The Florida dispatch
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 Material Information
Title: The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title: Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Florida Dispatch Line
Place of Publication: Live Oak Fla
Creation Date: December 12, 1887
Publication Date: -1889
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Agriculture -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates: 30.294444 x -82.985833 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation: -new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note: D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note: Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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System ID: UF00055757:00103
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Succeeded by: Florida farmer & fruit grower (Jacksonville, Fla. : 1887)
Succeeded by: Florida dispatch and farmer and fruit grower

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DaCosta: & Manville Proprietors. .Fla. Monday December 12 1887. New Series Vol. No:
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;. Has for sale choice LoM;Orange Groves and Wild Lands. Allows interest on dePosita, Collects W. L. Douglas Men's $2.50 $3 and
Bents and Interest,Negotiates Loans,etaJ.
58 Pine Street,\Jackson vlUe, and Windsor,Alachoa: $4 and $2 Shoes
President Boys'
C. GREEFjEY, t* B HOSMER Treasurer. ;.
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-.t" 84 East Bay Street(Hart's Block Jacksonville'FU.BranchStore .
.' |yjG\FFORD.: '\ CHA8. G. PEARCE. ROCKWELL & KINNE 25: Pine St..opposite telegraph Office.. ......
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,Successo s to Nichols, Rockwell&Co.,Wholesale arid Retail T
Hardware, Steves, House Furnishing Goads, Grates, Mantels, .Paints,


,.., ... Succeeding.. Parties in town or out will do well to call or send for our catalogues and prices of any PURE BONE MEAL,
I goods they .1Uf"aeed la our line. Prices lower than ever.
-W. T. 'FORBES}' & CO., ., .... > High '; :t' < :38'West Bay Street. Jacksonville.: ,JTa..
H. L. MOXLEY, General Agent,
\West flay Street.Abcfl Hock: Jackfionyllte,Fla.? :., ;..
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:Offers Choice Fruit and Vegetable Lands near transportation for investment or CulUv& lou. V "W ,
721$ W. Bay Jacksonville ,Fla.ChQke.land Certain Market for Farm Produce: Attractive Sites for Homes; Railroad and Daily'Malll.. Baltimore, Md. "
l Also Town Lots at Ban Pablo and Atlantic City on the installment Plan if desired.: Address, .. ..
IAL 1rI.KR1A.EB!; ,President,over Bank of Jacksonville,or W. B. GKAWT, Established H7IJ.
in South Florida,.close by railroads San Pablo,Florida. H.BURST,State .
and thriving settlemente. Send for,pamphlet.F. ._ Representative Jacksonrllto. '
Ask jour grocer for It

ROBINSON, GHE30. ::E3:. JM:'JC30T T.a.LD...
'"! Dealer In all descriptions of ; VESSEL, STEAMBOAT AND YACHT WORK. '

MACHINkRY. AND MILL SUPPLIES.... : Building and Repairing of all Kinds Done with D spatch.White .EHGLISH TAIwnuwEsTArnxsmimrr.. .. .

JackBonville, Florida. < Oak Plank and Timber,Spruce and Hard Pine Spars,Hackmatack Oak Knees and Imported Goods a Specialty. -
White Pine kept on hand. Yard 146 East Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. .
Send for Catalogues and prf ces. f
'" 1 33M W.Bay(Abell Block.Room 5)), Jacksonville,iii,.
i FARWELL, .- Well Curbing and 'Chimney Flues
JAS. i ."* %%* & GEORGE,
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FARWELL & PAGE,'. :; .'
FQRN TURE AND BEDDING. Ornamental,Cheap a Strong.. No skilled labor required. AND FANCY GOODS.
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J Office' 52W West Bay Rt1' et. Jacksonville.Fla. AND RUBBER STAMPS. '. '; I.
J.'B. CHRISTIE. V. D. L. MUDQE.I: State Agents Queen City Printing IBk:Co.-J.-..:...
I No. 29! W t.Bay Street. Jacksonville Florid*i:

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ATTORNEYS' & COUNSELLOR8J, '80 covers.toe total<<; cost of full Business Course, including Board, Tuition, Books and Jacksonville, Fla. "' ;

.: .'. ,' '''',," .. ,., ,, ::;' -.",.'. '.'''' .. 1 Diploma" ,Shorthand,Typewriting,etc.,thoroughly taught. -Best course of Business Train
,?,,S2JJ?West;Bay: Street,Jaek' onville, /."Flq.b.1ENGLE '' ,," '>' *:.: ing. Best facilities* Students board with the PresidentSeparate, Female! .Department.Best PIANOS AND ORGANS.: ; .

'f ',7 'i,, I IJ location. Most largely attended. Most highly recommended. Write for catalogue to t- ... .

C "' & CO.I' I _________' TElUtKI/L E.SIMMONS,.Prea't.. Norcroma.. O a. for Best tree makes.catalogues Lowest with prices.full information Easiest terms. Sewl:,'','.

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SILVER WARE. ., Cheapest ITortillieers inDirect *XTse.' Plans,Specifications all!kinds,and Sanitary Est1 work. etc.bolldlngt, -: ,of'- '
HOTEL AND BAR GOODS A SPECIALTY shipments. Guaranteed analysis. Price andPainplileVfree.' Address' ,* ,' Rooms 7 and 8 Palmetto Block,Bay Street. 'l"

and 78 West+ Bay Street. Jacksonrllle,'Fla. CHAS. STEVENS,Box 43T, Napanee Oat., Canada. ; .P.o.Box 785: Jacksonville,Y1.,


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RATES OF PASSAGE, .? Order all your freight from New York,Philadelphia and Boston '
.!.:. via Mallory S.H.Line irom Fiery: o.21 East River,New York
Direct connection at Fernandlna with F.K.&N.Ky.: ;
.b For Jacksonville and all Interior points In the State

-.The i magnificent Iron Steamships of this Line will sail from t .
FERN AN DIN,FLA.,for:NEW.. YORK,every Thursday evening This Pioneer Line offers to Floridians,the Traveling Public
after arrival of 4:30 train from J& ksonvllle, and evening and Shippers of Vegetables and Oranges the Quickest and
trains from Cedar Key,Ocalo,Leesbursr,Tavaree, Orlando and Only Direct Line to New York. fgg:
Bouth Florida points. Through Tickets and information secured,In advance at

C.OF SAN ANTONIO...........................Thursday,Novenr ber 10 principal points In Florida. State-rooms reserved from Jack .s
STATE OF TEXA8: ...............................Thureda>, November 17 sonville or Fernandina office. ...
C. OF SAN ANTONIO...........................Thursday,November 43-Trains leave F.R.&N.:Co's Main Depot, foot of Hogan
STATE OF TEXA8...__........................Thurbdayf December ,,1' street,Jacksonville,at830am and 4.30pm,on sailing days, I:
C. OF 8/vN/ ANTONIO..._.................. Thursday:Dtcember' K landing passengers on Steamship's wbaif, foot of Centre St.,
STATE OF TEX AS........? .........-......... t.uTsday, December 15 Every xucntlon possible is extended passengers going Fernandlna.4SFor '
0.OF SAN ANTONIO-.........._ ._....Tl' un-day,Deember by this line. The table is supplied with the best the Tickets and State-rooms and further information,
SlATE OF TEXAS...............-..............J1 hursday,December 29 New York and Florida markets afford. apply to
B. W. SOTJTHWICK, Agent,Fernandina,Fla. A. H CRfPPEN, Gen'l Travllng Agent. J. M. CUTLER Pass.Agent,75 Weet Bay St.,Jacksonville,Fla.

C. H. MALLORY, & 0.. General Agents,Pier 20 East River. foot Fnlton _1 reet.New York City. .- ,
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Savannah and Charleston, and Ocean Steamship Line between Savannah,Philadelphia,Boston and New York. The best equipped, fastest and most
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:to all points In Florida; fast freight trains both via Gainesville,Jacksonville,Callahan -
Dally fast freight all rail connection,via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern, Interior and Live Oak.
and Coast points,Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington. and TrI-weeklyservlce by the fleet steamships of the Ocean Steamship! Company,sailing from
Providence New York(New Pier 85,North River,) direct. for Savannah Tuesdays,Thursdays and Satur
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company,leaving Savannah days. ,
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Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Company,leav for Savannah direct making connection on the dock at Savannah with fast freight trains
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. for'all points InFlorlda.: Only direct line froiu N'ew England to the South.
weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steamship: Company,,leaving From Philadelphia Ocean Steamship Co., "g from Philadelphia every Saturday for
Savannah every Thursday. Savannah direct. .
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via the Ocean Steamship Comany.. ,leaving. Savannah From Baltimore via Merchants and Miners: Transportation Co.,two steamersper week,
Tory Saturday.Balllngdays from Baltimore for,Savannah direct making:close connection with S.,F.&W. Ry for all
for Steamships are subject to change without notice. >;, ,, points South.
The Florida Dispatch Line Is tho quickest and best fast'freight route from all points North,,East and West to Florida.to For full particulars rates.stencils and shipping receipts apply
, any agents of the above lines,cfr to WM.: P. HARD E, Gen'l Freight Agent,Savannah, Ga.
O. D. OWENS, Traffic Manager;Savannah,Ga. '" W. M. DAVIDSON' Gen'Traffic Agent,Jacksonville, Flu.
H. 'M.80HL1CY.T'r8v.AgentGlI.lnell" lie. J. TS. PRA.TToy.Trav. Agent Live Oak., J.H. STEPHENS.Agent Jacksonville.





References-A.H.:Manville,Jacksonville; L. L. Newsom Crescent City; B.F. WhitnerI Supplying Not Only"Plant Food, but Organic Matter.
.. Ft. Reid; Rev.Lyman Phelps,Sanford J. B. Owens* Sparr, Orange Lake, Fla.; .. !
Bank, Boston.

P. .A... :J? :ETTYL\aAr-w:: : : .; ,Ammonia.............. .......... 4 per cent I Phosphoric Acid.................. 23i per cent
.Sulphate Potash.......... .u.... 6 per cent "- ,
and Produce Commission Merchant. ORANGE TREE MANURES: -

Ammonia....,un..u.- 3))percent I Sulphate Potash..11 percent
.' "Florida Fruit and Vegetables a specialty. No. 234 North Delaware Avenue (below Vine Phosphoric Acid...-.......u,.... 5 to 6 per cent I| Potash,actual................... 5Jper cent
t Street) Philadelphia.; Consignments of all kinds of Fruit and Produce solicited. Returns .
1:16'The remainder consists of thoroughly pulverized humus-IfiGlNO : .
promptly made as advised. Stencils and market reports furnished on application. : 1
Reference: H.S.Kedney Winter Park, Fla.; A. H. Carey, Orlando, Fla.; L.H. Law-. '7; ;:,
.tence,Winter Park, Fla.,and the trade generally in Philadelphia and New York. ._' ,MUCKNEED BE USED WITH THESE FERTILIZERS.


I have used "Our Favorite" Fertilizers upon Orange Trees,Roses and Garden, Plants. *
and I do not want anything better. ': -,
HENRY G. HUBBARD, Crescent City,Fla.l -
Or fige'. ""7' Gro-w-ers. ,l I tried your Fertilizers on Onions,Cauliflowers and other Vegetables. I consider It an
: excellent and cheap Fertilizer,which will greatly Improve ,the land, and Is not simply&
stimulant. .
H. LEGLER,Haskell,Fla.
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Orange Tree Manure...........in sacks $24 001 Vegetable Manure............In sacks $17 00
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This Fertilizer stood the test of practical experiments,and given as good retults for '.' .
the money Invested aa any fertilizer in the world,no matter by whom made or how high the ,. CEO. HUTCHINSON,
price. The best proof. of this claim lies in the fact that those who use it once will buy no other ."" .
thereafter. Crescent City, Florida.

Bradley's Florida Vegetable Fertilizer,Bradley's Pure Fine Ground Bone Bradley's Fish.
and Potash, Bradley's Bone and Potash Sulphate of Potash, Hainli, Cotton-Seed ON- PORTER & CO., .
Meal,Canada Hard-Wood Ashes,and all other fertilizing materials and chemicals .' "

:Bradley Fertilizer Company, of Boston, Mass.: COMMISSION MERCHANTS.


.. GEORGE' E. WILSON: {, State Agent, .. .-___ oTHdgnTBfinta specially solicited during the Exposition.: Prompt returns guaranteed

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;; : But if you want to raise grapes for, I mention here the principal varieties, ion expressed' in the Bushberg cata- "
: :;:;.' :: Vineyard, profit decide whether you are to ship viz: logue that "Norton, with its twin sister -
;;; jo_,' .r your grapes or make wine,then choose Cynthiana, is now recognized by
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;' among the following varieties, those I Virginia all experienced grape growers as the
.:. ,- ;!- [COPYRIGHT APPLIED TOR.] Norton's Called Northern JEstlva-
which seem to suit your purpose the Hermann. ) Us, most reliable and best red wine grapein
Herbemont(or Warren), 1
./<; THE GRAPE IN FLORIDA best. Cunningham( Lon ) I America," and we will add that it
Devereaux(or Black SUIY), > Term e4L South- is especially so in some sections of
Lenoir(or Jacqnez), era Estlvalis.
A PRACTICAL TREATISE Wild stivalis is found in different Louisiana(or Bulander),, J Florida, where comparatively few

,,: N'f parts of this State, on the road sides, We suspect very much these so- grapes can be raised to perfection.Our .
Grape Crowing and Wine Making in the hedges of our plantations and called Southern JSstivalis of being vines of Norton and Cynthiana

.. .jj*: in This State. climbing the trees of our woods. On crosses of some forms of that class with ,compare very favorably with any in
{ : ,." r* Missouri or Virginia, and have proved
BY Dun IS. our San Luis plantation alone we dis European varieties, which would ac-
:;; covered forms of that count'for the limited in which perfectly healthy. There is no grape
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: CLASSIFICATION.The cies, and we are now cultivating four- they can be grown successfully.
... ,;r'.t stood without serious damage the severe
grapevines of America have I- weather which we experienced in
been, more or less judiciously, divided the summer of 1886. A cyclone vis-
into different classes, but all the varieties ...' ..... ited us in June, by which most of our
now under cultivation belong: to :' 1.:..;',:,' ".)' ', trellises were blown down; our vines
four of these classes only, viz:,Vitis laid on the ground for several weeks,
Kptundifolia, Vitis JEstivalie, Vitis' \ daily and frequent showers preventingus
Riparia, Vitis Labrusca. from rebuilding our trellises. Notwithstanding -
The varieties of -one> class have not this inclement weather,
always such distinct peculiarities as to \ during which half the grapes were in
be easily identified a? belonging to that direct contact with the soil, not one
class, and sometimes the difference be cluster of either Norton or Cynthianarotted
tween varieties of the same class is so!J in our whole vineyard. The
great that I would pot venture to give bunch of the Norton is long,.shoul
the general characteristics of each class| : ti dered, compact; the.berry is small (it
being certain that they would not apply is larger here in Florida than any-
to all its varieties. This explang, i / 4, ;\ where else I have seen that grape),

why viticulturists do not always agree ,/I black with blue bloom, juicy, vinous,
in the classification of some species. and very sweet when fully ripe; makes
While it is not of primary importance L a dark red wine of much body and
.for the practical vine grower to : : --- ., pleasant boquet, which, it is said, pos-
know exactly to which class a special sesses great medicinal properties. Vine
"' variety belongs, such knowledge will very vigorous,healthy,and productive
enable him to determine at once for when properly pruned. This variety,
what soil and climate that grape is ip with Cynthiana, should be extensively
better suited we will therefore follow -r / and feel
; \ =f = planted, we confident that it
in ,this little treatise the classification given the proper care they will suc-
generally given in grape catalogues, 4 iI/// ceed in all parts of the State. Both
excepting in some instances where,we \ -" : =- l Norton and Cynthiana, besides beingthe
have the best reasons to believe that a : : \s best wine grapes of America, are
variety has been wrongly classified. p.i -- / also very fine table grapes, and perhaps

VITIS ROTUNDIFOLIA.We before long, they will rank on
= our markets next to Delaware whose
give Vitis Rotundifolia the first ,
place, not because we consider the cultivated : /i iz ,. berries are not any larger.
species of this type at all valuable .. Cynthiana.-The description of the
but simply on account of their h Norton will answer for that of the
perfect adaptability to our soil and _i, Cynthiana. We have been unable to
climate. find in either any special characteristics
Wild vines of this class,. better which do not apply to the other.
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, known under the name of "Bullace," \ There is, however, a marked difference
are found in all the Southern States.: } between the Norton and Cynthianawine

The varieties in cultivation are the ,:,. .. the latter being more mellow
Flowers Ten- ,;':,; and generally darker in color with
following: Scuppernong, ; a
derpulp, Thomas. distinct and still finer boquet.
For a long time the Scuppernongand .t ;:..;yyiNORTON'S ,i Hermann.-A seedling of Norton's

its prototypes have been considered a I *,v. Virginia. Vine a strong grower and
the valuable for the -' > :. bearer bunch and
only grapes heavy ; long narrow;
South. But, notwithstanding their re' ..:... berries small, dark purple, juicy.
< liability, they have never proved prof- Makes a wine of the Sherry sort. Ripens -
itable enough to induce people to plant very late. In our vineyards it
'. them on a ]large scale. Not bearing VIRGINIA. suffers every year from dry rot. May
transportation, the Scuppernong has I I teen sorts, some of which have real 'i I In our section these varieties are not do well where Herbemont succeeds.
no commercial value ,as a market! merits! and may prove valuable if cultivation reliable, as they rot or mildew nearly Cunningham (or Long-A) pur-
grape, while its deficiency in juice develops both size of berries every year, but as they do well in ple grape which makes a high flavoied
renders it unfit for wine making with and productiveness of vines. 1 south-western Texas, there may be wine; not productive enough to be
out the addition of water; we cannot One of the characteristics of the some, region in Florida where they profitable, liable to mildew.
'''therefore call it 'a wine grape, as a JEstivalis is the manner in which its will succeed. At all events, they Devereaux (or Black JulyWedo
grape really worthy of that name requires roots push down into the ground instead should be' tried, for all are grapes of not grow this variety. Prof. Hus-
neither water nor sugar to makea of spreading out near the sur- prime merit and we will give a sh ort I mann says it is the same as Lenoir
good wine. face of the soil, thereby withstandingthe description of them, although we ac and describes it as we do the latter,
if you want a nice arbor near your most severe drouth without any cord the precedence to Northern JEitivalis while Bush &Son and Meissner say it
:,.house, plant a few Scupperno ng vines; effect detrimental to the continuous which} are thoroughly reliable is quite distinct. Here is the description
their luxuriant foliage and the rustic :growth of the vines. and the best sorts for general culture in they give of it: "Bunch long,
appearance of their structure will be atypical 'I To this ,class belong the best wine Florida. loose, slightly shouldered; berry black,
ornament to a Southern home. grapes '"-of America. We will only Norton We. fully endorse, the. opin" below medium, round, skin fine and
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: tender; flesh meaty, juicy, without transparent Fine flayor, which, when Catawba.-This old and popular Ives.-Although this grape is onlyof
. pulp and vinous, producing a white this grape is turned into wine, impartsto grape is not reliable here. When the fair quality, we consider it very valuable -
wine of exquisite flavor; vine a strong the latter a fine boquet fully equalto l summer: i is too.. wet it mildews badly; for Florida, as a market grape
grower and when free from mildew, that of some Rhine wine. when_ our spring is too dry is suffers, which' bears shipment even better than
'- moderately productive." Faith.-Said to be "juicy,sweet and from anthracnose. As, however, it the Delaware] ; bunches large and nice-
Herbemont(or Warren).-We fond purely flavored." We have not does not seem to be attacked by the ly shaped;berries medium,black,pulpy
this grape to be identical with the variety fruited it yet; the vines have made a black rot, if the remedies recommended and adhering: well to' the stem; skin
known here as the "Red St. Au very rapid growth and seem to be very against mildew and anthracuojae thick; makes a good red wine; vine-
gustine. Bunch large, shouldered; healthy. prove effective, we should plant some: strong grower and profuse bearer.
berry small to medium, very juicy, Marion.-A black, wine grape: not Catawbas, if not for market,as it ripens Ives ripens very early, with us,before
without pulp. The vine is subject; to sweet, not desirable ; mildews. late, at least for our own table. the Delaware, and, although it does
anthracnose and mildew,which rendersit Missouri Riesl ng.-A. white grape, Champion.-The earliest of American not command in the Northern markets
unprofitable, but in favored loca- owing its name} to some similarity with grapes, and valuable on that account as, high prices as the latter,i its,produc-
tions, where those diseases are un the Riesling Grape of the famous although of poor quality, aboutas tiveness largely overbalances the difference -
known, Herbemont is one of the most Rhine vineyards. Vine a moderate free from disease as lyes; bunches in prices. .
valuable grapes for wine as well as for grower and a prolific bearer. So far medium, compact; berries medium, Iona.-A very fine red grape, almost -
the table. free from disease in our vineyard.We round, blue black, adhering well to equaling the Muscats of Europe;
Lenoir (or Black Spanish, Jacquez, make wine from this and the El- the peduncles; vine very vigorous. and requires a very rich soil, thorough
El Paso, ,etc).-About as many yira grapes, which, we consider superior healthy. cultivation and treatment against
names as descriptions. Our Leuoir to any California Hock made from Concord.-This well known grape mildew. With the use of paper bagswe
comes from G. Onderdonk, of the genuine Riesling of the Rhine. deserves a place in this book,althoughwe raise fine specimens of that vari-
Texas, and we found on some vines Monte fiore.--A wine grape, rich in do not advise its planting on a ety.
the bunches to be very long and loose coloring matter. Our vines, have not large scale. It is certainly a heavy Jeffe'1'8on.-A cross between Con-
and on some others medium and com yet fruited. bearer, and adapts itself to any sort of cord and Iona, therefore a pure La
pact, which would lead. us to believe Noah We are still in doubt as regards training; but here, in Florida, it does brusca (1)); bunches large, shouldered,
that most of the Southern JEstivalis ..the relative merits of Elvira and not always ripen evenly. Should it compact; berries medium, oval]; skin
have been pretty much mixed up. Noah.l Both, are productive, vigorous, even ripen to perfection, Concord thick, red, with fine bloom; flesh
Lenoir is described as follows: bunch :and show about the same resistance to would not be profitable to raise here, meaty, spicy and 'aromatic. A supe-
very long, loose shouldered; berry ''diseaSe. Both make a fine wine, although as it is too tender to bear transportation rior table and market grape, but not
black with blue bloom; small,juicy, I would give the preference to and makes a very poor- wine. tested long enough by us to recom-
vinous, very rich in coloring matter. Elvira wine. Elvira will probably Plant only a few for home use and for mend it for general culture; has been
Subject to anthracnose and mildew. succeed farther south than Noah. near markets. free from disease so far, but its pa-
.Louisiana (or Bulander Bunch This, however, is still to be demon. Cottage.-Earlier than Concord, of' rentage does not warrant such free-.
medium, compact; berry small brownish strated. which it is a seedling; ripens a little dom forever.
purple, very sweet and delicious. Oporto.-Can be called the "Tein- more evenly, and carries better; but Lady-Has proved a very weak
Makes\ a good wine of the Sherry sort. turier" of American grapes. Makesa is not so prolific a bearer or strong a grower with us; almost as foxy and
Vine and fruit liable to mildew. very dark wine but of not much grower as the former. not, by far, as prolific as Martha.
VITIS BIPARIA. body. Not well tested here yet. Oreveling.-Black grape of fine flavor Martha.-A real white Concord
All the best grapes for white wine be- Pearl.-A white grape of fine qual but sets its berries very imper- with about the same faults and quali
long to this class,or are related to it,and ity, but not as prolific as Elvira. fectly. ties. Has proved, so far, the most
it includes also a few varieties of black Bunches too small to make a desira- ana.-A very fine grape when reliable of all white grapes. Last
grapes (some of recent introduction), ble table grape. free from mildew; bunches medium year our Marthas mildewed a little.. -
which are said to produce very fine VITIS LABRUSCA. and compact; berries medium, pale but no sign of rot was to be found.
red wine. All our popular table grapes belongto red, with whitish bloom; skin tough; Moore's Early.-An improvementupon
The Viti Riparia is not as much at this species or are crosses of Vitis flesh sweet, juicy, somewhat pulpy, the Concord. Ripens earlier,
home here as is the Northern division Labrusca with varieties of better with a decided muscat,flavor; vine a berries larger and quality better. So
of JEstivalis, and although it is classes, generally Viniferas. Too often strong grower and moderate bearer; far entirely free from disease with ua.
said to be free from black rot or mil the originator of a new grape has suffers every year from mildew on the Niagara.-Given as a cross of Con-
dew, it suffers occasionally. Most of presented it as a pure seedlingof berries. cord and Cassady, and as being very
the following are not pure Riparia, some hardy and reliable variety, Early Victor.-A very early black healthy, vigorous and productive.In .
but seedlings of crossings between Ri- when it was simply one 'of those grape, superior in quality to any other Virginia it has proved very unreliable -
paria and Labrusca with generallymore crosses (accidental or premeditated); ripening at the same time. It does not, and from prices obtained in
of the characteristics of the for- such has been the case with Pren- however, correspond with the description New York last summer by North and
mer species. tits, Duchess, and many other given by Dr. J. Stayman in the South Carolina Niagaras, we may
Amber.-Pale red grape of fine ap which, after having been disseminated Bushberg Catalogue. With us, and judge that the quality or the appearance
pearance and delicate flavor. Vine all. over the country as pure natives, wherever we have seen this variety, of these grapes were not first.
healthy but not productive with us. and sold at very high figures, provedto the bunches are below medium, com- class.
Bacchus.-An improvement upon be unreliable and, entirely worth- pact, sometimes shouldered; berries The only Niagara vine which we
the Clinton. Vine vigorous, healthy; less. We feel much inclined to think small to medium, round, bluish black, planted died in the summer of 1886
bunch medium and compact; berries that the same failure awaits those who with heavy bloom; flesh pulpy, but without any apparent cause, after
round, below medium, black, juicy, nave faith tin the Niagara, and who juicy, sweet, and free from foxiness; having made a fairly good growth.
vinous and sprightly. A good wine plant it in regions where Vinifera Hybrids vine moderate grower (not by the leastas Niagaras grown on the Hudson riverare
grape. Is not entirely free from mil do not succeed. We cannot but strong a grower as Hartford), in- really handsome grapes; bunches
dew as said to be. hope that, in this case,_we may provea clined ,to overbear. With us the ber- very large, pale green with a light
Clinton.-A well known wine grape false prophet. ries do not adhere eo firmly to the stem white bloom and turning to a pale,
which seems to do well here, but whichis Black Hawk.-A seedling. of and no as could be desired. transparent yellow when fully ripe.
not productive enough to be profit- improvement on Concord. Empire State.-A new white variety; Said to do well in some of our coun
able. Brighton.-This is certainly a desirable said to be of much promise, which we ties.
Elvira..-A very valuable white grape, but we caution our read- have not fruited yet. Our vines have Perkins.-Perkins is the most reli--
grape for wine making. With all its ers against the enthusiasm of some par- made a good growth, and are very able grape of toe whole Labrusca
faults, which we point out belqw, it ties who fruited the in the healthy. The originator of the Empire class; in our vineyard it has not shown
ranks first among the white wine North, but whose vines panted in this State gives of it the following description signs of any disease, and has maturedits
grapes of this country. In a mod- State are not yet in bearing. This variety : Bunches large, from six: to ten fruit much more evenly than Con
erately rich soil the vine u very vig- was far from meeting our expec- inches long, shouldered; berries me- cord. Bunches fully medium, compact -
orous and healthy; if the soil is poor it tation. It proved to be here a mod dium to large, roundish oval; color ; berries oblong, whitish with pale ,
is liable to be attacked by anthracnose, erate grower and scant bearer, subjectto white, with a very light tinge of yel-- green, red tinge and white bloom.
which, however, has not much effect rot and mildew in wet season, and low, covered with a thick white bloom; when fully ripe.Pocklington.Is.
upon that robust vine. As it is gen not at all as early as said in the description flesh tender, juicy, rich and sprightly, a very showy
erally inclined to overbear it should be that Downing gives of this grape.It with a slight trace of native aroma, grape, with medium to large bunchesand
pruned pretty close, especially when may be that our clay soil is not well continuing a long time in use; vine large round berries of a rich
the soil is not first-class. Bunches adapted to its culture, and a3 Brightonis very hardy. golden color. Flesh meaty and pulpy,
small, very compact, causing some one of the leading table grapes, every Hartford Prolific.-Bunches medium very little and a good deal\ of
times the berries to crack when the one who contemplates raising grapes, to large; berries round, medium, foxineas. With us it has proved a
season is too wet Berries, medium, for market should try a few vines of black; very early,. but when ripe it weak grower, and has never maturedits
round,' with very thin skin, greenish, this variety. drops its fruit; quality poor. fruit; about one-third of the berries


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ripen and are crowded out by others Duchess.-P..robably.a cross between only. Berckmans says it is consideredthe rieties of Vitis Vinifera can be successfully -
which swell to their utmost capacity, Vinifera and some hybrid of La- best flavored white grape so far :: grown in the southern counties -
but remain as hard as a rock, whilst brusca and Vinifera, although its tested South. Bunches above me- of this State; but, as we are still
even the latest varieties are ripening. originator claims for it much more reliable dium, round, shouldered, loose; berries 1 with these vines in the period of experiment -
Prent ,.-A white grape of good parentage. A most excellent medium, white, transparent, gol- ] and do not know anything
quality and fine flavor, but it has grape, quite equal to White Malvoisia, den yellow at maturity; flesh melting, j about their longevity and continuous
proved almost everywhere unprolific but subject to all sorts of diseases, and very vinous and with a delicate musJ-J productiveness, we would caution all
and unreliable. especially anthracnose, which ruins cat flavor. Ripens early. j intended grape growers against plant-
Rebecca.-A. white rape of fine not only the fruit but also the young Salem (Rogers' No. 53).-The most J ing extensively any of these varieties
quality, but the vine is too poor a shoots. May do better in very sandy popular of Rogers' hybrids in the 1 before being convinced that they have
grower for open field culture. Mildews markets, where few of the others are 1 been sufficiently tested. If you wantto
badly with us and has borne soil.Early Dawn.-A very early grape, to be seen. Bunch medium; berry 1 engage immediately in grape cul-
only a few bunches.Telegraph.An ripening it is claimed fifteen days ((1)) large, Catawba color; skin thick and 1 ture on a large scale, plant Vitis As-
early black grapeof before Hartford Prolific. Bunches astringent; flesh sweet, moderatety j.stivalis, Cynthiana, Norton and Her-
fair quality. A good grower and medium to large, shouldered; berries juicy, with decided aromatic flavor, bemont, and convert your grapes into
prolific bearer. Bunch a little too medium, rounds black, with a thick, pleasant to some, unpleasant to others. wine. In case you cannot build a .
compact, which sometimes causes the blue bloom; flesh tender,juicy, sweet, Vine a moderate grower, sets its fruit cellar cool enough for: the keeping of
berries to"crack. Flesh spicy and slightly vinous. (Charles Downing). better than any other of Rogers' hy- light wines, such as claret and sau-
juicy, but not very sweet. Said to be We had in our vineyard, in Tallahassee brids. Last year our Salems suffereda 1 ternes, you can make port and sherryto
subject to black rot; with us it has Ives ripening at the same timeas great deal from mildew; shed their I rival the beat imported brands.
been so far exempt from this disease. Early Dawn in Orange and Sumter leaves and did not mature their fruit. Several parties have written us in
J'ergennes.--8hould have been counties. I Valuable when it can be raised, on ]regard to varieties suitable for making -
classified by me among the hybrids, as Eldorado.-An early white grape account of its shipping qualities. raisins, and; the possibilities of
it is certainly a cross between La- which resembles Lady Washington, Medium early.Senaaqua.A. success in such an industry in Florida.
brusca and Vinifera and not a pure but possesses a decided pine apple cross between Con- While we are not yet ready to give.a
Labrusca. Is inferior to some of aroma. Our vines are only two years cord and Black Prince. A desirable matured opinion on the subject, we
Rogers' hybrids in quality, growthand old. This year they suffered from sun- grape for home use; bunches mediumto may just as well state right here thatwe
productiveness, and is not entirely scald. large, a little too compact, which think the climate of Florida unsuited -
free from mildew and rot. Eumelan.-Must be a hybrid of causes the berries to crack in unfavor I to the drying or evaporating of
Warden.-I do not find this grape to '-32stivalis and Vinifera. A very fine able seasons; flesh brittle, juicy and any. fruits. We can evaporate them,
be any improvement upon the Con black grape, bunches medium and very sweet. Free from diseases withus. but cannot keep them any length of
cord. well shaped; berries round, medium, time, there is too much moisture in
HYBRIDS. adhering firmly to the stem. Very Triumph.-Hybrid of Labrusca and I our atmosphere. -
A'gawam (Rogers, No. 15)-Said) to sweet and juicy. I do not recommend Vinifera. Very vigorous grower. As GRAPES FOR NORTHERN MARKETS. ,<..
be considered by Rogers himself as his Eumelan for extensive culture, as it is beautiful a white grape as Irving, and NATIVE.-Leading' varieties: Delaware -
best grape after the Salem but considered a very irregular bearer; in unfavorableseasons of finer flavor. I think it will prove Ives.Should .
by us as the poorest of all,not only it sets its fruit imperfectly andis for the South more reliable than Nia- be tried.-Brighton, Jefferson
here,but wherever I have seen it grown: subject to rot. Requires a good gara and Empire State. Has not yet Niagara, Empire State, Early.
. Bunches medium with straggling ber- ground and rather short pruning. fruited in our vineyards. Dawn.
ries, which rot and mildew will thin Goethe (Rogers No. 1)).-I consider Wilder (Rogers' No. 4)-A) fine FOREIGN.Black Hamburg, Cor- .
out still more. Color brownish red; this the best c f all Rogers' hybrids. It black grape of real merits; bunches nichon, Emperor Fame( rather late),
skin thick, with astringent taste; flesh is a beautiful grape, resembling somewhat and berries very large, almost as Black Ferrara, Tokay, White' ,
pulpy, sweet and of peculiar aroma, the Malaga; bunches medium to showy as the Black Hamburg; ripens Malaga, Muscat of Alexandria, Rose.
mingled with a native foxiness. large, berries very large, oblong; some early, and when ripe can hang a long of Peru. j t
Alvey.-A cross between stivalis are pale red' when fully ripe, while time on the vine, stands shipment WINE GRAPES.
and Vinifera. Sets its fruit very imperfectly others remain pale, whitish green; vinea better than 'Concord; vine vigorousand NATIVE.-Claret and Port. : Cyn
and rots badly every year. vigorous grower and prolific bearer, productive when the weather is thiana, Norton's, Ives. :
Beauty.-Said to be a cross between but must not be allowed to overbear; favorable at the time of blossoming. Sauternes and Hock.-Missouri. Riesling -
Delaware and Maxatawney; a red requires a naturally rich or enrichedsoil Elvira, Noah.
grape of fine quality;sweeter than Del ; ripens late. As all hybrids, it CHAPTER II. Sherry. -:- Herbemont, (try also,
aware, with a rather heavy flavor. suffers sometimes from rot, hut, not to VARIETIES RECOMMENDED. FOR Louisiana). "
Mildews a little in unfavorable sea a large extent; very desirable for FLORIDA. FOREIGN.-A very few varieties of
sons. home use, but too tender for shipment; foreign wine grapes have been* experimented ;
Bercl"71tam.-8aid to be superior to makes a fine Sherry wine. Ripens J. In counties North of 29th parallel.FOR with in this State, ari'l' the
Delaware, which it resembles, with late. only grape of that sort we have'seen
larger bunches and berries. Has not Highland.-A hybrid of Labruscaand NORTHERN MARKETS. looking fine is the "Verdelho."
yet fruited with us.BlackEagle.A. Vinifera. A beautiful, black) Leading Varieties.-Delaware, Ives. want to test the best varieties pant
hybrid of Viniferaand grape (when you can get it). Bunches Varieties which should be Tried. the following: Berger, Black Bur
Labrusca. Berries large, oblong, very large, always shouldered, quality Brighton, Jefferson, Cottage, Empire! gundy (Pineau), Carignan, 'Charbonneauf -
black; quality good. With us, as with good. With us it has never ripenedits State, Niagara, Early'Dawn7Tri- Grenache, Semillon, White
Underhill, the originator, it sets its fruit evenly; part of the berries are umph. Riesling, ''White Tokay. But I would'
fruit imperfectly. Said by P. J. ripe, and the others still red or green. WINE GRAPES. not exchange any of the above for
Berckmans to do very well in Geor- Subject to rot and mildew. FOR CLARET'ANP: PORT-Leading Cynthiana or Norton. I
gia. Attacked more or l less every Irving.-A cross between Labruscaand Varieties-Cynthiana,Norton's, Ives.
year in our vineyards. by rot and mil Vinifera. A handsome, white Should be Tried. Montefiore, TABLE GRAPES FOR NEAR MARKETS.
V dew. grape, with large clusters and large, Oporto, Bacchus. NATIVE.-Amber. Beauty, Berck .
Creveling.-Thought by me to be round berries of dead gold color, but, FOR SAUTERNES AND HOCK mans, Champion, Concord, Diana, *
Leading Varieties.-Missouri Ries- ;Early Victor, Eumelan, Goethe, lona,
also a cross between Vinifera and La- unfortunately, black rot will thin out .
,brusca Sets its fruit still more im- the berries and reduce the bunches to lings, Elvira, Noah. Irving,Perkins,Peter WylieSenasqua! ,
perectly than Black Eagle, which renders mere skeletons. FOR NEAR MARKETS. Telegraph, Vergennes, WildeifW. ; .br-
it unproductive. Rots and mildews Lindley (Rogers' No. 9)).-Brick Champion, Concord, Perkins, Mar dens.-
tha Merrimac Moore's Early, Wil- FOREIGN.-Black Prince, Black
badly with us. red grape of peculiar aroma that some ,
Delaware*-In our opinion it is a people admire, but which I do not der, Wordens.FOR. Muscat of Alexandria (Muscat Hamburg -
cross between JEstivalis apd Vinifera, fancy. Bunch long, rather loose;ber HOME USE. ), Chasselas de Fontainebleau,
as Alvey and Eumelan. This grape is ries medium tai large. Vine a strong Grapes too tender to be shipped Chasselas Rose, White Tokayi: .;White f ,
well known and needs no descriptionhere. grower, very irregular in the settingof anywhere, or too unreliable to be Sweetwater.
With us it does very well, and its fruit; suffers sometimes from planted for any commercial purposes. CHAPTER III.
while we have found signs of;rot, mil mildew and rot. -Amber, Beauty,Berckmans, Diana,
dew or anthracnose on varieties said Merrimac (Rogers' No. 19)).-Black Early Victor, Eumelan, Goethe,Iona, STARTING A VINEYARD.LOCATION. .
to be generally free of these pests, we grape;berries medium to large, bunches Irving, Peter Wylie, Senaa\ua, Tele- .
have not seen a single Delaware vine medium, quality good, no trace of foxiness graph, Vergennes. We Consider. that here in" Florida,
attacked by either. The most valuable ; vine moderately vigorous, not // For counties South of 29th parallel. a first-class pine land with clay 1 about
grape for market-will thrive best more liable to black rot than Goethe. .r i three feet from the surface is superiorto !
in first-class pine land well fertilized Peter Wylie.-Our vines! of this variety From reports received and from hammock land for the growth, .
requires thorough cultivation. '* have been planted last? spring what we have seen ourself. :, several va-. longevity and productiveness o ;iher !

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vine, as well as its freedom from dis ONE AND TWO-YEAR-OLD PLANTS. PLANTING OF THE VINES. the stake. At the first plowing, plow 1

eases. It is also e adapted a larger The advantage in planting two-year. Take a shovelful of the surface soilor cross-wise and length-wise, using a j
:number o"f varieties, especially among old vines is that, having generally ( hammock earth if you plant in a common turn plow and bedding in the
foreign grapes and their hybrids. stronger roots they take better and sandy soil) to make a mound in the middle until you reach the edge of
f '",,Varieties' of the Northern Division of come into bearing sooner; or rather, bottom of the hole; if the roots and both holes, when you stop. You have ,
Vitis JEstivalis will accommodate to be more correct, yield a larger crop the tops of your vines have not been nothing more to do before fall, exceptto j
themselves to almost any soil, and in the first year they bear. shortened in, trim the former to about cultivate the :vines, hoe them and J
hammock land will bear very heavy We would not advise planting six inches and the latter down to three tie them up to the stakes as they
.. ;crops; so will also the most robust three-year-old vines, especially if buds. All roots starting within four grow (*) the cultivating filling the 1
-- varieties of Vitis Labrusca, some of raised in a different soil and climate. inches of the lower bud should be re- holes gradually. J
Rogers' hybrids and a few of Vitis moved altogether. Now spread the In December, when all vegetation .
Riparia. PLANTING AND EARLY CARE. lower crown of roots over the little has stopped, prune your vin Town to I
Do not plant grape vines in ,a We have looked in vain for a system mound, cover with two or three inchesof about one foot, and rub off all buds 1
small clearing surrounded by high of training and 'pruning appli- earth, spread the second crown of except the three uppermost. If some
trees and thickets, the sun would bake cable to all varieties of grapes. Prof.: roots on this earth and cover again vines have not made a sufficient
'.your grapes and scald the leaves of Husmann tells us, in his book, that he three or four inches; scatter fertilizerall growth the first year, say less than two
:your vines. The breeze must have has been taught by a cow how to over the hole (Mapes Orange Tree and a half feet, cut them down to one
=free access to and circulate ''through prune his V. Labrusca, but as the cow Manure has'given us the best results) eye. Now apply two handfuls of fer-
the rows of your vineyard. A, slight failed to trim off any of his V. JEsti- four ounces in good hammock land, tilizer to each vine,plow both waysandit
inclination of the ground is preferable i valis, his directions about the pruning and five or six ounces in ordinary pine will be time to put up your trellis.
1'to a flat surface, as it gives a better I Cedar, live oak, post oak, sassafras,
'drainage, one of the most important cherry, or, if any of the above cannotbe
: points in grape} culture. .C i : i i j obtained,resinous pine"light wood"
: Although I have not found any E I tiD posts seven feet long can be used. Leave

,sensible difference between the growth &&r : iikk ; three vines between the posts, dig

''p and yield of vines planted in different eo t j : your holes two feet deep, pack solid
!f'exposures, I would, select a western A and brace the two end posts. A two-
"slope in preference to an' eastern one. ; F .E wire trellis is sufficient. The lower
r L wire should be two and a half feet
from the ground, and the second, one
In newly cleared land rid the soil of
and a half feet above the first one,
all roots and rootlets, and do not allow Fig. 1. A Labrusca Vine at the End of the JEstivalls Vine at beginning making the trellis four feet high.
Fig.Showing an
piles of branches or brush ,to remain Second Summer.of
any of Third Seasoa- The next spring most of your vines

and decay in your young vine- the latter are pretty much mixedup. land; cover the fertilizer with two or which were left pruned to three buds,
yard, as they would breed inserts of A great many varieties have been three inches of dirt, and tread down will put out three shoots. Rub off the
all sorts which later would infest
on, considered bearers for the weakest and tie the two others to
want hearth gently around the vines, the up
vines. Rather burn all rub-
-, .
your up of and since have the stake. When they reach the first
bish and ashes proper pruning, we drier the weather the more firmly you
scatter over your mentioned the nan?.e of Prof: Husmann,. pack. When all this has been done, wire fasten them to it only a few
ground. I will ,say with him: "The grape the holes will lack about eight inchesof inches from each other, then pinch off*
let stand after
not trees,
any of all others should be close all the tendrils, which might entangleand
grower, a being full-as they should be left for
having been deadened as often -
in practiced observer of nature, a thinking. and the present. In very sandy soil where break the top of the young shoots.
planting orange Be sure, also, to pull out all the suckers -
if blown downyoung wind reasoning being. there is no clay subsoil, plant two feet
as _
grove, We will what have foundto coming out of the ground.CHAPTER '
they would break trellis and give we deep instead of eighteen inches. Vines
your vines, while the your rows are too be the cheapest, and at the same planted deep are less liable to diseases.I IV.
time the most effective method of Layers or vines rooted from shoot
close to admit of any felling of the
"trees without running the same dan planting, pruning and training the cuttings and set out as recommendedby PRUNING AND TRAINING THE VINES.

some authors, say six inches deep,
vines.When Thus far all directions given applyto
ger.It your land is ready, run your will spread their roots horizontallynear
would be also better to remove and all varieties, but now we
rows six feet from north to the surface of the,soil and whena
apart, ,
all stumps before putting up the trellises have to proceed differently in dealing
south if possible so as to permit the drouth those roots not drawing
hinderance of the
as they are a to good with each one following cate-
breeze in to circulate from the the usual
summer through ground nour-
plowing.In gories of vines:
your vineyard, and also that the sun ishment needed by the vines, the
most of our Florida pine lands Most of the Labrusca varieties (such
may not shine on your at the whole system of the plants will be se-
and deep sandy soils, a good plowing as Concord, Ives, Martha, Perkins,
and harrowing will be sufficient after .. Champion, etc.,) and some of Roger's
the ground has been cleared of all LLLL-LII-1- Hybrids, (Goethe, Lindley, Wilder,
,obstacles. In }iam mock lands and ; .;:, < c PD etc)., will produce more and finer fruiton
compact soils, or when the clay is less pD DC laterals than on main canes.
than 18 or 20 inches from the surface; jEstivalu (Cynthiana,Norton,Her-
break your ground down to that\ depth so B bemont, Cunningham, Lenoir, etc.,)
using a two-horse plow followed by a Riparia and crosses of Riparia and

subsoiler.A Labrusca (Clinton, Elvira, Noah, g
thorough stirring of the, ground a1-I Missouri, Riesling, etc.,) will fruit bet-1
will cause the soil to retain more moisture ter on spurs on old wood. \
during the drouths and ; > Some authors include the Southern..
.. quicker after protracted rains inFig.. 2.the A Beginning Labrusca Vine of the Pruned Third and Year.Tied at t Fig.&-Shoiring Uofan Esttvalls Vine at, division of JEstivalis (Herbemont, j

PLANTS; FROM CUTTINGS VS. LAYERS. end Fourth Summer. > Lenoir, Cunningham, etc.,) in the first f

Layers have. been and are still prepared hottest time of the day and scald the I riously affected and various diseases I' category, but we found that they.require -
but most, tender sorts. Plant Norton), will not holes the same treatment as Norton
by some people, tho< l ensue. By filling up'the I
who have given any attention to th<<< Cynthiana, Concord, Herbemont another d. at once you expose the lower roots to and Cynthiana.
strong growing varieties, eight/. A third category of vines bears more
subject will tell you that in a vim a greater degree ofheat, which accelerates
grown from cutting the sap is bette]r feet apart in the rows. For Delawareand their growth and development. on main canes, and consists of Delaware
most of the European varieties a Alvey, lona,Rebecca, Eumelan,
balanced, the shape more regular, anc Some time in April when the vine I
the longevity greater than those of a i distance of six, and even five feet i it J have already put out young shoots) Catawba,.Black Eagle, eta, which are
vine raised from layer, which explain:8 sufficient. and the surface of the holes is car-' crosses of either Vinifera and Labruscaor

itself by the fact that, In a layer, th e Dig your holes about two feet square petted with a seep growth of grass, Vinifera and ..stivalis.a .
roots are not equally distributed, bu t by eighteen inches deep. In diggingput you may sprinkle over that grass FIRST CATEGOEY.
generally all on'one side; and furthermore '_ on one side the surface soil and 01 handful of fertilizer and cover will We left the two young shoots just
that the old wood buried in th,e the other the earth that comes fro m four or five inches of earth. If the reaching the first wire, to which they
ground will slowly decay from. th,e the bottom of the hole. When yoU] grass or weeds are too high have have been fastened. If the vines belong
section made when severed from th e holes are !all dug stick a 'stake foU r] them cut down first with the hoe. to the first category by us described

mother vine, and this,decay reachinjand g and a half or five feet long in the mid. Allow at first two shoots to grow,, pinch ,the two shoots off as
communicating itself to ,the ne'f die of each hole, using: a garden l lint e- and when they have attained th soon as they reach and can be tied. up
wood, will effect the whole .system of)i so as to have all the stakes in a straight t length of six or eight inches, rub ofl) -
the vine. row. Then proceed to the one of them and tie up the other tc!O. poleS.Uae strips of Bear grass for all tying purIt -



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to the upper wire. The object of thisis 1 the laterals is made, at the.expense of )replace the part of the old arm re t runk could be left for years and slowed -

to promote the development of the the main cane: ; J[moved. Generally the closer to the 1 ,to increase iu diameter yearly., a.

laterals, upon which we will have the At the pruning season we find our 1 runk: of the vine the stronger the The head could be trimmed every

fruit the next season. vines with two long canes which we 4 3anes. Sunpose that all the canes rear just as though it was on a trellis.

Figure 1 represents the vine at the .trim and tie up to the wires day that j from B to R (Fig. 4) show a decreasein J Begin at the trunk and select two or

end of the second summer, with all 'they form with the latter such Anglesas i[ vigor, cut off the arm at point R, I more canes of the current season's ,

laterals either twisted around or tiedto shown in Fig. 3. By this special :and use canes C as a new arm. If I growth, cut off tho laterals and clip off

the trellis. At the next pruningwe inclination !of the arms a more/equal:: i only the three canes P, P, P, weaken, 1 the; end at such length as the size and

cut back some of the limbs to two growth will be obtained than if(! they I operate the section of the old arm at a age of the vine demands, then all the,

buds, shorten others to five or six were bent down and tied horizontally 'point S and use next cane C, us new ]rest 'of the vine could be cleared off-

buds and remove altogether those to the lower wire, as is generallyfprac- 'part of the arm. 'j[from the tree and the canes that w'ere .

which we do not want, basing the ticed. When all the buds have! put THIRD CATEGORY. ]left from the next season's fruiting .

number of our bearing canes and spurs out young shoots, select the five or six The second summer after planting j could be tied to the limbs of the tree
upon the strength of the vines. If the best ones-in preference those grow- and left to take care of themselves.
allow the two shoots to
vine is weak, two spurs and two bearing ing upright-and tie them up to the you unchecked for young JEstivalis and This process could be repeated each
sufficient. On trellis their The grow fall for indefinate number of
canes are very vig- according to growth." an years.
in fall trim them back to three '
orous vines three spurs and five or six dotted lines in Fig. 3 indicate the you The suggestion that the vine be ._
buds (including the ones at ,the bases
bearing canes can be left. positton of these young shoots_ just planted a few feet from the tree and a
of the cane).. If three shoots start
Figure 2 represents the vine prunedand after they have been tied to the Cupper 'rub off the, .weakest which leave you two trunk layered from the vine root to

fastened to the trellis. Limbs B, ,. the tree is a good one. Some months
each At the next
C G in 1 to growing on spur. I visited the place of Dr. Blanch.
figure are pruned spurs ago
pruning that is the third fall after
of two buds, and limbs A, D, F, H I, ard, near Umatilla. I found him at
of these
are pruned to five or six buds. On planting, cut one canes work in his vineyard. The vines had
back to two buds and the other to
the former will frame for been set few months and
we grow our only a on
six buds (see off the
Fig. 5)) rubbing
vine the latter that he engaged in layeringthe
next year's ; on our day was
lower buds, which generally do not set
present crop. The limbs E and J much fruit. vines. When the vines were

have been removed altogether, 'with planted they were set in rows regularly -
part of the old arm. You have, therefore, growing the about a foot or eighteen inches

As the young shoots push out they next summer, eight shoots on fruit from the place where he wanted the

have to be neatly tied up. Removeall canes, and four shoots on spurs. If row permanently and in a hole with

the barren ones growing: on the FIG.5..-A Delaware Vine, Pruned and Tiedto the latter have made a stronger growth the crown of the vine about six inches

bearing canes, and if two, or three Trellis at beginning of Fourth Season.. than any on the fruit canes remove under ground. At the time of my;

shoots grow from one bud, leave the As continue bend the fruit canes altogether and proceed visit he was trimming each vine to a
wire. they growing
and rub off the others. on your fours hoots in the same man- trench six inches
strongest of another this i single cane, a deepwas
When the young shoots have at.tamed them on wire top one with shoots over A B ner as at the ,last pruning, that is, dug from the vine to a stake in the
starting ,
upper of these shoots buds
two to two
about foot and think prune and the bent down into
a you There will be new row cane
in Fig. 3. some
there are too many bunches on your this sometimes grapeson and two to six buds. In case some bottom of the trench until it reachedthe

vines, either remove the weakest your vines for all season, former buds on the spurs have failed to grow, stake and was then trained up the
enough to : ex-
shoots on your hearing canes or the pay Estivalis your varieties however or made an insufficient growth,replace stake. Thus the roots and the layered
The < -
smallest and less perfect bunches on penses. full before the them by the strongest shoots on fruit i cane were below the reach of the
do not bear a -
crop .
canes.I and would interfere
some shoots. cultivator with"
Now would be the time to speak of vines are fully old established and prunedto do not f.retend that the foregoingare proper care of the vineyard. The
spurs on wood. the and immutable rules for
summer pruning we had to resort to. only Doctor said that the great trouble
it, but I think that here in Florida In fall we cut down to three buds the pruning and,training of the differ- here was to get roots enough to the
all our young canes but two: A Band ent varieties of grape vines. Some
vines will thrive better without. I grape vines, by this method there
D 0, Fig 3, on which we leave six or other methods may prove just as good
found that even on the most vigorous would be so much surface to send out
vines the pinching of the fruit branches seven buds. Now we cut loose from and practical, but none, will give a roots,that he thought it would do much .
) the upper wire the old arms E,F,Fig more certain succession oi crops, in-
will cause the leaves of the vines to better. The theory looks very rea-
turn yellow and shed sooner than they 3, to fasten the end 'of them down to suring at the same time a long life to sonable, but the increased growth and
the lower wire as shown in Fig. 4. the vines. None which offers the
would have done if all limbs had vigor may not be sufficient to pay for
The two young canes, left with six or same advantages will involve so little
been allowed tp grow unchecked. The I the extra work involved, it is, how-
only) summer pruning we practice is seven buds are also bent down and ,expenditure of time and money., ever, well worthy of extensive trial.]
lower wire line 0 B in
to pinch off the top of a limb which tied to the (see In his answer to Mr. Cooper's ques-
outgrows too much the others. Fig. 4)). The object in lengthening the For the FLOBIDA DISPATCH. tions, Prof. Dubois states correctly the

At the end of the third summer the two arms is to fill up the space betweenthe Grape Vines on.Trees supposed advantage of setting two
vines which could do be-
structure of your vines is composed of, we not In a note at the foot of Mr.Wevers' year vines, viz: that they will have
six limbs grown on the three spursoftwo f fore, as when these two arms are cut article on the China"tree as a trelis, larger roots and grow off more vigor
the second there al- *
buds each, and of all the limbs too long year are the editor of the DISPATCH statesa ously. Yet my observation is, that

upon which you have raised your ways some buds failing to grow. I'V fact, viz., that all varieties of quite generally the roots of a two year

crop. One limb on each spur shouldbe Elvira and other Riparias do not ex- grapes, except those of the Scupper- old vine are not as good in proportionto

used and pruned as a fruit tend your vines so soon; prune canes nong family, need close pruning.But the size of the top as those of a well
O B like she others.
cane and the other cut back to a spur spurs I do not see that this would grown one year old vine. Therefore,

of two buds; but as this gives you only At the beginning of the fourth sum- necessarily preclude their being trained I think that as a rule one year vinesare

three fruit canes and three spurs, you mer the two upper buds of each spur upon trees. The experiment is worth preferable to two year vines. Thisis

select the strongest of your limbs on will put out young shoots. Shouldone trying. If it is found that the China doubly true of Florida grown vines,

the bearing caoei\to make of themfruit grow from the lower bud, rub it tree will keep the insects from grapevines as one year vines in this State are quite

c nes fqi !'next season. You -unless you see more or better and that the roots of the tree generally as large: as the average of

have to operate in the same, way forms of grapes on it, in which case will not interfere, seriously with the two-year-old vines at the North.

every year, being careful to propor rub off one of the others. On the growth of the vines, this method of W. C. STEELE.

tionate the number of bearing canes branch 0 B. Fig 4, allow only three training would have several advan- Switzerland Fla.,October 31, 18$7.

to the vigor of the vines. shoots to prow., We have now, on tages over a wire trellis. It would be It seems to us that the China tree

SECOND CATEGORY*' each vine, twenty-two upright canes desirable; to keep the trees rather trellis suggestion fa impractical. We
At the beginning of the second sea- growing from each cane. We may, small, and severe root pruning each
whether it be found effica-
son, instead pinching off1: the two reasonably expect two bunches of tear would tend to dwarf the trees

young shoots when: ,they reach the grapes, which give u*' forty-four and also to prevent the'tree roots from cious as an insecticide; it seems prob-

second wire, as for vines of the first bunches per vine-a sufficient yieldto robbing, the vines. able that the roots of this voracious : -

,:ve allow them to go un. satisfy anybody. The China trees might be madeto tree would interfere with the growthof

checked J tying them to and around. At the next pruning; remove alto- branch out and form a head the vines. But the most serious

the tipper} wire. Some pinch them oft jretBer! the canes I) (Fig. 4)), and cut only three or four feet from objection is the immense size of the '
when they attain about six feet, but 1 the canes C down to three buds, as trees might: be made to branch_ out
do not see the necessity of doing so,, before, repeating the same operation and form a head only 3 or 4 feet from trees. It would be impossible to con- '

since we have no use for the laterals. every year. If you notice that one of I the ground. Then a cane of the grapevine fine them within reach of the vines.

They say it makes the two arms morestocky. the old arms begins to fail, shorten it could be trained up the: trunk of Better put in good posts and wires than i '

Sometimes it does, sometimes: back to the first vigorous cane, which the tree to the branches and made to undertake an expensive and very uncertain .

it does not, and the development oi f:. you will ;bend.. down'.,' on the. wires, .to branch. there.. and- form .a head. This experimentEo F. Dt / It
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!i:: ft OJticultUlle. desirable plants, such as, Coleus, this wonderful bulb. When it bloomed -, A Rose Hedge.

R m mental Achyranthus, Cents rea, Caladiums, next season it was Gladiolus The Macartney rose has been highly

Ferns, Begonias, etc.. Brenchleyensis, worth five cents." "Of recommended in the DISPATCH as a

BY W. STEELE The prettiest of all,,in my estima- course," said we, "you were not caughtby suitable hedge plant for making divis-
\ 9. tion, is the "Farfugium Grande, the chaff like this?" "Of course I was
r T Maranta Amndinacea.., leaves are round and about fourteen then," was the candid reply, "and so ion fences. Probably there 'is nothing

.;Any.one familiar with the cataloguesof inches in circumference, they are dark were scores of others.: He emptiedhis better for the purpose in this State.

florists has seen the name green and are beautifully mottled bag before leaving the town, not Still there are many places where a
.''"""" *- '' with large yellow spots. It is a beautiful even confining his sales to one lady hedge, answering to the following de-
: Maranta among the plants' cultivated and is here and is in each block he
n. hardy only as pretended,
from Vick's wouldbe
scription Magazine
for"U"their, .ornamental, foliage.. More unsurpassed in the way. of foliage as we,finally found when, we comparednotes. ,
than a dozen are offered in this coun- plants. But I was better off than some, very useful and also ornamental:

try, and, a London catalogue contains Calladiums are another> class of for he added one, giving me six for While talking about roses, I wantto
almost besides'the named at plants that should be more generally my five dollar bill.' tell you about my rose hedge. We
fifty' one cultivated, they do best in low land, We suppose if any one had knowna have had several clumps of white and
the head of this article. This species but will thrive in any soil. Gladiolus root," and suggested, the yellow Scotch roses for some years, and
> is i : commonly known as Arrowroot,and They make a handsome) and showy resemblance in the "rare bulb, the two years ago it became necessary to

fsj cultivated to some extent in Florida border plant, and are well forth their pily-tongued rascal would, have ad- remove them. On taking them up we
-It vigorously and spreads i place. mitted the fact, and made it blue or I found that a great many plants couldbe
i grows .The Castor Bean is a handsome sweet-scented or something.- made by dividing the roots, and as
rapidly, even on poor soil, with very tropical-looking plant, that unfortu- Is: its not queer that people will passover the place where we intended to set outa

little. 'care, or cultivation.' ; nately on account of its sucking habit, their money to strangers in this few of them was between the flower
Its claim! i to a place in this" department has acquired a bad reputation, still way? The flattering compliment of and vegetable gardens, where a sort of

; is based upon the fact that the we do not want to abandon our tropical being the "favored lady" evidentlydid hedge would be useful in hiding the
the business here. beets and cabbages from the street-not
plants; we have as many of
is handsome variegated
foliage not
very them as possible, they are the proper > 4 because they were beets and cabbages,
,but the stems grow quite closelyin things for our yards. When people Crotons. mind you, for we are never ashamed

.a clump, and' very upright; and come to Florida,they desire to see the These are handsome ornamenta- of having such useful things seen, but
the,, long, arrow-shaped' leaves are native 'plants, not the things familiarto foliage plants. They are very beuul because they do not harmonize well
with flowers-the idea occurred to
their When North do us
quite ,ornamental. We saw vigorous eyes. go ,
when well could
tiful grown. They to set the in the
we wish to see rose plants a row,
orange groves, century
clumps of this plant in several flower I doubtless be grown as house-plants in white and yellow alternating and
plants,Magnolias, etc? Not a bit of it? I we
gardens in Orange and Lake counties Therefore, let us keep some of these Florida. The following from Orchard did so. The result, this year, was

the past summer. grand old tropical plants around us. and Garden gives an idea of their very satisfactory. The bushes have
,This Maranta also f flowers: quite freely It is true that the "Castor Bean" saps character and the method of grown until they form a rounded,
the blossoms not large all the strength out of the ground, and proper compact hedge, about two feet high
\ ; are very nor cultivation .
: and the in width their branches
", draws all the nutriment 'from the ten- same ,
showy: ; they are pure white very delicats der plants in its neighborhood, but The attention and curiosity of vis- reaching to the ground, as is charac-

and fade very quickly if exposedto there are plenty of places where they' itors at the various flower shows, held teristic of this class, and all throughthe

the ,heat of the sun's,direct rays. are very desirable. Plant them around every autumn, is often attracted by season of summer roses they were

.", The foliage is very susceptible to the stables, out-houses, chicken-coops, the odd beauty and strangely variegated covered with flowers, which, if not .-.
front but the roots live in' pig-pens, and all these unsightly out foliage of 'tall, evergreen, very large or double, were very frag-
injury by ,
,' buildings. They can stand screening.: shrub-like plants, generally forming rant, and seemed better adapted to the
the ground for years, and come up and the Castor Bean is the very thing. part of the background. These are use we put them to than larger ones
wit'renewed vigor every spring. The "Spanish Bayonet" or "Yucca," Crotons, and being natives of the East would have been. We were greatly

i 4 is another thing about to be abolished, Indies, they are of tropical origin and pleased with our rose hedge..
For the FLOBIDA.DISPATCH. nature and thrive in our climate only
why is it? It is a beautiful and stick- ,
"OneThing, and Another. under the protection of the .
and the flowers greenhouse
ing plant, are exquisite. -
.For my first subject I will take the;; They look so solemn and majestic even then requiring a high, ,

Abutilon, a lovely flower, which, on either side of gateway. We: temperature and full sunlight to de- Genuine Bargains.
greatly resembles the Fuschia, and is, know.the young people are not fond of! velop their markings, which are yel-
substitute. Yucca, and we also know the reason, low, green, and sometimes red. Crotons -
a very good It requires why. But then, they have no business do best in comparatively small Being Sole Agents In the South for

little or no care, they will do well out-, hanging over the front gate so much, pots, and in soil containing plenty of CHIOKERINQ, MASON & HAMLIN, MA-
,doors'\ < if planted in a partially shaded! they only serve to wear out the lumber leaf mould, but should be given onlya THUSHEK, BENT & ARION

location; they are fine pot-plants and and break the hinges. scant supply of water, especially in PIANOS
"IMOGENE:' winter. ,
bloom almost All the
continually. Dreamland. Knoll,Nov.27.1887. .Beauty, however, is not the only
varieties do well here, though:; I have: point of merit in the Croton family, ORGANS

tried. only the "Thomsoni" and "Snow- How Peddlers Sell. and we can find in it a particularly ,
storm.i'' ." The "Snowstorm" is some- Doubtless many readers of the DISPATCH strong'combination of the useful and PACKARD ORCHESTRAL.

thing really beautiful, it is dwarf in,,, nave known of very similar the ornamental. One of the family,
Everyone given benefit of our price
one system
C. furnishes the Crotonoil
Tiglium us
habit, the leaves dark and incidents to the following, related to' and prices guaranteed lowest. Easy
very green a most powerful purgative. Aa terms of payment,and payment of freight assumed -
the flowers white. the Gardeners' Monthly by a sub. by us to Purchaser's nearest R. R.or
pure elegant blue dye, called Turnsol, is steamboat landing.
Next on the list come, Chrysanthemums scriber. made of the juice found between the

very desirable plants for "A man with a bag full of smal. calyx and the, seeds of C. tinctorum.To _. ..'}
bulbs his back made his C.. Eleuteria indebted for "
on appearl we are
autumn beds, and very hardy here. VIOLINS, ,
ance in their town one fine day. It, Cascarilla. bark, which is considered -
They require no care, spread rapidly, was a very rare and beautiful bulb, a valuable medicine. It has a CORDEONS

and. seem to do well in almost any soil. never before seen in the country. His pleasant spicy odor and a bitter, pun- and all kinds of small instruments offered at
Everyone" should have a bed of them., firm had the whole stock. The firm gent, aromatic taste. lowest logue. prices. Send for our Illustrated cata

In order to procure fine, large flowers,', did not intend to introduce it gener- Queen Victoria is a strong, upright -
rich' earth. should be placed around\ ally till next year. This year they grower; young foliage glossy green, Artist materials.
> were simply advertising it. It was to streaked with golden bands., These Picture Frames, "
them. be generally let out at 83 a root; but markings eventually change, the Fine Pictures, '."*
Some; people are at a Ioss what to plant, for the advertising purposes he, the green turning to, a dark chocolate and Fancy Goods,".;J r..'*' '
i in their vases, !'rockeries, and hanging-. agent of the firm was instructed to the gold to bright vermillion, makinga Album, Stationery".
:baskets. We have quite a variety of f find out the greatest lover of flowers beautiful contrast of colors. C. '
in each block, and, to only that one maculata is beautifully We can save you money roan ,hing IB
'For vines have the aurea a deep green, Music, Art or Fancy Goods..:,Write us for
things. ,we I
pretty person in the block should the, roots be: spotted with golden yellow;unlike prices. ,I
'"Wandering Jew" (Trandescantia jJ) sold at $1 each. The 'firm' supposed other sorts, it shows its fine markingseven. -=.
'"Alpine Moss," a species Lycopo--, that next year everybody the block, while yet quite small. Other '-

Hium,Kenilworth Ivy,and many other", seeing it in the neighbor's garden, varieties are B isinarckiit Volutum, ? LUDDEN:?: & BATESS. JVI.H.
'l tings.5 For the center,we have many, would rush'with the three dollars for Weitmanni,. etc. SAVANNAH, GA. .


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I '
- ence; it gives direction and impulse to person would complain if it were pos- close the,answer, to our Western, Rural i

jiole IT1ieIest$. active life, and in declining years the sible for him to be in Paradise but I correspondent. _
will be charitable and W. A. BRAN
more so conclude ER.
mind take of the
ceases to cognizance
that the author of the communication Longwood, Fla December 2,1887.
-. MBS., .E. A.-HILL.J present, and the child-life is lived referred to is a chronic dyspep For the FLORIDA-----DISPATCH.--.----

-, Home. again. If youth has been filled with tic. He states he came to Florida in From South Florida. :

disappointment and sorrow, age. may April. While April and May are Editor Home Interests: :
Perhaps no word in our own or months in which but little rain falls Alter valuable
.' be sour and crabbed; but if the daysof reading your .paler
other language, covering so wide a childhood have been pleasant and generally,y. t our land,was not parchedup lorsix months Inn a 3 it a necessity,

range of ideas, has such a depth of during either of these months this hence: I herewith renew my subscription :
profitable, the mind will dwell
upon for the same. J wantto
meaning as the word home. Countrythe
them as a green oasis in life's memo year.During.July it'was hotter here than say to all prospective emigrantsand
native land with its kindred
ries, and age will be peaceful and usual on account of less rainfall during new settlers, you need the
tongue and people; the State-the the month than have FLORIDA; DISPATCH to in
,happy. It is in this educational light we generally guide you
commomwealth, with its loved institutionS but at no ime was the thermometerover the ways of intelligent farming,, gar-
that home is most beautifll. More
; the neighborhood, with its familiar : 100, and'only for a few hours on dening, horticulture and comfortable

scenes and faces; the homestead than the schools, more than the each day for a. week., How was it in living at home in this peculiarly pro-

"' church, ,more than any subsequent New York, Ohio and West Virginia? vided land. That poem commencing
with its endeared associations
; circumstance in life, the influences of I am a Virginian by birth and have with'"The melancholy) days have come,

tlje, family, with its hallowed memories home determine the future of the only been living in grand old Floridatwo the saddest of the year," would doubtless -

;-home includes them all. years and happen to know some- l never have been given, to the
child. "The is the
The world's progress in literature, family educator of thing of the heat the past summer in world had the poet resided in our

science and art has been great, and in the race. Here men and women are Virginia, as my wife left here duringour sunny clime, but he might have immortalized -

made. What they are in the world, hottest days, and she reports the himself by writing in its
the I last wonderful but nothing
century ,; that. they. were. in. the family as. chil- heat much more oppressive in Virginia: stead, "The golden autumn days have
indicates more clearly the degreeof dren.\ The family is the place where, than hero, and she was near the Blue come, the brightest of the year. Yes,

modern civilization' than the growthand Ridge mountains (near Harper's we are having golden autumn days

development of those ideas which the first lessons of law are received, Ferry), the coolest portion of the both really .and poetically speaking.The .
and where the whole character in State. weather has been
find expression in the word home. So much for heat. simply delight.
view of law, has a direction given it. Sunburnt and drouth parched State. ful, with one cold snap to facilitate

Slowly but surely the principles of The human soul, originated under cer- I will venture the assertion that not hog killing and put a quietus to the

monogamy, indivldualliberty, and the ,tain conditions and only the past season, but generally, false reports in regard to yellow fever
rights of property, were adopted by point no State in the Union suffers less from being scattered all over South Florida.
aim from the surroundings and influences drouth than this.I Our
golden staple is
the more enlightened peoples. When, crop (oranges)

in addition to this, social l, domesticand of home, pursues the given know, but little about flowers, as going into market. Allow me to men

moral became course in an ever increasing ratio my taste does not run that way, but I tion one gentleman in our vicinity

virtue popularly through all time all notice them blooming yards and wild who literally "lives at home and
-aye, through
recognized and practiced, then the in the forest, commencing in Februaryand boards at the same place." Mr. Geo.

idea of home became possiole. The eternity.In running up to January.As W. Crawford owns a good tract of

race-life of those nations which have this money-getting age, men are for vegetables, our dissatisfied land bordering lake Conway, on which

wielded{ the most powerful and lasting. too prone to forget the weightier mat- friend should call on the gardeners flourishes three fine groves. The old-
ters around in this and est contains trees
of life, in their greedy graspingafter county twenty-two years
'i influence upon the world's* history has, gain. More especially is this hear what they have to say for this old, some of which have 1,500 orangeson

to a greater or less extent, been' in ac- season. Selling snap beans by hun- them, and this, as is well known, is

cordance with these principles; and true in new countries like out own, dreds of car loads at $3.50 to $5.50 only an average orange year. Surely

theyhave declined in power in proportion which are in a formative state of de per crate. The writer of this has had larger, more magnificent trees could

velopment. Appreciating the fact vegetables of some kind nearly the not be found in the State. He has a
as they have deviated from
that their possessions do not compare whole of the year, and he does not liveon new two-story painted packing house,
pristine purity. The home life of a hammock land, either, but only pine 24 x 26 with wings on each side. He
favorably with the older portions of
people forms their national character.The will make about .700 bushels of sweet
the country, in their haste to surround land.Our friend that and between 600 and 700
home school moulds the individual. says squashes, cu- potatoes gal-
character.1 of each successive genera. themselves with those." accumulationswhich cumbers and beans succumbed to the lons of syrup besides having an inter-

tion. When with only time and wealth can bring, heat and drouth long ago. This is est in cattle and hogs. Florida syrup,

increasing prosperity men have neither the ability. nor the fresh news to me, I *.ever heard of it like ,many other productions indigenous -

andwealth, thecomforts, refinements before. He must have struck a very to our soil, must be tasted to be
disposition to make their homes
I and purity of home are unfavorable locality indeed. I pity appreciated. It is"sweet as the nectar
'Hi" schools for the 'growth of characterand The letters In
a Jupiter
increased, people grows more enlightened him.If sips.
and powerful with age. the refinement of taste. The the Jacksonville paper said (as the Home Interest addressed to Mrs.

In the individual aI' well as the father who gives his children a char- he states), that we had more rain (this M. W. are full of tru hful informationand

acter of year) than usual the first part of the are read with pleasure and profit
sterling integrity, a
general l sense, home !is an index to progres- summer, I simply state that it was by,all. Wishing for your paper the

character. Not only circumstances sive, spirit, and hands inured to toil, mistaken from what old settlers have wide circulation it so richly merit, I

confers of value than
a legacy more
and habits, but the higher faculties in wealth the artificial told me. am, respectfully,
or acquirements
ere fry peculiarity, find expression here. pf scholastic education. ,Citizens If any person or persons had ian J. WESLEY WHITE.
a idea of coming to Florida before read Conway, Orange County,Fla., Nov.29,1887.
The of thus endowed worth the .. .
the -
appearance farmer's homestead' are more to ----- ----
the in the Western Rural
ing piece
than treasures of wealth. SUMPTER, SOUTH CAROLINA,
indicates to what'extent he is country :
and changed their mind from coming June .
Riches cannot atone for the of .
frugal.,) ,. industrious and cultivated;; the' tender sympathies and kind attentionsthat on that account, send a few honest, A.SHALLENBEEGER,
conscientious friends down here to ROCHESTER, PA:
well-thumbed books and accumulations
make home happy, and to secure South Florida and let them DEAR SIR-I have been using you
in the study of the scholar show these, it is necessary that the head of say Antidote for Malaria in my family for
whether or not Florida is such an undesirable
the the devote both time and several years. For more than a year I
peculiar bent of his mind the family
is stated in the
country as had chills, and was so low down that I
arrangement and general effect speakfor thought.The. letter referred to. had not strength to walk. Mr. Whoms-
pilgrim's step in vain ley begged me to try the Antidote; and it
his taste. Home measures the Seeks Eden's sacred (ground; I came from the healthiest, richest
But in Home's holy joys again. and prettiest portion of Virginia (viz. cured me at once. I am now a strong,
culture and refinement of its
inmates, An Eden may be found. healthy man. We use no other medicinein
and by free to Fauquier county), and am not afraid the family as we find it the quickest,
giving expression For the FIXJRIDA DISPATCH. of successful contradiction when I affirm safest,,and also the cheapestSAMUEL

every trait of character, is a means of Reply to Correspondent Western that this county far surpasses in CLARK

development.The .Rur l. hi althfulness) and climate even the
Stock Farm.
impressions of childhood are Editor Home Interest: highly favored portion of Virginia referred Waverly
Tallahassee, Leon Co. Fla.
never effaced from ,the butbecohie I have read with a feeling somewhat to. It, however, is not as pretty, ,
memory, PantaNo.9t>>, A. J.C. O.,a grand dam of
of contempt, the piece or letter copied but far better opportunities are presented Eurotas, who made 778 pounds of butter In
more vivid as age advances. from the Western Rural from some here for increasing one's worldlypossessions. eleven months heads the herd. Full blood,
high grade Jersey improved cattle. -
Childhood has more influence, upon dne who came to Florida l last''April.It w--,. .

life than any other* period of? ,exist- is very evident'to"my mind that, With;the above ofii handed,;"remarks.,. Home* SC1IKADEIS raised trotting"and.*'IS.work, PBOI"S horses, *
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1,010, THE FLORIDA'. DISPATCH. [DECEMBER 12, 1887.'1..1..,

EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT. operation of roads under such circumstances for the Garo Hills variety. Our planters Association being .designed for the

even at an absolute loss to should give this new sort a trial. promotion of pomology, rather:-than

A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. stockholders one of the business contingencies We presume Mr. Reasoner can supplya the protection of fruit growers.

which they undertake to limited amount of seed. .
Contents. From the Apiaries.
meet in from the people the .
VINKYABD-The Grape In Florida a Practical The Florida Orange Auction and Our correspondent, J. Y. Detwiler,
Treatise on Grape Growing and
trust of maintaining public thoroughfares -
Wine Making in this State, by Ed. Forwarding Company. of New Smyrna, sends us the follow-
Dnbois .. .. ... '
Grape Vines on Trees...................1027Oal.AENTAL ? .. The principal event of interest to ing Under date of December 1st:

Arundinacea HORTIOuLTtmB-Maranta One Thing and Another New Farm Products. ,the orange growing public during the "Owing to the fires which swept

Hedge; How..Peddlers..,.: Sell; CrotonsA; Rose-.1028 We publish elsewhere this week, a past week has been the Convention of over the South Peninsula last spring,

HOME respondent INTKBESTS Western-Home, aural:Reply to From Cor- full account of a new cereal called Teffor Growers and Dealers, in this city, tinder the usual crop of' palmetto berries

South Florida...... ...... .., ...;..... 1029 Thaf, for which we are indebted to the auspices of the above institution have been greatly missed by the beesat

EDrroBiAXs Florida Orange New Auction Farm Products and Forwarding ; The- the Botanical Department of Jamaica.On ,'which had been heralded throughout this season of the year,the secretion

Company; From the Apalries.....1030 of the Bulletin barely palatable enough to be called
PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT.. 1031 receipt containingthis the State with a great flourish of

QUOTATIONS' -The Orange Market.. 1031 report,we brought it to the atten- trumpets, and the opening of the honey, serves the purpose of assisting: J
THE FARM-Teff or Thaf; Our Tobacco tion of Mr. P. W. ,the colonies through the winter whichis
Industry- our correspondent, home market auction, under its aus, ,

THE GARDEN--Irish Potatoes Improving Reasoner, who has given special atten- pices. There were present at the all the best quality of honey could,.,
the Tomato;The Early Garden......1033
TRANSPORTATION-Rights of Common tion to such agricultural and horticul-- convention, on its best day, forty-four do. Very few of our experienced

Carriers; Immigration...1034 tural plant novelties from extra tropi- outside apiarists removed any of the surplus,
METEOROLOGICAL.?......1035 persons,four being dealer from '
cal countries as seem likely to succeedin oj the State, and a number of the remainder and under the present conditions it.:

Reading matter and advertisementshave this State. We were somewhat sur- growers. The representationby has been quite fortunate for them they

been crowding our columns for prised to learn that he received a por- counties was as follows: Duval, 10; allowed it to remain. Feeding has

some weeks. We shall add four more tion of the supply of seed from the Putnam, 14; Brevard, 4; Marion, 3; been resorted to by a few to bring the

pages next issue. Kew gardens, referred to in the J a- Polk; 5; Orange; 2; Hillsborough, 1; colonies through the present period of
<- maica These last unpropitious weather, during which
The Palatka Board of Trade ,has report. were planted Hernando, 1.

just issued an attractive forty-page May on moderately fertile! high land At the first sale eight hundred and the bees are compelled to remain in

pamphlet descriptive of Palatka and (hickory hammock). The seeds were twenty boxes were sold, bringing on the hives. With the above exceptionsthe

Putnam county, with an account of drilled in two feet apart, and receivedthe the average (gross) $2.33 for fancy and bees in the Mangrove district of',

its groves and orchard. The pamph. usual cultivation given farm crops bright, and $1.50 for russets. An average Volusia county are" doing as well as

let was compiled by Ed. Burnley, and planted in this way. The plants grew, of$1.95 onthe; whole lot(freightsand :,could be desired.. 4

as Mr.Beasoner puts it,"tremendous;" commissions be deducted). r
is intended for the information of The official estimate shows this sea
they somewhat resemble blue At the sale
grass, second about four hundred
be the
prospectors. son's crop of Irish potatoes to
.. but of ranker growth; the stalks are boxes were sold Russets from
shortest yield since 1881, when prices
Our farmers are building their not coarse, and the leaves rather nar '$1.30 to $1.70; fancy and bright from bushel.
averaged 90 cents to $1 per :
hopes on tobacco. Mr. Miller, cigar row. The seeds commenced ripeningin $1.70 to $3.10.
Pancoast and Griffiths this short
manufacturer and practical l tobacco- September and continued to ripen At the third sale three hundred and
is of l-
largely keeping quality
nist, in his article in the Farm Department into October, when the plants were seventy-five boxes were offered, and crop, and therefore poor will riot equal the

this week, speaks enthusias cut. The stubble sprouted and madea about fifty soldthe remainder being
winter supply of 1881. They predict
tically of the quality and abundant short growth. Mr. Reasoner does withdrawn. Buyers were conspicuousby
... unusually high prices this winter and
yield of the Florida product, but not think it likely to be much value their absence. .
Our gardeners should take
shows conclusively that the success of for grain, but deems it a very promising Thus far'but one outside buyer and
time by the forelock. Those not "up"in
tobacco growing Florida/ is entirely fodder plant. The seed was of the two brokers have attended the auction, potato growing should read the in-'

dependent on the.present o t duty. red variety, but whether of the spring the other bidders being Jacksonville structions we publish in another column

or summer kind he does not know. dealers and hucksters.The .
We begin this week the publicationof from an experienced grower in this
A portion of Mr. Reasoner's Thaf several hundred dealers that -
an important work to the State anda
harvest can be seen in his ,exhibit at were advertised to be here did not .-* '
valuable addition the .
to pomological Mr. Jones takes a half column. in a .
the bub-Tropical Exposition. Upona come; the four who did attend the
literature of America
namely, "Grape last week's T. U. to say that the
more thorough trial of the four va convention were in the State canvass
in Florida Em. Duboia.
Growing by
Weekly Times is a better
rieties 'mentioned-Thaf-Hogaiz and ing at the time, and attended,the con- newspaperthan .
Prof.:Dubois had an extended experience the FLORIDA DISPATCH. As the
Thaf-Tseddia both red and white-
vention through curiosity.
in grape growing and wine DISPATCH is an agricultural paper
making in Europe before settling in this plant may prove valuable for The home market, as outlined. by
all this
and not a newspaper at was a
grain as well as forage. There is Mr. Moremen and others
this country. He has been here several ap was a good harmless and no doubt satisfactoryway
parently no reason why we should< not thing, and met our hearty approvalBut '
years, has brought a large vine- of relieving himself of his daily
obtain cereal grains peculiarly i>ted it was not feasible without large
yard, into successful bearing, and is emission of self adulation. It don't
the best to our soil and climate. They,:are capital and the cooperation of leading
probably authority on viticulture
seem to have occurred to him to have
found in other extra-tropical countries Buyers and a majority of It
in Florida. His work will be growers. instituted his in the agricultural
published in book form after its appearance and would certainly prove an acquisition ;,4 is. somewhat remarkable that" should field.V comparison _, '-,
in our columns. to Florida. have been undertaken with neither .

Another interesting exhibit in the of these requisites, indicating a man- One of our great (?) dailies amuses.

We, agree with' our correspondent same collection is'the Garo Hills cot- agement with great zeal but little itself by'working a missing-tourist

who replies to)"Mr. Adams' "Open ton, so named from the section of In- knowledge.We why-don't-you-adv dodge on the

Letter to the Railroad Commision," dia whence it comes. With ordinary trust the failure of the Florida hotels and railroads, while the otheris

that common carriers have rights culture and fair land, Mr. Reasoner Orange Auction Company to becomea trying to kill off our orange and

'I' .which'the public are bound to respect. reports a prodigious yield, the bolls factor in marketing our crop will tobacco industries by creating a free

But, is it not going too far to place being very large and easily picked, 'riot lead to the abandonment of the trade racket. As mud is the most

it6ckbo der8' p'rofits.ahead of public falling off if left too longs According Orange Growers' Unions, which havebeen effective missile either can command, .
welfare?' When' immediate dividends Florida is not likely to suffer serious.
*tf to the report of the Government gardens brought, into existence throughthis
on stock means immediate businessdepreaioli of Norhwest Province IDJUty... ,
"*""*j i India, for movement., They can be of great II II '
and unremunerative stock the current year, a test of twenty va- benefit to the orange growing frater- Last week Prof. Curtis gave a first

means general prosperity,does fairness rieties of cotton, including Sea Island, nity. The field occupied:)by'the,State preserving page column. chestnut to the, Hoggson a fraud-orange we exploded --

leave any. room for.choice?, 'Is not the Louisiana, etc., resulted the best yield Union is not filled;the Fruit Growers'. some months since: '. --'

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PUBLISHER'S DEPARTMENT. facilities, having both river and railroad spurious merchants from there. But Fertilizers. r; I II I I

) z docks at his establishment.' in Florida. there is one firm in Philadelphia that is A man is never better satisfied than to t4
JAS. A. FARWELL. highly recommended by many, and thatis know he has his money's worth. This i
CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Publisher, Mr. Farwell is successor to the firm of Pancoast &: Griffiths, who are rated one always gets in buying Williams &

Farwell & Page,,dealers in furniture and byfthe "Commercial Agencies," to have Clark Co's fertilizers. *
THE FLORIDA DISPATCH bedding, at 34 East Bay street, one of the "good credit" and a "working capital"ofSlOOOO I'
is 21-page weekly,devoted to AGRICULTURE, most complete furniture establishmentsin to 20000. No shipper should Choice varieties.of all kinds of Fruit '
HORTICULTURE, INDUSTRY, IMMIGRATIONand Florida. consign his,oranges to any party until he Trees. For free catalogue address, ; !
HOME INTERESTS in FLORIDA. ,JAS. H. BURST. goes to the bank and gets the "CommercialStatus" CHAS. KELLER, ;J
of the concern. t Texas Hill Nursery :Monticello Fla.
4 Terms of Subscription Mr. Burst is Florida representative of 4 ,
Two Dollars per year,in advance,postpaid the well and favorably known Patapsco 'Send postal to Altamonte:Nurseries" -Ashes-- 1
mills of Baltimore. :Md. These
i to any part of the United States or Canada; mills flouring were established in 1774, and their Altaifionte, Orange Co., Fla., for cata- Genuine Canada unleached hard-wood J"
to foreign countries In Postal logue. See advertisement. -
comprised flour is equal to the best.A. .41 Ashes for sale by George E. Wilson, ';
Union,Two Dollars and Fifty cents. ( Agent Bradley's Fertilizers, Jackson- j
The date wbon the subscription,expires is B. CAMPBELL. Seed. ville, Fla. .
on the Address Label of 'each paper, the This music house is well and favorably Thirty full sized packages of fresh and *
change of which to subsequent date becomes known in every section of Florida. Mr. reliable vegetable seeds (your choice of Any person having roots of the hop
a receipt for remittance.: No other receipt Campbell issues a catalogue containingcomplete varieties) Free, by mail, for $1.00. vine to dispose of, can find a purchaserby .
is sent unless requested.The information for those contem- Send for prices-low. as is consistent addressing Koon Brothers manufacturers '
paper is stopped at expiration of the plating purchasing musical instruments, with grade of seeds offered. of :Mrs. Green's Pure Hop Yeast;;'", :
subscription,unless previously renewed. CLARKSON & ROBERTSON. W Special prices to market gardeners. Jacksonville, Fla. '

When a change of address is desired,both This firm is located in of the ...!; Address, i i ,.
*' "
Is It As Good As
the old and new addresses should be given. pleasantest offices in Jacksonville atNo.i ? C. C. HART. the Mapes?
Eustis C. B. Bates Eustis Fla.
Fla. September
Remittances 72 West Bay street. They have on their ...e... 21, 187 sends the
following report: :
books of the best and
some improved unimproved :Mammoth Bronze Turkeysare
g at the risk of the sender unless made by in Florida. Send for It is with pleasure that I can say to
registered letter,or by check,express order, their pamphlet.property the king of turkeys, attaining greater you that my use of the Mapes goods for .
size in less time than other known the
or postal order,payable to any past three years, in the growing of '
CHAS, w DACOSTA, G. B. GRIFEIN & SON. breed. Gobblers when matured will vegetables for market, has been highly J
Publisher Florida Dispatch... The above firm are also dealers in real weigh 35 to 45 pounds. Pecan Ducks are pleasing me, and in every way satisfactory -
Jacksonville, '.Ia. estate. They are located at No. 26 Pine the largest breed of ducks, good layers -
street in the Hubbard Block, and have a and very productive of feathers. Color I have used other makes of fertilizers, '
branch office at Windsor, Alachua a rich, creamy white. Send for illus- but none that I consider as good, or that x
TO ADVERTISERS.The trated descriptive price list. Address, compares with the Mayes brand. It acts

DISPATCH is THE LEADING AGBICUITUBAX /- county.CORNELL & ECKERSLEY. J.. D. STAPLES Portland, Michigan. very r quickly (which is often a very essential -
JOUBXAXi OF THIS STATE and has alarge November, 14, 1887. point with the trucker) and
circulation in Florida and throughoutthe The above firm are leading tailors of yet
United States and foreign countries Jacksonville. They carry an ample stock, 0 M n I"_ without injury to the most tender plant
wherever the Interest is turned Southward. employ first-class .help and make a Snowdrift Poultry Farm for Sal.,.I when used with ordinary care, and car
It IS ONE OF THE BEST ADVERTISING specialty of imported goods. A Southern one-story house of four ries the crop through the stages of growthto
DIUMS IN THE SOUTH-especially for Real Es- .
tate,Nurseries, Transportation. lines, Banks, >-0-' rooms, with closets and wide verandas. the harvest in a way that is exceed-
Hotels and those branches wherein it is desirable Attention is called to the new adver- Five acres cleared fenced, and set to 300 in gratifying to the planter.
to reach our winter visitors or,our tisement in this issue of Mr. C.W. Stone, fruit trees-orange, pear, peach, plum, The,Mapes is the Standard here, and
rapidly increasing V permanent A. HAMMOND population. proprietor of the "Woodside Stock fig, etc., one,to six years old. Region of when any other brand is being highly ,

Manager Advertising Department.New Farm," at Midway, Ky. Mr. Stone lakes, attractive and healthy; thickly recommended, the question is generally
makes shipments into,every part of the settled,only three-quarters of mile. from asked, "Is it as good as the Mapes'"
Advertisements.We United States. station on the'Florida Southern Railway.Ten (

... houses,and yards for poultry. Good THE ORANGE
present to the readers of the DISPATCH ---- :: MARKEES.Florida .
this week a change in the makeupof Florida Versus Italy in Shipping Orangea. reasons for'selling. Price,.$2,000. ,

the first cover page. Hereafter we There never would have been the loss ':i REV. N. R. HALER,,. Fruit Exchange Quota-

shall make no contracts for that gage of money, the discouragement and the Keuka".Fla.Actions ;; ..., .:,'.., :" tions.JACKSONVILLE .
occupying a larger space than one inch. wasteful struggle of these ( >
embarassing Speak Louder Than '"Words.." -', ; December 9, 1887. .
Care will also betaken in the
acceptanceof "makeshifts" if had never "divided
advertisements for this and This one can always note in an orange Latest market repoits by wire show
up" shipments to 4
page your numerous petty
non but strictly first-class, reliable business merchants if had taken grove where Williams & Clark Co's ,prices about as follows:
concerns taken.. produce ; you fertilizer has been used. Strictly: fancy ..............$3 25 to|3 50 per box
lesson from the Northern apple shippersor Choice brights............... 3 75 to 3 00 .'
We make the following brief mentionof Spanish grape shippers or Sicily ,( I Ordinary brights............ 2 25 to 2 50 "
new advertisements to be found on orange shippers who are not susceptible, Williams d&. Clark Co's Choice russets...... 2 2i to 2 50 "
the first cover' fertilizer warehouse at Jacksonville is Ordinary russets.... 1 75 to 2 00 "
page. as you have been, to the "wily drumming" Common russets."...., ._M 150 to 187% "
of traveling commission mer- now being filled with their excellent
chants. goods. These goods seem to be giving The very heavy shipments sent for-
Mr. Simmons was formerly member ward during the week have causeda
a Wrongly have too generally enter- .universal satisfaction throughout the past
of the firm of Emery,Simmons&Emery. tained and encouraged you most (by consign- State, and rapidly gaining favor with our slight drop in prices. We do not ex-
Since the dissolution of this firm further decline for the
be has
ing to) those commission men who spend Florida growers. pect any coming,
been conducting a most successful 'boot their time week, as the demand for fruit to supply
and shoe business, occupying two differ- Did it among never occur you. to that the Notice. the holiday trade is very active. '
ent stores one at No. 84 East Bay street, largest and best fruit houses you in the North Four weeks after date I will sell at Respectfully,
in Hart's block, and the other at 25 Pine do not descend to such eternal "drum auction at the wharf of Bay and Wash- A. M. IVES, tten1l Man'gr.

( street, opposite? the Western Union Tele- ming," that the "curbstone"} : merchants, ington streets, Jacksonville, ':Fla., + ( .
graph office. who have more time and less trade are one hoisting engine for storage and other" New York Markets.

& the ones therefore that charges, for whom it,may concern. ,
WILLIAMS, CLARK CO. you are scatteringyour
NEW YORK December 9, 1887.
goods to? You rarely see a fir- l- .
This well known fertilizer firm is '
rep '. Special to THE DISPATCH:
; resented in Florida by Mr.H.L. class Northern fruit merchant in Florida
Moxley '
Fifty Acres The continued liberal receipts of oranges -
soliciting shipments. Take the cards of
at No. 6q West Bay street,Jacksonville.
Their goods are used in of the those who "drum" you; take the names Fine Hammock Land on the South side has tended to somewhat depress
every part
- State, and give entire satisfaction to orange of those you ship to and go to your'bank ot Lake Apopka,, in Orange county to the ,market on ordinary grades, but' .

and ask for their "Commercial Rating"and rent for vegetables. The best protected: strictly fancy fruit is in demand at $3 to
growers. the most of you will then learn that against cold of anything in this part of $3.50; brights $2.50 to $2.75; russets
COWAN & GEORGE. you have been entertaining and feeding the State and in the midst of the vege- $2 to $2.25. Fancy cukes $3 to,

This firm is composed of Messrs. Ar- Beggars.: The Northern rs table growing section. Apply, to $4; beans $2; egg plants $1 to $2.
thur C.Cowan and Will A..George. Theyare and the Mediteranean fruit sippers ship B. :M. SKIS. G. S. PALMEB.

wholesale and retail dealers in books, their "solid fats" to one solid merchant in Ocoee, Orange County, Fla. .
stationery toys and fancy,goods; also, one of the principal Northern cities, and -t .H- :. Philadelphia Markets.
State agents for the Queen City Printing that is the reason 'their goods are not Bldwell's Early Peach. (Special to the FLORIDA DISPATCH).
Ink Company, and general newspaper "slaughtered they have visited the best Finding our stock of June budded trees PHILADELPAIA, December 8, 1887.: '
supplies. Althon h this firm has been merchants and not depended on being larger than anticipated, we offer from Florida oranges are in greater demand, .
established but little over a year, they "drummed" by "Tom, Dick and Harry;" this date as follows: June budded trees, approaching Christina-, for which occasion
have in that time achieved both popularity they knowfrom the "Commercial Status"of 24 to 36 inches 25c. each; $2.25 per 10; fruit should be here by the middle'
and success. their house that they are safe for full $20 per 100. The trees are exceedinglywell of the month. Tangierines and Mandarins -
current market values and} fair prices in rooted. P. J. BERCKJIANS. ',wanted. New vegetables in good
GIFFORD & PEARCE the long?run, and twill not"switch oft" November 1, 1887, Fruitland Nurseries, demand and sell satisfactorily. Florida
Are' successors to the firm of W. T. to some "higli Ga. *
quoter, Augusta,
.. oranges choice, $3 to $3.25; fair, $2.25to
Forbes & Co., and are conducting the Don't scatter valuable .
your fruit. Concentrate -H I- $2.75 russets $2 to $2.50 Tangierines
; : -
business of The Florida Real Estate Ex it in Catarrh Cured
the principal markets, the
$8 to 10; $5 to $7.
change. They are agents for the Disston, same as the successful foreign fruit shippers A clergyman after years of suffering Persimmons, bushel crate, $5 to $7.
Okeechobee and railroad lands. do; ship to Jacksonville when any from that loathsome disease, Catarrh, Florida lemons, bright, $2.50 to $3.;
F. M. ROBINSON. of the concerns there show a safe and and vainly trying every known remedy, Egg plant per barrel, $4 to $6. Cucumbers
satisfastory outlet; ship to New York, at last found a prescription: } which completely per crate. $4 to 5. Beans, $2 to., '
Mr. Robinson is a dealer in machinery the largest market in the United States, cured and saved him from death. $3. PANCOAST & GIUFFITHS. :.,- ,
and mill supplies. He has spent upwards I j where thousands of boxes of:Mediterranean Any sufferer from this dreadful disease ----r-- -...-
of thirty ;years in this business and been oranges and, lemons are consigned sending a self addressed, stamped envelope Jefferson has
for six years located at Jacksonville.He daily to single houses; or ship to Phil to Trof. J. A. Lawrence 212, East county appropriated
carries an immense stock at all times, delphia, if sure of your house there. 9th St., New York, will 'receive the $500 for. an exhibit at the SubTropical -
and particularly advantageous shipping: Florida is..beset with an overdose of recipe free of charge ,', '. !* ,.,', *- .'


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perceptible to,the naked eye, by' the ticularly well 'adapted for the culti-- protection with still another great ad-
:,. .,, J.'Ll e Fann. want of plumpness :characteristic of vation of the finer grades of tobacco, vantage.
,_J-.,-J.------.: ----.---- --w---- the Thaf Tseddia .relatively 'to the but we enjoy other advantages of The steadily increasing; demand for
TEPF OB THAF. .. other ,equal if not greater importance. I I tobacco that would equal foreign to-
These seeds almost equal barley in I have seen, whole crops of tobacco destroyed -i bacco in quality and beauty caused
April. Bulletin, Botanical .Department their growth: and the rapidity 'withwhich in one single day by frost and' every farmer, leaf dealer and cigar
of Jamaica. i the hail in the Northern States manufacturer to .centre his mind
} they come up. Sown at storms, ,- on
TEFF\ "OR THAf. (Eragrostis abV88in- end of 'March or in April j and ,May, two of the most formidable enemies to the one object of how to improve our
tea, Link)\ is a cereal, a native of ,they arrive at,maturity at; the begin- the plant, which our farmers. need domestic plant;. and the result ob-
Abyssinia, growing at elevations be- ning of September. Sown in June or never fear to encounter. tained by the concentration of these
tween 4,000 and 7,000 feet. The grainis ;July the crop may be 'reaped in ''Oc Considering: the short time that our thousands,yea millions, of experiencedminds
of a white or brown color. It is tober. farmers have been engaged in the cultivation upon this one single ?object is
very small but yet prolific, returning They are cultivated in the warm of tobacco, they have demon- greater than any man connected, with
from twenty to forty times the seed. districts of the 'Konalla" or lowlands strated very positively that our soil tobacco twenty years ago ever
It is made into :flour by crushing it ina l at an altitude of from 1,300 will produce a superior article to any for. I do not claim that the plant is
stone mill, and the husk is separatedby (4,264 ft.) to 1,800 ((5,804);.) metres, other State and that our farmers can yet equal to the Cuba in quality, or to
sifting. The best kinds of Teff and especially,in the temperate regionsof improve the plant by experience.Now the Sumatra in beauty; but I do claim
give a very white flour, exceedingly the "Onavne a Dega," at an altitude ; in the face of this most promis that if :we improve it as much in the
light and easily digested. To make of from about 1,800 so 2,400 m. ''ing outlook, I am perfectly amazed to' next twenty years as we have in the
the finest kind of bread, the sifting op (5,004 ft. to 7,872 ft.) see some of the l leading newspapers of past twenty, we can produce tobacco
eration is repeated several) times. The Thaf comesup very vigorously the State, such as the News-Herald, equal to any in the world.In .
Until the end of last year this grainwas in heavy lands, but its large'.and high :whose columns ought to be devoted to late years Sumatra leaf has been
() quite unknown. outside the boundaries tuft is richer'in herbage than in grain. the 'advancement of our industries: imported into this market, and as it
of Abyssinia, but the Director of The exuberance: of its vegetation in advocating a doctrine that,if successful has not a rival for beauty in the worldit
Kew Gardens, being of the opinion these.,heayy lands, causes it.to, be laid ;would utterly destroy or prevent brings,an enormous price. It beingall
that it might be introduced with great and then its ear rots. It,prefers light i the birth ,of this most promising in wrappers the duty on it is seventyfive -
advantage into mountanous districtsof soils and adapts itself even to the most dustry. I have bought and sold tQ- cents per pound, and the average
the British Empire, obtained a, sandy; it then produce .slepde wiry, i bacco and made and manufactured selling price is $1.50 per pound. Now,
small supply from its native country., stems, and supports better the weightof cigars under the free trade system, judging from the leaf that I have .
A portion has just been received from the ear. | which the News-Herald advocates, seen in this State raised from Sumatra
Kew, with information which will The land requires to be preparedand and therefore, know from, personal experience seed; I feel confident that if our farmers -
prove useful to those who wish to make cleaned by three or four plow- the condition the trade was have a chance-that is, if protection -
the experiment of growing it. ings before sowing; but.it.iS' true that, in while that system was in force. I continues-that in the course of a
CtTLTIV ATION. the 'pip wings in Abyssinia are, light 'know that our market was flooded few .years they will be able to produce
and not ,very deep. It is sown thicklyon with. cheap German cigars,, and our that leaf. But if the theory of the
27th Sept., 1886. the surface of prepared ground. It cigarmakers, were,out of work. The Hews'.Herald should prevail,no farmer
Thaf{in the Tigrina language) or is afterwards,lightly.hoed, if necessary, average price of domestic.tobacco, was could afford to go to the expense of
Thief (in the Olmharigna language) when ,it has cot>ie up. from 4 to 10, cents per pound, and building tobacco sheds and exper-
belongs to the family of grasses and It is not necessary to wait until it Havana tobacco could be bought for imenting for two or three years for the
resembles the finest lawn grass. is quite dry like! barley, to cut it, for 40 cents per pound. Does the News- price that he would get for his product
There are two kinds. White Thaf whenj:.too' .pipe and dried, the grain Herald pretend to,say that our farmers under the free trade-\ ystem. ,
and red Thaf. Both are,.moreover, of sheds in the wind and at the least could be.induced: ;to raise tobaccoat But I believe the NewsHeralddoes
two djfferent qualities, according to shock. It is cut as soon as the greenear those prices ? And if they could, favor.a duty on oranges. Whynot
.* the time of sowing, and are in conse- turns to gray, in the early mown would it be profitable to do so, or on tobacco? The tobacco planteris
quence distinguished by the names of ing, and is 'placed in heaps with the would their condition be, any better more in need of protection becausehis
the seasons" : "Thaf-Hagaiz" and "Thaf- ear inwards, and covered to preserveit by raising tobacco at, those prices industry is new and undevelopedand
Tseddia. The first is called "hagaiz" from rain; it is then left to ripen than it is now by raising cotton ? his competition with foreign
from the name of the season which, and to undergo a certain amount: of Is it not self-evident that,if the the- tobaccos would be mere ruinous. In
according to Abyssinian reckoning, fermentation.Its bry of free trade, as advocated by the fact, why not protect all Florida in-
includes all our winter and the commencement flour, is only advantageouslyused ,N ws-Herald, were put in practicethat dustries? It is a new country whole
of our spring:' it is sown atthe in 'making "Tabita," "a,kind of the tobacco industry in the State industries are in their that
end of Megabit, in Myazya and l large fermented pancake. The. "Ta- of Florida would never be called into need nursing. The old settle communities -
Ghembot (March, April and May\ ), I bita" of Thaf is most easily digestible, existence? The tariff laws went into have their industries: firmlyestablished
The second is called Tseddia" from effect in, the 1862 in that and are therefore
and has none of the bitterness of some year ; year more
the name of the commencement of the other kinds of grain. the total number of pounds of tobacco able to compete with the markets of
rainy season, which follows that of (Signed) E. COULBEAUX, raised in the United States was 136- the world. To-day I notice an article in
Hagaiz and precedes that of Keremt; Missionaire Apostolique en Abyssinie. 751,746; in 1885 the crop increased to the editorial columns of the Newa Her- I
it is sown in:June and the commence i' Analysis{ by Professor H. Church, Jf. A,. 562,736,000; in 1862 the tobacco plantations aid complimenting the farmers of Mid-
ment of July.ThafHagaiz. F. (J.&, t covered an area .of 134,588 dle Florida on the price they are get-
: is of slow, and Th f- In 100 parts. acres; in 1885 the area increased,. to ting for their tobacco,and stating that
f Tseddia of rapid growth. These con- Water..............;......................... ..............15.2 752,520 acres. Enormous this increase they do not need protection. Do tHey
: bumlnolds......._..._............ .........._ 8.2. as ,
ditions produce great difference in Starch,etc...._................._..._................4. 68.1 is, it is not the only advantage not know that our farmers are getting
quality, Thaf-Hagaiz being consdera- Oil..................._ .................S.................. 2.8
Cellulose...... ..................................... 2.8, derived from protection on tobacco. that price because there is a duty of
bly superior; the white, especially, is Aah.-...__._........*.. ......................_...._. 2.9 As foreign tobacco increased in priceour thirty-five cents per pound on tobacconow t
used for the table by the Court and The ratio between the albuminoids; domestic tobacco increased in pro- which the News-Herald desires
Chiefs. Thaf-Tseddia is of very inferior or fleshfprmera, and the heat givers, portion, in copsequence of which thousands : should be taken off? I want every
quality! and the flabby cake, or or force prod.ueers.calc( lated as of farmers who had\ been engaged farmer and every citizen of Florida to
\ the "Tabita" which is produced from, starch);is here 1.9. This ratio is less in raising. products that did not know that that thirty-five cents per S
its flour, is as disagreeable to chew as satisfactory than that of the majority. were induced to plant tobacco. News pound duty on foreign tobacco is calling
if it were mixed with sand. of the,millets, but is near that of Pani- il, never before thought of- in that into life one of the greatest: indus'
It is therefore the early sowing and cum miliare. connection, was found to be suitable tries Florida has ever: had, and 'without
vigorous growth of Thaf-Hagaiz, due For ,FLoRID .S for the cultivation of tobacco. Wis- that protection the tobacco' industry
to being two months longer in the OUR TOBAOQp INDUSTRY. consin never raised''' one leaf of tobacco in this State cannot live, and; it ''IS
ground, that render it of superior. qual- until the priceof it became remunerative a crime to have it assassinated by critics .
ity.. It Is Dependent Upon Protective. :, and she has 'beconie, by'reason of of our own State.
1 I ought, however, to add that."Ha. Tariff. its cultivation, one of the most prosperous F. O.1tfILL R.
gaiz" and "Tseddia" cannot be sown I will say that I firmly believe that i States in the Union. Our own Macclenny: ,.Fla..November 29,1887. .
i indifferently for one another. The in spite of all opposition tobacco culture -' State would never have been thought,
experiments which the natives tell me will become in Florida what it : of in 'that line only for: the great demand Pineapple' Plants for Sar:( .
have been made have not met with has become in every, other tobacco of the finer grades of domestic Egyptian Queen from 15c. to f 1. Scarlet or
much success. The seed of Thaf-Ha growing section where the soil was tobacco, and the high price paid for' Pants from lo. to 2c. for slips. Booted
gaiz 'must be used for the first sowing, adapted for its, cultivation, the most the same, brought .about by the duty 25c. each,can, packed be set .t and deilvereti season from on board 2cJ to
and that of Tseddia for the second. profitable product ever raised in thisor that is now imposed foreign tobacco. I steamer Large order on receipt prices of on price.application.T110S. :- -
The:Difference between them, both in any o her' State. Not only la. the In additon to all this vast increase of UICIIAUDS;

the case of the white or red, is quite ebiTin* many'.', sections. :* **ouState.par. -* wValth4> we.must. ; credit',our system,of" Eden River Pineapple',Fla. Plantation. ,, ".-,,'Eden.., ',;_*Indian.




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\ DtBER 12, 1887. 1 iA-*-'''" ; ,- THE, AOBIDA DISPATCH. -. . 1,035

"", .' .
"A i after danger of frost. The tops will can be planted early. The early six
''ii' !The aJfd: n, stand a light frost, but, after being weeks' bean is more hardy and will TIIH RURAL K11LYOIIKIIR

...- killed, to the ground, though again sprout and grow in a lower lempera*
For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH. coming,will never make a satisfactorycrop. ture than the wax 1 beans; or the Lima. portrays the most advanced ideas as to all .
topics connected with rural life in all of
Irish Potatoes. ,1\1. Seeds of tomato planted. where the "
the the best
country by practical writers in
,' Although the Irish potato is nativeto December. : 6.1887.Improving:. plants are to stand will be, nearly ,as the world. Original throughout-500 illustrations -
a warm country, it thrives best in -*-4 early as those raised under glass. yearly from nature-82 acres of experi-

t cool and moist land, which, however, the Tomato.J. Beets will not suffer even if theground ment grounds. It will please every memberof
must be well drained and of light texture S. Newman; director-of the Ala. should freeze,a little. Onions the family. Fine paper, 16 large pages
With this eelect bama experimental station contrite the is weekly,$2.00* a year." Specimens free.
a. qualification, planted as soon as ground. dry 84 Park Row,N.Y.
either the hammock or moderately utes the following to the Southern are safe for a crop; they endure a low

low pine lands for planting in this Cultivator l ; 0 temperature. Cabbage and. all of

State; land richly supplied with veg- In none of our vegetables has the that family are quite hardy. Seedsof .

etable matter either fully or partially improvement resulting from cultivation lettuce germinate at a low temper- '

decomposed, since in the latter case it and selection been more marked ature. Pepper and egg plants must FOURpowerful ',
t tends to give that friability of soil than in the tomato. Persons now have heat to do well; they fail to

which the tuber delights{ ,in. living remember its introduction upon sprout in a cold soil. Parsnip, salsify ,original engravings'In black on; fine
Break the land thoroughly and har the table. Known first as the ,lone and carrot are safe after'
row level. A dressing of lime, gyp apple and associated by botanists and turnip need to grow quick; fruit-growers are interested, in stockmen-to rural affairs; all,on,'indeed.application who

sum, or bone dust; harrowed in will with the poisonous members of its the soil should be warm ,aud dry to the RURAL NEw-YoRxERS4Park Row,N.

p prove most beneficial] to the crt'po order, ,it was long regarded with sus- Beans, cucumbers and potatoes, once Y. It is recognized as the leading national
Open rows six or eight inches deep picion. It belongs to the Solanaceaor seriously cut ,by frost, will not make a illustrated weekly for American homes and

' (less if land is heavy, and more if: night-shade family, which includes satisfactory growth. :Judicious use of farms.

otherwise), and three, or ,three and a also the Irish potato, egg-plant, pepper, even a small quantity of glass for
half feet apart. Drop the potatoes .in Jamestown mud tobacco and a number early plants will make a great differ .
these every ten or twelve inches and of other familiar plants. It is a ence in the earliness of the garden.To ANSWER

cover lightly with soil when the fer- native of the tropical regions of South guard against loss,by frost a ,suc- ,

tilizer, if commercial, is applied in the America, was introduced into Europein cession, of all crops especially liableto
drill. If well rotted,compost is used, 1596 as an ornament to :flower gar- injury should be planted Prodi- this question, please: Why not send for free
it may come in direct contact with the dens, but came into general use less cal Farmer.ROB'TH.. specimens of thr Great National t Standard of
Rural Journalism-THE RURAL NEW-
potato without injury. The ground than half a century ago. At first the ." YORKER? It is the leading farm weeklyof
i8>then levelled with harrow or plow fruit was small; resembling what is the world. It is the first journal to have
1 and harrow. now known as the plum or cherry to- JONES established experiment grounds which are
,A light running harrow may be' mato; now it is second only to the conducted by its editors and owners. The

used to advantage.again ehortly'before' Irish potato in the,universality of its best-writers 500 illustrations in the world.from Over nature 600 contributors yearly.-

the plants above the ground consumption., The improvement in!
appear The RURAL owns 82 acres of experiment
4 thus leaving the same fresh for the varieties within the last twenty years TIIH LBAllING GROGBR grounds. All new seedsand plants are care-

' coming crop.' After being ,well up,. has been most gratifying. I fully tested and! impartially reported. Progressive
cqltivatedrawinp the earth to the rows;; It seems now that perfection k has; farmers, fruit-growers, stockmen,

' and making a slight bed,which should been reached. f Few, persons_ .:realize: ; 69 West Bay Street, dairymen without this, florist journal.you Ask cannot those afford who know to do,

not be materially increased, in size af- the marked difference in'the quality if you do not. It admits no deceptive adver-
ter the tubers and flavor of these .
young are generally : varieties An experimental tisements.
formed. Do not work after the bios- test:of.some, twenty varies JACKSONVILLE. FLA.,. ,It is a Farm, Garden Religious, News,
P eom bud appears. Harvest as soon as ties by a' "testing committee' this; WILL SELL ATWholesale Home and Literary Paper-all in one.
the potato"ceases to grow, and soonerif summer, developed, the fact that the:; It will delight every member; of the family.It .
i costs to than other week-
the market is tempting.It difference in flavor in the varieties; more publish 16 any
Fine ,
Journal. paper pages, $2.00 a year.
is claimed that the different ends was almost as marked as in the apple Prices The best people of America will endorse the

of the potato,,'cut transversely; matureat or pear.I above claims.. Send for free specimens that
!different times, the plants grown! commenced writing for the -TO- you may know. Compare them with other
from the "nose" end the ad- of few facts rural journals and subscribe for the best. ,
having pose stating a practical (I' i f, Address the RURAL NEW-YORKER,
'Thus, by some, the potato, gathered from experience and will return -; FAMILIES,CONTRACTORS: MILL 44'ParkIiow,1*e\v York ;
E is hawed, separating the stem half to my subject. In order to have CONNOISSEURS, TRADERS, HOTELS
BOARDING '"kr ( '
from the "nose" end, these, in turn, the crop. of tomatoes continuous HOUSES,Etc. Farm

r being cut to proper sizes and planted through our long seasons. I find two G TdeD! SEEDS
with the view of getting more uniform4 plans successful: ____ '
of choice
4 ity as to ripening.' Indeed, when we 1., In early spring dig deep holes, EVERYTHING GUARANTEED.No Groweri Catalogues JTKEE to all.
observe that the eyes of the one,end apply green cotton seed or well-rotted .AGENTS CORN wanted.and to OATS.sell our SUED

are always the first to develop there lot manure and set the plants,a foot Drayage Charged. Our prices Garden on largequantities.Seeds are trare.Address Gel oar

' appears plausibility to the theory. below the general surface. As the ROOP & ZTLE, Seedsmen
The ordinary sized tuber can be cut plants grow, fill the holes till the surface II erm Cash.. WESTMINSTER MD.S25lidltt. .

d into.eight or ten pieces, which should is level. The first plants set last .BUY THE BEST
be dusted with gypsum and allowed to spring are now (Oct. 4) bearing as Send for Price List. ,

I '. dry a short time before planting. fine specimens as in June last. EVERY FARMER
When this is done there is less dangerof 2. Continue to plant through the{

f rotting in the ground. The "dogi -, summer, making the ]last planting, THE BEST A HIS. OWN

tors'1 disagree' on the point of plantingthe transplanting, early in August. I am Is the ff MILLER

whole or cut seed. now gathering fine specimens from _. '
'\ ', < Consequently we find some not'cutting August plants. When there is dangerof CHEAPEST -a--- SAW MI L '
at all and others using only the frost lift the vines with their freight -_
Send for Circular.
FOR THE MONEY, Descriptive
parings, both probably representingextremes. of green fruit and hang under shelter. RICHMOND MACHINE WORKS,

The tomatoes will continue to ripen RICHMOND. INDIANA_
Highly ammoniated manure should, for six weeks. I have had them, by

be avoided, as, they are conducive t o] this means, late in December. 2 ALBERT FRIES,

rankness of the top and roughness oi f t St. Nicholas, Fla.,

tuber.i The potato is more symmetrical The Early Garden. = WE HAVE SAD32yearsExperience Agent for Geo.W..Baker's
,'!firmer, ,ami less liable to decay with Much has been said about soaking. [ ', ROTTED BONE MANURE
the/manure used largely abounding in seeds, but if planted dry they will Vie the Halladar.Standard Geared Wind M1H.I-X-L ,
I X.L Iron Feed Mill and do jour(belting -
alkalies. Ashes, or the fertilizer analyzing -. sprout as well in the damp soil as in and grinding, at borne thu arias toll and teaming to and, Twenty-five dollars per ton free on board In
from the Grinlm. This work be done rainy, dare.
can windy
Jacksonville,or at factory price delivered In
a large percentage of3 potash,, water. Plant the first sweet corn rather when ont-doorworkk impended the Farm.' The.amefillwUlcu' J New Yorx.
corn stalks,law wood, churn and
roe grind-atone
can: be safely depended on for the besi t shallow; the sun will warm and cause I water,eta. Budded Orange and Umbrella Trees from
We manufacture the HaTladar Standard Geared and 25 to$1 each .
results. The quantity used is only de. quicker sprouting than if deep. Cue Pumping Wind MWaI.X.LCore ttbeller*.I-X-LIron I :
Feed AlUla. I.X.L Stalk Cutter, Hone Power."&co.
termined by the native richness of th( cumbers can he planted under nome e! Saw Tablet,Standard H.jlnTool',eoni tlncof ADti-Friction, 100 PER PKOFIT vassers forDr.Scot to
: Referable Swivel and Rod Hay Carrier,Harpoon and Grapple CENT. men ca '.
soil,or the length of the purse. Mak<(< slight protection and make a gain oi f r Hone,Hay Forka Palleye and Floor' Hooka. Also a fall line oi Genl1lneElectrJc Belt$i IIrii liesetc.
Tank ,
Tank Fixture and
Pump for Fans Ornamental VUU fl
the, ground rich for early and larg Reliable AreaU wanted la all maaMigned territory. I Quicksa.le8.*&Wjite at'once for terms Dr.
returns. Plant as early as possibl

(c .

1,031: :"" 1 -=IJ.1m FLORIDA DISPATCH.DEcici 12, 1887.ftansportation .',r, '
.- .
into a railroad as much entitled to a reap. Farmers must dig stumps, cut medicines did only good and left 'no
profit on his investment as is the man and burn trees, plow, ditch, fertilize poison in the blood to work: as much .,
". who invests ,in an orange grove? fence, plant and cultivate before they injury to the system as would the disease -'

THE BIGHTS OF COMMON OABRIER& Sympathy goes, naturally enough, to can get a crop, and, in like manner, itself.:
the people as against corporations, to railroad companies must, after getting In time of peace the colonel was inconstant
the small capitalist as against the their roads in running order, run cars demand for his knowledgeof:
A Reply to Mr. Adams Open large capitalist, and Mr. Adams' eloquent at a loss,giving l low fares and,freights, simple remedies and their power over
Letter. and impassioned appeal is calculated I until the country settles up, and then disease. But it was left to another of
Having read in your last issue the, to intensify the tendency of i they will get their crop. Children his name of the present age to give to
"Open letter to the Railroad Commis. the people to hold their railroads responsible -' with the toothache will sometimes be the public what was then used with
sion of the State of Florida" by your when they fail to get a reali- foolish) enough to try to drive the dent, such positive success. : v
able correspondent, Dudley W. Adams zation of their too sanguine expecta ist away, but who ever heard of other- Warner for over a hundred years
and the equally noteworthy tions. Stockholders in railroads are wise sensible men trying, as the Flor- has shared with Ethan Allen the admiration
"points" made by Hon. P. P. Bishop, only human, and while Mr. Adams ida railroad companies are to "bite of the American people. :* ;
on the subject of transportation,I may affirms, with reason, that a country is their own noses off." "To kill the goose Colonel Seth Warner belongs to a
be permitted, as a brother farmer and more certainly made profitable and that daily lays a golden egg" is saidto family of wide distinction; no less
fruit grower, situated at an interior prosperous by low rates of transportation be folly patent to the most superficial than eight members thereof won famein
point, away from the advantages of the stockh'tlder.may 'prefer not observer. How about, the men the regular practice of medicines:
Water transportation, to deprecate the being a philanthorist, to realize a who won't let the goose lay any eggs? Looking to the adoption by the people .
extreme standpoint taken by these small present dividend to looking to the The ancient Irish, it is said, had a of this generation of the old time
gentlemen,, and to suggest that Mr. future for a reward that he may; not fashion of hitching their horses' tailsto simple remedies, his direct descendant -
Adams is prematurely "disheartened" live to enjoy. &, the plow, until the practice was H. H. Warner, the well known
because the Commission has not imme Justice is all that we have a rightto stopped by the enactment of a law and proprietor Warner's safe cure, for
diately and unequivocally arrayed. demand of the Railroad Commission the infliction of severe penalties. Some many years has been experimentingwith
itself on the side of the shipper. It and I fail to see any indication such heroic treatment may be neces- old time roots and herbs formula -
must be borne in mind that it is a that they are "off thestrack." sary to bring our railway magnates to and, his search having been finally
body of arbitration, selected carefullyof The Hon. P. P. Bishop, in his effortto their senses. Endurance;is not alwaysa rewarded with success, he gives the
the wisest and ablest men to con. show the light cost involved in the virtue, and farmers, though patient, world the result. These recipes and
eider the respective rights of the com- transportation of fruit, tells us, that sometimes get out of patience at last. formulae in other days accomplished,l
mon carriers on the one side and the "cars can be loaded to their full weight But Mr. Editor, as to the prices great things because they were purely
shippers on the other, and not for the capacity, and still have much vacant asked for lands, you are rather out, so vegetable and combined simply so'as
purpose of complying with the ape space," but'he fails to intimate in what far as this section goes; as land h is, to cure the disease indicated, without
cific demands of any one class. Mr. way,this lost space is gain to the trans sold here within a year at from $5 to injury to the system. In' harmony '
Adams admits that the interests of the portation, companies. $20 per acre. Still, we are above the with their old time character i we learn
railroads and of the people are insep When in his second "point" Mr. frost line, and perhaps, that makes a, that be proposes to call them War-
arable, but demands that the interests: Bishop says of oranges, "a large ma- difference. We manage (many of us), ner's Log Cabin Remedies, using as
of the people shall be first forwarded, jority of the' cars are loaded by the however, to have a few oranges and a trade-mark an old fashioned Amer-
assuming that a reflex prosperity will shippers, and ,simply hauled and cabbages to sell, and sometimes a few ican log cabin. We understand that
eventually come to the railroads, with turned over to connecting roads without other things. M. C. he intends to put forth a "Sar apa-
which they must be compelled to be : a dime's expense for hauling," Mandarin,November. .29. 1887. rilla" for the blood, the sarsaparillaitself
satisfied. He loses sight of the India. [this word should have been handling being but one of a number of
putable fact that the railroad ,stock. -ED. Dis.] he does away with the "- simple and effective elements; "Log .. ,,
holder's property is as sacred to him cost of track, bridges, buildings, loco How Seth Warner Won a Wife Cabin Hops and Buchu," a general
and as much entitled to protection by motives, cars and the army of employees 1 and Became Famous stomach tonic and invigorator; "Log
law as is the farmer's grove ,to its required to keep them in or-.. Colonel Seth Warner, of Vermont, Cabin Cough and Consumption Rem-
owner. It is verging dangerously der, and to direct the safe course of the famous hero of the Revolutionary edy," "Warner's Log Cabin Scalpine"for
to the tenets of Henry George to de. his: car en route' to its destination. TOir, was a leading fighter for the the hair; a preparation for that
mand that the railroad shall be madeto The-cOst of loading and unloading. Hampshire grants. universal disease catarrh called "Log
,enrich the country through which car is a small item in the expense of These titles were disputed by the Cabin Rose Cream;" "Warner's Log
it passes, and take the chances on its its transportation.Under State of New York, and its authorities Cabin! Plasters;" and "Warner's Log
own prosperity. Such a policy, if established his third "point" Mr.Bishop} obtained an edict of the King of Cabin Liver Pills" which are to be
would effectually put a bar assumes, that during the fruit season, England in their favor: The settlers used in connection with the other ,
on any future building of railroads, the great volume of traffic enables the were stung by the'supposed injustice. remedies, or independently, as re
would militate against the shipperin carriers to work their motive power to This state of things brought Colonel quired. "
the inefficient service given its full capacity, taking no note of the Seth Warner to the front. With Warner's safe remedies are already
him, and eventually cause the weaker long lines of empty cars, hastening Ethan Allen and others he actively standards of the most pronounced
roads to be merged, through) bank back to the grower, or held on side- opposed every effort of the New York scientific value in all parts of the
ruptcy, into the stronger, and thus tracks at his disposal. His perishablefruit State authorities to enforce possession, world, and we have no doubt the Los;
establish an evil the most to be feared takes precedence of other commodities and finally he with Allen and others, Cabin Remedies, for the diseases theyare
-monopoly. Well is it for all con- and goes to reach the distant were outlawed and a price put on their intended to cure, will be of equal
cerned if the Commission is not par- market at a speed far surpassingthat heads! merit, for Mr. Warner has the repu-
tisan, considering! that it was constituted of cheaper and, less perishable To circumvent New York, it was tation of connecting his name with no
by the representation of the freight, and that additional speed must necessary that ,some one should go preparation that is not meritorious.
whole people-the railroad owners, mean additional attention and additional into that State and gain required in- .. *
the army of railroad workers whose expense. Perhaps the grower formation. Colonel Warner, assum Consumption Surely Cured. '
interests are directly affected by the has not so studied the problem of ing for safety the name of"Dr. How To the Editor.Please %
prosperity of the roads, as well as by transportation from the carrier's sideas ard," undertook this perilous and ro positive remedy our for readers the above that named I have
the farmer, fruit grower, merchant and to appreciate: the difference in the mantic journey. disease., By its timely use' thousands of
mechanic. It is a grave responsibility expense of transportation of different While on his way home he stoppedat hopeless cases have been permanentlycured.
in the hands of an able body, and if it commodities to near or distant mar a country inn, where an old gentleman I shall be glad to send two bottles
has found, on careful investigation, kets, and at greater or less speeds. and daughter was stormbound.The of my remedy FREE 30 any of yonr .
readers who have
that a measure of justice may be due, But surely he is safe in leaving his interests father fell ill and the daughter will send me their Express consumption and Postoffice they
even to railroads, is it wise or fair to in the hands of an intelligent, called upon Colonel Warner, who, address. Respectfully,
charge the Commission with either honorable body: of men who have been with his wide knowledge of- simple: T. A. SLOCTJM M. C.,
real,,or,prospective infidelity? appointed tb help him in so far as theycan remedies, successfully treated the "old 181 Pearl street. New York.
j. Adams loses sight of the fact in justice to all concerned in the man," and he finally 'won this devoted .
. itiEat' in carrying the costly luxury of points at issue. R. woman for a wife. >c cZ co
'the "iron horse" through "untilled 4 Such incidents were not uncommonin
fields," to "a scattered and impover- For the FLoRIDA DISPATCH. those years. When the doctor was rno a l!!! p
ished people," the railroad is assuming Immigration.You not easily reached, months of sickness,
the difficult and hazardous work of ap1ioneer hit the nail on the head when and even life were often saved by Q
; and is entitled to the support you say we don't need advertising.We some unprofessional friend versed in
and consideration of his brother pier need ..ratier sensible transporta the use of simple herbs and roots. The Grows all kinds of Fruit Trees and Vines,
Large stock LeConte and other Pears,Persimmons
neer;)whose prosperity he makes. Is ,taonycompanleerho: **aie aware of the health of early settlers and their pow- ,Peen-to,and other peaches and plums.-
not the capitalist who putalhis 'money fact..that one must BOW before' he can ers of endurance convince us that such Bend for Catalogue.W.THOMPSON 8m.1U1v11le.Gal, '





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3' ..191U1J9.i1 'g'g'g..d .:'g., ,PEEN-TO,BONEY,PALLAS, FLORIDA ,
JO 0003SJ8SS5S5S"; a-O Distributing Agents for
roofr4. : a CRAWFORD BIDWELL'S and other
CO a1'8'J8 e1u9AV ooorr..6..o:. :
09 irap.: Tree ZI31por-tl.n.g: : : ,Cc.
< '" aapio PEACHES; KELSEY and other PLUMS; .

a AFFA, MED., SWEET" ASH'NG; NAVEL Oonshui and Canton Hybrid Oranges and Lemons, Oranges,Bananas. Also State Agency
UPIUIDH .. Joe for Woodason's Atomizers and Powder Eellows,Death to Scales,Plant Lice,Roaches,mo.rquU08,
s... I'ITWft a'ceK *. *' ,", *.5:) TARDIFF, MAJORICA, DUROIHIGLEY'S Flies;Fleas,etc.' ,
0 ,_ .- .:. 0 J.OUCKS & SKINNER,
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...c =f1 ;as LATE,MAG. BONUM, HOMO-
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Fp a.. "aoJ ; ,"., f a!

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'1'; 0... pug siripdjpunq wqouj UJ.j q y.$3 -:w TREES OLIVES,eta, MELON SHRUBS, UMBRELLA TTC3P: C> T/1" ..A. *9 '
: Est S.UVa o m .
".-g., ,, ceg" << A. M. MANVILLE & CO, 35,000 Peen-to Peach Trees to 6 feet. Ask for prices. R
a : 10 OOCJ Honey Peach 6 feet. Send for catalogue. t :'
44 llt2. u. : 0'M **- 5,000 Early and Late Peaches all the leading kinds. Rock bottom prices.
,. "s.nva'D ,gE-4 Lakeland and Drayton Island, Fla. LeConte Pear Trees 3 to)
I ""aO<:Q<:QaoCO'D -: 25,000 6 feet,fine. Must be sold.
; UWN ic JIIJ'l2 10,000 Kieffer Hybrids on LeConte siocks. They have no equal.
.... te ..... ONE MILLIONFruit 6,000 Smith Hybrids on LeConte stocks. Best pear oefore the public.
5o' 2 G) 'UID. UJN I aawmS! : ....1 Trees 400 Bartletts,on LeConte stocks,4 to feet,one to two years. They are a plum success on
i: A 1 : Grape LeCone stocks In the South, v
0o e Ohm vlne81 Strawber- 500 of the Japan varieties. They'will keep all the winter. They are on LeConte. stocks.
o mUIJrBN I r :g;:: aut8, Etc. Please ask lor prices. '
oOS -. Belling low at 8,000 Japan Persimmons, five varieties,come to stay,3 to 5 feet. Send for prices.
Willow Lake Nursery. 500 Japan Plums on plums imported direct from Japan. .
; ..1 m '1 ....hCtl i 1 Descriptive catalogue 500 on peach, home grafted,Kelsey and other kinds. The best.
'3o':d ;, :.s Joe and price list mailed free :500: Japan Chestnuts,3 to 4 feet, grafted; bore this stason,and have come to this country
0/ s.tf8a oveN .1 i gi i 3 on application. Address to stay. Bend for catalogue.MUmbrellarChluaTrees..
s Sam' H. Humph.Marshallvllle 2 to 5'feet. Ask for the price.
0"'. . Gao G) Ga..
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:s. ." .. b'b : r: S : FB.UJTS. : :
M:t. :' .' : p = f' 17 Polk Co. Nursery 1 Improvement Co.
: t .e f r Grape Vines, Asparagus and many other plants. Send for prices.

I All the leading foreign and domestic Orange catalogue.Green Roses.of the leading kinds,Teas and Hybrids,by dozen,hundred or thousand. Send for

and Lemon Trees. House Plants general assortment. Shrubbery, and Arbor"Vlt
VILLA SITES hardy tender. ,
FRUIT Price list
on application.V. twenty different kinds of Conifers Vines of all the leading kinds.
B, LASSITER, Manager Send for prices,and you will get them so low that you will be compelled to buy. Cut this
Homeland, Fla. out and keep it,as it will only appear in print three times. If there is any plant omitted
:, ,- LANDS send for it; we. keep them. Send for catalogue.
Respectfully. yours, .

.HUNTING. DOGS, 'Suited to the Soil and Climate of THE LAKELAND NURSERY COMPANY

: We offer the largest and most complete collection of

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: ) : Citrus and Deciduous Fruit Trees
"*%; San Luis .
and Andalusia Nurseries -
,,A.; J. ADAMS now offered in South Florida. Our stock is first class and prices to suit the trade.

.I Near TALLAHASSEE, FLA. Send for descriptive Catalogue and Price List.

MANATEE,FLA., Communicate with E. H. TISON, Manager, Lakeland Nurseries.
E. DUBOIS, Manager.Send June 15,1887., Lakeland,Polk Co.,FI*.
.Notary Public and Justice of the Peace.
for Catalogue and order early. Send,
also,for Price List of
Has: for sale one thousand acres of choice ,
laid on Manatee river,in sight of Manatee FLORIDA WINES.Pears OF THE:
Braindentown. Ellenton and: Palmetto, and
t Is manufacturers' agent tor Wire Fencing 0 r :i :zat a1. Imprt1ia: :: : Cc>.
Poultry Netting, Lime, Cement, Fertilizers Grown from Cuttings. ,
and Plantation Supplies,Cracked Corn and Offices 120 Sutter St., Rooms 77 to 82, San Francisco CaL]
Rice,Granulated Lime,Rock and Shell. Cattle LeConte,Kelfler and Sand. Bartlett.Law- ,
and Poultry Feed ground to order: in son, Sekel, Smith and Garber on LeConte Where all communications should be addressed.
steam,mill on premises. Root Strawberries adapted to Florida, Ala- Genuine UNSHUI SEEDLESS SATSUMA CANTON HYBRID, KIN-KAN and other
Has (also breeding kennels of acclimated bama and Georgia: Hoffman, Warren, 2 Laverack and Irish Setters, Irish Bull Ter- nan and Noonan Improved. Peaches: "een- CAMELLIAS PEONIES, MAPLES, BAMB003, etc. Send for illustrated catalogue.JSTJJRSE2RIES.
4 /riers. Slow-trail Bloodhounds and Colorado : to, Honey, Southern Beauty and others.
,Catch or Tiger Dogs (for wild hogs,bear and I Plums: Kelsey's Japan.Mariannaand
tramps). Pot grown strawberries on special order only.
OUR POULTRY YARDS Tallahassee Nursery,Tallahassee,Fla, ,
Send for Catalogue.
are well-stocked with freshly Imported male One of the oldest in the State, keep pace with the times. Our stock Is home-grown and

birds.which are mated with carefully selected of the best. Our prices are as low as the lowest. We have all the varieties suitable for the

allotted hens of to our separate own raising enclosures, each variety a forty-acre being Music Books for Young and Old trade,such as are advertised by other nurseries in the State. We warrant entire satisfaction

orange grove. Eggs carefully packed in basket : Send y ur'name for new catalogue and price list.
1 at following prices: No nicer book has appeared for a F. S. CONE Proprietor
White Leghorns (Knapp's) Pit' Games long time than ,
(Heathwoods), Plymouth Bocks (Hawkins), CRI.8OEN1.! CITY. FLA. J
Game Batams(Shouldings), Light Brahmas Songs and Games for the
(Williams),Rouen and Muscovy Ducks{LOOper Little Ones. FAIR VIEW NURSERIES.
thirteen. .
Claiborne and Cuban Games Silver Beardedmud By Gertrude Walker&Harriet 8. Jenks.
Crested Polish,.W.F.Black Spanish buff' Well tested and approved varieties of the ORANGE and LEMON and other Citrus Fruits.
Cochins,Golden Laced Seabrights and Impe: 136 of the sw eetest of sweet, songs for the Also PEACHES, PEAR'l.FIGS the KELSEY PLUM, PERSIMMONS, GUAVAS, LO-
rIM.White Pekin Duck,f 1.50 per thirteen. Kindergarten or Primary school. Large QUATS; POMEtiRAN4TES"BANANAS, :PECANS, and '
White Crested Black Polands Houdans handsome pages,fine print. Price$2.0O()() GRAPEVINES, ,Florida of well.known
grown, varieties, found to be suited to the lOll
Wyandottes(Prestons), Langshans (Crouds), Jingle Bells. ((30 Cents, ,S3 per dozen.) ana climate of Florida.
Boneys Bronze Brown Leghorns$2.00 per thirteen. LEWIS. One of the very prettiest and easiest Send for catalogue tor O. K. Til ACHE B, manager,
and Seminole
Turkeys, per
of Christmas operettas. Just out.
Booted /" : San Mateo.Fla.
White Cuban Carrier Pigeons,SU50per LaudantUS. Hymnal for Ladies Colleges -
.t pair. .((81.25 Cloth. 81 Hoards ) J.R.KENDRICK THE' PEERLESS FRUIT PICKER.
and P.L. BITTER, of Vassar'College
:l I CURE FITS Refined and superior collection; Cuts stem close and conducts fruit pickers bag. Operated from

OltbSwcet Story. ((8 eDt8..) New Christmas ground ladderat: any angle. Especially valuable for Tangerines.

i When I Say'cure I do not mean merely to stop them service for Sunda Schools, bright and (Retail price 2.00). The"Trade" supplied.
for time and then have them return again. I mean a Inspiring. as is BIliTJIDAY Oif/ OUR Pure Ground
radical enre. I have made -disease of FITS EPilr Bone, (with no vital properties extracted nor acidula
' EPSY or FALLING SICKNESS a life-long study. I LoKD. ((8 Cts.) also a Christmas i service ted.) $32.00per; ton.
warrant my remedy to cure the worst cues. Because Send for List of Christmas Carols.
." others have failed is no: reason for not: now receiving a High Grade Fish Guano and Bone Super Phosphate, $33.0Gper ton
r **?**. infallible Bend at once'for a treatise and a Free Bottle Leonard's Mass in E (75( 'Cta.) i* a Dried tankage for composts, etc., analysis gives Amonla, 7.40 per
t 1,1114$ U.ILUOT,183 remedy. Give Pearl Express St.and New Post York.Office. great success. Easy and good music. E cent.Phos.Acid isol)15.3.) $32 per ton.

Classical Pianist.. ''(Sl.New.and extra Sulphate Potash, 48 to bO per cent. $32.00 per ton.. }aria e Potash,8

.. good collection. 42 pieces. 35 flrst.rate.' com- per cent.J4&00 per ton. F. O.B.,cars at Jacksonville.Also ..
posers. ,
t To Geo.W.Baker's celebrated Rotted Bone Manures Ground Bone
FPPiYR' sell our Stamps Rubber Any Book Hailed For Retail Price. ; ,
Free Catalogue to Agents. etc.,at manufacturer's rates. All grades, from$14.00 to 137.00 per ton
.-t CHANDLER'& FISHER, OLIVER: B1TSOIV &: C9'B. 'stoll Terms cash and,ten days to fill orders. i'M-J"l; /
'"'', .t' '!. ,' 'r" C. H.DrrsoK&Co. 387 N.Y. t l'1
JI" Cleveland,Ohio Broadway, r ; ; t e ('+, n > R. C. DRINKERIiuntiugton,
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:, ROYAL: ; .PALM* .NURSERIES. Deer Island .Gardens: and Nurseries,."

'. ,, OAKLAND, IRANGB! CO., fLJL.Pot '-- '
r" Bare exotic' plant'of all descriptions I -for summer planting:. flare and new fruits. J Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit land Ornamental Trees, Plants and

Palms, Acacias,Agaves,.Aloes.Cactl and Flowering Plants. A general line of Citrus Trees '. Vines. No Loss in Transplanting. ..

r:: and*Nursery**,*** stock*.suitable-? .- for Florida*'-urf" : '_ ;<>_ *.. "-!," 'i. Catalogue and Price'List Free,on application to the Manager. Address .-
tit Price of catalogue of 93 cents A. E. CHAMPL.IN, ,
r ( pages,15 ,postpaid. Hailed free to aU customers., Oakland,Orange Co.,Fla.A .
' ..- ". :SEA8ONEB,,BROS., .
.... Manatee, Florida.

,GEORGETOWN :NUBSEBIES.! : Offer. to the public a full line of

" : 0 H .i1E Z N--lNJ; bRANGEiBEEfJ\: I \.._ GE ERA.L NURSERY STOCK, (

Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good health tucks I Consisting of ORANGE TREES of choice varietieSi from one year bud on four-year-old -
stock to trees, in t'' the times Including the celebrated
I bearing
rail Also Trees, JAPAN suitable PERSIMMONS to'Florlda.! Address, LuCONTE, *TEARS' ,, GRAPES, v ', and. a general line MADAME VINODS.ifVELVET REEL, three and four bud: fine two-year-old 8 AT8UMAS -
i on four-year-old stock three year buds KING ORANGE, etc.,etc. r
..A..A.eOJr. : :::: "" '.A.ee7. : Qreorgoto-wFla Also a choice assortment of PEARS on:LeConte stocks. LECONTE PEAR one,,two and
J!, ,, .. suited to Florida on LeConte stock. .
JI'....... Dday.18'83tf "'_ >'t .k. .' ,_: _o l PEACHES
,including FLORIDA'S OWN,aa Peen-to;a choice hIppingvar1ety.:
oblong In shape; early and very prolUlc. EARLY CREAM a choice early seedling ot '
Lake Georite TOTLU.Y'leser1eEAS : : Chinese strain. ''BIDWELu8 EARLY, THE WONDER PEE -TO, HONES eta KELSEY -
PLUM on Plum or Peach stocks. BOTAN OQAN, BOTANKJA,MARL&NNAetc.JAPAN "
O1Ys: )r, 1'$$ i.-\. PEBSIMMONS. ,GRAPES-the leading home varieties: SCUPPERNONG and
CALIFORNIA varieties. ADRIATIC and other Figs. PECAN and other Nut bearlngtrees.
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. ,f 'v ;
Almonds Apricots,Olives,etc. Also many useful\and ornamental grasses Plants,Vines,etc I. J. BBOKAW
Have also for sale, several valuable Improved, places.. at,great bargains; Catalogue free to ,
'- Marion Fla.
any address. Anthony, County,

?._____________________, Lake,George Fia. CLEAR WATER NURSERIES. .

RIVERSIDE NURSERIES.I Choice and Improved Varieties of Tropical and Semi-Tropical

Trees, Plants, :Bulbs and Flowers.

Citrus and :Deciduous Pees Rooted Grape Special attention given to setting and tending young groves,budding and pruning old '
: j ones,planting Lawns and Flower Gardens. All work guaranteed. .l flTWe are also agents
i for Coulter Harrow/and the old reliable brand of Geo. W. Baker's Flesh,Blood and
Vines and Cuttings. j Bone Fertilizer. All inquiries promptly answered. Send for Catalogue. Call on or address,
DUNCAN BUG'S Clear Water Harbor,Hillsboro'County, Fla.
We make a specialty of Grape Vines of all varieties,and Fig Trees. Liberal discount to ,,
mrserymen. All.,. .inquiries- promptly- .. answered., Address. ;" '
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c. S. BURGESS, Manager, Q.aln.es""V11.1e N'1.1rser1es
Riverside,California. ,: ,


NEW PEACHES A SPECIALTY. 5,000 Superiors, ripens In May, size above medium '.
,, Vt A full line Nursery Stock now ready for Fall and Winter Planting. quality best of all. 5JOOO Thomas,late,ripens In September; single specimens have weigheda
n ( pound. Bldwell's Early Wonder,and five other new varieties will be found in stock .
Best Varieties I' 10,000 Kelsey Japan Plums; 20 000 LeConte Pears 20,000 Japan Persimmons, 2 to 10 beet
Trees, a Specialty-Trees of all Sizes. high,and 100.000 Orange trees,of aU good varieties,will be'.old CHEAP FOR CASH.
Send,1 for'Catalogue.: Many miss it who buy elsewhere. \

; MAXWELL ANDERSON & CO., Lemons Lemons !F ::Genuine Navels.ORDER
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GUIQE TO FIG CULTURETells NOW, before our stock of Villa I Franca Lemons is out. We have Just sold 7,600
of this choicest of all Lemons for Fall delivery, but have some left. Our.bearing Lemonsare
how to grow and prepare the fig,and describes our new fig, loaded. We shall ship in July and August and publish results in the"Dispatch." ,.
'" We have also a beautiful lot of the GENUINE Washington NaTelsbudded from one of
cimmercial: : : the ORIGINAL TREES we received front Washington nine years since. Also most all
: t3Inyrl1a.: : : other varieties of Orange,Lemon and Lime. (2
b Only genuine"fig 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 nuts In the the Florida Orange Growers. We shall have for Fall and Winter delivery a few hundred
FLORIDA ntri011r AddressTUKALm CO.! of each of these varieties KEDNEY & CAREY, Winter Park,Fla.

_._ _Cutler, Dade Co., Fla.


Villa Franca Lemons. ,' i '. \ Washington Navels. 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 Trees. :
and Sweet
one and two year old buds- thrifty and free from insects. Our Villa Franca buds were ob- Seedling Orange
tained Navel buds from the Imported % 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
were bus,direct'from California,and taken from the first trees bud .
ded with that grown and well rooted. Budded Peach and Nectarine Trees,Roses,etc. Bend for
variety In the State. This grove is said to bear heavl steadily. We have
before orders elsewhere.
descriptive catalogue giving
also all the standard varieties Known to Florida, also Peen-to and honey peach trees, and your
LeConte and Keifer Pears. All of our trees are grown on high pine land, and we guarantee L. W. LIPSEY,& CO.. - Citra, Marlon Co., Fla. -
that every tree shall have good roots,which arter,all is most important. Send for Catalogue.
GILLETT BKO'S. South Lake Wier Marion Co., Florida. ORANGES, LESIONS,
Valrico Nurseries
Pomegranates Guavas,
Kelsey Botait and Qgan Japanese Plums on native Plum'Stock drapes, .,: e-AppPse, .
Kelsey June Buds on native Peach S ocq. Peen-to,and Honey Peaches. Pears Anona, tJecans
LeConte and Klefler Pears on their own:roots. Bartlett and other" ears on } Catalogue Free. Acacia .
Li ;, ei LeConte roots. A large stock of Apples, Pears, Plums, Cherries Quinces, Oriental ,- Cerium' .
Apricots and Nectarines. Address Plums andPersimmons W. G. TOUSEY, Caladium,

j w. F. :aEJJ: : ES.. LIMES, Etc., Seffner, JRlliiborough Co., Fla. PALMS Polnci'&a, Etc.,

iicc JlanBler' Huntsville Wholesale:Nurseries, Huntsvllle,..Alabama. '
s :

HOMELAND NURSERIES. Catalogues,with practical hints to new beginners i tree on application. Our list includes, \
the choicest varietfes of the Citrus family grown. Also, .,

KELSEY' AND OTHER ORIENTAL PLUMSA Peaches' Pears Plums] Grapes, and other Fruits.
Our stock is one of the'largest in the State. Thornless and Early Fruiting varieties a
SPECIALTY. ': < <* )" specialty,and,other Fruits adapted to the climate of Florida. ,..
: R. "W. PIERCE, .
JA.PA.N PERSIMMONS ON NATIVE KOOT8. _Indian Springs, Lake Co.,Fla.
Also a full line of Nursery Stock of the-most choice varieties adapted Florida.

It H. BURn, Proprietor, Bartow, Polk County, Fla.B.c BAY 'VIEW I NURSERIES.CHOICEST I '"

>oky- :I:Bran.oh 1 "1.1r W-_- erl.e: P1* s. VARIETIESOF ,"

':lifcConte,:Keif i for, Ba> f'91 iQisr 'oH BiiltGar1 -EIyibWd..Pears* a'Sp'eifc 0
clalty.- >t < J -T" J1.. V-*"* ..*1. L' *" i TvZt, N i .- Budded Orange and Lemon Trees,

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Summer contracts,Special Rates,will now be given. AddressB. Tropical and Semi Tropical Fruit Trees,Vines and Plants. Trees strong and wen rued .
especially adapted to south Florida. f fo
W. PARTRIDGE!, An inspection is Invited All inquiries by mail promptly answered. Catalogues sentOtr .
Monticello Fla. ,on application. K. D. HOYT, Bay View Hillsborough Co'.,;Fla. .
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FRESNO, C-AJL, f ) ; "
Sixty thousand choice Orange,Lemon and Lime Trees for sale. Ten thousand'fine Florida #
Offer this season a fine collection of FRUIT TREES and ORNAMENTAL PLANTS. grown Peach Trees,of the Honey and Peen-To varieties:,also two new varieties, Hybrids of
Specialties: WHITE ADRIATIC FIGS,SAN PEDRO finest table fig;'POMEGRANATES; Honey and Peen-To.named by us Chinese King and Chinese Queen. The.Chinese King
JAPAN FRUITS,OLIVES,PERSIMMONS and also a fine assortment..bf PALMS,ROSES, ripens May. The Queen ripens three weeks later than Honey._Our evening bearing orange ,
and OLEANDERS. Plants by mall a specialty i t will give you ripe fruit the year round. We have'the genuine Washington Navel sent to us. ',<',
Catalogue free to any address. .A sample ot the dried and curedrAdriatIc Fig will be direct from Washington., Big discount on large orders. .''/ -. J ; i ;
fbrwarded to.Jany.one sending. .10,cents, In stamps. ,to pay for postage; and packing.I ' .* -. *- .-p .. .. c. B. PELTON'- 'er,*\ {t
Address alljletten to F. KGE ISO, Pfnp etor,!' 'beanoCal. .1" t.. .-. *'iu. 7.-.o ""._,);rs'?f f u .rt<*"" ,/?!'!'., -' Lak ffi$81AII,'

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DECEMBER.>..., ,.._"... ,,12,1887J, >, '. THE_ :' FLORIDA:: __ DISPATCH: '.."-.- '"'-'"-IIT"U': 'F'}.. ;.','".' ,'- ,--..i x'1,037, ,

f SEASON 1888. SEASON 1888.MAPES "

TBEJ: : ,
EARLY,BIDWELL'S LATE and'No. 7 are round peaches average size, .. ,
ripening from May 10th to July 1st., Then'Bldwell's IMPROVED PEN-Td, No.,is flat, <::
+ but larger and thicker from stem to blossom: than Its parent. MAN URiES.

In Quality Not Excelled by any Peach Out. y

with not with;a pat tide,at any stage of ripening,of that bitter so objectionable in the Peen-to. -" Double Guarantee Rock used-Still Further Improvement P1u'In
Ripens These are all seedlings Early.of the Peen-to,a decendant'no doubt of that fruit,"found by Atchison adapting them to the most successful growth of Vegetables, Oranges and

'In the Hazardarakht'Ravine,in Afghanistan; a form with different shape from that of
the almond,being larger and flatter." "The whole shrub resembles what one might consider r
':IIr a wild form of the peach,nearly evergreen foliage." As I am aware there are many Fruits on Florida Soil.
""J spurious trees being offered, I would give a of caution to Mr. Bldwell yj
I has originated these trees; our trees he has grown from buds cut, fromhis bearing trees,
most, of them by his own hand. mThese
Address all.letters,for information or trees,to me,as on account of 111 health he has givenme >i.. .
all business connected with the sale of his trees. O
City Office and Packing Grounds, Main street, Orlando. JAMES MOTT ,
M P. O. Box 121, Orlando,Fla. Mapes' ManuresI

.4..L :I2ac1.: : :'VQ N"U.r eries. Z.

ORANGES, LEMONS: PEACHES.AU (as acknowledged by the best scientific and practical authorities' see the Mape )>
the leading orange and lemon trees, including the "Everbearing" orange. Oranges pamphlet for 1888)) afford the Florida Orange, Fruit and Vegetable growers. the
4 excry month in the year. Washington Navel'oranges a speciality. Peen-to Pallas only safe,rational and economical way manuring...
and Honey peach trees. Kelsey,and other Japan plums, ncludingthatwondertulnew plum, 1<
the"Blood Plum of Sat8uma,''and the'Early Sweet Plum"Nla raEmplre State and leading ; J
varieties of foreign'grapes. The new fig"Foundling," Pears, Perslmmois, Figs, Mulberries -
,Loquats,Guavas,Hut trees, eto. The new Japanese seedless orange "Unshiu." a com-
II plete line of ornamental trees, including Grevilleas, Eucalyptus, Acacia, etc. Illustrated 0:: Their Guaranteed High Standard Fully Maintained ";"
catalogue free. Address,, ii. ,L,. \"HE.t\.TLEY !'
Altamonte,Orange County, Fla All the official analyses published, the Agricultural experiment stations I
((1887 and past years) show that the high guaranteed standard of the Mapes Com-
1 Established 1850 200, Acres, in Fruit Nursery plete and Special Crop Manures (highest to-,the world) has been fully main- .
FRUITLAN'D NURSERIES o tained. Send 1 ostal for new pamphlet,which gives analyses,guaranteed ..
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA. P. J. BERCKMANS, Proprietor.The composition,prices and all aesired information, viz: How to get them,hoW; I;. .

stock of Fruit and Ornamental Trees specially adapted to Florida is doubtless the to use them,etc., address ,
most varied In the United States. Many valuable additions have lately been made to the
lists of Fruits suited to subtropical sections. In addition to the usual large variety of traits*', J. R. Tysen, & Co. (Our Forwarding Agents), Jacksonville.IFIa. t1) .
we offer 100.000 Peeu To, Honey and Pallas Peach Trees; also, Kelso
other Oriental Plums,Oriental ,Japan- Persimmons, Grape VinesStraw- Dr. G. W. Lancaster, DeLand, Fla. I G.D Clifford, Enstls Fla. _
berry Plants, eta Our stock of Roses, Evergreens, Palms, Acacias and flow Dr J.N, Bishop, Sanford, Fla. I|
ering shrubs Includes everything of value for Southern gardens. A special\ Catalogue (No.4)
li published for this branch of our establishment and will be mailed free to all applicants THE MAPES CO.,, 158 Front St., New York ,.
we do not am ploy agent Snde t to UK and avoid belntr imposed upon.

Citrus Fruits, Peaches in variety Pears Plums,Grapes,Figs,Persimmons,Nuts,Guavas, A large stock of home-grown trees, warranted true to name, well grown and
Loquats, Olives, PeppinsBananas, Pomegranates,etc. in excellent condition.

Kelseys, Bidwells, Peen-tos, Oranges, Lemons. PEACHES and PLUMS are specialties,in both of which I have all the leading varieties.
Jaffa.Med. Sweet,Tardlff",Higley's Late, MajoricaWashington Navel,DuRoI Mandarin, Many of these are budded direct from bearing trees in my own orchards. Some of the prominent .
Tangeirlne, Homosassa, Ma .Bonwn Premium, Villa Francha, Sicily, etc. varieties peaches are PEEN-TO, HONEY, BIDWELL'S EARLY, CLIMAX, PAL-
A. H. Jtt.ANVIfci.E. & 00. nearly LAS} FLORIDA four hundred CRAWFORD bushels. etc. My shipments of peaches the past season amounted to

Lakeland, Polk. County Fla., or Drayton Island Putnam County, Fla- The new ORIENTAL varieties of PLUMS are attracting a great deal of attention prom-
inent among these Is the KELSEY:: of which variety I had the past season the enormous
! Nurseries of the Milwaukee Florida Orange Company number of four hundred and seventy-six ((476)) fruit on a single three-year-old tree. Trees
only'two years old bore specimens one-half((5> ) ounces each. The OGAN,
BOTAN CIIABOT, MASHU and LONG FRUITED are also promising new varieties of
Dunedin, Hillsborough County, Florida.We this oriental type of Plums.In .

make a specialty of the DISTINCTIVE varieties of CITRUS FRUIT TREES, Including PEARS I have a large stock of LECONTE KEIFFER, also several other choice
Double tmperla ,Riverside (buds personally selected in California by a member of our company Also,Apples on LeConte roots. .
) and Washington Navels,Maltese Blood, Hart's Tardiff, Jaffa, Du Ro), Stark's Seed- varieties on LeConte roots.'
less,etc.,etc. In Lemons we have Villa Franca Sicily,Genoa,Belair Premium and Eureka. A full assortment of Japan Persimmons,Japan Medlars,Apricots, Figs, Quinces! Pecans
Also Tahiti Limes, Peaches, Plums,White Adriatic Figs etc.,*etc. Our stock is large, com- Walnuts, Almonds,Grapes, Pomegranates, Mulberries and a choice lot of PICHOLINEOLIVES.
plete, wellrooted, thrifty and clean. Special terms on large orders. Catalogue free on ap- Also,7,000 to 8 Grange snd Lemon trees, the latter of the Villa Francha variety.
plication. Address A. L. DUNCAN, Manager, Dunedin Fla. Write for prices on them.
I employ no agents but can supply the trade with round lots of certain varieties at proper,
prices. Catalogue free on application. '


Reaches Pears Figs Plums Kelsey Plum and 'Other Fruits. ORANGE TREES
I want a few Industrious, temperate,married -
I Of all the leading varieties budded on good men,with families of children of school
Send for circular. Circular contains short history of peach culture in Florida,and hints and healthy sour stock 8 and 4 years old, and age, *o settle near me, so that we can have a
from.five-eights to one and one-half Inch In small school.
as to culture. JAS. P. DePA S, Archer,Fla. diameter. Buds 1 and2 years old, and from To such,I will offer a few good settlementstwo
J and'a half to eight feet high. Good roots cheap on the Alma River, near Tampa
and straight stocks guaranteed. Bayone and one-half hours' sail from Tam-
'f For prices address pa. Good land for fruit and vegetables; good
.' -. GEORGE DARLING neighborhood and healthy. I am an old resident -
Drayton Island,\Fla.PENVILLA here,and can also give some valuable
,Honey and Bidwell's Early peach trees; Kelsey, Botan, Marianna,.: and'other information In regard to choice river fronts ,
plum trees. Grape Vines and Blackberry Plants., I, NURSERY etc.,including the most suitable and pleasantlocation
,. for a Sea Side Hotel and cottages on
A. Nursery at Your OTTJI Door. ,: Choice FLORIDA GROWN FRUIT TREES this side of the Bay (Money in it). Also a

A specialty made of sending all kinds of trees.. and plants by mail, and ,safe arrival, guaranteed of all kinds, including. the Bidwell's Early lumber.good site for a sawmill; quick demand for
., Price lists, free to all. Address Peach,and the finest stock of Kelsey 1 Plums .
TV* free Buy of owners,and saveheavy
C. STEELE, Manager, in the State. Also some choice one-year old commissions. Will give good refer

q __________>M-" ,__' Switzerland. ,St.;Johns j County I ,,Fla.VALUABLE .' Asparagus ('collossal) crowns.. If you want ences if desired. Direct toGBANVILLE PLATT

FOR FLORIDA, AND THE.. ,' SOUTHS'. : '' trees send.for prices and save money. Peru,Hillsborough Co., Fla.
1 JT.E. Cole, Prop,
(ESTABLISHED 1878.) Glen St.Mary, Baker Co., Fla.
We Import from Japan,where our RtocK\ Is carefully raised in our Nurseries'Persimmon, -
Mammoth Chestnut, Plum,Loquat, Litchi, Kin-Kan,'and other Japanese and Chinese Fruit WRITE FU c f '
Trees. Giant and Dwarf Bamboos Ornamental Tree Shrubs and Bulbs.
We have purchased the Geo. F. Sylvester Seed House,at 315 Washington street, where we "How to Grow' LeConte, Kelffer, .
will carry all native and foreign seed bulbs ;maKlng a specialty of Japanese Tree, Flower, Bartlett and Other Pears '
Vegetable and Field Seeds. Send for new illustrated Catalogue. : ,
H. If. BERGER & CO.,, in: the South." Free. Yt
315 and 317 Washington st,flan Francisco, Cal.,P. O.;box 1501. t
BOOKEJ ;. f 1 Thomasvllle Ga '' '
..i.Y : : ; rw 3.

AND PROPRIETOR,OF ,t,;,*rBUENA At Immense Bargains.: -

60,000 LeConte pear trees,one.two and three _
; VISTA ; y years old,finest nursery stock In America and f ri%

Several thousand acres of land for sale. Every Kind of Budded Orange and -,lemon Trees at lowest prices.
1 I all kinds of Seedlings,'Japan Persimmon Trees,eta?for sale.* Trees will be carefully packedand 2,000 Paper Hhc.aPecan trees,most excellent
shipped to any part of the State. Bearing Lime Trees at 1Q cents each. variety Kolb Gem Melon. Seed, Hay rand I I
Corn,by L.delivered. Finest Syrup made
CI/ERWONT, LAKE COUNTY', FLORIDA evaporated by the barrel.I .
own over 12(100( acres, of ri<*n red clay landIiithiscountyandwlshtosell5ggtodevelop ,
( () fairomze Mufti: ;.MiU.ufacturer?.
INTERLACHEN NURSERIES ,. the balance. Perfect safety and fair profit
I ,, ; guaranteed,with absolute security for a part.: = =
-v* ",'-* ner with capita)", and demonstrate to' his ,'-' ::E EI: T :E; :E I. S

I Eustis, Lake County Fla., entire.s tl8ractlon.that arf.immense fortune Manufactures Soap.Pure Ground Bone and .

Offer,for sale a stock of budded trees of leading varieties including the can reasonably expected. Write for circular Bounetheau Orange Tree };wu.",.. scraps
orango ,
containing prices of nursery stock and and Coarse Bone f"rP-mlliy H art sp and
nl.VERSXDE: NAVLL ,, : landand full par,scalars in regard to advan- Soap Chips making Soap Suds f r Trees
i Budded entirely from buds received this ason from Riverside, CaL Bidwell; Peen-tO,and tages of tli's! sect,ian. and my propositions and and Vegetables Office 28 Ocean St.,JacksOnreferences.
, Honey Peaches,Kelsey and other Japan Plums. All.home'grown., Best native and foreign I: ', > '; "Ille, Fla. P.O.Box 3i3. Correspondence so
grapes Including a large stock.ofBlackHamburg. White Adriatic !nd other figs. PersimmonV.etc. E. II. BAILEY, Monticello, Fla. Jlctted.F .
Price list free.on application. G. H. NORTON, Eustis, Fla.

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''' ..'_ ',.' ".x. ,! .XXUOJS8; THE"LOwEsT.: 1f", /." '.. HARDWARE !
.j.j .JIJ. .. ,, I' .
Stoves ..
;, x- '..l. 4jM .:.....Crockery, ilOB.JlDAr > I1 0 VJLN

Tie-ware O.: S. L'ENGLE China, GEO. L. MoOoNiHE Ii ;:

.. 'J" '/ Iron-Ware: ; Chandeliers, /|. &ThATioN.O.
Granite '
; :
,, Cm Stoves: '. .If"', .' f,',. ;', *, AND V ;. LampS, : (New Building at Old Stand.) :
", Burners .
an ver-ware.>' / Chimneys, 40 & 42 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla. SCHRDUIL: JSFF.EUT OUTUBKH 8, lNn'
: Gas Fixtures
Standard Time,33 minutes slower than Jacksonville *
I House""" Furnishings', COMPANY, Freezers, local. ,
iH5, ,. Hardware, Cutlery, Stores and Tinware,
Table CutleryPireDogs: ?. ;. ; Refrigerators, Housefurnishinc Goods Granite and From Leave To II

7 ..% Gate City Filters, Agate Ware, Saab, Doors, Blinds, Red Not WEST. Read down.

,. JACKSONVILLE FLA. Dinner Tea'and Oils Agricultural Implements, No 10 Nol No 9 ".
12 05 p 7 80 p..Ar Jacksonville Lv 7 45 a 3 00 p ,
Baskets and Wooden-ware I I' Toilet Sets. Iron and SteelRopeBelting, 1100 a 647p.......-Baldwin_........ 827 a 402p
Hose and Packing,Pumps, 10 22 a 6 25 p.Ms.cclenny...... 8 48 a 4.31 P t
: Particular Attention Paid to Mall Orders. Steam and Water Pipe 1016 a 6 20 p.-.Glen St.::Mary._ 8 53 a 481 P .
966 a 6 05 p.M..J3anderson.....? 9 09 a 4.55 p
and Fittings, Four 9 30 a 5 44 p...........Olnstee...._ 930 a 5 19 P f
: Steel Galranixed 865a818a 518 p..._....Lake City.._. 9 56 a 615p
1'f KISSIMMEE LAND AGENCY Fence Wire 4 51 p.......,..Welbonu.._..JO 24 a 656 P
? 8 06 a 4 40 p..........Hon8ton..__...10 85 a 713 P
Mantels, 747 a. 4 27 p........Live Oak.10 49 a 7 sa p
:, Orates, 6 68 a 4 00 p...._EllavUle-U;:;_-U16 a 8 08 p J
r : EtaAgent 618 a 3 31 p..........Madison-....,...Jl 48 a 848 P
Ji". CONTROLLING 5 41 a 3 04 p..Greenv1lle..1218 p 925 P

,".:d I 520a500a 2 47 p........._Aucllla............12 36 p 947p
f. : ForOranceLtghtnlDgPowderFarmeraTrleDd 2S3p__......Drifton_......_.12 5t p 1009 p
.. .'.
3,000,000 Acres 5 25 a 3 00 par..Monticello..ar.p 10 85 p
; and Boss Flows, Dangler Oil Stoves, 4 35 a 205plv..Monticello.J.v1225p 980p

r Perry & Co's Celebrated Stores and :.s 00 a 283p...._-.Drifton' .?...-..12 54 p 1009 p
of the Richest Lands in the State.' 4:32 a 213 p............Lloyd............. 132 p 10 S5.p
4 Ranges,Southern (St. Louis)White 415 a 145 p........_Cha1res.-.,._.. 145pl049p213pll50p
t-w f.: Lead,Ha ury's Pure Colors in Oil, 3 40 a 119 p....._Tallahassee2 -.-_
Masury's. Railroad Liquid 35 a 12 48 p..........Mid way.......... 241 P 12 40 a
Representing all the 150 a 12 21 p...........Quincy__._ 309p 150a
Paints, Fairbanks' 12 55 a 1154 a......Mt.-Pleasant_.,. 3 35 p 2 80 a
: Standard Scales. 12 01 a 1125 aJyv River Junction 4 05 p 3 SO a
.. :
Disston} Companies ;:

Kissimmea, Land. Company;' Chattanooga Stove Co's No.4. No.8. MAIN LINE. No.7. No. 3.

9.50 a 4 05 p-Ar Fernandlna Lv.1010 a 4.55 P

2 .......
47 p. .Callahan._.M..Jl 27 a -
AND LOOKOUT STOVES. 6 30 a 280 230p..Jacksonville.a 830p
5 30 a 1 43 p_...... Baldwin .........12 25 p 1000 p
South 'Florida R.R.yCo's Lands. PRICES SAME AS IN CHATTANOOGA 425a408a 110 p..Hlghland.61 p 1050 P
mA 101 p..._?..- wtey_........ 101 p 1110 P
49-Tin Roofing,Sheet Iron,Copper and Tli 843 a 12 45 p......._Starke ...-._.. 131 p 1140 P
Work to order., 305 a 12.05 p.-.Waldo.-. 155 p 1215 a
f Consisting of beautiful Lake Fronts, High and Low Hammocks;.flrstrclass. Pine Land; for 2 27 a 1144 &.....-.Campvllle ...... 215 p 12 60 a
r range Groves,and rich reclaimed lands for garden purposes. A.. INVDOBBrNS & BRO 2 07 a 1131 a..... Hawthorne-26 plIO a
I.. : 113a1157p 1104 a....._.... Citra............ 2 55 p 202a320a
,.,"f :::1. I 10 23 a..J311ver Spring...... 3 86 p -
I '\ 1010 a...._.....Ocala.-......... 3 52 p
: Oran.Ke: Gro-ves ':I 11 05 P 9 43 a.JBellevlew........ 4 22 p 40Sa
t 1 1013p950p 918 a........._.Oxford-.?.?... 4 45 p 4.51 a
: 0 S "\ roo. 908 a........Wlldwood_._... 5 00 p 511a
., m i e 855 p 8 40 a.........Leesbnrg t........ 5 28 p 5 57 a
And Improved Track Farms. F.:> ," 835p 8 30 a.........Eldorado......... 5 41 p 615a
I 800 p 815 a......_Tavares.MM.... 6 00 p 6 40 a ,
,' ," :' _. '.'/ }\--.. ,. 630p 6 55 a.....Lv Orlando Ar.... 7 26 p 815aCedar -

'..f' **. t ;i" .. No.4. No.6. No.5. No.3.
*, T [ 9,50 a 4 05 p.Ar Fernandina Lv JO 10 a 4.00 p
i : '4 -- 2 47 p?.......Callahan.........!!27 a -
Bend for-Price and Description List, Y 6 30 a 2 80 p..J acksonv1lle.ll 80 a 830 P
,:, I. i I 5 30 a 145 p..M.Baldwin.mM.M.12 30 p 1000 p
# ,. I 4 25 a 12 51 p........Highland........ 132 p 10 60 P
CANNON Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Gutters\ 4 08 a 12 3T p............:Lawtey......... 144 p 1110 P
.WILLIAM 3 43 a 1212 p....._MStarke.-p II 40 P
44 W. Forsyth St. Op.St.Johns Hotel. 3 05 a 1125 a_....Lv Waldo Ar... 2 60 p 1215
Refer to this paper.' '," KlssimioeOceola County.F1ASANFORD 815 p 1125 a._Ar Waldo Lv..... 2 50 p 780a
JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA 7 40 p 1100 a.....-...Falrbank&....... 310 p 8 06 a
700 p 10 80 a......_..Gainesville-..... 3 35 p 10 30 a
B.e-v. 'z..YD:1an.: : : Phe1ps 3nnsmlthing done In all its branches. 535p 955a........Arredondo...... 854p 1110 a1225p
FLORIDA. 4.SO P 915 a...........Archer.......... 4 30 p
IRON SAFE WORK 8 39 a...._.Bronson........ 5 06 p -
SELLS Special rata Stand Cutting hv mail. 615 a-Lv Cedar Keyt Ar_ 7 20 p -


FOR THE & BODLEY Coy No.4. No.8. No.7. No.3.
LANE :9.50 a 4 C5 p..Ar Fernandln Lv.1010 a 4.55 p
Oranges Trees and other Fruits and Plantation and Garden Crop, VIST A rnT.. 247 p..Callahanll27 a -

SPECIFICALLY PREPARED FOR EACH CROP. &3Q& 2 30 p..._JTacksonvllle ...,1180 a 830 p

!No Vermin-Feeding Compounds used in the Manufacture of these Good* 3.05a 6.30 a 12 143 05 p..Ba.ldwln.12 p............Waldo......... 155p352p 25 p 1000 1215 P a820a

'. 11.57 p .1010 a_._....._Ocala...___
';"The highest grade goods are tne best and cheapest and these goods meet the want. Man] 9 50 p 908 a..Lv Wildwood Ar.. 500 P 5 11 a
.',seedl**where. goods. IU'P 11I\well known. It can be truthfully said that these are .ta1ldATr. 4 00 P 8 40 a?._..Panasoffkee.__ 6 24 p 1010 alOSOa

...;..-...;.l-: _;._;.. _.P "' I 280 P ..._ umterv1lle.-. -- 1.
Lake Weir M.NOIAcrvssaorAHD 810 ......St.Catherine...
nurseries ui uu. a : 5 52 p -
C. W. STONEMID 8ooaWlthlaooochee.600p -
\, 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees, SAWMILLS ENGINES -- 7 37.Owensboro....... 6 24 p -
7 20 a...._Dade City..._ 6 40 p -
Our trees are very thrifty,three and four
lor all purposes. An experience of thirty yeas 6 00 a..Lv Plant City Ar. 8 00 p -
year old stock,"to l\i inch diameter,with .
old Nurseries WA'Y 1i'Y., Good Jacksonville Branch.
one year buds. easily acoeaaible wok at lawhprices. SeD4 for alre1r.r
to Florida Southern Railroad Bend for -- --- Llnnlted. Limited.
Catalogues. Address WB'MANUFACTUREWELL : 550p 355p 950a..Fernandina..710a flea 455p
E.B.FOSTER Manager Breeder of registeredBERKSHIRE 52S P--917 a....Hart's Road...?3t a- 525p
dec21-ly SOuthLakeWetr.Fla. s os p -8 46 a.......Duval.......7 56 a- 558p
I. ik DRILLS 4 80 p 2 45 p 8 00 a."Jacklonv1l1e..8aJ a 1213 p 0 40 p


ON FLORIDA PLUM STOCK. jJWater, God aM Gas, 1215 p m .........Ar Tallahassee Lv.._ 830 a m
Three, six and 'twelve months buds; 2,000 $J4aNeerJetttaa 1157 a m..........._....Bella1r............_.. 843 a m
two-year olds. Some fruited this year. hers U America. 10 68 a m _._-.....Wakulla..?,.,...._ 940 a m
Botan.:Marianna Purple Leaf and Simon's TURK'EYSl" with small out, 1080 a m -.__.Lv St.Marks Ar.10 05 a m
Plum on Florida Seedling Plum stock the BRONZE lay (experience vnnecemary), Can
best for all sections of Florida. Eureka, Peen- ... make large profits.Nor ka.Can ("a"means a.m.time. 'pH means p.
direct buyers to Tuesday
To. Honey,best October and other Peaches on paying territory. St. Marks' Branch trains run
W Prospecting for Water,Coal
Thursday. and Saturday only.
Florida stock. Japan Persimmon, ,-AD:4AYLESBURY-
or Gas done on applicaUAlso on.
Grapes,Oranges,eta Price list free. Inspec- MTi of WIND MILLS Leaving time is given in every case except
tion solIcltwL A. CALLAHAN where arriving time is named.
Prop. Eureka Nursery,Melrose,Clay Co.,,Fla. DUCKS.A pNU.FODDER P8WtII.AND FEED ENSILAC MILLS, Trains 1 and 2,5 and 6,7 and 8,9 and 10,and
train on Jacksonville ranch run dally.
Profit in Fruit Culture. CUTTERS,P8MK AM WfU.SW- Trains 3 and 4 daily except Sunday
Mention this Paper. Bend
per Trains 1 and 2 have
KELSEY and other valuable Plums. 25,000 p.4o. to oonr coat milling Pullman Palace Sleep.
LKCONTE, KEIFFER and other Pears and fine lot ofFALL Catalogue.CHICAGO Orleans.ing Cars between River Junction and New
LeConte stock. All the valuable
Apples on
Trains 3
and 4 have
through Pullman: Recllnlng -
Oriental and Southern Fruits. CAMPHOR TWWJrfl WELL WSMCS. Chair
and Sleeping Cars to and from
r II SC QSeap,IH.I Orlando.
f HOGS. Seeds of Forage Plants.t Highest HIIC* Single Breech Loaders $3.75$8jn: and' For maps, rates,etc., apply to Company's
quality lowest prices. Valuable Informationin Ull &'8ll Dcmble. 8.10.73, 8I3JO and uivishing Agents,or write to
Illustrated catalogue free. Tackle, Pocket Cutleryand Pass.MAODONELL,
Suitable for Southern purchasers, -.as they 8 General Sportirir Good, Bend fear 163-page in.CDAKLES 00 Ginn. *Ticket Acent.
CHEROKEE FARM AND NURSERIES, are lighter and express is cheaper. Cst8kiuiuVl B.PKOUTY& CO., D.Eo' MAXWELL Gen.Supt.
Waycross, Ga. ,,>,, All guaranteed as represented. I a & %i 5 Washlagton' Street, ChJcago.tllt '.5 0,.. JaoJbtonTllle

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DECEMBER 12,1S7.1 .'.JB:8: FLORIDA: : DISPATCH.- -_- -, 1,089 ':>

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EKTWSavannah .]]" ::... .

New York BOSTON !

and Philadelphia, .
and between Boston' AND .
I and Savannah ',; .
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.65 to 70 HODRS. PHILADELPHii u ; .

i I J Ocean Steamship Company.Central --

.\ ( or 80 Meridian Time)
Pas sat o Rates ffLtYt ''',
\ Between Jacksonville and New York 1st class $]'IMO; Intermediate flS.OO; Excursion $12.00;
If Steerage!: $42.03.
1 Jacksonville and Boston,lit class 25.00; Excursion! $13.50:;Steerage$12.50. k'1 I
,f rHJE' !: Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follow:
Capt. D ggett...... ...... .. ..... ..... Friday, December 2-6:30 a.m STRONGEST AND EASIEST .
j fl.i NACOOCHEE.Capt. Kempton ..___.._......_..._.. .... ..... Sunday, Decen,b+r 4- 8:00: a.m
CITY OV AUGUaTA, Com. Catharine........... ........... Tuesday, December G- 9:30 a.m ALL., WORKING PARTSMade
TALLAHASSEE,Capt Fisher. ... ....... .... ............ Friday, December!) J:30p .roCHATrAIIOOCHJSE
i ,Capt. Dagpett............. __.r............Snndny,necemberll- 2:30 p. m of MALLEABLE IRON.
NACOOOdEE,Car t-Kempron................_._... ........ 13- 4:30p.m
CITY OK AUGUSTA, Capt.Caiharfte; ._.......:............ ........T rlday. December 167:00. m I It CATALOGUE FREE.. ADDRESS
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher..Sunday, December 18- :3:30.m
CHAT PAHOOCHEE, Capt. Daggett............................ uesday. December 20- 4:00a.m
:' WACOOOHEE.;CapU;' Kempton. ................................Friday,Da'ember 21-12:30p. m MACHINE CO.
CITY OF AUGUSTA,Cart, Catbarine...........:. ..... Sunday, De\"ember25-p.m CHEAPEST.SPRINGFIELD ,
TALLAHSSF.E.l"apt. -...%.......u.....r..r .... Tues"ay, December.27-p.in :
.OHATIAHOOCHEE,Capt. Daggett .............,...... .....;..Friday, Decembei 30- &30p m ,,___ OHIO.
GATE CITY Capt:Taylor ......................... ....... Thursday, December 6CO: p.m ESTA.BLISHED 1M7t5.. ..
CITY OF MACON,Capt.H.O.Lewis....?.........._...... .Thursday, December -1130 p m
"ATE ITTTY, Capt. E.R. Taylor_......._..?.-.??......_...Thursday, December 15-,6:00 p.m
CITY OF MACON,Capt Lewis '.............................Thursday, December 22-11S) a.m GRAIN GARDEN SEEDS: ..
GATE CITY,Capt.Taylor. .............L. ........... .. ...Thursday, December 9- 5:00 p m ,
[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] -
DESSOrQ, Capt.N.,F. Howes._........_.....*........ ...............Tbur day, December 1- 6: 0a.'m .
TUNIATA, Capt.ARklns.............................,..._....._....,... ...Tuesday.: December- 9:00am ,
DESSOUG, Capt.Howes....................v..............Snndny, December 11-.2:30p. m
, IUNTATA(?apt; AKkin8M.MM..M..M__.._..._..MMM... Friday, December 1ft-7: 0 a. m WILLIA.M: :: .: : : : : A.. JE3CCB..S.. -
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D1.ssouaGaptHowes..NN....... Wednesday, December 21- ll.'OOa.m Hart
Successor to J. E.
JUNIATA, Capt. AiKlns...... ...:.. ........ ...........Monday, December 26- 2:30: p. ro ( ,)
i>J 8SOUG, THESE PALACE STEAMERS, handle. none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent tree on ..
application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in S _,
, Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) '
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advant&gesequalledby no other line. ':" Grits BranWheat
Corn Oats Flour Meal
Through Tickets and Bills Lading issued to principal points North,East and NorthwestVia Hay,: ; ,'
Savannah. For information and rooms apply to
l Pier No.85 North-nlver.New York. City Exchange!: Building,Savannah, Ga. ... ,. .
RICHARDSON & BARNARD Agent,Savannah Pier,B..ston.W. .. .
L.JAMES Agent, 13 a Third Street,I3hiladel hia. STATE AGENT FOR -
J. D. HA8HAGEN, Eastern Agent, Sav,Florida&Western Ry..Co.,261 Broadway Y. I.I E. '& Co.'s Star -
G.M.SORREL.Gen.Manager. H.R. CHRISTIAN, Soliciting Agent. Tygert 4 Brand Fertitizel's'Guuranteecl ..
} For Tickets apply to S-:, F. Analysis.Comprising'
: ..T.a.L.&I :a.JPJJ: : FR"D"XT 0 A.-.= ;:i TnR:: ii' T '

,, At&b11 marketing the distributed increasing mfWOD of t he beee4tobl FERTILIZER, GROUND 'B.ONB
1 -ot y'tO'd'lXla.ny weeks or throughout the 0 rl 1IPURE
c& C4ZJada to POTASH
;.t \\1> snd JJ ,NITRATE SODA, KATNIT 'ET ,
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..' '. Prices on application. r July 27 U '

". Oranges,wrapped or unwrapped,taken from an ordinarily packed box and repacked In the ESTABLISHED 1875. .
': ,'."'' same,vilth our Jitters,by a little child. Use only '

BEAN : ,
Fillers adjusted to It for all sizes. ,
90- 200 176 -150 -
41 128 and 250
Commission Merchant ] Forwarder:

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250,000 Banyoe Orange Boxes, 50,000 Gum and Poplar Orange

PRICE per lOQQ-astorled tlzti-vriih colored diagram and instructions how to pack-812JS6.. Boxes. 200,000 Orange Box Heads, 750,000 Orange., <
Boxes with 4 layers require 8 fillers and those with layers require 10.
If flats and sections be ordered of red,white and blue paper,1 cent per box extra. Box Hoops, Reams Orange Wraps.
Discounts on large lots. Let cash accompany order through your commission merchant 50,000 "

,:Express,Exchange- or Postal Note. Sizers,Tram Cars,Orange Cl1ps,Ladders,aid other growers' supplies, all of which. will
Order fruit in The Ripe Pratt Carrier. be sold at the LOWEST POSSIBLE BATES. '.
Ripe Peaches and Tomatoes safely transported in it across the Sea. Have the very best facilities for the distribution and sale of Oranges. Consignments so-
llclted. Send for Stencils Circulars and Price Lists. ,
Member Mercantile EDWIN A BROWN & CO. 8hlp.-.tng

: Wholesale Commission Merchants. .


:lea B..EJ..A.DEI ST, TUB lM": FLORID!-:'- SOUTHERN -:-BUTTWAV l v: COlPill

AU receipts sold and accounted for by each steamer. Write for Stencils.
. R fetencet Irving National Bank.New: York. HAS BEEN MOVED FROM; PALATKA TO JACKSONVILLE.The .

I PANOOAST & GRIFFITHS offices are now located

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Where communications will be directed. '. I'

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>ELPHIA.] L. O. GARRETT, Com.. of Land and Immigration.jrW.WEEKS .

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:,> : shipping Strawberries from (without lee). '
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:Severance: Our Aort Bate and check Saturday for every slilpment closed out that. week.v_ : Asst.. ;\
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Cheapest and best Wei! Force Pnmp* WIN never I
; :S kin fc Scalp. x; Sealers Freeze.. ,For Prices introduction for Mingle in yonr JE'omp JocalUy-wlJl Jitafee depth name i I'' New'Oharleston&Floar. : da.r ..

.r ot'well We also manufacture the jatet proved )' .
f\EST9fI\ED: pntfltB for Spraying fruit, Trees. and.Cotton I I '

1 3 ....:... by .t. tC fS j I ctthcr"""", Kand or'Mors P ow.r.\\CataJo Send for e. j / :;!"r STEAMSHIP.- LINE: f

I FIELD FORCE PUMP .. L8CKFI N. Y ,-i1-c, ; !: _,
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1'44 CUTIC\J'\I\ ;
. The elean.teawers of this Line are appointed.! to sail
., f R.tJttd I Its' .I ASTHMAGttBfrnMfeTiirtetocSf;. I From 'Jacksonville
1 Any one who wanti to be 1r'li can Bend us 'their .
m 'KKOWN 'TO SCIENCE AT "address and we will mat trial bottle Every Tliuirsclay, as follows: .

NOTHING le to the CUTIOUB'A. RKMBDi I -Us.-TAFT, -- -BEOS.- Rochester---- ---,N.S25 Y.FREE-- -. Ste,mar SE nNOLE .......................,:r.ThusdayDecember.lst-1' :. ) aon
In .thelwmarvellous properties for U .: Thursday, pcemberth lKuOa.m.(
cleal1slng.purlfj lug and beautifying the skin '. A WEEK and upwards positlvely'secnrodby SEMINOLE...:. "f. ;*;:. .Thursday, December loth, 4:30: a. m
and Injuring torturing,disfiguring' ,itching, /neF.leetrie men agents Bel selling tAauspensorytcazut Er.Ncott's Geua- ** CHEROKEE '. .,..:.................. Thursday Dtcerabrr 2'd,, 10:00 a.rnSEMINOLK. s
scaly and :pimply diseases of the\ skin, scalp by ladies selling Dr.Scott's ElectrirCoraet. SamPle '" ............ ......... .Thura December 29h,333 a.m r
andblood: ;with loss of hatr, free. State, sex. DB. SCOTT. 8'4 Broadway Lz .From Fcrnandiiia, Fla.
CUTICURA, the great a 8MB fure,and CUTI-. --------'"- I ,

CURL SOAP it an exquisite VlQ/ d Beautifier CUTICUBA., prepared KEsOiarK h un +veEwei'g, Every Sunday afternoon after arrival of F. R. &N Go's 2:45: train, '
'"' from. ,externally; Rifles, .. .
> f' f he' Blood Purlfler,internally, "
ct new: 'Etc. leaving Jacksonville] as follows:
are a positive cure for every:form of disease' J .ddrM.
from pimples to scrofula CUTICURA REMEDIES s- d.Ra+.y Areatl7eztern Steamer & December 4th
are absolutely pure and the o Uy infallible -., E for. yrk. UU. tidZWorts.rttttbuzgh, a. CITY OF COLUMBIA............. ....... '............. .. ,.Sunday, December.llta
skin beautlflers and blood purifiers, YEMASSEE; .:..,....:.... ........Sunday.. December Wth- r
Sold fwerywhere.( Price, CUTICUBA, gOc.;, FoaWorth CITY OF COLUMBIA... ..... ..... .,.......... ...... .......Sunday, December25tb
lixsoLVEvrTtfi; 'Hoer 25c. Prf pared by the MAKE A SIGt CE ;
:POTTptt 'DBUa AND to sail from Pier E.R. New
DISeases.'lHANDS Steamers are appointed 29, York, every: TUESDAY and FBI
"How to Cure Skin ;
for.... DAY,at 3 p.m. Tuesdays'ships for Fernandina and Fridays'ships for Jacksonville.The .
and Twenty-five Cents. Freight and Passenger:Accommodations by this Line ar' unsurpassed. Every'attention -
-dove's down
sort 88 'MEDICATED.SOAP. as ,, will be given business entrusted to this Line. Direct all shipments from. New York:VtCLYDE'S + k
Jj1'using. CtmctTBA: FLORIDA LINE, Pier 29,East River.
I it1t4iSTos. Samples Free. For further'information apply to *
Fernandlna Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. 88 W. Bay 8 1.,Jacksonville,Fla
,J. W. STOAKES_. MILAW. OWATT'S THEO., G. EVER,Traffic Manager: WIN.' P. CLYDE d:: CO., Ceil. greats,
Fancy Poultry, ---- -- 35 Broadway.N..Y._12 South Wharves,Philadelphia Pa.,35 Broadway,N.Y

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P. O. Box 381 Jacksonville, Fit '
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White find:Brown Leghorns, Light BraL VL= Choice Bulbs Direct from Holland in Flue Condition. At usual whites, "

may l1Ynotth.Rocks, .Langsban 5 Wyac- Awarded the First Premium at thq South.ElortdaXzpoBltlon. are Worth 'Double' the 'Money, Besides,JBxpressage. Sent, Express_ Paid*
dottes and Pekln Ducks. Until further' no Send for description and price to the to any"Southern Express Office In Florida. '
tloe,will furnish Eggs from the above varl- .
three for Patentee THOMAS HIATT,3L.ee burg,Fla .
ties at $'.00 per thirteen, settings I

$4.00 Mention delivered DIskTatl.Lrmmp afExnros. office. .MilNSON'S I 24 Named Hyacinthsall different: 24 Named Tulips, in. 15 Varieties

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_.. '1" .; : h. !" GRINDING .MILLS 12 Mixed Hyacinths.. .O'* '\,>' I 112 Mixed Tulips. 'y-;

ANBW, VARIETY GRAPE FRUIT FORCORN' 48 named' Crocus, ..assorted.; D Named Narcissus, 4 Sorts
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::h'ropggalp4i' :by ./. F FKSSENDES,. at his FEEDGRINDING 60 Mixed Cr e... ,--.3. Mixed Narcissus. .
.BLUE'I/AICE NURSERY, near'Eustis. It I.U': f ...
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:NOW.OI..F.RRED.v FOR THE FIRST TIME. Ili I 14.[ Snowdrops, 3 Scillasj! 3,. Ranuncaltts. ,9 Anemone. Total 201. Bulb.
The BEST on EARTHFuliF,0ufingMllWvfftts
The ;tree 4s iiardya, vigorous grower, very !; :Re'afty: November 15th.. This offer is made only tiU Deosmber;: Sth.I .

prolific, and bears young. Fruit, averages' ;I All Bulbs then Yetis fining! 'unsold win be planted in iny'owii grounds.
smaller r than other varieties, has a thinner

skin,a pleasant aromatic, bitter, very. juicy, i Send for Circulars. Address
with;delicious flavor. By; those who have MUNSON POSE 'The New Japanese ;Plums 'on their Own Native Stock!! ,. >>

tested Its quality,It Is pronounced %
Box 816. UTICAN. I am about the following kinds, comprising all the valuable A.TIV&JA'PA'NESE
PLUMS,grown in Japan under European Kupervislon. '.3: .*&,
THE FINEST GURUS FRUIT IN FLORIDA. ... I KOTANKIN or KELSEY HATT NKLN' differs'from Kelsey only In color; '8hlratanene
Beautiful New Up the ULOOD PLUM, price 81 eacn; Yo he; a very early plum, Red Nacat or
Sent securely packed on receipt of.p.rlce'.1 rigkt Piano Rosewood Botan, Yellow Nas) te or,Ogon, Milra Smomo White Plum. v'* .:w;; .
each;or six.for 3.DEWITT Case : A11 promise to be of the greatest value for Florida,and the beltey has already, fulfilled the
,only 1163.NewOrg&D.So promise. Price iO cents.each. $.per'dozen,'except where of two of each kindfor,
Order now number will be limited. "
tit heady in January. ,as
& GILMORE, Agents,
$6O..w Greatest ,Bar.

# '' Eustls,Florida.: ,gains Ever Offered. If.you live inSouth Florida why not plant anAVENUE
i Established 28 years. .
FOR SALE AT A BABOAIK. i For Catalogues,address r" I6aolrianoendOCA '
1,000 fine,thrifty, three and four-year-old .
varieties. Must be sold Washington,N.J.,U.a. ,
budded to chplce
trees <
.For Sale: 150 Royal Palms, two feet, pot grown'; 75 cents each; l'

to, make room for grove. trees. ; Ohas. M. Davidson & Co. $7.50 per doz; one hundred for $5O. ., :

McCartney fledge Rose Plant. and No.231 East Trade at., Charlotte, N. C. 'BIT Freight or expressage must be paid by PURCHASER on everytning ,

FRUITERS except Bulbs as offered above. "-* .4f .
= .1Cttttlug.. : WHOLESALE ::" ,

For sale from December 1st till the last of. COMMISSION MERCHANTS.. Terms : Cash with order.. Send registered letters to Oviedo; or
rose makes a of Florida Fruits solicit ed. .
g Shipments i.
aaperfectly Impassable and durable money orders on .
At O'.NEILL. Fairbanks, Fla. Special attention pnld to the sale of oranges. Sanford.T. 1
,' I.1 MEA1 Oviedo Florida.
sales and returns.
Quick prompt .

::800,000 AGRRS Stencils sent on'apptlcatlon.ReferencesCommercial .'.Palette Nurseries..,... .". __ ._,. Lake'. .. .__-_ ._. _...Charm_.' -Fla. '.' :. ;
National Bank, 'J. -- ".:#" "f.. J.. -
Merchants and Farmers' National Bank,
Wm.Johnston. R. T. YOUNG, Justice of the Peace. F. M. COOPER, Notary I'ubue.123,0O .

Situated in the ,Counties of Nassau Duval, ,
Columbia,SuwaneeAlachua,Lafayette! Marion -; I..AIE Of the best.quality of heavy oak,hickory and cabbage"hammock,baring miles of,river. and
Hernando.Sumter bay fronts and best in Florida. Especially ,,'"
Manatee <
Brovard, folk, Hillsborongh, and adapted to Florida fruits and vegetables. '. ." .:. .. ;
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LOTSIn UNEQUALLED IN A 5*D0 G:) g' ",'" I //JI v : 't. i

Gordonvllle the Towns,Bartow of Klsslmmee,Auburadale,Winter, Lakeland Haven,, Tone, Tou!, Werkraansliip,andftsraHty. -g-g f b booa ':::U= '. YwUNG&. COOPER?* ,. ', -'Ccf-O'i g : .g DDS 1ia t

WILLIAM KNABE dt CO. aa: bn dcB.... j ; ,;, : g''J :'id- -moo
Lake Haskell ,
8e0her, Mango,Orient Eaglo g G.1.5 d'. ;:_ goo''baqm
Kathleen, llichland, Dado, City Owensboro Baltimore 22'.and 24 East Baltimore Street.. () QG.1J4 Q- (1)0:1!
d L d.s Tfcea.1, Estate Agents, =;3::LP": ? cwp"
and Pemberton. New York,112 Fifth Avenue. > : :
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A Map and Descriptive Noten showing the. Washington Market Space. 11I-CIS R .' t .' : .. ..-4 0
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of these lands will be furnished on 6Ok '_ o .
==$+' nti III n g Palmetto, Manatee Co,=Fla ,:;r =: q allCIS' v
application to the Land Department of the To introduce our H ... wr
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.South Florid, *'Iiallroad Company., G ran d. GMt wonderful Self- C).:::0 f t 0>o I ; 0

3 Geo., Fox ,A GIVE Operating ONE\ Machine :we will I ii=0 Ira ,. .' _,' > .,_:," J:' 0 ', 'A Po
in thelVorld. WoJabororrubblng.1 .- :Town property improved and unimproved ..
Chief Clerk.S.&NF8RB BEND FOE ONE.to the in all the towns on the Manatee River. BeautlfrJ river and
FJL.A National Co.,23 D61' St., N. 'Y. bay fronts. Pure salt water. Oysters,flab and clams. Lovely building sites
on mainland and Islands. Yachting unsurpassed. Correspondence solicited..


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