The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00075
 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: May 30, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00075
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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: JackMmville Ha BfcoBflmy May 30 1887.
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; to Cur PRICES THE .GO-wEST- .- '
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Stoves, .. $# Crockery, kNA1

Skin &Scalp Tin-ware, C. S L'ENGLE China, ,

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l Diseases' Granite! Iron-ware, r. Lamps; v. PIANO FORTEL .I

with 'theCiici OU Stoves,. x Burners, Chimneys UNEQUALLED INTone

Silver-ware. "" Gas Fixtures, ,Towfc,Workmanship,ui BtnMttj,
House Furnishings, : Freezers, 110&204 and 206 west Baltimore free,BalUaf.
I REMEDIES.I Refrigerators, MOo 112 Flflk A -
r Table Cutlery, ....
scaly and diseases of the skin
pimply ,
aa1p,1p' and blood with loss of, hair,from Infancy Fire Dogs, JACKSONVILLE, :FLA. Dinner, Tea and Arenlteo
.to old age,are cured bj.the CUTICUBABXXEDIES. ELLIS & McCLURE
Baskets and Wooden-warel :;r I Toilet Sets. ,
'. UTICUB: BKSOLVENT,the New Blood Purifier Architects and Civil Engineers
;cleanses the blood and perspiration' of Particular Attention Paid to Mail, Orders. ,
d1HUN118t.a1n1Dc.elementl,and thus remove Plans,Specifications Estimates for buildings -.
the cauae. W.T.FOKBXS. W.P. GIFFOBD.' C.G.PzABCK. J.B.CHRISTIE,Attorney. of all kind,Sanitary work,eta.
tVTICURA, the great Skin Cure, Instantly Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bar 81:,
Days itching and inflammation,clears the P.O. Box 785. JackIOD.I"1II. ..
akin and tnt scalp hair.of'crusts. ,scales and sores,andfestores W. T. FORBES & CO., .

CUTICUBA SOAP an exquisite Skin Beautl-
,fler, is Indispensable in,treating skin d..- SEVILLE.

.sees oily_,akin baby,humors CUTICUBA,skin BBXEDIES blemishes,chapped are the Flortda 8 881 Hstato Mm! al Lai 0111. This growing town 11 the principal stattat

great skin beautlflers. on the J.,T.A K.W.'By between Palatka am*
Sold everywhere. Price, CUTICUBA.60c.
; Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It it
fOTTEK,25c..DBUO; BESOLVKXT AND CHEMICAL, SI. Prepared C O- Boston by the, I .Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida. on the high pine ridge on the shores of LaJM
Mass. I .. Louise,and Is surrounded by a fertile and ashtied
-' Invested Loans Taxes.Adjusted and Paid country. It has a compllete system ol
&Send for "How to t'nre Skin Diseases. Capital Negotiated, waterworks and_sewers In operation.

P. t." TINTED with the loveliest delicacy is the Titles Examined..'Conveyancing, Surveying, etc.: HOTEL 8KYIULK-.
SOAP. Bend for our Beal Estate Bulletin." Contained public sand private tistti-room' ,
billiard etaLots I
i W. T. FORBES ,& Co., acre property for sale'OB nand rewi.able *
terms. Settlers and and Investors are aai*
:wL 'IFanoyHONCRIE Poultry. Abell Block; 32i West Bay Street, .' Jacksonville, Fla. quested to visit the town. Address ;

Mason YO Dg, PrealcleDita1l8 ., New
._ TBT ,YAAAR' .ROCKWELL &' KINNE, ,York.,R.H. .} ,n. x
P. e. B.x 381, ickenvllle., Fla. '
W. W. FENDRICH, Successors to Nichols Rockwell A Co.,Wholesale and Retail.

mas White, Plymouth and Brown Bocks.Leghorns, Light further Brah-& -, Hardware, Stoves, House Furnishing Goods, Orates Mantels, Paints, ,
'dottes and Pekin Ducks. Until no Oils Saddlery Guns Ammunition Etc. SURE AND HATE BVKEDT: FOB
tlce,will furnish Eggs from the above vari-
eties at|1 per thirteen, delivered at Express Parties town or out will do well to call or send: for our catalogues and prices of any!
office. goods they may, need in our line., Prices lower than ever. ChillsDD.Fever

Mention DI8P ATCII. 38 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.



.: Th. .......... and Only Genlsiasr.yaq.
will.Cure the Most Obstinate Cases
;..' ....BeUabIe.LADI Bewt.reotwerda"'laItaIIoM.S. AM 1"r.......... PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANY y

<-aJl!).* ..EaaU- and f......"..a.. ohorot IT..... ..u.is Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable.Lands near transportation tor Investment or Cultivation. FOR,3ALE- BY. DRUOQI3TS.PBEPABE0BY." '.
,.AM. 'AP E K-:5 e" Cliea.... Ceo. Certain Market for Farm Produce Attractive.Sites for Homes; Railroad'and Dally Mails 'I ,
al. ::..Ii< iIz IsU abt n_,.Ia... Ask f* **Calek s. JAS. M.Kp.Ju.l1rR.,President,over, Bank of Jacksonville,.or W.B. GKANT.. Snpt.,
'_..', M,+.___"PeaJl7N7PI&-. "ab.--. SaD-_P blo,Florida. R., A.. ROBJNSQN.& O.,

'.r' NUBSKKT STOCK of choice imported varieties LAKE GEORGE NURSERIES -

,'. of OBAVGK and LXMOWS;acclimated TREE& and We would advise all who intend setting Fruit Trees of any or>\kinds that the presentis :
'. tested at Belair. Also PECU Belalr, Apply the best time of all the year. While the sun is low and ground moist and no growth on
to Donald Houston Snpt. or the trees the chances of success are much better than set later in the spring.,
*or Catalogue send request to \ g.EjjjjjsTT&O
W. W. HAWKINS. SON, Props.
11iiiii ii Lake George,'EJ&.,, .

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:x ..: lM Mood. Its purity ua deucMj commend it GP,WATER PROOF, st '''::'-::

y _to 1014.., lii4 pen.ftIQ1fbere,',. 'Orange Trees,from one to three years old,for planting-during the rainy season. In H the time and H. tb.labor.f any other v.y. Pass...
nut. rattle. It i Orders taken for all varieties of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,to be delivered the coming SUBSTITUTE.r forPLASTEKoa wUU.erstae.W

:FRUIT EVAPORATORS I Fall and. Winter. ( .. CARPETS.BTJCSrf MBM MterUl.e. better tlua OU Clothe QTCauloffM:: tod. !.r.... I
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Agency.NOW.. CATALOGUE FREi 'E'IIllEWJI&CL ." : ?"" ft'<; ,. Proprietor,,
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1 : iri 166 Reade Street, New, York. "
i ,, .I <* \ Consignment Solicited and Returns made Stencils and
nj Market Reports furnished -
1 L 1"J'' .. ( \ A'c es..J on application.' /'.';
.J 1 :\ REFERKNCES-tGhatham National Bank,Thnrber.Whyland it Co. N ew.York City; also,.
rJi.. Y ( J-l:: ,, irdt : .." 7. Banks and established Produce?Merchants.New York,Philadelphia Bald,more and Boston.

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.Disston,t Companies' ';" V/N5&-".;.,',' Budde 'Orange_ and Lemon '37re'esTropical > 4

and Sem\.Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. 'Trees,strong and well rooted ,
4 *: and especially adapted to oath FJorida.
Kissimmee,, Land Company, inspection 1!invited. All inquiries by mall) promptly answered. Catalogues sent free-
on application. \., B.,D. HOYT, Bay View. HUlsboroneh Co..Fla t

AHDOomliUarbrf II
V r.y YII Curbing and Chimney Flues

A.M.r South Florida R. R Co's .Lands. _-_
C Cheaper and Better than Brick.

> >a"ntirrfItTJake'Fronts t ,High 1 and Low> Hanunockf/flrsUelasi I Pitt4. fort F O. UN D A; r I.O-N.,- BLOCKS .
range"Qrovfeg/aad rich reclaimed lands tor garden purposes. J" / i t >:.r EL- : 1 e *% W labor t 1 | i-* '-*- "is
Strong. No skilled required.
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orangeroecr: ; r V -.- t : P14pfflceShyest,. 4'Bay StreeU. .., acksonvllle, Fla.

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;" jI", Md improved Truck #atlfi! ,tt : 't.. 4I'l1i .{Ht> r LXRSERIES.wOnraeiOataloguaoiRare ...

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.botkt-Plantay andgeneralNursery Stock,is now-ready

JfOWN/LOTS IN?KISSIMMEE, WEST KlSSIMMEE AND-PlNE-DALE. t 1 .: Price, 15 cents, Postpaid. '
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( tree to all customers.) ?=1'.j

14"0: 1.;\1 ..r''b.IOUl1d.DeIcrIPU0l1''CrV': List.. .'t 1 '\ ':f ;".-' .*.*.-,..1'] f i t qs", r. I,0.,: .. 'Manatoe.Florida.BROS., "* -*''

.83T'" '''. ,'="IC, { :1">1A.J J ,. "" W" ...ILL.' H',,'.l ,.M. .:' "CNN' HJ' ,,! ON., '61 ( THE "d HSfaAi'I N ti ft; ;Sfc R! {iiE; S'

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i' '1 '_ '" hLYAlI9' t''' iKisslmmee Have:oi111iaiddland i for ale o.1lnec ,
.. ner.#t.i1tti. Orango._"County!rr Flaf'CA rs.of. .r.r : a largeetock.- J'''T"f'. 1'L-
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.iIt9iL+d.r"'UCu\n7t "IIt is 4Ns 'i I A 4 j Budded land l SWeet 'eedlfi O ; S.

.C), xrB: : ..r V 1R.J: : TiE Stocks five and buds one two>>Ctb:) <-fyears old?Airtne,' IeadtbllDated' varieties;:; \wen
\ RELIABLE: I$1 IFEBTILIZER ( grown and well rooted.: "Budded Peach Nectarine Trees;'Roses; etc.' 'Send for rp
,t TORof descriptive catalogue before;:giving your orders elsewhere. .' 1
vSapg q ?;F-1awIAll ;Yegetab'les.; i: .f .L.LIPSE1l' T '. Jfarion .Fli.'E .
'" ,, Coy.. .,.,.. ;
NMUTllbod' l for.plant-life (,specially adapted to wndy soils. Anynne wishing to obtain'.1It.r1 r -
a good fertilizer will jlnd At to .his interest to try this. It Is not concentrated .'M.I/ENGLK.: 1"H ... 1ttA.' 'pBLL; :{
e.eratt ll terttllner;bAt Ja:well manufiattttred' prganic Compost., The.epee: .is permanent... v -

t-z'.. ; Price ( In' Sack) --tIO.oOlper: -. c I 'STATE .BANK OF FLORIDA.Safe i .

ltndlbrClroalan.* .. ,''IhavenolagenU., ,' .. : .' .Address ir Deposit Safe.OpenDaily .
.'"-1\. ... *, V :GEO.. HUTCHINSON, J -
_tl'fi"_ .J Crescent CUy. t, ,.Flu. (Sundays and Legal Holidays !excepted).' Banking hours 9 a. m..to a p.m..
--- i ., ;._ -'_- \'.- /'*tJ. "S I ;Bate Deposit hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.' -j?+

3 J t E8TABLIBII L3-' !I D, lH7fi, Fire and- r Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent;, $10, $15 and "S20periYear'"

t ,; !&:%:A1; -G' ""ajE'N'( : : 'SEt 0: Sze1XI ORANGES,w. FTj'BAKER" Cashier. l .., { HENRY' : A. ;EIVGLE,LEMONS. !1lIanRFer..,.:,'

::' JJ : ;;::11' PomeKran-. Valrico Nurseries Guavas, .,
..\. :'atee, Igsi!) 1 Bananas,
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+ I .. ,4 ,U rapes, Avpcado P'rsk
K IA.M .A. ElOUBS Pears, I rr1 -.tr '"Anona, ,
) .. l. CatalogueJFVee.Seffner ,Acacia
rv a.1 1' + a r \ .(Successor to J. E. Hart,) J t-' Pecans Oriental -. .....? > erinm, :&

..iI .u.-,) i!.. 8O West Bays'8&reel. JTacksenvllle, Fla. Plums andPersimmons '' ."'I10USEY, CaTadlum, ., 'jr

.,.. baDcUe none- 'but' .the"Beit'a'nd{ most-Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue. .. ,will, .be sent.free on Stll:1 borough. Co. .Fla. PALMSi 'na,
t""* > application. ;ALw,' WholesalTbealerln -- LIMEY, Etc. i : Etc.HVORAE .

1ICorn, ;Dats. Flour Grits,:Meal, Bran W.beatDf.EED :: : ilt\R:;) E.W': ..
W"' Mt ,* / ..-W ,' > --, .7',, ," f7 j 7- ; J ', : .
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59 and 61'West Bay Street, .s Jacksonville, ,Florida

E'r ett .u dn.r1 Star Brand .fertili ers.f ':Bobfcs ; New :Periodicals' andMusic
( !"'! !,. : : :'" ; papers, ,

G uaran"IIGe.I : 'Analysis. 'I I Games, P.oHs Tc; ys' and: :I: Fancy Goods, .:.
.. 9; GE TREE 'and VEGETABLE Base-Ball Godds/Choquet and Out-door "'
t1 : U H U. PURE. 'GROUND BONE Amuserrifents.Barconrt's '.

'Fla.:Frnlt. and Hour t.i 9mUe,Tbem. JE7ewEd.: Revised, En-
.S tti/WE. / *MfiK.M: 4'* T '"-I, J IKAJNIT Ere.' I 'larged and fully Illl1ltr ted. .Cloth.:. ......._....!.t..,."...,,.._.!,.,....:.......f,...."'1ulL2 k
-.-- -- Moore' Orange Culture Rev.:Ed............i.....'.:.::.-..'.-..-.;.-.-...v--.j..v., :;..,..1100.
aaItwIM\ : dJ 6' Mill J July_27 tf "Oemler's Truck Farming In the south.'i....' ....:.4...............r...*. Lff.
J -- .- 'Wnltneo-sQardening-in I Floiida...:".'."."......-........;:".....:.....:..............-...:.....11.5 i
.' .j McClellan's.Digest! Laws pf Florida:. ....:......................:.....;.........'.!.r..,;::..../14.00.
p JrAr S& GRIFFITHS 'I have all the Maps.'Bopk's.'etc.1 ',on'Florida that are published. Complete. lists on,applica
: tion. Legal Blanks of description. n ..* *"*<
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,J---r' rII1Di'3'ii.Ultiled, m of sh PPlnc Strawberries from Florida(without Ice). ,

: .....4 and oboe$Saturday,for every shipment closed.!out that week. I Attorney, at Law:Reaf Estate Agent and Jnstlce the'Peace
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f. Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission.. 'Eighteen years'*residence lj\
.i.ES. -VlNES 1 ANDPLANTS Manatee County. Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout county. !A.a. "
1JI'&C1Icing"Attomey.and as County Judge fora number of year,! have had.occasion to
,, become familiar,with' titles and the County Records.'"Havlngfeeen continuously en.
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.. Jtr ,.uEJ E OF FLORIDA INCLUDING ,I gagedll these years In the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable product,.
: e jt, ran: e and: 'LeD:1: la I of this semitropical section;gives me advantages in the selection of the various quail,tie*of
lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined" and Deeds executed. Inform
otihecTCirad"Friute.'LeOonie1 t :Helaer'Peaa's,:Japan' Plums;;Japan Perslm.: maUon furnished.'- Correspondence solicited. l' r...,. .. _.. ..
mons,1 Figs, Ghavasfarapea,etaEACHES1 NOTK.-Braldentown Is sUnated on the south 'bank'oC'thebeauww, Manatee (BJver abbaithirtyfive : :
_:i SPECIALTY. miles south ot Tampa. Has dally sarvtce.by the elMtnt tesarM Margaret); **.
.: Jacent are the lovely TerraCela, BarasoU;and Palma Bola m etali :'with a1 kthdlKot
J rt!, : A32.'RiM11 A ILLS: '& oo-;" fish,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the"fefeMrVeautifi 'butlding titer
: the world, with thousands acres of ham mod:and:rplna,, lands,wJ1 teuopl.e&rtrulWD4: : >
ahelattd,3lol Lbnnty,-v Ia.'If b4 Dayton Island, Putnam County, Flat choice vegetables may be grown to perfection. "* '-*-* -'4 <':i




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Plants. I 1 He admits that at Switzerland some I I I item; in the UISPATCH November" tichodendron, the Mastic tree. The''< .
ftopical old trees were killed.and nursery stock 15th, 1886. :last named produces an edible (by
injured. Herenone were injured. It..1 Mr. Steele, says "I 'trust- ,that 'the i some) berry, the size of a plum, and
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.After is then quite clear that at Lake Worth successful cultivation of the Sugar in taste a, combination of'green persimmon -
the Freeze. they could not be injured less, and at'. I' Apple and other similar fruits dei i and licorice ; the wood, how-

Yes, along time after, and we all Switzerland ,they were injured more scribed by Mr. Reasoner may not be ever, is very valuable, and much.
hope it will be a long time before than here. I' confined to South Florida. We grow i sought for tillers and other'parts :of
. another like it. And ours is a genuine But to resume the ,list we have Cri-' the guava quite successfully in this boats. It i is' found only in the 'coast,
j hope, made up of both desire and nuni Ornatum, Amaryllis vittata (?) settlement. \Ve had a good crop in region of South Florida, its northern''
J expectation. The successful growth Tecoma Capensis.Star 1883 and a large crop last year. *t limit on the West coast being Term'.
Jasminum grandi- It would not do to attempt to ceia Island in Tree
-,of many plants in a semi-tropical climate grow Tampa Bay. a
defends upon two factors in forum ; Arabian JessamineJasminum the Anonas except on their own roots,1 very handsome evergreen.
plant life, viz: resistant power and re- Sambac ; Yellow Jessamine- so that in case of a freeze we might Commencing with the list :
cuperative.power. Or to be a little Gelseminum sempervirens; Cape Jes have something to fall back on." Mimusops Elengi. The foliage of
more,specific, power to resist or endure samine-Gardenia Florida ; Century Here, with the thermometer at 26, this species very much resembles that
cold and power'to'recuperate\,from the Plant:-Agava Americana ; ,Pulque we fall back upon the ground, and of the sapodilla, except that it is of a
effect of cold. Semi-tropical plantsare Plant-Agava Mexicana ; Stapelia, with the cold at 15 to 20 the i.nly: lighter green, almost an "ashen" hue,
those that may be somewhat frozen Woodfordiana ; Aloe latifolia. difference that I can see is, the ground leaves somewhat downy. The fruitwe
without injury. Tropical growths are The plants and trees that were would be very hard to fall upon. have never seen, but the seeds resemble -
such as are killed just to the extent killed to the ground, !may be divided Because of their ability to sprout those of a tamarind rather
that they are frozen.. But,i in,,tropical into three classes : again when killed to the ground, I than of a sapodilla. This and the
growths there> is 'difference. When 1st. Those that generally sprouted think that both the Jamaica Apple following species, M. imbricaria, come
killed to the ground some are entirely again from the roots. ; and Cheremoya can be grown where to us from Calcutta, and we know
ruined;while others readily sprout up 2nd. Those that one-half more or the Sugar Apple cannot, and none of nothing of the fruit. Mimusops Sieberi
again and soon ,repair the damage less sprouted again. 'them: north of a,line from Tampa is the wild sapodilla, or "Naseberry"of
done by the cold. Here our lowest 3rd. Those that none sprouted.FIRST I Cape Canaveral. extreme South Florida, another
temperature in January, 1886, was CLASS. Poinciana Pulcherima species resembling the sapodilla in
twenty-sixMegrees; and quite clearly Banana-Musa sapientum. Pine Sisal Hemp-Agava rigida. fruit and foliage. Fruit very small,
drew the line, of distinction between Apple-Ananassa sativa. Guava- The above is given only as an and "capable of great improvement."
the tropical and semi-tropical of the Psidium guava. I approximate index to the behavior of Achras cainito is a Brazilian species,
plants and trees growing here.SEMITROPICAL. These nearly all sprouted from the i these plants under the thermal condi of whose habits and appearance we
roots ard some of these sprouts have : tions indicated by the thermometer know nothing.Of .
Of these we''had several that we did already ripened fruit. We have been[ here. Some were more exposed top Achras Balata, next mentioned
not know towhichclassthey'belonged.All eating fresh guavas since the 21st o 'the wind than others, and, as a con- in the list, one of the most famous
we knew of them was that they March. sequence to a lower temperature.Some timber trees in the world, we can not
were hot house growths at the North. Citron-Citrus medica. Lime- were more vigorous than others, refrain from quoting again from
Of the Eucalyptus we have about a imetta. and consequently had greater resistant Kingsley's delightful book-even at'"
dozen species.. Their tropical and A few lime trees were not all killed I as well as recuperative power ,at the risk of being thought crazy on the .
semi-tropical qualties were quite thor and we have been using limes for the time they were frozen. subject : .
oughly discussed ,in the FLORIDA nearly six months. JAS. H. WHITE. "But he stops with a smile of satis-
Island Home, : ,
DISPATCH of June 28, 1886, by the Pond Apple-Anona lauriafolia. \13.Y,11. ... faction as he sees lying on tho ground
editor, and July 19, by the present Cherimoya-Anona cherimolia. Ja- For the FLQUIDA DISPATCH.I dark, green glossy leaves, which are
writer. maica Apple-Anona reticulata. Aov- I TROPICAL AND EXOTIC FRUITSIN fading into a bright crimson, for over-
The Lehmanni was killed\ the Has. cado Pear-Persea gratissirna. Tam- I FLORIDA. head somewhere there must. be Balata,
trata, or Red ,Gum badly scorched arind-Tamprindus Indica. Hybiscus the king of the forest ; and there, close
Several NUMBER III. by, is his stem-a madder-brown
while others were slightly discoloredor -( sorts). Satin Leaf-;-Chryso-
untouched. The following growthswere phyllum oliviforme ; Poinsetta Pul column, whose head may be a hundredand
The Sapodilla (&chra38apota)
not at all discolored by the cherriina. Gum Eleiui Bursea gum fifty feet or more aloft. The for-
f I.% (and a few of Its near relatives.) ester the sides of his favorite tree
freeze. For the benefit of the scientific mifera ; Datura suaveolons. Leopard pats
reader I give the botanical as plant Sausaveria Zeilanica. Royal The Sapodilla, or Sapodilla plum, as a breeder might that of his favorite ,
well as the common names : Poinciana-Poinciana Regia ; Russellia often familiarly ,termed "Dilly,",is the race horse. He goes on to evince his '
Callist mon, linearis ; Callistcmou, Juncea ; Crinum amabile ; Pancra- -Sapota achras of l\Iil1er-Achros sapota affection, )in the fashion of West Indians
regidus ; Callistemon, coccineuiu.v tium Caribeum., of Linnaeus. It is the type of the by giving it a chop with his -.,
Casuarina, suberosa. In its proper place I omitted Surinam natural family Sopotaceae, in which cutlass,. but not in wantonness. He '
Crape Myrtle Lagerstr mia, Ind Cherry Eugenia Mitchelli.OF group we have 'a< number of tropical wishes to show you the hidden virtues .
ica; Opoponax-Acacia Farneciana; THE SECOND CLASS. fruit bearing trees, (most of which also, of this (in his eyes) noblest. of trees-
Acacia cyanophylla ; Sterculia platanifo according to .Von Mueller, ,produce how there issues out swiftly from the
ia ; Sterculia: diversifolia. The smalll\Iangoes-l\Iangifera In- guttn-percha,) and of which it is per- : wound a flow of thick white milk,
Spanish Lime-Glycosmis auran- dica-about one-third sprouted, but haps not out of place to mention a which will] congeal, in an hour's time,
tiaca Japan Plum-Eryobothrya five large oues are entirely dead. The few of the more important here : into a gum intermediate its prpper-: ,'
of the largest is three feet and l
stump Mimusops Elengi, Mimusops JmI ties ,between caoutchouc and gutta '
Japonica ; .E ig-Ficus carica ; Pomegranate
-Punica, Granatum ; Catley' three inches in circumference at the I bricaria, Mimusops,Sieberi (Wild sap- percha. He talks of a time when the
guava. -Psidium Cattleyanum ; Yellow ground. odilla), Achras Cainito, Achras (or English gutta-percha market shall be
C..ttley-Psidium buxifolium ((1)) The Sapodilla-Achrassapoia-but : Mimusops) Balata ("Balata"), Achras supplied from the Balatas of the Northern
Date Palm-PhoBuix dactylifera; Or- one is now living. That one had a Australis, Achras Sapota (Sapodilla), hills, which cannot be shipped'
ange-Citrus Aurautium ; Lemon small killed sprout at the the ground that was Sapota elongata("Ti. ss," "Egg-fruit," away as timber He tells you how the,
Citrus Limonium ; Shaddock-Citrus not by frost. Two othersare Can istel)), Lucuma inammosa> (Mam- tree is a tree of a generous, virtuous,
decumana., Our budded lemons- entirely dead. mee sapota or Marmalade tree), Lu- and elaborate race-'A tree of God,
Eureka, Bellair, Premium and Villa TIlE THIRD CLASS. cuma multiflora, Lucuma Bonplandi,' which is full of Bap', as one said'of.old"] ,
Franca shed none of their leaves. Cocoanut-Cocos nucifera ; Mal- Lucuma prunifera (Niemeyera pruni- of such-and what could he say better, '.;r
Oranges, the leaves were not discolored pighia punicefolia. Coffee-Coffca Ar- fera), Lucuma cainito, Lucuma, ser- less or more ? For it is a Sapota, .
?In the least, and the fruit abica. pentiiria (''Sapote de cnlebra"), Chrys- cousin to the Sapodilla{ and other .excellent :.. .1
remained sound ,and juicy to the end Sugar Apple-Anona Squamosa.Of ophpllum caiuito (Star-apple), Chrys- fruit-trees, itself most excellent: .'. .
of the season.. t five Anouas this is the onlyone ophyllum olivaforme (Satin-leaf:) even in its fruit bearing 'power ; for ;
Mr. Steele' a ."little off' when he entirely killed. I had four trees, (There are,several less important sap- every five years it is covered with'such ,. .' '
claims, in the DISPATCH of June 21st, one of which was about eight feet otaceous trees natives of Florida, viz : a crop of delicious plums that'the lazy
that orange trees all over the State high and had ripened about a dtz? onppl,1s Dipholis, salicifolia( (Bustic), Bumelia negro thinks it worth his while to. 'j\
suffered as much from the freeze as at and had green ones on it when tenax (Black haw), B. lycioides (Ironwood spend days of hard work, besides in-* '\
Switzerland "excepi) possibly.the region -: frozen. or Mock orange), B. cuneata curring the penalty of the law for the j j
around Lake Worth: This fact sheds ,some light upon an I (Ant's wood), and Sideroxylon maal trees are 'government property, in"cuf- ,;" \
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ting it down for'the'sake of its fruit. difficult to transplant,but if the opera- favored places. They either were

But this tree your guide will cut him- tion is performed in the rainy season, The Orchard.For immediately around the house where

self. There is no gully between it and and ,the plants are shaded for a few ___-___u------ __ ___ -.-.A....r _-._-. every day they received more or less
the',government station, and he can weeks afterwards, but a small per cent the FLORIDA DISPATCH- : fertilization, or they were planted by
carry it away ; and it is worth his whileto of ,the plants,will die. The tree is of THE PEACH. horse lots or in gardens and

do so ; for it will square,.he thinks, slow growth when young! and,if cultivated There are men now living in the State
into a. log more than three feet in in pots for two ,or three years Brief History of the Peach in Flor- of Florida who have peach orchards

diameter,and eighty,ninety-he hopes while young, the pots being sunk to ida, and a Few Hints as to. which have been cow-penned or highly
almost a hundred-feet in length of the rim in the ground most of the its Culture. fertilized, and they deny it, or they 7

hard, heavy wood,/ incorruptible: save year, and removed to the house on speak so lightly of it as to mislead.
in salt,water;, better than oak, as good frosty nights, not planting out perma- BY J. P. DE PASS. These men also raise trees for sale.
as teak, and only surpassed in this i i- nently until it becomes of good size, It is a difficult matter to arrive at Why they speak so cautiously about

laud by ,the. Poui. He will ,make a the inhabitants bf those sections which any accuracy as to the introduction of their lands being fertilized, we cannot
stage around it some eight feet high, I are not supposed to be below the line the peach i into Florida. Its cultivation say, unless it be to deceive strangersin
and cut it above spurs. It will take of an occasional frost, will stand a better : reaches back beyond the memoryof regard to the strength of the soil in t

his convict gang (for convicts are chance of fruiting the sapodilla.The the oldest citizen. From what their own section, and thus advertise .

turned to some real ,use in Trinidad) tree, if frozen down, in most cases direction it first came is equally un- their lands as superior. But one thing $.

several/days to get it down, and many sprouts up readily from the stump, but, certain, still it is beyond question that w certain, the peach must be grown
more days to square it with the axe. A as with all tropical trees grown out of South Carolina and Georgia have in moderately rich land, and iF the

trace must be made to it through the latitude, it is a good plan to bank up furnished the hugest number of varieties laud is not in that condition naturallyit

wood, clearing away vegetation .for the trunk with earth for a foot or which are now called the native must be made so by judicious ma-
which European millionaire, could more in the fall, thus making sure of stock. Settlers from those States who nuring in order to have profitable

he'keep it in ,his park, would gladly enough trunk from which sprouts may came: here anterior to the war, by yield of good fruit.

paYa hundred pounds yard. The spring, in case it is killed down by a many years, tell us they brought the DECLINE OF PEACH CULTURE.

cleared,stems! ,.especially those of the freeze during the winter. seed of favorite peaches and they bore During the war peach trees were
palms, must" be ,cut into rollers, and The seeds of the sapodilla should annually and heavily. These seed much neglected and there were
the ,dragging of the huge log over not be planted during the fall or win- were from fruit that had been in sec- very but few planted. On almost

them will ,be a work of weeks, espe- ter in our latitude, or they will, in most tions where they lived for years and plantation volunteers every, but
cially in the wet season. But it can cases, fail to germinate. In warm, years, and in moving they brought there were comparatively sprung few. up When

be done, and, it shall be; so he ,leaves summer weather, if kept moist, theyare them to this State. Trees raised here the war closed and the State were

a significant mark ,on his new found I sure to come, but not until they now from seed brought from those reduced to poverty, especially the
treasure, and leads you on through i have been planted from six weeks to States, cannot be relied on for fruit, farmers, the fact that the peach
bush. *" I in cold winters very
the two months. except unusually un-
rapidly, was healthy: a good
Leaving Achras ,Australia, a tree of .The fruit, if picked green, will stand less seed, as was at first brought couldbe grew bearer, induced almost everybody to
New South Wales producing tolerably shipment, but will not keep the delicious found( in their purity. But let the plant more or less of this fruit. Alongthe
good fruit, according to Von Mueller, flavor peculiar to it when ripenedon seed come from where they did, certain line of railroad from Jacksonville
we wander again! back to our subject the tree. P. W. REASONER. it is that what is called the "Na to Tallahassee, and from Fernandinato
... tive Peach in of its varieties
-AcJiras,Sapota, the sapodilla. some Cedar .Keys, the only railwaysthen
The sapodilla usua'ly forms a low, For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: is as fine as any peach and as large as
in the State, and also on
The Lake Worth Crop.
spreading tree, rarely growing to a can be found in our common country. the St. Johns river, 'varieties of
height of more than twenty feet, For carrying our crops from Lake ABOUT STOCKS. both early and late were largely
though with a spread of twentyfivefeet Worth to market we have two large
And just here we wish to refute an bought by the people from nurseriesin
or more. The leaves are oblong- schooners, the Bessie B. and the Mary
error which is taking hold of some other States, and orchards from one
lanceolate (about the size of an apple B., and one small one, the Ina. The
minds and used by others honestly, acre to five and six were frequently
leaf or a little larger) and exceedingly two larger boats about the same
carry yet still erroneously, and about which, planted. These trees were brought
thick and glossy the flowers are amount of freight. I have failed to
the inexperienced, who are interested from States north of Florida, and for
small, greenish and insignificant; the get report of Mary B's freight, but
should be informed, so that persons several years it was a rich harvest
fruit which is produced throughoutthe have full returns of the other two
will act intelligently. I refer to the here for the nurseryman. But these
year, is usually of the size, shape, boats. Assuming, accordingly, that
common idea that the native stock is trees did nothing in the way of bear-
and color of a Russet apple, with the the two equal vessels carried equal the best stock to graft or*bud upon. ing fruit. They grew well and bloomed
taste of a rich, juicy pear, combined amounts of freights, the following is
While it is true that common or un every year, but their bloom would be
with granulated sugar. The sapodillais the total}, marketed crop of Lake
common varieties from other states cast and no fruit would remain. After
a native of the West Indies, but has Worth from January 1 to May 1 of
will grow and not bear in Florida, several years these foreign trees were
already been introduced into most this year: still the root of such stock, or the seed, condemned and the native varieties 4..
In South Floridaits Tomatoes bushel The
tropical countries. -3,645 crates. brought from other states, if from again resorted to for fruit. But, alas !
culture for fruit is general through prices ranged from $2 to $2.75 in
healthy trees, and planted here and the stranger was not destroyed, and
of Dade
out the inhabited portions Jacksonville. budded or grafted[ will produce as its pollen mixed with the home varieties -
and it has been Four barrels. The
and Monroe counties, Pine- pples-
good and as long lived and as prolific and we have irregulars bearers
fruited on the West coast* far up, at season for this fruit is just beginningon bearers as stock grown from the native and modified strains throughout these
least, as Manatee, where half a dozen the first of May\ the crop being seed. The experience of seven regions. The result of these failures

trees were fruiting, previous to the late this year. years and a wide observation impresses and the -:onsequent neglect of orch-
freeze of January,1886, one of which, Limes-Fourteen bushel crates. my mind with the above facts, ards, the dying out of the old kind, is
the of Mr. S. Litchfield, was Irish Potatoes-Fourteen bushel
property however much to the contrary others what so largely gave Florida the char-
partially saved from freezing by means crates. and think. Without of
may state argu- acter being a non-producing peach
of a fire on the.north side of it duringthe Egg Plant-Twelve bushel crates. I
ing the question we simply state thatit I country. In addition to this the peo-
night, and which ripened up its Beets-Five bushel crates. is the bud or the graft that must be I ple, actIng on the idea that the peach
crop last summer, and has now almost Watermelons few. adapted to the climate and anythingthat did not require a rich soil, planted on
regained its original head of foliage, Cabbages, cassava, celery, cucum- will feed it in the way of root or old land and did not fertilize. Thusit
with a fair, crop of young fruit set. bers, l lettuce, onions, parsley, pump- stock will accomplish all that is will be seen what were the causes of
The sapodilla is completely at homeon kins, radishes, snap beans, squashes,
needed. It is stated by some that the decline of peach culture in the
the lower keys and mainland herether sweet potatoes, tanyahs, turnips, and knotted roots generally come from State. In the meantime general at-
.are' large bearing groves; some others are grown for local use,
many I
other states. This is a mistake; the tention was being given to oranges,
it is, perhaps, grown on the, keys to a but not yet in quantities large enoughfor knotted roots said to be caused by an and in the development of this great

greater extent': than any other fruit. market shipment at this season. insect are common to Florida grown industry, still in its infancy, the peachwas
Mr. Collier, of Marco, has an especially JAS. WOOD DAVIDSON.Lake .
roots when grown on certain soils. lost sight of by almost everybody.
fine young grove, and a number of f Worth_, May. 1&S7. .
very large trees., At Key West, next,
to the tamarind, it is the most com A grower at Clearwater Harbor has Prior to the war peaches were raised This conditnn) of affairs continued
mon tree, producing fiuit nearly shipped 185 crates of cucumbers from I in abundance for home use, on almost from about 1870 until 1876,when Captain

throughout the year. Mr. V. Pinder, one-half acre of laud, which realized every farm east and west and south in H. J K. Day, now of Gainesville,

of Boca chica, has also very large orchards $478. the State. It was thought an easy but then of Micaiiopy, and Colonel
of the sapodilla. The Daytona Messenger reports or-- matter to produce them, and but little Acee received from Mr.[ Berckmans a

The, ,tree is propagated from seedsonly I sages packed in dry sand( last November care and attention was given them. tree of the Pien Tau or Peen-to vari-

,,so far as we know. The young as being in excellent condition I But it is to he considered that these ety. This was the first tree of this kind

plants are usually considered as rathei when opened last week. productive trees were always in introduced into East\ Florida. It is




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possible that prior to this date the Jut I what other and improved varieties 1 that region of China in which Shanghai in my judgment will be the most
J Jien Tau was growing in or near Pen- will be introduced almost every year I i3 located. From there it was profitable peaches to plant, because
sacola.] But to :Mr. Day belongs the f for years to come. It is found that j introduced into neighboring countries. they will have a home market, as wellas
honor of first intrcducing it in East:: the Pien Tau and Honey peach, some From Australia it was introduced into those of Cuba, South America, and
Florida. In 1877, through Captain 'years, will freely hybridize with other 1 this country by Mr. 'Berkmans, of over the Southern States generally.The .
O. A. Donell, General Agent of th varieties, and the outlook is, that in a Augusta, Ga., and under the name Silver Clear is an unusually
Florida Railway and Navigation, I short while Florida will have entirelynew I of Peen-To. Pien Tau is a Chinese large white peach, clear stone, of the
received two trees with dormant buds. varietiesfrom May until October. word which means Flat Peach. most delicate and delicious flavor,
One lived and is living now, a large There are several new hybrids already This peach has been bearing in juicy, a heavy bearer, and one of t every
and splendid tree. From this tree !attracting attention and after another Florida about ten years and never best of peaches. It ripens' in
buds were freely furnished Mr. Lip. year these will be freely offered to the fails to bring some fruit every July and August.
Bey, of Archer, now dead, and were public: year. Blooming about the mid- Silver Press is also a large juicy
inserted largely in stock raised by myself We come now to speak briefly of dle of January, if the weather is mild ; peach, a prolific bearer, a, delicious
'" They were distributed among VARIETIES. it bears heavily and commences ripen- flavor beautifully colored and ripensin
friends, but so little interest was at And here the utmost caution is nee ing its fruit about the first < f May, July and August.
that time felt in peach growing that cessary. Our people cannot be too continuing until the last of the month. Golden Clear is a very large, mealy
very little care was taken of them, and particular in purchasing peach trees. Sometimes this tree puts out some clear stone, yellow peach, with beau-
but few came to anything. It was in Like in every other occupation, thereare blooms in December, in which case, if tifully tinted skin, very juicy, red
1877 we began, through the pres?, to nishonest men following the nur- not overtaken with disaster, the fruit around the kernel and a prolific
call attention to peach growing sery business, and there are honestmen will ripen in April. There are said bearer. Ripens in July and August.
throughout the State. The place we in it, who are enthusiasts. Neitherof to be a half dozen varieties of this Golden Press is an exceedingly fine
now own and are living on had whenwe these are reliable. As yet there are fruit, but we think its color, flavor yellow plum or press stone peach, very
bought it seventeen bearing peach but few varieties that can be relied on, and size depend largely on cultivation, juicy and excellently flavored and a
trees. These trees bore annually, and simply because others have not been soil and) sun exposure. The fruit when very fine bearer. It ripens in July
fruit of the finest qualitv. The reason sufficiently tested. The last winter of ripe is delicious and will always be and August.
that such excellent fruit could be pro- 1885 and '86 and the winter before( of cultivated on account of its intrinsic These six varieties last mentionedare
duced was one of the moving causes '84 and '85 were not test years in merits. The common size"of the Pien all Florida natives and are most
which suggested to us the duty of di- Florida. They were cold winters, es- Tau is one and one-half inches long excellent peaches, indeed as fine as
-' recting public attention to the culti- pecially the last, and any peach tree and two and one half inches thick. any State can produce. We have
vation of this, the very best of known of any variety, in America, would have When taken from the tree its shape also the
fruits, the most profitable' and the borne fruit in Florida. Fruit grower reminds one of an old fashion biscuit The Bidwell Peach, a hybrid of the
most delicious.In ought not to be misled by the simple The Pien Tau is a half press. Peen-to and Honey, which is not a
1877 Captain Day's tree bore its statement. that this and that tree is a The Honey is of"all peaches the very large peach, but it has a beauti-
,first fruit. This fact created a sensation native of Florida, or fruits in Florida, sweetest. It usually ripens its fruit fully colored skin, is a good bearer
and he sold buds as high as one when offered, especially from other the last of May, coming in jif st as the' and deliciously flavored. In additionto
dollar each. The next year my tree States, for( the simple reason that the Pien Tau is going out. It is altogether these WP have
bore, as also did several at Mr. Lip- soil and climate of Florida differs different in shape to the Pien Tau, Barr's Daisy, propagated by Col.
sey's. In speaking and writing thenon from other sections and is more varied being a long peach, with the peculi- John Barr, of Micanopy, which is
diversifying fruit crops, these facts than any other State in the Union. arity of a little curled tit at the end. also a hybrid of the Peen-to ,and
were constantly mentioned, and the car- Because of this difference we will not The fruit is a deep red color and of Honey and identical with the Bidwell
liness of tht Pie'i Tau at once made it offer on sale peaches which are suc- good size when well cultivated, and peach. We have also the Queen of
a famous peach. Everything we wrote cessfully grown in some parts of Northern too many are not allowed to ripen. the South the same peach as the above
was copied far and near; questionswere Eastern, Middle and Western : The tree is a prolific bearer and ripens two. These peaches are deservedly
asked us, and letters of inquiry Florida. For we know there are some I its fruit for about three weeks. The popular, for they are very fine. We
were written, and the hope began to varieties grown successfully there that fruit comes in about as early as Geor- have also the
i spring up that Florida could yet'raise as" yet have never been introduced as gia's early varieties, and being a free Indian Blood Peach, both press and
peaches. far South as we live (in Levy county) stone, it will compete successfully with clear stone. The fruit is large and ofa
REVIVAL OF PEACH GROWING. and simply because they are grown in them in all the markets North and dark, dirty reddish' color and very
But it was in the year 1879 that the : Florida is no evidence that the) will West. The Honey bears so prolifically fuzzy on the outside, but within the
peach industry got its first great up- grow everywhere in the State. Quitea that in order to get good sized meat is beautifully streaked with a
ward impulse. W. P. Lipsey, of number of these varieties we are now fruit from one-third to one-half oughtto deep blood red color, is exceedingly
Archer, shipped one dozen of the Pien testing, some of which have fruited be.thrashed or picked off when the juicy, and wherever known is a very
1 Tau to a house in New York, with a two years, such as the Indian or Blood fruit is very small. great favorite, and deservedly so, since
few extra ones to be sent the editor of Peach, both press and clear stone, but The Jackson Prolific is a native of the fruit is sweet and the flavor is of
,\ one of the great dailies. The noticeat we will not offer them on the market Florida and originated on Col. Jno. F. the richest character.The .
once attracted attention, and those because the test, in our judgment, has Jackson's place at Levyville in Levy Onderdonk is a Texas peach,
peaches brought seventy-five cents notb en sufficient to recommend them : county. It is a medium size peach, introduced into Florida by M. P.
each, or nine dollars per dozen. A as reliable bearers. There are many va- clear stone, excellent flavor, creamy ,Lipsey. The peach is large and the
i' many people then wanted Pien rieties freely advertised under differ- white skin and beautifully tinted pinkon skin and meat uniformly a mot delicate -
great trees, and they readily sold at one ent names said to belong to the Chi- sunny side. It is a prolific bearer yellow. The fruit is a great; fa-
dollar apiece. nese family, which are said to do well and has never been known to miss a vorite wherever known, is above the
Prior to the introduction of the Pien in Florida. Outside of the Pien Tau good crop in nine consecutive years. average size and is unusually well
Tau the Honey peach was grown in'I' and Honey and their hybrids, we have This peach begins to ripen the first of flavored and juicy. It is a freestone.We .
Florida. When first introduced it but little confidence in them, for the September and lasts until the close of have other varieties, and we
j went by the name of the Kanard reason that we do not think they have the month. are testing some from Mexico and
peach for Mr. Kanard, of Waldo, and been sufficiently tested. Various My Favorite are of two kinds, white California, which in those countriesare
also as the Goodbread peach for Mr. names: are given to the different varie- and yellow. The yellow is not knownto considered the very best of this
Goodbread, of Hamilton county. ties of the "Native Peach," and ex- me in Florida outside of my place, kind,of fruit.
When this peach began to bear Mr. perts discover quite a number of these. and has, with the white, borne a crop HOW TO CULTIVATE.In .
Kanard thought he had a monopoly In order to avoid confusion it wouldbe every year for seven years, indeed they, Florida the great necessity is
":' of it, and tried to make a fortune out well, another season for various have never f failed a crop. They are first to work the peach, second to
I! of it. His first fruit he sold on the growers to secure specimens of all the good size, both exceedingly prolific prune it, and third to fertilize it.
cars, after extracting the kernals. The kinds they have, preserve them in alco- hearers, both clear stone and both of 1st. To work the peach. The
seed he sold at exceeding high prices, hol if possible or in some other way, delicate flavor. These trees are now orchard should be plowed in Januaryand
or planted them, but with all his caution hold a meeting and give them names. heavy with fruit, although every bud be kept by hoe, plow and harrow
he made but little money ; and Then new and distinct varieties couldbe and piece of wood out of which a graft free from grass and weeds until the
', now this most popular and delicious named as they are produced, could be made was cut away last summer first of October when work should
of peaches is in the yards and orchardsof through this organization, providedsuch and winter in order to propagatethe cease. By working the orchards
almost every fruit grower in Flor- a meeting issued in a permanent tree more rapidly. The tock on until October you keep the tree in a
;' ida. Every year since 1878 the inter- society. The varieties best known as hand} this year is necessarily small. growing condition, and it is not as aptto
est in peach growing has been on the permanent bearers, are first the We have also a yellow and white press mature its fruit buds and spring
increase,and I this fruit, like the orange, PIKN TAU AND IION'EY. but as yet are not offering them to the them so early as if the work stops in
*': can scarcely be overdone. The varieties These are our earliest peaches. public. Thtse peaches which begin June, which is usually the time per-
: we now have are sufficient to meet The Plan Tau or Peen-To is a Chi- to ripen the last of September, continuing sons cease to work their orchards.
every demand, but there is no doubt nese peach and has its origin at or in until the middle of October, 2d. How and when to prune. This



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peach tree in Florida grows rapidly.It ought not to ,be used in very large level with the surface of the ground. udes< we have the sign of the borer. ,
, makes wood with amazing swift- quantities and when used, applied by Second : Dig the hole large enoughso Cut into the tree and follow this hole

ness. Unless the tree is pruned backit itself. And the best month to apply that the roots when spread out will fearlessly until you find the worm, and
produces large and long branches, it is June. not be cramped. In filling in the dirt do then kill it. You need not fear hurting -
which in a very short while ceases almost FORMULA FOR COMPOST. not let the roots crowd each other but the tree. We have cut the bark

entirely to put out lateral Green or well rotted Stable or Cow try to have them placed as naturally almost all from trees and
branches and mostly at the ends. Manure....... ......... .. ..... 2000 Ihs away they
grows Acid Phosphate ...j. ...... ...... .. .. 3LO' as po ible. Be careful that you do would grow on, flourish and bear fine
In this condition any tree will become Muriate of Potash ..... ..... .' .... 300 not place any manure that will come fruit. This insect, however, we have
uureliable bloomers and fruit bearers. Place in covered pen, wetting thoroughly in contact with the roots of the tree, not found to be very destructive in
Pruning should be done before the and then covering compost unless it be thoroughly decomposedand East and South Florida. The time to
tree puts out\ its blooms. At least halfor thoroughly mixed or else will hunt the borer is
heaps with dry dirt. The above will you from January to
all of ,the fall growth should be cut kill tree or stunt its It Still
fertilize about one hundred old trees your growth. January. no one need be
back. I ought to write must be cut and three to four hundred two year is best to wait until the tree begins to alarmed at this. since, as it discoversits

away. The trees, should be carefully old trees. The manure may be put on its growth before you apply presence by gum exuding from the

watched during the growing season, divided into four parts or layers to your fertilizer. A young tree may be tree, you need hunt it only when you
which is a long one, and whenever advantage in the pen. In breaking mulched either with clay, straw or see< the sign of its presence.
there is a tendency in any one or more other to but .
things advantage
pen cut from the top down and mix -- -- -
limbs or branches to grow rapidly, well.) should be taken that if with straw no The Kelsey on the Chicasaw.The .
they,should with promptness be cut Another formula for the peach is fire be allowed near and watchfulness
plums sent us by John Ellis of
back. This will make the limbs ,
I ground bone, kainit and cotton seed should be exercised to destroy destructive -
sucker and will bunch the tree. meal. Take two pounds of ground insects which harbor under Okahumkee,Fla., were of the Chicasaw

Among peach growers there is a difference bone to three pounds of kainit and the straw to feed on the tender leaf type, of which there are many growing -

of opinion as to whether the tree three pounds of cotton seed meal and and bud, such as the black and gray wild throughout the State. Someof

should be allowed to,branch low from mix well. For trees just planted out cricket, and the pumpkin bug, whichis them like the specimens sent, are
the i is that if the
ground. My opinion both brown and black. The
not more than one and one-half pound green
excellent fruit and would be
body is allowed from three and really ,
one- trees should be kept clean of
should be put to a tree, and this must young
half to four feet it is best in State. profitably cultivation.
improved by
not be applied until the tree plantedout grass, especially in the rainy season,
The opinion that the body of the tree is in leaf. About one and one- or it is possible much damage will be These trees can he budded with
should be protected from sun by letting sustained by the common grasshopper, ] Plum
half pounds of cotton seed meal shouldbe Kelsey at any now, or
the tree branch low, is a fanciful which will eat out the bud and retard
applied again in June. grafted( with them in January or Feb--
idea of ,inexperienced pretenders. )Ro the tree's growth.
branches should be allowed to grow To trees t that are bearing, the application ruary.

towards the ground. All dead of ground bone with kainit in SOIL. The Kelsey is such-a rampant grower -
the proportions mentioned above, We are frequently asked the kind
branches, small or large, should be cut that it does
not seem to need much
off as soon as discovered. No sucker- should be applied the last of January, of soil the peach needs. This is not a
ing from the ground must be allowed. when the orchard is ploughed for the difficult question to answer since uni fertilizing to make sufficient wood

FERTILIZING.In first time. In June cotton seed meal versal experience demonstrates that it growth, but an application of some

Florida one of the defects in our can be used alone. Cotton seed meal I does best in sandy lands., In Floridawe fertilizer rich in potash and phosphoric -

soil; except in hammock, is the absence produces wood, and the potash is have noticed peaches on all classesof acid, should be applied in order to
mostly needed in making fruit. The lands do well, except those places I
of and in of them
potash, most :
bring to perfect the
quantity used on a producing tree exceptionally wet and low, or which large
the supply is limited. \\'ith us, as
c where, the basis for peach tree must be regulated by the quality of may be springy or subject to overflowin amount of fruit the Kelsey sets.

1 1" >d is potash. This can be suppliedin the soil, but a tree that is bearing will long continued spells of wet The Kelsey is )f rather a willowy

wood ashes, kainit,or in the pure take more fertilizer in proportion to weather. On pine lands and hammocks growth and should be pruned frequently
its size and age, and the intelligent on clay lands and sand lands,
potash.of commerce. all during the summer by cutting or .
Muriate grower must regulate this matter. I on high land and flat land, you can
prefer the of Potash.
pinching of the tender ends of the
Ashes from the stove or fire place am satisfied that copperas, the sulphateof confidently plant the peach if you will
.should never be thrown They iron is an excellent fertilizer for furnish. the plant food the soil does growing shoots, to make them throw

should be preserved in away.a barrel far peach trees, and it assists in freeingthe not possess, and if you will prune and out side shoots and become as stockyas
tree from insects. I from cultivate it properly.
enough from the dwelling, to protect possible.
against! fire or put on the trees as they five to ten pounds to bearing trees. INSECTS. In budding trees of a bearing size
are taken out, which is the better plan. This ought to be done in Januaryand The peach in East end South Flor deciduous should
( trees) they be bud-
June. About the first of June
On pine land, hammock mould or good I ida is troubled with but few insects. '
before the rainy season begins, a good ded in the smaller limbs and not over
swamp muck, with the addition of The fist of these is the ROOT INSECT,
coat of fertilizer should be given and half of the tree budded at once, in
lime and which makes
acid phosphate, say from one the root knotty. We
then the shou d order that the shock from the
trees be well worked cutting
to three pounds of phosphate to the have observed that when the tree is:
and kept growing until October. Per- limbs, (when the buds have taken,)
tree according to size, and as much properly enriched and worked this
sons desiring this delicious fruit, if may not be too severe and sufficient
lime and the same in potash may be insect is not likely to do damage.
they will follow these simple rules, foliage remain on the tree to properly
applied. Stable or cow manure can Candor compels us to say, however,
will have the satisfaction elaborate the and maintain circu-
bo of enjoying that others sap
used freely. These manures should whose experience is .
be scattered around the trees and it in almost every part of Eastern and worthy of consideration, differ withus. lation. -- --.---
worked in with hoe. The best Southern Florida, on hammock as These insect
a way are thought to be Fur the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
well as pine lauds', on clay as well as
to make stable is nourished certain kind of
cow or manure to by a grass. Tho
lands. Ripe Fruit Carrier.I .
litter the stalls with pine straw. Pine sandy indigenous to Florida, and as they are
straw has in it more potash than anyother PLANTING. found in the roots of tomatoes, which have shipped quite a number of

straw'and is a good absorbent. The very best time to plant the they very greatly injure, it is thought boxes of the "Ripe Fruit Carriers," t

When the stables are cleaned out put tree is from the first to the middle of they are in the soil before the tree is for which good returns have been

from 1,800 or 2.000 pounds of cow or December, and by all means by the planted. We believe, however, thatif made ; twenty.five to fifty cents per
horse manure in a covered pen, then last of December,-especially the Peento sulphate of iron is added to fertile box is claimed by some, and mer-
add 300 pounds of acid phosphate thena and Honey varieties. And while izer these insects will disappear. The chants claim that many families buy

layer of manure and one of phos the summer and fall peaches can be next is the common grasshopper and 1 whole boxes on account of their keep-

phate and so on;; wet the whole and planted out and do well until as lateas assail the juicy and tender shoots of ing so well], instead of only a few

cover it with dry dirt. In six weeksor the middle and last of January, trees, specially young trees, if the orchard dozen at a time. It is also claimed
two months this acid phosphate still we earnestly advise those who is kept grassy. More damage is that creased oranges keep well in
will have cut the manure to dry wish the best results to plant in De- done by them than one ordinarily sup- them. I am j just in receipt of a :letter

powder. Cut this1 p and mix cember. poses. Chickens will keep them down, from T. M. Bradley, West Grove, 111.,

well with, hoe and apply to tree so thateach The distance being settled in the but if the orchard is large care must to whom I shipped by freight, in

tree will get from one to three mind of the planter, it becomes a be taken against their approach by which he states they were twentyfourdays

pounds of,acid phosphate according to matter of importance to place the tree working out the grass. en route and arrived in good or-

size. The potash can be added to the in the ground properly. First : The The worst pest we have is the OHER.J der, a few only showing decay. Many
acid potash when the compost is firstmade crown of the roots should be from one t will bore into the bark and it will shippers of Indian river have realized
or applied by itself. It is betterto to two inches above the ground when kill the tree sometimes. A greatmany from $4 to $7 per box for their crops.

add it to.compogt in the pen, givingas set. The reason for this is that the remedies have been suggested 1, Many trees are full of young fruit, .

much potash as phosphate. Cottonseed tree in taking hold and the earth in hut none are reliable except the knife. yet the aggregate crop will be light.C. .

meal is also very good, but it settling; will bring the tree on a I Whenever near the root the gum ex- Rockledge, Fla. B. 1 .oRvDEP"



30,1887.J DISPATCH. 459

I if we make general farming a success 'I II In Grove and Orchard thorough it requires no little trouble to get the

June.WORK I in this State. culture should be the order of the day. t-laiits to head well, and many would,

: ::; :. : I::: ...: Tobacco requires the same cultiva- clean culture is attempted, let it be doubtless, like to know whether the
seed they obtain are good or not. To
FOR JUNE. tion cotton and that If have been
as corn, except thorough. cow peas
ascertain this, take a small shovel of
In Field, Garden and Grove. the plow or cultivator should be run planted between the trees, a plan we live coals, on which sprinkle a few

Upland Rice is one of the field crops lightly. Topping and ripening this practice and advocate, work the peas seed ; if they are good they will pop
. which now claim special attention ; month, see instructions in recent is until they "take the ground." Where and burn.crackle, if not. they will simply

and the success which has attended all sues.Sweet peas have been planted during the last All who tobacco should raise

well.directed efforts in the culture of Potatoes.Vines are now of May\ or are planted this month, anda turkeys; a grow turkey will do as much

this valuable cereal should stimulate : plentiful and the main crop should be good stand is obtained, the trees will work as a hand in picking off the to-

Florida inland planters to put in large put in during June and July. Pre- need no further cultivation until fall, bacco worm. S. R. JONES.

fields the present season. It may be pare the land in advance and wait fora except to keep the spaces immediatelyaround Enterprise, Fla. -. -

sown until the 10th or 15th of June soaking rain before "sticking" the the trees "hoed out." For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:

with reasonable assurance of a good vines. One or two "workings" will be In the Nursery tie| work for this Eradicating: Bermuda Grass.In .

crop. Most cultivators plant in shallow sufficient until the vines take the month may be summed up in two the DISPATCH of May 23d a
correspondent ask for the best methodto
drills about forty inches apart, ground. Do not let them root in the words, budding and cultivation. Fin- kill Bermuda grass. Mulch heav-

scattering the seed somewhat thinly middles. ish the spring budding this month. ily,so thick the light will not penetrate
in the drill. Others lay off the land Fodder and hay crops, such as pearl Give the trees their last fertilizing for through. First, before putting down
in rows three feet apart, making low, millet, Kaffir corn, millo maize, etc., the year, and keep them growing vig- mulch, lay down sticks with slats or

flat ridges or beds, and dropping fiveor should now be planted, and will]] grow orously by constantly stirring the soil from brush touching laid crosswise the ground.to keep If the the mulch hay,

six grains of seed in hills or stools, vigorously during the "rainy sea and working orange trees. Do not cut or whatever is used for the purpose,
at a distance of ten inches apart, along son." "Plenty of forage and hay insures the stocks off after the buds "take," touches the ground, the Bermuda grass

__ these beds. Cover lightly and keep sleek, comfortable and thrifty but make an incision with a knife a will grow through.By .
the worked and clean until the stock, and an abundance of stable and few inches above the bud and lop the the above method it will come to
the of the and if there is
top ground,
heads begin to show, when all working lot manure for next spring's use. Do tops over. The tops of two adjoiningrows a vacant dark space above it will die.

may be stopped. Before planting, not neglect; this matter of hay and can be turned in toward each In good soil, if there are trees grow-

in all cases the land should be broken forage-it's worth the earnest and other, thus filling every other row with ing, you cannot kill it by digging up,

up deep and harrowed fine. Lay persistent attention of. all farmers who tops and obviating the necessity of cultivating unless you dig u r. the trees too as the
deserve and stock." it until the removed. Bermuda grass roots go down to
your rows off as straight and "true"as good profitable tops are KNICK.
In the Garden this is dull month. when the buds have matured
possible to facilitate working. Yen a one Lawtey, Fla., May 23,1887.
gan rice is highly recommended, as By taking a little trouble, "garden growth remove the top. By this I For the FIXJKIUA--DISPATCH._O. ._ *

one of the very finest varieties for upland sass" can be had :for the table throughthe method the buds will shove out more Asparagus.Will .
culture. summer and fall months. It must vigorously,as the trees are not shockedby your practical and experienced

Corn and Cane.-In most parts of be kept in mind that all crops plantednow the removal of all their foliage ; correspondent, Mr. Steele, kindly reply -

Florida corn will be "laid by" this must be shaded, and unless showers and there will be fewer sprouts from to the following queries on Aspa-

month ; but where it is so far advancedit are frequent they must be watered.As the stock to be removed, as the bud is ragus culture, and oblige RIVERSIDE.,

should be surfaced worked until the only a small piece of ground is thus placed in a position to make the 1. Which are preferable, the.one or

stalks and leaves spread across the necessary in our climate where two or leading shoot at the expense of other two year old roots? and who can sup-

middles. Cane should also be worked even three crops a year can be raised, sprouts. ply good, sound roots?
---- ---- --- --- 2. What is the latest
until its growth prevents the passageof this watering is not so much of a taskas very improvement
in planting? How wide the
the plow between the rows. it might at first appear to be.
Farrm and alfden. rows, and how far apart the plants in
Peas should be planted this month Tomatoes, Peppers and Egg Plant the row ?

for a full crop. Many plant in the may still be set out. The work should' 3. How deep should the crowns of
middles when laying by the corn. Thisis be done in the cool of the eveningand For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: the roots be planted ? How many
Forage Again.In
inches below the surface ?
of best and most economical the plants carefully watered,
one our
the editorial following the articleof 4. What is the very best manure for
forage crops. Lay in a good supply shaded and mulched. "N. W.,"speaking of a gap left from this plant? How and when applied ?
of pea vine hay (see instructions for Okra, Sieva Beans and Collards, the fall to February, which is not filled in --..

curing in another column.) Few soils stand-bys for summer vegetables, can that article by any green forage, he Destroying the Cabbage Worm
.in East Florida are rich enough to be planted during this month. They says : "Would not Texas blue grass and Squash Bug
A of the
fill that ? As I. am not acquainted correspondent
produce a satisfactory growth of peas will continue to bear until frost. Okra Farm and Fireside "I
with that grass, and, indeed, never says: bought a
if sown broadcast. Plant in drills can be used in so many ways, greenor saw it, I cannot answer that question. package of Persian insect powder
and cultivate until they take the dried, and as it is so wholesome, it I should be glad to know that it would. plant seed (pyrethrum) and planted in
growth. The "black" and "clay" should be more extensively cultivated. If what he quotes from Mr. Horne will my garden. When the pests begin to
come I make a tea of the flowers and
here most it will but
apply assuredly
1 seed be have ;
are best for vines. The speckled Celery may now sown ;
peas 1 will speak of what I know that will sprinkle it on the cabbages and mel-
crowder is a good sort. the soil rich and fine. Do not cover go a part of the way, at least, in fillingthe ons, and it kills every bug. It is harm-
Cotton must now be worked shal- the seed, simply put it down with the gap. less to the plant and man. The seed

low. Keep the surface loose and open, hand. It is best to sow the seed in a The crab grass that follows the corn can be procured of any first-class seeds
in the field be left in the field man. Its culture is very simple. It
letting no weeds or grass get a foot- box. Celery cannot be grown except may ,
is the 'buhach' plant of California and
and it will make pasture for the cattle ,
hold. Continue working until the on moist laud.Cashaws .
the best and safest insecticide
up to the end of the year. Rye sowedin
rows interlock. Have any of our and other pumpkins may September will make pasture to follow known." .

readers tried the modern cultivator in still be planted, provided the hills are this, and so the succession may be Mr. A. I. Bidwell-- -- has received returns -

lieu of the turn plow, scooter, and I kept shaded until the plants are estab kept up. Crab grass, like the annual from his first shipment of six
sweep in the cultivation of cotton, lished. grasses of the plains, does not lose all crates of peaches. They brought him

corn, etc., as suggested by Mr. Shrader.See Lettuce will produce good heads if its nutrition by being killed by the seven dollars per crate or about fifteen
frost or wet with a few rains and dews.
( page 419 of the current volume.) the heat-resisting varieties are sown. N. W. dollars per bushel nett. His Peento'sare
He if the crop has been properly The "lady finger" or other delicate .... yielding but a short crop. But
says the
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. Bidwell's Early will give him
"checked off" hoeing can be entirely variety of cow pea should be planted Tobacco Seed. about four bushels to the tree.

dispensed with by using this implementand for table use. Properly prepared they
To grow good tobacco seed trim the Palatka has a cucumber eighteen
running it both ways. Hand are one of our most delicious summer head to what is known as a crow's inches in length and six inches in cir-
labor must be reduced to a minimum vegetables. foot. All tobacco planters know that cumference.y .


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first leaves in spring and the new in every situation, wet or dry, rich or ihould be at least six inches deep. Its

Ornamental Horticulture. shoots all summer are very dark col- poor, sunny or shady, winter or sum- a good plan to put a handful of
mer, we consider it unequaled in Flor- !sand below and around the bulb. It
ored almost The fact that
ida, by anything we have seen. is best to plant Lilies where the
both varieties of Ampelopsis are decid- That it will grow under the shade ground is partly shaded. Success in

Botanical Common Names. uous is an objection, in this climate [and up to the very trunks of trees is Lily culture depends upon keeping
where so many beautiful evergreen j one of its best points as a lawn grass. the bulbs as cool as possible during

Shakespeare said: "What is in a climbers can be easily grown. Butas There is a variegated variety of our hot summers. These should be
circumstances which is cultivated illowed remain undisturbed for
name? That depends upon Stenotaphrum glabrum to
is the of life
"variety spice ,
usually it be truthfully an very as a basket plant in some choice 'years, frequent removals being injurious -

swered "much It is true both varieties of Ampelopsis have ,collections of plants at the North-if by destroying the roots. Thereis

every way. their place ; if either is to be omittedit this variety will hold its beautiful a large assortment of Lilies of our

that "A,rose by any other name would should not be Veitchii. For weeks variegation here in the open air, and I own country,which for beauty and hardiness -

smell as sweet. Yet ignorance of the the I are perhaps not excelled for
before the leaves drop in autumn, the grow as luxuriantly as green- gar-
true name of flowers and plants often leaved variety it will prove a unique I den culture, especially the double

leads to great confusion. Many per- coloring of its foliage is simply gor- addition to our lawn grasses, and open Tiger Lily and some others fron Cali-

geous. of fornia. Some of the latter are not so
up many possibilities carpet-gar
sons criticise the ,common use of the e .
Profits of Tuberoses. dening and "open air embroidery." well suited for culture in pots on ac-

latin botanical names of plants,shrubs Are you sure, Mr. Editor, that your count of their branching bulbous roots

and trees, in ordinary conversationand Small crops of extreme large bulbs "St. Augustine" grass which "does not which unfit them for being cultivatedin

:even in the columns of a paper may be occasionally sold at eighteen form a close even sward," is the true this way unless the pots are good-

which does not claim to be strictly and dollars per thousand. But it would and genuine Stenotaphrum glabrum ? sized and thorough drainage insured.
P. W. REASOEER. The best is to a quantity of
into the way pot
devoted to the scientific side not be safe for any one to go
entirely Manatee, Fla., May J.1387. bulbs and plunge them all in the bor-
of horticulture. If these names shouldbe business of growing these bulbs with Mr. Ileasouer makes out a pretty der to lift and force or flower where

universally adopted and 'come into the expectation of realizing any such strong case for his side of the question.It they are."

general use, there would be very much price3. Peter Henderson & Co. wrote may be that the grass we have The above, which is clipped from

less uncertainty as to what is meant I to us two years: ago that they could known as "St. Augustine" grass was the Farm and Garden, is commendedto

when some favorite house or border buy them at six dollars per thousand, some other variety. ED. HOUT. the careful study of all who wishto

plant is mentioned.If and three inch bulbs, which is an extra -.- cultivate lilies in this climate. So _

a writer commends "Jacob's large size, are now advertised at seven Lilies. far as we have observed, the only va- V

dollars and fifty cents thousand.or 'Consider the Lilies' is a worthy
Ladder" as desirable for hanging per rieties which seem really at home here
-- -e---- admonition and the more we study
many would not recognize a the FLORIDA DISPATCH: these lovely flowers the more we mar- and stand full exposure to the sun in

plant well known to them under the 1 St. Augustine Grass. vel at the wonders of nature. Per- our light sandy soil are the common

name of "Wandering Jew." If its We have a "bone to pick" with you haps, of all the beautiful plants grown, white lily, Lilium candidum, and the

proper name, Tradescantia zebrina, on the lawn grass question, especiallyso I these give more pleasure and satisfac- long flowered white lily Lilium long;
far as concerns "St. Augustine"grass tion than any other flower, and whenin
were in common use there would be florum ; there are two sub-varieties, L.
noticed rather unfavorably in bloom what can be more beautiful
no doubt as to what was intended. your article in DISPACTII of May 9th. than Lilies. There are so many kinds floribunna and L. Harrisi, all are so

Occasionally a part of the botanical'name In the first place we do not claim that and varieties now to select from that nearly alike that it is immaterial

is adopted as a common name St. Augustine grass will make a lawn I every taste and purse can be suited which you have. Various other lilies

and often in a way to render "con- equal to one of Northern blue-grass, and I might say every climate, for it will do well if they are shaded and
but we do think that while nurserymen is settled, if not a well known fact the soil is kept well mulched. Bewareof
fusion worse confounded. A fa mil too much water and rememberthat
and others are hunting up a grass that Lilies can be grown in pots withas ,
liar example is the frequent use of the fresh stable manure is rank poison -
hat, will do so, the St. Augustine grass much pleasure as Fuchsias and }
word "Japonica" as a name for "Cam- should be planted as a temporary excuse Gerauiums. The Auratum is withouta to all lilies.

ellias." The true name is "Camellia at least, besideevery kitchen doubt the queen of the Lilies. It is For the FLORIDA DISPATCH e 4 :

Japonica" and if either word is to be door, in front of every cottage and a native of Japan and has a delicious Desirable Wild Plants.A .

around every Florida home where spicy fragrance and the bulbs; now can
it should always be the lengthy article concerning Ipo-
dropped specific sand and clam shells or beerbottlesnow be had at such reasonable prices that
mea Noctiflora was written recentlyby
name and not the generic.If reign one should have them in the
supreme. every
"Up River Correspondent. I, too,
you speak ofl Camellia, your A year ago last September we pile yard or among their collection of think might be made out of

meaning cannot be mistaken. Bu t chased a few cuttings of "St. Augus- house plants. There is another per- them. money We have flowers here

Japonica might be either Eulalia J tine" grass (Stenotaphrwn glabram]) fectly hardy Lily which every one here that bring fancy many prices in the
which was planted out under the should have, as hardy as an oak, bear-
J. Citrus J. J. North. For instance, the Virginia
Cydonia Hydrangea ,
'! shade and near the roots of a large,, sing large clusters of snowy white
Creeper (Ampelopsis Quinquefolia),
Funkia J., as, trulj as Camellia Japonica live oak, on land usually very dry., medium sized flowers, delightfully, Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnata),

either one of them being quit< The cuttings were planted in rows two fragrant. This is Lilium Candidum Wild Honeysuckle (Azalia nudiflora),

as much entitled to that specific name., feet apart, a toot apart in the rows, or the Bridal Lily of Bermuda, also Trumpet Vine (Biguonia capreolata),
-e.Ampelopsis.-- and cultivated and kept clean with a called the Madonna of the Italians, Yellow Jessamine (Gelsemiuuui sein-
Veitchii. hoe during the following winter. though it is a native of Bermuda.
pevirens), and a host of others.
Early in the following summer the For a great many purposes:: this flower
A few weeks ago a correspondent We also have some fine lilies, the
ground was completely covered by a has no rivals, because of its snowy
Spider Lily, the Blue Iris, the Amaryllis -
from Lake Haiti and gave a glowin g thick turf, which up to date, has not, white blossoms being so much desiredfor
Treatea (Easter Lily), and the
account of the_ beauties of Ampelopsi If failed to be always green and attractive Christmas and Easter decorations Yellow Pond Lily.In .

quinquefolia, Virginia Creeper o]r has never needed mowing, and. and other purposes where white flow- our marshes we find the beautiful
Woodbine. The is f has stood any amount of tram ping ers alone are wanted and used. It is
plant deserving o Scarlet Hibiscus and a species of V
and abuse without injury. generally supposed that the culture oi
and well of Hollyhock. The Yucca, too, shouldnot
praise worthy more general .
It has stems Lilies is difficult and that
no underground 01 very they
be forgotten it is commonly
cultivation. Yet the variet y runners of any kind, and whoevere : need a special soil. Such is not the ; "
known as the "Spanish Bayonet.
named as the subject of this wishes to be rid of it can do so at an]y, case, they only desire a good rich soil There are beautiful flowers

which is also known as ,Japan ivy, i:s time by hoeing it up once. We consider such as is afforded 'by a mixture ol f growing wild many here, waiting for some
desirable. ofte it for lawn grass as far superio r loam and well decayed cow manure,
still more Though ]n t one to analyze them. We have many
Bermuda the Bermuda is browlhalf Make soil rich and
to as heavy provide
quite small at first and slow to start oj ff beautiful varieties of Sedum, which as
the year, must be mowed OJ r good drainage, and light soil, rich I North
yet have not been introduced ,
into vigorous growth, yet nothing e pastured:: to keep it down, unless 01 1 mulching in the hottest summer
and I am sure they would bring high .
ceeds it in will )II land where it will months and will abundance
vigor or cover a wa very poor not grovwell you get an prices. We have also air plants, ferns,
all. of beautiful Lilies. The soil should
when it is well at
more rapidly once ei 1 shrubs, etc., that are all worthy of no-
Of that the St. be and well drained that al]
tablished. The leaves are inuc h course, Augustin e deep so I
is of value for fodder will off In .. tice.Who
no "U water rapidly. plants
I grass p] pass
smaller than those of the other var;1- will be the first to engage in
I River Correspondent's" mule gave ui ing the bulbs a great mistake is mad< the wild flower business ?
ety, and ,three lobed, the larger on< s conclusive proof long ago. in planting them too shallow ; all excepting IMOGENE.

resembling a small grape leaf. Tl Le Simply as a lawn grass, however., the very smallest bulb S Dreamland Knoll, May:u, &7. '

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selves; so I propose to make a crazy mixed with a little cold milk or water, We have a very good Sundayschool.Our .
rorqe Interests,. carpet. Did you ever hear of such a a pinch of salt, sugar to taste and superintendent, Professor Dodd,
thing ? I think that will be "some- flavor with vanilla ; when almost cold certainly works for the Sunday-school,
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. thing new under the sun." We are pour over the peaches. Beat the also for all intellectual causes. He is
going to put a bright square for the white stiff, sweeten, flavor, and spread now working for a high school to
The Guest. centre-piece, and then cut these old on top. To be eaten cold. If canned commence at this place in September.With .
carpets up and piece in the balance in peaches are used, do not have much his diligence we think he will
To household
every at sometimes "all 80th," just as we can fit them. .juice in the dish. I use condensed succeed. We have splendid educational -
there comes' a guest, or friend for a This will help to cover up some of milk with both of these dishes. advantages here, day-school,
few days visit. How shall the friend's the rooms, so there will not be so many We were told when we came to Sunday-school, church and prayer
visit be made the source of happiness rooms with bare floors to wash in sum Florida, that we could neither can meeting, and we are now going to or-
present and ,retrospective ? mer. Of course, every one to their fruit nor dry it, as it would not keep. ganize a literary society. We meet
taste, but this is my idea. We have done both, and with success. next week to appoint officers, etc.
With most house keepers the ad- ELSIE B. We used the last of our dried peacheslast Will write you again when we are

vent of a visitor is a source of anxietyand -,- week, and there was not a worm more fully organized and tell you how
care, as well as pleasure ; there is For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: in any of them all winter. They we succeed. With best wishes for

so much extra work to do in "putting Peaches. were dried in the oven, never in the your valuable paper.Your .
Editor Home Interests: sun, a few every day. right throughthe friend,
the house to that times
rights, many I have been very much interested peach season. It was not very D. ROBERTA HUNTER.
she is well nigh worn out before the ill your department ever since it was much trouble, and we were well Orange Home,Sumter Co., May 15.Recipes. .
time comes when she is to enjoy the first started in the DISPATCH, and I pleased with our success. They must bSi

society of her friend.It thought to have written ere this, offer- be watched well of course, to keep .
would be well if some of the ing my "mite," towards helping alongthe them from burning, never have themin PRESERVED PEACHES.-Take ripe,
good cause ; but, "procrastination," when there is a hot fire ; but thereis but not soft, peaches ; pour on boiling
common sense we all need for emer- that thief who steals so much of our no need of giving directions about water to take off the skin, which will

gencies were applied in this case. valuable time, has been around, and this part of the work, use common pull off easily ; weigh equal quantitiesof
True it is very natural that every he is constantly saying, "put it off tilla sense. When dry enough to be taken fruit and sugar, put them togetherin
good housewife to wish for her hometo more convenient season," and so, from the plates, tie in paper bags, and an earthen pan over night. In the!

seem at its best to the friend or the nearly a year has passed since the let them hang near the stove for sev- morning pour off the syrup, boil a few
"Home Interest" departmeut was first eral days, till they are thoroughlydried minutes, set the kettle off, take off the
casual visitor ; yet a friend must not published, and here I am just writingmy then pack in paste board boxes, scum, put back the kettle on the fire;
be regarded in the light of a critic. first letter for it.Vell, I am paste cotton cloth over the top and when the syrup boils put in peaches,
No friendship is worthy the name that glad the other sisters have not been edges, then wrap well in newspapersand boil them slowly three-fourths of an

seeks only to "spy out the land," in a so negligent, but have written both: tie in place. I hope some of the hour, take out and put in jars ; boil
friend's house. good and useful articles, and I hope sisters will try this and have plenty of the syrup fifteen minutes more, and
i they may continue to do so, for I consider : good fruit next winterequal to what you pour over them ; seal hot.
Let the hostess remember the old I this department one of the most would pay twenty or twenty-five centsa PEACH PI .-Peel and stone eight

adage, "a welcome is as good as a important in the DISPATCH, and well pound for.Ve pared ours, all of peaches, one cup of sugar, line a pie-
feast," and not allow herself to worry worthy a place every week in that most them. This letter is so long I am plate with the paste, wet the edges, arrange -
over the impracticable or the unavoidble excellent paper. But to my subject, afraid'' I will not be "admitted." the fruit,add the sugar, lay three
and that is "peaches." Now that the "JASMINE. narrow bars of the paste across the top,
the most and best that be
peach season is so near at hand, it is Moultrie, "la.Iar; 7,1887. fasten the ends, lay three more stripsto
< form diamond
necessary waysof For the FLORIDA DISPATCH : spaces, wet again and
pleasure, is to give them a feeling of using that most delicious fruit, A Little Girl, Who is an Old lay a rim around the edge, wash over
freedom, in short, a home feeling. Fine should be known. A celebrated Friend. the top with egg, bake moderately
furniture can be viewed at leisure at writer has said,"God might have madea Editor Home Interest: twenty minutes.

of the estab- better berry than the strawberry, butit Here comes the little girl who wrote GREEN PEA SOUP.-Put,two quartsof
any numerous upholstery is evident he never did." He may several letters to your most splendid with four of
green peas quarts water,
lishments, and fine cooks can be found not have made a better berry, but he paper a few years ago. The last letterwas boil two hours, keeping the waste sup-
where there is desire and ability, yet certainly made a better fruit when he published in" February, 1885. I plied by fresh boiling water; strain
the face of a friend is not always at i made the peach, and we are blessed received a nice letter from Mr. D. them from liquor, return to the kettle,
with a great abundance in our State, Redmond, Sr., editor of DISPATCH,
rub the seive
hand, a "friend indeed" is one of the peas through a chop an
for which we are truly thankful. which I appreciated very much. Since
onion fine and small of mint
a sprig ;
rare things most sought, most prized"in One of our favorite dishes is peach then the paper has changed hands let it boil ten minutes, stir a table-
this cold world of ours." and it is wellas several times but love the DISPATCH
dumplings, as a cheap as we spoonful of flour into two of butter,
good way of serving them, I con- as much as ever. Papie thinksit add pepper and salt to taste, stir
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: sider it desirable Cook the of the best
a recipe. one papers published, into the
smoothly boiling soup ; serve
. Bare Floors. peaches and sweeten them, having I think the rest of the family do too. with well buttered slices of toasted
Your correspondent, "A. M.," has plenty of juice. (Canned ones can be I When I wrote you before I was quitea bread.
given us many good suggestions about used in the winter). Put half a pint I "little girl," fifteen years old, but TOMATO SOUP. Skin of
economizing labor, yet she speaks of Of flour in a bowl, mix thoroughly : now I am a young lady seventeen two quarts ,
tomatoes them in ket-
washing the bare floors. I do not with it a pinch of salt and one tea- years old (wearing long dresses). I ripe put ,a soup
tle of stock
want very many of them to wash, even spoonful of baking powder; add cold hope there isn't a real young "Editor," let,it pour simmer over one hour quart soup ;
in summer, and when they are oiled. water enough to make a stiff batter for he might fall in love with me. one run through a
seive the kettle with
return to
' I think some sort of a carpet give; that will hold together as you drop a Orange Home is improving very fast and salt and season dish ,
one a home feeling, and saves work, spoonful at a time in the peaches ; indeed, several new buildings are pepper it boils the second garlic;time. as
too. I will give you a description of: cover and cook quickly till the dump- being erected. Mr. Baker, of Deca- soon as up. .

carpet> : not too expensive for even lings are thoroughly done, five to ten tur, Ala., is having a handsome resi- Dr. Vigoroux recommends a glassof
poor people ;' this I read in the Household minutes They should be light and dence built, it is most completed now hot lemonade hour or half
and thought it very suitable for delicate. "If at first you don't succeed and said to be one of the handsomest hour as an agreeable every and effi
this country. The lady referred to try, try again." They are good houses in the county. It is quite an cient treatment easy for diarrh :a.
used common sacking or burlap, suchas enough "just so," but may be served ornament to our little city indeed.
is used in wrapping furniture ; this with 9 "dip" of milk, sugar and Orange Home is certainly one of the Coarse brown paper soaked in vine-
ahe cut in strips of proper width, and flavored with nutmeg. We make prettiest sites for a town in Florida. gar and placed on the forehead is
colored dark brown and crimson, and dumplings for stewed chicken in this It is situated between the two beauti-- good for a sick headache. If the eye-
sewed together in alternate strips. way and they are excellent. ful clear water lakes Okehumkee and lids are gently bathed in cool water
The dyes can be got at almost any "Peach cream" is another delicious Deaton. These lakes are splendid the pain in the head is generally al

drug store. This would be very pret- way of preparing peaches, and one fishing grounds, and oh so lovely for layed.If .
tyfor:: bed rooms. advantage this dessert possesses, it may boating. We have small row boats your lamp-burners become dim
But I have another plan which be prepared in the morning and eaten and sail boats on our lakes. I like and clogged, boil them in water in
would do well l for a dining-room or cold for dinner or supper. Pare and sailing so much ; our sail boat is which a good-sized lump of saleratusand
sitting-room. We have on hand a slice the peaches, put in a dish and named "Whitenings." small quantity of soap has been
good supply of old carpets of various sprinkle well with sugar. Make a We are anticipating quite a nice dissolved. When well bolted, rub
degrees, good, better, best ; but all of custard of one pint of milk, yolk of time at Orange Home ,Friday next ; quickly while hot, and you will be
them too much worn to use by them- one egg, one tablespoonful cornstarch, there will be a Sunday-school picnic., pleased with the effect.

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42- THE' ''FLORIDA DISPATCH._. -_. [MAY 30, 1887.

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. Our Experimental Station. growth," "analysis| of soils and from the start. To establish the sta-

.. Elsewhere in thin issue we publish waters," "composition and digestibilityof tion at Lake City with the others as
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. an interesting communication from different foods," "scientific and eco- future possibilities, would paralize the

Professor Pickel, of the Agricultural nomical questions involved in the pro- work in its incipiency. We cannot
Contents. College, on the cost of establishingand duction of butter and cheese"-to di- ignore the fact that fruit growing is

TROPICAL Ical and PLANTS-Exotic Fruits After the in l"reezeTrop-Florida.; .... 4o5 maintaining an efficient Experi- rect the efforts of the station to gen and always will be the leading agri-
THE ORCHARD-The Peach, brief History mental Station in Florida. eral scientific work of this character, cultural industry of the State, and as
of the Peach In Florida, and a few
Hints as to Its Culture The Kelsey on The Professor very clearly shows while our agriculture is in its present such should receive a proportionatelylarge
the Chlcasaw; The Ripe Fruit Carrier -
,.' ,,.456-S the inadequacy of the Congressional chaotic condition and our farmers and share of attention in the organi-
JUNE-Work for June In Field, Garden
and Grove ... 459 appropriation of $15,000 per annumto fruit growers losing heavily every zation and operation of the Experi-
FARM" bacco AND Seed GARDEN-Forage; Eradicating Again,Bermuda; To- provide a complete station ; that is, year for the want of such practical mental Station, which can only be done I

Cabbage Grass; Asparagus Worm and Squash Destroying Bug..,.the 459 a station fully equipped for scientificand knowledge as we have outlined above, by experimental work in Peninsularand
ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTUREBotanical practical experiment and research would, it seems to us, be a very great Tropical Florida.
Veltchll vs Common; Profits Names of Tuberoses; Ampelopsls; St. along all the lines pertaining to ag ri- and irreparable injustice to our people.In Professor Pickel misinterprets the

Augustlnl Wild.Plants Grass.. ...;.Lilies; Desirable 460 culture. But it seems to us he greatly this connection our esteemed corre- meaning of our words "buildings, im-

HOME Floors INTERESTs-The; Peaches; A little Guests Girl; who Bare Is underestimates what can be accom- spondent, M. Chesboro, of Mandarin, plements, stock and lands f'r farming
an old Prlead; Recipes. 461 plished with the above sum. All depends writes us as follows: operations in Massachusetts and Michigan -
EDITORIAL.--Contents Our Experimental .
Station .; 462 however, on the purpose to be I "Our Florida agriculture is in its cost many times as much as in

Premium Truck Interest.and County. . .Exhibits. ... .....;...The....463 served. If an institution is to be established !I rudimentary stage. What is wanted Florida." We did not mean that the
MARKET REPORTS...... ...............0..., 463PUBLISHER'S is three experiment stations. One
DEPARTMENT........ : .... 463 whose investigations are to near Tallahassee for Florida farmers, same things cost more there than
METEORLOQICAL ..0...0"............0.0. 463 rival the scientific work of the universities one near Jacksonville for Florida here, but that the average value of
,CALUORNIA-The Riverside: Washington Navel Orange at Hew, Orleans the- and stations of Europe and our ; truckers, aud one near Orlando or farms and their equipment is many

Real Estate i.; California Boom vs vs Florida Insect Pests Oranges, InterState -, older States, it would be useless to begin !some other Southern railroad centre times greater there than here ; andwe
Commerce Bill 464 I for Tropical Florida. No expensive
with this or any other appropriation maintain the same ratio should
Boiled Oranges; California vs Florida 465FLORIDIANA experiments with ensilage. No Hols-
-Truths on Florida; Flor- it were possible to obtain. We hold good as to efficient experimentalwork.
Idas Natural Wealth........... ......... 465 tien cattle. No Percheron horses, and
Practical Results from Practical methods assume, however, that the object will no four story buildings are required. Rural industries in this State
'of Farming; Florida Moss. ... ..... 460
AGRICULTURAL-Experiment Station the be simply to carry on a series of experiments What we want is frequent and careful rudimental ; experimental worktobe

cost of in Maintaining Florida. ..... 'an....Efficient.. ...... .Station ). .. "-. 467 which shall be helpful in and honest analyses of the many of any use, must begin in a rudi-
brands of fertilizers offered for sale
POULTRY AND APIARY-Introducing the practical work of farming, fruit mentary way and grow up with these
Queens Making Bees Stay Keeping here. We want to know, too, how
Bees: To .Destroy Chicken Lice;.Jigger 468 growing and stock raising in this much ammonia is needed for a given industries assisting in their development. -
Leave Timber around and. through the State, where so much is formative and amount of phosphoric acid and potash.Or We do not want work of gen-
Forties; A Citrus. .Conundrum. .. .. 470 undetermined, and where autho ita- whether as some of us claim, ammo- eral application, this is being more

The next issue of the 4 DISPATCH will tive Experimental work of this kind is nia useless.in a and fertilizer sometimes is nearly injuriousto always thoroughly done in neighboring States,

be number.It so much needed. very at Washington and elsewhere, than we
an unusually interesting certain crops. That $15,000 appropriated -
will contain an exhaustive article The relative value of fertilizers not by the last Congress may can hope to do. We had better bor-

from Prof. Dubois, giving his experience determined by chemical analysis be the only one we will ever get, and row knowledge.of this kind, and con-
with over 'fifty varieties of the merely, but by the crucial test of it is best to depend on our own slender centrate our efforts on special work
practical and comparative application- purse for the development of agriculture applicable to this State only. We
grape ; a full account of Mr. Bidwell'snew under State auspice Because
peaches, the Bidwell's Early and under varying conditions-How to Baron Liebig made many and useful may be wrong, but from the cursory
its congeners ; and other articles of produce the most cotton and corn with discoveries in agricultural chemistry, thought we have given the matter, it
exceptional interest on Farm, Grove the least outlay-What seed, soil and it does not follow that all or even a seems to us that $15,000 per annum is
and Garden topics.Notwithstanding. management will make tobacco nearest majority of the agricultural collegesin fully as much as could be judiciously
the United States have astonished
like the best Cuban-The most expended, at least for some ye rs. The
anybody by anything we farmers
the low prices economical food and forage crops for wanted to know and couldnt find out." land should cost nothing; the first year ,.

realized for oranges during the past the several sections of the State-The We would suggest that a station on would be devoted to getting the same

season, the crop of '86-87, which effects of acclimation on improvedstock the college grounds at Lake City in readiness. We cannot yet see the
amounted to twelve hundred and fifty and the best milk, beef, butter, would cover the field of both farmingand need of costly buildings, and their
thousand boxes, has brought into the and all around cattle, for Florida- trucking in the northern half of erection and the stocking of the

State certainly a million and a quarterand : Relative hardiness and comparativevalue the State. A second, in the orange grounds with animals, trees, vines,
probably a million and a half of of fowls as egg and flesh pro belt as far south as Orlando, and one plants, etc., etc., would naturally be
dollars. inconsid- ducers The cheapest method of irrigating distributed over a period of
By no means an as far south as Lake Worth for Tropical years.
erable item to the business interests of truck ; to what extent home-grown Florida, it seems to us would better Even if funds in abundance were
the State when the fact is consideredthat garden seed may be substituted for serve the varied interests of the State. available, who have we that is compe-

this sum has been thrown at once that grown at the North ; of the many We agree with Prof. Pickel that it tent to stock and run an extensive
into active circulation. new varieties of vegetables annually i is advisable to have the three stations experimental live stock farm ? In all

4 introduced what are valuable here- under o.e management, they could probability there are not two hundred_
Replying to "Subscriber :" The Comparative tests of the different varieties probably be conducted more economi- registered cattle in the State ; this industry t

plum of a yellowish red color that of fruits in the several sectionsof cally in this way and more efficient is in its infancy, experiments,
"grows wild in old fields," is the P. the State, and the introduction and work done by their better co-opera like the business, must be worked up

Chicasa ; and the so-called "Hog trial of new fruits and economic plants tion. And it would be eminently from small beginnings. The same
Plum," (which is dark purplish or from extra tropical countries. These proper and certainly in accordancewith thing is true in other lines. The out-
black, sour and bitter). is the P. Um- suggest themselves as some of the the intention of the Congressionalact lay could best be made as the work

bellata, of Elliott. many subjects "for investigation and that the head be at the college developed, otherwise it would largely
The P. Americana is apt to grow in experiment which would be of great where all general work eould be done. miscarry. In view of these facts vet-

woods, or shady places, and is not practical benefit to our people and the Provision should be made, however, erinary and botanical laboratories

quite equal in flavor to the P. Chicasa. State. in accepting this appropriation, or in would seem quite unnecessary at the
The latter is probably the parent of To direct the efforts of the stationto making future general appropriationsby outset. And we confess, a chemical

the "Wild Goose," the De Caraduec "original researches and verifying the State for the station, for an laboratory does not seem to us to be a
(hybridized; ) and some other improved experiments," "chemical compositionof equal or nearly equal distribution of I wise investment. The College must

sorts. useful plants at different stages of the funds between the three stations, have a laboratory, indeed has already


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the nucleus for one. It is unlikely the control of the fruit should be absolute PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. Better than Quinine.

Mr. M. M. Kesterson, Dorsey, Co.,
-autocratic. As for Mosquito Lagoon -------
Legislature could be induced to appropi Ark., : "I can certify to the fact thatHughes1
CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher. says
is stand
fruit to
hammock going _. Tonic is the best chill tonic I
iate funds for two. Why cannot the -- ---- -- -- ------ -
altogether on its own hook, as the ever tried. I consider it better than
College laboratory serve also for the Hoosier "fout" at New Orleans. It THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs quinine"

station ? If the State imposes the will come in late, but when it does HORTICULTURE a 2t-page weekly, ,INDUSTRY devoted to, AGRICULTURE IMMIGRATIONand Pr Wholesale R. A. Robinson & Co.,

Ex- HOMP: INTERESTS In FLORIDA. Druggists. Louisville,Ky.
then in the
work of official fertilizer analysis upon come, people present Terms of Subscription.Two Sold at retail by Druggists generelly.
will have a chance to learn ..
the College, as seems likely, adequate position Dollars per year, in advance, postpaidto
exactly to what perfection an orangeis any part ot the United States or Canada: Well Tools.
facilities must be provided, and work to foreign countries comprised in Postal
capable of reaching. Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. Two setts of Well Boring Tools for
that could not be done at home could << The date when the subscription expires is sale cheap. J. CRAWSHAW, Jr.Lawtey .
exercises of on the Address Label of each paper, the
be sent abroad. The commencement Fla.
change of which to a subsequent date be-
Female Institute Staunton comes a receipt for remittance. No other re- *
We are not disposed to excuse the Wesleyan ceipt sent unless requested.The .

State from doing its, share in supporting Virginia, will occur (D. V.) as follows : subscription paper,is unless stopped previously at expiration renewed.of the Cotton Seed Hull Ashes.

this institution.. It is very likelyas Friday, June 3d, 8 p. m.. final cel- When a change of address is desired, both The best fertilizer you can buy. One
the old and new addresses should be given. ton of Cotton seed Hull Ashes containsmore
Mr. Chesboro suggests, that the ebration of the Lee and Jackson Literary Remittancesat potash and phosphoric acid than

fail and Society. Address by Rev. S. S. the risk of the sender unless made by four and one-half tons of the average of
congressional appropriation Lambeth, D. D., Richmond, Va. registered letter or by check, express order, hard wood ashes, or fifteen tons leached
or postal order, payable to CIIAS.V.. DA-
the whole work devolve on the State;; Saturday, June 4th, art receptionat COSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dii>atch, ashes. Send for circular,giving analysisetc.

. it is very important, therefore, to be- Institute from 11 a. m. to 9 p. m. To Advertisers.The American Oil Company, 18 Broad-
gin on a scale commensurate with the Sunday, June 5th, baccalaureatesermon TURAL JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a .

size of such State appropriations as we at 11 a. m., by Rev. R. N. large United circulation States in and Florida foreign and throughoutthe countries- Orange Trees for Summer Flan tint:.
Sledd, D. D., Petersburg, Va. wherever the interest is turned Southward.It .
would have some likelihood of getting. is ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING ME- Budded trees of choice varieties, three-
Sunday, June 5th, sermon before DIUMS IN THE.SOUTH-especially for Real Estate
Once started if the station of quarters to one and a half inches in diameter -
prove Young Ladies' Christian Association, ,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks,
Hotels: and those branches wherein it is de- two-year-old buds; also sour seed-
practical benefit, there is little doubt at 8 p. m., by Rev. R. N. Sledd, D. D. ; sirable to reach our winter visitors or our lings of all sizes, for sale cheap.A. .
would June 6th final soiree instrumental rapidly increasing permanent population. H. MANVILLK,
that the State supplement the Monday,
and vocal music, conductedby Advertising Rates, Jacksonville, Fla.
for the station
$15,000, or even provide -
Professor G. W. Bryant and Hiss $1.00per inch first insertion: 50 cents per .
entire. The to bring this inch for each subsequent insertion.
Daniel. Stock Farm.
Lizzie J. Waverly
Preferred Positions, Next Reading or on Cover:
about is to show how much can be Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic "
Tuesday, June 7th, closing com- $1.40 per inch first Insertion; 70 cents per
done with the $15,000.We mencement exercises, awarding distinctions inch for each subsequent insertion. No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club.
10 cent. off :3 mouths' contracts.
per on Panic's g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454,
school 20 on6 g.
are glad Professor Pickel has and conferring 30 01112" made 778 pounds of butter in one year.

started this discussion, it cannot fail and full diplomas and degrees. Advertisements MUST: be acceptable in Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the
EVERY respect. Duke of Darlington, No. %460 Panic's
to be helpful to those who plan and THE FLORIDA DISPATCH! is sent free to grandsire. Her calf sold for $12,000.
The Truck Interests. those who advertise in it,as long as adver-
undertake the work, and we hope our tisement continues.Address Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for $10,000, is a
The present season has illustarted son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's g. g.
readers will favor us with a general the ups and downs of our fruit and CHAS. W. DACOSTA Jacksonville, Publisher, Florida., I SCHRADER BROS.

expression on the subject, and that vegetable crops. An unusually cold --- --- Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.

Professor Pickel will, at an early day, winder to some extent injured our Washington, Navel Buds: -e..
Can furnish the genuine Washington The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per-
his of the orange on the trees and extremely -
give us conception proper crop ,
Navel buds, Guaranteed true to name. fumery Co. will buy_the following Flowers -
sphere and work of such a station. cold weather, long continued, at the Delivered in first-class condition at your delivered at 45 West Bay St.:

<< North effectually glutted markets and nearest post office or express office, $20 Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind,
f Premiums and County Exhibits. prevented the distribution and profitable per M in thousand lots. As to my re- at 15 cents per Ib.

A sale of over one half of our liability refer to G. D, Clifford, G. H. Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents
Daytona correspondent orange
protests Norton, D. H. Kline, Eustis, Fla.; R. W. per Ib.Rose.
against the "Premium and County crop. The effects the extreme Pierce, Indian Springs. Fla. Geranium Leaves and Cuttings,

features of the cold of January, 1886, was felt in the Address: 10 to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb.
'Exposit, SubTropical. inferior quality of the fruit-its small C. S. BURGESS, Manager, Petals of Arabian Jessamine, 30 cents

He says: size, rusty and discolored appearanceand k Riverside Nurseries, Riverside, Gal. per pound.
full directions
Write for Circular giving -
"The first Yet after all al-
are immaturity. ,
unnecessaryproductive Van Kpps! Howard, Eustis, Fla. for gathering! etc.Meteorological..
of no end of ,bad feeling- though a good many of. our people Grove contractor and agent. Land

suspicions of favoritism, if nothing have censured and complained of cleared, set with orange trees and taken

worse-beside accomplishing nothing what was certainly a providential care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid. .

worth half the jealousy and bitter- dispensation, we have probably aver- Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. -
'' ness that premium awards are sure to aged over one dollar per box at homeon << ...-. -h->; '>:

produce.As a crop of a million and a quarter of Telegraph Vegetable Markets. s a '.1aq1tJaA\JO ,wwoowwo,..oo..o;: ..

to attempting to bring the two boxes, which means a million and a Special to the FLORIDA DISPATCH: r a-J'819 a u.IaAV wwOU ,wUtd .

halves of this county to anything like quarter of dollars received by our OFFICE FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, COJ, | .,.
in exhibition of fruits fruit NEW YORK, May 27, 1887. ** M .
co-operation an OMrT
growers. Florida. Strawberries. ... .. .. . . .None. H&cs 'UPlwnH .oc.CCerI.-.; cn:
it is to my view altogether impracticable. \ We complained, as is our habit oi Florida Oranges... . . .... . . .'. .None. < -< 5w !IIUP! uualt I
Florida Watermelons .... . each to 0
For example : In competing doing, of the l lateness of our strawberry It} --- &
Florida Irish Potatoes.prime per bbl 5 00@6 00
for premium on oranges (if that ob- crop and we felt aggrieved when a "timan. ... ((3 GO o :.tIOOI0A too:"o.'::::::; iCJO
Fla. Beans .... ......._........per crate O@( > 2 W .;
jectionable feature is retained), the frost set it back two or three weeks,, Florida Cucumbers.. .. .per crate 3 ((0 .. .s
coast oranges alone would stand any and it turned out a blessing, as our Florida Cabbage,prime nowper bbl 1 "O@2 50 s:: .......:. >" 'uon:>a.1tG I ri Il; ire j I
.. .
Florida Squash, white. .per crate @4 50 0 xx moamx
r. sort of chance in a competition with strawberry shippers were thereby en- Florida Squash, yellow . ... 50@1 75 a rot ':rn ff_
j Brevard, and I, for one, should object, abled to get fair prices for a longer Florida Tomatoes.. .J... .D.. ..per HAsHAGEN crate 1 50cp2( ) 23 ---- .

to putting my fruit into a contest t period. Eastern Agent., 0 t: ,.. 'sqipaapanqpun sagas: uj! 8S.g2S.8SJ2S2E383838 pr=

; ... .. where it was to be averaged with fruit Again, the truck growers were ready? Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH. Q O;;)> H UUJaJ'8.I[ Slew -m E-ti
from the St. Johns section of the and when St g ---- _
Providence ----
( to curse quit, a NEW YORK, May 26, 1887. H .

county, and I don't hesitate to say sc, moderate frost put back the vegetable The short supply of new potatoes in o J,.. m M. I UUI I I :8 :,! cx S.

to every one. If premiums are not t(o season here and destroyed the truck both Florida and Georgia tends to keep fc @ -- UB3K 1..;

be offered East and West Volushcould farms of Georgia and Carolina. Yet prices very firm, and for the present ar- t- o C) mnwJuu'l \;g c N ':''l

live peaceably in the same allot. the result has been the most profitable rival of choice Rose we are getting $6; o Q.a2 M.d E:1: C)1II1';:.;":.
mediums $3 to $4 choice cakes also .. ... .
; Q;) : : : 0.
ment but there is oj f r for have W m'xu' .
no community season vegetable growers we = -:::
scarce and selling $3 to $4; $2 .
interest between the two sections t
make"copartnership" pleasant t
either. I have no idea that even UK get to market too soon. The demand to $2.50; cabbage $1.50 to $2.50; water MM slgIa! gi8i
different towns on the coast can b e< is far greater when the opening spring melons 50c each; peaches $1.50 to $2.5C . S8, .
per crate. :. : :. :. s : CoU
brought to a happy co-operatioi l at the North creates a longing for -
Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH:: o...,. :... I :... :... !..S .J ...
unless John Anderson (Jno. Halifa: fresh vegetables in their season. PHILADELPHIA, May 26,1887. ..-.. .- -
Gent.) can be induced to accept th
management. Even then there an e solve-how to place our truck in market Fla.Fla. Tomatoes.Irish Potatoes. .. .,..prlme...... .-.per"bbl 5 1 72 00c> 5 &5(. E DATr DATrntil: A.1k

those (and I am one of them) wh ==
Fla. Cabbage..............__.....per bbl.2 25 2 5. 1
would insist as a sine qua non, that hi e Mirror. J. M. CLEMENT,Agent.

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464 THE FLORIDA DISP ATOlL [MAY 30 1887.California .


tese Blood," entered by O. P. Rooks, mained. were embodied in an address before

of Florida, fifty- ix points, which is Second, about the last of October, the State board of horticulture at

.. equal to the average of James Bett- five per cent cracked open. Riverside, and which has been widely

ner's two plates of Navels. "Best Third,in December they commencedto published. The damage which these

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. plate of Mediterranean\ Sweet," en- drop and when cut open showeda pests inflict can not be appreciatedunless

THE NAVEL ORANGE. tered by 0. P. Rooks,of Florida, fifty black spot inside and rot, althoughon witnessed, and many growers

six points. "Best plate of any other the outside they looked perfectly have either abandoned or are on the

The Riverside Washington at New variety," the entry of O. P. Rooks sound. eve of abandoning their groves Thereis

Orleans.I scaled fifty-six points. Take it all round it has not behaved however, no need of this, as I have

have recently been studying the There are other points in this re- well this season, "but we are in hopesit reason to believe my visit demonstrated.With .

port that are of interest to orange is some freak peculiar to the season." improved remedies and appliances -
"Report of ,the Judges at Horticultural -
) ; but this is show there frost their inseet troubles will be
growers, enough to "P. S.-of course was no worst
\Hall on the Display of Citrus
: that, measured by a scale that was here, so the Press says, and no one in surmounted."
Fruits for the of gettingsome
purpose graduated expressly to favor the rough Riverside would dare contradict Mr. Speaking of the increase of insect
of ,the substantial facts relatingto
the "Great,Riverside Navel." The peel and sourness of California fruit, Holt, twenty.four degrees and twenty- pests as compared with former years
the Navel" makes how is that for low." the said -
"Qreat Washington one degrees, professor :
truth is,the general reader knows
very but show for "boss." And few words the "It is due to several
a sorey a now a as to causes, among
little of this variety of the citrus fam-
While this "boss"of value of the "Bahia" others increased of the different -
"sizing up" great or "WashingtonNavel. to acreage
ily. Most of us have seen it only
through 'a California fog-"darkly." all orangedom, let us measure it by ]." Of it we know some things crops, to the introduction of new

another standard, viz : the market. but don't know it all. pests from foreign parts, and to the
Or, to,change the figure, we have seen
the the We know that it is and increase in real l
Changing: figure we say 1. a good or- rapid growth estate
it only under the booming lens of the
market is a count from which there is ange. valuations. Destructive insects always
California All who are familiar
press. well the last 2. doubt it is the most find for harm
no appeal as as measureof Beyond a greater opportunity
with the subject know how untruthfulits
all commercial values. In the profitable orange for California. where. a crop is grown over large areas
representations are. It booms
up, local market of San Francisco April 3. It is not quite certain that in than, when its cultivation is more limi-
and it booms down whichever
; way 9, 1887, Navels are quoted 2.00 to quality it is any better than our Florida ted. The worst insect enemies to fruit
it booms it scruples not at the most I
$5.00. Common $1.75 to Navels. in California recent
malicious' misrepresentations and glar- oranges, : are comparatively
$2.75. 4. It is quite certain that it does importations from other parts of the ,
ing falsehoods. Like a field-glass
Our local market, Jacksonville, not sell for any better price. country or of the world. Two of the
whichever look through it
way you 7 1887 Common Florida 5. It is certain thatit from Australia.One .
not worst
its representation of the object seen is April. oranges quite yet orange peals are
$3.00 to $4.50. will be more profitable than thosewe of these, the "red scale," is fearfully -
equally remote from truth. Cali-
9 1887 California have.If destructive and the of
fornia and,its Chicago, April already danger
nified. Florida appurtenances and its belongings are mag are Washington Navels, $1.00 to $6.00. it proves to be more prolific it its spreading all over the citrus belt

California common oranges $2.50 to will be more profitable otherwise it from its present restricted range is
minimized in the same proportion.Seen .
$3.00.I will not. this need the It the fruit rendering
Upon we ver- very great. covers -
through such a medium a Cali-
have no Chicago quotations of dict of extended experience and our it small, uninviting and often un-
fornia as large the
orange 'appears as Florida fruit at hand. safe course is to go slow and wait. marketable. Yet much of the infected
moon and Florida about the
orange New York April 12, 1887, Common Plant it of course, but plant moder- fruit is washed and shipped. The
size of cent. I ask then in
a copper- Florida oranges are quoted : "Brights"per ately for it is certainly worthy of a washing does not destroy or remove all
all candor what do we know of this
box, $3.50 to $6.00. Russetts; trial. JAS. H. WHITE. the scales and I find plenty of the in-
wonderfully boomed ? This
orange $2.00 to $3.50.It Island Home, May 17, 1887. fected fruit-all covered with purplish
the impulse that stimulated
question was will be seen from this that the --.- specks-in the Chicago markets and
the study above referred to.
best Floridas hotel tables. It do
common are quoted as on your can no
Since points are the units of com-
the best California Navels and ANGES. harm here where
high as no oranges are .
parison I will first give the scale
which the, measurements made.by nearly double the price of the common grown, but think of the danger that
of California. But what of Real Estate Boom vs. Insect Pests: threatens Florida California
Size......' .. .,. .......-.... .. ...... .. ..... 1 to 10 sorts once
Appearance 'General appearance| .1010 California Navels as compared with Interstate Commerce Bill. enjoyed a blessed immunity, and it is '

Thinness of peel|smooth......of....peel............J.. 1 to I 6 Florida Navels. Florida has hereto- The Chicago Times, of the 7th inst, but a few years ago that she had no
Absence of pulp... .. .. ... .......... 1 to (G fore grown so few Navel oranges, that contains the following : phylloxera, no coddling moth and
Juiciness........... ..... ........... 1 to 10 .
Absence of seeds..... ... ... ... .. .. Ito 5 they seldom appear in the market Prof. C. V. Riley, the Government none of these destructive orange scales.

Quality' (I{Vinous flavor)! ...... ... ltol quotations, but good bright ones al- entomologist, has spent a few days in But the dangers that yet threaten are
ways bring a long price. this vicinity on his way home from as great if not greater than those already -

Perfection..... .. ... ...... ..... 57 Philadelphia March 1, 1887, Flor- California, where he has been studyingthe realized. What untold injury

We are now ready for the report. ida Navels quoted $6.00 to $7.00, and insects that are proving such a would our curculio do to her stone

Premium No. 560 of the original list Mr.\ J.* Paxton, of Rockledge, Flor- burden to the fruit-growers there. fruit which yet flourishes in freedom

is numbered 635 in the report, and is ida, shipped a few boxes to New Yorkon The professor is an old Chicagoan, and from it !"

for "the best plate of any variety." January 1887, that sold for $7.00, has many friends and acquaintanceshere "But will not the laws they have

This premium was awarded to the and some of his last shipments of our who knew him back in the sixties, passed serve to prevent such calami-

"Australian Navel," entered by Kim- common Indian River oranges sold for and remember the enthusiasm and ties ?"

ball Brothers, of National City, Cali $7.50 per box. ability which led to the widening of "But very partially. No individualor

fornia. The varieties entered by othersare In the light of these facts, please his sphere of action until the National community will bring an enemy in

not named, but it is beyond doubt look at the following from a recent issue Government required his services. He its midst knowingly, but these insect

that James Bettner, of Riverside, Cal- of the Riverside Press: is averse to interviews or, as he puts it, pests are minute and more difficult to

ifornin, entered their best orange. The "The Chicago markets quote choice "to having his words and opinions keep track of than pleuro-pneumonia.

best four entries are as follows: Riverside Navels at $6.00 per box, the passed through the reportorial brain," Men are also at bottom selfish,and are

James Kimball Bettner Brothers,California,Australian. .Navel.. ....,55 57 points pointsD. highest figure reached last year, and but on the score of old acquaintancehe less concerned or careful about ship-

W. McLeod,California ........55 points two dollars a box higher than the freely conversed with a reporter for ping infected fruit or stock to other i
...... ...
John Anderson, Florida 55 points "
the Times various the
choicest Floridas. upon matters, some parts. Mutual co-operation or
These figures will bear studying.The The italics are those of the Cali- of which are of public interest. To mutual pledging of all concerned in ,

great boss Navel of James Bett- fornia paper. the question as to what are the resultsof given districts not to purchase fruit or

ner beaten two points by its despised And now I ask, How is that for his investigation in California, he cuttings without having them first in-

Australian brother, and equalled by cheek? Hou is that for truth ? Cray remarked : "That's a rather leading spected would help more in connectionwith

an unnamed Floridian."Best on's extheatrical in the role of the question, and not for me to answer. county or State laws."

plate of Washington Navel," ""boy with the little hatchet." There are different insect "You spoke of the
James Bettner, California. ........ 57 points many professor, rapid
O. P. Books. Florida ..... .... ...... 55 points In conclusion I will give the readera troubles that now afflict the producer growth of the country in this connec-

Here O. P. Rooks' "Washington little "California ink" upon this I there, and the conditions of climate tion."

Navel" scaled the same number of subject. The letter is written by a, and culture are so different from what "Yes, the lovely climate and the

points as James Bettner's in the former resident and orange grower, dated I they are on the Atlantic seaboard as fruit and flower capacities of Southern

entry, and only equals the Austra- Riverside Feb. 1, 1887.. Speaking of f: to render special study necessary there, California make that section an ;ideal l

lian'Navel of the above entrv. "our Washington or Riverside Navel"t even of the same insects, which exist home for the .weary and suffering

'"Best plate of Du Roi," entered by he says, "it has developed some pecu- also in the east. The limited time from all parts of the world, and capi-

\'V'. B. Runell, of California,fifty-seven liarties" during the past season. which I spent in the State was devoted tal flows in rapidly for investment.The .

points being two points better than "First, in some young orchard I primarily to studying the "scale-in- people are also wonderfully enter-

one plate of James Bettner's Navels, nearly all dropped oft: On trees five sects," which threaten orange culture prising and almost blind in their .

and equal to the "Best plate of Mal- or six years old a fair crop re in Southern California, and the results faith in their own future. They; are






I think, justified' in their faith, for here and elsewhere throughout the regained in the mild climate the health etables have been tried and found suc-
whatever reaction may come from the State are the products of the orchardsof and strength of their youthful days. cessful and profitable, as thousands of
present: speculative} fever, almost unparalleled Florida during the freeze of last The soft sea breeze, the tropical sky, crates that are sent North early every
ultimate growth and development year. Unless there is a stupendous the genial, delightful climate, surelyall spring plainly prove.
is certain. This means falsehood out somewhere, at all events, that repays one for coming to Our little home garden creates con-
that groves and vineyards are rapidly this is the most charitable explan- Florida. Many visit this Southern siderable excitement among the new
being converted'' into town lots long in ation of the fact that about half the land in the last stages of their disease, comers. This winter I overheard sev-
advancer actual use as such, oranges in this market have been frozen and find it too late to be improved, eral conversations and every time it
and that such grovesneglected duringthe when, according to oftrepeatedand but to those coming in time what a was something of "how thrifty," "sucha
transition stage by their divided hysterical assertions, not an orange change. Lay aside the heavy over- wonder," or, "surely, is this raisedon
owners, become hot-beds of insect in- tree in the State has been hurt by cold coat and let the warm sunshine and that poor sand?" Yes, it can all
fection and dissemination/' weather. Doubtless, then, the Florida pure sea breezes have full opportunityto be done, and when you hear a man
"Will the interstate commerce law orange-growers held their frozen stocks try their healing powers, and in say that nothing grows in Florida but
seriously affect ,California fruit interests over from last year (perhaps put themin almost every case the progress to a oranges, just set that man down as ignorant -
cold storage) and packing them in healthy state is rapid. Many are so or lazy.
"The law may work for partial evil, boxes with California brands sent much improved, that they return to And just a word about our flowers.
general good ; but the prevailing sen- them out here to cast reflections upon their bleak northern homes too early in Florida has often been called the
timent there is decidedly adverse to our own groves.-San Francisco the spring, or after spending a winterin "Flowery Land," yet on arriving here
the law, for they are inclined to think Chronicle, of April 13, 1887. Florida remain the next in their many are disappointed at not findingit
that the evil is chiefly for them, and ..--- icy, snow clad lands, thereby undoingall a blooming wilderness, with tropicaltrees
that the railroads, not the producers, California vs Florida.A the good regained by their Southern blooming and bearing promis-
will benefit by it. I don't think it Californian who formerly livedin trip.One cuously. The pine forests abound
will prevent the fruit-growers there Florida says : In Florida, a beau- in delicate health ought to remain with wild flowers, not only during the
competing in the eastern markets. tiful majestic river, many lakes, lovely here at least until the middle of summer, but through the year ; but it
Cold storage'and improved methods of and fragrant flowers, and birds of May\ or first of June is better still, is not here we find the lovely vines or
shipping will offset the higher tariff.:" bright plumage and sweet song ; here, and ere cool days come again should masses of dainty flowers. It is in the
"What do you think of the future of a land barren of vegetation, and fairly fly to the land of perpetual spring. hammocks and along the streams of
J California as compared with Florida parched for'want of water. The only The healthy person needs no such ad- water nature has done her best to
? oranges 1""Comparisons water comes from deep wells of 100 vice. Come to our glorious clime any beautify the lowlands and picturesqueindeed
are odious. Condi- time well winter and it all is. Gigantic magnoliatrees
i feet or more. Florida is almost en summer as as ,
tions of climate, treatment, marketing, tirely level, the land here is but undu- here drink in the gifts given us from with fragrant snowy blossomsand
etc., could not well be more markedly lations from 200 to 2,000 feet, with above. Our mild winters are the I golden centres, lily cups and myr-
different" than between the two sections. higher points, valleys or canons. In theme so often dwelt upon, therefore, tle boughs, wild! roses and honey-
The Florida.fruit is generally marketed Florida, one can seldom find a stone on I shall not try to add another charm suckles clambering over trunks and
before the fruit of Southern California the ground, here they are about the to the already well sung praises, but fallen trees, while the yellow jessamineand
is ready. As to quality I have only growth, pebbles of every shape.It our summers despised by nonresidentsmust poison oak vine cling lovingly to
seen,every degree from the minimum'' never rains in this Godforsakenland have a word. i the stately oaks, whose hoary headsare
,dry, pithy pulp surrounding closely more than two or three days in It is a mistaken idea that because. festooned with Spanish moss. Ah,
packed seed, and itself surrounded by the year ; it is a fact that for the last we live in the far south that we must words fail to picture the exquisite
.rhinoceros-thick: .rind, to the most delicious six months I have been here I have be par-boiled or semi-roasted, such a beauty of these leafy dells, and one
seedless fruit. As a whole the i. not seen a single drop of rain fall. thought is preposterous. It is true glimpse alone proves that our genial
California fruit is thicker skinned and Owing to this lack of water, there are that the thermometer goes up in the clime is rightly named. Cultivated
more acidulous than the Florida fruit. no birds,only lizards and rattle snakes, nineties and the sun gets pretty hot at flowers repay one for the labor
The formerhas, consequently better which live under the stones, and per- noon, but just get under shelter and bestowed upon them. Just think of
shipping quality, the latter is the most fectly harmless providing you don't the cool zephers fan the cheek, and it, friends who are almost frozen up
,delicious. (filial is at least my opinion ; step on them. Neither trees nor flow- one forgets that it is summer. I have during the winter, away in your
,but you know tastes vary, and the ers are to be seen, nor anything green. found it warmer in some of the northern Northern homes, while here our roses
average Californian doubtless finds the Nothing grows on the roasted and ;. cities than ever here. Go among bloom all winter, smiling up towards
Florida fruit insipid." stony soil but huge cacti, covered with the thickly settled portions of Cincin- heaven in the warm sunshine, fillingthe
sharp venemous points, and some nati where the fire and seven story air with a delicious perfume.
Boiled Oranges.An scrubby shrubs, which have little appearance brick and stone buildings shut off the Other flowers thrive and our eyes are
item has for some time been float- of life, although they are breeze, and absorb the sun's rays only made glad by our flowers that beau-
ing about the press of San Franciscoand alive, but barren of leaf. They are ofa to. reflect it in double power, there you tify our homes. .
'the interior conveying the "infor- gray color, like the soil. Then to will find heat, yes a perfectly heated Oh, friends, do not get discouragedand
mation" that boiled oranges were close my description, fancy an average oven, with a dozen sunstrokes to our with the growler say that nothing
offered for sale here, and warning peo temperature of 100 all day and 90 one. We have certainly a delightfulsummer does well here, for it does, and will if
pie against being deluded by the fine all night, and you will not surprised for old Ocean to the east and we do our part. Let us, then, be up
appearance of fruit so treated. This to know that long for Florida sum- the Gulf to the west afford us a sea and doing, and beautify with our
ion, a par with the stories about mer. breeze all the time. At night when hands the glorious land given us from
fraudulent comb honey and other every one wants to enjoy a peaceful our Father, and God will do the rest.
things which are occasionally started repose often in the north it is impossible LULA K. MATLACK.
by those:who do not know what theyare ploridiana. to obtain this until near daylight, Sorrento, Fla., May, 1881.
,talking about. These alleged for if it is hot during the day, it is 4Florida's
""boiled oranges" are: simply oranges -- suffocating at night. Here the Natural Wealth.
which' have been frozen or frostbitten.The For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: evening hours are the pleasantestpart For the first time the native wealthof
"skin of such fruit possesses a pe Truths on Florida. of the twenty-four, the air is Florida is attracting general atten-
culiar-gloss and the pulp is nothing Florida-"The Land of Flowers"was cool and experience soon teachesus tion. Knowledge scientific attain-
'' but a spongy mass with hardly a particle discovered in 1512, by one Ponce to be prepared for getting ment are examining the productionsof
, e of juice remaining and is utterly de'Leon ; and as the old legend says, chilly ere morning, and an extra the State, and with these: a thousand
,unfit for food. From external appear it was to find a fountain, whose waters comfort will be found necessary and sources of revenue will soon be discov-
an 'Yeryfew: peopleare able to de. had the power,to arrest disease, and useful. ered. A gentleman carried pieces of
tect the difference between the frosted impart immortal l youth that he set out Again, many sneer at our white our soft brick home with him last
and the unfrozen, fruit, and as a con on this voyage of discovery, thereby sand, and say it is unproductive. Yes, winter, discovered by analysis what
sequence the swindling businesshas finding what is often called the "Italyof perhaps it is, if you imagine Floridaa was lacking, and by simple and inex:
been very profitable. Where America." I shall not picture bur farming State like some of the rich pensive additions he made from our
these frozen oranges come from is a genial clime anything like the far countries of the West ; but, if applesfail sandy clay a brick that rings under
mystery to credulous people. Al- away shores that poets and artists here, oranges do not, and there is hammer like steel, and is ,of the finest
though, there were hints publishedsome love to dwell upon, for to me our only one Florida. Fruits are. especially quality. Here is the germ of a pro-
,time ago concerning the damage Florida is above comparisons, and adapted to the light soil, and a cess which will make millionaires in
said to I have been done by frost in cer- like the person who visited both Italy glance at our lengthy lists of rare the future.
tain orange-growing localities, these and Florida, I can readily see how it fruits will quickly show that if Flor- Wood engraving nas now become so
reports were so indignantly denied is said, see Italy, and die, but Florida, ida fails in wheat, oats or corn, she popular that boxwood has been made
that the conclusion is irresistible that see it and live! Ponce de Leon deserves can surpass her sisters in many other very costly-a specialist obtained some
the large' quantities of.frozen oranges the warmest thanks and heart ways. Good crops can be raised here, of our dogwood and shipped it to New
palmed, off on unsuspecting people felt appreciation of many who have and that nearly the year round. Veg- York, where it has been thoroughly.

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(6S THE FLORIDA. DISPATCH.--- [MAY 30, 1887.

tried and found entirely suited to all cane for chewing, $31.25-total, $216- returns were two and three dollars per
the purposes of the engraver. Now a .25. Cost for seed and cultivation, $30. ptate Items. rate.-Orlando Reporter.A .
distinguished botanist informs us that Not bad for an acre of cowpennedsand
he has found a wood still better, and j sunflower head of the Mammoth

that we have enough to supply the In 1886 he had five acres of of poor Condensed from our Exchanges. Russian variety,near Eustis, measured

present demand of the world for one land, in which he put corn, treating it Fort Mason is to have a sugar re- 15 inches in diameter, 36 inches in
hundred years. From this source with the following compost: finery. circumference and weighed five and a

alone one hundred thousand dollars 300 pounds bone meal................................$6 00 half pounds.A .
will be into Florida 300 pounds land plaster....M....................... 7 50 Oakland is to have a hundred-acre
per annum poured 500 pounds sulphate of potash.................. 12 50 vein of iron ore, over a mile in
when these facts are generally known. 1 ton stable manure................................. 2 00 lemon grove. length and sixty feet wide, has been

We have plants indigenous to our Total................................. 27 00 Canary seed is being. successfullyraised discovered south of Dunnellon, near
soil and calling for no cultivation, Cost of labor on the five acres, $33, at Eustis. the Withlacoochee river, in Marion
which can be made to furnish fibres in He gathered 125 bushels of good corn; Bermuda onions at Tallahassee county.Mr. .

abundance, of excellent quality, suitedto worth 85 cents per bushel$106.25.also weigh 181} ounces. David S. Williams, of Ocala,
many of our daily needs, at prices one ton fodder, $30-total $136
The shipping season for watermelons shipped this season 13,500 boxesof
much cheaper than we now pay. 25. Mr.Gold puts in his own work at$1
( i has begun at Ogden.A strawberries from two and three-
The only trouble has been the want ofa
per day, or $1.50 if working a horse. fourths of land. The
acres price
machine for the extraction of this One acre in Irish potatoes cost for good harvest of farm crops is ex-
ranged from $1 to 25 cents. One lot
fibre, and this machine, we are war- fertilizer, cultivation and gathering, pected in the fall around Leesburg. was nine days in transit and yet
ranted in saying will soon be perfectedand $44 70 net receipts for same $129.63.
Florida's pineapple crop this year reached their destination in good
put on the market. We have The land was then in sweet
put potatoes will be the largest ever known.Ex. marketable condition.
seen many skeins of fibres thus and brought $50 worth. This
worked out which furnishes Lakeland boasts of a collard five of Point has
evidence, acre was worn out, and was set in Capt. Sharpe, City ,
patent to the senses of the markatable young orange trees which were looking feet six inches high and still growing. demonstrated the adaptability of the

value of the product. And all these badly, but after the laud was fertilized About four hundred crates of vegetables best lands on the river to the growthof

are from plants to be found in the, and the two crops raised, the trees are shipped daily from Mic- vegetables along with oranges. He
greatest abundance, costing nothingsave were in fine condition. Another patchof auopy. has shipped this season, so far, fifty-
for collecting. From the cabbage five barrels of cabbages from onehalfacre
laud three-fourths of
very poor an A large bed of lime rock of excel-
and saw palmetto, the magnet, acre, was lightly cowpenned and put lent quality has been found near An- of land. The net receipts have t
the yucca, and several others, the product in sweet potatoes-it made 180 bush- been three dollars per barrel. He
is exceptionably fine under the els of fine potatoes, worth $90, and 20 thony. has also shipped forty-eight barrels of
manipulations of this machinery and bushels small ones, worth $5. Several orange groves near Eustisare Irish potatoes from one acre of land,

, its accompanying process. Here is a An, acre in cane cost him for seed, beginning to show the prophesied the net receipts being sven;: dollars
true gold mine. fertilizing cultivating, making syrup, second bloom. and a half per barrel.-Indian River

For many years we talked and barrels, etc., S97.50. He made 350 Large shipments of Chili Red pota- Messenger.

wondered over the vast accumulationsof gallons of syrup, worth $175-net, toes are being made from Oakland, Cocoanut raising is a growing industry -
clean shells which are found in $77.50. Orange county. in Southern Florida. Pine-

many places in East Florida. Knowl These yields are not at all phenomenal. Bermuda onions at Ocoee reach the apples and cocoanuts pay very well.
edge takes hold of these loose shells, Almost any one with energy size of from five and a half to.six Ten thousand pine-apples can be

mixes cement with them, and out of can do as well-and might do better.Florida inches in diameter. raised, it is said, to an acre, and the .
the new compound the Ponce De Leon H-4<< same amount of will support
is Chipley merchants are buying heavy
built. From these we have a material Moss. The latter
fifty re-
] for building more durable than The latest news from New York indicates fleeces of wool of good quality at 25 quire very little cultivation. They

brick, more beautiful and less costly a new industry for Florida, cents per pound. begin to bear at from nine to twelve

than coquina-the supply is inexhaustible the use of our Spanish moss by gar- There are 4,000 acres of orange years of age, and produce from eightyto
the quality unexceptionable. deners and florists. It is used in form- groves within a two-mile radius of the 150 nuts to the tree. They bring
How much of our natural wealth ing the groundwork of fl< ral pyramidsand centre of DeLand. about five cents apiece to the grower.
equally abundant is still hid.? decorating the side-tables and Many have been planted within -
A old tree at groves
We import millions of dollars' walls. It is also in festoons one-year peach Quincyis '
hung few One New
a Jersey
said to be ten feet. high, with a years. gentleman
worth of jute every year, simply be from the ceilings and gas jets, producing trunk two inches in diameter.A has 330,000 trees.-Ex.
cause we have no manual labor as a striking contrast. Heret6fore
cheap as that of India, for the sepa this material has been supplied the shaddock tree near Plant City "Clark Marsh at Silver Beach
ration of the wood from the fibre. So New York market by Long Island has on one limb a cluster of 36 shad discounts the Cole system of sub-

did wealth lie hid in the soil of the and New Jersey, but the moss found docks, all touching each other.A irrigation, his plan being to make
South until inventive in those beds with bottoms and sides
genius gave us swamps is much inferior to shipment of thirteen crates of
the cotton gin. How long before ours, as Florida moss is much more cucumbers from Ocala the second week of concrete, filled in with earth

some benefactor of his race shall giveus highly colored, and retains its green- of May, netted nearly $50.00. properly fertilized and supplied with
machinery.which will do the work? ness much longer. The increased de- water from his fine artesian well.
He will be greater than Edison, and mand for moss has enhanced its value Oats can be seen at Gainesville Before the soil is put in, the bottom"of
will make the cultivation of jute more fully twenty-five per cent. and as the which are over five feet six inches the bed is covered with shell and a
profitable than that of our fruits. home supply is inferior in quality, high after being cut from the stubble. layer of leaves, etc., permitting the

Will the universal Yankee nation several moss factories in this State are Two Ocala truckers have netted water to penetrate underneath. In

"give up" such a problem as that?- supplying New York dealers. The over $4,000 on cabbages alone, and these beds he has raised astonishing
Palatka News. demand for Florida moss has grownso have four hundred barrels to hear quantities of fine vegetables during
-.-4 great that there is some talk of from. the winter. Mr. Marsh has also madea
PRACTICAL RESULTS New York parties establishing factor- success of pecan culture from grafts
ies here. This industry is destined to The first Peen-to peaches from Mic- on the common hickory."-Daytona
From Practical Methods of Farming I I become a profitable one to owners of anopy, sold for $3.00 per one-third I Journal.
bushel crate delivered at the depot i in
swamp land and giving value to it.- that Not less than 60,000 boxes of t
A recent issue of the Plant City Ocala Banner. oranges have been shipped this sea-
+++- .
Courier the The first ripe Peen-to and Bidwell'sEarly from the Halifax coast. A care-
gives following account of Levy county is the richest in mine-
the of Mr. rals of in peaches were picked at Orlando ful examination of a number of aver-
Gold the
farming State.
of that placeon any county Iron
7. The whole
May was ready
crop in this vicinity indicates a
exists in abundance age groves
ordinary pine land : ore copper and
for 25.
shipment May
coal have both been discovered in larger crop for next season than ever
In 1884 from two acres of cowpen The be small this before, although in previous seasons
quantities, and the finest ledges orange crop may
ned land he
gathered 70 barrels of mature trees have been fuller of fruit
but before have
of pure lime to be found anywhere. year, never orange
good corn-equal to 70 bushels. such at this time of the year. The rapid
In 1885 Besides this, large marl beds have trees put on a vigorous growth.-
on one-eight acre planted increase in growth of bearing
been discovered, which promises to be Leesburg Commercial.A groves,
in sugar cane with Irish potatoes be and the coming into bearing of a
come valuable at an early date.Bronson .-
tween the rows, he sold potatoes radish raised near Kissimmee on largely increased number of new

worth $57.50, and syrup $55. This Times. 1-.-4 reclaimed land weighs 21 i pounds, groves, is more than making up the
was on a portion of an acre in eThere is not an acre of land in the measures 42 inches in circumferenceand difference. In a very few years the
proceeds of the acre being world that would 23 inches in length. of
: syrup, not produce more of annual product our coast hammock
.. 200 gallons at 50 cents, $100 ;seed cane any kind of a crop with irrigation, Mr.\ Connell raised celery this year groves will dwarf past total products
sold, $55; seed cane for self, $30; sold than if left to depend on rain. with stalks thirty inches high. The out of sight.-Halifax Journal.


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there than in Florida. Certain buildings tain one good station" (By the way, and supplement one another. Onlyat
Agricultural r particularly a chemical laboratory in your issue ol May the 9th, Mr. the head station need there be, for
would Cost less there than here ; Colman is made to say "none too example, a chemical laboratory and a
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all its equipments would cost less, be- small, it shonld be, as above, "none corps of chemists and other scientific
For the FLoiiibA DisPA cIt
EXPERIMENT STATIONS.: cause all those things can be bought too much.") I have not sufficient investigators. It was in view of this
r right at their door, whereas they must data on the South Carolina station. that Congress put the control of the
*The Cost of Maintaining ati Efficient be transported from Boston,New Yorkor The April Bulletin of the North Car- station in the Agricultural Colleges.

Station In Florida. Philadelphia a long distance, to olina station is in my hands. The These colleges must, any way, have
Florida. As farm station founded 1877 ten their of skilled
to implements- was April corps : investigators,
I am delighted to, see the lively interest -
wagons, carts, wheelbarrows, plows, years ago. Its Director says : "The their scientific apparatus and their
you manifest in the proposedExperiment cultivators, hoes, shovels, pumps, harness first decade of the life of the station laboratories.As .
Stations. You will per- ropes, and a thousand other things has been devoted, for the most part, to the nature and scope of the
mit a few lines in reply to your cour- necessary on the farm-it cannot be to the development} of the fertilizer work of a well equipped station, I

teous discussion of that subject.As possible that they are dearer in those question, that is, to the control of hope to have a word to say at no dis-
States than in Florida. One can, of commercial fertilizers, the discovery tant day. I would like at this timeto
to the needs of a station and the
course, be easily deceived, if he has no and best manner of using natural fertilizers say just one word on the chemicalside
cost of maintaining it, the United price current to consult ; yet I feel (marls, phosphates, etc.,) andto of this work. It is of the very
States Commissioner of Agriculture safe in venturing to doubt that stockis the education of our farmers about first importance as every one will ad-
, will be admitted to be first rate author- dearer in those States than in Flor these things, about farm measures and mit. As to its scope, I make the fol-

ity. In my letter I quoted him assaying ida. I mean, of course stock of similar :! the best manner of saving, composting, lowing extract from Section 2 of the
Kansas and and them. This Station Bill "It shall
grade. Michigan, as mixing using was Experiment :
that $15,000 is none too much
C grain countries, are the homo of the the work which most needed and has, be the object and duty of said experi-
to maintain one really good station, horse, cow and hog. Can it be possi we hope, prepared the people for something ment stations to conduct original re-
''IfH and confirmed his opinion by calling ble that a horse which costs, say 125 better in the future." If the searches or verify experiments on *
attention to what it costs to support in either of these States, can be boughtfor station has accomplished in ten years the chemical composition of

first rate stations in various States. "many times" less than that sum that result, it has done a great work, useful plants at their different stagesof
' in Florida? a work that is worth incalculably growth, the analysisof
For the of the
. example, buildings Farm labor is dearer there, but, on more to the farmers than has been the soils and waters ; the chemical
J Massachusetts station, which, Mr. Col- the other hand, it is much more intelligent cost of maintaining it. Yet it has composition of manures natural or

man says, are by no means very exten- and efficient than here. Moreover been incomplete, has in reality touched artificial with experiments designedto
sive, costs more than $10,000; the ex- it should not be forgotten that in only one of the numerous questions test their comparative effects on
penses of experiments for one year those grain and meat countries, corn, with which a station should deal. It crops of different kinds ; *

were $11,243.14. Stations in Kansas i bacon, flour, butter, hay, in a word, cannot, therefore, serve as a model ofa the composition and digestibility of
and Michigan are maintained at something nearly everything that the laborer 'good station. Notwithstandingits different kinds of food for domestic
like similar costs, and, mark, thisis I \man or beast) eats is cheaper than in incompleteness, has it been started animals ; the scientific and economic
over and above the original outlayin Florida. In other words, it admits of and maintained on $4,000 or even question involved in the production of
buildings, stock and equipments.You very serions doubt that "buildings, $15,000 a year ? If you will turn to butter and cheese and such other re-
reply,"These States, as comparedwith implements, stock and lands for farming page six of the Report of the United searches and experiments bearing di-
Florida, are wealthy and popu- operations in these States cost States Commissioner of Agriculture\: rectly on the agricultural industry of
lous, and spend thousands where Flor- many times as much as in Florida." for 1886, you will find it stated that the United States as may in each case
ida spends dollars." All the more is The cost of running a really first rate the North Carolina station costs "ten be deemed advisable, having due
the reason why Florida should not Experiment Station in those States thousand dollars or more" yearly. regard to the varying conditions and
scatter, but concentrate, her alreadytoo and in Florida cannot materially dif What would it cost if the station were needs of the respective States or Ter-
few dollars. at all complete ? ritories." All this involves chemical
You also assert, that "buildings, University of California has I Is not Mr. Colman justifiable in the work of the highest value to Florida.
implements, stock aud land for farm- long maintained a first rate Depart- making of the assertion : "The amount Are the legislators of the State pre-
ing operations in these States costs ment of Agriculture. Are you sure which it proposes to annually appro- paring the college to do that work?
many times as much as in Florida." that those three stations whose estab priate to each State ($15,000)) is none J. M. PICKEL.
I doubt that strongly; but grant, whatI lishment and maintenence are to cost too much to establish and maintainone --- ....-
can but think an error, that all those only $4,000 each are anything more good station ?" TIBBEE, Miss., Oct. 161886.
things costs, not many times, but simI I than mere experimental plots of a few Yet there are States, among them Messrs. A. T. SIIALLENBERGER& Co.
twice much there as here stillI in themselves Florida where the climatic conditions Rochester, Pa. Gents.-The
ply as ; acres, no way complete, bottle of Shallenberger's Pills sent me in
maintain, with Mr. Colman, that but mere branches under control of the are such as to demand more than one February last I gave to W. G. Andersonof
$15,000 is none too much for one first real station at the University, whereare station. How in such States are we this place; a long standing case of
rate station. Remember that the cost the headquarters of the director of to reduce to a minimum the evils chills and fever. He had tried everything -
of founding and operating those stations the whole, where are the laboratories pointed out by Mr. Colman in these known without any permanent
good. In less than ten days after taking
is many times $15,000. The and, necessarily, expensive scientific words : "To permit this $15,000 to your Antidote he was sound and well
' Michigan equipments (which are part equipments ; where all the facts: are be divided and appropriated among and has gone through the entire season
of the State Agricultural College) collected, where are made all the del- different stations or institutions wouldat without any return. It seems to have
cost$70,780.58, exclusive of the chem icate and expensive scientific investi- once defeat the (desired l( object, and effectually driven the malarious poison
laboratory ($18,000)), exclusive of gations, such as chemical analysis of instead of one strong station in every from his system. V.Yours A. ANDERSON.truly,

,1 the botanical laboratory, exclusive of soils, waters, foods, the microscopic State, two or three worthless starvelings -
I the veterinary laboratory-all necessary study of insects injurious to plants, the would here and there be found, con-
l" parts of a good station. diseases of plants and animals, and suming their whole allowance in the
.S But it cannot be admitted, without their remedies and a thousand other general expenses necessary to every 800,000
large qualification, that "buildings, vastly important matters requiring the station, with no margin for accom- ,
implements, stock and land for farm- very highest scientific skill and know plishing results." One means of reducing -
ing operations in these States cost edge, and the most patient and long- the evils is for the State, where FLORIDA LACRESANDS
many times as much as in Florida." continued observation and labor ? several stations are necessary, to sup-
The assumption may be admitted as These are only some of the matters plement the congressional appropriation. -
In the Counties of Nassau. Duval
to lands, but the figures quoted in my that an Experiment Station must in- Another means is to make the: Situated Columbia, >Alachua, Lafayette Marion -

letter had no reference to lands ; they vestigate ; they are only some of the several stations, in reality, one, that is,', Brevard, Hernando, Polk, ,Hlllsborough Sumter, Manatee{uslal and
represented the cost of equipments and subjects which the Congressional bill place them under one and the same Monroe.
buildings over and above the price of appropriating the $15,000 require shall direction and control. It makes a
the lands on which they are situated.As be investigated. No station providing vast difference whether this be doneor TOWN LOTS

to buiMi I ns;; it can be only partly for a tithe of this work, much less for not. If it be done, then the moneycan In the Towns of Kissimmee, Winter Haven,
true th,,t < .t' would cost less there all of it, can be started even, to say be expended( to best advantage,. Gordonville Seffner, Mango, Uartow, Orlent, Auburndale Eagle Lake, Lakeland, Haskell,,
than lu-i (r i 'rain buildings, such as nothing of maintenance, for $4,000 a Each branch will do its definite work Kathleen, Kichland, Dade: City, Owensboro

grauarL;, c",ils for hay, fodder and and not repeat, unless there be SOIDEdefinite and A Map Pemberton.and Descriptive Notes showing the
other forage, stables for horses and year.You speak in high praise of the good reason therefir, experiments location application of these to the lands Laud will Department be furnished of the on
cattle' piggeries, etc., need not, in our North Carolina and the South Caro- which are being done at the South Florida Ilallroad Company.
mild climate, be as expensive as there. lina stations Neither of t them are other branches. In a word, if the
On the other hand, building materials anything like complete and if they stations are under one control, aiii GEO. Fox,

-nails, hinges, screws, locks, window show anything, it is that $15,000 is not managed independent( of ou Chief Clerk,
glass, cement-are assuredly cheaper "none too much to establish and main- another, they will be'made to suppori t s SANFORD, FLA.




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wishes. I often make swarms by To Destroy Chicken Lice. HARDWARE !

'Poultry and Jipiary. driving, and as some of the readers of The Home and Farm in answer to a
the Bee Journal, who can be with
,q their bees only in the morning or correspondent gives the following -
Introducing Queens-Making Bees evening, may wish to do the same, I recipe to destroy lice, fleas and jiggers:

Stay. will describe how I manage. It is Before treating the chickens, let the
As the time of year for introducing thus : nests they brood in, the coops, and GEO. L. McCoNiHE
queens is at hand, I wish to give a Go to any hive whose colony is roosts be cleaned out thoroughlyeventhe

very simple plan of doing the thing, about to swarm, and, if in a box-hive, dust removed. Then whitewash,
and one which so far has proved successful drum out the bees in the way given in using a wash strongly reinforced by (New Bnlldlngiat Old Stand.)

with me in every instance.Go any of the books while treating on ten to twenty per cent. of kerosene,
to any.hive from which is desiredto transferring, but if in a movable frame everything, high and low,and sprinklethe
the and smoke the 40 &, 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
. remove queen, hive, as they will probably be, proceedas ground or earth floor. and the .
colony only enough to keep the bees follows : Open the hive to see if fowls' runways, with a: solution of

quiet during the finding and removing there is plenty of unsealed honey, and copperas-one pound to the gallon of -
of the queen, after which the if not, shave off the cappings of the water. Procure three or four ounces .

frames are to be put back and the cells along the top bars of the frames, of mercurial ointment, extend it in Hardware, Cutlery, Stove and Tinware,
hives closed. Before disturbing the so the bees can easily fill themselveswith three times its bulk of lard, and, withit IIonsefurnlshlnK Goods Granite and
hive at all to!find the old queen, the honey finding the queen at the annoint lightly the parts where the Agate Ware, Sash. Doors, lllinds.
beekeeper should get,the one to be in- same time and caging her on one of insects gather and burrow, and also Oils, Agricultural: Implements,
troduced and have her with him in a the frames. Now close the hive, and touch the mother hen under the Iron and Steel,Rope,Belting::,
Hose and Packing,Pumps,
cage. Having closed the hive, blow after blowing smoke in at the en- wings and on the breast with the same. Steam anti Water Pipe
smoke into the entrance until the bees trance, pound on it with the fist, as I But be careful and not use to much of and Fittings, Four
are heard roaring greatly, which stated in introducing queens, except the ointment ; an excess will kill the Steel Galvanized
shows that the fight is all taken out that it is to be kept up for three or chickens. It will be well, too, to improve Fence Wire, .
of them, when the smoking is to cease four minutes, with no smoke exceptthe the diet of the chickens by the Mantels, .
for a moment, and then pound on top first. addition of fresh meat and onions Etc. # ""
of the hive with the fist about ten As soon as you have finished pound- chopped up together, and fed once or /

times. Now blow smoke again as longas ing, place a box and an inch board twice a week. .R. t
pounding continued, when the bee close to the hive ; or, better still, have .
keeper is to pound the same numberof the box there to start with, when you For the FLORIDA DISPATCH : Agent For
strokes again, and so on until the are to open the hive and shake about Jigger Fleas.
smoke has been given five times, and three-fourths of the bees from the Having tried everything that was Orange Lightning PowlerFannqr'Frlend,
the same number of poundings are combs down in front of the box, into suggested or written about them, car- and Boss Plows, Dangler OH Stoves,
Perry &: Co's Celebrated Stovand
done. which they will readily enter. When bolic acid, sulphur and lard, copperas, Ranges, Southern (St. Louis) White
In doing this pounding, only strike you come to the frame having the fire hot water and nothing that has been Lead, Masury's Pure Colors In Oil,
with force enough to thoroughly jar queen, uncage her and let her run tried has ad good effect as axle grease Masnry's Railroad &: LIquid
:the hive, which is easily done withoutat into the box. Having the queen and which to apply with rubbing kills Paints, Fairbanks'Standard

.all hurting the hand. As soon as what bees you wish in the box, close those that are on the poultry and pre- Scales.
the last pounding is finished, unstop the hive and take the box to the shadeof vents them from getting on them.
49-Tin Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
the cage having the queen to be introduced some tree where it is to be left with Clean out the houses and nests and Work to order.PIANOS .
,and hold,the mouth of it to the the mouth or open side facing up and I either burn or scald directly after-

entrace of the hive, when she, hearingthe out, which is best accomplished by wards, and give the poultry pepper, ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
roaring of the bees inside, will immediately leaning it against something. Leaveit assafocdita, sulphur, iron, lime and
run in. As soon as she is thus for three-fourths of an hour, ashes for them to wallow in and thereis Genuine Bargains.

well,insioVof the hive, give them an- when the bees will be clustered the ,a great diminishing of them ; one
other liberal smoking, and the operation same as a swarm would be. good application of axle grease kills
,of a direct and safe introductionis They can now be hived the same as them. Small piles of fine straw where Being Sole Agents In the South for

finished. If in time of scarcity of any swarm, and will stay and work the chickens are, the fleas will collect GHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
honey, this should be done about sun- the same as if they had issued natur- under them from the sun, then apply THUSHEK, BENT & ARION
down, otherwise robber bees would The old be allowedto
ally. colony can the torch and they can soon be exter-
gain access to the hive while the bees rear its own queen, or have a queen- minated. F. C. M. BOGGESS. PIANOS

were,in a defenseless condition. In cell given them, the latter being pre- ,
fact, I prefer to perform the operationnear ferred, as that does away with after- Young pullets should be the main
sundown at all times.If swarming.If reliance for winter eggs. ,

all has worked as it does with the bees are "drummed" from a For scaly legs take a tin can full of
me, the,queen will be found laying the box-hive they are to be treated after kerosene oil and dip the hen's legs in MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE,
next morning, just as if that had always they are in the box the same as the it; one or two applications will cure PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
been her home. other. In some respect I like this and it is easily done.
My theory regarding why the plan plan for securing increase better than Everyone given benefit of our one price HYH-
Liver disease in fowls is lowest. I
indicatedby teni, and prices guaranteed Easy
i is so, eminently successful is, that the any other.-G. J\L Doolittle in Amer- dullness terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
bees realize that they have had a "ter- ican Bee Journal. yellow evacuations which by us to Purchaser's. nearest R. R.or
rjtflie shaking up," the same as ,would 4s.-_ generally adhere to the feathers more steamboat landing.VIOLINS
or less, and ultimately lameness... ,
happen in their primitive state if the For tho FLORIDA DISPATCH: \
tree ,containing their home should be Keeping Bees. Brahmas, and in fact all Asiatic
blown Their first anxiety then breeds should be fed little corn. Let GUITARS BANJOS AC-
over. ,
will write A. I. Root Medina
If W.
oats wheat rice be the -
after coming to their senses, would be or barley
Medina county, 0., for his A.,B. the principal food with CORDEONSand
for their queen. Well,,before coming some changes.
C. ol Bee Culture, price, paper $1,
lo their senses, in this case, the queenis Small yards or runs should be all kinds of small Instrument offered at
he will be able to
cloth $1.25
run in and followed by smoke so get spaded up often, so that all the drop- lowestSprlces.! Send for our Illustrated cata-
the information keeping logue.
that she,assumes the same scent that necessary pings and other deleterious matter
bees. Mr. Root has had number of
the bees, hive and combs smell of, so may be incorporated with deodorizing .
and his book is ,
that when they find her they do not re- years experience quiteup particles of the earth. ""
with the times.
alize that a change has been made. The Black Sumatra Games have Artij tjflateriaii -.
Bees are busy swarming here now,
Picture Frames,
MAKING DRIVEN SWARMS STAY. they have filled the brood frames, and irregular pea combs, very small wattles -

Many seem ,to suppose that when a some have commenced in the upper almost rudimentary, dark eyes of Fine Picture,
swarm of bees is driven from a hive, story with orange bloom honey. The an almond shape, long necks, slantingand Fancy Goods*
that the driven part must be put on season promises fair to be a little pheasant like tails, which are car- Albums, Stationery.We .

the old stand, placing the old hive and above the average in this portion of ried low. can save you money In anything In
Music, Artjor Fancy Goods. Write us for
'contents on a new stand, otherwise the the State. M/: Good condition powders can be prices.

driven bees would mostly go back to Hibernia, Fla., May 16, 1X87. made by taking powdered cayennetwo
the old hive. With no precaution this -- --..,.- ounces, fenugrek eight ounces, -

would undoubtedly be the case, but it Cracked or broken rice is one of coarse sugar eight ounces, mix
is a very easy matter to make a driven the best feeds for young chicks over together, for each ten fowls give tablespoonful LUDDEN & BATES, S: .M.H.SAVANNAH .

colony of bees stay wherever one three or four days. twice a day. GA. ".

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South Florida points. principal points in Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jacksonville -

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO...............................Thursday,June 2 or Fernandina office.
STATE OF TEXAS.....?.....?.........?................-Thursday,June 9 = Trains: leave F. R.&:N. Co's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO...............................Thursday,June) street Jacksonville,at 8.30: a m and 4.30 p m,on sailing days,
t STATE OF TEXAS...............?.........................Thursday, June i3 landing passengers on Steamship's what f, foot of Centre St.,
CITY: OF SAN ANTONIO.............?........? ....Thursday,June 20 Every attention possible Is extended passengers going Fernandina.
stATE OF ?EMi"x.?..,....?.......?.................Thursday,July 7 by this line. The table is supplied with the best the *S-For Tickets aad State-rooms and further Information,
CITY OF SAN AN ONIO..... .............?........Thursday,July 14 New York and Florida markets afford. apply to
R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandina, Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Travllng Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.

C. H.MALLORY& .0.,General Agents Pier 20 East River foot Fulton. street New York City.
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I. -The Florida: Dl.spa1ci.: ; : Line:

h j 1 r l I The Great Fast. Express With eMaF ithtectionsystem of the South.

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,' Tha attention of shippers Is directed to the Plant S. S. Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa and People's Line or Steamers between Sanford, Pa-
latka and Jacksonville South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford S.f F.& W. Ry. between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savan-
nah, Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savanah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest. Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection:

NORTH BOUND. service from SOUTH all points BOUND.North and West via Albany, and Savannah -
Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah.Double to daily all points fast freight In Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville, Jesup Calla-
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior han and Live Oak.
and Coast points, Including New York; Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
Providence. New York(New Pier 3o, North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur-
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean. Steamship Company, leaving Savannah days.
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursdayfor
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,leaving Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line frOI,. '\1 ew England to the South.
Weekly connection for Boston VIA the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 'g from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every Thursday. Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving Savannah. From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
every Saturday., / from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S.,F.k w; By for all

Sailing days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South.The .
Florida Dispatch Line IB the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates Gen'l stencils and shipping,Savannah receipts,applyWM. Ga.
P. HARDEE, Freight
to any agents of the above lines,or to
C. D. OWENS, Traffic Manager Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l TrafficsAgennt,Jacksonville Jacksonville.,
: H. M. SCHLBY,Trav. Agent,Gainesville. J. E. DRAYTON,Trav.Agent, Live Oak. J. H. ,
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"''- _J' ,.-.., f "".., KI83IMMEE CITY, FLA.

.' Improved and Unimproved: Property Town Lots, Orange Grroven.

a "' ,/;.::' T r u.. 0 :k. c;.. a r d. e D.. Land-: :
.. Correspondence Solicited. P.O. Box 197. A. J. ROSE.

.. References First National Bank of Orlando The Klgalmmee City Rank.
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t FRONT! PRESSED ............................... ... .."........ .....*12"S2 per .10eO.
f GOOD FLORIDA BRICK............................. ... ......... .......... w'ouLime
SALE BY Plaster,Lath, Cement,Hair,Fire, Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar.
TYSEN, SMITH &: CO., 12 West Bay St.



Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthv locks
PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line
ruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address,

Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion. Orange, AARON: TsT'.AJEER, G-eorgretoTTTTa.: :IFla

May 16'83 tf ____________-
Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
1.3 000 Acres
Consisting of the finest Orange,Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands in the State\ of Flor- (t'1'1 the best quality of heavy oat hickory and cabbage hammock having miles of river and
ida Prices$1.25 per acre and upwards according to location. bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially

For further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palaika: ,Fla. adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables. d
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Chief",...* ..1\,1\ l earthier, Land Department. Chief. Engineer and Land ComrolKslouer. Sills; iftllli l ANTHONY &. YOUNG, : :: =}; ts

The Lakeland Nursery Company. lllSlaolll: o 'Real Estate & Insur. Agents, w fgsS2lg m fts: | ao!=

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= uliuetto Manatee Co., Fla. r=r: -o
I ": .". Peen-Toand Honey Peaches, Keiffer and LeCoute Pears. Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan I .c ?8o -o -p
Persimmons, Loquats, Figs, Grapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba' f* 1
nan&8.'F Town property improved and unimproved
Tropical Potted Fruit Tree a Specialty. in all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and

I PrIce List. free. on application.. E. II. TISON, Manager t. bay fronts. Pure salt water. Oysters,unsurpassed.fish and clams.Correspondence Lovely building soucuea.siteson
-y,' Lakeland,Pol k Co.Fla, mainland and Islands. Yachting

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Leave nber Around Through ( Standard Time.);ON AND AFTER' MONDAY, May ZJ, 1887, 8:30: a m, Trainswill RAILW A. .
leave and arrive follows ?;'
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my,. :Q I c: e: I cc ; e:- ,. TIME CARD IN EFFECT DEC. 5, 1886. j: .
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May speaking Z ZI cz Z Z Z "; Z Ml Trains on this Road are run by Central

land, I see that I: omitted ,to say, Z ay ayN ?.::::1 I a 0 c=: Q .Az:::0 8TATIOl'iS.' y.I a. 0 I' .:Z:: 1:1= 1:1 ct Z m"r .:::Z I Passenger Trains Standard will leave Time.ruin l Arrive dally

leave a strip four or ive rods wide of -- -Z -N ad 4 V u ... F i 4 -- OJW U _ae:. w M tim as follows:
aA < w w ti 1 1I c; a w w wAM WEST INDIA FAST MAIL.
uncut timber around each forty, and -- -1w I- - ][Leave Tampa via S. F. R. R........ ...... 8:00 p m .-
then leave strip four rods wide PM' AM M AM AM PM A M Sanford via J.,T. & K. W......... 1:00 a m
a .?.. ......_ ..:. .....:. _... ..... _R.VItwA-: I. .:.- ....? ?...... _...... .. .._ 44 Jacksonville................??......_ 7:00: a m
through the center of the forty from o 8 40 440 500 1020 4 40 ......8antord ... 115 2'() 820 100 535 345 'Arrive Jacksonville.....?.....................1200 n'n
South and from East 3 8 00 4 48 518 10 32l., 4 M .....! Belair...?.... 112 150 8 0812 481 518 3 33 ,Arrive Waycross........................_....... 9:10 a m
North to to 4 ...... ....... ...... _..... ..... Crystal Lake III ...... ...... -...... ...... ...... ,Arrive Savannah.....?.......................11:55 a m
West. The idea was in my mind, and 5 8 &:) ...... 5 ZJ ...... .... _..... Bents.....,? 110 1 41))\ 8 OJ ?...... ..... .. .. ,Arrive Charleston............................... 4:50Jp) m
10 905 4 .i8> 531 1057.1.52.5 ....Longwood 105 134 7 5012 37 458 310 ,Arrive Richmond.............................. 6:49 a mArrive
has been recoM mended' by myself 'in 13 913 5 04 5 40 1107 5 43 ...Altamonte ...102 127 7 3712 30 4 30 2 58 Washington.............................1100 a m
previous articles but in the writing 14 9 18 5 07, 5 45 11 131555 ........ Mayo ...... 101 120 7 JO 12 26 4 20 2 50 .Arrive Baltimore......................?........1218 p m
15 9 22 5 10, 5 m 11 ....Maitland.... 100 I 15 7 2512 ZJ 4 15 2 45 ,Arrive Philadelphia............................ 2:47: p m
as is often the case, the thought out- 18 9 30 518; 5 58 11 40: 6 30 _Winter Park._ 97 107( 7 1512 15 4 00 23.5 .Arrive New York..... ........... 5:30 p m

the movement tf the ID ...... ....- ...... .......1 ..... .......Wllcox...... 9.3 ...... ...... ........ ...... Pullman Buffet Cars Tampa to Washington,
ran pencil. 22 ;\ 30 9312 0012 215 j!and New York to Tampa.
9 45 5 30' 615 1 20 Orlando 55 7 310
Please endeavor to impress upon the 25 ...... ... ...... :. .1 :.. :::::: Gatlin :::: 90 ...... ...... ...?::. ...... ...... NEW ORLEANS EXPBES '. -
26 955 5 38)! 625 12 43 1I. .?.Jessamine.. 8912 40 6 111: 49 300 152 Leave Jacksonville............................ .. /:00 am M
public ,the desirability .for the future 1:1 9 58 .. ...: ...... ...... ...... _Pine Castle...\ 8812 ..._..... ...... ..:... '.Arrive Jacksonville......................_... 7:35 pm. ,
weal of Florida, of wide and continuous .,30 1005 5 45. 685 1255 8 00 Big Cypress..., 8512 6 2511 42 ,2 48 1 40 Leave Callahan................_..._.......... 73= a m .
3-1 10 15 5 57'' 650 AI 1 13 8 15IcKlnnon....,, 8112 6131132 PH 232 I 25 Arrive Waycross................................ .. 9:10 a m
streets and abundance of shade. 40 1030 t6 251 7 05 600 I 30 85.1) 1..KIsslmmee..i. 37.. 6 0011'20' 905 215 I OS Arrive Thomasville ...................._...... 1:22 p m I
Florida is certain to' be densely 44 1040 63J: PM'' 6 10 PM ..... ... CapmbeHs 71111 A 11 1105 850 PH 1240 .Arrive Bainbridge..... ............ ....._..... :35 p m
popu- 52 10 58 6 52 6 30 9 40Lake\ Lockei, 10 44 8 2.5 12 08 Arrive Chattahoochee......................... 4:04 p m
lated in the near future, and the more 57 11 15 7 0'2 6 42 10 0'2 ....Davenport.... 58 11 15 10 32 8 10 1150 Arrive Pensacola via L. & N.R. R.......lu:10 p m
natural and 61 1125 7 10 6 52 10 17 ...Haines City.-' 5111 05 1022 75.v J1 35 Arrive Mobile via &N.R. R.......?... 2:15 a m
attractions presented, 68 11 42 7 24 710 J1 (05) ..Bartow Junc.. 47 10 53 JO 17{ 7 35 11 10 Arrive New Orleans viaL. &N.R.R... 7:10 a m

otherwise the more rapid aud satisfactory 72 1153 7 31 7 ro 11 25 .Auburndale 4310 40 9 5t 7 05 1050 Arrive Albany...................................... 3:42 p m
77 12 O; 7 39 7 0:1: 11 40 (I.., t4"1tzhughs.? 3810 28 9 4-1 650 10 3.5sa Arrive Macon via Central R. R......... 8:24 p m
will be the progress of the State. 1218 7 52 t 18 os U 3u ..._Lakeland.... 321015 9 30 g6 32 1010 Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R.......12:15 a m
well to- 9J 123 812 H 35 J 20 .?.Plant City.... t2 9 5.1 9 05 515 9 2S Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A.R.R. 5:55: a m .
People, as as planets, move 98 12 1).1 ...... 8 50 ...... ........Cork?..... 17 9 :18 ...... 5 25 .... Arrive Nashville via N.C.&St. L.R.R11:45 am'
ward the center of.the greatest attract- 103 105 8 32 9 05 2 05 .......Setfner....... 12 9 'Z1 8 35 5 08 8 40; Arrive Louisville via.L. & N. R. R..... 6:50 pm'
105 1 12 8 38 9 22 215 ...... Mango....... 101 9 22 8 5 00 8 17'{ '' Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville
ion. SHERMAN ADAMS. 109 1 20 ...... 9 3J: ...... .......Orlent........ 6t 9 15 ...201 48 ......1 and New Orleans, via Pensacola, and
Gabriella, Fla., May 11, 1887 115 135 9 00 9 50 2 5.51 Ar Tampa Lv 01 9 00 8 001 4 30 7 30: Mobile,to and from Jacksonville and Louis- f470 \
.. + ..' PH PH AH I All IPM P1\1 PM_ ville via Thomasville, Atlanta and Nashville, <

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: Flag Stations. Trains No. :3 and ti leave from and arrive nt J.,J. & K. W. Depot. No. 3, and Cincinnati to Jacksonville via Jesup.
and 6 Dally. Nos. 1,2.4,5,7.8, 9, 10,Z1 and 28, Dally except Sunday. Train No. 6 will stop A. C. LINE EXPRESS.
A Citrus Conundrum. only at Plant City, Lakeland, Bartow Junction, Kissimmee and Orlando. Nos. 2 and :3 stop Leave Jacksonville.............................. 2:05 p m
at Kissimmee for Lunch No. 7 stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. 8 stops at Lakelandfor Arrive Jacksonville.......................?...12:00 n'n
Here is a nut for certain orange Supper. Leave Callahan.................................... 2:47 p m
their teeth At Trough Tickets sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage Leave Chattahoochee.. ...... ..............11:30 a m
growers to grind upon. checked through. Leave Thomasville..............;...:.........1:45 p m
the very time some, were getting $2, --- - --- -- ---- Arrive Waycross................._............... 4:40: p m .
Pemberton Ferry___Kraiicli._ -S.F. R.H. Snuford and Indian River H a II rOB d. Arrive Brunswick via B.& ., R. R... 8:28: p m
or even less for their fruit in open Sou h Bound Nprth Bound.. Arrive Jesup-...................................... 6:16 p m
Arrive Macon via. E. T. V. & G. R. R-ll:20: m
market others under the same condi- Read Down. Up. -- p
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. & G. R.R. 2:25 a m
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tions realized $6 to $7. Maybe\ itdon't F'st Ac. -F-rst Ae. Dally except Sunday. Arrive Chattanooga E. T. V. & G. 8:20: a m
=:' M'1. &}4"t STATIONS. 1\1'1 &Ft Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R....... 6:45 p m
pay to raise the best. A 19. 21. 20. 22. A South Bound. North Bound. Arrive Savannah...................?.......... 7:58: p m
While one sells his fruit for two dollars, - Read Dowd. Read Up. Arrive Charleston .........__....._......... 1:25: : a m
And that of another brings seven, P.M. A.M A.H P.M.o Arrive Wilmington............................. 8:30am
What will the first get 0 ye scholars! 5.00 7.00 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar '9.50 '4.5057 m Pas. Pas. o Arrive Richmond .............................. 6:00 p m
When he.1atterrecelycsbut three 'leven? 1 5.04 7,05.....?...FItzgerald . 9.4,5 4.1556 = &Ft STATIONS. I i&Ft w:: Arrive Washington..........::.............110 p m
3 5.10 ...._ ....._.... .Or ole . .._. 9.40 ...._ 54. 24. ,
Arrive New york................................. 6:50: a m
UP RIVER CORRESPONDENT. 6 ..._ ..... .Bay CIty. ..... ......51 1--- Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from
10 5.25 7.3.5 ............ .Macon... 9.23 4.1547 ....... p.m a.m ....... Jacksonville and New York, also Jacksonville ,
12 5.35 7.43.......Owensboro........ 9.15 4.0745{ 0....... 5.501v..Sanford.ar 8.00...... 19 via
16 5.50'8.08 .........Dade City........... 9.00 3.50 41 3 ....... 6.03: ......?:Fort Reed......... 7.42 ....... .15l3 to Cincinnati Jesup.
6.10 8,45 ...:.....Rlchlan............. 0.42 3,18 34 5 ....... 610 .?.... ...*Rutledge ......... 7.32 .......13 EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS.
ORANGE TREES 3'2 6.30 9.15 ........ *Teddervllle.. C'8.22 7......... 6.20'............?_Clydes. . 7.20 ...... 11 Leave Jacksonville..........;................... 5:00: p m
37 6.45 9.40 ........._ Kathleen... 8.10 2.-10,25 2.20,20 12...... 6.35 ............Clifton .....?..... 7.031.i ...... 6 Arrive Jacksonville ........ ................. 8:55 a. m
40 6.50 9.52 ........Grltnn's 1\1 ilL...... 8.0.1 2.08117 13 .?.... 6.43 . 'Tuskawilla.. 6..1).'>| ...... 5OI Leave Callahan...... ............................... 5:41: p m
FOR'Summer x.2010,30 ..........Lakeland.......:... 7.55 1.5514\ 17 .......i; 7.07 ...........Oviedo........... 6.40 1....... 1 Leave Way cross................................... 7:58,; p m
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*Haskell............ 7,30 1.00 6 19,.......J 7.15, ar..Lake Charm..lv_ 6.20:....... 0 Leave Gainesville p m
5718.00111.20IArrive I .. artowL \ -- ---- - -- ---- Leave Lake City...................... ........... 3:20: p m
ye 7.15124010------ ---- -- Leave Live Oak':....................... .. ........ 7:20: p m
Planting.Budded ISartow Uraiicla.. -Daily.. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bartow, Arrive Mobile via L. &: N. R. R....._.. 2:10 pm.
I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow. Arrive New Orleansia L. & N. R.R. 7:30 p m
South Bound. .I."orth Bound. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from : Arrive Nashville via L. &: N. R..R... 7:05' p m
Pas. Pas. m Pas. Pas. Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pember- I. Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.... 2:12: a m
No. &Ft -: PTATIONS. l=:" &Ft No. ton Ferry, and Florida Southern'Bailway for Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:30 a m
11. 13. ti < "12. ,j H. Punta Gorda. Arrive St. Louis via L.&: N. R.R.....?.. 7:40 a m
Trees of Choice Varieties 'I- No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville *
AM P, M LV AM. P.X: Sanford. and Louisville via Thomasvill e, Albany, 4->,
'" to l inches diameter, two year old buds. 11.45 7.40 0 Bartow J'nc,1710.40, 7.10 No. 13-At Bartow Junction with train from Montgomery and Nashville, and to and from
Also Sour> Seedlings, all sizes. For sale cheap. 12.00 7.55 5 Winter Hvn 1210.25 6.5 Tampa. Bartow and Montgomery via Gainesville.
A. II. MANVILLE, 12.20 8.12 9/*Eagle Lake 810.05, 6.3.5 No. 14-At Bartow with Florida Southern SAVANNAH EXPRESS.

Jacksonville, Fla. 12.35 8.40I17IarBartow)\ 5i Ol 9.301 6.20 train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow Junction Leave Jacksonville.............................. 8:15 pm
-12.55-.-- Iv -6.00- with train for Tampa. Arrive Jacksonville....... ..............?.. 6:15: a m
CONNECTIONS.TRAIN No. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains Leave Callahan. ................................ 9:05 p m
Ditson & Go's. SundayschoolMusic from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow with Arrive Callahan. ........................... ..... 5:25: a m
No. 1-At Sanford with People's and II Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda. Leave Gainesville.......................:..... 3;55! pIn
DeBary-Baya Line Steamers from JacksonNo.. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for Arrive Gainesville .............................10:05 a in
vine, and J. T. & K. W. train from Titusville; Tampa and Kissimmee.at Leave Lake City......_........................_ 3:20 p m
ranks with the _very best, and no Sunday- at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; I 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida Arrive Lake City:.........._......_...........10:15am .:*: .
school management should adopt a new Sing- at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; atLakeland Leave Live Oak.................................... 7:20 p in
Ing Book without carefully", examining one of No. 2-At Lakeland with' train for Bartow ; with train for Kissimmee. Arrive Live Oak.................................. 6tOa: m
their tried and true Sunday-school SongBooks at Bartow Junction with trains to and from No. 'JO-At Bartow with Florida Southern Arrive Thoma v1l1e...................?........ 7:15 a in
: Bartow; at Sanford with People's and DeRailway train from Punta Gorda* at Lake- Arrive Albany...................................11:JO am"
Voices of PraUc.. Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jacksonville, land with train for Tampa; at Pemberton Arrive Montgomery via Cen. B,. R.. 7:55 p m
((40 cts., $4.20 per"doz.) Rev' 0. L. Hutch and J., T. & K. W. trains for Jacksonville- and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for Arrive Nashville via L & N. H. R...... 6:.S, am''
Music and poetr 'dl/mUled/ and classical, but Titusville. Gainesville and Palatka.No. Arrive Liouisvllle via L. & N. It. R. .. 1:57' p in
not dull; In fact bright and enthusiastic. No.:3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R.. 6:35 p m .
Very large collection for the money. Coaches without change between Jacksonville Railway for Punta Gorda. Arrive St. Louis via. L. & N. R. R...... 8:00 p m (
Singing On the Way. and Tampa. Connects at Sanford with No. 12-At Bartow with Florida SouthernJ Arrive Waycross................... ............11:20 p m
((35 cts., $3.60iper doz.) By Mrs. Jewett ably ,. T. &; K. w. train from Tltusville; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake Arrive Brunswick B. & W. R.R... 6:400.. m ,.
assisted by Dr. Holbrook, whose noble com- tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tamland with train for Tampa.pa Arrive Albany via x.& W. R. R......... 4:45' a. m ?'
positions arc known and loved In all the on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays Connections are made at Tampa by the Arrive Macor. via Central R. It.......... 9:04: a m .
churches. This, like the book abovementioned with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, limited West India Fast Mail, both north Arrive Atlanta via. Central It. R....... 1:05 p m
does excellently welt for a Vestry and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and south bound with the elegant and commodious Arrive Chattanooga via.W.&A. R.R. 7:07:{ p m'

Singing Book for prayer and praise meetings. with Plant Steau" >ship Company's ships tor Fast Mall Steamships Mascotte and Arrive Jesup.................??............._ 1:00: a m p
Songs of Promise. Key West and Havana. Whitney of the Plant Steamshi Co., to and Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. &: G... 8:00 a in .
((35 cts,$ .60 per doz.) J. H. Tenney and Rev.E. ., No. 6-Haft Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana and with steam- Arrive Macon via E. T. V. &: G. R.R.. 7:30 a m
A. HoflYnan-the first highly' ed, musically CoacheswlthoutchangefromTampatoJack- Margaret for all points on Hillsborough Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V.&G.R.R.11:30 a m
and the second the author of many son vllle. Connects at'Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tam pit Bays and Manatee Kiver. Arrive Chattanoga E.T.V.&G.RR 6:15 p m
hymns of refined and beautiful'quality. One Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer :Passports can be applied for through any Arrive Cincinnati via C. S. R. R.....?.. 6:40 a m
of the newest books. Margaret from Manatee River and on SunNotary Public, and Notary's certificate that Arrive Savannah ..............?.................'6:10 a m
song Worship' days, Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant 4 uch application has been made, when vll'pllSteamshlpCompan"s Arrive Richmond........ ..........._.......-10:45am
((85 cts., $3.G0pcr doz.) L. O. Emerson and' W. : ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West, will an- Arrive Washington..........?......._...... 3:10pm.
F. Sherwin, both,celebrated compilers, com Key West swer the purpose of-a Passport. Arrive New York ........................._.... 9:20 p m
posers and leaders, and the latter well-known. No.7 At Lakeland with train for Pember- W. McCOY, Pullman Buffet Cars between Jacksonville
as having had charge of the music at many' ton Ferry. Gen. Freight & Ticket Agent. and Washington.
Chautauqua meetings. Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail
For other good books, please send for lists, and bteati'shlp connections and baggage

and catalogues. FRANK K. KEOGH &. CO., checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berths ,.
little book for the chil-
For lovely
a young
and sections secured at the Company's Office
22' Twentieth Street Birmingham, Ala.
dren of Sunday-school,look no further than
a in Astor's building K2 Bay si i rf>f>t.,and at Pas-
FRESH FLOWERS ((25; cts., |2,40 per doz.,) WIIOLESALEFRUIT senger Station, and on board People's Line ;
Emma Pitt. Sweet- Hymns, Sweet Music,, Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee and
Pretty Pictures. AND PRODUCE} COMMISSION MERCHANTS, DeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson I. ,,'

MAILED FOR RETAIL PRICE. Early fruits and Vegetable a Specialty.! I vllle. WM. P. IIARDEEj-
OLIVER DITSON,& CO Itostoii. General Passenger! Agent. /".
mente 8oUcitetI'and prompt returns] made. Write for stencil and quotations. I B. G. FLEMING, Superintendent.'
G. H. DITSON <&; Co., 867 Broadway N.1'. Meter to First National Bank of Birmingham. *.....f.i.r

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V O. B. THATCHER;... j

11..... :J H ;I IP.taaanala BOSTON Manager,- .' %.' j AND \vIGTION\: I Co.

xew York
isd I SIB)Mateo, Putnam! County,.,Florida.: : 1 '9
*UI C't": m1 an %**,* s,* "-'t tth \, isCHEDULK IN -:-EFFECT MAY i. Tt7;
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.... i'.t }(f IS5 I' : ; ,. :' !dUndard TlrucSJ. : minutes slower than Jackfsonvlile -

lIIIOiJlOUIS:7t: /., 'I. it. J1I'JULADJLrHIA.i'J1i l :; r.'J: : The best varieties the Orange and Lemon _. -'*, local. -

'..., and other Citrus Fruits. r *From To .
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< )L ." -Itt.,.>.trA,- ... I'
f "!' llltZt t..c"J> ... "" ..j.I't -" .:,, ,- 'Choice varieties of the. FIg;.of recent'Intro 'Read up.- WEST. Read Leave down..>

., ..'St .sIdeo: I; ': ;< dnction.. ,, ... 10 No:2 Nol 1 No 9
Ut ;J ::2 mA :.. .' 5543 a 730 _..Jacksonville ._... 8 00 a 300p402p
_.k.. .'\J ....L.J4. .;- ....,,,; I), ). .. >: :w ", 'f. '.' The Cattle ;Guavaboth \the Red and Yel-' kt3' a V**) p.RnldwJn......_.. 8 41 a,
-" -'4<-11I' ....... : ( "", '.. ) ... ;: : low. ; li0") ", 62$ p....... :Maicleuny.M..._902 a, .. 81
1; o''m' = : I yoia' 6Zip: .__Glen; r,t. Mary..... 9 07 at 4 :37 p r
1Rites B iweenJ cksoqvUle.! : New York and I Itosfon JunciGi The Peach'and Pear of the sorts best adapted! 9 as a 6 t;8 pN.';J.feanderoa: _..... 9 23 a; 4 55 p
uri r iBterohsngeable.) to the soil and climate of Florida. j 9 tI1 a .5 4} p....... ...t-lustee;........... 9 41 at} 5 20 p
f' ; '12 : f r "- ; Ucketa} ? I H 33 a--619 p.-I ake-Clty..;......10 10-a 6 00 p
.JEMtsjttlJtoMrtJMeaminlps of this Company are appointed tQsaHjasJbliqws;.r.I' t X The Japan'Plum,varieties: of'the Mulberry! .T/)7 hI!A: 62 p .::..:;.W el born..;::...-N>a5aJ64lp668p:
f At*|.#J 499JSr,:Vftba0tt "" |!TACapt.J.'W.Catherine..Vtl&vroAZZ- 40 p. m roo.H t7 a.&';427p4U ......_:Live Oak.M.:;.. .10.58a .7 30 p
S q qKempton.,-..'.-.-.':,.?...;.. .. 'it s..i'..'..8 i tayvJ itf e. 5- 50 a. m 49-Catalogue_free on.application IRE j -6'iOa >.p.;.";;''.;Ellavtllew: :r.-:U126a.8t8p.i. ''. <<
$...".hers-'- :V..i; ,..:...s..::.:...:.:..'.=..10.._.........J.I.la 1 O r r.Iu O e,.7POjwTn "i 3 t601 a b26. P'r"1; f adl8OD.;;...:x.1201 p&848 P
at .':JLr o..Daq.U a:. '....-......:".;.t..1'.i.::, riW 1'JuQ." -.9:00.111: RENczs-Crosby; &Gowelt Han Mateo; 15 21'.' 2l>>P;. ...!.Gret }' ;:.-...:.t200 p '925 p
"'. J.;Y!..Catharine....,.!....,..!..,..... ..Snnday.June iJjT If:3Ja.rnn ( .Hon.'G.W.tLylc' San Mateo; 'w. J. Webb' ; '?\".?....':'A ncil1N L!.?.''...;,.:l2 48 p9;' ft p
.,..,.t. ;.................. "''uelJ4a7, June -: :. in Palatka. '_-- J JAiN.DOBBINS 140&,2 p ;V ..,_TritgnI{ ..*:;;.,107p1009p(
JflSnCr.:::::.;..:..._:_.,.,..'.., ...f".Jr't,;. .:.: r.rUUUr J'lUte.l'T: : rf ft00 {'mCHATTAHUOCUEE 'SRO' :b3t3: a 2L0 pNar:.&ionUcel lar:..( r35 p 10 US p
Capt. H. C. Daggett............"...:..;.,:f?n-Smrtayfl e 19= 4:00. ? & .4 20 a 155 p .lv..Monticello.ilv J240p '930 p
CITY OF AU 118 f;apt..1. W. Ca ber1ne.-.... :Tuesday; June 21-8'00 pim: r r4 ....1.:
T A Ua ..pIOn.. .............................../..'.;*Vrlda7.'JQD&Jt %:3Lp1m: I: i?"')'aI qn.p':.-':!: 'J>"'"( 4'--'JlY9pl009n:;
A. L Fisher................-.ti:. .. iSunday;June 26- :30a.m ...4 'O. ( p.L10ycr.1: ;;: ::: ; 45p JO 35 p40)a
UBA11 'Capt.. H. C. Daggett..... ... ......... ....Tuesday, June 28-11.30a.m: 1 130 p.:.:;:".t:ChAr 8. r.:;' _,l M p 10 49 pam
M.f ", ",. .a "'{ ... an10i p;,...,.T lahUtil ee-.....:;2 27,p 115ft p
rt ....... f. :, .fr'\.i..J.I.\.K'8" V. .NNAH., .TO I. BOSTON. .. Y'Jufi$2,4t"'-. cL.: :.a2ajk'1285p; __. Midwey.........'. 2 51 p 12 40 a
i B ; ......;.".'f......... ._ ...j'....................._ ;'. :00p.m1Y S 140 a12 09 p-'__.;..Quincy--..;...N.z3 21 p 140; a
: 1 ( K1apt we ........:..:._::.:::.:.;....::.. :.... :fbnrbda77: ; rtme .9, at'saoarmThursday. .-IT Sall ffpbttYh: asantrN.3 41 p 2 80 a
JlA..tF.fty ....... ....................M.........................MN Jqne 1t;f.A&,..;AOQpm; 12M'ft II 25p:.KlVftf Jdtt..;;:4 OS p 8 80 a
.....A t\.e.,froweU...._..........N.M.............N..........Tluu.a yr, J awe 28J&t l2Ol.-Jn; .. 'i.I':;; .. '. \ .!..f: '!_! '.....,...Y :r .
GATE CITY. C pt."Hedce.. .........................................._......._.Thursday June 30, at 2:00 p. mThese .r '- ::'t1BOurH: : -
"' T ')j) fv' \.: :- ,: "*.t uiiN LINK.jtf .
# .. o. 4. .8T. No. 7. No.3.
e r ado not carry i. reeng ers.] 10.15 a405 ..... Fernandina ......10 10.a 4.00
DEH8OUG, Capt..N. F. owes..........MN..N..::::N..;. .....Jr.._......Saturday June 4- &00 p. m ., J. ......... 2 41 p..CalIahan..M p Z1 a ..._p
IUNIATA, Capt. Aaklns......................................_..,..._........_...Saturday; Jun 11-10:30 a.m 1 G30a515a 2:80 pJacksonville... .11 35 a OOOp
._T '(f'U81 CIIIf! ; ra: .... .:;. .. .. .- ;: /:. .ia: tnrt Jnnel8-*30 m
?a..r. ;: : .4 ; : > ay<< P 1 41 p......... Baldwin .........12 41 p 10 a)p
.nJ1UA.'I'.L 6.11 ...,Caat.T..11 Aak,;; i ..'-M..r..r.' __..?..,T"T..........T-patnrdftyt..June"* 25 8.-30 a. mfr' &mu Locksmiths, ;and SUncil i .Cutters' '::4.25 a408a '110 p.........Hlghland......... 110 p 11 05 p
t1 : ,
+ f
> 'l' 6:1> 'ttStidS.nA a .
iMri'orirc HJ A Y1 : DJa1. : $ ta.- fflj* 1. 4 100 p..._-Lawtey........... 118 p 1124 p
| lf pj? 345 a 12 45 .........Starke......... 132 11 47
l.wR it1"t$1 j 44 W Forsyth: St. Op. St. Johns Hotel. p. p p
; 1br1dA acid Western Raflwayq( 1ma; ih'drif Line) ; ,. : .
3.06 a 12.15 p...__...Waloo............ 1M p 12.25 a
.eqst .''t SWppiM advn-eq..ue4 by na other.!IDe.--,.,,fi JACKSONVILLE .. FLORIDA!' 218 a'1144 p...._. Caffipvllle ...... 21 p 100 a
JW lU'Ouh' "iI1IWial'la-; i issued. to principal. point. *. North_ East and- Northwest, .- '-,1? .. E 2.2 a 1131 a.....; Hawthorne....... 226 p .1 15 a
: .ppll'to.' ,.r. '.n 3.I"' # *__' ) : ..QnnjunJthlng done'in all.Its branches.. 113 a 1104() a.........-. Cltra ............:::1 M p 2 02 a
HENRY YONGE, Agent, C. Q. ANDERSON Agent,l -- 10 2S a......Silver Spring..... 3 96 p -
Pier No. 85 RICHAk;North River New York. City Exchange Building, Savannaes;iJa.1f IRON SAFE WORK-! 1150 P 1010 a............Ocala M..._ 3 52 p 315 a
BWi tkB&Bb11RDAgent',.Savannai Piwr* ,goon., & 'frT T aincial rates 'Stencil byjwall. HOOp 9 43 a....._Bellevlew...._.,4 20 p '4 00 a
W. L.JAMBS Agent, IS B.Third Street,Philadelphia. on Cutting,
1020 P 918 a..Oxford........... 441p 4 35 a
J. Dl.a.NJH4RP'| | B'ij| .. mfli,t>...T.J: ? .Wefnr.Ry.! Co., 261 Broadway N.y; ; 1002 P 9C8a..Wlldwood465p 4 53 a

'Tta apply t Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. 915p 8 40 a....._.eesbnrg......... 520p 5 35 a
C.:.It9R L ;)'Y 1 ...! ./. ,' T iH/m; CHRISTIAN Soliciting Agent. 900 P 8 :31 a.........Eldorado.........'5 29 p 6 60 a
.. .r. .--- __ __ J 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees '830p 8 15 a.........Tavares-...._&45 p 6 15 a
Our trees are very ti r1ttyhree and ''Jour .710: p 6 55 a.....Orlando ......... 7 (Xi p 8 15 a
'lllt..li..P.I .a' [ f 14 ? r ,\ .rJ.CL: Lt year 01d. tock.6 to ll/tncb Cllatpetet, with Cedar Key Division
old buds. Nurseries
# Due year easily acces-
NOW IE5 'VP n C'LI.. t .N-VE'i slble\ to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for 10.15 a 4.U5 p......l*'ernandlna........10.li* a 4.OQ.p.
... Catalogues. Address '-- 2.17 p..CaJJahn..U.27 a ...;,;
",-;'Jr.. .J"l. fA A'k;,\. ""'X3 .:1A r t'.i R 'r -- lEe, B. POSTER, Manager Fla. 6.30 a 2.30 p..J ackflonv11le....11.35 a 9.09p;
( 'des'2lty<< h Rout.wI4RJre.wfltr. 5.30 a 1.45 p.........Haldwin........1245'p 10.2&p4.25a
_:.-! t-"H.., J.1.J 1 1240 p.....Highland........ 132p'11.05p(}
ij ._ e. ,. 4/8 a 12.2)p..........,::.Lawley.M.! lit: P.1J.2J'p'
::: ; .4, : ,,'3.43a IX oH a...*....*.Starke........._ 2.1 P 11.47 p
: _fi si t tI.r'i }tfiif. .; irk i nitlnIRRU'1JJH ; 305a 1115 a.-......Waldo ..........,'23.Sp.630a
10 35 p 10 55 a...._..FflirbanksMn..... 257 P 7 00 a
I 9 45 p 10 35 a........Gainesvllle........'323p 900a8'LS
.0:1 I p 9 45 a_......Arredondo...... 343p 945a
; : ; : I -r.--; -< .: 7 Sap 9 00 a........ .'Archer-......... 4 15 p 11 00 a
__ t, .__ t' fA- (tJ J S5' p 8 3ft a......... Bronson ......... 4 45 p 11 to a
:...,. !'n l .t f.1..rn""l' W..: M 330p B15 a_.....Cedar Key_..... 635p 2SOpTampa
.fA f .r1' .J'1pftlt ... j ..... ". ,- ,.,," /
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COMPLEX} ..QM5 LT Mw g Rj tMJHp H C/, 1 s 4 ir S ;.1 41t 91 $IO.OO.;k't5 .The Great F4P 45thY. IndustrlafancC\ lt.t'i( Stock''"Pe I DIvlgloii.la. -. --

rlodical of the South 'It embraces. In 'Jts'con .15:; aj.U' p..1t.ernundlna..IO.lO a 4.00
.. p
It.'Jt"r ".61 .' 1rI" 'f. ': -- .r S l.Iit'I. ..liN.,l k1:4:F Of? ff.L ".: \r %'k..: '\1.1 '.. ..i .''' ': gtltuency the.intelligent;progressive aijd subs 2.4lp.......C'allahan....._..11.27 a --

stantlally successful farmers 4I. this .secllon; 6.30a, 2.3Op..Jacluonv11le; .M11.35a: 9.00p
..d..A :} JaR# 1'1; ."sra7 :
r and as an advertising medium,rprfthd Merr 5.3<'n 1.43 p..Baldwln..12..0 p.lo.ID
... ...-b Ny f_.i ,:. "r' ; .". ".,'. ..CONSISTING. .. .. .. OF_. chantManufacturer. Stock-RaiserandPx, + 3.((5 a 12.05) p....._'Walo.] ...N.... 1.55 p 12.25.
i.". -- r r. __""':"' '" tesslonal Mon JS: absO\ Space: f 11.5Jp 10.10 a:.........:.-Ocala.......... 3.62 p 3.15 a

;M..i J/I I ....... ....... "" ...,. ... Judiciously employed in ltsucolurnnsIsa1}vay$ 4Jo p'' '9.08a...._.Wlldwrod......... 525 p 930a
t\ b b I 0. 413 H 3) ...Panasoffkee......'
t 1:) n :: remunerative. By recent urcl1aS4)lt: now P a ? 540 p 10 05 a
O&fNESS :; -1.> ., j ,
s o I.CA.KDS I combines: The Dixie .Farmer Atlanta, Gtf.: -- ,,8 23 a......."umterville_ 6 6p--
.'f 'l( ",. ':"' ,)'tP.1' .:u: r'" t(1.1 .t...:;I. Q the i'lantatlonMontgomery.Ala.; .the aural 3H8p 7 52 a.... St.Catherine....635p,1Ob7a
Sun Nashville, Tenn.; The"Southem 'Farm* 250p 7JOa...W it h IA coochee..._ 6 ...5 P 1118 a
I&tr NOTE IftE' S') : 'hS r.a tf.tt'. t l.. '''r' tlW&tJ ers' :"iMonthly- iSavannab. Ga.; Southern 218 p 717 a..: ... OVenlSboro..7 08 p 1157 P

'"(' a Qj l"'I.'I...!..'.1lt....... J,-T "");,jOi I r't. ; .. ...# t World Atlanta. GaM- the Ph Agriculture. :150p, _700a.4.. I,..ND M'.9ty----125p 1225p
1st iMarletta.'Ga and unites tho, of i ?
; N ff .,."t! ,: patrons
these with its own large 'list. of subscribers;
I i Jacksonville Brancn.
49., :' yELoPEa {(White or Tinted>- Thou press And i people all testlfytQ Us.great .
j : ": : merits as a medium for con>,olllng.Southerntrade. 1015 a 55Op.NFetnaridlna .... 7 00'a 400p
Subscription' one, year Jinadvanced{ -9 45-a: STipEart's1toad.722a.429'p:
postage'paid, $L50. Sampler copies M pt.freaAdrertlsements 914 a 5 OJ p..... ....,:.Duval:;...:......:7 46<< a 5 OS p
grtff fKB S Flfffg't sL-) f)!!!: Ofial.f ;per line aoo.i.jWe.go topres :3 3OA>4Jgi: kp.iKuaJacksonville._.g 20 a 5 45 p

tbp25tt1Qfeacb mon hpre id YSrOU1ila:< ..1."St.Uarks'
--- Addreus4TiiEUULTIVATOR'PUBLIHIhidCO.: % .- Branch.
.__ aooo.M DtI.rBILLSJ TwcA.ty Pa4)).t s. < .; l/io'piu* .____......TalJal1a8at.e.-.. 830 a in11.57.am

.51 _.... -.........d.-.-." ."' ".,.".,'4. ..... ti, ,....'.." .......,. '.,'" ",.r"t....".;}.iiIIr.,..: Y'" '' r''1_,,_4fM +!t't/' ............!.<.tIt" 6 r.... :". I, ''T D v 4 .!.__ :... ,P. 0:Dra.wef$1l\t1anta.. Ua.... M.1030am ...r......BelJalr.....___..8 43 am
..." 1 m.WakuJl9 T"''' u_... 9JO() a.ra
.d'M -- ...... .... j.r .
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.w XO + ,. e1i4 ; :: '.l ....;Mtrks';: r >Yc6:;tralndrnn: '?uead."t,
.I.t r g J
'f" ; "" }; Tkanday ftnd'Batnrday only y.
Ari r..t.f. Il ": & "ThMu lessons'are mptete.taa futr .
..... . .-. -. students an Janght at ijarea'a CojleM, tn l-WWeIf: i Leaving tlnel .). WiI WI"to at et1.4D1.. tir lK d q 1'.t Ct ..J.: "' ,:r aS fflee! podtioni Three- Mouth. time.' Tb MSMW 1. _.: .Dn; 7 aDd 8.8 and('10,and trains
he t at honw
\ teamed -
$ '7 a child,.a anuot b oezeepUsf ai-of"'iiaV...' .1'*JaaII D. $iiiiiiTi inn iliillj A.- ':
DaCostaAPritttifigt: Td Publishing House! Qripia VJ..,Md,......sb0 'ftIII' IfI''. 'ddailre:4wpt8andar.'
Tllllli 1 Ud 2 h Ptniman"Pallu
:..- _- >>Sleeping *
.'.' t ; "' -,. I 1L.1: r CMi to and from New Orleans
83' ) 'UA M: AMrHDTj ri01 JJ .. ft 1.v..n'.e: a1ROT.Nor'r' 1Pndn S aa4'4 Dave tbroueh-Pullman Beg
...( .JlIi.' .-. .;. I LI.JlirCi ;dD o.: '0iI.\ : '1cfttr! And*Bleeping" Oars to.and from
,.. .;J.._ '- J e. i
sp: ... tW ."*.. li3A 'tA"MD'1PJNEii&TREET8, '_"W.t.; ; ;; Trains 9 and.10 have through sleeping cars
.*.OM"* Mt1g a .H4fi. uaJ1iJ "" r +'il.t. HI 'i'jtU to and from:DePunlalt Springs." ,

...t.4''l.t..A..J. :. '" ..... .. ) ,. ... .. i tltiK For maps, rates, eta. apply to Company';
"1!' ., :'} ,:,.f .'. t. .' # ,- 'i,.; ; ..'."...',_I''..' '.S-,.,.*.1, t C i de r aui1'N Ci N epMaWeaeirfl Agent*,or"'tet, ;! c.' ..

.. -- Ttetej :0 J< -< A"'5CACDONELL,
W' i. 1101 -' .
4fT.lfd.. h : ; .I. "D.E. MAXWELL. Gen. .
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LIFE OF BEE HER. 'York, Oharl.eston&Florida


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I- 0W The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON A NEW YORK

From JACKSONVILLE.......... ...............................Every TAURSDAY.
Z From FERNANDINA.,...;................. ......r.:..,............ ....Every SUNDAY.In .

III Z From Jacksonville.

SEMINOLE (New).................!..............!..................Thursday,June 2at 140pm:
Q Q CHFROKEENeW) ,._..<<.:*.:.;;.t".i.: ,.=> ."".....".....Thursday,Jone 9,at.. 6:30am
8EMINOLE(New).:,........ .....t.I J/..:.!...:::......:....... ...Thursday,June 18,at.12KJO m
Q 3 CHEROKEE(New).;...........**?...........".. .................Thursday,'June 23.at 5.-OOam
SEMINOLE(New)...... :: .... ...:...................Thursday,June 30,at 11:30am
i Geo. S. Hacker & Son, These noon train.Steamers touch at jfernandlna. north bound and sail on arrival of Jacksonville- alter*

From Fernandina 1
MANUFACTURES or Every Sunday afternoon,on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Co's trains. '
.y Lymari Abbott and Rev.8. B.Halllday Steamship YEMAB8EE.....................................................Sunday,June 5,p.. !
Ass't.pastor of Plymouth Church and dictated DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDINGAnd DELAWARE.Sunday,June 12,p m

largely by Mr.Beecher himself and received his U YEMA88EE ..................................................Sunday,June 19,pm 1
aid and approval of personal;the book reminiscences also contains from contributions Building Material. DELAWARE............................... .............e.......Sunday,June 28,p m '
one 80 prominent; wrltmre: Thta is the Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29 E.B.,New York, every TUESDAY and FBI. M.
boot:dou"be Indned to get any other. Con.1alna Office and Warerooms, King,op. Cannon St. DAY,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays'ships tor.Fernandina. and Fridays ships for Jacksonville.
.UN JIlt of the great pre eher. Agenta The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line ar3 unsurpassed. Every attention
wanted every town. g?"Distant* no h&der- Charleston, 8. V.PINHAPPLH .
and PAY : will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct shipments from New York. via
4ae.,0w CHABaltBTERMS I CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East River.
NOTICE.-All our Agents are siren' the faD For further information apply
benefit of onr'Lmuxr ASSOOATTOX. which ti apowwrttil SLTPSI CLARENCE WAGNER, J.A.LESLIE,Agent,
bers tor this fcrerto book.. aid than In. soliciting subscri Agent a Jacksonville,Fla.

Ktver beft r e kas. en.opportunity presunt* 88 Bay St.,cor.Hogan.
ed itself to AcMts as Is here otrered la pladn THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE & CO., Gen.Agents
Us pnMMTWl: .f a before the public. 35 Broadway,N. Y. South Wharves,Philadelphia_ Broadway Y.
e tor fmll particular, and SPECIAL Red Spanish or Key Largo, Large, fl&fiOper
TERMS,aunt five to all.or secure an agency at 1.000; $115 per 10,000. .
.oa>by tMatlhg f 1.00 for outfit. Book now Red Spanish or Key Largo,Small,IlLfiOper 50,000 100,000 Reach
-.tr. lrw? WHITER. s 00.,Pnbllabi, WOO' ; $9oper lu,00.( )
Springfield, Mane,. Porto Rico.Blrdseye,Sugar Loaf and Egyp- OrangeTREES.
tlanQueen, ,$1.21i per dozen; $7.50perlOO.
Cavendish Banana Sucker., not
Eyes,|8 per 100. .
NOTICE.Know Carefully 'packed and:delivered at freight

house brae of charge. Orders booked''now for Fall delivery of every variety of tree,both fruit and ornamental.
all men by these presents that L.'P, Terms, Cash with order
Grant A. J. Orme D. C. Allen A.oMacDonell References Wm. A. Bours, Tysen, Smith Including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS; Peen-To, BIdwell, Honey
,. Q. A. Whllehead and J. H. Porter, &Co.
under and In accordance with the provisions I JOHN B. BEACH, and otler varieties of PEACHES;, Kelsey,Botanklo, 'Masn and,other varieties of JAPAN

of an Act of the Legislature' of the State of Indian River Nurseries, PLUMS; seven varieties JAPAN PERSiMMONS; White Adriatic FIGS; Olives,Grape,
Florida, Piovidlng for the Creation of Cor-
porations, have fuwoclnU-U themselves under Melbourne, Florida. Nut Trees,etc.; Urevilleas, Acacias, Poincianas, Biotas and other ORNAMENT(pot

place of business at Jacksonville, Florida. VILLA SITES FRUIT 49-Wrlte for advance prices on orders booked previous to July 1,1887.
The object of the Company will be to buy and ,
sell Lands,,and Timber,. and transact such H. L. WHEATLEY Altamonte Nurseries
other business as may be necessary for the LANDS
welfare of the Company. rho Capital Stock
of said Company is Fifty Thousand Dollars ,
(50OUO). The Shares to be paid up in full
when issued. The Company begins its business HUNTING DOGS ..
from the date of filing its Articles of In.corporatlon'viz FLORIDA SAVINGS.BANK
: May Sd, 1887, and will ron ANDFANCY ,
,.forTen Years from Mid date. Its Officers to AND '-
consist of a President, Vice-Pi Mdcnt, Secretary -
and Treasurer and a Hoard of Three DIrectors REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE;
,to be elected on the Second Mondayof ,
,February 'in each year. The highest JACKSONVILLE, TLA,
amount of Indebtedness the Corpoiatlon can A. J. A.D A: K.8 Has for sale choice Lots Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on. deposits Collects -
'at any time subject itself to Is Ten Pi r Cent. rLufATBZ'FLA. i Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans;etc.
of the Capital'Stock,viz: |5.K\( ) J. C.. GREELET'heel..... 'it;;.. R8SKBR. Tre..rer.
(Signed) L. GRANT, I :Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.' .1-
A.J. ORME.D. .
.. .C. ALLEN
A. O. MACDONELL.G. Has for sale. one thousand acres of choice SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.
A. WHITEHEAD., Iud on Manatee river,in sight of Manatee,
J. H. PORTER. Bralndentown. Ellenton and Palmetto;ands Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list includes r
manut. cturers' agent lor Wire Fencing, the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also, *

Wagons and Carts. and Poultry Plantation Netting,Supplies Lime, Cement,Cracked, Fertilizers Corn and Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and. other Fruits.

Rice,Ora"inlated Lime,BOck and Shell. Cat* Our stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties
tie and Poultry Feed ground to order in
If you want first-class Wagon or Can apecIa1ty.
49ke C.. call steam mill on premises. R. W. PI ER CE,
p Jot: on
Has also breeding kennels of acclimated
Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.
Laverock and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter-
Jacksonville,Fla. riers. Blow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
Office, H. Berlack's Store,East Bay 8trePt. Catch or Tiger Dogs (for wild hogs,bear and Island and r
Deer Gardens Nurseries t
'Farm Wagons from.............135.00 to moo tramps) : ,
Carts and Prays from..........$25.00 to I98.1X
well-stocked with freshly Imported male Pot Grown Semi-Tropical i'rn1taand; Ornamental Trees,.. Plants.. and
''Oranges and Lemons! birds which are mated with carer1illyseleetedhenlof Vines. No Loss in TraD planting. '

our own raisin, each variety being Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address
allotted to le ure8 in a lorty-acre
orange grove. Eggs carefully packed in baskets A.'E.'CHAMPLIN.Oakland
Consignments solicited. Liberal advances Fla.
,Orange Co,
'made. Would be pleased to.correepond with at following prices: i
White .Leaborns ) Pit Games
cP& desiring to ship here. (Knap.p't'
CHealbwoodl), Plymouth Rocs (Hawkins),
Summers ..ntaea 4k Csu, Game atams(Sbouldlngs), Light Brahmas Greenhouse and Bedding Plants; Palms, Etc.
174 South Water 8LChicago: (Williams),Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,fl.00

Refer to Metropolitan National Bank Chicago per! thirteen. > -
; J. V. Farweli; _Co.:,Chicago.OCO. Claiborne and Cuban Oames.811ver Bearded Our stock of the above most extensive and varied! As we'grow the leading'daises la
and Crested Polish, W:F.Black SpanlabJHu1l'
Cochln.l"Golden Laced Seabrlghts and. very large quantities,we are enabled to quote at unusually low prices. New Catalogue will
Le Pekln Ducks,11.50 per thirteen. be mailed tree to all applicants. Address _
White .Crested Black Polands, Houdans,
11'0 a YOtIS.be..ee Wyandottes(Preston), Langshans (Crouds), ,
Boneys Hrown Leghorns,12.00 per thirteen. Frnitland Nurseries,

; ho. to apaatset nine.Bronze; and Seminole. Turkeys, $3.00 per ..No agents employed.-C A1 guata. Ga.
mouses; ebo ll.e t; Booted While Cuban Carrier Pigeons O

tl; TD R per,pair. -. :R..e-v. L.3rman. .Phe1.p. .

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House and "iPAX'NTEB. PBEPABKD FOBOrmngttm ,
,, Sign .
Trees and ,other Fraite'and''Plantation and Garden Crops,

Special* attention given to Frescoing;Paper No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these GoodsThe
Hanging,draining and Boat Painting. .FOR THE MONEY:,
Fourth Street. "atdAd411ne-; :-' Ave. Springfield- Writ for mutratad Deserlptlv Circular.mCHMOND highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many

' .MACHINE;WORKS 'mcBS ul ju. years'tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given,but it fa
, .*- A. needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the itaadard.