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

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Architects and Civil Engineers
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Iron-ware: Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildIngs
> \ Lamps, of all kinds,Sanitary workB etc. "
AND Burners,.Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto ; St.
., av ,, Gas Fixtures P.O._ Box_ 785. Jacksonville: ... VIa.
=: = : 'Furnishings, COMPANY, Freezers, '
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o atantly relief ed ?' Gate City Filters,
UBA"SOAP,a"real. Dogs, This growing_town is the principal stationon
single ''application JACKSONVILLE. ,. FLA.. ". Dinner,. Tea andToilet the J.,T.A: K. W.By between Palatka and
Skin Care. Wooden-ware( i' 'Sets. Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It la
This repeated dally '. on the high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
of CUTICUIA Louise,and is surrounded by a fertile and M&
Purifier,-to keep- the Particular Attention. Paid to Mail. Ord. n. tied country. It has a oompllete system of
lion pure.nd' waterworks and sewers in operation.I
the liver. and : W. P. GIFFORD.: C.G.PKARCK. J.B.CHRISTIE,Attorney.. -HOTEL 8ETIUJ5

twre.Kcteraa. ,tetter, ; W. T. FORBES & CO. Contained public and private bath-rooma,
,, pruritus,stall head;' billiard room etc.J
cie of torturing. Lots and acre property for sale on reasona
and pimply diseases : ble terms. Settlers and and'investors are 3 requested -

"with known loss remedies of hair Jail.,* a 881 Estate. Wan: & ai lav OmC8l SEVILLE to visit the COMPANY town Address EWItU ,FlaVMason -

Bold everywhere Young. President 85WallSt ., NewYork.
SOAP,35c ;' R R.H.Mason See.A: Treas.,Seville,1'14)
J4ai1&send Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida.
for How ,

PIIP.LE8. : ted, Loans: Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and. Paid,,. HUGHES'. TONIC,

prevented I. 8 Examined. Conveyancing, Surveying, etc. : SURE AND! SAFE REMEDY FOB
Real Estate Bulletin."

EVERY W. T. FORBES & pp., ChiI1s'mFever'

TIE :ZEST A aJcIIII11.lI1'S'i 324 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.


'" Successors to Nichols, Rockwell. A':" Co.,Wholesale and. 'Retail. will Cure the__ _Most____Obstinate_ Cases i

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$ *- -tifcaMf. 'erySunsAmmunition' ,. Etc.. PREPARED. BY .... .
-t wJt.GIlt.wlU.do.weU.tG call or'send for our catalogues I and prices of any
good:theymajrjkew*In oarline.;,Prices lowerthan ever., R. A. ROBINSON ,& CO.,

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tram&beG""MIL TkU wo Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation. l7I0NCRI P TKY YARPIII
will when eat nt-door corn talks work,taw If.wood .for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Mall P. O. Box 381, .JaekIlClD'Vllle. Via.w .
grater,cte. at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the nstallment Plan If desired. Address w. FENDRICH,'
> W. mannfaetnre the R.... .' =R,President,over Bank. Jacksonville, ,or,W.- B. GRANT- Sap, White and Brown Leghorns. Light Brah-
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Plymouth Rocks. Langhams, Wyan.
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Reversible,SwUel and Bod K GEORGE NURSERIES. tice,will furnish Eggs from the above varieties
Bone Bay Forks roller aad I
Tanks,Tank at?1 per thirteen,.delivered at Expres
mad Railway pwpoeea Send advise all who intend setting Fruit Trees of any or".all kinds that the present office. .
Bellable AceaU wasted of all the year. While the sun is low and ground moist and no growth on Mention DISPATCH.
C.8.WDiD ENGINE chances of success are much better thin set later in the spring. -
send request to .
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"':,....'.. / seedling of the Peen-to;by.A. I. Bldwell, of Orlando, Fla.; In quality best, sprightly.
Juicy and sweet; the only variety yet brought forward ripening with the Peen-to,it is snpetfor -.
I CONTROLLING to the latter in size and quality;it is not flat like the Peen-to but is'a round peach of-
standard shape and high color. The original tree,the peed of which was; planted in the winter -,
of 1882 is now six Inches in diameter and has fruited finely the past seasons,yielding
four bushels this season. ,the first ripening May 7th,to-day(May 2otb)all left on the tree are-
3,000,000 Acres .ready for market. JAS. MUTT, Orlando, Fin.

of the Richest Lands in the State.

Kelsey Japan Plums, Olive Trees, Oranges, Figs, Lemons, Pecans, etc...
Representing the
By the dozen,hundred or thousand. Am now booking orders for Fall delivery season of
1887-b8. Write for Prices. Catalogue free on application.
Disston Companies .

Kissimmee Land:Company, G. L. TABER, Propr..Glen St.Mary,Fla. -

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dt; Z. South Florida R. R. Co's Lands. VARIETIES OF

#. Budded Orange and Lemon Trees,

Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks,first-class Pine Land for Tropical and Bemi-Troplcal Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted
range' Groves,and rich reclaimed land for garden purposes. and especially adapted to oath Florica.An .
inspection is.invited. All Inquiries by mall promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
on application. B. D. HOYT, Bay VI w. HPlsborongh Co.. F1a.

.t.7." :.:.... Orange: Greves, ROYAL PALM NURSERIES.. ;

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,-: : Our new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants, and general.Nursery Stock,is now ready.
; And Improved Truck Farms.

> Price, 15 cent, Postpaid


Manatee, Florida*
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Send for Price and Description List.,.

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> :. handandfor sale large stock of fine
.. ,,:0. )t1 WILLIAM CANNON
(! Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange Trees._
.+Refer.to this paper. Kisslmmee, Orange County, Fla.
Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; weld
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. bend for .
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere. .
L. W. LIPSEY & CO., Citra, Marion Co.,Fla.
The Lakeland Nursery ,Company. -
ORANGE LEMON AND LIME TREES Pomegranate Yalrico Nurseries Gnavas
s,Figs, :Ranantie.
peen-To and Honey Peaches, KeIffer and Lef!ante Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan Peaches, 8UBTBOPICAL. Pine-Apples,
Persimmons, Loquats, Figs, Grapes, Cattley Guavas, Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba- Drapes, TBOPICAL'AND A VOCfWO P' ,,
lianas. Pears, Anona,
Tropical Potted Fruit Trees. a Specialty Pecans, Catalogue Free. Acacia,
Price List free on application. E. H. TISON, Manager, Oriental 1 erlnm,
Lakeland,Polar Co..Fla. Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY., Ca'adlum,
Polnci na,
LIMES, Etc. Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla. PALMS, Etc.





The Orange: aJLd: Lenie: >D.
1. In variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Kettler'Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persim.
: WILLIAM, : : : : A. BOU .S, mons, Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc.PEENTO .

(Successor to J. E. Hart,) ,and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY.
SO West Bay Street.Jacksonville! Fla.
handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on A. H. MANVILLE & CO. ,
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in Lakeland, Polk,County, Fla., and Drayton"Inland, Putnam County Fla.

Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat -
18,000 Acres -

GROUND FEED SCREENINGS COTTON SEED Ol the best quality of heavy oak,hickory and cabbage hAmmock. having miles of river and
MEAL, Etc. bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially
adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables.

I J.. E. Tygert & (Co/8: A Star Brand Fertilizers. amw Joo" je tq eg"s" >Ct.

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'Guaranteed & (wosc--: aama
Analysis. oO .. ANTHONY' YOUNG
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Comprising FERTILIZER vg K pr'TREE PURE and VEGETABLE Q! 03 o III Real Estate. & Insur. Agents, !A o i g 3 a:N':
fl GROUND BONE '"adOw 0 Nagy C'Oh I'D' f CoGweOp

MURIATE OF POTASH,DADE SULPHATE POTASH, 3!:0;ti .w.!m Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. m.jM m *,=ra 2.cr-

NITRATE SODA, p \ KAINIT, ETC. .Q g t8; T Cop 1

Prices on application. July 27 tf Town property improved and unimproved
In all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and
bay fronts. Pure salt water. Oysters fish and clams. Lovely building sites
.Well Curbing and Chimney Flues on mainland an I 1 inlands. Yachting unsurpassed. orrespondenc Hollcited.

Cheaper and Better than Brick.FOUNDATIONBLOCKS.

Braidentown Real Estate Agency..

Ornamental,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. EDGAR HI. GKAIIA,

Address Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,
Braidentown, manatee Co., Fla.
Office 62K Went Bay Rtreet, Jacksonville,Fla.
Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Hlghteen years'residence in
< Manatee County. Personal knowledge of most of the landH throughout the county. AH a-
16 Year. Established.WHOLESALE practicIng Attorney,and an. County Judge for a number of years,.! have had occasion to.
become familiar with many titles and the County Records Having been continuously en- -
GS.. PALMER: : leaped,all these years in the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable product. .
of this semt.troplcalsectlon.gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities 01-
COMMISSION MERCHANT, lands suitable.'Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. Information

SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY, NOTE.-furnished.Braidentown Correspondence is situated on solicited.the south bank of the beautlfull\lAnatee River,aboutthirty.flve
1GG grade Strrrt, New York. miles south ol Tampa. Has daily service by the elegant steamer Marparet. Ad..
Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished lacent are the lovely Terra Cefa, Sarasota and Palma 80la Bays,teeming with all kinds o*
on application. fish,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building sites IIr
REFERENCES-Chatham National Bank,Thurber Whyland&Co. New York City; also the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands,where tropical fruits and; .
Banks' and established" Produce Merchants ol New York;,Philadelphia,Baltimore and Boston' choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.
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4"" fertilizing, and the seasons. There is now vf-nerally used to indicate the we see a decided advantage in it.Ve
The Orchard also a vast difference in soils here in varieties grown in the Northern would advise persons everywhere in
Florida ; therefore one section of the States. uur state to plant a few LeConte pear
-:- -------- county may produce an abundance of trees at any rate. They Jorm a beau-
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: one kind of fruit, in the other it is a \Ve have this spring received reports tiiul! tree, and if they bear they ,will

PEACHES IN ORANGE COUNTY. failure. Will cite an instance. The from several sections having similar add a delicious and, a useful fruit to

LtConte pear has proved, so far, a soil ami l climate to Maitlaud, and every one's home, and we think they
Other Varieties than the Peen-to-- failure in this vicinity. Why i is this where the Le Conte has heretofore I will bear if proper care is taken: of
"The Spanish Strain"TheLeContes ; thus? Trees grow thriftily and vigor. I i them.
Bearing Etc. failed to bear, stating that the trees
but fruit. There is
ous, produce no THE KEIFFER.
In the issue of the 23d inst., is a description some element lacking in the soil to pro- are now setting fruit, and some of our,
This and it is
a hybrid thought to
duce fruit there is doubt best pomolngists I think the trees will
from "Osceola on a hunt ; a remedy, no be between the LeConte and the Bart-
for thin but has taken the trouble bear South Florida when I
no one throughout
for Kelsey Plums aLd peaches::f no lett. This pear ripens alter the Le-
to investigate,the cause of this failure of sufficient, it wi'l' be
doubt he saw what he writes, and can the of the LeConte they get age ; I Cuute and it has a yellow skin, while
his or non-fruiting. remembered that the oldest trees in the LeConte is green. The tree does
verity statements. It is gratifyingto
pear. this section have been set but a few not grow as large as the LeConte, but
know that So make in line in
the "Kelsey Plum" is to a success any
the virtue of much
sesses bearing
fruits and vegetables there must be It is probable, however, that po
be a years.
proving to well the
so adapted to earlier, in about three to five years.It .
careful study of the season and soil methods of and culturecan
climate of Florida. Must make some ; propagation ripens just as the LeConte is passing
objections to his remarks as to the therefore the adaptability of plants and be devised which will hasten and out of season, and hence continues the

"Spanish" strain of peaches, was not tre*sto such soils must be carefully increase fruit bearing. pear crop just a month. Like the Le

aware that Spain produced a "peach"that studied, and the elements supplied to --..--_ Conte, the tree does not blight andis
differed from the original *Pru- produce the result anticipated.We For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: I perfectly healthy, being also a
nus Persica," or "the Persian Strain"to cannot grow all the various LECONTE AND KEIFER PEARS, heavy bearer.
which reference was had at the time. fruits in one locality, as there is too -
For the benefit of"O ceola" and others i great a diversity of soil and locationsin And Additional Points on the THE DISTANCE TO PLANT PEACHES
1 Florida what thrives in the Northern Peach. AND 1-EARS.
will state, the seeds were originally ; ]
brought from the North and planted portion will dwindle and die in the The LeConte, is a delicious fruit, If one desires to plant a peach or
here by the first settlers who came Southern portion. So let each section ripening on the trees in August. This, chard solid, the trees will do well if

from the North to seek a genial home ,plant what is adapted to that locality ; in our opinion, is one of the very best given sixteen feet each way, and the
in this land of sunshine, and plantedby thus we can supply each other's wants of pears that can be found. Doubt- same of the pear. At any rate we
them as a "ttst" and the results and be mutually benefited.F. less there are finer pears, but they would not advise them to be planted

have been only a few peaches, until J. VOGEL. have failed to come: under ,our notice, farther apart than sixteen and twenty
the past two cold winters, when as Lake Maitland, Fla., May 28,1887, and we have for years made it a ruleto feet. Those who have orange trees in

stated, in particular last season, there We have never been able to obtaina buy different varieties which were grove twenty-five to thirty feet apart.
was an abundant crop of the Persian, and on sale in our markets. One of the would not, in our judgment, damage
satisfactory history descriptionof
strain or peaches, for every tree in this troubles of the LeConte is that it takes either tree by placing a peach or pear
,the.peach and its various types and between each tree. ,From actual observation -
vicinity' was loaded with fruit, whichwas from six to seven years to bear. In
truly a grand sight to see, and to strains in this country, in the South sections east and south of Santa Fe we have seen such trees do

eat, which, we Northern people do soenjoy. particularly,:available information is this pear has not proven a satisfactory well, both bearing heavy crops under
.- decidedly mixed. To the best of our bearer. The reason for this may have the same cultivation and the same

There is a. variety of the peach knowledge and belief Prunus Persic-i, their propagation by grafting cuttingson fertilizing. Why should all the spacein
known as, the "Indian Peach," flattened 'I small pieces of the root of the pear ; orange groves lie waste for years
(Persica vutgaris,or better still', Amyg- when peach trees planted between
and pointed end and of a purp experience has demonstrated that such
lish black, and very acid scarcely fit dalus Per ica,) botanically speaking, trees are shy bearer?, although theyare them, will begin to yield a crop the
to eat. Perhaps this is the celebrated embraces all the varieties of the peach fine growers, compared to trees second year and increase every year

"Spanish Strain"' refered to by "Os- grown in this country, with the possi- which are started by simply insertingthe thereafter for ten, twenty and, even

laThis. variety is vey.co mon ble exception of the.Chinese races of cuttings in the ground twelve thirty years, if proper ,attention is
in the Southern States,and it is claimed inches deep, leaving out only two eyes. given them ? There is no reason why,
that i it, originally came from China. recent introduction ; but the scienceof Another reason for tardy bearing may that we ,can see! and therefore we ad-

As regards this seasons crop, there is Pomology makes distinctions be- be accounted for by the trees having vise orange growers to utilize their

only a limited crop. Cause, partly tween individual or variety names and been started by cuttings from young groves by planting between trees the
killed by ,the severe,frost on the morn the above specific names, distinctionsnot and non-bearing trees. Our trees have peach and the pear and other fruits.It .
ing of the first'of March last. If Os- all been started from cuttings, we hav- would not be too much, if an or-
recognized by botanists, and indi-
; ceola ,will come here, we'll take pleasure ing found that the root grafting was ange orchard had a peach tree planted
in showing him the trees I refer to. cated by such vague terms as type, not so successful. Fruit,growers are between ,each. orange; tree and also a

As regards to pruning of the peach tree,; BtipioL, family, race, and, even breed: rapidly reaching !the conclusion that, peach tree planted opposite each orange
there is a wide difference-0051 as to lilne'and < names which as used by'' fruit growers to bud the pear from a bearing tree is tree, and also a peach planted oppo-

the amount to be cut from each tree indicate clearly defined differences and the best and shortest way to secure site each orange and peach betweenthe
here is a point that is not yet definitely good fruit. The commonly received rows,
characteiistics. In this
settled by horticulturists, but it is a sense we are idea is, that the LeConte will bear JAS. P. DEPASS.
fact, and, has been repeatedly demon inclined to think our correspondent bountifully in three or four years. -- -e----
strated that summer pruning is the "Osceola" has correctly used the term This is incorrect. We have found For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.

best and only method to make'a tree "Spanish strain" in contradiction to that the tree blooms well several years Father and Grandfather.The .

produce a crop of fruit. As to the the "Persian strain." In his description before it begins to hold fruit. We "Father of Peach growing in

"moon theory," that is a mooted point of the peach in Georgia Mr.\ have some trees this year seven' years Florida" has just told us in a lengthy
that will be settled old well fruited and others the
never definitely as same essay what he knows about peach
it has it advocates. I am not one of Berckmans, than of whom we could age with scarcely any. Still we have growing. It is singular that one who

its advocates Only by experimentsand address no better authority, saya : four-year-old trees with a few pears en has shown so much enthusiasm on the
close observation do we reap any "The landing of 1 the Spaniards in each. The cold snap in March doubt subject, should warn his readers to

benefits from the labor we bestow on Florida brought the peach to the In- less caused the shedding of fruit, andto place no reliance upon the remarks of

any tree or crop, and in a spirit of dians. The Columbia is of these this fact we attribute the smallness enthusiasts. It is strange also that
fairness let us not be too radical and of our crop this year. This is certainly people should have paid Mr. Day $1
harsh in our criticisms, when we are Indian peaches, and Crawford's Early a settled fact in regard to the peach, each for buds in 1877, when they
all only trying to do our best to suc- and Late are Northern peaches, mixed for() recently we received an order for could have purchased the trees already

ceed in what we undertake, and giveour with the 'JJ lian' or Spanish breed of 25,000 grafts from a large Georgia I budded from Mr. Berckmans for

results for the benefit of the public. peach." It might be better to follow nurserymanand it was stipulated that''twenty.five cents or less. Capt. Day
There is one point to be taken into Mr.\ Berckrnaua and substitute "Northern they should be from bearing trees. In certainly missed>> the chance of a big *
consideration in all discussions on hor budding on peach trees we have actedon speculation by not securing Mr.Berck
ticultural matters. location soil and strain" for "Persian strain," as this theory for years, an i we think mans' entire stock and making himi' -

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self the head center of the Peen-to ferance both ways, and two and one Sometime in the early winter of last hot climate, it bears quite a low tem-

business for several years.It half inches greatest diameter, and one year a neighbor suggested removingthe perature. It grows beyond north

was hardly fair not to mentionthe and tbree-fourth inches least diameter. soil from the roots, alleging that Tokio where there are heavy snows.
connection of Mr. Lucius,", Hardee this would retard growth, etc., and The tree grows best in shady situationson
with the introduction of the The most remarkable feature of these bloom and the northern side
Honey bring the trees into, bearingat of the woods or
peach. Before Mr. Kennard beganto specimens is, their lack of the bitter the proper season and ensure a full hills and where the soil is moist, but

sell peaches with all rights reserved, flavor which is found in many Peen-tos. crop. I made the experiment the not wet. There is no special methodof

or minus the stones, Mr. Hardee,was While they have the bitter-almond flavor full tree was thus treated, the other culture.In .

propagating them by the thousand, not. the southern part of Japan,
the it id modified
peculiar to
and strongly advising, in his circulars, type My\ crop of Honeys is very large. I where I was born, the fruit ripens in
the planting of them on a liberal scale. into an agreeable nojau. Mr De have at least ten of these trees, and I the month of June. We also receive

But people generally thought they Pass says, "I think you will agree with wish they were all Peentos.Is the fruit in the middle of May, but

were too small to be of much value.I me, that the Pien-Tau (Mr. Lh Pass' there any method by which the such early fruit is said to have been

asked Mr. Kennard at the time he way of spelling the name) is our finest Peen to can be detached without forced by packing in air-tight boxes

was sounding,the praises of his "Extra plugging" when fully ripe ? Should l or casks, and it is not of good quality.The .
early peach. Their size and flavor I
Early Tropical Peach," as he calledit they be plucked for market before fruit is used fresh in Japan and

whether it were not identical with think have been obtained by cultiva- being fully ripe ? in no other way.

that of Mr. Hardee, to which he most tion." He continues : "we ought not My LeConte pear bloomed? pro t .
emphatically dissented. Then I told but carries but 'fruit. I For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
to let this peach be superseded, sentiments fusely, one
Mr. Hardee,what Mr.\ Kanari: (as our endorse am told that it may be considered the Chinese Quince Marmalade.I .
we heartily new sorts
paternal peach grower calls him) said, first fruiting of the tree in this sec send you by to-day's express
and he instantly\ replied, "That is a decidedly meritorious are being tion. Can this be 30 ? tumbler of marmalade made from the

canard ; it is the same identical{ brought to notice, but whatever their ALEX. I. DALLAS.San Chinese quince. The quince was pulled

peach," and time has shown Mr. good qualities may be, none surpass a Antonio, Fla., May Z1, 1887. Decemher 15th, and the marmalade,

Honeymoon Hardee to be correct.I perfect Peen-to in earliness or deli- Peen-tos should be clipped, not or butter, was made February 20th.
would like to ask our paternal' from the shouldbe There was no special care taken iii
ciousnes Some produce bet- plucked, tree. They
peach grower how it is that Col.! John' may a waking it. It was made for common
ter fruit for market with culture gathered when they begin to "colorup
Barr and. himself have each propa- average use, as all the family are fond of it.

gated a peach identical with the Bid- or be especially adapted to certain ," when the green is changing to You can form some idea of the pro

well. Mr.\ Bidwell raised nine seedlings sections, but those who have soilor yellow and the fruit is mature but still duct from this sample. Perhaps some

eight of which are different and can give their trees treatment that firm. may not like it, but wp do ; and we
before he sends out his btst one, two -.-- -.- --- can grow these in abundance-not so
will make them bear such fruit
other men, many miles away, by a as Another Early Peach. with the finer varieties.W. .
marvellous coincidence each hit upon these, will always obtain the highest W. THOMPSON.
Under date of May 27. 1887, Rev.
one, not similar, but identical with market price. We bad peaches last Smlthvllle, Ga., May Zi, 1887.
Jas. P. DePass writes us as follows :: Our has thanksfor
Mr. Bidwell's. This correspondent our
phenomenon' year from Archer, quite equal to these,
borders upon the miraculous Perhapsthe and might attribute their excellenceto "After a prolonged absence I came the marmalade, which was certainly -

paternal peach saw with home in the early of this week
grower of the part excellent, fully equal to that made
peculiar adaptability heavy,
the of faith and faith-that is the
eye to find that new tree had ripened
my from the
common quince, having a
genuine article, which is rare indeedin rich soil of that section were it not that
all its fruit but three one of these I
delicate and pleasant quince flavor.
these degenerate days-will work beside the Archer Peen-tos, I lie some

miracles, and cast mountains into the equally fine, from Charles W. Haw- send you. The tree is unlike the Our Florida friends who report it un- .

sea. But all of us are not gifted with Peen-to or Honey." fit for culinary purposes evidentlyhave
kins, of Lake George, grown on the
the sublime faith of our paternal poorest kind of sandy land. They are The following is a description of this not hit upon the proper mode of

peach grower. I peach : Appearance, good ; size'me- preparing it. Will not Mr.Thompsonfavor
free from bitter and the
Neither can I agree in thinking that quite as green :
dium ; shape oblong ; both ends us with his recipe for their ben-
.. the varieties we now have are sufficient tint so often seen in the Peen-to, had .

to meet every demand. We wanta faded into oft yellow from thorough somewhat} flattened ; color dull red efit. .

larger peach, just as early, and a with occasional tinges of pale yellow ;
ripeness, the delicate carmine pink For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
freestone and it has got to come. free Hone ; flesh whitish green with The Russian Mulberry.I .
The idea of in and their translucent, waxy appear-
putting peaches
up flashes of red coarse grained fibrous
have a Russian mulberry tree that
brandy, and appointing a committeeto ance brings them as near perfection: as
tender and melting ; sweet and rich ; was given to me by a friend who gotit
name and classify them, is what peaches get to be. Mr. Hawkins at-
quality good. The fruit had from one of the leading dealers in
Sara Bernhardt would call'ver' fun- strong
tributes their hize and quality to liberal in
stock It
o nee," and deserves a leather medal peach aroma wanting in the Peen-to and : nursery Philadelphia.
application of ashes, and a "cut- has been set three and a half years
from the friends of Prohibition, coming Honey, and bore no resemblance to
back" of the wood.
ting surplus and grown fairly well, but not put on
does advocate
i as it from an of
---- either of these types. Although Mr.\ fruit. Two years ago last July I took
XIX. If samples were to be
many have For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: DePass does not menti )n the name, it cuttings from the tree and set them
examined, we would 10 look
around for some of our veterau six- FROM SAN ANTONIO.. is evidently a Free Stone Indian near my house. They grew surpris-

bottle men to serve on that committee, Blood. It is better quality than is ingly fast and this year they are
those of les would! he A New Way to Make Peen-tos Bear loaded with small worthless berries
as apt usual with this class, and if it proveas
when'our last frost them back. I
-LeContes Bearing, Etc. cut
to finish their investigations under the
early every year, and adapted to feel sure they will worthless,
table. One certain result would be Two years ago last February I prove
from nurseries selection this State it will be a decided acquisi- which I must regret, as I have given
the discovery, before they got through, planted your a -
of Peen-to and tion. cuttings to many, supposing I was
of more seedlings identical with Bidwell's Honey peaches,
Earlv. OLD GRANDPOP. then a year old. Also LeConte pears giving them a good fruit.W.
The Loquat.A S. HART.
... of same age.
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Hawks Park, Fla.. May 16,1887.
The Peen-to. Last year I had a few ripe Honeys. "Jap.," Kizo Tamari, by name, .

It is wonderful what difference cultivation This! year as early as May 9th I writing to a cotemporary on this sub. Our Mandarin correspondent writesus
a -
gathered fully ripe Peen-tos. At this ject, says : "Our common name for
"It is true thatto
makes in fruit; especially is date I have my two trees in good the Loquat or .Japan plum (Eryo- : undoubtedly

this true of the Peen-to. From the great bearing and presenting a beautiful bothera) is biwa. There are many make peach trees bear often and

difference found in this fruit as we see sight. varieties of it, and they are of three well, one must first manure liberally,

it in the shops, it has been declared But there is a difference. Both different types, namely, large oval, and secondly, prune judiciously but
trees are nearly uniform in size, hight, large round and small white. The severely. No manure is better for

inconstant its characteristics. That foliage and girth (of stock-13* inches. first two are jellow, commonly; the this purpose than hardwood ashes."

this is due in great measure to loca- The fruit averages uniformly 63 third is yellowish white and round. .-- -.-

tion, soil and treatment is highly prob-- inches in c ciiciruferenc5 having a The small white is the sweetest of the For knots on peach roots theSouth-

able. We have before us a crate of brilliant color and delicious flavor. three. It grows only half as high as ern Cultivator advises the application

While one }bears( well, having 200 the other two, which attain a : of a mixture of equal parts of kainit
Peeu-tos from the
peaches'!, mostly fruit, the other has but few. I have height; of thirty five and forty feet [ and acid phosphate at the rate of 300

Rev. James P. DePass, the well known pruned neither. and a diameter sometimes of two and pounds per acre. Scatter it around

peach grower of Archer, they will av Will the following treatment account one-half feet.Although each tree as far as its branches extend,

erage seven to eight inches in circum- for the difference? the loquat delights in a but not right up against the trunk.

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not mean a wisp of straw; hay, weedsor i While making the circuit of the Lake

Horticulture, rotten logs, nor a shovel of spenttan 'Vineyard. last Thursday, seeing what could be

vat chips or sawdust, paced just seen, we called at Messrs. Hostetter &

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH ar. und the trunk of the tree, but a For'the FLORIDA DISPATCH : Lehman and saw one of the grandest

: covering of the ground if possible as Manuring and Pruning. sights imaginable, 5,000 grape vinesin

MULCHING.Its -. far as the roots extend. There are is vigorous growth and about one
Heavy manuring very commonly,
some absurdpeople, who seem to but I think believed half in full bearing. When we say
very unjustly, to
Advantages and Proper Appli- think, if we are to judge them by be a prolific cause of grape rot. Look- full, we mean it, for selecting an

cation. their practice, that somewhere at the back of average sized vine just two years old,
ing over seventeen ex I
There are certain departments of butt of the tree is a great mouth in years I we counted twenty-seven beautiful
perience grape growing and from
horticulture, and certain which the takes in its food and clusters
processesof tree observation of others' vineyards I with not a single specked or

the gardener's noble and beautiful drink, and accordingly, they put all have never seen any evidence that fertilizing faulty grape, others seemed to be

art that either have been overlooked the nourishment, whether liquid or had do even fuller than the one examined.It .
with the
anything to
and neglected in this country, or that solid, 'right round" the trunk, rot. At a time in northern Indiana was a sight we shall long remem-

have not yet had their time and'" op- whereas, the truth is, that numerous when vineyards were being abandonedon ber. We never expected to see such a

,portunity,for development. little mouths that drink in the mois- account of the of this disease display in Florida, where we havt-
One is the "Hybernation of Plants," ture and the nutritious elements that those which had received been told that the vine would not
not an
another the "Proper Feeding of are dissolved in it, are in the little of fertilizer of kind for flourish. There were three kinds, viz:
Trees," another the "Value, Beautyand spongioles that form<< the very termina- suffered any the Silence, the;Rock and the Prince.
quite as severely as
Cultivation of Evergreens" and tions of the radical branches. those years which had received The "Silence" is a fine red grape, and
heavy applications
last, but not least, the "Benefit of Mulching, in the first place, pre- slaughter-house manure. I extra early, the "Rock" is dark pur-

Muching," to trees, plants, seeds, etc. in soils and medium and
: vents gravelly in dry sea- i have been looking over the report of ple, as to season, similar
In some future communication, Mr. sons in all soils, the evaporation of the the of in its hahits to the well-known Ham-
Department Agriculture .u
Editor, I propose to give you the result moisture necessary to that flow of sap Fungus Diseases of the Grape. I do burg ; the "Prince" is a pale pink

of my observation, experienceand that will wake luxuriant growth, not find that the true ro the "blackrot grape, very late, and closely resem-

reflection upon the former themes, fine foliage and fair, large, juicy fruit.If is where bling in flavor the famous. Frontig-
any charged to over-
should you allow me, while I confine you find some of your trans- non of France.Mr. .
fertilizing, rather to warm, wet
remarks, for the to the planted and Lehman that he would
my present trees flagging looking "s weather, and it is stated that its rav says not
subject of mulching.In I if they were going to bid good bye to trade his vineyard for anybody's
are entirely stopped by a
England and in Scotland, and you, don't imagine you can save them ages drouth. Bagging the bunches prolonged orange grove. He ought to know, .

on the Continent of Europe, this matter by, pouring manure water about their before the berries are half is what he is talking about, for) he, has

is receiving something of the at- roots. You might as well give a man found to be an almost certain grown specificfor also seme very fine orange trees. In

tention it deserves; and yet, if the pro- nearly dead with debility and starvation this disease. the fact he has a very interesting place in '
By ,
cess has its value on the sea-girt isle as much plum pudding as he way and grape many particulars. His fertilizer pit,
are becoming more more
of mists and fogs, where old Sol himself could make a hearty meal of. The growers and his method of digesting pine straw
unanimous in the opinion that bag-
shines hardly brighter than our best thing you can do is, first to reduce ought to be seen by all Florida farmers. -
harvest moon,of what vastly greater the little grapes pays. He has banana made
top a more, (or a good deal with stable plants that
Heavy manuring fresh
importance must it be in this climate, more, if needful) for the difficultymost him $5 a piece last season. All that
is said to have
manure a tendency to
where annual and( long protracted probably i is that we have more he has done but shows what energy
increase form of mildew
one ,
droughts seem a part of the order of top to exhaust than root to supply. grape and intelligence can do.-Lake Wier .
this mildew the fruit
destroys thoughnot
nature, and where the hydrometer in- Then loosen the soil and water it if i nrlepell dent.
a true rot. But so far as 1 know,
dicates a greater deficiency of moisture dry, and lastly, mulch the ground as no one recommends the use of fresh .
than is known in European far the extend
any as roots to keel> the
stable manure in large quantities. It The Best White
atmosphere ; indeed, I regard mulch- roots cool and moist so as to coax them Grape.
should be used all in the
ing as bur prime nod especial neces- into new growth. Watering a trans- never until at The editor of the American Garden
vineyard or garden, thoroughly
sity.In planted tree every day, and letting the decomposed. I do not believe that says: "We do not believe we are unduly

the first place, the operation of surface drv hard with the sun and enthusiastic when we say that, in our
of bone meal and
mulching-or covering over the surface wind, is too much like roasting a joint any which quantity could be used safely, that potash is opinion' the Empire State is the best

of the ground prevents the evaporation of meat before the kitchen fire, to be native white grape in existence. We
without the of the
of the moisture that is so requisite looked upon as a decent treatment for endangering life have seen it growing in New Jersey
vines would the of fruit.
to the routing of new planta- everything living. If' your tree is The excessive, injure use of cotton crop seed mealor sands, New England clay New York

tions, to the development of luxuriant real and curious, that you are afraid loam and Virginia mixed soil and in

foliage, the production of perfect flow- will die, in spite of all your wishes, anything of ammonia containing is not a large to be per all casts; found the vines healthy, vig-
centage rec-
ers and pure, juicy, large-sized fruits. syringe the bark once every evening ommended vines. A orous and free from mildew, and when

Again, the operation of mulching not after sunset, this will freshen it and sonable on fruiting of ammoniated ferti-rea- the fruit was set it proved free from

only prevents, to a great extent, the make the dormant buds shoot out. quantity rot, and was fresh, full and handsome.
lizers is needed maintain
escape of moisture- but also, and whatis W. McLENNAN. to a vigorous California vineyardists are becoming
while of
of greater importance, the passing 1 Indian Springs, Fla., May 2!), 1887. fruit.I growth. bearing 'large crops interested in this variety, and are both

away from the earth of the volatile planting and grafting it largely.All .
do believe in
gasses that are held in solution in the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: not summer pruning, hail to the Empire State grape
in this hot climate. all
water, and which are sucked in by Commission vs. Exchange.In especially By and all other varieties of fruit whichare
thin the bunches and do
the minute mouths of the radiceles or means not gradually lifting our fruitgrowersto
to the published allow the vines to overbear. If the
response requestof
spongioles, give nourishment to the a plane where' they may realize
the Fruit Exchange I herewith do not need
grapes are they
plant or tree. profi able] prices for their products !
send of the shade of the leaves much
you a comparative report my so as
That mulching is of great value in And all hail to the indefatigable prop;
receipts for oranges shipped to commission those that are not thus protected, but \
the case of young and newly planted and hybridizers whose persistent -
men and the Fruit Exchange.From I the vines are, not likely to have too
trees, by preventing the process of I trials' enable fruit-growers to better
the commission I received leaves for( healthand if the
men many ) sun:!
evaporation, is universally admittedin I their condition !I"
an average sixty-four and a half can be kept from shining upon the
theory and to a certain extent carried .
cents box and from the much the better. ..
per Exchangean bans, s i
out in practice, and yet but few
seem to be aware of its value in re- average; of one dollar and three A meeting of the grape growers of A French Discovery of a Cure for

and a quarter cents. Florida would doubtless be very Grape Mildew.
taining the nourisliments as well as the

moisture in the earth, and thus by Lou wod, Fla18)rT LE.: i., 1887.C. DICKSON. pleasant and few probably in number beneficial and yetas Lime and sulphate of copper has

both these means contributing to the -- -e- we are very been found, when syringed over grapes,
scattered it would be
luxuriant 'and heartful condition of ,widely an expen- a perfect cure for mildew. The solution
"Orange in Florida have
plants and trees already rooted and growers sive luxury. is thus prepared : From thirtyto
much to contend with, and success can The fruit growers, of all classes, findit
well established in the soil ; but observation fifty pounds of lime and sulphate ;

however, as well as actual only be attained through concerted, difficult to keep up an association. each is (dissolved in a barrel 1 c 'staining -

experience, has fully convinced me i earnest labor. They cannot afford to That being the case, what chance is :bont one hundred gallons of wa-
for the alone ?
that trees will not only put forth more drift with the tide, for drifting means grape growers W. 0. STKKLE.Switzerland. ter. The operator dips a small heath

. luxuriantly and grow more vigorously, ruin. This subjectMeserves: the care };'11&., April 25,1837. ; : broom in the liquid, and walking

1" and the fruit will be far larger, fairer ful attention of every orange growerin -- -.- ----- backwards sprinkles the vines. About

and juicier, for mulching during the th.. Star and we hope the constant A Florida Vineyard. fourteen quarts to one thousand vines,

hot season. warnings of the press will not pass by Near South Lake Weir there' is a the expense being a little over five

. .. By careful mulching, however, I do unheeded." place that is worth a long trip to see. dollars an acre.


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tions, t the "common sorts" lack the inherent inches a part. This is so light and For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:

The Ors e Qrove. capabilities of high develop. throws so little dirt we can work it More About Trees. '

.-:; :_x- .... ment under favoring conditions possessed right up to the plant when just up and "We new comers, too, want to know
not bury it. After that we use wide
hat varieties of
to plant. The
by "high class" varieties. For orange
Buzzard which cuts aboutone
wing sweep *'
tables; in tie! report of the Orlando -
PEDIGREE VARIETIES. instance the Jaffas, Majoricas, Bloods inch deep, or any cultivator will much
Exhibition, help us very on the
and Navels raised by Lyman Phelpson do but we use sweep to avoid to deep fruit side. Now, can you not obtain

More about the Navel-Effects of poor pine land are superior, and incomparably cultivation or injury to roots of trees. for us from the experienced growers,

Soil and Culture. The pea crop ought to be worth as the
superior to "common seed- reports upon trees, covering perhaps -
the kindness of General a fertilizer more than its cost and the the list of
Through lings" on the same soil. The lower same varieties, and
William T. Withers, of Lexington, second year the Bermuda grass shouldbe considering all the points that they
orders of humanity in their surroundings
entirely rooted out. There will not "
Ky., who has large orange interests in consider important.
Florida the of poverty, and often of vice, average be enough after the first year to amountto
we publish following extracts Thus writes an Indian River cor-
from a personal letter from Jas. about alike, but select specimensat anything. There is a little more
work t to keep conch off trees th -n respondent of the DJSPATCH, and he
A. Bostrora who it will be peas
) remem- random and rt move them to an at-
bered, was awarded the Navel prize at common cow peas but a very little at- suggests a very proper subject of inquiry -

Orlando, the specimens he exhibited mosphere of cleanliness, give them tention will do it only they should. be and discussion. WashingtonNavel

culture and education, as much as theycan kept off, not take n off'; after they are
scoring highest of any orange entered : Majorica, Mediteranean Sweet,
last l letter hurried and I hold and we find the inherent on.
"My was see The Bloods and the Jaffa, are all
extracts from it in the DISPATCH. I ability and capacity of one makes him'a 4
thornless. The first is
The Lemon.In a
desire amend an impression which Shakespeare or a Lincoln, while

that would give. When I spoke of others cannot get be} ond day laborers. speaking of the lemon industry, shy bearer as compared with the

seeing as many as three seeds, I referred The same thing is true in Pomology in particular, there are many distinc others with the possible exception of

to Navels generally, in this tions to be drawn between that and the Maltese Blood. The last men-

Prize Navel I do not think I ever and in orange growing, "Pedigree" va- the rearing of the orange in Southern tioned is the most vigorous grower and

found a single seed. We have heard rieties possess the inherent capability, California. The lemon doe3 not requirethe of very desirable and beautiful habitof

more and observed more the last sea- all they require of the orchardist is rich soil that the orange delights

son in regard to these oranges than I Conditions for their perfect develop- in. Too rich a soil produces an over- growth. TardifF and DuRoi, although -

ever before. There seems to be three sized lemon, even in the favorite bud- not thornless, have few thorns

kinds of Navel and they differ more or ment.We ded varieties. and are strong growers. We shouldbe
less but how much this difference is think Mr. Bostram in error in The lemon is not
overgrown marketable glad to hear from our orange grow-

due to the condition of the trees and limiting our distinctive varieties of the -is shunned by the dealers.It .
ing readers on the relative merits and
the land on which: they are grown is orange. We have at least fifty .varieties should be excluded from the clayeyand
desirableness of the
several varieties
undetermined. I tasted an orange of superior ,excellence which heavy soil, and on no account
from a *crack nursery this season as a pos- should a seedling lemon be tolerated from other points of view than qualityof

true and genuine Riverside Washington sess characteristics so clearly defined even under the most favorable conditions fruit.

it was not fit to eat, I concludedit and marked as to' be readily distinguished of soil and surroundings. The -----.,

was either frozen or grew on a tree by amateur orange growers. lemon also budded to orange stalks is For the FLORIDA DISPATCA:

near a stable, or hen house, or pig pen, For the FLORIDA DISPATCH--.-- : almost invariably overgrown and fear Where are the Panhandlers?

for either of these or any considerable fully ill-sbapedthe tendency to sprout
amount of animal excrement will ruin ERADICATING BERMUDA being greatly increased. I received a very interesting letter

the flavor of the finest orange in the GRASS. 'Our lemon marke have been from E. H. Hart, of Federal Point, on

world, so it is not safe to jump at con Raising Cow Peas- in the Grove nearly ruined by forcing upon them the 16th of April, one sentence of
which this "I send -
was : you a Maltese
clusions. the unripe seedling lemon. A
The Best Implement, etc. pro-
Blood from half
"They have now long list of names duct entirely unfit for market. a tree one Blood
Under date of June 2d inst. F. G. and half Navel.
one Washington
for oranges, but after all, those of dis The apologist of them assert that it

tinct characteristics may be countedon Sampson, the well-known orange left to ripen on the trees they becometoo Judging from the exterior, you would

your fingers. My fruit took the grower. of Boardman, writes us as large and evaporate their juice, at once pronounce Navel but it a it type is of ,the

prize for the second best plate at New follows : hence the course' heretofore adoptedof Washington certainlya
Blood and
Orleans 'Halifax ; the fact is and them proves what has been
as King picking shipping green.
"Please to Mr. Donovan, Tampa, often denied botanists that the
say by ,
it is all but The budded varieties
that at such
no king a common require no
that the only way to get clear of Ber pollen of another variety affects the
of old Durumelt stock
but the if
Captain treatment, on contrary
muda in his is to shade it
grove of the fruit well the
grass fleshy part as as
and fine and smooth.So when and
growing large picked only fully ripe once
out and the cheapest shade he can get seed. Please examine it thoroughlywith
other local names are given like placed on straw or even the earth
probably is a first-class of cow and it
crop glass, test ,
the"Magnum Bonum. I have seen around the body of the tree in the your carefully
peas. No light mulch will do it and and if have the time, would
of them that neither shade and allowed remain you you
some were Mag-- as picked to
I know of no he can get the required and doubtless others
way please me ,
num nor Bonum, but as small and there for ten days or two weeks many
thickness of mulch or shade so if would communicate
black barren could make before the house you your opin-
as poor pine removing to packing ,
cheaply as to grow it on the spot. The ions and ,conclusions on the subject to
them. not one per cent. will decay in a rea- "
grove should have been thoroughly the DISPATCH.
sonable time with
Mr. Boatrom emphasizes the effect of plowed early in June, then thor subsequent ordinary Mr. Hart also enclosed shipping receipt -
handling. Putting them boxes,
soil and treatment on quality, and we oughly harrowed (the acme or spring cellars or buildings is is a fatal mis- freight prepaid, signed by the
tooth are either of them are good) till agent of the J. T. & K. W. Railway,
believe his conclusions to be correct. take, until the liquid secretion of the
April, then drill conch peas makingrows at Palatka, Florida. I have used all
Our give too l little at- rind has nearly or quite evaporatedby
orange growers
and inch.
three feet peas one diligence to find that box. Pleasantly,
the above mentioned. The
tention to this feature of the business The object in waiting till April before above only exposure alludes to the budded and he is always pleasant, Mr. Gifford,
and as a result we have an immense planting peas is to secure rapid growth, rieties. the agent of the road at Sanford says ;
Many are already cutting
which with thick seeding will push "I it farther than Pal-
.. quantity of inferior fruit to depress the down their seedlings having discov- can trace no
peas ahead of the grass and so avoid atka." It would seem to me it is a
market and the of
,. injure reputation ered utter worthlessness, as a
; hand Plant conch
any mowing. peas case for Superintendent Moran to ascertain
;; the Florida product. The finest or- rule, as compared to well known bud-
till frost. Culti-
as they keep green where the "Panhandlers" are?
ded varieties. Dr. 0. H.
ange in the world, grown on scrub vate peas promptly and well till they Rural Congar, in The agent at Sanford informs me that

J land, with quicksand subsoil and in- cover the ground, three or four times Californian. he has never received it or the billingof

different attention and feeding will be will do it and if the grove has been in In stating that the lemon overgrows it. LYMAN PHELPS.

small inferior and tasteless. On the Bermuda grass sod, it as well as peas when worked on the orange, Mr. Con- :Sanford: Fla.} May 9, 1887.
will appreciate the thorough cultiva-
, other hand soil and culture gar goes contrary to analogy and to
good high "What folly it is to expect good,

, will bring out all the merit there is in tipu.To cultivate our groves in peas altogether the experience of Florida growers.- prices for fruit that is shipped hit-or-

a fruit, as an instance of this, note the I have found a little home ED. DISPATCH.. miss. The average commission mer-

,. excellence of the fruit of many "com made harrow the best for the first one 4 chant cares only for his percentage

or two workings. It is made with The California papers are circula- and will slaughter fruit at any time for
in the rich soil
mon seedlings, grown plow handles, the beam, short and bar ting the report that Florida orangesare his own gain. Owners of orange

and "grt wing atmosphere" of Indian put on at an angle of forty-five. Four deteriorating in quality, and yetour groves must co-operate if they expectto

River. But while all varieties are teeth made of one inch round iron russets bring about as good prices escape from the clutches of thecommission

:' alike poor under unfavorble condi-- flattened out at foot and put in bar six I as California brights.Exchange. men.J49 ."


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1887.J DISPATCH.: 499:

The proportion to the amount of manure food to your asparagus bed, and it Lettuce.

garden, used more than most people think will amply repay you 'for the trouble Lettuce is, perhaps, the easiest

enough." This is literally true. He and expense. RAMBLER.Lake grown vegetable known to Florida
also said : "Study in the Maitland, Fla., May 30,1887.
economy and
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. gardeners, one great advantage
-- -
,Asparagus Culture.In processes of labor, using the horse instead Very Fine Onions. about iis cultivation is that it can be
of the hand, and the rake insteadof the round without difficulty. -
answer" to the questions of '"Riv the fingers, whenever possible, but Messrs. E. C. & C S. Tiffany, of grown. Although year lettuce is a common
erside, I would say: be unsparing of manure." No better San Mateo, brought down a samplelot in its
vegetable garden
uses are
First. One old roots to of their onion every
year are advice coul possibly be given. On crop yesterday, but little known.As .
be preferred. A well one which shows what Florida sand do
grown year an old bedstable manure may be used can salad it is the
a perhaps most
old plant is as large as can be moved fresh from the stalls, only using care in the way of producing this finevegetable. popular extant, and ita also some-
with all the roots. In two the There three varieties in
years not to have more litter with it than were limes used in Boiled it is
roots spread to such distance that the lot-Silver soup. equalto
a can be plowed under. Fertilizers or King, White Pearl spinach. It is fit to boil from the
often the purchaser receives but little manure should be .applied just before and the Red Bermuda, all very large time it above the ground untilit
more than a large bunch of and These onions appears
crowns the
asparagus begins to grow in the shapely. producedfrom has formed seeds.A .
with a circle of stubs of roots around it. spring. A second application shouldbe six hundred to seven hundredand
tea of the leaves is
I do not know of any plants being made when cultivating for the last fifty bushels to the acre. excellent for diarrhoea. an

grown in the State for sale. Almost time after you stop cutting.If The truck farm of the Messrs. all means keep remedy lettuce bed fresh By

any Northern nursery can supply good strong one year plants are Tiffany is one of the finest in the State, and green, and your in order to have a suc-
them. But as it is too late to procure set out in January or February, 1888, and their vegetables always commandthe cession of plant seeds in boxes
them this spring I should send to few shoots in the marketon crops
a may be cut in the springof very highest prices three weeks during the entire
some seedsmen for seed now and grow 1889, but not very many,and a full account of their general excellence, year, and when they are large enough
own plants this summer. An I be and the in
my crop cannot expected before 1891. especially neat manner transplant to beds that have been
ounce of seed is estimated to produce' which for .
W. C. STEELE. they are packed shipment.The made rich and mellow.-Florida Agri--
five hundred plants, though I have Switzerland-, Fla.,.:May*.<. 31. onion crop is but a specimen of culturist.
over twelve hundred from a their other and shows how _
grown For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: crops, pro > .-<----
single ounce of seed. In preparing' Raspberries, Rhubarb and Asparagus. ductive our land can be made with in- Soil for Vegetables.
the seed-bed select a place where water telligent cultivation.The .
A deep rich soil is best for
never stands. It must not be too dry, I So far, my experiments with the Messrs. Tiffany realize $2 a vegeta-
bles. If
not rich must makeit
yet stagnant water about the roots is I Black cap Raspberry has been a total bushel fur these onions, and declare very ,you
fatal. If it is to be had, no other fertilizer failure I planted fifty plants four that they are more profitable than or- so. If not very deep, you must

is equal to well rotted stable years ago and have none left, all have anges. They ship none North, and do plow deep. By plowing deep we do
not mean that it is best to turn the soil
manure. You cannot make the died. I have tried my utmost to makea not put themselves at the mercy of the
ground too rich, so do not be stingy success. I planted them on tolerable Northern commission! men. Their from any considerable depth, to the
surface. If turn to the surface
when applying your fertilizer. If stable low, hammock land, worked sales are almost all made in Florida, you up
manure is not to be had, a compostof and fertilized them, mulched them the farthest point with which they much soil at one time, that has never

two hundred pounds of kainit, four also, never set a bloom, and they became deal being Savannah. Here is a beer exposed before, you will commitan
hundred and fifty pounds of cotton beautifully less every year until "pointer" for those truck growers who error. Plow a little deeper every
with the
seed meal and 1,350 pounds of ground none now remain of the original fifty seem to prefer shipping North at a loss, year turn plow-bringing up
bone applied at the.rate of a ton per plants. This demonstrates to me that I to selling in their neighborhing mar- to the top only a small amount of

. acre will be found a good substitute.The the Black cap Raspberry is not adaptedto I kets at a profit. Their careful 'selection NEW soil, at a time. If you propose'tohave
seed is slow to sprout and shouldbe this portion of Florida at least. I of seeds of only the best varieties a deep soil bed for your vegeta-
soaked ; divide it into small lots have not tried'the red varieties but in- i both in intrinsic excellence and bles, use the subsoil or bull tongue
I plow in the fresh made furrow
and pour boiling water on it, but not tend to do so. adaptability to Florida, and the care
over a pint into one dish ; let it stand The Rhubarb Pie Plant has also beena and intelligence they use in cultivatonare right behind the turn plow.
You can't have the soil 'too rich
twelve to fourteen hours and then failure with me. It does remarka- factors in their success. They ;
plant ; cover one and a half to two bly well the first few months after will have no "scrubs." you can't have it too deeply plowed if

inches deep and firm the soil well over planting out, and would no doubt be These onions, many of which m?as- rightly plowed.Every .
them. A few cabbage or radish seed at home in Florida, but there is one ure five inches in diameter, are on moderate farmer who can secure tile at
cost should underdrain his
sown with the asparagus will come up pest that will destroy every plant and exhibition at the Board of Trade It will,
garden. LiveStock
at once and show where the rows are that is the ants, they cut the interiorof : rooms.Exchange. pay.-Southern

and allow them to be kept clean until the root away and leave nothing .. Journal.-- -... _
the asparagus is up. Sow plenty of but the onter hull-they (the ants) How To Make Straight Rows.It Examination of Seeds.

seed and then thin out so that the collect by the thousand and in a short is vastly more satisfactory to work

plants will have plenty of room to de time your plants are all hollow, and so with straight rows than with crookedones The Michigan Agricultural College
velop. All that is needed then, the far. I have not found any effective but it bothers some people to lay suggests that the State Botanist be

balance of the season, will be to keep remedy against these destructive pests, : out the former without a reel and line authorized to examine all seeds offered
the bed clear of weeds and allow the you can kill them, but you will also for each row. Even this excellent for sale, or sold to farmers in the State.

asparagus all the strength of the soil. kill your plants at the same time andso plan has been known to have its draw- This is a move in the right direction,

Second. The proper distance be- have to forego the luxury of eating backs, as for instance in a case which and should be not only authorized,
tween the rows and between the plantsin Pie-plant pies in this section of Flor- once came to the writer's notice, wherea but it should be made a matter of

the rows is a matter of dispute. idaThe tidy German gardener by some mis- lawful obligation. It insures a better

Years ago the rule was three feet be- asparagus is one of the best and hap neglected for one time to move the quality of seed. It guarantees greater

tween the rows and from twelve to surest vegetable crops that can be line at one end of the plot The result freedom from weed seeds. It preventsthe
eighteen. inches between the plants. raised Select good hammock was that two rows of potatoes met mixing of old and worthless seeds
This is now universally conceded to be land that is not too low ; plow at one end of the field, while at the with the fresh stock. Where the State

too close, two by three or four feet, and cultivate it thoroughly so as to get other they were three feet apart, with has an interest in the Agricultural
usually the last, is the closest planting all the roots out of the soil. In Sep- all rows on each side off from the par- College, as it does in our State, this
allowed. Many set their plants four tember is the time to sow the seed. obligation] of seed inspection should be

by four feet and cultivate both ways. Mark off your drills three feet apart, allel.A good and simple way to provide made upon the College. Let it be-

The growers of the celebrated "Oyster open drills] with plow or hoe, three in- straight marks for planting it to use a come a 1 Itw throughout the country ;

Bay Asparagus" make their rows fiveor ches deep, plant seed only moderatelythick wheelbarrow as a marker. Nail a it will be a good...law.-New... Farm.
six feet apart and set the plants two cover and roll the ground, keep .. crosspiece against the front board to -
or three feet apart in the rows. clear from weeds, and when about project on both sides of the barrow. DISPATCH:
What Varieties
Third. The crown should be set twelve inches high give a liberal application From this at such a distance from the of Cabbage.

about two or three inches below the of manure or fertilizer, when centre on each side, as you want the Will you please give me throughyour

surface ; at the North the plants are the plants are. one year old they shouldbe rows apart, attach a pie e of chain to columns the varieties of cabbage
often covered five or six inches deep. transplanted to permanent beds drag on the ground. Then pass back usually grown In Florida that bring
: Fourth. I have already touched which should be made very rich ; The and forth across the patch to be the best prices North ; also, the time

upon the question of manure. Aspar- second year you can commence to cut marked, being guided by the last mark of planting and shipping and which
agus is a gross feeder and it is impos- for table use. They will be of god: made. The idea in using a wheel- size sell the best.

Bible to make the bed too rich. A size and flavor if proper y enriched, barrow is, that there is little chance of J. K. HAWKINS.
successful market gardener in Illinois, Give plenty of salt, this will keep the its diverting sideways, and straightrows Georgetown, S. C.,June 3,1887.

writing some years ago upon this sub- weeds down and produce you nice, ten may be easily "de Popular Will our truckers please favor us

ject, said : "The profits are just in der shoots. You must give plenty of Gardening. with the desired information ?


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No doubt these are the best varieties a shoot which has just bloomed will Our aim should always be to keep the

; Ornamental Horticulture.: : for the use of }professionals, but for generally furnish the best. They little ones out of harm's way. We are

amateurs and home propagation by should be well developed and plump, never quite certain what they will do.
Be as careful to teach them to keep
. ordinary growers other kinds more but must not be started at all as such from
, --- away an object as we may,
;' ROSES. easily obtained are quite as good. Any buds will almost invariably fail. still they may handle it and may placeit

,,l strong growing Noissette will answer. As this article is already too long, in their mouths. Where there are

How to Bud and What Stocks to We have used the Washington and we will leave the description of vari- only grown people and stock about it
Use-Best Varieties for would be to have .
a poisonous
find it well adapted to the purpose. eties until another time.Mesembryanthemum.
Cultivation.We .. plant, for the former would know
The common Multiflora is an excel- to from it and the
will try to answer the questions Spectabile. enough keep away
, lent stock which to the could be
upon stock kept away"
referred to us by the editor of HOME Does any reader of the DISPATCH
... everblooming climbers such as Mare The oleander has been"in cultiva-
week. To do will
INTERESTS last so know this plant? It belongs to the
chal Niel, Chromatella (Cloth of tion for and is com
many years very
require the repetition of considerable "Ice plant" family, but has none of
DISPATCHES Gold), etc., etc. mon, yet we never knew of a case of
matter already published in the the appearance of being covered with
The time for the is from it have read
budding rose poisoning though we
_ of February 14th and March dew or ice. The flowers are similar to
whenever you can get good buds and of one or two such cases. Still, it
those of the common ice plant except
7th.Budded find stocks ,in a suitable condition. would be well to watch the little ones,
roses are not desirable for that that they are very much larger
The condition is when the if there are of these plants in the
proper any
those who wish to set out the bushes being often from two to three inchesin
bark parts readily from the wood, or, yard.
and afterwards allow them to go en- diameter. Any one having it or .

tirely uncared for. The great objection as it is commonly expressed, slips knowing where it can be got will confer Plants for Shady Windows.

I to them is that the stock: will easily. a favor,by sending word to us. According to a writer in Park's
The of the buds
persist in suckering or sprouting be- manner inserting 4 Floral Magazine the following is a
does not differ in from that Ivy-leaved Geraniums.
low the bud. And as the stock is any way good list for shady windows :
of budding orange or peach trees. It Popular Gardening says of these
usually more vigorous than the vari- "Begonias do nicely in windows

ety grown upon it, there is danger is a very simple operation, and can be plants : where there is little sunshine ; indeed
learned in a very few minutes by observation "No class of Geraniums has shown they will grow nicely without
that the latter will be robbed of nec-
but is difficult to describe so such rapid strides in late years as this : any direct sunshine at all. Also Prim-
essary nutriment to such an extent as i class is for do well with little sunshine.In .
no more worthy, as pot roses very
that who has never seen it would understand -
to stunt the growth and perhaps how plants they rank very highly among the room where I must keep my
smother it,entirely.Yet to go to work. others, and especially for cultivationin plants during the severest weather the

it is an easy matter to preventthis Briefly it is as follows : The leaves the window by amateurs. The sun comes only for a few moments in

by watching the bushes and rub being removed from the stock, and the richness of color shown in some of the the morning ; so I study what will do
varieties be best for that and I find
newer may easily imaginedfrom room, Bego-
thorns rubbed off slit
a perpendicular
bing off the sprouts as soon as they the following descriptions : Hor- nias, foliage plants of any kind, Prim-

start. A still better plan is to put is made in the back from an inch anda ace Choisel is a large double, of glow- roses, Bulbs, Ferns, KenilworthIvyand

out cuttings of the varieties you wishto quarter to one and a half long, at ing salmon pink color, slightly tipped Pilogyne suavis do nicely for me.

use as a stock in nursery row and, the top of this: make a horizontal cut, with white. M. de Lesseps Large, By foliage plants I mean any plant
careful to cut the bark perfect forced flowers of a most beau- with ornamental leaves, such as varie-
when the bud being through
tops are large enough,
tiful shade of magenta rose. La Ro- gated-leaved Geraniums, Ivy Geraniums -
them as near the ground as possible. only, not deep enough to. injure the siere-Fine habit and verv free blooming and Sweetscented Geraniums."

When the bushes@ are taken up to wood. With the point of the knife) with trusses of large of formed flow- ...,

raise the twd corners of the bark and of rich salmon Tuberoses.The .
transplant examine the stock carefully ers, a warm, pink
and with a sharp knife remove loosen both edges all the way down color. Joan of Arc-Flowers perfectly cultivation of tuberoses is be-

the slit cut bud double, white as snow, and literallystud coming quite an industry in this sec-
all the dormant buds below the ; your
point .
the plant when in full bloom. tion. Several parties have engaged in
where the new variety was inserted. from three-quarters to one and a half Dense, glossy, green leaves, making a it quite extensively. There is no question -

Then, in planting, set the junction of inches long, having the bud itself'near most effective background for the but what they can be raised very

the bud and stock two or three inches the middle of the length of the strip white flowers. Abel Carriere-Fine, successfully here, and with but very

below the'surface of the soil, and there bark, though usually a little nearer double flowers, of a beautiful currant little expense, and that only that in- \
red, tinted with dark violet. curred in starting. Of course they're-'
the than the bottom. In
will be little if trouble from top cutting I
very any In addition to this list a lady wrote quire time and care in getting them
suckers. Still it would not be wise to take as little wood as possible with the under cultivation, ana also to
November Park's Floral
last to Maga-
trust entirely to that, but a vigilant bark ; that is, cut as thin as you can ; keep them up in good shape, but the

watch should be kept and if any suck place the strip of bark in the slit and ine"I: have three Ivy Geraniums that plant will always realize a ready mar-
work it down carefully to the bottom ket and one that will amply remunerate
should be around ;
ers appear they dug have; bloomed all summer, and are full
the for all his time and
if the bud is longer than the slit cut of buds Albert flowersrose grower ec-:
and cut off so closely that no buds now. King Kerr City Advertizer.

will be left at the base to sproutagain. the top off even with the horizontal :. color. Double Princess Alexan- pense. --- -- -.-- _

cut. Wrap carefully, and tie secure- dria, pink ; and Eclipse, blush veined Flowers, like other pets, need care
violet. I had them planted in rich and love in order to thrive and if
ly be careful to cover all the cuts in you
Though this to be considerable ;
may appear soil and them the east
sandy kept on do not really enjoy the 'work, do not
trouble, yet the result will the bark of the stock, and draw the side of the house. They don't like the fill your windows with them just be- .

well repay the rose grower for his wrapping material tight enough to ex- afternoon sun. I water them every cause your neighbors do. The true

-time and labor. Many beautiful and clude air and water. Narrow stripsof other daJi." lover of plants may produce more

desirable varieties are such slow grow- calico, either old or new, from one- The Oleander. beauty with a row of tin tomato cansas

ers upon their own roots that they are quarter to three-eighths of an inch The Western Rural says of this an outfit than another will with a
small conservatory if she is indifferentto
practically worthless unless budded or wide are the best and cheapest avail- shrub : the needs and habits of her plants.

grafted upon some vigorous strong able material for this purpose. The "We are asked by a correspondentif -Mrs. Whitaker in New England

growing variety. A notable exampleof wrapping may be left on the bud from the oleander is poisonous. Yes. Farmer.

this class of roses is the Marechal ten to twenty days, usually two weeksis But we do not remember ever having "Mulch the rose-bed thoroughlywith
heard of anybody that was poisoned by
Niel which can hardly be kept alive about the right length of time. : well-decayed manure. You can
it. Still it is said that if stock or human -
when on its own roots, but when bud- When the bands are removed cut ofl beings eat it they will be poisoned. not get the ground too rich for roses.

ded is one of the most rampant growers the stock, leaving only three or four Many refuse to have it about in con- No treatment of roses in will June insure than a a finer liberal display .'

we have.Nurserymen. : leaves above the bud. Watch care- sequence of this characteristic, but it
use of manure during the early spring
and florists generallyuse fully, and if any buds on the stock is a beautiful plant and many keep it months."
regardless of its poisonous qualities,
either the Manetti rose or the start into growth before the one you being in many instances probably ignorant G. T. Stith, of Maitland] is said ,to

Dog rose, Rosa Canina, as a stock. put in cut them off.: In selecting buds, of their existence. It is safer have a rose bush measuring fortyfivefeet

Mr. Berckmans recommends the first. the best will be found on young wood; not to have it where there are children. in circumference.



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: JUNE 13,1887.] TH; FLORIDA DISPATCH. 501Interests.
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varies but little from year to year., can be tacked or sewed with strong SOUTHERN CABBAGE.-Chop one

rIoIIle I! Florida has no long dreary winters nor white twine ; it is now ready for( stuff- medium sized cabbage fine, put it in a

hot, scorching summers ; no blizzards, ing and the cover. stew-pan with boiling water to well
dudes In next letter I will speak ol cover it and boil fifteen minutes drain
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. i cyclones, snow storms, tramps, my ;
nor organ grinders. The coal dealer rugs, and perhaps Elsie B. wi,1 find off all the water and add a dressing a?

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: with his short weights and long bills semething of interest and help in her follows : One half tea-cup viuegar,

"Having Eyes they See Not." never vexes the soul in our State, anning. SISTER. HELEN two thirds as much sugar, salt, pepper, .
where fuel may be had for cutting. ---- -- -- -- half a teaspoon of mustard, and two
The above with For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
sentence can, .appar Men work out\ of doors the whole year teaspoonful of salad oil ; when this is

ent truth, be written over against the round without inconvenience, and even Gossip About Correspondents.Editor boiling hot, add one cup of milk with

mass of mankind. How much of in the hottest days of summer, the Home Interests: one egg stirred together ; mix thor-

beauty and utility most persons miss as heat is always tempered with a cool Your remarks in a recent issue that oughly and immediately with the cab-
"After all, we know so little of each and cook hot.
breeze. Sunstroke is absolutely unknown bage, a moment. Serve
they pass.along through lite for want other and know not the ins and
in Florida. The as we
general BAKED ONIONS.Wash the outside
of that quick perception that takes in outs that to make life for our
go up
healthfulness of is such that
our people clean, put in a sauce-psn with slightly
the situation at a glance. Take, for most physicians find their occupationgone neighbors, we are unable to judge" cor- salted water, and boil an hour, replenishing -

instance, the travelers through Flor- a great deal worse than did rectly of their lice and motives. its water with more water

ida, how very different the same soil, Othello. In the high pine lands malaria .i This was happily illustrated in your :I \.boiling hot) as it boils away. Then
is unknown, and even in the low last issue, where your lady correspondent turn off the water ; take out the onions
landscape etc. will be described by
of her admiration for A.
lands it exists in mild form that speaks
a very and lay on a cloth that all moisture
any two individuals ; one will descanton In M.\ and judges she must be a woman
to treatment.
yields readily some may be absorbed ; roll each in a pieceof
the beautiful sunsets, the clear localities the gnats and mosquitoes are of leisure and good health buttered tissue paper twisting it at .

streams, the drooping moss, the rolling troublesome, but less so than in manyof I have been somewhat acquaintedwith the top to keep it closed and bake in .

hills among the pines, the evidences of the Northern States. Snakes are A. M. for a period of years and the oven nearly an hour. Peel, put

civilization, etc. ; the other sees nothing simply bugaboos. During a year's know and her to business be a also woman of many in a deep dish, and brown slightly,
residence in which have tramped cares independentof
we basting freely with butter ; this will
but sand and the palmetto scrub. through many miles of high and low her household ; then, too, she is an take fifteen minutes more. Season

One of the latter class of individualsa hammock and pine lands, we have invalid, and has not known what it with pepper and salt, and pour melted

few years since gave to the world the never seen but one snake, and that. of! was to. feel well for years ; neverthe- butter over the top.HUCKLEBERRYCAKE.Half.
lesr she has a determined will and
harmless Poisonous ,
serpents -
information that there a variety.
astonishing was : a -
thinks the best to meet difficul- CUpful
exist here doubt and way
nothing in the soil of Florida that beyond so of butter, one cupful of sugar,'one
do in all Northern States from ties is to face them with a brave heart.
ever did or ever could produce vegetables Maine\ they to Oregon. But we emphatically We had a hearty laugh over this pint of sweet milk, three pints of flour,
of soda
one teaspoonful two of
the writer stated that to make deny that they exist in large letter, and A. M. declared it was a
cream of tartar, a little salt and a pintof
surety doubly sure he had traveledover numbers, or that any need anticipateany 'real t"eat" to know that any one huckleberries.This .
of the State danger from them. Florida offers admired her character and thoughtshe and
a large portion on pudding cake may both
should be able to do better in the
inducements to the manufacturer
foot and could speak from personal ar future in be made acceptably with canned ber-
tisan, or merchant unequaled by any consequence.How ries and it is well worth
while to
observation that an attempt to raise State in the Union. Skilled labor is nice it would be if all the "mal put
few for this
here would be miserable and need contents" would keep up a brave up a jars express purpose.A .
vegetables a in great! demand no man
huckleberry pudding in winter will
determined make the best of
failure. This man usually passed two remain idle save through indolence. to have all the charm of Unexpectedness.A .
everything, as A. M. does ; and whatan
markets daily as he passed to and fro Florida is progressing more rapidly improvement if all would, imitate huckleberry cake, to be eaten

from his home to the postoffice which to-day than any other portion of "the correspondent in kindly criticism, hot, with butter, will be found an acceptable -
I United States or elstall! signs fail. your addition
were well supplied with green vegeta- .e- noticing all the good, passing by all to the. family tea-
or a popular breakfast dish with
bles, such as lettuce, radishes, turnips,. For the FLORIDA DISPATCU: else.I. summer boarders.
Home Furnishing.Editor have a question for some one to
collards cabbage, etc., and yet it had
Who ? Where in Floridais COBLER.
Home Interests: answer. can -Make a crust as
not entered into his mind that these There was a promise about home- celery] grown, aud by what process ? for buscuit, line a pan or pudding

articles could only have been producedfrom made furniture for my next letter, andI -. dish with the crust ; mix three table-

this same soil, inasmuch as the can only hope no one is waiting the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: spoonfuls flour, two of sugar! and

greater portion J the United Stateswas answer because of need. Dry goods Recipes. sprinkle over the crust ; then peel

at that particular time under the boxes of right size and shape make PICKLED PEACHES, SWEET.Threeand sufficient peaches to fill your dish,
nice commodes, cupboards, or book- one-half pounds of sugar ; one leaving them whole ;j' sprinkle over
dominion of the frost king. pint of vinegar seven pounds of them the
cases, as the case requires ; nail on ; one cup sugar ; wet edges
But while this gentleman failed to one or more cleats according to use peaches. Wipe the peaches with a with a little water and flour ; put on

see what was patent to the ordinary fitting shelves and laying paper thereon. cloth to remove the down. Put threeor the upper crust, making two incissions ,

' mind, another might see too much, Cover with cretonne or white, four cloves in each peach. Boil in same ; bake half an hour. To be
the sugar and vinegar together. When eaten with sweet
for the use designed. A full valence sauce.
and thus,do mush harm
by a description -
opening in the middle or two short boiling put in the peaches a few at a PUMPKIN PIE.-Take a large 'sized
of what would only be apparent time and when soft take out and
above the other is firm of color boil
ones, one as pre- pumpkin, deep justas
to a lively imagination. drain them, put in self sealing bottles.
ferred. Some of the nice boxes from you would potatoes with skins on ;
The gifts of God are, generally'! the bakery are best for some pur: Do not cook enough to have them fall when thoroughly cocked pass througha

speaking, pretty evenly divided, yet poses, and I prefer a board a little to pieces but they must be tender. colander sieve ; take one cup

there'aro certain advantages possessedby larger than the top of the box for the Have the jars nearly full and fill up brown sugar, one cup molasses ; mix
top to which the valence can be tackedor with the boiling vinegar ; if not enough well together ; beat the whites and the

'one State, over another that should sewed to cloth cover, with a towelor liquid take the same amount of sugar yolks of four eggs well, and mix with

certainly be weighed in the balance spread to finish. and vinegar and boil together again ; the pumpkin, then add the sugar and

by the would-be emigrant. We have Do you know what nice chairs can if there is a surplus of the liquid I molasses, a pinch of salt, four teaspoonfuls -
be made from barrels ? The easiest bottle it and use it for seasoning mince
come across the following on the pros good ginger, one teaspoonful
chair in my home is a barrel chair pies. I prefer cling stone peaches ; ground cinnamon ; take one cup of
and cons of Florida which seems fair
kind of spice can be used. Some
with rockers. The large sugar barrelsare any milk ; mix all together. This is for
to us and we give it to our readers for best ; mark the height desiredfor peaches are so juicy that there is sufficient six good sized pies. For smaller

their consideration : the arms with a pencil, and also liquid, with others the contraryis pumpkins add less milk and spices.

"Florida has fewer disadvantagesthan width of back ; hoops must be broad true ; the above quantity is usually Bake in a deep plate lined with pastry.
The ened the desired when sufficient for the weight of fruit. Seal is made the
any other State. chief to give spread Squash pie same way.
drawbacks being the lack of farm pro- nailed in place before sawing ; nail on while as hot as possible. .

ducts and the loose nature of the soil. some of the cut staves for high back : GREEN CORN PUDDING.-Draw a No disease eve? comes without a

The first is occasioned by the general nail a piece at top of arms-i. e. inside sharp knife through each row of corn cause or without a warning ; hence

rush into orange culture, to the neglect ) and cleats for seat in which the lengthwise, then scrape out the pulp ; endeavor to think back for the cause,

of any'system of regular farming, top of barrel l nicely fits. This makesa to one pint of the corn add one quartof with a view to avoid it in the future,

and to the absence of the "seasons." nice work basket underneath Let milk, three eggs, a little suet, sugarto and on the instant of any unpleasant

The' terms spring, summer, autumn the top of rockers be flat: cutting out taste, and a few lumps of butter; bodily sensation, cease eating until it
and winter lose their significance in pieces of chair for them to fit into. stir it occasionally until thick and has disappeared, at least for twenty-

Florida, where the mild, even climate Cover with burlap or sacking which bake about two hours. four hours.




502 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.. [JUNE 13, 1887. .

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. More Gall. brow is a decidedly novel method of have stood by this paper very man-

Elsewhere on this page will be found reach the same result. However, the fully in the past we have no reason to
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. fear that they will desert in the
the acceptance of our challenge to a editor of the Press and Horticulturist, future."

Contents.THE Navel contest by the Riverside (Cal.) and his coadjutors, have been "getting
By "Florida rules" we simply meant
ORCHARD Peaches In Orange Press and Horticulturist. The P. and there" in a most remarkable manner.
County,other Varieties than the Peento the standard of excellence: in use here
., ,the Spanish Strain, the LeContes'! H. premises its acceptance in this wise : "Nothing succeeds like succ sS," and
Bearing, etc.; LeConte and Keiffer in competent examinations of fruit
Pears, and ,Additional Points on the "The FLORIDA DISPATCH has felt a we would scarcely be true Americansdid ;
Peach; Father and Grandfather...... 495 it has been perfected by
The Peen-to; From San Antonio, a little sore every time that the questionof we not admire the audacity, the many years
new Way to make Peen-tos Bear Le orange culture in Southern Califor- of trial and is now, we believe, generally
Contes Bearing, etc.; Another Early magnitude, and the success of this fellow's
Peach; The Loquat; Chinese Quince nia i nas been mentioned, ever since accepted as the best standard by
Marmalade; the Russian Mulberry. .. 496 efforts. In flaming forth the
Riverside with the works
HORTICULTURE-Mulching, its Advantages got away at which to judge an orange. The follOWIng -
and Proper Application. 497 the New Orleans World's Fair. To advantages of his section he has gone.
VINEYARD-Manuring and A are the Florida rules as used
Florida Vineyard the prunll1g'h' Ite make the matter still more humiliating clean beyond our depth ; we throw up
; French Discovery of a cureforape for Florida the world admits that by the judges of citrus fruits at the
Mildew.......... ... ., 497 now the sponge, and watch his airy flight,
the Riverside Navel beats South Florida Fair last February
ORANGE GROVE Pedigree Washington :
Varletlesr and when he falls, like Lucifer, neverto
about the Navel, '
and more Climate; Eradicating Bermuda any variety of orange ever grown in Ten points to be considered. 1st,
Grass, Raising Cow Peas In the Grove, Florida or elsewhere, and the Florid- rise again, we shall suppress an un of the fruit 2d
the best Implements the Lemon general appearance ; ,
More About Trees; Where; are Panhandlers -; ians have been compelled, as a rule to feigned pang of regret as we behold

... ..... ...... ... ... 498 come to the same conclusion. The him left to the tender mercies of offspring size, including form, a diameter of

TUE berries GARDEN-Asparagus, Rhubarb and Asparagus Culture;;Rasp Very DISPATCH, however, puts on ;a bold as as the of two and three-quarter inches being
Rows Fine ;Onions Lettuce; How; Soil to for make Vegetables Straight; front in its issue of May\ 16th, and the afore mentioned illustrious indi- perfection, this size running 176 to the

Examination of Seeds; What Varie- : (Here follows our challenge.) box is most in market it
ties of Cabbage. .. .. ... . 499 vidual. ;
ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE Roses, Whew For unmitigated cheek might be well to increase this size for
How to Bud and what Stocks to Use; We might suggest, regarding the
Best Varieties Cultivation; Mesem- and monumental gall, not to say econ- the Navel, as it grows larger than
bryanthemum Spectabile; Ivy-leaved of the Riverside Washington
superiority -
Geraniums; The Oleander; Plants for omizing the truth, this takes the cake. most and is largely sought bya
Shady Windows; Tuberoses.... .... 500 I Navel, that in view of the acceptance oranges
HOME INTERESTS-"Having Eyes they otwithstanding the fact, that at New fancy trade who, perhaps, prefer a
See Not;" Home Furnishing; Gossip of Florida's challenge to com-
About Correspondents; Recipes .. 501 OrleansFloridatook the Grand Sweep- larger fruit ; 3d, weight ; 4th,
EDITORIAL--Contents More Gall Riverside California for the meed
; ; -. pete on ground
Accepts the Challenge 502 stakes Premium for Citrus Fruits over smoothness of rind ; 4th, thickness of
The Way it is Made; The Size of it; an of excellence, it were the part of mod-
Orange Analysis 503 California aud the world-in the lan- rind, the thinnest rind being rated
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.... .. . .. 6 el3) esty to await the result of the contest ;
MARKET REPORTS.. .... ... .. ..... .. 503 guage of Parker Earle, "the Florida highest ; 6th, absence of pulp, includ-
METEORLOQICAL .... .. ... ... 503 but shades of the Immortal Gods,what
MARKETINGOranga Depression, the fruit growers have ken this, the greatest ing tenderness of membranes ; 7th,
Cause and*Remedy; Don't Like the place has Modesty in this brazen gal-
Auction;Three Ways of Selling; How honor offered by my department ; juiciness ; 8th, sweetness ; 9th, vinous,

Can Disposed Future of Crops at Fairly of Florida Paying Orangesbe Rates? Notwithstanding our repeated arraign- axy ? quality, including all the properties of
Shipping Fruit. .. .... . 504 ment of the statements of the P. and
. THE FARM-Value of Ashes, Burning logson Riverside Accepts the Challenge. flavor ; 10th, seed, entire absence
the Land; Diversified Crops; Spe- H. and its persistent refusal to publishthe Ten
cial Manures; Hay; Profitable Crops; Referring to our suggestion that a being perfection. representing
Why Not? Ground Bone............ 505 grounds for its claim or the factsin
perfection under each of these ten
FLORIDIANA-A Cracker Home;The Lazy Navel exhibition be held in River-
Floridian; Why Not; Living at Home the case, disregarding the certifiCate of hundred indicating
Clay County Farmers who raise all r side, Cal., during the session of the heads, a score one

they need for food. ... . .. .... .. 506 of awaid we received and the gold I rticultural a perfect fruit according to this
From West Putnam, Crops and Farmers American Society in

will, What do a Industry Colored and Man's Perseverance Abundantharvest medal we hold, with brazen effronteryit February, 1888,.in which Florida be scale. We submit these rules to the

Phosphate, Wire Beds Grass, Indications and Scrub of a Grass large; thinks by sheer reiteration and em- invitt d to compete against California, Press and Horticulturist. If they can

bed'In Alachua County.... .. . .. 507 phasis to impose on the gullible pub shall be to
STATE ITEMS. .. ....... ..... .... ... ... 507 entries being restricted to this variety, be improved we glad accept -
lic. the decision to be rendered under the the amendment, if not, why not

Our gardeners are just learning that Never was truer word uttered, than "Florida rules" by five judges appointed accept them ? Making a scale by

asparagus is especially adapted to. that of Barnum's, "the people like to by the above society. The which to pass upon the excellence of

Florida, growing finely and provingvery be humbugged." In working up that competition to be for the orange an orange would be rather out of the

remunerative when properly stupendous .humbug, the California championship of the United States, line of the American Horticultural

treated. See instructions for culturein boom the country has been flooded the award to be held subject to chal- Society. We shall be very glad to

our garden department in this issue. with misinformation, for instance a lenge by the State producing the leave the other conditions of the con- '
Canadian correspondent writes us test to this Society, but it seems to us
Reader !I' do you want the best poul finest oranges-the Riverside Press we had better agree as to the scale by

try journal in the world? You can "People here are much interested in and Horticulturist says : which the fruit shall be judged.

the growing industry in Flor- _. ..
get it for 25c. The American Poul- orange "Riverside will accept the challenge -.
ida ; many and varied are the ques. thrown down by Florida with this Newspaper promises are at a discount -
try Journal is recognized as the lead- tions asked; some of the ideas now and that is that is don'tgo
modification, they are with many ; the fact we
ing publication of its kind. To all prevalent are very erroneous ; one, to have something to say about the much on promises ourselves-per-

who send us $2.25 in cash, we will send which seems to be widespread, is that rules by which the fruit is to be tested.It .
formance is far better. Still we thinkour
took three ,
California medals
gold over
the DISPATCH and American Poultry would be manifestly unfair for either
Florida at the New Orleans exhibi readers will in
for See California or Florida to draft the rules, indulge us assuringthe
Journal clubbingoffer
one year. tion. A short while before I left whereby the fruit should be judged, many friends of the DISPATCHwho
elsewhere.We .
-_ Florida I saw a contribution in the but we are perfectly. !.. willing t.iat the have expressed to us their appre- .
r DISPATCH from the pen of Rev. Jas. iJ
American Horticultural should
have received from our correspondent Society ciation of recent improvements that
of Island Home
H. White
) treatingthat make the rules and select the judges.
E. H. Hart. of Federal subject in a very clear manner. We should object to Florida either the good work is not going to stop

Point, some fine specimens of his Should you have a copy of the DIS- making the rules or selecting the with present attainment. We propose

Hart's Late, or Tardiff Orange. It PATCH of that date, would you kindly judges. extensive improvements in matter and

is now at its best, its abundant juices send it to me, that I may ease the Riverside will give a hearty wel- appearance in the near future, includ-
minds of a few of the misinformed.
well matured and highly flavored.'I Indian river oranges are the favorite come to the American Horticultural ing new type, fine paper, original illustrations -
Society if they will hold their Pacific
The rind and membranes, however, here, and command good prices, even Coast meeting next winter in River- new departments, and an

are still firm, showing no signs of, when imported fruit sells at twenty- side. We will at the same time holda enlarged corps of contributors. For

breaking down. The fruit will retain five cents a dozen." fair and invite Florida to make an all of which we can offer no better
earnest that the accomplishment of
its perfection certainly for a month, Fortunately, we were able to send exhibit, and we take pleasuro in accepting the

and probably two months, longer. our correspondent the history of the the challenge made by the past -year.-__ .... _

New Orleans competition he desired. DISPATCH.As Mr. Hawkins, of the Lake George
All farmers whose object is to the abov::> challege is made to
pro We have heard of "Snatching victory Nurseries, has sent us a WashingtonNavel
the Press and Horticulturist take
duce a "special crop, should also we
raise all the small truck necessary for from defeat," but this scheme of I the liberty of answering it in behalf of leaf measuring eleven inches in

liberal home consumption. snatching the laurels from the victor's the people of Riverside, and as they length by seven in width. .


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The Way it is Made.In same time the organic compost upon Doctors railed. 1
GTceenless, Randall, Ark.,
notice of Mr. Hutchin- which the fertilizer is "built up" is in
our hasty -- ---- with pleasure to the

son's fertilizers, last_ week, we omitted itself an exceedingly valuable compo- -- -. : No prescription ever
nent part especially so for our sandy than a temporary suppres-
several important points and we trust I told
on myself. was
soils which largely deficient
I '
Is a 2!- Tonic. I concluded
will in
our readers indulge us giving a humus.
after two doctors had
more detailed account of these fertil- Mr. Hutchinson will furnish to or- and HOME the chills. One bottle

izers and the way they are made. We der a fertilizer containing a greaterper Two cure."
R. A. Robinson & Co.,
believe in patronizing home industry, centage of potash. for peach trees. to to any foreign ; Druggists, Louisville, Ky.

thousands of dollars are sent out of For the FLORIDA DISPATCH i- -< : Union The by Druggists generally.
the State every year for fertilizers The Size of It. on change the Seed Hull Ashes

which might, just as well]], be kept at While we are discussing and esti- ceipt comes is a percentage of Potash
what will be the extent of the Phosphoric Acid, and are
home, we have the raw material l in mating the best Fertilizer for
this it is well to keepin .
orange crop year, When .
muck marl and phosphate beds,
our mind the fact that we will probably the old and Prices.
in the millions of fish that throng our know little until "the returns are allin" Oil Company,

waters, and other natural resources next spring. at registered the 18.Broadway N. Y.

for the manufacture of fertilizer But it is interesting to know what or COSTA postal, -rigertitocs--

enough to enrich all the cultivated may be expected from the various sec to
tions. Having just made a pretty gen- The WINTER, Mandarin, Fla.
lands of Florida and Georgia other TURAL
eral examination of the groves on the large 4
crude materials used in the manufacture south side of Orange Lake, with all of the Well Tools.
wherever of Well Boring Tools for
of fertilizers, chemical and com- which I have been familiar for several It is ONE J. CKAWSHAW, Jr.Lawtey .

mercial, can be laid down as cheaply years, I believe it can be set down as tate DIUMS, IN I Fla.
here as in the great markets of the probable the number of boxes shipped sirable Hotels, Howard- .**-,-Eustis, Fla.
from that locality next winter will not
North. It is therefore with rapidly and Land
peculiar agent.
exceed one half of the number shipped
and taken
satisfaction that we recommend a fertilizer through the season lust closed. furnished.orange trees Taxes paid.
Ou eI
of domestic manufacture whichwe It is a pleasure, however, to add, inch 81.00 for per Terms mooer-

know, from personal knowledge to that up to the present time, there is no Preferred 1--4-
appearance whatever of rust in any of $1.40 Stock Farm.
worth the
be good-to be fully price inch for
the "South side groves," while at this 10 per Heifers in Calf to Panic
asked for it according to accepted time last year, its prevalence was !. 20 Jersey Cattle Club.
standard in any market, and better plainly indicated. The fullest fruiting 30 dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454,
of butter in
still, to give satisfactory results on appears in the natural stand groves, EVERY THE: 10,330, was sired one by year.the

. application, which is the test after all while the transplanted bearing groves those No. 2,460-Panic's
show the greatest dearth of fruit. calf sold for $12,000.
determines the value of fer
which a sold for is
CHARLES V. HILLYER. 3,187, $10,000, a

, tilizer. Fernandina, Fla.,June 1, 18&7. __ __ No.bCURADEH 2,454-Panic's.BROS.g. g.
Mr. Hutchinson begins at the muck 4
Leon County,
Orange Analyzed.The
bed he has inexhautible .--

a practically Can -- -- -

supply of pure humus-not black sand Journal rf Chemistry gives the Navel way.'r"o I' buy Florida the following Floral Flow-Per-

but decomposed vegetable fiber, this following analysis of an orange pur- nearest at 45 West Bay St.:

is taken out and treated with lime and chased in the Boston market : per 1 M, Roses of any kind,

allowed to stand until thoroughly The skin weighed 67.5 grams, whichis Norton liability, Cape lb. Jasmines at 10 cents
23.53 per cent. The seeds weighed
"sweetened"-until the acids Pierce, ;
are con-
6 grams, which is 2.84 per cent. The Leaves and Cuttings,
verted by action of atmosphere and pulp weighed 182 grams, which is ', at 4 cents per: lb.

alkali into "plant food." Twenty ton 73.83 per cent. The skin contains in ian Jessamine, 30 cent

lots of this muck compost are then 100 parts : Water and volatile oil, Circular giving full direc

placed in the cow pens under seventyfine 78.00; organic matter, 21.40 ; ash, etc.
.84. The pulp contained in 100 parts :
head of cattle where it remainsfor quarters .
; Grape sugar, 4 3 ; cane sugar, 4.2; in eter. ;
a week, until it is thoroughly satu- free acid, 1.0. The free acid consistedof lings of

rated with the droppings both solid about equal parts of malic and cit- 't..0"".& .wwti, .as::............ <
I and liquid, and well trodden by the ric acid. The ash contituents of the a JO 1UaA.V w:4 .4--"o ww- 3D.

orange were as follows : Potash, 38.9;
cattle. It is then removed from the 00
soda, 7.6; lime, 23.0 magnesia, 6.5; &
pens, thirty sacks of cotton seed meal feric phosphate, 1.7; sulphur, 2.9; Special UWlt{ ] ...O..(.OO..f.::-...<_...CO.:.. 8

(from long staple seed) are added, also silica, 6.2; phosphate acid, 14.1. : "3a

bone and of ----m..-- -. The t*
,ground sulphate potash; I and 4PolaAra J I n omM(Q
__ ____ an
in quantity proportioned to the phosphoric A high tariff'on oranges does not <*

acid and potash shown respectively -I. mean an increase in price to the con- rior ; ;>aJIO r" > aI
matoes z Zoo
in the guaranteed analysis of sumer. It simply means that the mil- the ,, -- --. -- --------- QQ V
lion dollars which to $2.00 ; ..
annuallyleave ;
the tree and vegetable or more I :
orange medium ; :: I eager i uq ..!.8880-. ..< mp,4B
ures. The very best obtainable com- this country for foreign fruit will $1.00 to ; 4c11 Qm ..=

mercial article of bone and potash is go to the Florida orange growers in each. _u -- --_ r 3

used. These ingredients are thoroughly payment for the half million boxes of Special l .ll$Q I i _ta5r__: fiN: v ..!..i.-.

mixed and the entire mass dried-and tf oranges now literally thrown away, ----'BaJ- I I 8t i""
owing to the market being controlledby eooocioce. ?* -o
(5 F-
mnmJUJnT'' t tr-r1" 00
ground in a mill. The moisture which an organization of importers. ; __ Z Ii

the muck absorbs is not weighed in fruit :'; I WGCi 0j& a; .2 :o

these fertilizers.It Having a Scotch Colly female ._-

puppy, about six months old affected amO.1'8g I. i...maBalQ'
will be seen that this is not "
with I desirous of i
No '
"staggers, am i U gg f3 fli
muck preparation in the ordinary knowing what will cure or prevent the found
-- )
:. .: :. :. .: :. :.
but contains same with
sense, great per cen- ; : : s* f '
tage of ammonia, ,potash and phos- Last season I lost a splendid dog of: with ; :1. ::i.i:: ..:00.>d! Iea
_.. .
the same stock with a like disease.A them ; :"' IQ as :.. .... I
phoric acid the
important ingredientsof
speedy reply through the columnsof your ; H aA W" pAal
all fertilizers-as the best "high a::I as :=
the DISPATCH will be
appreciatedby them ::U!:= := !is: iller.
grade" fertilizers in the market, at the JNO. Y. DETWILER. either &: &3

I .



604 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.-- [JUNE 13 1887. .

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I would be glad to see the present its back. But no more auction sales It is morally certain that the buyer

!&rIthtuFor ( farce played out, as I want a profit on We of these parts will never loo-e any will not pay high figures when all

.. .. .. my fruit when ready for market.I more oranges. We propose to sell to our markets are full and over full.
called the business as now exhib- purchasers on the premises, or to hold Shall we ship to wintry regions and
the. .-FLORIDA- DISPATCH- :- ited to us a farce. Last fall when them on the trees until they will bring there hold for the chances of improved,

ORANGE DEPRESSION. growers were not realizing a cent money in the markets. We are hope prices, or shall we arrange for inspec-
apiece for the fruit sent North, I pricedthe ful that the northern part of the State tion and storage at home, each "dis
The Cause and Remedy.' fruit offered on trains all alongthe will conserve its fruit or manufactureit trict" uniting to provide storage for

',Some of.,your contributors have/said Ohio river country. Not a train into wine, preserves, etc.Ve, too, all fruit at reasonable rates, deliveredfor
that the depression in the orange business boy would sell an orange for five cents. are more than ever hopeful of the its care and inspection.Let .
is (1) all owing to the practice of You must take two for fifteen cents or profits of orange culture. We have the sales be by offerings of a

rushing! green fruit into market until pay ten cents apiece. This is a com- had a fine season and some parties general management at Jacksonvillenot
prices are so demoralized as to be past mon experience all over the North. have made money on vegetables. The (( auction) which shall be authorized -

recovery. What other elements are wanting to rainy season is just about upon us by the directory of each district as
2. Another that it is all owing to complete the farce, except it be for now and when I write again I hopeto represented in the general manage-

the machinations of the rascally commission the growers to go on supplying or- speak of the orange trees being ment.
men. anges for what these Northern sharpers "white with bloom." Yours truly. Of course many persons must: have

3. Another that the lowest depres- please to pay, and they see it is WM. P. NEELD.P. advances on their fruit which should ,

sion was brought about by the "Fool" not always necessary to pay anything. S.-My figures are net for the be given on delivery at the local de
Fruit: Exchange. What wonder that the orange market season from about lt of January to pository. '

4. Another tHat it is all due to competition is glutted, when growers will supply to 15th of February, 1887. N. Relief from damaging competitionmust
of foreign fruit produced by them for a half cent down to nothing, --.- be had in some way or ruin will

labor at thirty-five cents a day, and and the retailers will not let the people For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ensue.

transported at twenty-five cents a box, have them for less than seven anda I Three Ways of Selling. How, then, can it better be secured ?

all of which combine to plague us be- half cents apiece. By the time the According to request made by What to do with the surplus whenan

cause adequate' tariff is collected on I fruit reaches the consumer the price is Florida Fruit Exchange in issue over production occurs ?
foreign oranges. : so high as to be well nigh prohibitory. your M. L. WOOD.
of May 16th, will find below a
5. Another charges all to the extor- Bananas brought twice as far sell for statement of the you sales made during the Oswood, near. :MIcanopy-. Fla., May 16, 1887.
tion of the railroad companies. onecent apiece in the North, and are For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
season just closed, of :
6. Another says it is all due to the on sale; everywhere that oranges are, 1887. oranges Shipping Fruit.

market being overwhelmed with rusty, as well as many places where oranges : Jan. 20. Sold eighty-seven boxes on "Probably the first successful attemptto
inferior fruit; and that fine fruit often have no sale. The cause, too high Jan.the 26.trees Returns to shippers from at Florida$1.25. .Fruit., $IO7JO import fresh tropical fruit in a spe-

sells'for the'same price as the inferior prices asked. Can we doubt a general. Exchange on seven boxes oranges cially prepared or cool, chamber was.
sold in Boston Jan. 13.33Feh.
kind, the difference being overlookedin starve out will follow such a state of I 12. From Wessels shipped & Co.6th-z.net, New made by Messrs. Scrutton, Sons & Co.,
the flood of sour russets. affairsV.. E. DRISCOLL. 6th York, on seven boxes fruit, shipped Jan. of Gracechurch street, in the steamship
same quality as shippedto
There are other reasons given, to Manatee, :Fla., May 23, 1887 Exchange on same date, net.. 5.05 "Nonpariel," in May, 1886. The con- .
which all trouble is << March 1. From Florida Fruit Exchange consisted of four hundred
our charged. on ten boxes, shipped Jan. signment
How 'will it do to compromise on For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. 10th sold in St. Louis, quality of bunches of bananas, some sapodilla,
fruit same as first shipment, net .. .80
the proposition that all these draw- Don't Like the Auction.I the bell-apple or water lemon and lo-
Average returns sold trees
backs have certain influence in In
hereby send you my report as requested without paying for boxes, picking, quat. subsequent consignmentsthere
wiping out the returns for our orange by resolution at were brought bananas, pineap-
a passed a wrapping or packing, per box, S1.25.
crop, many receiving no more than meeting of the Executive Committeeof Commission man, after deducting all ples, alligator pears, bread fruit, pa-
fifty cents per hundred net for bright the Fruit Exchange, as publishedin picking paw, limes, oranges and tomatoes.
expenses, except packing,
fruit. These fruits from British
issue of 18 1887. I did were brought
your boxes and wrapping, net, about
Ordinarily the first step in finding a not to of this Guiana, and arrived in excellent con-
care speak any more seventy two cents. Fruit Exchange
for of the ills of life is dition after of
remedy any to auction feature of the Exchange, but after deducting all a voyage twenty-one
find( the In the business expenses except The cool chamber board the"Nonpariel"
cause. orange since it is and the days. on
' requested managersseem picking, packing,boxes and wrapping,
so far, finding causes has been to cling to the idea of continu- about eighty-three cents. Deduct had a capacity for nearly

very easy, but not one of the proven ing the auctions in the future, as I for all expenses prior to shipping for twelve hundred ills \of} the orange business has been judge by the catalogue of auction i boxes, and and by means of a refrigerating ma-
picking, packing wrappingper
met, with, a .successful remedy. One sales of fruits from the Mediterranean box, fifty cents will leave for the chine fitted by Haslam, of Derby, a
short year ago it looked like organization which they have sent out to their production of the fruit as follows : dry equable temperature of about 39
would do for what it does for 41 maintained the
us patrons, with comments in circular Sold on trees, per box. . . . $1.25 to was during
foreign fruit. No one will say it has. form oh what? Commission man. . . .... . .22 whole voyage. This is probably the
of the six drawbacks showing-oh, my Fruit Exchange. . .... .. .. . .33 lowest for fruits
Anyone foregoing That-that we are nowhere! that temperature necessary ,
upon the business will seriously Florida The above figures explain them- otherwise it would be frozen and pos-
oranges are no go-no goodor -
cripple it If left unremedied, even if all I what? Here are these' foreign or- selves, and unless we can bring abouta sibly be spoiled. A regular temperature -

the others were satisfactorily disposedof. anges, perhaps netting the Dago across different result than obtained last of about 45 might, under ordi!
season, by sale through commissionman I circumstances, be sufficient to
the the who nary
ocean, or speculator gob-
As the matter now stands it looksas bles him at least $2 box or Fruit Exchange, the production keep well selected and not over ripe
up, per
though the remedy was going to be Well, then, Here is my statement, of oranges will have to be aban- fruit in good condition, and especiallyif
general"starve out" all around. The which is ,near enough correct to at doned. The proper remedies he within provision is made for keeping the
growers will finally starve out who try least condemn the auction system so the reach of the people of Florida, to air in the chamber as dry as possible.

to sell green and rusty fruit. The commission for as we of Florida are concerned : bring about a different result, if they Excess of moisture or want of proper
'men will have to be starved 44 boxes to commission men ,, .845 would only be made to see and thento ventilation very quickly affects fruitin
into a tairer and better course toward 130 boxes to the Exchange . ... 57 act upon them. A. MEUSER. these chambers,and hence it is only
the growers. The Exchange will haveto This statement is consistent with all Longwood, Fla., May>-.-21,<< 1887. by careful and systematic experimentsthe

be starved till it formulates better reports and rumors which I have required conditions can be exactly
plans than in the past. Foreigners heard from my neighbors. But the' obtained."
will have to be starved out by a tariff biggest point urged by us and againstthe How Can Future Crops of Florida The above paragraph, from a most

that they cannot pay. Transportation auction sales is the fact that our Oranges be Disposed of at interesting address by Mr. Morns, as-

companies must be starved for busi- fruit was good as it ever was, but stillit Fairly Paying Rates? sistant director at Kew, on "Fruit as

ness until they will do their part for a seemed to go about as other fruit Ordinarily the laws of trade, as reg- a Factor in Colonial Commerce" will
fair! share of the proceeds thereof. It sold at the time. All lots were sold ulated by supply and demand, indi- .certainly not be without interest to

is"not a very pleasant picture, but if regardless of quality as regards cate if there be produced more or less Floridians, especially to strawberry

we have not been tending to that end :. brights or russets. A neighbor told than the market will take at ,paying shippers who ship in refrigerators with

the past four years, will some one me he shipped twenty-four boxes, rates. If an over supply, then is it bad results. Perhaps the refrigerator : -
please say whither are we tending? among which were several boxes of better to glut all available marketsby car of North and South lines is a

To show that I am not a "bear" in finest Navels, but all went as one shipment of the whole output, carelessly arranged-humbug!

the market for orange groves, I will thing and at figures which caused him thereby banishing all chances of pay- We plead ignorance on the subject,
say that I:am engaged at the present to denounce the Exchange in the ing rates, or make the best disposition however, and would like to hear from

time, preparing and planting as largean "plainest English." But we have we may of so much of an excess- those who know, and who have no

orange, lemon and miscellaneous reasoned together and are still hopeful ive crop a's shall be necessary to diminish "axe to grind" in regard especially, to
fruit-"grove as my means will permit. that the Exchange will be our: sal- the offerings to quantities that ventilated crates versus refrigerators.
My interest is with the "bulls," hence vation. And so it will if we stand' to will'Be taken at satiSfaetory prices? P. w. R.


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;: them. The easiest and best way, how- Special Manures. to-day, and that act alone made him

I : The. Famn. ever, is to apply" ashes in a dry state A !practical horticulturist sums up I great.In .
and unmixed. Government there
our is no
the question of special manures on this
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH# : 4Diversified royal authority to compel farmers to
VALUE OF ASHES. Crops.In wise: plant what they ought to do. We
1884, from Sacremento alone, "When chemical analysis first demonstrated hear sometimes of compulsory educa-
Burning Logs on the Land. the farmers of California shipped 82-, that different classes of tion. How about compulsory farming?
f A friend of mine intends to clear a plants yield an a.sh of different com- Will farmers not see their inter-
250 of raisins in 1885 from
.. pounds ; the idea of
five acre lot of hammock (cutting position, special manures ests?
away about two-thirds of the trees) the same place, were sent 1,102,910 had its origin. By special manureswe --. 4Profitable -

and prepare the ground for orange pounds, and the crop of 1886 is saidto meant mixtures containing just Crops.
trees. He has read that burning the be still larger. We are told that the quantity of each ash ingredient The Florida Agriculturist submits

logs will greatly injure the soil. Do raisins cannot be properly cured in removed from the soil by an average the following facts and figures for the
yield of each While on a cer-
know if this is ? Or crop.
you of readers so can any Florida, but, as yet, as far as we know, tain soil and under a certain set of benefit of those who think that gar-
your give light
any upon
this subject ? A reply from one whose there has been no experiment sufficientto circumstances, experience may with- dening in Florida is not profitable:

experience would make him an authority I justify the statement. We can grow out difficulty establish a rule, scienceis Mr. C. B. Pelton, of Lake Helen,
would greatly oblige me. the grapes, and there should be little not yet enough advanced to lay planted one acre of early rose Irish
G. G. B. difficulty in curing them if we considerthe down a universally applicable princi- potatoes, on high land. He used 835
IJellevlew, Fla.,June 2, 1887. ple concerning special nutrition of the worth of Mapes' Vegetable Manure,
The immediate effect of burning improved apparatus now in use as various classes of cultivated plants. and gathered 170 bushels of the finest

large log heaps is to injure the vitalityof a factor in the solution of the problem.But As a rule, special manures are of no tubers ever seen in v this section of the

the soil beneath, which will yield from Southern California are practical benefit. The improvementof State, and as fine as the most fastidious -
the soil involves numerous changes, could wish for. These
also made shipments of almonds, chestnuts potatoeswere
for several thereafter.The .
years both in physical and chemical character -
shipped to the Northern market
ashes are, however, valuable, if and walnuts, which it is very cer- ; the !same! soil has a different composition and sold for $2.50 per bushel, makingthe
smaller heaps are made at frequent tain could be successfully grown here. ; in different years. In agri- gross receipts from the acre of
In every large grove there are waste cultural periodicals are reports of land $425 and the
intervals so that the ashes can be amount to expensesof
places, where, for some reason, the thousands of experiments on the valueof shipment commission etc.
distributed by subsequent plow- orange does not do well, and in all of manures. We find, however, the bly did not exceed $75, making the
ing, or if the ashes are scattered these some paying crop or tree mightbe most conflicting statements and a chaosof gross expenses $135, and the profit
broadcast they will be found of great made to assist in bearing the bur- results, there are instances of nearly $290. If there is any section of our
benefit to the soil. den of expense. It is in the low places every proposed featilizer increasingcrops country that can equal this we would
One hundred pounds of wood ashes that the pecan or walnut does best, and as many instances of fail. like to hear from it.
and these might make the spots in the ure. We, however, continue to ex- The following communication
received -
contain sixteen
pounds of potash now covered with unsightly if there were
periment, as a possibilityof just as we go to press, gives
worth eighty cents ; three and one- briars and weeds as profitable as any. proving that for each kind of crop, i some more information on this sub-
half pounds soda, thirty-two tents ; The Greenleaf Grove, on Lake George, or each variety of soil, there is a spe- ject; t
sixtyseven pounds of lime and magnesia is one of the most profitable in the cific and unfailing fertilizer. They TITUSVILLE, Fla., April 12, 1887.
State, yet there a few hundred walnut likewise made evident that what is this
I have
worth eighty cents five and I just dug my early rose pota-
; be
'trees might put out without the year a good application for a certain toes and they turn out at the rate of
one-half pounds of phosphoric acid least damage to the trees. and. soil have action
orange crop may no 420 bushels to the acre. I think thatis
worth twenty-six cents. These manu- Like all new industries, the businessof next year and what is now inapplicable very good for a dry spring.F. .
rial elements are worth in cheapest fruit growing in Florida must be may prove highly! useful at some .. B. SACKETT.
commercial form $1.16 per hundred cleared of many little excrescences be- future time. The principles above s4 I
j fore we can figure out our exact profits. stated, taken together with the fact For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
pounds. A correspondent of the Besides the increase in value the
by that the physical adaptation of soils to Why Not?
Practical Farmer says: better appearance of the whole, from crops indefinitely varied and constantly -
"Dry, clean wood ashes are worth these waste places in the future will changing also demonstrates very A recent writer in the DISPATCHasks
more than twenty-five cents a bushelto be taken more money than from the clearly that there can be no special why not use the cotton seed meal?
any farmer who wants manure. same extent of territory in the regular fertilizing panacea." The cotton seed can be had at $12 to
$16 ton, the meal from $20 to-$23.:
You can scarcely use them on any grove. From a spot once consideredan .-.-4 per
crop without; very sensible results. A eye-sore and vexation, Mr. Tiffany, Hay."Several Some of the best farmers in Georgia
handful thrown around the cornplantsat of San Mateo, has been shipping the million dollars' worth of prefer the seed to the meal, and I knowof
the first hoeing will greatly increase finest vegetables for two months, and hay is imported from Canada every no reason why I should use the meal
their'growth and give them a highly he still has a crop which makes the .vear., unless it is to foster a monopoly, make
dark green color ; scattered in the hill mouth of the visitor water. It is from So says'an exchange.If the rich richer, and the poor poorer,
before the potato is covered, or about these low spots, so long considered this be true, .then there is no by compelling the poor farmer in Mid-
the*hill just before hoeing, will have valueless, that the vegetables come to doubt of a market. Next, as to trans- dle Florida to sell his seed for$5 or $6
similar results ; sown broadcast on the the tables of Palatka'and Jacksonville. portation. Quincy is not making any per ton, and let the American Oil
mowing fields at the rate. of as, :small Those who make a specialty of truck effort to get a Georgia connection.But Company make 200 per cent. out of it.
amount as five bushels to"thf; acre, will farming ship North almost entirely, Tallahassee is, and will doubtless : M. C.
greatly increase the '''growth and color and little of their crops are sold in succeed in the Thomasville Ga., 4 .
\ of the crop. Besides this their bene- Florida. It is in this way that our movement. So on the east, 24 miles, Ground Bone.
ficial results will continue for several orange growers are showing their determination on the west 20 miles, at River Junction Perhaps nothing is more permanentin
years in succession. to make of their fruit a on the northwest 12! miles, Face- its character than this article,,if it
Strewed,over young cabbage plants, cash crop, and rely for their expenses ville, we have communication with can be had of genuine quality. It is
squashes, melons, or any of the garden on the other products of our soil, whichgo the market world. slow in its operation, but it imparts a
vegetables, such as I tomatoes, beets, far to making us self-supporting, as Last year Mr. Henry Durr, put upa gradual richness and leaves the soil,
'onions>turnips or carrots, wood ashes well as healthy and contented. packing screw by his livery stable even after it has been cropped, better
not only tend to disturb the insects During our long summers we must and baled hay. He tells us that the than it found it.
that.infest. the plants,but have a decided have vegetables and milk, or travel is hay he packed for his stock saved him ---.._
o influence on their growth and a necessity. Health can not be kept one hundred dollars, at the corn and When cows and horses lose appe-
quality.- All the ashes made on the up if the grocer alone supplies our fodder calculation, for that season. tite, and refuse food altogether, unless
farm should be collected with care, tables, and the possession of a garden vVe heard several persons say that i signs of injury or other cause of depression -
t kept dry and applied to the crops. spot in the midst of the grove or con- they had plenty of that stuff Mr. Durr are discernible, they may re-
Nothing could be better for the tiguous to it, is very far from being a was packing, and did not know it was ceive, twice a day, a tablespoonful of
young orchard. Spread ashes broadcast misfortune. 'When we learn how to of any use. Others looked at the the following mixture, which may be
o over the surface, the roots will occupy these spots unsuitable to the screw, and the packing,pretty much as given in corn meal : One pound gen-
find it. It is better to use a moderate orange with vegetables, or cane, or the subjects of Frederick the Great tian, one pound fenugreek, one ounce
quantity annually than to apply a nut-bearing trees, or grass for a cow, did at the Irish potatoes in Berlin, sulphur,one ounce copperas,one pound
large amount .at one time. Ashes then the necessity for summer trips with contempt and laughter. The black antimony, eight ounces bicarbonate -
may: be safely used in composts of and vacations, with all their attendant king changed their tune, and, by a I of soda The ingredients are
loam, muck, straw or dry.fibrous materials evils, will be greatly les. ned.-Pal royal edict, made the farmers plant cheap, and are found in nearly all
;i they would tend \to reduce atka News. the potato, the bread-crop of Germany condition powders.

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open yard, without a shade .tree near terfere in the least with the generalcrop. weeks. Our hammocks are well adapted -
ploridiana it. We haul water for drinking, cook- Here is the first of May ; the to vegetables, and grow them to
ing and washing purposes, from that bean, cabbage and squash crop almostall perfection, but our light pine landsare
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH lake you see just a quarter off. I gathered and sold with gratifying deficient in potash and humus, in
: have failed to obtain water by dig- "returns." The field crop not neg-- consequence of its yearly fires, which
A "Cracker's" Home. ging. A cistern I have never had lected, because the women and 'children have consumed the fertilzers which
While off on a jaunt of rest away constructed. I inherited through my gather the vegetables. Tomatoesare nature intended should be returned to
down in the "Land of Flowers," I wife five hundred head of cattle, her coming in ; first shipment this the soil ; for this reason they must be
wandered away from the railroad patrimony of a once large estate, con- week ; peaches are following closely in supplied, and when so done, in suffi-
lines to get a glimpse of ''Florida in sisting of several thousand cattle, negroes the wake of the sale of this first remunerative cient quantity, vegetables can be
the original." The sandy highwaysare and lands. She is Florida born crop. Still:) the farmer is grown every month in the year.
an obtacle to a speedy and social and reared, and has never been out of busy, he and his pony pushing right A beautiful home can be made and
intercourse among families, communities the State. I am a Virginian by birth.I along. I am patiently waiting to see maintained in Florida at less expense
and towns, ten miles or more have so far failed in my attempts to when his interval of rest comes. Nothing than at any other place we know of
apart. This explains that, by noon, break up her devotion to her cattle. but rain pouring down keeps him this side of the Rocky Mountains. .
May the 6th, with mud boots, fowling You asked about the thirty young under shelter. He can plow in dry Reader, if you have no home
piece and game bag, I presented myself calves and yearlings you saw in the weather, and immediately after a rain. own, and see no way to get one were
, at the door of a Floridian proper, pen. We have seldom milked les3 Hard ground, impervious to the plow, you are, come South, young man or
just twelve miles from a railway station than thirty cows in the summer and mud and hot winds are not knownin old man, or whoever you are, come
on the .South Florida railroad. since we have been housekeeping, and his vocabulary. It is never too hot and see what others have done ; it
The madame,was off in a stove-room, no sweet milk to drink, as you ob- nor too cold, too dry nor too muddyfor may give you some idea of what you
a mere shack, one hundred feet from served at dinner. It is wearing her him. He and the rest of the "men can do. If you cannot come, write
the "big house," preparing the con- out, but I cannot enforce my wishes." folks" are not shut up, to the great and find out all you can.
centrated food, in the form of bacon, No conveniences did I perceive to annoyance of the female portion of the .
collards, corn bread, sweet potatoesand lessen labor or to spare the wear and household, for days and weeks?from "LIVING AT HOME."
black coffee, for' the "old man" I tear of the body. .The cow pen was the raging storm without, whittling, -
and the boys, who were just then coming one-quarter of a mile, the garden one- sighing, sleeping, croaking, smoking, Clay County Farmers Who.Raise
from the cotton field; The younger half mile from the house, and not cheering and spitting, or scudding over All They Need for Food.It
children, playing in the sand under a water ,to allow ordinary cleanliness. the snow in a sleigh,or skating for a pre- is not generally known that manyof
sour orange tree, notified the mater In stopping at other homes I discovered mium on the ice of a lake twenty miles our Clay county farmers "liveat
familias: of the approach of a stranger. the same or similar disregard for off. Only make the contrast-one home," i. e., raise their own
She dropped her work and hastenedto appliances which save the body from hundred and seven days of fine sleigh- meat and bread, and house all the
give me a genuine Florida welcometo extreme exertion and toil and lessen ing consecutively-Minnesota,the win- forage necessary for their stock. A
her hospitalities. Her dress was the exhaustion of the wife and mother, ter just past, which is that many daysof new-comer, after trying a few experiments -
homespun, made after a simple style, whose duties arc multiplicity it-elf.: i pleasure and pastime, while the average -I after his own fashion in the
showing her form to be one that had *'Oh, when will farmers learn to Floridian, so much crowded II I vain endeavor to teach the "Cracker"how
never Been perverted by the killing take care of their wives and daughters with actual work that he could; not to be a prosperous and progress-
corset. Her partly dishevelled hair, !1" I deeply sighed, when I passed spare his boys the time to attend the ive" farmer usually comes to grief, if
her finely cut features, fair skin and through the yard gate of this genuine free school. he has not a long pocketbook, before .
blue eyes, with her picturesque attire, Florida home. A TOURIST. "The lazy Floridian is a term of reproach he can retrace his steps and commence
would have afforded a much-prized .,.. applied to this most worthy, anew. Florida's sandy soil is peculiarto
subject to an artist. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH, industrious and honest American cit- itself, and the sooner the new-comer
On entering, I. took in the scene The Lazy Floridian. izen. RESORTER. finds this out the sooner he will thrive
hastily. The spinning-wheel,old, very This is an epithet of derision asso- -f--..- and prosper. There are numbers of
old, an heir-loom, was set back againstthe ciated with the swamps, alligators, Why Not? our farmers who, a few years ago,
house on the front porch, with a snakes and miasma handed down "Can't truthfully recommend anyone were penniless, but are to-day in independent -
half-bunch of woolen yarn on the through through the years of the past to come to Florida." We ask, why circumstances, made so solely
spindle, the reel stood at its head, the generation, and served to the credulousand not? The cyclones and hurricanes by strict attention to the cultivation of

wagon harness hung on a peg,the sad- uninformed to the.. detriment.. .ofthis have--not molested( us ; the blizzards their places.Among .
dle and bridle on another by its side. most wonderfully developing date. are all at rest ; the ice and snow scarce- these we might name Mr.
"Old Tige," the watch-dog, lay on a A drummer on one of his recent ly take a look this way ; there are no Charles Conway, of the Wilderness
hemp sack, alias saddle blanket, just rounds-a man who claims an inti- muddy streets, consequently no mudto neighborhood. Mr. Conway lives on
where it'had dropped when John'William mate acquaintance with Florida for be brought into the house. Our pinywoods lands, of the average qual-
hung up the. saddle. The skin thirty years-remarked, that the fleas, thermometer! has never got aboveits ity. He has home-made bacon in his
and clothes of children and all lookedas gnats, mosquitoes and the like, were nineties when at its greatest heat, smoke-house- from- one year to the- .
if they worked in the coal mines of! pests intended to give the "lazy Florid- and as our rainy season is in summerwe other, with a surplus of lard and meatto
Pennsylvania. This, I perceive, is'' ian" something to do. While I am have many delightful cool days, sell, and his crib is annually filled '
characteristic of the piney woods land, writing, May 5th, papers from Illinois and the winters are all that can be with oats, hay and corn. This year
it soils black. Dinner, in due time, and Indiana, just received, state that i reasonablj asked for or expected. he has sixteen acres in oats, which,
was annouced. Where so much genuine oat sowing is about over, and break- While the world labors under the although the season has been unusu-
good will was bestowed upon a ing of ground to plant corn in progress. curse, thorns and thistles will springup ally dry, look fine and will give a
stranger, and a Yankee, I could not Here in Sumter county, the harvestingof go where you may. 'They come i in handsome yield. Living far distant
suppress a "Thank God" for what was this crop is now at its full high tide. every form and fashion ; it is our workto from market, ''Mr. Conway has never
more than meat and drink, and a In ten days- the entire crop will have I overcome them, and there are many i turned his attention to fruit culture
sign of regret over this rapidly decay- been cut, and the ground off of whichit here competent to perform the task. only so far as to supply the wants of
ing characteristic of the American. I came ready for cow peas, pindars, We cannot expect to go out into the his family. This year he has a nice
showed my appreciation by partaking sweet potatoes,or a fine voluntary crop wilderness, where land is cheap, and crop of peaches, (from the so-called
heartily of the fare, for which the of grass (beggar-weed), making the can be had almost for the asking, and native family oi peaches) although the
change to this salty air had sharpenedmy finest hay. I have watched this lazy find all the conveniences of city life. last frosts were supposed to have nip-
appetite. A smoke and a rest on Floridian daily the few months I have Those who start out as pioneers to ped every kind except the "improved"
the front porch followed the dinner. been in the State. I have never make a home, and grove to support it varieties that are expected to dodgeall
The old gentleman had finished his known a man in agricultural pursuitswith must expect some privations,and manyare the frosts and then pop in ahead of
category of questions, as to who I was, fewer excuses for laziness. In willing to do this for the sake of a the "old fogies."
where from, what doing, and so forth.It November he sows oats, grinds his home they c uld not get elsewhere. Another blissful future of the Flor-
was now my turn to ask Questions, sugar cane for sugar and syrup, gathers Many kinds of fruit can be raised here, ida farmer is a boon which is the
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from which I gathered the following: potatoes, begins to ship oranges, such as peaches, pine-apples, guavas greatest of all boons-health. Mr.
"Twenty years ago I brought my works among his fruit trees, plants and plums, also berries, of all kinds, Conway has a family of a wife and
wife, then a bride, to this place. I cabbage, beets, turnips, lettuce and the soon give a fair return for labor and seven children, and during a life of
had but one house, that log cabin you like. In December the orange ship I expense ; while the orange is longer in twenty.one years of connubial bliss he
see just there. It was 'never finished.In ping is brisk, and keeps him lively coming to maturity being our best has never had to call in a doctor to
that we lived until this house was "rounding up the odds and ends of the paying crop so far, but the peach ma- administer physic but on two occa-
put up. She did the cooking out of year." January, breaking ground, tures so early that it may yet compete sions, and that was for himself for
doors until two years ago, when I pruning trees,and laying plans for the with the orange. Our strawberry sea- fever contracted while working in a '
bought a cooking stove. Then it was vegetable crop. This is put in first, son lasts about six monthshile: at swamp. Nor did he ever need a
that I erected that sHack out. in the before the field crops, and does not in- the North it lasts only about as many physician for any of the other mem-







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hers of his s family, his wife never the phosphate deposits of this county. year's yield, which was an excellent J. S. Crown & Son, of Rocky Point,

t having had a fever during her married He had specimens given him whichare sold one thousand dollars worth of cu-

I life! and his children being hardy at all found within one mile of the city, crop.Last year's oat crop of the Ethel cumbers which they raised on one quarter -
times.-Oreen Cove which will be examined with other of of
Meadows Stock Farm, near Tallahassee an acre ground. They were
.. phosphates. He is in the employ of a averaged sixty bushels per acre, probably the first cucumbers in the

FROM WEST PUTNAM. syndICate, representing over 81,000- and this year's orop is expected to do market, being raised under canvas.

000) who will develop the matter if still better.A. Who says truck raising will not pay
Crops and Farmers-What Indus- there is a prospect, and will endeavorto in Florida.-Alachua Advocate.It .
try and Perseverance Will DoA develop the phosphatic resources of P. Kott, the Brevard cattle king
Sanford four loads of does seem a little remarkable'to
.; Colored Man's Abundant brought to car
the State. On examination we find
cattle from his ranch June have ripe in the latter part of
# ,Harvest-Wire Grass and that they are embarrassed for want ofa Thursday, grapes
;"i "Scrub Stock. of the of 2d. They were shipped to the Savan- May, but Florida can produce them.
W map physical geography nah market. All the fruit in the vineyards in this
Our neighborhood is seven miles the State, or any satisfactory information section is now ripening fast. Colonel

f northwest of Interlachen on the Flor- of its geology. The lemon crop near Daytona bids Norton sent us this week several

ida Southern Railway, and six miles An expert chemist ,has visited West fair to be unusually heavy and of fine bunches of the "early dawn" varietythat

from Melrose] on Santa Fe Lake. This Florida and will also explore South quality. Many\ of the trees are not were delicious.-Lake Region.We .

! section is full of lakes, and the pine Florida. The surface indications are onl!) laden with green fruit but are

' is alternated with prairies which give not satisfactory, but deeper deposits,so blooming again.A have received from Mrs. J. J.

i excellent crops of corn and cotton. far as examined, are more satisfactory. watermelon received at the officeof Barr, a basket of beautiful peaches,
The Mr. Pratt himself well satis- containing five varieties, viz : Bar's
rolling pine and high hammock expresses the Kissimmee Leader measured
lands are specially adapted to the cultivation fied with what he found in this county, three feet seven inches in circumference Early Daisy, Barr's Late Daisy, the

of the fruits, of the citrus and should he find it in a sufficient the smallest and three feet' Peen-to, Barr's Cream, and the Honey,
and it will be bo way all fresh from the trees. The Daisiesare
quantity quality a !
family, and with us a man can make nine inches the other
his expenses while his is coming nanza for Gainesville and Alachua way. most delicious and the others are
into bearing. grove county. Mr. Zetrover, of Rochelle, has some as fine as anybody could want.-Mi-

: A neighbor, T. J. Rogers, has now With a syndicate the capital with peach trees, grown from Peen-to seed, canopy Gazette.

put in eight years of solid work, and which the company is possessed, which have borne very fine fruit this The Hon.W. A. Belcher, of De

18 ready to take a breath and show up should they develop the phosphate. season. They are round instead of I Soto, Hillsboro' county, says on Sep-

I his figures. In 1878, he came among deposits to such an extent as to find it.. being flattened like the parent. temper 23, 1886, he planted "cukes"on

us''with a capital of five cents '(which tojDe, a paying investment, it will add The Leesburg Commercial reports a a small plot of ground, measuringten

he yet keeps as. a souvenir.) Hebought millions of dollars to the resources of( crop of forty-three barrels of Irish potatoes by twenty-two yards. He com-

a few acres on credit and this section of the State. Further developments some of which weighed two menced shipping. November 19th and

worked for his neighbors whenever he will tell whether it be so or pounds each, grown on five-eighths of shipped one hundred and fifteen dol-

could get a job. When there was no- not.-Gainesville Record. an acre of land near Orange Bend. lar's worth when the frost destroyed

'where else l to go became home, and --- -- the vines which still held one half of
The cane is well ad-
sugar crop
worked wherever he be. the
happened to vanced and the in Levy crop.
At the end of three he had gtate Items acreage
years, county is at least three times as largeas What are they eating now at the
cleared field wide
a enough to support .. that of last year. This is one of I North ? Here we are waxing fat om
him and he then devoted himself
to I' Condensed From Our Exchanges. the most profitable crops our farmerscan fresh vegetables, such as turnips, cabbage -
his work. For
the five
own past years produce.Our carrots, string beans, peas, cauliflower -
he has supported himself and laid by Very fine apricots ripening near
squashes, new| potatoes, new
Ocala. farmers have into oats
some money. He has made from three gone ,
celery -
, 0 onions, beets, cucumbers, tadishes,
to four bales of cotton each year, and The rice birds have done great dam corn, sugar cane' potatoes, etc., to the tomatoes, strawberries, blackberries -
: always has for sale corn, cane, peanuts exclusion of cotton. Some few are
age to young oats in Jefferson county. plums, bananas, oranges, lemons
tobacco in small it
and meat. In the meantime, his planting a way ;
grove of two acres has been faithfully Red clover is two feet high and in will be engaged in quite extensively and watermelons.Eustis Lake Re-

I worked, now being in full bloom, and full bloom in a door yard at Palatka. another season.Bronson Times. gion.The
of Florida
truck farmers
worth over* two thousand dollars. Onions at Jasper weighing one and The fact that a number of orange the monopolists extant. It is
Others can come us and do and and one-half
among one-quarter one in this section which were
groves very a generally admitted fact that in mar-
r equally as well. each.
pounds tardy about blossoming are now put- in
keting vegetables, as marketing
! Ed. Davis, a colored" man who A one-year-old Satsuma bud at. ting forth blossoms in great numbers, everything else, it is necessary to pre-
"crops for Mr. Seigler made last
Whitney has twelve perfect oranges is making our orange growers happy.As cede your neighbor in order to obtain
with one mule fourteen bales of
year also does it all of Lake Re-
growing on it. U8.- This the Florida
profitable prices.
Sea Island cotton, avenging 350
pounds each, and forty bushels of A car load of watermelons were gion.Last gardener can without. difficulty, as
corn, worth in all $980. He he shipped from the Manatee river to Saturday the steamer Margaret\ the ice and snow is just beginning to
will,do still better next Chicago on the 1st. brought up to Tampa 1.950 crates. of harden nicely in other sections of the
year. tomatoes for shipment North from country when he is gathering his first
: All our farmers are putting in ex- Mr. Thomas Caruthers, of Oxford,
Manatee, and on the same day the tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, etc.
work their farms this anda
on has harvested
year, over 6,000 bundles of
Governor Safford carried 650 to
crates the
Then, again, owing to perishablenature
heavy will be planted Thereis sixteen
of land.
crop from acres
Cedar for North from sections of
Key shipment of products, the
a. desire to the '
"looks growing of things "improve.fences' and .' .The Quincy Herald says that speci- the same place. Florida devoted to_trucking must necessarily -
t' tgo;;
... > 'T ,- mens of phosphates have been foundin be confined to locations that
The Oxford truckers
houses are being .repaired: .and our are gratifiedin
the western part of Gadsden county.A firm Olivit Brothers are amply supplied with transportation
neighbors are "sprucing, up. Wire finding one ,
grass is about four inches''' high, and fruit grower near Sorrento haa 335 Washington street, New York, facilities. But because gardeners in

our "scrub stock" is coming out of the nearly one thousand peach and plum who deal fairly with them ; but regretto Florida have these advantages over

winter kinks. trees, mostly of the Peen to and Kelsey say they have been scorched by one those in other portions of the country,

Ducks are still with us, and the boys varieties. G. L. Lawrence in the same street of it does not follow a matter of course

don't let them forget their haunts are the same city. that all gardeners in the State accumu
The Palatka News reports a cassava late fortunes. It requires the most
open secrets. root, grown up the river above Palat- The orange trees are holding the constant and presistent labor to
If nothing happens to the orange ka,nine feet in length and seven inchesin entire crop of fruit put on in the achieve success in this business. The

,, crop there will be more than the usual diameter.A spring. During the dry spell in May season of labor is from January to

yield this season. Watermelons are the tree usually sheds more or less December and the working hours are
Cuban Queen watermelon at ,
to show and the will
beginning negro fruit but the month has been
I present All have
sunrise sunset. men
from to
soon be 1 :r'pv.-Putnam Hall, Fla., Ocala, May 27th, weighed thirty-one I and good rains have
an exception labor thus hard and
the ,
not to
pounds and measured nearly three energy
() ," I'l/ftkaNews.
orrupo7 fallen. Times.'
--e- feet in circumference.A Orange City as a consequence, some of them fail,

Mr. H. It Griner, of Anthony, has and generally attribute their failure to
Pl.C JP:: P!ATE BEDS. Kelsey plum at Francis measures
-4. just sent a number of samples of lum- other causes.-Semi Tropical.
seven and a half inches in circumference -
ber, consisting of yellow pine, curly
Indications of a Large Deposit in and still lacks two or three "
months of pine, red bay, ash, magnolia, oak, etc., ROT-NOT,
Alachua County.Mr. maturity.The to Vienna, Austria, by request of a For preserving Meats, Milk, Butter, Syrup
Pratt of Georgia, analytical oat crop is the largest ever harvested party of that country who desire to kind Cider in, and their Fruits natural and state.Vegetables Tasteless of,Odor-every

chemist, and son, of the State chemist in Levy county, running fully engage in the lumber trade in New less, Harmless.! Enough lor Wanted.five gallons,by

-:" of that State, has been here looking up twenty-five per cent. ahead of last York. mail KING'S, $1.A.Intelligent&AGENCY Agents,Ave.N.Y.City..

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this ]locality among the apiarists ; as ing from what I have experienced in HARDWARE !

.Poultry and.Jipia.Ir z all things both good and bad must carrying the dead body, it is not less,

have an ending, so we have every perhaps, than two or three hundred
reason to expect the unfortunate resultof pounds.Anderson's Travels in Southwestern -
: the freeze to our apiacultural inter- Africa.
Some of the Difficulties in Bee- will be of the -.--
soon a thing past.
Keeping.I From authentic reports of apiaristsin White Cochins. GEO. L. McOoNiHE,

have noticed that apiarists, upon the vicinity of Oak Hill, Eldora, White Cochins, as their name indi-
their arrival from the North Hawk's Park and New the
generally cates, are of a pure snowy whiteness
to the mode of bee- is that small (New Building Old Stand.)
try pursue same prevailing opinion a sur- throughout. Like all Asiatics, theyare
keeping practiced in that portion of plus may be harvested providing) the well feathered down the legs and

the country from whence they came; colonies] are in condition to take ad- outer toes. They are gaining now in 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fl .
and one of the most serious mistakes, vantage of it. Climatic influencesmay \ popular favor, and that without the
at least in my experience, was that of prevent the secretion of nectarin amount of printer's ink and wind that

placing my hives on the ground.ANTS. the buds grown on new wood, and some beeds have been pushed with.

in this matter our hopes are blasted.It One strong point in their favor is

If the bottom board comes in con- is not alwajs best to predict trouble, their substantial form and attractive Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware",
though it is often well to anticipate it, The fine manly form, Housefurnlshing Goods Granite and
tact with the ground it affords an ex- appearance. Agate Ware, Sash Doors, Blinds
cellent lurking place for those insects, should past experience warrant us in well built symmetrical proportionsand Oils, Agricultural Implements,
and from there they generally find so doing. Having in previous communications proud carriage of the male bird, Iron and SteelRopeBelting,

their way, without much trouble, to given some most discour- and the motherly hearing and downy Hose and Packing,Pumps,
some crevice where either the aging reports regarding the situation feathering of the hen cannot fail to Steam* and Water Pipe
top storyor and Fittings, Four
which I had believe shouldnot
reason to attact the attention and rivet the ad-
cover does not make a proper fit. Steel Galvanized
be concealed, I now feel the timeis miration of all who behold them.
Although when the bees have evena Fence Wire,
slight infusion of Italian blood, they not far distant (next season at the Their weight is 8 to 11 pounds for the Mantels, .
seem not to mind the invasion of the most) that it will be in a great measure male and 7 to 9 for the female. As Grates,

ant,provided they are sufficiently pop- profitable to come to New Smyrna and layers they are good both summer and Etc.ARont.

ulous; yet with the common black or vicinity to engage in apiaculture, pro-. : winter and are not as much disposedto
native bee they soon become discour- viding the climatic influences in relation set as the other Asiatic breeds.

aged and leave for parts unknown ; to honey-production in Floridabe They make most excellent and careful For

that is, I had a heavv swarm of native taken" into consideration. "Smart mothers. Chicks grow rapidly and
Alecks, and those who know it all, make broilers when twelve
good ten to
,come out, during my absence; Orange Lightning Powder,Far mers'Frlcnd
which immediately started for the are just as welcome in our ranks as weeks old. They are very hardy and and Boss Plows. Dangler 011 Stoves,
woods ; but they were finally stoppedand any, and after they pass: a season or can be confined by a three foot fence. Perry & Co's Celebrated Stoves and
two and in meth- Ranges, Southern (St. Louis) White
gain experience our
beautiful skin
hived lust on the outskirt of the Having a yellow they
ods citizens and Lead, Masury's Pure Colors In OH,
hammock, where they were allowed to are as good neigh- present a very attrActive appearance Masury's Railroad & Liquid
remain. bors as those who come prepared to when dressed for market much moreso
Upon my arrival home, some Pai'ntet, Fairbanks'Standard
three days afterwards, I went out to profit by the experience of those who than a dark-legged fowl. Their Scales.

move them to my apiary, when I are competent to advise. white, downy feathers are nearly as

found, instead of a fine colony of bees, JOHN.Y. DETWIl.EH. good as geese feathers.-North Westerr Work A
a very populous one of large red ants, /1 Farmer. .
---- --- i i
which had taken entire possession of The Ostrich.
the hive, dot a bee remaining.TOADS. Like ,
capercalia Europe
The condition of the colonies at this
ostrich has a_plurality! of \'ives-from Genuine Bargains.
writing (June 1st) is not what wewould
These pests (if they could be con- two to six, it is said. The breedingseason -naturally expect at this season

fined to the garden, where their meritsare would seem to be somewhat of the under ordinary circum-
appreciated,) are anything but desirable undefined, for I have met with nets stances. year Swarming has been retardedfor Being Sole Agents in the South for .

in an apiary where the hives in every month from June till October. some cause, the instinct of the bee CHICKERING, MASON *. HAMLIN, MA-
are placed on the ground. In the=\ Each female is represented as laying evidently dictating the advisability of THUSHEK, BENT & ARION

evening, about dusk, his toadship will from twelve to sixteen eggsand all in the proceeding. In our larger apiariesthe
saunter to the entrance of a hive and one and the same nest, which is simplya exception has been the ruletwoor PIANOS,

quietly proceed to "gobble" every bee cavity scooped out in the sand. three swarms being the most re
that dares to make its appearance on Both male and female assist in I ported. ,. ORGANS

the edge of the alighting board ; they hatching the eggs, which are placed Had swarming_ _been as common as .
will become so satiate! that for themto upright in order, it would seem, "that last year and others previous the loss
'move is almost Toad the greatest possible number be MASON &: HAMLIN, BAY STATE,
impossible. may
of the bees, if left to their own recourses -
yards are not of much service unless stowed within the space." When abouta would have been great and PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.. .

from eight to twelve inches in height, dozen eggs are laid, the bird, which the of feeding, with the great
expense Everyone given benefit of our one price system -
and very often tin bees in their haste, squats astride over them, with its legs scarcity of honey at this time, would and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
if there is pointed forward begins to sit. I have terms of payment,and payment of freight' assumed -
especially}? a good honey flow have been a burden to most; of our by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
will strike against them. If a persononly observed that on perceiving a man, instead apiarists. steamboat landing.

had a few hives, the yards mightbe'removing of running from the nest it not Small quantities of honey have -

during the day; but withan ; unfrequently l lowers its conspicuous been secreted from the bay and grape, I J
apiary of twenty-five more colonies I neck till it becomes in a line with the and the is
saw palmetto slowly com- VIOLINS GUITARS BANJOS AC- .
that would be almost an impossibility.C. ground, evidently in the hope that it ing into bloom. The present situation ,

may pass unnoticed. could have been much worse, and the CORDEONS
Hibcrnia, Fla.,June 1, 1887. The period of incubation seems to
future Letus
__ seems really encouraging.
--S -A w *- but the it be and all kinds of small instrunripntft! offered at
vary ; on average may be thankful. J. Y. D.New .
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH : lowest prices. Send for our illustrated cata-
about thirty-eight days. One or mole Smyrna, Fla.,June J. J887. logue.
From the
Coast. of the females are said to lay mean- .-.H

The outlook for the future of apiaculture while ; but the supernumerary eggs For bumble-foot, make the roosts -

in this vicinity is more encour- are placed outside the nest, and are low, and keep the afflicted fowls con-
aging. The past year has been one of supposed to serve as nourishment for fined. I' ArtlstflTIaterialN

discouragement to all whose previous the callow brood. If such really be Give.the fowls a chance to scratch Picture Frame, ..

interest, had centred in apiaculture.From the case, we, in this again, see a won and wallow ; it i ia their nature to Fine Pictures, .
present indications the Black derful provision of nature, in as much do so. Fancy Goods.Albums
Mangrove will yield sufficient bloom I as the chicken would be unable to digest Stationery \
from the growth obtained since the the indurated matter furnishod( by Shavings sprinkled jvith diluted We can save you money In anything In
frost carbolic acid wi 1 make a nest free Music, Artor Fancy Goods.!' Write us for
to subsist the colonies for the their too often sterile haunts.; prices. ..:

coming season, provided the buds now The ostrich when full grown stands from vermin. ....'

visible secrete nectar when in bloom. no less than from seven to eight feet, Poultry should have a certain pro- -:'
"Hope deferred<; maketh the heart and instances .. .
are recorded where indi- portion of ealt in their food as well as
sick," is an old time proverb, and no vidual birds have attained as much as animals, as it is necessrry to the promotion LUDDEN &. BATES, S. M.H.I ys,
where has it been more than in nine. Its is .
apparent weight proportional ; judg. of .health and thrift. SAVANNAH, GA. a.







Too Poor to Take a Paper. SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD.Central .

An editor in 800,000 ACRES ( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER MONDAY, May ZJ, 1887, 8:30 a m,Trains
his office
was sitting will leave and arrive as follows:

one afternoon when a farmer friend of SOUTH BOUND. NORTH BOUND.
his in. I .: uii i act.= r 05 .! cci,, .-r, ::- aiio lISo: I:1 I
came 11-:t: d.1 d. : :;z.co: : :;\ -
FLORIDA LANDSSituated I go sol o I : Oi g.O' ; w O a'x
Ol '
"Mr. Editor, I like your paper, but ;i Z'' Uzi Zi, Z ac .i cz. S-, ; >'' z: Z z z
c:: c::
the times are so hard I can t pay you Q!l2) EMI-, : 0 r C:: G 1 bt.z STATIOJ'lS. ttli .E..: ,: 0 I -I: as Cm
.. did
for it.* In the Counties of Nassau Duval O"I S.-) C.I ... .... 'I.Q.). j -- "Q") 1 Q Q .....1 _... ... .Q..)

"Is that so friend Jones ? I'm Columbia, Suwanee-Alachua, Lafayette, Marion a Zi2..., w ..::.....: w : 1 I c aAl i w w wA _
very Hernando, Sumter, Orange, Volusla, i I I rI r--

' sorry that you are hard up. I will Monroe.Brevard, Polk, Hillsborough, Manatee and ...- .. ..M? ":M:;.:.M I -A.M.I.::::. i Leave-Arrive.R. R. WharL. I!.P31.. -AM. -AM. .1 i -PM. I. ;

j give you my paper." o 8 40 4 401 5 00 10 201 4 40 !......Sanford ..... 1I5! 2 01 8 20 1 00, 5 35 3
3 S 50 4 48'' 518 10 321; 4 55 :......*Belair....... 112, 150, 8 0812 4S: 5 18 3 331,
i "Oh, no I 11 can't take it as a gift. TOWN LOTSIn 4 ". ...... ... .........j 1 ...... 'Crystal Lake..111'': ..... ., ...... ........I ...... ......
"Well then let how 5 ,18. i 55.:;.. ... 5: ..... ....._, ......* Bents...... 110j' 145; 8 (03); _......! ...... .. ...
me see we 23.
can .
the Towns of Kissimmee, Winter Haven, 10 I 9 051! 48:; 5 ,10 51/ 5 25, ,...Longwood.? 134 I 1 5012 37 4 58 310
I fix it. You keep chickens, I believe?" Gordonville, Bartow, Auburndale, Lakeland, la. 9 13"5 04: 5 11 ((17 5 4.31. ,...Altamonte "'.,110'2/1/ 211 737 j 12 30t 4 30 258

I "Ye few but don't Seffner, Mango, Orient, Eagle Lake, Haskell, 14 9 1812 07 5 421;: 11 13. 5 55' :......_1\Iayo.jI01i 1 201 730112 261 I 420 2 50
a ; they bring Kathleen, Kichland, Dade City, Owensboroand 15; 9 0 10 5 1125 610 ..._liaitland.....1100', I 15' 25il- M3. 4 15 245
anything hardly." Pemberton.A 18,930 518: 558' 11 40' 630 '- 97!: 107,7, 1512 151 400 23.5

Map and Descriptive Notes showing the 20 I, ...... ....- ..... .. ...., ... ...WlnterPark..i... 9,51 ......; ......1..1 ...... .
I Don't they ? Neither does my pa- location of these lands will be furnished 22 : 9 45 5 30: 615.1 12 7.30; .Orlando..1 93,12, 55,! 7 310 215

per cost anything hardly. Now, I application to the Land Department of the on, 25 ...... ...... ..... ....Ol .....I .11. 1 001, ......, ...... .....021 ...... ......
South Florida Railroad Company 261 9 5.5;)' 5 38' 6 251, 12 437 451; 8912 401 63711 491 300 152

; have a proposition to make to you.I Zll'' 9 581 .. ... ......I ....../ ......i .?*P1ne Castle...! 88112371 ... .... ...... ......
will 10 051 5 45' 6 3.5 12 55, 8 00, '.*Big Cypress... 85112 301 6 2511 42 I 2 48 140
continue your paper, and when GEO. Fox, 34:10: 15 5 57 6 50 AlI/ 1 131 8 ,..*McKinnon...; 8112) 20 6 131n 321! PM 232 1 25

you go home you may select from your 40110 30't6' 25 7 05 60011 1301, S 151, ..1ssimmee..., 75t121(.' 6 00111 '!' 905 215 1 05
Chief Clerk, 44110 .JO 633: 1 PM I 6 IOj PM ......: ...*Capmbells... 71,11, 4i A : 05 I' 850 Pat\ 1240
lot one chicken and call her mine. 52:10: 58, 652 301 9 40Lake Lock e.. 631125: 1044 S 25 12 08
Take good care of her and bring S \ I='OnD, FJLA. 57 11 15 7 02 I 'I 6 421 I'io 0'2; ....Davenport....I 5911 15 110321 810 1150
25' 7 5.3 1135 .
61'11' 710 6 52i 1017! Haines 54111/ 05 '
the proceeds, whether in eggs or in 68 11 42 7 241, I I 7 10 111, ; ...Bartow June..I 5.3 110 07 7 35 11 10
72 1153 731! 7 20 I X1125'' ...Auburndale.. 4311040 I 954 7 0.5 1050
chickens, and I will call it square. 77 12 03:; 7 3S 7 ((331 ,,11to I... *tFltzbugbs.. 9 44 6 50 10 35
"All right and the farmer chuckledas 83 12 18 752 0.51 '12 31) ....Lakeland.....' 3211015( 9 306, 32 1010
; 93 12.J3 S 12 !Its 35! J 20 ....Plant City.... 9 b3 9 05 5 45 9 25

he went out at what he thought a 98 12 53 '.. I I 8501 .....w'', .......*Cork..I 221 938 ...... 525 ... ,
clever He the 103 1 0.5 8 32i' 9 051, ;I I 2 05. ....... ....... 121 9 27 8 35 5 08 S 40'
bargain. kept contract e 105 J 12'' 8 38, 9 22'' 215! ...... Mango...... 10; 922 I 18 20 5 00 8 ((11

I strictly, and at the end of the year t 1 109'' 1 201 ..... 9 33 ......: ......*Orient...... 6; 915 ...... oj 48 ......
115 1 9 00; : 9 50 2 551! Ar Tampa Lv 0,, 9 00' I 8 00 4 30 7 30'
found that he bad paid about four por I PM'' AMI I I PI A fPM I PMI: P '

4 prices for his paper. -.-Flag i tlon8.- 'l.i ins.N o. a and(j eave from and arrive at J., 'J.'. & K. W. lJepot. No. 3,

He often tells the himself and 6 Daily. Nos. I, 2, 4, 5,718, 9, 10, Z1 and 28, Daily except Sunday. Train No. 6 will stop
joke on only at Plant City, Lakeland, Bartow Junction, Kissimmee and Orlando. Nos. 2 and 3 stop
,e and says that he has never had the at Kissimmee for Lunch No. stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. 8 stops at Lakelandfor

The Finest and Best Poultry Journal in the Supper.
cheek to say that he was to poor to World. Trough Tickets sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage

sI take a paper since.-Christian Mirror. checked through.Pcmbcrtoii _
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For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.Manufactures .
Sou h Bound North Bound.

\ for the South. 30 Pages and Cover, at Only $1 per Year ; Read Down. _Read Up.
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Sample Copies, G cents. F'st F'St Ac. m Daily except Sunday.
I Protection has ceased to be a poli- =" M'l. &Ftl, STATIONS. M'l &Ft =" -
19. 21. 20. 22. South Bound. North Bound.
tical question. It is now clearly the Address I
- Read Dowd. Read Up.
interest of the South to promote and C. J. 'V AltO, 'P.M. A.M /A.M P.M. Paa
0 5.00 Pe bert'n Fery Ar 9.50 m P !
encourage manufactures so that instead 113 Adams Street. Chicago,;JU1. 1 5.04 r.OlILV....*Fitzgerald . 9.45 4.45 4.5Q,57,56 = &Ft STATIONS. &Ft :"::

1 of sending her cotton to 3 5.10 ...._1....._..... *Oriole ... 9.40 ...._ 54. 24 )t
Eng We will send the American 6 . .. ._ 51 -
Poultry Journal .Bay City.
1 .... .
land Massachusetts be ....... p.m a.m ?
made into
or to and the Florida Dispatch for one ;year to 10. 5.25')!':. 7.35Macon.... 9.23 1.15 47 0 ....... .'N 1 v........sa nAor d .........ar 8.00 ,.....19
12 5. 7.43 .........Owensboro ......... 9.15 4.07 45
fabric to be made and then ...... .......-F rt R ........ 7.42 ..... 15
up, bring- any address on receipt of$2.2>. 16 5.50 8.08 ...........Dade City........... 9.00 3.50 41 6 0:) 0 e. ?
... ... .....
3.18391 3......... 610 ....... ... Rutledge 7.32 ? 13
ing it back again to make it near 23! 6.10 8.45: ..........Rlchland............ 8.42 I . ..... II
up ....... 6.20 .........-. .CI yes. T,20 -
32! 6.30 ......."Teddervllle.. 8.22 2.40125 '
where it is BEAUTIFULCRAP .. .......... ........... 7.03 .. 6
furnishing employ 371 ,,12\.... 6.3' -Clifton ? ?I
grown, 6.45 ) () ......... Kathleen... i 8.10 2.20'20 \
9.15.. ...... 5
....... . *Tuskawilla 6.55
........* 111l.......; I13' 6.43 .1
' 6.50 Gritfln's 8.03 2.0817
ment for a class of who will 127 401! ........... 6.40 .... 1
operators S f171.( ...... 7.07..Oviedo. ,
43o JO.Jfl: .... .....Lakeland..........: 7.55 1.15114 ,
I purchase their food suppliis in the PICTURES 51' 7.4511.00-Haskell..f: 7.30 1.006\; !X19''.:.... 7.15'-ar..Lake- arm..lv_-- 6.201.I, 0
and thus 57'' 8.00111.20'Arrivp..Barto\v( ) ': T. ve7.1512! 0 '
neighborhood bring in
Sent F !R> IB E of postage for tttJetltyena.t ssuriut* iruiici*.-Lmny. j.>0. -At LaKeland witn tram for ,Bartow
j another class of truck farmers :and -- I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.
IMs i a the BEST offer ever made.dddreaa' ..or ib Bound.
South Hound. _. No. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from
gardeners to supply their wants Oar -- -- -- -
Wm. M. DONALDSON & CU, -PS.I,Pas. :Pas.:Pas., Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pemberton -
sugar could be refined, our rice cleanedat 223 Main Street Cincinnati, Ohio. :\0.1"1:' 1=- : .. 'ATION$. '="' &}I"t No. Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for
II.1 It: I 12. 14. Punta Gorda.
home. The movement has already -- ---I-I'I'I_i- No.12-At Bartow Junction with train for

commenced. Let it extend. We are A MIP. xi ,Lv Ar: M.lp.M.1 Sanford.
11.45 7.40 17 l0.40 7.10' No. 13-At Bartow Junction. with train from
making our own iron, and everything Nurseries of Lake Weir Co.100OOO.Orango "12/0/ 7.M 5lWinterHvn 12.10.25!. 6.55, Turn pa.

points to a future when the South will and Lemon: Trees, k2.20. 8.12 9-Eagle: Lake 8110.05 6.3'5' No.14-At Bartow with Florida Bartow Southern Junction
Gorda at
.: -G'rdonville train from Punta ;
be independent in reality. Manufac' Our trees are very thrifty, three and four ______/12.55?!_8.25I12 8.40,17arBartow1v!, I, 51 9.30 9.501;; 6.20k--; with train for Tampa.No. -
Bartow Junction with trains
inch diameter with .
year old stock,% to IK : -At
tures of wood and willowware, of cut- one year old buds Nurseries easily accessible CONNECTIONS.TRAIN from Tampa and Sanford at Bartow,with
to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for !,i Florida Southern Railway for Punta. Gorda.
lery, of earthenware, will soon be in- No. 1-At Sanford with People's and
t Catalogues. AddressE. DeBary-Baya Line Steamers from Jacksonville ; No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains,lorI -
troduced, and we will be less dependent B. FOSTER, Manager and J..T. & K. W. train from Titusville; I I,, Tampa and Kissimmee.
the railroad for w21-lv South Lake Weir. Fin. at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
on trans-
monopoly --- Gainesville at
at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from ,;
portation. There need be no fear but No. 2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee.
at Bartow Junction with trains to and from No.20-At Bartow with Florida Southern
and Lemons! I
there will be plenty of work for them Oranges Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De I Railway train from Punta Gorda- at Lakeland -

yet, but the people will be the better Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jacksonville, with train for Tampa; at Pemberton Tor '
Jacksonville and I' Ferry with Florida Southern Railway. (
and J., T. & K. W. ti ains for
I for the change. Consignments solicited. Liberal advances Titusville.No. I Gainesville and Palatka.

VAN EPPS HOWARD. made. Would be pleased to correspond with 3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through jjo. 21-At Bartow with Florida Southern
I parties desiring to ship here. Coaches without change between Jacksonville I Railway for Punta Gorda.
and Tampa. Connects at Sanford with No. 22-At Bartow with Florida Southern
; STAFFORD, FORT BEND Co., TEXAS, Summers ttlorriisoii A: Co., J,. T. & K. *v. train from Titusville; at Bar- I Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake
174 South Water StM'Chicago. tow Junction with traiii for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa.
October 31, 1886. Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago pa on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays I Connections' are made at Tampa by the
I Messrs. A. T. Shallenberger & Co., ; J. V. Farwell,& Co., Chicago.Farmers' with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India Fast Mall, both and north
Rochester Pa. Gents I have and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and south bound with the elegant commodious -
: used --- ---- -- ----- -- I Mascotte and
with Plant Steamship Company's ships for Fast Mail Steamships
J your Pills, and believe they are the very Wagons and CartsIf West and Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Steamship: Co., to and
best remedy for chills and fever ever Koy 6-Ha* Pullman Sleeper and Through : from Key West and Havana and with steamer

used in this country. I have induced Coaches without change Tampa to Jack- 1 er Margaret for all points on HllUborough.
I' you want a first-class Wagon:: or CPJ 1 and Manatee River.
and Bays
many of my friends to try them, and Cheap for Cash, call on sonville.Wednesdays Connects/ and Saturdays at Tampa with on Tuesdays Steamer, II Passports Tampa! can be applied for through any

they all pronounce them a positive and It. I>. ZAIIITI, Margaret from Manatee\ River and on Sun- Notary Public, and Notary's certificate that

permanent cure for chills and fever. Jacksonville, Kin days, Tuesdays! and I Fridays with Plant uch application has been made, when vised
I will
West answer -
Very respectfully, T. J. PACKER. Office, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Stre t Steamship Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul of a at Key ,

Farm Wagons from. . . $35.00; ,) to$1211\ Key West the purpose Passport.McCQy,

r"" .... 1r ............ Carts and-Drays from . . ..$'').Ot) to !'.*;..) No.7 Ferry.At Lakebmo with train for Pemberton Gen. Freight & Ticket Agent.
I 8Y SHDING( 30 CENTS[( GEO. 01,0110VE, -- FRANK -K.- --KEOGH--- & CO. -

1I 1 House, Sign and Ornamental j 2 j r N 9iititli :--trPt>t. IrinliiKli m. Aim.
I '
in stamps you Mill UAUnCflllC or note PAIN E: Xfc WHOIKHALKFRUIT :
get "l-y first mail: a nMIIUOUIIIC paper

put and up envelopes sp<<",,all\' FOR I LAUICd iniCC Pen ndco<< and Uininffne Pencil.: lI Special: attention given to Frescoing, PaperHanging AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
Addr v; CEORCE E. STEVENS Graining and Boat Painting. .rllFruit. and Vegetable ,8prcialti/
Fourth Street and Adeline Ave., Springfield, Write tor stencil and quotations
a I I "l, J nmenttiSolicited/ and prompt returns; made. .
JACKSONVILLE FLA. Uefer to Fitst National Bank of Birmingham.



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Lowest Kate of Freight Always ivcn.
RATES OF PASSAGE, + : ? Order all your freight from New York,Philadelphia and Boston
> JACKSONVILLE TO NEW YORK : '" via Mallory S.S.Line from Pier Is o.:21 East River,New York
Direct connection at Fernandina with F.R. &N.Ry.,
ALWAYS THE LOWEST. ,' For Jacksonville and all interior points in the State.
/ '
The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from .
FERNANDIN A,FLA.,for NEW YORK,every Thursday even- .1 This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians, the Traveling Public
Ing after arrival of 4:30: train from Jai" ksonvflle, and evenln < and Shipper; 01 Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key,Ocalo, Leesburg, Tavares, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York
South Florida points. air-Through Ti.jketsand information secured In advance at

CITY OF SAN \NTONIO........................ ..Thursday,June 2 principal points in Florida. Staterooms reserved from Jacksonville
STATE OF TEXAS...................................::::..Thursday, June !A I or Fernandiua leave R.omif'C' Main 1
CITY OF HAN ANTONIO. ..............................-Thursday,June W. -Tralns F. 8.30 s epo 00llf 1 Hogan
STATE OF TEXAS .............................Thursday, June ::3 street,Jacksonville, at aa d 4.30 p m,on 1'C days,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO.............._.............Thursday,June 30 landing passengers on Steamship's foot 0 re St.,
STATE OF TEXAS.................. Every attention possible is extended passengers awing Fernandina.For .
........................-Thursday,July 7 .
CITY OF SAN AN ONIO..... ...............JL.......Thursday, July H by this line.New York The table and Florida is supplied markets with afford.the best the apply*}- to Tickets and State-rooms and further I Information,

R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, Fernandina, Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN Gen'l Travling 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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J The Florida: : D:1spa1ich.: Line:

With the

1 The Great Fast Express 1I1FigCohtOOtionsSystem; of the South.

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

Double dally fast freight service for all points West via Albany Jesup and Savannah.Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville, Jacksonville, Calla
And Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and ban and Live Oak.
Providence. Washington Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company sailing from
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savan New York (New Pier 3o, North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdflvs -
nah Mondays .
Wednesdays and Fridays.
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
ing:Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. Company, leav for Savannah direct, making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight tralnr
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship for all points in Florida. Only direct line froii. '\ ew England to the South.
Savannah every Thursday. Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 'g from Philadelphia every Saturday fo'
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany Savannah direct.
e ery8a ,urday. leaving From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., two steamers per week
Sailing days for from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with 8., F.& W. Ry for al.:
Steamships are
subject to change without notice. points South.
- to any The agents Florida of Dispatch the above Lfne lines is the to quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and Westlto Florida. For full particulars rates, stencils and shipping receipts appl
C.'D. OWENS, Traffic ,or WM. P. HARDEE, Genl Freight Agent,Savannah, Oa.
H. M. Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent Jacksonville, Fie '.
SCHLEY, Trav. Agent Gaines v ile. J. E. DRAYTON,Trav. Agent, Live Oak. J. H. STEPHENS,Agent,Jacksonville.
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SUM:1\J.ER: : LEISURE O. K. THATCHER, FRONT PRESSED BRICK....,...... ......... .... . '.... ..!. 810.00 per 1000
In the Cottage by the Sea-the Lake-the Mountain GOOD FLORIDA .. .. .. .... .... .... .. ............. ........ .. 9.00 ,.
restful hours pass much more pleasantlywith Manager, Lime, Plaster, Lath, Cement, Hair, Fire, Fire Brick, Fire Slabs Fire Mortar.
'a mixture of Music and Song. TYSEN, SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay St.
TAKE WITH YOU THERE San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.

The Good Old Songs we Used to Sing GEORGETOWN NTTRSERJ i S.

Paper, $1; Boards, |L25. 115 Songs. Full LEMON AND ORANGE fiREES
Piano accompaniment. Sing them in "The The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Budded from tried and approved varieties and on good health" locks. j
Bright Rosy Morning," the "Stilly: and other Citrus Fruits.
"On the Ocean Wave," or by the "Ingle Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS. GRAPES ana a general line
Side." Not a poor song in the book. I Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent Intro rult Trees suitable to Florida. Address.

PIANO The best of piano music! is found In the new I I I duction. ...A..A.eOv: ::e.. Georgetown., Fla
or easier
grades in I I I MRV I"'RZ tf
YOUNG PEOPLE'S CLASSICS, each $1. The Cattley Guava, both the Red and Yel
First-class Songs will be seen in SONG low.
FOR LOW VOICES, $1. I|I The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto
$2,and also the soil and climate of Florida.Hart's .
Gems of Strauss of the .
Dance. |2, contain a y
large quantity of the most brilliant music ex- !i I The Japan Plum, varieties of the Mulberry
tant.War. Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans, etc.
Songs 50 ctR., and College Songs, 50 ', ...Catalogue free on application. I

" "Jolly" music.cts., should be on hand for I'I'I I REFERENCES:-Crosby h Gowen.San Mateo; THE FLORIDA SOUTHERN RAIL W AI corny,

The Life of Franz Liszt, E'New" and Life U0f Palatka.Hon. G. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb,

Mendelssohn, $1.50, are the newest of books ---- SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF
of Musical Literature. Send for lists. I .

Any book mailed promptly for retail price: ORANGE TREES Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange,

OLIVER DITSON &: CO., Boston. I Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk &: Manatee,
& Co.,867 Broadway,N. Y .

FORSummer Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands the State of Flor-
ida. Prices 31.25 per acre and upwards, according to location.

For further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palailc: ..,Fla.

Planting. I L. N. WILKIE, W. P. COUPEU,

HORT-HAI\ID\ : etfrlu. a. ChIef Clerk and Cashier., Land Department Chief.Engineer: and Land Commissioner.
self teachO -----
ing lessons in either art 10 eta.; both rte iiO eta For Sal. by \V.V.. Hawkins A: Son*. Three Orange Groves just comIng into
No stamps accepted. Send silver or postal note. bearing. 1st. One of 10 acres, containing about iCJO(() trees. most of them bearing; also ,>M
which students TheM lesson are ('omr1ete.and' aro the same from Peen-to Peach Trees, from which we have gathered this season 2T bushels! of flhe fruit, which
enable UJ to fit students are taught for Short-hand.Colleges and and which I brought high prices. Next season there should be 100 bushels,at lea-t.td. .
office> petitions in Three..Month.time. The Type-Writing leason,are Budded Trees of Choice Varieties : One of ij acres, containing about &10 Budded Trees. many of them bearing; also,
soleljr the work of Mr.Curtis Haven,can be learned at home I about 6 acres of rich Garden Land, mostly muck, nearly all cleared ready for operation} ;
by a child and cannot be obtained except at one Ilaren'i, I would make a tIne Truck Farm.especially for strawberries and cabbages.
College Tht. Christian Observer. Baltimore, Jfd. says: %to 1W Inches diameter two year old buds. '! 3d. A Grove of about ,il)) fine Budded Orange Trees, about 50 Peen-to Peach Trees in
the"They are a great adranoe beyond other systems,making Also Sour Seedlings all sIze For sale cheap.A. bearing good House for help,4H< acres of land, mostly High Oak Hammock. These grovesare
either acquisition of of Short-Hand comparatirelr easy.:' Address II. all on or in sight of the St.: Johns River, and front the road from Georgetown to Fruit-
Haren't MAN
Colleges l\ewYork.N.Y.
: ; Philadelphia. I'
&.; Chicago,PL; Cincinnati,0.; San Francisco CaL land. Will be sold separately or together. A rare bargain. All the groves have a fine muck
Jacksonville, Fla. bed. Call on or apply to W. W. HAWKINS & SONS, Lake George, Fla.




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30 cuts with specifications, estimates, and > hWAY
to' 55 HOURS NEW YORK, full description of desirable modem houses :f
from 4 rooms up. costing from |40U to $5,10, AND
t BETWEEN profusely illustrating every detail and many WIGATIONCO.SCHEDULE
BOSTONAND original ideas in regard decorating. Homes .
....nnab. New York adapted to all climates and classes of people.

Philadelphia" The latest, best, and only cheap work of the IN EFFECT MAY 2 1887.
and between Boston AND .. kind published in the world. Sent by mail, ,
and Savannah post paid, upon receipt of 25 cents. Stamps Standard Time,83 minutes slower than Jacksonville -
taken. AddressBROOKLYN locui.


Brooklyn, N. Y. Arrive LeaveRead

No 10 Nu2
Nol NoD
Ocean Steamship Company. 'STOCK of choice Imported varie- 1145 a 7 SO p.6 .-...Jacksonville._... 800 a 300 P
ties of ORANGE and LEMONS, acclimated and 03 (Central or 90 Meridian Time.) tested Donald at Belair.Houston Also, PECAN at Belair TREES. Applyto [010 a 62Sp.........Mac-clenny....... 902 a4 31 p
Supt. or 9 M a 6 23 p.....Glen bt. Mary*... 9 07 a 4:37 p
Passage Rates Between Jacksonville New York and Boston Direct. T. F. HUGGLNS, Agent, Sanford. 9 a1) a 6 08 p..8anderson. 9 23 a 4 55 P
907 a 5 45 p:...._... Cabin, $:25; Steerage, 12.50; Excursion (return trip),W&Su. (These tickets Interchangeable.) SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND WEST'N 833 a 519 p.....,_Lake City..._..1010 a 6 00 p
THE: Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: 7 57 a 4 52 p...._ ."\Velborn_... .-..]035 a 6 41 p
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. RAILWAY c 7 43 a 4 40 p..........Houston-.10 46 a 658 p727a
CITY OF.AUGUSTA,Capt.J. W. Catherine......................... Friday June 34:00 p. mNAOOOCHEEk"aPt. 4 27 p......... Live Oak.........10 58 a 7 9 p
Kempton.....................................Sunday June 6- 5l'O: >a. m WAYCROSS SHORT LIWH, 6 JO: a 4 00 p........_Ellnville......._..i 1 26 a 8 C8 p
Fisher. ...................................Tuesday, June 7- 7:00: p. mCITY 601 a 3 2B p..l\fadb on.........1201 p 8 48 p.Greenville.
OF SAVANNAH...... ............................. .. ....ltrlday,June',lO- 9:00: a. m TIME CARD IN EFFECT,,MAY 15, 1887. 521a5u5a 25') p.....-.. .>......12 30 p 9 25 p
01'1 Y OF AUGUSTA Capt. J. W. Catharine:...... .............. Sunday June 12-0:00: a mNACOOCHIE. All Trains this Road are run by Central ) 2 37 p...........Aucilla. ....._1248 p 947 p
Capt.itempton..... .. ............................ Tuesday, June 14-12:30p.m on standard Time. 4 46 a 220 p........_Drifton.......... 107 p 1009 p
TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Fisher.......................................Friday,Jnne 17- 3:00 p. m Passenger Trains will leave and arrive dally 515 a 250 par..Montcello..ar.! P 10iS: P
CITY OF SAVANNAH....... ........ .............................Sunday,June 194:00 p. m as follows: 4 20 a 155 p.. iv..Montlcelio. lv_ 1240p D 30 p
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. J. W. Catherine......................TuesdayJune21- 6:00p.m: WEST INDIA FAST MAIL. 4 46 a 220 ..._-.Driflon..... "nl
NACOOCHEE Kempton........ ............................... Friday June 24- 7:30: m p. .N..107p1009p
Capt. p. Arrive Jacksonville........................_.12:00 n'n 4 222 a A*KJ p..N.....LjlOTU.* .........145 P 1035 P
TALLAHASSEE f'alIiFiaber........................................Sunday,June 26-9:30: a m Leave Jacksonville.................._....... 7.OO. a m 4 05 a 130 p........_Chaires3 .*..... _. 18 p 1049 P
CITY OF 8A V .......... ......................... June 28-11:30 a.'m; 4
.. Tuesday,
Arrive Waycross......-.............__.._. 9:18. a m 30 a 105 p....._Tallahassee...._.2 27 p 11 50 p -
FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Arrive.If sup ..NM .............._.............-10 32 a m 2 25 a 12 35 p..........Midway...._.. 2 54 p2 40 a
GATE CITY; Capt. Hedge.._................_ M ....n...___......__Thursday/ June 2,at 2:00 p. m Arrive Savannah..*..................._......l2:0tt: p m 140 a 1209 I p....... -Quincy_..._ 321.P. 140 a
.CITY,OF MACON....._..._...._.............._................................'1 hnrsday, June 9, at 8'00 a. m Arrive Charleston_....._......_............ 5 00 p m 12 48 a 1150 p.....Mt. Pleasant;.....-3..1 p..2oo a
OVTE CITY Capt. Hedge .............................._.........................Thur day, June 16. at 200 p. m Arrive Richmond......-......-............... &51 a m 1201 a 11.25 p.....Rlver Junction... 4 05 P 830ft
CITY OF MACON..._...__......_.........................................Thursday, June 23,at 7:00 a. m Arrive Washington...........................11:30 a m
GATE CITY,Capt. Hedge. ..................._.................................... Thursday June 30,at 2rtO p. m Arrive Baltimore..............-................12:40 p m SOUTH.
Arrive Phlladelph1a.....-.............._ 3:10 p m MAIN LINE.
FOR PHILADELPHIA. Arrive New York..........................._. 5:50 p m No. 4. No. 8. No. 7. No. 3-
[These.Steamers do not carry Passengers.] Pullman Bufiet Cars to and from New York 10.15 a 4 05 p.......Fernandina.....]Of) a 4.00 p
DES8OUG, Capt. N. F. Howes..................._.............................Saturday, June 4- &00 p. m and Tampa, via, Jacksonville and Haloid. ......... 241p,........Callahan..........11273 _
I IUNIATA, Capt. Allkl U8.................._..................-......................SaturdayJun 11-10:30am NEW ORLEANS EXPBE3 630a515a 230 p..Jacksonville.N .11 M a 900p1020p
DESHOUO: Capt. N. F. Howes.............._.........................._.__.-.Saturday, Jnne 18- 3:30 p. m Arrive Jacksonville........................_. 7:35: p m 141 p......... Baldwin .......;1241 p
JUNIATA,.Capt.Asklns......_.....................................................-Saturday, June 258:30 a. m Leave Jacksonville.........._......... -.... 1:00 a.m 425 a408a 110 p.........Highland....._. 1 JO p 1105 P
THESE PALACE STEAMERS Arrive Waycross....................-.-.-....._ 9:18: a m laip.( ...._...i n w.ey........... 118 p J124 p
Arrive Thomasvllle ........._.................. 1:22 p m 3 45 a 12 45 p.........?Starke.......... 132 p 1147 p
Oonnectlng with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) Arrive Bainbridge.................. ....._.... 3:35 p m 8.t'5()' a 1215<< p........_Wal\lo......... ... 1.55 p 12.25 a
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. Arrive Chattahoochee........................ 4:04() p m 218 a 1144 p....._ Campvllle ...... 217 p 100 a
Through Ticket and Bins of Lading issued to principal points North East and Northwest Arrive Pensacola via L. &N.R.R ....10:10 p m 2.2a 11 31 a...... Hawthorne.._.. 2 26 p 115a
Via Savannah. For further particulars apply to Arrive Mobile via L.&N.Be R............ 2:15 a m 113 a 11 04 a........... CHra ............ 255p 202a1024a..Silver8pring..336p
HENRY YONGE, Agent, ,0.,O. ANDERSON, Agent, Arrive New Orleans viaL.&N.R.R... 7:10 a m -- -_
Pier No.85 bRlver.New York. City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. PUllman' Buffet Cars to and from Waycrossand 1150 P 1010 a............OcaTa_..:_ 352 P .35 a
RICHARDSON & BARNARD,gent-, Savannah Pier, B..ston.W. New Orleans vU PensacoU and Mobile.A. HOOp y 4o a..Be'leview.. 4 20 P 4 00 a
L.JAMES, Agent 13 8.Third Street,1 hiladel hia. 1020 P o IB a........_..Oxford...........44ip 4 35.-
J. D. HASHAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida& Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway N.Y. O. LINE EXPRESS. 9(8 ..
For Inrnrmatlon and Tickets apply to Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05 p m 1002p 8 40 a. ..Wildwood....... 4 55 p 453<< &
G. M. SORREL. GenManager. H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent. Leave Callahan................................... 2:47 p m 915p a..N.Leesburg..N..52Op: 535 a*
k Arrive Waycross................................. 4:40 pm 9 on( p 8:SI a.........Eldorado........ 5 29 p 5 50 a*
x. J(. X/EVOLE.. W. A. DELL. Arrive Havannah................................ 7:58: p m .800 p 8 15)a..Tavares., ..-?-.. 5 45 p 6158
.. ... 710p 6 55 a..........Orlando ......... 7 06 p. 8 15 a
Arrive Charleston ..........MM........ .. 1:25 a m .
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. Arrive Wilmington.............................. ::30amAnive Cedar Key Division. ,
Weldon.................................. 2:15 p m
'' Safe Safe. Arrive Richmond.. .............................. 6:00 p m 10.15 a oI.U.S) .l'ernandina.0.1fi' a .00 p
Deposit Arrive Washington...........................11:00 p m -- 2.47 Callahan.-.11.27 a _
r Open Dally (Sundays and Legal Holidays! excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Arrive New York................................. 6:50 am 6..10 12.00 p..Jacksonvllie..11.35 a 9.00 p
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. Pul'man Buffet Bleeping Cars from Jacksonville 5 SO a. 1.4.SpN..Naldwln..N..U4.Sp 10.20p

Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent $10, $15'and $20 per Year. to New York. 4.2a 12 43 p........Highland.......... 1 32 p 11.05 p"Lawley.
,. EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. 4. R a 12.20'p........... ......... 1.4tp 11.2. p
DOUBLE COMBINATION AND TIME LOCKS.W. Arrive Jacksonville ......................... 9:45 am 3 43 a llfiftft.,,...-.Stnrkfl.!: ......._. 2.'1 p 11.47 p
1'. BAKER, Cashier. IIENRY A. DENGLE IHanajrer. Leave Jacksonville.............................. 4:15: p D1 :-10.1)a 1115 a...-...... Waldo ........... 2 S>p 6 30 a.Fairbanks.
Leave Waycross................................_ 7:20: p m 1035p 10 55 a.825p .....-.. ...... 257 p 7 00a
Leave Gainesville ............................... 3:45 p m 94.5 p"10 3 ........GalneHvllle.......323p 9 00 a
OuR FAVORITE" FERTILIZERS. Leave Lake City..................... ........... 3:25 p m 9 45 a........Arrt>dondo........ 43p: 9 45 a
Leave Live Oak.................................... 6:55: p m 7.m p 900 a........ -Archer......... 4 15 p 11 CO a
4 Leave Thomasville..10:55. p m 6:35' p 8 an A...;...... Bron on ......... 4 45' p 1150 a

FOR'', BOTH ORANGE TREES AND VEUETA LES. Arrive Albany..................................... 1:22am 330 P 6 15 a....._Cedar Key..... 6 35 p 2 80 p
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 728 a m
Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R.......... 2:10 p m Tampa Division.
Arrive New Orleansia L. & N. R.R. 7:30 m
SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO SANDY SOILS I Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. K.... 7:05 p p m -lu.15-a 2.41 4.10 p.p.'ernandlna..IOIO....... t"allahan..J1.2'7 a" _4.00p_
Arrive Louisville via L. & N.R.R.... 2:12 a ra 6.30a 2.30p......Jacksonville ._l t..35a,9.00p' .
1 Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N. R. R... 6:30 a m 5/*' 1.43 .........Pflldwin
a p ........,12.40 10.20
Supplying Not, Only Plant Food, but Organic Matter. Arrive St. Louis via L.&N. K.R......... 7:40 a m 3.P5a(' 12.05 p...........Wal.to..N.. 1.55 p p 12.25' p H

Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jacksonville 11.59p 10.10a............_Ocala......... 352p 3.15a
and St.Nashville Louis! via Thomasville. Mont- 4.59)p! 9.0Sa........Wllilwcod......_ 525p 920a
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS PER TON OF 2000 POUNDS : gomery and 4 15 p 83)a.Panasoffkee.,543p.: 10 05 a
'JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. -- 82Sa....."umterville .......666p -_
VEGETABLE MANURES: Arrive Jacksonville........................._ 6:15am 3 08 p 7 52 a.... St Catherine...... 6 35' p 10 57 a
Jacksonville ............................ .
Leave : 15 p 2 50 p 7 40 a..'VUhlarocchee...... 6 45! p 1118 a
Ammonia............... .... 4 cent I Phosphoric Acid. .. ........ cent
-.A.- per ,, 234
001 'Potash. :.. .;.::.. 6 cent L. ?. per Leave (Callaban..................._............. 5 55 p m 218 p 717 a...... Owensboro....... 7 flfl p 1157 p
Sulphate! ::: ;: per Arrive Waycross...............................8:10pm, 150 p 7 00 a_.....Dade Cltr_...... 725 p 12 25 p
'R ORANGE TREE MANURES: Arrive .I esup....................................... 9:10: p m i

Ammonia........................ 3% percent I Sulphate Potash................11 percent Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 3:4i a m I Jacksonville Vrancn.
'Phosphoric. Acid................ 51o6 ..cr cent I| Potash, actual................... 54 percent Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &O.R.K. 7:15 a m I
Arrive Chattanooga E.T. V. & G. 1:25 p m 1015 5rAp..Fernandina..7nfa 400p
I:6r"The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humus.' Pullman Buffet earn: and passenger coaches 9 45 a 5 25 p......Hart's Road..... 7 22 a 4 29 p
to and from Jacksonville and Chattanooga.: 9 !54 a 5,03: p...- ......Buval........... 7 46 a 5 03 p
SAVANNAH EXPRESS. 3 30 a 4 SO t p..... Jacksonville...... 8 TO a 5 45 p

NO MUCK NEED BE USED WITH THESE FERTILIZERS. Arrive Jacksonville... .................. 6:30: a m St. Mark
Arrive Gainesville ............................!j': )a m DraDch.
Leave Jacksonville............................. 9.00 p mLeave 12 lo' p in ....._..........Tallahassee.......... X 30 a m1157am
TESTIMONIALS Gainesville.............................. 3:15 p m ...................Bellair........._..... 8 43 a in
t Leave Lake City............................_._ 3:2,5 p m 10 M a m............_..Wakulla............ 940am ;
1 I have used "Our Favorite" Fertilizers upon Orange Trees Roses and Garden Plants, Leave Live Oak................................... 6:55 p m 1030 a m ..._........St. Marks\ -.........._10 05 a m
and I do not want anything better. Arrive Waycross................_.. ...........11:45 p m
HENRY G. HUBBARD, Crescent City, Fla. Arrive Albany via B.& W.R. R......... 53 0 a m ("a"means a.m.time. "p"means p.m.time.)
.I tried your Fertilizers on Onlonn, Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an Arrive Ms cor via Central R. R........ 9:10 a m Rt. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday
excellent and cheap Fertilizer which Avlll greatly improve the land, and is not !simply astimulant. Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R........ 1:05 p m Thursday and Saturday only.
Arrive Chattanooga via. W.&A.K.R. 7:'5 p In I eavine time i is given in every cage except
H. LEGLER, Haskell, Fla. Arrive Savannah.............................. 6:10 a ra where arriving time is named.
r Active Charleston...............................11:10: a m Trains 1 and 2,7 and 8,9 and 10, and trainson
Pullman Bnflei. Cam,: and passcngercoaches Jacksonville Branch run daily.
; PRICES PER TONS JacKKonvlllo to Chattanooga. Trains:.1 i and dally except Sunday.

Orange Tree Manure............In sacks $2-1 001 Vegetable. Manure ..............In slicks $17 00 Pullman Heel in? t ant to and from Jacksonville Train! 1 and 2 have Pullman Palace Bleep-
.." .4 .......;....In bbis 25 00 I ...... .........In bbls. 1800 Game vine and Savanrab.: ine Tars to and from New Orleans.
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail Trains: and 4 have tbroneh Pullman Keolinlner -
and Mean ship connections, and baggage Chair and Sleeping Cars to and from.
checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berths Orlando. ,
TERMS, STRICTLY CASH. and sections secured at the Company's Officein Trains 9'and 10 have through sleeping canto
Astor's building,82 Bay street,and at Passenger and from Del"uniakSprings.

: ,' ;" "> \.' ,;'<.:- Station and on board People's Line For maps! rates,etc., apply to Company's
+ 4 ;p Steamers H. B. Plant and Cha tahoocbee and
Agents, or write to
r. t,;-. <''"-:\-"': ,t je ;; .'' .'" ..-. ''', ..' CEO" HUTCHINSON DeHary.Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson A. O. MAcDONELL,
< "i' "'\: : ville. WM. P. HAKDEE!: Gen.Paxfl.t Ticket A cent.
General Pa wneer Agent D. E. MAXWELL,Gen.Snpt.
J / '>,.:, i(:,;,: .:. Crescent City, Florida. B G. FLEMUTG Superintendent. Jacksonville.Fla

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Sorghum: and> Sugar J The .Largest and Most South.' Complete' Establishneit CLYDE'S. '

t I. BVAEATREMW M ,New"York, Charleston & Florida

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u The elegant Steamers of this Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON A NEW YORK

SUGAR MAKERS' SUPPLIES. From JACKSONVILLE......... ................................Every TAURSDAY.
I From FERNADINA......t................................., ..... .....Every SUNDAY.
' THE OLD RELIABLE From Jacksonville

SEMINOLE (New)...:....!.....!..................,..............:Thursday,June 2,at 1:00: p III
PERPETUAL. CHEROKEE (New)..:.... ........................................Thursday,June 9,at 6:30am
SEMINOLE(New)...................:......................... ....Thursday,June 16, at 12:00 m
CHEROKEE(New).............................. .................Thursday,June23,at &OO a III i
The cheapest Evaporator in the market. t SEMINOLE(NewJ.- .. ,............ ............... ......Thursday June 9'),at 11:30 a III
: Thirty years successfully. in'the lead. The Geo. ; S. Hacker & Son, These noon train.Steamers touch at Fernandina north bound and sail on arrival of Jacksonville ater-

From Fernandina.
'AUTOMATIC; MANUFACTURER OF Every Sunday afternoon,on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Go's trains.
Steamship YEMAHHEE..................'................................,.Bunday,June 5,p III
.' DOORS, SASH BLINDS MOULDINGAnd .' DELAWARE.................................................:.Sunday,June 12,p m
SELF-SKIMMING EVAPORATOR.SIMPLE YEMASSEE ...................., ............................... Sunday June 19,p m
G Building Material. DELAWARE. .....................,.... ., .. .....................Sunday,June 26,p m
Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29. E. R., New York, every TUESDAY and FRIDAY .
,\ .., EFFECTIVE' AND CHEAP. Office and. Warerooms, King,op. Cannon St. ,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays'ships; for Fernandina and Fridays' ships for Jacksonville.The .
Charleston, S.C. Freight and Passenger Accommodations. by this Line an unsurpassed. Every atten-
S -THE- tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments from New York via
CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East River. '
VICTORY CANE For further information apply
v a. Jacksonville,Fla. .
The( Befit' ,Strongest and Simplest Mill for' 88 Bay St.,cor.Hogan. -

the money, made. Write lorCntatocueghing THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE A CO., Gen.Agents
'full description: ; also free as Broadway,N.Y. 12 South Wharves, Philadelphia, ,3o Broadway,14.Y.. ,
'sample copy'of the SoRGUUHGROWERS' Red Spanish or Key Largo, Large, X13.50per
ISM( ); *1 15 per 10,000.
GUIDE. Red Spanish or Key Largo, ,Small.,J1L50. per 50,000 Orange. 100.000 Peach
1,10019.; per I- ,000.) _
., W180. manufacture, the, celebrated. Porto Rico.Blrdseye Sugar Loaf and Egyp- r
: : : tian Queen,$1.2.1 per dozen; >7.50) per 100.
PORTABLE' SODA FOUNTAIN.Prices Cavendish JBauana Suckers, not TREES.
Eyes,$8 per 100.
Carefully and delivered at freight- .
-' I from $35 to $80. house free 0 racked Orders booked now for Fail delivery,of every variety of tree,both fruit and
Terms, Cash with order. '
AddroKH: References-Wm. A. ,,Bours, Tysen, Smith Including the best varieties of ORANGES' and LEMONS-; Peen-To Bid well,

CHAPMAN & CO., &Co.- JOHN B. BEACH, and otler varieties of PEACHES; Kelsey, Botanklo, Masu and other- varieties- of

..,:. Madison Indiana., Indian River Nurseries, PLUMS; seven varieties of JAPAN PERSiMMONS, ; White.....AdriatIo. FIGS; Olives.,

Melbourne, Florida. Nut Trees, eta; :Hrevilleas, Acacias, Poinclanas Biotas and other ORN A (

. grown). j

VILLA. SITES, FRUIT 1 43-Write for advance prices on orders booked previous to July 1,1887. }

H. L. WHEATLEY, Altamonte Nurseries,


', ...- 4kHUNTING
.45in- YA". DOGS
'The Great Farm. Industrial and! Stock Periodical Fla."I f
Wtho South It embrace- its con- ANDFANCY AND
stltueofy the Intelligent,'progressive' and sub
atan dlywuecesstpl'fannersof 1' thin section; POULTRY.A. REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
and fts'An'Rdverllsing nmilum for the Merchant ,
.Manufacturer: Stock-Kaiser and Pro- JACKSONVILLE; FLA.,
rertional Man Is absolutely unequalled. Space J. ADAMS Has for sale choice Lots. Orange Groves and Wild Lands! Allows interest on deposit. .
JudU lonely, employed In Itscolnrnn' Is alwaysremunerative ,., lecta Rents and Interest, ,.Negotiates Loans,eta -
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By recent purchase k now MANATEE, FLA., .1. C. GREEMBY;President. L. P. HOSBIER. Trea. #
combines' ; The Dlx1e'Farmer Atlanta Oa.;:
the M.iatntlon Montgomer1'J.Als.'the RumlSun. Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.
Nashville;'Jenn.; The Southern Farm-
ere/ Monthly, Savannah Ga Southern SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.
Ha sale thousand
World'AU utA.GaJ:; th- l4icenixAgricultur- one acres of'cbnlce
ist; Marietta. Ga., and unites (the patrons of !land dralndentown on Manatee,' Ellenton river;In and sight Palmetto of Manatee; andmanufacturers' ; Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners,-free on application. Our list
these with its oWD"lnrJte' list of subscribers. 's agent for Wire Fencing; the choicest varieties,of the Citrus family grown. Also, \:
The and"People'all testify to'lts great
merits press AS a medium for coat-oiling Southern Poultry Plantation Netting, ,'Lime; Cement' Fertilisers Peaches, Fears, Plums, Grapes, and, other Fruits.
and Supplies,Cracked Demand
trade in advance
Subscription, one'
postage paid,fl.'O. sample year copies sent free., Rice,Ors 'elated Linje;Rock and helt. Cat. Our stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornleu and Early Fruiting
Advertisements, line tie and Poultry teed ground )to, order In specialty.
the 25th of each per month cedinggour date. team mill on premises.' B. W. PIERCE,
Address Has also'breeding_kennels_of acclimated Indian Springs Orange Co.,
"TIlE( UUI.TIV ''PUBLISHING CO., Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter -
P.O..I)rawer 8,-A1 lant a, Us. riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
Catch tramps or). Tlger"Dogs (for wild hogs,bear and Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries, I


t ur=a PO\1'.Jf.! Y' 1L well-stocked freshly Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental ,Trees, Plants and
with imported male I't
:::: ftbI'eidIl"li birds which are mated with carefully selected Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. :
;w abORt lae."ace"..:1..... for hens of our own raising, each variety being Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address i' '
OQI&r7 I I .
.. W" allotted to separate enclosures in a .forty &ere A. E. CIIAITCPLIN. ;
orange grove. .Fggs carefully packed in bas- Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla
TEDb Ceea. R
Q kj kets at following prices:
.f=II1iNtusR> 1I White Leghorns (Knapp's) Pit Games l
((Heathwoods), Plymouth Hocks (Hawkins),
A.IV. OJBJBJUNH !3 3c JtSROQiin Game Batams (Shouldlngs), Light Brabmas Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, Palms, 'E tc.
(Williams), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,f LOO
per thirteen. "
Clalborne and Cuban Oames Silver Bearded Our stock of the above is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes In
\ and Crested Polish, W.F. Black Spanish, Buff
Cochins Golden Laced Seabrlghts and imperial very large quantities we are enabled to quote at unusually low prices. New Catalogue will
.White Pekln Ducks,ll.50 per thirteen. be mailed free to all applicants. Address
1 White Crested Black Polands, Eoudans, P. J. BfcKCKMANS :'
Wyandottes(Prestons), Langsbans (Crouds), "
Boneys Brown Leghorns.82.00 per thirteen. Fruitland Nurseries, I
Bronze and Seminole Tnr&eys $3.00 pernine. > '" '
49 No agents employed.-e* Augusta. Ga. .

% Booted White Cuban Carrier, Pigeons,$1.50 I

.. per pair. :R. e 'V. Lyman: : ,P Iaelp S .t J ; ..r'

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:(} Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURES -

44 W. Forsylh St.,Op.St.Johns Hotel l. MILL PREPARED FOB
Orange Trees and other Fruit and Plantation and Garden Crop,


", done in all ita branchea.IRON FOR THE' MONEY. No Vermin-Feeding ,Compounds used in the Manufacture of these ,GoodsThe Y

SAFE WORK Write for ZUnitratod Descriptive CtrenUr. highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many #
BpocJal rates. on Stencil. Cutting,by mall. RICHMOND" MACHINE WORKS,ElcHi&Tu. years' tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given but it u"
needless where goods are so well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard
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