LOWEST.. Real Estate and Loans.G. .

Stoves, Crockery,

,I The Proprietor of the Tin-ware, C. S L'ENGLE 'China, -
P 8icola -Greenhouses.I'Nurserie Granite Iron-ware, '
would announce that they are now fully or- Silver-ware.t Burners, Chimneys. & ,.,-"> -
g.mated and prepared for business' with aLarge Gas.Fixtures, .. ..-, .
and extensive sloes In ail departments, House Furnishings COMPANY t.'Legitimate '
l and with a Managing Partner of 2$ yeanpractical Freezers, ."".,
experience Florist,Nurseryman '
mnd Landscape GardBervand A fall :satot:, Table Cutlery, *,0 <. Investments.Representations
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practical assistants la ali departments. Gate City Filters, '
: The'Manager r. who Us practical Landscape I F.c, ; )If!, ..JAISOvILtsILL.. Dinner. Tea and' .'.
Gardener of 25 yeata experience will be : -I" -" ToaetSeto; __.,,-. ;,:;_!;: ,,,'fI "
r pleased" to consult with any lady or gentleman Baskets and Wooden-ware ,, r GuaranttwL:-
'in regard to the improvement and embellishment .
of their grounds;' and will fur; Particular. Attention Paid to Mail Orders.,
nlshpians and specifications if desired. "

Bend your name and address on a postal w;T.Yozzfss. Wt P. QIFVQKD. C,G.PKABCX." 'J.B.CHBIBTIK,Attorney. Information cheerfully furnished.
.card for new.illustrated. Catalogues of both!
departments."Address, W. T. FORBES & CO., '..


NURSERIES, f 75 West BayStreet,Jacksonville

I Penftaeola.. Fla Roal. Bstate, Exchange alidCos. OFFICESWindsor{( Inverness,Alachna,Hernando County County., -'

BEAUTYSkill ,.R.N.ELLIs,C. E. A.E.MCCLmm,.
1 Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. ,Arcnltec

C-i; Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid ELLIS & McCLURE,
; & Scalp
.. RESTOREDNOTHING Titles Examined. Conveyancing, Surveying, etc. Architects and Civil Engineers,

Send for our Real Estate Bulletin." Plans,Specifications and Estimates for bond
4.j Ings of all kinds,Sanitary work etc.
W. T. FORBES & Co. Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block Bay St..
tY f UTICUr pt _P.a Box 785. tJacksonviSEVILLE. FUk
Abell Block, ,'32* West Bay Street, Jacksonville. Fla.

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to'the CUTICUKA Bore-:
a Dies in their marvellous properties for Successors to Nichols, Rockwell.Co.,Wholesale- -and" Retatl. t, This growingtown:: is the principal statlom
cleansing,purifying and beautifying the skin on the J.,T.A K.W.By between Palatka and
and In curing torturing disfiguring, lichlmr, Hardware,Stoves, House Furnishing Goods,;:Grates. Mantels, Paints,, Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. uSa
pimply diseases of the skin, scalp Oils 'Saddlery .Guns Ammunition l Etc. on the high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
sand,wllu loss of hair. 'Louise,and Is surrounded by a fertile and,set*
.cuTICUBA,the great Skin (Cure and CUT' Parties town or out will do well to call or 'send'for our catalogues and price of. any t.ledCQuntry.It has acompllete system et
1, ."CUBA SOAP,an exquisite Skin Beautifier,prepared good i they may need in our line: Prices lower than ever. water-works and sewers in_operation.

.t SOLVENT from, the it,new externally Blood,Purifier and CUTICUBA,internally RE, 38'West: Bay'Street Jacksonville, Fla. -HOTEL 8KY1LLE

T1h are a positive cure for every form of disease, Contained rnblie'and private bath-roosts
'\Jill. from pimples to scrofula. CUTI CUR A REXB- INVESTORS.SAN billiard room,eta I "
DIES are absolutely pure and the only Infallible SETTLERS AND: Lots and Setters for sale on'reucma.
>> skin beautifiers and blood purifiers. ble terms. and and investors are requested '
Sold :vorywbere. Price CUTICUBA, 60c; to visit the town. Address
TOTTER DRUO AKD UUEMICAL Co.1. Boston. PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANYOffers t Mason Young, ,President 35 WalI81., New
&Send for How to Cure Skin Diseases.'*. Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation.' York. R.H.Mason See.A Treu.,Seville,1'1.
Soft as dove's down,and as white, Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Mails.
ANDS by using CUTICUKA. MEDICATED_ Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the nstallment. Plan U desired. Address. :
SOAP. JAB. KBKAMKB! ,President,over Bank of Jacksonville. ,or W. B..GKANT.8.San Palo.Florida...'., HUGHES' TONIC,


.Fancy POULTRYPoultry..,. 'We would LAKE advise all whointend GEORGE setting Fruit Trees NURSERIES.of any orall: Binds that the presentis Chi Its Fever
JlONCRIE: F the best time of all tbe year. While the sun Is'low and ground 'moist and no growth, on
much better than set later in the spring.
?. o. Box 381 .Jackaonwllltt, Fia. the trees the chances of success are :
to Catalogue Mild request to
W. w. FEN RIOH; .W.; W. HAWKINS, SON, Prop. "
:White and Brown Leghorns, Light Brahman Lake George, INVALUABLE, IN THE SOUTH., ,
Plymouth" Rocks, Langhams, Wyan-' ,

at|1"per thirteen, delivered at Express
Mention DISPATCH. Budded Orange Trees, from one to three years old,for planting during the rainy season.
Anr Orders taken'for all varieties of Fruit and Ornamental .Trees:to be delivered.the coming PREPARED BY :.;.
one can
BEST ROOFIN. t. = Fall and Winter. R. A. ROBINSON & OO., '
.t;amplee Frre.-
F. 8., CONE, Manager, .
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. -*94 THE FLORIDA. DISPATCH.. ... [.MAY 9. 1887.

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16 Tears Established.WHOLESALE .

..." .... ...KISPIMMEE...... LAND AGENCY, .. ..GS.; PALTER: : : :: :.1..
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c}: 166 Beade Street, Now York.
tia Consignments FO!lei ted and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished *
3,000,000 Acresof on application.
JtEFERENCE8-Cha'bnnt' National Bank,Thnrber,Whylnnd&Co.,New York City; also,
Bankftand established Produce l\If'TchRntso'.New York.Philadelphia.Baltimore I and Boston,.
the Richest Lands In the State.


Representing all theDisston VARIETIES OF

Companies, Budded. Orange and ,Lemon Trees

Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Ti see,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted
and to oath Florin
especially adapted a.
Kissimmee Land Company An inspection Invited. All inquiries bv mall promptly answered.. Catalogues sent free.
on application. H. D. IIOYT. nay VI.! ... MPlsboronvh ""n.. F'a.'


South Florida R. R. Co's Lands. Well Curbing and Chimney Flues '

-- Cheaper and Better than Brick. t"

Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts High and Low Hammocks,first-class, Pine Land for
;' range. Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes.orange FOUNDATIONBLOCKSOrnamental

,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required.

-rL Office 62K Went Bay Street, Jack'onville.Fla.

." And Improved Truck Farms. .

TOWN LOTS. IN KISSIMMEE, WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants, and general Nursery Stock Is now ready.
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Sf 4& ';. Price 15 cents
Fr Jr(h .w.i : Y Postpaid.

>'.. Bend for Price and Description List. (Mailed tree to all customers.) .
Manatee, Florida

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'Refer to this paper. Klsstmmee, Orange County, Fla. THE CITRA I NURSERIESHave'on I

LAKE BEGION. : handand: sale a large stock of fine

MORRISON, STAPYLTON &' CO., BANKEHS, Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees.
LEKSBURO, Sumter County, Florida.
Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well
Correspondents: Ambler,Marvin 4 Stockton,Jacksonville Fla. Rank of Manhattan Co.,
; grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses etc. Send for
few York City; Melville,Evans A Co.,75 Lombard Street,London England. descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere: .
general Banking bUHlnexs conducted. Accounts opened for depositors and collections
oade. Money placed on mortgage for Investors. L. W. LIPSEY & CO., Cltra, Marion Co., Fla.t. .
REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT.-Correspondents:Starylton&Co.,Fruitland Park,Gardenia I
?O.,Sumter Co., Fla.,and 8 Delahay St./Westminster, London England.
Investors and Settlers tIre Invited to. communicate personally or by correspondence.? I :.x.L'P Wf LE. W. A.DELL.


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Open Dally (Sundays and Legal 1 Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 8 p. m.
Safe Deposit hours 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.
:.:,GRAIN ,. GARDEN SEEDS Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent, $10, $t5 and $20 per Year.

I w. N'. BAKER Cashier. HENRY A. L-'ENfil.E manager.

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(Successor to :J. E. Hart,) HORACE DREW
: 80 West Bay'Street, Jacksonville, Fla. ,
1.handle none but-the.Best and most Reliable Reeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on 69 and 61 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In
Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat
Books, Stationery, Newspapers, Periodicals and

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

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

J I.: ,E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers. Amusements. -

Guaranteed; L Analysis. Rarconrt'a Fla. Fruits and How to Raise Them. New Ed. Revised, Enlarged .
and fully Illustrated. Cloth........................................................fL2b
Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE Moore's Orange Culture, Hev.Ed..............,...............................................H-OO
mg gm Oemler's Truck FarmIng In the South........................................................ 1.5O
W' McClellan's Digest Laws of Florida................................................. ........ 4.ot
MURIATE OF ,POTASH,111 .. SULPHATE POTASH, .I have all the Maps,Books,etc.,on Florida that are published. Complete lists on appllca ,
tlon. ,Legal Blanks_ every. description.PATAPSCQ J."
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BALTIMORE Md.Establishcd

The Flours made by these Mills are not surpassed by any flours made In this country fo*
Inaugurates of the Ventilated system'of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without Ice). Family u... .
Reference: .Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed out that week. The value of flour depends on the proportionate quantity of gluten,sugar and phosphate
of lime :Maryland and Virginia Wheat,from which our


.,. manufactured unequalled: the purity and superior quality of Its nutritious prop.

The orange: an.d: Lemon: Patapaoo Superlative!! North' Point; Family.
in variety, other',Citrus'Frluta, LeOonteand KelfferlPears :Japan Plums, :Japan' Persimmons
and other brands.
Figs,Guavas,Grapes,eta .


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fn ture an opinion as to the next crop, as H. W. O. Margary\ Eustis : The Foster's Gee Hammock H too full.
l' ile. ;last l ''year's estimates proved so wide of spring: bloom in this region =is almostnil His Lake Charm Grove had an average

the mark. A much s.r.aller: numberof but many trees are now showing bloom.!, Jr 'r ber's of TwinLakes
For, the FLORIDA DISPATCH : : :: trees,bloomed'. this year than usual, signs of bloom, and the appearancealso a jjood crop. I hear of no

A SHORT CROP. ;man consideration nil. Taking indicates a June blgQma thing .others who have' _. much fruit eet.In
-...; t into the probable: larger that has occurred here as I atir informed -). very mfluy :other instances there i iA
Irregular and Light Bloom Reported size of the fruit, the young groves I f several years ago but it is |. scarcely any .fruit. ,All those gi"oVeAth
'coming into bearing and the heavy too soon to tell what the t have fruit G WhitnersjUSB
t from all Parts of the State; Some : prospect crop ; save. apt;
Predict a June Bloom Trees crop Ret in some localities, the numberof : will]} be from that bloom until the bloom and have used drily Iore3terft?
p Have Put'on' a Magnificent; I boxes will probably aggregate therefrom shall set; and thit will depend manure for the last ,ail: year ,..
4 'Growth and are Looking about the same as the short crop of chi the weather in May and \tv rn; Caution, Eissimmee : the

Finely A Full Lemon 1886-7 .r uhe.* orange i trees have put on an average
L. W. Lipsey, Citra : The orange D. E. Lowell, Lane Park : The orange amount of bloom this spring. I expect

Crop. trees generally did not bloom well, trees have not bloomed at all { a fair, crop. ._
In view of the conflicting! reportsin and are not hOlding' their fruit well at well. My seedlings have nt anyon F.1 J. Vogel, Maitland\ : The "Orange -
circulation regarding the prospect all> so the prospect for next year's them;; my navels!: bloomed Very full trees have bloomed but

for the next orange crop, we have I I crop is very poor..- but set very little fruit. My\ Atediter- sparingly 1 and there is but, very little

taken some pains to ascertain the I THE LAKE REGION. ranean Sweets have about halfas manyas fruit set A great many have Fallen
of Geo. H. McKee, Leesburg: Speak- last year. i think on the whole 'off; so that the prospect for the present
opinion leading growers throughoutthe ing in general terms of this vicinity, there will not be over one thud as crop i is not very encouraging*.
State, and subj iin a few of the the bloom upon the orange trees,was many as last year, and what is true of. Will not exceed one-third of# a crop i in
many letters received+i in answer to our, very light, and the set of fruit is c"rre-'I my grove will be true of all the rest 80. this vicinity. About Lake Howell and
inquiries sent out last week. spondingly} light. Just now in some far as I know Like Irma settlements, the same con-
groves the young oranges and lemonsare R. W. Pierce; Indian Springs : We dition exists as to blooming and setting -
"ORANGE LAKES" AND CITRA. falling to a very considerable ex- have had ]little orange bloom this of fruit ; here and there are some
This region produces more oranges tent. The groves in the immediate spring; and a Very small amount of trees that will have an ordinary crop
than any other locality in the State. vicinity of Leesburg whether ham- fruit set. I have found it very much this season. A great many planters
From Citra alone the past season one mock 'or pine, are generally Very short the same in many other localities thatI anticipate a liberal June bloom to
hundred and fifty thousand boxes were of fruit, three-fourths of them havingnone have had occasion to visit. I have compensate for the spring bloom.
shipped, about one-eight of the entire at all, the other fourth havingan heard reports of heavy bloom in sever- Hope this impression will be realized,
crop. The Harris and Bishop groves average crop. On the groves at ariocalities, but on sifting found it to but doubt it very much as the orange
at this place, are famous the world Sunnysid? and Eldorado, on Lake be incorrect in all cases. From present trees had to withstand too heavy &
over, the former being the largest in Harris, bordering on the lake,the crop I indications I think there will not drain the past!! two seasons to set,much
this country. We have the i be much of of fruit. fruit there much
following is a full one; while the groves not immediately a crop being too frozen
estimate from on the lake have no fruit at W. G. Brooks, Sorrento : I think sap, from a year ago in the traps. td
James A., Harris, Citra: I have all. The groves on the east side of the orange crop of this section will beJll1t be in a condition to bloom and set afull
Jmade personal observation in many Lake Griffin are without fruit, while a small fraction of the ordinary crop this season. By close observation
'Of the'groves in this section those on the westside have half a crop. yield. Many\ of the trees have set no you will find on most of the trees
nnd: made inquiries of trustworthy \1-Orange Bend, including Harris'creek fruit nt all, and those that have, that; the bark ie ruptured (partly
reliable parties about other groves, the crop is estimated to be one- sparingly excepting the Mediterranean bursted) and is just overcoming the
end I feel satisfied that the Orange Lake 'third of the average. At Esmeralda, Sweets. effects of this rupture which is in my
'section will not produce over onehalfas on Lake Griffin, while a very few of S. L. Reed, Pittman : The orange opinion the cause of the lack of blooming -
many oranges as were produced in the groves are full of fruit,others have prospect is not very favorable in this of the orange trees.
this section last season. On ,accountof none at all. The result cannot be locality there are but few bearing Sherman Adams, Gabriella: : There
probably larger size we may have more than one-third of ,the average groves and they are quite young. I is a general complaint of lack of orange
two-thirds as many boxes as last crop. At Panasoffkee the bloom is i should say there were about onthird; i bloom throughout this whole
season, but I do not think we will have very scarce. To sum up, I would say the usual quantity of bll Jm.Ve section. The orange trees are all
over half as many, we did not have that the crop of oranges in this community think it i ii owing to the severe trial looking very finely and putting forth
the blossoms and much of the little for( 1887-8 canny t exceed one- they passed through in the freeze,,andit I a magnificient growth. Occasionally
fruit has fallen since. I never knew half of the crop of 1886-7 in amount. will take time to put them back into trees are found with a fine crop of
the trees to ,look better than this It is hoped and expected, that the their former state.J. young fruit the size of large cherries,
spring, they made a fine growth. T. Lewton, Eustis : The
quality of ,the coming crop will be orange but the number is very limited compared -
From what I can learn the next crop .much better than that of the one just trees have bloomed sparingly in this I ) with the whole number of trees.
will be very light in nearly every sec gone. section, which foretokens a small crop. Now and then a person tells me that
tion of the State. But if the fruit It is the opinion of that this is i
D. L. Phares, Yalaha : The orange many a portion of his grove is heavily fruited,
will only 'be it will be the result of the freeze of last
bright worth
trees took on a very little bloom, now year. but not one out of ten thus reports.
more t'- the of the The trees put forth an extra effort at
money growers and then a tree full then a good many Probably about one-third of a crop
State than the rusty crop of .last with but few and many with none. I growth, and so exhausted their fruiting would be a safe estimate. The reason
season. am sure that on the south.side of'oulake qualities.\ Is at not a matter of why some trees ,and some groves are
P.. P. Bishop' Citra: The blossoming there is not one-fourth of a crop rsufficient importance to ascertain the bearing while the majority are not,
in our'grove was irregular some of oranges on the trees, and lately,.they truth of this opinion by comparing, as is matter' that should have a thorough
r- ,parts quite heavy, and in others veryght. have been falling; I have been here far as possible, the frozen sections with and intelligent investigation.A. .
t 'My present opinion is that we thirteen and failure the non-frozen ones, and thus find
U yea s never saw a I. Bidwell, Orlando] : The or-
* ; t, shall have fewer bv whether the 'ron-frozen are
oranges twenty before. I understand the groves
trees are ange trees in this vicinity, as .a rule
r :five cent, than had the doing better at this
per we In seasons well fruited near the lake on the north any bearing year have only a light Trees have
of 1886-7. The relative than the others? It is however crop.
; numberof
side but back from the lake thev have a made a fine growth this spring. ,
boxes will depend largely, of but little fruit. II fact, and perhaps worthy of remark, H. S. Kedney, Winter Park : Last
course, on the amount and regularityof Dudley W. Adams that some trees in the same grove are
angerine : year we had not more than a third
the rains with which be fa- doing all, or much all the fruit
we may The crop of oranges in this section pretty in this section and this
vored. The general impression hereis the coming fall will be very small in. ing, and that, too, in groves where the there crop is a general complaint of no year or-
that the ,next of frost was pretty equal in its effects. I
crop "Orange deed. Not one of neighbors
my report anges on the trees, but large and luxuriant -
Lakes" will be smaller than the last any bloom at all. In niy Irove'ai'e make these suggestions, thinking they growth. I do not think that
one. But the trees, throughout this to be found nearly all that are: in the may be of interest in helping to settle there will be in Orange 'county, the
district, seem to have regained all the i vicinityand I have not half a crop. some'of the many vexed questions pertaining coming season, over a fourth
vigor they lost in January, 1886, and A portion of the grove will have somefruit to orange culture. My crop last year was some 2,600 crop.
are putting on such a coat of twigs but the balance none at all. To ORANGE COUNTY. boxes and will not be over 800 this

that we expect them to be ready for some extent this.is owing to the excessive Lyman Phelps, Sanford : My own season However, strange to say, my
business on a large scale next year. crop of last year, and mainly to has a very fine croptaptaiw u lemon tees are very full and I have
Geo. R. Fairbanks, Orange Lake: that, combined with the somewhat low Whitner's also. The old Speer grovf some 2000 trees that will ripen good
Jt is with some hesitation that I vena vitality following the "great freeze." had the fullest bloom I ever saw. Dr. crop of Villa Franca lemons early in.



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July and August, and nearly everyone cannot: speak very encouragingly for I.tie, and the prospect for fruit another the present living trees should have
I, here who have lemon trees have this section. Trers bloomed light 1 season is very poor indeed. Some borne. A few trees bloomed very
also an unusually large crop of them and ,the oranges are dropping badly.I budded groves bloomed quite full, and profusely, but have dropped the greater
H. L. Wheatley, Altamoiite : The I notice that this is so at Georgetown, set a fair quantity of fruit, which are part of their young fruit. .A large
bloom was light but the trees that did Lake George .and Drayton Island. now as large as- walnuts and doing per cent. of the trees bloomed aboutin
bloom set well to fruit. Budded trees My opinion i?, trees will go more to well. All of the old seedling trees in bunches on the ends of'an' occasional
bloomed the best. Think there will growth than fruit. I hardly thinkwe and about Orange City have a good limb ; in the top of the trees they are
be two-thirds of a crop, as a numberof ought to expect a large crop. The crop of fruit, and all groves having holding what they have. My own
young trees are coming into bear trees after going through what they good care are looking exceedingly. opinion i is that we will not have halfa
ing and some of them bloomed well. did, and the nice crop j the : at season, well.M. crop, but others probably; better informed -
No fruit on a great many old seed- should, in my opinion, have a rest. S. Leete, DeLand : The crop in the art of judging, say
lings. Trees look well. Chas. W. Hawkins, Lake George : prospect here for this year is not flat- "half" a crop. 4
A. E. Champlin, Oakland : Some In regard to the coming crop will say 1 tering. The groves have put on a H. von Luttichau, Rosetta : Older
groves have bloomed very full, while that with us most of the trees that splendid growth, and are looking more orauge trees in this section have set
others have not. bbould think by have carried a heavy crop} the t past I vigorous than I ever saw them before, fruit very well ; younger and budded"
present outlook that there will be an season have bloomed lightly this but the bloom on most groves was trees do not show much fruit, but have
average crop.Herber spring. But those that did not bear light. Some groves that were sadly made a very fine growth. The opinion -
W. Busk, Gotha : The much last year bloomed more full. frozen bore a good crop the past sea- of growers seems to be that the
present prospects tor the next orange The Navels and Mediterranean son, and w-'re full of bloom for( the prospect) : for next year will probablynot
crop in this section-South Apopkacan Sweets just hung: white with blooms. next crop. The orange tree is i a standing exceed last year's crop.L. .
not be said to be very favorable.The We hear complaints from a great miracle. Discover your law and Q. Kermode, Gulf Hammock :
r trees bloomed but scantily, and many sources that the trees are bloom. establish your theor mid the orange We have had a fine display of bloom
the amount of fruit that has set is ing light. But when we take into tree will "bust" it in no time. I knowa (orange) here this year, and it "set"
. small, and ,it is doubtful if more than. consideration the number of young grove that -was devoured by scale, well, but unluckily an exceptionallylate
quarter, or, at most, a third of a trees just coming into bearing we cut almost to death, whitewashed, frost which occurred on the nightof
full crop will be realized from the : think it safe enough to estimate 0'1' a frozen terribly : and then I said, "If the 20th of March, has consider-
majority of groves, in one or two i million boxes for the coming crop that grove puts on a growth next ably dimmed our prospect of a golden
cases a full crop is expected, but thisis and possibly more. A year ago the spring I will say an orange tree can harvest. King Frost, however, as we
quite exceptional. All trees throughout universal opinion was that we would stand more abuse than any other tree all know, is an erratic despot, and con-
the the section seem to have put not have over one-third to one-half a in the world." It did put on a growth, sequently his most recent attack on us
on good growth and look glossy green crop.' We estimated our own crop) bore a fine crop, and was again a mass has been very partial in its effect,
and healthy. at 800 boxes and there were 1,500.So of bloom. some groves "feeling hurt," whilst
ALONG THE ST. JOHNS.T. you see how easy it is to be de POLK COUNTY. others were able to "laugh in their
V. Moore, Fruit Cove : The ceived in estimating a crop at this 'V. S. Thompson, Fort Meade : It sleeves." Under these circumstancesone
orange trees generally in this section early date. is the general opinion that the orange cannot yet safely venture to pre-
have bloomed well this year, and the W. F. Reed, Drayton Island : Trees crop in this section will fall short of dict what the general outlook for this
crop promises to be better than the put on but very few blooms this spring. last year's. Some trees bloomed plen- section's crop ((1887)) may be. Some
average.E Navels and :Mediterranean Sweets tifully and are holding their fruit well, local solons looking to the fact that
H. Hart, Ft dt-ral Point: In this bloomed most with me, and Mediterranean but many trees are almost barren of Florida has just emerged from an exceptionally -
neighborhood orange trees gen rally will hold plen'y' of fruit, I fruit. The cause! of the phenomenonis long winter and a no less
bloomed more freely than usual. Now, think, while Navels\ have already difficult to explain. prolonged drought, assert that the
that the young fruit is nearly through dropped most of theirs. There will E. K Gibbon, Bartow : From the frost of 20th ult. caused a "blessing in
dropping, there is promise of a fair nt be one-sixth of a crop on Drayton best information I can get the bloom disguise," a "natural check" in fact to
average next winter. Trees, how- Island, that is on the south and west oil the orange trees in this section was overbearing whilst in a weak state
ever, that bore heavily last winterare side ; but at the north end of the very light, and the crop will not exceed This may be so, but "where doctors
but lightly set. Island there will be about onethirdof a two-thirds or three-fourths of an differ 'tis folly to be wise,'"' consequently -
W. F. Fuller, San Mateo : From a crop. average yield of fruit. The winter of one prefers to simply add that
what I have heard and from personal THE ORANGE RIDGE OF VOLUSIA. 1885-8G killed the most of my budded since the recent heavy rains the grovesin
observation, the orange crop in this W. H. Nichols, O: teen : In my own trees, and 1 have very little fruit. The this vicinity have quite recovered
vicinity will be very light next season. grove many of the trees had just fully first growth this spring was very poor their tone. The trees are rapidly getting -
Probably not to exceed one-half a bloomed, and the balance were nearly but they seem to) be doing! better now. "black," and only yesterday the
crop. Many groves will not have ready to do so, as the cold siap came, Mrs. *Henry Cunningham CJ Bartow : writer came across fresh bloom.
one-third a cr p, and n very few will preventing, to a very great extent, the The orange trees in this section had W. S. Moore, Hawthorne : We
have a fair crop. In most of the sett'ng of fruit. So far as I am able few blooms and set very little fruit. have a good crop of oranges through
groves the bloom was light ; my own to learn from> groves grove was an exception ; many of my mock" mid "pine" lands, the same result the crop of oranges hero will be light. and fruit set fairly well.
trees bloomed heavier than ever before has been experienced. As it now Richard Klemm, Bartow: Next1 Ned. E. Farrell, Waldo: Trees
including Navels, which bore looks the impression seem* to be that seasons orange crop will average about look fine, good healthy color, and gen-
heavy last season. Lately I notice the trees will not produce more than one-half as well in this section, as erally about as much fruit as they,
that fruit is dropping very freely, one-third their ordinary capacity. They elsewhere in the State; that is, should carry .
under pome trees the ground is covered looked extremely promising before the the same as last season's crop. The C. P. Perry, Arredondo : So far aa
with young fruit. As the same early part of March, and we then anucipatei new growth of trees this spring has the writer's observation goes there will:
complaint was made to me yesterday the yield this year would be be n too heavy to favor their bloom- be a very light crop of oranges' this
by two neighbors I presume it is the exceptionally large.C. ing. I am indebted to Mr. J. Sumerlin reason in Alachua. The trees have
case generally through the settle! B. Pelton, Lake Helen : If the the well known stock raiser, of this neglected to bloom.
ment. trees in this section of the country do place, for my information. He has
Geo. L. Harris, Buffalo Bluff : not bloom on the second growth, which just returned from an extensive! trip. MANATEE COUNTY.R. .
There was very little bloom, and will be starting soon, I don't believewe of one hundred and fifty miles south.i W. Reasoner, Manatee : As a
consequently very few oranges set. will have over one-third of a crop.I His business takes him through the general thing orange trees have not
Estimate not over one-third a crop, never knew the trees to bloom on the I State at '11 seasons ; he is well posted bloomed well this year here,though it
with a, few exceptions.A. second growth when they started to in all matters of interest, is a keen observer is a noticeable fact that the hammock
H. Crane, Nashua : Trees have grow as early, and made so fine a I and n good judge ; has a fine groves have bloomed much more,gener-
bloomed very light this season. Froman :growth; as they did this season, till old grove on his old Sumerlin Home- ally than those on pine land. Fruit is
examination of my own trees, I it is possible ; as a general thing it is stead. Take it altogether, he is the setting well, that is where there were
should fay that prospects are for from only when the trees have had a back- best authority I could think of in this blossoms. The crop will be very
one-half to two-thirds of last reason's ward spring, or been hurt by cold, that matter. short, unless we have June blossoms.A. .
they bloom on the second growth. The 'I D. K. Turner, Lakeland : There J. Adams, Manatee\ : Aa far aa
crop.E.. B. Stearns, Fruitland : So far trees that were any ways full of fruit ; i is: general complaint of irregular and our experience is concerned, there has
as I can learn the project for the last year have no oranges on t) speak i light bloom, and. the little fruit that not been upon our trees more than
next, orange crop is not very good.In of. Old seedling groves seem to have | set is falling badly.ALACIIUA twenty per cent. of-the bloom we had
and about Fruitland} not more than the leapt fruit of any. Young budded I reason to expect, but such as set fruitare
one-fourth of the trees have bloomed, groves are hearing u fair crop.R. t AND LEVY. holding. One of the prominent
and( they seem to be dropping the M. Tucker, Orange City : So far-I B. [F. LivingstonValdo : We estimate orange growers in this locality who
fruit pretty badly.S. as my observation goes in this section, I this season's:: orange crop, in usually ships some six thousand boxesof
V. Godden, Lake George : I the orange trees bloomed but very lit- I this vicinity, at about one-half what oranges grown on hammock land,

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states to us that he does not think that instead ; old) trees bloomed well.]) bloom than
,he can realize five hundred boxes from we ever saw before, and but that, old growers tell me, never

the fruit already set in his WEST PUTNAM.\ the trees are loaded with young fruit, prevents a full crop where there were

,We groves Jas. A. Germond, Keuka : The but on trees ten years old and under, Blossoms.C I .
are,looking forward to the \
"bloom with some hopefulness May but prospects for a good orange crop in the bloom was very light, ,and the H. Goodrich, Orange Park : Or-

should( it disappoint this section is very slim indeed. On prospect poor. The old groVfa will ange Park has but one or two bearing

Bay 'that''our us we will can pafely an average I do not think there will have enough, though, to insure a very groves, which have blossomed less than

.Unsatisfactory orange crop he.ery be a one-third ,crop. Some orange good crop. last year, and, have set but little fruit.A. .

W.' E.,Driscoll, Manatee\ i three of trees bloomed fairly well, but did not F. S. Cone, Crescent City : The orange Callahan.Melrose : I have now

our hammock cted set fruit; owing I presume to our cold crop in this section will be greater on trees about a two-thirds crop ; may
groves are ( to
produce two-thirds to a full exp One dry weather, in March. than last year. Taken as a whole bloom some yet ; in fact, I paw some

large hammock less: than crop.half I Noel R. Hamer; Keuka : As the some trees or groves not as large a new bloom to-day. Some groves I

crop. The grove'''land from a case now stands, most groves promisean crop as last year, but this is an excep- have seen have an extra large crop, I
pine groves tion. The hammock groves take the think. It is safe to thirds
Very few if a two-
half down average crop. say
a crop to r J most none at any
4 all, as many trees have not bloomed, more than this, while some will bear lead.N.. crop through these parts, and trees
Wood worth Welaka The
little all. The : prospect making a fine growth.THE .
r and,fruit is still falling off others. All very or none at young ,
groves which abound in this is very discouraging. A fewgroves
sectionare ;
considered, we will he t-urprised if we FRUIT EXCHANOE.
that not the
were injured by
,market third of doing very well. Ives the '
one a full crop. Manager says crop of 86-7
freeze of winter before last
have an
F. C. M.\ Boggess, Fort Ogden : The J. H. Moore, Kenka : Comparedwith I i or full All that were has reached a million and a quarter
trees fine 1885, bloom -eighty per cent ; average crop. boxes and thinks the will
are looking) and heavily next crop
badly hurt and had raised fruit
]loaded\) with fruit; the orange trees began fruit set sixty per cent ; prospect sixty unnatural in : or be from a million to a million and a
cent.S. were fruiting or growth,
per half boxes.
blooming much earlier this season
than usual \ H. !Mead, Kerr City : A few have little or no fruit. There is one
: Many are nowwhite .
exception in and I understand
in this my grove
with bloom the first of February groves vicinity have bloomed CURRENT COMMENTS.BY .
in others. The Navels
and have well, but a majority of them have where
they continued
blooming up much of the killed have
bloomed and full top was good
to the lightly a is
time.nILLSnOHO crop
t present hardly expected.Jas. crops on whrtt is left. I do not believe W. C. STEELE.

PENINSULA. M. M.\ Erskine, Interlachen : there will bo a quarter of a crop in

,L. B. Skinner, Dunedin : So far The trees are looking remarkably well this region. I am told that the Forage Crops.-It is evident, from

as my knowledge goes there was no since the recent rains, and the drouth Beecher Point grove, R. J. Broad s the reports of experiments, that alfalfais

general 1 bloom in, this locality and Alex. Daniel's groves, have a fairor
though did not cause more than a very small not profitable as a forage crop in

some groves bloomed quite full. per centage of fruit to drop. I estimate good crop. Other groves are moreor this State.It .

There will be a light crop but heavier my crop at ten times that of last less failures Waldron's, North's,
than that of last year. Trees thatbore season. Most of the the Stephens'oolt Jlk's and my own, is equally certain that there are

fruit last year" as a rule have not about here have a good young scattering groves of have' little fruit. I have conversed plants which will furnish an abund-

bloomed well. There will only be ahalf fruit; and we should have no fears for with several who think the estimate, ance of green feed the year round. If

crop! :.in this locality if there is the future if we could only make our- a quarter crop, none too low, one man our farmers and gardeners will arrangeto

that mud) selves believe that there will be demand -: says half a crop.) keep their cattle in sheds all the

A. P. K. Safford, Tarpon Springs : enough so as to enable us to THE HALIFAX AND INDIAN RIVERS

The groves are looking healthy and' dispose of our crops at one-half cent Geo. W. Holmes, City Point : As a time, feeding them by the "soiling"system

well, but none that I have seen will per orange net. rule our orange tre s bloomed very as it is called ; that is cutting

have' more than half a crop, and some SUMTER COUNTY. full.. A much larger quantity of the their feed fresh every day, they will

fine )looking old, groves have not Geo. T. fruit has fallen off than ordinary. The find that one acre will go farther to-
King, Villa City : The
bloomed at all. It is
thought by many orange trees in this section have quantity remaining is ample and will ward keepin: a herd of cows than two

experienced will bloom in,orange June and growers on account that they of bloomed fairly well, are holding the insure us a larger crop than last year. acres will, if used as pasture. Is it not

the excellent/condition of the gees no fruit and will come up to a good av- Orange property Last was never esteemedas less t trouble and expense to do this

one,appears to be able to give an intelligent erage.Ve had no injurious frosts highly. into the year's hands crop of the broughtmore than to build and fill a silo, and then
last winter, consequently have every money pro- feed out again ? while the fresh fodderis
reason why they not ducer than former .
reason to J look for good results.W. any crop.J. much more wholesome.
bloomed more abundantly. If they J. Borden Y. Detwiler, New Smyrna : Or-
do not,,bloom in June there will not Oxford : Very few bloomed and
be more than a third of a orange trees have shown any bloom, ange trees profusely, Chinese Ql "lce.-I had one of the
,R. I). HOlt, Bay View : Throughout and not five per cent. have anything taking is an average. of the groves, a full specimens of this fruit, shown at Pa

this there. is like a full crop of fruit. Out of aboutone crop expected.J. latka by Mr. Sanford, which weighed
.section a general com D. Mitchell I
: can an-
plaintof the the hundred bearing trees I will not twenty-two ounces. We kept it for(
non blooming of orange for
trees and the few trees that did get single box. So the next year's swer only my own groves. five or six weeks and then cooked> it.
that had small last
bloom little crop from this section will not amountto a crop on year were It was still perfectly hard, though the
set,very fruit, there will heavily loaded with blossoms, and thefruit'
be nocrop worth ,mentioning. Trees an}'thing. The trees both young holds well usual. Other skin had turned quite yellow, and.the
as as
and old, have put on a magnificent appearance of being ripe. It seemed
made a fine wood growth and are gen- trees flowered more sparsely, but I
growth. woody when cut was difficult to
erally in good condition. should say have all the fruit they very
Wm. P. Neeld Pinellas LAKE WEIU. cook, and when done was almost en-
: There is ought to have. Editor Mann said. in
only one, grove about here that has C. N. Porter, Foster Park : Our the Journal that trees about Daytonahad tirely destitute of any? quince flavor.It .

fruited fully it had only half crop last prospects for raiding anything over a bloomed sparingly, and, from is possible that this specimen was

year. I estimate one quarter of a third of acrop of oranges, in this section -I drouth or some other reason, he anticipated gathered too soon, but the seeds seemedto

crop for Pinellas for this year. i ij not good, i if, indeed, we do( as a light crop; but it is all guess be ripe. I planted them and over
half of them The
tree seems to
well as this. I judge our lemon trees work. No grew.
HERNANDO AND HILLSBOROUGH. man ever sees, or suspects,
be and
A. J. Dallas,'San Antonio : Sr( far (of which there are large numbers how many oranges there on a tree this a climate.vigorous grower Would it not adapted make to a
around here,) will have from a half to when than bullets.
as, observation and enquiry enableme they are no larger
my full good stock on which to bud or graft
to reply, I do not think that more a crop. Clark Marsh, Daytona : The trees the better varieties?
than one-fourth of the usual crop of E. B. Foster, South Lake Weir : bloomed full, but have dropped their
The bloom of the trees was fruit much that the of
oranges can be expected in this vicin orange PO owners grovesare Game for the Hunters.-All that is

ity, if so much. There has been avery very light, and as a rule, not one- complaining ; say short crops. said on this subject I most heartily

marked failure on the part of the quarter of a crop for next .year. The There are a good many groves coming endorse, except that I would leave the
1 mon trees are doing well almost a into bearinjr and with these
various groves hereabouts to bloom. I my judg- skunk' out of the list of lawful
am told older settlers than full crop of lemons for next fall or ment would he that our next crop game.
by myself The only harm they ever do is to occasionally
that possibly in June these backwardtrees summer.E. would be fully equal to the last. catch a chicken or two, and
L. Carney, Lake \VeirVe
may bloom: ThistemeQt sur- DUVAL AND CLAY. this might be easily 'avoided by shutting -

prises 'me, but then orange culture in had a very poor bloom of Grants; and M.\ Chesebro, i andarin 1 : From a up the chickens, at night, where

the'present day is a series of surprises, young fruit is dropping badly now. limited investigation of the subject, theskunks cannot get at them. These
Prospect about of lastseason's
some by no means pleasant.: quarter I should( think that the coming crop animals, though not very desirable
Good deal better lemon
Chas. G. Leonard, Seffner: In my crop. of oranges in Mandarin would bn neighbors on account of their unpleasant -
than last .
immediate neighborhood the younger crop year.FRU1TLAND about one half of what it was in perfume, live by preying upon

groves-:-those best cared. tor and PENINSULA. the season of 1885. That crop wrs. noxious insects and small animals,and

'worked-did not show any bloom ; George Hutchinson, Crescent City : the largest, decidedly, ever producedhere. should for that reason be counted the

seemed to !put on heavy nevy growth The old' groves had,a larger crop of The young fruit is falling some, farmer's friends. '

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tifie drd d fruits ,on; a.tjee,, and our faith, that' : Peen-tor- ; they are.on t. 1 high, warm)land.': ::J This I' year v t ,qut it Ot.J t'M; one J"n'i hundred.. : J r 1 .r!<. : was good before, in- the) success of I thinly the bloom got out a little too .trees I; pruned t entyjnvean I''jet, fle v-,
LeCunte pear on our pine lands here; early and got: caught }with frost. fie enty-five go, and iu losg- in consequence ,;
"'" > with proper conditions, gets a new intends budding them over to "Bid-; ,bushels' ] of fruit; as the pruned
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: life. I visited those same trees one well" this season. At Mr. Hall's trees are loaded.1: while the others: I Have
DECIDUOUS FLORIDA.FRUITS IN S jUTH year ago, they had bloomed very full, I place, a mile away, are two hundred few,if any, peaches on*. The first year,
and a few of the trees had a fruit or trees same lot and plantings on lower after setting, I pruned my trees veff
The' Project for :P .acheL= two each set. When a year older I lands that are set with a fine crop. heavily, at least three-fourths of the
of3t 8 Pearing=I11inls; shall efcpect them to again be whitt r Across the way is James Mott's placp, previous year's growth. The second
:Apricots, E to: with Blooiri} anti to hold more fruit; atinther crank Who don't "trim trees," year, and after that, half of the previous
and wketi the ifee! pa|:e the and his 1 land bettiret-n the rows of trees year's growth should be cut off, if
fiuring, the past i fwd mouths conslderdble ; I. stage of rapid % haa been said, in !the different see why {hey sHollld pot:produce .fIne it d es look But he says the land is wailted.. 1 raised them l last year three
Uojef a of the State regarding the SueJBS of f frUit here; At Mesina t feev for and Han=
crops' ; ; frUit trees only; he is old ; inches in diatiieter, atid eipetit to do
of i oilr < man'varieties 61" fruils. ; Landor l has piie of the same lot. of fool if the ,treys are not going to get : so this year. 1 had the same a petl-
Drawn eviiig n ubH of It was over trees; got iH the fall of '85, moved it lots of good from tlieir rdots running ence with the Honey pe 'ch- 1 bang
I concluded to lake a trip ofobservation to his place and it .is now holding around under those hedps of decaying only seven bearing trees of this,: variety j
) (via the bUckboard mute) several fruits't\venty.iive\ more. He ] lIe last tried {io
pr logs; season change two I pruned this year ; they have &
through the larger portion of the Hest has quite a {l-each.orchard in fine condition << some two hunched trees of the (Chinese full crop.) ;; the others only} a few,peacnefiOM
improved sections of this (Orange) m ,stly Peen-to, some twelve Cling family to Bidwell's Early, them1. "Pdllas" IS bedring $well
county; and note the condition more frees of Chinese Cling] ; Thurber and and which he made a success in most with me this year also t pickedtwentyfive
{jarticularly; of our deciduous) fruits. General Lee, and these latter trees, of them. He says it is, a serious task; peaches off oi one tfee.fitrfi
My route, first to Ocala, Cn.wn Point, while they made bud old He ;
a vigorous growth to over p ach trees. has, feet ) ; now has: pn fifteen1
Lake Apopka, Merrimack,Bay Ridge, t he past season, they are very tardy in the past winter, planted! six acres more large, nk-looking JVIy Pee -
Sorrento,Misina, Sent ca to Eustis and starting off this spring. The winterwas to Bid well's Early and Late, and some tos blo >med the reaches
return via Mount Dora, Tangerine, \ not cold enough, no freeze to dissolve Bidwell's No. d. which time we have Februafyf'since
Zellwood and \Vekivu to Orlando. < the starch in the sap vessels, the At Zellwood are the oldest Peen-to frosts and two light freezes. I do not
. I would like to give the names of circulation is not perfect, they won't trees in this county, eight years believe a Peen-to will bear any kind
the persons owning the different groves quite do and must go. At Eustia are planted, are large trees, the limbs of a crop here without heavy pruning;
and peach orchards, their success and more Peen to young trees, but little bending to the ground now with their but if pruned I know it will compare
failure, with the reason why but thatdon't fruit, and some fine LtConte trees many bushels of fruit. About Apopka favorably with Bidwell's Early, bothin
quite do in wan)' casts: At the have bloomed freely the past two seasons City many of the fine old groves are hearing and earliness.
Kims place, on Lake Apopka, we sampled but not a fruit. A conditionthat : putting on wood and but little fruit. Kelsev Japan plums are bearingwell
some of the finest oranges we ever is lacking somewhat, about Mount Two miles further on is another of here this year. I have some with
ati f aiid with the many tree of water- Dora, are mdre peach trees planted those exceptions; that one is almost at fruit the size of a silver half dollar,
ittelohs, tomatoes and Irish potatoes; than in any part df this ,country, a ]loss to account for.() Mr.[ Page'sorange and larger ; that they will prove a
that; with the fine condition they were mostly Peen-to one, two; ; and few trees trees are set very full of fruit. success on our high pine land I do not
in; we could but conclude it was oneCif' three years out j in some) cases the J He has several] trees of the Chickasaw doubt
the favored spots of our State, as trees carrying a good crop while in Plum type, some of them last sea- One more point on pruning. The
there had been no damage from frost others, the bloom got caught with the son gave some very fine fruit. I have Peen-tos I pruned last summer for
the past winter; January frost. Some Honey one year 1 been carefully watching them with buds set half again as much fruit as
At Merrimack were some Peen-to planted, I found that under best conditions only a grain of hope that they would those pruned in January of this year.H. .
trees with.but little fruit; some of them wpre fruiting finely, and s'>me j prove a success, but the curculio has WHEATLEY..
that had been grown front buds on Harris FaVoriteS at the dame place as j already cleaned out the entire crop, Altamonte Orange County, Fla., April 19.
native plum dying out at two and of the others; best Conditions were doing j and I have fears that plum culture .
three years old from a ]lack of affinity fine, I think an improvement on i ]here will be a failure on that account. -c Plat the Orchard.
(1( will.call it). Farther on, at two the Honey, a much better grower, yet t About Orlando a good many peach A thing that should always be
other places, were more reen-tos, somewhat lacking in circul tion. I[ trees have been planted within the past done, when an orchard is planted, is
young trees, a light crop. Some Hon- am doubting its success here, am afraid two years. People the past season to keep a plat of it. Mark out
ey* and a few trees of the Chinese ai these trees get age they will show planted largely of Mr.\ Bidwell's new squares, like a checkerboard, and at
Cling type, little or ho fruit. At Mr. more and more, as the Honey does, peaches. I am already taking too the crossing of the lines where a tree
Harshbarger's place are two apricottrees that its home is a little farther North. much space, and must defer summingup would come, put a number, at the bottom -
buds set some five years sincein At Tangeirine, we come to Dudley lessons of my trip for another put the number and name of Variety -
wild plum sto"ks. I have been W. Adams' fifty acre orange grove, time. OCEOLA. it, stands for.
watching them the past three years. most of it in bearing, but the "big Have as many squares as you have
Last season' both trees were ripened a i freeze"! took several hundred fine lemon For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: trees, then when you wish to add to
few specimens ; one of them now has trees out of it; and it makes a big 'TO MAKE TREES BEAR. your orchard you can do it intelligently -
on, say half a crop, and the other a 1 break in his, before, one of the finestgroves ; or, if you desire to sell out, you
good crop of, so far, perfect fruit ; | in this c.untry. His crop of How Peen-tos and Other Varietiesin can show what you have. A few
no injury from codling moth. 1 regret oranges the past season was the largestit Florida Can be Made to Set minutes time in this ought to be worth
that I could not name the variety, as has borne, and whether in hammockor Full Crops Every Year. dollars to you, besides settling innu-
it has a look about it of being adapted high land, the trees have set more In the DISPATCH of the 18th Mr. merable disputes. Nothing is more
to this section. I cut some buds of it, oranges than any season before( Mere Bidwell writes : "The trees (Peen-to) common than for a farmer to come to
and have put them in young Peen-to are the finest Navels I ever saw. I have not half crop on ; Honey scarcely a nurseryman wanting some more
stocks, looking for success by puttingthis have seen them with heavy crops any, while Bidwell's-Ear.y have all I trees and try to describe the variety
much-prized fruit on the vigorous of fruit each season for the past the trees can carry,and Bidwell's Latea by saying : "It's a big, reddish apple,"
Peen-to. four years, and I remember weighingone good crop. In February I was at "lettle streaked on one side," or "mid-
I might mention that Mr.\ Harsh- that turned twenty nine ouncesBut Mr Bidwell's and noticed the same lin sized, kinder yellowish colored,
barger has a fine bearing orange Dudley is so cranky now since thing, but I also noticed that his Peenn mighty good eatin.: Now, who, in
grove, and while many of the trees his thirty years continuous pursuit i tos and Honeys had never been pruned 1, the name of conscience, could tell what
are well set with fruit, a large portionare fruit raising, that it is the wonder of while both his Early] and Late were he wanted ? And he may get twenty
getting over the "big :reeze," make many how he is meeting with such ad heavily pruned last summer for buds j ; trees he didn't want, where a chart
wood rapidly, and no UI anges this year. mirable success ; for if his ideas of not> and here, in my opinion, is all the would have save him. The labels a
Farther on we visit a leach orchard pruning trees is right, surely most trouble. I can show Peen-to peachtrees nurseryman puts on are simply to aid
of five hundred trees, three yearsplanted growers are sadly off. He says thee with as many peaches in proportion you in this work.
all Pten-to ; and while God of Nature knows how to grow to the size of the tree as Mr. Bidwell -. .
orchard is now in good culture, they trees better than he does, and he i is can on any of his Early and Late F. J Vogel, of Maitland, writes :
show too plainly previous neglect, "going to see Him do itn; says he trees. Trees set three years with two "Peaches of the Persian strain have
has injured many of the trees beyond "can't see any sense in growing saw bushels and over, and trees set two again bloomed profusely, and have
recovery. They were holding only a logs under fruit trees," and his way of years with one.half to one bushel of f also set a fair crop of fruit this season
Jight crop. At the Sawyer place we clearing land, to burn down the timber fruit, and all because they were pruned; again This is the second season, for '
find, I think, one hundred LeContepears and piling it up to rot on the ev-iry, y*ar. Last year I let part of a long time, that this strain of peaches
) eight years old in fine condition it ground ; what a horrid idea. Mr.it my trees go without pruning, and have set a crop of fruit here. The re-
with considerable fruit set, is halfgrown Adams has over five hundred peachtrees while others around them set a good cent rains have had a reviving effect .
from twenty-five to a hundred one and two years old, mostly] crop, they had but a few peaches on. upon all vegetation."



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make the ends meet with little trouble then we can stop those t two or threecar Making Hay in Rainy Weather.

'F pa e and add largely to the amount savedin loads of beef brought from Chicago I A Clay county farmer writing ove,
Florida. every day to Jacks nville, to feed your
the nom de plume of "Cracker" in the
N. W. tourists. I call it a shame to have to
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: of Green Cove makes the fol-
send North all in the Spring
FORAGE SUCCESSION. Our correspondent has a successionof get our meats
,-- winter, and Florida will never be her lowing suggestions on hay-making
until fall.
forage February
Rye, Oats, Pea Vines, Crab Grass, green self, until we can raise our own beef. luring our rainy reason :
and Beggar-Weed qn i he Sand After the crab grass and beggar weed and pork at home. Before the wa I have seen used what I think
Sub-soils of Florida. are gone, we infer he falls back upon the planters used to raise most of their
would good thing to
a our
"cured" and Wouldnot meats at home and had fat prove
"Cabbage richness" the standard and Crabgrass forage ensilage. some as
the'Sheet Anchor." Florida farmers for curing hay. It
cattle the winter stall
Texas ,blue grass fill] this,gap, thus in by feeding
The season of growing cabbage is them as I have ever seen brought here, is simple, not expensive, and makesor
upon us again. It behooves us to pay giving a constant succession of green and they day will soon come when our cures hay in rainy weather well.
out as little as possible for what may food ? Mr. Horne says that after burn- markets will be supplied with Florida It consists of a platform for each
be raised at home. It is not what a ing off the dry crab grass in September raised beef. We can raise it here andI bunch or cock of hay and a squareof

man makes, but what he saves, that which had taken his field of say let ua have it.'V. oiled muslin, and is made after
makes the difference between financial this Have anda
Texas blue the P. HORNE style : two pieces one
during summer
success and failure.I grass half by four inches: five feet long ;
We are glad Mr. Horne has introduced
have one mule and six of the and which had been previously cut for set these on edge and nail on Mats
cattle kind. I think I shall be able hay, the latter came up anti commenced the subject of raising our of inch stuff across, also five feet

very nearly to raise what feed they to thicken and spread all over own beef. With the numerous for- long making a square of five feet on

want. I am now feeding green rye the ground. In a few weeks it was age plants that flourish here, growingin which to make the hay cock. Get
and sweet potatoes, with the additionof succession "all the year round" and heavy muslin from two to three yards
five six inches He.
high. kept a
a few oats to the mule and bran manifest in climate I wide, cut this in squares, bind it by
and cotton seed meal to the cows. I colt and two. calves on it nearly all our advantage sewing in a small cord around it.
raised last land rich Whenever had it there is no reason why we should not
rye year on winter. they eaten When enough are ready for the
enough for_cabbage and grew so .tall down, he tor.k. them out for a few days, raise all the beef we consume and that amount of hay the farmer wishes to i
and rank I could not cut it with a and he says during the winter it was of the very best quality. We believe make at a time, dip in linseed oil and
scythe or grain cradle. As near as I this will be an important industry in run through a clothes wringer and
could estimate the yield of grain was grazed down five.or. .six times.-ED.__ this State in the near future. The hang out smooth to dry. These are
thirty bushels to the acre. This yearI # fastened on by pegs at each corner,
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH : beef that is here ice losesto
fertilized but little and I find the brought on which are stuck in the ground. Well
crop much more pleasant to handle. Texas Blue Grass.In a greater or less extent, its fresh- made and cared for they will last a

The animals do not like the rye very the last we k's DSPATCH, I ness and sweetness owing to its being life time. They are used to keep off
much after it is headed out. By cut- noticed an artice from Mr. H. G?, kept so long. As a rule it is decidedly the dew and rain in rainy weather.
ting'it up and mixing it with ground Burnett. He asks me if the Texas inferior to "a good piece" (good Let the hay cure as much as possible,
feed, they will eat it very well. blue grass will spread as rapidly as pieces are scarce) of* much maligned but before the shower comes, have all
Rye is the earliest of all forage in Bermuda.grass, also if it can be des- Florida beef, all the latter needs to the hay that is cut put on these plat-
the season. It may be commenced troyed when desired ? Let me say to take the market is tenderness and. forms and cured.
upon in February and fed till May. Mr. Burnett that I have never triedto fatnessED. I always kept one extra bottom for
The only rye that is a success is whatis destroy, but have been trying to changing over on, and in very wet
known as Florida Rye. I think its get as much planted as I could. Maj. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH : spells changed between showers, if the
only difference from other rye is, it is Carlos Reese, of Alabama, says that it Texas Blue Grass. hay was getting too warm, by laying
a spring.rye. I have tried spring rye can be easily destroyed. But this No one thing has done more for the beside the cock that was to be changed
obtained in I ew York, and found it a is one of the things that should never prosperity of Kentucky, than the blue an extra bottom, then lift a forkful at
success. be destroyed, and that every acre set grass of her interior counties. Her a time until all it aired, cooled and
Following rye as a feed comes oats. to this grass, is worth one hundred superior stock, known throughout the made into a new bunch, then cover.
These may be fed green, or made into dollars to any one who has stock, andI laud, is due mainly to the growth of In this way one can make good hayin
hay and kept indefinitely. This should will go the Major one better, and that superior grata. In the large bad weather without loss, and all
form a large share of the forage kept say that any man who should ever garden of Dr. Ambrose, of Waldo, stock prefer hay made in this way.
for winter use. I have fed it all plow up the Texas blue grass to plant Florida, is a broad strip of a tIec nd- Hay must not be allowed to get too
winter and find the animals relish it anything else on the land, should be ant, probably of that grass, acclimatedinto warm, as that would spoil it, but it
at,any time. On ground rich enoughfor sent to Sing b ng or some Asylum. If a variety under the more direct will hardly need changing oftener
cabbage, and I call this standard the farmers of Florida would take rays of the sun. Its popular name is than every forty eight hours. It also
richness, I raised over two and a half half the interest in planting and raise Texas blue grass, doing well in that keeps off the hot sun from drying the
tons to the acre by careful estimate, ing this grass as they have in the or State and Arkansas. The Doctor got life out of it, and hay made in this
of good cured oat hay, and over fifty ange, this State would have been ten bunches near two years ago trans way is also preferable, especially
' bushels of oats to the acre where they times better off than it is to-day. This planted in his garden and is surely clover.

were allowed to ripen. This was on grass set out twenty inches apart each making a success of his experiment. ..... .-
high pine land. way. will cover. the !land J in one _year. His fine Jersey cow and her projenyand
lJythe time the green oats are gone, Of course the land should be fertilized the grass are so joined together Prof. S. A. Knapp, of Lake Charles,

,, cow-peas should be ready, and follow- well, as for anything else, to do well. that no man can put them asunder. La says that the grasses of the Southern -
ing these come fodder and various It takes one year to have it so stock The blades are J luxurious on the stem States are more nutritious than

kinds of millet, kaffir corn, etc., will can graze on it, and when once it gets for some ten inches above the ground, those in the Northern States. I do not
fill out the season. It must not be rooted, neither stock, fre, weeds, grass, while the spire grows two and three
forgotten that ''the ground must be cold, dry, wet, nor heat, can hurt it. feet, seeding liberally at the top mean to say that the grasses grown herein
kept rich in order to produce well. Mr. Editor, some of your readers may Taking up a dozen bunches growing the South if transplanted to Northern *
Of spontaneous crops we have the think that I am very enthusiastic over outside the well set broad strips, for soil would be more nutritious than

crab grass and the beggar weed. Cattle this grass. That may be so, but whenI my garden, I found the roots and horses will leave oats and corn get hold of a good thing, I generally and thick enough to bear pasturing.The .
like red clover timothy etc. but
for the beggar weed, and whilst it is a know it, especially when I try it two prospect for large and lasting your ,
fine and healthy forage,I am not muchin years. Now, to show you that I am good, from this grass, is decidedly en that the grasses including all leguminous -
favor of it But to be cut and fed satisfied, that this grass is just whatwe couraging. W. P. plants which thrive in the South,

green or to grow in a field where the need to make Florida a stock Present indications seem to justifyour paspalum, Japan clover, crab grass

animals may range and helf them- country, I have bought a lot of fine correspondent's conclusion that and the like, bear the same relation to
selves it is quite desirable. But crab Jersey and Holstein cattle, and shall
Texas blue will result in soil with reference to their nutritive
grass great ,
grass is the "sheet anchor" for forage.It work into the stock businei>s just as
to the State. We think he is and fertilizing qualities as does the
costs nothing for seed and nothingto soon as I can get my lands covered good ,
get a good stand, and from June to with the Texas blue grass. Yes sir, in error, however, in calling it a de- red clover for instance, of the North ;

December, may be cut or fed and it I know there is money in beef at fif- cendent of the Kentucky blue grass. but are more nutritious than the cor-

is equal to the best Northern grass. teen to twenty cents per pound, as They are described under the same. responding plants that thrive at the
I find now the old dry grass that you have been paying that all winter
Poa but distinct North nutritious than the red
genus namely, as ; more
has lain in the field all winter, is preferred in Jacksonville.
to bright, rye hay. I'think Now, what we want is something to species P. arachnifera and P. pra- clover which thrives in the Northern
with these toM cattle fat all winter and tem ED. States.
forage plants one ought keep our 8 respectively.:--

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Ornamental flOl'ticultUl'e.! least expected. It was always a con give pleasure and shade, to your Flor ways ? They cut more trees than.abs"lutely -

stant fight to keep it from taking (possession ida home, and this will cause othersto necessary for, safe' 'jaseage

of all the land near, it. "Eter do the same and perhaps try and along the streets ? It would "not be
BY W. C. STEELE. excel you in trying to adorn their seriously troublesome if a team had to
nal is said be the
--- ---- --- vigilance" to "priceof homes.: This is the spirit that is turn occasionally to avoid contact
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: liberty ;" it is certain that nothing needed here to make Florida a verit- with some exceptionally fine tree.

Lawn Grass., lees will preserve a flower bed in the able paradise. RAMBLER.Lake Leaving the most ,of ,the, trees,especially -

Considerable attention being givenin midst of a blue grass lawn. Maitland, Fla.. ., April. 16, 1887. the larger ones would give .C9' -

Florida, at the present time, to the Will not some of the readers of the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: genial shade .to the traveler, while the
leaves and the pine straw trampledinto
of for DISPATCH who have tried various ;Hydrangeas.The .
very important subject grasses the ground by the hoofs and
forage, pasture and hay. grasses for) a lawn, give an account of old variety H. Hortensia with wheels would harden the road-bed and -

The question, which .is the best their experience, and if the result has its large trusses of pink flowers used make traveling easier. The roadways

, lawn grass,for, this State, has not received been a success, tell us how we may go to be quite common and well knownat ,of trees would also to a certain

the consideration it merits, by and do likewise. the North. It was not so univer- extent act as wind breaks. A momeut's
thought would doubtless.
who admire well door Texas blue is be it deserved this sug-
those kept grass reported to sally grown as was
gests other benefits to be derived I from
yards. Perhaps there is no one par- doing well in various parts of the was probably owing to the fact thatit roadways well filled with trees. Woodman

ticular in which the contrast betweenthe State. The fact that the tops dry up is a very strong grower and requires spare those tree as much as possi-

,surroundings of the majority of and disappear during the heat of sum considerable room and yet is too ten ble, say I."

the country and village homes at the mer would be a fatal objection to its der to stand the weather out of doorsat Referring to the desirability of

North and those in this State is more use for lawns. It would doubtless be the North. planting trees along streets and driveshe

absence excellent for the purpose if it couldbe Within few years hardy variety, continues :

: of green grass or any attempt at kept green and growing throughthe H. Paniculata] Grandiflora, has been For this purpose, and along: streets

lawn making. This cannot be entirely summer. Has any one tried the introduced and is deservedly becomingvery generally, I would recommend the
ir pecan, and other tall nut bearingtrees.
owning indifference. Hundreds of effect of watering copiously to see popular. In this State all the It is not only a beautiful tree,

those who are now living 'in Florida, whether it could be kept green duringthe varieties are hardy, and, so far as tested but in a few years its nuts would add
hot weather?
homes which are surrounded by beau- seem to be perfectly at home. utility-income-to beauty. As a

tiful flowers, well grown shrubs,and For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. The "Grandiflora" is a strong grow- matter of course there should be vari-

handsome shade but without and home ety, some water oaks, some magnolias,
trees a Woodbine and Wistaria. ing variety seems equally at
and other trees that branch high, giving -
gingle spear of green grass in sight, One of the best decorative climbing either in'sun or shade. The panicleso an unobstructed view from the

came from Northern homes that were plants, Amp; lopsis Quiuquefolia, bet flowers) are often almost a foot in ground to -the lower limbs. Low-

surrounded by lawns which were as ter known in the South as "\V ood. length, pure white, very striking in branching trees are inadmissible by
bine," is but rarely seen here in the the roadside."
tended flower and last time. It
carefully as any gardenand appearance a long
gardens or lawns. It is surely one I .
ornamental.The does not bloom until midsummer.
quite as of the best plants to cover unsightly Unique Plants for the Lawn.A .
and other There are numerous other varieties,
saying, "How blessings buildings objects ; plantedand writer in Vick'a Magazine says :
brighten as they take their flightre- trained on to a dead tree, then it some of which probably have not yet ., Prof. Popense gives much approvalto

ceives ,new force and is abundantly becomes an object of beauty, and been thoroughly tested in this State, the Ailanthus and Angelica tree,or
produces an effect that few plants all are desirable though some of them Hercules' Club, as tropical 'looking
illustrated from
as we pass! place excel. Here in Florida it needs not
place in the State and see how little the touch of frost to bring out the may require to be shaded from the objects on the lawn, when cut to the ,
in the :
ground spring, and only one'ishoot
vivid of the leaves. The sun during the summer. The follow-
has been done to soften the,glaring coloring allowed to grow. The Angelicatree
effect,of our sandy soil ,by covering it colors are as bright and varied as in ing are especially worthy of cultiva- should only be cut down in occasional -
the North the it affords those
with a carpet of living green. One ; joy tion.Thos. years, as it is finest when in
who love the picturesque is prolongedinto
Hogg is white and bloom, while the Ailanthus is offensr e
reason there are no fine lawns is pro. mouths. This climber should be pure
because the usedto it is blooms early in the season, usually in when flowering. Both these trees
bably people being planted more profusely, as trulya sucker freely but on a lawn the
blue valuable climber for any situation April and May and lasts a long time.
seeing grass grow spontaneously sprouts are easily kept down. A
without care at the North and and affords a grateful relief to the The clusters of flowers are nearly handsome small tree, with similarly

finding that no amount of care would general green surrounding most of the round or somewhat flattened, not long picturesque foliage, is the Feathery
beautifying -
houses in Florida. The art of
and cone shaped like those of Grandi Sumac ; and another, as fine, yet different '
it than few
keep growing more a
the homes here is sadly negleted, is the cut-leafed of
months here, they have become discouraged all for the orange. The day is not flora. It is especially suited for the Sambucus pubens-Red Berried'Elder

and made few distant when there will be more attention decoration of cemeteries.
very !, -strong young shoots of which look \
with other grasses. paid to beautifying the homesof Otaksa is very similar to the above like purple-black hearse plumes, and
South Florida. A few dollars anda that the flowers have and '
except are bright a strikingly unique fine'ap
It is question whether we labor will
an open little extra produce won- This discovered
pearance. variety was
have any grass which will make a derful results that are joys forever. pink. Mountain botanical
on Tassy by a
lawn equal to one of Northern blue The Wistaria, white and blue, are If any one has tested other varie- party from State College, Pa.?'
also valuable additions as climbersfor ties, will they please report the result.
.4 The Ailanthus is not a desirable
grass.What the climate of Florida ; are bur
is commonly known in this rarely seen in any collection here. Eor the FLORIDA DISPATCH: tree to have near the house on ac; ,
State as "St. Augustine grass" i is very' \Vhy this: apathy in adornments of Our Country Roads. count of its offensive odor. ,1

coarse, and. does not seem to mat to home is incomprehensible to me. Alluding to this subject in a recent .

gether so as to form a close even when there is i such a climate as thisto letter to the DISPATCH, Sherman For flowering in American gardens .
produce such wonderful results the the Gaillardia, ;
through summer
sward. Adams of Gabrielle
Orange county,
with such little there are not
expense an excellent plant. It does not.mind '
Burmuda grass is very highly rec homes that have those pleasing Fla., says : '
many heat or drought,, and flowers tinfrost.*=J1'
ommended, by some? while others say objects that make homes attractive. "One thing too much neglected in Though annuals, they propagate I from

that it is impossible to keep it within Why this neglect of improvements ? Florida, as well as in other localities, cuttings much as Petunias do.
Is there no other attractions except is attention to the sides of the road
bounds, and if it once gets a footholdin trees? ways. Clearing them of bushes and Do not forget that Japan, and all

the land it will overrun the whole orange Let every one who owns a home palmettoes considerably enhances the ,other lilies like a rich, cool soil. Some .

place. Probably this is an exaggeration try and make that home as attractiveas value of the adjoining property and of the most successful we ever 'saw", ;!: .

at, any rate it cannot be worse, they can. Try and excel your also makes traveling more pleasant to were planted in among a lot of Rhododendrons ;' :

than: blue grass; which, instead of running neighbor in the way of beautifyingyour the pedestrian. Log or plank walks where they were kept very,;j1'. ,.-
about house the occasional would also cool. .' (
grounds your by over sloughs
along the surface of the j
upon planting trees, flowers and vines of be a great improvement and are desire Do not water the leaves of Rex Be- ,-' I, :

soil, spreads by means of underground all descriptions. There are plenty of able.Do gonias. It injures the lustre. The*l; ',: ,'
ttems, which start out in every direc- native plants that can be used for not people make a mistake in leavesiof: the flowering varieties mayHt-" ;f -

tion and come to the surface where beautifying. your. grounds, that will cutting all the trees out of the road- ,be watered without injury. :Jfi'14"; .

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help the poor lad out by saying,j And now what shall I say of Florida two Chautanquas and to attend

y.IoIIle Interests "Well, well, my son, you can begin by : ? Is there anything left unsaid of their convention These associationswill

speaking of the weather, and one thing I this "Italy of America, sanitarium of do! more for Florida than every-

BY MRS. E. A. HILL will bring on another, and you will the nation, kingdom of the orange ?" thing else combined. Health seekers
soon have conversation enough." If I only had) access to your Northern may enjoy with the balmy air, intel-

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: So, when Alice said last week that newspapers, I could give you one I'I lectual and) soul satisfying pleasures

Musio. she had begun work upon her tidiesor dozen other descriptive names that I listening to the eloquence of the best

"Music hathcharms, to soothe the savage furniture covers, and worked a but the new residents have given it since teachers and lecturers in the land.
breast." ton-hole stitch in red cotton, I thoughthow they have moved down here. We The cloying monotony of hotel life

How sad to contemplate the fact pretty for bureau covers, and originals still harp on before the give place to quiet intellectual enjoy-

that there are so many households in then, as white bedspreads are not a* war," when the war-like Seminole I ment. ... .
fashionable as formerly how will a roamed the forest. I, however, am -- -
our land who can "give us no song to Girls don't estimate the worth of
turkey red cover for the bed to match, iconoclast enough to prefer the Queen
cheer:" It' has become very notice- tacked with white, and then some pil. Anne cottage to the wigwam ; the young men by his ability to talk soft

able in our congregations that very low-sllams of same material, with em- scream of the locomotive to the war- nonsense, npr> by the length of his

many, perhaps most of our young broidery, and then (you will laugh), whoop ; and I enjoy the fairy-like mustache, it won't pay.

people, sit with 'closed lips 'during the but we must put red fringe at the top steamers, I think, more than I should ---. .
of our white curtains, and so on, ad the birch bark canoe. Recipes.LEMON .
singing. Why should vocal music jinitum, as you say, until we have aright The natural recourses of this nationare
confined to the"favored few," or the pretty red room. wonderful, and as I saw the hundreds PICKI.ES. --Choose a dozen
fresh, sound lemons off the
singer's seat? P. S. We began on mother's room, of invalids from your land of scrape
outside with a piece of broken bottle,
We know it has been forbidden to as we want to brighten her up as! she snow and sleet, basking in the warm then cut into fou-
is getting older. Yours sunshine I felt how unworthy we were lengthwise quarters,
say, "The former days are better than do not cut them quite asunder hut let
ELSIE B. of such rich blessings when we allow
these." Yet, if the world is on the the saloon curse, national protection.I them just Hang together. Rub the
Shall we whisper a secret in the ear
rough outside with alt also fill the
whole much feel
improved, we assured came on the train with a gentleman -
of Elsie? The girls who to brighten cuts in the them
try same manner ; put
that in the matter of song the former who had harvested and shippedhis
mother in her old are at fifty into an earthen dish that will just hold
up age "And he said ..
much these orange crop. ,
days were superior to
them salt them and
per cent. premium these days.-ED. with disgust "I must' take off ; sprinkle more on
days, in that all the youths and H. I. linen great coat and, straw hat and turn them over once a day, let them
maidens were taught to sing al t .4 work in the snow to save my maple lie four! days. Parboil twelve clovesof
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: small onions
garlic cut into
most without exception. inTermont" or
Rejuvenating Old Clocks. sugar
slices add white
Some of mothers recall I tell ) dear folk, ; one ounce sugar,
our can you my you cap
handful of white mustard seed and
Did any of your readers ever ascer- a as
tured us once but the tables are
with delight the weekly singing schoolat tain the much will lie
reinvigorating powers of ker- cayenne pepper as on alime.
turned. The South is\ capturing
the "old school-house," where singing osene applied to old clocks that from loveliest and best people. They have your Sprinkle some salt over these

'was taught as a "matter of course"to long use, without cleaning and oiling come down here and as they say, and let them lie in the dish togetheras
the have become too tired to run ? I have long as convenient. Then have a
pupils, as reading had been have found what Ponce lIe Leon
tried its beneficial effects on two clocks. stone jar ready, take out the lemon'sone
he found in
thought 1512perpetualyouth.
the of this
through day. Speaking
The first, a small mantel clock, I by one squeeze them a very little
subject in relation] to the interests of turned d and in the in
upside wn, and poured the They do all the bragging for us, lay carefully jar ; lay
home, The Household uses the follow- kerosene on ,the works. It had not for even Bunker Hill sinks into in- spices all about them and tie them '

ing suggestive language : run in a year, but it revived in a few significance where Florida is con- close down. They will be fit to eat ina

"There is nothing that gives more minutes, and has worked finely ever cerned.I month. Sugar can be added when
since. The other, a large eight day eaten 'f preferred.
pleasure; or that can be enjoyed at a listened amazed to a confab be-
less than clock< I took out the works, brushedand arrival from New COLD CABBAGE
cost ..music. Unlike m st tween a new England SALAD.-Chop fine
enjoyments it leaves. behind no illetlects.nor wiped them, poured on a liberal and a Massachusetts man who sprinkle with salt and pepper and

is,it followed by any disagreeable application of kerosene from the can, owned several: groves and coming sugar cover} with one-tliinl, water, and
reaction Music\ is at all and in a few minutes repeated the application South. several years ago "a hopeless: t two thirds vinegar. .
times for its strains and put the works back in invalid he paiii well and
appropriate, can as was now To BKOIL
SHAD.-This delicatefish
be modulated,to,'suit every condition the case. It had been in the habit of hearty and had made quite a f fortune.( is excellent broiled. Clean and

of the .human. mind. It serves to stopping occasionally. It now goes "Astonishing improvements for sucha
wash it, split, then wipe it dry,
all right, but a little faster than be *'
cheer the, droopiiige, spirits, to nerve new place, ventured to remark the
sprinkle and salt broilit
the warrior' fore. Shall have to lengthen the pnn- pepper ;
deeds valor Connecticut "New
to of and it gentlemen. snappishly like mackerel.
sbti ih &l.the' anguish'of a dying hour. dulum. SHERMAN ADAMS. replied his Massachusetts
Gabriella Orange County, Fla., April 21.
In the home circle its power is beyond brother, "Why, Florida has the TOMATOES AND ONIoNs.Personswho
estimate.) For the inmates it supplies For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: oldest settlement in the nation ; it is are fond of onions will enjoy a

entertainment ever acceptable ; to, -the Utilizing Palmetto Roots. not new at all. And there i is only (me dish made as follows : Slice two large

+ young: it does more, it constitutes a In one of your late issues a con Florida." "Delightful climate," mod- onions, boil for about one hour or

strong'attraction, and' by) its sweet influence tributor asks "What to do with pal estly said the brother from the Nut- until they are perfectly soft. Pour off

mote thau one inexperienced metto roots." I would respectfully meg State conciliatingly. the water. Add a pan of tomatoes

youth) ,has !escaped the "tempter'ssnare. answer, never burn one needlessly. "And that's not all," replied the prepared according to the above re

.*' n' __ Throw them in the fence corner and Bay State man. "No soil like it. Whysir ceipt.

Parents: and those having charge of let them dry, and when split in two if you plant a nail it will grow intoa SCRAMBLED: TOMATOES.-Select tomatoes -

the education of children can bestow he will find them one of the best arti- crow-bar. There is everything here not over ripe, peel without

upon their offspring or wards no more cles of fuel for a cook stove, using climate, soil, everything" scalding and 1 cut into rather coarse
precious, ;boon than a knowledge of other fuel to start them. If he has: a And it really seems so. There are bit Add about two-thirds the quantity

music whether! partial or thorough ; wife she will soon appreciate the comfort ) forty-four different varieties of wood. of breadcrumbs ; have the bread

for: ifpne, is able J )only to sing, 'or perform of them. F. MARCY LYNDE. The Royal Palm grows one hundred stale and the crumbs not very fine.

as,ra means. of self-amiuement, Plcolata Fla. and twenty feet high, with a trunk as Put ad into a porcelain kettle, add a
even that is worth all the time.and A Tribute to Florida.BY white and smooth as polished marble. bit of fresh butter and cover till the

money requisite for its attainment. Such beautiful lakes, some of them indeed tomatoes are hot ; then stir slightly

Nothing, facilitates the study, 0 f AN EMINENT SOUTHERN WOMAN. seas, so clear it is a "journey over every half minute till finished ; it will

music more than good teaching pieces, We are pleased to lay before our transparency. The plash of the oar take from five to eight minutes according -

and thoroughly reliable instruction readers the following extracts from a makes a succession) of riples like a to quantity. Lift from the

books"For letter recently written to the Union tnousand fold prism. From the soil fire as soon a we get every variety of fruit, from the dish easily and quickly made.
the FLORIDA DISPATCH: Signal of Chicago, by Mrs. Sallie F. air, birds of every plumage, and from ---. .-
Brightening Home for Mother.I Chapin, of South Carolina. Her elo the lakes most delicious fish.
Machine be removed
remember, when quite a young quent language will be doubly appreciated But I am not advertising Florida, from wash grease may in
goods by dipping coly
girl hearing ,mother tell the ofthe for
) by the citizens of our State rain water and soda. '
"No foot of land I there
bashful youth who wished to i possess,
: pay when it is understood I No cottage in that wilderness
that she is a ;
his'sweetheart visit, but could thinkof I only journeyed there." To restore the hair, apply equal ,

nothing to say, his father, who, by constant traveler and knows whereof To take charge of the interestsof parts of glycerin and bay mm mixed.

the way,. approved his choice, tried to she speaks : the W. C. T. U., at the well together.


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402 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.." r MAY 9, 1887..


EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. The "g. and g. T.-U." humorously] The Experimental Station.In l ege at Lake City, benefit more than a

regards experimental station as an another column of this issue will "special locality ?" It seems to us

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. attraction on the Sub-Tropical order, be found a letter from J. M. Pickel, that three stations, one in the tropical

Contents. except that in this particular circus Ph. D., Professor of Chemistry in 0 the region, one in the orange belt, and one

the tail is to wag the dog. Comment- State Agricultural College at Lake in the farming district are necessaryto
TUE ORANGE GROVE-A Short Crop, Irregular -
and Light Bloom Reported ing on this subject in a recent editorial City, prepared especially for the meet the needs of the State.
''from all Parts of the State Some Pre.
diet a June Bloom, Trees Have Put on it says: "What an attraction in con- FLORIDA DISPATCH, upon the Experi-ii Professor Pickel l bases his conclusionthat
a Magnificent Growth and are Looking
Finely, A Full Lemon Crop...... 0 395-7 nection with the hoped for Universityof ental Station Law providing for an $15,000 per annum is cot suffi-
,.__.... ..
00. 0 0
TUB ORCHARD-Deciduous Fruits in Florida would be a well equippedand annual appropriation by the general cient for more than one station uponan

South Florida the Prospects for scientifically conducted experi- government of $15,000 to maintainone exhibit of the inventories and cur-
Peaches, LeContcs Bearing, Plums,
etc.; To Make Trees Bear, How Peen- ment station controlled by the Agricultural or more agricultural experimentalstations rent yearly expenses of stations in
tos and Other Varieties in Florida Can
be Made to Set Full Crops Every Year; ] College!I" in each State. The full text Massachusetts, Michigan and Kansas.Is .
Plat the Orchard .......... .. .. 398 .
FORAGE CRops--Forage Succession Rye, of this law appears in our issue of the [ this a proper comparison, these
Who that had the do
Oats, Pea Vines, Crab Grass, and Beg- ability to
gar Weed in the Sand Subsoils of Flor- 11th ultimo, and we would take occa- States as compared with Florida are
otherwise would ,
patronize an agricultural
in ida Rainy; Texas Weather.Blue Grass. .;. .Making..........Hay..... 399 college for education in the lib sion just here to say, that accordingto wealthy and populous they spend thou-

ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE Lawn the ruling of the Comptroler further sands where Florida spends dollars for
Grass; Woodbine and Wistaria; Hy- eral professions on sciences? It
drangeas; Our Country Roads; Unique is make the puch and their
Plants for the Lawn. .... ._. 0 . .. 400 would be like apprenticing a boy to a legislation necessary to appropriation purposes, experimentalstations
HOME INTERESTS-Music for Mother Rejuvenating; BrighteningHome Out shoemaker to learn the jeweler's trade. available, this throws the are carried on upon a propor-
Clocks; Utilizing Palmetto; Roots; A matter into the next Congress whereit tionately extensive scale. Furthermore -
Tribute to Florida; Recipes.. .. ...... 401 Yet our educators hope to make the
fail the how- buildings implements stock and
may probabilities are ,
EDITORIAL-Notes The Experimental State
Station ,,.... ...;......... .. .. .. ...... .. 402 agricultural college a University, ever that the appropriation will be land for farming operation in these
MARKET REPORTS ..... ._.... ...... ... 403 with the name agricultural tacked to ,
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT... .. ..... 403 it to'give coloring to their claim to the made. States cost many times as much as in
METEORLOGICAL i .o. .... . 0 .. .. . 403 The Professor presents a formidable Florida.In .
MARKETING-Tbe Great Question, How endowment of the general govern
Shall we Dispose of Our Oranges? array of facts and figures showing that California it is proposed to establish
Make Jacksonville the Market, How
the Exchange Can be a Power for Good; ment.We this sum is inadequate to the equip- three experimental stations with

Transportation Depends on Transportation for Truck,,and Trucking Immi- must ask the indulgence of a ment and maintenance of more than this fund which Professor Hilgard,

at gration Home.on. .Successful 0 0 .0 ...... .Trucking.._.. ... ..;. .Sell. 404 number of our contributors in the de one station in this state, and enters an President of the State University estimates -

STATE ITEMS 0 0 0 .. 0 .. 0 0 0 0" 405 lay'which has occurred in the publication earnest protest against the diversion of will cost the first year including
FLORIDIANA-Fort Meade, Polk County; of their articles. We have
now this fund thereof from the establishment and maintenance $4,000
Our Future Prospects; Fruit all the or any part
year............... ..... . 0 .. 0 0..... 408 on hand original and "copy"enough
CORRESPONDENcE-From South Florida, pertinent management and control of the State each. The Experimental Station of

a Chapter of Queries and Suggestions, to fill two issues. All will appear Agricultural College, as provided in S >uth Carolina which for practicalwork
Conditions of the Crops, Tendency to
Diversified Productions, the Subdivis- in due time, however, even if we
ions of Land, etc.....j.......... .... 0 406 act of Congress constituting said is unexcelled in the South, costs
MISCELLANEous-The Experimental Station are forced to reduce the size of our fund. the State $8,000 per year, and this includes -

and the Law Remedy.; The Caute.... .of....Hard.. .. 0 ..Times. .. . 407 ts pes. Continue the good work, gen- The establishment of an experimental the State analysis- of- fertilizersand ---

.. tlemen we can issue a semiweekly, if
; station in this State, now in all other expenses aggregating very

The Week. necessary.No probability rendered possible by this considerable amount which would not
(Ending Friday, May 6.) .
We seem to have escaped our one interested l in rural industryin Act, is matter of great importanceto have to be borne by our station

usual drought during April and May. this State can afford. to miss the the people of Florida; nothing or stations. Expensive buildingsand

This equalizes in some measure the current and forthcoming issues of the would do more to foster and promotethe improvements are desirable, but

unusual drought of early spring. The FLORIDA DISPATCH, "brim full" of rapid and substantial developmentof not necessary to effective work, andit

weather continues "seasonable," the original matter written for the paper, our agricultural interests than an seems to us with $15,000 per annum

articles practical not efficient.institution of this kind. The three creditable and useful stations
growing crops are coming on rapidly practically \
result of this movement will however could be established and maintained.
theoretically ,
under the favoring influences of fre- practical, bearing on

quent showers. Vegetables continue to the various subjects of current discussion largely depend upon the shape given Every contemplated improvement and .
the in its Pro- need not be undertaken at
go .forward in large quantity and and of vital importance to our equipment
farmers gardeners and fruit fessor Pickel strikes the keynote when the start these could be added later on.
bring good prices. growers,
to every citizen interested in the State's he says that the fund should "be ex- It would be better to start on a small

Those who do not believe Floridacan i prosperity, as well as to those pros- pended in the interest of the State at scale and start right than to make ex- ,

,profitably produce milk, butter pecting for a permanent, home in large, and not in that of any special tensive outlay for what would not after-

and beef, should read our departmenton Florida. locality." But how is this to be done? wardanswer the purpose intended, the

forage crops in this issue. -1. Florida is unique in the wide rangeof original location of the State Agricul-

From the Apiaries.Mr. her soil and climatic conditions, and tural College at Eau Gallie is one

We give considerable space this .Detwiler, our New Smyrna correspondent the consequent diversity of her pro-. instance in point.It .
I week to a full report on the next
writes us under date of ductions. Our Flora embraces plants is to be hoped that the State will

orange crop. Information as to the April 27th as follows : The month of indigenous to the Peidmont region as not rest content to be the beneficiaryof
for fruits also will
prospects summer April is drawing to a close, and a num- well as those which grow under the the Nation in this matter. Almost
be found in orchard and 'State
ber of the apiarists are feeding their equator. In one end of the State we without exception the other States of
news departments.The colonies. has been
Swarming delayed raise the cereals and "short cotton" of the Union have anticipated the act oj
of cold weather
by reason though a
article on 'Making Peach Trees heavy swarm issued this morning froma the temperate zone, in the other the the general government and made

Bear," by Mr. Wheatley, the well colony on my own apiary. A swarm pine-apple and cocoa nuts of the trop- appropriations for work of this kind.

known nurseryman of Altamonte, Fla., was reported down the river on the ics. In no other State, except California Florida has never expended a dollar

which appears in another column; is 21st The prospect of a satisfactory do we find such a diversity of for this or any kindred purpose,

an important contribution to the pub yield of honey from the mangrove is crops requiring different climatic con- although it is patent that none need ..
uncertain at this time, though there is
lished methods of managing orchard every reason to believe these will be a ditions.In it more than we do. If a direct appro-

,; fruits in this State. If we can get reg- fair yield from the saw palmetto, es view of these facts can one ex- priation cannot be obtained a consid-

ular and full crops of Peen-tos and pecially the peninsula. Saturdaylast perimental station be made to serve erable revenue could be derived froma

other the a fire burned over hundreds of "the interest of the State fertilizers levied
peaches by proper pruning, at large. privilege tax on ,in
of scrub which will no
acres palmetto
fact should be widely circulated. Letus Can the outlay of any reasonable consideration of certified analysis.
doubt bloom profusely and lengthenout
have an experience meeting on. this the season., Bees are in fair con- amount make an experimental farmon Some of the most efficient stations in

point. dition. the grounds of the agricultural col- the South are maintained in this way.

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.. The ,fact should not be lost sight of which the Professor of Agriculture is PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.CHAS Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.

in this connection that the, New Con- to-day teaching Latin and Greek to a The best fertilizer you can buy. One
W. DACOSTA, Publisher ton of Cotton seed Hull Ashes contains
stitution provides for Commissioner few school of .
a boys a "Bpeciallocality. .
.. - -- -- -- ----- more potash and phosphoric acid than
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of Agriculture for Florida which It is ludicrous to call this institutiona TilE FLORIDA DI&PATCII foutand one-half tons of the average of

means, if it means anything, the or- university, which, only by courtesy, Is 21-page weekly,devoted AGRICULTURE, hard wood ashes, or fifteen tons leached
HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATION ashes. Send for circular, giving analysisetc.
ganization of a State Department of could be denominated a college, and and II03h: INTERESTS in FLORIDA. American Oil Company, 18 Broad-

Agriculture, in which the Agricultural it certainly is not a representative institution Dollars Terms per of year Subscription.Two In advance, postpaidto way, New--York..- ---.--- ---
any part ot tbe United States or Canada:
College and the ExperimentalStation of the State. 10 foreign countries comprised in Postal An English officer having been calledto

.. must be operative factors, President Holladay, Profs. Whither Union, Two Dollars and Kilty cents. India wishes to sell his property byprivate
The date when the subscription expires is
sale Lake Harris Lane Park
if' not coordinate branches, if and Pickel and the other members of on the Address Label of each paper, the on ,
any Sumter at Lake front
change of which to a subsequent date becomes county, once. ,
good is to ,be accomplished for the the faculty are gentlemen of the a receipt for remittance. No other re- five acres cleared and fenced, large five-
I ceipt is sent unless requested.The roomed house furnished or unfurnishedto
State by either. In Mississippi thereis highest ability and were they unhampered subscription paper,is unless stopped previously at expiration renewed.of the be sold; a bargain. Terms on appli-

no concert of actio i between the by the restrictions and limitations When a change of address is desired, both cation. CAPTAIN GIRDWOOD.Lane .
the old and new addresses should be given. Park Fla.
college.and the Commissioner, as a re- of the trustees and given the Remittances _-e-

sult, the former being strongest, the patronage that such institutions as at the risk of the sender unless made byreglst.Pred
letter or by check, express order, 'unted.

latter is a mere appendage ; and there this purports to be should receive, or OSTA postal, Publisher order, of payable the Florida to CIIAS Dispatch\V., DAl Pasture for a Two-year-old Colt for one

...: is and can be no experimental station. would make it one of the first of its To Advertisers. year. AddressV.. T. MOSUER.
In Georgia it is quite as bad, the Commissioner kind in the country. TURAL JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a
large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe ---e-
,, performs certain prefunctory By all means let us have a State United States and foreign countries Live :31 u it "'au I cd.
wherever the interest is turned Southward.
duties, the Agricultural Colleges, "so- University, if need be with the Agricultural It IS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUMS A Live and energetic man wanted to
IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- canvass for one of the leading publica-
called, are merely literary schools, College as one of its coordinate -, tate, Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, tions in Florida. AddressPUBLISHER
and the State but let the efforts of the Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable -
societies do what exper- schools, to reach our winter visitors or our DISPATCH.

imenting there is done. In Alabamaand latter be directed to the end for rapidly increasing permanent population. Jacksonville, Fla.

North Carolina the other hand, which it was established. Let the Advertising Hat e .
$100per' inch first insertion cents per I'iiic Itiiimiiu Plants.
where Commissioner, Collrge and Sta- State provide for and 'maintain such a inch for each subsequent Insert on.
Cavendish dwarf habit, large bunches,
Preferred Pavilions, Next Reading or on Cover:
tion constitute one cohesive.depart university. It is not a matter to con- luscious fruit. Plants 1 to 2 feet, $15
SI.40 per inch first insertion; 70 cents per
ment, the most efficient experimentalwork template with pride that, with all the inch for each subsequent insertion. per 100; single plants. select 25 cents.
10 per cent. olf on 3 mouths' contracts. Oronoco, or Horse Banana $5 per 100.
in the South is being done, the resources at our command, the Stateof 30"20"( "on"on 6"12" "" SHRAUER & MESSMORE,

fame of which extends throughout the Florida should seek to establish Advertisements ausr be acceptable In Winter Haven, Fla.
EVERY respect.
t S4
country and beyond.We such an institution, without cost to THE; FLORIDA DISPATCH is sent free to
those who advertise in it, as long as adver- Van Kpps.IIowiird, Knstls, Fla.
were not aware of any schemeto itself, by diverting to this end a fund tisement continues.Address Grove contractor and agent. Land

divert the $15,000 fund from being created by the United States for CHAS. \V. DACOSTA, Publisher, cleared, set with orange trees and taken
Jacksonville, Florida. care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid.
expended under the direction of the another purpose. Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate -
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College, and do not see how such an In view of these facts, should the Wavrly Stock Farm. : .
'" Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic >- H
effort could succeed under the provi- experimental fund be turned over tothe
A No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. Meteorological.I .

sions of the Act. But we do not interpret Agricultural Col'ege' except under Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas_ No. 2,454,

the Act to that said such restrictions aa.will secure its made 778 pounds of butter in one year. : .
mean sum
Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the ----I 1 M K ..: K K .. <
shall be paid over to the trustees of expenditure for the purpose for whichit Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460Panic'sgrandsire I .1an'1Ud.n jo I cs Her calf sold for $12,000. aisle!, a 1JJaA V tr -QOQQ---- ;I. 3DD
said College to be expended at their is designed and in a manner con- a"
Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for $10,000, is a CO3 .-- - --. -
discretion. And it seems clearly incumbent sistant with the best interests of the son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's g. g. z .. a;

on the Legislature in accept-tt State at large ? And might it not be Tallahassee, Leon SCIIRADEU County Fla.Buos. 10" Pc 0c z &Bap uBalt uI.t-'t-*eo t-.,-. -.-r020030 p

ing this gift to provide at what place, well to add proviso that would help .-- __ -...- -- --- ---- ---. "3a S

for what and in what the college into its own proper Mr. A. B. Paxton, of Eustis is doinga n d laDtaA( I I ::-t-t-:ooo::: t*
purpose, manner 'tS:
; -- -
work for Florida --
? good by taking scenes xti -----
the money shall be expended. sphere of the State. He has been to Punta Gor- c)o..3c .uoliaaJJU. 3a .
-H < : "- ;:WWwWW::
da for that purpose, and with one of his 0 rn.
The membership of the Board of a
Telegraph Vegetable Markets. pictures you get a good idea of the scenery >: w oo J I
Trustees of the State Agricultural Col- without the journey. Send to his addressfor ,! wo.--, .... I -- -- .E
Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH: .
lege as enumerated by Professor anything you may want in this line, I sqipaipunqPUB SS8838SCSCltOOOOCI. . 4)dwa ).
OFFICE FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, and he will supply YOU with the best. ct) 0 g ssqouj UJ
Pickel, comprises a list of distinguished NEW YORK, May 6, 1887. ----a- ): x I1'BJUI'B.I II'Ba -
Les than One Bottle Did ItMr. -- -
and citizens. But The following are the market quota- w aal
I respected P. W. Withers Sheriff. s. coSI o.
tions and this date Deputy &IIBQ
on oranges vegetables : -- -- I OO:1.1 97Ny -
unfortunately, there is a general impression Fla.Strawberries,choice_......per q t 31*$ 40 Jeff. Co., Ark., writes: "I can'certainlysay C2; CQfc U'Bali 00 tt-tt.t- I:f*."=' .
E :
good to fine 2 @ 30 that Hughes' Tonic is the best chill Jot --- -- ... :) Or"
that these gentlemen pay very U Inferior......-.. 10@ 20 remedy I ever heard of or used. I used I So.O 0-. wnwlull'11." 1 O'f':o o;b m mb:
Fla. Irish Potatoes, prlme..per bbl 5 00@ 6 00 a, H __ 3 w
little attention to the affairs of the u., small.. ,. 3 00 4 00 only a part of a bottle and used no ct) --- -------- -

and have allowed it Fla. Beans, Wax ...............per crate @ 4 10 quinine and it cured me." :: wmpt'Bli 'JG: co cc oo r-!-x> -0-5 o MSf'S
college, to pass round.............. 50@ 3 50 Prepared by R. A. Robinson & Co., -. --- -
under the, management of the State Fla. Beets" ....flat.........,......_............... "- 2 100 00 3 2 75 00 Wholesale,Druggists, Louisville, Ky. ai'S o 'Ja'aWO.1'8H I, ...r N ae,-;2 ;SSh w
Board of Education which is Fla. Cabbage ........per bbl.150 3 50 Sold at retail by Druggists generally. J.Co v W 1 f
operatingthe .. > .SIIsQ nsaltio xO": ddo ID h.
Fla. Squash,white. .per crate 50@ 1 00 -- 1 o I CI: MM CI:
College in the vain attempt to Fla.Tomatoes . 3 00 4 00 The E. 1tloulie. Florida Floral Per- o 211
J. D. HASHAOEN, fumery Co. will buy the following Flowers -o so
State of it. With
make a University
Agent. : ...
delivered at 45 West Bay St.: 0; :: i I ;: :: : 'i
what result? Thi scollege, endowedby Special Dispatch to FLORIDA DISPATCH: Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind, "SE fIi 0):g."Q.,.; .cd.Q.-.. as

the gift of the United States under PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 1887. at 15 cents per Ib. f4 "" ""'>,>' -o' at to 1.
Prime vegetables in good demand. Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents < = 'tSCf d: :;

the specific condition that its leading Potatoes, choice, $6.00: Number twos, : per Ib.Rose. 1 Sil: IIST5fM m'0yo""" ..."Z
object should be to teach Agricultureand $4.00 to $5.00; Cabbage, SI.00 to 84.00, Geranium Leaves and Cuttings, &4rf> :;
as to condition; Squash 75c; Beets $2.00to 10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb. .
the Mechanic Arts, and incident $3.00; Tomatoes, $3.00 to $4.00; Cu- Petals of Arabian Jessamine, 30 cents
ally such other scientific and classic cumbers, $2.00 to $4.00; Cauliflower, per pound.
$3.00 to Write for Circular giving full direc- St. Augustine Weekly: It is thoughtthat
studies as might be necessary to pro- $5.00.PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS. tions for gathering etc. only one of the large oaks on the

mote the liberal and practical l educa- I-. 4 Plaza suffered fatally from the late fire,
Petersburg Express Crates for Straw- and that one, nearest the slave market,
tion of the industrial classes, has been Orange Trees for Summer Planting. berries for sale at manufacturers prices. has been removed..The crew ol I the

made a purely literary school, not Budded trees of choice varieties, three- Consignments of Berries, Oranges and Sanchez schooner harpooned a three hundred -
quarters to one and a half inches in diam- other fruits and vegetables solicited. pound turtle just outside the St.
above academic rank, amounting practically eter. two-year-old buds; also sour seed- Send for circulars and stencils.E. Augustine bar on Thursday. Nearly a

to.,.a high school for Columbia lings of all. sizes, for sale cheap. BEAN, bushel of yellow eggs an inch or more In
A. H. MANVILLE, Waycross R. R. wharf diameter, were taken from this monsterin -
county and contiguous territory, in Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. the operation of dressing.

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44 ---'THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.-' [MAY 9For 1887.

of stockholders and conform to a new other, for very obvious reasons. If destination in salable on'er' ? Other
JVap order of things and enter the field Florida Oranges are ever sold at wise we must look to some other
next season determined to win suc- auction to any great extent, it must be source for the "needful," or we shall
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the FLORIDA.:J ., '.;DISPATCH;: ):. .' ,: at some point where the fruit would need in vain. We do not know how
THE GREAT* QUESTION. cess.To lead off with, I suggest that as naturally concentrate in large quantities other sections have fared but we have
the chief business of the Exchange is and which is also easily accessibleto some old truckman here who under-
to properly market oranges, the boardof buyers. No place combines all stand the business and they have not
How We Dispose of Our
directors be so changed that at these requisites so fully as Jackson- been able to realize but very little
Oranges.As least four members of said board ville. Thousands of boxes pass throughthe more than transportation charges.
one of your correspondents suggests shall be members of well known and city daily, during the season, and This is a state of things to be deplored;
all, questions, of seedlings vs. reliable fruit houses that have large if they could not be sold here there many eyes are looking on, those who
budded, ,trees' :variety vs. variety, and trades and are well established. would-be but little delay in reaching are far away in the cold and would
locality vs. locality;sink into insignificance These houses are to be located one I other markets. Now if the Exchangewill gladly come here without delay, could
'when' .brought face to face'with each in Boston, New York, Philadel- devote its energies to making they see any chance to make u living.
the' all-important l ';question, how to dispoqe phia and Chicago.I Jacksonvi le the market for Florida Shall they come? What inducements
of theorange,, ;" ,crop. Practically feel confident, in the event this oranges it will (possibly,) prove itselfa '.can we hold forth to them ? If you
theExehange( :has failed to do this suggestion meets with the approval of "power for good" to its stockholders, know any answer to these questions,
work with advantage to'the grower., the stockholders, that four membersof the orange growers and-Jacksonville. speak, for the time for action has come.
I am a pioneer in' orange culture. the present board will resign to A. F. STYLES.Oak Shall we let the travel go westward,
At least seventeen years ago I made make room for the four new members Bluff Grove, Jacksonville, Fla., April while we have better inducements to
my first ,venture, and have, remainedever selected as above indicated. 28,1887. .-.-< offer in every way, if we only would ?
since at,the same old stand. In I hope to see a full discussion of For the FLORIDA DISPATCH) : Now is the time to concentrate your
former years,''when I cultivated truck the Exchange and a plausible, practi- TRANSPORTATION FOR TRUCK. forces and not wait for the "sweet bye t
between the' trees'and my commissionman cable and satisfactory solution of the and bye." To-day is the time, to- ,
sent bill of Trucking Depends on Transportation is in the future will
me a charges againstthe difficulties morrow always ;
shipment, I comforted myself with S. MOREMEN.: and Immigration on you make a move in the right direc-
the' ''thought that when the golden Switzerland, Fla., April..28, 1887. Successful Trucking.The tion ? If you will, California must
fruit ,comes, and reaches the market -- *- -- following, from a well known take a back seat for we all love sum-
there will:,be no more of these things, For the FLOKIDA JACKSONVILLE DISPATCH.MAKE THE and reliable ominission house in New mer showers, and that State has only
but all will go ,well, and my bank account MARKET. York, under date of April 12th, ex- winter ones. S. L. REED.
will enlarge. plains itself,and appeals to all who are Pitman, Fla.
Isoughtdiligently for honest and interested in the prosperity: of the Stateto It is probable that the solution of
reliable dealers in fruit and found How the Exchange Can be a Power look into this transportation busi- the "Transportation for Truck" lies in

them., But on account of such wide, for Good. ness and make right the things that the refrigerator car system. This system -
wild and of Your criticism of the Florida Frnit about it. There is
.i indiscriminate shipping are wrong no question has been introduced into California -
fruit,from thegroves, the markets were Exchange, in a recent number of the but that it can bo done, and must
driven into,chaos. DIHPATCH seems to be justified by the be, or our trucking business, which is on a very extensive scale for trans-
So we hailed with delight the idea evidence sent in by the orange growers the hope of the State,is killed out forever -- porting all the perishable products, of
and organization of the Florida Fruit from all parts of the State. The Ex- : "I see 110 reason why you should that State, and has been tried this
Exchange. I endorsed it from the change "has been tried and( found become discouraged{ in shipping this season with good results with Florida
start'and' '' patronized it with my consignments wanting." It has been tried by many season as Florida produce has never tnick. Under conditions it
', with but two small excep who could illy afford the loss which come Letter than it has this year, with proper
tions. Being fully convinced that their faith in the Exchange and their the exception of a few packages of costs but little more to move the pro
organization was absolutely necessary endeavor to uphold it has brought stuff that arrived in bad order. Of ducts in this way those as ordinary
for self-preservation. Now, after two upon them. The feeling of dissatis- course, peas and strawberries are the freights, and the vegetables fruit, if
seasons, the conclusion is forced upon faction is too general and wide-spread, principal things that generally arrivein properly cooled down before shipment,
me that something is radically wrong that the Exchange can expect to handle bad condition, but fancy berries of will keep as fresh as when gathered .. -
in the practical working of the Ex- but a very small portion of the late have been selling for good prices.
change. I do not propose to undertake coming,crop, unless there is a changein The weather is warmer now, and ship- for some weeks at least.-ED.
to correct the errors by severe the managment or some new plan ments are apt to be larger and there :
criticisms or by using unpleasant epi- of operations adopted radically different may be frequent occurrences of this For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
thets, for I believe the gentlemen from that already pursued. kind ; but the outlook is favorable for SELL AT HOME.

composing the board of directors and I, It was impossible, under existing beans, egg plant, cabbage, tomatoes, -
the management are men of business conditions, that the system of auction etc., and if cabbage is large, solid Let Them Come Here For the Fruit.It .
capacity and,!integrity ; that they have sales adopted by the Exchange in New heads, very green, it will bring four seems to me the proper thing for
this orange interest at heart and are York and Boston, .could result in any- dollars. It will be difficult to ship every fruit grower to do is to use his '
earnest in their endeavor to advance thing but failure: Because foreign peas and have them arrive here in best endeavors to sell all the crops on
the general interest of the orange oranges are successfully sold at auction, good condition, unless from points the trees. I think if we say so it can
grower. Yet it must be acknowledgedthat it does not follow that Florida orangescan farther north. They must, be pickedat be done. I have nothing against the I
as yet no advantage has beengainedover be disposed of at the same place, the proper'time and make a through commission men, or the Exchange.
the old system of marketing in,,,the ,same; way. connection. If exposed a few hours: Suppose that they are all' honest, it,is
.the fruit My average is far lower All foreign fruit must enter at a sea- on the steamer's wharf to the hot sun too big a thing to be handled by a
this season, than any previous year. port., New/York/ being the great com- it is sufficient to damage them, and few. I did think the Exchange was
So that I have fully decided that un mercial center of,the country, receives they are certain to arrive in bad order. going to be the means of bringing .the
lessa] ? more. practical plan of marketing nine lenths'of! this fruit. ,Dealers That is one of the great faults in manyof buyers here, but two years has demon
'the crop is devised than which is throughout now in?vogue, I shall return to my old is the only point where they can re get heated up and, in fact, almost this year's prices have been very un
friends'among the commission men. plenish their stock; consequently cooked on the steamer's wharf before 'satisfactory. Now, these commission
Feeling, however, that organizationis whenever a sale takes place they are starting from the State. Some years houses have the advantage of ,us, and
the better plan I do not propose to there, either ,in, person, or represented, ago, in Florida I have seen them piled also the Exchange, which is the same
give'up the Exchange until it has a by a broker, hence competition is up on these' small boats right near a in effect. They have nothing to l lose.All .
fair opportunity to consider, reorganize lively and fair prices paid. With boiler, where they could 'not help but they have at stake is their com '
and adopt other methods that Florida oranges all the conditions are get badly heated; and 'then when' mission. Now they say to us, send
promise more: success than has been at- changed! It is just as easy for the, going into the cars, or'vessel l J in this i along your oranges, wewant them all,
tained as yet. I invite the careful grower to send his fruit to Cincinnati, condition they are certain 'to..become : we will get you, good ,prices ; so we,
and dispassionate consideration of Chicago, St Louis or St Paul, as it is I worse before they get ,to New York." i send to them. Now, some of the men ,
this, to us ,orange growers,,the most to send it to'New York, and hundredsof Those peas, strawberries;, etc., ffthat I have a much larger trade'''than others.
i important of all questions, how best thousands of boxes are sent to these arrived' in 'market'unfit" for\;,sale l ''is:a' : Suppose A can'sell 100 boxes per day,: "
to''dispose' of our fruit. For, ;myself, places each season. When thereforethe blight on: the,life of ,the, Slate t 'and a B 50 and C 200, and .BO on. Now, ....,.
I believeit.can;; be best, accomplishedby Exchange puts a few hundred blow at its vitals..! Wake up men they do not tell us how many they can;, $
..reconstruction of the Exchange: boxes: ''at auction in New York, thereare and brethren, slumbering time is sell, and we do not know which one of .
lit:'those who are "interested'' and seethe none but near by, or resident I about over. If we raise the things these, our neighbor in Sumter, or 'Orange '
importance',of'this question formulate dealers, (and possibly some commissionmen and deliver them ,to you ,in,good.order or Volusia county, is going'to .
"plans 'how, this, work,can 'best be. ) to compete for the fruit, and will you not see ,that they are 'care ship to. I have sent 'a few'boxes/to
done.. And:then have a call meeting t these men will not bid against each fully handled i and delivered at their B, he gave me good prices, BO my, :, .
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neighbors think, and so' I send him MONROE COUNTY. I laid 700 dozen which realized an average -

100 rboxes,-Neighbor Smith sends 300, (State. Items, Key West: Democrat : Mangoes are I of twenty-five cents per dozen,.while

Jomflf400. Now, we Fee! ) that B has coming into market, and we can once 300 young' chickens netted S60-the entire -

750.boxes: more than his trade calls more commence to live..... Collier and cost being.about $3 per week.

for;; the refiuliia) : that he has'to force ,, ALACUUA COUNTY. I son dred have dollars already their cleared thirteen hun- Orlando Reporter: B. Garrett, living

thenron, the. market at he Micanopy .Gazette: Adam Reeves I Collier has on tomato crop. Wm. near Maitland, has raised this, season
any price already sold over five hun-
from the sand onions twelve inches in
brought the
In some garlic yesterday
can-getistill, he will his, commission dred bushels of tomatoes oft"a little
get leaves ol t which measured twenty-nine over circumference, which were planted last
two acres of land at the rate of five dollars -
on them if he sells them at ctober. Since October this
: one- inches in length, ahd the tubers one and same gentleman -

twelfth of what''' he usually gets?: for his one-half inches in diameter... .Mr. no per bushel in, and farming yet people.. There say thereis is has succeeded in raising two
Frank ,. received money crops of Irish potatoes a small
fifty boxes; Next comes the Exchange. Hagood a check yesterday in truck upon
more farming in Monroe
of $110 for thirty-three crates of money piece of pine land, 12x24 yards, and using
They have a large lot ; they must be beans; He is now shipping some county than in anything else a workingman only wheat bran fertilizer. The'seconacrop

sold. Buyers come and see that thereis fine ones. very can do anywhere else in the United amounted to seven bushels... ..

a(large amount and know they must BREVARD COUNTY. States. Grapes will certainly be plentiful around

be 8)ld. ,Ail : is made between ORANGE COUNTY. Oakland this year. There are lots of
agreement ( -
Cocoa Messenger We don't mind tell-
: Mr. Winkelmann's Delaware
Apopka Union Captain Rose is goingto young grapes on -
,them not to bid :what fine onions raise down
knowing ing : they have five hundred and fifty acres of vines, and his Scuppernongs are
they ,will get't them at their,own prices. about Tropic, on Merritt Island. Theyare rice planted on his St. Cloud place near powdered with young blossoms. Mr.

The Exchange gets'commission*just not so large as some we saw from KisSlll1Illee....The wisdom of planting Cilden's vines are full also, and he will .

the: same. Now\ suppose,.'we say' to there last year, little but they better.are The just whole as shade trees in front of property, is made have an abundance of grapes this sum-
good, probably a conspiciously at this of mer. Some man will get rich here yetraising
them '"'If, have,Otl'r fruit apparent season
"you you must southern' end of Merritt Island is one for the market. He can
the in the increased and enhanced grapes
come here and buy it of us, and, pay,, solid, magnificent fruit and vegetablefarm. beauty year of the place. raise two tons of grapes to the acre in
,The lands are highly productive.
foritbeforeit: ; leaves the State. Then South Apopka.
lastingly fertile, and valuable. They EUSTIS LAKE REGION.
that!makes them interested
they 'raise. everything in the vegetable line Col. Norton is probably as close an Tavares Herald: People are prone to
will;not be apt to buy, more than they adapted to this climate in great profusion observer of the growth and habits of the. declare that nothing but but sweet potatoes -

can handle conveniently, and have and.the highest perrection. The orange tree as the State has. In answerto ; and oranges can be grown in Flor-

their, fruit, shipped, to them when water protection is perfect, and bananas, our query what was the cause of the ida sand. In this office is a bunch of

needed. A, B,. C and D, will do the guavas fruits thrive., pineapples, oranges and like complaint this year from every locality, oats brought, between to us four by and A.five B. feet Mahon in height, who,
of the trees are not as freelyas
same and fair blossoming found them in the
they can give us a they have in former the Colonel growing soil thrownon
price:for our fruit; and they can make CLAY COUNTY. it was undoubtedly years caused by the top of one of the log huts on the line
,much than thev The Spring: The t first honey of the says of the T., A. & G. road near Lake
as or more do freeze. The tree spring
now. orange every
to market Mr. Melton. If oats will in this
season was brought by
Some say it can't)be,done. I think it Moorhouse, and purchased by Mr.\ Ed- put on a growth which is the bearing ner, under such conditions, what mightbe
wood for the next The
can. Are not buyers sent out to The made native year. severe in the of
buy gerton. honey was by weather of winter of 1885 and 6 cut this expected way a crop, prop-
wheat;.;corn,. oats, rye, barley, pork; wild bees, in frames furnished them, growth oft in a measure, consequentlythe erly cultivated and fertilized?......A
beef.lard butter cheese each frame containing exactly one pound, disease of the tomato vine is spreadingto
eggs, apples limited blossoming:; qualities of the
and sold for extent in of the
was twenty-five an alarming some
peats, peaches, plums, in short, .fir pound. This i is another of the available tree this year. This spring a magnificent patches. It first manifests itself in the
growth has shown itself the yield for
everything we have to sell there are industries of Florida, which will becomea pith or inner part of the tap-root: and
the future be looked for
buyers to buy. Do not let us be popular addition to our farm resources heavy year.may... Vegetable as extremely in- soon the whole vine dies. We have
...Mr. Moorhouse of Hibernia growers of the most vines
afraid our oranges will not be wanted. thi, section of the country are rejoicingwith seen some vigorous .
into market this laden with fruit wither and die in
brought some.cabbages a day.
Florida...oranges- are good-though'- week? which might well!l" be styled hotel 1 an exceeding great joy, and are We don't know the remedy for it. nor

some will persist in growing seedlingsbut cabbages, as one woulujiave been sulli- I shipping Ft. Mason their_produce John erery VVoiloru_day.': _has At even the cause of it, and would be thank-
do l,not force them on the market cient to have satisfied the palates of all Capt. ful to be enlightened in regard to it.
already shipped over 500 crates of fine
before they are :wanted. Let "Come" the guests of an ordinary sized hotel. tomatoes, averaging in price from 3.50 .
:Mr. Wni. Hendricks of these POLK COUNTY.Ft
: bought one
bexmr watchword and shall to $4.50 crate. He will ship several
we come per
cabbages and sent it up for The Springto Meade Pioneer: Mr. E. R. Childershas
I thousand crates before the season is
out all right. Oranges are too fine a gaze on, size up, etc., and we emphatically over. a number of grape vine cuttings
There is finer vegetable in
fruit for'' this,.whole "Yankee nation"to 'pronounce it the "champion" cab- no country which were recently sent him from
the world than this and we to
expect see
turn fa cold shoulder on, and push bage. This king of all "heads" was an inci eased planted Washington, and have been planted out
byon the other side. stripped of all outside green leaves, and acreage every year. ten days, now grown fifteen inches
placed upon the scales, and there was Kissimmee Leader: In the oftlce of and literally filled with fruit. This
conclusion, let< me say, I would found to be seventeen and one-half Aderhold & Johnston can be seen a beet, seems to us one of the most remarkable

' nrge all growers to stick! to the faith," pounds of an excellent vegetable in one raised by Tom Bass, which measures things in its line that we have ever seen.

and ,improve our stock as much as we package-the circumference of the solid nineteen inches in length, seventeen The cuttings were rooted last season, and

canand, to all buyers "Come head being three feet seven inches.... inches in circumference and weighs ten had been buried several days in moist
say By degrees are our truckers and farmers. pounds .. Osborn & Summerlin have dirt, before planting out, which gave
and there will be
a bright future for) bringing the science up to such perfection -! been shipping tomatoes from Island Park then a start as soon as they felt the heat

Florida. R. W. PIERCE. that this pleasant, independent and every week since last December. ... .W-. of the sun. . .Mr. W. M. Rail is pre-
Indian Springs, Fla:, April 28,1887.Cooperation. health-giving occupation will be no I, F. Prescott, residing about two miles paring to !start a nursery of soap trees.
.. longer coupled with doubts as to the ulti- northwest of town, brought in a common This peculiar tree is a native of China
mate rseult. Diversified farm crops as field turnip Monday which weighed six and makes a beautiful ornamental tree.

well as'diversified fruit growing are becoming and a half pounds. It was grown on or- They are prolific fruiters, tne berries be-
essentially popular, prompted by dinary pine land, and ing about the size of ordinary marbles,
As fifty years ago famines devastated the overdone attempts at "a make or a ticular care or attention .....Fifty-tree having a yellowish appearance, with a

,fair lands from: lack of railroads break"on some one special crop. Each stalks of oats from one grain is claimed hard, black seed, from which the trees

4 and cjieap transportation( ,.so now there succeeding season developes new fields by Alfred S.Campbell, of Campbell City. are propagated. The yellow hulls which
is famine jn the for new'varieties, which are attended by This, at an average of eighty grains to cover the seed are a splendid substitutefor
fruit-grower's pocket more or less success leading to other and the stalk, gives us four thousand two soap just as they come from the tree.
whenever the orchard.; and .garden more perfect 'successes E rom orangeswe hundred and forty to one. How's that The black seed have a natural polish

yield ,a bountiful._.harvest, because have gone steadily up to all the vari- for pine land? that will last for years, and are largely

there is no properr, distribution of the. eties of peaches, plums and pears, and Fi Sanford Argus: Mr. E. Harrison, of used in making rosaries, necklaces, ear-
from the system of "all cotton" the drops, bracelets, etc.SU3ITE .
produce ampng would-b.e customers. Paola, has been successful in strawberry
farmer has given room to cane, corn,
Last culture of ground.} ninetyfivefeet
strawberries retailed on a
; year
rice, potatoes (Irish and sweet.) together raised R COUNTY.
New Haven for'' ,five cents while the with a truck patch which yields well its square. lie 750 quarts season
before last, and realized on the same Leesburg Commercial: The vegetablecrop
price in Greenfield,, about 100 milesawaywas proportion of net profits. The next "
$150. There is a fact. for farmers to this season has been unusually
fifteen,",cents a quart. And matter'intensive consideration is, to work upon think about. The last season, however, small and prices have kept up unusually

so it,was all;over-jthe land. The, little the than'can be given plan;full plant and no adequate mere corn at- owing to the pressure of other duties, the high. Does this prove that a half is
and turned out but better than whole ? The indica-
towns of and patch was neglected a crop
; 10,0.00 po- tention, and the success of the Clay
252 Strawberries require the tions point that Or the
quarts way. are com-
)ple, ctually,suffered'for lack of fresh county farmer and fruit grower will utmost care, and when well attended to mission men unusually gracious this

fruits moderate.: prices, while in the prove as never failing the seasons that yield enormous profits. A notable feat- year.The beautiful shade trees in the
and .
large) towns) >they, \>ere almost given that come go.MADISON ure of the dens is its hennery. Here are city i square, are the pride of Lecsburg- !...
away and producers hardly! got COUNTY. about 75 Plymouth llocks-that Akin Mivenuer. the owner of Hepsidam
pay Madison Recorder: Madison is becom- yield a product of about three dozen per Farm, on Corley Island. has sold this
for their labor
and in, many cases met ing rioted for fine' cattle. Several milch day, all of which find a ready home )"ear's crop of cabbage, grown thereonby

with .actual loss., The commission cows'can be seenon, the streets that can- market. There are 200 small ones and him, to C. S. Durling of New York,

merphant and retailers it seem mpos; not be,bought'for less than one hundred 40 turkeys. Mr. H. will soon increasehis for $2,00()()per bbl.,.delivered at Corley Island -

sible J to,arouse;t s\the, demands ,of;,the dollars apiece... ..Our truck farmers stock by a large addition of game depot. The crop consists of 2,000.
situation because ,have little in- are happy. Irish potatoes are bringing chickens, which have a decided superi- bbls., and was grown on eleven acres of
they eight dollars'a barrel, so if you have any ority over others as food for the table, ground.
terest.in,.the result. The only remedy to ship now is' the'time..A.'' bottle of and are more disposed to provide for Surnterville Times: For the first twen

for, this: ,annual fruit famine in ,the. preserved! blackberries was :plowed up. themselves. He will also import u stockof ty-two days in April, 3,500 barrels of

midst ofplenty, is forthe;, producers to recently near Greenville, Madison coun- bronze turkey. A year ago, havingmore cabbage; 700 crates. of vegetables, and
organize and employ their ty,.that had been prepared: by :Mrs. Lolling time for it, more attention wasgiven fourhundred crates of fruit, were shipped
for the : own agents; eighteen,years ago, and found to be to the hennery. Then there was by freight from this depot......2,500crates
proper distribution_ of the products as good as on the day they were pre- 125 hens, and by au accurate record kept of strawberries were shipped from

.-American,Garden.; pared.: from January 1st to September 1st, they Panasoffkee within the past week.MAY' .

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and the same is true of cucumbersand and cream. to locate to fix the site of their residence
Correspondence some other articles. Strawberries I do not intend, however, to go intoa conveniently as regards the
.. are putting out a very heavy rhapsody over cream, though I may roads of the future. It would also
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: second crop. Why do not neighborhoods state a few facts with regard to this enable them to save such forest
unite and secure the startingof useful and delicious article at some trees as they might desire to shade
canneries to unite the late partsof future time. I would however, impress their grounds. As the country developed -
the crops of strawberries, tomatoes, upon the public the fact that de and streets were opened; to
Chapter of Queries and Suggestions beans, etc.? By such means the priving the family of the cow is a travel it would ensure straight and
-Conditions of the Crops- wealth and population of any neigh- very short-sighted and in most cases continuous highways. The land own
Tendency to Diversified Pro- borhood could b3 largely increased. an inexcusable polic). Even if the ers would secure higher prices for
duotion-The Subdi- Why is it that so few people grow feed all has to! be purchased at first, their lands with strtets: than without,
vision of Land, cassava! I hear the best of reports thp keeping of a good cow is profitable.The for they would be more attractive and
Etc. ir regard to it from all who cultivatethis feed passing through the cow is more convenient of access. The pur-
In my numerous note books are nutrition root. One cause doubt- transformed into a very valuable, a chaser of a small tract could be sure
brief references of thoughts impressedupon less is found in the neglect to save the complete fertilizer, losing but a triflein of not being shut off from a highwayby
attention made I stalks for seed before the first winter its chemical constituents, while it is some later settler. There is too
my or inquiries ,
frost. in availablefor much "helter skelter" in the
put a shape more readily present
as I have been data with
gathering The farmers are now selling their plant food. As a matter of fact it mode of locating. Besides, these
regard to the physical characteristicsand sweet potatoes at sixty cents per is worth nearly as much, and it is pos strips of trees would be useful and ad-
the progress of development in bushel and expect to get a dollar in a sibly worth more as a fertilizer after vantageous as wind breaks for some
South Florida. Thinking that, thoughit month or two. Fifty cents is the passing through the cows digestive years, while the streets need not
be an omnium gatherum, a chapter lowest I have heard of any having organs, than its previous crude state. be worked until needed. Should the
been sold. Enterprising men can Immense sums are expended annuallyfor section become so thickly settled as to
therefrom be
might possibly of inter- make a good income by raising sweet cotton seed meal for fertilizing pur- require more than one residence to
est to you and your thousands of read- potatoes, and it is really surprisingthat poses. .Better pass it through the each ten acres, each ten acre tract
ers, I will try to give you a sample. they are not grown much more cattle fir.-t, and compost it with muck, would give four corner lots of a trifle ,
First, however, I would remark extensively. They are worth at least or other ingredients to speedily get its over two acres each exclusive of the
that the people of this section twenty-five cents per bushel for feed- full value when applied to the soil, and streets. Should population continueto
inclined to seem ing stock, and can be profitably pro- avoid its destructive effects upon ger- increase, the ten acre lots could be
give more attention to food duced at that (in this section) unheardof minating seeds and tender vegetationand readily halved or quartered to meet
crops this season than heretofore. ThisI price.I its asserted liability to general insect the demand.
consider a very favorable symptomand find that a steadily increasing pests. Except in large business centers,
one highly conducive to substantial number are keeping cows. This is : Some of our farmers and fruit growers few people will desire a lot of less than
} and prosperity in encouraging. Some get the native are using the uncrushed cotton ten, five, or two and one half acres.
progress as
my cows that are partially civilized and seed which they get at $15 per ton, in My plan of division meets all demands
opinion,, growing of eatables ought let them run in the woods by day, en- place of the seed meal at $27 per ton, whenever the requirement arises, and
to be the first and that of oranges and couraging them to return at night by and think it preferable, as they get that in accordance with "Heaven'sfirst
other tropical or semi tropical fruits a giving them an extra feed ; others who the potash and other matters contained law, order." There"is, it appears
secondary consideration. The true are wiser, I think though a cow that in the hull. They compost it to me, a great advantage in systematicand
wealth and highest prosperity of Flor- runs in the woods is better than no with muck, potash, etc., and get ex- orderly provision for the future.
ida is only to be secured by a.diversified cow, buy blooded or graded stock and cellent results. Some compost their Florida is sure to be densely populated .
agriculture and industries. supply them with the larger portion of muck with kainit, ground bone, cotton within a few years and wise far
The orange crop in this section was i their feed at the barn. They tell me seed meal, etc. Others are using the reaching plans will be sure to hasten
much better as a whole than was expected I that it pays even where the feed is crushed cotton seed. It seems that a the glorious development. In the
but many secured very poor I I chiefly imported hay and meal. One number of the best cultivators had set' lake regions, a driveway of sixty to
prices, and consequently curses, both of aiy neighbors uses pea and pea their faces against the use of the meal one hundred feet in width along the
loud and deep, are poured forth on nut vines extensively. He especially alone, they say it is a simple stimulusand water's edge would add greatly 'o the
the Florida Fruit Exchange and commission brags on peanut vines, but his hnrse is without nutritive results, its effect attractions of any neighborhood, especially -
men generally,while the trans so fond of them that his cows get less being strictly comparable to the action if one or one or more rows of
portation companies also receive their than they would otherwise. of alcoholic drinks upon the trees were planted along the upper
full share of blame. It is evident that With crab grass hay, pea vines, human system. What say your read edge.
there must be a radical change in the peanut vines, corn stalks and a varie- ers to this verdict ? the people of Maitland are makingvery
manner of marketing the crops. The ty of other vegetable growths that can I have another query. Could cot- commendable progress in road-
r oranges, on the budded trees especi- be readily utilized, and the ease with ton seed be used advantageously by side tree planting, having set out some
ally, have 'preserved their juiciness, which sweet potatoes, cassava, carrots, sowing the uncrushed seed quite fiftten hundred fine treesmostlywater
flavor and solidity thus far into the turnips, etc., can be grown and utilizedfor thickly upon the ground to be fertil- oaks and magnolias-along their
season. feed, it is really surprising how ized, plowing it or harrowing it to streets and in their two new parks, .
The early vegetables received a con- few keep milch cows. Then too. the germinate and grow to the height of a I during the past two years, under the (
siderable setback from unexpectedlate manure supplied by one or two cows few inches, then plow in the green I Mayorship of Captain Eaton. They
frosts,' to the' great detriment of if properly composted with a fair crop. By germination the transfor- have, also] laid about two miles of
many, who hoped for a considerable quantity of muck and applied to the mation of the seed into matter suita- plank sidewalk during the same period.
income from that source. Those garden plat, would ensure a prolificand ble for plant growth would be hast- This shows wise and praiseworthy
planted']later are doing finely. Quitea abundant supply of healthful fresh ened and the turning under of the progress. The South Florida railroadhas
number' show fine potatoes of eatable vegetables that would make half the green crop would increase the availa- just completed here one of the
size, and General -, of Wood- food require for the sustenance of an, ble supply of humus. Some say thata finest and most tasty depots along its
bride, claims to have discovered a new ordinary family, to say nothing of the somewhat similar mode has been whole line. It is needed, for there is
process of growing that insures immense saving of expensive doctor bills. tried with unsatisfactory results on the largest acreage of orange groves at
returns. He refuses to divulgethe The milk of the cow is also very the corn crop by dropping a handfulin Maitland and vicinity to be found
secret, and I suppose designs to valuable as well as a very pleasant each hill and then cutting down the anywhere in South Florida. They
get it patented, as he claims that the addition to the food supply of any young cotton at the first hoeing. It also have a number of the most lovely .-
people of Florida can well afford to family, and its virtues are becomingmore might work better sown broadcast as pure clear water lakes of which any
pay' him a' million dollars for his and more highly appreciated by previously suggested. section can boast. Besides, they are
discovery. At any rate he is said to the intelligent and by physicians gen- Another suggestion : In dividingland to be seen for miles in every directionas
be having wonderful success. Hopeit erally. Cream is more delicious than for sale, or use, would it not be a well as almost innumerable orange
will prove to be all he claims. butter, and much more desirable as good plan, as a general rule, to divide trees. Some of the residents,, thoughbut
The gardens generally are looking an article of diet, for it contains a each "forty" into four equal squares of few, as yet, I regret to say, keep
quite finely. The corn leaves stretchedup number of valuable ingredients that ten acres each, leaving a roadway of milk cows, and quite a number have
to the top of a tall man's head; the are alineated during the process of about four rods width 'between each flourishing gardens. For the latter,
middle of April, watermelon vines butter making. Cream is readily di- lot ? That is leave a strip in each the lake shore are the favorite locations
were running, branching and bloom- gestable by the weakest stomach and "forty" through the center from North : being usually more fertile and
ing; squashes were of good size, is an aid in the digestion of other to South and one from East to West less susceptible to frost. Nearly the
almost or quite ready to eat ; beans foods while butter is a hindrance. The for present or future streets. That whole extent of the numerous lake
also. In many places tomatoes have housewife well knows how much bettera would make the sub-division lines shores is firm ground. -
been unharmed, though unprotected, little cream makes many ordinary parallel with the Government survey SHERMAN ADAMS.
ana have borne fruit for weeks past, dishes,.to say nothing of strawberries lines and would enable those desiring GabriellA, Fla., April,l8S7.




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nial Report of the gls;e .agricultural) ,college : Bon. A. J. Russell, of Du- the best educated among us know no
a naleOUS. College of Kansas (page 5he, valEx-Gov., Walker of Leon, Jas. more than the most ignorant of the

.._.-..---...-.--..-. -. 'j: ..: .. Twenty-fourth Annnal Report of the i iii. Young Esq., of Columbia, Judge real] value of any given fertilizer.
r.., Michigan; State Board of Agriculture I King, of Alachoa; Judge Baker, of None but a chemist and he only by a
For 18S:FIADIDA DISPATCII! : (pigs :i jltf( ), and the Fourth Annual, Duval, Maj. C. fi. Smith of Madison, certain process can give us an even

tfHE EXpijRliiijNT; ., STATION: .Report o/ the .;Massachusetts State' Gent W. D. Barnes, of Jackson, Hon.C. approximation of its value. Hence
LAW' 'Agricultural Bxperimefif Station L. Mitchell, of Polk, Hon: & Sol the necessity of a fertilizer law protecting

j Inadequate Provision- for (page 180}. .. Crill. of Putnam. the buyer as well as the honest
fhan More Kansas, Inventor; 1886 : Farm ,While the headquarters of the station manufacturer from fraud and disappointment
Under"tlfe due dototol ShouldBe department, barns; and sheds, $0,500' ; ,(laboratories and other main es- by the failure of crops. It
of the furniture and fixtures, $274 ; teams, fablisnments/J) should be at the Agricultural is believed that all the States on the
Agricultural CoTIeVe: horses) and mules, $450 ; cattle, thirty- College.-! where all the analysisand Atlantic seaboard except this have

Norman J. Colman was appointed ni 'e Jifeadf $1,540 ; swine, forty-one delicate sCIentIfic'work should be one, and our Legislature should after
Commissioner of Agriculture by Pres- head, $665;; Impleme'nts; and, harness, done, there can be no doubt that a the manner of the French Chamber of
ident Cleveland. In his report to Congress $2,407 ; produce in barns,. $228.25 } branch station under assistant, sent Deputies declare such a law "urgent."
((1886)) the Commissioner uses crops on ground, $346 ; fish ponds, out by the head station and under its Then after such a law is passed, .and
the following words (pages 8 and 9)). $150 ; wells, $155 ; fences-$757 ; miscellaneous i direction will, at the earliest possible our prosperous tillers of the soil are
"The bill is,not, however, free from ,$56.50-$22,528.75. Hor- dad; be established{ at some suitable all singing the praises of "Uncle
defects, add certain amendments may ticultural Department, orchard and place in the south of the State. Sams" great .sand bar, we will need no
well be recommended here. The plantations, $1,900 ; green-house and J. M. PICK EL. immigration agents, no long winded

atnount which it State to annually fixtures, $3,183.28 ; greenhouse, stock In transmitting the foregoing Prof. advertisements in the papers, but will
Appropriate to each ($15,000)) is and tools] $1,100.20 ; furniture apparatus Pickel : "I enclose a letter, a receive without nn effort on our parta
none too small to establish and maintain $1,031.05 ; tools, implements and says you large steady influx: of new settlers.
station.. To this copy of which is sent to the TimeUnion M.C.
one good permit teams, $786.30; stock in nursery
to be divided and apptoptiated among rows, $158.50-$8,160.33. Total in- also, on the Agricultural Ex- .' \1 rldarln, April 27, .1887..
different stations institutions,wouldat vestment in horticultural and farm periment Station Bill. I would be *- -

once defeat the desired object, and department, $30,689.08. glad if you would give it a place in headache Many persons, more or habitually Jess periodic suffer, strange from,
ioei d of one very strong station in Michigan from inventory, 1886 : the next issue if possible, of nervous sensations, indifference to food
every State; two Of three worthless Farm department, catttle, horses, I your and an indescribable depression of spirits
starvlings would here and there be sheep, swine, implements, produce, I paper. which they can assign no reason for.
found, consuming their allowance in etc., 20563.19 ; farm houses, barns, The letter came too late for last issue Malaria cause, and in the one system dose of is Shallenberger'sPills often the real

the general expenses necessary to every sheds, green houses, pineries, etc., but we take pleasure in laying it will work wonders. A few more
station, with no margin for accom $38,450.00 ; total, $05 01319. before our readers this week. The doses will remove all the trouble.
plishing results. Congress should not Horticultural teams
department, ,
matter of which it treats is of the
repeat the mistake which has already harness, tools, vegetable garden, green
been made, in one State at least, by house plants, etc., $5,767.39; total, greatest importance to the State, and FLORIDA
which a land rant has been so dividedup $5,767.39.Total m' re especially to those interested in the line of the
that no piece can be found big investment in horticulturaland rural affairs. Railroad
South Florida ,
enough to be serviceable, or maintainan farm department, $70,780,58 ; 4
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH : The great highway to Cuba.
institution worthy the name of chemical ]labratory 18000.00 ; botan-
The Cause of Hard Times and the to
These lands are admirably adapted (rowIng -
'Agricultural CollegeBut while ical labratory, $6,000.00 ; veterinary, .
every State should be required to keep $5,400.00. Remedy.We Oranges, Guavas, Pine-Apples,
the allowance intact and assign it for Massachusetts. The experiment must admit we have a very and other semi-tropical fruits,also

expenditure to one and only one space, station as in the case Michigan and poor soil in mo t of Eastern and Southern Early Vegetable* and Strawberries.Town .
permission should be granted for every Kansas is now in connection with the Florida. And while we have the -

State to determine by its legislation\ State Agricultural college. advantage of a mild climate and sea Lots In growing towns along the line

and once for all, to what institutionthe Building of the station on authorityof sonable rains, we must admit that we of Large road.tracts, in various parts of the State,
apppropriation shall be made. Hon. Noman J. Coleman, more must also feed the soil before it will for Grazing purposes, Sugar growing, and
*. than $10,000, cost of running the feed us. One of every new settler's first timber.Map and informationfurnlshed| on applica-
The bill, us drawn, allows onl) one- station one year, 1886. purchases after clearing some laud is tion toLAND

fifth ($3,000)) of the first year's appro- Salaries, $3,149.75 ; laboratory sup- a barrel or more of fertilizer. Now DEPARTMENT Sanford SOUTH, Fla., FLORIDA B. R.,
priation to be expended for buildings, plies, $975,76 ; printing and postage, when one goes through the market in
repairs, etc., and only $750 annually $591.86 ; office expense*, $171.97 ; far- Jacksonville and sees onions from General Land Agent,
thereafter. mer and farm labor, $1,548.36 ; farm Egypt, beans from Germany, potatoesand 82 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla $.
Se "Considering the necessary expenses, supplies, 881216; stock and feed, 450- turnips from Ireland, one must
x especially in starting a station where .86 ; miscellaneous expenses, $388.93 ; suspect that there is something wrongin ROT-NOT,"
of the kind .exists this allowance $2,617.35 our management. That we would
nothing fitting building
up ; expenses For preserving Meats, Milk, Rutter, Syrup,
is quite inadequate, and the restriction of board of Control, 135.15; cash not be undersold in this way by foreigners Cider, and Fruits and Vegetables of every
defeat the of the in bank 1st 1887 $400. four thousand miles away unless kind in their natural state. Tasteless,Odor-
might object January less, Harmless. Enough for five gallons,by
law. For buildings and repairs $5,000 Total, $11,243.14.Whatever there was something wrong some- mail,$1. Intelligent; Agents Wanted.
KING'S A.&P.AOE1'iCY.' 7792d Ave.,N.Y.Clty.
should be allowed the first year, and else may be said of the where. A celebrated writer in central -
the second, and at least $1,000 annu- Massachusetts Yankee he is not a man New York, one who is authorityon
ally thereafter. i that spends money recklessly. Econ- all agricultural matters, said that KIAIEPIANOFORTES.
"The buildings of the Massachusetts omy is one of his strong points. Yet with the manufacture and use of commerc'ial -

Station, neither extravagant nor having spent more than ten thousand fertilizers, the great differencein
large, cost a good deal over $10,000, dollars in buildings for his experiment value between a clay loam and a .
and although models of their kind and station, he spends in addition more sandy soil disappeared. That a sandy UNEQUALLED IN
sufficient for the present income would than eleven thousand annually to keepit soil being so much easier worked and Tone,Touch, Workmanship,and Durability:

have to be enlarged with the extended going. always being in a condition for use Nos.204 WILLIAM and 206 West Baltimore KNAVE Street.& CO.Balt/aton.
operations made possible by the pro- According to the terms of the Ex- when it i ia possible to manure the crop No. 112 Fifth Avenue New York.

posed Federal endowment"That periments Station Bill, Florida's fifteen sufficiently and have nothing left as GI O. F. COLGROVE,
.. was written while the bill was thousand dollars is to be expended un- dead capital after the crop was taken
pending before Congress. It is now a der control of the State Agricultural off was almost as valuable as any I House, Sign and Ornamental

law ; but (', ogress did not heed the College. It is to be hoped that nobodywill other. This presupposes however, we IJAINTER.
wise sug:!' it. ,'t of Mr. Coleman, that be found so foolish as vainly to have reliable fertilizers and have become Special attention given to Frescoing, Paper
$5,000 n It I Iv for the first two attempt to divide the fund or divertits accustomed to their use so thatwe Hanging, Gialnlng and Boat Painting.
years, tiau' $1,000 annually thereafterbe control from that institution. That can tell pretty closely in an average Fourth Street and Adeline Ave., Springfield,
allowed for buildings. So much control is removed from political in- season how much to upply to --JACKSONVILLE... F A.

the greater therefore is the necessitY'for trique and trickery. The fund will "make" one hundred cabbage, fifty I .
not dividing the fund. The fol- be expended in the interest of the bushels of corn or whatever else we .
lowing figures answer the question, State at large, and not of that in any desire to "raise." From these premises Practical VIM beautiful l'Oln.TJtY colored BOOK.1W plate,
What does it cost to maintain an ex: special locality. A sufficient guarantee I"it will be wen that in order to make I bre@ds emrraTnea y how to and caponize deecrtption! : plantar 0111 .
periment station, and emphasize the of this is the fact thai the following agriculture prosperous we must have 14 ponltiT.D4wheTe houses to boy: about Eggs!inca and fr atOrMt?'owls.hi1ed '!
wisdom of Mr. Colman's remarks. gentlemen representing the wholeof fertilizers of known strength and relia Li ASSOCIATED for 13 FANCIERS Cent ;
They are taken from the Fifth Bien- the State are the trustees of the bility. There it will be noticed that In&GUa15 asa-.. tiiii'iiiphu.f..





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to pay five hundred per cent Keepon PIANOS, ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS !'S. B. HUBBARD CO.

:FIozridiana.Fo drumming, but unfortunately I I ,

conditions to be that those Genuine Bargains.
ne FLORIDA DISPATCH. who would can't, and those that could i

Fort Meade, Polk County. won't. FRANK HIGEL. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Osprey, Manatee county, April 25, 1887. Being Solo Agents In the South for
1 Here are some of the best lands for .i DEALERS IN
general purposes to be found in the Fruit all the Year.I THUSHEK, BENT & ARION
State:; The pine lands of Peace river Hardware( Stores and Tin-ware,
put out my strawberry plants in Sash Doors and] Blinds Paints
are exceptional, and the hammocks October and these bear from Februaryto PIANOS ,

are very productive. The best landsare June. My Peen-to peaches ripen in Oils and Varnishes: Pumps,

well adapted to the cultivation of May and I eat honey peaches, from ORGANS Lead. ( and Iron Pipes, Sugar -

rice, sugar cane and tobacco. The June to July, while the old native Mills, Leather and .

orange is to the "manor born" on stock will hold their fruit until Au Rubber Belt, and

these soils. There are many large and gust. I have different varieties of figs, MASON & HAM .. BAY STATE,

productive groves in and around our and from these I pick the fruit from PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. Mill Supplies

town. More than ten thousand boxes June to January. I have vari- of every description..
of Everyone given benefit of our one .rice system .
oranges were shipped of last year'scrop.
eties of plums, and these ripen in and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy:
We are glad to note the fact and June. \ terms of payment,and payment of freight; assumed "
that April, May My Scupper- by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or A HEW DEAL"Deere
our people are not. giving all their
in and
nongs are ripe August, my landing.
attention to orange growing. Our Thomas and Flower grapes from August -

street car line carries to the depot to the middle November. The & Company
loads of wool almost daily. We pre-
and Creole
Oblong orange: are readyfor
dict that South Florida will become the table in October, and later varieties VIOLINS, GUITARS, BANJOS, AC-
famed for the ,
of and
production sheep CORDEONS
on my trees till March, ,
wool. Our cattle men are feeling en- Then I have the Sugar or June pear. Two Horses can do the Sorg of Three

couraged at the upward tendency in and these have been giving me heavy and all kinds of small Instruments offered at .
send for Illustrated cata -
lowest prices. our -
the market.
Jacksonville buyers have crops for two years. In South Caro- logue.
purchased several
lina they ripen ear ier, but with me

head in our county. A gentlemanfrom they are not ready for the table till IN THE COST OP' PLQW1SG
Kansas, Mr. Davis, has introduced -
and It is
July August. bell-shaped .
some fine strains of cattle and Artist Materials Znr inches power 16 inches
and hangs in clusters of five or six.I b ret (br* rtqoired for [ ( .
hogs with a view to improve our stock. think this is far superior to the Picture Frit met*, -

The cold wave of. the 19th of Marchwas LeConte.-E. S. Timmons in the Pa- Fine Pictures, 3,1

disastrous to many.;ardens in tntka News. Fancy Good. .

this vicinity. Watermelons, beans, Album, Stationery.We .
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'and Irish suffered
potatoes especially.
In In
can save you money anything
The lakes in this locality protected ORANGE TREES Music, Art or Fancy Goods. Write' us for

small areas, while in the lake_ regionto prices. -

the east where there are larger FOHSummer ,1

bodies of water, but little damage was Planting.Budded ,.

done. The frost here was the most LUDDEN &. BATES S. M.H. ;t,;. WIu

destructive we have had in many ,
SAVANNAH. GA. She greatest plow 1 !ti Inrmeaent'ef tie tiaei.
years, coming as it did at a most un- Tree of Choice Varieties .

usual time. The wind had blown I
a s 4 to 14 Inches diameter, two year old buds. HARDWARE THE "NEW DEAL" WHEELED U
gale all day, but ceased at sunset. At Also Sour Seedlings all sizes. For sale cheap.A. .
9, ,p. m.; the mercurystood at fifty- II. WANVII.L-K, WALKING PLOWS,

eight degrees, and hence no danger of Jacksonville, Fla. SINGLE AND DOUBLE FURROW.THE
frost was apprehended. The prevail.
"NEW DEAL" is lighter In draft and more
. ing dry weather made the damage 600O Hoolc Agents Wanted easily handled than a hand plow, and cuts amore

greater. The people nothing daunted, uniform furrow.
GEO. L. MoOoNiHE THE "NEW DEAL" I 114 )lighter draft,lighter In
planted again, and with timely rain: Ll1EHF weight and lighter in price than u alky plow
the loss has been repaired. BEECHER.I and will I do air its work. '
THE "NEW DEAL Gang cnts 24 inches with the
'\l. S. T. (New Building at Old Stand.) draft of a 16 inch!hand plow-a saving of 50 percent
April 25,1887. in labor. Does all the work of a tourI -
----.e- I horse riding gang with one less horse and little
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: CD 0 more than hal t the cost.

OUR FUTURE' PROSPERITY. 40 &, 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fl THE "NEW DEA'L" Plows are ALL STEEL '"
I- l1J insuring greatest: strength with lightest weight.
This is no untried and rickety experiment and
Z 4 these claims are not m-ide recklessly to attract at ,
Can Capital be Induced to Invest
K. 6-f, tention. This system is the outgrowth of careful
1 :i
In Anything but Lands and observation and experiment reaching over,period
Orange Growing ? UJG I of.year., with a rational view of the requirements
r .k of the times.
Hardware, Cutlery, Stove and Tinware
I see by your valuable paper that IlnuKefurnlshintr Goods Granite and They are superior to any plows ever offered,
and the most'economical plows ever placed in the
continue to call attention the .
you to Agate AVare, Sash.!' Doors Hllnd. market. Send for circular.

}possibilities of Florida, and with you L Oils, Agricultural Implements,
4 i Iron anti Steellopettelting, State Agents for the above Plow.
I must say "if only capitalists could see I
IIo"e and Packing, I'umps,
something besides orange, oranges, By Lyman Abbott and Rev.S. B. Halllday.Ass't. Steam and Water Pipe ALSO!

oranges !1" and I will add, cease tryingto largely. pastor by ilr.of Ileecher Plymouth himself Church, and,and received dictated bis and Fittings, Four Deere & CO'S Steel Pony. ?, 2 and

buy land at $1.25 per acre, expecting aid and approval; the book also contains contributions Steel Galvanized 3-Horse Steel Plows, Riding,
of reminiscences from
to sell it at $100.00 per acre. Florida over 80 prominent personal writers. This Is tho right Fence" Wire, Walking and Plain Cul. i-
book; don't be induced to get any other. Con Mantels
needs the
,, establishing of manufacturing tains entire life of the great preacher. Agents vators.
industries to utilize her native wanted in every town. K riistnnrfi no hiDflcr- Grate! ,
ance, as we give SPECIAL TEAMS and PAY Etc.Agent. .
products, and such other products asher FREIGHT CHARGES. AMO AGENTS FOR
NOTICE.-All the full
our Agents are given
soil and climate eminently fit her benefit of our LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, which is & r Planet Jr.. Cultivators and Garden Tools
powerftil lever to aid them in soliciting subscri #
to produce. But can capital be in- bers for this book. Washburn & Moens
terested in anything but land Never before has such an opportunity presented
specu- Itself to Agents as is here offered in placing 1',3
lation ? this publication before the public. I
JKB-Write for full particulars and SPECIAL
I have been studying her resources, TERMS,sent free to all, or secure an agency at Orange Lightning Powder,Farmer",'FrIcnd We keep the largest stock ofAUIUCUlrUUAIj ,.
i, and experimenting for the hut; eight once may'by Bending $1.00 for outfit. Book now and lioHH Plow,. Dangler Oil Stovs, I IJIPLEJIKNTSlu
Address, .
WINTER& CO.,Publishers
: Perry & Co'x Celebrated tov M andRangrs
years, and have perfected processes Sorlngfleld, Mass. the tat .
Sou'hiTii (St. Ix>nln) White
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special machinery by Lead, Matury's Pure Colors In 011, Catalogues and Prices went free. Correspondence
which several) staple and profitable industries CONSUft1PTION. I Masnry'H Railroad & LIquid solicited. .

cculd be established. To in- Paints, Fairbanks'
I bare a positive remedy for the above dll'lIe;by its
augurate these require capital but Via thousands of case of the Mont kind and of tang Standard Scales. Address
Itandlnc! have been cured. ) r'ecd.ostronglan' J r faith
how be induced In 1U efficacy thAt I will Fend l TWO BOTTLL3 FREE
can capital to enter
together wltb a VALUABLE RI: :.\T1?E on this disuse S B. HUBBARD & CO.
i into anything which does not promise to any sufferer. Giteexpr&u D&.T.A-SW':1311, IiiFearlSt.NswYork Work to order. Jacksonville Fla .
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The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from
e FERNANDINA. FLA.,for NEW YORK,alter arrival of trains This!; Line offers to the Traveling Public and Shippers of Vegetables
j South from Jacksonville Florida.OARONDELET.' Cedar Key, Orlando and other points In -_ J) York. and Oranges the Quickest and Only Direct Line to New

......-......-..................................Thursday,April 21 T- as-Through( Tickets and State-rooms secured In advance
STATE OF TEXAS..............?. .....................,Thursday,April:28 f principal I I points I in Florida.jeSKTrains .
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO................................Thursday, May A = I eand R. &N. C'1::\ I Depot, foot of Hogan
1 STATE OF TEXAS..........................................Thursday, May 12 street,at 8.20 a m 5.00( p m,on sailing l days,landlug passen-
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO...................... ........Thursday, May 19 i rs o> Steamship's wha r, foot of Centre St.,Fernandina.
STATE OF TEXAS............................................Thursday, May 26 5-For: Tickets and State-rooms and further Information,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO............................._.Thursday,June 2 app It'

R. W. 80UTHWICK Agent,Fernandina, Fla. _. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Traveling Agent. J. M. CUTLER, Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.
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Providence. N. New York (New Pier 3o' North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur
'V Til-weekly connection for York via I the Ocean Steamship Company, I leaving Savan days.
nah'Mondays' ,Wednesdays and Merchants The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
Twice a week for Baltimore via the and Miners Transportation Company,leav- for Savannah direct makinsj connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line from "vew England to the South. .
Savannah Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 'g from Philadelphia every Saturday for
every Thursday. Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving Savannah From Baltimore Merchants and :Miners:\ Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
every Saturday. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S., F.& W. Ry for all
Sailing. days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South.
The Florida'Dispatch Line is the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars rates, stencils and shipping receipts apply
to any agents of the above lines,or to WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Savannah, Ma.O. .
D. OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Fla
H. M. SCHLEY,Trav.Agent,Gainesville. J. E. DRAYTON,Trav. Agent, Live Oak. J. H. STEPHENS, Agent,Jacksonville.::
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A. J. ROSE ;s '

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Improved and Unimproved ProperTo""n Lots! Orange GrovcH.
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c;, Tru.c1.: Garden :I.La1.d.: :
A Correspondence Solicited. P.O. Box 197. A. J. ROSE.

References: First National Bank of Orlando: The K'lUIt'11mpp' lily Rgnk.w .
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FRONT PRESSED BRICK................... ..... ... .....810.00 per lOtO
GOOD FLORIDA .. .. ... .... .... ..... 9.00 ..
." : Lime, Plaster,Lath, Cement,Hair, Fire, Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar.
.' TYSEN, smiTII: Sc CO., 12 West Bay St.



SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OIL Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthv tocks.
i Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LsCONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line

Columbia_ Bradford, Clay Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange, AARON rult Trees suitable to T-AJESIES Florida.: Address,, CS-eorgretOTsni

Sumter Hernando Hilisborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee, :Mftvlfi'RStf:
Consisting of the finest Orange:Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands in the State of FlorId 13 000 Acres
Price$1.23 per acre and upwards, according to location. I tJ the best quality of heavy oat hickory and cabbage hammock having miles of river and
For farther Information apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatica,Fla. bay fronts and best water protection in Florida.. Especially
adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables.

S L. N. WTT,TtIE, W. P. COUPEK, ;... -0 41A ...
.. ... =eg g _;2.0c : ='eo;
Uhle! *"* nil <'ashler. Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. t1 = m i I C0: M80 rdC

"MUrfS n > *-o;3 fcllOww -- x ANTHONY & YOUNG, f wactrftd. ,
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I..a. Lakeland Nursery Company. "ifssJIlclif g Real Estate & Insur. Agents, ;' g
ORANGE LEMON AND LIME TREES & c z Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. :; := i i
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''een-Toand Honey Peaches, KeUfer and LeConte Pears Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan ;, ......0 go, joOf a >-y?
Cj .. Cj
Persimmons' Loquats, Figs Urapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba- : .j 7
aanas. Town property improved and unimprovedIn
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees a Specialty. all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and
Price List free on application. E. H. TISON, Manager.. bay fronts. Pure salt water. Oysters, fish and clams. Lovely building siteson
Lakeland,Polk Co., ''18.i mainland and Islands. Yachting unsurpassed. Correspondence solicited.
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410 J --- -- THE? PLOfilDA DISPAT :- [MAY 9, 1887.

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( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER November 14, 1&36. BOO a m,Trains LORJPA- RAILWA.WAYCROSS \ .
, will leave and arrive as follows:

...;) ,.: c: c: .;' .\ = f>RAILWAY .
rz. c-. .. ;-c:>, ofl'tfClSO : TIME c. HD IN EFFECT DEC. 3, 188&
<:)Z o. .Z 0 .Z'0 .Z 0 ,dO- a Z ',l ZC .a$1! C i 0 .c r o. AND JAVI ATION O All Trains f.n this Road are run I by Central'

.Z a ,Q 0 ::Z .I E E =.Z .=Z '=zS. standard Time-
a. 0 1 8 8 e z f: STATIONS. y 2 1 g ". I 8 8 .. E-t,, Passenger Trains! ill lea l'.1, rrlvedallrRR
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.;3 -C-i-LC ty ti m ,1.= aC, -2--=: : SCHEDULE IN EFFECT APRIL 11, 1887. wEsT INDIA FAST MAtl "?
-2..1 --- Leave Tarawa via S. F R. tt..... 8:00 p m
AM PMI AM'AM' PM Leave--Arrive AM AM AM + PM PM AM Sanford via J., T. & K; W........ 1:00 a m
_? ....- ..: ....... .....:. .... .... ?.R. R..W banL .. :? .. .. _......I ?...... ?...... ......? Standard Time, 33 minutes slower than Jack- Jacksonville;__.... .........._...... 7.0o a m
o 10 80 4 40 5 00 8 50110 00 1 40 .....Sanford ..... 115 2 30 8 as 100 100 420 tl 8 05 sonville local. Arrive Jacksonville: ............__.-..12.00 n'n
3 10.j() 4 48 510 9051O13 7.55 ....... Belair....... 112 2 2t 8 2512 48. 350 405 750 Arrive Waycross.................................. 9:10 a. m
4 ......- ...... ...... ...' ...... .....,- .Crystal Lake_ III ...... ...... -......I ...... ...... ...... From fto Arrive Savannah .................................11:55 a m
6 10 45 ...... 515 9 _.... ..... .?..:. Bents?.. 110 2 16 8 20 _... 3 t5 ...... ...... Arrive Leave Arrive Charleston_............................. 4:50p| m
10 1055 458 525 9 .1. 45 820 ?..Longwood __ Iffi 206 8 101237 33 1 340 725 Read WEST: Read down. Arrive Richmond......_.......... 6:19 a m
,13 1103 503 633 9 10 8 35 _. Altamonte.. 10'2 158 8 0012 30 3 2.5 310 713 No 10 No up.2 Nol No9 Arrive Washington...........................11:00 a m
14 11 en 506 53S 933'11' ZJ 845.... Mayo ....,101 1 5:1: 7 5-1 12261 ;3 ro 258 7 05' 1145 a 7 30 p..Jacksonville.. ..... 8 00 a 300 Arrive Baltimore.................................12:18 p m ,
15 1112 508 543 93l185 955 ..,,.Maitland..... 100 1 15) 7 9,1'123 315 24.5 700 10 40 a 6 50 pBaldwin.......... 8 41 a 4 02 P Arrive Philadelphia......................_._ 2:47 p m
18 1120: 515 1) 52 9 45,1155 910W'interPark! ._ 97 1 40 7 4212 151 3 (J7 2 25 d 50 10(G a 6 28 p.\lacclenny....... 9 02 a 4 31 p Arrive New York........._.............._., 5:50 p m
:20 ...;.... ._.. 6 00 ...... .. .... .......Wllcox...... 95 ...... 7 34 _...... 3 00 ...... ..... 9 55 a 6 23 p.....Glen ht. Mary ... 9 07 a 4 37 p p Pullman Buffet Can Tampa to Washington,
22 lliS: 5 26 6 08 10 0012 55 9 50 .... Orlando_... 93 1 28 7 2812 02 2 5.5 151 6 30 I 9 35 a 608p......-Sanderson....?.... 9 23 a 400 and New York to Tampa.NEW .
25 ........ .."'.. ...... ...... ...... 1005 .....!Gatlin..... 90 ...... _...... .... ...... ...... 9 U7 a 5 45' p....._?? 26 1145 -534 620 1012! J 15 ..... ? ...Jessam1ne... 89 I 13 1 1311 49 23812 40 6 02 8 33 a 519 p..Lake City.........1010 a 600 P Leave Jacksonville............. ............. .. 1:00 a m
271148 ...... 6 ZJ 10 15 .... 10 20 _..Plne Castle.. 88 1 JO 1 10 _..... 2 35= ..... ...... 815 a 505p.......Lake Ogden. ......10 23 a 620p Arrive Jacksonville........................... 7:35 p m
3J(. 1155 5 40 6 80 10 22 13210: 40 ? ]3ig Cypress. 8.5 1 02 703 1142 2 2812 28 5 52 757a 452p .... .Welboriu... .....10 35 a 641p Leave Callahan.._......._... 7::<3 a m
12 U1 550 6 45 A M 1035 2 151125 ....McKfnnon.I! 8)) 1250 6 521132 P H\2\ J 151210; 5n: 7 43 a 440p..........Houston.... ......10 46 a 658 p Arrive Waycross-._..._- 9:10 a m
4 124f) 615 100 6 0010 50 255 ......? ..Kiss1mmee..., 75'12411' 6 4011 20 8 (00111; 35 520 7 27 a 4 27 p.......- Live Oak.........10 58 a 73Jp) Arrive Thomasvllle .-........._...... 1:22: p m
44 1200 ...... PII: 610 AM ......11210 ....Capmbells... 71112, ((5 AX M...... H :;51 P M ......-' .....\. 6 40 a 4IJO p..........Ellaville...........11 26 a 8 08 p Arrive Bainbridge ....... 3:35 p m
108 6 42 680 3 4511280' M.lAke Locke_ 47' 10 44 8 1)) 1102') 4 2m ) 6 01 a 3 26 p..Madlson,1201 p 8 18 p Arrive Chattahbochee......................... 4:04: p m
120 652 6 42 4 10'12 45 ....Davenport-... 581131) 10 32 8X( 10'5(' 110 52! a 255p.........Greenville.-......1230p 925p Arrive Pensacola via L. & N.R.R-...lu:10 p m
130 7 00 652 4 25 120 ...Halnes CitYI 511121 1022 7 50 94.3 35.5I 5 05 a 237 P........_A ucil la.. ....... 12 t8 p 97p Arrive Mobile via L.&N.R.R............ 2:15 a m
148 11 1 10 5 05 1 40..Bartow .Junc_ 47 1L 12 10 07 7 35 I 19' 20 3n: 4 46 a 2 20 p ..._Dritton?......... 1 (07 p 10 (OU p Arrive New Orleans viaL. &N.R.R.- 7:10 J\ m
72 158 721 7 20 525 155 ..Auburndale? 431050 9 54 7 21 8 00 3 20 2 50 Arrive Albany...................................... 3:42 p m
515 13 10
77! 2 08 7 28 7 30 5 40 2 45 ... .Fltzhughs... 38O! 37 9 41 6 58 S 40 3 08 a .ar..Montlcello..ar- p 35 p Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... &24 p m
Si: 2 ZJ 7 42 7 53 6 45 3 25''....Lakeland_._ 321013 9 30 6 40 8 15 2 50 4 20 a 155 p.. lv..Montlcello..lv.40 p 9 30 p Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R........12:15 a m
9.1 2 48 8 02 8 20 7 30 ......? ...Plant C1t.y.... 2210 00 9 05 6 111 710 2 15 4 46 a 2 20 p.......__Drifton-.....,... i 07 p 10 Of! p Arrive Chattanooga via W.k A.R.R. 5:55 a m
98 2 58 ......, ts 3:1: ..... i, .........Cork.. .. 17 9 50 ....... 5 -li I ...... ...... 4 22 a 2(0(I() p............Lloyd............. 1 4.) p !10 35 p Arrive Nashville via N.C.&St L R.RU:45 a m
100 310 8 22, S HI' 8 3.5 4 05 .....Se1fner....... 12 9 43 8 3.5 5 3.5 I 6 20: 137: 4 05 a 1 30 p........._Chaires..?......... 158 p 10 49 p Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.... 6:50 p m
105 3 '17 8 28':' 8 50' 8 45 I 12......:Aiangu..... 10 9.351\ 8 28 52'i 61(' 13'') 330 a 10 i p ... -Tallahassee.... 2'Z1 P 1151: p Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville -
109 3 25 .... 9 00.. ...... ..... .........*Orlen 1.. .- 6), 9 I 5 11116 \ ...... ...... 2 25 a 12 a5 p.......... Midway......... 2 51 p 12 40 a and New Orleans via Pensacola, and
340 850: I 9 .92') 41)r Tampa 1.v, 01 A 'OJ 80.1.!I 500 ', 1) 3111; I 00 1 40 a 12 09 {p.........-Quincy _......... 3 31 p 1 40 a Mobile to and from Jacksonville. Louisville -
PM PM AMA PM: PM PMI PIlI I 4 III' AM 12 48 a II 50 a.... Mt. Pleasant ...... 311p 2.W a via Thomasvllle, Atlanta and Nashville,
Flag Stations. Trains No 3 and 6 leave from and a:-rive at J., T, & K W. Depot. No. 1 I. 1201 p 11 25 a ..-River Junction, ... 4 05 p 3W;: a and Cincinnati to Jacksonville, via Jesup.A .
2. 8 and 6 Daily. No. 4.8, 7; tI, 9,10 27,28, and 29 Dally)) except Sunday. Tn-ins 0.:1: and 6 C. LINE EXPRESS.!:

stop only at Orlando, KlSKlramee. Bartow Junction, Lakeland and Plant City. No. 30 Daily) SOUTH.No. Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05 p m
except Monday.. No.3 stops at Klssimmee for Supper Nos. I and 2 stop ai Kissimmeo for 4. No. 8. No. 7. No. 3. Arrive Jacksonville..........................J2.-00 n'n
Dinner No. 7 stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. 8 stops at Lakeland for Supper. .....?.. 4 00 p...... Fernandina .....1010 a ... .... Leave Callahan. ......................_. 2:47 p m
Trough Tickets.sold at all regular et> tlons for all points North, East an.l'est.. Baggage ......... 2 45 p.........Callahan..........1127 a .... Leave Chattahoochee. : a m
checked through.Pemberton'Ferry 630a 230 p..... Jacksonville. 1135a 900n Leave Thomasville............................1:45 p m
Drallch.-8.F..R.U. 5 15 a 1 45 p......... Baldwin ........ 12 45 p 10 20 p Arrive Waycross.................................. 4:40 p m
Sanford and Indian Hirer lIuli road. 4 25 a 12 40 p..Highland.....-.. 1 32 p 11 05 p Arrive Brunswick via B.v.. R.R... 8:28 p m
Sou h Bound North Bound. 4 lOa 12 25 p.........?Lawtey-......... 1 44 p 11 24 p Arrive Jesup......................................... 6:16 p m
Read Down. Read Up. ----- -- 3 45 a 12 05 p..... ...- Starke ..._...... 2 01 p 1147 p Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R-ll:20pm

I F'st Ac. Dally except Sunday. 3 05 a 11 20 a..._...... Waldo ........ 2 35 p 6 30 a Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. A O. R.R. 2:25 am
M'1I&Ft via E. T. V. & G. 8:20
4 l\1'L &Ft STATIONS. :' 103.5 11 05 a.....-...Fairbanks2 57 p 7 00 a Arrive Chattanooga a m
rP.M. South Bound. North Bound. 9 15 10J.j: .... ..Gainesville-..... Arrive Cincinnati via C. 8. R. R._..._ 6:45 p m
:! 2!:. .:=. =: -=- I a a 323p 915a Arrive Savannah: ................................ 7:58 p m
Read Dowd. Read Up. 8 25 a 10 10 a......-Arredondo........ 3 43 p 1010 a _.........
Arrive Charleston........._..... 1:25 a m
A.M A.M P.M.o 7 SO a 9 35 a........ Archer......... 4 15 11 00
p a ....... .............
jPas. Pas. :Pas. Arrive Wilmington...... :30am
5.25 1.40 Lv Pembert'n M 9.45 6.50 57 r r,
Fery 9 00 ....... Bronson
6 35 ...... .
; a a., .. 4 45 11 30 a
p ................_...........
1 5.29 7.45..........Fltzgeraid. ... 9.40 6.4.5,56, ;::-' &(4't ttl"t STATIONS. c.tFtI 3 30 7 00 a.Cedar ... 2 30 Arrive Richmond. 6:00 p m
8 5.3.' ... ... .... "Oriole ._ 9.35..51 I = p Key 635p a Arrive Washington...........................11KX)p m
6 ...... ...... ...-. .Bay.Clty.. ...... ..... ..51 I -I 2 20 a 1205 p....... Campville ...... 217 p 100 a Arrive New york................................. 6:50 am
10 5.50 8.20 ............ .1\Iaoon... ..... 9.18 6.10 47 i a.tn p.m a.m p.m 212 a 1131 a...... Hawthorne 2 26 p 115 a Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from
12 5.57 8.30 .........Owensboro........ 9.13 6.00 4) : 0 10.15 5 10 Iv.......Sanford.........ar 755 2.1019, 113a 11 04 a............ Citra ............ 255p 202a Jacksonville and New York, also Jaekson-
16 6.10 9.05 _...._Dade City_......... fW2 5.3 41 I 4 10.30 5.25 .....Fort Reed......... 7.40 1.515 -- 11 23 a ....Silver Spring ..... 3 36 p vllle to Cincinnati via Jesup.
21 6.30 9.451.' ........_Rlchland............ 8.45 4.50 34 I 610.40 5.3.5.. ...... ..Rutledge. ......... 7.30 1.45 13 11 50 p 10 10 a............ Ocala ........-.. 31)21" :3 15 a EAST FLORIDA EXPRESI.
82 6.52 10.20 ._._*Tedderv11le_. 8.24 4 0525; I 1710,47 I 5.42 ..............*Clydes. 7.22 1.3512 11 00 p 9 43 a........ Belleview.....-.. 420 p 4 00 a Leave Jacksonville............................. 5:00: p m
37 7.(1110.38 ....._... Kathleen. . 18.10,I 3.40'20' 12111.051' 6.00.........-Clifton .......?... T.OO\ 1.13 7 1020p 9H a ..........Oxford-.......... 444p 4 35 a Arrive Jacksonville ..... ........._...... 8:55: amLeave
40 7.1'' 10.50 .......GrUUn's 91111_...... S.O 3.2517; 14111.25{, 6.05 Tuskawilla. 6.53, 1.05, 5 1002p 9(8 f a ........Wildwood.......450p. 451 a Callahan...... ............-................. 5:41 p m
'42 7.3011.02..;.?....Lakeland_......... 7.5: 3.10114 1911.37\ 6.32............ Oviedo.. ......... 6.4012.50: 4 915 p 8 40 a........ Leesburg........ 5 20 p 5 35 a Leave Waycross................................._ 7:58 p m
61 7.5511.25.rliaskell.' ...........\. 7.30 6 6.War..Lake Charm. 1 _6.1012.30! : 9 00 p 8 30 a......... Eldorado......... 5 29! p 5 50 a Leave Gainesville ...............-........._.... 3:55 p m
57 8.1012.10 ArrlveBartowL ve 7.15 2.001 0 j 8 30 p 8 15 a.........-Tavares-......... 5 45 p 6 15' a Leave Lake City..................... ........... 3:20 p m
Barlow ilraiicli. -Dally. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bartow 710 p 6 55 a..Orlando ......... 7 06 p 8 15 a Leave Live Oak ............... ....... .......... 7:20 p m
; I I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow. Il5p 83)to. .....Panasoffkee..... 546p 100.3 a Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R.......... 2:10 p m
South Bound. North Bound. i,. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from 73 40 D 8 :28 a......."'umterville ...... 5 56 p 10 20 a Arrive New Orleans ia L. & N. R.R. 7:30: p m
Pas. Pas. Pax I Pas. Pas. Pas I Tampa; at. Bartow with train from Pemberton 248p 7 52 a Catherine 6 35 p 1117 Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R..- 7:05; p m
No &Ft &Ft lrATIONS.f c.tFt I No &Ft h erry, and Florida Southern Railway for 230p 7 O a...Wlthlacooche ,. 64:> pll38a Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.._ 2:12 am
11. 13. 12. p :'ti 12. H. 16. I Punta Gorda. 1 58 p 7 17 a...... Owensbor...... 7 08 p 12 17 p Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:30 a m
- !--- No 12-At Bartow Junction with train for 10: p 7 00 a.......Oade CIty_...... 7 25 p 12 45 p Arrive St. Louis via L.& N. H.R......... 7:40 am
A H P. H P.M. Lv Ar I 17 A M. P.I1. P.!(. Sanford.No. Pullman Buffet Lars to and from Jacksonville -
11.15 2.10 7.15 0 Bartow J'nc,1210.40, 1.4C 6.30 13-At Bartow Junction with train from Jacksonville Branch. and Louisville t viaThoraasville, Albany,
11.30 2.28 7.35 5 WinterHvn 810.20 1.25 6.11)) Tampa. Montgomery and 1 Nashville, and to and from
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11.42 2.40 7JJJ 9 .Eagle Lake 510.05 1.13, 5.55 No. 14-At Bartow with .Florida] Southern Arrive -- ---- ----Leave-- Bartow and Montgomery via Gainesville.

11.52 2.55 8.00'12'' '.G'rdonville 01 9.>'> 1.035.45 I train from Punta Gorda; nt. Bartow. Junction 530p: 8 45 a. Jacksonville...... 8 20 a 500 P SAVANNAH EXPRESS.
12.05 8.10\ &15.17larBarlowly 19.4012.505.30 j \ : with train for'lampa 143p R 15 a ... DuvaL.......... 9 05 a 531p Leave Jacksonville.............................. 8:15 p m
CONNECTIONS --- No. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains 418 I p 717 a...... Hart's Road..... n 37 a 5 51 p Arrive Jacksonville-....._. .................. 6:15 a m
I 1! from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with 3 50 p 7 25' a.......Fernandina.......1010 a 620pSt. Leave Callahan .............................. 9:05 p m
TRAIN No 1-At Sanford with People's and ;,I Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda. Arrive Callahan................................. 5:25: a m
DeBary- aya Line Steamers from Jacksonville 'i No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains lor Marks. Branch. Leave Gainesville-.............................. 3:55 p m
and JyT. k K. W. train from Titusvllle; Tampa and Kissimmee. ARRIVE Arrive Gainesville. .............................10:05( a m.
at Bartow function with, train for Bartow; !I I No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida] 1215 a in ..*.. ...........Tallahassf _......LEAVE.8300. Leave Lake City...............................- 3.-20 p m
at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. I!I Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at 11 57 a m ....-..............Bellalr....e..-.. ... 8 43 m Arrive Lake City..............................1015 a m
No. 2-At Lakeland with tr in for Bartow; Lakeland with train for Klssimmee. 10 58 a m .........._ Wakulla. ..._ -..._.. 9 42 a m Leave Live Oak................................... 7:20 p m
at Bartow Junction with trains to and from No.20-At Bartow with Florida Southern 10 30 a m ........ ..St.Marks... .........._10 05 a m Arrive Live Oak....... ....................... 6:10 a m
Bartow; at Sanford with People's and DeBary. Railway train from, Punta Gorda;\ at Lake- --- -- -- -__ --.- --- --- -- -- a m Arrive Thomasville-........................... 7:15 a m
ya\ Line Steamers for Jacksonville, and' ''with train, for Tampa; at Pemberlon ("a" means a.m. time. "p" means p.m. time.) Arrive Albany....................................11:40 a m
and J., T. A K..W. ti alns (Jacknonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for I St. Marks' Branch trains Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.._ 7:55 p m
Tltnsville. Gainesville and Palatka.No. : Thursday and Saturday run Tuesday, Arrive Nashville via L.& N. R. R...._ 6:55 a m
No. 3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern Leaving time is given only.in Arrive Louisville via L. & N. RR- .. 1:57 p m
Coaches without change between Jackson- Railway for Punta Gorda. where arriving time Is named.every case except Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:35 pm.
ville and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No. 22-At Kartow with Florida Southern Trains 1 and 2 7 and 8 9 and 10 Arrive St. Louis via L. &: N. R. R...... 8.-00: p mjp j
,. T. & K. W. train from Titusville; at. Bar- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake. on Jacksonville,Branch, and trains.. Arrive Waycl'088.-.._.. ............11:20): pm t tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tampa land with train for Tampa. Trains 3 and 4 dally run dally. Arrive Brunswick via B & W. R. R.- 6:40 a m h-; ,J : if.'A'l ,
on Monday Wednesdays and Fridays connections are made, at Tan pa by the Trains 1 and 2 have except Pullman Sunday. Arrive Albany via B.& w. R. R....._..4:45am V,>* : I,
with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, : Limited West. India 'astIall, both north Cars to and from New Palace Sleeping Arrive Macoi via Central R. R......... 9.-0 a m .w rt:
: Orleans.
and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. i and south bound with the elegant- and com- Trains 3 and 4 have through Pullman Reclining Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R-...... 1:05 pm '1
with Plant Steamship Company's ships for : mc dious Fast Mail Steamships Mascote and Chair and Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A. R.R. 7:07 pm')
Key West and Havana. : Whitney of the Plant Steamshl' Co., to and Orlando. Sleeping Cars to and from Arrive Jesup............._................ ......- 1 1:01)( )am
No. 6-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana, and with steamer Trains 9 and 10 have Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & O... 6.tO a m
Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack Margaret for all points on lI1lJ borough to and from DeFunlak through sleeping cars Arrive Macon via E. T. V A G. R.R .. 7:30 a m
sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee River. For maps rates, etc.,Springs.to Arrive Atlanta via E.T. V.&G.R.R.ll-30 a m
Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer. Passports can be applied for through any Agents, or write to apply Company's Arrive Chattanoga vlaE.T.V.AG.RR 6:15 p m
Margaret from Manatee River,and on Sun :. Notary Public, Pond Notary's certificate that Arrive Cincinnati via C. 8. R. R....._. 6:40> a m
days, Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant such application has been made, when vised Gen.A.Pass.O. :MACIKNEIL.& TickH Arrive Savannah..._....................-.... 6:10 a m
Steamship_Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West, will an- II> .K. \\1.\XWKI.U": SnntPENNYROYAL Agent. Arrive Richmond........ ..........._.......-10:45am
Key West, swer the purpose of a Passport. Arrive Washington_.................... ...... 3:40pm
No.7 M Lakeland wlth'.traln'for. Pemberton W. McCOY, Jacks'nv Iff'.l" :1. Arrive New York .......... ...................... 9:20 p m
Ferry. Gen. .Freight & Ticket Acent -- Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville
and Washington.
PILLS Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail
FRANK, K. KEOGH & CO. and Mean ship connections, and bergs
"CHICHESTER'S ENGLISH. checked through. Also, Sleeping Car
224 Twentieth_ Street! -. Birmingham, Ala. The Original and Only Genuine and sections secured at the Company's Office

WHOLESALE !are tad&lwmy.BeUab Beware of w.rh4..Imitatton.. in Astor's building,82 Bay street. ,and at Passenger .
; Indiipenuble to. LADIES.! Ask yoar Dranlrt tor: Station, and on board People's Line
FRUIT AND PRODUCE} COMMISSION MERCHANTS "CJaebNter'a .. take M>other.or Me Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee and
fiump.)to a* for particular to letter by retard ....... Line Steamer City of Jackson
NAME PAPER. CkIebe.terCYe.te l () DeBary-Baya
Early Fruits and Vegttables n Specialty.Conjenments 2a-f a IedJ.I !Q......P"II. .e..,Pa. ville. WM. P HARDEE
hid.1: I>r. : abt Ask tor Chlelicm General Passenger\ Agent.
) solicited and prompt returns made. Write) tor stencil and quotations. &er'a ';aiflXPennyroyal' Pill. Tat.so ostw.r B. G. FLEMING, Superintendent,
Refer to First National Bank of Birmingham,










T I Is found In such books ns the following,
: .53 to 55'' HOURS jj NEW YORK, O. R. THATCHER<< which, when kept at hand furnish!' unfailing;
r entcrtainmnnt for the player or singer.


Savannah. New York
San Mateo, Putnam County. Florida. About 0 Gems! of Song by the best modern
and PhIlRd..lpbla.aDd ,
between romposei: Hub(>n tefn. J.ns. cn. ( rleg, Gnn-
t Boston r nod and others. A tine treasure for Alto,
and Savannah Baritone and Bass Voices.

65 to 70 HOURS. PHILADELPHIA. The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon SONG C'TICS.
and other Citrus Fruits.
', For voices of average compass All selected

Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent Intro from the bf st sources.
Ocean Steamship Company.Central ductlon.. I1L&NE>) <'!T.k..; ICS.O .
The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel An admirable collection of pieces In the
( or 90 Meridian Time.) low. best taste, by some of the brit: living com-

Passage Rates Between Jacksonville, New York and Boston Direct. The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto posers.YOUNG
the soil and climate of Florida. PEOPLE'S CLASSICS.
t Cabin, f25; .Steerage, 112.50; Excursion' (return trip),943.Su. (oNE BOM.AR.)

THE rapUleentSte&mRhlps of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry) Easy pieces that will please all, young or old.

FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. Han's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc. The Good Old We Used to
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher..............................:.........Sunday, May 1-12:00-m Songs Sing
CHATTAHOOCHEK, Capt. H. O. Daggett..................... ...Tuesday, :May 3- gal p. m 49-Cataogue! free on application. (;?;1 PAPER; $1.25: BBS.)
Oil Y OK, AUGUSTA, Capt. J. W. Catharine..Friday, May 6)- 5'00 p.m A grand good new book,which will be received -
NArOOCHKE 'apt. Kempton.,........ .......... ........:........Sunday, May 8-8:30a.In REFERENCES: :-Crosby&Gowen San Mateo; with open arms in every household.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Usher; .. ..... ............................Tuesday, May 10- X.H() p. m Hon. <.. W. Lyle) fan Mateo; *. J. Webb, About 120 songs, with organ or piano accom
C'HATHHOOtJHEE: : Capt. H. C. Daggftt......... ............. .. Friday. May 13-10.3)a.m Palnlka. paniment. Each one has been a distinguished -
Clry OF AUGUSTA ..... .. .................... ........... ..... .,Sunray, May 1512:00m success. Many are new to the pres-
I MACOOCHEE. Capt. Kempton............................. ....... .Tuesday, May 17- 2-uOp.m( A. N.DOBBINS& IJI: O.JJ ent generation.
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.... ............................... Friday Mny 20- 4:00 p. m MAILED FOR RETAIL PRICE.
OMATTAHOOOHEK:, Capt. H. n. Daggett..........................Sunday, May 23-: 5:00a.m
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. J. W. Catherine..................... Tuesday, May 21'- H:30p.m OLIVJBIt DITSON & CO,, Ho*ton.C. .
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton. ......., ... ................:........... Friday, 1\IRY 27- 8:30: a m II. DITSON & Co., f.07 Broadway_ N. Y._
YALLAHAS3KE, ('apt,-Fiscer........... ............................Sunday, May 9-ldUa J m
CHAriAHOOCHEE, Capt. H. C. Daggett..... ... .. .. .... '..... TueidayMay: 31- 1:00: p.m m i aIp EVERY FARMERTHE

a GATE: CITY: Capt. Hedgf...._.............-..... .- ............_........_Thursday May 5,at 4:00 p. m : BEST A HIS OWNIs
MERRIMAi K, Capf G. Crowfll.............................-................._, hureday May 12,at 9 SO a. m %
li nfK" : IJITY' (:apt.. Hedge'.......................................................Thursday, May 19.at 3:30MERRIMALK p.m the S3Ei MILLER
,Capt.: G. trrowell..NN.............._.................Thursday, May 26, at 8:00 a. m

,:- These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] !

DEH8OUG, Capt. N. F..Howes..................................................Saturday, May 7-'6CO: p. m
IUNIATA rapt AFklns.. ..............._.................._....................._Saturday, May 11-11:30a. m .
DESHOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes...........................................__........ Saturday, May 21- 5:00p.m Gun Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters
JUNIATA, Capt. Asking.- ................................._.........._..........Saturday, May 289:30 a. ru ,

._ THESE PALACE STEAMERS, 44 W. Forsyth St., Op.St.Johns Hotel.
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line)
... Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. JACKSONVILLE, .- FLORIDA
Through' Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North,East and Northwest
Yl. Savannah; For further particulars apply to Gnnsmithlng done in all Its branches.

Pier No.85. North River. New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. 32 Experience.
RICHARuSON & BARNARD.? Agents Savannah Pier, B..ston. Rn' cisl rate on Stencil Cutting' ,by mall. ___ years
W. L.)AMEN Agent, 18 8.Third Street,Philadelphia. Corn Use the Shelter Ilalladay and Standard Geared Wind Mill I-X-L,
J. D. HASliAGEN, EalternAgent, Sav., Florida & Western. Ry. Co.,261 Broadway Y. Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. lug aud grinding home l-X.L.thus Iron saving Feed toll Mill awl and teaming do roar to hell and<
For inuirmatlon and Tickets apply to from the Grin Mill. This work can be don rate,windy dar.
G. M.SORREL. Gen. Manager. 'H.'R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent.J. 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, when out-dnor work if impended on tbe Farm. The same Mill
will cat corn stalk,
taw wood run churn and rlud-utooe,pump
Our trees are very thrifty, three and four water,etc.
year old stock%to 11/ inch diameter with We minnflM-tnre: the n lladar Standard Geare 1 and
Pamplnz Incl
JUm..I.X.L Corn ..
fhll I.X.LIrwn
,. r
S. CIIA3BaELI1cZ.: .E8''ADLI8DEO':18'2'2.: H. E CHAMBKBLXHK. one year old bads. Nurseries easily accessible Feed Jlllla. I.X.L HUilk Cutter. Home Powrm.Jacks
: to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for Saw Table,Standard Haylnc Tool..CODlitttDg ot Antl-Frletion.
Catalogues. Address Reversible Swivel aqd, Rod May Carriers Harpoon ami l Grapple
'1 J. S. CHAMBERLINE & CO. E. B. FOSTER, Managerdee21.1y Hone Hay Fork'.Pulleys and Floor Hook. Alw full line of
Tanks Tank Fixtures and Pumps for Farm.Ornamental Village
Routh Lake Weir. Fla. Railway .. Send
n1. pnrpo for catalogue and prices.
FRUIT & PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTSNos. Reliable A tent*wanted all nnasslgned territory.
11.S. WI.M 'VI3INE A PUMP('0..natarl, ,",
North Market and Clinton Sta., Roiton, Mas N

REFERENCES O. Ailer Cashier' Fanneil Hall National Bank, Boston; Richardson & l DR. JOHN BULL'S
Barnard Agents Boston aud Savannah S. S. Co.,Savannah Ga.: H. C. Dm ton, Gainesville,
Fla.' : J. bonier, Ocala Fla.; A. C.Turner, Clear \\ ater Harbor, Fla.) .; A. H. Manvllle Jack-

onvllle. Fla. r Smith's Toi 8m]

1?{ E fA

The Great Farm. Industrial and Stock Periodical '
-. OrOD- Trees OD.d' All Kinds of Ve-=e"tobles. of the South It embraces in Its constituency -- FEVER and AGUE

Natural food for plant-life- Especially adapted to sandy soils. Anyone wishing to obtain the Intelligent,progressive and sub
..: strictly good fertilizer will find ,it to his interest' to try this. It is not a cone ntrated Hinntlally successful. ; farmers of this section;
." Chemical fertilizer, but a well manufactured Organic Compost. The effect is permanent. and as an advertising medium for the Merchant Or CHILLS and FEVER
Manufacturer Stock-Raiser and ,
"' ... Price ( In Sacks ) $10.00 per Ton. Man l utelyunequalled. Space Professional AND ALL MALARIAL DISEASES.The

Bend for Circulars. I.have no.>gent>. Addreu judhlously employed in Its columns always) .
'.GEO. ''HUTCHIN80N, remuneraiivf. By recent purchase It now proprietor of this celebrate medieioJnitly ,
CrwePt CM I). Flu combines: The Dixie Farmer, Atlanta Ga.:
the rixntuthmMontgomery) ,Ala.; the RumlSun. claims for it a enperiority over all ren
Nashville, Tenn.; The Southern Farm tidies ever offered to the public for the 8AFI .
RANGES LEMONS ers' Monthly Savannah Ga ; Southern: CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT! cur
PomeeranPeaohe' ., Yalrico Nurseries Gaavas, World Atlanta. Ga.; th- I'hoenlx Agrlcultur1t of Ague and Fever.or Chills and FeverwheUer
: : Marietta Ga., and unites 'the matrons of
at4 e, Figs, Bananas.PlneApplw.. of short or long standing. He refers to tb
these with Its own large list. of subscribers.The .
., ...' TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL press and people all testify iis great entire Western and Southern country to bet *
Grapes, Avocado P'rs, merits us a medium for cont oiling Southern him testimony to the truth of the assertio.
Pears Anona
T Pecans, Catalogue Free. Acacia,, trade. Subscription, one )'eRr in advance that in no case whatever will it fail to cure; ithedirectionsarestrictlyfollowedandcarrie
Oriental, = J erium, postage pa Id,$lJ'1O. Sample conies' sent free. "\
Plums andPerslmmous < W. O.' TOUSEY Ca'adlam Advertisements, per line SOc. We go to press out. In a dose hi -
the 25th of each month preceding our date, great many cases a single ,
.. Polncl na Address been sufficient for a cure,and whole familii.
Co. Fla.
i LIl1E, Etc. Seffher, Hilkborough PALMS, Elc- THE CULTIVATOR-PUBLYsHING CO., have been cured by a single bottle,with'ape:

P. O. Drawers. Atlanta Ga.i feet restoration ox the general health.. Iti%

however,prudent,and in every case more ce"tain
Braidentown Real Estate Agency. Tree writlq pampb" to cure,itita use is continued in small.'
SHORT.HAND lea with fuL doses for a week or two after the disease hr t
set self teach
EDGAR M. GRAHAM arts.t'0 cts. been checked,more a in difficult an *
postal note. long-standing cases Usually this medicin r
Law Real Estate and Justice of the Peace These lessons are complete.end an the same from will aid
Attorney at Agent which students are taught at Karen's Colleges and which require any to keep the bowels! .
Braiitentovrii, Manatee Co., Flo*- enable us to fit students for Short Hand and Tyre-Writing good order. Should the patient, however,inquire
s3ee positions la Three Months'time. The lessons
are a cathartic medicine,after having take
Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years' residence ir ;'solely: the work of Mr.Curtis Haven,can be learned at homer three or four doses of the Tonic,a single doe ,
< a child,and cannot be obtained except at one of Ilartn'sColleges.
of most of the lands
knowledge the
Manatee' County. Personal throughout county. As a
Ofarrvtr. Vaitimart. JJl sats: FAMILY PILL ;
and County Judge for a number of I have had occasion to
practicing Attorney, an years, .an a great ad ranee beyond other systems.Disking
will be sufficient. Use
become lamlllar with many titles and the County Records.' Having been continuously engaged the acquisition Rhort-llandeomparstirelrer.." Addreu no other.
,nil these years, in the actual. cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable product "ither havens Colleges- New t ork.N.Y.: Philadelphia.
of this semitropical' section*, gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities o) Pa.; Chicago 111.; Cincinnati O.: San Francisco CL DR. JOHN aULS.'sSMITH'S
lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished Titles examined and Deeds executed. Infor
nation furnished; Correspondence solicited. Painless Pregnancy and Parturition Pos TONIC SYRUP,
NOTE.-Braidentown Is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River, about BULL'S SARSAPARILLA
thirty-five miles south ot Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margaret. AdJacent Bible. (G0,000so1tl.) ,
are the lovely Terra Cela., Sarasota and Palma Sola Bays,teeming with. all kinds o Tokolory. hv Alice R.Fltockharn. M. D., BULL'S WORM DESTROYEr.
fish,clams and oysters: and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building silts It Is a noble book for a noble purpose. Sample .
the world with thousands of acres of hammock and pine hinds,where tropical fruits. and paces (-ef'. Cloth.$\00; Mor.f..1.5. The Popular Remedies of the Day.

choice vegetables may be grown to perfection. SANITARY PUBLISHING CO., Chicago .
Ftiadpal OlIN,831>ei Bata L,LOUBT1LLE. .

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III Dm. 'DDPATCIL rKA.Tl8&7.: ; '



LANDS, A Beautiful. Spot-In a Healthy Location. New York, Charleston & Florida '

HUNTING DOGS, Unequalled for Orange-Culture and Trucking. STEAMSHIP LINE.


ANDFANCY On the F. U. & N. Co'fl main line, 25 miles
south of Ocala, 8 miles north of Le burg. ;The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON & NEW YORK

POULTRY. Transportation unexcelled.A I Ii i JACKSONVILLE........... .............. ................Every T.\URSDA Y.
specialty of Educational Facilities, moral FromFERNANDINA..,.............. .,...e........:.......... ..... ....Every SUNDAY.: ,
home Influences, health ami reasonable connection with FLORIDA RAILWAY AND NAVIGATION COMPANY.
A..T Al> A MS ,
profit from all agricultural and Industrial Front Jacksonville.

MANATEE!: FLA., pursuits.. Home All I ask and Is vicinity.a personal Inspectionof SFMINOLE (New) .. .............. ..............................Friday, May 6,at 2:00pm ,
'and Justice of the Peace. CHEROKEE' (New)...... .................................. ...... ThursdayMay 12,at 8:00 a m \
Notary FuLll. Will sell Real Estate, 0 Tinge Groves,Town SE IJNOr.E (New)...... ,...........................,.. ...........Tlmrs--tai, May 19, at 1:00 p m '
Lots. Hammock and Iligu' Pine Lands. t'HEUOKEENew), .'.............. ,........... .............. .. .Tbur-day. May 46(,at *;:30am -
Has for tale one thousand Acres of choice Orange Home is nn ESTABLISHED TOWN These Steamers touch at Fernandina north bound and sail on arrival air Jacksonville a>ter- 4
land on Manatee elver lu slghtof Manatee. malls; general stores,etc. noon train. .|,
Braliideittown Kllentou and Palmetto and From Fernandina. '
is manufacturers' agent lor W.re erring. Corespondence solicited. References of the Every Sunday afternoon on arrival of the Florida Hallway and Navigation Co's trains. .1

Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement. Fertilizers best furnished. Steamship CFIY OF ATLANTA... ............. ............. ....... ....unday,May 1,p m I II i
and Plantation Huppllef,Crackrd torn and q'Don't buy until you write to me. I h YEMAHSEE .. ,........ .. .. ......,....... ...............Sunftay, ray H,p m m
Rice, Ora' ulated! Lime, Hock and -hfrli. Cattle : I .' CITY Of ATLANTA .. .............. .:. .............. ..,..Sunday,May 15, p m ,"7'
and Poultry reed! giouud to order In w. c. IIODD 41 YEMASSEF.: .....o.""""..".'". .. ............................ Sunday: ,May 22,p m t..
Iteam mill on premises. Orange Home/Sumter Co., Fla. I CITY OF ATLANTA.........., ... .H' .................. .. Sunday, May 29, p m
o. Has also breeding kennels of acclimated Steamers are appointed to salt from Pier 29. E. R., New York, every TUESDAY and FRIDAY
Idiverack and ImhStt'trs, Irish hull Ter- The ,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays'shl.s for Fernandina and Fridays'ships for Jacksonville.
Largest and Most Complete Establishment
riers. Slow-tiall Bloodhounds and Colorado :
The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line ar' uusurpassed. .Every; attention
Catch or Tiger Dogs (lor wild hogs, bear and : South.TIiluIfrt.
business entrusted to the Line. Direct all
tramps). will be given shipments mom New York via
i, CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29, East Klver.
For further Information apply .
are wel'-stocked with freshly Impnited male Fernandina, Fla. Jacksonville,Fla.
blrdM which arc mated wltti carefully selected
86 Bay St.,cor. Hogan. \'
hens of our own raising, each v rlety being
allotted to separate enclosures In a forty ncre+ I THEO. G. EGER Traffic Manager, WM..P. CLYDE & CO.. Gen. Agents i r
orange grove. Fggs c-ielutly packed in baskets 35 Broadway, N. Y. 12 South Wharves, Philadelphia,3a Broadway, ),. Y.....
at following prices:
White Leghorns (Knapp'p), Pit GamesHeathwoodK
( ), Plym Game hatams(Bhouldlngs), Light Drahmas
(Williams), Rouen and Muscovy. Ducks,LOO
per thirteen. r TREES
claiborneandCuhsuGamett.Pllver Mearde: '
and CrNlec1.POUllh, W.F. Black Hpanii. buff "
Cochins Godn) Laced Keabrlgbts Impe
ti -
rial White 1'ekln Ducks,ILSfi per thirteen. I Orders booked now lor Fall delivery of every variety of tree,both fruit and ornamental,
White,'Crested Black Polands Houdans
: ,
the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS Peen-To Bid
including well.
; Honey
Wyandottes(PrestonB), Laog<*hans (Crouds),
Boners Brown Leghorns 12.00 per thirteen.' Geo. S. Hacker & Son, !and ot) er varieties of PEACHES' ; Kelsey, Botanklo, M&luandot.hervdrlette of JAPAN

Bronze. And, .Heminole. 'Jurtieys, fJ.00 per ,
nine. MANUFACTURER OF PLUMS; seven varieties JAPAN PER8.MMON8; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives,Grape,

'Booted;Will.e Cuban, .Carrier. Pigeons,f:.SO() etc. :Urevllleas Acacias Polncianas Biota nand
per pair. Nut 'J'rees, ; other ORNAMENTALS. (pot.
.. grown). '

Farmers'': Wagons and CaMs, Building Material. I t, 49"Write for advance.prices on orders booked previous to July 1,1887. I

Office and Warerooms, King op. Cannon St. H. L. WHEATLEY, Altamonte Nurseries,
If yoa'waot'a Ant-class Wagon or Can
CAMp J9T'Cakf call on Charleston, 8. C. ALTAMONTE, ORANGE COUNTY FLORIDA.
ft. D*.;ZAH71,

Jacksonrltle: Fla.
Office,:HT;: >erUcl's'Store East Bay Street I CURE FITS! FLORIDA SAVINGS BANKAND .

Farm W.gona'trom........... $35.00 to$12.w .
Carta and. Dray from......... IZ;>.00 to I28.U} ....I nj.en I do MI MM iMnlr to top that Agra '
tteM4tb* katvtbfxk.ancata.. IiMa a n41elar
.:I lMT*..d.the dtoMM FTW.erILSPNiorIiLL.
PO mcs.aII aUfH"at8ll,. I warrant-7 remedy M REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
ear. tk. went-," .. .....be.*hr faDed la !a* '
DII for sot M1I'raf. .*......can. 8eDd.t......IDI'. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,
..........--.cu.' ... .. htltiht.yem gL .otwWIs1UteaPsis ,
rL II......,....... Has for sale choice 'LotA Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Collects
..&.....IIGO'I'....gtM.L. Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,eta
-- J. ". GRJlEJI'RV. Pre.ld nt. I.. D. HOMBIRR: Treit>.rer.

.Oranges and Lemons!l .


CDnslgnmen8) solicited. Liberal advances Catalogues,with-practical. hints to new beginners free on application.: Our list include
made. Would be pleated to correspond with the choicest varieties o(the Citrus family grown. Also, -
minimi.BCLLEVI1 W r L O R parties desiring to ship here.
[MARION cM Peaches Pears Plains Grapes and other Fruits.
Summers Morrison & Co., .

The very best and cheapest Fence made. 171 South Water SU/.Chlcago. Our stock is one of the largest In'the- State. Thornlesa and... Early Fruiting varieties. 0

Straight galvanized, .telegraph wire to which Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago spec Uy. n. gyp. I
each picket U firmly riveted. Can be put up : J. V. Farwtll A Co..'Chicago. PIERCE
Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.
very rapidly and so as not to I18.It-Vcrv.dura
ble. The only'fence used by the Boston and BE LAIR GROVE NURSERY. -
Albany R. 11. Co. Do not confound it with NURSERY STOCK of choice Imported varieties
an Inferior article. -. of ORANGE and LEMONS,acclimated and Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
For,descriptive circulars, address as above. tested at Belair. Also PECAN TREES. Apply ,
---- to Donald Houston aPt. at Belalr or OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FL.A. s
T. F. UUGGINB,Agent Sanford.
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and.
TRAVEL VIA Vines.' No Loss in Transplanting. .

THE AMERICAN Through Trains with Dining Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address .
Can, Pullman Palace SIep A. E. CHAMPION
Burlington I Ing. Cars, Modem Coaches. Oakland,Orange Co.,ita. ..iI
Sure connections In Union
1 1 Depots at Its terminal points, I II I

MAGAZINE.BEAUTIFULLY 1 I I t East.with trains West North from ana and South.to the Greenhouse and Bedding: Plants, Palms, Etc. _

Cheapest Best and Quickest s
. : : : -ILLUaTItA TED. I S8Q.RR Route from Chicago Pcorla ',
TJdt..Magazine portrays Amerfe or St. Louis to Oar stock of the above is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes \;

\ -can'thought& and ;life from ocean..to' DENVER ST. PAUL, very large quantities,we are enabled to quote at unusually prices. New Catalogue will

.oceantis filled with pare hi=h-clasa SAN FRANCISCO, MINNEAPOLIS, be mailed. free to all' applicant: Address '" 'l
literature,mad call be safely wel- JOSEPHCITY ,
,corned in any family circle. KANSAS CITY ST. Frnitland. Nurseries,

OF MEXICO, ATCHISON.For -WNo agents_employed.- Augusta. Ga.
pulCE! 2Pc. PR $3'',A YEAR IT MAIL of Tickets,Rates lines,,or Maps address,Ac.,apply to Ticket Agents '

:*_. Copt of current number mallet Ilpo11':3.5 ref 1.J.POTTER, H.B.STONE. PAUL MORTON, :ELe-v. LYD1an.: Phelps ,
fit V.P. Be M. 6.P.a 1.A. .
Diet'* ctt.back numbers, 15 cta. for a Pronouncing Dictionary rtnUlnlng-=.000 wont, SAN FORD, FLORIDA. ,
PO pages,send Me. in Ump to Pan! )fm1m.I'I.f. I I
Premium 1.1st with'eltker.sarah BELLS ,

, sat a O iolllpnve41ltesten ."' ... FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURES .
i. T.BUSS & SON hbUshefl chelermproor ...
: b' Express prrpaid. Wins lit PREPARED TOR

II ..... 130 & 132 Pearl St., N.'Y. elsm prizes Conntrles.In the States ft weighed and For- Orange Trees and other Fruits Plantation, and Garden Crop.,

,> lion and price of these tam
ous hogs also fowls. Till No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these GoodsThe
L. B. BUhrKB CO., CtovdMC, O.( .
GET UP CLUBS If these hogs are really cholera proof as gar highest grade goods are toe best and and these goods meet the want. Many :
have cheapest
anteed we not the solution to the
"IIow to banish bolt cholera?" Write problem.for par years' tests find them to be all that is : References can be given but life '.
tlculars and investigate. Mention this paper. needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard

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