The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00089
 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: September 5, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002038464
oclc - 01386590
notis - AKM6254
lccn - sn 95026759
System ID: UF00055757:00089
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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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J., :, DaCosta, & Manville, :Proprietors. Jacksonville Fla., Monday, September 5, 1887. New Series: Vol. 7, No..36.Cuticura ;
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Stoves, I I Crockery, '
,A Tin-ware/: ,' China,
:rr fort ry f for"l) of >r'i,,. .. .. C./S L'ENGIJE"", Chandeliers. Architects and Civil Engineers, ".
Granite Iron-ware: V L8.mps- Plans,Specifications and Estimates for buildings
SKin> and Blood ANn of all kinds,Sanitary work.etc. ;
Oil Stoves
:- ; Burners, Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block, Bay St.. ,;
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Furnishings,. Freezers,
TORTURES OF A LIFETIME IN- Table Cutlery, Refrigerators, i;
relieved by a warm bath with Cu- Gate City Filters, ,
BOAP a real,Skin Beantlfier, and a Fire Dogs, GEO. L.
F application of CUTICURA, the great JACKSONVILLE.'>IT FLA. Dinner, Tea and McCoNiHE ;
FPIh Cure. Baskets and Wooden-ware : V Toilet.Sets.
repeated dally with two or three doses (New Building at Old Stand.)
AV:V RESOLVENT, the Mew' Blood Particular ntion Paid Mail .
to. Orders.
,to keep the blood cool,the perspira 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.
pure and unlrritatlng. the bowels open, ,
liver and kidneys active,will speedily, ROCKWELL & KINNE, I '

,tester,ringworm,psoriasis,lichen, Successors Nichols, Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale and Retail ., Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves and Tinware ..
,seal!head,d"nck11Ift. every spe- Housefurnlghing hoods, Granite and
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or.2ortnMng.disdItch; ealy : ;; Goods : ,: r" '-'ALe.Ware,.Saslv.Doors, Blinds;""-" ', }.
pimply diseases of the skin and scalp,
loss of hair when physicians and. all Oils, Sa4ll l lMy; '&wtf.Ammini; >4ion7E g- 'V ;' I OlIs6grioulturalImptements. .
.remedies fat!. Parties. town. or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any. Iron and SteelRopel3elting,
everywhere. Price, CUTICUBA, 51)c.; goods they may"need in our line. Prices lower than ever. ; Hose and'Packing,Pump, .'
,85o.;,RESOLVENT,$1. Prepared by the
DRUG- AND CHEMICAL- '.: Co., iioston 38 West Bay Street. Jacksonville, Fla.KSJMMEE Steam and Water Pipe .
and Fittings, FourSteelOalTaDlzed
8end for How to Cure Skin Diseases." .

blackheads, chapped and oily LAND AGENQY Fence Wire '
skin prevented by CUTICURA MEDICATED Mantels,.
SOAP.. ,
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m of the RlchestjLands o in the State. Perry & Go's Celebrated Stores and "
: Ranges,Southern (St. Louis)White .
V .Lead,JIaanr-'.Pure Colors in Oil,
Masury's, Railroad &.Liquid
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Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Gutters,, -
f$44 W. Forsyth St.,Op.St.Johns Hotel. '

I 49-Tln Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tin
Qunsmlthlng done in all Its branches. I II Work to-order. V
r I Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks,first-class Pine Land. for N!- M- ,
IRON SAFE WORK I range Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden' poses.,. -. ", h '., HUGHES' TONIC .
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PASSAGE Order all your freight from New York,Philadelphia and Bee*
ton via Mallory 8.8.Line from Pier No.21 East River,NewYorh

ALWAYS THE LOWEST. g Direct connection atFernandlna! P.R.&N.R: '.,
For Jacksonville and all interior points in the State.
,. The magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line trill sail from s .
FERN AN DIN,FLA.,for N EW YORK every Thins lay evening This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians,the Traveling Public
alter arrival of 4:30 train from" J. ksonvule, anl evenlnz and Shippers of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key,Ocalo,Leesburg,Tavares, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York. '
South Florida points. 49-Through Tickets and information secured in advance at
RIO GRANDE..N..N..NN......_..NN..N..NN/.Thursday,August 11 principal points in Florida. Staterooms reserved from Jack
STATE OF TEASN..N..N.NN __........,.Thursday,August 18.Thursday sonville or Fernandina office.43Trains .
RIO GRANDE-...._........... .:::..... ..-.-. ,August 25' leave F. R. &N. Co's Main Depot foot of Hogan
STATE OF'TEXAS-.:.___._.... .Thursday,Kepumber 1 street Jacksonville,at 8.30 a m and 4.30 p mon sailing days,
RIO GRANDE_.__._.__._..._.:..Thursday,September .8 landing passengers on Steamship's wharf foot of Centre St.,
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STATE OF TEXAS. .- -i hursday,September 15' attention is extended Fernandina.
..... ... ... ......_.. .... Every possible passengers going .
RIO GRANDE .. .Thursday,September 22 by this line. The table is supplied with the best the ..For Tickets and State-rooms and further information*
STATE OF Tr XAS.N.__.__..._J hursday,September 29, New. 'Y :rk and Florida markets afford. apply to ': .

R. W. SOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandina,Fla. A. H. CRIPPEN, Gen'l Travling Agent. 1 J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St.,Jacksonville,F.L!

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With the Magnificent Connections ,

The Great Fast Express Freight System of the South.

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

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,Jesnp and Savannah ..
to all points in Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Calla..
Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior han and Live Oak.
and Coast points,including New York, Boston, Philadelphia. Baltimore,'Washington and Trl-weekly service by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company sailing from
Providence.'N New York(New Pier 35,North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays Thursdays and Satur
York via the Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah days.
Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah Steamship Company's steamers leaveSavannah Boston every Thursday
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,leaving for Savannah direct,making! connection on the dock at with fast freight trains
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. Only direct line frou. New England to the South.
Weekly.connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company, leaving From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., 1g from Philadelphia every Saturday tOI"Savannah
every Thursday. Savannah direct.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany,leaving. Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners Transportation Co.,two steamers-'per week
every Saturday. from Baltimore for.Savannah direct making close connection with 8., F.& W. Ry for al>
8a1l1ng days for Steamships are subject to change without notice. points South. -
The Florida Dispatch Line ia the quickest and best fast freight route from all points North, East and West to Florida. For full particulars, rates, stencils and shipping receipts apply.
to any agents of the above lines,or to ', WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,savannah, Ga.'
C. D. OWENS, Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON._Gen'1 Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Flv.
H.M.SCHLEP Trav.:Agent, Ga1nn111e. :. J.-E.,..'PR ATTOW.Trav.. Agent, Live Oak, ,....u.. STEPHENS: ,Agent,Jacksonville. .
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Often Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for investment or Cultivation. SPECIALLY. ADAPTED TO SANDY SOILS!!
Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive.Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily Mails. -
Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan if desired. Address Supplying Not Only Plant Food but Organic Matter. ;, -
JAB. M.KBXAICXK,President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or W, 51. GRANT, Supt., ,
I t' san Pablo, Florida.


{ ,. Ammonia. .......,.-.".... ......*.... 4 per cent |.Phosphoric Acid. ...............2i per cent
$* ANDREAL Sulphate Potash........... .... ... 6 per cent > '


FLA. ; Ammonia......:.....h.......... 3})per cent I Sulphate Potash................11 percent .:
JACKSONVILLE Phosphoric,Acid. ........... .*... 5 to 6 per cent I| Potash, actual.................. 53%percent
Has. for tale choice Lots. Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on deposits,Col "
The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humu.aNO :
lecta Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,eta _
J. C. OBEELEY President. L. B. HOSJtER, Treasurer.

16 Years Established. -


WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT I have used "Our Favorite" Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plants*
and I do not want anything better.
I tried your Fertilizers on Onions,Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an. '
166 Reade Street, New Yorlc. excellent and cheap Fertilizer,which will greatly improve the land, and is not simply
Consignments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports farAlshed stimulant.

on application. H. LEGLER,Haskell Fla.
'REFERENcE8-Chatham National Bank,Thurber, New York C ity: ale
'f nkftnnd established Produce Merchants of New York,Philadelphia,Baltimore and BostoBraidenfown
Orange Tree Manure.....;.:.....in sacks $24 001 Vegetable Manure.............:.in sacks $17 00-()(
RealEDGAR Estate Agency. Ie ; *. .!...........In bbls. 25 00 I| ...............In bbls. 18 OD()(

at Law Real Estate Agent and Justice of the Peace, --
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BraideBtewB, asatee Co., Fla. CEO. HUTCHINSON
Will buy and eel! all kinds of Real Estate on commission. Eighteen years'residence in ,'s*f
Manatee County :Personal knowledge of most of the lands throughout the county. As a +" .-' :,-"j. ,. Crescent City Florida.
practicing Attorney and an County Judge for a number of have had occasion to ,.
i. become familiar with many titles and the County Records., wing= been continuously en '
caged,nil these years In.the actual cultivation of,the principal fruit and vegetable products. BUILDING I MATERIAL I
of this semi-tropical section gives me Advantages in the selection of the various qualities of ,
}I l&'ndslult&ble. Maps and Abstracts furnished, Titles examined' and Deeds executed. Information .

furnished. Correspondence solicited. THE.LARGEST STOCK IN FLORIDA. -., ..:: ;"
NOTE.-Braidentown situated on the south bank of the beautiful Manatee River, utbJrtftve .......\; .' ,. ..,
l \ miles south ol Tampa. Hal daily service by:the elegant 1IteamerAd.- FRONTFBBSSKD BRICK..........................n.............;..........910.06 p.r IeB+P l
aeent are the lovely Terra; Ceia Sarasota,and Palma Bola Bays,teeming with all kinds of GOOD.IXOKLDA ..................-?..............?........'...........". 9.", ":* :_-f; .. :'
sh.clams and oysters; and here on the Gulf coast are fee most beautiful building sites. ia Lime,Ptecten-Lath Cement Hair,lire Fire Brick Fire Slabs,Fire Mortar. 0" ?::'
the world with thousands of acres of hammock and pine lands where tropical fruits and '
be to TTSXJf SMITH Jk C., 12 West Bay St..:t.
choice vegetables may grown perfection.. ., "
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:-I 'fresh day after day until the new crop I bush mostdiminutiveindeed_ :' Now, r dii. Both of these scales are describedand

The mite comes. Those they sell are sent, at I have two Satsuma trees, which were figured in Hubbard's Report.

once, from the ground, where they budded on three-year-old lemon stock, L. O. HOWARD.

.For. the.. FLORIDA,DISPATCH. have lain a week, to the firm that has four years ,ago last November. One Washington,D.C.,August 16,1887.
Curing Lemons. purchased them for shipment, who fill has 130 oranges on it now (first crop; The No. 1 is known as the Purple

Agreeably to my promise,and in response whole rooms with them from the top the other 110. The largest tree meas scale, page 26, Hubbard's Report; and

to requests from growers in and let them lie, in mass until }packed sures nine inches in circumferencefour No. 2 is the Chaff scale, page 37. The
different sections of the State, I sub for shipment. inches above ground, is six feet is the well known Kerosene
mit the following, process of curing I have delayed sending the fore. high, and the top is nine feet in diam- remedy
lemons obtained in interviews with going, hoping to secure information of eter. Now, I do not call this "dimin- Emulsion, found on page 94, same'report .,... .: -

those prominent in the lemon industry benefit to the lemon grower. Mr. utive" for a four-year-old bud, which and which has been published', < in

i of Florida, as well as those experi Kedney is now shipping his fruit rap. has been very lightly fertilized. ButI the DISPATCH.-ED. Dis. ..
enced in Italian modes of curing: i idly| in 100 box lots, the grove yield- have learned by experience that .. .
t Clip-do not pull-the lemons when ing finely. He ships to Summers, when the Satsuma is budded on sour For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
fully grown and beginning to show a Morrison &: Co., Chicago, and Sher- orange stock it is very "diminutive 'indeed Disgusted With the NaveLI

faint sign of golden color, but before man & Co Boston, but had not received ," but on sweet orange or lemon see by the DISPATCH there is a

they turn yellow. It requires some returns when I saw him, the stock it makes a beautiful tree, dwarf, great deal said about the Navel orange.
experience to know when to clip the time being too brief.: They are deal. to be sure, but large enough to hold I wish to state that the WashingtonNavel

lemons, the tendency being to clip j too ers in tropical fruits and commissionmen several boxes of oranges, when eightor or any oLder Navel, is not as

; soon, thus injuring the'flavor and reducing and cure in their banana rooms. ten years old. I have one Satsuma profitable as many other varieties withus
the amount of juice, which is Mr. K. thinks this much better than bud on lemon stock, which was put in here in Southern California, on
the certain effect if picked before account of its being a shy bearer.' Asa

mature. general thing, those who have planted
As soon as clipped lay them on the many of them speak favorably of
ground in the shade where not a ray them; to do otherwise would depreciatetheir

of sunshine can fall upon them, as property. I have about four
that would make them spotted. Do hundred of them, which I have taken

not put any covering on them. Let care of for about fix! years. I am now
them lay on the ground a week, seven digging them out and replacing them
days and nights. with the Eureka lemon. I have had

Have prepared a close, tight, darkroom about ten years' experience as an
', and on the floor pile all the orange grower in this country, and I
lemons in'. one heap. Cover with must confess that I have had enoughof
blankets, shut the door and let them that Great Washington Riverside

remain forty-eight hours ; then wipe Navel humbug.
them carefully, for they will be cov- MARSHALL HAIGHT.
ered with moisture. Anaheim, Los Angeles Co., Cal.,
f August 10, 1837.
Provide latticed shelves in a dark, .
dry room-probably the room in For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.

which. they were sweated would be the Not the Tahiti.In .
most convenient-and lay them on the .
shelves two deep to dry, being careful reply to your correspondent'
George W. Hendry, allow me to say.
not to expose them to either light or
It is certainly not the Tahiti Lime.
air. Let them remain on the shelves
three to four days, then carefully siz The Tahiti is a vigorous grower
with ver... few thorns-always well
wrap and pack them very tightly in
boxes, marking number of lemons and 7: s rounded wood, many branches, no
thorns at all Fruit generally seedless
,& brand on each box. Pack 250, or 300
skin thin as the common lime,
or 350 each box. Then ship, but
do. not let the boxes lie for hours ex- shape generally round. Many speci-
mens of it on vigorous trees two and a
the if
posed to sun, possible to pre-
half inches in
vent. Much fruit is ruined lying in diameter. There are a
the strong sunshine at the depot await- number of limes in Florida, so-called
transference the Send sports but I do not think we shall see
ing to cars. if
possible in lots of twenty-five boxes, the time when they will take the placeof
the lemon in the market. They all
the lots
or upwards, as 'arger bring
: have the bitter and the acid
better than when twang,
loU, of less than twenty-five boxes. seems to absorb all of it from the rind -'
Mr. H. S.. Kedney, the great lemon going to the expense of preparing I I{ last November, that is seven feet high quickly after they are picked.
omits the curing and curing rooms, to say nothing of the now and still growing rapidly. It is LYMAN PHELPS.
_grower and packs them tightly imme : trouble. Their charge for curing is tied to a pole to keep it upright August 22, 1887.
wraps! .
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Other firms do the
trifling. same. O. D. AUGIR.}
after and
diately clipping ships at Be sure and leave out all the imper- Pomona, Fla.,August 24, 1887. -- For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
once,without unnecessary delay, directto fect fruit it the < The Villa Pranoha Lemon-Is. it
or knotty ,, as injures For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
firm who
a Northern ripen themin ,
sale of the good fruit much more thanis Scale Insects. Desirable to Color Lemons?
their banana rooms at a charge of
gained by the poor fruitSHERMAN I send leaves The Villa Francha is moderately .
only a few cents per box in additionto you some gatheredfrom
ADAMS. thorny, some trees and limbs ve'almost -
their commission for in Lake' Is
selling.( my grove county.
Gabriella, Fla., Aug.19,1887.
The Villa Francha lemons and 4 that on No. 1 the scale insect? And none on, others hive a numberof
some others commence ripening in For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. what is the best treatment? \Vhat is thorns. Still it is not as thorny as
July and continue for about three Is the Satsuma a Bush or Tree? that on No. 2? an orange tree, and the thorns are

wont,which gives an ,abundance of In your issue of August 22d is an J. B. MORTON. short anti l stubby and not very sharp.
Fernandina, Fla., August 12,1887. On moist land or rich land I put
time for clipping and shipping when article on "The Orange Grove, Varie-
prices are at the best. They are usually ties. When to Fertilize, Distance to The leaves, "'and, infects' were i referred my lemon trees twenty feet apart;' on
clipped when not less than two to Plant," etc., which I think is worth to Professor Riley, who replied as follows high sandy soil I put them twenty five
fret .
two and a half inches in diameter.In more to beginners in "orange culture" : apart.I .
Italy, after the lemons have lain than the price of a year's subscriptionto y our3 of the 13th.instant,addressed used to c )lor my )lemons by burning

on the ground in the shade for a week, the DISPATCH.But to Professor Riley, has been received sulphur under the curing racks ina

the growers pack such quantity as they I beg to differ with Mr. Phelps during his, absence, from the city. commission tight room,merchants but gave it said up, it as all my

desire to reserve for home use in;sand about the Satsuma orange tree. He Your scale No. 1 is Afitilapsis citricola, injuredthe
in a dry; cool cellar and"hav them "it is hardly a tree it is small and No. 2 is. Parlatoria quality. H. S. KEDNEY.
!. ,... says ; a your ,pergan- Winter Park, Fla., Aug. 2, 1881.


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little bananas, once experienced, in liarities-often surprising enoughnow few years ago, when he tried the very
rope Plants Cuba, that left the "Choice" badly in and then originate, we know not same plan that friend Hobson sug-
the shade. how (the plant sports, as the gardeners gests-tried it for a year on two acres
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For thBWA DISPATCH. And now, my dear Hobson if you say); they are-only preserved, pro- of bananas. When the slightly mulched
THE BANANA. will dig a good-sized hole in the pagated and generally further devel- plants would begin to grow, the weed
,' ground, and mix in it a wheelbarrowload oped by the cultivator's skillful care. would grow too; then, the soil wouldbe
What,;-is the Difference Between of clay and another of strong ma- If left alone, they are likely to dwin stirred, and for two weeks after-
Hart's Choice and the Lady nure, and in this mixture place your dle and perish, or else revert to the wards the bananas would droop and
Finger? young Musa ensete, your mercury can original form of the species." turn yellow and "look sick," until new
.. ,There is a quaint, and ancient legend "crawl around in the nineties," and Loudon says on the subject: "Thisis roots were formed on the surface,
that the banana was the forbidden even practice climbing greased poles the cause (cultivation) of the numerous when they would start to growagain.Time .
and lightning rods in vain, so far as the varieties into which most gar- and again experiment; was"repeated -
fruit of Eden. Whether this be trueor
Musa is concerned, for it will "laugh den plants are continually sporting, to our complete disgust as're-
not i it seems that we have unwit-- and grow fat." In May we plantedout and is called by botanists, irregular garded that mode of treatment.
tingly trespassed in forbidden grounds a sickly little ensete (then about metamorphosis. Metamorphoses of The method of heavy mulching is
'stepped on my lady's train," or ten inches high) in this manner, and i fruits are common, both as to color, almost universally practiced by the
something of the sort. The now it is eight feet high and growing flavor, size, smell and structure," etc., banana growers at Chuckaluskee, also, ,
rumpusis like Jack's bean-stalk, and that, too, etc., etc. In short, Peter and all other with best results. Difference in soils
almost worthy of the unlucky on only about a peck of manure and authorities claim that plants may sport may perhaps account for difference of
"puplet") to whose tail Mark Twain clay. That the hot sun is not in the directly from the root or cutting, as experience in regard to mode of cultivation -
caused Tom Sawyer to attach a big least to blame is conclusively provedby well as by means of seed. Then why We are speaking more par- -
,::pinch-bug during "meeting." the fact that the Abyssinian banana not,Hobson, until one knows that Musa ticularly of the true location for: a
Well, when we slap our big feet grows and 8eed8 freely in the paradisiaca produces seeds outsideof banana plantation-the "springy"
lower lands of Jamaica. the Andaman Islands, suppose that, slope on the edge of a bayhead or x
least intention of doing it, the corns mentioned, are offered for sale in the from the crown of El Bobo? top of the ground, but always in mo-
probably ache j just as bad as if it had European catalogue, is quite well Of coure the fact that the pine-apple tion and never stagnant.It .
been intentional. known, of course, many of us havinghad occasionally produces seeds, is well is our custom, friend Hobson, to
sad experience in trying to sprout known. We have known of seeds be- "sell our pigs" at the market -where
As"birds of a feather etc. it would
j them; but Charles Kingsley's state- ing found in pine-apples grown here, they fetch- the highest price. The
> seem that your correspondent is almost ment is expressly in regard to musa and also on Key Largo. Many new practice of"glutting" one or two markets
5 as thin-skinned as his famous "choice," paradisiaca, and the variety Sapien varieties have been produced from to the exclusion of all others, is
(which choice indeed came very near turn, of which we take the liberty of seeds by the English and Continental Florida's particular failing (for proof,
the original this cultivators. watch the shipments of ), andis
.being Sobson's instead of Hart's, for quoting paragraph oranges
time with note. He after few hundred unquestionably a "fool trick."
accompanying Perhaps, though, a
besides the "common angular
says: or thousand years of evolutionary The suggestion of an essay on orange
'Florida banana," which El Bobo could "It has been cultivated so long that, progress, when seeds are never foundin .growing in i -the Alaska Argus is a goodone
:not leave on the stalk long enough to though it flowers and fruits, it seldomor any pine-apples except those grow- and we shall not be slow to carryit
get well-ripened, on account of early never seeds_ and is propagated en- ing wild at the Pitch Lake, in Trini- out. The approach to Sitka is 'described -
frosts, it seems that the "choice" was tirely by cuttings. The only spot, as dadthe introducer of"Hobson's Choice by travellers as strangely
all that could be depended on in Put- far as I am aware, in which it seeds pine-apple" will startle people by ical, while it is stated that on some of
nam county). For nearly fifteen regularly and plentifully, is the remote boldly stating that pine-apples produceseed the westernmost islands of the Aleutian
years a banana precisely identical with and, till of late, barbarous Andaman freely in all tropical portions of chain, between Behring Sea and the
Mart's Choice, in taste, shape, size, Islands, in the Bay of Bengal. Thereit ,the earth and moon,'else how could Pacific, and under the influence of the
flavor, and appearance of plant, has regularly ,springs up in the second 'his pineapple have originated? warm Japan current, the thermometernever
been grown here at Manatee, where it growth after the forest is cleared, and "0 will there be some one there under any circumstances falls below
is known, as it is also along the lower be rs fruit full of seeds as close together Waiting and watching"to 32 F. The islands are rented by.
coast, on the keys and in Cuba, as the a* they can be pressed. ,* tell him that it is identical with a San Francisco company, and are
"lady-finger" banana, a name probably I owe these curious facts, and specimens "Bid well's Patent Ponderous, Prolific, used for the pasturage of large herdsof
applied with reference to the of the seeds, to the courtesy of Self-Propagating PineApple," origi- cattle. The grass is green all the
plump, beautifully molded fingers of Dr. King, of the Bengal army. The nating from seed several thousand year around, and the introduction of
> the ladies of South Florida rather seeds are now ,in the hands of Dr. years ago, before the pine-apple had choice Florida orange trees would
than to the skeleton-like digits of those Hooker, at Kew." become entirely seedless, and cultivated doubtless be a great boon to the resi -
who inhabit the malarious banks of Having read this "Andaman chest- through all those years in the distant dent herdsmen.
the St. Johns. nut," and having never read or seen province of Florida, under that name, P. W. REASONER.
As to how it is regarded in flavorin proofs to the contrary, we are pre- but introduced by him into "El Dor- Manatee, Fla.,August 15,1887.
South Florida, a remark of Mr. W. pared to stick to it for some time ado de la Petropaulouski" under the .4
S. Allen, the veteran banana culturist longer.It name of"Hobson's Choice?" For the FLORIDA Quavaa.DISPATCH:

of Chuckaluskee, may be apropos. To seems friend Hobson can not From our own experience, and that
explain. Mr. Allen, of course, takes account for the origin of the Choice in of many others, we have no hesitationin I would like to know from'someone
,the DISPATCH, and has therein read any other way than from ,seeds acci-- saying that, in every case where we who does know,what is the best guava.
.. of the wonderful virtue of Hart's dentally dropped by some Fijian or have tried it and seen others do so, the I have had one nice crop of large,
Choice (to the tune of fifty cents Papuan school girl who was in the chap who cultivated his bananas as he well-flavored in ten'years. I
apiece, etc.). In visiting him last habit of munching bananas of the El would corn invariably came to grief. guavas
June, he expressed a wish to have Bobo variety on her way to school. The finest patch of bananas we have have tried protecting them from the
some Hart's ,Choice bananas sent Through Hobson's facile pen we have ever seen, excelled by none in Cuba, cold several times, but always failed,
down, among a bill of plants. learned many lessons from the "re- on the Keys or mainland of Florida, as they have died to the ground in
Said we: "All right, but you have doubtable Peter;" how Peter hired the is planted on a "springy" slope into a i each instance when covered with strawor
a hill there on the river bank; Hart's Florida negroes to raise Tanyahs for pond, on as poor pine land as any in : Now is"the Cattley high-
t Choice and the Lady-finger banana fifty cents per barrel, and then sold Florida, except spruce ridges, and was hay.
are one" (a hill of the unmistakable the roots at fifty cents each; how Peter mu ched at the start in saw-grass and flavored and as large as the old kind?
""choice"'I grew within a rod of us). visited Hobson's Moonflower rushes, a foot deep, solid. When we Is it more hardy or more dwarf in
"Well, well, I didn't know that; I patch on dark nights and carriedoff speak of mulching do not mean the habit? The guavas I once had from
.don't want any then. I consider themno enough moon-flower in a few nightsto systematic piling up of two straws on my bushes were nearly or quite as
,better than the Dwarf banana." humbug 50,000 people, with many one side of a hill and three on the large as LeConte pears, and ripenedin
So you see, Friend Hobson ,when other things we have learned from other. We mean solid mulchingcovering the "nick of time,"when figs,peaches
the Cavendish banana has a chance to Peter. the ground with a thick coat grapes and pomegranates were
turn mellow and yellow and ripe, under Now, Peter says that the rose "Sun- of grass and trash, to the exclusion of gone. Any one able and willing to
the warm, genial sun of South act," though entirely distinct, is a sport weeds and everything else except the tell us how to have guavas on our
Florida, away from the coons and from the well known favorite,Safrano. growing crop. With extensive flat bushes enough for our own use, without -
frosty nights, and depredating small Elsewhere we read that Bouvardia, saw-grass ponds near, it is a compara- too much expense, will confer a
,boys of Putnam county, they will The Bride, is'a sport from Hogarth; tively easy job, either with scythe or great favor on the writer as well as
about: take the polish from the"Choice. that the Swanley White violet is a sport mowing machine. many others in the northern sectionof

." from the purple variety, Marie Louise. A more disappointed boy has seldom the State. M.,OH. ..EBRO.4au4artu .
We well remember, too,some dainty Professor Gray says; 'Such pecu been seen than your humble servant a ,Aug.22,187- ,




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.' may either be true forms thereof, or, tare was placed under the management The foliage of this section is much

(The what seems more probable, forms pro- of a first-class European horticulturist broader than that of the Kelsey Group, .
1., ... who had
duced fertilization. ; formerly occupiedthe
t f l 'r by cross ; the fruit so far as produced here be-
For the FLORIPA: DISPATCH. 1 2. Prunus Umbellata/ (of Elliott) is a position of manager of the Royal
I iCRLasya PLUM. small sized tree, or shrub, pro ucing..a Gardens of Hanover. All desirable ing almost a true Apricot and matur-

'. 1 dark purplish or black fruit, very sour fruits, such as cherries, apricots ing during April. From the description
and bitter, and which ripens during peaches, plums, green gages of all given for Hattankio, this name

The DISPATCH of August 15th in August. It is commonly known as European sorts and varieties were may possibly prove that of the Apricot -
which you give a full hearing to the Black Sloe, and its seedlings are of no'! brought to Japan, and cultivated with especially when it is
!Kelsey plum, is a creditable effort, value whatever for fruit tree stocks. i more or less success. From the islandof plum group,

and fully appreciated by pomologists.As 3. Prunus Chicasa (of Michaux). Yesso these trees were, in the course stated that the Hattankio is not quiteas .

: an instance of the value of the series The form known as the Chickasaw of years, distributed to the main land, hardy ai the Nagate"

of-personal experiences published, plum grows to a tree of considerablesize a good many finding their way to the i 4--_

you give the pro and con without com- sometimes attaining a height of city of Tokyo, among the many Jap- i'ortha FLdniDA DiapAtcM' i.a',
.mentf, and let each writer give his twenty-five feet in rich cultivated anese nurseries existing there.: Through To Prevent Peaches Rotting.

:.honest 'views. soils, and has given a multitude of ignorant parties these European vari- I notice to-day, for the first time,

'. -* I, however, notice in the report from forms, either through cultivation or' eties were bought up, and for the past your correspondent's request in DISPATCH -

p Sumter, :county that it is said, "Geor- natural propagation. The fruit varies three or four years have been ex- of 22d inst. for information to
< gia- and 'California trees won't do." from a deep vermilli m to a bright yel ported under various names as nativesof

yet, in Mr. Taber's notes, he gives low, in size from half an inch to nearly Japan. The only varieties of plum, prevent peaches rotting.I .
'suchremarkably successful results two inches 'in diameter, as found in native of Japan, and worthy to be exported am not one of the "knowing read-

from trees procured from Georgia, thatI well grown specimens of Wild Goose, are the BJtankiQ,or bestknownas era," neither have I "prevented" my

-am led to infer that either the soil and in maturity their season extends Kelsey's Plum, and the Hattankio, "peaches from rotting," but a lady vis=-

or care given*bl your Sumter county from May until September. Some both varieties similar in every respect iting me a few days ago, asked me if
'correspondent did not suit his trees forms produce thrifty growing seed- except the bloom, which in the first my peaches rotted this year, and told
received from us (as he gives the source lings which are valuable as fruit tree, named is of a rich red; the last named, me her father, a respected citizen of

from which his trees came, I may be stocks, while others yield dwarfish and a yellow.The this county, accidentally found a rem-
pardoned if I draw his attention to slender growing offsprings, whose ten Nagate, which again has two edy. A severe storm softened the
,Mr. Taber's success with trees from the, dency to fruit suckers is so great as to varieties-the large red round, called ground so some of his peach trees
same lot). I will further state that all unfit these for the use of the nur
the trees of Kelsey's sent out by us in plum, called Ogou (by some nur-' surrounding ground, and he found the
1884 and 1885 were worked upon men.To this type we are indebted to serymen misnamed "Ogden") the peaches did not rot the next bear-

peach stocks. many of our best cultivated plums, Urvae, a rather large, globular,green- ing season as they had been doing.
My attention has also been called to such as the Wild Goose, Newman, ish red plum, and the Shiro-Smomo, Then he tried the experiment of digging -

several articles lately appearing in the Robinson, Cumberland, etc., etc. ,meaning white plum (shiro, white; under and lowering other trees,

DISPATCH, in which Florida grown The manifold forms of the common sinomo, plum), a medium sized, sweet, with satisfactory results. I do not re- ,
plum stocks are recommended as best old field plum, found so abundantly whitish-yellow, round fruit. These are member whether she said she had triedit.

suited to Kelsey's, and as no names of in fence corners or old cultivated the only varieties which, under good But the source of this informationis

those various plums are given (some fields, seem to belong to. the type cultivation, produce a fine fruit. The reliable, and} your correspondent,
writers being even unable to learn the Chicasa, but they have become. well Prunus Mume, so much used by the W. M. Davis, may like to try it.
name of the stocks), it would doubt- fixed in their habit of growth and Japanese themselves as pickle, i is an MRS. M. MABTIN.

less prove desirable to the Florida tendency to increase by suckers as to acrid fruit of very poor flavor. It is Hermitage, Gadsden Co., Fla., Aug.24,1887.
nurserymen If the correct type of the I lead'' to the supposition that they are called Haname by the Japanese, cultivated l- .

.native plum, which proves so valuable of a distinct type. At all events none everywhere, and pickled in For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
as stated,could be-given. of its seedlings have ever proved of salt, somewhat like our olives. The Rotting Kelseys.The .' .

According to Dr. A. W. Chapman, the least value for fruit tree stocks. There is no peach or apricot, nativeof rotting of the Kelsey fruit with

three types of native plums are des. P. J. BEBCKMANS.Frultland Japan, fit to eat. The pears, whichare Mr. Godbey seems to have been an exceptional -
cribed as indigenous to Florida. Bo- near Augusta, Ga.,Aug. 26, 1887
.. evidently of the same origin as the case, and I feel assured was
tanically, this is correct, but }pomolo- Chinese Sand Pear hard
? JAPAN PLUMS. are very due to some other cause than an in-
gists must go farther in their investigations watery, and only edible if canned,
herent quality in the fruit. It mightbe
; because of the many forms Points on the Nomenclature of the never in a raw state. For graftingfine
which each type has produced, and Several Varieties Now Grown varieties upon, the stock is inval- due to soil, situation, or improper
fertilization. I take the latter to be
also as to the use each type or its forms in the Southern States. uable, the seedlings being of the most
the most likely cause, as too much nitrogenous -
may be put to by the fruit grower in III our report of the proceedings of '[ vigorous growth, totally free from the manure would be apt to
him stocks for the
proper pro other disease and
blight or ,
of orchard trees. the Georgia Horticultural Society any very produce this result with almost any

pagating"Prunus: Americana (of Marshall). (issue of August 15th, 1887)),will be hardy.not be too These highly pears recommended, as seedlings;, theyare can- kind of fruit Would it not be wellto

Dr.' Darlington, in his work, "Ameri found a letter from H. H. Berger, the hardy. ass Mr. Godbey for full particularson
theee fruits? We have had some
can Weeds and Useful Plants," says: well known importer of Japanese trees Among the plums, Botankio and
extremely wet weather here this sum
"This'plum, about which foreign bota- and plants, addressed to Mr. Berck- Hattankio are not quite as hardy as
with conditions
nists have been so bewildered, is extremely mer, atmospheric very
the two varieties of Nagate, which can
diffused mans, and by him submitted to thesociet.y. trying for any kind of fruit, yet no
through our country. stand quite a good deal of frost. As
In this letter Mr. rotten Kelseys. R. H. BURR. ,
In its wild state the flowers are apt td Berger we have all our stock propagated in Bartow, Fla.,Aug. 16, 1877.
be'abortive' and the fruit !is small and cautions the public against the pro- our nurseries, worked by Japanese, .

rather acerb; but, by long culture, thedru'pe miscuous buying of Japanese fruits,as under the supervision of a good Euro- Do Not Prune Figs.

sometimes, becomes as large as a numbers of American varieties, have pean horticulturist, we can vouch for Whatever else you may do to a fig
common'apricot\ (1)). Although
a all and tree imported by us to
,flavor when been taken to ,Japan, and are now be- every tree be sure and never prune it. If it
matured it
pleasant fully be true to name, which if brought up fails hold stir the soil
to fruit cease to
ing sent out from that
is not adapted to culinary country as new from
purposes. indiscriminately Japanese gar-
months the
md in a few roots
Its fruit is described by Dr.Chessmanas Japan fruits. Writing direct from deners, cannot be said. will have the surface soil andit
sought ,
reddish, half.done inch in .diame- Japan on .this subject to the editor of
ter,;pleasantly acid and ripening in We referred the foregoing to Mr.:P.. is then an easy matter to prune the
the Farm and Garden of it in the
Philadelphia with
roots a spade by sticking
September. Dr. Darlington gives it J. Berckmans for opinion as to correctness -
the name of Red Plum Yellow Plum. and refering particularly to pit'ms, Mr. ground about a foot deep. The roots
of above nomenclature, and
should be ) distance from the
pruned a
he habitat of this Berger :
type seems very says have received from him the following two-thirds of the
trees not ex eeding
restricted, and when.found t.i is usually Fifteen the Japanese
years ago
"There is much : length of the lover branches.-FloridaAgnculturut.
reply: evidently confusion -
in banks
rich woods
or on ofstreams.: Government, ever eager to improvethe
The tree, sometimes attain twentyfivefeet country, first formed the Kal-ta- : in the nomenclature of. the t. .
In height, and the seedlings pro-. Kushi, or Department of Agriculture, Japanese plums now cultivated in the .
duced may be utilized as fruit tree for the introduction of foreign varieties Southern States. The name Botankio, Fig Grafting.A .

stocks.' of grain, fruits, etc. The experi- is by some writers given to the KelSey'8 correspondent says: Last spring .,
The section pf Peachleaved plums," ments were mostly carried on in the I put in some fig grafts upon sprouts
of which' the Minei!, Kanawha Read, island of Yesso, which, up to that time, Plum, while the Botankio of around a large tree that had failed=to

eta er ,'+are':a our.. ,best t.,known sorts, :belong l !had been visited by but, very few others is of a very distinct class, which, do well. The grafts are doing very

to the:.type,*of* t.:Prunus' ,?.. \- America: : } and-r |1 I Europeans.. 'ThQ'branch, ,, of horticul- : is termed the Apricut Plum section. well and:are loaded with;fruit.
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sun cattle then eat it with perfect way, and the buts just to the opposite Wheat in Sumter County.
The :F8.FIIl. safety. i he Indians also partake of edge of the drill; then take a hoe, with We have before us a sample of wheat
r the root after roasting it in hot ashes, it jam the buts to the 'bottom of the grown by Mr. L. M. Myers, on his
For. '.- the FLORIDA DISPATCH. and without any previous preparation.The drill, cover with earth, and tread firm- farm, about four miles ,southwest of
Cassava Plant-Manihot. process of drying on hot plates ly. The drill should have been thoroughly Sumterville. It was produced on pine
-: Cassava. Well, what is Cassava? lessens the nutritive value of the pro wetted if the ground is dry. land, among green pine trees, without
In ,the towns on the coast of South duct, as many of the starch cells are After setting water again, and scattera any fertilizing, and almost without any
America,Venezuela and Columbia,the thus broken and dextrine is produced, little dry earth over the drill. The care; yet Mr. Myers is confident that
native market women I sell a bread, but this process is essential in order to nearer together the drills, with the .if it had been properly threshed and
cakes a foot in diameter, one quarter get. rid of the poisonous acid. spears of grass an inch or two apart, measured it would have yielded at the
inch thick or less, and call it "Cas- The fecula, or starch is prepared by rate of ten to fifteen bushels per acre.
sava." torrefying and granulating on hotplates covered: A heavier, plumper grain, in short, a
Charles Kingsley in his visit to ; the grains burst and agglomerate of walking on the grass plat. Ber- better> quality of wheat, we never saw
West Indies in 1871, describes it as in irregular gum like masses, and muda grass grows better if it gets a produced in any State of the Union.
"the tall plant, stem unbranched, in this condition is known as tapioca. reasonable amount of treading. Scat- Mr. Myers has been experimenting on
knotty and zigzag, leaves like hemp, Brazilian arrow-root is the fecula ter fine, well rotted compost betweenthe a small scale with wheat for the past
cold purplish tinge in the famous Cassava that deposits from the expressed juice drills; water two or three times a two, seasons, and is fully satisfied that
(Janipha Manihot) or Manioc, when it is,allowed to settle, and is also week, near sunset, during dry weather it may be made a standard and profit-
the old food of the Indians, poisonoustill known as Cassava flour or Mandiocca until it gets well started. Ashes makean able crop in this section. He had sev-
its juice is squeezed out." meal. An intoxicating beverage called excellent fertilizer. Liquid ma- eral bushels ground at Tompkin's Mill
My Spanish"diccionario" publishedin piwarrie is made by chewing Cassava nure is also a first-rate stimulus. The last Saturday, and his family are now
Paris in 1869, gives "Cazabe, pro- cakes, or dried pulp, and placing the. soot from the stove, put in a ou.rsesack regaling themselves on that most
nounced Cath-ahbay.lBot. Maniot, Cas- masticated material into a vessel to i and the strength soaked out in wholesome of foods, Graham .flour.
sada, Cassave, flour of the Cassada ferment, after which it is boiled for water, makes an excellent stimulus for We hope the success of his experimentwill
plant." grass and ,plants. induce others to make an effort in
Now we might as well call maize i' use.The juice of the root, concentratedby The appearance of the country wouldbe the same direction. Agreater advan-
the hominy plant, or an apple tree boiling, which also expels all in- greatly improved if every one would tage could hardly be desired, in addi--
the cider plant. jurious properties, under the name of plant a portion of their yards and the tion to those already possessed by this
I have lived for years in Central cassareep, forms the basis of the West roadside with Bermuda grass. Do not most favored portion of the State,than
and South American States, and have India dish called pepper pot. It is be afraid of it; a little care will keep that of producing our own flour. The
seen acres of the plant, and tons of highly antiseptic, and meat which has it within proper bounds. S. A. soil in this locality surely! possesses in
the roots, but never heard anything been coiled in it will be preserved fora Gabriella, Fla.Clearing. *. lavish abundance one of the prerequisites -
called Cassava only the product. much longer period than can be Land Cheaply. for the production of wheat-
There are several varieties, the best is done by any other culinary process.In Clearing land by hand is not only l lime.-Sumterville Times.
in Costa Rica and. Nicaragua. Not South America a sauce called arube expensive but tediously slow, not to .. .
poisonous.In i is prepared by boiling down the fresh mention the unreliable manner in A Good Plan of CowPenning.More .
1882, I got a few cuttings from juice before the starch is precipitated; which it is so often done by irrespon- than 100 years ago an old
George C. Bixford, and divided them this is concentrated to a yellowish sible persons. The problem of doing farmer adopted a simple plan that
among such neighbors cared to try paste and seasoned with pepper; it is the work expeditiously and thoroughly proved efficacious in providing a clean,
it. In 1888, I raised probably twenty kept in stone jars and is used as a relish by the aid of a team has been satis- wholesome cow yard, and at the same
bushels, and at the rate of my little to fish. Tucupi sauce is made from factorily solved and fully exemplifiedby time making and saving a large amountof
patch I consider it a very profitablecrop the juice after the starch has been sep Mr. George A. Robinson, of Chu- rich manure. His plan was simplyto
for Florida. Mine gave at the arated, boiled, and seasoned with pep luota, Fla. His plan is to put a cutter- once a month plow his cow yard,
rate of ten to twelve tons of roots per pers and small spices. It is used in a ,bar into a strong plow: beam at an and thus turn the fresh dung below
. acre, planted five by three feet on liquid form and tastes like essence of angle of five or ten degrees, inclined the surface. This gave the cows a bed
good ground well fertilized. I believe anchovies.The backward, followed by a"bull tongue"to of soft, fresh earth to lie on, and by
it will produce that, and more. I had sweet Cassava (Manihot aipi) steady the cutter. It is essential to the time it was necessary to plow again,
one single root that weighed forty-two is supposed by some to be merely a success that the cutter-bar be well the manure turned under had becomeso
pounds with all the top wood cut away, variety of the preceding. Its roots are sharpened. The cutting should be incorporated with the soilas
it is nearly equal to sweet potato for sweet and wholesome, and are eaten about twelve inches apart and cross- to be no longer offensive.
many purposes, and permits of a variety when cooked as any other edible "vege cut at same distances. A breaking This was continued during the
of uses, horses, cows and chickeneat table. With the exception of the plow is then used to turn over the soil summer, and by fall he had a bed
it raw or cooked. I saved no seed poisonous quality, the products of the in the ordinary manner and to .loosen I of compost as deep as he had plowed,
after 1885, and have not found any sweet and the bitter Caesava are pre the short cut roots; after which a hap. which, hauling upon his land, he said
since that "cold day" in January 1886, cisely alike. The bitter plant is most row "drags" the roots into windrowsfor was as rich and effective as the best
when several other tropical things got cultivated because it is most produc- burning.. The work is done effec- barnyard manure.-Michigan Farmer.
left. "Semi-Tropic." tive.The tively and "lays away over" any hand The plan is a good one, no doubt.
NED E FARRELL.. plants are propagated from cut- grubbing ever accomplished by the All the old straw and chips and trash
.Waldo, Fla., Aug.21,1887. tings made of the stem, prepared and best of laborers. Roots three to four generally might be scattered over the
William Saunders, superintendentof planted in a manner similar to that inches in diameter are easily cut in lot and plowed in with the stock ma-
the Government Gardens,in his report employed in the culture of the sugar twain, and the same plow beam can nure. The former will, absorb and
of 1881, gives the following in cane. A warm, dry soil is essential.In be used for the cutter-bar-and break- retain a great deal of the liquid mat-
wet soils the roots decay or are ing plow by a simple exchange. ter that might otherwise be lost, and
relation to the Cassava Plant: worthless. The most careful cultiva- With a double team and one man which will, of itself, hasten the decom-
The bitter Cassava (Manihot vtilis- tors repress the flowering buds, so as : an acre of land can easily be cut, position of the hay, chips and trash.
lima) is a crooked-growing, shrubby to increase the size and vigor of the cross-cut, broken up and dragged in- Great pains ought to be taken to
plant which attains to a height of eix I leaves, upon which depends the greater side of three days, and the work thor- save as much of the liquid matter as
to eight feet. It is a native of tropi- increase the size of the roots. oughly done. It usually costs from possible,for to waste it is a serious loss
cal America but introduced into .
long Indeed.-So. Live Stock Journal.
$20 .to $30 to have an acre of land in.
various tropical regions, where it is For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. .
differently grubbed by "hand after
more or less cultivated for the starch Bermuda Grass.If Another Way to Use Cow Peas.
which: the breaking costs $5, and the
contained in its fleshy roots. The not already done, Bermuda grass "hand-picked" roots swell the bill two 1 plant the cow peas for the vines,
roots contain a bitter, poisonous principle should be set out at once to secure or three dollars more for the same and bury them in trenches for manure.I .
which is readily separated} by green yards, lawns, pastures and road acre. The whole cost by the Robinson find cabbages do well on this kind
rasping the roots to a pulp and expelling sides. Whether you use the roots with cutter-bar and of fertility. D.
breaking dragging
the the the alone the .. .
poisonous juice by heavy tops, or tops ground only amounts .to the simplecost
the in should be made mellow and the process Last looked whatwe
Monday we
pressure; pulp, being placed tops of breaking under the old system. upon
coarpe bags for the purpose of pressIng be buried about two-thirds their length. Verily, Mr. Robins has inaugu- never saw before-a wagon load
is afterwards heated root much better and of and baled in Leon coun-
placed upon They grow more rated a most desirable reform in the hay grown
iron plates, which has the effect of vigorously than whenmost t of the top clearing of lands cheaply and he deserves ty. It came from the plantation of
dissipating any of the poison which is left above the ground. In setting I the plaudits those who willno Mr. G. G. Gibbs, and was a mixtureof
may remain after 'pressure. So vola prefer making a drill two to three doubt wisely adopt his method, not golden millet and crab grass, nicely
i this that when the fresh inches of cured and to all first-
tile is poison deep,according to the length only in $ Florida, but elsewhere, appearances was
is into slices and for the then the sunny class Mr. Gibbs raises about
root cut exposed grass; scatter grass along in all the future,or until it is improved hay. '
several hours to the direct rays of the I a spear or two in a place, tops all one upon.-Trebor in Palatka News. three tons to the acre.Floridian:'




For the FLORIDA DISPATCII: I address you upon this subject be- being burned up for the lack of water."
The (C Aden: About Celery. cause it involves a question of para- ."Out of the frying pan into the fire"

.. The first thing to do, in preparationfor mount importance to the truck interest .as you may say.
For the FLORIDA DISP ATCII. a crop of celery is the selection and I from Long Island to Key West.. At Tried "pie-plant?" Oh, yes ; got
Bhubarb..As preparation a suitable piece of land. that date stock was arriving freely roots and they must have struck down-
the Mason is approaching when The celery is a native of'a cool; moist from more Southern points, and I be- ward and taken the tops with them ;
every one ,is getting ready to plant I climate, and is ever impatient of heat lieve a few were already coming in then tried seed, got plants started,
garden seeds, it may be of use to and drouth. The best place for a from New Jersey.' The season at Savannah coaxed some of them along till they
some of the readers of the DISPATCHto patch or field of celery in (this countryis was nearly closed, the best would fill a common bucket, when
know that "Rheubarb" pie plantcan on the border of a creek or "branch." marks netting about thirty cents per they; followed the others, and departed .
be successfully ,grown here in The ground should be first cleared _of crate by the same trip of the City of to the depth below.Discouraged .
South Florida. With a little extra stumps and .roots to the depth of a Augusta. Could these 5,000 crat shave Of course not. Havea
trouble it can be grown on ,high pine foot or more, and plowed deeply and survived the heat and have ar better garden this season than ever;:
land, but will give the best results if thoroughly into ridges or beds, as for rived in comparatively fair order, it is before, and hope to !have still better..
planted on good, hard-wood land- sweet potatoen. I questionable whether they would have by and by. "We are rising as a people
that is, not too low. ,A seed bed Haul with a cart, or wheel with a'' paid freight in competition with fresher ," and propose to have a garden,
pared as follows: Select a low pace barrow, all the muck, leaves and grass stock from nearer points. As it was, I "will you,nil! you." We, shall guard '
(not wet), dig a trench around it, that are easily obtainable, and fill the the money loss, to the Florida shipperswas against the possible discomfitures by
throwing up the soil on the bed so as, alleys between these ridges., Then alone in the cost of the- crates- composting and fertilizing; by early
to raise it above the water, say fifteenor plow again, throwing the earth on top about $400. The question of avoid- planting of seeds raised in Florida in
eighteen inches deep, a foot or fifteen of the muck, leaves, etc., and note after ing recurrence of such losses arises, injustice preference to those imported, and a
inches wide, then spade up your the first rain, how the land lays. Any to the grower, to the transpor- plentiful supply of water from the
bed thoroughly, break up the lumps, depressions should be filled with muck tation companies-who lose the freight well to irrigate them, will earn com-
make it fine as can be made, rake all or earth, so as to make the proposed although they may have conveyed the plete success whether we reach it'or'
coarse trash out of bed; leave lay celery patch as nearly level as may goods, to the produce commission merchants not. H. J. W.'
about ten days, then haul some good, be, only giving enough descent iO con- t and to the near-by truck farmers Tanglerine, Fla.. ,Aug. 5,1887.. .'.
well rotted stable manure on your bed, vey the running motion to water, whose market is depreciated by For the FLORIDA DISPATCH, '.,
spade it ain thoroughly and rake parallel to the branch or creek. Care the arrival of inferior stock, something Diseased Tomato Vine. _

it.. fine. Then. *. .your. bed i is ready t for. should be taken to dig out the stream, should be done. Can you or some of your correspondents t-i.
the seed, which should be planted not to make sure that the celery will never If Southern growers at any one give me any information in regard
later than 1st of November; any time be overflowed by water, and water point continue to ship largely of every to a disease of the tomato vine, which
during the month of October will 1 be agood should never be more than two feet article which is grown extensively at may or may not be general throughout
time to thin out plants to six from the surface. A mucky soil is more Northern points, beyond the the State, but which was noticed in
inches apart. much superior to, a sandy soil in all time at which they may reasonably this locality both last year and this ?
Water the young plants if neces- cases, especially when it comes to expect satisfactory returns, the truck The main features. of the disease are
sary, and set the young plants} from "handling" and "banking." Two interest will suffer along the whole about as follows: About the time the
seed bed in a shaded portion of your plowings of celery land is better_ than line. first fruit begins to ripen in the spring;
prepared bed-these plants will be one, and four is better than either. Savannah, for instance, were to and sometimes, but seldom before the
almost equal ,to those left standing in Lastly the rows or alleys between the continue large shipments of cucumbers former appear on a plant, the foliage
spring. J ridges should be thoroughly and deeply after the Long Island crop was on the will become yellow and drop off. The
Prepare a piece of ground bv trench- plowed out and cleaned out with the market, farmers here would receive fruit remains on the vine, retains its
ing, and don't forget to give it plentyof hoe, and a quantity of muck leaves, little or nothing for them, perhaps in- plumpness, and colors up as though
stable manure, for Rhubarb is a grass, etc., placed in the bottom of curring loss, and the Long Island crop ripe, but tough in texture and compara-
gross feeder, and enjoys plenty of ma- these ditches, then,a little earth should would oe depreciated.The tively worthless.
nure. An abundance of manure will be hoed on top:of this mulch; then a practice of notifying shippers The vine itself remains green and
give you large, brittle stalks. liberal quantity of fertilizer, should be when to discontinue consignments of plump except the tender extremities,
The rows should, be not less than applied and covered with earth; when particular articles, should be generally which become wilted but does not have -
three feet apart, the plants set three nearly level, the row is ready for the pursued by all the commission men, vitality to force out a new growth;. 'and '
feet apart, so that you can give it thor- plants.The. addressed to all the Southern points, eventually dies. ,
ough and,deep cultivation during the seed is to be sown thickly in a and they ought to insist upon the observance I have so far failed to discover any

season. Plants ,can be obtained; two- place by itself, on level,wet soil, deeply of the advice.A. insect working on the foliage and can,
year-old preferred, as you can get a dug and heavily fertilized. A ridgeof OEMLER, see nothing defective about the roots.I .
few stalks for use the first season. The earth should be drawn around the President Chatham Co. Fruit and think the disease is confined to

second season, if you have kept plentyof seed bed, and after the seed is well Vegetable Growers' Association. pine lands only. I have heard no
manure worked in between the and lightly raked in, the bed shouldbe Savannah, Ga., Aug.. .18,,1887. complaints of it on hammock lands.I .
rows, you will ,have a full crop of covered with water. Water shouldnot For the FLORIDA DIISP TClI. think, further, the plant is only
large, brittle stalks. stand on the seed bed long at a Getting Experinoe. affected in this way during the dry
To have extra early, large, long time, but it should be thoroughly You want something for the "gar months of April and May. I had
stalks, place barrels with the heads soaked as often as needed, to insure den," so do I. For over three years plants fruiting during the fall and
knocked out over some of.your plants. the speedy germination of the seed, as we have been making efforts to raise early winter of last year which showedno
The plants should be reset every third well as to make a rapid aftergrowth of signs of disease. J. S. WADE.
year, to keep them vigorous. Almost the plantS our own vegetables, and to keep our Highland, Fla., Aug.10 1887.
kind will give satisfaction plenty table supplied with ,articles of our .
any September 1st is about as early as Fir the FLORIDA DISPATCH: ,,
of,,manure be, applied to the roots of it will do to sow seed with any likelihood own cultivation, but we have not succeeded Cultivation of Cauliflower: ',"'
the, plants. During the heat of the of their living, and then the seed to any wonderful extent. Com- Except that the cultivation, manur c%=
from the of alluvium foundin
summer the plants should be protectedfrom bed must be shaded as for cabbage, ing depths ing, etc., should be more intensive, the
Nevsho of Kansas
the heat of,the hot sun by being and the plants must be shaded in the the valley general treatment is exactly the same:
where when "tickled the
amply .mulched with any coarse material after planting out. M. G. you ground
Palmetto leaves the rows, with a hoe it laughed in your face as is required for the cabbage,to whichit
answer Mandarin,Fla., August 22, 1887.
is closely allied. The cabbage
well. with a harvest," to the gray sand of very
purpose Never very allow any of the plants,to go MR. OEMLER DISPUTES the pine woods of Orange county, we will.also stand planting in dryer and
higher land than that required to
to ,seed. This will exhaust your plants.RAMBLER. have had everything to learn, and
That the Condemned Vegetables. that by experience, at a great disad- make good cauliflower. The latter
Game from Georgia. The soil the seed the does not resist the cold as well as the
Lake Maltland, Fla., Aug.25,1887. vantage. sea-
> I Editor N. T.; Market Journal sons, the climate, all had to be stud- cabbage during the heading period, a

For Not the.Fi/miDA Successful DISPATCH.with Rhubarb. Those 3,500 crates of vegetables, a ied, experimented with, coaxed, heavy frost frequently being sufficientto
part of the cargo of the steamshipCity flattered, fed and fussed over idour so.I destroy'the.crop if coming when the
You inquire in a late number as heads are beginning to form. ,
of Augusta, mentioned in your i issue called garden ; we have failed on '
Pie Rhubarb plant. Will T. V. M.
to plant or of July 30th, as being taken out Irish and not succeeded on sweet po- '
I tried it two on good well Fruit Cove, Fla.,Aug.22,1887.
say years side of New York harbor and dumpedinto tatoes; had 1,500 strawberry plants '
drained soil, but found it would not the sea, were not as you state drowned by the perversity of a sink Herod Green, one of Columbia
stand the heat of summer with me. "Savannah garden truck." These and attempting,to become a lake, a freak county's successful farmers, has grown: '
Horseradish will do well, and every the 1,500 preceding the"City of Savannah lasting just long enough to ruin utterlyour this year a Hubbard squash that
one with a garden can have it. followedby down the beam at vef:
E.PABBELL. were exclusively through freightof prospect shortcake ; brought seventy-
/ loss another lot the hill
Florida the of
on pounds.
Waldo, ., la.,August' .21,1837.., .. ,,.'J'_ <, ... .. .- to atqes., '.
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1 I T* '" -t"', t""!e L
bright carmine, seldom seen among three inches of'soil (or sand; it wouldbe ter to somegood authority:and report,

Ornamental! Horticulture, flowers. All the cannas are hardy in in Florida). In this prepared and much oblige an old subscriber.R. ..:

place plant your rose bush;such plant- .,WRIGHT; ;. '
BY W. C. STEELE. Florida. If the tops are frozen they I ing for me has never yet failed to grow Tanglerine,Fla,August 15,]887.

sprout quickly from the roots. Though' and bloom profusely. If stalks or The above letter and viaPwere' referred -

The. ,Trumpet Oreeper as a Weeping they will live on for years if left undisturbed bushes are procured from a florist, 1 to Professor, Riley. "TJniteft

", Tree. ,yet they bloom very much before setting them out let the plant States Entomologist, who replied j." I;" as

This vine Tecoma radicans is stand in water over night. This is
a better if the roots are taken up at least follows:

Dative,being found wild from Floridato once in two years, divided and reset. important, even if the plants seem Yours of the 17th,enclosing a letter
moist when first opened. Where one
Pennsylvania and westward. Our The Ehemenii is usually propagatedby is planted just as received, and one from Mr. B.J. Wright,and specimenst

illustration; ,on the first page, shows the division of the roots, as it seeds very well 1 soaked before planting, the latter .-> which he refers, duly received: '

vine1 trained into the form of a small sparingly.As will live nine times out of ten, and the the absence of Professor Riley. The
caterpillars which destroyed Mr.Wright's .,
tree, with pendant branches resembling former fail just as readily. Then, Bermuda lawn
after planting, if soil does not are common
the so-called your
( "weeping" trees.
worms (Laphygnia frugiperda
easily take in water, I would advise a grass )
This plant is very common in cultivation quantity of water thrown on and This is, as you well know, a very com

in the North and West; it is around until the ground beneath the mon species throughout the South. It
has several broods in the of the
usually called Trumpet Honeysuckleat roots is all soaked. Shade from strong course
aad the is
the West. ght for a few days, until estab summer, August generation
Dished the which does the 'dam
one greatest +
In this State and you should soon see thenew ,
another variety, Te- r age. If Mr.-Wright hail I noticed the*
shoots starting, indicating the
capensis: is more common in cul- plant is rooted. Cut roses FREELY worms in time he might have saved
tivation. This variety is handsomerthan the lawn by the application-of Paris
they ill at once start out afresh, and
the native, but is tender, and is all except climbers bloom on the new green. :-'
I7 Z kl wood. Do not allow to seed Acting Entomologist.
frequently killed to the ground during plants Washington,D.C.f August 23,1887.
. a cold winter.The unleFS you wish to produce new bushes .
from seed, as it weakens them. Cut Transplanting: Evergreen Shrubs.,
subject of this article is -
perfectly off all blooms as soon as they fade; The following directions from the
t hardy, even at the North. It is of course all dead wood should be kept
American if carefully
frequently used to cover the stub of an trimmed away, and the plants tied ,
to stakes and followed, would doubtless save much
neatly kept shapely.
old dead tree. It grows very rapidly,
What insects you have to fight there I disappointment in setting out our com-
and soon the unsightly trunk is hid-
do not know. Sulphur is the remedy mon, broad-leaved evergreens:
den by a mass of green foliage whichis for mildew hellebore for
aphis (green Many failures occur from lack of:
highly ornamental. During the evidence of the esteem in which I' plant lice), dusted on thickly when the treatment at .
blooming season, which I lasts for sev- dew is still on the plants. Rose bugs proper transplanting.There
this variety is,held elsewhere,we quote
is no more beautiful shrub of
must watch for and shake or pick
eral weeks in midsummer it i is covered you
the of W. F. of Vir- '
opinion Massey, off into a basin of water; they eat out this kind than our native "Laurel"\"

with such a profusion of large trumpet ginia, as given in the American Gar- the hearts of buds. (improperly so-called, as it is not a

shaped, bright scarlet flowers that it den: Have any of the ladies tried to plant Laurel), Kalmia latifolia, also called

becomes, a perfect blaze of glory.To One of the new'plants which has not mignonette extensively?' It is a hardy "Calico Bush." It is

make a weeping tree similar to been sufficiently praised is the fine African shrub, delights in hot, sandy very rarely seen
soil, and, while with us it is only a in cultivation, and there is a general
the one shown in our cut, it is only Canna Ehemanii. Just out on the
stake lawn from where I write is 'a grand delicate, puny plant,it should be more belief that it cannot be transplantedfrom
necessary to set a good strong ,
clump of it, now shooting its spikes of with you, and its fragrance would the woods, but if we would haye
six or eight feet high, near a vigorous make it well worth abundant planting.I .
showy flowers of indescribable !! -. it in our grounds we must get nursery-
plant of this species; cut off all the blending of rose, carmine and vermil-: am sorry English walnuts will not
trees. We know of a great admirer --
stems except one, and train that up lion, which makes them almost uniquein grow in Florida; I hoped they were a grown

the stake. When it reaches the top, color. The. musa-like foliage this success; they pay well. of. this shrub, who imported it

few inches ranna is sufficient{ of itself to secure it MRS. L. E. B. C. from an English nursery, while it grew::
or a beyond, pinch ,off the
a place among the sub-tropical bed- It would not be safe, in this Stateto by thousands within a.few miles of his
end of the vine and cause it to branch.
ders, and when its flowers, are fill the holes two-thirds full of stable place. Yet this shrub can betrans-:
The branches must be watched, cut added have pant .
we a t containing an
I manure before setting bushes, un- planted as readily as a willow, if one
back and thinned out, to forma stout unusual variety of.attractions. There
have been number of less the manure had been kept until will, at transplanting it, cut it b'sck'toremove
bushy head. If a good stake has been a new cannas
sent out since this one appeared, with thoroughly decomposed. Fresh stable every leaf.: This appears like
used, by the time it rots off the vine would the severe treatment but 'unless'one will
finer flowers than the old sorts, but manure cause plants to dry ,
will be able to, support itself. none vet eoual the Ehemanii. out about the roots too fast. A little :I cut the beautiful shrub back to naked! :

At the first it will be necessary to of it might be used on the surface as a stem, he had better leave it where it

keep down all sprouts, and :off all For the FLORIDA DIIPATCH. mulch without injury, and oflfen' with grew, for it will surely. fail. Treated.
Hints on Rose Culture. great benefit.-ED. HORT. thus, success is as certain as with any;
branches. that. start along the trunk i'i .. other shrub. In due time the:naked'
A subscriber at the North writes, a
below the head' : For the FLORIDA DISPATCH: stem will "break7"procfucingan' abundance -

Below. the "frost line," in this State, very interesting letter, from which we A Lawn Destroyer. of new shoots, and by autumn

the"tender variety, Tecoma capensis, make some extracts:' Enclosed please 1 find! vial_containingsome will supplied with abundant foliage.:'

might be trained in the same and If only you could.raise some lovely *worms which have destroyed afine Having done this and seen it done by'
way gJ'ass-a; sward would add so much to ,Bermuda lawn. They first made others,"it may be tried with fall confidence

would' make 'a very handsome ornament the beauty of homes-but, even that their appearance August 11th, and in of success. We have no doubt t'

for any. door yard. may come; we trust it will 1 One of four days completely l .cleaned l off every that other'shrubs of, thifl class; if, on

correspondents inquires concerning leaf:on about a quarter of an acre, their rem.oval. from the nursery, were"

Oanna EShemanii.0ur the culture of roses. For years I leaving only the runners. on ,the sur- treated In'the same ,,manner,, vquldsucceed

,u< cut this week is a very good illustration have been much interested in caring face and the bare stems.; I don't' think more frequently than they now

of this magnificent variety. for my _rose garden, and having been they work under ground. They are do. Yet few have the'courage;;when

All -the cannas are ornamental- being- successful here, will)] give you the ben- as bad as the "army worm.." Where they:pay
efit of my experience. I find roses require i. could they come from in such numbers? shrub, to mutilate it in this manner.
and the hasa
very rapid I growers, foliage an ample abundance of food; I have never'seen or heard of anything Still, it is worth trying. i !*

rich, tropical appearance. The they are great feeders Therefore, on like it before. The only'theory I can MHI i .1 ,

blossoms of some varieties are small receiving plants, place them,in bedsor advance is, the ground had an application There is a rush bush in' a garden in'i

inconspicuous, but in the Ehe- localities prepared for their recep-- of cotton seed meal about fouror Charlestown, Mass., which bears offer .

manii they ,are developed to a very tion by digging a hole about four feet five weeks ago. I have seen,,worms 1,000 buds. It is thirty-five yea *ola

in depth (it is not too much) and three get into, that when l left open for long and covers a space of 100 square!feet,* .
size often inches in diameter
large two feet in diameter, and filling with manure time. I have often used i it on my lawn, A single stem has sixteen buds, and

and three inches long. (from norse'stables i is best here),' but never with such a result as 'above stems having a dozen'or''r rtl5ffemeroui. *'

The color is a peculiar shade of rich, and placing on the top of that two ore I stated. Will you please refer the mat- c '.


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i., 5,1887J: .._, :TEE FLORIDA ,DISPATCH.-' ,'." --7(1. 7,.

'. ; grove in a good locality; well, we various causes often result; we are l
#6.Iqe Interests.BY have not such experience to speak experienced and good gardeners. |

from, but our experience in trying to Strawberries can be grown i

,MBS. E. A. HILL. make a grove from the start, leads us fully, of the kinds peculiarly adapted; ;j
r to have most faith in the bearing you can depend on eating them,

Have Patience. ,grove. We_think it pretty safe. plenty, for three or four months i 9

We take occasion to return our Florida, its weather, changes, soil, secutively. I. ]
thanks to those readers who have sent products, want of good tame grass, Peaches; the Peen-to and Honey
and anything you\ find most importanton be grown, and bear very soon. I
us in'letters relative to Florida
as a
a farm there, all are so totally seen a Northerner who thought |
home; do not be discouraged if your different from anything you have ever Peen-to better than peaches North;

letters do not appear at once. Theyare seen or experienced. You, will find it they are good.
all destined for publication, as they takes time and study to know what Japan Persimmons when fully
will interest "would-be" immi I i you are doing here. You will find are just too good to be described.I .
many' plenty of work, even on a five-acre lot, like the pine trees, some do not.
grants besides Mrs. M, W., and now all the year-never fear. think Florida will find cause to

that many have written once, would it The thermometer is above 90slightly when they are gone. Wild grasses :
not be well to continue f Send in various sorts there here
t recipes nearly every day in summer, scarcely are no
items of experience, advice, ever above 96; some days, as today winter grass. Crab grass in ;
suggestions'or questIons.Alllette1'8 at 82. The heated term is long makes 'a' thick sod in our yard,
and rather tedious, yet the air is often well kept Northern horses like it.
on the pros and cons of Flowers well fruits of
freshened and cooled by a shower; we as as
Florida will 'appear,as >!fast -,as space always like to see it rain; it always kinds can be cultivated in time !

admits [except such as'are manifestly does good, and never makes mud; it is care and expense. Summer ;

advertisements], ao that, "out of the more solid and better going after a rain. is rather scorching occasionally,
There is seldom time if many kinds of flowering and \
mouth of many witnesses, every word a you keep
still for than few but ble plants.
more a moments,
shall be established. is safe to
say you can cool off, if you can take timeto This is a new country, much
"what the women of Florida do not hunt a breezy place to sit down a tivated land possessed principally ,
know'about Florida as a, home is not short time. tall pine trees with an undergrowth ::

wire-grass, brush, low bushes, -
knowing. of flies? With screens,
We shall reserve the right giving and driving them out, I fancy it is metto, etc., obtain. To my e>es,
views their
are conspicuous by
easier keeping them out there than
our opinion and comments on the va- You will be surprised to find so
here, as I think they drive easier there.
rious'letters later. flowers in the winter
blooming ,
In the same they can be moderated -
.. way
is the natural time of rest for
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. here; there are very few flies here.
NOT ALL SUNSHINE. here in winter; they can be swept
There snakes I think :
,.I, 1- down a cool morning, when there is are ; they
Facts.. ..As They Appear to One, no frost. not nearlv so thick as they were j
L'' ;
2A2Uor Home" Inter eatt: My son, lately gone to Illinois from Illinois when it was new. Gnats I

Byway of introduction I will say : here, says: "The sun heat is fully as sometimes troublesome outside, not ''
much in the house. Fleas
We lived in Sangamon county, Illi- hard to bear here as there." And he very the'J.
be bred here in amount by
has had to roll out the floor three any
nois, on a farm: most of,the{ time\ from. on ,or dogs under buildings,.or shelter,
timers, being'too' hot to sleep in bed.
1850($ to 1883-4. We still own the the rains never drown them; they
This is an excellent place to sleep all
farmt nd 'a portion of the stock and most easily drowned. We (
the rather, warm at times but
year; ,
implements; there our children are. neither hog,dog, or cat, and have
never unendurable_ ; and it most always -
We would'like to be self-supporting fleas, except as a neighbor's dog or :
cooler in hour two.
an or
here have been unable to find
; a way, We like the !climate winter and sum brings one occasionally. !
without. owning a good bearing orange mer and the Climate and with screens are pretty well kept ;
grove: To live well by that means Oranges are Florida's points. to make sure sleep ,under a ;
seems to require luck, or something strong they are only troublesome at
uncommon., Some seem to be able to We have cool spells in winter, and Chiggers, or red bugs, as they
give: away, or be swindled out,of their you will feel it, too; ,yet need never called here, I find less of than j

crops every year when not frozen out; suffer. Winter clothing is needed Seed-ticks, sand-flies, deer-flies, :
others say they have always made he're-all' but the thick flannels and have a short existence one :

satisfactory sales, and never had anything furs), maybe, three days in the week; another, making up something of
.. the rest of the time is summer. :
r to complain of. Favorable lo sum total of insect pests; but
cation'-onaccount'of comparative freedom Food "flat and stale," in Illinois!II will grow used to them and be :

<.from, frost, is very good luck. I the land of plenty if there ever was prised that you can become so .
I' Freaks of frost ,are marvelous here ; one. Hot weather causes the appetiteto dened. I most fear to tell you of 1

killing one tree, the next escaping fail, because,it is better for, one to omnipresent cock-roach: and little r ( )
unhurt; killing One grove, another one- eat light, especially of hearty meats, ant;they can be expelled. I have
quarter of a mile' away unhurtI etc., there and here too. How you seen a mouse here, only a few rats.
advise any one contemplating a will long for some of the juicy, tender advise those intending to erect a
radical change of residence to visit the ,and sweet beef.steakand roasts, and dence here to have it rat-proof.

proposed? locality first We acted plenty of cream, after you have sub- Chamelion, somewhat resembling ,
upon that 'principle l and we are aatiafied sisted, on condensed milk here. A lizard-catches a fly sometimes, so ;
'it is the safest plan. If you are cup of cold water from. the old well, comes a pet. It is not necessary j
notable come to' see first, I think yes, and the long continued plenty of have the companionship of bugs
you are not able to live in Florida. home grown :vegetables in variety, including beds.Our )
We read and hear of fabulous things Irish potatoes. If you are experience is that at a J
having been done here, raising and fond,of sweet potatoes, you can have distance from lake, river, or bank ;
shipping berries, vegetables, etc. excellent ones, nearly, or quite, the ravine on an elevation we never
Come, Took,' see if you can see it, or whole year. Plenty of excellent melons joyed better health. I have not 1
,traces of it., The marvels are chronicled i for a short season; after coming to perienced malaria. We keep

and they make an impression.. maturity and bearing, such things as regularly as salt or sugar,
If ,you have read the DISPATCH forth play out; seem soon to have exhausted know how and when to use it as a '

last year, you have read of the their vitality, tomatoes as well ; my ventative; seldom have to resort
gluts in the markets, and many complaints knowledge of high pine land. My; I it. The two first summers are said ;
(of freight rates eating tip the son tells of hammock lands about be most trying.I .

profits* If you are asking for truth, Ocala, and in Hernando county,,wherehe don't want to convince you of
let.these things, have due t weight, for has seen as good crops growing as advantages or disadvantages of

you will. surely I find,all that true.::1: If in Illinois. Here there -are many op in; Florida. I would indu"6e-yoa! :
you''are' intending} 'to buy a bearing portunities to plant, and failures from come and see. I don't know that '


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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. The SubTropical.We by the term Horticulture, but each considerable extent, certain it, is that

publish this week a circular represents a very distinct department, strains, races and species canbe? acclimated -

4 A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. : issued by the Sub-Tropical manage- and they cannot fairly be brought into under favorable conditions, and .

Contents. ment, soliciting contributions of competition with each other. These the study of these,conditions is one of

THE GBOVB-Curing Lemons; Is the Sat- climbing plants and vines and fruit premiums or diplomas.should be basedon the most interesting in the field ot horticultural

suma Disgusted Bush with or the Tree Navel: Scale; Not Insects the; and ornamental trees and plants, for the merit of the products,rather than research. The recent discussions -

Tahiti is it Desirable; The Villa to Color Francha Lemons.Lemon. ......,735 decorative purposes. Tropical and the extent or effectiveness of display., of this subject in our columnshas

TROPICAL the Difference'PLANTS-The between Banana Harts What Choice is characteristically Florida growths are Tn regard to county exhibits; the drawn attention to the fact that

and the Lady Finger; Guavas ...... ..., 736 especially desired, and one of the features I management announce that there will Florida and the Gulf States are at
TUB OBCUAKD-Kelsey's Plum, Types of
Native Plums; Japan Plums, folnts of the Exposition is to be straw- be no charge for space; and that the present introducing more new fruits
on Varieties the Nomenclature now grown In of the the Southern Several berries full blow and fruit in mid bazar feature will be introduced to than any other section of the country,

The States Rotting; To prevent Kelseys Peaches; Do not Rotting Prune; winter. The management have been help, by the sale of exhibits, to ,make save, possibly, California, and, conse-
Figs; Fig Grafting ..........._...... .... 737
THE FABM-Casava Plant, Manihot; Ber- wise in turning their efforts towards these county exhibits self-sustaining, quently, have peculiar interest in this .

muda Wheat Grass In Sumter Clearing County Land;Cheaply A Good: scenic effect, rather than elaborate and as an inducement to counties to matter and peculiar opportunities for
Plan of Cowpeunlng Another Wayto their exhibits fresh the of the conditions of
use Cow Peas ......;... ., ............" 738 Buildings. Florida cannot hope to keep continuously study success,
THE GARDEN-Rhubarb; Not Successfulwith eclipse the magnificent structures that and attractive.As especially in its bearing pomology..

Oemler Rhubarb Disputes; that About the Celery Condemned; Mr. have been erected in most of our large the capacity of the vast building But there is another phase of this

.ting Vegetables Experience came;from Diseased Georgia Tomato; Get- cities for exposition purposes. The 'now i in process of construction will subject, or rather another subject that
Vines Cultivation of Cauliflower.__ 739
ORNAMENTAL; HORTICULTURE The peculiar and unique productions of the ; probably prove inadequate to supplyall is akin to and, in a measure, part of'

Trumpet Canna Eheanli Creeper; Hints as a Weeping on Rose Tree Culture -; State in a setting of greeu-foliaged demands for space, counties are 'the subject of the acclimatization

Evergreen: Lawn Shrubs.Destroyer.....;. TransplantIng ...... .......-. 740 vines, flowering plants and fruit-laden requested to restrict their displays to plants as applied to pomology, namely,
HOME INTERESTS-Have Patience; Not trees, an oasis of summer within twen- I exhibits of undoubted excellence, ren- the relative adaptability of trees grown
all Sunshine, Facts as they Appear to
one To Make a Tough Fowl Tender; ty-four hours of the ice-bound North, dering their exhibits effective and under different conditions of soil and
Recipes\ ......_._....... ..... .... ..,... 741
will visitors better than the characteristic, and preventing the overcrowding -
EDITORIAL Contents;The Sub-Tropical; please our climate, upon different stocks, and
Acclimating and Adaptability. ....... 742 most extravagant outlay in brick and of the alloted space with in-
Italy Must go, could compete with worked to different strains of the same
Florida and Louisiana, but California different articles. Where practicable
Knocks her out...... ...... ...... .......... 743 mortar and gilding. variety produced by these varying
METEOROLOGICAL.. .. .. .. . .... ..........743 But we would not convey the idea counties are urged to erect separate conditions, to different sections and
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT............... 743
buildings for their exhibits which
CORRESPONDENCE-Query: Notes by the that the buildings will be insignificant.The localities. For instance, we believe it

Way Securing; Secure State Immigration and Railroad,Trouble Lands.in. 744 designs are architecturally fine, would afford them much better oppor- is pretty generally conceded by fruit
Growing Trees for Posts; Rabbits .._ 742 and in size the buildings will be tunity for display, and greatly add to growers in this State, that Japan per

POULTRY Hondans AND Sick APIARY-Dividing Poultry;Crabolic Acid Bees;; imposing. The best part of it the interest of the Exposition.It simmons "worked" in Japan and imported -
Poultry 745
is probable that the Florida Im-
is however that notwithstanding
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FLORIDIANA The Florida Sub-Tropical, are very unsatisfactory as compared _
Practical Suggestions to County Com- hard times unusual migration Association will perfect its '
mittees on Exhibits .... .. ......... .....'. 746 an exodus with those worked here on na-..
STATE ITEMS .... ............... .... ...._...748 and general depression, the organization and be ready for work tive stocks. On the other hand, it is
CALIFORNIA-The Combine, California remain by the time the Exposition opens,.and
buildings no longer on whether
and Italy set down upon Florida, her paper an open question peach trees
last props, Oranges and Climate The laid and in this event it is proposed to erect a
Knocked from Under................_...... 747THK only. foundations are I grown in New Jersey succeed as well
this week the frame will be building for the use'of the Associationon :
: NURSEBY-Deciduous Stock, are going up. here as those grown in Georgia and.
Florida Trees Superior for Florida -
Planting grown to those Grown further Messrs. Paine, Kreamer Forbes, and the Exposition grounds, to containa Alabama, and whether those in
North; Transplanting Trees__......... 748
select exhibit the
... their associates deserve great credit showing resourcesof the latter States succeed as well as

In tIre Redmond's essay in last issue for their indefatigable energy and per- the State, together with maps, in- :those grown in Florida, and whether

read Caribbean Coral instead of severance in pushing this enterprise formation, and printed matter descriptive those grown in North and West Flor-

Caribbean Ceral. through, in spite of seemingly insur- of the State and all its sections ida thrive as well in South Flor-

mountable obstacles; and it is a mat- and advantages for distribution. This ida as those grown in the Peninsula -
tIre Haight's letter, which will be ter of congratulation that they have will be one of the most effectual means and whether those

found in another column, forms another succeeded so well that the financial I of making the Exposition usefpl to the Florida on seedlings grownin from
link in the chain of evidence now State and will afford the Association.
condition of the Exposition is now farther North succeed as well as those,
rapidly forging, which is pulling the I than the an exceptional opportunity for making '
more satisfactory was case from seed planted here, and 'whether.
much vaunted Riverside WashingtonNavel with the Centennial, the New Orleans its work immediately felt and appre Florida grown seed is not better than
down to its place in the t
proper Exposition, or other similar enter- ciated. outside seed, and will trees from claydo
list of varieties of the orange-a shy prises undertaken in this country at The hearty responses coming in from i on sand, and will hammock gr wris: .
bearer of fair quality. We wonder if the of their influential pushing men from all partsof I '
same stage progress.In trees thrive on pine land. This faintly ,,_
the California account of other things the circular above referred to, the State; the systematic and organ- indicates some of the complications s a :
Californian are as much inflated as
attention is called to the exhibition of ized cooperation now being institutedin of the subject. Mr. Berckmans in.

toe Navel boom? general farm products and agricultural the several counties, as well as the his article, in the orchard departmentof

Alluding to the possibility of a valu- 1 resources. Tobacco and long flattering prospect for a good West In- this issue, ,on Kelsey's plum' and

able stock for the Kelsey (and why cotton will receive special consideration dian exhibit, augurs a grand success native plums, very pertinently indi, .'

not for the peach?) being obtained the exhibits of each being under for the Exposition the coming winter. cates the difficulties with which the.
from some of the many forms of our the supervision! of an expert. Special subject is fraught, and the unwisdom

native plums, Mr. P. J. Berckmans, pains will also be taken to secure a Acclimation and Adaptability.The of hasty conclusions,in placing the experience -

in a communication on "Types of Native fine exhibit of upland rice, as well as acclimatization of plants is a. of one whose Georgia grown

Plums," which will be found elsewhere fibre and forage plants, grains, starch subject of great interest to horticulturists Kelsey'sdid not thrive and who insists', ..

in this issue, gives an accountof roots, etc.Four everywhere; it is a subject upon that they do best home grown on the .

these plums, which will be of' great diplomas are announced for which it is difficult to draw definite native plum, in juxtaposition with the

assistance to those who are unacquainted the best and second best horticulturaland conclusions of general application, ow- experience of another whose Georgia:-

'with the different species. And we the best and second best agricul- ing to its intricacy and the seeming grown Kelsey's on peach stocks didf;.;'

would suggest that those who have tural display from a single county. We contradictoriness of the evidence obtainable. thrive, and upon whose success they.

non-succoring native plums of sufficient would suggest in this connection that That plants can be accli- present Kelse'y boom is largely based.
the the Kel.
sustain '
vigor to peach or
sey, call attention to the same, namingand the management. offer': premiums for mated may be accepted as an estab-- There are degrees and differences, and

describing them as accurately, as individual displays of fruit, flowers lished fact. Whether or not this be this subject promises to be widely $- ..

possible. and "truck, ," all 'of. which, are included true of individuals... or varieties, to any cussed in,this State during: the:coming:, '.
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SEPTEMBER 5,1887.], '
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season., Mr.W. H.Reed,a thoroughly California-coached Italians pronounce PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. Vineyard For Rent
(For a term of Years.) .
reliable nurseryman, of Waycross, Ga., unsuited to the growth of oranges. The celebrated Hermitage Vineyards,sItuated -
CHAS W. DACOSTA, Publisher at Mt. Pleasant, Florida, six miles from
starts the,ball,rolling in a commumi- Since writing the above 'we have the Junction of the S.,F.&W. and F. R.&N.
THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs R. R.'s and the Junction of the Chattahoochee -
cation in our nursery department this heard from California on this purported a 21-page weekly,-devoted to AGRICULTURE, and Flint rivers,2V& miles In direct line

week in which he calls in the Italian-Minister-Commerce HORTICULTURE, INDUSTBY, IMMIGRATION to either railroad mentioned above.
question and HOME INTERESTS in FLORIDA. The Mount Pleasant region is a high table-

correctness the"Home Grown Stock" report, and the extracts we give in our Terms of Subscription.Two land prominent country surveyors(being to conceded be the highest by the pointin most

California another Dollars per in advance,postpaidto Florida),dry,entirely free from all mala-
resolution the last session of Department on
passed at any part of the United States or Canada rial diseases,and without doubt the healthiest
to foreign countries comprised in Postal the State for a permanent residence,
found .
Florida Association. will be interesting.Mr.
the Nurseryman's ; page, very Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. wing been a health resort before the war.
I 4 The date when the subscription expires Is
on the Address Label of each paper, the VINEYARDS
Italy Must Go,Could Compete With Burr suggests that Mr. Godbeybe change of which to a subsequent date be- consist of at least twenty-five acres under
comes a receipt for remittance. No other.receipt Scuppernong vines,supported by wire arbor.
Florida and Louisiana; But requested favor the readers of is sent unless requested. Vines ten years old. There are six or eight
Calfornia Knocks her Out. The paper Is stopped at expiration of the acres in Bunch grapes,embracing Cynthlana
the DISPATCH with full particulars subscription,unless previously renewed. Martha, Hartford, I ves, White.Malaga, Con-
When a change of address Is desired, both cord and Delaware,all of which do well and
As an illustration of how a report regarding the rotting of the Kelseysthat the old and new addresses should be given. are free from disease.

may gain credence by persistent iter- he reports, inasmuch as his expe- Remittancesat WINE CELLAR

ation and industrious dissemination rience seems exceptional. We shall the risk of the sender unless made by is 43x70 feet of which one story is under-
registered letter or by check, express order, ground. Casks with capacity for 7OCO gal-
regardless of its truth or falsehood, we be pleased to hear from Mr. Godbey, or postal order, payable to CHAS. W. DA- lons wine. .
COSTA, Publisher of the florida Dispatch, Two Immense fermenting vats (new),two
submit the following squib that is now and trust he will give us further facts, To Advertisers. copper stills for distilling brandy(an excellent
article of which has been made),wine presses,
going the rounds of the press, it is one together with his experience regardingthe The DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICUL- crushers,hoists, trucks, etc. f tc. ,
TURAL JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a Forty acres of highly cultivated land will
of the scintillations of that brazen matter. large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe also be rented if desired. ,'-,
United States and foreign countries- An entire Frac.Sec. (559 acres) adjoining .
meteor sometimes called the California wherever the interest is turned Southward.It for sale. '
Dr. has exhibition at iS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUMS -. For further particulars apply to
Boom: Stringer on IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- A.H.MANVILLE, Editor.
his store section of elder bush. tate,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, ..,
, RoME, August 14,1887.-The inquiry drug a Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable *+*

conducted by the minister of grown on his place in the edge of town. rapidly increasing to reach our permanent winter visitors population.or our One hundred and fifty bushels Florida'
raised Seed Rye for sale. Address '
commerce into the effect of the Amen: This monster pop gun timber measures J OnNoBRADFOB.t!?, ,.
eleven inches in diameter.-Brook-' Advertising Rates Bradfordville, Fla.
can trade upon the orange and lemon ville New $i.00 per inch first insertion: 50 cents per
inch for each subsequent insertion.
production of Italy has been con-
last Mr. Chew Preferred Positions,Next Reading or on Cover: Just Received.
Thursday Benj.
cluded. The states that Cali- pro
$1.40 per inch first insertion 70 cents
; per
fornia can supply the American prietor of the "Villa Citrusa" grove, inch for each subsequent Insertion. Fresh Turnip Seed.
10 cent.oft on S months' contracts. Fresh Ruta Baga Seed. .
this left with per
near city, us some sam
market throughout the year; that in i ID" on 6" Fresh Cabbage Seed.
Florida the plantations are not situ- ples of Imperial Japan persimmonsgrown 30" on 12" Fresh Egg Plant Seed.
Advertisements be in
BUST acceptable
ated on land suitable for the growthof by him. In appearance, when ,' EVERY respect. All varieties. Send in your orders..
in ripe, they resemble a tomato, but they THE FLORIDA DISPATCH is sent free to Remember I guarantee my seed.
while to Louisiana -
oranges, regard those who advertise in it,as long as adver- WILLIAM A. BOUBS,
the opinion is expressed that Italy are pear-shaped and very plump. In tisement continues.Address 20 West Bay Street Jacksonville.AFish .

has fear the there flavor, they are superb, and have the .
nothing to season ?.CHAS. W. DACOSTA,Publisher .
being of brief duration. fibre of a plum, with flat, small seeds, y Jacksonville Florida.The Compost.For .

similar somewhat to the ordinary '
Several correspondents in Canada These the Vegetables and Trees. Unsurpassed ,-
Japan persi mon. were attention of those desiring seeds is
New where Californiais 1 directed to the advertisement of T. W. for strawberry plants. $1:.25 per:'
and England, first of the kind we ever tasted, and bbl. Address T. L. JENERSON & SON, :
Wood & Sons TSo. 10 S. Fourteenth St.
getting in her best work have sentus we can say that'they surpass any that Richmond, Va., This is an old and reli-, Fmitland, Fla. : :
ever passed our lips Mr. Chew -> .H- ,
the 'foregoing. In his letter of able seed house.
the trees grow practically without attention For Sale.
transmittal Nashua N. H.
a corres- but says that fertilization will The Lane & Bodley Co., Cincinnati, Improved Florida Seedling Strawberry .

pondent takes occasion to say: "Com undoubtedly make the fruit larger and 0., established 1850, are the oldest and Plants,and Para Grass Cuttings. Prices

ment is hardly necessary. For every finer. The tree from which this fruit most extensive manufacturers of enginesand Reasonable. Address "
saw-mills in this country. The excellent PETER EYCLESHBIEB,
truthful person who knows anythingof was picked will bear about 800 per- quality of their work, fair dealingand Auburndale, Fla.

Florida to simmons, and they will bring at retail liberal use of printers'ink, has given e .
personally can testify
five cents each. Thanks, Mr. Chew; their goods a reputation and sale throughout Genuine Federal Point Strawberry '

the untruthfulness of this California do it again.-Sanford Argus.MeteorologicaL the entire civilized world. We take Plants for sale at three dollars per thou.

whopper. When a merchant cannot e pleasure in referring our readers to their sand. Apply to W. A. BOSWORTH,.
announcement in another column of this Federal Point Florida.

ell his wares on their own merits, issue. .-, .. .
+tt 9
without running down his neighbor's First Dose Cured. .
Az A Home in Florida. "

goods, it is pretty good proof of the inferiority : a .ieTflm :;;wwa' wd 1 Tour attention is called to the offer ofa Mr. E. Petri, Glasgow, Ky., writes: ,

.... of his own. Let any 'one, if. 00 CO ';: 91'811' e2eaaaV JO E 6 Q i-S6 0 o'd WU 0 02 lot in Macedonia City, and year's sub- "My daughter contracted chills in 1877.
.. No prescription ever more than
to of this State gave
scription a leading
\-1 a doubt exists$, in his mind'as to the -w ISS1-: 1 for $4. Macedonia City paper is fifteen miles temporary relief, no tonic kept them off.

suitableness of Florida land for 'L1IP1UIflH' I ho': ch: h south of the terminus of the Florida Two bottles of Hughes' Tonic cured her
R lisp U'83K' 53 Southern R. R., at Trabue,and overlooks completely. She had no chill after takingthe

oranges, go to Orange City, Volusia saO = 3I the far-famed bay of Charlotte Harbor, first dose. I recommend Hughes'

county,. where he can see three thousand 'e M, .ttooI9A I t-oQ'CO: :!::'rh :: the most magnificent sheet of water in Tonic" to all suflering from' chills and fe- .
-d' the South. An unparallelled offer. For ver.
acres of flourishing .. q 53o R. A. Robinson & Co., _
orange groves 3 ..uOnaa.tl0CD of paper and for full particulars, Wholesale .

within radius of three ,miles of the ( wowzzwz W ,EeC address THE EQUATOR PUB. Co., Druggists Louisville Ky. ..'
Sold at retail by Druggists generally.
t Key West Fla.
town,,and I think all ,doubts will be M b.. V < "
"O "h*" A Bermuda Onion Seed. ,
dispelled ,' qtPa.tp1It1q .- a Washington Naval, Jaffa and Tangerine. '
W iSg ptro saqouj 8t3"; ; OhrH I. have now on hand, and will receive -
California "wants the earth," but it M tfBJUJV.1'ri'se' 2 Strong, thrifty buds on sour stocks, in a few days, a fresh lot of Ber

will take besides artificial m* 3& 1' something CD ( III o at prices usually asked for much smaller. This seed is well known to the

booms and newspaper puffs to "get I Ia I ta' 'U'89nT, '. I i '3I lam,: co-m c.:.... rf4 ,g. Also Noonan Improve or Mobile Straw I. gardeners of Florida, having been, tested

there." The big rush to Californialast @ _;a -g m berry plants at $2 per thousand. through many seasons.J. .
I IO Ia. o muUl1UU"l'I MS888388S885SS53S3 rm a H WILLIAMS &HOLLAND. HOWARD TUCKER, ", .
and the incident disappointment :tJ H Crescent City Fla. J
year, .. Q)H:: Sanford, Fla. .

of.the tourists, has been the best m,mJxvJ{ Ic: o-o ao >-.H .-<- "
:....= Waverly Stock Farm. Guavas Wanted.
advertisement Florida could o -
possibly ccM:: ;, I. '. d 884..I919moJ'8g 'So4g Cows and Heifersin Calf to Panic" Will pay highest market price. Writeus

.' 8QS. C. No. 9,420, American Jersey Cattle Club. before engaging your crop.LlTTLEFIELD ":
have.While OSO S(1ea tIV9W. I i3 Panic's g. g. dam, Eurotas, No. 2,454, &6TEERE) ,
continue ,
we to produce, as '
D*) .i .Rill:; made 778 pounds of butter in one year. Jacksonville, Fla. 7
we are likely to do for some time to -O .. I : .:. : : : i 1! S2 Bomba, No. 10,330, was sired by the -.-..- .f'

.twice o ', : I : Duke of Darlington, No. 2,460-Panic's Van Epps Howard Euitia,Fla.
come Cali- p pas
as as ,.
many oranges J : ; i .
o '* **ljfi .:.:I.. grandsire.! Her calf sold for $12,000. Grove contractor and agent. Land '
fornia, of a quality she 'never' has and .: t H *Pt Pedro, No. 3,187,sold for $10,000, is a cleared, set with orange trees and taken: ; I
neer' "can equal l: we" can'' contemplatewith E.: tf\\9"v:p >*Illll 5? 8 4< T rtlghes rtlgheswHlghes wHlghes wHlghesNOTE.NOTE. son of Eurotas! No.SCHRADER 2,454-Panic's BltOS.g. g. care Satisfaction of. Trees. guaranteed.furnished.Terms Taxes.paid.niOder'c. .1 '

complacency .l lands which 4 j;
our'; .. .ll q ,-4": zE4P.4 < Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. ate.t .




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of California they were grown it :was be out of place. It seems that-we cer- Our moneys have been on deposit

Correspondence; impossible to tell, as the wrappers tainly ought,to be entitled to a shareof now over a year and :yet we have

-t' .' bore the imprint of "Porter & Bro ., the enormous immigration that goes no deeds., Others who applied for lands
San Francisco and Los Angeles." West. Now the is how does
Query? ;question given in the list of those on the ,
Florida watermelons appeared in the the West this immigration -
If It strains the Northern gizzard, secure enormous market, were informed that it was
Aided by decay and blizzard, market at. Canton, 0., about June ? Simply by having its agentsin reserved for the Florida Southern
To oranges consume that the get scanty there; remnant of our 10th ; the first that I saw was sold at nearly every city in Europe, where: Railroad, others that it 'was

When Won't there it split has the been Northern no blizzard gizzard, ten cents a slice, or as near as I could those desiring can get 'information' State land, others again thatif

To,step outside the mighty pile cold storage estimate about one thirtieth of the about any county, city or town. Then, they would, send on their affidavit

helps us put there? melon. It was about ten inches in again, they have their,agents_stationed with the money, they would be

Ought we not to aid that gizzard, diameter and the slices were cut length; at Castle Garden awaiting the arrivalof allowed to enter it at $1 per acre.

Dy..ome And by trick dynamite of witch or glycerine or wizard blow, half the wise and, about one inch thick at the these immigrants, who there take Now, such contradictory answers certainly -

SO, that crop the to Northern thunder?gizzard,. rind. Of its quality I cannot speak, charge of them and send them to their are disgusting, and lead us to

Although hungry as a lizard, as I did not indulge, as I had eaten destination. Now,. why could not think as we do. This state of affairsis

Can being digest rent the asunder.smaller quotient without such nearly a month. before at our Florida be represented and advertisedin certainly a great drawback to the

UP-RIVER. CORRESPONDENT. "Island Home" and at much less cost. such manner ? I feel quite sure rapid settling of our State. In this the

o << GRAIN. that many would prefer to settle ina West is ahead of us, because immigrants -

For, the FLORIDA DISPATCH. milder climate than they can find in lands and
can secure cheap
Notes by the Way. The crop is good' of both wheat and
oats. June 25th I saw harvesters of the West, but there may be some ob- cheap transportation, which they can-
., NO. n. wheat at work in the extreme southern jection to this class of immigrants. To not in Florida, and until these obsta-

It is now July 21st, and I have of Starke county. These were : them I would say that there can be no cles are removed I fear the settling'

been in Ohio since June 1st, except a the first, which is nearly two weeks more thriftier class of immigants will be but slow. In closing, I would

few;:days spent}? at Bethney College in earlier than usual. A very warm May found, than those persevering Ger- mention that at present there is estab-

Wes't'Virginia.Ohio mans. They have made the West lished at Castle Garden
is the cause of such an early harvest, an agency by
is ,a great State. Her geographical also early strawberries and what it is, and if Florida would secure the German American Immigration

agricultural, educational, other things much in advance of many or- her just share of this class, she would Society, who, perhaps, might be of service -

political! l and commercial proportions, dinary seasons. The oat harvest is soon be proud of them. But there is in securing immigration of the

are of such magnitude as to constitute now far advanced, hastened by the one great obstacle in the way, and class herein spoken of for this State if

her an important member of our great warm May and the recent extreme that is the high prices at which lands he was addressed on the subject. I

sisterhood, and a potent factor in all dry weather. There was a good are held by the different land compa- would gladly furnish his address shouldit

our National problems. shower here on the 4th, but none nies, and the impossibility of securing be desirable Hoping that the pro-

Since my "Notes by the Way" since, and the weather since the 12th cheap lands from the State. Several posed society may succeed in every
written at Canton in June, I have met of here have
has been hot, hotter, HOTTEST. It has us tried for the last four respect. A SUBSCRIBER.San .
with some few things ,that may be of been and is intolerable.It years to secure lands for immigrantsfrom Antonio, Fla.,August 15,1887.
yet, simply
interest to the readers of the DIS- the State, but all the answers
has been 95 and above for thir- Growing Trees for Posts. .
PATCH. are that the lands are reserved for
teen of the twenty-one days of July,
FRUIT. railroads The practice of planting trees along
of the
although some
and on Sunday, the 17th, it was 104
the line of a wire fence and them
It be off in this roads have written that do u&ing
seems; ,to an year; ofthe "1 I they not
most day. People to me :
State for some kinds of fruit. In the say own them and others have forfeited for posts is growing more and more in
don't mind the hot weather -
suppose you favor. A board is nailed
regions I have visited there are no their lands on account of not fulfiling popular upright -
used it? "No sirl! I
are to am
; you to one side of the tree and the
few and small their charters when
apples a ; yet applicationsare
crop used it and be
not to ,- never expect to ;
to this. The wire is
wire stapled not
of peaches.. The same is true of West for I shall soon be back in Florida, made to the State Land ,Depart- '
stapled to the tree itself, because the
ment such the above
Virginia.The answers as are
where don't have such weather.
most apples I have seen in the returned to the, applicants. To substantiate growth of the tree soon covers over the
The of heat in Florida
same degree
State are in the extreme South of would be less than here what I say, I beg leave to staples and the wire, which is objection -
oppressive because -
ble. The of trees,
Portage county, where some of the the relative humidity in summeris give an example of the experience of planting
earlier sorts are beginning to ripen. much less in Florida. myself and others. Nearly five ,years the line of fence not only saves the expense -

Strawberries were abundant up to the indicates ago, we made entries for several tracts, of frequent renewing of rotten

end of June, selling from five to eight Fog saturated an and atmosphere notebookshows nearlyor and when we sent the money for themit posts, but holds the wire better, allow
quite my
ing no swagging, and besides a straightline
returned with the
cents per quart.Raspberries was answer saying
twelve of
foggy mornings out
of trees adds to the attrac-
both red and black it was Florida Southern Railroad<;l green
in the State. At Island
fifty-one our
tiveness of the farm and .
in the markets land and that while could surroundings.The
caps, began to appear Home fog is, almost unknown in sum- we enter
the;]last days of June, continuing to On have the same, we would have to wait until objection to this kind of post is
mer. an average we no more
July 20th, but for the last week they the railroad was built and then we that the roots not only encroach upon
than four five in the
or foggy mornings ,
the cultivated lands and rob them of
have been and small. At the to deeds Time
scarce and in the winter. were get our : ran on
year, they are but also that the shade
last end the season has been shortenedby True this is to the until over two years ago when we in fertility, prevents -
contrary popular
the successful of cultivated ,
of rain, quired of this how
want company soon we
but in
thought thought regard -
The price has ranged from sixteen Florida other would be able to get our deeds, when we crops for some distance from the
to in many thingsas
cents at first to three boxes for twenty- well needs be the were informed that they did not own line offence. These objections cannot ,
interpreted by I
well be Where lands
_ five'cents in the height of the season. rule of these lands. Later on, a ,year or so : overcome. along
Huckleberries first in contrary.It the Land Commissioner in the line:of fence are in pasture, these
were seen is surprising, what an amount of ago, com- ,
market July 10th, but were scarce at ignorance there is in regard to Flor- pany with another gentleman, passed two objectionable features are not so

fifteen ,cents per quart until a week ida through our section taking up the important as to warrant doing away
even intelligent people.
later, when they were quite abundantat among claims on these lands, they promising with the trees, for many grasses flour-
visited Florida
Some who have ,,and,
ish well in the shade and the shade
ten cents per quart. Their growthis of course, "know all about it," are as that as soon as they were through tak-- ,
: would valuable shelter for
quite local, ,found mostly on land densely ignorant, both in its resources ing up these claims they would issue prove as
too low for cultivation, of which Ohio and climatic conditions, as are those the deeds, requesting at the same timeto stock from the warm sun of a midsummer -
Southern Stock Journal.v
has not supply. send the with affidavitsof day.- !
a great who have never been here. money our .
Of foreign fruit bananas are plenty JAB. H..WHITE. entry. This was complied with For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH. ,'i4'f,'

in all the towns at about two for ten Ravenna,Portage Co.,Ohio,July 21,187. and what was the result? "No Deed" Babbita.

cents for large yellow ones and three << Upon inquiry why the deeds were not .
for ten cents for large red ones. These For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH. issued, all sorts of excuses and promises Can' any of your readers give me
rabbits .
prices are quite uniform everywhere. SECURE IMMIGRATION. were male, until the last Legislature information respecting breeding
? What varieties would do well?
Of citrus fruits lemons are sold at a as we were told in public by one
than in Trouble in Securing State and How should warrens be constructed?
higher price. elsewhere Can- of its members,declared forfeited these '
ton. Here they are sol;: at ten cents Railroad Lands. lands, and that they were on the Can they be marketed profitably?

J per pound, the same price prevailing, I read with great interest the proceedings market. We were even furnished a Florida,August 29,1887. J.

in surrounding counties. In oranges, of the Convention held in list of these land, and again inquiringat .. ,

none but the valencias are seen, and your city a short time ago, for the pur- the Land Department, we were The first load of Sea Island cotton

they are getting to be spongy and pose of securing immigration to this told that the deeds would be ready in I for this season was brought--.iri last' .

tasteless, showing that the end of 'the State. It is undoubtedly the right about thirty days These thirty daysare Thursday by Mr. Jesse Murray, of

season is near. I have seen Califor- step in the right direction, and shouldbe passed, and ninety'are passed and LaFayette county, and was sold to our

nia oranges but once. Peel rough and encouraged by all good citizens of No Deeds,yet. This leads us to think enterprising merchant, H. K. Lewin.,

rather.thick, juice moderately abund- this State, hence I thought to make a that there must be something "rottenin for four and a half cents per. pound.-

ant and. decidedly sour. In.what part few suggestions that perhaps may,: not Denmark" as the saying is. Lake .Oity-Bulletini '




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.Jf; L 1. I ,. : : I( and the crest.a full.av (;as is,also the",beard. attempt to enumerate them. Lice, Oa A

FP\1ibr? and; Apiary.f I Owing to"the' mixing of colors in theplumage mites and other parasites which infest

oS i. they are rather difficult to the poultry house as well as the poul- TRADEMARK

,i-" .' : .'Dividing" Bees.JfniYsLWisha :". reed and keep up'to the standard of try, have a wholesome dread of this

; I. ,ojor. If cocks,'too light ,in color ,are acid, the mere 'odor from it, which is
increase stock f
; to our x> :' used, the. flock will, in a,few years, be very penetrating, causing them to skip : Q ON'T
beesiby dividing
wei imusttbegi'n -
yin! preparations bleached almost to whiteness. They for pastures new. For the gape it has pIE i THE NOUS
early tthe' season, t>y' forming
nuclei 'for ,in orderto become lighter with, age also. Mr. I. proved with us a most effectual rem-
queen rearing, K. Fletcher says: '"A'pullet one-fourth edy and it has also been used, diluted Gone
: where the
have a supply of to introduce Woodbine Twineth
queens white will be one-half-whiteas a hen; with water, as a remedy for scab legor Bats are smart, but"Eouan ON BATS"beat
.auceitra divisions.; ,In starting them. Clears out Bats )Mice Roaches,
and cockerel black oftentimes itch Water
.nuclei. ,for queen rearing,'early in a quite poultry but it must be applied BURS,Flies, Beetles, Moths,:Ants. Mosquitoes,
; : aa a cock, appears one-fourth: ; white,, with caution, or it may cause consid- Bedbugs,., Insects Potato Bugs, Sparrow,
thftaeatpn we think,it,Better to sacrifice Skunks,
wease Chipmujiks, Motea,
full\ oloniesifor,the purposa rather and,jf kept until four years old i'looks erable suffering at the time to the ,Mask Bats,Jack B rb1ts. Smifrrel ; white the lawn. Therefore fowls.. It be mixed with the
nearly on can
than'tq! \,draw/rom .J'.l' large number of HEN LICE.
: in mating the breeder,has,to allow for whitewash, or it can be largely diluted
colonies j ; it tends weaken,them
as to
,, soasto
s ; :\ loss'in"color' "BOUGH ON BATS" Is
: not 'only for breeding, with water and scattered all over the a complete preventive
beigtttteawh, ,; i1 e'in I gathering up 'and destroyer of Hen Lice. 1Hz 25ca .box toth'e-i former but also for the I loss by age, and must house, inside with a long whisk. The "BOUGH ON RATS" to a pail of -whitewash,
strength. .this
keep it well stirred up while applying Whitewash -
commence with young stock much nest can also have a sprinkling, while the whole interior of the
metljod we have the. ,advantage of Hennery;Inside
darker in one of>the sexes than he.desires the roosts, and roosting benches and and outside of the nests, or after hens have
, haying]ipur>: queeu cell;; built ,in. full set a week, sprinkle the "BocGH cor Rua"bbed.poThe
and in his purchases of new blood, elsewhere can be treated to some of. lightly over the eggs and nestPOTATO
colonies\ by simply taking, the
; ; : away he should select dark the and will feel satisfied core is radical and e.
specimens. I same, you
queenrfTo,; make Dividing B
success, '
: i ;Breeding is reduced, ps nearly!) a science that the acid has helped you in many UUS
I be
colonies, ,should and
very strong j For Potato Bugs Insects en
by poultry breeders as it i is in. ways to make your fowls more com-
almost ready to swarm. ,Combs ahould, ( Vines Trees, 1 pound
; the
line live stock. Probably or half contents of S1.OObox
Coleman's Rural
any of breeding World. a
be well filled with ,
hatchin brood
asthe of"Boron
os BATS"(Agricultural
,bees .arexDiir mamid6pend-: color, barring of feathers,form of Size) to be thoroughly
young comb wattles crest etc. enter too Poultry Notes. mixed with one to two barrelsof
J ,
eiieean' ia1tibg'frditiSion a& 'aJ r the' ''into' the Poultry, to do well, must be kept pJasterlmwhat. is better air
largely usually
r system depends
nu&terOftftHe old )Jie; ;tyill
jjo free of lice. :, so as
'made' ticed. If these outward marks- distribute Sao
to completely the Sprinkle
old;stand from, wilgl.aave
: 'mirrors'of what the breeding has been The best floor for poultry is tbe ts on plants, trees or shrubs when damp or
ours divisions:.' The; .manttel'J'iin.twhichJ]', ? wet, and is quite elective when mixed with
to-divide-+ !insists in : { ;-could be simplified and reduced to bare earth, kept dry and clean.A lime, dusted on without moisture. While inIts
taking a
; many I concentrated state it is the most active
solid colors and
parti 'frbnr; bne' 'iBolbny as''we';''thint {plain plain symmetrical hen that attends to the business, and strongest of all Bug; Poisons;when mixed
nv wi'itv \\. 'fit 'i''; 3 :j.t: !',: : combs, wattles, etc., and more at- as above is comparatively harmless to animals
i1 ) and is cared for will lay her
proper. From one ,strongMcojony l W ; properly or persons, in any quantity: they would
can-make-from, one-to ,nve/or mores :tention given to inherent qualities of weight in eggs in two months. take.If preferred to use in liquid forma tablespoonful -
and the of of the full strength "BOUGH on BATS'
meat production, value
But.we think fi J it- best? not' our. egg Raw onions chopped fine and mixed Powder, well shaken, in a keg of water teed
st3cKBtotf weak 1 anfl'would' make bat. the average individual, fowl might be applied with a sprinkling pot, spray syringeor
increased. On the other hand it with food twice a week,,is better thana whisk broom,will be found very effective.
one division!i from each, .colo Y'8t; ;';a.tindalways'supplying may dozen for chicken cholera. Keep it well stirred up while using. Sold by-
: ; ; be said, however,,that fancy colors and cures all Druggists and Storekeepers. 15c.,25c.l.
the queenlessjHalfLwith E.8. WELLS Chemist Jersey City, N.J.
l 'a' young....Iayingfljueen.Bjrthis unique forms give, to breeding poultryno Powdered charcoal mixed with soft

method our colonies-will soon small part of its attractions, and aid\ feed assists digestion and prevents VILLA SITES FRUIT

beo5me7() i istrdrig'' aiid' 'heribe in inciting more careful breeding of disease. It is also an excellent puri- ,
ttgairifL; we't
ft.l: ; ) i;.-*. ,, -... : both fancy and common purpose stock. fier. ,
niW '
ftl" Qiid'&yJ; t9n.'r, sg'An 1 LANDS ;
Fanny Field in Prairie Farmer., ,
By this means we keep colonies strong ._.H It is a good plan to have two sets of

enoughjtoj! !.store\considerable: amount For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.Biok '. roosting poles for the hens, and change HUNTING DOGS

of surplus honey, and at the same Poultry. them each week, setting them outside ,

time increase 'rapidly. when not in use. ANDFANCY

The great drawback in dividing is A remedy accidentally discovered, POULTRY

that we do not get the. bees evenly! for sick poultry, may be of benefit to To increase egg production, put a :;
your readers( ; if deem it worthy of few ears of corn in an oven and reduceto
divided'festd age..J The t>ld hees'will> you A. J. ADAMS ,
insertion. charcoal and feed to fowls two or
leave th the-new'colony' formed and
go back'i6\the old>stand;, and in order A hen was found,"squat" down, and three times a week. Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.

to get enough bees in the-'new/colony: could:not' stand;! would not eat, and Ducks should never be kept in the

we must take frames"from the old Closed her eyes. She was brought to same house with chickens, nor in the Has for sale one thousand acres of choice

adhering. bees and shakethpm'intoHheiiew meandnotknowingwhat; to do forher garden ducks which are laid on Manatee river in sight of Manatee and
Btandjjwith : except young Braindentown, Ellenton and Palmetto,
1 ,colony, and those I opened Jrher mouth and poured: in two, very valuable exterminators. Is manufacturers' agent for Wire Fencing,
Poultry Netting, Lime Cement, Fertilizersand
bees that remain all or;threedrops, of castor oil, and had Plantation
are young bees. Supplies, Cracked Corn and
for fowls in all its details of
herself Caring Rice Granulated Lime Rock and Shell. Cattle -
Hence wtfgeftall' the'old'' bees"a 'the her put'M, ,coop by intendingto
and and Poultry Feed ground to order in
mating, housing, feeding, buying
old stand;and :all ,the bees at < have the, man kill and bury her steam mill on premises.Has .
young wlieuhecame from the field the selling, is one of the most pleasant also breeding kennels of acclimated
the new stand, and our new colony : so in if like Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter
other would become in- pursuits one can engage you riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
wili6t: irimerifce work' for! :several : ]poultry? not
; tp ,
; it Catch or Tiger Dogs (for wild hogs bear and
fested if'twas the cholera. But
da ;sion'account .of tthe ;old: ;bees 'orw Ifor- tramps).

oiIig..rf: ? Being i t ?ilj'l)' at;heori: ;; ,-: got to give ih&"order, and 'was informed Fatten, ,poultry rapidly, and have OUR POUT) RY YARDSare

stand. This is not the case in swarm i tie'next.morning thatVhe"w!; W scratching the process so timed that proper condi well-stocked with freshly imported male

ing as all classes and all come Had her:'letout, and slie is"'now, tion of flesh and the best market season birds which are mated with carefully selected <
ages hens of our own raising, each variety being
out with the swarm. This JIB why we to all Appearances, ,the healthiest and shall arrive simultaneously. Veryfat allotted to separate enclosures in a forty-acre

\ happiest'hen l on,the comb red fowls contract disease readily.A orange grove. Eggs carefully packed in bas-
prefer finfi 1 l Kwarms>; and have written. \ place; kets at following prices:
and she singing' d all the time. White Leghorns Knapp's) Pit Games
so much on the.>.care.ojjthem.I Second. teaspoonful of glycerine and a few ( Rocks
; Heathwoods), Plymouth (Hawkins),
swarms do not come with so much In''a few':' days the bId turkey gobler drops of nitric acid to a pint of drink- Game Batams (Snouldlngs), Light Brahman
around'in the (Williams), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,I LOOper
remI1arity-'as'first' swarms, and .:we: y was setting : same 'waY, BOI ing water will generally cure a fowl thirteen.
think dividing'!i; preferable: t to >'second"> had him'brdughfj and poured a'fewdrops'of that shows symptoms of bronchitis, Claiborne and Cuban Games Silver Beardedand
Crested Polish, W.F.Black Spanish BuffCochins.
oil out'of'the' bottle i into his
'swarms.-National Stockman. when accompanied by a gurgling Golden Laced Seabrights and Imperial -
.0. mohth.. He remained' of his ownaccord sound ,in the throat; as if choking. White Pekin Ducks,81.50 per thirteen.
White Crested Black Polands Hondans,
in the hen house-till fair weather
Houda.n&l.. n1 Wyandottes (Prestons), Langsbans (Crouds),
:J" t.
k. I ,,then cime: out entirely recovered. Where a person is raising poultryfor Boneys Brown Leghorns 12.00 per thirteen.

Houdans were imported'to** this 1{1. ;' x. Y. market purposes alone, ducks will nine.Bronze and seminole Tur&eys $3.00 per

country from France! *ii.hd uEngand.! Florida, A i.26.: 1887.'.ri be found more profitable, provided Booted Whl e Cuban Carrier Pigeons,$1.50

Like the Plymouth Books and Wyandottes Oarboliofii'cid.1'. .!: U.101L'. :!' they are good stock. They grow more per pair.. .\

/a they* "'are'general purposefowlwatandjng .V rapidly,weigh more at the age of three Dissolution. : ) ol Co.PartnershipsNotice

,, midway ,between, ,the Until the.diBcoyerj oft; He .uses of months and are in greater demand In hereby given that the co-partner--

small'"eggijrbdiicing' breeds"and tiie! this acid, poultrymenra elfas) a host during the summer, when chicks are ship heretofore existing between Anthony; &

large meat-producers. They furnish of others, :were sadly. nr in neeH( ,of somereygoodeodo cheap. A pond is not necessary for c Young:>n>eat.has A.this It Anthony day been retring dissolved! from by the mutual bus
good meat, but are not adapted togood r. tV3tl"r< fectant, ducks, and, in reali:y, the young T.iness.Young.! It will All be perwnshaving carried! on and managed claims against by It.

gtwinglvp.Jiv earl.." broilA1'RJI&Ad:are though' now we have something' which should not be given swim until about I he old firm will present them to R.T. "ioung

)la ers. They' r.are ---2 mixed black: '" "1 Can be? relied upon. for thssMur seswhild'the '. eight weeks old. The water very often s-'ildfflrm tor! payment are; requested and nil )parti to***maKe Indebted settlement to the

and white, the phi nig '>1beinp about / ''various; usesrit L i' a h.'bb/applied '-::- chills them, which i is almost sure with It.T. Yotms.: A. It. ANTHONY.

one-fourth white. The 'comb is mall to are so numerous, we shall not. death. It. T. YOUNG.
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-both upland and sea-island. An valuable industry to the' business: in

1oiidima, improved cotton gin will be in opera- s fate Items.rGuavas terests of Orlando. He has purchased

.. tion at the Exposition, and it is machinery for a home mill, and ,alsO-
,- r hoped that sufficient interest may be are worth two dollars for a earl hominy, corn meal and
aroused to influence the necessary bushel at Fort,Myers. feed milL He is now arranging to
capital for the establishment of cotton have his building erected, and hopesto
Practical Suggestions to County warehouses and cotton factories within The Starke Telegraph was presentedwith have the industry running a

Committees on $htbita. the State. Thrifty plants started in, a Kieffer pear weighing,nearly a short time. It is his purpose to grind

season in pots or kegs, to come into ,pound. bone for fertilizing. His will be the

County Prepare Diplomas Plants and and Premiums Trees-Informa--How to bloom and boll during the Expositionwould The gardeners _of Fort Ogden< are only pearl and hominy mill in the

>tion .About Fruits and Floirers-: be an attractive feature of this putting out strawberry and asparagus State. '
Premiums to Announced, department, and should be forwardedon plants. The Apopka Canal Company, after

Later. Eta or before.November. 1. seven years and seven months of earn-
C Mr. B. H. Alden of has
Rite-Selected samples of upland est labor, has completed the canal connecting -
The following circular has been is. and lowland rice, carefully gathered contract for setting out 120,000 straw the waters of Lakes Apopkaand

sued by Director-General Paine for should be included in county exhibits berry plants.Mr. Dora,making Lake Apopka head

the information and guidance of those wherever obtainable, and growing E. C. Evans, near Arcadia, hasa of navigation of the Ocklawaha river.

contemplating the making of exhibits: plants of this important cereal would seven acre grove of guavas, whichis The canal is eight miles in length,
Climbing Plants and Vines will add also make an attractive addition to heavily loaded with fruit.! thirty feet wide, and is navigable to

greatly to the adornment of the inte- the department. 1 I George Seacoa, of Eustis, raised a and traversed by fine steamers. The
rior of the Exposition building, espe- Forage Plants, Fiber Plants Starch KeifFer weighing nineteen ounces. completion of this canal results in

cially for the decoration of the main Roots, General Farm Products, Fertilizers At this pear rate it will beat the LeConte. greatly extending the facilities of nav-
columns, and as fringes or borders for Woods, Minerals, etc.-The primary igation, and is the means of reclaiming,
the different departments..They shouldbe design of the Exposition is to Mr. Turner, of Clearwater Harbor, 30,000 acres of excellent farming and

started in season in pots, kegs or attract the attention of visitors to the picked eight bushels of scuppernong vegetable lands.In .

boxes, so that they may be in full varied natural resources of the State, grapes from one vine., its second- year'of 4
vigor:i during the season of the Expo and every facility and assistance will bearing. 1860 Henry Goeethe, of Beaufort, S. ,
C., wrote Dr. Shallenberger:, "1 regard .
sition : be exhibitors in these different
given Jefferson will produce 12,000
your Pills as a specific for chills and fe- ,
Fruits and Ornamental Trees and "
departments. bales of cotton this year. This cotton, ver. In the construction of the.Charleston -
Plants-Thrifty specimens of tropicaland Curiosities,Indian Relics, etc.-Any it is said, will bring over $600,000into and Savannah R. R., out of one gang
semi-tropical varieties may be exhibits that may add to the novelty the county. of two hundred negro operatives, fifty
taken,up now with as little disturbance and interest of this department will were stricken down with chills, but all
of roots and earth The production of asparagus has recovered immediately by the use of Shal-.
as possible, be gladly received, carefully preservedor
lenberger's Pills. You have the greatest
and carefully established in rich, mel- sold as desired by the exhibitor. been sufficiently tested to lead to the ,medicine in the'world.MUTT'S .
low earth in tubs or half barrels with belief that it can be made a profitablecrop .
COUNTY DIPLOMAS AND PREMIUMS., in this State.Yesterday .
drainage holes at the bottom. A
Four handsomely executed_ and received from AUTOMATIC FRUIT SIZER
portion of the new growth should be we Mr.
cut back,and the plants kept in shaded framed diplomas will be awarded at Mitchell a fine ripe Japan persimmon

places, and properly watered until the Exposition as follows: eight inches in circumference. It was
they recover from the shock of removal To the county making the best continuous good as well as handsome. yto1&a

and begin growing again. Choice varieties display of horticultural pro- Journal.It .

of bananas, date palms, sago ducts. is stated that buyers are alreadyin 'Awarded the.First Send Premium for description at the South and price FloridaExposition. to the
To the the second
palms, tamarinds, mangoes, paw-paws, county'making the field, contracting for the orangeson Patentee,THOMAS HIATT I guavas, cocoanuts, pine-apples, limes, best continuous display of horticul- the trees. This J indicates,we think, :."

shaddock, citron, oranges, lemons, tural products.To two things-a: lively market this fall, ,PIANOS, ORGANS& MUSIOAL GOODS.
camelia japonicas roses, etc. the county making the best con- \ for '
are espe- and fair prices the crop.Plant '
tinuous of and Genuine Bargains. :
cially desirable. display agricultural City Courier. .H'; ,
Strawberries Vigorous runners of other products.To "
the county making the second Fruit growing'on our keys is one of '
choice, new'varieties, and also of the 'F
old reliable sorts, should be selectednow best continuous display of agriculturaland the great industries of Florida. It Being Sole Agents in the,South tor.:;:.:

and planted in rich, mellow earthin other products., would surprise the world to know the CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MAI' I

shallow boxes(pots would be better), Other diplomas will be awarded for quantity of pine-apples and other THUSHEK, BENT ABION;: t ,i ,.,'
individual exhibits of special merit. fruits grown ,on them, not mentioningthe ..
so that they may become well rooted PIANOS :. '
and come into bloom and fruit duringthe Money premiums and other pre- vegetables raised. .,.. : ,

exhibition season. miums of value will be announced A plentiful corn crop has been madein :
Tobacco-It is the design of the Exposition later.We Bradford 'the past season, while the ; '
to encourage the growth and shall be pleased to correspondor cotton crop will turn out a great deal : ,.4,
manufacture of the best Cuban, Sama- consult with county committees better than was expected a month ago. MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE, : K;'

tra and other varieties of tobacco, especially whenever information is desired. Our cane'and iweet potato crops were PACKARD ORCHESTRAL. : ,

adapted for cigar purposes. JAMES H. PAINE, never more promising.-Starlce Tele- 1 :Et::
This departmeat will be under the supervision Director.General. graph. Everyone, and prices given benefit guaranteed of our lowest.one price Easy systern -''.. r rLUDDEN.

of Sigo Myers, Esq., a mem-. W. T. FORBES, Secretary.A terms of payment,and payment of freight as-; .
An immense Japan ,persimmon of ltUIled by us to Purchaser's. nearest R. R.or t
ber of the Board of Directors and a SEPARATE COUNTY BUILDING. the Imperial variety was left at the steamboat landing. 'i .::*'"< ,i..W"_
leading manufacturer of cigars. Planters ,,' ',:J'; !
The counties of Citrus, Hernandoand Reporter office a few days ago by Dr, .. .
who have made a crop the present Pasco, deeming the space in the Kilmer. They were from ,his ,Alta- :<.:'
season would do well to forward to main small have decidedto where he
too has
building monte place, fifty trees .
their committees
county sample erect an unique structure, 80x20, of this variety just coming into bear .
"hands" of their tobacco, to be in- with an annex of 30x20, all the mate- ,ing. ,The Imperial is the largest,of CORDEONS' ', I -
cluded in their county displayandalso rial of which will come from these the Japan persimmons, and by many ;4* f.:
and all kinds' of small instruments offered at, ,
give particulars as to condition, ;
counties. The main poets will be it is regarded, as ,the best flavored and lowest .prices. Send for our illustrated cata-
quantity and quality of their crop, in the the richest is logue. : \ '' '
cabbage palmetto rough, of them all. It a fruit which
and the price desired for the same. roof thatched and the in- is
palmetto rapidly coming into favor, in Florida. -, ,
It would be desirable if J
especially a side, finished with polished native .-Orlando Reporter.The ,
number of thrifty plants, growing in woods. The centre of the buildingwill Artist Materials* ,

pots or kegs, could be sent forward to be surmounted with a fifty-foot discovery that Florida limestonewill t ',Picture Frames,.
the Exposition on or before November make lime that is 97 per cent
dome and small dome each Picture.; .
a over >;, ;FIDe. : '-
1.CottonThis. pure is of more importance to the '
These will be of r' Goods ,*
wing. ; lit
yellow pine Fancy ; '> i
department will be State than the finding of a gold mine.
covered with vine. The differ- Albums i
Stationery.J '
under the supervision of Hon. John L. Hitherto lime has been imported by '
ent counties will make exhibits
comprising anyt11nrliiY! ;;
Fla. member the vessel load from Maine it We can save you money in
of Madison of now is
Inglis, a
everything grown within their Music, Art or Fancy Goods. Write.J. the Board of Directors, and a promi- orders. one of our own productions, and thousands I', : .: .. > ;
nent planter and manufacturer. It is .. of dollars that annually 'went ,. >.' ..
desired that county committees may It is proposed to establish a cold North will! 20 thereno more.-St. Augustine JJ. ,7Jo J. ''

devote especial attention to securingthe storage house in connection with the WMtj/ : ,:&>BATES I'SfMkHi, iit: ..: *.

best exhibits possible of the staple Sanford ice factory.' E. W. Spelr 1 hat Arranged to .add,;a, t. ., '", ., 1-,aevANNAI'" ,e A: ,', '" ', >' :

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Sj PrTExBER.5i887.1. _....._ --THEFLORIDA DISPATCH '47';

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1"T" has nothing to fear, the season there American market,but that our orangesare HE WANTS TO KNOW..

".< : .; '. ,.\ICL.LJJQma.: being of brief duration." in every way superior to those A Florida correspondent writes: "I

1' Commenting on this report, the New grown in Florida. The crop is fifty am thinking of going to California,

-:;., p ,THE:: COMBINE. York Sun editorially : millions, and might be from ten to and I wish to learn all I can about
)t ,j' ,..:....', 1 says the thirty-fold greater if we chose to makeit that country.' Our Florida papers are
"It be
must startling numer-
California. and Italy Set Down speaking lightly of California,
Americans who have so.The
,. !' Upon, Florida. hear soil and climate of Californiawere and I want to get at the truth),of the
money in Florida orange groves to. declared to be admirably adapted "
Her Last Props, Oranges and Cli- that the Italian Minister of Commerce, matter.
culture and failure
to orange or All right! The Press will give
the American you
mate Knocked From Under. who has been inquiring into
of from climate
of and lemons damage crops changeswas the truth of the matter in a reliable
production oranges too insignificant a factor to be One dollar will for the
a California's fear and jealousy of has decided that Florida soil is not way. pay
taken into account by the growers. weekly six months, and three dollars
Florida finds suitable the of
competition expressionin to growth
Lastly, California are foundto will for
oranges for the daily that lengthof
individuals whomwe
the continued of the Well, all the
attempts press know among have invested in be good travelers, keeping their time. Reading the weekly two
of the former State to -vilify Florida, to money flavor and appearance in extremes of months, or the daily one month will
Florida we cannot
orange groves
and its persistent refusual to publish' call one who rich." weather. bring you to California and put moneyin

truthful statements concerning this As a citrus grew fruit country, Florida,is This is 'glorious news to the orange- your purse. The balance of your
of the State and its force lies
growers subscription can get after arrive -
A notable instance is the and back you you
State refusal officially practically taking a
in the from which it
source comes. here, or if are not satisfied on
seat. As a winter resort, Florida is
of the Riverside Press and Horticulturist arrival will be
your your money re
today'playing second fiddle to Cali- FLORIDA. ORANGE GROWING-WHY NO
to publish the official record funded.
I fornia. As a place of summer resi-- PROFIT?
of the New' Orleans contest, and its dence the State failure. The Tribune the fol-
was always a A correspondent writing to the Chicago gives
constant reiteration of the superiority The people of the United States are Jacksonville (Florida) Times-Mirror, lowing :
'! of the California orange, in spite of to-day looking to California as the says: o '

the fact that it has come off second great fruit State of the Union from -"Why do we fail to obtain that an- The only patch on earth that is

best in with Florida which to draw their supplies of fresh ticipated profit that induced the in- better off than Mother Hubbard's cup-
every competition fruit, canned fruit and dried fruit. vestment of money and many of the board seems to be California, but California -
fruit Florida has no fear of serious They were also looking to Califor-, best years of our lives? Is the fruit it' is feared will not prove

competition from California, either in nia as the great winter resort-possessing not equal to the best? It is said to be equal to the emergency. She has fruit

the production of citrus fruits or the the finest climate in the world. the} best. Is the cost of production too enough, but she is just beginning to

attraction of tourists, and the.press of They are also looking to Californiaas great?' Our climate and soil combineto take care of the abundance born of
the sanitarium where the great her soil and climate. Chicago dealers
produce the most prolific results ata
this State while it has lost
army of Eastern invalids can come minimum cost. Then, has the pe- who have not California connectionswish
: to correct these false reports, and find relief. riod of overproduction been reached? they had, and are making every

has never refused to publish any They are looking to California as Surely not, since there is only one box effort to secure them now.

statement offered,, We subjoin extracts the State to furnish them with train for every forty, and Florida is furnish- They had the King orange in Flor-

on Florida, all taken from the loads of oranges.and now the Italian ing only one-third of the oranges con- ida, but did not consider it of any

last issue of the Riverside Press and government, declares that California is sumed in this country. Then, why no value until it was brought to the public -
the the earth that
only place on green ?"
profit in Riverside then the Flor-
Horticulturist (August 27th). It is need fear in gaze ;
they as a competitor
Allow the Press to suggest that thereore idians began to look up their old stock
not necessary to go into a detailed raising citrus fruits. two reasons. and send to Riverside for buds.A .
refutation of this tissue of misrepre- And in the near future California First The Florida orange is inferior -

sentations. This method of workingup orange groves will command the mar- to the, California product: correspondent of the FLORIDA
ketsf') the'world, having left ancient DISPATCH asks : "What shall we do
Second-The is the
a California Boom will, ,if we ,mistake and modern Rome and her surround crop put on to be saved ?" Come to California
market in the dead of winter, with
not, prove a veritable boom- ing country far behind in the greatcitric the mercury below zero, when the and do it p. d. q. That's the best. ad-

erang. Striking facts; its. rebound race. masses don't want the fruit. vice we have in 1 the shop.

will hit home and hard. Florida Italy, at present, exports to the
United States annually 150,000,000 THE ORANGE PRODUCTION.A .
wants no better advertisement than
oranges and about180,000,000lemons. dispatch to the Associated Press, 800,000FLORIDA ACRBS
of this kind thrown
matter out by her During the coming season, River I dated the 20th, says: ,

enemies, the venom is so apparent as side will ship East fully 35,000,000 The Mail and Express says: The

to lead the uninformed in whose wayit oranges, and Southern.California will experts at the Foreign Fruit Exchangedo LANDSSituated
fall ship East, not less than, the amount with the cabled
may .to look into the facts, and not agree opinionof
received from Italy. in the Counties of Nassau Duval,
Florida is willing to rest her claims the Italian Minister of Commercethat Columbia, Suwanee,Alachua,Larayehef Marion -
During the coming season, Califor- California the American Hernando Sumter usta.
on- the, merit of the facts: nia will ship over the Rocky Mountains market with can oranges supply and lemons- Monroe.Brevard, Polk, Hlllsborough, Manatee and

to the East 3,000 car-loads} of insist that
ANOTHER VERDICT. throughout the year. They
oranges, worth in Chicago market TOWN LOTSIn
CALIFORNIA ORANGES SUPERIOR TO California is only able to supply the
r, FLORIDA FRUIT. from $3,000,000 to $4,000,000. country west of the Rockies, and that the Towns of.Klssimmee,Winter Haven,
f CALIFORNIA ORANGES LEAD. Florida and Louisiana supply only a Gordonvllle,Bartow,Auburndale, Lakeland,
THE ITALIAN MINISTRY COMMERCE Seffner, Mango,Orient Eagle Lake, Haskell,
OF The San Francisco Examiner calls small portion of the oranges consumed, Kathleen, Rlcbland, Dade City, Owensboro
MAKES A VALUABLE ,., .. and Pemberton.A .
editorial attention to ,tne decision ofthe I and very few lemons. The statisticsof Map and Descriptive Notes showing the
REPORT. Italian ministers on the orange the Exchange show that Boston has location of these lands will be furnished on
application to the Land Department of the
FLORIDA SOIL NOT SUITED TO THE: question; it says: received from Mediterranean\ ports South Florida Railroad Company. '

,,. GROWTH OF ORANGES. The good news comes fast from all since January, 1887, 2.204,466 boxesof
Probably the most important evidence sides. The latest is from Italy and oranges and 261,796 boxes of GEO. Fox,

on the orange question ever will be read with delight by all citi-- lemon*; Philadelphia 235,635 boxesof Chief Clerk,

given to the people of the United zens, especially the orangegrowers.Some oranges and 174,729 boxes of SANFORD FI.A

States just comes to hand from the time ago, it will be remembered, lemons; Baltimore 14,503 boxes of

Italian Government. Its official char- the Italian government ordered an oranges and 14,080 boxes of lemons; ,
acter gives it especial value., A dispatch inquiry concerning the resources of New Orleans 55,846 boxes of oranges RELIABLE SEEDS '

dated Rome, August 14th says: California as an orange-growing coun- and 170,222 boxes of. lemons; New -FORGARDENERS -
"The inquiry conducted by the Ministry try. ,Obedient to that order, the Ital- York City 1,055,296 boxes of oranges :;' "
of Commerce into the effect of the ian Chamber of Commerce has pre- and 1,320,878 boxes of lemons. AND FARMERS.Largest .

American trade upon the orange and pared an exhaustive report, not onlyof Those experts must be rather igno- .
lemon production of Italy has been California, but of various orange- rant of the true situation. Californialast "

concluded. The report states that growing sections of this-country. year produced about 2,500 car- and Best Stock In the South. '

California can supply the American This report has been accepted by loads of oranges and sent about 2,000cars SPECIAL LOW PRICES to large buyers. Send
market throughout the year; that in the commercial commission of Italy at to the Northwestern States. The us a list of what you require and we will

Florida the plantations are not situ- a recent meeting at Rome, and its market west of the Rockies is a mere quote prices per return mail. Descriptive ..
ated on land suitable for the growthof findings are highly gratifying. This bagatelle. We supply the great North- Catalogue free. .4.",

oranges, while in regard to Louisiana -I influential body states officially that west and will soon be supplying the T. W. WOOD & SONS, Seedsmen" '

the opinion is expressed that Italy : not only can California supply the Atlantic sea coast. Ho. 10 S. Fourteenth St.,RI 'i m c.rr Va.


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from four to six feet from the trunk, KELSEY JAPAN PLUM

The fullSell}', thus cutting off the surface roots, and FAIRVIEW NURSERIES, A S1"JtcL JiT."" .
Three, six and twelve months buds; 2,000
this ditch filled again with rich soil, two-year old..;"'Som 'fruited*this year.
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there will be of fibrous Botan Marlanna.Purple Leaf and Simon'sPlum
For the FLORIDA DISP..TOII.DECIDUOUS. a mass roots O. K. THATCHER, on Florida Seedling_:Plum stock the
STOCK. form which can be taken up with the s ., best for all sectlonatof: Florida.. Eureka, Peen-
To.Honey,best Octobexand other Peaches on
treys, together with the mass of earth I Manager, Florida peach stock. .Japan Persimmon,

Are Florida Grown Trees Superior held by them, and the tree will notice I San. Mateo, Putnam County, Florida. Grapes Inspection,Oranges,'etc. Price list1ady'soon..

;for Florida Planting to Those the change but little. The top should solicited.A.. CAT XAIIAN,

Grown Further North?, be well cut back) at the time the roots Prop.Eureka Nursery, -,Melrose-" ',Clay\\-,1 Co.,,Fla.

With permission I desire to;, are cut-Colman's Rural Wwld. The best varieties of the Orange and Lemon Hoffman
your .. and other Citrus Fruits. The Seedling. call 'attention to a remarkable'
very Strawberry Plants for Sale. Choice varieties of the Fig,ol recent Intro This extra early and most prolific berry,
resolution, passed at the recent "Flor- The most for ductlon. I Charleston
profitable\ variety Flor- now grown very extensively around -
ida Nurserymen's Convention," that I da. The pure Numan.& $3 thousand. The Cattley Guava both the Red and Yel and Norfolk for its great'shipping Quality

am constrained to believe did not receive Carefully packed and snipped on recept low. and its handsome color and,size,la the best
full consideration by that of price. Address, WM. JAMES berry now grown for the Northern market,
The Peach and Pear of the sorts best '
P. O. Box 603 Jacksonville.
all other varieties wherever
and has superseded -
body of intelligent gentlemen, and the soil and.climate of Florida. '
/ Introduced lam large
now a
which is calculated to
injure nurserymen Profit in Fruit Culture. The Japan Plum,varieties of the Mulberry stock of plant, that Is now ready tor,the tail.
who happen to be just outside the Hart's Oaolce Bananas,GrapesPecans: ,etc. trade A 1 parties wishing to try them t will t

pale of that wonderful boundary KELSEY and other valuable Plums. 25,000 please apply to me for circulars, as I will sell
LECONTE, KEIFFER and other Pears and 43 Ca alogue free on application.,
marking the northern limits of the Apples on LeConte stock. All the valuable them at a very 19W rate.OLIVER: .
State of Florida. I refer to the following Oriental and Southern Fruits.I CAMPHOR':' REFERENCES!: :Crosby&Go wen'Baa Mateo;
TREES OLIVES, PRUNES. Nut Trees of wl ..
I Hon. o. W. Lyle, San Mateo; 1 J Webb, MOORE,
: all kinds. JERSEY CATTLE,JERSEY RED: Palatka. .Rr"
|! HOGS. Seeds of Forage Plants. Highest 16 Blake Street Charleston,'S. C.
,Resolved, That it is the belief of this quality,lowest prices. V aluabl .Information;
association that Florida grown stock:, In Illustrated catalogue free. I ONE MILLIONFruit

of all deciduous fruit trees is prefer; CHEROKEE FAltM AND NURSERIES, Trees, Grape Nurseries of Lake. Weir. ,Co. }
Waycrosi, Ga. Strawber
able to those raised further north." VlneaJ-an.*, Etc. 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees,
have no doubt such stock is "pref- WRITE ]?o i Selling!! lowtatWillow' Our trees are very thrifty,three and four
Lake Nursery. year old stock,%to 1y Inch diameter,with
erable under certain circumstances, "How to Grow LeConte, Keiffer, DescriptlveCatalogne\ one year old b as. Nurseries easily acces-
to the Florida nurserymen, but the Bartlett, and Other ;Pearsin and price list mailed free tble to Florida Southern Railroads Send for
on application Address Catalogues. Address
effect of the resolution is to impressthe the South." Free. Sam'l H. Humph.Marshallvllle E.B.FOSTER,Manager.
Ga. dv*2M v Routh Lake Weir.Ffa.
ordinary reader and amateur fruit
grower with the idea that it is the Thomasvllle, la.
sense of the Nurserymen's Conven- Pears Grown from Cuttings. .
tion of Florida that such stock is
LeConte, Keiffer and Sand. Bartlett Law- AND' ORIENTAL PLUMSA
better for general culture than stock son, Sekel, Smith and Garber on LeConte .- OTHER I
Root. Strawberries adapted to Florida, Alabama SPECIALTY. ,
grown anywhere outside of Florida.I and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, Noo- 'f' -v I.
ask candidly is such the case? and nan and Noonan Improved. Peaches: < een-; JAPAN TBB8IMBlON3: ; ON NATIVE: ROO'1.Also t;'.
to, Honey Southern Beauty and others. a full line of Nursery Stock of the most choice varieties adapted to Florida;:;*
if so, what are the proofs? Can it be Plums: K'isey'SJapan.Marlannaandothers.\
R. H. BURR Proprietor, Bartow, PolK County;'Fla. '
that "Florida Pot grown strawberries on special order only.A ,
possible grown nursery good supply of general Nursery Stock at ,
stock" is superior or even, preferablefor prices to suit the times byGEO. T.: ar.DEALER OC> f3,

general culture to that grown in Tallahassee Nursery.,Tallahassee G. GlOBS,,Fla, IN :REAL ESTATE.:

the adjoining southern counties of Send for Catalogue.ORANGE. _____ AND PROPRIETOR: OF '..

Georgia or Alabama? or can it be BUENA VISTA NURSERIES., ', .ti.:'_ : :

asserted and proven that Florida Several"thousand acres of land for sale Every Kind of Budded Orange and T emon Trees,
stock is superior to that as far TREES: all kinds of Seedlings,Japan Persimmon Trees,etc.,for sale. Trees will be carefully. packed
grown ,- ..' ,, and shipped to any part of the State. 'Bearing Lime Trees at 10,cents each. "..' >'.I. '11
north as Augusta, Smithville and CLERMONT, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Huntsville for culture in southern FOBSummer

Georgia and Florida? I think facts VILLA FRANCA NURSERIES.

and the of Planting. .
experience practical men ) t \ 'i
will agree with me that State lines and ,. LEMONS,,ORANGES PEACHES, PLUMS; HART'S CHOICE, BANANAS, BUDDING

the boundaries of horticultural possibilities L. B. & O. A. SKINNER. .;WOOD.- DUNEDIN' BLA.Atonomizorra .. .
are not identical if such tand
; a Powder Bellows.
Budded Trees of Choice Varieties
doctrine of exclusive limitation
could AGENTS' WANTED., "

be sustained, the result would be prac- *to 1V inches diameter, two year old buds. LOUCK8 & SKINNER .. .. DUNEDIN, iXA.
tical seclusion, and the various coun- Aoo Sour Seedlings all sizes. For sale cheap.A. < .

ties and townships in Florida would, H. MAN VILLE, VALUABLE FOR FLORIDA AND THE )SOUTH.

with propriety, come forward to claim (ESTABLISHED; 1878.) ''
Jacksonville, Fla. We from ,where stocK raised in Nurseries,
Import Japan our : carefully our Persimmon
the lion's share of that peculiar excel Mammoth Chestnut, Plum,Loquat,'Lltchf i Kin-Kan,and other Japanese and Chinese Fruit
lence. These few words are not intended Trees. Giant and;Dwarf Bamboos: Ornamental Tree Shrubs and Bulbs ,
We have purchased'the Geo. F. i Sylvester Seed House,at SIS Washington street; where we \
to incite more than a fair and will carry all native and foreign seed bulbs maKlng a specialty of Japanese Tree, Flower,.

liberal discussion of the question, as GRAPE VINES ,Vegetable.. ,Field.. Seeds.. Sendfor. .:jtr ,new" Illustrated Catalogue't.H. FIERCER; t CO., .t.t fc

nurserymen living' in the great fruit 315 and 317 Washington st.San Francisco,Cal:,P. O.box 1501. f
Suited to the Soil and Climate.fFLORIDA
belt north and ,of : t
growing lying west SWITZERLAND' NURSERJY.1K
the Florida line, do not wish to be \
Peen-to,Honey and Bldwell's Early peach trees. Kelsey.Botan. and other. plum trees.
"counted' out" without a fair trial. Grape Vines, Blackberry and.Strawberry: Plants. ,

H. W. R. A Nursery atfi iS.our Own Door.I 'll"! .-*
Cherokee Farm and Nurseries Waycross, GROWN AND FOR SALE AT .
Ga.,Aug.25, 1887. A specialty made of sending all/kinds of trees and plants by'mail, and safe arrival guar-
-----...-..- .-- San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries, anteed., Price\ lists. J, free to all,will' be sent.ontlSeptember" : ; C! STEELE'lUanacer Jst. Address ,, ...,'"...i.o

Transplanting Trees.It Near TALLAHASSEE, FLA. Switzerland,Bt.Johns County;Fla. .

often happens that one wants to E. DUBOIS, Manager.Send .

transplant a large tree but hesitates to for Catalogue and order early. Send, SHELL POND NURS.t=:RIIS.; :
do so because of the danger of killingthe also,for Price List of >

tree and thus not, only loosing it FLORIDA WINES. ., .r.
but': the labor of moving. Properly .. Peaches, Pears, FIgs. Plums, Kelsey) Plum and Other JFrults, -.; ;'f'

managed there is but little risk in Send for circular. Circular contains short history of peach culture In Florida. and'T'hintsas .

transplanting quite large trees. W SZ to culture. JAS. P. DePA'S, Archer,"Fig:"
As ordinarily done it is impossible H W Wd! ; ..... I

to take up the tree without removinga rn ERL4CHE1N NURSERIES .

large proportion of the roots, the oo h'' ., ", .. ft- V.I. \ 'fSTf'H ; ;
$$$ion, too, upon which the tree depends <:), h+' ywiJr i Eustis, Lake County Fla., :

for getting its supply of nourishment Grows all kinds of Fruit Trees and Vines, OtTer for sale. a stock of budded orange trees of all leading varieties, including the ,> .
from the soil. If a Large stock LeConte and other Pears,Persim- R1VERSIDJ lafAVj.Z, ., ,. .
year pre mons, Peen-to, etc. Peach Seedlings cheap. Budded entirely from buds received this season from. Riverside Cal. Bidwell 'pier"i
,, and
vious to the time when the tree is to Send for Peaches
Catalogue.W. Honey ,Kelsey and otherJapan Plums. All home grown. Best native and roielgn

beJ my ,. ;ke'pch is dug around W. THOMPSON Smithville,,Ga. grapes,including.... Price list a large tree,stock Cn'appltcatlon of BlackHandmrg.; i{Whlte.Adriatic o.NO and TO other'EaatlJ"ftgl.-MP nlmmonaetc. -

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Choice. and.Improved Varieties of Tropical and SemiTropicalTrees '"

Plants Bulbs and Flowers. seedling of the Peen-to;by A. I. BIdwell, of Orlando, Fla.; In quality best, sprightly
Juicy and sweet; the only variety yet brought forward ripening with the Peen-to it Is superior
Special attention given to setting and tending young budding and pruning old to the latter In size and quality;It Is not flat like the Peen-to but Is a round peach of
ones,planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work gaaranteed. ..! ,-We are also agents standard shape and high color. The original tree,the seed of which was planted In the: win-
f for..I:1uueCoulter: Harrow and the old reliable brand of Geo. W Baker's Flesh, Blood and ter of 1882 Is now six-inches In diameter and has fruited finely the past three seasons,yielding
Bone Fertilizer. All Inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address, four bushels this season,the first ripening May 7th,to-day(May 25th)all left on the tree are
DUNCAN BRO, Clear Water Harbor,Hillsboro County,Fla. ready for market. JAS. JIOTT, Orlando, Fla.

The Lakeland Nursery Company FLORIDA GROWN PEACH TREES,

Are now in readiness to forward a copy of theirt7MMFRPtICE
Kelsey Japan Plums, Olive Trees, Oranges,Figs, lemons,Pecans,

: : LTSiT By the dozen,hundred or thousand,also a full supply of other Nursery stock adapted to
Florida and the Gulf States. Am now booking orders for Fall delivery season of '
TO ANY ADDRESS FREE ON APPLICATION. 188788. Write for Prices. Catalogue free on application. '

Communicate with' E. H TISON, Manager,. GLEN ST. ART NJRSEIi, ,
Jane l5,1887. Lakeland,Polk Co.,.na.Gab:1.e."VI.11e .
I G. L. TABER, Propr..Glen St.Mary,Fla.

: : JST"1.1.rSerl.es: I :, ', BAY VIEW I NURSERIES.CHOICEST .


NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5X) Superiors, ripens in May, size above medium, Budded Orange and Lemon Trees
quality best of alL &XXX)Thomas,late,runs in September; single specimens have weigheda ,
pound. Bldwell's Early Wonder, varieties will be found in stock.
10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; 20 000 LeConte Pears new 20,000 Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted.
high and 100 000 trees of aU will and especially adapted to outh Florida. .
( Orange good varieties, be s.ld CHEAP FOB: CASH.
Many hiss, ii who buy elsewhere. An inspection is invited. All inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sent free
I on application. K. D. IIOYT, Bay View. Hillsborough; Co.. Fla.

a :Lemon Lemonss Genuine Navels.ORDER ROYAL PALM NURSERIES.

NOW before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons is out. We have Just sold 7,600 .
of this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some"left. Our bearing Lemons -
r are loaded. We shall ship in July and August and in the"Dispatch." Rare exotic plants of all descriptions for summer planting. Rare and new fruits.

We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels,budded from one of Palms, Acacias, Agaves,Aloes,Cacti and Flowering Plants. A general line of Citrus,Trees
the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years s nee. Also most all
stock Floridaa.Price
suitable for
and Nursery
,other varieties of Orange Lemon and Lime.
The Double Imperial Navel and the Atwood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the first time of catalogue(of 93 pages)15 cents,postpaid. Mailed freer to all customers.
b to the Florida We shall have for Fall and Winter a few hundred
of each of these varieties KEDItEY & CAREY, Winder Park Fla. REASONER BUGS.,
I Manatee, Florida.


Have on hand and for sale a large stock of fine LEMON AND ORANGE TREES

Budded and :Sweet Seedling Orange Trees. Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthv locks.
Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old., All the leading named vanetles; well rust Trees suitable to Florida. Address, ; '
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,'Roses,etc. Send for :-.'
I descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere. AARON 'W'ARR, Georgetov./ a

.... W. LIPSEY 6c CO., Citra, Marion Co., Fla. Mav lR'&1 tf '

Pomegranates Yalrico I Nurseries Gnavas -
Grapes, Avocado P'rs, :L.ake: G-ec:>rge 1 'U.rser1es,
Pears Anona
Pecans, Catalogue Free. .' .Acacia,, Will have an exceedingly fine lot of trees for the coming fall and winter's trade,especially
Oriental ,', Ferium, of the'UiversideNayci. The budS ot this variety we imported from California ourselves,
Plums and.. ," .... ,..."'r, W...Gr.r EOTJSEuET, rr.ex.v ', .. Caladium. and know that it is genuine. Also a fine stock of Tangerine: Harts Tardlf,and the
And last but not least which is
Persimmons, "' 'Polnci-na, other leading varieties. Early Peach
LIMES,Etc. Seffner, IRlkborough Co.., Fla. PALMS, Etc. going to be the best paying Peach in the State. Send for Catalogue to ..


'Budded Orange Trees,from one to three years old,for planting during the rainy season. and Deciduous Trees, Rooted GrapeVines

Orders taken for all varieties of Fruit and Ornamental Trees,to be delivered the coming "
and Cuttings.We
Fall... and. Winter. .
t F. 8. CONE Proprietor make a specialty of Grape Vines of all varieties,and Fig Trees. Liberal discount to
nurserymen., All inquiries promptly answered. Address
A :," .: CRESCENT CITY,FLA.. C. S. BURGESS, Manager, _
,,-- Riverside,California.

:;,.. ,; SUNSET HILL' NURSERIES. Nurseries of the Milwaukee Florida Orange Company,

Ji Catalogues,with practical. hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list includes Dunedin, Hillsborough County, Florida.We .
.... "I." J the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,
make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS FRUIT TREKS,including
: : Peaches, :Pears, ,Plums, Grapes, and other Fruits. Double Imp ria ,Riverside(buds personally selected in California by a member of our com-
JI pany) and Washington Navels,Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardier, Jaffa, Du Roi,Stark's Seedless -
Y Four stock 1*one of the largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a i ,etc.",etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca,Sicily,Genoa,Belair Premium and Eureka.
specialty. Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches,Plums,White Adriatic Figs etc. etc. Our stock is large,com-
-"I R. \V. PIERCE, I,plete,well rooted,thrifty and clean. Special terms on }large orders. Catalogue free on ap
,"'- : Indian Springs Orange Co.,Fla. !plication. Address A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin, Fla.;

Deer :Island Gardens and Nurseries, Rci.3: :J3ran.c1J.: JSTu.rserLes.LeConte : .

,r, l' -, -. '
OAKLAND, ORANGE CO., FJ.A. Keifer, Bartlett, Lawson and Garber's Hybrid Pear a Spe-

.,Pot I Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Plants and cialty. l

,''',", Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. Summer contracts,Special Rates,will now be given. Address
Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address
;.r l A. E. IIA1'fIPLIl2 Monticello,Fla.
h : :' Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.

:.<.: atom:: :nte JSTu.rser1es. .
..... ,
,- thousand choice Orange,Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand fine Florida
:" ;,;' A fall line of NURSERY STOCK ADAPTED TO FLORIDA, including grown Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties: also two new varieties;Hybrids of
aU the Honey and Peen-To named by us Chinese King and Chinese Queen. The Chinese King
.'; ripens in May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Honey. Our evening bearing oraage
New Fruits and Flowering Ornamental Trees. will give you ripe fruit the year round. We have the genuine Washington Navel sent to us
direct from Washington. Big discount on large orders.
Catalogue, and Advance Price List Free. C. B. PELTON, manager,
H. L. WHEATLEY, lake Helen,Florida,
Altamonte.Orange County,Fla.Established .

j 185G. 200 Acres in Fruit Nursery.FRUIT FRUIT TREES VINES AND PLANTS.

Florida is doubtless the
stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees'specially adapted
'j most varied in the United States. Many valuable additions have lately been made to the THE OUANOEA.N1> HEMO3V.: :
llsta of Fruits suited to sub-tropical sections. In addition to the usual large variety of fruits, In variety' her Citrus Friuts, LeConte and Kelfler Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persto'
we offer 100.000( )Peen-To,Heuey and Pallas Peach Trees;also,KelseyJs, Wo tan and mons. Figs,Guavas,Grapes,etc :_
other Oriental Plume Oriental Pears,Japan Persimmon*,Grape Vines,Sirnw-
berry Plants, etc. Our stock of Roves,Evergreens Palms, Acacias and flowering PEEN-TO and HONEY PEACHES A SPECIALTY,
shrubs includes everything of value for Southern gardens. A special Catalogue(No.4) A. H. MANVILLE ,& CO. ;1,
iipubUshed for this branch of our establishment and will be mailed free to all applicant ,
we.do.not employ ag nU. Sods your orders direct to U8 ftn.4 avoid being imposed upon, r akeland, Polk County,.Fla., and! Drayton Island, Putnam County, Fla.




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ENGINEERING DUtiact cat and BEPARTMENlV JtfixtKf courses UNIVERSITY of EnginttTinglJlntvttiM CivUjteehani-: *- ( 17 I .. Months.. for ohlf $1 00

.tud 9o ] and in..MannaTecknologv / \ :. .': .
? [FZOe4 Fall Fae- .",' ; < -, -. '. rt .r .
ct alt y. Entensheequfpnentsand kMP :: ," S. ,
facilities & ;
n. draugh tJng-room.,1&- :
; )
boratorle ,shoptl and field practice.Nesaion ; > h.t. ....

For circulars opens address Sept.21st. ",, n, .-i u-..;.. ',::'. .',-"" "Jf-\' 4; ... '\,',._.,,.-_::'.:,.<}, ,.. ,
? rolls WILLIAMS, Banwn SCHEDULE IK ',-::-::. _' H'.:.;' ,4'I.i'H. ..-,-, '
Xuhnue. Tens.M.TJ81 '
Standard Time,33 -' \Z ;,-
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t30LD. sonville ;,. < ': .'. ,; .jj r '" ''
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1 lot in Keuka, near P. .$ 25 From ;' < -

1 lot in Keuka, on Lake.................. 15 Arrive

40 Acres near Bostwick.. 100 NolO Bead Not: WEST. FruitsYori: Hcarhanaaere.l .J :
t1 :
10 Acres fruit land at Keuka... 100 1210 P 7SOp....... *A\J\Jm\JA\J

10 Acres in town Keuka... 300 1100 a 6 60 p........_ ,
Acres Oranges Peaches and Pears 600 10 22 a 6SOp......... "

Small Grove and House (nice). 700 1016 9 66 a a 625p 610 p_..._...Glen- St. iP Flowers For Pleasure, Health'and Profit. -.

-_ED. RUMLEY, Keuka Lake Fla 930 a 549 p........w
85,5a ...._ ...
524p. Lake r ",
CHILDRHN'8' 818 a 4 57 p.......... .N.
$ MM. 806 a 446p........... ice For Health Pr it a'dPl; ::
747 a 433 p.........Live Vegetables ,
NEW SUNDAT-SCHOOI, SONG BOOK. 668 a 4 06 p.....__
618 a 8 35 p.... ...
By ABBEY A MUNGEH. H33 5 41 a 3 U1 p......... .".' j '< '. :1..1'
By a happy thought, the above endearing 520a 2 49 p....??_A : '
,name was given to a book containing the last 500 a 233 p ..._ I Lawns For Beauty and Profit. ) '" ':- '
compositions of:Mr. A.J. Abbey, a good com- 5 25 a 3 00 .. -'UJ:
poser of refined taste, a child lover and successful .- -.J"r.'" ; :
4 35 a 2 05 _lv. '
p >"
teacher,who has recently :- : ; ?>.r: ;! ::"fFrutt
This new collection of the sweetest passed of away.chil 5 00 a 2 33 p........_ [ Culture, Floriculture, Market Gardening, Ornamental1
dren's hymns and songs Is likely to be received 4 32 a 213 p............Lloyd. ." ,, -
with great favor. 415 a 145 p......._ i, Greenhouse Conservatory.windowG I nlen. All
3 40 a 119 p....._ ; .
SKcts! 83.60 Per Dozen. 235 a 12 48 p..........Mid : '", Jehovah's Praise. L. O. EMERSON, is an 150 a 12 21 p........... fully represented"in t- ;.
entirely new and superior book for Choirs, 12 65 a 1154 p._... Mt.
Singing Classes and Conventions. A large 12 01 a 1125 p.. River -'
and attractive collection of Sacred and Sec- ','\
tStJ U
ular music for practice and Church Service, -
Anthems and Hymn Tunes. No.4. No.8. MAIN THE AMERICAN GARDEN

Price 81.00, 80.00 Per Dozen. 10.15 a 4 05 p...... t
Voices of Praise Rev. ClTAS. L.HUTCniNS 2 47 p.........
occupies a high place In the esteem of those 630a530a 280 ...... i
who need a collection of music of convenient 143 p......... ,
size, not difficult and of moderate- 425a 110 p......... p& The leading Horticultural Journal of America.,
4.08 101 ....._.
price, to use in religious meetings and in a p ?
unday-scbool service. Everything is 3 43 a 12 45 p........... Printed Edited. Writen
dig- z.n6)Illustrated Handsomely Ably by practi-
4 nified and in good taste, yet those is spirit 305 a 12.05 p ......._Waldo ,
and brilliancy throughout. Please 227 a 1144 p.......
exam- horticulturists in all sections of the United States and'Cariada.'
ine. 2('7 a 1131 a...... .
Price 40 ctM" 84.20'Per Dozen. 113 a 1104() a............ '
10 23 a?....Silver Jg@, Adapted'to the South, North, East and West. ; ': .
BOOKS.. MAILED FOR RETAIL PRICE. 1157 P 1010 a............0 &.
OI.IVJGTl DITNOft CO., Boston. 110,5 p 9 43 a........ ,, : .
C.H. PiTflOW & Co.,867 Broadway, N. V. 1013 P 918 ............ '" !o" :

Buy Direct from the 865p 8 40 a......... :3 l*; :: ,. *' :: _;
Factoryand 835p 8 30 a......... ",. '.4,.
Save Money. 800 p 815 .......... ***s; r't i )
J3@ Subscription Price $1.00 a From now to end of:1888 only
6 30 'P 6 55 a...??... year. ,
SpeoiaVtor'thc' : outh.i JackssonvilleFla'I 'j

Mo.4., Wo.0.Cedar Key Specimen copy for 6 cents. .r,.7';:} :

i 10.15 a 4 05 p...... -"'j. '." '
2 47 p...;.....( E. H. LIBBY, Publisher, Broadway, New York.) '
630a530a 2 30 p...:.. :
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1 1I 425 a 1I 51 p p...... ORIENTAL FRUIT TREES A SPECIALTY.,. ;

1j j I 4 as a 12 31 p.......... Kelsey, Botan and Ogan Japanese Plums on native Plum Stocks
43 1212
3 a p.Starke i Kelsey June Buds on native Peach Stocks. Peen-to and Honey Peachel.LeConteand .
1I .....
( 305a815p 11 25 a Lv W Klefler Pears on their own roots. Bartlett and other pears on
1125 a....Ar Waldo ._ LeConte stock of Pears, Plums. Cherries
A' 740p'1100 a.....?.. .; roots.and Nectarines.A large Address Apples, Quinces,
I 700 P 10 30 ....... .
535p 9 55 a........ 1 F. ::E3.EJJ: : : EJS
I 4 30 P 915 a?...... .
8 R9 a.....?.. I i Manager Huntsville Wholesale Nurseries, HuntsvIlle, Alabama.
-::--- 615 a..Cedar I -

I Tampa I .- Well Curbing and Chimney Flues
1\0 i. No.8.
1 t jioasaoo7 4 05 ....... Cheaper and Better than Brick.
I 2 47 p........

1 5.30 a 143 p..........Bald > ..
3.05 a 12 05 p............ and No skilled labor .
Ornamental Cheap Strong. required.
11.57 P 1010 a-.._...... .f;
,' 960p435p 9 08 a-.Lv Wild Address '
'T -lEi:, ]j[ T 3E*.t L3MC OU8 9 05 a. Ar : ;__ FLORIDA STONE :AND PIPE C01lP ANY, ,
4 00 P 8 40 a...... : flee 521E Wet RAT Street. Jacksonville. Fla.PANCOAST .
230 P ......."
CRESCENT 80c. SHIRT 810 a_.. St.
800 a... r.
& I
-- 7 37 a. ... GRIFFITHS
JICtUDII LIXER COLUB AID MFFS. 7 20 a....._Dade :jf t I
It is a source of wonder to shirt wearers 600 a...Lv Plant ;
that we can sell so fine a shirt and 4-ply linen col. Jacksonville AND MERCHANTS;
la.raand cuffs, which retail anywhere for $1.50 or
1015 a 5 50 ..... PHILADELPHIA.
zoo,for so low a price,and pay p.
lor besides. The 9 45 a 5 25 p......Hart's the Ventilated of Strawberries '
advertising ( of system shipping from Florida (without ice).
914 a 5 03 p......._
reason we can offer such a bar-
: Our Acc't Sales and check Saturday,forever 'shipment closed out that week.
galll is, that we manufacture 8 30 a 4 311 p..... ) .

in large quantities, buy goods at Marks >
forcaiA,and buy at factory CO
prices, thus you saving three 1215 p m .......?........... P. o
profits, that of the Jobbery 1157 a m .......?.......... .09C3 ... 1 '1> -, 3i
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Wholesaler and 1058 a tn ; :: :_ r F: .
and when we have RetalleQ a customer : 1030 a m .....?...._ St. .. .JA-... t b; tILiiI ._......_.
trI J
once have him 2
I we always. These ("a"means a.m. time. )
\' shirts are made of the ltnestlVamaruttaandUfeaNonpareil St. Marks' Branch u os ) g, = :

Thursday and Saturday tj? ,= - muslin; the bosoms are of extra Leaving time Is given r
< :c c. Q
heavy hand made Irish linen in where arriving time is p H
all sizes from 13 to 17,buttonholes hand-made. When Trains 1 and :2,5 and 6,7 > P" ... .t-
en "
ordering collars please state style wanted, whether' train* on Jacksonville "
standup or turn. in our aoods, that if you are from any, Trains land 2 have ?-* S'5-1' g: :'::
cause not satisfied, we will cheerfully refund flourII&Onf'U. ing Cars between rtiver I >-
Try them once and you will buy no other. Orleans. S S g.U =
For $4.80 we will send you six skirts, six Trains 3 and have SI: CD _. to--3 _
<<<-ply linen collars and three pair 4-ply linen dining Chair and g S ....
cuffs. For $2.Gd, three shirts three 4-ply Orlando. en r; S .tj': ,;
linen collars and two 1)alr,4-plr linen CIIHM. M.
maps, rates,etc., f--_
For $1.00 ::c
we send one sample shirt, one write to : -a
pair 4.ply linen cufT and one 4-ply linen col ,or .. A. !h. Q .r I- tJ:
tar, by. malL post-paid. Address, Gen: C ', ,.......JI

CRESCENT SHIRT CO., .D.E. MAXWELL,Gen 1.J: 00 .t, .' txSI
&> !Spruce) St .New'York City.' .;, *-. : I' .CD. : ; ; .151
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1) ::1887. : THE FLORIDA DISPATCH 7 1
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; : SAVAU41I,1- : ,. : ,LINE.FOR 'SAVANNAH- RAILWAY, FLORIDA AND. WEST'N 1 JacksonvilleTampaSKeyWesTRy

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t .''. BETWEEN 4"\. I sBOSTON1.:; *.' TIME CARD IN EFFECT JUNE. 19,1887.

All Trains this Road .Central Direct all-rail route between Jacksonville,
on are run by
Savannah, New York .
Standard Time. Green Cove Spring, Palatka, Gainesville
tad Philadelphia Passenger Trains will leave and arrive daily Ocala, Leesburg, DeLand, Enterprise.: Titus-
wad between Boston AJTDPHILADELPHIA. follows ville, Sanford, Mt. Dora. Tavares, Winter
as :
{ wad'Savannah Park, Orlando,Tampa and!Southern Florida. .
Time table in effect June 27, 1857. (Central
15 to 70 HOURS. Arrive Jacksonville..12:00 n'n standard time. A means a. m.; P means p.m.)

Leave Jacksonville.7:60) a m

Arrive Waycross. ...-.-.-.__.. 9:18.a m GOING SOUTH.
Arrive Jesup..._...._...--.....__-.10:3.2.a m Jacksonville from 8., F.t W. Ky Station.:)
Ocean Steamship Company. Arrive Savannah.....-...-..._.-._.12.-08 p m Cuban
i I Arrive Charleston,......._...._......_ 4:46: p m Pass. MaiL Pass.
Arrive Richmond_..._....._...-.-.... 6:54 a m Daily.
(Central or 90 Meridian Time) Arrive Washington_.._.....-........11:30 a m STATIO 8. A. M. P. M. P.}{. .
Passage Rates : Arrive Baltimore..._...................._12:40 p m Lv Jacksonv1Ue...._ 8:00 12:30 3:4-1) .
.Between Jacksonville and New York 1st class $21.75; Intermediate 116.75; Excursion 13.50; Arrive -........._..._ 3:10 p m Orange Park..._.... 8:30 12:56 4:18
Steerage $11.75.Jacksonville Arrive ...._..._..._ 5:50 p m U Green Cove Spring. 9:05 1J 4MAT
and Boston, lit class 125.00; Excursion $13.50:Steerage 112. 0. Pullman Buflet Cars to and from New York Pa1atka...__...__._ 10CO 5:53Lv
PRlatka.._...__ 10:00 2:15 6:00
} THE of to sail as follows: and Jacksonville and oilman Sleeping cars
Company are appointed
Magnificent Steamships
to and irom'Jacksonville and Tampa, Pomona..._......._... 10:40 6M
FROM: SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK. II ltunUngtonCres.C.( ) 0)1!) 6:45

CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt.F. Smith......:.,.'.Friday,September 26:00 p. m ORLEANS KXPKES Seville..._.._.....,.... 11 15 3:10 7:10
TALLAHASSEE Capt. Fisher. ..Monday September 5- 7:30 a.a Arrive Jacksonville7:45 NEW : p m' DeLand Junctlon.-_ 128p' 3:52 .8(16(

CHAT 'AHOOCHEE, Capt. Daggett.. Wednesday, September 730 a. m Leave Jacksonville.........._ .............. /:00 M m Ar DeLand (DeL Uy.. 12:25p 4:1U 8:20
NACOOCHEE Cant. Kempton................._._..?.?.....-Frida September 9- 9.30 a. m Arrive Waycross-..................-....._......- 9:18 a ro Lv DeLand (DeL. Ry).. 11:5Oa. 1:55 7:40
CITY OF SAVANNAH,Capt.F.8mlth..1onday., September 12- IjOOp.m Arrive Thomasville ........_.._. 1:22: p m .... 2:20 4:01
CITY OF AUGUSTA....._............ _...-..-...........-..Wednesday, September 143:00 p. m Arrive Bal bridge..- ......... ....__-. 3:3jp m Lv" Orange City Junction.: Junc. 12:32 .:12 8:18
rALLAHABSKE. Fisher.-... .. ..................... Friday September 16- 4:30: p.mCEIATTAHOOCII'EE Enterprise 8:31
Capt. Arrive Chattahoochee.......... ....._. 4:04 m .
p tionroe.. ._...._....... 12:39 48 8:38
.. .. .. 19 7:00 a. m
Capt. Dagge't... .... .. Monday September :
Pensacola via L. &N.R.R..IUI0 m
Arrive .
: p Ar Sanford .__ _..._._ 12:52p 4:3Op 8:48A.
NACOQOHEE,Capu Kempton. '.................., .Wednesday, September &SO: a. m Arrive Mobile via L.A N.R.R_......... 2:15 a m
rriTY OF SAvANNAH. apt.Smith ...... ............ .. .Friday, 8e tl'mber23-10.80a. m Arrive New Or leans via L.&N.R.R... 7:10 a m M. P M.
CITY OF AUGUSTA, apt. Catharine ......................Monday,S TALfAHASSEE.: Oat Fiah >r .....i"...............Wednesday September 28- &30 r. m New Orleans via Pensacola and Mobile. Ar' Rorrento..........._... 10:1l: 5:57:
CBATl'AnOOCnEE.Capt. Daggett.. ..........._................Friday September30- 5:00: p. m Mt Dora....I;......_.... 10:32 6:13
'fnvarps........._._..... 10:48 6:2'1

GATE CITY. Capt Taylor._..... ...... .....-. .__.... ,......ThurSday. Septen ber8 9:30 a.mCITY Leave Jacksonville..NM.A. C. LINE EXPRESS.... 2:05 p m Ar Lv Enterprise.............._..__..... 4:26
OF MACON Capt. Lewis..................._...............1 hursday September 154:00 p mATE Leave Callahan................_........._.. 2:47 p m U Enterprise N. 4:00 "
CITY, Capt..; Taylor-_..._............ .-. .................Thursday, September 22- 9:30: a. m Arrive Waycross........._......_.......-. 4:40 p m Ar Tltusv1Ue.Osteen..NM.N.NM..M...... ..... 4:55 6:32Lv
CITY OF MACON,Capt. Lewis....._.............-.......... .Thursday. September 294:00. p. m Arrive Savannah: ................ ._...._. 7:58 p m M.
FOR PHILADELPHIA.These Arrive Charleston-..-...---.....-....-. 1:25 a m Sanford (So Fla By). 4:10
Arrive'Wilmington_ .._...._.. ........_. 825 a m Ar Q.rlando....._,.........._ 5:32
[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.] Arrive Weldon...__........_......_-. '< :4U p m KissImmee .*.....*..*._. 6:15
t fUNIATA, Capt. Askins..M_...........__........_...._._...._..Saturday,September 36:30: p. mDESS01 Arrive'Richmond-................_..._ 6:00 p m Lakeland..........._ 8:00:
'G, Capt. N. F. Howes.................._............-..JSaturday, September -11:00 a. m ArrIve.Washington ..........N..M........11:00 p m U .D tin o v..................._. 8:40
JUNIATA, Capt.Askins............................-......................-.Saturday, September 17- 5:30 p.m Arrive New York ........_.............._. 6:50 a m 44 Tampa (So Fla Ry_. 9:10 .
DESSOUG, Capt. N. F. Howell.........._......-..-.............JBaturday,September: 24-11:30 a.m Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jack Lv Palatka (Fla So Ry) 10:05a
sonville to New York. Ar Gainesville._.......... 12:20p ...
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"cnnecting' with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) EAST JXOBIDA ZXPRX8S. ." Leesburg..._!..._...: 3:15:
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.Turough Arrive Jacksonville ...__........._..._ 945a m Brooksvllle-............. 5:40
a Tickets and Bills of Lading issued to principal points North, East and Northwest Leave Jacksonville.-......._-.-.-.-.-. 4:15 pmLeave GOING NORTH. .
tla Savannah. For Information and rooms apply to Waycross....._..................... 7:20pm
HENRY YONGE Agent, C. G. ANDERSON Agent, Leave Gainesville..........._..._W,.- 3:45 p m Cuban Mail. Pass. Pass
Pier No.35, North Saver,'New York.< City Exchange Building Savannah, Ga. Leave Lake City...-............._ ........... 3:25 p m Dally.
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agent" Savannah Pier, Boston.! Leave Live Oak..............._............... 6:55 p m STATIONS. P.M. A.M. A.M%
f W. L.JAMES, Agent, 13 B.Third Streets I1hladel hla. Leave Thomasville............................10:55 p m Lv TampaSoF1a.R8)( )-. 8:10 ; '
J. D. HASBAGEN, Eastern Agent, ,Sav.. Florida & CHRISTIAN 261 Broadway,N.Y. Arrive Albany........._....._.............. 1:22 a m Lakeland _................ 9:30
G. !rL SORREL Gen. Manager. H. R. .Soliciting Agent. Arrive Montgomery via Cen.:R.R.... 7:26 a m Bartow........-.-....-.. 6:00
For Tickets apply to a, F.& W. Railway office. Arrive Mobile via L. & N.R.R....._.. 1:50 p m Klssimmee...._....... 11:20 6:25 11:46'
Arrive New Orleans\la L. A N.,R.R. 7:20 p m Orlando.................-. 12:25a 7:10 12:05p'Ar
.x.x. X/XNOLE. rP.A. DELL. Arrive Nashville L. &N. R.: R..- 7:05pm Sanford,(So Fla R R 1:00 8:20 1:1&
Arrive Louisville via L. &N.R.R... 2:12 a m Lv TitusvUle..___ ll:28a
STATE BANK OF FLORIDA. Arrive Cincinnati via L. &N.R.R-. 6:30 a m Osteen........__...... l:12p
Arrive St.'Louis via L.&N. U.R..N.. 7:35 a m Ar Enterprise.._... l:33p
Pullman Buffet Cars to and from Jackson Lv Enterprise.._ .__. l:37p'
Safe: Deposit Safe.OpdDaily ville and St. Louis, via Thomasville, Montgomery
Lv Tavares. _... 7:00 ll:40a
: ,, : (Sundays and Legal Holidays excepted). Banking hours 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. and Nashville Mt Dora.-.....- _M.MM....:.... 7:13 '"1):57a
'; ? Safe Deposit hours 9 a..m. to 5 p. m. EAST TENNESSEE EXPRESS. Horrento..._...__.._ 7:38 12:17p
Arrive Jacksonville_.._..........__ 7:25 a m Ar Sanford ............_ AM 8:25 l:30p
Fire and Burglar Proof Boxes,for Bent, $10, S15.and $20 per Year. Leave Jacksonville........_...._.-. 7:00 p
Leave Callahan............._.____... Lv Sanford....._..._.__.. 1:15 8:20 1:36p
7:40p m
DOUBLE COMBINATION AND TIME LOCKS.W. Arrive Waycross__....._......_...... 9.30 p m I "44 :Monroe........__......... 8:40 1:44
If. BAKER, Cashier. HENRY A. L'ENGLE,111annger. Arrive J 68UJX.... **M....**..**..._..Mf**.*.*..lUo7) J)XQ Orange City Jnnc..... 1:48 8:59 2:02
.. Arrive Macon via E.T.V. & G.%&2 8:50 a m DeLand Junction_... 2:00 9:12 2:13.
Arrive Atlanta via E. T.V. A G.R.K.: 7:20 a m Ar DeLand(DeLand Ry) 9:3 2:27
Arrive E.T.V.& G. ]:35 p m Lv DeLand 8:55 1:55

2,500,000( ACRES OF LAND Pullman Buffers and passenger coachesto Lv Spring Garden_.,._ 2:19 9:31 2:30

and from Jacksonville and Chattanooga. 44 Reville........_ ._.,... 3:02 10:00 3:10
FOR SALE BY SAVANNAH EXPRESS. Hnntlngton (Ores C) 3:26 10:29 3:31'

Arrive Jacksonville...."v....._..._.,:3O a m 44Ar Pomona....._____ 3:38 10:40 3:41
Arrive Gainesville. ..___........ ...._.10:30 a m Palatka.___..... 4:15 11:12 4:11
: Leave Jacksonville.........-*-....__. 90pxn
-THH FLORID .80TITl HRN mm mm Leave Gainesville__-...._._._NNN 3:45 p m AM AM
Leave'Lake City-._..:.-...._.....__ 3:25 p m Lv" LeesburgFla( So Ry) 10:55
'Leave Live Oak.....___..._......;-. 6:55 p m Ocala.MMMN.N._.._ 12:43p
SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF Arrive Waycross._....__..... .._......11:45 p m 44Ar GalnesTUle.._._. 6:45 1SO
/: Arrive Albany via B.&W. R.R.:..... 5rtO a m Palatka- -___ 10:40 4:10
s Arrive Macoi via Central R.R.-._. 9:10 a m Lv Palatka 4:17 11:17 4:19
Columbia Bradford Clay Putnam Alacbua Levy Marion Orange Arrive Atlanta via Central R. R-...... 1.-05 p m U Green Ctove'Springlir 5:21 12:19p 5:16
Arrive Chattanooga via W.&A.R.R. 7.C5 p m 44 Magnolia -.._-.-...._. 5:23 12:22 5:18

Sumter Hernando Hillsborough Brevard Baker Polk & Manatee Arrive Savannah.........-. .......,-.-.-.-. 6:10 a m Orange ParM5:58 12:56 5:48
Arrive Charleston.. .._..........._...11:40 a m Ar Jacksonville..-... 6: 0a 1:28p 6:20p
I I Consisting of the finest Oran Faring, Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Floe Pullman Buffet Cars Jacksonville to Cincinnati -
ida.-Price IL25 per jaccording to location. Chattanooga.and through coaches Jacksonville to Three trains between Jacksonville and San-

For farther information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Ckx, Falaik*,Fla. Pullmxn Sleeping Cars to and from. Jacksonville and ford. No change. of cars between Jacksonville-
and Savannah. Tampa.The

L. WIJLKIE, W. P. COUPEK, Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail the arrival 12:30p.m.of the Cuban fast fast mail mall from train the North awaits
Steamship connections, and baggage:
< jpblel Clerk and Cashier,Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. checked through. Also Sleeping Car berths and stops only at the principal stations andat
and sections secured at the Company's Office Lemon street, Palatka,making connectionat
TWENTY YEARS ESTABLISHES. In Astor's building,82 Bay street,and at Passenger Tampa with steamers for Key West and
and Havana on Monday and Thursday evening
Station on board People's Line
Steamers H.B. Plant and Chattahoochee and Pullman Buffet Sleeping cars are attached to
I F.' A. 'p .A. DeBary-Baya Line Steamer City of Jackson this train from New York through to Tampa,
Ville. WM. P. HARDEE, and to 8:00 p.m.train from Tampa through to
Fruit and Produce Commission Merchant. .General Passenger Agent Washington.Direct .
connection is made at Palatka with .
t G. FLKMIWS 8ap rlTitn Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty. No. 234 North Delaware Avenue (below Vine the Florida Southern Railway to and from "1
Street), Philadelphia. Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited. Returns Gainesville,Ocala, Leesburg,and other point :1
promptly made as advised. Stencils and market reports furnished on application. reached by that road. Also with the St.Johns 111II
Reference: H.8. Kedney Winter Park Kla.; A. H. Carey Orlando,Fla.; L.JL Law.rence and Halifax Railway for Ormond, Daytona.
Winter Park Fla.,and the trade generally'in Philadelphia) and New York. .'. At Huntington wltb stages for Crescent City. '.
Fancy M. .Poultry. At Oranage City Junction with B.8., O. C. A
A.By for Lake Helen ,nd New Smyrna. At
= Monroe with Orange Belt-Railway Apopka
: l.S d3 CO. '.
PO-VVmE .CHIEF POCI/TBY YARDS, and reached Oakland.by-South At Florida-Railroad.Sanford for all point

GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS IN P. e. Box: 381 Jacksonville, Fla Steamer leaves Titnsvlile for Cocoa, ock:

W. W. FENDRICH, ledge, Melborne and all intermediate lr lings
on Indian River;at 8 a.m.,Monday: ,Wednesday -
FLORIDA F R U 1 T S' AND VEGETABLES; White and Brown Leghorns, Light Brah and Friday. Returning, leaves 'Mel ;;:

mess, Plymouth Rocks, LanfBhans. and bourne,at 5:30 a.m., tuesday, Thursday and

All Eooda sold day of arrival, and check apd sales sent on that day. Give us a trial Bh1p.I Wyaudottes Until further DO-ttee,will Jtornteh .Saturday.: ,.
JnIt. Eggs from the above varieties at fl pre City ticket office northwest corner Bay and
I ". ,-- 11 thirteen, delivered at Ex..restDISPATCH. once.Mion HogeVn at*. L.C. Deacnf, G. T. A. "
'. 4. 'Main Street, ,' Ricli>a* M dr: M.R.Mozjur, Gen.Snpt. andfQ.P. A.
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,The Great farm. Industrial and Stock Pe. The elegant'Steamers of.this Line are appointed to sail ,. .
ri riodlcal of the South It embraces in'its'conetituepcy '-,.*- .. : f'; ".',
the intelligent,progressive and sub From Jacksonville ; '

Btantialfy successful farmers-of t.hls'secUonj: ; ': : Every Thursday as Fo110 .
and as advertising medium for the Mer 'vs : .
ohatit3lanufacturer Stock-Raiser and Professional StegmerCHEROKEE ..A./:.' *:..::..,..ThursdAY.Septem r lst,3:00p.m
Man is abSolutely unequalled.. Space U SEMINOLE .. ?.' ,...<("..Thursday.Septei. ber8tht8OOa. m
'Judiciously.Employed In Itscolumns1salwayremuneratlVfo. CHEROKEE'....Thursday,September,2rtO p.m
By recent purchase it now '" SEMINOLE .... ...>.. ........................*...Thursday,Septemb-r22d, 8:00 a.m
combines: The Dixie Farmer, Atlanta Ga.: I CHEROKEE..:..., ., ,-,..:.:... ...!, ThursdaySeptember2vth,2.OOp.m

t the Plantation, Nashville,Montgomery Tenn.; The Southern Ala.; the Farm RuralSun .S. Hacker & Son, ', From. Fermat h dluaF1a., ,

ers' Monthly Savannah, Ga.; Southern 'MANUFACTUBER OF Every Sunday evening after arrival: l of F. K. & N Co's trains, as follows:

ist/Marietta World,Atlanta, Ga.Ga., and; the unites Phaenlx the Agricultur patrons of DOORS SASH BLINDS MOULDING Steamer" YEM\. SEE. .,......... ..... .....................Sunday,August 28th
list of subscribers.The September f
these with and its own large all its great YEMASSEE ... ,..... ..................Sunday, September
merits press medium people for cont testify*oiling! Southern And/ Building Material. :: -'t< DElI-\.WARE. ....' ........... ...................Sunday I, September
trade. as Subscription a one year; in, advance- Office and Warerooms: King, op. Cannon, Bt. YEMASSEE.. .-" .,..:".,., .. ..?., ....Sunday, September 25th .
postage paid,'$1.50.() Sample cotes'sent} free. ', Charleston, Si.C.- V A11 Ships sail from Fernandina after arrival of afternoon trains of Florida Railway and
Advertisements per line,SOc. we go to press Navigation company. .
the 25th of each month preceding our date. Farmers' Wagons and Carts. Steamers are appointed sail from Pier 29, E. R.,New York, every TUESDAY and FRIDAY
Address ,at 3 p.m. 'Tuesdays'ps for Fernandina and Fridays' ships for Jacksonville.The .
?THE CULTIVATOR PUBLISHING CO., Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Linear unsurpassed. Every atten-
: ,; P.O. Drawer 8, Atlanta, Ga. If you want a first-class Wagon or Cart tion will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments from New York v1a
Cheap for Cah,call on CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East River ,
: i WILL BUY THE BEST SAW R. D. ZAIIJI, For further information apply to .
$2 J. A. STEAD,Agent F. M.IRo MONGER,JK., G. F. P. A., J. A. LESLIE,Agent
Jacksonville, Fla. Fernandioa, Fla. Jacksonville 88 W". Bay St.Jacksonvi11e Fla.
,' i. MILL Office, R.Berlack'b Store, East Bay Street: THEO. G. EGER,Traffic Manaeer W M. P. CLYDE & cu., Gen. Agent.

farm Wagons from..............S35.00 tot2.W Broadway, N. Y._. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia,Pa.,35 Broadway, N.Y r
Carts and Drays from. ... ....125.00 to J28.0T, ,
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Y bay fronts and best water protection in Florida. Especially ,;.
.1 DOC BUYERS' GUIDE. adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables. ,
: : I Colored plates, .engravings I t) to '. ,
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of description FRUIT and OrnnmcittnlTltElJS. -
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F Gaiivas; ,Covers No.li O.U bay'fronts Pute salt water., Oysters, fish and'clams. Lovely building sites -
ibb .if '. JaCksontme..l; : -,,-A.M; NO.3IND.5n"O.7t: P.J1T _nn. mainland aninlands.. Yacbtlnsr''unlurpaued. .Correspondence solicited: ,'
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