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 20, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
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System ID: UF00055757:00078
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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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Cfea. W. DaCosta P" tors. .Jacksonville Fla. Monday June .20 1887. t Established 1869.
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A! H. JSanvllle, New Series Vol.7, No.25.

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I I Stoves, Crockery, ELLIS & MCCLURE
A SKIN & SCALP Tin-ware
(f. S L'ENGLE'
Chandeliers, Architects and Civil Engineers,

t CLEANSEDPURIJIED, Granite Iron-ware, Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings .
Lamps, of all kinds;Sanitary work,etc.
Oil Stoves, AND Burners, Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto. Block, Bay 8t
S.l ver-ware. P.O. Box 785. Jacksonville, rjs,
." AND BEAUTIFIED Gas Fixtures,

BY House Furnishings, COMPANY, Freezers,

:' CUTICUR'A. Refrigerators SEVILLE.I
Table Cutlery, :
Gate Filters
City ,
OR CLEANSING, PURIFYING AND Fire Dogs This Rrowingtown is the principal statiom
..XbeautUyl .g the skin ol. children and In- JACKSONVILLE, FLA. Dinner, Tea and on the J.,T.&K.W.Ry between Palatka and
Hants and curing torturing diseases of the I I. Toilet Sets. Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville It Lon .
kin, scalp,and blood, with loss of hair, from Baskets and ooden-waret he high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
Infancy to old age,the CUTICDBA REMEDIESare Louise,and is surrounded by a fertile and...;.

infallible. ... Particular_ .attention, Paid.. ,to Mail Or ers.,,_ .. tied country. It.has..compllet system.*of
CUTICORA,the great SHIN CURE,and CUTE *:' rf :waterworks and sewers in.operationHOTEI8EVILLE .,
.,.,.;. .**oP,an exquisite skin Beautifier,pre. : -.<* >.
VURA- from tt :externwlyeoLr1 &dCut1ctraA: 6r" ;a.w;T..FaazEs.; .vt. .,G! &D. ; C.O.PEABCK. XB.CHBIBTIB7: :Attorney: : =-

r, '' _'? jJf. lnvariabv: incce d when nil other remedies W. T. FORBES & OO'Flo billiard room etc.I
and the best physicians fall. Lots and acre property for sale on reasons:
CUTICURA HEMEDIES are absolutely pure, ble terms. Settlers and and: investors are rei-
and the only infallible skin beautifiers and quested to visit the town. Address
blood purifiers, free from poisonous ingredi daRoal EState HIchanoand! Law omCOS SEVILLE: COMPANY Seville Fla.'
ents. Mason Younz. President SSWallBto, New
Bold everywhere. Price, CUTICURA. 50c;; York. R. H.Mason,Sec.A Treas.,Seville,Flrf
8oip,2c.; RESOLVENT,$l.. Prepared by 1 the

POTIER Mass. DKUO AND CUEMICAL CO., BostOn, Property Bought and Sold in every County of Florida.

-Send for "How to Cure.. ,Skin Diseases." HUGHES' TONIC
Capital Invested, Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid, ,

D A PY'Q Skin and Scalp preserved and beanDO.UL Titles Examined. Conveyancing, Surveying:, etc. SURE AND SAVE: REMEDY FOEChiI1sFever
:\: o. titled by CUTICURA MEDICATED -
SOAP. Send for our Real Estate Bulletin."

Through Trains with Dining '
Cars, Pullman Palace Sleeping Abell Block, 32$ West Bay Street, Jacksonville Fla.ROCKWELL .
Burlington Cars, Modern Coaches.
Sure connections. In Union & KINNE INVALUABLE IN THE SOUTH. .
Depots at Its terminal points, ,
RouteC.B.8QRR.I with trains from and to the
It will Cure the Most Obstinate Cases
East,.West, North and South. Successors to Nichols,Rockwell t Co.,Wholesale and Retail .

Cheapest, Best and Quickest Hardware Stoves House Goods Grates. Mantels Paints FOR SALE BY DRUGGISTS.
Route from Chicago. Peoriaor ; Furnishing ,
; St Louis to Oils Guns Ammunition Etc.
Saddlery, PREPARED
Parties In town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any
SAN FRANCISCO, MINNEAPOLIS, good they may need In our line. Prices lower than ever. R. A.. ROBINSON & CO.,

38.West Bay Street. Jacksonville
For Tickets,Rates,Maps,fie,apply to Ticket Agents SETTLERS AND INVESTORS.SAN .
Of connecting lines, or address "
1st V.P. Q.M. G.P.& T. A. Fancy Poultry.
4 1 j. For&Pronouncing Dictionary cintalninjr" 32,000 word', 'PABLO AND DIEGO BEACH COMPANY
CO pages,Bend 1 Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation. BIONCIIIKF POULTRY TAUP8.!
Certain Market for Farm Produce; Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad'and Daily Malls. P. O. Ilox '381, Jacksonville, Fla.W. .
STANDARD HAYING TOOLS Also Town Lots at San Pablo and'Atlantic City on the installment Plan If desired. Address W. FENDBICH, .
JAS. M.KBKAMEB,President, over Bank of Jacksonville,orV.. II. GUAN'rt8upt., White amt Brown Leghorns, Light Brah-
IDE STACLIg000TIIFIELDS01MOWINOftWA11NBARNS map Plymouth Rocks, Langhams, Wyan-
Curler and Fork a few boon in a catching
The nw of a rood Hay
dottes and P.kln Ducks. Until further notice -
time iu eotl At inch time,anything that
tim may
tes the risk from bad weather. wlJ1 furnish Eggs from the above varieties
fkciUtau*the handling of taj t at$1 per thirteen, delivered at Express.
would advise all who Intend setting Fruit Trees of any or:>ll kinds that the present office.
Is the best time of all the year. While the sun is low and ground moist and no growth on Mention DISPATCH.PENNYROYAL.
the trees the chances of success are much better than set later In the spring.
Kor Catalogue send request to
'" W. W. HATVKINS fir SON, Props..
Lako George,Fla. PILLS


.: .. 'E The Oriprinnl and Only Genuine.
:i tl'Iea Carrier., Fate and"'war1ia.b''''. l>wan of wol'tJalf'tUJ Imitation
d Budded Orange Trees, from one.to three years.old, for planting during the rainy season. Indiramwbla to LAD I E S. Ask your Ora/ntlat/ tor
,,"e manufacture Anti.Pri tion. Rererslbl, Swtsel"and: Rod "Chlche tCT'.ErjcTl.J *aDd take BO other,or lacloM*>.
Tfay Carriers,Harpoon and Grapple Horse Hay Fork, Pulley*. Orders taken for all varieties of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,to'be delivered the coming (staPp)to a* for puniculan Floor Hook,efaj. Alto the cerebrated H lla-lay Pnmpjnit and NAME PAPER. Chlelie t r Chemlf l.eo..
and Winter. .
", Geared Wind Mill, Corn Shelters, Feed Mill. Stalk Cutter, 23 IS.HadllWQ ua""Phll ,P.
Horse Power, Jack, Tank, Pomp et*. Send forcatalogueA F. S. CONE, .Proprietor, Sold by Urnozl t.ta ererjrwher Atk for "Cliche.
mice.. An-aU wanted In all n* iHenM territory.T. ._ W'a &Iilu''leiinjr Ta I'1IIa. Take no othaa '.
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"... ....+. J..,., ; -1i. ,...;: .t 'r'1 .{ .. seedling ; by Orlando; ; in quality bestbpnsuuy, .
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. "t.t t. Juicy and sweet; the onlyvarieiy yt brought forward ripening with the Peentto: it Is supe
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: A < w t ; } < CONTROLLING rior to the latter Jn size and quality; It.fs.n t1atUke- Peen-to but is a round peach ot"
.. .standard shape and high color.. The original tree,'the reed of which was planted in the win
... I ay. r ter-of 1882 is now six:Indies'In diameter and bas fruited finely the past three seasons,yielding-
1A 4 '' 3,000,000' ,Acres four bushels this seasons:the first ripening. May 71 lh,to-day (May 2ath) all left on th* tree are.
,.... ; .. ready for market.. '. JAS. OTOTT, .Orlando, Fla.FLORIDA ."
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of tne'BiobestiLarids. in the State'4' .

Representing all*the Kelsey'. Japan Plums. ,. .Olive Trees,- Oranges,,Figs, Lemons.,Pecans, etc.l .

By the. dozen,hundred or thousand. Am now booking orders'for Fall delivery season of
Disston -. 1887b8.: Write for Prices. Catalogue free on application. i '

'. ,Rissunmee Land Company, 6. L. TABER, Propr.,Glen St.:Mary, Fla.

a. : South Florida R. R Co's Lands. .CHOICEST VARIETIES OF

Budded Orange and Lemon Trees,

Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks ,first-class. Pine Land for Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted.
range' Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes.Orange and. especially adapted to outh Florida.
An inspection inyited.! All inquiries by mall promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
on application. R. D. HOlfT Ray View HWsborongh' Co.. Fla.


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

"*:. :" *'. #. ."* -> : .>. ." ... Price, 15 cents, Postpaid.


Manatee, Florida..

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: : Send for Price= and Description List.WILLIAM.

CANNON Havelon hand'and sale a large stock of fine

',, '" '. Budded and Sweet Seedling i' Orange Trees.Stocks .
aetertoth1lpaper., f
Orange County, Fla.
.... : five and buds one, two and three years old. All the leading:named varieties; well{
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.ORANGES .
The. Lakeland .
Nursery Company.
ORANGE LEMON AND LIME TREES Pomegranates Val rico Nurseries Guavas,
Figs, Bananas, .
sn-Toand Honey Peaches, KeUrer.and LeOonte Pears, Kelseys's Japan Plums,Japan Peaches, Pine-Apples,'
,Persimmons..".... Loqnata. ,. Figs, ,.Grapes, Cattley' Guavas.,,,Strawberries, Pine-Apples and Ba- Pears.U: rapes, -. Anon AvocadoP'rs, .

Tropical Potted Fruit,, .Trees' Specialty I Pecans, Catalogue Free. Acacia,
Price list free application.- : E. Manager 1 Oriental 1:: erinm, .
age ION.Polk Co.Fla t. Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, Ca'adlum: ,
'- Polnci na,
LIMES, Etc. Seffher, Sillsborouffh Co., Fla. PACKS, Etc.




I The Orange: an.: I. Lemon: : ;

In variety,other''' Citrus Prints, LeConteand Kelfler:Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons
WIZaLIA.M: : A.. BOUR.S, Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc. _
(Successor"to J. E. Hart,) .PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY
20'Weat 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. I>
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.

Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat ,
13,00.0 Acres t

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

!I. E. Tygert & Co.'s A Star Brand Fertilizers. am$4 J a J0 C04A0

Guaranteed j Analysis. i-g"SG 'i:!mq:f ANTHONY YOUNG, oq;o = g vCD o
W 2.OB. -
SPJ u 5g f-a v q : ::! =,.
Comprising prrTREE and 'VEGETABLE ItJ Hais
** **-WW'*.W!:F A q AM* Real Estate & Insur. Agents, &s3&s: !!i2::

MURIATE. OF POTASH,W fijRlk ** SULPHATE POTASH, ==I o:;ti s:1:-e!Q.I t.-!" Palmetto, Manatee Co., Fla. :; ?=_c CD a

NITRATE SODA> ,. Jr \ KAINIT_ ETC. u 0 bI o 0 > liM If _:::-1

Prices on application. July 27 U Town property improved and unimprovedIn
all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and
i bay fronts. Pure salt water. Oysters, fish and clams. Lovely building siteson .
Well Curbing and Chimney Flues mainland an I Wands. Yachting unsurpassed. rorrespomlrnce solicited.

Cheaper and Better than Brick.FOUNDATIONBLOCKS.
Braidentown Real Estate Agency..

Ornamental,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. EDGAR M. GRAHAM, .. ,

Address Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace,

,! FLORIDA STONE AND PIPE COMPANY, Braidentown, manatee Co., Fla. "
Office 52%West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.
Will buy and sell all kinds of Real E&tate on commission. Eighteen years'residence in-
Manatee County. Personal most of the lands throughout the county. As a
1(1 Year_ *,Established .. practicing Attorney and an County Judge for a number of years,I have had occasion to
become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged
G. !S. A.LJ.\.tER.. ,all these years,in the actual cultivation of the principal frnitand vegetable product.
of this semi-troplcal section.gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities of
WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT, lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. ,Information .
furnished. Correspondence solicited.
SOUTHERN PRODUCE SPECIALTY. ,. NOTK.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
', ICC Brade 1"-Street, New York. thirty-five.miles south ot Tampa.: Has daily service by the elegant steamer Maiyaret. Ad-
Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished jacentare,the lovely,Terra Cefa Sarasota and Palma Bola Bays,teeming with all kinds offish '
on application ,clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building sites lathe
REFERENCES-Chatham National Bank,Thurber,Whyland&Co.,New York City; also, 'world, with thousands of acres of hammock and .pine lands,where tropical fruits ami
Ba'ukjjand established Produce Merchants ol New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and Boston' oholce vegetables may be grown-to perfection. 4'e. /:'-:J
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age the forming ,of fruit buds. The I, own upon the subject. It would not 1
Orin e lfO le. planting of a tree of tHe California 1 be strange if he felt rather sic (k) von this
.' ,Navel in Florida soil ,and ,undtr Flor- non vob'ip, and inclined to,write on the
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For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. wh ther there is any real difference Has ego umbilicos misi, tulit alt r honores. I /
THE NAVEL. between the two varieties. I I What I would suggest is, that we For
Documentary Evidence--The- Saun- 2. It has been my habit to importmore still h.ild to the appellation "Parsons ;
ders' Bahia and, the Rivers' than one of any new plant which ]Navel," for if we call two varieties of \ ''
NaveL I desired. Mr. Rivers had in the oranges, certainly very distinct, by
same .way doubtless more than one such similar names as Rivers' and
As General Withers observes "trulythe plant from Brazil or whatever source ]Rivers-ide, it will end in confusionworse

Navel battle waxeth hot all along from which he obtained. it. At' that, i confounded),'anC.' open the , the'line." The time has come to bringup I source there may have. been several. i for unscrupulous gardeners to work feel

my reserves, in the shape of documentary varieties for the following reason. It off their unmarketable stocks of Riv
i evidence from is a well known fact that in a mass ers' Navel as the Rivers-ide.
headquarters, of hollies, and other plants in our The hypothesis also advanced by
J- but I fear that, so far from drawingthe ties
conflict to a decisive issue, it will native forests, some will be always full (others, Mr. Stovin, for instan e, about
the of fruit, some will always have very t the fruitfulness of the Navel in Cali
only to
new complications -
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little, and some none at all. The condition J fornia being the result of irrigation,
,and that the end will be a drawn
battle Alexander shall whatever it is, is constant. :and its barrenness in Florida caused the
So if graft the full bfaring cions ] of moisture does \!
arise to sever, at one stroke, this Gordian you by deficiency not
knot. only, you will have fruiting trees ; if 1 hold when we see shy bearing Navels the

.. Many of your readers, interested in the non bearing cions, you will have j growing in Florida fl two-ds, where .
the queen of flowers, have doubtless barren trees. i there id always nu excess of water.
.' perused with satisfaction and profit a Now from Brazil, Rivers may have Again, it such were the case the al-
little manual entitled "Parsons the received seedling trees, among which lEdged j result would be apparent in /
Rose." Through the courtesy of its there were just these differences in fruitfulness, and these differences he We make no complaint of scanty
author, I now have the pleasure of :
l laying before full and authori- may have perpetuated without knowing bloom on the Navel, fr it is always a i
you a t
tative, encyclical and umbilical letter, it.If !j ]profuse bloomer, but we object to the the
I were in Florida I should do two lack of sticking qualities after the fruit
which with be
propriety, may II was
called : I has set.
1st. ;et cions from California, put I It is undoubtedly true that certain ing
PARSONS ON THE NAVEL. them on Florida trees, and note the buds or cions will make better fruitingtrees than
"The Navel which I introduced into result.2d. than others. I have several
Florida in 1869, came from Thomas Get some seed of Navel, for.it large and healthy trees of good bear
Rivers, who was an especial and care- does sometimes produce seed ; let the ing varieties i that ha e.'alwaysbeen as ;
.. ful cultivator. I supposed then that trees, .they .produce stand until, they unproductive, and can. only attributethis 'C'x
he procured' it from Brazil. On my bear, and then bud from the ,most sterility to a deficiency of the in
way: down to Palatka to plant my col fruitful. bearing principle in the bud or cion' pay
lection, I met Mr. Atwood at Jacksonville The Navel characteristic is so decided used in working them. The theory of fruit
and gave him a plant. I that, it may make it a species .bud variation ii an interesting one, the
think I'gave another to Mr. Fleming rather than If the and
I IIi a variety. so, external and a long series (.f careful investigation -
. at,,Hibernia- where my family spent' mark and the,quality would be is needed for its thorough elucida- '
part of the winter. With it I graftedsome i reproduced, leaving only the fruitfulness tion. Granting that some cions will '
trees on my place next that of; to be obtained by selection.In make more fruitful trees than others, I
Mr: ,Brown, and subsequently ate the : relatio'' to the tree I gave Mr. to determine which is about as puz- '
fruit from these dons. It was to my Fleming, it is not impossible that the zling as the recognition of sex in date
taste-the very best orange I knew, and ': label may have been put on the wrong seeds to the Arab cultivator, or in eggsto
fully sustained its reputation of being plant by my men. In no other way the sagacious hen wife. There is
,r the finest orange known. can I account for his experience, for another more startling and less frequent the
This is the only Navel which I tookto all the trees which I planted producedfruit possibility in bud variation, pine
Florida at any time under that with the Navel mark, with occa- which is that among the thousands of have
name. In October 1873, four years sionally some specimens on the same axiliary .eyes on a fruit tree, there lieve
afterward, I went to Washington and tree which had not that mark. As may exist one or more which will
took cions of all Mr.\ Saunders' the
., large Rivers was in constant correspondence sport and forever perpetuate a new
collection of citrus. Among them was with Spain, he should have known the I variety. I have been told of distinct fruit
one called Bahia, which I knew as a "Valencia August," but it is not on kinds of roses that have been obtainedin the
synonym of Navel, and.which I cultivated his list.I this manner. Truly the Almighty"Moves cla
as Bahia, so that none of Saunders' see that "Ormond's prize Navel," in a mysterious way, The
Navel could have been sent by which scored the highest number of His wonders to perform."
me to Florida under that name. I points at the exhibition, came from I and all we can do is to look on and they
think my Rivers' Navel was also sent Mr. Atwood, of St. Augustine. ASI be astonished at what we call excep
< (' to California. The Saunders Bahia Mr.\ Atwood was the first man to tions nature's rules, but which had said
was planted in my grove about 1876, I gave the Rivers Navel, the Ormond I we deeper insight into the great ar as a !
but had not fruited before I left. The may be that one. As I knew Colonel 1 I cana than has hitherto been vouch
Navel hich is now in Florida as introduced Whitner, and was desirous to distribute safed us, might not prove exceptionsat
by me is undoubtedly the the Rivers Navel, I may have also all, but part and parcel of the that
variety which came from Rivers. AsI given him one when at his place, but "wondrous plan."
was sending many plants to Califor- have no recollection of it. The allusion to Mr.\ Fleming's expe-
nia, during those years, I have very Yours truly, S. B. PARSONS.: rience is explained in this wise. He I
little doubt that the Navel there also received from Mr. Parsons a tree labeled
r came from me.(!) CURRENT COMMENTS AND RUNNING I Navel, which, when it came to way
Why then should there be this difference REMARKS. bear, produced, not a Navel, but a any
in fruitfulness? It may be You will notice that Mr. Parsons 1 valuable late keeping orange, that, l>
owing to one of two causes. alludes to his orange as "Rivers' Na- when not appropriated by "coons," can
1. The Californians irrigate freely ; vel," and expresses the opinion that, which, unfortunately for scientific research -
they flood their groves with water, the the California Navels emanated from too often happens, has been
effect of which is to develop all the his hand. This last proposition I will found to remain on the tree and pre- by (
growing qualities of the plant ; a sud- leave for Mr.\ Saunders to moralize serve its juices well into the summer. I only
den cessation. of which would encour- I over, as he has decided views of his i As the Valencia August came from does

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516 ---- THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. [JUNE 20, 1887.

ations, profitable. Host hammocksare the tiller of it. 'Mr. Hubbard thinks that the trees

naturally rich in plant food) pine The question of cultivation seems to Entomological, should be sprayed in the spring witha

lands are turally deficient therein and perplex many, but my experience is, dilute kerosene emulsion, to which a
if you want cultivation "per se" take small quantity of sulphur has been
this must be made up by the application clean culture on young groves, followit For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. added."
The Tetranychus.I
of artificial fertilizers and the pro faithfully and intelligently and no Will such of our readers as have
per nourishment of the plant, dependson one will be dissatisfied with results. have read your reply from Pro- had experience with this insect report
fessor Ashmead relating to this spider
There who cannot afford the ,
the brains of the rather thanon are many
grower through the columns of the DISPATCH.
best and consequently we devise other and also enclose a reply from Professor
nature. Mr. ,Phelps carries this If understand Mr. Kells
methods. Mulching if properly and Riley. we aright,
so far as to infl'ence: the flavor of the faithfully done is quite satisfactory.I Professor Willet, of Macon, Ga., the insect has attacked sweet orange

fruit,as well as its general quality and have practiced turning under whose letter I also enclose, will please trees on his place. We have had some

appearance. This he has accomplished crops of green peas, but one crop accept thanks for his kindness and in- experience with it, but supposed its
terest in forwarding sample leaves and
of Forrester's matured on the ground is equal to
largely by means confined to the
letter to Professor Riley. ravages were sour or-
three ones turned under but on
green ,
Chemical Manures, and the results he our pine lands it is a positive injury to Neither Professors Ashmead or Ri- ange. We have never had it in grove,

has obtained should commend these orange' trees to let peas mature. The ley give an opinion as to the probable but in our nursery, where all the sour

fertilizers to the attention of the pub. trees go through the wet season fairly results of the depredations of this new stocks were attacked, the sweet trees

lie. In using the term "poor pine well but the deleterious effect is appa- insect pest.
even in the same rows were entirely
The in which
rent the be- trees our own grove
immediately dry season
land,"to which our correspondent We will crumb of ....
gins, the voracious pea uses not only have been attacked by this spider remain exempt. say, as a
exception, we referred to the natural the soluble manures, but eagerly in about the same condition as comfort for those who are alarmed on ,

quality of the soil and not to its pres- drinks up the moisture, the trees takeon when I forwarded you the specimen the subject, that we could never see
condition and the that pale sickly hue and it it were leaves. I have not noticed any new !
ent point we urgeIs that the trees were injured by the in-
human the medical summer growth of wood as yet, and the
that land improve a being
our pine growers mu"J" would "Phthises' Pulmonaris" fruit on trees that are bearing seems sect, unless possiblytheir growth was

the quality of their fruit if they and diagnose prescribe such food as cod dwarfed, in comparison to that on temporarily checked, and now it is

would make money. The pine soil is liver oil and its concomitants. If we trees not affected. What effect it will fast disappearing. We will probablybe

all right if the trees are properly make a specialty of orange culture we have on the trees is a matter of conjecture entirely rid of it in less than two .

treated after being planted therein. should also meet the wants of the tree and we impatiently await the years from its first appearance.

We demonstrate confidence : none the less promptly, and not rob solution. --- -...*.,
can our .
.. I As our own entomological studies
Peter to Paul by taking one
pay year For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
in no better wa} than by stating that to put back the next. If all wouldset were sadly neglected in our youth, except A NEW INSECT.

we are yearly planting orange trees in less trees give them sufficient fertilizer perhaps, that branch of the -
grove form on such soil. We really and the best of care, more satis- aphide family, which our neighborhood A Destructive Cricket in Louisiana

believe if our pine land growers had factory results would obtain, and many mothers pursue with a fine-tooth Prof. C. V. Riley, U. S. Entomol-
would reach solu- comb, and being cautioned to keep
perplexing questions sends the interesting
ogist us following
only planted as many trees as they ,
tion. R. BINGHAM. away our neighbors' we :
could feed and attend account of a new pest which has
properly to, Melrosc, Fla. naturally look with distrust and alarmon
Florida oranges would now be selling -. .- so small an insect which requiresso recently appeared in a neighboringState
through the season at four and five many letters of the alphabet to in- :
dollars per box. And one ot the best A Riversider's Opinion.. troduce. But, levity aside, if any of A rather remarkable insect pest has
Through the courtesy of our correspondent the readers of your valuable paper to the in
come light present season
ways now to help up the market is to E. H. Hart, of Federal have trees affected by this pest, will Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. It is a
introduce a radical reform in grove they please inform itF readers the results
Point, we publish the following extracts true cricket of the genus gryllus, but
culture, bending every effort to the of their investigations?
the specimens so far received have
production of quality rather than from a personal letter addressedto The orange industry of Florida is been too badly damaged for specific
quantity. him by C. S. Burgess, of Riverside, assuming such gigantic proportions it determination. Mr. Michael Dempsey -

For tho FLORIDA DISPATCH>-H : Cal., under date of June 4,1887 : behooves us to watch and carefullynote of Jena, writing under date of

GROVE TREATMENT. *'I 1 have been reading with interest any appearance of an enemy to May 7th, says : "They infect -
some of your articles in the DISPATCH, its interest. Let us hear from one another portions of the hills and swamp
Clean Culture, Mulching, Green and am fully satified that you have and by an exchange of ideas lands alike, doing irreparable damageto
Crops, etc. the correct impression. I thought I and practical results cement a bond of cotton, sweet and Irish potatoes,
The DISPATCH comes weekly t-+> would say what little I know about unit) and friendship among the or- peas and tobacco. Our
hand laden with a rich feast of thought the Navels. In California we have ange growers of Florida, the subtropical farmers are seriously alarmed at their
from practical minds on the various but two Navels as yet in bearing ; one paradise of North America.A. fearful increase and their destructive
" topics of .especial interest to all in is the Australian Navel, the other the S. KELLS. habits. heir holes in the ground are f'
Citra. Fla., June 11, 1887.
Florida. Under the caption "Success Washington Navel, or Washington promiscuously scattered from a few
and Failure," in your issue of June Riverside Navel' (as you may call it\ PROFESSOR RILEY'S LETTER. inches to several feet apart, and are
6th, V. P. Simmons makes some good I was in Florida last fall and winter, The following is the letter from the seldom over a foot deep in the up-
points on Florida soil. If people and, to be honest in the matter, I can- Division of Entomology(United States lands, although they go much deeperin
would stop and consider the constitu- rot say I saw even one tree of the gen- Department of Agriculture), to which the swamp lands, as the soil is
tion of soils", we should not hear Flor- uine Washington Navel; but I did see Mr. Kells refers. It is written by L. deeper and the subsoil softer. Theyare
ida soil condemned so often. One many called Washington Navel there, 0. Howard, assistant in charge, under seldom visible in the heat of the
of my kind neighbors said to me a few but I called them Australian Navels ; date of Iay 11,1887 : "Your letter of day and do their cutting at night,
days ago, while sitting on my veranda the character of growth and fruit is the 7th instant, to Mr. Van Deman, taking all they want down into the
: "I declare this is the decei venest the same as c.ur Australian Navels. has been referred to this Division for ground where they eat as they please.
land you ever saw," having referenceto Now, I don't want to be prejudiced, reply. The orange leaves which you In 1852 first noticed them
the latent fertility of the soil, and and am not; but I fully believe that send have been injured by the new eating young cotton only, and a few
he was right. Prof. Dana says : the only genuine Washington Navelsin "red spider," a species of Tetranychus years back they began to eat sweet
"chemically the inorganic elements of Florida came from California. You allied to the common red spider of the potatoes, now they eat peas and to-
all soils are alike" hence we have to know it is very easy to make a mistake green-houses (T. telarius). The inject bacco and have attacked our gardens.Our .
do with its organic or physical con- sometimes, and I think the De- in question is in all probability new, parish is composed of small farmers -
ditions. The power of fertility which partment at Washington has made a although Mr. Ashmead, of Jacksonville who lack means. We
exists in the silicates of soil is unlim- mistake (or the man, more likely, that claims to identify it with the find that rapid cultivation, large gangsof
ited, says Dana, well we have an grafted the dozen trees in Brazil). It t, Tetranychvs tilarium of Europe. This poultry and numerous birds keep
abundance of the silicates, these are is very easy to take scions off from different insect has created considerable alarm them in check, but they are becomin
the physical foundations of all soils trees and get them mixed, 01 in different sections of Florida since too numerous in spite of all we can do. '
and like Nicodemus I would ask get the varieties mixed in the nursery., its discovery, a year ago, and a great Beyond doubt in a case like this the
"what doth hinder." Put in the requisite Anyway, I know there is a mistake. deal has been published in your Flor- best remedy will be found in the use
amount of vegetable humus or The Washington Navel is unexcelled ;;j; ida papers concerning it. The FLORIDA of a poisoned bait, and I have no
Geine, and you have a soil which will no orange grown in California or Florida DISPATCH, in particular, has pub doubt but that the bran, sugar and
respond to any reasonable demands equals it ; so says every one that t; dished several articles by Mr. H. G. arsenic wash which proved so effective
when properly treated. No, gentlemen has tested a full-ripe Washington Na. Hubbard, an ex-agent of this Division,I against the devastating locust in Cal-
the trouble is not in the soil, but ve}." which are very practical and sensible. ifornia in 1885, and which is described

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in my Annual Report for that year Pacific topics-the character of the are now sold in the markets of the
(Report Department Agriculture for Iropical Plants soil, climate, etc., and had given His world.We
1885, page 300)), would prove attractive Grace an idea of what plants were remember once eating canned
to the crickets and would accom- likely to grow of those in the conser- pine-apples from a can which pur-
plish the destruction_ of large num- THE CAVENDISH BANANA. vatories, the conversation leading to ported to have been put up at Nassau,
bers.This flood results. The day before young New Providence; under the gorgeously
preparation is usually preparedin Its Introduction Into the South Williams left Chatsworth the Duke executed representation of a pineapple
wash-tubs or half-barrels. One Sea Islands-Labor In Japan- called his manager, then Joseph Pax- was printed the startling legend,
of them in filled about three-fourths I The Coffee Crop, etc. ton (afterwards knighted) and asked "These pine apples were allowed to ripenon
full of dry bran, and to this is added him what he thought he had in the the tree." We often wonder, could
Our P. W. Reasoner
about five pounds of arsenic, which} is correspondent, conservatory that would benefit the this have been a Fiji production ? Letus
thoroughly stirred through the bran of Manatee, Fla., sends us the follow- South Sea Islands. After a careful hope not, considering the mission-

with a spade or shovel. Five poundsof ing interesting excerpts from the Trop- survey, Mr.Paxton said he thought he ary work done here. Is it not more
sugar is next thrown into a pail, ical Agriculturist, of Columbo, Cey- had found a plant that might be of suggestive of a back street in New
which is then filled with water and the lon, with subjoined comments of his use, and he suggested two of the Musa York 1)The)
sugar stirred until it is dissolvedwhenthis Cavendishii, or the sugar banana. fresh Fijian fruit finds a mar-
sugar water is added to the bran own : The little plants wore placed care ket in Auckland, New Zealand ; and
and arsenic and the three well stirred; "Many years ago (1838)) the Rev. fully in a glass case by the Duke as- Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.Viti .
more water is added and the stirring Jno. Williams, who was then a mis- sisted by young Williams, the managerMr. Levu, Fiji, is distant from Auck-
3 continued until every portion of the sionary in the South Seas, as an agentto ( Joseph Paxton), and the head la .d l but four and one-half days, and
wash becomes thoroughly saturated. the London Missionary Society, left gardener, Mr. Donald (now the Super- from Sydney seven and one-half days.
This should be placed about the in- Raiatea, one of the Society Group, for intendent of the gardens at Hampton There are steamers constantly run-
' fested fields in tablespoonfuls. England for the purpose of collecting Court). I particularly mention this ning, and 366,000 bunches of bananas!
Freshly cut grass or other green money to "purchase a vessel for missionary then small event, but now attended by alone are said to be exported annu-
vegetation, sprinkled with Paris greenor purposes, instead of charter large results. ally.
London purple and scattered at intervals ing email craft, hitherto done by the The case was shipped on board the In this connection we read also that
throughout( the fields will also Society, to visit the various stations in "Camden," and, after a long passageof the banana and plantain can be pre-
. produce good< results, and be less ex- the South Pacific. eight months, arrived at Apia Upoluthe served by drying-either by artificial or
pensive. On Mr. Williams's arrival in Eng- Navigator Islands (or Samoa). solar heat. An instance is given of
f. 9 .e- land he was selected by the Society to Here the plants fell into good hands, Ceylon children at school in Englandwho
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: travel through England with another those of the Rev. Mr. Mill, agent to were made happy by a present ofa
A Good Insecticide.I Missionary as a deputation to address the London Missionary Society at tin of preserved plantains-the same
have tried many washes for) the meetings and collect funds on behalfof Apia. On the case being opened, one having been baked, and a little sugar
scale-insect on orange trees, but hith- the London Missionary Society. of the little plants was dead, and the scattered between the layers. Per-
erto without a rea'ly' satisfactory re Of the great success attending their I other in a weakly state ; grave doubts haps we have here a 'future rival of
sult. I have lately been persuaded to labours history has already made pub. were manifested that it also might not the fig, the date and the celebrated
try the following formula. Will you lic, in the shape of a very readable survive. However, by the care and dried Kaki fruit of the Japanese.
kindly give me your opinion on the book, entitled "South Sea Missionary attention bestowed upon it, and the -
same? Whale oil soap, six pounds ; Enterprises." The vessel was pur reviving effects of the Samoan soil, the "The wages of human labor in
soda, three pounds ; carbolic acid, one chased principally by the contribu- watchers were soon rewarded ; vigorous Japan are far lower than we bad any
pound, making, by the addition of tions of Sunday-school children, who life set in;and from the Chatsworth conc ption. The figures are given in
forty gallons of water, a completewash. were limited to penny subscriptions, plant all the bananas of that description an article in the Journal of Forestry,
J. and she was known as the "Camden" came which now spread over the showing why superior farm implementsare
Gambo Grove,Interlachcn. Fla.,Juno 4. brig. Lying in the London Docks, a north and south Pacific. J. L. E. not used. The writer states :
We have never tried the prepara- thorough overhaul was made, and The above interesting account of Farm labor is so cheap that it is
tion mentioned by our correspondent ; alterations to suit the extra numbershe practically impossible to overbid it
the introduction of the Cavendishii
shall be pleased to hear from any that had to carry out, as a staff of or with labor-saving machinery. Male
have used it. We have had best re- young men had expressed their inten- dwarf Banana into the Islands of the field hands work twelve hours per day,
tion of accompanying Mr. Williamsas Pacific bring to our notice the fact have five holidays in each month, and
sults with Hubbard's Kerosene Emul-
missionaries to the Pacific. that the Fiji Islands now constitute an receive their food, lodging and wagts,
sion. We have little faith in keepingthe The movements of Mr. Williams in ranging from ten to fifteen yen ((1.-t 14s
Insects off by using insecticides ; England had been watched with great exceedingly important fruitproducingregion. to f:2: lOs) per annum. Female
they do very well to rid infected treesat interest by men generally outside the In proportion to the declinein laborers work the same hours, are not

the start, but the best way to keep influence of the London Missionary I! popularity of baked missionaries, entitled to holidays, and receive, be-
Society. At an interview he bad with the native taste for fruit and horticul sides their food and lodging, about
them off is to give the trees high
the oi the of Lon- '
Corporation City seven (-tl 4s) annum.
tural pursuits has advanced. (This, yen per
culture and plenty to eat.-ED. DIS- don, he so convinced them that relig-
When Sambo and Hans Schneiderand
shows also how
perhaps, cannibalismand
PATCH. ion and commerce should go hand in
horticulture "hand in hand Mike and John Smith come downto
voted him
--- hand that they unanimosly go ;
The peach crop about Waldo is reported 500, on behalf of the Society he the same fact can be illustrated in Flor- such wages as these, perhaps it will

to be quite heavy this year, represented-a thing unheard of pre- ida at the present day-for who doubts be profitable in Florida to raise oranges -
large quantities now going forward. viously. Others, too, took a big inter the cannibalistic thoughts towards each and market them through the
of the est in what was being done, and one, Fruit Exchange. One dollar and fifty
Mr.\ Benj. Eager, proprietor
other of the in the Wash-
His Grace the Duke of Devonshire participants and dollars
Wacasasea mills, in this county, is cut probably cents two per day certainly
ting out 100,000 feet of lumber to be at Chatsworth, more than ington Navel soiree.) doesn't "jibe" well with tree! cents
ueed on DeLesseps' canal across the the rest. But baked bananas are not to be net per box of oranges. The laborer
When Mr. Williams went to Eng- 'sneezed at and is not in such an uncertain fix as the
Isthmus of Panama.Levy County even by Fijians, so
land, his son John, then a youth of employer in this case.
Times. read of banana
we eighty
an acre plan
fourteen, accompanied him, whom the -
The citizens of Chipley are talkingof Duke took charge of while Mr. Williams tation, the property of Messrs. Arm- In connection with the present rise

starting a fair there in the fall, to was making the tour of the Brit- strong and Huon, the same cultivatedby in the price of coffee, it will, perh-ips,
be generally kept up, to be called Associa the ish Isles. The youth was taken by thirty Polynsians and two Euro- comfort (?) some Floridians (on the
West Florida Agricultural UK Duke to Chatsworth and these that loves
grounds "misery company")
with the thatwe
tion. The affair is in the hands of several peans, same complacency
were to be considered the youth's head- to know that the coffee crop of Brazil
read Old Jack A Sea Tale
] prominent men.-Exchange. once ,
quarters. The change was remarkable, for 1887-8 will probably be less than
The pomological fact itself frequently from the modest dwelling of the South for Boys in which were thrilling descriptions one-sixth of the usual amount, owingto
refutes the assertion that apples Sea Islands one of England's stately of the construction of the the great damage done by "pro-
will not grow.in Florida, for they ma- mansions. Every comfort was provi- "palace" of a Fijian chief, at the foot longed drouth, frosts, and severe cold."
ture fully in the highlands of Middle ded for him, and youths about his own of every post of which was buried alive This, of course, is good news to 'the
Florida, where the, "June apple," age invited to meet him. After a slave to "hold it steady."" planters of Ceylon and Java'as was
ripens in May. Hon. .Matthew\ G. pleasant stay of some months the time In 1885 the value of pineapplesand Florida's "freeze" to the orange growers -
Floyd, of the 'Legislature, exhibitsfine came for young Williams to take his bananas exported from the Fiji of California. May Brazil's coffee
specimens raised on his place in departure, and prepare for the voyage.In Islands reached 8120,000.; A fruit crop turn out as much better than an-
Gadson county, fragrant,sweet and of conversation with the Duke the preserving company has been estab- ticipated, as Florida's oranges did last
good size.-Floridian. youth had thoroughly discussed South lished there, and canned Fiji fruits season.JUNE .




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:. :
The bottom of the propt' sed level. In the the entire bed so that there would be no ation the economy of water and fertilizers *

C arden center of the upright fix a pendulum unnecessary tramping on it. Now that the fact that it does not require
,. which should swing over a graded the bed finished the question of wateris
and is
watching in
scale with 0 exactly on a square with to be considered. When artesian wellsare always perfect

G" mBIQATION._ the bottom of the level and the center I easily to be had the supply is com- condition for plant growth, that at

of the pin on which pendulum swings. : plete, as all that will have to be doneis least five times as much truck can be
Mr. Marsh's Plan at Silver Beach. A plumb bob and string can be used : to run a pipe from the well to the grown on a given surface as in gardens

Irrigation is the sine qua non in instead of a pendulum with equally;.I head of the beds and into the sixinchtile. under the usual system Without In
the Florida garden. Various methods good results. This level is easily made The smallest possible stream is all
in labor and it clear thatit
and answers every purpose of a more that is wanted; but of course the size of seems
have been applied with more or less
expensive one. the bed would have something to do would pay even in trucking on a
efficiency, but none has given better After leveling the bottom tramp it, with the size of the stream. The pipe large scale.

satisfaction than sub irrigation as applied so as to make it as hard as possible, leading to a bed 5x50 need be no larger Some seem inclined to give Mr. Cole

by Mr. Clark Marsh, of Silver and on this put your cement, which than on<* fourth inch. Make a plug tor I credit for this method. We cannotsee

Beach, near Daytona, Fla., of whichwe should not be less than threequartersof the pipe and cut a crease in one side, or
that its modification of his
an inch thick. Be sure and plasterup better still, bore a little] hole in the plug a sys
gave a full account in our issue for the sides four or six inches, as and put a small piece of brass tubing tern in any sense unless all methods of

May 31, 1886. We have just had shown by the heavy, black line in di- about the size of a lead pencil, and let sub-irrigation are modifications of hie

from Mr. Marsh himself an account of agram. Portland cement is the bestto this run constantly. If there is no arte- system, for neither in its method of .
his use although half Rcsendale and sian well the he connected with
garden operations and the resultsof j line can obtaining nor distributing the water is

his method of irrigation for another AI it like his system as published. Mr

year. The quantity of truck he has / / 27/ / ,/ 555 Cole has tried his system in the same

taken from the small plat of groundhe / county with Mr. Marsh'a experiment

has prepared is simply incredible.The and it is a noteworthy fact that it has

Florida Agriculturist; has taken not thus far been successful. It seemsto

some pains to prepare the f blowing us that the credit for this plan and
its to Florida soils
detailed description of Mr. Marsh's
0 to Mr. Marsh, and him only. 1
system with diagram illustrations, i .

which we reproduce through its --r- i For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: .

courtesy : Sour Strawberries.The .
/i 7/// ; / ////////I
The most convenient form of bedsis ?"r'- / axiom that the nature of'soil
five feet wide and is to certain extent transmitted to its
as long as you A, soil; B, mulch, covering shell; C, shell; D, cement basin. a
wish. This width is taken because it products, will, perhaps, be admitted by
admits of the bed being worked from Portland make a very good cement. tank. After the whole bed is completed all who have made even a casual investigation -
both sides without having to trampon To somewhat lessen the cost of this it should be thoroughly wet of this matter. The straw-

them. After you have marked off cement lime can be used, making mor- down, and if the soil is not already berry is perhaps one of the best illus

your bed remove the soil to the depthof tar same as for plastering or other fertilized do so, giving it as much trations of this axiom. In this fruit

twenty-four or twenty-six inches, purposes, adding a little cement. humus as possible, and when the plant grows, develops, buds, blos-
according to the amount of shell and When this is thoroughly hardened a the time comes for planting put soms and matures its fruit in a few

mulch you are able to put in the bot- thin coat of cement is put on which in your seed, and you will be sur- months, receiving its sustenance,
tom. The depth of the soil when returned renders the whole water-tight. If you prised at the results. If you keep up largely from the soil in which it
should not be less than twenty use all cement do not let it dry too the supply of water when the dryest grows. It is not to be wondered at

inches, or the best results will not fol- quickly, but wet it down once or twice t weather comes you can go to your bed that the size, appearance, flavor and
low. Do not dig the sides straight a day, for if allowed to dry without i and you will find the soil moist rightup general characteristics of the fruit

down to the depth wanted, but let it properly seasoning, it will be brittle i to the surface. Thus the water should then be a fair index of the soil
slant in some six or seven inches from and break easily. After the bottom ; underneath not only lowers the tem- the food from which it fed. I was

the bottom ; this will give a much bet has thoroughly seasoned, put in the I perature of the land in summer but very much disappointed on my first
ter surface to cover with cement, and bottom of the cement basin two or! keeps it up in winter. Another important acquaintance with the Florida straw-

be much stronger. One thing neces three inches of shell, brickbats, or I feature of this system is thatno berry. From this sample, grown on
sary is that the bottom of the bed other hard non-destructible substancethat I fertilizer is lost, but whatever is low hammock, I felt constrained to

must be perfectly level, so that the will hold up the soil put on it !, put in the bed remains until it is taken condemn the State as not suited to its

water will be the same depth under [Mr. Marsh suggests an inch or two I up by the plants themselves, while in culture, but was agreeably surprisedto

the entire bed. For this purpose a more shells would be better.-ED. surface irrigation a large part of fer- find sometime after that there is as
spirit-level can be used, or if that is DISPATCH.] tilizer that is immediatly soluble in much difference in Florida fruit as in
not at hand a good level can be madeas water is leached and lost. Again, her soils.
At both ends of the bed six
follows, which will answer every ; put a water itself contains a large amountof Two years ago my neighbor, Mr.
will the bot-
inch tile that reach from
purpose. If there is to be much leveling fertilizer in a soluble form, whichis Manly, bought a few hundred straw- '
done it would pay to make two; tom to about two inches above the surface -i used by plants or deposited in the berry plants of the Wilson variety
of the soil. Into of these
one with a bottom board of eight or one soil by coming in contact with other :. and set them on low hammock-really
ten feet for leveling the bed length- have your water supply pipe end, as I elements, and introduces oxygen, nitrogen a muck sink drained-where the water
shown in other tile will show
wise, and a short one two and one- cut ; the I and carbonic acid gas to the stood in the ditches six to ten inches
half or three feet long for use across whether or not thp. water is working roots of the plants, producing mechanical from the top of the beds. Here the
the bed of shell. After I
the bottom. The following cut givesan freely through I I, and chemical actions in the plants grew as large and fine as I ever
and in '
idea of how they are made : you have placed your tile put soil which are conducive to great fer saw, but fruited very sparingly, and
your shell bed, cover this with about I)! tility. Thus, by retaining the water the berries, though large, were devoidof
two inches of pine straw, leaves, etc., 'j i by this basin and placing it where it flavor, were sour and unpalatable.Mr. .
to keep the sand from working down i will be drawn to the surface by cap- Benedict got plants of the same

. among the shells. One particular point :, illary attraction we save all this fertilize kind, at the same time, of the same
be observed here is that what-
to right i j put on by ourselves and also that lot and planted them on moderatelyhigh
ever the depth of shell and mulch you ; carried there by rains and dews. pine land fertilized with cotton-
under the soil which the ;
put covers ;
seed meal. The fruit Mr.
whole it least inch' This method will certainly for grown by
must come at one i pay
B. was as fine as; I ever saw of that
below the top of the cement wall, so I home gardens and for propagating variety. If the strawberries were

that when the basin is full the soil will!1! beds. Whether it can be profitably grown on our higher lands and irrigated -

act as a sponge and absorb the water, i 1!I: applied to market gardening is a in dry seasons, but little com-
which, by capilary attraction, will be;I,
i plaint would be heard about lack of
question experiment alone can settle.
drawn thesurface within reach of
to or
I flavor or sweetness. W. S. T.
A CHEAP LEVEL. .the plant's roots. After the mulching i Mr. Marsh's maximum estimate on Ft. Meade, Fla.,June 11th.

Take a four or five foot board thatis is put on, the soil that has been removed i!i the cost is five cents per square foot of -.- ---

true on one edge, and near the should be put back and( the whole lev- i I i garden surface. This seems to us an For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.

center nail or screw rn an upright eled off: It would be a good plan to :!i! under estimate, but even if it costs Tomato Culture.
piece about two feet lone, which must either mark the corners of the bed with There is no vegetable more healthful -
be put on exactly square with the a small post or have a board around I I I more than this, taking into consider- or relished by more persons than






the one formerly considered; poisonousby than to inadaptibility to climatic and of average fruit is sent to New York,

some, and worthless by many. The The Orchard.: : soil conditions and this may be almostor and there has not been enough "high
hammock lands in this State
are pecu- ____ ., _..._ _v_. _. .__ entirely controlled by pruning. Mr. class" Peen-tos to establish quotations.At .
liarly adapted to the tomato. On such
little or no fertilizer is needed, but on A HONEY ORCHARD. ]Lingke is so well convinced of this that the same time in other markets in

pine lands, a lack of humus must be What Goodrich-& Co. are- Doing next fall he will remove all the last neighboring cities selected fruit of

supplied for satisfactory results. For at Orange Park High I growth of the preceding Bummer. This superior quality has sold from five to

home gardens we would recommendthis Class Fruit Pays. spring he observed the leaves on his eight dollars per bushel through the
simple method of culture Set
your plants in rows three and a half We are indebted to Mr. O. V. trees to he curling and on closer ex- entire season. A fruit merchant in

feet apart and the same distance in Lingke, of Goodrich & Co., Orange amination he found that the bark on Tampa wrote an acquaintance of ours

the rows. Let the rows be of an even Park, Fla., for the following facts regarding the stems of the trees was not swellingfast t that he could not sell Peen-tos, they

number, and running north and south this firm's Honey peach or- enough to permit the natural were such a poor fruit nobody wanted

for the benefit of sunshine. If the chard at the above place, which is the growth of the tree. This he remediedby 1 them. Our friend sent him a few
land is
not sufficiently good to make a
fair crop of corn put a shovel full of admiration of all the peach fanciers of slitting the bark on the stems from crates and received a prompt reply

well rotted compost mixed with top the country side. During the winterof top to bottom, which proved effectual. 1 that there was no trouble in disposingof

soil under each plant, and set firmly 1885-6 two hundred Honey trees Last winter two hundred more trees such fruit, and asking a continuanceof

and deeper than when growing in seed were purchased from G. L. Taber, the were added to the orchard. Mr. L. his shipments. -

bed.When the plants begin to stir well known nursery- man, of Glen St. urges hat peach trees should be "Nuf sed"-the moral is plain : you
the ground frequently, and give an Marys, Fla. They were yearlings, planted as early as December; trees can't make money raising peaches in

occasional hoeing. When blossoms appear about the size of one's finger, and when set thus early will form new Florida unless you pr"duce fruit of a

prune the vines by cutting off all they had been cut back and plantedwere feeling roots during winter and be superior quality.

lateral shoots ; these appear just below about two feet high, anl,l looked ready to start off in good shapeas ,
the fruit stems. A cheap and efficient For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
mode of supporting the vines is as fol- like so many switches stuck in the soon as spring opens up, while Gathering Peentos.In .

G lows with the first ground. The first vegetables trees newly set must first become
: Beginning couple year the DISPATCH of Monday, the
" of rows, at one end set a pair of stakes were> grown between the peach trees. established or rooted, which our spring 13th, some one asks if there is any way

in such a manner that they will enter The truck (not the peach trees) was droughts often prevents their doing of picking Peen-to peaches without in-

4 the ground just outside of the line of fertilized with thirty-six one-horse until late, throwing them behind an juring the peach, and it is answered,
the rows, and cross each other at the 'They must be clipped ;" at best a
entire the current
height of about four feet over the middle loads of muck compost, half a ton of season. Early slow, tedious method, that injures the
space. Set corresponding stakes at \Vilcox & Gibbs' truck farmers' month this orchard received a liberal peach.

the opposite ends of the rows, and in guano,a quarter of a ton of land plaster application of Canada wood ashes, five There is a better way, which I discovered -

the middle, if necessary. This done, and native wood ashes, of the latter pounds to the older trees and three by accident in experimenting,

along the outside of these sloping to each'middle" pounds to the younger ones. Some trying all ways to get the peaches off
seven pounds were applied
stakes nail horizontal strips about six without cutting them. The stem is
think be the Chinese -
people seem to ause
between the In
or eight inches apart, the top one in trees. June : short, like the neck of a "hunchback,"
the crossing of the stakes. Train the of the same year three pounds of Can- races are peculiarly adapted to sunk between theshoulders. We found

vines over this frame work, securing ada wood ashes were applied to each Florida that they will grow on .our that in one way and direction the Peen -

them in place by tying with strings, tree. The trees made a fine growth, average soils without extra culture or to peach can be picked as easily as
if necessary. When the crop is removed fertilization. "Natural land" that any other peach, and leave the stem
two inches in
some being now over
the material of the
support can 011 the peach most always. For exam-
make twelve bushels of
be preserved for another crop. By diameter. They bore a number of will ten or ple, if the peach is on a twig take hold
pruning and training 'the can be this the sent corn to the acre will not grow peaches
crop peaches spring, specimens of the limb above the peach with the
increased and quality improved.W. I the DISPATCH being among the finest profitably any more than it will left hand, then carefully grasp the

S. T. Honey peaches we ever raw, many of grow oranges. Peach growing is des- peach with the right, and push in line
with the limb and the will break
tined t') be one of our leading industries -
them inches in
Mr. J. V. Capling, of San Mateo, measuring eight greatest loose from the tree and remain on the
but we fear of our peach
circumference. Mr. Lingke at- many
Fla., a "new comer, writes us : peach almost invariably.By .
"Things are doing first-class down tributes the early fruitfulness of the growers are making the same mistake examination you will see that

that, many orange growers have made the stem to which the peach is attached
here now ; we are getting nice rains trees, and the size and quality of the
do nut feed their trees enough. always at an angle more or less
for vegetation. I picked my first cucumbers peaches to liberal fertilizing and prun- -they grows

on the 12th day of May, and ing.. Last winter more than one half The result in the one case was thous- acute. By pushing against that anglethe

first tomatoes on the 26th day of May, ands of boxes of small, inferior, rusty stem splits off from the tree very
ot the last of the
not so bad for the late season. Butter- growth previous easily, no matter how ripe the peach.
beans I picked to day, the 1st day of season was cut back, and as oranges, and now we are getting small, "PRO BONO PUBLICO."
and nubbins for Hon- Fla.,June 10, 1877.
acrid Peen-tos Lawtey
day of June. This is not so bad for a a result, the trees are full
bed of sand. of foliage, and set a large eys about as big as gooseberries.This We acknowledge the corn. Since
.. wrote"they must clipped," whichwe
amount of fruit for trees so sort of fruit growing don't pay
State Items. presumed to be the case, the stem
Honeys like the specimenswe
As compared with the luxurious anyone. !
Mr. H. H. Deane, of Sanford, ex- have received from Mr. Lingke, being left on the fruit, we have been
Peen-to the is devoid
of foli-
hibits a radish inches long and
will sell for good prices in a market posting up on this peach business,and
of large size.Twentysix. age, throwing out long twigs bare of
take the following from our note-book :
with fruit. We
thousand crates of fruits leaves, except a small tuft at the end already glutted poor
and vegetables were handled at the ex- -at least this is characteristic in have had so many under-sized Honeysthat "Don't clip, split the stems off by

press office in Gainesville, during the East and South Florida, and on this the impression prevails that it is turning the peach half round and

month of May. has been be less a small fruit. The fact is in rich soil pushing towards base of limb."
account thought to .
Mr. W. T. Barrow, of Lake City,
with good treatment it is a large
suited these sections that the Peento
to The LeConte Pear.
shows onion which in
an was planted peach and the Peen-to is also a good
January, the weight of which i is one strain, for we have already in the This pear can now be considered a

pound and five ounces. offspring of the Peen-to a new groupof sized peach under such conditions.We success in this portion of Florida. The

Jack Smith, living near Eustis, hasa peaches of sufficiently marked shall have a depression in the trees in Judge Ed wards' and Dr. Iarshall's -

hen that laid an egg that was a curi-- family characteristics to constitute a peach business as we have had in the lots have a good showing of
osity. It was a large egg and around orange business unless our growers
strain-we might even call it a new
fruit, which are now three inches long
the middle
was a corrugated ridge
fruit of better To
about half inch than the race-were it not for the fact that it produce quality. and two inches in diameter. These
an higher
rest of the shell. On breaking it the is but a part of a well-known Chineserace. illustrate : During the entire season pears are of as fine a quality as any

yolk was found almost purple in color It is probable, however, that Peen-tos have been reported in light grown, and as they are now a proven .

and in the centre was a battered buckshot this deficiency in foliage on the demand in New York markets, selling success, we may look for this section
How it- into the being, in ten years, as famous for its
got egg a at indifferent prices because of the in-
of the in Peninsular Floridais
Honey as it is now for its Caches and
The buckshot is this pears
mystery. now in ferior quality of the fruit. The bulk ,
office.Lake Region. owing rather to characteristic habit oranges.-Micanopy Gazette.


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f520 -THE FLORIDA DISPATCH._: [JUNE'20' 1887


red, but when fully expanded the found with this plant and the ampe- None of the cultivated varieties'exceed

Ornamental rOpticultUl'e.! petals only show a pure white surface, lopsis covering the walls of temples.The in brilliancy of coloring the vivid
form with white mark-
with occasionally a little pink tinge. variegated scarlet of this beautiful native. We
BY W. C.-sTEELE. ings in the leaves, is used for edging,
Parquerette deserves the name of forms walk border when do not understand why it is not more
...___ u -- a neat
HOSES. Little White Pet more that the one clipped. It does not do well under generally cultivated in the flower gar-

that bears it. It is the smallest of the the drop of trees. I do not know thatit dens of Florida-ED. HORT.
The Best Varieties for Florida. has fruited in America. ---- .- ..
lot double and
very always! pure
Owing to the difference in climate white. Euonymus Sieboldianus is also from Perennial Phlox.

this State and the North Japan, a glossy evergreen with green- These
between we are very deservedly popularat
There number of other varie-
are a
ish white flowers, and fruit which does
can grow a class of roses in the open Perle the North, and as they seem to do
ties of Polyantha rose, of them not reach maturity here. It does
air without protection which requireto d'Or, canary yellow, and Mad. Law- well on the south side of rocks in well- well even when fully exposed to the

be grown under glass there. There, rence, very small and very double, drained soil as a halftrailing plant. sun, there is no reason why they shouldnot
nothing better than the Hybrid Mr.\ Fal-'oner writes that with him it be more commonly grown in this
pink, are reported to me by correspondents -
Perpetual, which are not by any means well. becomes a dense hemispherical sub- State. For the benefit of those who
as very bush and a handsome
perpetual bloomers in that climate, A description of the Tea, Climbing Burden evergreen plantsEuonymus very may wish to experiment with them we

can be grown,in the open air. Tea and Hybrid Tea varieties must Japonicus in many varie- quote the following from Vick's Magazine -

Here we never have sufficient frostto lie over until next week. ties are evergreen shrubs, some with :
seriously injure the most tender .. leaves variegated with white and yel- To Have a continuance of these
Transplanting Cabbage Palmet- low markings. Here they are not handsome summer and autumn flowers,
varieties of Tea roses. Therefore, we
toes. quite hardy, but south of Washingtonthey and at the same time fine panicles of
may confidently plant any variety with W. H. B. asks how to move the flourish in the open ground. A bloom, it is a good plan to strike a few

the assurance that it will not be winter Cabbage palmetto? species from Japan, called Yessoensis, cuttings annually and to discard all

killed. But some varieties do not promises well, but has not yet fruited. stools at four years old. These phloxesare
In digging the trees do not to
seem to be suited to our soil and clim- I Euonymus Europceus- European very gross feeders, and make a 4.
The the 'save the roots, but cut; them all off : Spindle Tree-is a large shrub, reach- great quantity of surface roots, and
ate. Perpetuals are
Hybrid within a few inches of the trunk. Cut ing in some varieties a height of twenty will by the expiration of the time

"'most notable instance, with few exceptions the tops off'and set very deep. Theyare feet, and has rose-colored and orange stated have completely exhausted the "i

this class of roses may be quite easy to make live, provided fruit. It is more liable to insect at- soil about them, which is always succeeded +

counted a failure in Florida. They specimens selected are not too large. tacks here than other species. The by the deterioration of the

grow 0 well enough, but fail to bloom ...- wood has been used for spindles and flower spike itself. They delight in a
will bloom For Ornamental Planting.On knitting needles from the earliest ages. well enriched soil, and, like the chrysanthemum
satisfactorily. They very It is also used for piano keys, cups, should never know want
well in April and May but the rest of this subject the following from pipe bowls and a charcoal for artists.It of water, and after the first year may

the year they stand idle, some of them The Press, of Philadelphia, will be of i has many varieties, one with white be greatly assisted by liquid manure.

giving an occasional stray bloom of general interest. Most of the varie- fruit, another with purple, another Taking into consideration their ten-

small size and poor quality. There ties are evergreen, and while some with green, one with much broader dency for rooting on and near the
I. leaves than the and E. surface will not do this much
. species, one ( (they so
have not been tested in Florida
said be this rule yet ,
are to exceptions to ,
E. var. nana.) that grows scarcelymore provided the ground below is well dug
but with our present experience we they will, doubtless, all of them do than two feet high in the form and heavily manured), I plant them

cannot recommend a single variety of well : of a miniature Lombady poplar.- somewhat deeper than I should other-

this class. If our readers know of Euunymus alatu8-the Winged Spin- Jackson Dawson, Arnold Arboretum. wise do.
-.H ---.-
dle Tree-comes from Japan and formsa
that,they can consciously recom- .
any Experience With Hibiscus.A
Raised Flower Beds.
dense head, rarely more than three
mend, we should be glad to hear from of Park's Floral
them. feet high. Its flowers, too, are dark If these are objectionable at the
and lusterless but the fruit is of
early Magazine'writes ;
.. North much in this
continuous and abundant they are more so
The most bright red, and the foliage turns to "Two years ago I bought a lot of
bloomers the Noisette and the and scarlet in There State, under our almost tropical san.
are orange autumn. flower seed, and with them a packet of
Polyantha varieties. Of the Noisettes seem to be two varieties of this species, Hibiscus seed mixed varieties, selectedout Carrie's Monthly says :

Solfaterre, yellow, and Lamarque, one of which has much more marked of the collection for the window The center of a flower bed shouldnot
"wings" than the other. garden. I sowed them, and they came be raised very much above the
white, are very vigorous growers and Euonymus verrucosus is so called up nicely and grew to be three to four level of the sides. A flat surface is

free bloomers. Two other Noisetteroses from the warty appearance of its feet high the first summer. In the objectionable, but a very steep one is

the Marechal Niel and Chroma- branches-singular dark brown ex- winter I put them in my greenhouse, even more so, as water, whether in the

tella (Cloth of Gold), are well known, cresences on the green bark. It comes as I supposed to bloom, but they com- form of rain or applied from a ,water-

they are not so vigorous on their own from Austria and Hungary, and grows menced to turn yellow and died downto ing can, when needed to wet the soil, t
eight or nine feet high. the roots. In the spring I put themin passes off on the steep surface without
roots and should always be budded on Euonymus nanus is a beautiful low pails and boxes again. They start- being permitted to sink into the soil

a Multiflora or Salfaterre stock ; when evergreen, resembling in appearance ed up from the roots and grew larger to the required"depth. If steep beds
this is done they have no rivals. somewhat a Daphne cneorum. The than ever, and in July and August must be used, then the soil must be

The Washington, also a Noisette, is purple flower clusters are rather pret- commenced to bloom, one yellow with kept rough and loose to arrest and ab-
ty and abundant, and the pod which brown centre, one white with red cen- sorb the falling rain ; or such plants
though hardly
a_ strong grower, follows is of a bright rose color and tre, and the rest were pure white. A may be planted as shall, from their
climber, and is the most constant opens to show a deep orange berry. It few did not bloom at all. The flowers low, compact habit of growth, accom-

bloomer we know of, flowers pure grows rapidly, will do well in a some- were nearly as large as saucers. The plish the same independent'of the cul-

white, loose and coarse, a very fine what shady and dry position, and bloom lasts one day. They are large tivation of the soil.
ornamental shrub for the garden but makes a most effective addition to the and showy and I think they are very 4

not good for cut flowers.Of trailing or creeping plants for banks pretty. I have them in the celler Rose Niphetos, it is said, upon good
and rocks. again, resting. Are they perennials ? authority, grown under glass, has
the_ Polyantha roses we have Euonymus latifolius, from Germanyand Are they hardy ? I am pleased with been known to blossom nine monthsin

tested, Mignonette, Mad. Cecil France, is a small tree in habit, them, but they certainly do not belongin the year ; pruned as occasion re-
Bruner, Little White Pet and Paque- and about the best of the whole fam- the window." quired.

retta. They are all constant and free ily. The leaves are broad and glossy, Most of the varieties of Hibiscus are Palms are readily raised from seeds,
the flowers greenish white, the fruit
bloomers. The first is pink and white, hardy in this State. In addition to although' the case of some of the
large and brilliant and hanging on
in clusters. The the varieties have number species much patience has to be exer-
blooming very large long stems. This species should not imported we a
cised it is often months sometimes
second is salmon pink, buds seldom be crowded among other shrubs, but of native species varying in color as ,
borne in clusters, but one of the most t, allowed to develop its graces as a single from white through different shades of years, they germinate.
lawn The Prairie Farmer : Cape jes-
tree.Euonym'Ls says
beautiful miniature rose buds imagin rose color to scarlet.
radicans is a climbing samine, O'irdenia Florida, blossomsare
able. The third also blooms in im. The scarlet species, H. coccineus is
from to ,
species from,Japan that clings to woodor shipped Chicago
mense, clusters, often almost hidingthe stone by rootlets like those of climbing much sought for by northern florists and retailed on the streets at the rate

foliage, the outside of the bud if J hydrangea, and in its home it is I and their customers. of three for a nickel.




JUNE 20, 1887.] =THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.: ----- 521

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: If you do not succeed the first time, poorest) can have an abundance of

ptonie Interests.BY Tobacco. try again with less quantity. Have resh air in this country.A .

? Editor Home Interests: your griddle quick until you get the simple and effective remedy for
'" How is home affected by tobacco? turn and it will out nice
MRS. E. A. HILL. come l poisons) and one that is usually to be
In connection with your article on and delicate. Be sure you stir every f bund in most hoi ses, is a mixture of

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: Heredity, it would be a good plan to time you pour your mixture on the s alt and mustard, a large tables]oon-
consider the effect of this most potent griddle. dissolved in of
What do You Think of It? ul of each a cup water.
and deadly poison on the system, and Always remember that Napoleon I. Vs soon as vomiting has ceased, give
The letter given below together with its effects on the offspring ot those who used to make a special effort to get to he patient the whites of two eggs, or

the reply has been handed to us and we are the; victims of it. First, it weak- the house of an old lady who could hree; or four spoonfuls of sweet oil, if

ask a careful reading of both, and in ens the whole physical system. This make the nicest turn on her omelet.A you have it ; if not, melted butter.
be denied. Let take GENT VOLUSIA. .
cannot one OF
any -- --- --
order to call out the facts as seen by
enough to bring on the tobacco sick- Comments : We can assure our correspondent Recipes.
actual settlers, we ask our readers to ness and they will feel the effect of the that the above recipe is PICKLED .JEACHES.-After the

send us comments and give us opinions poison in every nerve and muscle of excellent, having been presented on peaches are peeled, allow one-h; lf

: the body, and by using it steadily it several occasions with a nice omeletfor jf sugar to each pound of fruit. With

MRS. R. VOLUSIA Co. FLA.-I comes to permeate the entire man, not breakfast by the above gentleman, is little water as possible make a syrup

would like to ask some questions about only can you small it in the breath, and we are happy of this opportunityto of the sugar ; when the syrup is quite

home life in Florida. I hear that but it passes through every secretory render thanks for the same.-ED. clear, just scald the peaches in it, and

many women are dissatisfied and wantto organ, which at once goes to work to H.I. then place them carefully into medium

get back to their old home again, carry it off and out, so as to save the How a Woman--.Keeps- a Secret.It sized glazed, stone jars ; sprinkle

that they find life a hard one in your organism of the poor body, but the re- plenty of stick cinnamon and a few
State and an unsatisfying one. Will sult is always to weaken and wear out is an old quip upon women that cloves between the fruit. Let the
but the tact
they cannot keep secrets
tell if this is the faster. ; boil for five minutes
you please me case syrup longer,
is they are the only part of humanitythat
generally ? I am anxious to know as Some say they need it as a medicine.If then add pure vinegar, sufficient to
i) there is a prospect of our going there this be true, it should only be usedto can. A wife keeps a husband'ssecret give a pleasant sub-acid taste ; let it
incomparably safer than he does
before if oldest stop pain, as any other medicine. boil and at
long our daughter getsno is up again, once pour over
hers.V e calculate that there onedrunken
better this summer ; her disease is If the subject of poison be worth the peaches. When cold, tie up well,

. what is called general debility, but we notice, it should be looked after in the wife to about drunken four husbands.In hundredand and store in a dark, cold place.
' fear it will result in consumption if article of tobacco, as well as opium or TOMATO PRESERVES. Those who

she is not helped. Do you think she any other poison. See the sick child gambling, licentiousness, lying, have the small, pear-shaped tomatoes,
cheating hypocrisy,covetousness, thereis
and smell the nicotine in the breathof ,
would be likely to improve in your i will find this a delicious way of pre-
much the same proportion.Yet .
State? the father, and, in some cases, the pretty serving them. Scald and peel care-
of the four hundred and ninety-
MRS. A. A. BROWNING.Grand the mother also. Ask them how long fully ; prick with a needle to prevent
nine wives, four hundred conceal,
used it. Oh it
Rapids, Michigan. they have they say bursting, and put their weight in sugar
cannot hurt the baby. Not hurt the cover up, silently endure the terrible over them. Let them lie over night,

REPLY. baby Why, it has hurt me in the secret, while one husband mourns over then pour off all the juice into a pre-
his wife's frailty in the study of his
short stay it was necessary to make kettle and boil until it is
serving a
and to the ear of his friend,
it little medicine. The pastor
just to give a thick clarifying it with the
see no good reason why women shouldbe loving mother will grieve at the child'ssickness and probably complains of it to a white of syrup an ,egg ; add the tomatoes
dissatisfied here know thatit when in fact the wonder is court of law. It is the same between
more and boil until they look transparent.A .
is occasionally the case, but that it is it could live at all. Now, mothers brother and sister. The secrets a piece or two of ginger root, or one
talks about are of the kind
generally so we do not believe. Some think, and men remember, that the lemon to a pound of fruit sliced thin
health and mortals of our offspring are that are unimportant and most agree- and cooked with the fruit will improve -
persons come to a new country and affected by all these habits, especially able to hear. But of serious secrets it.
settle in the back woods she is reticent as the That is
maybe yet by all those that the smallest touch grave. A PEACH PIE.-A peach pie madein
some seem to expect or want all the leaves a smell. Young ladies shoulduse our observation, and in our various a deep dish is a rich and delightful

conveniences of the town or city, and their influence in the right direc- relations of physician, minister and dish to be eaten warm at this season.

because they are not to be had, thereis tion here. I once witnessed a little unordained lawyer, we have had room Cover a deep pie plate with a pastry
for deal of observation.
discontent and fault finding. If a scuffle for a kiss. Lee said he was go- a great_ -.-.A.- --n_,..,.-,- : not too rich, and set in a moderateoven
woman wants to see the latest syles, togo ing to kiss Sue. He was handsome, andso Card Etiquette. and let dry so that it will not be

to fashionable entertainments, to was she ; but she would not allow soggy. Let it cool when dried, and
read the latest novels out, and to do this. When asked the reason, she told Turning down the upper right hand fill with cut-up peaches. Take a half

the thousand and one things that follow him that no one could kiss her who corner or end of a card signifies that dozen soft peaches, peel, take out the

in our large places, then she smoked and chewed tobacco. I be- one has called in person. A visiting pits, and place in a thin muslin cloth.
card received stands for call of
should not come here. But there is lieve he concluded to stop.COUNTRY. a cour- Wash out the juice and pulp with a

health in our pine laden woods, and DOCTOR.For tesy. It is acknowledged by a callor wooden spoon. Pour on this: half a
one's card in
comfort in our mild and pleasant 4 by sending return. cupful of boiling water. Sweeten and
the FLOKIUA DISPATCH When making a formal call, a gentleman i
climate ; if one desire these things and thicken with a teaspoonful of corn-
asks if I the ladies at home. If
can appreciate them at their full An Omelet. are starch. Sweeten the peaches in the
value. EdUor Home Interests: they are not, he may leave one card pie with plenty of powdered sugar.
for each for all. Custom
The work in a family is done far There is an inquiry in your valua ries this, or one va- Pour over the thickened juice and

easier here ; there is no preparationto ble department of the FLORIDA DISPATCH on -point.- .-.*. -- cover with a rich, thin crust having
make for a cold winter, and this is -How to make an omelet. several slashes in the centre to let out
Home Hints.
an item of no small import. The This is one of the most delicious ways the steam. With the finger press a
ground is easily worked and can be of using eggs and it is also a saving'! I always told you that not having gutter around the edge of the pie,
what ailed the
planted in something every month in as you can make three equal five every: enough sunshine was making a little hole occasionally so

the year ; so there is no need of the. time. Now the way to get a nice one: world. Make the people happy and that the juice will not run over. Bakein

; men and boys staying in doors and is to beat the whites and yelks separately there will not be half the quarrelingor a quick oven.

the girls will find it pleasant to be out t I beat well, then beat all together, a tenth part of the wickedness A CAKE THAT NEVER FAILS.
Maria Child.A .
Where four eggs are used, take foul r there is.-Lydia Two cups of white sugar, half a cup of

too.Bring your sick girl here by all heaping teaspoonsful of flour, well dig chair high enough for one to set buster, one cup of sweet milk, three

means. If there is help for her you solved, as you do for gravy, in a teacupful in and use one's arms freely in cook cups of flour into which two teaspoonfuls -

will find it in our piney woods and I of sweet milk, or water will do,. ery manipulations, is the most sensible of baking powder has been stirred

among our resinous! breezes. Makeup \ Mix this with the eggs in a bowl and yet invented for woman. No man before sifting, the whites of five eggs

your mind to give up the old season with salt and pepper to taste. ever stands to perform any work that beaten to a stiff froth. Beat the sugar

things for the new, if you think the Stir up and fry on a griddle as you d() he can do in a sitting position. and butter to a cream, and then add

new most desirable. I am sure thai t your griddle cakes, rolling !it over Woman is ever last to accept an the milk and flour, stirring the eggsin

health is better than sickness and thai t carefully and turning as would a nicE easier method. ast. Flavor with vanilla or lemon.
a genial.climate is better than an un. dish of egg. Four eggs will make foui r Once a week, or as often as possible, For the cake that never fails this is

genial one, and that when the e rolls. Use a little butter to fry in, 01]r the year round, hang the bedding out the recipe par excellence. I use it for

\' y: States are weighed in the balance this s; you can grease your griddle with lare d to air in the sun and wind. This is marble, fruit, silver and every other

c will not be found wanting. and add butter to give the proper fla- not only a sanitary precaution, but ito kind of cake, stirring in my fruit,

Yours, respectfully, vor, there should be enough grease:! t is a great pleasure to have the bedding chocoate: or whatever other ingredientI
MRS. R. keep from sticking. smell so sweet and fresh. Even the wish to employ at will.

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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. New Peaches. curved point ; flesh white, flecked with other California and Florida varieties

The first week in June we received red fine grained, melting and juicy ; scoring equally as well. We have had
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor.
specimens of three new peaches. The sweet, sprightly, with very slight I reports from the best pomologists in

Contents. first came from P. C. Miiinicb, of noyau flavor ; quality good. Numbertwo this State, who have, during the past

TUB ORANGE GROVE-The Navel, Docu- Waldo, with whom it originated, and : same, only larger and withoutthe winter, tested the finest Riverside

nia mentary and the Evidence Rivers,.Navel the Saunders; New Varieties Ba-. who has called it the "Maggie." It is noyau flavor ; we presume this to Washington's that could be obtained,

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Poor Pine Land
Grove Treatment, Clean Culture, a seedling from the Peen-to, ripening, be Cessna's Superior. Both are seedlings in comparison with several varieties of

sider's Mulching Opinion Green.Crops, etc.; A River- 516 so Mr. Minninch informs us, with its of the Peen-to and it will be the oranges grown in this State ; the

ENTOMOLOGiCAi/A New Insect -The.New. Tetranchus. .;. 516 parent. The following is a description noted closely resemble the Bidwell in mead of excellence in every instancewas

TROPICAL A Good PLANTS-The insecticide.....Cavendish. ... ... ..Banana .-. 517 of this peach: General appear- description. Number three we describe given the latter. One well known

.,. 517 size medium follows fair Florida declined makea
to to
T1iS GAUD BN-Irrigation, Mr. Marsh'sPlan ance very good ; large; as : Appearance ; pomologist

; Tomato at Silver Culture Beach; Sour.. .Strawberries .. .-. 518 shape round, somewhat oblong, with size medium ; skin smooth ; shape comparative statement on the groundthat
ThE ORCIIARD-A Honey Orchard; What slight suture and slightly recurved elongated, with indistinct suture and the disparity was too great to be
Goodrich & Co. are Doing at Oran'gePark
High Class Fruit'ays Gathering point ; color light yellow, heavily slightly re-curved point ; color dull believed. These opinions will be received -
Peen-Tos; the LeConte P>ar. 519
ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE Rose* ; washe with carmine ; cling ; flesh red, with occasional tinge of green ; as authoritative by our own
Transplanting Cabbage Palmettoes;
For Ornamental Planting; Experiencewith \white, fine grained, melting and juicy; free ; large, coarse, pointed seed ; flesh growers. Our California friends may
Hibiscus; Perennial Phlox
Raised Flower rteds .... ..; 520 sweet with slight noyau flavor; quality greenish; white, with traces of red, firm, claim that interest has warped judo
HOME INTERESTs-What do You Think
of it; Tobacco; An Omelet; How a fair, lacks tone. As compared with coarse: grained, (fibrous) sweet and ment, but they certainly cannot set
Woman Keeps a Secret Card Eti-
quette; Home Hints; Recipes; 521 the Bidwell, which in general it resembles meaty ; quality fair. Evidently a up this plea in regard to the New

EDITORIAL-New; Marketing Peaches.the Next WashingtonNavel Crop. ... 522 it is higher colored, larger free stone, Indian Blood. Jude[ Orleans test.
Kelsey's Plum; New Disease; Barr's Cessna says of it : "Number three I
Daisy Heads the List 523 and a finer looking peach, but lacks We submit the following proposi-
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.... .. .. .. .. 623 think is the coming peach. Second
MARKET REPORTS....... ... ... .. . ... .. 523METEORLOOICAL : the latter's sprightliness. It shouldbe year in bearing. Ripe three weeks tions: First, that Florida has grown
MARKETING Suggestions to the Exchange -523: borne in mind that the test is not ago. The specimen sent is the onlyone the genuine Washington Navel as

The Auction;Tariff System on Oranges,the History.. .... .and.. 524 absolute, as we have seen but comparatively -I. left, and a very poor one at that, long as California ; second, that the
Growth in New York City What Con- about two thirds usual size."
few "Maggies, and these were quality of this variety grown in this
stitutes a Legal Sate, Can Vegetables, .
Berries,etc., be Sold at Auction Suc- in all different 4 State is if not to
cessfully? Auctioneering Oranges 525 probability grown on very The Washington Navel. fully equal, superior,
FLORIDIAN-From the East Coast the soil from the Bidwell. the Riverside Washington Navel ;
Orange Groves, a New Disease, Opium On another page C. S. Burgess, of third, that we have other varieties
Notes the
Growing Mosquitoes; by
Way; A Prosperous Section of the The second variety received was Riverside, California, says, during a which are superior in quality and pro-

made State; Butter Peaches and and Garden Cream;Sass Home-vs. Cessna's Superior, from Judge W. K. recent trip to Florida he did not seea lificness to the latter.Marketing .
Store Goods 526 ..
Cessna Gainesville Fla. In -
The County of Lake; Too Many of this appearance single genuine Washington Navel
Kind; Notes from Lake. . ... .. . 527 the received the Next Crop.
POULTRY AND' APIARYKennel, Grove specimen was orange tree, and that all the Navels
and Chickens Poultry, Some Yard, Desirable Hawks vs.Breeds White; finest fruit of the Peen-to strain we he did see were what is called in Cal- We commend to the attention of

Care of Dogs During Summer Months, have ever seen. Its outward characteristic ifornia Australian Navels. Inasmuchas our orange growers and the :Florida
An Effective Way of terminating
Maiden Cane 528 did not differ materially from Fruit. Exchange the communicationfrom
we have several distinct varieties of
M.\ S. Moreman of the
the "Maggie. Unfortunately we did one
We have received some very fine the Navel bearing in this State, including -

samples of Florida honey from the not have an opportunity to test its the Washington Navel from stockholders of the Exchange, which

apiary of A. C. Hart, Eustis, Fla. quality, as before we could get a sketchof Riverside, as well as the WashingtonNavel appears on another page in this issue.

.. it executed it was too far gone to from Washington, it is evidentMr. Mr. Moremen points out the general

W. P. Wright, of Drayton Island, eat. Judge Cessna describes it as follows Burgess' observations while in dissatisfaction, or rather disappointment -

Fla., writes us under date of June 13, : "Size above medium, shape per- Florida were very restricted: indeed. with the results obtained by the

1887, in reply to J. K. Hawkin's in- fect, flavor tart enough to make it a We are not prepared to assert that the Exchange during the past two seasons.

quiry as to the best variety of cabbageand good cook, yet when eaten as a table Riverside Washington and the Washington 0 Avers that the growers had reason to

best time to plant "Fottlers. fruit it leaves a delightful longing for obtained direct from the Department I expect greater things. Suggests that

Plant in October, (10th to 20th). more." are identical, but the indi- radical measures be taken at once to

Commission men will notify him whento The third came from E. T. Bentley, cations point very much that way. initiate a new departure, with the

Satsuma Hights, Fla., aDd answers to Even if the twelve trees obtained from ultimate purpose of making Jackson-
-- ville the market for the sale of
We find desk this description : Appearance good ; Brazil were of more than one variety, great
on our just as we go i
size medium round with our oranges. The advantage of sell-
fine of the ; shape it is probable that among the many
to a very specimen
ing our fruit at home is clearly
recurved point and moderate appar-
General Lee Chinese slightly trees and buds sent to Florida, we
peach ( cling
it is the ultimatum
suture color greenish yellow slightly ent to every one,
strain from J. K. Russell Olustee ; have obtained some from each of the
) ,
washed with red flesh white which the managers of the Exchange
Fla. who has several heav- ; cling ; dozen trees. Mr.\ Burgess sums up the
trees very
fine grained and melting, not as juicyas have had in view all along. But as
ily fruited. "This is a fair sample of matter in this wise: Washington
the Peen-to sweet sprightly and our correspondent says, its realizationhas
; Navel is unexcelled no
all the which this ; orange grownin
on average at present an, unpleasant dim-far-
rich ; quality good. We have receivedno California or Florida equals it so
size. The general crop will be ripe ; oflness. Mr. Moremen urges that thisis
about the 20th inst" account of this peach as to time of says every one that has tested a full- an auspicious time to bring about

4 ripening or characteristics of tree. It ripe Washington Navel.! It is singular this result. If the pledge of a million

Admitting that the WashingtonNavel does not seem to be of Peen-to or how interest warpeth judgment. boxes can be had, as he suggests, there

is an orange of superior excel- Honey strain. Should judge it to be This statement may be true so far as certainly would be no difficulty in
carrying out the plan. Can the million
lence, which, together with its readily of"Spanish strain" or "type. California is concerned, but it is very boxes be had ? The whole thing

distinguishable trade mark, commandfor Since writing the foregoing we have wide of the mark as applied to Flor- hinges on this.William .

it a high price in market, is the received more specimens from Judge ida. At the South Florida Exhibi- .

tree prolific enough to warrant its Cessna. There are three different tion, Orlando, 1887, the Florida Washington H Bates, Sanford, Fla.,
for ? This kinds numbered outranked the Riverside Washington asks : "Will you oblige me by givingwe
general planting profit seems respectively, one, information as to the value per

to be "one of the things no fellow can two and three. Number one, we describe (both Florida grown), and the hundred weight of fresh water fish for

find out" Our California friends are as follows: Appearance good ; Madam Vinous, an Indian river seed- composting for fertilizing purposes.

silent on this point. We should like size medium ; skin smooth ; shape ling, surpassed them both in estimationof Also, the best method of compostingthe

to have a statistical showing of the round, slightly oblong, with moderate the judges. At New Orleans the fish" to make fertilizer for vege-
of number of Riverside and short re-curved Riverside Navels California
yield a grovesof suture point ; ( grown) Will some of our readers who have

this variety extending over a color pale yellow, washed with car- by no means ranked first, the Austra- used fish compost reply to our corres-

period of several years. mine;cling; thick seed, having slightly lian Navel (California! grown) and pondent ?

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JUNE 20, f887.1 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. -- 523

Kelsey's Plum.E. ture will do, and is destined to have PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. "Eureka."

S. Bugby, Palatka, ,Fla., asks : an important bearing on grape cul- After so long a time it is found what 'i

"Will it do to bud the Kelsey plum ture in South Florida. Mr.\ Masters CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher, the pine groves and orchards need to j
-- make them vigorous and healthy, some- ',:
he has raised three of
on the common wild plum? Wherecan says crops grapes thing good and cheap. Only $16 per ton "'I
buds be had ?" in one year by a system which he wil THE FLORIDA DISPATCHis delivered. Read the following testimonials -
a 21-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE,
The Kelsey can be "worked" on the some day expatiate upon for the benefit HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATIONand and for further information address,
of our readers. His vines bore HOME INTERESTS in FLORIDA. C. H. REDDING,

common wild, or Chicasaw plum. plentiful in June, September and Terms of Subscription.Two Lane Park Fla

Most growers prefer peach stocks, how- October. Mr. Masters\ had Dollars per year, in advance, postpaidto EUSTIS, FLA., May 25th, 1887.
many any part of the United States or Canada
the is in France and 10 foreign countries comprised in Postal : reply
ever, as Kelsey a more vigorous years experience Italy
Union, Two Dollars and Fifty cents. to your question "What do you think of
grower than the Chicasaw. A rapid in this country, and is very competentin The date when the subscription expires is Calcined Humus as an orange tree fertil-
his on the Address Label of each paper, the izer I will in that I used it
profession JJake Region. reply state on
growing plum stock on which to "work"both change of which to a subsequent date be-
Mr. A. A. Wolcott has comes a receipt for remittance. No other re- a young grove last year, and no other
peach and Kelsey plum, wouldbe shipped up ceipt is sent unless requested.The fertilizer, and it was and is the verdict of
to date about 150 crates of peaches, paper is stopped at expiration of the all who saw it that it is one of the most

an important addition to the successful and is not near through yet. The subscription When a change, unless of previously address is renewed.desired, both healthful and thrifty in this sectionI .

,growing of these orchard fruitsin first three crates shipped, sold in New the old and new addresses should be given. used three tons on my old bearing

York for twelve dollars Remittancesat grove and it is putting on a fine healthy
this State. It is probable that the per crate.
the risk of the sender unless made by growth and blooming well. I expect to
Blackman plum, the Kelsey itself, or The returns received to date are net- registered letter or by check, express order, use ten or twelve tons next year.
him twelve dollars or postal order, payable to CHAS. W. DA-
ting some T. J. WILLIAMSON.
some other plum will, in time, supplythe per COSTA, Publisher of the Florida Dispatch,
bushel. There is as much money to LANE PARK, FLA., June 8th, 1887.
deficiency. Buds can be had of be realized on one acre of peaches as Advertising Rates. MR. C. H. REDDING, Sir: My husband
L. Taber Glen St. $1 00 per inch first insertion 50 cents per bought of last January a half ton of
George Marys, on five acres of oranges.:: -Bronson inch for each subsequent Insert.1 on. you
"Calcined Humus" a portion of which
Fla. Times. Preferred Positions, Next Reading or on Cover:
was used on young orange trees and the
.-.-4 $1.40 inch first insertion 70 cents
4 per ; per remainder
flowers of
Telegraph Vegetable Markets. inch for each subsequent insertion. on my consisting
A New Disease. 10 per cent.off on 2 months' contracts. Roses, Geraniums, Hibiscus, Verbenas,
Special to the FLORIDA DISPATCH: 20" "on 6" Helitropes and various shrubs, and with-

I, Our East Coast Correspondent in an OFFICE FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, Advertisements 30"/ "on 12"usr be acceptable" in out any hesitation I pronounced it the

article which appears elsewhere in this NEW YORK, June 16, 1887. EVERY respect. best fertilizer I have seen used, both for
Florida Cucumbers .... .per crate 25 50 THE FLORIDA DISPATCH Is sent free to flowers and fruit trees, and it affords me
issue calls attention to a new disease Florida Squash, . per crate 40 50 tho-e who advertise in it,as long as adver- pleasure to speak in its favor.
.... .
Florida Tomatoes. per crate 75@ 1 25 tisement
which is attacking the orange trees Florida Watermelons.. .per 100 20 U0((* 00 continues.Address MRS. FANNIE ERFERR.
Florida Irish Potatoes.prlme per bbl 3 50@ 3 75 CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher,
LANE PARK, FLA., June 8th. 1887.C. .
in that section. We have observedthe J. D. HASHAGEN, Jacksonville, Florida.
H. REDDING, GEN. AGT.. Dear Sir:
in other of the Eastern Agent. ------ We have used
same thing parts Florida Railway & Navigation Company.I between thirty and forty
Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH. tons of Calcined Humus since buying our
Slate. Full grown trees, in vigorous NEW YORK, June 15, 1887. begto advise that on June 20th, 1887. first half ton of :you last summer, and

condition apparently, wither and ulti-- The market has fully recovered from this Company will formerly open for applied to 60 acres of young orange trees,

mately die. No cause can be discov- the heavy receipts of tomatoes early in Plant passenger traffic its new extension to set in groves from one to two years, five
the week and good stock selling todayat Uity. pounds to the tree and added one fifth as
ered in root or top. Some attribute $1.50 to $1.75; steamer due tonightwill This portion of the line, from Wildwood much cotton seed meal as there was .
and further to Plant City, will be known as the humus, and beg to state that the growthis
bring light shipment a
this to the severe cold of January, 86. a
Tampa division ofthe F. R. &N.
system, good and We
advance is anticipated. Ship only choice altogether satisfactory.
It seems scarcely credible, however, stock and it will do well; choice egg; making only sixty-one miles between used the balance of the humus on various

that the trees should remain in thrifty plants wanted at $3 to $4; potatoes3to these points, and shortens the distance things and on ten acres of peach trees
from Jacksonville Plant
$4 watermelons$30 to $35 if choice; City or Tampaover applied humus about from two to three
condition for a year and a half after weather too cold for a free consumption; all other routes thirty miles, and pounds to the tree with good results.

being chilled and then suddenly languish peaches in good demand at $2.00 to $2.50 Callahan to Plant City or Tampa forty- Will use more on them this month and
nine miles. The stations
for small crates. G. S. PALMER. new opened on mix with bone to see hoW that will do.
and die. the Tampa Division are Owensboro, Yours FRITH
Truly, H. M. & R.
Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
Dade City and Plant City.A. .
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PHILADELPHIA, PA., June 15. 1887. O. McDoNELL, JACKSONVILLE, June 6th, 1887.C. .
Barr's Daisy Heads the List. Sound peaches sell well at $3.50 to Gen. Pass. Agent H. REDDING, Gen. Agt., Lane Park,

There has been much comment of $4.25 per six-basket crate. Watermelonsslow ..-. Fla., Dear Sir: After having given the

late concerning Bidwell's Early Peach at $20 to $30 per hundred ; underan Wavwrly Stock Farm. Calcined Humus a fair trial I am pleasedto
demand choice ripe toma- inform you that in my judgment it con-
improved Cows and Heifers in Calf to "Panic"No.
it claimed for it that it the
being was tains all that is for
toes cleaned up at $1.75 to $2.00; pota- 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. requisite young trees.
earliest and best early peach in the toes $2.50 to $3.50; egg plant $6 to $8 Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, Trees that were set out on land corres-

State. In a recent issue of the FLOR- per barrel. made 778 pounds of butter in one year. ponding to my place at Fort Gates, at

IDA DJSPATCH, Mr.\ DePass, enumer PANCOAST & GRIFFIFHS. Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the same time, and which have had no humus i
have not made the growth, that
ating the different varieties; he has on Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460-Panic's prolific growth, that trees show.I .
Her calf sold for
,grandsire $12,000.
his place, mentioned Barr's Daisy, as remain Respectfully,
Pedro, No. 3,187, sold for $10,000, is a
being the same as Bidwell's Early. -, f ; :son of Eurotas, No. 2,454-Panic's g. g. M. F. PLANT.
This brought Mr. Jas. Mott\ of Or ..1aq'l1Ja m a' bwtic: ". -<. SCHRADER BROS. -*-. 4
a vooaiu' Cotton Seed Hull Allies
lando Bidwell's here JO CIS 00a'J'BS Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla.
;;J. agent. up on an co a 1UaAV SooSjufc; Contain a large percentage of Potash
] j -- 03--
inspection tour. He came in on Tues GO H- and available Phosphoric Acid, and are
no The E. Moulie Florida Floral Perfumery
day morning with Judge Means\ and -w x OMCD a ...tuplwnHQO & J Co. will buythe following Flowers -- unquestionably the best Fertilizer for

I after an inspection frankly admitted 2 > 4cIisp U'Bal\: OOt-QQt-I-coca 5 delivered at 45 West Bay St.: Fruit and Vegetables.Send .

that Barr's Daisy was in every way a o_ ---- Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind, for Circular and Prices.
1be American
cg Company,
j at 15 cents Ib.
superior peach to Bidwell's Early. : n naOlaA I h 00l:: 00 h00 CO per 18 Broadway N. Y.
""":t 55a Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents
of Bidwell's .
which obb
Specimens Early, Ib.Rose. --
Mr.\ Mott\ brought for comparison, c en < : .uonoaajaD WWWWW: 3 ]per Geranium Leaves and Cuttings, 110 Strawberry rigerntocs

weighed three ounces, while specimensof =.... 0 3zzzzzz eStf 10' to 12 in. long, at 4 cents per lb. For Sale. Apply! to
C ro1: I O) Petals of Arabian Jessamine 30 C. F. WINTON, Mandarin, Fla.
Mr. Barr's Daisy weighed nine Iu "0' .00.* ound. centsper 4

ounces. Mr.\ Barr has made arrange- .:.:: sqipajpunq 8228888 "5WT 1 Van Epps Howard, Eustis, Fla.
pus saqaui uj . I> Write for Circular giving full directions
ments for his three Peen-to ( 0 M Grove contractor and Land
placing m M U'BJUJ1U BI1BQ ,2Mi 1 1I for gathering. etc.Washington agent.
seedling varieties, viz : the Early > > ... cleared, set with orange trees and taken

Daisy, ,the Late Daisy and the Cream .. 00 .. (Da' Navel Buds. care of. Trees furnished. Taxes paid.
I 2 Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. -
Daisy on the market another year, a hJh 1lsnsalq oBa OhNhhh IsF" Can furnish the genuine WashingtonNavel .

and he will doubtless receive a rich ... Z 8 M buds, Guaranteed true to name. ->-.-4-
O mnmlUU\I I rc-8 n8 J" Fifteen Gross in Eight Months.
15 Delivered in first-class condition at
return. It could not come to a more O M .a your
Q.7i Eo4 | o M ]nearest post office or express office, $20per Messrs. C. J Lincoln & Co., Little
genial gentleman.Mr. COOC mmlX'BJ\I I We Stf!: ; :52S.a: M, In thousand lots. As to my reliability Rock, Ark., writes: "We have found

Barr's peaches all come from a : ] refer to G. D. Clifford, G. H. your Hughes Tonic to be one of the best

seed given him by Colonel Acee,whichwas ...I91amo.t'Bg.M I 30.02 SiI Norton, D. H. Kline, Eustis, Fla.; R. W. selling Chill remedies that we ever sold.
on a tree bought of Berck- .9 abQ. ; a'.;)oo Ih IHighest .oJ Pierce, Indian Springs Fla. We have had many verbal testimonials
grown o en U'BU U'B9J I 0; L.C'i:) ter Address: as to its efficacy in curing Chills and
in 1874. Gazette.
mans -Micanopy! .. . therniometer C. S. BURGESS, Manager, Fever and regard it as a preparation of
. .
4 0b . o barometer Qe Riverside Nurseries, Riverside( Cal. more than ordinary merit. We have

Mr. Masters, who has a young vine- .Q O..) I ::.1.:! ;: ::. :.: :t Highesttherniometer Barome E.Barome:: 4 sold fifteen gross in eight months and in

yard.near Eustis, brought to this Q) 0::::0-4 e.i = CIS Highestbarometer A few thousand Buds of the Washington selling Hughes' Tonic, we feel that we
office fine bunch of E iii-- _p. :>a Va :o'>a I 1 1OadClSQo Navel orange from bearing trees, for are giving value received."
Saturday a grapes.It < dM f Highest Highest sale at $5 per thousand, or $1 per hun- Prepared by R. A. Robinson & Co.,
is unusual for grapes to ripen in -o,=,p =my s = NOT 4 dred. Apply to JOHN L. MANGUM, or Wholesale Druggists, Louisville, Ky.

May, but this shows what careful cul- &3 ]HARRISON REED, South Jacksonville. Sold at retail by Druggists generally.

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selling, storing and packing the fruit. the next is, that home competition and pay it, and the Treasury surplus grows
etiIl Let them secure a pledge of nine American ingenuity bring it down larger every month." Our R. J. W.
hundred thousand boxes of the pres- even lower than before the duty was is not the only man who ought to
>- ent crop, and I doubt not but that levied, while at the same time the wa- know better, who talks of reducing
. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. three hundred thousand more boxes ges of the operatives, in furnaces, for- the; surplus by reducing the tariff
.. ..... Suggestions,- to the Exchange. will be sent in since each one that has ges, factories and mills x>f every sort With the exception of a few articles
','..- Our growers have. fallen.asleep l as to pledged his fruit will be an earnest are double those of the same class in that!might be added to the free list of
worker in the enterprise and will England and on the continent. Thisis things that cannot be produced here,
the 'how best sell
:, question of- to our solicit his neighbor to send to the Ex- abundantly proved in nearly every the true way to reform the tariff is to
.fruit What has brought onthis, sweet change. The only condition attachedto line of manufacture that has become increase the duties, instead of reducing -
':'.'Jrepbse Not surely the memory of these pledges, they shall not be established in the country. A very them-increasing them even to
4ihe.days".(of wildcat shipments, nor yet binding unless the above named slight study of comparative prices will prohibition in many articles. We import -
the knowledge of the failure of, the amount shall be secured by the first of convince your contributor that this is too heavily of foreign goods, for
Fruit Exchange to afford relief by October next. Having the fruit to "what Protection means," and not the the manufacture of which we have an
.'(emancipating"us from glutted markets sell, let the Exchange arrange with the : other thing, as he mistakenly asserts. abundance of material, plant ,and labor -
jand; cpnsequent'low' prices. It is prob- fruit dealers throughout the countryto For example, when the tariff of 1842 of our own, that, if employed,
:able. that, "Hope: : springs eternal in come here and buy. By thus selling was laid, French silk hats sold in New would increase the wealth of the coun-
:;the human ,breast, and brings about the fruit the Exchange can do the York for five dollars. The duty laid try.; Who, for example, is benefitedby
enchanting dreams of a plenteous fu- work to start with for a five per cent. by that act encouraged the starting of the importation of thousands of
;:'ture.. Can we dream our way to the commisaion, as there will be no division manufactories which very soon supplied tons every year of foreign iron, whenour
desired success ? or,'are we waiting Micawber'like to be made. By this plan many the market with just as good hats own mines, mills and furnaces are
for something to turn up? advantages will accrue : at three dollars and home made hats working short time, and our laborers
.Dreaming and waiting will not avail. 1st. No long dely of returns. i. have supplied home demand ever since. Living on short rations ? Make the
: r_ This sweet period of repose, of sea 2d. No commission paid on freight When the making of steel rails begunin duty on all like productions prohibi-
baths mountain air as of yore'doubtless beyond Jacksonville ; five per cent. America, the cost of English railsin tory, and home competition will be
'.1 at the close of next season's sales instead of eight and ten as under the New York was one hundred and certain to keep prices where they will cleave
will be followed by the usual how IsJ'and present system.3d. sixty dollars a ton. Under a Protective small margins for profit. The
.f complaints against the Exchange, Buyers would not overstock tariff of twenty-eight dollars a ton rate of duty which the country needsis
'the commission men, the transportation their markets. In case they did the the price was reduced thirty dollars, that which will prevent the floodingof
'people';' in fact against every one, save overstock would be put in cold storage, and some sales were made in the win- our markets with goods that we
1'ourselves, the only parties at fault. thereby maintaining prices. ter of 1885-86, at twenty-eight dollars, have no need of-that if we do needwe
It was in our power to have made the 4th. Growers would lose no fruit in exactly the duty. The cotton manufacturers can make with our own materialsand
Exchange a great success, but we transit. show equal reductions our own hands. Your contribu-
would not. 5th. If Exhange was receiving through all lines of goods and many tor's notion that we should modify our
I It \has been often and repeatedlysaid i more fruit than could be profitably styles of American goods find steady tariff laws in the interest of certain citi-
that agricultural people can never placed, being near the groves could request sale in England, in direct competitionwith zens of the United States who buy for-
be brought to unite upon any policy, the growers to ship less until British products. An average eign fruit and ship it here, is novel.
,, however much to their interest it may cleaned up. Also with proper storage reduction of not less than fifty percent He asks: "Have they no rights that
be. The truth of this must be admit- facilities a surplus at the Exchangecould has been made in cotton domestic need protecting ?" I venture to
.' ted., Being of them, having come of be held over subject to order of goods under the present much and answer categorically, No. He further
ten generations of farmers, I am not owner. Many\ other advantageswould ignorantly abused tariff. I need not records his belief"that the extra qual-
1. without hope, for I do not believe we accrue to the grower. multiply illustrations. ity of our fruit" and the broad At-
2 Now, gentlemen, are you ready for Your contributor says,"If we were not lantic ought to furnish ample protec-
as-serted. this enterprise ? If so, let us be at it, protected so much the cost of living tion. As to the amount of this article
'',_things were hoped for and expected of' for the season will soon be upon us. would be much reduced, and we would furnished by the Atlantic, we are told
;the body of orange growers since it is In time of peace let us prepare for not have to pay $1.25 per day to have : that ocean freight on foreign orangesis
largely made up of men from the pro- war. M. S. MOKEMEN.\ our oranges picked, or fifty cents a boxto 25 cents a box. I pay 70. And
fessions and the commercial world, Switzerland, Fla., June...7, 1887. get them to market. Would he do for the "extra quality" of our fruit I
," where the benefit of united action is *-0- us the favor to explain just how the refer R. J. W. to the statement of the
'-:fully undeistood. Therefore the or For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. tariff affects the price of his labor- Florida Fruit Exchange near the
ange growers should form an agricultural Tariff on Oranges.It just what it has to do with transportation close of the past season, that "95 per
class sui generis. would be difficult to crowd more charges, and, above all, just what cent of the fruit sent to market
Doubtless' those who conceived the' "false doctrine, heresy and schism" items of his "living" are increased byit through the Exchange has been russet
'*'i>lan <6f the Exchange thus measuredthe into a column than your contributor"R. ? Does he mean English broadclothor -much of it running all the way
field ; believing that they could J. W." has condensed in one in French high-heeled boots? Or does from 300 to 400 to a box-small and
convert,this industry into a grand mo- your last issue, June 6th. I think I the duty of two and a half cents per poor-about the size and color of a
<'nopply'for' the benefit of the producer. am justified in saying that never be- pound in favor of Southern rice and black walnut. Has R. J. W. ever
T' It is needless here to discuss the fore under your careful editorship has sugar add so heavy an item to his liv- seen Valencia oranges? Are they in-
merits of those plans as thus conceived. there appeared in the DISPATCH a ing as to be a burden ? Is he in favorof ferior to Florida oranges in appear-
' ::1 grower,. if carried out, are so apparentthat matter, so many baseless as ticles? Does he grudge his small con- Are they less sweet and bright and
demonstration is cut off. The sumptions with illogical deductions tribution to the maintainance of these thin skinned than ours ? He givesan
proposition is axiomatic. But we have therefrom, in short such an uncommon, important home interests, when he can unflattering picture of our "ways
.failed, on this first conception' of the display on the part of the writer oi f buy the highest grade of sugar for six that are dark and tricks that are
idea. I proceed again to suggest a lack even of the most elementary cents a pound ? If none of these, what vain," in business and political trick-
change in the form, hoping that unity knowledge of the subject he was treat- is it in the cost of living that is so I I ery-showing that the producer and
.',of'action, can yet be secured. Success ing-to wit-the Tariff. I have so "greatly" increased by protection? manufacturer get the "lion's share" of
'is""our motto.' ,Let us ,be dilligent to good an opinion of the editor's judg- Let us reduce these vague and glitter- proceeds, paying the laborer in sweet
:find the road thither. ment and knowledge of current, every ing generalities plain figures.I sounding phrase etc., etc. This arraignment -
Let Jacksonville be made at once a day[facts, as to assume that this.extra- hereby promise him a big orangefor is not less uncomplimentaryby
great orange mart,the Exchange cease ordinary document was inserted in his every single item that he will name, reason of being mainly untrue,
'I.. to,be a mere shipping agency and prepare absence, or somehow crept in "unbe- except those mentioned, wherein the warp and woof.
at,once to sell this. .present crop knownst." cost of plain, every-day people's living Mr. Editor, if this tariff questionwere
in that city The time is propitious; No 'amount of evidence-without is increased by the present tariff.: Pill not, from my point of view, by
I '.*. 'the orange people are unsettled; there endorsement by the editor himself, he also give a habitation and a name i all odds, the most important political
is unsatisfactory far offness to the could make me believe tha, he as- to a few of those "hundred other in- i question of the time, I should apolo
;Exchange as now conducted. Sales sented to a statement for example, like terests" for whose help in getting an gise for the length of my communication. -
at home are' earnestly desired. This this : "Protection means that all pro increased duty on oranges, Florida There have of late been many
'", '"'winter'will' 'see the Sub-Tropical: Ex- tectedindustries can compel the consumer ould pay a bonus of forty to sixtyper and strange conversions to protectionin
"'position in successful operation and, to pay higher prices." t cent. on goods produced by them!? our State, mainly upon the orange
,cheap rates, of travel so that buyers The editor of the DISPATCH knowsif I tt is easy to make this sort of loose- crop. This clamor for $1 per box
-would be but at small expense on,that the writer did not, that "Protection" I jointed statements, but we ask the tariff is absurd with our present Con-
"- 'score: means nothing-of the sort. The first author to reduce them to dollars and gress and Administration. Let those
Let the Exchange secure warerooms effect of a tariff upon foreign productsis I cents. He says, "The tariff averageis recent disciples who prefer a $1 tariffto
with proper facilities for exhibiting, of course to increase the price. But too high, but we are compelled to the success of their party nominee



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.to Congress, unite with protectionists :hundred others. The sales of real presented to Congress in those early new channels of distribution. This
:by and for principle, in maintaining, I estate by auction have, within a few days-and notably that introduced to would apparently render the commis-
against the heresies and schisms of :years, grown enormously. It is the the House in January, 1829, by Mr. sion merchant practically unnecessaryand
free traders and revenue reformers.a. underlying principle of the stock, Johnson-are very curious reading in wipe him out.
'comprehensive system-not of protection .produce, cotton, 'coffee, metal, and the light of the present. But similar schemes have been tried
J for oranges, or .rice, or iron, or other> great exchanges where calls are The New York Herald of May 8, before on the west side under quite
wool,'but of 'protection all home in- regularly made, in order to elicit the 1829, contains a lengthy announce- favorable circumstances and failed,
dustries''for the welfare of the whole highest bids which are accepted as a ment of "a Great Anti-Auction Meeting and the commission dealers appear to
country.: J. D. MITCHELL. standard of values. ," held at Masonic Hall "for the care very little about the matter, one
Daytona, Fla., June 9, 1887. The system as it now exists was purpose of taking measures to suppress way or the other. They do not believe -

The article on the Orange Tariff, born with railroads, telegraphs, tele- auctions, etc." The names of some of very generally that such productscan
by R. J: W., which appeared in the phones and other modern appliancesof the merchants who addressed that be disposed of successfully by auc-
civilization and its growth, as de- meeting are now chiselled in stone tion in New York, however applicablethe
DISPATCH of the 6th instant
was manded by the ever-increasing com- over in Trinity church yard. If they auction system may be in the sale
inserted "unbeknownst, as our correspondent plexity of commercial affairs has could wake up and read over their re- of other commodities.
supposes. In common witha' kept even pace with theirs. Yet the marks on that occasion by the light of 4Auctioneering

',,vast majority of orange growers, we auction is an old invention ; it was subsequent events, they would proba- Oranges.
are in favor of a high tariff on oranges, first used by the Romans as a speedyand bly confess to a lack of foresight. The following from the pen of Hon.F. .
equitable mode of disposing of Factions and shortsighted oppositionhas
M. McMeekin of Putnam
and we have given utterance to our county,
military spoils among the soldiers been as powerless to stay the ad-
which take from article in the
opinions,in no uncertain language. At we an
behind a spear stuck in the ground ; vance of the convenient and desirable
the same time we recognize the fact and a spear was long the emblem of auction system as was Mrs. Partingtonto Palatka News, shows how many growers -

that some differ with us on this subject an auction sale, though it is now sup- turn back the tides of the Atlantic regard the sale of oranges at auc-

and we are always glad to have planted by the red flag. with her broom. tion. It will be read with interest in
all of One of the most famous auctioneersthat The firm of Thompson &Baggs was connection with the account of the
phases thought upon subjects ever lived was George Robins, the leading auction house of those
) within our field respresented in our who flourished in London about a gen days, and to the auction system then auction system found elsewhere on this

columns. Every honest opinion will eration ago. He was handsome, well inaugurated, Mr. Thompson, who was page :
find a place. But we must take occasion educated, witty and accomplished, and an intelligent and leading citizen, as- If the Florida Fruit Exchange
crowds of people used to attend his cribes the commercial pre-eminence of handled all the Florida oranges, then
to in this conneetion that we
s" say sales merely to hear him talk, although New York over Boston and Philadel- selling at auction would mean some-
are in no way responsible for the he had a knack of making them bid phia. He wrote many years ago, as thing if they decided to sell that
opinions of our correspondents ; they freely whether they intended to or not. follows : "In my opinion, the auction way, because then all buyers of Flor-
rest entirely on their own merits. He owed his first grand success to a law of 1817 gave the first impulse to : ida oranges would be forced to go to
The DISPATCH is not devoted to pet lucky blunder. He had to sell a the extensive trade of this city, and, the auction rooms to get the fruit, and
large lot of solid silverware for a rich followed as it was afterwards, by the the fruit then would likely bringall
personal preferments nor
merchant who for daily use had pro- establishment of lines of packets, to- it was worth, but when, as it is now,
political ambition. It aims in the cured a cheap set of plated ware to be gether with all the natural advantagesof Florida oranges are in full supply, and

great fields of Industry, Home Life made in duplicate. By some mistake New York, it was eminently suc- offered for ,sale on every hand, it
and Material Prosperity to promote ; the solid silver set was sold for the cessful and advantageous. In Phila- would seem that the auction businessis

the "greatest good to the greatest bogus one ; the plated set was next delphia the purchaser went to auction depressing in its tendency and inju-
offered and the error was discoveredbut rooms with no certainty of making his rious to the orange interests. It may
number and wide and
our increasing it was too late to rectify it, the purchases : he was not certain that be true that the Fruit Exchange gets
circulation gauges the measure of our buyers of the silver could not be the goods would be sold to the'highest better results than some commission

success. found. Mr.\ Robins promptly made bidder. The truth was, that both in merchants, but that does not prove
With the tariff as a question of the loss good to the owner, and the Boston and Philadelphia, the free and that the Exchange could not get still
party politics we have nothing to do, fact was published far and wide. absolute sale of goods by auction was better results if they sold the fruit at
Auctions in Spain are still conducted not encouraged. It did not appear to their business houses in the usual way.
but as a question of public policy in after the old Roman fashion, be understood. Governor Tompkins There are two ways for the orange

its bearing upon orange growing and buyers ar not allowed to talk to each frequently, in after years, congratulated grower to dispose of his fruit : Sell it
other legitimate industries in Florida other or to "chaff" the auctioneer; ev- me upon the success of the auction himself or pay some one to sell it for
itcomes within our field. We trust erybody grave and silent. In France, bill, and spoke in warm terms of the him. The one he pays to sell it is prac-
our correspondents will note and observe on the contrary, the auction room is a obligations which the city of New tically a commission merchant or com-
these distinctions. perfect Babel. In Holland the auc- York was under to those who originated mission house. The Fruit Exchangeis
--.. ..- tioneer lights his pipe and sitting it." such a firm or corporation to all in-
THE AUCTION SYSTEM. down, calmly waits for the bids to ad- For many years all the oranges, tents and purposes. Its commission is
vance. lemons and grapes received in New ten per cent. and it should make no
The History and Growth in New To complete a sale in this country, York from Mediterranean\ ports, have mistake in the manner of marketing
\' York City-What Constitutes there must be-a sale and acceptance been sold by auction. The success oranges. The writer believes that the
a Legal Sale-Can Vegetables, until the bid is accepted by the auc- which has attended this method of dis- Exchange has it in its power to securea
Berries, etc., be Sold at
Auction Successfully tioneer, both bidder and vendor may posing of fruits has attracted the at- very large proportion of the fruit
," ? retract. An agreement among competitors tention of domestic fruit growers and and vegetable business of Florida, but
to refrain from in and for several it will have win it sat-
In view of the general discussion as bidding, shippers, seasons large of course to by
order to lower the price is illegal, al- quantities of Florida oranges have isfying its patrons that the Exchangeis
to the advisability of selling Florida though two persons may legally agree; been thus sold at fairly satisfactory the best agency for the sale of those
oranges at auction, the following ac- not to bid against each other. In prices. It is probable that the Cali- products.The .
count of the auction system of New point of law the auctioneer is the sell fornia fruit growers will also unite to 4

.. York, which we take from the last er's agent, and if he refuses to disclose give the auction system a fair test in California crop was marketedlast
..issue of the Market Journal of that the name of his principal he lays himself New York and there are many possi- spring at over $5.00 per box some
personally liable, but, as above bilities that the plan will prove- an ad- selling as high as $8.50. Mediterranean -
city, will be found of interest : stated, a bid is merely an offer which vantageous one for them.A oranges sold last summer at
There is, perhaps, no institution does not bind either party until it is new auction house for the sale oi prices varying from 5.0') to $7.00 per
which marks modern change and accepted.The produce, etc., has recently been startedon
progress in commercial affairs in a law enacted in 1817 in this the west side of the city, by a syn- box.We will have million
,greater degree than the present systemof State created a new era in the history dicate of dealers who are sanguine thatit probably a
and half boxes winter short
sales by auction. Auctions as a of auctions. But for many years, will in time establish a large and a next -a
about half. If meet
means of quickly turning property strange to say, the law was fiercely profitable business.: The commission crop with by disaster one the of 1888-89 we
into money are largely utilized in opposed by importers and many job- dealers in produce, fruit, etc., or many will exceed no three million crop boxes.A .
> .. almost all lines of business. -Importers bing merchants of this city. Theymale ()f them at least, do not regard the
of nearly all kinds of goods strenuous efforts to secure its re- new scheme with favor. If such a shipper of six crates of cabbages
!largely avail themselves,of the auctionplan peal, failing to do which they applier mode of disposing of vegetables, peach only received $2.44 last Saturday, but
':,,. and it.is. an i important' facto. Congress, claiming that the "auc. es, berries, etc., can be made to suc the goods brought $1.25 per crate.
in the distribution of most kind 01:f tion system furnished facilities for con ceed to any great extent, it must necessarily The balance went to the railroads.
home commodities such as dry ,goods I cealment, encouraged smuggling and result in deflecting shipments: They generally get the best '''part of
boots and shoes, books, paper, and a. induced perjury.' Some of the bills) I from commission dealers and opening the proceeds.Ocala Free Press.

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The vegetable growers along the with marked European characteristics, I and three-quarter acres in the enclos-
:. plori.diana river, I am told, have had good crops, the other a common Velenciaorange. I i ure. Some large trees standing in the
.,I, and have realized good prices. Pine- saw Florida oranges only at Chatta- field and the growth around the fieldis
I I For the FLORIDA_ DISPATCH: ,. apples are promising, and the guava nooga and here, all of the fruit men estimated to cut off the three quar-
will be good. it of for Flor- ter From this received
FROM THE EAST COAST. crop very saying was out season acre. they
That which will be found here in das. Those at Chattanooga were $1,461.
The Orange Groves-A New 'Dis greatest abundance. present is the small Russetts with a decidedly an Mr. Geo. V. Devault, of this place,
mosquito. This is not a vegetable nor a ancient look. also had two and one-half acres in
ease-Opium Growing-. fruit, but a small black insect, having Those offered here as Floridas were cabbage. From this he received
Mosquitoes.In wings, a number of legs, and a proboscis very large, coarse and rough-skinned, 75365 ; used $28 worth of Wilcox &
passing from place to place in bill at the Gibbs' Truck Farmers' Mr.\
or sharpened outer ex- with smut and mealy bug accompaniments. Special.
the State a careful observer cannot tremity. They have a strange habitof I thought it probable that Devault paid out between $25 and
fail to be impressed with the fine alighting on the exposed parts of they were Californians but selectingthe $30 for labor ; all balance of labor
healthy condition of the groves in all your person ; the instant they alight smoothest sample to be found I did himself. Commenced work .the
parts of the country. There is not their hind legs fly up into the air and invested a nickle and found them very first of November and by first of Maywas
much fruit, but the trees have put on .he. proboscis, or bill, punctures your sorry Floridas-coarse and spongy through shipping.Rev. .
a large growth already: and now the flesh, when you suddenly start, slap from remaining too long on the trees- Jno. Traub, of Pennsylvania,
second growth promises to be fully as yourself as near the punctured spot as such as any one would at once pro- sold 2,650 quarts of strawberries from
large, or even larger, than the first. possible and say, "Oh !" and the mos- nounce as culls. These culls were one-third of an acre. Transportationfor
Last week I saw a few trees that have quito leaves with a song. sold at five cents each while nice European this crop is not perfect here yet,
some bloom on, and have been told of J. H. S. fruit was offered at half the and he lost some entirely, but his crop .
one grove-that of Dr. l\loon-that 4 price, and I bought five nice large netted 12! cents. He has one and a
has in bloom.I For the FLORIDA DISPATCH
some forty trees :
sicily lemons for a nickle. quarter acres in tomatoes. A week
was much interested in examin- Notes By the Way. By way of emphasis, I place the ago he had received $355 and had
ing one grove, which is some ten or far from Florida I have
Though items together : One Florida cull for over one hundred crates to hear from
twelve years old, in which absolutelyno neither left nor lost my interest in her five cents ; two nice bright Valenciasfive and more to gather.
work has been done for the six prosperity, her industries, and her belongings cents ; five fine Sicily lemons five Umatilla is not often heard from
years last past, except the carting on in general. cents. I suggest these figures as a in the papers, but is one of the most
of some sea moss for fertilizer, which Left our "Island Home" on Indian pointer to the popular estimate of important points on the Florida Southern -
still lies on the surface of the ground, river : 21st and
May stopping at Florida oranges. But my estimate of Railroad as a shipping point.
which is almost entirely overrun by Orange City, Jacksonville, Chattanooga the: value of that particular lot of Over 900 crates of tomatoes left herein t{
weeds and grass. The soil has not Louisville, and Cincinnati we Florida culls was about two cents per one day, over 400 to Cincinnati.We .
been disturbed nor the trees trimmedin reached Canton, Starke county, 0., dozen. have shipped melons by the carload
the older portion of the grove for June 2.Georgia. We found strawberries abundantand to Chattanooga and Chicago.Ask .
the length of time above mentioned.At has suffered much from cheap all the way. In Florida] our agent for the figures. Theseare
the present time there is about halfa drouth during the spring until recently, they were past their prime. In Tennessee facts. This is no advertisementfor
crop on many of the trees, but the and the rains did not come in time to and Kentucky just in their Umatilla, or is not intended for
trees look sick and have considerabledead save the oat crop from failure and the prime, while here they have hardly such. Our people are independentand
wood in them. They have grown wheat crop is also short. reached their best. The price; however do not care to sell their lands. I
thick and bushy and many of the Corn at home was in tassle, in the has been about the same all of give it as matter of information, and
branches touch the ground.In northern part of the State; it was knee the, way. In Jacksonville I paid if you wish to publish it over my
that portion of the grove where high, in Georgia from six to eighteen fifteen cents for two baskets, and yes- name do so.
the grass and weeds grow rankest a inches, gradually shortening through terday I bought three baskets of much JNO. A. MlTCHENER.Umatilla .
number of the large trees are dead, Tennessee and Kentucky, while northof nicer fruit for twenty five cents. I I Fla., June 13, 1887.
many others are almost dead, while an the Ohio river the rows were only The here know nothing of >-.-4
occasional one seems to be determinedto growers For the FLORIDA DISPATCH :
the that Florida realizefor
live in spite of starvation and adverse seen.Georgia has a local option fence their prices labor. growers PEACHES AND CREAM.
circumstances. law. Between :Macon and Atlanta -
The best prices here are such as
I find disease Home Made Butter and Garden
a new attacking the
crops were seen growing by the way- Floridians think are hardly worth .
trees in some of the groves on the In- side without protection, while the taking. Sass vs. Store Goods.
dian river, at least no one here knows stock was protected by fences. Geor- Here the order seems to be much I want to say that one who can
anything about it, and it is something gians, with whom I conversed; said work and small pay while there if write such an article on any similar
which I never saw before. Many, if that: this arrangement was beneficialand little work does not return big pay the subject as the one in the DISPATCHfor
not all, the trees affected bloomed generally satisfactory. Two country is blamed and its industry May 30th on "The Peach," by J.
quite full, but most of the fruit fell off points were very clear in its results.1st. declared worthless.The P. DePass, is a public benefactor, a
and that which still remains on the It is a great saving of expense.2d. climate of Florida can do many great public benefactor. I express
tree has not grown beyond the size ofa Much\ improvement in the gradeof things but it either cannot or will not myself positively, because I have been
garden pea or a buckshot, the leaves stock is already seen. transmute ignorance, indolence and eating peaches the past week that he
curl up and give the tree the appear- Fifteen years ago the mule was an carelessness into sent from his orchard to this place, <;
ance of one that Is dying for want of ever-present as well as prominent feature gold.JAS.. H. WHITE. and they are "proof of the pudding."
water or is being scorched by excess in. the farm life of the great cen- Canton, Ohio, June 9,1887. Some discouragement has been felt by
ive heat. In some cases the malady tral South. The law of the "survivalof ... many people who thought our soil and ) a
is confined to one or two branches the fittest" gave him this prom- For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: location were probably unfavorable to
while in others almost the entire treeis inence as an adjunct of slavery, but A Prosperous Section of the State.I the peach, but Mr. DePass says that
affected. No other sign of blight under the new regime the horse has notice a clipping in the DISPATCH, even flat lands will do, if not over-
appears and no appearance of scale or come to the front and the mule takesa page 505, of this week from the Agri- flowed and are fertilized. Such wordsof
other insect or parasite has yet been back seat. Through Georgia and ulturist, mentioning Mr. C. B. Pel- encouragement at this time, almost
discovered.Dr. Tennessee I was surprised to see so ton's-of Lake Helen-potato yield, makes up for the California fraudu-
Holmes informed me that he many horses in the fields at work also this sentence : "If there is any lent boom. What an inspiration for
had carefully examined the roots to where only mules could be seen fifteen other section of our country that can one who has seen the difficulty under
ascertain if they were diseased, but years ago ; also many white men were equal this we would like to hear fromit. which peaches are produced in the
had found 'no appearance of disease seen in the fields at work where only ." I am not a subscriber to the North, and to then find we have a cli-
there. The Doctor has been sprayingsome i' negroes could be seen a few years be Agriculturist, and am not sure that I mate in which peaches have not failedin
trees with a solution of blue fore. This looks as though the horse know were it is published, never having nine years. That fact alone, prop--
vitrol! and lime, and some with a solu- was the White man's servant, while seen a copy of it. i erly presented to the people of the
tion of blue vitro 1 alone, as an experiment the mule belongs to the sable race. I suppose that he don't require us North will go far to reassure their
and is awaiting results. All of As to fruit prospects there was but to stick to potatoes alone, so I willas shaken faith m the Land of Flowers.
these, groves are on good hammock little opportunity for observation. But I am a subscriber to the DISPATCH Thus, one by one, the apparent defects -
land.I the fruits in the market, tropical and -give you a few reports of other crops in our climate and soil are being
have not been able to find Dr. semi-tropical, were objects of interestto from this place. We _do not plant overcome and no man knows what the
Winthrop's twenty-acre poppy planta- Mediterranean fruit was foundin largely of potatoes, finding other crops full fruition will be. There is entirely!
tion. I, learn that he has not yet abundance at all points. One train surer and better paying ones. too mi*ch "I can't"in this State. Sucha
begun to plant, and my time being boy offered "California oranges." I Messrs. Devault and Danielson spirit would prevent the growth ofa
limited I did not call upon the Doc- invested a dime for purposes of trial. planted three and three-quarter acres country with every advantage of
tor. One proved to be a Maltese Blood in cabbage. I mean there were three soil and climate.


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We were told upon'coming here less as soon as the sixty day limit is past, Too Many of this Kind. W. H. Miller and M. Somers of

than three years ago that we could and take its place at the head of the A few days ago a darkly-tanned Seneca are going into:grape culture

not produce butter that we would like column, not even admitting the supe- man stepped briskly into a fruit com- extensively. Mr. Miller will put out
and I have good reason to believe that riority of Orange 1 lOur numerous mission house near Washington Market 2,400 vines of different varieties. ,
this part of the "I can't" plan is generally lakes are girt about with rich ham- in this city and began to handle e .
acquiesced in throughout the mock lands, where natural orange oranges in a way that at once convinced If you are suffering from Malaria in
form ask who has
of the State I flourish and forth the merchant that he any any druggist sold
greater part am happyto groves bring as theydo was a Shallenberger's Antidote what he knowsof
say I can regard with pity all who no where else in the world and good judge of the fruit. He asked to the medicine. Ignorance in regard to
Cannot luxuriate in fine, fresh, home where the vegetables which stock the be shown some strictly choice oranges, its power over all malarious disease, is
/I made butter such as we produce in Northern markets, are grown without and appeared quite satisfied with a universal reason why it is not in
I abundance for family of four. from fertilizers. Corn, oats, rye and the lot which the merchant praised as the use, because it never fails to
cure, never injures the system, and strikes
two little native cows, and after using grasses produce prolifically, and, in very best Indian River, Florida directly at the cause of suffering. Sold by
all the milk and cream we want. Of short, Lake county is eelf supporting. oranges in New York, specially ship. druggists.
I course this has been often done but Situated south of 29 mostly where ped to the firm. The price? Couldn't .

the i impression seems ineradicable that the peniusala is, but one hundred possibly let them go under five dollars LECTURE I\
I there is something about keeping cows miles wide from Gulf to Ocean, her per hundred. How many were there? __
t in PJoridathatsubjects, one to ridiculeif temperature modified by her nuinei- Three hundred boxe, all A 1. 'Til)] Rough on Rats. ',1 ,

; not contempt for his lack of goodjudgment. ous lakes and varied surface, she is take the three hundred boxes," said )Ju (j
I We tried the canned goods prepared to weather the winters to the the tanned manand he gave directionsto 1 : $ II

provision store style of Florida table satisfaction of her citizens Her lakes, ship them to Boston. When the usThis
fare most of two years, and felt that her rivers her hammocks and high statement-$1,500-was handed to the
if that was the best that could be done pines render the scenery as varied and buyer, he pulled out his card-case and
in this State, we had had about enough. beautiful, and the county as healthfuland handed his card to the merchant. The
Since getting land into cultiuation we attractive a* can be found in this, name was that of the man who -
find we can live as well as at the old or any State. had shipped those very oranges fn>m is -what killed your poor father. Shun it.
Avoid anything containing throughout
Northern home; and many will recog- Besides the water transportation FJorida. On receiving word that they future useful(*)careers. We older heads object
J nise that is distinction with a difference. mentioned, and to which may he had arrived in bad condition, and that to its special I'T ROUGHNESS.away time:and
In order to live well one has to added the St Johns river steamers on they were not worth over fifty cents DON I FOOL money in futile
efforts with Insect powder,borax or
produce nearly all he requires for our eastern boundary and the Ockla- per hundred, he had started for Now what not used at random all over,

j himself: The country being sparsely waha steamers frr m the north, we York. The merchant had sent him a thehouridofBEETLES I! -
; settled, gardens for home market will have railroads centering in the county check for twelve dollars in settlemant /
not pay as yet, in this vicinity. But from Jacksonville, Palatka, Gainesville in full, but he at once paid for the lot about and ox down dry the sink;> drainpipe
there are hundreds of places in the Tampa, Charlotte Harbor, San- at the rate of five dollars per hundred! 'First thing In the morning
wash it all away down the sink,drain pipe,when
State, if gardens were established to ford and Astor, all knit together by a I I under threat of immediate prosecution all the insects from garret to cellar will disap-
supply the home demand and worked belt which crosses the county from for swindling in case of refusal. pear.arc The in secret the house is in,they the fact must that wherever Insects -

with the system that is necessary to : west to east, through the towns of Draw the moral yourself.Rural New. drink, during the night. COACHES
Clears out Rats,Mice,Bed-bugs, Flies, Beetles.
!success in other States there is room i Lady Lake, Leesburg,Tavares, Eustis, Yorker. "ROUGH ON RATS"Is sold all around the world
for an immense business in this line Mt. Dora, and on to the Wekiva and -e. In and every has the clime largest, is the sale most of extensively any article advertised of its kind
which is now practically unoccupied. Sanford.Of For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: on. the face of the globe.DESTROYS .
Upon the wall of our old Northern flourishing towns we have quite Notes from Lake. POTATO BUGSFor
schoolhouse was the motto : "I can't a number, and of thrifty villages nota Vegetable growers ate well satisfied Potato Bugs, Insects on Vines, etc.,a tablespoonful
of the powder well shaken, In a keg of
never accomplished anything ; 1 can, few. Among the towns named in with the results of this season, the water, and applied with, sprinkling pot, spray
returns they have received have had a syringe,OP whisk broom. Keep it well stirred up.
has done wonders. And Lees-
"lean" will the order of their population are 15c., 25c. and$1 Boxes. Agr.size.
redeem Florida. W. E. DRISCOLL. burg, Eustis, Altoona, Galaher, Lady perceptible effect in relieving the tight- OUHo.RATcLEARS(; OUT-

Manatee, Fla., June 6, 1887. Lake, Tavares, Mt. Dora, Montclair, ness of finances. Our people are in BED BUGS,
.. Fruitland Park, Umatilla. better heart and are looking the futurein FLIES.Roaches .
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: is Dem- the face with courage. The "June ,
Politically the new county ants, rat mice
The County of Lake. ocratic by about 300 in a vote of bloom" has not appeared on the or- sparrows) jack rabbits,squirrels,gophers. Kc.:

It seems to me that the county of 2,000. However, they are not bad ange trees in this region, the impressionstill -- --

Lake, State of Florida, as made by Democrats. Of Republicans a large prevails that the orange crop will 800,000 ACRES
than one-half that of
not equal more
white and
majority are a large
I ,
our legislature at its last term, is wor-
last The are generally
year. groves
of the white ones are fellow !
thy of an extended notice from, or in, citizens from the North, of the very doing well, the trees are casting their FLORIDA LANDSSituated

any of our State papers ; perhaps the best quality. The population is com- leaves freely. Insects do not prevailto

fact that I was in attendance at the posed very largely of American-born any great extent. It rained all day
in the Counties of Nassau Duval.
birth of the infant makes me more citizens, the only perceptible foreign yesterday, Sunday, June 12, whichwas Columbia, Suwanee,Alachua, Lafayette Ma-
the salvation of the more cultivated rion, Hernando, Surnter, Orange, Volusia,
than of her but element
usually jealous on gen- being composed Englishmen Brevard, Polk, Ilillsborough, Manatee and
eral principles I think that she deserves of whom the more we have the corn. Everything was beginningto Monroe.
and will command attention. merrier. Religiously, we are all Pro need rain, we take it that the rainy
season is now on. There are more TOWN LOTSIn
.jt.-a The term "Lake Region, would testants, or lean that way.
rJ seem to have served its purpose. It is The new county will have a neu- acres in corn than probably ever be- the Towns!" of KIssImmee, Winter Haven,
fore the is good. An effort Gordonville, Bartow,Auburndale, Lakeland,
in the
of about
J' swallowed up in Lake county. The cleus $25,000 treasuryto Seffner, Mango, Orient Eagle Lake, Haskell
latter includes the former. The formerwas start on end the proffer of numer- will be made to have Lake county Kathleen, Hichland, Dade City, Owensboro _

too indefinite, the latter is indeed ous sites, flee, for the public buildings.The well represented at the Sub-Tropical and A :\Pemberton.A[ and Descriptive. Notes showing the
the county of lakes. Bounded in location of the county seat and Exposition, she can fill a niche there location of these lands will be furnished on
Land of the
Lake application to the Department
part by Lake George on the north, filling the offices are the only two that will attract attention. South Florida Railroad Company. .
and including part of Lake Apopkaon things that mar our happiness. Lees- county has a citizen who is the fatherof
he GEO. Fox
the south, it includes wholly the burg, Eustis and Tavares are the a family of thirteen children and .

large lakes Griffin, Harris, Eustis, three strong contestants for the county has not named the. last. Omega. Chief Clerk,

I Dora, Yule, Aslatula, Minneola, Lou- seat. Leesburg has the most votes, Waldo makes the e brag that she will SANFORD, FL.A.
isa, Betsey and Silver, besides small Eustis the most Yankee "git," and
gems almost innumerable. The largerof Tavares has-Major Abrams. Lees- ship other more town grapes in Florida.this season than any GRAPE VINES

these lakes are all navigable, and burg will be second choice of both its
Griffin, Eustis, Harris, Dora and competitors. It will be a fierce strug- Four hundred hands are engagedin Suited to the Soil and Climate of
I Apopka have connections by the gle, and the victor will have his exultation the northern part of Marion county
water route. And yet, we have plenty checked by the aching of the cutting right of way and getting out FLORIDA,
breasts of the The offi- bridge timbers for the Silver Springs,
of solid gri ni(1 c n which to rest. The vanquished. GROWN AND FOR SALE AT
new county C'-nsists of twenty-four cers are to be appointed by the Gov- Ocala and Gulf Railway.The ,
; complete townships and several frac- ernor on recommendation. It is failure of the steamer Comal, of San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries,

tions. It contains over two thousand thought that enough patriots will the Mallory line, to put into Key Near TALLAHASSEE, FLA.

legal voters and over ten thousand cit throw themselves into the breach to West last week, as advertised,says the E. DUBOIS, Manager.

izens. At a reasonable valuation its fill all vacancies. Equator, will cost the pineapple growers Send for Catalogue and order early. Send,
taxable property is not less than ten With this introduction, I leave you fully $6,000 in loss of fruit that also, for Price List of

millions. Oh, Lake is a robust infant, to complete your acquaintance with had been picked and brought there for FLORIDA WINES.
ready to kick off its swaddling clothes Lake county. MACK. shipment.



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hawks, while the willet and white maiden cane, and in a short time it HARDWARE !
Poultry and .fpiaFJ. crane stand motionless on one leg will be difficult to find a living'specimen -

.. without any sign of fear, while the of the pestiferous grass in the
hawk circles above them, looking whole enclosure. -
For the FLORIDA DISPAT u. down with keen eye for the dark Geese and ducks are especially use-

KENNEL, GROVE AND POUL- brown partridge or young wild ful for this purpose, but hens will do,
TRY YARD.III. turkey, which he invariably singlesout and even half-grown chicks, if yardedon GEO. L. McCowHE',
from other birds with the taste a freshly plowed patch of maidencane

of an epicure.We will make effective disposal of all
Hawks vs. White Chickens-Some were very glad to read in a late that survives the plow and harrow.If (New Bulldlngjat Old Stand.) .

Desirable Breeds-Care of Dogs issue of the DISPATCH Mr. Fendrich's you have valuable hounds,settersor
able defence and commendations of terriers, don't keep them on stableor
During Summer Months- 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fl "
that excellent fowl, the Light Brahma, board floors at this season of the
An Effective Way of Exterminating -
:Maiden which we have also found taking high year, and don't feed much meat; but
Cane. rank among the general purpose give them a good-sized yard and a -
Ce fowls, and by some claimed to be the chance to dig holes in the cool, moist

We frequently notice the statement best, especially where incubators. and ground. To these they will retire Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware,
that white poultry is more liable, to brooders are used. when heated, and into these holes the Honsefnrnishlng Goods, Granite and
destruction by hawks, owls and other The Brahmas are disinclined to set rain will enter and drown fleas and Agate Ware, Sash Doors Blinds
Oils, ,
natural enemies, than the darker colored very often, are not "steady" on the vermin, which often annoy dogs in this Iron Agricultural and SteelKope Implements,Belting, .
breeds, and many object to some nest, make heavy, clumsy and indifferent climate. If you have stream'' of run- Hose and Packing, Pumps,
excellent varieties like the White Leg- mothers, and the chicksare ning water give the dog a chance to Steam and Water Pipe
horn)'and Light Brahma, on accountof often rather thinly featheredfor bathe therein, and he will be all the and Fittings Four
this .theory, advanced by many this climate of fierce sunshineand more healthful and cleanly from the Steel Galvanized :'
poultry authorities; but our experience sudden showers, as well as frequent ablutions which he will often Mantels Wire, ,v.:
.has been the reverse. mosquitoes, yet notwithstaning these treat himself to. Cooked rice, oat Grates, .
Side by side in an extensive orange disadvantages, they can be ea3ily and meal and potatoes, with a few craps Etc. \
and lemon grove, in large open yardsof profitably reared by setting the eggs of meat or fish mixed with them, is a
an acre or more devoted to each under some other variety, or in an in- very good food in hot weather for -

variety, we are testing the following cubator. The young chicks are hardy hunting dogs, as is also milk, of which,
breeds: Brown Leghorns, White Leghorns if kept away from young games or having a plentiful supply, we feed liberally Agent For

Light Brahmas,Black Spanish, Leghorns.of the same age, but being especially to our young dogs.
PowderF 'Friend
:Dark (laced) Wyandottes, White Wy- slow and thinly feathered, they cannot Raw meat or fine bread will produce Orange and Boss Lightning Plows, Dangler rmers Oil Stoves,
andottes, Spangled Houdans, Buff maintain their ground against the constipation,and death will frequentlyensue Perry & Co's Celebrated Stoves and
Cochins, Jjangshans, White ':Crested more precocious young games and from "staggers." Fish is also Ranges, Southern (St. Louis)White
Black;Polands, Silver Spangled Po Leghorns, who are usually alert, excellent food, but dogs kept on chain, Lead, Masury's Pure Colors Oil,

lands, Plymouth Rocke, Golden Sea- strong,active and well feathered, while or in enclosed yards or kennels, must Masury's Paints Railroad, Fairbanks'Standard & Liquid
brights, Several$ varieties of Bantams the young Brahmas are well advancedin have some green food, such as fine Scales.4wTin .

Guineas! size, but otherwise in the adolescent fresh grass, or better, green corn fod-

stage. der, as some form of green food seems, Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin.
Pekin, Bronze Rouen and Black Another excellent fowl for Floridais in a moderate degree, essential to the Work to order.PIANOS .

Cayuga Ducks, Bronze Turkeys .and the Silver Spangled, bearded and health of all carniverous animals.Be .
White Spanish Pigeons, and invari-- crested Poland. These birds are the kind to your dogs, poultry and ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
ably find that when one of those largest of all the Poland varieties,and domestic animals, and they will be
feathered fiends locally termed "dar- although somewhat delicate during much healthier and more satisfactoryin Genuine Bargains.

ter" hawk manages to elude our dogs the cold winters in Massachusetts, are every way. A. J. A. -
and. Spanish pigeons, and swoops very hardy here, and almost contin Villa Zanza Poultry Yards, Manatee, Fla.
down and captures a chicken or other uous ]layers of good sized white eggs ; -.-- Being Sole Agents In the South for

fowl, it is invariably the darkest bird but, like the Leghorns, are non-setter Boiled eggs which adhere to the CHICKERING, MASON A HAMLIN, MA-
in the grove, and during several years' They are very active, feeding out under shell are fresh. A good egg will sink I THUSHEK, BENT & ARION
experience we have never known a the glare of the midday sun while in water. Stale eggs are glassy and
hawk, owl or eagle to capture a white other poultry is in the shade, their smooth of shell. A fresh egg has a PIANOS,
fowl l from our yards, although at crests protecting them from the sun, lime-like surface to its shell.

times they have levied a pretty heavy and assisting them to detect the shadowof The Poultry World says : "A tea- ORGANS
toll on the darker birds. Last season a hawk before it is seen even by the spoonful of glycerine and four or five ,

the hawks picked out a good many Guinea fowl, who are always on the Hrops of nitric acid to a pint Of
half-grown Black Cayuga ducks from qui vive for their feathered foe. We drinking water, will generally cure a MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE,
our duck yards, and when the supplyof have heard it stated that Polands were fowl that shows symptoms of bron PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.
Cayugas run low they took the more liable to be captured by hawks, chitis." (.
Everyone given benefit of our one price system -
Rouens, but I do not think they but raising them side by side with and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
Do not keep ducks in the same terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
caught a single White Pekin, although other poultry we have never known ofa by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
they had nearly a hundred to select single instance where they have been house with chickens, nor in the kitchen steamboat landing. f 1
from. captured by a hawk. garden, except they be very young
The hawks had also an especial appetite We are often asked which we con- ducks. They are then the most val- -

for Black Spanish, Langshans, sider the best breed. Although that is uable exterminators known. Nothingcomes
Games, Brown Leghorns and Plym- a very difficult question to answer,for, amiss to them. ,

outh Rocks, but we never knew like the opinion of different brands of For swelled eyes, bathe the head CORDEONSand

them to touch a White Leghorn, whiskey expressed by a native of "the with a warm solution made by dissolv-
Silver Poland, Buff Cochin, ould sod," "all are good, none are ing a teaspoonful of powdered boracic lowest all prices.kinds of Send small for Instruments our illustrated. offered cata-at
White Guinea, white gosling or duck. poor, but some are better than others ;" acid in a pint of water, and then logue.
Neither did they touch any of the yet in a future communication we will anoint with a few drops of glycerine.
White Crested Black Polands, but state wherein some breeds are preferable Repeat this daily.A -
in a few instances took some Light to others, and vice versa.
is alive. The shell is ArtistlHIaterialM
Brahmas.Of We have found that the cheapestand good egg
and the of the air Picture Frames, .
course they had a variety to most effective method of eradi- porous, oxygen goes '. ."
the shell and Fine Pictures!,
choose from, the poultry being at a cating maiden cane is to plow and through keeps up a sort I .
of An becomes. Fancy Goods,
distance from the house, sometimes harrow the ground infested with it in respiration. egg soon
stale in bad air, or in dry air chargedwith I Albums, Stationery.We .
nearly a quarter of a mile away, and the growing season. Stretch a four- ;
perhaps had there been no dark birds foot wire netting around a space large can save you money in anything: in
Music, ArtlOr Fancy Goods. Write us for
' they would have taken the light ones, enough to confine a flock of poultry, For roup, dissolve a teaspoonful of prices.
but the fact remains that the dark which should be fed sparingly. If, chloride of lime in a pint of water,

ones were always preferred. after plowing, some oats are sown and and give the bird a teaspoonful of the -

White egrets, cranes, sea gulls, tern, harrowed in well, the fowls will com- solution. Burn tar and turpentine in
petral, pelican and other white aquatic mence to scratch for them ; then to the poultry house after the fowls have LUDDEN &. BATES, S. M.H

birds, are rarely if ever molested by eat the roots and tender shoots of the gone on the roost at night. SAVANNAH, GA.

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The Lakeland Nursery CompanyAre SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD. ;

(Central Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER MONDAY, :May ZI, 1887, 8:30 a m,Trains
will leave and arrive follows
as :
now In readiness to forward a copy of theirS

TJ 3MC: 3UE: :DE3 H: :FIFLIOIE5TO : : : LIST: ...; i :- adl Ii lioi:. : a o 1:150: .
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Communicate with E. H. TISON, Manager I, 0 ,... '::: o .1 I 0 rZ. :::2 s:Iz: .a z .1
June 15, 1887. Lakeland, Polk Co.,!i'Ja.Gal.n.esvl.11e I I q ;C: I z STATIONS.m'I k .8.: ( tIS as
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GAINESVILLE, FLOKIDA.NEW ...- ......- ...--1, i I-.f..._... ..R. R. WbarL_ !......- -...... -.1 _:..... .. .-
PEACHES A SPECIALTY. o 8 40 4 ::10201 4 40 .....anford._...;115: 2 (0)( 8 20 10O, 5 M 3 4.5
best of all. Thomas 5,000 Superiors ripens in May, size above medium, 3 8 50 4 481, 518 10 321, 4 55 .....*Belalr..1112. 150, 8 06112 1 481 518 3 331,

quality pound. Bidwell's 6,000 J':ari late and, ripens in September; single specimens be have weigheda 1 ...... ......1 ...... '-...... ...... Crystal Lake.. 111 ......( ......1-....., ...... ......
Kelsey Plums : five other new varieties will found in stock. 5 8 5.5 ....j 5 ZJ ....._ _.... ,......* Bents...... 110 145 8 OJ ......1 ...... .. ...
10,010 Japan 20,000 LeConte Pears 20/Oy Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet ,
high and 100.000 trees of; all varieties ; sold FOIL 10 9 05, 4 ;J8. 5 31 j.1057 5 25 ....Longwood ..105. 133 7 5012 37r 4 58 310
Orange good will be CliJUAP; : CASH ,
Many miss who buy elsewhere. 13 9 13 5 (04) 5 40 11 lIi 543' ...Altamonte... 1021 1 27. 7 37 12301 4 30 258
14 9 18 5 071! 5 45 11 13, 555 .... Mayo \ 1 201 r 3Q 26: 420 250
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I Lemons 18 930 518; !58 !L 6 30 :.winterPark..j: 97: 107 I 715 1215 I 235
Lemons Genuine
=, Navels. i J '.'.. *Wilcox..195 .. I .
22 9 45 5 30: 6 15 12 201 7 30i ......Orlando._...'; 93112 55, 7 00,12, 02 3 to 215
ORDER NOW before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons is out. We have just sold 7,600of ... ._Gatlln.t .. .. .."
this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our bearing Lemons 9!i"55 ir 38'': if25 12.j.ii: : ; 7.4: :::.Jessamine.:::! J'12.j' : .l if 3711. 49 ifii> r5"2

are loaded. We shall ship in July and August and in the "Dispatt-h." 61' 9 58.. "', ...... ...... ......1 _*Pine Castle...! 82! 37 .......-.1 ...... ......
We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels budded from one of 10 05. 5 ...51; 635 1255, 8 00, *Blg Cypress.." 3,12, 30 6 2511 421 2 48 140 .
the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years since. Also most allother 3.J 110 15 5 t)7' 650 A 1\1 1 13, 8 151 ....McKinnon..1 81112, 20 6 13 11 3"l PM 232 12540j10
t varieties of Orange, Lemon and Lime.KIDNEY 30f6 2'5'' 7 05 6 00 1 30'' 855: ...Kisslmmee..1 75t1210, 6 00 11 20 9 05 215 105
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Sent one year on trial for $1. Address, .. ----- -- 12 5.3.5: 7.4J1..Owensboro: .........f' 9.15 4.074.5: ( ......I 5.fjOlV.I,| .,......Sanford .........ar 8.00..19
ALLES & GARDNER, Publishers. 16 5.50 8.08 ..........Dade .........I 9.00'' 3.50141 0........, 6.03i: : ........Fort Reed......... 7.42..15
Los Angeles, Cal. ....31! 6.10 8.''5!......... RichlandTedderville.City-. ......... 8.4213.18a1!; .......;' 6.101....... ...*Rutledge......... 7.32 ....... 13
Southern California IllustrateJ, a 75-cent 32"' 6.30 9.15::1 ..... *- ... I 8.22 2.4025 J 5........., fi.*V\/\,.....<...._. *CI yes. . 7.20......- 11
j book, for 25 cents. Address as above. 37 6.4 l, 9.40 .- Kathleen.. ,8.10 2.20.20 .12 .......; 6.35.........-;;Clifton............ 7.03.,.......I, 6
127 40 ......*Griffln's- MilL... 8.0:? 2.08\17'131.\ ...... 6.43: . Tuskawilla... 6.55 ........ 5
ROT-NOT SCRAPBEAUTIFUL PICTURESStmt 43, 6.5019.52. ,! !)'.Lakeland-.......... 7.55 1.5.5:141'17.: ...... 7.0..Oviedo. ............1 6.40 -....1! 1
51! 7.1511.00.Haskell.(}! ........... 7.30 1.001 6 .......: 7.15,ar..Lake_ Charm._...!! 6.20 .-... 0
For preserving Meats Milk, Butter, Syrup, ss 57 8.00ll.20|l l !,Arrive.. artow..L ve. 7.1512 40, 0 :
Cider, and Fruits and of Fe, E E of postage for -- ---- -- -- ----=--- -- ---
Vegetables every twenty ISurtotv uranClh-.lJal1. .l1u. i>-At lakeland with train for uartow,
kind in their natural state. Tasteless, Odor- cents. This is the BEST offer ever made. ---------- I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.No. .
less, Harmless. Enough for five gallons, by Address Wm. M. DONALDSON & South Hound. ixorth Bound. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from
mall, $1. Intelligent Agents Wanted. JUS Main his.! ,Pas.: ;Pas. Pas.. : Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pemberton -
KING'S A.AP.AGENCY,7792dAve.N.Y City. Street, Cincinnati. Ohio. .:& :::" flI'ATIONS. '-:;: I&Ft/ No. Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for

:111.1 13. I 12. 114.I I Punta Gorda.
---- -- --- No. 12 At Bartow Junction with train for
-! '-;- -
Turkey Red from Castor Beans.A. ', A MiP.; MI! ''Lv Ar IA M. P.M.I : Sanford.No. .
7.40 0 Bartow ) 7.10 13-At Bartow Junction with train from
Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. Jnc1710.40, I
Braun tein has taken a German 12.(04 7.M 5 WinterHvn 1210.25! 6.55 Tampa.No. .
100,000'Orangc and Lemon Trees, 12.20, 8.12 9Eagle:, Lake 10.05: { 6.35 .14-At Bartow with Florida Southern
patent for the direct production of from Punta Gorda at Bartow Junction
: G'rdonville 9.50i ;
Our trees are very thrifty, three and four 112:15'11 8.25I12 5i, 6.201
with train for
old stock,%to 114 Inch diameter, with 8.40i17arBartowlyl, 01, 9.30: Tampa.
Turkey red oil from oleaginous seeds, year -- ---- ---- -- --- No. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains
one old buds. Nurseries easily accessible -
CONNECTIONS.TRAIN from and Sanford at Bartow with
as follows : The oil seeds, castor beans to Florida AddressE.Southern Railroad. Send for' No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Tampa Southern Railway for Punta Gorda.

'' Catalogues. DeBary- aya Line Steamers from Jackson- No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains for
first freed from their Manager
preferably, are dec21-ly South Lake Weir, Fla. ville, and J. T. & K. W. train from Titusville; Tampa and Kissimmee.
at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; No. 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
shells by passing tm through hori at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at

No. 2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow ; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee.No. .
zontal rollers then washed and
\ treated .20 At Bartow with Florida Southern
Oranges and Lemons! at Bartow Junction with trains to and from i -
1 with strong sulphuric acid of at least Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De- |I Railway train from Punta Gorda at Lake-
Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jack onvUlell. land with train for Tampa; at Pemberton
66 Be. The acid be mixed with and J., T. & K. W. trains for J Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for
may Palatka.
Consignments solicited. Liberal advances I Titusville. I 1 Gainesville
I the seeds and the mass ground together made. Would be pleased correspond with I No. 3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through 1'! No.21-At Bartow with Florida Southern
up parties desiring to ship here. Coaches without change between Jackson-I Railway for Punta Gorda.

I ; or the seeds are ground to a Summers Morrison & Co., ville and Tampa. Connects at Sanford with I!.. No.22-At Bartow with Florida Southern
J,. T. & K. sv. train from Titusville; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake
fine meal and treated with the acid ina 174 South Water St.,:Chicago. tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tampa \i land with train for Tampa.
suitable vessel with stirrer and Refer to Metropolitan National Bank, Chicago -. on Mondays, Wednesdays", and Fridays 1 Connections are made, at Tampa by the
a ; J. V. Farwell & Co., Chicago. with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India I'&;t Mail, both north
1 which can be kept cool. After 40 to and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays i and south bound with the elegant and commodious -
with Plant Steamship Company's ships for Fast Mail Steamships Mascotte and
j 60 per cent acid has been gradually Farmers' and Key West and Havana.No. Whitney of the Plant Steamship+,Co.,to and
: added and stirred together with the Wagons 6-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana, and with steam-
, Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Margaret for all points on Hillsborough
meal, the mass is allowed to rest for If you want a first-class Wagon or Ctm sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays!! and Tampa Bays and Manatee River.
Cheap for Cash, call on Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any
several hours when the oil
I sulphated Public and Notary's certificate that
It. D. ZAIIM Margaret from Manatee River,and on Sun- Notary ,
is drawn off. The sediment is then days, Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant uch application has been made, when vised
. Jacksonville Fla. Steamship Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West, wlllkan-
washed out with two waters, to extract Office, H. Berlack's Store, East Bay Street. Key West, swer the purpose of a Passport. *-**

from it oil and the Farm Wagons from.$35.00 to$12.a\ No.7 At Lakeland with train for Pember- .. W. McCOY,
t t. <; remaining Carts and Drays from ..........525.00 to$23.U.' ton Ferry. Gen. Freight A Ticket Agent.

washing \uiteis being added to the ----- -- - --

first; pruluet, the whole is again al- GEO. E. COMORO,

l lowed_ to stand for several hours, when House, Sign and Ornamental PANOOAST .& GRIFFITHS ,

some common salt is added to com-

, pletely separate the sulphated oil, PAINTER. FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

which is then neutralized withammonia Special attention given to Frescoing, PaperHanging .
Graining and Boat Painting. PHILADELPHIA.naugurators .

J r caustic soda in the ordinary man- fourth Street and Adeline Ave., Springfield, I I I [ of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice).

t er.-Scientific American. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.. Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday, for every shipment closed out that week.

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1 w i1 s=:. a Lowest Hates of Freight Always Given

f RATES OF PASSAGE, = Order all your freight from New York, Philadelphia and Boston -
' 1.M.: Line from l'ierN: oFernandina.21 East River,New York
at with F.R. &N.R 7.,
ALWAYS THE LOWEST. } Jacksonville and all interior points in the State.
S s k

The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians, the Traveling Public
every Thursday even ol and Oranges the Quickest and
and Shippers Vegetables
ing alter arrival of 4:30 train from J ksonville, and evetiin
Direct Line to New York.
trains from Cedar Key,Ocalo, Leesbunr, Tavares, orlando and Only sj-Through: Tickets and information secured in advance at
Florida fll'
points. j ; principal points in Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jacksonville -
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO.....................Thursday, June 2 or Fernandina office.
STATE OF TEXAS..............?...Thursday, June Sf jg-Tralns leave F. It. &N. Co's.I a I Depot, loot'ol f llogan
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO............... ..............Thursday,June 16) street.Jacksonville, at 8 30 a in and .30 p m, on sailing days,
STATE OF TEXAS.........................................Thursday, June 13 landing passengers on Steamship's wha f, loot of Centre St.,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO..Thursday,June 30 Every attention is extended Fernandina.
SPATE OF ............. ......... ... possible passengers going ,
TEXAS. .. .......... !? 2ay'TUlyi 7 by this line. The table is supplied with the best the.For Tickets and State-rooms and further I information,
July New York and Florida markets afford. apply to
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&: ..O.. General Agents Pier 2,) East River, foot Fulton street, New York City.



J -The florid: D:1spa1iob.: Lin.e: .

With the Magnificent Connections.

1 The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South. ,

Thai 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- \.
latka and Jacksonville South: Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F. & W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savannah -
_, Savannah: and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
prompt lines between all poiuts 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 i daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Sato
vannah all points in Florida fast freight trains both via Gainesville, Jacksonville, Calla-
fast all rail ;
Dally freight connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior
And Providence.Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and ban Tri-weekly and Live service Oak. by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from

Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah New York (New Pier 35, North River,) direct for Savannah. Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturd&vs -

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. .
The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
Twice week for Baltimore Miners
a via the Merchants
and Transportation Company, leav- tralm
ing Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight
all points inPhiladelphia Florida. -Only direct line froit.vew England to the South.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah leavingfor
Steamship Company, Saturday foi
Savannah every Thursday. via Ocean Steamship Co., g Philadelphia every

Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean.Steamship Comany, leaving Savannah Savannah direct. week
From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., two steamers per
every Saturday. from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S., F.& W. Ry for all
SaUlng days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South. -
The Florida Dispatch Line is the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and Westlto} Florida. For full particulars,rates, stencils and shipping receipts apply
to any gents: of the above lines,or to WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Pavannah, Ga.
D. OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M.,DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Fls.
.H. M. SCHLEY, Trav. Agent, Gaine lie. J. E. DRAYTON,Trav. Agent, Live Oak. J. H. STEPHENS,Agent,Jacksonville.



Teachers of Organ; O. R. THATCHER, FRONT PRESSED .. . . .. 910.OO per 1000
GOOD FLORIDA .... 9.00 "
Teachers of Theory;
Teachers of Choirs; Manager, Lime, Plaster,Lath, Cement,Hair, Fire, Fire Brick, Fire Slabs, Fire Mortar. -
TYSEN, SMITH &: CO., 12 West Bay St.
Teachers of Music lit Schools;
Teachers of all Instruments; San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.
Trainers of the Singing-Voice; -- .
Teachers of Classes; LEMON AND ORANGE TREES

Are all WELL AND FULLY provided for in the I The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good health tocks.
immense stock of Oliver : and other Citrus Fruits. GRAPES and a general line
Dltson fc: Co., which Also JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS ,
contains 500 books directly used in teaching, rust Trees suitable to Florida. Address,
and 1,500 other music books all well Choice varieties of the Fig, of recent intro (
} compiled duction. AARON WARR. GeorgetOvTJ:1.: ., Fla
and useful. These are of their own publica ,
tlon'and they have, in addition, all the other 4iav i fi'RStf>
The Cattley Guava, both .the Red and Yel
noted books of the world. Also, pieces of
Sheet Music almost without number. low. ACRES OF LANDFOR t
Teacher of Music who cannot visit their 2,500,000
stores In Boston, New York or Philadelphia, The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto
the soil and climate
of Florida.
that of &
or Lyon Healy Chicago, their
agents in the WEST SALE BY
principal are cordially The Plum varieties of
invited to call for and examine : Co's Japan the Mulberry
Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes,Pecans,etc.
books In
any reputable music store,or to correspond .

BOSTON.Lists and:directly catalogues with OLIVER cheerfully DITSON furnished& Co.to, REFERENCES-Catalogue:-free Crosby on application.&Gowen.San Mateo; THE FLORID SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY? } ,

the profession, and all inquiries to music
and music books answered,and musical as ad- Palatka.Hon. U. W. Lyle, San Mateo; W. J. Webb,

vice given by their army of employees, manyof SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF
whom are well trained singers,players and
composers. Send to, or call on I
OLIVER DITSON &: CO., Boston I! ORANGE TREES Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange,

C.H. DITSON & Co. 867 N. YSHORT.HAND Brevard Baker Polk & Manatee
: Broadway, Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, ,.

FORSummer Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming, Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida.
Price 81.25 per acre and upwards, according to location.For .

further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palalka,Fla.L. .
Planting. N. WILKIE, W. P. COOPER,

-gepampD i Chief Clerk and Cashier, Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner.
lets with -- -- -
-- ---- ------ ---
Ie' .eft teach
arU.20 cts.

Them lessons are complete,and are tee postal same note.from Altamonte:: : r-w"U..rseries.
which. students are taught at Haven's Colleges, and which
enable OJ to fit student for Short-Hand and TypeWritingoffice Budded Trees of Choice Varieties
position*in Three Monthn'time. The lessons are A full line of NURSERY STOCK ADAPTED TO FLORIDA, including
solely the work of Mr.Curtlilla.ven.can be learned at home all the

by Colleges.a child,and Th.cannot Christian be obtained Obterrer.except Baltimore at one, of JM.Haven's, savs:' "to 1% Inches diameter, two year old buds. New Fruits and Flowering Ornamental Trees. ...
Also Sour Seedlings all sizes. For sale cheap.A. '
They are a great advance beyond other systems,making Catalogue and Advance Price List Free. .
the acquisition of Short-Hand comparatively easy." Address II. JHANVILL.E, II. L. iV HE ATI*Elf,
either of Haven's Colleges: New York,N.Y.; Philadelphia.
fa.; Chicago DL; Cincinnati 0.; Ban Francisco,Gal. Jacksonville, Fla. Altamontc, Orange County, Fla.,

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30 cuts with specifications, estimates! and'full RAIIjWAYWIGATIONCO.
S3: to 55"'BOURSlphia 'NEW:YORK'.I .
.. .. description of desirable medern houses
-.I from 4 rooms up.:' costing from fKXi( to $ ,tx.O,
BJCTWEEl{ profusely Illustrating every detail and many I !
' BOSTONAND original ideas In regard decorating. Homes .
Mnanah. New York adapted to all climates and classes of people. .
and Philade The latest best and of the
only, cheapwork SCHEDULE IN EFFECT MAY 2. liS7.
and between Boston. ... kind published in ,the world. Sent .by mall,
and Sayannah post. paid, upon receipt of 25 cents. Stamps Standard Time,33:) minutes slower than Jacksonville -
i taken. Address local.

Brooklyn, .K. Y. Arrive Leave To

Ocean Steamship Company.Central BELAIR GROVE NUIISEKY. NoW Read Not up. WEST. Read Nol down.No 9
NURSERY STOCK of choice imported varie-
11 45 a 730 p.......Jacksonville...... 800a 300p
ties of ORANGE and LEMONS acclimated and
103-. a 650 p......._Baldwin':.......... 8 41 a 402p
tested at Belair. Also PECAN TREES. Applyto
10 lO a .6 ..... 9 U2
( or 90 Meridian Time) p..l\Jacclt'nny. a 4 31 p
Donald Houston
at Belair
Supt. or
gala 621 p.....Glenet. Mary... 907a 437p
.PSMsarc Tf.. a t; o z T. F. HUGG1NS, Agent, Sanford. 9;*) a 6 (::8 p.......Jeand erson_. ... 9 ZJ a 455 p
Between. Jacksonville and New York, 1st class 2L75? ; Intermediate $16.75;. Fxcnrslon $13.5O; 907a 54=* p.........l)Huhtee..I .-......... 9.44. a 5 20 p .
Steerage 911.75. SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND WEST'K 833a 5 19 p....... .. ke City........,1010 a -600 p
Jacksonville and Boston, lIt class 525.0t'' Excursion $13.50; Steerage $1250.ml6 7 57 a 452p..... .Welborn.... ....10 3>a 641 p
Magnincent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail aa follows: RAILWAY 7 43 a 4 4U(> p..........Houston........1046a 658p
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. 727 a 4 27 p........ Live Oak..........1058a 73Qp

CITY OF AUGUSPA,Capt. J. W. Catherine....................... Friday,June |-4KOp.m) W 1'Y CROSS SHORT tin 6 W a 4 W p..Ellavllle..1121 a 8t8p
HACOOCHEE Capt. Kempion..............................;..:...Sunday,June 5- 510' a. m 6 01 a 3 26 p..........Madison......... 1201(} p 848 p
! .. TALLAHASSEE. Capt. Fifher.: .' .,.......t.. .........!..!......... Tuesday, June 7- 7'00' p. m TIME CARD IN EFFECT MAY 15,18b7. 52la 25)p.........Greenville........1230p 925p
CITY OF SAVANNAH...... ..:..................:..:....... ....Kriay,June.IO9:00 a. m All Trains this Road Central 5ii5! a 237 1'..........A..,'................124&p 97p
are run by
Oily OK AUGUSTA, Capt. J. W Catharine....... .............. Sunday, June 12-10:00, m on Standard Time. 4 46 a 2 20 v........Drllton........... 107 I ( p ]009 p
NACOOCHKE Ca t. .. ... .. .... .Tuesday. June -12:30 p.mrALLAHASSlte. 5 15 a 250 ar..Monticello..ar. 1 35
p Trains will leave and arrive dally p 1035 P
rapt. FJAher..:......................................Friday,June 173:00p.m. Passenger as follows: fro a 155 p...lv.Monticello.lv.40 p 9 30 p

CITY OF SAVANNAH......... ... ..... .....;........................Sunday,June 194:00 p. m INDIA FAST KAIL. 443 2 20 ......
WEST a ri h on......_. 07 10 09
CITY OF AUGUSTA Capt. J. W. Catherine; .....................Tuesday, June 216'00 p. m Arrive Jacksonville......................._12:00 n'n 4 22 a 2(W p.p.........Lloyd.............. 1i i P p 1035 P p
NACOOCHEE ........ ............. ................ June 24 7:30 m
Friday -
,apt empton ; p. Leave Jacksonville.-................._...._ 7.00 a m 405 a 13\\)p........_Chaires........158 p 1049 P
.' TALLAHA8HKE. Capt, FI8her.- ... ........ ........sundayJune 26- 9:30 a m Arrive Waycross......................_....... 9:18 a m 3 30 a 10 i p.......Tallahassee...... 2 27 p 11 50 p
CITY OF SAVANNAH...... ......................................Tueiday, June 28-11:30 a.nn Arrive J f sup ..._ .............................._10-32 am 2 25 a 12 35 p..........Midway......... 254pl240a

FROM SAVANNAH TO BOSTON., Arrive Savannah................:.............12.06 p m 140 a 1209 p...........Quincy ...........M 21 P 140 a
GATE CITY.. CaPt. Hedge....._................... ... ........................Thursday, June 2, at 2:00: p. m Arrive Charleston............................. 5:00: p m 1248 a 1150 p.... MU Pleasant...... 341 p 200 a
CITY OF MACON..._............................._.............................._1 hnrsday,June 9, at 800a.m Arrive Richmond.............................. 6:54 a m 1201 a H 25 p....River Junction... 405 P 380 a
<*A TB CITY Capt. Hedge ....................................................... .Thursday, June 16.at 2 00 p. m Arrive Washington.........................11:30 a m
1 CITY OF MAC'ON...._....._..;........._.........................................Th u rsd ay, June 23, at 7:00a. m Arrive Baltimore.................................12:40p m SOUTH.
< GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.......... _.........-........;............._Thursday, June 30, at 2:00 p. m Arrive Philadelphia.....................NN.... 3:10 p m MAIN LINE.
FOR Arrive New York.................._...._... 5:50 p m No.4. No. 8. 't\o. 7.' .NO. 3.
PHILADELPHIA. Pullman Buftet Cars to and from New York 10.15 a 4 05 p...... Fernandina.....10 in a 4.00 p
[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] am Tampa, via Jacksonville and Samord. .....*..* 2 41 p........Callahan..*,. .1127 a _
DKS8OUG, Capt. N. F. ower..N......................;:...........................Saturday, June 45:00: p. m NEW ORLEANS EXPRE3. 630a 2 30 p.....Jacksonville... 1135 a 900p
IUNIATA, Capt. Atkins..................._................._................_..Saturday, Jun 11-10:30 a. m Arrive Jacksonville............................ 7:35 p m 515 a 1 41 p......... Baldwin......1241p 1020p1105p
DE8HOUG, Capt. N. F. Howes.............__..........ww.._."......._._Saturday, June 183:30 p. m Leave Jacksonville............................... .00 urn 4 25 a 110 p..HI hland......... t 10 P
JUNIATA, Capt. Asklns.....'._.............M._...................-................Saturday, June 25- 8:30 a. m Arrive Waycross.................................. 9:18: a In 408 a 1 00) p.........La wt ey.......... 118 p 1124p1147p

THESE PALACE STEAMERS Arrive Thomasville........................... 1:22 p m 3 45 a 12 45 p........... tarke ........... 132 P
Arrive Bainbridge................. ...oo_.... 3:35: p m 3.h5( a 12.15 p............WalunCampvllle........ ... 1.55' p 12.25 a
' Oonneetlng with the Savannah, F'lorlda'and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) Arrive Chattahoochee......................... 4:04 p m 218 a 11 44 p....... ...... 2 17 p 100 a115a
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line. Arrive Pensacola via L. &: N.R.IL....1010 p m 2'2 a 11 31 a...... Hawthorne....... 226 p
Turougb Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North. East and Northwest Arrive Mobile via L.&:N.R.R............ 2:15 a m 113 aH50p 11 04 a............ Cllm l ............ 255p 202a3l7a
Tin Savannah. For further particulars apply to Arrive New Orleans via L. &: N.R.R.. 7:10 a m -- 10 23 a......Silver Sprlnl: .... 338p ; .
HENRY YONGE, Agent, C. G. ANBFRSON, Agent, PUllman' Buffet Cars to and from Waycrossand 1010 a..)..........Ocala ......<..;... S 62.P
Pier No.35 North Klver. New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah, Ga. New Orleans via PensacoLt and Mobile.A. HOOp 9 43 a........Be'levlew.' ........ 4 20 P 4 00 a
RICHARuSON' & BARNARD, Agent", Savannah Pier, B..ston.W. 1020 P 918 a............Oxford......... 4 41 p 4 85 a
L. JAMES, Agent, 138.Third Street, Philadelphia.J. C. LINE EXPRESS. 9 f8 .......
D. HA8HAGEN, Eastern gent; Sav., Florida & Western ,Ry. Co., 261 Broadway Y. Leave Jacksonville............................. 2:05 p m 1002p 915 8 40)a 'Vl1dwood. ...... 4Mp 4 53: a
For Inutrmatlon and Tickets apply to Leave Callahan.................................... 2:47 p m 9 p a..N. Lecsburg........ 520 P 5 35 a
G. M. SORREL. Gen. Manager.' H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent. Arrive Waycross.................................. 4:40 p m 830 15) ....
Arrive Kavannah................................ 7o8 p m pHI' a. .Tavares....... 615 a
)c. X. L'ENGLE. W. A. DELL. Arrive Charleston ....._...._........1:25 a m 7 tOp 6 55 a.........Orlando. ......... 7 06 p 815.a

Arrive Wilmington............................. *:30 am Cedar Hey Division.
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA.. Art ive Weldon ................................._ 2:15 p m
u Arrive Richmond. ................._.....;.... 6:00: p m 10.15 a 4.U" p..FernandinaN..l0.lu a 4.00 p
Safe Deposit Snfe. Arrive Washington.I ...........................11:00 p m -- 2.17 p.........Callahan.........11.27 a _
Arrive New york................................ 6:50 am 6.30 a 2.30: p..Jackponville..11.35 a 9.00 p
Open Daily (Sundays ,and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours- 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. Pul'man Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jacksonville 5:30 a 1.45 p........w ldwin.........1245p 10.20p
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m.. to 5 p. m. to New,York. 4.25a 1241)' p........Highland........ I32p 1lJ5p

fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent $10 $15 and $20 per Yea EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. 4. 8 a 1 12.2o p..Lawrt......... 1.41p 11.24p

DOUBLE COMBINATION AND, TIME, LOCKS. Arrive Jacksonville .......................... 9:45 am I 3,43 a 11 59 a.........Starke............ 2. 1 p 11.47 p
Leave Jacksonville............................. 4:15: pm 3 05 a1035p 1115!= a..._...... Waldo ....... 235p 630a700a
W. N. BAKER, Cashier. HENRY A.! L'EIVGI/E, ITlanaffer. ... ...... 1055 a........ FA Irbank'...... 257p'
Leave Waycross...... ................ .. 7:::=0 p m
Leave Gainesville ........................_.... 3:45: p m 945p 10aia..Jalnesville.= ...... 3 23 p 900a
Leave Lake City...................... ........... 3:25 p m 82ip 9 45 a......_Arredondo-...... 8 43: p 9 45 a
"OUR FAVORITE" FERTILIZERS. Leave Live Oak............................,..... 6.55: p m 7SOp 9 00 a....... .Archer.......... 415p I) J HOOa1150a
Leave Tbomasville.............................10:55 p m* r.3i p 8 3ft a......... Bron on ......... 4 4n p ,
Arrive Albany..................................... 1:2'20.m 331) P 6 .15 a......_Cedar Key..... 635 p S 80 P
FOR BOTH ORANGE TREES AND VEGETABLES. Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R.... 7:26 a m
a Arrive Mobile via L. &: N. R. R.......... 2:10 p m Tampa Division.
"' *' Arrive New Orleans via L. &-N. R.R. 7:30 p m lU.l a 4.16: p..ernantJJna..IO'W 4.10

Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:05 p m 241 p....... Callahan........11.27 aD.35a a -p
SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO SANDY SOILS I Arrive. Louisville via L. &: N. R. R.... 2:12 a m 6 30 a 2.30: .Jacksonville ,_ 9.00 p
Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R.. 6:30
Arrive : a m 6V*' a i.n p..FJtld\vln..I2.&O 10.20

f Not Plant Food but Matter. Arrive St. Louis via L.& N. tt.R..N.. 7:40 a m 3/5 a 12 0'; p............WaMo......... JJ).')p p 12.25 p
Supplying Only Organic Pullman Buffet Cars: to and from Jacksonville l.51p 10.10 a............_Ocala.......... 3 52 p 3.15 a
and St. Louis, via Thomasville, Montgomery 4.50) p 9.n and Nashville 4l5p 8 a) a......PannsofTkee..... I 54Sp550p 10 05 a
4 4.r. GUARANTEED ANALYSIS PER TON OF 2,000 POUNDS JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. -- R 2< a....... umtf>rvme ....: -_
Arrive JacksonVIlle............................. 6:15: a m 308p 7 52 a..... Catherine....... 63!> p 10 57 a
VEGETABLE MANURES: Leave Jacksonville ............................ 5.05 p 250p 7 40 a..Wllhlacoocliee..... 64.')>p 11 18 a

.c Ammonia........,....... .......... | Phosphoric Acid.................. 2/ per cent Leave Callaban...................._............ 5'55 p m 218 p 7 17 a..... Owensboro....... 7 OS p 11 57 p
Sulphate Potash.... ...... .... 6 cent Arrive Waycross................................ 8:10pm 150p 7 00 a.......Dade Citv..725p'225pJacksonville
f" '.' per Arrive Jesup....................................... 9:10 p m
ORANGE TREE MANURES: Arrive Macon via E. T. V. & G. R.>R. 3:45 a m Branch.

Ammonia........................ 3% percent I Sulphate Potash.... ............11 percent Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &: t O. R.R. 7:15 a m
i Phosphoric Acid ................ 5 to 6 per cent I| Potash, actual................... 5J per cent Arrive Chattanooga E. T. V. & G. 1:25: p m 10 If) a 5 50 p.......Fernandina....... 7 00 I ) a 4 CO p
Pullman Buffet Cars and passenger coachesto 9) 4:*> a 5 2i' p......Ha rt's Road...... 7 22 a 4 29 p
t/ The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humus.': and from Jacksonville and Chattanooga. 914a 5 ftt: p;.... ..... Duval............ 7 48 a 5 03 p
SAVANNAH EXPRESS. 3 30 ft 4 Ri I'>p......JaekponvRle..820a 54.'j' P

Arrive Jacksonville....... .................. 5:30 a m
NO MUCK NEED BE USED WITH THESE FERTILIZERS.ESTIl.lONIALSI Arrive Gainesville ....'........................10:30 a mLeave St. Marks Branch.U .

Jacksonville............................. 9.00
p m !Ji> p m ....-...........TRlIRha'ste. ..... 8 30 a m
Leave Gainesville......................._..... 3:15 p m 1157 a m...................R(>l1alr........-...... 8 43 a m
Leave Lake City..............................._ 3:25 p mLeave 10:1.14: a m.........___Waknlla.. .............. 940 a m
I I have used Our Favorite. Fertilizers Trees Roses and Live Oak............................... 6:55: p m 10 30 am............ St. Marks ..............1005 a m
upon Orange Garden Plants, Arrive Waycross.................... ...........11:45 p m
and I do not want anything better. via B.& W. R. R... ("a"means a.m. time. "p"means time.
HENRY G. Arrive Albany: : ...... 5.-TO()a m p.m. )
Onions Caullllowers and HUBBARD Vegetables.Crescent Cltv, Fla. Arrive M COT- via Central R. R.......... 9:10 a m Ft. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday
I tried Fertilizers on other I consider it ,
your an Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1:05()
p m There 1qy and Saturday only.
excellent and "cheap Fertilizer, which will greatly improve the land, and Is not simply a
Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A.R.R. 7:15< p m I.et vine time i iq given In every case except
? stimulant. H. LEGLER Haskell Arrive Savannah: ............................._ 6:10 a mAn where arriving time i iq named.
Fla. i lye .........11:40 a m Trains 1 anal 2,7 and 8,9 and 10, and trainson
Pullman Bullet Cars and passenger coaches Jacksonville Branch run daily.
JItICE8 PER TONI Jacksonville to Chattanooga. Trains' 3 and 4 dally except Sunday.

Orange Tree Manure.......... In sacks $24 001 Vegetable.Manure .............in sacks $17 00 Pullman Heel Insr l ars to and from Jacksonville Train 1 and 2 have Pullman Palace Sleeping
Galne vllle and
,:" ., .. ............In bbls. 25 00 | ...............111 obis 1800 Savannah. > Cars to and from New Orleanx
Tickets sold to all
Through points by Rail Trains and 4 have thronrh Pullman Redlining -
and Steamship connections, and Chair. and Sleeping: Cars to and from
I 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 cars
I Astor's building,82 Bay street, and at Pas- to and from Kuniak Springs. .

,. .. .. -- senger Station, and on board People's Line For imps, rates, etc., apply to Company
Steamers K. B. Plant and ChaMaboochee and Agents, or write to -
:.' CEO. HUTCHINSON PeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson A. O. MAcDONELL,
-: ir.: ',: ,_ Ville. -WM. P. HAKDEE, Gen. Pass. &: Ticket A cent.
.General)Panneneer Agent. D. E. MAXWELL, Gen.Supt.
>;d Crescent City, Florida. 1 R. G. FLEMIIfO Superintendent Jacksonv111eFI.e.tp .

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The Ltifest and Most Complete Estab CLYDE'S! ':'\":' .

"Sp'rghumand Sugar 1Ia..eltSouUl., :, ",' ,

'mum New York: Charleston & FloridaSTEAMSHIP '

ILLS Vr J., .

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The elegant Steamers of-th&Line are appointed to sail for CHARLESTON A: NEW YORK

'SUGAR MAKERS' SUPPLIES.THE ,From JACKSONVILLE.......... ................................Every TAURSDAY.I I
From FERNA DINA................................................ .....Every SUNDAY.
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8EMINOLE (New). .. ...................................;..........Thursday,June 2,at 1:00 p m...
I ,': CHEROKEE (New)....... ..........."....................r.........Thursday;June 9,at 6:30anx:
:v;|*." .. .- SKMINOLENew)........................................;.... ...Thursdaj; ,June 16,at 12:00 m ;'
'W JM1* '" CHEROKEE(New).............. ...............,..................Tbu day,Jone t3,at 5:00 a m
:>!The;'cheapest Evaporator in the market.AT SKMINOLENew-) .. .. ...':.......... ................. .......Thursday, June:2',at 11:30 a m

V s ,(,,'.*.* Thirty. years successfully" in the lead.* The Geo. S. -Hacker & Son, ThesH noon train.Steamers touch..at Fernandina north bound and sail on arrival of Ja ksoavllle' aiter-

:t.' From Fernandina.
: I MAJTOFACTUBEB OF Every Sunday afternoon, on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Co's trains.
AUTOMATIC, Steamship. YE,tASSEE......................................................Sunday,June 5,p m
DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDING II DELAWARE................................:...................Sunday,June 12,pm
-SELF-SKIMMING EVAPORATOR. YEMASSEK ..................,. ...............................Sunday,June 19,p m
: And,;.Building Material. DELAWARE....,......................... .....................Sunday,June 26,p m
Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29 E.R./New York, every TUESDAY and FRIDAY .
.[, ,SIMPLE. EFFECTIVE AND CHEAP.. Office and Warerooms, King,op. Cannon St. ,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays' shi.s for Fernandlna and Fridays' ships for Jacksonville. .
1.- Charleston. G. The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line are unsurpassed. Every atten
.. 4 .. -THE- *s tion will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments from New York via
-- CLYDE'S FLORIDA,LINE, Pier 29, East Kiver.
For further information apply
) PINH-APPLE Fernandina, Fla. Jacksonville,Fla. ,
The Best, Strongest and Simplest Mill fortL0 88 Bay St.,cor.Hogan. f,V

,money made. Write Catalogue THEO. G. EGER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE & CO. Gen.Agents :v
giving full description; also free 35 Broadway, N. Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,s5 Broadway, N.Y. ... 1-.ot
sample copy of the SORGHUM Red Spanish or Key Largo, Large, $13.50per << .
1.000H5; per 10,000.Rea '
GROWERS' GUIDE. Spanish or Key Largo,Small$11.50 per 50,000 Orange 100,000 Peach \(
'/fOO; ?9.>per 1"X)0.( ) -
We also manufacture the celebrated Porto Rico.BIrdseye,Sugar Loaf and Egyp-
tian Queen,f 1.25 per dozen; |7.50 per 100. TREES.Orders -
:PORTABLE SODA FOUNTAIN. Cave ndi.ll Banana' Suckers, not .
Eyes,$8 per 100. .
; Carefully and delivered at freight-
,'E;.<. t Prices, from $35 to '|80.i house free 0 racked booked now for Fall delivery of every variety of tree,both fruit and ornamental,
Terms, Cash with order.
"' ..Address' .. & ReerenccsWm. A. Bours, Tysen, Smith including the best varieties of ORANGES and LEMONS; Peen-To, Bldwell, Honey

CHAPMAN &: CO: & Co. and otl er varieties of PEACHES; Kelsey, Botankio, Masn and other varieties of JAPAN
Madison,Indiana. Indian River Nurseries, PLUMS;-seven varieties, of JAPAN PERSIMMONS;;White Adriatic FIGS; Olives,Grape,

Melbourne, Florida._ Nut Trees, etc.; Urevllleas, Acacias, Poincianas, Biotas and other ORNAMENTALS(pet


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

H. L. WHEATLEY, Altampnte Nurseries,



The Great Farm. Industrial and Stock Periodical ,
of the South It embraces In Its constituency AND
the Intelligent,progressive and sub
Btantlally successful farmers of this section; FANCY POULTRY.A. REAL ESTATE EXCHANGE
and an advertising medium for the Merchant '
,Manufacturer Stock-Raiser and Pro JACKSONVILLE, FLA., .
fessional Man Is absolutely unequalled. Space .J. ADAMS Has for sale choice Lots. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Collects
Judiciously employed in Its columns Is alwaycremunerative. Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,eta
By recent purchase It noyr MANATEE, FLA., J.; C. GREELEY, Pre.ldent. L. D. HO SITTER, Treasurer.
combines: The Dixie Farmer, Atlanta Ga.:
the Plantation,Montgomery Ala; the aura'Sun Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.
Nashville, Tenn.; The Southern Farm .
ers' Monthly, Savannah Ga:; Southern sale SUNSET HILL NURSERIES.Catalogues
Phoenix Has for one thousand acres of choice .
World Atlanta Ga. the Agriculturist -
; land Manatee In of Manatee
Marietta, Ga., and unites the patrons of BralLdeutown on Ellenton river and sight Palmetto ands ,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list include, .
these with its own large list of subscribers. the choicest varieties ot the Citrus family grown.; Also,
manufacturers' for Wire
agent Fencing,
The and people all testify to Its great
merits press as a medium for contoiling Southern Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement Fertilizersand Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits.Our .
Plantation Cracked Corn
trade. Subscription, one year In advance, Rice,Gra ulated Supplies Lime,Rock, and Shell. Cat- stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a
postage paid, $1.60. i Sample copies sent free. V
le and Poultry reed ground to order in specialty. .
Advertisements, per line,30c. We go to press team mill H. '"W. PIERCE,
on premises.
the 25th of each month preceding our date.
Address Has also breeding kennels of acclimated Indian Springs, Orange Co.,Fla.
CO. Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter-
P. O. Drawer 8,Atlanta,Ga, riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado "
Catch tramps or). Tiger Dogs (for wild kogs,bear and Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries I


Practical POULTRY BOOK. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and J, ..
100 PIM beaattM colored plate are well-stocked with freshly imported male -t
cnKravtnss and descriptions of all birds which are mated with carefully selected Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. :
brands: how to ciponize; plans for rs*, hens of our own raising, each variety being Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address t
'I.poultry and where houses to boy; aboat Incubators and Fowls.MU0d ". allotted to separate enclosures: in a torty-acre A. E. CIIAiriPLIN. ,
for Eggs orange grove. Fggs cdeu1y: packed in bas Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.
I R kets at lo'lowlng prices:
.:=h& 1 White Legboriis (Knapp's), Pit Games
'. fHeaihwoods), Plymouth Hocks (Hawkins),
.A. N.DO.B1IXlSIS&: Bl .t1V Game Hatams (Shouldlngs), Light Brabmas Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, Palms, Etc.Our .
(Williams), Ilouen and Muscovy.Ducks- ,;$1.00
per thirteen
Claiborne and Cuban Games,P liver Bearded stock of the above is most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading classes in
Pollsb W.F. black Spanish Buff
and Crested
Cochins Golden Laced, Senbrlghts and Imperial very large quantities;we are enabled. to quote at unusually low prices. .New Catalogue will ,
White 1'ekln Ducks,!l.&)per thirteen. be mailed free to all applicants. Address -
White Crested Black Polands, Boudans, P. J. BEHCKMANS
Wyandottes(estons), Langshans (Crouds.), .' ,
Boneys Brown Leghorns$'.uo per thirteen. Fruitland Nurseries, '
Bronze and Seminole 'lurseys, $3.00 per -No agents employed.- *t Augusta- Ga.
nine. .
Booted.White Cuban Carrier Pigeons,SI.50

: t per" pair. ,e-v. ITma11: : : : Pb.eJ.ps: :

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Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, OQ ,-FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURES

44 W./ Forsyth St.,Op.St.Johns Hotel. Oranges Trees and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crops, .


No, used in the Manufacture these
Vermin-Feeding Compounds ,
,Quusmithlng., done in all its branches. FOR THEMONEY.: I .
IRON SAFE,WORE Write for Illustrated Descriptive Circular. I The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many
a RICHMOND d\\WORKS years tests find that is claimed for them. References can be given,but it Isneedless
'_ .Bpoclal( rates on Stencil Cutting,by mail. A' where goods. are sn well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the etandard

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