The Florida dispatch
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00055757/00101
 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: November 28, 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: UF00055757:00101
 Related Items
Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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LThAtEB1i'@ '. '". PRICES.. THE JCjOWEST. R. N. Rt.t.Ji.,'t t.{:,(,'.E.". ..... ..... A..E.HGOZ.TTXX.A.. Arch1 ,

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D SKIN .&. SCALP yTin; ware ,t; .'J ; : : -China, ** / ,
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3 Granite'Iron-ware. ; . '-," ;,,. .- Flans,Speclflcatlonqand Esttmateftoibuncl&
PURIFIED Oil Stoves ";. .'. '" Ings of all kinds;Sanitary-wqii?etc.
".. ;;' AND .,' r :'. : '. Burners, Chimneys, Rooms 7 and 8 Palinettd Block; Bay St.:.,_
i 'BEAuTrfIED' Silverware.House ". P.O. Box 785. Jacksonville, ......
AND Gas Fixtures.
..,rBYCuscuRA. 'Furnishings,, t ,' COMPANY.t ", Freezers, HARDWARE: : .'

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: -ji Gate"City. Filters,
beautify' gthe skin of children and Infanta '
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and curing' torturing diseases of the ,Baskets and Wooden ware ';:: 'f. ; .I I Toilet Sets :r
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ttkin/ficalp,and blood,with loss of hair; from i :

Infancy are infallible.old! age,the CUTICORA.. REMEDIES : ". ..' r Particular. Attention. Paid to Mali Orders*. !01. 42l Jacksonville;1I8.d

CITTICOBA the great SKIN CUBE,and CurioCtmx ""'>'7i-
I SOAP,an exquisite Skin Beautifier,pre. ROCKWELL & KINNE'
pared from it, externally and CUTICUKA RE8OLVI Hardware, Cutlery, St gyres. and Tinwaze.
NT,the new"Blood Purifier, internally, Successors to Nichols. Rockwell&Co., Wholesale and Retail .( HoasefurnishIng Good Oraniteand
Invariably succea when all oteer remedies .
and tUe.b&it'physicians faiL Hardware,' Stoves, ; !House' Furnishing Goods, Grates,.MaNtels "' P31It., r ,APi.Wa, Trash uoray, .;' :"U1I1&:' .
,/CtmcpBA: 'rfKKEDTKS'are absolute1y''Pure' --<' ;;"s011f, Apimbi i w. '':' .1 '
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everywhere. PrIce, CuticuKA.:. 60cjJ;i 8toamaadtw
'SOAP,25c.; RESOLVENT. Prepared by the 38 West Bay,Street. JackfieflviHg/FIfl.' *. ...:..>t>." and
POTTEK. DllUQ AND CHEMICAL.C&.f Boston,. Fittings; PJP.'J'
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Rooflng-,Sheet Iron,.Oopper aad Tin
JAOKSONVILliB, :FLORIDA c!,1 Work to order.
Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low HammocksJftnrtHslaeB Piss. Load for TFE" MAKUFACTUKBWELL' "
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F <882 : : "' -, THE FLORIDA DISPATCH. NOVEMBER 281887.
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Lowest Bates of Freight. Always* Given.
Order alMfJur freight from New York,Philadelphia and Boston
r S.S.Line from Pier No.21 East River,New York

: ALWAYS THE LOWEST R Direct connection Fernandlna with F.R.&N.By.: ,
; For Jacksonville and all interior points in the State.
magnificent Tron Steamships of thin Linn will sail from t .
FERN AN niNA,FLA.,for 3i' EW YORK every Tbnza lay"evens ,This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians the Traveling Public-
Ing after arrival of 4:30 train from J. kwmviUe,,and evenln. and Shippers of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key,Ocalo,Lecsbursr,Tavares, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York.
South Florida points. 43-Through Tickets and information secured in advance at
0.OF SAN ANTONIO...._____Thursday,'Noveir ber 10 principal points in Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jacksonville -
RTATF OF' TEX'4a.... .____.?.,..,..Thnrsdav,Novew l er 17 or Fernandlna office.49Tralns .
C. OF SAN ANTONIO-._.._.._.-.Thursday, November t leave F. R. &N.Go's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
STATE: OF TEXAS.....__...__...Thursday,December 1 ..Jacksonville,at 8.30 a m and 4.80pmon sailing days,
O. OF S*N A TONIC-._..._..._..Thursday, December 8 landing passengers on Steamship's whaif foot of Centre St.,
STATE OP1 TEXAS.._._ ......:.._...J turgrtay,December 15 Every Riurnilon possible la extended passengers going Fernandina. ,
C.OF HAN Al\TUNIO_,___._.._Tl nmlay, December22 by this line. The table Is supplied with the best the 4&For Tickets and State-rooms and farther information
LATE OF TKXAS.........._....._ .l hursday,December 29 New York'and Florida markets afford. apply to .

B. W. BOUTHWICK, Agent,Fernandlna,'Fla. A. H CRIPPEN Gen'l'Travllng Agent. J. M. CUTLER, Pass.Agent,75 West Bay St,Jacksonville,Fla. t
Ci,H.MALT ORY A 0..General Agents; Pier 2)East River. foot Fnlton it rest New York City. -


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With the Magn ficent Connections.

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

wTh9 attention shippers Is directed to the Plant S.8. Line between Havana,Key West and Tampa,and '. Line of Steamers between Sanford Pa-
i Jacksonville South Florida Railway between Tampa and Sanford, S., F.& W. Ry between Jacksonville, Gainesville River Junction and Savannah
Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
prompt lines between all points in Florida and all points North and Northwest. Receivers and Shippers will profit by the following nnparalleled connection

Double daily fact freight service for all points West via Albany Jeep and Savannah. Double dally fast fretght'seryice from all points North and We t via Albany,Jesup and Bayannah -
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and to Live all points Oak. Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville Jacksonville,Callahan -
and Coast points,including New York,' Boston, Philadelphia, ,Baltimore, Washington and
Providence NTrt.weeklYBernce by>> the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship Company,sailing from
( 85,North River,) direct for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Saturdays. -
Tri-weekiy connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savan- .
aah Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. The Boston and Savannah leave Boston
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,leaving for Steamship Company's steamers every Thursday
Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for all points in Florida. direct line frorNew to the South.
Only England
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship Company leaving
Savannah every : From Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., ? *ig from Philadelphia every Saturday tor
Savannah direct. ,-
connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany leaving Savannah
Weekly ,
FromBaltimore via Merchants and akin Transportation Co.,two steamersper week;
every Saturday.Balltngdays for Savannah direct {close connection with S.,F.&W.Ry for all
for Steamships are subject to change without notice., points South.
The Florida Dispatch Line lithe' quickest and best' fast freight route from all points Northto ,East and West to Florida. For full particulars,rates,stencils and shipping receipts apply
any agents of the above lines,or to WM. P. HARDEE, Gen'l Freight Agent,Havannah, Ga.
C. D. OWENS;Traffic Manager,Savannah,Ga. W. M. DAVIDSON, Gen'l Traffic Agent,Jacksonville,Flu.
,.-ttrM."R'NLRT.TflV. Ag nt Gains*' lift J. E. DRATT01V'.1"nir tv. Agent. Live OAk. J.H.STEPHENS,Agent.Jftcknonvillo.


.. ". i L. 'W. SHERMAN & CO.:- ,' ': i i "OUR FAVORITE" FERTILIZERS.FOR .


General O Commission, rchants,



'_ References Manvllle,Jacksonville" ; L. L Newsom, Crescent City; B.F.Whltner.FLiReld ..' Supplying Not Only Plant Food, but Organic Matter.
: ; Rev.Lyman Phelps,Sanford; J. B. Owens, Sparr; Orange Lake, Fla.; 4th Nat'lBank .


: ,:Wf, _16'Years Established. .
-, "'. ...... ,- X VEGETABLE. MANURES: .
;, :,, ..)$ .1. GS.. I.&LsM: : .; 1 Ammonia. ......*.......... .....:;.... 4 per cent ( Phosphoric Acid.................*. 23 per cent
{WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT \ <',_ '- Sulphate Potash..... .. .......'6 percent c : .
)") ,., SOUTHERN PRODUCE A SPECIALTY : Ammonia....................... 8%per cent I Sulpbate Potash...........,....11 per cent
166 Rude Street, New "Itork. Phosphoric Acid ....'*........... 5 to 6 percent I( Potash act.uaL"-. 6Jpercent
ConRlgnments solicited and Returns made promptly. Stencils and Market Reports furnished ....The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humus.-t: ,-;, -' .
on application. .
REJ'ERItNCEs-ChAthAm National Bank Thurber,Wbyland A Co.,New York City all ,
"RA"kRnd tbllhM Prodn M*rch nt..or Now York.PhilAdelphIa.Baltimore and Boato. NO MUCK NEED BE USED WITH THESE FERTILIZERS.-

GEC. :II.: M': : ]: c i .a.z..D.
: M. hh TESTIMONI.&LP t -
I have used "Our Favorite Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden Plant.,
VESSEL, STEAMBOAT AND YACHT WORK. and I do not want anything better., -
HENRY G. HUBBARD Crescent City,Fla.
I tried your Fertilizers on Onions,Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider it an
and of all Kinds Done with
i: Building Repairing, ; Despatch. excellent .and cheap Fertilizer,which will greatly improve the land, and is not simply. astimulant.

White Oak Plank and Timber,Pprnce and Hard Pine Span,HAckmatack Oak Knees andWhite H. LEGLER,Haskell,:'VIA.
Pine kept on hand. Yard 146 East Bay St., Jacksonville.. Fla., .. ..
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1-n *; TWJENTY YEARS ESTABLISHED. '< Orange Tree Manure...:....... In sacks |24 00 r Vegetable Manure.....in sacks |17 Ott(
>A' ;.iJJ"!L 'r u U .. ............m bbls. 25 00 1[ ** ..............in bbls;* 18 (O>>

F. -pRElTT ... ,. ....'.'
.. .; .-... i,5. TERMS STRICTLY CASH.
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J* *. Fruit and Produce Commission:Merchant. ', ."' ;. '""f:.:. '_ .. -

Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty No. 234 North Delaware Avenue below Vine :/ CEO.: HUTCHlNSONi '
Street), Philadelphia.' Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited. Returns ,
promptly made as ad vised.. Stencilsand: market report furnished on application. I Crescent City, Flo ida.:
-- Reference: H.8.Kedney,Winter Park,,f la.; A. H. Carey, Orlando, Fla.; L.H. Lawrence "r -
Winter Park, Fla..and the trade'generally in Philadelphia and New York. ,



Offers Choice Fruit and Lands 'transportation Investment or Cultivation.
Vegetable near
FLORIDA FRUITS AND VEGETABLES A SPECIALTY. \', Certain'Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes;.Railroad and Daily Malls
'Also Town Lots at San Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan if desired. Address
Consignments specially.solicited during the ExJost? IODo: ,.Prompt returns guaranteed. i JAS.)(.KKicAMint,President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or W.B. GKANY> S8J t., ,
SaB r& lo,Flotta.f .
68 Peaclitree St., Atlanta, Ga.





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shown by the fact that it will not re- I tation in Alabama there is an orchard were unable to see these trees in fruit,

The produce itself from seed. Of nine.'.(peach and pear) set out by my fatherin but thrqughthe kindness of Mr.Wade,
Mr. Bidwell from 1859 and last threefourthsof
seedlings grown by season
the present owner of Arlington place,
_Peen-to and Improved Peen-to. Peen-to seed, not one was a.reproduction the orchard looked as healthy and
Bidwell's Early peach is now about of the parent, though one resem- bore as well as they did twelve years we have the following account of the

bled it only little call the short- above trees. They are remarkably
as widely known as its the very closely, being a ago; yet they peach I
parent, thicker from stem to blossom and lived. Perhaps it is if you let it grow vigorous, perfectly healthy, and very .
Peen-to. This variety is one of seven having rather less of the bitter flavor. up in grass and weeds. What fruit prolific,the trees were literally loaded

seedlings raised by Mr. A. T. Bidwell, There are hundreds of good seedling tree would not be ? Again, in less
with fru
down ?t. This is the third
of Orlando, Fla. Planted in 1882, peaches in this State, all having a gen- than half a mile from my nursery I

STN they bore their first fruit in 1884, the eral family resemblance. If I plant can show peach trees that are twenty consecutive year they have borne full

seed of one of these varieties, and the years old and more, which bore an crops. The fruit is large, averagingfrom
fruit from four round
or ,
resulting tree produces a fruit similarto enormous crop of peaches the past twelve to sixteen ounces. In
like the usual shape of the peach, and
the type, but which I consider season. Mr. Wad a's opinion they are not as
three being flattened at stem and blossom worthy of general cultivation and proceed In conclusion, would say, that for
the LeConte for
end,like the Peen-to. Two of the to name it and propagate it by my own orchard I will continue to use good as eating fresh,

t round varieties of the "Bidwell group" budding, am I not justified in 'doingso the Florida grown peach stock to workon but better for: cooking. The fruit is

? for I well know that in so doing IIMPROVED ready for picking the last of July,
have been disseminated, are .
and ripens better in cold
up storage
known as BidwelPs Early and Bidwell's i
i than on the tree. Mr. Wade's trees
are on sand hammock, with clay sub-
Of the flat kinds, one proved supe- J
i ik soil they are, in all
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rior to its parent, and has been sent
LeConte roots. The fruit sold for $3
out as Bidwell's Improved Peento.It .
per bushel in market wholesale, a
described j as follows: General ap- -, ;
-f single tree $12. The Jefferson
yielding -
pearance fair; size medium; shape flat,
is said to have been introduced
somewhat thicker than the Peen-to; ,
from France.
color pale yellow, tinged with green I II I Ii .
i Downing speaks of it in his "Fruit
and washed with red; cling; flesh I r
A h Trees of America" as follows: "Origin,
white, fine grained,melting and juicy; 44
Mississippi; tree very vigorous,an early
sweet with slight noyau flavor; quality I .
r:a7U 44 bearer, and very productive; fruit

good.A large, roundish obtuse pyriform straw
cut of the improved Peen-to ,was ,
color shaded with red in the and
executed for Mr. James Mott, Mr.
dotted with small dots flesh
green ;
BidwelPs agent, by A. Blanc, and
through some mistake was by him PEEN-TO. white; not juicy, sweet, coarse; decays

,. quickly at core; not high flavored; Au-
sent out as the Peen-to. In the DIsPATCH ;
for September 26th, 1887, this -, -1 ..

engraving was inadvertently insertedas Pomology in the Gulf States.

the Peen-to, from which it differsbut Our correspondent, Edgar L. St
slightly. In order to correct this Ceran, of Ponchatoula, La., Horti--

inaccuracy we have had a new Peento cultural editor of the South Illustrated -

cut executed especially and exclu- .,, : iM' ;F$y w.nr L.. r.. ..J" 'rr:y%',;.:?'., >.IYai 1fj yyY iL yt.:; e,? ti ,,. of New Orleans, in accepting a
.Y'T.+ fy((: r. 7 r
sively for the DISPATCH (all cuts pre- ;l.? r 'fr..: position on the recently constituted

viously issued representing this peach Standing Committee on subtropicalfruits

being inaccurate or under-sized), and w'gtv r:j. db5iwr.Z .p-.J.'..' rtf- of the American Pomological
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we publish the same on this page, together 1VF.ucf.W tyMy T,"";+7 e" S %?ftiti'y'J. A r.{y,'.A;r5, tip..,: fa :i a/u.1rry{ji J%
with Mr. Mott's engraving of "Earnest, industrious and aggregated -

the Improved Peen-to. The differ- effort is needed to solve the

ence between the two is apparent, the problem of successful fruit culture in

Improved Peen-to being thickest from the South. Ours is a vast field, with -
'; stem to blossom end and alike on both ,, r 3NU scope unlimited, and persistent, untiring -

sides, while the Peen-to has the char- ( JQ energy, intelligently directed,

acteristic thin side. "0: ," .It' must soon transform hundreds of
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thousands of acres of idle lands in this
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PEEN-TO.- A ? section into fruitful orchards and
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. I am using a stock that will last for al-- smiling vineyards. The experimental
Was it Introduced Originate Peach va. Plum Stocks. most twenty-five tothirty years, and
stations while world of
Jn recent communication referring I.notice in the DISPATCH of November by that time I think I would be willing working a

.t9,the Peen-to peach, Mr. W. C. Steele 14th, page 945, where Mr. for them to retire from their work good in certain directions, are doing

says: Stephen Soor, of Dade City, states o and Test: forever. J. E. COLE. comparatively nothing for pomology.The .
"I maintain that Mr. Berckmansdid that he does not believe in using a I| Glen St.Mary, Fla.,Nov.. 15th, 1887. nurserymen are working; upon
not introduce an old variety, but short-lived stock, like the peach, for I I .-*-. them devolves the responsibilities of
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originated a new one from seed. This Japan plums. It depends entirely The Jefferson Pear.Bidwm introducing, testing and disseminatingnew
he virtually admits, when he says that! what kind of stock (peach) that a per- Some time since Mr. A. I. fruits and untried varieties, while'

the flat peach described by Downing son uses. I have no doubt but what the well known nurseryman and hor- the horticultural newspapers labor

,was a free stone and ripened in Sep. the thousands of trees grown in the ticulturist, called our attention to this like Trojans to publish their successto

tember, while the Peen-to is a decided States of New Jersey and Delaware, pear as being well adapted to Florida, the worfd. The recently consti--
cling and ripens in May or June. that this State is annually flooded the and tuted Department of Pomology, with
I claim that the Peen-to is as truly with, will be,found to be diseased,con- I instancing vigor prolificnessof Hon. H. E. Van Deman at its head,

?a distinct and new variety as any that sequently short lived. But, does the the specimens growing at Arlington is a move in the right direction, and

4we'have in cultivation. That it is not fact bear Mr.Soor out as to our Southern near Jacksonville, where he had will assist us materially in the good

:reproduction of an old variety, is stock ? Let us see: Oh my plan-| planted them some years since. We work." .


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For the FLORIDA DI8P ATCH. anese "the Mammoth," is cultivatedin root again, have gone on extendingthe mid-rib and ribs of leaf of a yellowish
THE: JAPAN CHESTNUT. Tanba county, and therefore named circumference of their shade, and green, quite like peach. Venation
An Authoritative Account by a after this county. The fruit is extraordinarily now from a cluster, covering an area about medium, between Wild. Goose
Japanese Horticulturist.J. large, in fact, twice and of twenty feet or more in diameter. plum and peach, easily observed by .,
three times as large as the two other This tree, for it is still all united, holding all at once in front of a good
Hagami, of the Oriental, Import-' varieties, and the taste very fine and grows upon a bank of oyster shells, light and looking through. In taste
ing Company, who prepared he sub- sweeter than the Italian chestnuts; it some eight or ten feet above tidewater.At and odor, strongly like peach, so 'thatit
joined article on the Japan chestnut. is naturally cultivated very carefullyand one time it appears to have been a is an easy matter, blindfolded, to
especially for us, is a native of :Ja- is a rather rare and expensive rapid grower, and is said to have beena tell the Blackman trees in the plum
nursery tree.' most prolific bearer. Of late it has orchard simply by taste and smell.
pan, an experienced nurseryman and The trees do not grow very high, made but avery feeble growth, and Tree smooth throughout, with thick;'
horticulturist. In transmitting this but the fruit immense, and average last season only bore about a dozen fat twigs, like peach not slender and
article he calls our attention to weight between seven and eight to a small figs. wiry, like Chicasa plums. Bloom buds ,
the liability of error in publishing the pound. It also is an early bearer, Now, cannot this old veteran be larger than any known Chicasa, in 4.
accounts of Japan fruits given by im having fine fruit at two years from rejuvenated by a vigorous application pairs along branches, like in peach,
the graft of the knife-or rather axe? If so, not generally on spurs, as in Chicasa,
"So much has
porters. says: All of these three varieties ripen in how, and at what season of the year? sessile,or with no more peduncle thanin
been written in your paper about the November. About thirty years ago it An intelligent gentleman who claimed peach. When not prematurely castoff
Japan chestnut, that I feel it my dutyto was a Custom in Japan that on September a long experience in fig culture at as generally happens, they bloom ,
correct some of the mistakes made 9th all people eat new green or near Portsmouth. Virginia, once later than most Chicasas, and about
by the various writers." and soft chestnuts, and in China the told me that he had had most excel- with peach. Petals mere scales, with f
custom is still in existence in some lent results from the practice of planting rosy margins (same color as in most
There are about ten different kindsof parts, and is marked so in the "Chi-- his trees near together, and .every peach flowers, not snow white, as' in
chestnuts raised in Japan; some of nese Rural Almanac." To-day, November third year, cutting out the main stems all Chicasas). Essential organs abnormal
them are propagated for their fruit, 2d, is the 18th of Septemberin of one-third of his trees. In this man- generally. Sometimes produces
others for their wood. China, and was once a holiday in ner, he claimed the tops of his trees a fine plum-like fruit. Cortical layer -
We divide them into three classes- Japan, called the Chestnut Holiday. were kept in a state of vigorous growth, only partially deciduous second year,
"Shibaguri, chuguri and Tanbaguri. The difference in date between Sep and the result was bountiful crops of and never entirely, as in Prunus;
The first one, "Shibaguri," has its tember 9th and September 18th, or large and luscious fruit every year. rather more like peach in this than .
side issues called "Koguri," and "Ka- November 2d, is explained by the R. E. P. plum.. M
chiguri," and is raised principally in adoption of our cal nder in Japan Sister Island, Fla.,October 25,1887. .>
Iga, Yamato and losa counties, where about 22 years ,ago. About a month -8- For the FLORIDA DI8P.A.TOIL
the many mountains and hills are from this day is the full ripening season For the FLORIDA DI8P ATOJI. PEACH CULTURE FOR PROFIT.
almost covered with these varieties of and chestnuts are very much eaten, The Peach, as a Stock. -
trees. especially on Christmas and New I see Mr. Soar is after me in the Pruning Necessary to Secure Best
They are very vigorous, growing in Years. last DISPATCH on the native plums for Results in Florida.
such an altitude, and attain a heightof The fruit is not picked, but the Jap- stocks. I lived several years in the In presenting this my first feeble
about thirty feet. They are natu- anese farmers wait till it falls off by Southwest among the fruit trees. I was effort to your many readers, I do so
rally seedlings, and grow wild without itself. They believe, and claim, that not there long enough to see a plumtree with a full consciousness of my inability
any cultivation; the nuts falling off picked fruit does not, keep for a month, die because budded on peach to fully cope with this vital sub-
the trees,bring forth young trees on and gets wormy. They gather the fruit roots; and I will venture that Mr. ject. But as my aim is to benefit my
whatever spot they fall. The fruitsare from the ground under the trees and Soar will not live here half as longto fellow fruit growers, and open upa;
about the size of Italian chestnuts, I let it dry in the sun; others will makea see some of his peach trees dead on discussion to the end that all may
have a similar, but sweeter taste, and i kind of a mush out of the loamy, plum roots. alike be benefitted, I launch my opinions -
are very common. Poor people ,. go sandy and redish soil, and dip the nuts It would be a happy hit to, us fruit upon the sea of criticism.In .
out and collect the fruit falling off, in it, and then keep them that way ina I growers in Florida if this old native view of the fact that many-inexperienced -
and sell it in' the cities and villa es. cool place. Most of them dig holesin plum would do for stocks, but I don't persons intend to plant
One "Sho" for about two cents (a'Shois the ground where it is loamy, put want any of it in mine. I have seen largely of peach trees this coming fall,
a square wooden measure, holding the fruit in them, cover with straw, too much foolishness of that kind already and to a large majority of those who
about four pounds). and then cover with a layer of earth. in our Florida sand.I have already planted, a few words of
The fruit is often wormy, and the If packed in boxes or otherwise, they know I don't take the papers, butI advice may not come amiss. I also
poorer classes only eat .them. The claim the nuts soon get wormy. For ex- look around some. A peach tree desire to add my testimony in favor of
tree is principally valued for its port they dry the fruit and dip it for will not dwarf, and when you put it pruning the peachwhich I,have come
wood, and when they have attainedover awhile in fresh boiling water, and on any of our native plums it works to look upon (coupled with generous
thirty feet, they are cut down and after this process they can be packedin about like a three-minute horse and a treatment) as the true secret of successof
sold lumber. In some counties the boxes or sacks. mule.) The mule says, "Sure I am not a profitable peach culture in Flor
farmers raise wild silk-worms with the, .- going along with you, but you are go- ida. During a recent extended tour
leaves of the "Shibaguri," and make a For the FLORIDA DI8P ATOH. ing with me." through Orange and Lake counties,
kind of silk out of them, which makes Is it Proper to Prune Fig Trees? You can put the plum on the Chick- I visited many large peach orchardsof )

very fine thread for fishing line, etc., Recently I have several times seen asaw plum, and some varieties of the I two and three years of age, all of
M etc. it asserted that fig trees should never peach will do it, planted on moist I which (especially the older ones) I
Chuguri (or medium) are raised in be pruned. Is that absolutely true of soils.I find in: generally bad condition, this I wt
about the same sections. These are all ages and conditions of the tree? not long since saw Corporal Mur- have proven (upon examination
cultivated, and the fruits command There is an old blue or purple fig dock's "native plum," that he men- be invariably due to lack of pruningand
better attention. They are grafted on tree growing upon this island. Its tioned in his long Kelsey plum article'. poverty of soil-the. peach demands '
two-year-old seedlings, and bear at two age, or by whom it was planted, seems in a recent issue of the DISPATCH; it generous treatment in the way
years from the graft. In your paper, now to be lost even to that very intel- was a native, but not of Florida. I of fertilizer, and unless you have' pre=
page 817, I read about the bearing of ligent old gentleman, the "oldest in- found it to be, a true Chicksaw. Next! Eared to give it such you had better
chestnuts, and I once more habitant. Tradition says it was planted .. JAMES MOTT. alone. I have not visited a single
inform you that these trees bear when by the "bold Bucaniers, who, in peach orchard where the question of
not quite two years from the graft. It days long gone by, used to rendezvoushere Peach and Plum Hybrids-The pruning has not come up, the cry
is a very large and splendid lookingtree and that it marks the spot of a "R1n.n1rmH.Ti. everywhere is for more light on this
and grows similar to the American hidden treasure. Whether or not, T. V. Munson, a well known horti- subject. In every case I am called
oaks; sometimes it reaches a diam- during its long age it has been the culturist of Texas, in the last issue of upon to give my opinion and I do it
eter of three feet at the base. silent guardian of Spanish doubloons, Gardener's maintains in willingly, and I cannot but say I gen
r The Japan farmers manure their it still refuses to tell, but, by its time- Monthly, a erally get the best of the argument.But .
tree| carefully once a year. Amer- worn and weather-beaten appearance, long article, that the Blackman plum more testimony is called for, andI
icans wrongly call this the Japan it claims that veneration to which age and other seedlings of the Wild Gooseare hope those who have tried this mode
Giant chestnut. The fruits are very I I is ever entitled. Its original trunk hybrids of the peach and plum, of treatment will not be slow to re-
large, about twice or more the size of; long since has succumbed to the fiat which, he claims often occurs. He spond. At Mount Dora I found sev-
the Italian chestnuts, and while' of nature and has returned to mother eral hundred acres planted to Peen-to,
the Blackman seldom fruits and
"Shibaguri" is the sweetest, I consider earth, but several others have grownup says Bidwell and other peaches. Very'few
Chuguri the best; I found the average from the parent root, and their describes it follows: honey, although this last named ,variety :
weight to be thirteen nuts to a pound branches, bunyan like,have Habit of growth much resembling has more admirers this year" lever
3. "Tanbaguri," called by the Jap descend to the ground, and taking peach. Growing tips, young wood, before; I consider the Honeyc


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peach the most difficult peach to cultivate 'to Florida. I am just as confident of further and further away from the these varieties, if worked on LeConte .
successfully, and the one giving ,the Peen-to peach and all its strain; trunk until at the age of five years, roots. ...:
the poorest satisfaction on that account. :.also, the Honey and some of the Spanish your tree is exhausted and can only be In plums there have recently been
The two and three year old trees I varieties being adapted to Floridaas brought to bear by cutting off nearlyall introduced several new oriental va-
have seen throughout this region are I am* of.* the orange; in fact, they the old top in June and allowing a rieties, prominent among which is the
in shocking bad condition, and but a may be said to be at home here. It new growth of fruit wood to appear.I Kelsey. Of this variety I have had -
poor inducement for others to try it. may take a few years yet to demon might here also state that I considerthe trees in bearing for the past two
But by following my system of culture strate this fully, but, nevertheless, it is Bidwell early and late peachestwo years, and had the past summer the
(which by the way I do not claim to a well known fact to many; but every of the most profitable and desir- enormous yield of four hundred and
have originated, but adopted and man will not make a success of the able varieties I have so far tested. seventy-six plums from a single three
practiced for three years), they can be peach, because he will not be told howto Both are very vigorous growers, year old] tree. These plums grow to be
grown as successfully as. any other do it. This matter of pruning has and abundant bearers., Trees of very large. I have specimens now in
peach we have. been discussed frequently through the i these varieties which I obtainedof preserving fluid (which caa be seen
The Peen-to and others, at Mt. columns of the DISPATCH, and other Mr. James Mott, of Orlando, at my office) measuring eight and
( Dora, are in fair condition only; some State papers, and all have access to its in December, 1886, and (stock of) three-quarter inches in circumferencethe
three-year-old trees in wretched con- teachings,but a very few have profitedby which were one-half inch in diameter, l largest way and eight and one-
dition, but the cause is self evident. it and tried it for themselves, nor and had to he cut back two or three I' quarter inches the smallest way, and
Some have received little or no fertil are they disposed to try it in a great buds, have made a growth of six or' weighing five and one-half ounces
izer this year up to the present time, measure as yet. I find some good men seven feet in height and five to six each. These plums are as fine in
and no pruning whatever. These had oppose it, but I also know some who inches .diameter*during the season, texture and flavor as they are in
dropped all their leaves October 1st, have practiced it for years, with the with a total application of five poundsof size, and are equally as satisfactory to
and many had a sprinkling of blos best possible results,who do not preachit cotton seed meal and one pound of the palate as they are to the eye; andit
soma ; one grove of five acres in above as yet. I am inclined to think it is sulphate of potash per tree. Both is needless to say that they don't goa
condition. The owner told me he in a matter of policy with them for the these fruits are very good quality, as I begging in the market.In .
tended to fertilize heavily this monthin present, for reasons best known to can testify, and excellent shippers. I addition to the Kelsey,the Ogan,
order to make them hold their themselves; and I expect to see them also have great faith in Jackson Pro- Massu, Chabott, Botan and several
fruit, "don't cher know?" Having come out boldly and advocate it(after lific and My Favorite for late peaches. others (all of 'oriental origin and, recent -
made little or no new growth during they have floated a certain amount of Shall probably have some fruit next introduction), are promisingwell.
the summer, examination of the limbs stock), in order to rescue this impor- year to try. I also found ,in my travels The Japan persimmon and
did not show many fruit buds, but a tant industry from an early death. that not one man in fifty (outsideof Japan medlar (or Loquat) are both
large proportion of unfertile or spent Any person who doubts my statementin the regular vineyards) is pruningthe fine fruits; and the latter being an
buds. I ventured to remonstrate at regard to the facts above statedcan grape properly for Florida, and to evergreen, of very symmetrical pro- _
his fertilizing at this time of year, easily satisfy himself by visiting this fact, more than any other, is due portions, and handsome foliage, is also
after the leaves had all, dropped and localities where the peach has been the poor success with bunch grapes in valued as an ornamental tree.
pointed out the likelihood of his losing grown for three or four years. this country so far.WALTER Two other fruits that are being
what few fruit bloom he had before MODE OF TREATMENT.In COOPER. grown with most :profitable results in
Christmas. But I had better have the question of fertilizer, I con- Sorrento,Lake County.. .- .., Fla. California and which are now being
saved my breath. sider cotton seed meal and hard-wood FLORIDA FRUIT- FARMING. planted somewhat in this State, ate .
At Eustis I came across a gentle. ashes and ground bone as giving the the apricot and the olive. The former -
man (whose name I neglected to ob- best possible results; say, cotton seed Present Outlook for Orchard Fruits fruit has been successfully fruitedfor
tain) who was an expert orange meal, 100 pounds; hard-wood ashes, What One :Man Has Done several seasons in this section, and
grower. He:told me he had had ten or any good wood ashes, 50 pounds; iu Five Years. promises to be very profitable. The \
years' experience in peach growing, ground bone, 25 to 50 pounds, well Our correspondent, Mr. George L. olive has not been thoroughly tested
and three with the mixed and hoed in f in this section but it thrives
years' experience although any good Taber of Glen St. Mary contributes yet as
Peen-to peach, but had become disgusted fertilizer will answer. and bears abundantly at both Cum-
with the Peen-to, for he failedto In transplanting, where prac- the following to the Baker county berland Island and St. Simons Island,
make it either grow well or bear ticable, would have the holes dug just Sentinel. The communication is designed (both in Georgia), both of which
fruit, and had pulled up all his trees before planting, and partly filled with esp ;cially to call the attentionof points are north of us, it is not unreasonable -
and tossed them out of the grove. He muck, compost or a mixture of other Northern readers to the advantagesof to presume that it will do
also informed of another commercial fertilizer and here and the trees
me party, good top BO particularly as
North Florida but will be foundof
his neighbor, an intelligent, practical soil. Cut back one year old trees one- grow so vigorously and seem so well .
fruit; grower who, after three years' half, June buds one-third. Push them interest to the fruit growers suited to this locality. In California .
trial with the Peen-to peach, had final- for all they are worth the first year. throughout the State: the olive is rapidly becoming a rival
ly given it up as a total failure, and Cut back one-half of top in D cem- It has been only five years and two of the orange in popularity.Figs .
was busy that day, as he passed his ber. Second year cut back onehalfin months since 1 commenced clearing grown with but little attentionand
grove, pulling up his two hundred June in order to obtain vigorous land here for a fruit orchard, and for mature a delicious fruit for the
trees and piling them up ready for young fruit wood. The June wood the past three years of that time I table, ripening all along during the
converting into smoke. The vilest will be found to contain the bloom for have been selling peaches from trees summer and till late in the fall.
abuse that could be applied to any the following year's crop of fruit. Cut planted on what was heavy timbered Grapes'do well when proper atten-
fruit tree, these parties heaped upon back one-third in December second pine land five years ago. The past tion is given, and considerable interestin
t'0 the Peen-to peach. To my questionas year, using care to avoid cutting off summer I shipped nearly four hundred this branch is being developed.
to whether he had tried pruning, fruit blooms,keep tops nicely rounded. bushels of one variety of peachesthe Probably the reason why more atten-
he frankly admitted he had not, but : Third year trees will have become ( Peen-to) which went in good con- tion has not heretofore been given to
considered the peach a failure under stocky. You will now have to cut dition to Chicago, ''Cincinnati, Phil- the finer Northern varieties is that
any system of culture, and cited many back the top in June at least one-half, adelphia, Boston, Birmingham Balti- there is a class of grapes native to the
results similar to his in and around in order to get a brand, spanking, new more and Louisville, and brought South (the Muscadine type) that fur- .
Eustis. A few trees that I saw and top of fruit wood, old wood is practi- good prices. The above named vari- nishes some very palatable varieties
examined lacked nothing, to my cally worthless for fruit bloom. Thisis ety is the earliest, but the Honey, which grow and thrive with but little
mind, but judicious pruning and fer the mode of treatment for every Pallas, Climax,Florida Crawford, and care and no pruning whatever.
tilizing in order to obtain a brand-new year after the third, trimming lightlyin numerous others, give us a successionof .
top of fertile bloom wood; and unless December, heavily and judiciouslyin fine fruit during the early summer, Tharpe's Trophy. _
those parties, in above localities, pur- June. Fertilize generously in Feb while still other varieties furnish a Mr. H. E. Van Deman, U. S. Po-
sue a different course of treatment, ruary and June,,and if your trees lack succession,of good peaches up to Sep- mologist, speaks of the above varietyof
peach culture in Florida will get a the vigor to hold their leaves till late tember. LeConte and Kieffer pearsare orange after testing it, as follows:
blue-black eye inside of the next two in November, fertilize in September. not behind peaches in their appar- The variety which you have named,
years.I Work them late in order to retain the ent perfect adaptability to soil, and I "Tharpe's Trophy," is indeed very
am satififed that this is the case foliage and retard the fruit buds. But have had them both fruit for me this worthy as an- early orange. The spec.
generally throughout the State, exceptin you will find trees trimmed in June year, the latter variety: bearing in the imens tested are of fair size and appearance ,
a very few instances, where sharp retain their foliage very late. By following nursery rows at only four years *ld. 'I and the flavor fully equal to
pruning is followed; for I read an article this plan you will make a suc- have fruited the Bartlett pear also, the average of the other varieties. It
in a recent issue of the DISPATCH cess and never have to complain of a but my trees of them are all young as has a very good point in the flesh sep-
where a careful, observing traveler deplored short crop of fruit. On the other hand, yet. The Howell, Buffum and arating easily from the peel." He
the ill condition of the peach trees that are only nipped back in De- Duchesse de Angouleme have all done suggests that it be tested in comparison -
trees throughout the country and'expressed cember; produce very little fruit wood well in northern sections of the State, with "Early Spanish," "Foster"
'doubt of their adaptability and year by year your fruit wood gets and I have considerable faith in all of and other early sorts. t



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and November, we can ,cut it when a chance to rest on either fence posts or cow'peas between it, so that the peas
Parm and Slfden. foot or more high in October, Novem- stringers while contemplating another get the benefit from the last plowingof
ber, December and January. Also, move. The fence posts are generallyset the corn. Although' most of my
"For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. cow-peas planted in August make eight feet apart for a picket fence, orange trees, which stand thirty-five
FARMING FLORIDA. good green fall feed for cows. Sweet and for this garden fence I have every feet apart each way, are now bearing,
potato vines make a good milk-pro other post, as well as the corner posts, it is impossible to detect any damage
A Chapter of Practical Experience ducing feed for cows from the last project ten feet or more out of the done to the trees by the raising of
by a Man Who CameHere week in October, when the potatoes ground; then on the inside of the garden crops between the trees, therefore it
With Small Capital and stop growing, until the frost kills whatis I stretch galvanized wire on the will be continued until either a dam
has Succeeded.A left on the field; it is prudent for a long posts, put one wire some four or age from so 'loing is noticed, or else
few facts about Florida which few days not to give the cows too six inches above the top of the pickets; until the trees get so large that it is
bear investigation by one who has many sweet potato vines; but after this wire also helps to keep the chickens most impossible for a horse to get
climbed from the bottom ol the ladder, they get used to the vines by degrees, out of the garden, and the long through it in plowing. No commercial
and expects to climb,frost or no frost. no alarm of overfeeding need be had.I posts, by being supplied at the proper fertilizer has, up to date, been used on
Coming to Florida out of one of our don't think that either crab: hay, distance, with wire, make a splendid this grove;barnyard manure has done it "1
.large cities some nine years ago, with- dried pea vines, corn fodder, or corn grape trellis. If the land is at all all. Some six hundred one-horse wagon 'i
out the least experience of either hor- husk adds much to the quantity or wet, during a rainy season, then this loads of manure have been accumulatedeach
ticulture, agriculture or any out-door quality of the milk, but it keeps themin garden fence ought to be surrounded year for several seasons, from
work, small in body, with a pocket- flesh and strength, but to produce with a ditch, for grapes, especially, about twenty head of caltle, two
book considerably smaller than my milk green food is'the right thing. hate too much water. Grapes are horses, four or five hogs and abont
body, made me rather a poor stick for For root 'crop, I think sweet pota- very easily raised here, and can be one hundred and fifty chickens, but
Florida, but I did stick, and mean to toes stand at the head in this State. eaten with safety by the strongest prohibitionist the cattle, horses and hogs are every
keep on sticking to enjoy the fruits of Pumpkins, turnips, etc., are also easily \ night supplied with an abundance of
my labor. raised, and by giving a cow a peck After you have a good vegetable litter, or bedding, which is cut in the
The discouraging obstacle in my chopped up fine, and a little salt mixed garden, then it is 'almost a necessity to wild woods by a mowing machine;
way was the want of fresh cows' milk. with it, night and morning, she will get a pig or two, in order to utilize also muck is at times hauled into the
.My wife being sweet enough without give you milk and not fall over the everything raised, and is it not betterto cattle pen, or yard, and mixed with
using sugar in either tea or coffee, ,ob logs either. The potatoes, or other ; raise it than to import your bacon, the coarse litter and manure by the
jected to the condensed milk; so did roots, are easily chopped up in a box, it surely does taste better. I find, com- cattle tramping on it and the pigs
1, my two small children. I procured using a sharp spade, if no better root paratively speaking, that it hardly rooting. I have at present three acres
two extremely poor and wild Florida/ cutter is at hand. Plant millet, also costs me anything at all to raise a few in strawberries, but barnyard manureI
cows, by which I got kicked over at cow peas, early ,in the spring for more hogs, for they are fattened on the find on this crop, even if well rot
. times, for the sake of getting a teacupful green feed, and so keep on planting in small, or musty corn nubbins, small ted, too slow to produce good results,
of milk. This I called down-hill succession, judging the size ot the sweet potatoes, peanuts that I don't therefore commercial fertilizer has to
work, and wished I had never seen piece of land to plant, at a time, by wish to dig, bruised or spoiled vege- be used. Some kinds give better results
the State. But by teaching these same the number of cattle to be fed, by tables, melons, etc., etc. The feedingof than others ; would mention the kind
.'condemned cows to eat watermelons, planting something every month. It pigs is a pleasure, for they give you of the few that I have tried and which
: pumpkins, etc., etc., and by building does not take a very large patch of such a satisfactory grunt, and the fertilizer did the best for me, if it did not lookas
them good warm shelters, fasteningtheir land to feed a cow or two, and feed her received from them pays more if trying to advertise some special
: heads in stanchions while they well, too, so she is able to feed you in than for the trouble. I think the brand. Chicken manure has given
I :were being fed and milked, one of return. greatest amount of feed, for the smallest me the best results in the vegetable
\" these same cows gave us as much as Raise a shelter for your stock, and outlay- -of either money or labor is -garden.-
nine quarts of milk a day. feed, and your milk and butter is ,received by raising upland rice, especially Many readers of this article, eespec-
Having an abundance of milk, a made. on moist, flatwoods land; it is ially new beginners in this State, will
churn was the next thing needfi'l I, and The next thing of importance withus surprising how it grows on new sour say that man must have had an abundance -
not only our living improved, after is a vegetable garden; our mild cli- soil, which has only been turned over of money, and was not afraid to
having an abundance of fresh milk, mate requiring but little meat, but once with a good two horse plow, then spend it, else he would not have sucha
but also that of the chickens, by giv- plenty of fruit and vegetables, makesit well dragged, or better, pulverized.Now place, for the benefit of such I will
ing them frequently a pailful of but- a necessity to raise vegetables, for it sow (broadcast) from one to one state how it was done. Some eight
termilk or panful of bonny clabber. is quicker done than to raise many of and a half bushels upland rice on it, years ago, I went as far as ten miles
Finding that we could find ready sale our fruits, even oranges. We have drag or pulverize it in. Rice sowedin from home, with three or four yoke of
for home-made butter, we bought had but little trouble in raisingmany the fore part of May will be readyto oxen and a large break plow, and
another hateful Florida cow and calfon kinds, including cabbage, cauliflower, cradle in the latter part of August, broke up new land for people, takingmy
time; after that was paid for, then lettuce, Brussels sprouts, kale, e'gg after this it will grow up again from pay in orange trees, came home,
got another, etc. We began selling plant, garlic, onions, peppers, squash, the stubble, to a foot or two feet high, say Saturday evening, with a load of
milk at, ten cents per quart; butter at parsnips, Kohl rabi, radishes,tomatoes, and gives splendid green pasture for trees for my week's work, set them out
thirty and thirty-Aye cents per pound, turnips, and many others too numer- horse or cow, until late in November.Not by lantern and bonfire, and at times,
of which we made as much as twelve ous to mention. Turnips ought to be only that. You can raise the rice did not get through until near morn
pounds per week. Our stock kept in- sowed once in every two weeks, except on new land, on which nearly everything ing. This was obtaining an orange
creasing, and we soon could afford to in the winter months. would fail, but it puts the land in grove by labor,but to-day these same
kill a fatted calf, and by putting some The vegetable garden, especially, such nice and mellow shape, far better trees, earned by the sweat of my brow,
,of the veal in buttermilk, and chang- ought to be well drained; then it from what it would have been if the are hanging full of ripe oranges, this I
ing the buttermilk once every day, it ought to be properly fenced in orderto land had been only plowed and then call capital.In .
keeps fresh for a week and even longer. keep out chickens and rabbits. The left idle, only for the beating rains to the spring of 1882, considerableland ,
After feasting on veal for a weekor latter, everyone, I presume, keeps, pack and wash the nutriment out of being cleared around here, and
more, we fall back on salt pork with and a chicken is splendid in its place, it, and for the sun to dry and hardenthe thinking it better to pull the stumpsout
renewed appetite, and now, by raising but can destroy more in half an hour wire grass to such an extent thatit of the ground, root and branch,
about 150 chickens per year for our than ten are worth. Some people, I will take a much longer time to rot therefore procured two of Chamber-
r: own use, we consider pork rather a believe, resort to clipping the wings of the sod. But it is not advisable to lins screw stump machines, with whichI
'", pleasant change. One article always chickens to prevent them flying over sow rice broadcast more than' two pulled in this vicinity over five
makes room for another, as our churn the garden fence, but remember this years, and at times but one year, for thousand stumps. Pulling stumps is
made room for' a creamery, by which clipping will prevent them laying when the crab grass enters,the field in hard labor, but it brought capital.
process every bit of cream is utilizedfor eggs also. If you keep and feed your abundance, then the rice has to be put Crab grass growing abundantly in
butter making.I chickens, partly for the eggs, then stop in rows, or .drills, so it can be plowedand orange groves here, and the making of
believed in improved stock,.but clipping and repair your fence. I hoed, else the grass will take the hay out of it by hand, being both slow
; would advise all new beginners to do like a garden fence with a base-board rice, or stop it from reaching maturity, and expensive, the mowing machine
their experimenting with our cheap 8,10 or 12 inches wide, then 4-feet and instead of having rice it will only became a necessity, and the horse rake
Florida cows, which can subsist, if pointed pickets set.on top of this base-, be fodder, of rice straw and grass followed close in the mower's footsteps.I .
necessary, on wire-grass; but after you board and nailed on to good stringers, mixed. A great quantity of rice can have made every year for the last
can raise enough to be independent of which, of course, are spiked to the be used for chicken feed, for which it three, some fifty tons of good crab hay
wild pasture, then improving the stock posts; pickets not more than two inches is excellent. Horses, cows, etc., eat it for myself and neighbors. When, in
:! will pay, especially if we manage to apart on the bottom; stringers spikedon greedily, as well as the straw. In my 1886, the strawberry culture in this
.have green feed or roots of some kind the outside of fence posts, and the orange grove of some thirteen acres, neighborhood became an industry of
the entire year. By sowing common pickets nailed on the outside of the I raise corn. After the corn is some quite large proportions I cut over two
oats in August, September, October stringers. This gives the chickens no three to four feet high, then I plant Hundred tons of wire grass, in the

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rough woods, to mulch said strawberries advantage :JI have had over many is roots absolutely undisturbed. Hoe in !among the stock in West Florida 'at
which work amounted to over that I with family did not come here the soil and the work is done. Plants all similar to this, judging from Dr.'
$300. sickly. I don't think that we spent so set out will never wilt. It is a grand Neal's diagnosis.
On February 19, 1887, I planted five cents for medicines for the first plan to wet the plants well before lift- ... ..
360 hills in watermelons, from whichI seven years while residing here. ,This ing from the bed. In this way I have The last meeting of the Columbia

realized about $100, besides the either proves that we were healthy, or often made a good thing off an acre of County (Fla.) Tobacco Growers s-
horse, cow and pig feed I received else that it is a healthy section wherewe plants before others have any to sell. sociatioQ passed a resolution askingthe

from them, to say nothing of all thosewe live; it may be both.J. A great deal, however, depends on 'operation of the New England
ate, and gave away; hired all the W. C. PETERS. the seed you use. I used to use Acme Tobacco Growers Association, in securing -
work done; used commercial fertilizeron Lawty, Florida, November 16. ,1887. but have lately used Livingston's suitable homes and locationsfor
same; entire cost of labor, fertilizer For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.4 Beauty. I have saved quite a quan those who desire to come to this
and seed $5; had the hills planted in GROWINGTOMATOES.. tity of stock seed of this variety and I State for the purpose of engaging in

my bearing orange grove 8x8 feet r will send a small package to anyone or experimenting with tobacco grow-

apart each way, but only two rows between i A Novel Method of Potting the who desires to try this plan and will ing. .
, each two of trees. I calll' send for 4
L rows Plants. me a stamp postage. '
Short of Irish is
this investment / F. G. JOHNSON.. crop potatoes reported -
making a good profit on a $5 -
In looking over see from all sections of the The
your paper 16. '87. i country.
I would like for man 146 E. Gay Street, Columbus 0., Nov.
many interesting articles on a varietyof *-+-t Florida gardeners who get an early
to show'me where I could do well
as ,
of these tubers will
Horticultural I have been crop
or better. I have always been carefulnot subjects. Strawberries and Milch Cows.Is make ,
to advise to to Flor- in the market business for a
people come garden it necessary in raising strawberries .. "-
ida. I generally have written them some years and am greatly interestedin at a profit and for market to have Stephen Powers, of. Lawtey, says,
that if they get along at all,then leave any improved methods of carryingit the ground low and moist all the time, after comparative test, Sea Islandcotton .. -
well enough alone; but when the question on. There is one plan for getting but yet be able to govern the moistureas seed meal has proved a better;,fertilizer -
comes from a practical, hard. tomatoes; into market early which I the water should rise and fall. than stable manure for straw-
working family, not from man alone, have never seen described and I Could they not be raised by wateringthe berries. .

then I can conscientiously say yes, you thought I would give it to your readers ground by means of a hand force .. ,
can make a living, and a good one, if if you care to print it. It is not pump and rubber hose. It might take GRAYVILLE,L D., Feb. 2, 1887 .
you have enough money to give you a exactly a new way either but a great two persons to do it in this way unlessa Dr. A. T. Shallenberger Rochester Pa.:
start. Some people claim that it is improvement 1 think on the old way tank could be built high enough fora DEAR SIR-I have used your Antidotefor
impossible to raise anything the first of using pots. It is this : When going so as to throw the water Malaria for over a quarter of a cen-
year on new land; this is a mistake; home from the city market during the pressure little distance. How much woulda tury and have found it to be in every re-
all that claim for it. It not
you can raise rice, sweet potatoes, and summer I generally drive out an alley small windmill cost that could be spect only cures chills you and fever of every kind,
our most profitable cropstrawberrieshave and can nearly always pick up, before used in irrigating an acre or two of but it is the best medicine I ever knew to
done well on the newest and I[ get out of town,a wagon load of tin garden truck or strawberries. Has build up the system when broken down
sourest soil. Some readers will say cans mostly of the sizes in which corn used one, and can tell how to from any cause.Respectfully.
that I I ad. These I anyone yours, F. M. ROWN';
peculiar advantages. and tomatoes are packed. use one to best advantage? In this
mit this. First, I settled where I had throw down in some out of the way of the there
part country are no good
communication with the rest of the place until I have gathered together as cows, and a person wishing such ROB'TH.JONES] .
world; live only one and one half many as I need. During the winter- would have to start out and look until
miles from the railroad depot; but thisis when not busy-we build a fire be- have
suited, and might to go thirty to
to some people, a disadvantage, for tween two logs and when we get a good fifty miles Common cows that give THE: LEADING GROCER .
they go to watch the trains too frequently -' bed of coals, throw on a bushel or so be ,.
from six to eight quarts a day can ,
stating,for an excuse to wife, of the cans. In an incredibly short had from $10 to $15,and they runningin .
that they'expect a letter,etc.; keep, O- time the tops and bottoms will drop off the woods. 69 West Bay Street,

ing, and waiting for letters, until it becomes and the sides pop open then with a Would those cows pay if kept on
chronic. Thanks, I don't have long stick we toss them out. The op- "
food grain or "kept up, JACKSONVILLE FLA.
such mail. The most, uni- eration is then and green ,
important repeated, so on un- as well in proportion to price as a ,
versal mistake made by new settlers is, | til all .are opened. They are then $50 pay cow? WILL SELL AT ,

they try to do too much; start too largea gathered up and put away. Some Is there anything that can be,sowedat ;
place or clearing at once. It may be fine broom wire is next procured and this time of year or one month Wholesale PricisTO
prudent to cut the timber down on the cut with nippers so that when the ends to forgetting
later on new ground so as pay
land which it is proposed to be.fenced, are hooked and fastened together they a cow at this time of year,or .;\
but after that get an acre,or even one, will each make a loop of the proper would it be best to wait until the -fodder -

quarter of it, ready by using a few hun- size to go over a can. The sides of was laised? Hoping to hear from I! FAMILIES, CONTRACTORS: MILL MEN,
dred pounds of fertilizer; let it produceyou the can should be lapped say three- this soon, I will close. CONNOISSEURS, TRADERS, HO-
something. To see something grow quarters of an inch The natural READER. TELS,BOARDING HOUSES,Etc?

will encourage you, and lighten your spring of the can will keep the wire November 21,1887.Strawberry .
labor for the next acre. When I first in its place. The cans are all pre- beds can be irrigatedby :

arrived here, I found a man who was pared in this way and stored in some surface application as our corres- EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.No .
dissatisfied with Florida and wished old shed till needed in spring. About
a to sell out. I asked him if he could three months before it is safe to set i pondent suggests. Most berries in Drayage Charged.

not make his living here? Oh, yes, plants in the open ground, we make a this State are raised without irriga-

he said, I can make that off sweet potatoes hot bed and sow the seed. In about tion, and where irrigation is applied it -rerD1S: C a sh.

alone, cf which he had then six weeks the plants will be about is most frequently by hose and spray.A .
raised five hundred bushels but three four inches when milder '
over or high, a windmill costs from $75 to $175. Send for Price List.
farm work did not suit him, and' he hot bed is made and the cans set in as
now keeps a lager beer saloon in Wis thick as they will stand and filled with See our advertising columns. Hun-

consin. Some six years ago a friendof rich soil. Into each can is set one dreds of them are in successful opera- 800,000, ACRES

mine, carpenter by trade, went to plant and allowed to grow for four or tion in this State.

Blunt,Dakota, on a farm. After get- five weeks until they begin to crowd, The; cow question is answered in FLORIDALANDS
ting his place in good shape, had then then they may be separated so as to r
Mr. Peters' article the
opposite Situated in the Counties of Nassau Duval,
of in the bank but have of and ]let stand
quite a sum money plenty room until Columbia,Suwanee,Alachua,Lacayetter Marion -
he wrote me September 16, 1887, that safe to plant out. When the groundis page. Hernando Sumter Manatee usia.
Brevard, Polk Hlllsborough, and
he would like to come to Florida, but marked off take a spade and throw Oats and rye are about the only

had hardly any money left, aud it was out a spadeful of soil where each plantis crops that can now be planted for early Monroe.TOWN LOTSIn
impossible to sell his Dakota farm; to grow (and if a little bone dust or spring forage.-[Eo. F. D.
the crops there had been a total fail- other fertilizer is mixed in so much ., the Towns of Kissimmee, Winter Haven,
Gordonvllle,Bartow, Lakeland, ,
ure for three years, which was mostly the better). Now lift the plants, can, The Marianna correspondent: of the Seflner,Mango,Orient,Eagle Lake Haskell
caused by drought. He further writes I soil and all, and set in boxes conve, Florida Agriculturist objects ;10 Dr. Kathleen Pemberton.A Kichland. Dade City, dwensboroand '
that he is tired of the long and severe nient to handle and haul to the field ; Neal's statement that cattle throughout Map and Descriptive Notes showing the
winters they have in Dakota, for the set can and all into the hole so that the State are liable to the attacks application location of these to the lands Land will Department be furnished of the on '
blizxards are terrible. This man.formerly when the soil is drawn in the surface of a disease known as "Salt Sick;' South Florida Railroad Company.

lived in Illinois. I. wish he will be about one inch higher than top maintaining that the disease is unknown GEO. Fox,

could sell his Dakota farm,come here,I of can. Cut the wire with a nipper west of the Appalachicola Chief Clerk,
and he would be happy. The second and lift the can off, this will leave the river, and that there is no trouble SANFORD, -.LA.


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quote from the Mayflower\ the follow-. Florida.. I put the bulbs in rich with a lot of porch baskets this year

, Ornamental Horticulture.! earth then them in dark closet which had of bone dust
ing account of a new variety, by.Eben set a a spoonful ap

E. Rexford : for several weeks, and then brought plied every month or so. It is well

them the Some of them known that will bloom
j' BY W. C. 8TEELE.Alternanthera. "I have Canna Noutoni this to light. geraniums earlier -
< grown bloomed in the ground, stems so short and better in small pots than large
for the first time and I
". season have no that they could not be seen above the ones, and the small pots are much the

This is the name of a genus of very hesitancy in pronouncing it the finest leaves; _but I think I should have more convenient for them and other

,. t ;desirable] ornamental plants. Theyare variety" It has I have ever grown and or seen. leaf I. planted each one separately, and plants in windows where large ones

a longer narrower brought them out singly as they show- are unsightly and take much room.
I and if not up
perennials, injured by than most other varieties have of
a ed signs of blooming. However, I It[ is an interesting experiment to keep
frost for indefi- rich color. It is
grow continuously an bright green not so
know by sad experience how to take a plant in continual and perfect bloom
length of time. They all strong a grower as Ehlmanni, whichwas
are care of them another year. all summer in a pot which, comparedwith

plants of low growth, seldom exceed- the most popular sort last year, But I must tell you of two Carnations its own bulk, is so diminutive
but it is much freer bloomer and
ing a foot in height. a from "Ye Editor," labeled Sec. that; it is a wonder to the uninitiatedhow
has finer flowers than I have
in ever, seen Hunt and Windom,Sec. Hunt bloomed such a grand dome of leaves and
They grow naturally a very com- before. I
on any canna was surprisedat
first, a lovely red; now Windom is in flowers could possibly have developed
pact (nearly globular) shape. their beauty. They are borne on a
' bloom, and precisely the same color. from such a thimbleful of soil. The

; The flowers are small and incon divided flower-stalk, each division Too bad, isn't it? But they are the secret is in using, once or twice a week
holding from six to ten flowers., In
spicuous, yet they are so numerous as color most intense dark pride of my heart and the envy of my after the roots have filled the soil, dilute -

" to detract from, rather than add to, crimson.they In are a much icighbors. Such rank growth and liquid manure, which is immediately -
shape they are very I had before. I if the roots have
stocky plants never appropriated
the of the Thereare
appearance plants. like the older sorts of gladiolus. In
have an Amaryllis, so called by the not been left so long without food or
'a dozen or more different varieties, size they are superior to the average florist that I purchased it of at the exhibition drink as to be starved and shrunken.

all cultivated for their foliage, whichis canna. I grew my plant in a very at New Orleans. It bloomed Soot is an excellent article for use in
in rich soil and the effect ofa
very showy, being marked and vari- large fine pot with, several stalks i a month ago,a large cluster of long, this way. A sprinkling of ground

egated with many rich colors, some of from three specimen to five feet each white lily-shaped flowers, and again a bone to supply phosphate, and a little
r; week Had about fifteen buds liquid ammonia and then in the
j ago. now
them vicing with the brightest tints of crowned with a plume of brilliant
; and blossoms each time. The leavesare water used is neat to use and perfect.
leaves. The blossoms which contrast
the autumn plants grow magnificentlywith very long and :rather narrow; Potash is seldom lacking, but shouldbe

.very readily from cuttings, which may the abundant foliage of a most outer edges inclined to turn in to applied by a sprinkling of wood
pleasing shade of be im
;beset just where you want the plants green, can wards centre. Can you name it? It is ashes if the soil used prove, in outdoor
igined. It has been one of the most
but sweet scented. practice to be the better for them.
.togrow; though they are easily trans- admired plants I have had this sea everything ,
; planted. They are extensively used son." My Roses, received a year ago, rivaled Watering must be regular and frequent -
"Jack's Bean Stalk" in for filled with "
growth, pots roots.
-*- -
i at the North in masses in what is
Rex:Begonias. but never a blossom. The "gudeman" *. -
known,as "ribbon beds. In Florida
; them back and thema Sagittaria Saggittafolia, Fl. Pl.
they ,are>'also used largely as border, Under this general title are classedall cut gave
the walks. :good dressing of fertilizer, and now' The fl. pi. stands for flora plena,
plants along
qr'edpinf the.varieties grown, not on accountof "
: I hope to have "lots of roses double floweret
\ meaning
their flowers, but for the beauty of Will have to take back all I said

Cannas their large showy leaves. Of them about roses and "The Land of Flowers The above long name is applied to a
All l varieties of cannas thrive so cultivated form of all
a plant common
for I have
the Indiana Farmer :. never seen as many
well in, this State, and are so justly They endure the changeable tem- lovely wild flowers in any country as over the United States, Florida in-

growing in popularity that the follow- are to be found on this coast, and only cluded. The following interesting
perature of our,,rooms so well, and are
ing, from Gardener's Monthly, will and finer roses at New Orleans.At .
so stately ornamental in appear- description is from the American Gar-

doubtless be read with interest by the ance, that no plant window should be present writing, March 1, the den:
woods blue with
are a low-growing
subscribers the DISPATCH without one or two specimens. The
to : bush which resembles the Mullein in I was tempted by the glowing description -

"In August last, during a visit to a large, glossy leaves make a splendid shape and size of flowers, but it is in E. D. Sturtevant's cata-
with other
contrast plants ant( set off
floral establishment, my attention was branching, and there are dozens of
the whole collection. The variety logue to buy a plant of the double-
called to a group of cannas lately imported spikes on one plant of the most deli-
from scientific flor- Decasiana is in our estimation the flowered arrow-head, and never has a
< Europe by
; cate azure blue imaginable. The
ists, who produced this admirable col- best and most beautiful, and the most largest wild violets I ever saw, and plant come up better to a description.I .
lection by crossing them with the best hardy easily grown. The leaves the.damp places covered with tiny now have a dozen or more plants
to an size and are
varieties in existence. They are from grow and other little blue
with metallic butterworths which all came from one. It is
marked silvery -
eighteen inches to four feet in height green on a
blossoms interspersed with immense the finest in the line
ground, and lovely shades of novelty acquatic ,
with colored and
green yellow and bluish-pink butterworths
I purple. Unlike most of the rex vari-, with leaves fifteen inches long and
brown shaded and of
foliage different'
Oh, yes, Florida is the "Land of

and distinct forms of leaves,according I eties veins., its When variegations the leaves are become along full the Flowers," and if you were here to geta flower-stalks two feet high, my plants

to variety.: The flowers are actually it casts all other varieties in the sniff' of orange blossoms to-day averaging a height of three feet. The

charming, larger than fgladiolas, pro- shade grown for beauty. It should be you'd all think so. But more anon. flowers are two inches across, and as

ducing up ,to twenty on a ,stalk, and grownin In another letter to the Mayflower,
leaving the C. Ehmani-deservedly a moist, shady location, and likes white as a bridal rose, arranged in
the same lady :
plenty of moisture at the roots and says whorls, and averaging twenty to thirty
esteemed by lovers of flowers "But the pride of my heart is an

somewhat in the dark. The flowersof rather large pots. Wash the leaves Hibiscus of the Chinese variety. It is blooms on a stalk, one plant havinghad
occasionally by showering, not lettingthe
the new cannas are in various shine them while in- soft crimson, and has four distinct four and the others one to three
shades of red, from deep pink to dark sun on wet; and looks like four flowers
, the do better where centres, stalks apiece. It is a beautiful plant
deed, plants they
red. One of them, the C. cardinalis, uniled on one stem. Then my Scilla, when grown in a large pot with the
receive only good north light. Large
is similar in color to the Lobelia car shade and moisture is the secret the large blue variety, had two large hole in the bottom stopped, so that

dinalis, and is one of the most exquisite pots, fine of Rex spikes of azure blue that were lovely; the water will stand about an inch
of growing specimens
,; these lovely sisters. There moonflower is full also
among astonish the and my in bloom over the mud. It is perfectly
Begonias to amateur
are also pure yellow ones, and yellow I somewhat
every night, although was hardy.
There is in the
florist. nothing king.
with scarlet pencil marks and designs disappointed in its but .
dom of Nature that will equal the Rex appearances
//on the petals, like an iris or orchid, Begonia Jules Cretien. The color is think it would do better in a more Plants of all kinds are brought into

and every variety is differently and and crimson favorable situation. the huuse, some of which do well,
a changeable strawberry .
most interestingly marked. I sent for o
whilst others linger along for a little
varieties advertised, and they are now overlaying a bronze-green ground, the Large Plants in Small Pots.; while and then die, but the handsome,
whole leaf in color the
changing as
growing and blooming to my great delight The following from the Prairie variegated aspidistra only grows the
light strikes it from points.
in my flower garden. .. .. Farmer will be read with interest by handsomer the longer it remains in

"Among catalogues'sent tome from in Florida. the house even in dark
Hyacinths who wish to winter overa a room.
Europe I also found a collection of many may .
Mrs. E. B. McPherson writes to the
few choice tender in the
cannas with some different names and Coleus beds should be trimmed

very highly prized. I sent for them :Mayflower from some unknown post- house, but are cramped for space twice every week while the plants are

also, and they are now in full bloom, office in Florida as follows : "The following method of growing growing rapidly The beauty of these

and.are magnificent. Eureka! Found at ,last. ,The way, plants by fertilizers is to the. point. beds largely depends on the care they

'While on this subject we will. also to successfully bloom Hyacinths in" We have been extremely successful receive the way of pinching!





,NOVEMBER 28.1887.] :- --- HE ,FLORIDA DISPATCH.' 9S9
to the fearful heat and burning sun he mention of his mother's name. The now than a few years later, whereso
rIoIIle! Interests shine, which kills many plants, root thoughts of the past come vividly before many strangers say; "It seems jjie
and branch. I have experienced very his mind. He thinks of her who most like home here than any place I
BY MBS. E. A. HILL. hot weather in New York, Ohio and sacrificed so much and toiled so hard have yet noted."
West Virginia, but never anythinglike for his sake. His hardened nature is It has been said: "The best people .
For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. the almost unendurable heat of softened, and with tears of repentance in the world come to Florida." Thereare
: From Mrs. M. W., Illinois. Florida,through the months of May, he cries aloud, "Mother, forgive me." certainly grand people in Orange
Editor Home Interest: June, July and August. Corn is ripe, The dying soldier on the battle-field, City, and the place is finely located,
I must confess ,myself a little surprised a small crop. Squashes, cucumbersand amid strife and the roar of the cannon, : or it would never have been selectedfor
,,but very much pleased: at the beans succumbed to the heat and utters a deep sigh at the sound of the college site... SISTER HELEN.
way the women of Florida (and some drouth long ago. A few melons are "Mother," mentioned by the parched For the FLORIDA: DISPATCH.
pf the, men, too) have responded to still in market. Fruit of all kinds is lips of a comrade. Butter Making.
my enquiry concerning "Florida as a scarce and dear. I have been in more What sacrifices are those like a Editor Some Interests:
home." than twenty counties in this State, and mother makes for her children. Brothers When I have but little cream, saya
It seems to me the pro's have the consider this one of the best. One of sisters, and friends may forsakethe pint or less, I put it in a quart bowl;
.best of it so far, and I am glad of it, the Jacksonville papers said that we erring one, but the mother finds then take a tablespoon and beat it as
S .;as that is the side I want to believe. had more rain than usual the first some redeeming trait in her child and.' eggs are beaten for blanc mange, and '
I have received letters and papers part of this summer, and old settlers strives to correct his waywardness, to' if the cream is thick and good, with
from different parts of the State, all say it seldom rains in the spring and which all nature is inclined, and likea very little milk in it, the butter will
of which were read with interest, and fall. O, for an old-fashioned rainy star, guides him back to the paths soon come. With a quart or more of
the senders will please accept my day, or better still, a rainy month. of truth and morality.The cream I use a gallon earthenware jar
thanks for toe same. i influence, of the mother may be and a wooden dasher,such as are usedin
After reading the letters in the Home and Mother. felt upon the whole world. Well may small churns. I have used empty
DISPATCH of September 12th, I remarked The influence of home is like a she be called the "Evangel of Good lard cans, ten inches deep, and two to
to my men folks that I mighty river that moves on with silent ness." \ four inches thick.It .
thought we might venture to sell our but untiring, and resistless sway. The memories of youth may fide is quite a desideratum to have
farm and go to Florida, without going Whatever makes us what we are, is from our minds, as the flowers in the thick, stiff cream and as little milk in
first to view the land, and that perhaps but the reflection of constant associ garden wither and die; age, with its it as possible, if one expects to obtain
the rheumatism, which troubles ation. The manners, customs, and infirmities, may creep upon us to take butter expeditiously. When I do not
Mr. W. so much, might depart from habits of the child's early associatesare the place of youth's pleasure; but the wish to use any of a pau of fresh milk,
him and leave us as happy and healthyas reflected upon his heart, and there recollection of a mother's love still remains I place it on the stove and scald it so
Mrs.F.W.Z.and her husband. But, assume a definite form. Whether his a precious jewel to brighten the as to get thick cream. Milk so treated
'-,alas! when I picked up the new Western character in after life springs from darkness of declining years. will keep sweet longer, the cream will
Rural (Chicago), the first thing that seeds of good or evil, depends upon An ideal home is where love, joy, be stiffer, and churn easier.
..met my eyes was a letter from Colum- the influence that surrounded his and peace harmonize, where dear relations After one has made his own butter
bia county, Fla, and it was like a wet home. mingle to unite their sympathies. and eaten it he will never willingly go
blanket}. to me', and 1 said perhaps we I The influence of good example in Home without these sympathies is buta to the store for any, or eat storebutterwith
.had better go a little slow, after all. the home is powerful. The child imitates name. Unkind words and frowning a relish. The man who has a
I enclose the letter, which I hope the selfishness 'or unselfishness glances are home's bitterest enemies.A home in the country and does not sup-
.you will print, and if it has done as it is presented to him in his home true character cannot be devel ply his family with plenty of milk,
Florida an injustice, I hope your cor- surroundings.Home oped without the sunshine of love. cream and butter of his own production -
respondents will "pitch into him"" prepares him to choose the How comforting to the weary one when certainly "does not work it
without mercy. Such a letter in a pa- path he is to take in l life, and whetherit his daily toil is over to return to his right.
.. per so widely read as the Rural is capable is the path to perdition or to godliness bright and peaceful fireside at even- The ancient Egyptian who wor-
of doing lots of mischief., I wish ,'depends upon the influence that ing. shipped the cow and her progeny, was
some one that has had a happier experience molded his character.It "Home Is not merely four square walls, certainly not far wrong, as she is by
there would answer it in the is in the Christian home, where Home Home Is Is where where love affection can bloom.calls, far the most valuable of our domestic
Rural. I see by the map that Columbia the links of love, charity, and the regard Pacific Rural Press. animals.] M. C.
county joins Baker for the right are united, that we -- -- Mandarin, Fla.
,which "Nick" wrote such a pleasant see the destiny of the nation. The For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. ----
letter. Perhaps he can do the subject outgrowth of such a home will be a In Favor of Florida. For the Making FLORIDA Cassava DISPATCH.Bread.

justice. government of justice, freedom and Editor Home Interests: Editor Home Interests:
MRS. M.- W. WORDFORD.Illinois. .. liberty.In I admire the common sense letter of In C. B. Barington's "Camp Life in
the words of Milton, "Childhood Mrs. M. W., in the DISPATCH of Au- "
Guiana I find the
following recipefor
[We iusert the letter in Western> shows the man as morning shows the gust 8th, and have just this advice to making cassava bread. The In-
Rural referred to above and trust The manliness which in the most sensible I
day. true give reply, am dians take the root of the cassava,
that some one will give us a suitable) characterizes the lives of all our great capable of giving: peel them, and then grate them on
reply. We shall be pleased to pub- and worthy men originated in the When the autumn farm work is boards called "tumarius," into which
homes of their childhood. The children over just shut house, take ad-
up your
small short of felatone
liah the and also to send angular pieces
same, a
of to-day are to make up the vantage of low rates by rail, and get have been inserted; alter this they
to the Rural with our compliments, nation of to-morrow. And the pros- "excursion tickets" to Florida, and the in
place grated mass a long cylin-
ffot:: the benefit of its readers:-ED. H. .
perity of the nation is dependent upon'the see for yourselves.If drical basket work tube,called 'tenge"by
I.] home. you desire to lessen expenses, filla
which all the poisonous juice of the
To one living in this sunburned As a slender vine,when the supportis barrel with potatoes, butter, etc., for cassava is got rid of, leaving a coarse
1L .and drouth.parched State, it seems taken from it, twines itself around home consumption, rent a house or white meal behind. This meal is sifted
rather strange to read in the Rural the first object presented, so with the. room,and enjoy it. You can tell far through a basket-work sieve, then
..and other papers about the beautiful child if he has not the moral force better by this method than by all the spread a large flat stone or iron
flowers and choice fruits and vegetables imbibed in him is always ready to betaken letters you can read, for it will be placed upon over a fire and baked.
which the dwellers in more favored up by the weak. In the Christian actual experience, and can thus decide pan Only half a minute is taken to bake a
regions are enjoying. To be home the "Fountain of Morality" intelligently whether it be advisable to cake two feet in diameter, and a
i sure, a few weedy plants are,in bloom gushes forth. The connecting link sell the farm and try "Fair Florida." ter of an inch thick-the usual size quar-of
and cow-peas are still alive in the so- between heaven and earth seems to be God wisely gives us something that cassava bread of Indian manufacture.The .
called gardens, but as for choice flow. the little child at his mother's knee we may bear; there is no Paradise on heat has the to make each
ers or anything like a vegetable garden learning to worship God and walk the earth; but you will find many"women" grain adhere to those power around it,thus
such as you have at the North, you path that leads to heaven. who would not exchange their home forming a firm and most nutritious
might as well look for them in the "Mother." What music in that here, for the Northern if they could. cake; eaten just after it is cooked,
Desert of Sahara. I reached this town word! The chords of every heart vi- Of course you would like to call when still warm, it is palatable; but
one unlucky day last April, and since brate to its sound. What head does upon the editor of the DISPATCH; also if kept u-til tbs following day, it becomes
that time I have seen two showers that not bow down with reverence at the on the. editor of Home Interests at tough and almost tasteless. On
wet the sand pretty thoroughly, and thought of a mother's love? Even the her home at Orange City, where the the contrary, if dried for a few hoursin
which did not become parched againfor hard-hearted criminal}, in his dismal M. E. College is to open this coming the sun upon the same day that it
nearly forty-eight hours,and nearly cell, although he may care naught for October and where a Congregational is cooked, it becomes hard and crisp,
'., every week we have had a light man or God, bows his head with church is to be erected the coming has a sweet nutty flavor and will keep
sprinkle. But bad as this drouth is shame, and tears of guilt fill his eyes, weeks; a Methodist church built some for months. J. L. NU ENT.
proving is a,small evil in comparison and blushes of remorse cover his face at years since. Property is much lower Biscayne Bay,October 10, 1887. .


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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. the Sub-Tropical, has arrived on the Immigration! roads come to their senses, and assist,

scene of action with two car loads of We believe in printers' inkbut justat by low passenger rates, low freight \

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. tropical plants. the present j juncture of affairs we tariff, and low-priced lands, in rendering .

Contents. do not believe an expenditure of print it possible for people to come here

and Farmers Institutes. ers' ink is what we need. Floodingthe and make'a good living cultivatingthe
THE ORCHA.RD-Peen-to Improved
Peen-to; The Peen-to: | Peach v.s. country with"hangers" and "dodg- soil.
The work of stations
Plum Stocks; The Jefferson Pear, our experimental .
Etc.; Pomology of the Gulf State.. .' .. 983 and of the of ers" and newspaper articles, a la Cali-
IB to departments applied -
The Japan Chestnut it Proper Experimental Pomological Work.
Prune Fig Trees;. The Peach as a in Agricultural fornia, might, and probably would, in-

Peach Stock;Culture Peach' for and Profit.Plum....Hybrids.. .........; 984 agriculture and called our State Universities crease our tourist travel. But this is Fruit growing has always been an
Colleges so

Trophy.Florida ..Fruit... ......Farming.... ..;...;...Thorpe's.......... 985 is most useful in the instruction of a matter which chiefly concerns hotels, important branch of agriculture. In..
THE GABDKN-Farming In Florida...... 986 railroads and and shouldbe the early development of the science,
those In the'' shop-keepers,
Growing Tomatoes Strawberries and actually engaged pursuit
MUch Cows ....._.;..... ................ 987 left to them to look after. However and art of tilling the soil the relative.
of rather than the instruc-
of received
nanthea; Cannas;; Rex Begonias; Hyacinths tion of students in the ordinary sense. great the annual migration to Florida importance pomology no
In Florida; Large Plants n {
adequate recognition. Latterly con
Small Pots Saglttarla ,Saglttafolla, during "the season" become, we
Fl.F!........;...........' ... ... .... .......983 In order to get information and the may siderable attention has been bestowed
HOME INTERESTS-From Mrs.M.W.,of results of experimentation before the cannot build thereupon a strong and
Illinois: Home and Mother; In Favor Commonwealth. Florida upon it and it has developed into great
of Florida Butter Making Making agricultural reading public, the prosperous
Cassava Bread.; .. .. ......... ..;..... .....- 989 of for free distribution system needs settlers, not tourists. magnitude and commercial importance.Still .
EDITORIAL Contents The Recent Cold
; our agricultural stations and departments -
Snap; Hard Times; The Botanic Gardens bulletins informal and cheaply Advertising will not bring i immigration
; Farmers' Institutes; Immigration have ignored it almost al-
; Experlmenta1 PomologiaalWorks has been adopted. ; we do not need advertising. The '
..... 990 printed reports
:A Good Suggestion. together,' it has been ruled out aa a
The Florida Dispatch; The Palatkai advantages and resources of the State, I.
News Says The Recent Organization These bulletins serve an important
i Answers to; Correspondents...... ......; 991 and the inducements it offers 'to home thing apart.
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT............... 991 purpose, but in order to accomplish The BQvan Agricultural at Wash-

METEOROLOGICAL. .... ...... ...... .........991 .the greatest good to the greatest num- .seekers are pretty generally known ington has made a commendable de-
TRANSPORTATION Open Letter to throughout the country. There are in
ber there be contact
the Railroad Commission of the State must personal in constituting Division of
parture a ,
.......... 992 I this
of Florida; Freight on Oranges. between preceptor and studentbetween country 20,000 thrifty, intelligent *
MARKETING-The Orange Crop; The I Pomology and appointing a United
..... families in moderate circumstances '
Florida Orange Auction Company 993 the agricultural professor and
LOBIDANA-Btate Items.................. 994 that would like to make Florida their States Pomologist. It is probable that
director of station
POULTRY-Poultry A Thrilling Life and experimental and this action will l lead the various ex-
Death Struggle.;.................. ....... .. 995 the farmer. It is a well known fact permanent home this fall. Why don't stations
perimental to give greater
that oral instruction is far effec- they come? Because they must pay
The recent cold snap was not severe more attention to fruit growing. Experi-
an exorbitant fare to get here because
enough to hurt the oranges in any part tual than written instruction, especially ; ments in this line have heretofore

of the State, but it was painfully sug. when the latter, as in this case, they must pay an exorbitant been largely carried on by nurserymen -
price for land after they get here, and
of future and will is promulgated by miscellaneous dis t
gestive possibilities, and while they have exhibited a
because they must exorbitant
cause.growers in the Northern districtof tribution. pay wonderfully progressive spirit in the
the raise
charges on products they
the orange belt to rush forward the Not only are the farmers benefitedby matter, their work has necessarily been
here in order to them to market.
fruit. Fortunately, a large portion of this contact, but it is equally ad- get influenced more or less by commer-'
Good lands within a mile or two of
the fruit in this section has already vantageous to the professor; it keeps cial consideration. We need, the
town, valued for agricultural rather
been ,marketed at good prices. Growers -I him informed as to the trend of more careful and systematic work of
than suburban which ten -
uses .
in South Florida should be on the thought and the present requirementsof years the stations in this field.
not worth five dollars
alert for a glut and consequent dropin the farming classes, and keeps his ago were per The nurserymen and fruit growersof
held at from forty to
acre, are now
prices, and be prepared to hold w.rk) down to the practical needs of the State should see to it that a
J one hundred dollars acre. Mak-
back as soon as the bottom drops out. the hour. per proper portion of the "Hatch bill"
ing due allowance for the development -
As the crop is short, and importationlight These facts have lead to the estab- fund is apportioned for experimental.
of the country incident to railroad
it is possible that prices may lishment of Farmers Institutes held work in the field of pomology.
construction and settlement,these .
keep up through the season under the auspices of the various agri- e
*-*-< lands are now worth from ten to twenty A Good Suggestion.
cultural and stations each in
"Hard times" among farmers is not colleges dollars per acre. Men cannot affordto A Lawtey correspondent writes us

confined to Florida the South. The its own territory.We the asked for land to
or pay prices use as follows: "Would it not be a good

same complaint comes from the Northern have before us a substantial for agricultural purposes, and' consequently idea to print in pamphlet form, or as

States ; even in the great Northwest volume of some three hundred pages do not ,buy. It would seem an extra edition of the DISPATCH, the

the farmers are crying out hard entitled "Wisconsin Farmers Insti that the suspension of immigration, letter of Mrs. M.' R. W., of Illinois,

times; and across the water the outlookis tutes." It embodies the work of the and the resulting depression of the asking for information about Florida, t

unprecedentedly gloomy. institutes in that State for the past last two years, would emphasize this and the dozen or two answers to it f

two years, and is an invaluable com- sufficiently, but our land owners per- which have appeared in Home
,The botanic gardens of the world,
pendium of current information on sistently ignore these facts. It is noteworthy Interests Department? There is more
most of them scientific in character,
rural in that State. It
industry an- in this connection that these '
genuine honest information as to howwe
number 197 of which
are reported to ,
nounces eighty-two appointments lands are generally assessed at the
live what we do, what we can
Germany has 34, Italy, 23 ; France,
in the State
institute meetings duringthe
Government of $1.25
original price
raise, etc.; more to satisfy people that
20 England, 12 ; West Indies, 6;
which the best
coming year, at acre. In order to legiti-
5. More than half per protect are interested in Florida in this cor-
the United ,
and formed men in the country on agricultural mate industry, and promote general respondence than anything yet written
are supported by government, only
topics will. speak.*. prosperity, the State should increasethe about our State. The significant facts
five cent. by private enterprise.
per When our experimental stations are valuation on these lands, in orderto are, as you read these letters coming

The Southern Cultivator.To in operation such a system of institute force them into market at reasonable from strangers from different parts of

complete our file we desire to instruction would be of great value to prices. the State, the address of the writers '

obtain a copy of this excellent maga-' this State. In fact, we might profit- The State Immigration Association, given, etc., that they all agree and

zine for October, 1887. The publish ably anticipate the establishment of f with its local and county branches, is bear the marks of truth. I will take

ers report the edition exhausted. Will the stations in this way. An initiatory a good thing. But it cannot induce twenty-five copies to distribute to

anyone who can furnish the desired institute was held at DeFuniak last people to come here under these con Northern friends. Who will :take
number kindly communicate'with this winter, presided over, by A. N. Whitner ditions-if it would accomplish any. more?" .' ,' .

office ? A. M., professor of practical agri- thing'it must bend its energies to reme : We commend the_ foregoing to:"the

Mr. P.W.Reasoner, Superintendentof culture at our State,Agricultural Col- dying, the conditions, and preparingfor attention of our,readers., ,..,,. The letters....

the Horticultural Department i of lege. ..Why.not continue this work? an active campaign when the rail- referred to are., tHe beat informationY < f



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yet published bearing on Florida as a Answers to Correspondents. PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.CHAS. Special Proposition y.-,::i

ho me, in contradistinction to Floridaas R. G. S-D., Kissimmee: Wherecan To shippers of fruits and vegetables: ;,,;;,
Send address to and I will send
your me ::;
I obtain a Berkshire boar? W. DACOSTA, Publisher, '.
a place to make money. We have to you by return mail a proposition as to

already sent them to thousands in the Those having .blooded hogs for sale 1 THE FLORIDA DISPATCHIs a method of packing for shipment, |

should advertise in the FLORIDA DIS : a 24-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE, which, if adopted, will save you many j
State and at the North through our I HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATIONand dollars. GEO. T. KING, :

regular subscribers, and shall be gladto PATCH. HOME INTERESTS In FLORIDA. Villa .City, Lake Co., Fla. 11 1
Terms of Subscription. .
aid in their further circulation by Rev. L. H. H., Portland, Me. : Two Dollars per in advance, postpaidto EF Send postal to Altamonte Nurseries, |

republishing them in pamphlet format Please quote me the market price of any part of the United! States or Canada Altamonte, Orange Co., Fla., for cata- J.
Cassava canes for seed. to foreign countries comprised in Postal logue. See advertisement. I .-.;
cost. Would not the Immigration Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. .
The date when the subscription expires is
Those having Cassava seed for sale 1.
Association do well to take this matter on the Address Label of each paper, the Seeds. .
should advertise the fact. change of which to.a subsequent date be- Thirty: full sized packages of fresh}; and
up? o comes a receipt for remittance. No other receipt reliable vegetable seeds ( choice of :3
.. C. P. W. DeLand: I see in is sent unless requested.The your .
your _
paper is stopped at expiration of the varieties) Free, by mail, for $1.00. .
The Jacksonville FLORIDA DISPATCH paper an account .of an orange grownin subscription, unless previously renewed. Send for prices-low as is consistent
I L California called the Kin Kin or When a change of address is desired, both with grade of seeds offered.
1 (agricultural), is one of the Citrus Japonica Japan orange. the old and new.addresses should* be given. S*Special prices to market gardeners. .

best in list of exchanges. It Remittances ., 3 Address, '
our 1
very Where can I get trees of this variety? C. C. HART ,.
has been continuously issued since at the risk of the sender unless made by '!
The of the citrus it Eustis Fla.
variety family ( ,
registered letter or by check, express order, .. ...... joi
1869 is and has been for or postal order, payable to
many years, can scarcely be called an orange) to CHAS. w. DACOSTA, Bidwell's Early Peach. J

one of the leading agricultural jour- which our correspondent refers is Publisher Florida] Dispatch, Finding our stock of June budded trees '1
larger than anticipated, we offer from :;
nals of the South. It is
published known in this State as the Kumquatand this date as follows: June budded trees, -,

weekly in twenty page magazine form, can be had of most Florida nur- ADVERTISERS.. 24 to 36 inches, 25c. each; $2.25 per 10; .j
so as to be readily preserved as a The DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGRICULTURAL $20 per 100. The trees are exceedingly t 1
manual of reference in rural pursuitsand serymen, and also from the Japanese JOURNAL OF THIS STATE and has a well rooted. P. J. BERCKMANS. '
importers in columns. large circulation in Florida and throughoutthe November 1,1887, Fruitland Nurseries, 1
can be bound in advertising our
permanentform. United States and foreign countries- ',
It is a serial that every farmer .. wherever the interest is turned Southward.It Augusta, Ga. '!
and fruit grower should have, for the Now is the time to make preparations DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially) for Real Estate Mammoth Bronze Turkeysare

solid, useful and interesting information for a crop of tobacco next year.. ,Nurseries, Transportation lines, Banks, the king of turkeys, attaining greater
Hotels, and those branches wherein it is desirable -
The made with it in this size in less time than other known
that it contains. We notice that experiments to reach our winter visitors or our any
Mr. A. K. Hammond of the I country this year fully demonstratesthe rapidly Increasing permanent population. breed. Gobblers when matured will '
formerly Advertising Rates-$1.00 per inch first In- weigh 35 to 45 pounds. Pecan Ducks are
Times-Union, has taken charge of the adaptability of our soil to its growth sertion; 50 cents per inch for each subsequent the largest breed of ducks, good

advertising department-and a better and only a knowledge of .the finer details Insertion. and very productive of feathers.. Color

man could not have been selected for in its cultivation and curing is Preferred Positions,Next Reading or on Cover: a rich, creamy white. Send for illus

the Sun. needed for it to pay enormous profits.- $1.40 per inch first insertion; 70 cents per trated descriptive price list. Address, .
position.Oa.kland L. STAPLES Portland Me. .
inch for each subsequent Insertion. D. :
.-4H4 Madison Recorder. 10 per cent off on 3 months' contracts. November, 14,1887. *
20" "nn...II" .
The Palatka News says: A Virginia tobacco grower will 30" "on" v 12" -v -.
,Advertisements JUUST acceptable in Choice varieties of all kinds of Fruit
We do not believe that the peopleof i plant a forty-acre patch near Bartow' EVERY respect.Address Trees. For free catalogue address,

Florida will be benefited by the Polk county, Fla., this season. A. K. HAMMOND, CHAS. KELLER, ,

lowered rates on.passenger travel. New syrup is selling in Middle Flor- Manager Advertising Jacksonville Department, Fla., Texas Hill Nursery. ., .Monticello, Fla. '

.* ida at 30 to 40 cents per gallon. Snowdrift Poultry Farm for SaId. :

Those who are too poor to travelcan .* New variety of Grape mrnit. A Southern one-story house of four

stay at home. New York ,Markets. Readers will notice the advertisementin rooms, with closets and wide verandas.
Five acres cleared fenced, and set to 300
the DISPATCH of fruit
*| # NEW YORK, Nov. 23,1887. by J. H. Fessenden a grape near Eustis propagated at- fruit trees-orange, pear, peach, plum,

If the profit? be taken off fruit or vegetables Special to THE DISPATCH: his Blue Lake'Nursery. The fruit of this fig, etc., one to six years old. Region of
excessive The demand for Florida oranges for tree is excellent. It smaller, lakes, attractive and healthy; -thickly
by transportationrates thanksgiving has been large, and all de- has a thin skin and averages delicious flavor. settled,only three-quarters of a mile from
industry is made Profitless and sirable fruit has sold at satisfactory Every very should have- few "Tri- station on the Florida Southern Railway.
Florida'loses a citizen. The farmer prices. Choice $3 to $3.50; russetts $2 umph"grove trees. Ten houses and yards for poultry. Good

builds up the State, pays taxes and occupies to $2.50; tangerines $8; mandarins $7; *. reasons for selling. Price, $2,000.
the wilderness-he and his kind lemons $4 to $5; beans $1 to $2; cukes Robert H. Jones.. REV. N. R. BARKER,
} $2 to $4; eggplants $1 to $2. Keuka, Fla.
make our wealth and are necessary to G. S. p T.1\ER. Attention is called to advertisement -*-<<<
our prosperity.How ol Mr. Robert H. Jones, in the garden A Home in Florida.
page of this paper. Mr. Jones has late- Your attention is called to the offer ofa
does the News in MeteorologicaL
propose ly sold the wholesale branch of his busi- lot in Macedonia City, and year's sub-
duce immigration if the rates are to -"- >lI; ness and undertaken a special feature. scription to a leading paper of this State
never before attempted in Florida. It is for $4. Macedonia. City is fifteen miles
be made for the rich only? We need 'J9q1'8a UcJ <
JO SgeJeJoJ555o33 to sell groceries by price list to familiesat south of the terminus of the Florida

more farmers quite as badly as we ..Q. ygjCO w*.. albs e8J9A.V. I 02 wholesale rates. This price list shouldbe Southern B. B., at Trabue,and overlooks
in well regulated family in Flor-
every the far-famed of Charlotte Harbor
need lower freight rates on ,our .. w bay ,
pro 09I ida.
I the most magnificent sheet of water in
N '.&: ta. .
S L.... 1;z U'8p' UWl{ I tIt3 opQ the South. An unparallelled offer. For
S4 CD I Fruit Picker and Fertilizers. copies of paper and for full particulars,'

The recent organization of the : r.4.:= 1'- Attention is called to the new adver- address THE EQUATOR PUB. Co.,
Florida Tobacco Producing and Trad- e CD 1d h .1 .&:nOOI9A I-to=ota oo co aoe tisement in this issue of Mr. R. C. Drin- _. Key West, Fla.

;> 0" ker, of Huntington, Florida. There -4
ing Company is attracting the atten- o fII 4 3 1 .uonaaJl0 ;r: : r:r r r1Ca 3g+ should be a good demand for his fruit The Healthiest Grove at Pierson.

tion of tobacco circles throughout the m I Q 1rzx i a Mr. Drinker considers Baker's C. F. Pierson, Pierson, Fla., September -
IC 0 JiI M Manures the best in use. These goodsare 1887, sends the following statement:
world. The United States Tobacco "' 8- manufactured at Sc anton, Pa. The I have had eleven years' experience in

Journal from the "Deutsche "E 00=Ji sqipaipunqptre E-t'-4.::NgoEH mA firm's facilities for transportation are ex- Orange culture and have had the pleasure -
quotes r- saqotn uj 4 of seeing and using the Mapes Manures
IfBJ1lfBJ U'8(1 O CO"SI cellent, and they also have opportunityof -
Tabak-Zeitung," as follows: "Great securing raw materials at a much with scores of other brands, and

+ entertained in America from m mtr JiI Sos lower price than is generally paid. can truthfully say that the Mapes is, by
hopes are ==: : fo4 far, the best. I have had the charge ofa
X1lgU I SK.OO 00:Q: f .sJ H<<
the efforts made in the extension of COIOOO c
< aJQ 1- ';Il Fifty Acres number of Orange' Groves, and have
the culture of tobacco in Florida, and g 111 fifteen acres of my own, and for the last
it is believed that it will result in a 2 CDd CI) UIUtII1UIN I ;; s J.g Fine Hammock Land on the South side three years have used no fertilizer but
s r.. fo4 IIZ'tj h ot Lake Apopka in Orange county to the Mapes. My grove to-day has a full
successful with Sumatra. "
competition 8. :;cgS.ti oc 3 rent for vegetables. The best protected
mlIIfX'8N I l.e. a crop and is the healthiest in the place.I .
Certainly it is to be wished in the in- -a ..Q against cold of anything in this part of do not expect to find a better fertilizerfor

terest of our cigar industry that -- I =t-'tS- the State and in the midst of the vege- young nursery trees than the Mapes
through such ; .t9'emoJ'8g table growing section. Apply, to Orange Tree Manure. I have about 20-
competition a
a stop .
:11'8 .2...... I i gggg k Q t B. M. SIMS. 000 trees in nursery, and have tested its
may be put to the growing rise in the ....... < sa... *" Ocbee, Orange County Fla.
merits and the result is
o . Cl)0 CI) faithfully, good-
price of Sumatra, and we are glad to -O. ''.. : : : f ': a E .-*-< perfect. *

learn that under the firm, The Flor- t. '. I.I .I..t.. :: Cfjt2Q Houses and Rooms to Kent. .. .

ida Tobacco Producing and Trading O, rJ"-,. ooEibA: :: ,.awl: Country people wishing to spend the Ashes. .
... .' I I. winter on the high! pine lands Genuine Canada unleached hard-wood
Co. a company has been formed in CD ,,,'- O.on II!'" CI) CI) away
IIr"I..." .<. I *3 woas ,ddW from the fever will do well address Ashes for sale E. Wilson
New York with a of $100,000 ... as .-..,'tS : bII fo4 to : by: George ,
-' I 3=g i CIg -'f qx- 0 MAJOR CHA'S D. MDLLEK, Agent Bradley's Fertilizers, Jacksonville
etc. I ..a g H H Federal Hill, Fla. Fla. *

992, --= THE? FLORIDA. DISPATCH., < =- [NOVEMBER 281887.
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I roads adopted the new rates; busi- The rate on a crate of squashesfrom do justice between them and the rail-
TlfanspoJ.Ttation.For ness rapidly increased; manufactures here to Savannah is 37 cents; roads. We look to you to fearlesslyand
sprung up all around; new farms were from here to New York, 391. If it thoroughly perform the task.
the FLORIDA DISPATCH. opened in every direction; a new era was the avowed and hostile intentionof You will be sustained in such, a course.
An Open Letter to the Railroad of prosperity dawned on the State; the Florida railroads to kill us all Rumors reach us that just :now the
Commission of the State the people prospered, and new thou off and build up Savannah truckers, railroads are attempting to bulldozeyou
r of Florida. sands were added to their numbers. a plan could not have been concoctedmore by refusing to prorate on low
SIES-I have recently learned that Where the railroads formerly run infernally efficient. A car will through rates to and from Northern
'have for empty trains through unbroken prairie easily carry 600 crates of vegetables, points. I think I know the temper of
:you suspended your rates they now run through fields' of and that, at 37 cents, would be $222 our people well enough to say to you
Florida- railroads,for one month. This waving grain; pastures alive with per car from here to Savannah.Is that you can inform them that they
news is received with unalloyed re- flocks and herds; villages busy with it any wonder that our peopleare had a great deal better submit cheer-
,>,gret. It is absolutely disheartening; the hum of prosperous artisans and disheartened? Is it any wonder fully to your very moderate demands
'it.postpones for certainty one month a merchants. that our fields are fallow, and our than deal harshly with our impov-
.revival of business activity, and casts Such a people and such a country boom is dormant? Is it any wonder erished, enraged and desperate eople.
over us all an ominous dread that your could, and naturally did,'give them a that the visitor and homeseeker looks You can safely say to them that we '
honorable body contemplates a final lucrative business, and they were with dismay at our paralyzed indus- are in earnest our demands are, imt'
I' surrender of our interests to the im- saved, against their protestations, tries and turns away? Is it any won- iterative and they must be conceded.
portunities of corporate greed. As a from threatened bankruptcy, and der that the planting of orange groves Moat respectfully yours,
private citizen of our fair State, per- launched safely on the sea of prosper- languishes, and that our nurserymen DUDLEY W A DAMS.
,mit me to express my sorrow at this ity.A are sending their young trees by the Tangierine, Fla.,Nov.. .15,1887.
,action, and state as briefly possible few years ago the Railroad Com- hundred thousand to California to be FREIGHT ON ORANGES.
the reasons for my despondency.At mission of Georgia reduced, passenger planted in that far away land, from -
the time your Commission held rates to three cents per mile. The which the fruit will come back to filla The Present; Rates Extortionate.The .
its first meeting{ in September, the Georgia railroads (as do Florida roads market that we should supply? ,A Hon. P. P. Bishop sums up the
of the several railroads said it meant and few I $1,200 i'n..
representatives now) bankruptcy years ago, expended present bearings of this matter in a
'.appeared before you ,and stated that ruin ; yet, in less than three years the clearing a tangled hammock for the. recent communication to the News-
none of their roads at the present increased business was such that the purpose of growing vegetables for the
rates for passengers and freight were value of railroad stock in many cases Northern market. I have grown sat- Herald on this wise :
making any money, and that'some of ,increased over 100 per cent. isfactory crops, but the profit was I am invited to show the "lightcost
them did not even pay running expenses. The most notable example of the eaten up by excessive transportation: involved in the transportation of
They gave this as the chief good policy of low rates is the New charges. The'majority of my producthas fruit," and I accept the invitation. I
: ,reason why they should be allowed to York Central railroad. I traveledover in consequence rotted on the made these points before the Com
continue the same suicidal course. that road'when it was young, ground.The mission. .
They urged upon you the propriety of much younger than some of our Flor- Northern market can take onlya First.-Cars can be loaded with oranges -
allowing them to continue running ida roads are now. The passenger very limited amount of truck at to their full-weight capacity and
empty cars. They still, unaccountably rates are two cents per mile. Run- high prices. To make a demand for still have-much vacant space.
hug the delusion that a scatteredand ning, as it did, alongside the Erie canal large quantities, it must be laid,downat Second.No other commodities can
impoverished people can furnish for much of the distance, it was their.doors at rates within reach of be placed in cars or taken from ,themat
railroads with a lucrative patronage. compelled to adopt correspondingly the common people. less expense than is incurred,in the
They; refuse to heed the teachings of low freight rates. Now look at the The railroads will not let us do loading and unloading of oranges and
history or read the lessons in the untilled result. that. This I am driven' in self- vegetables. In point of fact, a large
fields through which they run Then (at the time of my first visit), defence to plant my field to corn and majority of the cars are loaded by the
'their empty cars. In this they are the whole country along the line was forage to feed_my teams, for I cannot shippers,and simply hauled and turned
.' not different from railroad officials in "booming." The virgin forests were get enough clear money from truckto over to connecting roads without a
,other States in years gone by. Twentyyears being converted into lumber and buy them. Thus do,the railroads dime's expense for hauling.
ago the people of Florida's twin fruitful fields. The streams were compel my neighbor and me to 'contribute Third.-The great volumes of traffic -
sister (Iowa) were even more :hope- turning a thousand, mills; hamletswere to their poverty. Sirs, ,the during the season of transportation,
lessly crushed by railroad extortions springing up everywhere ; ham people of Florida are, looking to you enables the carriers to work their mo-
than are our people now. It took, a lets grew into villages, villages into, with unutterable anxiety. tive, power to its full capacity, and the
bushel of corn to pay a railroad fare towns, and towns into great cities. The future progress of our State.depends earnings by each train are thus. made
two miles. The railroads not only The railroad was the great artery on your action. With the finest very large.
charged oppressive rates, and made through which coursed the lifebloodof climate,in_ America and a soil! prolificof Unless the companies are foolish
unjust discriminations against individuals this prosperous State. One track luxuries, we are away back in the enough to transport lumber at a dead
and communities, but denied the could not accommodate:> the increasing race. The railroad management have loss, it follows of necessity that theyare
right of the people to interfere, and traffic; another was added;, but the shown their utter incapacity to com- making a clear profit of sixty dollars -
; !'defied us to make the attempt So climax was reached when two more prehend the situation. Like the dogin per car load on the transportationof
";;':heartless was this treatment, and so were found necessary to accommodate, the manger,they will not let us live, oranges. Their rates on lumber are
; unendurable did it finally become, the growing trade; and now from Albany therefore they cannot live themselves. from twelve to fifteen dollars per car,
that the farmers arose almost en masse to Buffalo a quadruple track of The people of Florida want a chanceto ,and their present rate on
.and organized as Patrons of Hus Bessamer steel ,is kept bright by the); live. We don't want to spin cottonin Marion county to points in Florida is
bandry. The consequence was, that enormous business that low rates have- our own houses and crack corn ina seventy-five dollars per car load of
the next House of Representatives, built up along its line. hand mill to shelter our bodies and three hundred boxes. They often
consisting of one hundred members, :The Irish, have a saying that you keep, starvation.. We don't want have three hundred and fifty and some-
contained seventy-one members of our can't squeeze whisky from shilalah, to be isolated from the rest of the times four hundred boxes in a car load. ,
order. or blood from a turnip; yet either is world by the stupidity of railroad Again, unless the Jacksonville, Tampa
The time had come to try:titles with as easy of accomplishment as for animpoverished owners. and Key West Railroad is fooling
corporate monopoly for the right to live. scattered people to give The Egyptian on the banks of the away money in carrying oranges from
We were too fearful of well known profitable support to a railroad; and sacred Nile sends his onions to New Sanford to Jacksonville at ten cents a
:railroad influences to trust our case to .yet the railroad magnates of Florida York for less money than I can from box, our initial roads are making a
any commission. We did the com 'blindly adhere to the plan that has Orange county. The Scotchmen are clear profit of twenty cents on each box
missioners1 work ourselves. We made always failed in other places, and today sending potatoes to New York they take from us. Under the tariff
by statute a cu t iron scale of maxi- even more' disastrously failed in case and they pay much less freight ,than I promulgated by the Commission these
mum rates for passengers and freight, of their ,own roads. The ;rates they' paid last April. The Italian sends roads are assured of a very heavy
The railroads said (as ,Florida, rail have adopted are destructive to progress millions of oranges to Boston, New profit on the transportation of our
roads do now) that they were makingno I and seem to have been 'devised York and Philadelphia and the freight fruit.
money, and the new rates meant with special reference to making us and duty combined are not equal to In regard to the rates which oranges
absolute ruin. They absolutely re- poor as possible. They discriminate what I pay for freight alone. may reasonably be required to "bear,"
.fused to obey this law. We broughtsuit against a Florida farmer and in favorof The people who have made homesin I stated to the Commissioners that one
and by successive decisions in our a Northern farmer. If a Northern Florida by the sweat of their browsare car load of short staple cotton is worthas
District Court, State Supreme Court farmer sends potatoes or corn here to not going to abandon them nor much as three car loads of oranges.A .
and Supreme Court of the United invade our market, he is charged a are they going to live a hermit's life. ton of bacon in Chicago is worth
States, established the principle that much lower rate: than we are charged;; "We know our rights and dare main- three times as much as a ton of oranges
railroad corporations are subject to .to send potatoes or cucumbers to a tain. The legislature speaking for in; Florida after they are. boxed and
the control of the people. Then,the .Northern market..", -'. the sovereign people appointed you to ready for shipment, and yet{bacon is
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carried for nine cents per hundred knowingly or well in a directly con- :prominent and widely known gentle
pounds over a route on which the Com- : ]Y.aF[ ebiI1 trary line of business. On this prin- men in the fruit trade: "If the crop
missioners allow twelve cents for the ciple, people who sell fruit and who of Florida oranges could be marketed
carrying of eighty pounds of oranges. Lemons in England. arc in that business in cities can bet in the way you suggest, the growers
1 How can any one, in view of all these Through the courtesy of Sgobel & ter advise you how to market the would get $500,000 more for their

facts, refuse to admit that the Com- Day New York agents of Florida same than theoretical people. My whole crop, than they do now." Trust-
mission rates will afford a liberal and solution of this all-important question ing the importance of the subject will
generous compensation for the service Fruit Exchange, we have received a and suggestion to growers, would be justify my encroaching to this extent

rendered in the transportation of or- tabular statement showing the receipts to dispose of their fruit at auction or upon your columns, I am,

anges. of the Mediterranean lemons at if preferred, at private sale, but onlyin EDWARD L. GOODELL.New .

The sum of the matter is, that the the ports of London and Liverpoolfor the large fruit markets of America, York, November... ..14,1887.-
producers of Florida are glad to have the two For viz., New York,Chicago, Boston, Phil For the FLORIDA DISPATCH.
fr the railroad companies realize a large past years. year, adelphia. It will immediately be said The Florida Orange Auction Com
profit on the carrying of the productsof ending October 31st, 1887, there were by shippers that by concentrating the pany. -

Florida, but they protest against received at London, from Naples, 28-, fruit to the. points mentioned, great We replied to the "Florida Orange
being held responsible for the general 190 boxes; Palermo,.66,655 ; Messina, gluts will result. In reply I would Auction: and Forwarding Company"

financial condition of those companies.We 109,436; Malaga, 22,369; Lisbon, 2-, say is that the case with Mediterranean circular of inquiry honestly and ;can-
do not think it just that should which arrive here in such
we oranges didly setting forth such objections and
422 Jaffa 381. A total of 2 9,453 ,
j be called upon to make good all deficiencies ; immense quantities? It is; not because difficulties as we regard inevitable,
in receipts from boxes. For one year, ending October city town and hamlet" must
passenger "every and giving a few plain facts that must
fares, or in profits of the distributionof 31st, 1886, the receipts were as follows draw its supply from one of the four be met. Our reply is not noticed in

incoming merchandise. The ques- : Naples, 32, 29; Palermo, 34,419; receiving parts of America. This is, said company's second "card which

ts tion, whether we are, or are not, able Messina, 95,714; Malaga, 42,873; Lisbon therefore, the key to the whole situa- quotes only flattering replies, and not
, to pay extortionate charges, has no tion. Taking New York for an example wholesale house in
Jaffa,24. Total from one single fruit
2,094 207,653
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connection with the question, "What in thus concentrating, a demand Philadelphia Outside of the two
' are just and reasonable rates?" The boxes. The receipts at Liverpool fora springs up from all over the country, grocers quoted from in this city, the
expression, "sizing his pile/' indicatesa corresponding period were : 1887- and orders are'sent to the brokers here parties quoted from are not one of

practice which I never before saw Naples, 24,436; Sicily, 106,565; Spain, with power ,to buy. Admitting the them rated in either of the "commercial -
recommended in a printed argument. are to be offered at auction as "
oranges with what-
27,698 Portugal, 3,037. Total], 161- reports" any"capita
": ,I desire to say,in conclusion, that I is the case with Sicily fruit, we haye soever, and with "credii" none above
p believe myself to be working in the 698. 1886-Naples, 20,041; Sicily, 200 buyers with orders in hand to the lowest grade of""moderate This

permanent interest of the railroad 84,692; Spain, 23,072; Portugal, 2,060. buy so much fruil. With such com- simply goes to further prove what we

companies, as well as in that of the Total, 129,865.. petition it is useless to combat the fact, have so often asserted: That if Flor-
producers. If :railroad: properties in .. .. that every penny the oranges are ida shippers would visit the Northern
Florida are ever to Be,made :valuable, For the FLORIDA DISPATCH. \ worth will be obtained for them. Then, markets and see who is who, they
that result must be brought aboutthrough THE ORANGE CROP. too, dealers here, if they have no would know more or lose less.PANCOAST .
development, increased production orders in hand, buy and speculate in & GRIFFITH,
,' and the consequent extensionof It :Must be Concentrated not Dis- Sicily fruit, because they know there Wholesale Fruit Merchants.
'all lines of railroad traffic ; and it tributed.As will be a demand from out of town, if Philadelphia,November 17,1887.

i is,entirely plain to me that a policy on a reader of your valuable paper, not that day, the next, or following.'
the part'of th? railroad companies, I have been very much interested in This they can not do with Florida PIANOS, ORGANS & MUSICAL GOODS
which: : tends directly and,potently to the different sentiments expressed in oranges, because under your present
;,the discouragement of 'production': system, you have already suppliedthat Genuine Bargains.
the most 'w.J'etchedlyehortighfed"pol; your columns by growers of Florida out of town trade. Do you sup

i icy ever adopted by men who had acquired oranges, upon the all-important sub- pose if your system ,was correct, the I I Being Sole Agents in the South for
any reputation for political jsacacity. ject of how to market the fruit suc Italian growers would not adopt it?
J Ipreaictjthat: ; t. the oynersr the To all I have stated it is conclusive r CHICKERING, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
t V cessfully. Having an opinion on I THUSHEK, BENT & ARION
florid railroads. will; )live to thank proof that "concentrating shipments"will
without motives
our Commissioners for their action in subject, any personal be your only hope, from the ad- PIANOS
i regard toratea.on 'fruit and segetablea.Qn. bias, 'or feeling, I wish to submit the mitted fact, that just as it would be ,

ft. looking over what have written same, as perhaps being a solution of impossible for growers of Sicily oranges ORGANS
,I:find that I have".om e '"Orange Grower's" reference to been profitably, to the growers,settled. agents as well, so it is for you. MASON & HAMLIN, BAY STATE,
the Inter-State Commission. We have Upon one point we are all agreed, "Regarding holding your oranges in PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.

lQ preeent occasion to go before thatbody. that is the promise of future crops is cold storage, a few plain facts should Everyone given benefit of oar one price system
All we seek k "just and reasonable -' so great, that unless a correct systemof dissuade you from this. To show youI and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
.. .rates" on the initial Florida shipping and selling the orangesis am perfectly honest in writing the by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
roads ; and, if necessary, we shall place organized, producing oranges as a following I would say, if you woulddo steamboat landing.
'our.shipments under the.iurisdictionof crop will not: be profitable to the this, it would be the means of my -
our State Commission by consigning growers. Your active and thinkingmen receiving and selling thousand of cases
t 'to agents at points of conversion have already proposed many of Valencia oranges to my own profitof VIOLINS, GUITARS BANJOS AC.

with Inter-State- lines. plans, some of which are carried out course. Therefore, I can not be CORDEONS .
now, how successful you are better accused of writing this for a purpose.
JBartow boasts? of a specimen! ofF capable of saying than 1. The ques. The shipments of Jamaica oranges and all kinds of small instruments offered at
,Polk county's sugar; cane which has tion is, are they sufficiently practicalto will continue to come up to Februaryif logue.lowest prices. Send for our. illustrated' cata-

twenty matured joints, weighing 61 market future crops. My opinion prices justify. From Havana, we
pounds, and is in every way a prize sustained by gentlemen who annually I get large quantities of nice fruit till Artist materials
stalk. It was produced by Mr. W. sell more fruit than any ten com i March. I am receiving now cases of Frames
W. McDaniels.J. bined houses in the world is, your oranges from Malaga, Spain, which ,
whole system of marketing will continue if fair prices be Fine Pictures *>r.'/.*.. *
W. Tucker, one .of Dade City's your crop can ,.*f "<
Fancy tAlbnme
wealthiest citizens and largest cattle oj oranges is radically wrong. made, while the crop of Valencias is
men, has, within the last few weeks, Your various organizations preach: very large, and in March exceptionally Stationery.
1 "distribute and reach every market in fine quality Shipments of this We can save yon money in anything in
the and
shipped by Florida Railway Music, Art or Fancy Goods. Write us for
Navigation, thirty-two 'loads, of beef the land, establish agencies in every latter fruit to.New York can be made prices.
,cattle.. town, city and hamlet, put your till .Tune. In March, too, we commence -
,' oranges into cold storage, and keep to receive a very fine quality of
,Putnam! county has organized an them there until a demand creates a new crop of Sicily oranges. Where, ,LUDDEN & BATES, S. M.H.
orange growers' union to co-operate market at fabulous :figures. "Sell then, will be the advantage of "hold
with the Florida and SAVANNAH. A.ASTHMA .
Orange Auction at home at auction force ?" You if hold foreign _
; Forwarding your oranges .ing can see you ;- DR. TAFPS A8THMALTOB
buyers to come down to the produc- oranges will come and supply the RED never fail.*to CUre.
Twenty-two car loads of refinery district and and for the demand. If be Anr one who wants to be**** can send TOS their
sugar ing buy pay you ship, they can not i address and we will mail trial bottle
machinery have arrived at Kis- fruit there." All these suggestions I sent here to compete with DL TAFT BEOS., Rochester, N. Y., FR EE.
your pro- -
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simmee and more is daily expected. believe to be wrong. We must all ducts. A 1VEEIt and upwards positively ecdred
.Kaffir corn is succeeding well. in admit man accustomed to one vacation In concusion, I would repeat what $25 by men agents UlnJr Supea Dr.8eoU'ory,QenoIneEleelrIeDelt eec.&ZJd-

California. '* L 'd "I is ..not: capable' of advising, :was said, to, me by one, of ,the most. by ladies freer selling State MX.Dr.Scott's Da. Scats Electrlr, 1M Broadway ConeU.,N.Sample X.:-
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Superintendent of Florida SubTropical him lots of "broils." A cow supplieshim GRAPE VINESSuited

FIOI'idiaIl' Q. Exposition, despairs of obtainingan with milk, and several hogs will

.. ..... appropriation from his county make his pork and sausage, and help to the Soil and Climate of '

State Items. (Manatee: ), and urges every public- the Eustis market with fresh meat.. FLORIDA

Plant potatoes; the crop North is spirited citizen to take hold of the Sweet potatoes attract his attention as ,
short. work in individual capacity.The well, and Irish potatoes and other veg-
etables and fruits San Luis and Andalusia Nurseries, ,
are now growing,
Second crop figs have just been Disston Company have 100 and bid fair to realize what is hoped TALLAHASSEE, FLA. t .
gathered in Jackson county. acres in cane at their East Tohope- from them.
kaliga Experimental plantation, and E. DUBOIS, Manager.
There is rice on the Myakkee: prai- The Semi-Tropical, to which we are
will plant 500 acres next season. Theyare Send for Catalogue and order early. Send
rie, Manatee county, five feet high. putting up a mill capable of worK- indebted for the above facts, perti- also,for Price List of .,s,

The Quincy Herald estimates the ing up the product of 1,000 acres. nently Mr. says: is FLORIDA WINES:':; ..

tobacco crop of Uadsden county at We understand a sugar refinery is to Knapp more independentwith 1
his few than Northern
acres a
500,000 pounds. be established at Kissimmee.The .
farmer with ten times the amount of Pears Grown from Cuttings. ,

Brevard county will issue an elab-- Okeechobee Drainage Com- farm land. We commend his energyto LeConte Keiffer and Sand. Bartlett.Lawson I .

orate descriptive circular for distribu- pany, after four years' work, connect- the man who denounces "Florida Sekel, Smith and Garber on LeConte
Root. Strawberries to Florida, Ala-
tion at the Sub-Tropical. ing the great lake with the Caloosa- sand," and point to his place as encouragement bama and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, Noo-
have commenced important nan and Noonan Improved. Peaches: T'eento -
hatchee river ,
to those who little .
Sugar cane fifteen feet in height can possess ,
part of its scheme, namely, a faith in what we have asserted for Plums: Kelsey'sJapan.Mariannaandothers.Pot .
be in DeSoto
seen in patches county, grown strawberries on special order only.
canal down the western borderof
and two months to passing years past-that there is glory in a GEO. G. GIBUS,
yet grow. the Everglades, the object being to Florida home, and abundance thereinfor Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee,Fla,
Baker Brothers, of South Lake turn the waters of Okeechobee throughthe him who wills it. Send for Catalogue.

Weir, have harvested from one acre southern glades to seek the Gulf .
of land, eight bushels of wheat. through the Thousand Islands. A Tribute to Florida. KELSEY JAPAN PLUM. ";

The beef, canning factory of Fort The Stark Courier relates that Prof. Hon. W. D. Kelley, of Pennsylvania Three, ON six FLORIDA and twelve PLUM months STOCK.buds; 2,000-:

Ogden will add from sixty to one Young has in that place a garden plot delivered an address in Louis- two-year Botan Marlanna old. Some Purple fruited Leaf this. and year.Simon's
hundred families to the town. 25x167 feet. On the 20th of last ville, Ky., on October the 17th, in Plum on Florida Seedling Plum stock the
which he paid ,the following tributeto best for all sections of Florida. Eureka, Peen-
Wm. Oldfield, Suwanee October he planted it in ruta bagas. To. Honey best October and other Peaches on
reports -
This was followed with Englishpeas. Florida: Florida peach stock. Japan Persimmon,
the growth of a young Niagara crop "For more than three weeks I Grapes Oranges,etc. Price list tree. Inspec-
.- Then Mohawk beans, next tion solicited. A. CAl'LiAHATV,
grape vine at 589 feet in one season. corn and lastly sweet whichhe loitered in what is to be known to the Prop.Eureka Nursery,Melr se,Clay Co.,Fla.

Greer's Lake City Cigar Factory is)just digging. Five potatoes crops in one world as the winter farm and gardenof IWILLBUYTHEBEST' .

bought last week 400 pounds of Madison year The Professor estimates the the Union, the greatest agricultural) S ;
tobacco at 25 State of the Union, hitherto despised ,
county cents per vale as follows : rata baggas, $25;
pound. English peas, $15; corn, $4; pstatoes, Florida. I speak with deliberationwhen
Marion county has appropriated $16; total $60; off of lees than one I say that that State which,

$2,500 for an ,exhibit at the Sub-Trop ninth of an acre. though admitted to the Union by an
ical to which the Ocala act of Congress on the came day on
Board of
Trade adds $500. John Anderson, of Ormond-on-the- which Iowa was admitted, which em- SAW MI L
Halifax Florida and Califor-
,compares braces 10,000 more square miles of
The Macclenny\ Sentinel says Wm. nia as follows: While California lies territory than Iowa, and whose popu- FOR THE MONEY. Send for Descriptive Circular.

Jennings, a Baker county farmer, has parched and brown, and choked with lation numbered more than 10,000 in RICHMOND MACHINE WORKS

four hundred pounds of fine tobacco, the dust of a desert summer, Floridais excess of Iowa in 1845, had come in RICHMOND. INDIANA.

taken from a single acre. refreshed with almost daily showers 1870 to have 180,000 population,

continually through the summer during while cold winter-bound Iowa .
Mr. Campbell, of Marion county, came wiLBOR'S-C oj
has harvested forty tons of fine the growing season, but ceasing so to have 1,290,000 and I say without

crab-grass hay off a two-horse very farm as to give, bright, sunny skies for her fear that time will confirm my assertion PURE COD LIVER OIL

which he is selling for $11 a ton. winter. Should water other than that that foremost among the n'.n- AND PHOSPHATES OF
sprinkled down upon her be wanted, bearing mineral States of the Union
Mrs. C. E. Dyke raised this year on nature's great aqueduct can be tappedby will be its farm and garden, beautiful ),IM", ODA.m N: '

her farm near Tallahassee, 672 bush- slight exertion eighty to one hun- Florida, the tip-end of the South. ,
els of corn on twelve acres of land- dred feet below the surface
through There will be a flora such as no Cures Coughs, Colds Asthma Bronchitis,
about fifty-six bushels to the acre.. materialand an ever-flowing stream part of the Union can produce; suchas 'Persons and who all Scrofulous have been Humors.taking Cod-

William Jennings,of Baker county, of clear water will gush forth to sup. neither Mexico, nor Japan, nor Liver Oil will be pleased to learn that Dr.
made this season on one acre of land ply the wants of man or plant. In China, nor Africa, nor Southern Europe Wllbor) prnfesslonal has succeeded gentlemen.from directions In combining of several the-

400 of Cuba leaf tobacco California their orange lands are heldat can produce but where will pure Oil and Phosphates In such a manner
pounds for ; you that It Is pleasant to the taste and Its effectsIn
which he expects to realize fifty cents $200 to $1,000 per acre; here, the find the choicest products of all these Lung complaints are truly wonderful.
choicest lands within mile Very many persons whose cases :were pronounced
one-quarter lands whether in the flora
per pound. mere or hopeless, and who had taken the
of railroad station can be bought for the beautiful blossom of the forthcom- cler} Oil for a long time without marked
Hamilton Disston who is in effect,have been entirely cured by this
now $80 to $100. The California using afk
Florida growersare ing crops of fruit and vegetable. preparation. Be sure and get the genuine.
with a party of capitalists fortunate when they can get their There is a land that combines the soil Manufactured only by A. B. WILBOB,Chemist -
theState Boston. Sold all
a genuine boom'ivill strike by diugglsts. f
says fruit from grove to market in ten daysto and climate of all lands, and whose ,
this winter; that small farmers, two weeks. Florida reach the h
can productions for beauty and utility :Profit In Fruit Culture. fr
just the class we need, are coming. great markets in three to five days. will measure, I may almost say, the KELSEY and other valuable Plums. 25,000 '
LECONTE,KEIFFER and other Pears
Admission to the Sub-Tropical has 4 possibilities of the production of all Apples on LeConte stock. All the valuable
been .fixed Five Acres Enough.Mr. Oriental and Southern Fruits. CAMPHOR .
at 50 cents. Two days lands. It is a land of sugar par excellence TREES, OLIVES PRUNES. Nut Trees of
each week will be set apart as "Peo G. L. Knapp, of Eustis, has a beyond Cuba; its tobacco all kinds. JERSEY CATTLEJERSEY RED

ple's Day," when admission will be 25 five-acre orange grove four years old fields will rival at onee those of Cuba HOGS.quality,lowest Seeds prices.of Forage Valuable Plants.Information Highest .

cents. Children, at all times, half now bearing. From between the rows and of the Connecticut and Lebanonand In Illustrated catalogue free.

price.-, of trees he has taken this season at, other Northern valleys; it is the CHEROKEE FARM AND NURSERIES,

Mr. Reid who,has raised forty-five least pne hundred dollars' worth of land of rice. What about cotton? Waycross, Ga.E'uil .

crops of tobacco in Virginia, thinksno hay as fine as was ever made froma said I to a gentleman whose farm I .

country can excel Florida in its Northern farm, from about two acres, was traversing. O,,don't talk to us
growth. He bases his opinion on a and which fills his barn from bottomto about cotton; a Florida farmer has no r '
crop he raised in Sumter county this top. The growing' of this hay does time to fo-.tl: l with it at eight cents a Zo rn ll
season. not interfere with the trees. The stub pound when he can raise vegetablesand
ble is turned under and will fruit for the North UL1
More Florida crab-grass, hay was very ma- at such pricesas (
saved at Cam Alachua terially aid in fertilizing land. He we get. The whole of that Gulf
county, has trees loaded with Grows all kinds of Fruit Trees and Vines,
this fig now luscious of the South is
and vicinity fall than before ; the portion literally, or Large stock LeConte and other Pears,Persimmons -
alone saved fruit, and at least twenty-five bunchesof will be when properly managed, the ,Peen-to and otherpeaches and plums.
Camps over 400,000
pounds. The large skating rink and bananas ripening. Nearly a hun- land of wine and milk and honey, and Send for Catalogue.ntW.W.THOMPSON smlthville",Ga.
dred fowls enables him to sell five or all beautiful and graceful things, to.
several out-houses full.
are To sell
: our Stamps Rubber.
'* (, six: dozen eggs weekly in our market, gether with the great staples to hich IT PAYS Free Catalogue to Agents.
Mr. P. W. Reasoner. Horticultural besides supplying his table and giving I have alluded and others' CHANDLER. Cleveland 1 FISHER., Ohio.


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NOVEMBER 28, 1887.1. .: -- THE FLORIDA DISPATCH.= ," '. 995
-- -- -- -
,.""'. '" -
The only Asiatic fowl which we can TRICKS ON THE STAGE. whatever that it .is, all things considered

,,: :: Poultryv unqualifiedly commend for Florida is the very best article of the kind
the Light Brahma; not the Brahma of A ,Thrilling Life and Death ever known.Waverly.

,, ,: ,BY W. W. FBWDBICH. the olden time, noted for nothing} but Struggle.
its size, but that which has been Some time ago there was on exhi- Stock Farm.

As insects and green food are becom- evolved under the eye of such men as bition, in New York, what was called 'Tallahassee, Leon Co.,Fla.

ing.scarce, as winter, advances, see Williams and Felch. By a careful the "wonderful electrical man!" Panic No. 9120, A. J.C. C.,a grand dam of
that,your fowls receive a liberal supply selection of the best fowls, year after That "wonder" now says that he. eleven Eurotas months, who made heads 778 the pounds herd.of Fun butter blood in,

of both.( animal and vegetable food. year, they have given us a strain was always secretly connected with a.. high grade,Jersey and improved native cat-
) which is unsurpassed as a layer of battery so arranged as to defeat discovery -. tie.Home raised trotting and work horses,
Scraps of meat can be had for a trifle; large, rich eggs; is not troublesome as SCURA-DEn. BROS., PROP

, turnip and raddish tops, cabbage a setter-pullets often laying from Many "freaks of nature" are only
,-, ]leaves and lettuce will be eagerly de November to June, without becoming freaks of clever deceptive skill. HOME GROWN.

voured. Onions are very nutrituous. broody at all, and the chick can be Bishop; the mind-reader, so-called,
made to weigh two pounds in eight was shown to be only a shrewd student CRAWFORD, BIDWELL'S and other .
1 ), For the FLoi m&DI8P TCB. weeks. of human nature, whose readingof PEACHES; KELSEY and other PLUMS;
I POULTRY.. This modern Brahma does not at- thought was not phenomenal. JAFFA, MED. SWEET, WASH'NG. NA-
1 tain the weight of the original Shanghai i Even so intelligent a man as Robert VEL, TARDIFF, MAJORICA, DUROI
f Suitable Breeds for Florida. HIGLEY'S LATE,MAG. BONUM, HOMO-
but it is heavy ,enough for ordinary Dale Owen was for many years fully
If given the proper treatment, any purposes, the mature hen weigh; persuaded that certain alleged spirit ORANGES; BELAIR, VILLA. FRANCHA
1 fowl that will live on the continent at ing seven to twelve pounds, the cock ual manifestations were genuine, but, and SICILY LEMONS; OTHER CITRUS
all, will live in Florida. But these nine to fifteen. If this is too light to in the Katie King case he eventuallyfound FRUITS; PEARS, GRAPES, FIGS, PER
i letters are not written for those meet the ordinary wants of any family, that he had been remorselessly SIMMONS, NUTS, GUAVAS, QUINCES,
the is the fowl for the deceived.
who can afford to keep fowls as pets turkey purveyorof OLIVES, MELON SHRUBS, UMBRELLA
I such a family to raise. The Brahma When to natural credulity is added TREES,etc.
: or curiosities. We write for people adapts itself to climate and sur- a somewhat 'easily.fired imagination,
who want such as will give them the roundings as well as any fowl that we spectres become facts,and clever tricks ,

greatest number of eggs and the largest know of.: 'While it is hardy enoughto realities. -Lakeland--- and Drayton Island, Fla.

broilers for market. endure the Northern winter, and "That man," remarked a prominent ONE MilliONFruit
will lay regularly with the thermometer physician the other day to our re Trees, GrapeVine
,Besides the purely fancy kinds,suchas "thinks he is sick. He is Strawberry -
below zero,it loses nothing in vigoror porter, a Plants, Etc.
Bantams and Japanese fowls, there fertility by a transfer to the extreme 'hypo. He comes here regularly Selling low at 0
are other kinds which are excluded South; that is, if the fancier will give three times a week for treatment. Willow Descriptive Lake catalogueand Nursery.
from our list, because they are not the food which is needed in a warm There is absolutely nothing the matter price list mailed tree
suited to the climate, or are useful :climate, and will not keep them as with him, but of course every time he on Sam application.IKnmplt Address*
, only in certain conditions. The .Ham ;layers after the first season. Hatch comes I fix him up something." Marshallville, Ga.
I burgs belong to this class. If suitably the chicks very early, so that they will And he pays for it?"
I ,cared for, they will lay more eggs per begin to l lay in the fall. Then keep "Yes, $3 a visit. But what I give POLK COUNTY NURSERIES.BY .
' than other fowl. But this him has remedial whatever.I TIlE
year any them laying, and vigorous pullets can no power
suitable care is what the ordinary be persuaded to do this, until the following have to cater to his imaginary ills. Polk Co. Nursery 1 Improvement Co.
fancier cannot give. In ,addition to June. Before moulting time He is one of my best friends, and. I ,
extra nursing when young, they must put them in pens, and for two weeks dare not disappoint his fears." All and the Lemon leading Trees.foreign and domestlo Or-
have unlimited range. A grove of ten feed all the corn, meal and sweet pota An even,more striking case of pro- ange Price list on application.
I acres will do for them, if the adjoining toes they will eat. They will then fessional delusion is related by W, H. W. II, LASSITEIl. Manager Homeland,Fla.

groves have nothing in them which weigh at, least ten pounds each, and Winton, business manager of the
I fowls can injure. But their eggs are will bring a handsome price in the ,Kingston (N. Y.) Freeman: Pineapple Plants for Sale.
too small for the best market while "In 1883 Mr. R. R. of New Yorka
market. If no other variety is kept, Egyptian Queen from 15c. to $1. Scarlet or
'; ,the chicks are out of the question as a few hens can be spared to lay duringthe ( relative of a late Vice-President of, Spanish from Ic to 2c. for slips. Rooted
Plants, be set .t from 2c.to
can season
broilers, on Account of their small size summer, and serve as sitters the United States), was seriously ill of 25c. each, packed and delivered on board
! and slow growth. The Hamburgs will the next season. So treated the a very fatal disorder. The best physicians } steamer Large order on receipt prices of on price.application.
", do for home use, particularly if one Brahma will be a profitable fowl, attended him,but, until the last THOS. E. UICIIAltDS.

has'an eye for beauty, ,but the practical though not the best, nor equal to the one was tried, he constantly grew Eden River Pineapple, Fla.'Nurseries. _Plantation,_Eden_,_Indian
poultryman cannot afford to keep best for all purposes., worse. This doctor gave him some
them. With these we place all members Another point in its favor is, it will medicine in a two-ounce bottle. Im- of Lake Weir bo.

I of the polish family. Besides a be contented and will do its best in a proving, he got another bottle, paying 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees,
delicate constitution, they have a large very small lot It can be the $2 for each. He was getting relief after Our trees are very thrifty,three and four
crest which, in wet weather, tendsto back of ,city home were having used several of these mys- year old stock,%to B inch diameter,with
yard a any one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible -
produce a cold in the head. other fowl would be a failure. Be- terious small bottles. to Florida Southern Railroad Send for
The rains of a Florida summer "One day he laid one on his desk in Catalogues. AddressE.
sides this, it is one of the most valu- .B.FOSTER,Manager
would give roup to all not specially able fowls for crossing. This will be his New York office. In the same rlAl'21.1v! Hnnth Lake WAlr. Fla.
t cared for. The crest is the only objectionable discussed in a future letter. office a friend was using a remedy put McCartney Hedge Rose Plants and

j feature of the Houdan. It There is a general impression thata up in a large l bottle. By pure acci- Cuttings, ;
is a good layer of large eggs, the large fowl will not lay enough to dent it was found out that these two For sale from December 1st till the last of
chicks and it excels bottles contained the February.; This rose makes a handsome ever-
rapidly exactly same
grow its board in Florida. This
may green,perfectly impassable and durable I
table fowl 1, filling the place in France pay be true so far as most ]large breeds are medicine, the two-ounce vial costing !11. O'N- -LL.- --,--Fairbanks.---- fence.j
which the Dorking fills in England.But concerned, and will be true of the the doctor's patient $2, while his friend
with these good qualities in other I Brahma if it is fed exclusively on corn paid but $1.25 for a Bottle holdingover

breeds, not having the crest, we cannot or sweet potatoes. Our own experience sixteen ounces of Warner's safe
e recommend the Houdan to the and the experience of others who cure. The doctor's services were stop
practical poultry keeper of Florida. have given it a fair and intelligenttrial ped at once; the man continued treat- r It Ji
Other varieties, such as the Cochins, is in favor of the Brahma. In a ing himself with what his doctor had I
are not suited to the climate. Naturally letter recently received, Mr. Adams, secretly prescribed Warner's safe
indolent, they soon become fat of:Manatee, writes that this :is one of cure-which ,finally restored him to
i and diseased, and( want to do nothing the most profitable fowls he has for health from an attack of what his doc-
' but eat and sit. "They do well in a eggs and market. tors called Bright's disease."

cold climate, but so far as* we know, This letter is long enough, and we If the leading physicians} in the JJlHTS

the entire family, Buff, Partride will return to this'question next week. land, through fear of the code, will :<- OPINIONS RENDERED AS IOTHCNOVELTV OFINVENTIONSANDVAtlDITYTjDEPATENTS.REJECTED
(white and black), have been a failure 4 N. R. EARNER. cretly prescribe Warner's safe cure in
Langshan superior Snowdrift Poultry Yards, Keuka, Fla. cases kidney, general ,
loathe Cochin, which it somewhat resembles disorder, do they not thereby coufWsj IJ I 1 I I PATENTS'PROMPnYATIEHDffi I TOG I IL

}) in shape and size. But it "It is claimed that there were more their own inability *o cure it. and, In J .. .
E will not do its best so far South, whileit the strongest sort of endorsement! commend --- ---
failures this in when used I Single Breech Loaders$3.75,$ : and
has to overcome the prejudice of the season eggs' that preparation t*. the l'Utc\ ? I O N S S1U Doable. $8. SI0. 813.50 a up..

) housekeeper against anything J that for hatching,;... *than for. several seasonspast" I We hear it warmly &puk<*n of in 1 L t and General wanK Sporth$ft Fishing GoocR TackI Send for Pocket Jf ..tvv,0 Cut1ery IlL
,,''' I Q tatogne. CIIAILLKS u.PItOUTY&CO..
wears. dark feathers.. ,' .- < .' .'>. ;" every direction, and we have no doubt !63 & 65 Washington Street,
'c t !' ,' ,'.,'1"I I : ,,' '.,;f:: Chicago. In.





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996 "7".."Y '. ------THE FLORA DISPATCJ& .-'" =-: ,. [NOVEMBER 28Jj-".7l.' ...


ROYAL PALM NURSERIES. Deer' Island. Gardens, and Nurseries' ,-


Rare exotic plants of all descriptions for summer planting. Rare and new fruits. Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit and Ornamental, Trees, Plants and

Palms,Acacias,Agaves,Aloes,Cacti and Flowering' Plants. A general line 6T Citrus Trees Vines. No'Loss,in Transplanting.
and Nursery, Rtock suitable for Florida. Catalogue and Price List Free,on application to the Manager. Address

Price of catalogue,(of 93 pages!)15 cents,postpaid. Mailed free to all customers. ._Oakland A. E. CHAMPLIN,Orange Co.,Fla.,

._, ._Manatee, Florida.

GEORGETOWN NURSERIES. to the public a fall line of


Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healtlrr toek Consisting of ORANGE TREES of choice varieties, from one year bud on celebrated .......
stock to bearing trees price to suit the times, including the .
a general MADAME VINOUS, three and four year buds;: fine two-year-old SAT-
rnlt Trees suitable to Florida. Address
BUM AS, on four-year-old stock; three year buds KING ORANGE J etc..eta
SON "WVAJKEfc Qeorgreto-wm. PIa Also a choice assortment of PEARS on LeConte stocks. LECO TE PEAR! one,two and
three years. APPLES suited to Florida on LeConte stock. ,
Mayl6'83tf I; .. ," . PEACHES,including FLORIDA.'S OWN,asporcfrom Peen-to;choice shlppingvarietyoblong of (
'" In shape; very early and very proUfie. EARLY CREAM a choice early seedling
1.Gerge; "1Vu.rBerie: Chinese strain. BIDWELL'8 EARLY, THE WONDER PEEN-TO' HONEY ete. KELSEY -
PLUM on Plum or Peach stocks: BOTAN OGAN, BOTANKIA,MARIlANNAetc.JAPAN. .
SEASON OF 157->S8. ,PERSIMMONS. GRAPES-the leading home varieties: SCUPPERNONG and
CALIFORNIA: varieties. ADRIATIC and other Figs. PECAN and other Nut bearing trees.
All'fruits,plants and vines,suited to'the climate of Florida including Oranges, Lemons TEXAS UMBRELLA,CALIFORNIAPEPPER TREE,a beautiful shade tree. GOLDEN.
and all the citrus fruits,as well as Peaches,Pears,Plums,Persimmons,Grapes, Figs,Pecans, ARBORVIATIE and choice two-year-old roses. Catalogue free. ,
,Almonds Apricots,Olives,etc. Also many useful and ornamental grasses,Plants, vines,etc. I. J. BROKAW
Have also for sale several valuable improved places at great bargains. Catalogue free to ,
any address. Anthony, Marion County, Fla.
Lake George, Fla.:

RIVERSIDE NURSERIES.Citrus Choice and ;Improved Varieties of Tropical and SemiTropicalTrees

Plants, Bulbs and Flowers.

and Deciduous Trees Rooted Special attention given setting and tending budding and pruning old
GrapeVines ones,planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed fig1 We are also agents
J for Hussey's Coulter Harrow and the old reliable brand of Geo. W. Baker's Flesh,Blood and
and Cuttings. : Bone Fertilizer. All inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address', "
DUNCAN IIIIO'S Clear Water Harbor Hillsboro'County Fla.
We make a specialty of Grape Vines of all varieties,and Fig Trees' Liberal discount to ,
nurserymen. inquiries promptly answered. AddressC.
8. BURGESS, Manager Gal.n.esvi11eu..rseries
Riverside. ,California."SAN : : ,


j NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY' 5,000 Superiors, ripens May, size above
A full line of Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter Planting. quality best of all. 5.000 Thomas,late,ripens in September; single specimens have weigh
j a pound. Bidwell's Early Wonder,and five other new varieties will be found in stock.
Best 10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; 20,000 LeConte Pears; 20,000 Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 feet
Varieties ol Budded Trees a Specialty-Trees of all Sizes. high,and 100.000 Orange trees,of all good varieties,will be sold CHEAP FOR CASH.
Many miss who buy elsewhere. ", '
Send for Catalogue. ; .

.. San Mateo Fla. Lemons Lemons Genuine Navels.ORDER .

GUIDE TO FIG CULTURE .. NOW, before our stock of Villa Franca Lemons is out. We have just sold 7,600of
this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our bearing Lemons .
Tells how to grow and prepare the fig,and describes our new fig, are loaded. We shall ship in July and August and publish results in the"Dispatch."
We have also a beautiful of the GENUINE Washington Navels budded from one of
OOnLnLerc1a1. the ORIGINAL TREES we received from Washington nine years since. Also most all
: SnLoy-rn.a.: other varieties of Orange,Lemon and Lime.

Only genuine"11g of commerce,"and the finest in the world. Also Tropical, Semi-Tropical The Double Imperial Navel and the Atwood's Seedless Navel we now offer for the first timeto
and New Fruits,and the finest stock of nut in the country. Address,with stamp, "\ .i ,': the Florida Orange Growers. We shall have for Fall and Winter delivery a few hundredof .
FLORIDA lIOItTICULTUKAL CO., each of these varieties KEDNEY &:: CAREY, Winter Park,Fla.

_____ Cutler, Dade Co., Fla.


Villa Franca Lemons. Washington Navels. Have on hand and for sale a large stock of fine

We have for fall and winter delivery a large and select stock of the above named varieties Budded and Sweet Trees.
one and two year old buds thrifty and free from insects. Our Villa Franca buds were ob Seedling Orange
tained from the finest grovel'1 this celebrated variety in the State, and our Washington Stocks five and buds one,two and three years old. All the leading named varieties; well
Navel buds were imported bjus,direct from California,and taken from the first trees budded
grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Send for
with that variety in the State. This grove is said to bear heavily and steadily. We have descriptive catalogue before giving your orders elsewhere.L. .
also all the standard varieties Known to Florida,also Peen-to and Honey peach trees, and
LeConte and Keifer W. LIPSEY & CO., Cltra, Marion Co., Fla.
Pears. All of our trees are grown on high pine land,and we guarantee .
that every tree shall haveeood roots,which after all is most important. Send for Catalogue. -
GILLETT BHO, South Lake Wier, Marion" Co., Florida. ORANGES Pomegranates Val rico Nurseries LEMONS Guavas, ,

,Figs, Bananas
Peaches, TROPICAL AND SUBTBOPIOAL.Catalogue Pine-Apples,
Kelsey,Botan and Ogaii J apaneie Plums on native Plum Stocks! drapes, ; Avocado P'rs,
Kelsey June Buds on native Peach Stocks. Peen-to and Honey Peaches. Pears,
LeConte and Kieffer Pears on their own roots. Bartlett and other pears on Pecans Free. Acacia
LeConte roots. A large stock of Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries,-Quinces, Oriental Nerinm,
Apricots and Nectarines. Address Plums andPersimmons -W. G. TOUSEY, Caladium,
Poindnna 4
-vvF.. :E3Er.: : : :ElS.. LIMES, Etc. Seffner, Stilslorough Co., Fla. PALMS, Etc.

Manager Huntsville Wholesale Nurseries, Huntsville, Alabama.

HOMELAND NURSERIES. ,with practical hints to new beginners, free on application. Our list include
the choicest varieties of the Citrus family grown. Also,

KELSEY AND OTHER ORIENTAL PLUMSA Peaches, Pears, Plums Grapes, and other Fruits. r ',.,.
Our stock Is one of the largest in the Stat Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a
SPECIALTY. specialty,and other Fruits adapted to the climate of Florida. "
R. .wIndian PIERCE: ,.
Also a full line of Nursery Stock of the most choice varieties adapted to Florida.

,.. R H. BURR, Proprietor, Bartow,Polk County, Fla.. BAY VIEW I NURSERIES.CHOICEST .

:B.ook.y :J3r; : ; D.oh: 'u.r&erL: ... VARIETIES
JLcConte, Keif, fer, Bartlett, Lawson and Carter's Hybrid Pears a Spe..
Budded Orange and Lemon Trees '

clalty. ,' ,
V. Tropical and Semi-Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and well rooted
Summer contracts', ,,Special. .Rates. "' ,,:will; '" now' 'be given., Address, and especially adapted to Mouth Florida. '
V f'! B. W. PARTRIDGE, An inspection is invited. All inquiries by mail promptly; answered. Catalogues sent free
Monticello Fla. on application. R. )D. HOT, Bay View Hillsborough Co., Fla.


thousand choice Orange Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten
thousand fine Florida
collection of FRUIT TREES
this fine and ORNAMENTAL PLANTS.
Offer season a Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties: also two
grown new varieties,Hybrids of
Honey and Peen-To named by us Chinese King and Chinese Queen.
JAPAN FRUITS,OLIVES,PERSIMMONS and also a fine assortment of PALMS,ROSES, ripens in May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Honey. Our evening The bearing Chinese orange King
and OLEAND ER3. Plants by mall a specialty. will fruit the We have the
give ripe round. genuine
you year Washington Navel sent to us
address. A of the dried and cured Adriatic
Catalogue free to any sample Fig will be direct from WaA 1agton. Big discount on large orders. ,
forwarded to.anyone sending 10 ccnts in stamps,to pay for postage and packing. C. B. PEMOW :
Address all letters to F. ROJBDf G, Proprietor,) resno,Cal. Laks, Manager.Helen,Florida





NOVEMBER'28J1887.: --. -'- -THE,.: K.OEIDA> DIS "
] ., ,. ',' ATOH.. ." 997


ORANGE TREES' I want a few industrious, temperate,mar-
BIDWELL'S ABLY,BID WELL'8 LATE and No. 7 are round peaches average size, ried men,with families of children of school
ripening from May,jOth to.July 1st. !Then Bidwell's I IMPROVED PEEN-T6 NO.4 Is flat, all
Of the leading varieties budded on good age, f.o settle near me, so that we can have a
but larger and thicker from stem to blossom than its parent. and healthy sour stock and 4 years'old, and small school.To .

In Not Excelled Peach Out.with from five-eights to one land' one-halCinch in such,I willofler a few good settlements
Quality by any diameter. Buds 1 and 2 years old, and from cheap on the Alifla River, near Tampa
not a at any stage of ripening,of that bitter so objectionable. in the Peen-to. two and a half to eight feet high. Good roots Bayfone and one-half hours' sail from Tam
Ripens! with Bidwall's Early.: and straight stocks guaranteed.For pa. Good land for fruit and vegetables good
These are aU seedlings of the Peen-to, a decendant no doubt of that fruit "found by Atchison prices address neighborhood and healthy. I am an old resident -
in the Hazardarakht Ravine.Afghanistan. ; a form with different shape from that of GEORGE DARLING, here,and can also give some valuable
) the almond,being larger and flatter." whole shrub resembles :what one might consider Drayton: Island,.Fla. information'in regard to choice river fronts,
a wild form of the peach,of nearly evergreen'foliage." As I am aware there are many etc.,including most suitable and pleasant
spurious trees being offered, I would give, a word of'cantlon to the planter. Mr. Bidwell PENVILLA !NURSERY. location for a Sea Side Hotel and cottages on
has originated these trees;our trees he has .grown. from buds cut from his bearing trees, this side of the Bay (Money in it). Aso-a
most of them by1: his own hand. good site for a saw-mill; quick demand for
Address all letters,for information or trees,to me,as on account of ill health he has given lumber. .
me all business connected'with the sale of his trees. Choice FLORID GROWN FRUIT TREES Information free. Buy of owners,and save'

City Office and Packing Grounds,Main street Orlando. JAMES MOTT, of all kinds, including the Bidwell's Early heavy commissions. Will give good refer-
'P. O. Box'' 121, Orlando Fla. ences if desired. Direct toGBANVILLE
Peach, and the finest stock. of Kelsey Plums PLATT
A1taJl1c n Pf Plllahnrnnsh To., Fla.i .
I : > "te. N1.1r erie: in the State. Also some choice one-year old m --!

ORANGES LEMONS, PEACHES. Asparagus (collossal) crowns. If you want i

All the leading orange and lemon trees, including the "Everbearing" orange. Oranges trees send for prices and save money.J. .
exert month in the year. Washington Navel a speciality. Bidwell Peen-to, Pallas .E. Cole Prop,
p and Honeypeach trees. Kelseand otherJapan plumsincludingthatwonderful new plum, ,
the"Blood Plum of 8atsnma'fand the'Early Sweet Plum."NlagaraEmplre State and lead- Glen St.Mary, Baker Co., Fla.
Ing varieties of foreign grapes. The new fig"Foundling," Pears Persimmon s, Figs. Mulberries -
Loquats; ,Guavas,Nut trees, eta The new Japanese seedless orange "Unshiu." a com W MITE ]E' tt
plete line of mental.t.rees. including Grevilleas, Eucalyptus, ,Acacia, etc Illustrated
catalogue free. Address, IIi \VIIEATLEY, "How" to Grow LtConte, Kelffer,
f Altamonte.Orange County. Fla i
i Bartlett, and Other. Pears
;Established 1856. 200 Acres iu Fruit Nursery. iu the, South.' Free. .

stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the Thomasville! Ga
most the United States. Many valuable additions have lately been made
Fruits trout makes*beautiful and nluabl.gift for a lady,t ntl iaa or
lists of suited to sections. In addition to the usual large variety of .
sub-tropical child: ,and In order to iecnr new customers for our Company
wo offer 100.000 Iccn-To, Money and Palla. Peach Trees; also, Kel.ey'n, Botau and pc:>tEI.: S.A.ti.EJ. : w.will forward po tp*! 'otherOrlenlal Plums,Oriental Pear*,Japan Persimmons Grape vines,fUr.w- GOLD SOLID' ItKVCS. oltbcrn '
,berry Plants Our stock of notes, Evergrrecus, Palms, Acacias and flowering At Immense Bargains; HEART PLAIN or HAND.HANDSOME HAtB1: STOKK IIOICTU set DOCBUS,..ml.lUIer
shrubs includes everything of value for Southern gardens. A special Catalogue (No. 4)) SIX GARNETS or SIX T'lJltQUOUIE..hoWDfu
,U published for this branch of our and will be mailed free to all applicants. 60,000 LeConte pear trees, onetwo o-hd three lltw tr tlonf,on receipt of only GO CENTS each. W.will
*W*!do"At wwn'mr' 8.G"f'nt." Rnde establishment rwrt to na and avoid bain lmpowd nivtn.SOUTH years old,finest nursery stock in America and engrave any Name Initial. Htto or Sentlm.t
at lowest prices. desired on tbelnaldeofthering WlthoutEstrwCLwrge.
2,000 Paper HhoU Pecan trees most excellent provided TOO
Corn,by C.L.,delivered. Finest Syrup madeor
Citrus Fruits, Peaches in variety. Pears, Plums, Grapes,Figs,Persimmons,:Nuts,Guavas, evaporated by the barrel.I and urn man time to tr us.tend on or your before riDe Dee.we will JBOth.mail sa.you"it,.bond At!the of
Loquats, PeppinsBananas, Pomegranates,etc own over 12,000 acres of rich red clay land our Catalogues and feel sure you will be 80 highly pl,M 4
in this county, and wish to sell, Kelseys, Bidwells, Peen-tos, Oranges, Lemons. balance. Perfect safety and fair profit (ton. that.anioneyonrfi1eateandat you Will obligo U.by distributing the same time our showing OataIoffti -

Jaffa.Med. Sweet,Tardlff, Higley's Late, Majorlca,Washington\ Navel,DuRol).Mandarin, guaranteed,with absolute security for a part- them the Beautiful* rectlred from a*. Ton can latil
Tangelrine. Homosassa Ma g. Bonum Belalr Premium, Villa Francha,Sicily,etc. ner with capital, and demonstrate to his way aaa.a'w.In ielllrir other goodm of.t ndr4auality.
MANVILLE entire satisfaction that an immense. fortunecan .Which we manufacture from new and origin
A. H. & CO.,., be reasonably expected. Write for circu- design*and Whlcbtr* HJAHAWrEE to tire atl-
a- akaland. Polk County; Fla.. or Drayton Inland. Putnam County. Fla.t lar containing prices of nursery stock and (acUoD.:

t land,and full particulars' in regard to advan- By our Future Sales we make our Profit

Nurseries of the Milwaukee Florida Orange Company, tages references.of this' sectian and my propositions and :Remember miff.but the yang.*.MEAWU.nOI.I.ED tend yon !.not an E1.etro.Plated .

Dunedin Florida.We E. B. BAILEY. Monti cello, Fla. and this UMPHECEDEMTED offer Is only made tIntrodaoo
Hillsborough County, our good And Catalogues Into your

make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS J'RUITTREES, Including tactariBK vicinity.f rt.clus Our firm> goods Is old from established the precious and metals rellablemmnn.Ws cn
Double Imperial Riverside (buds personallyselected in California bya, member of our company WORK FOR Al f*. $30 AWEEKand only tend oat a Limited Number of rlnts*t price named
r ) and Washington\ Navels, Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardiff, Jaffa, Du Rol, Stark's Seed- expenses pain. Outfit wor h S3 and to protect ourselves from Jw.l rs ordering quantities
less,etc.,etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca;.Sicily,Genoa,Belair Premium and Eureka. and particulars free. P. O. TICKKKY, Augusta we wU11n.e adnr&laemen' ONLY. nd ONCE Mod to to: .this..

Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches, Plums, White Adriatic.Figs etc., etc. Our stock is large, complete ___ pp that we,beDce m y r o Wyoauaenttdedtothebe $ofUdi otto.
weli.rooted, thrifty and clean. Special terms on large orders. Catalogue free on ap-
I plication.. Address A. DUNCAN. Manager, Dunedin. Fla.SJHELL .; Under no Circumstanceswitlwe
.- 1 CURE FITS send more than two rlllCI to any one penoD or fam1l7,
but after you have ordered and other rings are desired we
will furnish S-K. 801.ID GOLD RL'CS at from
PONP NURSERIES.) When I say:care I do not mean merely to stop them o.oo If wish oU ring sent U this
< lor a time and then have them return again Imeina IdvIrtUementandSoSenUj If you wish two rings lend this
radical cure. I have made the disease of FITS EPILEPSY adverttoementandfl.00. If more than two are desired. yon
or FALLING SICKNESS e.lungstud1. I must pay full price. To ascertain tbells.riDe you w arcnt
around the ftn tr. toorderlns :
of trlns.oU will lust meet
Peaches, Pears, Figs, ?'lums, Kelsey. Plum and Other Fruits. others warrant have my failed remedy is to no cure reason the for worst not cases.now receiving Because a s piece tate the kind of ring.or rlnji wanted.tnrgnolse If yon that rdjr tt
whether It; 1 a garnet or
cure. Send at once for a treatise and a Free Bottla win on the
infallible and wanted,alao write plainly the engraving you
of remedy. Give Express Poet Office.
Send for circular. Circular contains short history of peach culture in Florida, and hints ,U.my G.BOUT,21.C.,183 Pearl tit.New York.ALBER1' intlde. Small amount*can be tent orr.glzteredletter.at our riik:,but the Postage MtUr
way Is to send bymoneyorder
as to culture. JAS. P. BePA S, Archer, Fla. .u.mpu.celndth..m..c..b. If you are In New. .1d4rua Yortat
time wouldbepleaae4&obaTe701Ica11and.e.U.
GLOBE AGENCY i227 Broadway Ne Y.


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St. Nicholas, Fla.,



-A.tonomixoi' and Powder Bello"'W's. DECOMPOSED WITH POTASH.
p Twenty-five dollars per ton free on board in
1 AGENTS WANTED. Jacksonville,or at factory price delivered in
Budded Orange and_ Umbrella Trees from -- -
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I'F' (ESTABLISHED ;1878.) : : ?lO"

We import from Japan, where our stocKis' carefully raised in our Nurseries,Persimmon,
Mammoth Chestnut,Plum, Loquat, Litchi, Kin-Kanr other Japanese and Chinese Fruit ANEW VARIETY of GRAPE FRUIT
I Trees. Giant and Dwarf Bamboos,Ornamental Tree Shrubs and Bulbs.
We have purchased the Geo. F. t Sylvester Seed House,at 815 Washington street, where we Propagated by J. F. FESSENDEK, at his
4 will all native and foreign seed bulbs of Tree Flower
carry malting a specialty Japanese ,
It is
illustrated ,near
Vegetable Field Seeds. Send for new Catalogue. ,
} H. H. BERGER &: CO.,
315 and Washington st, San Francisco Cal.,P. O.box 1501.. A
The tree is hardy vigorous
,a grower, very
r T. $i :aCc: > ," prolific, and bears young. Fruit averages
.DEALER IN R EA!, BSTA.#TE. smaller than, other varieties. has a thinner

AND PROPRIETOR,OF skin,a pleasant aromatic, bitter,very juicy,
j .' x. with a delicious flavor. By those who have

BUENA VISTA NURSERIES. tested its quality, it is pronounced .

1 Several thousand acres of land for sale. Every Kind of Budded Orange and Lemon Trees,
all kinds of Seedlings,Japan Persimmon Trees,etc., for Kale. Trees will be carefully packea'and THE FINEST CITRUS FRUIT IN FLORIDA.
shipped to any part of the State. Bearing Lime Trees at 10 cents each*

COBBMOIf, LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA.IMTBRULCHBN Sent securely packed on receipt of price,|1
each;or six for$5.

Patronize Home Manufacturers..
; ; .. DE WITT & GILMORE, Agents,

Eostis, Lake County, Fla., Eu&tis, Florida.
}I"nufac''Soa Pore Ground Bone and
Offer for sale budded trees of leading varieties Bounelhe tlrr.m!Tree Emuio'.
a stock of orange ,including- FOB BALE AT.A B ABGAIX. Scrapsmdi
I B1VEBSI'DE NA.VJrL ..r o }Bin If'r Poultry, Hott Roap and
Soap Chips, ..r.* UIng Soap Suds fur Trees
) ''Budded entirely from buds received this season from Riverside, CaL Bidwell Peen-to and 1,000 fine, thrifty, three and fouryearoldtrees and Ve -Utlll.-i ifflce 28 Ocean sLJackson '
i ', 'Honey'Peaches;Kelsey and other Japan Plums., All homegrown.. tD"t1veMd. foreIgn budded to choice varieties. .:Mnbt be sold vine l'la. P.u. U. xdt3. Correspondence solicit

gmpesflacludinffalari stoc.k.of l ckHamburg.. *. .White. AdGriaOTONe, figs.; Perslm-, to make room for.:grove tret*.;' ., 1 '..I. .., ;1:,
i lons, eta. Price list free/application. Eustls, Fla. "



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SEASON 1888. SEASON 1888.

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MAPES MANURES. < H. H. STANFORD & CO., Proprietors,

'; ITI UI"I3c .A. S VIhLm G-.4.
'" ,I. :Double Guarantee-No Rock used-Still Further Improvement .
Vi 'In adapting them to the most successful of .
growth Vegetables, Oranges and
: J') 25,000 Peen-to Peach Trees 2%to 6 feet. Ask for prices. '
10,000 Honey Peach Trees,2%to 6 feet. Send for catalogue. '
5,000 Early and Late Peaches,all the leading kinds. Rock bottom prices.
Fruits on Florida Soil. ** 2-5,000 LeConte Pear Trees. 3 to 6 feet,:fine. Must be sold. '
LLI 10,000 Kieffer Hybrids on LeConte stocks. They have no equal. .
.. 5&'-'At Smith Hybrids on LeConte stocks. Best pear oefore the public.
m 400 Bartletts,on LeConte stocks,4 to 8 feet,one to two years. They are a plum success on
4 LeCone stocks in the South.. '
500 of the Japan varieties. They will keep all the winter. They are on LeConte stocks. ..
Please:ask for prices. 9t
These Mapes Manures H 8,000)()Japan Persimmons, five varieties" ,come to stay,3 to 5 feet. Send for prices.
500 Japan Plums on plums imported direct from Japan. .
zas 500 on peach,home grafted, Kelsey and other kinds. The best.
500 Japan Chestnuts 3 to 4 feet,grafted; bore this stason,.and have come to this country
; ( acknowledged by the best scientific and practical authorities, see the Mape )> to stay. Send for catalogue. !
frJi;:' pamphlet for 1888)) afford the Florida Orange, Fruit and Vegetable growers the 5,000 Umbrella China Trees 2 to5 feet. Ask for the price.
only safe,rational and economical way of manuring.

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ct:: Their Guaranteed High Standard Fully Maintained. HMB .' -

";,*1'' All tbe official analyses published by the AgriculturaLTperlment: stations Im S1\I.I.A.L.L: : PB.UJTS.: ',
((1887 and past years) show that the high guaranteed standard of the:Mapes Com- .
jr, ,:'?.% plete and Special Crop Manures (highest in the world) has been fully maintained Grape Vines,Asparagus and many other plants. Send for prices.
t i I, Send.'ostal for new pamphlet 1883,which gives analyses guaranteed ITI t'C>Roses of the leading kinds,Teas and Hybrids,by dozen,hundred or thousand. Send for
f.';1 compo.itlonpricu and all desired Information,viz: How to get them,how catalogue.Green.
it r"4,<",, to use them,etc., address House Plants general assortment. Shrubbery hardy and tender. Arbor Vitro,
twenty different kinds of Canlfus Vines of all the leading kinds.
C/) Send for prices,and you will get them so low that you will be compelled to buy. Cut this
.'J. R. Tysen, & Co. (Our Forwarding Agents), ,Jacksonville, Fla. out and keep it"as It will only appear In print three times. If there is any plant omitted
send for it and keep them. Send for catalogue.
,Dr. G. W. Lancaster, DeLand, Fla. I G. D Clifford, Eustis Fla. e .
Dr. J.N, Bishop, Sanford, Fla. I I Respectfully yours .IIi .

,. ,: '. THE MAPES CO., 158 Front St., New. York.,. -f' .

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I, ;: :. '. ..' offer the largest and most complete collection of

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." Citrus Deciduous Fruit Trees
." ,;" : :' and: ."

now offered in South Florida. Our stock is first class and prices to suit the trade.

Send for descriptive Catalogue and Price List.

J Communicate with E. H. TISON, :Manager, Lakeland Nurseries.
',: I II June 15,188'7.' Lakeland.Polk Co.,Flu.

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rien.1ia1 :Jzn.por1iin.g: : C<>.,

;s) 1j:'" ; FLORIDA AGENT FOR .1.1BfeADLE : Offices 120 Sutter St., Rooms 77 to 82, San Francisco, Cat, .

f.. a Where all communications should be addressed.


1'i, : : M ,. 'r<> .;!\i., ,, CAMELLIAS, PEONIES, MAPLES, BAMBOO:: etc. Send for illustrated catalogue.
"v" : '''' ,'t/- .' ',

' ,: >::f-R Send to i hlm'for.Prlce,',,,, List and!Circulars. ,' ,
"":'' -1' .
f < ..,.' ,

., One of the oldest in the State,keep pace with the times. Our stock is home-grown and

;' J ;fw : :':, of the best. Our prices are as low as the lowest. We have all the varieties suitable for the

.' _, J ; ', trade,such as are advertised by other nurseries in the State. We warrant entire satisfaction
.... .'" ".,. .' < 1 Send your name for new catalogue, and price list.
,, ", :'. '" f F. S. CONE, Proprietor,


Cuts stem close and conducts fruit to pickers bag. Operated from 1!t, '
Weirtested and approved varieties of the ORANGE and LEMON and other Citrus Fruits.
gronud or ladderat: any angle. Especially valuable for Tangerines. Also PEACHES, PEARS, FIGS, the KELSEY PLUM, PERSIMMONS, GUAVAS, LOQUATS -
(Retail price 12.00)). The"Trade supplied. POMEGRANATES, BANANAS, PECANS, and

PureGround Bone, (with no vital. properties extracted nor acidula GRAPE VINES,Florida grown,of well known varieties, found to be suited to the soil
Ss ted.) t32.00 per ton. ana climate of Florida. J"
Send for catalogue to O. R. THACIIER,11Ianager .
High Grade Fish Guano and Bone Super Phosphate, $33.00per ton ,

Sulphate Potash,48 to bO per cent.$32.00 per ton. Muriate Potash,8 _San Mateo Fla.

t' per cent.$48.00 per ton. F. O.B.,cars at, Jacksonville. I ,
Also,Geo.W.Baker's celebrated Rotted Bone Manures,Ground Bone, t"I

etc.,at manufacturer's 'j Peen-to,Honey and Bidwell's Early peach trees. Kelsey, Botan, :Marianna and other
All grades,from SHOO to$37.09 per ton. plum trees. Grape. Vines and Blackberry Plants.
Terms cash and ten days to fill orders. (]
A. Nursery at Your Oven Door.A .
.I \, H. C. DRINKER, Huntington, Fla.
'; \ specialty made of sending all kinds of trees and plants by mail, and safe arrival guar.
anteed. Price lists,free to all. Address

THE GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES.A W. C.Switzerland.STEELED St.manager Johns County, ,Fla.

,large stock of home-grown trees, warranted true,to name, well grown and PANCOAST & GRIFFITHS

in excellent condition. ,

PEACHES and PLUMS are specialties In both of which I have all the leading varieties.
Many of these are budded direct from bearing trees in my own orchards. Some of the prominent FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
*:LAS FLORIDA CRAWFORD, etc. My shipments of peaches the past season amounted tonearby PHTLABELPHIA.
four hundred bushels.
The new ORIENTAL varieties of PLUMS are attracting great deal of attention,prom- .
inent among these is the KELSEY,of which variety I had the past season the enormous Inaugurators of the Ventilated system of shipping Strawberries from Florida(without ice).
number of four hundred and seventy-six ((476)) fruit on a single three-year-old tree. Trees Reference: Our Aoct Sales and check Saturday for every shipment closed oat that week.
only two years old bore specimens weighing five and one-half((5%ounces each. The OG AN I. .......
BOTAN,CHABOT, MASHU and LONG FRUITED are also promising new varieties ofthis COMMERCIAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA
oriental type of Plums.In .
PEARS I have a large stock of LECONTE and KEIFFER, also several other choice
varieties, on LeConte roots. *
A full assortment of Japan Persimmons,Japan Medlars,Apricots, Figs, QUlncesiiPecans. $60 covers the total cost of full Business Course, including Board, Tuition, Books and
Walnuts, Almonds,Grapes, Pomegranates, Mulberries and a choice lot
4 OLIVES. Also,7,000 to 8 XM Orange snd Lemon trees,the latter of the Villa Francha variety. Diploma,Shorthand,Typewriting,etc.,thoroughly taught. Best course of Business Train
Write for prices on them. ing. Best facilities. Students'board with the President. Separate Female Department.Best .
'. but the trade with round lots of certain varieties at
: I employ no agents can supply proper
location. Moat largely attended. Most highly recommended. Write for
prices. Catalogue free on application. : catalogue to
G. L. TABER, Glen SU Mary, Fla. TEKBELI. E. SIMMONS, Prut't, Nororou, Ga.

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::53:to'55 HOURS NEW YORK;,*'. "Ii:;' IRON


and and between Philadelphia Boston, WIND ENGINE

and Savannah '


L Ocean.. Steamship Company. s

(Central or 90 Meridian Time)

Passage Rates : '
Between Jacksonville and New York 1st classes:1.00; Intermediate 818.00; Excursion$12.00;
Jacksonville and Boston,Irt class$25.00; Excursion$13.50:8terfte$'2.50.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
TALLAHASSEE Capt.Ffcber. .,.. day,November 1-6:40:)()p.rrCHATPAIIOOCHEE EASIEST .
Capt. Daggett..............._.-..Frid y,November 4-7:30a. m
NAroOCHEK.Capt.K mpton ...._..._?......-....._.....Sunday,Noveu r6- 9:00a..m: ALL WORKING PARTSMade
CITY Of AUGU:sTA, Capt. Catharine...;.Tnesday,November Wl:00: a.m
TAL1AHAB EECapt. Fiehar.........,......;....,............PrIHav, Novemh 11- ?.K O111.mNAOOOC of MALLEABLE IRON.
r CHAT rAH000HEE, Capt. .......:.................... ,November 11-' .4.00 p.m
4 B EE.Cant.Kempton......_..._._...... ...__.TiieR 3 CITY OF A UGtT8T.\, C pt.CaihariBe..w_.........._..._.lrriday. November 13-- BOO a.m
TALT,4IIAPRRE rapt" Fisher. '... RnnrlayNnvrmbPr21l-1a.w SPRINGFIELD
CHATT\HOOCHEE: !. ,Capt. Daggett........ .. ..Tuesday,November-lhM a.m THE BEST 13CHEAPEST. MACHINE CO.SPRINGFIELD .
NACOOCHEE.Capt.Kempton. .-Friday,November 2rtO p.m
CITY) OF AUGUST,.Cant. Catbarine.-f M .......:.,.. ..-. 8anday.:' oveinber7--3: Op.mTATTjATTARRRic .
I Capt. Fisher...._..............Tuesday., November 294:80 p.m : .,. OHIO
GATE ... .Thursday. Novembers-p.m ESTABLISHED/ 175.
CITY OF'fACCONCCaptT- .a Lewis_.__-.-._-..-rhursday' verober Jo- 1:00 p mATE .
,* iiTTY Capt. E.R. Taylor.................__...-......_...Thursday,November 177:00 p.m .
CITY OF MACON,Capt Lewis...... ....Thursday November 24- 1:00 p.m GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS. ,
. (These Steamers do not carry; Passengers.] .
: D1 SBOP G, Capt N.F. Howes_.................__........_. .Tnedayt November 15:30 p.mJUNIATA ,
" Capt.Asklns...._....................._......N......_.__Pnnday Nov>mhAr ft-8-80 a.ra .
! DESSOUG, Capt.Howes............,.......;...............,.Friday,November 11- 1:30p.m
JUNIATA+ ,Capt.Asfcins................._._.......-...._WeJn ay, Noy'mber IB-'6:00 p.m X LJ: :. ..1\l1: .. .. :::BC>UFI..S: .
t DK88OUO, Capt. N.F. Howea...._............_._.-.....-Monday, November 10K30a.m (Successor to J. E. Hart,)
t JTUN1ATA, Capt. AvKlns............ ...........t'a'uld..v.November ift-8.uop. in
20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Fla.
t handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free on
Connecting with the Savannah,.Florida and Western Railway 'hv-sycross Short Line) application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in ,
I Offer to the Traveling Publio and ers advantages equalled by no other line.,
t Through Tickets and Bills of Lading issue to principal points North,East and Northwest Hay Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWlieat
I 4 VIa Savannah. For information and rooms apply to ,
1 Pier No.85,North"BlveJ New York. City Building,savannah,Ga. GROUND FEED SCREENINGS COTTON SEED MEAL Etc.8T..TE
Savanna .
. RIOHABOSOoN do BARNARD Agen, Pier,B,8wn. ,
W. L.JAMES Agent 188.Third Street rh1la.de1phla. '
t' :I. D. HABHAl3ES,"ElutemAgiBnt. Sav7f Blorida'iTWestern Ry.Co..'261 Broadway Y.l. 4 AGEKT FOR
. 0.. M.SORREL.Gen.Manager. H. R..CHRISTIAN- Soliciting Agent. .!1. E. Tygert & Co.'s Star Brand Fertilizers
} For Tickets apply to S., K.A W.Railway office.
: 2,500,000 ACRES OF LAND r Anal-yslf3. -



1 ; KAINIT, Ere.
'**' SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF -, Prices on application ; .. July.27 U

Columbia Bradford, Clay, Putnam Alachua Levy, Marion, Orange :t': : 'ESTABLISHED 1876. .. : .

Sumter Hernando Hillsborough Brevard ,Baker Polk &: Manatee '. : : : .
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'Hj ,
: '.;'; 'Eo B E A N : ::
l OonsictinK of the finest Orange,Faiudng Vegetable and Grazing Lands In the State of Flor ,::. ,,.;:;." ',, -. .., ;:
I ida. Price 8U25 per acre and upwards according to location. '''.-''''.J/,. ;" .,.J.. .

r For further information,apply'to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.fcalalka,Fla.K. Commission Merchant 1, Forwarder.:

L t O. GARRETT: Gen'l Manager ,Ltmd Department.! -"f** ,

L WHiKJB, Chief Clerk! and Cashier.Land Department. Chief Engineer and Land Commissioner. ... .< .

I e V" L"37 nL:: a n.. P 1L:: e ]. p...., Jacksonville, Flay Gainesville" ,:..-Fla.

Fhave in Stock and .arrive ?' '
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FORRESTER'S CHEMICAL MANURES 2Soooo. B oe Orange Boxes Gum and Poplar.Orange
% ,', any. 50,000 .' '
f I Oraaffo Tree and other I Frnlta and Plantation and Garden Crepe, Boxes. 200,000 Orange Box Heads,. 750,000 Orange ::"-..

I c .Ro'Vermin-Feeding; Compounds used in the Manufacture of these GoodsThe Box Hoops, 50,000 Reams Orange Wrap: ::

Sixers Tram Ore,Orange Clips,Ladders,and other growers' supplies, all of which'will
highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest,and these goods meet the want. Man be sold Stlhe LOWEST POSSIBLE BATES. .,'''
7ear 'teats find them to be all that is claimed for them. 'References' can be given but it 11 .. Have the very best facilities for the distribution and sale of Oranges. Consignments" t. so-
seedless where'goods arc KA well known. It can be truthfully said that these are the standard'CANADA licited. 'Bend for Htenctls.Circulars And Price Lists. ":r '-4-


Supplied In Car Lots.PII : AND. a

lIES UP IINT BAGS ore.Cheapest BA.RBELS. ,
Has for sale.choice I ITertilizers in Use.
t : lects Rents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etc.
t t Direct shipments.. Guaranteed analysis. Price and Pamphlet free. Address J. ('J. ORFFI/F.Y.': ': Provident. !,. D. HOSITTER Tre JID el'.
f CHAS. STEVENS, Box 437 Nnpanec, Onto Canada. .

Member of Mercantile Well Curbing and Chimney Flues
Jf ehwg EDWIN .A. /BROWN & CO., Shipping No. 26.
Cheaper and Better than Brick.
: Wholesale Commission Merchants..

' .Cheap and Strong. ,No skilled labor required.

.; ... J.sa R lA.DE 'ST., ? Address '
: All receipts Sold and accounted for by each steamer. Write for Stencils.. .< FLOKIBA STONE.:' AND PIPE COMPANY,
3,I B ference: Irving National Bank,A eat York. '. O> ce62K West- Bay Street' ;0. '. Jacksonville,Fla.



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LANDS, Cheapest and best Well Force Pump Will;never New:York Charleston &Florida
; Freeze. For Introduction in lour locality will name : .
Healers Price for Single: Pump State depthof ,
1 well We also manufacture the latest improved >
'} iUNTINQ.DOGS outfits for Spraying: Frail. Trees and Cotton
a "
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Bend tor -
either t Y Hand, or Horse Power, ogee.. .
r u j DFANCY FIELD' FORCE RUMP CO., LQCKPORT, N. Y. ... ,. ". .*,1J: -, .,

POULTRY The elegant Steamers. of this Line are appointed. to sail ,
'OU WANT A D O G" FromJacksonvilld'. .
: I Colored plates, 100:engravings I Every Thursday, as follows:

,:' 'MANATEE,FLA., 'G I of different breeds,prices they are| Steamer SEMINOLE.'.......<.:...........................:.Thursday,November'8 :Notary, Public and Justice of the Peace. I worth, and where to bay them' CHEROKEE?,...::................................Thursday, 1'Iovemberl0th.'l1OO a.m
......' 11 Ii Mailed for 15 Cents.. SEMINOLE .t..........I......n................:.Thursday, tovember.17tb,!,&OO&. m
t -Has for sate one thousand acres of choice [>SOT ASSOCIATED 8.1U&htti'it.: J.>>hi1adolfWa,13a.FANCIERS, j CHEROKEE" ....t.....:4!<......................... .Thursday, November,11.-00am
. lend on Manatee river,in sight Manatee. _. ,). > From Fernandina, Fla., **&

la IUannfb UlrerEs1lugent for,Wire Fencing, ZY h- tQtJn RevolversFOR. RltJ Every Sunday afternoon after arrival of P. R. &;N. Co's 2:45: train, t'

Poultry: Netting Lime Cement, Fertilizer "E'MAKE !
and' Plantation kUPPUe8,Cracked Corn and = leaving Jacksonville as follows: .

Rice,Qra'mlated Lime,Rock and Shell. Cat- 'r 2 E'< for Ain..ak+List.UinWortsMtt.bnryh 4r esaSZ7eateru Steamer YEMASSEE ...............................-.......,........*........Sunday,November 6th
Ua.uqd. Poultry teed ground" to order in. a. CITY OF COLUMBIA........................................Sunday November 13th
etoam; >mlll.on premises. : a YEMASSEE. -.,'. ...... .................................Sunday,November 20th
flat also breeding kennels of acclimated SIGN CITY OF COLUMBIA.......... .................. ............Sunday,November 27th
Lavcracfc: and: Irish Setters, Irish- Bull Terriers A CELTWorth
Blow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado
traoTpsJi Twenty-five Cents. DAY,at 3 p. m. Tuesdays'ships for FernandIna and Fridays' ships for Jacksonville.The .
Freight and Passenger Accommodations by this Line are unsurpassed. Every attention
PUUIIrRY.YARDS > will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments from New York'via
are vfeK-stocked! ;vril b' freshly Imported male. .CLYDE'S FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East Klver. .
,btrtih.WhlchaNJ mated,with. carefully selected AGENTS:WANTED. Samples Free. For further information apply to "
"bean of our own, raising, each vdrletqbehg&llotibdtuseparate I J. A. STEAD,Agent, 'F.)[.IRoK MONGER,Jii.,G. F.P. A.t J.A.LESLIEAent.Fernandina
'enclosures inalortyracreorange -- ;J.''V' ST8.&KES 'aiMLAN, O, Fla. Jacksonville. 88 W.Bay St..Jacksonville,Fla
ye. Fggs carefully. packed, In.bas.. ",' THEO. G. EGER"TramoMan. WM. P. CLYDE & cu., Gen.
iq > J' ---- ------ -' : --- ; --trMIATT'S -- Agents
beta at Leghorn rlct: AUTOMATIC FRUIT SIZER 3-5 Broadway,N.'Y. 12 South Wharves,Philadelphia, PL.35 Broadway.N.Y.
White (Knapp) Pit: GamesDealhwoods ---
( ), Plymouth RockaHawkloS),
Same iiataras(Shouldlngs), Light Brahmas !
(Williams), Rouen and Muscovy Ducks,81.00 SPLENDID: COLLECTION_ OF BULBS SENT, .
per,thirteen. : .
'Claiborne and Cuban Games Silver Bearded PAID FIVE
and Crested PolishV..F. Black Spanish, Buff 1lL : FOR ;
Ooching Golden Laced Seabrights and Imperial ::

White Pekin Ducks,$1.50 per thirteen. Awarded the First! Premium the South Florida 'Choice Bulb Direct,from Holland' In Fine Condition. At usual, Bate; *,
White Crested Black Polands, Boudans,
WyandottesPreston8)), Lan gsha.ns (Crouds), Exposition. Send.description, and price to the are Worth, Double' Money, Besides Expre. age. Sent, Expreas Paid
8oneys' rown Leghorns,12.09 per thirteen. Patentee THOMAS HIATT.,l.ee_ borg,Fla, to any Southern Express.Office In Florida. -t
Bronze and seminole Turkeys, 93.00 per '

nine.Booted White Cuban.Carrier Pigeons' ,'$1.50 MUNSON' t 24* Named'Hyacinthsall'different I 24 Named lIp.t.I'n 15 .Varieties

per.pair. "

BRINDINGFOR 12 Mixed Hyacinths: 11.2 Mixed Tulips. : .. .; ,

"F ncyL Poultry.
48 Named Crocus 'assorted.\ 6 Named Narcissus '
(4 Sorts..
coRN&FEED; .. ... .
60 Mixed Crocus' 3 Mixed 1flU'cisans. ,
P.. O. Box 38 1. Jacksonville, Flo GRINDING I' 'a y : 0"

:. \Vie W. FENDBICH, 'the BEST on EARTH 4 snOWdrop, 3 Sclllas' Ranunculus>" 2 Anemones Total 201 B1',' .

White 'and Brown Leghorns, Light Brah- -
mas, )Plymouth Bocks, Langshans, Wyandottos' FiJuFIQuring Mill Outfits 4! Beady November 15th. This offeris made'only till December 15th.
and Pekin Ducks. Until farther no .
}All Bulbs then remaining unsold will be planted in
own grounds.
tine mil CUrp.18h.Eggs from the above vari- F nd for Circulars. Address my
uea.ei; fUO'per' thirteen, three settings. for j .
If J30 delivered atExorest. otJloe., MUNSON BROS. .: CAMELLIA I JAPONICA Camellias are hardy in all parts of Florida.
Mention DISPATCH .
choice Earned Varieties imported from Bel-
.. .
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-- '-- BUXI6.UTICAM.V.
giuia: two feet high many -wrltb flower beds. Only ONE DOLLAR each.

---'- six for 65, ,twelve for Its, ALL DIFFERENT and all named. A rarechance.
8il8l'S Beautiful New
TBacRnrs! Playol'S : Piano, Upright Bose- Order, early. Only 40 plants in stock. A1.0a. few Azalea In*

dlca, ready to bloom, SI, and 82 eaon.If :, '
Should now select and purchase Music Books wood Case,only$t65. .
for their ooo and pleasure'during,the ensuing! Hew Organs only '_. '

rail Oliver and Winter.Dltaon &Co. issue 8HKBTJI, USIG $60.' Greatest Bar.' you live in. South" Florida why, not' plantan .. ti
ta such Immense quantities that it is perfectly gains Ever Oared.Established ..',
iptpa9etblee W advertise K. All,new publlca.thfully 28 years "
,__ l and intelligently described For:Catalogues,address AVENUE OF ROYAL PALMS,:'? '
hi"1t. sir lntere ttn,'and VAluable' i GIn Eianoa dOrgiiCo : ,
,. wtilQh everyone,needs.Look washhgtonx.; : .Sa.;
'L08 : rl
Out for the imprint Oliver DitsonA For Sale: 16O Royal Palms, two feet pot grown} 75 cents eaoh; f

I ;Go' "F\ht.,on tp the,publish maalo',you Anything purchase.guarantee They besttheir do Qhas_. M, Davidson & Co. $7.6O -per.- doz; one hundred' .-for- $50. 2::: 2EOT ,

mortt.mulc", and name. is a of No.231,East Trade st., Charlotte N. 0. :Freight or 'expressage must be .paid by: PURCHASER. on evt3ry5.." .

Send*for Lists,Catalogues and Descriptionsofftoy WHOLESALE FRUITERS thing except Bulbs, as'offered"above.. <, ./;" "
Music or Muslo Book:*wanted. <"

-. 'Mew AId Pour Books COMMISSION, .. MERCHANTS.. Terms r Cash' with order.' ; Send;registered. letters/.,' : .- Oviedo' i"or.,
Shipments of Florida Fruits solicited. money orders on Sanford. .
and :Songs. i
PlanUtid& JuMles '
Newest and Coe .CQUoctlou. 8O"pEDtaB.uel s. Special attention paid to the sale of orange '. T. f JL." MEAD 9 Ovlcdo, Florida.; '

Oratorio by'Trowbrtdge. '$1.00, Quick sales and prompt returns. Palmetto, Nurseries,,: take; Ckarki, Fla.. ',)t .

: 'u' gq.M'49 ;FtV, An American. Oratorio. Stencils Rent pn application.): ,
+' tJ, Of al's ]praise, church. M\I\ IC Book.U References-Commercial National Bank; : "I &! :

.; x),$9.00) per doz. Emerson's newest and. Merchants Win.Johnston.and Farmers. National: Bank, B. T;.Ypujro; Justice of the Peace., F. M. COOPZB Notar7PnbUe.1"' .;.<,f:" '1:,. ; 1,;.

Untod best,, :y dices. For Common.Schools, ", ... : ... 3.8,000" A.Qres .,TfOf :., .'

SQ cU.'SUO'P9;>doz. Just Out Charming 1 the best quality of heavy oak,hickory and cabbage hammock,having miles of liver and .
,SC.hOOl80ng Oollection.I KNAIE _' \. bay fronts and best water Florida. Especially, .* ,..""...... ..,. ,r<
,.,, :' ':
adapted to Ftoridatrults and vegetables :9 '-:
Book Mailed l For Retall..Prl.ce.
Any ", ?#'i .
I ; O. s = ; ;'
t'ti.. c,
a; :_
OfIVEfl 'DITSON. & CO.,Bestow. PIANOFORTES.UNEQUALLED :1" C) I 1ft 0 :, ..i! "
< 'X3 H. DlTSONACO., w o1lpb ;: ...
8S7 Broadway.Ne York. IN 'g B.;, :: = YOUNG &:COOPER i g. .Ge! !J
'tS .
PU DEY'$, Tone Toad WtrDuski"uihraWllJ. ad C) 1:) CI)tlbO) +i. .:! cod .w"..ro>>
( Joe CIS.d QI as 0 .. ,. e .....
Richards'. CIS a'dc i' wa" : -If,.>. "' Jco .
C) Ii
.. G, U'N"S'800TT'S 1! ,Colt'aGreen-' and aU Baltimore;22-'and 24 East Baltimore Street. CIS a P:;S,.,6..>:;0 k...._,ItS'a cm:CI) .. ,Real. .JEsta/te. Agents, cs'I S9PS2ft5lgSB:!.: '&p 0 ftI "
., .breechloadinar New York 112 Fifth Avenue. as: 0 ,. .m ; m.!., !
Double Guns, Washington Market Space. =1- : a 1IIi mew.., Co. Flr E;(!)p ma !
p t Palmetto< e = ,_ -1
S1O to 8300 q -
up OQl-- II' ()
:: "
Mow in Block a lot of,second.Hand Guns,- PtPfvJlIL To introduce our -..0.;- ,"".CI k') '" ..' -... '"
some; of chest fp ade. Bargains! which Grand wonderful Self !.0- ".. (,)' ..' .,, PIM \' f .
.*.,jj.oon betaken up. Send six cents in A Operating Washing Machine 'we: wUl V*. -i- -. '<*-i*, ,
l,1s forlljustrated catalogue and secondlu.iUtat. GIVE ONE away in every town.* Best c ,.-...Town property Improved and unimproved.. / 5 5 -'(
,, Cat, this on -Sure ,_ in the World. No 1 labor or rubbIng.. tn.aUtke.toWDs on the Manatee River Beautiful river and 'f
;0 ,;t'.'"> firm. READ & SONS, BEND FOR ONE to the ""'\.>/, bay fronts.,, Pure salt water." .Ovgters,fish and.clam*., 'Lovely.'bnlldlnc sites !
k 101WMbington"St., Boston, Mas*.* NaUonal Co.,,S3.Dey St..lN.r.. ::.', '. on mainland and Islands. Yachtlng,unsnrpafised.1 << COrrespondenceSsolicitod.- .- ",;