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Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: June 27, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
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 )
 Notes
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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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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ORGAN. OF THE FLORIDA FRUIT GROWERS1 ASSOCIATION AND THE FLORIDA FRUIT AND

" VEGETABLE. GROWERS' PROTECTIVE' ASSOCIATION. .
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Cfcas. W. BaCoata. Jacksonville Fla. June 27 18 7. Established 1869.w .
,' :,I ; Proprietors. Monday, IK. Series: Vol. 7, ro.88.i .



PRICES: ,THE LOWEST. R.N.ELLIS,C. E. A.E.MCt1LII81f,
: How to Cure Arcnittt
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!,; : :Stoves, Crockery, ELLIS & MCCLURE
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: .J Skin &Scalp Tin-ware China, ,
,C. S L'ENGLECOMPANYi
rI Chandeliers' Architects and Civil Engineers

I:: t': Diseases Granite,Iron-ware, .. Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings
I, Lamps, of all kinds,Sanitary work eta
with the Oil Stoves!, 'AND Burners, Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto-Block; Bay 81.
Silver-ware. P.0.Box 785. Jacksonville, its. .
: CliTICUF.1. / Gas Fixtures, .
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.,. /' House Furnishings. ; Freezers, ,

Z\ REMEDIES. Table Cutlery, Refrigerators, SEVILLE..

DISFIGURING, ITCHING,
TORTURING Gate City Filters
pimply diseases of the skin, This growing_town is the ,principal station
Bcalp, and blood with loss of-hair,from infancy Fire Dogs, JACKSONVILLE FLA. Dinner,Tea and on the J.,T.A K. W. Ry between Palatka and
to old age,are cured bj the CUTICURA eJl"warel I Toilet Sets. Sanford,83 miles south of Jacksonville. It 19.
Basket and W
REM EDIES.'UTICUEA .
; on he high pine ridge on the shores of Lake
RESOLVENT, the New Blood Pu- Louise,and Is surrounded by a fertile and settled .
rifler,'cleanses ,the blood and perspiration ofdiseasesustaining Particular= Attention Paid to Mail 'O ders. country. It has a compllete system at
elements;and thus remove water-works and sewers in operation.? '
Ihecatoe.UTICURA. W.T. FORBES. W. P. GIFFORD. C. G. PEARCE. J. B.CHRISTIE,Attorney,
I $ the great Skin Cure, instantly -HOTEL SEVIIXE .

allays itching and inflammation clears the Contained rubllo and private bath-rooma, ,_
kin and scalp of crusts,scales and sores, andrestores W:, T.\ FORBES ,& QQ., I billiard room.etc.:,.' '. .. M
hair. .
the ,
?Lots and acre property for sale on reasona

CUTICURA, is.) Indispensable SOAP,an exquisite In,trmui: Skin>-,- ilu ReautlUer dlsCUTICUBA --. ..a Reei : 3t1e' Excftoue' BIf Mr.:';_ :I f b1e quested.-term to*visit Settlers the town.and and Address'investors. aw- rpr--.

!."' ... .."..)' llIie.-.1Iktn-blem..ds- : SEVILLE COMPANY Seville Fla. '.
.1fi'OUY..ktn.; REMEDIES"are-the 35WaUSL
., Mason Young, President New '
Treat skin beautlflers. York. R.U.Mason Sec.&Treas,Seville,'Fib 1,
'; Sold everywhere; Price, CUTICUKA, boa; ..
SOAP,25c.; RESOLVENT, 91. Prepared by the ,Property'Bought and Sold in every County of Florida.
POTTER DRUG AND CHEMICAL '.0., Boston' ,

;..Mass.49"Send. for "How to urnPkin Diseases." Capital" Invested Loans Negotiated, Taxes Adjusted and Paid, HUGHES' TONIC,

Titles Examined. Con eyancing, Surveying, etc.
with the loveliest delicacy is the
TINTED SURE AND,SAFE REMEDY FOB
bathed with TJTICURA MEDICATED Send for our Real Estate Bulletin."

B AP. W. T. FORBES ,& Co., ChUIsAFever


Abell Block, 321 West Bay Street' Jacksonville, Fla.
GRAPE VINES .
ROCKWELL & KINNE
INVALUABLE IN THE SOUTH.It .
Salted to the Soil and Climate of
i Successors to Nichols,Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail .
Hardware Stoves House Goods Grates. Mantels Paints will Cure the Most Obstinate Cases
;. .FLORIDA Furnishing ,
Oils, Saddlery, Guns, Ammunition,: Etc. FOR SALE BY DRUGGISTS.

I GROWN AND FOR' SALE AT Parties town or, out will do well to call or send'for our catalogues and prices of any PREPARED BY
goods they may need in our line. Prices lower than ever.

San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries, 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville,'Fla. R. A. ROBINSON & CO.,.'.

TALliAHASSEE; FLA. "
Near ,
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( F E..DUBOIS. Manager. SETTLERS AN.D INVESTORS.SAN I LOUISVILLE, KY. .

Send for Catalogue and order early. Send,
: 'a1Bo,for,Price List of '
PABLO AND DIEGO ,BEACH COMPANY

FLORIDA WINES. Offers Choice Fruit and Lands near transportation for Investment or Cultivation. Fancy'Poultry.. ,+
:' Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Dally Malls.
......1 : Also Town Lots at San P"bJoand Atlantic City on the I Installment Plan .desired. Address MONCHIEF POULTRY YARDS.
Ie1.
\ IAS. M.KREAMER, President',.over Bank of Jacksonville,or W. B. GRANT, Supt., P.' O. ,Box 381, .Jack NOD vII ..
San Pablo.Florida. W. W. FJBNDKICH,
ROT-NOT White and Brown Leghorns, Light Brahman -
: BANKAND Plymouth Rocks, Langbams, Wyan-
FLORIDA: SAVINGS ,
For preserving :Metad Milk, Butter; Syrup, : dottes and Pekln Ducks. Until further no-.
5 Cider, and Vegetables of every tice,will furnish Eggs from the above varieties '
kind in their natural state. Tasteless,Odor- at?1 per thirteen, delivered at Expresa "',
., less."Harmless. ,Enough for,five gallons,by REAL.ESTATE EXCHANGE office. -
>. maf; L., Intelligent'Agents Wanted. Mention DISPATCH. .
KING, A.. &.P.AGENCY,779- 2d, Ave.,N.Y City.. JACKSONVILLE, FLA.,, ,
Has for sale choice,Lots, Orange 'Groves and'Wlld Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Collects
Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc. r ,

GEO. E. .CCNLGROVE,, j. C. OREKIJBY. President. I,.' Di ItOSMKR Treasurer: PEJINYROYALPILLS"CHICHESTER'S


.House, Sign and Ornamental BUILDING I I MATERIAL, The Original and Only ENGLISH.Genuine." .

p.A.I': 'T.E'' THE,LARGEST STOCK IN FLORIDA. Indispensable Cafe and tlir.y to.Keliahte. Beware 01 wol'th.your*nrmgvtft..IinutJoMU..' ,

Special attention given to Frescoing,PaperHanging FRONT PRESSED BRICK............,..../...................................810.00 per'1000GOOD'FLORIDA' "Chleheter'B LADIES.Ask f otter or Klotn/a.G .' ,.
,Graining and Boat Painting. ,". .................................................... 9.00 - Fourth Street and Adeline'Ave.; Springfield Lime, Plaster Lath; Cement,Hair,Fire,Fire Brick, Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar. 23 1 8 MaUUon bqaare,l'kUada.'l's.; ,, (
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Sold by Dran1t everywhere ink for ''aile... ,f
/ri\; "- JACKSONVILLE,:FLA. .. i1: TYSEN, .SMITH & CO., 12 West Bay St. Ur. flClUa".PeaaJ'l'OJ'al PWa. 'fake DO otha ,
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KISSIMMEE LAND AGENCY: .: ; :BIDWELl'S I EARLY PEACH.:;

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A seedling of the Peen-lo;by'A. I. Bldwell, of Orlando, Fla..; in quality best, sprightly.
Juicy and sweet; the only variety yet brought forward ripening with the Peen-to it is superior
CONTROLLING to the latter In sire and quality; it Is not flat like.the Peen-to but Is a round peach or
standard shape and high color. The original tree,the reed of which was planted in the win..
....tom ter of 1882 is now six Inches diameter and has fruited finely the past three seasons,yielding;
3,000,000 Acres four bushels this season,the first ripening May 7th,to-day(May 25th) ail left on the tree are-
ready for market. JAS. OTOTT, Orlando, Fla.


of the RichestjLands in the State. FLORIDA, GROWN PEACH TREES. .


Kelsey Japan Plums, Olive Trees, Oranges Figs, Lemons,Pecans,

Representing all the By the dozen,hundred or thousand,also a supply of other Nursery stock ad pted to
Florida and the Gulf States. Am now booking orders for Fall delivery season of
Disston Companies 188788. Write for Prices. Catalogue free on application.

GLEN ST. MART NURSERIES,

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


ANB BAY VIEW NURSERIES.
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=- : -i-: 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. and especially adapted to outh Florid
An inspection invited All inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
f on application. R. D. HOYT. Bay View Hiilshorongh Co.. Fla.
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H grange, G-rov-es, ROYAL, PALM NURSERIES..
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.. Our new Catalogue of Rare Exotic Plants, and general Nursery Stock,is ,now ready.
',y And Improved Truck Farms.
'.' s Price, 15 cents, Postpaid.

TOWN ; (Mailed tree to all customers.) ,
LOTS IN KISSIMMEE, WEST KISSIMMEE AND PINE DALE. REASONER BROS., ,

Manatee, Florida. "
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Send for Price and Description List.
THE CITRA I NURSERIES I


Haveon: hand:and;(br.sale a large stock of fine
WILLIAM CANNON
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t Budded and Sweet Seedling Orange ir ees.

_, Beter.. to this paper. Klsslmm.ee, Orange County, Fla. Stocks 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. .end for
descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. .

W. UPSET & CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla.
Greenhouse and Bedding: Plants, Palms, Etc. \ -

ORANGES LEMONS,
M M '
Pomesrran- Valrico Nurseries Gnavas,
Our stock of the bove'ls most extensive and varied. As we grow the leading: classes alt s,Figs, Bananas,
Very large quantities,we are enabled to quote at unusually low prices. New Catalogue,will Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL. Pineapples,
be mailed. free to all applicants Address drapes: Avocado P'n.
Pears, Anona,
P. J.' BEttCKMANS, Pecans, Catalogue Free. Acacia,
.Oriental ? erlnm,
Fruitland Nurseries, Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, Ca'adlum,
.... "No agents employed."* Augusta Ga. PALMS i na,
LIMES, Etc. Seffher, Hillsborough Co., Fla. Etc.


The Lakeland l Nursery Company FRUIT, TREES, VINES AND PLANTS-.

Are now in readiness to forward a copy of theirS
ADAPTED TO THE CLIMATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING
-pall: : :all: :EI B. :PRICE: : LUST: : ; The Orange an.d. :Lemon:: :

TO ANY ADDRESS FREE ON
APPLICATION. In variety,other Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Kelffer:Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Perslm
Communicate with E. H. TISON, Manager, mons Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc.
June 15,J887. Lakeland Polk Co..Fla,
PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY.

Gal.n.es-v11.1.e: "U.rserl.es: A-v H. MANVILLE & CO. ,

Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., and Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla. ;
GAINESVILLE, FLOKIDA. -

NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5.000 Superiors ripens in May, size above medium, MANVILLE NURSERIES.Budded
quality best of all. 5,000 Thomas, late,ripens in September; single specimens have weigheda .
pound. Bidwell's Early Wonder,and five other new varieties will be found in stock.
10,0 Kelsey Japan Plums; 2',0 0 LeConte Pears; 20/0) Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet Orange Trees, from one to three years old,for planting during the rainy season
high, and 10-.oon)Orange treys of all varieties will be
good sold CHEAP
FOR CASH.
Many miss it who buy elsewhere. Orders taken for all varieties of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,to be delivered the coming
Fall and Winter.

F. S. CONE, Proprietor,

L lemons Lemons Genuine Navels.ORDER CRESCENT CITY. FLA. -


NOW, before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons isxmt.. We have Just sold 7,603 SUNSET HILL NURSERIES. '
of this choicest of all Lemous for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our bearing Lemons
are loaded. We shall ship in July and August and publish results in the"Dispatch." Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list include,
'We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels budded from one of the choicest varieties! ot the Citrus family grown. Also,
the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years since. Also most all Peaches Pears Plums Grapes and other Fruits.
other varieties of Orange,Lemon and Lime. ,
The Double Imperial Navel and the At wood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the- first time Our stock is one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a.
to the Florida Orange Growers. We snail have for Fall and Winter delivery few hundred special.
of each of these varieties KEDJVEY & CAREY, Winter Park,Fla R. %V. PIERCE
> Indian Springs,Orange Co.,Fla.
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Deer Island Gardens and Nurseries
.4.1. .ono/to:: -u.rserl.es.: .... ,

A full line of NURSERY STOCK ADAPTED TO FLORIDA, including OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FLA.
all the Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and:

'" New Fruits and Flowering Ornamental Trees. Vines. No Loss in Transplanting1.
Catalogue and Advance Price List Free. *.' Catalogue and Price'List free,on application to the Manager._ AddressA.

H. L. WHEATLEY, E. CHAMPLIN
Altamonte:Orange County, Fla. Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.
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For Sal by W. W. Hawkins & 8on. Three Orange Groves Just coming into
bearing. 1st. One of 10 acres,containing about 700 trees, most of them bearing; also 85O _
GEORGETOWN NURSERIES. Peen-to Peach Trees,from which we have gathered this season.23 bushels of fine fruit,which
brought high prices. Next season there should be 100 bushels,at least.
LEMON AND ORANGE TREES 2d. One of 6 acres,containing about 6CO Budded Trees,many of them bearing; also,,
Budded from tried and approved and about 6 acres of rich Garden Land,mostly muck, nearly,all cleared ready for operation
varieties on good healthY locks.
would make a fine Truck Farm.especially for strawberries and cabbages.
rttiAIIO, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, eat PEABS, GRAPES, and a general line 3d. A Grove of wbcut 600 fine Budded Orange Trees, about 10 Peen-to Peach Trees la
suitable to Florida." bearing,good Howe for help*,acres of land,mostly High Oak Hammock. These prove
A 64.O Wes are all on or in sight of the St.Johns River,and front the road from Georgetown to FruIU
Georgetown, Pla land. Will be sod; sparately or together. A rare barpnIn. Ali the gm\: es have a fine muck
May 16'81. tf bed. Call on or apply to W.W.HAWKINS 4 SONS,Lake George,Flat -
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>.ifhe general' cultivation by the nurseries of collected from, Spanish seedlings ,of i flesh, but inferior. Of this type I
E Orchid the United States and Europe. Our Texas. Time was then allowed,.to test 1 have ome 250 sef:dling'trees"inbear- .

O 0 : 0 .;.;; distinction may be arbitrary, but ,inconsideration I the comparative value of alE the varieties i ing since '1880, and years following,
For the.I. FLOKID.t'DJ8PA'PCJI.' of its history and to dis in the collection; Careful comparisons 1 but the variation in, quality of the fruit
SPANISH PEACHES. tinguish it from the northern strainwe : of the,varieties,in,these experimental 1 has.seldom shown,such superior ,qual-
speak of it as Spanish. It has ex- orchards} 'were made from i ity. This may be.owing to the fruit
New Varieties Adapted to this (tendtd in the extreme South, from year' to year, aud enabled the rejection 1 having been gathered before "'being
State. i Florida to Mexico. Seeds have been of 'those less valuable and the retention sufficiently) 'developed.
carried northward! up the'Mississippi of such as were found to be superior -.; From this examination the conclusions !
While Home of our progressive peach and other, streams. It .has overrun ; and thus, finally,a'revised 'list lead 'to this : ,The Lemon and
growers have been developing new varieties ,Texas and a large, ,portion of Mexico. was the result of the protracted,enter- i Orange Cling and Oldmixon Cling

from the eenMr., George Everywhere the trees have been rec' prises.We- f j I 1 types are, well suited to your I locality,
L. Taber, of Glen,St. Marys, Florida, J ognizul as hardy seedlings. which, although hope to receive a history and 'and that the fruit shows many .formS
has given his attention to the so called j ( not claiming the highest excellence description of, the meritorious varieties Ion the numbers two,five'and'thirteen. '
in quality, were nevertheless The Thurber and the Late Crawford
"Spanish ,strain," and incidentally to''I successful ,growers and fine bearers. of Spanish peaches that have I show that thesealso are grown under

the Hpney.and Chinese Cling strains.* 1 j'' They' are.now known all over South- been recently' introduced, into Texas favorable requirements. One thing

These Spanish:peaches are the varieties em Texas 'as the most reliable race of 'from the pen of Mr. Onderdonk, who I i impresses me in this lot of fruit, its

which the first white settlers of the peach trees that have been generally 'has originated or introduced many of, perfect freedom from signs of mildew.
.. Gulf States tested by our settlers. Surely we shall them himself. It is This caused ,our abundant crop of
found in cultivation by the better probable some of
find foundation
hardly a upon peaches to fail this caused by
Indians and the is that them will succeed well here. year
supposition which to base improvements twenty days rain in June.

they were introduced by the Spaniards When the northern strain was dis- In prosecuting; his investigationsMr. Here we have seven decided acqui

} coming from Persia, and some possi- seminated among our people, some of 1 Taber selected specimens of a sitions, namely : numbers 3,5,7, 8, 9

bly from ,China, by an entirely differ them grafted stocks from it upon these that vigorous the- number of varieties (all grown from 11 and 12. Classed respectively as
ent route than the varieties brought Spanish thinking seed) of the several strains found
superior strength of the stock wouldbe Orange Cliiig, Lemon Cling, Pavie de
here later on, by way of the more to the made growing in this State, strains which
imparted newly tree, Pompone,Thurber, White Pine Apple
northern European countries. It seems and.thus,they would get the fine qual- had been grown here from seed ever Cling, Late Crawford and Oldmixon
to us, the word strain is improperly ities of the northern strain combined since the first settlement of this coun
I Cling, seven well-known varieties of
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to these inasmuch with the hardy character of the Span In 1885 he forwarded
applied Spanish peaches, try. specimensof
superior excellence 'of which we
ish. But, however reasonable this append -
as, they include several distinct appeared these varieties to one of the fore-
yet every one knows how this the following descriptions :
strains,and many varieties embracingall expedient failed (as we represented ina m st pomologists of this country from Orange Cling. Large, round, suture -
the varying characteristics of the former number), not because the whom he received the following distinct, passing nearly round,

peach. For instance, we have a fruit, trees were grafted, but because they reply : with no point at the apex; surface '
identical with the ,Early Crawford, were developed) i into trees of the northern The box of )peaches reached me in deep orange, with a dark, red cheek ;
strain. order and I have each flesh rather firm rich
yet is not the Early Crawford, as good given juicy, vinous.
About thirty years ago I began to variety a careful examination. Manyare Lemon Cling. Large, oblong-
the latter does not thrive in this cli study this race of seedlings. I saw doubtless seedlings of well defined oval, slightly narrowed at apex, terminates -
mate and does not ,reproduce itself how hardy, productive and longlivedit strains, and others I can readily iden- in prominent point; surface
from the seed while the Florida Craw- was, and embraced the belief that it tify. I annex the notes taken, viz: deep yellow, with a dark brownish red

ford is adapted to this State, having could be vastly improved. I sparedno No. 1, Large yellow cling, evidentlyof cheek ; flesh firm, slightly red at' the
pain/'to)learn, what,, could be done the strain of "Orange Cling,"*but stone, with''rich vinous,sub acid flavor.
been here from the seed'for
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grown fowa/ds the development of the Spanish more oblong ; doubtless a seedling of Origin South Carolina. ,
many years that the memory of man strains. that old variety. Pavie de Pompone. Very large,
runneth not to the contrary. The resemblance The beginnings of an enterprise are No. 2. One of the sub-varieties of roundish-oval, suture distinct on one
of these Spanish peaches to almost always feeble. In its early "Lemon cling," but sweet and inferiorto side ; a deep red cheek on yellowish

several leading strains grown farther stages it generally progresses slowly the true variety.No. white ground ; flesh deep red at stone: ,
In this respect, this enterprise provedno 3. Of the same stain as No. 1, juicy sweet, good.
north is remarkable and their obscure
exception to the general rule, and but of better flavor. Thurber. Large to very large,
history lends a peculiar charm to their this one of developing a valuable list No. 4. Large white cling, sub-acid, skin white with light crimson mot-
study. In the absence of all data as of fruits, from even such a beginning, good. This belongs to a class haying tlings ; flesh very juicy, vinous and

to their origin, conclusions must be would be a life-long undertaking. numerous named sorts such as Shelby of delecate aroma, of exceedingly fine

based on analogy and pomological evidence Then came the war, with all its cling, and belongs to the "Newington texture. Free stone.
crushing calamities-years of absencein cling" strain. White Pine Apple Cling. Same as
J. Onderd nk who has
given military life, of distracting thought, No. 5. Lemon cling. Lemon Cling. .
considerable attention to these "Span- of scattering material and dissipating No. 6. A white cling inferior in Late Crawford. Very large, round-

ish" strains in Texas, says : capital, terminating in a shipwreck of quality, likely a seedling.No. ish, suture shallow, distinct; surface
We already have a hardy race of quite all that had been accomplished.But 7. Pavie de Pompone, an, old I yellow,'with a broad; dark red cheek ;
trees that suits our climate well, andis perseverance is a mighty agent of French variety, which at one time flesh red at the stone, rich, juicy vi-
very productive. It has been cul- success. was quite popular, but has of late nous hardy, first rate. Free stone.
tivated in southern latitudes till it has Thousands of seedlings were fruitedin years,become scarcely cultivated.No. Oldmixon Cling. Large, roundish
become thoroughly adapted to, southern the hope of finding, here and there, 8. Thurber, one of our seed- oval, suture distinct only at apex,fruit
climates on the lower border of one of standard merit. Such as appeared lings of the China cling. If not, it is slightly larger on one side ; surface
the zone in which the peach seems to valuable were preserved, while so near like it as to leave little doubt. yellowish white dotted with red, or "
be possible. The vigor of this race all the.rest were sent to the brush pileto No. 9. White Pine-apple cling. with a red cheek ; flesh juicy rich,
from Spain has not been diminishedby make room for'another installmentof No. 10. Of the "Orange cling" with a high flavor, finest of the cling
its treatment in Mexico and Texas seedlings to be treated in a similar strain, and same "type as No. 1, but stones.It .

during its long existence here,whetherit manner. smaller. should be borne in mind that
This has been continued the No. 11. It is rather elongated to be I "
was or was not established into a plan to while, these fruits so closely resemblethe
distinct race. Jf,' before its introduc- present day, and has' developed some -"Late Crawford," but perhaps this is < ;
varieties named I in instances
tion by the Catholic missionaries, its choice varieties. These were all grafted owing to soil and locality.No. as some -
propagation here for more than two for preservation. Meanwhile, val- 12. Oldraixon cling. to be indistinguishable it is only resemblance -
centuries of time has given to.the trees uable seedlings were found in the No. 13. Lemon cling stone. Thisis ,and not identity, as they are
all the characteristics, of a separateand many seedling orchards all over Southern doubtless one of its many forms native seedlings of "Spanish strains"
distinct strain from that now in Texas. Cuttings were taken from when the blunt protuberance of the well adapted to this soil and climate,
these and preserved by grafting. type has changed to a sharp apex. '
excellent varieties of this class have
Several
No. 14. One of the seed- while the varieties named .are many of
been brought out by the Itev.Jas. P. DePass Large experimental orchards were numerous
of which a full account appeared In a recent them of the Persian strain and en-
free
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tirely unsuited (*'o '>Fl rida. This resemblance make enough 'to cover principal and to in texture and flavor. The singular trace of acid lacking in the Honey.

is somewhat remarkable, interest the first year. Our, Canton, thing about these fruits is that they Home's Hybrid Honey. We are in-
and seems, ,indicate. a common ancestry ,Ohio, correspondent very properly ,were'sports growing ,in same cluster formed that this variety does not differ
although it must be very remote. -. observes: "The best prices here are with Peen-tos of the ordinary flat materially from the foregoing. It is
Another peach ,of ,the same such as Floridians think hardly worth shape, showing the tendency of the a seedling of the Honey, grown by
class not included' in the,above Mr. taking"-yet that is a country of latter to sport. The seed of these Mr. W. P. Horne, of Glen St. Marys.
Taber has named! the Victoria. It is wealthy farmers. One'reason for thisis sports have ,been saved and will be Pallas. This variety is introducedby

the largest of all, a' free store .of- very the uncertainty which attends all planted.It P. J. Berckmans, of Augusta, Ga.,
good quality, white. Twenty days efforts at cultivating the soil in Flor- is probable that later varieties of and we give his description: "(China
rain caused the -fruit. to mildew fur-,. ida-uncertainty as to the quantityand peaches will ,pay quite as well possi-- Honey strain.) The only seedling of
ther North, the specimens of fruit pro- quality of the product, as well as bly better, than the Peen-to and other the old Honey peach which has deviated
nounced, free from it had ripenc up its value in market. This will,disap varieties ripening at the same time. from the type. [True when
during a month continuous rain. pear when we learn how to adapt our At this writing (June 22,) our market written.] The fruit resembles the pa-
This'.speaks Drell for the success of the efforts to the conditions of soil, climate has been bare of peaches for two rent in size, but more round in shape.
peach in ,the Baker county region if and market-in fact, it is now fast dis weeks. The Honeys are gone earlyin Flesh white, melting, with a rich
not throughout' the State. It seems appearing. Too many raise fruit and June and we have nothing to sup- vinous aroma, partaking in this of the
probable that Florida where it was truck here as a speculation, and too ply the market until the summer va flavor of the Grosse Mignonne. Maturity -
thought, a few years since, the peach many come here as the Chinese come rieties ripen some time in uly. We here two weeks later than the
would not, grow, will produce in the to America, not to found permanent get Georgia peaches occasionally, but Honey, or from the first to the tenthof
near future as fine peaches as Mary- homes., but to sojourn.. for a time in or- their early peaches are very poor and July. Tree retains the habit of the
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land or Delaware and certainly at der to make money. But to return to are not to be compared with those parent. We feel confident that this
greater profit to the grower than in the peaches.We grown in Florida. A leading com- variety will prove a valuable addition
either of these States. were surprised to find the fruitin mission house in Philadelphia, writes to the limited list of successful sorts ,
An account' of the other varieties one Peen-to orchard still on the early in June, "peaches are in demand for Florida, where it has been tested
grown on Mr. Taber's place appears trees and quite firm, while the other and will probably bring better pricesfor and found desirable." As comparedwith
elsewhere in'this' department. Peen-tos on the same place had been the next three weeks." Since this the Honey, the description, "rich
gathered and shipped. The late Peen- time, those who have handled Florida vinous aroma," is certainly not over-
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: tos were also higher colored than any Peen tos and Honeys in Northern drawn. As grown on Mr. Taber's
AMONG THE PEACHES.
we had ever seen before. Mr. Taber markets, have been telegraphing to place, it is a beautiful color, deep red
A Baker County Orchard-Varie- thinks it probable that this was owingto this State, "Send more peaches, the dotted with salmon and tipped with
ties-Succession in Ripening. the treatment the trees received.In market bare, prices good." Florida light yellow at base and apex.
Everyone interested in peach grow- fertilizing the orchards these trees I growers make a great mistake in sac- Amelia. Originated with Mr. Stro-
" lug in this ,State, especially as devel- were not reached, owing to press of 'rificing everything to earliness. It man, in Orangeburg, S: C. Fruit
oped in the last decade, during what other work, until the fruit was as bigas seems difficult for them to learn that large, roundish oblong ; suture large
might be styled,the Renaissance of the marbles ; as a result of this delayin first-class fruit in season, pays better and deep, extending nearly round ;
Peach in Florida, is acquainted, to feeding the trees they put on less than indifferent early fruit. Take skin pale whitish yellow, shaded, and
some extent, at least, with the work foliage, exposed the fruit to the sun, strawberries for instance ; this season marbled with crimson in the sun,
of Mr.\ Geo. L. Taber, at Glen St. which did not ripen until the others they were sent forward before the downy ; flesh white, juice melting,
Marys, in Baker, county.:, In our l issue were gone, and attained a much higher snow had fairly melted at the North.It sweet, rich and vinous; freestone.
of July 26th, 1886,-,we gave'our readers color than usual. In all the Peen-tos was too early, nobody wanted ber This is not of the Honey strain, and
an account of-Mr. T ber's orchard, there was a remarkable absence of the ries, and the resulting glut and low may not do well in this State generally -
and also his experience with the peachin noyau flavor, they had as little of it prices would have ruined the season ; still it is of Southern origin and
this State from his own pen. Earlyin as the fruit of any of the new Peen-to had not a fortunate frost stopped the grows very well in Baker county.
,June (instant. ) it gave us great seedlings we have tasted this season, ripening of the berries. Peaches will The specimen we picked from the tree
pleasure to accept Mr. Taber's invitation with the possible exception of Cessna's sell in May but they will sell better in measured three inches in diameter, and
to "Come up before the Peen-tos Superior Mr. Taber does not regardthe June. Mr. Rumph says the Georgia was the finest peach in flavor, as wellas
are gone," and we appeal to the gustatory flat shape of.the Peen-to as objec- peach growers made the same mistakeat size, we ever saw in this State.
sympathy of every reader when tionable, but rather an advantage, a i the outset, but they soon learned SUCCESSION.
. we say we reveled in "peaches and distinct trade mark by which the fruit I that their midseason's fruit paid best. The following list comprises the
cream"; but there was reserved, for us is known in all markets. As an early We have,four sorts that ripen dur- leading varieties in Mr; Taber's
the even more exquisite delight to thepomologist peach he is by no means ready to give ing this interium, namely : Home's orchard and indicates their time of
,of testing varieties ; varieties up the Peen-to for more recent intro- Hybrid, Climax, Pallas]] and the Ame- ripening:
new to us and varieties new to the ductions. lia. The three last mentioned, we Peen-to, last of May- and first of
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public. We were very much interested in have had an opportunity of testingthis June. Honey, first week in June.

PEEN TOS. two fruits, sports from a Peen-to tree, season, and describe them as Amelia, Pallas and Climax follow in .
Mr.\ Taber shipped three hundred of which we made the following description follows : : order mentioned and continue until
and seventy-five bushels of Peen-tos : Appearance, good ; size, Climax. Appearance good ; size me- July. Next come the sub-varieties of .
the Chinese Cling Gen'l Lee Albert
this season ; the average net on the medium ; shape, round, slightly oblong dium ; shape round, slightly oblong Sidney, etc. Pavie, de Pompone, mid-
whole crop,was $2.50 per bushel, and with slightly recurved point with recurved point (shorter than dle of July. Florida Crawford, mid-
he says it will pay, at ,$1. Many\ 'of (same shape as Bidwell's Early, Min- point of the Honey ;) suture well defined dle to last of July. Oldmixon Cling,
our fruit growers and truckers are not nick's Maggie, Cessna's Superior and but not deep, fruit considerably July 20th to August 1st. White Pine
satisfied\ with reasonable other Peen suture side color Apple Cling, August 1st to 5th. Vic-
a compensa- -to seedlings), light yellow, largest on ; pale yel
toria, August 10th to 20th. Lemon
tion for their labor, and, investment. slightly washed with red ; flesh, yellowish low, washed with red ; flesh yellowish Cling, middle of August. Powers
Oranges at $1.50 or even $1 per box white, nearly blood red on white, fine grained and melting, having September, a good sized free-stone
pay well if the grove has been econom suture side and continuing so nearlyto the peculiar granularness of the ripening,in September.
ically established ant maintained, yet the stone. Seed thick shaped like Honey ; sweet and sprightly;; quality *. .
most growers pronounce orange grow- ordinary peach pit ; cling-more so good. A seedling of the Honey ; Two years ago, Mr. James M.Earnest -
of Tallahassee grafted an
appleon
ing'a failure unless they get from $2 than Peen-to ; sprightly sub-acid, very grown on Mr. Taber's place, larger to a LeConte pear stock, and now
to $3 per box ; and our vegetable juicy, with"slight almond flavor ; qual- than the parent and possessing more he is picking fine, ripe red apples off
growers are Dot satisfied unless'they ity'good, closely resembling the Peen- character in its flavor with a distinct of the tree.

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For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: strain in the, stripes or penciliings of the Honey. I think that the ripeningof veloped ; just when ready for the
,..... About<" Types. and Strains.' the skin. To. these we may, add the the two varieties-ever since the dis- ripening process, but before this pro-
;There is, much .confusion, in the.use Ispahan'strain, which gives both very covery of the Early China, six years cess has set in to mellow it. This
of the terms "type" and "strain" as dwarf owing varieties, st'arceIy'ever! ago, in my seedling orchard-fully)] establishes right time for picking can be seen in
reaching beyond a height of a few feet, our'claim to its earliness. the plumpness and coloring of the
to The development
applied pomology. rapid as well as the willow-leaved ornamental In size, form, color aid flavor, I do
of the peach, plum, grape, kind. Again,the:smooth. kinned or not see any difference in the two va- skin.Handle gently. Discard everythingsoft
and other orchard fruit in this State, Nectarine strain is among the most rieties. As:the last of the Early Chi or even mellow-everything im-
makes necessary the frequent use of distinct; yet all these well defined subfamilies na ,are generally gathered and sold mature, bruised, specked, or in any
words descriptive of the relationshipsand are, as far as can be ascer- with the earliest shipment of the Hon- way faulty. Very choice delicate_
characteristics of different vari- tained, descendants from one sectionof ey, we have had ample opportunity fruit should be wrapped in the thin-
Asia. for comparison. Our Early China nest of fine paper to command outside
eties, and it is important that these The Chinese type has, so far, no well trees are stronger growers than. our prices.Hand.
terms have clearly defined meanings. defined strain, if we except the Honey trees of the Honey, under: equal cir pack carefully-close, snug
Type might be defined as an individ- peach ; and whether this properly belongs cumstances. The bloom has a slightly and tight ; not to mash or bruise the
ual possessing in a marked degree the to the Chinese type of Northernand different shade, and while they both fruit, but to keep it in place so it can-
Middle China, or to the Peen-to bloom at about the same time, yet the, not rattle about, settle, or shift place
characteristics of
a race or family. or Southern China (or Java 1)) type I Early China make* it foliage before the and get disarranged and chafed in
Thus the Honey is the type of the am unable to determine. Honey does. In other respects the tree shipment.Do .
Honey family, and when we say "of While 'we have many varieties of maintains the peculiar style and habitof not use deep baskets, larger at
the Peen-to type,." we mean not only peaches coming from China, I do not the Honey, Of which it is a seedling.In top than at bottom, to wedge or mash
allied to, the Peen-to, but also closely! think the peculiar race traits of the some future number I may tell the fruit. Do not use tight built
double flowering kinds are sufficiently you how I secured the variety, for I boxes to spoil more or lees fruit from
resembling it. Webster defines"strain"to distinct from the large fruit bearingsorts am sure that in the same way still stagnant air. Most of the common
be "uniform disposition ;" in po to entitle these to be classed as a earlier varieties, as well as later ones, slat vegetable crates are ruinous to
mology is used in a more restrictedsense separate strain.It may be obtained, and I want others to fruits and delicate produce.Use .
than type, and is .applied to allied is therefore evident that these be making improvements in the same open-built ventilated packages;
different strains should always be con- line. G. ONDERDONK.Texas the six-basket crates made by the S.
varieties having hereditary
pecu- sidered as regards their special value June 16, 1887. 6. Mf'g Co., Petersburg, Va., for
} liarities. We take pleasure in this when seedlings are grown for the pur- The quotation to which our corre- peaches, etc., are the most perfect
connection in giving to the public for pose of producing fruit. If we plant spondent refers, wherin mention is packages for long shipments that we
the.first. time I he following utterances the seed of a strain which is well defined made of a seedling from the Honey a know of for small delicate fruit like
of P. J. Berckmaus, the eminent the results will be that a major- week earlier than its appearedin the Peen-to and Honey peach. The
parent,
ity of the offsprings will closely resem- Peen-to carries better when packedon
Southern pomologist : ble the parent, and, therefore, the our "State Item" column, and was its edge than when laid flat, and
"The word type as applied to promiscuous growing of peach seed condensed from some State paper, 'sells better wrapped in thin oiled or
peaches, pears, plums, and some other will give very different results from a which one we cannot now recall. We i waxed paper, when it then arrives un-
fruits is synonymous to the word fam selection. Take for instance .
specked.The
systematic hear
shall be glad to from anyone
ily as, applied to men. Hence in : the Smock peach and seventy fruit and package should be
who knows of this
,peaches we, have well defined types five per cent. of the seedling will be peach. perfectly dry and cool when shipped ;
which retain their characteristics almost like the parent. We trust Mr. Onderdonk will favorus the shade temperature of the place
under,cultivation indifferent climates. Hill's Chili is another variety with the history of his Early China, will do ; never use ice ; ventilation is
For instance, all the old varieties cul- which varies but little from seed. I as well us an account of other new better than refrigeration.
tivated in Europe and in, the United have seen remarkable similarity in the fruits he has introduced.-ED. DIS Pick and pack the fruit as above
States, and coming originally from seedlings of thi8fJSiriety! as brought to PATCH. directed, in ventilated packages, and
Persia, have, been classed under the my notice by Mr. T. T. Lyon, of For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.-.-. ship to us via alZ'I"ailfast express only;
generic name of Persica, or Persian Grand Haven, Michigan.Sow Picking and. Packing Orchard and the extra expense and smaller
type. Another type was introducedfrom the seed of Hale's Early and Fruits.A quantity will more than be compens-
China some forty years ago and most of the fruit will be of the Alex- ated for in the better condition of the
is quite,,distinct from the former, or ander clasH. The remarkable results question by A. J. Dallas in your fruit on arrival and its higher sale.
Persian, by its leaves, flowers, bark of obtained by my father from plantingseed last issue suggests the subjoined in- PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS.
young wood, as well as the peculiar of well-defined strains demon- formation for the edification of your .. .
texture of the flesh of the fruit. A strated practically the existence of the peach and plum shipping patrons. The Russian Mulberry.A .
third type of which the Peen-to is ,the latter and the necessity of recognizingthis The more extensive shipments of writer in the DIsPATCH who has
first representative hero may have for when, as I said before, growing small Florida peaches this season has large Russian mulberry tree, complains -
origin Southern China or Java (of seedlings for their fruit." demonstrated several new points to us. that though it blooms freely, it
this I am unable to find conclusive .. .. 1. The packages-the quart boxes bears no fruit and asks for the cause.
evidence), but being almost subtropical For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: and also the "ripe fruit carrier" are The editor has had the same experience -
in ,many of characteristics. is The Early Ohina Peach.In not as desirable as the six quart basket and is equally in doubt. These
totally distinct from either the Per- the DISPATCH of June 6th I crate, because there i is in the former trees were obtained from a peregrin-
sian or Chinese ,types. observe a paragraph as follows: packages too much interior package to ating tree peddler from some extreme
As to the word strain as understood "A new seedling of the Honey peachhas show off*the small fruit. Northern State at seventy-five cents a
in horticultural pursuits, it may be been originated, which is said to 2. Ihe Peen-to is found to carry tree. It does not seem to have occurred -
compared to a sub-family. This wordis be a week earlier than the Honey." sounder when packed upright on its to those who have purchasedthese
used in floriculture to designate a Will you please tell me whetherthe side or edge ways than when flat. trees that they have been wofully
race of plants of a genus retaining above refers to a new peach in 3. That these peaches. delivered cheated into giving up their money
hereditary peculiarities transmitted Florida, or does it refer to my seed- here in equally sound condition wrap for an article that cannot by any
through successive generations. Foul ling, which I have named Early China ped and unwrapped, command more means be made to bear fruit in Flor
. try breeders, for instance, will tell you SI money wrapped especially in their ida. These trees have been acclimated -
that they possess a strain of a certain have about two hundred trees of waxed or oiled paper. or were natives of the plains and
breed of Plymouth Rocks, and consider Early China in my orchard here We 4. A rotten peach in waxed or oiled hills, east of the Ural and north of
the peculiar characteristics of that had our first ripe samples about June paper does not spoil every contiguous the Carpathian mountains, where
strain as.desirable to retain. 1st, but they were scattering, perhaps, peach as when unwrapped. But we during winter the temperature ,often
.Now,in peaches we have in the Persian not more than a dozen from the whole are yet doubtfully uncertain about falls to forty degrees below zero, and
type certain strains which retain orchard. On June 9th ripe sampleswere any keeping or preserving quality in the in the summer often rises to 120 degrees -
lineage traces .throughout the various plenty enough'for a shipment of paper, although inclined to thinkthatthe above. Such trees cannot accommodate -
generations and hybridisms ; thus the about eighteen per ,cent. of the crop. papering helps to ripen and has themselves' to the climateof
Melacotoon strain, of which tneCraw- At this date eighty-five per cent. hasbeen tens decay. Further experience onl} Florida, any more than can any
ford,'Susquehannan, Fleitas and other shipped to market. To-morrow will demonstrate whether paper is other tree from the cold regions.. The
yellow, freestones are representatives.The vill, close out the crop, and yet the best in the long run. sooner men shall learn that if they
Heath strain, the Lemon cling, fruit of the ,Honey is not ready to fur- To pick,pack and ship Southern peaches, would, raise fruit .in this. State they
the Rareripe, the Indian, whichgives nish a shipment. Probably the Honey plums, pears, etc., etc., so as to arriveto must not use trees adapted to the cold
varieties ,ranging from yellow fleshed} will begin to go by the twentieth. I u* in sucli condition and shape as climates, of Minnesota and Dakota,
freestones to blood red clingstones, but have been saying that the Early Chinais to command fancy fruit prices : the better it will be for them. These
all retaining the peculiar traits of the from a week to ten days earlier than Hand pick the fruit when fully de mulberries introduced by the Monons
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into those cold regions do not bear as : For. the FLORIDA DISPATCH: when the fruit was on it, and the
much or as rich berries as do the mulberries -I Mr. :Mott on Barr's ,Daisy. branches had to be propped up. Who The Orane rOSle .

that, if not natives, are "to I Your letter asking for notes of my can beat that for a three year old ?
the manor,born." The only safe way recent trip hunting Pomological points A. InGRAHAM. f : :: : : :: ;

is to let all the foreign tree peddlers II farther North,in Florida, at hand. I Norwalk, Fla.,Juno.'.20,1887'. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
severely alone. They will cheat every will try to tell your readers somethingof The Florida "Washington
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time. what I saw,as soon I am out of this 'Nut Trees. I presume the discussion of the

Our esteemed cotemporary, the press of work just now. I am this "Navel"( is still in order, and, if BO, I
Tampa Tribune, from'which we clip morning reading in the DISPATCH A boom,in,the raising of nut bearing -. would,like to ask a question. If all
a clipping,from the Micanopy Gazette, trees is greatly needed in Florida, the Navels received at the Depart-
the foregoing' ,,is,,it, seems to us,'a ,little with the heading,"Barr's Daisy Heads as they are things of both beauty and ment of Washington are the same,

off on the mulberry question. The the, List." I very much regret that utility. The roadsides, at. the very how is it that some of them are not

advice to I let foreign tree peddlers the editor or anyone else should mis: least, ought to have continuous lines such shy bearers, as some represent?

severely alone is sound' as a nut, but represent me, so cruelly a* is done in of nut bearing treesr and_every family While I have grown several of the
that article. From the kind should have a grove of them in a Navels for kinds of
unfortunately for its, application in very way years, on some
I was received by those I had the pleasant location easy of access from stock, some of them have fruited reg-
this instance Russian mulberries have ,
the house. It would soon become a fa
pleasure of meeting on that my first ularly, and full crops. I find some of
been distributed by almost every nur- visit to Micanopy, I could not expect vorite place of resort, especially for them bearing full crops budded on

sery in this State. Neither is it shy any, such thing ; surely that articlewas young folks and for those desiring to both sweet and sour stocks.
written another. than those cummune with nature in her pleasant Last fall in with friend
bearing that we complain of, it bears by company a
moods. The cultivation of nut bear- from California who is
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worthy people'whose acquaintance largely
small size
fruit enough. but of such
then made there. I was told by Judge ing trees will be a great and unfailingsource ested in the orange business there, and
and poor quality as to be worthless ; Mean that, "Barr's Daisy," the fruit, of both pleasure and profit. has resided in that State for several

the tree, also, is a ,slow grower. We had ripened and gone, and so I was They are lovely specimens of vegeta- years, and who has often eaten fruit
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believe it thrives and bears as well in deprived of the pleasure of seeing the tion, delighting the aesthetic, sense ; from the original Riverside Navel

Florida as in any of the more Northern fruit. I saw at Judge Mean's place they afford a delicious shade, much tree, in passing through a neighbor'sgrove
small trees that he told me were buds more agreeable than orange or most we found some Navel trees that
States. It seems quite as well from "Barr's Daisy," that without other kinds of fruit trees ; they grow were very full of fruit. We tested II

adapted to our climate as to the Carpathian question are of Peen-To parentage.I readily with proper attention and some of the fruit, although they had

mountains, but is everywhere was hoping from what I then their nuts are useful at home and also not colored, yet they were very fine,

a poor,' worthless thing so far as fruitis heard of it, that it was an acquisition ; bring the ready cash, and lastly, their as good, I think, as any I ever tasted.
concerned.It but I can but think, that if it has to timber is quite valuable.. 3. A. He pronounced them the gelmine
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.start out with such gross misrepresen- Riverside Navel.
be well to in this
might say con- The Quince.
: tations as this clipped article contains, We visited a great many groves
nection that the trees disseminated in it will not go far. JAMES MOTT.\ This is one of the most delicious and tested a great variety of fruit, but

this country have generally.been seed- June 18th,1887. canning fruits that we have, but at found no other Navels that comparedwith

lings, and as is usually the case with For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: the present time it attracts little attention this in quality. Having quite a
and yet we are of opinion thatit curiosity to know if my friend was
seedlings there is more or less differ- LeConte Pears.
may be made an important additionto right, I recently visited my neighborto
ence in them., Major Rooks, of Garden'ia We have received from Judge W. the exports from the State. They see if he could give the history of

reports one bearing fruit of K. Cessna some beautiful specimens of thrive well in Bradford and Alachua it. I will not use his name, as I have

better quality than the "general run." the LeConte and Kieffer Pear; "grownby counties and others farther west and been surprised that he has had noth-
.-.-*- north. ing to say in regard to this "Navel
the Gainesville Nursery folks. On
Apricots in Florida. The trees suffer fiafin,the borers, and warfare," but presume he is reservingfire
have been' one limb two feet long there were have to be attended to and the pest till the critical moment, when he
We must confess we { some
twenty-two LeCpntes, one of which destroyed. There is a species of quince will open fire with a gun of no small
what incredulous as to the success of measured ,eight by nine inches in circumference that has been imported into the outheru calibre, I assure you.

this fruit,,in Florida,in fact we do"not being ;not yet full grown. States from China that bears about He said the trees in question were
now feel sanguine of its being profi- the same relation to our quince as the budded from trees sent him from the
"The orchard from which it was taken
tably raised' here. Still a few years shaddock does to the orange. We are Department at Washington, I think,
: contains sixteen acres, over one thousand not informed as to its merits as a can- in 76, and that they fruited very
ago we did_ not, believe the peach or trees, six hundred of which are ning fruit, or its bearing capacity ; heavily, so much so as to break the

the grape would. grow here, at least in bearing, some very full, as you will they appear to have been raised moreas trees down in some instances. He has

not to amount to anything,, and we see by those sent you: Those in a novelty than for use. The quincecan but very recently finished shipping
shared this belief with most fruit be readily propagated from cut- the fruit from these trees. My Cal-
bloom before the first of March
bid fair rank were tings ; bears early, and the fruit stands ifornia friend said that the Riverside
to-day they to
,
growers mostly killed by the frost that occur- shipping well.-Florida Agriculturist. Navel bears full crops there while the
fruits. We nave
among our; leading red about that date." These pears are K.-< other varieties of Navel do not.

this year received some very fine apricots bearing this year in many places in For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.A My buds from the original Riverside -

grown on the sandy soil of East South Florida, where there is every Remarkable Honey Peach Tree. I tree have not yet fruited, so I can-

Florida and we learn quite a number believe will do wellas I While at glen St. Mary, (Fla.,) a not verify the statement here. He
reason to they as
short time since shown said, with regard to seed in the River-
have been grown in several sectionsof we were on
in North Florida or Georgia. side Navel, that he has found but one
the State. A recent issue of the the grounds of Mr. A. Franklin, of seed in five years, but is inclined to

Ocala Banner says : For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: that place, a most remarkable Honey the opinion that they will developmore

"We were,I presented this week by ,A Big Peen-to Tree. peach tree. The bud was inserted in seed here, as seedlings have more

D. C. Cutler, manager of A. Meads\ In February 1884, I bought at the ordinary sized peach stock not earlier seed here than they have there.R. .

splendid orange grove near Ocala, witha Manville Nursery, among other trees, than September 15, 1886, and now is W. PIERCE. .
box of delicious apricots. The trees a Peen-to peach which was set on the Indian Springs, Fla.,June 14, 1887.
four feet high and measures five feet ..
bearing this large, fine-flavored and 18th of that mouth and was then a
palatible fruit, were imported from mere twig'perhaps two feet high. It across the top from tip to tip. It- matured ,For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: -

California three years ago by Mr. was estimated by careful judges to eight peaches averaging some- CLEARINGLAND..

Meade, as an experiment, and if 'in : have four,bushels peaches on" it this thing over eight inches in circumference. Leaving Forest -Trees-Burning the
bearing and quality they met his ex- season. The fruit was of large size, .
Timber-The Value of Ashes.In .
pectations he would:enlarge his plant- beautiful to look, at, luscious to eat.
ing. The result from the twelve trees The tree stands upon common pine Apples in, Florida. reply to G. G. B.'s question in

planted three years ago is highly land and has had no extra attention, "You can't raise apples in Florida," the DISPATCH of June 13th, I will sayI

and encouraging. and Mr: although good care and considerablepine said an "Old Timer" to us not long have had considerable experience in

gratifying instructions to set out ashes and some soap suds. About' since, and this impression very gen- clearing hammock lands for orange
10,000 peach trees.and bud them with one half of each previous year's growthhas groves, and the plan which suits me
On the 13th instantwe
apricots. Thus, gradually, the eliminate been cut each winter. The tree erally prevails. best and has given thoroughly satisfactory -
and soil of Florida, by judicious is very nearly six inches in diametersix ate as, fine Red Astracan apples, results is to cut everything on

experiments, is lound to be ''suitable inches above the ground, and ,hasa grown in Baker county, Fla., as we 'the ground except a part of the,pal-
'for many varieties of fruits, and the spread of about twenty-three feet ,in ever saw anywhere, and the trees were metto trees. These I leave to partially
area is being enlarged." diameter ; it had nearly thirty feet in a healthy, vigorous condition. shade the ground for the first two or



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three years, after which I cut out the systematic study. The microscope at cient amount of box material, nails, fornia 'orange to be the best in the

most of them. Before cutting out the last revealed the cause of the trouble. etc., and have the boxes put together world, .but frankly admits that he is

hard-wood growth I have the surface This spring I was on Indian River and : before t the shipping season com- the, owner of a California grove, and

dirt dug away from the tree so as to found many groves showing this : mences. One can never tell till the therefore his will not pass as unbiased

expose the roots three feet out on all disease. last moment whether his oranges testimony. In the same category may

sides. T. then roll the butts up to the The trouble is occasioned by a microscopic will be bright, golden russet, or dark be placed a published list of prize

stumps and pile the larger limbs upon fungus. It attacks the tree russet, as our oranges are often medals received for California orange

them and bum: at any point at which it may find the bright or vice versa in summer and at the New Orleans Exposition. Ex-

This plan saves the rich humas that bark so thin as'to allow its roots to change color again in autumn. It amination shows that these medals

has accumulated about the tree from I penetrate to the flowing sap on which is devoutly to be wished, and if were offered for fruit raised in the

being burned,it burns the roots so !. the fungus feeds. But on the larger necessary and effective, prayed for, State California,"and therefore there

that they will not sprout but go to branches die bark is so thick that the that two or three companies will ,was no competition from outside.-The

rotting at once, and it also gives an roots of the minute plant can only organize in Jacksonville and buy all South.

immediate supply of ashes that can be touch that portion of the sap in the the oranges that are offered, and : For the FLORIDA DISPATCH*-*-.
distributed and bark of,the limb where the when offered for sale :
handily are only second orange or, they are ship Forest Protection in Louisiana.A .
in value to what the logs wouldbe bark is still thinner,'that portion of them to the large Northern cities

if thoroughly rotted on the ground. the sap that on its return to the roots and sell them at leisure. We small good deal has been said about

Water oak and hickory stumps when of the tree is flowing between the bark orange growers in northeastern Flor- forest protection, but the words, it

so burned will rot in from two to three and the wood of-the tree. In any of ida cannot hold our oranges long after seems to me, have been carelessly used

years, so that they may be kicked these localities the fungus is too feebleto they are colored up well, and what is and convey an idea that some pecu-

over. Live oak and, bay can be cut do much damage. But on the more we dare not, on account of danger liar virtue exists in the fact that the

very low by standing where the dirt smaller branches the roots of the fun- of freezing, rotting, cracking, etc.It windbrake consists of trees. Such,

has been dug away when chopping gus penetrate the tubes of arterial circulation would seem that they could be however, I think is not the fact. In

them, or they can be cut higher and found in the wood structure, stored safely, and with slight expensein this city, where the orange trees were

burned out by keeping a few large of the branches, first exhaust the tree Northern localities, and those who protected from the north winds by

chunks burning against them for two by feeding upon the sap and then des- held them would always be ready to walls, the effect was the same, indeed,

a or three days. The ends of logs left troys it by stopping the flood of sap take advantage of any rise in the better than forest protection proper.

after burning the other stumps that by filling the small tubes carrying the market. I am satisfied that with an Another thing I have observed that

do not require much burning, will sap to the leaves with its own -innumerable ordinary season it would be better to may be proof of value ; where the

work in well for this purpose. roots. The branch is killed sell at five dollars per thousand in ground was well sodded with Bermuda

All light brash I save for mulch by both strangulation and suffocation.I November than get ten dollars in grass, much less damage was done

and fertilizing purposes later on whenit have been so familiar with the disease January. than where it had been plowed and

has become rotten. As I set my for years, until this morning I Nevertheless if other growers pre the soil was porous. In the latter

groves in two-acre lots, leaving a belt bad thought I had described the di- fer to hold till January, or even case the roots being partially exposed

of timber fifty feet wide between, I sease in Treatise and Hand Book of March, "there is no law agin it." suffered severely from cold. The

can easily pile the brush in this timber Orange Culture. M.C. finest gardeners here tie straw around

better while waiting the process of The remedy for this, as for any other Mandarin, June 20. 1887 the trunks of trees and claim a good
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decay.Large. form of fungi, is sulphur. Put the For the FLORIDA,DISPATCH: deal New for Orleans.that kind of protection. L.

hot fires burn the humus out flower of sulphur in a muslin bag, tie Bahias from Washington.In .-.-..

of our lands and ruin the ground be- the bag to a pole long enough to reach the DISPATCH for 16th Oranges in England.F. .

neath. Light fires seem to put the elements the top of the tree and shake it. The James H. White wishes to know May if W. Rolt, writes the Palatka
in the soil in shape for the sulphur will sift out and if the tree is wet any News follows
not heard from has as :
one already
received -
plants to take them up and will cause either from dew or rain the sulphurwill
the Bahia from Washington.I "Four weeks ago I bought a box of
large crops to grow on their site for a adhere. It will soon oxidize, be
will that Mr. A. D. Loomis of fine Indian River
say oranges at the ware-
season. converted into sulphuric acid, be dilu-
Gainesville, received the followingtrees house of Messrs. Hasbrouck & Co. Pa-
,
In this section I have never seen ted with atmospheric moisture and '
from Washington, in 1879'or 80 latka, and shipped them through his
any results that would cause me to destroy the fungus.If .
and turned them over to me ; one Ba agent to friends in England. To-day
favor leaving hard wood or pine treeson the work of 'destruction has not
hia Mediterranean Sweet Du I heard that
one one they had reached their
ground planted to orange trees, gone too far as the fungus dies, the
Roi St Michaels two Olives and destination in
one : condition
perfect
save
but on the contrary a great deal to circulation will be restored and the
two packages of tea plants. I planted that seventeen of them had been
show that-here at least is the branch will recover. If the branch
them on my place at Fairbanks, Al- smashed on the way. A few days be-
worst of poor policy and especially in dies the larger branches will foon send
achua and have since workedmy fore the arrival
case of the latter tree. out new shoots. county, of the Florida fruit,
stock in these varieties exclusively my friends had received a large box
Never leave pine trees in a grove, or T. W. MOORE.
from the above trees. The Bahia ob- of Maltese Blood
from Malta
oranges ,
within two hundred feet of it, if you 4
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: tained by me at that time has fruited and they were therefore able to makea
control the growth for that dis-
can tance. Do not plant pine trees for a The Coming Orange Crop.It and borne three good crops of almost comparison between the two rivals.
,
seedless fruit, some few of the oranges Their decision was that the Florida
wind brake, as recommended by a seems to me that Manager Ives
would have one or two seed, then again oranges were good, but that they
writer in a late number of the DJS made a mistake, or was "too previous"in
letters of some years not any-my belief is, that could not be compared with the Maltese -
PATCH, unless you care more for the sending out inquiry to
wind brake than you do for the groveit growers as to the amount of the coming any of the Navels in Florida budded on Bloods for richness, fine flavor
sour or lemon stock and planted on low, and scent. In conclusion I
men-
is to protect W. S. HART. orange crop. So many people are so may
Hawks Park, Fla.,June 14, 1887. superstitious, or rather childish, I wet ground, will fruit better than on tion that the freight charged on my

should say,who,when they see the small high, dry ground. I know of several box from Palatka to Canterbury, a

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. oranges dropping so fast, fear they will cases where such has been the case- town sixty miles from London. was
The New Disease yet I know that the Bahia obtained $3.75.
all fall. So many hope for a good the ..,..
of which mention is made in your issue crop, and not wishing to be thought through Department at Washington Orange- Freights.The .
Mr. Loomis
is much better
of June 20th, is not new to the "big-eyed" if compelled to make an by ,
fruit than new freight rates to the East
of the Navels ,
greater
a portion
writer. His attention ten or twelve estimate, will always place it low. which went into effect
we have here. C. B. PELTON.Lake on the 4th of
years ago was by the late Mr. Miller, October is the proper time to make an Helen,Fla.California. April, made but little change in or-

of Orange county, called to the condi estimate, and it is as soon as a moder- ange shipments. The new rate to Chi-

tion of some of his old trees that were ately accurate one can be made. By Orange Trees.It cago in car-load'lots is $1.10 hun-

dying, the leaves first showing the standing on one side of the tree and is estimated that there are at dred pounds as against the old per rate of

presence of disease by wilting, the counting, and making allowance for present in all California 983, 387 bear- $1.05 ; the rate to St.Louis w $1.05 as

smaller branches then dying. Careful those out of sight and as to whetherthe ing orange trees, of which by far the against the former rate of$1.00 and

examination was then madeof, the opposite side of the tree is equallywell greater number are.in_the counties. the new rate to all Missouri ;river

roots. These were found to be sound. filled, one can get an approximate L"s Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa : points is the same as it was, $1.00.

The examination was then extended to estimate of the, number of Barbara, San Diego and San Louis The rate to any point west of the, Iis-

the trunk, thence to the large branches. oranges on each tree, and then with a Obispo, which will probably ship this :souri river cannot be bi her than
any
These having _all been found to be in ladder and sizer after making due allowance season three thousand carloads.Many $1.00 under the ,long and short haul

good condition the disease was locatedin for aftergrowth in size, one assertions that are being made may be clause of the Inter-State Commercelaw.

the smaller branches. Later the can come quite near the actual num dismissed as of slight consequence. These figures are official and
,
writer found this disease making its ber of boxes he will require to markethis For example, a person whose pub.ished are furnished by the railroad

appearance in, his own grove. This crop. A careful estimate like'this letters to New York daily may nies.-Riverside. (Gat/) Press and compa-Hor-
gave an opportunity for a closer and pays, as every one should order a suffi have some influence, claims the Cali- ticulturist.



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"Ornamental yellow, of medium size, very fragrant. and an abundance of bloom.-ED. and Portugal, and is known throughout -

:Horticulture. Deroniensis. Beautiful creamy HOBT. tropical countries the world over.

white with rosy center, large full and The shining red Feeds with glossy,
BY 'W. 'C.-BTEELE. What Climbers? black spots on the sides, and all on
tea scented.
There is
deliriously ,
Under this head the American 'Garden long stalks like a crab's eye-give'the
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also a climbing form of this variety plant its popular name. P. SW. R.
*the.opinious several 1 em-
ROSES. groups .
*.- which is very desirable on account of <<
inent, ,horticulturists as fellows : The Coming Highway.
Tea and 'Hybrid Tea Varieties. its strong,.vigorous growth.
"A garden without a vine is like a What a pleasure it is when one has
Almost all the different varieties ;Etoile de Lyon: Beautiful chrome '
home without a child-WM. FALCO been footing it for miles over well
.which are classed under the above yellow, flowers, very double and fragrant NER. worn and consequently deep sandy

heading' may, be grown in Florida.. If there is any one plant more,than roads, to step upon a firm Bermudasod

All are not desirable, however, 'many' Madam Brary bears large, very I another that would assist in making a or "strike" aIry stretch of road
home is the beautiful through gallberry scrub with its
bewitchingit a
of them being,'very'much like 'other double 'flowers, color creamy white, ,
fragrant and nearly evergreen Hall's compact and grassy road bed, it rests
sweet.
varieties which produce flowers of very honevsuckle.-E. S. CARMAN. and refreshes him at once.

larger] size, or better quality, or more Letty Coles is a very desirable:sum- The Chinese wisteria is less popularnow The thought has occurred to me,

'abundantly., med rose, soft rosy pink,deeply shaded than it was twenty-five vears':,ago, would it not be a good idea, while

Of the Tea roses, perhaps the ferle with ,crimson, very large and full. yet 'it has lost none of its beauty or working our poll tax, to spend part of

des Jardins deserves be The, 'Bride i is1'a new white tea rose loveliness,.and a.well established vine, the time in putting out a continuous
: to placed very in full bloom, cannot fail to excite admiration strip of this grass on one side of the
near the head of the list, if,not at the which is'tJer'i highly recommended, but as one of the first ornaments roadway ?

'top. It is a good grower,' though'not which we have not yet tested. with which nature decks her spring We know that small sods, or even

so vigorous, as"'some; very free bloomer ,Hermosa and Souvenir de Malmaison attire.-E. WILLIAMS. single roots, put on slightly prepared

flowers of large size, very double, are two! very desirable ever-blwm- There is nothing more satisfactory ground, say,three feet apart, duringthe
summer climbers than the rainy season, that in one it
and of beautiful ing roses, belonging to the class of among year
fragrant, a canary flower Bona-nox often would ,have to make
moon Jpomcea so grown as a
, color] fine either in the Bourbon,roses, both,are free }bloomers) (
yellow ; very called I. noctiflora. Its large, snowy, compact foot path, and very soon a
bud or when fully expanded. and vigorous growers. The Her. fragrant flowers begin to open at sun- solid driveway.

Catherine Mermet is one of the best ; mosa is very fragrant.Of set and are most beautiful ; it, grows What a pleasure to walk or ride

bushes very vigorous flowers large and the Hybrid tea roses we have rapidly, and the foliage is handsome. over such a road, in this country of
tested La France. It is EMILY LOUISE TAPLIN. hot yielding sand.
in the bud like the Perle it only worthyof :
pointed ; The Chinese yam (Diotcorea bat atas) The towns that keep the roadj lead-
is beautiful at all times, not so free a all the praise given it in the cata- is as easy of culture as the morning ing into them from the country, for

,bloomer, color clear rosy pink. logues. Not a strong grower on its glory, but does not require to be sown five miles around, in good order thus,

Duchess de Brabant grows well and own roots and should be budded on every year, being a "hardy, herbaceous by saw dust, or the grass plan, and I

blooms abundantly, buds not attrac- some vigorous stock. plant." It was introduced many think the latter plan prettier, cheaperand
American Ball of Snow years ago as a kitchen-garden plant, cooler in summer, will be live
Beauty, ,
tive, but when fully opened it one of but never became popular, as the root towns, drawing the people to them

the most beautiful i roses we have ; Beauty of Stapleford, Crimson Bed- (the eatable part) grows with the for trade, and to patronize all their in-

flowers cup-shaped and of a very deli- der, Pierre Guillott and Queen of large end down, so as to be about as stitutions, as the towns in other States

cate shade of rose, pink in color, not Bedders also belong to this class. easy to dig as parsnips would be if have flourished when connected with

as dark as Catherine Mermet. They are all very highly.recommended, they grew bottom up. The pretty, all parts of their townships with mac-
glossy, halberd-shaped leaves, and the adamized and turnpike roads.-Cor-
some have been tested: in the State and
Cornelia Cook is called white
"pure creamy-white flowers, giving a whiff of of Florida Agriculturist.
," all be expected to do well. .. ..
though it i is!! generally of a creamy may cinnamon fragrance as you pass them .

white, rather than pure'.' white, rather -'.S. on a summer evening, make it very Wild Flowers in Florida.A .
Cottonseed Meal and Roses. eligible for the flower garden. It correspondent writing to Gar-
weak its roots
a grower on own ,
and should therefore be budded, not a On this subject, an exchange whose propagates rapidly, yet not so rapidlyas dener's Monthly on the above subjectsays
have lost to become a nuisance. In lack ofa :
name we says :
free bloomer, but the buds are so very better a tall bean-pole will do
We have conclusionthat support "Tradescantia Virginica is a native
fine that it deserves a place in come to |the well.-* of Massachusetts
every cottonseed meal is poison to rose very plant and wild in Florida. lance

collection. bushes. Judge Lowery, of Beresford, Horticultural Society._. saw it on the river shore at Arlington,
> -<<
Niphetos is another very double applied it to two 'dozen choice rose For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. diagonally opposite Jacksonville; but

white rose, which enjoys the reputa- bushes that he purchased some time Abrus Precatorius. whether it had been cast there with'

tiou' of being one of the, best. We ago, and every bush,died from the ap Another most interesting fact about rubbish from a garden nearby, Or the
seed had been driftwood
brought
We tried it of upon
have not'tested' it and cannot speak of plication. on some our this plant-or rather the seed-is that from some point higher up the river,
bushes with fatal effect. We
rose ,
its from the natives of the country in which it I of could well determine.The .
_qualities experience. would like to hear of the experienceof course, not
lives found that all
out the seeds
,Marie Guillott is also a double ,others." plant is quite' 'common in the
weighed precisely the same(aboutfivegrains older
gardens of the city of ackson-
white variety buds not so pointed Fresh unrotted cottonseed in
as meal I should say), so, as they had .

Cornelia Cook, bush rather more vig-- large quantities will kill any kind of no other standard weights, they insti- ville.A shorter species with smaller I leaves

orous and, blooms more freely.( vegetation. Not because it is poisonous tuted these seeds as a standard weight, and flowers, the latter of a bright rose

Sunset is a sprout from the, Per e but because ,it ferments, and in and called each seed in their own lan color, is T., rosea,.and is ,credited by
a carat : and this carat is in
guage to and North Caro-
Chapman Georgia
des Jardins and 'is described as resembling doing so, generates sufficient heat to
fact the origin of carat of
our weight lina. On the 12th ,of April, 1886, I
that variety in every thing destroy"the roots. gold. This fact alone made the seed saw several specimens of T. rosea in

except,color. We.have not seen it in We have mixed_ a few pounds of one of interest to me, and, combining flower in an old once cultivated field

bloom, opinions differ in this State, cottonseed meal .with. an equal 'quantity it with the fact, that it belongs to one just outside of Palatka, Fla., south or
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of if not the most order of
important
some value it very highly while othersdo of bone meal, added to it ten percent southwesterly the town.
of economic value makes
plants
; me
not think 'much of it. These two species are equally attractive
muriate, of potash and appliedthe think that there be others like
may and I other
can see no reason why
SafFrano ,and Bon Silene are very mixture, to' the soil around our myself; who, ignorant of, the above the Virginian spider-wort should be

popular' at the North and are very extensively roses, not only without injury, but facts, will be glad to know them.- given garden room and T. rosea excluded -

cultivated by those who sell with marked beneficial l effect. Of Toumsville Herald. than that the former bears

cut1 flowers, both do well in Florida course we were careful not to use too The pretty little plant concerningwhich more conspicuous flower than the
this paragraph is written, Abrus "
'and':are very beautiful in' the bud, but large a quantity at on time. It 'was Precatorins, the crab's-eye: vine, is a latter. . .

being only semi-double are not very sown broadcast on the surface and native of Central America and the A lady in Sanford is reported to

pretty when,fully open. .. then raked in. West Indies, and finds a congenial have one hundred varieties of roses,

Coquette de Lyon is sometimes The dose may be repeated every home in South Florida, sprouting up many of which are in full bloom. *"
again with great vigor if frost has 'ii increased,
Crysanthemums i
called the yellow Hermosa on accountof three months, and the result will be a are 5by
killed the
It
j. top. has long been grownin cuttings. New varities are obtain'oofrom
'its"free blooming.' Flowers, canary marvelous growth of the rose bushes the semi-tropical gardens of Spain:; seeds. "*;



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yield to the temptation, forgetting : trusted in ,every, case, who will go are enthusiastic about the climate of

J'Iofre that we thus weaken the physical, through everything, over everything Florida, we feel that-it is quite a responsibility -

mental, and moral fibre of the child by and under everything, in the line of for any one to say that
BY MRS. E. A. HILL. the invalid can be cured here, if any
this policy. We do not mean to be his duty. cure is possible. Debility sometimes

Thoroughness.Here understood, that we would have any The careless, hap-hazard manner of requires a colder climate, but we think

is a word easily and lightly cast-iron rules, on the contrary,all the many of our young people, the oft repeated -i the seaside here would be sufficiently

said understanding circumstances of life must be taken expression, "Oh, I meant to I bracing and very agreeable.I .
yet a -
upon proper
will hear from other
of which the welfare of mankindand into account, yet we must not through have done it, but I forgot or "I didn't settlers hope on this you

the destinies of nations depend. indolence or a false tenderness allow think explains the reason why some subject.OLD SETTLER.Disinfection .

The world is quick to see and con- the child to grow up lacking in all coveted place in life is "not available," p.. 4

demn when through carelessness a those sterling qualities requisite to a for them ; as the little straw shows of Rooms.
The author recommends mercuric
noble manhood or womanhood. which the wind blows, so these
train is wrecked' blown way
or a steamer chloride. The windows, chimney,etc.,
When there is nothing required the little words tell us the character of
up and hundreds of lives lost. ,All are carefully closed up, and fifty grms.
persons in positions of importance and child soon becomes indolent and selfish the individual. Employers want the mercuric chloride are placed in any

trust are expected not only to under- looking upon its parents and the person who always remembers his di- suitable vessel, which is then set'on a

stand the whole situation, but to.have rest of mankind as created to minis- rections or commands. In these circumstances pan of burning charcoal, the operator
the and
sufficient executive to be ter to its wants or amusements.We let our youth be taught immediately leaving room
ability equal closing the door. After about, four
remember when quite that to forget is criminal 11 The worldas
to emergencies.We young hours he enters, with a cloth over his
cannot have results without hearing an animated discussion be- well as the home is suffering to-day mouth and nose, and throws open the

persevering effort_ and training ; we tween a mother and her daughter, in untold misery on account of these irresponsible windows.-- -After some hours- of yentil--
would not be censorious but duty com- regard to the proper training of chil- persons who"didn't think." ation a slight stoving with sulphur is
made to follow which neutralizes
dren. The mother's idea that to In that to affects any
to consider the situa- was, everything pertains or
pels us present remnants of mercury. This processnot
tion in many, if,not most of the aver- make the child unselfish and obliging, our welfare or the welfare of our merely disinfects, but destroys all

age American homes. How are our it was only necessary on the part of fellow men, we must think, we dare not kinds of vermin.-Koenig.

youth being educated and drilled to the parent to do for the child, thus forget. To cite a case in point : We Recipes.-.-.

keeping before the and mindof have all heard that "cleanliness is next
meet life's fill eye
great emergencies, or CUCUMBER CATSUP.-This is liked
important positions of trust? We the child the example of a .to godliness." All know that the gas very much by some who do not care

are filled with dismay when we face mother's unselfish love ; the daughteron 'generated from decaying animal or for that from tomatoes. Take thirtysix -

this problem, for observation and ex- the contrary,believed that to securean even vegetable matter is a deadly poi- cucumbers, chopping them fine,
amicable and unselfish child and should he allowed and let them drain eight hours, then
perience tell _us too truly that this is was son never to remain add eight onions also chopped fine, -

an.age of indulgence to such an ex- to follow the scriptural injunction near a human habitation ; A half a pint of salt, half a cup of mo
tent that bodily vigor and mental "train up a child in the way he shouldgo member of the "didn't think" club lasses, half a cup of cloves, and vine-

courage are the exception. ," \j. e.) to make the child thoughtful heaps up the debris at his back door ; gar enough to cover. Bottle for futureuse.

Time was when our boys could be and obliging she would begin at a the health officer, whose supreme dutyis .

depended upon for the necessary daily very early age to require the child to to insist on thoroughness in all the PRESERVED 'V ATERl\IELON.-Cut

duties',of life, even amid the rigors ofa do things for her tomfort, as a means sanitary rules and regulations, belongsto night the rind in in salt large water squares; next, soak day over put

Northern winter the lads would jump of development along that line of con- club number two who "meant to, but them on to boil in very weak vinegar;

out of bed cheerily and whistle while duct. Each of these parents carriedout forgot," and so fails to look after the when soft enough to pierce with a fork

they kindled the morning fire ; then their views more or less in the matter, the filth is allowed to accumu- put into a crock. For nine consecu-

away .to the barn, perhaps shovel- training of their children and in after late until the poisonous gas engenders tive mornings pour over them a thick,
hot made in the
ing a path through the newly life we find that those children who disease ; human life must pay the for- syrupy vinegar, pro-
portion of a pound of sugar to a quart
fallen snow, to feed the stock, were required to do for the parents, feit : perhaps the whole State put to and a half of vinegar. Use only cin-

milk the cows, or chop the wood while grew up thoughful, obedient and great inconvenience and expense. namon and nutmeg, and a few, very
Who doubts this whole trouble could
awaiting breakfast. A shirk was obliging, while the mother who few cloves, as they darken the fruit so
have been avoided by proper thought, badly. The spicing be done to to
can
thought to make her children unselfish -
kno\ and
n by name repute throughall and thoroughness in duty. taste. The last morning bottle in air-
the neighborhood. The humili. by doing for them, found that by tight bottles.
pursuing this in life the For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
ating sight of the old white.haired course early WATERMELON PRJ.13ERvES.-Pare

father building all the fires, doing the the children were quite content to have Florida as a Sanitarium. off the outside green rind, cut in two-

chores and then calling again and her continue ; in other words, it be- Editor Home Interests: inch pieces, weigh, throw into cold
You ask the opinion of settlers in
habit to have mothers wait water, skim out, add one heaping tea-
came a ,
his indolent ,
again to son to get up to regard to Mrs. R.'s reply to her corre-
spoonful each of salt and pulverizedalum
breakfast almost unheard of upon them.It from
was an spondent Michigan. '
to two gallons of rinds, let it
,event. How is it now ? Can we drawa is astonishing to note how many While I agree with her in the main, stand until the salt and alum are dissolved

comparison here? inefficient persons are placed in office, I cannot endorse all that she says fill the kettle with cold water
life in Florida. It
about
But not the boys alone ; Lucy and who in the supreme moment fail to that if we do our work in seems the to same me and place it on the top of the stove
where it will the boil-
Mary with quick step swept the floor, meet the emergency and the world way as we do in other States that the and slowly come to
ing point, cover with a large plate,
p set the table, and washed the dishes, suffers in consequence. We owe it to work is quite as hard and, also that we so as to keep tho,rinds under ; boil until -
and much more,cheerfully for mother; our God and to our children to train cannot work as well as ,in a colder they can be easily pierced with a

it was considered an. essential part ofa them not only to industry but to climate ; yet that depends upon differ- fork, drain them from the water and
and facilities.
girl's education to learn all house thoroughness in everything they un- ent We temperaments have lived in this State quite a put follows into a syrup Bruise previously and tie in preparedas muslin
: a
hold duties thoroughly.We dertake ; the answer of the servant number of years, so that we feel quite bag four ounces of ginger root and

have all heard from youth up girl to her pastor in reply to the ques- like the "old settlers," and we are delighted boil in two or three pints of water until -

that "whatever is 'worth doing, is tion, "'Vhat. evidence have you that with the climate, society, etc. it is strongly flavored ; boil threeor

worth doing well." This is so familiar. you have become a Christian ?" "Oh, home We do in not Illinois want to- return to contented our old'I' four slices of lemon until tender,
we are
that to some extent' :lit has lost its sig sir!I" said she, "I sweep under the mats here ; but we feel diffident about urg- make a syrup of the sugar and waterin
which the lemon and ginger root
nificance. On this line of training we : now," was not so irrelevant, these>. ing others to come in such glowing were boiled ; add the rinds and the

fear too I many parents are culpable ; things, are or should be a matter of terms, lest they might be disappointed.It slices of lemon and boil flowly half an

it''is so much easier in many instances ; principle. Alas I for the many "eye depends very largely upon the hour; seal hot.

to excuse a child from .unpleasant servants" of this generation. The eyes person We thing whether her there correspondent is success or should not. The foregoing recipes were prepared

task and finish it up ourselves in aI I of the world are looking in all direc- consult a careful physician in regardto especially for Home Interests, by

few moments that we are inclined to tions to find the man who can be her daughter's health. While we Florida housewives.

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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. The New Peach-Yum Yum. eign fruit to this country every year ? low soils can be gradually deepened.Let .

New: Yorkers know very little of Simply because they can get more for it lie just as the plow leaves it until -
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor.
Florida peaches. Nearly all the Peen- it here than they can in Europe. Al- ready to plant in the fall ; the fur-

Contents.THE tos sent to that market have been second though the prices now prevailing in rows will prevent the rain from run-

ORCHARD-Spanish Peaches, New class. In season they were quoted this country are so low as to scarcely ning off and carry the water down to

.. Among Varieties the adapted Peaches to ,this a Baker State county.... 535 'dull sale unless of large size and high leave a margin of profit to our orange assist in the further decomposition of

Orchard.,.Varieties......'.. ..,..Succession.. ...........In....RIpening ... 536 color, the lots received selling at very growers, the pauper labor of Europe the fertilizer. We would not advise a

China About Types Peach;and Picking Strains and; the Packing Early irregular prices. The Honey takes makes it possible to produce oranges deep plowing on new soils the first

Orchard Apricots Fruits In Florida; the; Mr.Russian Matt Mulberry on Barr's 537: better in New York, although very there, at a price with which we cannot time, but at each subsequent plowing

Daisy Peach;Tree LeConte; Nut Pears Trees;;a the Big Quince Peen-to; a few have been shipped there. In compete. We commend these stubborn'acts give it a liberal covering of manure,

Remarkable Honey. Peach Tree; Apples dealing with this fruit, the Young to the consideration of our morning and plow deeper until get ten or
In Florida. .......... ........ 538 you
THE ORANGE GROVE-The Florida Washington Americans of the metropolis, with cotemporary. Will it continue to twelve inches of soil. If you have no
; Clearing Land, Leaving Forest
Trees, Burning the Timber,the Value characteristic facility in inventing advocate an abstract principle for the stable manure, muck composted with
of Ashes............ ....;. ........... 538
The New Disease; the Coming Orange handles and calling things by their sake of party,thereby striking a direct bone meal and sulphate of potash is a

Crop; Bahias Orange from Trees Washington; Forest Protection California right names have made a decided hit blow at the material welfare of every good substitute.The .

in ange Louisiana Freight.; Oranges..........in...England........ .; Or-.... 539 in nomenclature. We commend the individual orange grower in the State, planting at this season is exclusively -

.ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE Roses, hit to the introducers of he next variety or, will it come out manfully and for the home garden. All
Tea and Hybrid Tea Varieties; Cotton-
seed Meal and Roses; What of Climb- of the Honey strain. The Producer squarely for the people in the advocacyof tender plants must be shaded at the
bers; Abrus Precatorius; the Coming
Highway; Wild Flowers.... .. ...... .540 ,' Price Current of New York a high tariff on orangesVe start, and, unless showers are frequent

HOME ida INTERESTs-Thoroughness as a, Sanitarium; Disinfection; Flor-of says : "Another Chinese variety from shall see. they must be watered. Plant only a
Rooms. ; Recipes................ ..... 541 .
EDITORIAL'-Contents: the New Peach, Florida, a small, pointed peach of good Work for July.ON small area, and give it close attention.
Yum Yum Shipping Oranges to Eu- color and Corn still be the
rope; Work for July................... 542 flavor, is much better than THE FARM. may planted ; bud 1 0
MARKET REPORTS......................... 543 the Peen-to, and when of choice qual- worm may trouble it, but a little warm
METEORLOQICAL............ ................ 543 During the "rainy season, which sand put into the bud is a good rem-
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT............... 643 ity brings 2025c. per quart ; some of has now set in, a large crop of sweet edy. This could not be done in a
MARKETING Marketing Oranges, Importance them have arrived in irregular order, but with small it
of Cold, Storage, ertiuent potatoes should be planted. H ave the large crop, a patch
Suggestions, ; Shipping Oranges; the however, which have to go consider- ridges prepared and stick in the cut will pay for those who are fond of green
Orange Crop Snipping Oranges to
Europe.......;.... ..................... 544 ably lower. The name of this varietyis vines at all favorable corn.Okra
seasons, finishing
FARM AND GARDEN-How to Succeed in not generally known here yet-theboys'call may also be planted, but if the
Florida Importance of the Home Gar- during this month. No Florida farm spring planting has been properly cul-
den, Utilizing Waste; Shipping Mel- it Yum Yum which .
ons ..... ....... .... .......... ..... 545 seems to i crop gives better return for the outlay tivated it should keep in bearing until
Sticking Potato Vines.................. 516 be quite appropriate in view of its at-
frosts As this be
required than sweet potatoes. come. vegetable can
ENTOMOLOGICAL Insect Pests, Danger I
of their Introdutlon from Japan and tractive appearance and pleasant fla Corn has generally been laid by in used in so many ways, green or dried,

China Mile ;".,Beneficial' ...... ....Insects.. .. ....; ..the.... Leaf 543 vor." and and,as it is so wholesome, it should be
in June.
FLORIDIAN People ......... .... 540 ... Sugar cane cassava more extensively cultivated.
The: next Florida Season; Florida, its Shipping Oranges to Europe.In should worked until they interlock Irish Potatoes. A few of these may
Past and Present; Our Climate; an'Al-
abamalan in Florida; State Items. . 547 another column of this issue will and obstruct the rows. They will be now be planted. Make the soil rich;
POULTRY AND APIARY-Black and plow deep plant moderately deep
; ;
this month.
White Mlnorcas Staggers Chicken ready to lay by
; ; be found a communication from a New
Feed Andaluslans; to Keep Chickens cover with grass or coarse litter, then
off: Jiggers ......... .......... ... 548 York importer urging the advantagesof Cotton should receive constant shal- with soil ; don't hill up much in work-
California Climate; the Tap Root
Getting Rid of Stumps............ ......; 549 shipping oranges to Europe from low workings, keeping the ground ing, and you will be very likely to
Florida. Unfortunately for the success clean and mellow, to encourgage the have a crop of new potatoes in the
In sending diseased or insect infested formation and growth of bolls.
of such an enterprise, oranges sell for fall.Ruta
foliage for examination, our corres- Sagas and other varieties of
Cow if not
already planted
peas, *
less in England and on the Continent
turnips are also to be sown. Keep
pondents will confer a favor by put- should he in at to
than do in this put largely once,
the
they country, as to the seed shaded and moist until the
ting them up so they will keep fresh superior quality of our oranges com- make a full supply of seed. The plants are established.Tomatoes. .

until they Teach us. Prof. Hubbard "Clay "Big Black," and "Speckled If have
manding for them a higher price, thanis you no young
'.' says : It it best to send them in tin, obtained for Meditteranen fruit Crowder," are good varieties. plants to set out, sow a ittle seed in a

a tight tin box is the best thing; it is Fodder and hay crops may still be box and you will be likely to have
such a claim cannot be substantiated.See .
fruit efore frost
hardy! possible to do anything with comes.
Pearl Millet Yellow Millo
what Mr. Rolt after planted. ,
"* says tryingthe Cabbage seed may also be sown in a
dry leaves sent in a letter. Maize and Kaffir Corn seem to be the
experiment in an extract which box for an early fall crop.
favorites. They will "grow off" vig- Kohl-rabi. Sow and treat as cab-
In another column of this issue our we publish on another page, under the

correspondent, L. H. Armstrong, of heading, "Oranges for Europe." The orously during the "rainy season." bage.Celery seed may now be sown, have

St. Nicholas, Fla., gives some very g.and g. T. U. recently says in a lead- If these crops haven't time to ripen the soil rich and fine. Do not cover

pertinent hints on making the Fruit ing editorial : seed they can be cut for forage as soon the seed, simply pat it down with the

Exchange effective. The classification "We believe, however, that-it would I as they tassel blossom and if carefully hand. It is best to sow the seed in a

of the fruit by an expert, its'pro- pay dealers to buy and ship oranges to cured make excellent provender. box. Celery cannot be grown excepton
Europe, and that they could build upa Tobacco should be cut and cured moist land.Cashaw8 .
tection by an "upset price" in the
and other
very profitable trade between this this month. (See full instructions in pumpkins may
auction and the pooling of returns in city and the leading ports across the still be planted, provided the hills)] are

order to prevent discrimination in favor water. They could look to the select- our issue for April 4th, page 301.) kept shaded until the plants are es

of well-known brands, against ing, packing and stowing of the fruit, THE KITCHEN GARDEN. tablished.

those equal in quality, will commend and have trusted agents to accompanyit July is a hot month, with occasional Lettuce will still produce good headsif

'and attend to its sale. We would heavy showers, requiring constant labor the heat-resisting varieties are sown.
themselves to every thoughtful reader. This is about the list of things
like to see a small steamship or two
go with and
He also urges the importance of cold into this trade the coming winter shouldwe growing crops, great care which can be profitably planted at

storage. It would seem impossible to raise more oranges than can be in planting and sowing. Most garden this season. If careful shading and

prevent gluts and extend our market readily disposed of in our own mar- crops have been gathered, and it is a watering is attended to, a crop can be
good time to prepare the truck patchfor had in the fall and early winter
ing season'sufficiently to dispose of
our crop to advantage without some kets.By the way, it seems more important the fall and winter garden. For months, and it will pay,
It is best to seed direct from
for us to find foreign markets for buy
means of keeping the fruit, and cold old land, from which a crop has just
our future than to the grower not those that are kept on
best of all the orange crops pro-
promises
storage plans been taken if have plenty of well
you commission. In buying, select those
tect'our against foreign fruit.
tried thus far. In next issue growers
our
we rotted stable it liberal varieties that will stand the heat best.IN .
shall give an account of the several It will be well for some of our people manure give a

methods that have been tried for pre- to particularly note this-point." dressing and plow it under; plow THE ORCHARD.

serving oranges and the comparative This is sheer nonsense. Why do deep, bringing up a little of the sub- The following was written for the

success attained. importers bring a million boxes of for- soil ; in this way our naturally shal- DISPATCH last season and is equally

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In the orchard, plow under cow growth. Do not Jet citrus trees After so long a time it is found what

about the time the first W. DACOSTA, Publisher, the pine groves and orchards need to
peas commence -
peas branch
until waist but
they are high, make them vigorous and healthy, some-

,. to,form, or, if the trees are near rub off side shoots. When formingthe THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs thing good and cheap. Only $16 per ton
together and the roots the of
near, top delivered. Read the following testimonials -
head the tree the desired a 21-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE,
give
the ground, mow the peas witu a HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATION and for further information address,

scythe, leaving them on ,the groundtill shape by pinching back the new and HOME INTERESTS in FLORIDA. C. H. REDDING,

the leaves drop off, then rake'or growth. By following this plan one Terms of Subscription.Two Lane Park Fla
Dollars per year, in advance, postpaidto EUSTLS, FLA., May 25th, 1887.
pitch the bare stems around the gets a shapely tree, instead of the any part ot the, United States or Canada DR. HICKS, DEAR DOCTOR: In replyto
to foreign countries comprised in Postal
trunks of the trees and the
run over- awkward, bushy specimen which is Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. your question "What do you think of
orchard with the cultivator. This The date when the subscription expires is Calcined Humus as an orange tree fertil-

will work,: the leaves of the peas into so common. The work involved is on change the of Address which Label to a subsequent of each paper date, the be- izer," I will in reply state that used it on

the lop,soil and at the same time tear much less than would seem from the comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt a young grove last year, and no other
is sent unless requested.The fertilizer, and it was and is the verdict of
up the grass that has commenced to description. One man can easily go paper is stopped at expiration of the all who saw it that it is one of the most
Hoe around the trunks of the subscription, unless previously renewed.
healthful and in this sectionI
grow. over forty thousand buds. Keep the When a change of address is desired, both thrifty
trees and leave the pea-vine stems on the old and new addresses should be given. used three tons on my old bearing

top of the ground to act as a mulch, sweep, plow or cultivator constantlyrunning. Remittancesat grove and it is putting on a fine healthy
the risk of the sender unless made by growth and blooming well. I expect to
but the be
near enough to trees to out registered letter or by check, express order, use ten or twelve tons next year.T. .
of the way-of the cultivator for the f-4 or postal order, payable to CHAS. W. DA- J. WILLIAMSON..
UOSTA, Publisher of the tlorida Dispatch,
present.. They will soon rot so as to Telegraph Vegetable Markets. LANE PARK, FLA., June 8th, 1887.

break up readily and form but little Special to the FLORIDA DISPATCH: Advertising* Rates MR. C. H. REDDING, Sir: My husband

obstruction to future cultivation. Sow SI 00 per inch first insertion: 50 cents per bought of you last January a half ton of
OFFICE FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, inch for each subsequent insertion.Preferred *'Calcined Humus" a portion of which

another crop of cow peas immediately, NEW YORK, June 23, 1887. Positions, Next Reading or on Cover: was used on young orange trees and the
and if the growth of the last crop was Ga. Watermelons, prime, per 190. $18 OOfo'20 00 $1.40 per Inch first insertion; 70 cents per remainder on flowers consisting ot
Ga. Watermelons, fair to good 10 oo@lS 00 inch for each subsequent Insertion. my
not very rank, help out this one by Florida Tomatoes.. per crate 127' 1 25 10 per cent. off on 2 months' contracts. Roses, Geraniums, Hibiscus, Verbenas,
A the use of a little cotton seed meal, Florida Tomatoes, . .per peck 100(() 20 on 6 '* Helitropes and various shrubs, and with-
i J. D. HASHAGEN, 30 "on 12 out any hesitation I pronounced it the
ground bone and potash or reli- Advertisements be in
some Eastern .r';UST acceptable:
Agent. EVERY respect. best fertilizer I have seen used, both for

able commercial fertilizer. The peas Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH: THE: FLORIDA DISPATCH Is sent free to flowers and fruit trees, and it affords me
will absorb the those who advertise in it, as long as adver-
quick-acting properties NEW YORK, June 23, 1887. tisement pleasure to speak in its favor.

of the fertilizer, while that of a The limited receipt of Florida toma- continues.Address MRS. FANNIE ERFERR.

more lasting nature, like potash, will toes are selling for favorable prices CHAS. VV. DACOSTA, Publisher, LANE PARK, FLA. June 8th. 1887.
; Jacksonville, Florida.
finally be utilized by the trees themselves choice, $1.75; others, $1.50. We look C. H. REDDING, GEN. AGT.. Dear Sir:
We have used between and
thirty forty
if not taken up by the pea, as for an advance on to-morrow, as the Florida Railway & Navigation Company.I tons of Calcined Humus since buying our

potash does not waste in the soil to any Savannah steamer will only bring 1,500 beg to advise that on June 20th, 1887. first half ton of you last summer, and
crates. The demand for melons is lim-
this will for
formerly
appreciable extent. By raising cow ited, and prices lower; $12.00 to $18.00; Company traffic its new extension open to applied to 60 acres of young orange trees,
passenger
peas on the ground and incorporatingthem peaches, $1.00 to $3.00 per crate.G. Plant City. set in groves from one to two years, five
to the tree and added fifth
pounds one as
into the soil, you will get a S. PALMER. This portion of the line, from Wildwood much cotton seed meal as there was

cheap and valuable fertilizer in the Special Dispatch to the FLORIDA DISPATCH. to Plant City, will be known as the humus, and beg to state that the growthis

shape of decayed vegetable matter that PHILADELPHIA, PA., June 22, 1887. Tampa division of the F. R. &N. system, good and altogether satisfactory. We

will not "burn up" the trees during Watermelons $20 to $25 per 100; tomatoes making only sixty-one miles between used the balance of the humus on Various
these and shortens the distance
$2.25 to $2.50 firm ; egg plants points, things and on ten acres of peacM trees
hot weather and that will permanently $2 to $3 per crate; potatoes $1.5o to $2. from Jacksonville to Plant City or Tampaover applied humus about from two t tjj three

improve the quality of the soil. PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS. all other routes thirty miles, and pounds to the tree with good results.
Callahan to Plant City or Tampa forty-
.4 Will use more on them this niODtL and
GROVE AND NURSERY. nine miles. The new stations opened on
From mix with bone to see how that will do.

The above instructions for orchard SouthCRrollol-Recouunend selves. Them- the Dade Tampa City and Division Plant City.are Owensboro, Yours Truly, H. M. & R. &UTH!

culture in summer largely applicable Mr. Allen Leard A. O. McDoNELL, JACKSONVILLE, June 6th,| 887.
are Chester, S. C., writes: Gen. Pass. C. II. REDDING, Gen. Agt., Lang Park,

to the grove at this season In- "As your medicines have proved them- .. Agent Fla., Dear Sir: After having girenthe
selves to be the best Chill Cure and -
Calcined Humus fair trial I ,leased
a am;
stead of raising two crops of peas, we Cough Syrup in the market, they need no Cotton Seed Hull Ashes to inform you that in judgment:it con-
as prepared by our mills, are without
recommendation.
to late June tains all that is for
prefer trees.
plant
say or even requisite young
Prepared by R. A. Robinson & Co., doubt the best Fertilizer for fruit and
Trees that land
set out
were on 'corres-
July allowing the vines to decay on vegetables used. They contain a
Wholesale Druggists, Louisville, Ky., very ponding to my place at Fort Gates, at
Sold at retail by Druggists large percentage of Potash and Available
the surface. Before the peas are generally.Meteorological. same time, and which have had no humus -
Phosphoric Acid, in their best forms for
planted the grove is cultivated as frequently agricultural purposes. The ash of plantsis have not made the growth, that
that trees show.I .
prolific growth,
the natural food of all plants, contain- my
the needs to be
remain
as
grass Respectfully,
ing every element but nitrogen requiredby
M. F. PLANT.
turned under. Give the trees thorough any plant. No better I / can
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but not clean culture. If you do not a '.Iaq U3A'g'g I < be bags.used.You These get much Ashes more are value put for up the in The E. Moulie Florida Floral Per-

wish to plant peas let the grass grow I'--CO W. a1Bs 9 jo 1J.IaAV I QCvooo 6'JJ: C ,$UOv same money than in any other fertilizer.We fumery, delivered Co. will at 45 buy West the following Bay St.: Flowers -
00 sell in car loads. If less quantity is
until it is three or four inches high, .a --- 00 Petals of Fragrant Roses of any kind,
z wanted, write to us for the address of the
then turn it under ; be sure and do t OMCO lIPlwnn m-. "M'OIOOO' oc & dealer nearest you who sells our Cotton at 15 cents per Ib.
r'Ho.o.:
x lIUP{ uuaI\: U Petals of Cape Jasmines at 10 cents
this before it is so high it cannot be "-'" <>0 Seed Hull Ashes. per lb.Rose.
eSa American Oil Company,
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covered completely by a shallow c 3 MM Ho 'HaOIaA I h S 00 CO* "3 fsssssss goo 18 Broadway N. Y. Geranium Leaves and Cuttings,
10 to 12 in. at 4 cents lb.
b ._, 55J --. long, per
plowing. o'tia. a Kelcy Plum Hud I Petals of Arabian Jessamine, 30 cenu

In the this is the last month C I43 : .uol1a3.110a W3rii : for sale. $2 hundred ; per pound.
postage
nursery : 0 :nrt2nil2m ;JJC eSu per pre- I Write for Circular giving full directions -
for this 114m paid. Discount on larger lots. for gathering etc.Waahington .
summer budding, even during C OQ
G. L. TABEK
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r.;
0 put 83qatIJ ujA"n ':"4 Glen St. Mary Fla.
start out run over them once every Q g IIUJUJU.I I IJUai == ._.-. Can furnish the genuine Washington
3 i > mm Navel buds, guaranteed true to name.
Stock Farm.
five to and them Waverly
days
seven keep
: H Hiifi
Delivered in first-class condition at
I .. Cows and Heifers in Calf to Panic your
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0
growing erect. Don't tie them up to .Os.n. r7 t.:00(oo 070hh nearest post office or express office, $20
;; ngaqw No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club.
stakes,; this plan is "old school ;j" it is ,z S... I--, O.co-tS(QJ) Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 3,454, per M, in thousand lots. As to my reliability -
refer to G. D. Clifford G. H.
0 G) wnwlun\I I 3Sii !;: : ,
0 made 778 of butter in
expensive, and nothing is gained by a.'L1 .Eo4 4a -> Bomba, No.pounds 10,330, was sired one by year.the Norton, D. H. Kline, Eustis, Fla.; R. W.

itIf a shoot is inclined to lop over, WtII1XUJ4J: I si aggs Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460-Panic's Pierce, Indian. Address Springs Fla.

.' crooked cut it eff at thefirst'"upwardgrowing" fi...qtalaaio1Ba grandsire! Her calf sold for $13,000. C. S. BURGESS:
or grow ; Manager,
Pedro No. sold for $10,000 is
I .. 3,187, a
Riverside Nurseries Riverside( Cal.
C) g. ,
eye, even if to .CeoC).ooooo.. .) .oo.(c ) .. son of Eurotas, No. 2,4M-Panic's g. g. .
) a uBatio d .: ;:
do ,this yQU.cut back nearly to the .2 I eo S S SCHRADER BRO8. A few thousand Buds of the Washington -

-- _.. ..'h..__.. .. G) 0 QJI. Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Navel orange from bearing trees, for
point of insertion. Keep the bud I. : :'. :.. :.. sale at $5 per thousand, or $1 per han-
0oo ... Van Epps Howard, Eurtls, Fla.
erect and'straight, and pinch back ."-'".. : : ..:. >. t ... aS dred. Apply to JOHN L. MANGUM, or
Q) h.:00....c.;.0. as .. p::; Grove contractor and agent. Land HARRISON REED, South Jacksonville.
each successive growth to a length E f4 rJ Pt aADAo-tS.. QJ.I I.r I. cleared, set with orange trees and taken .
< aS :: careof.: Trees furnished. Taxes paid. 110 Strawberry Ref rigeratocsFor
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which? the. tree can sustain in this up- Q as .. g-tS'O ao'gaHv
B gom == Satisfaction guaranteed. Terms moderate. Sale. Apply to

right position, and which will be H3H zr.zlJ2 C. WINTON, Mandarin, F1a.fi .
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POOLING. corrects your longing at once. Moist crop than last year. .Mr. Denning
.J.Va1fIt] 1 will here make a suggestion for and begnmmed with the jar and travel has a very heavy crop. Mr. John T.

... what it may be ,worth. Pooling is drop, drop, dropping continually, not Parton has a very fair crop and a con-
.. very successful in many cases where alone a thing of death unto itself, but siderable amount of June bloom.
For. thejL DISPATCH: great business interests come in com- to its tidy's associates that come in fruit is also showing on other groves.
MARKETING ORANGES. petition. Perhaps system of pooling contact. The facts seem to be that the bloomwas
-- each week's or each day's sales mightbe have been present at the office of light this year and but little no-
Importance of Cold Storage-Pert- found practicable, and plans for the Florida Fruit Exchange when ticed. The trees did not exhaust
1 inent Suggestions doing: this be established. Each lot cases were in this condition, and the themselves; with a surfeit of bloom,

:Your correspondents i are, agitatingthe being,classified ,by experts accordingto officers opened, assorted, repacked, but are developing into fruit nearlyall
,
subject I of .marketIng oranges'and quality and condition ; the orangesof and then forwarded. The contents of the bloom they did put forth.
:giving' their;: discouraging experience each class to share equally with its these cases were truly revolting, caus- These and the little oranges were not
-with'the :Fruit Exchange. It is mostregrettable fellows. An upset price being set on ing a shudder to creep over each be- noticed at first, being hidden by the
that':the 'Exchange BO,'generally each class if by reason of the high re- holder. None of these, except the officers leaves, but now that the fruit is growing -
Tailed'to give) satisfaction. ,The putation of any brand or for other or their aids, nor they, as individ- and attaining a diameter of an
experience of: .last year ought to enable reasons rates above the fixed price be uals, would accept the fruit as a gift. inch to an inch and a half, it is more
,the' 'managers' to'' correct' past' errors obtained, such lots,should]( get the sur- The Exchange, however, had a dutyto noticeable, though yet partaking of
'and1' modify its tti.QasJin\Ju' future. plus. Justice demands that superior perform, and knew that, in any the green color of the leaves. When
,I..think.the; fundamental l principleof i quality and care should be recognizedand event, they would be held responsiblefor the, fruit begins to assume its goldenhue
"the, Exchange! is sound, and with rewarded.In returns, and so heroically handledthe I believe people will be surprisedby
proper modifications ,it may yet be conclusion, the plan of shipping music. It was interesting at one the quantity and quality of the
made,' grand,success.. To this end,it by a number in conspicuous figuresis time to note a case of oranges from the fruit.
'must be''strong enough'in capital,' convenient and may well be con- Mediterranean in the office-to see the If the reports continue to grow
; and influence to control the appliances tinued, but the name and address of care shown in wrapping and fitting for more and more favorable as they have
market: It must be ,"either.Caesar,or the grower, the name and descriptionof market. The fruit was small, rather for the past few days, and seeing is
nothing.' It'must'have the confidence the fruit, should also be put on the yellowish cast, thin skin, musty to the believing, the predictions of a short
shippers and the respect of dealers box by stencL or label. These, as be- taste, and quite insipid, far from the crop will be falsified, and the orange J
and, commission merchants. In'Tact, fore remarked, should appear in the lusciousness of our own fruit. Under crop be equal in quantity and much
it -must, .to a certain extent,;revolutionize catalogue. !very orange grower the circumstances, however, a dealer better. in quality than last year.SHERMAN .
,'the orange trade in the North would thus be able to make a reputa- would not hesitate which he would select ADAMS.
which,is not an easy job after the trade tion for qualit of fruit, perfect preparation for his trade.I Gabriella, Fla.June 9,1887.. 4 r
has ,run, !in one channel twenty years. and 1 Ic og keeping, and thus believe the Exchange is the lever For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
Jobbers,, in the large 'northern centresof command the Jghest prices.L. for the breaking of the rascally com- Shipping Oranges to Europe.
commerce who receive consignments H. ARMSTRONG.St. mission business ; that is, the part con- Edward L. Goodsell, of New York,
Nichlas, Fl stituting the unscrupulous, irresponsible -
of
oranges very naturally resist the -. writes us as follows :
that,takes portion ; then the reverse of this .
from them the arbitrary
change
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succeed.
must always Any or
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: power, too of them have or I
many ] ing Oranges. the of Florida
consignor, falling into their hands is producers oranges, as
take, of fixing the price they graciouslyretu'rn The luxuri nt appearance of the truly fortunate, but the trouble is to the crop yearly grows larger, is that
to the shippers, less ten percent orange treest ivitb a fair complimentof there have all of outlets for marketing the same to
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get as they generally
commission, and then sell off the of fruit, begets!the thought, how shall the business (selected) they care for, the best advantage and interests of
fruit at twenty or twenty-five per cent. I of the ? "Provided of Five
dispose crop consequently the sharper gains the day. growers. years ago Europe
further profit.To John Frost, allows me the privilege." So let with became an important factor in preventing -
us away prejudice, or
prevent dealers from combiningto Can I do better to send to parties in any little jealously existing, and, for a glut of apples in the East,
break down prices, also to preventgluts''doing no manner responsible? or to the boost and now 300,000 barrels yearly are
1 our own good, give a a good
'the same, three things Florida Fruit Exchange whose officersare boost, and a boost altogether to the disposed of England and Scotland. I
among others, may be done. under bond for the faithful per- Florida Fruit Exchange, "our home would call your attention to some of
.1st: Each l lot of fruit should be in formance of duties required ? Many institution ;j" then if the 'shekels don't the advantages which these markets
spected by an expert, classified, and I advise not to send to the Exchange as fill our cornucopia say to the institu- offer to encourage Florida orange ship-
an "upset' price" fixed upon it. The I the returns are so small, and they are tion Get! thee behind me," etc. ments. First, it would prevent the ru-
class'and price with the name of the long in making their returns. These J. MOORHOUSE.The inous low prices being made in our
shipper and: a few words of description same parties in former years have Jessamines,June 19, 1887. own markets through over supply.
should be entered upon the catalogue, said, I do not know what to do with -*,.*. The effects of this latter cannot be estimated -
,at the sale if the I bids should not reach my oranges I I cannot sell them here. For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. too greatly,as it hurts a future
the\'c\'"upset. price," as'lot after lot wasput If I send to commission men I seldom The Orange Crop. market often as much as a present one. '
"-up;l such lote should lay over until get,anything even if returns are made, There has been very little seen of Second, by distributing into the
the next sale day. the receipts are so small-it hardly pays the June bloom thus far, though a markets easily accessible by quid .
2d.. Cold storage houses in the Northern for the picking and packing.Let moderate<<; amount of bloom is reportedby transportation from New York. In
cities where the auction system was ;. us look at this picking andpacking. a very few, but I am becoming England, Scotland and France, a fine
in vogue, should be owned by the Exchange A certain guage calls for a convinced, by my observations over quality of fruit will often bring more,
or be at its command, and all certain number of oranges. I put 128 territory a dozen miles from east to especially early in the season, than in
lots not sold,:after a second offering, if in a box, could put in more. I receive west and several miles from north to America. Third, returns can often be
in good order and without fault, shouldbe so little for the fruit I will not south, that the estimate of the probable made as quickly from European as
'stored' 'until ,the market was relieved do it. The gentle and persuasive orange crop will have to be con- American shipments by a system usedin
l ,:or until the bulk of the crop handling the boxes receive en route to siderably increased. I find a numberof the sale and returns for apples, it Ii.
had been marketed. market, calls for investigation on the groves laden with an encouragingamount being possible to have the money backin
'The I storage rates and expenses way, arid some philanthropist kindly of fruit that a few weeks since Florida in four weeks from the'date
should be as low as-'possible'and be places three boxes in two. Of course were reported to have none. of shipment. Fourth, in the shipmentsof
clearly understood by shippers. Also the railroad rates do not accompanythe Dr. Foster's Gee hammock grove, Florida oranges made across the '
that.the fruit,went into store only to dimunition, but pay is expectedfor on Lake Jesup, will have a very heavy water, it has been clearly demonstratedthat
save it from sacrifice, after being twice the repacking-and incidentals.The crop-estimated at 16,000 boxes- carefully packed and well selected
,offered for sale.Coldstorage. boxes are unsightly being used while other of the hammock groves, I fruit will command the very best fig-
: ''is no longer an experiment in the grove for picking and carrying am told, will have a moderate crop, ures.
,It f; will preserve the fruit in become grim, loose knots are knockedout some a handsome yield. His fine t .
perfection and is destined to be the sides if Lake Charm will also ECLECTIC, ALA., Oct. 20, 1886.
split, hoops, any are on grove at yield Dr. A. T.SHALLENBERGEB.
most important.factor ,regulating, poorly, oranges uncured and all shades handsomely. Others in that section Rochester, Pa., Dear Sir:-Last Feb-
prices and prolonging the season. and sizes. Toone present at unshipping will also have oranges.At ruary I received from you a bottle of
\Vith'it"the: Exchange, properly managed 'of fruits at steamer and railroad Oviedo, Capt. Brock's home your Antidote for Malaria, and gave it to
cannotfaii to give the best pos stations a peculiar sight is presented. I i grove has a large quantity of fruit. who a young had lady not been attending well enough school here to go, but for
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Biole::results. Some of the lots are in neat packages. i The same is true of Mr. Jelk's grove. several weeks, and was quite broken
'3:':; The Exchange should have cash I What little can be seen of the con Mr. Wamble's fine budded grove also down in health. In a few days after taking -
capital sufficient' to make; reasonable tents confirm the impression, that shows an unexpectedly large amountof the medicine she was back in school
advances,. if' desired at moderate. goodies are there nestled in cosy tempt- fine fruit. again, and has not lost a day the entire
summer. I think it is the best medicineI
threat_to shippers whose fruit went, ing'array ; a longing comes over one At Lake Howell, Mr. Swinhoe has ever knew. Yours very truly,
into store. for ,part of the .feast Its neighbor an encouraging fruitage, a heavier R. c. WILLIAMS.


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even a pailful of water to each hill,'or from year, to,year as the land' becomesmore themselves making delightful homesin
: Farm and Gfaiden. plant, twice week. When'you deem and "more fertile by,the continued this balmy, healthful and delicious
,. ... : there is need to water do it thoroughly. application The !ashes should! be usedto land. The freeze of 1886 and the
1 Watering by driblets, as many peopledo stimulate the young plants from low prices of last sesaon were blessingsin
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For,the FLORIDA DISPATCH : does more harm than good. A lifting time to time and )keep' off insect pests. disguise, for they have'given a new
HOW TO SUCCEED IN FLORIDA. pump'worked by a windmill with :The, soot from Stove ,and ,chimney} impetus to diversified products. From
distributing pipes and hydrants and should be put in a bag and its strength them date the time and lasting 'prosperity -
Importance: of;the Home Garden-- flexible hose is the most convenient, a soaked out in the barrel used to,pre- of Florida. S. A
Utilizing Waste.A good force pump- such can be procured pare liquid manure. Iti,is ra powerful .. ..
great reason, why so many new here'for six dollars-with ample stimulant'' of plant growth. Hen Shipping Melons.
comers,,,and_ 'old,:settlers too for that hose and a proper nozzle comes next, manure, too, had better go into the Pancoasts and Griffiths, sends us
\ matter, fail to make their homes ,as or, if you have not'tliese, water can be barrel and be used in a liquid form. the following which first appearedover
pleasant and comfortable as they drawn' from well,lake,:pond or stream. The wash water, not only from the their signature in the Atlanta
might, is because :they attempt to do At some seasons of the year wateringis weekly washing of the clothes, but i Capital :
too much at the start. They have usually indispensable to the highest from the daily washing of the person, The first melons that we ever 'received -
been accustomed to large fields and success,and it should be done late in especially that containing any soap, from Middle Georgia via all
1 they attempt to run over too,much the afternoon. should be carefully saved and ,appliedto rail, several years ago, was agreeableto
,ground. Better limit yourself to a Soon after the plant appears above the growing plants. In brief, our advice, loaded and shipped by
quarter ef an acre; or even _less, if the surface of the'ground, the top soil every particle of matter containing by Simons & Drummond via the E.
that is as much,as you can give the needs stirring gently, thoroughly and fertilizing material should be carefully T., V. & G., and did not lose anythingin
highest'possible cultivation to, than to judiciously, to break up the slight saved and judiciously applied to the count, no mashed,no heated and
attempt to grow crops on five acres. crust that' will have formed. This is growing crop. Yet how few do so, and rotten, shortage whatever. In the
Whatever the season of the 'year, the needed to admit'the air and promotethe then complain that nothing will grow. choice of the two systems of shipping
very first attention of the man of necessary chemical changes in the Nearly everything ,can be grown in melons'from Georgia to Philadelphiaall
-..moderate means should be given to soil. In,a state of nature the unplowedfields Florida with proper attention, and rail or via Savannah steamersthe -
get ,something growing to eat. The that are covered with vegetationdo that at a profit too. The field of pos- advantages are all with the all-rail
grove and other matters can come not need stirring, for nature has sibilities is being enlarged every year, system. The shipments via steamer
afterward. Plow or dig up a small covered them with a mulch of decay- and that too in the most genial and invariably suffer,'more or less loss,andit
L plat of ground and be sure the work ing vegetation that, lying somewhat healthful land that the world affords. is in the long run a serious matter,
7 is done very thoroughly. One thor- loosely, admits the air to promote the There is no section of country on,the -enough to make all the difference
ough spading, not too deep, and after necessary chemical transformations.The broad face of the earth that affords so between a satisfactory profit and a lossto
thorough raking is sufficient, but three harrow and the hoe should make many advantages to the intelligentman the shipper-the several handlingsto
good plowings and after harrowings, frequent acquaintance with the field as of moderate means who desiresto the cars, thence t. the steamer
are none too many and will l pay much long as they can be used without in- make for himself and family a dock, thence to the hot hold of: the
better than only one. Be sure and terfering with the growing crop. For pleasant and prosperous home., boat and piled up deep where they
apply a good supply of fertilizer 'after corn and most other crops, the excep- Up to the present time the growingof heat and steep about three days, thenceto
the fi.rst'' plowing, or before spading, tions being very few indeed, the culti-. oranges has been all the rage, and the Philadelphia dock, and,,then
that it may be thoroughly mixed with vation should be very shallow, not is even now, to the detriment of the when sold they lose in count ten to
the soil. Also, be sure to subscribefor more than an inch or two in depth, as true destiny of Florida which is to bea twenty per cent. of the number ad- .
the FLORIDA DISPATCH when, or a deeper cultivation would interfere land populous with happy homes vised ; besides the depreciated valueof
before, you locate your home and get with the roots with which the plant is and a great variety of productions those sold, and consequent lower
the back numbers for at least' three filling the ground. Potatoes, however, intensely cultivated, in place of beingone prices than paralel all rail shipmentswhen
months previous. Study them care- seem to require cultivation in elevated vast orange grove. Our produc- loaded right and shipped the
fully that you may know' what to ridges, made broad, not peaked, at the tions should be greatly varied, and the right kind of cars.
plant, and how, and when, and where, top. All garden vegetables, as far as movement in that direction is assum- The bottom, sides and ends of the
as'well'as to'know what others are do- my observation extends, and it is con- ing increased importance from year to car should be properly cushioned.with
ing, how they are doing it and,the siderable, require nearly flat culture. year. To have the ,many in comfort- straw, and the melons all packed
success:that is attending their efforts. Worms, insects, and destructive. able and even independent circum- lengthwise with, the car. Must ''be
Through the DISPATCH you will learn I imals should be looked after and ex stances is much better than to have packed close and tight to prevent
many things that it will be greatly to.. terminated. critical time with many the masses poor and wealth concentrated shifting position when the car is, in
,your advantage to know. : plants is when they are about to bloom.If in the hands of a few capitalists. motion. Melons simply laid ;in the
Now, having decided what you will the season is very dry at that time, SHERMAN ADAMS. car loosely in careless positions will
plant, which depends upon the season, they should be watered very thoroughlybut Gabriella, Fla.,June 14,1887. become more or less broken. If;.mel-
you get seed, or vigorous plants, mark usually there will then be little occasion P. S. The reader will please under- ons are picked before they are ,quite
off your ground, apply a proper quantity to use the hoe at, or after that stand that I do not disparage raising I ripe and packed skillfully there need
of, appropriate fertilizer to each time, if the ground ,is all occupied by crops of peas, potatoes, pinders, corn, I, not be a broken or mashed melon in
hill, mix it well with the soil and plants as it should be. A vacant hill rice, sugar cane, etc.,in the,usual way, the car on arrival in Philadelphia.We .
plant. Tender plants ''need shading here and there in a field decreases the though even for those crops I would I had several such cars two years
from'the sun'and in the hottest'weather amount of- production- to a much- most"" decidedly recommend a more' ago from Tift & Tift, Albany, ,Ga.,
when' the sand becomes scorching hot greater degree than is usually thought thorough preparation,of.the land, bet- foolishly misshipped. by an"agent'-'via,
they need protection from the reflected possible. There should be no vacant ter condition and more liberal manur- Cincinnati, and delivered to us herein
heat as well as from the direct spaces for they waste both fertilizer and ing than is now given nine times out ,Philadelphia, after fourteen days in
, rays of the sun. A proper amount of labor. of ten,believing the improved methods transit without any" loss from break-
jf shade, or protection from the reflectedas Constant and intelligent attentionis would pay handsomely. It is the fam- age. And we have had cars from
'well as'the direct heat of the sun'' is ,indispensable if profitable crops ily, garden plot respecting which the much nearer points in South Carolinato
as" desirable: as theapplication of 'fertilizer are' to be secured. A little extra stir- advice is given, a plot where vegeta- arrive dripping from, every crack in
and as beneficial.f Some plants ring of the' soil or the application of a bles may, and ought to be, kept in the floors, the bottom layer ,of melons
heed and will induce a much greater fair quantity of liquid manure, not vigorous productiveness:: all the year, nearly all cracked and mashed, simplyon
'amount' of heat than others'; that must oftener than once a week, will often for the benefit of the family and which account of faulty packing and
be' decided by j judgment and experience make a,success of the plant that would i would give them half their living, and closed doors, without any'ventillation.
J3aw'palmetto leaves' make' an otherwise be .a failure. Plants, like i that too of the most healthful and V We have had cars from points on the
excellent protection in m cases. children,- love frequent, friendly and licious food. Those who will adppt E. T., V. Ar Ga., south of Atlanta,
'Pine'straw or other litter on the ground' helpful attention and encouragement. this, or a similar method, will begin to where soft coal was used in the .locomotives
makes an excellent protection against Show your plants that you love them realize the possibilities of Florida as a and every melon blistered,
'reflected heat and'also increases slightlythe and:enjoy their growth and they ,will home, .and the many ,advantages in ground and disfigured by the bushels
amount of vegetable matter in the generally 'respond satisfactorily to addition to its delicious climate thatit ofcinders, etc., that drifted in throughthe
'''soil. A: kind of coarse' cheese cloth, your skillful endeavors to promote possesses over any other section of end ventilators. The melons must
costing 'not more 'than three or'four their well being. the country. As soon as people,real- have ventilation. The end '''ventilation
cents a yard,supported by standardsand Every household produces sufficient ize the fact that any intelligent and would probably be the best'except for
'cross' pieces is worth double its fertilizer, if it be properly composted industrious person can grow, _a large cinders and dust ; the side ventilationnear
cost''for use in summer and in the cold with muck or other vegetable matter and satisfactory food supply in a very the end of the car is practicallythe
spells/In ''winter. Be sure and have asuppl and applied ,to the soil to produce few months after locating, the population ? best. The side doors should
double the amount ,of vegetables and of Florida would be rapidly, increased always be nailed open, and the melons
If dry weather comes on after plant- fruits that the family can consume, by tens. and 'hundreds of.thousands kept back by slats or screens. I'
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should ever be shipped here. The friends, is by the disagreeable odor tain identification, but indicate an or-

Georgia melon known in this market, Entomology. given off by the former, while the ganic disease chiefly affecting sour

are preferred in the following order beneficial ones, so far as I know, are stock in nurseries. No remedy is

above any others from any other sect- free from the odor. known, and the only thing that can

ion: The Kalb Gems, the Scaly Barks NEW! INSECT PESTS. The two-wingedflies-order Diptera be suggested is a wash of sulphate of '

and the Rattlesnakes. The Kalb -furnish the agriculturist with but copper (four or five ounces to one gal-
of their Introduction from
Gem takes best because of its better Danger few directly beneficial insects, ,and lon of water). This is more a pre-

keeping qualities; the Scaly Bark is Japan and China. these are pretty, bright-colored Syrp- ventive than a cure, perhaps.FIondiana..

a compromise between the other two W. G. Klee, inspector of fruit pests hus flies,and the dull-colored l ,parasitic

varieties. Jersey melons no longer for California, writes the Patron under Tachina flies. But there are many

outrank Georgia's. That is It that act the part of whilein '
past. date of March:2d, 1887, as follows : scavengers .
is now reversed. Of late our Jersey the larva state-as the house and
During the last month it has been
planters are aiming for size ; ,have flesh flies-while others are very an-
evident to my mind that we stand con- For the FLORIDA DISPATCH:
neglected quality and secured a pump- noying, as the 'mosquito and horse
siderable danger of importing new
One People.
kin-mixed melon and
large, coarse scale insects into this State from China flies.In
bad, which pleased the eye for a _season the order Orthoptera, including Last fall a Kansas family came to
and less than two kinds of
but which has disgusted the appetite Japan, no grasshoppers, crickets, cockroaches, our nettlement. Mr. 'V. W. Davis,
such insects been found
which these high grades of really having on oranges etc., we fail to. find any that are use- the head of the family, remarked to

fine,quality of Georgia melons.has cultivated -I brought from Japan In case ful to man, and BO pass them by and the native people out here that he had
of a large shipment of trees
; so that no longer does the orange stop at the last order, Neuroptera, come to be one of them. Nobly and
from I discovered ofa
sent Japan trace
appearance of Jersey melons here de ; where nearly all are carnivorous. These wisely spoken. Though myself a

stroy the sale of the Southern-but,on red,orange scale, probably spiditUB (- insects are called nerve-winged,becausethe Northern man, I do not believe in
Aurantii and had the whole lot of
the contrary, last,August, in the pres- veins in their wings look like net- Northern colonies. To this incom-
trees disinfected. Before I learnt of
of had better luck work. The Hawk parable peninsula people come from
ence Jerseys we Mosquito or Dragonfly -
the existence of this shipment however
with Southern melons than in July be is a good example of this order, as every State and Territory of the
trees had been sold which thus
may Union. We make friends ina
fore Jerseys came. 'I are also the pretty little Lace-wing quickly
scatter infection. A quarantine guardian flies[ (Chysopa), in all their stages. new country like this, and as quickly C

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: was appointed by me to look after The larvae of these lace-wings eats learn to put our estimate upon such

Sticking: Potato. Vines. the infected shipments, nevertheless, the Plum Curculio, and the Pear Slug, friendship according its intellectualand
in information
many cases no may moral worth. Yankees Yorkers
and probably other noxious in- ,
Some time many ;
there appeared in reach The other
ago day
us. an orange .
Hoosiers Suckers
sects. The eggs of the lace-wings are Buckeyes, Jayhawkers -
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an article on from Japan, purchased in the California -
Web-feet Southerners and
each attached to a long foot-stalk and ,
,
the sweet potato, which I liked and market, was found to be infested
all fastened to a leaf or blade of Crackers, if you please, are thrown to-
for I grass.
thought timely think the sweet
with the oyster-shell scale. Mytilaspis
The insect is gether in neighborhoods' of common
perfect a pretty, pale-
potato is a very valuable crop, but Oitricola a species not known to be in interest. However wide have
with apart
not appreciated as it deserves. But this State, but having proved green, gauzy-winged creature,
very
been their places of birth, their former
prominent, shining, golden
there_ one point in said article about dangerous in Florida. eyes.
and social with
homes
surroundings
The. also ,
which I wish ask e are many blood-thirsty
to a question ; not Trees imported from abroad shouldbe
their associations all are Southern -
creatures found in the order Hemiptera new
for controversy, but because I-and thoroughly scrutinized, and if
any- in their interests all are Florid-
true These not ;
or bug. are providedwith
perhaps others-want more light on thing the least suspicious is seen on them
from henceforth. And the
ian
like the beetles but yet
that I intended have writ- jaws only
point. ( to the specimen should be forwarded,
future of Florida will neither be
with stout beak-for
a sharp, examplethe
ten right away, but sickness pre- carefully wrapped to this office. In Northern Southern frloridian in
Robber It or ,
,
vented.) The writer of the arti-- case of importers, it is their duty to many-banded belongsto
but will be
a of bugs called the Redu- its former sense, a societyand
cle said that the vines should be group
potato notify this office as soon as shipments
vius all of which classed a civilization peculiar to itsel
cut of such lengths as'to stick them in arrive. As a matter of fact, it is an family, are and in moral and intellectual tone
beneficial insects. The
the ground in the middle and let both among many-
impossibility for one or two men to
of of the Amer-
that
banded Robber is elegantly marked equal to any part
ends stick out of the ground. This is the introduction of injurious
prevent
with white and black. It is ican Union.
yellow, a
to practice. I without the closest
contrary my always insects cooperationwith
Florida is fast filling with
hieh-minded often up
creature most peo-
stick the butt ends of
the in -- -
cuttings the representing the fruit -0 *
persons found on trees and tall plants, but if pie of hard sense and hard muscle,
the and
let the
ground, only tip end8 interests. The establishment of local
it does not find sufficient food in its mostly of the middle element of soci-
stick the .
out other
same as any cuttings horticultural societies is an immense
lofty position, it frequently deigns to ety. Having lived over a greater
but I leave the holes
; open, as help in the matter, as they may not
will the
down to the and part of the Union venture
come potato patch
he says to do. only help this office in pointing out in-
feed the larvae of the Colorado following statement from observa-
Now the I wish ask is on my
question to fected stock, but members may indi
Potato Beetle.For .-Ex. tion :
What 'good does the butt I end of the and educate
a vidually agitate matter
1. No other State contains amongits
sweet potato cutting sticking out of opinion to the necessity of the greatestcare the; FLORIDA DISPATCH: settlers so few "gentlemen of leis-

the J ground do? being taken to suppress all kindsof The Leaf Mite. Florida
also few
ure, so tramps as ,
Hoping 'that the said writer-or insect pests. For every new pestwe To-day I send by mail a box con- according to its population.

anyone else-will answer,' for I am receive from abroad we think we taining orange leaves taken from a 2. No other State has so few very

'very anxious to learn, I am'yours for have received the worst, and that thereare small nursery, trees four years old, and poor people-people not selfsustainingfor

more light. not any more to come. No greater buds one year. I have consulted many its number of inhabitants.

JOHN B. CARRIN. mistake, there are many very dangerous books culture but
on orange cannot 3. No second State has such an en-
Stephens,Taylor county, Fla., May 20.
.... insects we might get yet. Let find a description of leaves in the con- tirely English-speaking people as Flor-

Intensive cultivation is ,the great us all guard against these, and not per- dition of those I send. The trees are ida; in fact, of our foreign born pop- (
mit anything suspicious to go past un- in a healthy condition and v
need in Florida are now ulation more are from England than
: keep something useful
noticed. throwing out a vigorous growth,but the any other country (if we except the

'growing all the time on the culti Quarantining; against infects is ab old leaves after awhile drop, which, Cuban-Spanish of Key West).

vated plat and do not allow any part surd. It is practically impossible to of course, is an injury to the plant. 4. No other State, for its population, :

of it to grow up to weeds or grass. As prevent the introduction of these pests. This nursery has been very highly fertilized has made such rapid strides in planting

since the seed were planted schools and churches.
. soon as one plant has reached maturity, The best preventive is keeping the ; organizing
I' the soil is sandy,pine land. The plants 5. In no other State are people re-
or fulfilled its purpose, put another in trees in thrifty condition.ED. DIS I
have been mulched for three years with ceived for what they are, and not for
its place,'not forgetting to apply some needles.
PATCH. pines their political or religious views,or for
well rotted, compost or appropriate fer- <* Any information you can give me financial standing.

tilizer.. Plants that mature later can Beneficial Insects. in regard to these leaves will greatly Why, then, should we not be one

be put between those that are to be removed The well-known Wheel-bug also oblige GRIFFITH ROWE. people? Each intelligent farmer, me-

in time to give them a chanceto belongs this group, and 'so does the Okahumka, Sumter County, Fla. chanic and business man, brings with

develop properly. It is astonishing rapacious Soldier-bug, which is of a The above inquiry was receivedsome him some knowledge peculiar to that

how large a quantity of produce can light-brown color, something of the time since, and referred,to Mr. part of the country from whence he

'be taken from a plot a few feet square shade of the Squash-bug, with whichit H. G. Hubbard, the well known entomologist came. We are all mutually benefitedby

by this method. is sometimes confounded ; but an of Crescent City, Fla. Withan what we learn of each other. Those

observing person on compairing the who settle in colonies keep all their
I boxes that beaks of the will mistakeone apology for the delay, he sends us
Square paper are easily two, never narrow ideas and prejudices, at least

made of stout paper are recommendedfor for the other. Another way to the following reply : until stray settlers from .other parts

transplanting plants. distinguish the injurious ones from our Leaves too much dried up for, cer- invade their society, and they areHe

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forced to the conclusion that every Florida ltd Past and Present. Our Climate. Lake City:is to have another new

State and Territory of our: broad Some very curious statements are One great reason for the salubrityof cigar! factory. They will work pure

Union abounds with men and women made by writer about this much writ- climate that Florida enjoys, is as Florida goods.

of noble purposes,of advanced thought, w have often shown, the peculiar sit- Waldo makes the brag that she will
ten of ,much praised and much mis-
apd of social worth. Let all work ,
us uation of the State with reference to ship more grapes this season than any
together to make the neighborhood, represented State. Among the most the ocean. Two French savants have other town in the county.

the county, the State We have chosen, glaring, and unwarranted assertions recently .written on this subject, ex- The chief topic of conversation at

better for our havinglived in it. in columns from the pressing the same idea. They
appeared your agree Palatka, is the new bridge that is soon
; V. P. SIMMONS. that "the air of the sea, taken at a be built the river.
Midland, Polk County. Fla.,June 20, 1887. pen of Dr: H., copied from the Orange to across
great distance from the land, or even
Grove. He says: "Florida is a fruit Fairbanks boasts of egg plants as
shore in when the
The Next Florida Season. country, and it is useless to try to on the or ports big as your head ; also an unusually
winds blows from the is in
make else of it." Now open sea, large and fine of peaches.
anything
It is predicted on all sides that the peo- almost state of purity. crop
in Middle] and West Florida an perfect still continues boom.
ple living Orlando to
next Florida season will show unexampled Near continents the land wind drive
know that this is incorrect. While all Another new hotel is added to the list
and it is well before them atmosphere always
activity, to state an
of Florida is adapted to fruit of a for the accommodation of guests.
the solid reasons for this expectation, number of varieties, it is, to all intents impure, but at 100 kilometers from
the coasts this impurity has disap- Green Cove Spring is alive to the
lest it should be imagined that the and'purposes, an agricultural country, peared. The sea rapidly purifies the necessity of putting and keeping its

mere wish is father to the thought. adapted to corn, cotton, sugar cane, pestilential atmosphere of continents ; town in a thorough. sanitary condi-

peas, ground peas, oats, rye, and all tion.
1 First. The railroad companies in hence, every expanse of water of a
the What else would Dr.
the State have practical assurance that sorghums. certain breadth becomes an absolute Huckleberries and blackberries are

the land grants will be sustained, and H. have, except Florida wheat, that Middle obstacle to the propagation of epi plentiful yet at Jasper, and good
and West does not ?
are placing their lands upon the market produce demics. Marine atmospheres driven roasting ears are a favorite article of
As else of it buta
They are issuing,large quanti- I to making anything upon land purify sensibly' the air of
fruit have not that to diet.The
ties of advertising matter, including country, we the regions which they traverse.-" Starke Telegraph boasts of a
do it is made hands-as
ready to our
guide books in editions of thous ; Grove.
many Orange Peen-to peach nine inches in circum-
and which will be circulated in good farming country as we want. It .
;, Europe >- ference, and weighing four ounces.
is not an overestimate to that ten
as well as here. There will be much say For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: good.
thousand bales of short staple cottonare Very
of the State land
advertisement by An Alabamaian iii Florida.
from Jackson Cotton are extra fine in the
shipped crops
4 and other and the connty every
companies parties, from
James Coneley came
will
and the county is sparsely set- 'Squire vicinity of Cotton Plant. There
effect of the whole must be to draw year
of
tled at that. Numbers of farmers, as Alabama to this part Florida forty be at least fifty per cent. more cotton
Florida.
increased attention
to stated in a former article, raise from years ago. He owns fifty acres of than last year, if no disaster occurs.
Second. The Jacksonville Sub- land Lake Griffin. On the land i i'3'
bushels on of Fort Mc-
two to eight thousand of corn, Mr. D. C. Galbranth,
Tropical Exposition, project we are a fine bearing orange grove of four
besides the small farms that require Coy Marian county, is experimentingwith
,
told is in hands and in cleared
good good acres. The remainder is up,
only a few hundred bushels. Largequantities red top and orchard grass,and is
and when matured it is removed and covered with
shape, likely I stumps
"flatwoods"land.
I of corn, syrup, ground ,peasor sanguine of success on
to prove a strong attraction. Althoughthe ( peanuts) and field peas are shipped corn, cow peas, sweet potatoes, melons, .
Inter-State Commerce bill etc. etc. He has a nice little cottage,
pre- ,
Florida. Dr.
H.
from West Again, that
It is fact question
beyond
a ,
cludes discrimination in rates between his fences are plank whitewashed, he ,
"You remember that Mid-
must
: and
localities it does not special says has excellent his is the orange groves in contiguous
prevent an garden, grove
dle Florida is but ten old, and the finest and best
rates,,to, exhibitions, and therefore it years" in splendid condition, he is a success to Orange, City, are
Florida is Where
South on be found in the
will be for the railroad younger. and taken all cared for groves to
possible ,companies ful fisher and hunter, ,
did he
earth get'that astonishing pieceof Florida. This be
belt'of
to advertise popular fares to in all, the 'Squire has about as nice a orange may
information? It is to be presumedfrom that the M. E. Con-
due to the fact
Jacksonville the State of Flor-
for, coming winter. home and farm as the
Florida has
that that West not yet has been located there.
ference College
It is estimated that He "Florida is
100,000 extra ida can show. says
into existence Where all
come can we
travelers will, be drawn to Florida all the best place in ,the world tc .live i if About the middle of July the conversion -
have been living this time ? I have --
next winter jointly by the exhibitionand one hasn't much and is happy." \P. of palmetto leaves, roots and
been here f and I
the cheap fares. fifty years! am sure Leesburg, Lake county. Fla. stalks into brushes, mops, etc., will
West Florida ,was here when I came .
commence at the new palmetto factory,
Third, The railroad
companies from Georgia half a century and
ago ; State News. foot of Washington street, Jackson-
North will do their to
part augment Middle Florida had "a local habita-
West breathes free. ville. The building is two stories high,
Key
Florida' travel by providing the inducements -
tion and a name" at that remote period. constructed

'of low rates, short time and There were rich men in those days Crops all over Polk county are substantially 100x50 feet., containing This will

solid trains instead of single cars. A who shipped vastly more cotton thanis good. large rooms
furnish employment to many poor
solid train will start from Jersey City done now. They were not fruit

j at 9 a. m., arriving at, Jacksonville growers to any great extent, nor truck The crops at Newport are looking people.In .

about'noon the following day. It will farmers at all. It is doubtful if men splendid. Marian county farmers are about

consist of parlor sleeping cars so con- who understand farming,and who have There is a demand for more housesat through laying by their corn, and are

nected that a lady can pass from end much capital in that way, will ever I Longwood. needing rain. There will be more

of the train to the other without feel- withdraw from the useful field celebra- corn made in our section this yearifnot
cropsto Sanford is to have a large
; the outside air. These trains injured by drought-than have
ing in fruit and trucking to
engage any tion on the 4th.
cal ed "vestibule" trains, will be provided material extent. The field are been for several years past. Oats and
crops
f with every imaginable luxury, safe'and there is less risk in marketing This will be the busiest summer rye have been above an average in

including dining-room, barber shop, them. Cotton may be low in known in Tampa. yield ; peas, pinders and "goobers:are

1 and even bath-room ; and it, is ex- price, but the home supplies do not The orange trees around Emporiaare nearly double in acreage to previous

pected that eventually' the time in necessarily depend upon, thee cotton just booming. years. Melons\ are ripening.

transit will be reduced to twentyfourhours crop. Men of small means in this sec Four years ago, with the exception
Garden "sass" of all kinds abund-
or an average, of thirty-six tion may supplement the field crops of one or two men, no one grew either
') miles an hour. with fruit when transportation shall ant at Hillsborough. the Peen-To or Honey peach. Now

Fourth. The capitalists interestedin be furnished at living rates. Such Kissimmee offers good inducementsfor they can be found on almost any man's

effecting these changes are so iden- statements are unjust and injurious to a canning factory. place, and they are plentiful on our

tified with Florida interests that they the largest and by far the most,desirable The editor of the DeLeon Springs streets. Not,longer than three years

will work not only to perfect the facil- sections of the State. Men\ haveno Courier carries brick in his hat. ago it WPS generally thought that

ities of reaching the State, but:to pro- right to make such assertions they a peaches would not do well here, but

vide all possible attractions inside cannot vouch for. It is not right to The lumber trade is lively this sum- experience has proved otherwise, and

Florida,. rtul' t tit complete the internal ignore any portion 'of it as they do. mer at Melbourne\ Indian River.T. so it will be with numbers of other

.railway"8\-i-u.. a a means of further Let them say East and South Florida J Ji, Perry, of Fort McCoy, real- fruits. We have a State adapted to

developm. M sand ; Middle and West are of differ- ized over $200 per acre for his, cukes. the cultivation of more fruits, all things

The 1 C:l *,.i j :ur season! promises to ent stuffs. I don't like to call peopleto considered, than any State, and each

be one of magnificent opportunities for order, if I had the right to do so, Leesburg rejoices in muskmelonsand succeeding year more fully demon- -

Florida, and it is to be hoped that all but I cannot be still and see all Flor- peaches, with no sickness to speakof. strates this fact.-Sumter County Timu.

parties in the State, without regard to ida judged by a fraction of it, when ,

section, will work together, believingthat that fraction is the poorest land within The Sumterville Times reports crops To sell our Rubber Stamps. .

the good of one is the good of all. her borders.T. B. C\, in Florida in that section generally, in a good IT PAYS I CHANDLER io.

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infallible remedy. One will naturally this country though being a standard The egg shell is porous, and any

Poultry and R.pieFf.Blaok smile at this, but it is'true, nevertheless. breed. In England where"their mer- filth on it very soon affects the meat.

its are well known they are steadilyand Eggs should be cleaned as soon

I had a, very :valuable pup, just deservedly coming to the front. as gathered, if at all soiled, and

and,White Minorcas. about grown, that was down with Some forty years ago they were those to be put up for winter shouldbe
-
-My:"idea' of a true Black Minorca, staggers' and 'from all appearances, brought from Xeres de la Trontera in eggs which have been gathered ''as

writes Henry Abbott, Hingham, Nor- seemed in a fair way'of entering dog Andalusia to England, and soon established 1. soon as laid.

folk,-England, is that the',male be'as heaven." A country lad came along themselves as the leading The proper way to feed corn to

large as possible,andsquare inbody with' and told me that he had cured several egg producers of the country. young chickens is to give it in a
bad, with Tutt's Pills. I Some of .the early Andalusians were
bright lustrous plumage, well up on very cases : crushed or cracked condition. It may

legs, ,which should be black} or ':very did not have the pills, but had a vial i blue, some white, some black, and be fed to them dry or it may be
'
dark".blue, and plenty of.thigh ; erect, of bile beans." I cut off little chunksof others specked. Blue became the scalded to advantage. It should always -

evenly serrated_ ,comb thick at base, fat bacon and split each piece witha favorite color, and by constant selection be given the fowls fresh, how-

reaching well to back of head ; bright knife and inserted a bean be- of the ,desired shade they now ever, as, if mixed with water or any

id."f ce with smooth, ,almond, shapedlobes tween, taking'four for a dose. In six breed tolerably true, or at least a other liquid it quickly grows musty or
hours the beans had had an effect, large percentage of the chicks will
used.
if
as! large l ..as, J possible, with long l sour, not
pendulous ;wattles, tail well carried the dog began showing improvement, come with the desired color. To their For mix meal and
ducklings corn
back. The above applies.to the {females when in a few days he was as well value as a laying and non-sitting bran and make into mush
and frisky as ever. breed it is added that they are hardy, equal 'parts,
with the that'thelat-
exception milk. If milk is
and feed this in not
. terV combs fall'nicely over the'side'of Daj before yesterday was very hot much more so than the W. F. B.

the head, not falling down the side of and the pup" and his dam, also a Spanish, the chicks vieing with Leg- to be had, put in the some mush.ground;; Clear meat raw or

valuable dog, followed, as usual, horn for quick and precocious development cracklings ,
very
the'face so as to''prevent the sight of meal mixed with water is not a
the buggy to the village. They both and that their beauty as an corn
The of
the eye' average weight one Until the
fit feed for ducklings. past
year old 'cocks is from six pound to i took staggers, and seemed very much ornamental fowl can hardly be sur they should have no
downy stage
and half hens five :affected, barely getting home duringthe passed.
eight one pounds ; swim in. Give them all they
water to
I noticed that cool of the night time. I gave The color of the plumage should bea
pound to seven pounds. drink. Put and sandin
gravel
breeder whose them each four bile beans and theyare rich blue slate, laced in every want to
one authority you gave, the bottom of the water vessel.
showing rapid improvement.E. feather with a deeper shade of color <
-
had a few ,hens ,seven pound, to nine ;
and one fourth pounds each. I do not' M. GRAHAM. tho underparts should he blue, witha I

forone, moment .dispute, that ,he has LATER. sheen of metallic purple or green. XECTUKEON "

Minorca,hens seven, pounds each, but This morning both my dog are sit- The head is large and deep ; comb Rats.l <

am sorry to say I cannot believe he ting up and are getting well.)] E. M. G.Chicken large and single, (though medium Rough on 1 :

has apure Minorca hen nine and one _.H size is preferable) perfectly straight i! t

fourth pounds. I,think, as Mr. Hen- Feed. and upright, deeply aerated and in

nati,does, that;Minorca\ hen 8J lb., is Buckwheat is fattening. Feed color brilliant rtd ; ear lobes pure tiUC

just as'ridiculous" as'sa"wdust'and down I' sparingly and no better egg-;roduc- white, smooth and flat; face red, free

is for chickens. My\ first and specialhen ingffood can be found. from white and bare of feathers,

at Bridgewater 1886, :is about as Wheat is acknowledged to be one wings long and well carried up ; tail Y .
of the best egg-producing foods. carried high legs dark leaden blue -
large a ?Minorca, hen as I ever saw, ; ,
father. Shun it.
and she is only good weight of seven Oats come next to wheat. and carriage upright and strutting. This Avoid Ja anything what killed containing your poor_it throughout '

po'urid.-she: is in, fair condition, and Corn is fattening. Excellent for a The general color of the hen is the to future its useful'(U ROUGITNESS.)careers. We*older heads object

first night food. Corn should be the feed same as that on the cock. Her combis special
laying regularly, my' prize Crystal DONTFOOLSyM?
for setting hens. It keeps a con large and should rise from its
Palace. pullet being nearly 6 f lb. up up efforts with insect powder,borax or,
These weights were taken after twelvehours tinual heat in the body of the hen. base, make a fold to one side and then what not,used at random all over

fast. Rye makes a good occasional food, fall over arching to the other in a the RoachesWater-bugs house to get rid of, DLL DCCTI I LL\C\< ,

and gives life to the stock. graceful For two or three nights sprinkle/
The above remarks Blacks sxrrep.For '
on apply "ROUGH ON RATS" dry powder, in,
to Whites, only the latter' have white Ground tone and oyster shells form ----.. about and down the sink, drainpipe .
the FLORIDA DISPATCH.To First thing in the morning .
teaks and legs. Both varieties are egg shells. Always keep them handyfor Chickens Off.Nearly wash it all away down the sink,drain pipe,when
the fowls. Keep all the insects from garret to cellar will,disap.
very hardy and easily reared and are .pear. The secret is in the fact that wherever insects -
fair table' birds, the' whites Sand and gravel help the gizzardto every family keeps a few I. are hi the house,they must DflAOUCQ
average chew the food. hens enough to keep the house- drink during the night. tlUAuilCO
having'the advantage over, the Blacksin up just Clears out Rats,Mice,Bed-bugs, Flies, Beetles.-
this"respect minus the Beef scraps mixed with corn meal wife and the children busy "shooing"them ROUGH! ON RATS"is sold all around the world,
as they are
in clime,is the mosteztensivi advertised
black pinfeathers so unsightly on the mash and fed several times a week out of mischief-after the mis- and every has the largest sale of any artii of Its kindon

table I'fully endorse' 'Mr.\ Stafford's make a big increase in the egg supply. chief is done. The neatest way to the face of the SOp'OTAT

opinion',about fixing a definitite type Charcoal fed liberally in small lumps protect the flowers and the little kitchen 3UGSFor
Potato Bugs, Insects on Vines, |c.a tablespoonful -
their combs and from their is
them to
brightens gives
garden depredations
a '
of bird, so that exhibitors would then of the powder,well shakei. a keg of

be able'to know what sort of bird, to tonic. It is best to use charcoal made set posts with sharp, cone-shaped tops water syringe, ,and or whiSk applied broom.with Keep sprinkling it well] pot StIrred, spray up.

breed ,and send to shows. Whitefaces from burnt corn cobs, as wood char- around at suitable distances. At the 15c., 25c. and$1 Boxes. Agr.size.

in ,Minorcas ought certainly to coal is tasteless and not at all relishedby bottom nail on a ten inch board,aboveit QUCHOIIRATSCLEARS OUT-

the chickens. woven wire with two inch mesh BED BUGS
be a disqualification, and I for one, if put ,
I ;was judging; would condemn the I Milk put in the drink vessels, or two and a half to four feet wide. The FLIES.Roaches .

white faced at however given with corn meal scalded in a stiff hens will run around and stick their ants, water-bugs, moths rat..m1C0
: ones once, good i lac
sparrows,jaolr! rabtits: ,squirrels gophers ;
they might be in other respects.--.4mer- mass, is not only greatly relished, but heads through without once thinkingof

ican Poultry Journal. is very eggproducing.Sunflower flying over. No. 19 wire costs from

.-. seeds may be fed freely. twelve to twenty cents per yard, ac- 800,000 ACRES

For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. They promote laying and good health, cording tQ locality; and is very suita- ,

Staggers.In also produce a fine lustre to the plum- ble.

and are used by exhibitors. FLORIDA LANDS
age many
reply to question how to cure dogs "Jiggers."
Onions form an excellent substitutefor (
with staggers, we give the followingas : food. Watercress is also A correspondent, in speaking of
green Nassau, Duval
of
being,effectual. in case tried. Situated In the Counties
every highly relished by them. Its peppery) "Jigger" fleas, says, after trying all Columbia, Suwanee,Alachua,Lafayette Marion
Take a handful of the much despised Volusia,
Sumter Orange
taste makes it highly beneficial. the remedies he could hear of, he com- lIernandOi, Manatee and
maiden cane cut in pieces and boil
; Rusty nails or iron in the drinkingwater menced feeding sulphur liberally, in Monroe.
ten:,minutes in one sweet milk.
quart forms a strengthening tonic. soft feed, and put two or three dropsof
The dog will drink it, if you have to TOWN LOTSIn
Never feed meat raw. Cook it. carbolic acid in their drinking wa-

hold him/up'while doing so and in a A mash composed of potato parings,, ter and stirred it up well each day. the Towns of Kissimmee,Winter Haven,
few minutes he will
be cured.
Gordonville,Bartow,Auburndale, Lakeland,
GEO. HUTCHINSON. scraps of meat, vegetables and refuse In about two weeks he could not finda Seflner, Mango,Orient, Eagle Lake, llankell,
from the table, boiled all together and "jigger," and has not seen one on Kathleen, Ulchland, Dade City, Owensboroand
-Crescent City, Fla.,June 20,1887. Pemberton.A .
then mixed with corn meal, makes a the place since. Map and Descriptive Notes showing the
Forthe FLORIDA DISPATCH. location of these lands will be furnished on
,.In :issue of the 13th, inst. capital morning food, especially in the 4 application to the Land Department of, the,
your en- winter. Poultry when kept in large numbers South Florida Railroad Company. .
quiry is, made by John Y. Detwiller, *-.-. require careful watching by some
II
foraremedy for'' the "staggers" ''in Andalusians.The one acquainted with their ways. A GEO. Fox,

dogs: 'From my experience .i in three. Andalusian is comparatively a novice in poultry keeping should never Chief Clerk,. '

recent ,.cases, bile beans" proved an, a stranger to the poultry breeders oi commence in a large way. SANFOKD: ..l'LA.I. "
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For the FLORIDA California DISPATCH.Climate: HARDWARE; SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD.Central .

'" ( Standard Time.) ON AND AFTER MONDAY, :May ZJ, 1887, &30 a m,Trains
Our able L. H: Armstrong will leave and arrive as follows:
correspondent
SOUTH BOUND.' NORTH BOUND.Oo .
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St. Nicholas, Fla., in transmit- d....

the excellent article "';; o'dO -t0 Fo i go o' "'; 0 :lt0
; < ting on Marketing Z' Z Ax Z
x Z a az .= o ? kz = az AxgW
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-; Oranges, which appears in another GEO. L. MbCoNiHE ..!. g d .d -iZ STATIONS. 'm .a.d g.1 = d d
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column, says : a .... w w ,qCl2 c a w w w
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"We left bright Florida the 7th, AM: PH 'PH AM: AM Leave-Arrive M AM: AM PM: A M

I and since foot ashore have ...- ......- ...-... ....... ....... ...-'" _R. R. Wharf.. -...... ....... -...... .. .-
ever, setting (New Balldingiat( Old Stand.) o 8 40 4 40 5 00 10 20 4 40 .....Sanford ..... 115_. 8 20 100 5 35 3 45
J had a strong, chilly, disagreeable east 3 850 448 518 1032(455( .......Belair....... 112 150 8081248' 518 333
4 .....: ... ...... _.?... ...... *Crystal I.ake. III ...... ___) ?.... ......
f wind, which, after five days, has 5 8 5h ...'. 5 23 ......_ _.... ?._..* Ben ts_..... 110 1 45 8 OJ ...._.} ...... ......
softened down to a thin coat temper- 40 & 42 West Bay,St., Jacksonville, Fl... 10 9 05 4 8 5 3-1 10 57 5 25 ....Longwood_ 105. 1J 7 5012 :r1 4 58 310
13 913 5,04 540 11'07 5 43 ...Altamonte.. 102 1 20\7\ 3112 301 430 258
'f' ature. I know of nothing to compare 14 918 5'07 5 45 11 131 5 55 ......_Mayo_...... 101 1 3012 261 4 ID 2 60
t it with the disagreeable 15 9 22 5 ]01 550 1125 610 ..._Maitland_... 100 1 15 7 2512 23 415 245
except, stonger, more 18 9 30 518 5 58 1140: 6 30 _WInter Park.. 97 107( 7151215 4 00 2 35

1 J. trade winds from the Pacific ID ...... .. ...1 ...... .. *Wilcox,95 ...... .
22 945 5 3(1 615 12 30 :;:: 7.001202 310 215
f that prevails in San Francisco from Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves"and Tinware,_ .. .. :.. :::::: 8ft :::::: fx111 .. ..:: _
April to October with slight intermis- 26 955 5381 625 1243 74.1) ....Jessamine.... 891 40 63711 49 300 1,62
j Housefurnishing Goods Granite 'and 21 9 58 .. ...+ ...... ...... ...... .*Pine Castle... 8812 37 ...._...... ...... ......
sions. In the Sacramento 'and San Agate Ware, Sash, Doors, Blinds 30 10 05 5 45\ G 35 12 55 8 00 ?Big Cypress... 3512 30 6 251142 2.f8 140
the heat is furnace Oils, Agricultural Implements, 34 10 15 5 571 6 50 AMl3 8 15 ....McKinnon... S)2 20 6 131132 PM 2 32 1 2.S
Joaquin Valleys Iron 40 10 30f6 251 7 0.5 6 00 130 8 55 ...Kissimmee... 75 6 001120 9 05 215 105
like.- The most perfect climate I and SteelRope,Belting, 44 10 40 63a PM 610 Pl\1 .! ._*Capmbells... 71 t1210) A 11 1105 850 P M 1240
Hose and Packing, Pumps, 52 1058 652 630 9 40 .*Lake LockeN 631125 1044 825 1208
found was in the Yosemite Valley in Steam and Water Pipe 57 11 15 7 0'2 6 42 10 02' :....Davenport.... 5811 15 10 32 810 1150
July. ,The floor of the valley is 4,000 and Fittings, Four 61 1175 710 6 52 .1017 Haines City. 511105 1022 755 II 35
68 11 42 7 24 710 1105 Bartow June.. 47 10 53 JO 07 7 35 11 10
feet high. Climbing 3,000 to 4,000 feet Steel Galvanized 72 1153 7 31 720 11 25 !?.burndale.. 4310 40 9 54 1 05 10 50
to the several of interest Fence Wire, 77 1203 7 3S 7 03 11 40 I...tFitzhugbs... 3810 28 9 44 650 10 35
points did Mantels 83 1218 7 52 18 05 12 30 ....Lakeland.... 321015 9 30 i6 32 1010
not seem to make difference in the 93 12 43 812 83:') 1 20 ....Plant City.... 71 9 53 9 05 545 9 25
any Grates, 98 12 1)3 ...... 8 50 ...... ......_*Cork_...... 17 9 38 ...... 5 25 ......
delightful temperature. There is a Etc.Agent. 103 1 12 8 32 9 05 2 05 .......Se1fner....... 12 9 Z1 8 35 5 08 8 40
;" wonderful charm in the air and 105 1 8 38 922 2 15 .......Mango...... 10 922 820 500 807
109 120 ...... 9 33 ...... ....?..Orlent...... 6 915 ...... 4 48 .?...
mountains a hundred miles distant are 115 135 900 950 255 Ar Tampa Lv 01 900 800 430 730
PM PM Al'rl PM t, AM PM: PM PM
: ,: plainly visible. The only inconvenience I
*Flag Stations. Trains No. 3 and 6 leave from and arrive at J.,T.& K. W. Depot. No. 3,
/I experienced was from the low For and 6 Dally. Nos. 1,2.4,5,7.8, 9, 10,Z1 and 28, Daily except Sunday. Train No. 6 will stop
I and walking in those only at Plant City, Lakeland, Bartow Junction, Kissimmee and Orlando. Nos.2 and 3 stopat
pressure, upper Kissimmee for Lunch. No. stops at Lakeland for Breakfast. No. 8 stops at Lakelandfor
altitudes, except very slowly, caused Orange Lightning PowdertFarmers'Frlcnd Supper.
respiration three times faster than and Boss Plows, Dangler 011 Stoves, Trough Tickets.sold at all regular stations for all points North, East and West. Baggage
checked through.Pcmbertou
Perry & Co's Celebrated Stoves and
normal. that the DISPATCHis
Hoping Ranges, Southern (St. Louis) White Ferry Branch.-S.F. R.R.

prospering as it merits, I remain Lead, Masnry's Pure Colors in 011, Sou h Bound North Bound. Sanford and Indian Hive Railroad.

Very truly, yours, Masury's Railroad & Liquid Read Down. Read Up.

L. H. ARMSTRONG. Pal'Dts, Fairbanks, m F'st Ac. F'st Ac. m Dally except Sunday.
Standard Scales. =" 1\1'1. &Ft STATIONS. 1\1'1 &Ft =-
t <-- 19. 21. 20. 22. :a South Bound. North Bound.
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: -- -- Read Dowd. Read Up.
&-Tin Roofing, Sheet Iron Copper and Tin P.M. A.M A.M P.H. .
The Tap Root. Work to order.PIANOS o 5.00 7.00 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.50 4.5057 Pas. Pal.&Ft !
1 5.04 7.05 ....._...FItzgerald. ..... 9.45 4.4556 &Ft STATIONS. ::-'
Whilst reading Miss Harcourt's 3 5.10 ....- ....._..... *Orl01e .... ._. 9.40 ...... 54 I 25. 24. )t
6 ..._ .. ..*Bay City.. .... ..... ...._ 51 -- -- -
treatise on the Florida Fruits, I was ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS 10 5.25. 7.35 ............ *hlacon....... 9.ZJ: i.15 47 .. .... p.m a.m .. ._.
o :.... 5.60 Iv..8antord......._ar 8.00 ..:.._ 19
12 5.35 7.43 .........Owensboro........ 9.15 4.(11 45 ?
rather astonished at coming across 3... 6.0.3 ...... Fort Reed........ 7.42 ..._ 15
16 5.50 8.08 .........Dade City......... 9.00 3.50 41 ? ?
s this statement: "the tap root of all Genuine Bargains. 23 6.10 8.45 .........Richland ........ 8.42 3.18 34 5... 6.JO ....... ....Rutledge._...... 7.32 ._....13
6.30 9.5 ...._*Teddervilte_. 8.22 ... 6.20.Clydes.. . .. 7.20 _.._ 11
trees are sort lived ; they die and decay 321 6.45 9.40 ......._Kathleen........ 8.10 2.4025 2.20 20 I 12 .......1 6.35........_*C1lfton...._..._ 7.03...... 6
I 6.50 9.52.......*Grifiin's Mill....... 8.0.1 2.0817 13..E 6.43 .. ..*Tuskawllla. .. 6.55...... 5
as the lateral roots grow large and In South 43 401, T.20 10.30..Lakeland.. .......... 7.5.5 1.5514 17 ....... 7.07 ..,..?....Oviedo........... 6.40 _..? 1
Being Sole Agents the for \ \
19 .......7.15 ar..I.ake Charm..1v 6.2D ._ 0
Now Mr.
strong. Editor, can youor .IIaskell............ 7.30 1.00 6 ?
some of your readers kindly informme CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA- 57 8.00t11.20Arrlye..Bartow, _L ve 7.151240 0 ,
THUSHEK, BENT & ARION liartow Ilrancli.-Daily. No. 8-At Lakeland with train for Bartow,
if this is really the case ; as up to I at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow.No. .
South Bound. North Bound. 11-At Bartow Junction with train from
the I have been
present always taughtto
PIANOS Pas. Pas. Pas. Pas. Tampa; at Bartow with train from Pemberton -
think otherwise. I dont quite ; No. &Ft =- I'ATIONS.&Ft: No. Ferry, and Florida Southern Railway for
know, what is 11. 13. :a 12. 14.A Pnnta Gorda.
meant short lived but
by -- No. 12-At Bartow Junction with train for
r I certainly have seen trees that must ORGANS M P. M Lv Ar A M. P.X. Sanford. -
7.40 0 17 7.10 No. 13-At Bartow Junction with train from
have been considerably over a hundred u.m5 7.55 5 WinterHvn 1210'25 655 Tampa.No. -

'old whose roots far 8.12 9..Eagle. Lake 810.051 6.3.5 .14-At Bartow with Florida Southern
tap as
years as one \
Junction
12,35 5 train from Punta Gorda; at Bartow
could judge from the portion exposed MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE, 12.5518.40117 8.25112'G'rdonv1lle. !arBartowlv 0 9.30L 6.001 with train for Tampa.No. .
PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. 15-At Bartow Junction with trains
when the tree was blown down,showed CONNECTIONS.TRAIN from Tampa and Sanford at ,Bartow.with

: no sign of decay. A. A. No. 1-At Sanford with People's and Florida Southern Railway for Punta Gorda.
Everyone given benefit of our one price sys- DeBary-Baya Line Steamers from Jacksonville No. 16-At Bartow Junction with trains lor
, Gulf Hammock,Otter Creek,Fla.,June,1887. tem, and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy and J..T. k K. W. train from Titusvllle; Tampa and Kissimmee.No. .
terms of payment, and payment of freight as- at Bartow Junction with train for Bartow; 19-At Pemberton Ferry with Florida
: Tap roots in deep soils remain intact sumed by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R. or at Lakeland with train for Pemberton Ferry. Southern Railway train from Gainesville; at
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steamboat landing. No. 2-At Lakeland with train for Bartow; Lakeland with train for Kissimmee.No. .
t : ,as long as the trees retain their vi- at Bartow Junction with trains to and from -At Bartow with Florida Southern
Bartow; at Sanford with People's and De Railway train from Punta Gorda: at Lake-
tality.-ED. DISPATCH. Bary-Baya Line Steamers for Jacksonville, land with train, for Tampa; at Pemberton
and J., T. & K.W. trains for Jacksonville and Ferry with Florida Southern Railway for
f" : VIOLINS GUITARS BANJOS AC- Titusville. r Gainesville and Palatka.No. .
r: Getting: Rid of Stumps. No.3-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through :: .21 -At Bartow with Florida Southern
Coaches without change between Jacksonville Railway: for Punta Gorda. "'
If t s. f The Scientfic American, gives the CORDEONSand and Tampa. Connects at Sanford withJ No.22-At Bartow with Florida Southern
,. T. & K. W. train from Titusvllle; at Bar- Railway train from Punta Gorda; at Lake
! ; following important information to tow Junction with train for Bartow; at Tam- land with train for Tampa.
all kinds of small instruments offered at on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays Connections are made at Tampa by the
d those who desire to get rid of stumps lowest prices. Send for our illustrated cata- pa with Steamer Margaret for Manatee River, Limited West India Fast Mail,both north
logue. and on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and south bound, with the elegant and com-
: on their farms: "In the autumn or with Plant Steamship Company's ships lor modious Fast Mail Steamships Mascotte and
: Key West and Havana. Whitney of the Plant Steamship Co.,to and
r early winter bore a hole one or two No. 6-Has Pullman Sleeper and Through from Key West and Havana,and with steamer -
Coaches without change from Tampa to Jack- Margaret for all points on ,Hillcborough
r inches in diameter, according to the Artist Materials sonville. Connects at Tampa on Tuesdays, and Tampa Bays and Manatee River
Wednesdays and Saturdays with Steamer Passports can be applied for through any
girth of the stump, and about eight Picture Frames!, Margaret from Manatee River,and on Sun- Notary Public,and Notary's certificate that
days, Tuesdays and Fridays with Plant uch application has been made when vised
inches deep. Put into it one or twoounces Fine Pictures, Steamship Company's ships for Havana and by the Spanish Consul at Key West,will' an-
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Fancy Good, Key West, swer the purpose of a Passport.
of fill the hole with -
saltpetre, No. At Lakelana with train for Pemberton W. MCCOY,
t' Albums! Stationery.We Ferry. Gen. Freight&Ticket Agent.
water, and plug it close. In the ensu-

ing sprg take out the plug, and pour can save_you money in anything in
Music, Art or Fancy Goods. Write us for '
in about a gill of kerosene oil and ig- price PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS I ,

nite it. The stump will smoulder,

away to the very extremity of the FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,

without blazing leaving nothing
roots
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LUDDEN & BATES S. M.H PHILADELPHIA.
but ashes. Somebody try it and report ,
Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without.ice).

SAVANNAH, GA. Reference: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,for every shipment closed'out that week.



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BATES OF PASSAGE, I
'Order all your freight from New York, Philadelphia and Bol I-
JACKSONVILLE TO'NEW,'YOUK-: j ,.,. tun via Mallory S.8.Line I irom. Pier Ko.21 East River,NewYorkALWAYS
Direct connection at Fernandina with F.K. &N..
THE LOWEST. :
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Tbe magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from
KEBNANlJNA,FLA., for NEW YORK,every Thursday even- This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians, the Traveling Public
ing alter arrival of 4:30: train from J' ksonville, and evenin und hlplle oi Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key, Ocalo, Leesburg,Tavares, Orlando and only l Direct Line tkehew. York." .
South Florida points.. Through Ti information secured in advance at

CITY OF SAN ANTONIO......................._......Thursday.June 2 principal points in Florida. Staterooms reserved from Jacksonville -
STATE OF TEXAS....._.............._................_Thursday,June !q or Fernandina office.
CITY,OF SAN ANTONIO..................._......-Thursday,June 16) ..Trains leave F. R. &N. Co's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
STATE OF TEXAS.........................................Thursday June 23 street Jacksonville, at 8.30 a m and 4.30pmon sailing days,
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO.................... ._.....Thursday June 30 landing passengers on Steamship's wharf, loot of Centre St.,
STATE OF TEXAS...........__..............._.......Thursday.,July 7 Every attention possible is extended passengers going Fernandina..
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO...... .......................Thursday, ,July H by this line. The table is supplied with the best the ...For Tickets and State-rooms and further information,
NewYork apply to,
and Florida markets afford. -

R..W. SOUTHWICK, Agent, Fernandina, Fla. A..H.CRJPPEN, Gen'l Travling Agent J. M. CUTLER, Pass. Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,FlaT" .
C. H. MALLORY A iO.:. General Agents,Pier 20 East RIver,foot Fulton street,New York City..




SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND WESTERN RAILWAYAND




-The P1orl.d..a: D1sspateh Line:
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With the


1 !The Great Fast Express r'jtghtectiOnBSystem' of the South. i


latka Tha and attention of shippers is directed to the Plant 8. S. Line between Havana, Key West and Tampa, and People's Line of Steamers between Sanford, Pa-
Jacksonville.
Savannah South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F. & W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville, River Junction and Savannah -
and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah, Philadelphia Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest. Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following unparalleled connection t

NORTH BOUND.
SOUTH BOUND.
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah. Double daily fast freight service from all points North and West via Albany,Jesup and Savannah
Dally fast freight aU rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville, Calla-
and Coast points, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and han and Live Oak. .
Washington
Providence. Tri-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company, sailing from
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savan- New York (New Pier 35, North. River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur-
nah Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. days.
Twice week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation leav- fort Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leave Boston every Thursday
ing_Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. Company, Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight train
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship for all points in Florida. Only direct line froI,. New England to the South.
Company, leaving
Savannah From via Ocean Co. from foi
every Thursday. Philadelphia Steamship ig Philadelphia every Saturday
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany leaving Savannah Savannah direct.
every Saturday. From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers per week
A..nlnvrlA.va for, Steamshi; ...... a re. t to .1.... from Baltimore for Savannah direct making close connection with S., F. & W. Ry for all
----q"--" .Y'" suJ ec' nge without notice. I -
South.
to any The agents Florida or. Dispatch the above Line lines Is,or the to quickest and best fast freight route from all points North,points East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates, stencils and shipping receipts aoplj
WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Savannah, Ga.
I D. OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. I
H. M. SCHLEY,Trav. Agent Galne'.lle. w. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Fie.
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j. E. DRAYTON,Trav.Agent, Live Oak. J. H. STEPHENS,Agent, Jacksonville.



Music TEACHERS. FAIRVIEW NURSERIES 2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND

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Teacher of Piano; FOR SALE BYTHEFLORIllA
O. R.
THATCHER
Teachers of Organ; ,

Teachers Teachers of Theory of Choirs; ; Manager, SOUTH BAMAY COM?

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Teachers of music in Schools; San Mateo, Putnam County, Florida.The .
Teachers of all Instruments; .
SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF
Trainers of the Singing Voice;

Teachers of Classes; best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange,

Are all WELL AND FULLY provided for in the and other Citrus Fruits. Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
immense stock of Oliver Dltson & Co.,which
contains books Choice varieties of the Fig oi rscent Intro -
directly used in teaching and Lands in the State of Flor-
and 1,500 other music books all well compiledand duction. Consisting of the finest Orange,Farming, Vegetable Grazing
useful.. These are of their own publica ida. Prices $1.25 per acre and upwards, according to location.

tion,and they have, in addition, all the other The Cattley Guava,both the Red and Yel. For further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Palatka,F1a.
noted books of the world. Also, pieces of low.
Sheet Music almost without number. L. N. WILKIE W. P. COUPEK,
Teacher of Music who cannot visit their The Peach and Pear of the sorts best adaptedto ,
stores in Boston, New York or Philadelphia, the soil and climate of Florida. Chief Clerk and Cashier, Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner.
or that of Lyon &: Healy in Chicago, their
principal agents in the WEST, are cordially The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry
invited to call for and examine 8 Hart's Choice Bananas,Grapes, Pecans,etc. Braidentown Real Estate Agency.EDGAR .
books in any reputable music store,or to correspond ? \.
directly with OLIVER DITSON &Co. 43-Catalogue free on application. t
BOSTON. M. GRAHAM,
Lists and REFERENCES:-Crosby k Gowen San Mateo J.
catalogues cheerfully furnished to ;
Attorney at Law, Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace, t
the profession,and all inquiries as to music Hon. G. W. Lyle, San Mateo; *. J. Webb,
and music books answered,and musical advice Pal atk a. Hraidentown, manatee Co., Fla. t
given by their army of employees, many Will buy and sell all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years' residence in r
of whom are well trained singers,players and Manatee County. Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. AH"' a
composer Send to,or call on ORANGE TREES practicing Attorney and as County Judge for a number of years, I have had occasion to
OLIVER DITSON & CO., Boston.C. become familiar with many titles and the County Records. Having been continuously engaged .
,all these years, In the actual cultivation of the principal fruit and vegetable producta
.H. DITSON A Co.,887 Broadway, N. Y of this semi-tropical section gives me advantages in the selection of the various qualities or
FORSummer. lands suitable. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined and Deeds executed. Infoi-
matron furnished. Correspondence solicited.
NOTE.-Braidentown is situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River,about
thirty-five miles south ot Tampa. Has dally service by the elegant steamer Margaret. Ad.
jacent are the lovely Terra Cefa, Sarasota and Palma Sola Bays,teeming with all kInds offish
LOW COST HOUSESAND 'Planti clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are the most beautiful building ltE-sln
._ ng. the world, with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands where tropical frultsand,

HOW 'TO BUILD THEM. choice vegetables may be grown to perfection.'I__ _____ ;
80 cuts with specifications, estimates, and --
full description of desirable modern houses, 16 Years Established.WHOLESALE .

from profusely 4 rooms illustrating up, costing from detail$400 and to $5,000, <3rS.. PALMER: : : : = ";
every many
original ideas in regard decorating. Homes COMMISSION MERCHANT 1.:::;':\ :
adapted to all climates and classes"of people. Budded Trees of Choice Varieties "" "". ,
The latest best,and only cheap work of the SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY ; ,;;t\\
kind published in the world. Sent by mail .#
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York. >"fStr
post paid,upon receipt of 25 cents. Stamps *to IK Inches diameter, two year old buds. Ian Reade Street, New "
taken. Address .. Also Sour Seedlings all sizes. For sale cheap.A. Consignments solicited and Returns made- promptly. Stencils and Market Reports fear-. :. ':
nished on application.
BROOKLYN BUILDING ASSOCIATION, H. MANVILLE, REFERENCES-Chatham National Bank,Thurber,Whyland&Co., New YorK City; algf ,10'
Brooklyn, N. Y. Jacksonville, Fla. Banks and established Produce Merchants of New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and Boston "-; o//, .
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arC,10 eta.; both arts 20 eta. .-
Send rile or poetal not*. RALEWAY&JVIMTIqN0.
S3 to 55, HOURS NEW YORK, TtMM lessons are omplete.and are the same from
which students are taught at Haven's Colleges and which
BKTWKKIfamah. enable us to fit student for short Hand and Type-Writing )
foe positions In Three Month,time. The lesions are .
:
BOSTON solely the work of Mr.Curtis Hurt.ian be learned at home
II New York JT a child and cannot be obtained except at one of Haven's
p and Philadelphia Colleges. Iht Otrvtitm Observer, JBaUanarc, Md. says: SCHEDULE IN EFFECT MAY 1
2 S7.
ad Says AJTD "They are a great advance beyond fiber systems,making ,
ad the acquisition( of Short-Hand oomnantively easr." Address Standard Time,33 minutes; slower tban.J&ek-
either of : New YorL N.Y.; Philadelphia
DlsColleges sonvllle local.
to'70' PHILADELPHIA. ;'a; Chlcaro. ,0.; Win Frandsoo CaL
15 HOURS. .
From To
IMPROVCD AJrlve. LeaveRead
Read WEST down.
Ocean Steamship Company. aft CentS PA KAC No 10 Not No I No 9
Five Gallons of delicious, sparkling i 1145 a 730 p..JacksonviIJe..... 800a SOOp
temperance bererage. Strengthen** and pun- i 103 a 650 p.........Baldwin........... 8 41 a' 4 02 p
(Central or 90 Meridian Time) flee the blood. Ital purity and delicacy commend it 10(0a 628p...._..Macclenny....._ {902a) 431p
1 to alL Sold by druggists and storekeepers everywhere. 9 54 a 6 23 p...,..Glenht Mary_._ 907a 437p
F TO. H B a. e* e Rates : 93.1))a 6 C8 p.........Sanderson........ 9 23 a 455 P
Between Jacksonville and New York, 1st class S2L75; Intermediate $16.75; Fxcurslon 8&3.50; SAVANNAH FLORIDA AND'WEST'N {007) a 54,1) p........_uJustee_........941a 520p
Steerage$11.75. 8 33 a 619p....._Lake City.........1010a 600 P
Jacksonville and Boston, lt class SiS.W; Excursion $&13.50; Steerage 812. 0. ItA.HL.-WA."V 7 57 a 452p......_..Welborn.... ._.10a5a 64lp
THE-Magninoent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: 7 43 a 440.p..........Houston.........10 48 a 658 P
7 27 a 4 Z1 p.......? Live Oak..l0 58 a 7 80 P
FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. WAY CROSS SHORT LINE 610 a 400 p..Ellav111e......._.1128a 8 CJ8
f CITY OF SAVANNAH..... ..... ,............ .... .. ............Tuesday, June 28-11:30 a. m 6 01 a 32ttp....._..Madison.......... 1201 p 848p P
CITY OF AUGUSTACapt. ................... ..... Frlday.Jny fc30p.m '
TIME CARD IN EFFECT MAY IS, 1887. 5 21 a 25>p.........Greenville._......12&p 92>p
NAOOOCHEE l.'apL Kempton.......................................i3undayJuly 3- 4W:( ) p.m 5(05 a 237 r........._A ucillaN _......1248p 9 a p
' TALLAHASSEE, Capt. FIBber. ...,........;.............. Tuesday, July g-fcTOP-10 All Trains on this Road are run by Central 446 a 220 D ........_.Drl!lton.*......... 1 07 p 10 09 p
t CITY OF RAY"NNAH,rapt. F. Smith...:..........................Friday, July, R- HOO p. mOil Mandard Time.
Y OF AUGUSTA Capt. J. W. Catharine....... ................ Sunday July 10- 9:000. m Passenger Train will leave and arrive dally 515 a 250 ar..MontlceIo..ar) .. 135 p 10 35 p
NACOOCHEE Capt. Kemplon....... ........:.... ............... Tuesday, July 12-11:00 p.mTALLAHASSEE as follows: 4 20 a 155 lv..Montlcelio. lv...'"40 p 930pi07pl009p
Capt. Fisher.H."................................. Friday' July' 15- 1:30 m WEST INDIA FAST MAIL 4 46 a 220 p.Drln......_.
' CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. F. Smith............................ .RandayJulyl9-4n0pm Arrive Jacksonville....................._._.1200 n'n 4 22 a 2<"0 p...........Lloyd............ 145 P 1035 P .
t CITY OF AUGUSTA I pL.T. W. Catherine...!..............!....Toes-JayJuly 19- 4 30 p. m Leave Jacksonville................._...._ 7.0u a ID 4 05 a 130 p........_Chas res.-.N.. I 58 P 1049 P
NACOOCHEECapt.Kempton..................:..............:...... Friday July 22- 7:00 p. m Arrive Waycross.............................. 9:18 a m 330 a 10 p.......Tallahassee........ 2 27 p 11-50 p
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. "..her.........:..........;...................Sunday July 248:00 a.m Arrive Jt sup ...... ...............-............10:82: a m 225 a 1235 p.........Mldw y........... 254 P 1240
FROM: SAVANNAH TO BOSTON. Arrive Savannah.............................12:06: p m 140 a 12 09 I p....... .Qulncy ........321p 140a
Arrive Charleston............................ 5 00 p m 12 48 a 1150 p..... Mt. Pleasant_.... 341 280A
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge.................._.............._................. Thursday June 30, at fcOO p. m Arrive Richmond........................... 6:51 a m 1201 a II 25 p..River Junction... 4 M p p 88Qft
CITY OF KACON, Capt. W. Kelly_..._..........._......_._......N.'J hmrsday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m Arrive Washington........................11:30 a m .
3 UAfg OITY Capt. Hedge .....................__.__....._......._.._....Thursday, July 14.at 1-00 p.m Arrive Baltimore............_............_..12:40 p m SOUTH.
CITY OF MACON,Capt.W. Kelly ._............._......?.........Thursday July 23,at 7:00 a. m Arrive Philadelphia..............._......_ 3:10 m MAIN LINE
ATE CITY .Capt. Hedge....._............_.... _............_......._._Thursday,July 28, at 12tfO m Arrive New YorK................._......_. 5:60pm: No. 4. No. 8. No. 7. No. 3.
FOR PHILADELPHIA Pullman Bullet Cars to and from New York 10.15 a 4 05 p...... Fernandina ......1010 a 4.00 p
4. These Steamers do not carry Passengers..l] ana Tampa, via Jacksonville: and HaniorJ. ......... 241 p..Callahan..ll Z1 a ,...,..?

i DEH8OUG Capt. N. F. Howes.........._...__..........;.._....._.......Saturday July 2- 3:30 p. m NEW ORLEANS: IXPKE3 630a 230p..Jacksonville... 11 85 a 900p
JUNIATA, Capt.'! At kins................_.................._......_............Saturday* July 99.00 a. m Arrive Jacksonville..................._._.. 7:35 p m 515 a 141 p......... Baldwin .........1241 p 10 20 p
DOUG, Capt. N. F. Howe....._...._...................................Saturday July 16- 2:30 p. m Leave Jacksonville.............................. 1:00 a m 4 25 a 110 p....._..Highland........ I 10 p 1105( p
JTTNIATA. Capt.A.klns......._......................._......N..1............._....Saturday July 237:30 p. m Arrive Waycross................................ 9:18 a zo 4 08 a Ion( p..JLawtey.. 118 p 1124 p
DESSOt G, Capt.N. F. Howes.............:....._........................_ .....Saturday, July 80-- 2.-00p. m Arrive Thomasville ......._..........._._... 1:22 p m 3 45 a 12 45 p........._Btarke ?......... 132 p H 47 p
Arrive Balnbridge....._..... ..._.... 3:35 p m 3.05( a 12.115' p.........Waluo...._ ?. 1.55 p 12.25 a
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Arrive Chattahoochee........................ 4:04 p m 218 a 1144 p....... Campville ._... 217 p 100 a*
Oouneotlng with the Savannah Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) Arrive Pensacola via L. 4 N.R.R.Iu:10 p m 212 t a il 1 SI a...... Hawthorne. ,,,,,... 2 26 p 1'15 a.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by,no other line. Arrive Mobile via L.&N.R.R............ 2:15 a m 113 a 11 04 a........... CJ I fa ............ 255 p 202 a.
Through Tickets and BIDs of Lading Issued to principal points North,East and Northwest Arrive New Orleans viaL.A N.R.R.. 7:10 a m -- 10 23 a......Sliver Spring.... 3 36 p -
Tin Savannah. For further particulars apply to Pu Iman Buffet Cars to and from Waycrossand 1150 p 1010 a............Ocala........ 3 52 p 315 a'
HENRY YONGE, Agent, O. G. ANnFRSON, Agent, New Orleans vl* PensacoU and Mobile.A. 1100 p 9 43 a.Bellevlew: _.._. 4 20 p 4 00 a
Pier No.85 North River.New York. City Exchange Building, Savannah,. Ga. C. LINE EXPRESS. 10 20 p 918 a..Oxford........._ 4 41 p 435 a

RICHARuSON & BARNARD.Agent, Savannah Pier B..ston. Leave Jacksonville..........._................. 2:05 p m 1002 p 9(::8 a ....Wildwood........ 4 M p 4 53 a
W. L.JAMES, Agent, 18 8.Third Street,Iihiladel hia. 915 p 8 40 a........Leesbnrg......... 5 20 p 535 a
Leave Callahan...............................?.. 2:47: p m
J. D. HA8HAGEN Eastern Agent, Sav.,Florida 4,Western Ry. Co., 261 Broadway.Y. Arrive Waycross................................. 4:40 p m 9 00 p 8;31 a....._.. Eldorado......... 5 29 p 6 50 a
For information and Tickets apply to Arrive avannah............................... 7:58 p m : 8 30 p 815 a..Tavares.......... 5 45 p 615 a
!!..J.(.SORREL. Gen.Manager.. H. R. CHRISTIAN. Soliciting Agent. Arrive Charleston ........._................ 135 a m 7 10 p 6 55 a.........Orlando ...._.. 7 06 p 815 a ..

Arrive Wilmington............................. :30am Cedar Key Division.
X. X.I/ENOLE. e W. A. DELI. Anive Weldon .................................... 2:15 p m ,
Arrive Richmond .............................. 6:00 p m 10.15 a 4.0i p..ernandlna.O.lrl a 4.00 p
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. Arrive Washington I ............................11:00 p m -- 2.17 p.........Callahnn...?...11.27 a ..-
Arrive New York..........:..................... 6:50 a m 6.30 a 2.30 p......Jacksonville......11..35 a 9.00 p
r' Safe Deposit SnTe. Pul'manBuffet Sleeping Cars from Jack- 5 30 a 1.45 p.........Baldwin...?.....12.4.1! p 10.20 p
Open Dally (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted)., Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m sonville to New York. 4.25. a 1240 p........Hf hland........ 1 32 p 11.05 p
Safe Deposit hours 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. :EAST FLORIDA EXPRESS. 4. 8 a 12.20 p.....?. ...Lawiey........ t..,.. p 11.2P'

Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes for Rent $10 $15 and $20 Year. Arrive Jacksonville .......................... 9:45: a m- 3.43 a 11W) a..........Pfarkft........... 2..1 p 11.47 p
per Leave Jacksonville..........................?. 4:15 p m 3 aa 1115 I a..._...... Waldo .._...... 2 O>p 6 30 a
DOUBLE COMBINATION AND TIME LOCKS.W. Leave Waycross .............................._ 7:20 p m I 103ip 1055 a..F irbankp....... 257 p 700()( a
l .- N. BAKER, Cashier HENRY A. L'ENGLE, JTIanRfrer. Leave Gainesville ..............._........_.... 3:45 p m 945p8'25p, 103.5 a..... .Gainesville........ 3 23 p 9 00 a
Leave Lake City.................._.. ........... 3:25: p m 9 45 a.........Arredondo........ 3 13: p 9 45 a
Leave Live Oak................................... 6:55: p m 730p: 9(Oil a........N Archer........ 4 15 p 11 (X)a
OUR FAVORITE FERTILIZERS. Leave Thomasville...........................10:55: p m 6\: } P ,,,8 30 a......... Bron on ....._.. 4 45 p 11 50 a
Arrive Albany........._.........?.............. 1:22: am 330p 615 a......_Cedar Key. 835p 2 SO p
Arrive Montgomery via Cen. R. R... 7:26 a m
FOR BOTH ORANGE TREES AND VEGETABLES.( Arrive Mobile via L. &N. R. R......_.. 2:10 p m Tampa Division.
Arrive New Orleans >la L. & N. R.R. 7:30 p m lu.15 a 4.1)5) p..f'ernandina.N..10.10
Arrive Nashville via L. & N. R. R.... 7:05 p m 2 41 ....... CaIJahan..ll.Z7 a 4.00 p
Arrive Louisville via L. & N.R;R..... 2:12 a ra p a --
6.30 2.30 .....
a Jacksonville ._li.35a 9.00
p.
SPECIALLY ADAPTED TO SANDY SOILS Arrive Cincinnati via L. & N. R. R... 6:30 a m 5.3it i a 1.43 p.........P ldwin........12.40 p 10.20)p p
Arrive St. Louis via L.&N. H.R......... 7:40 a m 3.(150.. ....._ '
120p ... .WaHo.......... 1..>1) p 12.25
: Pullman Buffet Cars; to and from Jacksonville 11.50)p 10.10 a.............Ocala......-_. 3.52p 3.}!)a
Supplying Not Only Plant Food, but Organic Hatter. and St.NashvilleJACKSONVILLE Louis via Thomasville, Montgomery 4.50 p 9.n.'J a........Wild wood........ 521)P 9:SO a

i / and 415p 8 31 a......PanasofTkee...... 546p 10 05 a
EXPRESS. -- 8 V a.......nmtervllle.... 556 p --
\ GUARANTEED ANALYSIS PER TON OF 2,000 POUNDS Arrive Jacksonville........................... 6:15am 3 08 p 752a.... a t.Catherine...... 6 a5 p 10 57 a
: Leave Jacksonville ........................... 5:05 p 250) p 7 40 a..Withlacoochee..... 6 45 p 1118 a
VEGETABLE MANURES: Leave Callaban....?.......?......_............. 5 fi5p ]m 218p 717 a...... Owensboro...... 7 08 p 11 57 p
r Arrive Waycross............................... 8:10 1 50 o.nade .
p m p tltv...... 7 25 '12 25
Ammonia............ .......... 4 per cent | Phosphoric Acid.................. 2}%per cent Arrive Jesup....................._................ 9:10 p m ? p p
Ar Sulphate Potash........... ....... 6 per cent Arrive Macon via E. T. V.A G. R. R3:45 a m
Jacksonville
Branch.
ORANGE TREE MANURES: Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. &G.R.R. 7:15 a m

Ammonia........................ 3%per cent I Sulphate Potash: ...............11 percent Arrive Pullman Chattanooga Buffet Cars and E.T. V.&: G. coachesto 1:25 p m 1015 a 5 a;>p..:...Fernandina...... 7 00 a 4 CO p
Phosphoric Acid............... 5 to 6 per cent I| Potash, actual................... 5Ji percent and from Jacksonville and passenger 94.a 5 25 p._..Hart's Road..... 722 a 4 29 p
Chattanooga. 9 14 0. 5 ro p.........Duval...?....... 7 46 a 503p
The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humus.-qf : SAVANNAH EXPRESS. 3 30 a 4 30)p.... Jacksonville..... 8 20 a 5 45 p

Arrive Jacksonville........ ....._......_.. 5:30 a m
f Arrive Gainesville ...........................10:30 a m St. Marks Branch.
NO MUCK NEED BE USED WITH THESE FERTILIZERS. Leave Jacksonville....._.................... 9:00: p m 12 16 p m ...._.._...T lIRhM8Ee: _...... R 30 a m
Leave Gainesville............................. 3:15 p mLeave 1157 a m .....NN..Bellair.N..N.N..N R 43 a m
TESTIMONIALS t Lake CIty.................._......._._ 3:25 p mLeave 10 FA am ......_......Waknlla..........._ 940am
Live Oak................................. 6:55 p m 10 30 a m ...._._... St. Marks ..........10 05 a m
I have used "Our Favorite Fertilizers upon Orange Trees Roses and Garden Plants Arrive Waycross.................. ............11:45 p m
and I do not want anything better. Arrive Albany via B.& W. R. R........ 5f0 a m ("a"means a.m.time. Mp"means p.m.time.)
HENRY G. HUBBARD, Crescent City, Fla.excellent Arrive Mil coiia Central R. R......... 9:10a m Rt. Marks' Branch trains run Tuesday
I tried your Fertilizers on Onions Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider It an Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R....... 1:05 p m Thursday and Saturday only.
i and cheap Fertilizer which will greatly improve the land, and Is not simply a Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A.R.R. 7:<5 p m Leaving time IB given in every cam except
stimulant. Arrive Savannah...........-.............. 6:10ain where arriving time In named.
H. LEGLER, Haskell Fla. Arrive Charleston.. ..................11:40 a m Trains 1 and 2.7 and 8,9 and 10, and trainson
Pullman Bullet Cars and p&88tngercoaches Jacksonville Branch run daily..
Jacksonville to Chattanooga. Trains and
dally except Sunday.
PRIQE9 PER TONI Pnllmnn Meerlni? Gars to and from Jacksonville Trains 1 and 2 have Pullman Palace SleepIne -

t:.Orange Tree Manure. ............ sacks f24 Vegetable Manure ..............In sacks |17 00 Gains ville and Savannab. Cars to and from New Orleans
,, ...i .i : ............ln bble. 25 001+| *' ...... .........in bbls. 1800()() Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail Trains 3 and 4 have through Pullman Reclining -
',: and teall'ship connections, and baggage Chair and Sleeping! Cars to and from
{ checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berths Orlando.
: TERMS' STRICTLY CASH. and sections secured at the Company's Office Trains and 10 have through sleeping cart
in Astor's building 82 Bay street,and at Passenger to and from DeKnnlak. Springs.
;. Station, and on board People's Line For maps rates,etc., apply to Company's
'f Steamers H.B. Plant and Chattahoochee and Agents,or write to
CEO. HUTCHINSON DeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson A. MACDONELL,
TiUe. WM. P. HAKDEK, Gen.Pans. A Ticket A tent
: '; Crescent City Florida. Oeneral Paraenger Agent. D.E. MAXWELL,Gen.Snpt.
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From JACKSONVILLE........... .........-..,....................Every TAURSDAY.
t From FERNANDINA............-..........:...................... ....Every, SUNDAY.In .

The, Finest and Best Poultry Journal ID the connection with FLORIDA RA.ILWAY.AND NAVIGATION COMPANY.

: World. Ii Front Jacksonville.

t CHKROKEE (New)....... ...;............"'..........it'............ Thursday,'July 7,at 5:30 a m
Issued on the First of Each Month. SKMINOLENew: ( ) .......:........................ ...........;....Thursday July H,at 11:00 a m
,) CHEROKEE(New).......<......................,..................Thursday,July 21,at 4:30am
"I SEMINOLENew( )...... .:........... ......................Thursday..July 23at100am
30 Paces and Cover, at Onljf 91 per Year ; These Steamers touch at Fernandina north bound and sail on arrival or Jacksonville aiter- f

.. Sample Copies, 0 cents. '':' ,Geo. S. Hacker & Son, noon train. From :Fernandina. ;

Address I Every Sunday afternoon, on arrival of the Florida Railway and Navigation Co's trains.
XAHUrACTUBKB OF Stjambhlp YEMABSEE :................. ...................... .:.....SundayJuly 3 pm t
C. WARD, II DELAWARE.........................>......:............,!.....'.Sunday,July IV,pm
DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDINGAnd YEMASSEE_................... ...........................'....Sunday,July 17. pm
113 Adams Street. Chicago,111. DELAWARE............................. .....:................Sunday,July 2J,p m
Material. ,Y MASSEE.....................................................Sunday.July 31,p m
We will send the, American Poultry Jour- aOftlce Building Steamers are appointed to sail from Pier 29, E. R.,New York, every TUESDAY and FBI
nal and the Florida'D'spatrh for one. year. to and Warerooms, King op. Cannon St. DAY,at 3 p. m. ,Tuesdays'ships for Fernandina and Fridays' ships for Jacksonville.

any address on receipt of$2.2J.; Charleston 8. C. The Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line an unsurpassed. Every attention
; will be given business entrusted to the Line. Direct all shipments rom New York,via

Nurseries of Lake Weir Co. CLYDE'S For further FLORIDA'LINE information apply, Pier 29,East Kiver.

100,000 Orange,and Lemon, Trees, CLARENCE WAGNER,Agent J..A. LESLIE,Agent,
Our trees are very thrifty,three and four PINH-APPLH ELIPSI Fernandina, Fit Jacksonville,Fla. I.,
year old stock,"to 1inch diameter,with 88 Bay St.,cor.Hogan. '.J"
one year,old buds. Nurseries easily accessible THEO.'G. EOER, Traffic Manager, WM. P. CLYDE & CO.. Gen.Agents -
to Florida Southern Railroad.' Send for 3*Broadway,N. Y. .. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,35 Broadway, N.Y. l
Catalogues.' 'Address Red Spanish or' Key Largo, Large, 118.50 w
E. B. FOSTER, Managerdeb.ly f
ppr.I.oooi; $115 per 10,000.)
South Lake Weir. Fia: Red Spanish or Key Largo,Small,$11.50 per ESTABLISHED 1H7S. ,
l/0095perl( ; 1"'<)00.) ..
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Porto Rico Rlrdseye,Sugar Loaf and Egyp- ,
Farmers' and Carls.If .
Wagons tian Queen,$1.25 per dozen; $7.50 per 100. GRAIN .GARDEN SEEDS :
Cavendish Banana Suckers, not :
you want a flrst-class Wagon or Can Eyes,$8 per 100. ANDFERTILIZERS _,
Cheap tor Cn.ht call on i Carefully racked and delivered at freight- r.'
IK. D.' ZAHM house free 0 I
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Terms, Cash with order. ,
Jacksonville,Fie.Office References-Wm. A. Bours, Tysen, Smith
WILLIAM: : : : : : A. SOURS
H. Berlack's Store,East Bay Stre 1 &Co. ,

Farm Wagons from............$35.00 to$12 W .JOHN,, B. BEACH, (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
Carts and Drays from............125.00 to 128.0 Indian,River Nurseries, SO West Bay Street Jacksonville, Fla.

Melbourne, Florida. handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in -

Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat
VILLA SITES, FRUIT ,

GROUND FEED;SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL, Etc.
LANDS
STATE AGENT FOR

45 111 YEAH. HUNTING DOGS I. E. Jygert & Co.'s Star Brand Fertilizers.Guaran'teed .

The Great Farm; Industrial and Stock Periodical Analysis. .
of the South It embraces in its con- ANDFANCY
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the Intelligent) ,progressive and sub Comprising ORANGE ,TREE and VEGETABLE
stantlallY successful farmers of this section; : POULTRY *
and as an advertising.medium for the Mer- ,FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE
chant,Manufacturer Stock-lla'ser' and Professional :: l
Man is abso\uteJy\ unequalled. Space A. or ADAMS 'tfURIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH,.
judkloutly employed in its columns Is alwuy* .,
remunerative. By recent purchase It now MANATEE, FLA., NITRATE SODA, KALNIT, ETC.
combines' : The Dixie Farmer, Atlanta Go.: -
the t1ltntaUon',Mont omery,Ala.; the KuralBun Notary Public and'Justice of the Peace. Prices on application. July 27 ttRev. .

Nashville, 1 1 enn.-; The Southern Farmers .

World* Monthly Atlanta, Ga.Savannah; the Phoenix Ga ;Agriculturist Southern- Has for sale one thousand acres of choice -:Lyman.: : : Phelps '"
and unites the 01 land on Manatee river, lu sight of Manatee, "
Marietta Ga
patrons
these with Itsown large list of subscribers.The Braindentown El lent on and Palmetto, ands SAN FORD. FLORIDA.- .,",
press and people all testify its great, manufacturers' agent for Wire frerclng, 8EXU3FORRESTER'S '1 '
merits as a medium for controlling Southern Poultiy Netting, Lime, Cement, Fertilizersnd ,/ .
trade. Subscription one year in advance, Plantation Supplies,Cracked Torn and CHEMICAL MANURES .
postage paid, $1.50., Sample s copies sent free. I. Ulce,Ora. ulated Lime,Rock and Hheli. Cattle PREPARED FOR ;;',
and Poultry teed ground to order in
Advertisements, perjlne,30c. we go to press and Plantation and Garden
the 25th of each month preceding our date. steam mill on premises.Has Oranges Trees and other' Fruits Crops,
Address also breeding kennels of acclimated SPECIFICALLY: PREPARED FOR EACH CROP.
THE CULTIVATOR PUBLISHING CO. Laverack and Irish Sttters, Irish Bull Ter- j
No used in the Manufacture of these Goods
Vermin-Feeding Compounds
P.O. Drawer, Atlanta,Ga.rraeUeai riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
Cat ch or Tiger Dogs (for wild ,hogs, bear and
,tramps). The highest grade goods are toe best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Many I
eARE VOU INTERESTED IN POULTRY 2 years' tests find them to be all that is claimed for them. References can be given but it u
OUR POULTRY YARDSare needless where goods are sn well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard
[ l'1111 .TRY) BOOK. }
100pp.Itnsrrav.- eolored plate well-stocked with freshly imported male
IIKB and d \ iptJonSOf E. birds which are mated with careiully selected 13'000 .A.ores
breeds; how to oapoalce; plans forpoultry .,, hens of each
our own raising variety being
r horses boat inciibnton' rf Ol the best quality heavy oak,hickory and cabbage hammock having miles of river and
t I lad where to bay KfX and Fowls.... allotted to separate enclosures in a forty-a ere bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially t' ,
fNetledtae l CentA.N.DVDBINS&-. orange grove. Eggs carefully packed in-bas- adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables.
= \tEl: ik'' kets at following prices: ..tt -
.: White Leghorns (Knapp's), Pit Games ;5TIlliiiliHii t''
((Heathwoods), Plymouth Rocks (Hawkins), p0e- msgo: ba a,mu
:ORO Game atams(Shouldings), Light Brahmas nb.c. mn o -a .J
(per Williams thirteen.), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,$1.t 0 :! 0:1 ANTHONY & YOUNG, ;.g"'a-oo.-= .aa '

I Claiborne and Cuban Games Sliver Bearded
J? S fc*W M T ju O ft m
and Crested Polish, W.F. Black Spanish,' Buff Real Estate &, Insur. Agents, o : j :
Cochins Golden Laced SeabrIghts and imperial -
-cCO o : 'tS ; oi
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d White White Crested Pekln Ducks Black,$1.50 Polands per,thirteen.Houdans, !c sx m". Palmetto, manatee Co., :Fla. :: p _o 0

f- Wyandottes(Prestons), Langshans (Crouds), t ooe..cr
Vr 1 Boneys Brown Leghorns,$2.00 per thirteen. 0 -eo r .
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Bronze and Seminole 'Turkeys, $3.00 per Town property improved and unimproved
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nine. In all the towns on the Manatee River. Beautiful river and ::" -
Booted Whle.Cuban: Carrier Pigeons,SL50 bay fronts. Pme salt water. Oysters, fish and clams. Lovely building sites
per pair. en mainland and Islands. Yachting unsurpassed. Correspondence. solicited.
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WILL BU1.THE BEST S A'Wi Well Curbing and Chimney Flues
Dun Looksmiths, and Stencil Cutters $Z00 ,
i t i Cheaper and Better,than Brick.FOUNDATIONBLOCKS.

_44 W. Forsyth St.,Op.St.Johns Hotel. MILL L '

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA : _
Ornamental,Cheap and Strong. No skilled labor required. ..
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