The Florida dispatch

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The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title:
Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Live Oak Fla
The Florida Dispatch Line
Creation Date:
February 22, 1886
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Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
30.294444 x -82.985833


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).

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New: Series: Vol. 5No. 8. Published by CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Jacksonville, Fla. Price 5 cents I

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European Letter. course it was not long before the Omnibus
seventy-five happens that a dozen men will crowdin

Special Correspondence FLORIDADI HPATCH- Tramway Company failed, and so now per cent of the profits are paid in for ahead of a lady, whose number

PARIS, FRANCE, January 19, '86. although the two companies still exist, the taxes and rents to the city and chances to be after theirs. If there is

If letter the Omnibus Company has absolute State, amounting annually to nearly no room left after the man
my be late this week, Mr.\ control over the affairs of the other. $800,000. or boys are
Editor seated, the lady waits fifteen minutesfor
is all due to the
It will be
a long time before this dog The is the
system most complete, the next car- hires
slow or
ially transit of Paris. There has in the is ousted. a car-
manger and the most complicated in the riage. French ideas of
been so much said and written about politeness.

the fact that Paris is fifty behind Paris has no rapid transit system world. The style of car used has i its If it were not for the annual tax
years and has
no prospect of getting one
the times in her local transit syste" i advantages however, and a sample car of 8400 on each car used, whether .
soon. municipal coffers derived
t that I determined to appoint an inve; francs and omnibus have recently been sent used for one day or one hour, or all :x
i' 2,550,337 and the State derived to New York
to be used
as a model the full 'I
tigating committee and ascertain four year, a supply of cars could
a r r. readers just what this 1,274,280 francs during the year 1884 the Fifth Avenue Company. Thence be furnished, and then the trouble]

syste (an average year) and it would IK t it will find
probably its all
way over would all be avoided. But
t is and why it is "thusly.] now a
Closely benefit
either the national
muuicipi America. Its
attached to the omnibuses of peculiarities consist i in cast iron time table must be followed,
or corporation treasuries
are the horses and consequently I send to encouragea 1 having seats on top und very large which has been approved by the city
steam rival.
Acording to the lease for I
r herewith something which I hope will 1 platforms standing passengers. police, and no matter how great the
city has exacted a tax of 1500) The
[(t be of interest to horse men and lovers largest of these cars are made to rush, the supply of cars is not in-
I ($300)) per annum, for each car hold
forty no sixteen
persons- more
creased. Often
of horses well ; the car is filled
t as as to persons who used from at
the beginning of 1886 to inside sixteen
f are yet obliged, like the writer, to the end of 1910 the will on top and eight standing once upon its arrival at the terminus
city i
f patronize the much abused but on platforms. When this number (at the Madelaine, for instance), but

}\t useful train very 2,000 francs per annum ($400)) for have taken their places, be they it is not allowed to start out until the
each car or omnibus, and of inconsequence i ito
1 course two hundred
pound men or
The present system dates back fifty pound expiration of its regular time.
f I' of this exorbitant tax the children, a little blue sign is The
1855 so far as omnibuses are concerned exposedat fare for inside passengers is six
number of cars is kept at the minim i- the
of the
I rear car bearing the cents for
; but not until 1874 were trainways i in On passengers three
m. most lines
only one carevery word
"complete" and under
use in Paris. It is due to the natural 1 ten fifteen no circumstances cents. In snminer the seats on top
or minutes is
run. another
i process of development, nurtured by The Company must pay the city besides : the car. person allowed on are preferred even by ]ladies. They

I \ an absolute monopoly or rather are reached bv a winding stairs on the !

) double monopoly private and municipal a this tax on vehicles, a heavy bill "Why how good that is never to be rear platform. A six cent fare enti-

for rents for public stations on then ro wded" exclaims
1}f for the municipality derives eve some reader. Yes, tles the passenger to a "correspondenceticket
service of manure carts, street fine for those in the "
t: a larger share of the profits than do very car, but very with which he may continuehis
cleaning street and
paving, dutyon inconvenient for the first
the stockholders. forty person I trip by a connecting route. The
: horse feed and material for building who is refused admission
A lease which does and must passengers are registered with bell
not expire until 1 the a
I-k cars, and in order to secure i wait fifty minutes for the
1910 A. D. held -by the Compagine this next car. punch as soon as they get on the car,
", duty they are required to have These and
cars omnibuses
1; Generale Des Omnibus de Paris givesto their stables inside the It have regu- and then if they do not pay, it is theconductor'
city. lar stations
I pays a quarter of a mile loss the
this .
the exclusive company's.An
company right to
to the State the
customery taxes on and seldom
I the entire city, and when the Tramway the apart stop between stations.As extra man is employed to take up
property, tax all its
stamp on soon as a person desiring to take
a the correspondence tickets with which "
Company was organized it could I
money transactions, and a salary of a car arrives at station
a he is
I make no better terms with the Omnibus i Government give a the conductor has nothing to do. This
inspector. Then if the
.t' ticket (gratis) bearing a number, and often leads to disputes between
Company than to
agree to lay its profits above all these taxes net over the thus passen-
own rails make its passenger consecutively ger and conductor, since the
l, own investments a certain correspondence -
amount both the Govern- ]
and then upon their arrival at the station tickets are taken before the
if give the Omnibus
Company ment and the
tt in for
city come a share take their in the

(Ii[ three-fourths of its net profits. Of of the excess. It is claimed by the to their numbers places and car thus according conductor comes for_ his fares, and) the

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word of the passenger as to whether that the feed thus divided is more classes; clean legs always well under I will then cast aside all mongrel breed

he has already paid his fare with a, thoroughly digested. They are given him, devoid of that coarse hair seen The best draft horse is the Percheron, I

correspondence ticket given to the water only between feeds, but always on the Clydesdales and other coarse 1 then the Clydesdale and Shire horses

other collector, who by this time has, have all the hay and straw they want. breeds. I have never seen a bad tem- I The best looking carriage horse, as .I,I

left the cars. The feed costs from forty to fifty centsa pered Percheron. They are as docileas looks go only, is the Norman or An-

So much for the complications o a day. The company buys the horse lambs, and have unparalleled con- glo-Norman horse. The North of

the Paris system. It has its good and when it is between four and five years stitutions, good feeders, and, being ;France produces quite a quantity of

bad qualities, but it is safe to say that old, uses it six or seven years and then brought up from their youth to all carriage horses, and there is, no doubt,

the hurrying, busy American public sells it. No horse is over-worked, no weathers, their constitutions are iron." to-day that the handsomest teams are 4 4to

would mob any company that attempted horse works more than two hours a day. I asked Mr. Warner about the alleged be seen in France. We won't talk \

to introduce so much formality in When the horse is young and new to dimunition in the supply of this :about endurance, for that is a question

their street car traffic. The best line the work it makes but one trip a day breed. He replied : "It is an error apart ; but for show France surpassesall

in Paris only runs a car every two from the Bastille to the Madelaineand to suppose that the supply is dimin- other countries for carriage horses.

minutes, capable of carrying forty back, an entire distance of between ishing. Far from it ; it is on the in- The thoroughbred blood is continually

passengers even in the busiest hours.In five and six miles, occupying just one crease. Some seven years ago some being instilled into the French- f

New York the elevated roads will hour. Matured horses make two 300 or 400 Percherons were exportedto Norman horses. It always will require l

carry a thousand passengers at six round trips in two consecutive hours, America for breeding purposes. a little to keep up the Norman J

times the speed every minute, yet and no more. No wonder they are Last year 1,500 went to America, and horse as a roadster. We do not be- I

Paris is fifty per cent. larger than fat. Horses between these two classes the prospects of the coming season lieve in his ever remaining a distinct l

New York. Convenience, style, order make one trip in the morning and one show that double that number may go breed. The horses begin to go into

-everything has its share of consider- in the afternoon. across the ocean this year. The reason harness here at eighteen months. The J

ation here except the value of time. There is one groom for every six- why so many fall into the error that breed for lasting is about the same be- .

But, in the matter of horses and in teen horses. The animal is well the supply is diminishing originates tween the Percheron and Boulounais.The ,I

the care of the same the Paris Omni- groomed just before starting out and through this very simple cause. M. average weight of the Percheronis

bus Company is the admiration of all. then as soon as he comes in from a M. Dunham, the founder in Americaof 1,900 ; height, seventeen hands ;

The immense cars and omnibuses trip, no matter how hot he is, the this business, imported regularly, color, light gray."

glide along over the smoothly cemented groom takes up a, bucket of cold year by year, some 300 horses, and a As a curiosity of French law, I will

streets pulled by three of the plumpest water,a sponge and a brush, and gives large quantity found their way to dif- state that a register of every horse and

prettiest, strongest horses that can him a thorough sponging. It is for- ferent private stables at exorbitant mule in France is kept by the Gov- I

be found anywhere. They are hitched bidden to throw the water over the hot .prices, such as 84,000, $5,000, and .,. ernment for reference in case of war, t

three abreast, always well matched, animal, but he is vigorously spongedand even $7,000. Now, private purchasers when the Government may need to ask i,

well fed and well groomed. They go brushed. finding they can buy them at 200 percent for horses. BESVAL. '

on a regular easy jog and rarely stop Until recently the only breed used cheaper in France, the demand -- --- ji jie.
Does Human Nature Improve?
between stations. Even ladies if
they on the former only source is lessened.
the Percheron horse which
A favorite question in village debating -
desire to on the between sta-
get car Fewer into the throughthe
during the last seven years has at- go country societies is whether the world
tions, must do so while the horses original channel, but the channels
tracted so much attention and admir- better and the decis-
grows or worse,
walk. I visited the largest of the "
have multiplied.
ation in America that the demand for ion is generally in favor of the past.
stables two where nine
a day or ago that breed has compelled the omnibus [The price of the Percheron, I was We hear a. great deal about' the good
hundred horses for the
are kept use on company to use other breeds also. told at the omnibus stables, in Paris is old times," as if the times we live in
line from the Bastille to the
running Still there are about 1,000 Percheronsin from 1,200 to 1,800 francs, equivalentto were bad ones, and people of dyspeptic
Madelaine. The stables built two
are the omnibus stables. from $240 to $3i&>0 ; while my best habits are fond of bewailing the decayof
stories high, with stalls in both stories.
I On the matter of breeds of horsesin information from disinterested partiesis virtue, health and public spirit.
Two for sick t
hospitals adjoin, one
; France, I cannot do better than to that they bring from $1,200 to They insensibly attribute to others ,
horses and for horses
one injured by
quote from a letter written to me by $1,800 in America, if they arrive therein that which only exists in themselves.
accident. Out of these nine hundred
Mr.\ George Warner, a. recognized authority good condition.-BESVAL.] They see everything in its most lugu-
horses it is usual to ha\.eonly four or five
in response to some inquiries Mr.\ Warner continues : "The Per- brious and cerulean aspect, and in
on the sick list at any one time. Every
part of their care is conducted system. made of him as whether. it is true, cheron horse, or coach horse (poslier), every turn of events stand ready to be

as I was told at the omnibus stables which was universally used during the prophets of evil to the Cassandras of
atically. A scientist is paid a salaryof
and elsewhere, that the supply of Per- dilligence times, when trains were still the hour. That the world continuesto
ten thousand francs ($2,000)) a yearto
cheron horses is diminishing. Mr. in their infancy, has completely disappeared live and thrive, and mankind to
direct the feeding of all the company's -
Warner writes from his breeding farmat before the higher bred horse, make progress, spite of these melan-
horses, and' he is continually
experimenting on these thousands of Nogent-le-Rotrou as follows : "The now used for private carriages. You choly malcontents, is one proof of

principal commercial breeds of French never see the pOl tier nowadays. He non-degeneracy at least. I
horses as to what feed to give them
horses are the Percheron, first and fore- has grown into a larger horse to meet All that can be fairly claimed upon f
and how often to feed them.
most,classed as draft horses; the Bou- the demands of the omnibuses of large the matter is that the world remains, I
Until six months ago beans were
lounais second, classed as draft horses; cities, such as Paris. He has been in point of morality, nearly the same.
fed 1
large quantities to the horses,
and the Norman, or Anglo-Norman, bred with the Dutch and French If a patriarch were to rise again, he
but now oats mixed with shelled corn
which is used as a roadster and cavalry horses, and has now become nearly a would find the same vices now reign- J
is given. Carrots are fed in small "
remount. The Brittany, Picar- distinct breed, known as the Boulou- ing as prevailed in his days. Drunk
quantities during the winter, as theyare
die, and other horses of such class, nais. The Boulounais has preservedno enness, theft, murder, war, inconti- J
very cheap in France.: Clover,
find their way sometimes amongst part of the Percheron. He is a nence and injustice prevail among us
hay, and wheat and straw are fed.
The horses rye the these, but are generally discarded by big, clumsy horse, carrying weight, in perhaps as high a degree in pro !
o always stand on straw,
buyers. The Percheron draft horse is muscles and bone, but an unshapelymass. portion to population as among the
being stone. Nine kilogrammesabout
recognized at once by his small headon ancients, only we practise them aftera
: twenty pounds) of the mixed I
\ a beautifully shaped neck-an exaggerated "No such law as you mention, forbidding I different fashion. The facts are the
grain are given daily besides one kilo
shape of the Arab. The Per- the exportation of Percherons, I same, but the form is altered, and
of bran mixed with water each even-
cheron, on account of the nature of has been passed in France. There has |! herein lies the principal difference be-
ing. Under the present rule the horsesare
the soil of the Perche Hills, has de- been a question raised of placing a tween the old world and the new.
fed six times a day, the above
immense muscular and all horses the : That the literature of modern
portion being divided into six equal veloped power heavy tax on leaving times

parts and fed at regular intervals from bone, short legs, depth of chest and country. This will but benefit the I has improved in decency over that of l

4 o'clock a. 9 p. m. It is thought hind quarters, seldom seen in other Percheron distinct breed, for buyers former ages, is very certain. The I

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Greek and Latin poet are full of indecencies our countryman, George Peabody, to bring the workingmen of this country acre in Maine and New Hampshire and

and the English commedians who gave his millions to shelter, save to a similar state. The cry constantly at 82 per acre in Canada. The practical

of a century and more ago were and educate the poor. goes up that the rich are get- investor asks : "Why spend S30uto:

coarse, obscene and scandalous. Modern Then sigh for "the golden age" and ting richer and the poor are getting $50 in planting an acre of forest trees,

writers have corrected these faults look fondly backward; but it is the poorer here, and that the majority of with the subsequent care and expensefor

and rendered poetry and the drama solid truth that no age was ever halfso the inhabitants of this country will years, when for five-dollar bill

more chaste and refined than at any golden as the and that be better off than
present as soon no the struggling one can purchase an acre of forest,

former period. Bishop Berkeley sang a century ago: millions in the Old World. Is : planted and nurtured by nature, where
We must acknowledge that the arts "Time's noblest offspring Is the last." this the condition of :
..** things that our the growth is already fifty to one hundred -

and sciences, more especially those The Chinese Really Must Go." fathers dreamed of when they founded years old ?" For many years to

which have the highest practical uses, The cry that comes to us from the this republic and will this be the final come, the planting of forest trees in

flourish in modern times to a degree Knights of Labor in California, againstthe fruit of the Revolutionary struggle New England and the South will be

quite unparalleled by anything in further immigration of Chinese, which released us from foreign bond- confined to the rich, who have a love

ancient history. The perfection of the has the ring of honest conviction, and age? of nature and a disposition to do good

sciences is the natural fruit of the Since the great majority of the coining and beautify the
. does not seem to be a document dictated country with their
progress of time and the increasing by political demagogues or self- I, generation cannot be professional surplus means, and to that class of

experience of mankind. Those who seeking men. It must command a pa- men or merchants, and must be content farmers who have waste bits of sandy
made a paradoxical parade of the to toil with their hands instead
tient reading and respect, even from of land adapted to the growing of treesat
"lost arts" of the ancients, bring us their brains where is the
those who conscientiously differ from necessity of I little money cost to the proprietor.

only in evidence useless or fanciful 1 it in their views. The picture whichit multiplying school-houses if they are Of this latter class there should be a

inventions, and arts that were more paints of the degradation to which to have the Chinese for competitors. I thousand farmers: planting small pine

curious than valuable. No really American labor will be reduced by the Perhaps the selfish man, who has no groves where there is one engaged in

great and advantageous art is ever encouragement given to Asiatic hordes, soul above the multiplying of dollars, the business now. There is money in

lost. Can you conceive of the invention who will be willing to deny themselvesthe may already say in his heart: "Pull the business, as well as satisfaction to

of printing, for example, having simple comforts of life, and work .I II them down ; they do not help me to such classes who own the land and
been once known and then forgotten? for I accumulate millions." whose labor at odd times
a pittance for the mere privilege of involves no
The bare idea is preposterous. This"art existence is We believe in treating the Chinesekindly outlay. The
one of earnest contemplation money planting of nut
preservative of all arts" is alonea and we are opposed to mob be made
by philanthropists and those who groves may a profitable industry -
greater contribution to civilizationthan have the good of the Caucasian at law, but it is plain that somethingmust by farmers and landowners.

all the ancients ever knew. And be done to prevent them from For the
heart. It may be overdrawn, but we present generation practical

the steam-engine, gunpowder, the are taught that satire, to be effective, driving honest people, who have not forestry will do more in preservingand
time-piece, the electric telegraph, what been brought by centuries of
must be highly colored, and sometimes oppression caring forests already grown
one of these immense agencies inhuman i to a mere brutish state of and
even the truth has to be presented i in being.We started, than in starting extensive
progress would we exchangefor know that there have always been new plantations.
a striking manner to secure important Eucouragment by
all fancied "lost arts" of antiquity? results. some people who have cried out againstforeign State or nation may induce increased

In toleration of opinion we have i If the Chinese are crowding into all 1 immigration of any kind, but f plantings, yet it is a question if the
gained a substantial and noteworthy most foreigners who have here (Government
kinds of employments, and offering to come should embark in tree
advance over our ancestors. Men\ cano n work have adopted our ways of living, they planting. An the
for low wages on which a self-f [ appeal to sentiment,
longer be burned, drowned or have often intermarried with the love of
respecting American citizen cannot our peopie beauty, the desire to improve -
hanged for "heresy"-that i ia, for and their children have become the
live, then the quicker something i is : { surroundings of rural homesof
thinking differently from their neigh done to check this aggression the bet thoroughly Americanized. The Chic our people, will induce the plantingof

bors. Investigation, full and free, on ter. We lay great stress on the valueof nese are not likely to follow this ex many fine shade and ornamental

all subjects of human thought, is the ample. They are a race t trees. It is
education ; we erect costly educational apart; why, a mistake to undertake toshow
established law of civilized nations establishments where our chi] then, should we encourage their coming the city man that there is profit

Neither Church nor State, however dren may be taught, but what will when the working people cry out f for him in hiring the labor to grow

they mav in some countries affect it i this avail if they are to compete in the against it? At all events, there shouldbe ] f forest trees on new plantations.

can enforce the shams and falsehoodsof struggle for life with an ignorant some intelligent discussion of the 4

former ages, nor compel uniformityof of sensual heathens, who, if they army have subject in Congress, which should] Be i More Particular and Accurate.

belief in matters concerning which their opium to smoke throw light on the subject and secure "Say you were, not you was ; it was
are willing to
the Creator made the conscience and live on food no better than the contents protection for all who are obliged to I, or we or they, not it was me, or us,

the intellect free. of our garbage barrels? If earn their bread by the sweat of their or them ; fewer people were there,

In physical well-being, notwithstanding are to bring the future American we brows.-American Cultivator. I1 not less people ; he taught me, not he
the assertion of superior e'r.. learned me he it the
--- ; put on table
chanics to the level of human beings ,
strength and robustness possessed by ]not onto the table ; he advised
who are but little or counseled -
superior to brutes in Prospects of Forestry.
the ancients, the facts show a steady i me to use the book, not he
their recommended -
knowledge of The American
morality, Cultivator
why that
gain in the duration of says
average human ( me to do so she looks
should we spend time and much of the talk ;
i in about
money forestry from
life. In the mitigation of disease, in ]pretty to-day, not prettily, althoughwe
cultivating their ? If theorists
intelligence they mere has little or no effect
philanthropic provisions for the sick "she looked
are to herd in cellars and huts like the land in may say prettily at
upon owner New
the and the deformed England, 1 her
poor we have friends while thanking them for
cats and dogs, why should we give who can buy hundreds. of acres of 1I "
created unknown I their kindness.
agencies Do
to ancient not "I done "
them an education that will makethem forest of a hundred say ;
times. In the years' growth at I i did have
mitigating sufferings or done, is
correct. So
feel their ,
degradation keenly] ? or S10 acre. The
caused by war, can any age show per same remark J also, "I seen" is a barbarism often
encountered -
we simply want hewers of wood and applies to Florida and a
like that noble instrumentalitythe great ( ; I, you, we, or they,
drawers saw
of water among the great mass portion of the South. It is difficultto or
Sanitary Commission? In public }have seen, should be used instead. It
of our people in this free and convince
gloriousrepublic a capitalist of the desirability
and private charities, what period in 1 is habitual with some people to
where all men are supposedto of buying land and speak I
the history of the world has been planting so oysters, or or cabbage being
be free as
and -
fruitful equal, why should we trees, hiring all his labor and expending i
beneficent as the present!? make them discontented ] "healthy, or the reverse. Bee
by giving $30 to $50 acre as ti
We read of the millionaires of Home, ]precise; an oyster may be in the
them enjoy-
knowledge above their positions? I cost of his groves at the end of the I
who expended their 1 ment of robust
fortunes on feasts health, and
The Asiatic laborer is first as an
contented simply year, when the same capitalist I
and profligate enjoyments, but all antiquity because he is can article of food, is wholesome or not,
t ignorant,and it looksas buy thousands upon thousands of acres I
offers no example like that of if some capitalists where ]laboring c of well-covered forest land according to theseason. Thus ended
at $5 per the first lesson" .


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Editor Florida Dispatch: fruits in the world ; its dimensions are The Cold at Lake Worth. floated ashore by scores and hundreds ;

In the DISPATCH of Jan. 25, under various, it being from one to five inchesin Editor Florida Dispatch: and they continued floating ashore for

. the head of "Tropical Fruit Queries," diameter; its figure is imperfectly In response to your esteemed favorof about a week. They were of all sizes,

have noticed with round flattened towards the stalk the 15th inst., I cheerfully give you from few
we dismay, that we a ounces weight, to thirty or
are referred to for an answer to querieson where it forms a kind of navel but the result of the cold snap of the 10th, forty pounds. On the west shore, at t

certain tropical fruits.* It is "with all the other parts are nearly circular.It 11th, and 15th of January. My my place, they averaged, counting all (

; fear and trembling" that we speak nf is covered with a thin, soft shell, :t thermometer hangs in a porch on the kinds and sizes,during the week, about
the which adheres west side of the house, in the sweep of the rod.
nomenclature of tropical trees, so closely to the pulpas fifty to This-assuming that

? otherwise than as a learner, and we not to be separated without a knife; northwest wind that prevailed during the drifts ashore were the same at all

r anxiously await Prof. Curtiss's answer. the outward coat is green, variegatedwith I I the entire spell. The lowest point parts of the shore-would make the ,

I prominent veins all reached was 32, and that occurred on aggregate of dead fishes on the lake to
I. We don't know, but are very anx- : forming over
I it a kind of network ; the pulp is the three days at or a few minutes after be about 800,000.All .
ous to find out. Hartwig in
says re
white, and contains a large quantity sunrise. I saw no frost at any time, things considered, I think it
gard to the Cherimoyer (Anona cheri-
of juice resembling honey mixed witha and think that the wind generally pre- likely that Lake Worth has not been
molia ;
,-tripetela): Peruvian
is vaunted gentle acid of a most exquisite flavor. vented its formation, except in a few, visited by such a cold snap since 1835,
cherimoya by travelers in
such terms of admiration that it can The seeds are formed in several }partsof especially sheltered spots. The dam- full fifty years ago. That is, however, I
the and age done to vegetation was mainly by of inference becausewe
pulp, are somewhat flat. course a mere ,
be inferior
hardly to, and probably
The tree is the chilling wind. Sunday and Monday have continuous
high and tufted, the stem no testimony by
surpasses, the most exquisite fruits of large and round, but with some irreg- mornings ((10th and 11th), I saw which to prove it. I beg to remain,
Hauke calls it in
growth. ularities full of slight glazings of ice where water had Yours
of his letters elliptic leaves, terminating faithfully,
one a master-piece of
in a point," etc. been spilled on the pump frame ; and JAS. WOOD DAVIDSON.

nature, and Tschudi says that its taste With none of these rather on Tuesday (the 12th), ice formed a Lake Worth, Dade county, Fla.,
is vague
quite incomparable. It to .
grows of inch thick ina
quarter an on water
does 3
descriptions the Jamaica Apple February ,
at Huanuco where it attainsa 1886.e.
perfection .
vessel in the
poultry yard. -
tally, though it may possibly be iden-
weight of from fourteen to sixteen
The effect stint From the Halifax.
tical with the upon plants was to
Cherimoyer. is
pounds. The fruit is generally heart- and the of the Editor Florida
delay growth young, Dispatch:
large as brownish
Pippin Apple, yellow -
shaped, with the broad base attachedto and tender In the of the winter leav-
to early
with a bright red cheek and smooth destroy very plants just part ,
the branch. The rind is green, A few lost which is situated in the
akin. It has ,neither "tubercles" nor coming up. tomatoes are ing my grove,
covered with small tubercles and scales, in this while suffered hammock forest back of the
"scales," nor is it "variegated with way, larger plants great
and encloses a snow-white, juicy pulp, very little. The drouth of the au- pretty little village of Ormond"Ormond -
prominent veins.
IIartwig's description
with many black kernels. Both the tumn did ten limes as much harm to on the Halifax," as it is pleas
seems to closer the
come to Sugar-
fruit and the blossom exhale a delightful this here the cold has called-I friends
Apple. We hope to live long enoughto crop as snap antly charged my to
odor. The tree is about twenty done. and bananas had and
My tanyahs keep ,
see some botanist take hold of the my grove memory green
feet high and has a broad dull green Anonas and their outer leaves killed but not a sin- and left for Jacksonville. That was
get them out of the tan-
crown. gle plant perished ; and all are alreadyin in December, 1885, B. F. (before the

From an article by Maj. A. J. gle.II. fine The freeze in 1886
We don't know. Probably. growth again. tanyahs ) ; returning February, ,

Adams, published in the Manatee\ III-IV. We prefer the bush form have put forth leaves more than a foot A. F., I found the memory in certain

County News, May 20, 1881, we condense tor all Lime long since the snap. Egg-plant, Cas- "exposed situations" had been struck,

: The fruit of this pretty tree What? says Mr.1 A. H. Manville sava and Pawpaw have already recovered apparently, by the cold wave, and had

(A. Cherimolia) i is large and of irregular V. Bread-fruit is the fruit of the from all the injury they re not been kept green worth a cent ; but

shape and size and usually has the ceived., Pine-apples whitened a littleon my grove had been more faithfully
Artocarpus incita, a tree whose native
pointed end opposite the stalk,althoughsome home is the South Sea Islands, but has the top leaves; but none of the plantsseem guarded, and was as luxuriantly fresh

specimens are very nearly round. been naturalized in other tropical countries at all injured beyond that, and I and green as when I left it. Whywas

According to Greenwood when that is it when extensive
ripe, ,tropical America, West: Indiesetc.It injury apparently unimportant.The grove planting
the skin of the fruit is yellow, some- has large deeply-cut leaves a foot or effect upon trees was less than began ten or twelve years ago, that the

times with a blush of red, filled with a upon plants, naturally. Of Limes, I opinion of man was almost universallytaken
more across, and fruit as large as a
white creamy pulp, in which are many child's head. have in grove the Tahiti now in bloom in preference to that of the Almighty

seeds, somewhat resembling those of and the Florida, and in nursery hive ? His groves were all in the

the watermelon but not so large or VI. We are almost: sure that Cicca the Imperial and the Florida both, hammock, and there they had grown
disticha has not wild in Florida.If .
flat. The consistency of this pulp is run some of each as young as two monthsold and fruited for years, with no care and

that of'a soft custard or a rich ice- ( it has, this winter has not been favorable ; and I find no damage done to no assistance, save the judgment that
for its naturalization
cream, and it has a faint flavor of over any any of them. The following also have located them at the start in their

strawberries, which mingled with an great stretch of territory.) Professor I escaped injury: Orange, Lemon,Grape proper home. The few who have been
Curtiss does mention it in
not his list
indescribably pleasant flavor of its Fruit, Guava-both Cattley and the willing to follow His method, having

own makes it a most delicious and of Florida trees.Ve are not acquainted common-Mango, Almond, Tamarind planted their groves in the protectionof

luscious fruit. It is usually eaten witha with" the tree referred to by "Cor- Loquat, Avocado (Alligator Pear)J, the dense hammocks of the east

spoon, the outside rind or skin form sair. Specimens of Cicca diaticha on Sugar Apple, Spanish Lime, Pecan, coast, with the friendly palmettoes
the Manatee river fifteen
ing the cup. The fruit-stalk is of were or twenty I Mammee Apple, Marnmee Sapota, Gu- standing guard among the orange
feet before', the freeze.
necessity strong and thick ; the tree high, : anabena (Sour Sop), Jamaica Apple, trees, now see their groves as bright

does not attain a large size, rarely VII In our case we are not particular -! and the Eucalyptus Globulus ; some of and vigorous as ever, with scarcely a

larger than the quince ; the foliage, whether a Lime tree has a long j the last named in nursery less than ai i leaf curled or dropped. -

like other varieties of the Anonacce or short taproot, or no tap-root at all. \' month old. Several of these are in I It In your i issue of January 18th, page

being very much scattered ; the leaves Plenty of fibrous roots are desirable. nursery, and none of them sheltered t 48, you speak of a champion orange

closely resembling those of the AnonaThe I Ii Now, Mr. Editor, we shall not feel : from tire weather. Some of the Limes packer ; record, one box in five, min-

i insulted if you put the whole of ibis ini i in the nursery, and all the Anonas are utes. Here is an item for comparison.When .

reader will please refer to DISPATCH I the waste-basket-publishing the judg- about a month old. Charles McNary, of Ormond,
of Jan.23, for the numbered queries of our
correspondent, "Corsair." ment of others more competent than The phenomenal character of thia had charge of the De Bary orange



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he, with J. B. Finlay, each versal. Even little toddlers are con ments than in our own, no trace is as he could on crackers and water, and
packing one end of a box placed on a firmed in the habit, and the appetiteseems found of this singular practice of ex- was found one day in his office dead
table, packed a box in one minute anda to increase with time. While clusion. Out of the 639 members of from lack of nourishment. He should
quarter, or one box in two minutes investigating the matter, I entered a the last English Parliament only 122 never have entered the legal profes-
and a half to the man-176 in a box. cabin occupied by one of these poor were lawyers ; that is, less than one- sion, for he had no ability in that di-
They also packed seven boxes in ten families, and saw a little chap tied by fifth ; eighty-four of the members were i rection. As a farmer or a mechanic,
minutes-176 size. The time was the anlke to the leg of a table, on whichwas classed as authors, journalists, physi- he might have lived a long,useful and
taken by Mr. Jno.Sauls,who was then placed a big dish of bread, meat cians, surgeons, etc.; eighteen were successful life.
superintendent of the De Bary groves. and potatoes within easy reach, The connected with the liquor interest; two "No boy, of course, should enter a
Great preparations are being made child was kicking and crying, and T were laborers-one a mason and the i trade unless he feels himself fitted for
for the Tenth Annual Carnival at asked his mother why she had tied other a miner-and 153 were manu- it ; but, on the other hand, he shouldnot
Daytona ; also, for the tournamentand him up. She replied that she wanted facturers, merchants, ship-owners, it seems to me, let the false pride
other games, on Washington's him to eat some food before he went traders, or were otherwise directly against manual labor, which now pre-
birthday, at Ormond, and the fancy out to the clay and he refused to do so. connected with trading or commercial vails to such a wide extent in our
dress ball to be held that evening. The woman confessed that she ate the interests. In other words, in the Brit- country, prevent him from endeavor-
Quite a party from Jacksonville will clay herself: but explained that the ish Parliament the contingent of busi- ing to do better work with his hands
attend the festivities at Ormond, Pres- child's health demanded that it eat ness men was larger than that which than in his inmost thoughts he knowshe
ident White having proffered a spe- some substantial food before eatingany represented the legal profession, and, can do with his head."
cial train, with open observation cars, earth. Almost every one I met it may be remarked,furnished some of -- --a-- -
to take them from the St. Johns riverto in this section was addicted to this I the ablest leaders in the House of Corns Business Education.The .
the rails' end, where they will be habit. They were all very thin, mons. American Grocer says: "The
met bv 01 teams from Ormond. their flesh seemed to be puffed out. In France the representation is diversified importance and necessity of an educa-
The Ormond planters, having no This was particularly noticeable about in very much the same wayas tion that will fit a man for businesslife
more work to do on the orange crop, the eyes, which had a sort of reddish it is in Great Britain, although has often been urged in these col-
are all industriously planting their hue. there a prominence is given to the umns. Our colleges and universities
rich hammock clearings to vegetables, "All of the clay eaters were excess- profession of journalism in parliamentary excellent as they may be, do not givea
and will ship them over the White ively lazy and indolent, and all these representation that is not to be young man that practical insightinto
railroad. X. conditions combined led me to the conclusion found in any other country. But commercial affairs which he may
that there must be some sedative amongst its members of the Senate desire to gain ; and when such a youngman
The Clay Eaters of North Carolina.It or stimulating qualities, or both, and the Chambers of Deputies a large enters into business or public life
has been a matter of speculationfor in the clay, and I determined to find number is to be found\ whose occupa- he must not only unlearn many thingsbut
years as to why the "poor white out whether there was or not. I con- tion outside of their public duties is must acquire what is necessary by
trash" of central North Carolina ate sequently brought a lot of the clay purely merchantile in its character, i experience. For the attainment of
clay that is found in that part of the home with me, and Prof. Tiernan and and who are thus well fitted to speak such practical knowledge as this a
country. It remained for a Philadel- myself made an analysis of the stuff, and vote on questions affecting the great step forward( has recently been
phia physician to solve the mystery.A and discovered that, instead of clay trade and commerce of their country.In made. Some time ago Mr. Joseph
short time ago Dr. Frank H. Getchell eaters the inhabitants of central North the Congress of the United States Wharton, of Philadelphia. seeing the
of 1432 Spruce street, went on a Carolina should more properly be this healthy, because diversified, representation need of such aid, made a proposition,
gunning expedition to North Carolina. called arsenic eaters. All of this clay does not seem to be found. which has been accepted, to the trustees -
His quest for game led him into the contains arsenic, but exactly in what In the Senate, if one excludes those of the University of Pennsylvania,
wild country back of Salisbury, whichis proportion we have not yet discovered. who have obviously purchased their to establish and maintain in connection -
inhabited for the most part by a mis- Arsenic eating is common in many seats, only one or two Senators are left with the University, "The Wharton -
erable race of beings with only just parts of the world, and is practiced to who are not lawyers by profession. In School of Finance and Economy."
enough energy to eke out a wretched'i a greater or less extent throughoutthe the House of Representatives the disproportionate fIe states that the object of this school
existence. These creatures are all world. It acts as a sedative and representation of lawyersis shall be "to provide fur young men
veritable living skeletons, and, with also as astimulant. The mountaineersof almost as great, while in the high special means of training and of
few exceptions, are addicted to the Styria, Austria, are habitual arsenic Cabinet and other prominent official correct instruction in the knowledgeand
habit of clay eating. eaters. They are better able to climb positions under this, as under preced- in the arts of modern finance and
While shooting wild turkey and the mountains after eating the poison, ing administrations, it seems to be con- economy, both public and private, in
other game in this wild region, Dr. and their explanation is a perfectly reasonable sidered necessary to fill almost every order that, being well informed and
Getchell made an incidental study of one, as arsenic acts as a seda- vacancy that may occur by applicants free from delusions upon these important -.
this peculiar habit or vice among the tive to the heart's action. This habit selected from this particular class. subjects, they may either serve
inhabitants. It is a mountaneous is also prevalent in the Tyrol and on .. the community skillfully as well as
country, and in the spring little rivu- the Alps.-Philadelphia Times. Trades for Our Boys. faithfully in offices of trust, or, remain-
lets start out from the caps of snow on .. .* George J. Manson, in St. Nicholas, ing in private life, may prudently
the mountains, and as the days grow Preponderance of Lawyers. i says: "The trades in our country, of manage their own affairs and aid in
warmer the little rivulets become tor- The Boston Herald says that it has I late years, have almost been monopo- maintaining sound financial morality ;
rents, and great washouts are being been recently pointed out, in speakingof lized by foreigners. The American in short, to establish means for imparting -
made along the mountain side. The the death of Vice-President Hen- boy, however, when he does take a a liberal education in all matters
soil is of a heavy clayey nature ; but dricks, that it is almost as necessary in trade, goes straight on to the top of concerning finance and economy."
there are strata of clay that is heavier this country for a man to be a memberof the ladder. It seems as if our boys I -.- ---
than the rest, and when the water rushes the legal profession as it is for himto would rather be fourth-rate lawyers or A HARDY EUCAL YIJrfU8.-A French
down, this clay is formed into little be an American citizen. Why, ina physicians than earn their living by journal describes a species of eucalyptus -
pellets and rolls and accumulates in practical mercantile community, working with their hands. Only the which has stood five successive
heaps in the valley. These little pellets such as our own, this undue prefer. other day, I read in a New York news- winters without injury. Of the fifty-
and rolls are what the clay eaters ence should be given to the membersof paper of a young lawyer in a distant five species which have been tried,
devour with as much avidity as a toper a single occupation or profession, it city, whom I knew some years ago this is the only one which has proved
swallows a glass of whisky. would be exceedingly difficult to say. when I resided in that section of the quite hardy at Pau, where the ther-
"Among the poor people of this sec- In other countries, where tradition and country, who literally starved to death mometer went down below zero. It ia
tion," said Dr. Getchell, yesterday, usage have ordinarily much greater He made scarcely any money, was too of slower growth than the tender
"the habit of eating clay is almost uni- power in controlling political move- proud to tell of his want, lived as long species. Its specific name is not given


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j about 25 per cent. of ammonia, and I 1 his farm life, he had averaged during How the Poor of New York Live. I
is the most valuable of all nitrogenous j such period a profit of more than 10
I compounds.In I i j per cent. net on his farm productions, THE PENNY GROCERIES OF THE GREAT I IIETROPOLIS.
Ammonia in the Manure';Heap. the manure heap are formed all after deducting interest on amount :\ .

Ammonia, though one of the most the compounds that enter into commercial : invested in land, taxes, labor, seed Within the last six months a numberof
fertilizers, and they exist in Italians and Germans have started
expensive ingredients of our fertilizers, many and marketing. That man has left no
owes its value to the nitrogen containedin numerous shapes. The particles are stone unturned to acquaint ]himself penny groceries in the parts of the city
its composition. And yet nitrogen constantly in motion, atoms changing and qualify himself for all his farm populated by the poor, says the New
isone! of the'mostjabundant: : substancesin places, and the manure is not fully dist and that, too, before we had York Mail and Express, and these l
naturecompriaing; four-fifths of our integrated until the different elements agricultural colleges or agricultural places all seem to be prosperous and 1
atm sphere, and existing in a combined have settled themselves into fixed saltsor schools. He says that he takes and thriving. Ten cents is thought by
condition in nearly all vegetable sub- gases and are no longer influencedby reads five or six periodicals and papers these grocers to a big bill, and the investor -

stances.; In the shape of ammonia, surrounding circumstances. It is devoted to his own interests, and considers of a quarter is inevitably re-
nitrogen is the chief article of value in important, then, that the farmer use it the best annual investment he garded as a millionaire. In conver-

guano, ground dried blood, pressed re- extraordinary care in guarding his ever makes. In this way he becomes sation with a Mail and Express reporter -
fuse fish, nitrate of soda, and sulphateof manure heap, in order not only to fat thoroughly conversant with the a leading retail grocer said :
ammonia Plentiful as it is in the cilitate the formation of compounds, thoughts and methods of all engagedin "There is no doubt that these penny

atmosphere,:nitrogen is a free agent, but to preserve them, as the fertilizing i the same pursuits, for in these periodicals groceries are on the increase. Theyare
and resists combination. Hence sci- material is injured by water, they be- and papers he finds the contri- I an evil, and the penny grocer is
entists have aslyet failed to discover ing s )luble therein, as well as by direct butions and current writings of thous- really the poor man's enemy insteadof

any method by which it may be united exposure to the sun's rays.-Farm, ands of other successful! farmers who his friend. In the penny grocery
with any other element. At the mo- Field and Stockman. have been wide awake like himself. the poor man pays twice as much for
ment of liberation from decaying substances The Successful-.-.,. Farmer. And thus he utilizes in his own plansall his provisions in the long run and

one atom of nitrogen unites Th practical inquiry in every farm- that seems good to him which he doesn't get as good quality as if he

with three of hydrogen,forming ammo-, er's mind is: What does it require to has not already adopted. bought them in moderate quantitiesfrom .
nia, which uncombined or unabsorbed become a successful farmer One And so we conclude with the sensi- larger stores. The penny groce-
exists When the I ble quotation above "Successful ries are stocked with what the poor
as a gas. manure very intelligent and successful farmer :
heap becomes heated, which indicates has answered that question most truly farming does not depend so much man is likely to buy. The quality of
a rapid disintegration of the particles : by saying that "successful farmingdoes upon what a man has as upon what a the provision is not good ; the coffee
of matter contained therein, the am- not depend so much upon whata man is," for one must be intelligent in and tea are especially poor, and the
monia is not only being formed but man has as upon what a man is." order to turn to good account what he vegetables i invariably stale. Many of
liberated ; but such formation is not There is a world of good sense in that has.-Indiana Farmer. the penny grocers sell bad whisky to
_._ their customers, but few allow it to be
from the --
of the --- -
nitrogen atmosphere Now
answer. a man is what he makes
but from the nitrogenous material of himself. Intelligence lies at the base No farmer who has grown tobaccofor drarfk on the premises."

the manure heap. Consequently a loss of all success, whether in farming or a series of years can have failed to An Italian who keeps a penny grocery -
of volatile matter cannot be repaired, in anything else. We mean practical notice how exhaustive of fertility this in South Fifth Avenue, near

and every precaution should be takento intelligence, not a knowledge of the crop is, especially on light soil. If Bleeker street, gives the following listas
avoid such difficulty.To classics, languages, etc. Said the good prices were not obtained for tobacco an illustration of what can be donein
prevent the Joss of ammonia it i wisest man that ever lived: "Iron it could not be grown by Eastern a penny grocery with a silver quarter -

must either be changed from a gas intoa sharpeneth iron, so a man sharpeneth farmers. The prices now offeredare :
solid low that it is better Three ounces of coffee. .. .. ...... .... .. 1 cent
or undergo absorption. As i iis it the so policy to
countenance of his friend.
One ounce of tea .. .... ...... .. .. 1 cent
readily absorbed by water, moist And, after all, that is the true idea throw all the inferior tobacco on the Three ounces of rice ..." ..... 1 cent
Small loaf of stale bread.... .. .' 1 cent
earth will assist to its manure heap rather than to sell it. Six ticks of kindling wood.... .. .... cent
materially arrest of By
practical intelligence. gather Three onions . ... ..., .. .. ... cent
flight, but such moisture must be con- from each other the ideas strengthand inferior we mean not only the coarser Four potatoes (old) .. ... .. 1 cent
Three ounces of barley .. .... . 1 cent
stant to be effectual. It readily com- to become successful. No parts, but the tobacco injured in cur- Three ounces of brown sugar.. ... .... cent
purpose Four ounces of arch .... ... .. cent
bines with acids, however, or will ex one person comprehends all the phases ing, of which there is considerable, Thin Mice. bar soap .. .. ... .. .. cent
Enough raisins for rice pudding . 1 cent
change places with other bases in com- and methods leading to success. Each even under the best management. By :small tea cup of black molasses.... .. 1 cent
Lamp full of oil .. ..Icent
bination. Hence when plaster (sulphate thoughtful mail has good ideas and putting only first quality of tobacco on Quarter ora yard of lampwlck..... .. cent
of lime) is brought in contact t plans, but not on all subjects and the market the price will, of course, be Scuttle Quarter of of coal a pound(mixed of)oleomargarine.. ... .. .......... 4 4 cents cents
Three ounces of lard. ... .. ... ....... 1 cent
with ammonia a double decompositionoccurs A gets from B a good practical ideaon higher. Two peckles . ..... .. .. ......... cent
in which the surrounding car- managing live-stock, and B is not --- Total. .... .. ... ....... ... . .. 25centaA -
bonic acid of the manure heap is madeto quite up with the best method of some Pure Water for Animals. small family can live for a dayon
perform a part, and the result is other department of farming, and sos Some one sensibly observes that you these purchases: The coffee will be
carbonate and sulphate of ammonia he better idea might as well drink the water from a sufficient for
a gets a from A on that. a big potful, and the tea
well as a change of form of the lime. And thus it is through all departments filthy barnyard as to allow a cow to is enough for two drawings. The rice
When sulphate of potash (kainit) is i of active life. Whenever you find a drink and then use her milk. Whatever and raisins make a small pudding.The .

used, it at first readily absorbs the gas, man that believes he "knows it all}],"' impuries may be in the water are I stale bread will serve for a meal
but in a short time the compoundsfrom and has nothing to learn from others, taken up by the system of the cow, and there is enough sugar to sweeten
the union are carbonate of potash you can put him down as an egotistical and are given off in her milk and pass the tea and coffee. The onions, pota-
and sulphate ammonia. In the shapeof nobody, and always a miserable failureon off into the system of the human con toes and barley, with the addition ofa
nitrate of soda we have about 16 the farm. The successful man you sumer. Owners of cows then shouldbe beef bone or piece of meat and a

per cent. of ammonia, and yet thissmall will find to be bright, quick, looking very careful to allow them only penny bunch of potherbs, will make a
proportion is sufficient to fix a here and there, and laying all men and pure water to drink, and it is just as j stew or soup. There is enough soap
value to the compound of about five all nature under tribute to his work important that their food be pure and to wash the dishes and scrub the

cents a pound, or nearly thirty cents a and purposes in life. We have in wholesome also. It is a matter in children's faces, enough oil and wickto
pound for the ammonia, if we leave mind scores of such men. Recently which cleanliness is next to godliness. last all night, a scuttle of coal and

out the value of the soda. And yet one of them remarked to us that, no wood to kindle the fire in the morn-
the ammonia may be justly regardedas 1 'odds what kind of times we had, Not one person in a million knows ing. Then there are lard, molasses
not representing the true value, as while he might miss it this year or either when or how to perform the use- and the next thing to butter, olemar-
it is composed of only one-fourth nitro that in his farm plans, yet taking any ful operation of holding his tongue.- garine, and the two good-sized pickles
gen. Sulphate of ammonia contains period of five years in the last forty of New York Herald. for a relish.



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sins, his pains, his sorrows. There are dition in which the bird will be Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil. 1

MBrni good people among the rich, as there after only ten minutes' cooking. This formula which I send you will '

are among the poor and the middling Except for lovers of rare game, veni- prove acceptable to those who do no
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Social Strivings.The classes but the wealthy position does son may be cooked in the same way obtain good results from the ordinary

not make them so. They are the pos- and in the same time as beef or mut- emulsion:
struggles for social supremacythat
sessors of natural virtues which they ton. Venison and Px.-Take four in
is constantly going on in this grouse, quail part- eggs, place a

probably inherited from plebian an- ridges should always be served with suitable vessel and pour over them ''
. country,says the American Cultivator,
is undoubtedly the cause of much misery cestors. Even the oldest patricians in some kind of a sauce, as they are sufficient lemon juice to cover them,

and sin. Numerous defalcationscan America trace their descent from men rather dry meats. When larding is and let them stand twenty-four hours.

in very humble circumstances.If not objectionable, it makes these meats Pass them through a strainer and add
be traced directly to this source,
fortune places any one in a high richer. Ducks are so rich as to re- with constant agitation the following
and more than one case of suicide has
followed position let it be accepted in an hum- quire no sauce. Occasionally, to be ingredients in the order mentioned:
,perhaps more remotely, ,
the same cause. And how foolish it ble spirit, and with a due sense of its sure, a sauce is served with them ; usu Equal volume of honey, cod liver oil \i;

all is. People are striving to get into cares and responsibilities, but let no ally an orange or olive sauce.-Maria and brandy or whiskey. The whole

one stake life, honor, happiness, on the Parloa, in: "Good Housekeeping." forms a permanent emulsion which
the company of those who are no bet-
chances of getting into fashionable b.4 will keep a month in summer and
ter than they are themselves, whose or- I ,!
circles. There are whirlpools there Sick Headache.This much longer in cooler weather. The
igin was probably more obscure, and
that are destructive to mind and body, complaint is generally the re- taste of the oil can be completely
who have antedated them only a few
and that kill all true family life and sult of eating too much and exercisingtoo overcome by the addition of a few
in social prestige. Men and
women will endure insults without home enjoyment. lit tie. Nine times in ten the cause drops of the oil of wintergreen or oil

.. is in the fact that the stomach was not of bitter almonds. This mixture is
number for the purpose of getting a
Keeping and Cooking Game. able to digest the food last introducedinto easy to take and a valuable therapeutic -
nod from those that they consider their
Just now most kinds of game are as it, either from its having been un- agent.0. W.: Alford, in N. Y.He1'ald.
betters, and to do this will kick those _, ,.
cheap as beef and mutton, and as suitable or excessive in quantity. A --- ----
whom they believe are occupying a SALT CoD-Fisu FRITTERS.Soakin
game is healthful and easily digested, diet of bread and butter, with ripe
lower rung on the slippery society lad water until fresh half
one pound of
the house-keeper should supply her fruit or berries, with moderate and
der. salt cod-fish then boil and
table with it frequently. Some folk continuous exercise in the open air ; pound it

It is forgotten that in a few yearsthose in a mortar or chop it very fine. Add
have nonsensical ideas in regard to sufficient to keep up a gentle perspiration -
who are considered social leaders black pepper, some chopped parseley
game ; having eaten it only when i it would cure almost every case in a

today will be forgotten. They has become high, has not been washed short time. Two teaspoonsful of pow- and a tablespoonful of butter. Chop

will be, perhaps, dead, or mayhapworse dered fine two onions, fry them soft and
before cooking, and has been heated charcoal'in a half glass of water
than that, sunk in poverty or brown them nicely in butter. Then
and drank
only slightly, they imagine that thereis often gives instant relief.
neglect, through the misdemeanors ofthose add to the onions two tomatoes peeled
no other right way of serving, andso Sick headache with some persons comes
whom made too fre and cut small and let them
they down
upon stew
they either do without it at all, or on at regular intervals, and is the signal -

quent demands for money to supporttbeir t eat it without an appetite, and solely of distress which the stomach puts together until intimately incorporated.Mix ..

extravagances. Consider how: because they feel that it is fashionable out to inform us that there is an over- this with the fish. Then beat up

many overworked men there are in the alkaline condition well four or five eggs, add them to the
to have a taste for such food. of its fluids; that it

world to-day, who are straining everynerve Now, game, as all other meat, should I needs a natural acid to restore the whole mixture and fry immediatelyeither

to keep wives and daughters ina in hot oil or butter to a light-
be kept long enough to get properly battery to its normal working condi-

style of living that their business or tion. When the first brown color, dropping the mixture for
ripened, no longer. As a substitute symptoms: of
do not warrant. When these frying into the in small cakes.
prospects pan
for washing birds, when there i is headache appear, take a tablespoonful
fond but foolish fathers and husbands ----.
objection to washing, draw and wipe of lemon juice clear fifteen minutes be- SOUTHERN GUMBO SOUP.
die their families will have to retire to -Cut up
fore each meal and
them carefully.r eni:1on should only the same dose at chicken
one and fry it a light brown,
in the small
obscurity, probably town
bedtime. Follow this
be wiped.In up until all with slices
which they left for the big city. They two bacon. Then pouron
cooking game, use common sense, symptoms are passed, taking no other them three of
quarts boiling water
will doubt be than ,
no happier theyare
and do as you are accustomed to do remedies, and you will soon be able too add onion and
one some sweet herbs
for there is little but heartburning
now, free from this
with beef and mutton. There is n go unwelcome nuisance. tied in
up a bag. Let this all simmer
and deceit i in
envy, jealousy question that these meats have a better Many will object to this because the gently three hours and a half. Then
the to maintain foremost
attempt a taste and are more digestible when remedy is too simple ; but many cures strain off the
liquor, the fat
in the called worldof ;
place falsely gay rare than when well done, but thereare have been effected in this way.-& then the ham
fashion. There is no rest there, and put cut into small pieces,
hosts of people who cannot eat 1
back the
the woman who devotes her life to into liquor ; add half a tea-

balls and either kind of meat when rare, and so A FEW HOUSEHOLD HINTS.-Nevercarry cup of okra and half a cup of rice.

works, harder parties than any receptions one of the, often numerous they have all kinds well done. Now, a lamp which is burning from a Boil all half an hour, and just before

servants she so ostentatiously game is better when rare ; but if one warm to a cold room. Never go to serving add half a glass of wine and a

cannot eat it rare, why not have it well 1 bed with a lamp or candle burning.Do dozen oysters, with their juice, and

employs.If done? not read by candle or lamplightafter serve hot.

Asmodeous-like, we could uncover Rabbits, squirrels, grouse and veni lying down. Open your windows A NICE STEAK--..
the roofs of of the housesof WITH
some son are the cheapest and most
com at night. Night air is seldom, i if BAD TEETH.Take half of

our so-styled oldest and richest mon game in the market now, and as ever, as poisonous as your own breath. steak and pound
good mince it fine add
families, we would find an amount of there is but little waste in cooking Do not take medicines when you are dust of salt and ; a

misery and vice that would shock plain them, they will average as low in cost well. Air and light are the pepper ; beat up an
add the
egg steak ; beat all
going people. Faithless husbands and as mutton or beef. Ducks are always best medicines known to man. A
wives, dissipated sons, daughters on expensive,.whatever the price, because moist cellar is more dangerous than a together spoonful of flour a fork knead; add all a large
; Havea
the verge of dishonor, all these would there is but little available meat. : wet cellar. Woolen is, in this climate, clean up.
pan on the fire, with
be discovered among the aristocracy When it conies to choice ducks, onlythe I the best undergarment during most a piece
butter in it roll
out steak
These, to be sure, are to be found elsewhere rich can have them. The time for of the year. Cold baths are dangerous your
a rolling-pin into two pieces about
but we only want to show that roasting a duck is from ten to thirty to the old and feeble. Warm
an inch thick, and fry till cooked
those whom we are apt to regard as minutes, and the heat must be intense. baths are relaxing, and should not betaken and will have steak ,
you a
having reached the apex of human Even half an hour's cooking will 1 in the morning. The morningis anyone
without teeth could
eat and that will
happiness are made of the same clayas leave the duck moderately rare ; the best time for cold baths ; in the cost little than the,
more price of tbf
the ordinary mortal and share his thefore one can imagine the con- evening for a warm bath. beef. -


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;j JACKSONVILLE, FLA., FjfI.22, 1886.D. :I mine, the white blossomed Wild Plum, Come From-Where to get Them in Ohio.

REDMOND, Editor. the snowy Dogwood, the Blue Violet, the Cheapest Form-How to Compound The New Guide to Rose Culture.

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To receive Subscriptions to this Paper: too many places, still look stark and cents. Shown at the Recent
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AMERICAN WESTERN NEWS NEWS Co.Co.,,Chicago New York., 111. vigorous, in the sturdy trunk and all- By Charles Lamb. One of the cheap
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of the State Press As-
WILL. E. SIMPSON,Nassau, N. P. meeting
: too will don their
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sociation has just adjourned. It was
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ville and the
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any of the tollowlng publications, which will of "fair Florida" as bravely as ever ,
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ONE YEAR. Truly, "Nature feels not any loss"- Tourist's Guide of Florida, and ,
THE FLORIDA DISPATCH Regular Club I was a grand success. The central ideain
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American Agriculturist.............81.50 $2.00 S2.50 this Association of the editors of the
Am. Bee Journal...... ....._........... 1.0J 2.00 2.3o progressive world, "looks before and with Maps and Wood Cuts.
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Harpers Monthly Magazine...... 4.00 2.00 4.50
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Nebraska Farmer........................ 1.00 2.00 275NorthAmerfcanlteview..5.00 and floral
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(Scribner Centu9:s)................................ 4.00 2.00 5.00 nice fresh and sound Catalogue of Plants, Flower, Vegetable the members of the Associationwho
Waverly Magazine..................... 4.00 2.00 5.00 a very orange among
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The,above although are we among are able the very to club best with publications others -- acterizes, (somewhat ironically,) as Fruits, Tools, etc. 1886. Robert J. courteous and able discharge of the
write us for terms with any other paperor
periodical, not in this list, and we shall "one of those frozen oranges from a Halliday, Baltimore, Md. A large, duties of his position. It was decided

beerfully Remittances quote should club sent by Check killed grove, and some twigs, puttingout handsome, profusely illustrated cata- by the association to meet next yearat

Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Let- We logue of 128 pages, containing descrip-
nr addressed to a new growth. have plentyof Key West.

C. W. DaCOSTA, trees which show like this," etc. tions (with price list) of everything in The editors of the State have begunto
All which is good and cheering news. the way of'plants, flowers, vegetables, appreciate the advantages of organ-
4 small fruits, etc., etc., and giving, in ization. Since the annual meeting a \

Special to New Subscribers.From "ROYAL POINSIANA."-Mr. S. L. addition, an excellent Calendar or year ago the Association has grown

Tibbetts well known Jacksonville "Guide to Seasonable Operations in
and after this date, every new Our two-fold, and has now assumed the

Seedsman and Florist, of 27 East Bay the Flower and Vegetable Garden, the dignity of an institution. As a me-
subscriber to the DISPATCH, will receive "
street, has kindly sent us a monster Conservatory, etc., being practicalhints dium through which to establish a

a colored Map of Florida free. seed of the to the amateur cultivator. All
pod, containing ripe "Royal harmony of ideas on all State matters,

Scale 18 miles to the .inch. Poinsiana," a beautiful shrub or small florists and plant-growers should haveit. and to do away with a noxious sectional -

4 tree heretofore successfully grown in Address as above. jealousy throughout the State,

FLORIDA PRESS ASSOCIATION.The South Florida. Fruit and Vegetable Culture. Issued the Press Association deserves the

-. .- the Formula and :Peruvian
next meeting of the Florida Press As- KAFFIR CORN.-The. demand for by Mapes encouragement and support of all.

sociation will be held at Key West, on this new grain has been far greater Guano Company, 158 Front street, editors and the public. generally.
I New York. Address : Tysen&Smith, o -
the second Wednesday in May, 1887. that have
than we expected, so we
.. .. Jacksonville, Fla. Arbor Day was pretty generally
found it necessary to order a fresh sup- served the State
HORTICULTURIST American Bookmaker. Monthly. $2 throughout judgingfrom
ply and hope to be able to fill all orders .
Howard Lockwood Publisher the accounts in
Detroit Mich. per annum. our exchanges ;
published monthly, at ,
in a few days. and 128 Duane New and shall be to hear favorable
Com- 126 street, we glad
by the "W. H. Burr Publishing -

pany," at $1 per year, is an excellentand One man's word is no man's word ; York. accounts of the growth and progressofthe :

valuable journal. we should quietly hear both sides. Florida Chautauqua. Published trees and plants.


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LABOR IN-THE SOUTH. I cultivating, ourselves, small areas. He is willing to cut down a chestnuttree 'I' for them, they cannot be persuaded to "
The | This leads to intensive farming. for this season's fruit and to let
Negro a Failure as a Skilled enjoy these advantages.American
2d. This of
scientific his land
Laborer--Unfitness course means waste and wash for this sea- ..
for a Peas- farming. We must educate the rising son's harvest. Cultivator.
antrY--The Remedy. generation of whites so that they may Prof. White thinks that the hope of ----- ----

The understand scientific agriculture. Our the South is improved and intensive The Florida Printing House.
Augusta Ga.
( ,) Weekly Chronicle State scientific and agricultural schools farming ; that the negro is incapableof The Editor of the DISPATCH finds

of the 17th inst., gives an accountof must be built up and fostered. The the training that will convert him the following in the Daily Hotel News,

an interview with Prof.H. C. White, same is true of the mechanic arts, and into a skilled artizan or scientific planter and knowing it to be
altogether true
who occupies the chair of Chemistryand this is where our technological schools and that the best way to become j
just, he takes the of I
Agricultural Science in the Uni- must come in, to raise up young me- independent of him is to bring the liberty print-
:I chanics and train Southern labor." white planter and laborer up to a high- ing it in this journal entirely "unbe I
versity Georgia, and who has been
knownst" ,
standard and work for immigrationin to the proprietor:
one of Augusta's appreciated guests "This cultivating the North and in Europe. "There is no more complete, conveniently -
system thoroughly -
past winter. Prof. White had just i small farms will leave a large | arranged and elegant in all its

returned from the meeting of State amount of unoccupied and uncultivated i We are confronted here, in Florida, appointments, establishments of its

farmers in Columbus, Ga., where his land-larger than now remains. I by the same perplexing labor problem, kind in the South than the Book and

striking address upon the subject of Now, to make a country prosperousand in an aggravated form ; and we com- Job Printing Book Stereotyping, Electrotyping -
Binding and
improving labor in the South, has to increase our present population mend the subject to the calm and earn- House of Mr. Chas. W. DaCosta Publishing, Nos.
and in order that this prosperity
developed much comment in a new and est consideration of our thoughtful 21 and 23 Pine street, this city. The
come before the succeeds in
improved direction. readers.-ED. business of Mr. DaCosta was estab-
ruling or ruining this country, we '
The Chronicle sought out Prof.: White must work for immigration. That is lished some years since by the Ash-
while in Augusta, not only on accountof our only hope." AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES. mead Bros., he succeeding to it in
his and 1884. Mr. DaCosta is also now the
genial "What is ?
manners, your specific plan
Lack of Students-Not Wise to Make
but for his bold publisher and sole proprietor of that
and practical ideas. "I think the State, the railroads and
Prof. White is any More Appropriations.The excellent agricultural journal the
a man who adorns any I associations of individuals should unite ,
sphere in life, and who leaves the im- I in advancing the interests of the Statein Presidents of Cornell (University FLORIDA DISPATCH, which is devotedto
press of a scholar and practical worker the North and West and in Eu- agricultural interests. The
upon everything he touches. rope, where thousands of immigrantsand of the Pennsylvania State Agri- paper alone has a circulation of 4,500

The Chronicle asked the Professor thousands of settlers are seeking cultural College, and other prominent copies and enjoys a large and lucrative

about his address in Columbus, in homes and would come South if the agricultural educators, recently went advertising patronage. Mr. DaCosta's

which he showed up the negro as a matter was properly presented to to Washington, and appeared before establishment kind is truly a model of its
failure as a skilled laborer, and de- them." being almost entirely equippedanew
the Commmittee
clared the unfitness of the class for a "The idea is not to pay people to Congressional on Agriculture in its every department and its
to urge the enactment of the working material, thereby enabling
peasantry.As come South, but we can advertise and
The Chronicle has already no- encourage them to come South. An bill giving $15,000 per annum to each him to turn out none but neat, first-

ticed, Prof. White, on the labor ques- appropriation of $5,000 a year wouldbe of the Agricultural colleges established class work. Mr. DaCosta is yet a

tion said that the great necessity of sufficient to publish pamphlets and 11 under the Morrill act of 1862. These young 8 man 1856, born in this city December
Georgia was distribute them and is thoroughly conversant -
a peasantry. What he even employing an
means by a peasantry is intelligentand agent to look after Georgia's interest gentlemen are quite confident that the with every branch of his business -

scientific laborers, such as France, abroad." bill will become a law, and that the having served complete apprenticeship -

England, and even down-trodden Ire- "What a great thing, for instance, institutions with which they [are re- to the oldest offices of the r "

land have. He had nothing to say would it be for the Central Railroad to spectively connected will be so bene- State. He was for a long time fore-

against! the negro, but it was a well- employ agents to induce immigrants fitted by this liberal endowment that man of the job room of the florida
known fact that he is incapable of receiving to settle along the lines of its road. It having resigned that
each one will commence a new career position to engage in his es
scientific instruction. In dis- would pay them an hundred fold by present
diecussing this subject he knew he was building up their country and devel of usefulness. The great trouble with tablishment. Mr. DaCosta conductsone

laying himself open to criticism, but oping their property in every way." : agricultural colleges appears to be a of the largest publishing businessin

the labor question is the most important The Chronicle then to lack of students. Take, for instance, the Southeast" and is withal a live
proceeds comment business man.
to the Georgia farmer.NO "the School of Agriculture and Horti
the ..
editorially, upon foregoing, ---- '
PEASANTRY HERE. culture,"established in connection with
"Well," said Professor White, "I Harvard University. It has on its list .
took this Prof. White's views must command
f\ "Here we ground have: a State of fine cli national attention. Is the labor question of professors some of the ablest scienI I Must, be kept Alive and Moving I

mate with a soil naturally good and at the bottom of all our troubles, tists in the country, who are above all

susceptible of greater improvement! and is the negro, whose tribe is increas sham, and who are thoroughly versed Editor Florida Dispatch:

, but the country is absolutely a ing every year on our hands, a failureon in the branches which they teach. Yet As showing the firm faith in the
antry. The people who cccupy the be answered.the farm?* These* questions* must* this school, well endowed, thoroughly Florida Fruit Exchange existing on

less rank class of peasants are an ignorant,shift- Prof. White is a practical man. He organized, and with opportunities for the Halifax, and the determination
seemingly desirous of
self advancement." not; thinks deeply and talks carefully. His e | practical as well as scientific education among the planters there that it shall

"There is among them a low state of wise and conservative in his speech has but four pupils. This is less not fail, I beg to hand you a letter

morality and little disposition to ac and temperament, and such sentiments than the number of instructors. Last received from J. D. Mitchell, of Day-

quire property, nor are they suscepti uttered by him must conviction be accepted as year there were six pupils, and the tonajust before thelast meeting the
the of mature -
ble of that
training which enables! of sensational alarm. year before that, nine. Now, if an ag- Exchange. Fortunately the fears expressed
to work land
our to the best ad
vantage." He made a profound impressionupon ricultural school, admirably organized 1 were groundless, not whisper

, "Our country cannot be improved the meeting, and several speakers and equipped with a list of instructors to abandon the Exchange being heard!

without good labor educated labor who followed' him expressed themselves i- of acknowledged merit, cannot attract at the meeting: still it will be pleasantto
in the line. No doubt the
and skilled labor. In thinking overthis : of the same State depends a as many pupils as it has instructors, is many of its friends to hear from the
inquire whole whether matter, I have made boldto healthy and industrious peasantry. 11 there any use in the appropriation by 1 field, and Mr. Mitchell but voices the
or not the lack of
, a saving, middle class is not the weak> The middle class is the saving elementof Congress of large sums from the Na- feeling of many another in the region

point in our Southern system, and the empire and the republic, and no tional Treasury for the further endowment j of the Halifax. Respectfully,

whether or not the labor difficulty i is people can expect to be prosperous or of other agricultural educational JOHN ANDERSON.

not at the bottom of all our trouble?" progressive and whose peasantry. is thriftless establishments? There is an old proverb Halifax Headquarters. -
your"What formula is your?" solution, Professor negro in the South is well fittedin "You can lead a horse to the wa Jacksonville, Fla., Feb.,18, 1886.

certain ways for cultivating the soil ter, but you cannot make him drink;i" Dear Anderson : I have a letter

"This THE REMEDY. He can stand the heat of the climate,: and it would seem that while the eons ;from Manager Ives since enclosing
of course leads us to hunt for> and is almost indigenous himself to thesoil. my
the remedy. I contended: But he is improvident and un- of our farmers and gardeners and proxy to you for the election of February -

, "1Ft.Ve must live independ progressive. He lives to-day and I nurserymen have admirable educational : 2nd, in which it appears that

.,,. ently of this classs of labor by eaves to-morrow to take care of itself: 1I advantages liberally providedit 1 there has been talk of discontinuing

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the Exchange,or as railroad men would State Items.A The walls will, be two feet eight inches Preparing, Tracing. Paper.

( say, "abandoning" it. Now this won't sale of '34,000; acres of land was thick at the base and two feet at the Take common tissue or cap paper-

, do ; and; as my representative in the made in Levy county,a few days since. top, and they will require 1,000,000( any, size of sheet ; I lay each sheet on

f meeting, (and I_.hope that of many beside It is reported that Hon. A. S. Mann, brick. The light will be 150 feet a flat surface, and sponge over (one

me,) I write to ask that you will of Hernando county, has sold his or- above the ground.Six side) with the following, taking care

It make our protest against; anything ange grove for $20,000. hundred and fifty-six tons of: not to miss any part of the surface ;

I I like a surrender. The need ofsuch an Two thousand six hundred and for- concrete are already in the walls of Canadian balsam two pints, spirit of

association'has been made more appar- ty-two visitors registered at Fort Mar- the Ponce de Leon Hotel, at St. Augustine turpentine three pints, to which adda

ent than ever by the past year's'experience ion, St. Augustine, during the monthof requiring 252 barrels of shell, few drops of old nut oil ; a spongeis

and in spite of the halfheartedsupport January.Two 276 barrels of sand and 400 barrels of the best instrument for applyingthe

it has received even from its cement. Altogether, 30,000 barrels of mixture, which should be used
trains day are now run on
own membership, it has demonstratedits per shell, 10,000 barrels of-sand and 7,000barrels warm. As each sheet is prepared it
J the Enterprise and Titusville divisionof
value beyond question. How much of cement have been used in should be hung up to dry over two
the Jacksonville, Tampa Key
more so it might be made with efficient forming concrete to date. chords stretched tightly and parallel,
West Railway.In .
support,can only be found out by giving The importance of having abstract about eight inches apart, to preventthe
. it a fair trial. This further trial is the Hammock back of Daytona, important lower edges of the paper from
title is
of clearly proved by an -
is live oak which three feet from
a at
r what we propose to have given it ; and ; sale of property that occurred coming in contact. As soon as dry,

if you happen to have on hand an as- the ground, measures thirty-nine feet the other day, which fell through be- the sheets should be carefully rolledon

sortment of old-fashioned, vigorous in circumference.There cause of a defective title. Every straight smooth rollers covered with

English, we hops you will use it freelyon are more northern visitors in owner of property, whether a prospec- paper about two inches in diameter.

behalf of your friends and nighborsand Monticello the present season than tive seller or not, should have one, The sheets will be dry when no sticki-

the perpetuity of the Exchange.I ever before, and all appear pleased then he knows beyond controversyjust ness can be felt. A little practice will

trust you will get the proxies, and with the town and its surroundings.- how he stands.Ocala Banner. enable any one to make good tracing

march into the meeting "forty thousand Constitution.A paper in this way at a moderrate rate.
The arrangements have been com-
strong." If I had known this large force of hands have been at The composition gives substance to the
of the DeLand
pleted for the finishing I
meeting was coming on so soon, I work during the past week laying railson tissue paper.Prominence.
and New Smyrna Railroad. The workof
I would have the Midland road. The first ,
gathered a constituency new -- -- -
has been within
; grading completed to -
I for you of the entire coast. engine for the line is on the way from of Poultry.
of DeLand the
a mile extending to
! Manager Ives urged me to make the Baldwin works.Gainesville'snewpublicschool. That the growing of poultry,and its
Atlantic coast. A large force of handsis :r
my appearance at the meeting. I build- importance as a branch of agricultural l
I' now at work,and within a few weeks
I wrote him I sent a better man. So, ing has just been completed. It will the road will be graded from terminus industry is steadily increasing, is

,now, if the Exchange is "abandoned"we furnish accommodations for two hun- bind evinced by the greater prominencethat
to terminus, and the managers
shall charge it to you. Hand cor- dred and fifty pupils and will be an themselves to complete it in every par- is being given to it at all agri-

dially agrees with me that it must not ornament and a public benefit to the cultural exhibitions. Poultry has always -
later than
ticular by May 1st, or not
be. With sincere regard, been
yours city. recognized as an important
July 1st, of this year.A .
J. D.MITCHELL., Improving and enlarging branch of farm industry, and premiums -
Daytona, Fla., Jan., 28, 1886. is now the order of the day. suryeying party is running a line offered for the best specimens of
.. groves
from Dead Man's Bay, on the Gulf
old established breeds of fowls but
loads of fresh ,
PleuroPneumonia.On Wagon young !
coast, over the line of the proposed
it is that the exhibit is
from the be now so poultry
the 30th January in nursery, may seen daily
Wasington Santa Fe and St. Johns River Rail-
in all directions.-Starke Tele- one of the important features of ex-
the House Committee on Agriculture passing road to St. Augustine. It is said to '
hibitions of most agricultural societies.
began the consideration of the graph. be the intention of this company to .
Even small societies
bills inteded to prevent the spreading Three citizens of Eustis have entered construct a railroad in nearly a straightline some agricultural ,

of pleuro-pneumonia among domestic into a contract to build a wharf in the across the peninsula from the and county organizations, make a reg-
ular show in connection with
animals. The committee was addressed lake at the foot Gottsche. avenue, point indicated on the Gulf to Tocoi, poultry
their exhibitions. It is that
\ ,by Mr. Wilson, of Iowa; Representative with a warehouse 60x120 feet, two in St. Johns county, where the river right
this should be for
4 Breckenridge, of Ken stories high for wholesaling hay, grain, will be bridged to connect with the St. course pursued, so
the demand for and broilers
long as eggs -
tucky ; Mr. Curtis, of New York ; fertilizer, etc. Johns Railway, thus uniting by rail
exists will
poultry raising
Commissioner Colman, of the Department Mr. Jessie T. Taylor, who lives near the Atlantic ocean at St. Augustinewith occupyan industry
important place as a -
of Agriculture ; Dr. Salmon, of the head of the Miakka, reports that the Gulf of Mexico at Dead Man's
and one which the children and
the Bureau of At-'mal Industry ; Mr. he raised, on a single acre of pine bay,where Taylor and Lafayette coun- female portion of the family can at-_

Lloyd, of Marylaili ; and Mr.Towers, land, thirty bushels of corn, sixteen ties are divided by the Steinhatcheeriver.
tend to as well as not.-N.: E. Farmer.....
of Kansas City. I! Dr. Salmon ex- barrels of syrup and one of sugar.- The counties of St. Johns,Put- .....- -

plained the nature of pleuro-pneumo Pine Level Times. nam, Clay, Bradford, Columbia, Al
Definition of a Newspaper.It .
I nia. He said that the flesh of infected Work has been temporarily sus- achua, Lafayette and Taylor are alike is It is
a library. an encyclopedia -
,,1 animals was not injured as food and pended on the repairs of Fort Marion\ interested in this enterprise. The dis-
a poem, a biography, a history, a
no bad effects had been known to Tocoi the Gulf this
I result at St. Augustine, for want of material. tance from to by time-table
prophecy, a directory, a a
G from its use. The disease was I The arch the route is 110 miles.
irregular supporting .. romance, a cook book, a guide, a hor- \
communicable animals
to within
a ----- ---
within has been removed and
I fifteen the session of the Amer- oscope,an art critic, a political resume,
months after infection,therefore, At recent
new arch is be
erected in
a to its place of the civilized world
the quarantine should be extended to ican Public Health Association, a doc- a ground plan a
The incorporators of the Branford multom in It II.
low-priced is.a
a period of eighteen months after tor cited statistics showing that Consumption parvo.
and! Cedar Keys Railroad are quite :sermon, a song, a circus, an obituary,
infection, therefore, the quarantine ; kills one eighth of all people
hopeful of the building of the road a picnic, a shipwreck, a symphony in
should be extended to a period of who die in this country, and he noted I
f since the promise of water privileges j solid brevier, a medley of life and
eighteen months at least. Mr. Wilson that experiments seem to indicate lack

expressed the opinion that the trade ;and! a donation of lots from the Flor- I of light and pure air as the main pro: death, a grand aggregation of man's

ida Town Improvement Company ofI and his shame. It is in short
in calves between the East and West I ducers of the fatal disease. J glory ,
cedar Key. bird's view of all the
:i[ eye magnanimity
facilitated the transmission of the disease -

among animals. The construction of the Mosquito The young man who spends money j and meanness, the joys and sorrows, .
""!* ** inlet lighthouse is quite slow, as is 1 before he earns i it, is always. a slave to the births and deaths*l the- pride and j**,*

We. are. never so'happy 1 or. .unhappy 'isual with Government work, only ]him who earns it before he: spends it. ][poverty of the,world-all for five cents.
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,{: ,A,Fireside fancy.When TheSilk?industpy.! An t:1I.rfOcedellled.Offer.: !

} outward scowls the chilling storm 'the New York Tribune steadily To any .one -sendmg< yearly sub I SCI ENTIFIC DEPARTMtITj! =
i ,r O'yerladen with,the drifting, snow, scription tn the DISPATCH *at full
:; The,in waxd: hearty is kind and warm, and the.cold shoulder .*''l1tes,'82, we will'send the New 'York

Its flame evolves.a cheerful glow; ,to the so-called "silk < industry," and Weekly ''World free or six months. -- -
Where lightness sits,
__ __ __ ___ List of Patents
F While fancy flits i:.w ; reason to differ with our "re- .. .
.Among the dazzling embers bright, 1 (Bpepted.con temporary." Hear him: Cottttum pt iotr CJu red. ETC,for the week ending Tuesday,

And reads in signs Att'SpecialDiatrict ,Agent"-a, title An old physician, retired from February 16, :&!6, compiled from the Official \

The magic tokens of delight. .I II I practice, having nad placed in his Records of the United States Patent Office,
'-which the idea of
Blithe,happy sprites of grate and hob, suggest an appropriated hands'.East, India missionary the expressly for the FLORIDA DISPATCH, by !

Dance forth and back within the blaze, salary-remarks that if now formula of a simple vegetable remedy W. A. REDMOND. Solicitor of Patents, No.

j .The buoyant soul of doubt to rob "'Congresd would do something, either for the speedy and! permanent cure of 637: F Street, N. W., Washington, D. C., of I
That to the embers turns Its gaze; whom information may be had.J. .

When gay by endowment or protective tariff on Consumption, Bronchitis, Catarrh, F. Appleby, Minneapolis :Minn.; Combined .
l The goblins play; raw silk, which would enable spinnerstogive Asthma and all throat and Lung Affections Harvester and BInder.
,The nature purged of gross desire, also a positive and radical J.E. Beebe, Adair, Iowa; Harrow draft bnr.
better for it J. I. Hoswell I, near Chase City. Va.; Com-
Though tempests lower, a price cocoons, eure for Nervous Debility and all Nervous i bind Seed Planter and Fertilizer Distributor.
Divines with power would make cilk culture one of the C..mphtintsafter having testedits s. Brinkerhoff ., Ohio; Standard
Among glad witcheries of fire. Clamp for Cultivators.
best industries in the United States." wonderful curative powers in thou. Geo. C. Casterlin and F. l). Mosher, Dalton,
-a a Lord, in Boston Journal.
I So he hopes "the Government will sands of cases, has felt it his duty to Pa.H.; 1-iuning E. Cole, Allegheny Implement.City, Pa.; rain; Dl ntributlng
make it known his fellows device.
The Timid Horse. take the matter in hand." It has been to suffering : J.Crist and P. M.Ogle, Browning, Mo.; Harvester -
Actuated by this motive and a desire guard Finger.: :
"Why it is that shying in horses doing that most liberally for years to relieve human suffering, I will send John Elli. ", Kasi Coventry, Pa.; Threshing

,should be set down to an ugly dispo- past, and the sole beneficiaries are the free of charge, to all who desire :it, thi Machine.J.. H. Gil an, Ottawa, 111.; Wheel Cultivator. -

sition I don't know," said a prominent "special district agents" and others recipe, in German, French or English, S.. E. Hake, Niles,Ohio; Potato p anter. '
J. M. Haller, Alba y, =N.= Y.; Tedder.:
with full directions for and
veterinary surgeon recently. must who absorb the funds, supplied by tax preparing I'.S. Mlnger, I'ltt, Ohio; Grain drill.T. .
be because horsemen don't know what the general public. And nat- using. Sent by mail by addressingwith .J.Mill* r.North Manchester, Ind.; Broad-
upon cast seed sower.
else to lay it to. The fact is that it stamp, naming this paper, W. A. W. P. Penn,St. Lonls, Mo.; Grain drill.
urally, they are all enthusiastic for No YES, 149 'Power* Block, Rochester, M. E. Perrinss Berrien Springs, Mlcnlgan;
seldom is met with unless the horse is ,.. Feeder for threshing marhlne.
N. .
more. N.
.. I M. M. Hitch and P. McKea, Laurinburg
.... .
--- --.- and corn sweep.
near-sighted. I have tested scores of C.; Cotton
W. & It. Muffin,Como Miss; Wheel cultivator -
Old Beds. Those who have used the Boss ZINC
Asparagus distributor.H. .
shying horses for near sightedness and and fertilizer
The and L]:ATIIE1: COLLAR PADS and A. Wetsell.Tracy,Minn.; Threshing ma-
in nearly all cases found what I ex New England Farmer men- ANKLE BOOTS say they are the best chine.

And when I askedto tions the asparagus plantation of JohnB.
pected. now am and cheapest, because most durable.

give points on buying horses I give Moore & Son, near Boston, whichis They will last a life time. Sold by 'CDOO -- : .iaglsaMa. I s: I .

this as one of the requisite Never twenty-five years old, and in good Harness makers on 60 days' trial. r.-": I al'81s a3 JO jaAV I UUUUUJs vm 41 oo'z4 :; I X.

,buy a horse which is nearsighted.There condition, and quotes the statement DEXTER CURTIS, c; ,-3 I pza
Madison Wis.
are however two exceptionsto that Mr. Breck has been personally .d 2 Joe 1 .fJTPimnHO t'1)'P"Hz o. 00fr'
I' 5 c5
---- ---- ---- Jllsp U'8al I hh"ao 25 o So oo eo
this rule. If the horse is to have acquainted with an old asparagus bedon Early Golden Sweet 1'otutoe I:. > i 6a

,mate then it doesn't; make difference the old Beal farm in Quincy, near During the past two years 1 have O I .,.
a any HO naoa.CI[ I (CC.t-o a
raised thousand bushels of
over two .S -
the Milton line which in '0 _. .
was planted -- --
about the sight. One horsecan these potatoes, and now plant them to ." p''_ I.a I r 1

go blind if the other is clear- 1797. Mr. Breck went to the farm to the exclusion of every other variety .cU4 :11.:o< .uonOOJJ ;I, rr' ''' 60i

sighted. If the horse is to be used' live when a boy in 1811, and for many both for home use and for shipping .X a2 ,, lGx zzz i

for riding to saddle be careful that he years helped to take care of the bed. North. Fine seed for sale at $3.00 CDo.---O I -. 02o o
When he saw it three it per barrel. Address G. L. TABER, ri I gqjpajpunqI: I 8883228hoeo'iooeo. . m =aO
is years ago 00
not for will throw
near-sighted .
Glen St. Mary, Fla. .. ![8jOI'8J[ A11eQ[ '
appeared to be in as good condition as
later. ; m
you sooner or jan25 3mo :: x ai
ever. It is manured and dug annu- 00 II .. t- t- 02.
"The --e--- ( : :
reason; why a nearsightedhorse So. uca I
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et-teJ- 01!; :
Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver o M U'lrY> "
"JC" &OiOoOoOoO "J
and clear of weeds. ..
ally kept
: shies is the a. < S ._ CD
simple sur- --
very Oil with --- tip
-.--. -- Ilypopliospliites, 0oc z.m tflS
geon continued. "Of all animals the In Lung Troubles and Cholera Infan- o 4 wnmJun{ I tot".ra-r-r en Ciej 'r.;tS e 8'iSo.
SALT E'3.-A writer in : .
FOR SQUAS CE. --- ---- -- -- E; 0 ..
horse is the most gentle and tum. Dr. W. E. Ransom, Hartford, 0-
one of our exchanges states that wherea 03S. wWJX'8J'l I : : :: "
timid. He and Lid., says: "I find Scott's Emulsion an : ::
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sees a object ----- -
strange handful of salt was put in each hill excellent remedy in lung troubles, and c3O I ;
his susceptible mind magnifies it into of squashes as planted the borers never especially in Strumous children, and a ;> amu'8H U'8a1'l' s. . .lJ. i-t.e s.tBQ .

n monster that is going to destroy him. hurt the plants, but all the hills suffered most valuable remedy in chronic stagesof -: I I S

A piece of white at the roadsidein < Cholera Infantum." COo, ,.: ... ... ... :. :. .. CDOCD
paper . .
which had no salt. If salt is 4 -C) .. .. .. ....... .. sis
the night is a ghost, and an old o : : .: i-cd :
good, salpetre may be better, being a Seed Potatoes. d T.,; : .Q.. ..
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in the ditch is ..... +
wagon a dragon. Every nitrate and highly manurial, while We have just received nearly 2,000 I:. a H .. nD.b: r d'' as 1
horseman knows that if drive the bushels Irish Potatoes from Nova Sco' o d R't) J4CD
you to insects. I y '".='tI'0 III CIS _bG 00 foe
even more deadly ,, ::s. ClI"J.'O, ...-0....
tia. These considered the CD rCt ) ::: .+
animal close to the dreadful object the .... potatoes are roo I S: _;: ).c... --.z
IC: oG Ca E-t o'E-t
finest seed stock that be
horse cools down at once. It is sup- Experiments made at the New York very can pro-
cured. They are in splendid condition,
posed that it is because the horse Station to determine the lowest tem and we will ship promptly on receiptof LOCAL ADVERTISEMENTS.

makes a closer acquaintance with the perature at which the seed of Indiancorn price. Early Rose, 3.50 per bar- '

object. That is true, but not in the will germinate appeared to dem- rel. Send orders in early. 10,000 Sweet Orange Seedlings for

sense in which it is generally under- onstrate that 47 is about the lowest CHURCH ANDERSON & CO. sale, one year old, 6 to 12 inches high! ,
Jacksonville Fla. Feb. 16 1886. and delivered Ex-
securely packed to
stood. The animal has not been ableto which
point at germination can occur ..A. ._
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w Office in Manatee at
press or Freight
see it from a distance. He is near- in the seed of Other For of *
corn. experi- Printing every descriptionwrite 810 per thousand. If reference is

sighted. -N.: Y.:.Sun.. menters have placed the point some to C. W. DaCosta, .Jacksonville needgced I can refer to J. "W. Haller,

degrees higher. Fix I Express Agent, Sheriff Watson or
The instinct of a fowl leads it to
4 Deputy County Clerk E. F. Gates.
scratch, even in feeding on a heap of Profitable employments would be no a.i 1 Address,

,whole grain. This causes it to stop less a diversion than any of the idle A. J. PETTIOREW,

eating long enough to swallow. We Manatee, Fla.
sports in fashion, if men could be .
give fowls too much at a time, and -- --.---
brought to delight in them.-L&cke. Market.
Fruit and
.. Vegetable Write telegraph Byron E. Oak ..
this them stuff themselves "
causes., ,. so .
A job lot of Manilla Pads, of different FLORIDA DISPATCH LIN; the undertaker, for Marble, Iron Rail-
i to i their if$fed dampened } .
as -
injure crops sizes, for sale cheap. Made of 261 BROADWAY QUOTATIONS.NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 1885. ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.A .

meal. A little whole grain. scattered waste paper and just the thing for Florida Oranges, fancy, per crate. 3 OOa 3 50 full line of Wooden and Metallic i+

among,etraw will make poultry] scribbling or memorandums.Send Florida Oranges, fair to good, crt. 2 OOa 2 50 Cases and Caskets always on han paper Florida Orange,frozen Inl'r, crt. 50a 100
scratch for whattheyget and conduceto for samples and.prices. Florida Oranges, crate. 2 OOa 2 50 All orders promptly attendoo'to., 25
J. D. HASHAGEN, *\ '
their healthfulness. C. W. DACOSTA. Eastern Agent. Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla. \, '.j3,j

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:- Dealer in Secondhand Clothing. SEEDS Established six years, we maintain our rapidly growing trade by personally -
( Standard Time. ON
selecting our seeds from the choicest stock highly improved and ) AND AFT R
4 Cheapest place in the city. Old cl.-tli- tested. luau l order all filled from our Bulk Dins, containing fresh SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1886, 5.50 a. m.,
seeds such as our .Market Gardeners use nurcessfullj. TWO Trains will liave and arrive as
ing cleaned and repaired. Spots taken T1i IAL OFFERS FREE Ill:1IAIL.: On receipt of Fifty Cents we will send post-paid 18 Papers _.- ._-- follows- -
.oneeach of the foUowlngspecially selected eeds: OniaDVanvers Yellow
;Radish Long scarletGutterhead SOUTH BOU D.
from your clothes at once.for short top: Parsnip! sugar or cup; Tomnto. New IJaragon. ver,.tine) : Lettuce Dutch ; ,- ;- ----- --.-. .
later Melon Cuban Queen ; CJunllb! Golden l Hummer; Netted Nutmeg Melon ; Cucumber I i, M I .d' r.IIol:
j> Early Frame; Beet, Egyptian Turnip extra early ; Cabling, Winningstadt.fine variety: Carrot, I r_..'...... I, ca I .Q
Lundfli Sale. Danvere, half long; Celery, Large white, fine flavor; Turnip, Flat red or Purple top;Pumpkin, I .1 1. .1.".:0. :' d.0., w ol I .ClIO..
Cashaw. Spinach, Bloomsdaleextra curled; Salsify or Oyster Plant. Special made Z oZ 1 ZI
quotations on STATIONS. i f ;
A large amount of land f Ir sale it Pens, Retina and Seed Corn. Sample of '' sent by mall on receipt of Ten Cents. -Zo I c i., r0.
FOR THE LADIES A Flower Garden Free by mail. On receipt of twenty-five cents we will -I I u ,
quantities to suit purchasers, in tin send 1'i Packets of choice Flower Seed" each paper containing mixed I / 1 < < I
of varieties Verbena, J'nDlfr, Mignonette, Phlox, Alyssum, Candytuft Sweet Peas, Balsam, 1- :- --
vicinity Crescent City, Huntington, Ageratum, Aster, Zinnia, Hclinntliu! bend sump for UI\lstrated.Catalo Leave- I--I" A-I-In. ;;; ;; Ax

Lake Cotno. Pomona and Forest C.G.ROWLEY, Prest. 1 SI*It IN(:'FIELD SEED CO., SPRINUFIELD, OHIO. R. WharfSanford.I! ......._ ...,,,_1,,,_,,,I..._... ..._...
E.. UILLETT', Hec')'. I Growers, Dealers and Imported i OJ 8 .to,,_..... 4 OIO (OOt; 7 50
Hills. By --- --- -- ------- -' _. JBelalr........ 3j 8 W:......_! -t.,10, 101 8 OS
Longwood... 10 9 ()f)1.' ....... 5 .l01, () 23 8 40
.I. BROWN, Altamonte.. 12 913''......_ 5 10 10 ; ij i 9 00Ialtland.

nov 166m. Fruitland Fla. ....., 15, P 20;......_ 52110t.i) 935
,. Winter Park'; 18, 11 2$I"'I 510. 551, 955 I

-- --- -------- Orlando.......! 22':' 915, A AI 5 5511 151 1120:
'omu. Kissimmee..,' IU.1O! ;;o I 5'21 JI tJ .4):12: 0.3; 1 30
10,000 ROSES ,
ROSES 'I i .
I j P.M. i P M
also Shrubs and flowers ;iainesJitytiartow! ( 61111 I :''0', ti 171..... -J.-; _._...
-.. of borls. Mend for descriptive list-sent free. Wti ANNOUNCE THE WINNING OF NO LESS THAN J'nc' 11 6 -PI.--! 351!
Orange or any trees are unlnjure by frost FIRST PREMIUMSandME11ALSatEzhibi.tionsof ; AuburndaleLakeland ] 7' 11 401) 6 50..J 4 15
Kalb Hem Watermelon i+eet. SI.50 Ib. ) 95 the New York and Penn Ilorli- t PM : I 1'\:\
Societies, and the INSTITUTE
Mammoth Ironclad g:;,.. 1.5'1) o Heed.aved from;, 1885 .....! 8:1i12: 2UI 7 501......_I 5 40 f
Cuban Queen .= f: I fW I( FORGHRYSANTHEMUMS Superb Collection our Plant City..i, 9.312131: 8 20..j.1: + 6 35

Scaly liiirk .. 1:25" y ; lof 7OO 4)) varietic8,will Seffner.......... 1034 1651! IS -IS'I..1.' ..... 72l
Boss ;::;; 0 .:0") I give untoldr.leasure., '.11108ewbo bought Seed lab)ear write us they "have Ar Tampa..H51 I:10): ) 9! ......., 800.
Georgia Rattlesnake (Georgia grown) In" ? more uO plants from one One Dollar. each.
AH fresh and true to name from fine melons. ,I "The pleasure I have had with my 40 seedling Chrysanthemums cannot NORTH 1IOUNU.i .
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Discount, on quantittea.MJBRlnls. = G, be told. seed!! Now Ready' oO cts. per packet. ------ -' ---- -. -
The Norinandie, 15c.per packet; the Trl. '' i : ci 0, ..oo
( ct fINt'HUPY 'r' :: -
PANS H ES murdeau, the Imperial (. i! I I.
eriiian au.i I ', r 0''I.O ..:6 OI b '
facksonville, Fla. Casters Odier 0
( ; per pacset, 25 cts. each.r .
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-----1 ,, EXHIBITION ASTERS, 10e.per pkt;63 variety. !??3. 'VEETPE\ .STATIONS. M I = gZ g"5Z! gZ
Untested Italians! March exnnisite varieties. 15c.per oz. Other very beautiful I Flower Seeds in variety. a: I 0 I ..QI

Queen Bees /}II; ,vprilan.l.l May SI.2-,; I 1. PLANTS RANITl"5lLY8ANTIIE3III? gt.OO. 12 !CARNATIONS.ii:1.,81. )0. 12 GT-! : _1 !I _, =- _

Junu and July jsl.OO. Also tested Queens and d 8 ROE:" Si. The 4 collectionsof Plantafor 53. Lea I!I i I'M I PM A.X

nuclei. Dozen rates on application.! I' Our Catalogue full of information. FREE. Tampa........'' 0, 2 ouSetluer ........ 5 MI'.._'" 6 30

Addressvt.l3+ Miri ANNA M. HKOOKH V. H. HALLOuK SON & THORPE r;AO.OrdersonEaatfInsdale; _......| 12| 2 :;Ju';'....._ 6 t5.' ...._ 7 15
: Plant City.. 221 1 2! 5'j j,......_ 6 4U ....... 8 20
torrent a. Orange Co. Fllf. _._ '......
--- --- --- -- --- -- - -- Lakeland.. 32|! 3 15'; I 7 30 '._'" 950
--. Auburndale I;, 43'; '' 3.10:......... GUI..._... 1035
Bartow J'ncl! 47} 3 531JHalnesClty1 !........ 818......_ 1135
EXCELSIOR CARPET STRETCHER. COo Val Nurseries 5-1', 4 OSi :........ 83.') PM ..._...
Sell rapidly. lay blg.U.;O.OOO void.AirenU Isbo c I AM Ar Lv
wanted. Local or traveling. Hample frelJ. It.W. ..:I Kissimmee..I 751 5 156\ 05. 9 80 2 00 130
.MONTUOSS Ualien. Mich.,Sole Manufacturer. w TKOPICAI. AND SLMJTHO1MCAL.f S Orlando.._... 93( 6 00 7 00 PM 2 3 25
: Winter P'rk'! 97, 612, 7 15.. ....... 3 021 355
(" Free d Maitland--JlUOi i e 18Altamonte 7 J.; ... 3 4 15
..;,,102, 6 i :27' 7 :t5........ 3 25 440
MAKE YOUR OWN dOg -- py A Longwood... 6 35, 7 4.) ....... .3.t5: 515
r. r rrOTJ-: ; Y 9 ; JBelair.........,105j; 650'' 8 ......._. :3 50 540
.9c 2 Ar. Sanfordlll5 7 00| 8 07..........' 4 00 5 55
o Sef;Tier, Hillxbnrough ('0., Flu. K. Wharf...... I I 3 I Ienlbertoll
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:: I \1'1. Ft. STATIOoNH. M'l t't. =-
6 FAIRANPSIJARN3EAL1NL tit, I9. 2J. 1t.( 22. ;:;t t1
to get the materials in the cheapest .
ti form ; how to make up formulas for differ t .5** .... -1--f -
ent crops ; .even ways to make plant food or ="" -- .<< believing shut it[ a man has dealt squarely: with laft'UuuEGo P.M. A.M A. M P.M.
bones ground and whole all about fish for OC men bis patrons are his best advertisers 1 invite uil \ 7.- 75
and where to ; them and wood k Oft ,( 8 make inquiry of the character of my seeds among ov er u 5.47 6.30 .........Owensboro......... 8. 8 6.2061
manure get -, I million of Farmers, Gardeners and 1'lanters who haw 16'' 5.58 7.ooi...........Dalle City_......... K.18 M8'I 59
ashes&c.&c. A book of
with valuable: information 120 all pages,crowded -'' S Ji D. .. used them during the past thirty year HaikiiiK a 2'J1 6.l7 7.30'...........IUchlanll._........ X'S.'O: 52
given in the ii' -- i 1" large portion of the seed sold(few seedsmen raise the: 431: 1 7.J.J: 9.00I..Lakehmd! _......... 7.103,5u, 3'J53i
plain,common sense way farmers can under .. \"A-"A, I ,OGUJ;'! seed they fell) 1 was the first seedsman in the Unwed 8.0ll 4 Ar ':.........Plant City........... '?. ...... 22
stand. By mailjpcts. Also books on Onion, "" r H ::; ." States to warrant (as per catalogue) their purity and! freshne ". : H.2i .............'eftner............. 6.5.1....... 12
Squash, Cabbage, and Carrot and Mangold ::: -;"" :Jly 'If-W y, 'table tlld: Flower Seed Catalogue..r 1 ISbB will be 7518.55, iArrlveTampa..LeaveI6.t)(),....... 0
raising: : at v>cents each or the five for $1.35 -4 tent FIJEE to all whovritefor it. AmonK'anlnllw'">-, xnnty! -- -
>I by mail. Two of these have been through my friend*will fiud in it (ami in noneoth.*r) 1111..", ,' :,i"+ ,K'.io-'- Bartow Itruiicli.-Dally except Sunday
\ and ((886 ,, hape,just stout azenrlr.a, 1< Uemler-oiiV, inn' neiirllivloc tar .
10 IS; My large! Seed Cata- --- --- -- -
IO1I6free to all who write for it. a. large I .Jauica.II. Gregory, :larbleIie..J, ,Ja"S.BOWKER'S .. outhBoI' .
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JAMES J. H. CRECORY "rATIONS. ;. Pas. Pas. Pas.
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(YJf '?BLEHEAD, MASS.A I 13. 15. 17.


Leave..Bartow Junction...... 0 .1.50, 4.10 8.20
Leave_...W3nterfaven..I 5 I2.f>:5 4.25 8.40

)f Arrive...Bartow .....................17. 12.40 5.1)1) 9.25
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FKIEtfIOr. ) IN NI EI). C -j Pa Pas. Pa.q.1 Pas
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A,VCCt'tiINFALLIBLE % : iI ;:!,1 I 12. 11. 16. 18.
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w Leave B rtow.........-...... 01 I ;ii.30 2.50, !.tWJIIU'J)) ;
Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen r Y I.eave'Vlnter Haven.... 12! 6.12 ;';.2J! ;>
Sweet of Connecticut the natural Bone set : Arrive Bartow Junctlonini! 6.30: / ;3.40, 4.3'111.0)
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ter. Has been used for more thin .rn! years, I ; --- ---- -
and is the best known remedy for Hh+ umatism :* Sanford u.u11I1tllu. River Kail road.

,Nel1r\\I laHpraln", Bruits' Cuts, Hums .Daily except Sunday.. .
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Grind! Jour own Bone
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I feat Oyster Shell, Oj, 8.M 17
.GRATIAM Flour and Cora 3! 5.171 ........tJ.'ort Ht'ed......... i.IS 14
fin rF.! the$BED: ). JVXTXiXj JOO percent 51 5.2.>1....... ...tRutledge......... 7.tO 12

.moree made in keeping IMmlJ1oT. I ,. : iJJQ 0
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)' ED MILLH. Circulars and Testimonials cent -C-04e.o. J Flag Stations. Trains No. 3. 5, 9 and 7
pn application. WILSON Bl OS.,la.toa,1'ati.. ; IJ"hr-'o. J TtJV.This Daily except Sunday. No. 1 and 2 Dally.
.- Trains No. f, 6.1U and 8 Dally except Sunday.
,-.-. '-': : :.-:- ...::-.:" .- ':;:.'-=-,, -IC': :: Train No." 3 stops at Lakeland for breakfast.

of 'JO a monthaPcnueveryw fertilizer was one 01 the first Fold In i, a heavy crop ol fruit and put on an extraor Train No. 2 stops at Kisslromee for supper.
.. Florida for orange groves, and has given general dlnary growth through the whole season ; Trains No. 19 and Dally. Trains No. and
r ere satisfaction. It contains a large amount but the most remarkable result obtained from 22 Daily except Sunday.
$4O to travel month and tell&expenses staple Roods to distribute to Dealers circular ,or >f potash, principally In the form of sulphate, the use of this fertilizer Is the tact that the Connects at Sanford with Sanford and In
*in your icioity. All expenses advanced.| which experience has proved to be better fruit is fine and bright, and there has been dian River Railroad for Ovldeo and points on
Sample package of adapted to the orange. scarcely a fallen orange In the grove, while Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and
s' oar goods and lullpparticulan rBEE. Send 8 cent my own prove alongside which was not fertilized DeBary-Baya :Merchants' Line of Steamers
for postage packing etc. We mean what ve uy.JIAT10XALTUPPLY THE DE BARY GROVE. has lost almost the entire crop, the Jacksonville and all Intermediate points

a COMPANY. earthsbeneath the trees being covered with on St. Johns River,and with Steamers for Indian -
Cincinnati. ] <
FRUIT PREVENTED FROM FALLING. fallen Iruit. River and Upper St.Johns.
ENTERPRISE, FLA. 1 regard the form of potash used In the
DEAR SIR-I purchased from you last Feb- preparation of this fertilizer to be the great At Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers
REOPENED. uary ten tons of Bowker's Orange Grower, desideratum of the bearing groves. and Pemberton Basslnger,and points with on Klssimmee river.
Mr. rredertck Respectfully yours, Ferry Florida Southern
to DeBary's
which I applied '
orange groves of bearing trees. The trees set (Signed) W. B, Watson, Manager and Railway at Bartow for all points with NortbI ortda East and West
For free copy of the moat valuable and Interesting circular ever Issued with referenceo Railway for Fort Meade and points South.
I 4R SaWY8r's Hotol&llininR-Romn .this branch of the orange Industry, address Through Tickets sold at all regular stations

JOHN D. WELD General Agent points Nortb, East and West.FREDEKIO. t
t i' .. Jone2 -tr Oec21Sm 78 Hay street, SaYannoIi, Gsu m&7Z-85 Q n'l Ticket Agent.

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(Successor to J. E. Hart,)

The Oldest Seed House In the city. (Established 1875)).


.G-.A.El.DE: ] SElElJf8.:
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I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free ------ -
on application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in WINDSOR two to four thousand dollars; two saw ands
planing mills running, two stores lip and one
s the name of one of the prettiest and healthiest office another store building Post Office
; a
Corn Oats Flour Grits Meal BranWheat
Hay towns In Florida, or any other State. established; bakery, ; stable, and several -
Situated on the eastern shore! of Lake New- orange groves : miles of streets
nan, a beautiful sheet of water some nine setthe
cleared out-in fact whole face of the
GROUND FEED, SCREENINGS, COTTON SEED MEAL, Etc. miles In length, abounding in fish. :Nine country is rapidly Improving.
miles east of Gainesville, two miles from


the Peninsular Railroad. During the fall and winter two more stores
J. E. Tygert & Cp.'s Star Brand Fertilizers.Guaranteed .
are to go up, one church, one academy,and a
Analysis. LAND. score or more of dwellings. A steamboat Is
Windsor embraces a tract of about 4,000 to be put on Lake Newnan to connect with
Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE acres, nearly one-half cleared. The soii is the Florida Southern Railroad at Gruelle.
neither the white sand of so largea portion of
FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE, Florida, nor the red clay; of Georgia, but a ACCESSIBILITY.
TRADE Irk dark rich loam, producing excellent crops of
MURIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH, all varieties of vegetables or the finest orange Windsor Is easy of access. Take the steamer .
trees. The higher land is fifty feet above the to Palatka, whence a ride of two hours on
NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC. lake, gradually sloping to the water. Lots Florida Southern Railroad takes you to Gru-
varying from four to twenty acres, several elle Station;or Peninsular Railroad to Camp
Prices on application. July 27 U fronting on the lake. yule, three and a half hours from Jacksonville -
.. and a hack ride of thirty or forty min
HEALTH. utes will take you there. Hack meets after- .
noon train from Palatka.
ESTABLISHED 1850. The wonderful healthfulness of the place
has been the subject of remark for the past
thirty years. There are people now living ONE HOTEL NOW OPEN.
there that have been residents for that length We have an excellent site overlooking the
of time,and who assure us that for a populalake, of five acres, which we will donate to
216 Pearl Street, New York, tion of seventy souls there was not a physician any party who will build a good hotel to
called belore the war In fourteen years. accommodate fifty; guests. No better place
What other portion of country can make so can be fonnd.
BAJEOER'S COMPLETE good a showing? It is high pine land with
.... excellent water; sore throat and catarrh soon
disappear here. LANDS FOIL SALE.

Lands can be purchased at from Fifteen to
ORANGE TREE MANURE CLIMATE.Windsor One Hundred Dollars per acre, according to
is located on the ridge midway location, and whether timbered or cleared.
oetween Ocean and Gulf, giving it a steady Several beautiful lake fronts.
No hot here and
even climate. nights few
DO YOU '" ..\N' .HOME IN
which furnishes just the plant food required by the Orange Tree from the time of setting Insects
out,to full maturity, such plant food being in a highly concentrated form. Its effects are at IMPROVEMENTS.Windsor FLORIDA f
once seen in the healthy appearance of the tree,the leaves of which assume a dark green If so, we would say-take a good l look at
color, and the yield and quality of the oranges is improved. The splendid conditionof is oung-barely 15: months oldVIN I DSOIt before decide where to settle.
the trees(which is produced by this fertilizer)enables them to withstand much that would and there are up and f In course construction I you .
otherwise be most injurious to them, and forty houses, several of them costing from For further particulars address:

as will be seen from the following: ,

ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. West Street Jacksonville Fla ./
GentlemenIn reply to your letter asking what success I have had with Forsyth ,

the Baker Orange Tree Fertilizer, I would state that I am very much pleased april -20-Gmos OK WINDSOR.

with it, and intend to use it again next year. My trees have not had an insecton -- ------- --------------------- -- ,.
them this year, nor have I any rusty oranges. I used the same fertilizer on

my pineapple trees with excellent results. Jacksonville and Panama Park ...

Very respectfully yours, GEO. H. PACKWOOD,

The high standard of this, and all of our Fertilizers,will be maintained in the future as in :Real Es"'ta"te : : : .
the past. Sulphate of Potash Muriate of Potash Sulphate of Ammonia Super
Phosphate of lAme, and all the Agricultural Chemicals of strict purity constantly -
on hand. Strictly Pure Ground Bone a specialty. .

descriptive. pamphletapplyto I { I P. McQUAID, Jacksonville, Fla. AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY A SPECIALTY. --

Who keeps a full stock of our Fertilizers constantly on hand,or to
Bearing Orange Groves! choiceJBuilding] Lots and g K>d Garden land near the city for sale.
Houses and Truck Gardens for Kent and excellent li nd in lots of half an acre and upwardsin
good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will Improve.
S$_Groves planted and taken care of,houses built r.nd Improvements made for non-resl-
J83300,000 Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fruit trees for sale. -...
jgMoney to loan on Improved property.
Office Hours at No. 1 Reed's Block,Bay street City,from 9 to 11 A.M.
At Panama Park from 2 to 6 p. M. sept29-tl


,1 highly absolutely ounce: is concentrated.worth pure a and 1U Notice to hippeI11 of OrangesVIA

of any other kind. It strictly a medicine to be eiven with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay:like
It. It cures ohicken cholera and all die eases of hens. Is worth its weight in gold. Illustrated book bynail
\, ) free. Sold everywhere or sent mail for 25 cents in stamps. 21-4 lb. airtight tin cans $1|
by mail, $1.80. Six cans by express p id,for $G.oo. Da. L a JOHNSON & CO.. Boston Haas. SAVANNAH AND ATLANTA :PAST FREIGHT ROUTE.

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OEl.C: >SayCo"' G-O'"VVENr: ,

, SAW THE special attention of Shippers Is called to the jTEW SCHEDULE arrangements of
these old established Railroads through Georgia, In co: .aectlon with the Cincinnati SouthernWestern -
, and Nashville,Chattanooga and St.Louis Railways ti Points. Inquiry Into the
STATE AGENTS1FOR merits of the roads that const'tute this line, will sat;,fy Hhlppers as to their reputation for
reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ med,and their Schedules not experi-
ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any Information regard to the Line cheerfully given. ...
Bangor Orange Box Shooks and HoopsAND We give below figures that will show the bestpossibl TIME between Jacksonville Cln
cinnatl,and all points West:
DEALERS Ilf Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes trill give explicit directions, and see
that their Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts,read 1.1f! Savannah and Central Railroad of



ORANGE WRAPS, ioioM7to to lixilrmbest< 12x12, 15c. VIA SAVANNAI. I

The Bangor Box has been before the orange-growers of Florida for the past ten years; is Leave Jacksonville........_......-.................(S. F.&W.Rl ..............__.........................__ 6:00 pm
:: used exclusively by the larges. packers and shippers of the State,and is recommended by Leave Gainesville......................................( .......___._______......._.... 2:00 pm
all Commission Merchants as being the NEATEST. LIGHTEST and STRONGEST Orange Box in Leave Savannah.............................................................. .... ..................................... 3:40 pm
the market. Bales for the past season upwards 300,000 boxes. LeayeDIaeon..W........... .............................................. ...._.................._..._............ 2:38 amLeave
Atlanta................................................................... ................_........_............... 9:35 am
See that every bundle is brandedVBOSD'Y Leave Boyce....................................................................... ........__W-..-......._........-....... 8:20
Arrive (. ncnn.......................................................... .............._......_.................. b:00am
dc GOU'EN, State Agents San Mateo, Florida. Leave Chattanooga...................................................?-.... _.............................................1020pmW.
Leave Nashville........................................................... ?..................._-......W........_... 5:15 pm
ALSO FOB SALE BY Arrive Louisville...............................,........._........._...... ....... ......................._....,......_ fcOOam
Tysen'A Smith,JackonvUlel. 8.H. Benjamin &Co.,Mlcanopy; Lovell & Pemberton,Lees W. H. LUCAS Agent G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
burr Wartman tra; E. W.Agnew.& Co., Ocala; C. C.Waite, Reddick; J. MReddlck Jacksonville,Fla. Savannah,Ga.
,Brookivill; 8.Jenkins, Altamonte. auglO-Qm W. F. 8HELLMAN, Traffic Manager:,
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f l I+ "" T't;: :: en will be mailed on application. We will mail our 112 page Illustrated Catalogue -
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-O":::- 0 : U1 oclO-tf Gl and GG W. Bay St., Jacksonville Fla.

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Please Ponder the Following Facts and Act Accordingly.1st. .

;.. They carry the Largest assortment of Fancy Groceries in the State.

.: : .. : 2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establish-

ment in Florida.3rd. .

i They are selling goods at about New York prices, freight added. .>

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.J 1th. They WARRANT every aticle sold by them. {

5th. They issue regular Monthly Wholesale Price Currents.6th. .

:, They employ a ]larger force than any Grocery House in Florida.7th. .

It will be to your interest to send for their prices before purchasing

elsewhere. jan 26-tf

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L TheMachinreareliht.strong, Semi now if you are Interested
\ aS-runuug, ,uuniruLle in Farming Gardening,or Trucking,
(t sign ana fini-h. for our 188G Catalogue, which
; Fra.uealalt.Jnr fully describe our Seed-Drllli,
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; I! S. L. ALLEN & CO. Wheel-IIoee,
{' t I ,' Uf and Hollow Steel ,
127 and 12
f Standard Horse Hoes
LI I ft ftP Catharine Street, and Cultivators. Free to all. .

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Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters, &c., Metalic Building Supplies.
No. 313 North Water Street, Philadelphia.
State Agents for E. Van Noorden& Co'sMETALIC

: SHIISTGLES.: JG-Large shipments remitted on day.of sale, small shipmentsweekly.rAL .- s
74 West Bay street,JACKSONVILLE, FLA. oc9-6m


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; FHdted PAY ', A'11 r Cows and Heifers bred to best Netherland
I ; ':',; f 'S''. 1 I and Aacele Bulls.f .
?f-( 1 The Average Records of n Herd are the

I t To Fertilize Orange Groves, Truck Lands and Farming Grounds !r'i.//" ......, The following True Teat Milk of and Its Dlerit.Batter Records

.t. hare all been made by animals now la

I 'WITJI. PREP ARED .I \ our aTX Herd=,g B.ECO .:CS:

: nnwrii -.-- .... ---- i r Three Cows have averaged over 2D.OOO Ibs.In a year.
=-==""'" Five Cows have averaged over tg.orx Ibs.In a year.
-_ .. ,. Ten Cows have averaged ov- 1,,,000 Ibs.In a year.
llEMJCAL.s -.s.--- We know of about 30 Cows that bare made yearly reco- exrrcdinir 16,000
i ibs., and 14 of them are now In oar Herd and haTe averaged ore 7,500: Ibs. 25: have averaged -
over 16,000( year. 63,the entire nu mber In the Herd that hay jade yearly records,including -
fourteen 3 year olds and twenty-one 2 year olds,have averaged 12.7>'' ,s.5 ounces in a year.
4: SEPARATE ]MIXTURES FOR DIFFERENT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES- BUTTER RECORDS Five Cows have averaged Ibt.To' .. a wpek. Nine Cows have averaged -
:; as represented In nature. Cost only$12.00 for sufficient quantity to make AT HOME a UM s 19 Ibs. H o;. In a week. Fitter Cows have averaged 17 lbs.6 oz.
f. Of good Phosphate. No dirt, no Salt, no Plaster. A circular on Orange Culture, and in.a week. Six 3 year olds have averaged 14lbs.b a week. Eleven 3 year olds the entire number '
descriptive of the use and preparation of the Powell's Prepared Chemicals mailed free. tpsted,have averaged 13 Ibs.2 oz.In a week. Six 2 year olds have averaged 12 Ibs. lS oz. in a week.
t Fifteen 2 year olds entire number tested. have averaged 10 lbs.83-10 a week. Tbn entire orig
', anal imported Netberland Family of six Cows.two being but 3 years old,have averaged 17 2-3
BROWN CHEMICAL CO. I H. ROBINSON & CO. special Agents) week. This is the Herd from which to get foundation stock. Prices low for quality of Stock.

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LAND: OF FLOWERS IS THAT r. -12 t'tii1.L.\

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t i GARDBNS$ AND NURSBRIES$ LANDS.Situated REAL ESTATE OFFICE simplicity- : ..durability :- _

SOUTH$ FLORIDA ..01"I Reliable,and power. !!ttu I-

I on each side of the wanted in all unassigned -
I --- A.t ;3Iiciuioi. Florida.j.uey Pumps, Tanks, and Wind Mill
Pot Grown Semi-Tropical FruitI South Florida Railroad and its nave all kinds of property.' for sale, Supplies of every description.
: L.unimproved and those in the higheststate Farm and Suburban WaterWorks

,I and Ornamental Trees, Bartow Branch, of cultivation. Orange Groves, LakeFronts Catalogue a specialty.and Prlce-Llst Illustrated free.

, Plants and Vine Vegetable Lands,Truck Farms,Town The Phelps: &Bigelo W.M.Co.
I In the Counties of Lots,etc. The home of the Orange, and the Kalamazoo,Mich.,and 1815 West
))1' No Loss in Transplanting.Catalogue place where the Vegetables love to grow. 9th Street. Kansas Cttr.Mo.
Orange, There Is nosuch: country under the sun like .
Price List Free that surrounding anop Circulars and --
I' and onj application ------ -
Polk, nfOrmatlOn furnished upon application.
, the Address 60 Pictures, andS elegant -
{ to Manager. AVERY & BROWN, Fancy
Hrevartl, Cards in Gilt Edge Silk:
mar30-ly Micanopy, Fla. CARDS "'rin ;e, Hidden Name, tc.. 1
I A. Sumtcr, Songster,I f50 Prize Puzzle and
8 parlor games, nil for lOcts. Game of Authors, lOcta.
Oakland Co. Fla.
nov29-ly Orange ,
I and
Ilillfeborouglt. "ELTSWORTH"SUMTER IVORY CO.. Clintonvllle Conn.
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I 83,000 Acres: Agent Make S'i a PpmilvD Scales
1: SUNSET ELI ERY COUNTY yselliiiirl'erfectralllliyEntirely

of these are NEWLY acquired Lands, which new in principle. Weigh one ounceto
t 25 pounds. What every family needs and
well located on the T. &; O. R. R. and in the )
Sends Catalogues, with practical hints to having been for several years reserved from will buy. Rapid sales surprise old agents.
new beginners,free on application Included heart of the Lake.Region. FOKSHEE &; McMAKlN: : Cincinatl,O.

I In our list are the very choicest varieties sale are now offered.
grown. Thornless and Early Fruiting a -
;..... specialty. These lands comprise all classes and gradesof John McMurray & Co.,

R. W. PIERCE, South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak Manufacturers of

will buy a warranted speculation or a Cheap
Lands the Backbone Hills in the famous -
Indian Fla. among
Springs, Orange County,
declMl Home. Lots 170x210 feet. wagons DasasBueBIIorseshoetng
__ Lake and Hill region of the Peninsula.
Send for Circulars.E. ,

Established 1856. 200 Acres in Nursery. Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of and Repairing done promptly

f [ II. nUCK IAN, Prop., Office and Warerooms No. 121: Forsyth St.,
well timbered with Pine and Oak
table lands ,
dec4-3m! Jacksonville, Fla.
Fruitland Nurseries Jan J-3m Jacksonville. Fla _. -----_ .- -
undergrowth Low, well-timbered, Pine
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I AUGUSTA GA. ''P' Buy the Best I"JE
SIZI; 401 OO FEET: !
Lands; Prairie and Marsh Lands set In rich OTS $4. ,!
P. J. BERCKMANS, Proprietor. Awards FIRST Pr*.
Lakeview Lake :! mluin and Gold Medal .
native grasses affording good pastures for on Kingsley *% rs a ff% n3T
The stock of Fruit and Ornamental trees, @: $50 buys a 6-acre F !J .. oo.lI at World's Fair New
' Evergieens, Roses, Palms, Flowering t Hhrubs cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered in the tract for "-vMllwn :214--9'J.U; ;c-- .-Wind Mills) The KIT.!
Strawberry PUnts, etc., adapted to the climate An ORANGE GUOVE. : .UKKA; after a trial
of Florida Is unusually e this fall. thriving new railroad towns of Kissimmec, Send 2 cent sump for :Mapetc.., to l lasting mos.was pro.
Among the new fruits, we offer 10,000 trees ofIclfie"N noun<'t'd the beat overall
i TUOIMCAL LAND CO., and today standsat
Japan Pliim, Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lake- P. O. Box Ins, Jacksonville, l hl. the bond of all competitors. Rjzes.W
t 18 ft. diameter of wheel.either for
which bids fair to become valuable market
a Seffner : Orient and REFER TO Ex-Gov Geo. F. Drew, Pumping orPowr Mills." Perfect in all
product; also Japan Chestnuts, Prunus PisKardil land, Plant City, Mango, Jacksonville Rev. C. parts and warranted. Estimates ao-
new peaches, etc. Our list of Conifera :McLean, St. Augustine. ?plk-ation Also Mfrs.of the Adams Dl.
and broad-le.ved Evergreens, adapted to a Dade City. nov9-ly reel Draft Barn Floor JIor elower.
Sub-Tropical climate Is doubtless the most ... .. Live Agents Wanted. Address Mfrs.,
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extensive in variety In the United States. For further information apply to Land Department EMIT .k \VOOD\VAliD. Kalamazoo, lllek.;
Catalogue No. Fruits and hardy Evergreens J. E. M'GINNISS
Roses, etc.Catalogue of South Florida Railroad Com- ,

No. 2 Oreen-house Department.
Catalogue No.Wholesale listjfor; the trade pany, Sanford, Florida.WALTER Room No. 10, Bostwick's Block, Fancy Poultry.ALI1Vit"I' .
Catalogue No.4-Fruits adapted to Florida. GWYNN Jacksonville, Florida,
i Free to all applicants-address as above. FRIES

nov9-6mos Janl2-tf General Laud Agent. ST. NICHOLAS, Fi v.,
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REAL ESTATE Keeps twenty varieties of pure bred Fowls
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W. LEDWITH.. F. C. SOLLEE. I i2g;;-s for Hatching $2 per Dozen.
; f RARE SEEDS Has just received a tine selection from the
LEDWITH & SOLLEE, ought; and Sold. best Poultry Yards in this country.

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\ Peterkln'B Cotton Seed per bn-. ft.50:3 lbs by I mail 1JKA..EKSIN Water WheelsJlWonesand ,
11.00. Yields 40 per ceut lint. Kaffa Corn ('arlieltand Houses for Rent in desirable portions of the PORTABLE MILLS
most productive forage and cereal, by mail $1.40per
ft.5>> fora0c.noown Maize the most wonderful REAL ESTATE, city. City property handled and A.A. DeLoach&Bro., Atlanta,Ga..'

vlelderof by mull 40c. per lb. Select returns made e 'PrHcs, wrfully l low. Send for
Rattlesnake., Kolb. Gem, and Pride of Ga. Water Ofllce, :No. 7 Herkimer Block, promptly.Conveyancing 1.tge catalogue.! Mention this paper.
melons hv mAil *1.50iw>r It,. Send for special $eed .
done and at short
Circular. JACKSONVILLE, FLA. ---- -------
notice. A.. N. DOB.IJINS&.BR(>.
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Correspondence solicited. dec2l-Om

100,0000rangc Trees for Sale Cheap ORANGEHIGHTS.
Twenty thousand budded from bearing trees
of the best and choicest varieties on sour d
stocks three and four years old. Our stock is "Heathiest Place in Florida."

grown on high, dry, light soil, is hardy, ECUR_ TOWN
healthy, and free from insects. We aspire to LOTS. High, rolllntr, fertile lands, pure water railroad -
offer the best trees for the least money. $25 )
facilities and Northern society. Superior :; -
to$30 per hundred, according to quantity.J. location for fruit and vegetable culture.A .
.ti. BROWN & SON
few choice residence lots given to parties
novl .6m Fruitland, it'h. Healthy, High, Rolling Land with who information.will build houses. Send stamp for full

Nurseries Or Lake Vicir Go Beautiful Lake Fronts. nov9-iy C. IJ. PALMER. Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters,

100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our FENCE 21 LAURA STREET,

This Is a Hare Opportunity to Piir- CHAMPION
trees are very thrifty, three and four
year old stocK, % to 1% Inch diameter, with chase Lots on the Highest Tract .J JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
one year old: buds. Nurseries easily accessible t
to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for MACHINE
Catalogues. AddressE. of Land in Tropical Florida. Guusmithing done in all Its branches.

B. FOSTER, Manager
dec2My South Lake Weir, Fla.ibley's Patented IRON SAFE WORK

alncs City is situated half-way between it r Nor.24.18S5. Special rates on Stencil Cutting by mall.

Tested Seed Sanford and Tampa, and right on the South oct 8-tf

Florida Railroad. It is situated: on the lush: ". -- ---.-.-- --- ..- -..- -
f s Catalogue free. S est land in South Florida-rich,rolling and 'I::
HIRAM ns1i6pLEv"1fca.d"r11 healthy This excellent country lies to.tho SOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD CO.
Rocm&l1'u.No Y. AKD CmcjLao, ILL southward of large lakes which protect the I [W'II '
... _. SAKFORIJ FLA. 11 1851.
---- tropical fruit. There lS no frost here. The Sept. ,

fact of the Indians having selected this section Stands at the bead of all wire' and Picket mar NOTICE.
TIlE !: 'i'llL of country as a home demonstrates be- : ehlnes for making fence In the field being
LARGEST SEED HOUSE .SOUTH. yond a doubt that it is absolutely the richest the most complete,simple,spdedy and easily oper- From and after this date no Steamboats,
portion since it Is their aim, on account of : ited and having the moat Perfect tension device. team Barges, or vessels of any kind will be
ALLKINDSOFSEEDSLIPLAfTS" '''' ."'/'r.otr ; will
H B KBOE r' / aversion to labor, to find the most ferule It in/.n any kind of pickets from one to allowed to take on or put off Freight or PaKengers *-
six !' wldej easily twisting a No. 8 wire,and : or land at tho wharf of the Houth
tracts thus affording large returns from a
moderate; expenditure of labor. making a fence*chat nstock will break down at a Florida Railroad Company, at Sanford, Fla.,
very I cost of sixty cent a rod complete. \ except such line or lines of steamers or other
Come and see this town before buying else- nr down hill
or on a level equally well, keeping
vessels as are the direct advertised connections -
8 nd for New Illustrated Catalogue for 1886, where. : pickets perpendicular. Lf easily bandied.
A farmer of the said company, and working under -
F. J. HINSON boy caD work ft. Every
aM prices of Field Seeds. Mailed riCKU. can afford to contract with them.
I awn one. Write for circular and
T. W. WOOD & SONS, HaInes City, Polk County, FJa. price. (Signed) JAMES E. INGRAIIAM,

Q Oiosals and Retail Seedsman Richmond Va. end for descriptive circular,free. WAYNE AERJCULTURlCa Richmond,lad. Bep2Mf President.rr .



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Bargains in Real Estato. Nursery.

Notwithstanding the freeze,can still supply Vividly illustrates all their
atlItrlAp[ >t raMMMrt) Budded Orange and Villa Franca Lemon trees
S in quantity and in good order at reasonable
1.. 4RAILWAY. prices. All varieties in stock.
The VI la Franca stands at the head and
$500 will buy a fine residence: lot atv unhurt wnen all other lemons and limes ADVERTISEMENTSALEX. .

Tampa. Easy terms. wer' badly I nJu I ed Send in your orders for
WAYCROSS SHORT LINE February and July.
$5000 will buy 200 acres high rolling MAITLAND NURSERY,
hmd adjoining the new town of Maitland, Fla.
All Trains of this Road are Run by Genual. I ((90th) Pemberton, junction of South Florida and -- -- --- ---- -- D. ROUSSEL, .
Meridian Time, which Is 33 Minutes SIMM' r Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla-
than Jacksonville Time. coochee River. THE DINGEE & CONARD CO'S Manager.


ON AND AFTER HUNDA. NOVEMBER $ IOO will buy a residence lot in Oriole. a
15,1885, PassengerTrains will leave ami wrrlvu IUU new Railroad town on S. 1'. R.R., in Office in Bostwlck's Building,orner Bay and
I dally, as follows: Hernando county. Easy terms: concessions
to those who will build. Place rapidly im Pine Streets.P. .
proving. Our(:rent!Specialty is rowing and
Leave Jacksonville dally at............ /::lu a m KO"' LS.We: have all the latest distribute
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at......... 7:15 p m i frwill buy a handsome lot in PurkersIW standard sorts,in different sizes and prices to suit all O. Box 711.Send.
Leave Callaban daily at_................. h:08 I a in $ burglarion count facm C want Over -IrtO( rhoieett rarientt choose from.
on aU Post
) 'ClOp. .nail to
Arrive at Way'rossdall)' at. ....-.... ..Htoo( )( m er Park. Send for colored Property 01'ered We send-trongPot Roes choice safely of varieties by all labeled
Leave Gainesville................................. 6:20 a m cheap. map. Offices purchaser's
Arrive Gainesville............................... 8:25 a m very 3 TO 12 PLANTS $ 19 **& 515. ioi- Term.U. .
Arrive at Thomasville daily at......... l:3! p m per
Arrive at Bainbridge daily at....... ... :':35; p m $ ifpi Jw will buy a large building lot in according TVp\v(:uM to P.valne.78 pajres.Two elegantly year! Roses express.Free.Oar
Windsor AlachUu.,
Arrive at Chattahoochee dally at,...... 4:<"il pro county, a llourIsninir Addrewi THIS fllNUKK fc ('U AUU CO., - -- ---
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N. R. it..uglO p ro place. Rose Growers. Went ( rove Chester: Co.Pa.

Arrive at Mobile via L.&:N. R. [t....... 2:_/> a m S. FAST MAIL STEAMERSFOR
Arrive atNew Orleans viaL.&N. R.R 7:2u n m $5000 will buy 400 acres land adjoining PLANT SEED COMPANY'S RELIABLE .
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from Windsor. Easy terms. Only ,
Jacksonville, Pensacola, Mobile and New $">00 cash required; balance on long time (to
Orleans. suit purchaser.

FAST MAIL. $2 50 will buy a well locnte.i: lot of I" ry Palatka ana All Lan ilin n RS s sUPPER
Leave Jacksonvilfe daily at.....?.......- IM) p tu acres ; land all high and
Arrive at Jacksonville daily at..........12iO< ) m dry ; originally selected for orange culture ON
Leave Callahan dally at...................... 2:25 p m terms of credit. < >IDly $25 cash required, Write tor their ILLCSTBATED CATALOGUE. AddrtUS
Leave Chattahoochee t.....................11:10 am and an equal amount per annum i flus the interest PLANT SEED COMPANY, ST. JOHN'S RIVER

Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:20 I) m on delerred payments. The easiest OJ2 NORTH FOURTH STREET, SAINT LOUIS, MOo
Leave Gainesville at...........'............... 6:2+lj a In terms offered on high dry lands in Florida (Mention this Taper.) MANATEE RIVER
Arrive Gainesville.... ........................ 8:2 am Enquire for particulars. __ n___ TAMPA,
Leave Live Oak at............................... 9:3; a in $450 will buy a fine 10-acre lot close by
New Orleans.
Arrive at Waycross dally at......... 4:20 p m station Candler, Marion county. :&rifc-ftw:BY .m Key West, Havana and
Arrive Brunswick via B. & .v. R. R... 8:20: a m Very prosperous! place; good lands. S'STfiirRVa, ( (\Li DI1 l lrQcro

Arrive at Jesup dally at...................... &:5') I) 1\ will buy choice 5-acre lot at Can- .... /.; ; -
Arrive at Savannah dally at............... 7:40 p m $2 2 5 dler, close by the station. < LJEscR'Pnf. / 'i'. !:--. t: DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES
Arrive Charleston daily at............. 1:10 a m ; '
Arrive at Washington, D.C.,dally atll:00 m $400 will buy a 4(>-acre tract of high roll- f i

Arrive at New York dally at._.......... l):5)() p a n.. i. g ,,ine land 1.> i tog a little off from >.I ,f6'- .;;: D '
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Jacksonvilleto the s. S., O. & O. R. [L Marion: county. Sat- ../ .. A!!-_ PEOPLE'S LINE STEAMERS
sfaciory terms to buyers.
N'w York without chance. ,
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Washingtonto $2 80 will buy a beautifully) located V8\J'' 8{.
Jacksonville. whole blo'-k' of Jots in ;Jarkcrshl1l'g.Ine lSS6. _:

Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars Jacksonvilleto ) in it for the right man. Over lO lots Wl: be In111ed F P.P.E to nrplcatfi: and to customer! oft
St. Louis, via Savannah, Atlanta, Nashville now sold. ?H year without ordering it. It cotilan:: >- about! 130 pas. Steamers II. B. PLANT, of the People's
and Evansville.EAST t.'.,) illustrations! !, prices, ar.-uratc di'scrirtiirn; and) valrLsunns
$ 150 buy acres good orange land for plantinK? nilarietif* of VKGI'.TAJi.: Line, and CITY ol the
adjoining Parkersburg.: and FLOWTKK SEEDS, EtfLHSit?. focal' De Bar)'- a Merchants': Line, will run as
FLORIDA EXPRESS. will buy 80 acres high rolling to all, er'*< lally to Market Gartltorrs. Send for It. follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line

Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 5:00: p n. $2 500 laud adjoining Floral City, in D. M. FERRY & CO., Detroit, Mlchlr Wharf foot of Laura street:

Arrive Jacksonville daily at........... 7:5- a in Hernando county. Money in it for subdivision ----- - ----- Leave Savannah, Florida and Western
Leave Callahan dally at....................... 5:13: p m into lots. Terms to suit. Railway wharf, Jacksonville,
Arrive at Callahan..... ............ ........ 7:11 FOR SALE CHEAP.Le dally,on arrival of Fast Mail train..
? > tun will buy 80 aeresgood high .
rolling .............................. 3:30
$800 Leave p m
Leave Waycross................................._ 7:57 n
Arrive at Waycross daily at.............. 5:10 p ) pine land north of Couper on F.'y Leave Tocol......................................... 6:15 p m
Leave Gainesville dally at.................. 3:50: ) a w in Hernando county. Good.neighbor- Leave Palatka...................................... 9:00pm(
Arrive at Galnesvllledally at ............11:15 i>: p in in hood. Leave Welaka....................................-.11:10 p m
Leave Live Oak at..................... 7:15 a TJi $600 will buy i'O() acres land at Oriole Conte Pears: years, 45 cents. Lea.e Georgetown............................. 12:2-;a m
Arrive at Live Oak dally daily at............... 50; a p m with Lake Front. Le Conle Tears, 2 years, :::0) cents. Leave Volusia....... ............................... 2:30 a m
Leave Thomasville daily au ............11:2 n m i crrwill I Ima handsome 80 J acre tract Le Conle Pears, 1 > ear !ti cents. Leave Astor.............. ...........-......._.... 2:35 a m
Arrive at Albany daily at.....?.... ....... ..1:11 p aIr CP IUVJU southwest of Oriole, close by Improvements Keller Pears, I year, :M cents. Leave DeLand....................................._ 5:00 a m
Walnuts and Pecans 2
Arrive via Central R. R. 7:10 commanding building site fine years. 40c. Leave Blue Springs. ............-............- 5:15 a m
Montgomery a m ; ; English Walnuts and I'ecans,1 year, 2c.
Arrive Mobile via L. .J\: N. It. It.......... 2:2,3 in 1 land. Arrive Sanford, South Florida Railroad -
Arrive New Orleans via L. p Fifty trees and over at lower rates. wharf...... ........................_......... 7i5a m
&: N. R.R. 7:301 m
p will buy '10 acres land, high and
$1200 Also one fine ISearJiiir Ordure Grovesplendid Arrive Sanford, City wharf.8:20 a m
Louisville via & R.._
Arrive L. N. R. 2:2o:
; a m dry,adjoining town platoi'Oriole.A location, near Waldo, $6,000. Las Arrive Enterprise............ .................... 8:50am
Arrive St.Loafs................................... 7:40 a m
nrtune for someone by sub-dividing into
terms. Address! Leave Enterprise................................. 9:10 a m
building lots.
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars between WAY CROSS STOCK & FRUIT FARM, RETURNING,
will buy iO acres of land
Jacksonville Louisville, Thomasville, $600 preceding. Waycross, Ga. Leave Sanford, City wharf.................. 6:10 p m
Albany, Montgomery and Nashville" and to Leave Sanford, South Florida wharf 7:15 p m
and from .Montgomery oalnesville. $12 5 0 will buy 80 acres' land adjoiningthe --- --- ----- - --- Leave Blue Springs............:................ 9:05 p m

Pullman Palace Meeplng Cars and Mann ('ompan "R land-sat Pemberton L. MOKETOX MUKKAY, I UHAKLES MCNAR Leave DeLand...........-....................... 9:10 p m
Boudolr Sleeping' Cars Waycross, Albany which 1 they; have laid out in building lots. Notary Public. Justice of the Peac Leave Astor..........................................11:40 p m
and Macon; and via Waycross, Jesup and River front. A bargain. Leave Volusia...................................._llrJo p m
Macon ; between Jacksonville and Cincin 500 will buy 120 acres line land between MURRAY & McNARY. Leave Georgetown..................?........... 1:30 a m
natl. Also Through Passenger Coaches via $2 Dade City and Tucker- u:ave Welaka.-.................................... 2:30 am
both routes betweeu Jacksonville and Chat town In Hernando county. EAST COAST LANDS Leave Pal atka.................. ............_...... 4:30 am T
tanooga. will buy 40 acres splendid high Leave Tocol....................... ................. &30 am
Jacksonville Pullman Palace and Savannah Sleeping, and Cars Gainesville between $400. land, two miles from Brooksville. "Halifax River," Volusla County Fla. Arrive Jacksonville.......-................... 65 a m

and Savannah. $800 will buy young orange grove, 2'.5 I All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bulling Connecting at Tocoi with St. Johns Rail
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars from Jacksonville trees, some beginning' to bear; Lots on and near River. Address, wit road at Palatka with Florida southern
Washington, D.C. grove in fine condition; Clay county, fine stamp, at Ormond. Volusia County, Fla. Railway ; at Astor with St. John's andLake 't
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars,Jacksonville neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley derlv Eustis Railway: at DeLand Landing
to Louisville via Thomasville. Albany and Lake. -- with DeLnndand St. Johns Railroad; at En-
Montgomery.Pullman will buy 1(50(( acres high pine land o Anno i zrioOAfcVlr'l&l! GAZETTE\ .. TheO'.ICE terprise with A. C., s-1. J. &: I. R. Railroad tor
Buffet ars New York to $1 000 Titusville; at Sanford with steamers for Indian -
in Hernando coumy place bas
Cincinnati ; be mailed,securely wrapped,to any address In the
Jacksonville, and to Jacksonville several hundred dollars worth of improve- United Slates forThrco 3fonths River, and with trains of the South
Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars ft. Louis to melts on it. including: house; Hall road survey on receipt of O WW'O PIP r One Dollar. Liberal Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa with
Jacksonville, via Evansville! Nashville, Atlanta runs through place. discount allowed to Postmasters,Agents and the steamer Margaret of the People Line
and Savannah. for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River
Pullman Bullet Sleeping Cars between $5000 will buy 810 acres finely located New York is the MAILED ONLY legitimate connecting with steamships! Mascotte.
land in Hernando
Jacksonville Washington, and Jacksonville county. Will Illustrated Sporting and Sensational Hutchinson and Whitney for Key West and
and Cincinnati. sell all or part. Journal published on the American f Havana every Monday: Thursday)" and Saturday -
Through Tickets sold to all points by Rail continent Apply for terms to FREE i arriving at Key west Tuesday, Friday

and Steamship connections, and baggage Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square, New York. and Sundays and Havana on Tuesday, Friday -
checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berths .. and Mondays.
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and sections secured at the Company's Office -- Returning steamships leave Havana on
in Astor's Building, 82 Bay Street,and at. Depot IIO3IES IN FLORIDA IN COUNTY COURT Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday Key
Ticket oIDceiand on board People's Line West Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, arriving -
Steamers and Chattahoochee. DUVAL COUNTY, FLORIDA. at Tampa sunday Thursday and Sat-

JAS. L. TAYLOR Oriole, IIci-iiuiiclo County.Send day, at New Orleans on Alond"y.
the said County
lly Oounty Judge of :
General Pawseneer Aeent. A freight steamer of the People'or De Bary-
stump for colored Map of Oriole and( Whereas, Francis E. Cornish has applied to Baya Merchants' Line, leavts Jacksonville .
R. G. FLEMING, Superintendent. information how to get a home in Florida, this Court lor Letters of Administration on daily, at 6 p. m. Returning, leaves Sanford
close by Railroad in active operation. Splendid i- the Estate:; of Joseph Remington, deceased 1. dally, at 9 a.m.
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orange lanus. Large number of newgroves late 01 said County of Duvai.
Racing by the Boats of this Company if
already begun. Purchasers rapidly These are, therefore, to cite and admonishall Strictly Prohibited.For .
A. J. BEACH & SON coming in from all over the Union. Attractive and singular the kindred and creditors of
plan of purchase; but little cash required. further particulars}Inquire of
Bargains oHered. said deceased, to be and appear before this JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk.
NUBS] Court, on or before the 16th day of February, Omce Waycross Steamboat Wharf.Jacksonville

Our stock of Fruit Trees Is large and fine, W. B. CLARKSON A. D. 166\ and file objections, if any they ,FIa.w. .
and in good order. New l-'rults.among which have, to the gran tint; letters as aforesaid, M. DAVIDSON,
the White Adriatic Fig, San Pedro and otherwise the same will be granted as prayedWitness General Traffic Agent, Astor Building. .
are White Genoa. Office : 72, W. Bay St., up stairs, my name as County Judge of the C. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager, ,
Catalogue free. AddressA. County aforesaid, this 2d day of January.1880. Savannah, Ga
Jacksonville Fla.
H.8.HAINE8 Gen'l Manager,
wp2S-l Palatka,Fla. County Judge. I Sept.17.U. Savannah.. ; .1





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I Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc.
Together with full descriptions of all the

CHOICEST VARIETIES OF ORANGE & LEMON TREES 32G: 1\11<1328 North Delaware Ave., Philadelphia
II Ian
i Also Price List Send for Catalogue to
ErctabItrltutl 1$7.1.
1 Ii} W. 'W. :I3AWKINS: 3z SON:: jFrops.,

I t -- _____LAKE_ __GE_ (>lt9,1 f A._ U_ __h Jan 1 :85_ G. W. SHALLCROSS & CO.,


Consignments of orange solicited. We have trade that consumes all our oranges with
I Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks. out having to!send' to auction. Remittances sent on day of sale. JuneS-ly
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: Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general. line
L Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. A 'dress, W. JB:. ::PILL: :: : >V'V,
t AARON: "W-A-IITSIEB., Georgetowinf Fla
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I' :L..A..-v"J3T..A.oFt..SJc: =Ft.Y-, Straw arrshipping A Bnt, Fruit and Vaete a.

k, McBRIDE & KINGSBURY, Proprietors,


Nursery at Point LaVista,four miles up the St.Johns River. Boats land at wharf at Forwarding and Commission House S., }\ & '\". R.R. Wharf,
I the Nursery. A full supply of Fruit and Ornamental Trees, suitable for the climate ot
1 Florida. Orange Trees Budded from Bearing Trt>es. Only the Largest or King Seedlines! selected
: for Stock. A large supply of Two-Year-Old Buds on hand this season. Budded Trees Where growers' supplies are on hand and for sale at lowest possible prices for
from 10 cent up. Groves Set Out Warranted..
U.EFERENcEBank of Jacksonville; Prof.Halll ayot State Agricultural College. Catalogue cash or to our patrons. Every necessary convenience for packing Oranges
sent on application. sep4-6m!
expeditiously, and in the best manner, by skilled workmen, at reasonable

SAN MATEO NURSERIES.; prices.novSO-tf() Oranges direct from the groves for sale by the single box or car-load.

A full stock of approved sort of ORANGE and LEMON Trees-One, JEHTCommission LISIJ ED 1576.
Two and Three-year buds. Trees fine and thrifty. Ornamental Evergreensa

specialty. Send for catalogue.sep E. BEAN .

; .6m MAXWELL, ANDERSON & CO., San Mateo, FIn. ,
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Way cross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville Fla.

f Brunch Packiiig-IIoiifrc!! AVuycros!!! Railroad Depot, Gainesville, Fla.
t r a :n. g e s, :Lemons ,

Tae: : range anal ]Lemon. And other Fruits and Vegetables! ,

in variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To aid Honey Peaches, LeConte and PACKED, SHIPPED AND SOLD.

; Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons, Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.

CATALOGUE FREE. c=:-r0en. Lemons

!! Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton
i i Island, St. Johns River. c-ro:: vv err:;' !3"1.:1.pp1ies.
Have a full stock of orowers' Supplies-consisting of I'ottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
A. H. MANVILLE & CO. Boxes,which maki-s the Whitest, Lightest/ Strongest and Cheapest Box in use. Beach
i I (Bangor)Thin Wood, Dressed! I'ine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps,etc.,etc.,all of
the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.
; au 24-1y _______ _Lakeland_ Folk: County, Fla._
Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car,

:F.A..JFt..-VXEVV"crFt.SE; ::: .JESj : ; Send for Circulars and Stencils sep4-tf

j SAN MATEO, PUTNAM COUNTY, FLA., Refrigerator Transportation for Strawberries and other Fruits to
Northern Markets.
Offer tor the season of 188.5-6 a choice stock of


; Consisting of the well-tested, named varieties, Homosassa, Magnum Bonum, :Mandarin,I SOUTHERN REFRIGERATOR Co.
Tanglerlne, "Mediterranean Sweet," etc. Also,

i, Sicily Lemon, Grape Fruit, Shaddock, Lime, BOWEN'S PATENT REFRIGERATORS )

FIGS In variety Including the White Adriatic CATLEY GUAVA,both red and yellow Will be prepared to carry Strawberries for growers in Georgia and Florida to Northernmarkets
EARLY MULBERRY, JAPAN PLUM, and other Fruit and Nut.-bearing Trees, Plants During the coming season.
For rates and all information apply to
and Shrubs suited to the climate of Florida.
Catalogues with prices sent on application. Address W. H. PILLOW, Jacksonville, Fla.

O. It. TIlACIIRIt, l'lann-cr; ,
I oc.>6m Han Mateo.'PutnaiH Bounty, Fla. dec7-3mos GEO. B. EDWARDS, Charleston S. C.
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G. L. rr .nER. Proprietor,


Peach Trees a"fWt.'lalt including} : the Honey, Peen-To, Albert Sidney,Thurber,and other
varieties of the Chinese Type; also LeConte and Kiefer'H P-ar on LtCtmte Hoots,and other
Our Seed Warehouses,the largest in Our Green-house E' Establishment at Pear, both standard and Dwarf; .Jaian PersitllmOnol:, Japan \Ielilanc, Kelse)'8 Japan
New York,are fitted up with every appliance I .TI"t'4.y City is the most extensive In Plums. Quinces,s, Filmond4.. "'ilbertValnuts, (Chestnuts -JI.O) Orange Tree.
Shade and Ornamental Trees,etc? Catalogues 'tree on application.REFERENCESFbSt .
for the prompt and careful /:\i.wl 1l'3. Annual Sales 2>$ Million
filling of orders. Punts. National Bank, Jacksonville; Messrs. George F.1)rew& Co.,Jack
Oar Catalogue for 1886, of 140 containing colored plates descriptions and illustrations
pages ---- -- -- ----- ----- -
at the NEWEST BEST and RAREST SEEDS and PLANTS, will be mailed on receipt of '
> ci* iin )) to cover postage.PETER

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Augusta, Ga....._........... 40 87000 ,Cedar Rapids, la......,... 133 199 2CJ 00''I' 'Logan!:port, Ind............' 85 ,140 (j JO( portsmouthOhIO.80'i 130 00
Atlanta, Ga................... 40 7000 "Champaign, 111............ 90 150 ()()I ; 140 'I(Lincoln, Neb.. .............. 1 15 '22000 Peoria, 111__..................\.' 85Plttsburg. 140 00
Atchison, Kan.............. 116 17500 (Dalton, Ga......-...... ....... 50 87 150 00. '| Macon J Ga............... ......' 35 61 25j; Pa..i 112 167 00
Adraln, Mich................ 90 15000 (( 0..1 80 130 150 00 j Mobile, AlaI ....................' 50 87 50.: Quincy, 111_..................1 i 118 181 00
Ann Harbor Mich....... 90 150 00 'Dayton Ohio............. 80 ]130 ;; I 11500;; I :\Mont omerv. Ala........! 40,7000, ;: (,Home, Ga......-............... 50 8750
Alton, IlL..._................ 85 14000 Defiance. Ohio............... 85 140 00'i!, ; 115 OOi Mansfield, Ohio............,; 90 '150 00 ,lock Island III............. 115 175 00AnnlstonAla.
............... 40 7000 ,Detroit Mich........._...... 90 150 ( ( .I' .:ISO CO, (iMsissillon Ohio...........: 90 ;150] OOi, Rochester, N. Y........... i 1 21iandusky 177 00
Birmingham Ala......... 40 7000! !Danville, 111................. 85 140 ; 12300: !Mt. Vernon, Ohio.80/; 130 00| Ohio...........: 90 150 00
Bloomington, 111 ......... 90 150 '' 1 10 ,178 14000, [Memphis, TenuMilwaukee ........... i I 60 '1l500! (Sioux City, Iowa.........' 1 32 190 00
. Burlington la.Bellevfile. .-............ 1 07 176 00')()' Dubuque, Iowa.............. 90 1: ); ::1-1000;: Wls........... 90 150 OOl) Springfield, 111..1, 122 195 00
Ill................. 85 140 00)() |Des Moines, Iowa......... 1 45 |1216 !\ 1 .ISO 00: Madison, Ind..............., EO 13000) 'St. Joseph, Mo.. ............I, 1 16 175 00
Buffalo, N. Y.........?...... l 12 167 00 Denver, Col.................. 2 81 '1360 IJ :ior 00, ':\lInneapolllInn.._...|, 123 192 fill: St. Louis, Mo... ...... ....... 85' 110 00
Bay City, Mlch.............. J 00 17000 'Dixon, 111..................... 90 |,150 ; ''142 00! Madison, \\ Is................; 1 28 173 50 Saginaw Mich....... ... .. 95SprIngtleldOhio 160 00
Bristol, Tenn......-....._.I 78 150 00 ,Elyrla, OhioKvansvllle ................... 1 06 1149 ( .... .150 (00.. Montreal, Canada.........i 1 41 20200''lOiOO''' ) ........... 90 137 00
Cleveland, O........... ...... 80 ((15000 Ind-.......... 75 j1 12500 [IKansasClty\lo.......... 16] [175 00'' hvllleTenn....... ... 60 ': IHt.l i 25Toledo. 19250
Cincinnati Ohio.......... : 11500 East SaglnawMlch...-. 951100, 00 Lansing MU h'LaCrosse ...............1 CO |170 00,, New Orleans............... (60 j( i 105\ 00 I 0..1 I 9050 00
Cairo IIIColumbus.. ................__ 75 125 00 i astSt. Louis, Ill......... 00 Wis.............. 1 41 J208 OOj! Newark, Ohio............... 90 100 001 (Terre Haute, Ind .........1| 80 130 00
Ky.............. 70 115) 00 I Emporia, Kan................ 1 56 1 232 50 1 (Lima, Ohio.....-..... ...... 80 J1SO: 00() Omaha, Neb.................. 16] 175 (Of,, ,{,Toronto, Can................j 1 1 13 17800
Columbus, Ohio............ SO 130 00 .Erie, Pa................._...... 1 12 16700 Lafayette, Ind............... 85 '1140 00) Ottawa, Can................. 1 30 200! CO' Topeka, Kan................i 1 40 20750 .
Columbus, Ga. 40 7000 (Fort Wayne, Ind.........I 85 110 00| Lancaster, ....... 85 (i110 00: Oil City, Pa. ................. 12 1167 00 Urbana, Ohio...............I 80 130 00
Council Bluffs, Ia......... 1 41 20300HO )() Findlay, Ohio.............. 1 02 141 00! ,I eavenwortnOhio..Kan. ...... 1 16 !J175 OO; Pekln, Ill. ..................,... 90 ilnO 00'!; Wheeling, 'v.Va........... 112 167 00
Chicago, 111._......_....... 85 00 \Fremont, Ohio ......1 04 14300 i I' [ Louisville Ky.._..........., 70 1115 OOl, Pana. Ill........................ 85 |140W) Winnipeg, Man...........I 2 40 379 50
Chattanooga- --- _. _--,_Tenn.. ..... 50 87 50 Fort Dodge, Iowa......... 1 49 244 50 ,Little Rock, Ark........... 1 00 )J1G5_OOi,___.Piqua.,. Ohio.................... SO 113000; I



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StationsofSavannabFlorIda&WesternRallway.-............_......._................... 25' 50 j I 1 : 45' 9011,: .15 90, : 4il: 1 90 45 00 :: 45 90; 401 9011: 45'' 001 60 110
Jacksonville Callahan, and Live Oak................................................................ I 120 40 ,5 001 40 801: : 40 80 40, 80,1, 40 s0 40 Mj' 40, SO, 40, 80,! 54 00
Gainesville New Branford....._..............................................._............................. !125' 50 I SO 451' 001"" 4i1 90. 45'' 9O !145 90 45 901, 451 90:, 60 1 10
Landings on St. Johns river ...........................................................................?....... 30 I 6'I 35 1 501. 1 50', 1 00 I: : 501 1 ooil 150 I 1 00 50) 100, 50' 1OO() I 50 1 901 6.1 1 16
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and including Ocala ........................................ 45 I i 'fi 1, 50 1 00 65 1 30: (GS' 1 30, 6.:) 130' I 6., I 1 30 65 lm: 6.31 1 3D(): 65' 130 79 1 46
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala ...............................................................1 50 1 ,0'! 55 1 10 70 1 401'1+'1 .0: 1 10; 701 140 70 I 1 40 70 1 40'; 7011 404;I 70 1 40! 84 156I
Stations on Fla. So. Ry., St. J. & L. E. Division.................._.............................. : 50 1001 I 55 I 1 10 70 1 I .0 140): .0 140, .0 I 1 40 70 1 40,' 70'' 1 40' I 70 1 401, 8-t 156
Landings on Lake Santa Fe.:....._........................................-................................. I 145 90 50 I 1 00 65, 1 ::301 I G>\ 1 30'I I 6;' 18O: I 6' 1 30 e1 ro' 65'' ': 130: 'I I 6 f > 1 301 80 146
Tampa.............................. ........... .............................................................................. 55' 110 GO I 1 20 75 150 7')11' 50!' 7&150', ':' 75 1 SO 75 1 501' 75'1 150:11! 75 1 88 1 65
Landings on Manatee River.................................................................... .............. 55 1 10 I 60 1 i I 11 20 7511 50 i I 75, 1 50's! ;s 7.3 150, 75 1 501, 90 166
Stations on J., St. A. & II. B. Ry............................................................................. 33: 6011": 38 i 70 [ 00 5.1'' 1 (00') 53;. 1 wi; SJ I 1 00 5.1,1, 00 501!' 1 (O:i M 3 1001, 67 1 16
Palatka..................-........................ ........................................-................................. 2j 501: 30 I 60 4.) 001 I f 5 90: 45 901:; I S' 90 451 1 no!. 4J'; 90 I 4.1'' 90'1') 06
Augustine................................?...............-.......................................................... 33 60( 'I i 38 70 53'' 1 Wi! 53: 1 OCI( i 53 1 Ol'1 5:1: 100 I( 53,' 1001' 5.3. I 100 1 (X),I: 67 116
Stations on J.T. & K. 'V.Ry ...... .................................................................. ........ SO (G(1(1 I 85 I 70 50: 1 00''f 50 1 00, : 50) : 1 001'I 50.I I I 00 501 1 (0 50! 1 00, 501, 1 OO!. I 67 1 16
Landings on Lakes Eustls and Harris ............................................._.................. W '; 1 10 I 60 1 20 751 1501 75 1 50.' 751 1501; 75 1 50 75t 1501 751''! 150' 15Oi : 00 166 \
Stations on South Florida Railroad. I !' I: 'i. !! : 'I i _i' !: _; ; I 551 I : I
From Belair to Bent's, inclusive......._........................ ..........._..........._...... ..... I 3.'> .0""; 40 : SO ":) 1 IOj 55 1 10 I ;:)-.) 1 10i I Do r-) 110 5:> 1101' 5i: : 1 ID'I I -I 1 1 10q iI 68 1 26
From Longwood to Orlando, Inclusive.............................. ................... ......... i 1 40 i SOJJ l 45 ': 90 60' 1 2011; 6O\ 121 ;i 601! 1 201, 61) 1 'O 'i 6Q, 1201: : 6Q 120 i i 60'1 1301 1 73 136
From Gatlin to Lake Parker, inclusive.-.................................................. ...... .J., 901!, 50 100 65 I I 65'' 1 SOG i, :; 1301: 6.5(j; 130 tf( i 1 80. 6i 1.tO! G5I 78 1 46 J
From Acton to Bartow, I inclusive..............................................._.........._.... ... ; W I I 11001! 55 : 1 10 70'' 1 4011! 70! 140'' iOj 1 40 71)) 140., 701, 140; 70 1 40 I 1 401 I! 8:1: 156 1
Stations on F. R & N. Co. north of and Including Ocala.............................. t 45 I 901'': 50 ,1 CO f)i; 130'j! 651 130 i 651. ). 1 30: t 6,') I 131) 15l: 1301 651' 1 30 6.)1) 13O:<<), 79 1 46 '
Stations on F. R. & N. Co. south of Ocala?-.........................................._....._ ;! 50 I 1100,; i 155 1 10'' 701 1 w 70,1 40 ;i 701 1 40i 70 I 1 40 ,01! t 101, 70 1 01! 71) :I 56
Stations on Sanford & Indian River R. R............................ .................._......... I 35 I ,011: 1 40 I 80 55j! 1 10"+ ''S. I 10 +; 5.i1' 110;, 5; 1 10 !55? 1 lu 5i' 1 111 : of) 1 IOd 68 1 26
Stations on Tavares! Orlando & Atlantic II. R.................................................. 50 I 1001 I 55 ,,1 10 70; 1 40.I! 70'i 140'' 701 t 1 40 70 ;, 140 !.Q:; 140' 70 1 40" 70 1 !401!, 88 1 M <
Gulf points north Tampa_..................-................................................................ 55 I 1 101' CO ': 120 75! 150)( a1 1511, 75' 15O, 75 i 151) 75; 1 50)( : a l.j{) 75 1 00"; 901, 1 M \"
Gulf points south Tampa........................?.............-......................._................... 75 15QJ 80 1! 160 95| J OO.! 95 199'': ro' 1 901. ).3' 1 90 0J{) : 100.., ro 190.,: 9i: I 91)1:; 1 101 2 00
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CONNECTIONS.l I The capacity of Standard barrel 1 must not exceed that of an ordinary tlour barreL
Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess. oi cnarges.
Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. The Par-load is estimated at 20,000 pounds!!, or 250 Standard Boxes. Excess of tniaati'xvt
Daily fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior 1 win he har": '' trP, 'rn eoqt.\. "nr-low! qii'moentQ rr i-r.;s:'be to one destination inn

and Coast points, Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.!
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not he required, but good order and condition of shipments -
Tri-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savanwill be an absolute requirement. It Is clearly understood between the shippers and the
nah Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or damage however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that "such los must attach solely to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Fridays. company upon whose Hue such negligence may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections at those points will not
Savannah everyThursday. be subject to correction by this Line. '"
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address of the consignee must be given for insertion In
Saturday. Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments to Western points will be charged at double rates.
No single shipment taken for less than $1 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Balti I'

IJNF"ORl\JATION: : 'on SHIPPER8.more.. shipped beyond,they will charged In addition the single package rates of con-
necting lines and cost of transfer.To .
make through rates from points tributary to the above, add the ratei of connecting Stencils, shipping receipts and information furnished on application toanyot the agent ,
lines ;to above rates. For further Information, If needed,apply to Agents of the lines! or to
he dimensions of the Standard Box for Oranges are 12xl2x inches, and tbewelght Is C. D.OWENS, JAMES I.. TAYLOR,
mated at 80 pounds. i TrafficjManager, Savannah, Ga. Gen'll''relght. AgentJSavannah. Ga.II 1




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KISSIMMEE, FLA., -=-: i:1'::::_' ... '0":.:-:..-- .

, Agent for Sale of Lots in--_"?_-_ .::::S., -":".:;."--' .L-=_ __:;..:.:;.,_:
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Kissimmee City, West Kissimmee and 'ift f _'" .. "r ;': L
i== The Finest Town between Palatka and Sanford.

Rosalie. ,;11 w';;": -..i.....=...-k!..:.

' '. ::1 .....F.:..i.. :..:" Good Business Point.
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t! Also for Lands owned by 'if.! :;- F-. Finest Lands. Best Paying Groves.

: HOUTH FLORIDA RAILROAD CO., M w ""'_, a= "w -
ilit f Least Frost North of Indian River.
Write for information to

litF decU-ly BURTON K. BARRS, Seville, Fla.
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Corregpondenf Solicited. .' ....
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Special pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement or Investment.s .
I Town Lots,Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Stock Pasturage Lands. o. .r&. JBC>...LL :JI.VJ.A.1'J: .A..gen..t,
These Lands Include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lemons -
1 ,Pineapples, Bananas,Sugar Cane,early vegetables,etc.,and are chiefly In the Counties OFFERS: FOR SALE
of St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard,Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hlllsborough, Polk, Manatee and

i: Monroe.Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located ou them during the past LARGE TRACTS OF LANDSIN
; six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices.
J The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice
i Sugar Cane,etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. EVERY COUNTY: IN
Address all correspondence about the above lands to

'W1111am: c an.D.C>n.: SC> 111; an.d. as1; :FJ1orida.


E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager, TUUSEll LANDS,


90,000' Acres of the Finest Lands In South Florida !
Laiid specially selected for Orange and E.ciunii
march 9-ly P. Address: :, JACKSONVILLE( FLA.

Two hundred deep,clear spring lakes,within a radius often miles. Their high banks --------- - ---
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an Inducement to the invalid. 2,000,000 AUBES LAND
Its beautiful and diversified scenery, boating,fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely w'nter home,where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture -
of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida FOR SALE: B\
.. and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided Into lots of five acres and upwards

,and will be sold ANCLOTE on most favorable, HERNANDO terms to Improvers COUNTY.At or settlers.. THE PLo RIDS SOUTHERN RAILWAY GOMPANl i

the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast: : high land In full view of the
-t ocean; salt air. salt water fish,miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange SITUATED IN THE UOUNTIEH_OF
groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of 200
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after
looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church school, saw-mill and all requisitesfor Columbia Bradford Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North-
Sumter Hernando Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
west.This Company have also rich and alluvial lands In Sumter, Alachua and Orange Counties ,
,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It would
do well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before pur- Consisting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Price
chasing elsewhere. I!<1.t 5 to S3 per acre according to location.

For further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co.,Palatka,Fla.
full particulars address,
BLOUNT & WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.G. .
M. MORRISH, Anclote. Hernando County,Florida. L. N. WILKIE, S. CONANT,
J. E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, Alachua County. Florida.
I A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County, Florida,or to Chief Clerk, Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager.TO .
I E. R. TRAFFORD, General ManagerSanford,Orange County, Florida. -- -----

Land Companies.Florida


Having retired from the fi rm of Barrs,Hunter -
& Stockton and a.-*tof i a tI I ourselves under -
the name of Iiitrrxit Hunter, we are now
prepared to buy find! sell city and country1
Land and Improvement Co. Heal Estateas can only those w ho have great
experience and the lull confidence of the
puhlic. Thanking you for past: favors, we
solicit your business! i in the fut u re.K _. '
A. & G. C. C. and Okeechobee Land Co. A Kits HITNTKR,
Jan 411 :3; |.31 West Boy.St.,Jacksonville,Flo.

Kissimmee Land Company.


2,500,000 Acres of Choice Lanes British Colony of Roxburgh ,

for sale in 'East and South Florida, adapted to the cultivation of Tropical NOW FORMING.

Fruits, Sugar Cane, Rice, etc.
Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators. The

town is only 5 miles from the metropolis of the State, situated on one of the

leading railroads, affording immediate transportation to Jacksonville.
Full information and circulars forwarded on application. AddressNo.


305 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. J. C. ROXBURGH,

Pine and Forsyth Streets,:JacksonYille,'Fla. oc5-tf nov2tf 39 West Bay St., Jacksonville, Fla.


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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. THE CLARK'S COVE GUANO Co.

Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and
Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.
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Cabin Passage, $20; Excursion 835.00; Steerage, 812, o ; :

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GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge...................................................Thursday, January 2" at 12:30 p. m Q Om
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................_.....................Thursday, February oJ,at .6:00 p.m .r.- :-:
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge................................................... Thursday, February U.atlOi.'W: a. m u.. to> fi r -
CITY OK MACOf Capt. Kelley...........................................Thursday, February 18, at 6:00 p. m a
GATE CITY. Capt. Hedge... .......................,.....................Thnrsdny, February 23,at 11:00( a. m O ::: ,
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley....................?......-.................Thursday, March 4, at 5:00: p.m W
GATE at Hedge ............... .. ................Thursday, :: 11at 9.30 H.m AR.l THE nEST=IN (IU E. I
CITY OF ICON, Capt. Kelley.............................................Thursday, March 18, at 4:30 p m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge............... ......................................Thursday, March) 21,at 10:00) a.m Prof. Isaac Stone, In his article on Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times-Union,
CITY OF:/ MACON, Capt. Kelley..?.......................................... Thursday, April 1, at 4:00 p. m October,1885,says: "Of all the fertilizers used on some 15,000treesthe Clark's Cove Orange II
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.?................................,.....................Thursday, April 8,at 8:30: p. m Tree Food gave better results than any other used." Send for Pamphlet and full particulars ;
Through Bills of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida t
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross; Short Line. dec7-tf WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER,State Agents. ,
(Florida Dispatch) and the Steamers of the S Island Route. -- :- -
W. H. RINv Nickerson's Wharf, Boston. t
F.W.NICKERSON &CO., General Agents. Bosto
For Freight, Passage, and Rooms apply to RIC 'ARDSON & BARNARD, Agents, Savannah -

For Tickets Ga. apply to Waycross Railroad Offices. ThEE LUEGRASS SULKY PLOW. \
epl-85 HENRY R. CIIRISTI -N. G. S. Agent,24 Bay Street..


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CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine.Friday. January 292:30 p. m
NACOOCHEE, Capt. Kempton.................................................Monday, February 1 J- 4:30: p.m CAN BE HANDLED BY ANY ONE WITHOUT INSTRUCTIONS.A .
TAJ LAHAH..gE. Capt. Fisher...........................................Wednesday, February 35:30 p. m convincing proof of the superiority of the BLFKOKASS: over any other Sulky Plow 1 18:thrh
CITY OP AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson_?................................. Friday, Fe ruary 57:00 a. m fact that we place it with fanners everywhereNot
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. II. C. Daggett........................Monday:: February 8- 8:30a. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine.........................Wednesday, February 10-10:30 a. m C>JST TB.IAL: :
NACOOCHEE Capt. Kempton....Friday, February 12-12:00 n'n a solitary one has yet been returned. This i is unprecedented in the history of ImproTt"JI'
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.._...............Monday, February 15- 3:00p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson ............................Wednesday, February 175:00 p. m implements.THOS. '
CITY OF SAVANNAH,Capt. H. C. Daggett............................Friday, February 19- 7:110)R. m ME9KLEManufacturers $ CO.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine...Monday, February '- 9:00 a. m ,
NACOOC11EE, Capt. Kempton.................................,.,.....-Wednesday, February 21-10:30: a. m of
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher...................Friday, February -I2oo n'n

[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.]
JUNIATA, Capt. DaggetL.. Saturday December 54:30: p.m ,
DESSOUG,Capt.- ...............-.Saturday, December 12- 9:00 a. m
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett..........?.....Saturday, December 193:00 p. m COTTON AND *! PLANTERS. &c., &c?
DESSOUG, Capt.-..............?....?...............Saturday, December 26- 9:00 a.m

THESE PALACE STEAMERS\ _.u __________ __ __ .. _
Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway.(Way cross Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Bills of Lading Issued to principal points North, East and Northwestvia :
Savannah. For further particulars apply to ,
HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORREL. Agent, 100 O.EitDas: : : ;
Pier No.35,North River, New York. City Exchange Building,Savannah, Ga.

J.W.D.L.HASH JAMES GEN, Agent, Eastern, 13 8.Third Agent Street, Sa,".,,Philadelphia Florida & Western Ry.Co.,261 Broadway N.Y. OF HARD WOOD CUT WITH ONE RUNG BY ONE OF OUR CELEBRATED

For Tickets apply to Waycross Railroad Offices. For Rooms apply to G. M. SORREL,
1,'83-1y H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'l Soliciting Agent,62 Bay street.
Thin is the record of a practical Indiana Sawyer, with the King of ,
.- -- .. Saws, made from oar Special English Tool Steel,capable of holding:an
edge longer than any other saw made. We challenge the world to equal it. r,


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I quote at Jacksonville 10 to 20 tons ,.$18 50 I Per cent WWWlflWffHVVPrice
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5 to 10 tons 19.50 :Moisture:
*' under tons 20.50 Nitrogen equal Ammonia. .. .. 7.00 $1.00 per food Including Handles and Gauge. Funded either
Price at Mills,at Madison, Fla.,$1.50 per ton I Phosphoric Acid,equal Bone Phosphates 5.11 extra thin back. Any one sending this card with an order for a Saw of any length,will reg r p :..:
ess than above. Potash ..... .1 to 14 with one of our Celebrated Criterion Saw Seta. We take this method of Introducing these
FOR SALE BY users of saws. E. C. ATKI NS & CO., SOLE MAKERS, OF SILVER STEEL DI seta to the 1*'

General Agent for Madison Oil Mills EC. Dudley Coleman, Agent, New OrieanJlJ9




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